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Michael Blaber

  • PhD
  • Professor of Biomedical Sciences
  • Florida State University
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  • 4755CitationsNumber of citations received by Michael's publications. Updated daily.

Research interests

Protein designProtein evolutionProtein folding


Folding nucleus-based protein design. Development of FGF-1 mutants for therapeutic application in regenerative medicine.

Co-authors (286)

  • Hamzeh Rahimi


Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Editorial Advisory Board Member

2014 - Present

Archives of Biochemistry and Biophysics

Editorial Board Member

2010 - Present

Journal of Proteins and Proteomics

Founding Editor, Editor Protein Section

2008 - Present

Protein Science

Editorial Advisory Board Member

2003 - 2008(5 years)

Molecular and Cellular Proteomics

Editorial Board Member

2001 - 2006(5 years)

Publications (125)

An S116R Phosphorylation Site Mutation in Human Fibroblast Growth Factor-1 Differentially Affects Mitogenic and Glucose-Lowering Activities

  • Xia X
  • Kumru O
  • Blaber S
Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences (2016)
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  • 0


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Pharmacological Activities and Hydrolysis by Peptidases of [Phospho-Ser<sup>6</sup>]-Bradykinin (pS<sup>6</sup>-BK)

  • Assis D
  • Juliano L
  • Paschoalin T
Biochemical Pharmacology (2015)
  • n/a


  • 2


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Human tissue kallikreins 3 and 5 can act as plasminogen activator releasing active plasmin

  • De Souza L
  • M. Melo P
  • Paschoalin T
Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications (2013)
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  • 4


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Biological evaluation and docking studies of natural isocoumarins as inhibitors for human kallikrein 5 and 7

  • Teixeira T
  • Freitas R
  • Abrahão Jr. O
Bioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry Letters (2011)
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  • 21


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A comprehensive nomenclature for serine proteases with homology to tissue kallikreins

  • Lundwall Å
  • Band V
  • Blaber M
Biological Chemistry (2006)
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  • 110


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Professional experience

Professor of Biomedical Sciences

Florida State University

August 2007 - Present

Education history

PhD Biological Chemistry

University of California Irvine School of Medicine

September 1985 - February 1990(4 years)

BA Biochemistry/Molecular Biology

University of California Santa Barbara

September 1976 - June 1980(4 years)