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Kyle Root

Dr. Kyle Root

301 East Campus Science Center
(570) 484-3080

Courses Most Commonly Taught

  • Biochemistry I

Areas of Expertise

  • Membrane protein expression/purification
  • Membrane protein biophysics
  • Protein labelling
  • Lipases


  • B.S. Chemistry (‘09) Mansfield University
  • Ph.D. Chemistry (‘16) Lehigh University
  • Pfizer Inc., Structural Biology, Postdoctoral Fellow 2015-2016

Professional Publications

Kyle T. Root, Huan Rui, Jinwoo Lee, Kerney Jebrell Glover, Wonpil Im. “Probing the U-Shaped Conformation of Caveolin-1 in a Bilayer.” Biophys J. 106(6). 1371-80. (2014)

Kyle T. Root, Sarah M. Plucinsky, and Kerney Jebrell Glover, “Caveolin: Recent Progress in Structure, Topology, and Oligomeric Behavior” Curr. Top. Membr. 75. 305-36. (2015)

Kyle T. Root, and Kerney Jebrell Glover. “Reconstitution and spectroscopic analysis of caveolin-1 residues 62-178 reveals that proline 110 governs its structure and solvent exposure.” Biochim. Biophys. Acta. 1858(4). 682-88. (2016)

Sarah M. Plucinsky, Kyle T. Root, and Kerney Jebrell Glover. “Efficient solubilization and purification of highly insoluble membrane proteins expressed as inclusion bodies using perfluorooctanoic acid..” Protein Expr. Purif. 143. 34-37. (2017)


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