1. Hussain T*, Llacer JL*, Wimberly B*, Jeffrey S. Kieft and Ramakrishnan V. Large-Scale Movements of IF3 and tRNA during Bacterial Translation Initiation. Cell (2016) 167: 133-144.

  2. Llacer JL*, Hussain T*, Marler L, Aitken CE, Thakur A, Lorsch JR, Hinnebusch AG and Ramakrishnan V. Conformational differences between open and closed states of the eukaryotic translation initiation complex. Mol Cell (2015) 59: 399-412.

  3. Ahmad S, Muthukumar S, Kuncha SK, Routh SB, Yerabham AS, Hussain T, Kamarthapu V, Kruparani SP, Sankaranarayanan R. Specificity and catalysis hardwired at the RNA-protein interface in a translational proofreading enzyme; Nat Commun. (2015) Jun 26;6:7552. doi: 10.1038/ncomms8552.

  4. Hussain T*, Llacer JL*, Fernandez IS, Munoz A, Martin-Marcos P, Savva CG, Lorsch JR, Hinnebusch AG and Ramakrishnan V. Structural changes enable start codon recognition by the eukaryotic translation initiation complex; Cell (2014) 159: 597-607. (#‘Cover Image’ and accompanied by a ‘Preview’ in the same Cell issue titled ‘A deeper look into translation initiation’ p475-476.)

  5. Amunts A*, Brown A*, Bai XC*, Llácer JL*, Hussain T, Emsley P, Long F, Murshudov G, Scheres SH, Ramakrishnan V. Structure of the yeast mitochondrial large ribosomal subunit; Science (2014) 343(6178): 1485-1489.

  6. Ahmad S*, Routh SB*, Kamarthapu V, Chalissery S, Sowndarya M, Hussain T, Krupani SP, Deshmukh MV, Sankaranarayanan R. Mechanism of chiral proofreading during translation of the genetic code; Elife (2013) 2: e01519.

  7. Fernández IS*, Bai XC*, Hussain T, Kelley AC, Lorsch JR, Ramakrishnan V, Scheres SH. Molecular architecture of a eukaryotic translational initiation complex; Science. (2013) 342(6160): 1240585.

  8. Matharu NK, Hussain T, Sankaranarayanan R, Mishra RK. Vertebrate homologue of Drosophila GAGA factor; J. Mol. Biol. (2010) 400, 434-447.

  9. Hussain T, Kamarthapu V, Kruparani SP, Deshmukh MV, Sankaranarayanan R. Mechanistic insights into cognate substrate discrimination during proofreading in translation; Proc Natl Acad Sci USA (2010) 107, 22117–22121. (#Highlighted on the Cover and by an accompanying commentary article in the same PNAS issue titled 'Proofreading in translation: Dynamics of the double-sieve model' p21949-50.) (Also highlighted by Nature India, “Editing defects explained”, doi:10.1038/nindia.2010.181)

  10. Hussain T*, Kruparani SP*, Pal B, Dock-Bregeon AC, Dwivedi S, Shekar MR, Sureshbabu K, Sankaranarayanan R. Post-transfer editing mechanism of a D-aminoacyl-tRNA deacylase-like domain in threonyl-tRNA synthetase from archaea; EMBO J. (2006) 25, 4152–4162.

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