Publications and Patents

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Zara Melkoumian, Jennifer L Weber, David M Weber, Andrei G Fadeev, Yue Zhou, Paula Dolley-Sonneville, Jiwei Yang, Liqun Qiu, Catherine A Priest, Christopher Shogbon, Arthur W Martin, Jodelle Nelson, James P Beltzer, Santona Pal, & Ralph Brandenberger  (2010) “Synthetic Peptide-Acrylate Surfaces For Long-Term Self-Renewal and Cardiomyocyte Differentiation of Human Embryonic Stem Cells”, Nat. Biotechnol. 28: 606-10

Fleming, T.J., Sachdeva, M., Delic, M., Beltzer, J., Wescott, C.R., Devlin, M., Ladner, R.C., Nixon, A.E., Roschke, V., Hilbert, D.M., Sexton, D.J. (2005) “Discovery of High Affinity Peptide Binders to BLyS by Phage Display”, J. Mol. Recognit 18:94-102.

Spear, M.A., Breakefield, X.O., Beltzer, J., Schuback, D., Weissleder, R., Pardo, F.S., Ladner, R. (2001) “Isolation, characterization, and recovery of small phage display epitopes selected against viable malignant glioma cells”, Cancer Gene Ther 8:506-11

James P. Beltzer and Martin Spiess, (1991), "In vitro binding of the Asialoglycoprotein Receptor to the ß-Adaptin of Plasma Membrane Coated Vesicles", EMBO J. 10:3735-3742

Spiess, M., Beltzer, J.P., Fuhrer, C., and Geffen, I. (1992). The Hepatic Asialoglycoprotein Receptor: The Signal for Endocytosis. In "Hepatic Endocytosis of Lipids and Proteins" (Windler, E., and Greten, H., eds.)  pp. 137-142 W. Zuckschwerdt Verlag, Munich-San Francisco.

Wessels, H.P., Beltzer, J.P., and Spiess, M. (1991). Analysis of Protein Topology in the Endoplasmic Reticulum. In "Laboratory Methods in Vesicular and Vectorial Transport" (Tartakoff, A.M., ed.) pp.3-18, Academic Press, Orlando FL.

Hans Peter Wessels, James P. Beltzer, and Martin Spiess, (1991), "Analysis of Protein Topology in the Endoplasmatic Reticulum", Methods in Cell Biol. 34:287-302

James P. Beltzer, Klaus Fiedler, Christian Fuhrer, Iris Geffen, Corinne Handschin, Hans Peter Wessels, and Martin Spiess,  (1991), "Charged Residues Are Major Determinants of the Transmembrane Orientation of a Signal-Anchor Sequence", J. Biol. Chem. 266:973-978

Mary H. Peters, James P. Beltzer and Gunter B. Kohlhaw, (1990), "Expression of the yeast LEU4 gene is subject to four different modes of control", Arch. Biochem. Biophys. 276:294-298

James P. Beltzer, Hans Peter Wessels, and Martin Spiess, (1989), "Signal Peptidase can Cleave Inside a Polytopic Membrane Protein". FEBS Lett. 253:93-98

James P. Beltzer, Stephen R. Morris, and Gunter B. Kohlhaw, (1988), "Yeast LEU4 Encodes Mitochondrial and Nonmitochondrial Forms of -Isopropylmalate Synthase", J. Biol. Chem. 263:368-374

James P. Beltzer, Li-Fen L. Chang, Ari E. Hinkkanen, and Gunter B. Kohlhaw, (1986), "Structure of Yeast LEU4 : The 5' Flanking Region Contains Features that Predict Two Modes of Control and Two Productive Translation Starts", J. Biol. Chem. 261:5160-5167


Patents Published and Pending


James P. Beltzer, Michelle Fabian, Edwards J. Fewkes, Kevin R McCarthy, and Florence Verrier, Coated Fibers for Culturing Cells. Provisional application pending in US as Serial Number 61/229,339

Charles R. Wescott, James P. Beltzer and Aaron K. Sato, Fibrin Binding Moieties useful as Imaging Agents. Published Jan. 10, 2006 US 6,984,373


James P. Beltzer, M. Daniel Potter, Tony J. Fleming, and Robert C. Ladner, Binding Polypeptides for B Lymphocyte Stimulator Protein (BlyS). Published October 10, 2006 US 7,118,872


James P. Beltzer, M. Daniel Potter, Tony J. Fleming, Craig A. Rosen, and Marilou Potter, B-Lymphocyte Stimulator Binding Polypeptides and Methods Based Thereon. Published Nov. 22, 2011 US 8,062,906

Charles R. Wescott, James P. Beltzer, Shrikumar A. Nair, and Andrew Kolodziej, Binding Moieties for Fibrin, Provisional application pending in US as Serial Number 10/649,229