1. Sakshi Gupta, Neha Tiwari, Manoj Munde. A Comprehensive Biophysical Analysis of the Effect of DNA binding Drugs on Protamine-induced DNA Condensation, Sci Rep., 2019 (Accepted)
    2. Reetika Manhas, Smriti Tandon, Shib Sen, Neha Tiwari, Manoj Munde, Rentala Madhubala Leishmaniaparasites are inhibited by the benzoxaborole AN2690 targeting leucyl-tRNA synthetase" Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, (2018), 62, e00079-18.
    3. Chadha S, Vijayan R, Gupta S, Munde M, Gourinath S, Madhubala R, Genetic Manipulation of Leishmania donovani Threonyl tRNA Synthetase Facilitates its Exploration as a Potential Therapeutic Target"  PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases (2018), 12, e0006575. 
    4. Tiwari N, Tanwar N, Munde M. Molecular insights into trypanothione reductase-inhibitor interaction: A structure-based review. Arch Pharm. (2018) 351, e1700373.
    5. Tanwar N, Munde M. Thermodynamic and conformational analysis of the interaction between antibody binding proteins and IgG. Int J Biol Macromol. (2018) 112, 1084-1092.
    6. Tiwari N, Srivastava A, Kundu B, Munde M. Biophysical insight into the heparin-peptide interaction and its modulation by a small molecule.  J Mol Recognit. (2018) 31, e2674.
    7. Pasari N, Adlakha N, Gupta M, Bashir Z, Rajacharya GH, Verma G, Munde M, Bhatnagar R, Yazdani SS. Impact of Module-X2 and Carbohydrate Binding Module-3 on the catalytic activity of associated glycoside hydrolases towards plant biomass. Sci Rep. (2017) 7, 3700.
    8. Sang S, Linde MH, Carvalho V, Munde M, Wilson WD,  Poon G,  Mechanistic Heterogeneity in Site Recognition by the Structurally Homologous DNA-Binding Domains of the ETS-Family Transcription Factors Ets-1 and PU.1 Journal of Biological Chemistry (2014), 289, 21605-16
    9. Munde M, Kumar A, Peixoto P, Depauw S, Ismail MA, Farahat AA, Paul A, Say MV, David-Cordonnier MH, Boykin DW, Wilson WD. An Unusual Monomer Recognition of Guanine Containing Mixed Sequence DNA by a Dithiophene Heterocyclic Diamidine.  Biochemistry (2014) 53, 1218-27.
    10. Munde M, Wang S, Kumar A, Stephens CE, Abdelbasset A. Farahat, Boykin DW, Wilson WD, Poon GM. Structure-dependent inhibition of the ETS-family transcription factor PU.1 by novel heterocyclic diamidines.  Nucleic Acid Research (2014) 42, 1379-90.
    11. Giordani F, Munde M, Wilson WD, Ismail MA, Kumar A, Boykin DW, Barrett MP. Green fluorescent diamidines as diagnostic probes for trypanosomes.  Antimicrob Agents Chemother. (2013) 58,1793-6.
    12. Chai Y., Munde M., Kumar A., Mickelson L., Lin S., Campbell NH, Banerjee M., Akay S., Liu Z., Farahat AA, Nhili R., Depauw S., David-Cordonnier MH, Neidle S, Boykin DW, Wilson WD. Structure dependent binding of Arylimidamides to the DNA Minor Groove. ChemBioChem. (2013) 15, 68-79.
    13. Munde M, Poon GM, Wilson WD. Probing the electrostatics and pharmacologic modulation of sequence-specific binding by the DNA-binding domain of the ETS-family transcription factor PU.1: a binding affinity and kinetics investigation. J Mol Biol.(2013) 425, 1455-59.
    14. Iachettini S., Malcolm FG Stevens, Frigerio M., Hummersone M. G., Hutchinson I., Garner T. P., Searle M. S., Wilson D. W., Munde M., Nanjunda R., D’Angelo C., Zizza P., Rizzo A., Cingolani C., Cicco F. D., Porru M., D’Incalci M., Leonetti C., Biroccio A., Salvati E. On and off-target effects of telomere uncapping G-quadruplex selective ligands based on pentacyclic acridinium salts.  Journal of Experimental & Clinical Cancer Research (2013), 32:68.
    15. Hu L, Patel A, Bondada L, Yang S, Wang MZ, Munde M, Wilson WD, Wenzler T, Brun R, Boykin DW. Synthesis and antiprotozoal activity of dicationic 2,6-diphenylpyrazines and aza analogues.  Bioorg Med Chem. (2013) 21, 6732-41.
    16. Nhili R, Peixoto P, Depauw S, Flajollet S, Dezitter X, Munde M, Ismail MA, Kumar A, Farahat AA, Stephens CE, Duterque-Coquillaud M, Wilson, WD, Boykin DW, David-Cordonnier MH. Targeting the DNA binding activity of the human ERG transcription factor using new heterocyclic dithiophene diamidines.  Nucleic Acid Research,(2012) 41, 125-38. 
    17. Endeshaw M, Zhu X, He S, Pandharkar T, Cason E, Mahasenan KV, Agarwal H, Li C, Munde M, Wilson WD, Bahar M, Doskotch RW, Kinghorn AD, Kaiser M, Brun R, Drew ME, Werbovetz KA. 8,8-Dialkyldihydroberberines with Potent Antiprotozoal Activity.  J Nat Prod. (2012) 76, 311-5 
    18. Banerjee, M., Farahat, A. A., Kumar, A., Wenzler, T., Burn, R., Munde, M., Wilson, W. D., Zu, X., Werbovetz, K.A., Boykin, D. W. Synthesis, DNA binding and antileishmanial activity of low molecular weight bis-arylimidamides.  Eur J Med Chem. (2012) 55, 449-54. 
    19. Rettig, M; Germann, M; Ismail, M; Batista-Parra, A; Munde, M; Boykin, D; Wilson, W. Microscopic Rearrangement of Bound Minor Groove Binders Detected by NMR.  J. Phy. Chem(2012) 116, 5620–5627. 
    20. Zhu, X., Liu, Q., Yang, S., Parman, T., Green, C. E., Mirsalis, J.C., Soeiro, M.D., Souza, E.M.,Silva CF, Batista DD, Stephens CE, Banerjee, M., Farahat, A.A., Munde, M., Wilson,W.D, Boykin, D.W., Wang, M.Z., Werbovetz, K.A., Evaluation of arylimidamides DB1955 and DB1960 as candidates against visceral leishmaniasis and Chagas' disease: in vivo efficacy, acute toxicity, pharmacokinetics, and toxicology studies.  Antimicrob Agents Chemother. (2012) 56, 3690-9. 
    21. Lewis, E. A., Munde, M., Wang, S., Rettig, M., Le, V., Machha, V., and Wilson, W. D., Complexity in the binding of minor groove agents: netropsin has two thermodynamically different DNA binding modes at a single site.  (2011) Nucleic Acids Res 39, 9649-58. 
    22. Daliry, A., Pires, M. Q., Silva, C. F., Pacheco, R. S., Munde, M., Stephens, C. E., Kumar, A., Ismail, M. A., Liu, Z., Farahat, A. A., Akay, S., Som, P., Hu, Q., Boykin, D. W., Wilson, W. D., De Castro, S. L., and Soeiro, M. N. The trypanocidal activity of amidine compounds does not correlate with their binding affinity to Trypanosoma cruzi kinetoplast DNA.  Antimicrob Agents Chemother (2011) 55, 4765-4773 
    23. Wang, S., Munde, M., and Wilson, W. D. Minor groove to major groove, an unusual DNA sequence-dependent change in bend directionality by a distamycin dimer, Biochemistry (2011) 50, 7674-7683. 
    24. Hunt, R. A., Munde, M., Kumar, A., Ismail, M. A., Farahat, A. A., Arafa, R. K., Say, M., Batista-Parra, A., Tevis, D., Boykin, D. W., and Wilson, W. D.  Induced topological changes in DNA complexes: influence of DNA sequences and small molecule structures. Nucleic Acids Res (2011) 39, 4265-4274. 
    25. Munde, M., Kumar, A., Nhili, R., Depauw, S., David-Cordonnier, M. H., Ismail, M. A., Stephens, C. E., Farahat, A. A., Batista-Parra, A., Boykin, D. W., and Wilson, W. D., DNA minor groove induced dimerization of heterocyclic cations: compound structure, binding affinity, and specificity for a TTAA site. J Mol Biol (2010) 402, 847-864. 
    26. Chavda, S., Mulder, K., Brown, T., Mackay, H., Babu, B., Westrate, L., Ferguson, A., Lin, S., Kiakos, K., Ramos, J. P., Munde, M., Wilson, W. D., Hartley, J. A., and Lee, M., DNA recognition: design, synthesis and biophysical characteristics of pyrrole(H) based polyamides.  Med Chem (2010) 6, 150-158 
    27. Franks, A., Tronrud, C., Kiakos, K., Kluza, J., Munde, M., Brown, T., Mackay, H., Wilson, W. D., Hochhauser, D., Hartley, J. A., and Lee, M., Targeting the ICB2 site of the topoisomerase IIalpha promoter with a formamido-pyrrole-imidazole-pyrrole H-pin polyamide. Bioorg Med Chem (2010) 18, 5553-5561. 
    28. Wang, M. Z., Zhu, X., Srivastava, A., Liu, Q., Sweat, J. M., Pandharkar, T., Stephens, C. E., Riccio, E., Parman, T., Munde, M., Mandal, S., Madhubala, R., Tidwell, R. R., Wilson, W. D., Boykin, D. W., Hall, J. E., Kyle, D. E., and Werbovetz, K. A. Novel arylimidamides for treatment of visceral leishmaniasis.  Antimicrob Agents Chemother (2010) 54, 2507-2516. 
    29. Hu, L., Arafa, R. K., Ismail, M. A., Patel, A., Munde, M., Wilson, W. D., Wenzler, T., Brun, R., and Boykin, D. W., Synthesis and activity of azaterphenyl diamidines against Trypanosoma brucei rhodesiense and Plasmodium falciparum.  Bioorg Med Chem (2009) 17, 6651-6658. 
    30. Hu, L., Arafa, R. K., Ismail, M. A., Wenzler, T., Brun, R., Munde, M., Wilson, W. D., Nzimiro, S., Samyesudhas, S., Werbovetz, K. A., and Boykin, D. W., Azaterphenyl diamidines as antileishmanial agents.  Bioorg Med Chem Lett (2008) 18, 247-251. 
    31. Arafa, R. K., Ismail, M. A., Munde, M., Wilson, W. D., Wenzler, T., Brun, R., and Boykin, D. W., Novel linear triaryl guanidines, N-substituted guanidines and potential prodrugs as antiprotozoal agents.  Eur J Med Chem (2008) 43, 2901-2908. 
    32. Munde, M., Lee, M., Neidle, S., Arafa, R., Boykin, D. W., Liu, Y., Bailly, C., and Wilson, W. D., Induced fit conformational changes of a reversed amidine heterocycle:optimized interactions in a DNA minor groove complex.  J Am Chem Soc (2007) 129, 5688-5698. 
    33. Munde, M., Ismail, M. A., Arafa, R., Peixoto, P., Collar, C. J., Liu, Y., Hu, L., David-Cordonnier, M. H., Lansiaux, A., Bailly, C., Boykin, D. W., and Wilson, W. D., Design of DNA minor groove binding diamidines that recognize GC base pair sequences: a dimeric-hinge interaction motif.  J Am Chem Soc (2007) 129, 13732-13743. 
    34. Munde M. M., Kishore, N. Volumetric Properties of Aqueous 2 chloroethanol solutions and volume of transfer of some amino acids and peptides from Water to Aqueous 2-chloroethanol solutions.  (2003), Journal of Solution Chemistry, 32, 791-802.

    Book Chapter

    • Nanjunda, R., Munde, M., Liu, Y., and Wilson, W. D. (2011) Real-time monitoring of nucleic acid interactions with Biosensor Plasmon Resonance in the book, Methods for Studying DNA/Drug Interactions published on December 20, 2011 by CRC Press - 392 Pages (ISBN 9781439839744.
  1. Refereed Papers in Published Conference Proceedings

    • Munde, M.,A Kumar, R Nhili, S Depauw, MH David-Cordonnier, D Boykin, D Wilson. Expanding DNA Sequence Recognition with Minor Groove Binders. Biophysical Journal (2011) 100, 234.
    • Munde, M. Miles H. Linde, Gregory M.K. Poon, W. David Wilson Towards Pharmacological Modulation of ETS-Dependent TranscriptionBiophysical Journal, (2013) Volume 104, Issue 2,254a-255a
    • Miles H. Linde,Munde, M., David Wilson, Gregory M.K. Poon.Hydrational Control of ETS-Family Transcription Factors: A Possible Resolution of the “Specificity Conundrum”Biophysical Journal (2013) Volume 104, Issue 2,Page 420a.
    • Tiwari N, Munde M.
Biophysical Characterization of Interactions of Heparin with HIV-1 Tat Peptide 47-57 and ITS Perturbation by Cationic Small Molecule. Biophysical Journal, 2018,Volume 114, Issue 3, Supplement 1,Page 417a