Alexandru S Biris

Summary

Affiliation: University of Arkansas at Little Rock
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Ethylenediamine functionalized-single-walled nanotube (f-SWNT)-assisted in vitro delivery of the oncogene suppressor p53 gene to breast cancer MCF-7 cells
    Alokita Karmakar
    Nanotechnology Center, Applied Science Department, University of Arkansas, Little Rock, AR, USA
    Int J Nanomedicine 6:1045-55. 2011
  2. pmc Direct electrochemical oxidation of S-captopril using gold electrodes modified with graphene-AuAg nanocomposites
    Florina Pogacean
    Department of Isotopic Physics and Technology, Chromatography, and Applied Physics, National Institute for Research and Development of Isotopic and Molecular Technologies, Cluj Napoca, Romania
    Int J Nanomedicine 9:1111-25. 2014
  3. doi request reprint In vivo Raman flow cytometry for real-time detection of carbon nanotube kinetics in lymph, blood, and tissues
    Alexandru S Biris
    University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Applied Science Department, Nanotechnology Center, Little Rock, Arkansas 72204, USA
    J Biomed Opt 14:021006. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Nanophotothermolysis of multiple scattered cancer cells with carbon nanotubes guided by time-resolved infrared thermal imaging
    Alexandru S Biris
    University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Applied Science Department, Nanotechnology Center, Little Rock, Arkansas 72204, USA
    J Biomed Opt 14:021007. 2009
  5. pmc Carbon-covered magnetic nanomaterials and their application for the thermolysis of cancer cells
    Yang Xu
    Nanotechnology Center and Applied Science Department, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Little Rock, AR, USA
    Int J Nanomedicine 5:167-76. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Synergistic enhancement of cancer therapy using a combination of carbon nanotubes and anti-tumor drug
    Meena Mahmood
    University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Applied Science Department, Nanotechnology Center, AR 72211, USA
    Nanomedicine (Lond) 4:883-93. 2009
  7. pmc In vivo plant flow cytometry: a first proof-of-concept
    Dmitry A Nedosekin
    Phillips Classic Laser and Nanomedicine Laboratories, Winthrop P Rockefeller Cancer Institute, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas 72205, USA
    Cytometry A 79:855-65. 2011
  8. pmc Reversing chemoresistance of malignant glioma stem cells using gold nanoparticles
    Anamaria Orza
    Faculty of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Babes Bolyai University, Cluj Napoca, Romania
    Int J Nanomedicine 8:689-702. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Catalytic conversion of graphene into carbon nanotubes via gold nanoclusters at low temperatures
    Enkeleda Dervishi
    Nanotechnology Center, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Little Rock, Arkansas 72204, USA
    ACS Nano 6:501-11. 2012
  10. pmc Few-layer graphene sheets with embedded gold nanoparticles for electrochemical analysis of adenine
    Alexandru R Biris
    National Institute for Research and Development of Isotopic and Molecular Technologies, Cluj Napoca, Romania
    Int J Nanomedicine 8:1429-38. 2013

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Publications43

  1. pmc Ethylenediamine functionalized-single-walled nanotube (f-SWNT)-assisted in vitro delivery of the oncogene suppressor p53 gene to breast cancer MCF-7 cells
    Alokita Karmakar
    Nanotechnology Center, Applied Science Department, University of Arkansas, Little Rock, AR, USA
    Int J Nanomedicine 6:1045-55. 2011
    ..This system could be the foundation for novel gene delivery platforms based on the unique structural and morphological properties of multi-functional nanomaterials...
  2. pmc Direct electrochemical oxidation of S-captopril using gold electrodes modified with graphene-AuAg nanocomposites
    Florina Pogacean
    Department of Isotopic Physics and Technology, Chromatography, and Applied Physics, National Institute for Research and Development of Isotopic and Molecular Technologies, Cluj Napoca, Romania
    Int J Nanomedicine 9:1111-25. 2014
    ..Such composite materials could find significant applications in nanotechnology, sensing, or nanomedicine. ..
  3. doi request reprint In vivo Raman flow cytometry for real-time detection of carbon nanotube kinetics in lymph, blood, and tissues
    Alexandru S Biris
    University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Applied Science Department, Nanotechnology Center, Little Rock, Arkansas 72204, USA
    J Biomed Opt 14:021006. 2009
    ..Moreover, this technology has the potential for molecular detection and identification of circulating tumor cells, and infections labeled with CNTs...
  4. doi request reprint Nanophotothermolysis of multiple scattered cancer cells with carbon nanotubes guided by time-resolved infrared thermal imaging
    Alexandru S Biris
    University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Applied Science Department, Nanotechnology Center, Little Rock, Arkansas 72204, USA
    J Biomed Opt 14:021007. 2009
    ..The applications are discussed with a focus on the nanophotothermolysis of small tumors, tumor margins, or micrometastases under the guidance of near-IR and microwave radiometry...
  5. pmc Carbon-covered magnetic nanomaterials and their application for the thermolysis of cancer cells
    Yang Xu
    Nanotechnology Center and Applied Science Department, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Little Rock, AR, USA
    Int J Nanomedicine 5:167-76. 2010
    ..The RF thermal ablation properties of the magnetic NPs were correlated with the analysis provided by a superconducting quantum interference device (SQUID)...
  6. doi request reprint Synergistic enhancement of cancer therapy using a combination of carbon nanotubes and anti-tumor drug
    Meena Mahmood
    University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Applied Science Department, Nanotechnology Center, AR 72211, USA
    Nanomedicine (Lond) 4:883-93. 2009
    ..Here, we investigate and demonstrate for the first time, that CNTs can be considered as anti-tumor agents and, when in combination with conventional drugs, can significantly enhance their chemotherapeutic effects...
  7. pmc In vivo plant flow cytometry: a first proof-of-concept
    Dmitry A Nedosekin
    Phillips Classic Laser and Nanomedicine Laboratories, Winthrop P Rockefeller Cancer Institute, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas 72205, USA
    Cytometry A 79:855-65. 2011
    ....
  8. pmc Reversing chemoresistance of malignant glioma stem cells using gold nanoparticles
    Anamaria Orza
    Faculty of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Babes Bolyai University, Cluj Napoca, Romania
    Int J Nanomedicine 8:689-702. 2013
    ....
  9. doi request reprint Catalytic conversion of graphene into carbon nanotubes via gold nanoclusters at low temperatures
    Enkeleda Dervishi
    Nanotechnology Center, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Little Rock, Arkansas 72204, USA
    ACS Nano 6:501-11. 2012
    ..No other oxide supports decorated with AuNPs were found to grow CNTs at this temperature. These findings highlight the high activity of graphene when used as a support for catalytic reactions...
  10. pmc Few-layer graphene sheets with embedded gold nanoparticles for electrochemical analysis of adenine
    Alexandru R Biris
    National Institute for Research and Development of Isotopic and Molecular Technologies, Cluj Napoca, Romania
    Int J Nanomedicine 8:1429-38. 2013
    ....
  11. doi request reprint Nanostructural materials increase mineralization in bone cells and affect gene expression through miRNA regulation
    Meena Mahmood
    University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Nanotechnology Center, Applied Science Department, Little Rock, AR 72204, USA
    J Cell Mol Med 15:2297-306. 2011
    ..We suggest that the identified essential transcriptional factors and bone morphogenetic proteins play an important role in activation of the process of mineralization in bone cells exposed to AgNPs...
  12. doi request reprint Novel multifunctional graphene sheets with encased Au/Ag nanoparticles for advanced electrochemical analysis of organic compounds
    Stela Pruneanu
    National Institute for Research and Development of Isotopic and Molecular Technologies, Cluj Napoca, Romania
    Chemphyschem 13:3632-9. 2012
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  13. doi request reprint Engineered nanostructural materials for application in cancer biology and medicine
    Meena Mahmood
    University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Applied Science Department, UALR Nanotechnology Center, Little Rock, AR 72204, USA
    J Appl Toxicol 32:10-9. 2012
    ..These and other nanotechnology applications can contribute essential new knowledge in the fight against cancer...
  14. ncbi request reprint Cobalt nanoparticles coated with graphitic shells as localized radio frequency absorbers for cancer therapy
    Yang Xu
    Nanotechnology Center and Applied Science Department, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Little Rock, AR 72204, USA
    Nanotechnology 19:435102. 2008
    ..The data presented in this report indicate a great potential of this new process for in vivo tumor thermal ablation, bacteria killing, and various other biomedical applications...
  15. ncbi request reprint Effects of the Fe-Co interaction on the growth of multiwall carbon nanotubes
    Zhongrui Li
    Nanotechnology Center and Graduate Institute of Technology, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Arkansas 72204, USA
    J Chem Phys 129:074712. 2008
    ..Fe and Co can form alloy and therefore the d-electron interaction between Fe and Co was believed to play an important role in the CNT growth...
  16. doi request reprint Multifunctional magnetic nanoparticles for synergistic enhancement of cancer treatment by combinatorial radio frequency thermolysis and drug delivery
    Yang Xu
    Center for Integrative Nanotechnology Sciences, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, 2801 S University Ave, AR 72204, USA
    Adv Healthc Mater 1:493-501. 2012
    ..Our findings demonstrate that MNPs can be used as highly efficient multimodal nanocarrier agents for an integrated approach to cancer treatment involving triggered delivery of antineoplastic drugs and RF-induced thermal therapy...
  17. doi request reprint Surface chemistry of carbon nanotubes impacts the growth and expression of water channel protein in tomato plants
    Hector Villagarcia
    Department of Applied Science, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Little Rock, AR, USA
    Small 8:2328-34. 2012
    ..The correlations among the level of aggregation, the type of functional group on the surface of the carbon nanotubes, and the growth performance of tomato plants are documented...
  18. doi request reprint Raman spectroscopy as a detection and analysis tool for in vitro specific targeting of pancreatic cancer cells by EGF-conjugated, single-walled carbon nanotubes
    Alokita Karmakar
    University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Applied Science Department, Nanotechnology Center, Little Rock, AR 72204, USA
    J Appl Toxicol 32:365-75. 2012
    ..SWCNT-EGF conjugates could act as strong thermal ablation agents and could induce higher percentages of cellular death compared with the nontargeted SWCNTs alone...
  19. pmc Circulating tumor cell identification by functionalized silver-gold nanorods with multicolor, super-enhanced SERS and photothermal resonances
    Zeid A Nima
    Center for Integrative Nanotechnology Sciences, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, 2801 S University Avenue, Little Rock, Arkansas 72204, USA
    Sci Rep 4:4752. 2014
    ..By integrating multiplex targeting, multicolor coding, and multimodal detection, our approach has the potential to improve multispectral imaging of individual tumor cells in complex biological environments. ..
  20. ncbi request reprint Controlled growth of self-organized hexagonal arrays of metallic nanorods using template-assisted glancing angle deposition for superhydrophobic applications
    Ganesh K Kannarpady
    Nanotechnology Center, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, 2801 South University Avenue, Little Rock, Arkansas 72204, USA
    ACS Appl Mater Interfaces 3:2332-40. 2011
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  21. pmc Synergy of photoacoustic and fluorescence flow cytometry of circulating cells with negative and positive contrasts
    Dmitry A Nedosekin
    Arkansas Nanomedicine Center, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR 72205, USA
    J Biophotonics 6:425-34. 2013
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  22. doi request reprint Cytotoxicity and biological effects of functional nanomaterials delivered to various cell lines
    Meena Mahmood
    University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Applied Science Department, Nanotechnology Center, Graduate Institute of Technology, Little Rock, AR 72204, USA
    J Appl Toxicol 30:74-83. 2010
    ..These findings could be the foundation of a new class of cancer therapies that are composed of both chemotherapeutic agents and nanomaterials...
  23. doi request reprint Carbon nanotubes are able to penetrate plant seed coat and dramatically affect seed germination and plant growth
    Mariya Khodakovskaya
    Department of Applied Science, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Little Rock, Arkansas 72211, USA
    ACS Nano 3:3221-7. 2009
    ..Analytical methods indicated that the CNTs are able to penetrate the thick seed coat and support water uptake inside seeds, a process which can affect seed germination and growth of tomato seedlings...
  24. doi request reprint Electrically conductive gold-coated collagen nanofibers for placental-derived mesenchymal stem cells enhanced differentiation and proliferation
    Anamaria Orza
    Faculty of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Babes Bolyai University, Cluj Napoca, Romania
    ACS Nano 5:4490-503. 2011
    ..The expression of specific differentiation markers (atrium, natriuretic peptide, actin F and actin monomer, glial fibrilary acidic protein, and neurofilaments) was investigated by immunocytochemistry...
  25. doi request reprint Single-walled carbon nanotubes as specific targeting and Raman spectroscopic agents for detection and discrimination of single human breast cancer cells
    Zeid A Nima
    University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Center for Integrative Nanotechnology Sciences, Little Rock, AR 72204, USA
    J Biomed Opt 18:55003. 2013
    ..The results shows that the Raman signal collected from targeted MCF-7 cells is extremely high, whereas there is little signal from the normal cells...
  26. doi request reprint Physiological responses induced in tomato plants by a two-component nanostructural system composed of carbon nanotubes conjugated with quantum dots and its in vivo multimodal detection
    Mohammad Alimohammadi
    Department of Applied Science, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Little Rock, AR 72204, USA
    Nanotechnology 22:295101. 2011
    ..Such studies could be the foundation for understanding how complex nanosized systems affect the activity of various biological systems with a major impact on ecotoxicology...
  27. doi request reprint Carbon nanotubes induce growth enhancement of tobacco cells
    Mariya V Khodakovskaya
    Department of Applied Science, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Arkansas 72204, USA
    ACS Nano 6:2128-35. 2012
    ..The expression of marker genes for cell division (CycB) and cell wall extension (NtLRX1) was also up-regulated in cells exposed to MWCNTs compared to control cells or those exposed to activated carbon only...
  28. ncbi request reprint Exceptional superhydrophobicity and low velocity impact icephobicity of acetone-functionalized carbon nanotube films
    Liqiu Zheng
    Nanotechnology Center, Applied Science Department, Chemistry Department, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Arkansas 72204, United States
    Langmuir 27:9936-43. 2011
    ..Such studies could be the foundation of highly versatile technologies for both water and ice mitigation...
  29. ncbi request reprint A novel tungsten trioxide (WO3)/ITO porous nanocomposite for enhanced photo-catalytic water splitting
    Hidetaka Ishihara
    Nanotechnology Center, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, 2801 South University Avenue, Little Rock, AR 72204, USA
    Phys Chem Chem Phys 13:19553-60. 2011
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  30. doi request reprint Multistructural biomimetic substrates for controlled cellular differentiation
    Anamaria I Orza
    Center for Integrative Nanotechnology Sciences, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, 2801 South University Avenue, Little Rock, AR 72204, USA The Oncology Institute, Prof Dr I Chiricuta, Republicii, No 34 36, RO 400015, Cluj Napoca, Romania
    Nanotechnology 25:065102. 2014
    ..Our findings indicate that such hybrid materials could play an important role in the regeneration of complex tissues. ..
  31. doi request reprint Impact of carbon nanotube exposure to seeds of valuable crops
    Mohamed H Lahiani
    Department of Applied Science, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Little Rock, Arkansas 72204, USA
    ACS Appl Mater Interfaces 5:7965-73. 2013
    ..Such studies could prove the significant potential of carbon nanotubes as regulators of germination and plant growth. ..
  32. doi request reprint Super-resolution nonlinear photothermal microscopy
    Dmitry A Nedosekin
    Arkansas Nanomedicine Center, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 4301 W Markham St, Little Rock, AR 72205, USA
    Small 10:135-42. 2014
    ..These nonlinear phenomena can be used for 3D imaging with improved lateral and axial resolution in most photothermal methods, including photoacoustic microscopy. ..
  33. ncbi request reprint Bioresponse to nanotubes: surface chemistry of carbon nanotubes impacts the growth and expression of water channel protein in tomato plants (small 15/2012)
    Hector Villagarcia
    Department of Applied Science, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Little Rock, AR, USA
    Small 8:2327. 2012
    ..S. Biris, M. V. Khodakovskaya, and co-workers...
  34. pmc Complex genetic, photothermal, and photoacoustic analysis of nanoparticle-plant interactions
    Mariya V Khodakovskaya
    Department of Applied Science, University of Arkansas, Little Rock, AR 72204, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 108:1028-33. 2011
    ..Thus, our integrated platform allows the study of nanoparticles' impact on plants with higher sensitivity and specificity, compared to existing assays...
  35. ncbi request reprint Coupling between plasmonic resonances in nanoparticles and porphyrins molecules
    Gheorghe Mihailescu
    National Institute for Research and Development of Isotopic and Molecular Technologies, Ro 400293 Donath str, no 65 103, P O Box 700, Cluj Napoca, Romania
    J Nanosci Nanotechnol 10:2527-30. 2010
    ..These new hybrid materials will be helpful for the design of light harvesting cells and sensors...
  36. ncbi request reprint Light-Harvesting Using High Density p-type Single Wall Carbon Nanotube/n-type Silicon Heterojunctions
    Zhongrui Li
    Nanotechnology Center, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Arkansas, 72204
    ACS Nano 3:1407-14. 2009
    ..Initial tests have shown a power conversion efficiency of above 4%, proving that SOCl(2) treated-SWNT/n-Si configuration is suitable for light-harvesting at relatively low cost...
  37. doi request reprint Genotoxicity evaluation of titanium dioxide nanoparticles using the Ames test and Comet assay
    Robert S Woodruff
    Division of Microbiology, Arkansas Regional Laboratory, U S Food and Drug Administration, Jefferson, AR, 72079, USA
    J Appl Toxicol 32:934-43. 2012
    ..These results suggest that TiO2-NPs are not genotoxic under the conditions of the Ames test and Comet assay...
  38. ncbi request reprint Applications of surface-enhanced Raman scattering in advanced bio-medical technologies and diagnostics
    Zeid A Nima
    Center for Integrative Nanotechnology Sciences, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Little Rock, AR, USA
    Drug Metab Rev 46:155-75. 2014
    ..Finally, we present a perspective on anticipated future advancements in SERS techniques to address some of the most critical challenges in the areas of diagnostics, detection, and sensing...
  39. doi request reprint Investigation of carbon nanofibers as support for bioactive substances
    Liliana Olenic
    National Institute for R and D of Isotopic and Molecular Technologies, Cluj Napoca, Romania
    J Mater Sci Mater Med 20:177-83. 2009
    ..The method demonstrates that not the whole enzyme adsorbed onto CNF can catalyze the oxidation of glucose from the solution...
  40. ncbi request reprint Catalytic hydrogenation of graphene films
    Liqiu Zheng
    Nanotechnology Center, University of Arkansas, Little Rock, Arkansas 72204, USA
    Chem Commun (Camb) 47:1213-5. 2011
    ..We developed a novel and facile method to hydrogenate graphene by using a conditioning catalyst upstream of the graphene sample to generate atomic hydrogen...
  41. ncbi request reprint Multi-walled carbon nanotube-based RF antennas
    Taha A Elwi
    Department of Systems Engineering, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, 2801 South University Ave, Little Rock, AR 72204, USA
    Nanotechnology 21:45301. 2010
    ..The proposed MWCNT-based antennas demonstrate a 5.6% to 2.2% increase in bandwidth, with respect to their corresponding copper-based prototypes, without significant degradation in gain and/or far-field radiation patterns...
  42. ncbi request reprint Design and fabrication of teflon-coated tungsten nanorods for tunable hydrophobicity
    Khedir R Khedir
    Nanotechnology Center, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, 2801 South University Avenue, Little Rock, Arkansas 72204, USA
    Langmuir 27:4661-8. 2011
    ..The water repellency of the tungsten nanorods with contact angles as high as 160° suggests that these coatings have enormous potential for robust superhydrophobic and anti-icing applications in harsh environments...
  43. ncbi request reprint Photovoltaic device performance of single-walled carbon nanotube and polyaniline films on n-Si: device structure analysis
    Shawn E Bourdo
    Nanotechnology Center, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Little Rock, Arkansas 72204, USA
    ACS Appl Mater Interfaces 4:363-8. 2012
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