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Robert Blumenthal, Ph.D.

Selected Publications

1)  Klug YA, Ashkenazi A, Viard M, Porat Z, Blumenthal R, Shai Y.
Early and late HIV-1 membrane fusion events are impaired by sphinganine lipidated peptides that target the fusion site.
Biochem. J. 461: 213-22, 2014.
2)  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.
3)  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.
4)  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.
5)  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.
6)  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.
7)  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.
8)  Sinthuvanich C, Veiga AS, Gupta K, Gaspar D, Blumenthal R, Schneider JP.
Anticancer beta-Hairpin Peptides: Membrane-Induced Folding Triggers Activity.
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 134: 6210-7, 2012.
9)  Lee JH, Oh H, Baxa U, Raghavan SR, Blumenthal R.
Biopolymer-connected liposome networks as injectable biomaterials capable of sustained local drug delivery.
Biomacromolecules. 13: 3388-94, 2012.
10)  Yavlovich A, Viard M, Zhou M, Veenstra TD, Wang JM, Gong W, Heldman E, Blumenthal R, Raviv Y.
Ectopic ATP synthase facilitates transfer of HIV-1 from antigen-presenting cells to CD4+ target cells.
Blood. 120: 1246-53, 2012.
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