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Travis Steven Walton, Ph.D.


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  1. Duzdevich D, Carr CE, Ding D, Zhang SJ, Walton TS, Szostak JW. Competition between bridged dinucleotides and activated mononucleotides determines the error frequency of nonenzymatic RNA primer extension. Nucleic Acids Res. 2021 04 19; 49(7):3681-3691. PMID: 33744957.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Cells
  2. Walton T, Wu H, Brown A. Structure of a microtubule-bound axonemal dynein. Nat Commun. 2021 01 20; 12(1):477. PMID: 33473120.
    Citations: 9     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
  3. Walton T, DasGupta S, Duzdevich D, Oh SS, Szostak JW. In vitro selection of ribozyme ligases that use prebiotically plausible 2-aminoimidazole-activated substrates. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2020 03 17; 117(11):5741-5748. PMID: 32123094.
    Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:Cells
  4. Walton T, Zhang W, Li L, Tam CP, Szostak JW. The Mechanism of Nonenzymatic Template Copying with Imidazole-Activated Nucleotides. Angew Chem Int Ed Engl. 2019 08 05; 58(32):10812-10819. PMID: 30908802.
    Citations: 7     Fields:    
  5. Walton T, Pazienza L, Szostak JW. Template-Directed Catalysis of a Multistep Reaction Pathway for Nonenzymatic RNA Primer Extension. Biochemistry. 2019 02 12; 58(6):755-762. PMID: 30566332.
    Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:Cells
  6. Zhang W, Walton T, Li L, Szostak JW. Crystallographic observation of nonenzymatic RNA primer extension. Elife. 2018 05 31; 7. PMID: 29851379.
    Citations: 11     Fields:    Translation:Cells
  7. Tam CP, Zhou L, Fahrenbach AC, Zhang W, Walton T, Szostak JW. Synthesis of a Nonhydrolyzable Nucleotide Phosphoroimidazolide Analogue That Catalyzes Nonenzymatic RNA Primer Extension. J Am Chem Soc. 2018 01 17; 140(2):783-792. PMID: 29251930; PMCID: PMC6326531.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Cells
  8. Walton T, Szostak JW. A Kinetic Model of Nonenzymatic RNA Polymerization by Cytidine-5'-phosphoro-2-aminoimidazolide. Biochemistry. 2017 10 31; 56(43):5739-5747. PMID: 29022704; PMCID: PMC6340129.
    Citations: 19     Fields:    
  9. Zhang W, Tam CP, Walton T, Fahrenbach AC, Birrane G, Szostak JW. Insight into the mechanism of nonenzymatic RNA primer extension from the structure of an RNA-GpppG complex. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2017 07 18; 114(29):7659-7664. PMID: 28673998; PMCID: PMC5530681.
    Citations: 14     Fields:    Translation:Cells
  10. Walton T, Szostak JW. A Highly Reactive Imidazolium-Bridged Dinucleotide Intermediate in Nonenzymatic RNA Primer Extension. J Am Chem Soc. 2016 09 14; 138(36):11996-2002. PMID: 27552367; PMCID: PMC6326528.
    Citations: 38     Fields:    Translation:Cells
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.