Michael PalmerPhD
Visiting Professor

Contact Info

T. (416) 978-0779
F. (416) 978-6395

Location

Dr. W. M. Burnham's lab
Room 4352, Medical Sciences Bldg.
Toronto
ON, M5S 1A8

Research Interests

Biomembranes; protein-membrane interactions; bacterial pore-forming proteins; lipopeptide antibiotics; biochemical fluorescence

Accepting

None

Research/Teaching

Research Synopsis:

Collaboration with Dr. Mac Burnham in research relating to the ketogenic diet and epilepsy, and other related research.

Research Interests:
Biomembranes; protein-membrane interactions; bacterial pore-forming proteins; lipopeptide antibiotics; biochemical fluorescence

Publications and Awards

Recent Publications

  1. Lohani, C. et al. (2015) Solid-Phase Total Synthesis of Daptomycin and Analogs. Organic Letters in press:x-x
  2. Zhang, T. et al. (2014) Daptomycin forms cation- and size- selective pores in model membranes. Biochim Biophys Acta 1838:2425-2430
  3. Zhang, TianHua et al. (2014) Cardiolipin prevents membrane translocation and permeabilization by daptomycin. J Biol Chem 289:11584-91
  4. Pokrajac, Lisa et al. (2013) Oligomerization and hemolytic properties of the C-terminal domain of pyolysin, a cholesterol-dependent cytolysin. Biochem Cell Biol 91:59-66
  5. Palmer, M (2013) Combination treatment of epilepsy with ketogenic diet and concurrent pharmacological inhibition of cytochrome P450 2E1. Med Hypotheses 80:481-5
  6. Zhang, Tianhua et al. (2013) Mutual inhibition through hybrid oligomer formation of daptomycin and the semisynthetic lipopeptide antibiotic CB-182,462. Biochim Biophys Acta 1828:302-8
  7. Biochemical Pharmacology [Hardcover], Mar 27, 2012

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