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Prof Jian Lu - publications

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  • Lu, J., Xia, Y., Tang, Y., Wu, H., Wang, S., Wang, X., ... Pan, F. (2017). Fabrication of patterned thermoresponsive microgel strips on cell-adherent background and their application for cell sheet recovery. ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 9(2), 1255-1262. DOI: 10.1021/acsami.6b12762. Publication link: 24b8e39d-789f-431e-a29e-f3e44ee53e64
  • Wang, M., Zhou, P., Wang, J., Zhao, Y., Ma, H., Lu, J., & Xu, H. (2017). Left or Right: How Does Amino Acid Chirality Affect the Handedness of Nanostructures Self-Assembled from Short Amphiphilic Peptides?Journal of the American Chemical Society. DOI: 10.1021/jacs.7b00847. Publication link: 0273758b-03bf-4d25-826e-9a05f554170e


  • Zhao, Y., Deng, L., Yang, W., Wang, D., Pambou, E., Lu, Z., ... Lu, J. (2016). Tuning One-Dimensional Nanostructures of Bola-Like Peptide Amphiphiles by Varying the Hydrophilic Amino Acids. Chemistry - A European Journal, 22(32), 11394-11404. DOI: 10.1002/chem.201601309. Publication link: 8e6b134b-9f7a-4de3-a8fe-f77fe9f26064
  • Waigh, T., Lu, J., Y, Z., Fei, R., Cao, C. H., Xu, H., ... Cox, H. (2016). Hydrogelation of the Short Self-Assembling Peptide I(3)QGK Regulated by Transglutaminase and Use for Rapid Hemostasis. ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 8(28), 17833-17841. DOI: 10.1021/acsami.6b04939. Publication link: 6ac43040-e677-49d5-919f-3bfe8afdf6cc
  • Chen, C., Yang, C., Chen, Y., Wang, F., Mu, Q., Zhang, J., ... Lu, J. R. (2016). Surface Physical Activity and Hydrophobicity of Designed Helical Peptide Amphiphiles Control Their Bioactivity and Cell Selectivity. ACS applied materials & interfaces, 8(40), 26501-26510. DOI: 10.1021/acsami.6b08297. Publication link: 6aa3300e-0e89-412f-96d0-7aefd300c767 | PubMed:27644109
  • Pambou, E., Li, Z., Campana, M., Hughes, A., Clifton, L., Gutfreund, P., ... Lu, J. (2016). Structural Features of Reconstituted Wheat Wax Films. Journal of the Royal Society Interface, 13(120). DOI: 10.1098/rsif.2016.0396 . Publication link: 02d21514-9dff-4bc7-8a94-3fae5372155f
  • Lu, J., Chen, C. X., Hu, J., Yang, C., Zhang, Y., Wang, F., ... Xu, H. (2016). Amino acid side chains affect the bioactivity of designed short peptide amphiphiles. Journal of Materials Chemistry B, 4, 2359-2368. DOI: 10.1039/c6tb00155f. Publication link: 3767aaf0-5f3c-4af7-8389-1940327f0ec1
  • Ciumac, D., Campbell, R. A., Xu, H., Clifton, L., Hughes, A., Webster, J. R. P., & Lu, J. (2016). Implications of lipid monolayer charge characteristics on their selective interactions with a short antimicrobial peptide. Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces. . Publication link: 450088fa-4d82-449e-9ebf-0f0e646e2636
  • Lu, J., Xia, Y. Q., Tang, Y., He, X. L., Pan, F., Li, Z. Y., & Xu, H. (2016). Patterned thermoresponsive microgel surfaces to control cell detachment. Biomacromolecules, 17, 572-579. DOI: 10.1021/acs.biomac.5b01507. Publication link: 9e50af51-c7e7-4de1-9854-bfd90f1b498b
  • Xu, L., Zhao, W., Hao, J., Zhao, Y., Wang, D., Xu, H., & Lu, J. R. (2016). Self-Assembly of Magnetic Bacillus-Shaped Bilayer Vesicles in Catanionic Surfactant Solutions. Langmuir, 32(40), 10226-10234. DOI: 10.1021/acs.langmuir.6b01564. Publication link: a7243226-f957-4bb5-9003-631a0a141526 | PubMed:27636012



  • Chen, C. X., Hu, J., Zeng, P., Chen, Y. C., Xu, H., & Lu, J. R. (2014). High cell selectivity and low-level antibacterial resistance of designed amphiphilic peptide G(IIKK)(3)I-NH2. A C S Applied Materials and Interfaces, 6, 16529-16536. DOI: 10.1021/am504973d. Publication link: 7d0899cd-2569-4337-984b-9d480975bfb6
  • Xiao, Z. J., & Lu, J. R. (2014). Generation of Acetoin and Its Derivatives in Foods. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, 62, 6487-6497. DOI: 10.1021/jf5013902. Publication link: 31860a43-a877-4933-9707-58378568a062
  • Wang, S. J., Xue, J. Y., Zhao, Y. R., Du, M. X., Deng, L., Xu, H., & Lu, J. R. (2014). Controlled silica deposition on self-assembled peptide nanostructures via varying molecular structures of short amphiphilic peptides. Soft Matter, 10, 7623-7629. DOI: 10.1039/c4sm01578a. Publication link: 3ea4cf7d-66d2-4075-b0bc-5dd5321cb332
  • Zhao, X., Waigh, T., Eapen, S., Davies, R., Laux, V., Haertlein, M., ... Cowsill, B. J. (2014). Interfacial Structure of Immobilized Antibodies and Perdeuterated HSA in Model Pregnancy Tests Measured with Neutron Reflectivity. Langmuir, 30(20), 5880-5887. DOI: 10.1021/la4036166. Publication link: 4827ef09-9640-472c-8149-69efd645d749
  • Lu, J. R., Xia, Y. Q., He, X. L., Cao, M. W., Wang, X. J., Sun, Y. W., ... Xu, H. (2014). Self-assembled two-dimensional thermoresponsive microgel arrays for cell growth/detachment control. Biomacromolecules, 15, 4021-4031. DOI: 10.1021/bm501069w. Publication link: 4b231948-2c71-48a2-9d9a-ca3d224699f8
  • He, H., Sun, X., Wang, X., Sun, Y., Xu, H., & Lu, J. R. (2014). Cyclic arginyl-glycyl-aspartic acid (RGD) peptide-induced synthesis of uniform and stable one-dimensional CdTe nanostructures in aqueous solution. R S C Advances, 4, 11794-11797. DOI: 10.1039/c3ra47253a. Publication link: 110ad14d-8d81-4c25-83d5-e4299d8b29d0
  • Xiao, Z., & Lu, J. R. (2014). Strategies for enhancing fermentative production of acetoin: A review. Biotechnology Advances, 32, 492-503. DOI: 10.1016/j.biotechadv.2014.01.002. Publication link: 0a9c2f40-c41e-4437-abb4-b90fdabc2d70
  • Chen, C. X., Gu, Y. F., Deng, L., Han, S. Y., Sun, Y., Chen, Y. C., ... Xu, H. (2014). Tuning gelation kinetics and mechanical rigidity of beta-hairpin peptide hydrogels via hydrophobic amino acid substitutions. A C S Applied Materials and Interfaces, 6, 14360-14368. DOI: 10.1021/am5036303. Publication link: 258f9901-e201-4845-9550-67a69a375bfe
  • Sun, Y. W., Yu, H. Y., Yan, Y. F., Chen, C. X., Xu, W. W., Lu, J. R., & Xu, H. (2014). Surface properties of nucleolipids and photo-controlled release of hydrophobic guest molecules from their micellar aggregates. Soft Matter, 10, 7218-7224. DOI: 10.1039/c4sm01374c. Publication link: a81c1ae5-917c-472a-98fb-6dda89ecc08d
  • Padia, F. N., Yaseen, M., Gore, B., Rogers, S., Bell, G., & Lu, J. R. (2014). Influence of molecular structure on the size, shape, and nanostructure of nonionic CnEm surfactant micelles. The Journal of Physical Chemistry Part B: Condensed Matter, Materials, Surfaces, Interfaces & Biophysical, 118, 179-188. DOI: 10.1021/jp409808c. Publication link: a61303ef-c090-45c3-800e-13b4f7a5fd2a
  • Zhao, X. B., Pan, F., Ashley, G. M., Garcia-Gancedo, L., Luo, J., Flewitt, A. J., ... Lu, J. R. (2014). Label-free detection of human prostate-specific antigen (hPSA) using film bulk acoustic resonators (FBARs). Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical, 190, 946-953. DOI: 10.1016/j.snb.2013.09.064. Publication link: e2759551-9199-4bac-a058-4a300f3a9f80
  • Chen, C., Hu, J., Zeng, P., Pan, F., Yaseen, M., Xu, H., & Lu, J. R. (2014). Molecular mechanisms of anticancer action and cell selectivity of short alpha-helical peptides. Biomaterials, 35, 1551-1562. DOI: 10.1016/j.biomaterials.2013.10.082. Publication link: ce6da5e9-c875-48c7-a4f0-816c04a05411


  • Xu, H., Chen, C. X., Hu, J., Zhou, P., Zeng, P., Cao, C. H., & Lu, J. R. (2013). Dual modes of antitumor action of an amphiphilic peptide A(9)K. Biomaterials, 34, 2731-2737. . Publication link: ce909552-c236-4fd9-8eb0-6842cf644b3a
  • Xia, Y. Q., He, X. L., Cao, M. W., Chen, C. X., Xu, H., Pan, F., & Lu, J. R. (2013). Thermoresponsive microgel films for harvesting cells and cell sheets. Biomacromolecules, 14, 3615-3625. . Publication link: c347a99a-32cb-427d-937f-335632707e50
  • Li, P. X., Li, Z. X., Shen, H. H., Thomas, R. K., Penfold, J., & Lu, J. R. (2013). Application of the Gibbs equation to the adsorption of nonionic surfactants and polymers at the air-water interface: Comparison with surface excesses determined directly using neutron reflectivity. Langmuir, 29(30), 9324-9334. DOI: 10.1021/la4018344. Publication link: d6f4224a-434d-43bf-b92a-ca5b6adfc7af
  • Wang, X. Q., Huang, G. H., Yu, D. Y., Ge, B. S., Wang, J. Q., Xu, F. X., ... Lu, J. R. (2013). Solubilization and stabilization of isolated Photosystem I complex with lipopeptide detergents. P L o S One, 8, [UNSP e76256]. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0076256. Publication link: bac37d2b-4834-4113-8d74-2cbf0afe9cab
  • Zhao, K., Wang, M., Wang, X., Wu, C., Xu, H., & Lu, J. R. (2013). Crystal growth of calcite mediated by ovalbumin and lysozyme: Atomic force microscopy study. Crystal Growth and Design, 13(4), 1583-1589. DOI: 10.1021/cg301820w. Publication link: a42224c6-896b-4ddc-9b39-9127bcbfe210
  • Wang, J., Jia, D., Tao, K., Wang, C., Zhao, X., Yaseen, M., ... Lu, J. R. (2013). Interfacial assembly of lipopeptide surfactants on octyltrimethoxysilane-modified silica surface. Soft Matter, 9, 9684-9691. DOI: 10.1039/C3SM51271A. Publication link: ac50205c-8670-4e0d-8e0d-f39042378c64
  • Zhao, Y. R., Wang, J. Q., Deng, L., Zhou, P., Wang, S. J., Wang, Y. T., ... Lu, J. R. (2013). Tuning the self-assembly of short peptides via sequence variations. Langmuir, 44, 13457-13464. . Publication link: f60161ed-8159-4eda-9f76-7265f01e6ebf
  • Chen, G. Q., Song, W. J., Qi, B. K., Lu, J. R., & Wan, Y. H. (2013). Recycling cellulase from enzymatic hydrolyzate of acid treated wheat straw by electroultrafiltration. Bioresource Technology, 144, 186-193. . Publication link: 27fea7cb-506a-4e6f-9202-a89e174022f6
  • Rao, L., Xue, Y., Zheng, Y., Lu, J. R., & Ma, Y. (2013). A Novel Alkaliphilic Bacillus Esterase Belongs to the 13th Bacterial Lipolytic Enzyme Family. PLoS ONE, 8(4), [e60645]. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0060645. Publication link: 37f4e0cd-c5c6-4fa9-becb-dbf25fa3d99f
  • Yang, J., Dang, H., & Lu, J. R. (2013). Improving genetic immobilization of a cellulase on yeast cell surface for bioethanol production using cellulose. Journal of Basic Microbiology, 53(4), 381-389. DOI: 10.1002/jobm.201100602. Publication link: 48f88832-fb17-4bb8-82f6-cd161c8db4ff
  • García-Gancedo, L., Pedrós, J., Iborra, E., Clement, M., Zhao, X. B., Olivares, J., ... Flewitt, A. J. (2013). Direct comparison of the gravimetric responsivities of ZnO-based FBARs and SMRs. Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical: international journal devoted to research and development of physical and chemical transducers , 183, 136-143. DOI: 10.1016/j.snb.2013.03.085. Publication link: 4c2e0575-fdbd-4ab5-b1ae-7671ac01696d
  • Coffey, P. D., Swann, M. J., Waigh, T. A., Mu, Q., & Lu, J. R. (2013). The structure and mass of heterogeneous thin films measured with dual polarization interferometry and ellipsometry. RSC Advances, 3(10), 3316-3324. DOI: 10.1039/c2ra22911k. Publication link: 21fd25f9-8b34-4107-9056-efed7a64869c
  • Zhu, H., Liu, J. G., Qu, J. B., Gao, X. L., Pan, T., Cui, Z. F., ... Lu, J. R. (2013). Stress fermentation strategies for the production of hyperthermostable superoxide dismutase from Thermus thermophilus HB27: effects of ions. Extremophiles, 17, 995-1002. . Publication link: 763c0b61-acd0-4144-b327-467c003a65f8
  • Liu, J., Chen, C., Ge, B., Lu, J., & Cui, Z. (2013). A novel membrane based process to isolate recombinant human chemokine receptor CCR3 produced in Escherichia coli. Journal of Membrane Science, 425-426, 98-104. DOI: 10.1016/j.memsci.2012.09.020. Publication link: 760c0520-b3b7-43d4-93c5-5e627802454d
  • Wang, J., Jia, D., Tao, K., Wang, C., Zhao, X., Yaseen, M., ... Lu, J. R. (2013). Interfacial assembly of lipopeptide surfactants on octyltrimethoxysilane- modified silica surface. Soft Matter, 9(40), 9684-9691. DOI: 10.1039/c3sm51271a. Publication link: 8d1f684a-d62d-41a9-9387-e8a79d5b15ce
  • Tao, K., Wang, J., Li, Y., Xia, D., Shan, H., Xu, H., & Lu, J. R. (2013). Short peptide-directed synthesis of one-dimensional platinum nanostructures with controllable morphologies. Scientific Reports, 3, [2565]. DOI: 10.1038/srep02565. Publication link: 5eb316bc-738c-46f8-9f1e-8b060c87375e
  • Sun, Y., Yan, Y., Wang, M., Chen, C., Xu, H., & Lu, J. R. (2013). Controlled release of hydrophilic guest molecules from photoresponsive nucleolipid vesicles. ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 5(13), 6232-6236. DOI: 10.1021/am401169m. Publication link: 5aee3e62-3435-493a-99a9-b49d29f2e942
  • Xu, H., Li, P. X., Ma, K., Thomas, R. K., Penfold, J., & Lu, J. R. (2013). Limitations in the application of the gibbs equation to anionic surfactants at the air/water surface: Sodium dodecylsulfate and sodium dodecylmonooxyethylenesulfate above and below the CMC. Langmuir, 29(30), 9335-9351. DOI: 10.1021/la401835d. Publication link: 589ad040-e700-4a6d-9792-7e006ebe637a


  • Cao, C. H., Cao, M. W., Fan, H. M., Xia, D. H., Xu, H., & Lu, J. R. (2012). Redox modulated hydrogelation of a self-assembling short peptide amphiphile. Chinese Science Bulletin, 57(33), 4296-4303. DOI: 10.1007/s11434-012-5487-2. Publication link: fe755b03-3616-4541-ad8c-c73ad34dd188
  • Xiao, Z., Huo, F., Huang, Y., Zhu, X., & Lu, J. R. (2012). A novel 2,3-xylenol-utilizing Pseudomonas isolate capable of degrading multiple phenolic compounds. Bioresource Technology, 104, 59-64. DOI: 10.1016/j.biortech.2011.10.028. Publication link: e17c22b3-b0b2-4d2f-93b4-80065c9c6a8a
  • He, H., Feng, M., Hu, J., Chen, C., Wang, J., Wang, X., ... Lu, J. R. (2012). Designed short RGD peptides for one-pot aqueous synthesis of integrin-binding CdTe and CdZnTe quantum dots. ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 4(11), 6362-6370. DOI: 10.1021/am3020108. Publication link: bd476a34-1179-4b90-b8e7-3c9971cfca94
  • Xia, Y., Gu, Y., Zhou, X., Xu, H., Zhao, X., Yaseen, M., & Lu, J. R. (2012). Controllable stabilization of poly(N-isopropylacrylamide)-based microgel films through biomimetic mineralization of calcium carbonate. Biomacromolecules, 13(8), 2299-2308. DOI: 10.1021/bm300539f. Publication link: 191b51bc-79c4-4f71-815b-011d04d6eed6
  • Cowsill, B. J., Waigh, T. A., Eapen, S., Davies, R., & Lu, J. R. (2012). Interfacial structure and history dependent activity of immobilised antibodies in model pregnancy tests. Soft Matter, 8(38), 9847-9854. DOI: 10.1039/c2sm26133b. Publication link: 06ff8c96-e093-45bf-916a-d08514abad2e
  • Liu, J., Zhang, X., Wang, M., Liu, J., Cao, M., Lu, J., & Cui, Z. (2012). Characterization of photosystem i from spinach: Effect of solution pH. Photosynthesis Research, 112(1), 63-70. DOI: 10.1007/s11120-012-9737-6. Publication link: 038682b3-540f-4531-88f7-ac7dc667ccdd
  • Han, S., Xu, W., Meiwen, C., Jiqian, W., Xia, D., Xu, H., ... Lu, J. R. (2012). Interfacial adsorption of cationic peptide amphiphiles: A combined study of in situ spectroscopic ellipsometry and liquid AFM. Soft Matter, 8(3), 645-652. DOI: 10.1039/c1sm06203d. Publication link: 3f4cec48-ff4a-4bde-baac-81f8eff8bd30
  • Wang, J., Meng, G., Tao, K., Feng, M., Zhao, X., Li, Z., ... Lu, J. R. (2012). Immobilization of Lipases on Alkyl Silane Modified Magnetic Nanoparticles: Effect of Alkyl Chain Length on Enzyme Activity. PLoS ONE, 7(8), [e43478]. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0043478. Publication link: 34c36e16-9608-4dd2-8c84-b1e59f5f9d7b
  • Zhao, X., Pan, F., Garcia-Gancedo, L., Flewitt, A. J., Ashley, G. M., Luo, J., & Lu, J. R. (2012). Interfacial recognition of human prostate-specific antigen by immobilized monoclonal antibody: Effects of solution conditions and surface chemistry. Journal of the Royal Society Interface, 9(75), 2457-2467. DOI: 10.1098/rsif.2012.0148. Publication link: 3143a0cc-507a-4198-8c1e-598faf00de03
  • Xiao, Z., Wang, X., Huang, Y., Huo, F., Zhu, X., Xi, L., & Lu, J. R. (2012). Thermophilic fermentation of acetoin and 2,3-butanediol by a novel Geobacillus strain. Biotechnology for Biofuels, 5, [88]. DOI: 10.1186/1754-6834-5-88. Publication link: 9b2ba6fe-bf83-436f-94c7-a86a5a005bb6
  • Chen, C., Hu, J., Zhang, S., Zhou, P., Zhao, X., Xu, H., ... Lu, J. R. (2012). Molecular mechanisms of antibacterial and antitumor actions of designed surfactant-like peptides. Biomaterials, 33(2), 592-603. DOI: 10.1016/j.biomaterials.2011.09.059. Publication link: 8d1b84f7-afbd-403c-93ee-7b2886d6528d
  • García-Gancedo, L., Pedrós, J., Zhao, X. B., Ashley, G. M., Flewitt, A. J., Milne, W. I., ... Luo, J. K. (2012). Dual-mode thin film bulk acoustic wave resonators for parallel sensing of temperature and mass loading. Biosensors and Bioelectronics, 38(1), 369-374. DOI: 10.1016/j.bios.2012.06.023. Publication link: 817ad542-2d83-47d8-8e41-7867c60fb48b
  • Wang, S., Xue, J., Ge, X., Fan, H., Xu, H., & Lu, J. R. (2012). Biomimetic synthesis of silica nanostructures with controllable morphologies and sizes through tuning interfacial interactions. Chemical Communications, 48(75), 9415-9417. DOI: 10.1039/c2cc34667b. Publication link: 68235bfb-f0e7-46ff-8cfd-a07096d05d45
  • Wu, C., Zhao, K., Wang, X., Cao, M., Xu, H., & Lu, J. R. (2012). Dissolution of the calcite (104) face under specific calcite-aspartic acid interaction as revealed by in situ atomic force microscopy. Crystal Growth and Design, 12(5), 2594-2601. DOI: 10.1021/cg300194v. Publication link: 52558e0d-25e4-42a7-8918-3e7db9636371
  • Zhao, X., Ashley, G. M., Garcia-Gancedo, L., Jin, H., Luo, J., Flewitt, A. J., & Lu, J. R. (2012). Protein functionalized ZnO thin film bulk acoustic resonator as an odorant biosensor. Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical: international journal devoted to research and development of physical and chemical transducers , 163(1), 242-246. DOI: 10.1016/j.snb.2012.01.046. Publication link: 60fab5bc-75ea-4385-88f9-57a9e61a5508
  • Yang, L., Cheng, F., Liu, T., Lu, J. R., Song, K., Jiang, L., ... Guo, W. (2012). Comparison of mesenchymal stem cells released from poly(N- isopropylacrylamide) copolymer film and by trypsinization. Biomedical Materials (Bristol), 7(3), [035003]. DOI: 10.1088/1748-6041/7/3/035003. Publication link: 5d84bf0d-5fc1-4d99-b3cb-76f80299f28f


  • Wang, S., Ge, X., Xue, J., Fan, H., Mu, L., Li, Y., ... Lu, J. R. (2011). Mechanistic processes underlying biomimetic synthesis of silica nanotubes from self-assembled ultrashort peptide templates. Chemistry of Materials, 23(9), 2466-2474. DOI: 10.1021/cm2003885. Publication link: 63877eb7-fff6-4996-804a-262b83a2e97b
  • Liu, J., Zhang, Z., Liu, Z., Zhu, H., Dang, H., Lu, J., & Cui, Z. (2011). Production of Cold-Adapted Amylase by Marine Bacterium Wangia sp. C52: Optimization, Modeling, and Partial Characterization. Marine Biotechnology, 13(5), 837-844. DOI: 10.1007/s10126-010-9360-5. Publication link: 633a1358-41b0-4e73-9dbf-88fa386ab865
  • Zhao, X., Pan, F., Cowsill, B., Lu, J. R., Garcia-Gancedo, L., Flewitt, A. J., ... Luo, J. (2011). Interfacial immobilization of monoclonal antibody and detection of human prostate-specific antigen. Langmuir, 27(12), 7654-7662. DOI: 10.1021/la201245q. Publication link: 50c794f5-c121-483a-86ad-37819ae7abb1
  • Lu, J. R., Yaseen, M., Pan, F., Zhao, X., & Moo-Young, M. (Ed.) (2011). Enabling technologies: Surface modification to improve biocompatibility. In Comprehensive Biotechnology. (2nd ed., Vol. 5, pp. 65-81). Elsevier. . Publication link: 75f33987-6af9-44d4-afbc-5da2bd9bc1ed
  • Jia, D., Tao, K., Wang, J., Wang, C., Zhao, X., Yaseen, M., ... Lu, J. R. (2011). Dynamic adsorption and structure of interfacial bilayers adsorbed from lipopeptide surfactants at the hydrophilic silicon/water interface: Effect of the headgroup length. Langmuir, 27(14), 8798-8809. DOI: 10.1021/la105129m. Publication link: 81b12135-87c8-4097-9a75-9f3ce200a246
  • Liu, J., Yin, M., Zhu, H., Lu, J., & Cui, Z. (2011). Purification and characterization of a hyperthermostable Mn-superoxide dismutase from Thermus thermophilus HB27. Extremophiles, 15(2), 221-226. DOI: 10.1007/s00792-010-0350-3. Publication link: 843d0c2b-04f2-447a-b875-10454c6511e4
  • Liu, J., Lu, J., & Cui, Z. (2011). Enzymatic hydrolysis of cellulose in a membrane bioreactor: Assessment of operating conditions. Bioprocess and Biosystems Engineering, 34(5), 525-532. DOI: 10.1007/s00449-010-0501-z. Publication link: 8eb27fe2-90d5-4b57-a8b6-4c3187688c8a
  • Wu, C., Wang, X., Zhao, K., Cao, M., Xu, H., Xia, D., & Lu, J. R. (2011). Molecular modulation of calcite dissolution by organic acids. Crystal Growth and Design, 11(7), 3153-3162. DOI: 10.1021/cg200403t. Publication link: 9de8f85e-b820-4dfd-b86a-e4465b464d5a
  • Tao, K., Wang, J., Zhou, P., Wang, C., Xu, H., Zhao, X., & Lu, J. R. (2011). Self-assembly of short Aβ(16-22) peptides: Effect of terminal capping and the role of electrostatic interaction. Langmuir, 27(6), 2723-2730. DOI: 10.1021/la1034273. Publication link: 3d6c3410-5793-4bc0-add2-98bfe08b2159
  • Han, S., Cao, S., Wang, Y., Wang, J., Xia, D., Xu, H., ... Lu, J. R. (2011). Self-assembly of short peptide amphiphiles: The cooperative effect of hydrophobic interaction and hydrogen bonding. Chemistry - A European Journal, 17(46), 13095-13102. DOI: 10.1002/chem.201101970. Publication link: 47f21ad2-2f93-4e7e-b621-9d1a74a8c81f
  • Cao, M., Wang, Y., Ge, X., Cao, C., Wang, J., Xu, H., ... Lu, J. R. (2011). Effects of anions on nanostructuring of cationic amphiphilic peptides. Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 115(41), 11862-11871. DOI: 10.1021/jp205987w. Publication link: 1d0156fc-dd24-4a0f-b6da-057777eeb5b3
  • Jia, D., Tao, K., Wang, J., Wang, C., Zhao, X., Yaseen, M., ... Lu, J. R. (2011). Interfacial adsorption of lipopeptide surfactants at the silica/water interface studied by neutron reflection. Soft Matter, 7(5), 1777-1788. DOI: 10.1039/c0sm00581a. Publication link: 2036403b-06ea-4507-823c-67907fbb4335
  • Zhao, Z., Chen, Z., Zhao, X., Pan, F., Cai, M., Wang, T., ... Lei, M. (2011). Sphingosine-1-phosphate promotes the differentiation of human umbilical cord mesenchymal stem cells into cardiomyocytes under the designated culturing conditions. Journal of Biomedical Science, 18(1), [37]. DOI: 10.1186/1423-0127-18-37. Publication link: cab99108-be58-4349-a9f2-a04953ede331 | PubMed:21645412
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