• Faridounnia M, Snider NT. Assembly of NFL and desmin intermediate filaments: Headed in the right direction. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2021 Mar 30;118(13):e2102176118. doi: 10.1073/pnas.2102176118. PMID: 33707309; PMCID: PMC8020673.


  • Battaglia RA, Beltran AS, Delic S, Dumitru R, Robinson JA, Kabiraj P, Herring LE, Madden VJ, Ravinder N, Willems E, Newman RA, Quinlan RA, Goldman JE, Perng MD, Inagaki M, Snider NT. Site-specific phosphorylation and caspase cleavage of GFAP are new markers of Alexander disease severity. Elife. 2019 Nov 4;8:e47789. doi: 10.7554/eLife.47789. PMID: 31682229; PMCID: PMC6927689.


  • Snider NT, Ku NO, Omary MB. The sweet side of vimentin. Elife. 2018 Mar 7;7:e35336. doi: 10.7554/eLife.35336. PMID: 29513215; PMCID: PMC5841928.

  • Trogden KP, Battaglia RA, Kabiraj P, Madden VJ, Herrmann H, Snider NT. An image-based small-molecule screen identifies vimentin as a pharmacologically relevant target of simvastatin in cancer cells. FASEB J. 2018 May;32(5):2841-2854. doi: 10.1096/fj.201700663R. Epub 2018 Jan 18. PMID: 29401610; PMCID: PMC5901388.


  • Battaglia RA, Kabiraj P, Willcockson HH, Lian M, Snider NT. Isolation of Intermediate Filament Proteins from Multiple Mouse Tissues to Study Aging-associated Post-translational Modifications. J Vis Exp. 2017 May 18;(123):55655. doi: 10.3791/55655. PMID: 28570536; PMCID: PMC5603907.


  • Snider NT, Omary MB. Assays for Posttranslational Modifications of Intermediate Filament Proteins. Methods Enzymol. 2016;568:113-38. doi: 10.1016/bs.mie.2015.09.005. Epub 2015 Nov 6. PMID: 26795469; PMCID: PMC4855289.

  • Snider NT. Kidney keratins: cytoskeletal stress responders with biomarker potential. Kidney Int. 2016 Apr;89(4):738-40. doi: 10.1016/j.kint.2015.12.040. PMID: 26994569.


  • Singla A, Griggs NW, Kwan R, Snider NT, Maitra D, Ernst SA, Herrmann H, Omary MB. Lamin aggregation is an early sensor of porphyria-induced liver injury. J Cell Sci. 2013 Jul 15;126(Pt 14):3105-12. doi: 10.1242/jcs.123026. Epub 2013 May 2. PMID: 23641075; PMCID: PMC3711202.
  • Snider NT, Park H, Omary MB. A conserved rod domain phosphotyrosine that is targeted by the phosphatase PTP1B promotes keratin 8 protein insolubility and filament organization. J Biol Chem. 2013 Oct 25;288(43):31329-37. doi: 10.1074/jbc.M113.502724. Epub 2013 Sep 3. PMID: 24003221; PMCID: PMC3829444.

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