Laursen Publications

Articles on textile dye analysis

129. R. Laursen, X. Zhang and S. Osipova, Analysis of Dyes in Some 19th Century Uzbek Suzanis, Dyes History Archaeol. (in press). [X. Zhang, Ph.D. Thesis, Boston University, 2008, pp. 117-130]

128. R. Laursen, Yellow and Red Dyes in Ancient Asian Textiles, in: Color in Ancient and Medieval East Asia, M. Dusenbury, Ed., Spencer Museum of Art, Lawrence, 2015, pp. 81-91.

127. C. Mouri, A. Aali, X. Zhang and R. Laursen, Analysis of Dyes in Textiles from the Chehrabad Salt Mine in Iran, Heritage Sci., 2, 20 (2014); DOI: 10.1186/s40494-014-0020-3

125.  C. Mouri, V. Mozaffarian, X. Zhang and R. Laursen, Characterization of flavonols in plants used for textile dyeing and the significance of flavonol conjugates, Dyes Pigments 100, 135-141 (2014);
DOI: 10.1016/j.dyepig.2013.08.025

124  J. Liu, C. Mouri, R. Laursen, F. Zhao, Y. Zhou and W. Li, Characterization of Dyes in Ancient Textiles from Yingpan, Xinjiang, J. Arch. Sci. 40, 4444-4449 (2013); DOI: 10.1016/j.jas.2013.06.034

123.  R. Laursen and C. Mouri, Decomposition and Analysis of Carthamin in Safflower-Dyed Textiles, ePS 10, 35-37 (2013); Link

122. C. Mouri and R. Laursen, Identification of anthraquinone markers in textiles and fibers dyed with madder (Rubia spp.) using liquid chromatography—tandem photodiode array and mass spectrometric detection, Microchim. Acta, 179, 105-113 (2012); DOI: 10.1007/s00604-012-0868-4

120. C. Mouri and R. Laursen, Identification and Partial Characterization of C-glycosylflavone Markers in Asian Plant Dyes using Liquid Chromatography—Tandem Mass Spectrometry, J. Chrom. A. 1218, 7325-7330 (2011); doi:10.1016/j.chroma.2011.08.048

119. R. Laursen, X. Zhang, C. Mouri, and M. Mikage, Preliminary Studies Toward Identification of Sources of Protoberberine Alkaloids used as Yellow Dyes in Asian Objects of Historical Interest Studies in Conservation. 55, 177–185 (2010)

118. X. Zhang, D. Cardon, J.L. Cabrera and R. Laursen, The role of glycosides in the light-stabilization of 3-hydroxyflavone (flavonol) dyes as revealed by HPLC, Microchim Acta. I69, 327-334 (2010); doi: 10.1007/s00604-010-0361-x

117. X. Zhang and R. Laursen, Application of LCMS to the Analysis of Dyes in Objects of Historical Interest, Internat. J. Mass Spec. 284, 108-114 (2009); doi: 10.1016/j.ijms.2008.07.014

116. X. Zhang, I. Good and R. Laursen, Characterization of Dyes in Ancient Textiles from Xinjiang, J. Arch. Sci. 35, 1095-1103 (2008); doi: 10.1016/j.jas.2007.08.001

115. X. Zhang, K. Corrigan, B. MacLaren, M. Leveque and R. Laursen, Characterization of yellow Dyes in Nineteenth Century Chinese Textiles, Studies Conserv. 52, 211-220 (2007).

114. X. Zhang, R. Boytner, J.L. Cabrera and R.A. Laursen, Identification of Yellow Dye Types in Pre-Columbian Andean Textiles, Anal. Chem. 79, 1575-1582. (2007); doi: 10.1021/ac061618f

113. X. Zhang and R.A. Laursen, Development of Mild Extraction Methods for the Analysis of Natural Dyes in Textiles of Historical Interest using LC-Diode Array Detector-MS, Anal. Chem. 77, 2022-2025 (2005); doi: 10.1021/ac048380k


126. A. Sistiaga, F. Berna, R. Laursen and P. Goldberg, Steroidal Biomarker Analysis of a 14,000 Years Old Putative Human Coprolite from Paisley Cave, Oregon, J. Arch. Sci. 41, 813-817 (2014); DOI: 10.1016/j.jas.2013.10.016

Some earlier articles on peptide and protein chemistry

121. M. Oliver-Salvador, Z. Lian, R.A. Laursen, V.M. Bolaños-García and M. Soriano-García, Biochemical characterisation of MX-4, a plant cysteine protease of broad specificity and high stability, Food Chem. 126, 543-552 (2011); DOI: 10.1016/j.foodchem.2010.11.040

112. K.R. Bhushan, C. DeLisi and R.A. Laursen, Synthesis of photolabile 2-(2-nitrophenyl)propyloxycarbonyl protected amino acids, Tetrahedron Letters, 44, 8585-8588 (2003); doi: 10.1016/j.tetlet.2003.09.155

111. R.A. Laursen, Zingiber cysteine proteinases, in Handbook of Proteolytic Enzymes, 2nd Ed. (A. Barrett. N. Rawlings and F. Woessner, eds.), Elsevier Science, Oxford, UK (2003), p. 1152.

110. F. Shang, G. Deng, M. Obin, C.C.N Wu, X. Gong, D. Smith, R.A. Laursen, U.P. Andly, J.R. Reddan and A. Taylor, Ubiquitin-activating Enzyme (E1) Epithelial Cells: Origin of Translation, E2 Specificity and Cellular Localization Determined with Novel Site-specific Antibodies, Experimental Eye Research, 73, 827-836 (2001); doi: 10.1006/exer.2001.1091

109. C.A. Knight, A. Wierzbicki, R.A. Laursen and W. Zhang, The adsorption of biomolecules to ice and their effects upon ice growth part I. Measuring adsorption orientations and initial results, Crystal Growth Design, 1, 429-438 (2001); doi: 10.1021/cg015531t

108 A.G. Bonner, L.M. Udell, W.A. Creasey, S.R. Duly and R.A. Laursen, Solid Phase Precipitation and Extraction (SPPE): A New Separation Process Applied to the Isolation of Synthetic Peptides, J. Peptide Res. 57, 48-58 (2001); doi: 10.1034/j.1399-3011.2001.00801.x

107. R.A. Laursen, and Z. Wang, Characterization of the Epitope Specificity of Antibodies Using Membrane-Bound Peptides, in High-Throughput Organic Synthesis, I. Sucholeiki, Ed., Marcel Dekker, New York, 2001, pp. 121-126.

106. R.A. Laursen, C. Zhu and Y. Duan, Protease Substrate Specificity Mapping Using Membrane-Bound Peptides, in High-Throughput Organic Synthesis, I. Sucholeiki, Ed., Marcel Dekker, New York, 2001, pp. 113-119.

105. K.H. Choi and R.A. Laursen, Amino acid sequence and glycan structures of cysteine proteases with proline specificity from ginger rhizome, Zingiber officinale, Eur. J. Biochemistry. 267, 1516-1526 (2000); doi:10.1046/j.1432-1327.2000.01152.x

104. K.H. Choi, R.A. Laursen and K. Allen, The 2.1Å Structure of a Cysteine Protease with Proline Specificity from Ginger Rhizome, Zingiber officinale, Biochemistry, 38, 11624-11633 (1999); doi: 10.1021/bi990651b

103. W. Zhang and R.A. Laursen, Artificial Antifreeze Polypeptides: α-Helical Peptides with KAAK Motifs have Antifreeze and Ice Crystal Modifying Properties, FEBS Letters, 455, 372-376 (1999); doi:10.1016/S0014-5793(99)00906-0;

102. H.Y. Park, J.M. Perez, R.A. Laursen, M. Hara, and B.A. Gilchrest, Protein Kinase C-β Activates Tyrosinase by Phosphorylating Serine Residues in its Cytoplasmic Domain, J. Biol. Chem. 274, 16470-16478 (1999); doi: 10.1074/jbc.273.52.34806

101. W. Zhang and R.A. Laursen, Structure-Function Relationships in a Type I Antifreeze Polypeptide: The Role of Threonine Methyl and Hydroxyl Groups in Antifreeze Activity, J. Biol. Chem. 273, 34806-34812 (1998); doi: 10.1074/jbc.273.52.34806

100. G. Deng and R.A. Laursen, Isolation and Characterization of a New Type of Antifreeze Protein from the Longhorn Sculpin, Myoxocephalus octodecimspinosis, Biochim. Biophys. Acta 1388, 305-314 (1998); doi: 10.1016/S0167-4838(98)00180-0