Peer-reviewed publications

  1. The basal translation rate of authentic HIV-1 RNA is regulated by 5'UTR nt-pairings at junction of R and U5.
    Boeras I, Seufzer B, Brady S, Rendahl A, Heng X, Boris-Lawrie K.
    Scientific Reports, 2017 Jul 31;7(1):6902.
    doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-06883-9.
    PMID: 28761163
  2. Isolation of Cognate RNA-protein Complexes from Cells Using Oligonucleotide-directed Elution.
    Singh G, Fritz SM, Ranji A, Singh D, Boris-Lawrie K.
    J Vis Exp., 2017. Jan 16;(119).
    doi: 10.3791/54391.
    PMID: 28117770.
  3. DHX9/RHA Binding to the PBS Segment of the Genomic RNA during HIV-1 Assembly Bolsters Virion Infectivity.
    Boeras I, Song Z, Moran A, Franklin J, Brown WC, Johnson M, Boris-Lawrie K*, Heng X*.
    J Mol Biol., 2016 Apr 20. pii: S0022-2836(16)30070-5.
    doi: 10.1016/j.jmb.2016.04.011.
    PMID: 27107641.
    *Co-corresponding authors.
  4. Isolation of Cognate Cellular and Viral Ribonucleoprotein Complexes of HIV-1 RNA Applicable to Proteomic Discovery and Molecular Investigations.
    Singh D, Boeras I, Singh G, Boris-Lawrie, K.
    Methods Mol Biol., 2016. 1354:133-46.
    doi: 10.1007/978-1-4939-3046-3_9.
    PMID: 26714709.
  5. HIV-1 and two avian retroviral 5’ untranslated regions bind orthologous human and chicken RNA binding proteins.
    Stake M, Singh D, Singh G, Marcela Hernandez J, Kaddis Maldonado R, Parent LJ, Boris-Lawrie K.
    Virology, 2015. Dec;486:307-20.
    doi: 10.1016/j.virol.2015.06.001. Epub 2015 Nov 13.
    PMID: 2658424.
  6. The RNP’s of eukaryotic translation control.
    Fritz Sarah, Boris-Lawrie Kathleen.
    Trends in Cell & Molecular Biology, 2015. Vol 10, 105-130.
  7. Stress-Induced Isoforms of MDM2 and MDM4 correlate with high-grade disease and an altered splicing network in pediatric rhabdomyosarcoma.
    Jacob AG, O'Brien D, Singh RK, Comiskey DF Jr, Littleton RM, Mohammad F, Gladman JT, Widmann MC, Jeyaraj SC, Bolinger C, Anderson JR, Barkauskas DA, Boris-Lawrie K, Chandler DS.
    Neoplasia, 2013. 15:1049-1063.
  8. Cellular RNA helicases and HIV-1: insights from genome-wide, proteomic, and molecular studies.
    Chen CY, Liu X, Boris-Lawrie K, Sharma A, Jeang KT.
    Virus Research, 2013. 171(2):357-65.
    PMID: 22814432.
  9. Thriving under stress: selective translation of HIV-1 structural protein mRNA during Vpr-mediated impairment of eIF4E translation activity.
    Sharma A, Yilmaz A, Marsh K, Cochrane A, Boris-Lawrie K.
    PLoS Pathogens, 2012. 8(3):e1002612.
    doi: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1002612. PMID: 22457629.
    Featured in Faculty of 1000.
  10. Human and animal retroviruses: HIV-1 infection is a risk factor for malignancy
    Hayes, A. M. & Boris-Lawrie, K.
    Current Cancer Research, 2012.  Vol. 8, p. 585-611
    Book chapter
  11. Tat RNA silencing suppressor activity contributes to perturbation of lymphocyte miRNA by HIV-1.
    Hyes M, Qian S, Yu L, Boris-Lawrie K.
    Retrovirology, 2011. 8(1):3.
  12. Evidence that Lin28 stimulates translation by recruiting RNA helicase A to polysomes.
    Jin J, Jing W, Lei XX, Feng C, Peng S, Boris-Lawrie K, Huang Y.
    Nucleic Acids Research, 2011. 39(9):3724-34.
  13. Features of  double-stranded RNA-binding domains of RNA helicase A are necessary for selective recognition and translation of complex mRNAs.
    Ranji A, Shkriabai N, Kvaratskhelia M, Musier-Forsyth K, Boris-Lawrie K.
    Journal of Biological Chemistry, 2011. 286(7):5328-37.
    PMID: 21123178.
  14. RNA helicases: Emerging roles in viral replication and the host innate response.
    Ranji A, Boris-Lawrie K.
    RNA Biology, 2010. 7(6).
    PMID: 21173576.
  15. RNA helicase A modulates translation of HIV-1 and infectivity of progeny virions.
    *Bolinger C, *Sharma A, Singh D, Boris-Lawrie K.
    Nucleic Acids Research, 2010. 138(5):1686-1696.
    PMID: 20007598.
    *Co-first authors. Cover feature.
  16. NOD/SCID mouse model of canine T-cell lymphoma with humoral hypercalcaemia of malignancy: cytokine gene expression profiling and in vivo bioluminescent imaging.
    Nadella MVP, Kisseberth WC, Nadella KS, Thudi NK, Thamm DH, McNiel EA, Yilmaz A, Boris-Lawrie A, and Rosol TJ.
    Veterinary and Comparative Oncology,2008. 6(1):39-54.
    PMID: 19178662.
  17. Mechanisms employed by retroviruses to exploit host factors for  translational  control  of complex  proteome.
    Bolinger C, and Boris-Lawrie K.
    Retrovirology, 2009. 6(1):8.
    PMID: 19166625.
  18. HIV-1 Tat RNA silencing suppressor activity is conserved across kingdoms and counteracts translational repression of HIV-1.
    Qian S , Zhong X, Yu L, Ding B, de Haan BP, and Boris-Lawrie K.
    Proceedings National Academy of Sciences,2009. 106:605-610.
    PMID: 19122141. Featured in Faculty of 1000.
  19. Multiple facets of JUND gene expression are atypical among AP-1 family members.
    Hernandez M, Floyd DH, Weilbaecher KN, Green PL, and Boris-Lawrie K.
    Oncogene, 2008.  Aug 14;27(35):4757-67.
    PMID: 18427548.
  20. Bridging fundamental RNA biology, retroviral replication, and oncogenesis: Karen Beemon wins the 2007 Retrovirology Prize.
    Boris-Lawrie, K.
    Retrovirology, 2007.  4:88.
    PMID: 18070339.
  21. RNA helicase A interacts with divergent lymphotropic retroviruses and promotes translation of human T-cell leukemia virus type 1.
    Bolinger C, Yilmaz A, Roberts Hartman T, Butsch Kovacic M, Fernandez S, Ye J, Forget M, Green PL, and Boris-Lawrie K.
    Nucleic Acids Research, 2007. 35(8):2629-42.
    PMID: 17426138.
  22. Tertiary structural and functional analyses of a viroid RNA motif by isostericity matrix and mutagenesis reveal its essential role in replication.
    Zhong X, Leontis N, Qian S, Itaya A, Qi Y, Boris-Lawrie K, and Ding B.
    Journal of Virology, 2006. 80(17):8566- 81.
  23. RNA helicase A stimulates translation of selected mRNAs.
    *Hartman R, *Qian S. Fernandez S, Schoenberg DR, and Boris-Lawrie K.
    Nature Structural and Molecular Biology, 2006. 13(6):509-16. Epub 7 May 2006.
    *Co-first authors.
    Cover feature, Article featured in Trends Biochem Sci. 2006 Nov;31(11):607-10. “A new model for translational regulation of specific mRNAs” Tettweiler G, Lasko P.
  24. Coordinate enhancement of transgene transcription and translation in a lentiviral vector.
    Yilmaz A, Fernandez S, Lairmore MD, and Boris-Lawrie K.
    Retrovirology, 2006.  3:13.
  25. Retrovirus translation initiation: Issues and hypotheses derived from study of HIV-1.
    Yilmaz A, Bolinger C, and Boris-Lawrie K.
    Current HIV Research, 2006. 4:131-139.
  26. Human T-cell leukemia virus ORF II encodes a post-transcriptional repressor that is recruited at the level of transcription.
    Younis I, Boris-Lawrie K, and Green PL.
    Journal of Virology,  2006. 80:181-91.
  27. Human T lymphotropic virus type 1 accessory protein p12I modulates cellular gene expression and enhances p300 expression in T lymphocytes.
    Nair A, Michael B, Hiraragi H, Fernandez S, Feuer G, Boris-Lawrie K, and Lairmore M.
    AIDS Research and Human Retroviruses, 2005. 21:273-284.
  28. Human T lymphotropic virus type-1 p30II alters cellular gene expression to selectively enhance signaling pathways that activate T lymphocytes.
    Michael B,  Nair AM, Hiraragi H, Shen L, Feuer G, Boris-Lawrie K, and Lairmore MD.
    Retrovirology, 2004. 1:39.
  29. Long- term infection with bovine leukemia virus structural gene vector provides protection against BLV disease in rabbits.
    Altanerova V, Holicova D, Kucerova L,  Altaner C, and Boris-Lawrie K.
    Virology, 2004. 329:434-439.
  30. Retroviral RNA elements integrate components of post-transcriptional gene expression.
    Boris-Lawrie K, Roberts T, and Hull S.
    Life Sciences, 2004.69:2697-2709.
  31. Analysis of synergy between  divergent simple retrovirus posttranscriptional control elements.
    Hull S,  and  Boris-Lawrie K.
    Virology, 2003. 317(1):146-154.
  32. Primary sequence and secondary structure motifs in spleen necrosis virus RU5 confer translational utilization of unspliced HIV-1 reporter RNA.
    Roberts T.M, and Boris-Lawrie K.
    Journal of Virology, 2003. 77(22):11973-11984.
  33.  Human T-cell lymphotropic virus type 1 p12I enhances interleukin-2 production during T-cell activation.
    Ding W, Kim SJ, Nair AM, Michael B, Boris-Lawrie K, Tripp A, Feuer G, and Lairmore MD.
    Journal of Virology, 2003. 77:11027-11039.
  34. The RU5 region of the Mason-Pfizer monkey virus 5’ LTR facilitates cytoplasmic expression of retroviral and nonviral reporter RNA.
    Hull S, and Boris-Lawrie K.
    Journal of Virology, 2002. 76 (20):10211-10218.
  35. Nuclear interactions are necessary for translational enhancement by SNV PCE.
    Dangel AW, Hull S, Roberts T, and Boris-Lawrie K.
    Journal of Virology, 2002. 76 (7):3292-3300.
  36. The destiny  of retroviral unspliced  RNA: ribosome or virion?
    Butsch M,  and  Boris-Lawrie K.
    Journal of Virology, 2002. 76 (7):3089-3094.
  37. Structural gene vector infection protects rabbits from bovine leukemia virus challenge.
    Altaner C, Altanerova V, Holicova D, and Boris-Lawrie K.
    AIDS and Human Retroviruses, 2001. 17(1):O31.
  38. Development of simian immunodeficiency virus-derived lentiviral vector systems.
    Pandya S, Boris-Lawrie K, Leung N, Akkina R, and Planelles V.
    Human Gene Therapy, 2001. 12(7):847-857.
  39. Translation is not necessary to generate virion precursor  RNA  in  human  immunodeficiency  virus  type  1  infected  T-cells.
    Butsch M, and Boris-Lawrie K.
    Journal of  Virology, 2000. 74(24):11531-11537.
  40. The 5′ RNA Terminus of Spleen Necrosis Virus Stimulates Translation of Nonviral mRNA.
    Roberts TM, and Boris-Lawrie K.
    Journal of Virology, 2000. 74 (17):8111-8118.
  41. Bovine leukemia virus structural gene vectors are immunogenic and lack pathogenicity in a rabbit model.
    Kucerova L, Altanerova V, Altaner C, and Boris-Lawrie K.
    Journal of Virology, 1999. 73 (10):8160-8166.
  42. The 5’ RNA terminus of spleen necrosis virus contains a novel post-transcriptional control element that facilitates human immunodeficiency virus Rev/RRE-independent Gag production.
    Butsch M, Hull S, Wang Y, Roberts TM, Boris-Lawrie K.
    Journal of Virology, 1999. 73(6): 4847-4855.
  43. In vivo study of simplified bovine leukemia derivatives that lack tax and rex.
    Boris-Lawrie K, Altanerova V, Altaner C, Janglova L,  and Temin HM.
    Journal of Virology, 1997. 71:1514-1520.
  44. Genetically simpler derivatives of bovine leukemia virus can replicate independently of tax and rex.
    Boris-Lawrie K, and Temin HM.
    Journal  of  Virology, 1995. 69:1920-1924.
  45. The retroviral vector: Replication cycle and safety considerations for retrovirus-mediated gene therapy.
    Boris-Lawrie K, and Temin HM.
    In Gene Therapy for Neoplastic Diseases, 1994.
    B.E. Huber and J.S. Lazo, eds.
    Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences 716:59-71.
  46. Recent advances in retroviral vector technology.
    Boris-Lawrie K, and Temin HM.
    Current Opinion in Genetics and Development, 1993. 3:102-109.
  47. Analysis of Tat transactivation of human immunodeficiency virus transcription in vitro.
    Bohan CA, Kashanchi F, Ensoli B, Buonaguro L, Boris-Lawrie K, and Brady JN.
    Gene Expression, 1992. 2:391-407.
  48. Sequences within the R region of the long terminal repeat activate basal transcription from the HIV-1 promoter.
    Boris-Lawrie K, Brady J, and Kumar A.
    Gene Expression, 1992. 2:215-230.
  49. Plasmid-chromosome interaction in  Saccharopolyspora erythraea and Streptomyceslividans
    Brown DP, Tuan JS, Boris KA, Dewitt JP, Idler KB, Chiang SJ, and Katz L.
    In Developments in Industrial Microbiology, 1988. G. Pierce, ed. 29:97- 105.
  50. Expression of the MLS resistance methylase gene, ermE, from Streptomyces erythreus in Escherichia coli results in N6- monomethylation or N6, N6-dimethylation of ribosomal RNA. 
    Katz L, Brown D, Boris KA, and Tuan J.
    Gene, 1987. 55:319-325.
  51. Cloning and expression of the first gene of the sphingolipid biosynthetic pathway from Bacteroides levii into E. coli.
    Galvin M, Boris KA, and Lev M.
    Federation Proceedings, 1985. 44:1066.
  52. Utilization of vitamin K and analogs by mutants of Bacteroides levii and isolation of vitamin K binding proteins.
    Boris, K.A.
    Master of Arts Thesis,  1984. Southern Illinois University at Carbondale.