Publications

Found 116 results
2018
S. C. Karunakaran, Cafferty, B. J., Peláez-Fernández, M., Neselu, K., Schmidt-Krey, I., Fernandez-Nieves, A., Schuster, G. B., and Hud, N. V., Exquisite regulation of supramolecular equilibrium polymers in water: chain stoppers control length, polydispersity and viscoelasticity, Polymer Chemistry, vol. 9, no. 43, pp. 5268 - 5277, 2018.
D. C. Okafor, Bowman, J. C., Hud, N. V., Glass, J. B., and Williams, L. Dean, Folding and Catalysis Near Life’s Origin: Support for Fe2+ as a Dominant Divalent Cation, in Prebiotic Chemistry and Chemical Evolution of Nucleic Acids, Springer International Publishing, 2018, pp. 227 - 243.
C. M. Runnels, Lanier, K. A., Williams, J. Krish, Bowman, J. C., Petrov, A. S., Hud, N. V., and Williams, L. Dean, Folding, Assembly, and Persistence: The Essential Nature and Origins of Biopolymers, Journal of Molecular Evolution, vol. 86, no. 9, pp. 598 - 610, 2018.
D. M. Fialho, Clarke, K. C., Moore, M. K., Schuster, G. B., Krishnamurthy, R., and Hud, N. V., Glycosylation of a model proto-RNA nucleobase with non-ribose sugars: implications for the prebiotic synthesis of nucleosides, Organic & Biomolecular Chemistry, vol. 16, no. 8, pp. 1263 - 1271, 2018.
M. S. Bray, Lenz, T. K., Haynes, J. William, Bowman, J. C., Petrov, A. S., Reddi, A. R., Hud, N. V., Williams, L. Dean, and Glass, J. B., Multiple prebiotic metals mediate translation, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, vol. 115, no. 48, pp. 12164 - 12169, 2018.
A. D. McKee, Solano, M., Saydjari, A., Bennett, C. J., Hud, N. V., and Orlando, T. M., A Possible Path to Prebiotic Peptides Involving Silica and Hydroxy Acid-Mediated Amide Bond Formation, ChemBioChem, vol. 19, no. 18, pp. 1913 - 1917, 2018.
N. V. Hud, Searching for lost nucleotides of the pre-RNA World with a self-refining model of early Earth, Nature Communications, vol. 9, 2018.
B. J. Cafferty, Fialho, D. M., and Hud, N. V., Searching for Possible Ancestors of RNA: The Self-Assembly Hypothesis for the Origin of Proto-RNA, in Prebiotic Chemistry and Chemical Evolution of Nucleic Acids, 3rd ed., Springer International Publishing, 2018, pp. 143 - 174.
2017
S. - S. Yu, Solano, M. D., Blanchard, M. K., Soper-Hopper, M. T., Krishnamurthy, R., Fernández, F. M., Hud, N. V., F. Schork, J., and Grover, M. A., Elongation of Model Prebiotic Proto-Peptides by Continuous Monomer Feeding, Macromolecules, vol. 50, no. 23, pp. 9286 - 9294, 2017.
D. C. Okafor, Lanier, K. A., Petrov, A. S., Athavale, S. S., Bowman, J. C., Hud, N. V., and Williams, L. Dean, Iron mediates catalysis of nucleic acid processing enzymes: support for Fe(II) as a cofactor before the great oxidation event, Nucleic Acids Research, vol. 45, no. 7, pp. 3634 - 3642, 2017.
N. Hud, Our Odyssey to Find a Plausible Prebiotic Path to RNA: The First Twenty Years, Synlett, vol. 28, no. 01, pp. 36 - 55, 2017.
T. K. Lenz, Norris, A. M., Hud, N. V., and Williams, L. Dean, Protein-free ribosomal RNA folds to a near-native state in the presence of Mg 2+, RSC Advances, vol. 7, pp. 54674 - 54681, 2017.
M. Gull, Cafferty, B., Hud, N., and Pasek, M., Silicate-Promoted Phosphorylation of Glycerol in Non-Aqueous Solvents: A Prebiotically Plausible Route to Organophosphates, Life, vol. 7, no. 3, p. 29, 2017.
J. G. Forsythe, Petrov, A. S., W. Millar, C., Yu, S. - S., Krishnamurthy, R., Grover, M. A., Hud, N. V., and ndez, F. M. á, Surveying the sequence diversity of model prebiotic peptides by mass spectrometry, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, vol. 114, no. 37, pp. E7652 - E7659, 2017.
C. He, Gállego, I., Laughlin, B., Grover, M. A., and Hud, N. V., A viscous solvent enables information transfer from gene-length nucleic acids in a model prebiotic replication cycle, Nature Chemistry, vol. 9, no. 4, pp. 318 - 324, 2017.
2016
B. Burcar, Pasek, M., Gull, M., Cafferty, B. J., Velasco, F., Hud, N. V., and Menor-Salván, C., Darwin's Warm Little Pond: A One-Pot Reaction for Prebiotic Phosphorylation and the Mobilization of Phosphate from Minerals in a Urea-Based Solvent, Angew Chem Int Ed Engl, vol. 55, no. 42, pp. 13249 - 13253, 2016.
C. Li, Cafferty, B. J., Karunakaran, S. C., Schuster, G. B., and Hud, N. V., Formation of supramolecular assemblies and liquid crystals by purine nucleobases and cyanuric acid in water: implications for the possible origins of RNA, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., vol. 18, no. 30, pp. 20091 - 20096, 2016.
S. - S. Yu, Krishnamurthy, R., Fernández, F. M., Hud, N. V., F. Schork, J., and Grover, M. A., Kinetics of prebiotic depsipeptide formation from the ester–amide exchange reaction, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., vol. 18, no. 41, pp. 28441 - 28450, 2016.
B. Gulen, Petrov, A. S., C. Okafor, D., Wood, D. Vander, Neill, E. B. ’, Hud, N. V., and Williams, L. Dean, Ribosomal small subunit domains radiate from a central core, Scientific Reports, vol. 6, p. 20885, 2016.
J. V. Gavette, Stoop, M., Hud, N. V., and Krishnamurthy, R., RNA-DNA Chimeras in the Context of an RNA World Transition to an RNA/DNA World, Angewandte Chemie International Edition, vol. 55, no. 42, pp. 13204 - 13209, 2016.
B. J. Cafferty, Musetti, C., Kim, K., Horowitz, E. D., Krishnamurthy, R., and Hud, N. V., Small molecule-mediated duplex formation of nucleic acids with ‘incompatible’ backbones, Chem. Commun., vol. 52, no. 31, pp. 5436 - 5439, 2016.
B. J. Cafferty, Fialho, D. M., Khanam, J., Krishnamurthy, R., and Hud, N. V., Spontaneous formation and base pairing of plausible prebiotic nucleotides in water, Nature Communications, vol. 7, p. 11328, 2016.

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