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Demidenko AA, Lee J, Powers TR, Nibert ML. Effects of viscogens on RNA transcription inside reovirus particles. J Biol Chem 2011;286:29521-30.

Goodman RP, Ghabrial SA, Fichorova RN, Nibert ML. Trichomonasvirus: a new genus of protozoan viruses in the family Totiviridae. Arch Virol 2011;156:171-9.

Goodman RP, Freret TS, Kula T, Geller AM, Talkington MW, Tang-Fernandez V, Suciu O, Demidenko AA, Ghabrial SA, Beach DH, Singh BN, Fichorova RN, Nibert ML. Clinical isolates of Trichomonas vaginalis concurrently infected by strains of up to four Trichomonasvirus species (Family Totiviridae). J Virol 2011;85:4258-70.

Ivanovic T, Boulant S, Ehrlich M, Demidenko AA, Arnold MM, Kirchhausen T, Nibert ML. Recruitment of cellular clathrin to viral factories and disruption of clathrin-dependent trafficking. Traffic 2011;12:1179-95.

Li H, Havens WM, Nibert ML, Ghabrial SA. RNA sequence determinants of a coupled termination-reinitiation strategy for downstream open reading frame translation in Helminthosporium victoriae virus 190S and other victoriviruses (Family Totiviridae). J Virol 2011;85:7343-52.

Yan X, Parent KN, Goodman RP, Tang J, Shou J, Nibert ML, Duncan R, Baker TS. Virion structure of baboon reovirus, a fusogenic orthoreovirus that lacks an adhesion fiber. J Virol 2011;85:7483-95.


Dixit E, Boulant S, Zhang Y, Lee AS, Odendall C, Shum B, Hacohen N, Chen ZJ, Whelan SP, Fransen M, Nibert ML, Superti-Furga G, Kagan JC. Peroxisomes are signaling platforms for antiviral innate immunity. Cell. 2010;141:668-81.

Tang J, Ochoa WF, Li H, Havens WM, Nibert ML, Ghabrial SA, Baker TS. Structure of Fusarium poae virus 1 shows conserved and variable elements of partitivirus capsids and evolutionary relationships to picobirnavirus. J Struct Biol 2010;172:363-71.

Miller CL, Arnold MM, Broering TJ, Hastings CE, Nibert ML. Localization of mammalian orthoreovirus proteins to cytoplasmic factory-like structures via nonoverlapping regions of muNS. J Virol 2010;84:867-82.

Tang J, Pan J, Havens WM, Ochoa WF, Guu TS, Ghabrial SA, Nibert ML, Tao YJ, Baker TS. Backbone trace of partitivirus capsid protein from electron cryomicroscopy and homology modeling. Biophys J 2010;99:685-94.


Nibert ML, Woods KM, Upton SJ, Ghabrial SA. Cryspovirus: a new genus of protozoan viruses in the family Partitiviridae. Arch Virol 2009;154:1959-65.

Schmitz AM, Morrison MF, Agunwamba AO, Nibert ML, Lesser CF. Protein interaction platforms: visualization of interacting proteins in yeast. Nat Methods. 2009; 6:500-2.

Zhang L, Agosto MA, Ivanovic T, King DS, Nibert ML, Harrison SC. Requirements for the formation of membrane pores by the reovirus myristoylated mu1N peptide. J Virol. 2009; 83:7004-14.

Demidenko AA, Nibert ML. Probing the transcription mechanisms of reovirus cores with molecules that alter RNA duplex stability. J Virol. 2009; 83:5659-70.

Pan J, Dong L, Lin L, Ochoa WF, Sinkovits RS, Havens WM, Nibert ML, Baker TS, Ghabrial SA, Tao YJ. Atomic structure reveals the unique capsid organization of a dsRNA virus. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 2009; 106:4225-30.

Ghabrial SA, Nibert ML. Victorivirus, a new genus of fungal viruses in the family Totiviridae.
Arch Virol. 2009; 154:373-9.


Lu X, McDonald SM, Tortorici MA, Tao YJ, Vasquez-Del Carpio R, Nibert ML, Patton JT, Harrison SC. Mechanism for coordinated RNA packaging and genome replication by rotavirus polymerase VP1. Structure 2008; 16:1678-88.

Tang J, Ochoa WF, Sinkovits RS, Poulos BT, Ghabrial SA, Lightner DV, Baker TS, Nibert ML. Infectious myonecrosis virus has a totivirus-like, 120-subunit capsid, but with fiber complexes at the fivefold axes. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 2008; 105:17526-31.

Agosto MA, Myers KS, Ivanovic T, Nibert ML. A positive-feedback mechanism promotes reovirus particle conversion to the intermediate associated with membrane penetration. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 2008; 105:10571-6.

Ochoa WF, Havens WM, Sinkovits RS, Nibert ML, Ghabrial SA, Baker TS. Partitivirus structure reveals a 120-subunit, helix-rich capsid with distinctive surface arches formed by quasisymmetric coat-protein dimers. Structure 2008; 16:776-86.

Arnold MM, Murray KE, Nibert ML. Formation of the factory matrix is an important, though not a sufficient function of nonstructural protein muNS during reovirus infection. Virology 2008; 375:412-23.

Ivanovic T, Agosto MA, Zhang L, Chandran K, Harrison SC, Nibert ML. Peptides released from reovirus outer capsid form membrane pores that recruit virus particles. EMBO J 2008; 27:1289-98.

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Nguyen CL, Eichwald C, Nibert ML, Münger K. Human papillomavirus type 16 E7 oncoprotein associates with the centrosomal component gamma-tubulin. J Virol 2007; 81:13533-43.

Agosto MA, Middleton JK, Freimont EC, Yin J, Nibert ML. Thermolabilizing pseudoreversions in reovirus outer-capsid protein mu1 rescue the entry defect conferred by a thermostabilizing mutation. J Virol 2007; 81:7400-9.

Carvalho J, Arnold MM, Nibert ML. Silencing and complementation of reovirus core protein mu2: functional correlations with mu2-microtubule association and differences between virus- and plasmid-derived mu2. Virology 2007; 364:301-16.

Nibert ML. '2A-like' and 'shifty heptamer' motifs in penaeid shrimp infectious myonecrosis virus, a monosegmented double-stranded RNA virus. J Gen Virol 2007; 88:1315-8.

Miller CL, Arnold MM, Broering TJ, Eichwald C, Kim J, Dinoso JB, Nibert ML. Virus-derived platforms for visualizing protein associations inside cells. Mol Cell Proteomics 2007; 6:1027-38.

Murray KE, Nibert ML. Guanidine hydrochloride inhibits mammalian orthoreovirus growth by reversibly blocking the synthesis of double-stranded RNA. J Virol 2007; 81:4572-84.

Ivanovic T, Agosto MA, Chandran K, Nibert ML. A role for molecular chaperone Hsc70 in reovirus outer capsid disassembly. J Biol Chem 2007; 282:12210-9.

Middleton JK, Agosto MA, Severson TF, Yin J, Nibert ML. Thermostabilizing mutations in reovirus outer-capsid protein mu1 selected by heat inactivation of infectious subvirion particles. Virology 2007; 361:412-25.

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Schiff LA, Nibert ML, Tyler KL. Reoviruses. In: Knipe DM, Howley PM, editors-in-chief. Fields Virology. 4th ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2006. Also In: Knipe DM, Howley PM, editors-in-chief. Fundamental Virology. 4th ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2006.

Agosto MA, Ivanovic T, Nibert ML. Mammalian reovirus, a nonfusogenic nonenveloped virus, forms size-selective pores in a model membrane. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 2006; 103:16496-501.

Zhang L, Chandran K, Nibert ML, Harrison SC. Reovirus mu1 structural rearrangements that mediate membrane penetration. J Virol 2006; 80:12367-76.

Coffey CM, Sheh A, Kim IS, Chandran K, Nibert ML, Parker JSL. Reovirus outer capsid protein mu1 induces apoptosis and associates with lipid droplets, endoplasmic reticulum, and mitochondria. J Virol 2006; 80:8422-38.

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Zhang X, Tang J, Walker SB, O'Hara D, Nibert ML, Duncan R, Baker TS. Structure of avian orthoreovirus virion by electron cryomicroscopy and image reconstruction. Virology 2005; 343:25-35.

Zhang X, Ji Y, Zhang L, Harrison SC, Marinescu DC, Nibert ML, Baker TS. Features of reovirus outer-capsid protein mu1 revealed by electron cryomicroscopy and image reconstruction of the virion at 7.0-Å resolution. Structure 2005; 13:1545-57.

Broering TJ, Arnold MM, Miller CL, Hurt JA, Joyce PL, Nibert ML. Carboxyl-proximal regions of reovirus nonstructural protein muNS necessary and sufficient for forming factory-like inclusions. J Virol 2005; 79:6194-206.

Nibert ML, Odegard AL, Agosto MA, Chandran K, Schiff LA. Putative autocleavage of reovirus mu1 protein in concert with outer-capsid disassembly and activation for membrane permeabilization. J Mol Biol 2005; 345:461-74.

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Yin P, Keirstead ND, Broering TJ, Arnold MM, Parker JSL, Nibert ML, Coombs KM. Comparisons of the M1 genome segments and encoded mu2 proteins of different reovirus isolates. Virol J (BMC) 2004; 1:6.

Helander A, Miller CL, Myers KS, Neutra MR, Nibert ML. Protective immunoglobulin A and G antibodies bind to overlapping intersubunit epitopes in the head domain of type 1 reovirus adhesin sigma1. J Virol 2004; 78:10695-705.

Miller CL, Parker JSL, Dinoso JB, Piggott CDS, Perron MJ, Nibert ML. Increased ubiquitination and other covariant phenotypes attributed to a strain- and temperature-dependent defect of reovirus core protein mu2. J Virol 2004; 78:10291-302.

Ehrlich M, Boll W, Van Oijen A, Hariharan R, Chandran K, Nibert ML, Kirchhausen T. Endocytosis by random initiation and stabilization of clathrin-coated pits. Cell 2004; 118:591-605.

Odegard AL, Chandran K, Zhang X, Baker TS, Nibert ML. Putative autocleavage of outer capsid protein mu1, allowing release of myristoylated peptide mu1N during particle uncoating, is critical for cell entry by reovirus. J Virol 2004; 78:8732-45.

Nibert ML, Kim J. Conserved sequence motifs for nucleoside triphosphate binding unique to turreted Reoviridae members and coltiviruses. J Virol 2004; 78:5528-30.

Kim J, Tao Y, Reinisch KM, Harrison SC, Nibert ML. Orthoreovirus and aquareovirus core proteins: conserved enzymatic surfaces but not protein-protein interfaces. Virus Res 2004;101:15-28.

Broering TJ, Kim J, Miller CL, Piggott CDS, Dinoso JB, Nibert ML, Parker JSL. Reovirus nonstructural protein muNS recruits viral core surface proteins and entering core particles to factory-like inclusions. J Virol 2004;78:1882-92.

Hutchings AB, Helander A, Silvey KJ, Chandran K, Lucas WT, Nibert ML, Neutra MR. Secretory IgA antibodies against the sigma1 outer capsid protein of reovirus type 1 Lang prevent infection of mouse Peyer's patches. J Virol 2004;78:947-57.

Golden JW, Bahe JA, Lucas WT, Nibert ML, Schiff LA. Cathepsin S supports acid-independent infection by some reoviruses. J Biol Chem 2004;279:8547-57.

Kim J, Parker JSL, Murray KE, Nibert ML. Nucleoside and RNA triphosphatase activities of Orthoreovirus transcriptase cofactor mu2. J Biol Chem 2004;279:4394-403.

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Zhang X, Walker SB, Chipman PR, Nibert ML, Baker TS. Reovirus polymerase lambda3 localized by electron cryomicroscopy of virions at 7.6-angstrom resolution. Nat Struct Biol 2003; 10:1011-8.

Chandran K, Parker JSL, Ehrlich M, Kirchhausen T, Nibert ML. The delta region of outer-capsid protein mu1 undergoes conformational change and release from reovirus particles during cell entry. J Virol 2003; 77:13361-75.

Chandran K, Nibert ML. Animal cell invasion by a large nonenveloped virus: reovirus delivers the goods. Trends Microbiol 2003;11:374-82 (cover image).

Tortorici MA, Broering TJ, Nibert ML, Patton JT. Template recognition and formation of initiation complexes by the replicase of a segmented double-stranded RNA virus. J Biol Chem 2003;278:32673-82.

Helander A, Silvey KJ, Mantis NJ, Hutchings AB, Chandran K, Lucas WT, Nibert ML, Neutra MR. The viral sigma1 protein and glycoconjugates containing alpha2-3-linked sialic acid are involved in type 1 reovirus adherence to M cell apical surfaces. J Virol 2003; 77: 7964-77.

Nibert ML, Baker TS. CPV, a stable and symmetrical machine for mRNA synthesis (Preview). Structure 2003; 11: 605-607.

Odegard AL, Chandran K, Liemann S, Harrison SC, Nibert ML. Disulfide bonding among mu1 trimers in mammalian reovirus outer capsid: a late and reversible step in virion morphogenesis. J Virol 2003;77: 5389-400.

Miller CL, Broering TJ, Parker JSL, Arnold MM, Nibert ML. Reovirus sigmaNS protein localizes to inclusions through an association requiring the muNS amino terminus. J Virol 2003;77:4566-76 (cover image).

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Tao Y, Farsetta DL, Nibert ML, Harrison SC. RNA synthesis in a cage - structural studies of reovirus polymerase lambda3. Cell 2002; 111:733-45.

Kim J, Zhang X, Centonze VE, Bowman VD, Noble S, Baker TS, Nibert ML. The hydrophilic amino-terminal arm of reovirus core-shell protein lambda1 is dispensable for particle assembly. J Virol 2002; 76:12211-22.

Chandran K, Farsetta DL, Nibert ML. Strategy for nonenveloped virus entry: a hydrophobic conformer of the reovirus membrane-penetration protein mu1 mediates membrane disruption. J Virol 2002; 76:9920-33.

Broering TJ, Parker JSL, Joyce PL, Kim J, Nibert ML. Mammalian reovirus nonstructural protein muNS forms large inclusions and colocalizes with reovirus microtubule-associated protein mu2 in transfected cells. J Virol 2002; 76:8285-8297. (cover image)

Luongo CL, Zhang X, Walker SB, Chen Y, Broering TJ, Farsetta DL, Bowman VD, Baker TS, Nibert ML. Loss of activities for mRNA synthesis accompanies loss of lambda2 spikes from reovirus cores: an effect of lambda2 on lambda1 shell structure. Virology 2002; 296:24-38.

Jané-Valbuena J, Breun LA, Schiff LA, Nibert ML. Sites and determinants of early cleavages in the proteolytic processing pathway of reovirus surface protein sigma3. J Virol 2002; 76:5184-5197.

Parker JSL, Broering TJ, Kim J, Higgins DE, Nibert ML. Reovirus core protein mu2 determines the filamentous morphology of viral inclusion bodies by interacting with and stabilizing microtubules. J Virol 2002; 76:4483-4496.

Nibert ML, Duncan R. Genus Orthoreovirus. In: Tidona CA, Darai G. The Springer Index of Viruses. Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag; 2002. In press.

Nibert, ML. Rotavirus translation control protein takes RNA to heart. Structure 2002; 10:129-130.

Liemann S, Chandran K, Baker TS, Nibert ML, Harrison SC. Structure of the reovirus membrane penetration protein, mu1, in a complex with its protector protein, sigma3. Cell 2002; 108:283-295.

Middleton JK, Severson TF, Chandran K, Gillian AL, Yin J, Nibert ML. Thermostability of reovirus disassembly intermediates (ISVPs) correlates with genetic, biochemical, and thermodynamic properties of major surface protein mu1. J Virol 2002; 76:1051-1061.

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Breun LA, Broering TJ, McCutcheon AM, Harrison SJ, Luongo CL, Nibert ML. Mammalian reovirus L2 gene and lambda2 core spike protein sequences and whole genome comparisons of reoviruses Type 1 Lang, Type 2 Jones, and Type 3 Dearing. Virology 2001; 287:333-348.

Nibert ML, Schiff LA. Reoviruses and their replication. In: Knipe DM, Howley PM, editors-in-chief. Fields Virology. 4th ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott-Raven Press; 2001. p. 1679-1728. Also In: Knipe DM, Howley PM, editors-in-chief. Fundamental Virology. 4th ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott-Raven Press; 2001. p. 793-842.

Chandran K, Zhang X, Olson NH, Walker SB, Chappell JD, Dermody TS, Baker TS, Nibert ML. Complete in vitro assembly of the reovirus outer capsid produces highly infectious particles suitable for genetic studies of the receptor binding protein. J Virol 2001;75:5335-5342.

Olland AM, Jané-Valbuena J, Schiff LA, Nibert ML, Harrison SC. Structure of the reovirus outer capsid and dsRNA binding protein sigma3 at 1.8 Å resolution. EMBO J 2001; 20:979-989.

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Farsetta DL, Chandran K, Nibert ML. Transcriptional activities of reovirus RNA polymerase in recoated cores. Initiation and elongation are regulated by separate mechanisms. J Biol Chem 2000;275:39693 701.

Gillian AL, Schmechel SC, Livny J, Schiff LA, Nibert ML. Reovirus nonstructural protein sigmaNS binds in multiple copies to single-stranded RNA and shares properties with single-stranded DNA binding proteins. J Virol 2000;74:5939-48.

Broering TJ, McCutcheon AM, Centonze VE, Nibert ML. Reovirus nonstructural protein muNS binds to core particles but does not inhibit their transcription and capping activities. J Virol 2000;74:5516-24.

Luongo CL, Reinisch KM, Harrison SC, Nibert ML. Identification of the mRNA guanylyl transferase region and active site in reovirus lambda2 protein. J Biol Chem 2000;275:2804-10.

Reinisch KM, Nibert ML, Harrison SC. Structure of the reovirus core at 3.6 Å resolution. Nature 2000;404: 960-7.

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Chen D, Luongo CL, Nibert ML, Patton JT. Rotavirus open cores catalyze 5'-capping and methylation of exogenous RNA: evidence that VP3 is a methyltransferase. Virology 1999;264:120-30.

McCutcheon AM, Broering TJ, Nibert ML. Mammalian reovirus M3 gene sequences and conservation of coiled-coil motifs near the carboxyl terminus of the muNS protein. Virology 1999;264:16-24.

Harrison SJ, Farsetta DL, Kim J, Noble S, Broering TJ, Nibert ML. Mammalian reovirus L3 gene sequences and evidence for a distinct amino-terminal region of the lambda1 protein. Virology 1999;258:54-64.

Chandran K, Walker SB, Chen Y, Contreras CM, Schiff LA, Baker, T.S, Nibert ML. In vitro recoating of reovirus cores with baculovirus-expressed outer-capsid proteins mu1 and sigma3. J Virol 1999; 73:3941-50.

Jané-Valbuena J, Nibert ML, Spencer SM, Walker SB, Baker TS, Chen Y, Centonze VE, Schiff LA. Reovirus virion-like particles obtained by recoating ISVPs with baculovirus-expressed sigma3 protein: an approach for analyzing sigma3 functions in virus entry. J Virol 1999;73:2963-73.

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Chappell JD, Barton ES, Smith TH, Baer GS, Duong DT, Nibert ML, Dermody TS. Susceptibility of the reovirus attachment protein to cleavage during proteolytic processing of virions is determined by a sequence polymorphism in the neck region. J Virol 1998;72:8205-13.

Nibert ML. Structure of mammalian orthoreovirus particles. Curr Top Microbiol Immunol 1998;238I:1-30 (cover images).

Kothandaraman S, Hebert MC, Raines RT, Nibert ML. No required role for pepstatin A-sensitive aspartic proteinases in reovirus infections of L or MDCK cells. Virology 1998;251:264-72.

Luongo CL, Contreras CM, Farsetta DL, Nibert ML. Binding site for S-adenosyl-L-methionine in a central region of mammalian orthoreovirus lambda2 protein. Evidence for activities in mRNA cap methylation. J Biol. Chem 1998;273:23773-80.

Dryden KA, Farsetta DL, Wang G, Keegan JM, Fields BN, Baker TS, Nibert ML. Internal structures containing transcriptase-related proteins in top component particles of mammalian orthoreovirus. Virology 1998;245:33-46.

Chandran K, Nibert ML. Protease cleavage of reovirus capsid protein mu1/mu1C is blocked by alkyl sulfate detergents, yielding a new type of infectious subvirion particle. J Virol 1998;72:467-75.

Gillian AL, Nibert ML. Amino terminus of reovirus nonstructural protein sigmaNS is important for ssRNA binding and large complex formation. Virology 1998;239:1-11.

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Spencer SM, Sgro J-Y, Dryden KA, Baker TS, Nibert ML. IRIS Explorer software for radial-depth cueing reovirus particles and other macromolecular structures determined by transmission cryoelectron microscopy and three-dimensional image reconstruction. J Struct Biol 1997;120:11-21 (cover image).

Luongo CL, Dryden KA, Farsetta DL, Margraf RL, Severson TF, Olson NH, Fields BN, Baker TS, Nibert ML. Localization of a C-terminal region of lambda2 in reovirus cores. J Virol 1997;71:8035-40.

Noble S, Nibert ML. Core protein mu2 is a second determinant of NTPase activities by reovirus cores. J Virol 1997;71:7728-35.

Noble S, Nibert ML. Characterization of an ATPase activity in reovirus cores and its genetic association with core-shell protein lambda1. J Virol 1997;71:2182-91.

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Nibert ML, Schiff LA, Fields BN. Reoviruses and their replication. In: Fields BN, Knipe DM, Howley PM, editors-in-chief. Fields Virology. 3rd ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott-Raven Press; 1996. p. 1557 96. Also In: Fields BN, Knipe DM, Howley PM, editors-in-chief. Fundamental Virology. 3rd ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott-Raven Press; 1996. p. 691-730.

Nibert ML, Margraf RL, Coombs KM. Nonrandom segregation of parental alleles in reovirus reassortants.J Virol 1996;70:7295-7300.

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Centonze VE, Chen,Y, Severson TF, Borisy GG, Nibert ML. Visualization of single reovirus particles by low-temperature, high-resolution cryo-scanning electron microscopy. J Struct Biol 1995;115:215 25.

Nibert ML, Chappell JD, Dermody TS. Infectious subvirion particles of reovirus type 3 Dearing exhibit a loss in infectivity and contain a cleaved sigma1 protein. J Virol 1995;69:5057-67.

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Nibert ML, Fields BN. Early steps in reovirus infection of cells. In: Wimmer E., editor. Cellular receptors of animal viruses. Cold Spring Harbor (NY): Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press; 1994. p. 341-64.

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Tosteson MT, Nibert ML, Fields BN. Ion channels induced in lipid bilayers by subvirion particles of the nonenveloped mammalian reoviruses. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 1993;90:10549-52.

Dryden, KA, Wang G, Baker TS, Yeager MA, Nibert ML, Coombs KM, Furlong DB, Fields BN. Early steps in reovirus infection are associated with dramatic changes in supramolecular structure and protein conformation: analysis of virions and subviral particles by cryoelectron microscopy and three-dimensional image analysis. J Cell Biol 1993;122:1023-42 (cover image).

Dermody TS, Nibert ML, Wetzel JD, Tong X, Fields BN. Cells and viruses with mutations affecting viral entry are selected during persistent infection of L cells by mammalian reoviruses. J Virol 1993;67:2055 63.

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Nibert ML, Fields BN. A carboxy-terminal fragment of protein mu1/mu1C is present in infectious subvirion particles of mammalian reoviruses and is proposed to have a role in penetration. J Virol 1992;66:6408-18.

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Nibert ML, Furlong DB, Fields BN. Mechanisms of viral pathogenesis: distinct forms of reoviruses and their roles during replication in cells and host. J Clin Invest 1991;88:727-34 (cover image).

Dermody TS, Schiff LA, Nibert ML, Coombs KM, Fields BN. S2 gene nucleotide sequences of prototype strains of the three reovirus serotypes: characterization of core protein sigma2. J Virol 1991;65:5721-31.

Nibert ML, Schiff LA, Fields BN. Mammalian reoviruses contain a myristoylated structural protein. J Virol 1991;65:1960-7.

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Dermody TS, Nibert ML, Bassel-Duby R, Fields BN. A sigma1 region important for hemagglutination by serotype 3 reovirus strains. J Virol 1990;64:5173-6.

Dermody TS, Nibert ML, Bassel-Duby R, Fields BN. Sequence diversity in S1 genes and S1 translation products of 11 serotype 3 reovirus strains. J Virol 1990;64:4842-50.

Fraser RDB, Furlong DB, Trus BL, Nibert ML, Fields BN, Steven AC. Molecular structure of the cell-attachment protein of reovirus: correlation of computer-processed electron micrographs with sequence based predictions. J Virol 1990;64:2990-3000.

Nibert ML, Dermody TS, Fields BN. Structure of the reovirus cell-attachment protein: a model for the domain organization of sigma1. J Virol 1990; 64:2976-89.

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Bodkin DK, Nibert ML, Fields BN. Proteolytic digestion of reovirus in the intestinal lumen of neonatal mice. J Virol 1989;63:4767-81.

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Schiff LA, Nibert ML, Fields BN. Characterization of a zinc blotting technique: evidence that a retroviral gag protein binds zinc. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 1988;85:4195-9.

Schiff LA, Nibert ML, Co MS, Brown EG, Fields BN. Distinct binding sites for zinc and double stranded RNA in the reovirus outer capsid protein sigma3. Molec Cell Biol 1988;8:273-83.

Jayasuriya AK, Nibert ML, Fields BN. Complete nucleotide sequence of the M2 gene segment of reovirus serotype 3 Dearing and analysis of its protein product mu1. Virology 1988;163:591-602.

Furlong DB, Nibert ML, Fields BN. Sigma 1 protein of mammalian reoviruses extends from the surfaces of viral particles. J Virol 1988;62:246-56.

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Bassel-Duby R, Nibert ML, Homcy CJ, Fields BN, Sawutz DG. Evidence that the sigma1 protein of reovirus serotype 3 is a multimer. J Virol 1987;61:1834-41.

Sturzenbecker LJ, Nibert M, Furlong D, Fields BN. Intracellular digestion of reovirus particles requires a low pH and is an essential step in the viral infectious cycle. J.Virol. 1987;61:2351-61.

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Brown EG, Nibert ML, Fields BN. The L2 gene of reovirus serotype 3 controls the capacity to interfere, accumulate deletions, and establish persistent infection. In: Compans RW, Bishop DHL, editors. Proceedings of the 1st International Symposium on Double-Stranded RNA Viruses. 1982 Feb; Saint Thomas, US Virgin Islands. New York: Elsevier Press; 1983. p. 275-87.

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