Publications by Group Members

2017 2016 2015 2014
2013 2012 2011 2010
2009 2008 2007 2006
2005 2004 2003 2002
Selected earlier papers


Ashley Tong, Olivia Fiebig, Muath Nairat, Dvir Harris, Marcel Giansily, Aurelia Chenu, James Sturgis, and Gabriela Schlau-Cohen
Comparison of the Energy Transfer Rates in Structural and Spectral Variants of the B800-850 Complex From Purple Bacteria
J Phys. Chem. B


I. Nardecchia, Jeremie Torres, M Lechelon, V. Giberti, Michele Ortolani, Philippe Nouvel, M. Gori, I. Donato, Jordane Preto, Yoann Meriguet, A. Kudashova, M. Sidore, L. Varani, James N. Sturgis and Marco Pettini
Non--equilibrium collective oscillations in biomolecules: towards Bose-Einstein condensation in organic matter?
21st International Conference on Electron Dynamics in Semiconductors, Optoelectronics and Nanostructures

Victoria Schmidt, Marlon Sidore, Cherine Bechara, Jean-Pierre Duneau, and James N. Sturgis
The lipid environment of Escherichia coli Aquaporin Z.
BBA 1861(2): 431-440.


Ilaria Nardecchia, Jeremie Torres, Mathias Lechelon, Valeria Giliberti, Michele Ortolani, Philippe Nouvel, Matteo Gori, Yoann Meriguet, Irene Donato, Jordane Preto, Luca Varani, James Sturgis, and Marco Pettini
Out-of-equilibrium collective oscillation as phonon condensation in a model protein
Phys. Rev. X 8, 031061.
Preprint arXiv:1705.07975

Schmidt, V. and Sturgis, J. N.
Modifying Styrene-maleic Acid Co-polymer for Studying Lipid Nanodiscs by Direct Fluorescent Labeling.
Bio-protocol 8(16): e2969.
doi: 10.21769/BioProtoc.2969.

Victoria Schmidt and James N. Sturgis
Modifying styrene-maleic acid co-polymer for studying lipid nanodiscs.
BBA - biomembranes1860(3):777-783.
doi: 10.1016/j.bbamem.2017.12.012


Jean-Pierre Duneau, Jon Khao and James N. Sturgis
Lipid perturbation by membrane proteins and the lipophobic effect.
Biochim Biophys Acta. 1859: 126-134
doi: 10.1016/j.bbamem.2016.10.014

Victoria Schmidt and James N. Sturgis
Making Monomeric Aquaporin Z by Disrupting the Hydrophobic Tetramer Interface.
ACS Omega 2(6): pp 3017–3027
doi: 10.1021/acsomega.7b00261


Katia Duquesne Valerie Prima and James N. Sturgis
Membrane protein solubilization
Methods in Molecular Biology 1432: 243-60
doi: 10.1007/978-1-4939-3637-3_15.

Wang Dong and James N. Sturgis
Making dimers of oligomeric membrane proteins using copper free click-chemistry
F1000 Research5: 1061 (doi: )
doi: 10.12688/f1000research.8676.1

Jacob Beal , Traci Haddock-Angelli, Markus Gershater, Kim de Mora, Meagan Lizarazo, Jim Hollenhorst, Randy Rettberg, iGEM Interlab Study Contributors
Reproducibility of Fluorescent Expression from Engineered Biological Constructs in E. coli
PLOS One Published: March 3, 2016
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0150182


Thierry Michon, James Sturgis, Stéphane Bressanelli
Ingénierie des protéines et des peptides: Construire en 3D avec des protéines
OMNT Synthèse Annuelle - 2015

Appert-Collin A, Hubert P, Crémel G, Bennasroune A.
Role of ErbB receptors in cancer cell migration and invasion.
Frontiers in Pharmacology 6: 283 (review)
doi: 10.3389/fphar.2015.00283


James N. Sturgis
Building model membranes with lipids and proteins Dangers and challenges
In "Membrane Proteins Production for Structural Analysis"
Springer doi: 10.1007/978-1-4939-0662-8

Ferretti M, Duquesne K, Sturgis JN, van Grondelle R.
Ultrafast excited state processes in Roseobacter denitrificans antennae: comparison of isolated complexes and native membranes.
Phys Chem Chem Phys. 16(47): 26059-66.
doi: 10.1039/c4cp02986k

Paul Sawma, Lise Roth, Cécile Blanchard, Dominique Bagnard, Gérard Crémel, Emmanuelle Bouveret, Jean-Pierre Duneau, James N. Sturgis and Pierre Hubert
Evidence for new homotypic and heterotypic interactions between transmembrane helices of proteins involved in receptor tyrosine kinase and neuropilin signaling
J Mol. Biol.

Stéphane Bressanelli, James Sturgis
Ingénierie des protéines et des peptides: Conception rationnelle de nano-assemblages protéiques à deux composants
OMNT Revue de veille - Nanotechnologies bio-inspirées - N°16

James Sturgis
Ingénierie des protéines et des peptides: Ingénierie des coquilles de micro-compartiments bactériens (BMCs)
OMNT Revue de veille - Nanotechnologies bio-inspirées - N°15

Arpel A, Sawma P, Spenlé C, Fritz J, Meyer L, Garnier N, Velázquez-Quesada I, Hussenet T, Aci-Sèche S, Baumlin N, Genest M, Brasse D, Hubert P, Crémel G, Orend G, Laquerrière P, Bagnard D.
Transmembrane Domain Targeting Peptide Antagonizing ErbB2/Neu Inhibits Breast Tumor Growth and Metastasis.
Cell Rep. pii: S2211-1247(14)00628-7.
doi: 10.1016/j.celrep.2014.07.044. [Epub ahead of print]

Samia Aci-Sèche, Paul Sawma, Pierre Hubert, James N. Sturgis, Dominique Bagnard, Laurent Jacob, Monique Genest and Norbert Garnier
Transmembrane recognition of the semaphorin co-receptors neuropilin 1 and plexin A1. Coarse-grained simulations.
Plos-ONE2014 May 23;9(5):e97779 or DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0097779

Simon Scheuring, Reinat Nevo, Lu-Ning Liu, Stéphanie Mangenot, Dana Charuvi, Thomas Boudier, Valerie Prima, Pierre Hubert, James N. Sturgis, Ziv Reich
The architecture of Rhodobacter sphaeroides chromatophores
BBA Bioenergetics

Yannick R. Brunet, Jérôme Hénin, Hervé Celia, Eric Cascales
Type VI secretion and bacteriophage tail tubes share a common assembly pathway.

Hai-Lin Chen, Christophe S Bernard, Pierre Hubert, Laetitia My, Cheng-Cai Zhang
Fluorescence resonance energy transfer based on interaction of PII and PipX proteins provides a robust and specific biosensor for 2-oxoglutarate, a central metabolite and a signalling molecule.
FEBS J. 281(4):1241-1255


James N. Sturgis
Lessons of photosynthesis for nanotechnologies
In "Physics Chemistry and Applications of Nanostructures"
Borisenko, Gaponenko, Gurin and Cam (Eds.)
World Scientific. p451-456.

Jean-Pierre Duneau and James N. Sturgis
Lateral Organization of Membrane proteins: role of long range interactions
Eur Biophys J. 42(11-12):843-50
doi: 10.1007/s00249-013-0933-x

Gilles Breuzard, Pierre Hubert, Roqiya Nouar, Tiphany De Bessa, François Devred, Pascale Barbier, James N Sturgis, and Vincent Peyrot
Molecular Mechanisms of Tau Binding to Microtubule and its Role in Microtubule Dynamics in Live Cells.
Journal of Cell Science 126: 2810-2819


Bernadac A., Wu L-F., Santini C-L., Vidaud C., Sturgis JN. Menguy N., Bergam P., Nicoletti C., Xiao T.
Structural properties of the tubular appendage spinae from marine bacterium Roseobacter sp. strain YCSB
Scientific Reports 2: 950

Casuso I, Khao J, Chami M, Paul-Gilloteaux P, Husain M, Duneau JP, Stahlberg H, Sturgis JN, Scheuring S.
Characterization of the motion of membrane proteins using high-speed atomic force microscopy.
Nat Nanotechnol. 7(8): 525-9.
doi: 10.1038/nnano.2012.109

Duquesne K, Prima V, Ji B, Rouy Z, Médigue C, Talla E, Sturgis JN
Draft Genome Sequence of the Purple Photosynthetic Bacterium Phaeospirillum molischianum DSM120, a Particularly Versatile Bacterium.
J Bacteriol. 194(13): 3559-60.
doi: 10.1128/​JB.00605-12

Katia Duquesne and James N. Sturgis
Shotgun genome sequence of the large purple photosynthetic bacterium Rhodospirillum photometricum DSM122
J. Bacteriol 194(9): 2380
doi: 10.1128/JB.00168-12


James N. Sturgis
Peptide-Dominated Vesicles: Bacterial Internal Membrane Compartments as Model Systems for Prebiotic Evolution
Chapter 8 in "Origins of Life: The Primal Selforganization."
Egel, R., D.-H. Lankenau, and A. Y. Mulkidjanian (eds.).
Springer Verlag, Heidelberg.

Jonathan Khao, Jaime Arce-Lopera, James N. Sturgis and Jean-Pierre Duneau
Structure of a protein-detergent complex: the balance between detergent cohesion and binding.
Eur. Biophys. J. 40 1143-1155
doi: 10.1007/s00249-011-0745-9

Katia Duquesne, Cecile Blanchard, and James N. Sturgis
Molecular Origins and consequences of High-800 LH2 in Roseobacter denitrificans.
Biochemistry 50 6723-6729
doi: 10.1021/bi200538j

Kamil Woronowicz, Daniel Sha, Raoul N. Frese, James N. Sturgis, Vikas Nanda and Robert A. Niederman
The effects of protein crowding in bacterial photosynthetic membranes on the flow of quinone redox species between the photochemical reaction center and the ubiquinol-cytochrome c2 oxidoreductase.
Metallomics 3 765-774

Lu-Ning Liu, Katia Duquesne, Filipp Oesterhelt, James N. Sturgis and Simon Scheuring
Forces guiding assembly of light-harvesting complex 2 in native membranes
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 108(23): 9455-9459,

Astrid Wahl, Laetitia My, Romain Dumoulin, James N. Sturgis, Emmanuelle Bouveret
Antagonistic regulation of dgkA and plsB genes of phospholipid synthesis by multiple stress responses in Escherichia coli
Mol. Microbiol. 80(5) 1260-1275

R. Dhouib,A. Ducret, P. Hubert, F. Carrière, S. Dukan, S.Canaan
Watching intracellular lipolysis in mycobacteria using time lapse fluorescence microscopy,
Biochim. Biophys. Acta 1811(4): 234-241

Liu LN, Sturgis JN, Scheuring S.
Native architecture of the photosynthetic membrane from Rhodobacter veldkampii.
J Struct Biol 173(1): 138-145.


Hénin J., Fiorin G, Chipot C, Klein ML
Exploring multidimensional free energy landscapes using time-dependent biases on collective variables
J. Chem. Theory Comput. 6(1): 35–47

Brannigan G, LeBard DN, Hénin J, Eckenhoff RG, Klein ML.
Multiple binding sites for the general anesthetic isoflurane identified in the nicotinic acetylcholine receptor transmembrane domain.
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 107(32): 14122-7.

Hubert P, Sawma P, Duneau JP, Khao J, Hénin J, Bagnard D, Sturgis J.
Single-spanning transmembrane domains in cell growth and cell-cell interactions: More than meets the eye?
Cell Adh Migr. 4(2) [Epub ahead of print]

Cécile Nasarre, Morgane Roth, Laurent Jacob, Lise Roth, Eric Koncinal, Antje Thien, Gérard Labourdette, Patrick Poulet, Pierre Hubert, Gérard Crémel, Guy Roussel,Dominique Aunis and Dominique Bagnard.
Peptide-based interference of the transmembrane domain of Neuropilin-1 inhibits glioma growth in vivo.
Oncogene 29: 2381-92

Camille Mascle-Allemand, Katia Duquesne, Regine Lebrun, Simon Scheuring and James N. Strugis
Antenna mixing in photosynthetic membranes from Phaeospirillum molischianum
PNAS 107: 5357-62.

Katia Duquesne and James N. Sturgis
Membrane protein solubilization
Methods in Molecular Biology 601: 205-217
DOI: 10.1007/978-1-60761-344-2_13

Hénin J, Brannigan G, Dailey WP, Eckenhoff R, Klein ML.
An Atomistic Model for Simulations of the General Anesthetic Isoflurane.
J Phys Chem B. 114: 604–612
DOI: 10.1021/jp9088035


Wahl A, Hubert P, Sturgis JN and Bouveret E.
Tagging of Escherichia coli proteins with new cassettes allowing in vivo systematic fluorescent and luminescent detection, and purification from physiological expression levels.
Proteomics 9: 5389-5393
DOI: 10.1002/pmic.200900240

Szymon Jaroslawski, Katia Duquesne, James N. Sturgis and Simon Scheuring
High-resolution architecture of the outer membrane of the Gram-negative bacteria Roseobacter denitrificans
Mol. Microbiol. 74: 1211-1222
DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2958.2009.06926.x

F. Fassioli, A. Olaya-Castro, S. Scheuring, J.N. Sturgis and N.F. Johnson
Energy transfer in light-adapted photosynthetic membranes: From active to saturated photosynthesis
Biophys. J. 97: 2464-2473
DOI: 10.1016/j.bpj.2009.08.033

Lu-Ning Liu, Katia Duquesne, James N. Sturgis and Simon Scheuring
Quinone pathways in entire photosynthetic chromatophores of Rhodospirillum photometricum
J. Mol. Biol. 393: 27-35
DOI: 10.1016/j.jmb.2009.07.044

Jaime Arce, James N. Sturgis and Jean-Pierre Duneau
Dissecting membrane protein architecture : an annotation of structural complexity.
Biopolymers 91: 815-821
Pubmed DOI: 10.1002/bip.21255

Peter Fechner, Thomas Boudier, Stephanie Mangenot, Szymon Jaroslawski, James N. Sturgis, and Simon Scheuring
Structural information, resolution and noise in high-resolution atomic force microscopy topographs.
Biophys J. 96: 3822-3831.
Pubmed DOI: 10.1016/j.bpj.2009.02.011

Scheuring S, Sturgis JN.
Atomic force microscopy of the bacterial photosynthetic apparatus: plain pictures of an elaborate machinery.
Photosynth Res. 2009 Mar 6. [Epub ahead of print]
Pubmed DOI: 10.1007/s11120-009-9413-7

Niederman R, Sturgis J, Tucker J, Olsen J, Hunter CN.
Atomic Force Microscopy Studies of Native Photosynthetic Membranes.
Biochemistry. 48: 3679-3698.
Pubmed DOI: 10.1021/bi900045x

Sebastien Ranaldi, Valérie Belle, Mireille Woudstra, Jorge Rodriguez, Bruno Guigliarelli, James N. Sturgis, Fredéric Carrière, and André Fournel
Lid opening and unfolding of human pancreatic lipase at low pH revealed by site-directed spin labeling EPR and FTIR spectroscopies
Biochemistry 48: 630-638
Pubmed DOI: 10.1021/bi801250s


Camille Mascle-Allemand, Jerome Lavergne, Alain Bernadac and James N. Sturgis
Organisation and Function of the Phaeospirillum molischianum photosynthetic apparatus.
BBA - Bioenergetics 1777: 1552-1559.
Abstract DOI: 10.1016/j.bbabio.2008.09.010

James N. Sturgis and Robert A. Niederman
Organisation and Assembly of Light-Harvesting Complexes in the Purple Bacterial Membrane
In: The Purple Photosynthetic Bacteria. (Eds. C. Neil Hunter, Fevzi Daldal, Marion Thurnauer and Thomas J. Beatty ) Advances in Photosynthesis and Respiration, 28: 253-273
Springer, Dordrecht, The Netherlands.

Lise Roth, Cécile Nasarre, Sylvie Dirrig-Grosch, Dominique Aunis, Gérard Crémel , Pierre Hubert and Dominique Bagnard
Transmembrane domain interactions control biological functions of neuropilin-1
Molecular Biology of the Cell, 19: 646-654.

James N. Sturgis and Robert A. Niederman
Atomic force microscopy reveals multiple patterns of antenna organization in purple bacteria: Implications for energy transduction mechanisms and membrane modeling.
Photosynth. Res. 95: 269-278

Katia Duquesne, Aurélie Lieutaud, Jeanine Ratouchniak, Daniel Muller, Marie-Claire-Lett and Violaine Bonnefoy
Arsenite oxidation by a chemoautotrophic moderately acidophilic Thiomonas sp.: from the strain isolation to the gene study
Environmental Microbiol. 10: 228-237


Jean-Pierre Duneau, James Sturgis et Pierre Hubert
Biologie structurale des récepteurs de la famille ERB-B
In : Ciblage des récepteurs de l'EGF, série l'innovation thérapeutique en cancérologie (coordonnateurs Pierre Hubert et Sandrine Faivre)
Editions John Libbey Eurotext, France. 16-30.

Duquesne, K., Lieutaud, A., Ratouchniak, J., Yarzabal, A. and V. Bonnefoy
Mechanisms of arsenite elimination by Thiomonas sp. isolated from Carnoulès acid mine drainage.
Eur. J. Soil Biol. 43: 351-355.
DOI: 10.1016/j.ejsobi.2007.03.010

Pierre Hubert
Les facteurs de croissance de la famille de l'EGF et leurs récepteurs
Bull Cancer 94: (Suppl. FMC numéro 7), 137-145

Jaime Arce
Les protéines membranaires, leurs hélices et leur repliement : Analyse sur les structures expérimentales connues.
Thesis University of Aix-Marseille II

Nikolay Buzhynskyy, Pierre Sens, Valerie Prima, James N Sturgis, and Simon Scheuring
Rows of ATP synthase dimers in native mitochondrial inner membranes
Biophys J. 93: 2870-2876
Abstract pdf

Simon Scheuring, Thomas Boudier and James N. Sturgis
From high-resolution AFM topographs to atomic models of supramolecular assemblies
J. Struct. Biol. 159: 268-276
Abstract pdf

Rui Pedro Gonçalves; Nikolay Buzhynskyy, Valérie Prima, James N Sturgis and Simon Scheuring
Supramolecular assembly of VDAC in native mitochondrial outer membranes
J. Mol. Biol. 369: 413-418
Abstract pdf

Jean-Pierre Duneau, Atilla Vegh and James N. Sturgis
A dimerization hierarchy in the transmembrane domains of the HER receptor family.
Biochemistry 46: 2010-9.
Abstract pdf


D. Duche, A. Frenkian, V. Prima R. Lloubes
Release of Immunity protein requires functional endonuclease colicin import machinery.
J Bacteriol. 188: 8593-8600
Abstract pdf

Simon Scheuring and James N. Sturgis
Dynamics and diffusion in photosynthetic membranes from Rhodospirillum photometricum
Biophys. J. 91: 3707-3717
Abstract pdf

Pierre Hubert, Jean-Pierre Duneau, Lise Roth, Gerard Cremel, Dominique Bagnard and James Sturgis
FRET studies of transmembrane domain association: specificity vs promiscuity revisited.
Keystone Symposium Cambridge Multiprotein complexes Involved in Cell Regulation. August 2006
mini poster

Pierre Hubert
Les facteurs de croissance de la famille de l'EGF et leurs récepteurs
Bull. Cancer 93 (hors serie avril): 17-24.
pdf proofs

Simon Scheuring, Rui Pedro Gonçalves, Valérie Prima, and James N. Sturgis
The photosynthetic apparatus of Rhodopseudomonas palustris: Structures and organization.
J. Mol. Biol. 358: 83-96
Abstract pdf

Emilien Etienne, Pierre-François Lenne, James N Sturgis and Hervé Rigneault
Confined diffusion in tubular structures analyzed by fluorescence correlation spectroscopy on a mirror.
Applied Optics 45: 4497-4507
Abstract pdf


Rui Pedro Gonçalves, Alain Bernadac, James N Sturgis and Simon Scheuring
Architecture of the native photosynthetic apparatus of Phaeospirillum molischianum
J. Struct. Biol.152:221-228
Abstract pdf

Amar Bennasroune, Anne Gardin, Colette Auzan, Eric Clauser, Sylvie Dirrig -Grosch, Maria Meira, Aline Appert-Collin, Dominique Aunis, Gérard Crémel and Pierre Hubert
Inhibition by transmembrane peptides of chimeric insulin receptors
Cell. Mol. Life Sci. 62: 2124-2131

Simon Scheuring and James N. Sturgis
Chromatic adaptation of photosynthetic membranes
Science 309: 484-487
Abstract pdf version.

Jaime Arce-Lopera, James N. Sturgis and Jean-Pierre Duneau
Ptuba: A tool for the visualisation of helix surfaces in proteins.
J. Mol. Graphics and Modelling 23: 305-315.
Abstract pdf version.

J.-P. Duneau, A.P. Vegh, J.N. Sturgis
Specificity in the dimerisation of the transmembrane domains of ErbB receptor proteins
IUPAB - EBSA meeting Montpellier August 2005
Eur. Biophys. J. 34: P249
mini poster

E. Goemaere, E. Cascales, J.N. Sturgis R. Lloubes
Mutagenesis analyses reveal distinct roles of TolQ residues for Colicin import and ion conductivity
IUPAB - EBSA meeting Montpellier August 2005
Eur. Biophys. J. 34: P554
mini poster

J. Arce, J.-P. Duneau, J.N. Sturgis
Interactions involving helices from membrane proteins: energetics of assembly and folding
IUPAB - EBSA meeting Montpellier August 2005
Eur. Biophys. J. 34: P792
mini poster

S. Scheuring J.N. Sturgis
Phase diagram of two dimensional colloids: implications for membrane protein organisation
IUPAB - EBSA meeting Montpellier August 2005
Eur. Biophys. J. 34: P909/O
mini poster

Camille Mascle-Allemand, Valerie Prima, Rui Pedro Gon�lves, Simon Scheuring, and James N. Sturgis
Lateral Organisation of Proteins in Bacterial Photosynthetic Membranes
FEBS meeting Budapest July 2005
mini poster


Danièle Cavard
Role of Cal, the colicin A lysis protein, in two steps of colicin A release and in the interaction with colicin A-porin complexes.
Microbiology 150: 3867-3875.
Abstract from Pubmed pdf version.

Simon Scheuring, Jean-Louis Rigaud and James N. Sturgis
Variable LH2 stochiometry and core clustering in native membranes of Rhodospirillum photometricum
EMBO J. 23: 4127-4133
Abstract from Pubmed pdf version. Supplementary info pdf

Simon Scheuring, James N. Sturgis, Valerie Prima, Alain Bernadac, Daniel Levy and Jean-Louis Rigaud
Watching the Photosynthetic apparatus in native membranes.
Proc.Natl.Acad.Sci 31: 11293-11297.
Abstract from PNAS pdf version.

Lazdunski AM, Ventre I, Sturgis JN.
Regulatory circuits and communication in Gram-negative bacteria.
Nat. Rev. Microbiol. 2: 581-92.
Abstract from pubmed pdf version

Giraud E, Hannibal L, Fardoux J, Jaubert M, Jourand P, Dreyfus B, Sturgis JN, Vermeglio A.
Two distinct crt gene clusters for two different functional classes of carotenoid in bradyrhizobium.
J. Biol. Chem. 279: 15076-15083.
Abstract from pubmed pdf version

Bennasroune A, Fickova M, Gardin A, Dirrig-Grosch S, Aunis D, Cremel G, Hubert P.
Transmembrane peptides as inhibitors of ErbB receptor signaling.
Mol Biol Cell. 15:3464-3474.
Abstract from Pubmed pdf version

Bennasroune A, Gardin A, Aunis D, Cremel G, Hubert P.
Tyrosine kinase receptors as attractive targets of cancer therapy.
Crit Rev Oncol Hematol. 50: 23-38.
Abstract from Pubmed

Arluison V, Seguin J, Le Caer JP, Sturgis JN, Robert B.
Hydrophobic pockets at the membrane interface: an original mechanism for membrane protein interactions.
Biochemistry. 43: 1276-82.
Abstract from pubmed


Didier Esquieu, Jean-Marie Pèloponèse, Sandrine Opi, Catherine Gregoire, Jean de Mareuil, Jennifer Watkins, Grant Campbell, Jean-Pierre Duneau, James Sturgis, Myriam Witvrouw, Christophe Pannecouque, Erik de Clercq, Mickael Montembault, Vo-Thanh Giang, Monique Villiéras, Valérie Fargeas, Jacques Lebreton, Erwann P. Loret
Discovery of a Tat HIV-1 inhibitor through computer-aided drug design
Spectroscopy 17: 639-645.
Article Proof in pdf format

DHPC-DMPC-water phase diagram at high water content
J.-P. Duneau, A.-H. Saifi and J. N. Sturgis
Eur. Biophys. J. 32: 289
Abstract Poster in pdf format

Gall A, Ellervee A, Sturgis JN, Fraser NJ, Cogdell RJ, Freiberg A, Robert B.
Membrane Protein Stability: High Pressure Effects on the Structure and Chromophore-Binding Properties of the Light-Harvesting Complex LH2.
Biochemistry 42: 13019-13026.
Abstract from pubmed Article in pdf format

Fisher LE, Engelman DM, and Sturgis JN.
Effects of detergents on the association of the glycophorin a transmembrane helix
Biophys. J. 85: 3097-3105.
Abstract from pubmed Article in pdf format

Type II Protein Secretion in Pseudomonas aeruginosa: the Pseudopilus Is a Multifibrillar and Adhesive Structure.
Durand E, Bernadac A, Ball G, Lazdunski A, Sturgis JN, Filloux A.
J Bacteriol. 185: 2749-58.
Abstract from pubmed

Interactions of the quorum sensing regulator QscR: interaction with itself and the other regulators of Pseudomonas aeruginosa LasR and RhlR.
Ledgham F, Ventre I, Soscia C, Foglino M, Sturgis JN, Lazdunski A.
Mol Microbiol. 48: 199-210.
Abstract from pubmed

Dimerization of the quorum sensing regulator RhlR: development of a method using EGFP fluorescence anisotropy.
Ventre I, Ledgham F, Prima V, Lazdunski A, Foglino M, Sturgis JN.
Mol Microbiol. 48: 187-98.
Abstract from pubmed


Colicin A multimerizes when unfolded.
Cavard D.
Biochimie. 84: 485-8.
Abstract from pubmed

Assembly of colicin A in the outer membrane of producing Escherichia coli cells requires both phospholipase A and one porin, but phospholipase A is sufficient for secretion.
Cavard D.
J. Bacteriol. 184:3723-33.
Abstract from pubmed

Two beta-rich structural domains in GABA(A) receptor alpha(1) subunit with different physical properties: Evidence for multidomain nature of the receptor.
Shi H, Tsang SY, Zheng H, Sturgis JN, Xue H.
Protein Sci. 11:2052-8.
Abstract from pubmed

Isolation, size estimates, and spectral heterogeneity of an oligomeric series of light-harvesting 1 complexes from Rhodobacter sphaeroides.
Westerhuis WH, Sturgis JN, Ratcliffe EC, Hunter CN, Niederman RA.
Biochemistry. 41: 8698-707.
Abstract from pubmed

Selected earlier papers

The TolQ-TolR proteins energise TolA and share homologies with the flagellar motor proteins MotA-MotB.
Cascales E, Lloubes R and Sturgis JN.
Mol. Microbiol. 42: 795-807
Supplementary information
Abstract from pubmed

Revisiting the specificity of Mamestra brassicae and Antheraea polyphemus pheromone-binding proteins with a fluorescence binding assay.
Campanacci V, Krieger J, Bette S, Sturgis JN, Lartigue A, Cambillau C, Breer H, Tegoni M.
J. Biol. Chem. 276: 20078-20084.
Abstract from pubmed

Escherichia coli ykfE ORFan gene encodes a potent inhibitor of C-type lysozyme.
Monchois V, Abergel C, Sturgis J, Jeudy S, Claverie JM.
J. Biol. Chem. 276: 18437-18441.
Abstract from pubmed

Organisation and Evolution of the tol-pal gene cluster
James N. Sturgis
J. Mol. Microbiol. Biotech. 3: 113-122
Abstract from pubmed pdf

Proton motive force drives the interaction of the inner membrane TolA and outer membrane Pal proteins in Escherichia coli.
Eric Cascales, Marthe Gavioli, James N. Sturgis and Roland Lloubès
Mol. Microbiol. 38: 904-915
Article in pdf format

Re-evaluation of the Electrophoretic migration behaviour of soluble proteins in the native and detergent denatured states in polyacrylamide gels.
Willem H. J. Westerhuis, James N. Sturgis and Robert A. Niederman
Anal. Biochem. 284:143-152
Abstract from pubmed

Alteration of the glucocorticoid receptor subcellular localization by non steroidal compounds.
Prima V, Depoix C, Masselot B, Formstecher P, Lefebvre P
J Steroid Biochem Mol Biol 72:1-12.
Article in pdf format

Exchanging Cofactors in the Core Antennae from Purple Bacteria: Structure and Properties of Zn-Bacteriopheophytin-Containing LH1.
Karine Lapouge, Arne Naveke, Bruno Robert, Hugo Scheer, James N. Sturgis
Biochemistry 39:1091-1099.
Article in pdf format

Molecular dynamics simulations of the ErbB-2 transmembrane domain within an explicit membrane environment: comparison with vacuum simulations.
Duneau JP, Crouzy S, Garnier N, Chapron Y, Genest M.
Biophys Chem. 76: 35-53
Abstract from pubmed

Dynamics of the transmembrane domain of the ErbB-2 receptor.
Duneau JP, Crouzy S, Chapron Y, Genest M.
Theor Chem Acta 1-3: 87-91

Detergents modulate dimerization, but not helicity, of the glycophorin A transmembrane domain.
Lillian E. Fisher, Donald M. Engelman and James N. Sturgis
J. Mol. Biol. 293 : 639-651
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Conformation of Bacteriochlorophyll Molecules in Photosynthetic Proteins from purple bacteria
Karine Lapouge, Arne Näveke, Andrew Gall, Anabella Ivancich, Jerome Seguin, Hugo Scheer, James N. Sturgis, Tony A. Mattioli and Bruno Robert
Biochemistry 38 11115-11121
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Time resolved fluorescence properties of phenylalanine in different environments. Comparison with molecular dynamics simulation.
Duneau J.-P. Garnier N. Cremel G. and Genest M.
Biophys. Chem. 73: 109-119

The effect of pressure on the bacteriochlorophyll a binding sites of the core antenna complex from Rhodospirillum rubrum.
James N. Sturgis, Andrew Gall, Aleksandr Ellervee, Arvi Freiberg and Bruno Robert.
Biochemistry 37 : 14875-14880.
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Transmembrane Helix stability: the effect of helix-helix interactions studied by FTIR.
James N Sturgis, Bruno Robert and Eric Gormaghtigh
Biophys. J. 74 : 988-994
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Pigment binding site and electronic properties in light-harvesting proteins of purple bacteria.
James N. Sturgis and Bruno Robert.
J. Phys. Chem. 101: 7227-7231.

Effects of temperature and of heat shock on the expression and action of the colicin A lysis protein. (1995)
D. Cavard
J. Bacteriol. 177(17) 5189-5192.
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Detailed description of an alpha-helix-->pi bulge transition detected by molecular dynamics simulations of the p185c-erbB2 V659G transmembrane domain. (1996)
Duneau J.-P. Genest D and Genest M.
J Biomol. Struct. Dyn. 13: 753-769

The Effect of Protein Composition on Intracytoplasmic membrane morphology in Rhodobacter sphaeroides. (1996)
James N. Sturgis and Robert A. Neiderman.
Arch. Microbiol. 165: 235-242.
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Thermodynamics of Membrane Protein Oligomerization in Light-Harvesting Complexes and Associated Structural Changes. (1994)
James N. Sturgis and Bruno Robert
J. Mol. Biol. 238: 445-454
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Role of B800-850 Light-Harvesting Pigment-Protein complex in the Morphogenesis of Rhodobacter sphaeroides Membranes. (1989)
James N. Sturgis and Robert A. Niederman
In: Advances in Photosynthesis (Baltchefsky Ed.) Kluwer vol 2, pp57-60.

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