- Solid-state NMR spectroscopy
- Viral membrane fusion peptides
- Bacterial inclusion bodies
Hydrogen-Deuterium Exchange Supports Independent Membrane-Interfacial Fusion Peptide and Transmembrane Domains in Subunit 2 of Influenza Virus Hemagglutinin Protein, a Structured and Aqueous-Protected Connection between the Fusion Peptide and Soluble Ectodomain, and the Importance of Membrane Apposition by the Trimer-of-Hairpins Structure.
Ranaweera A, Ratnayake PU, Ekanayaka EAP, Declercq R, Weliky DP.
Biochemistry (2019) May 14; 58(19):2432-2446.
The Stabilities of the Soluble Ectodomain and Fusion Peptide Hairpins of the Influenza Virus Hemagglutinin Subunit II Protein Are Positively Correlated with Membrane Fusion.
Ranaweera A, Ratnayake PU, Weliky DP.
Biochemistry (2018) Sep 18; 57(37):5480-5493.
Efficient Fusion at Neutral pH by Human Immunodeficiency Virus gp41 Trimers Containing the Fusion Peptide and Transmembrane Domains.
Liang S, Ratnayake PU, Keinath C, Jia L, Wolfe R, Ranaweera A, Weliky DP.
Biochemistry (2018) Feb 20; 57(7):1219-1235.