English

Publications

2013

 
    Weber, C., Carlen, M., Dietler, G., Rawdon, E. J., Stasiak, A.: Sedimentation of macroscopic rigid knots and its relation to gel electrophoretic mobility of DNA knots. Scientific reports 2013, 3:1091. URL

    Stasiak, A., Bates, A. D., Buck, D. E., Harris, S. A., Sumners de, W.: Topological aspects of DNA function and protein folding. Biochem Soc Trans 2013, 41:491-3. URL

    Rawdon, E. J., Millett, K. C., Sulkowska, J. I., Stasiak, A.: Knot localization in proteins. Biochem Soc Trans 2013, 41:538-41. URL

    Millett, K. C., Rawdon, E. J., Stasiak, A., Sulkowska, J. I.: Identifying knots in proteins. Biochem Soc Trans 2013, 41:533-7. URL

    Dorier, J., Stasiak, A.: Modelling of crowded polymers elucidate effects of double-strand breaks in topological domains of bacterial chromosomes. Nucleic Acids Res 2013, 41:6808-15. URL

    Benedetti, F., Dorier, J., Burnier, Y., Stasiak, A.: Models that include supercoiling of topological domains reproduce several known features of interphase chromosomes. Nucleic Acids Res 2013,
    URL


2012

 
    Witz, G. , Stasiak, A.: Modelling the effect of DNA supercoiling in DNA knots and catenanes. In: Innovations in Biomolecular Modeling and Simulation" edited by T. Schlick.. Biomolecular Sciences Series, Royal Society of Chemistry 2012, 2:179-97.

    Sulkowska, J. I., Rawdon, E. J., Millett, K. C., Onuchic, J. N., Stasiak, A.: Conservation of complex knotting and slipknotting patterns in proteins. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2012, 109:E1715-23. URL

    Reith, D., Cifra, P., Stasiak, A., Virnau, P.: Effective stiffening of DNA due to nematic ordering causes DNA molecules packed in phage capsids to preferentially form torus knots. Nucleic Acids Res 2012, 40:5129-37. URL

    Nimonkar, A. V., Dombrowski, C. C., Siino, J. S., Stasiak, A. Z., Stasiak, A., Kowalczykowski, S. C.: Saccharomyces cerevisiae Dmc1 and Rad51 proteins preferentially function with Tid1 and Rad54 proteins, respectively, to promote DNA strand invasion during genetic recombination. J Biol Chem 2012, 287:28727-37. URL

    Atwell, S., Disseau, L., Stasiak, A. Z., Stasiak, A., Renodon-Corniere, A., Takahashi, M., Viovy, J. L., Cappello, G.: Probing Rad51-DNA interactions by changing DNA twist. Nucleic Acids Res 2012, 40:11769-76. URL


2011

 
    Witz, G., Dietler, G., Stasiak, A.: Tightening of DNA knots by supercoiling facilitates their unknotting by type II DNA topoisomerases. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2011, 108:3608-11. URL

    Witz, G., Dietler, G., Stasiak, A.: DNA knots and DNA supercoiling. Cell Cycle 2011, 10:URL

    Rawdon, E. J., Millett, K. C., Tran, V. T., Stasiak, A.: Cumulative Shapes of Knotted Polymers. Progress of Theoretical Physics Supplement 2011, 191:165-171. URL

    Lionberger, T. A., Demurtas, D., Witz, G., Dorier, J., Lillian, T., Meyhofer, E., Stasiak, A.: Cooperative kinking at distant sites in mechanically stressed DNA. Nucleic Acids Res 2011, 39:9820-32. URL

    Ernst, C., Montemayor, A., Stasiak, A.: Nullification of Small Knots. Progress of Theoretical Physics Supplement 2011, 191:66-77. URL

    Dorier, J., Stasiak, A.: Role of Topological Exclusion in Formation and Organization of Chromosomal Territories. Progress of Theoretical Physics Supplement 2011, 191:46-54. URL

    Deguchi, T., Hayakawa, H., Shimokawa, K., Stasiak, A., Tsurusaki, K., Deguchi, T., Hayakawa, H., Shimokawa, K., Stasiak, A., Tsurusaki, K.: Preface to the proceedings of the workshop “Statistical physics and topology of polymers with rami?cations to structure and function of DNA and proteins”. Progress of Theoretical Physics Supplement 2011, 191:i. URL


2010

 
    Yan, Z., Delannoy, M., Ling, C., Daee, D., Osman, F., Muniandy, P. A., Shen, X., Oostra, A. B., Du, H., Steltenpool, J., Lin, T., Schuster, B., Decaillet, C., Stasiak, A., Stasiak, A. Z., Stone, S., Hoatlin, M. E., Schindler, D., Woodcock, C. L., Joenje, H., Sen, R., de Winter, J. P., Li, L., Seidman, M. M., Whitby, M. C., Myung, K., Constantinou, A., Wang, W.: A histone-fold complex and FANCM form a conserved DNA-remodeling complex to maintain genome stability. Mol Cell 2010, 37:865-78. URL

    Witz, G., Stasiak, A.: DNA supercoiling and its role in DNA decatenation and unknotting. Nucleic Acids Res 2010, 38:2119-33. URL

    Nomme, J., Renodon-Corniere, A., Asanomi, Y., Sakaguchi, K., Stasiak, A. Z., Stasiak, A., Norden, B., Tran, V., Takahashi, M.: Design of Potent Inhibitors of Human RAD51 Recombinase Based on BRC Motifs of BRCA2 Protein: Modeling and Experimental Validation of a Chimera Peptide. J Med Chem 2010, 53:5782-91. URL

    Millett, K. C., Rawdon, E. J., Tran, T. V., Stasiak, A.: Symmetry-breaking in cumulative measures of shapes of polymer models. J Chem Phys 2010, 133:154113. URL

    Hui, M. P., Galkin, V. E., Yu, X., Stasiak, A. Z., Stasiak, A., Waldor, M. K., Egelman, E. H.: ParA2, a Vibrio cholerae chromosome partitioning protein, forms left-handed helical filaments on DNA. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2010, 107:4590-5. URL

    Dorier, J., Stasiak, A.: The role of transcription factories-mediated interchromosomal contacts in the organization of nuclear architecture. Nucleic Acids Res 2010, 38:7410-21. URL

    Buisson, R., Dion-Cote, A. M., Coulombe, Y., Launay, H., Cai, H., Stasiak, A. Z., Stasiak, A., Xia, B., Masson, J. Y.: Cooperation of breast cancer proteins PALB2 and piccolo BRCA2 in stimulating homologous recombination. Nat Struct Mol Biol 2010, 17:1247-54. URL


2009

 
    Roques, C., Coulombe, Y., Delannoy, M., Vignard, J., Grossi, S., Brodeur, I., Rodrigue, A., Gautier, J., Stasiak, A. Z., Stasiak, A., Constantinou, A., Masson, J. Y.: MRE11-RAD50-NBS1 is a critical regulator of FANCD2 stability and function during DNA double-strand break repair. Embo J 2009, 28:2400-13. URL

    Rawdon, E.J., Kern, J., Piatek, M., Stasiak, A., Millet, K.C.: Shapes of knotted cyclic polymers. Proceedings of the conference: Knots and soft-matter physics 2009,
    32-37.

    Millett, K. C., Plunkett, P., Piatek, M., Rawdon, E. J., Stasiak, A.: Effect of knotting on polymer shapes and their enveloping ellipsoids. J Chem Phys 2009, 130:165104. URL

    Martinez-Robles, M. L., Witz, G., Hernandez, P., Schvartzman, J. B., Stasiak, A., Krimer, D. B.: Interplay of DNA supercoiling and catenation during the segregation of sister duplexes. Nucleic Acids Res 2009, 37:4887-4897. URL

    Marenduzzo, D.*, Orlandini, E., Stasiak, A.*, Sumners, D. W., Tubiana, L., Micheletti, C., *co-first authors,: DNA-DNA interactions in bacteriophage capsids are responsible for the observed DNA knotting. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2009,
    URL

    Dorier, J., Stasiak, A.: Topological origins of chromosomal territories . Nucleic Acids Res 2009, 37:6316-6322. URL

    Dorier, J., Burnier, Y., stasiak, A.: Inhibitory effect of DNA supercoiling on DNA knotting. Proceedings of the conference: Knots and soft-matter physics 2009,
    84-88.

    Diao, Y., Ernst, C., Stasiak, A.: A partial ordering of knots through diagramatic unknotting. Journal of Knot Theory and Its Ramifications 2009, 18:505-22. URL

    Demurtas, D., Amzallag, A., Rawdon, E. J., Maddocks, J. H., Dubochet, J., Stasiak, A.: Bending modes of DNA directly addressed by cryo-electron microscopy of DNA minicircles. Nucleic Acids Res 2009, 37:2882-93. URL


2008

 
    Stasiak, A.Z., Stasiak, A.: RecA-DNA complexes. (Condensation and commentary on the paper: Mechanism of homologous recombination from the RecA-ssDNA/dsDNA structures, by C. Yang and Pavletich, Nature, 453, 489-484). CHEMTRACTS-Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 2008, 21:399-405. URL

    Rawdon, E.J., Dobay, A., Kern, J., Millet, K., Piatek, M., Plunkett, P., Stasiak, A.: Scaling behavior and equilibrium lenghts of knotted polymers. Macromolecules 2008, 41:4444-4451. URL

    Rawdon, E., Kern, J., Piatek, M., Plunkett, P., Stasiak, A., Millet, K.: The effect of knotting on the shape of polymers. Macromolecules 2008, 41:8281-8287. URL

    Ploquin, M., Bransi, A., Paquet, E. R., Stasiak, A. Z., Stasiak, A., Yu, X., Cieslinska, A. M., Egelman, E. H., Moineau, S., Masson, J. Y.: Functional and structural basis for a bacteriophage homolog of human RAD52. Curr Biol 2008, 18:1142-6. URL

    Gari, K., Decaillet, C., Stasiak, A. Z., Stasiak, A., Constantinou, A.: The Fanconi anemia protein FANCM can promote branch migration of Holliday junctions and replication forks. Mol Cell 2008, 29:141-8. URL

    Dery, U., Coulombe, Y., Rodrigue, A., Stasiak, A., Richard, S., Masson, J. Y.: A glycine-arginine domain in control of the human MRE11 DNA repair protein. Mol Cell Biol 2008, 28:3058-69. URL

    Darcy, I. K., Scharein, R. G., Stasiak, A.: 3D visualization software to analyze topological outcomes of topoisomerase reactions. Nucleic Acids Res 2008, 36:3515-21. URL

    Burnier, Y., Dorier, J., Stasiak, A.: DNA supercoiling inhibits DNA knotting. Nucleic Acids Res 2008, 36:4956-63. URL


2007

 
    Plunkett, P., Piatek, M., Dobay, A., Kern, J.C., Millet, K.C., Stasiak, A., Rawdon, E.J.: Total curvature and total torsion of knotted polymers. Macromolecules 2007, 40:3860-3867.

    Ploquin, M., Petukhova, G. V., Morneau, D., Dery, U., Bransi, A., Stasiak, A., Camerini-Otero, R. D., Masson, J. Y.: Stimulation of fission yeast and mouse Hop2-Mnd1 of the Dmc1 and Rad51 recombinases. Nucleic Acids Res 2007, 35:2719-33. URL

    Flammini, A., Stasiak, A.: Natural classification of knots In Proceedings of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences, Volume 463. 2007: 569-582.

    Flammini, A., Stasiak, A.: Natural classification of knots In Knot theory for scientific objects Edited by Kawwauchi, A.; Osaka: Osaka Municipal Universities Press; 2007: 293-306.

    Fierro-Fernandez, M., Hernandez, P., Krimer, D. B., Stasiak, A., Schvartzman, J. B.: Topological locking restrains replication fork reversal. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2007, 104:1500-5. URL

    Diao, Y., Stasiak, A.: Self-avoiding random walks and Olber's paradox. International Journal of Contemporary Mathematical Sciences 2007, 2:445-449.

    Cerf, C., Stasiak, A.: Linear behaviour of the writhe versus the number crossings in rational knots and links In Topology in Molecular Biology Edited by Monastyrsky, M.I.; Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag; 2007: 111-125.

    Burnier, Y., Weber, C., Flammini, A., Stasiak, A.: Local selection rules that can determine specific pathways of DNA unknotting by type II DNA topoisomerases. Nucleic Acids Res 2007, 35:5223-31. URL

    Banavar, J. R., Hoang, T. X., Maddocks, J. H., Maritan, A., Poletto, C., Stasiak, A., Trovato, A.: Structural motifs of biomolecules. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2007, 104:17283-6. URL


2006

 
    Weber, C., Stasiak, A., De Los Rios, P., Dietler, G.: Numerical simulation of gel electrophoresis of DNA knots in weak and strong electric fields. Biophys J 2006, 90:3100-5. URL

    Weber, C., De Los Rios, P., Dietler, G., Stasiak, A.: Simulations of electrophoretic collisions of DNA knots with gel obstacles. Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter 2006, 18:S161-S171. URL

    Rosa, A., Neumann, F.R., Gasser, S.M., Stasiak, A.: Long time behaviour of diffusing particles in constrained geometries applied to chromatin motion. Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter 2006, 18:S235-S243.

    Rosa, A., Maddocks, J. H., Neumann, F. R., Gasser, S. M., Stasiak, A.: Measuring limits of telomere movement on nuclear envelope. Biophys J 2006, 90:L24-6. URL

    Hamimes, S., Bourgeon, D., Stasiak, A. Z., Stasiak, A., Van Dyck, E.: Nucleic acid-binding properties of the RRM-containing protein RDM1. Biochem Biophys Res Commun 2006, 344:87-94. URL

    Bhattachrjeee, S.M., Micheletti, C., Stasiak, A.: Thermodynamics, kinetics and mechanics of biopolymers . Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter 2006, 18:preface. URL

    Amzallag, A., Vaillant, C., Jacob, M., Unser, M., Bednar, J., Kahn, J. D., Dubochet, J., Stasiak, A., Maddocks, J. H.: 3D reconstruction and comparison of shapes of DNA minicircles observed by cryo-electron microscopy. Nucleic Acids Res 2006, 34:e125. URL


2005

 
    Sauvageau, S., Stasiak, A. Z., Banville, I., Ploquin, M., Stasiak, A., Masson, J. Y.: Fission yeast rad51 and dmc1, two efficient DNA recombinases forming helical nucleoprotein filaments. Mol Cell Biol 2005, 25:4377-87. URL

    Millet, K., Dobay, A., Stasiak, A.: Linear random knots and their scaling behaviour. Macromolecules 2005, 38:601-606.

    Jurvansuu, J., Raj, K., Stasiak, A., Beard, P.: Viral transport of DNA damage that mimics a stalled replication fork. J Virol 2005, 79:569-80. URL

    Hamimes, S., Arakawa, H., Stasiak, A. Z., Kierzek, A. M., Hirano, S., Yang, Y. G., Takata, M., Stasiak, A., Buerstedde, J. M., Van Dyck, E.: RDM1, a novel RNA recognition motif (RRM)-containing protein involved in the cell response to cisplatin in vertebrates. J Biol Chem 2005, 280:9225-35. URL

    Dobay, A., Diao, Y., Dubochet, J., Stasiak, A.: Scaling of the average crossing number in equilateral random walks, knots and proteins In Physical and numerical models in knot theory; including applications to the life sciences Edited by Calvo, J.A., Millet, K.C., Rawdon, E.J., Stasiak, A.; Singapore: World Scientific Publishing; 2005: 219-231.

    Diao, Y., Dobay, A., Stasiak, A.: The average intercrossing number of equilateral random walks and polygons. Journal Physics A: Mathematical and General 2005, 38:7601-7616.

    Calvo, J.A., Millet, K.C., Rawdon, E.J., Stasiak, A., Kaufman, L.H.: Physical and numerical models in knots theory, including applications to the life sciences. Knots and everything 2005, 36:

    Bugreev, D. V., Golub, E. I., Stasiak, A. Z., Stasiak, A., Mazin, A. V.: Activation of human meiosis-specific recombinase Dmc1 by Ca2+. J Biol Chem 2005, 280:26886-95. URL


2004

 
    Stasiak, A.: Another strand to the DNA story. (Review of the book : "The third man of the double helix", by M. Wilkins, Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK). EMBO reports 2004, 5:21.

    Stasiak, A., Reese*, M. G.: Eight Controversies. (Review of the book : "Eight preposterous propositions", by R. Ehrlich, Princeton University Press, Princeton, USA). EMBO reports 2004, 5:239.

    Stasiak, A.: DNA circles In Living matter: a new challenge to physicists ? Edited by De Los Rios, P., Dietler, G., Fourcade, B., Peroni, C.; Frontier Group; 2004: 13-51.

    Stasiak, A.: Explaining explanations. (Review of the book : "Explanations: styles of explanation in science", by J. Cornwell, Oxford University Press, Oyford, UK). EMBO reports 2004, 5:854.

    Schvartzman, J. B., Stasiak, A.: A topological view of the replicon. EMBO Rep 2004, 5:256-61. URL

    Liu, Y., Stasiak, A. Z., Masson, J. Y., McIlwraith, M. J., Stasiak, A., West, S. C.: Conformational changes modulate the activity of human RAD51 protein. J Mol Biol 2004, 337:817-27. URL

    Flammini, A., Maritan, A., Stasiak, A.: Simulations of action of DNA topoisomerases to investigate boundaries and shapes of spaces of knots. Biophys J 2004, 87:2968-75. URL

    Bariola, P. A., Retelska, D., Stasiak, A., Kammerer, R. A., Fleming, A., Hijri, M., Frank, S., Farmer, E. E.: Remorins form a novel family of coiled coil-forming oligomeric and filamentous proteins associated with apical, vascular and embryonic tissues in plants. Plant Mol Biol 2004, 55:579-94. URL


2003

 
    Stasiak, A.: The first DNA. (Review of the book : "Rosalind Franklin: The dark lady of DNA", by B. Maddox, HarperCollins, New-York, USA). EMBO reports 2003, 4:14.

    Stasiak, A.: A knotty story. (Review of the book : Knots: Mathematics with a twist, by A. Sossinsky, Harvard University Press). Nature 2003, 421:479.

    Stasiak, A.: Life cycle of a biologist. (Review of the book : "Lives of a biologist: Adventures in a century of extraordinary science", by J.T. Bonner, Harvard University Press, Cambridge, USA). EMBO reports 2003, 4:457.

    Stasiak, A.: DNA's golden jubilee. (Review of the book : "50 years of DNA", Palgrave Macmillan, UK). EMBO reports 2003, 4:1025-1026.

    Stasiak, A.: Topoisomerases In Encyclopedia of the Human Genome Edited by Cooper, David N. ; Nature Publishing Group; 2003:

    Dobay, A., Dubochet, J., Millett, K., Sottas, P. E., Stasiak, A.: Scaling behavior of random knots. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2003, 100:5611-5615. URL

    Diao, Y., Dobay, A., Kusner, R.B., Millet, K., Stasiak, A.: The average crossing number of equilateral random polygons. Journal Physics A: Mathematical and General 2003, 36:11561-11574.

    Cerf, C., Stasiak, A.: Quantized linear behavior of the writhe versus the number crossings in rational knots and links. New Journal of Physics 2003, 5:


2002

 
    Stasiak, A., Dubochet, J.: Mathematics and physics of DNA knots In Où en sont les mathématiques Edited by Kantor, J-M.; Paris: Société Mathématique de France: 342-347; 2002:

    Stasiak, A.: Lucky Jim. (Review of the book : "Genes, Girls and Gamow", by James D. Watson, Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK). EMBO reports 2002, 3:305.

    Stasiak, A.: Nature's shapes (Review of the book : "What shape is a snowflake?", by I.S. Weidenfeld & Nicholson, London, UK). EMBO reports 2002, 3:822.

    Stasiak, A.: Lucky experiment. (Review of the book : "Meselson, Stahl and the replication of DNA", by F. Lawrence Holmes, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, USA). EMBO reports 2002, 3:925-926.

    Stasiak, A.: Summary and review of the paper : A new algorithm for computing similarity between RNA structures . Mathematical Reviews 2002, 2002:92012.

    Olavarrieta, L., Martinez-Robles, M. L., Sogo, J. M., Stasiak, A., Hernandez, P., Krimer, D. B., Schvartzman, J. B.: Supercoiling, knotting and replication fork reversal in partially replicated plasmids. Nucleic Acids Res 2002, 30:656-66. URL

    Hoidn, P., Kusner, R.B., Stasiak, A.: Quantization of energy and writhe in self-repelling knots. New Journal of Physics 2002, 4:20.1-20.11.

    Dobay, A., Sottas, P-E., Dubochet, J., Stasiak, A.: Putting random knots in order In Physical knots: knotting, linking and folding geometic objects in R3 Edited by Calvo, J.A., Millet, K., Rawdon, E.; Providence, Rhode Island: American Mathematical Society; 2002: 115-124.

    Dietler, G., Pieranski, P., Kasas, S., Stasiak, A.: The rupture of knotted strings under tension In Physical knots: knotting, linking and folding geometic objects in R3 Edited by Calvo, J.A., Millet, K., Rawdon, E.; Providence, Rhode Island: American Mathematical Society; 2002:

    Bucka, A., Stasiak, A.: Construction and electrophoretic migration of single-stranded DNA knots and catenanes. Nucleic Acids Res 2002, 30:e24. URL

    Ayora, S., Weise, F., Mesa, P., Stasiak, A., Alonso, J. C.: Bacillus subtilis bacteriophage SPP1 hexameric DNA helicase, G40P, interacts with forked DNA. Nucleic Acids Res 2002, 30:2280-9. URL

    Aussel, L., Barre, F. X., Aroyo, M., Stasiak, A., Stasiak, A. Z., Sherratt, D.: FtsK Is a DNA motor protein that activates chromosome dimer resolution by switching the catalytic state of the XerC and XerD recombinases. Cell 2002, 108:195-205. URL


2001

 
    Van Dyck, E., Stasiak, A. Z., Stasiak, A., West, S. C.: Visualization of recombination intermediates produced by RAD52-mediated single-strand annealing. EMBO Rep 2001, 2:905-9. URL

    Stasiak, A: Gene therapy. (Review of the book "The new healers", by William R. Clarck, Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK). EMBO reports 2001, 2:180.

    Stasiak, A.: Rosalind Franklin. (Review of the book "Rosalind Franklin and DNA" by A. Sayre, W.W. Norton & Co, New-York). EMBO reports 2001, 2:181.

    Stasiak, A.: Broken symmetry. (Review of the book : Lucifer's legacy, the meaning of asymmetry, by F. Close, Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK). EMBO reports 2001, 2:562.

    Stasiak, A.: Pathological science. (Review of the book : The undergrowth of science: delusion, self-deception and human frailty, by W. Gratzer, Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK). EMBO Reports 2001, 2:762.

    Stasiak, A.: Crazy ideas ? (Review of the book : "Nine crazy ideas in Science: a few might even be true", by R. Ehrlich, Princeton University Press, New-Jersey). EMBO reports 2001, 2:978.

    Stasiak, A.: Questioning the utility of RNA-DNA chimera in gene repair. Science STKE 2001,
    URL

    Reuven, N. B., Arad, G., Stasiak, A. Z., Stasiak, A., Livneh, Z.: Lesion bypass by the Escherichia coli DNA polymerase V requires assembly of a RecA nucleoprotein filament. J Biol Chem 2001, 276:5511-7. URL

    Pieranski, P., Stasiak, A.: Gordian unknots. World of Science 2001, 114:6-9.

    Pieranski, P., Przybyl, S., Stasiak, A.: Tight open knots. European Physical Journal 2001, 6:123-128.

    Pieranski, P., Kasas, S., Dietler, G., Dubochet, J., Stasiak, A.: Localisation of breaking points in knotted strings. New Journal of Physics 2001, 3:10.1-10.3.

    McIlwraith, M. J., Hall, D. R., Stasiak, A. Z., Stasiak, A., Wigley, D. B., West, S. C.: RadA protein from Archaeoglobus fulgidus forms rings, nucleoprotein filaments and catalyses homologous recombination. Nucleic Acids Res 2001, 29:4509-17. URL

    Masson, J. Y., Tarsounas, M. C., Stasiak, A. Z., Stasiak, A., Shah, R., McIlwraith, M. J., Benson, F. E., West, S. C.: Identification and purification of two distinct complexes containing the five RAD51 paralogs. Genes Dev 2001, 15:3296-307. URL

    Masson, J. Y., Stasiak, A. Z., Stasiak, A., Benson, F. E., West, S. C.: Complex formation by the human RAD51C and XRCC3 recombination repair proteins. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2001, 98:8440-6. URL

    Dobay, A., Sottas, P-E., Dubochet, J., Stasiak, A.: Predicting optimal length of random knots. Letters in Mathematical Physics 2001, 55:239-247.

    Davies, A. A., Masson, J. Y., McIlwraith, M. J., Stasiak, A. Z., Stasiak, A., Venkitaraman, A. R., West, S. C.: Role of BRCA2 in control of the RAD51 recombination and DNA repair protein. Mol Cell 2001, 7:273-82. URL

    Bucka, A., Stasiak, A.: RecA-mediated strand exchange traverses substitutional heterologies more easily than deletions or insertions. Nucleic Acids Res 2001, 29:2464-70. URL

    Bucka, A., Stasiak, A.: Commentary about the paper : Positive torsional strain causes the formation of a four-way junction at replication forks. CHEMTRACTS-Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 2001, 14:166-173.


2000

 
    Stasiak, A. Z., Larquet, E., Stasiak, A., Muller, S., Engel, A., Van Dyck, E., West, S. C., Egelman, E. H.: The human Rad52 protein exists as a heptameric ring. Curr Biol 2000, 10:337-40. URL

    Stasiak, A., Maddocks, J. H.: Mathematics. Best packing in proteins and DNA. Nature 2000, 406:251-3. URL

    Stasiak, A.: DNA topology: feeling the pulse of a topoisomerase. Curr Biol 2000, 10:R526-8. URL

    Stasiak, A.: Quantum-like properties of knots and links In Knots in Hellas Edited by Gordon, C. McA., Jones, V.F.R., Kauffman, L.H., Lambropolou, S. , Przytycki, J.H.; Singapore: World Scientific Publishing; 2000: 477-500.

    Pieranski, P., Stasiak, A.: Un noeud...peu gordien. Pour la Science 2000, 278:12.

    McIlwraith, M. J., Van Dyck, E., Masson, J. Y., Stasiak, A. Z., Stasiak, A., West, S. C.: Reconstitution of the strand invasion step of double-strand break repair using human Rad51 Rad52 and RPA proteins. J Mol Biol 2000, 304:151-64. URL

    Katritch, V., Olson, W. K., Vologodskii, A., Dubochet, J., Stasiak, A.: Tightness of random knotting. Phys Rev E Stat Phys Plasmas Fluids Relat Interdiscip Topics 2000, 61:5545-9. URL

    Cerf, C., Stasiak, A.: A topological invariant to predict the three-dimensional writhe of ideal configurations of knots and links. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2000, 97:3795-8. URL

    Bucka, A., Stasiak, A.: Commentary about the paper : Tailed duplex DNA is the preferred substrate for Rad51 protein-mediated homologous pairing. CHEMTRACTS-Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 2000, 13:415-423.


1999

 
    van Gool, A. J., Hajibagheri, N. M., Stasiak, A., West, S. C.: Assembly of the Escherichia coli RuvABC resolvasome directs the orientation of holliday junction resolution. Genes Dev 1999, 13:1861-70. URL

    Van Dyck, E., Stasiak, A. Z., Stasiak, A., West, S. C.: Binding of double-strand breaks in DNA by human Rad52 protein. Nature 1999, 398:728-31. URL

    Stasiak, A., Dubochet, J., Furrer, P., Gonzalez, O., Maddocks, J.: DNA: uncooked, al dente, or scotti?. Science 1999, 283:1641. URL

    Stasiak, A., Dobay, A, Dubochet, J, Dietler, G. : Knotted fishing line, covalent bonds and breaking points. Technical comment. Science 1999, 286:11.

    Sottas, P. E., Larquet, E., Stasiak, A., Dubochet, J.: Brownian dynamics simulation of DNA condensation. Biophys J 1999, 77:1858-70. URL

    Sogo, J. M., Stasiak, A., Martinez-Robles, M. L., Krimer, D. B., Hernandez, P., Schvartzman, J. B.: Formation of knots in partially replicated DNA molecules. J Mol Biol 1999, 286:637-43. URL

    Schvartzam, J., Sogo, J., Stasiak, A.: Noeuds et ADN; les noeuds de l'ADN éclairent la réplication. Pour la Science 1999, 259:25-26.

    Mezard, C., George, H., Davies, A. A., van Gool, A. J., Zerbib, D., Stasiak, A., West, S. C.: Escherichia coli RuvBL268S: a mutant RuvB protein that exhibits wild-type activities in vitro but confers a UV-sensitive ruv phenotype in vivo. Nucleic Acids Res 1999, 27:1275-82. URL

    Masson, J. Y., Davies, A. A., Hajibagheri, N., Van Dyck, E., Benson, F. E., Stasiak, A. Z., Stasiak, A., West, S. C.: The meiosis-specific recombinase hDmc1 forms ring structures and interacts with hRad51. Embo J 1999, 18:6552-60. URL

    George, H., Mezard, C., Stasiak, A., West, S. C.: Helicase-defective RuvB(D113E) promotes RuvAB-mediated branch migration in vitro. J Mol Biol 1999, 293:505-19. URL

    Ayora, S., Stasiak, A., Alonso, J. C.: The Bacillus subtilis bacteriophage SPP1 G39P delivers and activates the G40P DNA helicase upon interacting with the G38P-bound replication origin. J Mol Biol 1999, 288:71-85. URL


1998

 
    Wang, L., Voloshin, O. N., Stasiak, A., Camerini-Otero, R. D.: Homologous DNA pairing domain peptides of RecA protein: intrinsic propensity to form beta-structures and filaments. J Mol Biol 1998, 277:1-11. URL

    Vologodskii, A. V., Crisona, N. J., Laurie, B., Pieranski, P., Katritch, V., Dubochet, J., Stasiak, A.: Sedimentation and electrophoretic migration of DNA knots and catenanes. J Mol Biol 1998, 278:1-3. URL

    Van Dyck, E., Hajibagheri, N. M., Stasiak, A., West, S. C.: Visualisation of human rad52 protein and its complexes with hRad51 and DNA. J Mol Biol 1998, 284:1027-38. URL

    Stasiak, A., Katritch, V., Kauffman, L.H., Kaufman,L.H. : Ideal Knots. Knots and Everything 1998, 19:

    Stasiak, A., Dubochet, J., Katritch, V., Pieranski, P.: Ideal knots and their relation to the physics of real knots In Ideal knots Edited by A. Stasiak, V. Katritch, L.H. Haufman; Singapore: World Scientific Publishing; 1998: 1-19.

    Stasiak, A.: Commentary about the paper : The function of the secondary site of RecA protein during DNA strand exchange. CHEMTRACTS-Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 1998, 11:777-784.

    Laurie, B., Katritch, V., Sogo, J., Koller, T., Dubochet, J., Stasiak, A.: Geometry and physics of catenanes applied to the study of DNA replication. Biophys J 1998, 74:2815-22. URL


1997

 
    Stasiak, A., West, S. C., Egelman, E. H.: Sickle cell anemia research and a recombinant DNA technique. Science 1997, 277:460-2. URL

    Stasiak, A.: Noeuds idéaux et noeuds réels. Pour la Science 1997, La Science des Noeuds:106-111.

    Mezard, C., Davies, A. A., Stasiak, A., West, S. C.: Biochemical properties of RuvBD113N: a mutation in helicase motif II of the RuvB hexamer affects DNA binding and ATPase activities. J Mol Biol 1997, 271:704-17. URL

    Kiianitsa, K., Stasiak, A.: Helical repeat of DNA in the region of homologous pairing. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 1997, 94:7837-40. URL

    Katritch, V., Olson, W. K., Pieranski, P., Dubochet, J., Stasiak, A.: Properties of ideal composite knots. Nature 1997, 388:148-51. URL

    Furrer, P., Bednar, J., Stasiak, A. Z., Katritch, V., Michoud, D., Stasiak, A., Dubochet, J.: Opposite effect of counterions on the persistence length of nicked and non-nicked DNA. J Mol Biol 1997, 266:711-21. URL


1996

 
    Stasiak, A., Katritch, V., Bednar, J., Michoud, D., Dubochet, J.: Electrophoretic mobility of DNA knots. Nature 1996, 384:122. URL

    Stasiak, A, Bednar, J., Furrer, P., Katritch, V., Stasiak, A.Z., Dubochet, J.: Elasticity of DNA as directly measured by cryo-electron microscopy In Biological structure and dynamics Volume II. Edited by R.H. Sarma, M.H. Sarma; Adenine Press; 1996: 259-266.

    Stasiak, A., Bednar, J., Furrer, P., Katritch, V., Dubochet, J.: Determination of the DNA helical repeat and of the structure of supercoiled DNA by cryo-electron microscopy In IMA volumes in mathematics ands its applications Volume 82, Mathematical approaches to biomolecular structure and dynamics. Edited by J.P. Mesirov, K. Schulten, D.W. Sumners; New-York: Springer-Verlag; 1996: 117-138.

    Stasiak, A.: Getting down to the core of homologous recombination. Science 1996, 272:828-9. URL

    Stasiak, A.: Circular DNA In Large ring molecules Edited by J.A. Semlyen; John Wiley & Sons Ltd.; 1996: 43-97.

    Katritch, V., Bednar, J., Michoud, D., Scharein, R.G., Dubochet, J., Stasiak, A.: Geometry and physics of knots. Nature 1996, 384:142-196.


1995

 
    Parsons, C. A., Stasiak, A., West, S. C.: The E.coli RuvAB proteins branch migrate Holliday junctions through heterologous DNA sequences in a reaction facilitated by SSB. Embo J 1995, 14:5736-44. URL

    Parsons, C. A., Stasiak, A., Bennett, R. J., West, S. C.: Structure of a multisubunit complex that promotes DNA branch migration. Nature 1995, 374:375-8. URL

    Lyubchenko, Y. L., Jacobs, B. L., Lindsay, S. M., Stasiak, A.: Atomic force microscopy of nucleoprotein complexes. Scanning Microsc 1995, 9:705-24; discussion 724-7. URL

    Katritch, V., Bednar, J., Furrer, P., Pinol-I-Margalef, F., Kunt, M., Vologodskii, A., Stasiak, A., Dubochet, J.: Persistence length of DNA molecules confined to the thin liquid layer. II. From stereomicrographs of DNA molecules to their reconstructed trajectories. Automatic procedure of filament recognition and its adaptation for the measurement of DNA persistence length.. Journal of Molecular Biology 1995, 254:591-594.

    Bednar, J., Furrer, P., Katritch, V., Stasiak, A. Z., Dubochet, J., Stasiak, A.: Determination of DNA persistence length by cryo-electron microscopy. Separation of the static and dynamic contributions to the apparent persistence length of DNA. J Mol Biol 1995, 254:579-94. URL


1994

 
    Stasiak, A., Tsaneva, I. R., West, S. C., Benson, C. J., Yu, X., Egelman, E. H.: The Escherichia coli RuvB branch migration protein forms double hexameric rings around DNA. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 1994, 91:7618-22. URL

    Stasiak, A., Egelman, E. H.: Structure and function of RecA-DNA complexes. Experientia 1994, 50:192-203. URL

    Morel, P., Stasiak, A., Ehrlich, S. D., Cassuto, E.: Effect of length and location of heterologous sequences on RecA-mediated strand exchange. J Biol Chem 1994, 269:19830-5. URL

    Dubochet, J., Bednar, J., Furrer, P., Stasiak, A. Z., Stasiak, A., Bolshoy, A. A.: Determination of the DNA helical repeat by cryo-electron microscopy. Nat Struct Biol 1994, 1:361-3. URL

    Dubochet, J., Bednar, J., Furrer, P., Stasiak, A., Sarma, M.H. , Sarma, R.H. : Structure of supercoiled DNA changes with increasing counterions' concentrations; cryo-electron microscopy studies and Monte Carlo simulations. Structural Biology: the state of the art. Proceedings of the Eight Conversation in Biomolecular Stereodynamics 1994, 1:149-156.

    Dubochet, J., Bednar, J., Furrer, P., Stasiak, A.: Cryo-electron microscopy of DNA In Nucleic Acids and Molecular Biology Volume 8. Edited by Eckstein, F. , Lilley, D.M.J. ; Springer-Verlag; 1994: 41-55.

    Benson, F. E., Stasiak, A., West, S. C.: Purification and characterization of the human Rad51 protein, an analogue of E. coli RecA. Embo J 1994, 13:5764-71. URL

    Bednar, J., Furrer, P., Stasiak, A., Dubochet, J., Egelman, E. H., Bates, A. D.: The twist, writhe and overall shape of supercoiled DNA change during counterion-induced transition from a loosely to a tightly interwound superhelix. Possible implications for DNA structure in vivo. J Mol Biol 1994, 235:825-47. URL


1993

 
    Egelman, E.H., Stasiak, A.: Electron Microscopy of RecA-DNA complexes: Two different states, their functional significance and relation to the solved crystal structure. Micron 1993, 24:309-324 (invited review).


1992

 
    ten Heggeler-Bordier, B., Wahli, W., Adrian, M., Stasiak, A., Dubochet, J.: The apical localization of transcribing RNA polymerases on supercoiled DNA prevents their rotation around the template. Embo J 1992, 11:667-72. URL

    Stasiak, A.: Three-stranded DNA structure; is this the secret of DNA homologous recognition?. Mol Microbiol 1992, 6:3267-76. URL

    Furrer, P., Bednar, S., Adrian, M., Stasiak, A., Dubochet, J., Révet, B., Brahms, S., Brahms, G.J.: Towards the direct determination of the shape of DNA molecules in solution. In Structure and Function : Nucleic Acids Volume Vol.1. Edited by Sarma, R.H. , Sarma, M.H. ; Adenine Press, Inc.; 1992: 229-236.

    Dubochet, J., Adrian, M., Dustin, I., Furrer, P., Stasiak, A.: Cryoelectron microscopy of DNA molecules in solution. Methods Enzymol 1992, 211:507-18. URL

    Dubochet, J., Adrian, M., Bednar, J., Stasiak, A.: Seeing DNA in action In Electron Microscopy : Biological Sciences Volume 3. Edited by Megias, L. , Rodrigez-Garcia, M.I. , Rios, A. , Arias, J.M. ; Granada: University of Granada; 1992: 5-8.


1991

 
    Stasiak, A. Z., Rosselli, W., Stasiak, A.: RecA-DNA helical filaments in genetic recombination. Biochimie 1991, 73:199-208. URL

    Rosselli, W., Stasiak, A.: The ATPase activity of RecA is needed to push the DNA strand exchange through heterologous regions. Embo J 1991, 10:4391-6. URL

    Muller, B., Stasiak, A.: RecA-mediated annealing of single-stranded DNA and its relation to the mechanism of homologous recombination. J Mol Biol 1991, 221:131-45. URL

    Dustin, I., Furrer, P., Stasiak, A., Dubochet, J., Langowski, J., Egelman, E.: Spatial visualization of DNA in solution. J Struct Biol 1991, 107:15-21. URL


1990

 
    Rosselli, W., Stasiak, A.: Energetics of RecA-mediated recombination reactions. Without ATP hydrolysis RecA can mediate polar strand exchange but is unable to recycle. J Mol Biol 1990, 216:335-52. URL

    Muller, B., Koller, T., Stasiak, A.: Characterization of the DNA binding activity of stable RecA-DNA complexes. Interaction between the two DNA binding sites within RecA helical filaments. J Mol Biol 1990, 212:97-112. URL

    Adrian, M., ten Heggeler-Bordier, B., Wahli, W., Stasiak, A. Z., Stasiak, A., Dubochet, J.: Direct visualization of supercoiled DNA molecules in solution. Embo J 1990, 9:4551-4. URL


1989

 
    Stasiak, A., Weber, C., Dubochet, J.: DNA helical repeats. Nature 1989, 338:24. URL

    Amrein, M., Durr, R., Stasiak, A., Gross, H., Travaglini, G.: Scanning tunneling microscopy of uncoated recA-DNA complexes. Science 1989, 243:1708-11. URL


1988

 
    Travaglini, G., Stoll, G., Amrein, M., Stasiak, A., Gross, H.: Scanning and tunnelling microscopy of Rec-A-DNA complexes.. Journal de Microscopie et de Spectroscopie Electroniques 1988, 13:257-264.

    Travaglini, G., Roher, H., Stoll, E., Amrein, M., Stasiak, A., Sogo, J., Gross, H.: Scanning tunneling microscopy of RecA-DNA complexes and DNA. Physica Scripta 1988, 38:309-314.

    Stasiak, A., Koller, Th.: Analysis of DNA knots and catenanes allows to deduce the mechanism of action of enzymes which cut and join DNA strands. In New theoretical concepts in physical chemistry. NATO ASI Series, Fractals, Quasicristals, Chaos, Knots and Algebraic Quantum Mechanics Edited by Amann, A. , Cederbaum, L.S. , Gans, W. ; Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers; 1988: 207-219.

    Stasiak, A., Egelman, E. H., Howard-Flanders, P.: Structure of helical RecA-DNA complexes. III. The structural polarity of RecA filaments and functional polarity in the RecA-mediated strand exchange reaction. J Mol Biol 1988, 202:659-62. URL

    Stasiak, A., Egelman, E.H.: Visualization of recombination intermediates. In Genetic Recombination Edited by R. Kucherlapati, G.R. Smith; Washington DC: American Society for Microbiology; 1988: 265-307.

    Egelman, E. H., Stasiak, A.: Structure of helical RecA-DNA complexes. II. Local conformational changes visualized in bundles of RecA-ATP gamma S filaments. J Mol Biol 1988, 200:329-49. URL

    Amrein, M., Stasiak, A., Gross, H., Stoll, E., Travaglini, G.: Scanning tunneling microscopy of recA-DNA complexes coated with a conducting film. Science 1988, 240:514-6. URL


1987

 
    Stasiak, A., Egelman, E.H.: RecAprotein DNA interactions in recombination In Mechanisms of DNA replication and recombination. Edited by T. Kelly , R. McMacken; New-York: Alan R. Liss Inc.; 1987: 619-629.

    Sogo, J., Stasiak, A., DeBernardin, W., Losa, R., Koller, Th.: Binding of proteins to nucleic acids as studied by electron microscopy In Electron Microscopy in Molecular Biology Edited by J. Sommerville , U. Sheer; Oxford: IRL Press; 1987: 61-79.

    Howard-Flanders, P., West, S.C., Cassuto, E., Hahn, T., Egelman, E.H., Stasiak, A.: Structure of RecA spiral filaments and their role in homologous pairing and strand exchange in genetic recombination. In Mechanisms of DNA replication and recombination Edited by Kelly, T. , McMacken, R. ; New-York: Alan R. Liss Inc.; 1987: 609-617.


1986

 
    Stasiak, A., Egelman, E. H.: RecA-DNA helical complexes in genetic recombination. Biochem Soc Trans 1986, 14:218-20. URL

    Stasiak, A., Egelman, E.H.: Structure and dynamics of RecA protein-DNA complexes as determined by image analysis of electron micrographs. Biophysical Journal 1986, 49:5-7.

    Egelman, E. H., Stasiak, A.: Structure of helical RecA-DNA complexes. Complexes formed in the presence of ATP-gamma-S or ATP. J Mol Biol 1986, 191:677-97. URL


1985

 
    Spengler, S. J., Stasiak, A., Cozzarelli, N. R.: The stereostructure of knots and catenanes produced by phage lambda integrative recombination: implications for mechanism and DNA structure. Cell 1985, 42:325-34. URL

    Dean, F. B., Stasiak, A., Koller, T., Cozzarelli, N. R.: Duplex DNA knots produced by Escherichia coli topoisomerase I. Structure and requirements for formation. J Biol Chem 1985, 260:4975-83. URL


1984

 
    Stasiak, A., Stasiak, A. Z., Koller, T.: Visualization of RecA-DNA complexes involved in consecutive stages of an in vitro strand exchange reaction. Cold Spring Harb Symp Quant Biol 1984, 49:561-70. URL

    Spengler, S. J., Stasiak, A., Stasiak, A. Z., Cozzarelli, N. R.: Quantitative analysis of the contributions of enzyme and DNA to the structure of lambda integrative recombinants. Cold Spring Harb Symp Quant Biol 1984, 49:745-9. URL

    Howard-Flanders, P., West, S. C., Stasiak, A.: Role of RecA protein spiral filaments in genetic recombination. Nature 1984, 309:215-9. URL


1983

 
    Stasiak, A., DiCapua, E., Koller, T.: Unwinding of duplex DNA in complexes with recA protein. Cold Spring Harb Symp Quant Biol 1983, 47 Pt 2:811-20. URL

    Krasnow, M. A., Stasiak, A., Spengler, S. J., Dean, F., Koller, T., Cozzarelli, N. R.: Determination of the absolute handedness of knots and catenanes of DNA. Nature 1983, 304:559-60. URL

    Koller, Th, DiCapua, E, Stasiak, A: Complexes of RecA protein with single-stranded DNA. UCLA Symposia 10, Mechanism of DNA Replication and Recombination 1983, 10:723-729.

    Di Capua, E., Stasiak, A., Koller, T., Brahms, S., Thomae, R., Pohl, F. M.: Torsional stress induces left-handed helical stretches in DNA of natural base sequence: circular dichroism and antibody binding. Embo J 1983, 2:1531-5. URL


1982

 
    Stasiak, A., Di Capua, E.: The helicity of DNA in complexes with recA protein. Nature 1982, 299:185-6. URL

    Di Capua, E., Engel, A., Stasiak, A., Koller, T.: Characterization of complexes between recA protein and duplex DNA by electron microscopy. J Mol Biol 1982, 157:87-103. URL


1981

 
    Stasiak, A., Di Capua, E., Koller, T.: Elongation of duplex DNA by recA protein. J Mol Biol 1981, 151:557-64. URL


1980

 
    Stasiak, A.: [Restriction enzymes. II. Mechanisms of action of type I and III restriction-modyfication systems (author's transl)]. Postepy Biochem 1980, 26:369-87. URL

    Stasiak, A.: [Restriction enzymes. I. Mechanisms of action of type II restriction-modification systems (author's transl)]. Postepy Biochem 1980, 26:343-67. URL

    Piekarowicz, A., Stasiak, A., Stanczak, J.: Specific restriction endonucleases from Haemophilus influenzae JC9. Acta Microbiol Pol 1980, 29:151-6. URL

    Arcidiacono, A., Stasiak, A., Koller, Th., P. Brederoo, W. De Priester: Protein-free specimen preparation of nucleic acids and nucleic acid-protein complexes. Proceedings of the 7th European Congress on Electron Microscopy 1980, 2:516-525.


1979

 
    Stasiak, A., Klopotowski, T.: Four-stranded DNA structure and DNA base methylation in the mechanism of action of restriction endonucleases. J Theor Biol 1979, 80:65-82. URL


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