Huang, X., Nero, T., Weerasekera, R., Matej, K. H., Hinbest, A., Jiang, Z., Lee, R. F., Wu, L., Chak, C., Nijjer, J., Gibaldi, I., Yang, H., Gamble, N., Ng, W-L., Malaker, S. A., Sumigray, K., Olson, R., Yan, J., (2023) “Vibrio cholerae biofilms use modular adhesins with glycan-targeting and nonspecific surface binding domains for colonization,” Nature Communications, 14:2104. Link

Tai, J.-S. B., Mukherjee, S., Nero, T., Olson, R., Tithof, J., Nadell, C.D. & Yan, J., (2022) “Social evolution of shared biofilm matrix components,” PNAS, 119(27), e2123469119. PubMed

Jiang, Z., Nero, T., Mukherjee, S., Olson, R., & Yan, J., (2021) “Searching for the Secret of Stickiness: How Biofilms Adhere to Surfaces,” Frontiers in Microbiology, 12:686793. PubMed

Kaplan, A.R., Olson, R., & Alexandrescu, A.T., (2021) “Protein yoga: Conformational versatility of the Hemolysin II C-terminal domain detailed by NMR structures for multiple states,” Protein Science, May;30(5):990-1005. Epub 2021 Mar 30. PubMed

Kaus K., Biester, A., Chupp, E., Lu, J., Visudharomn, C. & Olson, R., (2019) “The 1.9 Å crystal structure of the extracellular matrix protein Bap1 from Vibrio cholerae provides insights into bacterial biofilm adhesion,” J. Biol. Chem., 294(40), 14,499-511. PubMed

De, S., Kaus K., Sinclair, S., Case, B. C. & Olson, R., (2018) “Structural basis of mammalian glycan targeting by Vibrio cholerae cytolysin and biofilm proteins,” PLoS Pathogens, 14(2), e1006841. PubMed

Kaplan, A.R., Kaus K., De S., Olson, R. & Alexandrescu, A.T., (2017) “NMR structure of the Bacillus cereus hemolysin II C-terminal domain reveals a novel fold,” Scientific Reports, 7(1), 3277. PubMed

Zhang, Q., Li, Y, Olson, R., Mukerji, I. & Oliver, D., (2016) “Conserved secA signal peptide-binding site revealed by engineered protein chimeras and förster resonance energy transfer,” Biochemistry, 55(9), 1291-300. PubMed

De, S., Bubnys, A., Alonzo, F., Hyun, J., Lary, J.W., Cole, J.L., Torres, V.J. & Olson, R., (2015) “The relationship between glycan-binding and direct membrane interactions in Vibrio cholerae cytolysin, a channel-forming toxin,” J. Biol. Chem., 290(47), 28,402-15. PubMed

Kaus, K., Lary, J. W., Cole, J. L. & Olson, R., (2014) “Glycan specificity of the vibrio vulnificus hemolysin lectin outlines evolutionary history of membrane targeting by a toxin family,”  J. Mol. Biol., 426(15):2800-2812. PubMed *Featured as the JMB cover 426 (18).

Kaplan, A. R., Maciejewski, M. W., Olson, R. & Alexandrescu, A. T., (2013)  “NMR assignments for the cis and trans forms of the hemolysin II C-terminal domain,” Biomol. NMR Assign., 8(2), 419-23. PubMed

Levan, S., De, S., and Olson, R., (2013) “Vibrio cholerae cytolysin recognizes the heptasaccharide core of complex N-glycans with nanomolar affinity,” Journal of Molecular Biology, 425(5), 944-957. PubMed

De, S. and Olson, R., (2011) “Crystal structure of the Vibrio cholerae cytolysin heptamer reveals common features among disparate pore-forming toxins,” PNAS, 108(18), 7385-90. PubMed

He, Y.* and Olson, R.*, (2010) “Three-dimensional structure of the detergent-solubilized Vibrio cholerae cytolysin (VCC) heptamer by electron cryomicroscopy,” Journal of Structural Biology, 169(1), 6-13. PubMed

Arnon, T. I., Kaiser, J. T., West, A. P. Jr., Olson, R., Diskin, R., Viertlboeck, B. C., Göbel, T. W., and Bjorkman, P. J., (2008) “The crystal structure of CHIR-AB1: a primordial avian classical Fc receptor,” Journal of Molecular Biology, 381(4), 1012-24. PubMed

Olson, R., Dulac, C., and Björkman, P. J., (2006) “MHC homologs in the nervous system – they haven’t lost their groove,” Current Opinion in Neurobiology, 16(3), 351-357. PubMed

Olson, R., Huey-Tubman, K.E. Dulac, C., and Björkman, P. J., (2005) “Structure of a pheromone receptor-associated MHC molecule with an open and empty groove,” PLoS Biology, 3(8): e257, 1436-1448. PubMed

Olson, R. and Gouaux, E., (2005) “Crystal structure of the Vibrio cholerae cytolysin (VCC) pro- toxin and its assembly into a heptameric transmembrane pore,” Journal of Molecular Biology 350(5), 997-1016. PubMed

Zagotta, W.N., Olivier, N.B., Black, K.D., Young, E.C., Olson, R., and Gouaux, E., (2003) “Structural basis for modulation and agonist specificity of HCN pacemaker channels,” Nature, 425, 200-205. PubMed

Braunstein, J., Brutsaert, S., Olson, R., and Schindler, C., (2003) “STATs dimerize in the absence of phosphorylation,” Journal of Biological Chemistry, 278, 34133-34140. PubMed

Olson, R. & Gouaux, E., (2003) “Vibrio cholerae cytolysin is composed of an a-hemolysin-like core,” Protein Science, 12, 379-383. PubMed

Sun, Y.*, Olson, R.*, Horning, M.*, Armstrong, N., Mayer, M., and Gouaux, E., (2002) “Mechanism of glutamate receptor desensitization,” Nature, 417, 245-253. PubMed

Mayer, M.L., Olson, R., and Gouaux, E., (2001) “Mechanisms for ligand binding to GluR0 ion channels: crystal structures of the glutamate and serine complexes and a closed apo state,” Journal of Molecular Biology, 311, 815-836. PubMed

Olson, R., Nariya, H., Yokota, K., Kamio, Y., and Gouaux, E., (1999) “Crystal structure of staphylococcal LukF delineates conformational changes accompanying formation of a transmembrane channel,” Nature Structural Biology, 6, 134-140. PubMed

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