1. Isolation, characterization, and aggregation of a structured bacterial matrix precursor. Chai L, Romero D, Kayatekin C, Akabayov B, Vlamakis H, Losick R, Kolter R. J. Biol. Chem., 288, 175559 - 68 (2013).
2. Extracellular Signals Regulate Differentiation of Cells in Biofilms., Chai L, Vlamakis H, Kolter R., MRS bulletin, 36, 374-379 (2011)
3. Large area, molecularly smooth (0.2 nm rms) gold films for surface forces and other studies. Chai L, Klein J., Langmuir, 23, 7777 – 83 (2007).
4. Role of ion ligands in the attachment of poly(ethylene oxide) to a charged surface. Chai L, Klein J., J. Am. Chem. Soc., 127, 1104 - 5 (2005)