Publications

(Full publication list)

(Trainees are underlined)

(* indicates equal contribution)

Hoang T, Matovic M, Parker J, Smith MD, Jelokhani-Niaraki M. 2015. Role of positively charged residues of the second transmembrane domain in the ion transport activity and conformation of human uncoupling protein-2. Biochemistry Article ASAP.

Campbell J*, Hoang T*, Smith MD, Jelokhani-Niaraki M. 2014. Folding and self-association of atTic20 in lipid membranes: implications for understanding protein transport across the inner envelope membrane of chloroplasts . BMC Biochemistry 15:29.

Hoang T, Smith MD, Jelokhani-Niaraki M. 2013. Expression, folding, and proton transport activity of human uncoupling protein-1 (UCP1) in lipid membranes: Evidence for associated functional forms. J Biol Chem 288(51), 36244-36258.

Nichols M, Kuljanin M, Nategholeslam M, Hoang T, Vafaei S, Tomberli B, Gray CC, Debruin L, Jelokhani-Niaraki M. 2013. Dynamic turn conformation of a short tryptonphan-rich cationic antimicrobial peptide and its interaction with phospholipid membranes. J Phys Chem B 117, 14697-14708.

Mohamed T, Hoang T, Jelokhani-Niaraki M, Rao PPN. 2013. Tau-derived hexapeptide 306(VQIVYK)311 aggregation inhibitors: nitrocatechol moiety as a pharmacophore in drug design. ACS Chem Neurosci 4, 1559-1570.

Hoang T, Smith MD, Jelokhani-Niaraki M. 2012. Toward understanding the ion transport activity of neuronal uncoupling proteins UCP2, UCP4, and UCP5. Biochemistry 51(19), 4004-4014.

Nunukova V, Urbankova E, Jelokhani-Niaraki M, Chaloupka R. 2010. Ion channel activity of transmembrane segment 6 of Eschericia coli proton-dependent manganese transporter. Biopolymers 93(8), 718-726.

Ivanova MV, Hoang T, McSorley FR, Krnac G, Smith MD, Jelokhani-Niaraki M. 2010. A comparative study on conformation and ligand binding of the neuronal uncoupling proteins. Biochemistry 49(3), 512-521.

Taira J, Osada S, Hayashi R, Ueda T, Jelokhani-Niaraki M. 2010. Trans-bilayer ion conduction by proline containing cyclic hexapeptides and effects of amino acid substitutions on ion conducting properties. Bull Chem Soc Japan 83, 683-688.

Richardson LGL, Jelokhani-Niaraki M, Smith MD. 2009. The acidic domains of the Toc159 chloroplast preprotein receptor family are intrinsically disordered protein domains. BMC Biochemistry 10, 35 (1-8).

Jelokhani-Niaraki M, Kondejewski LH, Wheaton LC, Hodges RS. 2009. Effect of ring size on conformation and biological activity of cyclic cationic antimicrobial peptides. J Med Chem 52, 2090-2097.

Cathcart N, Mistry P, Makra C, Pietrobon B, Coombs N, Jelokhani-Niaraki M, Kitaev V. 2009. Chiral thiol-stabilized silver nanoclusters with well-resolved optical transitions synthesized by a facile etching procedure in aqueous solutions. Langmuir 25, 5840-5846.

Jelokhani-Niaraki M, Hodges RS, Meissner JE, Hassenstein UE, Wheaton L. 2008. Interaction of gramicidin S and its aromatic amino acid analogs with phospholipid membranes. Biophys J 95, 3306-3321.

Jelokhani-Niaraki M, Ivanova MV, McIntyre BL, Newman CL, McSorley FR, Young EK, Smith MD, Jelokhani-Niaraki M. 2008. A CD study of uncoupling protein-1 and its transmembrane and matrix-loop domains. Biochem J 411, 593-603.

Taira J, Jelokhani-Niaraki M, Osada S, Kato F, Kodama H. 2008. Ion-channel formation assisted by electrostatic interhelical interactions in covalently dimerized amphiphilic helical peptides. Biochemistry 47, 3605-3714.

Prenner EJ, Kiricsi M, Jelokhani-Niaraki M, Lewis RNAH, Hodges RS, McElhaney RN. 2005. Structure-activity relationships of diastereomeric lysine ring size analogs of the antimicrobial peptide gramicidin S. J Biol Chem 280, 2002-2011.

Yamaguchi H, Jelokhani-Niaraki M, Kodama H. 2004. Second transmembrane domain of human uncoupling protein 2 is essential for its ion channel formation. FEBS Lett 577, 299-304.

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