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[18] Yang S, Miao X#, Arnold S#, Li B#,  Ly AT, Wang H, Wang M, Guo X, Pathak MM, Zhao W, Cox CD, Shi Z*. Membrane curvature governs the distribution of Piezo1 in live cells. Nature Communications. 13, 7467. 2022. Peer Review. bioRxiv preprint (earlier version).
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[17] Gao J#, Mewborne QT#, Girdhar A, Sheth U, Coyne AN, Punathil R, Kang BG, Dasovich M, Veire A, Hernandez MD, Liu S, Shi Z, Dafinca R, Fouquerel E, Talbot K, Kam TI, Zhang YJ, Dickson D, Petrucelli L, van Blitterswijk M, Guo L, Dawson TM, Dawson VL, Leung AKL, Lloyd TE, Gendron TF, Rothstein JD*, Zhang K*. Poly(ADP-ribose) Promotes Toxicity of C9ORF72 Arginine-rich Dipeptide Repeat Proteins. Science Translational Medicine. 14(662), eabq3215. 2022.

[16] Shi Z, Innes-Gold S, Cohen AE*. Membrane tension propagation couples axon growth and collateral branching. Science Advances. 8(35), eabo1297. 2022. bioRxiv preprint. Qeios review

[15] Biswas R, Yang S, Crichton RA, Adly-Gendi P, Chen TK, Kopcha WP, Shi Z*, Zhang J*. C60-β-cyclodextrin conjugates for enhanced nucleus delivery of doxorubicin. Nanoscale. 14, 4456-4462. 2022.

[14] Wang H, Kelley FM, Milovanovic D, Schuster BS, Shi Z*. Surface tension and viscosity of protein condensates quantified by micropipette aspiration. Biophysical Reports. 1(1), 100011. 2021. bioRxiv preprint
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[13] Schuster BS, Regy RM, Dolan EM, Ranganath AK, Jovic N, Khare SD, Shi Z, Jeetain Mittal*. Biomolecular Condensates: Sequence Determinants of Phase Separation, Microstructural Organization, Enzymatic Activity, and Material Properties. J. Phys. Chem. B. 125(14), 3441-3451. 2021.

[12] Cohen AE*, Shi Z*. Do cell membranes flow like honey or jiggle like Jello? BioEssays. 42(1), 1900142. 2020.

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[11] Shi Z, Graber ZT, Baumgart T, Stone HA, Cohen AE*. Cell membranes resist flow. Cell 175(7), 1769-1779. 2018. bioRxiv preprint
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Perspective: Membrane Mechanics in Living Cells

[10] Graber ZT, Shi Z, Baumgart T*. Cations induce shape remodeling of negatively charged phospholipid membranes. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 19(23), 15285-15295. 2017.

[9] Luo Q, Shi Z, Zhang Y, Chen XJ, Han SY, Baumgart T, Chenoweth DM, Park SJ*. DNA Island Formation on Binary Block Copolymer Vesicles. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 138(32), 10157–10162. 2016.

[8] Chen Z, Shi Z, Baumgart T*. Regulation of Membrane-Shape Transitions Induced by I-BAR Domains. Biophysical Journal. 109(2), 298-307. 2015.

[7] Shi Z, Sachs JN, Rhoades E, Baumgart T*. Biophysics of α-synuclein induced membrane remodelling. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 17(24), 15561-15568. 2015.
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[6] Shi Z, Baumgart T*. Membrane tension and peripheral protein density mediate membrane shape transitions. Nature Communications. 6, 5974. 2015.
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[5] Wu T, Shi Z, Baumgart T*. Mutations in BIN1 associated with Central Nuclear Myopathy disrupt membrane remodeling by affecting protein density and oligomerization. PLoS ONE. 9(4), e93060. 2014.

[4] Shi Z, Baumgart T*. Dynamics and instabilities of lipid bilayer membrane shapes. Adv. Colloid Interface Sci. 208, 76-88. 2014.

[3] Cavallaro M, Gharbi MA, Beller DA, Copar S, Shi Z, Baumgart T, Yang S, Kamien RD, Stebe KJ*. Exploiting imperfections in the bulk to direct assembly of surface colloids. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 110(47), 18804-18808. 2013.

[2] Cavallaro M, Gharbi MA, Beller DA, Copar S, Shi Z, Kamien RD, Yang S, Baumgart T, Stebe KJ*. Ring around the colloid. Soft Matter. 9(38), 9099-9102. 2013.

[1] Capraro BR#, Shi Z#, Wu T, Chen Z, Dunn JM, Rhoades E, Baumgart T*. Kinetics of endophilin N-BAR domain dimerization and membrane interactions. Journal of Biological Chemistry. 288(18), 12533-12543. 2013.

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Bolded authors are members of the SHI lab; underlies highlight undergraduate researchers.



Shi Z, Mechanisms of Membrane Remodeling by Peripheral Proteins and Divalent Cations. University of Pennsylvania. 2015