1997-2005

M. S. Cheung, I. Daizadeh, A. A. Stuchebrukhov, P. F. Heelis, “Pathways of Electron Transfer in E. coli DNA Photolyase”, Biophys. J., 76, 1241-1249 (1999).
· The prediction was later experimentally verified (Aubert et al, Nature, 405, 586-590, 2000).
M. S. Cheung, A. E. García, J. N. Onuchic, “Protein folding mediated by solvation: water expelling and formation of the hydrophobic core occurs after the structure collapse”, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U. S. A., 99, 685-690 (2002).
C. Guo, M. S. Cheung, H. Levine, D. A. Kessler, “Mechanisms underlying sequence-independent beta-sheet formation”, J. Chem. Phys., 116, 4353-4365 (2002).
M. S. Cheung, J. M. Finke, B. Callahan, J. N. Onuchic, “Exploring the interplay of topology and secondary structural formation in the protein folding problem”, J. Phys. Chem. B, 107, 11193-11200 (2003).
M. S. Cheung, L. L. Chavez, J. N. Onuchic, “The Energy Landscape for Protein Folding and Possible Connections to Function”, Polymer, 45, 547-555 (2004).
A. Fernandez-Escamilla, M. S. Cheung, M. C. Vega, M. Wilmanns, J. N. Onuchic, L. Serrano, “Solvation in protein folding analysis, combination of theoretical and experimental approaches”, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U. S. A., 101, 2834-2839 (2004).
J. M. Finke, M. S. Cheung, J. N. Onuchic, “A structural model of polyglutamine determined from a host-guest method combining experiments and landscape theory”, Biophys. J., 87, 1900-1918 (2004)
S. Yang, S. S. Cho, Y. Levy, M. S. Cheung, H. Levine, P. G. Wolynes, J. N. Onuchic, “Domain swapping is a consequence of minimal frustration”, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U. S. A., 101, 13786-13791 (2004).
M. S. Cheung, D. Klimov, D. Thirumalai, “Molecular crowding enhances native state stability and refolding rates”, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U. S. A., 102, 4753-4758 (2005).
· Highlighted by the Journal of Cell Biology in the April 11th, 2005 issue.
J. Chahine, M. S. Cheung, “Computational studies of the reversible domain swapping of p13suc1”, Biophys. J., 89, 1-9 (2005).