Zhen Liu


Affiliation: Nanjing University
Country: China


  1. Xing R, Ma Y, Wang Y, Wen Y, Liu Z. Specific recognition of proteins and peptides via controllable oriented surface imprinting of boronate affinity-anchored epitopes. Chem Sci. 2019;10:1831-1835 pubmed publisher
    ..This method was verified to be versatile and efficient. Thus, it could greatly facilitate the preparation of MIPs for specific recognition of proteins and peptides. ..
  2. Liu J, Wen Y, He H, Chen H, Liu Z. Probing cytoplasmic and nuclear microRNAs in single living cells via plasmonic affinity sandwich assay. Chem Sci. 2018;9:7241-7246 pubmed publisher
    ..It could be a promising tool to provide insights into subcellular localizations, functions and microheterogeneity of miRNAs. ..
  3. Yin D, Wang S, He Y, Liu J, Zhou M, Ouyang J, et al. Surface-enhanced Raman scattering imaging of cancer cells and tissues via sialic acid-imprinted nanotags. Chem Commun (Camb). 2015;51:17696-9 pubmed publisher
  4. Li D, Li Y, Li X, Bie Z, Pan X, Zhang Q, et al. A high boronate avidity monolithic capillary for the selective enrichment of trace glycoproteins. J Chromatogr A. 2015;1384:88-96 pubmed publisher
    ..As compared with other boronate avidity/affinity materials, the boronate avidity monolithic capillary exhibited the best performance. ..
  5. Pan X, Chen Y, Zhao P, Li D, Liu Z. Highly Efficient Solid-Phase Labeling of Saccharides within Boronic Acid Functionalized Mesoporous Silica Nanoparticles. Angew Chem Int Ed Engl. 2015;54:6173-6 pubmed publisher
    ..Thus, this labeling approach opens up new avenues to the facile and efficient labeling of saccharides. ..
  6. Chen Y, Li X, Yin D, Li D, Bie Z, Liu Z. Dual-template docking oriented molecular imprinting: a facile strategy for highly efficient imprinting within mesoporous materials. Chem Commun (Camb). 2015;51:10929-32 pubmed publisher
    ..As compared with bulk imprinting, which is a widely used strategy, DTD-OMI did not require additional steps, but provided significantly improved imprinting efficiency and binding properties. ..
  7. Bie Z, Chen Y, Ye J, Wang S, Liu Z. Boronate-Affinity Glycan-Oriented Surface Imprinting: A New Strategy to Mimic Lectins for the Recognition of an Intact Glycoprotein and Its Characteristic Fragments. Angew Chem Int Ed Engl. 2015;54:10211-5 pubmed publisher
    ..Glycan-imprinted MIPs could thus prove to be powerful tools for important applications such as proteomics, glycomics, and diagnostics. ..
  8. Li D, Chen Y, Liu Z. Boronate affinity materials for separation and molecular recognition: structure, properties and applications. Chem Soc Rev. 2015;44:8097-123 pubmed publisher
  9. Pan X, He X, Liu Z. Molecularly imprinted mesoporous silica nanoparticles for specific extraction and efficient identification of Amadori compounds. Anal Chim Acta. 2018;1019:65-73 pubmed publisher

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  1. Liu J, Yin D, Wang S, Chen H, Liu Z. Probing Low-Copy-Number Proteins in a Single Living Cell. Angew Chem Int Ed Engl. 2016;55:13215-13218 pubmed publisher
    ..We further developed acupuncture needle-based PISA for probing low-copy-number proteins in living bodies. ..
  2. Li D, Yin D, Chen Y, Liu Z. Coupling of metal-organic frameworks-containing monolithic capillary-based selective enrichment with matrix-assisted laser desorption ionization-time-of-flight mass spectrometry for efficient analysis of protein phosphorylation. J Chromatogr A. 2017;1498:56-63 pubmed publisher
    ..Because of these highly desirable properties, the MOFs-based monolithic capillary could be a useful tool for protein phosphorylation analysis. ..
  3. Yin D, Li X, Ma Y, Liu Z. Targeted cancer imaging and photothermal therapy via monosaccharide-imprinted gold nanorods. Chem Commun (Camb). 2017;53:6716-6719 pubmed publisher
    ..The SA-imprinted AuNRs exhibited good specificity, enabling the killing of cancer cells without damaging healthy cells. ..
  4. Muhammad P, Liu J, Xing R, Wen Y, Wang Y, Liu Z. Fast probing of glucose and fructose in plant tissues via plasmonic affinity sandwich assay with molecularly-imprinted extraction microprobes. Anal Chim Acta. 2017;995:34-42 pubmed publisher
    ..The spatial distribution profiles of glucose and fructose within an apple were investigated by the developed approach. ..