Publications


Coiling and maturation of a high-performance fibre in hagfish slime gland thread cells Timothy Winegard, Julia Herr, Carlos Mena, Betty Lee, Ivo Dinov, Deborah Bird, Mark Bernards Jr, Sam Hobel, Blaire Van Valkenburgh, Arthur Toga & Douglas Fudge  
View abstract Nat. Commun. (2014) 5: 3534
Self-assembly enhances the strength of fibers made from vimentin intermediate filament proteins Nicole Pinto, Fei-Chi Yang, Atsuko Negishi, Maikel C. Rheinstad̈ter, Todd E. Gillis, and Douglas S. Fudge
View abstract Biomacromolecules (2014) DOI: 10.1021/bm401600a
Spontaneous unraveling of hagfish slime thread skeins is mediated by a seawater-soluble protein adhesive. Mark A. Bernards, Jr, Isdin Oke, Andreas Heyland and Douglas S. Fudge    
View abstract J. Exp. Biol. (2014) 217: 1263-1268
Fifty years of J. R. Platt’s strong inference. Douglas S. Fudge    
View abstract J. Exp. Biol. 217: 1202-1204
The production of fibers and films from solubilized hagfish slime thread proteins Atsuko Negishi, Clare L. Armstrong, Laurent Kreplak, Maikel C. Rheinstadter, Loong-Tak Lim, Todd E. Gillis, and Douglas S. Fudge    
View abstract Biomacromolecules (2012) 13: 3475-82
Regulation of hard alpha-keratin mechanics via control of intermediate filament hydration: matrix squeeze revisited Daniel A. Greenberg and Douglas S. Fudge    
View abstract Proc R Soc B (2012) 20122158
Intermediate filaments regulate tissue size and stiffness in the murine lens Douglas S. Fudge, John V. McCuaig, Shannon Van Stralen, John F. Hess, Huan Wang, Richard T. Mathias, and Paul G. FitzGerald
View abstract Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. (2011) 52:3860-3867
Non-linear viscoelasticity of hagfish slime Randy H. Ewoldt, Timothy M. Winegard, and Douglas S. Fudge
View abstract Int. J. N. Lin. Mech. (2010) 46:627-36
Hagfish slime threads as a biomimetic model for high performance protein fibres Douglas S. Fudge, Sonja Hillis, Nimrod Levy, and John M. Gosline
View abstract Bioinsp. Biomim. (2010) 5: 1-8
Calcification provides mechanical reinforcement to whale baleen α-keratin. Lawrence J. Szewciw, Diane G. de Kerckhove, Geoff W. Grime, and Douglas S. Fudge
View abstract Proc. Roy. Soc. B (2010) April 17
Stabilization and swelling of hagfish slime mucin vesicles Julia E. Herr, Timothy M. Winegard, Michael J. O’Donnell, Paul H. Yancey and Douglas S. Fudge
View abstract J. Exp. Biol. (2010) 213: 1092-99
Deployment of hagfish slime thread skeins requires the transmission of mixing forces via mucin strands Timothy M. Winegard and Douglas S. Fudge
View abstract J. Exp. Biol. (2010) 213:1235-1240
A fish out of water: Gill and skin remodeling promotes osmo- and ionoregulation in the mangrove killifish Kryptolebias marmoratus   Danielle M. LeBlanc, Chris M. Wood, Douglas S. Fudge, and Patricia A. Wright
View abstract Physio. Biochem. Zoo. (2010) 83:932-49
From ultra-soft slime to hard alpha-keratins: The many lives of  intermediate filaments Douglas Fudge, Tim Winegard, Randy Ewoldt, Dan Beriault, Lawrence Szewciw, and Gareth McKinley
View abstract Int. Comp. Biol. (2009) 1-8
Morphology and development of blue whale baleen: An annotated translation of Tycho Tullberg’s classic 1883 paper Douglas S. Fudge, Lawrence J. Szewciw, and Astrid N. Schwalb
View abstract Aquatic Mammals (2009) 35(2)226-252
The intermediate filament network in cultured human keratinocytes is remarkably extensible and resilient Douglas S. Fudge, David Russell, Dan Beriault, Whitney Moore, E. Birgitte Lane, and A. Wayne Vogl
View abstract PLoS ONE (2008) 3(6): e2327.
Mechanical properties of intermediate filaments: From tissues to single filaments and back. Laurent Kreplak and Douglas S. Fudge
View abstract Bioessays (2007) 29: 26-35
Hagfish slime ecomechanics: testing the gill-clogging hypothesis. Jeanette Lim, Douglas S. Fudge, Nimrod Levy, and John M. Gosline.
View abstract J. Exp. Biol. (2006) 209:702-10, 702-10
Alpha-helical protein based materials and methods for making same (patent). John M. Gosline, Douglas S. Fudge, and Paul A. Guerette.
View abstract Patent No. U.S. 7,049,405 B2 (2006)
Composition, morphology and mechanics of hagfish slime. Douglas S. Fudge, Nimrod Levy, Scott Chiu, and John M. Gosline
View abstract J. Exp. Biol. (2005) 208, 4613-25
Molecular design of the alpha-keratin composite: Insights from a matrix-free model, hagfish slime threads. Douglas S. Fudge and John M. Gosline
View abstract Proc. Roy. Soc. London B (2004) 271: 291-99
The mechanical properties of hydrated intermediate filaments: Insights from hagfish gland thread cells Douglas S. Fudge, Kenneth H. Gardner, V. Trevor Forsyth, Christian Riekel, and John M. Gosline
View abstract Biophys. J. (2003) 85: 2015-27