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2018

M.-C. Gagnon, E. Strandberg, A.S. Ulrich, J.-F. Paquin, M. Auger "New insights into the influence of Monofluorination on Dimyristoylphosphatidylcholine membrane properties: A solid-state NMR study," Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA) - Biomembranes (2018) online. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bbamem.2017.12.002

2017

K. Potvin-Fournier, G. Valois-Paillard, T. Lefèvre, L. Cantin, C. Salesse, M. Auger "Membrane fluidity is a driving force for recoverin myristoyl immobilization in zwitterionic lipids," Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications 490 (2017) 1268–1273. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bbrc.2017.07.005

M. Auger "Membrane solid-state NMR in Canada: A historical perspective," Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA) - Proteins and Proteomics 1865 (2017) 1483-1489. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bbapap.2017.06.019

2016

M. Fillion, M. Goudreault, N. Voyer, B. Bechinger, M. Auger, "Amphiphilicity is a key determinant in the membrane interactions of synthetic 14-mer cationic peptide analogs," Biochemistry 55 (2016) 6919–6930. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acs.biochem.6b00961

T. Lefèvre, M. Auger "Spider silk inspired materials and sustainability: Perspective," Materials Technology 31 (2016) 384-399. (Review)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1179/1753555715Y.0000000065

T. Lefèvre, M. Auger "Spider silk as a blueprint for greener materials: A review," International Materials Reviews 61 (2016) 127-153. (Review)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09506608.2016.1148894

2015

D. Gagné, R.L. French, C. Narayanan, M. Simonović, P.K. Agarwal, N. Doucet, "Perturbation of the Conformational Dynamics of an Active-Site Loop Alters Enzyme Activity," Structure 23 (2015) 2256–2266. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.str.2015.10.011

M.-L. Tremblay, L. Xu, T. Lefèvre, M. Sarker, K.E. Orrell, J. Leclerc, Q. Meng, M. Pézolet, M. Auger, X.-Q. Liu and J.K. Rainey, "Spider wrapping silk fibre architecture arising from its modular soluble protein precursor," Scientific Reports 5 (2015) 11502. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/srep11502

J.-F. Rhéault, È. Gagné, M. Guertin, G. Lamoureux, M. Auger, P. Lagüe, "Molecular model of Hemoglobin N from Mycobacterium tuberculosis bound to lipid bilayers: a combined spectroscopic and computational study," Biochemistry 54 (2015) 2073-2084. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/bi5010624

M. Fillion, G. Valois-Paillard, A. Lorin, M. Noël, N. Voyer, M. Auger, "Membrane Interactions of Synthetic Peptides with Antimicrobial Potential: Effect of Electrostatic Interactions and Amphiphilicity," Probiotics and Antimicrobial Proteins 7 (2015) 66-74. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12602-014-9177-z

2014

S.M.C. Gobeil, C.M. Clouthier, J. Park, D. Gagné, A.M. Berghuis, N. Doucet, J.N. Pelletier, "Maintenance of Native-like Protein Dynamics May Not Be Required for Engineering Functional Proteins," Chemistry & Biology 21 (2014) 1330–1340. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.chembiol.2014.07.016

M. Gauthier, J. Leclerc, T. Lefèvre, S.M. Gagné, and M. Auger, "Effect of pH on the structure of the recombinant Cterminal domain of Nephila clavipes dragline silk protein," Biomacromolecules 15 (2014) 4447–4454. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/bm501241n

L. Bédard, T. Lefèvre, É. Morin-Michaud, and M. Auger, "Besides fibrillization: putative role of the peptide fragment 71-82 on the structural and assembly behavior of alfa-synuclein," Biochemistry 53 (2014) 6463-6472. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/bi5008707

P. Hee, R. Christensen, Y. Ledemi, J.C. Wren, M. Dussauze, T. Cardinal, E. Fargin, S. Kroeker and Y. Messaddeq, "Properties and structural investigation of gallophosphate glasses by 71Ga and 31P nuclear magnetic resonance and vibrational spectroscopies," Journal of Materials Chemistry C 2(2014) 7906-7917. http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c4tc01024h

M.-C. Gagnon, B. Turgeon, J.-D. Savoie, J.-F. Parent, M. Auger, and J.-F. Paquin, "Evaluation of the Effect of Fluorination on the Property of Monofluorinated Dimyristoylphosphatidylcholines," Org. Biomol. Chem. 12 (2014) 5126-5135. http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c4ob00934g

M. Fillion, M. Noël, A. Lorin, N. Voyer, M. Auger, "Investigation of the mechanism of action of novel amphipathic peptides: Insights from solid-state NMR studies of oriented lipid bilayers," Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA) - Biomembranes 1838 (2014) 2173–2179. (Special Issue "Interfacially active peptides and proteins") http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bbamem.2014.01.029

Y. Ledemi, B. Bureau, G. Le Caër, L. Calvez, C. Roiland, G. Tricot, P. Florian, V. Nazabal, D. Massiot, "71Ga NMR in chalcogenide and chalco-halide glasses," Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids 383 (2014) 216–221. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jnoncrysol.2013.03.038

B.E.G. Lucier, K.E. Johnston, D.C. Arnold, J.-L. Lemyre, A. Beaupré, M. Blanchette, A.M. Ritcey, and R.W. Schurko, "Comprehensive Solid-State Characterization of Rare Earth Fluoride Nanoparticles," Journal of Physical Chemistry C 118 (2014) 1213–1228. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/jp408148b

2013

F. Otis, M. Auger, and N. Voyer, "Exploiting Peptide Nanostructures To Construct Functional Artificial Ion Channels," Acc. Chem. Res. 46 (2013) 2934–2943. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/ar400044k

J.-F. Labbé, T. Lefèvre, A.-A. Guay-Bégin and M. Auger, "Structure and membrane interactions of the β-amyloid fragment 25–35 as viewed using spectroscopic approaches," Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 15 (2013) 7228-7239. http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c3cp44623a

J. Leclerc, T. Lefèvre, M. Gauthier, S.M. Gagné and M. Auger, "Hydrodynamical properties of recombinant spider silk proteins: Effects of pH, salts and shear, and implications for the spinning process," Biopolymers 99 (2013) 582–559. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/bip.22218

F. Paquet-Mercier, T. Lefèvre, M. Auger and M. Pézolet, "Evidence by infrared spectroscopy of the presence of two types of β-sheets in major ampullate spider silk and silkworm silk," Soft Matter 9 (2013) 208-215. http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c2sm26657a

2012

C.M. Clouthier, S. Morin, S.M.C. Gobeil, N. Doucet, J. Blanchet, E. Nguyen, S.M. Gagné, J.N. Pelletier, "Chimeric beta-Lactamases: Global Conservation of Parental Function and Fast Time-Scale Dynamics with Increased Slow Motions," PLoS ONE 7 (2012) e52283. http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0052283

H. Staub, I.D. Rosal, L. Maron, F. Kleitz, and F.-G. Fontaine, "On the Interaction of Phosphines with High Surface Area Mesoporous Silica," J. Phys. Chem. C 116 (2012) 25919–25927. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/jp309900n

M. Bédard, L. Maltais, M.-E. Beaulieu, J. Bilodeau, D. Bernard, P. Lavigne, "NMR structure note: Solution structure of human Miz-1 zinc fingers 8 to 10," Journal of Biomolecular NMR 54 (2012) 317-323.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10858-012-9670-1

O. Fisette, S. Gagné, P. Lagüe, "Molecular Dynamics of Class A beta-lactamases - Effects of Substrate Binding," Biophysical Journal 103 (2012) 1790-1801. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bpj.2012.09.009

A. Lorin, M. Noël, M.-È. Provencher, V. Turcotte, S. Cardinal, P. Lagüe, N. Voyer, M. Auger, "Determining the Mode of Action Involved in the Antimicrobial Activity of Synthetic Peptides: A Solid-State NMR and FTIR Study," Biophysical Journal 103 (2012) 1470–1479. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bpj.2012.08.055

S. Légaré and P. Lagüe, "The Influenza Fusion Peptide Adopts a Flexible Flat V Conformation in Membranes," Biophysical Journal 102 (2012) 2270-2278. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bpj.2012.04.003

O. Fisette, P. Lagüe, S. Gagné, and S. Morin, "Synergistic Applications of MD and NMR for the Study of Biological Systems," Journal of Biomedicine and Biotechnology 2012 (2012) 254208. (Review) http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/254208

S.H. Santagneli, J. Ren, M.T. Rinke, S.J.L. Ribeiro, Y. Messaddeq, H. Eckert, "Structural studies of AgPO3–MoO3 glasses using solid state NMR and vibrational spectroscopies," Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids 358 (2012) 985–992. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jnoncrysol.2012.01.031

obc J. Guimond-Tremblay, M.-C. Gagnon, J.-A. Pineault-Maltais, V. Turcotte, M. Auger, J.-F. Paquin, "Synthesis and properties of monofluorinated dimyristoylphosphatidylcholine derivatives: Potential fluorinated probes for the study of membrane topology," Organic and Biomolecular Chemistry 10 (2012) 1145-1148. (Cover Article) http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c2ob06570c

J. Leclerc, T. Lefèvre, F. Pottier, L.-P. Morency, C. Lapointe-Verreault, S.M. Gagné, M. Auger, "Structure and pH-induced alterations of recombinant and natural spider silk proteins in solution," Biopolymers 97 (2012) 337–346. (Special Issue: "Silks: Properties and Uses of Natural and Designed Variants") http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/bip.21717

2011

S.M. Gagné, "Troponin C," Encyclopedia of Inorganic and Bioinorganic Chemistry, Wiley (2011).
http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/9781119951438.eibc0505

R. Guillet-Nicolas, J.-L. Bridot, Y. Seo, M.-A. Fortin, F. Kleitz, "Enhanced Relaxometric Properties of MRI “Positive” Contrast Agents Confined in Three-Dimensional Cubic Mesoporous Silica Nanoparticles," Advanced Functional Materials 21 (2011) 4653–4662. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/adfm.201101766

P.-Y. Savard, R. Daigle, S. Morin, A. Sebilo, F. Meindre, P. Lagüe, M. Guertin, and S.M. Gagné, "Structure and Dynamics of Mycobacterium tuberculosis Truncated Hemoglobin N: Insights from NMR Spectroscopy and Molecular Dynamics Simulations," Biochemistry 50 (2011) 11121–11130. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/bi201059a

I. Cloutier, J. Leclerc, T. Lefèvre, and M. Auger, "Solid-State NMR Spectroscopy Reveals Distinctive Protein Dynamics in Closely-Related Spider Silks," Canadian Journal of Chemistry 89 (2011) 1047-1054. (Special Issue) http://dx.doi.org/10.1139/v11-036

2010

S. Morin, C.M. Clouthier, S. Gobeil, J.N. Pelletier and S.M. Gagné, "Backbone resonance assignments of an artificially engineered TEM-1/PSE-4 Class A ß-lactamase chimera," Biomolecular NMR Assignments 4
(2010) 127-130. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12104-010-9227-8

EMR M. Auger, "Structural and Dynamics Studies of Lipids by Solid-State NMR ", Chapter 27, Solid-State NMR Studies of Biopolymers (EMR Books), Eds. A.E. McDermott and T. Polenova, Wiley (2010) pp. 463-472. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/9780470034590.emrstm1100

D. Thibeault, M. Auger, and J.-F. Morin, "Synthesis of Fluorine-Containing Molecular Rotors and Their Assembly on Gold Nanoparticles," Eur. J. Org. Chem. 16 (2010) 3049-3067. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ejoc.201000252

O. Fisette, S. Morin, P.-Y. Savard, P. Lagüe, S.M. Gagné, "TEM-1 Backbone Dynamics—Insights from Combined Molecular Dynamics and Nuclear Magnetic Resonance," Biophysical Journal 98 (2010) 637-645. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bpj.2009.08.061

M. Ouellet, N. Voyer, M. Auger, "Membrane interactions and dynamics of a 21-mer cytotoxic peptide: A solid-state NMR study," Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA) - Biomembranes 1798 (2010) 235-243. (special issue) http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bbamem.2009.07.029

I. Cloutier, C. Paradis-Bleau, A.-M. Giroux, X. Pigeon, M. Arseneault, R.C. Levesque, M. Auger, "Biophysical studies of the interactions between the phage phi-KZ gp144 lytic transglycosylase and model membranes," Eur. Biophys. J. 39 (2010) 263-276. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00249-009-0530-1

2009

S. Morin, S.M. Gagné, "NMR Dynamics of PSE-4 beta-Lactamase: An Interplay of ps-ns Order and us-ms Motions in the Active Site," Journal of Biomolecular NMR 45 (2009) 361-372. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10858-009-9381-4

S. Morin, S.M. Gagné, "NMR Dynamics of PSE-4 beta-Lactamase: An Interplay of ps-ns Order and us-ms Motions in the Active Site," Biophysical Journal 96 (2009) 4681-4691. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bpj.2009.02.068

J.-F. Labbé, F. Cronier, R.C. Gaudreault, M. Auger, "Spectroscopic characterization of DMPC/DOTAP cationic liposomes and their interactions with DNA and drugs," Chemistry and Physics of Lipids 158 (2009) 91-101. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.chemphyslip.2009.01.002

2008

N. Le Bouch, M. Auger, M. Leclerc, "Structure and Segmental Motions in a Substituted Polythiophene: A Solid-State NMR Study," Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics 209 (2008) 2455-2462. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/macp.200800365

M. Ouellet and M. Auger, "Structure and Membrane Interactions of Antimicrobial Peptides as Viewed by Solid-State NMR Spectroscopy," Annual Reports on NMR Spectroscopy 63 (2008) 1-21. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/00664103

2007

M. Ouellet, J.D. Doucet, N. Voyer, M. Auger, "Membrane topology of a 14-mer model amphipathic peptide: A solid-state NMR spectroscopy study," Biochemistry 46 (2007) 6597-6606.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/bi0620151

F. Cronier, A. Patenaude, R.C. Gaudreault, M. Auger, "Membrane composition modulates the interaction between a new class of antineoplastic agents deriving from aromatic 2-chloroethylureas and lipid bilayers: a solid-state NMR study," Chemistry And Physics Of Lipids 146 (2007) 125-135. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.chemphyslip.2007.01.002

A. Ungureanu, H.V. Thang, D.T. On, E. Dumitriu, S. Kaliaguine, "Acid properties of semicrystalline zeolitic mesoporous UL-ZSM-5 materials," Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry 87 (2007) 417-422.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10973-006-6891-0

2006

M. Ouellet, G. Bernard, N. Voyer, M. Auger, "Insights on the interactions of synthetic amphipathic peptides with model membranes as revealed by 31P and 2H solid-state NMR and infrared spectroscopies," Biophysical Journal 90 (2006) 4071-4084. http://dx.doi.org/10.1529/biophysj.105.077339

M. Ouellet, F. Otis, N. Voyer, M. Auger, "Biophysical studies of the interactions between 14-mer and 21-mer model amphipathic peptides and membranes: Insights on their modes of action," Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA) - Biomembranes 1758 (2006) 1235-1244. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bbamem.2006.02.020

I. Marcotte, A. Belanger, M. Auger, "The orientation effect of gramicidin A on bicelles and Eu3+doped bicelles as studied by solid-state NMR and FT-IR spectroscopy," Chemistry and Physics of Lipids 139 (2006) 137-149.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.chemphyslip.2005.12.002