Publications

2014

R. T. Hill, Kozek, K. M. , Hucknall, A. , Smith, D. R. , and Chilkoti, A. , Nanoparticle-Film Plasmon Ruler Interrogated with Transmission Visible Spectroscopy, ACS Photonics, vol. 1, no. 10, pp. 974-984, 2014.
R. T. Hill, Plasmon rulers: The optical angstrometers, Laser Focus World. pp. 60-63, 2014.
N. K. Li, García Quiroz, F. , Hall, C. K. , Chilkoti, A. , and Yingling, Y. G. , Molecular description of the LCST behavior of an elastin-like polypeptide, Biomacromolecules, p. ASAP, 2014.
P. Yousefpour and Chilkoti, A. , Co-opting biology to deliver drugs, Biotechnology and Bioengineering, p. ASAP, 2014.
A. Ghoorchian, Chilkoti, A. , and López, G. P. , A Simple Assay for Proteases Based on Aggregation of Stimulus-Responsive Polypeptides, Analytical Chemistry, p. ASAP, 2014.
J. R. McDaniel, MacEwan, S. R. , Li, X. , Radford, C. D. , Landon, C. D. , Dewhirst, M. W. , and Chilkoti, A. , Rational Design of “Heat Seeking” Drug Loaded Polypeptide Nanoparticles That Thermally Target Solid Tumors, Nano Letters, p. ASAP, 2014.
S. R. MacEwan and Chilkoti, A. , Controlled Apoptosis by a Thermally Toggled Nanoscale Amplifier of Cellular Uptake, Nano Letters, vol. 14, no. 4, pp. 2058–2064, 2014.
L. Tang, Tjong, V. , Li, N. , Yingling, Y. G. , Chilkoti, A. , and Zauscher, S. , Enzymatic Polymerization of High Molecular Weight DNA Amphiphiles That Self-Assemble into Star-Like Micelles, Advanced Materials, p. ASAP, 2014.
E. Mastria and Chilkoti, A. , Genetically encoded “smart” peptide polymers for biomedicine, MRS Bulletin, vol. 39, no. 01, pp. 35 - 43, 2014.

2013

M. Amiram, Luginbuhl, K. M. , Li, X. , Feinglos, M. N. , and Chilkoti, A. , A depot-forming glucagon-like peptide-1 fusion protein reduces blood glucose for five days with a single injection, Journal of Controlled Release, vol. 172, no. 1, pp. 144–151, 2013.
M. S. Sinclair, Bhattacharyya, J. , McDaniel, J. R. , Gooden, D. M. , Gopalaswamy, R. , Chilkoti, A. , and Setton, L. A. , A genetically engineered thermally responsive sustained release curcumin depot to treat neuroinflammation, Journal of Controlled Release, vol. 171, no. 1, pp. 38–47, 2013.
Y. Qi and Chilkoti, A. , Growing polymers from peptides and proteins: a biomedical perspective, Polymer Chemistry, vol. 5. pp. 266-276, 2013.
B. J. Lassiter, McGuire, F. , Mock, J. J. , Ciracì, C. , Hill, R. T. , Wiley, B. J. , Chilkoti, A. , and Smith, D. R. , Plasmonic Waveguide Modes of Film-Coupled Metallic Nanocubes, Nano Letters, vol. 13, no. 12, pp. 5866–5872, 2013.
J. R. McDaniel, Dewhirst, M. W. , and Chilkoti, A. , Actively targeting solid tumours with thermoresponsive drug delivery systems that respond to mild hyperthermia, International Journal of Hyperthermia, vol. 29. pp. 501-510, 2013.
J. R. McDaniel, Radford, C. D. , and Chilkoti, A. , A unified model for de novo design of elastin-like polypeptides with tunable inverse transition temperatures, Biomacromolecules, vol. 14, no. 8, pp. 2866–2872, 2013.
M. N. Khan, Tjong, V. , Chilkoti, A. , and Zharnikov, M. , Spectroscopic Study of a DNA Brush Synthesized in situ by Surface Initiated Enzymatic Polymerization, The Journal of Physical Chemistry B, vol. 117, no. 34, pp. 9929–9938, 2013.
Y. Qi, Amiram, M. , Gao, W. , McCafferty, D. G. , and Chilkoti, A. , Sortase-Catalyzed Initiator Attachment Enables High Yield Growth of a Stealth Polymer from the C Terminus of a Protein, Macromolecular Rapid Communications, vol. 34, no. 15, pp. 1256–1260, 2013.
D. Kurzbach, Hassouneh, W. , McDaniel, J. R. , Jaumann, E. A. , Chilkoti, A. , and Hinderberger, D. , Hydration Layer Coupling and Cooperativity in Phase Behavior of Stimulus Responsive Peptide Polymers, Journal of the American Chemical Society, vol. 135, no. 30, pp. 11299–11308, 2013.
D. Weller, McDaniel, J. R. , Fischer, K. , Chilkoti, A. , and Schmidt, M. , Cylindrical Polymer Brushes with Elastin-Like Polypeptide Side Chains, Macromolecules, vol. 46, no. 12, pp. 4966–4971, 2013.
W. Hassouneh, Nunalee, M. L. , Shelton, C. M. , and Chilkoti, A. , Calcium binding peptide motifs from calmodulin confer divalent ion selectivity to elastin-like polypeptides, Biomacromolecules, vol. 14, no. 7, pp. 2347–2353, 2013.
T. Christensen, Hassouneh, W. , Trabbic-Carlson, K. A. , and Chilkoti, A. , Predicting Transition Temperatures of Elastin-Like Polypeptide Fusion Proteins, Biomacromolecules, vol. 14, no. 5, pp. 1514–1519, 2013.
M. Amiram, Luginbuhl, K. M. , Li, X. , Feinglos, M. N. , and Chilkoti, A. , Injectable protease-operated depots of glucagon-like peptide-1 provide extended and tunable glucose control, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, vol. 110, no. 8, pp. 2792-2797, 2013.
J. R. McDaniel, Bhattacharyya, J. , Vargo, K. B. , Hassouneh, W. , Hammer, D. A. , and Chilkoti, A. , Self-Assembly of Thermally Responsive Nanoparticles of a Genetically Encoded Peptide Polymer by Drug Conjugation, Angewandte Chemie International Edition, vol. 52, no. 6, pp. 1683 - 1687, 2013.
J. J. Bellucci, Amiram, M. , Bhattacharyya, J. , McCafferty, D. , and Chilkoti, A. , Three-in-One Chromatography-Free Purification, Tag Removal, and Site-Specific Modification of Recombinant Fusion Proteins Using Sortase A and Elastin-like Polypeptides, Angewandte Chemie International Edition, vol. 52, no. 13, pp. 3703–3708, 2013.
V. Tjong, Yu, H. , Hucknall, A. , and Chilkoti, A. , Direct Fluorescence Detection of RNA on Microarrays by Surface-Initiated Enzymatic Polymerization, Analytical Chemistry, vol. 85, no. 1, pp. 426 - 433, 2013.

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