EMBL Grenoble, 71 avenue des Martyrs, CS 90181, 38042 Grenoble Cedex 9, France


  • PhD 1976, Imperial College, London, UK.
    Postdoctoral work at EMBL Grenoble.
    Staff scientist at EMBL Grenoble 1980-1989.
    Group Leader, Senior Scientist and Head of Outstation since 1989.
    ERC Advanced Investigator.
    Fellow of the Royal Society.


Total: 202 publication(s)


Dou Y, Barbosa I, Jiang H, Iasillo C, Molloy KR, Schulze WM, Cusack S, Schmid M, Le Hir H, LaCava J, Jensen TH. (2020)

NCBP3 positively impacts mRNA biogenesis.

Nucleic Acids Res 48(18):10413-10427. doi: 10.1093/nar/gkaa744
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Arragain B, Effantin G, Gerlach P, Reguera J, Schoehn G, Cusack S, Malet H. (2020)

Pre-initiation and elongation structures of full-length La Crosse virus polymerase reveal functionally important conformational changes.

Nat Commun 11(1) doi: 10.1038/s41467-020-17349-4
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Wandzik JM, Kouba T, Cusack S. (2020)

Structure and function of influenza polymerase.

Cold Spring Harb Perspect Med doi: 10.1101/cshperspect.a038372
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Vogel D, Thorkelsson SR, Quemin ERJ, Meier K, Kouba T, Gogrefe N, Busch C, Reindl S, Günther S, Cusack S, Grünewald K, Rosenthal M. (2020)

Structural and functional characterization of the severe fever with thrombocytopenia syndrome virus L protein.

Nucleic Acids Res. 48(10):5749-5765. doi: 10.1093/nar/gkaa253
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Wandzik JM, Kouba T, Karuppasamy M, Pflug A, Drncova P, Provaznik J, Azevedo N, Cusack S. (2020)

A structure-based model for the complete transcription cycle of influenza polymerase.

Cell 181(4):877-893.e21. doi: 10.1016/j.cell.2020.03.061
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Liu RJ, Long T, Li H, Zhao J, Li J, Wang M, Palencia A, Lin J, Cusack S, Wang ED. (2020)

Molecular basis of the multifaceted functions of human leucyl-tRNA synthetase in protein synthesis and beyond.

Nucleic Acids Res. 48(9) doi: 10.1093/nar/gkaa189
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Olschewski S, Cusack S, Rosenthal M. (2020)

The cap-snatching mechanism of bunyaviruses.

Trends Microbiol 28(4):293-303. doi: 10.1016/j.tim.2019.12.006
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Kouba T, Drncová P, Cusack S. (2019)

Structural snapshots of actively transcribing influenza polymerase.

Nat. Struct. Mol. Biol. 26(6):460-470. doi: 10.1038/s41594-019-0232-z
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Pellegrini E, Desfosses A, Wallmann A, Schulze WM, Rehbein K, Mas P, Signor L, Gaudon S, Zenkeviciute G, Hons M, Malet H, Gutsche I, Sachse C, Schoehn G, Oschkinat H, Cusack S. (2018)

RIP2 filament formation is required for NOD2 dependent NF-κB signalling.

Nat Commun 9(1) doi: 10.1038/s41467-018-06451-3
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iNEXT Consortium. (2018)

iNEXT: a European facility network to stimulate translational structural biology.

FEBS Lett. 592(12) doi: 10.1002/1873-3468.13062
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Omoto S, Speranzini V, Hashimoto T, Noshi T, Yamaguchi H, Kawai M, Kawaguchi K, Uehara T, Shishido T, Naito A, Cusack S. (2018)

Characterization of influenza virus variants induced by treatment with the endonuclease inhibitor baloxavir marboxil.

Sci Rep 8(1) doi: 10.1038/s41598-018-27890-4
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Schulze WM, Stein F, Rettel M, Nanao M, Cusack S. (2018)

Author Correction: Structural analysis of human ARS2 as a platform for co-transcriptional RNA sorting.

Nat Commun 9(1) doi: 10.1038/s41467-018-04643-5
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Koliopoulos MG, Lethier M, van der Veen AG, Haubrich K, Hennig J, Kowalinski E, Stevens RV, Martin SR, Reis E Sousa C, Cusack S, Rittinger K. (2018)

Molecular mechanism of influenza A NS1-mediated TRIM25 recognition and inhibition.

Nat Commun 9(1) doi: 10.1038/s41467-018-04214-8
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Schulze WM, Stein F, Rettel M, Nanao M, Cusack S. (2018)

Structural analysis of human ARS2 as a platform for co-transcriptional RNA sorting.

Nat Commun 9(1) doi: 10.1038/s41467-018-04142-7
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Pflug A, Gaudon S, Resa-Infante P, Lethier M, Reich S, Schulze WM, Cusack S. (2018)

Capped RNA primer binding to influenza polymerase and implications for the mechanism of cap-binding inhibitors.

Nucleic Acids Res. 46(2) doi: 10.1093/nar/gkx1210
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Dulic M, Cvetesic N, Zivkovic I, Palencia A, Cusack S, Bertosa B, Gruic-Sovulj I. (2018)

Kinetic origin of substrate specificity in post-transfer editing by leucyl-tRNA synthetase.

J. Mol. Biol. 430(1) doi: 10.1016/j.jmb.2017.10.024
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Cusack S, Müller CW. (2017)

Editorial overview: Protein-nucleic acid interactions: An expanding universe.

Curr. Opin. Struct. Biol. 47 doi: 10.1016/j.sbi.2017.11.004
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Schulze WM, Cusack S. (2017)

Structural basis for mutually exclusive co-transcriptional nuclear cap-binding complexes with either NELF-E or ARS2.

Nat Commun 8(1) doi: 10.1038/s41467-017-01402-w
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Pellegrini E, Signor L, Singh S, Boeri Erba E, Cusack S. (2017)

Structures of the inactive and active states of RIP2 kinase inform on the mechanism of activation.

PLoS One 12(5) doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0177161
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Rosenthal M, Gogrefe N, Vogel D, Reguera J, Rauschenberger B, Cusack S, Günther S, Reindl S. (2017)

Structural insights into reptarenavirus cap-snatching machinery.

PLoS Pathog 13(5) doi: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1006400
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Pflug A, Lukarska M, Resa-Infante P, Reich S, Cusack S. (2017)

Structural insights into RNA synthesis by the influenza virus transcription-replication machine.

Virus Res. 234(16):30782. doi: 10.1016/j.virusres.2017.01.013
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Reich S, Guilligay D, Cusack S. (2017)

An in vitro fluorescence based study of initiation of RNA synthesis by influenza B polymerase.

Nucleic Acids Res. 45(6):3353-3368. doi: 10.1093/nar/gkx043
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Palencia A, Bougdour A, Brenier-Pinchart MP, Touquet B, Bertini RL, Sensi C, Gay G, Vollaire J, Josserand V, Easom E, Freund YR, Pelloux H, Rosenthal PJ, Cusack S, Hakimi MA. (2017)

Targeting Toxoplasma gondii CPSF3 as a new approach to control toxoplasmosis.

EMBO Mol Med 9(3):385-394. doi: 10.15252/emmm.201607370
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Lukarska M, Fournier G, Pflug A, Resa-Infante P, Reich S, Naffakh N, Cusack S. (2017)

Structural basis of an essential interaction between influenza polymerase and Pol II CTD.

Nature 541(7635):117-121. doi: 10.1038/nature20594
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Chopra S, Palencia A, Virus C, Schulwitz S, Temple BR, Cusack S, Reader J. (2016)

Structural characterization of antibiotic self-immunity tRNA synthetase in plant tumour biocontrol agent.

Nat Commun 7 doi: 10.1038/ncomms12928
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Sonoiki E, Palencia A, Guo D, Ahyong V, Dong C, Li X, Hernandez VS, Zhang YK, Choi W, Gut J, Legac J, Cooper R, Alley MR, Freund YR, DeRisi J, Cusack S, Rosenthal PJ. (2016)

Anti-malarial benzoxaboroles target P. falciparum leucyl-tRNA synthetase.

Antimicrob. Agents Chemother. 60(8):4886-4895. doi: 10.1128/AAC.00820-16
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Palencia A, Liu RJ, Lukarska M, Gut J, Bougdour A, Touquet B, Wang ED, Li X, Alley MR, Freund YR, Rosenthal PJ, Hakimi MA, Cusack S. (2016)

Cryptosporidium and Toxoplasma parasites are inhibited by a benzoxaborole targeting leucyl-tRNA synthetase.

Antimicrob. Agents Chemother. 60(10) doi: 10.1128/AAC.00873-16
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Reguera J, Gerlach P, Rosenthal M, Gaudon S, Coscia F, Günther S, Cusack S. (2016)

Comparative Structural and Functional Analysis of Bunyavirus and Arenavirus Cap-Snatching Endonucleases.

PLoS Pathog. 12(6) doi: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1005636
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Swale C, Monod A, Tengo L, Labaronne A, Garzoni F, Bourhis JM, Cusack S, Schoehn G, Berger I, Ruigrok RW, Crépin T. (2016)

Structural characterization of recombinant IAV polymerase reveals a stable complex between viral PA-PB1 heterodimer and host RanBP5.

Sci Rep 6 doi: 10.1038/srep24727
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Aleksandrov A, Palencia A, Cusack S, Field M. (2016)

Aminoacetylation Reaction Catalyzed by Leucyl-tRNA Synthetase Operates via a Self-Assisted Mechanism Using a Conserved Residue and the Aminoacyl Substrate

J PHYS CHEM B 120(19):4388-4398. doi: 10.1021/acs.jpcb.6b02387
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Uchikawa E, Lethier M, Malet H, Brunel J, Gerlier D, Cusack S. (2016)

Structural Analysis of dsRNA Binding to Anti-viral Pattern Recognition Receptors LGP2 and MDA5.

Mol. Cell 62(4):586-602. doi: 10.1016/j.molcel.2016.04.021
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Avilov S, Magnus J, Cusack S, Naffakh N. (2016)

Time-Resolved Visualisation of Nearly-Native Influenza A Virus Progeny Ribonucleoproteins and Their Individual Components in Live Infected Cells.

PLoS ONE 11(3) doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0149986
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Thierry E, Guilligay D, Kosinski J, Bock T, Gaudon S, Round A, Pflug A, Hengrung N, El Omari K, Baudin F, Hart DJ, Beck M, Cusack S. (2016)

Influenza Polymerase Can Adopt an Alternative Configuration Involving a Radical Repacking of PB2 Domains.

Mol. Cell 61(1):125-137. doi: 10.1016/j.molcel.2015.11.016
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Reguera J, Gerlach P, Cusack S. (2016)

Towards a structural understanding of RNA synthesis by negative strand RNA viral polymerases.

Curr. Opin. Struct. Biol. 36:75-84. doi: 10.1016/j.sbi.2016.01.002
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Hengrung N, El Omari K, Serna Martin I, Vreede FT, Cusack S, Rambo RP, Vonrhein C, Bricogne G, Stuart DI, Grimes JM, Fodor E. (2015)

Crystal structure of the RNA-dependent RNA polymerase from influenza C virus.

Nature 527(7576):114-117. doi: 10.1038/nature15525
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Zhao H, Palencia A, Seiradake E, Ghaemi Z, Cusack S, Luthey-Schulten Z, Martinis S. (2015)

Analysis of the Resistance Mechanism of a Benzoxaborole Inhibitor Reveals Insight into the Leucyl-tRNA Synthetase Editing Mechanism.

ACS Chem Biol 10(10):2277-2285. doi: 10.1021/acschembio.5b00291
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Roch FF, Hinterkörner G, Menke J, Tang GQ, Cusack S, Butzendobler B, Buschmann H, Datta K, Wolkerstorfer A. (2015)

An RNA Hybridization Assay for Screening Influenza A Virus Polymerase Inhibitors Using the Entire Ribonucleoprotein Complex.

Assay Drug Dev Technol 13(8):488-506. doi: 10.1089/adt.2015.668
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Louber J, Brunel J, Uchikawa E, Cusack S, Gerlier D. (2015)

Kinetic discrimination of self/non-self RNA by the ATPase activity of RIG-I and MDA5

BMC Biol. 13:54. doi: 10.1186/s12915-015-0166-9
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Gerlach P, Malet H, Cusack S, Reguera J. (2015)

Structural Insights into Bunyavirus Replication and Its Regulation by the vRNA Promoter.

Cell 161(6):1267-1279. doi: 10.1016/j.cell.2015.05.006
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Pflug A, Guilligay D, Reich S, Cusack S. (2014)

Structure of influenza A polymerase bound to the viral RNA promoter.

Nature 516(7531):355-360. doi: 10.1038/nature14008
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Reich S, Guilligay D, Pflug A, Malet H, Berger I, Crépin T, Hart D, Lunardi T, Nanao M, Ruigrok RW, Cusack S. (2014)

Structural insight into cap-snatching and RNA synthesis by influenza polymerase.

Nature 516(7531):361-366. doi: 10.1038/nature14009
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Bousset L, Mary C, Brooks MA, Scherrer A, Strub K, Cusack S. (2014)

Crystal structure of a signal recognition particle Alu domain in the elongation arrest conformation.

RNA 20(12):1955-1962. doi: 10.1261/rna.047209.114
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Louber J, Kowalinski E, Bloyet LM, Brunel J, Cusack S, Gerlier D. (2014)

RIG-I Self-Oligomerization Is Either Dispensable or Very Transient for Signal Transduction

PLoS ONE 9(9):e108770. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0108770
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Xiol J, Spinelli P, Laussmann MA, Homolka D, Yang Z, Cora E, Couté Y, Conn S, Kadlec J, Sachidanandam R, Kaksonen M, Cusack S, Ephrussi A, Pillai RS. (2014)

RNA clamping by vasa assembles a piRNA amplifier complex on transposon transcripts.

Cell 157(7):1698-1711. doi: 10.1016/j.cell.2014.05.018
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Cvetesic N, Palencia A, Halasz I, Cusack S, Gruic-Sovulj I. (2014)

The physiological target for LeuRS translational quality control is norvaline

EMBO J. 33(15):1639-1653. doi: 10.15252/embj.201488199
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Dias J, Van Nguyen N, Georgiev P, Gaub A, Brettschneider J, Cusack S, Kadlec J, Akhtar A. (2014)

Structural analysis of the KANSL1/WDR5/KANSL2 complex reveals that WDR5 is required for efficient assembly and chromatin targeting of the NSL complex

Genes Dev. 28(9):929-942. doi: 10.1101/gad.240200.114
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Reguera J, Cusack S, Kolakofsky D. (2014)

Segmented negative strand RNA virus nucleoprotein structure

Curr Opin Virol 5C:7-15. doi: 10.1016/j.coviro.2014.01.003
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Kyrieleis OJ, Chang J, de la Peña M, Shuman S, Cusack S. (2014)

Crystal structure of vaccinia virus mRNA capping enzyme provides insights into the mechanism and evolution of the capping apparatus

Structure 22(3):452-465. doi: 10.1016/j.str.2013.12.014
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Clerici M, Deniaud A, Boehm V, Gehring NH, Schaffitzel C, Cusack S. (2014)

Structural and functional analysis of the three MIF4G domains of nonsense-mediated decay factor UPF2

Nucleic Acids Res. 42(4):2673-2686. doi: 10.1093/nar/gkt1197
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Guilligay D, Kadlec J, Crépin T, Lunardi T, Bouvier D, Kochs G, Ruigrok RW, Cusack S. (2014)

Comparative structural and functional analysis of orthomyxovirus polymerase cap-snatching domains

PLoS ONE 9(1):e84973. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0084973
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Hallais M, Pontvianne F, Andersen PR, Clerici M, Lener D, Benbahouche Nel H, Gostan T, Vandermoere F, Robert MC, Cusack S, Verheggen C, Jensen TH, Bertrand E. (2013)

CBC-ARS2 stimulates 3'-end maturation of multiple RNA families and favors cap-proximal processing

Nat. Struct. Mol. Biol. 20(12):1358-1366. doi: 10.1038/nsmb.2720
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Pautus S, Sehr P, Lewis J, Fortuné A, Wolkerstorfer A, Szolar O, Guilligay D, Lunardi T, Décout JL, Cusack S. (2013)

New 7-methylguanine derivatives targeting the influenza polymerase PB2 cap-binding domain

J. Med. Chem. 56(21):8915-8930. doi: 10.1021/jm401369y
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Wu H, Mathioudakis N, Diagouraga B, Dong A, Dombrovski L, Baudat F, Cusack S, de Massy B, Kadlec J. (2013)

Molecular basis for the regulation of the H3K4 methyltransferase activity of PRDM9

Cell Rep 5(1):13-20. doi: 10.1016/j.celrep.2013.08.035
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Datta K, Wolkerstorfer A, Szolar OH, Cusack S, Klumpp K. (2013)

Characterization of PA-N terminal domain of Influenza A polymerase reveals sequence specific RNA cleavage

Nucleic Acids Res. 41(17):8289-8299. doi: 10.1093/nar/gkt603
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Klemm C, Reguera J, Cusack S, Zielecki F, Kochs G, Weber F. (2013)

Systems to establish bunyavirus genome replication in the absence of transcription

J. Virol. 87(14):8205-8212. doi: 10.1128/jvi.00371-13
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Reguera J, Malet H, Weber F, Cusack S. (2013)

Structural basis for encapsidation of genomic RNA by La Crosse Orthobunyavirus nucleoprotein

Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 110(18):7246-7251. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1302298110
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Hernandez V, Crépin T, Palencia A, Cusack S, Akama T, Baker SJ, Bu W, Feng L, Freund YR, Liu L, Meewan M, Mohan M, Mao W, Rock FL, Sexton H, Sheoran A, Zhang Y, Zhang YK, Zhou Y, Nieman JA, Anugula MR, Keramane el M, Savariraj K, Reddy DS, Sharma R, Subedi R, Singh R, O'Leary A, Simon NL, De Marsh PL, Mushtaq S, Warner M, Livermore DM, Alley MR, Plattner JJ. (2013)

Discovery of a novel class of boron-based antibacterials with activity against gram-negative bacteria

Antimicrob. Agents Chemother. 57(3):1394-1403. doi: 10.1128/aac.02058-12
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Li L, Palencia A, Lukk T, Li Z, Luthey-Schulten ZA, Cusack S, Martinis SA, Boniecki MT. (2013)

Leucyl-tRNA synthetase editing domain functions as a molecular rheostat to control codon ambiguity in Mycoplasma pathogens

Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 110(10):3817-3822. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1218374110
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Chopra S, Palencia A, Virus C, Tripathy A, Temple BR, Velazquez-Campoy A, Cusack S, Reader JS. (2013)

Plant tumour biocontrol agent employs a tRNA-dependent mechanism to inhibit leucyl-tRNA synthetase

Nat Commun 4:1417. doi: 10.1038/ncomms2421
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Avilov SV, Moisy D, Naffakh N, Cusack S. (2012)

Influenza A virus progeny vRNP trafficking in live infected cells studied with the virus-encoded fluorescently tagged PB2 protein

Vaccine 30(51):7411-7417. doi: 10.1016/j.vaccine.2012.09.077
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Kolakofsky D, Kowalinski E, Cusack S. (2012)

A structure-based model of RIG-I activation

RNA 18(12):2118-2127. doi: 10.1261/rna.035949.112
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Hallacli E, Lipp M, Georgiev P, Spielman C, Cusack S, Akhtar A, Kadlec J. (2012)

Msl1-mediated dimerization of the dosage compensation complex is essential for male X-chromosome regulation in Drosophila

Mol. Cell 48(4):587-600. doi: 10.1016/j.molcel.2012.09.014
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Mathioudakis N, Palencia A, Kadlec J, Round A, Tripsianes K, Sattler M, Pillai RS, Cusack S. (2012)

The multiple Tudor domain-containing protein TDRD1 is a molecular scaffold for mouse Piwi proteins and piRNA biogenesis factors

RNA 18(11):2056-2072. doi: 10.1261/rna.034181.112
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Palencia A, Crépin T, Vu MT, Lincecum TL Jr, Martinis SA, Cusack S. (2012)

Structural dynamics of the aminoacylation and proofreading functional cycle of bacterial leucyl-tRNA synthetase

Nat. Struct. Mol. Biol. 19(7):677-684. doi: 10.1038/nsmb.2317
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Avilov SV, Moisy D, Munier S, Schraidt O, Naffakh N, Cusack S. (2012)

Replication-competent influenza A virus that encodes a split-green fluorescent protein-tagged PB2 polymerase subunit allows live-cell imaging of the virus life cycle

J. Virol. 86(3):1433-1448. doi: 10.1128/jvi.05820-11
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Kowalinski E, Louber J, Gerlier D, Cusack S. (2012)

[RIG-I: a viral RNA detector molecular switch]

Med Sci (Paris) 28(2):136-138. doi: 10.1051/medsci/2012282006
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Kowalinski E, Zubieta C, Wolkerstorfer A, Szolar OH, Ruigrok RW, Cusack S. (2012)

Structural analysis of specific metal chelating inhibitor binding to the endonuclease domain of influenza pH1N1 (2009) polymerase

PLoS Pathog. 8(8):e1002831. doi: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1002831
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Szolajska E, Burmeister WP, Zochowska M, Nerlo B, Andreev I, Schoehn G, Andrieu JP, Fender P, Naskalska A, Zubieta C, Cusack S, Chroboczek J. (2012)

The structural basis for the integrity of adenovirus Ad3 dodecahedron

PLoS ONE 7(9):e46075. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0046075
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Kowalinski E, Lunardi T, McCarthy AA, Louber J, Brunel J, Grigorov B, Gerlier D, Cusack S. (2011)

Structural basis for the activation of innate immune pattern-recognition receptor RIG-I by viral RNA

Cell 147(2):423-435. doi: 10.1016/j.cell.2011.09.039
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Perrakis A, Musacchio A, Cusack S, Petosa C. (2011)

Investigating a macromolecular complex: the toolkit of methods

J. Struct. Biol. 175(2):106-112. doi: 10.1016/j.jsb.2011.05.014
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Kadlec J, Hallacli E, Lipp M, Holz H, Sanchez-Weatherby J, Cusack S, Akhtar A. (2011)

Structural basis for MOF and MSL3 recruitment into the dosage compensation complex by MSL1

Nat. Struct. Mol. Biol. 18(2):142-149. doi: 10.1038/nsmb.1960
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Crepin T, Peterson F, Haertlein M, Jensen D, Wang C, Cusack S, Kron M. (2011)

A hybrid structural model of the complete Brugia malayi cytoplasmic asparaginyl-tRNA synthetase

J. Mol. Biol. 405(4):1056-1069. doi: 10.1016/j.jmb.2010.11.049
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Boivin S, Cusack S, Ruigrok RW, Hart DJ. (2010)

Influenza A virus polymerase: structural insights into replication and host adaptation mechanisms

J. Biol. Chem. 285(37):28411-28417. doi: 10.1074/jbc.r110.117531
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Crépin T, Dias A, Palencia A, Swale C, Cusack S, Ruigrok RW. (2010)

Mutational and metal binding analysis of the endonuclease domain of the influenza virus polymerase PA subunit

J. Virol. 84(18):9096-9104. doi: 10.1128/jvi.00995-10
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Mourão A, Varrot A, Mackereth CD, Cusack S, Sattler M. (2010)

Structure and RNA recognition by the snRNA and snoRNA transport factor PHAX

RNA 16(6):1205-1216. doi: 10.1261/rna.2009910
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Huet S, Avilov SV, Ferbitz L, Daigle N, Cusack S, Ellenberg J. (2010)

Nuclear import and assembly of influenza A virus RNA polymerase studied in live cells by fluorescence cross-correlation spectroscopy

J. Virol. 84(3):1254-1264. doi: 10.1128/jvi.01533-09
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Ruigrok RW, Crépin T, Hart DJ, Cusack S. (2010)

Towards an atomic resolution understanding of the influenza virus replication machinery

Curr. Opin. Struct. Biol. 20(1):104-113. doi: 10.1016/j.sbi.2009.12.007
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Chenavas S, Guilligay D, Cusack S, Hart DJ, Ruigrok RWH, Crépin T. (2010)

Avancées dans l'étude structurale et la compréhension moléculaire du mécanisme de transcription du virus de la grippe [Advances in the structural study and molecular comprehension of the transcription mechanism of influenza virus]

Virologie 14(6):435-445. doi: 10.1684/vir.2010.0328
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Reguera J, Weber F, Cusack S. (2010)

Bunyaviridae RNA polymerases (L-protein) have an N-terminal, influenza-like endonuclease domain, essential for viral cap-dependent transcription

PLoS Pathog. 6(9):e1001101. doi: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1001101
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Clerici M, Mourão A, Gutsche I, Gehring NH, Hentze MW, Kulozik A, Kadlec J, Sattler M, Cusack S. (2009)

Unusual bipartite mode of interaction between the nonsense-mediated decay factors, UPF1 and UPF2

EMBO J. 28(15):2293-2306. doi: 10.1038/emboj.2009.175
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Seiradake E, Mao W, Hernandez V, Baker SJ, Plattner JJ, Alley MR, Cusack S. (2009)

Crystal structures of the human and fungal cytosolic Leucyl-tRNA synthetase editing domains: A structural basis for the rational design of antifungal benzoxaboroles

J. Mol. Biol. 390(2):196-207. doi: 10.1016/j.jmb.2009.04.073
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Seiradake E, von Philipsborn AC, Henry M, Fritz M, Lortat-Jacob H, Jamin M, Hemrika W, Bastmeyer M, Cusack S, McCarthy AA. (2009)

Structure and functional relevance of the Slit2 homodimerization domain

EMBO Rep. 10(7):736-741. doi: 10.1038/embor.2009.95
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Johansson S, Nilsson E, Qian W, Guilligay D, Crepin T, Cusack S, Arnberg N, Elofsson M. (2009)

Design, synthesis, and evaluation of N-acyl modified sialic acids as inhibitors of adenoviruses causing epidemic keratoconjunctivitis

J. Med. Chem. 52(12):3666-3678. doi: 10.1021/jm801609s
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Brooks MA, Ravelli RB, McCarthy AA, Strub K, Cusack S. (2009)

Structure of SRP14 from the Schizosaccharomyces pombe signal recognition particle

Acta Crystallogr. D Biol. Crystallogr. 65(Pt 5):421-433. doi: 10.1107/s0907444909005484
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Dias A, Bouvier D, Crépin T, McCarthy AA, Hart DJ, Baudin F, Cusack S, Ruigrok RW. (2009)

The cap-snatching endonuclease of influenza virus polymerase resides in the PA subunit

Nature 458(7240):914-918. doi: 10.1038/nature07745
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Dias A, Bouvier D, Cusack S, Ruigrok RW, Crépin T. (2009)

[New strategy for targeting influenza virus replication]

Med Sci (Paris) 25(4):352-354. doi: 10.1051/medsci/2009254352
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Seiradake E, Henaff D, Wodrich H, Billet O, Perreau M, Hippert C, Mennechet F, Schoehn G, Lortat-Jacob H, Dreja H, Ibanes S, Kalatzis V, Wang JP, Finberg RW, Cusack S, Kremer EJ. (2009)

The cell adhesion molecule "CAR" and sialic acid on human erythrocytes influence adenovirus in vivo biodistribution

PLoS Pathog. 5(1):e1000277. doi: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1000277
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Worch R, Jankowska-Anyszka M, Niedzwiecka A, Stepinski J, Mazza C, Darzynkiewicz E, Cusack S, Stolarski R. (2009)

Diverse role of three tyrosines in binding of the RNA 5' cap to the human nuclear cap binding complex

J. Mol. Biol. 385(2):618-627. doi: 10.1016/j.jmb.2008.10.092
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El Bakkouri M, Seiradake E, Cusack S, Ruigrok RW, Schoehn G. (2008)

Structure of the C-terminal head domain of the fowl adenovirus type 1 short fibre

Virology 378(1):169-176. doi: 10.1016/j.virol.2008.05.011
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Guilligay D, Tarendeau F, Resa-Infante P, Coloma R, Crepin T, Sehr P, Lewis J, Ruigrok RW, Ortin J, Hart DJ, Cusack S. (2008)

The structural basis for cap binding by influenza virus polymerase subunit PB2

Nat. Struct. Mol. Biol. 15(5):500-506. doi: 10.1038/nsmb.1421
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Tarendeau F, Crepin T, Guilligay D, Ruigrok RW, Cusack S, Hart DJ. (2008)

Host determinant residue lysine 627 lies on the surface of a discrete, folded domain of influenza virus polymerase PB2 subunit

PLoS Pathog. 4(8):e1000136. doi: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1000136
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Crépin T, Cusack S. (2007)

[Trap the product to specifically inhibit the enzyme]

Med Sci (Paris) 23(12):1087-1089. doi: 10.1051/medsci/200723121087
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De la Peña M, Kyrieleis OJ, Cusack S. (2007)

Structural insights into the mechanism and evolution of the vaccinia virus mRNA cap N7 methyl-transferase

EMBO J. 26(23):4913-4925. doi: 10.1038/sj.emboj.7601912
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Morlot C, Hemrika W, Romijn RA, Gros P, Cusack S, McCarthy AA. (2007)

Production of Slit2 LRR domains in mammalian cells for structural studies and the structure of human Slit2 domain 3

Acta Crystallogr. D Biol. Crystallogr. 63(Pt 9):961-968. doi: 10.1107/s0907444907035470
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Morlot C, Thielens NM, Ravelli RB, Hemrika W, Romijn RA, Gros P, Cusack S, McCarthy AA. (2007)

Structural insights into the Slit-Robo complex

Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 104(38):14923-14928. doi: 10.1073/pnas.0705310104
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Morlot C, Hemrika W, Romijn RA, Gros P, Cusack S, McCarthy AA. (2007)

Cloning, expression, crystallization and preliminary X-ray analysis of the first two Ig domains from human roundabout 1 (Robo1)

Acta Crystallogr. Sect. F Struct. Biol. Cryst. Commun. 63(Pt 8):689-691. doi: 10.1107/S1744309107033027
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Rock FL, Mao W, Yaremchuk A, Tukalo M, Crépin T, Zhou H, Zhang YK, Hernandez V, Akama T, Baker SJ, Plattner JJ, Shapiro L, Martinis SA, Benkovic SJ, Cusack S, Alley MR. (2007)

An antifungal agent inhibits an aminoacyl-tRNA synthetase by trapping tRNA in the editing site

Science 316(5832):1759-1761. doi: 10.1126/science.1142189
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Budayova-Spano M, Dauvergne F, Audiffren M, Bactivelane T, Cusack S. (2007)

A methodology and an instrument for the temperature-controlled optimization of crystal growth

Acta Crystallogr. D Biol. Crystallogr. 63(Pt 3):339-347. doi: 10.1107/s0907444906054230
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Papanikolau Y, Papadovasilaki M, Ravelli RB, McCarthy AA, Cusack S, Economou A, Petratos K. (2007)

Structure of dimeric SecA, the Escherichia coli preprotein translocase motor

J. Mol. Biol. 366(5):1545-1557. doi: 10.1016/j.jmb.2006.12.049
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Tarendeau F, Boudet J, Guilligay D, Mas PJ, Bougault CM, Boulo S, Baudin F, Ruigrok RW, Daigle N, Ellenberg J, Cusack S, Simorre JP, Hart DJ. (2007)

Structure and nuclear import function of the C-terminal domain of influenza virus polymerase PB2 subunit

Nat. Struct. Mol. Biol. 14(3):229-233. doi: 10.1038/nsmb1212
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