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M. Spengler, R.Y. Dong, C.A. Michal, M. Pfletscher, M. Giese "Fluorination of supramolecular liquid crystals – tuning tool and analytical probe" J. Mater. Chem. C (2017) online. http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c6tc05472b

Y. Sang, R. Zhang, W.R.P. Scott, A.L. Creagh, C.A. Haynes, S.K. Straus "U24 from Roseolovirus interacts strongly with Nedd4 WW Domains," Scientific Reports 7 (2017) 39776. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/srep39776

A.P. Manning, K.L. Chang, A.L. MacKay, C.A. Michal, "The physical mechanism of “inhomogeneous” magnetization transfer MRI," Journal of Magnetic Resonance 274 (2017) 125–136. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmr.2016.11.013


E.E. Burnell, Z. Ahmed, C. Welch, G.H. Mehl, R.Y. Dong "Deuteron and proton NMR study of D2, p-dichlorobenzene and 1,3,5-trichlorobenzene in bimesogenic liquid crystals with two nematic phases," Chemical Physics Letters 659 (2016) 48–54. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cplett.2016.07.005

E.E. Burnell, C.A. de Lange, "Molecular Hydrogens Dissolved in Liquid Crystals," eMagRes 5 (2016). http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/9780470034590.emrstm1477

S. De, M. Okon, B.J. Graves, L.P. McIntosh, "Autoinhibition of ETV6 DNA-binding is established by the stability of its inhibitory helix," Journal of Molecular Biology 428 (2016) 1515–1530. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmb.2016.02.020

Annual Reports Ronald Y. Dong, "Recent NMR Studies of Thermotropic Liquid Crystals," Annual Reports on NMR Spectroscopy 87 (2016) 41-174. (Invited Review)


C.A. Fitch, G. Platzer, M. Okon, B. Garcia-Moreno, L.P. McIntosh, "Arginine: Its pKa value revisited," Protein Science 24 (2015) 752–761. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/pro.2647

E.E. Burnell, A.C.J. Weber, R.Y. Dong, W.L. Meerts, C.A. De Lange, "A model-free temperature-dependent conformational study of n-pentane in nematic liquid crystals," J. Chem. Phys. 142 (2015) 024904. http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4904822

W.A. MacFarlane, "Implanted-Ion βNMR: a New Probe for Nanoscience," Solid State Nuclear Magnetic Resonance 68-69 (2015) 1–12. (Review Article) http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ssnmr.2015.02.004

J.R.C. Bergeron, L.J. Worrall, S. De, N.G. Sgourakis, A.H. Cheung, E. Lameignere, M. Okon, G.A. Wasney, D. Baker, L.P. McIntosh, N.C.J. Strynadka, "The Modular Structure of the Inner-Membrane Ring Component PrgK Facilitates Assembly of the Type III Secretion System Basal Body," Structure 23 (2015) 161-172. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.str.2014.10.021


G. Platzer, M. Okon, L.P. McIntosh, "PH-dependent random coil 1H, 13C, and 15N chemical shifts of the ionizable amino acids: A guide for protein pK a measurements," Journal of Biomolecular NMR 60 (2014) 109-129. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10858-014-9862-y

Y. Sang, A.R. Tait, W.R.P. Scott, A.L. Creagh, P. Kumar, C.A. Haynes, and S.K. Straus, "Probing the Interaction between U24 and the SH3 Domain of Fyn Tyrosine Kinase," Biochemistry 53 (2014) 6092–6102. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/bi500945x

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.C.J. Weber, D.H.J. Chen, "Conformational problem of alkanes in liquid crystals by NMR spectroscopy" Magnetic Resonance in Chemistry 52 (2014) 560–569. (special issue) (Review) http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/mrc.4124

A.P. Manning, M. Giese, A.S. Terpstra, M.J. MacLachlan, W.Y. Hamad, R.Y. Dong and C.A. Michal, "NMR of guest-host systems: 8CB in chiral nematic porous glasses" Magnetic Resonance in Chemistry 52 (2014) 532–539. (special issue) http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/mrc.4101

A. Ferraz, J. Zhang, P.J. Sebastião, A.C. Ribeiro and R.Y. Dong, "Proton and deuterium nuclear spin relaxation study of the SmA and SmC* phases of BP8Cl-d17: a self-consistent analysis" Magnetic Resonance in Chemistry 52 (2014) 546–555. (special issue) http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/mrc.4107

X.L. Zhang, S. De, L.P. McIntosh, and M. Paetzel, "Structural Characterization of the C3 Domain of Cardiac Myosin Binding Protein-C and its Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy-Related R502W Mutant," Biochemistry 53 (2014) 5332–5342. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/bi500784g

G. Desjardins, C.A. Meeker, N. Bhachech, S.L. Currie, M. Okon, B.J. Graves, and L.P. McIntosh, "Synergy of aromatic residues and phosphoserines within the intrinsically disordered DNA-binding inhibitory elements of the Ets-1 transcription factor," Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 111 (2014) 11019–11024. http://dx.doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1401891111

J.L. Figueirinhas, R.Y. Dong, "NMR of bent-core nematogens: a mini-review," Magnetic Resonance in Chemistry 52 (2014) 614–624. (special issue) (Review) http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/mrc.4097

C. Fuente-Núñez, F. Reffuveille, E.F. Haney, S.K. Straus, R.E.W. Hancock, "Broad-Spectrum Anti-biofilm Peptide That Targets a Cellular Stress Response," PLoS Pathogens 10 (2014) e1004152. http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.ppat.1004152

I. McKenzie, M. Harada, R.F. Kiefl, C.D.P. Levy, W.A. MacFarlane, G.D. Morris, S.-I. Ogata, M.R. Pearson, and J. Sugiyama, "β-NMR Measurements of Lithium Ion Transport in Thin Films of Pure and Lithium-Salt-Doped Poly(ethylene oxide)," J. Am. Chem. Soc. 136 (2014) 7833–7836. (ACS Editors' Choice) http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/ja503066a

D.A. Marvin, M.F. Symmons, S.K. Straus, "Structure and assembly of filamentous bacteriophages," Progress in Biophysics and Molecular Biology 114 (2014) 80–122. (Review) http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pbiomolbio.2014.02.003

R.F. Kiefl, W.A. MacFarlane, K.H. Chow, G.D. Morris, C.D.P. Levy, M.R. Pearson, "Recent Progress with β-NMR at ISAC," Nuclear Physics News 23 (2014) 29-32. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10619127.2013.855575

S.A. Yuzwa, A.H. Cheung, M. Okon, L.P. McIntosh, D.J. Vocadlo, "O-GlcNAc modification of tau directly inhibits its aggregation without perturbing the conformational properties of tau monomers," Journal of Molecular Biology 426 (2014) 1736–1752. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmb.2014.01.004

S. De, A.C.K. Chan, H.J. Coyne, N. Bhachech, U. Hermsdorf, M. Okon, M.E.P. Murphy, B.J. Graves, L.P. McIntosh, "Steric mechanism of auto-inhibitory regulation of specific and non-specific DNA binding by the ETS transcriptional repressor ETV6," Journal of Molecular Biology 426 (2014) 1390–1406. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmb.2013.11.031

J.A. Brockerman, M. Okon, L.P. McIntosh, "Detection and characterization of serine and threonine hydroxyl protons in Bacillus circulans xylanase by NMR spectroscopy," Journal of Biomolecular NMR 58 (2014) 17-25. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10858-013-9799-6

N. Fekri, J.D.W. Madden, N.Y.-J. Lee, F. Ko, C.A. Michal, "Influence of porosity on charging speed of polypyrrole," Synthetic Metals 187 (2014) 145-151. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.synthmet.2013.11.011

G.D. Morris, "β-NMR," Hyperfine Interactions 225 (2014) 173-182. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10751-013-0894-6


W.L. Meerts, C.A. de Lange, A.C.J. Weber, E.E. Burnell, "Analysis of Complex High-Resolution NMR Spectra by Sophisticated Evolutionary Strategies," eMagRes 2 (2013) 437–450. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/9780470034590.emrstm1309

P. Kukic, D. Farrell, L.P. McIntosh, B. Garcia-Moreno, K.S. Jensen, Z. Toleikis, K. Teilum, and J.E. Nielsen, "Protein Dielectric Constants Determined from NMR Chemical Shift Perturbations," J. Am. Chem. Soc. 135 (2013) 16968–16976. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/ja406995j

G.T.M. Nguyen, A.L. Michan, A. Fannir, M. Viallon, C. Vancaeyzeele, C.A. Michal, F. Vidal, "Self-standing single lithium ion conductor polymer network with pendant trifluoromethanesulfonylimide groups: Li+ diffusion coefficients from PFGSTE NMR," European Polymer Journal 49 (2013) 4108–4117. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.eurpolymj.2013.09.016

S.A. Quideau, M.J.B. Swallow, C.E. Prescott, S.J. Grayston, and S.-W. Oh, "Comparing soil biogeochemical processes in novel and natural boreal forest ecosystems," Biogeosciences 10 (2013) 5651–5661. http://dx.doi.org/10.5194/bg-10-5651-2013

A.C.J. Weber, R. Dong, W.L. Meerts, X. Yang, and E. Burnell, "NMR of Short-Chain Hydrocarbons in Nematic and Smectic a Liquid Crystals," J. Phys. Chem. A 117 (2013) 9224–9234. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/jp404315t

M. Giese, J.C. De Witt, K.E. Shopsowitz, A.P. Manning, R.Y. Dong, C.A. Michal, W.Y. Hamad, and M.J. MacLachlan, "Thermal Switching of the Reflection in Chiral Nematic Mesoporous Organosilica Films Infiltrated with Liquid Crystals," ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 5 (2013) 6854–6859. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/am402266z

J.M. Eklöf, S. Shojania, M. Okon, L.P. McIntosh and H. Brumer, "Structure-Function Analysis of a Broad Specificity Populus trichocarpa Endo-β-glucanase Reveals an Evolutionary Link between Bacterial Licheninases and Plant XTH Gene Products," Journal of Biological Chemistry 288 (2013) 15786-15799. http://dx.doi.org/10.1074/jbc.M113.462887

M.L. Ludwiczek, I. D’Angelo, G.N. Yalloway, J.A. Brockerman, M. Okon, J.E. Nielsen, N.C. J. Strynadka, S.G. Withers, and L.P. McIntosh, "Strategies for Modulating the pH-Dependent Activity of a Family 11 Glycoside Hydrolase," Biochemistry 52 (2013) 3138–3156. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/bi400034m

P.H.W. Chan, A.H. Cheung, M. Okon, H.-M. Chen, S.G. Withers, and L.P. McIntosh, "Investigating the Structural Dynamics of the alfa-1,4-Galactosyltransferase LgtC from Neisseria meningitidis by NMR Spectroscopy," Biochemistry 52 (2013) 320–332. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/bi301317d

N. Daraboinaa, I.L. Moudrakovski, J.A. Ripmeester, V.K. Walker, P. Englezos, "Assessing the performance of commercial and biological gas hydrate inhibitors using nuclear magnetic resonance microscopy and a stirred autoclave," Fuel 105 (2013) 630–635. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.fuel.2012.10.007

C.M. Stevens, M. Okon, L.P. McIntosh, M. Paetzel, "1H, 13C and 15N resonance assignments and peptide binding site chemical shift perturbation mapping for the Escherichia coli redox enzyme chaperone DmsD," Biomolecular NMR Assignments 7 (2013) 193-197. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12104-012-9408-8


D.K.W. Lau, M. Okon, L.P. McIntosh, "The PNT domain from Drosophila pointed-P2 contains a dynamic N-terminal helix preceded by a disordered phosphoacceptor sequence," Protein Science 21 (2012) 1716-1725. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/pro.2151

G. Prehna, Y. Li, N. Stoynov, M. Okon, M. Vuckovic, L.P. McIntosh, L.J. Foster, B.B. Finlay and N.C.J. Strynadka, "The zinc regulated antivirulence pathway of Salmonella is a multiprotein immunoglobulin adhesion system," Journal of Biological Chemistry 287 (2012) 32324-32337. http://dx.doi.org/10.1074/jbc.M112.357210

R.Y. Dong, A. Kohlmeier, M.G. Tamba, G.H. Mehl, E.E. Burnell, "Solute NMR study of a bimesogenic liquid crystal with two nematic phases," Chemical Physics Letters 552 (2012) 44–48. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cplett.2012.09.051

P.H.W. Chan, S. Weissbach, M. Okon, S.G. Withers, and L.P. McIntosh, "NMR Spectral Assignments of α-1,4-Galactosyltransferase LgtC from Neisseria meningitidis: Substrate Binding and Multiple Conformational States," Biochemistry 51 (2012) 8278–8292. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/bi3010279

C.H. Lemke, R.Y. Dong, C.A. Michal, W.Y. Hamad, "New insights into nano-crystalline cellulose structure and morphology based on solid-state NMR," Cellulose 19 (2012) 1619–1629. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10570-012-9759-4

A. Silipo, J. Larsbrink, R. Marchetti, R. Lanzetta, H. Brumer, A. Molinaro, "NMR Spectroscopic Analysis Reveals Extensive Binding Interactions of Complex Xyloglucan Oligosaccharides with the Cellvibrio japonicus Glycoside Hydrolase Family 31 α-Xylosidase," Chemistry - A European Journal 18 (2012) 13395–13404. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/chem.201200488

A. Ming-Lum, S. Shojania, E. So, E. McCarrell, E. Shaw, D. Vu, I. Wang, L.P. McIntosh, and A.L.-F. Mui, "A pleckstrin homology-related domain in SHIP1 mediates membrane localization during Fc-gamma receptor-induced phagocytosis," The FASEB Journal 26 (2012) 3163-3177. http://dx.doi.org/10.1096/fj.11-201475

A. Aluculesei, F.V. Chavez, C. Cruz, P.J. Sebastião, N.G. Nagaveni, V. Prasad, and R. Dong, "Proton NMR Relaxation Study on the Nematic-Nematic Phase Transition in A131 Liquid Crystal," J. Phys. Chem. B 116 (2012) 9556–9563. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/jp305064x

G. Prehna, G. Zhang, X. Gong, M. Duszyk, M.Okon, L.P. McIntosh, J.H. Weiner, N.C.J. Strynadka, "A Protein Export Pathway Involving Escherichia coli Porins," Structure 20 (2012) 1154–1166. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.str.2012.04.014

H.J. Coyne, S. De, M. Okon, S.M. Green, N. Bhachech, B.J. Graves, L.P. McIntosh, "Auto-inhibition of ETV6 (TEL) DNA-binding: appended helices sterically block the ETS domain," Journal of Molecular Biology 421 (2012) 67–84. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmb.2012.05.010

S. De, L.P. McIntosh, "Putting a Stop to L,D-Transpeptidases," Structure 20 (2012) 753-754. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.str.2012.04.005

A.C.J. Weber, A. Pizzirusso, L. Muccioli, C. Zannoni, W.L. Meerts, C.A. de Lange, and E.E. Burnell, "Efficient analysis of highly complex nuclear magnetic resonance spectra of flexible solutes in ordered liquids by using molecular dynamics," J. Chem. Phys. 136 (2012) 174506. http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4705271

V.M.L. Whiffena, K.J. Smith, S.K. Straus, "The influence of citric acid on the synthesis and activity of high surface area MoP for the hydrodeoxygenation of 4-methylphenol," Applied Catalysis A: General 419–420 (2012) 111–125. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apcata.2012.01.018

P.D. Frischmann, S.H.M. Mehr, B.O. Patrick, F. Lelj, and M.J. MacLachlan, "Role of Entropy and Autosolvation in Dimerization and Complexation of C60 by Zn7 Metallocavitands," Inorganic Chemistry 51 (2012) 3443–3453. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/ic202049t

R.J. Evans, C.A. Fyfe, L.A. Groat, and A.E. Lam, "MAS NMR measurements and ab initio calculations of the 29Si chemical shifts in dumortierite and holtite," American Mineralogist 97 (2012) 329-340. http://dx.doi.org/10.2138/am.2012.3880

G. Wang, M. Elliott, A.L. Cogen, E.L. Ezell, R.L. Gallo, and R.E.W. Hancock, "Structure, Dynamics, Antimicrobial and Immune Modulatory Activities of Human LL-23 and Its Single Residue Variants Mutated based on Homologous Primate Cathelicidins," Biochemistry 51 (2012) 653–664. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/bi2016266


E.E. Burnell, A.C.J. Weber, C.A. de Lange, W.L. Meerts, and R.Y. Dong, "Nuclear magnetic resonance study of alkane conformational statistics," J. Chem. Phys. 135 (2011) 234506. http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.3665139

L.P. McIntosh, D. Naito, S.J. Baturin, M. Okon, M.D. Joshi, J.E. Nielsen, "Dissecting electrostatic interactions in Bacillus circulans xylanase through NMR-monitored pH titrations," Journal of Biomolecular NMR 51 (2011) 5-19. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10858-011-9537-x

S.J. Baturin, M. Okon, L.P. McIntosh, "Structure, dynamics, and ionization equilibria of the tyrosine residues in Bacillus circulans xylanase," Journal of Biomolecular NMR 51 (2011) 379-394. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10858-011-9564-7

T. Wu, H. Mayaffre, S. Krämer, M. Horvatic, C. Berthier, W.N. Hardy, R. Liang, D.A. Bonn and M.-H. Julien, "Magnetic-field-induced charge-stripe order in the high-temperature superconductor YBa2Cu3Oy," Nature 477 (2011) 191–194. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/nature10345

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

C.A. Fyfe, R.J. Darton, H. Mowatt, Z.S. Lin, "Efficient, low-cost, minimal reagent syntheses of high silica zeolites using extremely dense gels below 100oC," Microporous and Mesoporous Materials 144 (2011) 57-66. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.micromeso.2011.02.020

S.J. Takayama, G. Ukpabi, M.E.P. Murphy, A.G. Mauk, "Electronic properties of the highly ruffled heme bound to the heme degrading enzyme IsdI," Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 108 (2011) 13071-13076. http://dx.doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1101459108

A. Marini, R.Y. Dong, "Density-functional-theory investigation of conformations, 13C shielding, and magnetic field interactions in a V-shaped phenylene bis carboxylate homologous series," Physical Review E 83 (2011) 041712. http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevE.83.041712

J. Zhang, T.-C. Wei, and R. Laflamme, "Experimental Quantum Simulation of Entanglement in Many-Body Systems," Physical Reveiw Letters 107 (2011) 010501. http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.107.010501

A. Marini, M.Geppi, V. Prasad, R.Y. Dong, "NMR Study of a Phasmid-like Liquid Crystal," Chemical Physics Letters 507 (2011) 96-99. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cplett.2011.03.072

A.C.J. Weber, E.E. Burnell, "Conformational Statistics of n-Butane in the Condensed Phase and the Effects of Temperature," Chemical Physics Letters 506 (2011) 196-200. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cplett.2011.03.025

E. Escobar-Cabrera, M. Okon, D.K.W. Lau, C.F. Dart, A.M.J.J. Bonvin and L.P. McIntosh, "Characterizing the N- and C-terminal Small Ubiquitin-like Modifier (SUMO)-interacting Motifs of the Scaffold Protein DAXX," Journal of Biological Chemistry 286 (2011) 19816-19829. http://dx.doi.org/10.1074/jbc.M111.231647

H. Webb, B.M. Tynan-Connolly, G.M. Lee, D. Farrell, F. O’Meara, C.R. Søndergaard, K. Teilum, C. Hewage, L.P. McIntosh, and J.E. Nielsen, "Remeasuring HEWL pKa values by NMR spectroscopy: Methods, analysis, accuracy, and implications for theoretical pKa calculations," Proteins 79 (2011) 685–702. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/prot.22886

K.H. Kim, H.-S. Kang, M. Okon, E. Escobar-Cabrera, L.P. McIntosh, M. Paetzel, "Structural characterization of Escherichia coli BamE, a lipoprotein component of the beta-barrel assembly machinery complex," Biochemistry 50 (2011) 1081-1090. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/bi101659u

S.K. Straus, W.R.P. Scott, C.D. Schwieters, D.A. Marvin, "Consensus structure of Pf1 filamentous bacteriophage from X-ray fibre diffraction and solid-state NMR," European Biophysics Journal 40 (2011) 221-234. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00249-010-0640-9

J.T.J. Cheng, J.D. Hale, M. Elliott, R.E.W. Hancock, S.K. Straus, "The Importance of Bacterial Membrane Composition in the Structure and Function of Aurein 2.2 and selected Variants," BBA - Biomembranes 1808 (2011) 622-633. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bbamem.2010.11.025


A.C.J. Weber, X. Yang, R.Y. Dong, E.E. Burnell, "The smectic effect on solute order parameters rationalized by double Maier-Saupe Kobayashi-McMillan theory," Journal of Chemical Physics 132 (2010) 034503. http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.3291486

R.Y. Dong "Recent developments in biaxial liquid crystals: An NMR Perspective," International Journal of Modern Physics B 24 (2010) 4641-4682. (Review) http://dx.doi.org/10.1142/S0217979210056487

E. Escobar-Cabrera, D.K.W. Lau, S. Giovinazzi, A.M. Ishov, L.P. McIntosh, "Structural Characterization of the DAXX N-Terminal Helical Bundle Domain and Its Complex with Rassf1C," Structure 18 (2010) 1642–1653. (Cover Article) http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.str.2010.09.016

J.L. Figueirinhas, G. Feio, C. Cruz, M. Lehmann, C. Kohn, R.Y. Dong, "Nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopic investigations of phase biaxiality in the nematic glass of a shape-persistent V-shaped mesogen," Journal of Chemical Physics 133 (2010) 174509. http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.3496491

C.A. Michal, "Defeating Radiation Damping and Magnetic Field Inhomogeneity with Spatially Encoded Noise," Chem.Phys.Chem. 11 (2010) 3447-3455. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/cphc.201000527

H.G. Yoon, S.W. Kang, R.Y. Dong, A. Marini, K.A. Suresh, M. Srinivasarao, S. Kumar, "Nematic biaxiality in a bent-core material," Physical Reivew E 81 (2010) 051706. http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevE.81.051706

J.T.J. Cheng, J.D. Hale, J. Kindrachuk, H. Jessen, M. Elliott, R.E.W. Hancock, S.K. Straus, "Importance of Residue 13 and the C-Terminus for the Structure and Activity of the Antimicrobial Peptide Aurein 2.2," Biophysical Journal 99 (2010) 2926-2935. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bpj.2010.08.077

M. Wieczorek, H. Jenssen, J. Kindrachuk, W.R.P. Scott, M. Elliott, K. Hilpert, J.T.J. Cheng, R.E.W. Hancock and S.K. Straus, "Structural Studies of a Peptide with Immune Modulating and Direct Antimicrobial Activity," Chemistry & Biology 17 (2010) 970-980. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.chembiol.2010.07.007

C.A. Michal "A low-cost spectrometer for NMR measurements in the Earth’s magnetic field," Meas. Sci. Technol. 21 (2010) 105902. http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/0957-0233/21/10/105902

M. Lehmann, C. Köhn, J.L. Figueirinhas, G. Feio, C. Cruz, R.Y. Dong, "Biaxial Nematic Mesophases from Shape-Persistent Mesogens with a Fluorenone Bending Unit," Chemistry - A European Journal
16 (2010) 8275-8279. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/chem.201001214

M.L. Nelson, H.S. Kang, G.M. Lee, A.G. Blaszczak, D.K.W. Lau, L.P. McIntosh, B.J. Graves, "Ras signaling requires dynamic properties of Ets1 for phosphorylation-enhanced binding to coactivator CBP," Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 107 (2010) 10026-10031. http://dx.doi.org/10.1073/pnas.0915137107

G. Wang, B. Marler, H. Gies, C.A. Fyfe, P. Sidhu, B. Yilmaz and U. Müller, "Synthesis, characterization and structure analysis of UZM-22, a MEI-type zeolite framework structure" Microporous and Mesoporous Materials 132 (2010) 43–53. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.micromeso.2009.08.021

J. Pan, W. Hamad and S.K. Straus, "Parameters Affecting the Chiral Nematic Phase of Nanocrystalline Cellulose Films," Macromolecules 43 (2010) 3851-3858. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/ma902383k

D. Farrell, E.S. Miranda, H. Webb, N. Georgi, P. B. Crowley, L.P. McIntosh, J.E. Nielsen, "Titration_DB: Storage and analysis of NMR-monitored protein pH titration curves," Proteins-Structure Function and Bioinformatics 78 (2010) 843-857. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/prot.22611

J. Pan, C.B. Lai, W.R.P. Scott, S.K. Straus, "Synthetic Fusion Peptides of Tick-Borne Encephalitis Virus as Models for Membrane Fusion," Biochemistry 49 (2010) 287-296. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/bi9017895

P.D. Frischmann, G.A. Facey, P.Y. Ghi, A.J. Gallant, D.L. Bryce, F. Lelj and M.J. MacLachlan, "Capsule Formation, Carboxylate Exchange, and DFT Exploration of Cadmium Cluster Metallocavitands: Highly Dynamic Supramolecules," J. Am. Chem. Soc. 132 (2010) 3893–3908. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/ja910419h

S.R. Reitinger, Y. Yu, J. Wicki, M. Ludwiczek, I. D'Angelo, S. Baturin, M. Okon, N.C.J. Strynadka, S. Lutz, S.G. Withers and L.P. McIntosh, "Circular Permutation of Bacillus circulans Xylanase: A Kinetic and Structural Study," Biochemistry 49 (2010) 2464–2474. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/bi100036f

J.K.-H. Hui, P.D. Frischmann, C.-H. Tso, C.A. Michal, M.J. MacLachlan, "Spontaneous Hierarchical Assembly of Crown Ether-like Macrocycles into Nanofibers and Microfibers Induced by Alkali-Metal and Ammonium Salts," Chemistry - A European Journal 16 (2010) 2453-2460. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/chem.200902712

progress P.T. Eles, C.A. Michal, "Two-Photon Excitation in Nuclear Magnetic and Quadrupole Resonance," Progress in Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy 56 (2010) 232-246. (Invited Review) http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pnmrs.2009.12.002


NMR in Liquid Crystals

Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy of Liquid Crystals

edited by Ronald Dong (University of British Columbia)
Hardcover: 464 pages
Publisher: World Scientific; September 2009
Language: English
ISBN: 978-981-4273-66-4

P.H.W. Chan, L.L. Lairson, H.J. Lee, W.W. Wakarchuk, N.C.J. Strynadka, S.G. Withers and L.P. McIntosh, "NMR Spectroscopic Characterization of the Sialyltransferase CstII from Camplyobacter jejuni: Histidine 188 is the General Base," Biochemistry 48 (2009) 11220–11230. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/bi901606n

U. Al-Atar, A.R. Lewis, J.M.H. Teichman, B.H. Chew, B.D. Gates and N.R. Branda, "Selective Water Uptake in Calcium Oxalate Monohydrate Kidney Stones," Chem. Mater. 21 (2009) 5016-5021. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/cm901205q

R.Y. Dong and A. Marini, "Conformational Study of a Bent-Core Liquid Crystal: 13C NMR and DFT Computation Approach," J. Phys. Chem. C 113 (2009) 14062-14072. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/jp904405n

M.H.C. Lam, M.A. Homenuke, C.A. Michal and C.L. Hansen, "Sub-nanoliter nuclear magnetic resonance coils fabricated with multilayer soft lithography," J. Micromech. Microeng. 19 (2009) 095001. http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/0960-1317/19/9/095001

A.C.J. Weber, X. Yang, R.Y. Dong, W.L. Meerts, E.E. Burnell, "Solute order parameters in liquid crystals from NMR spectra solved with evolutionary algorithms: Application of double Maier-Saupe Kobayashi-McMillan theory," Chemical Physics Letters 476 (2009) 116-119. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cplett.2009.06.002

X. Li, P.T. Eles, C.A. Michal, "Water Permeability of Spider Dragline Silk," Biomacromolecules 10 (2009) 1270-1275. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/bm900103n

J.T.J. Cheng, J.D. Hale, M. Elliot, R.E.W. Hancock and S.K. Straus, "Effect of Membrane Composition on Antimicrobial Peptides Aurein 2.2 and 2.3 From Australian Southern Bell Frogs," Biophysical Journal 96 (2009) 552-565. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bpj.2008.10.012

R.Y. Dong , "A Comparative 13C NMR Study of Local Ordering in a Homologous Series of Bent-core Liquid Crystals," J. Phys. Chem. B 113 (2009) 1933-1939. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/jp8096692

L.P. McIntosh, H.-S. Kang, M. Okon, M.L. Nelson, B.J. Graves and B. Brutscher, "Detection and assignment of phosphoserine and phosphothreonine residues by 13C–31P spin-echo difference NMR spectroscopy," Journal of Biomolecular NMR 43 (2009) 31-37. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10858-008-9287-6


G.M. Lee, M.A. Pufall, C.A. Meeker, H.S. Kang, B.J. Graves, L.P. McIntosh, "The affinity of Ets-1 for DNA is modulated by phosphorylation through transient interactions of an unstructured region," Journal of Molecular Biology 382 (2008) 1014-1030. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmb.2008.07.064

H.S. Kang, M.L. Nelson, C.D. Mackereth, M. Scharpf, B.J. Graves, L.P. McIntosh, "Identification and structural characterization of a CBP/p300-binding domain from the ETS family transcription factor GABP alpha," Journal of Molecular Biology 377 (2008) 636-646. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmb.2008.01.054

C.R. Sondergaard, L.P. McIntosh, G. Pollastri, J.E. Nielsen, "Determination of electrostatic interaction energies and protonation state populations in enzyme active sites," Journal of Molecular Biology 376 (2008) 269-287. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmb.2007.09.070

R.Y. Dong, "NMR Study of Diffusive Processes in Novel Liquid Crystalline Phases," Thin Solid Films 517 (2008) 1367-1379. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tsf.2008.09.043

M. Okon, T.F. Moraes, P.I. Lario, A.L. Creagh, C.A. Haynes, N.C.J. Strynadka, L.P. McIntosh, "Structural Characterization of the Type-III Pilot-Secretin Complex from Shigella flexneri," Structure 16 (2008) 1544-1554. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.str.2008.08.006

S.K. Straus, W.R.P. Scott, D.A. Marvin, "The hand of the filamentous bacteriophage helix", European Biophysics Journal with Biophysics Letters 37 (2008) 1077-1082. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00249-008-0327-7

P. Lesot, O. Lafon, C. Aroulanda, R. Y. Dong, "2H NMR studies on two-homopolypeptide lyotropic enantiodiscriminating mesophases: Experimental quantification of solute-fiber affinities", Chemistry-A European Journal 14 (2008) 4082-4092. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/chem.200701543

D. Jung, J.P. Powers, S.K. Straus, R.E.W. Hancock, "Lipid-specific binding of the calcium-dependent antibiotic daptomycin leads to changes in lipid polymorphism of model membranes," Chemistry and Physics of Lipids 154 (2008) 120-128. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.chemphyslip.2008.04.004

V. Domenici, C.A. Veracini, V. Novotná, R.Y. Dong, "Twist grain boundary liquid-crystalline phases under the effect of the magnetic field: A complete 2H and 13C NMR study," Chem Phys Chem 9 (2008) 556-566. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/cphc.200700647

S.K. Straus, W.R.P. Scott, M.F. Symmons and D.A. Marvin, "On the structures of filamentous bacteriophage Ff (fd, f1, M13)," European Biophysics Journal 37 (2008) 521-527.

S.W. Ho, D. Jung, J.R. Calhoun, J.D. Lear, M. Okon, W.R.P. Scott, R.E.W. Hancock and S.K. Straus, "Effect of divalent cations on the structure of the antibiotic daptomycin," European Biophysics Journal 37 (2008) 421-433. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00249-007-0227-2

C.A. Michal, S.P. Hastings, and L. Hang Lee, "Two-photon Lee-Goldburg nuclear magnetic resonance: Simultaneous homonuclear decoupling and signal acquisition," J. Chem. Phys. 128 (2008) 052301. http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.2825593

C.A. Fyfe and J.S.J. Lee, "Solid-State NMR Determination of the Zeolite ZSM-5/ortho-Xylene Host-Guest Crystal Structure," Journal of Physical Chemistry C 112 (2008) 500-513. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/jp074816z

C.A. Fyfe, R.J. Darton, C. Schneider, F. Scheffler, "Solid-State NMR Investigation of the Possible Existence of "Nanoblocks" in the Clear Solution Synthesis of MFI Materials" Journal of Physical Chemistry C 112 (2008) 80-88. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/jp7095955


V. Domenici, A. Marini, C.A. Veracini, J. Zhang, R.Y. Dong, "Effect of the Magnetic Field on the Supramolecular Structure of Chiral Smectic C Phases: 2H NMR Studies", ChemPhysChem 8 (2007) 2575-2587. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/cphc.200700307

R.Y. Dong, M. Geppi, A. Marini, V. Hamplova, M. Kaspar, C.A. Veracini, J. Zhang, "Orientational order of a liquid crystal with three chiral centers by a combined 13C NMR and DFT approach," Journal of Physical Chemistry B 111 (2007) 9787-9794. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/jp0730693

R.Susilo, J.A. Ripmeester and P. Englezos, "Characterization of Gas Hydrates with PXRD, DSC, NMR, and Raman Spectroscopy," Chemical Engineering Science 62 (2007) 3930-3939. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ces.2007.03.045

J. Zhang, V. Domenici and R.Y. Dong, "13C NMR Study Of Orientational Ordering In Smectic A Phase Of Chiral Liquid Crystals" Chemical Physics Letters 441 (2007) 237-244. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cplett.2007.05.032

A.S. Abd El Aziz, N.M Pereira, D.J. Winram, P. Sidhu, S. Kroeker, "Synthesis and polymerization of a four-arm star with pendent cyclopentadienyliron moieties" Journal Of Inorganic And Organometallic Polymers And Materials 17 (2007) 275-282.

Y.L Pan, J.T.L. Cheng, J. Hale, J.H. Pan, R.E.W. Hancock, S.K. Straus, "Characterization of the structure and membrane interaction of the antimicrobial peptides aurein 2.2 and 2.3 from Australian southern bell frogs" Biophysical Journal 92 (2007) 2854-2864.


C.A. Fyfe and D.H. Brouwer, "Optimization, Standardization, and Testing of a New NMR Method for the Determination of Zeolite Host-Organic Guest Crystal Structures," Journal of the American Chemical Society 128 (2006) 11860-11871. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/ja060744y

C.A. Fyfe, D.H. Brouwer, "Determination of the location of naphthalene in the zeolite ZSM-5 host framework by solid-state 1H/29Si CP MAS NMR spectroscopy," Canadian Journal of Chemistry 84 (2006) 345-355.

D.H. Brouwer, J.M. Chezeau, C.A. Fyfe, "Solid state NMR investigation of the structure of AlPO4-14A," Microporous and Mesoporous Materials 88 (2006) 163-169. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.micromeso.2005.08.035

J.D. Mao, K.M. Holtman, J.T. Scott, J.F. Kadla, K. Schmidt-Rohr, "Differences between lignin in unprocessed wood, milled wood, mutant wood, and extracted lignin detected by 13C solid-state NMR," Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 54 (2006) 9677-9686.

D.A. Marvin, L.C. Welsh, M.F. Symmons, W.R.P. Scott, S.K. Straus, "Molecular structure of fd (f1, M13) filamentous bacteriophage refined with respect to X-ray fibre diffraction and solid-state NMR data supports specific models of phage assembly at the bacterial membrane.", Journal of Molecular Biology 355 (2006) 294-309. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmb.2005.10.048