Pre-NTU Publications


  1. Vemula P, Kohler JE, Blass A, Williams M, Xu CJ, Chen L, Jadhav SR, John G, Soybel DI, Karp JM.  Self-assembled hydrogel fibers for sensing the multi-compartment intracellular milieu. Scientific Reports. 2014; 4:4466 #

  2. Lang N, Pereira MJ, Friehs I, Vasilyev N, Feins E, Ablasser K, O’Cearbhaill E, Xu CJ, Fabozzo A , Lee Y, Padera R, Wasserman S, Freudenthal F , Ferreira L, Langer R, Karp JM, del Nido PJ. A blood-resistant surgical glue for minimally invasive repair of vessels and heart defects. Science Translational Medicine. 6, 218ra6 (2014) [Cover] #

  3. Ankrum J, Miranda O, Ng K, Sarkar D, Xu CJ, Karp JM. Engineering cells with intracellular agent–loaded microparticles to control cell phenotype.  Nature Protocols. 2014; 9(2), 233-245 #

  4. **Liu Y, **Gao Y, Xu CJ. Using magnetic nanoparticles to manipulate biological objects. Chinese Physics B. 2013; 22(9):097503

  5. Xu CJ, Zhao W. Nanoparticle-based Monitoring of Stem Cell Therapy. Theranostics 2013; 3(8):616-617 #

  6. Eckert MA, Vu PQ, Zhang K, Kang D, Ali MM, Xu CJ. Zhao W. Novel Molecular And Nanosensors For In Vivo Sensing. Theranostics. 2013;3(8):583-594 #

  7. Wang Y, Xu CJ, Ow H. Commercial nanoparticles for Stem cell labeling and Tracking. Theranostics. 2013; 3(8):544-560 #

  8. **Gao Y, Cui Y, Chan JKY, Xu CJ. Stem cell tracking with optically active nanoparticles. Am J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 2013; 3(3):232-246.

  9. Xu CJ, Sun SH. New forms of superparamagnetic nanoparticles for biomedical applications. Advanced Drug Delivery Review (2013); 65(5): 732-743. #

  10. Xu CJ, Poh YKC, Roes I, O’Cearbhaill ED, Matthiesen ME, Mu L, Yang SY, Miranda-Nieves D, Irimia D, Karp JM. A Portable Chemotaxis Platform for Short and Long Term Analysis. PLoS ONE (2012) 7(9):e44995. #

  11. Xu CJ, Miranda-Nieves D, Ankum J.A., Matthiesen M.E., Philips J.A., Roes I, Wojtkiewicz GR, Kultima JR, Zhao W, Vemular PK, Lin CP, Nahrendorf M., Karp JM. Tracking Mesenchymal Stem Cells with Iron Oxide Nanoparticles Loaded Poly(lactide-co-glycolide) Microparticles. Nano Letters (2012); 12(8): 4131#

  12. Ho DN, Kohler N, Sigdel A, Kalluri R, Morgan JR, Xu CJ, Sun S. Penetration of endothelial cell coated multicellular tumor spheroid by iron oxide nanoparticles. Theranostics  (2012); 2(1): 66-75 #

  13. Xu CJ, Mu L, Roes I, Miranda-Nieves D., Nahrendorf M., Ankum J.A., Zhao W, Karp JM. Nanoparticle-based Monitoring of Cell Therapy. Nanotechnology2011; 22, 494001#

  14. Xu CJ, Yuan ZL, Kohler N, Kim JM, Chung MA, Sun SH. FePt Nanoparticles as an Fe Reservoir for Controlled Fe Release and Tumor Inhibition. Journal of the American Chemical Society (2009); 131(42): 15346-15351#

  15. Xu CJ, Sun SH. Superparamagnetic Nanoparticles as Targeted Probes for Diagnostic and Therapeutic Applications. Dalton Transactions. (2009); 5583-5591. #

  16. Cheng K, Peng S, Xu CJ, Sun SH. Porous Hollow Fe3O4 Nanoparticles for Targeted Delivery and Controlled Release of Cisplatin. Journal of the American Chemical Society (2009); 131, 10637-10644 #

  17. Wang C, Xu CJ, Zeng H, Sun SH. Recent Progress in Syntheses and Applications of Dumbbell-like Nanoparticles. Advanced Materials. (2009); 21: 3045-3052 #

  18. Young KL, Xu CJ, Xie J, Sun SH. Conjugating Methotrexate to Magnetite (Fe3O4) Nanoparticles via Trichloro-s-Triazine. Journal of Materials Chemistry (2009); 19: 6400-6406 #

  19. Xu CJ, Wang BD, Sun SH. Dumbbell-like Au-Fe3O4 Nanoparticles for Target-Specific Platin Delivery. Journal of the American Chemical Society (2009); 131(12): 4216-4217 #

  20. Wang BD, Xu CJ, Xie J, Yang ZY, Sun SH. pH Controlled Release of Chromone from Chromone-Fe3O4 Nanoparticles. Journal of the American Chemical Society (2008); 130(44): 14436-14437#

  21. Xu CJ, Tung GA, Sun SH. Size and Concentration Effect of Gold Nanoparticles on X-ray Attenuation As Measured on Computed Tomography. Chemistry of Materials (2008); 20(13): 4167-4169 #

  22. Shen WF, Schrag BD, Carter MJ, Xie J, Xu CJ, Sun SH, Xiao G. Detection of DNA labeled with magnetic nanoparticles using MgO-based magnetic tunnel junction sensors. Journal of Applied Physics (2008); 103(7, Pt.2): 07A306/1-07A306/3 #

  23. Xie J, Chen K, Lee HY, Xu CJ, Hsu AR, Peng S, Chen XY, Sun SH.   Ultrasmall c(RGDyK)-Coated Fe3O4 Nanoparticles and Their Specific Targeting to Integrin αvβ3-Rich Tumor Cells. Journal of the American Chemical Society (2008); 130(24): 7542-7543 #

  24. Lee HY, Lee SH, Xu CJ, Xie J, Lee JH, Wu B, Koh AL, Wang XY, Sinclair R, Wang SX, Nishimura DG, Biswal S, Sun SH, Cho SH, Chen XY. Synthesis and Characterization of PVP-coated large core iron oxide nanoparticles as an MRI contrast agent. Nanotechnology (2008); 19: 165101#

  25. Lee HY, Li Z, Chen K, Hsu AR, Xu CJ, Xie J, Sun SH, Chen XY. PET/MRI dual-modality tumor imaging using arginine-glycine-aspartic (RGD) – Conjugated radiolabeled iron oxide nanoparticles. Journal of nuclear medicine, 2008, 49(8), 1371-1379#

  26. Xu CJ, Xie J, Kohler N, Walsh E, Chin YE, Sun SH. Monodisperse Magnetite Nanoparticles Coupled with Nuclear Localization Signal Peptide for Cell-Nucleus Targeting. Chemistry-an Asian Journal (2008); 3: 548-552 #

  27. Xu CJ, Xie J, Don H, Wang C, Kohler N, Walsh E, Morgan J, Chin YE, Sun SH. Au-Fe3O4 Dumbbell Nanoparticles as Dual-Functional Probes. Angewandte Chemie International Edition (2008);47: 173-176 #

  28. Xu CJ, Sun SH. Monodisperse Magnetic Nanoparticles for Biomedical Applications. Polymer International (2007); 56(7): 821-826

  29. Xie J, Xu CJ, Kohler N, Hou YL, Sun SH. Controlled PEGlation of Monodisperse Fe3O4 Nanoparticles for Reduced Non-specific Uptake by Macrophage Cells. Advanced Materials (2007); 19(20): 3163-3166 #

  30. Xie J, Xu CJ, Xu Z, Hou YL, Young KL, Wang SX, Pourmond N, Sun SH. Linking hydrophilic macromolecules to monodisperse magnetite (Fe3O4) nanoparticles via trichloro-s-triazine. Chemistry of Materials (2006); 18(23): 5401-5403 #

  31. Xu CJ, Xing B, Rao JH. A self-assembled quantum dot probe for detecting beta-lactamase activity. Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications (2006); 344(3): 931-935. #

  32. So MK, Xu CJ, Loening AM, Gambhir SS, Rao JH. Self-illuminating quantum dot conjugates for in vivo imaging. Nature Biotechnology (2006); 24(3): 339-343 (*Same Contribution) #

  33. Gu HW, Xu K, Xu CJ, Xu B. Biofunctional magnetic nanoparticles for protein separation and pathogen detection. Chemical Communications (2006); (9): 941-949#

  34. Xu CJ, Xu K, Gu HW, Zheng RK, Liu H, Zhang XX, Guo Z, Xu B.  Dopamine as a robust anchor to immobilize functional molecules on the iron oxide shell of magnetic nanoparticles. Journal of the American Chemical Society (2004); 126(32): 9938-9939#

  35. Xu CJ, Xu K, Gu HW, Zhong X, Guo Z, Zheng RK, Zhang XX, Xu B.  Nitrilotriacetic acid-modified magnetic nanoparticles as a general agent to bind histidine-tagged proteins. Journal of the American Chemical Society (2004); 126(11): 3392-3393#

  36. Gu HW, Xu CJ, Weng LT, Xu B. Solventless Polymerization: Spatial Migration of a Catalyst to Form Polymeric Thin Films in Microchannels. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 2003; 125 (31): 9256-9257#

  37. Gu HW, Fu D, Xu CJ, Tang J, Xu B. Solventless polymerization to grow thin films on solid substrates and its applications. American Chemical Society, Division of Polymer Chemistry. 2003; 44 (1): 852-853