Peter Butler

Professor of Bioengineering

Peter Butler

Research Summary

Fundamental molecular mechanisms by which vascular endothelial cells sense the forces from flowing blood and transduce this mechanical information into adjustments of cell and tissue biology.

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Enzymes Membranes Substrates Molecules Aquaporins Molecule Pumps Fluorescence Water Students Diffusion Application Permeability Proteins Fluids Endothelial Cells Lipids Pump Engines Block Copolymer Propulsion Membrane Pore Size Distribution Biophysics Arene

Most Recent Papers

A transparent low intensity pulsed ultrasound (LIPUS) chip for high-throughput cell stimulation

Haoyang Chen, Ninghao Zhu, Mohamed Osman, Ryan Biskowitz, Jinyun Liu, Shubham Khandare, Peter Butler, Pak Kin Wong, Sri Rajasekhar Kothapalli, 2021, Lab on a Chip - Miniaturisation for Chemistry and Biology on p. 4734-4742

Liposome-based measurement of light-driven chloride transport kinetics of halorhodopsin

Hasin Feroz, Bryan Ferlez, Hyeonji Oh, Hossein Mohammadiarani, Tingwei Ren, Carol S. Baker, John P. Gajewski, Daniel J. Lugar, Sandeep B. Gaudana, Peter Butler, Jonas Hühn, Matthias Lamping, Wolfgang J. Parak, Michael R. Blatt, Cheryl A. Kerfeld, Nicholas Smirnoff, Harish Vashisth, John H. Golbeck, Manish Kumar, 2021, Biochimica et Biophysica Acta - Biomembranes

Sustainable Bridges from Campus to Campus

Catherine L. Cohan, Lauren A. Griggs, Ryan Scott Hassler, Mark William Johnson, Michael Kagan, Peter J. Butler, Tonya L. Peeples, 2021, ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings

Sustainable bridges from campus to campus: Aggregate results for Engineering Ahead Cohorts One to Three (#1525367)

Catherine L. Cohan, Pradip K. Bandyopadhyay, Ryan Scott Hassler, Mark William Johnson, Michael Kagan, Ann Marie Schmiedekamp, Peter J. Shull, Peter J. Butler, Tonya L. Peeples, 2020, ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings

Mechanobiology of dynamic enzyme systems

Peter J. Butler, 2020, APL Bioengineering

Motility of enzyme-powered vesicles

Subhadip Ghosh, Farzad Mohajerani, Seoyoung Son, Darrell Velegol, Peter J. Butler, Ayusman Sen, 2019, Nano Letters on p. 6019-6026

Nonuniform crowding enhances transport

Matthew Collins, Farzad Mohajerani, Subhadip Ghosh, Rajarshi Guha, Tae Hee Lee, Peter J. Butler, Ayusman Sen, Darrell Velegol, 2019, ACS Nano on p. 8946-8956

Sustainable bridges from campus to campus: Outcomes for two cohorts of Jump Start second-year bridge participants (#1525367)

Catherine L. Cohan, Pradip K. Bandyopadhyay, Ryan Scott Hassler, Mark William Johnson, Mikhail Kagan, Ann Marie Schmiedekamp, Peter J. Shull, Peter J. Butler, Helen Edson, 2019, ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings

Mechanobiology of the abluminal glycocalyx

Peter J. Butler, Amit Bhatnagar, 2019, Biorheology on p. 101-112

Achieving high permeability and enhanced selectivity for Angstrom-scale separations using artificial water channel membranes

Yue Xiao Shen, Woochul C. Song, D. Ryan Barden, Tingwei Ren, Chao Lang, Hasin Feroz, Codey B. Henderson, Patrick O. Saboe, Daniel Tsai, Hengjing Yan, Peter J. Butler, Guillermo C. Bazan, William A. Phillip, Robert J. Hickey, Paul S. Cremer, Harish Vashisth, Manish Kumar, 2018, Nature Communications

Most-Cited Papers

Enzyme molecules as nanomotors

Samudra Sengupta, Krishna K. Dey, Hari S. Muddana, Tristan Tabouillot, Michael E. Ibele, Peter J. Butler, Ayusman Sen, 2013, Journal of the American Chemical Society on p. 1406-1414

Highly permeable artificial water channels that can self-assemble into two-dimensional arrays

Yue Xiao Shen, Wen Si, Mustafa Erbakan, Karl Decker, Rita De Zorzi, Patrick O. Saboe, You Jung Kang, Sheereen Majd, Peter J. Butler, Thomas Walz, Aleksei Aksimentiev, Jun Li Hou, Manish Kumar, David A. Weitz, 2015, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America on p. 9810-9815

Substrate-driven chemotactic assembly in an enzyme cascade

Xi Zhao, Henri Palacci, Vinita Yadav, Michelle M. Spiering, Michael K. Gilson, Peter J. Butler, Henry Hess, Stephen J. Benkovic, Ayusman Sen, 2018, Nature Chemistry on p. 311-317

Chemotactic separation of enzymes

Krishna Kanti Dey, Sambeeta Das, Matthew F. Poyton, Samudra Sengupta, Peter J. Butler, Paul S. Cremer, Ayusman Sen, 2014, ACS Nano on p. 11941-11949

DNA polymerase as a molecular motor and pump

Samudra Sengupta, Michelle M. Spiering, Krishna K. Dey, Wentao Duan, Debabrata Patra, Peter J. Butler, R. Dean Astumian, Stephen J. Benkovic, Ayusman Sen, 2014, ACS Nano on p. 2410-2418

Achieving high permeability and enhanced selectivity for Angstrom-scale separations using artificial water channel membranes

Yue Xiao Shen, Woochul C. Song, D. Ryan Barden, Tingwei Ren, Chao Lang, Hasin Feroz, Codey B. Henderson, Patrick O. Saboe, Daniel Tsai, Hengjing Yan, Peter J. Butler, Guillermo C. Bazan, William A. Phillip, Robert J. Hickey, Paul S. Cremer, Harish Vashisth, Manish Kumar, 2018, Nature Communications

Tuning membrane phase separation using nonlipid amphiphiles

Hari S. Muddana, Homer H. Chiang, Peter J. Butler, 2012, Biophysical Journal on p. 489-497

Exothermicity Is Not a Necessary Condition for Enhanced Diffusion of Enzymes

Pierre Illien, Xi Zhao, Krishna K. Dey, Peter J. Butler, Ayusman Sen, Ramin Golestanian, 2017, Nano Letters on p. 4415-4420

Anatomy of Nanoscale Propulsion

Vinita Yadav, Wentao Duan, Peter J. Butler, Ayusman Sen, 2015, Annual Review of Biophysics and Biomolecular Structure on p. 77-100

The use of nanoparticulates to treat breast cancer

Xiaomeng Tang, Welley S. Loc, Cheng Dong, Gail L. Matters, Peter J. Butler, Mark Kester, Craig Meyers, Yixing Jiang, James H. Adair, 2017, Nanomedicine on p. 2367-2388