Button, Brian, Li-Heng Cai, Camille Ehre, Mehmet Kesimer, David B. Hill, John K. Sheehan, Richard C. Boucher, and Michael Rubinstein. “A Periciliary Brush Promotes the Lung Health by Separating the Mucus Layer from Airway Epithelia,” August 24, 2012, 937–41.

Zhulina, Ekaterina B., and Michael Rubinstein. “Ionic strength dependence of polyelectrolyte brush thickness.” Soft Matter, 2012.

Rubinstein, Michael, and Garegin A. Papoian. “Polyelectrolytes in biology and soft matter.” Soft Matter, 2012.


Sheiko, Sergei S., Sergey Panyukov, and Michael Rubinstein. “Bond tension in tethered macromolecules.” Macromolecules, 2011.

Cai, Li Heng, Sergey Panyukov, and Michael Rubinstein. “Mobility of nonsticky nanoparticles in polymer liquids.” Macromolecules, 2011.

Palla, Mirko, Chien-Pin Chen, Yuan Zhang, Jingyuan Li, Jung-Chi Liao, Timothy J. Gaborek, and Jeffry D. Madura. “2037-Pos Board B23 Mechanism of Flexibility Control for ATP Access of Hepatitis C Virus NS3 Helicase Computational Investigation of the Effect of Ions on the Secondary Struc- ture of Small Peptides.” Biophysj 100 (2011): 378a-378a.

Zhang, W., M. Lin, A. Winesett, O. Dhez, A. L. D. Kilcoyne, H. Ade, M. Rubinstein, et al. “The use of functionalized nanoparticles as non-specific compatibilizers for polymer blends.” Polymers for Advanced Technologies, 2011.


Liu, Kun, Zhihong Nie, Nana Zhao, Wei Li, Michael Rubinstein, and Eugenia Kumacheva. “Step-Growth Polymerization of Inorganic Nanoparticles” 329, no. 5988 (July 9, 2010): 197–200.

Park, Insun, David Shirvanyants, Alper Nese, Krzysztof Matyjaszewski, Michael Rubinstein, and Sergei S. Sheiko. “Spontaneous and specific activation of chemical bonds in macromolecular fluids.” Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2010.

Dobrynin, Andrey V., Jan-Michael Y. Carrillo, and Michael Rubinstein. “Chains Are More Flexible Under Tension.” Macromolecules, 2010.

Rubinstein, Michael. “Polymer physics: The ugly duckling story: Will polymer physics ever become a part of proper physics?” In Journal of Polymer Science, Part B: Polymer Physics, 2010.

Zhuravlev, Pavel I., Sangwook Wu, Davit A. Potoyan, Michael Rubinstein, and Garegin A. Papoian. “Computing free energies of protein conformations from explicit solvent simulations.” Methods, 2010.


Panyukov, Sergey V., Sergei S. Sheiko, and Michael Rubinstein. “Amplification of tension in branched macromolecules.” Physical Review Letters, 2009.

Panyukov, Sergey, Ekaterina B. Zhulina, Sergei S. Sheiko, Greg C. Randall, James Brock, and Michael Rubinstein. “Tension amplification in molecular brushes in solutions and on substrates.” Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 2009.

Hinczewski, Michael, Xaver Schlagberger, Michael Rubinstein, Oleg Krichevsky, and Roland R. Netz. “End-monomer dynamics in semiflexible polymers.” Macromolecules, 2009.


Shusharina, N. P., and M. Rubinstein. “Concentration regimes in solutions of polyelectrolyte stars.” Macromolecules, 2008.

LaRue, Isaac, Mireille Adam, Ekaterina B. Zhulina, Michael Rubinstein, Marinos Pitsikalis, Nikos Hadjichristidis, Imitri A. Ivanov, Raluca I. Gearba, Denis V. Anokhin, and Sergei S. Sheiko. “Effect of the soluble block size on spherical diblock copolymer micelles.” Macromolecules, 2008.

Kapnistos, M., M. Lang, D. Vlassopoulos, W. Pyckhout-Hintzen, D. Richter, D. Cho, T. Chang, and M. Rubinstein. “Unexpected power-law stress relaxation of entangled ring polymers.” Nature Materials, 2008.

Kharlampieva, Eugenia, John F. Ankner, Michael Rubinstein, and Svetlana A. Sukhishvili. “PH-induced release of polyanions from multilayer films.” Physical Review Letters, 2008.

Shirvanyants, David, Sergey Panyukov, Qi Liao, and Michael Rubinstein. “Long-range correlations in a polymer chain due to its connectivity.” Macromolecules, 2008.

Nie, Zhihong, Daniele Fava, Michael Rubinstein, and Eugenia Kumacheva. “"Supramolecular" assembly of gold nanorods end-terminated with polymer "pom-poms": Effect of pom-pom structure on the association modes.” Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2008.


Sun, Frank C., Andrey V. Dobrynin, David Shirvanyants, Hyung Il Lee, Krzysztof Matyjaszewski, Gregory J. Rubinstein, Michael Rubinstein, and Sergei S. Sheiko. “Flory theorem for structurally asymmetric mixtures.” Physical Review Letters, 2007.

Nie, Zhihong, Daniele Fava, Eugenia Kumacheva, Shan Zou, Gilbert C. Walker, and Michael Rubinstein. “Self-assembly of metal-polymer analogues of amphiphilic triblock copolymers.” Nature Materials, 2007.

Liao, Qi, Jan Michael Y. Carrillo, Andrey V. Dobrynin, and Michael Rubinstein. “Rouse dynamics of polyelectrolyte solutions: Molecular dynamics study.” Macromolecules, 2007.

Xu, Hui, Frank C. Sun, David G. Shirvanyants, Michael Rubinstein, Denis Shabratov, Kathryn L. Beers, Krzysztof Matyjaszewski, and Sergei S. Sheiko. “Molecular pressure sensors.” Advanced Materials, 2007.