Publications of Zoica Dinu, PhD.

Combinatorial approaches to evaluate nanodiamond uptake and induced cellular fate.
Eldawud R, Reitzig M, Opitz J, Rojansakul Y, Jiang W, Nangia S, Dinu CZ.
Nanotechnology. 2016;27(8):085107


Carbon nanotube uptake changes the biomechanical properties of human lung epithelial cells in a time-dependent manner.
Dong CB, Eldawud R, Sargent LM, Kashon ML, Lowry D, Rojanasakul Y, Dinu CZ.
J Mater Chem B Mater Biol Med. 2015;3:3983-3992.

PMC4486612.

Analysis of affinities between specific biological ligands using atomic force microscopy.
Hu X, Dinu CZ.
Analyst. 2015;140(24):8118-8126.


Enzyme catalytic efficiency: a function of bio-nano interface reactions.
Campbell AS, Dong CB, Meng F, Hardinger J, Perhinschi G, Wu NQ, Dinu CZ.
ACS Appl Mater Interfaces. 2014;6(8):5393-5403.


Towards elucidating the effects of purified MWCNTs on human lung epithelial cells.
Dong C, EIdawud R, Sargent LM, Kashon ML, Lowry D, Rojanasakul Y, Dinu CZ.
Environ Sci Nano. 2014;1(6):95-603.

PMC4254708.

Real-time analysis of the effects of toxic, therapeutic and sub-therapeutic concentrations of digitoxin on lung cancer cells.
Eldawud R, Stueckle TA, Manivannan S, Elbaz H, Chen M, Rojanasakul Y, Dinu CZ.
Biosens Bioelectron. 2014;59C:192-199.


Rejuvenation of chondrogenic potential in a young stem cell microenvironment.
Li J, Hansen KC, Zhang Y, Dong C, Dinu CZ, Dzieciatkowska M, Pei M.
Biomaterials. 2014;35(2):642-653.


Role of H-Ras/ERK signaling in carbon nanotube-induced neoplastic-like transformation of human mesothelial cells.
Lohcharoenkal W, Wang LY, Stueckle TA, Park J, Tse WW, Dinu CZ, Rojanasakul Y.
Front Physiol. 2014;5:222

PMC4054652.

Effect of fiber length on carbon nanotube-induced fibrogenesis.
Manke A, Luanpitpong S, Dong C, Wang LY, He X, Battelli LA, Derk R, Stueckle TA, Porter DW, Sager T, Gou H, Dinu CZ, Wu NQ, Mercer RR, Rojanasakul Y.
Int J Mol Sci. 2014;15(5):7444-7461.

PMC4057682.

Monosaccharide digitoxin derivative sensitize human non-small cell lung cancer cells to anoikis through Mcl-1 proteasomal degradation.
Pongrakhananon V, Stueckle TA, Wang HY, O'Doherty GA, Dinu CZ, Chanvorachote P, Rojanasakul Y.
Biochem Pharmacol. 2014;88(1):23-35.

PMC3970117.

Therapeutic applications of carbon nanotubes: opportunities and challenges.
Rogers-Nieman GM, Dinu CZ.
Wiley Interdiscip Rev Nanomed Nanobiotechnol. 2014;6(4):327-337.


Genotoxicity of multi-walled carbon nanotubes at occupationally relevant doses.
Siegrist KJ, Reynolds SH, Kashon ML, Lowry DT, Dong C, Hubbs AF, Young SH, Salisbury JL, Porter DW, Benkovic SA, McCawley MA, Keane MJ, Mastovich JT, Bunker KL, Cena LG, Sparrow MC, Sturgeon JL, Dinu CZ, Sargent LM.
Part Fibre Toxicol. 2014;11:6

PMC3923549.

BioNano engineered hybrids for hypochlorous acid generation.
Campbell AS, Dong CB, Dordick JS, Dinu CZ.
Process Biochemistry. 2013;48(9):1355-1360.


Effects of acid treatment on structure, properties and biocompatibility of carbon nanotubes.
Dong CB, Campell AS, Eldawud R, Perhinschi G, Rojanasakul Y, Dinu CZ.
Appl Surf Sci. 2013;264:261-268.


Exposure to carbon nanotubes leads to changes in the cellular biomechanics.
Dong CB, Kashon ML, Lowry D, Dordick JS, Reynolds SH, Rojanasakul Y, Sargent LM, Dinu CZ.
Adv Healthc Mater. 2013;2(7):945-951.


Molecular trucks and complementary tracks for bionanotechnological applications.
Dong CB, Dinu CZ.
Curr Opin Biotechnol. 2013;24(4):612-619.


Enzyme-based formulations for decontamination: current state and perspectives.
Grover N, Dinu CZ, Kane RS, Dordick JS.
Appl Microbiol Biotechnol. 2013;97(8):3293-3300.


The effect of the physicochemical properties of bioactive electroconductive hydrogels on the growth and proliferation of attachment dependent cells.
Kotanen CN, Wilson AN, Dong C, Dinu CZ, Justin GA, Guiseppi-Elie A.
Biomaterials. 2013;34(27):6318-6327.


Chronic exposure to carbon nanotubes induces invasion of human mesothelial cells through matrix netalloproteinase-2.
Lohcharoenkal W, Wang LY, Stueckle TA, Dinu CZ, Castranova V, Liu Y, Rojanasakul Y.
ACS Nano. 2013;24(7):7711-7723.

PMC3875633.

Antibacterial and surface-enhanced Raman scattering (SERS) activities of AgCl cubes synthesized by pulsed laser ablation in liquid.
Dong CB, Yan ZJ, Kokx J, Chrisey DB, Dinu CZ.
Applied Surface Science. 2012;258(23):9218-9222.


Digitoxin and a synthetic monosaccharide analog inhibit cell viability in lung cancer cells.
Elbaz HA, Stueckle TA, Wang HY, O'Doherty GA, Lowry DT, Sargent LM, Wang LY, Dinu CZ, Rojanasakul Y.
Toxicol Appl Pharmacol. 2012;258(1):51-60.

PMC3254807.

Digitoxin and its analogs as novel cancer therapeutics.
Elbaz HA, Stueckle TA, Tse WW, Rojanasakul Y, Dinu CZ.
Exp Hematol Oncol. 2012;1(1):4

PMC3506989.

Laccase- and chloroperoxidase-nanotube paint composites with bactericidal and sporicidal activity.
Grover N, Borkar IV, Dinu CZ, Kane RS, Dordick JS.
Enzyme Microb Technol. 2012;50(6-7):271-279.


Perhydrolase-nanotube paint composites with sporicidal and antiviral activity.
Grover N, Douaisi MP, Borkar IV, Lee L, Dinu CZ, Kane RS, Dordick JS.
Appl Microbiol Biotechnol. 2012;97(19):8813-8821.


Crosslink density of a biomimetic poly(HEMA)-based hydrogel influences growth and proliferation of attachment dependent RMS 13 cells.
Guiseppi-Elie A, Dong CB, Dinu CZ.
J Mater Chem. 2012;22(37):19529-19539.


Kinesin I ATPase manipulates biohybrids formed from tubulin and carbon nanotubes.
Dinu CZ, Bale SS, Dordick JS.
Methods Mol Biol. 2011;743:77-93.


Single-walled carbon nanotube-induced mitotic disruption.
Sargent LM, Hubbs AF, Young SH, Kashon ML, Dinu CZ, Salisbury JL, Benkovic SA, Lowry DT, Murray AR, Kisin ER, Siegrist KJ, Battelli LA, Mastovich J, Sturgeon JL, Bunker KL, Shvedova AA, Reynolds SH.
Mutat Res. 2011;745(1-2):28-37.


Bionanoconjugate-based composites for decontamination of nerve agents.
Borkar IV, Dinu CZ, Zhu G, Kane RS, Dordick JS.
Biotechnol Prog. 2010;26(6):1622-1628.


Enzyme-based nanoscale composites for use as active decontamination surfaces.
Dinu CZ, Zhu G, Bale SS, Anand G, Reeder PJ, Sanford K, Whited G, Kane RS, Dordick JS.
Adv Funct Mater. 2010;20(3):392-398.


Cell-based detection of Bacillus Cereus anthrax simulant using cell impedance sensing.
Hynes A, Mohanraj B, Schiele N, Corr DT, Plopper GE, Dinu CZ, Chrisey DB.
Sensor Letters. 2010;8(3):528-533.


Antistaphylococcal nanocomposite films based on enzyme-nanotube conjugates.
Pangule RC, Brooks SJ, Dinu CZ, Bale SS, Salmon SL, Zhu G, Metzger DW, Kane RS, Dordick JS.
ACS Nano. 2010;4(7):3993-4000.

PMC2919614.

Laser ablation induced agglomeration of Cu nanoparticles in sodium dodecyl sulfate aqueous solution.
Yan ZJ, Bao RQ, Dinu CZ, Huang Y, Caruso AN, Chrisey DB.
J Optoelectron Adv M. 2010;12(3):437-439.


Excimer laser production, assembly, sintering, and fragmentation of novel fullerene-like permalloy particles in liquid.
Yan ZJ, Bao RQ, Huang Y, Caruso AN, Qadri SB, Dinu CZ, Chrisey DB.
Journal of Physical Chemistry C. 2010;114(9):3869-3873.


POLY 177-Enzyme-nanotube-based composites used for antifouling, chemical, and biological decontamination.
Dinu CZ, Zhu GY, Whited G, Sanford K, Kane R, Dordick JS.
Abstr Pap Am Chem S. 2009;238


Tubulin encapsulation of carbon nanotubes into functional hybrid assemblies.
Dinu CZ, Bale SS, Zhu G, Dordick JS.
Small. 2009;5(3):310-315.


Printing technologies for fabrication of bioactive and regular microarrays of streptavidin.
Dinu CZ, Dinca V, Howard J, Chrisey DB.
Applied Surface Science. 2007;253(19):8119-8124.


Monitoring nitinol alloy surface reactions for biofouling studies.
Dinu CZ, Dinca VC, Soare S, Moldovan A, Smarandache D, Scarisoareanu N, Barbalat A, Birjega R, Dinescu M, DiStefano VF.
Appl Surf Sci. 2007;253(19):7719-7723.


Cellular motors for molecular manufacturing.
Dinu CZ, Chrisey DB, Diez S, Howard J.
Anat Rec (Hoboken). 2007;290(10):1203-1212.


Matrix-assisted pulsed-laser evaporation of DOPA-modified poly(ethylene glycol) thin films.
Doraiswamy A, Dinu CZ, Cristescu R, Messersmith PB, Chisholm BJ, Stafslien SJ, Chrisey DB, NarayaN' RJ.
J Adhes Sci Technol. 2007;21(3-4):287-299.


Nickel-titanium alloy: cytotoxicity evaluation on microorganism culture.
Dinca VC, Soare S, Barbalat A, Dinu CZ, Moldovan A, Stoica I, Vassu T, Purice A, Scarisoareanu N, Birjega R, Craciun V, DeStefano VF, Dinescu M.
Applied Surface Science. 2006;252(13):4619-4624.


Parallel manipulation of bifunctional DNA molecules on structured surfaces using kinesin-driven microtubules.
Dinu CZ, Opitz J, Pompe W, Howard J, Mertig M, Diez S.
Small. 2006;2(8-9):1090-1098.