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Howard Gamper, Jr., PhD

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233 S. 10th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107

(215) 503-9798
(215) 503-4954 fax

Most Recent Peer-reviewed Publications

  1. Post-transcriptional modifications to tRNA - A response to the genetic code degeneracy
  2. A Divalent Metal Ion-Dependent N1-Methyl Transfer to G37-tRNA
  3. The selective tRNA aminoacylation mechanism based on a single G.U pair
  4. Amino acid - Dependent stability of the acyl linkage in aminoacyl-tRNA
  5. Structural and mechanistic basis for enhanced translational efficiency by 2-thiouridine at the tRNA anticodon wobble position
  6. The temperature sensitivity of a mutation in the essential tRNA modification enzyme tRNA methyltransferase D (TrmD)
  7. Conservation of structure and mechanism by Trm5 enzymes
  8. Potential for interdependent development of tRNA determinants for aminoacylation and ribosome decoding.
  9. Distinct kinetic determinants for the stepwise CCA addition to tRNA
  10. RecA-mediated strand invasion of DNA by oligonucleotides substituted with 2-aminoadenine and 2-thiothymine
  11. Properties of pseudo-complementary DNA substituted with weakly pairing analogs of guanine or cytosine
  12. Pyrrolo-C as a molecular probe for monitoring conformations of the tRNA 3′ end
  13. tRNA Integrity Is a Prerequisite for Rapid CCA Addition: Implication for Quality Control
  14. Enzymatic synthesis of structure-free DNA with pseudo-complementary properties
  15. Fluorescent labeling of tRNAs for dynamics experiments
  16. Kinetic Quality Control of Anticodon Recognition by a Eukaryotic Aminoacyl-tRNA Synthetase
  17. Unrestricted hybridization of oligonucleotides to structure-free DNA
  18. Isolation of a site-specifically modified RNA from an unmodified transcript
  19. Unrestricted accessibility of short oligonucleotides to RNA
  20. Modified bases in RNA reduce secondary structure and enhance hybridization