Selected Publications

Michael J. Donovan, Ling Meng, Tao Chen, Yunfei Zhang, Kwame Sefah, and Weihong Tan, Aptamer-drug conjugation for targeted cell therapy, Therapeutic Oligonucleotides, Methods in Molecular Biology, Humana Press, Ed: John Goodchild, 2011, 141-152. PMID:21748638.

Michael J. Donovan, Ling Meng, Basri Gulbakan,Yan Chen, Parag Parekh, Kwame Sefah, and Weihong Tan, Aptamer Moieties in Biochemical Applications, Supramolecular Chemistry: From Molecules to Nanomaterials, ISBN: 9780470661345, 2011.

Jun Liu, Huixia Liu, Huaizhi Kang, Michael Donovan, Zhi Zhu, Weihong Tan, Aptamer-incorporated hydrogels for visual detection, controlled drug release, and targeted cancer therapy, Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry, November, 2011.

Guizhi Zhu , Michael J Donovan , Zilong Zhao , Mao Ye, and Weihong Tan, Nucleic Acid Aptamers: an Emerging Frontier in Cancer Therapy, Chemical Communications, August, 2012, DOI: 10.1039/C2CC35042D.

Rong Hu, Ya-Ru Liu, Rong-Mei Kong, Michael J Donovan, Xiao-Bing Zhang, Weihong Tan, Guo-Li Shen, Ru-Qin Yu, Double-strand DNA-templated formation of copper nanoparticles as fluorescent probe for label free nuclease enzyme detection, Biosensors and Bioelectronics, October, 2012.

Yun Min Chang, Michael J. Donovan, Weihong Tan, Using Aptamers for Cancer Biomarker Discovery, Journal of Nucleic Acids, Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 817350.

Hui Wang, Michael J. Donovan, Ling Meng, Zilong Zhao, Youngmi Kim, Ye Mao, Weihong Tan, DNAzyme-Based Probes for Telomerase Study in Early-Stage Cancer Detection, Chemistry, A European Journal, 2013 Apr 2;19(14):4633-9. DOI: 10.1002/chem.201204440.

Weihong Tan, Michael J. Donovan, Jianhui Jiang, Aptamers from Cell-Based Selection for Bioanalytical Applications, Chemical Reviews, March 19, 2013, DOI: 10.1021/cr300468w.

Guizhi Zhu, Jing Zheng, Erqun Song, Michael Donovan, Kejing Zhang, Chen Liu and Weihong Tan, Self-assembled, Aptamer-tethered DNA Nanotrains for Targeted Transport of Molecular Drugs in Cancer Theranostics, The Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 2013, 110.

Zilong Zhao, Hongmin Meng, Nannan Wang, Michael J. Donovan, Ting Fu, Mingxu You, Zhuo Chen, Xiaobing Zhang and Weihong Tan, A Controlled-Release Nanocarrier with Extracellular pH Value Driven Tumor Targeting and Translocation for Drug Delivery, Angewandte Chemie, International Edition, Volume 125, Issue 29, pages 7635–7639, July 15, 2013.

Mingxu You, Guizhi Zhu, Tao Chen, Michael Donovan, and Weihong Tan, Programmable and Multiparameter DNA-based Logic Platform For Cancer Recognition and Targeted Therapy, Journal of the American Chemical Society (JACS), October 31, 2014, DOI: 10.1021/ja509263k.