Articles Published by Professor Lawson

(Undergraduate authors are underlined.) 

Lawson, T.G., Regnier, F.E., Weith, H.L.; “Separation of Synthethic Oligonucleotides on Columns of Microparticulate Silica Coated with Crosslinked Polyethylene Imine”; Anal. Biochem., 1983, 133, 85. 

Ray, B.K., Lawson, T.G., Kramer, J.C., Cladaras, M.H., Grifo, J.A., Abramson, R.D., Merrick, W.C., Thach, R.E.; “ATP-dependent Unwinding of Messenger RNA Structure by Eukaryotic Initiation Factors”; J. Biol. Chem., 1985, 260, 7651. 

Ray, B.K., Lawson, T.G., Abramson, R.D., Merrick, W.C., Thach, R.E.; “Recycling of mRNA Cap Binding Proteins Mediated by eIF-4B”; J. Biol. Chem., 1986, 261, 11466. 

Lawson, T.G., Ray, B.K., Dodds, J.T., Grifo, J.A., Abramson, R.D., Merrick, W.C., Betsch, D.F., Weith, H.L., Thach, R.E.; “Influence of 5′ Proximal Secondary Structure on the Translational Efficiency of Eukaryotic mRNAs and on Their Interaction with Initiation Factors”; J. Biol. Chem., 1986, 261, 13979. 

Abramson, R.D., Dever, T.E., Lawson, T.G., Ray, B.K., Thach, R.E., Merrick, W.C.; “The ATP-Dependent Interaction of Eukaryotic Initiation Factors with mRNA”; J. Biol. Chem., 1987, 262, 3826. 

Abramson, R,.D., Browning, K.S., Dever, T.E., Lawson, T.G., Thach, R.E., Ravel, J.M., Merrick, W.C.; “Initiation Factors That Bind mRNA: A Comparison of Mammalian Factors with Wheat Germ Factor”; J. Biol. Chem., 1988, 262, 5462. 

Lawson, T.G., Cladaras, M.H., Ray, B.K., Lee, K.A., Abramson, R.D., Merrick, W.C., Thach, R.E.; “Discriminatory Interaction of Purified Eukaryotic Initiation Factors 4F Plus 4A with the 5′ Ends of Reovirus Messenger RNAs”; J. Biol. Chem., 1988, 263, 7266. 

Lawson, T.G., Lee, K.A., Maimone, M.M., Abramson, R.D., Dever, T.E., Merrick, W.C., Thach, R.E.; “Dissociation of Double-Stranded Polynucleotide Helical Structures by Eukaryotic Initiation Factors”; Biochemistry. 1989 28, 4729. 

Lawson, T.G., Smith, L.L., Palmberg, A., Thach, R.E.; “Inducible Expression of Encephalomyocarditis Virus 3C Protease Activity in Stably Transformed Mouse Cells.” J. Virology, 1989, 63, 5013. 

Oberst, M.D.Gullan, T.J.Gupta, M.Peura, S.R.Sydlewski, J.Sudarsanan, P., Lawson, T.G.; “The Encephalomyocarditis Virus 3C Protease Is Rapidly Degraded by an ATP-Dependent Proteolytic System in Reticulocyte Lysate.” Virology, 1993, 193, 28. 

Lawson, T.G., Gronros, D.L., Werner, J.A., Wey, A.C.DiGeorge, A.M.Lockhart, J.L.Wilson, J.W., and Wintrode, P.L.; “The Encephalomyocarditis Virus 3C Protease Is a Substrate for the Ubiquitin-Mediated Proteolytic System.” J. Biol. Chem., 1994, 269, 28429. 

Lawson, T.G.; “An Analysis of the Involvement of Purine Ribonucleotides in Eukaryotic Protein Synthesis: An Undergraduate Biochemistry Laboratory Experiment.” J. Chem. Ed., 1995, in press. 

Lawson, T. G. (1995) Practical Biochemistry in the Laboratory: Proteins, Enzymes, and Nucleic Acids. Bates College. 

Gladding, R. L.Haas, A. L., Gronros, D. L., and Lawson, T. G. (1997) Evaluation of the Susceptibility of the 3C Proteases of Hepatitis A Virus and Poliovirus to Degradation by the Ubiquitin-mediated Proteolytic System. Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 238, 119 -125. 

Lawson, T. G., Gronros, D. L., Evans, P. E.Bastien, M. C.Michalewich, K. M.Clark, J. K.,Edmonds, J. H.Graber, K. H.Werner, J. A.Lurvey, B. A., and Cate, J. M. (1999) Identification and Characterization of a Protein Destruction Signal in the Encephalomyocarditis Virus 3C Protease. J. Biol. Chem. 274, 9871-9880.

Lawson, T. G., Sweep, M. E., Schlax, P. E., Bohnsack, R. N., and Haas, A. L. (2001) Kinetic Analysis of the Conjugation of Ubiquitin to Picornavirus 3C Proteases Catalyzed by the Mammalian Ubiquitin-Protein Ligase E3″. J. Biol. Chem. 276, 39629-39637

Lam, Y. A., Lawson, T. G., Velayutham, M., Zweier, J., and Pickart, C. M. (2002) ATPase Subunit of the 26S Proteasome Recognizes Polyubiquitin Chains. Nature 416, 763-767.