Richard D. Ludescher, Ph. D.

 

 

Publications

AlHasawi, Fatemah M., Fondaco, Derrick, Ben-Elazar, Karen, Ben-Elazar, Shirley, Fan, Yim Yan, Corradini, Maria G., Ludescher, Richard D., Bolster, Douglas, Carder, Gary, Chu, YiFang, Chung, Yongsoo, Kasturi, Prabhakar, Johnson, Jodee, & Rogers, Michael A. (2017) “In vitro Measurements of Luminal Viscosity and Glucose/Maltose Bioaccessibility for Oat Bran, Instant Oats, and Steel Cut Oats.”  Food Hydrocolloids, 70, 293-303.
Zelent, Bogumil, Bialas, Chris, Gryczynski, Ignacy, Chen, Pan, Chib, Rahul, Lewerissa, Karina, Corradini, Maria G., Ludescher, Richard D., Vanderkooi, Jane M., & Matschinsky, Franz M. (2017) “Tryptophan Fluorescence Yields and Lifetimes of Human Glucokinase Used to Probe Conformational Changes.” Journal of Fluorescence, in press.
Corradini, Maria G., Demol, Maarten, Boeve, Jeroen, Ludescher, Richard D., & Joye, Iris J. (2017) "Fluorescence Spectroscopy as a Tool to Unravel the Dynamics of Protein Nanoparticle Formation by Liquid Antisolvent Precipitation." Food Biophysics, in press.
AlHasawi, Fatemah M., Corradini, Maria G., Rogers, Michael A., Ludescher, Richard D. (2017) “Potential Applications of Luminescent Molecular Rotors in Food Science and Technology.” Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition, in press.
Endraiyani, Vidya, Ludescher, Richard, Di, Rong, & Karwe, Mukund (2017) “Total Phenolics and Antioxidant Capacity of Cocoa Pulp: Processing and Storage Study.”  Journal of Food Processing and Preservation, in press.
Draganski, Andrew R., Friedman, Joel M., & Ludescher, Richard D. (2017) “Solvent-Slaved Dynamic Processes Observed by Tryptophan Phosphorescence of Human Serum Albumin.” Biophysical Journal 112, 881-891.
Gao, Pingping, Wang, Feng, Gu, Fengying, ning, Jiying, Liang, Jun, Li, Ningbo, & Ludescher, Richard D. (2017) “Preparation and Characterization of Zein Thermo-modified Starch Films.”  Carbohydrate Polymers 157, 1254-1260.
Corradini, Maria G., Wang, Yan Lavinia, Le, An, Waxman, Sarah M., Zelent, Bogumil, Chib Rahu, Gryczynski, Ignacy, & Ludescher, Richard D. (2016) “Identifying and selecting edible luminescent probes as sensors of food quality.” AIMS Biophysics 3, 319-339.
Chib, Rahul, Shah, Sunil, Gryczynski, Zygmunt, Fudala, Rafal, Borejdo, Julian, Zelent, Bogumil, Corradini, Maria, Ludescher, Richard, & Gryczynski, Ignacy (2016) “Standard Reference for Instrument Response Function in Fluorescence Lifetime Measurements in Visible and Near Infrared." Measurement Science and Technology 27, 027001-027006.
Draganski, Andrew, Corradini, Maria, & Ludescher, Richard D. (2015) “Revisiting Time-Resolved Protein Phosphorescence.”  Applied Spectroscopy 69, 1074-1081.
Joye, Iris J., Davidov-Pardo, Gabriel, Ludescher, Richard D., McClements, David J. (2015) “Fluorescence Quenching Study of Resveratrol Binding to Zein and Gliadin: Towards a More Rational Approach to Resveratrol Encapsulation Using Water-Insoluble Proteins.”  Food Chemistry 185, 261-267
Kashi, Ariella, Waxman, Sarah, Komaiko, Jennifer, Draganski, Andrew, Corradini, Maria, & Ludescher, Richard (2015) "Potential Use of Food Synthetic Colors as Intrinsic Luminescent Probes of the Physical State of Foods." In The Chemical Sensory Informatics of Food: Measurement, Analysis, Integration. Brian Guthrie, Jonathan Beauchamp, Andrea Buettner, and Barry K. Lavine, editors.  ACS Symposium Series 1191, 253-267. 
Corradini, Maria G. & Ludescher, Richard D. (2015) “Making Sense of Luminescence From GRAS Optical Probes.”  Current Opinion in Food Science 4, 25-31.
Liang, Jun, Xia, Qiuyang, Wang, Simon, Li, Ji, Huang, Qingrong, & Ludescher, Richard D. (2015) “Influence of Glycerol on the Molecular Mobility, Oxygen Permeability and Microstructure of Amorphous Zein Films.” Food Hydrocolloids 44, 94-100.
Liang, Jun, Wang, Simon & Ludescher, Richard D. (2015) “Effect of Additives on Physicochemical Properties in Amorphous Starch Matrices.” Food Chemistry 171, 298-305.
Liang, Jun & Ludescher, Richard D. (2015) “Effects of Glycerol on the Molecular Mobility and Hydrogen Bond Network in Starch Matrix.” Carbohydrate Polymers 115, 401-407
Du, H., Kim, C., Corradini, M.G., Ludescher, R.D. & Rogers, M.A. (2014) “Micro-Viscosity of Liquid Oil Confined in Colloidal Fat Crystal Networks.”  Soft Matter 10, 8652-8658.
Liang, Jun, Corradini, Maria G. & Ludescher, Richard D. (2014) “Influence of Antioxidant Structure on Local Molecular Mobility in Amorphous Sucrose.”  Carbohydrate Research 383, 14-20.
Tiwari, Rashmi & Ludescher, Richard D. (2013) “Effect of Temperature on Molecular Mobility, Oxygen Permeability, and Dynamic Site Heterogeneity in Amorphous a-Lactalbumin Films.”  Food Hydrocolloids 31, 357-364.
Liang, Jun & Ludescher, Richard D. (2012) “Influence of Glycerol on Molecular Mobility and Hydrogen Bond Network in Amorphous Glucose Matrix.”  Carbohydrate Research 361, 120-126.
Joye, Iris, Draganski, Andrew, Delcour, Jan A., & Ludescher, Richard D. (2012) “Monitoring Molecular Oxygen Depletion in Wheat Flour Dough Using Erythrosin B Phosphorescence: A Biophysical Approach.”  Food Biophysics 7, 138-144.
Tiwari, Rashmi & Ludescher, Richard D. (2012) “Molecular Mobility in a Homologous Series of Amorphous Glucose Oligomers.” Food Chemistry 132, 1814-1821.
Liang, Jun & Ludescher, Richard D. (2011) “Antioxidants Modulate Molecular Mobility, Oxygen Permeability, and Microstructure in Zein Films.”  Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 59, 13173-13180.
Glenn, Scott, Schofield, Oscar, Kohut, Josh, McDonnell, Janice, Ludescher, Richard, Seidel, Dena, & others. (2011) “The Trans-Atlantic Slocum Glider Expeditions: A Catalyst for Undergraduate Participation in Ocean Science and Technology.” Marine Technology Society Journal 45, 52-67.
You, Yumin & Ludescher, Richard D. (2011) “Effect of Starch on Molecular Mobility of Amorphous Sucrose.”  Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, 59, 3340–3347.
Draganski, Andrew R., Tiwari, Rashmi, Sundaresan, Kasi, Nack, Thomas, You, Yumin, & Ludescher, Richard D. (2010) “Photophysical Probes of the Amorphous Solid State of Proteins.”  Food Biophysics 5, 337-345.
Wang, Qiang, You, Yumin, Ludescher, Richard D., & Ju, Yiguang (2010) “Syntheses of Optically Efficient (La1−xyCexTby)F3 Nanocrystals Via a Hydrothermal Method.”  Journal of Luminescence 130, 1076-1084.
You, Yumin & Ludescher, Richard D. (2010) “The Effect of Molecular Size on Molecular Mobility in Amorphous Oligosaccharides.”  Food Biophysics 5, 82-93.
Tiwari, Rashmi & Ludescher, Richard D. (2010) “Vanillin Phosphorescence as a Probe of Molecular Mobility in Amorphous Sucrose.” Journal of Fluorescence 20, 125-133.
Turovskiy, Yevgeniy, Ludescher, Richard D., Aroutcheva, Alla A., Faro, Sebastian, & Chikindas, Michael L. (2009) “Lactocin 160, a Bacteriocin Produced by Vaginal Lactobacillus rhamnosus, Targets Cytoplasmic Membranes of the Vaginal Pathogen, Gardnerella vaginalis.” Probiotics and Antimicrobial Proteins 1, 67-74.
You, Yumin & Ludescher, Richard D. (2009) “The Effect of Xanthan on Molecular Mobility in Amorphous Sucrose Detected by Erythrosin B Phosphorescence.” Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 57, 709-716.
Tikekar, Rohan, Ludescher, Richard D., & Karwe, Mukund V. (2008) “Processing Stability of Squalene in Amaranth and Antioxidant Potential of Amaranth Extract.”  Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 56, 10675-10678.
You, Yumin & Ludescher, Richard D. (2008) “Effect of Gelatin on Molecular Mobility in Amorphous Sucrose Detected by Erythrosin B Phosphorescence.” Carbohydrate Research 343, 2657-2666.
You, Yumin & Ludescher, Richard D. (2008) “The Effect of Salts on Molecular Mobility in Amorphous Sucrose from Erythrosin B Phosphorescence.”  Carbohydrate Research 343, 2641-2649.
You, Yumin & Ludescher, Richard D. (2008) “The Effect of NaCl on Matrix Mobility in Amorphous Sucrose Detected by Phosphorescence from the Triplet Probe Erythrosin B.”  Carbohydrate Research 343, 350-363.
Sundaresan, Kasi & Ludescher, Richard D.  (2008) “Molecular Mobility and Oxygen Permeability in Amorphous b-Lactoglobulin Films.”  Food Hydrocolloids 22, 403-413.
You, Yumin & Ludescher, Richard D. (2007) “The Effect of Glycerol on Molecular Mobility in Amorphous Sucrose Detected by Phosphorescence of Erythrosin B.”  Food Biophysics 2, 133-145.
Nack, Thomas J. & Ludescher, Richard D. (2006) “Molecular Mobility and Oxygen Permeability in Amorphous Bovine Serum Albumin Films.”  Food Biophysics 1, 151-162.
Ludescher, Richard D. (2006) “Why Food Biophysics?”  Food Biophysics, 1, 1.
Shirke, Sonali, You, Yumin, & Ludescher, Richard D. (2006) “Molecular Mobility and Dynamic Site Heterogeneity in Amorphous Lactose and Lactitol from Erythrosin B Phosphorescence.”  Biophysical Chemistry 123, 122-133.
You, Yumin & Ludescher, Richard D. (2006) “Phosphorescence of Erythrosin B as a Robust Probe of Molecular Mobility in Amorphous Solid Sucrose.”  Applied Spectroscopy 60, 813-819.
Lukasik, Kristine V. & Ludescher, Richard D. (2006) “Molecular Mobility in Water and Glycerol Plasticized Cold and Hot-Cast Gelatin Films.”  Food Hydrocolloids 20, 96-105.
Lukasik, Kristine V. & Ludescher, Richard D. (2006) “Effect of Plasticizer on Dynamic Site Heterogeneity in Cold-Cast Gelatin Films.”  Food Hydrocolloids 20, 88-95.
Shirke, Sonali & Ludescher, Richard D. (2005) “Dynamic Site Heterogeneity in Amorphous Maltose and Maltitol from Spectral Heterogeneity in Erythrosin B Phosphorescence.”  Carbohydrate Research 340, 2661-2669.
Shirke, Sonali & Ludescher, Richard D. (2005) “Molecular Mobility and the Glass Transition in Amorphous Glucose, Maltose, and Maltotriose.” Carbohydrate Research 340, 2654-2660.
Shirke, Sonali, Takhistov, Pavlo, & Ludescher, Richard D. (2005) “Molecular Mobility in Amorphous Maltose and Maltitol from Phosphorescence of Erythrosin B.”  Journal of Physical Chemistry B 109, 16119-16126.
Pravinata, Linda C., You, Yumin, & Ludescher, Richard D. (2005) “Erythrosin B Phosphorescence Monitors Molecular Mobility and Dynamic Site Heterogeneity in Amorphous Sucrose.” Biophysical Journal 88, 3551-3561.
Simon-Lukasik, Kristine V. & Ludescher, Richard D. (2004) “Erythrosin B Phosphorescence as a Probe of Oxygen Diffusion in Amorphous Gelatin Films.”  Food Hydrocolloids 18, 621-630.
Abels, Jeffrey P. & Ludescher, Richard D. (2003) “Native Fluorescence from Juvenile Stages of Common Food Storage Insects.”  Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 51, 544-549.
Simon-Lukasik, Kristine V., Persikov, Anton V., Brodsky, Barbara, Ramshaw, John A. M., Laws, William R., Ross, J. B. Alexander, & Ludescher, Richard D.  (2003) “Fluorescence Determination of Tryptophan Side Chain Accessibility and Dynamics in Triple-Helical Collagen-Like Peptides.” Biophysical Journal 84, 501-508.
Ludescher, Richard D. (2003) “Phosphorescence Spectroscopy as a Probe of the Glassy State in Amorphous Solids.”  In Characterization of Cereals and Flours: Properties, Analysis and Applications (G. Kaletunc & K. Breslauer, Editors), pp. 437-472.  Marcel Dekker, Inc., NY.
Li, Jie, Chikindas, Michael L., Ludescher Richard D., & Montville, Thomas J. (2002) “Temperature and Surfactant Induced Membrane Modifications that Alter Listeria monocytogenes Nisin Sensitivity by Different Mechanisms.”  Applied and Environmental Microbiology 68, 5904-5910.
Del Federico, Eleonora, Diver, Steven, Konaklieva, Monika, & Ludescher, Richard D. (2002) “As Light Meets Matter: Art Under Scrutiny. A Dilemma Case Study.”  Journal of College Science Teaching 32, 12-19.
Lee, Seung-Cheol, Yuk, Hyun-Gyun, Lee, Dong-Hoon, Lee, Kyun-Eun, Hwang, Yong-Il & Ludescher, Richard D. (2002) “Stabilization of Retinol through Incorporation into Liposomes.”  Journal of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 35, 358-363.
Ludescher, Richard D., Shah, Naina K., McCaul, Colin P., & Simon, Kristine V. (2001) “Beyond Tg: Optical Luminescence Measurements of Molecular Mobility in Amorphous Solid Foods.”  Food Hydrocolloids 15, 331-339.
Kapanidis, Achillefs N., Ebright, Yon W., Ludescher, Richard D., Chan, Shirley, & Ebright, Richard H. (2001) “Mean DNA Bend Angle and Distribution of DNA Bend Angles in the CAP-DNA Complex in Solution.”  Journal of Molecular Biology 312, 453-468.
Rebello, Conrad A. & Ludescher, Richard D. (1999) “Differential Dynamic Behavior of Actin Filaments Containing Tightly-Bound Ca+2 or Mg+2 in the Presence of Myosin Heads Actively Hydrolyzing ATP.”  Biochemistry 38, 13288-13295.
Chandy, Iype K., Lo, Jun-Chi, & Ludescher, Richard D. (1999) “Differential Mobility of Skeletal and Cardiac Tropomyosin on the Surface of F-actin.”  Biochemistry 38, 9286-9294.
McCaul, Colin P. & Ludescher, Richard D. (1999) “Room Temperature Phosphorescence from Tryptophan and Halogenated Tryptophan Analogs in Amorphous Sucrose.”  Photochemistry and Photobiology 70, 166-171.
Zeller, Bary L., Saleeb, Fouad Z., & Ludescher, Richard D. (1999) “Trends in Development of Porous Carbohydrate Food Ingredients for Use in Flavor Encapsulation.”  Trends in Food Science & Technology 9, 389-394.
Rebello, Conrad A. & Ludescher, Richard D. (1998) “Influence of Tightly Bound Mg+2 and Ca+2, Nucleotides, and Phalloidin on the Microsecond Torsional Flexibility of F-actin.”  Biochemistry 37, 14529-14538.
Chen, Yuhuan, Ludescher, Richard D., & Montville, Thomas J. (1998) “Influence of Lipid Composition on Pediocin PA-1 Binding to Phospholipid Vesicles.”  Applied and Environmental Microbiology 64, 3530-3532.
Rajan, Shyamala S., Denhardt, David T., Lackland, Henry, & Ludescher, Richard D. (1998) “Analysis of the Conformational Stability of the Active Domain of Recombinant Mouse TIMP-1 by Intrinsic Fluorescence.”  Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications 242, 303-309.
McCaul, Colin P. & Ludescher, Richard D. (1998) “Phosphorescence from Tryptophan and Tryptophan Analogs in the Solid State.” Advances in Optical Biophysics (J.R. Lakowicz, J.B.A. Ross, & A. Katzir, Editors), Proceedings of SPIE 3256, 263-268.
Chen, Yuhuan, Ludescher, Richard D., & Montville, Thomas J. (1997) “Electrostatic Interactions, but not the YGNGV Consensus Motif, Govern the Binding of Pediocin PA-1 and its Fragments to Phospholipid Vesicles.”  Applied and Environmental Microbiology 63, 4770-4777.
Winkowski, Karen, Ludescher, Richard D., & Montville, Thomas J. (1996) "Physicochemical Characterization of the Nisin-Membrane Interaction with Liposomes Derived from Listeria monocytogenes." Applied and Environmental Microbiology 62, 323-327.
Ludescher, Richard D. (1996) "Physical and Chemical Properties of Amino Acids and Proteins."  In Food Proteins: Properties and Characterization (S. Nakai & H. W. Modler, Editors), pp. 23-70. VCH Publishing, Inc., NY.
Montville, Thomas J., Winkowski, Karen, & Ludescher, Richard D. (1995) "Models and Mechan­isms for Bacteriocin Action and Application." International Dairy Journal 5, 797-814.
Shah, Naina K. & Ludescher, Richard D. (1995) "Phosphorescence Probes of the Glassy State in Amorphous Sucrose."  Biotechnology Progress 11, 540-544.
Strasburg, Gale & Ludescher, Richard D. (1995) "Theory and Applications of Fluorescence Spectroscopy in Food Research."  Trends in Food Science and Technology 6(3), 69-75.
Ko, Yuan-Tih, Frost, David J., Ho, Chi-Tang, Ludescher, Richard D., & Wasserman, Bruce P. (1994) "Inhibition of Yeast (1,3)-ß-Glucan Synthase by Phospholipase A2 and its Reaction Products."  Biochimica et Biophysica Acta 1193, 31-40.
Ng, Choi-Man & Ludescher, Richard D. (1994) "Microsecond Rotational Dynamics in ActoS1 Filaments During ATP Hydrolysis."  Biochemistry 33, 9098-9104.
Ko, Yuan-Tih, Ludescher, Richard D., Frost, David J., & Wasserman, Bruce P. (1994) "Use of Cilofungin as a Direct Fluorescent Probe for Monitoring Antifungal Drug-Membrane Interactions." Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy 38, 1378-1385.
Chang, Yoke-Chen & Ludescher, Richard D. (1994) "Local Conformation of Rabbit Skeletal Myosin Rod Filaments Probed by Intrinsic Tryptophan Fluorescence." Biochemistry 33, 2313-2321.
Chang, Yoke-Chen & Ludescher, Richard D. (1994) "Tryptophan Photophysics in Rabbit Skeletal Myosin Rod." Biophysical Chemistry 49, 113-126.
Chang, Yoke-Chen & Ludescher, Richard D. (1994) "Temperature Dependence of Tryptophan Photophysics in Rabbit Skeletal Myosin Rod." Time-Resolved Laser Spectroscopy in Biochemistry IV (J.R. Lakowicz, Ed.), Proceedings of SPIE, Vol. 2137, 154-160.
Ng, Choi-Man & Ludescher, Richard D. (1994) "Characterization of Triplet Probes on Filamentous Actin." Time-Resolved Laser Spectroscopy in Biochemistry IV (J.R. Lakowicz, Ed.), Proceedings of SPIE, Vol. 2137, 448-455.
Lo, Jun-Chi & Ludescher, Richard D. (1994) "Tropomyosin Rotational Dynamics in Thin Filaments." Time-Resolved Laser Spectroscopy in Biochemistry IV (J.R. Lakowicz, Ed.), Proceedings of SPIE, Vol. 2137, 494-502.
Ludescher, Richard D. & Ludescher, William H. (1993) "Steady-state Optical Polarization Anisotropy of Rod-like Molecules Undergoing Torsional Twisting Motions."  Photochemistry and Photobiology 58, 881-883.
Ludescher, Richard D. & Liu, Zane (1993) "Characterization of Skeletal Muscle Actin Labeled with the Triplet Probe Erythrosin-5-Iodoacetamide." Photochemistry and Photobiology 58, 858-866.
Chang, Yoke-Chen & Ludescher, Richard D. (1993) "Tryptophan Fluorescence Quenching in Rabbit Skeletal Myosin Rod." Biophysical Chemistry 48, 49-59.
Shah, Naina K. & Ludescher, Richard D. (1993) "Influence of Hydration on the Internal Dynamics of Hen Egg White Lysozyme in the Dry State." Photochemistry and Photobiology 58, 169-174.
Ebright, Yon W., Chen, Y., Ludescher, Richard D., & Ebright, Richard H. (1993) "Iodoacetyl-P-Phenylenediamine-EDTA: Reagent for High-Efficiency Incorporation of an EDTA-Metal Complex at a Rationally Selected Site within a Protein."  Bioconjugate Chemistry 4, 219-225.
Kokini, Josef L., Eads, Thomas, & Ludescher, Richard D. (1993) "Research Needs on the Molecular Basis for Food Functionality." Food Technology 47(3), 36S-39S.
Chang, Yoke-Chen & Ludescher, Richard D. (1992) "Quenching of Tryptophan Fluorescence in Myosin Rod." Time-Resolved Laser Spectroscopy in Biochemistry III (J.R. Lakowicz, Ed.), Proceedings of SPIE, Vol. 1640, 159-166.
Shah, Naina K. & Ludescher, Richard D. (1992) "Hydration and the Internal Dynamics of Hen Egg White Lysozyme." Time-Resolved Laser Spectroscopy in Biochemistry III (J.R. Lakowicz, Ed.), Proceedings of SPIE, Vol. 1640, 174-179.
Ludescher, Richard D., Mardones, Nano, & Liu, Zane (1992) "Molecular Dynamics of Vertebrate Muscle Thick and Thin Filaments." Time-Resolved Laser Spectroscopy in Biochemistry III (J.R. Lakowicz, Ed.), Proceedings of SPIE, Vol. 1640, 648-654.
Ludescher, Richard D. (1990) "Molecular Dynamics of Food Proteins: Experimental Techniques and Observations." Trends in Food Science and Technology 1, 145-149.
Stein, Richard A., Ludescher, Richard D., Dahlberg, Peter S., Fajer, Piotr G., Bennett, Robert L.H., & Thomas, David D. (1990) "Time-resolved Rotational Dynamics of Phosphorescent-Labeled Myosin Heads in Contracting Muscle Fibers." Biochemistry 29, 10023-10031.
Ludescher, Richard D. (1990) "Triplet Anisotropy as a Probe of the Rotational Motion of Soluble Proteins." Spectroscopy 5(3), 20-31.
Ludescher, Richard D. & Thomas, David D. (1988) "Microsecond Rotational Dynamics of Phosphorescent-Labeled Muscle Cross-bridges." Biochemistry 27, 3343-3351.
Ludescher, Richard D., Johnson, Ian D., Volwerk, Johannes J., de Haas, Gerard, Jost, Patricia C., & Hudson, Bruce S. (1988) "Rotational Dynamics of the Single Tryptophan of Porcine Pancreatic Phospholipase A2 its Zymogen, and an Enzyme/Micelle Complex." Biochemistry 27, 6618-6628.
Ludescher, Richard D., Eads, Thomas M., & Thomas, David D. (1988) "Ionic Effects on the Rotational Dynamics of Cross-bridges in Myosin Filaments, Measured by Triplet Absorption Anisotropy." Journal of Molecular Biology 200, 89-99.
Ludescher, Richard D., Peting, Linda, Hudson, Suzanne, & Hudson, Bruce S. (1987) "Fluorescence Anisotropy for Systems with Lifetime and Dynamic Heterogeneity." Biophysical Chemistry 28, 59-75.
Hudson, Bruce S., Ludescher, Richard D., Ruggiero, Anthony, Harris, Danni, & Johnson, Ian (1987) "Fluorescence Anisotropy Decay Determinations of Rapid Reorientational Motion: Complexities in the Interpretation of Bilayer Acyl-Chain and Protein Tryptophan Dynamics." Comments on Molecular and Cellular Biophysics 4, 171-188.
Ludescher, Richard D., Eads, Thomas M., & Thomas, David D. (1987) "Triplet Anisotropy Studies of Restricted Rotational Motion in Myosin Monomers and Filaments", in Optical Studies of Muscle Crossbridges (R. Baskin and Y. Yeh, Eds.), 33-66. CRC Press, Inc., Boca Raton, FL.
Hudson, Bruce S., Harris, Danni, Ludescher, Richard D., Ruggiero, Anthony, Cooney-Freed, Allison, & Cavalier, S. (1986) "Fluorescence Probe Studies of Proteins and Membranes", in Applications of Fluorescence in the Biomedical Sciences (D.L. Taylor, A.S. Waggoner, R.F. Murphy, F. Lanni, and R.R. Birge, Eds.), 159-202. Allan R. Liss, NY.
Hudson, Bruce, Harris, Danni A., Ludescher, Richard D., & McIntosh, Lawrence (1986) "Single-Photon Laser Fluorescence Studies of Tryptophan Dynamics in Proteins." AIP Conference Proceedings 146 (Adv. Laser Sci-1), 708-709.
Ludescher, Richard D., Volwerk, Johannes J., de Haas, Gerard, & Hudson, Bruce S. (1985) "Complex Photophysics of the Single Tryptophan of Porcine Pancreatic Phospholipase A2, its Zymogen, and an Enzyme/Micelle Complex." Biochemistry 24, 7240-7249.
Newlon, Carol S., Ludescher, Richard D., & Walter, Sandra K. (1979) "Production of Petites by Cell Cycle Mutants of Saccharomyces cerivisiae Defective in DNA Synthesis.”  Molecular General Genetics 169, 189-194.

Book Chapters

Ludescher, Richard D. (2003) “Phosphorescence Spectroscopy as a Probe of the Glassy State in Amorphous Solids.”  In Characterization of Cereals and Flours: Properties, Analysis and Applications (G. Kaletunc & K. Breslauer, Editors), pp. 437-472.  Marcel Dekker, Inc., NY.
Ludescher, Richard D. (1996) "Physical and Chemical Properties of Amino Acids and Proteins."  In Food Proteins: Properties and Characterization (S. Nakai & H. W. Modler, Editors), pp. 23-70. VCH Publishing, Inc., NY.
Ludescher, Richard D., Eads, Thomas M., & Thomas, David D. (1987) "Triplet Anisotropy Studies of Restricted Rotational Motion in Myosin Monomers and Filaments", in Optical Studies of Muscle Crossbridges (R. Baskin and Y. Yeh, Eds.), 33-66. CRC Press, Inc., Boca Raton, FL.
Hudson, Bruce S., Harris, Danni, Ludescher, Richard D., Ruggiero, Anthony, Cooney-Freed, Allison, & Cavalier, S. (1986) "Fluorescence Probe Studies of Proteins and Membranes", in Applications of Fluorescence in the Biomedical Sciences (D.L. Taylor, A.S. Waggoner, R.F. Murphy, F. Lanni, and R.R. Birge, Eds.), 159-202. Allan R. Liss, NY.

Published Conference Proceedings
McCaul, Colin P. & Ludescher, Richard D. (1998) “Phosphorescence from Tryptophan and Tryptophan Analogs in the Solid State.” Advances in Optical Biophysics (J.R. Lakowicz, J.B.A. Ross, & A. Katzir, Editors), Proceedings of SPIE 3256, 263-268.
Chang, Yoke-Chen & Ludescher, Richard D. (1994) "Temperature Dependence of Tryptophan Photophysics in Rabbit Skeletal Myosin Rod." Time-Resolved Laser Spectroscopy in Biochemistry IV (J.R. Lakowicz, Ed.), Proceedings of SPIE, Vol. 2137, 154-160.
Ng, Choi-Man & Ludescher, Richard D. (1994) "Characterization of Triplet Probes on Filamentous Actin." Time-Resolved Laser Spectroscopy in Biochemistry IV (J.R. Lakowicz, Ed.), Proceedings of SPIE, Vol. 2137, 448-455.
Lo, Jun-Chi & Ludescher, Richard D. (1994) "Tropomyosin Rotational Dynamics in Thin Filaments." Time-Resolved Laser Spectroscopy in Biochemistry IV (J.R. Lakowicz, Ed.), Proceedings of SPIE, Vol. 2137, 494-502.
Chang, Yoke-Chen & Ludescher, Richard D. (1992) "Quenching of Tryptophan Fluorescence in Myosin Rod." Time-Resolved Laser Spectroscopy in Biochemistry III (J.R. Lakowicz, Ed.), Proceedings of SPIE, Vol. 1640, 159-166.
Shah, Naina K. & Ludescher, Richard D. (1992) "Hydration and the Internal Dynamics of Hen Egg White Lysozyme." Time-Resolved Laser Spectroscopy in Biochemistry III (J.R. Lakowicz, Ed.), Proceedings of SPIE, Vol. 1640, 174-179.
Ludescher, Richard D., Mardones, Nano, & Liu, Zane (1992) "Molecular Dynamics of Vertebrate Muscle Thick and Thin Filaments." Time-Resolved Laser Spectroscopy in Biochemistry III (J.R. Lakowicz, Ed.), Proceedings of SPIE, Vol. 1640, 648-654.
Hudson, Bruce, Harris, Danni A., Ludescher, Richard D., & McIntosh, Lawrence (1986) "Single-Photon Laser Fluorescence Studies of Tryptophan Dynamics in Proteins." AIP Conference Proceedings 146 (Adv. Laser Sci-1), 708-709.