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Yusuf Hamied Department of Chemistry

Discovery of potent inhibitors of α-synuclein aggregation using structure-based iterative learning
RI Horne, EA Andrzejewska, P Alam, ZF Brotzakis, A Srivastava, A Aubert, M Nowinska, RC Gregory, R Staats, A Possenti, S Chia, P Sormanni, B Ghetti, B Caughey, TPJ Knowles, M Vendruscolo
– Nature Chemical Biology
Pharmacological inhibition of α-synuclein aggregation within liquid condensates
ST Dada, Z Toprakcioglu, MP Cali, A Rӧntgen, MC Hardenberg, OM Morris, LK Mrugalla, TPJ Knowles, M Vendruscolo
– Nature Communications
RASP: Optimal Single Puncta Detection in Complex Cellular Backgrounds
B Fu, E Brock, R Andrews, J Breiter, R Tian, C Toomey, J Lachica, T Lashley, M Ryten, N Wood, M Vendruscolo, S Gandhi, L Weiss, J Beckwith, S Lee
– J Phys Chem B
Understanding Biology in the Age of Artificial Intelligence
E Lawrence, A El-Shazly, S Seal, CK Joshi, P Liò, S Singh, A Bender, P Sormanni, M Greenig
An Upstream G-Quadruplex DNA Structure Can Stimulate Gene Transcription
Y Chen, A Simeone, L Melidis, SM Cuesta, D Tannahill, S Balasubramanian
– ACS Chemical Biology
A Relationship Between Structures and Neurotoxic Effects of Aβ Oligomers Stabilized by Different Metal Ions
S Chia, RL Cataldi, FS Ruggeri, R Limbocker, I Condado-Morales, K Pisani, A Possenti, S Linse, TPJ Knowles, J Habchi, B Mannini, M Vendruscolo
– ACS Chem Neurosci
Targeted protein editing with an antibody-based system
M Vendruscolo, O Rimon, J Konc, M Ali, VR Chowdhury, P Sormanni, G Bernardes
Misfolded protein oligomers: mechanisms of formation, cytotoxic effects, and pharmacological approaches against protein misfolding diseases
DJ Rinauro, F Chiti, M Vendruscolo, R Limbocker
– Molecular neurodegeneration
Large-scale visualisation of α-synuclein oligomers in Parkinson's disease brain tissue
R Andrews, B Fu, CE Toomey, JC Breiter, J Lachica, R Tian, JS Beckwith, L-M Needham, GJ Chant, C Loiseau, A Deconfin, K Baspin, PJ Magill, Z Jaunmuktane, OJ Freeman, BJM Taylor, J Hardy, T Lashley, M Ryten, M Vendruscolo, NW Wood, LE Weiss, S Gandhi, SF Lee
Cathepsin B Processing is Required for the in vivo Efficacy of Albumin-Drug Conjugates
B Bernardim, J Conde, T Hakala, JB Becher, M Canzano, AV Vasco, TPJ Knowles, J Cameron, GJL Bernardes
– Bioconjugate Chemistry
Modulation of α-synuclein in vitro aggregation kinetics by its alternative splice isoforms
A Röntgen, Z Toprakcioglu, JE Tomkins, M Vendruscolo
– Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
Maturation-dependent changes in the size, structure and seeding capacity of Aβ42 amyloid fibrils.
A Miller, S Chia, E Klimont, TPJ Knowles, M Vendruscolo, FS Ruggeri
– Communications Biology
G-quadruplex DNA structure is a positive regulator of MYC transcription.
I Esain-Garcia, A Kirchner, L Melidis, RDCA Tavares, S Dhir, A Simeone, Z Yu, SK Madden, R Hermann, D Tannahill, S Balasubramanian
– Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
Sequence-Based Drug Design Using Transformers
M Vendruscolo, S Zhang, D Huo, R Horne, Y Qi, SP Ojeda, A Yan
Imaging Aβ aggregation by liquid-phase transmission electron microscopy
G Ing, S Acosta-Gutiérrez, M Vendruscolo, G Battaglia, L Ruiz-Pérez
Transient interactions between the fuzzy coat and the cross-β core of brain-derived Aβ42 filaments
M Vendruscolo, M Milanesi, F Brotzakis
Improving Antibody Humanness Prediction using Patent Data
T Ucar, A Ramon, D Oglic, R Croasdale-Wood, T Diethe, P Sormanni
Establishing a synthetic orthogonal replication system enables accelerated evolution in E. coli
R Tian, FBH Rehm, D Czernecki, Y Gu, JF Zürcher, KC Liu, JW Chin
– Science
Using Generative Modeling to Endow with Potency Initially Inert Compounds with Good Bioavailability and Low Toxicity.
RI Horne, J Wilson-Godber, A González Díaz, ZF Brotzakis, S Seal, RC Gregory, A Possenti, S Chia, M Vendruscolo
– Journal of chemical information and modeling
Assessing antibody and nanobody nativeness for hit selection and humanization with AbNatiV
A Ramon, M Ali, M Atkinson, A Saturnino, K Didi, C Visentin, S Ricagno, X Xu, M Greenig, P Sormanni
– Nature Machine Intelligence