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  1. Kafader J.O., Melani R.D., Durbin K.R., Ikwuagwu B., Early B.P., Fellers R.T., Beu S.C., Zabrouskov V., Makarov A.A., Maze J.T., Shinholt D.L., Yip P.F., Tullman-Ercek D., Senko M.W., Compton P.D., Kelleher N.L. (2020) “Multiplexed mass spectrometry of individual ions improves measurement of proteoforms and their complexes.” Nature Methods 17(4):391-4. DOI: 10.1038/s41592-020-0764-5
  2. Kennedy N.W., Hershewe J.M., Nichols T.M., Roth E.W., Wilke C.D., Mills C.E., Jewett M.C., Tullman-Ercek D. (2020) “Apparent size and morphology of bacterial microcompartments varies with technique.” PLoS One 15(3):e0226395. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0226395
  3. Nichols T.M., Kennedy N.W, Tullman-Ercek D. (2020) “A genomic integration platform for heterologous cargo encapsulation in 1,2-propanediol utilization bacterial microcompartments.” Biochemical Engineering Journal. 156. DOI: 10.1016/j.bej.2020.107496


  1. Nichols T.M., Kennedy N.W, Tullman-Ercek D. (2019) “Cargo encapsulation in bacterial microcompartments: Methods and analysis.” Methods in Enzymology. Vol. 617. New York, NY :: Academic, 2019. Metabolons and Supramolecular Enzyme Assemblies. DOI: 10.1016/bs.mie.2018.12.009
  1. Brauer D.D., Hartman E.C., Bader D.L.V., Merz Z.N., Tullman-Ercek D., Francis M.B. (2019) “Systematic engineering of a protein nanocage for high-yield, site-specific modification.” JACS 141(9): 3875-84. DOI: 10.1021/jacs.8b10734
  1. Hartman E.C., Lobba M.J., Favor A.H., Robinson S.A., Francis M.B., Tullman-Ercek D. (2019) “Experimental evaluation of co-evolution in a self-assembling particle.” Biochemistry 58(11): 1527-38. DOI: 10.1021/acs.biochem.8b00948


  1. Burdette L.A., Leach S.A., Wong H.T., Tullman-Ercek D. (2018) “Developing Gram-negative bacteria for the secretion of heterologous proteins.” Microbial Cell Factories. 17(196). DOI: 10.1186/s12934-018-1041-5
  1. Metcalf K.J., Lee M.F.S., Jakobson, C.M., Tullman-Ercek D. (2018) “An estimate is worth about a thousand experiments: using order-of-magnitude estimates to identify cellular engineering targets.” Microbial Cell Factories. 17(135). DOI: 10.1186/s12934-018-0979-7
  1. Basler G., Thompson M., Tullman-Ercek D., Keasling, J. (2018) “A Pseudomonas putida efflux pump acts on short-chain alcohols.” Biotechnology for Biofuels. 11(136). DOI: 10.1186/s13068-018-1133-9
  1. Jakobson C.M., Tullman-Ercek D., Mangan N.M. (2018) “Spatially organizing biochemistry: choosing a strategy to translate synthetic biology to the factory.” Scientific Reports. 8(1): 8196. DOI: 10.1038/s41598-018-26399-0
  1. Kang M.K, Tullman-Ercek D. (2018) “Engineering expression and function of membrane proteins.” Methods. 135(1385). DOI: 10.1016/j.ymeth.2018.04.014
  1. Hartman E.C.,  Jakobson C.M., Favor A.H., Lobba M.J., Benedicto  E.A., Francis M.B., Tullman-Ercek D. (2018) “Quantitative characterization of all single amino acid variants of a viral capsid-based drug delivery vehicle.” Nature Communications. 9(1385). DOI: 10.1038/s41467-018-03783-y
  1. Davis López S.A., Griffith D.A., Choi B., Cate J.H., Tullman-Ercek D. (2018) “Evolutionary engineering improves tolerance for medium-chain alcohols in Saccharomyces cerevisiae.” Biotechnology for Biofuels. 11(90). DOI: 10.1186/s13068-018-1089-9
  1. Azam Glassgow A., Tullman-Ercek D. (2018) “Type III Secretion Filaments as Templates for Metallic Nanostructure Synthesis.” Protein Scaffolds. Methods in Molecular Biology 1798 .DOI: 10.1016/j.ymeth.2018.04.014


  1. Slininger-Lee M.F., Tullman-Ercek D. (2017) “Practical considerations for the encapsulation of multi-enzyme cargos within the bacterial microcompartment for metabolic engineering.” Current Opinion in Systems Biology. 5(1) .DOI: 10.1016/j.coisb.2017.05.017
  1. Slininger M.F., Jakobson C.M., Tullman-Ercek D. (2017) “Evidence for Improved Encapsulated Pathway Behavior in a Bacterial Microcompartment through Shell Protein Engineering.” ACS Synthetic Biology. 6(10):1880-1891. DOI: 10.1021/acssynbio.7b00042
  1. Jakobson C.M., Tullman-Ercek D, Slininger M.F., Mangan N.M. (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