Gary Drobny

Representative Publications

“13C-19F and 15N-19F Intermolecular REDOR NMR Study of the Interaction of TAR RNA with Tat Peptides” Wei Huang, Gabriele Varani and Gary P. Drobny, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2010, 132 (50), 17643.

“Toward a Structure Determination Method for Biomineral-Associated Protein Using Combined Solid- State NMR and Computational Structure Prediction” David Masica, Jason Ash, Moise Ndao, Gary Drobny, Jeffrey Gray, Structure 2010 18:12, 1678.

 

“A Slow Exchange Theory of Non-Rigid Rotation in TAR RNA” P. Emani, D.C. Echodu, G. Olsen, G. Varani, G.P. Drobny, J. Phys. Chem. B 2010 114: 48, 15991.

 

“A Sum Frequency Generation and Solid-State NMR Study Peptide Structure, Orientation and Dynamics of Polystyrene-adsorbed Peptides” Tobias Weidner, Nicholas F. Breen, Kun Li, Gary Drobny, David Castner, PNAS 2010 107(30), 13289.

“A 13C{31P} REDOR Study of the Role of Basic Amino Acids in Protein-Hydroxyapatite Surface Recognition” Moise Ndao , Jason Ash, P. S. Stayton, & G.P. Drobny, Surface Science 2010 604 :15-16, L39-L42.

 

“Unifying Solution and Solid-State NMR Studies of Nucleic Acid Dynamics” Kari Pederson, Prashant Emani, Dorothy Echodu, Greg Olsen, Michael Bardaro, Zahra Shajani, Paul Miller, Gary Meints, Gabriele Varani, Gary P. Drobny, Encyclopedia of NMR (posted on-line) 2010.

 

“Atomic Motions of RNA in Space and Time” G.L. Olsen, M. Barbardo, D. Echodu, G. Drobny, G. Varani, J. Amer. Chem. Soc. 2009 132 (1) 303.

 

“Hydration Dependent Dynamics in TAR RNA” G.L. Olsen, M. Barbardo, D. Echodu, G. Drobny, G. Varani, J Biomol NMR 2009 45:133-142.


“Amide or Amine: Determining the Origin of the 3300 cm-1 NH Mode in Protein SFG Spectra Using 15N Isotope Labels” Tobias Weidner, Nicholas F. Breen, Gary P. Drobny, David G. Castner, J. Phys. Chem. B 2009, 113, 15423.

 

“A Solid-State Deuterium NMR and Sum-Frequency Generation Study of the Side-Chain Dynamics of Peptides Adsorbed onto Surfaces” N. F. Breen, T. Weidner, K. Li, D. G. Castner, and G. P. Drobny, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2009 131, 14148.

 

“A 13C{31P} REDOR NMR Investigation of the Role of Glutamic Acid Residues in Statherin-Hydroxyapatite Recognition” M. Ndao, J. T. Ash, N. F. Breen, P. S. Stayton, and G. P. Drobny, Langmuir 2009, 25, 12136.

 

“A Nanofluoro Nucleoside as a Sensitive 19F-NMR Probe of Nucleic Acid Conformation” Nivrutti B. Barhate1, Rekha N. Barhate1, Pavol Cekan2, Gary Drobny1 and Snorri Th. Sigurdsson Org. Lett. 2008 10(13), 2745.

 

“A Comparative Study of Funaose Ring Dynamics in the HhaI Binding Site by Solution and Solid State NMR” D.C. Echodu, Z. Shajani, K. Pedersen, Jr., G. Varani, G.P. Drobny J. Phys. Chem.B 2008, 112 (44), 13934.

 

“Dynamics of the Phosphodiester Backbone in the HhaI Binding Site” K. Pedersen, G. A. Meints, Z. Shajani, P. Miller & G. P. Drobny, J.Amer Chem Soc. 2008 130, 9072.

 

“Dynamics of the Furanose Rings in the HhaI Binding Site” G. A. Meints, P. Miller, K. Pedersen, Z. Shajani, & G. P. Drobny, J.Amer. Chem. Soc. 2008 130, 7305.

 

“Solid State Deuterium NMR Studies of HIV-1 TAR RNA Reveal Motions on the Micro-second-Nanosecond Time Scale” G. Olsen, D.C. Echodu, Z. Shajani, M.F. Bardaro, Jr., G. Varani, G.P. Drobny, J. Amer. Chem. Soc. 2008 130 (10), 2896.

 

"Assembly of alpha-helical peptide coatings on hydrophobic surfaces.", J.R. Long, N. Oyler, G.P. Drobny, P.S. Stayton, J. Amer. Chem. Soc., 124 6297 (2002). Click here to download a reprint of this article

 

"Structure and Dynamics of Hydrated Statherin on Hydroxyapatite via Solid State NMR.", J. R. Long, W. J. Shaw, P. S. Stayton, and G. P. Drobny, Biochemistry (accelerated publication), 40 15451 (2001). Click here to download a reprint of this article

 

"Dynamic impact of methylation at the M. HhaI target site: A Solid state deuterium NMR study.", G.A. Meints & G.P. Drobny, Biochemistry, 40 12436 (2001). Click here to download a reprint of this article

 

"Modeling Furanose Ring Dynamics in DNA.", G. A. Meints, T. Karlsson and G.P. Drobny, J. Amer. Chem. Soc., 123 10030 (2001).

 

"A solid state NMR study of dynamics in a hydrated salivary peptide adsorbed to hydroxyapatite.", W. J. Shaw, J. R. Long, P. S. Stayton, and G. P. Drobny,  J. Amer. Chem. Soc., 122 7118 (2000).

 

"Chimeric Peptides of Statherin and Osteopontin That Bind Hydroxyapatite and Mediate Cell Adhesion.”, M. Gilbert, W. J. Shaw, G. P. Drobny, C. M. Giachelli, and P. S. Stayton*,  J. Biol. Chem., 275 16213 (2000). Click here to download a reprint of this article

 

"The Dynamic Impact of CpG Methylation in DNA.", K.B. Geahigan, G.A. Meints, M.E. Hatcher, J. Orban and G.P. Drobny, Biochemistry, 39 4939 (2000).

 

"Determination of Statherin N-Terminal Peptide Conformation on Hydroxyapatite Crystals.", W.J. Shaw, J.R. Long, J.L. Dindot, A.A. Campbell, P.S. Stayton, G.P. Drobny, J. Amer. Chem. Soc., 122 1709 (2000).

 

"Determination of Torsion Angles in Proteins and Peptides Using Solid State NMR.", P.V. Bower, N. Oyler, M.A. Mehta, J.R. Long, P.S. Stayton, G.P. Drobny, J. Amer. Chem. Soc., 121 8373 (1999).

 

"Measurement of Long Range Distances to the Phosphodiester Backbone of a Solid Nucleic Acid Using 31P19F REDOR NMR.", M.M. Merritt, S. Th. Sigurdsson, and G.P. Drobny, J. Amer. Chem. Soc., 121 6070 (1999).

 

"A Peptide that Inhibits Hydroxyapatite Growth is in an Extended Conformation on the Crystal Surface.", J.R. Long, J.L. Dindot, H. Zebroski, S. Kiihne, R.H. Clark, A.A. Campbell, P.S. Stayton, and G.P. Drobny, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 95 12083 (1998).

 

"A Solid State Deuterium NMR Study of the Localized Dynamics at the C9pG10 Step in the DNA Dodecamer [d(CGCGAATTCGC)]2.", M. Hatcher, D. Mattiello, J. Orban and G.P. Drobny, J. Amer. Chem. Soc., 120 9850 (1998).

 

"Site Specific Dynamics in DNA: Experiments.", B.H. Robinson, C. Mailer & G.P. Drobny, Annu. Rev. Biophys. Biochem., 26 629 (1997).

 

"Determination of Local Structure in Solid Nucleic Acids Using Double Quantum Spectroscopy.", D.M. Gregory, M. Mehta, J. Shiels, G.P. Drobny, J. Chem. Phys., 107 28 (1997). Click here to download a reprint of this article

 

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Camille and Henry Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Grant

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