Publications

  1. Athukorale S., Leng X., Xu J.X., Perera Y.R., Fitzkee N.C., and Zhang D. (2018) “Surface Plasmon Resonance, Formation Mechanism, and Surface Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy of Ag+-stained Gold Nanoparticles.” Frontiers in Chemistry – Nanoscience. (Manuscript ID 428154). Accepted.
  2. Jinasena D., Simmons R.*, Fitzkee N.C. (2018) “Molecular Mechanism of the Pin1-Histone H1 Interaction.” Biochemistry. (Manuscript ID bi-2018-01036s) Submitted.
  3. Fitzkee, N.C. “How Scientists are Fighting Infection-Causing Biofilms” (2018) The Conversation. https://theconversation.com/how-scientists-are-fighting-infection-causing-biofilms-102698
  4. Hill, R.A., Hunt, J.J.* Sanders, E.,* Tran, M.,* Burk, G.A., Mlsna, T.E., Fitzkee N.C., (2018) “An Investigation of Biochar’s Effect on Escherichia coli Metabolomics Using Nuclear Magnetic Spectroscopy.” Submitted.
  5. Brown, L.R., Hill, R.A., Caulkins, R.C., Emerson, J.P., Nanduri, B., Rosch, J.W., Fitzkee, N.C., Thornton, J.A. (2018) “Uncharacterized Operon of Streptococcus pneumoniae Alters Cellular Metabolism and Oxidative Stress During Zinc-Stress” Submitted.
  6. Zhang, Y. Zai-Rose, V., Price, C.J.,* Ezzell, N.A.,* Bidwell III, G.L., Correia, J.J., Fitzkee, N.C. (2017) “Modeling the Early Stages of Phase Separation in Disordered Elastin Like Proteins.” Biophysical Journal. 114 (7): 1563-1578.
  7. Yadav, D.K., Tata, S.R., Hunt, J.,* Cook, E.C., Creamer, T.P., Fitzkee N.C. (2017) “1H, 15N, and 13C Chemical Shift Assignments of the Regulatory Domain of Human Calcineurin.” Biomolecular NMR Assignments. 11 (2): 215-219.
  8. Woods, K. E., Perera, Y. R., Davidson, M. B.,* Wilks, C. A.,* Yadav, D. K., Fitzkee, N. C. (2016) “Understanding Protein Structure Deformation on the Surface of Gold Nanoparticles of Varying Size.” Journal of Physical Chemistry C. 120 (49): 27944-27953.
  9. Wang, A. Perera, Y.R., Davidson, M.B.,* Fitzkee, N.C. (2016) “Electrostatic Interactions and Protein Competition Reveal a Dynamic Surface in Gold Nanoparticle-Protein Adsorption.” Journal of Physical Chemistry C. 120 (42): 24231-24239.
  10. Brown, L.R., Gunnell, S.M., Cassella, A., Keller, L.E., Scherkenbach, L.A. Mann, B., Brown, M.W. Hill, R., Fitzkee, N.C., Rosch, J.W., Tuomanen, E., Thornton, J.A. (2016) “AdcAII of Streptococcus pneumoniae affects pneumococcal invasiveness.” PLOS One. 11 (1): e0146785.
  11. Nettles, W., Song, H., Farquar, E., Fitzkee, N. C., Emerson, J. P. (2015) “Characterization of the Copper(II) Binding Sites in Human Carbonic Anhydrase II.” Inorganic Chemistry. 54 (12): 5671-5680.
  12. Wilder, H., Wozniak, E., Huddleston, E. C., Tata, S., Fitzkee, N. C., and Lopez, J. (2015) “Case Report: A Retrospective Serological Analysis Indicating Human Exposure to Tick-Borne Relapsing Fever Spirochetes in Texas.” PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases. 9 (4): e0003617.
  13. Siriwardana, K., Wang, A., Gadogbe, M., Collier, W. E., Fitzkee, N. C., Zhang, D. (2015) “Studying the Effects of Cysteine Residues on Protein Interactions with Silver Nanoparticles.” Journal of Physical Chemistry C. 119 (5): 2910-16.
  14. Wang, A., Vo, T.,* Le, V., Fitzkee, N. C. (2014) “Using Hydrogen-Deuterium Exchange to Monitor Protein Structure in the Presence of Gold Nanoparticles.” Journal of Physical Chemistry B. 118(49): 14148-56.
  15. Wang, A., Vangala, K. Vo, T.,* Zhang, D., Fitzkee, N. C. (2014) “A Three-Step Model for Protein-Gold Nanoparticle Adsorption.” Journal of Physical Chemistry C. 138: 8134-8142.
  16. Siriwardana K., Wang A., Vangala K., Fitzkee N. C., Zhang D. (2013) “Probing the Effects of Cysteine Residues on Protein Adsorption onto Gold Nanoparticles Using Wild-Type and Mutated GB3 Proteins.” Langmuir. 29: 10990-10996.
  17. Sgourakis, N. G., Lange, O. F., DiMaio, F., Andre, I., Fitzkee, N. C., Rossi, P., Montelione, G. T., Bax, A., Baker, D. (2011) “Determination of the structures of symmetric homodimers from NMR chemical shifts and residual dipolar couplings.” Journal of the American Chemical Society.  133: 6288-6298.
  18. Fitzkee, N. C., Torchia, D.A., Bax, A. (2011) “Measuring rapid hydrogen exchange in the 36 kDa HIV-1 integrase catalytic core domain.”  Protein Science.  20: 500-512.  Featured on the cover.
  19. Fitzkee, N. C., Bax, A. (2010) “Facile measurement of 1H-15N residual dipolar couplings in larger perdeuterated proteins.” Journal of Biomolecular NMR.  48: 65-70.
  20. Fitzkee, N. C., Masse, J. E., Shen, Y., Davies, D. R., Bax, A. (2010) “Solution conformation and dynamics of the HIV-1 Integrase Core Domain.”  Journal of Biological Chemistry285: 18072-18084.
  21. Fitzkee, N. C., and García-Moreno E., B. (2008) “Electrostatic interactions in unfolded proteins.” Protein Science.  17: 216-227.
  22. Street, T. O., Fitzkee, N. C., Perskie, L. L., Rose, G. D. (2007) “Physical-chemical determinants of turn conformations in globular proteins.”Protein Science 16: 1720-1727.
  23. Fitzkee, N. C., Rose G. D. (2005) “Sterics and solvation winnow accessible conformational space for unfolded proteins.”  Journal of Molecular Biology 353: 873-877.  Featured on the cover.
  24. Fitzkee, N. C., Fleming P. J., Gong H., Panasik N. Jr., Street T. O., Rose G. D.  (2005)  “Are proteins made from a limited parts list?”  Trends in Biochemical Sciences 30: 73-80.
  25. Fitzkee, N. C., Fleming, P. J., Rose, G. D. (2005) “The Protein Coil Library: a structural database of non-helix, non-strand fragments derived from the PDB.”  Proteins: Structure, Function, and Bioinformatics 58: 852-854.
  26. Fleming P. J., Fitzkee N. C., Mezei M., Srinivasan R., Rose G. D.(2005)“A novel method reveals that solvent water favors polyproline II over beta-strand conformation in peptides and unfolded proteins: conditional hydrophobic accessible surface area (CHASA).”Protein Science 14: 111-118.
  27. Fitzkee, N. C., Rose, G. D.  (2004)  “Reassessing random-coil statistics in unfolded proteins.”  Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 101: 12497-12502.
  28. Fitzkee, N. C., Rose, G. D. (2004) “Steric restrictions in protein folding: an alpha-helix cannot be followed by a contiguous beta-strand.”  Protein Science 13: 633-639.  Featured on the cover.