Publications

  1. Kegulian N, Visakan G, Bapat RA, Moradian-Oldak J. Ameloblastin and its multifunctionality in amelogenesis: A reviewMatrix Biology, Volume 131, 2024. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matbio.2024.05.007.
  2. Kegulian NC, Langen R, Moradian-Oldak J. (2023) The Dynamic Interactions of a Multitargeting Domain in Ameloblastin Protein with Amelogenin and MembraneInternational Journal of Molecular Sciences. 2023; 24(4):3484. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijms24043484.
  3. Visakan G, Bapat RA, Su J, Moradian-Oldak J. (2022) Modeling ameloblast-matrix interactions using 3D cell culture. Front Physiol. 2022;12:1069519. Published 2022 Dec 1. doi:10.3389/fphys.2022.1069519.
  4. Su J, Bapat RA, Visakan G, & Moradian-Oldak J. (2022) Co-emergence of the amphipathic helix on ameloblastin with mammalian prismatic enamelMolecular Biology & Evolution. doi: 10.1093/molbev/msac205.
  5. Shao C, Bapat RA, Su J, Moradian-Oldak J. (2022) Regulation of Hydroxyapatite Nucleation In Vitro through Ameloblastin-Amelogenin Interactions. ACS Biomater Sci Eng. 2022 Jan 24. doi: 10.1021/acsbiomaterials.1c01113. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 35068157.
  6. Visakan G, Su J, Moradian-Oldak J. (2022) Ameloblastin promotes polarization of ameloblast cell lines in a 3-D cell culture system. Matrix Biol. 2022 Jan;105:72-86. doi:10.1016/j.matbio.2021.11.002. Epub 2021 Nov 20. PMID: 34813898; PMCID: PMC8955733.
  7. Moradian-Oldak J, George A. (2021) Biomineralization of Enamel and Dentin Mediated by Matrix ProteinsJournal of Dental Research. doi: 10.1177/00220345211018405. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34151644.
  8. Mukherjee K, Chakraborty A, Sandhu G, Naim S, Bauza Nowotny E and Moradian-Oldak J. (2021) Amelogenin Peptide-Chitosan Hydrogel for Biomimetic Enamel RegrowthFront. Dent. Med. 2:697544. doi: 10.3389/fdmed.2021.697544
  9. Bapat RA, Su J and Moradian-Oldak J (2020) Co-Immunoprecipitation Reveals Interactions Between Amelogenin and Ameloblastin via Their Self-Assembly DomainsFront. Physiol. 11:622086. doi: 10.3389/fphys.2020.622086.
  10. Su J, Bapat RA, Visakan G, &Moradian-Oldak J. (2020) An Evolutionarily Conserved Helix Mediates Ameloblastin-Cell Interaction. Journal of Dental Research, 99(9), 1072–1081.
  11. Mukherjee K, Visakan G, Phark J-H, Moradian-Oldak J. (2020) Enhancing collagen mineralization with amelogenin peptide: towards the restoration of dentin. ACS Biomater. Sci. Eng. in press
  12. Su J, Kegulian NC, Bapat RA, Moradian-Oldak J. (2019) Ameloblastin binds to phospholipid bilayers via a helix-forming motif with the sequence encoded by exon 5ACS Omega 4(2):4405-4416.
  13. Tao J, Fijneman A, Wan J, Prajapati S, Mukherjee K, Fernandez-Martinez A, Moradian-Oldak J, DeYoreo JJ. (2018) Control of Calcium Phosphate Nucleation and Transformation through Interactions of Enamelin and Amelogenin Exhibits the “Goldilocks Effect.” Crystal Growth & Design 2018 18 (12), 7391-7400. DOI: 10.1021/acs.cgd.8b01066
  14. Mukherjee K, Ruan Q, Nutt S, Tao JH, De Yoreo JJ, Moradian-Oldak J. (2018) Peptide-Based Bioinspired Approach to Regrowing Multilayered Aprismatic Enamel. ACS Omega, 2018, 3 (3), pp 2546–2557 DOI: 10.1021/acsomega.7b02004
  15. Prajapati S, Ruan Q, Mukherjee K, Nutt S, Moradian-Oldak J. (2017) The Presence of MMP-20 Reinforces Biomimetic Enamel Regrowth. J Dent Res. 2017 Aug 1:22034517728504. doi: 10.1177/0022034517728504. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 28846464.
  16. Ren D, Ruan Q, Tao J, Lo J, Nutt S, Moradian-Oldak J. (2016) Amelogenin affects brushite crystal morphology and promotes its phase transformation to monetite. Crystal Growth & Design, 2016, 16(9), 4981-4990.
  17. Ruan Q, Liberman D, Zhang Y, Siddiqah N, Ren D, Zhang Y, Nutt S, Moradian-Oldak J. (2016) Assembly of Layered Monetite-Chitosan Nanocomposite and Its Transition to Organized Hydroxyapatite. ACS Biomaterials Science & Engineering, 2016, 2 (6), 1049–1058.
  18. Su J, Chandrababu KB, Moradian-Oldak J. (2016) Ameloblastin peptide encoded by exon 5 interacts with amelogenin N-terminus. Biochem Biophys Rep. 2016 Sep;7:26-32. PubMed PMID: 27725968; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5055063.
  19. Mazumder P, Prajapati S, Bapat R, Moradian-Oldak J. (2016) Amelogenin-Ameloblastin Spatial Interaction around Maturing Enamel Rods. J Dent Res. 2016 Aug;95(9):1042-8. doi: 10.1177/0022034516645389.
  20. Mukherjee K, Ruan Q, Liberman D, White SN, Moradian-Oldak J. (2016) Repairing human tooth enamel with leucine-rich amelogenin peptide–chitosan hydrogel. Journal of Materials Research / Volume 31 / Issue 05 / 2016, pp 556-563
  21. Prajapati S, Tao J, Ruan Q, De Yoreo JJ, Moradian-Oldak J. (2016) Matrix metalloproteinase-20 mediates dental enamel biomineralization by preventing protein occlusion inside apatite crystals. Biomaterials. 2016 Jan;75:260-70. doi: 10.1016/j.biomaterials.2015.10.031. Epub 2015 Oct 22. PubMed PMID: 26513418; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4654413.
  22. Ruan Q, Liberman D, Bapat R, Balakrishna Chandrababu K, Moradian-Oldak J. (2015) Efficacy of amelogenin-chitosan hydrogel in biomimetic repair of human enamel in pH-cycling systems. Journal of Biomedical Engineering and Informatics. 2015 November 02; 2(1):119.
  23. Bauskar A, Mack WJ, Mauris J, Argüeso P, Heur M, Nagel BA, Kolar GR, Gleave ME, Nakamura T, Kinoshita S, Moradian-Oldak J, Panjwani N, Pflugfelder SC, Wilson MR, Fini ME, Jeong S. (2015) Clusterin Seals the Ocular Surface Barrier in Mouse Dry Eye. PLoS One. 2015 Sep 24;10(9):e0138958. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0138958. eCollection 2015. PubMed PMID: 26402857; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4581869.
  24. Lokappa SB, Chandrababu KB, Moradian-Oldak J. (2015) Tooth enamel protein amelogenin binds to ameloblast cell membrane-mimicking vesicles via its N-terminus. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2015 Aug 28;464(3):956-61. doi: 10.1016/j.bbrc.2015.07.082. Epub 2015 Jul 17. PubMed PMID: 26188506; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4532586.
  25. Ruan Q, Moradian-Oldak J. (2015) Amelogenin and Enamel Biomimetics. J Mater Chem B Mater Biol Med. 2015;3:3112-3129. PubMed PMID: 26251723; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4523244.
  26. Moshaverinia A, Chen C, Xu X, Ansari S, Zadeh HH, Schricker SR, Paine ML, Moradian-Oldak J, Khademhosseini A, Snead ML, Shi S. (2015) Regulation of the Stem Cell-Host Immune System Interplay Using Hydrogel Coencapsulation System with an Anti-Inflammatory Drug. Adv Funct Mater. 2015 Apr 15;25(15):2296-2307. PubMed PMID: 26120294; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4478611.
  27. Bekshe Lokappa S, Balakrishna Chandrababu K, Dutta K, Perovic I, Spencer Evans J, Moradian-Oldak J. (2015) Interactions of amelogenin with phospholipids. Biopolymers. 2015 Feb;103(2):96-108. doi: 10.1002/bip.22573. PubMed PMID: 25298002; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4415992.
  28. Ruan Q, Siddiqah N, Li X, Nutt S, Moradian-Oldak J. (2014) Amelogenin-chitosan matrix for human enamel regrowth: effects of viscosity and supersaturation degree. Connect Tissue Res. 2014 Aug;55 Suppl 1:150-4. doi: 10.3109/03008207.2014.923856. PubMed PMID: 25158201; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4402213.
  29. Mazumder P, Prajapati S, Lokappa SB, Gallon V, Moradian-Oldak J. (2014) Analysis of co-assembly and co-localization of ameloblastin and amelogenin. Front Physiol. 2014 Jul 25;5:274. doi: 10.3389/fphys.2014.00274. eCollection 2014. PubMed PMID: 25120489; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4110739.
  30. Ruan Q, Moradian-Oldak J. (2014) Development of Amelogenin-chitosan Hydrogel for In Vitro Enamel Regrowth with a Dense Interface. J Vis Exp. 2014 Jul 10;(89). doi:10.3791/51606. PubMed PMID: 25046057; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4214252. Video: http://www.jove.com/video/51606
  31. Chandrababu KB, Dutta K, Lokappa SB, Ndao M, Evans JS, Moradian-Oldak J. (2014) Structural adaptation of tooth enamel protein amelogenin in the presence of SDS micelles. Biopolymers. 2014 May;101(5):525-35. doi: 10.1002/bip.22415. PubMed PMID: 24114119; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3947416.
  32. McGuire JD, Mousa AA, Zhang BJ, Todoki LS, Huffman NT, Chandrababu KB, Moradian-Oldak J, Keightley A, Wang Y, Walker MP, Gorski JP. (2014) Extracts of irradiated mature human tooth crowns contain MMP-20 protein and activity. J Dent. 2014 May;42(5):626-35. doi: 10.1016/j.jdent.2014.02.013. Epub 2014 Mar 4. PubMed PMID: 24607847; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4326248.
  33. Ruan Q, Zhang Y, Yang X, Nutt S, Moradian-Oldak J. (2013) An amelogenin-chitosan matrix promotes assembly of an enamel-like layer with a dense interface. Acta Biomater. 2013 Jul;9(7):7289-97. doi: 10.1016/j.actbio.2013.04.004. Epub 2013 Apr 6. PubMed PMID: 23571002; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3669649.
  34. Gallon V, Chen L, Yang X, Moradian-Oldak J. (2013) Localization and quantitative co-localization of enamelin with amelogenin. J Struct Biol. 2013 Aug;183(2):239-49. doi: 10.1016/j.jsb.2013.03.014. Epub 2013 Apr 4. PubMed PMID: 23563189; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3737400.
  35. Bromley KM, Lakshminarayanan R, Thompson M, Lokappa SB, Gallon VA, Cho KR, Qiu SR, Moradian-Oldak J. (2012) Amelogenin processing by MMP-20 prevents protein occlusion inside calcite crystals. Cryst Growth Des. 2012 Oct 3;12(10):4897-4905. Epub 2012 Aug 23. PubMed PMID: 23226976; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3513936.
  36. Moradian-Oldak J. (2012) Protein-mediated enamel mineralization. Front Biosci. 2012 Jun 1;17:1996-2023. Review. PubMed PMID: 22652761; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3442115.
  37. Yang X, Fan D, Mattew S, Moradian-Oldak J. (2011) Amelogenin-enamelin association in phosphate-buffered saline. Eur J Oral Sci. 2011 Dec;119 Suppl 1:351-6. doi: 10.1111/j.1600-0722.2011.00916.x. PubMed PMID: 22243267; PubMed Central PMCID:PMC3270693.
  38. Chen CL, Bromley KM, Moradian-Oldak J, Deyoreo JJ. (2011) In situ AFM Study of Amelogenin Assembly and Disassembly Dynamics on Charged Surfaces Provides Insights on Matrix Protein Self-Assembly. J Am Chem Soc. 2011 Nov 2;133(43):17406-13. doi: 10.1021/ja206849c. Epub 2011 Oct 4. PubMed PMID:21916473; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3427831.
  39. Bromley KM, Kiss AS, Lokappa SB, Lakshminarayanan R, Fan D, Ndao M, Evans JS, Moradian-Oldak J. (2011) Dissecting Amelogenin Protein Nanospheres: CHARACTERIZATION OF METASTABLE OLIGOMERS. J Biol Chem. 2011 Oct 7;286(40):34643-53. Epub 2011 Aug 12.PubMed PMID: 21840988; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3186391.
  40. Lacruz RS, Smith CE, Smith SM, Hu P, Bringas P Jr, Sahin-Tóth M, Moradian-Oldak J, Paine ML. (2011) Chymotrypsin C (Caldecrin) Is Associated with Enamel Development. J Dent Res. 2011 Oct;90(10):1228-33. Epub 2011 Aug 9. PubMed PMID: 21828354; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3173010.
  41. Friddle RW, Battle K, Trubetskoy V, Tao J, Salter EA, Moradian-Oldak J, De Yoreo JJ, Wierzbicki A. (2011) Single-molecule determination of the face-specific adsorption of Amelogenin s C-terminus on hydroxyapatite. Angew Chem Int Ed Engl. 2011 Aug 8;50(33):7541-5. doi: 10.1002/anie.201100181. Epub 2011 Jun 27. PubMed PMID: 21710666.
  42. Yang X, Sun Z, Ma R, Fan D, Moradian-Oldak J. (2011) Amelogenin “nanorods” formation during proteolysis by Mmp-20. J Struct Biol. 2011 Nov;176(2):220-8. Epub 2011 Aug 5. PubMed PMID: 21840397; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3185149.
  43. Goldberg HA, Macdougall MB, Moradian-Oldak J. (2011) Preface. Cells Tissues Organs. 2011;194(2-4):90-1. Epub 2011 Jul 29. PubMed PMID: 21832828.
  44. Cho KR, Huang Y, Yu S, Yin S, Plomp M, Qiu SR, Lakshminarayanan R, Moradian-Oldak J, Sy MS, De Yoreo JJ. (2011) A multistage pathway for human prion protein aggregation in vitro: from multimeric seeds to β-oligomers and nonfibrillar structures. J Am Chem Soc. 2011 Jun 8;133(22):8586-93. Epub 2011 May 17. PubMed PMID: 21534611.
  45. Bromley KM, Lakshminarayanan R, Lei YP, Snead ML, Moradian-Oldak J. (2011) Folding, Assembly, and Aggregation of Recombinant Murine Amelogenins with T21I and P41T Point Mutations. Cells Tissues Organs. 2011;194(2-4):284-90. Epub 2011 May 2.PubMed PMID: 21540557; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3178092.
  46. Fan D, Iijima M, Bromley KM, Yang X, Mathew S, Moradian-Oldak J. (2011) The Cooperation of Enamelin and Amelogenin in Controlling Octacalcium Phosphate Crystal Morphology. Cells Tissues Organs. 2011;194(2-4):194-8. Epub 2011 Apr 28. PubMed PMID: 21525716; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3178077
  47. Ndao M, Dutta K, Bromley KM, Lakshminarayanan R, Sun Z, Rewari G, Moradian-Oldak J, Evans JS. (2011) Probing the self-association, intermolecular contacts, and folding propensity of amelogenin. Protein Sci. 2011 Apr;20(4):724-34. doi: 10.1002/pro.603. PubMed PMID: 21351181; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3081550.
  48. Lacruz RS, Lakshminarayanan R, Bromley KM, Hacia JG, Bromage TG, Snead ML,Moradian-Oldak J, Paine ML. (2011)Structural analysis of a repetitive protein sequence motif in strepsirrhine primate amelogenin. PLoS One. 2011 Mar 18;6(3):e18028. PubMed PMID: 21437261; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3060920.
  49. Iijima M, Fan D, Bromley KM, Sun Z, Moradian-Oldak J. (2010) Tooth enamel proteins enamelin and amelogenin cooperate to regulate the growth morphology of octacalcium phosphate crystals. Cryst Growth Des. 2010 Nov;10(11):4815-4822. PubMed PMID: 21483648; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3072691.
  50. Laksminarayanan R, Bromley KM, Lei YP, Snead ML, Moradian-Oldak J. (2010) Perturbed amelogenin secondary structure leads to uncontrolled aggregation in amelogenesis imperfecta mutant proteins. J Biol Chem. 2010 Dec 24;285(52):40593-603. Epub 2010 Oct 7. PubMed PMID: 20929860; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3003358.
  51. Sun Z, Carpiaux W, Fan D, Fan Y, Lakshminarayanan R, Moradian-Oldak J. (2010) Apatite reduces amelogenin proteolysis by MMP-20 and KLK4 in vitro. J Dent Res. 2010 Apr;89(4):344-8. Epub 2010 Feb 16. PubMed PMID: 20160068; PubMed Central PMCID:PMC3318039.
  52. Yang X, Wang L, Qin Y, Sun Z, Henneman ZJ, Moradian-Oldak J, Nancollas GH. (2010) How amelogenin orchestrates the organization of hierarchical elongated microstructures of apatite. J Phys Chem B. 114(6):2293-300. PubMed PMID: 20104924; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2848079.
  53. Moradian-Oldak J. (2009) The Regeneration of Tooth Enamel.Dimens Dent Hyg. 2009 Aug;7(8):12-15. PubMed PMID: 20651953; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2908039.
  54. Fan D, Du C, Sun Z, Lakshminarayanan R, Moradian-Oldak J. (2009) In vitro study on the interaction between the 32 kDa enamelin and amelogenin. J Struct Biol. 2009 Apr;166(1):88-94. PubMed PMID: 19263522; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4507495.
  55. Fan Y, Sun Z, Moradian-Oldak J (2009) Effect of fluoride on the morphology of calcium phosphate crystals grown on acid etched human enamel. Caries Research. 43(2):132-6. PubMed PMID: 19321991; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2814026.
  56. Delak K, Harcup C, Lakshminarayanan R, Sun Z, Fan Y, Moradian-Oldak J, Evans JS. (2009) The tooth enamel protein, porcine amelogenin, is an intrinsically disordered protein with an extended molecular configuration in the monomeric form.Biochemistry, 48(10):2272-2281. PubMed PMID: 19236004; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2748245.
  57. Lakshminarayanan R, Yoon I, Hegde BG, Fan D, Du C, Moradian-Oldak J. (2009) Analysis of Secondary Structure and Self-Assembly of Amelogenin by Variable Temperature Circular Dichroism and Isothermal Titration Calorimetry. Proteins: Structure Function. Bioinformatics. 76(3):560-9. PubMed PMID: 19274734; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2748104.
  58. Fan Y, Sun Z, Moradian-Oldak J. (2009) Controlled remineralization of enamel in the presence of amelogenin and fluoride. Biomaterials, 30(4):478-83. PubMed PMID: 18996587; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2642519.
  59. Du C, Fan D, Sun Z, Fan Y, Lakshminarayanan R, Moradian-Oldak J. (2009) Immunogold Labeling of Amelogenin in Developing Porcine Enamel Revealed by Field Emission Scanning Electron Microscopy. Cells Tissues Organs, 189(1-4):207-11. PubMed PMID: 18701812; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2633245.
  60. Fan D, Lakshminarayanan R, Moradian-Oldak J. (2008) The 32kDa enamelin undergoes conformational transitions upon calcium binding. J Struct Biol. 163(1):109-15. PubMed PMID: 18508280; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2574573.
  61. Sun Z, Fan D, Fan Y, Du C, Moradian-Oldak J. (2008) Enamel Proteases Reduce Amelogenin-Apatite Binding. J. Den. Res. 87(12):1133-7. PubMed PMID: 19029081; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2628463.
  62. Wang L, Guan X, Yin H, Moradian-Oldak J, Nancollas GH. (2008) Mimicking the self-organized microstructure of tooth enamel. J Phys Chem C Nanomater Interfaces. 112(15):5892-5899. PubMed PMID: 19169386; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2630287.
  63. Fan YW, Sun Z, Wang RZ, Abbott C, Moradian-Oldak J. (2007) Enamel inspired nano-composite fabrication through amelogenin supramolecular assembly. Biomaterials, 28(19):3034-42. PubMed PMID: 17382381;PubMed Central PMCID: PMC1995434.
  64. Lakshminarayanan R, Fan D, Du C, Moradian-Oldak J. (2007)The role of secondary structure in the entropically driven amelogenin self-assembly. Biophysical Journal 93, 3664-3674. PubMed PMID: 17704165; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2072069.
  65. Moradian-Oldak J (2007) The emergence of “nanospheres” as basic structural components adopted by amelogenin. J Dent Res 86(6):487-90. PubMed PMID: 17525347.
  66. Gergely C, Szalontai B, Moradian-Oldak J, Cuisinier FJ. (2007) Polyelectrolyte-mediated adsorption of amelogenin monomers and nanospheres forming mono- or multilayers. Biomacromolecules. 2007 Jul;8(7):2228-36. Epub 2007 Jun 19. PubMed PMID: 17579474; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2586669.
  67. Wang L, Guan X, Du C, Moradian-Oldak J, Nancollas GH. (2007) Amelogenin Promotes the Formation of Elongated Apatite Microstructures in a Controlled Crystallization System. J Phys Chem C Nanomater Interfaces. 2007 May 3;111(17):6398-6404. PubMed PMID: 20333260; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2843430.
  68. Moradian-Oldak J, Du C, Falini G. (2006) On the formation of amelogenin microribbons. Eur J Oral Sci. 114 Suppl 1:289-96; discussion 327-9, 382.
  69. Iijima M, Du C, Abbott C, Doi Y, Moradian-Oldak J. (2006) Control of apatite crystal growth by the co-operative effect of a recombinant porcine amelogenin and fluoride. Eur J Oral Sci. 114 Suppl 1:304-7; discussion 327-9, 382. PubMed PMID: 16674703.
  70. Du C, Moradian-Oldak J. (2006) Tooth regeneration: challenges and opportunities for biomedical material research. Biomed Mater 1(1):R10-7 Review.
  71. Bartlett JD, Ganss B, Goldberg M, Moradian-Oldak J, Paine ML, Snead ML, Wen X, White SN, Zhou YL. (2006) Protein-protein interactions of the developing enamel matrix. Curr Top Dev Biol. 74:57-115.
  72. Sun Z, Ahsan MM, Wang H, Du C, Abbott C, Moradian-Oldak J. (2006) Assembly and processing of an engineered amelogenin proteolytic product (rP148). Eur J Oral Sci.;114 Suppl 1:59-63; discussion 93-5, 379-80. PubMed PMID: 16674664.
  73. Moradian-Oldak J, Wen HB, Schneider GB, Stanford CM. (2006) Tissue engineering strategies for the future generation of dental implants. Periodontol 2000. 41:157-76.
  74. Petta V, Moradian-Oldak J, Yannopoulos SN, Bouropoulos N. (2006) Dynamic light scattering study of an amelogenin gel-like matrix in vitro. Eur J Oral Sci. 114 Suppl 1:308-14; discussion 327-9, 382. PubMed PMID: 16674704.
  75. Moradian-Oldak J. & Goldberg M. (2005) Amelogenin supra-molecular assembly in vitro compared to the architecture of the forming enamel matrix. Cells Tissue Organs. 181:202-218.
  76. Du C, Falini G, Fermani S, Abbott C, Moradian-Oldak J. (2005) Supramolecular Assembly of Amelogenin Nanospheres into Birefringent Microribbons. Science, Vol 307, Issue 5714, 1450-1454
  77. Du C, Schneider GB, Zaharias R, Abbott C, Seabold D, Stanford C, Moradian-Oldak J. (2005) Apatite/amelogenin coating on titanium promotes osteogenic gene expression. J Dent Res. 84(11):1070-4.
  78. Iijima M, Moradian-Oldak J. (2005) Control of apatite crystal growth in a fluoride containing amelogenin-rich matrix.Biomaterials. 26(13):1595-603
  79. Iijima M, Moradian-Oldak J. (2004) Control of octacalacium phosphate and apatite crystal growth by amelogenin matrices. J. Mat. Chem. 14,2189-2199
  80. Iijima M, Moradian-Oldak J. (2004) Interactions of Amelogenins with Octacalcium Phosphate Crystal Faces Are Dose Dependent. Calcif Tissue Int. 74(6):522-31
  81. Bouropoulos N, Moradian-Oldak J. (2004) Induction of apatite by the cooperative effect of amelogenin and the 32-kDa enamelin. J Dent Res.;83(4):278-82.
  82. Bouropoulos N, Moradian-Oldak J. (2003) Analysis of Hydroxyapatite Surface Coverage by Amelogenin Nanospheres Following the Langmuir Model for Protein Adsorption. Calcif Tissue Int 72(5):599-603
  83. Moradian-Oldak J, Iijima M, Bouropoulos N, Wen HB. (2003) Assembly of amelogenin proteolytic products and control of octacalcium phosphate crystal morphology. Connect Tissue Res. 44 Suppl 1:58-64.
  84. Wen HB, Moradian-Oldak J. (2003) Modification of calcium-phosphate coatings on titanium by recombinant amelogenin. J Biomed Mater Res; 64A(3):483-490
  85. Wang L, Moradian-Oldak J. (2002) Assessment of Enamelysin (MMP-20) Selectivity to Three Peptide Bonds on Amelogenin Sequence. J Dent Res. 81(10):664-7
  86. Moradian-Oldak J, Gharakanian N, Jimenez I. (2002) Limited proteolysis of amelogenin: Toward understanding the proteolytic processes in enamel extracellular matrix. Connect Tissue Res. 43(2-3):450-5
  87. Iijima M, Moriwaki Y, Wen HB, Fincham AG, Moradian-Oldak J (2002) Elongated growth of octacalcium phosphate crystals in recombinant amelogenin gels under controlled ionic flow. J Dent Res 81: 69-73
  88. Moradian-Oldak J, Bouropoulos N, Wang L, Gharakhanian N. (2002) Analysis of self-assembly and Apatite binding properties of amelogenins lacking the hydrophiliv C-terminal. Matrix Biology 21: 197-205.
  89. Iijima M, Moriwaki1 Y, Takagi T, Moradian-Oldak J (2001) Effects of bovine amelogenins on the crystal morphology of octacalcium phosphate in a model system of tooth enamel formation. J Crystal growth , 222, 615-626.
  90. Moradian-Oldak J (2001) Amelogenins: Assembly, processing and control of crystal morphology. Matrix Biology, 20, 293-305.
  91. Moradian-Oldak J, Jimenez I, Maltby D, Fincham AG (2001) Controlled Proteolysis of Amelogenins Reveals Exposure of both Carboxy- and Amino-Terminal Regions. Biopolymers, 58, 606-616.
  92. Wen HB, Fincham AG, Moradian-Oldak J (2001) Progressive accretion of amelogenin molecules during nanospheres assembly revealed by atomic force microscopy. Matrix Biology 20, 387-395.
  93. Wen HB, Moradian-Oldak J, Zhong JP, Greenspan DC, Fincham AG (2000) Effects of amelogenin on the transforming surface microstructure of Bioglass in calcifying solution. J. Biomedical Material Res. 52(4), 762-773
  94. Wen HB, Moradian-Oldak J, Fincham AG (2000) Dose dependent modulation of octacalcium phosphate crystal habit by amelogenins. J Dent Res 79:1902-1906
  95. Moradian-Oldak J, Paine ML, Lei YP, Fincham AG, Snead ML (2000) Self-assembly properties of recombinant engineered amelogenin proteins analyzed by dynamic light scattering and atomic force microscopy. J Struct. Biol., 131, 27-37.
  96. Ravindranath MH, Moradian-Oldak J, Fincham AG (1999) Tyrosyl motif in amelogenins binds N- acetyl-D-Glucosamine. J. Biol. Chem. 274:2464-2471.
  97. Wen HB, Moradian-Oldak J, Leung W, Bringas P, Fincham AG (1999) Microstructures of an amelogenin gel matrix. J. Struct. Biol., 126, 42-51.
  98. Wen HB, Moradian-Oldak J, Fincham AG (1999) Modulation of apatite crystal growth on bioglass by recombinant amelogenin.Biomaterials., 20, 1717-1725.
  99. Fincham AG, Moradian-Oldak J, Simmer JP (1999) The structural biology of the developing dental enamel matrix. J. Struct. Biology., 126, 270-299.
  100. Lyaruu DM, Hu CC, Zhang C, Qian Q, Ryu OH, Moradian-Oldak J, Woltgens JH, Fincham AG, Simmer JP (1998) Derived protein and cDNA sequences of hamster amelogenin. Eur J Oral Sci 106, 299-307
  101. Fincham AG, Leung W, Tan J, Moradian-Oldak J (1998) Does amelogenin nanospheres assembly proceed through intermediately-sized structures? Connect Tissue Res 38: 237-240
  102. Moradian-Oldak J, Leung W, Tan J, Fincham AG (1998) Effect of apatite crystals on the activity of amelogenin degrading enzymes. Connect. Tissue Res. 39, 131-140.
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  117. Fincham AG, Moradian-Oldak J, Sarte PE (1994) Mass-Spectrographic analysis of a porcine amelogenin identifies a single phosphorylated locus. Calcif. Tiss. Intl 55, 398-400.
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