Publications while at Vanderbilt University

19. Kelsey Rochelle Webb, Kayla Anne Hess, Alisa Shmidt, Kathryn Diane Segner, Lauren Elizabeth Buchanan, Probing local changes to α-helical structures with 2D IR spectroscopy and isotope labeling, Biophysical Journal (2023), doi:

18. Kayla A. Hess, Nathan J. Spear, Sophia A. Vogelsang, Janet E. Macdonald, and Lauren E. Buchanan , “Determining the impact of gold nanoparticles on amyloid aggregation with 2D IR spectroscopy”, J. Chem. Phys. 158, 091101 (2023)

17. W.B. Weeks, L.E. Buchanan. “Label-free detection of β-sheet polymorphism,” Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters, 13, 9534-9538 (2022).

16. R.E. Wilkinson, K.N. Kraichely, C.M. Hendy, L.E. Buchanan, S. Parnham, M.W. Giuliano. “The neuropeptide galanin adopts an irregular secondary structure,” Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications, 626, 121-128 (2022). DOI: 10.1016/j.bbrc.2022.08.032

15. Weeks WB, Tainter CJ, Buchanan LE, Investigating the effects of N-terminal acetylation on KFE8 self-assembly with 2D IR spectroscopy, Biophysical Journal (2022), doi: https://

14. L.E. Buchanan, W. Xiong. “Two-dimensional Infrared (2D IR) Spectroscopy.” In: R. Guenther and D. Steel, ed., Encyclopedia of Modern Optics II, 2nd ed. Oxford: Elsevier, pp 164-183.

Publications prior to Vanderbilt University

13. L.E. Buchanan, M. Maj, E.B. Dunkelberger, P.-N. Cheng, J.S. Nowick, M.T. Zanni. “Amyloid polymorphs reveal competing pathways for the formation of hIAPP fibrils and help identify the transition state,” Journal of the American Chemical Society, submitted Mar 2018.

12. L.E. Buchanan, M.O. McAnally, N.L. Gruenke, G.C. Schatz, R.P. Van Duyne. “Studying stimulated Raman activity in surface-enhanced femtosecond stimulated Raman spectroscopy by varying the excitation wavelength,” Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters, 8, 3328-3333 (2017).

11. L.E. Buchanan, N.L. Gruenke, M.O. McAnally, B. Negru, H.E. Mayhew, V.A. Apkarian, G.C. Schatz, R.P. Van Duyne. “Surface-enhanced femtosecond stimulated Raman spectroscopy 1 MHz repetition rates,” Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters, 7, 4629-4634 (2016).

10. A.W. Parker, T.O. Zhang, L.E. Buchanan, M.T. Zanni. “Insights into amylin aggregation by 2D IR spectroscopy,” Biomedical Spectroscopy and Imaging, 3, 189-96 (2014).

9. L.E. Buchanan, J.K. Carr, A.M Fluitt, A.J. Hoganson, S.D. Moran, J.J. de Pablo, J.L. Skinner, M.T. Zanni. “Structural motif of polyglutamine amyloid fibrils discerned with mixed-isotope infrared spectroscopy,” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 111, 5796-5801 (2014).

8. L.E. Buchanan, E.B. Dunkelberger, H.Q. Tran, P.-N. Cheng, C.-C. Chiu, P. Cao, D.P. Raleigh, J.J. dePablo , J.S. Nowick, M.T. Zanni, “Mechanism of IAPP amyloid fibril formation involves an intermediate with a transient β-sheet,” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 110, 19285-90 (2013). *Highlighted in “Unfolding Diabetes,” Chemical & Engineering News, 91 (46), 5 (2013).

7. L. Wang, L.E. Buchanan, E.B. Dunkelberger, J.J. de Pablo, M.T. Zanni, J.L. Skinner, “Ultrafast Infrared Spectroscopy of Amylin Solution and Fibrils,” in Ultrafast Infrared Vibrational Spectroscopy, M.D. Fayer, Ed. CRC Press: Boca Raton, 437-460 (2013).

6. J. Carr, L.E. Buchanan, M.T. Zanni, J.L. Skinner, “Structure and dynamics of urea/water mixtures investigated by vibrational spectroscopy and molecular dynamics simulation,” Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 117, 13291-300, (2013).

5. E.B. Dunkelberger, L.E. Buchanan, P. Marek, P. Cao, D.P. Raleigh, M.T. Zanni, “Deamidation accelerates amyloid formation and alters amylin fiber structure,” Journal of the American Chemical Society, 134, 12658-67 (2012). *Highlighted in “Spectroscopic Technique Spots Effects of Deamidation on Proteins”, Chemical & Engineering News, [online] July 6, 2012.

4. S.D. Moran, A.M. Woys, L.E. Buchanan, E. Bixby, S.M. Decatur, M.T. Zanni, “Two-dimensional IR spectroscopy and segmental 13C labeling reveals the domain structure of human γD-crystallin amyloid fibrils,” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 109, 3329-34 (2012). *Highlighted in “Domain Structure of Cataract Amyloids,” Chemical & Engineering News, 90 (7), 37 (2012).

3. L.E. Buchanan, E.B. Dunkelberger, M.T. Zanni, “Examining amyloid structure and kinetics with 1D and 2D infrared spectroscopy and isotope labeling,” in Protein Folding and Misfolding, H. Fabian and D. Nauman, Eds. Springer: Heidelberg, 217-237 (2011).

2. C.T. Middleton, L.E. Buchanan, E.B. Dunkelberger, M.T. Zanni, “Utilizing lifetimes to suppress random coil features in 2D IR spectra of peptides,” Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters, 2, 2357-2361 (2011).

1. A.S. Reddy, L. Wang, S. Singh, Y.L. Ling, L. Buchanan, M.T. Zanni, J.L. Skinner, J.J. de Pablo, “Stable and metastable states of human amylin in solution,” Biophysical Journal, 99, 2208-16 (2010).