UCSF

Publications

  1. Condello C, DeGrado WF, Prusiner SB. Prion biology: implications for Alzheimer's disease therapeutics. Lancet Neurol. 2020 Oct;19(10):802-803.
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  2. Polizzi NF, DeGrado WF. A defined structural unit enables de novo design of small-molecule–binding proteins. Science 2020 Sep 2020;369(6508):1227-1233.
    PubMed doi pdf SI | PDB: 6W6X 6W70
  3. Newberry RW, Arhar T, Costello J, Hartoularos GC, Maxwell AM, Naing ZZC, Pittman M, Reddy NR, Schwarz DMC, Wassarman DR, Wu TS, Barrero D, Caggiano C, Catching A, Cavazos TB, Estes LS, Faust B, Fink EA, Goldman MA, Gomez YK, Gordon MG, Gunsalus LM, Hoppe N, Jaime-Garza M, Johnson MC, Jones MG, Kung AF, Lopez KE, Lumpe J, Martyn C, McCarthy EE, Miller-Vedam LE, Navarro EJ, Palar A, Pellegrino J, Saylor W, Stephens CA, Strickland J, Torosyan H, Wankowicz SA, Wong DR, Wong G, Redding S, Chow ED, DeGrado WF, Kampmann M. Robust Sequence Determinants of α-Synuclein Toxicity in Yeast Implicate Membrane Binding. ACS Chem Biol. 2020 Aug 21;15(8):2137-2153.
    PubMed doi pdf SI
  4. Newberry RW, Leong JT, Chow ED, Kampmann M, DeGrado WF. Deep mutational scanning reveals the structural basis for α-synuclein activity. Nat. Chem. Biol. (2020) 16: 653-659.
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  5. Korendovych IV, DeGrado WF. De novo protein design, a retrospective. Q Rev Biophys. 2020 Feb 11;53:e3.
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  6. Thomaston JL, Konstantinidi A, Liu L, Lambrinidis G, Tan J, Caffrey M, Wang J, Degrado WF, Kolocouris A. X-ray Crystal Structures of the Influenza M2 Proton Channel Drug-Resistant V27A Mutant Bound to a Spiro-Adamantyl Amine Inhibitor Reveal the Mechanism of Adamantane Resistance. Biochemistry. 2020 Feb 4;59(4):627-634.
    PubMed PMCID doi pdf SI | PDB: 6NV1 6OUG
  7. Park J, Selvaraj B, McShan AC, Boyken SE, Wei KY, Oberdorfer G, DeGrado W, Sgourakis NG, Cuneo MJ, Myles DA, Baker D. De novo design of a homo-trimeric amantadine-binding protein. Elife. 2019 12 19; 8.
    PubMed PMCID doi | PDB: 6N9H 6NAF
  8. Del Cid JS, Reed NI, Molnar K, Liu S, Dang B, Jensen SA, DeGrado W, Handford PA, Sheppard D, Sundaram AB. A disease-associated mutation in fibrillin-1 differentially regulates integrin-mediated cell adhesion. J Biol Chem. 2019 Nov 29; 294(48):18232-18243.
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  9. Dregni AJ, Mandala VS, Wu H, Elkins MR, Wang HK, Hung I, DeGrado WF, Hong M. In vitro 0N4R tau fibrils contain a monomorphic β-sheet core enclosed by dynamically heterogeneous fuzzy coat segments. PNAS. (2019) 116(33): 16357-16366.
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  10. Tan SK, Fong KP, Polizzi NF, Sternisha A, Slusky JSG, Yoon K, DeGrado WF, Bennett JS. Modulating Integrin αIIbβ3 Activity through Mutagenesis of Allosterically Regulated Intersubunit Contacts. Biochemistry. 2019 Jul 30;58(30):3251-3259.
    PubMed doi pdf SI
  11. Watkins LC, Liang R, Swanson JMJ, DeGrado WF, Voth GA. Proton-Induced Conformational and Hydration Dynamics in the Influenza A M2 Channel. JACS. (2019) 141(29): 11667-11676.
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  12. Thomaston JL, Wu Y, Polizzi N, Liu L, Wang J, DeGrado WF. X-ray crystal structure of the influenza A M2 proton channel S31N mutant in two conformational states: an open and shut case. JACS. (2019) 141(29):11481-11488.
    PubMed doi pdf SI cif | PDB: 6MJH
  13. RI Litvinov, M Mravic, H Zhu, JW Weisel, WF DeGrado, JS Bennett. Unique transmembrane domain interactions differentially modulate integrin αvβ3 and αIIbβ3 function. PNAS. (2019) 116(25):12295-12300.
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  14. Aoyagi A, Condello C, Stöhr J, Yue W, Rivera BM, Lee JC, Woerman AL, Halliday G, van Duinen S, Ingelsson M, Lannfelt L, Graff C, Bird TD, Keene CD, Seeley WW, DeGrado WF, Prusiner SB. Aβ and tau prion-like activities decline with longevity in the Alzheimer’s disease human brain. Science Translational Medicine. (2019) 11(490).
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  15. Yang B, Wang N, Schnier PD, Zheng F, Zhu H, Polizzi NF, Ittuveetil A, Saikam V, DeGrado WF, Wang Q, Wang PG, Wang L. Genetically Introducing Biochemically Reactive Amino Acids Dehydroalanine and Dehydrobutyrine in Proteins. JACS. (2019) 141(19):7698-7703.
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  16. Mravic M, Thomaston JL, Tucker M, Solomon PE, Liu L, DeGrado WF. Packing of apolar side chains enables accurate design of highly stable membrane proteins. Science. (2019) 363(6434):1418-23.
    PubMed doi pdf SI | PDB: 6MCT 6MQ2 6MPW 6MQU
  17. Dang B, Mravic M, Hu H, Schmidt N, Mensa B, DeGrado WF. SNAC-tag for sequence-specific chemical protein cleavage. Nature Methods. (2019) 16(4):319-322.
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  18. Wu H, Saltzberg DJ, Kratochvil HT, Jo H, Sali A, DeGrado WF. Glutamine side chain 13C= 18O as a non-perturbative IR probe of amyloid fibril hydration and assembly. JACS. (2019) 141(18):7320-7326
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  19. Lombardi A, Pirro F, Maglio O, Chino M, DeGrado WF. De Novo Design of Four-Helix Bundle Metalloproteins: One Scaffold, Diverse Reactivities. Accounts of chemical research. (2019) 5(25):1148-1159
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  20. Acharyya A, Ge Y, Wu H, DeGrado WF, Voelz VA, Gai F. Exposing the Nucleation Site in α-Helix Folding: A Joint Experimental and Simulation Study. The Journal of Physical Chemistry B. (2019) 123(8):1797-1807
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  21. Zhang K, Ahmed IA, Kratochvil H, DeGrado WF, Gai F, Jo H. Synthesis and Application of the Blue Fluorescent Amino Acid L-4-Cyanotryptophan to Assess Peptide-Membrane Interactions. Chemical Communications. (2019). 55(35): 5095-5098
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  22. Ahmed IA, Acharyya A, Eng CM, Rodgers JM, DeGrado WF, Jo H, Gai F. 4-Cyanoindole-2′-deoxyribonucleoside as a Dual Fluorescence and Infrared Probe of DNA Structure and Dynamics. Molecules. (2019) 24(3):e602
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  23. Bajaj K, Nguyen TT, Jaiswal BS, Prabhash K, Thaker TM, Senger K, Chaudhuri S, Kljavin NM, Antony A, Phalke S, Kumar P, Mravic M, Stawiski EW, Vargas D, Durinck S, Gupta R, Gupta AK, Trabucco SE, Sokol ES, Hartmaier RJ, Singh A, Chougule A, Trivedi V, Dutt A, Patil V, Joshi A, Noronha V, Ziai J, Banavali SD, DeGrado WF, Bueno R, Jura N, Seshagir S. “Actionable activating oncogenic ERRB2/HER2 Transmembrane and Juxtamembrane domain mutations,” Cancer Cell (2018) 34(5):792-806
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  24. Thomaston JL, Polizzi NF, Konstantinidi A, Wang J, Kolocouris A, DeGrado WF. Inhibitors of the M2 proton channel engage and disrupt transmembrane networks of hydrogen-bonded waters. JACS (2018) 140 (45):15219–15226.
    PubMed PMCID doi pdf SI | PDB: 6BKK 6BKL 6BMZ 6BOC
  25. Yang B, Wu H, Schnier PD, Liu Y, Liu J, Wang N, DeGrado WF, Wang L. Proximity-enhanced SuFEx chemical cross-linker for specific and multitargeting cross-linking mass spectrometry. PNAS. (2018) 115(44):11162-7.
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  26. Chino M, Zhang SQ, Pirro F, Leone L, Maglio O, Lombardi A, DeGrado WF. Spectroscopic and metal binding properties of a de novo metalloprotein binding a tetrazinc cluster. Biopolymers. (2018) 109(10):e23339
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  27. Zhang SQ, Huang H, Yang J, Kratochvil HT, Lolicato M, Liu Y, Shu X, Liu L, DeGrado WF. Designed peptides that assemble into cross-α amyloid-like structures. Nature chemical biology.  (2018). 14(9):870-875
    PubMed PMCID doi pdf | PDB: 6C4X 6C4Z 6C4Y 6C51 6C50 6C52 6D02 6O3N
  28. Bokoch MP, Jo H, Valcourt JR, Srinivasan Y, Pan AC, Capponi S, Grabe M, Dror RO, Shaw DE, DeGrado WF, Coughlin SR. Entry from the lipid bilayer: a possible pathway for inhibition of a peptide G protein-coupled receptor by a lipophilic small molecule. Biochemistry. (2018). 57(39):5748-5758
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  29. Kang ES, Kim YT, Ko YS, Kim NH, Cho G, Huh YH, Kim JH, Nam J, Thach TT, Youn D, Kim YD, Yun WS, DeGrado WF, Kim SY, Hammond PT, Lee J, Kwon YU, Ha DH, Kim YH. Peptide-Programmable Nanoparticle Superstructures with Tailored Electrocatalytic Activity. ACS nano. (2018). 12 (7), pp 6554–6562.
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  30. Mravic M, Hu H, Lu Z, Bennett JS, Sanders CR, Orr AW, DeGrado WF. De novo designed transmembrane peptides activating the α5β1 integrin. Protein Engineering, Design and Selection. (2018). 31 (5), 181-190
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  31. Liu J, Cheng R, Wu H, Li S, Wang PG, DeGrado WF, Rozovsky S, Wang L. Building and Breaking Bonds via a Compact S‐propargyl‐cysteine to Chemically Control Enzymes and Modify Proteins. Angewandte Chemie. (2018). 130 (39), 12884-12888
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  32. Wu H, Acharyya A, Wu Y, Liu L, Jo H, Gai F, DeGrado WF. Design of a Short Thermally Stable α‐Helix Embedded in a Macrocycle. ChemBioChem. 2018 May 4;19(9):902-6
    PubMed PMCID doi pdf SI | PDB: 6ANF 6B17
  33. Bhate MP, Lemmin T, Kuenze G, Mensa B, Ganguly S, Peters J, Schmidt N, Pelton JG, Gross C, Meiler J, DeGrado WF. Structure and function of the transmembrane domain of NsaS, an antibiotic sensing histidine kinase in S. aureus. JACS. (2018). 140 (24), pp 7471–7485.
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  34. Nick M, Wu Y, Schmidt NW, Prusiner SB, Stöhr J, DeGrado WF. A long‐lived aβ oligomer resistant to fibrillization. Biopolymers. (2018) 109(8):e23096.
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  35. Condello C, Lemmin T, Stöhr J, Nick M, Wu Y, Maxwell AM, Watts JC, Caro CD, Oehler A, Keene CD, Bird TD, van Duinen SG, Lannfelt L, Ingelsson M, Graff C, Giles K, DeGrado WF, Prusiner SB. Structural heterogeneity and intersubject variability of Aβ in familial and sporadic Alzheimer’s disease. PNAS. (2018). 115 (4) E782-E791
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  36. Yang B, Tang S, Ma C, Li ST, Shao GC, Dang B, DeGrado WF, Dong MQ, Wang PG, Ding S, Wang L. Spontaneous and specific chemical cross-linking in live cells to capture and identify protein interactions. Nat Comm. (2017). 8(1):2240.
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  37. Zhang SQ, Chino M, Liu L, Tang Y, Hu X, DeGrado WF, Lombardi A. De Novo Design of Tetranuclear Transition Metal Clusters Stabilized by Hydrogen-Bonded Networks in Helical Bundles. JACS. (2017). 140 (4), 1294-1304.
    PubMed PMCID doi pdf SI | PDB: 5WLK 5WLJ 5WLM 5WLL
  38. Dang B, Wu H, Mulligan VK, Mravic M, Wu Y, Lemmin T, Ford A, Silva DA, Baker D, DeGrado WF. De novo design of covalently constrained mesosize protein scaffolds with unique tertiary structures. PNAS. 2017;114(41):10852-7.
    PubMed PMCID doi pdf SI | PDB: 5V2G 5WOD 5WOC 5V2O
  39. Schnaider L, Brahmachari S, Schmidt NW, Mensa B, Shaham-Niv S, Bychenko D, Adler-Abramovich L, Shimon LJ, Kolusheva S, DeGrado WF, Gazit E. Self-assembling dipeptide antibacterial nanostructures with membrane disrupting activity. Nat Comm. 2017;8(1):1365.
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  40. Thomaston JL, Woldeyes RA, Nakane T, Yamashita A, Tanaka T, Koiwai K, Brewster AS, Barad BA, Chen Y, Lemmin T, Uervirojnangkoorn M. XFEL structures of the influenza M2 proton channel: Room temperature water networks and insights into proton conduction. PNAS. 2017. pii: 201705624
    PubMed PMCID doi pdf SI cif1 cif2 cif3 | PDB: 5JOO 5TTC 5UM1
  41. Polizzi NF, Wu Y, Lemmin T, Maxwell AM, Zhang SQ, Rawson J, Beratan DN, Therien MJ, DeGrado WF. De novo design of a hyperstable non-natural protein–ligand complex with sub-Å accuracy. Nature Chemistry. 2017 Aug 21. ePub ahead of print
    PubMed PMCID doi pdf | PDB: 5TGY 5TGW
  42. Lee M, Wang T, Makhlynets OV, Wu Y, Polizzi NF, Wu H, Gosavi PM, Stöhr J, Korendovych IV, DeGrado WF, Hong M. Zinc-binding structure of a catalytic amyloid from solid-state NMR. PNAS. 2017 Jun 13;114(24):6191-6.
    PubMed PMCID doi pdf SI | PDB: 5UGK
  43. Hilaire MR, Ahmed IA, Lin CW, Jo H, DeGrado WF, Gai F. Blue fluorescent amino acid for biological spectroscopy and microscopy. PNAS. 2017 Jun 6;114(23):6005-9.
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  44. Stöhr, J., Wu, H., Nick, M., Wu, Y., Bhate, M., Condello, C., Johnson, N., Rodgers, J., Lemmin, T., Acharya, S, Robinson K, Kelly MJS, Gai F, Stubbs G, Prusiner SB, Degrado WF, 2017. A 31-residue peptide induces aggregation of tau's microtubule-binding region in cells. Nature Chemistry. ePub ahead of print.
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  45. Wang T, Jo H, DeGrado WF, Hong M. 2017. Water Distribution, Dynamics and Interactions with Alzheimer's β-Amyloid Fibrils Investigated by Solid-State NMR. JACS. 139 (17), 6242-6252
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  46. Hu, Y., Musharrafieh, R., Ma, C., Zhang, J., Smee, D.F., DeGrado, W.F. and Wang, J., 2017. An M2-V27A channel blocker demonstrates potent in vitro and in vivo antiviral activities against amantadine-sensitive and-resistant influenza A viruses. Antiviral Research. 140:45-54.
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  47. Findeisen, F., Campiglio, M., Jo, H., Abderemane-Ali, F., Rumpf, C.H., Pope, L., Rossen, N.D., Flucher, B.E., DeGrado, W.F. and Minor, D.L., 2017. Stapled voltage-gated calcium channel (CaV) α-interaction domain (AID) peptides act as selective protein-protein interaction inhibitors of CaV function. ACS Chemical Neuroscience. ePub ahead of print
    PubMed PMCID doi pdf SI | PDB: 5V2P 5V2Q
  48. Lin, C.W., Mensa, B., Barniol‐Xicota, M., DeGrado, W.F. and Gai, F., 2017. Activation pH and Gating Dynamics of Influenza A M2 Proton Channel Revealed by Single‐Molecule Spectroscopy. Angewandte Chemie. 129 (19), 5367-5371
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  49. Chang, Y., Lau, W.L., Jo, H., Tsujino, K., Gewin, L., Reed, N.I., Atakilit, A., Nunes, A.C.F., DeGrado, W.F. and Sheppard, D., 2017. Pharmacologic Blockade of αvβ1 Integrin Ameliorates Renal Failure and Fibrosis In Vivo. Journal of the American Society of Nephrology. ePub ahead of print.
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  50. Sundaram, A., Chen, C., Khalifeh-Soltani, A., Atakilit, A., Ren, X., Qiu, W., Jo, H., DeGrado, W.F., Huang, X. and Sheppard, D., 2016. Targeting integrin α5β1 ameliorates severe airway hyperresponsiveness in experimental asthma. J Clin Invest. 2016 127(1).
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  51. Liang, R., Swanson, J.M., Madsen, J.J., Hong, M., DeGrado, W.F. and Voth, G.A., 2016. Acid activation mechanism of the influenza A M2 proton channel. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2016 Oct 24. p.201615471.
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  52. Markiewicz, B.N., Lemmin, T., Zhang, W., Ahmed, I.A., Jo, H., Fiorin, G., Troxler, T., DeGrado, W.F. and Gai, F. Infrared and fluorescence assessment of the hydration status of the tryptophan gate in the influenza A M2 proton channel. Phys Chem Chem Phys. 2016 Oct 19;18(41):28939-28950.
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  53. Reed, N.I., Tang, Y., McIntosh, J., Wu, Y., Molnar, K.S., Civitavecchia, A., Sheppard, D., DeGrado, W.F. and Jo, H. Exploring N-Arylsulfonyl-l-proline Scaffold as a Platform for Potent and Selective αvβ1 Integrin Inhibitors. ACS Med Chem Lett. 2016 Aug 30;7(10):902-907
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  54. Elkins MR, Wang T, Nick M, Jo H, Lemmin T, Prusiner SB, DeGrado WF, Stoehr J, Hong M. Structural Polymorphism of Alzheimer's β-Amyloid Fibrils as Controlled by an E22 Switch: A Solid-State NMR Study. J Am Chem Soc. 2016 Aug 10;138(31):9840-52.
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  55. To TL, Medzihradszky KF, Burlingame AL, DeGrado WF, Jo H, Shu X. Photoactivatable protein labeling by singlet oxygen mediated reactions. Bioorg Med Chem Lett. 2016 Jul 15;26(14):3359-63.
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  56. Kim KH, Ko DK, Kim YT, Kim NH, Paul J, Zhang SQ, Murray CB, Acharya R, DeGrado WF, Kim YH, Grigoryan G. Protein-directed self-assembly of a fullerene crystal. Nat Commun. 2016 Apr 26;7:11429
    PubMed PMCID doi pdf | PDB: 5HKR 5HKN 5ET3
  57. Thomaston JL, DeGrado WF. Crystal structure of the drug-resistant S31N influenza M2 proton channel. Prot Sci. 2016 Aug;25(8):1551-4.
    PubMed PMCID doi pdf | PDB: 5C02
  58. Fong KP, Zhu H, Span LM, Moore DT, Yoon K, Tamura R, Yin HH, DeGrado WF, Bennett JS. Directly Activating αIIbβ3 Initiates Outside-In Signaling by Causing αIIbβ3 Clustering.  JBC. 2016 May 27;291(22):11706-16
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  59. Ulas G, Lemmin T, Wu Y, Gassner GT, DeGrado WF.  Designed metalloprotein stabilizes a semiquinone radical. Nat Chem. 2016 Apr;8(4):354-9.
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  60. Li F, Ma C, DeGrado WF, Wang J. Discovery of Highly Potent Inhibitors Targeting the Predominant Drug-Resistant S31N Mutant of the Influenza A Virus M2 Proton Channel. J Med Chem. 2016 Feb 11;59(3):1207-16.
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  61. Thomaston JL, Alfonso-Prieto M, Woldeyes RA, Fraser JS, Klein ML, Fiorin G, DeGrado WF. High-resolution structures of the M2 channel from influenza A virus reveal dynamic pathways for proton stabilization and transduction. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2015 Nov 17;112(46):14260-5.
    PubMed PMCID doi pdf SI | PDB: 4QKL 4QKM 4QKC 4QK7
  62. Snyder RA, Butch SE, Reig AJ, DeGrado WF, Solomon EI. Molecular-Level Insight into the Differential Oxidase and Oxygenase Reactivities of de Novo Due Ferri Proteins. J Am Chem Soc. 2015 Jul 29;137(29):9302-14.
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  63. Snyder RA, Betzu J, Butch SE, Reig AJ, DeGrado WF, Solomon EI. Systematic perturbations of binuclear non-heme iron sites: structure and dioxygen reactivity of de novo Due Ferri proteins. Biochemistry. 2015 Aug 4;54(30):4637-51
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  64. Bhate MP, Molnar KS, Goulian M, DeGrado WF. Signal Transduction in Histidine Kinases: Insights from New Structures. Structure. 2015 Jun 2; 23(6):981-994.
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  65. Wu Y, Span LM, Nygren P, Zhu H, Moore DT, Cheng H, Roder H, DeGrado WF, Bennett JS. The Tyrosine Kinase c-Src Specifically Binds to the Active Integrin αIIbβ3 to Initiate Outside-In Signaling in Platelets. J Biol Chem. 2015 Jun 19; 290(25):15825-34
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  66. Reed NI, Jo H, Chen C, Tsujino K, Arnold TD, DeGrado WF, Sheppard D. The αvβ1 integrin plays a critical in vivo role in tissue fibrosis. Sci Transl Med. 2015 May 20; 7(288):288ra79.
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  67. Zhang Y, Bartz R, Grigoryan G, Bryant M, Aaronson J, Beck S, Innocent N, Klein L, Procopio W, Tucker T, Jadhav V, Tellers DM, DeGrado WF. Computational Design and Experimental Characterization of Peptides Intended for pH-Dependent Membrane Insertion and Pore Formation. ACS Chem Biol. 2015 Apr 17; 10(4):1082-93.
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  68. Zhang SQ, Kulp DW, Schramm CA, Mravic M, Samish I, DeGrado WF. The Membrane- and Soluble-Protein Helix-Helix Interactome: Similar Geometry via Different Interactions. Structure. 2015 Mar 3; 23(3):527-41.
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  69. Huang S, Green B, Thompson M, Chen R, Thomaston J, DeGrado WF, Howard KP. C-terminal juxtamembrane region of full-length M2 protein forms a membrane surface associated amphipathic helix. Protein Sci. 2015 Mar;24(3):426-9
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  70. Joh NH, Wang T, Bhate MP, Acharya R, Wu Y, Grabe M, Hong M, Grigoryan G, DeGrado WF. De novo design of a transmembrane Zn²⁺-transporting four-helix bundle. Science. 2014 Dec 19; 346(6216):1520-4.
    PubMed PMCID doi pdf | PDB: 4P6J 4P6K 4P6L 2MUZ
  71. Wu Y, Canturk B, Jo H, Ma C, Gianti E, Klein ML, Pinto LH, Lamb RA, Fiorin G, Wang J, DeGrado WF. Flipping in the Pore: Discovery of Dual Inhibitors That Bind in Different Orientations to the Wild-Type versus the Amantadine-Resistant S31N Mutant of the Influenza A Virus M2 Proton Channel. J Am Chem Soc. 2014 Dec 31; 136(52):17987-95.
    PubMed PMCID doi pdf SI | PDB: 2MUW 2MUV
  72. Gianti E, Carnevale V, DeGrado WF, Klein ML, Fiorin G. Hydrogen-Bonded Water Molecules in the M2 Channel of the Influenza A Virus Guide the Binding Preferences of Ammonium-Based Inhibitors. J Phys Chem B. 2014 Nov 11; In Press.
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  73. Dong H, Fiorin G, DeGrado WF, Klein ML. Proton release from the histidine-tetrad in the M2 channel of the influenza A virus. J Phys Chem B. 2014 Nov 6; 118(44):12644-51.
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  74. Seither KM, McMahon HA, Singh N, Wang H, Cushman-Nick M, Montalvo GL, DeGrado WF, Shorter J. Specific aromatic foldamers potently inhibit spontaneous and seeded Aß42 and Aß43 fibril assembly. Biochem J. 2014 Nov 15; 464(1):85-98.
  75. Dong H, Fiorin G, DeGrado WF, Klein ML. Proton release from the histidine-tetrad in the m2 channel of the influenza a virus. J Phys Chem B. 2014 Nov 6; 118(44):12644-51.
  76. Gonzalez G, Hannigan B, DeGrado WF. A real-time all-atom structural search engine for proteins. PLoS Comput Biol. 2014 Jul; 10(7):e1003750.
  77. Molnar KS, Bonomi M, Pellarin R, Clinthorne GD, Gonzalez G, Goldberg SD, Goulian M, Sali A, DeGrado WF. Cys-Scanning Disulfide Crosslinking and Bayesian Modeling Probe the Transmembrane Signaling Mechanism of the Histidine Kinase, PhoQ. Structure. 2014 Sep 2; 22(9):1239-51.
  78. Stöhr J, Condello C, Watts JC, Bloch L, Oehler A, Nick M, DeArmond SJ, Giles K, DeGrado WF, Prusiner SB. Distinct synthetic Aß prion strains producing different amyloid deposits in bigenic mice. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2014 Jul 15; 111(28):10329-34.
  79. Rey-Carrizo M, Barniol-Xicota M, Ma C, Frigolé-Vivas M, Torres E, Naesens L, Llabrés S, Juárez-Jiménez J, Luque FJ, DeGrado WF, Lamb RA, Pinto LH, Vázquez S. Easily Accessible Polycyclic Amines that Inhibit the Wild-Type and Amantadine-Resistant Mutants of the M2 Channel of Influenza A Virus. J Med Chem. 2014 Jul 10; 57(13):5738-47.
  80. Ghosh A, Wang J, Moroz YS, Korendovych IV, Zanni M, DeGrado WF, Gai F, Hochstrasser RM. 2D IR spectroscopy reveals the role of water in the binding of channel-blocking drugs to the influenza M2 channel. J Chem Phys. 2014 Jun 21; 140(23):235105.
  81. Mensa B, Howell GL, Scott R, DeGrado WF. Comparative Mechanistic Studies of Brilacidin, Daptomycin, and the Antimicrobial Peptide LL16. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2014 Sep; 58(9):5136-45.
  82. Pavone V, Zhang SQ, Merlino A, Lombardi A, Wu Y, Degrado WF. Crystal structure of an amphiphilic foldamer reveals a 48-mer assembly comprising a hollow truncated octahedron. Nat Commun. 2014; 5:3581.
  83. Rufo CM, Moroz YS, Moroz OV, Stöhr J, Smith TA, Hu X, Degrado WF, Korendovych IV. Short peptides self-assemble to produce catalytic amyloids. Nat Chem. 2014 Apr; 6(4):303-9.
  84. Montalvo GL, Zhang Y, Young TM, Costanzo MJ, Freeman KB, Wang J, Clements DJ, Magavern E, Kavash RW, Scott RW, Liu D, Degrado WF. De novo design of self-assembling foldamers that inhibit heparin-protein interactions. ACS Chem Biol. 2014 Apr 18; 9(4):967-75.
  85. Polishchuk AL, Cristian L, Pinto LH, Lear JD, Degrado WF. Mechanistic insights from functional characterization of an unnatural His37 mutant of the influenza A/M2 protein. Biochim Biophys Acta. 2014 Apr; 1838(4):1082-7.
  86. Montalvo GL, Gai F, Roder H, Degrado WF. Slow Folding-Unfolding Kinetics of an Octameric ß-Peptide Bundle. ACS Chem Biol. 2014 Jan 17; 9(1):276-81.
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  97. Lemmin T, Soto CS, Clinthorne G, DeGrado WF, Dal Peraro M. Assembly of the transmembrane domain of E. coli PhoQ histidine kinase: implications for signal transduction from molecular simulations. PLoS Comput Biol. 2013; 9(1):e1002878.
  98. Mao L, Wang J, DeGrado WF, Inouye M. An assay suitable for high throughput screening of anti-influenza drugs. PLoS One. 2013; 8(1):e54070.
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  100. Hu X, Zhao J, DeGrado WF, Binns AN. Agrobacterium tumefaciens recognizes its host environment using ChvE to bind diverse plant sugars as virulence signals. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2013 Jan 8; 110(2):678-83.
  101. Love MS, Millholland MG, Mishra S, Kulkarni S, Freeman KB, Pan W, Kavash RW, Costanzo MJ, Jo H, Daly TM, Williams DR, Kowalska MA, Bergman LW, Poncz M, DeGrado WF, Sinnis P, Scott RW, Greenbaum DC. Platelet factor 4 activity against P. falciparum and its translation to nonpeptidic mimics as antimalarials. Cell Host Microbe. 2012 Dec 13; 12(6):815-23.
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  103. Jo H, Meinhardt N, Wu Y, Kulkarni S, Hu X, Low KE, Davies PL, DeGrado WF, Greenbaum DC. Development of a-helical calpain probes by mimicking a natural protein-protein interaction. J Am Chem Soc. 2012 Oct 24; 134(42):17704-13.
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  105. Reig AJ, Pires MM, Snyder RA, Wu Y, Jo H, Kulp DW, Butch SE, Calhoun JR, Szyperski T, Szyperski TG, Solomon EI, DeGrado WF. Alteration of the oxygen-dependent reactivity of de novo Due Ferri proteins. Nat Chem. 2012 Nov; 4(11):900-6.
  106. Schramm CA, Hannigan BT, Donald JE, Keasar C, Saven JG, Degrado WF, Samish I. Knowledge-based potential for positioning membrane-associated structures and assessing residue-specific energetic contributions. Structure. 2012 May 9; 20(5):924-35.
  107. Culik RM, Jo H, DeGrado WF, Gai F. Using thioamides to site-specifically interrogate the dynamics of hydrogen bond formation in ß-sheet folding. J Am Chem Soc. 2012 May 16; 134(19):8026-9.
  108. Lanci CJ, MacDermaid CM, Kang SG, Acharya R, North B, Yang X, Qiu XJ, DeGrado WF, Saven JG. Computational design of a protein crystal. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2012 May 8; 109(19):7304-9.
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  110. Montero M, Gulzar N, Klaric KA, Donald JE, Lepik C, Wu S, Tsai S, Julien JP, Hessell AJ, Wang S, Lu S, Burton DR, Pai EF, Degrado WF, Scott JK. Neutralizing epitopes in the membrane-proximal external region of HIV-1 gp41 are influenced by the transmembrane domain and the plasma membrane. J Virol. 2012 Mar; 86(6):2930-41.
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  119. Remorino A, Korendovych IV, Wu Y, DeGrado WF, Hochstrasser RM. Residue-specific vibrational echoes yield 3D structures of a transmembrane helix dimer. Science. 2011 Jun 3; 332(6034):1206-9.
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  131. Metcalf DG, Moore DT, Wu Y, Kielec JM, Molnar K, Valentine KG, Wand AJ, Bennett JS, DeGrado WF. NMR analysis of the alphaIIb beta3 cytoplasmic interaction suggests a mechanism for integrin regulation. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2010 Dec 28; 107(52):22481-6.
  132. Fadeev AY, DeGrado WF. Lipid membranes supported on optically transparent nanosilicas: synthesis and application in characterization of protein-membrane interactions. J Colloid Interface Sci. 2011 Mar 1; 355(1):265-8.
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  136. Ivankin A, Livne L, Mor A, Caputo GA, Degrado WF, Meron M, Lin B, Gidalevitz D. Role of the conformational rigidity in the design of biomimetic antimicrobial compounds. Angew Chem Int Ed Engl. 2010 Nov 2; 49(45):8462-5.
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  141. Lau WL, Degrado WF, Roder H. The effects of pK(a) tuning on the thermodynamics and kinetics of folding: design of a solvent-shielded carboxylate pair at the a-position of a coiled-coil. Biophys J. 2010 Oct 6; 99(7):2299-308.
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  143. Acharya R, Carnevale V, Fiorin G, Levine BG, Polishchuk AL, Balannik V, Samish I, Lamb RA, Pinto LH, DeGrado WF, Klein ML. Structure and mechanism of proton transport through the transmembrane tetrameric M2 protein bundle of the influenza A virus. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2010 Aug 24; 107(34):15075-80.
  144. Su Y, DeGrado WF, Hong M. Orientation, dynamics, and lipid interaction of an antimicrobial arylamide investigated by 19F and 31P solid-state NMR spectroscopy. J Am Chem Soc. 2010 Jul 7; 132(26):9197-205.
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  146. Lucumi E, Darling C, Jo H, Napper AD, Chandramohanadas R, Fisher N, Shone AE, Jing H, Ward SA, Biagini GA, DeGrado WF, Diamond SL, Greenbaum DC. Discovery of potent small-molecule inhibitors of multidrug-resistant Plasmodium falciparum using a novel miniaturized high-throughput luciferase-based assay. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2010 Sep; 54(9):3597-604.
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  149. Goldberg SD, Clinthorne GD, Goulian M, DeGrado WF. Transmembrane polar interactions are required for signaling in the Escherichia coli sensor kinase PhoQ. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2010 May 4; 107(18):8141-6.
  150. Fry HC, Lehmann A, Saven JG, DeGrado WF, Therien MJ. Computational design and elaboration of a de novo heterotetrameric alpha-helical protein that selectively binds an emissive abiological (porphinato)zinc chromophore. J Am Chem Soc. 2010 Mar 24; 132(11):3997-4005.
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  173. Kuroda K, Caputo GA, DeGrado WF. The role of hydrophobicity in the antimicrobial and hemolytic activities of polymethacrylate derivatives. Chemistry. 2009; 15(5):1123-33.
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  176. Basani RB, Zhu H, Thornton MA, Soto CS, Degrado WF, Kowalska MA, Bennett JS, Poncz M. Species differences in small molecule binding to alpha IIb beta 3 are the result of sequence differences in 2 loops of the alpha IIb beta propeller. Blood. 2009 Jan 22; 113(4):902-10.
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  196. Metcalf DG, Law PB, DeGrado WF. Mutagenesis data in the automated prediction of transmembrane helix dimers. Proteins. 2007 May 1; 67(2):375-84.
  197. Cady SD, Goodman C, Tatko CD, DeGrado WF, Hong M. Determining the orientation of uniaxially rotating membrane proteins using unoriented samples: a 2H, 13C, AND 15N solid-state NMR investigation of the dynamics and orientation of a transmembrane helical bundle. J Am Chem Soc. 2007 May 2; 129(17):5719-29.
  198. Lee MH, Adams CS, Boettiger D, Degrado WF, Shapiro IM, Composto RJ, Ducheyne P. Adhesion of MC3T3-E1 cells to RGD peptides of different flanking residues: detachment strength and correlation with long-term cellular function. J Biomed Mater Res A. 2007 Apr; 81(1):150-60.
  199. Yin H, Slusky JS, Berger BW, Walters RS, Vilaire G, Litvinov RI, Lear JD, Caputo GA, Bennett JS, DeGrado WF. Computational design of peptides that target transmembrane helices. Science. 2007 Mar 30; 315(5820):1817-22.
  200. Wang PC, Vilaire G, DeGrado WF, Bennett JS. Interactions of ADP-stimulated human platelets with PEGylated polystyrene substrates prepared by surface amidation. Colloids Surf B Biointerfaces. 2007 Aug 1; 58(2):225-30.
  201. White TC, Berny MA, Robinson DK, Yin H, DeGrado WF, Hanson SR, McCarty OJ. The leech product saratin is a potent inhibitor of platelet integrin alpha2beta1 and von Willebrand factor binding to collagen. FEBS J. 2007 Mar; 274(6):1481-91.
  202. Fang C, Senes A, Cristian L, DeGrado WF, Hochstrasser RM. Amide vibrations are delocalized across the hydrophobic interface of a transmembrane helix dimer. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2006 Nov 7; 103(45):16740-5.
  203. Dal Peraro M, Spiegel K, Lamoureux G, De Vivo M, DeGrado WF, Klein ML. Modeling the charge distribution at metal sites in proteins for molecular dynamics simulations. J Struct Biol. 2007 Mar; 157(3):444-53.
  204. Yin H, Litvinov RI, Vilaire G, Zhu H, Li W, Caputo GA, Moore DT, Lear JD, Weisel JW, Degrado WF, Bennett JS. Activation of platelet alphaIIbbeta3 by an exogenous peptide corresponding to the transmembrane domain of alphaIIb. J Biol Chem. 2006 Dec 1; 281(48):36732-41.
  205. Bunagan MR, Cristian L, DeGrado WF, Gai F. Truncation of a cross-linked GCN4-p1 coiled coil leads to ultrafast folding. Biochemistry. 2006 Sep 12; 45(36):10981-6.
  206. Senes A, Chadi DC, Law PB, Walters RF, Nanda V, Degrado WF. E(z), a depth-dependent potential for assessing the energies of insertion of amino acid side-chains into membranes: derivation and applications to determining the orientation of transmembrane and interfacial helices. J Mol Biol. 2007 Feb 16; 366(2):436-48.
  207. Walters RF, DeGrado WF. Helix-packing motifs in membrane proteins. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2006 Sep 12; 103(37):13658-63.
  208. Wade H, Stayrook SE, Degrado WF. The structure of a designed diiron(III) protein: implications for cofactor stabilization and catalysis. Angew Chem Int Ed Engl. 2006 Jul 24; 45(30):4951-4.
  209. Yin H, Gerlach LO, Miller MW, Moore DT, Liu D, Vilaire G, Bennett JS, DeGrado WF. Arylamide derivatives as allosteric inhibitors of the integrin alpha2beta1/type I collagen interaction. Bioorg Med Chem Lett. 2006 Jul 1; 16(13):3380-2.
  210. North B, Cristian L, Fu Stowell X, Lear JD, Saven JG, Degrado WF. Characterization of a membrane protein folding motif, the Ser zipper, using designed peptides. J Mol Biol. 2006 Jun 16; 359(4):930-9.
  211. Litvinov RI, Vilaire G, Li W, DeGrado WF, Weisel JW, Bennett JS. Activation of individual alphaIIbbeta3 integrin molecules by disruption of transmembrane domain interactions in the absence of clustering. Biochemistry. 2006 Apr 18; 45(15):4957-64.
  212. Tatko CD, Nanda V, Lear JD, Degrado WF. Polar networks control oligomeric assembly in membranes. J Am Chem Soc. 2006 Apr 5; 128(13):4170-1.
  213. Pophristic V, Vemparala S, Ivanov I, Liu Z, Klein ML, DeGrado WF. Controlling the shape and flexibility of arylamides: a combined ab initio, ab initio molecular dynamics, and classical molecular dynamics study. J Phys Chem B. 2006 Mar 2; 110(8):3517-26.
  214. Ivanov I, Vemparala S, Pophristic V, Kuroda K, DeGrado WF, McCammon JA, Klein ML. Characterization of nonbiological antimicrobial polymers in aqueous solution and at water-lipid interfaces from all-atom molecular dynamics. J Am Chem Soc. 2006 Feb 15; 128(6):1778-9.
  215. Nanda V, DeGrado WF. Computational design of heterochiral peptides against a helical target. J Am Chem Soc. 2006 Jan 25; 128(3):809-16.
  216. Yin H, Frederick KK, Liu D, Wand AJ, Degrado WF. Arylamide derivatives as peptidomimetic inhibitors of calmodulin. Org Lett. 2006 Jan 19; 8(2):223-5.
  217. Geremia S, Di Costanzo L, Randaccio L, Engel DE, Lombardi A, Nastri F, DeGrado WF. Response of a designed metalloprotein to changes in metal ion coordination, exogenous ligands, and active site volume determined by X-ray crystallography. J Am Chem Soc. 2005 Dec 14; 127(49):17266-76.
  218. Wei PP, Skulan AJ, Wade H, DeGrado WF, Solomon EI. Spectroscopic and computational studies of the de novo designed protein DF2t: correlation to the biferrous active site of ribonucleotide reductase and factors that affect O2 reactivity. J Am Chem Soc. 2005 Nov 23; 127(46):16098-106.
  219. Engel DE, DeGrado WF. Alpha-alpha linking motifs and interhelical orientations. Proteins. 2005 Nov 1; 61(2):325-37.
  220. Choi S, Clements DJ, Pophristic V, Ivanov I, Vemparala S, Bennett JS, Klein ML, Winkler JD, DeGrado WF. The design and evaluation of heparin-binding foldamers. Angew Chem Int Ed Engl. 2005 Oct 21; 44(41):6685-9.
  221. Summa CM, Levitt M, Degrado WF. An atomic environment potential for use in protein structure prediction. J Mol Biol. 2005 Sep 30; 352(4):986-1001.
  222. Maglio O, Nastri F, Calhoun JR, Lahr S, Wade H, Pavone V, DeGrado WF, Lombardi A. Artificial di-iron proteins: solution characterization of four helix bundles containing two distinct types of inter-helical loops. J Biol Inorg Chem. 2005 Aug; 10(5):539-49.
  223. Wang T, Lau WL, DeGrado WF, Gai F. T-jump infrared study of the folding mechanism of coiled-coil GCN4-p1. Biophys J. 2005 Dec; 89(6):4180-7.
  224. Willcox PJ, Reinhart-King CA, Lahr SJ, DeGrado WF, Hammer DA. Dynamic heterodimer-functionalized surfaces for endothelial cell adhesion. Biomaterials. 2005 Aug; 26(23):4757-66.
  225. Kovalenko OV, Metcalf DG, DeGrado WF, Hemler ME. Structural organization and interactions of transmembrane domains in tetraspanin proteins. BMC Struct Biol. 2005; 5:11.
  226. Nanda V, DeGrado WF. Automated use of mutagenesis data in structure prediction. Proteins. 2005 May 15; 59(3):454-66.
  227. Adamian L, Nanda V, DeGrado WF, Liang J. Empirical lipid propensities of amino acid residues in multispan alpha helical membrane proteins. Proteins. 2005 May 15; 59(3):496-509.
  228. Slovic AM, Stayrook SE, North B, Degrado WF. X-ray structure of a water-soluble analog of the membrane protein phospholamban: sequence determinants defining the topology of tetrameric and pentameric coiled coils. J Mol Biol. 2005 May 6; 348(3):777-87.
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  229. Nanda V, Rosenblatt MM, Osyczka A, Kono H, Getahun Z, Dutton PL, Saven JG, Degrado WF. De novo design of a redox-active minimal rubredoxin mimic. J Am Chem Soc. 2005 Apr 27; 127(16):5804-5.
  230. Cristian L, Nanda V, Lear JD, DeGrado WF. Synergistic interactions between aqueous and membrane domains of a designed protein determine its fold and stability. J Mol Biol. 2005 May 20; 348(5):1225-33.
  231. Kuroda K, DeGrado WF. Amphiphilic polymethacrylate derivatives as antimicrobial agents. J Am Chem Soc. 2005 Mar 30; 127(12):4128-9.
  232. Duong-Ly KC, Nanda V, Degrado WF, Howard KP. The conformation of the pore region of the M2 proton channel depends on lipid bilayer environment. Protein Sci. 2005 Apr; 14(4):856-61.
  233. Slovic AM, Lear JD, DeGrado WF. De novo design of a pentameric coiled-coil: decoding the motif for tetramer versus pentamer formation in water-soluble phospholamban. J Pept Res. 2005 Mar; 65(3):312-21.
  234. Howard KP, Liu W, Crocker E, Nanda V, Lear J, Degrado WF, Smith SO. Rotational orientation of monomers within a designed homo-oligomer transmembrane helical bundle. Protein Sci. 2005 Apr; 14(4):1019-24.
  235. Cochran FV, Wu SP, Wang W, Nanda V, Saven JG, Therien MJ, DeGrado WF. Computational de novo design and characterization of a four-helix bundle protein that selectively binds a nonbiological cofactor. J Am Chem Soc. 2005 Feb 9; 127(5):1346-7.
  236. Li W, Metcalf DG, Gorelik R, Li R, Mitra N, Nanda V, Law PB, Lear JD, Degrado WF, Bennett JS. A push-pull mechanism for regulating integrin function. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2005 Feb 1; 102(5):1424-9.
  237. Stouffer AL, Nanda V, Lear JD, DeGrado WF. Sequence determinants of a transmembrane proton channel: an inverse relationship between stability and function. J Mol Biol. 2005 Mar 18; 347(1):169-79.
  238. Lahr SJ, Engel DE, Stayrook SE, Maglio O, North B, Geremia S, Lombardi A, DeGrado WF. Analysis and design of turns in alpha-helical hairpins. J Mol Biol. 2005 Mar 11; 346(5):1441-54.
  239. Calhoun JR, Nastri F, Maglio O, Pavone V, Lombardi A, DeGrado WF. Artificial diiron proteins: from structure to function. Biopolymers. 2005; 80(2-3):264-78.
  240. Ghirlanda G, Hilcove SA, Pidikiti R, Johansson JS, Lear JD, Degrado WF, Eckenhoff RG. Volatile anesthetic modulation of oligomerization equilibria in a hexameric model peptide. FEBS Lett. 2004 Dec 3; 578(1-2):140-4.
  241. Nanda V, Degrado WF. Simulated evolution of emergent chiral structures in polyalanine. J Am Chem Soc. 2004 Nov 10; 126(44):14459-67.
  242. Doerksen RJ, Chen B, Liu D, Tew GN, Degrado WF, Klein ML. Controlling the conformation of arylamides: computational studies of intramolecular hydrogen bonds between amides and ethers or thioethers. Chemistry. 2004 Oct 11; 10(20):5008-16.
  243. Lear JD, Stouffer AL, Gratkowski H, Nanda V, Degrado WF. Association of a model transmembrane peptide containing gly in a heptad sequence motif. Biophys J. 2004 Nov; 87(5):3421-9.
  244. Kaplan J, DeGrado WF. De novo design of catalytic proteins. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2004 Aug 10; 101(32):11566-70.
  245. Senes A, Engel DE, DeGrado WF. Folding of helical membrane proteins: the role of polar, GxxxG-like and proline motifs. Curr Opin Struct Biol. 2004 Aug; 14(4):465-79.
  246. Ghirlanda G, Osyczka A, Liu W, Antolovich M, Smith KM, Dutton PL, Wand AJ, DeGrado WF. De novo design of a D2-symmetrical protein that reproduces the diheme four-helix bundle in cytochrome bc1. J Am Chem Soc. 2004 Jul 7; 126(26):8141-7.
  247. Li R, Bennett JS, Degrado WF. Structural basis for integrin alphaIIbbeta3 clustering. Biochem Soc Trans. 2004 Jun; 32(Pt3):412-5.
  248. Tucker MJ, Getahun Z, Nanda V, DeGrado WF, Gai F. A new method for determining the local environment and orientation of individual side chains of membrane-binding peptides. J Am Chem Soc. 2004 Apr 28; 126(16):5078-9.
  249. Engel DE, DeGrado WF. Amino acid propensities are position-dependent throughout the length of alpha-helices. J Mol Biol. 2004 Apr 9; 337(5):1195-205.
  250. Li R, Gorelik R, Nanda V, Law PB, Lear JD, DeGrado WF, Bennett JS. Dimerization of the transmembrane domain of Integrin alphaIIb subunit in cell membranes. J Biol Chem. 2004 Jun 18; 279(25):26666-73.
  251. Liu D, Choi S, Chen B, Doerksen RJ, Clements DJ, Winkler JD, Klein ML, DeGrado WF. Nontoxic membrane-active antimicrobial arylamide oligomers. Angew Chem Int Ed Engl. 2004 Feb 20; 43(9):1158-62.
  252. Slovic AM, Kono H, Lear JD, Saven JG, DeGrado WF. Computational design of water-soluble analogues of the potassium channel KcsA. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2004 Feb 17; 101(7):1828-33.
  253. Lau WL, Ege DS, Lear JD, Hammer DA, DeGrado WF. Oligomerization of fusogenic peptides promotes membrane fusion by enhancing membrane destabilization. Biophys J. 2004 Jan; 86(1 Pt 1):272-84.
  254. Calhoun JR, Kono H, Lahr S, Wang W, DeGrado WF, Saven JG. Computational design and characterization of a monomeric helical dinuclear metalloprotein. J Mol Biol. 2003 Dec 12; 334(5):1101-15.
  255. Zhu Y, Alonso DO, Maki K, Huang CY, Lahr SJ, Daggett V, Roder H, DeGrado WF, Gai F. Ultrafast folding of alpha3D: a de novo designed three-helix bundle protein. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2003 Dec 23; 100(26):15486-91.
  256. Cristian L, Lear JD, DeGrado WF. Use of thiol-disulfide equilibria to measure the energetics of assembly of transmembrane helices in phospholipid bilayers. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2003 Dec 9; 100(25):14772-7.
  257. Signarvic RS, DeGrado WF. De novo design of a molecular switch: phosphorylation-dependent association of designed peptides. J Mol Biol. 2003 Nov 14; 334(1):1-12.
  258. Cristian L, Lear JD, DeGrado WF. Determination of membrane protein stability via thermodynamic coupling of folding to thiol-disulfide interchange. Protein Sci. 2003 Aug; 12(8):1732-40.
  259. Lear JD, Gratkowski H, Adamian L, Liang J, DeGrado WF. Position-dependence of stabilizing polar interactions of asparagine in transmembrane helical bundles. Biochemistry. 2003 Jun 3; 42(21):6400-7.
  260. DeGrado WF. Computational biology: Biosensor design. Nature. 2003 May 8; 423(6936):132-3.
  261. Li R, Mitra N, Gratkowski H, Vilaire G, Litvinov R, Nagasami C, Weisel JW, Lear JD, DeGrado WF, Bennett JS. Activation of integrin alphaIIbbeta3 by modulation of transmembrane helix associations. Science. 2003 May 2; 300(5620):795-8.
  262. DeGrado WF, Gratkowski H, Lear JD. How do helix-helix interactions help determine the folds of membrane proteins? Perspectives from the study of homo-oligomeric helical bundles. Protein Sci. 2003 Apr; 12(4):647-65.
  263. Maglio O, Nastri F, Pavone V, Lombardi A, DeGrado WF. Preorganization of molecular binding sites in designed diiron proteins. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2003 Apr 1; 100(7):3772-7.
  264. Walsh ST, Cheng RP, Wright WW, Alonso DO, Daggett V, Vanderkooi JM, DeGrado WF. The hydration of amides in helices; a comprehensive picture from molecular dynamics, IR, and NMR. Protein Sci. 2003 Mar; 12(3):520-31.
  265. Slovic AM, Summa CM, Lear JD, DeGrado WF. Computational design of a water-soluble analog of phospholamban. Protein Sci. 2003 Feb; 12(2):337-48.
  266. DeGrado WF, Di Costanzo L, Geremia S, Lombardi A, Pavone V, Randaccio L. Sliding helix and change of coordination geometry in a model di-MnII protein. Angew Chem Int Ed Engl. 2003 Jan 27; 42(4):417-20.
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  267. Getahun Z, Huang CY, Wang T, De León B, DeGrado WF, Gai F. Using nitrile-derivatized amino acids as infrared probes of local environment. J Am Chem Soc. 2003 Jan 15; 125(2):405-11.
  268. Papoian GA, DeGrado WF, Klein ML. Probing the configurational space of a metalloprotein core: an ab initio molecular dynamics study of Duo Ferro 1 binuclear Zn cofactor. J Am Chem Soc. 2003 Jan 15; 125(2):560-9.
  269. Li R, Hoess RH, Bennett JS, DeGrado WF. Use of phage display to probe the evolution of binding specificity and affinity in integrins. Protein Eng. 2003 Jan; 16(1):65-72.
  270. Li R, Babu CR, Valentine K, Lear JD, Wand AJ, Bennett JS, DeGrado WF. Characterization of the monomeric form of the transmembrane and cytoplasmic domains of the integrin beta 3 subunit by NMR spectroscopy. Biochemistry. 2002 Dec 31; 41(52):15618-24.
  271. Huang CY, He S, DeGrado WF, McCafferty DG, Gai F. Light-induced helix formation. J Am Chem Soc. 2002 Oct 30; 124(43):12674-5.
  272. Cheng RP, DeGrado WF. Long-range interactions stabilize the fold of a non-natural oligomer. J Am Chem Soc. 2002 Oct 2; 124(39):11564-5.
  273. Gratkowski H, Dai QH, Wand AJ, DeGrado WF, Lear JD. Cooperativity and specificity of association of a designed transmembrane peptide. Biophys J. 2002 Sep; 83(3):1613-9.
  274. Summa CM, Rosenblatt MM, Hong JK, Lear JD, DeGrado WF. Computational de novo design, and characterization of an A(2)B(2) diiron protein. J Mol Biol. 2002 Aug 30; 321(5):923-38.
  275. Howard KP, Lear JD, DeGrado WF. Sequence determinants of the energetics of folding of a transmembrane four-helix-bundle protein. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2002 Jun 25; 99(13):8568-72.
  276. Ghirlanda G, Lear JD, Ogihara NL, Eisenberg D, DeGrado WF. A hierarchic approach to the design of hexameric helical barrels. J Mol Biol. 2002 May 24; 319(1):243-53.
  277. Tew GN, Liu D, Chen B, Doerksen RJ, Kaplan J, Carroll PJ, Klein ML, DeGrado WF. De novo design of biomimetic antimicrobial polymers. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2002 Apr 16; 99(8):5110-4.
  278. Marsh EN, DeGrado WF. Noncovalent self-assembly of a heterotetrameric diiron protein. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2002 Apr 16; 99(8):5150-4.
  279. Huang CY, Getahun Z, Zhu Y, Klemke JW, DeGrado WF, Gai F. Helix formation via conformation diffusion search. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2002 Mar 5; 99(5):2788-93.
  280. Di Costanzo L, Wade H, Geremia S, Randaccio L, Pavone V, DeGrado WF, Lombardi A. Toward the de novo design of a catalytically active helix bundle: a substrate-accessible carboxylate-bridged dinuclear metal center. J Am Chem Soc. 2001 Dec 26; 123(51):12749-57.
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  281. Cheng RP, Suich DJ, Cheng H, Roder H, DeGrado WF. Template-constrained somatostatin analogues: a biphenyl linker induces a type-V' turn. J Am Chem Soc. 2001 Dec 19; 123(50):12710-1.
  282. Huang CY, Getahun Z, Wang T, DeGrado WF, Gai F. Time-resolved infrared study of the helix-coil transition using (13)C-labeled helical peptides. J Am Chem Soc. 2001 Dec 5; 123(48):12111-2.
  283. Li R, Babu CR, Lear JD, Wand AJ, Bennett JS, DeGrado WF. Oligomerization of the integrin alphaIIbbeta3: roles of the transmembrane and cytoplasmic domains. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2001 Oct 23; 98(22):12462-7.
  284. Cheng RP, Gellman SH, DeGrado WF. beta-Peptides: from structure to function. Chem Rev. 2001 Oct; 101(10):3219-32.
  285. Huang CY, Klemke JW, Getahun Z, DeGrado WF, Gai F. Temperature-dependent helix-coil transition of an alanine based peptide. J Am Chem Soc. 2001 Sep 26; 123(38):9235-8.
  286. North B, Summa CM, Ghirlanda G, DeGrado WF. D(n)-symmetrical tertiary templates for the design of tubular proteins. J Mol Biol. 2001 Aug 31; 311(5):1081-90.
  287. Walsh ST, Lee AL, DeGrado WF, Wand AJ. Dynamics of a de novo designed three-helix bundle protein studied by 15N, 13C, and 2H NMR relaxation methods. Biochemistry. 2001 Aug 14; 40(32):9560-9.
  288. Liu D, DeGrado WF. De novo design, synthesis, and characterization of antimicrobial beta-peptides. J Am Chem Soc. 2001 Aug 8; 123(31):7553-9.
  289. Lear JD, Gratkowski H, DeGrado WF. De novo design, synthesis and characterization of membrane-active peptides. Biochem Soc Trans. 2001 Aug; 29(Pt 4):559-64.
  290. Cheng RP, DeGrado WF. De novo design of a monomeric helical beta-peptide stabilized by electrostatic interactions. J Am Chem Soc. 2001 May 30; 123(21):5162-3.
  291. Pasternak A, Kaplan J, Lear JD, Degrado WF. Proton and metal ion-dependent assembly of a model diiron protein. Protein Sci. 2001 May; 10(5):958-69.
  292. Tang Y, Ghirlanda G, Vaidehi N, Kua J, Mainz DT, Goddard III WA, DeGrado WF, Tirrell DA. Stabilization of coiled-coil peptide domains by introduction of trifluoroleucine. Biochemistry. 2001 Mar 6; 40(9):2790-6.
  293. Ogihara NL, Ghirlanda G, Bryson JW, Gingery M, DeGrado WF, Eisenberg D. Design of three-dimensional domain-swapped dimers and fibrous oligomers. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2001 Feb 13; 98(4):1404-9.
  294. Gratkowski H, Lear JD, DeGrado WF. Polar side chains drive the association of model transmembrane peptides. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2001 Jan 30; 98(3):880-5.
  295. Walsh ST, Sukharev VI, Betz SF, Vekshin NL, DeGrado WF. Hydrophobic core malleability of a de novo designed three-helix bundle protein. J Mol Biol. 2001 Jan 12; 305(2):361-73.
  296. Dalby PA, Hoess RH, DeGrado WF. Evolution of binding affinity in a WW domain probed by phage display. Protein Sci. 2000 Dec; 9(12):2366-76.
  297. Salom D, Hill BR, Lear JD, DeGrado WF. pH-dependent tetramerization and amantadine binding of the transmembrane helix of M2 from the influenza A virus. Biochemistry. 2000 Nov 21; 39(46):14160-70.
  298. Talaga DS, Lau WL, Roder H, Tang J, Jia Y, DeGrado WF, Hochstrasser RM. Dynamics and folding of single two-stranded coiled-coil peptides studied by fluorescent energy transfer confocal microscopy. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2000 Nov 21; 97(24):13021-6.
  299. O'Neil KT, Bach AC, DeGrado WF. Structural consequences of an amino acid deletion in the B1 domain of protein G. Proteins. 2000 Nov 15; 41(3):323-33.
  300. Hill RB, Raleigh DP, Lombardi A, DeGrado WF. De novo design of helical bundles as models for understanding protein folding and function. Acc Chem Res. 2000 Nov; 33(11):745-54.
  301. Suich DJ, Mousa SA, Singh G, Liapakis G, Reisine T, DeGrado WF. Template-constrained cyclic peptide analogues of somatostatin: subtype-selective binding to somatostatin receptors and antiangiogenic activity. Bioorg Med Chem. 2000 Sep; 8(9):2229-41.
  302. Helluin O, Chan C, Vilaire G, Mousa S, DeGrado WF, Bennett JS. The activation state of alphavbeta 3 regulates platelet and lymphocyte adhesion to intact and thrombin-cleaved osteopontin. J Biol Chem. 2000 Jun 16; 275(24):18337-43.
  303. Lombardi A, Summa CM, Geremia S, Randaccio L, Pavone V, DeGrado WF. Retrostructural analysis of metalloproteins: application to the design of a minimal model for diiron proteins. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2000 Jun 6; 97(12):6298-305.
  304. Hill RB, DeGrado WF. A polar, solvent-exposed residue can be essential for native protein structure. Structure. 2000 May 15; 8(5):471-9.
  305. Choma C, Gratkowski H, Lear JD, DeGrado WF. Asparagine-mediated self-association of a model transmembrane helix. Nat Struct Biol. 2000 Feb; 7(2):161-6.
  306. Kochendoerfer GG, Salom D, Lear JD, Wilk-Orescan R, Kent SB, DeGrado WF. Total chemical synthesis of the integral membrane protein influenza A virus M2: role of its C-terminal domain in tetramer assembly. Biochemistry. 1999 Sep 14; 38(37):11905-13.
  307. DeGrado WF, Schneider JP, Hamuro Y. The twists and turns of beta-peptides. J Pept Res. 1999 Sep; 54(3):206-17.
  308. Summa CM, Lombardi A, Lewis M, DeGrado WF. Tertiary templates for the design of diiron proteins. Curr Opin Struct Biol. 1999 Aug; 9(4):500-8.
  309. Patterson WR, Anderson DH, DeGrado WF, Cascio D, Eisenberg D. Centrosymmetric bilayers in the 0.75 A resolution structure of a designed alpha-helical peptide, D,L-Alpha-1. Protein Sci. 1999 Jul; 8(7):1410-22.
  310. Walsh ST, Cheng H, Bryson JW, Roder H, DeGrado WF. Solution structure and dynamics of a de novo designed three-helix bundle protein. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1999 May 11; 96(10):5486-91.
  311. Rockwell AL, Rafalski M, Pitts WJ, Batt DG, Petraitis JJ, DeGrado WF, Mousa S, Jadhav PK. Rapid synthesis of RGD mimetics with isoxazoline scaffolds on solid phase: identification of alphavbeta3 antagonists lead compounds. Bioorg Med Chem Lett. 1999 Apr 5; 9(7):937-42.
  312. Hamm P, Lim M, DeGrado WF, Hochstrasser RM. The two-dimensional IR nonlinear spectroscopy of a cyclic penta-peptide in relation to its three-dimensional structure. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1999 Mar 2; 96(5):2036-41.
  313. Gandhi CS, Shuck K, Lear JD, Dieckmann GR, DeGrado WF, Lamb RA, Pinto LH. Cu(II) inhibition of the proton translocation machinery of the influenza A virus M2 protein. J Biol Chem. 1999 Feb 26; 274(9):5474-82.
  314. Dieckmann GR, Lear JD, Zhong Q, Klein ML, DeGrado WF, Sharp KA. Exploration of the structural features defining the conduction properties of a synthetic ion channel. Biophys J. 1999 Feb; 76(2):618-30.
  315. DeGrado WF, Summa CM, Pavone V, Nastri F, Lombardi A. De novo design and structural characterization of proteins and metalloproteins. Annu Rev Biochem. 1999; 68:779-819.
  316. Xue CB, Roderick J, Mousa S, Olson RE, DeGrado WF. Synthesis and antiplatelet effects of an isoxazole series of glycoprotein IIb/IIIa antagonists. Bioorg Med Chem Lett. 1998 Dec 15; 8(24):3499-504.
  317. Ghirlanda G, Lear JD, Lombardi A, DeGrado WF. From synthetic coiled coils to functional proteins: automated design of a receptor for the calmodulin-binding domain of calcineurin. J Mol Biol. 1998 Aug 14; 281(2):379-91.
  318. Dieckmann GR, McRorie DK, Lear JD, Sharp KA, DeGrado WF, Pecoraro VL. The role of protonation and metal chelation preferences in defining the properties of mercury-binding coiled coils. J Mol Biol. 1998 Jul 31; 280(5):897-912.
  319. Bryson JW, Desjarlais JR, Handel TM, DeGrado WF. From coiled coils to small globular proteins: design of a native-like three-helix bundle. Protein Sci. 1998 Jun; 7(6):1404-14.
  320. Cherney RJ, Wang L, Meyer DT, Xue CB, Wasserman ZR, Hardman KD, Welch PK, Covington MB, Copeland RA, Arner EC, DeGrado WF, Decicco CP. Macrocyclic amino carboxylates as selective MMP-8 inhibitors. J Med Chem. 1998 May 21; 41(11):1749-51.
  321. Xue CB, He X, Roderick J, DeGrado WF, Cherney RJ, Hardman KD, Nelson DJ, Copeland RA, Jaffee BD, Decicco CP. Design and synthesis of cyclic inhibitors of matrix metalloproteinases and TNF-alpha production. J Med Chem. 1998 May 21; 41(11):1745-8.
  322. Schneider JP, Lombardi A, DeGrado WF. Analysis and design of three-stranded coiled coils and three-helix bundles. Fold Des. 1998; 3(2):R29-40.
  323. Forrest LR, DeGrado WF, Dieckmann GR, Sansom MS. Two models of the influenza A M2 channel domain: verification by comparison. Fold Des. 1998; 3(6):443-8.
  324. Hill RB, DeGrado WF. Solution Structure of α2D, a Nativelike de Novo Designed Protein. J Am Chem Soc. 1998 120(6):1138-45.
    doi pdf SI | PDB: 1QP6
  325. Pinto LH, Dieckmann GR, Gandhi CS, Papworth CG, Braman J, Shaughnessy MA, Lear JD, Lamb RA, DeGrado WF. A functionally defined model for the M2 proton channel of influenza A virus suggests a mechanism for its ion selectivity. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1997 Oct 14; 94(21):11301-6.
  326. DeGrado WF. Proteins from scratch. Science. 1997 Oct 3; 278(5335):80-1.
  327. Dieckmann GR, DeGrado WF. Modeling transmembrane helical oligomers. Curr Opin Struct Biol. 1997 Aug; 7(4):486-94.
  328. Xue CB, Roderick J, Jackson S, Rafalski M, Rockwell A, Mousa S, Olson RE, DeGrado WF. Design, synthesis, and in vitro activities of benzamide-core glycoprotein IIb/IIIa antagonists: 2,3-diaminopropionic acid derivatives as surrogates of aspartic acid. Bioorg Med Chem. 1997 Apr; 5(4):693-705.
  329. Bennett JS, Chan C, Vilaire G, Mousa SA, DeGrado WF. Agonist-activated alphavbeta3 on platelets and lymphocytes binds to the matrix protein osteopontin. J Biol Chem. 1997 Mar 28; 272(13):8137-40.
  330. Betz SF, Liebman PA, DeGrado WF. De novo design of native proteins: characterization of proteins intended to fold into antiparallel, rop-like, four-helix bundles. Biochemistry. 1997 Mar 4; 36(9):2450-8.
  331. Ogihara NL, Weiss MS, Degrado WF, Eisenberg D. The crystal structure of the designed trimeric coiled coil coil-VaLd: implications for engineering crystals and supramolecular assemblies. Protein Sci. 1997 Jan; 6(1):80-8.
  332. Boice JA, Dieckmann GR, DeGrado WF, Fairman R. Thermodynamic analysis of a designed three-stranded coiled coil. Biochemistry. 1996 Nov 19; 35(46):14480-5.
  333. Mousa SA, Forsythe M, Lorelli W, Bozarth J, Xue CB, Wityak J, Sielecki TM, Olson RE, DeGrado W, Kapil R, Hussain M, Wexler R, Thoolen MJ, Reilly TM. Novel nonpeptide antiplatelet glycoprotein IIb/IIIa receptor antagonist, DMP754: receptor binding affinity and specificity. Coron Artery Dis. 1996 Oct; 7(10):767-74.
  334. Betz SF, Bryson JW, Passador MC, Brown RJ, O'Neil KT, DeGrado WF. Expression of de novo designed alpha-helical bundles. Acta Chem Scand. 1996 Aug; 50(8):688-96.
  335. DeGrado WF, Sosnick TR. Protein minimization: downsizing through mutation. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1996 Jun 11; 93(12):5680-1.
  336. Betz SF, DeGrado WF. Controlling topology and native-like behavior of de novo-designed peptides: design and characterization of antiparallel four-stranded coiled coils. Biochemistry. 1996 May 28; 35(21):6955-62.
  337. Zhou HX, Hoess RH, DeGrado WF. In vitro evolution of thermodynamically stable turns. Nat Struct Biol. 1996 May; 3(5):446-51.
  338. Sosnick TR, Jackson S, Wilk RR, Englander SW, DeGrado WF. The role of helix formation in the folding of a fully alpha-helical coiled coil. Proteins. 1996 Apr; 24(4):427-32.
  339. Mousa SA, DeGrado WF, Mu DX, Kapil RP, Lucchesi BR, Reilly TM. Oral antiplatelet, antithrombotic efficacy of DMP 728, a novel platelet GPIIb/IIIa antagonist. Circulation. 1996 Feb 1; 93(3):537-43.
  340. Lombardi A, Bryson JW, DeGrado WF. De novo design of heterotrimeric coiled coils. Biopolymers. 1996; 40(5):495-504.
  341. Betz SF, Raleigh DP, DeGrado WF, Lovejoy B, Anderson D, Ogihara N, Eisenberg D. Crystallization of a designed peptide from a molten globule ensemble. Fold Des. 1996; 1(1):57-64.
  342. Bryson JW, Betz SF, Lu HS, Suich DJ, Zhou HX, O'Neil KT, DeGrado WF. Protein design: a hierarchic approach. Science. 1995 Nov 10; 270(5238):935-41.
  343. Betz SF, Bryson JW, DeGrado WF. Native-like and structurally characterized designed alpha-helical bundles. Curr Opin Struct Biol. 1995 Aug; 5(4):457-63.
  344. Betz S, Fairman R, O'Neil K, Lear J, Degrado W. Design of two-stranded and three-stranded coiled-coil peptides. Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci. 1995 Apr 29; 348(1323):81-8.
  345. O'Neil KT, Hoess RH, Raleigh DP, DeGrado WF. Thermodynamic genetics of the folding of the B1 immunoglobulin-binding domain from streptococcal protein G. Proteins. 1995 Jan; 21(1):11-21.
  346. Regan L, Rockwell A, Wasserman Z, DeGrado W. Disulfide crosslinks to probe the structure and flexibility of a designed four-helix bundle protein. Protein Sci. 1994 Dec; 3(12):2419-27.
  347. Farid RS, Robertson DE, Moser CC, Pilloud D, DeGrado WF, Dutton PL. Design and synthesis of simplified energy-converting proteins. Biochem Soc Trans. 1994 Aug; 22(3):689-93.
  348. Kienker PK, DeGrado WF, Lear JD. A helical-dipole model describes the single-channel current rectification of an uncharged peptide ion channel. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1994 May 24; 91(11):4859-63.
  349. Robertson DE, Farid RS, Moser CC, Urbauer JL, Mulholland SE, Pidikiti R, Lear JD, Wand AJ, DeGrado WF, Dutton PL. Design and synthesis of multi-haem proteins. Nature. 1994 Mar 31; 368(6470):425-32.
  350. O'Neil KT, DeGrado WF, Mousa SA, Ramachandran N, Hoess RH. Identification of recognition sequences of adhesion molecules using phage display technology. Methods Enzymol. 1994; 245:370-86.
  351. Fairman R, Beran-Steed RK, Anthony-Cahill SJ, Lear JD, Stafford WF, DeGrado WF, Benfield PA, Brenner SL. Multiple oligomeric states regulate the DNA binding of helix-loop-helix peptides. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1993 Nov 15; 90(22):10429-33.
  352. DeGrado WF. Peptide engineering. Catalytic molten globules. Nature. 1993 Oct 7; 365(6446):488-9.
  353. Handel TM, Williams SA, DeGrado WF. Metal ion-dependent modulation of the dynamics of a designed protein. Science. 1993 Aug 13; 261(5123):879-85.
  354. Lovejoy B, Choe S, Cascio D, McRorie DK, DeGrado WF, Eisenberg D. Crystal structure of a synthetic triple-stranded alpha-helical bundle. Science. 1993 Feb 26; 259(5099):1288-93.
    PubMed doi pdf | PDB: 1COS
  355. O'Neil KT, Hoess RH, Jackson SA, Ramachandran NS, Mousa SA, DeGrado WF. Identification of novel peptide antagonists for GPIIb/IIIa from a conformationally constrained phage peptide library. Proteins. 1992 Dec; 14(4):509-15.
  356. Rao U, Teeter MM, Erickson-Viitanen S, DeGrado WF. Calmodulin binding to alpha 1-purothionin: solution binding and modeling of the complex. Proteins. 1992 Oct; 14(2):127-38.
  357. Lovejoy B, Akerfeldt KS, DeGrado WF, Eisenberg D. Crystallization of proton channel peptides. Protein Sci. 1992 Aug; 1(8):1073-7.
  358. Chung LA, Lear JD, DeGrado WF. Fluorescence studies of the secondary structure and orientation of a model ion channel peptide in phospholipid vesicles. Biochemistry. 1992 Jul 21; 31(28):6608-16.
  359. Lovejoy B, Le TC, Lüthy R, Cascio D, O'Neil KT, DeGrado WF, Eisenberg D. X-ray grade crystals of a designed alpha-helical coiled coil. Protein Sci. 1992 Jul; 1(7):956-7.
  360. Epand RM, Cheetham JJ, Epand RF, Yeagle PL, Richardson CD, Rockwell A, Degrado WF. Peptide models for the membrane destabilizing actions of viral fusion proteins. Biopolymers. 1992 Apr; 32(4):309-14.
  361. Anthony-Cahill SJ, Benfield PA, Fairman R, Wasserman ZR, Brenner SL, Stafford WF, Altenbach C, Hubbell WL, DeGrado WF. Molecular characterization of helix-loop-helix peptides. Science. 1992 Feb 21; 255(5047):979-83.
  362. Rafalski M, Ortiz A, Rockwell A, van Ginkel LC, Lear JD, DeGrado WF, Wilschut J. Membrane fusion activity of the influenza virus hemagglutinin: interaction of HA2 N-terminal peptides with phospholipid vesicles. Biochemistry. 1991 Oct 22; 30(42):10211-20.
  363. O'Neil KT, Shuman JD, Ampe C, DeGrado WF. DNA-induced increase in the alpha-helical content of C/EBP and GCN4. Biochemistry. 1991 Sep 17; 30(37):9030-4.
  364. O'Neil KT, DeGrado WF. A thermodynamic scale for the helix-forming tendencies of the commonly occurring amino acids. Science. 1990 Nov 2; 250(4981):646-51.
  365. Rafalski M, Lear JD, DeGrado WF. Phospholipid interactions of synthetic peptides representing the N-terminus of HIV gp41. Biochemistry. 1990 Aug 28; 29(34):7917-22.
  366. O'Neil KT, Hoess RH, DeGrado WF. Design of DNA-binding peptides based on the leucine zipper motif. Science. 1990 Aug 17; 249(4970):774-8.
  367. Hill CP, Anderson DH, Wesson L, DeGrado WF, Eisenberg D. Crystal structure of alpha 1: implications for protein design. Science. 1990 Aug 3; 249(4968):543-6.
    PubMed doi pdf | PDB: 1AL1
  368. O'Neil KT, DeGrado WF. How calmodulin binds its targets: sequence independent recognition of amphiphilic alpha-helices. Trends Biochem Sci. 1990 Feb; 15(2):59-64.
  369. DeGrado WF, Lear JD. Conformationally constrained alpha-helical peptide models for protein ion channels. Biopolymers. 1990 Jan; 29(1):205-13.
  370. O'Neil KT, Erickson-Viitanen S, DeGrado WF. Photolabeling of calmodulin with basic, amphiphilic alpha-helical peptides containing p-benzoylphenylalanine. J Biol Chem. 1989 Aug 25; 264(24):14571-8.
  371. Degrado WF, May SW. Emil Thomas Kaiser 1938-1988. J Mol Recognit. 1989 Apr; 1(4):i-ii.
  372. DeGrado WF, Wasserman ZR, Lear JD. Protein design, a minimalist approach. Science. 1989 Feb 3; 243(4891):622-8.
  373. Degrado WF. Contributions of chemistry: biotechnology and materials science. Science. 1989 Jan 6; 243(4887):102-3.
  374. O'Neil KT, DeGrado WF. The interaction of calmodulin with fluorescent and photoreactive model peptides: evidence for a short interdomain separation. Proteins. 1989; 6(3):284-93.
  375. Regan L, DeGrado WF. Characterization of a helical protein designed from first principles. Science. 1988 Aug 19; 241(4868):976-8.
  376. Lear JD, Wasserman ZR, DeGrado WF. Synthetic amphiphilic peptide models for protein ion channels. Science. 1988 May 27; 240(4856):1177-81.
  377. Degrado WF. Design of peptides and proteins. Adv Protein Chem. 1988; 39:51-124.
  378. O'Neil KT, Wolfe HR, Erickson-Viitanen S, DeGrado WF. Fluorescence properties of calmodulin-binding peptides reflect alpha-helical periodicity. Science. 1987 Jun 12; 236(4807):1454-6.
  379. Lear JD, DeGrado WF. Membrane binding and conformational properties of peptides representing the NH2 terminus of influenza HA-2. J Biol Chem. 1987 May 15; 262(14):6500-5.
  380. Erickson-Viitanen S, DeGrado WF. Recognition and characterization of calmodulin-binding sequences in peptides and proteins. Methods Enzymol. 1987; 139:455-78.
  381. DeGrado WF, Regan L, Ho SP. The design of a four-helix bundle protein. Cold Spring Harb Symp Quant Biol. 1987; 52:521-6.
  382. DeGrado WF, Erickson-Viitanen S, Wolfe HR, O'Neil KT. Predicted calmodulin-binding sequence in the gamma subunit of phosphorylase b kinase. Proteins. 1987; 2(1):20-33.
  383. Eisenberg D, Wilcox W, Eshita SM, Pryciak PM, Ho SP, DeGrado WF. The design, synthesis, and crystallization of an alpha-helical peptide. Proteins. 1986 Sep; 1(1):16-22.
  384. Kauer JC, Erickson-Viitanen S, Wolfe HR, DeGrado WF. p-Benzoyl-L-phenylalanine, a new photoreactive amino acid. Photolabeling of calmodulin with a synthetic calmodulin-binding peptide. J Biol Chem. 1986 Aug 15; 261(23):10695-700.
  385. Cheng YS, Becker-Manley MF, Nguyen TD, DeGrado WF, Jonak GJ. Nonidentical induction of the guanylate binding protein and the 56K protein by type I and type II interferons. J Interferon Res. 1986 Aug; 6(4):417-27.
  386. O'Neil KT, DeGrado WF. A predicted structure of calmodulin suggests an electrostatic basis for its function. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1985 Aug; 82(15):4954-8.
  387. Briggs MS, Gierasch LM, Zlotnick A, Lear JD, DeGrado WF. In vivo function and membrane binding properties are correlated for Escherichia coli lamB signal peptides. Science. 1985 May 31; 228(4703):1096-9.
  388. Cox JA, Comte M, Fitton JE, DeGrado WF. The interaction of calmodulin with amphiphilic peptides. J Biol Chem. 1985 Feb 25; 260(4):2527-34.
  389. DeGrado WF, Prendergast FG, Wolfe HR, Cox JA. The design, synthesis, and characterization of tight-binding inhibitors of calmodulin. J Cell Biochem. 1985; 29(2):83-93.
  390. Chow TP, DeGrado WF, Knight E. Antibodies to synthetic peptides of human interferon-beta. Use in biosynthetic studies. J Biol Chem. 1984 Oct 10; 259(19):12220-5.
  391. Persson H, Hennighausen L, Taub R, DeGrado W, Leder P. Antibodies to human c-myc oncogene product: evidence of an evolutionarily conserved protein induced during cell proliferation. Science. 1984 Aug 17; 225(4663):687-93.
  392. Sigal IS, DeGrado WF, Thomas BJ, Petteway SR. Purification and properties of thiol beta-lactamase. A mutant of pBR322 beta-lactamase in which the active site serine has been replaced with cysteine. J Biol Chem. 1984 Apr 25; 259(8):5327-32.
  393. Robb RJ, Kutny RM, Panico M, Morris H, DeGrado WF, Chowdhry V. Posttranslational modification of human T-cell growth factor. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 1983 Nov 15; 116(3):1049-55.
  394. DeGrado WF, Wasserman ZR, Chowdhry V. Sequence and structural homologies among type I and type II interferons. Nature. 1982 Nov 25; 300(5890):379-81.
  395. DeGrado WF, Musso GF, Lieber M, Kaiser ET, Kézdy FJ. Kinetics and mechanism of hemolysis induced by melittin and by a synthetic melittin analogue. Biophys J. 1982 Jan; 37(1):329-38.