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Gu Z; Rolfe BE; Thomas AC; Campbell JH; Lu GQ; Xu ZP, 2012, 'Heparin-related Nanomaterials', in Piyathilake DE; Liang R (ed.), Heparin, Properties, Uses and Side Effects, Nova Publisher, pp. 159 - 178

Journal articles

Guo Z; Liu J; Li Y; McDonald JA; Bin Zulkifli MY; Khan SJ; Xie L; Gu Z; Kong B; Liang K, 2020, 'Biocatalytic metal-organic framework nanomotors for active water decontamination.', Chem Commun (Camb), http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/d0cc06429g

Guo X; Li F; Liu C; Zhu Y; Xiao N; Gu Z; Luo D; Jiang J; Yang D, 2020, 'Construction of Organelle-Like Architecture by Dynamic DNA Assembly in Living Cells', Angewandte Chemie - International Edition, vol. 59, pp. 20651 - 20658, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/anie.202009387

Zhang H; Cao Z; Zhang Q; Xu J; Yun SLJ; Liang K; Gu Z, 2020, 'Chemotaxis-Driven 2D Nanosheet for Directional Drug Delivery toward the Tumor Microenvironment', Small, vol. 16, pp. e2002732, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/smll.202002732

Zhao H; Zhao H; Jiao Y; Zhu Y; Liu C; Li F; Wang Y; Gu Z; Yang D, 2020, 'Biosynthetic molecular imaging probe for tumor-targeted dual-modal fluorescence/magnetic resonance imaging', Biomaterials, vol. 256, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biomaterials.2020.120220

Xie W; Guo Z; Gao Q; Wang D; Liang K; Gu Z; Zhao LY, 2020, 'Manganese-Doped Layered Double Hydroxide: A Biodegradable Theranostic Nanoplatform with Tumor Microenvironment Response for Magnetic Resonance Imaging-Guided Photothermal Therapy', ACS Applied Bio Materials, vol. 3, pp. 5845 - 5855, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acsabm.0c00564

Liu J; Guo Z; Kordanovski M; Kaltbeitzel J; Zhang H; Cao Z; Gu Z; Wich PR; Lord M; Liang K, 2020, 'Metal-organic frameworks as protective matrices for peptide therapeutics', Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, vol. 576, pp. 356 - 363, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcis.2020.05.057

Zhang Q; Liang J; Yun SLJ; Liang K; Yang D; Gu Z, 2020, 'Recent advances in improving tumor-targeted delivery of imaging nanoprobes', Biomaterials Science, vol. 8, pp. 4108 - 4125, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/d0bm00761g

Li B; Hao G; Sun B; Gu Z; Xu ZP, 2020, 'Engineering a Therapy-Induced “Immunogenic Cancer Cell Death” Amplifier to Boost Systemic Tumor Elimination', Advanced Functional Materials, vol. 30, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/adfm.201909745

Tang J; Yao C; Gu Z; Jung S; Luo D; Yang D, 2020, 'Super-Soft and Super-Elastic DNA Robot with Magnetically Driven Navigational Locomotion for Cell Delivery in Confined Space', Angewandte Chemie - International Edition, vol. 59, pp. 2490 - 2495, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/anie.201913549

Cao Z; Li B; Sun L; Li L; Xu ZP; Gu Z, 2020, '2D Layered Double Hydroxide Nanoparticles: Recent Progress toward Preclinical/Clinical Nanomedicine', Small Methods, vol. 4, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/smtd.201900343

Zhao H; Liu C; Gu Z; Dong L; Li F; Yao C; Yang D, 2020, 'Persistent Luminescent Nanoparticles Containing Hydrogels for Targeted, Sustained, and Autofluorescence-Free Tumor Metastasis Imaging', Nano Letters, vol. 20, pp. 252 - 260, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acs.nanolett.9b03755

Guo X; Li F; Liu C; Zhu Y; Xiao N; Gu Z; Luo D; Jiang J; Yang D, 2020, 'Construction of Organelle-Like Architecture by Dynamic DNA Assembly in Living Cells', Angewandte Chemie, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ange.202009387

Lv J; Dong Y; Gu Z; Yang D, 2020, 'Programmable DNA Nanoflowers for Biosensing, Bioimaging, and Therapeutics', Chemistry - A European Journal, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/chem.202002242

Ge J; Zhang Q; Zeng J; Gu Z; Gao M, 2020, 'Radiolabeling nanomaterials for multimodality imaging: New insights into nuclear medicine and cancer diagnosis', Biomaterials, vol. 228, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biomaterials.2019.119553

Zhao H; Shu G; Zhu J; Fu Y; Gu Z; Yang D, 2019, 'Persistent luminescent metal-organic frameworks with long-lasting near infrared emission for tumor site activated imaging and drug delivery', Biomaterials, vol. 217, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biomaterials.2019.119332

Guo Z; Wang T; Rawal A; Hou J; Cao Z; Zhang H; Xu J; Gu Z; Chen V; Liang K, 2019, 'Biocatalytic self-propelled submarine-like metal-organic framework microparticles with pH-triggered buoyancy control for directional vertical motion', Materials Today, vol. 28, pp. 10 - 16, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.mattod.2019.04.022

Qian X; Zhang J; Gu Z; Chen Y, 2019, 'Nanocatalysts-augmented Fenton chemical reaction for nanocatalytic tumor therapy', Biomaterials, vol. 211, pp. 1 - 13, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biomaterials.2019.04.023

Yuan Y; Gu Z; Yao C; Luo D; Yang D, 2019, 'Nucleic Acid–Based Functional Nanomaterials as Advanced Cancer Therapeutics', Small, vol. 15, pp. e1900172, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/smll.201900172

Zhang P; Zeng X; Wen X; Yang C; Ouyang S; Li P; Gu Z; Wu D; Frost RL, 2019, 'Insights into efficient removal and mechanism for ammonium from aqueous solution on tricalcium aluminate', Chemical Engineering Journal, vol. 366, pp. 11 - 20, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cej.2019.02.010

Xie W; Guo Z; Cao Z; Gao Q; Wang D; Boyer C; Kavallaris M; Sun X; Wang X; Zhao L; Gu Z, 2019, 'Manganese-Based Magnetic Layered Double Hydroxide Nanoparticle: A pH-Sensitive and Concurrently Enhanced T1/ T2-Weighted Dual-Mode Magnetic Resonance Imaging Contrast Agent', ACS Biomaterials Science and Engineering, vol. 5, pp. 2555 - 2562, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acsbiomaterials.8b01618

Gao S; Hou J; Zeng J; Richardson JJ; Gu Z; Gao X; Li D; Gao M; Wang DW; Chen P; Chen V; Liang K; Zhao D; Kong B, 2019, 'Superassembled Biocatalytic Porous Framework Micromotors with Reversible and Sensitive pH-Speed Regulation at Ultralow Physiological H 2 O 2 Concentration', Advanced Functional Materials, vol. 29, pp. 1808900 - 1808900, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/adfm.201808900

Zhang P; Ouyang S; Li P; Gu Z; Huang Y; Deng S, 2019, 'Effect of anion co-existence on ionic organic pollutants removal over Ca based layered double hydroxide', Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, vol. 534, pp. 440 - 446, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcis.2018.09.019

Chua S; Fang R; Sun Z; Wu M; Gu Z; Wang Y; Hart JN; Sharma N; Li F; Wang DW, 2018, 'Hybrid Solid Polymer Electrolytes with Two-Dimensional Inorganic Nanofillers', Chemistry - A European Journal, vol. 24, pp. 18180 - 18203, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/chem.201804781

Cao Z; Zhang L; Liang K; Cheong S; Boyer C; Gooding JJ; Chen Y; Gu Z, 2018, 'Biodegradable 2D Fe–Al Hydroxide for Nanocatalytic Tumor-Dynamic Therapy with Tumor Specificity', Advanced Science, vol. 5, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/advs.201801155

Li B; Tang J; Chen W; Hao G; Kurniawan N; Gu Z; Xu ZP, 2018, 'Novel theranostic nanoplatform for complete mice tumor elimination via MR imaging-guided acid-enhanced photothermo-/chemo-therapy', Biomaterials, vol. 177, pp. 40 - 51, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biomaterials.2018.05.055

Cao Z; Adnan NNM; Wang G; Rawal A; Shi B; Liu R; Liang K; Zhao L; Gooding JJ; Boyer C; Gu Z, 2018, 'Enhanced colloidal stability and protein resistance of layered double hydroxide nanoparticles with phosphonic acid-terminated PEG coating for drug delivery', Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, vol. 521, pp. 242 - 251, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcis.2018.03.006

Gu Z; Yan S; Cheong S; Cao Z; Zuo H; Thomas AC; Rolfe BE; Xu ZP, 2018, 'Layered double hydroxide nanoparticles: Impact on vascular cells, blood cells and the complement system', Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, vol. 512, pp. 404 - 410, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcis.2017.10.069

Zuo H; Chen W; Li B; Xu K; Cooper H; Gu Z; Xu ZP, 2017, 'MnAl Layered Double Hydroxide Nanoparticles as a Dual-Functional Platform for Magnetic Resonance Imaging and siRNA Delivery', Chemistry - A European Journal, vol. 23, pp. 14299 - 14306, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/chem.201702835

Qian X; Gu Z; Chen Y, 2017, 'Two-dimensional black phosphorus nanosheets for theranostic nanomedicine', Materials Horizons, vol. 4, pp. 800 - 816, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c7mh00305f

Li B; Gu Z; Kurniawan N; Chen W; Xu ZP, 2017, 'Manganese-Based Layered Double Hydroxide Nanoparticles as a T1-MRI Contrast Agent with Ultrasensitive pH Response and High Relaxivity', Advanced Materials, vol. 29, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/adma.201700373

Gu Z; Yang B; Yu C, 2017, 'Nanomedicine-Augmented Cancer-Localized Treatment by 3D Theranostic Implants', Journal of Biomedical Nanotechnology, vol. 13, pp. 871 - 890, http://dx.doi.org/10.1166/jbn.2017.2401

Harrison R; Li L; Gu Z; Xu ZP, 2017, 'Controlling mesoporous silica-coating of layered double hydroxide nanoparticles for drug control release', Microporous and Mesoporous Materials, vol. 238, pp. 97 - 104, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.micromeso.2016.04.031

Li L; Gu Z; Gu W; Liu J; Xu ZP, 2016, 'Efficient drug delivery using SiO2-layered double hydroxide nanocomposites', Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, vol. 470, pp. 47 - 55, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcis.2016.02.042

Pavlovic M; Li L; Dits F; Gu Z; Adok-Sipiczki M; Szilagyi I, 2016, 'Aggregation of layered double hydroxide nanoparticles in the presence of heparin: towards highly stable delivery systems', RSC ADVANCES, vol. 6, pp. 16159 - 16167, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c5ra26072h

Li L; Gu Z; Gu WY; Xu ZP, 2016, 'Direct synthesis of layered double hydroxide nanosheets for efficient siRNA delivery', RSC Advances, vol. 6, pp. 95518 - 95526, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c6ra19225d

Zuo H; Gu Z; Cooper H; Xu ZP, 2015, 'Crosslinking to enhance colloidal stability and redispersity of layered double hydroxide nanoparticles', Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, vol. 459, pp. 10 - 16, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcis.2015.07.063

Shi S; Fliss BC; Gu Z; Zhu Y; Hong H; Valdovinos HF; Hernandez R; Goel S; Luo H; Chen F; Barnhart TE; Nickles RJ; Xu ZP; Cai W, 2015, 'Chelator-Free Labeling of Layered Double Hydroxide Nanoparticles for in Vivo PET Imaging', SCIENTIFIC REPORTS, vol. 5, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/srep16930

Gu Z; Zuo H; Wu A; Xu ZP, 2015, 'Stabilization of layered double hydroxide nanoparticles by bovine serum albumin pre-coating for drug/gene delivery', JOURNAL OF CONTROLLED RELEASE, vol. 213, pp. E150 - E151, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jconrel.2015.05.255

Gu Z; Atherton JJ; Xu ZP, 2015, 'Hierarchical layered double hydroxide nanocomposites: structure, synthesis and applications', CHEMICAL COMMUNICATIONS, vol. 51, pp. 3024 - 3036, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c4cc07715f

Gu Z; Zuo H; Li L; Wu A; Xu ZP, 2015, 'Pre-coating layered double hydroxide nanoparticles with albumin to improve colloidal stability and cellular uptake', JOURNAL OF MATERIALS CHEMISTRY B, vol. 3, pp. 3331 - 3339, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c5tb00248f

Gu Z; Wu A; Li L; Xu ZP, 2014, 'Influence of hydrothermal treatment on physicochemical properties and drug release of anti-inflammatory drugs of intercalated layered double hydroxide nanoparticles', Pharmaceutics, vol. 6, pp. 235 - 248, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/pharmaceutics6020235

Gu Z; Rolfe BE; Thomas AC; Xu ZP, 2013, 'Restenosis treatments using nanoparticle-based drug delivery systems', Current Pharmaceutical Design, vol. 19, pp. 6330 - 6339, http://dx.doi.org/10.2174/1381612811319350009

Yang D; Peng S; Hartman MR; Gupton-Campolongo T; Rice EJ; Chang AK; Gu Z; Lu GQM; Luo D, 2013, 'Enhanced transcription and translation in clay hydrogel and implications for early life evolution', SCIENTIFIC REPORTS, vol. 3, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/srep03165

Gu Z; Rolfe BE; Xu ZP; Campbell JH; Lu GQM; Thomas AC, 2012, 'Antibody-targeted drug delivery to injured arteries using layered double hydroxide nanoparticles', Advanced Healthcare Materials, vol. 1, pp. 669 - 673, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/adhm.201200069

Gu Z; Rolfe BE; Thomas AC; Campbell JH; Lu GQM; Xu ZP, 2011, 'Cellular trafficking of low molecular weight heparin incorporated in layered double hydroxide nanoparticles in rat vascular smooth muscle cells', Biomaterials, vol. 32, pp. 7234 - 7240, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biomaterials.2011.05.083

Xu ZP; Gu Z; Cheng X; Rasoul F; Whittaker AK; Lu GQM, 2011, 'Controlled release of ketorolac through nanocomposite films of hydrogel and LDH nanoparticles', JOURNAL OF NANOPARTICLE RESEARCH, vol. 13, pp. 1253 - 1264, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11051-010-0118-9

Gu Z; Rolfe BE; Xu ZP; Thomas AC; Campbell JH; Lu GQM, 2010, 'Enhanced effects of low molecular weight heparin intercalated with layered double hydroxide nanoparticles on rat vascular smooth muscle cells', Biomaterials, vol. 31, pp. 5455 - 5462, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biomaterials.2010.03.050

Pang Z; Tan X; Ding R; Gu Z; Liu S, 2008, 'Preparation, characterization and catalytic performance of SrTi0.9Li0.1O3 ultrafine powders', Ceramics International, vol. 34, pp. 1805 - 1810, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ceramint.2007.06.012

Gu Z; Thomas AC; Xu ZP; Campbell JH; Lu GQ, 2008, 'In vitro sustained release of LMWH from MgAl-layered double hydroxide nanohybrids', CHEMISTRY OF MATERIALS, vol. 20, pp. 3715 - 3722, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/cm703602t


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