Publications from the past 5 years.
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Intrinsically disordered protein biosensor tracks the physical-chemical effects of osmotic stress on cells. Cuevas-Velazquez, C.L., Vellosillo, T., Guadalupe, K. et al.

Article (Nat Commun)

Computational modelling of protein conformational changes-application to the opening SARS-CoV-2 spike. A Kucherova, S Strango, S Sukenik, M Theillard

Article (Journal of Computational Physics)

A prion-like protein regulator of seed germination undergoes hydration-dependent phase separation, Y Dorone, S Boeynaems,

E Flores,...S Sukenik, A D Gitler, S Y Rhee

Article (Cell)


Probing the Hidden Sensitivity of Intrinsically Disordered Proteins to their Chemical Environment

D Moses, F Yu, G Ginell, N M Shamoon, P S Koenig, A S Holehouse, S Sukenik

Article (J. Phys. Chem. Lett.) 

Intrinsically disordered protein biosensor tracks the physical-chemical effects of osmotic stress on cells

C L Cuevas-Velazquez, ..., S Sukenik, J R Dinneny


Controlling Structural Bias in Intrinsically Disordered Proteins Using Solution Space Scanning. A S Holehouse, S Sukenik

Article (J. Chem. Theor. Comput.) 



In-cell titration of small solutes controls protein stability and aggregation

S Sukenik, M Salam, Y Wang, M Gruebele

JACS, 140, 33, 10497-10503

How does solvation in the cell affect protein folding and binding? 

CM Davis, M Gruebele, S Sukenik

Current opinion in structural biology 48, 23-29

Phase separation of YAP reorganizes genome topology for long-term YAP target gene expression

D Cai, D Feliciano, P Dong, E Flores, M Gruebele, N Porat-Shilom, S Sukenik, Z Liu, J Lippincott-Schwartz

Nature Cell Biology, 21, 578–1589



Weak protein–protein interactions in live cells are quantified by cell-volume modulation

S Sukenik, P Ren, M Gruebele

PNAS 114 (26), 6776-6781

TMAO mediates effective attraction between lipid membranes by partitioning unevenly between bulk and lipid domains

S Sukenik, S Dunsky, A Barnoy, I Shumilin, D Harries

Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 19 (44), 29862-29871


Globular protein folding in vitro and in vivo

M Gruebele, K Dave, S Sukenik

Annual review of biophysics 45, 233-251


Can Local Probes Go Global? A Joint Experiment–Simulation Analysis of λ6–85 Folding

S Sukenik, TV Pogorelov, M Gruebele

The Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters 7 (11), 1960-1965


The Ec-NhaA antiporter switches from antagonistic to synergistic antiport upon a single point mutation

M Dwivedi, S Sukenik, A Friedler, E Padan

Scientific reports 6, 23339


Competing processes of micellization and fibrillization in native and reduced casein proteins

I Portnaya, S Avni, E Kesselman, Y Boyarski, S Sukenik, D Harries, N Dan, U. Cogan, D. Danino

Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 18 (32), 22516-22525

Hidden structure in disordered proteins is adaptive to intracellular changes. D Moses, K Guadalupe, F Yu, E Flores, A Perez, R McAnelly, N M Shamoon, E Cuevas-Zepeda, A Merg, E W. Martin, A S. Holehouse, S Sukenik

Article (Preprint)