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Visegrády, B. and Machesky, L. (2010) Myopathy-causing Actin Mutations Promote Defects in Serum Response Factor Signaling. Biochem J., 427, 41-48. PubMed, pdf

Bugyi, B. and Carlier, M.F. (2010) Control of actin filament treadmilling in cell motility. Annual Reviews in Biophysics, 39, 449-470. PubMed

Ujfalusi-Pozsonyi, K., Hild, G., Gróf, P., Gutay-Tóth, Zs., Bacsó, Zs, and M. Nyitrai. (2010) The effects of detergents on the polymerization properties of actin. Cytometry A., 77(5), 447-456. PubMed

Barkó, Sz., Bugyi, B., Carlier, M.F., Gombos, R., Matusek, T., Mihály, J., and M. Nyitrai. (2010) Characterization of the Biochemical Properties and Biological Function of the Formin Homology Domains of Drosophila DAAM. J. Biol. Chem., 285(17), 13154–13169. PubMed, pdf

Kollár, V., Szatmári, D., Grama, L., and M. S. Z. Kellermayer. (2010) Dynamic Strength of Titin's Z-Disk End. Journal of Biomedicine and Biotechnology, Volume 2010, Article ID 838530, 8 pages doi:10.1155/2010/838530 PubMed, pdf

Bugyi, B., Didry, D. and Carlier, M.F. (2010) How tropomyosin regulates lamellipodial actin-based motility: a combined biochemical and reconstituted motility approach. EMBO Journal, 29, 14-26. PubMed, pdf

Ujfalusi, Z., Barkó, Sz., Hild, G. and M. Nyitrai. (2010) The effects of formins on the conformation of subdomain 1 in actin filaments. J. Photochem Photobiol B., 98, 7-11. PubMed, pdf


Kupi, T., Gróf, P., Nyitrai, M. and J. Belágyi. (2009) The Uncoupling of the Effects of Formins on the Local and Global Dynamics of Actin Filaments. Biophysical Journal, 96, 1–11. PubMed, pdf

West, TG., Hild, G., Siththanandan, VB., Webb, MR., Corrie, JE. and Ferenczi, MA. (2009) Time course and strain dependence of ADP release during contraction of permeabilized skeletal muscle fibers. Biophysical Journal, 96(8), 3281-94. PubMed, pdf

Romet-Lemonne, G., Helfer, E., Delatour, V., Bugyi, B., Bosch, M., Romero, S. and Carlier, M.F. (2009) Biomimetic systems shed light on actin-based motility down to the molecular scale. Biophysical Reviews and Letters, 4, 5-15. Abstract

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

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

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

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


Heung MY., Visegrády B., Fütterer K., Machesky LM. (2008) Identification of the insulin-responsive tyrosine phosphorylation sites on IRSp53. Eur J Cell Biol., 87, 699-708. PubMed, pdf

Renault, L., Bugyi, B. and Carlier, M.F. (2008) Spire and Cordon Bleu: multifunctional regulators of actin dynamics. Trends in Cell Biology, 10, 494-504. review PubMed, pdf

Bugyi, B. , Le Clainche, C., Romet-Lemonne, G. and Carlier, M.F. (2008) How do in vitro reconstituted actin-based motility assays provide insight into in vivo behavior? FEBS Letters, 582, 2086-92. review PubMed, pdf

Orbán, J., D. Lőrinczy, M. Nyitrai and Hild, G. (2008) Nucleotide Dependent Differences between the Alpha-skeletal and Alpha-cardiac Actin Isoforms. BBRC, 368, 696-702. PubMed, pdf

Orbán, J., D. Lőrinczy, G. Hild and M. Nyitrai. (2008) Non-Cooperative Stabilization Effect of Phalloidin on ADP.BeFx- and ADP.AlF4-Actin Filaments. Biochemistry, 47, 4530-4534. PubMed, pdf


Bosch, M., Le, K. H., Bugyi, B., Correia, J. J., Renault, L. and Carlier, M.F. (2007) Analysis of the function of Spire in actin assembly and its synergy with formin and profilin. Molecular Cell , 28, 555-68. PubMed, pdf

Miller, B.M., M.J. Bloemink, M. Nyitrai, S.I. Bernstein and M.A. Geeves. (2007) 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., 368(4), 1051-66. PubMed, pdf

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


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., 2006, 91(7), 2564-72. PubMed, pdf

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. PubMed, pdf

Orbán, J., K. Pozsonyi, K. Szarka, Sz. Barkó, E. Bódis and D. Lőrinczy. Thermal characterisation of actin filaments prepared from ADP-actin monomers. J. Thermal. Anal. and Calorim., 2006, 84 (3), 619-623. Abstract, pdf

Halasi, S., G. Papp, B. Bugyi, S. Barkó, J. Orbán, Z. Ujfalusi and B. Visegrády. The Effect of Pyrene Labelling on the Thermal Stability of Actin Filaments. Thermochim. Acta, 2006, 445, 185-189. Abstract, pdf

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, pdf

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, pdf


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, pdf

Bugyi, B., G. Papp, S. Halasi and B. Visegrády. The Effect of Toxins on the Thermal Stability of Actin Filaments as Revealed by Differential Scanning Calorimetry. J. Thermal Anal. Calorim., 2005, 82, 275-279. Abstract, pdf

Simor, T., Gaszner, B., Oshinski, JN., Waldrop, SM., Pettigrew, RI., Horváth, IG., Hild, G. and Elgavish, GA. Gd(ABE-DTTA)-enhanced cardiac MRI for the diagnosis of ischemic events in the heart. J. Magn. Reson. Imaging., 2005, 21(5), 536-45. PubMed, pdf

Papp, G., B. Bugyi, Z. Ujfalusi, S. Halasi and J. Orbán. The effect of pH on the thermal stability of α-actin isoforms. J. Thermal Anal. Calorim., 2005, 82, 281-285. Abstract, pdf

Orbán, J., S. Halasi, G. Papp, S. Barkó and B. Bugyi. Thermodynamic Characterization of Different Actin Isoforms. J. Thermal Anal. Calorim., 2005, 82, 287-290. Abstract

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

Bódis, E., G.B. Strambini, M. Gonelli, A. Málnási-Csizmadia and B. Somogyi. Characterization of F-Actin Tryptophan Phosphorescence in the Presence and Absence of Tryptophan-Free Myosin Motor Domain. Biophys J., 2004, 87(2), 1146-54. 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, pdf

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, pdf

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, pdf

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, pdf

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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, pdf

Gaszner, B., Simor, T., Hild, G. and Elgavish, GA. The effects of the NMR shift-reagents Dy(PPP)2, Dy(TTHA) and Tm(DOTP) on developed pressure in isolated perfused rat hearts. The role of shift-reagent calcium complexes. J. Mol. Cell. Cardiol. 2001,33(11), 1945-56. PubMed, pdf


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, pdf

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, pdf

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, pdf

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, pdf


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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