James Frank

Research Assistant Professor

  • 617 Citations
  • 11 h-Index
20142020

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Research Output

  • 617 Citations
  • 11 h-Index
  • 17 Article
  • 3 Review article
2020

A Lipid Photoswitch Controls Fluidity in Supported Bilayer Membranes

Urban, P., Pritzl, S. D., Ober, M. F., Dirscherl, C. F., Pernpeintner, C., Konrad, D. B., Frank, J. A., Trauner, D., Nickel, B. & Lohmueller, T., Mar 17 2020, In : Langmuir. 36, 10, p. 2629-2634 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2019

Designing azobenzene-based tools for controlling neurotransmission

Leippe, P. & Frank, J., Aug 1 2019, In : Current Opinion in Structural Biology. 57, p. 23-30 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

3 Scopus citations

Next-generation interfaces for studying neural function

Frank, J. A., Antonini, M. J. & Anikeeva, P., Sep 1 2019, In : Nature biotechnology. 37, 9, p. 1013-1023 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

8 Scopus citations

Optical control of sphingosine-1-phosphate formation and function

Morstein, J., Hill, R. Z., Novak, A. J. E., Feng, S., Norman, D. D., Donthamsetti, P. C., Frank, J., Harayama, T., Williams, B. M., Parrill, A. L., Tigyi, G. J., Riezman, H., Isacoff, E. Y., Bautista, D. M. & Trauner, D., Jun 1 2019, In : Nature Chemical Biology. 15, 6, p. 623-631 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations

Optical manipulation of sphingolipid biosynthesis using photoswitchable ceramides

Kol, M., Williams, B., Toombs-Ruane, H., Franquelim, H. G., Korneev, S., Schroeer, C., Schwille, P., Trauner, D., Holthuis, J. C. & Frank, J., Feb 5 2019, In : eLife. 8

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
2018

Light-Controlled Lipid Interaction and Membrane Organization in Photolipid Bilayer Vesicles

Urban, P., Pritzl, S. D., Konrad, D. B., Frank, J. A., Pernpeintner, C., Roeske, C. R., Trauner, D. & Lohmüller, T., Nov 6 2018, In : Langmuir. 34, 44, p. 13368-13374 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Optical control of L-type Ca 2+ channels using a diltiazem photoswitch

Fehrentz, T., Huber, F. M. E., Hartrampf, N., Bruegmann, T., Frank, J. A., Fine, N. H. F., Malan, D., Danzl, J. G., Tikhonov, D. B., Sumser, M., Sasse, P., Hodson, D. J., Zhorov, B. S., Klöcker, N. & Trauner, D., Aug 1 2018, In : Nature Chemical Biology. 14, 8, p. 764-767 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations

Optical tools for understanding the complexity of β-cell signalling and insulin release

Frank, J., Broichhagen, J., Yushchenko, D. A., Trauner, D., Schultz, C. & Hodson, D. J., Dec 1 2018, In : Nature Reviews Endocrinology. 14, 12, p. 721-737 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

8 Scopus citations

PhoDAGs Enable Optical Control of Diacylglycerol-Sensitive Transient Receptor Potential Channels

Leinders-Zufall, T., Storch, U., Bleymehl, K., Mederos y Schnitzler, M., Frank, J., Konrad, D. B., Trauner, D., Gudermann, T. & Zufall, F., Feb 15 2018, In : Cell Chemical Biology. 25, 2, p. 215-223.e3

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
11 Scopus citations

Silicon biointerfaces for all scales

Park, S., Frank, J. & Anikeeva, P., Jul 1 2018, In : Nature Biomedical Engineering. 2, 7, p. 471-472 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations
2017

Light-Controlled Membrane Mechanics and Shape Transitions of Photoswitchable Lipid Vesicles

Pernpeintner, C., Frank, J. A., Urban, P., Roeske, C. R., Pritzl, S. D., Trauner, D. & Lohmüller, T., Apr 25 2017, In : Langmuir. 33, 16, p. 4083-4089 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Scopus citations

Optical control of GPR40 signalling in pancreatic β-cells

Frank, J. A., Yushchenko, D. A., Fine, N. H. F., Duca, M., Citir, M., Broichhagen, J., Hodson, D. J., Schultz, C. & Trauner, D., Jan 1 2017, In : Chemical Science. 8, 11, p. 7604-7610 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Scopus citations

Synthesis of Photoswitchable9-Tetrahydrocannabinol Derivatives Enables Optical Control of Cannabinoid Receptor 1 Signaling

Westphal, M. V., Schafroth, M. A., Sarott, R. C., Imhof, M. A., Bold, C. P., Leippe, P., Dhopeshwarkar, A., Grandner, J. M., Katritch, V., Mackie, K., Trauner, D., Carreira, E. M. & Frank, J., Dec 20 2017, In : Journal of the American Chemical Society. 139, 50, p. 18206-18212 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

30 Scopus citations
2016

Optical Control of Lipid Rafts with Photoswitchable Ceramides

Frank, J., Franquelim, H. G., Schwille, P. & Trauner, D., Oct 5 2016, In : Journal of the American Chemical Society. 138, 39, p. 12981-12986 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

28 Scopus citations

Photoswitchable diacylglycerols enable optical control of protein kinase C

Frank, J. A., Yushchenko, D. A., Hodson, D. J., Lipstein, N., Nagpal, J., Rutter, G. A., Rhee, J. S., Gottschalk, A., Brose, N., Schultz, C. & Trauner, D., Sep 1 2016, In : Nature Chemical Biology. 12, 9, p. 755-762 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

50 Scopus citations

Synthesis of Redshifted Azobenzene Photoswitches by Late-Stage Functionalization

Konrad, D. B., Frank, J. & Trauner, D., Mar 18 2016, In : Chemistry - A European Journal. 22, 13, p. 4364-4368 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

42 Scopus citations
2015

A red-shifted photochromic sulfonylurea for the remote control of pancreatic beta cell function

Broichhagen, J., Frank, J. A., Johnston, N. R., Mitchell, R. K., Šmid, K., Marchetti, P., Bugliani, M., Rutter, G. A., Trauner, D. & Hodson, D. J., Apr 7 2015, In : Chemical Communications. 51, 27, p. 6018-6021 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
28 Scopus citations

A Roadmap to Success in Photopharmacology

Broichhagen, J., Frank, J. A. & Trauner, D., Jul 21 2015, In : Accounts of Chemical Research. 48, 7, p. 1947-1960 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

240 Scopus citations

Photoswitchable fatty acids enable optical control of TRPV1

Frank, J. A., Moroni, M., Moshourab, R., Sumser, M., Lewin, G. R. & Trauner, D., May 22 2015, In : Nature communications. 6, 7118.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
59 Scopus citations
2014

Optical control of insulin release using a photoswitchable sulfonylurea

Broichhagen, J., Schönberger, M., Cork, S. C., Frank, J. A., Marchetti, P., Bugliani, M., Shapiro, A. M. J., Trapp, S., Rutter, G. A., Hodson, D. J. & Trauner, D., Oct 14 2014, In : Nature communications. 5, 5116.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
63 Scopus citations