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Biologic and Materials Sciences and Division of Prosthodontics

Kuroda Lab Publications

  • Sovadinova, I.; Palermo, E. F.; Urban, M.; Mpiga, P.; Caputo, G. A.; Kuroda, K.; "Activity and Mechanism of Antimicrobial Peptide-Mimetic Amphiphilic Polymethacrylate Derivatives." Polymers, 2011, 3, 1512-1532. 
  • Oda, Y.; Kanaoka, S.; Sato, T.; Aoshima, S.; Kuroda, K.; "Block versus Random Amphiphilic Copolymers as Antibacterial Agents." Biomacro., 2011, 12(10), 3581-3591. 
  • Han, H.; Wu, J.; Avery, C.W.; Mizutani, M.; Jiang, X.; Kamigaito, M.; Chen, Z.; Xi, C.; Kuroda, K.; "Immobilization of Amphiphilic Polycations by Catechol Functionality for Antimicrobial Coatings." Langmuir, 2011, 27(7), 4010-4019.  
  • Zimmerman, L. B.; Worley, B. V.; Palermo, E. F.; Brender, J. R.; Lee, K.; Kuroda, K.; Ramamoorthy, A.; Meyerhoff, M.E.; "Absorbance-Based Assay for Membrane Disruption by Antimicrobial Peptides and Synthetic Copolymers Using Pyrroloquinoline Quinone-Loaded Liposomes." Anal. Biochem., 2011, 411, 194-199. Palermo, E and Kuroda, K, Biomacromolecules, 2009, accepted (in press)
  • Avery, C. W.; Palermo, E. F.; McLaughlin, A.; Kuroda, K.; Chen, Z.; "Investigations of the Interactions between Synthetic Antimicrobial Polymers and Substrate-Supported Lipid Bilayers Using Sum Frequency Generation Vibrational Spectroscopy." Anal. Chem., 2011, 83(4), 1342-1349.
  • Palermo, Edmund F.; Lee, Dong-Kuk; Ramamoorthy, Ayyalusamy; Kuroda, Kenichi; "Role of Cationic Group Structure in Membrane Binding and Disruption by Amphiphilic Copolymers." J. Phys. Chem. B., 2011,115(2), 366-375.
  • Sovadinova, Iva.;Palermo, Edmund F.; Huang, Rui; Thoma, Laura M.; Kuroda, Kenichi. "Mechanism of Polymer-Induced Hemolysis: Nanosized Pore Formation and Osmotic Lysis." Biomacro., 2011, 12 (1), 260-268.
  • Palermo, Edmund F.; Kuroda, Kenichi. "Structural determinants of antimicrobial activity in polymers which mimic host defense peptides." Appl. Microbiol. Biotechnol., 2010, 87 (5), 1605-1615.
  • Lamboy, J. A.; Arter, J. A.; Knopp, K. A.; Der, D.; Overstreet, C. M.; Palermo, E. F.; Urakami, H.; Yu, T.; Tezgel, O.; Tew, G. N.; Guan, Z.; Kuroda, K.; Weiss, G. A. "Phage Wrapping with Cationic Polymers Eliminates Nonspecific Binding between M13 Phage and High pI Target Proteins." J. Amer. Chem. Soc.,2009, 131(45), 16454-16460.
  • Palermo, E.F.; Sovadinova, I.; Kuroda, K. "Structural Determinants of Antimicrobial Activity and Biocompatibility in Membrane-Disrupting Methacrylamide Random Copolymers." Biomacro., 2009, 10, 3098-3107.
  • Palermo, E.F.; Kuroda, K. "Chemical Structure of Cationic Groups in Amphiphilic Polymethacrylates Modulates the Antimicrobial and Hemolytic Activities." Biomacro., 2009, 10, 1416-1428.


Previous Publications:

  • Kuroda, K.; Caputo, G. A.; DeGrado, W.F. "The Role of Hydrophobicity in the Antimicrobial and Hemolytic Activities of Polymethacrylate Derivatives." Chem. Eur. J., 2009, 15, 1123-1133.
  • Ivanov, I.; Vemparala, S.; Pophristic V.; Kuroda, K.; DeGrado, W. F.; McCammon, J. A. and Klein, M. L. "Characterization of non-biological antimicrobial polymers in aqueous solution and at water-lipid interfaces from all atom molecular dynamics, " J Amer. Chem. Soc., 2006, 128, 1778.
  • Kuroda, K. and DeGrado, W. F. "Amphiphilic polymethacrylate derivatives as antimicrobial agents," J Amer. Chem. Soc., 2005, 127, 4128.
  • Kuroda, K. and Swager, T.M. "Fluorescent semiconducting polymer conjugates of poly(N-isopropylacrylamide for thermal precipitation assays," Macromolecules, 2004, 37, 716.
  • Kuroda, K. and Swager, T.M. "Synthesis of a nonionic water soluble semiconductive polymer," Chem. Comm. 2003, 26.


Review Article:

  • Kuroda, K. and Swager, T. M. "Self-amplifying sensory materials: Energy migration in polymer semiconductors," Macromol. Symp. 2003, 201, 127.