Positions

Selected Publications

Academic Article

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2021-02-01 The Antibiotic Peptide Daptomycin Functions by Reorganizing the MembraneJournal of Membrane Biology.  254:97–108. 2021-02-01
2019-01-01 How to Determine Lipid Interactions in Membranes from Experiment Through the Ising ModelLangmuir.  35:21–40. 2019-01-01
2018-11-01 Net Interactions That Push Cholesterol Away from Unsaturated Phospholipids Are Driven by Enthalpy.Biochemistry.  57:6637–6643. 2018-11-01
2018-08-01 Heat Capacity of DPPC/Cholesterol Mixtures: Comparison of Single Bilayers with Multibilayers and Simulations.Langmuir.  34:9798–9809. 2018-08-01
2017-11-01 Daptomycin-Phosphatidylglycerol Domains in Lipid Membranes.Langmuir.  33:13669-13679.. 2017-11-01
2017-11-01 Daptomycin–phosphatidylglycerol domains in lipid membranes.Langmuir.  33:13669–13679.. 2017-11-01
2017-08-01 And yet it moves.Biophys J..  113:759–761. 2017-08-01
2016-10-01 Charge distribution fine-tunes the translocation of α-helical amphipathic peptides across membranes.Biophys J..  111:1738– 1749.. 2016-10-01
2016-01-01 Coarse-grained simulations of hemolytic peptide -lysin interacting with a POPC bilayer.Biochim. Biophys. Acta.  1858:3182– 3194.. 2016-01-01
2015-04-01 GUVs melt like LUVs: The large heat capacity of MLVs is not due to large size or small curvature.Biophys..  108:2619–2622.. 2015-04-01
2014-10-01 Eliminating the roughness in cholesterols face: Does it matter?Langmuir.  30:12114–12118.. 2014-10-01
2014-05-01 The many faces of lipid raftsBiophysical Journal.  106:1841-1843. 2014-05-01
2014-05-01 The many faces of lipid rafts.Biophys J.  106:1841–1843.. 2014-05-01
2014-04-01 Membrane-active peptides: Binding, translocation, and flux in lipid vesiclesBiochimica et Biophysica Acta2014-04-01
2014-04-01 Membrane-active peptides: Binding, translocation, and flux in lipid vesicles.Biochim Biophys Acta.  1838:2216–2227.. 2014-04-01
2014-04-01 Push-pull mechanism for lipid raft formation.Langmuir.  30:3285–3289.. 2014-04-01
2013-07-01 Statistical analysis of peptide- induced graded and all-or-none fluxes in giant vesicles.Biophysical Journal.  105:432-443. 2013-07-01
2013-03-01 Hemolytic activity of membrane-active peptides correlates with the thermodynamics of binding to 1-palmitoyl-2-oleoyl-sn-glycero-3- phosphocholine bilayersJournal of Membrane Biology.  246:257–262. 2013-03-01
2012-10-01 Sorting of lipidated peptides in fluid bilayers: A molecular-level investigationJournal of the American Chemical Society.  134:17245–17252. 2012-10-01
2012-06-01 Phase separation and fluctuations in mixtures of a saturated and an unsaturated phospholipidBiophysical Journal.  102:2526–2535. 2012-06-01
2012-02-01 Hydrogen-bond energetics drive helix formation in membrane interfacesBiochimica Biophysica Acta Biomembranes.  1818:178-182. 2012-02-01
2011-12-01 Effects of isoflurane, halothane, and chloroform on the interactions and lateral organization of lipids in the liquid-ordered phaseLangmuir.  27:14380-1485. 2011-12-01
2011-10-01 Monte Carlo simulation of protein-induced lipid demixing in a membrane with interactions derived from experimentBiophysical Journal.  101:1930-1937. 2011-10-01
2011-09-01 What determines the activity of antimicrobial and cytolytic peptides in model membranesBiochemistry.  50:7919-7932. 2011-09-01
2011-02-01 Molecular dynamics studies of transportan 10 (Tp10) interacting with a POPC bilayerJournal of physical chemistry B.  115:1188. 2011-02-01
2011-01-01 A simple thermodynamic model of the liquid-ordered state and the interactions between phospholipids and cholesterolBiophysical Journal.  100:420-429. 2011-01-01
2011-01-01 A thermodynamic approach to the mechanism of cell-penetrating peptides in model membranesBiochemistry.  50:654-662. 2011-01-01
2009-09-01 Mechanisms of antimicrobial, cytolytic, and cell-penetrating peptides: from kinteics to thermodynamicsBiochemistry.  48:8083–8093. 2009-09-01
2009-08-01 Wasp mastoparans follow the same mechanism as the cell-penetrating peptide transportanBiochemistry.  48:7342–7351. 2009-08-01
2009-02-01 Magainin 2 Revisited: A Test of the Quantitative Model for the All-or-None Permeabilization of Phospholipid VesiclesBiophys J.  96:116-131. 2009-02-01
2008-11-01 The activity of the amphipathic peptide d-lysin correlates with phospholipid acyl chain structure and bilayer elastic properties.Biophys J.  95:4748–4755. 2008-11-01
2008-08-01 Thermodynamics of Lipid Interactions in Complex BilayersBiochim Biophys Acta.  1788:72-85. 2008-08-01
2008-03-01 A quantitative model for the all-or-none permeabilization of phospholipid vesicles by the antimicrobial peptide cecropin ABiophys J.  94:1667–1680. 2008-03-01
2008-03-01 Small changes in the primary structure of transportan 10 alter the thermodynamics and kinetics of its interaction with phospholipid vesiclesBiochemistry.  47:3051–3060. 2008-03-01
2007-04-01 Investigation of domain formation in sphingomyelin/cholesterol/POPC mixtures by fluorescence resonance energy transfer and Monte Carlo simulationsBiophys J.  92:2422–2433. 2007-04-01
2007-04-01 Mechanism of the cell-penetrating peptide Tp10 permeation of lipid bilayersBiophys J.  92:2434–2444. 2007-04-01
2007-02-01 The cooperative response of synaptotagmin I C2A. A hypothesis for a Ca2+-driven molecular hammer.Biophys J.  92:1409–1418. 2007-02-01
2006-09-01 Temperature and composition dependence of the interaction of -lysin with ternary mixtures of sphingomyelin/cholesterol/POPCBiophys J.  91:2184–2197. 2006-09-01
2006-08-01 Cholesterol-phospholipid association in fluid bilayers: a thermodynamic analysis from nearest-neighbor recognition measurementsBiophys J.  91:1402–1406. 2006-08-01
2006-01-01 A Simple Theory of Peptide Interactions on a Membrane Surface: Excluded Volume and Entropic OrderJ. Theor. Biol..  238:269–278. 2006-01-01
2005-12-01 Thermodynamics of membrane domainsBiochim. Biophys. Acta.  1720:1-13. 2005-12-01
1990-01-01 Spontaneous Interbilayer Transfer of Hexosylceramides between Phospholipid Bilayers.Biochemistry.  29:3892-389. 1990-01-01

Book

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2016-03-01 Proteins: Concepts in Biochemistry,.  Garland Science. 2016-03-01

Chapter

Year Title Altmetric
2012-04-01 Interactions of antimicrobial peptides with lipid bilayers..  Comprehensive Biophysics/Elsevier. 189–222. 2012-04-01
2011-01-01 Tools for predicting binding and insertion of CPPs into lipid bilayers.  Methods Mol. Biol./Humana Press/Springer Verlag. 81-98. 2011-01-01
2010-01-01 Binding and Permeabilization of Model Membranes by Amphipathic Peptides.  Methods Mol. Biol./Humana Press/Springer Verlag. 155-169. 2010-01-01

Presentations

Full Name

  • Paulo F Almeida