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Publications and References



Accelerated healing in NONcNZO10/LtJ type 2 diabetic mice by FGF 1, Blaber, S.I., Diaz, J. and Blaber, M. Blaber et al., Wound repair and Regeneration 23, 538-549 (2015)


Mutation Choice to Eliminate Buried Free Cysteines in Protein Therapeutics, Xia, X., Longo, L.M. and Blaber, M. J. Pharm. Sci. 104, 566–576 (2015) PMID: 25312595


Pharmacokinetic properties of 2nd-generation fibroblast growth factor-1 mutants for therapeutic application, Xia, X., Babcock, J.P., Blaber, S.I., Harper, K.M. and Blaber, M., PLoS ONE 7(11): e48210 (2012) PMID: 23133616


An empirical phase diagram approach to investigate conformational stability of "second-generation" functional mutants of acidic fibroblast growth factor (FGF-1), Alsenaidy, M.A., Wang, T., Kim, J.H., Joshi, S.B., Lee, J., Blaber, M., Volkin, D.B., and Middaugh, C.R., Prot. Sci. 21, 418-432 (2012) PMID: 22113934


Increased Functional Half-life of Fibroblast Growth Factor-1 by Recovering a Vestigial Disulfide Bond, Lee, J. and Blaber, M., J. Proteins Proteomics, 1, 37-42 (2010)


The Interaction between Thermodynamic Stability and Buried Free Cysteines in Regulating the Functional Half-life of Fibroblast Growth Factor-1, Lee, J. and Blaber, M., J. Mol. Biol. 393, 113-127 (2009) PMID: 19695265


Structural Basis of Conserved Cysteine in the Fibroblast Growth Factor Family: Evidence for a Vestigial Half-cystine, Lee, J. and Blaber, M., J. Mol. Biol. 393, 128-139 (2009) PMID: 19683004


Spackling the Crack: Stabilizing Human Fibroblast Growth Factor-1 by Targeting the N- and C-terminus b-strand Interactions, Dubey, V.K., Lee, J., Somasundaram, T., Blaber, S. and Blaber, M., J. Mol. Biol. 371, 256-268 (2007) PMID: 17570396


An Atomic Resolution Structure for Human Fibroblast Growth Factor-1, Bernett, M.J., Somasundaram, T. and Blaber, M. Proteins: Structure, Function and Bioinformatics 57, 626-634 (2004) PMID: 15382229


Thermodynamic Characterization of Mutants of Human FGF-1 with an Increased Physiological Half-life, Culajay, J.F., Blaber, S.I., Khurana, A. and Blaber, M. Biochemistry 39, 7153-7158 (2000) PMID: 10852713


Reversible Thermal Denaturation of Human FGF-1 Induced by Low Concentrations of Guanidine Hydrochloride, Blaber, S.I., Culajay, J.F., Khurana, A. and Blaber, M. Biophysical Journal 77, 470-477 (1999) PMID: 10388772


X-ray Crystal Structure of Human Acidic Fibroblast Growth Factor, Blaber, M., DiSalvo, J. and Thomas, K.A. Biochemistry 35, 2086-2094 (1996) PMID: 8652550




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