Publications

A rheological study of the of the association and dynamics of MUC5AC gels | Wagner C.E., Turner B.S, Rubinstein M., McKinley G. H., Ribbeck K.
Accepted in Biomacromolecules (2017)

Charge influences substrate recognition and self-assembly of hydrophobic FG sequences | Chen W.G, Witten J., Grindy S.C., Holten-Andersen N., Ribbeck K.
Accepted in Biophysical Journal (2017)

The particle in the spider’s web: transport through biological hydrogels | Witten J, Ribbeck K.
Nanoscale, 9(24):8080-8095 (2017)

Probing the potential of mucus permeability to signify preterm birth risk | Smith-Dupont K., Wagner C., Witten J., Conroy K., Rudoltz H., Pagidas K., Snegovskikh V., House M., and Ribbeck K.
Accepted in Scientific Reports (2017)

Swimming bacteria promote dispersal of non-motile staphylococcal species | Samad T., Billings N, Birjiniuk A., Crouzier T., Doyle P.S., Ribbeck K.
The ISME Journal, 11(8):1933-1937 (2017)

Salivary mucins promote the coexistence of competing oral bacterial species | Frenkel E.S., Ribbeck K.
The ISME Journal, 11(5):1286-1290 (2017)

Antiviral Agents from Multivalent Presentation of Sialyl Oligosaccharides on Brush Polymers | Tang S., Puryear W. B., Seifried B. M., Dong X., Runstadler J. A., Ribbeck K., Olsen B. D.
ACS Macro Letters, 5 (3), 413-418 (2016)

Salivary mucins in host defense and disease prevention | Frenkel E.S., Ribbeck K.
Journal of Oral Microbiology, 7: 29759 (2015)

Modulating mucin hydration and lubrication by deglycosylation and polyethylene glycol binding | Crouzier T., Boettcher K., Geonnotti A., Kavanaugh N., Hirsch J.B., Ribbeck K., Lieleg O.
Advanced Materials Interfaces, 2:1500308 (2015)

Probing the Role of Mucin-Bound Glycans in Bacterial Repulsion by Mucin Coatings | Co J., Crouzier T., Ribbeck K.
Advanced Materials Interfaces, 2:1500179 (2015)

Artificially Engineered Protein Hydrogels Adapted from the Nucleoporin Nsp1 for Selective Biomolecular Transport | Kim M., Chen W.G., Kang J.W., Glassman M.J., Ribbeck K., Olsen B.D.
Advanced Materials, 27(28): 4207-4212 (2015)

Tuning the properties of mucin via layer-by-layer assembly | Ahn J., Crouzier T., Ribbeck K., Rubner M.F., Cohen R.E.
Biomacromolecules, 16(1): 228-235 (2015)

Material properties of biofilms: a review of methods for understanding permeability and mechanics | Billings N., Birjiniuk A, Samad T., Doyle P., Ribbeck K.
Reports on Progress in Physics: 78(3), 036601 (2015)

Salivary mucins protect surfaces from colonization by cariogenic bacteria | Frenkel E.S., Ribbeck K.
Applied and Environmental Microbiology: 81(1), 332-338 (2014)

Zebrafish as a Model to Study Live Mucus Physiology | Jetov I., Samuelesson T., Yao G., Amsterdam A., Ribbeck K.
Scientific Reports 4, Article Number: 6653 (2014)

Mucins Supress Virulence Traits of Candida albicans | Kavanaugh N.L., Zhang A.Q., Nobile C.J., Johnson, A.D., Ribbeck, K.
mBio, 5(5):e01911-14 (2014)

Sugar-Mediated Disassembly of Mucin/Lectin Multilayers and Their Use as pH-Tolerant, On-Demand Sacrificial Layers | Polak R, Crouzier T, Lim RM, Ribbeck K, Beppu MM, Pitombo RN, Cohen RE, Rubner MF
Biomacromolecules, 15(8):3093-8 (2014)

Single Particle Tracking Reveals Spatial and Dynamic Organization of the E. coli Biofilm Matrix | Birjiniuk, A., Billings, N., Nance, E., Hanes, J., Ribbeck, K., and Doyle, P.S
New Journal of Physics,16() 085014 (2014)

Spatial configuration and composition of charge modulates transport into a mucin hydrogel barrier | Li L., Crouzier T., Sarkar A., Dunphy L., Han J., Ribbeck K.
Biophysical Journal, 105(6): 1357-1365 (2013)

Cell patterning with mucin biopolymers | Crouzier T., Jang H., Ahn J., Stocker R., Ribbeck K.
Biomacromolecules,14(9): 3010-3016 (2013)

Cervical Mucus Properties Stratify Risk for Preterm Birth | Critchfield A.S., Yao G., Jaishankar A., Friedlander R.S., Lieleg O., Doyle P.S., McKinley G., House M. and Ribbeck K.
PLOS ONE, 8(8):e69528 (2013)

The extracellular matrix component Psl provides fast-acting antibiotic defense in Pseudomonas aeruginosa biofilms | Billings N., Millan M.R., Caldara M., Rusconi R., Tarasova Y., Stocker R., Ribbeck K.
PLOS Pathogens, 9(8):e1003526 (2013)

Mucin biopolymers prevent bacterial aggregation by retaining cells in the free-swimming state | Caldara M., Friedlander R.S., Kavanaugh N., Aizenberg J., Foster K., Ribbeck K.
Current Biology, 22(24): 2325-2330 (2012)

Mucin multilayers assembled through sugar-lectin interactions | Crouzier T, Beckwitt CH, Ribbeck K.
Biomacromolecules, 13(10):3401-8 (2012)

Microfluidic in vitro system for the quantitative study of the stomach mucus barrier | Li, L.D., Lieleg, O., Jang, S.K., Ribbeck, K., Han, J.
Lab Chip, 12(20):4071-9 (2012)

Mucin biopolymers as broad-spectrum antiviral agents | Lieleg, O., Lieleg, C., Bloom, J., Buck, C.B., Ribbeck, K.
Biomacromolecules, 13(6): 1724-1732 (2012)

Selected antimicrobial essential oils eradicate Psuedomonas spp. and Staphylococcus aureus biofilms | Kavanaugh, N.K., Ribbeck, K.
Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 78(11): 4057-4061 (2012)

An absorption chromatography assay to probe bulk particle transport through hydrogels | Vladescu, I., Lieleg, O., Jang, S., and Ribbeck, K.
Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, 101(1): 436-42 (2012)

Biological hydrogels as selective diffusion barriers | Lieleg O., Ribbeck K.
Trends in Cell Biology, 21(9), pp. 543-551 (2011)

Mechanical robustness of Pseudomonas aeruginosa biofilms | Lieleg O., Caldara M., Baumgaertal R., Ribbeck K.
Soft Matter, vol.7, Pages 3307-3314 (2011)

Charge as a selection criterion for translocation through nuclear pore complexes | Colwell L., Brenner M., Ribbeck K.
PLoS Computational Biology 6:e1000747 (2010)

Characterization of particle translocation through mucin hydrogels | Lieleg O., Vladescu I., and Ribbeck, K.
Biophysical Journal, 98:1782 (2010)

Do viruses use vectors to penetrate mucus barriers? | Ribbeck K.
Bioscience Hypothesis, Vol. 2, Issue 6, Pages 357-446 (2009)

Adsorption of Human Papillomavirus 16 to live human sperm. | Pérez-Andino J., Buck C.B., and Ribbeck K.
PLoS ONE 4(6):e5847 (2009)

Meiotic Spindle- Sculpted by Severing. | Ribbeck K and Mitchison TJ.
Current Biology 16(21):R923-5 (2007)

Self-organization of anastral spindles by synergy of dynamic instability, autocatalytic microtubule production, and a spatial signaling gradient. | Clausen T and Ribbeck K.
PLoS ONE 2: e244 (2007)

NuSAP can link mitotic chromatin to microtubules. | Ribbeck K, Raemaekers T, Carmeliet G, Mattaj I.
Current Biology. 17(3):230-6 (2007)

NuSAP, a mitotic RanGTP target that can stabilise and cross-link microtubules. | Ribbeck K, Santarella R, Groen A, Raemaekers T, Köcher T, Gentzel M, Görlich D, Wilm M, Carmeliet G, Mitchison T, Ellenberg J, Hoenger A and Mattaj I.
Mol Biol Cell 17, 2646-2660 (2006)

Crm1 is a mitotic effector of Ran-GTP in somatic cells. | Arnaoutov A, Azuma Y, Ribbeck K, Joseph J, Boyarchuk Y, Karpova T, McNally J, Dasso M.
Nat Cell Biol. 7(6), 626-32 (2005)

NuSAP, a novel microtubule-associated protein involved in mitotic spindle organization. | Raemaekers T, Ribbeck K, Beaudouin J, Annaert W, Van Camp M, Stockmans I, Smets N, Bouillon R, Ellenberg J, Carmeliet G.
J Cell Biol 162, 1017-29 (2003)

Characterization of Ran-driven cargo transport and the RanGTPase system by kinetic measurement and computer simulation. | Görlich D, Seewald M and Ribbeck K.
EMBO J 22, 1088-110 (2003)

The permeability barrier of nuclear pore complexes appears to operate via hydrophobic exclusion. | Ribbeck K and Görlich D.
EMBO J 21, 2664-71 (2002)

Kinetic analysis of translocation through nuclear pore complexes. | Ribbeck K and Görlich D.
EMBO J 20, 1320-1330 (2001)

The C-terminal domain of TAP interacts with the nuclear pore complex and promotes export of specific CTE-bearing RNA substrates. | Bachi A, Braun IC, Rodrigues JP, Pante N, Ribbeck K, von Kobbe C, Kutay U, Wilm M, Gorlich D, Carmo-Fonseca M, Izaurralde E.
RNA. 6(1), 136-58 (2000)

The translocation of transportin-cargo complexes through nuclear pores is independent of both Ran and energy. | Ribbeck K, Kutay U., Paraskeva E. and Görlich D.\
Current Biology 9, 47-50 (1999)

Interaction between NTF2 and xFxFG-containing nucleoporins is required to mediate nuclear import of RanGDP. | Bayliss R, Ribbeck K, Akin D, Kent H. M, Feldherr C. M, Görlich D, and Stewart M.
J Mol Biol 293, 579-93 (1999)

A calcium signaling cascade essential for myosin thick filament assembly in Xenopus myocytes. | Ferrari MB, Ribbeck K, Hagler DJ, Spitzer NC.
J Cell Biol. 15;141(6):1349-56 (1998).

NTF2 mediates nuclear import of Ran. | Ribbeck K, Lipowsky G., Kent H. M., Stewart M. & Görlich D.
EMBO J 17, 6587-6598 (1998)