James K, Kohn J. New biomaterials for tissue engineering. MRS Bulletin 1996;21(11):22-26.


Tangpasuthadol V, Shefer A, Hooper KA, Kohn J. Thermal properties and physical aging behavior of tyrosine-derived polycarbonates. Biomaterials 1996;17(4):463-468.


Kohn J. Tissue engineering: An overview. MRS Bulletin 1996;21(11):18-19.


James K, Kohn J. Applications of pseudo-poly(amino acid) biomaterials. Trends Polym. Sci. 1996;4(12):394-397.


Choueka J, Charvet JL, Koval KJ, Alexander H, James KS, Hooper KA, Kohn J. Canine bone response to tyrosine-derived polycarbonates and poly(L-lactic acid). J. Biomed. Mater. Res. 1996;31:35-41.




Hooper KA, Kohn J. Diphenolic monomers derived from the natural amino acid α-L-tyrosine:  An evaluation of peptide coupling techniques. J. Bioact. Compat. Polym. 1995;10(4):327-340.


Gomez MA, Marco C, Fatou JMG, Suarez N, Laredo E, Bello A. Relaxations in liquid crystalline poly(tetraethylene oxide terephthaloyl-bis-4-oxybenzoate). J. Polym. Sci., Part B:  Polym. Phys. 1995;33(8):1259-1267.


Ertel SI, Kohn J, Zimmerman MC, Parsons JR. Evaluation of poly(DTH carbonate), a tyrosine-derived degradable polymer, for orthopaedic applications. J. Biomed. Mater. Res. 1995;29(11):1337-1348.




Vyavahare N, Kohn J. Photocrosslinked hydrogels based on copolymers of poly(ethylene glycol) and lysine. J. Polym. Sci. Part A: Polym. Chem. 1994;32(7):1271-1281.  


Poiani GJ, Riley DJ, Fox JD, Kemnitzer JE, Gean KF, Kohn J. Conjugates of cis-4-hydroxy-L-proline and poly(PEG-Lys), a water-soluble poly(ether urethane): Synthesis and evaluation of antifibrotic effects in vitro and in vivo. Bioconj. Chem. 1994;5:621-630.  


Parkinson GN, Fan P, Wu Y, Kohn J, Baum J, Berman HM. Crystal structure and NMR conformation of a cyclic pseudotetrapeptide containing urethane backbone linkages. Biopolymers 1994;34:403-414.


Nathan A, Zalipsky S, Kohn J. Strategies for covalent attachment of doxorubicin to poly(PEG-Lys), a new water-soluble poly(ether urethane). J. Bioact. Compat. Polym. 1994;9:239-251.  Strategies for covalent attachment of doxorubicin to poly(PEG-Lys), a new water-soluble poly(ether urethane).


Nathan A, Kohn J. Amino acid derived polymers. In: Shalaby SW, editor. Designed to Degrade Biomedical Polymers. New York, NY: Hanser Publishers; 1994. p 117-151.


Fiordeliso J, Bron S, Kohn J. Design, synthesis, and preliminary characterization of tyrosine-containing polyarylates: New biomaterials for medical applications. J. Biomater. Sci. (Polym. Ed.) 1994;5(6):497-510.  


Ertel SI, Kohn J. Evaluation of a series of tyrosine-derived polycarbonates for biomaterial applications. J. Biomed. Mater. Res. 1994;28:919-930.


Stemberger A, Alt E, Schmidmaier G, Kohn J, Blümel G. Blood compatible biomaterials through resorbable anticoagulant drugs with coatings. Ann. Hematol. 1994;68(supplement II):A48.




Vyavahare N, Scott NA, Hanson SR, Kohn J. In vitro and in vivo evaluation of the site-specific administration of D-phenylalanyl-L-prolyl-L-arginyl chloromethyl ketone (PPACK): A powerful thrombin inhibitor. J. Control. Rel. 1993;27:165-173.


Poiani GJ, Gean KF, Fox JD, Kohn J, Riley DJ. Antifibrotic effect of a proline analogue delivered in liposomes to cells in culture. Amino Acids 1993;4:237-248.


Nathan A, Zalipsky S, Ertel SI, Agathos SN, Yarmush ML, Kohn J. Copolymers of lysine and polyethylene glycol:  A new family of functionalized drug-carriers. Bioconj. Chem. 1993;4:54-62.


Kohn J. Design, synthesis, and possible applications of pseudo-poly(amino acids). Trends Polym. Sci. 1993;1(7):206-212.




Silver FH, Marks M, Kato YP, Li C, Pulapura S, Kohn J. Tissue compatibility of tyrosine derived polycarbonates and polyiminocarbonates: An initial evaluation. J. Long-Term Effects Med. Implants 1992;1(4):329-346.


Nathan A, Bolikal D, Vyavahare N, Zalipsky S, Kohn J. Hydrogels based on water-soluble poly(ether urethanes) derived from L-lysine and poly(ethylene glycol). Macromolecules 1992;25:4476-4484.


Pulapura S, Kohn J. Trends in the development of bioresorbable polymers for medical applications. J. Biomater. Appl. 1992;6:216-250.


Pulapura S, Kohn J. Tyrosine derived polycarbonates:  Backbone modified, "pseudo"-poly(amino acids) designed for biomedical applications. Biopolymers 1992;32:411-417.


Joshi K, Bao J, Goldman AS, Kohn J. Acylation reactions mediated by tantalum carboxylates. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1992;114:6649-6652.


Gelbin ME, Kohn J. Synthesis and polymerization of N-Z-L-serine-β-lactone and N-protected serine hydroxybenzotriazole active esters. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1992;114:3962-3965.




Kohn J. The use of natural metabolites in the design of non-toxic polymers for medical applications. Polymer News 1991;16(11):325-332.


Wu Y, Kohn J. New macrocyclic pseudopeptides containing urethane backbone linkages. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1991;113:687-688.  


Li C, Kohn J. Macromolecular backbone rearrangements:  A new approach to the synthesis of N-phenyl-substituted polyurethanes. Macromolecules 1991;24:2302-2308.  


Kohn J. Pseudo-poly(amino acids). Drug News and Perspectives 1991;4(5):289-294.




Pulapura S, Li C, Kohn J. Structure-property relationships for the design of polyiminocarbonates. Biomaterials 1990;11:666-678.


Zhou QX, Kohn J. Preparation of poly(L-serine ester):  A structural analogue of conventional poly(L-serine). Macromolecules 1990;23:3399-3406.  


Recht J, Cohen BI, Goldman AS, Kohn J. High oxidation state transition metal carboxylates as acylating agents. Tetrahed. Lett. 1990;31(50):7281-7284.  


Kohn J. Current trends in the development of synthetic materials for medical applications. Pharm. Technol. 1990;14(10):32-41.




Li C, Kohn J. Synthesis of poly(iminocarbonates):  Degradable polymers with potential applications as disposable plastics and as biomaterials. Macromolecules 1989;22(5):2029-2036.  




Kohn J, Langer R. Polymerization reactions involving the side chains of α-L-amino acids. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1987;109:817-820.  




Kohn J, Langer R. Poly(iminocarbonates) as potential biomaterials. Biomaterials 1986;7:176-181.  


Kohn J, Albert EC, Wilchek M, Langer R. Identification and colorimetric determination of organic cyanates in nanomolar quantities. Anal. Chem. 1986;58:3184-3188.