Current Publications

Berger CL (2013)  Breaking the millisecond barrier: single molecule motors wobble to find their next binding sites. Biophys J 104(6): 1219-20.

McVicker DP, Chrin LR, Berger CL (2011)  The nucleotide-binding state of microtubules modulates kinesin processivity and the ability of Tau to inhibit kinesin-mediated transport.J Biol Chem 286(50): 42873-80.

Lin WM, Lewis JM, Filler RB, Modi BG, Carlson KR, Reddy S, Thornberg A, Saksena G, Umlauf S, Oberholzer PA, Karpova M, Getz G, Mane S, Garraway LA, Dummer R, Berger CL, Edelson RL, Girardi M (2012)  Characterization of the DNA copy-number genome in the blood of cutaneous T-cell lymphoma patients. J Invest Dermatol 132(1): 188-97.

Decarreau JA, Chrin LR, Berger CL (2011)  Loop 1 dynamics in smooth muscle myosin: isoform specific differences modulate ADP release. J Muscle Res Cell Motil 32(1): 49-61.

Decarreau JA, James NG, Chrin LR, Berger CL (2011)  Switch I closure simultaneously promotes strong binding to actin and ADP in smooth muscle myosin. J Biol Chem 286(25): 22300-7.

Purcell TJ, Naber N, Franks-Skiba K, Dunn AR, Eldred CC, Berger CL, Málnási-Csizmadia A, Spudich JA, Swank DM, Pate E, Cooke R (2011) Nucleotide pocket thermodynamics measured by EPR reveal how energy partitioning relates myosin speed to efficiency. J Mol Biol 407(1): 79-91.

Yengo CM, Berger CL (2010) Fluorescence anisotropy and resonance energy transfer: powerful tools for measuring real time protein dynamics in a physiological environment. Curr Opin Pharmacol 10(6): 731-7.

Dr. Christopher Berger