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Agglomeration of Escherichia coli with positively charged nanoparticles can lead to artifacts in a standard Caenorhabditis elegans toxicity assay

April 19, 2018
Author(s)
Shannon Hanna, Antonio Montoro Bustos, Alexander W. Peterson, Vytas Reipa, Leona D. Scanlan, Sanem Hosbas Coskun, Tae Joon Cho, Monique Johnson, Vincent A. Hackley, Bryant C. Nelson, Michael R. Winchester, John T. Elliott, Elijah Petersen
The increased use and incorporation of engineered nanoparticles (ENPs) in consumer products requires a robust assessment of their potential environmental implications. However, a lack of standardized methods for nanotoxicity testing has yielded results

Large Field of View Quantitative Phase Imaging of Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells and Optical Pathlength Reference Materials

February 23, 2018
Author(s)
Edward J. Kwee, Alexander W. Peterson, Jeffrey R. Stinson, Michael W. Halter, Liya Yu, Michael P. Majurski, Joe Chalfoun, Peter Bajcsy, John T. Elliott
Induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) are reprogrammed cells that can have heterogeneous biological potential. Quality assurance metrics of reprogrammed iPSCs will be critical to ensure reliable use in cell therapies and personalized diagnostic tests. We

Surface plasmon resonance microscopy: achieving a quantitative optical response

September 8, 2016
Author(s)
Alexander W. Peterson, Michael W. Halter, Anne L. Plant, John T. Elliott
Surface plasmon resonance imaging (SPRI) allows real-time label-free imaging based on index of refraction, and changes in index of refraction at an interface. SPRI can be carried out on a microscope by launching light into a sample, and collecting

High Resolution Surface Plasmon Resonance Imaging for Single Cells

December 1, 2014
Author(s)
Alexander W. Peterson, Michael W. Halter, Alessandro Tona, Anne L. Plant
Background Surface plasmon resonance imaging (SPRI) is a label-free technique that can image refractive index changes at an interface. We have previously shown that SPRI can be used to study the dynamics of cell-substratum interactions. However

Controlled Chemistry for Studying Combined Effects of Extracellular Matrix Proteins

April 22, 2013
Author(s)
Antony K. Chen, Frank W. DelRio, Alexander W. Peterson, Koo-Hyun Chung, Kiran Bhadriraju, Anne L. Plant
The extracellular matrix (ECM) consists of a complex mixture of biochemical and physical stimuli that together regulate cell behavior. Previously we showed that films composed of Type I collagen fibrils induce reproducible and physiologically relevant cell

Selective Binding of RNAse B Glycoforms by Polydopamine-immobilized Concanavalin A

June 10, 2009
Author(s)
Todd A. Morris, Alexander W. Peterson, Michael J. Tarlov
Glycoanalysis is important in the manufacture and quality control of protein therapeutics. An emerging method for glycoanalysis is the use of lectin arrays. Critical to the performance of these arrays is the immobilization of the lectin molecules

Surface plasmon resonance imaging of cells and surface-associated fibronectin

February 26, 2009
Author(s)
Alexander W. Peterson, Michael W. Halter, Alessandro Tona, Kiran Bhadriraju, Anne L. Plant
Background A critical challenge in cell biology is quantifying the interactions of cells with their extracellular matrix (ECM) environment and the active remodeling by cells of their ECM. Fluorescence microscopy is a commonly employed technique for

Epitope Selection of Monoclonal Antibodies for Interleukin-4 Quantification Using Suspension Arrays and Forward-Phase Protein Microarrays

December 6, 2007
Author(s)
Lili Wang, Kenneth D. Cole, Hua-Jun He, Alexander W. Peterson, Adolfas K. Gaigalas, Y Zong
A recombinant mouse interleukin-4 (IL-4) and three different purified rat anti-mouse IL-4 monoclonal antibodies (Mab) with different epitopes were employed as a model system. This system was used to examine monoclonal antibody effectiveness using both