Publications

All Munson Lab publications can be viewed on myNCBI.

Lepore, DM, Martínez-Núñez, L, Munson, M.
Exposing the Elusive Exocyst Structure 
Trends Biochem Sci. 2018 Sep;43(9):714-725.
PMID: 30055895

Yoon TY, Munson M.
SNARE complex assembly and disassembly. 
Curr Biol. 2018 Apr 23;28(8):R397-R401.
PMID: 29689222 

Fromme JC, Munson M.
Capturing endosomal vesicles at the Golgi.
Nat Cell Biol. 2017 Nov 29;19(12):1384-1386
PMID: 29184172

Parchure A, Munson M, Budnik V
Getting mRNA-Containing Ribonucleoprotein Granules Out of a Nuclear Back Door.
Neuron. 2017 Nov 1;96(3):604-615
PMID: 29096075

Shah RK1, Munson M, Wierenga KJ, Pokala HR, Newburger PE, Crawford D.
A novel homozygous VPS45 p.P468L mutation leading to severe congenital neutropenia with myelofibrosis.
Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2017 Sep;64(9)
PMID: 28453180

Boehm CM, Obado S, Gadelha C, Kaupisch A, Manna PT, Gould GW, Munson M5, Chait BT, Rout MP, Field MC.
The Trypanosome Exocyst: A Conserved Structure Revealing a New Role in Endocytosis.
PLoS Pathog. 2017 Jan 23;13(1):e1006063
PMID: 28114397 PMCID: PMC5256885

Dubuke ML, Munson M.
The Secret Life of Tethers: The Role of Tethering Factors in SNARE Complex Regulation.
Front Cell Dev Biol. 2016 May 9;4:42
PMID: 27243006 PMCID: PMC4860414

Heider MR, Gu M, Duffy CM, Mirza AM, Marcotte LL, Walls AC, Farrall N, Hakhverdyan Z, Field MC, Rout MP, Frost A, Munson M.
Subunit connectivity, assembly determinants and architecture of the yeast exocyst complex.
Nat Struct Mol Biol. 2016 Jan;23(1):59-66
PMID: 26656853 PMCID: PMC4752824

Bombardier JP, Munson M.
Three steps forward, two steps back: mechanistic insights into the assembly and disassembly of the SNARE complex.
Curr Opin Chem Biol. 2015 Dec;29:66-71
PMID: 26498108 PMCID: PMC4623305

Dubuke ML, Maniatis S, Shaffer SA, Munson M
The Exocyst Subunit Sec6 Interacts with Assembled Exocytic SNARE Complexes.
J Biol Chem. 2015 Nov 20;290(47):28245-56
PMID: 26446795 PMCID: PMC4653681

Munson M.
Synaptic-vesicle fusion: a need for speed.
Nat Struct Mol Biol. 2015 Jul;22(7):509-11
PMID: 26150331

Munson M.
To protect or reject.
Elife. 2014 Jun 17;3:e03374
PMID: 24940001 PMCID: PMC4060003

Heider MR, Munson M.
Exorcising the exocyst complex.
Traffic. 2012 Jul;13(7):898-907
PMID: 22420621 PMCID: PMC3374049

Jin Y, Sultana A, Gandhi P, Franklin E, Hamamoto S, Khan AR, Munson M, Schekman R, Weisman LS.
Myosin V transports secretory vesicles via a Rab GTPase cascade and interaction with the exocyst complex.
Dev Cell. 2011 Dec 13;21(6):1156-70
PMID: 22172676 PMCID: PMC3241923

Morgera F, Sallah MR, Dubuke ML, Gandhi P, Brewer DN, Carr CM, Munson M.
Regulation of exocytosis by the exocyst subunit Sec6 and the SM protein Sec1.
Mol Biol Cell. 2012 Jan;23(2):337-46
PMID: 22114349 PMCID: PMC3258177

Munson M.
Show me the MUN-y.
Structure. 2011 Oct 12;19(10):1348-9
PMID: 22000505 PMCID: PMC3202169

Yang Y, Xia F, Hermance N, Mabb A, Simonson S, Morrissey S, Gandhi P, Munson M, Miyamoto S, Kelliher MA.
A cytosolic ATM/NEMO/RIP1 complex recruits TAK1 to mediate the NF-kappaB and p38 mitogen-activated protein kinase (MAPK)/MAPK-activated protein 2 responses to DNA damage.
Mol Cell Biol. 2011 Jul;31(14):2774-86
PMID: 21606198 PMCID: PMC3133388

Redfern RE, Daou MC, Li L, Munson M, Gericke A, Ross AH.
A mutant form of PTEN linked to autism.
Protein Sci. 2010 Oct;19(10):1948-56
PMID: 20718038 PMCID: PMC2998728

Heuck A, Fetka I, Brewer DN, Hüls D, Munson M, Jansen RP, Niessing D.
The structure of the Myo4p globular tail and its function in ASH1 mRNA localization.
J Cell Biol. 2010 May 3;189(3):497-510
PMID: 20439999 PMCID: PMC2867299

Shandilya SM, Nalam MN, Nalivaika EA, Gross PJ, Valesano JC, Shindo K, Li M, Munson M, Royer WE, Harjes E, Kono T, Matsuo H, Harris RS, Somasundaran M, Schiffer CA
Crystal structure of the APOBEC3G catalytic domain reveals potential oligomerization interfaces.
Structure. 2010 Jan 13;18(1):28-38
PMID: 20152150 PMCID: PMC2913127

MacDonald C, Munson M, Bryant NJ.
Autoinhibition of SNARE complex assembly by a conformational switch represents a conserved feature of syntaxins.
Biochem Soc Trans. 2010 Feb;38(Pt 1):209-12
PMID: 20074061 PMCID: PMC5242387

Munson M, Bolon DN.
Watching proteins in motion.
Genome Biol. 2009;10(10):316
PMID: 19863776 PMCID: PMC2784317

Furgason ML, MacDonald C, Shanks SG, Ryder SP, Bryant NJ, Munson M.
The N-terminal peptide of the syntaxin Tlg2p modulates binding of its closed conformation to Vps45p.
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2009 Aug 25;106(34):14303-8
PMID: 19667197 PMCID: PMC2732825

Struthers MS, Shanks SG, MacDonald C, Carpp LN, Drozdowska AM, Kioumourtzoglou D, Furgason ML, Munson M, Bryant NJ.
Functional homology of mammalian syntaxin 16 and yeast Tlg2p reveals a conserved regulatory mechanism.
J Cell Sci. 2009 Jul 1;122(Pt 13):2292-9
PMID: 19509055 PMCID: PMC2723147

Croteau NJ, Furgason ML, Devos D, Munson M.
Conservation of helical bundle structure between the exocyst subunits.
PLoS One. 2009;4(2):e4443
PMID: 19214222 PMCID: PMC2635961

Munson M.
Tip20p reaches out to Dsl1p to tether membranes.
Nat Struct Mol Biol. 2009 Feb;16(2):100-2
PMID: 19190660 PMCID: PMC5502837

Munson M, Bryant NJ.
A role for the syntaxin N-terminus.
Biochem J. 2009 Feb 15;418(1):e1-3
PMID: 19159342 PMCID: PMC5502781

Songer JA, Munson M.
Sec6p anchors the assembled exocyst complex at sites of secretion.
Mol Biol Cell. 2009 Feb;20(3):973-82
PMID: 19073882 PMCID: PMC2633393

Redfern RE, Redfern D, Furgason ML, Munson M, Ross AH, Gericke A.
PTEN phosphatase selectively binds phosphoinositides and undergoes structural changes.
Biochemistry. 2008 Feb 19;47(7):2162-71
PMID: 18220422

Carr CM, Munson M.
Tag team action at the synapse.
EMBO Rep. 2007 Sep;8(9):834-8
PMID: 17767192 PMCID: PMC1973957

Togneri J, Cheng YS, Munson M, Hughson FM, Carr CM.
Specific SNARE complex binding mode of the Sec1/Munc-18 protein, Sec1p.
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2006 Nov 21;103(47):17730-5
PMID: 17090679 PMCID: PMC1693815

Pan X, Eathiraj S, Munson M, Lambright DG.
TBC-domain GAPs for Rab GTPases accelerate GTP hydrolysis by a dual-finger mechanism.
Pan X1, Eathiraj S, Munson M, Lambright DG.
Nature. 2006 Jul 20;442(7100):303-6
PMID: 16855591

Munson M, Novick P.
The exocyst defrocked, a framework of rods revealed.
Nat Struct Mol Biol. 2006 Jul;13(7):577-81
PMID: 16826234

Sivaram MV, Furgason ML, Brewer DN, Munson M.
The structure of the exocyst subunit Sec6p defines a conserved architecture with diverse roles.
Nat Struct Mol Biol. 2006 Jun;13(6):555-6
PMID: 16699513

Gericke A, Munson M, Ross AH.
Regulation of the PTEN phosphatase.
Gene. 2006 Jun 7;374:1-9
PMID: 16675164

Sivaram MV, Saporita JA, Furgason ML, Boettcher AJ, Munson M.
Dimerization of the exocyst protein Sec6p and its interaction with the t-SNARE Sec9p.
Biochemistry. 2005 Apr 26;44(16):6302-11
PMID: 15835919

Munson M, Hughson FM.
Conformational regulation of SNARE assembly and disassembly in vivo.
J Biol Chem. 2002 Mar 15;277(11):9375-81
PMID: 11777922