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The Baum Group - Publications

Selected Collagen Publications:

Hoop, C.L., J. Zhu, A.M. Nunes, D.A. Case and J. Baum. "Revealing Accessibility of Cryptic Protein Binding Sites within the Functional Collagen Fibril." Biomolecules. 7:76 (2017). doi:10.3390/biom7040076

An, B., S.-W. Chang, C. Hoop, J. Baum, M.J. Buehler and D.L. Kaplan. “Structural Insights into the Glycine Pair Motifs in Type III Collagen.” ACS Biomater. Sci. Eng. 3:269–278 (2017). doi:10.1021/acsbiomaterials.6b00512

Nunes, A.M., J. Zhu, J. Jezioro, C.A.S.A. Minetti, D.P. Remeta, R.W. Farndale, S.W. Hamaia and J. Baum. “Intrinsic Local Destabilization of the C-Terminus Predisposes Integrin α1 I Domain to a Conformational Switch Induced by Collagen Binding.” Protein Science. 25:1672–1681 (2016). doi:10.1002/pro.2972

Fu, I., D.A. Case and J. Baum. “Dynamic Water-Mediated Hydrogen Bonding in a Collagen Model Peptide.” Biochemistry. 54:6029–6037 (2015). doi:10.1021/acs.biochem.5b00622

Xiao, J., X. Sun, B. Madhan, B. Brodsky and J. Baum. “NMR Studies Demonstrate a Unique AAB Composition and Chain Register for a Heterotrimeric Type IV Collagen Model Peptide Containing a Natural Interruption Site.” J. Biol. Chem. 290:24201–24209 (2015). doi:10.1074/jbc.M115.654871

Xiao, J., Z. Yang, X. Sun, R. Addabbo and J. Baum. “Local Amino Acid Sequence Patterns Dominate the Heterogeneous Phenotype for the Collagen Connective Tissue Disease Osteogenesis Imperfecta Resulting from Gly Mutations.” J. Struct. Biol. 192:127–137 (2015). doi:10.1016/j.jsb.2015.05.002

Parmar, A.S., A.M. Nunes, J. Baum and B. Brodsky. “A Peptide Study of the Relationship Between the Collagen Triple-Helix and Amyloid.” Biopolymers. 97:795–806 (2012). doi:10.1002/bip.22070

Selected α/β-Synuclein Publications:

Moriarty, G.M., M.P. Olson, T.B. Atieh, M.K. Janowska, S.D. Khare and J. Baum. “A pH-Dependent Switch Promotes β-Synuclein Fibril Formation via Glutamate Residues.” J. Biol. Chem. 292:16368–16379 (2017). doi:10.1074/jbc.M117.780528

Bennett, N.K., R. Chmielowski, D.S. Abdelhamid, J.J. Faig, N. Francis, J. Baum, Z.P. Pang, K.E. Uhrich and P.V. Moghe. “Polymer Brain-Nanotherapeutics for Multipronged Inhibition of Microglial α-Synuclein Aggregation, Activation, and Neurotoxicity.” Biomaterials. 111:179–189 (2016). doi:10.1016/j.biomaterials.2016.10.001

Janowska, M.K. and J. Baum. “Intermolecular Paramagnetic Relaxation Enhancement (PRE) Studies of Transient Complexes in Intrinsically Disordered Proteins.” D. Eliezer (Ed.), Protein Amyloid Aggregation: Methods and Protocols, Methods in Molecular Biology, 1345:45–53 (2016). doi:10.1007/978-1-4939-2978-8_3

Janowska, M.K., K.-P. Wu and J. Baum. “Unveiling Transient Protein-Protein Interactions that Modulate Inhibition of alpha-Synuclein Aggregation by beta-Synuclein, a Pre-Synaptic Protein that co-Localizes with alpha-Synuclein.” Sci. Rep. 5:15164 (2015). doi:10.1038/srep15164

Janowska, M.K. and J. Baum. “The Loss of Inhibitory C-Terminal Conformations in Disease Associated P123H β-synuclein.” Protein Science. 25:286–294 (2015). doi:10.1002/pro.2798

Moriarty, G.M., C.A.S.A. Minetti, D.P. Remeta and J. Baum. “A Revised Picture of the Cu(II)−α-Synuclein Complex: The Role of N-Terminal Acetylation.” Biochemistry. 53:2815–2817 (2014). doi:10.1021/bi5003025

Kang, L., M.K. Janowska, G.M. Moriarty and J. Baum. “Mechanistic Insight into the Relationship between N-Terminal Acetylation of α-Synuclein and Fibril Formation Rates by NMR and Fluorescence.” PLoS ONE. 8:e75018–10 (2013). doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0075018

Moriarty, G.M., M.K. Janowska, L. Kang and J. Baum. “Exploring the Accessible Conformations of N-Terminal Acetylated α-Synuclein.” FEBS Letters. 587:1128–1138 (2013). doi:10.1016/j.febslet.2013.02.049

Kim, S., K.-P. Wu and J. Baum. “Fast Hydrogen Exchange Affects 15N Relaxation Measurements in Intrinsically Disordered Proteins.” J. Biomol. NMR. 55:249–256 (2013). doi:10.1007/s10858-013-9706-1

Narayanan, C., D.S. Weinstock, K.-P. Wu, J. Baum and R.M. Levy. “Investigation of the Polymeric Properties of α-Synuclein and Comparison with NMR Experiments: A Replica Exchange Molecular Dynamics Study.” J. Chem. Theory Comput. 8:3929–3942 (2012). doi:10.1021/ct300241t

Kang, L., G.M. Moriarty, L.A. Woods, A.E. Ashcroft, S.E. Radford and J. Baum. “N-terminal Acetylation of α-synuclein Induces Increased Transient Helical Propensity and Decreased Aggregation Rates in the Intrinsically Disordered Monomer.” Protein Science. 21:911–917 (2012). doi:10.1002/pro.2088


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