Selected Publications

  • Binding of MgtR, a Salmonella transmembrane regulatory peptide, to MgtC, a Mycobacterium tuberculosis virulence factor: a structural study.Jean-Francois FL, Dai J, Yu L, Myrick A, Rubin E, Fajer PG, Song L, Zhou HX, Cross TA. J Mol Biol. 2014 Jan 23;426(2):436-46. doi: 10.1016/j.jmb.2013.10.014. Epub 2013 Oct 17.PMID:24140750 Epub 2013 Oct 17.

  • Organization of the Mitochondrial Apoptotic BAK Pore: OLIGOMERIZATION OF THE BAK HOMODIMERS. Aluvila S, Mandal T, Hustedt E, Fajer P, Choe JY, Oh KJ. J Biol Chem. 2014 Jan 31;289(5):2537-51. doi: 10.1074/jbc.M113.526806. Epub 2013 Dec 11.PMID:24337568[PubMed – in process]

  • Effects of Calcium Binding and the Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy A8V Mutation on the Dynamic Equilibrium between Closed and Open Conformations of the Regulatory N-Domain of Isolated Cardiac Troponin C, Cordina NM1, Liew CK, Gell DA, Fajer PG, Mackay JP, Brown LJ.  Biochemistry. 2013 Mar 19;52(11):1950-62. doi: 10.1021/bi4000172. Epub 2013 Mar 6.

  • Improved Sequence Resolution by Exploitation of Peptide Fragment Overlap in Protein Hydrogen/Deuterium Exchange Experiments Monitored by Mass Spectrometry George M. Bou-Assaf, Alan G. Marshall, and Piotr G. Fajer, J. Am. Soc. Mass Spectrometry 2012

  • Interdomain orientation of cardiac troponin C characterized by paramagnetic relaxation enhancement NMR reveals a compact state. Cordina NM, Liew CK, Gell DA, Fajer PG, Mackay JP, Brown LJ. Protein Sci. 2012 Sep;21(9):1376-87. doi: 10.1002/pro.2124.
  • Dynamics of tropomyosin in muscle fibers as monitored by saturation transfer EPR of bi-functional probe.,Rayes R, Kalai T, Hideg K, Geeves MA, Fajer PG, 2011 PLOS One , 6
  • Broad disorder and the allosteric mechanism of myosin II regulation by phosphorylation.Vileno B, Chamoun J, Liang H, Brewer P, Haldeman BD, Facemyer KC, Salzameda B, Song L, Li HC, Cremo CR, Fajer PG. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2011 May 17;108(20):8218-23. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1014137108. Epub 2011 May 2.PMID:21536903

  • Advantages of Isotopic Depletion of Proteins for Hydrogen/Deuterium Exchange Experiments Monitored by Mass Spectrometry,  George M. Bou-Assaf, Jean E. Chamoun, Mark R. Emmett, Piotr G. Fajer, and Alan G. Marshall, Analytical Chemistry, 2010
  • Biochemical and spectroscopic characterization of almond and cashew nut seed 11S legumins, amandin and anacardein, Kshirsagar, Harshal; Fajer, Piotr; Sharma, Girdhari; Roux, Kenneth; Sathe, Shridhar,  Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, 2011 ;59:386-93.
  • Distance and dynamics determination by W-band DEER and W-band ST-EPR., Song L, Larion M, Chamoun J, Bonora M, Fajer PG. , Eur Biophys J. 2009
  • Protein comparative sequence analysis and computer modeling,  B. D. Hambly, C. E. Oakley, P.G. Fajer, In: Clinical Bioinformatics (Methods in Molecular Biology Series). New Jersey, USA: Humana Press. Ch 13,  2007
  • Distance change between the two neck linkers of kinesin as detected by electron paramagnetic resonance spectroscopy, K. Sugata, L. Song, M. Nakamura, S. Ueki, P. Fajer and T. Arata . 2008, on line  Journal Molecular Biology

  • Rotational Dynamics of Phospholamban Determined by Multifrequency Electron Paramagnetic Resonance, Nesmelov YE, Karim C, Song L, Fajer PG, Thomas DD., Biophysical Journal, 2007 93:2805-12
  • Mapping Electron Paramagnetic Resonance Spin Label Conformations by the Simulated Scaling Method,  M.I. Fajer, H. Li, W. Yang, and P.G. Fajer JACS, 2007, 129 ,13840-13846
  • Conformational changes in AntR accompanying repressor activation,  K.I. Sen, T. Logan, P. Fajer, Biochemistry, 2007; 46, 11639-49.
  • Protein comparative sequence analysis and computer modeling,  B. D. Hambly, C. E. Oakley, P.G. Fajer, In: Clinical Bioinformatics (Methods in Molecular Biology Series). New Jersey, USA: Humana Press. 2009
  • Myosin cleft closure by double electron–electron resonance and dipolar EPR, P.G. Fajer, M. Gyimesi, A. Malnasi-Csizmadia, C.R. Bagshaw, K. Sen and L. Song, J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 18 (2006) 1–10
  • Oxidative stress-mediated protein conformation changes: ESR study of spin labeled Staphylococcal nuclease,  B. Vileno, K. Pierzchała, M. Czuba, P. Marcoux, A. Graczyk, P.G. Fajer, A. Sienkiewicz and L. Forró, J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 18 (2006) 11–21
  • Nonlinear-Least-Squares Analysis of slow motional regime EPR Spectra,  K. Khairy, D. Budil, P. Fajer, J. Magn. Reson., 2006, 183:152-9
  • Regulatory and Catalytic Domain Dynamics of Smooth Muscle Myosin Filaments,  H. Li, L. Song, P. Ellison, Ch. Cremo, P. Fajer Biochemistry, 2006, 45, pp. 6212-21
  • Mn(II) Binding by the Anthracis Repressor from Bacillus anthracis, Ilker Sen, P. Fajer, J. Murphy, R. Harrison and T. Logan, Biochemistry 2006, 45, pp. 4295-4303

P1030597-origDr. Peter Fajer
Director, Institute of Molecular Biophysics
Professor of Biological Science
Florida State University

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