U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Allen Minton

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Tel: 301-496-3604
Email: allenm@niddk.nih.gov

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  • Chaim Weizmann Junior FellowWeizmann Institute of Science1968–1970
  • Ph.D.University of California, Los Angeles1968
  • B.S.University of California, Los Angeles1964

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    Allen P. Minton, Ph.D.

    Senior Investigator, Laboratory of Biochemistry and GeneticsPhysical Biochemistry Section
    • Biomedical Engineering/Biophysics/Physics


    A selection of recent and significant publications can be viewed below.

    Monterroso B, Rivas G, Minton AP. An equilibrium model for the Mg(2+)-linked self-assembly of FtsZ in the presence of GTP or a GTP analogue. Biochemistry. 2012 Aug 7; 51:6108-13. [Full Text/Abstract]
    Rivas G, Minton AP. Beyond the second virial coefficient: Sedimentation equilibrium in highly non-ideal solutions. Methods. 2011 May; 54:167-74. [Full Text/Abstract]
    Fernández C, Minton AP. Static light scattering from concentrated protein solutions II: experimental test of theory for protein mixtures and weakly self-associating proteins. Biophys. J. 2009 Mar 4; 96:1992-8. [Full Text/Abstract]
    Fernández C, Minton AP. Automated measurement of the static light scattering of macromolecular solutions over a broad range of concentrations. Anal. Biochem. 2008 Oct 15; 381:254-7. [Full Text/Abstract]
    Minton AP. The effective hard particle model provides a simple, robust, and broadly applicable description of nonideal behavior in concentrated solutions of bovine serum albumin and other nonassociating proteins. J Pharm Sci. 2007 Dec; 96:3466-9. [Full Text/Abstract]
    Minton AP. Static light scattering from concentrated protein solutions, I: General theory for protein mixtures and application to self-associating proteins. Biophys. J. 2007 Aug 15; 93:1321-8. [Full Text/Abstract]
    Minton AP. How can biochemical reactions within cells differ from those in test tubes? J. Cell. Sci. 2006 Jul 15; 119:2863-9. [Full Text/Abstract]
    Kameyama K, Minton AP. Rapid quantitative characterization of protein interactions by composition gradient static light scattering. Biophys. J. 2006 Mar 15; 90:2164-9. [Full Text/Abstract]
    Minton AP. Influence of macromolecular crowding upon the stability and state of association of proteins: predictions and observations. J Pharm Sci. 2005 Aug; 94:1668-75. [Full Text/Abstract]
    Minton AP. Models for excluded volume interaction between an unfolded protein and rigid macromolecular cosolutes: macromolecular crowding and protein stability revisited. Biophys. J. 2005 Feb; 88:971-85. [Full Text/Abstract]
    Hall D, Minton AP. Macromolecular crowding: qualitative and semiquantitative successes, quantitative challenges. Biochim. Biophys. Acta. 2003 Jul 30; 1649:127-39. [Full Text/Abstract]
    Sasahara K, McPhie P, Minton AP. Effect of dextran on protein stability and conformation attributed to macromolecular crowding. J. Mol. Biol. 2003 Feb 28; 326:1227-37. [Full Text/Abstract]
    Hatters DM, Minton AP, Howlett GJ. Macromolecular crowding accelerates amyloid formation by human apolipoprotein C-II. J. Biol. Chem. 2002 Mar 8; 277:7824-30. [Full Text/Abstract]
    Zhou HX, Rivas G, Minton AP. Macromolecular crowding and confinement: biochemical, biophysical, and potential physiological consequences. Annu Rev Biophys. 2008; 37:375-97. [Full Text/Abstract]