Publications: P.T.X. Li

  • Li, P.T.X. and Tinoco, I., Jr. (2009) Mechanical unfolding of two DIS RNA kissing complexes from HIV-1. J. Mol. Biol., 386, 1343-56.
  • Li, P.T.X. and Tinoco, I., Jr. (2009) Thermodynamics and kinetics of RNA unfolding and refolding. In Walter, N, Woodson, SA and Batey, R., "Non-Protein Coding RNAs" Springer Series in Biophysics, vol. 13.
  • Li, P.T.X., Vieregg, J. and Tinoco, I., Jr. (2008) How RNA unfolds and refolds. Annu. Rev. Biochem.77, 27.1-27.4
  • Li, P.T.X., Bustamante, C., and Tinoco, I., Jr. (2007) Real-time control of the energy landscape by force directs the folding of RNA molecules. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 104, 15847-15852
  • Wen, J.-D., Manosas, M., Li, P.T.X., Smith, S.B., Bustamante, C., Ritort, F., and Tinoco, I., Jr. (2007) Force unfolding kinetics of RNA using laser tweezers. I. Effects of experimental variables on measured results. Biophys. J. 92, 2996-3009
  • Manosas, M., Wen, J.-D., Li, P.T.X., Smith, S.B., Bustamante, C., Tinoco, I., Jr., and Ritort, F. (2007) Force unfolding kinetics of RNA using laser tweezers. II. Modeling experiments. Biophys. J. 92, 3010-21
  • Tinoco, I., Jr., Li, P.T.X., and Bustamante, C. (2006) Determination of thermodynamics and kinetics of RNA reactions by force. Q. Rev. Biophys. 39, 325-360
  • Li, P.T.X., Smith, S.B., Bustamante, C., and Tinoco, I., Jr. (2006) Probing the mechanical folding of TAR RNA by hopping, force-jump and force-clamp methods. Biophys. J. 90, 1-11
  • Li, P.T.X., Bustamante, C., and Tinoco, I., Jr. (2006) Unusual mechanical stability of a minimal RNA kissing complex. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 103, 7039-44
  • Tinoco, I. Jr., Collin, D., Li, P.T.X. 2004. The effect of force on thermodynamics and kinetics: unfolding single RNA molecules. Biochem. Soc. Transactions 32: 757-60.
  • Li, P.T.X. & Gollnick, P. 2004. Characterization of a trp RNA-binding attenuation protein (TRAP) mutant with tryptophan independent RNA binding activity. J. Mol Biol. 335: 707-22.
  • Li, P.T.X. & Gollnick, P. 2002. Using hetero-11-mers composed of wild type and mutant subunits to study tryptophan binding to TRAP and its role in activating RNA binding. J. Biol. Chem. 277: 35567-35573
  • Li, P.T.X., Scott, D.J. & Gollnick, P. 2002. Creating hetero-11-mers composed of wild-type and mutant subunits to study RNA binding to TRAP J. Biol. Chem. 277: 11838-11844.
  • Chen, X., Antson, A.A., Yang, M., Li, P., Baumann, C., Dodson, E.J., Dodson, G.G. & Gollnick, P. 1999 Regulatory features of the trp operon and the crystal structure of the trp RNA-binding attenuation protein from Bacillus stearothermophilus. J.Mol. Biol. 289: 1003-016.