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Harold Monbouquette, Ph.D.

Professor, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Member, California NanoSystems Institute, Neuroengineering Training Program

Ph.D., North Carolina State University, 1987
M.S., University of California, Davis, 1984
B.S., University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 1982
A.B., Harvard College, 1979

Professional Societies:
American Institute of Chemical Engineers
American Chemical Society

Contact Information:
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Work Address: UCLA
Department of Chemical Engineering
Box 951592
Los Angeles, CA 90095
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Fax Number: (310) 206-4107
Work Phone Number: (310) 825-8946

Selected Publications:

Chiu ML, Lai D, Monbouquette HG, An influenza hemagglutinin A peptide assay based on the enzyme-multiplied immunoassay technique, J Immunoassay Immunochem, 2011, 32 (1), 1-17.
Radhakrishnan C, Lo MK, Knobler CM, Garcia-Garibay MA, Monbouquette HG, Capping-Ligand Effect on the Stability of CdSe Quantum Dot Langmuir Monolayers, Langmuir, 2011, Epub ahead of print.
Galatsis K, Wang KL, Ozkan M, Ozkan CS, Huang Y, Chang JP, Monbouquette HG, Chen Y, Nealey P, Botros Y, Patterning and templating for nanoelectronics, Adv Mater, 2010, 22 (6), 769-78.
Lim S, Springstead JR, Yu M, Bartkowski W, Schröder I, Monbouquette HG, Characterization of a key trifunctional enzyme for aromatic amino acid biosynthesis in Archaeoglobus fulgidus, Extremophiles, 2009, 13 (1), 191-8.
Lai D, Lluncor B, Schröder I, Gunsalus RP, Liao JC, Monbouquette HG, Reconstruction of the archaeal isoprenoid ether lipid biosynthesis pathway in Escherichia coli through digeranylgeranylglyceryl phosphate, Metab Eng, 2009, 11 (3), 184-91.
Lisa E. Goldsmith, Melody Pupols, Valerie A. Kickhoefer, Leonard H. Rome and Harold G. Monbouquette, Utilization of a Protein “Shuttle” To Load Vault Nanocapsules with Gold Probes and Proteins, ACS Nano, 2009, 3 (10), 3175–3183.
Benny C. Ng, Marcella Yu, Ajaykumar Gopal, Leonard H. Rome, Harold G. Monbouquette and Sarah H. Tolbert, Encapsulation of Semiconducting Polymers in Vault Protein Cages, Nano Lett, 2008, 8 (10), 3503–3509.
Lai, D. Springstead, J. R. Monbouquette, H. G., Effect of growth temperature on ether lipid biochemistry in Archaeoglobus fulgidus, Extremophiles, 2008, 12 (2), 271-8.
Hsiang-Yu Chen, Michael K. F. Lo, Guanwen Yang, Harold G. Monbouquette & Yang Yang, Nanoparticle-assisted high photoconductive gain in composites of polymer and fullerene, Nature Nanotechnology, 2008, 3 (9), 543 - 7 .
Yu, M. Ng, B. C. Rome, L. H. Tolbert, S. H. Monbouquette, H. G., Reversible pH lability of cross-linked vault nanocapsules, Nano Lett, 2008, 8 (10), 3510-5.
Wassum KM, Tolosa VM, Wang J, Walker E, Monbouquette HG, Maidment NT, Silicon Wafer-Based Platinum Microelectrode Array Biosensor for Near Real-Time Measurement of Glutamate in Vivo, Sensors Basel Sensors, 2008, 8 (8), 5023-36.
Walker E, Wang J, Hamdi N, Monbouquette HG, Maidment NT, Selective detection of extracellular glutamate in brain tissue using microelectrode arrays coated with over-oxidized polypyrrole, Analyst, 2007, 132 (11), 1107-11.
Goldsmith, L. E. Yu, M. Rome, L. H. Monbouquette, H. G., Vault nanocapsule dissociation into halves triggered at low pH, Biochemistry, 2007, 46 (10), 2865-75.
N. Hamdi, J. Wang, E. Walker, N.T. Maidment, H.G. Monbouquette, An electroenzymatic L-glutamate microbiosensor selective against dopamine, J. Electroanal. Chem, 2006, 591 (1), 33-40.
F.H. Ko and H.G. Monbouquette, Photometric and electrochemical enzyme-multiplied assay techniques using beta-galactosidase as reporter enzyme, Biotechnol. Progr, 2006, 22 (3), 860-865.
Radhakrishnan, C. Lo, M. K. Warrier, M. V. Garcia-Garibay, M. A. Monbouquette, H. G., Photocatalytic reduction of an azide-terminated self-assembled monolayer using CdS quantum dots, Langmuir, 2006, 22 (11), 5018-24.
J. Wang, N.V. Myung, M. Yun and H.G. Monbouquette, Glucose oxidase entrapped in polypyrrole on high-surface-area Pt electrodes: a model platform for sensitive electroenzymatic biosensors, Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry, 2005, 575 (1), 139-146.
N. Hamdi, J. Wang, H.G. Monbouquette, Polymer Films as Permselective Coatings for H2O2-Sensing Electrodes, J. Electroanal. Chem, 2005, 581 (2), 258-264.
Lim, S. Schroder, I. Monbouquette, H. G., A thermostable shikimate 5-dehydrogenase from the archaeon Archaeoglobus fulgidus, FEMS Microbiol Lett, 2004, 238 (1), 101-6.
Warrier, M; Lo, MK; Monbouquette, H; Garcia-Garibay, MA, Photocatalytic reduction of aromatic azides to amines using CdS and CdSe nanoparticles, Photochem Photobiol Sci, 2004, 3 (9), 859-63.
I. Schroeder, A. Vadas, E. Johnson, S. Lim and H.G. Monbouquette, A novel archaeal alanine dehydrogenase homologous to ornithine cyclodeaminase and mu-crystallin, Journal of Bacteriology, 2004, 186 (22), 7680-7689.
D.T. Gallagher, H.G. Monbouquette, I. Schroeder, H. Robinson, M.J. Holden and N.N. Smith, Structure of Alanine Dehydrogenase from Archaeoglobus: Active Site Analysis and Relation to Bacterial Cyclodeaminases and Mammalian mu Crystallin, Journal of Molecular Biology, 2004, 342 (1), 119-130.
Wang, J. C. Aucoin-Barry, D. Manuelian, D. Monbouquette, R. Reisman, M. Gray, W. Block, P. C. Block, E. H. Ladenheim, M. Simon, D. I. , Incidence of aspirin nonresponsiveness using the Ultegra Rapid Platelet Function Assay-ASA, Am J Cardiol, 2003, 92 (12), 1492-4.
Vadas, A. J. Schroder, I. Monbouquette, H. G. , Room-temperature synthesis of L-alanine using the alanine dehydrogenase of the hyperthermophilic archaeon Archaeoglobus fulgidus, Biotechnol Prog, 2002, 18 (4), 909-11.
Ivan Stanish and Harold G. Monbouquette, Ternary complex formation dramatically enhances metal-sorbing vesicle selectivity , Journal of Membrane Science, 2001, 194 (2), 263-272 .