Barbara A. Seaton, PhD

Emeritus Professor, Physiology & Biophysics

617.638.5061
700 Albany St Ctr for Adv Biomed Res

Education

  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology, PhD
  • Brooklyn College, BS

Publications

  • Published on 7/31/2017

    Rynkiewicz MJ, Wu H, Cafarella TR, Nikolaidis NM, Head JF, Seaton BA, McCormack FX. Differential Ligand Binding Specificities of the Pulmonary Collectins Are Determined by the Conformational Freedom of a Surface Loop. Biochemistry. 2017 Aug 08; 56(31):4095-4105. PMID: 28719181.

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  • Published on 6/21/2016

    Goh BC, Wu H, Rynkiewicz MJ, Schulten K, Seaton BA, McCormack FX. Elucidation of Lipid Binding Sites on Lung Surfactant Protein A Using X-ray Crystallography, Mutagenesis, and Molecular Dynamics Simulations. Biochemistry. 2016 Jul 05; 55(26):3692-701. PMID: 27324153.

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  • Published on 8/26/2015

    Tripathi S, Wang G, White M, Rynkiewicz M, Seaton B, Hartshorn K. Identifying the Critical Domain of LL-37 Involved in Mediating Neutrophil Activation in the Presence of Influenza Virus: Functional and Structural Analysis. PLoS One. 2015; 10(8):e0133454. PMID: 26308522.

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  • Published on 8/1/2014

    Lu Z, Rynkiewicz MJ, Yang CY, Madico G, Perkins HM, Roche MI, Seaton BA, Sharon J. Functional and structural characterization of Francisella tularensis O-antigen antibodies at the low end of antigen reactivity. Monoclon Antib Immunodiagn Immunother. 2014 Aug; 33(4):235-45. PMID: 25171003.

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  • Published on 6/26/2014

    Lu Z, Rynkiewicz MJ, Madico G, Li S, Yang CY, Perkins HM, Sompuram SR, Kodela V, Liu T, Morris T, Wang D, Roche MI, Seaton BA, Sharon J. B-cell epitopes in GroEL of Francisella tularensis. PLoS One. 2014; 9(6):e99847. PMID: 24968190.

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  • Published on 4/4/2014

    Nikolaidis NM, White MR, Allen K, Tripathi S, Qi L, McDonald B, Taubenberger J, Seaton BA, McCormack FX, Crouch EC, Hartshorn KL. Mutations flanking the carbohydrate binding site of surfactant protein D confer antiviral activity for pandemic influenza A viruses. Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol. 2014 Jun 1; 306(11):L1036-44. PMID: 24705721.

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  • Published on 11/13/2013

    Goh BC, Rynkiewicz MJ, Cafarella TR, White MR, Hartshorn KL, Allen K, Crouch EC, Calin O, Seeberger PH, Schulten K, Seaton BA. Molecular mechanisms of inhibition of influenza by surfactant protein D revealed by large-scale molecular dynamics simulation. Biochemistry. 2013 Nov 26; 52(47):8527-38. PMID: 24224757.

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  • Published on 11/1/2013

    Lu Z, Rynkiewicz MJ, Yang CY, Madico G, Perkins HM, Wang Q, Costello CE, Zaia J, Seaton BA, Sharon J. The binding sites of monoclonal antibodies to the non-reducing end of Francisella tularensis O-antigen accommodate mainly the terminal saccharide. Immunology. 2013 Nov; 140(3):374-89. PMID: 23844703.

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  • Published on 7/2/2012

    Rynkiewicz MJ, Lu Z, Hui JH, Sharon J, Seaton BA. Structural analysis of a protective epitope of the Francisella tularensis O-polysaccharide. Biochemistry. 2012 Jul 17; 51(28):5684-94. PMID: 22747335.

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  • Published on 6/8/2012

    van Eijk M, Rynkiewicz MJ, White MR, Hartshorn KL, Zou X, Schulten K, Luo D, Crouch EC, Cafarella TR, Head JF, Haagsman HP, Seaton BA. A unique sugar-binding site mediates the distinct anti-influenza activity of pig surfactant protein D. J Biol Chem. 2012 Aug 3; 287(32):26666-77. PMID: 22685299.

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