Technical Papers

  1. Barun Kumar Maity, Duncan Nall, Yongjae Lee, Paul R Selvin “Peptide‐PAINT Using a Transfected‐Docker Enables Live‐and Fixed‐Cell Super‐Resolution Imaging” small methods 2023, 7, 220118. DOI: 10.1002/smtd.2022011811
  2. Yeoan Youn, Gloria W. Lau, Yongjae Lee, Barun Kumar Maity, Eric Gouaux, Hee Jung Chung, Paul R. Selvin “Quantitative DNA-PAINT imaging of AMPA receptors in live neurons“. 2023, Cell Reports Methods 3, 100408.
  3. Md Saddam Hossain JoyDuncan L. NallBasher EmonKi Yun LeeAlexandra Barishman, Movviz Ahmed, Saeedur RahmanPaul R. SelvinM. Taher A. Saif “Synapses without tension fail to fire in an in vitro network of hippocampal neurons.” bioRxiv, 2023,
  4. Pin Ren, Christian Tiede, Sean W Fanning, Thomas Adams, Valerie Speirs, Erik R Nelson, Changfeng Cheng, Terry W Moore, Geoffrey L Greene, Darren Tomlinson, Paul R Selvin “Labeling of a mutant estrogen receptor with an Affimer in a breast cancer cell line“. Biophysical Journal, Volume 121, Issue 19, 2022, Pages 3651-3662, ISSN 0006-3495,
  5. Zhiyuan Han, Rohit M. Vaidya, Opeyemi H. Arogundade, Liang Ma, Mohammad U. Zahid, Suresh Sarkar, Chia-Wei Kuo, Paul R. Selvin, and Andrew M. Smith “Structural Design of Multidentate Copolymers as Compact Quantum Dot Coatings for Live-Cell Single-Particle Imaging“. Chem. Mater. 2022, 34, 10, 4621–4632
  6. Deng H, Konopka CJ, Prabhu S, Sarkar S, Medina NG, Fayyaz M, Arogundade OH, Gamage HEV, Shahoei SH, Nall D, Youn Y, Dobrucka IT, Audu CO, Joshi A, Melvin WJ, Gallagher KA, Selvin PR, Nelson ER, Dobrucki LW, Swanson KS, Smith AM (2022) “Dextran-Mimetic Quantum Dots for Multimodal Macrophage Imaging In Vivo, Ex Vivo, and In Situ“. ACS Nano, 16(2):1999–2012.
  7. Saurabh Shukla, Alice Troitskaia, Nikhila Swarna, Barun Kumar Maity, Marco Tjioe, Carol S Bookwalter, Kathleen M Trybus, Yann R Chemla, Paul R Selvin. “High-throughput force measurement of individual kinesin-1 motors during multi-motor transport“. Nanoscale, 2022, 14, 12463-12475
  8. Chaoyi JinSung-Soo JangPinghua GeHee Jung ChungPaul Selvin “Single molecule tracking of AMPA receptors shows the role of synaptic insertion during maintenance of chemical LTP” BioRxiv, 2021
  9. Surbhi Jain*, Saurabh Shukla*, Che Yang, Meng Zhang, Zia Fatma, Manasi Lingamaneni, Shireen Abesteh, Stephan Thomas Lane, Xiong Xiong, Yuchuan Wang, Charles M. Schroeder, Paul R. Selvin, Huimin Zhao TALEN outperforms Cas9 in editing heterochromatin target sites”. Nature Communications (2021) (*Equal contribution)
  10. Phuong Le, Rohit Vaidya, Lucas D. Smith, Zhiyuan Han, Mohammad U. Zahid, Jackson Winter, Suresh Sarkar, Hee Jung Chung, Pablo Perez-Pinera, Paul R. Selvin, and Andrew M. Smith. “Optimizing Quantum Dot Probe Size for Single-Receptor Imaging.ACS Nano 2020, 14, 8343−8358, DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.0c02390.
  11. Mohith Manjunath, Jialu Yan, Yeoan Youn, Kristen L Drucker, Thomas M Kollmeyer, Andrew M McKinney, Valter Zazubovich, Yi Zhang, Joseph F Costello, Jeanette Eckel-Passow, Paul R Selvin, Robert B Jenkins, Jun S Song “Functional analysis of low-grade glioma genetic variants predicts key target genes and transcription factors”. Neuro-Oncology, noaa248, (Nov., 2020).
  12. Delgado, Jary Y., Duncan Nall, and Paul R. Selvin. “Pin1 Binding to Phosphorylated PSD-95 Regulates the Number of Functional Excitatory Synapses.” Frontiers in Molecular Neuroscience 13 (2020): 10.
  13. Sarkar, Suresh, Phuong Le, Junlong Geng, Yang Liu, Zhiyuan Han, Mohammad U. Zahid, Duncan Nall, Yeoan Youn, Paul R. Selvin, and Andrew M. Smith. “Short-Wave Infrared Quantum Dots with Compact Sizes as Molecular Probes for Fluorescence Microscopy.” Journal of the American Chemical Society 142, no. 7 (2020): 3449-3462.
  14. Tjioe, Marco, Saurabh Shukla, Rohit Vaidya, Alice Troitskaia, Carol S. Bookwalter, Kathleen M. Trybus, Yann R. Chemla, and Paul R. Selvin. “Multiple kinesins induce tension for smooth cargo transport.” eLife 8 (2019).
  15. Giorgio Tortarolo, Yuansheng Sun, Kai-Wen Teng, Yuji Ishitsuka, Luca Lanzanó, Paul R. Selvin, Beniamino Barbieri, Alberto Diaspro, Giuseppe Vicidomini, “Photon-separation to enhance the spatial resolution in pulsed STED microscopy”, Nanoscale, 2019, DOI: 10.1039/C8NR07485B
  16. Janet Y. Sheung Pinghua GeSung Jun LimSang Hak LeeAndrew M. Smith, and Paul R. Selvin (2018). Structural Contributions to Hydrodynamic Diameter for Quantum Dots Optimized for Live-Cell Single-Molecule Tracking. The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 122(30), 17406–17412.
  17. Kai Wen Teng, Pin Ren, Paul R. Selvin “Delivery of Fluorescent Probes using Streptolysin O for Fluorescence Microscopy of Living Cells.” Current Protocols in Protein Science,  Vol. 93, e60,. doi: 10.1002/cpps.60 .
  18. Jary Y Delgado, Paul R. Selvin. “A revised view on the role of surface AMPAR mobility in tuning synaptic transmission: limitations, tools, and alternative views“, Frontiers in Neuroscience, Vol. 10, 2018. DOI: 10.3389/fnsyn.2018.00021
  19. Marco Tjioe, Hyeon Ryoo, Yuji Ishitsuka, Pinghua Ge, Carol Bookwalter, Walter Huynh, Richard J. McKenney, Kathleen M. Trybus, and Paul R. Selvin (2018). Magnetic Cytoskeleton Affinity Purification of Microtubule Motors Conjugated to Quantum Dots. Bioconjugate Chemistry, acs.bioconjchem.8b00264.
  20. HyeongJun Kim and Paul R. Selvin, “Fluorescence Imaging with One Nanometer Accuracy”
  21. Yeoan Youn, Yuji Ishitsuka, Chaoyi Jin, and Paul R. Selvin. “Thermal nanoimprint lithography for drift correction in super-resolution fluorescence microscopy“. Optics Express. 2018 Jan 22;26(2):1670-1680. doi: 10.1364/OE.26.001670.
  22. Sang Hak Lee, Chaoyi Jin, En Cai, Pinghua Ge, Yuji Ishitsuka, Kai Wen Teng, Andre A. de Thomaz, Duncan L. Nall, Murat Baday, Okunola Jeyifous, Daniel Demonte, Christopher M. Dundas, Sheldon Park, William N. Green, Paul R. Selvin.  “Super-resolution Imaging of Synaptic and Extra-synaptic Pools of AMPA Receptors with Different- sized Fluorescent Probes”, eLife, July 26, 2017. eLife 2017;6:e27744 DOI: 10.7554/eLife.27744
  23. Yuansheng Sun, Giorgio Tortarolo, Kai Wen Teng, Yuji Ishitsuka, Ulas C. Coskun, Shih-Chu Jeff Liao, Alberto Diaspro, Giuseppe Vicidomini, Paul R. Selvin, Beniamino Barbieri. “A novel pulsed STED microscopy method using FastFLIM and the phasor plots”, Proc. SPIE 10069, Multiphoton Microscopy in the Biomedical Sciences XVII, 100691C (February 21, 2017); DOI:10.1117/12.2267880.
  24. Mikhail Eugene Kandel, Kai Wen Teng, Paul R. Selvin, and Gabriel Popescu. “Label-Free Imaging of Single Microtubule Dynamics Using Spatial Light Interference Microscopy”, ACS Nano (2016)
  25. Kai Wen Teng, Yuji Ishitsuka, Pin Ren, Yeoan Youn, Xiang Deng, Pinghua Ge, Sang Hak Lee, Andrew S. Belmont, and Paul Selvin. “Labeling proteins inside living cells using external fluorophores for microscopy”, eLife, 2016;5:e20378. Accepted November 21, 2016. DOI: 10.7554/eLife.20378.001
  26. Zhang, Ruobing; Fruhwirth, Gilbert; Coban, Oana; Barrett, James; Burgoyne, Thomas; Lee, Sang Hak; Simonson, Paul; Baday, Murat; Kholodenko, Boris; Futter, Clare; Ng, Tony; Selvin, Paul R. “Probing the Heterogeneity of Protein Kinase Activation in Cells by Super-Resolution Microscopy.” ACS Nano, Oct 21, 2016. 10.1021/acsnano.6b05356
  27. Liang Ma, Chunlai Tu, Phuong Le, Shweta Chitoor, Sung Jun Lim, Mohammad U. Zahid, Kai Wen Teng, Pinghua Ge, Paul R. Selvin, and Andrew M. Smith “Multidentate Polymer Coatings for Compact and Homogeneous Quantum Dots with Efficient Bioconjugation” Journal of the American Chemical Society, 138; 3382-3394 (2016) doi: 10.1021/jacs.5b12378
  28. Yong Wang, En Cai, Tobias Rosenkranz, Pinghua Ge, Kai Wen Teng, Hee Jung Chung, Frederick Sachs, William N Green, Philip Gottlieb, and Paul R. Selvin “Small Quantum Dots Conjugated to Nanobodies as Immunofluorescence Probes for Nanometric Microscopy” Bioconjugate Chemistry,  2014 Dec 17;25(12):2205–11. doi: 10.1021/bc5004179. Supplementary Information.
  29. En Cai, Pinghua Ge, Sang Hak Lee, Okunola Jeyifous, Yong Wang, Yanxin Liu, Katie M. Wilson, Sung Jun Lim, Michelle A. Baird, John E. Stone, Kwan Young Lee, Michael W. Davidson, Hee Jung Chung, Klaus Schulten, Andrew M. Smith, William N. Green, Paul R. Selvin, “Stable small quantum dots for synaptic receptor tracking on live neurons.” Angewandte Chemie International Edition, Vol. 53 12484-12488.  Laser Focus World Article (2014) Supplementary Information.
  30. Yong Wang, En Cai, Janet Sheung, Sang Hak Lee and Paul R. Selvin. “Fluorescence Imaging with One-Nanometer Accuracy (FIONA)”, JoVE, issue 91, September 26, 2014,  doi:10.3791/51774
  31. Benjamin H. Blehm, Paul R. Selvin. “Single-Molecule Fluorescence and In Vivo Traps: How Multiple Dyneins & Kinesins Interact.”  Chemical Reviews, Volume: 114   Issue: 6   Special Issue: SI  Pages: 3335-3352, 2014; doi: 10.1021/cr4005555.
  32. Yong Wang, Hannah DeBerg, Yanxin Liu, Takeshi Nomura, Melinda Tonks-Hoffman, Paul Rohde, Klaus Schulten, Boris Martinac, Paul R. Selvin: “Single Molecule FRET Reveals the Pore Size and Opening Mechanism of a Mechano-Sensitive Ion Channel.”, eLife, Volume 3, Article Number: e01834, Published: Feb 18, 2014 doi:,
  33. Wang Y, Fruhwirth G, Cai E, Ng T, Selvin PR. “3D super-resolution imaging with blinking quantum dots”. Supplementary Information, Nano letters. 2013 Nov 13;13(11):5233–41. PMCID: PMC3874875
  34. Hannah A. Deberg, Benjamin H. Blehm, Janet Sheung, Andrew R. Thompson, Carol S. Bookwalter, Seyed F. Torabi, Trina A. Schroer, Christopher L. Berger, Yi Lu, Kathleen M. Trybus and Paul R. Selvin, et al. Motor Domain Phosphorylation Modulates Kinesin-1 Transport. Journal of Biological Chemistry. 2013  288: 32612-32621
  35. HyeongJun Kim and Paul R. Selvin. “Fluorescence imaging with one nano-meter accuracy (FIONA).” Review Article. Encyclopedia of Biophysics. Springer Publishing, 2013.
  36. Hannah Deberg and Paul R. Selvin. “Single molecule high-resolution imaging with photobleaching (SHRImP).” Review Article. Encyclopedia of Biophysics. Springer Publishing, 2013.
  37. Blehm BH, Schroer TA, Trybus KM, Chemla YU, Selvin PR. “In vivo optical trapping indicates kinesin’s stall force is reduced by dynein during intracellular transport.” Proc Natl Acad Sci USA. 2013 Feb 26; 110(9);3381-6. PMCID: PMC3587256. {supporting material}
  38. Lele Li, Pinghua Ge, Paul R.Selvin, Yi Lu. “Direct Detection of Adenosine in Undiluted Serum Using a Luminescent Aptamer Sensor Attached to a Terbium Complex.” Anal. Chem., 2012, 84 (18), pp 7852–7856. (2012).
  39. Murat Baday, Aaron Cravens, Alex Hastie, HyeongJun Kim, Deren Kudeki, Pui-Yan Kwok, Ming Xiao, Paul R. Selvin. “Multicolor Super-Resolution DNA Imaging for Genetic Analysis.” Nano Letters 12, 3861-3866 (2012). Supplementary Information. Erratum.
  40. Le-Le Li, Ruobing Zhang, Leilei Yin, Kezhi Zheng, Weiping Qin, Paul R. Selvin, and Yi Lu. “Biomimetic Surface Engineering of Lanthanide-Doped Upconversion Nanoparticles as Versatile Bioprobes.” Angewandte Chemie (International ed. in English). doi:10.1002/anie.201109156 (2012). Erratum.
  41. Sang Hak Lee, Murat Baday, Marco Tjioe, Paul D. Simonson, Ruobing Zhang, En Cai, Paul R. Selvin. “Using fixed fiduciary markers for stage drift correction.” Optics Express 20(11), 12177-12183 (2012). Reprinted in Virtual Journal for Biomedical Optics (see
  42. Melinda Tonks Hoffman, Janet Sheung, Paul R. Selvin. “Fluorescence imaging with one nanometer accurracy: in vitro and in vivo studies of molecular motors.” Methods in Molecular Biology 778:33-56 (2011) DOI: 10.1007/978-1-61779-261-8_4.
  43. Paul D. Simonson, Eli Rothenberg, Paul R. Selvin. “Single-Molecule-Based Super-Resolution Images in the Presence of Multiple Fluorophores.” Nano Letters 11, 5090-5096 (Oct 17, 2011). {supporting material}
  44. Ruobing Zhang, Eli Rothenberg, Gilbert Fruhwirth, Paul D. Simonson, Fangfu Ye, Ido Golding, Tony Ng, Ward Lopes, Paul R. Selvin. “Two-Photon 3D FIONA of Individual Quantum Dots in an Aqueous Environment.” Nano Letters 11, 4074-4078 (2011).
  45. Eli Rothenberg, Leonardo A. Sepúlveda, Samuel O. Skinner, Lanying Zeng, Paul R. Selvin, Ido Golding. “Single-Virus Tracking Reveals a Spatial-Receptor Dependent Search Mechanism.” Biophysical Journal 100(12), 2875-2882 (Jun 22, 2011).
  46. Yanxin Liu, Jen Hsin, HyeongJun Kim, Paul R. Selvin, Klaus Schulten. “Extension of a Three-Helix Bundle Domain of Myosin VI and Key Role of Calmodulins.” Biophysical Journal 100(12), 2964-2973 (Jun 22, 2011). {cover}
  47. Patel, G.S., Kiuchi, T., Lawler, K., Ofo, E., Fruhwirth, G.O., Kelleher, M., Shamil, E., Zhang, R., Selvin, P.R., Santis, G., Spicer, J., Woodman, N., Gillett, C.E., Barber, P.R., Vojnovic, B., Kéri, G., Schaeffter, T., Goh, V., O’Doherty, M.J., Ellis, P.A., Ng, T . “The challenges of integrating molecular imaging into the optimization of cancer therapy.” Integrative Biology 3, 603-631 (Mar 2, 2011).
  48. Paul D. Simonson, Paul R. Selvin. “FIONA, applied In Vitro and In Vivo,” Imaging in Neuroscience and Development.” Cold Spring Harbor Press (December 2010).
  49. Fiona E. Müllner, Sheyum Syed, Paul R. Selvin, Fred J. Sigworth. “Improved Hidden Markov Models for Molecular Motors, 1: Basic Theory.” Biophysical Journal 99(11), 3684-3695 (Dec 1, 2010). {supporting material}
  50. Sheyum Syed, Fiona E. Müllner, Paul R. Selvin, Fred J. Sigworth. “Improved Hidden Markov Models for Molecular Motors, 2: Extensions and Application to Experimental Data.” Biophysical Journal 99(11), 3696-3703 (Dec 1, 2010). {supporting material}
  51. Paul D. Simonson, Hannah A. Deberg, Pinghua Ge, John K. Alexander, Okunola Jeyifous, William N. Green, Paul R. Selvin. “Counting Bungarotoxin Binding Sites of Nicotinic Acetylcholine Receptors in Mammalian Cells with High Signal/Noise Ratios.” Biophysical Journal 99(10):L81-3 (Nov 17, 2010). {cited as 9th most read paper for 2010 Biophysical Journal}
  52. HyeongJun Kim, Jen Hsin, Yanxin Liu, Paul R. Selvin, Klaus Schulten. “Formation of Salt Bridges Mediates Internal Dimerization of Myosin VI Medial Tail Domain.” Structure 18, 1443-1449 (Nov 10, 2010). {supplemental info}{perspective}
  53. Erdal Toprak, Comert Kural, Paul R. Selvin, “Super-accuracy and super-resolution: Getting around the diffraction limit,” Methods in Enzymology 475:1-26 (2010).
  54. Jeff G. Reifenberger, Erdal Toprak, HyeongJun Kim, Dan Safer, H. Lee Sweeney, and Paul R. Selvin. “Myosin VI undergoes a 180° Power stroke implying an uncoupling of the front lever arm.” PNAS 106(43):18255-18260 (October 27, 2009). on-line Oct 14, 2009. {letter} {reply}
  55. Monalisa Mukherjea, Paola Llinas, HyeongJun Kim, Mirko Travaglia, Dan Safer, Alan B. Zong, Julie Ménétrey, Clara Franzini-Armstrong, Paul R. Selvin, Anne Houdusse and H. Lee Sweeney “Myosin VI dimerization triggers an unfolding of a 3-helix bundle in order to extend its reach,” Molecular Cell 35(3): 305 – 315(2009).
  56. Erdal Toprak, Ahmet Yildiz, Mindy Hoffman, Steven S. Rosenfeld, and Paul R. Selvin. “Why Kinesin Is So Processive”, PNAS 106:12717-12722 (June 16, 2009).
  57. Comert Kural, Michael Nonet, Paul R. Selvin. “FIONA on C. elegans” Biochemistry 48(22):4663-5209 (June 9, 2009).
  58. Igor M. Kulic, Andre E.X. Brown, Hwajin Kim, Comert Kural, Benjamin Blehm, Paul R. Selvin, Philip C. Nelson and Vladimir I. Gelfand. The Role of Microtubule Movement in Bidirectional Organelle Transport. PNAS,105, 10011–10016 (July 22, 2008). Supporting information.
  59. David J. Posson and Paul R. Selvin. The Shaker K+ Channel S4 Voltage Sensor Undergoes a 10 Å Translation during Gating as Measured by Luminescence Energy Transfer Experiments. Neuron, Vol 59, 98-109, 10 July 2008. Supplemental Data. General news: Ion Channels Caught in Opening Act, July 9, 2008, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  60. Pinghua Ge and Paul R. Selvin. New Nine- or Ten-dentate Luminescent Lanthanide Chelates. Bioconjugate Chem. 19(5), 1105-1111 (2008). Epub 2008 Apr 29.
  61. Hasan Yardimci, Marilyn van Duffelen, Yinghui Mao, Steven S. Rosenfeld, Paul R. Selvin. The mitotic kinesin CENP-E is a processive transport motor. PNAS 105 (16): 6016–6021, April 22, 2008. General news:
  62. Paul R. Selvin: In vitro & in vivo FIONA and other acronyms for watching molecular motors walk. Single Molecules: A Laboratory Manual. Cold Spring Harbor Press. Edited by Paul R. Selvin, Taekjip Ha, Univ. of Illinois, 2007.
  63. Watching Molecular Motors Walk with FIONA, Cold Spring Harbor on-line Protocols, 2007:
  64. Hyokeun Park, Erdal Toprak, Paul R. Selvin: Single-molecule fluorescence to study molecular motors. Quarterly Review of Biophys. 40(1):87-111, Feb 2007.
  65. Erdal Toprak, Hamza Balci, Benjamin H. Blehm, Paul R. Selvin.Three-Dimensional Particle Tracking via Bifocal Imaging. Nano Lett., 7 (7), 2043 -2045, 2007. {commentary on article } {supplementary notes 1} {supplementary methods }{supplementary figures 1}{supplementary figures2}
  66. H. Lee Sweeney, Hyokeun Park, Alan B. Zong, Paul R. Selvin, and Steven S. Rosenfeld. How Myosin VI Coordinates its Heads During Processive Movement EMBO J. 2007 Jun 6;26(11):2682-92. Epub 2007 May 17.{supplemental figure 1}{supplemental figure 2}{supplemental figure 4}{supplemental figure 5}{supplemental figure 6}{supplemental figure 7}{supplemental figure 9}{supplemental figure 10}
  67. Ming Xiao, Matthew P. Gordon, Angie Phong, Connie Ha, Ting-Fung Chan, Dongmei Cai, Paul R. Selvin, Pui-Yan Kwok. Determination of Haplotypes from Single DNA Molecules: A Method for Single Molecule Barcoding. Human Mutation; 28(9):913-21, Sep. 2007. eprint April 18, 2007.
  68. Comert Kural, Anna S. Serpinskaya, Ying-Hao Chou, Robert D. Goldman, Vladimir I. Gelfand, and Paul R. Selvin. Tracking melanosomes inside a cell to study molecular motors and their interaction.PNAS 104;5378-5382 (March 2007) (originally published online Mar 16, 2007) {supplemental figure 1}{supplemental figure 2} {supplemental figure 3}
  69. Hwajin Kim, Shuo-Chien Ling, Gregory C. Rogers, Comert Kural, Paul R. Selvin, Stephen L. Rogers, and Vladimir I. Gelfand. Microtubule binding by dynactin is required for microtubule organization but not cargo transport. J. Cell Biology 176, 641-651 (Feb 26, 2007).{journal cover}
  70. Erdal Toprak, Paul R. Selvin: New Fluorescent Tools for Watching Nanometer-Scale Conformational Changes of Single Molecules, Annual Review of Biophysics and Biomolecular Structure, Vol. 36, pg. 349-69, 2007).
  71. Hyokeun Park, Anna Li, Li-Qiong Chen, Anne Houdusse, Paul R. Selvin, and H. Lee Sweeney. The unique insert at the end of the myosin VI motor is the sole determinant of directionality. PNAS 104, 778–783 (January 16, 2007). {movie 1} {movie 2} {movie 3} {movie 4}{commentary on article}
  72. Ming Xiao, Angie Phong, Connie Ha, Ting-Fung Chan, Dongmei Cai, Lucinda Leung, Eunice Wan, Amy L. Kistle, Joseph L. DeRisi, Paul R. Selvin, Pui-Yan Kwok. Rapid DNA Mapping by fluorescent single molecule detection. Nucleic Acids Research, 35, e16 (2007){published on line – Nucleic Acids Research, Dec. 14, 2006}. {supporting materials}
  73. Jessica Richardson, Rikard Blunck, Pinghua Ge, Paul R. Selvin, Francisco Bezanilla, Diane Papazian, Ana M. Correa: Distance measurements reveal a common topology of prokaryotic voltage-gated ion channels in the lipid bilayer. Proc Natl Acad Sci 103(43):15865-70 (2006 Oct 24). Epub 2006 Oct 16.{Supplemental Figure 6}{Supplemental Figure 7}{Supplemental Figure 8}{Supplemental Figure 9a}{Supplemental Figure 9b}{Supplemental Figure 10}
  74. Jörg Enderlein, Erdal Toprak, and Paul R. Selvin: Polarization Effect on Position Accuracy of FIONA. Optics Express. J. 14: 8111-8120 (4 September 2006)
  75. Lorin S. Milescu, Ahmet Yildiz, Paul R. Selvin, Frederick Sachs: “Extracting dwell time sequences from processive molecular motor data,(Biophys J, Vol. 91, pg. 3135-3150, November 2006).
  76. Lorin S. Milescu, Ahmet Yildiz, Paul R. Selvin, Frederick Sachs: “Maximum likelihood estimation of molecular motor kinetics from staircase dwell time sequences,” Biophys J. ;91(4):1156-68 (2006 Aug 15). Epub 2006 May 5.
  77. Sheyum Syed, Greg E. Snyder, Clara Franzini-Armstrong, Paul R. Selvin, Yale, E. Goldman: Simultaneous detection of the position and structural dynamics of myosin V. (on-line, April 6) EMBO J. May 3; 25(9):1795-803 (2006){cover}
  78. Erdal Toprak, Joerg Enderlein, Sheyum Syed, Sean A. McKinney, Rolfe G.Petschek, Taekjip Ha, Yale E. Goldman, Paul R. Selvin. Defocused orientation and position imaging (DOPI) of myosin V. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103, (April 17) 6495-9 (2006). {Biophotonics article}
  79. Hyokeun Park, Bugs Ramamurthy, Dan Safer, Mirko Travaglia, Li-Qiong Chen, Clara Franzini-Armstrong, Paul R. Selvin & H. Lee Sweeney. Full-length myosin VI dimerizes and moves processively along actin filaments upon monomer clustering, (Molecular Cell, 21, 331–336, February 3, 2006). {University of Illinois News Bureau online article}{journal cover}{Peckham Commentary from Nature}
  80. Comert Kural, Hamza Balci, Paul R. Selvin. Molecular Motors One at a Time: FIONA to the Rescue. Journal of Physics Condensed Matter: Special issue on Molecular Motors, 17, S3979-S3995 (2005).
  81. Hamza Balci, Taekjip Ha, H. Lee Sweeney, Paul R. Selvin. Interhead distance in myosin VI via SHRIMP supports a hand-over-hand model with a long lever arm. (eprint Apr 29, 2005; Biophys. J., 89(1): 413-7, July 2005 ).
  82. Takeshi Sakamoto, Ahmet Yildiz, Paul R. Selvin, and James R. Sellers. Step-size is Determined by Neck Length in Myosin V. Biochemistry. 2005 Dec 13;44(49):16203-16210.
  83. David J. Posson, Pinghua Ge, Christopher Miller, Francisco Bezanilla & Paul R. Selvin. Small vertical movement of a K+ channel voltage-sensor measured with luminescence energy transfer. Nature, 436, 848-851(2005).
  84. Paul R. Selvin: Walk like a molecular motor, The Scientist, Vol. 19, June 20, 2005. {journal cover}
  85. Jeff G. Reifenberger, Pinghua Ge, Paul R. Selvin: Progress in Lanthanides as Luminescent Probes. Annual Reviews in Fluorescence. Editors: Geddes, C.D., Lakowicz, J.R., Springer (2005).
  86. Comert Kural, Hwajin Kim, Sheyum Syed, Gohta Goshima, Vladimir I. Gelfand, Paul R. Selvin. Kinesin & Dynein Move a Peroxisome In Vivo: A Tug-of-War or Coordinated Movement? (PDF) (Science Express, April 7, 2005; Science, 308, 1469-1472(2005)).{supplemental material}{Kural Article}{supplemental material- Nature Reviews}{JCB}{Biophotonics International article, June 2005}
  87. Ahmet Yildiz, Paul R.Selvin. Fluorescence Imaging with One Nanometer Accuracy (FIONA): Application to Molecular Motors. Accounts of Chemical Research,38(7), 574-82 (2005)
  88. Ahmet Yildiz, Paul R.Selvin. Kinesin: walking, crawling, or sliding along? Trends in Cell Biology, 15, 112-120(2005).
  89. Hyokeun Park, George Hanson, Steven Duff, Paul Selvin. Nanometer Localization of Single ReAsH Molecules. Journal of Microscopy, 216, 199-205(2004).
  90. Pinghua Ge and Paul R. Selvin. Carbostyril derivatives as antenna molecules for luminescent lanthanide chelates. Bioconjugate, Chem. 2004, 15, 1088-1094 (2004).
  91. Gregory E. Snyder, Takeshi Sakamoto, John A. Hammer, III, James R.Sellers, and Paul R. Selvin. Nanometer Localization of Single Green Fluorescent Proteins: Evidence that Myosin V Walks Hand-Over-Hand via Telemark Configuration Biophys. J., 87: 1776-1783 (2004).
  92. Ahmet Yildiz, Hyokeun Park, Dan Safer, Zhaohui Yang, Li-Qiong Chen, Paul R.Selvin & H. Lee Sweeney. Myosin VI steps via a hand-over-hand mechanism with its lever arm undergoing fluctuations when attached to actin. J. Biol. Chem., 279: 37223-37226 (2004).{UIUC College of Engineering Link}{journal cover}
  93. Matthew P. Gordon, Taekjip Ha, Paul R. Selvin: Single Molecule High Resolution Imaging with Photobleaching, P.N.A.S. 101: 6462-6465 (2004). {general description}
  94. Ahmet Yildiz, Michio Tomishige, Ronald D. Vale, Paul R. Selvin. Kinesin Walks Hand-Over-Hand. Science, 303, 676-678 (2004). {UIUC Physics Link}, {supporting online materials}
  95. Jeff Reifenberger, Gregory E. Snyder, Gordon A. Baym, Paul R. Selvin: Emission Polarization Properties of Europium and Terbium Chelates. J. Phys. Chem B , 107, 12862-12873 (2003).
  96. Tania Chakrabarty, Chris Yengo, Corry Baldacchino, Li-Qiong Chen, H. Lee Sweeney, Paul R. Selvin: Does the S2 rod of Myosin II uncoil upon two-headed binding to actin? A zippered HMM study. Biochemistry, 42, 12886-12892 (2003).
  97. Pinghua Ge, Paul R. Selvin: Thiol-reactive Lanthanide Chelates, II. Bioconjugate Chem., 14, 870-876 (2003).
  98. Ahmet Yildiz, Joseph N. Forkey, Sean A. McKinney, Taekjip Ha, Yale E. Goldman, Paul R. Selvin. Myosin V walks hand-over-hand: Single fluorophore imaging with 1.5 nm localization. Science, 300 (5628) 2061-2065 (online June 5, 2003; in print June 27, 2003). {supporting online materials}, {movie}, {perspective}, {cover illustration}{UIUC Physics link}, {}. Science Breakthrough Runner-Up, Science, 2003
  99. Ming Xiao, Jeffrey G. Reifenberger, Amber L Wells, Li-Qiong Chen, Pinghua Ge, H. Lee Sweeney, Paul R. Selvin: An Actin-dependent conformational change in myosin. Nature Structural Biology, 10, 402-408 (May, 2003).
  100. Paul R. Selvin: “Lanthanide-labeled DNA” in Topics in Fluorescence Spectroscopy, Vol 7, 177-212,  Joseph Lakowicz, ed., Kluwer Academic/Plenum, New York (2003).
  101. Matthew P. Gordon, Paul R. Selvin: A Microcontroller-Based Failsafe for Single Photon Counting Modules. Rev. Sci. Instruments, 74(2), 1150-1152 (2003). [SOURCE CODE] [Reprinted in Virtual Journal of Biological Physics Research, Feb. 1, 2003,]
  102. Paul R. Selvin: Lighting up Single Ion Channels, Biophys. J.  “New and Notable” Commentary, 84, 1-2 (2003).
  103. Michael D. Purdy, Pinghua Ge, Jiyan Chen,  Paul R. Selvin  and  Michael C. Wiener: Thiol-reactive lanthanide chelates for  phasing of  protein x-ray diffraction data, Acta Crystallographica Section D (58: 1111-1117 (2002).
  104. Paul R. Selvin: Principles and Biophysical Applications of Luminescent Lanthanide Probes, Annual Review of Biophysics and Biomolecular Structure. Vol. 31, pp. 275-302, (2002).
  105. Tania Chakrabarty, Ming Xiao, Roger Cooke, Paul R. Selvin: Holding two heads together: Stability of the Myosin II rod measured by resonance energy transfer between the heads. Proc. Nat’l. Acad. Sci., USA,  99: 6011-6016 (2002).
  106. Ming Xiao and Paul R. Selvin: Quantum yields of luminescent lanthanide chelates and far-red dyes measured by resonance energy transfer. J. Amer. Chem. Soc. 123 (29), 7067-7073 (2001).
  107. Paul R. Selvin: The renaissance of fluorescence resonance energy transfer (invited review). Nature Structural Biology 7(9), 730-734 (2000).
  108. Jiyan Chen, Paul R. Selvin: Synthesis of 7-Amino-4-trifluoromethyl-2-(1H)-quinolinone and its Use as an Antenna Molecule for Luminescent Europium Polyaminocarboxylates Chelates. Photochem. Photobio. A: Chemistry, 135, 27-32 (2000).
  109. Jiyan Chen, Paul R. Selvin: Lifetime and color-tailored fluorophores in the micro- to milli-second time regime. J. Amer. Chem. Soc. 122(4) 657-660 (2000).
  110. Albert Cha, Gregory E. Snyder, Paul R. Selvin, Francisco Bezanilla: Atomic scale movement of the voltage sensing region in a potassium channel measured via spectroscopy. Nature 402,  809-813 (1999).
  111. Ming Xiao, Paul R. Selvin: An Improved Instrument for Measuring Time-resolved Lanthanide Emission and Resonance Energy Transfer. Review of Scientific Instruments 70 (10), 3877-3881 (1999).
  112. Elise Burmeister Getz, Ming Xiao, Tania Chakrabarty, Roger Cooke, Paul R. Selvin: A Comparison Between the Sulfhydryl Reductants Tris(2-carboxyethyl)phosphine and Dithiothreitol for use in Protein Biochemistry. Analytical Biochemistry 273 (10) 73-80 (1999).
  113. Jiyan Chen, Paul R. Selvin: Thiol-reactive Luminescent Chelates of Terbium and Europium. Bioconjugate Chemistry 10 (2), 311 -315 (1999).
  114. Paul R. Selvin: “Luminescent Lanthanide Chelates for Improved Resonance Energy Transfer and Applications to Biology” in Applied Fluorescence in Chemistry, Biology and Medicine, edited by W. Rettig, B. Strehmenl, S. Schrader, Springer Verlag, pp 457-487 (1999).
  115. Ming Xiao, Handong Li, Gregory E. Snyder, Roger Cooke, Ralph G. Yount, Paul R. Selvin: Conformational Changes between the Active-site and Regulatory Light Chain of Myosin as Determined by Luminescence Resonance Energy Transfers: The effect of nucleotides and actin. Proc. Nat’l Acad. Sci., USA. 95, 15309-15314 (1998).
  116. Elise Burmeister Getz, Roger Cooke, Paul R. Selvin: Luminescence Resonance Energy Transfer Measurements in Myosin. Biophysical J. 74 (5) 2451-2458 (1998).
  117. Gyorgy Vereb, Elisabeth Jares-Erijman, Paul R. Selvin, Thomas M. Jovin: Temporally and Spectrally Resolved Imaging Microscopy of Lanthanide Chelates. Biophysical J. 74 (5) 2210-2222 (1998).
  118. Taekjip Ha, Thilo Enderle, Daniel S. Chemla, Paul R. Selvin, Shimon Weiss: Quantum Jumps of Single Molecules at Room Temperature. Chem. Phys. Letters 271, 1-5 (1997).
  119. Min Li, Paul R. Selvin: Amine-reactive Forms of a Luminescent DTPA Chelate of Terbium and Europium: Attachment to DNA and Energy Transfer Measurements. Bioconjugate Chemistry 8 (2), 127-132 (1997).
  120. Paul R. Selvin: Lanthanide-based Resonance Energy Transfer. IEEE J. of Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics: “Lasers in Biology” 2 (4), 1077-1087 (1996).
  121. Taekjip Ha, Thilo Enderle, Daniel S. Chemla, Paul R. Selvin, Shimon Weiss: Single Molecule Dynamics Studied by Polarization Modulation. Physical Review Letters 77 (19), 3979-3982 (1996).
  122. Taekjip Ha, Thilo Enderle, D. Frank Ogletree, Daniel S. Chemla, Paul R. Selvin, Shimon Weiss: Probing the Interaction between Two Single Molecules: Fluorescence Resonance Energy Transfer between a Single Donor and a Single Acceptor Molecule. Proc. Nat. Acad of Sci. 93 (13), 6264-6268 (1996).
  123. Paul R. Selvin, Jaru Jancarik, Min Li, Li-Wei Hung: Crystal Structure and Spectroscopic Characterization of a Luminescent Europium Chelate.   Inorganic Chemistry 35, 700-705 (1996).
  124. Min Li, Paul R. Selvin: Luminescent Lanthanide Polyaminocarboxylate Chelates: The Effect of Chelate Structure. J. of the American Chemical Soc. 117, 8132-8138 (1995).
  125. Paul R. Selvin: “Fluorescence Resonance Energy Transfer,” in Methods in Enzymology (Vol. 246, Biochemical Spectroscopy, ed. Kenneth Sauer) Ch 13, 300-334 (1995).
  126. Paul R. Selvin, Tariq, M. Rana, John E. Hearst: Luminescence Resonance Energy Transfer.  J. of the American Chemical Soc., Communication to the Editor, 116, 6029-6030 (1994).
  127. Paul R. Selvin, John E. Hearst: Luminescence Energy Transfer Using a Terbium Chelate: Improvements on Fluorescence Energy Transfer.  Proc. Nat. Acad. of Sci. 91, 10024-10028 (1994).
  128. Paul R. Selvin, David N. Cook, Ning G. Pon, William R. Bauer, Melvin P. Klein, John E. Hearst: Torsional Rigidity of Positively and Negatively Supercoiled DNA. Science 255, 82-85 (1992).
  129. Paul R. Selvin, Bethe A. Scalettar, John P. Langmore, Daniel Axelrod, Melvin P. Klein, John E. Hearst: A Polarized Photobleaching Study of Chromatin Reorientation in Intact Nuclei.  J. of Molecular Biology 214, 911-922 (1990).
  130. Bethe A. Scalettar, Paul R. Selvin, Daniel Axelrod, Melvin P. Klein, John E. Hearst: A Polarized Photobleaching Study of DNA Reorientation in Agarose Gels.  Biochemistry 29, 4790-4798 (1990).
  131. Bethe A. Scalettar, Paul R. Selvin, Daniel Axelrod, John E. Hearst, Melvin P. Klein: A Fluorescence Photobleaching Study of the Microsecond Reorientation of DNA. Biophysical J. 53, 215-226 (1988).
  132. Marshall D. Graham, Paul R. Selvin: Separation of Lanthanide-Binding Cells. IEEE Transactions on Magnetics 18 (6), 1523-1525 (1982).

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