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Moritz Lassé

Moritz LasseResearch Fellow

Diplom Biologe(Hamburg) PhD(Cant)

Email moritz.lasse@otago.ac.nz

Research interests

Moritz Lassé’s research focus is plasma proteomics.

His aim is to identify peptide and protein markers in blood that help predict future cardiovascular events in the general population or deterioration of renal function in heart failure patients.

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Publications

Lassé, M., Ulluwishewa, D., Healy, J., Thompson, D., Miller, A., Roy, N., Chitcholtan, K., & Gerrard, J. A. (2016). Evaluation of protease resistance and toxicity of amyloid-like food fibrils from whey, soy, kidney bean, and egg white. Food Chemistry, 192, 491-498. doi: 10.1016/j.foodchem.2015.07.044

Poen, S., Nakatani, Y., Opel-Reading, H. K., Lassé, M., Dobson, R. C. J., & Krause, K. L. (2016). Exploring the structure of glutamate racemase from Mycobacterium tuberculosis as a template for anti-mycobacterial drug discovery. Biochemical Journal, 473, 1267-1280. doi: 10.1042/bcj20160186

Lassé, M., Deb-Choudhury, S., Haines, S., Larsen, N., Gerrard, J. A., & Dyer, J. M. (2015). The impact of pH, salt concentration and heat on digestibility and amino acid modification in egg white protein. Journal of Food Composition & Analysis, 38, 42-48. doi: 10.1016/j.jfca.2014.08.007

Kaur, M., Healy, J., Vasudevamurthy, M., Lassé, M., Puskar, L., Tobin, M. J., … Sasso, L. (2014). Stability and cytotoxicity of crystallin amyloid nanofibrils. Nanoscale, 6(21), 13169-13178. doi: 10.1039/C4NR04624B

Crowther, J. M., Lassé, M., Suzuki, H., Kessans, S. A., Loo, T. S., Norris, G. E., … Dobson, R. C. J. (2014). Ultra-high resolution crystal structure of recombinant caprine β-lactoglobulin. FEBS Letters, 588(21), 3816-3822. doi: 10.1016/j.febslet.2014.09.010

Chapter in Book - Research

Lassé, M., Gerrard, J. A., & Pearce, F. G. (2012). Aggregation and fibrillogenesis of proteins not associated with disease: A few case studies. In J. R. Harris (Ed.), Protein aggregation and fibrillogenesis in cerebral and systemic amyloid disease. (pp. 253-270). Dordrecht, The Netherlands: Springer. doi: 10.1007/978-94-007-5416-4_11

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Journal - Research Article

Lassé, M., Ulluwishewa, D., Healy, J., Thompson, D., Miller, A., Roy, N., Chitcholtan, K., & Gerrard, J. A. (2016). Evaluation of protease resistance and toxicity of amyloid-like food fibrils from whey, soy, kidney bean, and egg white. Food Chemistry, 192, 491-498. doi: 10.1016/j.foodchem.2015.07.044

Poen, S., Nakatani, Y., Opel-Reading, H. K., Lassé, M., Dobson, R. C. J., & Krause, K. L. (2016). Exploring the structure of glutamate racemase from Mycobacterium tuberculosis as a template for anti-mycobacterial drug discovery. Biochemical Journal, 473, 1267-1280. doi: 10.1042/bcj20160186

Lassé, M., Deb-Choudhury, S., Haines, S., Larsen, N., Gerrard, J. A., & Dyer, J. M. (2015). The impact of pH, salt concentration and heat on digestibility and amino acid modification in egg white protein. Journal of Food Composition & Analysis, 38, 42-48. doi: 10.1016/j.jfca.2014.08.007

Kaur, M., Healy, J., Vasudevamurthy, M., Lassé, M., Puskar, L., Tobin, M. J., … Sasso, L. (2014). Stability and cytotoxicity of crystallin amyloid nanofibrils. Nanoscale, 6(21), 13169-13178. doi: 10.1039/C4NR04624B

Crowther, J. M., Lassé, M., Suzuki, H., Kessans, S. A., Loo, T. S., Norris, G. E., … Dobson, R. C. J. (2014). Ultra-high resolution crystal structure of recombinant caprine β-lactoglobulin. FEBS Letters, 588(21), 3816-3822. doi: 10.1016/j.febslet.2014.09.010

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Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Full paper

Gerrard, J. A., Lasse, M., Cottam, J., Healy, J. P., Fayle, S. E., Rasiah, I., … Larsen, N. G. (2012). Aspects of physical and chemical alterations to proteins during food processing: Some implications for nutrition. British Journal of Nutrition, 108(Suppl. 2), (pp. S288-S297). doi: 10.1017/S000711451200236X

Benjamin, O., Lassé, M., Silcock, P., & Everett, D. W. (2012). Effect of pectin adsorption on the hydrophobic binding sites of β-lactoglobulin in solution and in emulsion systems. International Dairy Journal, 26(1), (pp. 36-40). doi: 10.1016/j.idairyj.2011.12.007

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