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Tatos Akopian, D.Sc., Ph.D.

TitleSenior Research Associate in Cell Biology
InstitutionHarvard Medical School
DepartmentCell Biology
AddressHarvard Medical School
Cell Biology Goldberg lab
240 Longwood Ave
Boston MA 02115
Phone617/432-1854
Fax617/432-1144

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  1. Raju RM, Unnikrishnan M, Rubin DH, Krishnamoorthy V, Kandror O, Akopian TN, Goldberg AL, Rubin EJ. Mycobacterium tuberculosis ClpP1 and ClpP2 function together in protein degradation and are required for viability in vitro and during infection. PLoS Pathog. 2012 Feb; 8(2):e1002511.
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  2. Akopian T, Kandror O, Raju RM, Unnikrishnan M, Rubin EJ, Goldberg AL. The active ClpP protease from M. tuberculosis is a complex composed of a heptameric ClpP1 and a ClpP2 ring. EMBO J. 2012 Mar 21; 31(6):1529-41.
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  3. Saric T, Beninga J, Graef CI, Akopian TN, Rock KL, Goldberg AL. Major histocompatibility complex class I-presented antigenic peptides are degraded in cytosolic extracts primarily by thimet oligopeptidase. J Biol Chem. 2001 Sep 28; 276(39):36474-81.
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  4. Kisselev AF, Akopian TN, Castillo V, Goldberg AL. Proteasome active sites allosterically regulate each other, suggesting a cyclical bite-chew mechanism for protein breakdown. Mol Cell. 1999 Sep; 4(3):395-402.
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  5. Kisselev AF, Akopian TN, Woo KM, Goldberg AL. The sizes of peptides generated from protein by mammalian 26 and 20 S proteasomes. Implications for understanding the degradative mechanism and antigen presentation. J Biol Chem. 1999 Feb 5; 274(6):3363-71.
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  6. Kisselev AF, Akopian TN, Goldberg AL. Range of sizes of peptide products generated during degradation of different proteins by archaeal proteasomes. J Biol Chem. 1998 Jan 23; 273(4):1982-9.
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  7. Craiu A, Akopian T, Goldberg A, Rock KL. Two distinct proteolytic processes in the generation of a major histocompatibility complex class I-presented peptide. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1997 Sep 30; 94(20):10850-5.
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  8. Craiu A, Gaczynska M, Akopian T, Gramm CF, Fenteany G, Goldberg AL, Rock KL. Lactacystin and clasto-lactacystin beta-lactone modify multiple proteasome beta-subunits and inhibit intracellular protein degradation and major histocompatibility complex class I antigen presentation. J Biol Chem. 1997 May 16; 272(20):13437-45.
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  9. Goldberg AL, Akopian TN, Kisselev AF, Lee DH. Protein degradation by the proteasome and dissection of its in vivo importance with synthetic inhibitors. Mol Biol Rep. 1997 Mar; 24(1-2):69-75.
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  10. Goldberg AL, Akopian TN, Kisselev AF, Lee DH, Rohrwild M. New insights into the mechanisms and importance of the proteasome in intracellular protein degradation. Biol Chem. 1997 Mar-Apr; 378(3-4):131-40.
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  11. Akopian TN, Kisselev AF, Goldberg AL. Processive degradation of proteins and other catalytic properties of the proteasome from Thermoplasma acidophilum. J Biol Chem. 1997 Jan 17; 272(3):1791-8.
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