Self-Assembly in Crowded Systems



  • The Role of Macromolecular Crowding in Cytoskeletal Organization. Herzfeld J. Chapter 10 in (Macro)Molecular Crowding: Life of the Pottage, Springer (in press).

  • Crowding-Induced Organization in Cells: Spontaneous Alignment and Sorting of Filaments with Physiological Control Points. Herzfeld J. J Molecular Recognition 17, 376-381 (2004).

  • Distribution functions for reversibly self-assembling spherocylinders. Kramer EM and Herzfeld J. Phys Rev E 58, 5934-5947 (1998).

  • Interpretation of the Osmotic Behavior of Sickle Cell Hemoglobin Solutions: Different Interactions Among Monomers and Polymers. Han J and Herzfeld J. Biopolymers 45, 299-306 (1998).

  • Entropically-Driven Order in Crowded Solutions: from Liquid Crystals to Cell Biology. Herzfeld J. Accounts of Chemical Research 29, 31-37 (1996).

  • Crowding-induced Organization of Cytoskeletal Elements: III. Spontaneous Bundling and Sorting of Self-assembled Filaments with Different Flexibilities. Kulp DT and Herzfeld J. Biophysical Chem 57, 93-102 (1995).

  • Crowding Induced Organization of Cytoskeletal Elements: II. Dissolution of Spontaneously Formed Filament Bundles By Capping Proteins. Madden TL and Herzfeld J. J Cell Biol 126, 169-174 (1994).

  • Crowding Induced Organization of Cytoskeletal Elements: I. Spontaneous Demixing of Cytosolic Proteins and Model Filaments to Form Filament Bundles. Madden TL and Herzfeld J. Biophysical J 65, 1147-1154 (1993).

  • Liquid Crystal Phases of Self-Assembled Amphiphilic Aggregates. Madden TL and Herzfeld J. Phil TransRoy Soc A, 344. 357-375 (1993).

  • Liquid Crystal Phases of Self-Assembled Molecular Aggregates. Taylor MP and Herzfeld J. J Phys: Condens Matter 5, 2651-2678 (1993).

  • Shape Anisotropy and Ordered Phases in Reversibly Assembling Lyotropic Systems. Taylor MP and Herzfeld J. Phys Rev A 43, 1892-1905 (1991).

  • A Model for Nematic and Columnar Ordering in a Self-Assembling System. Taylor MP and Herzfeld J. Langmuir 6, 911-915 (1990).

  • Soft Repulsions in a Lattice Model for Self-Assembling Systems. Hentschke R and Herzfeld J. J Chem Phys 91, 7308-7309 (1989).

  • Theory of Amphiphilic Liquid Crystals: Multiple Phase Transitions in a Model Micellar System. Taylor MP, Berger AE and Herzfeld J. J Chem Phys 91, 528-538 (1989).

  • Nematic Behavior of Reversibly Polymerizing Proteins. Hentschke R and Herzfeld J. J Chem Phys 90, 5094-5101 (1989).

  • Theory of Liquid Crystalline Phases in Amphiphilic Systems. Taylor MP, Berger AE and Herzfeld J. Mol Cryst Liq Cryst 157, 489-500 (1988).

  • Unexpected Critical Points in the Nematic Behavior of a Reversibly Polymerizing System. Herzfeld J and Taylor MP. J Chem Phys 88, 2780-2787 (1988).

  • Liquid Crystalline Order in Self-Assembling Systems: Orientation Dependence of the Particle Size Distribution. Herzfeld J. J Chem Phys 88, 2776-2779 (1988).

  • Length Distributions and the Alignment Transition of Polymers Formed by Linear Reversible Polymerization. Herzfeld J and Briehl RW. Macromolecules 14, 1209-1214 (1981).

  • Phase Behavior of Reversibly Polymerizing Systems with Narrow Length Distributions. Herzfeld J and Briehl RW. Macromolecules 14, 397-404 (1981).

  • The Tactoidal State and Phase Transitions in Systems of Linear Polymers of Variable Length. Briehl RW and Herzfeld J. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 76, 2740-2744 (1979).