Membrane and Auditory Bioengineering Group
Rice University, Department of Bioengineering
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  Shi X, Sitharaman B, Pham QP, Spicer PP, Hudson JL, Wilson LJ, Tour JM, Raphael RM, Mikos AG.
  In vitro cytotoxicity of single-walled carbon nanotube/biodegradable polymer nanocomposites.
  J Biomed Mater Res A. 2007 Nov 27; [Epub ahead of print]

  Rajagopalan L, Greeson JN, Xia A, Liu H, Sturm A, Raphael RM, Davidson AL, Oghalai JS, Pereira FA, Brownell WE.
  Tuning of the outer hair cell motor by membrane cholesterol.
  J Biol Chem. 2007 Oct 12; [Epub ahead of print]
  Application of fluorescence recovery after photobleaching to study prestin lateral mobility in the human embryonic kidney cell.
  J Biomed Opt. 2007 Mar-Apr;12(2):021003.

  Greeson JN, Raphael RM.
  Application of fluorescence polarization microscopy to measure fluorophore orientation in the outer hair cell plasma membrane.
  J Biomed Opt. 2007 Mar-Apr;12(2):021002.

  Zhou Y, Raphael RM.
  Solution pH alters mechanical and electrical properties of phosphatidylcholine membranes: relation between interfacial electrostatics,  
  intramembrane potential, and bending elasticity.
  Biophys J. 2007 Apr 1;92(7):2451-62. Epub 2006 Dec 15.

  Lichtenberger LM, Zhou Y, Dial EJ, Raphael RM.
  NSAID injury to the gastrointestinal tract: evidence that NSAIDs interact with phospholipids to weaken the hydrophobic surface barrier    
  and induce the formation of unstable pores in membranes.
  J Pharm Pharmacol. 2006 Nov;58(11):1421-8. Review.

  Zhou Y, Berry CK, Storer PA, Raphael RM.
  Peroxidation of polyunsaturated phosphatidyl-choline lipids during electroformation.
  Biomaterials. 2007 Feb;28(6):1298-306. Epub 2006 Nov 14.

  Quraishi IH, Raphael RM.
  Computational model of vectorial potassium transport by cochlear marginal cells and vestibular dark cells.
  Am J Physiol Cell Physiol. 2007 Jan;292(1):C591-602. Epub 2006 Sep 27.

  Spector AA, Deo N, Grosh K, Ratnanather JT, Raphael RM.
  Electromechanical models of the outer hair cell composite membrane.
  J Membr Biol. 2006 Feb-Mar;209(2-3):135-52. Epub 2006 May 25. Review.
  Glassinger E, Raphael RM.
  Influence of thermally driven surface undulations on tethers formed from bilayer membranes.
  Biophys J. 2006 Jul 15;91(2):619-25. Epub 2006 Apr 28.

  Greeson JN, Organ LE, Pereira FA, Raphael RM.
  Assessment of prestin self-association using fluorescence resonance energy transfer.
  Brain Res. 2006 May 26;1091(1):140-50. Epub 2006 Apr 13. Review.

  Glassinger E, Lee AC, Raphael RM.
  Electromechanical effects on tether formation from lipid membranes: a theoretical analysis.
  Phys Rev E Stat Nonlin Soft Matter Phys. 2005 Oct;72(4 Pt 1):041926. Epub 2005 Oct 25.

  Zhou Y, Raphael RM.
  Effect of salicylate on the elasticity, bending stiffness, and strength of SOPC membranes.
  Biophys J. 2005 Sep;89(3):1789-801. Epub 2005 Jun 10.

Last Updated:  12.05.07