Recent Publications

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David M. Jameson “Introduction to Fluorescence” 2014. CRC Press, Taylor and Francis Publishers, New York, NY

Wong, S.S. and Jameson, D.M.  Chemistry of Protein and Nucleic Acid Cross-linking and Conjugation.  2011. Taylor and Francis Publishers, New York, NY.

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Journal Articles


Malacrida, L., Ranjit, S., Jameson, D.M. and Gratton, E. (2021) The phasor plot: a universal circle to advance fluorescence lifetime analysis and interpretation. Ann Rev Biophys. 50: 575-593.

Hedde, P.N., Malacrida, L., Barylko, B., Binns, D., Jameson, D.M. and Albanesi, J.P. (2021) Membrane Remodeling by Arc/Arg3.1.  Frontiers in Molecular Biosciences 8, 20

Gunther G, Malacrida L, Jameson DM, Gratton E, Sanchez, SA. (2021) LAURDAN since Weber: the quest for visualizing membrane heterogeneity. Acc. Chem. Res. 54 (4) 976-987.


Vallmitjana A, Dvornikov A, Torrado B, Jameson DM, Ranjit S, Gratton E. (2020) Resolution of 4 components in the same pixel in FLIM images using the phasor approach. Methods and Applications in Fluorescence

JP Albanesi, B Barylko, GN DeMartino, DM Jameson (2020) Palmitoylated Proteins in Dendritic Spine Remodeling. Front Synaptic Neurosci. Jun 16;12:22.


NG James, S Malik, BJ Sanstrum, C Rheaume, RS Broide, DM Jameson, A Brideau-Andersen, Jacky (2019) Characterization of clostridium botulinum neurotoxin serotype A (BoNT/A) and fibroblast growth factor receptor interactions using a novel receptor dimerization assay BioRxiv, 718189


Kumagai PS, Gutierrez RF, Lopes JLS, Martins JM, Jameson DM, Castro AM, Martins LF, DeMarco R, Bossolan NRS, Wallace BA, Araujo APU. (2018) Characterization of esterase activity from an Acetomicrobium hydrogeniformans enzyme with high structural stability in extreme conditions. Extremophiles. 2018 Sep;22(5):781-793.

Gallea JI, Ambroggio EE, Vilcaes AA, James NG, Jameson DM, Celej MS. (2018) Amyloid oligomerization of the Parkinson’s disease related protein α-synuclein impacts on its curvature-membrane sensitivity. J Neurochem. Nov;147(4):541-556.

Barylko B, Wilkerson JR, Cavalier SH, Binns DD, James NG, Jameson DM, Huber KM, Albanesi JP. (2018) Palmitoylation and Membrane Binding of Arc/Arg3.1: A Potential Role in Synaptic Depression. Biochemistry 57(5):520-524.

Gunther G, Jameson DM, Aguilar J, Sánchez SA (2018) Scanning fluorescence correlation spectroscopy comes full circle . Methods. Feb 7. S1046-2023(17)30336-5.

Ranjit S, Malacrida L, Jameson DM, Gratton E. (2018) Fit-free analysis of fluorescence lifetime imaging data using the phasor approach. Nat Protoc. Sep;13(9):1979-2004.


Nguyen H, James NG, Nguyen L, Nguyen TP, Vuong C, Ortega MA, Jameson DM, Ward WS. Higher Order Oligomerization of the Licensing ORC4 Protein Is Required for Polar Body Extrusion in Murine Meiosis.  J Cell Biochem. 2017 Sep;118(9):2941-2949.

Malacrida L, Jameson DM, Gratton E. A multidimensional phasor approach reveals LAURDAN photophysics in NIH-3T3 cell membranes. Sci Rep. 2017 Aug 23;7(1):9215.


Jameson DM. (2016) A Fluorescent Lifetime: Reminiscing About Gregorio Weber in Perspectives in Fluorescence: A Tribute to Gregorio Weber. Springer Series on Fluorescence, Springer International Publishing, Switzerland.

Lopes JL, Yoneda JS, Martins JM, DeMarco R, Jameson DM, Castro AM, Bossolan NR, Wallace BA, Araujo AP. (2016) Environmental Factors Modulating the Stability and Enzymatic Activity of the Petrotoga mobilis Esterase (PmEst). PLoS One. 2016 Jun 28;11(6):e0158146


Malacrida, L., Gratton, E. and Jameson, D.M.  (2015)   Model-free methods to study membrane environmental probes: A comparison of the spectral phasor and generalized polarization approaches. Methods Appl Fluores  3:047001.

Lopes, J.L.S., Araujo, A.P.U., Beltramini, L.M. and Jameson, D.M. (2015) Investigation of the conformational flexibility of DGAT1 peptides using tryptophan fluorescence. Methods Appl. Fluore. 3:025003.

Byers, C.E., Barylko, B., Ross, J.A., Southworth, D.R., James, N.G., Taylor IV, C.A., Wang, L., Collins, K.A., Estrada, A., Waung, M., Tassin, T.C., Huber, K.M., Jameson, D.M. and Albanesi, J.P. (2015)  Enhancement of dynamin polymerization and GTPase activity by Arc/Arg3.1. Biochem. Biophys. Acta. 1850:310-318.


Ranjit S, Dvornikov AS, Holland D, Reinhart GD, Jameson DM, Gratton E.  Application of Three-Photon Excitation FCS to the Study of Protein Oligomerization. J Phys Chem B. 2014 Dec 1. [Epub ahead of print]PMID:25438088

Reilly SM, Lyons DF, Wingate SE, Wright RT, Correia JJ, Jameson DM, Wadkins RM. Folding and Hydrodynamics of a DNA i-Motif from the c-MYC Promoter Determined by Fluorescent Cytidine Analogs. Biophys J. 2014 Oct 7;107(7):1703-1711. doi: 10.1016/j.bpj.2014.08.014.

Montecinos-Franjola F, James NG, Concha-Marambio L, Brunet JE, Lagos R, Monasterio O, Jameson DM.  Single tryptophan mutants of FtsZ: Nucleotide binding/exchange and conformational transitions. Biochim Biophys Acta. 2014 Apr 2. pii: S1570-9639(14)00082-X. doi: 10.1016/j.bbapap.2014.03.012. [Epub ahead of print]

Vetromile CM, Jameson DM  Frequency domain fluorometry: theory and application.  Methods Mol Biol. 2014;1076:77-95. doi: 10.1007/978-1-62703-649-8_5.

James NG, Jameson DM  Steady-state fluorescence polarization/anisotropy for the study of protein interactions. .Methods Mol Biol. 2014;1076:29-42. doi: 10.1007/978-1-62703-649-8_2.

James NG, Digman MA, Ross JA, Barylko B, Wang L, Li J, Chen Y, Mueller JD, Gratton E, Albanesi JP, Jameson DM. Biochim Biophys Acta. 2014 1840(1):315-21. doi:pii: S0304-4165(13)00376-0.  10.1016/j.bbagen.2013.09.001.  A mutation associated with centronuclear myopathy enhances the size and stability of dynamin 2 complexes in cells.


Jameson, D.M., Vetromile, C.M. and James, N.G. (2013) Methods. Published online Jan 22. Investigations of protein-protein interactions using time-resolved fluorescence and phasors.

Jameson, D.M., James, N.G. and Albanesi, J.P.  Methods Enzymol. 2013;519:87-113. Fluorescence fluctuation spectroscopy approaches to the study of receptors in live cells.


James, N.G., Digman, M.A., Gratton, E., Barylko, B., Ding, X., Albanesi, J.P., Goldberg, M.S. and Jameson, D.M. (2012)  Biophys J. 2012 Jun 6;102(11):L41-3.  Number and Brightness Analysis of LRRK2 Oligomerization in Live Cells.

Montecinos-Franjola, F., Ross, J.A., Sanchez, S.A., Brunet, J.E., Lagos, R., Jameson, D.M. and Monasterio, O. (2012)  Biophysical J.  102:2176-2185. Studies on the Dissociation and Urea-Induced Unfolding of FtsZ Support the Dimer Nucleus Polymerization Mechanism.

Buscaglia, R., Jameson, D.M. and Chaires, J.B. (2012) Nucleic Acids Res. 40:4203-4215. G-quadruplex structure and stability illuminated by 2-aminopurine phasor plots.


Zakharov, M.N., Ulloor, J., Bhasin, S., Ross, J.A., Bakhit, M., Pillai, B.K., Kumar, R., Jameson, D.M. and Jasuja, R.  (2011) Anal. Biochem. 416:126-8.  Guanidinium chloride-induced spectral perturbations of 4,4′-dianilino-1,1′-binaphthyl-5,5′-disulfonic acid confound interpretation of data on molten globule states.

Gilmore, M.A., Williams, D., Okawa, Y., Holguin, B., James, N.G., Ross, J.A., Aoki, R.K., Jameson, D.M. and Steward, L.E.  (2011) Anal. Biochem. 413:36-42. Depolarization after resonance energy transfer (DARET): A sensitive fluorescence-based assay for botulinum neurotoxin protease activity.

Ross, J.A., Gilmore, M.A., Williams, D., Aoki, K.R., Steward, L.E. and Jameson, D.M. (2011) Anal. Biochem. 413:43-49.  Characterization of Förster resonance energy transfer in a botulinum neurotoxin protease assay.

Ross, J.A., Digman, M.A., Gratton, E., Albanesi, J.P. and Jameson, D.M. (2011) Biophysical. J. 100:L15-17.  Oligomerization state of dynamin 2 in cell membranes using TIRF and number and brightness analysis.

Ross, J.A., Chen, Y., Mueller, J., Barylko, B., Wang, L., Banks, H.B., Albanesi, J.P. and Jameson, D.M. (2011) Biophysical J. 100:729-37. Dimeric endophilin A2 stimulates assembly and GTPase activity of dynamin 2.

Stefl, M., James, N.G., Ross, J.A. and Jameson,  D.M.  (2011) Anal. Biochem. 410:62-69. Applications of phasors to in vitro time-resolved fluorescence measurements.

James, N.G., Ross, J.A., Stefl, M. and Jameson,  D.M.  (2011) Anal. Biochem. 410:70-76. Applications of phasor plots to in vitro protein studies.


Barylko, B., Wang, L., Binns, D.D., Ross, J.A., Tassin, T., Collins, K., Jameson, D.M. and Albanesi, J.P. (2010) Biochemistry 49:10592-10594. The proline/arginine-rich domain is a major determinant of dynamin self-activation.

Wang, L., Barylko, B., Byers, C., Ross, J.A., Jameson, D.M, and Albanesi, J.P.  (2010) J. Biol. Chem. 285:22753-22757. Dimeric endophilin A2 stimulates assembly and GTPase activity of dynamin 2.

Jameson, D.M. and Ross, J.A. (2010) Chem. Rev. 110:2685-2708. Fluorescence polarization/anisotropy in diagnostics and imaging.

James, N.G., Ross, J.A., Mason, A.B. and Jameson, D.M. (2010) Protein Sci. 19:99-110. Excited-state lifetime studies of the three tryptophan residues in the N-lobe of human serum transferrin.


Jameson, D.M., Ross, J.A. and Albanesi, J.P.  (2009) Biophysical Reviews 1:105-118.  Fluorescence fluctuation spectroscopy: ushering in a new age of enlightenment for cellular dynamics.

Martin, G.L., Ross, J.A., Minteer, S.D., Jameson, D.M. and Cooney, M.J. (2009) Carbo. Poly. 77: 695-702.  Fluorescence Characterization of Chemical Microenvironments in Hydrophobically Modified Chitosan.


Ross, J.A. and Jameson, D.M.. Photochem Photobiol Sci. 2008 Nov;7(11):1301-12. Time-resolved methods in biophysics. 8. Frequency domain fluorometry: applications to intrinsic protein fluorescence.

García-Marcos, A., Sánchez, S.A., Parada, P., Eid, J., Jameson, D.M., Remacha, M., Gratton, E. and Ballesta, J.P.G. (2008) Biophysical J. 94:2884-2890.  Yeast ribosomal stalk heterogeneity in vivo shown by two-photon FCS and molecular brightness analysis.

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