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  • Show author(s) 2020. Toxin-like neuropeptides in the sea anemone Nematostella unravel recruitment from the nervous system to venom. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 27481-27492.
  • Show author(s) 2020. Some like it hot: population-specific adaptations in venom production to abiotic stressors in a widely distributed cnidarian. BMC Biology. 1-13.
  • Show author(s) 2019. The Birth and Death of Toxins with Distinct Functions: A Case Study in the Sea Anemone Nematostella. Molecular Biology and Evolution (MBE). 2001-2012.
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  • Show author(s) 2019. Exciting times to study the identity and evolution of cell types. Development. 1-6.

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1. Sachkova MY, Nordmann EL, Soto-Àngel JJ, Meeda Y, Górski B, Naumann B, Dondorp D, Chatzigeorgiou M, Kittelmann M, Burkhardt P. Neuropeptide repertoire and 3D anatomy of the ctenophore nervous system. Curr Biol. 2021 Sep 22:S0960-9822(21)01245-8. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2021.09.005. 

2. Sachkova MY, Landau M, Surm JM, Macrander J, Singer S, Reitzel AM, Moran Y. Toxin-like neuropeptides in the sea anemone Nematostella unravel recruitment from the nervous system to venom. PNAS Oct 2020, 202011120; DOI: 10.1073/pnas.2011120117

3. Sachkova MY, Macrander J, Surm JM, Aharoni R, Menard-Harvey SS, Klock A, Leach WB, Reitzel AM and Moran Y. Some like it hot: population-specific adaptations in venom production to abiotic stressors in a widely distributed cnidarian. BMC Biology 18, 121 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1186/s12915-020-00855-8 

4. Sachkova MY and Burkhardt P. Exciting times to study the identity and evolution of cell types. Meeting review. Development 2019 Sep 19; 146 (18). pii: dev178996. doi: 10.1242/dev.178996.

5. Sachkova MY*, Singer SA*, Macrander J, Reitzel AM, Peigneur S, Tytgat J, Moran Y. The birth and death of toxins with distinct functions: a case study in the sea anemone Nematostella. Mol Biol Evol. 2019 May 27. pii: msz132. doi: 10.1093/molbev/msz132. *These authors contributed equally.

6. Columbus-Shenkar YY*, Sachkova MY*, Macrander J, Fridrich A, Modepalli V, Reitzel AM, Sunagar K, Moran Y. Dynamics of venom composition across a complex life cycle. Elife. 2018 Feb 9;7. pii: e35014. doi: 10.7554/eLife.35014. *These authors contributed equally.

7. Nadezhdin K.D., Romanovskaia D.D., Sachkova M.Y., Oparin P.B., Kovalchuk S.I., Grishin E.V., Arseniev A.S., Vassilevski A.A. Modular toxin from the lynx spider Oxyopes takobius: Structure of spiderine domains in solution and membrane-mimicking environment. Protein Sci. 2017, 26, 611-616.

8. Kuzmenkov A.I., Sachkova M.Y., Kovalchuk S.I., Grishin E.V. & Vassilevski A.A. Lachesana tarabaevi, an expert in membrane-active toxins. Biochem. J. 2016, 473, 2495-2506.

9. Sachkova M.Y., Slavokhotova A.A., Grishin E.V., Vassilevski A.A. Structure of the yellow sac spider Cheiracanthium punctorium genes provides clues to evolution of insecticidal two-domain knottin toxins. Insect Mol. Biol. 2014, 23, 527-538.

10. Sachkova M.Y., Slavokhotova A.A., Grishin E.V., Vassilevski A.A. Genes and evolution of two-domain toxins from lynx spider venom. FEBS Lett. 2014, 588, 740–745.

11. Vassilevski A.A., Sachkova M.Y., Ignatova A.A., Kozlov S.A., Feofanov A.V., Grishin E.V. Spider toxins comprising disulfide-rich and linear amphipathic domains: a new class of molecules identified in the lynx spider Oxyopes takobius. FEBS J. 2013, 280, 6247–6261.

12. Kurochkina L.P., Aksyuk A.A., Sachkova M.Yu., Sykilinda N.N., Mesyanzhinov V.V. Characterization of tail sheath protein of giant bacteriophage φKZ Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Virology 2009, 395, 312–317.

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