Miklós Nyitrai, Ph.D.


Kardos, R., K. Pozsonyi, E. Nevalainen, P. Lappalainen, M. Nyitrai, G. Hild. The Effects of ADF/cofilin and Profilin on the Conformation of the ATP-binding Cleft of Monomeric Actin. Biophysical Journal, 2009, 96, 2335-43.

Ujfalusi Z., A. Vig, G. Hild and M. Nyitrai. Effect of Tropomyosin on Formin-Bound Actin Filaments. Biophysical Journal, 2009, 96, 162–168.

Vig, A., R. Dudás, T. Kupi, J. Orbán, G. Hild, D. Lőrinczy and M. Nyitrai. Effect of Phalloidin on Filaments Polymerized from Heart Muscle ADP-actin Monomers. Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry, 2009, 95, 721–725.

Dudás, R., T. Kupi, A. Vig, J. Orbán and D. Lőrinczy. Effect of Phalloidin on the Skeletal Muscle ADP-actin Filaments. Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry, 2009, 95, 709–712.

Miller, B.M., M.J. Bloemink, M. Nyitrai, S.I. Bernstein and M.A. Geeves. A Variable Domain near the ATP-Binding Site in Drosophila Muscle Myosin Is Part of the Communication Pathway between the Nucleotide and Actin-binding Sites. J. Mol. Biol., 2007, 368(4) , 1051-66.

Kardos, R., A. Vig, J. Orbán, G. Hild, M. Nyitrai and D. Lőrinczy. The Effect of Jasplakinolide on the Thermodynamic Properties of BeFX Bound Actin Filaments. Thermochim. Acta, 2007, 463, 77–80.

Papp, G., B. Bugyi, Z. Ujfalusi, Sz. Barkó, G. Hild, B. Somogyi and M. Nyitrai. Conformational Changes in Actin Filaments Induced by Formin Binding to the Barbed End. Biophys. J., 91(7) , 2564-72.

Bugyi, B., G. Papp, G. Hild, D. Lőrinczy, E.M. Nevalainen, P. Lappalainen, B. Somogyi and M. Nyitrai. Formins Regulate Actin Filament Flexibility Thorugh Long-Range Allosteric Interactions. J. Biol. Chem., 2006, 281(16), 10727-36.

Nyitrai, M., R. Rossi, N. Adamek, M.A. Pellegrino, R. Bottinelli and M.A. Geeves. What Limits the Velocity of Fast-Skeletal Muscle Contraction in Mammals? J Mol Biol., 2006, 355(3), 432-42. PubMed

Herm-Götz, A., F. Delbac, S. Weiss, M. Nyitrai, R. Stratmann, S. Tomavo, L.D. Sibley, M.A. Geeves and D. Soldati. Functional and biophysical analyses of the class XIV Toxoplasma gondii Myosin D. J. Muscle Res. and Cell Motil., 2006, 1-13. PubMed

Navaladi, V., M. Nyitrai, C. Bertolini, N. Adamek, M.A. Geeves and M. Bahler. Kinetic mechanism of myosin IXB and the contributions of two class lX specific regions. J. Biol. Chem., 2005, 280(47), 38957-68. PubMed.

Visegrády, B., D. Lőrinczy, G. Hild, B. Somogyi, and M. Nyitrai. A Simple Model for the Cooperative Stabilisation of Actin Filaments by Phalloidin and Jasplakinolide. FEBS Lett., 2005, 579(1), 6-10. PubMed, pdf.

Nyitrai, M. and M.A. Geeves. ADP and Strain Sensitivity in Myosin Motors. 2004, Philos. Trans. R. Soc. Lond. B. Biol. Sci., 359(1452), 1867-77. PubMed, pdf

Visegrády, B., D. Lőrinczy, G. Hild, B. Somogyi and M. Nyitrai. The Effect of Phalloidin and Jasplakinolide on the Flexibility and Thermal Stability of Actin Filaments. FEBS Lett., 2004, 565(1-3), 163-6. PubMed, pdf

Shimada, A., M. Nyitrai, I.R. Vetter, D. Kühlmann, B. Bugyi, S. Narumiya, M.A. Geeves and A. Wittinghofer. The Core FH2 Domain of Diaphanous Related Formins is an Elongated Actin Binding Protein that Inhibits Polymerisation. Mol. Cell., 2004, 13, 511–522. PubMed

Crevel, I. M.-T.C., M. Nyitrai, M.C. Alonso, S. Weiss, M.A. Geeves and R.A. Cross. What Kinesin does at Roadblocks: the Coordination Mechanism for Molecular Walking. EMBO J., 2004, 23(1), 23-32. PubMed, pdf

Bódis, E., K. Szarka, M. Nyitrai and B. Somogyi. Dynamic Reorganisation of the Motor Domain of Myosin Subfragment-1 in Different Nucleotide States. Eur. J. Biochem., 2003, 270, 4835. PubMed

Miller, B.M., M. Nyitrai, S.I. Bernstein and M.A. Geeves. Kinetic Analysis of Drosophila Muscle Myosin Isoforms Suggests a Novel Mode of Mechanochemical Coupling. J. Biol. Chem. 2003, 278, 50293-300. PubMed, pdf

Clark, R.J., M. Nyitrai, M.R. Webb and M.A. Geeves. Probing Nucleotide Dissociation form Myosin In Vitro Using Microgram Quantities of Myosin. J. Muscle. Res. and Cell Motil., 2003, 24(4-6), 315-321. PubMed

Nyitrai, M., W.F. Stafford, A.G. Szent-Györgyi and M.A. Geeves. Ionic Interactions Play a Role in the Regulatory Machenism of Scallop Heavy Meromyosin. Biophys. J., 2003, 85(2), 1053-1106. PubMed, pdf

Nyitrai, M., A.G. Szent-Györgyi and M.A. Geeves. The Interactions of the Two Heads of Scallop (Argopecten irradians) Heavy Meromyosin with Actin; Influence of Calcium and Nucleotides. Biochem. J., 2003, 370, 839-48. PubMed, pdf

Nyitrai, M., A.G. Szent-Györgyi and M.A. Geeves. A Kinetic Model of the Cooperative Binding of Calcium and ADP to Scallop (Argopecten irradians) Heavy Meromyosin. Biochem. J., 2002, 365, 19-30. PubMed, pdf

Hild, G., M. Nyitrai and B. Somogyi. Intermonomer flexibility of Ca- and Mg-actin filaments at different pH values. Eur. J. Biochem., 2002, 269(3), 842-849. PubMed, full text

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Szarka, K., E. Bódis, B. Visegrády, M. Nyitrai, F. Kilár and B. Somogyi. 9-Anthroylnitrile binding to serine-181 in myosin subfragment 1 as revealed by FRET spectroscopy and molecular modeling. Biochemistry, 2001, 40(49), 14806-11. PubMed

Nyitrai, M., G. Hild, N. Hartvig, J. Belágyi and B. Somogyi. Conformational and dynamic differences between actin filaments polymerized from ATP- or ADP-actin monomers. J. Biol. Chem., 2000, 275(52), 41143-9. PubMed, pdf

Somogyi, B., Z. Lakos, Á. Szarka and M. Nyitrai. Protein flexibility as revealed by fluorescence resonance energy transfer: an extension of the method for systems with multiple labels. J. Photochem. Photobiol. B., 2000, 59(1-3), 26-32. PubMed

Nyitrai, M., G. Hild, E. Bódis, A. Lukács and B. Somogyi. Flexibility of myosin-subfragment-1 in its complex with actin as revealed by fluorescence resonance energy transfer. Eur. J. Biochem., 2000, 267(14), 4334-8. PubMed , full text

Nyitrai, M., G. Hild, A. Lukács, E. Bódis and B. Somogyi. Conformational distributions and proximity relationships in the rigor complex of actin and myosin subfragment-1. J. Biol. Chem., 2000, 275(4), 2404-9. PubMed, pdf

Gaszner, B., M. Nyitrai, N. Hartvig, T. Kőszegi, B. Somogyi and J. Belagyi. Replacement of ATP with ADP affects the dynamic and conformational properties of actin monomer. Biochemistry. 1999, 38(39), 12885-92. PubMed

Nyitrai, M., G. Hild, J. Belágyi and B. Somogyi. The flexibility of actin filaments as revealed by fluorescence resonance energy transfer. The influence of divalent cations. J. Biol. Chem., 1999, 274(19), 12996-3001. PubMed, pdf

Hild, G., M. Nyitrai, J. Belágyi and B. Somogyi. The influence of divalent cations on the dynamic properties of actin filaments: a spectroscopic study. Biophys. J., 1998, 75(6), 3015-22. PubMed, pdf

Nyitrai, M., G. Hild, Z. Lakos and B. Somogyi. Effect of Ca2+-Mg2+ exchange on the flexibility and/or conformation of the small domain in monomeric actin. Biophys. J., 1998, 74(5), 2474-81. PubMed, pdf

Nyitrai, M., G. Hild, J. Belágyi and B. Somogyi. Spectroscopic study of conformational changes in subdomain 1 of G-actin: influence of divalent cations. Biophys. J., 1997, 73(4), 2023-32. PubMed

Hild, G., M. Nyitrai, R. Gharavi, B. Somogyi and J. Belágyi. Fluorescence quenching of the tryptophan emission from the F- and G-forms of actin. J. Photochem. Photobiol. B Biology, 1996, 35(3), 175-9. PubMed, pdf

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