45. Abad MA*, Gupta T*, Hadders MA, Meppelink A, Wopken JP, Blackburn E, Zou J, Gireesh A, Buzuk L, Kelly DA, McHugh T, Rappsilber J, Lens SMA and Jeyaprakash AA. Mechanistic Basis for Sgo1-Mediated Centromere Localisation and Function of the CPC (2022) J Cell Biol (in press) (*equal contribution)

44. Vit G, Duro J, Rajendraprasad G, Hertz EPT, Katrine L, Holland K, Weisser MB, McEwan BC, Lopez-Mendez B, Sotelo-Parrilla P, Jeyaprakash AA, Montoya G, Mailand N, Maeda K, Kettenbach A, Barisic M and Nilsson J.  Chemogenetic Profiling Reveals PP2A-Independent Cytotoxicity of Proposed PP2A Activators iHAP1 and DT-061. EMBO J (in press)

43. Sankaranarayanan SR, Polisetty S, Dumbrepatil A, Jeyaprakash AA and Sanyal K.  Regional Centromeres Protect Organisms From Lethal Mutations. bioRxiv (2022) Doi: 


42. Thamkachy R*, Medina-Pritchard B*, Park SO*, Chiodi CG, Zou J, de la Torre-Barranco M, Shimanaka K, Abad MA, Páramo G, Feederle R, Ruksenaite E, Heun P, Davies OR, Rappsilber J, Schneidman-Duhovny D, Cho U-S and Jeyaprakash AA. Structural Basis for Mis18 Complex Assembly: Implications for Centromere Maintenance. bioRxiv (2021) Doi: (*equal contribution)

41Staneva DP, Carloni R, Auchynnikava T, Tong P, Jeyaprakash AA, Rappsilber J, Matthews KR and Allshire RC. A systematic analysis of Trypanosoma brucei chromatin factors identifies novel protein interaction netwoks associated with sites of transcription initiation and termination.  Genome Res (2021) Doi:

40. Aguilera C, Hümmer S, Masanas M, Gabau E, Guitart M, Jeyaprakash AA, Segura MR, Santamaria A and Ruiz, A.  The Novel KIF1A Missesence Variant (R169R) Strongly Reduces Microtubule Stimulated ATPase Activity and Is Associated With NESCAV Syndrome. Frontiers in Neuroscience (2021) 15:618098. Doi:

39. Su BX, Wang M, Schaffner C, Nerusheva OO, Clift D, Spanos C, Wallek A, Wu Y, Wu, Y, Rappsilber J, Jeyaprakash AA, Storchova Z, Hay R and Marsten AL. Sumoylation stabilizes Stabilizes Sister Kinetochore Biorientation to Allow Timely Anaphase. J. Cell Biol (2021) Jul 5; 220(7):e202005130. Doi:

38. Ueki Y, Hadders M, Weisser MB, Nasa I, Sotelo-Parrilla P, Cressey LE, Gupta T, Hertz ET, Kruse T, Montoya G, Jeyaprakash AA, Kettenbach A, Lens SMA and Nilsson J (2021) A highly conserved binding pocket on PP2A-B56 is required for hSgo1 binding and cohesion protection during mitosis. EMBO Rep (2021) May11;e52295. Doi:


37Pesenti E, Liskovykh M, Okazaki K, Mallozzi A, Reid C, Abad MA, Jeyaprakash AA, Kouprina N, Larionov V, Matsumoto H and Earnshaw W (2020) Analysis of Complex DNA Rearrangements During Early Stages of HAC formation. ACS Synth. Biol. 9, 12, 3267-3287.

36Ambrose AJ, Pham NT, Sivinski J, Guimarães L, Mollasalehi N, Jimenez P, Abad MA, Jeyaprakash AA, Shave S, Costa-Lotufo L, La Clair JJ, Auer M and Chapman (2020) A two-step resin based approach to reveal survivin-selective fluorescent probes. RSC Chemical Biology. DOI:10.1039/d0cb00122h

35. Wimbish RT, DeLuca KF, Mick JE, Himes J, Sanchez IJ, Jeyaprakash AA and DeLuca JG (2019) The Hec1/Ndc80 tail domain is required for force generation at kinetochores, but is dispensable for kinetochore-microtubule attachment formation and Ska complex recruitment. Mol Biol Cell. DOI: 10.1091/mbc.E20-05-0286

34. Medina-Pritchard B, Lazou V, Zou J, Byron O, Maria A Abad, Rappsilber J, Heun P and Jeyaprakash AA (2020). Structural Basis for Centromere Maintenance by Drosophila CENP-A chaperone Cal1. EMBO JDOI: 10.15252/embj.2019103234


33. Roure V, Medina-Pritchard B, Anselm E, Jeyaprakash AA and Heun, P (2019) Reconstituting Drosophila Centromere Identity in Human Cells. Cell Rep. DOI: 10.1016/j.celrep.2019.08.067

32. Abad MA, Ruppert JG*, Buzuk L*, Wear M, Zou J, Webb KM, Kelly DA, Voigt P, Rappsilber J, Earnshaw WC and Jeyaprakash AA (2019) Borealin-Nucleosome Interaction Secures Chromosome Association of the Chromosomal Passenger Complex. J Cell Biol. DOI: 10.1083/jcb.201905040 (* equal contribution) 

31.  Leontiou I, London N, May KM, Ma Y, Grzesiak L, Medina-Pritchard B, Jeyaprakash AA, Biggins S and Hardwick KG (2019) The Bub1-TPR Domain Directly Interacts with Mad3 to Generate a Robust Spindle Checkpoint Arrest. Current Biology. DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2019.06.11

30. Capalbo L, Mela I, Abad MA, Jeyaprakash AA, Edwarson JM and D'Avino PPRoure V (2019) Purification of Recombinant ESCRT-III Proteins and Their Use in Atomic Force Microscopy and In Vitro Binding and Phophorylation Assays. Methods Mol Biol. DOI: 10.1007/978-1-4939-9492-2_15


29. Anselm E, Thomae AW, Jeyaprakash AA and Heun, P (2018) Oligomerization of Drosophila Nucleophasmin-like protein is required for its centromere localisation. Nucleic Acids Res DOI: 10.1093/narlgky988

28. de la Roche M, Hamilton C, Mortensen R, Jeyaprakash AA, Gosh S and Anand PK (2018) Trafficking of cholesterol to the ER is required for NLRP3 inflammasome activation. J Cell Biol. DOI: 10.1083/jcb.201709057

27. Cruz M, Abad MA, van Ijcken W, Galjart N, Jeyaprakash AA, Maiato H and Ferrás C. (2018) Mitotic progression, arrest, exit or death is determined by centromere integrity and independent of de novo transcription. eLife. DOI: 10.7554/eLife.36898

26. Ruppert JG, Samejima K, Platani M, Molina O, Kimura H, Jeyaprakash AA, Ohta S and Earnshaw WC. (2018) Heterochromatin protein 1a targets the CPC for activation at heterochromatin before mitotic entry.  EMBO J. DOI: 10.15252/embj.201797677

25. Welburn J* and Jeyaprakash AA*. Mechanisms of Mitotic Kinase Regulation: A Structural Perspective. Front. Cell Dev. Biol. DOI: 10.3389/fcell.2018.00006 (*Corresponding authors)


24. Spiller F*, Medina-Pritchard M*, Abad MA*, Wear MA, Molina O, Earnshaw WC and Jeyaprakash AA. Molecular Basis for Cdk1 Regulated Timing of Mis18 Complex Assembly and CENP-A Deposition. EMBO RepDOI: 10.15252/embr.201643564 (*equal contribution)


23. Molina O, Vargiu G, Abad MA, Zhiteneva A, Jeyaprakash AA, Masumoto H, Kouprina N, Larionov V and Earnshaw WC. Epigenetic Engineering Reveals  a Balance Between Histone Modifications and Transcription in Kinetochore Maintenance. Nat CommunDOI: 10.1038/ncomms13334.

22. Capalbo L, Mela I, Abad MA, Jeyaprakash AA, Edwardson JM and D’Avino PP. The ESCRT-III Component CHMP4C is Regulated Via a Relay Mechanism During Abscission. Open BiolDOI: 10.1098/rsob.160248

21. Abad MA, Zou J, Medina-Pritchard M, Nigg EA, Rappsilber J, Santamaria A and Jeyaprakash AA. (2016) Ska3 Ensures Timely Mitotic Progression by Interacting Directly with Microtubules and Ska1 Microtubule Binding Domain. Sci RepDOI: 10.1038/srep34042

20. Subramanian L*, Medina-Pritchard B*, Barton R, Spiller F, Kulasegaran-Shylini R, Radaviciute G, Allshire RC and Jeyaprakash AA. (2016) Centromere Localisation and Function of Mis18 Requires Yipee-Like Domain-Mediated Oligomerisation. EMBO Rep. DOI: 10.15252/embr.201541520 (*equal contribution)


19. Papini D, Langemeyer L, Abad MA, Kerr A, Samejima I, Eyers PA, Jeyaprakash AA, Higgins JMG, Barr FA and Earnshaw WC. (2015) TD60 Links RalA GTPase Function to the CPC in Mitosis. Nat Commun. DOI: 10.1038/ncomms8678

18. Platani M, Trinkle-Mulchay L, Porter M, Jeyaprakash AA and Earnshaw WC. (2015) Mio Depletion Links mTOR Regulation to Aurora A and Plk1 Activation at Mitotic Centrosomes. J Cell BiolDOI: 10.1083/jcb.201410001


17. Abad MA*, Medina B*, Santamaria A*, Zou J, Plasberg-Hill C, Madhumalar A, Jayachandran U, Redli PM, Rappsilber J, Nigg EA and Jeyaprakash AA. (2014) Structural Basis for Microtubule Recognition by the Human Kinetochore Ska complex. Nat CommunDOI: 10.1038/ncomms3964 (*equal contribution)


16. Sharma A, Pohlentz G, Bobbili KB, Jeyaprakash AA, Chandran T, Mormann M, Swamy MJ and Vijayan M. (2013) The Sequence and Structure of Snake Gourd (Trichosanthes Anguina) Seed Lectin, a Three-Chain Nontoxic Homologue of Type II RIP. Acta CrystDOI: 10.1107/S0907444913010020


15. Jeyaprakash AA, Santamaria A, Jayachandran U, Chan YW, Benda C, Nigg EA and Conti E. (2012) Structural and Functional Organization of the Ska Complex, a Key Component of the Kinetochore-Microtubule Interface. Mol CellDOI: 10.1016/j.molcel.2012.03.005

14. Chan YW, Jeyaprakash AA, Nigg EA and Santamaria A. (2012) Aurora B Controls Kinetochore-Microtubule Attachments by Inhibiting Ska Complex-KMN Network Interaction. J Cell BiolDOI: 10.1083/jcb.201109001


13. Jeyaprakash AA§, Basquin C, Jayachandran U, Conti E§. (2011) Structural Basis for the Recognition of Phosphorylated Histone H3 by the Survivin Subunit of the Chromosomal Passenger Complex. Structure. DOI: 10.1016/j.str.2011.09.002 (§Corresponding Authors)


12. Gaitanos TN, Santamaria A, Jeyaprakash AA, Wang B, Conti E, Nigg EA. (2009) Stable Kinetochore-Microtubule Interactions Depend on the Ska Complex and its New Component Ska3/C13orf3. EMBO JDOI: 10.1038/emboj.2009.96


11. Jeyaprakash AA*, Klein UR*, Lindner D, Ebert J, Nigg EA, Conti E. (2007) Structure of a Survivin-Borealin-INCENP Core Complex Reveals How Chromosomal Passengers Travel Together. Cell. DOI: 10.1016/j.cell.2007.07.045 (*equal contribution)
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10. Jeyaprakash AA, Jayashree G, Mahanta SK, Swaminathan CP, Sekar K, Surolia A, Vijayan M. (2005) Structural Basis for the Energetics of Jacalin-Sugar Interactions: Promiscuity Versus Specificity. J Mol BiolDOI: 10.1016/j.jmb.2004.03.040 


9. Jeyaprakash AA, Srivastav A, Surolia A, Vijayan M. (2004) Structural Basis for the Carbohydrate Specificites of Artocarpin: Variation in the Length of a Loop as a Strategy for Generating Ligand Specificity. J Mol BiolDOI: 10.1016/j.jmb.2004.03.040

8. Natchiar SK, Jeyaprakash AA, Ramya TNC, Thomas CJ, Suguna K, Surolia A, Vijayan M. (2004) Structural Plasticity of Peanut Lectin: An X-ray Analysis Involving Variation in pH, Ligand Binding and Crystal Structure. Acta Crystallogr D Biol Crystallogr. DOI: 10.1107/S090744490302849X


7. Sekar K, Mala SV, Rajakannan V, Yogavel M, Velmurugan D, Poi MJ, Vishwanath S, Gowda TV, Jeyaprakash AA, Tsai MD. (2003) Crystal Structure of the Free and Anisic Acid Bound Triple Mutant of Phospholipase A2. J Mol Biol. DOI: 10.1016/j.jmb.2003.08.032

6. Jeyaprakash AA, Katiyar S, Swaminathan CP, Sekar K, Surolia A, Vijayan M. (2003) Structural Basis of the Carbohydrate Specificities of Jacalin: An X-ray and Modeling Study. J Mol Biol. DOI: 10.1016/s0022-2836(03)00901-x


5. Rajakannan V, Yogavel M, Poi MJ, Jeyaprakash AA, Jeyakanthan J, Velmurugan D, Tsai MD, Sekar K. (2002) Observation of Additional Calcium Ion in the Crystal Structure of the Triple Mutant K56,120,121M of Bovine Pancreatic Phospholipase A2. J Mol Biol. DOI: 10.1016/s0022-2836(02)01132-4

4. Jeyaprakash AA, Rani PG, Reddy GB, Banumathi S, Betzel C, Sekar K, Surolia A, Vijayan M. (2002) Crystal Structure of the Jacalin-T-antigen Complex and a Comparative Study of Lectin-T-antigen Complexes. J Mol Biol. DOI: 10.1016/s0022-2836(02)00674-5

3. Pratap JV, Jeyaprakash AA, Rani PG, Sekar K, Surolia A, Vijayan M. (2002) Crystal Structures of Artocarpin, a Moraceae Lectin with Mannose Specificity, and its Complex with Methyl-alpha-D-Mannose: Implications to the Generation of Carbohydrate Specificity. J Mol Biol. DOI: 10.1006/jmbi.2001.5432


2. Adhikari P, Bachhawat-Sikder K, Thomas CJ, Ravishankar R, Jeyaprakash AA, Sharma V, Vijayan M, Surolia A. (2001) Mutational Analysis at Asn41 in Peanut Agglutinin. A Residue Critical for the Binding of the Tumor-Associated Thomsen-Friedenreich Antigen. J Biol Chem. DOI: 10.1074/jbc.M103040200

1. Manoj N, Jeyaprakash AA, Pratap JV, Komath SS, Kenoth R, Swamy KJ, Vijayan M. (2001) Crystallization and Preliminary X-ray Studies of Snake Gourd Lectin: Homology with TypeII Ribosome-Inactivating Proteins. Acta Crystallogr D Biol Crystallogr. DOI: 10.1107/s0907444901004620