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Cell and Developmental Biology
Genetics and Genomics
Microbiology
Structural Biology, Biochemistry and Biophysics
Professional Science Master’s

Department of Molecular & Cell Biology
University of Connecticut
91 North Eagleville Road, Unit 3125
Storrs, CT  06269-3125
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Recent Publications

H. Guo, R. Benndorf, D. Leichnitz, J. L. Klassen, J. Vollmers, H. Görls, M. Steinacker, C. Weigel, H.-M. Dahse, A.-K. Kaster, Z. W. de Beer, M. Poulsen, C. Beemelmanns. (2017) Isolation, Biosynthesis and Chemical Modifications of Rubterolones A–F: Rare Tropolone Alkaloids from Actinomadura sp. 5-2, Chem. Eur. J. DOI: 10.1002/chem.201701005.

Boyd, K.K., Alder, N.N., May, E.R. (2017) Buckling Under Pressure: Curvature Based Lipid Segregation and Stability Modulation in Cardiolipin Containing Bilayers. Langmuir, DOI: 10.1021/acs.langmuir.7b01185

Mayo, C.B. and Cole, J.L. (2017) Interaction of PKR with single-stranded RNA. Sci. Rep.7, 3335

Anne R Kaplan, Katherine Kaus, Swastik De, Rich Olson & Andrei T Alexandrescu (2017) "NMR structure of the Bacillus cereus hemolysin II C-terminal domain reveals a novel fold.” Scientific Reports 7: 3277, DOI: www.nature.com/articles/s41598-017-02917-4.

Christine Beemelmanns, Timothy R. Ramadhar, Ki Hyun Kim, Jonathan L. Klassen, Shugeng Cao, Thomas P. Wyche, Yanpeng Hou, Michael Poulsen, Tim S. Bugni, Cameron R. Currie, and Jon Clardy (2017) Macrotermycins A–D, Glycosylated Macrolactams from a Termite-Associated Amycolatopsis sp. M39. Organic Letters, DOI: 10.1021/acs.orglett.6b03831.

Wyche TP, Ruzzini AC, Beemelmanns C, Kim KH, Klassen JL, Cao S, Poulsen M, Bugni TS, Currie CR, Clardy J (2017) Linear Peptides Are the Major Products of a Biosynthetic Pathway That Encodes for Cyclic Depsipeptides. Organic Letters, DOI:10.1021/acs.orglett.7b00545

Kerwin AH, Nyholm SV. (2017) Symbiotic bacteria associated with a bobtail squid reproductive system are detectable in the environment, and stable in the host and developing eggs. Environ Microbiol. doi: 10.1111/1462-2920.13665.

McAnulty SJ, Nyholm SV. (2017) The Role of Hemocytes in the Hawaiian Bobtail Squid, Euprymna scolopes: A Model Organism for Studying Beneficial Host-Microbe Interactions. Front Microbiol. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2016.02013.

Nangia, S., May, E.R. (2017) Influence of membrane composition on the binding and folding of a membrane lytic peptide from the non-enveloped flock house virus. BBA-Biomembranes (in press).

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    Hannah Guilani and Sabrina Yum-Chan, two UConn students from the MCB course “Microbe Hunters-Crowdsourcing Antibiotic Discovery” presented posters at the 4th Annual Small World Initiative (SWI) Symposium. The SWI Symposium was held in conjunction with the American Society for Microbiology (ASM) Microbe 2017 meeting in New Orleans in early June. In addition to presenting their […]

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