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Deng, B., O'Connor, C. M., Kedes, D. H., Zhou, Z. H., 2007. Direct visualization of the putative portal in the Kaposi's sarcoma-associated herpesvirus capsid by cryoelectron tomography. Journal of Virology 81, 3640-3644.

Sudo, Y., Furutani, Y., Spudich, J. L., Kandori, H., 2007. Early photocycle structural changes in a bacteriorhodopsin mutant engineered to transmit photosensory signals. J. Biol. Chem. 282, 15550-8.

Vogeley, L., Trivedi, V. D., Sineshchekov, O. A., Spudich, E. N., Spudich, J. L., Luecke, H., 2007. Crystal structure of the Anabaena sensory rhodopsin transducer. J. Mol. Biol. 367, 741-51.

Yu, X., Qiao, M., Atanasov, I., Hu, Z., Kato, T., Liang, T. J., Zhou, Z. H., 2007. Cryo-electron microscopy and three-dimensional reconstructions of hepatitis C virus particles. Virology 367, 126-134.

Bergo, V. B., Ntefidou, M., Trivedi, V. D., Amsden, J. J., Kralj, J. M., Rothschild, K. J., Spudich, J. L., 2006. Conformational changes in the photocycle of Anabaena sensory rhodopsin: absence of the Schiff base counterion protonation signal. J. Biol. Chem. 281, 15208-15214.

Pullan, L., Mullapudi, S., Huang, Z., Baldwin, P. R., Chin, C., Sun, W., Tsujimoto, S., Kolodziej, S., Stoops, J. K., Lee, J. C., Waxham, M. N., Bean, A. J., Penczek, P. A., 2006. The endosome-associated protein Hrs is hexameric and controls cargo sorting as a “master molecule”. Structure 14, 661-671.

Sineshchekov, O. A., Spudich, E. N., Trivedi, V. D., Spudich, J. L., 2006. Role of the cytoplasmic domain in Anabaena sensory rhodopsin photocycling: vectoriality of Schiff base deprotonation. Biophys. J. 91, 4519-27.

Sudo, Y., Furutani, Y., Kandori, H., Spudich, J. L., 2006. Functional importance of the interhelical hydrogen bond between Thr204 and Tyr174 of sensory rhodopsin II and its alteration during the signaling process. J. Biol. Chem. 281, 34239-45.

Sudo, Y., Spudich, J. L., 2006. Three strategically placed hydrogen-bonding residues convert a proton pump into a sensory receptor. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 103, 16129-34.

Bergo, V. B., Spudich, E. N., Rothschild, K. J., Spudich, J. L., 2005. Photoactivation perturbs the membrane-embedded contacts between sensory rhodopsin II and its transducer. J. Biol. Chem. 280, 28365-9.

Sineshchekov, O. A., Trivedi, V. D., Sasaki, J., Spudich, J. L., 2005. Photochromicity of Anabaena sensory rhodopsin, an atypical microbial receptor with a cis-retinal light-adapted form. J. Biol. Chem. 280, 14663-8.

Xiong, L., Kleerekoper, Q. K., He, R., Putkey, J. A., Hamilton, S. L., 2005. Sites on calmodulin that interact with the C-terminal tail of Cav1.2 channel. J. Biol. Chem. 280, 7070-7079.

Bergo, V., Amsden, J. J., Spudich, E. N., Spudich, J. L., Rothschild, K. J., 2004. Structural changes in the photoactive site of proteorhodopsin during the primary photoreaction. Biochemistry 43, 9075-83.

Vogeley, L., Sineshchekov, O. A., Trivedi, V. D., Sasaki, J., Spudich, J. L., Luecke, H., 2004. Anabaena sensory rhodopsin: a photochromic color sensor at 2.0 A. Science 306, 1390-1393.