Proposal/Contract no:
STRP 033256

Relevant Publications

P. Guardado-Calvo, G.C. Fox, A.L. Llamas-Saiz and M.J. van Raaij (2009) Crystallographic structure of the alpha-helical triple coiled-coil domain of avian reovirus S1133 fibre. J. Gen. Virol. 90, 672-677.

Kasotakis E, Mossou E, Adler-Abramovich L, Mitchell E. P, Forsyth T,Gazit E, Mitraki A (2009) Design of Metal-Binding Sites Onto Self-Assembled Peptide Fibrils Biopolymers - Peptide Science 92, 3, 164-172

Stefanie Barbirz, Marion Becker, Alexander Freiberg, Robert Seckler, Phage Tailspike Proteins with b-Solenoid Fold as Thermostable Carbohydrate Binding Materials Macromol. Biosci. 2009, 9, 169-173

Castillo, J., Tanzi, S., Dimaki, M., Svendsen D., Manipulation of self-assembly amyloid peptide nanotubes by dielectrophoresis (DEP). Electrophoresis. (2008), DOI: 10.1002/elps.200800260

Hyttel, C., Jensen, J., Castillo, J., Dimaki, M., Svendsen, W. Qualitative mapping of structurally different dipeptide nanotubes. Nano Letters, 8 (11),4066-4069 (2008)

Castillo, J., Dimaki, M., Svendsen, W. Manipulation of biological samples using micro and nano techniques. Integr. Biol. (2009), DOI: 10.1039/b814549k (Free available online)

Dinca V, Kasotakis E, Catherine J, Mourka A, Ranella A, Ovsianikov A, Chichkov BN, Farsari M, Mitraki A, Fotakis C Nano Lett. 8(2) 538-43 2008 Directed three-dimensional patterning of self-assembled peptide fibrils

V. Dinca, E. Kasotakis, A. Mourka, A. Ranella, M. Farsari, A. Mitraki, C. Fotakis phys. stat. sol. c 5(12) 3576-3579 2008 Fabrication of amyloid peptide micro-arrays using laser-induced forward transfer and avidin-biotin mediated assembly

Pablo Guardado-Calvo, L. Vazquez-Iglesias, J. Martinez-Costas, A.L. Llamas-Saiz, G. Schoehn, G.C. Fox, X.L. Hermo-Parrado, J.Benavente, and M.J. van Raaij (2008) Crystal Structure of the Avian Reovirus Inner Capsid Protein SigmaA J. Virol. 82, 11208-11216.

LIHI ADLER-ABRAMOVICH and EHUD GAZIT (2008) Controlled patterning of peptide nanotubes and nanospheres using inkjet printing technology J. Pept. Sci. 2008; 14: 217-223

Lihi Adler-Abramovich, Rotem Perry, Amit Sagi, Ehud Gazit and Doron Shabat Controlled Assembly of Peptide Nanotubes Triggered by Enzymatic Activation of Self-Immolative Dendrimers ChemBioChem 2007, 8, 859-862

Anshul Bhardwaj, Nancy Walker-Kopp, Stephan Wilkens Gino Cingolani (2008) Foldon-guided Self Assembly of Ultra Stable Protein Fibers Protein Science

P. Guardado Calvo, A.L. Llamas-Saiz, P. Langlois and M.J. van Raaij (2006) Crystallization of the C-terminal head domain of the avian adenovirus CELO long fibre. Acta Cryst. F62, 449-452

P. Guardado-Calvo, A.L. Llamas-Saiz, G.C. Fox, P. Langlois, M.J. van Raaij (2007) Structure of the C-terminal head domain of the fowl adenovirus type 1 long fiber. J. Gen. Virol. 88, 2407-2416

M. Walter, C. Fiedler, R. Grassl, M. Biebl, X.L. Hermo-Parrado, A.L. Llamas-Saiz, R. Seckler, S. Miller, M.J. van Raaij (2008) Structure of the receptor-binding protein of bacteriophage det7: a podoviral tail spike in a myovirus. J. Virol. 82, 2265-2273

van Raaij, M.J., Mitraki, A., Lavigne, G. and Cusack, S. (1999). A triple beta-spiral in the adenovirus fibre shaft reveals a new structural motif for a fibrous protein. Nature 401: 935-938.

Papanikolopoulou, K., Forge, V., Goeltz, P., and Mitraki, A. (2004) Formation of highly stable chimeric trimers by fusion of an adenovirus fiber shaft segment with the foldon domain of bacteriophage T4 fibritin. J. Biol. Chem. 279 : 8991-8998

van Raaij, M.J. and Mitraki, A. (2004) Beta-structured viral fibres: assembly, structure and implications for materials design. Current Opinion in Solid State and Materials Science 8 : 151-156

Papanikolopoulou, K., Teixeira, S., Belrhali, H., Forsyth, V.T., Mitraki, A., and van Raaij, M.J. (2004) Adenovirus fiber shaft sequences fold into the native triple beta-spiral fold when N-terminally fused to the bacteriophage T4 fibritin foldon trimerisation motif. J.Mol. Biol. 342: 219-227

Papanikolopoulou, K., Schoehn, G., Forge, V., Forsyth, V. T., Riekel, C., Hernandez, J.-F., Ruigrok, R. W.H., and Mitraki, A. (2005) Amyloid fibril formation from sequences of a natural b-structured fibrous protein, the adenovirus fiber. J. Biol. Chem. 280: 2481-2490

Retsos, H., Papanikolopoulou, K., Filippini, C., Riekel, C., Gardner, K.H., Forsyth, V.T., and Mitraki, A. (2005) Amyloid character of self-assembling proteins based on adenovirus fiber shaft sequences: a fibrous biomaterial revisited. NanoBiotechnology 1: 219-225

Mitraki, A., Papanikolopoulou K, van Raaij MJ. (2006) Natural triple beta-stranded fibrous folds. Advances in Protein Chemistry 73: 97-124.

Lepère ?., Chevallard C., Hernandez J-F., Mitraki, A., and Guenoun P. (2007) Multiscale surface self-assembly of an amyloid-like peptide. Langmuir, DOI: 10.1021/la701042t

Reches, M, & Gazit, E. (2003) Casting Metal Nanowires Within Discrete Self-Assembled Peptide Nanotubes. Science 300, 625-627.

Reches, M., & Gazit, E. (2004) Formation of Closed-Cage Nanostructures by Self-Assembly of Aromatic Dipeptides. Nano Lett. 4, 581-585.

Yemini, M., Reches, M., Rishpon, J., & Gazit, E. (2005) Novel Electrochemical Biosensing Platform Using Self-Assembled Peptide Nanotubes. Nano Lett. 5, 183-186.

Yemini, M., Reches, M., Gazit, E., & Rishpon, J. (2005) Peptide Nanotubes Modified Electrodes for Enzyme-Biosensors Applications. Anal. Chem. 77, 5155-5159.

Kol, N., Abramovich, L., Barlam, D., Shneck, R. Z., Gazit E. , & Rousso, I. (2005) Self-Assembled Peptide Nanotubes are Uniquely Rigid Bioinspired Supramolecular Structures. Nano Lett. 5, 1343 -1346.

Adler-Abramovich, L., Reches, M., Sedman, V. L., Allen, S., Tendler, S. J. B., & Gazit, E. (2006) Thermal and Chemical Stability of Diphenylalanine Peptide Nanotubes: Implications for Nanotechnological Applications. Langmuir 22,1313-1320.

Reches, M., & Gazit, E. (2006) Designed Aromatic Homo-Dipeptides: Formation of Ordered Nanostructures and Potential Nanotechnological Applications. Phys. Biol. 3, S10-S19.

Mahler, A., Reches, M., Rechter, M., Cohen, S. & Gazit, E. (2006). Rigid, Self-Assembled Hydrogel Composed of a Modified Aromatic Dipeptide. Adv. Mater. 18, 1365 - 1370.

Sedman, V.L., Adler-Abramovich, L., Allen, S., Gazit, E., & Tendler, S. J. B. (2006) Direct Observation of the Release of Phenylalanine from Diphenylalanine Nanotubes. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 128, 6903-6908.

Carny, O., Shalev, D., & Gazit, E. (2006) Fabrication of Coaxial Metal Nanowires Using Self-Assembled Peptide Nanotube Scaffold. Nano Lett. 6, 1594-1597.

Gazit, E. Plenty of Room for Biology at the Bottom: An Introduction to Bionanotechnology. Imperial College Press, March 2007

Reches, M., & Gazit, E. (2006) Controlled Patterning of Aligned Self-Assembled Peptide Nanotubes. Nature Nanotech. 1, 195-200.

Gazit E. (2007) Application of Biomolecules for the Synthesis of Inorganic Nanowires. FEBS J. 274, 317-322.

Ghosh, S., Reches, M., Gazit, E., Verma, S. (2007) Bio-Inspired Design of Nano-Cages by Triskelion Self-Assembling Peptide Elements. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. Engl. 46, 2002-2004.

Reches, M., and Gazit, E. (2007) Biological and Chemical Decoration of Peptide Nanostructures via Biotin-Avidin Interaction. J. Nanosci. Nanotechnol. 7, 2239–2245.

Colmbo, G., Soto, P. and Gazit, E. (2007) Self Aggregating Systems and Peptides and their Possible Use. Trends Biotechnol. 25, 211-218.

Gazit, E. (2007) Self Assembly of Short Aromatic Peptides into Amyloid Fibrils and Related Nanostructures. Prion 1, 32-35

Gazit E. (2007) Self-Assembled Peptide Nanostructures: The Design of Molecular Building Blocks and their Technological Utilization. Chem. Soc. Rev. 36, 1263–1269.

Adler-Abramovich, L., Perry, R. Sagi, A., Gazit, E., and Shabat, D. (2007) Controlled Assembly of Peptide Nanotubes Triggered by Enzymatic Activation of Self-Immolative Dendrimers. ChemBioChem 8, 859-862.

Hendler, N., Sidelman, N., Reches, M., Gazit, E., Rosenberg, Y., and Richter, S. (2007) Formation of Well-Organized Self-Assembled Films From Peptide Nanotubes. Adv. Mater. 11, 1485-1488

Sedman, V. L., Hill, R. J. A., Allen, S., Williams, P., Paoli, M., Adler-Abramovich, L., Gazit, E., Eaves, L., and Tendler, S. J. B. (2007) Investigating and Understanding the Direct Alignment of Aromatic Peptide Nanotubes by Magnetic Fields. Adv. Mater. (in press).

Adler-Abramovich L., Reches M., Sedman V.L., Allen S., Tendler S. J. B., and Gazit E. (2006) Thermal and Chemical Stability of Diphenylalanine Peptide Nanotubes: Implications for Nanotechnological Applications. Langmuir 22(3): 1313-20.

Niu L, Chen X., Allen S., and Tendler S.J.B (2007) Using the Bending Beam Model to Estimate the Elasticity of Diphenylalanine Nanotubes. Langmuir 23: 7443-6.

Sedman V.L., Adler-Abramovich L., Allen S., Gazit E., and Tendler S.J.B. (2006) Direct Observation of the Release of Phenylalanine from Diphenylalanine Nanotubes. Journal of American Chemical Society 128(21): 6903-8.

Hill R.J.A., Sedman V.L., Allen S., Williams P.W., Paoli M., Adler-Abramovich L., Gazit E., Eaves L., and Tendler S.J.B. Alignment of Aromatic Peptide Tubes in Strong Magnetic Fields. Advanced Materials. In press.



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