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Irene Shu

Graduate Student 2006-2011

B.S. Chemistry, 2006
National Tsing Hua University


K Sivanesam, I Shu, KNL Huggins, M Tatarek-Nossol, A Kapurniotu, NH Andersen. Peptide Inhibitors of the amyloidogenesis of IAPP: verification of the hairpin-binding geometry hypothesis FEBS Letters 255 2016 2575-2583.

JM Anderson, AA Shcherbakov, BL Kier, J Kellock, I Shu, AL Byrne, LA Eidenschink, NH Andersen Optimization of a β-sheet-cap for long loop closure Biopolymers 0 2016 .

JM Anderson, B Jurban, KN Huggins, AA Shcherbakov, I Shu, BL Kier, NH Andersen Nascent Hairpins in Proteins: Identifying Turn Loci and Quantitating Turn Contributions to Hairpin Stability Biochemistry 55 2016 5537–5553.

JM Anderson, B Kier, B Jurban, A Byrne, I Shu, LA Eidenschink, AA Shcherbakov, M Hudson, RM Fesinmeyer, NH Andersen Aryl-Aryl interactions in designed peptide folds: Spectroscopic characteristics and placement issues for optimal structure stabilization. Biopolymers 105 2016 337-356.

I Shu, M Scian, JM Stewart, BL Kier, NH Andersen 13C structuring shifts for the analysis of model beta-hairpins and beta-sheets in proteins: diagnostic shifts appear only at the cross-strand H-bonded residues Journal of Biomolecular NMR 56 2013 313-329.

M Scian, I Shu, KA Olsen, K Hassam, NH Andersen Mutational Effects on the Folding Dynamics of a Minimized Hairpin Biochemistry 52 2013 2556-2564.

A. W. McMillan, BL Kier, I Shu, AL Byrne, NH Andersen, W. W. Parson Fluorescence of Tryptophan in Designed Hairpin and Trp-Cage Miniproteins: Measurements of Fluorescence Yields and Calculations by Quantum Mechanical Molecular Dynamics Simulations Journal of Physical Chemistry B 117 2013 1790–1809.

I Shu, JM Stewart, M Scian, BL Kier, NH Andersen β-Sheet 13C Structuring Shifts Appear only at the H-bonded Sites of Hairpins J. Am. Chem. Soc. 133 2011 1196-1199.

BL Kier, I Shu, L Eidenschink, NH Andersen Stabilizing Capping Motif for β Hairpins and Sheets Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. 107 2010 10466-10471.