Blankschtein D, Thurston GM Benedek GB, Phenomenological Theory of Equilibrium Properties and Phase Separation of Micellar Solutions, J. Chem. Phys. 85, 7268-7288 (1986)
Thomson JA, Schurtenberger P, Thurston GM, Benedek GB, Binary Liquid Phase Separation and Critical Phenomena in a Protein-Water Solution, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 84, 7079-7083 (1987)
Schurtenberger P, Chamberlin RA, Thurston GM, Thomson JA, Benedek GB, Observation of Critical Phenomena in a Protein-Water Solution, Phys. Rev. Letts. 63, 2064-2067 (1989)
Liu C-W, Lomakin A, Thurston GM, Hayden DL, Pande A, Pande J, Ogun O, Asherie N, Benedek GB, Phase Separation in Multicomponent Aqueous-protein Solutions, J. Phys. Chem. 99, 451-461 (1995).
Thurston GM, Hayden DL, Burrows P, Clark JI, Taret VG, Kandel J, Courogen M, Peetermans JA, Bowen MS, Miller D, Sullivan KM, Storb R, Stern H, Benedek GB, Evidence for increased interprotein association as a function of age in the living human lens using quasielastic light scattering, Current Eye Research 16, 197-207 (1997).
Cohen DE, Thurston GM, Chamberlin RA, Benedek GB, Carey MC, Laser light scattering evidence for "worm-like" mixed micelles in cholanoyl (bile salt) and acyl (octylglucoside) detergent-long chain phosphatidylcholine (lecithin) aqueous systems: New insights on the structure of bile, Biochemistry 37, 14798-14814 (1998).
Benedek, GB, Pande, J, Thurston GM, Clark JI, Theoretical and Experimental Basis for the Inhibition of Cataract, Progress in Retinal and Eye Research 18, 391-402 (1999).
Stradner, A., Thurston GM, and Schurtenberger P, âTuning short-range attractions in protein solutions: from attractive glasses to equilibrium clusters.â J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 17: 1-12 (2005). Selected for J. Phys. Cond. Matter Top Papers Showcase 2005,http://ej.iop.org/pdf/jpcm/2005
Thurston, GM, "Liquid-liquid Phase Separation and Static Light Scattering of Concentrated Ternary Mixtures of Bovine Alpha and GammaB Crystallins," Journal of Chemical Physics, 124, 134909 (2006).
J. Bloustine, T. Virmani, G. M. Thurston, and S. Fraden, âLight Scattering and Phase Behavior of Lysozyme-Poly(Ethylene Glycol) Mixtures, â Physical Review Letters 96, 087803 (2006).
A. Stradner, G. Foffi, N. Dorsaz, G. M. Thurston, and P. Schurtenberger, âNew insight into cataract formation: enhanced stability through mutual attractionâ, Physical Review Letters, 99 (19): Art. No. 198103 (2007). Subject of Physical Review Focus News Article,http://focus.aps.org/story/v20/st16
Thurston, GM, âProtein Anisotropy Turns Solubility on its Head,â Invited Commentary, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (USA) 104:18877-18878 (2007),http://www.pnas.org/cgi/content/short/104/48/18877
David S. Ross, G. M. Thurston and C.V. Lutzer, âOn a partial differential equation method for determining the free energies and coexisting phase compositions of ternary mixtures from light scattering data,â J. Chem. Phys. 129, 064106 (2008).
N. Dorsaz, G. M. Thurston, A. Stradner, P. Schurtenberger and G. Foffi, âColloidal Characterization and Thermodynamic Stability of Binary Eye Lens Protein Mixtures, J. Phys. Chem. B 113:1693-1709 (2009) (published online Dec. 10, 2008). Selected for J. Phys. Chem. B. Cover Illustration.
N. Dorsaz, G. M. Thurston, A. Stradner, P. Schurtenberger, and G. Foffi, "Phase separation in binary eye lens protein mixtures," Soft Matter (online 11/22/10 http://pubs.rsc.org | doi:10.1039/C0SM00156B)
Dawn Hollenbeck, K. Michael Martini, Andreas Langner, Anthony Harkin, David S. Ross, and George M. Thurston, "Model for evaluating patterned charge-regulation contributions to electrostatic interactions between low-dielectric spheres," Physical Review E 82, 031402 (2010).
P. R. Banerjee, A. Pande, J. Patrosz, G. M. Thurston, and J. Pande, "Cataract-associated mutant E107A of human Î³D-crystallin shows increased attraction to Î±-crystallin and enhanced light scattering," Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 108(2): 574-579 (2011); doi: 10.1073/pnas.1014653107. Commentary: N. Asherie, "Blind attraction: The mechanism of an inherited congenital cataract," PNAS, 108(2): 437-438 (2011).
Chris W. Wahle, David S. Ross, and George M. Thurston, "On the design of experiments for determining ternary mixture free energies from static light scattering data using a nonlinear partial differential equation," J. Chem. Phys., to appear.
Chris W. Wahle, David S. Ross, and George M. Thurston, "Mathematical and Computational Aspects of Quaternary Liquid Mixing Free Energy Measurement Using Light Scattering," J. Chem. Phys., to appear.
Chris W. Wahle, David S. Ross, and George M. Thurston, "On inferring liquid-liquid phase boundaries and tie lines from ternary mixture light scattering," J. Chem. Phys., to appear.