Publications

  1. Shafraz, O., Rübsam, M., Stahley, S., Caldara, A., Kowalczyk, A., Niessen, C., Sivasankar, S.+, (2018) E-cadherin binds to desmoglein to facilitate desmosome assembly, eLife, 7, e37629.
  2. Schmidt, P., Reichert, B., Lajoie. J., Sivasankar, S.+, (2018) Method for high frequency tracking and sub-nm sample stabilization in single molecule fluorescence microscopy, Scientific Reports, 8, 13912.
  3. Yen, C.F., Sivasankar, S.+, (2018) Improving estimation of kinetic parameters in dynamic force spectroscopy using cluster analysis, The Journal of Chemical Physics, 148, 123301.
  4. Yen, C.F., Sivasankar, S.+, (2017) Minimizing open-loop piezo actuator nonlinearity artifacts in atomic force microscope measurements, Journal of Vacuum Science & Technology B, 35, 053201.
  5. Priest, A.V.*, Shafraz, O.*, Sivasankar, S.+, (2017) Biophysical basis of cadherin mediated cell-cell adhesion, Experimental Cell Research, 358, pp. 10-13.
  6. Manibog, K.*, Yen,C.F.*, Sivasankar, S.+, (2017) Measuring force induced dissociation kinetics of protein complexes using single molecule atomic force microscopy, Methods in Enzymology, 582, 297-320.
  7. Manibog, K., Sankar, K., Kim, S., Zhang, Y., Jernigan, R., Sivasankar, S.+, (2016) Molecular determinants of cadherin ideal bond formation: Conformation-dependent unbinding on a multidimensional landscape, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 113, no. 39, pp. E5711-E5720.
  8. Yen, C.F., Harishchandra, D., Kanthasamy, A., Sivasankar, S.+, (2016) Copper-induced structural conversion templates prion protein oligomerization and neurotoxicity, Science Advances, 2, 7, e1600014.
  9. Manibog, K., Li, H., Rakshit, S., Sivasankar, S.+, (2014) Resolving the molecular mechanism of cadherin catch bond formation, Nature Communications, 5, Article number:3941
  10. Lowndes, M., Rakshit, S., Shafraz, O., Borghi, N., Harmond, R., Green, K., Sivasankar, S., Nelson, W.J., (2014) Distinguishing roles of different cadherins in the assembly and structural integrity of the desmosome complex, Journal of Cell Science,127, 2339-2350.
  11. Rakshit, S., Sivasankar, S.+, (2014) Biomechanics of cell adhesion: How force regulates the lifetime of adhesive bonds at the single molecule level, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 16, 2211-2223
  12. Sivasankar, S.+, (2013) Tuning the kinetics of cadherin adhesion, Journal of Investigative Dermatology, 133, 2318-2323.
  13. Rakshit, S., Zhang, Y.X., Manibog, K., Shafraz, O., , S.+, (2012) Ideal, catch and slip bonds in cadherin adhesion, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 109, 18815-18820. (Recommended by Faculty of 1000)
  14. Li, H.*, Yen, C.F.*, Sivasankar, S.+, (2012) Fluorescence Axial Localization with Nanometer Accuracy and Precision, Nano Letters, 12, 3731-3735. (Recommended by Faculty of 1000)
  15. Leckband, D., Sivasankar, S., (2012) Cadherin recognition and adhesion, Current Opinion in Cell Biology, 24, 1-8.
  16. Leckband, D., Sivasankar, S., (2012) Biophysics of cadherin adhesion, Springer: Sub-cellular Biochemistry, Volume: 60, Pages: 63-88.
  17. Choi, C.L., Li, H., Olson, A.C.K., Jain, P.K., Sivasankar, S.+, Alivisatos, A.P.+, (2011) Spatially indirect emission in a luminescent nanocrystal molecule, Nano Letters, 11, 2358-2362
  18. Li, H., Fowler, N., Struck, C., , S.+, (2011) Flow triggered by instabilities at the contact-line of a drop containing nanoparticles, Soft Matter, 7, 5116-5119
  19. Rakshit, S., and Sivasankar, S.+, (2011) Cross-linking of a charged polysaccharide using polyions as electrostatic staples, Soft Matter, 7, 2348-2351
  20. Choi, C.L., Koski, K.J., Sivasankar, S., Alivisatos, A.P., (2009) Strain-Dependent Photoluminescence Behavior of CdSe/CdS Nanocrystals with Spherical, Linear, and Branched Topologies, Nano Letters, 9, 3544-3549
  21. Sivasankar, S.*+, Zhang, Y.*, Nelson,W.J., and Chu, S.+, (2009) Characterizing the initial encounter complex in cadherin adhesion, Structure, 17, 1-7. (Selected for an editor’s choice preview: Structure, (2011) 1035-1036)
  22. Sivasankar, S.+ and Chu, S., (2009) Nanoparticle mediated non-fluorescent bonding of microspheres to atomic force microscope cantilevers and imaging fluorescence from bonded cantilevers with single molecule sensitivity, Nano Letters, 9, 2120-2124
  23. Zhang, Y.*, Sivasankar, S.*+, Nelson,W.J., and Chu, S.+, (2009) Resolving cadherin interactions and binding cooperativity at the single molecule level, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 106, 109-114
  24. Sivasankar, S., and Chu, S., (2007) Optical bonding using silica nanoparticle sol-gel chemistry, Nano Letters, 7, 3031-3034
  25. Sivasankar, S., Gumbiner, B., and Leckband, D., (2001) Direct measurements of multiple adhesive alignments and unbinding trajectories between cadherin extracellular domains, Biophysical Journal, 80, 1758-1768
  26. Leckband, D., and Sivasankar, S., (2000) Mechanism of homophilic cadherin adhesion, Current Opinion in Cell Biology, 12, 587-592
  27. Leckband, D., and Sivasankar, S., (1999) Forces controlling protein interactions: theory and experiment, Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces, 14, 83-97
  28. Sivasankar, S., Brieher, W., Lavrik, N., Gumbiner, B., and Leckband, D., (1999) Direct molecular force measurements of multiple adhesive interactions between cadherin ectodomains, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 96, 11820-11824
  29. Sivasankar, S., Subramaniam, S., and Leckband, D., (1998) Direct molecular level measurements of the electrostatic properties of a protein surface, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 95, 12961-12966

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