• Serzhan Sakipov, Alexander I. Sobolevsky & Maria G.  Kurnikova

    “Ion Permeation Mechanism in  Epithelial Calcium Channel TRVP6.” Scientific Reports 2018. pdf

  • Osmakov, D.I., Koshelev, S.G., Andreev, Y.A., Dubinnyi, M.A., Kublitski, V.S., Efremov, R.G., Sobolevsky, A.I., Kozlov, SA. “Proton-independent activation of acid-sensing ion channel 3 by an alkaloid, lindoldhamine, from Laurus nobilis.” British Journal of Pharmacology 2018. LINK pdf
  • Twomey, E.C., Sobolevsky, A.I. “Structural mechanisms of gating in ionotropic glutamate receptors.” Biochemistry 2018. LINK pdf
    • View our videos on iGluR gating on YouTube.
  • McGoldrick, L.L.*, Singh, A.K.*, Saotome, K.,Yelshanskaya, M.V., Twomey, E.C., Grassucci, R.A., Sobolevsky, A.I. “Opening of the human epithelial calcium channel TRPV6.” Nature 2018. LINK pdf
    • Read the press coverage, “Electron Microscope Images Reveal How Cells Absorb a Vital Mineral” from the CUMC Newsroom.


  • Singh, A.K.*, Saotome, K.*, Sobolevsky, A.I. “Swapping of transmembrane domains in the epithelial calcium channel TRPV6.” Scientific Reports 2017. LINK pdf
  • Twomey, E.C., Yelshanskaya, M.V., Grassucci, R.A., Frank, J., Sobolevsky, A.I. “Channel Opening and Gating Mechanism in AMPA-subtype Glutamate Receptors.” Nature 2017. LINK pdf
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  • Saotome, K., Singh, A.K., Sobolevsky, A.I. “Determining the Crystal Structure of TRPV6.” Calcium Entry Channels in Non-Excitable Cells 2017. ISBN 978-1-4987-5272-5. LINK
  • Twomey, E.C., Yelshanskaya, M.V., Grassucci, R.A., Frank, J., Sobolevsky, A.I. “Structural Bases of Desensitization in AMPA Receptor-Auxiliary Subunit Complexes.” Neuron 2017. LINK
    • Read the story on desensitization in AMPAR complexes from the CUMC Newsroom.
  • Yelshanskaya, M.V., Mesbahi-Vasey, S., Kurnikova, M.G., Sobolevsky A.I. “Role of the Ion Channel Extracellular Collar in AMPA Receptor Gating.” Scientific Reports 2017. LINK pdf


  • Yelshanskaya, M.V., Singh, A.K., Sampson, J.M., Narangoda, C., Kurnikova, M., Sobolevsky, A.I. “Structural Bases of Noncompetitive Inhibition of AMPA-subtype Ionotropic Glutamate Receptors by Antiepileptic Drugs.” Neuron 2016. LINK
  • Twomey, E.C., Yelshanskaya, M.V., Grassucci, R.A., Frank, J., Sobolevsky, A.I. “Elucidation of AMPA receptor–stargazin complexes by cryo–electron microscopy.” Science 2016. LINK pdf 
  • Saotome K.*, Singh A.K.*, Yelshanskaya, M.V., Sobolevsky, A.I. “Crystal Structure of the Epithelial Calcium Channel TRPV6.” Nature 2016. LINK pdf
  • Yelshanskaya M.V., Saotome K., Singh A.K., Sobolevsky A.I. “Probing Intersubunit Interfaces in AMPA-subtype Ionotropic Glutamate Receptors.” Scientific Reports 2016. LINK
  • Yelshanskaya M.V., Saotome K., Li M., Sobolevsky A.I. “Expression, Purification and Crystallization of Full Length Ionotropic Glutamate Receptors.” Neuromethods 2016. LINK


  • Sobolevsky A.I. “Structure and gating of tetrameric glutamate receptors.” J Physiol. 2015. LINK


  • Yelshanskaya M.V., Li M., Sobolevsky A.I. “Structure of an agonist-bound ionotropic glutamate receptor.” Science 2014. LINK

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