Anderson Biophysics Research Group - Publications



  1. "Nonlinear Molecular Deformations Give Rise to Stress Stiffening, Yielding and Non-uniform stress Propagation in Actin Networks"
    Bekele Gurmessa, Shea Ricketts, and Rae M. Robertson-Anderson,
    Submitted to Biophysical Journal: arXiv:1610.06593 [cond-mat.soft].
  2. Book review of "Fundamentals of Polymer Physics and Molecular Biophysics by Himadri B. Bohidar."
    Robertson-Anderson, R. M.
    Physics Today, March Issue (2016).
  3. " Active microrheology of Chaetopterus mucus determines three intrinsic lengthscales that govern material properties."
    Weigand, W.J.; Messmore, A.; Deheyn, D.D.; Morales-Sanz, A.; Blair, D.L.; Urbach, J.S.; Robertson-Anderson, R.M,
    arXiv:1604.07887 (2016).
  4. " Light-sheet microscopy with digital Fourier analysis measures transport properties over large field-of-view."
    D.M. Wulstein, K.E. Regan, R.M. Robertson-Anderson & R. McGorty,
    Optics Express, 24, 20881-20894 (2016)
  5. "DNA as a Model for Probing Polymer Entanglements: Circular Polymers and Non-Classical Dynamics."
    K. Regan, S. Ricketts and R.M. Robertson-Anderson,
    Polymers, Special Edition: Semiflexible Polymers, 8(9), 336 (2016) --Invited Review
  6. "Entanglement Density Tunes Microscale Nonlinear Response of Entangled Actin"
    Bekele Gurmessa, Robert Fitzpatrick, Tobias T. Falzone, and Rae M. Robertson-Anderson,
    Macromolecules 49, 3948-3955(2016).
  7. "When Ends Meet: Circular DNA Stretches Differently in Elongational Flows"
    Li, Y.; Kai-Wen Hsiao, K-W; Brockman, C.A; Yates,D.Y; Robertson-Anderson, R.M. Kornfield, J; San Francisco, M.J.; Schroeder, C.M; McKenna, G.S.
    Macromolecules 48 (16), 5997-6001(2015).
  8. "Active Entanglement-Tracking Microrheology Directly Couples Macromolecular Deformations to Nonlinear Microscale Force Response of Entangled Actin"
    Falzone, T.T; Robertson-Anderson, R. M.
    ACS Macro Letters 4, 1194-1199 (2015).
  9. "Universal scaling of crowding-induced DNA mobility is coupled with topology-dependent molecular compaction and elongation"
    Gorczyca, S; Chapman, C.D.; Robertson-Anderson,R.M
    Soft Matter, 11, 7762 - 7768 (2015).
  10. "Entangled F-actin displays a unique crossover to microscale nonlinearity dominated by entanglement segment dynamics"
    Falzone, T.T; Blair, S; Robertson-Anderson, R. M.
    Soft Matter,11, 4418-4423 (2015).
  11. "Crowding Induces Complex Ergodic Diffusion and Dynamic Elongation of Large DNA Molecules"
    Chapman, C.D.; Gorczyca, S; Robertson-Anderson, R. M.
    Biophysical Journal, 108, 1220-1228 (2015).
  12. "Nonlinear Microrheology Reveals Entanglement-Driven Molecular-Level Viscoelasticity of Concentrated DNA"
    Chapman, C. D.; Robertson-Anderson, R.M.
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 113, 098303,(2014)
  13. "Onset of Non-Continuum Effects in Microrheology of Entangled Polymer Solutions"
    Chapman, C. D.; Lee, K.; Henze D.; Smith, D. E.; Robertson-Anderson, R.M.
    MacroMolecules, 47, 1181-1186 (2014)
  14. "Complex Effects of Molecular Topology on Diffusion in Entangled Biopolymer Blends"
    Chapman, C. D.; Shanbhag, S.; Smith, D. E.; Robertson-Anderson, R.M.
    Soft Matter, 8, 35, 9177-9182 (2012)
  15. "Single-Molecule Studies Reveal that DEAD-Box Protein DDX1 Promotes Oligomerization of HIV-1 Rev on the Rev Response Element"
    Robertson-Anderson, R.M.; Wang, J.; Edgcomb, S. P.; Carmel, A. B.; Williamson, J. R.; Millar, D. P.
    Journal of Molecular Biology, 410, 5, 959-971 (2011)
  16. "Analysis of RNA Folding and Ribonucleoprotein Assembly by Single-Molecule Fluorescence Spectroscopy"
    G. Pljevaljcic, R. Robertson-Anderson and D. P. Millar
    Methods in Molecular Biology, in press (2011)
  17. Assembly of HIV-1 Rev on the Rev Response Element: One Molecule at a Time
    Pond, S., Ridgeway, W., Robertson, R. M., Wang, J., & Millar, D.
    Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences U. S. A , 106, 5, 1404-1408 (2009)
  18. Direct measurement of the confining forces imposed on a single molecule in a concentrated solution of circular polymers
    Robertson, R. M. & Smith, D. E.
    Macromolecules, 40, 27, 8737-8741 (2007)
  19. Direct measurement of the intermolecular forces confining a single polymer in an entangled polymer solution
    Robertson, R. M. & Smith, D. E.
    Physical Review Letters, 99, 126001 (2007)
    **highlighted in the review article: Larson, R. G. Going with the flow. Science 318, 5847, 57-58 (2007).
    **selected for publication in Virtual Journal of Biological Physics Research 14, 7 (2007).
  20. Self-diffusion of entangled linear and circular DNA molecules: Dependence on length and concentration
    Robertson, R. M. & Smith, D. E.
    Macromolecules 40, 3373-3377 (2007)
  21. Strong effects of molecular topology on diffusion of entangled DNA molecules
    Robertson, R. M. & Smith, D. E.
    Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 104, 4824-4827 (2007)
  22. Measurements of single DNA molecule packaging dynamics in bacteriophage lambda reveal high forces, high motor processivity, and capsid transformations
    Fuller, D. N., Raymer, D. M, Rickgauer, J. P., Robertson, R. M., Catalano, C. E., Anderson, D. L., Grimes, S. & Smith, D. E.
    Journal of Molecular Biology, 373, 5, 1113-1122 (2007)
    **featured as cover story of November 9 issue of Journal of Molecular Biology
  23. Diffusion of isolated DNA molecules: Dependence on length and topology
    Robertson, R. M., Laib, S. & Smith, D. E.
    Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 103, 7310-7314 (2006)
  24. Preparation and characterization of a set of linear DNA molecules for polymer physics and rheology studies
    Laib, S., Robertson, R. M. & Smith, D. E.
    Macromolecules 39, 4115-4119 (2006)
  25. The dynamics of thin vibrated granular layers
    P. Melby, F. Vega Reyes, A. Prevost, R. Robertson, P. Kumar, D. A. Egolf, and J. S. Urbach
    Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter 17, S2689-S2704 (2005)