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Richard M. Epand

1 R.M.E.

Department of Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences

McMaster University




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  • 1 R.M.E., Department of Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada. 2000 - 2011


  1. Functional studies of cochleate assemblies of an oligo-acyl-lysyl with lipid mixtures for combating bacterial multidrug resistance. Sarig, H., Ohana, D., Epand, R.F., Mor, A., Epand, R.M. FASEB J. (2011) [Pubmed]
  2. Depolarization, bacterial membrane composition, and the antimicrobial action of ceragenins. Epand, R.F., Pollard, J.E., Wright, J.O., Savage, P.B., Epand, R.M. Antimicrob. Agents Chemother. (2010) [Pubmed]
  3. Cholesterol interaction with proteins that partition into membrane domains: an overview. Epand, R.M., Thomas, A., Brasseur, R., Epand, R.F. Subcell. Biochem. (2010) [Pubmed]
  4. Lipid clustering by three homologous arginine-rich antimicrobial peptides is insensitive to amino acid arrangement and induced secondary structure. Epand, R.M., Epand, R.F., Arnusch, C.J., Papahadjopoulos-Sternberg, B., Wang, G., Shai, Y. Biochim. Biophys. Acta (2010) [Pubmed]
  5. Lipid domains in bacterial membranes and the action of antimicrobial agents. Epand, R.M., Epand, R.F. Biochim. Biophys. Acta (2009) [Pubmed]
  6. Association of phosphatidic acid with the bovine mitochondrial ADP/ATP carrier. Epand, R.M., Epand, R.F., Berno, B., Pelosi, L., Brandolin, G. Biochemistry (2009) [Pubmed]
  7. Domains in bacterial membranes and the action of antimicrobial agents. Epand, R.M., Epand, R.F. Mol. Biosyst (2009) [Pubmed]
  8. Anti-inflammatory peptides grab on to the whiskers of atherogenic oxidized lipids. Epand, R.F., Mishra, V.K., Palgunachari, M.N., Anantharamaiah, G.M., Epand, R.M. Biochim. Biophys. Acta (2009) [Pubmed]
  9. Cell-wall interactions and the selective bacteriostatic activity of a miniature oligo-acyl-lysyl. Epand, R.F., Sarig, H., Mor, A., Epand, R.M. Biophys. J. (2009) [Pubmed]
  10. Proteins and cholesterol-rich domains. Epand, R.M. Biochim. Biophys. Acta (2008) [Pubmed]
  11. Ceragenins (cationic steroid compounds), a novel class of antimicrobial agents. Epand, R.M., Epand, R.F., Savage, P.B. Drug News Perspect. (2008) [Pubmed]
  12. Bacterial membranes as predictors of antimicrobial potency. Epand, R.M., Rotem, S., Mor, A., Berno, B., Epand, R.F. J. Am. Chem. Soc. (2008) [Pubmed]
  13. Substrate chirality and specificity of diacylglycerol kinases and the multisubstrate lipid kinase. Epand, R.M., Shulga, Y.V., Timmons, H.C., Perri, A.L., Belani, J.D., Perinpanathan, K., Johnson-McIntire, L.B., Bajjalieh, S., Dicu, A.O., Elias, C., Rychnovsky, S.D., Topham, M.K. Biochemistry (2007) [Pubmed]
  14. Detecting the presence of membrane domains using DSC. Epand, R.M. Biophys. Chem. (2007) [Pubmed]
  15. Novel lipid transfer property of two mitochondrial proteins that bridge the inner and outer membranes. Epand, R.F., Schlattner, U., Wallimann, T., Lacombe, M.L., Epand, R.M. Biophys. J. (2007) [Pubmed]
  16. Cholesterol and the interaction of proteins with membrane domains. Epand, R.M. Prog. Lipid Res. (2006) [Pubmed]
  17. Caveolin scaffolding region and cholesterol-rich domains in membranes. Epand, R.M., Sayer, B.G., Epand, R.F. J. Mol. Biol. (2005) [Pubmed]
  18. Induction of raft-like domains by a myristoylated NAP-22 peptide and its Tyr mutant. Epand, R.F., Sayer, B.G., Epand, R.M. FEBS J. (2005) [Pubmed]
  19. The tryptophan-rich region of HIV gp41 and the promotion of cholesterol-rich domains. Epand, R.F., Sayer, B.G., Epand, R.M. Biochemistry (2005) [Pubmed]
  20. Phosphatidylcholine structure determines cholesterol solubility and lipid polymorphism. Epand, R.M., Epand, R.F., Hughes, D.W., Sayer, B.G., Borochov, N., Bach, D., Wachtel, E. Chem. Phys. Lipids (2005) [Pubmed]
  21. Role of chirality in peptide-induced formation of cholesterol-rich domains. Epand, R.M., Rychnovsky, S.D., Belani, J.D., Epand, R.F. Biochem. J. (2005) [Pubmed]
  22. Bacterial species selective toxicity of two isomeric alpha/beta-peptides: role of membrane lipids. Epand, R.F., Schmitt, M.A., Gellman, S.H., Sen, A., Auger, M., Hughes, D.W., Epand, R.M. Mol. Membr. Biol. (2005) [Pubmed]
  23. Fatty acids enhance membrane permeabilization by pro-apoptotic Bax. Epand, R.F., Martinou, J.C., Montessuit, S., Epand, R.M. Biochem. J. (2004) [Pubmed]
  24. Properties of polyunsaturated phosphatidylcholine membranes in the presence and absence of cholesterol. Epand, R.M., Epand, R.F., Bain, A.D., Sayer, B.G., Hughes, D.W. Magn. Reson. Chem (2004) [Pubmed]
  25. Cholesterol-dependent partitioning of PtdIns(4,5)P2 into membrane domains by the N-terminal fragment of NAP-22 (neuronal axonal myristoylated membrane protein of 22 kDa). Epand, R.M., Vuong, P., Yip, C.M., Maekawa, S., Epand, R.F. Biochem. J. (2004) [Pubmed]
  26. An apolipoprotein AI mimetic peptide: membrane interactions and the role of cholesterol. Epand, R.M., Epand, R.F., Sayer, B.G., Melacini, G., Palgulachari, M.N., Segrest, J.P., Anantharamaiah, G.M. Biochemistry (2004) [Pubmed]
  27. Antimicrobial 14-helical beta-peptides: potent bilayer disrupting agents. Epand, R.F., Raguse, T.L., Gellman, S.H., Epand, R.M. Biochemistry (2004) [Pubmed]
  28. Two homologous apolipoprotein AI mimetic peptides. Relationship between membrane interactions and biological activity. Epand, R.M., Epand, R.F., Sayer, B.G., Datta, G., Chaddha, M., Anantharamaiah, G.M. J. Biol. Chem. (2004) [Pubmed]
  29. Do proteins facilitate the formation of cholesterol-rich domains?. Epand, R.M. Biochim. Biophys. Acta (2004) [Pubmed]
  30. Non-raft forming sphingomyelin-cholesterol mixtures. Epand, R.M., Epand, R.F. Chem. Phys. Lipids (2004) [Pubmed]
  31. The alpha isoform of diacylglycerol kinase exhibits arachidonoyl specificity with alkylacylglycerol. Epand, R.M., Kam, A., Bridgelal, N., Saiga, A., Topham, M.K. Biochemistry (2004) [Pubmed]
  32. The arrangement of cholesterol in membranes and binding of NAP-22. Epand, R.M., Epand, R.F., Maekawa, S. Chem. Phys. Lipids (2003) [Pubmed]
  33. Interactions of the antimicrobial beta-peptide beta-17 with phospholipid vesicles differ from membrane interactions of magainins. Epand, R.F., Umezawa, N., Porter, E.A., Gellman, S.H., Epand, R.M. Eur. J. Biochem. (2003) [Pubmed]
  34. Cholesterol in bilayers of sphingomyelin or dihydrosphingomyelin at concentrations found in ocular lens membranes. Epand, R.M. Biophys. J. (2003) [Pubmed]
  35. Fusion peptides and the mechanism of viral fusion. Epand, R.M. Biochim. Biophys. Acta (2003) [Pubmed]
  36. Quaternary structure of the neuronal protein NAP-22 in aqueous solution. Epand, R.M., Braswell, E.H., Yip, C.M., Epand, R.F., Maekawa, S. Biochim. Biophys. Acta (2003) [Pubmed]
  37. Novel properties of cholesterol-dioleoylphosphatidylcholine mixtures. Epand, R.M., Hughes, D.W., Sayer, B.G., Borochov, N., Bach, D., Wachtel, E. Biochim. Biophys. Acta (2003) [Pubmed]
  38. Transbilayer lipid diffusion promoted by Bax: implications for apoptosis. Epand, R.F., Martinou, J.C., Montessuit, S., Epand, R.M. Biochemistry (2003) [Pubmed]
  39. Thermal denaturation of influenza virus and its relationship to membrane fusion. Epand, R.M., Epand, R.F. Biochem. J. (2002) [Pubmed]
  40. The apoptotic protein tBid promotes leakage by altering membrane curvature. Epand, R.F., Martinou, J.C., Fornallaz-Mulhauser, M., Hughes, D.W., Epand, R.M. J. Biol. Chem. (2002) [Pubmed]
  41. Membrane perturbations induced by the apoptotic Bax protein. Epand, R.F., Martinou, J.C., Montessuit, S., Epand, R.M. Biochem. J. (2002) [Pubmed]
  42. Properties of mixtures of cholesterol with phosphatidylcholine or with phosphatidylserine studied by (13)C magic angle spinning nuclear magnetic resonance. Epand, R.M., Bain, A.D., Sayer, B.G., Bach, D., Wachtel, E. Biophys. J. (2002) [Pubmed]
  43. Direct evidence for membrane pore formation by the apoptotic protein Bax. Epand, R.F., Martinou, J.C., Montessuit, S., Epand, R.M., Yip, C.M. Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. (2002) [Pubmed]
  44. Analogs of the antimicrobial peptide trichogin having opposite membrane properties. Epand, R.F., Epand, R.M., Formaggio, F., Crisma, M., Wu, H., Lehrer, R.I., Toniolo, C. Eur. J. Biochem. (2001) [Pubmed]
  45. Ligand-modulation of the stability of the glucose transporter GLUT 1. Epand, R.F., Epand, R.M., Jung, C.Y. Protein Sci. (2001) [Pubmed]
  46. Membrane interactions of mutated forms of the influenza fusion peptide. Epand, R.M., Epand, R.F., Martin, I., Ruysschaert, J.M. Biochemistry (2001) [Pubmed]
  47. Self-assembly of influenza hemagglutinin: studies of ectodomain aggregation by in situ atomic force microscopy. Epand, R.F., Yip, C.M., Chernomordik, L.V., LeDuc, D.L., Shin, Y.K., Epand, R.M. Biochim. Biophys. Acta (2001) [Pubmed]
  48. A new high-temperature transition of crystalline cholesterol in mixtures with phosphatidylserine. Epand, R.M., Bach, D., Epand, R.F., Borochov, N., Wachtel, E. Biophys. J. (2001) [Pubmed]
  49. Protein-induced formation of cholesterol-rich domains. Epand, R.M., Maekawa, S., Yip, C.M., Epand, R.F. Biochemistry (2001) [Pubmed]
  50. Modulation of membrane curvature by peptides. Epand, R.M., Epand, R.F. Biopolymers (2000) [Pubmed]
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