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Publications

Submitted

2015

Jinwen Yu, Zhiyu Liu, Wen Jiang, Guansong Wang & Chengde Mao, “De Novo Design of an RNA Motif That Self-Assembles into Homo-Octameric Nanoprism”, Nat. Commun. 6:5724 | doi:10.1038/ncomms6724 (2015).

Fei Zhang, Shuoxing Jiang, Siyu Wu, Yulin Li, Chengde Mao, Yan Liu & Hao Yan, “Complex Wireframe DNA Origami Nanostructures with Multi-Arm Junction Vertices”, Nat. Nanotechnol. 10, 779-784 (2015).

Zhiyu Liu, Cheng Tian, Jinwen Yu, Yulin Li, Wen Jiang & Chengde Mao, “Self-Assembly of Responsive Multi-Layered DNA Nanocages”, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 137, 1730-1733 (2015).

Yulin Li, Zhiyu Liu, Weng Jiang & Chengde Mao, “Self-Assembly of Molecule-Like Nanoparticle Clusters Directed by DNA Nanocages”, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 137, 4320-4323 (2015).

Tae-Gon Cha, Jing Pan, Haorong Chen, Heather N. Robinson, Xiang Li, Chengde Mao, & Jong Hyun Choi, “Design Principles of DNA Enzyme Based Walkers: Translocation Kinetics And Photo-Regulation”, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 137, 9429-9437 (2015).

Yulin Li, Chen Tian, Zhiyu Liu, Wen Jiang & Chengde Mao, “Structural Transformation: Assembly of An Otherwise Inaccessible DNA Nanocages”, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 54, 5990-5993 (2015).

Jiemin Zhao, Arun Richard Chandrasekaran, Qian Li, Xiang Li, Ruojie Sha, Nadrian C. Seeman & Chengde Mao, “Post-Assembly Stabilization of Rationally Designed DNA Crystals”, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 54, 9921-9925 (2015).

Hua Zuo, Siyu Wu, Mo Li, Yulin Li, Wen Jiang & Chengde Mao, “A Case Study of the Likes and Dislikes of DNA and RNA in Self-Assembly”, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 54, 15118-15121 (2015). (Selected as Inside Cover).

Lin Niu, Xuyan Yang, Jihan Zhou, Chengde Mao, Haojun Liang & Dehai Liang, “Mechanism of DNA Assembly as Revealed by Energy Barriers”, Chem. Comm. 51, 7717-7720 (2015).

Guimei Yu , Rui Yan , Chuan Zhang , Chengde Mao , and Wen Jiang, “Single-Particle Cryo-EM and 3D Reconstruction of Hybrid Nanoparticles with Electron-Dense Components”, Small, DOI: 10.1002/smll.201500531 (2015).

Zaichun You, Hang Qian, Changzheng Wang, Binfeng He, Jiawei Yan, Chengde Mao & Guansong Wang, “Regulation of Vascular Smooth Muscle Cell Autophagy by DNA Nanotube-Conjugated mTOR siRNA”, Biomaterials 67, 137-150 (2015).

2014

Tae-Gon Cha, Jing Pan, Haorong Chen, Janette Salgado, Xiang Li, Chengde Mao, Jung Hyun Choi. "A Synthetic DNA Motor That Transports Nanoparticles Along Carbon NanotubesNat. Nanotechnol. 9, 39-42 (2014).

Chenhui Hao, Xiang Li, Cheng Tian, Wen Jiang, Guansong Wang & Chengde Mao, "Construction of RNA Nanocages by Re-Engineering the Packaging RNA (pRNA) of Phi29 Bacteriophage", Nat. Communications 5:3890 | DOI: 10.1038/ncomms4890 (2014).

David A. Rusling, Arun Richard Chandrasekaran, Yoel P. Ohayon, Tom Brown, Keith R. Fox, Ruojie Sha, Chengde Mao & Nadrian C. Seeman, "Functionalizing Designer DNACrystals with a Triple-Helical Veneer", Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 53, 3979-3982 (2014).

Cheng Tian, Xiang Li, Zhiyu Liu, Wen Jiang, Guansong Wang & Chengde Mao, "Directed Self-Assembly of DNA Tiles into Complex Nanocages", Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 53, 3979-3982(2014).

Zhou Nie, Pengfei Wang, Cheng Tian & Chengde Mao, "Synchronization of Two Assembly Processes to Build Responsive DNA Nanostructures", Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 53, 8402-8405 (2014).

Xiang Li, Chenhui Hao, Cheng Tian, Pengfei Wang & Chengde Mao, "Vernier Assembly: Controlling DNA Polymerization via Length Mismatching", Chem. Comm. 50, 6361-6363 (2014).

Zhiyu Liu & Chengde Mao, "Reporting Transient Molecular Events by DNA Strand Displacement", Chem. Comm. 50, 8239-8241 (2014).

Nadrian C. Seeman, Chengde Mao & Hao Yan, "Guest Editorial: Nucleic Acid Nanotechnology", Acc. Chem. Res. 47, 1643-1644 (2014).

Chuan Zhang, Xiang Li, Cheng Tian, Guimei Yu, Yulin Li, Weng Jiang & Chengde Mao, "DNA Nanocages Swallow Gold Nanoparticles (AuNPs) to Form AuNP@DNA Cage Core-Shell Structures", ACS Nano 8, 1130-1135 (2014).

Hang Qian, Cheng Tian, Jinwen Yu, Fei Guo, Ming-Sen Zheng, Wen Jiang, Quan-Feng Dong & Chengde Mao, "Self-Assembly of DNA Nanotubes with Defined Diameters and Lengths", Small 10855-858 (2014).

Pengfei Wang, Cheng Tian, Xiang Li & Chengde Mao, "Assembly of Barcode-like Nucleic Acid Nanostructures", Small 10, 3923-3926 (2014).

Cheng Tian, Chuan Zhang, Xiang Li, Chenhui Hao, Shuajiang Ye & Chengde Mao, "Approaching the Limit: Can One DNA Strand Assemble into Defined Nanostructures?", Langmuir 30, 5859-5862 (2013).

Xueping Liu, Guansong Wang, Zaichun You, Pin Qian, Huaping Chen, Yin Dou, Zhenghua Wei, Yan Chen, Chengde Mao, Jianxiang Zhang, "Inhibition of Hypoxia-Induced Proliferation of Pulmonary Arterial Smooth Muscle Cells by a mTOR siRNA-Loaded Cyclodextrin Nanovector", Biomaterials 35, 4401-4416 (2014).

Yingmei Li, Chuan Zhang, Cheng Tian & Chengde Mao, "A Nanomotor Involves a Metastable, Left-handed DNA Duplex", Org. Biomol. Chem. 12, 2543-2546 (2014).

 

2013

Zhou Nie, Xiang Li, Yingmei Li, Cheng Tian, Pengfei Wang & Chengde Mao, "Self-Assembly of DNA Nanoprisms with only Two Component Strands", Chem. Comm. 49, 2807-2809 (2013).

Pengfei Wang, Seung Hyeon Ko, Cheng Tian, Chenhui Hao & Chengde Mao, "RNA-CDNA Hybrid Origami: Folding of a Long RNA Single Strand Into Complex Nanostructures Using Short DNA Helper Strands", Chem. Comm. 49, 5462-5464 (2013).

Ruojie Sha, Jens J. Birktoft, Nam Nguyen, Arun Richard Chandrasekaran, Jianping Zheng, Xinshuai Zhao, Chengde Mao & Nadrian C. Seeman, "Self-Assembled DNA Crystals: The Impact on Resolution of 5-Phosphates and the DNA Source", Nano Lett. 13, 793-797 (2013).

Zhiyu Liu, Yingmei Li, Cheng Tian & Chengde Mao, "A Smart DNA Tetrahedron That Isothermally Assembles or Dissociates in Response to the Solution pH Value Changes", Biomacromolecules 14, 1711-1714 (2013).

Huaping Chen, Xueping Liu, Yin Dou, Binfeng He, Li Liu, Zhenghua Wei, Jin Li, Changzheng Wang, Chengde Mao, Jianxiang Zhang & Guansong Wang, "A Ph-Responsive Cyclodextrin-Based Hybrid Nanosystem As A Nonviral Vector For Gene Delivery", Biomaterials 34, 4159-4172 (2013).

 

2012

Chuan Zhang, Cheng Tian, Xiang Li, Hang Qian, Chenhui Hao, Wen Jiang & Chengde Mao, "Reversibly Switching the Surface Porosity of a DNA Tetrahedron", J. Am. Chem. Soc. 134, 11998-12001 (2012).

Cheng Tian, Chuan Zhang, Xiang Li, Yingmei Li, Guansong Wang & Chengde Mao, "Artificial, Parallel, Left-Handed DNA Helices", J. Am. Chem. Soc. 134, 20273-20275 (2012).

Chuan Zhang, Cheng Tian, Fei Guo, Zheng Liu, Wen Jiang & Chengde Mao, "DNA-Directed Three-Dimensional Protein Organization", Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 51, 3382-3385 (2012).

Chuan Zhang, Weimin Wu, Xiang Li, Cheng Tian, Hang Qian, Guansong Wang, Wen Jiang & Chengde Mao, "Controlling the Chirality of DNA Nanocages", Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 51, 7999-8002 (2012).

Xiang Li, Chuan Zhang, Chenhui Hao, Cheng Tian, Guansong Wang & Chengde Mao, "DNA Polyhedra with T-Linkage", ACS Nano 6, 5138-5142 (2012).

Nam Nguyen, Jens J. Birktoft, Ruojie Sha, Tong Wang, Jianping Zheng, Pamela E. Constantinou, Stephan L. Ginell, Yi Chen, Chengde Mao & Nadrian C. Seeman, "The Absence of Tertiary Interactions in a Self-Assembled DNA Crystal Structure", J. Mol. Recognit. 25, 234-237 (2012).

 

2011

Yu He, Tao Ye, Alexander E. Ribbe & Chengde Mao, "DNA-Templated Fabrication of Two-Dimensional Metallic Nanostructures by Thermal Evaporation Coating", J. Am. Chem. Soc. 133, 1742-1744 (2011).

Eugen Stulz, Guido Clever, Mitsuhiko Shionoya & Chengde Mao, "DNA in a Modern World", Chem. Soc. Rev. 40, 5633-5635 (2011).

 

2010

Seung Hyeon Ko, Min Su, Chuan Zhang, Alexander E. Ribbe, Wen Jiang & Chengde Mao, "Synergistic Self-Assembly of RNA and DNA Molecules", Nature Chemistry 2, 1050-1055 (2010).

Xing Wang, Xiaoping Zhang, Chengde Mao & Nadrian C. Seeman, "A Physical Signature for Double Stranded DNA Homology", Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 107, 12547-12552 (2010).

Tong Wang, Ruojie Sha, Jens Birktoft, Jianping Zheng, Chengde Mao & Nadrian C. Seeman, "A DNA Crystal Designed to Contain Two Asymmetric Units", J. Am. Chem. Soc. 132, 15471-15473 (2010).

Yu He, Min Su, Ping-an Fang, Chuan Zhang, Alexander E. Ribbe, Wen Jiang & Chengde Mao, "On the Chirality of Self-Assembled DNA Octahedra" Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 49, 748-751 (2010).

Chuan Zhang, Min Su, Yu He, Yujun Leng, Alexander E. Ribbe, Guansong Wang, Wen Jiang & Chengde Mao, "Exterior Modification of a DNA Tetrahedron", Chem. Comm. 46, 6792-6794 (2010).

 

2009

Jianping Zheng, Jens J. Birktoft, Yi Chen, Tong Wang, Ruojie Sha, Pamela E. Constantinou, Stephan L. Ginnell, Chengde Mao & Nadrian C. Seeman, "The Rational Design and Structural Analysis of a Self-Assembled Three-Dimensional DNA Crystal", Nature 461, 74-77 (2009).

Chuan Zhang, Seung Hyeon Ko, Min Su, Yujun Leng, Alexander E. Ribbe, Wen Jiang & Chengde Mao, "Symmetry Controls the Face Geometry of DNA Polyhedra", J. Am. Chem. Soc. 131, 1413-1415 (2009).

Xuping Sun, Seung Hyeon Ko, Chuan Zhang, Alexander E. Ribbe & Chengde Mao, "Surface-Mediated DNA Self-Assembly", J. Am. Chem. Soc. 131, 13248-13249 (2009).

Chuan Zhang, Yu He, Min Su, Seung Hyeon Ko, Tao Ye, Yujun Leng, Xuping Sun, Alexander E. Ribbe, Wen Jiang & Chengde Mao, "DNA Self-Assembly: From 2D to 3D", Faraday Discuss. 143, 221-233 (2009).

Yu He, Ye Tian & Chengde Mao, "Human Telomeric DNA Sequences Have a Peroxidase Apoenzyme Activity", Mol. Biosyst. 5, 238-240 (2009).

 

2008

Yu He, Tao Ye, Min Su, Chuan Zhang, Alexander E. Ribbe, Wen Jiang & Chengde Mao, "Hierarchical Self-Assembly of DNA into Symmetric Supramolecular Polyhedra", Nature 452, 198-201 (2008).

Chuan Zhang & Chengde Mao, "DNA Nanotechnology: Bacteria as Factories", Nature Nanotechnology. 3, 707-708 (2008).

Chengde Mao, "DNA Gets a Little Cagey", Nature Nanotechnology. 3, 75-76 (2008).

Chuan Zhang, Min Su, Yu He, Xin Zhao, Ping-an Fang, Alexander E. Ribbe, Wen Jiang & Chengde Mao, "Conformational Flexibility Facilitates Self-Assembly of Complex DNA Nanostructures", Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 105, 10665-10669 (2008).

Seung Hyeon Ko, Yi Chen, Dan Shu, Peixuan Guo & Chengde Mao, "Reversible Switching of pRNA Activity on the DNA Packaging Motor of Bacteriophage Phi29", J. Am. Chem. Soc. 130, 17684-17687 (2008).

Yi Chen & Chengde Mao, "pH-Induced Reversible Expansion/Contraction of Gold Nanoparticle Aggregates", Small 4, 2191-2194 (2008).

Yu He, Seung Hyeon Ko, Ye Tian, Alexander E. Ribbe & Chengde Mao, "Complexity Emerges from Lattice Overlapping: Implications for Nanopatterning", Small 4, 1329-1331 (2008).

Seung Hyeon Ko, Haipeng Liu, Yi Chen & Chengde Mao, "DNA Nanotubes as Combinatorial Vehicles for Cellular Delivery", Biomacromolecules 9, 3039-3043 (2008).

 

2007

Yi Chen, Haipeng Liu, Tao Ye, Junghwa Kim & Chengde Mao, "DNA-Directed Assembly of Single-Wall Carbon Nanotubes", J. Am. Chem. Soc. 129, 8696-8697 (2007).

Chuan Zhang, Yu He, Yi Chen, Alexander E. Ribbe & Chengde Mao, "Aligning One-Dimensional DNA Duplexes into Two-Dimensional Crystals", J. Am. Chem. Soc. 129, 14134-14135 (2007).

Haipeng Liu, Tao Ye & Chengde Mao, "Fluorescent Carbon Nanoparticles Derived from Candle Soot", Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 46, 6473-6475 (2007).

Yu He, Ye Tian, Yi Chen, Alexander E. Ribbe & Chengde Mao, "Geometric Self-Sorting in DNA Self-Assembly", ChemComm. 165-167 (2007).

Yu He, Haipeng Liu, Yi Chen, Ye Tian, Seung Hyeon Ko, Tao Ye & Chengde Mao, "DNA Based Nanofabrications", Microscopy Research and Technique 70, 522-529 (2007).

Yu He, Ye Tian, Yi Chen, Tao Ye & Chengde Mao, "Cation-Dependent Switching of DNA Nanostructures", Macromolecular Bioscience 7, 1060-1064 (2007).

 

2006

Yu He, Ye Tian, Alex E. Ribbe & Chengde Mao, "Antibody Nanoarrays with a Pitch of 20 Nanometers", J. Am. Chem. Soc. 128, 12664-12665 (2006).

Yu He, Ye Tian, Alex E. Ribbe & Chengde Mao, "Highly Connected Two-Dimensional Crystals of DNA Six-Point-Stars", J. Am. Chem. Soc. 128, 15978-15979 (2006).

Haipeng Liu, Yi. Chen, Yu He, Alexander E. Ribbe & Chengde Mao, "Approaching the Limit: Can One DNA Oligonucleotide Assemble into Large Nanostructures", Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 45, 1942-1945 (2006).

Yu He, Chengde Mao, "Balancing Flexibility and Stress in DNA Nanostructures", ChemComm. 968-969 (2006).

Ye Tian, Yu He & Chengde Mao, "Cascade Signal Amplification for DNA Detection", ChemBioChem 7, 1862-1864 (2006).

Ye Tian, Yu He, Alexander E. Ribbe & Chengde Mao, "Preparation of Branched Structures with Long DNA Duplex Arms", Org. Biomol. Chem. 4, 3404-3405 (2006).

John Lund, Jianchun Dong, Zhaoxiang Deng, Chengde Mao, Babak A. Parviz, "Electrical Conduction in 7 nm Wires Constructed on "-DNA", Nanotechnology 17, 2752-2757 (2006).

 

2005

Yu He, Yi Chen, Haipeng Liu, Alexander E. Ribbe & Chengde Mao, "Self-Assembly of Hexagonal DNA Two-Dimensional (2D) Arrays", J. Am. Chem. Soc. 127, 12202-12203 (2005).

Zhaoxiang Deng, Ye Tian, Seung-Hyun Lee, Alexander E. Ribbe & Chengde Mao, "DNA-Encoded Self-Assembly of Gold Nanoparticles into One-Dimensional Arrays", Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 44, 3582-3585 (2005).

Ye Tian, Yu He, Yi Chen, Peng Yin & Chengde Mao, "A DNAzyme That Walks Processively and Autonomously along a One-Dimensional Track", Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 44, 4355-4358 (2005).

Yu He, Ye Tian, Yi Chen, Zhaoxiang Deng, Alexander E. Ribbe & Chengde Mao, "Sequence Symmetry as a Tool for Designing DNA Nanostructures", Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 44, 6694-6696 (2005).

Ye Tian & Chengde Mao, "Template-Free, Polymerase-Free DNA Polymerization", Chem. Comm, 2667-2671 (2005).

Frederick, Mathieu, Shiping Liao, Jens Kopatsch, Tong Wang, Chengde Mao & Nadrian C. Seeman, "Six-Helix Bundles Designed from DNA", Nano Lett. 5, 661-665 (2005).

Ye Tian & Chengde Mao, "DNAzyme Amplification of Molecular Beacon Signal", Talanta 67, 532-537 (2005).

Yi Chen & Chengde Mao, "Regulating Enzyme Activities in a Multiple-Enzyme Complex", ChemBioChem 6, 999-1002 (2005).

Haipeng Liu, Yu He, Alexander E. Ribbe & Chengde Mao, "Two-Dimensional (2D) DNA Crystals Assembled from Two DNA Strands", Biomacromolecules 6, 2943-2945 (2005).

Zhaoxiang Deng, Seung-Hyun Lee & Chengde Mao, "DNA as Nanoscale Building Blocks", J. Nanosci. Nanotech.5, 1954-1963 (2005).

 

2004

Dage Liu, Mingsheng Wang, Zhaoxiang Deng, Richard Walulu & Chengde Mao, "Tensegrity: Construction of Rigid DNA Triangles with Flexible Four-Arm DNA Junctions", J. Am. Chem. Soc. 126, 2324-2325 (2004).

Yi Chen & Chengde Mao, "Putting a Brake on an Autonomous DNA Nanomotor", J. Am. Chem. Soc. 126, 8626-8627 (2004).

Ye Tian & Chengde Mao, "Molecular Gears: A Pair of DNA Circles Continuously Rolls against Each Other", J. Am. Chem. Soc. 126, 11410-11411 (2004).

Yi Chen & Chengde Mao, "Reprogramming DNA-Directed Reactions on the Basis of a DNA Conformational Change", J. Am. Chem. Soc. 126, 13240-13241 (2004).

Yi Chen, Mingsheng Wang & Chengde Mao, "An Autonomous DNA Nanomotor Powered by a DNA Enzyme", Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 43, 3554-3557 (2004).

Zhaoxiang Deng & Chengde Mao, "Molecular Lithography with DNA Nanostructures", Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 43, 4068-4070 (2004).

Yi Chen, Seung-Hyun Lee & Chengde Mao, "A DNA Nanomachine Based on Duplex-Triplex Transition", Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 43, 5335-5338 (2004).

Dan Shu, W. D. Moll, Zhaoxiang Deng, Chengde Mao & Peixuan Guo, "Bottom-up Assembly of RNA Arrays and Superstructures as Potential Parts in Nanotechnology", Nano Lett. 4, 1717-1723 (2004).

Zhaoxiang Deng & Chengde Mao, "Two-Dimensional Hexagonally Oriented CdCl2.H2O Nanorod Assembly: Formation and Replication", Langmuir 20, 8078-8082 (2004).

Shiping Liao, Chengde Mao, Jens J. Birktoft, Stewart Shuman & Nadrian Seeman, "Resolution of Undistorted Symmetric Immobile DNA Junctions by Vaccinia Topoisomerase I", Biochemistry 43, 1520-1531 (2004).

Seung-Hyun Lee & Chengde Mao, "DNA Nanotechnology", BioTechniques 37, 517-519 (2004).

Allessandra Carbone, Chengde Mao, Pamela E. Constantinou, Baoquan Ding, Jens Kopatsch, William B Sherman & Nadrian C. Seeman, "3D Fractal DNA Assembly from Coding, Geometry and Protection", Natural Computing 3, 235-252 (2004).

 

2003

Zhaoxiang Deng & Chengde Mao, "DNA-Templated Fabrication of 1D Parallel and 2D Crossed Metallic Nanowire Arrays", Nano Letters 3, 1545-1548 (2003)