The Xu Group at Brandeis University

2002-present

157 Shi, J. F.; Du, X. W.; Huang, Y. B.; Zhou, J.; Yuan, D.; Wu, D. D.; Zhang, Y.; Haburcak, R.; Epstein, I. R.*; Xu, B.* “Ligand-Receptor Interaction Catalyzes the Aggregation of Small Molecules to Induce Cell Necroptosis” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2015, in press.
156 Du, X. W.; Zhou, J.; Xu, B.* “Ectoenzyme Switches the Surface of Magnetic Nanoparticles for Selective Binding of Cancer Cells” J. Colloid. Interface Sci., 2015, in press
155 Zhang, Y.;  Zhou, N.; Shi, J. F.; Pochapsky, S. S.; Pochapsky, S. S.; Zhang, B.; Zhang, X. X.;  Xu, B.*  “Unfolding a molecular trefoil derived from a zwitterionic metallopeptide to form self-assembled nanostructures” Nat. Commun. 2015, in press.
154 Du, X. W.; Zhou, J.; Wu, L. H.; Sun, S. H.; Xu, B.*, “Enzymatic Transformation of Phosphate Decorated Magnetic Nanoparticles for Selectively Sorting and Inhibiting Cancer Cells” Bioconjugate Chem., 2014, 25, 2129-2133.
153 Wu, D. D.; Du, X. W.; Shi, J. F.; Zhou, J.; Zhou, N.; Xu, B.* “The First CD73-Instructed Supramolecular Hydrogel” J. Colloid. Interface Sci., 2014, in press.
152 Zhao, F.; Li, J.; Zhou, N.; Sakai, J.; Gao, Y.; Shi, J. F.; Goldman, B.; Browdy, H. M.; Luo, H. R.; Xu, B.* “De Novo Chemoattractants Form Supramolecular Hydrogels for Immunomodulating Neutrophils In Vivo”, Bioconjugate Chem., 2014, 25, 2116-2122.
151 Yuan, D.; Du, X. W.; Shi , J. F.; Zhou, N.; Baoum, A. A.; Xu, B* "Synthesis of novel conjugates of a saccharide, amino acids, nucleobase and the evaluation of their cell compatibility" Beilstein J. Org. Chem. 2014, 10, 2406-2413
150 Shi, J. F.; Du, X. W.; Yuan, D.; Zhou, J.; Zhou, N.; Huang, Y. B.; Xu, B.* “D-Amino acids Modulate the Cellular Response of Enzymatic-Instructed Supramolecular Nanofibers of Small Peptides” Biomacromolecules, 2014, 15, 3359-3568.
149 Kuang,Y.; Long, M. J. C.; Zhou, J.; Shi, J. F.; Gao, Y.; Xu, C.; Hedstrom, L.; Xu, B.* “Prion-like Nanofibrils of Small Molecules (PriSM) Selectively Inhibit Cancer Cells by Impeding Cytoskeleton Dynamics” J. Biol. Chem. 2014, 289, 29208-20218.
148 Zhao, F.; Heesters, B. A.; Chiu, I.; Gao, Y.; Shi, J. F.; Zhou, N.; Carroll, M. C.; Xu, B.* “L-Rhamnose-containing supramolecular nanofibrils as a potential immunosuppressive material” Org. Biomol. Chem., 2014, 12, 6816-6819.
147 Yuan, D.; Zhou, R.; Shi, J. F.; Du, X. W.; Li, X. M.; Xu, B.* “Enzyme-instructed self-assembly of the hydrogelators consisting of nucleobase, amino acids, and saccharide” RSC Advances, 2014, 4, 26487-26490
146 Du, X. W.; Zhou, J.; Guvench, O.; Sangiorgi, F. O.; Li, X. M.; Zhou, N.; Xu, B.* “Supramolecular Assemblies of A Conjugate of Nucleobase, Amino Acids, and Saccharide Act as Agonists for Proliferation of Embryonic Stem Cells and Development of Zygotes” Bioconjugate Chem., 2014, 25,1031-1035.
145 Zhang, Y.; Zhou, N.; Li, N.; Sun, M.; Kim, D.; Fraden, S. *; Epstein, I. E. *; Xu, B.* “Giant Volume Change of Active Gels under Continuous Flow” J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2014, 136, 7341-7346. (Movie clips: clip1, clip2).
144 Kuang, Y.; Shi, J. F.; Li, J.; Yuan, D.; Alberti, K. A.; Xu, Q. B.; Xu, B.* “Pericellular Hydrogel/Nanonets Inhibit Cancer Cells” Angew. Chem. Intl. Ed., 2014,53, 8104-8107. (movie clips: HeLa_control, HeLa_treated, Ect1_control, and Ect1_treated).
143 Kuang, Y.; Du, X. W.; Zhou, J.; Xu, B.* “Supramolecular nanofibrils inhibit cancer progression in vitro and in vivo” Adv. Healthcare Mater. 2014, 3, 1217-1221. 142
142 Zhou, R.; Xu, B.* “Insight of the Cytotoxicity of the Aggregates of Peptides or Aberrant Proteins: A Meta-Analysis” PLoS One, 2014, 9, e95759
141 Zhou, J.; Du, X. W.; Gao, Y.; Shi, J. F.; Xu, B.* “Aromatic-Aromatic Interactions Enhance Interfiber Contacts for Enzymatic Formation of A Spontaneously Aligned Supramolecular Hydrogel” J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2014, 136, 2970-2973.
140 Du, X. W.; Zhou, J.; Xu, B.* “Supramolecular Hydrogels Made of the Basic Biological Building Blocks” Chem. Asian J., 2014, 9, 1446-1472.
139 Kuang, Y.; Gao, Y.; Shi, J. F.; Li, J; Xu, B.* “The first supramolecular peptidic hydrogelator containing taurine” Chem. Commun, 2014, 50, 2772-2774.
138 Wu, D. D.; Zhou, J.; Shi, J. F.;  Du, X. W.; Xu, B.* “A naphthalene-containing amino acid enables hydrogelation of a conjugate of nucleobase-saccharide-amino acids” Chem. Commun. 2014, 50, 1992-1994.
137 Gao, Y.; Kuang, Y.; Du, X. W.; Zhou, J.; Chandran, P.; Horkay, F.; Xu, B.* “Imaging Self-assembly Dependent Spatial Distribution of Small Molecules in Cellular Environment” Langmuir, 2013, 29, 15191-15200
136 Gao, Y.; Berciu, C.; Kuang, Y.; Shi, J. F.; Nicastro, D.; Xu, B. Probing Nanoscale Self-assembly of Non-fluorescent Small Molecules inside Live Mammalian Cells” ACS Nano, 2013, 7, 9055-9063.
135 Zhang, Y.; Zhou, N.; Akella, S.; Kuang, Y.; Kim, D.; Schwartz, A.; Bezpalko, M.; Foxman, B. M.; Fraden, S.; Epstein, I. R.*;Xu, B.* “Active Hyper Cross-linkers Confer Active Gels” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2013, 52, 11494-11498. toc1
134 Li, J. Y.; Gao, Y.; Kuang, Y.; Shi, J. F.; Du, X. W.; Zhou, J.; Wang, H. M.; Yang, Z. M.; Xu, B. “Dephosphorylation of D-Peptide Derivatives to Form Biofunctional, Supramolecular Nanofibers/Hydrogels and Their Potential Applications for Intracellular Imaging and Intratumoral Chemotherapy” J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2013, 135, 9907-9914. d
133 Kuang, Y.; Xu, B. “Nanofibers of Small Hydrophobic Molecules Disrupt Dynamics of Microtubles and Selectively Inhibit Gliobalstoma Cells” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2013, 52, 6944-6948. Kuang-anie
132 Zhang, Y.; Zhou, R.; Shi, J. F.; Zhou, N.; Epstein, I. R.; Xu, B. “Post-Self-Assembly Cross-Linking to Integrate Molecular Nanofibers with Copolymers in Oscillatory Hydrogels” J. Phys. Chem. B. 2013, 117, 6566-6573. jpc
131 Li, J. Y.; Kuang, Y.; Shi, J. F.; Gao, Y.; Zhou, J.; Xu, B. “The Conjugation of Non-steroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs (NSAID) to Small Peptides for Generating Multifunctional Supramolecular Nanofibers/Hydrogels” Beilstein J. Org. Chem., 2013, 9, 908-917. TOC_NSAID_3副本
130 Kuang, Y.; Yuan, D.; Zhang, Y.; Kao, A.; Du, X. W.; Xu, B. “Interactions between cellular proteins and morphologically different nanoscale aggregates of small molecules” RSC Advances, 2013, 3, 7704-7707. rsc_adv
129 Zhang, Y.; Zhang, B.; Kuang, Y.; Gao, Y.; Shi, J.; Zhang, X. X.; Xu, B. “A Redox Responsive, Fluorescent Supramolecular Metallohydrogel Consists of Nanofibers with Single-Molecule Width” J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2013, 135, 5008-5011
128 Li, J. Y.; Li, X. M.; Kuang, Y.; Gao, Y.; Du, X. W.; Shi, J. F.; Xu B. “Self-delivery Multifunctional Anti-HIV Hydrogels for Sustained Release” Adv. Healthcare Mater., 2013, 2, 1586-1590.
127 Huang, Y. B.; Shi, J. F.; Yuan, D.; Zhou, N.; Xu, B. “Length-Dependent Proteolytic Cleavage of Short Oligopeptides Catalyzed by Matrix Metalloprotease-9” Biopolymers: Peptide Sci., 2013, 6, 790-795.
126 Li, J. Y.; Kuang, Y.; Gao, Y.; Du, X. W.; Shi, J. F.; Xu, B. “D-Amino Acids Boost the Selectivity and Confer Supramolecular Hydrogels of a Non-steroidal Anti-inflammatory Drug (NSAID)" J. Am. Chem. Soc.2013, 135, 542-545. toc
125 Li, X. M.; Du, X. W.; Li, J. Y.; Gao, Y.; Pan, Y.; Zhou, N.; Xu, B. "Introducing D-Amino Acid or Simple Glycoside into Small Peptides to Enable Supramolecular Hydrogelators to Resist Proteolysis" Langmuir 2012, 37, 13512-13517. biostable
124 Pan, Y; Long, M. J. C.; Lin, H.-C.; Hedstrom, L.; Xu B. "Magnetic Nanoparticles for Direct Protein Sorting inside Live Cells" Chem. Sci. 2012, 3, 3495-3499. protein_Sort
123 Gao, Y.; Shi, J. F.; Yuan, D.; Xu, B.“Imaging enzyme-triggered self-assembly of small molecules inside live cells” Nat. Commun. 2012, 3, 1033..
122 Yang, Z. M.; Kuang Y.; Li, X. M.; Zhou, N.; Zhang, Y.; Xu, B. “Supramolecular hydrogel of kanamycin selectively sequesters 16S rRNA” Chem. Commun. 2012, 48, 9257-9259. Description: Scheme1
121 Gao, Y.; Long, M. J. C.; Shi, J. F.; Hedstrom, L.; Xu, B.,”Using supramolecular hydrogel to discover the interactions between proteins and molecular nanofibers of small molecules” Chem. Commun. 2012, 48, 8404-8406 GA
120 Li, X. M.; Du, X. W.; Gao, Y.; Shi, J. F.;  Kuang, Y.; Xu, B. “Supramolecular hydrogels formed by the conjugates of nucleobases, Arg-Gly-Asp (RGD) peptides, and glucosamine” Soft Matter, 2012, 8, 7402-7407. GA
119 Zhang, Y.; Li, N.; Delgado, J.; Zhou, N.; Yoshida, R.; Fraden, S.; Epstein, I. R.*, Xu, B.* “Structural modulation of self-oscillating gels: Changing the proximity of the catalyst to the polymer backbone to tailor chemomechanical oscillation” Soft Matter, 2012, 8, 7056-7061 GA
118 Pan, Y.; Du, X. W.; Zhao, F.; Xu, B. “Magnetic nanoparticles for the manipulation of proteins and cells”, Chem. Soc. Rev., 2012, 41, 2912-2942. GA
117 Du, X. W.; Li, J. F.; Gao, Y., Kuang, Y., Xu, B. “Catalytically dephosphorylate adenosine monophosphate (AMP) to form supramolecular nanofibers/hydrogels” Chem. Commun. 2012, 48, 2098-2100. GA
116 Zhang, Y.; Li, N.; Delgado, J.; Gao, Y.; Kuang, Y.; Fraden, S.; Epstein, I. R.;* Xu, B* “Post-Self-Assembly Crosslinking of Molecular Nanofibers for Oscillatory Hydrogels” Langmuir, 2012, 28, 3063-3066. toc
115 Li, X. M.; Kuang, Y.; Xu, B. “Molecular trinity” for soft nanomaterials: Integrating nucleobases, amino acids, and glycosides to construct multifunctional hydrogelators” Soft Matter, 2012, 10, 2801-2806.
114 Shi, J. F.; Gao,Y.; Zhang,Y.; Pan,Y; Xu, B. “Calcium Ions to Crosslink Supramolecular Nanofibers to Tune the Elasticity of Hydrogels over Orders of Magnitude” Langmuir, 2011, 27, 14425-14431.
113 Kuang, Y.; Gao, Y.; Xu, B. “Supramolecular hydrogelators of N-terminated dipeptides selectively inhibit cancer cells” Chem. Commun., 2011, 47, 12625-12627.
112 Li, X. M.; Kuang, Y.; Shi, J. F.; Gao, Y.; Lin, H.C.; Xu, B.* “Multifunctional, Biocompatible Supramolecular Hydrogelators Consist Only of Nucleobase, Amino Acid, and Glycoside”, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2011, 133, 17513-17518.
111 Li, X. M.; Kuang, Y.; Lin, H.-C.; Gao, Y.; Shi, J. F.; Xu, B.* “Supramolecular Nanofibers and Hydrogels of Nucleopeptides”  Angew. Chem. Intl. Ed., 2011, 50, 9365-9369.
110 Kuang, Y; Gao, Y.; Shi, J. F.; Lin, H.-C.; Xu, B.* “Supramolecular Hydrogels Based on the Epitope of Potassium Ion Channels” Chem. Commun, 2011, 47, 8772-8775
109 Zhao F.; Weitzel, C. S.;  Gao, Y. Browdy, H. M.; Shi, J. F.; Lin, H.-C. Lovett, S. T.; Xu. B.* ”b-galactosidase-instructed formation of molecular nanofibers and a hydrogel” Nanoscale. 2011, 3, 2859-2861.
108 Long, M. J. C.; Pan, Y.; Lin, H.-C.; Hedstrom, L.; Xu, B. “Cell Compatible Trimethoprim (TMP)-Decorated Iron Oxide Nanoparticles Bind Dihydrofolate Reductase (DHFR) for Magnetically Modulating Focal Adhesion of Mammalian Cells” J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2011, 133, 10006-10009.
107 Pan, Y.; Gao, Y.; Shi, J. F.; Wang, L.; Xu, B.* ”A versatile supramolecular hydrogel of nitrilotriacetic acid (NTA) for binding metal ions and magnetorheological response” J. Mater. Chem. 2011, 21, 6804-6806.
106 Pan, Y; Long, M. J. C.; Li, X. M.; Shi, J. F.; Hedstrom, L.; Xu, B.* “Glutathione (GSH)-Decorated Magnetic Nanoparticles for Binding Glutathione-S-transferase (GST) Fusion Protein and Manipulating Live Cells” Chem. Sci., 2011, 2, 945-948.
Graphical abstract: Glutathione (GSH)-decorated magnetic nanoparticles for binding glutathione-S-transferase (GST) fusion protein and manipulating live cells
105 Shi, J. F.; Gao, Y.; Yang, Z. M.; Xu, B.* “Exceptionally Small Supramolecular Hydrogelators Based on Aromatic-Aromatic Interactions” Beilstein J. Org. Chem., 2011, in press.
104 Xing, B. G.*; Jiang, T. T.; Bi, W. G.; Li, L. H.; Yang, Y. M.; Ma, M. L.; Chang, C. K.; Xu, B.*; Yeow, E. K. L.* “Multifunctional Divalent Vancomcyin: The Fluorescent Imaging and Photodynamic Antimicrobial Properties for Drug Resistant Bacteria” Chem. Commun., 2011, 47, 1601-1603.
Graphical abstract: Multifunctional divalent vancomycin: the fluorescent imaging and photodynamic antimicrobial properties for drug resistant bacteria
103 Zhao, F.; Gao, Y.; Shi, J. F.; Browdy, H. M.; Xu, B.* “A Novel Anisotropic Supramolecular Hydrogel with High Stability over a Wide pH Range” Langmuir, 2011, 27, 1510-1512.
102 Zhang, Y.; Kuang, Y.; Gao, Y.; Xu, B.* “Versatile Small Molecule Motifs for Self-assembly in Water and Formation of Biofunctional Supramolecular Hydrogels” Langmuir, 2011, 27, 529-537.
101
Gao, Y.;Zhao, F.; Wang, L.; Zhang, Y.; Xu, B.* “Small Peptide Nanofibers as the Matrices of Molecular Hydrogels for Mimicking Enzymes and Enhancing the Activity of Enzymes” Chem. Soc. Rev. 2010, 39, 3425-3433..
Graphical abstract: Small peptide nanofibers as the matrices of molecular hydrogels for mimicking enzymes and enhancing the activity of enzymes
100 Li, X. M.; Li, J. Y.; Gao, Y.; Kuang, Y.; Shi, J. F.; Xu, B.* “Molecular Nanofibers of Olsalazine Confer Supramolecular Hydrogels for Reductive Release of An Anti-inflammatory Agent “ J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2010, 132, 17707-17709.  
99 Li, X. M.; Gao, Y.; Kuang, Y.; Xu, B.* “Enzymatic Formation of A Photoresponsive Supramolecular Hydrogel” Chem. Commun., 2010, 46, 5364-5366.
Graphical abstract: Enzymatic formation of a photoresponsive supramolecular hydrogel
98 Yang, Z.M.*;Wang, L.; Gao, P.; Wang, J. Y.; Xu, B.* “Phenyl Groups in Supramolecular Nanofibers Confer Hydrogels with High Elasticity and Rapid Recovery”, J. Mater. Chem., 2010, 20, 2128-2132.
97 Ma, M. L., Kuang, Y., Gao, Y., Zhang, Y., Gao, P., Xu, B.* “Aromatic-aromatic Interactions Induce the Self-Assembly of Pentapeptidic Derivatives in Water to Form Nanofibers and Supramolecular Hydrogels” J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2010, 132, 2719-2728.
95 Gao, Y.; Yang, Z. M.; Kuang, Y.; Ma, M. L.; Li, J. Y.; Zhao, F.; Xu, B.* “Enzyme-instructed Self-assembly of Peptide Derivatives to Form Nanofibers and Hydrogels” Biopolymers: Peptide Sci., 2010, 94, 19-31.
94 Pan, Y.; Gao, J. H.; Zhang, B.; Zhang, X. X.; Xu, B.* “Colloidosome-based Synthesis of a Multifunctional Nanostructure of Silver and Hollow Iron Oxide Nanoparticles” Langmuir, 2010, 26, 4184-4187.
93 Gao, Y.; Kuang, Y.; Guo,  Z.-F.; Guo, Z. H.; Krauss, I. J.; Xu, B.* “Enzyme-Instructed Molecular Self-assembly Confers Nanofibers and A Supramolecular Hydrogel of Taxol Derivative” J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2009, 131, 13576-13577.
92
    Yang, Z. M.; Ma M. L.; Xu, B.* “Using Matrix Metalloprotease-9 (MMP-9) to Trigger Supramolecular Hydrogelation” Soft Matter, 2009, 5, 2546-2548.
91 Gao, J. H.; Gu, H. W.; Xu, B.* “Multifunctional Magnetic Nanoparticles: Design, Synthesis, and Biomedical Applications“ Acc. Chem. Res. 2009, 42, 1097-1107
90 Xu, B. “Gels as Functional Nanomaterials for Biology and Medicine” Langmuir 2009, 25, 8375-8377.
89 Liang, G.; Yang, Z. M., Zhang, R. J.; Li, L. H.; Fan, Y. J.; Kuang, Y.; Gao, Y.; Wang, T.; Lu, W. W.; Xu, B.* “A Supramolecular Hydrogel of A D-Aminoacid Dipeptide for Controlled Drug Release in vivo” Langmuir, 2009, 25, 8419-8422.
88 Zhao, F.; Ma, M. L.; Xu, B.* “Molecular Hydrogels of Therapeutic Agents” Chem. Soc. Rev. 2009, 38, 883-891.
87 Yang, C.; Yang, Z. M.; Gu, H. W.; Chang, C. K.*; Gao, P.; Xu, B.* “Facet-Selective 2-D Self-Assembly of TiO2 Nanoleaves via Supramolecular Interactions”, Chem. Mater., 2009, 20, 7514-7520.
86 Wang, Q. G., Li, L. H., Xu, B* “Bioinspired Supramolecular Confinement of Luminol and Heme Proteins to Enhance Chemiluminescent Quantum Yield” Chem. Eur. J., 2009, 15, 3168-3172.
85 Gao, J. H., Xu, B.* “Applications of Nanomaterials inside Cells” Nano Today, 2009, 4, 37-51.
84 Li, L. H.; Xu, B.* “Synthesis and Characterization of 5-substituted 8-hydroxyquinoline Derivatives and Their Metal Complexes” Tetrahedron, 2008, 64, 10985-10995.
83 Gao, J. H.; Liang, G. L.; Cheung, J.; Pan, Y.; Kuang, Y.; Zhao, F.; Zhang, B.; Zhang, X. X.; Wu, E. X.; Xu, B.* "Multifunctional Yolk-shell Nanoparticles: A Potential MRI Contrast and Anticancer Agent" J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2008, 130, 11828-11833.
82 Gao, J. H.; Zhang, W.; Huang, P. B.; Zhang, B.; Zhang, X. X.; Xu, B.* "Intracellular Spatial Control of Fluorescent Magnetic Nanoparticles" J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2008, 130, 3710-3711.
81 Wang, Q. G.; Yang, Z. M.; Ma, M. L.; Chang, C. K.*; Xu, B.* "High Catalytic Activities of Artificial Peroxidase Based on Supramolecular Hydrogel Containing Heme Models" Chem. Eur. J., 2008, 14, 5073-5078
80 Xu, K. M.; Ge, W. W.; Liang, G. L.; Wang, L.; Yang, Z. M.; Wang, Q. G.; Hsing, I.-M.; Xu, B.* "Bisphosphonate-containing supramolecular hydrogels for topical decorporation of uranium-contaminated wounds in mice" Intl. J. Radn. Biol., 2008, 84, 353-362.
79 Yang, Z. M.; Liang, G. L.; Xu, B.* "Enzymatic hydrogelation of small molecules" Acc. Chem. Res. 2008, 41, 315-326.
78 Wang, Q. G.; Yang, Z. M.; Gao, Y.; Ge, W. W.; Wang, L.; Xu, B.* "Enzymatic hydrogelation to immobilize an enzyme for high activity and stability" Soft Matter 2008, 4, 550-553.
77 Liang, G. L.; Xu, K. M.; Li, L. H.; Wang, L.; Kuang, Y.; Yang, Z. M.; Xu, B.* "Using Congo red to report intracellular hydrogelation resulted from self-assembly of small molecules" Chem. Commun. 2007, 4096-4098.
76 Gao, J. H.; Zhang, B.; Gao, Y.; Pan, Y.; Zhang, X. X.; Xu, B.* "Fluorescent Magnetic Nanocrystals by Sequential Addition of Reagents in a One-Pot Reaction: A Simple Preparation for Multifunctional Nanostructures" J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2007, 129, 11928-11935
75 Yang, Z. M.; Xu, K. M.; Guo, Z. F.; Guo, Z. H.; Xu, B.* "Intracellular Enzymatic Formation of Nanofibers Results in Hydrogelation and Regulated Cell Death" Adv. Mater. 2007, 17, 3152-3156.
74 Yang, Z. M.; Liang, G. L.; Guo, Z. F.; Guo, Z. H.; Xu, B.* "Intracellular Hydrogelation of Small Molecules Inhibits Bacterial Growth" Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2007, 46, 8216-8219.
73 Yang, Z. M.; Gu, H. W.; Du, J.; Gao, J. H.; Zhang, B.; Zhang, X. X.; Xu, B.* "Self-assembled hybrid nanofibers confer a magnetorheological supramolecular hydrogel", Tetrahedron, 2007, 63, 7349-7357.
72 Wang, Q.G.; Yang, Z. M.; Zhang, X. Q.; Xiao, X. D.; Chang, C. K.*; Xu, B.* "A Supramolecular Hydrogel-Encapsulated Hemin as an Artificial Enzyme to Mimic Peroxidase" Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2007, 46, 4285-4289
71 Yang, Z. M.; Xu, B.* "Supramolecular hydrogels based on biofunctional nanofibers of self-assembled small molecules" J. Mater. Chem., 2007, 17, 2385-2393.
70 Yang, Z. M.; Liang, G. L.; Xu, B.* "Enzymatic Control of the Self-Assembly of Small Molecules: A New Way to Generate Supramolecular Hydrogels" Soft Matter, 2007, 2, 515-520.
69 Yang, Z. M.; Liang, G. L.; Ma, M. L.; Gao, Y; Xu, B.* "In Vitro and In Vivo Enzymatic Formations of Supramolecular Hydrogels Based on Self-Assembled Nanofibers of a beta-Amino Acid Derivative" Small, 2007, 3, 558-562.
68 Wang, Q. G.; Yang, Z. M.; Wang, L.; Ma, M. L.; Xu, B.* "Molecular Hydrogel-Immobilized Enzymes Exhibit Superactivity and High Stability in Organic Solvents" Chem. Comm. 2007, 1032-1034.
67 Yang, Z. M.; Xu, B* "Conjugates of naphthalene and dipeptides confer molecular hydrogelators with high efficiency of hydrogelation and superhelical nanofibers" J. Mater. Chem., 2007, 17, 850-854
66 Yang,Z. M.; Liang, G. L.; Ma, M. L.; Abbah, A. S.; Lu, W. W.; Xu, B.* "D-glucosamine-based supramolecular hydrogels to improve wound healing" Chem. Commun., 2007, 843-845.
65 Gao, J. H.; Liang, G. L.; Zhang, B.; Kuang, Y.; Zhang, X. X.; Xu, B.* "FePt@CoS2 Yolk-shell Nanocrystals as A Potent Agent to Kill HeLa Cells" J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2007, 129, 1428-1433.
64 Yang, Z. M.; Ho, P.-L.; Liang, G. L.; Chow, K. H.; Wang, Q. G.; Cao, Y.; Guo, Z. H.; Xu, B* "Using beta-Lactamase to Trigger Supramolecular Hydrogelation" J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2007, 129, 266-267.
63 Gao, J. H.; Li, L. H.; Ho, P. L.; Mak, G. C.; Gu, H. W.; Xu, B.* "Combining Fluorescent Probes and Biofunctional Magnetic Nanoparticles for Rapid Detection of Bacteria in Human Blood" Adv. Mater. 2006, 18, 3145-3148
62 Liang, G. L.; Wang, L.; Yang, Z. M.; Koon, H.; Mak, N. K.; Chang, C. K.*; Xu, B.* "Using enzymatic reaction to enhance photodynamic therapy effect of porphyrin dityrosine phosphates" Chem. Commun. 2006, 5021-5023.
61 Yang, Z. M.; Xu, B* "Using Enzyme to Command Molecular Hydrogelation" Adv. Mater. 2006, 18, 3043-3047.
60 Wang, L.; Yang, Z. M.; Gao, J. H.; Xu, K. M.; Gu, H. W.; Zhang, B.; Zhang, X. X.; Xu, B.* "A Biocompatible Method of Decorporation: Bisphosphonate Modified Magnetite Nanoparticles to Remove Uranyl Ions from Blood" J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2006, 128, 13358-13359.
59 Nia, G.X.; Lu, W.W.*; Xu, B.; Chiua, K. Y.; Yang, C.; Li, Z.Y.; Lam ,W.M.; Luk, K.D.K. "Interfacial behaviour of strontium-containing hydroxyapatite Cement" Biomaterials 2006, 27, 5127-5133.
58 Wang, L; Zhang, M.; Xu, B* "The first pamidronate containing polymer and copolymer" Chem. Commun. 2006, 2795-2797.
57 Yang, Z. M.; Liang, G. L.; Wang, L. Xu, B.* "Using a Kinase/Phosphatase Switch to Regulate a Supramolecular Hydrogel and Forming the Supramolecular Hydrogel in vivo" J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2006, 128, 3038-3043.
56 Gu, H. W.; Xu, K. M.; Xu, C. J.; Xu, B.* "Biofunctional Magnetic Nanoparticles for Protein Separation and Pathogen Detection" (feature article) Chem. Commun. 2006, 941-949.
55 Yang, Z. M.; Liang, G. L.; Xu, B.* "Supramolecular Hydrogels Based on beta-Amino Acid Derivatives" Chem. Commun. 2006, 738-740.
54 Gao, J. H.; Zhang, B.; Zhang, X. X.; Xu, B.* "Magnetic Dipolar Interaction Induced Self-Assembly Affords Wires of Cobalt Selenide Hollow Nanocrystals" Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2006, 45, 1220-1223.
53 Yang, Z. M.; Xu, K. M.; Wang, L.; Gu, H. W.; Wei, H.; Zhang, M. J.; Xu, B.* "Self-Assembly of Small Molecules Affords Multifunctional Supramolecular Hydrogels for Topically Treating Simulated Uranium Wounds" Chem. Commun. 2005, 4414-4416.

52 Zheng, R. K.; Gu, H. W.; Xu, B.; Zhang, X. X.* "Memory effects in a nanoparticles system: the low field magnetization and ac susceptibility measurements" Phys. Rev. B, 2005, 72, 14416.
51 Gu, H. W.; Xu, K. M., Yang, Z. M., Chang, C. K.; Xu, B.* "Synthesis and Cellular Up-take of Porphyrin Decorated Iron Oxide Nanoparticles-A Potential Candidate for Bimodal Anticancer Therapy" Chem. Commun. 2005, 4270-4272.
50 Li, L. H.; Xu, B.* "Multivalent Vancomycins and Related Antibiotics Against Infectious Diseases" Current Pharm. Design, 2005, 11, 3111-3124.
49 Gu, H. W.; Zheng, R. K.; Liu, H.; Zhang, X. X.; Xu, B.* "Direct Synthesis of a Bimodal Nanosponge Based on FePt and ZnS" Small, 2005, 1, 402-406.
48 Gu, H. W.; Yang, Z. M.; Gao, J. H.; Chang, C. K.; Xu, B.* "Heterodimers of Nanoparticles: Formation at a Liquid-Liquid Interface and Particle-Specific Surface Modification by Functional Molecules" J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2005, 127, 34-35.
47 Zhang, Y.; Yang, Z. M.; Yuan, F.; Gu, H. W.; Gao, P.; Xu, B.* "Molecular Recognition Remolds the Self-Assembly of Hydrogelators and Increases the Elasticity of the Hydrogel by 10^6-Fold" J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2004, 126, 15028-15029.
46 Yang, Z. M.; Xu, B.* "A Simple Visual Assay Based on Small Molecule Hydrogels for Detecting Inhibitors of Enzymes" Chem. Commun. 2004, 2424-2425.
45 Yang, Z. M., Gu, H. W., Fu, D. G., Gao, P., Lam, K. J. K., Xu, B.* "Enzymatic Formation of Supramolecular Hydrogels" Adv. Mater. 2004, 16, 1440-1444.
44 Gu, H. W.; Zheng, R. K.; Zhang, X. X.; Xu, B.* 'Using Soft Lithography to Pattern Highly Oriented Polyacetylene (HOPA) Films via Solventless Polymerization" Adv. Mater. 2004, 16, 1356-1359.
43 Xu, C. J.; Xu, K. M.; Gu, H. W.; Zheng, R. K.; Liu, H.; Zhang X. X.; Guo, Z. H.; Xu, B.*"Dopamine as A Robust Anchor to Immobilize Functional Molecules on the Iron Oxide Shell of Magnetic Nanoparticles" J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2004, 126, 9938-9939.
42 Gu, H. W.; Fu, D. G.; Weng, L.-T.; Xie, J.; Xu, B.* “Solventless Polymerization to Grow Thin Films on Solid Substrates” Adv. Func. Mater. 2004, 14, 492-500.
41 Gu, H. W., Zheng, R. K., Zhang, X. X., Xu, B.* “Facile One-Pot Synthesis of Bifunctional Heterodimers of Nanoparticles: A Conjugate of Quantum Dot and Magnetic Nanoparticles” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2004, 126, 5664-5665.
40 Xu, C. J.; Xu, K. M.; Gu, H. W.; Zhong, X. F.; Guo, Z. H.; Zheng, R. K.; Zhang, X. X.; Xu, B.* “Nitrilotriacetic Acid Modified Magnetic Nanoparticles as a General Agent to Bind Histidine-Tagged Proteins” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2004, 126, 3392-3393.
39 Yang, Z. M.; Gu, H. W.; Zhang, Y.; Wang, L.; Xu, B.* “Small Molecule Hydrogels Based on a Class of Antiinflammatory Agents” Chem. Commun, 2004, 208-209.
38 Gu, H. W.; Ho, P. L.; Tsang, K. W. T.; Wang, L.; Xu, B.* “Using Biofunctional Magnetic Nanoparticles to Capture Vancomycin Resistant Enterococci and Other Gram-Positive Bacteria at Ultralow Concentration” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2003, 125, 15702-15703.
37 Zhang, Y.; Gu, H. W.; Yang, Z. M.; Xu, B.* “Supramolecular Hydrogels Respond to Ligand-Receptor Interaction” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2003, 125, 13680-13681.
36 Gu, H. W.; Xu, C. J.; Weng, L.-T.; Xu, B.* “Solventless Polymerization: Spatial Migration of a Catalyst to Form Polymeric Thin Films in Microchannels” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2003, 125, 9256-9257.
35 Xing, B. G.; Yu, C.-W.; Ho, P. L.; Chow, K.; Cheung, T.; Gu, H. W.; Cai, Z. W.; Xu, B.* “Multivalent Antibiotics via Metal Complexes: Potent Divalent Vancomycins Against Vancomycin Resistant Enterococci (VRE)” J. Med. Chem. 2003, 46, 4904-4909.
34 Gu, H. W.; Ho, P. L.; Tong, E.; Wang, L.; Xu, B.* “Presenting Vancomycin on Nanoparticles to Enhance Antimicrobial Activities” Nano. Lett. 2003, 3, 1261-1263.
33 Xing, B. G.; Ho, P. L.; Yu, C.-W.; Chow, K.-H.; Gu, H. W.; Xu, B.* “Self-Assembled Multivalent Vancomycin on Cell Surfaces Against Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococci (VRE)” Chem. Commun. 2003, 2224-2225.
32 Gu, H. W., Ho, P. L.; Tsang, K. W. T.; Yu, C. W.; Xu, B.* “Using Biofunctional Magnetic Nanoparticles to Capture Gram-negative Bacteria at a Ultra-Low Concentration” Chem. Commun. 2003, 1966-1967.
31 Gu, H. W.; Xu, B.*; Rao, J. C.; Zheng, R. K.; Zhang, X. X.; Fung, K. K., Wong, C. Y. C. “Chemical Synthesis of Narrowly Dispersed SmCo5 Nanoparticles” J. Appl. Phys. 2003, 93, 7589-7591.
30 Xing, B. G.; Yu, C.-W.; Chow, K.; Fu, D. G.; Ho, P. L.; Xu, B.* “Hydrophobic Interaction and Hydrogen Bonding Cooperatively Confer A Vancomycin Hydrogel: A Potential Candidate for Biomaterials” J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2002, 124, 14846-14847.
29 Xing, B. G.; Choi, M.-F.; Xu, B.* “Spontaneous Enrichment of Organic Molecules from Aqueous and Gas Phases Into A Stable Metallogel” Langmuir, 2002, 18, 9654-9658.
28 Xing, B. G.; Choi, M.-F.; Xu, B.* “Design of Coordination Polymer Gels as Stable Catalytic Systems” Chem. Eur. J. 2002, 8, 5028-5032.
27 Fu, D. G.; Weng, L.-T.; Du, B. Y.; Tsui, O. K. C.; Xu, B.* “Solventless Polymerization at the Gas/Solid Interface to Form Polymeric Thin Films” Adv. Mater. 2002, 14, 339-343.
26 Xing, B. G.; Choi, M.-F.; Xu, B.* “A Stable Metal Coordination Polymer Gel Based on A Calix[4]arene and Its ‘Uptake’ of Nonionic Organic Molecules from the Aqueous Phase” Chem. Commun., 2002, 362.

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25 Yu, H.; Xu, B.; Swager, T. M.* “A Proton-Doped Calix[4]Arene-Based Conducting Polymer” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2003, 125, 1142-1143.
24 Arias, F.; Oliver, S. R. J.; Xu, B.; Holmlin, R. E.; Whitesides, G. M.* “Fabrication of Metallic Heat Exchangers Using Sacrificial Polymer Mandrils”, J. MEMS. 2001, 10, 107.
23 Arias, F.; Xu, B.; Schuller, O.; Kenis, P.; Deng, T.; Whitesides, G. M.* “Fabrication and Characterization of Microscale Sandwich Beams" J. Mater. Res. 2001, 16, 597.
22 Choi, I. S.; Weck, M.; Xu, B.; Jeon, N. L.; Whitesides, G. M.* “Mesoscopic, Templated Self-Assembly at the Fluid-Fluid Interface”, Langmuir, 2000, 16: 2997.
21 Deng, T.; Tien, J.; Xu, B.; Whitesides, G. M.* “Using Patterns in Microfiche as Photomasks in 10 mm Scale Microfabrication”, Langmuir, 1999, 15, 6575
20 Qin, D.; Xia, Y.; Xu, B.; Yang, H.; Zhu, C.; Whitesides, G. M.* “Fabrication of Ordered Two-Dimensional Arrays of Micro- and Nanoparticles Using Patterned Self-Assembled Monolayers as Templates” Adv. Mater. 1999, 11, 1433.
19 Xu, B.; Arias, F.; Brittian, S. T.; Zhao, X.-M.; Grzybowski, B.; Torquato, S.; Whitesides, G. M.* “Making Negative Poisson's Ratio Microstructures by Soft Lithography” Adv. Mater. 1999, 11, 1186.
18 Jeon, N. L.; Choi, I. S.; Xu, B.; Whitesides, G. M.* “Large-Area Patterning by Vacuum-Assisted Micromolding”, Adv. Mater. 1999, 11, 946.
17 Rao, J.; Yan, L.; Xu, B.; Whitesides, G. M.* “Using Surface Plasmon Resonance to Study the Binding of Vancomycin and Its Dimer to Self-Assembled Monolayers Presenting D-Ala-D-Ala” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1999, 121, 2629.
16 Xu, B.; Arias, F.; Whitesides, G. M.* “Making Honeycomb Microcomposites by Soft Lithography” Adv. Mater. 1999, 11, 492.
15 Xu, B.; Miao, Y.; Swager, T. M.* “Palladium Couplings on a Metallocalix[4]arene: A Efficient Synthesis of New Functionalized Cavities” J. Org. Chem. 1998, 63, 8561.
14 Fu, D.-K.; Xu, B.; Swager, T. M.* “Alternating Poly(Pyridylvinylenephenylenevinylene): Synthesis and Solid State Organizations” Tetrahedron, 1997, 53, 15487.
13 Harvey, P. D.; Gagnon, J.; Provencher, R.; Xu, B.; Swager, T. M.* “Tungsten and Molybdenum Oxo Complexes of Tetrakis(Phenyldiazenyl)Calix[4]Arene Substituted Derivatives: EHMO Calculations, Spectroscopic Characterization, and Perturbations of the Photophysical Properties by Neutral Guest Molecules” Can. J. Chem.1996, 74, 2279
12 Xu, B.; Carroll, P. J.; Swager, T. M.* “Chiral Metallocalix[4]arene: Resolution via Diastereomer Tungsten Alkoxide” Angew. Chem. Intl. Ed. Engl. 1996, 35, 2094.
11 Fu, D.-K.; Xu, B.; Swager, T. M.* “3-Methylcalix[4]arene: A New Versatile Precursor to Inherently Chiral Calix[4]arenas” J. Org. Chem. 1996, 61, 802.
9 Zheng, H.; Xu, B.; Swager, T. M.* “Stabilization of Non-Discoid Columnar Liquid Crystals: Studies of Unsymmetrical Copper(bis-diketonates)" Chem. Mater. 1996, 8, 907.
8 Xu, B.; Swager, T. M.* “Host-Guest Mesomorphism: Cooperative Stabilization of a Bowlic Columnar Phase” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1995, 117, 5011
7 Swager, T. M.*; Xu, B. “Liquid Crystalline Calixarenes” J. Inclus. Phen. 1994, 18, 1.
6 Fu D.G.; Xu B.; Wang, G.X.; Tang, W.X.*; Yu, K. B.; Zhou, Z. Y. “Crystal-Structure and Magnetic-Properties of Complex [(dien)Cu(H2O)(Mu-Im)Co(NH3)4(Mu-Im) (H2O)Cu(dien)](NO3)5” Sci. China Ser B 1994, 37, 906.
5 Xu, B.; Swager, T. M.* “Rigid Bowlic Liquid Crystals Based on Tungsten-oxo Calix[4]arenes: Host-Guest Effects and Head-to-Tail Organization” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1993, 115, 1159.
4 Chen, D.; Xu, B.; Tang, W.* “Synthesis, Characterization and ESR Study of Imidazolate Bridged Copper-Cobalt Alternate Heteropolynuclear and Long Chain Complexes” Wuji Huaxue Xuebao, 1992, 8, 353
3 Xu, B.; Chen, D.; Tang, W.*; Yu, K.; Zhou, Z. “Structures Of 1,1,1,1,1,2,2,2,2,2-Decaammine-3,3-Diaqua-1,3;2,3-Di-(m-Pyrazinato-N,N')-Dicobalt(III)Silver(I) Nitrate Tetra-Hydrate and 1,1,1,1,1-Pentaammine-2-(Diethylenetriamine-N,N',N'')-1,2-(m-Pyrazinato-N,N')-Cobalt(III)Copper(II) Perchlorate”Acta Crystallogr., Sect. C: Cryst. Struct. Commun., 1991, C47, 1805.
2 Xu, B.; Chen, D.; Tang, W.*; Yu, K.; Zhou, Z. “Synthesis and Structure of Pyrazine Bridged Heteronuclear Compound”Gaodeng Xuexiao Huaxue Xuebao, 1991, 12, 13-15.
1 Yan, A.*; Xu, B. “Adsorption of Water on CaNaY Zeolites--Tension of Theory of Micropore Volume Filling” Huaxue Xuebao, 1990, 48, 216.
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