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Martin D. Gelenter

University of California, Berkeley
Entry year: 2015

gelenter@mit.edu

Publications

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D. Chen, M.D. Gelenter, M. Hong, R.E. Cohen, G.H. McKinley, “Icephobic Surfaces Induced by Interfacial Non-frozen Water“, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 9 (4), 4202-4214 (2017).

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M. D. Gelenter, T. Wang, S. Liao, H. O’Neill, M. Hong, “2H-13C Correlation Solid-State NMR for Investigating Dynamics and Water Accessibilities of Proteins and Carbohydrates“, J. Biomol. NMR. 68 (4), 257-270  (2017).

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M. Elkins, J. K. Williams, M. D. Gelenter, P. Dai, B.S. Kwon, I.V. Sergeyev, B.L. Pentelute, and M. Hong, “Cholesterol Binding Site of the Influenza M2 Protein in Lipid Bilayers from Solid-State NMR”, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 114 (49), 12946-12951 (2017).

Featured in The Boston Globe:  MIT researchers gain new insight on how flu spreads from cell to cell in the body

Featured in MIT NewsCholesterol helps flu virus escape through host cell’s membrane: Study could shed light on how many other proteins bind with membrane cholesterol.

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V.S. Mandala, S.Y. Liao, M.D. Gelenter and M. Hong, “Backbone Conformation of the Influenza Virus B M2 Protein in Lipid Bilayers from Solid-State NMR”, Sci. Rep., 9, 3725 (2019).

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M.D. Gelenter, K.J. Smith$, S.Y. Liao$, V.S. Mandala, A.J. Dregni, M.S. Lamm, Y. Tian, W. Xu, D.J. Pochan, T.J. Tucker, Y. Su, and M. Hong, “The peptide hormone glucagon forms amyloid fibrils with two coexisting β-strand conformations”, Nat. Struct. Mol. Biol., 26, 592-598 (2019).

Featured in MIT NewsChemists discover structure of glucagon fibrils: Study may be a step toward shelf-stable versions of the hormone, which is used to control diabetes.

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