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  • Karina Yusim, Shihai Feng, Preshnie Moodley, Han Shusheng, Harshini Mukundan, Basil Swanson, Willem Sturm, Bette Korber. M.tb. drug resistance:  clonal expansion, acquisition and mixed infections studied using 5 new full-length genomes from KwaZulu Natal and 55 publicly available full-length genomes. Manuscript in Preparation.
  • Sakamuri, R; Dickerson T, Mukundan H, Barry C III and Swanson, BI. Membrane Insertion for the Detection of Small Molecule Amphiphiles: Phenolic Glycolipids and Mycobactin. To be Submitted to JACS, February 2012.
  • Mukundan H, Kumar S, Price DN, Ray SM, Lee YJ, Eum S, Kubicek-Sutherland J, Grace WK, Anderson AS, Hwang SH, Cho SN, Via N, Barry C III, Sakamuri R and Swanson BI. Rapid Detection of M. tuberculosis biomarkers in a Sandwich Immunoassay using a Waveguide-based Optical Biosensor. To be submitted to Tuberculosis. Feb 2012.
  • Wolfenden, M, Sakamuri R, Anderson A.S. Schmidt J.S. and Mukundan H. Siderophores for the Selective Detection for Viable Pathogens. Submitted to JACS (Comm), Jan 2012.
  • Mukundan H, Price D, Goertz M, Kumar S, Iyer S, Montano G, Parthasarathi R, Gnanakaran SG, Schmidt J and Swanson BI. Understanding the interaction of Lipoarabinomannan with membrane mimetic architectures. Tuberculosis. Articles in Press. Dec 2012.
  • Mukundan H, Shively, J.E. and Swanson, B.I. Waveguide-based Platforms for Cancer Diagnostics, In press, Jan 2012, in “Cancer Diagnostics”, etd by A. Rasooly, CRC Press.
  • Mukundan H, Xie H, Price D, Kubicek-Sutherland J; Anderson A.S. Martinez J.S, Grace W.K, Hartman, N, Swanson B.I. Quantitative Multiplex Detection of Pathogen Biomarkers on Multichannel Waveguides, Analytical Chemistry, November 2009.
  • Mukundan H, Anderson A.S; Grace W.K.; Grace K; Hartman N, Martinez J.S. and Swanson B.I, Waveguide-based Sensors for Pathogen Detection, Invited Review, Sensors, 9(7), 5783-5809.
  • Mukundan H; Xie, H; Anderson A.S.; Grace W.K, Price D, Swanson BI, Towards Photostable Multiplex analyte Detection on Single Mode Planar Optical Waveguides, Proceedings of the SPIE, 7167, 7167OQ-71670Q10, 2009.
  • Anderson, A.S; Dattelbaum A, Mukundan H, Grace W.K; Swanson BI; Robust Sensing Films for Pathogen Detection and Medical Diagnostics, Proceedings of the SPIE, 7167, 71670Q-71670Q10, 2009.
  • Mukundan H, Xie H, Anderson AS, Grace WK, Shively JE, Swanson BI, Optimizing a Waveguide-based Sandwich Immunoassay for Tumor Biomarkers: Evaluating Fluorescent Labels and Functional Surfaces, Bioconjugate Chemistry, 20(2), 222-230, 2009.
  • Mukundan H, Holt A, Shively JE, Martinez JS, Grace K, Grace WK, Swanson BI, Planar Optical Waveguides for the Quantitative Detection of Tumor Markers, Sensors and actuators, 20(2), 222-230, 2009.
  • Kale R, Mukundan H, Price D, Foster-Harris J, Lewallen DM, Swanson BI, Schmidt JG, Iyer SS, Detection of Intact Influenza Viruses using Biotinylated Biantennary S-Sialosides, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 130 (26), 8169–8171, 2008.
  • Kumaraswamy S, Weatherford W, Burke MA, Mukundan H, High throughput Superquenching Based Assays for Rapid Detection of Proteases Implicated in Disease Pathology, Submitted June 2008.
  • Achyuthan KE, Bergstedt TS, Chen, L, Jones RM, Kumaraswamy S, Kushon SA, Ley KD, Lu, L, McBranch D, Mukundan H, Rininsland F, Shi, X, Xia W and Whitten DG, Fluorescence Superquenching of Conjugated Polyelectrolytes: Applications for Biosensing and Drug Discovery, J. Mater. Chem., Volume 15, 2648-2656, 2005.
  • Mukundan, H; Burke MA and Achyuthan, KE; Genetic Engineering News, Volume 25 (04): 38, February 2005; HTS of Kinase Activity in Various Cells.
  • Mukundan, H; Resta TC and Kanagy NLK 17-beta estradiol independently regulates erythropoietin synthesis and NOS activity during hypoxia.
    J Cardiovasc Pharmacol. 2004 Feb; 43(2):312-7.
  • Mukundan, H; Kanagy NLK and Resta TC; 17-beta estradiol attenuates hypoxic induction of HIF-1alpha and erythropoietin in Hep3B cells. J Cardiovasc Pharmacol. 2004 Jul; 44(1):93-100.
  • Mukundan H and Kanagy NL. Ca2+ Influx Mediates Enhanced a2-Adrenergic Contraction In Aortae From Rats Treated With A NOS Inhibitor. American Journal of Physiology (Heart and Circulatory Physiology), American Journal of Physiology (Heart and Circ Physiol.), 281: H2233-H2240, 2001.
  • Boykin LM, Lu H, Macken CA, Mukundan H and Naik AK, 2000, Reconstructing the Evolution of Influenza B Viruses Using Maximum Likelihood Methods, Los Alamos Unclassified Reports (LAUR) 00-764.
  • Mukundan H, Resta TC and Kanagy NL.  17-Beta Estradiol Decreases Hypoxic Induction of Erythropoietin Gene Expression. American Journal of Physiology (Regulatory, Integrative and Comparative Physiology), 283: R496-504, 2002.

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