Kenneth P. Tai, Ph.D. - Publications

Affiliations: 
2012 Genetic, Molecular, and Cell Biology University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, United States 
Area:
Biochemistry, Microbiology Biology, Pathology

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2015 Tai KP, Kamdar K, Yamaki J, Le VV, Tran D, Tran P, Selsted ME, Ouellette AJ, Wong-Beringer A. Microbicidal effects of α- and θ-defensins against antibiotic-resistant Staphylococcus aureus and Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Innate Immunity. 21: 17-29. PMID 24345876 DOI: 10.1177/1753425913514784  0.76
2014 Tai KP, Le VV, Selsted ME, Ouellette AJ. Hydrophobic determinants of α-defensin bactericidal activity. Infection and Immunity. 82: 2195-202. PMID 24614658 DOI: 10.1128/IAI.01414-13  0.76
2012 Burkhardt AM, Tai KP, Flores-Guiterrez JP, Vilches-Cisneros N, Kamdar K, Barbosa-Quintana O, Valle-Rios R, Hevezi PA, Zuñiga J, Selman M, Ouellette AJ, Zlotnik A. CXCL17 is a mucosal chemokine elevated in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis that exhibits broad antimicrobial activity. Journal of Immunology (Baltimore, Md. : 1950). 188: 6399-406. PMID 22611239 DOI: 10.4049/jimmunol.1102903  0.76
2012 Schmidt NW, Tai KP, Kamdar K, Mishra A, Lai GH, Zhao K, Ouellette AJ, Wong GC. Arginine in α-defensins: differential effects on bactericidal activity correspond to geometry of membrane curvature generation and peptide-lipid phase behavior. The Journal of Biological Chemistry. 287: 21866-72. PMID 22566697 DOI: 10.1074/jbc.M112.358721  0.76
2011 Garcia AE, Tai KP, Puttamadappa SS, Shekhtman A, Ouellette AJ, Camarero JA. Biosynthesis and antimicrobial evaluation of backbone-cyclized α-defensins. Biochemistry. 50: 10508-19. PMID 22040603 DOI: 10.1021/bi201430f  0.76
2011 Schmidt NW, Mishra A, Lai GH, Davis M, Sanders LK, Tran D, Garcia A, Tai KP, McCray PB, Ouellette AJ, Selsted ME, Wong GC. Criterion for amino acid composition of defensins and antimicrobial peptides based on geometry of membrane destabilization. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 133: 6720-7. PMID 21473577 DOI: 10.1021/ja200079a  0.76
2011 Mishra A, Tai KP, Schmidt NW, Ouellette AJ, Wong GC. Small-angle X-ray scattering studies of peptide-lipid interactions using the mouse paneth cell α-defensin cryptdin-4. Methods in Enzymology. 492: 127-49. PMID 21333790 DOI: 10.1016/B978-0-12-381268-1.00016-1  0.76
2010 Figueredo S, Mastroianni JR, Tai KP, Ouellette AJ. Expression and purification of recombinant alpha-defensins and alpha-defensin precursors in Escherichia coli. Methods in Molecular Biology (Clifton, N.J.). 618: 47-60. PMID 20094857 DOI: 10.1007/978-1-60761-594-1_4  0.76
2008 Vasudevan S, Yuan J, Osapay G, Tran P, Tai K, Liang W, Kumar V, Selsted ME, Cocco MJ. Synthesis, structure, and activities of an oral mucosal alpha-defensin from rhesus macaque. The Journal of Biological Chemistry. 283: 35869-77. PMID 18930922 DOI: 10.1074/jbc.M806915200  0.76
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