Lawson A.P., Long M.J., Coffey R.T., Qian Y., Weerapana E., El Oualid F., Hedstrom L. Naturally occurring isothiocyanates exert anticancer effects by inhibiting deubiquitinating enzymes. Cancer Res., 2015, in press.
Clancy K.W., Weerapana E., Thompson P.R. Detection and identification of protein citrullination in complex biological systems. (Review) Curr Opin Chem Biol., 2015, in press. Special issue on "Omics".
Lewallen D.M., Bicker K.L., Subramanian V., Clancy K.W., Slade D.J., Martell J., Dreyton C.J., Sokolove J., Weerapana E., Thompson P.R. A chemical proteomic platform to identify citrullinated proteins. ACS Chem Biol., 2015, in press.
Abo M., Weerapana E. A caged probe for global analysis of cysteine reactivity in living cells. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2015, 137, 7087-90.
Wei Y., Stec B., Redfield A.G., Weerapana E., Roberts M.F. Phospholipid binding sites of PTEN: Exploring the mechanism of PIP2 activation. J. Biol. Chem., 2015, 290, 1592-606.
Bak D.W., Weerapana E. Cysteine-mediated redox signalling in the mitochondria. (Review) Molecular Biosystems, 2015, 11, 678-97.
Shannon D.A., Weerapana E. Covalent protein modification: the current landscape of residue-specific electrophiles. (Review) Current Opinion in Chemical Biology, 2015, 24, 18-26. Special issue on "Omics".

Couvertier S.M., Zhou Y., Weerapana E. Chemical-Proteomic Strategies to Investigate Cysteine Posttranslational Modifications. (Review) Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA) - Proteins and Proteomics, 2014, 1844, 2315-30.
Tamburini, F., Kelly T., Weerapana E.*, Byers J.* Paper to Plastics: An interdisciplinary summer outreach project in sustainability. J. Chem. Ed., 2014, 91, 1574-79.
Pace, N. J., Weerapana, E. Zinc-binding cysteines: diverse functions and structural motifs. (Review) Biomolecules, 2014, 4, 419-34. Special issue on "Metal-binding Proteins".
Zhuang, J., Kuo, C.H., Chou, L.Y., Liu, D.Y., Weerapana, E.*, Tsung, C.K.* Optimized metal-organic-framework nanospheres for drug delivery: evaluation of small-molecule encapsulation. ACS Nano, 2014, 8, 2812-9.
Shannon, D.A., Banerjee, R., Webster, E.R., Bak, D.W., Wang, C., Weerapana, E. Investigating the Proteome Reactivity and Selectivity of Aryl Halides J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2014, 136, 3330-3.
Martell, J., Weerapana, E. Applications of copper-catalyzed click chemistry in activity-based protein profiling. (Review) Molecules, 2014, 19, 1378-93. Special Issue on "Bioorthogonal Chemistry"
Wang, C., Weerapana, E., Blewett, M.M., Cravatt, B.F. A chemoproteomic platform to quantitatively map targets of lipid-derived electrophiles. Nature Methods, 2014, 11, 79-85.
Couvertier, S. M., Weerapana, E. Cysteine-reactive chemical probes based on a modular 4-amino-piperidine scaffold. MedChemComm, 2014, 5, 358-62.
Pace, N.J., Weerapana, E. A competitive chemical-proteomic platform to identify zinc-binding cysteines. ACS Chemical Biology, 2014, 9, 651-6.
Shannon D.A., Weerapana, E. Orphan PTMs: Rare, yet functionally important modifications of cysteine. (Review) Biopolymers, 2014, 101, 156-64. Special issue on “The Next Frontier of Posttranslational Modifications

Schwaid, A.G.#, Shannon, D.A.#, Ma, J., Slavoff, S.A., Levin, J.Z., Weerapana, E.*, Saghatelian, A.* Chemoproteomic discovery of cysteine-containing human short open reading frames. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2013, 135, 16750-3.
Child, M.A., Hall C.I., Beck, J.R., Ofori, L.O., Albrow,V.E., Garland, M., Bowyer, P.W., Bradley,P.J., Powers, J.C., Boothroyd, J.C., Weerapana, E., Bogyo, M. Small-molecule inhibition of a depalmitoylase enhances Toxoplasma host-cell invasion. Nat. Chem. Biol., 2013, 9, 651-6.
Lee, B.C., Péterfi, Z., Hoffmann, F.W., Moore, R.E., Kaya, A., Avanesov, A., Tarrago, L., Zhou, Y., Weerapana, E., Fomenko, D.E., Hoffmann, P.R., Gladyshev, V.N. MsrB1 and MICALs Regulate Actin Assembly and Macrophage Function via Reversible Stereoselective Methionine Oxidation. Molecular Cell, 2013, 51, 397-404.
Qian, Y., Martell, J., Pace N.J., Ballard, E.T., Johnson, D.S.*, Weerapana, E*. An isotopically tagged azobenzene-based cleavable linker for quantitative proteomics. ChemBioChem, 2013, 14, 1410-1414.
Banerjee, R., Brown, D.R., Weerapana, E. Recent Developments in the Synthesis of Bioactive 2,4,6-Trisubstituted-1,3,5-Triazines. (Review) Synlett, 2013, 24, 1599-1605.
Gu C., Shannon D.A., Colby T., Wang Z., Shabab M., Kumari S., Villamor J.G., McLaughlin C.J., Weerapana E., Kaiser M., Cravatt B.F., van der Hoorn R.A.L. Chemical Proteomics with Sulfonyl Fluoride Probes Reveals Selective Labeling of Functional Tyrosines in Glutathione Transferases. Chemistry & Biology, 2013, 20, 541-548.
Deng X., Weerapana E., Ulanovskaya O., Sun F., Liang H., Ji Q., Ye Y., Fu Y., Zhou L., Li J., Zhang H., Wang C., Alvarez S., Hicks L.M., Lan L., Wu M., Cravatt B.F., He C. Proteome-wide Quantification and Characterization of Oxidation-Sensitive Cysteines in Pathogenic Bacteria. Cell Host Microbe, 2013, 13, 358-70.
Banerjee, R., Pace, N.J., Brown, D.R., Weerapana, E. 1,3,5-Triazine as a Modular Scaffold for Covalent Inhibitors with Streamlined Target Identification. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2013, 135, 2497-500.
Pace, N.J., Weerapana, E. Diverse functional roles of reactive cysteines. (Review) ACS Chemical Biology, 2013, 8, 283-96.
Ramya, T. N. C., Weerapana, E., Cravatt, B. F., Paulson, J. C. Glycoproteomics enabled by tagging sialic acid or galactose terminated glycans. Glycobiology, 2013, 23, 211-21.

ChemBioChem cover, Nov. 5, 2012 Shannon, D. A., Gu, C., McLaughlin, C. J., Kaiser, M., van der Hoorn, R. A. L., Weerapana, E. Sulfonyl Fluoride Analogues as Activity-Based Probes for Serine Proteases. ChemBioChem, 2012, 13, 2327-2330.
(cover article, see right)
Pace, N. J., Pimental, D. R., Weerapana, E.
An Inhibitor of Glutathione S-Transferase Omega 1 that Selectively Targets Apoptotic Cells. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2012, 124, 8490-8493.
Tarrago, L., Kaya, A., Weerapana, E., Marino, S. M., Gladyshev, V. N. Methionine Sulfoxide Reductases Preferentially Reduce Unfolded Oxidized Proteins and Protect Cells from Oxidative Protein Unfolding. J. Biol. Chem., 2012, 287, 24448-24459.

Hall, C., Reese, M., Weerapana, E., Child, M., Bowyer, P., Albrow, V., Heraldsen, J., MacDonald, P. Sandoval, E. D., Ward, G., Cravatt, B. F., Boothroyd, J., Bogyo, M. A chemical genetic screen identifies Toxoplasma DJ-1 as a regulator of parasite secretion and invasion. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci., 2011, 108, 10568-10573.
Bachovchin, D. A., Zuhl, A. M., Speers, A. E., Wolfe, M. R., Weerapana, E., Brown, S. J., Rosen, H., Cravatt, B., F.. Discovery and optimization of sulfonyl acrylonitriles as selective, covalent inhibitors of protein phosphate methylesterase-1. J. Med. Chem., 2011, 54, 5229-5236.
Ahn, K., Smith, S. E., Liimatta, M. B., Beidler, D., Sadagopan, N., Dudley, D. T., Young, T., Wren, P., Zhang, Y., Swaney, S., Van Becelaere, K., Blankman, J. L., Nomura, D. K., Bhattachar, S. N., Stiff, C., Nomanbhoy, T. K., Weerapana, E., Johnson, D. S., Cravatt, B. F. Mechanistic and pharmacological characterization of PF-04457845: a highly potent and selective FAAH inhibitor that reduces inflammatory and noninflammatory pain. J. Pharmacol. Exp. Ther., 2011, 338, 114-124.

Weerapana, E.*, Wang, C.*, Simon, G.M., Richter, F., Khare, S., Dillon, B.D.M., Bachovchin, D.A., Mowen, K., Baker, D., Cravatt, B.F. Quantitative reactivity profiling predicts functional cysteines in proteomes. Nature, 2010, 468, 790-795.
*These authors contributed equally to this work.
Johnson, D.S., Weerapana, E., Cravatt, B.F. Strategies for discovering and derisking covalent, irreversible enzyme inhibitors. (Review) Fut. Med. Chem. 2010, 2, 949-964.
Wurdak, H., Zhu, S., Aimone, L., Lairson, L.L., Watson, J., Chopiuk, G., Min, K.H., Demas, J., Charette, B., Halder, R., Weerapana, E., Cravatt, B.F., Cline, H.T., Peters, E.C. Zhang, J., Walker, J.R., Wu, C., Zhang, J., Tuntland, T., Cho, C.Y., Shultz, P.G., A small molecule accelerates neuronal differentiation in the adult rat. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci., 2010, 107, 16542-7.
Ramya, T. N. C., Weerapana, E., Liao, L., Zeng, Y., Tateno, H., Liao, L., Yates, J., Cravatt, B. F., Paulson, J. C. In situ trans ligands of CD22 identified by glycan-protein photocross-linking-enabled proteomics. Mol. Cell. Proteomics. 2010, 9, 1339-51.


Ahn, K., Johnson, D. S., Mileni, M., Beidler, D., Long, J. Z., McKinney, M. K., Weerapana, E., Sadagopan, N., Liimatta, M., Smith, S. E., Lazerwith, S., Stiff, C., Kamtekar, S., Bhattacharya, K., Zhang, Y., Swaney, S., Van Becelaere, K., Stevens, R. C., Cravatt, B. F. Discovery and Characterization of a Highly Selective FAAH Inhibitor that Reduces Inflammatory Pain. Chem. Biol. 2009, 16,411-20.


Weerapana, E., Simon, G. M., Cravatt, B. F. Disparate proteome reactivity profiles of carbon electrophiles. Nat. Chem. Biol. 2008, 4, 405-7.


Chen, M. C., Weerapana, E., Ciepichal, E. Stupak, J., Reid, C.W, Swiezewska, E. and Imperiali, B. (2007) Polysisoprenyl specificity in the Campylobacter jejuni N-linked glycosylation pathway. Biochemistry, 2007, 46, 14342-8.

Weerapana, E., Speers, A. E. and Cravatt, B. F. Tandem orthogonal proteolysis-activity-based protein profiling (TOP-ABPP) - a general method for mapping sites of probe modification in proteomes. Nat. Protocols, 2007, 2, 1414-25.

Hanson, S. R., Hsu, T-L., Weerapana, E., Kishikawa, K., Simon, G. M., Cravatt, B. F. and Wong, C-H. Tailored glycoproteomics and glycan site mapping using saccharide-selective bioorthogonal probes. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2007, 129, 7266-7.


Glover, K. J.*, Weerapana, E.*, Chen, M. M. and Imperiali B. Direct biochemical evidence for the utilization of UDP-bacillosamine by PglC, an essential glycosyl-1-phosphate transferase in the Campylobacter jejuni N-linked glycosylation pathway. Biochemistry, 2006, 45, 5343-50.
*These authors contributed equally to this work.
Weerapana, E. and Imperiali, B. Asparagine-linked protein glycosylation: From eukaryotic to prokaryotic systems. (Review) Glycobiology, 2006, 16, 91R-101R.


Glover, K. J.*, Weerapana, E.*, Numao, S. and Imperiali, B. Chemoenzymatic synthesis of glycopeptides with PglB, a bacterial oligosaccharyl transferase from Campylobacter jejuni. Chem. Biol., 2005, 12, 1311-5.
*These authors contributed equally to this work.
Weerapana, E., Glover, K. J. and Imperiali, B. Investigating bacterial N-linked glycosylation: synthesis and glycosyl acceptor activity of the undecaprenyl pyrophosphate-linked bacillosamine. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2005, 127, 13766-7.

Glover, K. J., Weerapana, E. and Imperiali, B. In vitro assembly of the undecaprenylpyrophosphate-linked heptasaccharide for prokaryotic N-linked glycosylation. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A., 2005, 102, 14255-9.


Weerapana, E. and Imperiali, B. Peptides to peptidomimetics: towards the design and synthesis of bioavailable inhibitors of oligosaccharyl transferase. Org. Biomol. Chem., 2003, 1, 93-9.