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2020

Recent advances on utilization of bioprinting for tumor modeling

Oztan, Y. C., Nawafleh, N., Zhou, Y., Liyanage, P. Y., Hettiarachchi, S. D., Seven, E. S., Leblanc, R. M., Ouhtit, A. & Celik, E., Jun 2020, In : Bioprinting. 18, e00079.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

2011

Cotinine reduces amyloid-β aggregation and improves memory in Alzheimer's disease mice

Echeverria, V., Zeitlin, R., Burgess, S., Patel, S., Barman, A., Thakur, G., Mamcarz, M., Wang, L., Sattelle, D. B., Kirschner, D. A., Mori, T., Leblanc, R., Prabhakar, R. & Gary, G. W., Jun 22 2011, In : Journal of Alzheimer's Disease. 24, 4, p. 817-835 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

56 Scopus citations
2017

The Investigation on Resorcinarenes towards either Inhibiting or Promoting Insulin Fibrillation

Han, X., Tian, C., Gandra, I., Eslava, V., Galindres, D., Vargas, E. & Leblanc, R., Jan 1 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Chemistry - A European Journal.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations
2013

Interaction between graphene oxide and pluronic F127 at the air-water interface

Li, S., Guo, J., Patel, R. A., Dadlani, A. L. & Leblanc, R., May 14 2013, In : Langmuir. 29, 19, p. 5742-5748 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

21 Scopus citations
2019

Conjugation of carbon dots with β-galactosidase enzyme: Surface chemistry and use in biosensing

Sharma, S. K., Micic, M., Li, S., Hoar, B., Paudyal, S., Zahran, E. M. & Leblanc, R. M., Sep 9 2019, In : Molecules. 24, 18, 3275.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
2 Scopus citations

Nontoxic amphiphilic carbon dots as promising drug nanocarriers across the blood-brain barrier and inhibitors of β-amyloid

Zhou, Y., Liyanage, P. Y., Devadoss, D., Rios Guevara, L. R., Cheng, L., Graham, R. M., Chand, H. S., Al-Youbi, A. O., Bashammakh, A. S., El-Shahawi, M. S. & Leblanc, R. M., Dec 14 2019, In : Nanoscale. 11, 46, p. 22387-22397 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Triple conjugated carbon dots as a nano-drug delivery model for glioblastoma brain tumors

Hettiarachchi, S. D., Graham, R. M., Mintz, K. J., Zhou, Y., Vanni, S., Peng, Z. & Leblanc, R. M., Jan 1 2019, In : Nanoscale. 11, 13, p. 6192-6205 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Scopus citations
2016

Crossing the blood-brain-barrier with transferrin conjugated carbon dots: A zebrafish model study

Li, S., Peng, Z., Dallman, J., Baker, J., Othman, A. M., Blackwelder, P. L. & Leblanc, R., Sep 1 2016, In : Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces. 145, p. 251-256 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

27 Scopus citations

Determination of the composition, encapsulation efficiency and loading capacity in protein drug delivery systems using circular dichroism spectroscopy

Peng, Z., Li, S., Han, X., Al-Youbi, A. O., Bashammakh, A. S., El-Shahawi, M. S. & Leblanc, R., Sep 21 2016, In : Analytica Chimica Acta. 937, p. 113-118 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

26 Scopus citations
2019

Tryptophan carbon dots and their ability to cross the blood-brain barrier

Mintz, K. J., Mercado, G., Zhou, Y., Ji, Y., Hettiarachchi, S. D., Liyanage, P. Y., Pandey, R. R., Chusuei, C. C., Dallman, J. & Leblanc, R., Apr 1 2019, In : Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces. 176, p. 488-493 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations
2015

Method to Determine Protein Concentration in the Protein-Nanoparticle Conjugates Aqueous Solution Using Circular Dichroism Spectroscopy

Li, S., Peng, Z. & Leblanc, R., Jul 7 2015, In : Analytical Chemistry. 87, 13, p. 6455-6459 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

41 Scopus citations
2016

Serum protein biomarkers relevant to hepatocellular carcinoma and their detection

Waidely, E., Al-Yuobi, A. R. O., Bashammakh, A. S., El-Shahawi, M. S. & Leblanc, R., Jan 7 2016, In : Analyst. 141, 1, p. 36-44 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

29 Scopus citations
2015

Host-guest complexation of a pyrogallol[4]arene derivative at the air-water interface

Waidely, E., Pumilia, C., Malagon, A., Vargas, E. F., Li, S. & Leblanc, R., Feb 3 2015, In : Langmuir. 31, 4, p. 1368-1375 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations
2018

Quantification of Nucleic Acid Concentration in the Nanoparticle or Polymer Conjugates Using Circular Dichroism Spectroscopy

Peng, Z., Li, J., Li, S., Pardo, J., Zhou, Y., Al-Youbi, A. O., Bashammakh, A. S., El-Shahawi, M. S. & Leblanc, R., Feb 6 2018, In : Analytical Chemistry. 90, 3, p. 2255-2262 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations
2019

Carbon Dots: Diverse Preparation, Application, and Perspective in Surface Chemistry

Zhou, Y., Mintz, K. J., Sharma, S. K. & Leblanc, R. M., Jun 20 2019, In : Langmuir. 35, 28, p. 9115-9132 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations
2011

Surface chemistry of lipid raft and amyloid Aβ (1-40) Langmuir monolayer

Thakur, G., Pao, C., Micic, M., Johnson, S. & Leblanc, R., Oct 15 2011, In : Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces. 87, 2, p. 369-377 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

23 Scopus citations
2013

Human insulin fibril-assisted synthesis of fluorescent gold nanoclusters in alkaline media under physiological temperature

Garcia, A. R., Rahn, I., Johnson, S., Patel, R., Guo, J., Orbulescu, J., Micic, M., Whyte, J. D., Blackwelder, P. & Leblanc, R., May 1 2013, In : Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces. 105, p. 167-172 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

21 Scopus citations
2020

Tyrosinase enzyme Langmuir monolayer: Surface chemistry and spectroscopic study

Paudyal, S., Sharma, S. K., da Silva, R. L. C. G., Mintz, K. J., Liyanage, P. Y., Al-Youbi, A. O., Bashammakh, A. S., El-Shahawi, M. S. & Leblanc, R. M., Mar 22 2020, In : Journal of Colloid And Interface Science. 564, p. 254-263 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2016

Synthesis, characterization and in vivo drug delivery study of a biodegradable nano-structured molecularly imprinted polymer based on cross-linker of fructose

Asadi, E., Abdouss, M., Leblanc, R., Ezzati, N., Wilson, J. N. & Kordestani, D., Aug 5 2016, In : Polymer. 97, p. 226-237 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Scopus citations
2012

Graphene oxide as a quencher for fluorescent assay of amino acids, peptides, and proteins

Li, S., Aphale, A. N., MacWan, I. G., Patra, P. K., Gonzalez, W. G., Miksovska, J. & Leblanc, R., Dec 26 2012, In : ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces. 4, 12, p. 7069-7075 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

123 Scopus citations
2016

β-Galactosidase Langmuir Monolayer at Air/X-gal Subphase Interface

Sharma, S. K., Li, S., Micic, M., Orbulescu, J., Weissbart, D., Nakahara, H., Shibata, O. & Leblanc, R. M., Dec 8 2016, In : The journal of physical chemistry. B. 120, 48, p. 12279-12286 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations
2017

A resorcinarene for inhibition of Aβ fibrillation

Han, X., Park, J., Wu, W., Malagon, A., Wang, L., Vargas, E., Wikramanayake, A., Houk, K. N. & Leblanc, R., 2017, In : Chemical Science. 8, 3, p. 2003-2009 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

21 Scopus citations
2015

Interactions between Graphene Oxide and Biomolecules from Surface Chemistry and Spectroscopy

Li, S., Peng, Z., Han, X. & Leblanc, R., 2015, Recent Progress in Colloid and Surface Chemistry with Biological Applications. American Chemical Society, Vol. 1215. p. 43-64 22 p. (ACS Symposium Series; vol. 1215).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

7 Scopus citations
2017

Carbon dots: Promising biomaterials for bone-specific imaging and drug delivery

Peng, Z., Miyanji, E. H., Zhou, Y., Pardo, J., Hettiarachchi, S. D., Li, S., Blackwelder, P. L., Skromne, I. & Leblanc, R., Nov 28 2017, In : Nanoscale. 9, 44, p. 17533-17543 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

38 Scopus citations
2012

Interaction of the CdSe quantum dots with plant cell walls

Djikanović, D., Kalauzi, A., Jeremić, M., Xu, J., Mićić, M., Whyte, J. D., Leblanc, R. & Radotić, K., Mar 1 2012, In : Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces. 91, 1, p. 41-47 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

24 Scopus citations
2014

Epi-Fluorescence imaging at the air-water interface of fibrillization of bovine serum albumin and human insulin

Sessions, K., Sacks, S., Li, S. & Leblanc, R., Aug 18 2014, In : Chemical Communications. 50, 64, p. 8955-8957 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations

Isotope-edited FTIR in H2O: Determination of the conformation of specific residues in a model α-helix peptide by 13C labeled carbonyls

Li, S., Potana, S., Keith, D. J., Wang, C. & Leblanc, R., Apr 18 2014, In : Chemical Communications. 50, 30, p. 3931-3933 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations
2019

Close-Packed Langmuir Monolayers of Saccharide-Based Carbon Dots at the Air-Subphase Interface

Seven, E. S., Sharma, S. K., Meziane, DI., Zhou, Y., Mintz, K. J., Pandey, R. R., Chusuei, C. C. & Leblanc, R., Jan 1 2019, In : Langmuir.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations
2017

Rheology of a carbon dot gel

Ji, Y., Zhou, Y., Waidely, E., Desserre, A., Marksberry, M. H., Chusuei, C. C., Dar, A. A., Chat, O. A., Li, S. & Leblanc, R., Nov 1 2017, In : Inorganica Chimica Acta. 468, p. 119-124 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations
2019

Interfacial Behavior of Fumonisin B1 Toxin and Its Degradation on the Membrane

Sharma, S. K., Poudel Sharma, S., Miller, D., Parel, J-M. A. & Leblanc, R., Feb 19 2019, In : Langmuir. 35, 7, p. 2814-2820 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations
2018

Photoinduced Electron Transfer in Carbon Dots with Long-Wavelength Photoluminescence

Mintz, K. J., Guerrero, B. & Leblanc, R., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Physical Chemistry C.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations
2012

Surface chemistry and spectroscopy of human insulin Langmuir monolayer

Johnson, S., Liu, W., Thakur, G., Dadlani, A., Patel, R., Orbulescu, J., Whyte, J. D., Micic, M. & Leblanc, R., Aug 30 2012, In : Journal of Physical Chemistry B. 116, 34, p. 10205-10212 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Scopus citations
2014

CdSe and CdSe(ZnS) quantum dots in 2D: A Langmuir monolayer approach

Crawford, N. F. & Leblanc, R., Mar 15 2014, In : Coordination Chemistry Reviews. 263-264, 1, p. 13-24 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Scopus citations
2013

Head groups of lipids govern the interaction and orientation between graphene oxide and lipids

Li, S., Stein, A. J., Kruger, A. & Leblanc, R., Aug 8 2013, In : Journal of Physical Chemistry C. 117, 31, p. 16150-16158 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

27 Scopus citations
2016

Recent Development of Cardiac Troponin i Detection

Han, X., Li, S., Peng, Z., Othman, A. M. & Leblanc, R., Feb 26 2016, In : ACS Sensors. 1, 2, p. 106-114 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

45 Scopus citations
2018

Enhancement of thermoelectric figure of merit of Bi 2 Te 3 using carbon dots

Celik, E., Oztan, C., Zhou, Y., Leblanc, R., Genc, O. & Ballikaya, S., Jan 1 2018, Energy. American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), (ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Proceedings (IMECE); vol. 6B-2018).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

2011

Conjugated quantum dots inhibit the amyloid β(1-42) fibrillation process

Leblanc, R., Thakur, G., Micic, M., Yang, Y., Li, W., Movia, D., Giordani, S. & Zhang, H., May 2 2011, In : International Journal of Alzheimer's Disease. 502386.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Scopus citations
2016

Fluorescence and phosphorescence of tryptophan in peptides of different length and sequence

Radotić, K., Melø, T. B., Leblanc, R., Yousef, Y. A. & Naqvi, K. R., Apr 1 2016, In : Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology B: Biology. 157, p. 120-128 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations
2019

Novel Curcumin inspired bis-chalcone promotes endoplasmic reticulum stress and glioblastoma neurosphere cell death

Sansalone, L., Veliz, E. A., Myrthil, N. G., Stathias, V., Walters, W., Torrens, I. I., Schürer, S. C., Vanni, S., Leblanc, R. M. & Graham, R. M., Mar 1 2019, In : Cancers. 11, 3, 357.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
3 Scopus citations

Nanoparticle-mediated approaches for Alzheimer's disease pathogenesis, diagnosis, and therapeutics

Hettiarachchi, S. D., Zhou, Y., Seven, E., Lakshmana, M. K., Kaushik, A. K., Chand, H. S. & Leblanc, R. M., Nov 28 2019, In : Journal of Controlled Release. 314, p. 125-140 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

1 Scopus citations
2016

A narrow amide I vibrational band observed by sum frequency generation spectroscopy reveals highly ordered structures of a biofilm protein at the air/water interface

Wang, Z., Morales-Acosta, M. D., Li, S., Liu, W., Kanai, T., Liu, Y., Chen, Y. N., Walker, F. J., Ahn, C. H., Leblanc, R. & Yan, E. C. Y., Feb 18 2016, In : Chemical Communications. 52, 14, p. 2956-2959 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

18 Scopus citations

“Dark” carbon dots specifically “light-up” calcified zebrafish bones

Li, S., Skromne, I., Peng, Z., Dallman, J., Al-Youbi, A. O., Bashammakh, A. S., El-Shahawi, M. S. & Leblanc, R., 2016, In : Journal of Materials Chemistry B. 4, 46, p. 7398-7405 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Scopus citations
2018

Ultrasensitive Plasmonic Biosensors for Real-Time Parallel Detection of Alpha-L-Fucosidase and Cardiac-Troponin-I in Whole Human Blood

Han, X., Shokri Kojori, H., Leblanc, R. & Kim, S. J., Jul 3 2018, In : Analytical Chemistry. 90, 13, p. 7795-7799 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations
2019

Insights into the photoluminescence properties of gel-like carbon quantum dots embedded in poly(methyl methacrylate) polymer

Rodrigues, J., Pereira, S. O., Soreto Teixeira, S., Zhou, Y., Peng, Z., Liyanage, P. Y., Leblanc, R., Barros-Timmons, A. M. M. V., Costa, L. C., Costa, F. M. & Monteiro, T., Mar 1 2019, In : Materials Today Communications. 18, p. 32-38 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations
2013

Enhancing selectivity in spectrofluorimetric determination of tryptophan by using graphene oxide nanosheets

Othman, A. M., Li, S. & Leblanc, R., Jul 17 2013, In : Analytica Chimica Acta. 787, p. 226-232 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Scopus citations
2012

Study of the aggregation of human insulin langmuir monolayer

Liu, W., Johnson, S., Micic, M., Orbulescu, J., Whyte, J., Garcia, A. R. & Leblanc, R., Feb 21 2012, In : Langmuir. 28, 7, p. 3369-3377 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Scopus citations
2015

Conducting, magnetic polyaniline/Ba0.25Sr0.75 Fe11(Ni0.5Mn0.5)O19 nanocomposite: Fabrication, characterization and application

Ezzati, S. N., Rabbani, M., Leblanc, R., Asadi, E., Ezzati, S. M. H., Rahimi, R. & Azodi-Deilami, S., Jul 14 2015, In : Journal of Alloys and Compounds. 646, p. 1157-1164 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20 Scopus citations
2018

Cancer targeting and drug delivery using carbon-based quantum dots and nanotubes

Pardo, J., Peng, Z. & Leblanc, R., Jan 1 2018, In : Molecules. 23, 2, 378.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

35 Scopus citations
2017

Alpha- l -Fucosidase Immunoassay for Early Detection of Hepatocellular Carcinoma

Waidely, E., Al-Youbi, A. O., Bashammakh, A. S., El-Shahawi, M. S. & Leblanc, R., Sep 5 2017, In : Analytical Chemistry. 89, 17, p. 9459-9466 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations