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    Peter Walter, PhD

    SchoolUCSF School of Medicine
    DepartmentBiochemistry and Biophysics
    Address600 16th Street
    San Francisco CA 94158
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      TitleHoward Hughes Investigator

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      Lasker Foundation2014Lasker Basic Medical Research Award
      UCSF2014Shaw Prize in Life Science and Medicine
      UCSF2012Paul Ehrlich and Ludwig Darmstaedter Prize

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      1. Lang AB, Peter AT, Walter P, Kornmann B. ER-mitochondrial junctions can be bypassed by dominant mutations in the endosomal protein Vps13. J Cell Biol. 2015 Sep 14; 210(6):883-90.
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      2. Acosta-Alvear D, Cho MY, Wild T, Buchholz TJ, Lerner AG, Simakova O, Hahn J, Korde N, Landgren O, Maric I, Choudhary C, Walter P, Weissman JS, Kampmann M. Paradoxical resistance of multiple myeloma to proteasome inhibitors by decreased levels of 19S proteasomal subunits. Elife. 2015; 4.
        View in: PubMed PMC4602331
      3. Mendez AS, Alfaro J, Morales-Soto MA, Dar AC, McCullagh E, Gotthardt K, Li H, Acosta-Alvear D, Sidrauski C, Korennykh AV, Bernales S, Shokat KM, Walter P. Endoplasmic reticulum stress-independent activation of unfolded protein response kinases by a small molecule ATP-mimic. Elife. 2015; 4.
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      4. Sidrauski C, Tsai JC, Kampmann M, Hearn BR, Vedantham P, Jaishankar P, Sokabe M, Mendez AS, Newton BW, Tang EL, Verschueren E, Johnson JR, Krogan NJ, Fraser CS, Weissman JS, Renslo AR, Walter P. Pharmacological dimerization and activation of the exchange factor eIF2B antagonizes the integrated stress response. Elife. 2015; 4.
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      5. Sidrauski C, McGeachy AM, Ingolia NT, Walter P. The small molecule ISRIB reverses the effects of eIF2a phosphorylation on translation and stress granule assembly. Elife. 2015; 4.
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      6. Osman C, Noriega TR, Okreglak V, Fung JC, Walter P. Integrity of the yeast mitochondrial genome, but not its distribution and inheritance, relies on mitochondrial fission and fusion. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2015 Mar 3; 112(9):E947-56.
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      7. Li X, Colvin T, Rauch JN, Acosta-Alvear D, Kampmann M, Dunyak B, Hann B, Aftab BT, Murnane M, Cho M, Walter P, Weissman JS, Sherman MY, Gestwicki JE. Validation of the hsp70-bag3 protein-protein interaction as a potential therapeutic target in cancer. Mol Cancer Ther. 2015 Mar; 14(3):642-8.
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      8. van Anken E, Pincus D, Coyle S, Aragón T, Osman C, Lari F, Gómez Puerta S, Korennykh AV, Walter P. Specificity in endoplasmic reticulum-stress signaling in yeast entails a step-wise engagement of HAC1 mRNA to clusters of the stress sensor Ire1. Elife. 2014; 3.
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      9. Noriega TR, Chen J, Walter P, Puglisi JD. Real-time observation of signal recognition particle binding to actively translating ribosomes. Elife. 2014; 3.
        View in: PubMed PMC4213662
      10. Pincus D, Aranda-Díaz A, Zuleta IA, Walter P, El-Samad H. Delayed Ras/PKA signaling augments the unfolded protein response. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2014 Oct 14; 111(41):14800-5.
        View in: PubMed PMC4205644
      11. Schuck S, Gallagher CM, Walter P. ER-phagy mediates selective degradation of endoplasmic reticulum independently of the core autophagy machinery. J Cell Sci. 2014 Sep 15; 127(Pt 18):4078-88.
        View in: PubMed PMC4163648
      12. Lu M, Lawrence DA, Marsters S, Acosta-Alvear D, Kimmig P, Mendez AS, Paton AW, Paton JC, Walter P, Ashkenazi A. Cell death. Opposing unfolded-protein-response signals converge on death receptor 5 to control apoptosis. Science. 2014 Jul 4; 345(6192):98-101.
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      13. Di Prisco GV, Huang W, Buffington SA, Hsu CC, Bonnen PE, Placzek AN, Sidrauski C, Krnjevic K, Kaufman RJ, Walter P, Costa-Mattioli M. Translational control of mGluR-dependent long-term depression and object-place learning by eIF2a. Nat Neurosci. 2014 Aug; 17(8):1073-82.
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      14. Okreglak V, Walter P. The conserved AAA-ATPase Msp1 confers organelle specificity to tail-anchored proteins. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2014 Jun 3; 111(22):8019-24.
        View in: PubMed PMC4050615
      15. Noriega TR, Tsai A, Elvekrog MM, Petrov A, Neher SB, Chen J, Bradshaw N, Puglisi JD, Walter P. Signal recognition particle-ribosome binding is sensitive to nascent chain length. J Biol Chem. 2014 Jul 11; 289(28):19294-305.
        View in: PubMed PMC4094042
      16. Chang YC, Khanal Lamichhane A, Garraffo HM, Walter PJ, Leerkes M, Kwon-Chung KJ. Molecular mechanisms of hypoxic responses via unique roles of Ras1, Cdc24 and Ptp3 in a human fungal pathogen Cryptococcus neoformans. PLoS Genet. 2014 Apr; 10(4):e1004292.
        View in: PubMed PMC3998916
      17. Lim B, Miyazaki R, Neher S, Siegele DA, Ito K, Walter P, Akiyama Y, Yura T, Gross CA. Heat shock transcription factor s32 co-opts the signal recognition particle to regulate protein homeostasis in E. coli. PLoS Biol. 2013 Dec; 11(12):e1001735.
        View in: PubMed PMC3866087
      18. Sidrauski C, Acosta-Alvear D, Khoutorsky A, Vedantham P, Hearn BR, Li H, Gamache K, Gallagher CM, Ang KK, Wilson C, Okreglak V, Ashkenazi A, Hann B, Nader K, Arkin MR, Renslo AR, Sonenberg N, Walter P. Pharmacological brake-release of mRNA translation enhances cognitive memory. Elife. 2013; 2:e00498.
        View in: PubMed PMC3667625
      19. Cho JA, Lee AH, Platzer B, Cross BC, Gardner BM, De Luca H, Luong P, Harding HP, Glimcher LH, Walter P, Fiebiger E, Ron D, Kagan JC, Lencer WI. The unfolded protein response element IRE1a senses bacterial proteins invading the ER to activate RIG-I and innate immune signaling. Cell Host Microbe. 2013 May 15; 13(5):558-69.
        View in: PubMed PMC3766372
      20. Murley A, Lackner LL, Osman C, West M, Voeltz GK, Walter P, Nunnari J. ER-associated mitochondrial division links the distribution of mitochondria and mitochondrial DNA in yeast. Elife. 2013; 2:e00422.
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      21. Walter P. Two structure papers, a call from Frankfurt airport, and how to escape from reviewer delays: an interview with Peter Walter by Miranda Robertson. BMC Biol. 2013; 11:34.
        View in: PubMed PMC3626913
      22. Gardner BM, Pincus D, Gotthardt K, Gallagher CM, Walter P. Endoplasmic reticulum stress sensing in the unfolded protein response. Cold Spring Harb Perspect Biol. 2013 Mar; 5(3):a013169.
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      23. Kimmig P, Diaz M, Zheng J, Williams CC, Lang A, Aragón T, Li H, Walter P. The unfolded protein response in fission yeast modulates stability of select mRNAs to maintain protein homeostasis. Elife. 2012; 1:e00048.
        View in: PubMed PMC3470409
      24. Fordyce PM, Pincus D, Kimmig P, Nelson CS, El-Samad H, Walter P, DeRisi JL. Basic leucine zipper transcription factor Hac1 binds DNA in two distinct modes as revealed by microfluidic analyses. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2012 Nov 6; 109(45):E3084-93.
        View in: PubMed PMC3494901
      25. Pincus D, Walter P. A first line of defense against ER stress. J Cell Biol. 2012 Aug 6; 198(3):277-9.
        View in: PubMed PMC3413362
      26. Moreira KE, Schuck S, Schrul B, Fröhlich F, Moseley JB, Walther TC, Walter P. Seg1 controls eisosome assembly and shape. J Cell Biol. 2012 Aug 6; 198(3):405-20.
        View in: PubMed PMC3413353
      27. Korennykh A, Walter P. Structural basis of the unfolded protein response. Annu Rev Cell Dev Biol. 2012; 28:251-77.
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      28. Walter P, Ron D. The unfolded protein response: from stress pathway to homeostatic regulation. Science. 2011 Nov 25; 334(6059):1081-6.
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      29. Braunstein MJ, Scott SS, Scott CM, Behrman S, Walter P, Wipf P, Coplan JD, Chrico W, Joseph D, Brodsky JL, Batuman O. Antimyeloma Effects of the Heat Shock Protein 70 Molecular Chaperone Inhibitor MAL3-101. J Oncol. 2011; 2011:232037.
        View in: PubMed PMC3184436
      30. Castillo K, Rojas-Rivera D, Lisbona F, Caballero B, Nassif M, Court FA, Schuck S, Ibar C, Walter P, Sierralta J, Glavic A, Hetz C. BAX inhibitor-1 regulates autophagy by controlling the IRE1a branch of the unfolded protein response. EMBO J. 2011 Nov 2; 30(21):4465-78.
        View in: PubMed PMC3230375
      31. Gardner BM, Walter P. Unfolded proteins are Ire1-activating ligands that directly induce the unfolded protein response. Science. 2011 Sep 30; 333(6051):1891-4.
        View in: PubMed PMC3202989
      32. Kornmann B, Osman C, Walter P. The conserved GTPase Gem1 regulates endoplasmic reticulum-mitochondria connections. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2011 Aug 23; 108(34):14151-6.
        View in: PubMed PMC3161550
      33. Nguyen TX, Chandrasekar S, Neher S, Walter P, Shan SO. Concerted complex assembly and GTPase activation in the chloroplast signal recognition particle. Biochemistry. 2011 Aug 23; 50(33):7208-17.
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      34. Korennykh AV, Egea PF, Korostelev AA, Finer-Moore J, Stroud RM, Zhang C, Shokat KM, Walter P. Cofactor-mediated conformational control in the bifunctional kinase/RNase Ire1. BMC Biol. 2011; 9:48.
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      35. Korennykh AV, Korostelev AA, Egea PF, Finer-Moore J, Stroud RM, Zhang C, Shokat KM, Walter P. Structural and functional basis for RNA cleavage by Ire1. BMC Biol. 2011; 9:47.
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      36. Walter P. Peter Walter: investigating how the ER handles secretory proteins by Sedwick Caitlin. J Cell Biol. 2011 Apr 4; 193(1):4-5.
        View in: PubMed PMC3082191
      37. Rubio C, Pincus D, Korennykh A, Schuck S, El-Samad H, Walter P. Homeostatic adaptation to endoplasmic reticulum stress depends on Ire1 kinase activity. J Cell Biol. 2011 Apr 4; 193(1):171-84.
        View in: PubMed PMC3082176
      38. Behrman S, Acosta-Alvear D, Walter P. A CHOP-regulated microRNA controls rhodopsin expression. J Cell Biol. 2011 Mar 21; 192(6):919-27.
        View in: PubMed PMC3063143
      39. Hayat S, Walter P, Park Y, Helms V. Prediction of the exposure status of transmembrane beta barrel residues from protein sequence. J Bioinform Comput Biol. 2011 Feb; 9(1):43-65.
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      40. Li H, Korennykh AV, Behrman SL, Walter P. Mammalian endoplasmic reticulum stress sensor IRE1 signals by dynamic clustering. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2010 Sep 14; 107(37):16113-8.
        View in: PubMed PMC2941319
      41. Pincus D, Chevalier MW, Aragón T, van Anken E, Vidal SE, El-Samad H, Walter P. BiP binding to the ER-stress sensor Ire1 tunes the homeostatic behavior of the unfolded protein response. PLoS Biol. 2010; 8(7):e1000415.
        View in: PubMed PMC2897766
      42. Battle A, Jonikas MC, Walter P, Weissman JS, Koller D. Automated identification of pathways from quantitative genetic interaction data. Mol Syst Biol. 2010 Jun 8; 6:379.
        View in: PubMed PMC2913392
      43. Aguilar PS, Fröhlich F, Rehman M, Shales M, Ulitsky I, Olivera-Couto A, Braberg H, Shamir R, Walter P, Mann M, Ejsing CS, Krogan NJ, Walther TC. A plasma-membrane E-MAP reveals links of the eisosome with sphingolipid metabolism and endosomal trafficking. Nat Struct Mol Biol. 2010 Jul; 17(7):901-8.
        View in: PubMed PMC3073498
      44. Engel A, Aguilar PS, Walter P. The yeast cell fusion protein Prm1p requires covalent dimerization to promote membrane fusion. PLoS One. 2010; 5(5):e10593.
        View in: PubMed PMC2868043
      45. Kornmann B, Walter P. ERMES-mediated ER-mitochondria contacts: molecular hubs for the regulation of mitochondrial biology. J Cell Sci. 2010 May 1; 123(Pt 9):1389-93.
        View in: PubMed PMC2858017
      46. Aguilar PS, Heiman MG, Walther TC, Engel A, Schwudke D, Gushwa N, Kurzchalia T, Walter P. Structure of sterol aliphatic chains affects yeast cell shape and cell fusion during mating. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2010 Mar 2; 107(9):4170-5.
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      47. Walter P. Walking along the serendipitous path of discovery. Mol Biol Cell. 2010 Jan 1; 21(1):15-7.
        View in: PubMed PMC2801708
      48. Schuck S, Prinz WA, Thorn KS, Voss C, Walter P. Membrane expansion alleviates endoplasmic reticulum stress independently of the unfolded protein response. J Cell Biol. 2009 Nov 16; 187(4):525-36.
        View in: PubMed PMC2779237
      49. Doolittle MH, Neher SB, Ben-Zeev O, Ling-Liao J, Gallagher CM, Hosseini M, Yin F, Wong H, Walter P, Péterfy M. Lipase maturation factor LMF1, membrane topology and interaction with lipase proteins in the endoplasmic reticulum. J Biol Chem. 2009 Nov 27; 284(48):33623-33.
        View in: PubMed PMC2785204
      50. Hollien J, Lin JH, Li H, Stevens N, Walter P, Weissman JS. Regulated Ire1-dependent decay of messenger RNAs in mammalian cells. J Cell Biol. 2009 Aug 10; 186(3):323-31.
        View in: PubMed PMC2728407
      51. Fröhlich F, Moreira K, Aguilar PS, Hubner NC, Mann M, Walter P, Walther TC. A genome-wide screen for genes affecting eisosomes reveals Nce102 function in sphingolipid signaling. J Cell Biol. 2009 Jun 29; 185(7):1227-42.
        View in: PubMed PMC2712959
      52. Kornmann B, Currie E, Collins SR, Schuldiner M, Nunnari J, Weissman JS, Walter P. An ER-mitochondria tethering complex revealed by a synthetic biology screen. Science. 2009 Jul 24; 325(5939):477-81.
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      53. So AY, de la Fuente E, Walter P, Shuman M, Bernales S. The unfolded protein response during prostate cancer development. Cancer Metastasis Rev. 2009 Jun; 28(1-2):219-23.
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      54. Lisbona F, Rojas-Rivera D, Thielen P, Zamorano S, Todd D, Martinon F, Glavic A, Kress C, Lin JH, Walter P, Reed JC, Glimcher LH, Hetz C. BAX inhibitor-1 is a negative regulator of the ER stress sensor IRE1alpha. Mol Cell. 2009 Mar 27; 33(6):679-91.
        View in: PubMed PMC2818874
      55. Jonikas MC, Collins SR, Denic V, Oh E, Quan EM, Schmid V, Weibezahn J, Schwappach B, Walter P, Weissman JS, Schuldiner M. Comprehensive characterization of genes required for protein folding in the endoplasmic reticulum. Science. 2009 Mar 27; 323(5922):1693-7.
        View in: PubMed PMC2877488
      56. Lin JH, Li H, Zhang Y, Ron D, Walter P. Divergent effects of PERK and IRE1 signaling on cell viability. PLoS One. 2009; 4(1):e4170.
        View in: PubMed PMC2614882
      57. Bradshaw N, Neher SB, Booth DS, Walter P. Signal sequences activate the catalytic switch of SRP RNA. Science. 2009 Jan 2; 323(5910):127-30.
        View in: PubMed PMC2767340
      58. Korennykh AV, Egea PF, Korostelev AA, Finer-Moore J, Zhang C, Shokat KM, Stroud RM, Walter P. The unfolded protein response signals through high-order assembly of Ire1. Nature. 2009 Feb 5; 457(7230):687-93.
        View in: PubMed PMC2846394
      59. Aragón T, van Anken E, Pincus D, Serafimova IM, Korennykh AV, Rubio CA, Walter P. Messenger RNA targeting to endoplasmic reticulum stress signalling sites. Nature. 2009 Feb 5; 457(7230):736-40.
        View in: PubMed PMC2768538
      60. Moreira KE, Walther TC, Aguilar PS, Walter P. Pil1 controls eisosome biogenesis. Mol Biol Cell. 2009 Feb; 20(3):809-18.
        View in: PubMed PMC2633383
      61. Egea PF, Tsuruta H, de Leon GP, Napetschnig J, Walter P, Stroud RM. Structures of the signal recognition particle receptor from the archaeon Pyrococcus furiosus: implications for the targeting step at the membrane. PLoS One. 2008; 3(11):e3619.
        View in: PubMed PMC2572998
      62. Egea PF, Napetschnig J, Walter P, Stroud RM. Structures of SRP54 and SRP19, the two proteins that organize the ribonucleic core of the signal recognition particle from Pyrococcus furiosus. PLoS One. 2008; 3(10):e3528.
        View in: PubMed PMC2568955
      63. Engel A, Walter P. Membrane lysis during biological membrane fusion: collateral damage by misregulated fusion machines. J Cell Biol. 2008 Oct 20; 183(2):181-6.
        View in: PubMed PMC2568015
      64. Neher SB, Bradshaw N, Floor SN, Gross JD, Walter P. SRP RNA controls a conformational switch regulating the SRP-SRP receptor interaction. Nat Struct Mol Biol. 2008 Sep; 15(9):916-23.
        View in: PubMed PMC2767265
      65. Raff M, Johnson A, Walter P. Painful publishing. Science. 2008 Jul 4; 321(5885):36.
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      66. Guo Y, Walther TC, Rao M, Stuurman N, Goshima G, Terayama K, Wong JS, Vale RD, Walter P, Farese RV. Functional genomic screen reveals genes involved in lipid-droplet formation and utilization. Nature. 2008 May 29; 453(7195):657-61.
        View in: PubMed PMC2734507
      67. Lin JH, Walter P, Yen TS. Endoplasmic reticulum stress in disease pathogenesis. Annu Rev Pathol. 2008; 3:399-425.
        View in: PubMed PMC3653419
      68. Walther TC, Aguilar PS, Fröhlich F, Chu F, Moreira K, Burlingame AL, Walter P. Pkh-kinases control eisosome assembly and organization. EMBO J. 2007 Dec 12; 26(24):4946-55.
        View in: PubMed PMC2094096
      69. Lin JH, Li H, Yasumura D, Cohen HR, Zhang C, Panning B, Shokat KM, Lavail MM, Walter P. IRE1 signaling affects cell fate during the unfolded protein response. Science. 2007 Nov 9; 318(5852):944-9.
        View in: PubMed PMC3670588
      70. Haass FA, Jonikas M, Walter P, Weissman JS, Jan YN, Jan LY, Schuldiner M. Identification of yeast proteins necessary for cell-surface function of a potassium channel. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2007 Nov 13; 104(46):18079-84.
        View in: PubMed PMC2084299
      71. Shan SO, Chandrasekar S, Walter P. Conformational changes in the GTPase modules of the signal reception particle and its receptor drive initiation of protein translocation. J Cell Biol. 2007 Aug 13; 178(4):611-20.
        View in: PubMed PMC2064468
      72. Reyes CL, Rutenber E, Walter P, Stroud RM. X-ray structures of the signal recognition particle receptor reveal targeting cycle intermediates. PLoS One. 2007; 2(7):e607.
        View in: PubMed PMC1904258
      73. Ron D, Walter P. Signal integration in the endoplasmic reticulum unfolded protein response. Nat Rev Mol Cell Biol. 2007 Jul; 8(7):519-29.
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      74. Bradshaw N, Walter P. The signal recognition particle (SRP) RNA links conformational changes in the SRP to protein targeting. Mol Biol Cell. 2007 Jul; 18(7):2728-34.
        View in: PubMed PMC1924838
      75. Bernales S, Schuck S, Walter P. ER-phagy: selective autophagy of the endoplasmic reticulum. Autophagy. 2007 May-Jun; 3(3):285-7.
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      76. Heiman MG, Engel A, Walter P. The Golgi-resident protease Kex2 acts in conjunction with Prm1 to facilitate cell fusion during yeast mating. J Cell Biol. 2007 Jan 15; 176(2):209-22.
        View in: PubMed PMC2063940
      77. Aguilar PS, Engel A, Walter P. The plasma membrane proteins Prm1 and Fig1 ascertain fidelity of membrane fusion during yeast mating. Mol Biol Cell. 2007 Feb; 18(2):547-56.
        View in: PubMed PMC1783792
      78. Bernales S, McDonald KL, Walter P. Autophagy counterbalances endoplasmic reticulum expansion during the unfolded protein response. PLoS Biol. 2006 Nov; 4(12):e423.
        View in: PubMed PMC1661684
      79. Walther TC, Brickner JH, Aguilar PS, Bernales S, Pantoja C, Walter P. Eisosomes mark static sites of endocytosis. Nature. 2006 Feb 23; 439(7079):998-1003.
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      80. Bernales S, Papa FR, Walter P. Intracellular signaling by the unfolded protein response. Annu Rev Cell Dev Biol. 2006; 22:487-508.
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      81. Credle JJ, Finer-Moore JS, Papa FR, Stroud RM, Walter P. On the mechanism of sensing unfolded protein in the endoplasmic reticulum. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2005 Dec 27; 102(52):18773-84.
        View in: PubMed PMC1316886
      82. Kaiser SE, Brickner JH, Reilein AR, Fenn TD, Walter P, Brunger AT. Structural basis of FFAT motif-mediated ER targeting. Structure. 2005 Jul; 13(7):1035-45.
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      83. Shan SO, Walter P. Molecular crosstalk between the nucleotide specificity determinant of the SRP GTPase and the SRP receptor. Biochemistry. 2005 Apr 26; 44(16):6214-22.
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      84. Egea PF, Stroud RM, Walter P. Targeting proteins to membranes: structure of the signal recognition particle. Curr Opin Struct Biol. 2005 Apr; 15(2):213-20.
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      85. Shan SO, Walter P. Co-translational protein targeting by the signal recognition particle. FEBS Lett. 2005 Feb 7; 579(4):921-6.
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      86. Niwa M, Patil CK, DeRisi J, Walter P. Genome-scale approaches for discovering novel nonconventional splicing substrates of the Ire1 nuclease. Genome Biol. 2005; 6(1):R3.
        View in: PubMed PMC549064
      87. Chu F, Shan SO, Moustakas DT, Alber F, Egea PF, Stroud RM, Walter P, Burlingame AL. Unraveling the interface of signal recognition particle and its receptor by using chemical cross-linking and tandem mass spectrometry. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2004 Nov 23; 101(47):16454-9.
        View in: PubMed PMC528904
      88. Brickner JH, Walter P. Gene recruitment of the activated INO1 locus to the nuclear membrane. PLoS Biol. 2004 Nov; 2(11):e342.
        View in: PubMed PMC519002
      89. Shan SO, Stroud RM, Walter P. Mechanism of association and reciprocal activation of two GTPases. PLoS Biol. 2004 Oct; 2(10):e320.
        View in: PubMed PMC517823
      90. Patil CK, Li H, Walter P. Gcn4p and novel upstream activating sequences regulate targets of the unfolded protein response. PLoS Biol. 2004 Aug; 2(8):E246.
        View in: PubMed PMC509306
      91. Leber JH, Bernales S, Walter P. IRE1-independent gain control of the unfolded protein response. PLoS Biol. 2004 Aug; 2(8):E235.
        View in: PubMed PMC509300
      92. Egea PF, Shan SO, Napetschnig J, Savage DF, Walter P, Stroud RM. Substrate twinning activates the signal recognition particle and its receptor. Nature. 2004 Jan 15; 427(6971):215-21.
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      93. Papa FR, Zhang C, Shokat K, Walter P. Bypassing a kinase activity with an ATP-competitive drug. Science. 2003 Nov 28; 302(5650):1533-7.
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      94. Shan SO, Walter P. Induced nucleotide specificity in a GTPase. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2003 Apr 15; 100(8):4480-5.
        View in: PubMed PMC153581
      95. Ramirez UD, Minasov G, Focia PJ, Stroud RM, Walter P, Kuhn P, Freymann DM. Structural basis for mobility in the 1.1 A crystal structure of the NG domain of Thermus aquaticus Ffh. J Mol Biol. 2002 Jul 19; 320(4):783-99.
        View in: PubMed PMC3542393
      96. Helenius J, Ng DT, Marolda CL, Walter P, Valvano MA, Aebi M. Translocation of lipid-linked oligosaccharides across the ER membrane requires Rft1 protein. Nature. 2002 Jan 24; 415(6870):447-50.
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      97. Peluso P, Shan SO, Nock S, Herschlag D, Walter P. Role of SRP RNA in the GTPase cycles of Ffh and FtsY. Biochemistry. 2001 Dec 18; 40(50):15224-33.
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      98. Rüegsegger U, Leber JH, Walter P. Block of HAC1 mRNA translation by long-range base pairing is released by cytoplasmic splicing upon induction of the unfolded protein response. Cell. 2001 Oct 5; 107(1):103-14.
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      99. Patil C, Walter P. Intracellular signaling from the endoplasmic reticulum to the nucleus: the unfolded protein response in yeast and mammals. Curr Opin Cell Biol. 2001 Jun; 13(3):349-55.
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      100. Mutka SC, Walter P. Multifaceted physiological response allows yeast to adapt to the loss of the signal recognition particle-dependent protein-targeting pathway. Mol Biol Cell. 2001 Mar; 12(3):577-88.
        View in: PubMed PMC30965
      101. Gonzalez TN, Walter P. Ire1p: a kinase and site-specific endoribonuclease. Methods Mol Biol. 2001; 160:25-36.
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      102. Nock S, Gonzalez TN, Sidrauski C, Niwa M, Walter P. Purification and activity assays of the catalytic domains of the kinase/endoribonuclease Ire1p from Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Methods Enzymol. 2001; 342:3-10.
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      103. Niwa M, Walter P. Pausing to decide. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2000 Nov 7; 97(23):12396-7.
        View in: PubMed PMC34056
      104. Heiman MG, Walter P. Prm1p, a pheromone-regulated multispanning membrane protein, facilitates plasma membrane fusion during yeast mating. J Cell Biol. 2000 Oct 30; 151(3):719-30.
        View in: PubMed PMC2185589
      105. Peluso P, Herschlag D, Nock S, Freymann DM, Johnson AE, Walter P. Role of 4.5S RNA in assembly of the bacterial signal recognition particle with its receptor. Science. 2000 Jun 2; 288(5471):1640-3.
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      106. Travers KJ, Patil CK, Wodicka L, Lockhart DJ, Weissman JS, Walter P. Functional and genomic analyses reveal an essential coordination between the unfolded protein response and ER-associated degradation. Cell. 2000 Apr 28; 101(3):249-58.
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      107. Walter P, Keenan R, Schmitz U. Perspectives: structural biology. SRP--where the RNA and membrane worlds meet. Science. 2000 Feb 18; 287(5456):1212-3.
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      108. Niwa M, Sidrauski C, Kaufman RJ, Walter P. A role for presenilin-1 in nuclear accumulation of Ire1 fragments and induction of the mammalian unfolded protein response. Cell. 1999 Dec 23; 99(7):691-702.
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      109. Stroud RM, Walter P. Signal sequence recognition and protein targeting. Curr Opin Struct Biol. 1999 Dec; 9(6):754-9.
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