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Susanta K. Sarkar†, Ambika Bumb†, Xufeng S. Wu, Kem A. Sochacki, Peter Kellman, Martin W. Brechbiel, and Keir C. Neuman. Wide-field in vivo background free imaging by selective magnetic modulation of nanodiamond fluorescence. Biomedical Optics Express 5(4), 1190–1202 (2014). †Equal contributions. Patent filed by NIH. US Application Serial No. 61/711702 (2012).







Susanta K. Sarkar, Ambika Bumb, Maria Mills, and Keir C. Neuman. Single-Molecule Fluorescence. Cell 153(6):1408-1408.e1 (2013).






Ambika Bumb†, Susanta K. Sarkar†, Martin W. Brechbiel, and Keir C.  Neuman. Silica encapsulation of fluorescent nanodiamonds for colloidal stability and facile surface functionalization. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 135 (21), 7815–7818 (2013). †Equal contributions. Selected for cover page illustration. Highlighted in Nature Methods.Spotlighted in JACS. Patent filed by NIH. US Application Serial No. 61/672996.





Susanta K. Sarkar, Barry Marmer, Gregory Goldberg, and Keir C. Neuman. Single-molecule tracking of collagenase on native type I collagen fibrils reveals degradation mechanism. Current Biology, 22, 1-10, June 19, (2012). Mechanistic details of collagen fibril degradation. Published as an Article.
Selected for cover page illustration.
Commentary in Current Biology. Selected by Faculty of 1000 twice.





Nesha May Andoy, Susanta K. Sarkar, Qi Wang, Jaime J. Benitez, Aleksandr Kalininskiy, and Peng Chen. Single-molecule study of metalloregulator CueR-DNA interactions using Engineered Holliday junctions. Biophysical Journal, 97, 844–852 (2009). Selected for Cover page illustration.




Susanta K. Sarkar, Nesha May Andoy, Jaime J. Benitez, Peng R. Chen, Jason S. Kong, Chuan He, and Peng Chen. Engineered Holliday junctions as single molecule reporters for protein-DNA interactions with application to a MerR-family regulator. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 129, 12461-12467 (2007).