Professor: Mary L. Kraft
University of Illinois
600 S Mathews Ave
208 RAL, MC-712
Urbana, IL 61801
phone: 217-333-2228
  1. Kraft, M. L. "Sphingolipid Organization in the Plasma Membrane and the Mechanisms That Influence It," Frontiers in Cell and Developmental Biology, 2017, 4 (154), DOI: 10.3389/fcell.2016.00154.
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  3. Yeager, A. N..; Weber, P. K.; Kraft, M. L. "Three-dimensional imaging of cholesterol and sphingolipids within a Madin-Darby canine kidney cell," Biointerphases, 2016, 11 (2), 02A309. DOI: 10.1116/1.4939681.
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  5. Mirshafiee, V.; Kim, R.; Mahmoudi, M.; Kraft, M. L. "The importance of selecting a proper biological milieu for protein corona analysis in vitro: Human plasma vs. human serum,"The International Journal of Biochemistry & Cell Biology, 2016, 75, 188-195. DOI: 10.1016/j.biocel.2015.11.019.
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  7. Mirshafiee, V.*; Kim, R.*; Park, S.; Mahmoudi, M.; Kraft, M. L. "Impact of protein pre-coating on the protein corona composition and nanoparticle cellular uptake", Biomaterials, 2016, 75, 295-304. DOI: 10.1016/j.biomaterials.2015.10.019. *VM and RK contributed equally to this work.
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  9. Ilin, Y.; Choi, J. S.; Harley, B. A. C.; Kraft, M. L. "Identifying states along the hematopoietic stem cell differentiation hierarchy with single cell specificity via Raman spectroscopy," Analytical Chemistry, 2015 87 (22), 11317-11324. DOI: 10.1021/acs.analchem.5b02537.
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  11. Wilson, R. L.; Frisz, J. F.; Klitzing, H. A.; Zimmerberg, J.; Weber, P. K.; Kraft, M. L. "Hemagglutinin clusters in the plasma membrane are not enriched with cholesterol and sphingolipids," Biophysical Journal, 2015, 108 (7), 1652-1659, DOI: 10.1016/j.bpj.2015.02.026.
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  13. Ilin, Y.; Kraft, M. L. "Secondary ion mass spectrometry and Raman spectroscopy for tissue engineering applications," Current Opinion in Biotechnology, 2015, 31, 108-116, doi: 10.1016/j.copbio.2014.10.011.
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  15. Kraft, M. L.; Klitzing, H. A. "Imaging Lipids with Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometry," Biochimica et Biophysica Acta, Molecular and Cell Biology of Lipids, 2014, 1841 (8), 1108-1119, DOI: 10.1016/j.bbalip.2014.03.003.
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  17. Ilin, Y.; Kraft, M. L. "Identifying the lineages of individual cells in cocultures by multivariate analysis of Raman spectra," Analyst, 2014, 139, 2177-2185, DOI: 10.1039/c3an02156d.
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  19. Kraft, M. L. "Plasma membrane organization and function: moving past lipid rafts," Molecular Biology of the Cell, 2013, 24 (18), 2765-2768, doi: 10.1091/mbc.E13-03-0165.
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  21. Frisz, J. F.; Klitzing, H. A.; Lou, K.; Hutcheon, I. D.; Weber, P. K.; Zimmerberg, J.; Kraft, M. L. "Sphingolipid Domains in the Plasma Membranes of Fibroblasts are Not Enriched with Cholesterol," Journal of Biological Chemistry, 2013, 288, 16855-16861, doi: 10.1074/jbc.M113.473207.
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  23. Mirshafiee, V.; Mahmoudi, M.; Lou, K.; Cheng, J.; Kraft, M. L. "Protein Corona Significantly Reduces Active Targeting Yield," Chemical Communications, 2013, 49 (25), 2557-2559, DOI: 10.1039/C3CC37307J.
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  25. Frisz, J. F*.; Lou, K.*; Klitzing, H. A.; Hanafin, W. P.; Lizunov, V.; Wilson, R. L.; Carpenter, K. J.; Kim, R.; Hutcheon, I. D.; Zimmerberg, J.; Weber, P. K.; Kraft, M. L. "Direct chemical evidence for sphingolipid domains in the plasma membranes of fibroblasts," Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 2013, 110 (8), E613-E622, DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1216585110. *JFF and KL contributed equally to this work.
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  27. Wilson, R. L.; Kraft, M. L. "Quantifying the Molar Percentages of Cholesterol in Supported Lipid Membranes by Time-of-Flight Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometry and Multivariate Analysis," Analytical Chemistry, 2013, 85 (1), 91-97, DOI: 10.1021/ac301856z.
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  29. Kim, R.*; Lou, K.*; Kraft, M. L. "A new long wavelength borondipyrromethene (BODIPY) sphingosine for studying sphingolipid dynamics in live cells," Journal of Lipid Research, 2013, 54 (1), 265-275, DOI: 10.1194/jlr.D029207. *RK and KL contributed equally to this work.
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  31. Klitzing, H. A.; Weber, P. K.; Kraft, M. L. “Secondary ion mass spectrometry imaging of biological membranes at high spatial resolution,” in “Nanoimaging: Methods and Protocols; Eds.: A. A. Sousa and M. J. Kruhlak; Humana Press: Totowa, New Jersey. 2013; Vol. 950, Chapter 26, 483-501.
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  33. Frisz, J. F.; Choi, J. S.; Wilson, R. L.; Harley, B. A. C.; Kraft, M. L. "Identifying the Differentiation Stage of Individual Primary Hematopoietic Cells from Mouse Bone Marrow by Multivariate Analysis of TOF-Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometry Data," Analytical Chemistry, 2012, 84 (10), 4307-4313, DOI:10.1021/ac203329j.
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  35. Wilson, R. L.; Frisz, J. F.; Hanafin, W. P.; Carpenter, K. J.; Hutcheon, I. D.; Weber, P. K.; Kraft, M. L. "Fluorinated colloidal gold immunolabels for imaging select proteins in parallel with lipids using high-resolution secondary ion mass spectrometry," Bioconjugate Chemistry, 2012, 23 (3), 450-460, DOI:10.1021/bc200482z.
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  37. Anderton, C. R.; Vaezian, B.; Lou, K.; Kraft, M. L. "Identification of a lipid-related peak set to enhance the interpretation of TOF-SIMS data from model and cellular membranes," Surface and Interface Analysis, 2012, 44 (3), 322-333, DOI: 10.1002/sia.3806.
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  39. Lizunov, V.; Chlanda, P.; Kraft, M. L.; Zimmerberg, J. "Long, Saturated Chains: Tasty Domains for Kinases of Insulin Resistance," Developmental Cell, 2011, 21 (4), 604-606, DOI:10.1016/j.devcel.2011.10.001.
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  41. Anderton, C. R.; Weber, P. K.; Lou, K.; Hutcheon, I. D.; Kraft, M. L. "Correlated AFM and NanoSIMS imaging to probe cholesterol-induced changes in phase behavior and non-ideal mixing in ternary lipid membranes,” Biochimica et Biophysica Acta, Biomembranes, 2011, 1808 (1), 307-315, DOI:10.1016/j.bbamem.2010.09.016.
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  43. Vaezian, B.; Anderton, C. R.; Kraft, M. L. "Discriminating and Imaging Different Phosphatidylcholine Species within Phase-Separated Model Membranes by Principal Component Analysis of TOF-Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometry Images,” Analytical Chemistry, 2010, 82 (24), 10006-10014, DOI:10.1021/ac101640c.
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  45. Boxer, S. G.; Kraft, M. L.; Weber, P. K., Advances in secondary ion mass spectrometry applied to biological samples,” Annual Review of Biophysics, 2009, 38, 53-74, DOI:10.1146/annurev.biophys.050708.133634.
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  47. Moore, J. S. and Kraft, M. L. Synchronized self-assembly, Science 2008, 320 (5876), 620-621, DOI:10.1126/science.1157225.
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  49. Kraft, M. L.; Weber, P. K.; Longo, M. L.; Hutcheon, I. D.; Boxer, S. G. Phase separation of lipid membranes analyzed with high-resolution secondary ion mass spectrometry, Science, 2006, 313, 1948-1951, DOI:10.1126/science.1130279. Highlighted in: Science, Chemical & Engineering News, and Nature Nanotechnology.
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  51. Kraft, M. L.; Fishel, S. F.; Galli Marxer, C.; Weber, P. K.; Hutcheon, I. D.; Boxer, S. G. Quantitative analysis of supported membrane composition using the NanoSIMS, Applied Surface Science, 2006, 252 (19), 6950-6956, DOI:10.1016/j.apsusc.2006.02.116.
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  53. Kraft, M. L.; Galli Marxer, C.; Weber, P. K.; Hutcheon, I. D.; Boxer, S. G. Supported membrane composition analysis by secondary ion mass spectrometry with high lateral resolution, Biophysical Journal, 2005, 88 (4), 2965-2975, DOI:10.1529/biophysj.104.057257.
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  55. Yoshina-Ishii, C.; Miller, G. P.; Kraft, M. L.; Kool, E. T.; Boxer, S. G. General method for modification of liposomes for encoded assembly on supported bilayers, Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2005127 (5), 1356-1357, DOI:10.1021/ja043299k.
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  57. Kraft, M. L. and Moore, J. S. Multitechnique characterization of fatty acid-modified microgels, Langmuir, 2004, 20 (4), 1111-1119, DOI:10.1021/la035617j.
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  59. Kraft, M. L. and Moore, J. S. n-Alkyl fatty acid-modified microgels: ion permeation as a function of chain length, Langmuir, 2003, 19 (3), 910-915, DOI:10.1021/la0266637.
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  61. Kraft, M. L.; Robinson, S. J.; Moore, J. S. Fatty acid-modified microgels: transmission electron microscopy study, Surface and Interface Analysis, 2003, 35 (13), 1065-1068, DOI:10.1002/sia.1644.
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  63. Plunkett, K. N.; Kraft, M. L.; Yu, Q.; Moore, J. S. Swelling kinetics of disulfide crosslinked microgels, Macromolecules, 2003, 36 (11), 3960-3966, DOI:10.1021/ma025874f.
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  65. Kraft, M. L. and Moore, J. S. Surfactant-induced lysis of lipid-modified microgels, Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2001, 123 (51), 12921-12922, DOI:10.1021/ja016975g.
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  67. Beebe, D. J.; Moore, J. S.; Yu, Q.; Liu, R. H.; Kraft, M. L.; Jo, B.-H.; Devadoss, C. Microfluidic tectonics: A comprehensive platform for microfluidic systems, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 2000, 97 (25), 13488-13493, DOI:10.1073/pnas.250273097.

Contributions to Scientific Newletters

  1. Kraft, M. L.; Kim, R. "Our evolving view of plasma membrane domains" ASBMB Today, 2014, 13 (8), 20 - 21.