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2014

Fast screening of ligand-protein interactions based on ligand-induced protein stabilization of gold nanoparticles

New, S. Y., Aung, K. M. M., Lim, G. L., Hong, S., Tan, S. K., Lu, Y., Cheung, E. & Su, X., Mar 4 2014, In : Analytical chemistry. 86, 5, p. 2361-2370 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Uranium extraction: Coordination chemistry in the ocean

Lu, Y., Mar 1 2014, In : Nature Chemistry. 6, 3, p. 175-176 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Significant expansion of fluorescent protein sensing ability through the genetic incorporation of superior photo-induced electron-transfer quenchers

Liu, X., Jiang, L., Li, J., Wang, L., Yu, Y., Zhou, Q., Lv, X., Gong, W., Lu, Y. & Wang, J., Sep 24 2014, In : Journal of the American Chemical Society. 136, 38, p. 13094-13097 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2011

Metal ion sensors based on DNAzymes and related DNA molecules

Zhang, X. B., Kong, R. M. & Lu, Y., Jul 19 2011, In : Annual Review of Analytical Chemistry. 4, p. 105-128 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2018

Upconversion Luminescence-Activated DNA Nanodevice for ATP Sensing in Living Cells

Zhao, J., Gao, J., Xue, W., Di, Z., Xing, H., Lu, Y. & Li, L., Jan 17 2018, In : Journal of the American Chemical Society. 140, 2, p. 578-581 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2019

A NIR Light Gated DNA Nanodevice for Spatiotemporally Controlled Imaging of MicroRNA in Cells and Animals

Zhao, J., Chu, H., Zhao, Y., Lu, Y. & Li, L., May 1 2019, In : Journal of the American Chemical Society. 141, 17, p. 7056-7062 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

S-Click Reaction for Isotropic Orientation of Oxidases on Electrodes to Promote Electron Transfer at Low Potentials

Xia, L., Han, M. J., Zhou, L., Huang, A., Yang, Z., Wang, T., Li, F., Yu, L., Tian, C., Zang, Z., Yang, Q. Z., Liu, C., Hong, W., Lu, Y., Alfonta, L. & Wang, J., Nov 11 2019, In : Angewandte Chemie - International Edition. 58, 46, p. 16480-16484 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2017

Advances in the development of aptamer drug conjugates for targeted drug delivery

Chen, K., Liu, B., Yu, B., Zhong, W., Lu, Y., Zhang, J., Liao, J., Liu, J., Pu, Y., Qiu, L., Zhang, L., Liu, H. & Tan, W., May 1 2017, In : Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Nanomedicine and Nanobiotechnology. 9, 3, e1438.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

2014

Functional Nucleic Acid-Directed Assembly of Nanomaterials and Their Applications as Colorimetric and Fluorescent Sensors for Trace Contaminants in Water

Mazumdar, D., Liu, J. & Lu, Y., May 6 2014, Nanotechnology Applications for Clean Water: Solutions for Improving Water Quality: Second Edition. Elsevier Inc., p. 73-92 20 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2018

Insights into the Competition between K+ and Pb2+ Binding to a G-Quadruplex and Discovery of a Novel K+-Pb2+-Quadruplex Intermediate

Yu, Z., Zhou, W., Ma, G., Li, Y., Fan, L., Li, X. & Lu, Y., Oct 11 2018, In : Journal of Physical Chemistry B. 122, 40, p. 9382-9388 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Translating molecular detections into a simple temperature test using a target-responsive smart thermometer

Zhang, J., Xing, H. & Lu, Y., 2018, In : Chemical Science. 9, 16, p. 3906-3910 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2011

Time-dependent, protein-directed growth of gold nanoparticles within a single crystal of lysozyme

Wei, H., Wang, Z., Zhang, J., House, S., Gao, Y. G., Yang, L., Robinson, H., Tan, L. H., Xing, H., Hou, C., Robertson, I. M., Zuo, J. M. & Lu, Y., Feb 2011, In : Nature Nanotechnology. 6, 2, p. 93-97 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2012

Label-free catalytic and molecular beacon containing an abasic site for sensitive fluorescent detection of small inorganic and organic molecules

Song, P., Xiang, Y., Xing, H., Zhou, Z., Tong, A. & Lu, Y., Mar 20 2012, In : Analytical chemistry. 84, 6, p. 2916-2922 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2017

DNA Aptamer-Based Activatable Probes for Photoacoustic Imaging in Living Mice

Zhang, J., Smaga, L. P., Satyavolu, N. S. R., Chan, J. & Lu, Y., Dec 6 2017, In : Journal of the American Chemical Society. 139, 48, p. 17225-17228 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2016

Enhancing Mn(II)-Binding and Manganese Peroxidase Activity in a Designed Cytochrome c Peroxidase through Fine-Tuning Secondary-Sphere Interactions

Hosseinzadeh, P., Mirts, E. N., Pfister, T. D., Gao, Y. G., Mayne, C., Robinson, H., Tajkhorshid, E. & Lu, Y., Mar 15 2016, In : Biochemistry. 55, 10, p. 1494-1502 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Design of a single protein that spans the entire 2-V range of physiological redox potentials

Hosseinzadeh, P., Marshall, N. M., Chacón, K. N., Yu, Y., Nilges, M. J., New, S. Y., Tashkov, S. A., Blackburn, N. J. & Lu, Y., Jan 12 2016, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 113, 2, p. 262-267 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2011

Using personal glucose meters and functional DNA sensors to quantify a variety of analytical targets

Xiang, Y. & Lu, Y., Sep 2011, In : Nature Chemistry. 3, 9, p. 697-703 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2012

In vitro selection of metal Ion-Selective DNAzymes

Ihms, H. E. & Lu, Y., 2012, Ribozymes: Methods and Protocols. Hartig, J. (ed.). p. 297-316 20 p. (Methods in Molecular Biology; vol. 848).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2014

Direct EPR observation of a tyrosyl radical in a functional oxidase model in myoglobin during both H2O2 and O2 reactions

Yu, Y., Mukherjee, A., Nilges, M. J., Hosseinzadeh, P., Miner, K. D. & Lu, Y., Jan 29 2014, In : Journal of the American Chemical Society. 136, 4, p. 1174-1177 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2017

Biosynthetic approach to modeling and understanding metalloproteins using unnatural amino acids

Yu, Y., Cui, C., Wang, J. & Lu, Y., Feb 1 2017, In : Science China Chemistry. 60, 2, p. 188-200 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

2019

Metal-Dependent DNAzymes for the Quantitative Detection of Metal Ions in Living Cells: Recent Progress, Current Challenges, and Latest Results on FRET Ratiometric Sensors

Hwang, K., Mou, Q., Lake, R. J., Xiong, M., Holland, B. & Lu, Y., Oct 21 2019, In : Inorganic Chemistry. 58, 20, p. 13696-13708 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

2013

A DNAzyme-gold nanoparticle probe for uranyl ion in living cells

Wu, P., Hwang, K., Lan, T. & Lu, Y., Apr 10 2013, In : Journal of the American Chemical Society. 135, 14, p. 5254-5257 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2014

Correlating nuclear frequencies by two-dimensional ELDOR-detected NMR spectroscopy

Kaminker, I., Wilson, T. D., Savelieff, M. G., Hovav, Y., Zimmermann, H., Lu, Y. & Goldfarb, D., Mar 1 2014, In : Journal of Magnetic Resonance. 240, p. 77-89 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2019

Functional DNA Molecules Enable Selective and Stimuli-Responsive Nanoparticles for Biomedical Applications

Li, L., Xing, H., Zhang, J. & Lu, Y., Sep 17 2019, In : Accounts of chemical research. 52, 9, p. 2415-2426 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2011

Kinetics of copper incorporation into a biosynthetic purple Cu A azurin: Characterization of red, blue, and a new intermediate species

Wilson, T. D., Savelieff, M. G., Nilges, M. J., Marshall, N. M. & Lu, Y., Dec 28 2011, In : Journal of the American Chemical Society. 133, 51, p. 20778-20792 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2013

PH-dependent evolution of five-star gold nanostructures: An experimental and computational study

Wang, Z., Bharathi, M. S., Hariharaputran, R., Xing, H., Tang, L., Li, J., Zhang, Y. W. & Lu, Y., Mar 26 2013, In : ACS Nano. 7, 3, p. 2258-2265 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2016

Design and engineering of artificial oxygen-activating metalloenzymes

Nastri, F., Chino, M., Maglio, O., Bhagi-Damodaran, A., Lu, Y. & Lombardi, A., Sep 21 2016, In : Chemical Society Reviews. 45, 18, p. 5020-5054 35 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

2014

Practical synthesis of water-soluble organic nanoparticles with a single reactive group and a functional carrier scaffold

Bai, Y., Xing, H., Vincil, G. A., Lee, J., Henderson, E. J., Lu, Y., Lemcoff, N. G. & Zimmerman, S. C., Jul 2014, In : Chemical Science. 5, 7, p. 2862-2868 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2012

Significant increase of oxidase activity through the genetic incorporation of a tyrosine-histidine cross-link in a myoglobin model of heme-copper oxidase

Liu, X., Yu, Y., Hu, C., Zhang, W., Lu, Y. & Wang, J., Apr 27 2012, In : Angewandte Chemie - International Edition. 51, 18, p. 4312-4316 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2016

Transforming the blood glucose meter into a general healthcare meter for in vitro diagnostics in mobile health

Lan, T., Zhang, J. & Lu, Y., May 1 2016, In : Biotechnology Advances. 34, 3, p. 331-341 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

2014

Redesigning the blue copper azurin into a redox-active mononuclear nonheme iron protein: Preparation and study of Fe(II)-M121E azurin

Liu, J., Meier, K. K., Tian, S., Zhang, J. L., Guo, H., Schulz, C. E., Robinson, H., Nilges, M. J., Münck, E. & Lu, Y., Sep 3 2014, In : Journal of the American Chemical Society. 136, 35, p. 12337-12344 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2018
2013

A smart T1-weighted MRI contrast agent for uranyl cations based on a DNAzyme-gadolinium conjugate

Xu, W., Xing, H. & Lu, Y., Nov 7 2013, In : Analyst. 138, 21, p. 6266-6269 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2019

Cupredoxin engineered upconversion nanoparticles for ratiometric luminescence sensing of Cu2+

Liu, C., Yu, Y., Chen, D., Zhao, J., Yu, Y., Li, L. & Lu, Y., 2019, In : Nanoscale Advances. 1, 7, p. 2580-2585 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

CHAPTER 2: Design and Engineering of Heme Enzymes with O2-dependent Catalytic Activity

Cui, C., Reed, J. H., Mirts, E. N. & Lu, Y., Jan 1 2019, Dioxygen-dependent Heme Enzymes. Ikeda-Saito, M. & Raven, E. (eds.). 13 ed. Royal Society of Chemistry, p. 37-62 26 p. (RSC Metallobiology; vol. 2019-January, no. 13).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2014

Applications of synchrotron-based spectroscopic techniques in studying nucleic acids and nucleic acid-functionalized nanomaterials

Wu, P., Yu, Y., McGhee, C. E., Tan, L. H. & Lu, Y., Dec 10 2014, In : Advanced Materials. 26, 46, p. 7849-7872 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2019

DNAzyme-based biosensor as a rapid and accurate verification tool to complement simultaneous enzyme-based media for: E. Coli detection

Zaouri, N., Cui, Z., Peinetti, A. S., Lu, Y. & Hong, P. Y., Dec 2019, In : Environmental Science: Water Research and Technology. 5, 12, p. 2260-2268 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
2017

Near-Infrared Photothermally Activated DNAzyme–Gold Nanoshells for Imaging Metal Ions in Living Cells

Wang, W., Satyavolu, N. S. R., Wu, Z., Zhang, J. R., Zhu, J. J. & Lu, Y., Jan 1 2017, In : Angewandte Chemie - International Edition. 56, 24, p. 6798-6802 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2020

Functional DNA Regulated CRISPR-Cas12a Sensors for Point-of-Care Diagnostics of Non-Nucleic-Acid Targets

Xiong, Y., Zhang, J., Yang, Z., Mou, Q., Ma, Y., Xiong, Y. & Lu, Y., Jan 8 2020, In : Journal of the American Chemical Society. 142, 1, p. 207-213 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2017

DNAzyme sensors for detection of metal ions in the environment and imaging them in living cells

McGhee, C. E., Loh, K. Y. & Lu, Y., Jun 1 2017, In : Current Opinion in Biotechnology. 45, p. 191-201 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

2011
2017

Bottom-Up Strategy To Prepare Nanoparticles with a Single DNA Strand

Xing, H., Bai, Y., Bai, Y., Tan, L. H., Tao, J., Pedretti, B., Vincil, G. A., Lu, Y. & Zimmerman, S. C., Mar 15 2017, In : Journal of the American Chemical Society. 139, 10, p. 3623-3626 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2011

A smart magnetic resonance imaging contrast agent responsive to adenosine based on a DNA aptamer-conjugated gadolinium complex

Xu, W. & Lu, Y., May 7 2011, In : Chemical Communications. 47, 17, p. 4998-5000 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2016

Multimodal Detection of a Small Molecule Target Using Stimuli-Responsive Liposome Triggered by Aptamer-Enzyme Conjugate

Xing, H., Zhang, C. L., Ruan, G., Zhang, J., Hwang, K. & Lu, Y., Feb 2 2016, In : Analytical chemistry. 88, 3, p. 1506-1510 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Recent developments of liposomes as nanocarriers for theranostic applications

Xing, H., Hwang, K. & Lu, Y., 2016, In : Theranostics. 6, 9, p. 1336-1352 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Size-dependent modulation of graphene oxide-aptamer interactions for an amplified fluorescence-based detection of aflatoxin B1 with a tunable dynamic range

Zhang, J., Li, Z., Zhao, S. & Lu, Y., Jul 7 2016, In : Analyst. 141, 13, p. 4029-4034 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2012

Catalysis of gold nanoparticles within lysozyme single crystals

Wei, H. & Lu, Y., Apr 1 2012, In : Chemistry - An Asian Journal. 7, 4, p. 680-683 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2014

DNA aptamer technology for personalized medicine

Xing, H., Hwang, K., Li, J., Torabi, S. F. & Lu, Y., May 2014, In : Current Opinion in Chemical Engineering. 4, p. 79-87 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

2012

Biomimetic surface engineering of lanthanide-doped upconversion nanoparticles as versatile bioprobes

Li, L. L., Zhang, R., Yin, L., Zheng, K., Qin, W., Selvin, P. R. & Lu, Y., Jun 18 2012, In : Angewandte Chemie - International Edition. 51, 25, p. 6121-6125 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle