List of Publications:


  1. M. Koh, F. Nasertorabi, G.W. Han, R.C. Stevens ,P.G. Schultz (2017). Generation of an Orthogonal Protein-Protein Interface with a Noncanonical Amino Acid. J Am Chem Soc. 2017 Apr 26;139(16):5728-5731. PubMed >>


  1. R. Fromme, A. Ishchenko, M. Metz, S.R. Chowdhury, S. Basu, S. Boutet, P. Fromme, T.A. White, A. Barty, J.C. Spence, U. Weierstall, W. Liu, V. Cherezov (2015). Serial femtosecond crystallography of soluble proteins in lipidic cubic phase. IUCrJ. 2015 Aug 4;2(Pt 5):545-51. PubMed >>

  2. Y. Kang, X.E. Zhou, X. Gao, Y. He, W. Liu, A. Ishchenko, A. Barty, T.A. White, O. Yefanov, G.W. Han, Q. Xu, P.W. de Waal, J. Ke, M.H. Tan, C. Zhang, A. Moeller, G.M. West, B.D. Pascal, N. Van Eps, L.N. Caro, S.A. Vishnivetskiy, R.J. Lee, K.M. Suino-Powell, X. Gu, K. Pal, J. Ma, X. Zhi, S. Boutet, G.J. Williams, M. Messerschmidt, C. Gati, N.A. Zatsepin, D. Wang, D. James, S. Basu, S. Roy-Chowdhury, C.E. Conrad, J. Coe, H. Liu, S. Lisova, C. Kupitz, I. Grotjohann, R. Fromme, Y. Jiang, M. Tan, H. Yang, J. Li, M. Wang, Z. Zheng, D. Li, N. Howe, Y. Zhao, J. Standfuss, K. Diederichs, Y. Dong, C.S. Potter, B. Carragher, M. Caffrey, H. Jiang, H.N. Chapman, J.C. Spence, P. Fromme, U. Weierstall, O.P. Ernst, V. Katritch, V.V. Gurevich, P.R. Griffin, W.L. Hubbell, R.C. Stevens, V. Cherezov, K. Melcher, H.E. Xu (2015). Crystal structure of rhodopsin bound to arrestin by femtosecond X-ray laser. Nature. 2015 Jul 30;523(7562):561-7. PubMed >>

  3. H. Zhang, H. Unal, C. Gati, G.W. Han, W. Liu, N.A. Zatsepin, D. James, D. Wang, G. Nelson, U. Weierstall, M.R. Sawaya, Q. Xu, M. Messerschmidt, G.J. Williams, S. Boutet, O.M. Yefanov, T.A. White, C. Wang, A. Ishchenko, K.C. Tirupula, R. Desnoyer, J. Coe, C.E. Conrad, P. Fromme, R.C. Stevens, V. Katritch, S.S. Karnik, V. Cherezov (2015). Structure of the Angiotensin Receptor Revealed by Serial Femtosecond Crystallography. Cell May 7;161(4):833-44; PubMed >>

  4. A.D. Pearson, J.H. Mills, Y. Song, F. Nasertorabi, G.W. Han, D. Baker, R.C. Stevens, P.G. Schultz . (2015). Transition states. Trapping a transition state in a computationally designed protein bottle. Science. 2015 Feb 20;347(6224):863-7. PubMed >>

  5. L. Qin, I. Kufareva, L.G. Holden, C. Wang, Y. Zheng, C. Zhao, G. Fenalti, H. Wu, G.W. Han, V. Cherezov, R. Abagyan, R.C. Stevens, T.M. Handel (2015). Crystal structure of the chemokine receptor CXCR4 in complex with a viral chemokine. Science 347: 1117-1122; PubMed >>

  6. H. Xiao, F. Nasertorabi, S.H. Choi, G.W. Han, S.A. Reed, R.C. Stevens, P.G. Schultz. (2015). Exploring the potential impact of an expanded genetic code on protein function. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2015 Jun 2;112(22):6961-6. PubMed >>

  7. G.J. Forse, M.L. Uson, F. Nasertorabi, A. Kolatkar, I. Lamberto, E.B. Pasquale, P. Kuhn. (2015). Distinctive Structure of the EphA3/Ephrin-A5 Complex Reveals a Dual Mode of Eph Receptor Interaction for Ephrin-A5. PLoS One. 2015 May 20;10(5):e0127081. PubMed >>

  8. G. Fenalti, E.E. Abola, C. Wang, B. Wu, V. Cherezov (2015). Fluorescence recovery after photobleaching in Lipidic Cubic Phase (LCP-FRAP): a precrystallization assay for membrane proteins. Met Enzymol 557: 417-437; PubMed >>


  1. W. Liu, A. Ishchenko, V. Cherezov (2014). Preparation of microcrystals in lipidic cubic phase for serial femtosecond crystallography. Nat Protoc 9: 2123-2134; PubMed >>

  2. W. Liu, D. Wacker, C. Wang, E. Abola, V. Cherezov (2014). Femtosecond crystallography of membrane proteins in the lipidic cubic phase. Phil Trans R Soc B 369: 20130314; PubMed >>

  3. A. Ishchenko, E. Abola, V. Cherezov (2014). Lipidic Cubic Phase Technologies for Structural Studies of Membrane Proteins. in Membrane Protein Production for Structural Analysis, ed. I. Mus-Veteau, pages 289-314 (Springer); Link >>

  4. U. Weierstall, D. James, C. Wang, T.A. White, D. Wang, W. Liu, J.C. Spence, R.B. Doak, G. Nelson, P. Fromme, R. Fromme, I. Grotjohann, C. Kupitz, N.A. Zatsepin, H. Liu, S. Basu, D. Wacker, G.W. Han, V. Katritch, S. Boutet, M. Messerschmidt, G.J. Williams, J.E. Koglin, M.M. Seibert, M. Klinker, C. Gati, R.L., Shoeman, A. Barty, H.N. Chapman, R.A. Kirian, K.R. Beyerlein, R.C. Stevens, D. Li, S.T. Shah, N. Howe, M. Caffrey, V. Cherezov (2014). Lipidic cubic phase injector facilitates membrane protein serial femtosecond crystallography. Nat Commun 5: 3309; PubMed >>

  5. U.G. Fenalti, P.M. Giguere, V. Katritch, X.P. Huang, A.A. Thompson, V. Cherezov, B.L. Roth, R.C. Stevens (2014). Molecular control of delta-opioid receptor signalling. Nature 506: 191-196; PubMed >>


  1. W. Liu, D. Wacker, C. Gati, G.W. Han, D. James, D. Wang, G. Nelson, U. Weierstall, V. Katritch, A. Barty, N.A. Zatsepin, D. Li, M. Messerschmidt, S. Boutet, G.J. Williams, J.E. Koglin, M.M. Seibert, C. Wang, S.T.A. Shah, S. Basu, R. Fromme, C. Kupitz, K.N. Rendek, I. Grotjohann, P. Fromme, R.A. Kirian, K.R. Beyerlein, T.A. White, H.N. Chapman, M. Caffrey, J.C.H. Spence, R.C. Stevens, V. Cherezov (2013). Serial femtosecond crystallography of G protein-coupled receptors. Science 342: 1521-1524; PubMed >>


  1. V. Cherezov (2011). Lipidic cubic phase technologies for membrane protein structural studies. Curr Opin Struct Biol 21: 559-566; PubMed >>

  2. F. Xu, W.Liu, M. A. Hanson, R. C. Stevens and V. Cherezov (2011). Development of an automated high throughput LCP-FRAP assay to guide membrane protein crystallization in lipid mesophases. Cryst Growth Des 11: 1193-1201 PubMed >>

  3. W. Liu, and V. Cherezov (2011). Crystallization of membrane proteins in lipidic mesophases. J Vis Exp 49: e2501; PubMed >>


  1. D. J. Kissick, E. J. Gualtieri, G. J. Simpson and V. Cherezov (2010). Nonlinear optical imaging of integral membrane protein crystals in lipidic mesophases. Anal Chem 82: 491-7; PubMed >>


  1. M. Caffrey and V. Cherezov (2009). Crystallizing membrane proteins using lipidic mesophases Nat Protoc 4: 706-731 ; PubMed >>


  1. V. Cherezov and M. Caffrey (2007). Membrane protein crystallization in lipidic mesophases. A mechanism study using X-ray microdiffraction. Faraday Discuss. 2007;136:195-212; discussion 213-29. PubMed >>

  2. V. Cherezov, M. Caffrey (2007). Miniaturization and automation for high-throughput membrane protein crystallization in lipidic mesophases N. E. Chayen Protein crystallization strategies for structural genomics San Diego International University Line Link >>

  3. V. Cherezov, D. M. Rosenbaum, M. A. Hanson, S. G. Rasmussen, F. S. Thian, T. S. Kobilka, H. J. Choi, P. Kuhn, W. I. Weis, B. K. Kobilka and R. C. Stevens (2007). High-resolution crystal structure of an engineered human beta2-adrenergic G protein-coupled receptor. Science 318: 1258-65; PubMed >>


  1. V. Cherezov, J. Clogston, M. Z. Papiz and M. Caffrey (2006). Room to move: crystallizing membrane proteins in swollen lipidic mesophases J Mol Biol 357: 1605-18; PubMed >>


  1. V. Cherezov, A. Peddi, L. Muthusubramaniam, Y. F. Zheng and M. Caffrey (2004). A robotic system for crystallizing membrane and soluble proteins in lipidic mesophases Acta Crystallogr D Biol Crystallogr 60: 1795-807; PubMed >>