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  1. Slininger MF, Jakobson CM, Tullman-Ercek D. (2017) “Evidence for Improved Encapsulated Pathway Behavior in a Bacterial Microcompartment through Shell Protein Engineering.” ACS Synthetic Biology. Article ASAP .DOI: 10.1021/acssynbio.7b00042
  1. Jakobson CM, Tullman-Ercek D, Slininger MF, Mangan NM. (2017) “A systems-level model reveals that 1,2-Propanediol utilization microcompartments enhance pathway flux through intermediate sequestration.” PLoS Comput Biol. 13(5).DOI: 10.1371/journal.pcbi.1005525 
  1. Azam Glasgow A., Wong H.T., Tullman-Ercek D. (2017) “A Secretion-Amplification Role for Salmonella enterica Translocon Protein SipD.” ACS Synthetic Biology. 6(6). DOI: 10.1021/acssynbio.6b00335 
  1. Jakobson C.M., Slininger Lee M.F., Tullman-Ercek D. (2017) “De novo design of signal sequences to localize cargo to the 1,2-propanediol utilization microcompartment.” Protein Sci. 26(5). DOI: 10.1002/pro.3144
  1. Metcalf K.J., Tullman-Ercek D. (2017) “Use of Transcriptional Control to Increase Secretion of Heterologous Proteins in T3S Systems.” Methods Mol. Biol. 1531:71-79. DOI: 10.1007/978-1-4939-6649-3_6


  1. Metcalf K.J., Bevington J.L., Rosales S.L., Burdette L.A., Valdivia E., Tullman-Ercek D. (2016) “Proteins adopt functionally active conformations after type III secretion.” Microb. Cell Fact. 15(1):213. DOI: 10.1186/s12934-016-0606-4
  1. Asensio, M., Morella, N., Jakobson, C., Hartman, E., Glasgow, J., Sankaran, B., Zwart, P., and Tullman-Ercek, D. (2016) “A Selection for Assembly Reveals That a Single Amino Acid Mutant of the Bacteriophage MS2 Coat Protein Forms a Smaller Virus-like Particle.” Nano Letters. DOI: 10.1021/acs.nanolett.6b02948
  1. Jakobson, C., Chen, Y., Slininger, M., Valdivia, E., Kim, E., and Tullman-Ercek, D. (2016) “Tuning the Catalytic Activity of Subcellular Nanoreactors.” Journal of Molecular Biology. DOI: 10.1016/j.jmb.2016.07.006
  1. Jakobson, C. and Tullman-Ercek, D. (2016) “Dumpster Diving in the Gut: Bacterial Microcompartments as Part of a Host-Associated Lifestyle.” PLoS Pathogens. DOI: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1005558
  1. Azam, A. and Tullman-Ercek, D. (2016) “Type-III secretion filaments as scaffolds for inorganic nanostructures.” Journal of the Royal Society Interface. DOI: 10.1098/rsif.2015.0938


  1. Boyarskiy, S., López, S.D., Kong, N., and Tullman-Ercek, D. (2015) “Transcriptional feedback regulation of efflux protein expression for increased tolerance to and production of n-butanol.” Metabolic Engineering. DOI: 10.1016/j.ymben.2015.11.005
  1. Jakobson, C., Kim, E., Slininger, M. Chien, A., and Tullman-Ercek, D. (2015) “Localization of Proteins to the 1,2-Propanediol Utilization Microcompartment by Non-native Signal Sequences Is Mediated by a Common Hydrophobic Motif.” The Journal of Biological Chemistry. DOI: 10.1074/jbc.M115.651919
  1. Azam, A., Li, C., Metcalf, K., and Tullman-Ercek, D. (2015) “Type III secretion as a generalizable strategy for the production of full-length biopolymer-forming proteins.” Biotechnology and Bioengineering. DOI: 10.1002/bit.25656
  1. Glasgow, J., Asensio, M., Jakobson, C., Francis, M., and Tullman-Ercek, D. (2015) “The Influence of Electrostatics on Small Molecule Flux through a Protein Nanoreactor.” ACS Synthetic Biology. DOI: 10.1021/acssynbio.5b00037


  1. Kim, E.*, Jakobson, C.*, and Tullman-Ercek, D. (2014) “Engineering transcriptional regulation to control Pdu microcompartment formation.” PLoS ONE. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0113814
    (* denotes equal contributions)
  1. Kim, E., Slininger, M., and Tullman-Ercek, D. (2014) “The effects of time, temperature, and pH on the stability of Pdu bacterial microcompartments.” Protein Science. DOI: 10.1002/pro.2527
  1. Metcalf, K., Finnerty, C., Azam, A., Valdivia, E., Tullman-Ercek, D. (2014) “Using transcriptional control to increase titer of secreted heterologous proteins by the type III secretion system.” Applied and Environmental Microbiology. DOI: 10.1128/AEM.0133-14
  1. Glasgow, J. and Tullman-Ercek, D. (2014) “Production and applications of engineered viral capsids.” Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. DOI: 10.1007/s00253-014-5787-3


  1. Kim, E. and Tullman-Ercek, D. (2013) “A rapid flow cytometry assay for the relative quantification of protein encapsulation into bacterial microcompartments.” Biotechnology Journal. DOI: 10.1002/biot.201300391
  1. Reyes-Ortiz, V., Heins, R.A., Cheng, G., Kim, E.Y., Vernon, B.C., Elandt, R.B., Adams, P.D., Sale, K.L., Hadi, M.Z., Simmons, B.A., Kent, M.S., Tullman-Ercek, D. (2013) “Addition of a carbohydrate-binding module enhances cellulase penetration into cellulose substrates.” Biotechnology for Biofuels. DOI: 10.1186/1754-6834-6-93
  1. Fisher, M., Boyarskiy, S., Yamada, M., Kong, N., Bauer, S., and Tullman-Ercek, D. (2013) “Enhancing tolerance to short-chain alcohols by engineering the Escherichia coli AcrB efflux pump to secrete the non-native substrate n-butanol.” ACS Synthetic Biology. DOI: 10.1021/sb400065q
  1. Fisher, M. and Tullman-Ercek, D. (2013) “Change, exchange, and rearrange: protein engineering for the biotechnological production of fuels, pharmaceuticals, and other chemicals.” Current Opinion in Biotechnology. DOI: 10.1016/j.copbio.2013.02.027


  1. Kim, E. and Tullman-Ercek, D. (2012) “Engineering nanoscale protein compartments for synthetic organelles.” Current Opinion in Biotechnology. DOI: 10.1016/j.copbio.2012.11.012
  2. Glasgow, J., Capehart, S., Francis, M., and Tullman-Ercek, D. (2012) “Osmolyte-Mediated Encapsulation of Proteins inside MS2 Viral Capsids.” ACS Nano. DOI: 10.1021/nn302183h


  1. Bokinsky, G., Peralta-Yahya, P.P., George, A., Holmes, B.M., Steen, E.J., Dietrich, J., Soon Lee, T., Tullman-Ercek, D., Voigt, C.A., Simmons, B.A., and Keasling, J. (2011) “Synthesis of three advanced biofuels from ionic liquid-pretreated switchgrass using engineered Escherichia coli.” Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA. DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1106958108


  1. Widmaier D.W., Tullman-Ercek D., Mirsky E.A., Temme K.T., Govindarajan S., Minshull J., Voigt C.A. (2009) “Engineering the Salmonella type III secretion system to export spider silk monomers.” Mol. Syst. Biol. DOI: 10.1038/msb.2009.62


  1. Fisher A.C., Kim J.Y., Tullman-Ercek D., Henderson L.A., DeLisa M.P. (2008) “Exploration of the bacterial twin-arginine translocation system for expression and purification of properly folded proteins in Escherichia coli.” Microbial Biotechnol. DOI: 10.1111/j.1751-7915.2008.00041.x
  2. Temme K.T., Salis H., Tullman-Ercek D., Levskaya A., Hong S.H., Voigt C.A. (2008) “Induction and relaxation dynamics of the regulatory network controlling the type III secretion system encoded within Salmonella pathogenicity island I.” J. Mol. Biol. DOI: 10.1016/j.jmb.2007.12.044


  1. Tullman-Ercek D., DeLisa M.P., Kawarasaki Y., Iranpour P., Ribnicky B., Palmer T., Georgiou G. (2007) “Export pathway selectivity of Escherichia coli twin-arginine translocation signal peptides.” J. Biol. Chem. DOI: 10.1074/jbc.M610507200


  1. Lee, P.A., Tullman-Ercek D., Georgiou G. (2006) “The bacterial twin-arginine translocation pathway.” Ann. Rev. of Microbiol. DOI: 10.1146/annurev.micro.60.080805.142212


  1. DeLisa M.P., Tullman D., Georgiou G. (2003) “Folding quality control in the export of proteins by the bacterial twin-arginine translocation pathway.” Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA. DOI: 10.1073/pnas.0937838100