List of publications

Last update: 1-11-2011


  1. L. Prisbrey, J.-Y. Park, K. Blank, A. Moshar, E. D. Minot; Scanning probe techniques for engineering nanoelectronic devices. Microscopy Today, submitted
  2. T. G. Terentyeva, H. Engelkamp, T. Komatzusaki, A. E. Rowan, J. Hofkens, C. B. Li, K. Blank Dynamic Disorder in Single Enzyme Experiments: Facts and Artifacts.; ACS Nano, submitted
  3. L. Prisbrey, D. Roundy, K. Blank, L. Fifield, E. D. Minot; Device characteristics of carbon nanotubes with engineered single point defects. Journal of Physical Chemistry C, submitted
  4. T. G. Terentyeva, W. Van Rossom, M. Van der Auweraer, K. Blank, J. Hofkens (2011) Morpholinecarbonyl-Rhodamine 110 based Substrates for the Determination of Protease Activity with Accurate Kinetic Parameters. Bioconjugate Chemistry doi:10.1021/bc2001038
  5. I. J. Minten, V. I. Claessen, K. Blank, A. E. Rowan,, R. J. M. Nolte, J. J. L. M. Cornelissen (2011) Catalytic capsids: the art of confinement. Chemical Science 2:358-362
  6. J. L. Zimmermann, T. Nicolaus, G. Neuert, K. Blank (2010) Thiol-based, site-specific and covalent immobilization of biomolecules for single molecule experiments. Nature Protocols 5:975-985, doi:10.1038/nprot.2010.49
  7. V. I. Claessen, H. Engelkamp, P. C. M Christianen, J. C. Maan, R. J. M. Nolte, K. Blank, A. E. Rowan. (2010) Single-Biomolecule Kinetics: The Art of Studying a Single Enzyme. Annual Reviews of Analytical Chemistry 3:319-340, doi: 10.1146/annurev.anchem.111808.073638
  8. K. Blank, S. Rocha, G. De Cremer, M. B. J. Roeffaers, H. Uji-i, J. Hofkens (2009) Watching individual enzymes at work; in Single Molecule Spectroscopy in Chemistry, Physics and Biology: Nobel Symposium (Eds. A. Gräslund, R. Rigler, J. Widengren) chapter 25, pages 495-511; Springer Series in Chemical Physics 96, Springer, Berlin, doi:10.1007/978-3-642-02597-6_25
  9. H. Gumpp, E. M. Puchner, J. L. Zimmermann, U. Gerland, H. E. Gaub, K. Blank (2009) Triggering enzymatic activity with force. Nano Letters 9:3290-3295, doi:10.1021/nl9015705
  10. L. Frenz, K. Blank, E. Brouzes, A. D. Griffiths (2009) Reliable microfluidic on-chip incubation of droplets in delay-lines. Lab on a Chip 9:1344-1348, doi:10.1039/b816049j
  11. K. Blank, G. De Cremer, J. Hofkens. (2009) Fluorescence-based Analysis of Enzymes at the Single Molecule Level. Biotechnology Journal 4:465-479, doi:10.1002/biot.200800262
  12. J. Morfill, J. Neumann, K. Blank, U. Steinbach, E. Puchner, K. Gottschalk, H. E. Gaub. (2008) Force-Based Analysis of Multidimensional Energy Landscapes: Application of Dynamic Force Spectroscopy and Steered Molecular Dynamics Simulations to an Antibody-Peptide Complex. Journal of Molecular Biology 381:1253-1266, doi:10.1016/j.jmb.2008.06.065
  13. J. Morfill, K. Blank, C. Zahnd, B. Luginbühl, F. Kühner, K. Gottschalk, A. Plückthun, H. E. Gaub (2007) Affinity-Matured Recombinant Antibody Fragments Analyzed by Single Molecule Force Spectroscopy. Biophysical Journal 93:3585-3590, doi:10.1529/biophysj.107.112532
  14. J. Morfill, F. Kühner, K. Blank, R. A. Lugmaier, J. Sedlmair, H. E. Gaub (2007) B-S Transition in Short Oligonucleotides. Biophysical Journal 93:2400-2409, doi:10.1529/biophysj.107.106112
  15. F. Kühner, J. Morfill, R. Neher, K. Blank, H. E. Gaub (2007) Force Induced DNA Slippage. Biophysical Journal 92:2491-2497, doi:10.1529/biophysj.106.095836
  16. K. Blank, J. Morfill, H. E. Gaub (2006) Site-Specific Immobilization of Genetically Engineered Variants of Candida antarctica Lipase B. ChemBioChem 7:1349-1351, doi:10.1002/cbic.200600198
  17. K. Blank, J. Morfill, H. Gumpp, H. E. Gaub (2006) Functional expression of Candida antarctica Lipase B in Escherichia coli. Journal of Biotechnology 125:474-483, doi:10.1016/j.jbiotec.2006.04.004
  18. S. K. Kufer, H. Dietz, C. Albrecht, K. Blank, A. Kardinal, M. Rief, H. E. Gaub (2005) Covalent immobilization of recombinant fusion proteins with hAGT for single molecule force spectroscopy. European Biophysics Journal 35:72-78, doi:10.1007/s00249-005-0010-1
  19. K. Blank, A. Lankenau, T. Mai, S. Schiffmann, I. Gilbert, S. Hirler, C. Albrecht, M. Benoit, H. E. Gaub, H. Clausen-Schaumann (2004) Double-chip protein arrays: force based multiplex sandwich immunoassays with increased specificity. Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry 379:974-981, doi:10.1007/s00216-004-2607-0
  20. Gilbert, S. Schiffmann, S. Rubenwolf, K. Jensen, T. Mai, C. Albrecht, A. Lankenau, G. Beste, K. Blank, H. E. Gaub, H. Clausen-Schaumann (2004) Double chip protein arrays using recombinant single-chain Fv antibody fragments. Proteomics 4:1417-1420, doi:10.1002/pmic.200300736
  21. K. Blank, T. Mai, I. Gilbert, S. Schiffmann, J. Rankl, R. Zivin, C. Tackney, T. Nicolaus, K. Spinnler, F. Oesterhelt, M. Benoit, H. Clausen-Schaumann, H. E. Gaub (2003) A force-based protein biochip. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 100:11356-11360, doi:10.1073/pnas.1934928100
  22. C. Albrecht, K. Blank, M. Lalic-Mülthaler, S. Hirler, T. Mai, I. Gilbert, S. Schiffmann, T. Bayer, H. Clausen-Schaumann, H. E. Gaub (2003) DNA: a programmable force sensor. Science 301:367-370, doi:10.1126/science.1084713
  23. M. Kaufmann, P. Lindner, A. Honegger, K. Blank, M. Tschopp, G. Capitani, A. Plückthun, M. G. Grütter (2002) Crystal structure of the anti-His tag antibody 3D5 single-chain fragment complexed to its antigen. Journal of Molecular Biology 318:135-147, doi:10.1016/S0022-2836(02)00038-4
  24. K. Blank, P. Lindner, B. Diefenbach, A. Plückthun (2002) Self-immobilizing recombinant antibody fragments for immunoaffinity chromatography: generic, parallel, and scalable protein purification. Protein Expression and Purification 24:313-322, doi:10.1006/prep.2001.1575

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