Wendy Thomas
Wendy Thomas
Bioengineering, University of Washington
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Bacterial adhesion to target cells enhanced by shear force
WE Thomas, E Trintchina, M Forero, V Vogel, EV Sokurenko
Cell 109 (7), 913-923, 2002
Biophysics of catch bonds
WE Thomas, V Vogel, E Sokurenko
Ann Rev Biophysics 37, 399-416, 2008
Shear‐dependent ‘stick‐and‐roll’adhesion of type 1 fimbriated Escherichia coli
WE Thomas, LM Nilsson, M Forero, EV Sokurenko, V Vogel
Molecular microbiology 53 (5), 1545-1557, 2004
Structural basis for mechanical force regulation of the adhesin FimH via finger trap-like β sheet twisting
I Le Trong, P Aprikian, BA Kidd, M Forero-Shelton, V Tchesnokova, ...
Cell 141 (4), 645-655, 2010
The two-pathway model for the catch-slip transition in biological adhesion
YV Pereverzev, OV Prezhdo, M Forero, EV Sokurenko, WE Thomas
Biophysical journal 89 (3), 1446-1454, 2005
FimH forms catch bonds that are enhanced by mechanical force due to allosteric regulation
O Yakovenko, S Sharma, M Forero, V Tchesnokova, P Aprikian, B Kidd, ...
Journal of Biological Chemistry 283 (17), 11596-11605, 2008
Catch bonds in adhesion
W Thomas
Annu. Rev. Biomed. Eng. 10, 39-57, 2008
A structural model for force regulated integrin binding to fibronectin's RGD-synergy site
A Krammer, D Craig, WE Thomas, K Schulten, V Vogel
Matrix Biology 21 (2), 139-147, 2002
Catch-bond model derived from allostery explains force-activated bacterial adhesion
W Thomas, M Forero, O Yakovenko, L Nilsson, P Vicini, E Sokurenko, ...
Biophysical journal 90 (3), 753-764, 2006
Catch-bond mechanism of force-enhanced adhesion: counterintuitive, elusive, but… widespread?
EV Sokurenko, V Vogel, WE Thomas
Cell host & microbe 4 (4), 314-323, 2008
Uncoiling mechanics of Escherichia coli type I fimbriae are optimized for catch bonds
M Forero, O Yakovenko, EV Sokurenko, WE Thomas, V Vogel
PLoS biology 4 (9), e298, 2006
Interdomain interaction in the FimH adhesin of Escherichia coli regulates the affinity to mannose
P Aprikian, V Tchesnokova, B Kidd, O Yakovenko, V Yarov-Yarovoy, ...
Journal of Biological Chemistry 282 (32), 23437-23446, 2007
Catch bond-mediated adhesion without a shear threshold: trimannose versus monomannose interactions with the FimH adhesin of Escherichia coli
LM Nilsson, WE Thomas, E Trintchina, V Vogel, EV Sokurenko
Journal of Biological Chemistry 281 (24), 16656-16663, 2006
Structural insights into the mechanical regulation of molecular recognition sites
V Vogel, WE Thomas, DW Craig, A Krammer, G Baneyx
Trends in biotechnology 19 (10), 416-423, 2001
Type 1 fimbrial adhesin FimH elicits an immune response that enhances cell adhesion of Escherichia coli
V Tchesnokova, P Aprikian, D Kisiela, S Gowey, N Korotkova, W Thomas, ...
Infection and immunity 79 (10), 3895-3904, 2011
Weak rolling adhesion enhances bacterial surface colonization
BN Anderson, AM Ding, LM Nilsson, K Kusuma, V Tchesnokova, V Vogel, ...
Journal of bacteriology 189 (5), 1794-1802, 2007
The bacterial fimbrial tip acts as a mechanical force sensor
P Aprikian, G Interlandi, BA Kidd, I Le Trong, V Tchesnokova, ...
PLoS biology 9 (5), e1000617, 2011
Elevated shear stress protects Escherichia coli cells adhering to surfaces via catch bonds from detachment by soluble inhibitors
LM Nilsson, WE Thomas, EV Sokurenko, V Vogel
Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 72 (4), 3005-3010, 2006
Integrin-like allosteric properties of the catch bond-forming FimH adhesin of Escherichia coli
V Tchesnokova, P Aprikian, O Yakovenko, C LaRock, B Kidd, V Vogel, ...
Journal of Biological Chemistry 283 (12), 7823-7833, 2008
Binding of Dr adhesins of Escherichia coli to carcinoembryonic antigen triggers receptor dissociation
N Korotkova, Y Yang, I Le Trong, E Cota, B Demeler, J Marchant, ...
Molecular microbiology 67 (2), 420-434, 2008
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