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In preparation

2. Dissipation accompanying information creation in biological systems

    (with G Stirnemann)

1. Chromatin looping role in the spread of epigenetic markers

    (with D Thirumalai)

Journal articles

8. Chromatin dynamics controls epigenetic domain formation

    M Katava, G Shi, D Thirumalai

    Biophysical Journal, 121(15), 2895-2905., 2022

7. Specific interactions and environment floppiness tune protein stability under extreme crowding

    M Katava, G Stirnemann, M Pachetti, S Capaccioli, A Paciaroni, F Sterpone

    The Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 125(23), pp.6103-6111., 2021

6. Temperature Unmasks Allosteric Propensity in a Thermophilic Malate Dehydrogenase via

    Dewetting and Collapse

    M Katava, M Marchi, D Madern, M Sztucki, M Maccarini, F Sterpone

    The Journal of Physical Chemistry B 124 (6), 1001-1008, 2020

5. Critical structural fluctuations of proteins upon thermal unfolding challenge the Lindemann


    M Katava, G Stirnemann, M Zanatta, S Capaccioli, M Pachetti, KL Ngai, F Sterpone, A Paciaroni

    Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 114 (35), 9361-9366, 2017

4. Configurational disorder of water hydrogen-bond network at the protein dynamical transition

    O Rahaman, M Kalimeri, M Katava, A Paciaroni, F Sterpone

    The Journal of Physical Chemistry B 121 (28), 6792-6798, 2017

3. Thermal activation of ‘allosteric-like’large-scale motions in a eukaryotic Lactate Dehydrogenase

    M Katava, M Maccarini, G Villain, A Paciaroni, M Sztucki, O Ivanova, D Madern, F Sterpone

    Scientific reports 7 (1), 1-12, 2017

2. Stability and function at high temperature. What makes a thermophilic GTPase different from its mesophilic homologue

    M Katava, M Kalimeri, G Stirnemann, F Sterpone

    The Journal of Physical Chemistry B 120 (10), 2721-2730, 2016

1. Capillary assembly of microscale ellipsoidal, cuboidal, and spherical particles at interfaces

    S Dasgupta, M Katava, M Faraj, T Auth, G Gompper

    Langmuir 30 (40), 11873-11882, 2014

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