Platinum Publications, June 30–July 26, 2017

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Platinum Publications are selected from articles by NCI at Frederick scientists published in 42 prestigious science journals. This list represents articles published during the time period shown above, as generated from PubMed.

Articles designated as Platinum Highlights are noteworthy articles selected from among the most recently published Platinum Publications. The Scientific Library maintains the NCI at Frederick Scientific Publications database, a collection of citations for journal articles authored by NCI at Frederick employees since 1997.

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Simanshu DK, Nissley DV, McCormick F. RAS Proteins and Their Regulators in Human Disease. Cell 170(1):17-33, 2017.


Liu Y, Nikolaitchik OA, Rahman SA, Chen J, Pathak VK, Hu WS. HIV-1 Sequence Necessary and Sufficient to Package Non-viral RNAs into HIV-1 Particles. J Mol Biol 429(16):2542-2555, 2017.


Gupta K. Cellular Delivery of siRNAs Using Bolaamphiphiles. Methods Mol Biol 1632:187-205, 2017.

Kim T, Kasprzak WK, Shapiro BA. Protocols for Molecular Dynamics Simulations of RNA Nanostructures. Methods Mol Biol 1632:33-64, 2017.

Kireeva ML, Afonin KA, Shapiro BA, Kashlev M. Cotranscriptional Production of Chemically Modified RNA Nanoparticles. Methods Mol Biol 1632:91-105, 2017.

Martins AN, Ke W, Jawahar V, Striplin M, Striplin C, Freed EO, Afonin KA. Intracellular Reassociation of RNA–DNA Hybrids that Activates RNAi in HIV-Infected Cells. Methods Mol Biol 1632:269-283, 2017.

Puri A, Zampino S, Viard M, Shapiro BA. Oxime Ether Lipids as Transfection Agents: Assembly and Complexation with siRNA. Methods Mol Biol 1632:241-253, 2017.

Sharan R, Bindewald E, Kasprzak WK, Shapiro BA. Computational Generation of RNA Nanorings. Methods Mol Biol 1632:19-32, 2017.

Zakrevsky P, Parlea L, Viard M, Bindewald E, Afonin KA, Shapiro BA. Preparation of a Conditional RNA Switch. Methods Mol Biol 1632:303-324, 2017.


Schmidt LS, Linehan WM. A mouse model of renal cell carcinoma. Nat Med 23(7):802-803, 2017.


Wang Q, Zhu J, Wang YW, Dai Y, Wang YL, Wang C, Liu J, Baker A, Colburn NH, Yang HS. Tumor suppressor Pdcd4 attenuates Sin1 translation to inhibit invasion in colon carcinoma. Oncogene 2017.


Scheiermann J, Klinman DM. Three distinct pneumotypes characterize the microbiome of the lung in BALB/cJ mice. PLoS One 12(7):e0180561, 2017.

Xing HY, Li B, Peng D, Wang CY, Wang GY, Li P, Le YY, Wang JM, Ye G, Chen JH. A novel monoclonal antibody against the N-terminus of Aβ1-42 reduces plaques and improves cognition in a mouse model of Alzheimer's disease. PLoS One 12(6):e0180076, 2017.


Martins MA, Shin YC, Gonzalez-Nieto L, Domingues A, Gutman MJ, Maxwell HS, Castro I, Magnani DM, Ricciardi M, Pedreno-Lopez N, Bailey V, Betancourt D, Altman JD, Pauthner M, Burton DR, von Bredow B, Evans DT, Yuan M, Parks CL, Ejima K, Allison DB, Rakasz E, Barber GN, Capuano S, 3rd, Lifson JD, Desrosiers RC, Watkins DI. Vaccine-induced immune responses against both Gag and Env improve control of simian immunodeficiency virus replication in rectally challenged rhesus macaques. PLoS Pathog 13(7):e1006529, 2017.

Ries M, Reynolds MR, Bashkueva K, Crosno K, Capuano S, 3rd, Prall TM, Wiseman R, O'Connor DH, Rakasz EG, Uno H, Lifson JD, Evans DT. KIR3DL01 upregulation on gut natural killer cells in response to SIV infection of KIR- and MHC class I-defined rhesus macaques. PLoS Pathog 13(7):e1006506, 2017.


Li N, Fu H, Hewitt SM, Dimitrov DS, Ho M. Therapeutically targeting glypican-2 via single-domain antibody-based chimeric antigen receptors and immunotoxins in neuroblastoma. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 114(32):E6623-e6631, 2017.

Liu J, Nussinov R. Energetic redistribution in allostery to execute protein function. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 114(29):7480-7482, 2017.