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Motumo Tanaka

Biophysics, Technical University of Munich



Selected Publications:

  1. Tanaka, M., Hermann, J., Haase, I., Fischer, M., Boxer, S.; "Frictional Drag and Electrical Manipulation of Recombinant Proteins in Polymer Supported Membranes". Langmuir, 23, 5638-5644, 2007.


    Chan, Y.-H., Lenz, P., Boxer, S.; "Kinetics of DNA-Mediated Docking Reactions between Vesicles Tethered to Supported Lipid Bilayers". Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 104, 18913-18918, 2007.


    ChanY.-H., Boxer,S. "Model Membrane Systems and their Applications". Current Opinion in Chemical Biology, 11, 581-587, 2007.


    Lin, W-C., Blanchette, C. D., Longo, M.L.; “Fluid-Phase Chain Unsaturation Controlling Domain Microstructure and Phase in Ternary Lipid Bilayers Containing GalCer and Cholesterol”. Biophysical Journal, 92, 2831-2841, 2007.


    Blanchette, C. D., Lin, W-C., Orme, C. A., Ratto, T. V., Longo, M. L., “Using Nucleation Rates to Determine Interfacial Line Tension of Symmetric and Asymmetric Lipid Bilayer Domains”. Langmuir, 23, 5875-5877, 2007.


    Blanchette, C. D., Orme, C. A., Ratto, T. V., Longo, M. L.; “Quantifying Growth of Symmetric and Asymmetric Lipid Bilayer Domains”. Molecular and Surface Forces, Langmuir Special Issue, 24, 1219-1224, 2008.


    Blanchette, C. D., Lin, W-C., Orme, C. A., Ratto, T. V, Longo, M. L., “Domain Nucleation Rates and Interfacial Line Tensions in Supported Bilayers of Ternary Mixtures Containing Galactosylceramide”. Biophysical Journal, 94, 2691–2697, 2008.


    Kasson, P., Pande, V. S.; “Predicting Structure and Dynamics of Loosely-Ordered Protein Complexes: Influenza Hemagglutinin Fusion Peptide.” Pacific Symposium on Biocomputing, 12, 40-50, 2007.


    Teclemariam, N.P., Beck, V.A., Shaqfeh, E.S.G., Muller, S.J.; “Dynamics of DNA Polymers in Post Arrays: Comparison of Single Molecule Experiments and Simulations”. Macromolecules, 40, 3848-3859, 2007.

    Lueth, C.A., Shaqfeh, E.S.G., “Tethered DNA Shear Dynamics in the Flow Gradient Plane: Application to Double Tethering”. Korea-Australia J. Rheol., 19, 3, 141-146, 2007.


    Beck, V.A., Shaqfeh, E.S.G., “Ergodicity-Breaking and the Unravelling Dynamics of a Polymer in Linear and Non-Linear Extensional Flows”. J. Rheol., 51, 3, 561-574, May/June, 2007.


    Hoffman, B., Shaqfeh, E.S.G., “The Dynamics of the Coil-Stretch Transition for Long, Flexible Polymers in Planar Mixed Flows''. J. Rheol., 51, 5, 947-969, 2007 (see also Virtual Journal of Biological Physics Research September 1, 2007.)