Ashraf Al-Amoudi

Summary

Affiliation: European Molecular Biology Laboratory
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Structural studies on desmosomes
    Ashraf Al-Amoudi
    European Molecular Biology Laboratory, Meyerhofstrasse 1, 69117 Heidelberg, Germany
    Biochem Soc Trans 36:181-7. 2008
  2. pmc The three-dimensional molecular structure of the desmosomal plaque
    Ashraf Al-Amoudi
    Structural and Computational Biology Unit, European Molecular Biology Laboratory, 69117 Heidelberg, Germany
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 108:6480-5. 2011
  3. ncbi request reprint The molecular architecture of cadherins in native epidermal desmosomes
    Ashraf Al-Amoudi
    European Molecular Biology Laboratory, Meyerhofstr 1, 69117 Heidelberg, Germany
    Nature 450:832-7. 2007
  4. doi request reprint Alignator: a GPU powered software package for robust fiducial-less alignment of cryo tilt-series
    Daniel Castaño-Diez
    European Molecular Biology Laboratory, Meyerhofstr 1, 69117 Heidelberg, Germany
    J Struct Biol 170:117-26. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Fiducial-less alignment of cryo-sections
    Daniel Castaño-Diez
    European Molecular Biology Laboratory, Meyerhofstr 1, 69117 Heidelberg, Germany
    J Struct Biol 159:413-23. 2007
  6. doi request reprint Reprint of "Fiducial-less alignment of cryo-sections" [J. Struct. Biol. 159 (2007) 413-423]
    Daniel Castaño-Diez
    European Molecular Biology Laboratory, Meyerhofstr 1, 69117 Heidelberg, Germany
    J Struct Biol 161:249-59. 2008

Detail Information

Publications6

  1. doi request reprint Structural studies on desmosomes
    Ashraf Al-Amoudi
    European Molecular Biology Laboratory, Meyerhofstrasse 1, 69117 Heidelberg, Germany
    Biochem Soc Trans 36:181-7. 2008
    ..Together with these 'static' approaches, live-cell imaging of cultured keratinocytes should provide important insights into the dynamic property of the assembly and disassembly of desmosomes...
  2. pmc The three-dimensional molecular structure of the desmosomal plaque
    Ashraf Al-Amoudi
    Structural and Computational Biology Unit, European Molecular Biology Laboratory, 69117 Heidelberg, Germany
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 108:6480-5. 2011
    ..Plakophilins are added as a molecular reinforcement to fill the gap between the formed plaque complexes and the plasma membrane...
  3. ncbi request reprint The molecular architecture of cadherins in native epidermal desmosomes
    Ashraf Al-Amoudi
    European Molecular Biology Laboratory, Meyerhofstr 1, 69117 Heidelberg, Germany
    Nature 450:832-7. 2007
    ..The resulting model of cadherin organization explains existing two-dimensional data and yields insights into a possible mechanism of cadherin-based cell adhesion...
  4. doi request reprint Alignator: a GPU powered software package for robust fiducial-less alignment of cryo tilt-series
    Daniel Castaño-Diez
    European Molecular Biology Laboratory, Meyerhofstr 1, 69117 Heidelberg, Germany
    J Struct Biol 170:117-26. 2010
    ..Finally, we have significantly improved the user interface and implemented the source code on the graphics processing unit (GPU) to accelerate the computations...
  5. ncbi request reprint Fiducial-less alignment of cryo-sections
    Daniel Castaño-Diez
    European Molecular Biology Laboratory, Meyerhofstr 1, 69117 Heidelberg, Germany
    J Struct Biol 159:413-23. 2007
    ..An additional advantage of the algorithm is the implicit detection of areas in the sections that behave as rigid bodies and can thus be properly reconstructed...
  6. doi request reprint Reprint of "Fiducial-less alignment of cryo-sections" [J. Struct. Biol. 159 (2007) 413-423]
    Daniel Castaño-Diez
    European Molecular Biology Laboratory, Meyerhofstr 1, 69117 Heidelberg, Germany
    J Struct Biol 161:249-59. 2008
    ..An additional advantage of the algorithm is the implicit detection of areas in the sections that behave as rigid bodies and can thus be properly reconstructed...