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William Degrado, PhD

TitleProfessor
SchoolUCSF School of Pharmacy
DepartmentPharmaceutical Chemistry
Address555 Mission Bay Blvd South
San Francisco CA 94158
Phone415-476-9679
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    1988Du Vigneaud Award for Young Investigators in Peptide Research
    1989Protein Society Young Investigator Award
    1992Eli Lilly Award in Biological Chemistry
    1993DuPont Merck Summit Award
    1995Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science
    1998Fellow, AAAS
    1999Member, National Academy of Sciences (U.S.A.)
    2003Merrifield Award, Peptide Society
    2008Ralph F. Hirschmann Award in Peptide Chemistry (American Chemical Society)
    2009Makineni Award (APS)
    The Protein Society2015The Stein and Moore Award

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    One research interest is in the de novo design, in which one designs proteins or drugs beginning from first principles. This approach critically tests our understanding of protein folding and function, while also laying the groundwork for the design of molecules with properties unprecedented in nature.


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    Deciphering the relationship between structure, dynamics and function in helical bundle proteins
    NIH/NIGMS R35GM122603Apr 1, 2017 - Apr 30, 2022
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Treatment of pulmonary fibrosis with inhibitors of integrin alphavbeta1.
    NIH/NHLBI UH2HL123423Sep 1, 2014 - Jun 30, 2019
    Role: Co-Principal Investigator
    Treatment of pulmonary fibrosis with inhibitors of integrin alphavbeta1.
    NIH/NHLBI UH3HL123423Sep 1, 2014 - Jun 30, 2019
    Role: Co-Principal Investigator
    Vaccines that Replicate the Neutralization-Competent Structure of the gp41 MPER
    NIH/NIAID R01AI097051Mar 1, 2012 - Feb 29, 2016
    Role: Co-Principal Investigator
    Development of drugs that target the M2 proton channel from the influenza A Virus
    NIH/NIAID U01AI074571May 15, 2008 - Apr 30, 2014
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Design and mechanistic studies of mimics of antimicrobial peptides
    NIH/NIAID R56AI074866Apr 15, 2008 - Jul 31, 2014
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Design and mechanistic studies of mimics of antimicrobial peptides
    NIH/NIAID R01AI074866Apr 15, 2008 - Mar 31, 2014
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Proteomics to Biomimetic Polymers: Engineering Principle
    NIH/NIBIB R01EB002048Sep 24, 2002 - Aug 31, 2007
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Proteomics to Biomimetic Polymers: Engineering Principle
    NIH/NIGMS R01GM065803Sep 24, 2002 - Aug 31, 2006
    Role: Principal Investigator
    An Undulator Resource for Structural Biology
    NIH P41RR015301Jun 15, 2001 - Mar 31, 2013
    Role: Co-Investigator
    Bioorganic models for transmembrane proteins
    NIH/NIGMS R01GM060610Dec 1, 1999 - Apr 30, 2010
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Structure of M2 Proton Channel from Influenza A Virus
    NIH/NIGMS R01GM056423Aug 1, 1997 - Apr 30, 2017
    Role: Principal Investigator
    PURCHASE OF ANALYTICAL ULTRACENTRIFUGE
    NIH/NCRR S10RR011854Mar 18, 1997 - Mar 17, 1998
    Role: Principal Investigator
    De Novo Design of Alpha-Helical Bundles
    NIH/NIGMS R01GM054616Aug 1, 1996 - Jun 30, 2018
    Role: Principal Investigator
    De novo design of alpha-helical bundles
    NIH/NIGMS R37GM054616Aug 1, 1996 - Jul 31, 2014
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Principles of Energy Transduction in Proteins
    NIH P01GM048130Aug 1, 1993 - Jul 31, 2010
    Role: Co-Investigator
    High Performance Computing for Biomedical Research
    NIH P41RR006009Sep 1, 1990 - Jul 31, 2013
    Role: Co-Investigator
    National Biomedical NMR Resource at Madison
    NIH P41RR002301Jul 1, 1985 - Feb 28, 2015
    Role: Co-Investigator
    ULTRAFAST OPTICAL PROCESSES LABORATORY
    NIH P41RR001348Aug 1, 1982 - May 31, 2012
    Role: Co-Investigator
    Degenerative and Dementing Diseases of Aging
    NIH/NIA P01AG002132Jan 1, 1981 - Mar 31, 2020
    Role: Co-Investigator

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    1. Thomaston JL, Woldeyes RA, Nakane T, Yamashita A, Tanaka T, Koiwai K, Brewster AS, Barad BA, Chen Y, Lemmin T, Uervirojnangkoorn M, Arima T, Kobayashi J, Masuda T, Suzuki M, Sugahara M, Sauter NK, Tanaka R, Nureki O, Tono K, Joti Y, Nango E, Iwata S, Yumoto F, Fraser JS, DeGrado WF. XFEL structures of the influenza M2 proton channel: Room temperature water networks and insights into proton conduction. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2017 Aug 23. PMID: 28835537.
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    2. Joh NH, Grigoryan G, Wu Y, DeGrado WF. Design of self-assembling transmembrane helical bundles to elucidate principles required for membrane protein folding and ion transport. Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci. 2017 Aug 05; 372(1726). PMID: 28630154.
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    3. Lee M, Wang T, Makhlynets OV, Wu Y, Polizzi NF, Wu H, Gosavi PM, Stöhr J, Korendovych IV, DeGrado WF, Hong M. Zinc-binding structure of a catalytic amyloid from solid-state NMR. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2017 Jun 13; 114(24):6191-6196. PMID: 28566494.
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    4. Hilaire MR, Ahmed IA, Lin CW, Jo H, DeGrado WF, Gai F. Blue fluorescent amino acid for biological spectroscopy and microscopy. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2017 Jun 06; 114(23):6005-6009. PMID: 28533371.
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    5. Lin CW, Mensa B, Barniol-Xicota M, DeGrado WF, Gai F. Activation pH and Gating Dynamics of Influenza A M2 Proton Channel Revealed by Single-Molecule Spectroscopy. Angew Chem Int Ed Engl. 2017 May 02; 56(19):5283-5287. PMID: 28374543.
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    6. Stöhr J, Wu H, Nick M, Wu Y, Bhate M, Condello C, Johnson N, Rodgers J, Lemmin T, Acharya S, Becker J, Robinson K, Kelly MJS, Gai F, Stubbs G, Prusiner SB, DeGrado WF. A 31-residue peptide induces aggregation of tau's microtubule-binding region in cells. Nat Chem. 2017 Sep; 9(9):874-881. PMID: 28837163.
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    7. Findeisen F, Campiglio M, Jo H, Abderemane-Ali F, Rumpf CH, Pope L, Rossen ND, Flucher BE, DeGrado WF, Minor DL. Stapled Voltage-Gated Calcium Channel (CaV) a-Interaction Domain (AID) Peptides Act As Selective Protein-Protein Interaction Inhibitors of CaV Function. ACS Chem Neurosci. 2017 Jun 21; 8(6):1313-1326. PMID: 28278376.
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    8. Schmidt NW, Grigoryan G, DeGrado WF. The accommodation index measures the perturbation associated with insertions and deletions in coiled-coils: Application to understand signaling in histidine kinases. Protein Sci. 2017 Mar; 26(3):414-435. PMID: 27977891.
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    9. Sundaram A, Chen C, Khalifeh-Soltani A, Atakilit A, Ren X, Qiu W, Jo H, DeGrado W, Huang X, Sheppard D. Targeting integrin a5ß1 ameliorates severe airway hyperresponsiveness in experimental asthma. J Clin Invest. 2017 Jan 03; 127(1):365-374. PMID: 27918306.
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    10. Liang R, Swanson JM, Madsen JJ, Hong M, DeGrado WF, Voth GA. Acid activation mechanism of the influenza A M2 proton channel. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2016 Oct 24. PMID: 27791184.
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    11. Markiewicz BN, Lemmin T, Zhang W, Ahmed IA, Jo H, Fiorin G, Troxler T, DeGrado WF, Gai F. Infrared and fluorescence assessment of the hydration status of the tryptophan gate in the influenza A M2 proton channel. Phys Chem Chem Phys. 2016 Oct 19; 18(41):28939-28950. PMID: 27725984.
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    12. Reed NI, Tang YZ, McIntosh J, Wu Y, Molnar KS, Civitavecchia A, Sheppard D, DeGrado WF, Jo H. Exploring N-Arylsulfonyl-l-proline Scaffold as a Platform for Potent and Selective avß1 Integrin Inhibitors. ACS Med Chem Lett. 2016 Oct 13; 7(10):902-907. PMID: 27774126.
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    13. Elkins MR, Wang T, Nick M, Jo H, Lemmin T, Prusiner SB, DeGrado WF, Stöhr J, Hong M. Structural Polymorphism of Alzheimer's ß-Amyloid Fibrils as Controlled by an E22 Switch: A Solid-State NMR Study. J Am Chem Soc. 2016 Aug 10; 138(31):9840-52. PMID: 27414264.
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    14. Mustata GM, Kim YH, Zhang J, DeGrado WF, Grigoryan G, Wanunu M. Graphene Symmetry Amplified by Designed Peptide Self-Assembly. Biophys J. 2016 Jun 07; 110(11):2507-2516. PMID: 27276268; PMCID: PMC4906377 [Available on 06/07/17].
    15. Thomaston JL, DeGrado WF. Crystal structure of the drug-resistant S31N influenza M2 proton channel. Protein Sci. 2016 08; 25(8):1551-4. PMID: 27082171; PMCID: PMC4972211 [Available on 08/01/17].
    16. To TL, Medzihradszky KF, Burlingame AL, DeGrado WF, Jo H, Shu X. Photoactivatable protein labeling by singlet oxygen mediated reactions. Bioorg Med Chem Lett. 2016 Jul 15; 26(14):3359-3363. PMID: 27220724; PMCID: PMC4903891 [Available on 07/15/17].
    17. Kim KH, Ko DK, Kim YT, Kim NH, Paul J, Zhang SQ, Murray CB, Acharya R, DeGrado WF, Kim YH, Grigoryan G. Protein-directed self-assembly of a fullerene crystal. Nat Commun. 2016 Apr 26; 7:11429. PMID: 27113637; PMCID: PMC4853425.
    18. Ulas G, Lemmin T, Wu Y, Gassner GT, DeGrado WF. Designed metalloprotein stabilizes a semiquinone radical. Nat Chem. 2016 Apr; 8(4):354-9. PMID: 27001731; PMCID: PMC4857601.
    19. Li F, Ma C, DeGrado WF, Wang J. Discovery of Highly Potent Inhibitors Targeting the Predominant Drug-Resistant S31N Mutant of the Influenza A Virus M2 Proton Channel. J Med Chem. 2016 Feb 11; 59(3):1207-16. PMID: 26771709; PMCID: PMC4829348.
    20. Baxter EL, Aguila L, Alonso-Mori R, Barnes CO, Bonagura CA, Brehmer W, Brunger AT, Calero G, Caradoc-Davies TT, Chatterjee R, Degrado W, Fraser JS, Ibrahim M, Kern J, Kobilka BK, Kruse AC, Larsson KM, Lemke HT, Lyubimov AY, Manglik A, McPhillips SE, Norgren E, Pang SS, Soltis SM, Song J, Thomaston J, Tsai Y, Weis WI, Woldeyes RA, Yachandra V, Yano J, Zouni A, Cohen AE. High-density grids for efficient data collection from multiple crystals. Acta Crystallogr D Struct Biol. 2016 Jan; 72(Pt 1):2-11. PMID: 26894529; PMCID: PMC4756618.
    21. Thomaston JL, Alfonso-Prieto M, Woldeyes RA, Fraser JS, Klein ML, Fiorin G, DeGrado WF. High-resolution structures of the M2 channel from influenza A virus reveal dynamic pathways for proton stabilization and transduction. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2015 Nov 17; 112(46):14260-5. PMID: 26578770; PMCID: PMC4655559.
    22. Snyder RA, Betzu J, Butch SE, Reig AJ, DeGrado WF, Solomon EI. Systematic Perturbations of Binuclear Non-heme Iron Sites: Structure and Dioxygen Reactivity of de Novo Due Ferri Proteins. Biochemistry. 2015 Aug 04; 54(30):4637-51. PMID: 26154739; PMCID: PMC4857603.
    23. Snyder RA, Butch SE, Reig AJ, DeGrado WF, Solomon EI. Molecular-Level Insight into the Differential Oxidase and Oxygenase Reactivities of de Novo Due Ferri Proteins. J Am Chem Soc. 2015 Jul 29; 137(29):9302-14. PMID: 26090726; PMCID: PMC4843592.
    24. Chino M, Maglio O, Nastri F, Pavone V, DeGrado WF, Lombardi A. Artificial Diiron Enzymes with a De Novo Designed Four-Helix Bundle Structure. Eur J Inorg Chem. 2015 Jul; 2015(21):3371-3390. PMID: 27630532.
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    25. Reed NI, Jo H, Chen C, Tsujino K, Arnold TD, DeGrado WF, Sheppard D. The avß1 integrin plays a critical in vivo role in tissue fibrosis. Sci Transl Med. 2015 May 20; 7(288):288ra79. PMID: 25995225; PMCID: PMC4461057.
    26. Bhate MP, Molnar KS, Goulian M, DeGrado WF. Signal transduction in histidine kinases: insights from new structures. Structure. 2015 Jun 02; 23(6):981-94. PMID: 25982528; PMCID: PMC4456306.
    27. Wu Y, Span LM, Nygren P, Zhu H, Moore DT, Cheng H, Roder H, DeGrado WF, Bennett JS. The Tyrosine Kinase c-Src Specifically Binds to the Active Integrin aIIbß3 to Initiate Outside-in Signaling in Platelets. J Biol Chem. 2015 Jun 19; 290(25):15825-34. PMID: 25947380; PMCID: PMC4505490.
    28. Zhang SQ, Kulp DW, Schramm CA, Mravic M, Samish I, DeGrado WF. The membrane- and soluble-protein helix-helix interactome: similar geometry via different interactions. Structure. 2015 Mar 03; 23(3):527-41. PMID: 25703378; PMCID: PMC4351763.
    29. Zhang Y, Bartz R, Grigoryan G, Bryant M, Aaronson J, Beck S, Innocent N, Klein L, Procopio W, Tucker T, Jadhav V, Tellers DM, DeGrado WF. Computational design and experimental characterization of peptides intended for pH-dependent membrane insertion and pore formation. ACS Chem Biol. 2015 Apr 17; 10(4):1082-93. PMID: 25630033; PMCID: PMC4843813.
    30. Huang S, Green B, Thompson M, Chen R, Thomaston J, DeGrado WF, Howard KP. C-terminal juxtamembrane region of full-length M2 protein forms a membrane surface associated amphipathic helix. Protein Sci. 2015 Mar; 24(3):426-9. PMID: 25545360; PMCID: PMC4353368.
    31. Joh NH, Wang T, Bhate MP, Acharya R, Wu Y, Grabe M, Hong M, Grigoryan G, DeGrado WF. De novo design of a transmembrane Zn²?-transporting four-helix bundle. Science. 2014 Dec 19; 346(6216):1520-4. PMID: 25525248; PMCID: PMC4400864.
    32. Wu Y, Canturk B, Jo H, Ma C, Gianti E, Klein ML, Pinto LH, Lamb RA, Fiorin G, Wang J, DeGrado WF. Flipping in the pore: discovery of dual inhibitors that bind in different orientations to the wild-type versus the amantadine-resistant S31N mutant of the influenza A virus M2 proton channel. J Am Chem Soc. 2014 Dec 31; 136(52):17987-95. PMID: 25470189; PMCID: PMC4286326.
    33. Seither KM, McMahon HA, Singh N, Wang H, Cushman-Nick M, Montalvo GL, DeGrado WF, Shorter J. Specific aromatic foldamers potently inhibit spontaneous and seeded Aß42 and Aß43 fibril assembly. Biochem J. 2014 Nov 15; 464(1):85-98. PMID: 25142005; PMCID: PMC4209162.
    34. Gianti E, Carnevale V, DeGrado WF, Klein ML, Fiorin G. Hydrogen-bonded water molecules in the M2 channel of the influenza A virus guide the binding preferences of ammonium-based inhibitors. J Phys Chem B. 2015 Jan 22; 119(3):1173-83. PMID: 25353315; PMCID: PMC4386636.
    35. Dong H, Fiorin G, DeGrado WF, Klein ML. Proton release from the histidine-tetrad in the M2 channel of the influenza A virus. J Phys Chem B. 2014 Nov 06; 118(44):12644-51. PMID: 25317959; PMCID: PMC4226308.
    36. Gonzalez G, Hannigan B, DeGrado WF. A real-time all-atom structural search engine for proteins. PLoS Comput Biol. 2014 Jul; 10(7):e1003750. PMID: 25079944; PMCID: PMC4117414.
    37. Molnar KS, Bonomi M, Pellarin R, Clinthorne GD, Gonzalez G, Goldberg SD, Goulian M, Sali A, DeGrado WF. Cys-scanning disulfide crosslinking and bayesian modeling probe the transmembrane signaling mechanism of the histidine kinase, PhoQ. Structure. 2014 Sep 02; 22(9):1239-1251. PMID: 25087511; PMCID: PMC4322757.
    38. Korendovych IV, DeGrado WF. Catalytic efficiency of designed catalytic proteins. Curr Opin Struct Biol. 2014 Aug; 27:113-21. PMID: 25048695; PMCID: PMC4182119.
    39. Stöhr J, Condello C, Watts JC, Bloch L, Oehler A, Nick M, DeArmond SJ, Giles K, DeGrado WF, Prusiner SB. Distinct synthetic Aß prion strains producing different amyloid deposits in bigenic mice. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2014 Jul 15; 111(28):10329-34. PMID: 24982137; PMCID: PMC4104853.
    40. Rey-Carrizo M, Barniol-Xicota M, Ma C, Frigolé-Vivas M, Torres E, Naesens L, Llabrés S, Juárez-Jiménez J, Luque FJ, DeGrado WF, Lamb RA, Pinto LH, Vázquez S. Easily accessible polycyclic amines that inhibit the wild-type and amantadine-resistant mutants of the M2 channel of influenza A virus. J Med Chem. 2014 Jul 10; 57(13):5738-47. PMID: 24941437; PMCID: PMC4096222.
    41. Ghosh A, Wang J, Moroz YS, Korendovych IV, Zanni M, DeGrado WF, Gai F, Hochstrasser RM. 2D IR spectroscopy reveals the role of water in the binding of channel-blocking drugs to the influenza M2 channel. J Chem Phys. 2014 Jun 21; 140(23):235105. PMID: 24952572; PMCID: PMC4098053.
    42. Mensa B, Howell GL, Scott R, DeGrado WF. Comparative mechanistic studies of brilacidin, daptomycin, and the antimicrobial peptide LL16. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2014 Sep; 58(9):5136-45. PMID: 24936592; PMCID: PMC4135847.
    43. Pavone V, Zhang SQ, Merlino A, Lombardi A, Wu Y, DeGrado WF. Crystal structure of an amphiphilic foldamer reveals a 48-mer assembly comprising a hollow truncated octahedron. Nat Commun. 2014 Apr 07; 5:3581. PMID: 24705140; PMCID: PMC4013780.
    44. Rufo CM, Moroz YS, Moroz OV, Stöhr J, Smith TA, Hu X, DeGrado WF, Korendovych IV. Short peptides self-assemble to produce catalytic amyloids. Nat Chem. 2014 Apr; 6(4):303-9. PMID: 24651196; PMCID: PMC3996680.
    45. Montalvo GL, Zhang Y, Young TM, Costanzo MJ, Freeman KB, Wang J, Clements DJ, Magavern E, Kavash RW, Scott RW, Liu D, Degrado W. De novo design of self-assembling foldamers that inhibit heparin-protein interactions. ACS Chem Biol. 2014 Apr 18; 9(4):967-75. PMID: 24491145; PMCID: PMC4324449.
    46. Roxbury D, Zhang SQ, Mittal J, Degrado W, Jagota A. Structural Stability and Binding Strength of a Designed Peptide-Carbon Nanotube Hybrid. J Phys Chem C Nanomater Interfaces. 2013 Dec 12; 117(49):26255-26261. PMID: 24466357.
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    47. Polishchuk AL, Cristian L, Pinto LH, Lear JD, DeGrado WF. Mechanistic insights from functional characterization of an unnatural His37 mutant of the influenza A/M2 protein. Biochim Biophys Acta. 2014 Apr; 1838(4):1082-7. PMID: 24269540; PMCID: PMC3943701.
    48. Montalvo GL, Gai F, Roder H, DeGrado WF. Slow folding-unfolding kinetics of an octameric ß-peptide bundle. ACS Chem Biol. 2014 Jan 17; 9(1):276-81. PMID: 24164344; PMCID: PMC3947042.
    49. Markiewicz BN, Jo H, Culik RM, DeGrado WF, Gai F. Assessment of local friction in protein folding dynamics using a helix cross-linker. J Phys Chem B. 2013 Nov 27; 117(47):14688-96. PMID: 24205975; PMCID: PMC3904762.
    50. Rey-Carrizo M, Torres E, Ma C, Barniol-Xicota M, Wang J, Wu Y, Naesens L, DeGrado WF, Lamb RA, Pinto LH, Vázquez S. 3-Azatetracyclo[5.2.1.1(5,8).0(1,5)]undecane derivatives: from wild-type inhibitors of the M2 ion channel of influenza A virus to derivatives with potent activity against the V27A mutant. J Med Chem. 2013 Nov 27; 56(22):9265-74. PMID: 24237039; PMCID: PMC3889466.
    51. Rudick JG, Laakso MM, Schloss AC, DeGrado WF. Template-constrained cyclic sulfopeptide HIV-1 entry inhibitors. Org Biomol Chem. 2013 Nov 07; 11(41):7096-100. PMID: 24065278; PMCID: PMC3889485.
    52. Ma C, Fiorin G, Carnevale V, Wang J, Lamb RA, Klein ML, Wu Y, Pinto LH, DeGrado WF. Asp44 stabilizes the Trp41 gate of the M2 proton channel of influenza A virus. Structure. 2013 Nov 05; 21(11):2033-41. PMID: 24139991; PMCID: PMC3927992.
    53. Schmidt NW, Mishra A, Wang J, DeGrado WF, Wong GC. Influenza virus A M2 protein generates negative Gaussian membrane curvature necessary for budding and scission. J Am Chem Soc. 2013 Sep 18; 135(37):13710-9. PMID: 23962302; PMCID: PMC4000230.
    54. Fry HC, Lehmann A, Sinks LE, Asselberghs I, Tronin A, Krishnan V, Blasie JK, Clays K, DeGrado WF, Saven JG, Therien MJ. Computational de novo design and characterization of a protein that selectively binds a highly hyperpolarizable abiological chromophore. J Am Chem Soc. 2013 Sep 18; 135(37):13914-26. PMID: 23931685; PMCID: PMC3787832.
    55. Nanda V, Cristian L, Toptygin D, Brand L, Degrado W. Nanosecond Dynamics of InfluenzaA/M2TM and an Amantadine Resistant Mutant Probed by Time-Dependent Red Shifts of a Native Tryptophan. Chem Phys. 2013 Aug 30; 422. PMID: 24273370.
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    56. Dong H, Fiorin G, Degrado W, Klein ML. Exploring Histidine Conformations in the M2 Channel Lumen of the Influenza A Virus at Neutral pH via Molecular Simulations. J Phys Chem Lett. 2013 Sep 19; 4(18):3067-3071. PMID: 24069512.
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    57. Koerber JT, Thomsen ND, Hannigan BT, Degrado W, Wells JA. Nature-inspired design of motif-specific antibody scaffolds. Nat Biotechnol. 2013 Oct; 31(10):916-21. PMID: 23955275; PMCID: PMC3795957.
    58. Williams JK, Tietze D, Wang J, Wu Y, DeGrado WF, Hong M. Drug-induced conformational and dynamical changes of the S31N mutant of the influenza M2 proton channel investigated by solid-state NMR. J Am Chem Soc. 2013 Jul 03; 135(26):9885-97. PMID: 23758317; PMCID: PMC4004037.
    59. Wang J, Ma C, Wang J, Jo H, Canturk B, Fiorin G, Pinto LH, Lamb RA, Klein ML, DeGrado WF. Discovery of novel dual inhibitors of the wild-type and the most prevalent drug-resistant mutant, S31N, of the M2 proton channel from influenza A virus. J Med Chem. 2013 Apr 11; 56(7):2804-12. PMID: 23437766; PMCID: PMC4036227.
    60. Balgi AD, Wang J, Cheng DY, Ma C, Pfeifer TA, Shimizu Y, Anderson HJ, Pinto LH, Lamb RA, DeGrado WF, Roberge M. Inhibitors of the influenza A virus M2 proton channel discovered using a high-throughput yeast growth restoration assay. PLoS One. 2013; 8(2):e55271. PMID: 23383318; PMCID: PMC3562233.
    61. Lemmin T, Soto CS, Clinthorne G, DeGrado WF, Dal Peraro M. Assembly of the transmembrane domain of E. coli PhoQ histidine kinase: implications for signal transduction from molecular simulations. PLoS Comput Biol. 2013; 9(1):e1002878. PMID: 23359663; PMCID: PMC3554529.
    62. Mao L, Wang J, DeGrado WF, Inouye M. An assay suitable for high throughput screening of anti-influenza drugs. PLoS One. 2013; 8(1):e54070. PMID: 23326573; PMCID: PMC3542334.
    63. Wang J, Wu Y, Ma C, Fiorin G, Wang J, Pinto LH, Lamb RA, Klein ML, Degrado W. Structure and inhibition of the drug-resistant S31N mutant of the M2 ion channel of influenza A virus. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2013 Jan 22; 110(4):1315-20. PMID: 23302696; PMCID: PMC3557100.
    64. Hu X, Zhao J, DeGrado WF, Binns AN. Agrobacterium tumefaciens recognizes its host environment using ChvE to bind diverse plant sugars as virulence signals. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2013 Jan 08; 110(2):678-83. PMID: 23267119; PMCID: PMC3545744.
    65. Love MS, Millholland MG, Mishra S, Kulkarni S, Freeman KB, Pan W, Kavash RW, Costanzo MJ, Jo H, Daly TM, Williams DR, Kowalska MA, Bergman LW, Poncz M, DeGrado WF, Sinnis P, Scott RW, Greenbaum DC. Platelet factor 4 activity against P. falciparum and its translation to nonpeptidic mimics as antimalarials. Cell Host Microbe. 2012 Dec 13; 12(6):815-23. PMID: 23245326; PMCID: PMC3638032.
    66. Thomaston JL, Nguyen PA, Brown EC, Upshur MA, Wang J, DeGrado WF, Howard KP. Detection of drug-induced conformational change of a transmembrane protein in lipid bilayers using site-directed spin labeling. Protein Sci. 2013 Jan; 22(1):65-73. PMID: 23139077; PMCID: PMC3575861.
    67. Jo H, Meinhardt N, Wu Y, Kulkarni S, Hu X, Low KE, Davies PL, DeGrado WF, Greenbaum DC. Development of a-helical calpain probes by mimicking a natural protein-protein interaction. J Am Chem Soc. 2012 Oct 24; 134(42):17704-13. PMID: 22998171; PMCID: PMC3523126.
    68. Hong M, DeGrado WF. Structural basis for proton conduction and inhibition by the influenza M2 protein. Protein Sci. 2012 Nov; 21(11):1620-33. PMID: 23001990; PMCID: PMC3527700.
    69. Reig AJ, Pires MM, Snyder RA, Wu Y, Jo H, Kulp DW, Butch SE, Calhoun JR, Szyperski T, Szyperski TG, Solomon EI, DeGrado WF. Alteration of the oxygen-dependent reactivity of de novo Due Ferri proteins. Nat Chem. 2012 Nov; 4(11):900-6. PMID: 23089864; PMCID: PMC3568993.
    70. Schramm CA, Hannigan BT, Donald JE, Keasar C, Saven JG, Degrado W, Samish I. Knowledge-based potential for positioning membrane-associated structures and assessing residue-specific energetic contributions. Structure. 2012 May 09; 20(5):924-35. PMID: 22579257; PMCID: PMC3366090.
    71. Culik RM, Jo H, DeGrado WF, Gai F. Using thioamides to site-specifically interrogate the dynamics of hydrogen bond formation in ß-sheet folding. J Am Chem Soc. 2012 May 16; 134(19):8026-9. PMID: 22540162; PMCID: PMC3354031.
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    174. Walters RF, DeGrado WF. Helix-packing motifs in membrane proteins. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2006 Sep 12; 103(37):13658-63. PMID: 16954199; PMCID: PMC1564267.
    175. Wade H, Stayrook SE, Degrado W. The structure of a designed diiron(III) protein: implications for cofactor stabilization and catalysis. Angew Chem Int Ed Engl. 2006 Jul 24; 45(30):4951-4. PMID: 16819737.
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    176. Yin H, Gerlach LO, Miller MW, Moore DT, Liu D, Vilaire G, Bennett JS, DeGrado WF. Arylamide derivatives as allosteric inhibitors of the integrin alpha2beta1/type I collagen interaction. Bioorg Med Chem Lett. 2006 Jul 01; 16(13):3380-2. PMID: 16678410.
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    177. Lopez CF, Nielsen SO, Srinivas G, Degrado W, Klein ML. Probing Membrane Insertion Activity of Antimicrobial Polymers via Coarse-grain Molecular Dynamics. J Chem Theory Comput. 2006 May; 2(3):649-655. PMID: 18985168.
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    178. North B, Cristian L, Fu Stowell X, Lear JD, Saven JG, Degrado W. Characterization of a membrane protein folding motif, the Ser zipper, using designed peptides. J Mol Biol. 2006 Jun 16; 359(4):930-9. PMID: 16697010.
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    179. Litvinov RI, Vilaire G, Li W, DeGrado WF, Weisel JW, Bennett JS. Activation of individual alphaIIbbeta3 integrin molecules by disruption of transmembrane domain interactions in the absence of clustering. Biochemistry. 2006 Apr 18; 45(15):4957-64. PMID: 16605263.
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    180. Tatko CD, Nanda V, Lear JD, Degrado W. Polar networks control oligomeric assembly in membranes. J Am Chem Soc. 2006 Apr 05; 128(13):4170-1. PMID: 16568959.
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    181. Pophristic V, Vemparala S, Ivanov I, Liu Z, Klein ML, DeGrado WF. Controlling the shape and flexibility of arylamides: a combined ab initio, ab initio molecular dynamics, and classical molecular dynamics study. J Phys Chem B. 2006 Mar 02; 110(8):3517-26. PMID: 16494407.
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    182. Ivanov I, Vemparala S, Pophristic V, Kuroda K, DeGrado WF, McCammon JA, Klein ML. Characterization of nonbiological antimicrobial polymers in aqueous solution and at water-lipid interfaces from all-atom molecular dynamics. J Am Chem Soc. 2006 Feb 15; 128(6):1778-9. PMID: 16464062.
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    184. Yin H, Frederick KK, Liu D, Wand AJ, Degrado W. Arylamide derivatives as peptidomimetic inhibitors of calmodulin. Org Lett. 2006 Jan 19; 8(2):223-5. PMID: 16408880.
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    185. Geremia S, Di Costanzo L, Randaccio L, Engel DE, Lombardi A, Nastri F, DeGrado WF. Response of a designed metalloprotein to changes in metal ion coordination, exogenous ligands, and active site volume determined by X-ray crystallography. J Am Chem Soc. 2005 Dec 14; 127(49):17266-76. PMID: 16332076.
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    186. Wei PP, Skulan AJ, Wade H, DeGrado WF, Solomon EI. Spectroscopic and computational studies of the de novo designed protein DF2t: correlation to the biferrous active site of ribonucleotide reductase and factors that affect O2 reactivity. J Am Chem Soc. 2005 Nov 23; 127(46):16098-106. PMID: 16287296.
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    187. Engel DE, DeGrado WF. Alpha-alpha linking motifs and interhelical orientations. Proteins. 2005 Nov 01; 61(2):325-37. PMID: 16104016.
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    188. Choi S, Clements DJ, Pophristic V, Ivanov I, Vemparala S, Bennett JS, Klein ML, Winkler JD, DeGrado WF. The design and evaluation of heparin-binding foldamers. Angew Chem Int Ed Engl. 2005 Oct 21; 44(41):6685-9. PMID: 16094685.
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    189. Summa CM, Levitt M, Degrado W. An atomic environment potential for use in protein structure prediction. J Mol Biol. 2005 Sep 30; 352(4):986-1001. PMID: 16126228.
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    190. Maglio O, Nastri F, Calhoun JR, Lahr S, Wade H, Pavone V, DeGrado WF, Lombardi A. Artificial di-iron proteins: solution characterization of four helix bundles containing two distinct types of inter-helical loops. J Biol Inorg Chem. 2005 Aug; 10(5):539-49. PMID: 16091937.
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    191. Wang T, Lau WL, DeGrado WF, Gai F. T-jump infrared study of the folding mechanism of coiled-coil GCN4-p1. Biophys J. 2005 Dec; 89(6):4180-7. PMID: 16150962; PMCID: PMC1366983.
    192. Willcox PJ, Reinhart-King CA, Lahr SJ, DeGrado WF, Hammer DA. Dynamic heterodimer-functionalized surfaces for endothelial cell adhesion. Biomaterials. 2005 Aug; 26(23):4757-66. PMID: 15763255.
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    193. Kovalenko OV, Metcalf DG, DeGrado WF, Hemler ME. Structural organization and interactions of transmembrane domains in tetraspanin proteins. BMC Struct Biol. 2005 Jun 28; 5:11. PMID: 15985154; PMCID: PMC1190194.
    194. Adamian L, Nanda V, DeGrado WF, Liang J. Empirical lipid propensities of amino acid residues in multispan alpha helical membrane proteins. Proteins. 2005 May 15; 59(3):496-509. PMID: 15789404.
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    195. Nanda V, DeGrado WF. Automated use of mutagenesis data in structure prediction. Proteins. 2005 May 15; 59(3):454-66. PMID: 15768404.
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    196. Slovic AM, Stayrook SE, North B, Degrado W. X-ray structure of a water-soluble analog of the membrane protein phospholamban: sequence determinants defining the topology of tetrameric and pentameric coiled coils. J Mol Biol. 2005 May 06; 348(3):777-87. PMID: 15826670.
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    197. Nanda V, Rosenblatt MM, Osyczka A, Kono H, Getahun Z, Dutton PL, Saven JG, Degrado W. De novo design of a redox-active minimal rubredoxin mimic. J Am Chem Soc. 2005 Apr 27; 127(16):5804-5. PMID: 15839675.
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    199. Kuroda K, DeGrado WF. Amphiphilic polymethacrylate derivatives as antimicrobial agents. J Am Chem Soc. 2005 Mar 30; 127(12):4128-9. PMID: 15783168.
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    200. Howard KP, Liu W, Crocker E, Nanda V, Lear J, Degrado W, Smith SO. Rotational orientation of monomers within a designed homo-oligomer transmembrane helical bundle. Protein Sci. 2005 Apr; 14(4):1019-24. PMID: 15741331; PMCID: PMC2253437.
    201. Duong-Ly KC, Nanda V, Degrado W, Howard KP. The conformation of the pore region of the M2 proton channel depends on lipid bilayer environment. Protein Sci. 2005 Apr; 14(4):856-61. PMID: 15741338; PMCID: PMC2253456.
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    204. Li W, Metcalf DG, Gorelik R, Li R, Mitra N, Nanda V, Law PB, Lear JD, Degrado W, Bennett JS. A push-pull mechanism for regulating integrin function. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2005 Feb 01; 102(5):1424-9. PMID: 15671157; PMCID: PMC547819.
    205. Stouffer AL, Nanda V, Lear JD, DeGrado WF. Sequence determinants of a transmembrane proton channel: an inverse relationship between stability and function. J Mol Biol. 2005 Mar 18; 347(1):169-79. PMID: 15733926.
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    207. Calhoun JR, Nastri F, Maglio O, Pavone V, Lombardi A, DeGrado WF. Artificial diiron proteins: from structure to function. Biopolymers. 2005; 80(2-3):264-78. PMID: 15700297.
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    208. Ghirlanda G, Hilcove SA, Pidikiti R, Johansson JS, Lear JD, Degrado W, Eckenhoff RG. Volatile anesthetic modulation of oligomerization equilibria in a hexameric model peptide. FEBS Lett. 2004 Dec 03; 578(1-2):140-4. PMID: 15581631.
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    209. Nanda V, Degrado W. Simulated evolution of emergent chiral structures in polyalanine. J Am Chem Soc. 2004 Nov 10; 126(44):14459-67. PMID: 15521766.
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    210. Doerksen RJ, Chen B, Liu D, Tew GN, Degrado W, Klein ML. Controlling the conformation of arylamides: computational studies of intramolecular hydrogen bonds between amides and ethers or thioethers. Chemistry. 2004 Oct 11; 10(20):5008-16. PMID: 15372664.
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    229. DeGrado WF. Computational biology: Biosensor design. Nature. 2003 May 08; 423(6936):132-3. PMID: 12736670.
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    233. Walsh ST, Cheng RP, Wright WW, Alonso DO, Daggett V, Vanderkooi JM, DeGrado WF. The hydration of amides in helices; a comprehensive picture from molecular dynamics, IR, and NMR. Protein Sci. 2003 Mar; 12(3):520-31. PMID: 12592022; PMCID: PMC2312439.
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    236. Getahun Z, Huang CY, Wang T, De León B, DeGrado WF, Gai F. Using nitrile-derivatized amino acids as infrared probes of local environment. J Am Chem Soc. 2003 Jan 15; 125(2):405-11. PMID: 12517152.
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    237. Papoian GA, DeGrado WF, Klein ML. Probing the configurational space of a metalloprotein core: an ab initio molecular dynamics study of Duo Ferro 1 binuclear Zn cofactor. J Am Chem Soc. 2003 Jan 15; 125(2):560-9. PMID: 12517172.
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    238. Li R, Hoess RH, Bennett JS, DeGrado WF. Use of phage display to probe the evolution of binding specificity and affinity in integrins. Protein Eng. 2003 Jan; 16(1):65-72. PMID: 12646694.
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    239. Li R, Babu CR, Valentine K, Lear JD, Wand AJ, Bennett JS, DeGrado WF. Characterization of the monomeric form of the transmembrane and cytoplasmic domains of the integrin beta 3 subunit by NMR spectroscopy. Biochemistry. 2002 Dec 31; 41(52):15618-24. PMID: 12501190.
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    240. Huang CY, He S, DeGrado WF, McCafferty DG, Gai F. Light-induced helix formation. J Am Chem Soc. 2002 Oct 30; 124(43):12674-5. PMID: 12392410.
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    245. Ghirlanda G, Lear JD, Ogihara NL, Eisenberg D, DeGrado WF. A hierarchic approach to the design of hexameric helical barrels. J Mol Biol. 2002 May 24; 319(1):243-53. PMID: 12051949.
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    246. Tew GN, Liu D, Chen B, Doerksen RJ, Kaplan J, Carroll PJ, Klein ML, DeGrado WF. De novo design of biomimetic antimicrobial polymers. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2002 Apr 16; 99(8):5110-4. PMID: 11959961; PMCID: PMC122730.
    247. Marsh EN, DeGrado WF. Noncovalent self-assembly of a heterotetrameric diiron protein. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2002 Apr 16; 99(8):5150-4. PMID: 11959963; PMCID: PMC122737.
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    249. Di Costanzo L, Wade H, Geremia S, Randaccio L, Pavone V, DeGrado WF, Lombardi A. Toward the de novo design of a catalytically active helix bundle: a substrate-accessible carboxylate-bridged dinuclear metal center. J Am Chem Soc. 2001 Dec 26; 123(51):12749-57. PMID: 11749531.
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    250. Cheng RP, Suich DJ, Cheng H, Roder H, DeGrado WF. Template-constrained somatostatin analogues: a biphenyl linker induces a type-V' turn. J Am Chem Soc. 2001 Dec 19; 123(50):12710-1. PMID: 11741449.
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    251. Huang CY, Getahun Z, Wang T, DeGrado WF, Gai F. Time-resolved infrared study of the helix-coil transition using (13)C-labeled helical peptides. J Am Chem Soc. 2001 Dec 05; 123(48):12111-2. PMID: 11724630.
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    252. Li R, Babu CR, Lear JD, Wand AJ, Bennett JS, DeGrado WF. Oligomerization of the integrin alphaIIbbeta3: roles of the transmembrane and cytoplasmic domains. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2001 Oct 23; 98(22):12462-7. PMID: 11606749; PMCID: PMC60076.
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    255. Huang CY, Klemke JW, Getahun Z, DeGrado WF, Gai F. Temperature-dependent helix-coil transition of an alanine based peptide. J Am Chem Soc. 2001 Sep 26; 123(38):9235-8. PMID: 11562202.
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    264. Ogihara NL, Ghirlanda G, Bryson JW, Gingery M, DeGrado WF, Eisenberg D. Design of three-dimensional domain-swapped dimers and fibrous oligomers. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2001 Feb 13; 98(4):1404-9. PMID: 11171963; PMCID: PMC29269.
    265. Gratkowski H, Lear JD, DeGrado WF. Polar side chains drive the association of model transmembrane peptides. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2001 Jan 30; 98(3):880-5. PMID: 11158564; PMCID: PMC14678.
    266. Walsh ST, Sukharev VI, Betz SF, Vekshin NL, DeGrado WF. Hydrophobic core malleability of a de novo designed three-helix bundle protein. J Mol Biol. 2001 Jan 12; 305(2):361-73. PMID: 11124911.
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    267. Dalby PA, Hoess RH, DeGrado WF. Evolution of binding affinity in a WW domain probed by phage display. Protein Sci. 2000 Dec; 9(12):2366-76. PMID: 11206058; PMCID: PMC2144528.
    268. Talaga DS, Lau WL, Roder H, Tang J, Jia Y, DeGrado WF, Hochstrasser RM. Dynamics and folding of single two-stranded coiled-coil peptides studied by fluorescent energy transfer confocal microscopy. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2000 Nov 21; 97(24):13021-6. PMID: 11087856; PMCID: PMC27171.
    269. Salom D, Hill BR, Lear JD, DeGrado WF. pH-dependent tetramerization and amantadine binding of the transmembrane helix of M2 from the influenza A virus. Biochemistry. 2000 Nov 21; 39(46):14160-70. PMID: 11087364; PMCID: PMC3060174.
    270. O'Neil KT, Bach AC, DeGrado WF. Structural consequences of an amino acid deletion in the B1 domain of protein G. Proteins. 2000 Nov 15; 41(3):323-33. PMID: 11025544.
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    271. Hill RB, Raleigh DP, Lombardi A, DeGrado WF. De novo design of helical bundles as models for understanding protein folding and function. Acc Chem Res. 2000 Nov; 33(11):745-54. PMID: 11087311; PMCID: PMC3050006.
    272. Suich DJ, Mousa SA, Singh G, Liapakis G, Reisine T, DeGrado WF. Template-constrained cyclic peptide analogues of somatostatin: subtype-selective binding to somatostatin receptors and antiangiogenic activity. Bioorg Med Chem. 2000 Sep; 8(9):2229-41. PMID: 11026536.
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    273. Helluin O, Chan C, Vilaire G, Mousa S, DeGrado WF, Bennett JS. The activation state of alphavbeta 3 regulates platelet and lymphocyte adhesion to intact and thrombin-cleaved osteopontin. J Biol Chem. 2000 Jun 16; 275(24):18337-43. PMID: 10751402.
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    274. Lombardi A, Summa CM, Geremia S, Randaccio L, Pavone V, DeGrado WF. Retrostructural analysis of metalloproteins: application to the design of a minimal model for diiron proteins. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2000 Jun 06; 97(12):6298-305. PMID: 10841536; PMCID: PMC18597.
    275. Hill RB, DeGrado WF. A polar, solvent-exposed residue can be essential for native protein structure. Structure. 2000 May 15; 8(5):471-9. PMID: 10801493; PMCID: PMC3050062.
    276. Choma C, Gratkowski H, Lear JD, DeGrado WF. Asparagine-mediated self-association of a model transmembrane helix. Nat Struct Biol. 2000 Feb; 7(2):161-6. PMID: 10655620.
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    277. Kochendoerfer GG, Salom D, Lear JD, Wilk-Orescan R, Kent SB, DeGrado WF. Total chemical synthesis of the integral membrane protein influenza A virus M2: role of its C-terminal domain in tetramer assembly. Biochemistry. 1999 Sep 14; 38(37):11905-13. PMID: 10508393.
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    278. DeGrado WF, Schneider JP, Hamuro Y. The twists and turns of beta-peptides. J Pept Res. 1999 Sep; 54(3):206-17. PMID: 10517158.
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    279. Summa CM, Lombardi A, Lewis M, DeGrado WF. Tertiary templates for the design of diiron proteins. Curr Opin Struct Biol. 1999 Aug; 9(4):500-8. PMID: 10449377.
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    280. Patterson WR, Anderson DH, DeGrado WF, Cascio D, Eisenberg D. Centrosymmetric bilayers in the 0.75 A resolution structure of a designed alpha-helical peptide, D,L-Alpha-1. Protein Sci. 1999 Jul; 8(7):1410-22. PMID: 10422829; PMCID: PMC2144380.
    281. Walsh ST, Cheng H, Bryson JW, Roder H, DeGrado WF. Solution structure and dynamics of a de novo designed three-helix bundle protein. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1999 May 11; 96(10):5486-91. PMID: 10318910; PMCID: PMC21886.
    282. Rockwell AL, Rafalski M, Pitts WJ, Batt DG, Petraitis JJ, DeGrado WF, Mousa S, Jadhav PK. Rapid synthesis of RGD mimetics with isoxazoline scaffolds on solid phase: identification of alphavbeta3 antagonists lead compounds. Bioorg Med Chem Lett. 1999 Apr 05; 9(7):937-42. PMID: 10230615.
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    283. Hamm P, Lim M, DeGrado WF, Hochstrasser RM. The two-dimensional IR nonlinear spectroscopy of a cyclic penta-peptide in relation to its three-dimensional structure. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1999 Mar 02; 96(5):2036-41. PMID: 10051590; PMCID: PMC26732.
    284. Gandhi CS, Shuck K, Lear JD, Dieckmann GR, DeGrado WF, Lamb RA, Pinto LH. Cu(II) inhibition of the proton translocation machinery of the influenza A virus M2 protein. J Biol Chem. 1999 Feb 26; 274(9):5474-82. PMID: 10026160.
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    285. Dieckmann GR, Lear JD, Zhong Q, Klein ML, DeGrado WF, Sharp KA. Exploration of the structural features defining the conduction properties of a synthetic ion channel. Biophys J. 1999 Feb; 76(2):618-30. PMID: 9929468; PMCID: PMC1300068.
    286. DeGrado WF, Summa CM, Pavone V, Nastri F, Lombardi A. De novo design and structural characterization of proteins and metalloproteins. Annu Rev Biochem. 1999; 68:779-819. PMID: 10872466.
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    287. Xue CB, Roderick J, Mousa S, Olson RE, DeGrado WF. Synthesis and antiplatelet effects of an isoxazole series of glycoprotein IIb/IIIa antagonists. Bioorg Med Chem Lett. 1998 Dec 15; 8(24):3499-504. PMID: 9934460.
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    288. Ghirlanda G, Lear JD, Lombardi A, DeGrado WF. From synthetic coiled coils to functional proteins: automated design of a receptor for the calmodulin-binding domain of calcineurin. J Mol Biol. 1998 Aug 14; 281(2):379-91. PMID: 9698554.
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    289. Dieckmann GR, McRorie DK, Lear JD, Sharp KA, DeGrado WF, Pecoraro VL. The role of protonation and metal chelation preferences in defining the properties of mercury-binding coiled coils. J Mol Biol. 1998 Jul 31; 280(5):897-912. PMID: 9671558.
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    290. Bryson JW, Desjarlais JR, Handel TM, DeGrado WF. From coiled coils to small globular proteins: design of a native-like three-helix bundle. Protein Sci. 1998 Jun; 7(6):1404-14. PMID: 9655345; PMCID: PMC2144029.
    291. Cherney RJ, Wang L, Meyer DT, Xue CB, Wasserman ZR, Hardman KD, Welch PK, Covington MB, Copeland RA, Arner EC, DeGrado WF, Decicco CP. Macrocyclic amino carboxylates as selective MMP-8 inhibitors. J Med Chem. 1998 May 21; 41(11):1749-51. PMID: 9599226.
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    292. Xue CB, He X, Roderick J, DeGrado WF, Cherney RJ, Hardman KD, Nelson DJ, Copeland RA, Jaffee BD, Decicco CP. Design and synthesis of cyclic inhibitors of matrix metalloproteinases and TNF-alpha production. J Med Chem. 1998 May 21; 41(11):1745-8. PMID: 9599225.
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    293. Schneider JP, Lombardi A, DeGrado WF. Analysis and design of three-stranded coiled coils and three-helix bundles. Fold Des. 1998; 3(2):R29-40. PMID: 9565750.
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    294. Forrest LR, DeGrado WF, Dieckmann GR, Sansom MS. Two models of the influenza A M2 channel domain: verification by comparison. Fold Des. 1998; 3(6):443-8. PMID: 9889158.
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    295. Pinto LH, Dieckmann GR, Gandhi CS, Papworth CG, Braman J, Shaughnessy MA, Lear JD, Lamb RA, DeGrado WF. A functionally defined model for the M2 proton channel of influenza A virus suggests a mechanism for its ion selectivity. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1997 Oct 14; 94(21):11301-6. PMID: 9326604; PMCID: PMC23448.
    296. DeGrado WF. Proteins from scratch. Science. 1997 Oct 03; 278(5335):80-1. PMID: 9340760.
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    297. Dieckmann GR, DeGrado WF. Modeling transmembrane helical oligomers. Curr Opin Struct Biol. 1997 Aug; 7(4):486-94. PMID: 9266169.
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    298. Xue CB, Roderick J, Jackson S, Rafalski M, Rockwell A, Mousa S, Olson RE, DeGrado WF. Design, synthesis, and in vitro activities of benzamide-core glycoprotein IIb/IIIa antagonists: 2,3-diaminopropionic acid derivatives as surrogates of aspartic acid. Bioorg Med Chem. 1997 Apr; 5(4):693-705. PMID: 9158868.
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    299. Bennett JS, Chan C, Vilaire G, Mousa SA, DeGrado WF. Agonist-activated alphavbeta3 on platelets and lymphocytes binds to the matrix protein osteopontin. J Biol Chem. 1997 Mar 28; 272(13):8137-40. PMID: 9079626.
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    300. Betz SF, Liebman PA, DeGrado WF. De novo design of native proteins: characterization of proteins intended to fold into antiparallel, rop-like, four-helix bundles. Biochemistry. 1997 Mar 04; 36(9):2450-8. PMID: 9054549.
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    301. Ogihara NL, Weiss MS, Degrado W, Eisenberg D. The crystal structure of the designed trimeric coiled coil coil-VaLd: implications for engineering crystals and supramolecular assemblies. Protein Sci. 1997 Jan; 6(1):80-8. PMID: 9007979; PMCID: PMC2143514.
    302. Boice JA, Dieckmann GR, DeGrado WF, Fairman R. Thermodynamic analysis of a designed three-stranded coiled coil. Biochemistry. 1996 Nov 19; 35(46):14480-5. PMID: 8931544.
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    303. Mousa SA, Forsythe M, Lorelli W, Bozarth J, Xue CB, Wityak J, Sielecki TM, Olson RE, DeGrado W, Kapil R, Hussain M, Wexler R, Thoolen MJ, Reilly TM. Novel nonpeptide antiplatelet glycoprotein IIb/IIIa receptor antagonist, DMP754: receptor binding affinity and specificity. Coron Artery Dis. 1996 Oct; 7(10):767-74. PMID: 8970768.
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    304. Betz SF, Bryson JW, Passador MC, Brown RJ, O'Neil KT, DeGrado WF. Expression of de novo designed alpha-helical bundles. Acta Chem Scand. 1996 Aug; 50(8):688-96. PMID: 8756357.
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    305. DeGrado WF, Sosnick TR. Protein minimization: downsizing through mutation. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1996 Jun 11; 93(12):5680-1. PMID: 8650151; PMCID: PMC39119.
    306. Betz SF, DeGrado WF. Controlling topology and native-like behavior of de novo-designed peptides: design and characterization of antiparallel four-stranded coiled coils. Biochemistry. 1996 May 28; 35(21):6955-62. PMID: 8639647.
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    307. Zhou HX, Hoess RH, DeGrado WF. In vitro evolution of thermodynamically stable turns. Nat Struct Biol. 1996 May; 3(5):446-51. PMID: 8612075.
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    308. Sosnick TR, Jackson S, Wilk RR, Englander SW, DeGrado WF. The role of helix formation in the folding of a fully alpha-helical coiled coil. Proteins. 1996 Apr; 24(4):427-32. PMID: 9162943.
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    309. Mousa SA, DeGrado WF, Mu DX, Kapil RP, Lucchesi BR, Reilly TM. Oral antiplatelet, antithrombotic efficacy of DMP 728, a novel platelet GPIIb/IIIa antagonist. Circulation. 1996 Feb 01; 93(3):537-43. PMID: 8565173.
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    310. Lombardi A, Bryson JW, DeGrado WF. De novo design of heterotrimeric coiled coils. Biopolymers. 1996; 40(5):495-504. PMID: 9062072.
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    311. Betz SF, Raleigh DP, DeGrado WF, Lovejoy B, Anderson D, Ogihara N, Eisenberg D. Crystallization of a designed peptide from a molten globule ensemble. Fold Des. 1996; 1(1):57-64. PMID: 9079364.
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    312. Bryson JW, Betz SF, Lu HS, Suich DJ, Zhou HX, O'Neil KT, DeGrado WF. Protein design: a hierarchic approach. Science. 1995 Nov 10; 270(5238):935-41. PMID: 7481798.
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    313. Betz SF, Bryson JW, DeGrado WF. Native-like and structurally characterized designed alpha-helical bundles. Curr Opin Struct Biol. 1995 Aug; 5(4):457-63. PMID: 8528761.
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    314. Betz S, Fairman R, O'Neil K, Lear J, Degrado W. Design of two-stranded and three-stranded coiled-coil peptides. Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci. 1995 Apr 29; 348(1323):81-8. PMID: 7770490.
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    315. O'Neil KT, Hoess RH, Raleigh DP, DeGrado WF. Thermodynamic genetics of the folding of the B1 immunoglobulin-binding domain from streptococcal protein G. Proteins. 1995 Jan; 21(1):11-21. PMID: 7716165.
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    316. Regan L, Rockwell A, Wasserman Z, DeGrado W. Disulfide crosslinks to probe the structure and flexibility of a designed four-helix bundle protein. Protein Sci. 1994 Dec; 3(12):2419-27. PMID: 7756995; PMCID: PMC2142780.
    317. Farid RS, Robertson DE, Moser CC, Pilloud D, DeGrado WF, Dutton PL. Design and synthesis of simplified energy-converting proteins. Biochem Soc Trans. 1994 Aug; 22(3):689-93. PMID: 7821665.
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    318. Kienker PK, DeGrado WF, Lear JD. A helical-dipole model describes the single-channel current rectification of an uncharged peptide ion channel. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1994 May 24; 91(11):4859-63. PMID: 7515180; PMCID: PMC43888.
    319. Robertson DE, Farid RS, Moser CC, Urbauer JL, Mulholland SE, Pidikiti R, Lear JD, Wand AJ, DeGrado WF, Dutton PL. Design and synthesis of multi-haem proteins. Nature. 1994 Mar 31; 368(6470):425-32. PMID: 8133888.
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    320. O'Neil KT, DeGrado WF, Mousa SA, Ramachandran N, Hoess RH. Identification of recognition sequences of adhesion molecules using phage display technology. Methods Enzymol. 1994; 245:370-86. PMID: 7539093.
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    321. Fairman R, Beran-Steed RK, Anthony-Cahill SJ, Lear JD, Stafford WF, DeGrado WF, Benfield PA, Brenner SL. Multiple oligomeric states regulate the DNA binding of helix-loop-helix peptides. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1993 Nov 15; 90(22):10429-33. PMID: 8248126; PMCID: PMC47790.
    322. DeGrado WF. Peptide engineering. Catalytic molten globules. Nature. 1993 Oct 07; 365(6446):488-9. PMID: 8413599.
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    323. Handel TM, Williams SA, DeGrado WF. Metal ion-dependent modulation of the dynamics of a designed protein. Science. 1993 Aug 13; 261(5123):879-85. PMID: 8346440.
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    324. Lovejoy B, Choe S, Cascio D, McRorie DK, DeGrado WF, Eisenberg D. Crystal structure of a synthetic triple-stranded alpha-helical bundle. Science. 1993 Feb 26; 259(5099):1288-93. PMID: 8446897.
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    325. O'Neil KT, Hoess RH, Jackson SA, Ramachandran NS, Mousa SA, DeGrado WF. Identification of novel peptide antagonists for GPIIb/IIIa from a conformationally constrained phage peptide library. Proteins. 1992 Dec; 14(4):509-15. PMID: 1438188.
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    326. Rao U, Teeter MM, Erickson-Viitanen S, DeGrado WF. Calmodulin binding to alpha 1-purothionin: solution binding and modeling of the complex. Proteins. 1992 Oct; 14(2):127-38. PMID: 1409564.
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    327. Lovejoy B, Akerfeldt KS, DeGrado WF, Eisenberg D. Crystallization of proton channel peptides. Protein Sci. 1992 Aug; 1(8):1073-7. PMID: 1284681; PMCID: PMC2142170.
    328. Chung LA, Lear JD, DeGrado WF. Fluorescence studies of the secondary structure and orientation of a model ion channel peptide in phospholipid vesicles. Biochemistry. 1992 Jul 21; 31(28):6608-16. PMID: 1378757.
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    329. Lovejoy B, Le TC, Lüthy R, Cascio D, O'Neil KT, DeGrado WF, Eisenberg D. X-ray grade crystals of a designed alpha-helical coiled coil. Protein Sci. 1992 Jul; 1(7):956-7. PMID: 1304378; PMCID: PMC2142157.
    330. Epand RM, Cheetham JJ, Epand RF, Yeagle PL, Richardson CD, Rockwell A, Degrado W. Peptide models for the membrane destabilizing actions of viral fusion proteins. Biopolymers. 1992 Apr; 32(4):309-14. PMID: 1623124.
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    331. Anthony-Cahill SJ, Benfield PA, Fairman R, Wasserman ZR, Brenner SL, Stafford WF, Altenbach C, Hubbell WL, DeGrado WF. Molecular characterization of helix-loop-helix peptides. Science. 1992 Feb 21; 255(5047):979-83. PMID: 1312255.
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    332. Rafalski M, Ortiz A, Rockwell A, van Ginkel LC, Lear JD, DeGrado WF, Wilschut J. Membrane fusion activity of the influenza virus hemagglutinin: interaction of HA2 N-terminal peptides with phospholipid vesicles. Biochemistry. 1991 Oct 22; 30(42):10211-20. PMID: 1931950.
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    333. O'Neil KT, Shuman JD, Ampe C, DeGrado WF. DNA-induced increase in the alpha-helical content of C/EBP and GCN4. Biochemistry. 1991 Sep 17; 30(37):9030-4. PMID: 1892816.
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    334. O'Neil KT, DeGrado WF. A thermodynamic scale for the helix-forming tendencies of the commonly occurring amino acids. Science. 1990 Nov 02; 250(4981):646-51. PMID: 2237415.
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    335. Rafalski M, Lear JD, DeGrado WF. Phospholipid interactions of synthetic peptides representing the N-terminus of HIV gp41. Biochemistry. 1990 Aug 28; 29(34):7917-22. PMID: 2261447.
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    336. O'Neil KT, Hoess RH, DeGrado WF. Design of DNA-binding peptides based on the leucine zipper motif. Science. 1990 Aug 17; 249(4970):774-8. PMID: 2389143.
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    337. Hill CP, Anderson DH, Wesson L, DeGrado WF, Eisenberg D. Crystal structure of alpha 1: implications for protein design. Science. 1990 Aug 03; 249(4968):543-6. PMID: 2382133.
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    338. O'Neil KT, DeGrado WF. How calmodulin binds its targets: sequence independent recognition of amphiphilic alpha-helices. Trends Biochem Sci. 1990 Feb; 15(2):59-64. PMID: 2186516.
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    339. DeGrado WF, Lear JD. Conformationally constrained alpha-helical peptide models for protein ion channels. Biopolymers. 1990 Jan; 29(1):205-13. PMID: 1691664.
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    340. O'Neil KT, Erickson-Viitanen S, DeGrado WF. Photolabeling of calmodulin with basic, amphiphilic alpha-helical peptides containing p-benzoylphenylalanine. J Biol Chem. 1989 Aug 25; 264(24):14571-8. PMID: 2760074.
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    341. Degrado W, May SW. Emil Thomas Kaiser 1938-1988. J Mol Recognit. 1989 Apr; 1(4):i-ii. PMID: 2698723.
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    342. DeGrado WF, Wasserman ZR, Lear JD. Protein design, a minimalist approach. Science. 1989 Feb 03; 243(4891):622-8. PMID: 2464850.
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    343. Degrado W. Contributions of chemistry: biotechnology and materials science. Science. 1989 Jan 06; 243(4887):102-3. PMID: 17780427.
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    344. O'Neil KT, DeGrado WF. The interaction of calmodulin with fluorescent and photoreactive model peptides: evidence for a short interdomain separation. Proteins. 1989; 6(3):284-93. PMID: 2622908.
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    345. Regan L, DeGrado WF. Characterization of a helical protein designed from first principles. Science. 1988 Aug 19; 241(4868):976-8. PMID: 3043666.
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    346. Lear JD, Wasserman ZR, DeGrado WF. Synthetic amphiphilic peptide models for protein ion channels. Science. 1988 May 27; 240(4856):1177-81. PMID: 2453923.
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    347. Degrado W. Design of peptides and proteins. Adv Protein Chem. 1988; 39:51-124. PMID: 3072869.
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    348. O'Neil KT, Wolfe HR, Erickson-Viitanen S, DeGrado WF. Fluorescence properties of calmodulin-binding peptides reflect alpha-helical periodicity. Science. 1987 Jun 12; 236(4807):1454-6. PMID: 3589665.
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    349. Lear JD, DeGrado WF. Membrane binding and conformational properties of peptides representing the NH2 terminus of influenza HA-2. J Biol Chem. 1987 May 15; 262(14):6500-5. PMID: 3571268.
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    350. DeGrado WF, Regan L, Ho SP. The design of a four-helix bundle protein. Cold Spring Harb Symp Quant Biol. 1987; 52:521-6. PMID: 3454275.
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    351. Erickson-Viitanen S, DeGrado WF. Recognition and characterization of calmodulin-binding sequences in peptides and proteins. Methods Enzymol. 1987; 139:455-78. PMID: 3587035.
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    352. DeGrado WF, Erickson-Viitanen S, Wolfe HR, O'Neil KT. Predicted calmodulin-binding sequence in the gamma subunit of phosphorylase b kinase. Proteins. 1987; 2(1):20-33. PMID: 3447166.
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    353. Eisenberg D, Wilcox W, Eshita SM, Pryciak PM, Ho SP, DeGrado WF. The design, synthesis, and crystallization of an alpha-helical peptide. Proteins. 1986 Sep; 1(1):16-22. PMID: 3449847.
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    354. Kauer JC, Erickson-Viitanen S, Wolfe HR, DeGrado WF. p-Benzoyl-L-phenylalanine, a new photoreactive amino acid. Photolabeling of calmodulin with a synthetic calmodulin-binding peptide. J Biol Chem. 1986 Aug 15; 261(23):10695-700. PMID: 3733726.
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    355. Cheng YS, Becker-Manley MF, Nguyen TD, DeGrado WF, Jonak GJ. Nonidentical induction of the guanylate binding protein and the 56K protein by type I and type II interferons. J Interferon Res. 1986 Aug; 6(4):417-27. PMID: 3095442.
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    356. O'Neil KT, DeGrado WF. A predicted structure of calmodulin suggests an electrostatic basis for its function. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1985 Aug; 82(15):4954-8. PMID: 3860834; PMCID: PMC390476.
    357. Briggs MS, Gierasch LM, Zlotnick A, Lear JD, DeGrado WF. In vivo function and membrane binding properties are correlated for Escherichia coli lamB signal peptides. Science. 1985 May 31; 228(4703):1096-9. PMID: 3158076.
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    358. Cox JA, Comte M, Fitton JE, DeGrado WF. The interaction of calmodulin with amphiphilic peptides. J Biol Chem. 1985 Feb 25; 260(4):2527-34. PMID: 2982823.
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    359. DeGrado WF, Prendergast FG, Wolfe HR, Cox JA. The design, synthesis, and characterization of tight-binding inhibitors of calmodulin. J Cell Biochem. 1985; 29(2):83-93. PMID: 4066780.
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    360. Chow TP, DeGrado WF, Knight E. Antibodies to synthetic peptides of human interferon-beta. Use in biosynthetic studies. J Biol Chem. 1984 Oct 10; 259(19):12220-5. PMID: 6480606.
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    361. Persson H, Hennighausen L, Taub R, DeGrado W, Leder P. Antibodies to human c-myc oncogene product: evidence of an evolutionarily conserved protein induced during cell proliferation. Science. 1984 Aug 17; 225(4663):687-93. PMID: 6431612.
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    362. Sigal IS, DeGrado WF, Thomas BJ, Petteway SR. Purification and properties of thiol beta-lactamase. A mutant of pBR322 beta-lactamase in which the active site serine has been replaced with cysteine. J Biol Chem. 1984 Apr 25; 259(8):5327-32. PMID: 6425288.
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    363. Robb RJ, Kutny RM, Panico M, Morris H, DeGrado WF, Chowdhry V. Posttranslational modification of human T-cell growth factor. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 1983 Nov 15; 116(3):1049-55. PMID: 6606428.
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    364. DeGrado WF, Wasserman ZR, Chowdhry V. Sequence and structural homologies among type I and type II interferons. Nature. 1982 Nov 25; 300(5890):379-81. PMID: 6815538.
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    365. DeGrado WF, Musso GF, Lieber M, Kaiser ET, Kézdy FJ. Kinetics and mechanism of hemolysis induced by melittin and by a synthetic melittin analogue. Biophys J. 1982 Jan; 37(1):329-38. PMID: 7055625; PMCID: PMC1329147.
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