Selected Publications

2021
Kampjut D, Steiner J, Sazanov LA.
Cryo-EM grid optimization for membrane proteins.
iScience (2021), 24(3), 102139.

2020
Obr M, Ricana CL, Nikulin N, Feathers JR, Klanschnig M, Thader A, Johnson MC, Vogt VM, Schur FKM#, Dick RA#
Structure of the mature Rous sarcoma virus lattice reveals a role for IP6 in the formation of the capsid hexamer
BioRxiv (2020), doi.org/10.1101/2020.12.03.410175

Fäßler F, Dimchev G, Hodirnau VV, Wan W, Schur FKM
Cryo-electron tomography structure of Arp2/3 complex in cells reveals new insights into the branch junction
Nature Communications (2020) 11, 6437, doi.org/10.1038/s41467-020-20286-x

J. Steiner, L.A. Sazanov
Structure and mechanism of the Mrp complex, an ancient cation/proton antiporter
ELife 9 (2020).

Pinke G, Zhou L, Sazanov LA.
Cryo-EM structure of the entire mammalian F-type ATP synthase.
Nature Structural and Molecular Biology (2020), 27(11), 1077–1085

Fäßler F*, Zens B*., Hauschild R, Schur FKM
3D printed cell culture grid holders for improved cellular specimen preparation in cryo-electron microscopy
Journal of Structural Biology (2020), 212, 107633, doi.org/10.1016/j.jsb.2020.107633

Kampjut D, Sazanov LA.
The coupling mechanism of mammalian respiratory complex I.
Science (2020), 370(6516), eabc4209.

Dick RA*#, Xu C, Morado DR, Kravchuk V, Ricana CL, Lyddon TD, Broad AM, Feathers JR, Johnson MC, Vogt VM, Perilla JR, Briggs JAG, Schur FKM*#
Structures of immature EIAV Gag lattices reveal a conserved role for IP6 in lentivirus assembly
PLOS Pathogens (2020), 16, e1008277, doi:10.1371/journal.ppat.1008277

2019
Letts JA, Fiedorczuk K, Degliesposti G, Skehel M, Sazanov LA.
Structures of respiratory supercomplex I+III2 reveal functional and conformational crosstalk.
Molecular Cell (2019), 75(6), 1131–1146.e6.

Kampjut D, Sazanov LA.
Structure and mechanism of mitochondrial proton-translocating transhydrogenase.
Nature (2019), 573(7773), 291–295.  View

Zhou L, Sazanov LA.
Structure and conformational plasticity of the intact Thermus thermophilus V/A-type ATPase.
Science (2019), 365(6455), eaaw9144.  View

Schur FKM
Toward high-resolution in situ structural biology with cryo-electron tomography and subtomogram averaging
Current Opinion in Structural Biology (2019), 58, 1-9, doi: 10.1016/j.sbi.2019.03.018

Obr M, Schur FKM
Structural Analysis of pleomorphic and asymmetric viruses using cryo-electron tomography and subtomogram averaging
Advances in Virus Research (2019), doi: 10.1016/bs.aivir.2019.07.008

-2018
Dick R, Zadrozny KK, Xu C, Schur F, Lyddon TD, Ricana CL, Wagner JM, Perilla JR, Ganser PBK, Johnson MC, Pornillos O, Vogt V.
Inositol phosphates are assembly co-factors for HIV-1.
Nature (2018), 560(7719), 509–512.

Bernecky CA, Plitzko J, Cramer P.
Structure of a transcribing RNA polymerase II-DSIF complex reveals a multidentate DNA-RNA clamp.
Nature Structural and Molecular Biology (2017). 24(10), 809–815. 

Xu Y, Bernecky CA, Lee C, Maier K, Schwalb B, Tegunov D, Plitzko J, Urlaub H, Cramer P.
Architecture of the RNA polymerase II-Paf1C-TFIIS transcription elongation complex.
Nature Communications (2017), 8, 15741.

Engel C, Gubbey T, Neyer S, Sainsbury S, Oberthuer C, Baejen C, Bernecky CA, Cramer P.
Structural basis of RNA polymerase I transcription initiation.
Cell (2017), 169(1), 120–131.e22.

Bernecky CA, Herzog F, Baumeister W, Plitzko J, Cramer P.
Structure of transcribing mammalian RNA polymerase II.
Nature (2016), 529(7587), 551–554.