Publications

C. W. T. Leung, Y. Hong, J. Hanske, E. Zhao, S. Chen, E. V. Pletneva, B. Z. Tang "A Superior Fluorescent Probe for Detection of Cardiolipin" Anal. Chem. 2013, in press.

F. Zhong, G. P. Lisi, D. P. Collins, J. H. Dawson, E. V. Pletneva "Redox-dependent stability, protonation, and reactivity of cysteine-bound heme proteins" Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 2013, in press.

J. Gu, S. Yang, A. J. Rajic, I. V. Kurnikov, T. R. Prytkova, E. V. Pletneva "Control of cytochrome c redox reactivity through off-pathway modifications in protein hydrogen-bonding network" Chem. Commun. 2013, in press.

J. Muenzner, E. V. Pletneva “Structural transformations of cytochrome c upon interaction with cardiolipin” Chem. Phys. Lipids 2013, in press.

J. Muenzner, J. R. Toffey, Y. Hong, E. V. Pletneva "Becoming a peroxidase: cardiolipin-induced unfolding of cytochrome c" J. Phys. Chem. B 2013, 117, 12878–12886.

E. J. Snider, J. Muenzner, J. R. Toffey, Y. Hong, E. V. Pletneva "Multifaceted effects of ATP on cardiolipin-bound cytochrome c" Biochemistry 2013, 52, 993–995.

A. J. Vincelli, D. S. Pottinger, F. Zhong, J. Hanske, B. Conradt, E. V. Pletneva "Recombinant expression, biophysical characterization, and cardiolipin-induced changes of two Caenorhabditis elegans cytochrome c proteins" Biochemistry 2013, 52, 653–666.

Y. Hong, J. Muenzner, S. K. Grimm, E. V. Pletneva "Origin of the conformational heterogeneity of cardiolipin-bound cytochrome c" J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2012,134, 18713–18723.

T. L. Freeman, Y. Hong, K. H. Schiavoni, D. M. Indika Bandara, E. V. Pletneva "Changes in the heme ligation during folding of a Geobacter sulfurreducens sensor GSU0935" Dalton Trans. 2012, 41, 8022-8030.

J. Hanske, J. R. Toffey, A. M. Morenz, A. J. Bonilla, K. H. Schiavoni, E. V. Pletneva "Conformational properties of cardiolipin-bound cytochrome c" Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. USA 2012, 109, 125-130.

G. J. Pound, A. A. Pletnev, X. Fang, and E. V. Pletneva “A small fluorophore reporter of protein conformation and redox state” Chem Commun. 2011, 47, 5714-5716.

K. G. Urie, E. V. Pletneva, H. B. Gray, J. R. Winkler, and J. J. Kozak “Geometrical analysis of cytochrome c unfolding” Mol. Phys. 2011, 109, 301-313.

R. E. Ciambra, E. Vennmann, K. H. Schiavoni, E. V. Pletneva "Redox reactivity, ligand substitution, and conformational changes in a Geobacter heme protein GSU0935" The Nucleus 2010, LXXXVIII, 10-12.

P. Weinkam, E. V. Pletneva, H. B. Gray, J. R. Winkler, and P. G. Wolynes “Electrostatic effects on funneled landscapes and structural diversity in denatured protein ensembles” Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U. S. A. 2009, 106, 1796-1801.

J. L. Taylor, T. G. Moga, O. Karagiaridi, D. E. Wilcox, and E. V. Pletneva “Effects of DNA binding on the structural and redox properties of the [2Fe-2S] transcription factor SoxR” Chemtracts – Inorganic Chemistry, 2008, 21, 336-345.

E. V. Pletneva, Z. Zhao, T. Kimura, K. V. Petrova, H. B. Gray, and J. R. Winkler “Probing the cytochrome c´ folding landscape” J. Inorg. Biochem. 2007, 101, 1768-1775.

E. V. Pletneva, M. Sundd, D. B. Fulton, and A. H. Andreotti “Molecular details of Itk activation by prolyl isomerization and phospholigand binding: the NMR structure of the Itk SH2 domain bound to a phosphopeptide” J. Mol. Biol. 2006, 357, 550-561.

 J. C. Lee, J. E. Kim, E. V. Pletneva, J. Faraone-Mennella, H. B. Gray, and J. R. Winkler “Protein folding, misfolding, and disease” Metal Ions in Life Sciences 2006, 1, 9-60.

E. V. Pletneva, H. B. Gray, and J. R. Winkler “Snapshots of cytochrome c folding” Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U. S. A. 2005, 102, 18397-18402.

E. V. Pletneva, H. B. Gray, and J. R. Winkler “Nature of cytochrome c molten globule” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2005, 127, 15370-15371.

E. V. Pletneva, H. B. Gray, and J. R. Winkler “Many faces of the unfolded state. Conformational heterogeneity of unfolded cytochrome c revealed by fluorescence energy transfer kinetics” J. Mol. Biol. 2005, 345, 855-867.

E. V. Pletneva, M. M. Crnogorac, and N. M. Kostić “Mimicking biological electron transport in sol-gel glass: Photoinduced electron transfer from zinc cytochrome c to plastocyanin or cytochrome c mediated by mobile inorganic complexes” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2002, 124, 14342-14354.

E. V. Pletneva, A. T. Laederach, D. B. Fulton, and N. M. Kostić “The role of cation-π interactions in biomolecular association. Design of peptides favoring interactions between cationic and aromatic amino acid side chains”
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2001, 123, 6232-6245.

E. V. Pletneva, D. B. Fulton, T. Kohzuma, and N. M. Kostić “Protein docking and gated electron-transfer reactions between zinc cytochrome c and the new plastocyanin from the fern Dryopteris crassirhizoma. Direct kinetic evidence for multiple binary complexes” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2000, 122, 1034-1046.