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    • Ammonium Bisphosphonate Polymeric Magnetic Nanocomplexes for Platinum Anticancer Drug Delivery and Imaging with Potential Hyperthermia and Temperature-Dependent Drug Release 

      Zhang, Rui; Fellows, Benjamin; Pothayee, Nikorn; Hu, Nan; Pothayee, Nipon; Jo, Ami; Bohórquez, Ana C.; Rinaldi, Carlos; Mefford, Olin Thompson; Davis, Richey M.; Riffle, Judy S. (Hindawi, 2018-08-05)
      Novel magnetite-ammonium bisphosphonate graft ionic copolymer nanocomplexes (MGICs) have been developed for potential drug delivery, magnetic resonance imaging, and hyperthermia applications. The complexes displayed ...
    • Double helical conformation and extreme rigidity in a rodlike polyelectrolyte 

      Wang, Ying; He, Yadong; Yu, Zhou; Gao, Jianwei; ten Brinck, Stephanie; Slebodnick, Carla; Fahs, Gregory B.; Zanelotti, Curt J.; Hegde, Maruti; Moore, Robert B.; Ensing, Bernd; Dingemans, Theo J.; Qiao, Rui; Madsen, Louis A. (Nature Publishing Group, 2019-02-18)
      The ubiquitous biomacromolecule DNA has an axial rigidity persistence length of ~50 nm, driven by its elegant double helical structure. While double and multiple helix structures appear widely in nature, only rarely are ...
    • Exceptional capacitive deionization rate and capacity by block copolymer–based porous carbon fibers 

      Liu, Tianyu; Serrano, Joel; Elliott, John; Yang, Xiaozhou; Cathcart, William; Wang, Zixuan; He, Zhen; Liu, Guoliang (American Association for the Advancement of Science, 2020-04-17)
      Capacitive deionization (CDI) is energetically favorable for desalinating low-salinity water. The bottlenecks of current carbon-based CDI materials are their limited desalination capacities and time-consuming cycles, caused ...
    • Fabrication and characterization of PLGA nanoparticles encapsulating large CRISPR–Cas9 plasmid 

      Jo, Ami; Ringel-Scaia, Veronica M.; McDaniel, Dylan K.; Thomas, Cassidy A.; Zhang, Rui; Riffle, Judy S.; Allen, Irving C.; Davis, Richey M. (2020-01-20)
      Abstract Background The clustered regularly interspaced short palindromic repeats (CRISPR) and Cas9 protein system is a revolutionary tool for gene therapy. Despite promising reports of the utility of CRISPR–Cas9 for in ...
    • Imidazole-containing triblock copolymers with a synergy of ether and imidazolium sites 

      Jangu, Chainika; Wang, Jing-Han Helen; Wang, Dong; Fahs, Gregory B.; Heflin, James R.; Moore, Robert B.; Colby, Ralph H.; Long, Timothy E. (The Royal Society of Chemistry, 2015-03-06)
      Reversible addition-fragmentation chain transfer (RAFT) polymerization enabled the synthesis of well-defined A-BC-A triblock copolymers containing a synergy of pendant ether and imidazolium sites. The soft central BC block ...
    • Imparting functional variety to cellulose ethers via olefin cross-metathesis 

      Dong, Yifan; Edgar, Kevin J. (The Royal Society of Chemistry, 2015-04-09)
      Olefin cross-metathesis is a valuable new approach for imparting functional variety to cellulose ethers. Starting from commercially available ethyl cellulose, terminally unsaturated alkyl groups were appended as metathesis ...
    • Isocyanate- and solvent-free synthesis of melt processible polyurea elastomers derived from urea as a monomer 

      White, B. Tyler; Migliore, John M.; Mapesa, Emmanuel U.; Wolfgang, Josh D.; Sangoro, Joshua; Long, Timothy E. (2020-05-18)
      Polyurea elastomers are utilized for a myriad of applications ranging from coatings and foams to dielectric materials for capacitors and actuators. However, current synthetic methods for polyureas rely on highly reactive ...
    • Nucleobase-functionalized acrylic ABA triblock copolymers and supramolecular blends 

      Zhang, Keren; Aiba, Motohiro; Fahs, Gregory B.; Hudson, Amanda G.; Chiang, William D.; Moore, Robert B.; Ueda, Mitsuru; Long, Timothy E. (The Royal Society of Chemistry, 2015-01-30)
      Reversible addition-fragmentation chain transfer (RAFT) polymerization afforded the unprecedented synthesis of well-defined acrylic ABA triblock copolymers with nucleobase-functionalized external blocks and a central ...
    • Peptide-based hydrogen sulphide-releasing gels 

      Carter, Jennifer M.; Qian, Yun; Foster, Jeffrey C.; Matson, John B. (The Royal Society of Chemistry, 2015-07-20)
      An aromatic peptide amphiphile was designed for delivery of the signaling gas H2S. The peptide self-assembled in water into nanofibers that gelled upon charge screening. The non-toxic gel slowly released H2S over 15 hours, ...
    • Phosphonium-containing diblock copolymers from living anionic polymerization of 4-diphenylphosphino styrene 

      Schultz, Alison R.; Fahs, Gregory B.; Jangu, Chainika; Chen, Mingtao; Moore, Robert B.; Long, Timothy E. (The Royal Society of Chemistry, 2015-11-20)
      Living anionic polymerization of 4-diphenylphosphino styrene (DPPS) achieved well-defined homopolymers, poly(DPPS-b-S) styrenic block copolymers, and poly(I-b-DPPS) diene-based diblock copolymers with predictable molecular ...
    • Size dependent ion-exchange of large mixed-metal complexes into Nafion® membranes 

      Naughton, Elise M.; Zhang, Mingqiang; Troya, Diego; Brewer, Karen J.; Moore, Robert B. (The Royal Society of Chemistry, 2015-08-18)
      Perfluorosulfonate ionomers have been shown to demonstrate a profound affinity for large cationic complexes, and the exchange of these ions may be used to provide insight regarding Nafion® morphology by contrasting molecular ...
    • Strong graphene oxide nanocomposites from aqueous hybrid liquid crystals 

      Hegde, Maruti; Yang, Lin; Vita, Francesco; Fox, Ryan J.; van de Watering, Renee; Norder, Ben; Lafont, Ugo; Francescangeli, Oriano; Madsen, Louis A.; Picken, Stephen J.; Samulski, Edward T.; Dingemans, Theo J. (2020-02-11)
      Combining polymers with small amounts of stiff carbon-based nanofillers such as graphene or graphene oxide is expected to yield low-density nanocomposites with exceptional mechanical properties. However, such nanocomposites ...
    • Synthesis, characterization, and luminescent properties of two new Zr(IV) metal-organic frameworks based on anthracene derivatives 

      Rowe, Jennifer M.; Soderstrom, Erin M.; Zhu, Jie; Usov, Pavel M.; Morris, Amanda (2018-09)
      Metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) are crystalline materials constructed from metal ions or clusters, connected by multidentate organic ligands. Herein, we describe the synthesis and photophysical properties of two Zr-based, ...