10 Key Publications


Cell-free biosensors for rapid detection of water contaminants.
J. K. Jung#, K. K. Alam#, M. S. Verosloff, D. A. Capdevila, M. Desmau, P. R. Clauer, J. W. Lee, P. Q. Nguyen, P. A. Pasten, S. J. Matiasek, J.-F. Gaillard, D. P. Giedroc, J. J. Collins, J. B. Lucks*. Nature Biotechnology (2020) doi: 10.1038/s41587-020-0571-7 # = Equal contribution
Links: Journal, BioRxiv, PDF


Point-of-use detection of environmental fluoride via a cell-free riboswitch-based biosensor.
W. Thavarajah, A. D. Silverman, M. S. Verosloff, N. Kelley-Loughnane, M. C. Jewett, J. B. Lucks*. ACS Synthetic Biology.(2019)
Links: Journal, BioRxiv, PDF


A ligand-gated strand displacement mechanism for ZTP riboswitch transcription control.
E. J. Strobel*, L. Cheng, K. E. Berman, P. D. Carlson, J. B. Lucks*. Nature Chemical Biology. (2019).
Links: Journal, BioRxiv, PDF


DUETT quantitatively identifies known and novel events in nascent RNA structural dynamics from chemical probing data.
A. Y Xu, A. M Yu, J. B. Lucks, N. Bagheri.* Bioinformatics. (2019).
Links: Journal, PDF


High-throughput determination of RNA structures.
E. J. Strobel#, A. M Yu#, J. B. Lucks. Nature Reviews Genetics. (2018). # = These authors contributed equally
Links: Journal, PDF


Cotranscriptional folding of a riboswitch at nucleotide resolution.
K. E. Watters#, E. J. Strobel#, A. M. Yu, J. T. Lis, J. B. Lucks. Nature Structure and Molecular Biology. (2016). # = Equal contribution
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Using in-cell SHAPE-Seq and simulations to probe structure-function design principles of RNA transcriptional regulators.
M. K. Takahashi, K. E. Watters, P. M. Gaspar, T. R. Abbott, P. D. Carlson, A. A. Chen, J. B. Lucks. RNA. (2016).
Links: Journal, PDF


Simultaneous characterization of cellular RNA structure and function with in-cell SHAPE-Seq. K. E. Watters, Timothy R. Abbott, J. B. Lucks. Nucleic Acids Research. (2015).
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Creating Small Transcription Activating RNAs.
J. Chappell, M. K. Takahashi, J. B. Lucks. Nature Chemical Biology. (2015).
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Rapidly characterizing the fast dynamics of RNA genetic circuitry with cell-free transcription-translation (TX-TL) systems.
M. K. Takahashi, J. Chappell, C. A. Hayes, Z. Z. Sun, J. Kim, V. Singhal, K. J. Spring, S. Al-Khabouri, C. P. Fall, V. Noireaux, R. M. Murray, J. B. Lucks. ACS Synthetic Biology. (2014). doi: 10.1021/sb400206c
Links: Journal, PDF, BioRxiv (Open Access)

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