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Selected Recent Publications

A pendant bubble study for the characterization and modeling of dynamic peptide folding and amphiphiphilicity. Jain, V., Maldarelli, C., Tu, R., J. Colloid Interface Sci, 2009, 331(2): p. 364-370.

Dynamic surface-activity by folding and unfolding an amphiphilic α-helix. Jain V, Jimenez, A, Maldarelli C, Tu R.S. Langmuir, 2008, 2008, 24, 18, p 9923-9928.

Bottom-up design of biomimetic assemblies, Tu R.S., Tirrell, M.V., Advanced Drug Delivery Reviews, 2004, 56: p. 1537-1563.

Rational Design of a Reversible pH-Responsive Switch for Peptide Self-Assembly. Zimenkov, Y.; Dublin, S. N.; Ni, R.; Tu, R. S.; Breedveld, V.; Apkarian, R. P.; Conticello, V. P. Journal of the American Chemical Society 2006, 128, p. 6770-6771.

Microrheological detection of protein unfolding, Tu RS and Breedveld V., Physical Review E. 2005, 72(4): 041914. ii)

Cell adhesion on a polymerized peptide-amphiphile monolayer, Biesalski MA, Knaebel A, Tu RS and Tirrell MV., Biomaterials, 2006, 56: p. 1259.

Liposomal targeting through peptide-amphiphile functionalization, Tu RS, Mohanty K, Tirrell MV., Adv Pharm Reviews, 2004. 7(2): p. 36-41.

Polymerized vesicles containing molecular recognition sites, Biesalski M, Tu RS, Tirrell MV., Langmuir, 2005, 21(13): p. 5663.

Self-assembly of model DNA-binding peptide amphiphpiles, Bitton R, Schmidt J, Biesalski M, Tu R, Tirrell M, Bianco-Peled H.. Langmuir, 2005, 21(25): p. 11888.

Structure and function of integral membrane protein domains resolved by peptide-amphiphiles: Application to phospholamban, Lockwood NA, Tu RS, Zhang ZW, Tirrell MV, Thomas DD, Karim CB. Biopolymers, 2003, 69 (3), 283-292.