James Frank

Research Assistant Professor

  • 653 Citations
  • 12 h-Index
20142020

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Research Output

  • 653 Citations
  • 12 h-Index
  • 18 Article
  • 3 Review article

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

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
29 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

245 Scopus citations

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

5 Scopus citations

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

5 Scopus citations

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

16 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

14 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

13 Scopus citations

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
64 Scopus citations

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

30 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

9 Scopus citations

Optical Control of Lysophosphatidic Acid Signaling

Morstein, J., Dacheux, M. A., Norman, D. D., Shemet, A., Donthamsetti, P. C., Citir, M., Frank, J. A., Schultz, C., Schultz, C., Isacoff, E. Y., Isacoff, E. Y., Parrill, A. L., Tigyi, G. J. & Trauner, D., Jun 17 2020, In : Journal of the American Chemical Society. 142, 24, p. 10612-10616 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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. A., 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

10 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
1 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
12 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

52 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
61 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

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

34 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

43 Scopus citations