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Robert Blumenthal, Ph.D.

Selected Publications

1)  Blumenthal R, Durell S, Viard M.
HIV viral entry and envelope glycoprotein mediated fusion.
J. Biol. Chem. 2012.
2)  Puri A, Jang H, Yavlovich A, Masood MA, Veenstra TD, Luna C, Aranda-Espinoza H, Nussinov R, Blumenthal R.
Material Properties of Matrix Lipids Determine the Conformation and Intermolecular Reactivity of Diacetylenic Phosphatidylcholine in the Lipid Bilayer.
Langmuir. 27: 15120-8, 2011.
3)  Gupta K, Jang H, Harlen K, Puri A, Nussinov R, Schneider JP, Blumenthal R.
Mechanism of Membrane Permeation Induced by Synthetic ß-Hairpin Peptides.
Biophys. J. 105: 2093-103, 2013.
4)  Raviv Y, Blumenthal R, Tompkins SM, Humberd J, Hogan RJ, Viard M.
Hydrophobic Inactivation of Influenza Viruses confers Preservation of Viral Structure with Enhanced Immunogenicity.
J. Virol. 82: 4612-4619, 2008.
5)  Gallo SA, Puri A, Blumenthal R.
HIV-1 gp41 six-helix bundle formation occurs rapidly after the engagement of gp120 by CXCR4 in the HIV-1 Env-mediated fusion process.
Biochemistry. 40: 12231-6, 2001.
6)  Afonin KA, Viard M, Martins AN, Lockett SJ, Maciag AE, Freed EO, Heldman E, Jaeger L, Blumenthal R, Shapiro BA.
Activation of different split functionalities on re-association of RNA-DNA hybrids.
Nat Nanotechnol. 8: 296-304, 2013.
7)  Afonin KA, Desai R, Viard M, Kireeva ML, Bindewald E, Case CL, Maciag AE, Kasprzak WK, Kim T, Sappe A, Stepler M, Kewalramani VN, Kashlev M, Blumenthal R, Shapiro BA.
Co-transcriptional production of RNA-DNA hybrids for simultaneous release of multiple split functionalities.
Nucleic Acids Res. 2013.
8)  Kim T, Afonin KA, Viard M, Koyfman AY, Sparks S, Heldman E, Grinberg S, Linder C, Blumenthal RP, Shapiro BA.
In Silico, In Vitro, and In Vivo Studies Indicate the Potential Use of Bolaamphiphiles for Therapeutic siRNAs Delivery.
Mol Ther Nucleic Acids. 2: e80, 2013.
9)  Yavlovich A, Viard M, Gupta K, Sine J, Vu M, Blumenthal R, Tata DB, Puri A.
Low-visibility light-intensity laser-triggered release of entrapped calcein from 1,2-bis (tricosa-10,12-diynoyl)-sn-glycero-3-phosphocholine liposomes is mediated through a type I photoactivation pathway.
Int J Nanomedicine. 8: 2575-87, 2013.
10)  Reingewertz TH, Britan-Rosich E, Rotem-Bamberger S, Viard M, Jacobs A, Miller A, Lee JY, Hwang J, Blumenthal R, Kotler M, Friedler A.
Mapping the Vif-A3G interaction using peptide arrays: A basis for anti-HIV lead peptides.
Bioorg. Med. Chem. [Epub ahead of print], 2013.
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