Publications by authors named "Igor Smirnov"

59 Publications

Expanding the recognition interface of the thrombin-binding aptamer HD1 through modification of residues T3 and T12.

Mol Ther Nucleic Acids 2021 Mar 16;23:863-871. Epub 2021 Jan 16.

Engelhardt Institute of Molecular Biology, Russian Academy of Sciences, 119991 Moscow, Russia.

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March 2021

Functional characterization of the dural sinuses as a neuroimmune interface.

Cell 2021 Feb 27;184(4):1000-1016.e27. Epub 2021 Jan 27.

Center for Brain Immunology and Glia (BIG), Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO 63110, USA; Department of Pathology and Immunology, School of Medicine, Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO 63110, USA; Department of Neuroscience, School of Medicine, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA 22908, USA; Neuroscience Graduate Program, School of Medicine, Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO 63110, USA; Neuroscience Graduate Program, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA 22908, USA; Gutenberg Research Fellowship Group of Neuroimmunology, Focus Program Translational Neuroscience (FTN) and Immunotherapy (FZI), Rhine Main Neuroscience Network (rmn(2)), University Medical Center of the Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Mainz, Germany. Electronic address:

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February 2021

Astrocytes promote a protective immune response to brain Toxoplasma gondii infection via IL-33-ST2 signaling.

PLoS Pathog 2020 10 27;16(10):e1009027. Epub 2020 Oct 27.

Center for Brain Immunology and Glia, Department of Neuroscience, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia, United States of America.

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October 2020

3D Printed Gene-activated Octacalcium Phosphate Implants for Large Bone Defects Engineering.

Int J Bioprint 2020 3;6(3):275. Epub 2020 Jun 3.

A.A. Baikov Institute of Metallurgy and Materials Science, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia.

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June 2020

Meningeal lymphatic dysfunction exacerbates traumatic brain injury pathogenesis.

Nat Commun 2020 09 10;11(1):4524. Epub 2020 Sep 10.

Center for Brain Immunology and Glia (BIG), Department of Neuroscience, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, 22908, USA.

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September 2020

Folding topology, structural polymorphism, and dimerization of intramolecular DNA G-quadruplexes with inverted polarity strands and non-natural loops.

Int J Biol Macromol 2020 Nov 12;162:1972-1981. Epub 2020 Aug 12.

Engelhardt Institute of Molecular Biology, Russian Academy of Sciences, 119991 Moscow, Russia. Electronic address:

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November 2020

Benzothiazole-based cyanines as fluorescent "light-up" probes for duplex and quadruplex DNA.

Biochimie 2019 Jul 22;162:216-228. Epub 2019 Apr 22.

Biophysics Department, Research and Clinical Center for Physical Chemical Medicine, Malaya Pirogovskaya Str. 1a, Moscow, 119435, Russia; Engelhardt Institute of Molecular Biology, Russian Academy of Sciences, Vavilov Str. 32, Moscow, 119991, Russia.

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July 2019

Probing the Nitroindole-Modified Central Loop of Thrombin Aptamer HD1 as a Recognition Site.

Nucleic Acid Ther 2019 08 13;29(4):208-217. Epub 2019 Mar 13.

1Engelhardt Institute of Molecular Biology, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia.

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August 2019

Mass-spectrometry analysis of modifications at DNA termini induced by DNA polymerases.

Sci Rep 2017 07 27;7(1):6674. Epub 2017 Jul 27.

W. A. Engelhardt Institute of Molecular Biology Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, 119991, Russia.

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July 2017

Data on secondary structures and ligand interactions of G-rich oligonucleotides that defy the classical formula for G4 motifs.

Data Brief 2017 Apr 12;11:258-265. Epub 2017 Feb 12.

Research and Clinical Center for Physical Chemical Medicine, 119435 Moscow, Russia.

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April 2017

The expanding repertoire of G4 DNA structures.

Biochimie 2017 Apr 19;135:54-62. Epub 2017 Jan 19.

Research and Clinical Center for Physical Chemical Medicine, 119435 Moscow, Russia. Electronic address:

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April 2017

Characterization of meningeal type 2 innate lymphocytes and their response to CNS injury.

J Exp Med 2017 02 19;214(2):285-296. Epub 2016 Dec 19.

Center for Brain Immunology and Glia (BIG), University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA 22908

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February 2017

Light-induced oxidation of the telomeric G4 DNA in complex with Zn(II) tetracarboxymethyl porphyrin.

Nucleic Acids Res 2016 12 23;44(21):10031-10041. Epub 2016 Oct 23.

Engelhardt Institute of Molecular Biology, Russian Academy of Sciences, Vavilov str., 32, 119991 Moscow, Russia

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December 2016

A Solution to the Common Problem of the Synthesis and Applications of Hexachlorofluorescein Labeled Oligonucleotides.

PLoS One 2016 18;11(11):e0166911. Epub 2016 Nov 18.

Department of Molecular Genesis, Federal Research and Clinical Center of Physical- Chemical Medicine, Moscow, Russian Federation.

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June 2017

Recombinant Human Elastase Treatment of Cephalic Veins.

Cardiovasc Pharm Open Access 2016 Apr 5;5(2). Epub 2016 Apr 5.

Research and Development, Proteon Therapeutics, Inc. Waltham, Massachusetts, USA.

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April 2016

G4 Aptamers: Trends in Structural Design.

Mini Rev Med Chem 2016 ;16(16):1321-1329

Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Federal Research and Clinical Center of Physical- Chemical Medicine of FMBA, P.O. Box: 119435, Moscow, Russia.

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March 2017