B W Ninham

Summary

Affiliation: Australian National University
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Building bridges between the physical and biological sciences
    B W Ninham
    Research School of Physical Sciences and Engineering, Australian National University, 0200 Canberra, Australia
    Cell Mol Biol (Noisy-le-grand) 51:803-13. 2005
  2. doi request reprint Why direct or reversed Hofmeister series? Interplay of hydration, non-electrostatic potentials, and ion size
    D F Parsons
    Research School of Physical Sciences and Engineering, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT 0200, Australia
    Langmuir 26:3323-8. 2010
  3. ncbi request reprint Specific ion effects: why DLVO theory fails for biology and colloid systems
    M Bostrom
    Department of Applied Mathematics, Research School of Physical Sciences and Engineering, Institute of Advanced Studies, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia 0200
    Phys Rev Lett 87:168103. 2001
  4. pmc Specific ion effects: why the properties of lysozyme in salt solutions follow a Hofmeister series
    M Bostrom
    Research School of Physical Sciences and Engineering, Institute of Advanced Studies, Canberra, Australia, 0200
    Biophys J 85:686-94. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Specific ion effects: Role of salt and buffer in protonation of cytochrome c
    M Bostrom
    Department of Physics and Measurement Technology, Linkoping University, Sweden
    Eur Phys J E Soft Matter 13:239-45. 2004
  6. doi request reprint The influence of ion binding and ion specific potentials on the double layer pressure between charged bilayers at low salt concentrations
    M Bostrom
    Division of Theory and Modeling, Department of Physics, Chemistry and Biology, Linkoping University, SE 58183 Linkoping, Sweden
    J Chem Phys 128:135104. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Extended DLVO theory: electrostatic and non-electrostatic forces in oxide suspensions
    M Bostrom
    Department of Physics and Measurement Technology, Linkoping University, SE 581 83 Linkoping, Sweden
    Adv Colloid Interface Sci 123:5-15. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Ion specific surface forces between membrane surfaces
    M Bostrom
    Department of Physics and Measurement Technology, Linkoping University, SE 581 83 Linkoping, Sweden
    J Phys Chem B 110:9645-9. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Why pH titration in protein solutions follows a Hofmeister series
    M Bostrom
    Department of Physics and Measurement Technology, Linkoping University, SE 581 83 Linkoping, Sweden
    J Phys Chem B 110:7563-6. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Hofmeister effects in membrane biology: the role of ionic dispersion potentials
    M Bostrom
    Department of Physics and Measurement Technology, Linkoping University, SE 581 83 Linkoping, Sweden
    Phys Rev E Stat Nonlin Soft Matter Phys 68:041902. 2003

Collaborators

  • D R Williams
  • D F Parsons
  • M Bostrom
  • F W Tavares
  • V Deniz
  • M C Pinna
  • E R A Lima
  • E Fratini
  • B Lonetti
  • G V Franks
  • P Baglioni
  • S Finet
  • A Tardieu
  • M Monduzzi
  • D Touraud
  • W Kunz
  • P Bauduin
  • D Bratko
  • F Skouri-Panet
  • P R Stewart

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. ncbi request reprint Building bridges between the physical and biological sciences
    B W Ninham
    Research School of Physical Sciences and Engineering, Australian National University, 0200 Canberra, Australia
    Cell Mol Biol (Noisy-le-grand) 51:803-13. 2005
    ..We will trace out where theories went wrong, how to repair the present foundations, and discuss current progress toward building a better dialogue...
  2. doi request reprint Why direct or reversed Hofmeister series? Interplay of hydration, non-electrostatic potentials, and ion size
    D F Parsons
    Research School of Physical Sciences and Engineering, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT 0200, Australia
    Langmuir 26:3323-8. 2010
    ..Calculations with unhydrated ions also suggest that surface-induced dehydration may be occurring at the alumina surface...
  3. ncbi request reprint Specific ion effects: why DLVO theory fails for biology and colloid systems
    M Bostrom
    Department of Applied Mathematics, Research School of Physical Sciences and Engineering, Institute of Advanced Studies, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia 0200
    Phys Rev Lett 87:168103. 2001
    ..When these are included properly very different results are obtained. These results have substantial implications for biological and for ordinary colloid systems at moderate salt concentrations...
  4. pmc Specific ion effects: why the properties of lysozyme in salt solutions follow a Hofmeister series
    M Bostrom
    Research School of Physical Sciences and Engineering, Institute of Advanced Studies, Canberra, Australia, 0200
    Biophys J 85:686-94. 2003
    ..We finally demonstrate that once ionic dispersion potentials are included in the theory these results can quantitatively be reinterpreted in terms of a highly specific surface pH (and a salt-independent pK(a))...
  5. ncbi request reprint Specific ion effects: Role of salt and buffer in protonation of cytochrome c
    M Bostrom
    Department of Physics and Measurement Technology, Linkoping University, Sweden
    Eur Phys J E Soft Matter 13:239-45. 2004
    ..We demonstrate why the addition of buffer can have profound effects, including reversal of the salt dependence of the protein charge...
  6. doi request reprint The influence of ion binding and ion specific potentials on the double layer pressure between charged bilayers at low salt concentrations
    M Bostrom
    Division of Theory and Modeling, Department of Physics, Chemistry and Biology, Linkoping University, SE 58183 Linkoping, Sweden
    J Chem Phys 128:135104. 2008
    ..It also gives the right Hofmeister series for the double layer pressure...
  7. ncbi request reprint Extended DLVO theory: electrostatic and non-electrostatic forces in oxide suspensions
    M Bostrom
    Department of Physics and Measurement Technology, Linkoping University, SE 581 83 Linkoping, Sweden
    Adv Colloid Interface Sci 123:5-15. 2006
    ..We will demonstrate that ion specificity can be understood to a large degree once NES forces are included consistently in the non-linear theory...
  8. ncbi request reprint Ion specific surface forces between membrane surfaces
    M Bostrom
    Department of Physics and Measurement Technology, Linkoping University, SE 581 83 Linkoping, Sweden
    J Phys Chem B 110:9645-9. 2006
    ..It is due to ionic physisorption caused by attractive NES ionic dispersion potentials. There appear to be some far reaching consequences for interpretations of membrane intermolecular interactions in salt solutions...
  9. ncbi request reprint Why pH titration in protein solutions follows a Hofmeister series
    M Bostrom
    Department of Physics and Measurement Technology, Linkoping University, SE 581 83 Linkoping, Sweden
    J Phys Chem B 110:7563-6. 2006
    ..The observed ion specificity can then be accounted for. Proteins act as buffers that display similar salt-dependent pH trends not previously explained...
  10. ncbi request reprint Hofmeister effects in membrane biology: the role of ionic dispersion potentials
    M Bostrom
    Department of Physics and Measurement Technology, Linkoping University, SE 581 83 Linkoping, Sweden
    Phys Rev E Stat Nonlin Soft Matter Phys 68:041902. 2003
    ..Our results are compared with experimental surface and zeta potential measurements on phospholipid bilayers, zirconia, and cationic micelles...
  11. ncbi request reprint Why forces between proteins follow different Hofmeister series for pH above and below pI
    M Bostrom
    Department of Physics and Measurement Technology, Linköping University SE 581 83 Linköping, Sweden
    Biophys Chem 117:217-24. 2005
    ..The results are also consistent with cation effects observed in protein solutions. Our results may provide some insights into a long-standing problem in solution chemistry and biology...
  12. ncbi request reprint Energy of an ion crossing a low dielectric membrane: the role of dispersion self-free energy
    M Bostrom
    Department of Physics and Measurement Technology, Linkoping University, Sweden
    Biophys Chem 114:95-101. 2005
    ..Consistency can be found between the Hofmeister sequences observed in ion permeation and in surface tension of electrolytes when these previously ignored self-free energies are included properly...
  13. ncbi request reprint Specific ion effects in solutions of globular proteins: comparison between analytical models and simulation
    M Bostrom
    Department of Physics and Measurement Technology, Linkoping University, SE 581 83 Linkoping, Sweden
    J Phys Chem B 109:24489-94. 2005
    ..We finally show that the deduced second virial coefficients agree quite well with experimental results...
  14. ncbi request reprint Hofmeister effects in biology: effect of choline addition on the salt-induced super activity of horseradish peroxidase and its implication for salt resistance of plants
    M C Pinna
    Dipartimento di Scienze Chimiche, Università di Cagliari CSGI, Cittadella Monserrato, S S 554 Bivio Sestu, 09042 Monserrato Cagliari, Italy
    J Phys Chem B 109:16511-4. 2005
    ..This induced super activity can be strongly reduced by adding choline chloride. The phenomena provide an example of physicochemical Hofmeister effects playing a central regulatory role in an important biological system...