Molecular architecture and function of the microtubule cytoskeleton

Petry Lab Publications

Petry S, Groen AC, Ishihara K, Mitchison TJ, Vale RD (2013). Branching microtubule nucleation in Xenopus egg extract mediated by augmin and TPX2.Cell 152, 768-777. (Evaluated by Faculty 1000)

Commentary: Zheng Y, Iglesias PA (2013) Nucleating New Branches from Old. Cell 152, 669-670.

Commentary: Minton K (2013) Microtubule nucleation branches out. Nat Rev Mol Cell Biology 14, 192-193.

Petry S, Vale RD (2011) A new cap for kinetochore fibre minus ends.Nat Cell Biol 13(12):1389-91.

Petry S, Pugieux C, Nedelec F, Vale RD (2011) Augmin promotes meiotic spindle formation and bipolarity in Xenopus egg extracts. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 108(35):14473-8.

Uehara R, Nozawa RS, Tomioka A, Petry S, Vale RD, Obuse C, Goshima G (2008) The augmin complex plays a critical role in spindle microtubule generation for mitotic progression and cytokinesis in human cells. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 106(17):6998-7003.

Weixlbaumer A, Jin H, Neubauer C, Voorhees RM, Petry S, Kelley AC, Ramakrishnan V (2009) Insights into translational termination from the structure of RF2 bound to the ribosome.Science 322, 953-6. (Evaluated by Faculty 1000)

Commentary: Liljas A (2008) Getting close to termination. Science 322, 863-865.

Petry S, Weixlbaumer A, Ramakrishnan V (2008) The termination of translation. Curr Opin Struct Biol 18, 70-77.

Weixlbaumer A, Petry S*, Dunham CM*, Selmer M*, Kelley AC, Ramakrishnan V (2007) Crystal structure of the ribosome recycling factor bound to the ribosome. Nat Struct Mol Biol 14, 733-737 (* equal contribution).

Selmer M, Dunham CM, Murphy FV IV, Weixlbaumer A, Petry S, Kelley AC, Weir JR, Ramakrishnan V (2006) Structure of the 70S ribosome complexed with mRNA and tRNA.Science 313, 1935-1942. (Evaluated by Faculty 1000)

Petry S, Brodersen DE, Murphy FV IV, Dunham CM, Selmer M, Tarry MJ, Kelley AC, Ramakrishnan V (2005) Crystal structures of the ribosome in complex with release factors RF1 and RF2 bound to a cognate stop codon. Cell 123, 1255-1266. (Evaluated by Faculty 1000)