Selected Publications

Blainey PC. "Microfluidic Cell separation from complex microbial communities for single cell genome analysis." Methods in Enzymology: Microbial Metagenomics, Metatranscriptomics, and Metaproteomics, 1st Edition. Academic Press, 2013. Print.

Dodsworth JA, Blainey PC, Murugapiran SK, Swingley WD, Ross CA, Tringe SG, Chain PSG, Scholz M, Lo CC, Raymond J, Quake SR, Hedlund BP. Single-cell and metagenomic analyses indicate a fermentative and saccharolytic lifestyle for members of the OP9 lineage. Nature Communications. 2013 Nov 11.

Blainey PC. The future is now: single-cell genomics of bacteria and archaea. FEMS Microbiol Rev. 2013 Feb 11.

Blainey PC, Graziano V, Pérez-Berná AJ, McGrath WJ, Flint SJ, San Martín C, Xie XS, Mangel WF. Regulation of a viral proteinase by a peptide and DNA in one-dimensional space. IV. viral proteinase slides along DNA to locate and process its substrates. J Biol Chem. 2012 Oct 7.

Marshall IPG, Blainey PC, Spormann AM, Quake SR. A Single-Cell Genome for Thiovulum sp. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2012 Sept 28.

Blainey PC, Milla CE, Cornfield DN, Quake SR. Quantitative Analysis of the Human Airway Microbial Ecology Reveals a Pervasive Signature for Cystic Fibrosis. Sci Transl Med. 2012 Sept 26;4(153):153ra130.

Pamp SJ, Harrington ED, Quake SR, Relman DA, Blainey PC. Single-cell sequencing provides clues about the host interactions of segmented filamentous bacteria (SFB). PC Genome Res. 2012 Jun;22(6):1107-19. 2012 Mar 20.

Blainey PC, Mosier AC, Potanina A, Francis CA, Quake SR. Genome of a low-salinity ammonia-oxidizing archaeon determined by single-cell and metagenomic analysis. PLoS One. 2011 Feb 22;6(2).

Blainey PC, Quake SR. Digital MDA for enumeration of total nucleic acid contamination. Nucleic Acids Res. 2011 Mar;39(4):e19. Epub 2010 Nov 11.

Blainey PC, Luo G, Kou SC, Mangel WF, Verdine GL, Bagchi B, Xie XS. Nonspecifically bound proteins spin while diffusing along DNA. Nat Struct Mol Biol. 2009 Dec;16(12):1224-9. Epub 2009 Nov 8.

Blainey PC, van Oijen AM, Banerjee A, Verdine GL, Xie XS. A base-excision DNA-repair protein finds intrahelical lesion bases by fast sliding in contact with DNA. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2006 Apr 11;103(15):5752-7. Epub 2006 Apr 3.


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