Alex Evilevitch

Senior Lecturer, Postdoc at the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA), PhD
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  1. 2021
  2. Energetics of the DNA-Filled Head

    Alex Evilevitch, 2021, Reference Module in Life Sciences. Elsevier, Vol. 4. p. 1-8

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapter

  3. 2020
  4. Nanoscale Structural Characterization of Individual Viral Particles Using Atomic Force Microscope Infrared (AFM-IR) and Tip-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy (TERS)

    Tianyi Dou, Zhandong Li, Junjie Zhang, Alex Evilevitch & Dmitry Kurouski, 2020, In: Analytical Chemistry. 92, 16, p. 11297–11304

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  5. Pressurized DNA state inside herpes capsids-A novel antiviral target

    Alberto Brandariz-Nuñez, Scott J Robinson & Alex Evilevitch, 2020, In: PLoS Pathogens. 16, 7, e1008604.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  6. 2019
  7. Pressure-driven release of viral genome into a host nucleus is a mechanism leading to herpes infection

    Alberto Brandariz-Nuñez, Ting Liu, Te Du & Alex Evilevitch, 2019 Aug 8, In: eLife. 8, e47212.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  8. 2018
  9. The mobility of packaged phage genome controls ejection dynamics

    Alex Evilevitch, 2018 Sep 4, In: eLife. 7, e37345.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  10. 2016
  11. Portal Stability Controls Dynamics of DNA Ejection from Phage

    Krista G. Freeman, Manja A. Behrens, Kiril A. Streletzky, Ulf Olsson & Alex Evilevitch, 2016 Jul 7, In: Journal of Physical Chemistry B. 120, 26, p. 6421-6429 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  12. 2015
  13. Exploring the balance between DNA pressure and capsid stability in Herpes and phage.

    D W Bauer, D Li, J Huffman, F L Homa, K Wilson, J C Leavitt, S R Casjens, J Baines & Alex Evilevitch, 2015, In: Journal of Virology. 89, 18, p. 9288-9298

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  14. Influence of Internal DNA Pressure on Stability and Infectivity of Phage λ.

    D W Bauer & Alex Evilevitch, 2015, In: Journal of Molecular Biology. 427, 20, p. 3189-3200

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  15. Ionic switch controls the DNA state in phage λ.

    Dong Li, Ting Liu, Xiaobing Zuo, Tao Li, Xiangyun Qiu & Alex Evilevitch, 2015, In: Nucleic Acids Research. 43, 13, p. 6348-6358

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  16. 2014
  17. Major capsid reinforcement by a minor protein in herpesviruses and phage.

    Udom Sae-Ueng, Ting Liu, Carlos Enrique Catalano, Jamie B Huffman, Fred L Homa & Alex Evilevitch, 2014, In: Nucleic Acids Research. 42, 14, p. 9096-9107

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  18. Solid-to-fluid DNA transition inside HSV-1 capsid close to the temperature of infection.

    Udom Sae-Ueng, Dong Li, Xiaobing Zuo, Jamie B Huffman, Fred L Homa, Donald Rau & Alex Evilevitch, 2014, In: Nature Chemical Biology. 10, 10, p. 861

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  19. Solid-to-fluid-like DNA transition in viruses facilitates infection.

    Ting Liu, Udom Sae-Ueng, Dong Li, Gabriel C Lander, Xiaobing Zuo, Bengt Jönsson, Donald Rau, Ivetta Shefer & Alex Evilevitch, 2014, In: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 111, 41, p. 14675-14680

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  20. 2013
  21. Photocatalytic Degradation of Bacteriophages Evidenced by Atomic Force Microscopy

    Emrecan Soylemez, Maarten P. de Boer, Udom Sae-Ueng, Alex Evilevitch, Tom A. Stewart & May Nyman, 2013 Jan 3, In: PLoS ONE. 8, 1, e53601.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  22. DNA bending-induced phase transition of encapsidated genome in phage λ

    Gabriel C Lander, John E Johnson, Donald C Rau, Clinton S Potter, Bridget Carragher & Alex Evilevitch, 2013, In: Nucleic Acids Research. 41, 8, p. 4518

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  23. Herpes Virus Genome, The Pressure Is On

    David W. Bauer, Jamie B. Huffman, Fred L. Homa & Alex Evilevitch, 2013, In: Journal of the American Chemical Society. 135, 30, p. 11216-11221

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  24. Physical evolution of pressure-driven viral infection.

    Alex Evilevitch, 2013, In: Biophysical Journal. 104, 10, p. 2113-2114

    Research output: Contribution to journalDebate/Note/Editorial

  25. 2012
  26. Challenging Packaging Limits and Infectivity of Phage λ

    Elmar Nurmemmedov, Martin Castelnovo, Elizabeth Medina, Carlos Enrique Catalano & Alex Evilevitch, 2012, In: Journal of Molecular Biology. 415, 2, p. 263-273

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  27. Chemical mapping of DNA and counter-ion content inside phage by energy-filtered TEM

    Pernilla Nevsten, Alex Evilevitch & Reine Wallenberg, 2012, In: Journal of Biological Physics. 38, 2, p. 229-240

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  28. 2011
  29. Effects of Salts on Internal DNA Pressure and Mechanical Properties of Phage Capsids.

    Alex Evilevitch, Wouter H Roos, Irena L Ivanovska, Meerim Jeembaeva, Bengt Jönsson & Gijs J L Wuite, 2011, In: Journal of Molecular Biology. 405, p. 18-23

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  30. Temperature Induced Phase Transition of Encapsidated Phage DNA

    Meerim Jeembaeva, Udom Sae-Ueng, Elmar Nurmemmedov, Martin Castelnovo, Bengt Jönsson & Alex Evilevitch, 2011, (Unpublished).

    Research output: Working paper

  31. 2010
  32. DNA Heats Up: Energetics of Genome Ejection from Phage Revealed by Isothermal Titration Calorimetry.

    Meerim Jeembaeva, Bengt Jönsson, Martin Castelnovo & Alex Evilevitch, 2010, In: Journal of Molecular Biology. 395, 5, p. 1079-1087

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  33. Physics of viral infectivity: Matching genome length with capsid size

    Alex Evilevitch & Martin Castelnovo, 2010, Emerging Topics in Physical Virology. Stockley, P. G. & Twarock, R. (eds.). Imperial College Press, p. 217-253

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapter

  34. 2009
  35. Influence of Internal Capsid Pressure on Viral Infection by Phage lambda

    Sarah Koester, Alex Evilevitch, Meerim Jeembaeva & David A. Weitz, 2009, In: Biophysical Journal. 97, 6, p. 1525-1529

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  36. 2008
  37. Bacteriophage lambda stabilization by auxiliary protein gpD: Timing, location, and mechanism of attachment determined by cryo-EM

    Gabriel C. Lander, Alex Evilevitch, Meerim Jeembaeva, Clinton S. Potter, Bridget Carragher & John E. Johnson, 2008, In: Structure. 16, 9, p. 1399-1406

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  38. Effects of salt concentrations and bending energy on the extent of ejection of phage genomes

    Alex Evilevitch, Li Tai Fang, Aron Yoffe, Martin Castelnovo, Donald C. Rau, V. Adrian Parsegian, William M. Gelbart & Charles M. Knobler, 2008, In: Biophysical Journal. 94, 3, p. 1110-1120

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  39. Osmotic pressure: resisting or promoting DNA ejection from phage?

    Meerim Jeembaeva, Martin Castelnovo, Frida Larsson & Alex Evilevitch, 2008, In: Journal of Molecular Biology. 381, 2, p. 310-323

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  40. 2007
  41. Biophysics of viral infectivity: matching genome length with capsid size.

    Elmar Nurmemmedov, Martin Castelnovo, Carlos Enrique Catalano & Alex Evilevitch, 2007, In: Quarterly Reviews of Biophysics. 40, 4, p. 327-356

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  42. Forces Controlling the Rate of DNA Ejection from Page λ

    David Löf, Karin Schillén, Bengt Jönsson & Alex Evilevitch, 2007, In: Journal of Molecular Biology. 368, 1, p. 55-65

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  43. Internal DNA pressure modifies stability of WT phage

    Irena Ivanovska, Gijs Wuite, Bengt Jönsson & Alex Evilevitch, 2007, In: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 104, 23, p. 9603-9608

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  44. Viral capsids: Mechanical characteristics, genome packaging and delivery mechanisms

    W. H. Roos, I. L. Ivanovska, Alex Evilevitch & G. J. L. Wuite, 2007, In: Cellular and Molecular Life Sciences. 64, 12, p. 1484-1497

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

  45. 2006
  46. Binding effects in multivalent Gibbs-Donnan equilibrium

    M Castelnovo & Alex Evilevitch, 2006, In: Europhysics Letters. 73, 4, p. 635-641

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  47. The effect of genome length on ejection forces in bacteriophage lambda.

    Paul Grayson, Alex Evilevitch, P. K. Purohit, William M. Gelbart, Charles M. Knobler & Robert Phillips, 2006, In: Virology. 348, 2, p. 430-436

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  48. 2005
  49. Measurements of DNA Lengths Remaining in a Viral Capsid after Osmotically Suppressed Partial Ejection

    Alex Evilevitch, J Gober, M Phillips, C Knobler & W Gelbart, 2005, In: Biophysical Journal. 88, 1, p. 751-756

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  50. 2004
  51. Measuring the force ejecting DNA from phage

    Alex Evilevitch, Martin Castelnovo, Charles Knobler & William Gelbart, 2004, In: The Journal of Physical Chemistry Part B. 108 (21), May 27, p. 6838-6843

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  52. 2003
  53. Osmotic pressure inhibition of DNA ejection from phage.

    Alex Evilevitch, L. Lavelle, Eric Raspaud, Charles M. Knobler & William M. Gelbart, 2003, In: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 100 (16), Aug 5, p. 9292-9295

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  54. 2002
  55. Computer simulation of molecular exchange in colloidal systems

    Alex Evilevitch, J Rescic, Bengt Jönsson & Ulf Olsson, 2002, In: The Journal of Physical Chemistry Part B. 106, 45, p. 11746-11757

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  56. 2001
  57. Molecular Exchange in Colloidal Dispersions

    Alex Evilevitch, 2001, Alex Evilevitch, Beväringsgatan 1, 212 33 Malmö, Sweden,. 162 p.

    Research output: ThesisDoctoral Thesis (compilation)

  58. Molecular transport in a nonequilibrium droplet microemulsion system.

    Alex Evilevitch, Bengt Jönsson, Ulf Olsson & Håkan Wennerström, 2001, In: Langmuir. 17, 22, p. 6893-6904

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  59. Structure and transport properties of a charged spherical microemulsion system

    Alex Evilevitch, V. Lobaskin, Per Linse, Ulf Olsson & Peter Schurtenberger, 2001, In: Langmuir. 17, 4, p. 1043-1053

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle