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Enhanced stability of Kinesin-1 as a function of temperature.

Chase K, Doval F, Vershinin M

Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. (in press) (2017)


Heterogeneity in kinesin function.

Reddy BJN, Tripathy S, Vershinin M, Tanenbaum ME, Xu J, Mattson-Hoss M, Arabi K, Chapman D, Doolin T, Hyeon C, Gross SP.

Traffic doi: 10.1111/tra.12504. (2017) More Info


Differential effects of the dynein-regulatory factor Lissencephaly-1 on processive dynein-dynactin motility.

Gutierrez PA, Ackermann BE, Vershinin M, McKenney RJ.

J Biol Chem. 292 : 12245-55 (2017) More Info


Artificial microtubule cytoskeleton construction, manipulation, and modeling via holographic trapping of network nodes.

Bergman J, Doval F, Vershinin M.

Proc. SPIE 9930, Biosensing and Nanomedicine IX, 993005 (2016) More Info


The Effect of Temperature on Microtubule-Based Transport by Cytoplasmic Dynein and Kinesin-1 Motors.

Hong W, Takshak A, Osunbayo O, Kunwar A, Vershinin M.

Biophys J 111 : 1287-94 (2016) More Info


Custom complex 3D microtubule networks for experimentation and engineering.

Vershinin M, Bergman J, Doval F.

SPIE Newsroom (2016) More Info


Dual-color Herpesvirus Capsids Discriminate Inoculum from Progeny and Reveal Axonal Transport Dynamics.

Scherer J, Yaffe ZA, Vershinin M, Enquist LW.

J Virol., pii. JVI.01122-16 (2016) More Info


Constructing 3D microtubule networks using holographic optical trapping.

Bergman J, Osunbayo O, Vershinin M.

Sci Rep 5 : 18085 (2015) More Info


Cargo Transport at Microtubule Crossings: Evidence for Prolonged Tug-of-War between Kinesin Motors.

Osunbayo O, Butterfield J, Bergman J, Mershon L, Rodionov V, Vershinin M.

Biophys J 108 : 1480-3 (2015) More info


Single Molecule Inhibition of Human Kinesin 5A by Adociasulfates-13 and -14 from the Sponge Cladocroce aculeate.

Smith TE, Hong W, Zachariah MM, Harper MK, Matainaho TK, Van Wagoner RM, Ireland CM, Vershinin M

Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 110 : 18880-5 (2013) co-primary authors; co-senior authors More info


Construction of a high resolution microscope with conventional and holographic optical trapping capabilities.

Butterfield J, Hong W, Mershon L, Vershinin M.

J Vis Exp. 74 (2013) More info


High-resolution imaging reveals indirect coordination of opposite motors and a role for LIS1 in high-load axonal transport.

Yi JY, Ori-McKenney K, McKenney RJ, Vershinin M, Gross SP, Vallee RB.

J Cell Biol 195 : 193-201 (2011) More info


Mechanical Stochastic Tug-of-war Models Cannot Explain Bi-directional Lipid droplet Transport.

Kunwar A, Tripathy SK, Xu J, Mattson MK, Anand P, Sigua R, Vershinin M, McKenney RJ, Yu CC, Mogilner A, Gross SP

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 108 : 18960-5 (2011) co-primary authors; co-senior authors More info


LIS1 and NudE induce a persistent dynein force-producing state.

McKenney RJ, Vershinin M, Kunwar A, Vallee RB, Gross SP

Cell 141 : 304-14 (2010) co-primary authors; co-senior authors More info


Adenovirus transport via direct interaction of cytoplasmic dynein with the viral capsid hexon subunit.

Bremner KH, Scherer J, Yi J, Vershinin M, Gross SP, Vallee RB.

Cell Host Microbe 6 : 523-35 (2009) More info


Collective alignment of polar filaments by molecular motors.

Ziebert F, Vershinin M, Gross SP, Aranson IS.

Eur Phys J E Soft Matter 28 : 401-9 (2009) More info


Consequences of motor copy number on the intracellular transport of kinesin-1-driven lipid droplets.

Shubeita GT, Tran SL, Xu J, Vershinin M, Cermelli S, Cotton SL, Welte MA, Gross SP

Cell 135 : 1098-107 (2008) co-primary authors; co-senior authors More info


Stepping, strain gating, and an unexpected force-velocity curve for multiple-motor-based transport.

Kunwar A, Vershinin M, Xu J, Gross SP.

Curr Biol. 18 : 1173-83 (2008) More info


Tuning microtubule-based transport through filamentous MAPs: the problem of dynein.

Vershinin M, Xu J, Razafsky DS, King SJ, Gross SP.

Traffic 9 : 882-92 (2008) co-primary authors More info


A comparison of step-detection methods: how well can you do?

Carter BC, Vershinin M, Gross SP.

Biophys J. 94 : 306-19 (2008) More info


Cargo transport: two motors are sometimes better than one.

Gross SP, Vershinin M, Shubeita GT.

Curr Biol. 17 : R478-86 (2007) More info


Studying molecular motor-based cargo transport: what is real and what is noise?

Petrov DY, Mallik R, Shubeita GT, Vershinin M, Gross SP, Yu CC.

Biophys J. 92 : 2953-63 (2007) More info


On the use of in vivo cargo velocity as a biophysical marker.

Martinez JE, Vershinin MD, Shubeita GT, Gross SP.

Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 353 : 835-40 (2007) More info


Multiple-motor based transport and its regulation by Tau.

Vershinin M, Carter BC, Razafsky DS, King SJ, Gross SP.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104 : 87-92 (2007) [track 2] More info


Local ordering in the pseudogap state of the high-Tc superconductor Bi2Sr2CaCu2O8+δ.

Vershinin M, Misra S, Ono S, Abe Y, Ando Y, Yazdani A.

Science 303 : 1995-8 (2004) co-primary authors More info


Electronic standing waves on the surface of Bi2Sr2CaCu2O8+δ.

Vershinin M, Misra S, Abe Y, Ono S, Ando Y, Yazdani A.

Physica C: Superconductivity 408-410 : 764-767 (2004) More info


Failure of scattering interference in the pseudogap state of cuprate superconductors.

Misra S, Vershinin M, Phillips P, Yazdani A.

Phys. Rev. B 70 : 220503 (2004) More info