California NanoSystems Institute
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Ivo Atanasov

Associate Director, Electron Imaging Center for NanoMachines (EICN)

M.S., Technical University Sofia, 1979

Contact Information:
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Work Address: Electron Imaging Center for NanoMachines
California NanoSystems Institute
570 Westwood Plaza
Bldg 114
Los Angeles, CA 90095
Lab Number: 310-983-3101
Office Phone Number: 310-983-1068

Selected Publications:

Cheng Lingpeng, Fang Qin, Shah Sankey, Atanasov Ivo C, Zhou Z. Hong, Subnanometer-resolution structures of the grass carp reovirus core and virion, Journal of Molecular Biology, 2008, 382 (1), 213-22.
Dai, W. Jia, Q. M. Bortz, E. Shah, S. Liu, J. Atanasov, I. Li, X. D. Taylor, K. A. Sun, R. Zhou, Z. H., Unique structures in a tumor herpesvirus revealed by cryo-electron tomography and microscopy, Journal of Structural Biology , 2008, 161 (3), 428-438.
Yu, X. K. Qiao, M. Atanasov, I. Hu, Z. Y. Kato, T. Liang, T. J. Zhou, Z. H., Cryo-electron microscopy and three-dimensional reconstructions of hepatitis C virus particles, Virology, 2007, 367 (1), 126-134.
Binbin Deng, Christine M. O'Connor, Ivo Atanasov, Dean Kedes, Z. Hong Zhou, Electron crytomography of Kaposi's Sarcoma-associated herpresvirus capsids reveal structures essential to viral assembly and DNA packaging, Fourth International Congress On Electron Tomography, 2006.
Wei Dai, Ivo Atanasov, Xue-Kui Yu, Sanket Shah, Fenyong Liu, William Britt, Hua Zhu, Z. Hong Zhou, Electron tomography of human cytomegalovirus and its infection, Fourth International Congress On Electron Tomography, 2006.
Wei Dai, Qingmei Jia, Eric Bortz, Sanket Shah, Jun Liu, Ivo Atanasov, Kenneth A. Taylor, Ren Sun, Z. Hong Zhou, Electron Cryomicroscopy and Cryotomography Reveal Distinct Tegument-Capsid Interactions in a Tumor Herpesvirus, Keck Center 15th Annual Reseach Conference, 2005.
Binbin Deng, Yang Shen, Ivo Atanasov, Liang Tong, Z. Hong Zhou, Three-Dimensional Structures of the human Propionyl-coA Carboxylase (PCC), Keck Center 15th Annual Research Conference- Houston, 2005.
Yu, X. K. Trang, P. Shah, S. Atanasov, I. Kim, Y. H. Bai, Y. Zhou, Z. H. Liu, F. Y., Dissecting human cytomegalovirus gene function and capsid maturation by ribozyme targeting and electron cryomicroscopy, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 2005, 102 (20), 7103-7108.
Yu, X. K. Shah, S. Atanasov, I. Lo, P. Liu, F. Britt, W. J. Zhou, Z. H., Three-dimensional localization of the smallest capsid protein in the human cytomegalovirus capsid, Journal of Virology, 2005, 79 (2), 1327-1332.
Lu, B. Y. Atanasov, I. Zhou, Z. H. Chang, J. Y., Reversible aggregation of mouse prion protein derivatives with PrPSC-like structural properties, Journal of Protein Chemistry, 2003, 22 (2), 115-126.
Yu, X.-K., O'Connor, C.M., Atanasov, I., Damania, B., Kedes, D.H., Zhou, Z.H. , Three-Dimensional Structures of the A, B, and C Capsids of Rhesus Mokey Rhadinovirus: Insights into Gammaherpesvirus Capsid Assembly, Maturation, and DNA Packaging, Journal of Virology, 2003, 77 (24), 13182-13193.
Lo, P. Yu, X. K. Atanasov, I. Chandran, B. Zhou, Z. H., Three-dimensional localization of pORF65 in Kaposi's sarcoma-associated herpesvirus capsid, Journal of Virology, 2003, 77 (7), 4291-4297.
Staneva-Dobrovski, L. Christov, I. Glaeser, M. Niederacher, D., Raloxifene effects on human endometrial carcinoma cell line, Fertility and Sterility, 2001, 76 (3), P304.