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Light-Activated Metal-Coordinated Supramolecular Complexes with Charge-Directed Self-Assembly
(American Chemical Society, 2013-02-21)
Metal-coordinated materials are attractive for many applications including catalysis, sensing, and controlled release. Adenine and its derivatives have been widely used to generate many coordination complexes, polymers, ...
Oxidation Level-Dependent Zwitterionic Liposome Adsorption and Rupture by Graphene-based Materials and Light-Induced Content Release
Liposomes may be stably adsorbed or ruptured on graphene-based materials, depending on the oxidation state of graphene. IR-induced liposome leakage is achieved, since graphene oxide does not induce liposome leakage spontaneously.
Citrate inhibition of cisplatin reaction with DNA studied using fluorescently labeled oligonucleotides: implication for selectivity towards guanine
(Royal Society of Chemistry, 2013-10-21)
The reaction between cisplatin and DNA is conveniently studied using fluorescently labeled oligonucleotides and gel electrophoresis; as an example of application, the inhibition of this reaction by citrate is demonstrated, ...
Visual optical biosensors based on DNA-functionalized polyacrylamide hydrogels
Biosensors are devices that can provide quantitative or semi-quantitative analytical information about target molecules, where molecular recognition is based on biomolecular interactions. In recent years, DNA has emerged ...
Toward Fast and Quantitative Modification of Large Gold Nanoparticles by Thiolated DNA: Scaling of Nanoscale Forces, Kinetics, and the Need for Thiol Reduction
(American Chemical Society, 2013-08-01)
We have recently reported on the fast and quantitative adsorption of DNA to 13 nm gold nanoparticles (AuNPs) at pH 3. This is in contrast to most traditional methods at neutral pH, where the adsorption is both slow and ...
Attaching DNA to Nanoceria: Regulating Oxidase Activity and Fluorescence Quenching
(American Chemical Society, 2013-08-14)
Cerium oxide nanoparticles (nanoceria) have recently emerged as a nanozyme with oxidase activity. In this work, we present a few important interfacial properties of nanoceria. First, the surface charge of nanoceria can be ...
Mechanisms of DNA Sensing on Graphene Oxide
(American Chemical Society, 2013-08-20)
Adsorption of a fluorophore-labeled DNA probe by graphene oxide (GO) produces a sensor that gives fluorescence enhancement in the presence of its complementary DNA (cDNA). While many important analytical applications have ...
Rationally Designed Nucleobase and Nucleotide Coordinated Nanoparticles for Selective DNA Adsorption and Detection
(American Chemical Society, 2013-12-17)
Nanomaterials for DNA adsorption are useful for sequence-specific DNA detection. Current materials for DNA adsorption employ electrostatic attraction, hydrophobic interaction, or π–π stacking, none of which can achieve ...
Nanodiamond decorated liposomes as highly biocompatible delivery vehicles and a comparison with carbon nanotubes and graphene oxide
(Royal Society of Chemistry, 2013-12-21)
Studying interactions between nano-carbons and lipid membranes is important for multiplexed drug delivery, device fabrication and for understanding toxicity. Herein, we report that nanodiamond (ND, sp3 carbon) forms a ...
Fast assembly of non-thiolated DNA on gold surface at lower pH
In a typical protocol for attaching DNA to a gold electrode, thiolated DNA is incubated with the electrode at neutral pH overnight. Here we report fast adsorption of non-thiolated DNA oligomers on gold electrodes at acidic ...