Bustamante, Carlos

TitleBiophysicist Faculty
InstitutionLawrence Berkeley National Lab
DepartmentMolecular Biophys & Integ Bio
Address1 Cyclotron Road
Berkeley CA 94720
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    Mechanisms of Viral DNA Packaging
    NIH/NIGMS R01GM071552Jul 1, 2004 - Aug 31, 2016
    Role: Principal Investigator
    NIH/NIGMS R13GM054799Jun 6, 1996 - May 31, 1997
    Role: Principal Investigator
    NIH/NCRR S10RR002889May 15, 1986 - May 14, 1987
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Physical Chemistry of Nucleic Acids
    NIH/NIGMS R01GM032543Jul 1, 1983 - Apr 30, 2018
    Role: Principal Investigator
    NIH/NIGMS R37GM032543Jul 1, 1983 - Jun 30, 2009
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. Herrera-Asmat O, Lubkowska L, Kashlev M, Bustamante C, Guerra DG, Kireeva ML. Production and characterization of a highly pure RNA polymerase holoenzyme from Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Protein Expr Purif. 2017 Jun; 134:1-10. PMID: 28323168.
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    2. Bustamante C. Letting the cat out of the bag: a personal journey in Biophysics. Phys Biol. 2014 Oct 08; 11(5):053012. PMID: 25294370.
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    3. Liu T, Kaplan A, Alexander L, Yan S, Wen JD, Lancaster L, Wickersham CE, Fredrick K, Fredrik K, Noller H, Tinoco I, Bustamante C. Direct measurement of the mechanical work during translocation by the ribosome. Elife. 2014 Aug 11; 3:e03406. PMID: 25114092; PMCID: PMC4126342.
    4. Liu S, Chistol G, Bustamante C. Mechanical operation and intersubunit coordination of ring-shaped molecular motors: insights from single-molecule studies. Biophys J. 2014 May 06; 106(9):1844-58. PMID: 24806916; PMCID: PMC4017299.
    5. Bustamante C, Kaiser CM, Maillard RA, Goldman DH, Wilson CA. Mechanisms of cellular proteostasis: insights from single-molecule approaches. Annu Rev Biophys. 2014; 43:119-40. PMID: 24895851; PMCID: PMC4620553.
    6. Strycharska MS, Arias-Palomo E, Lyubimov AY, Erzberger JP, O'Shea VL, Bustamante C, Berger JM. Nucleotide and partner-protein control of bacterial replicative helicase structure and function. Mol Cell. 2013 Dec 26; 52(6):844-54. PMID: 24373746; PMCID: PMC3929961.
    7. Dangkulwanich M, Ishibashi T, Liu S, Kireeva ML, Lubkowska L, Kashlev M, Bustamante C. Complete dissection of transcription elongation reveals slow translocation of RNA polymerase II in a linear ratchet mechanism. Elife. 2013 Sep 24; 2:e00971. PMID: 24066225; PMCID: PMC3778554.
    8. Elms PJ, Chodera JD, Bustamante C, Marqusee S. Limitations of constant-force-feedback experiments. Biophys J. 2012 Oct 03; 103(7):1490-9. PMID: 23062341; PMCID: PMC3471466.
    9. Alcaraz J, Xu R, Mori H, Nelson CM, Mroue R, Spencer VA, Brownfield D, Radisky DC, Bustamante C, Bissell MJ. Laminin and biomimetic extracellular elasticity enhance functional differentiation in mammary epithelia. EMBO J. 2008 Nov 05; 27(21):2829-38. PMID: 18843297.
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    10. Comolli LR, Spakowitz AJ, Siegerist CE, Jardine PJ, Grimes S, Anderson DL, Bustamante C, Downing KH. Three-dimensional architecture of the bacteriophage phi29 packaged genome and elucidation of its packaging process. Virology. 2008 Feb 20; 371(2):267-77. PMID: 18001811.
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    11. Galburt EA, Grill SW, Wiedmann A, Lubkowska L, Choy J, Nogales E, Kashlev M, Bustamante C. Backtracking determines the force sensitivity of RNAP II in a factor-dependent manner. Nature. 2007 Apr 12; 446(7137):820-3. PMID: 17361130.
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    12. Zhang Y, Smith CL, Saha A, Grill SW, Mihardja S, Smith SB, Cairns BR, Peterson CL, Bustamante C. DNA translocation and loop formation mechanism of chromatin remodeling by SWI/SNF and RSC. Mol Cell. 2006 Nov 17; 24(4):559-68. PMID: 17188033.
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    13. Tinoco I, Li PT, Bustamante C. Determination of thermodynamics and kinetics of RNA reactions by force. Q Rev Biophys. 2006 Nov; 39(4):325-60. PMID: 17040613; PMCID: PMC2542947.
    14. Bustamante C. Unfolding single RNA molecules: bridging the gap between equilibrium and non-equilibrium statistical thermodynamics. Q Rev Biophys. 2005 Nov; 38(4):291-301. PMID: 16817984.
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    15. Mao H, Arias-Gonzalez JR, Smith SB, Tinoco I, Bustamante C. Temperature control methods in a laser tweezers system. Biophys J. 2005 Aug; 89(2):1308-16. PMID: 15923237; PMCID: PMC1366615.
    16. Tinoco I, Bustamante C. The effect of force on thermodynamics and kinetics of single molecule reactions. Biophys Chem. 2002 Dec 10; 101-102:513-33. PMID: 12488024.
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