1. Li, S., Bhattacharya, S., Chou, C-Y., Chu, M., Chou, S-C., Tonelli, M., Goger, M., Hanming Yang, H., Palmer, A.G., Cavagnero, S. 'LC-Photo-CIDNP Hyperpolarization of Biomolecules Bearing a Quasi-Isolated Spin Pair: Magnetic-Field Dependence via a Rapid-Shuttling Device' submitted (2023).
  2. Masse, M.M., Guzman-Luna, V., Varela, A.E., Hutchinson, R.B., Srivastava, A., Wei, W., Fuchs, A.M., Cavagnero, S. ‘Nascent-Chain Interaction Networks and Their Effect on the Bacterial Ribosome submitted and BioRXiv (2023).
  3. Cavagnero, S., Schanda, P. JMR/JMRO/JSB/JSBX Special Issue on the Nuclear Magnetic Resonance of Biological Systems, Editorial, J. Magn. Reson., in press (2023).
  4. Addabbo, R.M., Hutchinson, R.B., Allaman, H.J., Dalphin, M.D., Mecha, M.F., Yue Liu, Y., Staikos, A., Cavagnero, S. 'Critical Beginnings: Selective Tuning of Solubility and Structural Accuracy of Newly Synthesized Proteins by the Hsp70 Chaperone system' J. Phys. Chem B 127, 3990-4014 (2023).
  5. Eills, J., Budker, D., Cavagnero, S., Chekmenev, E.Y., Elliott, S.J., Jannin, S., Lesage, A., Matysik, J., Meersmann, T., Prisner, T., Reimer, J.A., Yang, H., Koptyug, I.V. 'Spin Hyperpolarization in Modern Magnetic Resonance' Chem. Rev. 123, 1417-1551 (2023)
  6. Chen*, X., Hutchinson*, R.B., Cavagnero, S. 'Distribution and Solvent Exposure of Hsp70 Chaperone Binding Sites across the E. coli Proteome' Proteins: Struct. Funct. Bioinf. 91, 665-678 (2023); (*) equal contributors.
  7. Li, S., Yang, H., Hofstetter, H., Tonelli, M., Cavagnero, S. Magnetic-Field Dependence of LC-Photo-CIDNP in the Presence of Target Molecules Carrying a Quasi-Isolated Spin Pair' Appl. Magn. Reson. 54, 59-75 (2023).
  8. Cavagnero, S. 'Emerging Tools in Biophysics: Stem Cells, Organoids and Bioprinting' BPS Bullettin, January issue (2023).


  1. Yang, H., Li, S., Mickles, C.A., Guzman-Luna, V., Sugisaki, K., Thompson, C.M., Dang, H.H., Cavagnero, S. ‘Selective Isotope Labeling and LC-Photo-CIDNP Enable NMR Spectroscopy at Low-Nanomolar Concentration' J. Am. Chem. Soc. 144, 11608-11619 (2022).
  2. Cavagnero S., Guzman-Luna, V. ‘Mg+2 Ions Mediate the Interaction of Intrinsically Disordered Nascent Chains with the Ribosome: Implications for Protein Folding and Aggregation in the Early Stages of Protein Life’ Neurosci. Chron. 3, 3-5 (2022).
  3. Mecha*, M.F., Hutchinson*, R.B., Lee, J.H., Cavagnero, S. ‘Protein Folding in Vitro and in the Cell: from a Solitary Journey to a Team Effort’ Biophys. Chem. 287, 106821 (2022), cover article, (*) equal contributors.
  4. Bondos, S.. Cavagnero, S. ‘Regaining and Preserving Wellness during and after the COVID-19 Pandemic’ BPS Bullettin, May issue (2022).Cavagnero, S. ‘Understanding and Curing Deadly Proteinopathies by Harnessing the Power of Biophysics' Biophys. Soc. Newslett., January issue (2022). 


  1. Guzman-Luna V., Fuchs, A., Allen, A.J., Staikos, A., Cavagnero, S. ‘An Intrinsically Disordered Nascent Protein Interacts with Specific Regions of the Ribosomal Surface near the Exit Tunnel’Commun. Biol. 4:1236, 1-17 (2021). 
  2. Hutchinson, R.B., Chen, X., Zhou, N., Cavagnero, S. ‘Fluorescence Anisotropy Decays and Microscale-Volume Viscometry Reveal the Compaction of Ribosome-Bound Nascent Proteins’J. Phys. Chem. B 124, 6488-6507 (2021). 
  3. Yang, H., Mecha, M.F., Goebel, C.P., Cavagnero, S. 'Enhanced Nuclear-Spin Hyperpolarization of Amino Acids and Proteins via Reductive Radical Quenchers' J. Magn. Reson 324, 106912 (2021), cover article.  
  1. Cavagnero, S.  'Celebrating Science Wizardry and Protein Design at SACNAS' Biophys. Soc. Newslett.December issue (2020). 
  2. Addabbo, R.M., Dalphin, M.D., Mecha, M.F., Liu, Y., Staikos, A., Guzman-Luna, V., Cavagnero, S.  'Complementary Role of Co- and Post-Translational Events in De Novo Protein Biogenesis' J. Phys. Chem. B 124, 6488-6507 (2020), cover article.
  3. Thompson, C. M.; McDonald, A. D., Yang, H., Cavagnero, S. Buller, A. R. ‘Modular Control of L-Tryptophan Isotopic Labeling via an Efficient Biosynthetic Cascade’ Org. Biomol. Chem. 18, 4189-4192 (2020).
  4. Yaeger-Weiss, S.K., Jennaro, T.S., Mecha, M.M., Becker, J.H., Cavagnero, S. 'Net Charge and Nonpolar Content Guide the Identification of Folded and Prion Proteins' Biochemistry 59, 1881-1895 (2020).
  5. Dalphin, M.D., Stangl, A.J., Liu, Y., Cavagnero, S. ‘KLR-70: a Novel Cationic Inhibitor of the Bacterial Hsp70 Chaperone' Biochemistry 59, 1946-1960 (2020).
  6. Lee, J., Park, S.H., Cavagnero, S., Lee, J.H. 'High-Resolution Diffusion Measurements of Proteins by NMR under Near-Physiological Conditions' Analyt. Chem. 92, 5073-5081 (2020).
  1. Cavagnero, S. 'Exploring Biology and Embracing Diversity at SACNAS' Biophys. Soc. Newslett., December issue (2019). 
  2. Yang, H., Hofstetter, H., Cavagnero, S. ‘Fast-Pulsing LED-Enhanced NMR: a Convenient and Inexpensive Approach to Increase NMR Sensitivity’ J. Chem. Phys.  151, 245102-245112 (2019).
  3. Varela A.E., England, K.A., Cavagnero, S. 'Kinetic Trapping in Protein Folding' Prot. Eng. Des. Sel. 32, 103-108 (2019).
  4. Yang, H., Cavagnero, S. 'Improved Sensitivity of Laser-Enhanced 13Calpha Correlation via Suppression of Calpha - C’ Scalar-Coupling Evolution' J. Magn. Reson. 307, 106572, 1-6 (2019).            
  5. Okuno, Y., Mecha, M.F., Yang, H., Zhu, L., Fry, C.G., Cavagnero, S.  'Laser- and Cryogenic-Probe-Assisted NMR Enables Hypersensitive Analysis of Biomolecules at Sub-Micromolar Concentration' Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. USA 116, 11603-11611 (2019).


  1. Varela, A.E., Lang, J.F., Wu, Y., Dalphin, M.D., Stangl, A.J., Okuno, Y., Cavagnero, S. ‘Kinetic Trapping of Folded Proteins Relative to Aggregates under Physiologically Relevant Conditions’ J. Phys. Chem. B 122, 7682-7698 (2018).
  2. Okuno, Y., Cavagnero, S. 'Effect of Heavy Atoms on Photochemically Induced Dynamic Nuclear Polarization in Liquids'  J. Magn. Reson. 286, 172-187 (2018).
  1. Okuno, Y., Cavagnero, S. 'Photochemically Induced Dynamic Nuclear Polarization: Basic Principles and ApplicationseMagRes. 6, 283-313 (2017).
  2. Carlson, T., Lam, K.W., Lam, C. W., He, J., Maynard, J.H., Cavagnero, S. ‘Naked-Eye Detection of Reversible Protein Folding and Unfolding in Aqueous Solution J. Chem. Ed. 94, 350-355 (2017), cover article.                           
  3. Cavagnero, S. 'A Prize for Going in Vivo' Biophys. Soc. Newslett., January issue (2017).                                                                                               
  1. Lee, J.H., Zhang D., Hughes C.P., Okuno Y., Sekhar, A., Cavagnero S.Heterogeneous Binding of the SH3 Client Protein to the DnaK Molecular ChaperoneProc. Nat. Acad. Sci. USA 112, E4206-4215 (2015).
  1. Jennaro, T.S., Beaty, M.R., Kurt-Yilmaz, N., Luskin, B.L., Cavagnero, S. Burial of Nonpolar Surface Area and Thermodynamic Stabilization of Globins as a Function of Chain Elongation, Proteins: Struct. Funct. Bioinf. 82, 2318-2331 (2014)
  2. Cavagnero, S.  'Fascinated by Live Cells' Biophys. Soc. Newslett., November issue(2014).             
  3. Fedyukina, D.V., Jennaro, T.S., Cavagnero, S. 'Charge Segregation and Low Hydrophobicity Are Key Features of Ribosomal Proteins from Different Organisms' J. Biol. Chem., 289, 6740-6750 (2014).
  1. Cavagnero, S., Mukerjee, I. ‘Getting Places Together: How to Find and Keep a Good Mentor’ Biophys. Soc. Bullett., April issue (2012).                                                                    




  1. Cavagnero, S., Kurt, N.Folding and Misfolding as a Function of Polypeptide Chain Elongation: Conformational Trends and Implications for Intracellular Eventsin Misbehaving Proteins: Protein (Mis)Folding, Aggregation, and Stability, ed. A.M. Tsai and R.M. Murphy, Springer, 217-246 (2006).