Recent Publications

1.

A half-zippered SNARE complex represents a functional intermediate in membrane fusion.

Li F, Kümmel D, Coleman J, Reinisch KM, Rothman JE, Pincet F.

J Am Chem Soc. 2014 Mar 5;136 (9) :3456-64. Epub 2014 Feb 18. PMID: 24533674

2.

Membrane adhesion dictates Golgi stacking and cisternal morphology.

Lee I, Tiwari N, Dunlop MH, Graham M, Liu X, Rothman JE.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2014 Feb 4;111 (5) :1849-54. Epub 2014 Jan 21. PMID: 24449908

3.

Conformational dynamics of calcium-triggered activation of fusion by synaptotagmin.

Krishnakumar SS, Kümmel D, Jones SJ, Radoff DT, Reinisch KM, Rothman JE.

Biophys J. 2013 Dec 3;105 (11) :2507-16. PMID: 24314081

4.

Inter-Golgi transport mediated by COPI-containing vesicles carrying small cargoes.

Pellett PA, Dietrich F, Bewersdorf J, Rothman JE, Lavieu G.

Elife. 2013 Oct 1;2 :e01296. Epub 2013 Oct 1. PMID: 24137546

5.

COPI buds 60-nm lipid droplets from reconstituted water-phospholipid-triacylglyceride interfaces, suggesting a tension clamp function.

Thiam AR, Antonny B, Wang J, Delacotte J, Wilfling F, Walther TC, Beck R, Rothman JE, Pincet F.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2013 Aug 13;110 (33) :13244-9. Epub 2013 Jul 30. PMID: 23901109

6.

Stapled Golgi cisternae remain in place as cargo passes through the stack.

Lavieu G, Zheng H, Rothman JE.

Elife. 2013 Jun 4;2 :e00558. Epub 2013 Jun 4. PMID: 23755362

7.

Preparation and characterization of SNARE-containing nanodiscs and direct study of cargo release through fusion pores.

Shi L, Howan K, Shen QT, Wang YJ, Rothman JE, Pincet F.

Nat Protoc. 2013 May;8 (5) :935-48. Epub 2013 Apr 18. PMID: 23598444

8.

Single reconstituted neuronal SNARE complexes zipper in three distinct stages.

Gao Y, Zorman S, Gundersen G, Xi Z, Ma L, Sirinakis G, Rothman JE, Zhang Y.

Science. 2012 Sep 14;337 (6100) :1340-3. Epub 2012 Aug 16. PMID: 22903523

9.

Fusion of single proteoliposomes with planar, cushioned bilayers in microfluidic flow cells.

Karatekin E, Rothman JE.

Nat Protoc. 2012 Apr 19;7 (5) :903-20. Epub 2012 Apr 19. PMID: 22517259

10.

SNARE proteins: one to fuse and three to keep the nascent fusion pore open.

Shi L, Shen QT, Kiel A, Wang J, Wang HW, Melia TJ, Rothman JE, Pincet F.

Science. 2012 Mar 16;335 (6074) :1355-9. PMID: 22422984

11.

Molecular mechanism of protein folding in the cell.

Rothman JE, Schekman R.

Cell. 2011 Sep 16;146 (6) :851-4. Epub 2011 Sep 9. PMID: 21907398

12.

Complexin cross-links prefusion SNAREs into a zigzag array.

Kümmel D, Krishnakumar SS, Radoff DT, Li F, Giraudo CG, Pincet F, Rothman JE, Reinisch KM.

Nat Struct Mol Biol. 2011 Jul 24;18 (8) :927-33. Epub 2011 Jul 24. PMID: 21785414

13.

Complexin activates and clamps SNAREpins by a common mechanism involving an intermediate energetic state.

Li F, Pincet F, Perez E, Giraudo CG, Tareste D, Rothman JE.

Nat Struct Mol Biol. 2011 Jul 24;18 (8) :941-6. Epub 2011 Jul 24. PMID: 21785413

14.

A conformational switch in complexin is required for synaptotagmin to trigger synaptic fusion.

Krishnakumar SS, Radoff DT, Kümmel D, Giraudo CG, Li F, Khandan L, Baguley SW, Coleman J, Reinisch KM, Pincet F, Rothman JE.

Nat Struct Mol Biol. 2011 Jul 24;18 (8) :934-40. Epub 2011 Jul 24. PMID: 21785412

15.

The future of Golgi research.

Rothman JE.

Mol Biol Cell. 2010 Nov 15;21 (22) :3776-80. PMID: 21079007

16.

Protein determinants of SNARE-mediated lipid mixing.

Ji H, Coleman J, Yang R, Melia TJ, Rothman JE, Tareste D.

Biophys J. 2010 Jul 21;99 (2) :553-60. PMID: 20643074

17.

Induction of cortical endoplasmic reticulum by dimerization of a coatomer-binding peptide anchored to endoplasmic reticulum membranes.

Lavieu G, Orci L, Shi L, Geiling M, Ravazzola M, Wieland F, Cosson P, Rothman JE.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2010 Apr 13;107 (15) :6876-81. Epub 2010 Mar 29. PMID: 20351264

18.

A fast, single-vesicle fusion assay mimics physiological SNARE requirements.

Karatekin E, Di Giovanni J, Iborra C, Coleman J, O'Shaughnessy B, Seagar M, Rothman JE.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2010 Feb 23;107 (8) :3517-21. Epub 2010 Feb 2. PMID: 20133592

19.

Alternative zippering as an on-off switch for SNARE-mediated fusion.

Giraudo CG, Garcia-Diaz A, Eng WS, Chen Y, Hendrickson WA, Melia TJ, Rothman JE.

Science. 2009 Jan 23;323 (5913) :512-6. PMID: 19164750