Material properties of biofilms: key methods for understanding permeability and mechanics | Billings N., Birjiniuk A, Samad T., Doyle P., Ribbeck K.
Reports on Progress in Physics (2014)| In press

Salivary mucins protect surfaces from colonization by cariogenic bacteria | Frenkel E.S., Ribbeck K.
Applied and Environmental Microbiology (2014)| In press

Zebrafish as a Model to Study Live Mucus Physiology | Jetov I., Samuelesson T., Yao G., Amsterdam A., Ribbeck K.
Scientific Reports 4, Article Number: 6653 (2014)

Mucins Supress Virulence Traits of Candida albicans | Kavanaugh N.L., Zhang A.Q., Nobile C.J., Johnson, A.D., Ribbeck, K.
mBio, 5(5):e01911-14 (2014)

Sugar-Mediated Disassembly of Mucin/Lectin Multilayers and Their Use as pH-Tolerant, On-Demand Sacrificial Layers | Polak R, Crouzier T, Lim RM, Ribbeck K, Beppu MM, Pitombo RN, Cohen RE, Rubner MF
Biomacromolecules, 15(8):3093-8 (2014)

Single Particle Tracking Reveals Spatial and Dynamic Organization of the E. coli Biofilm Matrix | Birjiniuk, A., Billings, N., Nance, E., Hanes, J., Ribbeck, K., and Doyle, P.S
New Journal of Physics,16() 085014 (2014)

Spatial configuration and composition of charge modulates transport into a mucin hydrogel barrier | Li L., Crouzier T., Sarkar A., Dunphy L., Han J., Ribbeck K.
Biophysical Journal, 105(6): 1357-1365 (2013)

Cell patterning with mucin biopolymers | Crouzier T., Jang H., Ahn J., Stocker R., Ribbeck K.
Biomacromolecules,14(9): 3010-3016 (2013)

Cervical Mucus Properties Stratify Risk for Preterm Birth | Critchfield A.S., Yao G., Jaishankar A., Friedlander R.S., Lieleg O., Doyle P.S., McKinley G., House M. and Ribbeck K.
PLOS ONE, 8(8):e69528 (2013)

The extracellular matrix component Psl provides fast-acting antibiotic defense in Pseudomonas aeruginosa biofilms | Billings N., Millan M.R., Caldara M., Rusconi R., Tarasova Y., Stocker R., Ribbeck K.
PLOS Pathogens, 9(8):e1003526 (2013)

Mucin biopolymers prevent bacterial aggregation by retaining cells in the free-swimming state | Caldara M., Friedlander R.S., Kavanaugh N., Aizenberg J., Foster K., Ribbeck K.
Current Biology, 22(24): 2325-2330 (2012)

Mucin multilayers assembled through sugar-lectin interactions | Crouzier T, Beckwitt CH, Ribbeck K.
Biomacromolecules, 13(10):3401-8 (2012)

Microfluidic in vitro system for the quantitative study of the stomach mucus barrier | Li, L.D., Lieleg, O., Jang, S.K., Ribbeck, K., Han, J.
Lab Chip, 12(20):4071-9 (2012)

Mucin biopolymers as broad-spectrum antiviral agents | Lieleg, O., Lieleg, C., Bloom, J., Buck, C.B., Ribbeck, K.
Biomacromolecules, 13(6): 1724-1732 (2012)

Selected antimicrobial essential oils eradicate Psuedomonas spp. and Staphylococcus aureus biofilms | Kavanaugh, N.K., Ribbeck, K.
Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 78(11): 4057-4061 (2012)

An absorption chromatography assay to probe bulk particle transport through hydrogels | Vladescu, I., Lieleg, O., Jang, S., and Ribbeck, K.
Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, 101(1): 436-42 (2012)