Hrebík D, Štveráková D, Škubník K, Füzik T, Pantůček R, Plevka PStructure and genome ejection mechanism of Staphylococcus aureus phage P68. Science Advances. 2019 

Buchta D, Füzik T, Hrebík D, Levdansky Y, Sukeník L, Mukhamedova L, Moravcová J, Vácha R, Plevka PEnterovirus particles expel capsid pentamers to enable genome release. Nature Communications. 2019 (1138)

Bárdy P, Hrebík D, Pantůček R and Plevka PFuture prospects of structural studies to advance our understanding of phage biology. Microbiology Australia, Clayton, VIC, Australia: CSIRO Publishing, 2019. ISSN 1324-4272.


Procházková M, Füzik T, Škubník K, Moravcová J, Ubiparip Z, Přidal A,  Plevka P

Virion structure and genome delivery mechanism of sacbrood honeybee virus. PNAS. 2018; 115(30):7759-7764

Füzik T, Formanová P, Růžek D, Yoshii K, Niedrig M, Plevka PStructure of tick-borne encephalitis virus and its neutralization by a monoclonal antibody. Nature Communications. 2018 (436)


Jasnovidova O, Klumpler T, Kubicek K, Kalynych S, Plevka P, Stefl R. Structure and dynamics of the RNAPII CTDsome with Rtt103. PNAS. 2017; 114(42):11133-11138.

Zeman M, Mašlaňová I, Indráková A, Šiborová M, Mikulášek K, Bendíčková K, Plevka P, Vrbovská V, Zdráhal Z, Doškař J, Pantůček R. Staphylococcus sciuri bacteriophages double-convert for staphylokinase and phospholipase, mediate interspecies plasmid transduction, and package mecA gene. Sci Rep. 2017; 7:46319.

Škubník K, Nováček J, Füzik T, Přidal A, Paxton RJ, Plevka P. Structure of deformed wing virus, a major honey bee pathogen. PNAS. 2017; 114(12):3210-3215.

Spurny R, Přidal A, Pálková L, Tran Kiem HK, de Miranda JR, Plevka P. Virion structure of black queen cell virus, a common honeybee pathogen. J Virol. 2017; 91(6):2100-16.

Kalynych S, Füzik T, Přidal A, de Miranda J, Plevka P. Cryo-EM study of slow bee paralysis virus at low pH reveals iflavirus genome release mechanism. PNAS. 2017; 114(3):598-603.

Mullapudi E, Füzik T, Přidal A, Plevka P. Cryo-EM study of genome release of dicistrovirus Israeli acute bee paralysis virus. J Virol. 2017; 91(4):2060-16.


Sabin C, Füzik T, Škubník K, Pálková L, Lindberg AM, Plevka P. Structure of Aichi virus 1 and its empty particle: clues to kobuvirus genome release mechanism. J Virol. 2016; 90(23):10800-10810.

Mullapudi E, Přidal A, Pálková L, de Miranda JR, Plevka P. Virion structure of Israeli acute bee paralysis virus. J Virol. 2016; 90(18):8150-9.

Nováček J, Šiborová M, Benešík M, Pantůček R, Doškař J, Plevka P. Structure and genome release of Twort-like Myoviridae phage with a double-layered baseplate. PNAS. 2016; 113(33):9351-6.

Mullapudi E, Nováček J, Pálková L, Kulich P, Lindberg AM, van Kuppeveld FJ, Plevka P. Structure and genome release mechanism of human cardiovirus Saffold virus-3. J Virol. 2016; 90(17):7628-39.

Kalynych S, Přidal A, Pálková L, Levdansky Y, de Miranda JR, Plevka P. Virion structure of iflavirus slow bee paralysis virus at 2.6Å resolution. J Virol. 2016; 90(16):7444-55.

Sabin C, Plevka P. The use of noncrystallographic symmetry averaging to solve structures from data affected by perfect hemihedral twinning. Acta Cryst. F. 2016; 72(3):188-97.

Kalynych S, Pálková L, Plevka P. The structure of Human Parechovirus-1 reveals an association of the RNA genome with the capsid. J Virol. 2016; 90(3):1377-86


Yap ML, Klose T, Plevka P, Aksyuk A, Zhang X, Arisaka F, Rossmann MG. Structure of the 3.3MDa, in vitro assembled, hubless bacteriophage T4 baseplate. J Struct Biol. 2014; 187(2):95-102.

Plevka P, Lim PY, Perera R, Cardosa J, Suksatu A, Kuhn RJ, Rossmann MG. Neutralizing antibodies can initiate genome release from human enterovirus 71. PNAS. 2014; 111(6):2134-9.

Plevka P, Battisti AJ, Sheng J, Rossmann MG. Mechanism for maturation-related reorganization of flavivirus glycoproteins. J Struct Biol. 2014; 185(1):27-31.


Mangala Prasad V, Willows SD, Fokine A, Battisti AJ, Sun S, Plevka P, Hobman TC, Rossmann MG. Rubella virus capsid protein structure and its role in virus assembly and infection. PNAS. 2013; 110(50):20105-10.

Meng G, Zhang X, Plevka P, Yu Q, Tijssen P, Rossmann MG. The structure and host entry of an invertebrate parvovirus. J Virol. 2013; 2013; 87(23):12523-30.

Nemecek D, Plevka P, Boura E. Using cryoEM Reconstruction and Phase Extension to Determine Crystal Structure of Bacteriophage ϕ6 Major Capsid Protein. Protein J. 2013; 32(8):635-40.

Nemecek D, Boura E, Wu W, Cheng N, Plevka P, Qiao J, Mindich L, Heymann JB, Hurley JH, Steven AC. Subunit Folds and Maturation Pathway of a dsRNA Virus Capsid. Structure. 2013; 21(8):1374-83.

Wang Z, Li L, Pennington JG, Sheng J, Yap ML, Plevka P, Meng G, Sun L, Jiang W, Rossmann MG. Obstruction of Dengue Virus Maturation by Fab Fragments of the 2H2 Antibody. J Virol. 2013; 87(16):8909-15.

Zhang X, Sheng J, Plevka P, Kuhn RJ, Diamond MS, Rossmann MG. Dengue structure differs at the temperatures of its human and mosquito hosts. PNAS. 2013; 110(17):6795-9.

Plevka P*, Perera R*, Yap ML, Cardosa J, Kuhn RJ, Rossmann MG. Structure of human enterovirus 71 in complex with a capsid-binding inhibitor. PNAS. 2013; 110(14):5463-7.


Plevka P, Battisti AJ, Winkler DC, Tars K, Holdaway HA, Bator CM, Rossmann MG. Sample preparation induced artifacts in cryo-electron tomographs. Microscopy and Microanalysis. 2012; 18(5):1043-8.

Battisti AJ, Yoder JD, Plevka P, Winkler DC, Mangala Prasad V, Kuhn RJ, Frey TK, Steven AC, Rossmann MG. Cryo-Electron Tomography of Rubella Virus. J Virol. 2012; 86(20):11078-85.

Plevka P, Perera R, Cardosa J, Kuhn RJ, Rossmann MG. Structure determination of enterovirus 71. Acta Cryst. D. 2012; 68(9):1217-22.

Battisti AJ, Meng G, Winkler DC, McGinnes LW, Plevka P, Steven AC, Morrison TG, Rossmann MG. Structure and assembly of a paramyxovirus matrix protein. PNAS. 2012; 109(35):13996-4000.

Plevka P, Perera R, Cardosa J, Kuhn RJ, Rossmann MG. Crystal Structure of the Hand, Foot, and Mouth Disease Virus, Enterovirus 71. Science. 2012; 336(6086):1274.


Plevka P, Kaufmann B, Rossmann MG. Analysis of phases in the structure determination of an icosahedral virus. Acta Cryst D. 2011; 67(6):568-77.

Plevka P, Battisti AJ, Junjhon J, Winkler DC, Holdaway HA, Keelapang P, Sittisombut N, Kuhn RJ, Steven AC, Rossmann MG. Maturation of flaviviruses starts from one or more icosahedrally independent nucleation centers. EMBO Reports. 2011; 12(6):602-6.

Plevka P, Hafenstein S, Li L, D'Abramo A Jr, Cotmore SF, Rossmann MG, Tattersall P. Structure of a packaging defective mutant of Minute Virus of Mice indicates that the genome is packaged via a pore at a fivefold axis. J Virol. 2011; 85(10):4822-7.

Kaufmann B, El-Far M, Plevka P, Bowman VD, Li Y, Tijssen P, Rossmann MG. Structure of Bombyx mori Densovirus 1, a Silkworm Pathogen. J Virol. 2011; 85(10):4822-7.

Rossmann MG, Battisti AJ, Plevka P. Chapter 5 - Future prospects. Recent Advances in Electron Cryomicroscopy, Part B, 2011; (APCSB, Vol. 82, ISBN: 9780123865076)


Rossmann MG, Battisti AJ, Plevka P. Chapter 5 - Future prospects. Recent Advances in Electron Cryomicroscopy, Part B, 2011; (APCSB, Vol. 82, ISBN: 9780123865076)

Kaufmann B, Plevka P, Kuhn RJ, Rossmann MG. Crystallization and preliminary X-ray diffraction analysis of West Nile virus. Acta Cryst F. 2010; 66(Pt 5):558-62.


Plevka P, Kazaks A, Voronkova T, Kotelovica S, Dishlers A, Liljas L, Tars K. The structure of bacteriophage phiCb5 reveals a role of the RNA genome and metal ions in particle stability and assembly. J Mol Biol. 2009; 391(3):635-47.

Plevka P, Tars K, Liljas L. Structure and stability of icosahedral particles of a covalent coat protein dimer of bacteriophage MS2. Protein Sci. 2009; 18(8):1653-61.

Plevka P, Tars K, Liljas L. Crystal packing of a bacteriophage MS2 coat protein mutant corresponds to octahedral particles. Protein Sci. 2008; 17(10):1731-9.

Plevka P, Tars K, Zeltins A, Balke I, Truve E, Liljas L. The three-dimensional structure of ryegrass mottle virus at 2.9Å resolution. Virology. 2007; 369(2):364-74.