57. Novel electrospun pullulan fibers incorporating hydroxypropyl-β-cyclodextrin: morphology and relation with rheological properties
Poudel, D.; Swilley-Sanchez, S.; O’keefe, S.; Matson, J. B.; Long, T. E.; Fernandez-Fraguas, C.
Polymers, 2020, 12, 2558.
DOI: 10.3390/polym12112558

56. Crescent-shaped supramolecular tetrapeptide nanostructures
Wang, Y.; Li, Z.; Carrazzone, R. J.; Bitton, R.; Matson, J. B.
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2020, 142, 20058
DOI: 10.1021/jacs.0c09399

55. Tuning small molecule release from polymer micelles: Varying H2S release through crosslinking in the micelle core
Carrazzone, R. J.; Foster, J. C.; Li, Z.; Matson, J. B.
Eur. Polym. J. 2020, 141, 110077
DOI: 10.1016/j.europolymj.2020.110077

54. A combined experimental and computation approach reveals how aromatic peptide amphiphiles self-assemble to form ion-conducting nanohelices
Wang, Y.; An, Y.; Shmidov, Y.; Bitton, R.; Deshmukh, S. A.; Matson, J. B.
Mater. Chem. Front. 2020, 4, 3022-3031
DOI: 10.1039/D0QM00369G

53. Effect of Crosslinker Topology on Enzymatic Degradation of Hydrogels
Shmidov, Y.; Zhu, Y.; Matson, J. B.; Bitton, R.
Biomacromolecules 2020, 21, 3279-3286
DOI: 10.1021/acs.biomac.0c00722

52. Alleviating Oxidative Stress through Treatment with Superoxide-Triggered Persulfide Prodrugs
Wang, Y.; Dillon, K. M.; Li, Z.; Winckler, E. W.; Matson, J. B.
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2020, 59, 16698-16704
DOI: 10.1002/anie.202006656

51. Quo Vadis, Macromolecular Science? Reflections by the IUPAC Polymer Division on the Occasion of the Staudinger Centenary
Abetz, V.; Chan C. H.; Luscombe, C. K.; Matson, J. B.; Merna, J.; Nakano, T.; Raos, G.; Russell, G. T.
Isr. J. Chem. 2020, 60, 9-19
DOI: 10.1002/ijch.201900182

50. Molecular-Level Control over Plasmonic Properties in Silver Nanoparticle/Self-Assembling Peptide Hybrids
Wang, Y.; Yang, X.; Liu, T.; Li, Z.; Leskauskas, D.; Liu, G.; Matson, J. B.
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2020, 142, 9158-9162
DOI: 10.1021/jacs.0c03672

49. Polymeric Persulfide Prodrugs: Mitigating Oxidative Stress through Controlled Delivery of Reactive Sulfur Species
Dillon, K. M.; Carrazzone, R. J.; Wang, Y.; Powell, C. R.; Matson, J. B.
ACS Macro Lett. 2020, 9, 606-612
DOI: 10.1021/acsmacrolett.0c00118

48. The evolving landscape for cellular nitric oxide and hydrogen sulfide delivery systems: A new era of customized medications
Dillon, K. M.; Carrazzone, R. J.; Matson, J. B.; Kashfi, K.
Biochemical Pharmacology 2020, 176, 113931
DOI: 10.1016/j.bcp.2020.113931

47. H2S-releasing amphiphilic dipeptide hydrogels are potent S. aureus biofilm disruptors
Qian, Y.; Altamimi, A.; Yates, S. A.; Sarkar, S.; Cochran, M.; Zhou, M.; Levi-Polyachenko, N.; Matson, J. B.
Biomater. Sci. 2020, 8, 2564-2576
DOI: 10.1039/D0BM00241K

46. Linker-Regulated H2S Release from Aromatic Peptide Amphiphile Hydrogels
Kaur, K.; Wang, Y.; Matson, J. B.
Biomacromolecules 2020, 21, 1171-1178
DOI: 10.1021/acs.biomac.9b01600

45. Elastase-triggered H2S delivery from polymer hydrogels
Zhou, M.; Qian, Y.; Zhu, Y.; Matson, J. B.
Chem. Commun. 2020, 56, 1085-1088

44. The benefits of macromolecular/supramolecular approaches in hydrogen sulfide delivery: A review of polymeric and self-assembled hydrogen sulfide donors
Kaur, K.; Carrazzone, R. J.; Matson, J. B.
Antioxid. Redox Sign., 2020, 32,79-95
DOI: 10.1089/ars.2019.7864

43. EphA4/Tie2 crosstalk regulates leptomeningeal collateral remodeling following ischemic stroke
Okyere, B.; Mills III, W. A.; Wang, X.; Chen, M.; Chen, J.; Hazy, A.; Qian, Y.; Matson, J. B.; Theus, M. H.
J. Clin. Invest., 2020, 130, 1024-1035
: 10.1172/JCI131493

42. Polysaccharide-containing block copolymers: synthesis and applications
Volokhova, A. S.; Edgar, K. J.; Matson, J. B.
Mater. Chem. Front.2020, 4, 99-112
:  10.1039/C9QM00481E

41. Peripheral Loss of EphA4 Ameliorates TBI-Induced Neuroinflammation and Tissue Damage
Kowalski, E. A.; Chen, J.; Hazy, A.; Fritsch, L. E.; Gudenschwager-Basso, E. K.; Chen, M.; Wang, X.; Qian, Y.; Zhou, M.; Byerly, M.; Pickrell A. M.; Matson, J. B.; Allen, I. C.; Theus, M. H.
J. Neuroinflammation, 2019, 16, 210
DOI: 10.1186/s12974-019-1605-2

40. Enzyme-induced in vivo assembly of gold nanoparticles for imaging-guided synergistic chemo-photothermal therapy of tumor
Yang, K.; Liu, Y.; Wang, Y.; Ren, Q.; Guo, H.; Matson, J. B.; Chen, X., Nie, Z.
Biomaterials2019223, 119460
DOI: 10.1016/j.biomaterials.2019.119460

39. Supramolecular Nanostructures with Tunable Donor Loading for Controlled H2S Release
Wang, Y.; Matson, J. B.
ACS Appl. Bio. Mater., 20192, 5093-5098
DOI: 10.1021/acsabm.9b00768

38. Hydrogen Sulfide-Releasing Peptide Hydrogel Limits the Development of Intimal Hyperplasia in Human Vein Segments
Longchamp, A.; Kaur, K.; Macabrey, D.; Dubuis, C.; Corpataux, J.; Déglise, S.; Matson, J.B.; Allagnat, F.
Acta Biomater., 2019, 97, 374-384
: 10.1016/j.actbio.2019.07.042

37. Functional N-Substituted N-Thiocarboxyanhydrides as Modular Tools for Constructing H2S Donor Conjugates
Powell, C. R.; Kaur, K.; Dillon, K. M.; Zhou, M.; Alaboalirat, M. Matson, J. B.
ACS Chem. Biol., 201914, 1129-1134
DOI: 10.1021/acschembio.9b00248

36. Self-Amplified Depolymerization of Oligo(thiourethanes) for Release of COS/H2S
Powell, C. R.; Foster, J. C.; Swilley, S. N.; Scannelli, S. J.; Troya, D.; Matson, J. B.
Polym. Chem., 201910, 2991-2995
DOI: 10.1039/C9PY00354A

35. Toughening Cellulose: Compatibilizing Polybutadiene and Cellulose Triacetate Blends
Arrington, K. J.; Haag, J. V.; French, E. V.; Murayama, M.; Edgar, K. J.; Matson, J. B.
ACS Macro Letters, 20198, 447-453
DOI: 10.1021/acsmacrolett.9b00136

34. Effects of Graft Polymer Compatibilizers in Blends of Cellulose Triacetate and Poly(Lactic Acid)
Volokhova, A. S.; Waugh, J. B.; Arrington, K. J.; Matson, J. B.
Polym. Int.201968, 1263-1270
DOI: 10.1002/pi.5820

33. Tuning H2S Release by Controlling Mobility in a Micelle Core
Foster, J. C.; Carrazzone, R. J.; Spear, N. J.; Radzinski, S. C.; Arrington, K. J.; Matson, J. B.
Macromolecules201952, 1104-1111
DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.8b02315

32. Supramolecular Tuning of H2S Release from Aromatic Peptide Amphiphile Gels: Effects of Core Unit Substituents
Qian, Y.; Kaur, K.; Foster, J. C.; Matson, J. B.
Biomacromolecules, 2019, 20, 1077-1086
DOI: 10.1021/acs.biomac.8b01732

31. Self-Immolative Prodrugs: Effective Tools for the Controlled Release of Sulfur Signaling Species
Dillon, K. M.; Powell, C. R.; Matson, J. B.
Synlett., 201930, 525-531
DOI: 10.1055/s-0037-1611693

30. Hydrogels Composed of Hyaluronic Acid and Dendritic ELPs: Hierarchical Structure and Physical Properties
Shmidov, Y.; Zhou, M.; Yosefi, G.; Bitton, R.; Matson, J. B.
Soft Matter, 201915, 917-925
DOI: 10.1039/C8SM02450B

29. Amphiphilic Bottlebrush Block Copolymers: Analysis of Aqueous Self-Assembly by Small-Angle Neutron Scattering and Surface Tension Measurements
Alaboalirat, M.; Qi, L.; Arrington, K. J.; Qian, S.; Keum, J. K.; Me, H.; Littrell, K. C.; Sumpter, B. G.; Carrillo, J. Y.; Verduzco, R.; Matson, J. B.
Macromolecules, 201952, 465-476
DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.8b02366

28. Self-Assembled Nanostructures Regulate H2S Release from Constitutionally Isomeric Peptides
Wang, Y.; Kaur, K.; Scannelli, S. J.; Bitton, R.; Matson, J. B.
J. Am. Chem. Soc.2018140, 14945–14951
DOI: 10.1021/jacs.8b09320

27. Hydrolytic Decomposition of S-Aroylthiooximes: Effect of pH and N-Arylidene Substitution on Reaction Rate
Kaur, K.; Qian, Y.; Gandour, R. D.; Matson, J. B.
J. Org. Chem.201883, 13363–13369
DOI: 10.1021/acsami.8b08480

26. Reversibly Cross-Linkable Bottlebrush Polymers as Pressure-Sensitive Adhesives
Arrington, K. J.; Radzinski, S. C.; Drummey, K. J.; Long, T. E.; Matson, J. B.
ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces201810, 26662–26668
DOI: 10.1021/acsami.8b08480

25. A Persulfide Donor Responsive to Reactive Oxygen Species: Insights into Reactivity and Therapeutic Potential
Powell, C. R.; Dillon, K. M.; Wang, Y.; Carrazzone, R. J.; Matson, J. B.
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 201857, 6324-6328
DOI: 10.1002/anie.201803087

24. Book Chapter: “H2S Delivery from Aromatic Peptide Amphiphile Hydrogels” Biomaterials for Tissue Engineering: Methods and Protocols
Kaur, K.; Qian, Y.; Matson, J. B.
Springer, New York, 2018, 193-208
DOI: 10.1007/978-1-4939-7741-3_15

23. A Review of Hydrogen Sulfide (H2S) Donors: Chemistry and Potential Therapeutic Applications
Powell, C. R.; Dillon, K. M.; Matson, J. B.
Biochem. Pharmacol., 2018149, 110-123
DOI: 10.1016/j.bcp.2017.11.014

22. Assembly of a Visible Light Photoreactor: An Inexpensive Tool for Bottlebrush Polymer Synthesis via Photoiniferter Polymerization
Arrington, K. J.; Matson, J. B.
Polym. Chem., 2017, 8, 7452-7456
DOI: 10.1039/C7PY01741C

21. Tapered Bottlebrush Polymers: Cone-Shaped Nanostructures by Sequential Addition of Macromonomers
Radzinski, S. C.; Foster, J. C.; Scannelli, S. J.; Weaver, J. R.; Arrington, K. J.; Matson, J. B.
ACS Macro. Letters, 2017, 6, 1175-1179
DOI: 10.1021/acsmacrolett.7b00724

20. Photo- and Biodegradable Thermoplastic Elastomers: Combining Ketone-Containing Polybutadiene with Polylactide using Ring-Opening Polymerization and Ring-Opening Metathesis Polymerization
Arrington, K. J.; Waugh, J. B.; Radzinski, S. C.; Matson, J. B.
Macromolecules, 2017, 50, 4180-4187
DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.7b00479

19. Olefin Cross-Metathesis in Polymer and Polysaccharide Chemistry: A Review
Dong, Y.; Matons, J. B.; Edgar, K. J.
Biomacromolecules201718, 1661-1676
DOI: 10.1021/acs.biomac.7b00364

18. Graft Polymer Synthesis by RAFT Transfer-to
Foster, J. C.; Radzinski, S. C.; Matson, J. B.
J. Polym. Sci. A Polym. Chem. 2017, 55, 2865-2876
DOI: 10.1002/pola.28621

17. H2S-Releasing Polymer Micelles for Studying Selective Cell Toxicity
Foster, J. C.; Radzinski, S. C.; Zou, X.; Finkielstein, C. V.; Matson, J. B.
Mol. Pharmaceutics, 2017, 14, 1300-1306
DOI: 10.1021/acs.molpharmaceut.6b01117

16. Factors Affecting Bottlebrush Polymer Synthesis by the Transfer-to Method Using Reversible Addition-Fragmentation Chain Transfer (RAFT) Polymerization
Radzinski, S. C.; Foster, J. C.; Lewis, S. E.; French, Eric. V.; Matson, J. B.
Polym. Chem., 2017, 8, 1636-1643
DOI: 10.1039/C6PY01982J

15. Mutli-Scale Characterization of Thermoresponsive Dendritic Elastin-Like Peptides
Zhou, M.; Schmidov, Y.; Matson, J. B.; Bitton, R.
Colloids Surf., 2017, 153, 141-151
DOI: 10.1016/j.colsurfb.2017.02.014

14. Gasotransmitter Delivery via Self-Assembling Peptides: Treating Diseases with Natural Signaling Gases
Qian, Y.; Matson, J. B.
Adv. Drug Deliv. Rev., 2017, 110-111, 137-156
DOI: 10.1016/j.addr.2016.06.017

13. Therapeutic Delivery of H2S via COS: Small Molecule and Polymeric Donors with Benign Byproducts
Powell, C. R; Foster, J. C.; Okyere, B.; Theus, M. H.; Matson, J. B.
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2016, 138, 13477–13480
DOI: 10.1021/jacs.6b07204

12. Bottlebrush Polymer Synthesis by Ring-Opening Metathesis Polymerization: The Significance of the Anchor Group
Radzinski, S. C.; Foster, J. C.; Chapleski, R. C.; Troya, D.; Matson, J. B.
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2016, 138, 6998-7004
DOI: 10.1021/jacs.5b13317

11. Precision Polyketones by Ring-Opening Metathesis Polymerization: Effects of Regular and Irregular Ketone Spacing
Arrington, K. J.; Murray, C. B.; Smith, E. C.; Marand, H.; Matson J. B.
Macromolecules, 2016, 49, 3655–3662
DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.6b00590

10. Preparation of Bottlebrush Polymers via a One-Pot Ring-Opening Polyermization (ROP) and Ring-Opening Metathesis Polymerization (ROMP) Grafting-Through Strategy
Radzinski, S. C.; Foster, J. C.; Matson, J. B.
Macromol. Rapid. Commun., 2016, 37, 616-621
DOI: 10.1002/marc.201500672

9. Dendritic Elastin-Like Peptides: The Effect of Branching on Thermoresponsiveness
Navon, Y.; Zhou, M.; Matson, J. B.; Bitton, R.
Biomacromolecules, 2016, 17, 262-270
DOI: 10.1021/acs.biomac.5b01371

8. Norbornene-Containing Dithiocarbamates for Use in Reversible Addition-Fragmentations Chain Transfer (RAFT) Polymerization and Ring-Opening Metathesis Polymerization (ROMP)
Foster, J. C.; Radzinski, S. C.; Lewis, S. E.; Slutzker, M. B.; Matson, J. B.
Polymer, 2015, 79, 205-211
DOI: 10.1016/j.polymer.2015.10.028

7. Peptide-Based Hydrogen Sulphide-Releasing Gels
Carter, J. M.; Qian, Y.; Foster, J. C.; Matson, J. B.
Chem. Commun., 2015, 51, 13131-13134
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC04883D

6. Synthesis of Bottlebrush Polymers Via Transfer-to and Grafting-through Approaches Using a RAFT Chain Transfer Agent with a ROMP-Active Z-Group
Radzinski, S. C.; Foster, J. C.; Matson, J. B.
Polym. Chem., 2015, 6, 5643-5652
DOI: 10.1039/C4PY01567C

5. Olefin Cross-metathesis, a Mild, Modular Approach to Functionalized Cellulose Esters
Meng, X.; Matson, J. B.; Edgar, K. J.
Polym. Chem., 2014, 5, 7021-7033
DOI: 10.1039/C4PY01102C

4. Functionalization of Methacrylate Polymers with Thiooximes: A Robust Postpolymerization Modification Reaction and a Method for the Preparation of H2S-Releasing Polymers
Foster, J. C.; Matson, J. B.
Macromolecules, 2014, 47, 5089-5095
DOI: 10.1021/ma501044b

3. S-Aroylthiooximes: A Facile Route to Hydrogen Sulfide Releasing Compounds with Structure-Dependent Release Kinetics
Foster, J. C.; Powell, C. R.; Radzinski, S. C.; Matson, J. B.
Org. Lett., 2014, 16, 1558-1561
DOI: 10.1021/ol500385a

2. Olefin Cross-Metathesis as a Source of Polysaccharide Derivatives: Cellulose ω-Carboxyalkanoates
Meng, X.; Matson, J. B.; Edgar, K. J.
Biomacromolecules, 2014, 15, 177-187
DOI: 10.1021/bm401447v

1. Cationic Polythiophenes as Responsive DNA-Binding Polymers
Carreon, A. C.; Santos, W. L.; Matson, J. B.; So, R. C.
Polym. Chem., 2014, 5, 314-317
DOI: 10.1039/C3PY01069D

John Matson Undergraduate/PhD/Postdoc publications:

“Epitope Topography Controls Bioactivity in Supramolecular Nanofibers” Sur, S.; Tantakitti, F.; Matson, J. B.; Stupp, S. I. Biomater. Sci. 2015, 3, 520-532. doi: 10.1039/c4bm00326h

“Light-Controlled Hierarchical Self-Assembly of Polyelectrolytes and Supramolecular Polymers” Matson, J. B.; Navon, Y.; Bitton, R.; Stupp, S. I. ACS Macro Lett. 2015, 4, 43-47. doi: 10.1021/mz500677q

“Internal Dynamics of a Supramolecular Nanofiber” Ortony, J. H.; Newcomb, C. J.; Matson, J. B.; Palmer, L. C.; Doan, P. E.; Hoffman, B. M.; Stupp, S. I. Nat. Mater. 2014, 13, 812-816. doi:10.1038/nmat3979

“Cell Death and Cell Survival Instructed by Supramolecular Cohesion of Biomaterials” Newcomb, C. J.; Sur. S.; Ortony, J. H.; Lee, O.S.; Matson, J. B.; Boekhoven, J.; Yu, J.; Schatz, G. C.; Stupp, S. I. Nat. Commun. 2014, 5, 3321. doi: 10.1038/ncomms4321

“Photodynamic Control of Bioactivity in a Nanofiber Matrix” Sur, S.; Matson, J. B.; Newcomb, C. J.; Webber, M. J.; Stupp, S. I. ACS Nano 2012, 6, 10776-10785. doi: 10.1021/nn304101x

“Controlled Release of Dexamethasone from Peptide Nanofiber Gels to Modulate Inflammatory Response” Webber, M. J.; Matson, J. B.; Tamboli, V. K.; Stupp, S. I. Biomaterials 2012, 33, 6823-6832. doi: 10.1016/j.biomaterials.2012.06.003

“A Peptide-Based Material for Therapeutic Carbon Monoxide Delivery” Matson, J. B.; Webber, M. J.; Tamboli, V. K.; Weber, B.; Stupp, S. I. Soft Matter 2012, 8, 6689-6692. doi: 10.1039/c2sm25785h

“Nanostructure-Templated Control of Drug Release from Peptide Amphiphile Nanofiber Gels” Matson, J. B.; Newcomb, C. J.; Bitton, R.; Stupp S. I. Soft Matter 2012, 8, 3586-3595. doi: 10.1039/c2sm07420f

“Self-Assembling Peptide Scaffolds for Regenerative Medicine” Matson, J. B.; Stupp, S. I. Chem. Commun. 2012, 48, 26-33. doi: 10.1039/c1cc15551b

“Peptide Self-Assembly for Crafting Functional Biological Materials” Matson, J. B.; Zha, R. H.; Stupp, S. I. Curr. Opin. Solid St. Mater. Sci. 2011, 15, 225-235. doi: 10.1016/j.cossms.2011.08.001

“Drug Release from Hydrazone-Containing Peptide Amphiphiles” Matson, J. B.; Stupp, S. I. Chem. Commun. 2011, 47, 7962-7964. doi: 10.1039/c1cc12570b

“End-Functionalized Glycopolymers as Mimetics of Chondroitin Sulfate Proteoglycans” Lee, S. G.; Brown, J. M.; Rogers, C. J.; Matson, J. B.; Krishnamurthy, C.; Rawat, M.; Hsieh-Wilson, L. C. Chem. Sci. 2010, 1, 322-325. doi: 10.1039/c0sc00271b

“Monotelechelic Poly(oxa)norbornenes by Ring-Opening Metathesis Polymerization Using Direct End-Capping and Cross-Metathesis” Matson, J. B.; Grubbs, R. H. Macromolecules 2010, 43, 213-221. doi: 10.1021/ma9019366

“Pulsed-Addition Ring-Opening Metathesis Polymerization: Catalyst-Economical Syntheses of Homopolymers and Block Copolymers” Matson, J. B.; Virgil, S. C.; Grubbs, R. H. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2009, 131, 3355-3362. doi: 10.1021/ja809081h

“ROMP-ATRP Block Copolymers Prepared from Monotelechelic Poly(oxa)norbornenes using a Difunctionalized cis-Olefin Terminating Agent” Matson, J. B.; Grubbs, R. H. Macromolecules 2008, 41, 5626-5631. doi: 10.1021/ma800980p

“Synthesis of Fluorine-18 Functionalized Nanoparticles as in vivo Molecular Imaging Agents” Matson, J. B.; Grubbs, R. H.  J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2008, 130, 6731-6733. doi: 10.1021/ja802010d

“Neuroactive Chondroitin Sulfate Glycomimetics” Rawat, M.; Gamma, C. I.; Matson, J. B.; Hsieh-Wilson, L. C. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2008, 130, 2959-2961. doi: 10.1021/ja709993p

“Dendrimers Clicked Together Divergently” Joralemon, M. J.; O’Reilly, R. K.; Matson, J. B.; Nugent, A. K.; Hawker, C. J.; Wooley, K. L. Macromolecules 2005, 38, 5436-5443. doi: 10.1021/ma050302r