Publications

Structure and function of the membrane anchoring self-assembled monolayers.
Rakovska B, Ragaliauskas T, Mickevicius M, Jankunec M, Niaura G, Vanderah DJ, Valincius G, Rakovska B, Ragaliauskas T, Mickevicius M, Jankunec M, Niaura G, Vanderah DJ, Valincius G. 2015. Structure and function of the membrane anchoring self-assembled monolayers. Langmuir : the ACS journal of surfaces and colloids 31(2): 846-57. DOI: 10.1021/la503715b
Natural flanking sequences for peptides included in a quantification concatamer internal standard.
Cheung CS, Anderson KW, Wang M, Turko IV, Cheung CS, Anderson KW, Wang M, Turko IV. 2015. Natural flanking sequences for peptides included in a quantification concatamer internal standard. Analytical chemistry 87(2): 1097-102. DOI: 10.1021/ac503697j
DNA polymerases in biotechnology.
Gardner AF, Kelman Z, Gardner AF, Kelman Z. 2014. DNA polymerases in biotechnology. Frontiers in microbiology 5: 659. DOI: 10.3389/fmicb.2014.00659
Active destabilization of base pairs by a DNA glycosylase wedge initiates damage recognition.
Kuznetsov NA, Bergonzo C, Campbell AJ, Li H, Mechetin GV, de los Santos C, Grollman AP, Fedorova OS, Zharkov DO, Simmerling C, Kuznetsov NA, Bergonzo C, Campbell AJ, Li H, Mechetin GV, de los Santos C, Grollman AP, Fedorova OS, Zharkov DO, Simmerling C. 2015. Active destabilization of base pairs by a DNA glycosylase wedge initiates damage recognition. Nucleic acids research 43(1): 272-81. DOI: 10.1093/nar/gku1300
High accuracy of Karplus equations for relating three-bond J couplings to protein backbone torsion angles.
Li F, Lee JH, Grishaev A, Ying J, Bax A, Li F, Lee JH, Grishaev A, Ying J, Bax A. 2015. High accuracy of Karplus equations for relating three-bond J couplings to protein backbone torsion angles. Chemphyschem : a European journal of chemical physics and physical chemistry 16(3): 572-8. DOI: 10.1002/cphc.201402704
HIV. Expanding the breadth of an HIV-1 vaccine.
Ofek G, Diskin R, Ofek G, Diskin R. 2014. HIV. Expanding the breadth of an HIV-1 vaccine. Science (New York, N.Y.) 346(6215): 1290-1. DOI: 10.1126/science.aaa2315
Resolving self-association of a therapeutic antibody by formulation optimization and molecular approaches.
Casaz P, Boucher E, Wollacott R, Pierce BG, Rivera R, Sedic M, Ozturk S, Thomas WD, Wang Y, Casaz P, Boucher E, Wollacott R, Pierce BG, Rivera R, Sedic M, Ozturk S, Thomas WD, Wang Y. 2014. Resolving self-association of a therapeutic antibody by formulation optimization and molecular approaches. mAbs 6(6): 1533-9. DOI: 10.4161/19420862.2014.975658
Modulation of RNA polymerase II phosphorylation downstream of pathogen perception orchestrates plant immunity.
Li F, Cheng C, Cui F, de Oliveira MV, Yu X, Meng X, Intorne AC, Babilonia K, Li M, Li B, et al. 2014. Modulation of RNA polymerase II phosphorylation downstream of pathogen perception orchestrates plant immunity. Cell host & microbe 16(6): 748-58. DOI: 10.1016/j.chom.2014.10.018
Structural interactions of a voltage sensor toxin with lipid membranes.
Mihailescu M, Krepkiy D, Milescu M, Gawrisch K, Swartz KJ, White S, Mihailescu M, Krepkiy D, Milescu M, Gawrisch K, Swartz KJ, White S. 2014. Structural interactions of a voltage sensor toxin with lipid membranes. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 111(50): E5463-70. DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1415324111
Quantitative analysis of the thermal stability of the gamma phage endolysin PlyG: a biophysical and kinetic approach to assaying therapeutic potential.
Heselpoth RD, Owens JM, Nelson DC, Heselpoth RD, Owens JM, Nelson DC. 2015. Quantitative analysis of the thermal stability of the gamma phage endolysin PlyG: a biophysical and kinetic approach to assaying therapeutic potential. Virology 477: 125-132. DOI: 10.1016/j.virol.2014.11.003
Archaeal DNA replication.
Kelman LM, Kelman Z, Kelman LM, Kelman Z. 2014. Archaeal DNA replication. Annual review of genetics 48: 71-97. DOI: 10.1146/annurev-genet-120213-092148
Stapled HIV-1 peptides recapitulate antigenic structures and engage broadly neutralizing antibodies.
Bird GH, Irimia A, Ofek G, Kwong PD, Wilson IA, Walensky LD, Bird GH, Irimia A, Ofek G, Kwong PD, Wilson IA, Walensky LD. 2014. Stapled HIV-1 peptides recapitulate antigenic structures and engage broadly neutralizing antibodies. Nature structural & molecular biology 21(12): 1058-67. DOI: 10.1038/nsmb.2922
Characterization of AlgMsp, an alginate lyase from Microbulbifer sp. 6532A.
Swift SM, Hudgens JW, Heselpoth RD, Bales PM, Nelson DC, Swift SM, Hudgens JW, Heselpoth RD, Bales PM, Nelson DC. 2014. Characterization of AlgMsp, an alginate lyase from Microbulbifer sp. 6532A. PloS one 9(11): e112939. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0112939
Detection of contaminating enzymatic activity in plant-derived recombinant biotechnology products.
Brinson RG, Giulian GG, Kelman Z, Marino JP, Brinson RG, Giulian GG, Kelman Z, Marino JP. 2014. Detection of contaminating enzymatic activity in plant-derived recombinant biotechnology products. Analytical chemistry 86(23): 11508-12. DOI: 10.1021/ac503864m
Isolated perioperative hypertension: clinical implications & contemporary treatment strategies.
Dodson GM, Bentley WE, Awad A, Muntazar M, Goldberg ME, Dodson GM, Bentley WE, Awad A, Muntazar M, Goldberg ME. 2014. Isolated perioperative hypertension: clinical implications & contemporary treatment strategies. Current hypertension reviews 10(1): 31-6.
Electrochemical study of the catechol-modified chitosan system for clozapine treatment monitoring.
Winkler TE, Ben-Yoav H, Chocron SE, Kim E, Kelly DL, Payne GF, Ghodssi R, Winkler TE, Ben-Yoav H, Chocron SE, Kim E, Kelly DL, Payne GF, Ghodssi R. 2014. Electrochemical study of the catechol-modified chitosan system for clozapine treatment monitoring. Langmuir : the ACS journal of surfaces and colloids 30(48): 14686-93. DOI: 10.1021/la503529k
Open challenges in magnetic drug targeting.
Shapiro B, Kulkarni S, Nacev A, Muro S, Stepanov PY, Weinberg IN, Shapiro B, Kulkarni S, Nacev A, Muro S, Stepanov PY, Weinberg IN. 2022. Open challenges in magnetic drug targeting. Wiley interdisciplinary reviews. Nanomedicine and nanobiotechnology 7(3): 446-57. DOI: 10.1002/wnan.1311
A novel member of glycoside hydrolase family 30 subfamily 8 with altered substrate specificity.
St John FJ, Dietrich D, Crooks C, Pozharski E, González JM, Bales E, Smith K, Hurlbert JC, St John FJ, Dietrich D, Crooks C, Pozharski E, González JM, Bales E, Smith K, Hurlbert JC. 2014. A novel member of glycoside hydrolase family 30 subfamily 8 with altered substrate specificity. Acta crystallographica. Section D, Biological crystallography 70(Pt 11): 2950-8. DOI: 10.1107/S1399004714019531
The fused anthranilate synthase from Streptomyces venezuelae functions as a monomer.
Ashenafi M, Reddy PT, Parsons JF, Byrnes WM, Ashenafi M, Reddy PT, Parsons JF, Byrnes WM. 2015. The fused anthranilate synthase from Streptomyces venezuelae functions as a monomer. Molecular and cellular biochemistry 400(1-2): 9-15. DOI: 10.1007/s11010-014-2256-3
Targeting, endocytosis, and lysosomal delivery of active enzymes to model human neurons by ICAM-1-targeted nanocarriers.
Hsu J, Hoenicka J, Muro S, Hsu J, Hoenicka J, Muro S. 2015. Targeting, endocytosis, and lysosomal delivery of active enzymes to model human neurons by ICAM-1-targeted nanocarriers. Pharmaceutical research 32(4): 1264-78. DOI: 10.1007/s11095-014-1531-z