Prevailing Photocurrent Generation of D−π–A Type Oligo(phenyleneethynylene) in Contact with Gold over Dexter-Type Energy-Transfer Quenching

2016 / Journal of Physical Chemistry A

Photocurrent generation is observed with D−π–A type oligo(phenyleneethynylene) (OPE) physically contacting gold substrate. The OPE is conjugated with helical peptides, …

Leah Pandiscia, PhD

Synthesis, crystal structure, chiroptical and ferroelectric properties of a multifunctional chiral silver(I) complex based on the chiral bis-bidentate bridging ligand

2016 / Inorganica Chimica Acta

Using a chiral bis-bidentate isomer (–)-2,5-bis(4,5-pinene-2-pyridyl)pyrazine (LR) as bridging ligand to react with AgNO3 under solvothermal conditions, a chiral silver(I) complex …

Leah Pandiscia, PhD

Structure and binding thermodynamics of viologen-phosphorous dendrimers to human serum albumin: A combined computational/experimental investigation

2016 / Fluid Phase Equilibria

Low-generation viologen-phosphorous dendrimers (VPDs) can be exploited as novel therapeutic agents, since they efficiently inhibit aggregation of amyloid-β into fibrils …

Leah Pandiscia, PhD

Identification and functional characterization of an uncharacterized antimicrobial peptide from a ciliate Paramecium caudatum

2016 / Developmental and Comparative Immunology

The global ever-growing concerns about multi-drug resistant (MDR) microbes leads to urgent demands for exploration of new antibiotics including antimicrobial …

Leah Pandiscia, PhD

Glycosaminoglycan-Mimetic Signals Direct the Osteo/Chondrogenic Differentiation of Mesenchymal Stem Cells in a Three-Dimensional Peptide Nanofiber Extracellular Matrix Mimetic Environment

2016 / Biomolecules

Recent efforts in bioactive scaffold development focus strongly on the elucidation of complex cellular responses through the use of synthetic …

Leah Pandiscia, PhD

Interaction of Myoglobin with Cationic and Nonionic Surfactant in Phosphate Buffer Media

2016 / Journal of Chemical and Engineering Data

Interaction of myoglobin with cationic surfactants hexadecyltrimethylammonium bromide (HTAB), gemini surfactant 16-2-16 (dimethylene-1,2-bis(hexadecyldimethylammonium bromide)) and nonionic surfactant Mega 10 (N-decanoyl-N-methylglucamine) …

Leah Pandiscia, PhD

Structural and Functional Characterization of Hirudin P6 Derived Novel Bivalent Thrombin Inhibitors – Studying the Effect of Linker Length and Glycosylation on Their Function

2016 / Chemical Biology and Drug Design

HirudinP6 is a glycosylated and sulfated high affinity thrombin inhibitory protein isolated from Hirudineria manillensis. In this study, designing of novel …

Leah Pandiscia, PhD

Dissecting the structure-function relationship of a fungicidal peptide derived from the constant region of human immunoglobulins

2016 / Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy

Synthetic peptides encompassing sequences related to the complementarity-determining regions of antibodies or derived from their constant region (Fc peptides) were …

Leah Pandiscia, PhD