Liu W, Hou S, Yan J, Zhang H, Ji Y, Wu X. Quantification of proteins using enhanced etching of Ag coated Au nanorods by the Cu(2+)/bicinchoninic acid pair with improved sensitivity. Nanoscale. 2016;8:780-4 pubmed publisher
..4 ng ml(-1)) and a wide working range (0.5 to 1000 Î¼g ml(-1)) compared with the traditional BCA assay. The universal applicability of our method to various proteins further proves its potential in practical applications. ..
Hou S, Yan J, Hu Z, Wu X. Enhancing the plasmonic circular dichroism by entrapping chiral molecules at the core-shell interface of rod-shaped Au@Ag nanocrystals. Chem Commun (Camb). 2016;52:2059-62 pubmed publisher
..Ag coating on spherical nanoparticles modified with cysteine does not generate obvious PCD signals. ..
Zhang T, Tian F, Long L, Liu J, Wu X. Diagnosis of rubella virus using antigen-conjugated Au@Pt nanorods as nanozyme probe. Int J Nanomedicine. 2018;13:4795-4805 pubmed publisher
..Our results indicate that these antigen-conjugated Au@Pt NRs represent a suitable nanozyme probe for future clinical applications under various conditions. ..
Li J, Liu W, Wu X, Gao X. Mechanism of pH-switchable peroxidase and catalase-like activities of gold, silver, platinum and palladium. Biomaterials. 2015;48:37-44 pubmed publisher
..The results thus provide an in-depth insight into the peroxidase-like and catalase-like activities of the metals and will guide the de novo design, synthesis and application of artificial enzymes based on inorganic materials. ..
Hou S, Zhang H, Yan J, Ji Y, Wen T, Liu W, et al
. Plasmonic circular dichroism in side-by-side oligomers of gold nanorods: the influence of chiral molecule location and interparticle distance. Phys Chem Chem Phys. 2015;17:8187-93 pubmed publisher
..These findings not only provide guidelines to the manipulation of PCD signals, but also serve as a more elaborate platform for studying the nanoscale interactions between nanoparticles. ..
Wen T, He W, Chong Y, Liu Y, Yin J, Wu X. Exploring environment-dependent effects of Pd nanostructures on reactive oxygen species (ROS) using electron spin resonance (ESR) technique: implications for biomedical applications. Phys Chem Chem Phys. 2015;17:24937-43 pubmed publisher
..The presented study will provide useful guidance for designing noble metal nanostructures with desired catalytic and biological properties in biomedical applications. ..
Long L, Liu J, Lu K, Zhang T, Xie Y, Ji Y, et al
. Highly sensitive and robust peroxidase-like activity of Au-Pt core/shell nanorod-antigen conjugates for measles virus diagnosis. J Nanobiotechnology. 2018;16:46 pubmed publisher
..Hence, these findings provide positive proof of concept for the potential of Au@Pt NR-antigen conjugates in the development of colorimetric biosensors that are simple, robust, and cost-effective. ..
Yan J, Hou S, Ji Y, Wu X. Heat-enhanced symmetry breaking in dynamic gold nanorod oligomers: the importance of interface control. Nanoscale. 2016;8:10030-4 pubmed publisher
..It offers new possibilities for fabricating nanostructures with strong chiroptical activity by the rational design of interface layers. ..
Yan J, Chen Y, Hou S, Chen J, Meng D, Zhang H, et al
. Fabricating chiroptical starfruit-like Au nanoparticles via interface modulation of chiral thiols. Nanoscale. 2017;9:11093-11102 pubmed publisher
..The distinct roles of the same ligands at different surfaces/interfaces are elucidated. Furthermore, our findings contribute to the strategy of utilizing interface modulation to fabricate complex nanostructures with novel properties. ..