Journal articles

Ma J., Saikia N., Godar S., Hamilton G.L., Ding F., Alper J., and Sanabria H. (2021) Ensemble Switching Unveils a Kinetic Rheostat Mechanism of the Eukaryotic Thiamine Pyrophosphate Riboswitch. bioRxiv 2021.03.12.434875.

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

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

Andorfer R. and Alper J. (2019) From isolated structures to continuous networks: A categorization of cytoskeleton-based motile engineered biological microstructures. WIREs Nanomed Nanobiotechnol. 11 (4) e1553. PMID: 30740918

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