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Publications at Waterloo


 

2018

 
(36) Jinyi Zhang, Xiaomei Lu, Dandan Tang, Shihong Wu, Xiandeng Hou, Juewen Liu* and Peng Wu*, "Phosphorescent Carbon Dots for Highly Efficient Oxygen Photosensitization and as Photooxidative Nanozymes", ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, in press (2018)
(35) Heye Wang, Xiaohan Zhang, Yibo Liu and Juewen Liu*, "Stabilization of Liposomes by Perfluorinated Compounds", ACS Omega, in press (2018)
(34) Lide Gu, Runjhun Saran, Wanli Yan, Po-Jung Jimmy Huang, Shujun Wang, Mingsheng Lyu* and Juewen Liu*, "Reselection yielding a smaller and more active silver-specific DNAzyme", ACS Omega, in press (2018)
(33) Dai Li, Biwu Liu, Po-Jung Jimmy Huang, Zijie Zhang and Juewen Liu*, "Highly active fluorogenic oxidase-mimicking NiO nanozymes", Chemical Communications, in press (2018)
(32) Shengqiang Hu, Tiantian Yi, Zhicheng Huang, Biwu Liu, Jianxiu Wang*, Xinyao Yi*, and Juewen Liu*, "Etching silver nanoparticles by DNA", Materials Horizons, in press (2018)
(31) Po-Jung Jimmy Huang, Woohyun J. Moon and Juewen Liu*, "Instantaneous Iodine-assisted DNAzyme Cleavage of phosphorothioate RNA", Biochemistry, in press (2018)
(30) Yanping He, Da Chen*, Po-Jung Jimmy Huang, Yibo Zhou, Lingzi Ma, Kexin Xu, Ronghua Yang and Juewen Liu*, "Misfolding of a DNAzyme for ultrahigh sodium selectivity over potassium", Nucleic Acids Research, in press (2018)
Schemes of metal binding by the DNAzyme in the presence of (A) Na+ and (B) K+. Two 2AP fluorophores are labeled for describing the metal binding process, although our experiments were performed only with singly labeled DNAzymes.
(29) Yingcai Meng, Peng Liu, Wenhu Zhou*, Jinsong Ding* and Juewen Liu, "Bioorthogonal DNA Adsorption on Polydopamine Nanoparticles Mediated by Metal Coordination for Highly Robust Sensing in Serum and Living Cells", ACS Nano, 12, 9070–9080 (2018)
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(28) Li Xu*, Peipei Zhang, Yan Liu, Xiaoqiang Fang, Zijie Zhang, Yibo Liu, Lulu Peng and Juewen Liu*, "Continuously Tunable Nucleotide/Lanthanide Coordination Nanoparticles for DNA Adsorption and Sensing", ACS Omega, in press (2018)

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(27) Lei Chen, Biwu Liu, Zhang-Run Xu and Juewen Liu*, "NiO Nanoparticles for Exceptionally Stable DNA Adsorption and its Extraction from Biological Fluids", Langmuir, 34, 9314–9321 (2018)

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(26) Wang Li, Siyi Chen, Dong Xu, Qian Wen, Tao Yang* and Juewen Liu*, DNA as a Substrate and an Enzyme: Direct Profiling Methyltransferase Activity by Cytosine Methylation of a DNAzyme, Chemistry, a European Journal, in press (2018)
(25) Lingzi Ma and Juewen Liu*, "An In Vitro Selected DNAzyme Mutant Highly Specific for Na+ in Slightly Acidic Conditions", ChemBioChem, in press (2018) (VIP paper)
(24) Anand Lopez and Juewen Liu*, "DNA Oligonucleotide Functionalized Liposomes: Bioconjugate Chemistry, Biointerfaces and Applications", Langmuir, in press (2018)

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(23) Xiuzhong Wang, Anand Lopez and Juewen Liu*, "Adsorption of Phosphate and Polyphosphate on Nanoceria Probed by DNA Oligonucleotides", Langmuir, 34, 7899–7905 (2018)

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(22) Zijie Zhang and Juewen Liu*, "Intracellular delivery of a molecularly imprinted peroxidase mimicking DNAzyme for selective oxidation", Materials Horizons, 5, 738-744 (2018)

Graphical abstract: Intracellular delivery of a molecularly imprinted peroxidase mimicking DNAzyme for selective oxidation

(21) Biwu Liu, Zhicheng Huang and Juewen Liu*, "Polyvalent Spherical Nucleic Acids for Universal Display of Functional DNA with Ultrahigh Stability", Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 57, 9439-9442 (2018). (hot paper!)

(20) Yibo Liu and Juewen Liu*, "Cu2+-directed Liposome Membrane Fusion, Positive Stain Electron Microscopy and Oxidation", Langmuir, 34, 7545-7553 (2018)

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(19) Xiaohan Zhang, Anand Lopez, Yibo Liu, Feng Wang and Juewen Liu*, "Interactions between citrate-capped gold nanoparticles and polymersome", Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 51, 244001 (2018) (invited paper for the Special Issue of liposome nanoparticle interactions).
(18) Xiuru Liu, Xiaoqiu Li, Wu Xu, Xiaohan Zhang, Zhicheng Huang, Feng Wang* and Juewen Liu*, "Sub-Angstrom Gold Nanoparticle/Liposome Interfaces Controlled by Halides", Langmuir, 34, 6628-6635 (2018).

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(17) Li Xu*, Zijie Zhang, Xiaoqiang Fang, Yibo Liu, Biwu Liu and Juewen Liu*, "Robust Hydrogels from Lanthanide Nucleotide Coordination with Evolving Nanostructures for Highly Stable Protein Encapsulation", ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 10, 14321-14330 (2018).

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(16) Biwu Liu, Peng Wu, Zhicheng Huang, Lingzi Ma and Juewen Liu*, "Bromide as a Robust Backfiller on Gold for Precise Control of DNA Conformation and High Stability of Spherical Nucleic Acids", Journal of the American Chemical Society, 140, 4499–4502, 2018.

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(15) Tianmeng Yu, Wenhu Zhou and Juewen Liu*, "A RNA-cleaving Catalytic DNA Accelerated by Freezing", ChemBioChem, 19, 1012-1017 (2018).

(14) Tianmeng Yu, Wenhu Zhou and Juewen Liu*, "Screening of DNAzyme mutants for highly sensitive and selective detection of calcium in milk", Analytical Methods, 10, 1740-1746 (2018).

Graphical abstract: Screening of DNAzyme mutants for highly sensitive and selective detection of calcium in milk

(13) Yibo Liu, Feng Wang* and Juewen Liu*, "Headgroup Inversed Liposomes: Biointerfaces, Supported Bilayers and Applications", Langmuir, invited Feature Article, 34, 9337–9348 (2018)

(12) Zijie Zhang and Juewen Liu*, "An engineered one-site aptamer with higher sensitivity for label-free detection of adenosine on graphene oxide", Canadian Journal of Chemistry, in press (2018)

(11) Liu Wang, Zhicheng Huang, Yibo Liu, Jian Wu* and Juewen Liu*, "Fluorescent DNA Probing Nanoscale MnO2: Adsorption, Dissolution by Thiol and Nanozyme Activity", Langmuir, 34, 3094–3101,2018.

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(10) Liu Wang, Zhicheng Huang, Rui Wang, Yibo Liu, Cheng Qian, Jian Wu* and Juewen Liu*, "Transition Metal Dichalcogenide Nanosheets for Visual Monitoring PCR Rivaling a Real-Time PCR Instrument", ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 10, 4409–4418, 2018.

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(9) Liu Wang, Zijie Zhang, Biwu Liu, Yibo Liu, Anand Lopez, Jian Wu* and Juewen Liu*, "Interfacing DNA Oligonucleotides with calcium phosphate and other metal phosphates", Langmuir, in press (2018)

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(8) Zhicheng Huang and Juewen Liu*, "Length-Dependent Diblock DNA with Poly-C as High Affinity Anchors on Graphene Oxide", Langmuir, 24, 1171–1177, 2018.

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(7) Wenhu Zhou* and Juewen Liu*, "Multi-metal-dependent nucleic acid enzymes", Metallomics, invited Critical Review, 10,30-48 (2018)
Graphical abstract: Multi-metal-dependent nucleic acid enzymes
(6) Yibo Zhou, Zhicheng Huang, Ronghua Yang and Juewen Liu*, "Selection and Screening of DNA Aptamers for Inorganic Nanomaterials", invited Concept paper, Chemistry-a European Journal, 24, 2525-2532 (2018)

(5) Tianmeng Yu, Wenhu Zhou and Juewen Liu*, "Ultrasensitive DNAzyme-based Ca2+ Detection Boosted by Ethanol and a Solvent Compatible Scaffold for Aptazyme Design", ChemBioChem, 19, 31-36 (2018)

(4) Biwu Liu, Lingzi Ma, Zhicheng Huang, Hao Hu, Peng Wu, Juewen Liu*, "Janus DNA Orthogonal Adsorption of Graphene Oxide and Metal Oxide Nanoparticles Enabling Stable Sensing in Serum", Materials Horizons, 5, 65-69 (2018)
Graphical abstract: Janus DNA orthogonal adsorption of graphene oxide and metal oxide nanoparticles enabling stable sensing in serum
(3) Runjhun Saran, Lu Yao, Peter Hoang and Juewen Liu*, "Folding of the silver aptamer in a DNAzyme probed by 2-aminopurine fluorescence", Biochimie, 145, 145-150, 2018 (invited paper for the Special Issue of Aptamer Technology and Applications).

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(2) Zijie Zhang, Kiyoshi Morishita, David Lin, Po-Jung Jimmy Huang and Juewen Liu*, "Nucleotide coordination with 14 lanthanides studied by isothermal titration calorimetry", Chinese Chemical Letters, 29, 151-156 (2018)
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(1) Xinfeng Zhang, Li Deng, Chengpeng Huang, Jinyi Zhang, Xiandeng Hou, Peng Wu* and Juewen Liu*, "Photosensitization of Molecular Oxygen on Graphene Oxide for Ultrasensitive Signal Amplification", Chemistry-a European Journal, 24, 2602-2608 (2018)

2017

(29) Zijie Zhang, Yibo Liu, Xiaohan Zhang and Juewen Liu*, "A Cell-Mimicking Structure Converting Analog Volume Changes to Digital Colorimetric Output with Molecular Selectivity", Nano Letters, 17, 7926 (2017)

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(28) Yibo Liu and Juewen Liu*, "Zn2+ Induced Irreversible Aggregation, Stacking and Leakage of Choline Phosphate Liposomes", Langmuir, 33, 14472-14479 (2017)
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(27) Yibo Zhou, Biwu Liu, Ronghua Yang and Juewen Liu*, "Filling in the Gaps between Nanozymes and Enzymes: Challenges and Opportunities", Bioconjugate Chemistry, invited Topical Review paper, 28, 2903-2909 (2017)

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(26) Huan Ma, Wang Li, Wenhu Zhou and Juewen Liu*, "Site-selective Labeling of Cr3+ as a Quencher on DNA for Molecular Beacons", ChemPlusChem, 82, 1224-1230, 2017.

(25) Ge Gao, Yingli Cao, Wei Liu, Dai Li, Wenhu Zhou and Juewen Liu*, "Fluorescent sensors for sodium Ions", Analytical Methods, 9, 5570-5579, 2017.

Graphical abstract: Fluorescent sensors for sodium ions

(24) Yibo Liu and Juewen Liu*, "Hybrid nanomaterials of WS2 or MoS2 nanosheets with liposomes: biointerfaces and multiplexed drug delivery", Nanoscale, 9, 13187-13194, 2017.
Graphical abstract: Hybrid nanomaterials of WS2 or MoS2 nanosheets with liposomes: biointerfaces and multiplexed drug delivery
(23) Wenhu Zhou, Jinsong Ding and Juewen Liu*, "Splitting a DNAzyme enabling Na+-dependent FRET signal from the embedded aptamer", Organic & Biomolecular Chemistry, 15, 6959-6966, 2017 (invited article for the Special Issue on Nucleic Acid Modifications)

Graphical abstract: Splitting a DNAzyme enables a Na+-dependent FRET signal from the embedded aptamer

(22) Anand Lopez and Juewen Liu*, "Self-assembly of Nucleobase, Nucleoside and Nucleotide Coordination Polymers: from Synthesis to Applications", ChemNanoMat, 3, 670-684, 2017 (invited Review article for the Special Issue on the Self-Assembly of Nanostructures)

(21) Biwu Liu and Juewen Liu*, "Freezing Directed Construction of Bio/nano Interfaces: Reagentless Conjugation, Denser Spherical Nucleic Acids, and Better Nano-flares", Journal of the American Chemical Society, 139, 9471–9474 (2017) (open access)
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(20) Wenhu Zhou, Runjhun Saran, Jinsong Ding and Juewen Liu*, "Two Completely Different Mechanisms for Highly Specific Na+ Recognition by DNAzymes", ChemBioChem, 18, 1828–1835 (2017)

(19) Zijie Zhang, Olatunji Oni and Juewen Liu*, "New insights into a classic aptamer: binding sites, cooperativity and more sensitive adenosine detection", Nucleic Acids Research, 45, 7593-7601 (2017) (open access)

(18) Wenhu Zhou, Runjhun Saran and Juewen Liu*, "Metal Sensing by DNA", Chemical Reviews, 117, 8272–8325 (2017) (open access)

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(17) Li Xu*, Wenhu Zhou and Juewen Liu*, "Enhanced DNA Sensitized Tb3+ luminescence in Organic Solvents for More Sensitive Detection", Analytica Chimica Acta, 977, 44-51 (2017)

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(16) Shuya Li, Feng Wang*, Xiaoqi Li, Jing Chen, Xiaohan Zhang, Yucai Wang* and Juewen Liu*, "Dipole Orientation Matters: Longer-circulating Choline Phosphate than Phosphocholine Liposomes for Enhanced Tumor Targeting", ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 9, 17736–17744 (2017)

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(15) Wang Li*, Zijie Zhang, Wenhu Zhou and Juewen Liu*, "Kinetic Discrimination of Metal Ions Using DNA for Highly Sensitive and Selective Cr3+ Detection", ACS Sensors, 2, 663-669 (2017)

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(14) Biwu Liu and Juewen Liu*, "Methods for preparing DNA-functionalized gold nanoparticles, a key reagent of bioanalytical chemistry", Analytical Methods, 9, 2633-2643 (2017) (invited paper for celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Canadian Chemistry Conference and the 150th birthday of Canada)

Graphical abstract: Methods for preparing DNA-functionalized gold nanoparticles, a key reagent of bioanalytical chemistry

(13) Chang Lu, Zhicheng Huang (co-first author), Biwu Liu, Yibo Liu, Yibin Ying and Juewen Liu*, "Poly-C DNA as a High Affinity Ligand for Inorganic Nanomaterials", Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 56, 6208–6212 (2017).

(12) Zijie Zhang, Xiaohan Zhang, Biwu Liu and Liu, Juewen*, "Molecular Imprinting on Inorganic Nanozymes for Hundred-fold Enzyme Specificity", Journal of the American Chemical Society, 139, 5412-5419 (2017)

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(11) Runjhun Saran, Kimberly Kleinke, Wenhu Zhou, Tianmeng Yu and Liu, Juewen*, "A Silver-Specific DNAzyme with a New Silver Aptamer and Salt-Promoted Activity", Biochemistry, 56, 1955–1962 (2017)

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(10) Samaneh Shadmehr, Michael Coleman, Biwu Liu, Juewen Liu and Xiaowu (Shirley) Tang*, "Reversible gating of ion transport through DNA-functionalized carbon nanotube membranes", RSC Advances, 7, 611-616 (2017)

Graphical abstract: Reversible gating of ion transport through DNA-functionalized carbon nanotube membranes

(9) Anand Lopez, Yifei Zhang and Juewen Liu*, "Tuning DNA adsorption affinity and density on metal oxide and phosphate for improved arsenate detection", Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 493, 249–256 (2017)
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(8) Wenhu Zhou, Runjhun Saran, Po-Jung Jimmy Huang, Jinsong Ding and Juewen Liu*, "An Exceptionally Selective DNA Cooperatively Binding Two Ca2+ Ions", ChemBioChem, 18, 518-522. (journal back cove)
(7) Wenhu Zhou, Jinsong Ding and Juewen Liu*, "Theranostic DNAzymes", Theranostics, invited review paper for the Special Issue: Biomolecular and biomimetic materials for theranostics, 7, 1010-1025 (2017) (open access).

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(6) Chang Lu, Yibo Liu, Yibin Yin and Juewen Liu*, "Comparison of MoS2, WS2 and Graphene Oxide for DNA Adsorption and Sensing", Langmuir, 33, 630–637 (2017)

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(5) Tianmeng Yu, Biwu Liu and Juewen Liu*, "Adsorption of Selenite and Selenate by Metal Oxides Studied with Fluorescent DNA Probes for Analytical Application", Journal of Analysis and Testing, invited article for the inaugural issue of the journal as an Editorial Board member, 1. 2 (2017) [journal cover]

(4) Hao Liang*, Feifei Lin, Zijie Zhang, Biwu Liu, Shuhui Jiang, Qipeng Yuan and Juewen Liu*, "Multicopper Laccase Mimicking Nanozymes with Nucleotides as Ligands", ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 9, 1352-1360 (2017)

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(3) Biwu Liu and Juewen Liu*, "Surface modification of nanozymes", Nano Research,10, 1125–1148 (2017) invited review.
(2) Zijie Zhang, Biwu Liu and Juewen Liu*, "Molecular Imprinting for Substrate Selectivity and Enhanced Activity of Enzyme Mimics", Small, 13, 1602730 (2017)

(1) Wenhu Zhou, Jinsong Ding and Juewen Liu*, "2-Aminopurine-modified DNA homopolymers for robust and sensitive detection of mercury and silver", Biosensors & Bioelectronics, 87, 171-177 (2017)
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2016

(31) Yibo Liu and Juewen Liu*, "Adsorption of Nanoceria by Phosphocholine Liposomes", Langmuir, 32, 13276–13283 (2016)

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(30) Zhicheng Huang, Biwu Liu and Juewen Liu*, "Parallel Poly-adenine Duplex Formation at Low pH Facilitates DNA Conjugation onto Gold Nanoparticles", Langmuir, 32, 11986–11992 (2016)

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(29) Chang Lu, Po-Jung Jimmy Huang, Biwu Liu, Yibin Ying,* and Juewen Liu*, "Comparing Graphene Oxide and Reduced Graphene Oxide for DNA Adsorption and Sensing", Langmuir, 32, 10776–10783 (2016)

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(28) Wenhu Zhou, Jinsong Ding and Juewen Liu*, "A highly specific sodium aptamer probed by 2-aminopurine for robust Na+ sensing", Nucleic Acids Research, 44, 10377-10385 , open access (2016)

(27) Biwu Liu, Shehan Salgado, Vivek Maheshwari* and Juewen Liu*, "DNA adsorbed on graphene and graphene oxide: fundamental interactions, desorption and applications", Current Opinion in Colloid and Interface Science, 26, 41-49 (2016)

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(26) Kimberly Kleinke, Runjhun Saran, and Juewen Liu*, "Label-Free Ag+ Detection by Enhancing DNA Sensitized Tb3+ Luminescence", Sensors, invited paper of Nanobiosensing for Sensors (open access), 16, 1370 (2016)
(25) Feng Wang, Xiaohan Zhang, Yibo Liu, Zhi Yuan (William) Lin, Biwu Liu, and Juewen Liu*, "Profiling Metal Oxides with Lipids: Magnetic Liposomal Nanoparticles Displaying DNA and Proteins", Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 55, 12063–12067 (2016).
(24) Wenhu Zhou, Tianmeng Yu, Mahsa Vazin, Jinsong Ding and Juewen Liu*, "Cr3+ Binding to DNA Backbone Phosphate and Bases: Slow Ligand Exchange Rates and Metal Hydrolysis", Inorganic Chemistry, 55, 8193–8200 (2016).

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(23) Biwu Liu, Zhicheng Huang, and Juewen Liu*, "Boosting the oxidase mimicking activity of nanoceria by fluoride capping: rivaling protein enzymes and ultrasensitive F- detection", Nanoscale, 8, 13562-13567 (2016).
Graphical abstract: Boosting the oxidase mimicking activity of nanoceria by fluoride capping: rivaling protein enzymes and ultrasensitive F− detection
(22) Biwu Liu, Xiao Han, and Juewen Liu*, "Iron oxide nanozyme catalyzed synthesis of fluorescent polydopamine for light-up Zn2+ detection", Nanoscale, 8, 13620-13626 (2016)

Graphical abstract: Iron oxide nanozyme catalyzed synthesis of fluorescent polydopamine for light-up Zn2+ detection

(21) Hao Liang*, Biwu Liu, Qipeng Yuan and Juewen Liu*, "Magnetic Iron Oxide Nanoparticle Seeded Growth of Nucleotide Coordinated Polymers", ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 8, 15615–15622 (2016)

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(20) Wenhu Zhou, Jinsong Ding and Juewen Liu*, "A Selective Na+ Aptamer Dissected by Sensitized Tb3+ Luminescence", ChemBioChem, 17, 1563–1570 (2016)

(19) Lingzi Ma, Biwu Liu, Po-Jung Jimmy Huang, Xu Zhang and Juewen Liu*, "DNA Adsorption by ZnO Nanoparticles near Its Solubility Limit: Implications for DNA Fluorescence Quenching and DNAzyme Activity Assays", Langmuir, 32, 5672–5680 (2016)

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(18) Wenhu Zhou, Mahsa Vazin, Tianmeng Yu Jinsong Ding and Juewen Liu*, "In Vitro Selection of Chromium-Dependent DNAzymes for Sensing Cr(III) and Cr(VI)", Chemistry, a European Journal, 22, 9835-9840 (2016)

(17) Po-Jung Jimmy Huang, Mahsa Vazin, Jenny Lin; Rachel Pautler, and Juewen Liu*, "Distinction of Individual Lanthanide Ions with a DNAzyme Beacon Array", ACS Sensors, 1, 732-738 (2016)

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(16) Juewen Liu*, "Interfacing Zwitterionic Liposomes with Inorganic Nanomaterials: Surface Forces, Membrane Integrity and Applications", Langmuir, invited Feature Article, 32, 4393–4404 (2016)

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(15) Po-Jung Jimmy Huang, Mahsa Vazin and Juewen Liu*, "In vitro selection of a DNAzyme cooperatively binding two lanthanide ions for RNA cleavage", Biochemistry, 55, 2518–2525 (2016)
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(14) Wenhu Zhou, Yupei Zhang, Jinsong Ding* and Juewen Liu*, "In Vitro Selection in Serum: RNA-Cleaving DNAzymes for Measuring Ca2+ and Mg2+", ACS Sensors, 1, 600-606 (2016)
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(13) Runjhun Saran and Juewen Liu*, "A Silver DNAzyme", Analytical Chemistry, 88, 4014–4020 (2016)

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(12) Wenhu Zhou, Jinsong Ding and Juewen Liu*, "An Efficient Lanthanide-Dependent DNAzyme Cleaving 2´-5´ Linked RNA", ChemBioChem, 17, 890-894 (2016)
(11) Zijie Zhang and Juewen Liu*, "Molecular Imprinted Polymers with DNA Aptamer Fragments as Macromonomers", ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 8, 6371–6378 (2016)

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(10) Po-Jung Jimmy Huang, Feng Wang, and Juewen Liu*, "Liposome/Graphene Oxide Interaction Studied by Isothermal Titration Calorimetry", Langmuir, 32, 2458–2463 (2016)

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(9) Hao Liang,* Shuhui Jiang, Qipeng Yuan, Guofeng Li, Feng Wang, Zijie Zhang, and Juewen Liu*, "Co-immobilization of multiple enzymes by metal coordinated nucleotide hydrogel nanofibers: improved stability and an enzyme cascade for glucose detection", Nanoscale, 8, 6071 - 6078 (2016)

Graphical abstract: Co-immobilization of multiple enzymes by metal coordinated nucleotide hydrogel nanofibers: improved stability and an enzyme cascade for glucose detection

(8) Po-Jung Jimmy Huang and Juewen Liu*, "An Ultrasensitive Light-up Cu2+ Biosensor Using a New DNAzyme Cleaving a Phosphorothioate Modified Substrate", Analytical Chemistry, 88, 3341–3347 (2016)
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(7) Runjhun Saran and Juewen Liu*, "A comparison of two classic Pb2+-dependent RNA-cleaving DNAzymes", Inorganic Chemistry Frontiers, 3, 494 - 501 (2016).

Graphical abstract: A comparison of two classic Pb2+-dependent RNA-cleaving DNAzymes

(6) Biwu Liu, Po-Jung Jimmy Huang, Erin Y. Kelly and Juewen Liu*, "Graphene oxide surface blocking agents can increase the DNA biosensor sensitivity", Biotechnology Journal, 11, 780-787 (invited article for the Special Issue of Biosensors) (2016)
(5) Wenhu Zhou, Runjhun Saran, Qingyun Chen, Jinsong Ding and Juewen Liu*, "A New Na+-Dependent RNA-Cleaving DNAzyme with over 1000-fold Rate Acceleration by Ethanol", ChemBioChem, 17, 159-163, (2016)

(4) Po-Jung Jimmy Huang, Courtney van Ballegooie, and Juewen Liu*, "Hg2+ detection using phosphorothioate RNA probe adsorbed on graphene oxide and a comparison with thymine-rich DNA", Analyst, 141, 3788-3793 (invited article for the Emerging Investigators themed issue) (2016)
Graphical abstract: Hg2+ detection using a phosphorothioate RNA probe adsorbed on graphene oxide and a comparison with thymine-rich DNA
(3) Chang Lu, Po-Jung Jimmy Huang, Yibin Ying* and Juewen Liu*, "Covalent linking DNA to graphene oxide and its comparison with physisorbed probes for Hg2+ detection", Biosensors & Bioelectronics, 79, 224-250 (2016)

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(2) Wenhu Zhou, Yupei Zhang, Po-Jung Jimmy Huang, Jinsong Ding, and Juewen Liu*, "A DNAzyme requiring two different metal ions at two distinct sites", Nucleic Acids Research, 44, 354-363 (2016)

(1) Michael Hoang, Po-Jung Jimmy Huang, and Juewen Liu*, "A G-quadruplex DNA for Fluorescent and Colorimetric Detection of Thallium(I)", ACS Sensors, 1, 137-143 (2016)

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2015

(25) Feng Wang, Dennis Curry, Juewen Liu*, "Driving Adsorbed Gold Nanoparticle Assembly by Merging Lipid Gel/Fluid Interfaces", Langmuir, 31, 13271–13274 (2015)

[full text available at UWSPace]

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(24) Biwu Liu and Juewen Liu*, "A Comprehensive Screen of Metal Oxide Nanoparticles for DNA Adsorption, Fluorescence Quenching, and Anion Discrimination", ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 7, 24833–24838 (2015).

[full text available at UWSPace]

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(23) Zijie Zhang and Juewen Liu*, "Improving molecularly imprinted nanogels by pH modulation", RSC Advances, 5, 91018-91025 (2015)

[full text available at UWSpace]

Graphical abstract: Improving molecularly imprinted nanogels by pH modulation
(22) Runjhun Saran, Qingyun Chen, and Juewen Liu*, "Searching for a DNAzyme version of the leadzyme", Journal of Molecular Evolution, 81, 235-244 (2015) (invited paper for the Special Issue to celebrate SELEX for 25 years).

[full text available at UWSpace]

(21) Po-Jung Jimmy Huang, Mahsa Vazin, and Juewen Liu*, "Desulfurization Activated Phosphorothioate DNAzyme for the Detection of Thallium", Analytical Chemistry, 87, 10443-10449 (2015)

[full text available at UWSpace]

[see news article in The Analytical Scientist: Name your poison]

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(20) Mahsa Vazin, Po-Jung Jimmy Huang, Żaneta Matuszek, and Juewen Liu*, "Biochemical Characterization of a Lanthanide-Dependent DNAzyme with Normal and Phosphorothioate-Modified Substrates", Biochemistry, 54, 6132-6138 (2015)

[full text available at UWSpace]

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(19) Feng Wang and Juewen Liu*, "Self-healable and reversible liposome leakage by citrate-capped gold nanoparticles probing initial adsorption/desorption induced lipid phase transition", Nanoscale, 7, 15599-15604 (2015)

[full text available at UWSpace]

Graphical abstract: Self-healable and reversible liposome leakage by citrate-capped gold nanoparticles: probing the initial adsorption/desorption induced lipid phase transition

(18) Feng Wang and Juewen Liu*, "A Stable Lipid/TiO2 Interface with Headgroup Inversed Phosphocholine and a Comparison with SiO2", Journal of the American Chemical Society, 137, 11736-11742 (2015)

[full text available at UWSpace]

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(17) Hao Liang*, Zijie Zhang, Qipeng Yuan, and Juewen Liu*, "Self-healing metal coordinated hydrogels using nucleotide ligands", Chemical Communications, 51, 15196-15199 (2015)

[full text available at UWSpace]

Graphical abstract: Self-healing metal-coordinated hydrogels using nucleotide ligands

(16) Biwu Liu and Juewen Liu*, "Accelerating peroxidase mimicking nanozymes using DNA", Nanoscale, 7, 13831-13835, (2015)

[full text available at UWSpace]

Graphical abstract: Accelerating peroxidase mimicking nanozymes using DNA
(15) Wenhu Zhou, Jinsong Ding* and Juewen Liu*, "A platinum shell for ultraslow ligand exchange: unmodified DNA adsorbing more stably on platinum than thiol and dithiol on gold", Chemical Communications, 51, 12084-12087, (2015)

[full text available at UWSpace]

Graphical abstract: A platinum shell for ultraslow ligand exchange: unmodified DNA adsorbing more stably on platinum than thiol and dithiol on gold
(14) Po-Jung Jimmy Huang, Feng Wang, and Juewen Liu*, "A Cleavable Molecular Beacon for Hg2+ Detection based on Phosphorothioate RNA Modifications", Analytical Chemistry, 87, 6890–6895, (2015)

[full text available at UWSpace]

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(13) Po-Jung Jimmy Huang and Juewen Liu*, "Rational evolution of Cd2+-specific DNAzymes with phosphorothioate modified cleavage junction and Cd2+ sensing", Nucleic Acids Research, 43, 6125-6133 (2015)

[Open Access]

(12) Daniel S. Weadick, Juewen Liu*, "Phosphorothioate DNA stabilized fluorescent gold and silver
nanoclusters", Nanomaterials, 5, 804-813 (invited paper) (2015)

[Open Access]


(11) Po-Jung Jimmy Huang, Rachel Pautler, Jenitta Shanmu, Genevieve Labbe and Juewen Liu, "Inhibiting the VIM-2 Metallo-β-Lactamase by Graphene Oxide and Carbon Nanotubes", ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 7, 9898–9903 (2015)

[Open Access]

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(10) Wenhu Zhou, Qingyun Chen, Po-Jung Jimmy Huang, Jinsong Ding* and Juewen Liu*, "DNAzyme Hybridization, Cleavage, Degradation and Sensing in Undiluted Human Blood Serum", Analytical Chemistry, 87,  4001–4007 (2015)

[full text available at UWSpace]

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(9) Feng Wang, Runjhun Saran and Juewen Liu*, "Tandem DNAzymes for mRNA cleavage: choice of enzyme, metal ions and the antisense effect", Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry Letters, 25, 1460–1463 (2015)

[full text available at UWSpace]

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(8) Zhenbao Liu, Huanzhe Zhao, Lingyun He, Yao Yao, Yanbin Zhou, Jianping Wu, Juewen Liu*, Jinsong Ding*, "Aptamer density dependent cellular uptake of lipid-capped polymer nanoparticles for polyvalent targeted delivery of vinorelbine to cancer cells", RSC Advances, 5, 16931-16939 (2015)
Graphical abstract: Aptamer density dependent cellular uptake of lipid-capped polymer nanoparticles for polyvalent targeted delivery of vinorelbine to cancer cells
(7) Elsa M. Materon*, Ademar Wong, Stanlei I. Klein, Juewen Liu and Maria D.P.T. Sotomayor, "Multi-Walled Carbon Nanotubes Modified Screen-Printed Electrodes For Cisplatin Detection", Electrochimica Acta, 158, 271–276, (2015)
(6) Biwu Liu, Ziyi Sun, Po-Jung Jimmy Huang and Juewen Liu*, "Hydrogen Peroxide Displacing DNA from Nanoceria: Mechanism and Detection of Glucose in Serum", Journal of the American Chemical Society, 137, 1290–1295 (2015)

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(5) Anand Lopez and Juewen Liu*, "DNA templated fluorescent gold nanoclusters reduced by Good’s buffer: from blue emitting seeds to red and near infrared emitters", Canadian Journal of Chemistry, 93, 615-620 (2015).

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(4) Biwu Liu and Juewen Liu*, "DNA Adsorption by Indium Tin Oxide (ITO) Nanoparticles", Langmuir, 31, 371–377 (2015).

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(3) Po-Jung Jimmy Huang, Mahsa Vazin, Żaneta Matuszek and Liu, Juewen*, "A new heavy lanthanide-dependent DNAzyme displaying strong metal cooperativity and unrescuable phosphorothioate effect", Nucleic Acids Research, 43, 461-469 (2015).

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(2) Juewen Liu*, "Lanthanide-dependent RNA-cleaving DNAzymes as metal biosensors", Canadian Journal of Chemistry, 93, 273-278 (2015), invited Award Lecture article, [News from CJC] [News from AZO Nano]

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(1) Feng Wang and Juewen Liu*, "Evaporation induced wrinkling of graphene oxide at the nanoparticle interface", Nanoscale, 7, 919-923 (2015).

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Graphical abstract: Evaporation induced wrinkling of graphene oxide at the nanoparticle interface

2014

(19) Zhenbao Liu, Shanshan Chen, Biwu Liu, Jianping Wu, Yanbin Zhou, Lingyun He, Jinsong Ding* and Juewen Liu*, "Intracellular Detection of ATP Using an Aptamer Beacon Covalently Linked to Graphene Oxide Resisting Non-specific Probe Displacement", Analytical Chemistry, 86, 12229–12235 (2014).

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(18) Biwu Liu, Erin Y. Kelly, and Juewen Liu*, "Cation Size Dependent DNA Adsorption Kinetics and Packing Density on Gold Nanoparticles: an Opposite Trend", Langmuir, 30, 13228–13234, (2014).

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(17) Po-Jung Jimmy Huang, Mahsa Vazin and Juewen Liu*, "In Vitro Selection of a New Lanthanide-Dependent DNAzyme for Ratiometric Sensing Lanthanides", Analytical Chemistry, 86, 9993-9999 (2014)

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(16) Wenhu Zhou, Feng Wang, Jinsong Ding* and Juewen Liu*, "Tandem Phosphorothioate Modifications for DNA Adsorption Strength and Polarity Control on Gold Nanoparticles", ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 6, 14795-14800 (2014).

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(15) Wei Ting David Lin, Po-Jung Jimmy Huang, Rachel Pautler and Juewen Liu*, "Group trend of lanthanides binding to DNA and DNAzymes with a complex but symmetric pattern", Chemical Communications, 50, 11859-11862 (2014).
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Graphical abstract: The group trend of lanthanides binding to DNA and DNAzymes with a complex but symmetric pattern
(14) Biwu Liu and Juewen Liu*, "DNA adsorption by magnetic iron oxide nanoparticles and its application for arsenate detection", Chemical Communications, 50, 8568-8570 (2014).

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Graphical abstract: DNA adsorption by magnetic iron oxide nanoparticles and its application for arsenate detection
(13) Po-Jung Jimmy Huang and Juewen Liu*, "Sensing Parts-per-Trillion Cd2+, Hg2+, and Pb2+ Collectively and Individually Using Phosphorothioate DNAzymes", Analytical Chemistry, 86, 5999–6005 (2014).

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(12) Zhenbao Liu, Biwu Liu, Jinsong Ding and Juewen Liu*, "Fluorescent sensors using DNA-functionalized graphene oxide", Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry, 406, 6885-6902 (2014), (invited review for the special issue of Graphene in Analytics)

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(11) Feng Wang and Juewen Liu*, "Liposome Supported Metal Oxide Nanoparticles: Interaction Mechanism, Light Controlled Content Release and Intracellular Delivery", Small, 10, 3927–3931 (2014).

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(10) Nathan Lang, Biwu Liu and Juewen Liu*, "Gold nanoparticle surface for glucose oxidation studied using nanoceria", Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 428, 78-83 (2014).

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(9) Feng Wang and Juewen Liu*, "Platinated DNA oligonucleotides: new probes forming ultrastable conjugates with graphene oxide", Nanoscale, 6, 7079-7084 (2014).

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Graphical abstract: Platinated DNA oligonucleotides: new probes forming ultrastable conjugates with graphene oxide

(8) Alexander C-F. Ip, Howard Tsai, Imran Khimji, Po-Jung Jimmy Huang and Juewen Liu*, "Degradable starch nanoparticle assisted ethanol precipitation of DNA", Carbohydrate Polymers, 110, 354–359 (2014).

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(7) Wenhu Zhou, Po-Jung Jimmy Huang, Jinsong Ding* and Juewen Liu*, "Aptamer-based biosensors for biomedical diagnostics", Analyst, 139, 2627-2640, (2014) (invited Critical Review article).

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Graphical abstract: Aptamer-based biosensors for biomedical diagnostics
(6) Sylwia Walczak, Kiyoshi Morishita, Moin Ahmed and Juewen Liu*, "Towards understanding of poly-guanine activated fluorescent silver nanoclusters", Nanotechnology, 25, 155501 (2014).

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(5) Po-Jung Jimmy Huang and Juewen Liu*, "Two Pb2+-specific DNAzymes with opposite trends in split-site-dependent activity", Chemical Communications, 50, 4442-4444, (2014).
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Graphical abstract: Two Pb2+-specific DNAzymes with opposite trends in split-site-dependent activity
(4) Elsa M. Materon, Po-Jung Jimmy Huang, Ademar Wong, Antonio A. Pupim Ferreira, Maria Del Pilar Taboada Sotomayor, and Juewen Liu*, "Glutathione-s-transferase modified electrodes for detecting anticancer drugs", Biosensors & Bioelectronics, 58, 232-236 (2014).

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(3) Xu Zhang, Feng Wang, Biwu Liu, Erin Kelly, Mark R. Servos and Juewen Liu*, "Adsorption of DNA Oligonucleotides by Titanium Dioxide Nanoparticles", Langmuir, 30, 839-845 (2014).

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(2) Po-Jung Jimmy Huang, Jenny Lin, Jing Cao, Mahsa Vazin and Juewen Liu*, "An Ultrasensitive DNAzyme Beacon for Lanthanides and Metal Speciation", Analytical Chemistry, 86, 1816-1821 (2014).

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(1) Juewen Liu*, "DNA stabilized fluorescent metal nanoclusters for biosensor development", Trends in Analytical Chemistry, 58, 99-111 (2014) (invited Review article for the special issue of New Nanobiosensing Techniques and Bioanalysis).

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2013

(25) Feng Wang, Biwu Liu, Po-Jung Jimmy Huang and Juewen Liu*, "Rationally Designed Nucleobase and Nucleotide Coordinated Nanoparticles for Selective DNA Adsorption and Detection", Analytical Chemistry, 85, 12144–12151 (2013).
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(24) Feng Wang and Juewen Liu*, "Nanodiamond decorated liposomes as highly biocompatible delivery vehicles and a comparison with carbon nanotube and graphene oxide", Nanoscale, 5, 12375-12382 (2013).
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Graphical abstract: Nanodiamond decorated liposomes as highly biocompatible delivery vehicles and a comparison with carbon nanotubes and graphene oxide
(23) Biwu Liu, Po-Jung Jimmy Huang, Xu Zhang, Feng Wang, Rachel Pautler, Alexander Ip and Juewen Liu*, "Parts-per-Million of Polyethylene Glycol as a Non-Interfering Blocking Agent for Homogeneous Biosensor Development", Analytical Chemistry, 85, 10045-10050 (2013).

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(22) Imran Khimji, Erin Y. Kelly, Youssef Helwa, Michael Hoang and Juewen Liu, "Visual optical biosensors based on DNA-functionalized polyacrylamide hydrogels", Methods, 64, 292-298 (2013) (invited paper for the special issue on DNA-based biosensors).

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(21) Hui Jiang; Elsa M. Materon; Maria Del Pilar Taboada Sotomayor; Juewen Liu*, "Fast assembly of non-thiolated DNA on gold surface at lower pH", Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 411, 92-97 (2013).

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(20) Feng Wang, Po-Jung Jimmy Huang and Juewen Liu*, "Citrate inhibition of cisplatin reaction with DNA studied using fluorescently labeled oligonucleotides: implication for selectivity towards guanine", Chemical Communications, 49, 9482-9484, 2013.

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Graphical abstract: Citrate inhibition of cisplatin reaction with DNA studied using fluorescently labeled oligonucleotides: implication for selectivity towards guanine
(19) Biwu Liu, Ziyi Sun, Xu Zhang, and Juewen Liu*, "Mechanisms of DNA Sensing on Graphene Oxide", Analytical Chemistry, 85, 7987–7993, 2013.

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(18) Rachel Pautler, Erin Y. Kelly, Po-Jung Jimmy Huang, Jing Cao, Biwu Liu, and Juewen Liu*, "Attaching DNA to Nanoceria: Regulating Oxidase Activity and Fluorescence Quenching", ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 5, 6820–6825, 2013.

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(17) Xu Zhang, Tony Gouriye, Kristian Goeken, Mark R. Servos, Ron Gill*, and Juewen Liu*, "Towards Fast and Quantitative Modification of Large Gold Nanoparticles by Thiolated DNA: Scaling of Nanoscale Forces, Kinetics and the Need for Thiol Reduction", Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 117, 15677–15684 2013.

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(16) Youssef Helwa, Neeshma Dave, and Juewen Liu*, "Electrostatically directed liposome adsorption, internalization and fusion on hydrogel microparticles", Soft Matter, 9, 6151-6158, 2013.

(15) Xu Zhang, Biwu Liu, Mark R. Servos and Juewen Liu*, "Polarity Control for Non-thiolated DNA Adsorption onto Gold Nanoparticles", Langmuir, 29, 6091-6098, 2013.

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(14) Ellen C. Dengler, Juewen Liu, Audra Kerwin, Sergio Torres, Clara M. Olcott, Brandi N. Bowman, Leisha Armijo, Katherine Gentry, Jenny Wilkerson, James Wallace, Xingmao Jiang, Eric C. Carnes, C. Jeffrey Brinker, Erin D. Milligan*, "Mesoporous silica-supported lipid bilayers (protocells) for DNA cargo delivery to the spinal cord", Journal of Controlled Release, 168, 209-224, 2013. [Journal Cover]
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(13) Feng Wang, Biwu Liu, Alexander C-F. Ip, and Juewen Liu*, "Orthogonal Adsorption onto Nano-Graphene Oxide Using Different Intermolecular Forces for Multiplexed Delivery", Advanced Materials, 25, 4087–4092, 2013.

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(12) Nathan Lang, Biwu Liu, Xu Zhang and Juewen Liu, "Dissecting Colloidal Stabilization Factors in Crowded Polymer Solutions by Forming Self-Assembled Monolayers on Gold Nanoparticles", Langmuir, 29, 6018-6024, 2013.

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(11) James L. MacLean, Kiyoshi Morishita and Juewen Liu*, "DNA stabilized silver nanoclusters for ratiometric and visual detection of Hg2+ and its immobilization in hydrogels", Biosensors & Bioelectronics, 48, 82-86, 2013.

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(10) Po-Jung Jimmy Huang and Juewen Liu*, "Separation of Short Single- and Double-Stranded DNA Based on Their Adsorption Kinetics Difference on Graphene Oxide", Nanomaterials, 3, 221-228, 2013 (invited paper for the special issue of Nanomaterials in Sensors).

(9) Imran Khimji, Krystina Doan, Kiara Bruggeman, Po-Jung Jimmy Huang, Puja Vajha, and Juewen Liu*, "Extraction of DNA staining dyes from DNA using hydrophobic ionic liquids", Chemical Communications, 49, 4537-4539, 2013.

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(8) Alexander C-F. Ip and Juewen Liu*, "DNA-Functionalized Gold Nanoparticles for Metabolite and Nucleic Acid Detection" in DNA and RNA Nanobiotechnologies in Medicine: Diagnosis and Treatment of Diseases, Springer book edited by Volker A. Erdmann and Jan Barciszewski, 2013.
DNA and RNA Nanobiotechnologies in Medicine: Diagnosis and Treatment of Diseases
(7) Neeshma Dave and Juewen Liu*, "Liposomes for DNA Nanotechnology: Preparation, Properties and Applications" in DNA Nanotechnology: From Structure to Function, Springer book edited by Chunhai Fan, Pages 55-76, 2013
DNA Nanotechnology
(6) Po-Jung Jimmy Huang, Minchuan Liu and Juewen Liu*, "Functional nucleic acids for detecting bacteria", Reviews in Analytical Chemistry, 32, 77-89, 2013 (invited review article)

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(5) Janelle Tam, Juewen Liu and Zhaoling Yao*, "Effect of Microstructure on the Antioxidant Properties of Fullerene Polymer Solutions", RSC Advances, 3, 4622-4627, 2013
Graphical abstract: Effect of microstructure on the antioxidant properties of fullerene polymer solutions
(4) Kiyoshi Morishita, James L. MacLean, Biwu Liu, Hui Jiang, and Juewen Liu*, "Correlation of photobleaching, oxidation and metal induced fluorescence quenching of DNA-templated silver nanoclusters", Nanoscale, 5, 2840-2849, 2013

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Graphical abstract: Correlation of photobleaching, oxidation and metal induced fluorescence quenching of DNA-templated silver nanoclusters
(3) Anand Lopez and Juewen Liu*, "Light Activated Metal Coordinated Supramolecular Complexes with Charge-Directed Self-Assembly", Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 117, 3653-3661, 2013.

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(2) Imran Khimji, Jeehae Shin, and Juewen Liu*, "DNA duplex stabilization in crowded polyanion solutions", Chemical Communications, 49, 1306-1308, 2013

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Graphical abstract: DNA duplex stabilization in crowded polyanion solutions

 

(1) Alexander C-F. Ip, Biwu Liu, Po-Jung Jimmy Huang and Juewen Liu*, "Oxidation Level Dependent Zwitterionic Liposome Adsorption and Rupture by Graphene-based Materials and Light Induced Content Release, Small, 9, 1030-1035, 2013.

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2012

(21) Xu Zhang, Biwu Liu, Neeshma Dave, Mark R. Servos, and Juewen Liu*, "Instantaneous Attachment of an Ultrahigh Density of Non-thiolated DNA to Gold Nanoparticles and Its Applications", Langmuir, 28, 17053-17060, 2012.

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(20) Jeehae Shin, Xu Zhang and Juewen Liu, "DNA-Functionalized Gold Nanoparticles in Macromolecularly Crowded Polymer Solutions", Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 116, 13396-13402, 2012.

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(19) Xu Zhang, Po-Jung Jimmy Huang, Mark R. Servos, and Juewen Liu*, "Effects of Polyethylene Glycol on DNA Adsorption and Hybridization on Gold Nanoparticles and Graphene Oxide", Langmuir, 28, 14330-14337, 2012.

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(18) Xu Zhang, Mark R. Servos, and Juewen Liu*, "Fast pH-assisted functionalization of silver nanoparticles with monothiolated DNA", Chemical Communications, 48, 10114 - 10116, 2012.

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(17) Arsalan Beg Menhaj, Brendan D. Smith, and Juewen Liu*, "Exploring the thermal stability of DNA-linked gold nanoparticles in ionic liquids and molecular solvents", Chemical Science, 3, 3216-3220, 2012.

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Graphical abstract: Exploring the thermal stability of DNA-linked gold nanoparticles in ionic liquids and molecular solvents
(16) Juewen Liu*, "Adsorption of DNA onto gold nanoparticles and graphene oxide: surface science and applications", Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 14, 10485-10496, 2012 (invited Perspective Article). [Top ten most accessed PCCP articles in September, 2012]

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Graphical abstract: Adsorption of DNA onto gold nanoparticles and graphene oxide: surface science and applications
(15) Xu Zhang, Mark R. Servos, and Juewen Liu*, "Ultrahigh Nanoparticle Stability against Salt, pH and Solvent with Retained Surface Accessibility via Depletion Stabilization", Journal of the American Chemical Society, 134, 9910-9913, 2012.

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(14) Mehmet Murat Kiy, Ahmed Zaki, Arsalsan Beg Menhaj, Azadeh Samadi and Juewen Liu, "Dissecting the effect of anions on Hg2+ detection using a FRET based DNA probe", Analyst, 137, 3535-3540, 2012

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(13) Thomas A.C. Kennedy, James L. MacLean, and Juewen Liu*, "Blue emitting gold nanoclusters templated by poly-cytosine DNA at low pH and poly-adenine DNA at neutral pH", Chemical Communications, 48, 6845-6847, 2012.

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(12) Po-Jung Jimmy Huang, Imran Khimji, Juewen Liu*, "Immobilization of Fluorescent Aptamer Biosensors on Magnetic Microparticles and Its Potential Application for Ocean Sensing", in "Molecular Biological Technologies for Ocean Sensing", Chapter 8, pp 151-168, Sonia M. Tiquia-Arashiro, ed.; Springer: New York, NY; (2012)
Molecular Biological Technologies for Ocean Sensing
(11) Juewen Liu*, Neeshma Dave, and Po-Jung Jimmy Huang, "Ultrasensitive Visual Fluorescence Detection of Heavy Metal Ions in Water Based on DNA-Functionalized Hydrogels", in "Molecular Biological Technologies for Ocean Sensing" Chapter 6, pp 117-134, Sonia M. Tiquia-Arashiro, ed.; Springer: New York, NY; (2012)
Molecular Biological Technologies for Ocean Sensing
(10) Xu Zhang, Mark R. Servos, and Juewen Liu*, "Instantaneous and Quantitative Functionalization of Gold Nanoparticles with Thiolated DNA Using a pH-Assisted and Surfactant-Free Route", Journal of the American Chemical Society, 134, 7266-7269, 2012.

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(9) Po-Jung Jimmy Huang, and Juewen Liu*, "A Molecular Beacon Lighting up on Graphene Oxide", Analytical Chemistry, 84, 4192-4198, 2012.

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(8) Youssef Helwa, Neeshma Dave, Romain Froidevaux, Azadeh Samadi and Juewen Liu*, "Aptamer Functionalized Hydrogel Microparticles for Fast Visual Detection of Mercury(II) and Adenosine", ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 4, 2228-2233, 2012.

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(7) Neeshma Dave and Juewen Liu*, "Biomimetic sensing based on chemically induced assembly of a signaling DNA aptamer on a fluid bilayer membrane", Chemical Communications, 48, 3718-3720, 2012.

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Graphical abstract: Biomimetic sensing based on chemically induced assembly of a signaling DNA aptamer on a fluid bilayer membrane

(6) Xu Zhang, Mark R. Servos, and Juewen Liu*, "The Surface Science of DNA Adsorption onto Citrate-Capped Gold Nanoparticles", Langmuir, 28, 3896–3902, 2012.

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(5) Po-Jung Jimmy Huang, and Juewen Liu*, "DNA Length Dependent Fluorescence Signaling on Graphene Oxide Surface", Small, 8, 977-983, 2012.

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(4) Ajfan Baeissa, Nafiseh Moghimi, and Juewen Liu*, "Hydrogel porosity controlling DNA-directed immobilization of gold nanoparticles revealed by DNA melting and scanning helium ion microscopy", RSC Advances, 2, 2981-2987, 2012.

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Graphical abstract: Hydrogel porosity controlling DNA-directed immobilization of gold nanoparticles revealed by DNA melting and scanning helium ion microscopy

(3) Ahmed Zaki, Neeshma Dave and Juewen Liu*, "Amplifying the Macromolecular Crowding Effect Using Nanoparticles", Journal of the American Chemical Society, 134, 35-38, 2012.

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(2) Zachary E. Jacobi, Lu Li, and Juewen Liu*, "Visual Detection of Lead(II) Using a Label-Free DNA-based Sensor and its Immobilization within a Monolithic Hydrogel", Analyst, 137, 704-709, 2012.

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Graphical abstract: Visual detection of lead(II) using a label-free DNA-based sensor and its immobilization within a monolithic hydrogel
(1) Mehmet Murat Kiy, Zachary E. Jacobi and Juewen Liu*, "Metal Induced Specific and Non-specific Oligonucleotide Folding Studied by FRET and Related Biophysical and Bioanalytical Implications", Chemistry-A European Journal, 18, 1202-1208, 2012.

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2011

(10) Firas El-Hamed, Neeshma Dave, and Juewen Liu*, "Stimuli-responsive releasing of gold nanoparticles and liposomes from aptamer-functionalized hydrogels", Nanotechnology 22, 2011 494011. (invited article for the special issue Bioengineering Nanotechnology).

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(9) Po-Jung Jimmy Huang, Ravindra Kempaiah, and Juewen Liu*, "Synergistic pH effect for reversible shuttling aptamer biosensors between graphene oxide and target molecules", Journal of Materials Chemistry, 21, 8991-8993 , 2011.

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Graphical abstract: Synergistic pH effect for reversible shuttling aptamer-based biosensors between graphene oxide and target molecules

(8) Neeshma Dave and Juewen Liu*, "Protection and Promotion of UV Radiation-Induced Liposome Leakage via DNA-Directed Assembly with Gold Nanoparticles", Advanced Materials, 23, 3182–3186, 2011.

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(7) Juewen Liu*, "Oligonucleotide-functionalized hydrogels as stimuli responsive materials and biosensors", Soft Matter (review article), 7, 6757-6767, 2011.

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Graphical abstract: Oligonucleotide-functionalized hydrogels as stimuli responsive materials and biosensors
(6) Nishi Bhatt, Po-Jung Jimmy Huang, Neeshma Dave and Juewen Liu*, "Dissociation and Degradation of Thiol-Modified DNA on Gold Nanoparticles in Aqueous and Organic Solvents", Langmuir, 27, 6132–6137, 2011.

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(5) Brendan D. Smith, Neeshma Dave, Po-Jung Jimmy Huang, and Juewen Liu*, "Assembly of DNA-Functionalized Gold Nanoparticles with Gaps and Overhangs in Linker DNA", Journal of the Physical Chemistry C, 115, 7851–7857, 2011.

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(4) Neeshma Dave and Juewen Liu*, "Programmable Assembly of DNA-Functionalized Liposomes by DNA", ACS Nano, 5, 1304–1312, 2011.

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(3) Marissa Wu, Ravindra Kempaiah, Po-Jung Jimmy Huang, Vivek Maheshwari* and Juewen Liu*, "Adsorption and Desorption of DNA on Graphene Oxide Studied by Fluorescently Labeled Oligonucleotides", Langmuir, 27, 2731–2738, 2011.

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(2) Po-Jung Jimmy Huang and Juewen Liu*, "Immobilization of DNA on Magnetic Microparticles for Mercury Enrichment and Detection with Flow Cytometry", Chemistry-A European Journal, 17, 5004–5010, 2011.

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(1) Kevin A. Joseph, Neeshma Dave, and Juewen Liu*, "Electrostatically Directed Visual Fluorescence Response of DNA-Functionalized Monolithic Hydrogels for Highly Sensitive Hg2+ Detection",ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 3, 733–739, 2011.

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2010

(5) Ajfan Baeissa, Neeshma Dave, Brendan D. Smith, and Juewen Liu*, "DNA-Functionalized Monolithic Hydrogels and Gold Nanoparticles for Colorimetric DNA Detection", ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2, 3594–3600, 2010.

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(4) Neeshma Dave and Juewen Liu*, "Fast Molecular Beacon Hybridization in Organic Solvents with Improved Target Specificity", Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 114, 15694–15699, 2010.

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(3) Neeshma Dave, Michelle Y. Chan, Po-Jung Jimmy Huang, Brendan D. Smith and Juewen Liu*, "Regenerable DNA-Functionalized Hydrogels for Ultrasensitive Instrument-Free Mercury(II) Detection and Removal in Water", Journal of the American Chemical Society, 132, 12668-12673, 2010 (cited 22 times).

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(2) Brendan D. Smith and Juewen Liu*, "Assembly of DNA-Functionalized Nanoparticles in Alcoholic Solvents Reveals Opposite Thermodynamic and Kinetic Trends for DNA Hybridization", Journal of the American Chemical Society, 132, 6300–6301, 2010 (cited 5 times)

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(1) Po-Jung Jimmy Huang and Juewen Liu*, "Flow Cytometry-Assisted Detection of Adenosine in Serum with an Immobilized Aptamer Sensor", Analytical Chemistry, 82, 4020-4026, 2010. (cited 9 times)

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