Joanna Slusky’s publications on pubmed

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Manuscripts under review

  1. W. Franklin, J. Krise, J.J. Stevens, J.S.G. Slusky, Redesigning OmpA Loops Using Canonical Outer Membrane Protein Loop Structures. BioRXiv: 331546 [BioRXiv]
  2. Dhar, J.S.G. Slusky, Outer Membrane Protein Evolution, invited review for Current Opinion of Structural Biology (under review)
  3. J. Budiardjo, A.I. Ikujuni, E. Firlar, A. Cordova, J.T. Kaelber, J.S.G. Slusky, High yield preparation of outer-membrane protein efflux pumps by in vitro refolding is concentration dependent. BioRXiv: 296756. [BioRXiv]
  4. J. Budiardjo, J. Deay, A. Caulkins, V. Wimalasena, J.S. Biteen, J.S.G. Slusky, Colicin E1 Fragments Potentiate Antibiotics Through Occlusion of TolC. BioRxiv: 692251. [BioRXiv]


  1. Tan, S.K., Fong, K.P., Polizzi, N.F., Sternisha, A., Slusky, J.S.G., Yoon, K., Degrado, W.F., Bennett, J.S. “Modulating Integrin αIIbβ3 Activity through Mutagenesis of Allosterically Regulated Inter-subunit Contacts” Biochemistry 58, 3251−3259 (2019) [Biochemistry] 
  2. W. Franklin, S. N. Nepomnyachiy, R. Feehan, N. Ben-Tal, R. Kolodny, J.S.G. Slusky. “Evolutionary pathways of repeat protein topology in bacterial outer membrane proteins” eLife  (2018) [eLife] [eLife Insight]
  3. M.W. Franklin, S. N. Nepomnyachiy, R. Feehan, N. Ben-Tal, R. Kolodny, J.S.G. Slusky. “Efflux Pumps Represent Possible Evolutionary Convergence onto the Beta Barrel Fold” Structure (2018) [Structure] [very good by F1000] [cover image Sept 2018]
  4. M.W. Franklin, J.S.G. Slusky. ”Tight Turns of Outer Membrane Beta-Barrels: An Analysis of Sequence, Structure, and Hydrogen Bonding” Journal of Molecular Biology (2018) [JMB]
  5.  Slusky, J.S.G. “Outer membrane protein design.” Current Opinion in Structural Biology  (2017). [CurrOpStructBio]
  6. Kim, S., Patel, D. S., Park, S., Slusky, J., Klauda, J. B., Widmalm, G., & Im, W.. Bilayer Properties of Lipid A from Various Gram-Negative Bacteria. Biophysical Journal  (2016). [BJ]
  7. P. Lloris-Garcerá, S. Seppälä, J.S.G. Slusky, M. Rapp, G. von Heijne. “Why Have Small Multidrug Resistance Proteins Not Evolved into Fused, Internally Duplicated Structures?” Journal of Molecular Biology (2014) [JMB]
  8. J.S.G. Slusky* and R.L. Dunbrack. “Charge asymmetry in proteins of the outer membrane.” Bioinformatics 29 (2013). *corresponding author [Bioinformatics]
  9. P. Lloris-Garcerá, J.S.G. Slusky, S. Seppälä, M. Prieß, L. V. Schäfer, G.von Heijne. “In vivo Trp-scanning of the Small Multidrug Resistance protein EmrE confirms anti-parallel 3D structure models.” Journal of Molecular Biology (2013). [JMB]
  10. P. Lloris-Garcerá, F. Bianchi, J.S.G. Slusky, S. Seppälä, D.O. Daley, G.von Heijne. “Antiparallel dimers of the small multidrug-resistance protein EmrE are more stable than parallel dimers.” Journal of Biological Chemistry 287, (2012). [JBC]
  11. S.E. Dutton, E.D. Hanson, C.L. Broholm, J.S. Slusky, R.J Cava. “Magnetic properties of hole-doped SCGO, SrCr(8)Ga(4-x)M(x)O(19) (M=Zn, Mg, Cu).” Journal of physics–Condensed matter, 23, (2011). [JoP:CM]
  12. S. Seppälä, J.S. Slusky, P. Lloris-Garcerá, M. Rapp, G.von Heijne. “Control of membrane protein topology by a single C-terminal residue.” Science 328,(2010). [Science]
  13. J.S. Slusky, H. Yin, W.F. DeGrado “Understanding membrane proteins: How to design inhibitors of transmembrane protein-protein interactions.” Protein Engineering(C. Köehrer, U.L. RajBhandary; Ed.), Springer Verlag, 22, 315-338 (2009). [Springer]
  14. H. Yin*, J.S. Slusky*, B.W. Berger, R.S. Walters, G. Vilaire, R.I. Litvinov, J. D. Lear, G.A. Caputo, J.S. Bennett, W.F. DeGrado. “Computational Design of Peptides that Target Transmembrane Helices” Science315, (2007).*co-first authors [Science]
  15. J. Snyder, B.G Ueland, J.S. Slusky, H. Karunadasa, R.J.Cava, P. Schiffer. “Low-temperature spin freezing in the Dy2Ti2O7 spin ice.” Physical Review B: Condensed Matter and Materials Physics 69, (2004). [PRB]
  16. J. Snyder, B.G. Ueland, A. Mizel, J.S. Slusky, H. Karunadasa, R.J. Cava, P. Schiffer. “Quantum and thermal spin relaxation in the diluted spin ice Dy2-xMxTi2O7 (M=Lu,Y).”  Physical Review B: Condensed Matter and Materials Physics 70, (2004). [PRB]
  17. T.W. Heitmann, S.D. Bu, D.H. Kim., J.H. Choi, J. Giencke, C.B. Eom, K.A. Regan, N. Rogado, M.A. Hayward, T. He, J.S. Slusky, P. Khalifah, M. Haas, R.J. Cava, D.C. Larbalestier, M.S. Rzchowski. “MgB2 energy gap determination by scanning tunnelling spectroscopy.” Superconductor Science & Technology: Suppl S. 17, (2004). [SS&T]
  18. J. Snyder, B.G. Ueland, J.S. Slusky, H. Karunadasa, R.J.Cava, A. Mizel, P. Schiffer, “Quantum-classical reentrant relaxation crossover in Dy2Ti2O7 spin ice.” Physical Review Letters91,(2003). [PRL]
  19. J. Snyder, J.S. Slusky, R.J. Cava, P.Schiffer, “Dirty spin ice: The effect of dilution on spin freezing in Dy2Ti2O7.” Physical Review B: Condensed Matter and Materials Physics 66,(2002). [PRB]
  20. J. S. Slusky, N. Rogado, K. A. Regan, M. A. Hayward, P. Khalifah, T. He, Inumaru, S. M. Loureiro, M. K. Haas, H. W. Zandbergen, R. J. Cava. “Loss of superconductivity with the addition of Al to MgB2 and a structural transition in Mg1-xAlxB2.” Nature 410, (2001). [Nature]
  21. J. Snyder, J.S. Slusky, R.J. Cava, P. Schiffer. “How ‘spin ice’ freezes.” Nature 413, (2001). [Nature]
  22. D.C. Larbalestier, L.D. Coolye, M.O. Rikel, A.A. Polyanskii, J. Jiang, S. Patnaik, X.Y. Cai, D.M. Feldmann, A Gurevich, AA Squirieri, M.T. Naus, C. B. Eom, E.E. Hellstrom, R. J. Cava, K. A. Regan, N. Rogado, M.A. Hayward, T. He, J.S. Slusky, P. Khalifah, K. Inumaru, M. Haas. “Strongly linked current flow in polycrystalline forms of the superconductor MgB2.” Nature 410, (2001). [Nature]
  23. C.B. Eom, M.K. Lee, J.H. Choi, L. Belenky, X. Song, L.D. Cooley, M.T. Naus, S. Patnaik, J. Jiang, M. Rikel, A. Polyanskii, A. Gurevich, X.Y. Cai, S.D. Bu, S.E. Babcock, E.E. Hellstrom, D.C. Larbalestier, N. Rogado, K.A. Regan, M.A. Hayward, T. He, J.S. Slusky, K. Inumaru, M.K. Haas, R.J. Cava. “High critical current density and enhanced irreversibility field in superconducting MgB2 thin films.” Nature 411, (2001). [Nature]
  24. T. He, Q. Huang, A.P. Ramirez, Y. Wang, K.A. Regan, N. Rogado, M.A. Hayward, M.K. Haas, J.S. Slusky, K. Inumara, H.W. Zandbergen, N.P. Ong, and R.J. Cava. “Superconductivity in the non-oxide perovskite MgCNi3.” Nature411 (2001). [Nature]
  25. T. Yildirium, O. Gulseren, J.W. Lynn, C.M. Brown, T.J. Udovic, Q. Huang, N. Rogado, K.A. Regan, M.A. Hayward, J.S. Slusky, T.He, M.K. Haas, P. Kalifah, K. Inumaru, and R.J. Cava. “Giant anharmonicity and nonlinear electron-phonon coupling in MgB2: a combined first-principles calculation and neutron scattering study.” Physical Review Letters 87, (2001). [PRL]
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