Publications

Publications

  • McMullen, A., de Haan, H.W., Tang, J.X., Stein, D.
    Stiff filamentous virus translocations throughsolid-state nanopores.
    Nat. Comm. 5: 4171 (2014)
  • O'Brien, X.M., Loosley, A.J., Oakley, K.E., Tang, J.X., and Reichner, J.S.
    Introducing a novelmetric, directionality time, to quantify humanneutrophil chemotaxis as a function ofmatrix composition and stiffness.
    J. Leukocyte Biol. 95: 993-1004 (2014)
  • Morse, M., Huang, A., Li, G., Maxey, M.R., and Tang, J.X.
    Molecular Adsorption Steers Bacterial Swimming at the Air/Water Interface.
    Biophys. J., 105:
    21-28 (2013)
  • Loosley, A.J., and Tang, J.X.
    Stick-slip motion and elastic coupling in crawling cells.
    Phys. Rev. E, 86: 031908 (2012)
  • Li, G., Brown, P.J.B., Tang, J.X., Xu, J. Quardokus, E.M., Fuqua, C., and Brun, Y.V.
    Surface contact stimulates the just-in-time deployment of bacterial adhesions.
    Mol. Microbiol. 83: 41-51, (2012)
  • Commentary: Reflections on a sticky situation: how surface contact pulls the trigger for bacterial adhesion. Mol. Microbiol. 83: 7-9 (2012)
  • Ikuta, T., Thatte, H.S., Tang, J.X., Mukerji, I., Knee, J., Bridges, K.R., Wang, S., Montero-Huerta, P., Joshi, R.M., Head, C.A.
    Nitric oxide reduces sickle hemoglobin polymerization: potential role of nitric oxide-induced charge alteration in depolymerization
    Arch. Biochem. 510: 53-61, (2011)
  • Li, G., Bensson, J., Nisimova, L., Munger, D., Mahautmr, P., Maxey, M.R., Brun, Y.V., Tang, J.X.
    Accumulation of simming bacteria near a solid surface
    Phys. Rev. E, 84: 041932, (2011)
  • Faulds-Pain, A., Birchall, C., Aldridge, C., Smith, W.D., Grimaldi, G., Nakamura, S., Miyata, T., Gray, J., Li, G., Tang, J.X., Namba, K., Minamino, T., Aldridge, P.D.
    Flagellin redundancy in Caulobacter crescentus and its implacations for flagellar filament assembly
    J. Bacteriol., 193: 2695-2707, (2011)
  • He, J., Tang, J.X.
    Surface adsorption and hopping cause probe-size-dependent microrheology of actin networks
    Phys. Rev. E., 83: 041902, (2011)  
  • Kang, H., Perlmutter, D.S., Shenoy, V.B., Tang, J.X.
    Observation and Kinematic Description of Long Actin Tracks Induced by Spherical Beads
    Biophys. J., 99, (2010) feature article (PDF).
  • Kang, H., Wang, J., Longley, S.J., Tang, J.X., Shaw, S.K.
    Relative actin nucleation promotion ef?ciency by WASP and WAVE proteins in endothelial cells
    Biochem. and Biophys. Res. Com., 400, (2010) (PDF).
  • Kang, H., Carlsson A.E., Tang, J.X.,
    Kinetic overshoot in actin network assembly induced jointly by branching and capping proteins
    Phys. Rev. E, 80, (2009) (PDF).
  • Oakes, P.W., Patel, D.C., Morin, N.A., Zitterbart, D.P., Fabry, B., Reichner, J.S., Tang, J.X.,
    Neutrophil morphology and migration are affected by substrate elasticity
    Blood, 114, (2009) (PDF).
  • Li, G. and Tang J. X.,
    Accumulation of microswimmwers near a surface mediated by collision and rotational Brownian motion
    Phys. Rev. Lett., 103, 078101 (2009) (PDF).
  • Kang, H., Wen Q., Janmey, P.A., Tang, J.X., Conti, E., MacKintosh, F.C.,
    Nonlinear Elasticity of Stiff Filament Networks: Strain-stiffening, Negative Normal Stress, and Filament Alignment in Fibrin Gels,
    J. Phys.Chem. B, Article ASAP • DOI: 10.1021/jp807749f (2009) (PDF)
  • Li, G., Tam, L.-K., Tang, J. X.,
    Amplified effect of Brownian motion in bacterial near-surface swimming
    Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 105, 18355 (2008) (PDF)
  • He, J., Mak, M., Liu, Y., Tang, J. X., 
    Counterion-dependent microrheological properties of F-actin solutions across the isotropic-nematic phase transition
    Phys. Rev. E 78, 011908 (2008) (PDF)
  • Morin, N. A., Oakes, P. W., Hyun, Y.-M., Lee, D., Chin, E. Y., King, M. R., Springer, T. A., Shimaoka, M., Tang, J. X., Reichner, J. S., Kim, M., 
    Nonmuscle Myosin Heavy Chain IIA Mediates Integrin LFA-1 De-adhesion During T Lympphocyte Migration
    J. Exp. Med. 205, 195-205 (2008) (PDF)
  • He, J., Viamontes, J., Tang, J. X., 
    Counterion-Induced Abnormal Slowdown of F-Actin Diffusion across the Isotropic-to-Nematic Phase Transition
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 99, 068103 (2007) (PDF)
  • Wen, Q., Li, G., Tang, J.X., and Huber, G.,
    Switching Statistics of a Flagellar Motor: First-Passage Time and Dynamic Binding.
    J. Stat. Phys. 128, 257-267 (2007) (PDF)
  • Oakes, P. W., Viamontes, J., Tang, J. X., 
    Growth of tactoidal droplets during the first-order isotropic to nematic phase transition of F-actin
    Phys. Rev. E 75, 061902 (2007) (PDF)
  • Guo, Y., Liu, Y., Tang, J. X., Valles Jr., J. M., 
    Polymerization Force Driven Buckling of Microtubule Bundles Determines the Wavelength of Patterns Formed in Tubulin Solutions
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 98, 198103 (2007) (PDF)
  • Viamontes, J., Oakes, P. W., and Tang, J. X., 
    The Isotropic to Nematic Liquid Crystalline Phase Transition of F-actin Varies from Continuous to First Order.
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 97, 118103 (2006) (PDF)
  • Wen, Q., and Tang, J. X., 
    Temperature Effects on Threshold Counterion Concentration to Induce Aggreation of fd Virus.
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 97, 048101 (2006). (PDF)
  • Li, G., and Tang, J. X., 
    Low Flagellar Motor Torque and High Swimming Efficiency of Caulobacter crescentus Swarmer Cells.
    Biophys. J. 91, 2726-2734 (2006). (PDF)
  • Liu, Y., Guo, Y., Valles, J. M., and Tang, J. X., 
    Microtubule Bundling and Nested Buckling Drive Stripe Formation in Polymerizing Tubulin Solutions.
    Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 103, 10654-10659 (2006) (PDF)
  • Tsang, P., Li, G., Brun, Y. V., Freund, L. B., and Tang, J. X., 
    Adhesion of Single Bacterial Cells in the Micronewton Range.
    Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 103, 5764-5768 (2006). (PDF)
    Featured in Nature, Science News, National Public Radio, Fox News, etc.
  • Viamontes, J., Narayanan, S., Sandy, A. R., and Tang, J. X, 
    Orientational Order Parameter of the Nematic Liquid Crystalline Phase of F-actin.
    Phys Rev. E 73 061901 (2006) (PDF)
  • Atakhorrami, M., Sulkowska, J. I., Addas, K.M., Koenderink, G.H., Tang, J. X., Levine, A.J., MacKintosh, F.C., and Schmidt, C.F., 
    Correlated Fluctuations of Microparticles in Viscoelastic Solutions: Quantitative Measurement of Material Properties by Microrheology in the Presence of Optical Traps.
    Phys. Rev. E 73, 061501 (2006) (PDF)
  • Alipour-Assiabi, E., Li, G., Powers, T. R., and Tang, J. X., 
    Fluctuation Analysis of Caulobacter crescentus Adhesion.
    Biophys. J. 90, 2206-2212 (2006) (PDF)
  • Tang, J. X., Qi Wen, Bennett, A., Kim, B., Sheils, C.A., Bucki, R., and Janmey, P., 
    Anionic Poly(amino acid)s Dissolve F-actin and DNA Bundles, Enhance DNase Activity, and Reduce the Viscosity of Cystic Fibrosis Sputum.
    Am. J. Physiol. Lung Cell. Mol. Physiol. 289, L599-605 (2005) (PDF)
  • Angelini, TE., Sanders, LK., Yang, L., Liang, H., Wriggers, W., Tang, J. X., and Wong, G. C. L., 
    Structure and Dynamics of Condensed Multivalent Ions Within Polyelectrolyte Bundles: A Combined X-ray Diffraction and Solid-state NMR Study.
    J. Phys.: Condensed matter 17, S1123-S1135 (2005) (PDF)
  • Balter, A., and Tang, J. X., 
    Hydrodynamic Stability of Helical Growth at Low Reynolds Number.
    Phys. Rev. E 71, 051912 (2005) (PDF)
  • Tang, J. X., Kang, H., and Jia, J., 
    Intriguing Self-assembly of Large Granules of F-actin Facilitated by Gelsolin and α-actinin.
    Langmuir 21, 2789-2795 (2005) (PDF)
  • Li, G., Wen, Q., and Tang, J. X., 
    Single Filament Electrophoresis of F-actin and Filamentous Virus fd.
    J. Chem. Phys. 122 104708 (2005) (PDF)
  • Li, G., Smith, C. S., Brun, Y. V., and Tang, J. X.,
    The Elastic Properties of the Caulobacter crescentus Adhesive Holdfast Are Dependent on Oligomers of N-Acetylglucosamine.
    J. Bacteriology 187, 257-265 (2005) (PDF)
  • Wen, Q., and Tang, J. X., 
    Absence of Charge Inversion on Rodlike Polyelectrolytes with Excess Divalent Counterions.
    J. Chem. Phys. 121, 12666-12670 (2004) (PDF)
  • Yang, L., Liang, H., Angelini, TE., Butler, J., Coridan, R., Tang, J. X., and Wong, G. C. L., 
    Self-assembled Virus-membrane Complexes.
    Nature Materials 3, 615-619 (2004) (PDF)
  • Addas, K., Schmidt, C. F., and Tang, J. X., 
    Microrheology of Solutions of Semiflexible Biopolymer Filaments Using Laser Tweezers Interferometry.
    Phys. Rev. E 70, 021503 (2004) (PDF)
  • Li, G., and Tang, J. X., 
    Diffusion of Actin Filaments Within a Thin Layer Between Two Walls.
    Phys. Rev. E 69, 061921 (2004). (PDF)
  • Hosek, M., and Tang, J. X., 
    Polymer-Induced Bundling of F-actin and the Depletion Force.
    Phys. Rev. E 69, 051907 (2004) (PDF)
  • Butler, J. C., Angelini, T., Tang, J. X., and Wong, G. C. L., 
    Ion Multivalence and Like-charge Polyelectrolyte Attraction.
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 91, 028301 (2003) (PDF)
  • Wong, G. C. L., Lin, A., Tang, J. X., Li, Y., Janmey, P., and Safinya, C. R., 
    Lamellar Phase of Stacked Two-Dimensional Rafts of Actin Filaments.
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 91, 018103 (2003) (PDF)
  • Viamontes, J., and Tang, J. X., 
    Continuous Isotropic-Nematic Liquid Crystalline Transition of F-actin Solutions.
    Phys. Rev. E 67, 040701 (2003) (PDF)
  • Tang, J. X., Janmey, P., Lyubartsev, A., and Nordenskiöld, L., 
    Metal Ion Induced Lateral Aggregation of Filamentous Viruses fd and M13.
    Biophys. J 83, 566-581 (2002) (PDF)
  • Tang, J. X., Käs, J. A., Shah, J. V., and Janmey, P. A., 
    Counterion-induced Actin Ring Formation.
    Euro. Biophys. J. 30, 477-484 (2001) (PDF)
  • Schmidt, F. G., Hinner, B., Sackmann, E., and Tang, J. X.,
    Viscoelastic Properties of Semiflexible Filamentous Bacteriophage fd
    Phys. Rev. E 62, 5509-5517 (2000) (PDF)
  • Wong, G. C. L., Tang, J. X., Lin, A., Li, Y., Janmey, P., and Safinya, C. R., 
    Hierarchical Self-assembly of F-actin and Cationic Lipid Complexes: Stacked Three-layer Tubule Networks.
    Science 288, 2035-2039 (2000) (PDF)
  • Leinweber, B., Tang, J. X., Stafford, W.F., and Chalovich, J. M., 
    Calponin Interaction with α-Actinin-Actin: Evidence for a Structural Role for Calponin.
    Biophys. J. 77, 3208-3217 (1999) (PDF)
  • Tang, J. X. , Janmey, P., Stossel, T., and Ito, T., 
    Thiol Oxidation of Actin Produces Dimers That Enhance the Elasticity of the F-actin Network.
    Biophys. J. 76, 2208-2215 (1999) (PDF)
  • Lyubartsev, A., Tang, J. X., Janmey, P., and Nordenskiöld, L., 
    Electrostatically Induced Polyelectrolyte Association of Rodlike Virus Particles.
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 81, 5465-6468 (1998) (PDF)
  • Xian, W., Tang, J. X., Janmey, P., Braunlin, W., 
    The Polyelectrolyte Behavior of Actin Filaments: A 25Mg NMR Study.
    Biochemistry 38, 7219-7226 (1999) (PDF)
  • Geng, Y., Azuma, T., Tang, J. X., Hartwig, J., Muszynski, M., Wu, Q., Libby, P., and Kwiatkowski, D., 
    Caspase-3-Induced Gelsolin Fragmentation Contributes to Actin Cytoskeletal Collapse, Nucleolysis, and Apoptosis of Vascular Smooth Muscle Cells Exposed to Proinflammatory Cytokines.
    Euro. J. Cell Biol. 77(4) 294-302 (1998)
  • Wriggers, W., Tang, J. X., Azuma, T., Marks, P., and Janmey, P. A., 
    Cofilin and Gelsolin Segment-1: Molecular Dynamics Simulation and Biochemical Analysis Predict a Similar Actin Binding Mode.
    J. Mol. Biol. 282, 921-932 (1998) (PDF)
  • Tang, J. X. and Janmey, P., 
    Two Distinct Mechanisms of Actin Bundles Formation.
    Biol. Bull. 194, 406-408 (1998) (PDF)
  • Janmey, P., Käs, J., Shah, J. V., Allen, P. G., and Tang, J. X., 
    Cytoskeletal Networks and Filament Bundles: Regulation by Proteins and Polycations.
    Biol. Bull. 194, 334-336 (1998) (PDF)
  • Goldman, W.H., Guttenberg, Z., Tang, J.X., Kroy, K., Isenberg, G., Ezzell, R.M., 
    Analysis of the F-actin Binding Fragments of Vinculin Using Stopped-flow and Dynamic Light Scattering Measurements.
    Euro. J. Biochem. 254, 413-419 (1998) (PDF)
    [published erratum appears in Eur. J. Biochem. 256(3) 603, (1998)]
  • Parker, C. A., Takahashi, K. , Tang, J. X.,Tao, T., and Morgan, K. G., 
    Cytoskeletal Targeting of Calponin in Differentiated, Contractile Smooth Muscle Cells of the Ferret.
    J. Physiol. 508.1, 187-198 (1998) (PDF)
  • Kothakota, S., Azuma, T., Reinhard, C., Klippel, A., Tang, J. X., Chu, K., McGarry, T. J., Kirschner, M. W., Koths, K., Kwiatkowski, D., J., and Williams, L. T., 
    Caspase-3-Generated Fragment of Gelsolin: Effector of Morphological Change in Apoptosis.
    Science 278, 294-298 (1997) (PDF)
  • Tang, J. X., Ito, T., Tao, T., Traub, P., and Janmey, P. 
    Opposite Effects of Electrostatics and Steric Exclusion on Bundle Formation by F-actin and Other Filamentous Polyelectrolytes.
    Biochemistry 36, 12600-12607 (1997) (PDF)
  • Tang, J. X., Szymanski, P., Janmey, P., and Tao, T. 
    Electrostatic Effects of Smooth Muscle Calponin on Actin Assembly.
    Euro. J. Biochem. 247, 432-440 (1997) (PDF)
  • Tang, J. and Fraden, S. 
    Nonmonotonic Temperature Dependence of the Flexibility of Bacteriophage fd.
    Biopolymers 39 13-22 (1996) (PDF)
  • Tang, J. and Janmey, P. 
    The Polyelectrolyte Nature of F-actin and the Mechanism of Actin Bundle Formation.
    J. of Biol. Chem. 271 8556-8563 (1996) (PDF)
  • Tang, J., Wong, S., Tran, P., and Janmey, P., 
    Counterion Induced Bundle Formation of Rodlike Polyelectrolytes.
    Ber. Bunsenges. Phys. Chem. 100, 796-806 (1996) (PDF)
  • Käs, J., H. Strey, Tang, J., Finger, D., Ezzell, R., Sackmann, E., and Janmey, P. 
    F-Actin, a Model Polymer For Semiflexible Chains In Dilute, Semidilute, and Liquid Crystalline Solutions.
    Biophys. J. 70, 609-625 (1996) (PDF)
  • Tang, J. and Fraden, S. 
    Isotropic-cholesteric Phase Transition in Colloidal Suspension of Filamentous Bacteriophage fd.
    Liquid Crystals 19, 459-467 (1995) (PDF)
  • Tang, J. and Fraden, S. 
    Magnetic-Field-Induced Isotropic-Nematic Phase Transition in a Colloidal Suspension.
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 71, 3509 (1993) (PDF)