Faccenda A*, Bonham CA*,
Vacratsis PO, Zhang X, Mutus B. (2010) Gold Nanoparticle Enrichment
Method for Identifying S-Nitrosylation and S-Glutathionylation Sites in
Proteins. J Am Chem Soc., Aug 2. [Epub ahead of print] (*co-first
Warner A, Miroshnychenko O, Kozarova A, Vacratsis PO, MacRae T, and Clegg JS. (2010) Evidence for Multiple Group 1 Late Embryogenesis Abundant (LEA) Proteins in Encysted Embryos of Artemia and its Organelles. J Biochem, Aug 17. [Epub ahead of print]
Bonham CA, Vacratsis PO. (2009) Redox regulation of the dual specificity phosphatase hYVH1 through disulfide bond formation. J Biol Chem., 284, 22853-64
Sharda PR, Bonham CA, Mucaki EJ, Butt Z, Vacratsis PO (2009) The dual-specificity phosphatase hYVH1 interacts with Hsp70 and prevents heat-shock-induced cell death. Biochem J. 418, 391-401.
Sharon MA, Kozarova A, Clegg JS,
Vacratsis PO, Warner AH. (2009) Characterization of a group 1 late
embryogenesis abundant protein in encysted embryos of the brine shrimp Artemia
franciscana. Biochem Cell Biol. 87,415-30.
Kozarova A, Sliskovic I, Simon ES, Andrews PC, Mutus B, Vacratsis PO (2007) Identification of Redox Sensitive Thiols of Protein Disulfide Isomerase using Isotope Coded Affinity Technology and Mass Spectrometry. J Am Soc Mass Spectrom, 18 (2) 260-269
Sykes CE, Vacratsis PO (2006) Phosphospecific Antibodies: Versatile Tools for Phosphoproteomic Studies. Current Proteomics, 3, 113-17
Juris SJ, Shah K, Shokat K, Dixon J.E., Vacratsis, P.O., (2006) Identification of Otubain 1 as a Novel Substrate for the Yersinia Protein Kinase Using Chemical Genetics and Mass Spectrometry. FEBS Lett. 580 (1): 179-93
Ahn SG, Kim SA, Yoon JH, and Vacratsis PO. (2005) Heat Shock Cognate 70 is required for the activation of Heat Shock Factor 1 in mammalian cells. Biochem J. 392 (Pt 1): 145-52
Raturi A, Vacratsis PO, Seslija D, Lee L, Mutus B. (2005) A direct, continuous, sensitive assay for protein disulfide isomerase based on fluorescence self-quenching. Biochem J. 391 (Pt 2): 351-7
Li Y, Inoki K, Vacratsis PO, Guan KL. (2003) The p38 and MK2 kinase cascade phosphorylates tuberin, the tuberous sclerosis 2 gene product, and enhances its interaction with 14-3-3. J Biol Chem. 278 (16) 13663-71.
Kim SA, Vacratsis PO, Firestein R, Cleary ML, Dixon JE. (2003) Regulation of myotubularin-related (MTMR)2 phosphatidylinositol phosphatase by MTMR5, a catalytically inactive phosphatase. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA., 100, 4492-4497
McDonald C, Vacratsis PO, Bliska JB, Dixon JE. (2003) The yersinia virulence factor YopM forms a novel protein complex with two cellular kinases. J Biol Chem. 278 (20) 18514-23.
Shao F, Vacratsis PO, Bao Z, Bowers KE, Fierke CA, Dixon JE. (2003) Biochemic in Rho GTPase characterization of the Yersinia YopT protease: cleavage site and recognition elements. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA. (3):904-9.
Vacratsis PO, Phinney BS, Gage DA, Gallo KA. (2002) Identification of in vivo phosphorylation sites of MLK3 by mass spectrometry and phosphopeptide mapping. Biochemistry. 41(17):5613-24.
Vacratsis PO, Gallo KA. (2000) Zipper-mediated oligomerization of the mixed lineage kinase SPRK/MLK-3 is not required for its activation by the GTPase cdc 42 but Is necessary for its activation of the JNK pathway. J Biol Chem. 275(36):27893-900.
Bock BC, Vacratsis PO, Qamirani E, Gallo KA. (2000) Cdc42-induced activation of the mixed-lineage kinase SPRK in vivo. Requirement of the Cdc42/Rac interactive binding motif and changes in phosphorylation. J Biol Chem. 275(19):14231-41. (Co-first Author)