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S. Palit, L. He, W.A. Hamilton, A. Yethiraj, A. Yethiraj "Combining Diffusion NMR and Small-Angle Neutron Scattering Enables Precise Measurements of Polymer Chain Compression in a Crowded Environment," Phys. Rev. Lett. 118 (2017) 097801. http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.118.097801

N.P. Santisteban, M.R. Morrow, V. Booth "Protocols for studying the interaction of MSI-78 with the membranes of whole Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria by NMR," Methods in Molecular Biology 1548 (2017) 217-230. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4939-6737-7_15


progress S. Barhoum, S. Palit, A. Yethiraj "Diffusion NMR studies of macromolecular complex formation, crowding and confinement in soft materials," Progress in Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy 94-95 (2016) 1–10. (Invited Review)

M.C. Lawrence, C. Schneider, M.J. Katz "Determining the structural stability of UiO-67 with respect to time: A solid-state NMR investigation," Chem. Commun. 52 (2016) 4971-4974. http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c5cc09919f


M. McDonald, M. Mannion, D. Pike, K. Lewis, A. Flynn, A.M. Brannan, M.J. Browne, D. Jackman, L. Madera, M.R. Power Coombs, D.W. Hoskin, M.L. Rise, V. Booth, "Structure-function relationships in histidine-rich antimicrobial peptides from AtlanticCX cod," Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA) - Biomembranes 1848 (2015) 1451–1461. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bbamem.2015.03.030


E.E. Burnell, R.Y. Dong, A.C.J. Weber and A. Yethiraj, "NMR of solutes in nematic and smectic A liquid crystals: the anisotropic intermolecular potential," Magnetic Resonance in Chemistry 52 (2014) 570–580. (special issue) (Review) http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/mrc.4113


A. Rahmani, C. Knight, and M.R. Morrow, "Response to hydrostatic pressure of bicellar dispersions containing anionic lipid: Pressure-induced interdigitation," Langmuir 29 (2013) 13481–13490. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/la4035694

M. Sharifahmadian, M. Sarker, D. Palleboina, A.J. Waring, F.J. Walther, M.R. Morrow, V. Booth, "Role of the N-Terminal Seven Residues of Surfactant Protein B (SP-B)," PLoS ONE 8 (2013) e72821. http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0072821

A. Sylvester, L. MacEachern, V. Booth, M.R. Morrow, "Interaction of the C-Terminal Peptide of Pulmonary Surfactant Protein B (SP-B) with a Bicellar Lipid Mixture Containing Anionic Lipid," PLoS ONE 8 (2013) e72248. http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0072248

L. MacEachern, A. Sylvester, A. Flynn, A. Rahmani, and M.R. Morrow, "Dependence of Bicellar system phase behavior and dynamics on anionic lipid concentration," Langmuir 29 (2013) 3688–3699. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/la305136q

J. Dobnikar, A. Snezhko and A. Yethiraj, "Emergent colloidal dynamics in electromagnetic fields," Soft Matter 9 (2013) 3693-3704. (Review Article) http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C3SM27363F

S. Barhoum, V. Booth and A. Yethiraj, "Diffusion NMR Study of Complex Formation in Membrane-Associated Peptides," European Biophysics Journal 42 (2013) 405-414. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00249-013-0890-4


Y. Zhao, T. Luu, G.M. Bernard, T. Taerum, R. McDonald, R.E. Wasylishen, R.R. Tykwinski, "Synthesis, characterization, and solid-state polymerization of cross-conjugated octatetraynes," Canadian Journal of Chemistry 90 (2012) 994-1014. http://dx.doi.org/10.1139/v2012-075

J.S. Kim, Z. Wu, A. Morrow, A. Yethiraj, and A. Yethiraj, "Self-Diffusion and Viscosity in Electrolyte Solutions," J. Phys. Chem. B 116 (2012) accepted. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/jp306847t

D. Palleboina, A.J. Waring, R.H. Notter, V. Booth, M. Morrow, "Effects of the lung surfactant protein B construct Mini-B on lipid bilayer order and topography," European Biophysics Journal 41 (2012) 755-767. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00249-012-0850-4

S. Barhoum, R. Castillo and A. Yethiraj, "Characterization of dynamics and internal structure of a mixed-surfactant wormlike micellar system using NMR and rheometry," Soft Matter 8 (2012) 6950-6957. http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C2SM25237F

Z. Hu, C.M. Schneider, C.N. Price, W.M. Pye, L.N. Dawe, and F.M. Kerton, "Coordination Chemistry of alfa-omega-Bis(pyridylimine) Ligands Containing Flexible Linkers with Copper(I)," European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry 2012 (2012) 1773–1782. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ejic.201101414

P. Bertani, V. Vidovic, T. Yang, J. Rendell, L.M. Gordon, A.J. Waring, B. Bechinger, V. Booth, "Orientation and Depth of Surfactant Protein B C-terminal Helix in Lung Surfactant Bilayers," Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA) - Biomembranes 1818 (2012) 1165-1172. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bbamem.2012.01.001

S.G. Lamarre, A.M. Molloy, S.N. Reinke, B.D. Sykes, M.E. Brosnan, and J.T. Brosnan, "Formate can differentiate between hyperhomocysteinemia due to impaired remethylation and impaired transsulfuration," American Journal of Physiology - Endocrinology and Metabolism 303 (2012) E61-E67. http://dx.doi.org/10.1152/ajpendo.00345.2011

A. Flynn, M. Ducey, A. Yethiraj, and M.R. Morrow, "Dynamic properties of bicellar lipid mixtures observed by rheometry and quadrupole echo decay," Langmuir 28 (2012) 2782-2790. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/la204111z

J. Pius, M.R. Morrow, and V. Booth, "2H Solid-State NMR investigation of whole Escherichia coli interacting with antimicrobial peptide MSI-78," Biochemistry 51 (2012) 118–125. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/bi201569t


E.E. Burnell, R.Y. Dong, A.C.J. Weber, X. Yang, A.Yethiraj, "Separation of nematic and smectic-A potential effects on solute ordering in a series of binary 6OCB–8OCB mixtures," Canadian Journal of Chemistry 89 (2011) 900-908. (Special Issue) http://dx.doi.org/10.1139/v11-027

M. Sarker, D. Jackman, and V. Booth, "Lung Surfactant Protein A (SP-A) Interactions with Model Lung Surfactant Lipids and an SP-B Fragment," Biochemistry 50 (2011) 4867–4876. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/bi200167d

M. McDonald, V. Booth, and M.R. Morrow, "Orientation and Dynamics of Synthetic Transbilayer Polypeptides Containing GpATM Dimerization Motifs," Biophysical Journal 100 (2011) 656-664. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bpj.2010.12.3725

M. Sarker, J. Rose, M. McDonald, M.R. Morrow, and V. Booth, "Modifications to Surfactant Protein B Structure and Lipid Interactions under Respiratory Distress Conditions: Consequences of Tryptophan Oxidation," Biochemistry 50 (2011) 25-36. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/bi101426s


S. Barhoum, A. Yethiraj, "An NMR Study of Macromolecular Aggregation in a Model Polymer-Surfactant Solution", J. Chem. Phys. 132 (2010) 024909. http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.3290985

S. Barhoum and A. Yethiraj, "NMR Detection of an Equilibrium Phase Consisting of Monomers and Clusters in Concentrated Lysozyme Solutions," J. Phys. Chem. B 114 (2010) 17062–17067. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/jp108995k

Md.N. Uddin and M.R. Morrow, "Bicellar Mixture Phase Behavior Examined by Variable-Pressure Deuterium NMR and Ambient Pressure DSC," Langmuir 26 (2010) 12104-12111. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/la1014362


T.-C. Yang, J. Rendell, W. Gulliver, V. Booth, "Peptide T exhibits a well-defined structure in fluorinated solvent at low temperature," Journal of Peptide Science 15 (2009) 818-823. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/psc.1179

S. Bourbigot, L. Fardy, A.J. Waring, M.R. Yeaman and V. Booth, "Structure of chemokine-derived antimicrobial peptide IL-8a and interaction with detergent micelles and oriented lipid bilayers," Biochemistry 48 (2009) 10509-10521. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/bi901311p

T.C. Yang, M. McDonald, M.R. Morrow, V. Booth, "The Effect of a C-Terminal Peptide of Surfactant Protein B (SP-B) on Oriented Lipid Bilayers, Characterized by Solid-State 2H and 31P NMR," Biophysical Journal 96 (2009) 3762-3771. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bpj.2009.02.027

M.R. Morrow, A. Helle, J. Perry, I. Vattulainen, S.K. Wiedmer, J.M. Holopainen, "Ceramide-1-Phosphate, in Contrast to Ceramide, Is Not Segregated into Lateral Lipid Domains in Phosphatidylcholine Bilayers," Biophysical Journal 96 (2009) 2216-2226. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bpj.2008.11.060

B. Russell-Schulz, V. Booth, M.R. Morrow "Perturbation of DPPC/POPG bilayers by the N-terminal helix of lung surfactant protein SP-B: a 2H NMR study," European Biophysics Journal 38 (2009) 613-624. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00249-009-0415-3

S. Bourbigot, E. Dodd, C. Horwood, N. Cumby, L. Fardy, W.H. Welch, Z. Ramjan, S. Sharma, A.J. Waring, M.R. Yeaman, V. Booth, "Antimicrobial peptide RP-1 structure and interactions with anionic versus zwitterionic micelles," Biopolymers 91 (2009) 1-13. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/bip.21071


S. Palit, A. Yethiraj, "A New Model System for Diffusion NMR Studies of Concentrated Mono-disperse and Bi-disperse Colloids", Langmuir 24 (2008) 3747-3751. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/la703402b

A. Gonzalez-Horta, D. Andreu, M.R. Morrow, J. Perez-Gil, "Effects of palmitoylation on dynamics and phospholipid-bilayer-perturbing properties of the N-terminal segment of pulmonary surfactant protein SP-C as shown by 2H NMR", Biophysical Journal 95 (2008) 2308-2317. http://dx.doi.org/10.1529/biophysj.108.132845

H. Singh, J. Emberley, M.R. Morrow, "Pressure induces interdigitation differently in DPPC and DPPG", European Biophysics Journal with Biophysics Letters 37 (2008) 783-792. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00249-008-0270-7


A. Yethiraj, R.Y. Dong, E.E. Burnell, "The smectic potential in a liquid crystal with a reentrant nematic phase: NMR of solutes", Chem. Phys. Lett. 441 (2007) 245–249. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cplett.2007.05.043

D. Capitani, A. Yethiraj, E.E. Burnell, "Memory Effects Across Surfactant Mesophases", Langmuir 23 (2007) 3036-3048. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/la062798r

M. Sarker, A.J. Waring, F.J. Walther, K.M.W. Keough, V. Booth, "Structure of Mini-B, a Functional Fragment of Surfactant Protein B, in Detergent Micelles," Biochemistry 46 (2007) 11047-11056. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/bi7011756