Journal articles

G.L. Hamilton, J. Alper, H. Sanabria, Reporting on the future of integrative structural biology ORAU workshop. Front Biosci (Landmark Ed) 25, 43-68 (2020)

Alper J. and Zanic M. (2019) Resistance is futile: Centering forces yield for asymmetric cell division. Journal of Cell Biology 218 (3) 727-728. PMID: 30770435

Tajielyato N., Li L., Peng Y., Alper J., and Alexov E. (2018) E-hooks provide guidance and a soft landing for the microtubule binding domain of dynein. Scientific Reports 8:13266. PMID: 30185874

Li L., Jia Z., Peng Y., Godar S., Getov I., Teng S., Alper J., and Alexov E. (2017) Forces and Disease: Electrostatic force differences caused by mutations in kinesin motor domains can distinguish between disease-causing and non-disease-causing mutations. Scientific Reports 7:8237. PMID: 28811629

Coombes C, Yamamoto Y, McClellan M, Reid T, Plooster M, Luxton G, Alper J, Howard J, Gardner M. (2016) Mechanism of microtubule lumen entry for the α-tubulin acetyltransferase enzyme αTAT1. PNAS 113(46):E7176-E7184. PMID: 27803321

Li L, Alper J, Alexov E. Cytoplasmic dynein binding, run length, and velocity are guided by long-range electrostatic interactions. Scientific Reports 6:31523 (2016). PMID: 27531742

Alper, J., Decker, F., Agana, B. and Howard, J. The Motility of Axonemal Dynein Is Regulated by the Tubulin Code. Biophysical Journal 107, 2872–2880 (2014). PMID: 25658008

Alper, J., Geyer, V., Mukundan, V. and Howard, J. Reconstitution of Flagellar Sliding. Methods in Enzymology 524, 343–369 (2013). PMID: 23498749

Widlund, P.*, Podolski, M.*, Reber, S., Alper, J., Storch, M., Hyman, A., Howard, J. and Drechsel, D. One-step purification of assembly-competent tubulin from diverse eukaryotic sources. Molecular Biology of the Cell 23, 4393–4401 (2012). PMID: 22993214

Alper, J., and Howard, J. Hybrid four-headed myosin motor engineered with antagonistic motor domains. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 108(38), 15663-15664 (2011). PMID: 21900606

Alper, J., and Hamad-Schifferli, K. Effect of Ligands on Thermal Dissipation from Gold Nanorods. Langmuir 26(6), 3786-3789 (2010). PMID: 20166728

Alper, J., Crespo, M., and Hamad-Schifferli, K. Release Mechanism of Octadecyl Rhodamine B Chloride from Au Nanorods by Ultrafast Laser Pulses. Journal of Physical Chemistry C 113(15), 5967-5973 (2009). DOI: 10.1021/jp809646e

Schmidt, A.*, Alper, J.*, Chiesa, M.. Das, S., Chen, G., and Hamad-Schifferli, K. Probing the Gold Nanorod-Ligand-Solvent Interface by Plasmonic Absorption and Thermal Decay. Journal of Physical Chemistry C 112(35), 13320-13323 (2008). DOI: 10.1021/jp8051888

Wijaya, A., Brown, K., Alper, J., and Hamad-Schifferli, K. Magnetic Field Heating Study of Fe-Doped Au Nanoparticles. Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials 309(1), 15 (2007). doi:10.1016/j.jmmm.2006.04.014