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    Francis, Matthew

    TitleChemist Faculty
    SchoolLawrence Berkeley National Lab
    DepartmentMaterials Sciences
    Address1 Cyclotron Road
    Berkeley CA 94720
    Phone510/643-9915

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      1. ElSohly AM, Netirojjanakul C, Aanei IL, Jager A, Bendall SC, Farkas ME, Nolan GP, Francis MB. Synthetically Modified Viral Capsids as Versatile Carriers for Use in Antibody-Based Cell Targeting. Bioconjug Chem. 2015 Aug 19; 26(8):1590-6.
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      2. ElSohly AM, Francis MB. Development of Oxidative Coupling Strategies for Site-Selective Protein Modification. Acc Chem Res. 2015 Jul 21; 48(7):1971-8.
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      3. Noriega R, Finley DT, Haberstroh J, Geissler PL, Francis MB, Ginsberg NS. Manipulating Excited-State Dynamics of Individual Light-Harvesting Chromophores through Restricted Motions in a Hydrated Nanoscale Protein Cavity. J Phys Chem B. 2015 Jun 11; 119(23):6963-73.
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      4. Glasgow JE, Asensio MA, Jakobson CM, Francis MB, Tullman-Ercek D. Influence of Electrostatics on Small Molecule Flux through a Protein Nanoreactor. ACS Synth Biol. 2015 Sep 18; 4(9):1011-9.
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      5. Knight AS, Zhou EY, Francis MB, Zuckermann RN. Sequence Programmable Peptoid Polymers for Diverse Materials Applications. Adv Mater. 2015 Oct; 27(38):5665-91.
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      6. MacDonald JI, Munch HK, Moore T, Francis MB. One-step site-specific modification of native proteins with 2-pyridinecarboxyaldehydes. Nat Chem Biol. 2015 May; 11(5):326-31.
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      7. Palla KS, Witus LS, Mackenzie KJ, Netirojjanakul C, Francis MB. Optimization and Expansion of a Site-Selective N-Methylpyridinium-4-carboxaldehyde-Mediated Transamination for Bacterially Expressed Proteins. J Am Chem Soc. 2015 Jan 28; 137(3):1123-9.
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      8. Bernard JM, Francis MB. Chemical strategies for the covalent modification of filamentous phage. Front Microbiol. 2014; 5:734.
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      9. Capehart SL, ElSohly AM, Obermeyer AC, Francis MB. Bioconjugation of Gold Nanoparticles through the Oxidative Coupling of ortho-Aminophenols and Anilines. Bioconjug Chem. 2014 Oct 15; 25(10):1888-92.
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      10. El Muslemany KM, Twite AA, ElSohly AM, Obermeyer AC, Mathies RA, Francis MB. Photoactivated Bioconjugation Between ortho-Azidophenols and Anilines: A Facile Approach to Biomolecular Photopatterning. J Am Chem Soc. 2014 Sep 10; 136(36):12600-6.
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      11. Wang D, Capehart SL, Pal S, Liu M, Zhang L, Schuck PJ, Liu Y, Yan H, Francis MB, De Yoreo JJ. Hierarchical assembly of plasmonic nanostructures using virus capsid scaffolds on DNA origami templates. ACS Nano. 2014 Aug 26; 8(8):7896-904.
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      12. Mackenzie KJ, Francis MB. Effects of NIPAm polymer additives on the enzymatic hydrolysis of Avicel and pretreated Miscanthus. Biotechnol Bioeng. 2014 Sep; 111(9):1792-800.
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      13. Obermeyer AC, Jarman JB, Francis MB. N-Terminal Modification of Proteins with o-Aminophenols. J Am Chem Soc. 2014 Jul 9; 136(27):9572-9.
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      14. Obermeyer AC, Capehart SL, Jarman JB, Francis MB. Multivalent viral capsids with internal cargo for fibrin imaging. PLoS One. 2014; 9(6):e100678.
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      15. Garimella PD, Meldrum T, Witus LS, Smith M, Bajaj VS, Wemmer DE, Francis MB, Pines A. Hyperpolarized Xenon-Based Molecular Sensors for Label-Free Detection of analytes. J Am Chem Soc. 2014 Jan 8; 136(1):164-8.
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      16. Obermeyer AC, Jarman JB, Netirojjanakul C, El Muslemany K, Francis MB. Mild Bioconjugation Through the Oxidative Coupling of ortho-Aminophenols and Anilines with Ferricyanide. Angew Chem Int Ed Engl. 2014 Jan 20; 53(4):1057-61.
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      17. Knight AS, Zhou EY, Pelton JG, Francis MB. Selective Chromium(VI) Ligands Identified Using Combinatorial Peptoid Libraries. J Am Chem Soc. 2013 Nov 20; 135(46):17488-93.
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      18. Witus LS, Netirojjanakul C, Palla KS, Muehl EM, Weng CH, Iavarone AT, Francis MB. Site-Specific Protein Transamination Using N-Methylpyridinium-4-carboxaldehyde. J Am Chem Soc. 2013 Nov 13; 135(45):17223-9.
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      19. Sack JT, Stephanopoulos N, Austin DC, Francis MB, Trimmer JS. Antibody-guided photoablation of voltage-gated potassium currents. J Gen Physiol. 2013 Sep; 142(3):315-24.
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      20. Hsiao SC, Liu H, Holstlaw TA, Liu C, Francis CY, Francis MB. Real time assays for quantifying cytotoxicity with single cell resolution. PLoS One. 2013; 8(6):e66739.
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      21. Palaniappan KK, Ramirez RM, Bajaj VS, Wemmer DE, Pines A, Francis MB. Molecular imaging of cancer cells using a bacteriophage-based 129Xe NMR biosensor. Angew Chem Int Ed Engl. 2013 Apr 26; 52(18):4849-53.
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      22. Coyle MP, Xu Q, Chiang S, Francis MB, Groves JT. DNA-Mediated Assembly of Protein Heterodimers on Membrane Surfaces. J Am Chem Soc. 2013 Apr 3; 135(13):5012-6.
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      23. Capehart SL, Coyle MP, Glasgow JE, Francis MB. Controlled integration of gold nanoparticles and organic fluorophores using synthetically modified MS2 viral capsids. J Am Chem Soc. 2013 Feb 27; 135(8):3011-6.
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      24. Mackenzie KJ, Francis MB. Recyclable thermoresponsive polymer-cellulase bioconjugates for biomass depolymerization. J Am Chem Soc. 2013 Jan 9; 135(1):293-300.
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      25. Farkas ME, Aanei IL, Behrens CR, Tong GJ, Murphy ST, O'Neil JP, Francis MB. PET Imaging and biodistribution of chemically modified bacteriophage MS2. Mol Pharm. 2013 Jan 7; 10(1):69-76.
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      26. Glasgow JE, Capehart SL, Francis MB, Tullman-Ercek D. Osmolyte-mediated encapsulation of proteins inside MS2 viral capsids. ACS Nano. 2012 Oct 23; 6(10):8658-64.
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      27. Carrico ZM, Farkas ME, Zhou Y, Hsiao SC, Marks JD, Chokhawala H, Clark DS, Francis MB. N-Terminal labeling of filamentous phage to create cancer marker imaging agents. ACS Nano. 2012 Aug 28; 6(8):6675-80.
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      28. Stevens TK, Palaniappan KK, Ramirez RM, Francis MB, Wemmer DE, Pines A. HyperCEST detection of a 129Xe-based contrast agent composed of cryptophane-A molecular cages on a bacteriophage scaffold. Magn Reson Med. 2013 May; 69(5):1245-52.
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      29. Onoe H, Hsiao SC, Douglas ES, Gartner ZJ, Bertozzi CR, Francis MB, Mathies RA. Cellular microfabrication: observing intercellular interactions using lithographically-defined DNA capture sequences. Langmuir. 2012 May 29; 28(21):8120-6.
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      30. Twite AA, Hsiao SC, Onoe H, Mathies RA, Francis MB. Direct attachment of microbial organisms to material surfaces through sequence-specific DNA hybridization. Adv Mater. 2012 May 8; 24(18):2380-5.
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      31. Stephanopoulos N, Francis MB. Choosing an effective protein bioconjugation strategy. Nat Chem Biol. 2011 Dec; 7(12):876-84.
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      32. Seim KL, Obermeyer AC, Francis MB. Oxidative modification of native protein residues using cerium(IV) ammonium nitrate. J Am Chem Soc. 2011 Oct 26; 133(42):16970-6.
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      33. Behrens CR, Hooker JM, Obermeyer AC, Romanini DW, Katz EM, Francis MB. Rapid chemoselective bioconjugation through oxidative coupling of anilines and aminophenols. J Am Chem Soc. 2011 Oct 19; 133(41):16398-401.
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      34. Garimella PD, Datta A, Romanini DW, Raymond KN, Francis MB. Multivalent, high-relaxivity MRI contrast agents using rigid cysteine-reactive gadolinium complexes. J Am Chem Soc. 2011 Sep 21; 133(37):14704-9.
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      35. Witus LS, Francis MB. Using synthetically modified proteins to make new materials. Acc Chem Res. 2011 Sep 20; 44(9):774-83.
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      36. Dedeo MT, Finley DT, Francis MB. Viral capsids as self-assembling templates for new materials. Prog Mol Biol Transl Sci. 2011; 103:353-92.
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      37. Francis MB, Carrico IS. New frontiers in protein bioconjugation. Curr Opin Chem Biol. 2010 Dec; 14(6):771-3.
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      38. Witus LS, Moore T, Thuronyi BW, Esser-Kahn AP, Scheck RA, Iavarone AT, Francis MB. Identification of highly reactive sequences for PLP-mediated bioconjugation using a combinatorial peptide library. J Am Chem Soc. 2010 Dec 1; 132(47):16812-7.
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      39. Stephanopoulos N, Tong GJ, Hsiao SC, Francis MB. Dual-surface modified virus capsids for targeted delivery of photodynamic agents to cancer cells. ACS Nano. 2010 Oct 26; 4(10):6014-20.
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      40. Holder PG, Finley DT, Stephanopoulos N, Walton R, Clark DS, Francis MB. Dramatic thermal stability of virus-polymer conjugates in hydrophobic solvents. Langmuir. 2010 Nov 16; 26(22):17383-8.
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      41. Esser-Kahn AP, Trang V, Francis MB. Incorporation of antifreeze proteins into polymer coatings using site-selective bioconjugation. J Am Chem Soc. 2010 Sep 29; 132(38):13264-9.
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      42. Stephanopoulos N, Liu M, Tong GJ, Li Z, Liu Y, Yan H, Francis MB. Immobilization and one-dimensional arrangement of virus capsids with nanoscale precision using DNA origami. Nano Lett. 2010 Jul 14; 10(7):2714-20.
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      43. Witus LS, Francis M. Site-Specific Protein Bioconjugation via a Pyridoxal 5'-Phosphate-Mediated N-Terminal Transamination Reaction. Curr Protoc Chem Biol. 2010 Jun 1; 2(2):125-34.
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      44. Crochet AP, Kabir MM, Francis MB, Paavola CD. Site-selective dual modification of periplasmic binding proteins for sensing applications. Biosens Bioelectron. 2010 Sep 15; 26(1):55-61.
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      45. Meldrum T, Seim KL, Bajaj VS, Palaniappan KK, Wu W, Francis MB, Wemmer DE, Pines A. A xenon-based molecular sensor assembled on an MS2 viral capsid scaffold. J Am Chem Soc. 2010 May 5; 132(17):5936-7.
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      46. Miller RA, Stephanopoulos N, McFarland JM, Rosko AS, Geissler PL, Francis MB. Impact of assembly state on the defect tolerance of TMV-based light harvesting arrays. J Am Chem Soc. 2010 May 5; 132(17):6068-74.
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      47. Dedeo MT, Duderstadt KE, Berger JM, Francis MB. Nanoscale protein assemblies from a circular permutant of the tobacco mosaic virus. Nano Lett. 2010 Jan; 10(1):181-6.
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      48. Tong GJ, Hsiao SC, Carrico ZM, Francis MB. Viral capsid DNA aptamer conjugates as multivalent cell-targeting vehicles. J Am Chem Soc. 2009 Aug 12; 131(31):11174-8.
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      49. Hsiao SC, Shum BJ, Onoe H, Douglas ES, Gartner ZJ, Mathies RA, Bertozzi CR, Francis MB. Direct cell surface modification with DNA for the capture of primary cells and the investigation of myotube formation on defined patterns. Langmuir. 2009 Jun 16; 25(12):6985-91.
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      50. Antos JM, McFarland JM, Iavarone AT, Francis MB. Chemoselective tryptophan labeling with rhodium carbenoids at mild pH. J Am Chem Soc. 2009 May 6; 131(17):6301-8.
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      51. Douglas ES, Hsiao SC, Onoe H, Bertozzi CR, Francis MB, Mathies RA. DNA-barcode directed capture and electrochemical metabolic analysis of single mammalian cells on a microelectrode array. Lab Chip. 2009 Jul 21; 9(14):2010-5.
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      52. Wu W, Hsiao SC, Carrico ZM, Francis MB. Genome-free viral capsids as multivalent carriers for taxol delivery. Angew Chem Int Ed Engl. 2009; 48(50):9493-7.
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      53. Stephanopoulos N, Carrico ZM, Francis MB. Nanoscale integration of sensitizing chromophores and porphyrins with bacteriophage MS2. Angew Chem Int Ed Engl. 2009; 48(50):9498-502.
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      54. Toriello NM, Douglas ES, Thaitrong N, Hsiao SC, Francis MB, Bertozzi CR, Mathies RA. Integrated microfluidic bioprocessor for single-cell gene expression analysis. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2008 Dec 23; 105(51):20173-8.
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      55. Esser-Kahn AP, Iavarone AT, Francis MB. Metallothionein-cross-linked hydrogels for the selective removal of heavy metals from water. J Am Chem Soc. 2008 Nov 26; 130(47):15820-2.
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      56. Scheck RA, Dedeo MT, Iavarone AT, Francis MB. Optimization of a biomimetic transamination reaction. J Am Chem Soc. 2008 Sep 3; 130(35):11762-70.
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      57. McFarland JM, Joshi NS, Francis MB. Characterization of a three-component coupling reaction on proteins by isotopic labeling and nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy. J Am Chem Soc. 2008 Jun 18; 130(24):7639-44.
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      58. Ma YZ, Miller RA, Fleming GR, Francis MB. Energy transfer dynamics in light-harvesting assemblies templated by the tobacco mosaic virus coat protein. J Phys Chem B. 2008 Jun 5; 112(22):6887-92.
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      59. Hooker JM, O'Neil JP, Romanini DW, Taylor SE, Francis MB. Genome-free viral capsids as carriers for positron emission tomography radiolabels. Mol Imaging Biol. 2008 Jul-Aug; 10(4):182-91.
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      60. Chung SW, Presley AD, Elhadj S, Hok S, Hah SS, Chernov AA, Francis MB, Eaton BE, Feldheim DL, DeYoreo JJ. Scanning probe-based fabrication of 3D nanostructures via affinity templates, functional RNA, and meniscus-mediated surface remodeling. Scanning. 2008 Mar-Apr; 30(2):159-71.
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      61. Datta A, Hooker JM, Botta M, Francis MB, Aime S, Raymond KN. High relaxivity gadolinium hydroxypyridonate-viral capsid conjugates: nanosized MRI contrast agents. J Am Chem Soc. 2008 Feb 27; 130(8):2546-52.
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      62. Carrico ZM, Romanini DW, Mehl RA, Francis MB. Oxidative coupling of peptides to a virus capsid containing unnatural amino acids. Chem Commun (Camb). 2008 Mar 14; (10):1205-7.
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      63. Esser-Kahn AP, Francis MB. Protein-cross-linked polymeric materials through site-selective bioconjugation. Angew Chem Int Ed Engl. 2008; 47(20):3751-4.
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      64. Hsiao SC, Crow AK, Lam WA, Bertozzi CR, Fletcher DA, Francis MB. DNA-coated AFM cantilevers for the investigation of cell adhesion and the patterning of live cells. Angew Chem Int Ed Engl. 2008; 47(44):8473-7.
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      65. Romanini DW, Francis MB. Attachment of peptide building blocks to proteins through tyrosine bioconjugation. Bioconjug Chem. 2008 Jan; 19(1):153-7.
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      66. Francis MB, Doudna Cate JH. Chemical biology at Berkeley. ACS Chem Biol. 2007 Nov 20; 2(11):702-5.
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      67. Douglas ES, Chandra RA, Bertozzi CR, Mathies RA, Francis MB. Self-assembled cellular microarrays patterned using DNA barcodes. Lab Chip. 2007 Nov; 7(11):1442-8.
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      68. Hooker JM, Datta A, Botta M, Raymond KN, Francis MB. Magnetic resonance contrast agents from viral capsid shells: a comparison of exterior and interior cargo strategies. Nano Lett. 2007 Aug; 7(8):2207-10.
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      69. Kovacs EW, Hooker JM, Romanini DW, Holder PG, Berry KE, Francis MB. Dual-surface-modified bacteriophage MS2 as an ideal scaffold for a viral capsid-based drug delivery system. Bioconjug Chem. 2007 Jul-Aug; 18(4):1140-7.
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      70. Johnson HR, Hooker JM, Francis MB, Clark DS. Solubilization and stabilization of bacteriophage MS2 in organic solvents. Biotechnol Bioeng. 2007 Jun 1; 97(2):224-34.
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      71. Scheck RA, Francis MB. Regioselective labeling of antibodies through N-terminal transamination. ACS Chem Biol. 2007 Apr 24; 2(4):247-51.
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      72. Miller RA, Presley AD, Francis MB. Self-assembling light-harvesting systems from synthetically modified tobacco mosaic virus coat proteins. J Am Chem Soc. 2007 Mar 21; 129(11):3104-9.
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      73. Holder PG, Francis MB. Integration of a self-assembling protein scaffold with water-soluble single-walled carbon nanotubes. Angew Chem Int Ed Engl. 2007; 46(23):4370-3.
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      74. Hooker JM, Esser-Kahn AP, Francis MB. Modification of aniline containing proteins using an oxidative coupling strategy. J Am Chem Soc. 2006 Dec 13; 128(49):15558-9.
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      75. Gilmore JM, Scheck RA, Esser-Kahn AP, Joshi NS, Francis MB. N-terminal protein modification through a biomimetic transamination reaction. Angew Chem Int Ed Engl. 2006 Aug 11; 45(32):5307-11.
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      76. Nguyen T, Joshi NS, Francis MB. An affinity-based method for the purification of fluorescently-labeled biomolecules. Bioconjug Chem. 2006 Jul-Aug; 17(4):869-72.
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      77. Antos JM, Francis MB. Transition metal catalyzed methods for site-selective protein modification. Curr Opin Chem Biol. 2006 Jun; 10(3):253-62.
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      78. Tilley SD, Francis MB. Tyrosine-selective protein alkylation using pi-allylpalladium complexes. J Am Chem Soc. 2006 Feb 1; 128(4):1080-1.
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      79. Chandra RA, Douglas ES, Mathies RA, Bertozzi CR, Francis MB. Programmable cell adhesion encoded by DNA hybridization. Angew Chem Int Ed Engl. 2006 Jan 30; 45(6):896-901.
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      80. McFarland JM, Francis MB. Reductive alkylation of proteins using iridium catalyzed transfer hydrogenation. J Am Chem Soc. 2005 Oct 5; 127(39):13490-1.
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      81. Schlick TL, Ding Z, Kovacs EW, Francis MB. Dual-surface modification of the tobacco mosaic virus. J Am Chem Soc. 2005 Mar 23; 127(11):3718-23.
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      82. Joshi NS, Whitaker LR, Francis MB. A three-component Mannich-type reaction for selective tyrosine bioconjugation. J Am Chem Soc. 2004 Dec 15; 126(49):15942-3.
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      83. Antos JM, Francis MB. Selective tryptophan modification with rhodium carbenoids in aqueous solution. J Am Chem Soc. 2004 Aug 25; 126(33):10256-7.
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      84. Hooker JM, Kovacs EW, Francis MB. Interior surface modification of bacteriophage MS2. J Am Chem Soc. 2004 Mar 31; 126(12):3718-9.
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      85. Nguyen T, Francis MB. Practical synthetic route to functionalized rhodamine dyes. Org Lett. 2003 Sep 4; 5(18):3245-8.
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      86. Goh SL, Francis MB, Fréchet JM. Self-assembled oligonucleotide-polyester dendrimers. Chem Commun (Camb). 2002 Dec 21; (24):2954-5.
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      87. Francis MB, Jamison TF, Jacobsen EN. Combinatorial libraries of transition-metal complexes, catalysts and materials. Curr Opin Chem Biol. 1998 Jun; 2(3):422-8.
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      88. Taylor S, Francis M, Sawyer C. Preliminary assessment of the Dex Frame for assisting children with specific learning difficulties. Ophthalmic Physiol Opt. 1992 Jul; 12(3):386-9.
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