2010-2019 Publications

Total Peer-Reviewed Journal Publications of Dr Roger Leblanc: 552

 

2019 (8)

Zhou, Y.; Mintz, K. J.; Sharma, S. K.; Leblanc, R. M., Carbon dots: diverse preparation, application and perspective in surface chemistry. Langmuir 2019, submitted. 

Liyanage, P. Y.; Hettiarachchi, S. D.; Zhou, Y.; Ouhtit, A.; Seven, E. S.; Oztan, C. Y.; Celik, E.; Leblanc, R. M., Nanoparticle-mediated targeted drug delivery for breast cancer treatment. Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA) - Reviews on Cancer 2019, accepted.

Seven, E. S.; Sharma, S. K.; Meziane, D.; Zhou, Y.; Pandey, R. R.; Mintz, K. J.; Leblanc, Chusuei, C. C.; R. M., Close-packed Langmuir monolayers of saccharide-based carbon dots at the air-subphase interface. Langmuir 2019, accepted.

Hettiarachchi, S. D.; Graham, R. M.; Mintz, K. J.; Zhou, Y.; Vanni, S.; Peng, Z.; Leblanc, R. M., Triple conjugated carbon dots as a nano-drug delivery model for glioblastoma brain tumors. Nanoscale 2019, 11, 6192-6205.

Mintz, K. J.; Zhou, Y.; Leblanc, R. M.; Recent development of carbon dots regarding their photophysical properties, photoluminescence mechanism, and core structure. Nanoscale 2019, 11, 4634-4652.

Zhou, Y.; Zahran, E. M.; Perez, J.; Peng, Z.; Quiroga, B. A.; Mintz, K. J.; Liyanage, P. L.; Pandey, R. R.; Chusuei, C. C.; Leblanc, R. M., Size-dependent photocatalytic activity of carbon dots with surface-state determined photoluminescence. Appl. Catal. B. 2019248, 157-166.

Sharma, S. K.; Sharma, S. P.; Miller, D.; Parel, J. A.; Leblanc, R. M., Interfacial behavior of fumonisin B1 toxin and its degradation on the membrane. Langmuir 201935, 2814-2820.

Mintz, K. J.; Mercado, G.; Zhou, Y.; Ji, Y.; Hettiarachchi, S. D.; Liyanage, P. Y.; Pandey, R. R.; Chusuei, C. C.; Dallman, J.; Leblanc, R. M., Tryptophan carbon dots and their ability to cross the blood-brain barrier. Colloids Surf. B 2019176 488-493.

 

2018 (11)

Liyanage, P. L.; Graham, R. M.; Pandey, R. R.; Chusuei, C. C.; Mintz, K. J.; Zhou, Y.; Harper, J. K.; Wu, W.; Wikramanayake, A. H.; Vanni, S.; Leblanc, R. M., Carbon nitride dots: a selective bioimaging nanomaterial. Bioconjugate Chem. 201830, 111-123.

Mintz, K. J.; Guerrero, B.; Leblanc, R. M., Photoinduced electron transfer in carbon dots with long wavelength photoluminescence. J. Phys. Chem. C 2018122, 29507-29515.

Rodrigues, J.; Pereira, S. O.; Teixeira, S. S.; Zhou, Y.; Peng, Z.; Liyanage, P. Y.; Leblanc, R. M.; Barros-Timmons, A. M.; Costa, L. C.; Costa, F. M., Insights into the photoluminescence properties of gel-like carbon quantum dots embedded in poly (methyl methacrylate) polymer. Mater. Today Comm. 2019, 18, 32-38.

Mintz, K.; Waidely, E.; Zhou, Y.; Peng, Z.; Al-Youbi, A. O.; Bashammakh, A. S.; El-Shahawi, M. S.; Leblanc, R. M., Carbon dots and gold nanoparticles based immunoassay for detection of alpha-L-fucosidase. Anal. Chim. Acta 2018, 1041, 114-121.

Zhou, Y.; Mintz, K.; Oztan, C.; Hettiarachchi, S.; Peng, Z.; Seven, E.; Liyanage, P.; De La Torre, S.; Celik, E.; Leblanc, R., Embedding carbon dots in superabsorbent polymers for additive manufacturing. Polymers 2018, 10, 921-932.

Han, X.; Shokri Kojori, H.; Leblanc, R. M.; Kim, S. J., Ultrasensitive plasmonic biosensors for real-time parallel detection of alpha-L-fucosidase and cardiac-troponin-I in whole human blood. Anal. Chem. 201890, 7795-7799.

Zhou, Y.; Liyanage, P. Y.; Geleroff, D. L.; Peng, Z.; Mintz, K. J.; Hettiarachch, S. D.; Pandey, R. R.; Chusuei, C. C.; Blackwelder, P. L.; Leblanc, R. M., Photoluminescent carbon dots: a mixture of heterogeneous fractions. ChemPhysChem 201819, 2589-2597.

Pardo, J.; Peng, Z.; Leblanc, R., Cancer targeting and drug delivery using carbon-based quantum dots and nanotubes. Molecules 2018, 23, 378-399.

Sharma, S. K.; Seven, E. S.; Micic, M.; Li, S.; Leblanc, R. M., Surface chemistry and spectroscopic study of a cholera toxin B Langmuir monolayer. Langmuir 2018, 34, 2557-2564.

Peng, Z.; Li, J.; Li, S.; Pardo, J.; Zhou, Y.; Al-Youbi, A. O.; Bashammakh, A. S.; El-Shahawi, M. S.; Leblanc, R. M., Quantification of nucleic acid concentration in the nanoparticle or polymer conjugates using circular dichroism spectroscopy. Anal. Chem. 2018, 90, 2255-2262.

Zhou, Y.; Peng, Z.; Seven, E. S.; Leblanc, R. M., Crossing the blood-brain barrier with nanoparticles. J. Control. Release 2018270, 290-303.

 

2017 (10)

Han, X.; Tian, C.; Gandra, I.; Eslava, V.; Galindres, D.; Vargas, E.; Leblanc, R. M., The investigation on resorcinarenes towards either inhibiting or promoting insulin fibrillation. Chem. Eur. J.  201723, 17903-17907.

Peng, Z.; Miyanji, E. H.; Zhou, Y. Q.; Pardo, J.; Hettiarachchi, S. D.; Li, S. H.; Blackwelder, P. L.; Skromne, I.; Leblanc, R. M., Carbon dots: promising biomaterials for bone-specific imaging and drug delivery. Nanoscale 20179, 17533-17543.

Waidely, E.; Al-Youbi, A. O.; Bashammakh, A. S.; El-Shahawi, M. S.; Leblanc, R. M., Alphal fucosidase immunoassay for early detection of hepatocellular carcinoma. Anal. Chem. 201789, 9459-9466.

Han, X.; Jing, Z.; Wu, W.; Zou, B.; Peng, Z.; Ren, P.; Wikramanayake, A.; Lu, Z.; Leblanc, R. M., Biocompatible and blood-brain barrier permeable carbon dots for inhibition of Aβ fibrillation and toxicity, and BACE1 activity. Nanoscale 20179, 12862-12866.

Peng, Z.; Han, X.; Li, S.; Al-Youbi, A. O.; Bashammakh, A. S.; El-Shahawi, M. S.; Leblanc, R. M., Carbon dots: biomacromolecule interaction, bioimaging and nanomedicine. Coord. Chem. Rev. 2017, 343, 256-277.

Ji, Y.; Zhou, Y.; Waidely, E.; Desserre, A.; Marksberry, M. H.; Chusuei, C. C.; Dar, A. A.; Chat, O. A.; Li, S.; Leblanc, R. M., Rheology of a carbon dot gel. Inorg. Chim. Acta 2017468, 119-124.

Zhou, Y.; Desserre, A.; Sharma, S. K.; Li, S.; Marksberry, M. H.; Chusuei, C.; Blackwelder, P. L.; Leblanc, R. M., Gel-like carbon dots: characterization and their potential applications. ChemPhysChem 201718, 890-897.

Zhou, Y. Q.; Sharma, S. K.; Peng, Z. L.; Leblanc, R. M., Polymers in carbon dots: A review. Polymers 20179, 67-86. 

509 Sharma, S. K.; Leblanc, R. M., Biosensors based on β-galactosidase enzyme: Recent advances and perspectives. Anal. Biochem. 2017535, 1-11.

508 Han, X.; Park, J.; Wu, W.; Malagon, A.; Wang, L.; Vargas, E.; Wikramanayake, A.; Houk, K. N.; Leblanc, R. M., A resorcinarene for inhibition of Aβ fibrillation. Chem. Sci. 20178, 2003-2009.

 

2016 (10)

Waidely, E.; Al-Youbi, A. O.; Bashammakh, A. S.; El-Shahawi, M. S.; Leblanc, R. M., Study of the Alpha-l-Fucosidase Langmuir Monolayer at the Air–Water Interface. J. Phys. Chem. B 2016120, 12843-12849.

Sharma, S. K.; Li, S.; Micic, M.; Orbulescu, J.; Weissbart, D.; Nakahara, H.; Shibata, O.; Leblanc, R. M., β-Galactosidase Langmuir Monolayer at Air/X-gal Subphase Interface. J. Phys. Chem. B 2016120, 12279-12286.

Li, S.; Skromne, I.; Peng, Z.; Dallman, J.; Al-Youbi, A. O.; Bashammakh, A. S.; El-Shahawi, M. S.; Leblanc, R. M., "Dark" carbon dots specifically "light-up" calcified zebrafish bones. J. Mater. Chem. B 20164, 7398-7405.

Li, S.; Amat, D.; Peng, Z.; Vanni, S.; Raskin, S.; De Angulo, G.; Othman, A. M.; Graham, R. M.; Leblanc, R. M., Transferrin conjugated nontoxic carbon dots for doxorubicin delivery to target pediatric brain tumor cells. Nanoscale 20168, 16662-16669.

Peng, Z.; Li, S.; Han, X.; Al-Youbi, A. O.; Bashammakh, A. S.; El-Shahawi, M. S.; Leblanc, R. M., Determination of the composition, encapsulation efficiency and loading capacity in protein drug delivery systems using circular dichroism spectroscopy. Anal. Chim. Acta 2016937, 113-118.

Li, S.; Peng, Z.; Dallman, J.; Baker, J.; Othman, A. M.; Blackwelder, P. L.; Leblanc, R. M., Crossing the blood-brain-barrier with transferrin conjugated carbon dots: A zebrafish model study. Colloids Surf. B 2016145, 251-6.

Han, X.; Li, S.; Peng, Z.; Othman, A. M.; Leblanc, R., Recent development of cardiac troponin I detection. ACS Sensors 20161, 106-114.

Wang, Z. G.; Morales-Acosta, M. D.; Li, S. H.; Liu, W.; Kanai, T.; Liu, Y. T.; Chen, Y. N.; Walker, F.  J.; Ahn, C. H.; Leblanc, R. M.; Yan, E. C. Y., A narrow amide I vibrational band observed by sum frequency generation spectroscopy reveals highly ordered structures of a biofilm protein at the air/water interface. ChemComm  201652, 2956-2959. 

Han, X., S. Li, Z. Peng, A. O. Al-YuobiA. S. BashammakhM. S. El-Shahawib and  R. M. Leblanc. “Interactions between Carbon Nanomaterials and Biomolecules". J. Oleo Sci. 201665, 1-7. 

Waidely, E.,  A. O. Al-YuobiA. S. BashammakhM. S. El-Shahawib and  R. M. Leblanc. “Serum Protein Biomarkers Relevant to Hepatocellular Carcinoma and Their Detection” Analyst 2016, 141, 36-44.

 

2015 (7)

Ezzati S. N, M. Rabbani, R. M. Leblanc, E. Asadi, S. M. Ezzati, R. Rahimi, and S. Azodi-Deilami “Conducting, magnetic polyaniline/Ba0.25Sr0.75Fe11(Ni0.5Mn0.5)O19 nanocomposite: fabrication, characterization and application” J. Alloys. Compd. 2015, 646, 1157-1164. 

Li, S., Z. Peng, and R. M. Leblanc. “A Simple Method to Determine Protein Concentration in the Protein-Nanoparticle Conjugates Aqueous Solution Using Circular Dichroism Spectroscopy”. Anal. Chem. 2015, 87, 6455–6459. 

Li, S., J. D. Combs,, O. E. Alharbi, J. Kong, C. Wang,  and R. M. Leblanc. “The 13C Amide I Band is Still Sensitive to Conformation Change When the Regular Amide I Band Cannot Be Distinguished at the Typical Position in H2O”. ChemComm 2015, 51, 12537–12539.

Kuruvilla S. J., S. Li, L. Sansalone, B. Fortes, I. Zheng, C. Pumilia, M. Micic, J. Orbulescu and R. M. Leblanc. “Dihydrolipoic Acid Conjugated Carbon Dots Accelerate Human Insulin Fibrillation”. J. Parkinson’s Dis. Alzheimer's Dis. 2015, 2, 1-7.

Crawford, N. F., M. Micic, J. Orbulescu, D. Weissbart and R. M. Leblanc. “Surface chemistry and spectroscopy of the β-galactosidase Langmuir monolayer.” J. Colloid Interface Sci. 2015, 453, 202-208. 

Li S., L. Wang, C. Chusuei, V. Suarez, P. Blackwelder, M. Micic, J. Orbulescu and R. M. Leblanc. “Nontoxic Carbon Dots Potently Inhibit Human Insulin Fibrillation”. Chem. Mater. 2015, 27, 1764–1771.

Waidely, E., P. Cyrus, A. Malagon, E. F. Vargas, S. Li and R. M. Leblanc. “Host–Guest Complexation of a Pyrogallol[4]arene Derivative at the Air–Water Interface”. Langmuir 2015, 31, 1368–1375.

 

2014 (9)

Crawford, N. F., M. Micic, J. Orbulescu, D. Weissbart and R. M. Leblanc."Surface chemistry and spectroscopy of the beta-galactosidase Langmuir monolayer" Langmuir 2014 (submitted)

Crawford, N. F., M. Micic, J. Orbulescu, D. Weissbart and R. M. Leblanc. "Spectroscopy of beta-galactosidase in aqueous phase." J. Lumin. 2014 (submitted)

Sessions, K., Sacks, S., Li, S., and R. M. Leblanc. Epi-Fluorescence Imaging at the Air-Water Interface of Fibrillization of Bovine Serum Albumin and Human Insulin. Chem. Commun. 2014, 50, 8955-8957.

Zhang, S., Pierre-Pierre, N., Li, S. and R. M. Leblanc, Huo Q. Protein-Gold Nanoparticle Adsorption Assay for Prostate Cancer Detection. Nanomed: NBM. 2014 (submitted).

Li, S., J. Mulloor, L. Wang, Y. Ji, C. Mulloor, M. Micic, J. Orbulescu and R. M. Leblanc. Strong and selective adsorption of lysozyme on graphene oxide. ACS Appl. Mater. & Interfaces 2014, 6, 5704-5712.

Crawford, N. and R. M. Leblanc. Serum albumin in 2D: a Langmuir monolayer approach. Adv. Colloid Interface Sci. 2014, 207, 131-138.

Li, S., S. Potana, D. J. Keith, C. Wang and R. M. Leblanc. Validating isoptope-edited FTIR in H2O: determination of the conformation of specific residues in model alpha-helix peptide by 13C labeled carbonyls. Chem. Commun. 2014, 50, 3931-3933.

Crawford, N. and R. M. Leblanc. CdSe and CdSe(ZnS) quantum dots in 2D: a Langmuir monolayer approach. Coord. Chem. Rev. 2014, 263, 1324.

Li, S. and R. M. Leblanc. Aggregation of insulin at the interface. J. Phys. Chem. B. 2014, 118 (5), 1181-1188.

 

2013 (6)

Liu, W., Z. Wang, L. Fu, R. M. Leblanc and E. C. Y. Yan. Lipid compositions modulate fluidity and stability of bilayers: characterization by surface pressure and sum frequency generation spectroscopy. Langmuir 29 (48), 15022-15031.

Li, S., J. Guo, R. A. Patel, A. L. Dadlani and R. M. Leblanc. Interaction between graphene oxide and pluronic F127 at the air-water interface. Langmuir 29, 5742-5748.

Li, S., A. Stein, A. Kruger and R. M. Leblanc. Head groups of lipids govern the interaction and orientation between graphene oxide and lipids. J. Phys. Chem. C. 117 (31), 16150-16158.

Othman, A. M., S. Li and R. M. Leblanc. Enhancing selectivity in spectrofluorimetric determination of tryptophan by using graphene oxide nanosheets. Anal. Chim. Acta 787, 226-232.

Xu, J., C. Wang, J. Wang, Q. Huo, N. F. Crawford, E. A. Veliz and R. M. Leblanc. Smooth surface roughness of silanized CdSe(ZnS) quantum dots”. J. Colloid Interface Sci. 393, 21-28.

Garcia, A. R., I. Rahn, S. Johnson, R. Patel, J. Guo, J. Orbulescu, M. Micic, P. Blackwelder and R. M. Leblanc. Human insulin fibril-assisted synthesis of fluorescent gold nanoclusters in alkaline media under physiological temperature. Coll. Surf., B: Biointerfaces 105, 165-172.

 

2012 (7)

Djikanovic, D., A. Kalauzi, M. Jeremic, J. Xu, M. Micic, J. Whyte, R. M. Leblanc and K. Radotic. Interaction of the CdSe quantum dots with plant cell walls. Colloids Surf., B: Biointerfaces 91, 41-47.

Johnson, S., W. Liu, G. Thakur, A. Dadlani, R. Patel, J. Orbulescu, J. Whyte, M. Micic and R. M. Leblanc. Surface chemistry and spectroscopy of human insulin Langmuir monolayer. J. Phys. Chem. B 116 (34), 10205-10212.

Li, S., A. Aphale, I. Macwan, P. Patra, W. Gonzalez, J. Miksovska and R. M. Leblanc. Graphene Oxide as a quencher of fluorescent assay of amino acids, peptides, and proteins. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 4 (12), 7069-7075.

Li, S., M. Micic, J. Orbulescu, J. Whyte and R. M. Leblanc. Human islet amyloid polypeptide at the air-aqueous interface: a Langmuir monolayer approach. J. R. Soc. Interface 9 (76), 3118-3128.

Liu, W., S. Johnson, M. Micic, J. Orbulescu, J. Whyte, A. R. Garcia and R. M. Leblanc. Study of the aggregation of human insulin Langmuir monolayer. Langmuir 28 (7), 3369-3377.

Mullins, O., H. Sabbah, J. Eyssautier, A. E. Pomerantz, L. Barre, A. Ballard Andrews, Y. Ruiz-Morales, F. Mostowfi, R. McFarlane, L. Goual, R. Lepkowicz, T. Cooper, J. Orbulescu, R. M. Leblanc, J. Edwards and R. N. Zare. Advances in asphaltene science and the Yen-Mullins model. Energy and Fuels 26 (7), 3986-4003.

Thakur, G., P. Kovur, R. M. Leblanc and T. Thundat. Bismuth ferrite clusters induced hydrogel formation in human serum albumin. Chem. Commun. 49, 4193-4195.

 

2011 (5)

Echeverria, V., R. Zeitlin, S. Burgess, S. Patel, A. Barman, G. Thakur, M. Mamcarz, L. Wang, D.S.B. Satelle, D.A. Kirschner, T. Mori, R.M. Leblanc, R. Prabhakar and G.W. Arendash. Cotinine reduces amyloid-beta aggregation and improves memory in Alzheimer's disease mice”. Journal of Alzheimer's Disease (JAD) 24 (4), 817-835.

Mutavdzic, D., J. Xu, G. Thakur, R. Triulzi, S. Kasas, M. Jeremic, R.M. Leblanc and K. Radotic. Determination of the size of quantum dots by fluorescence spectroscopy. Analyst 136 (11), 2391-2396.

Thakur, G., M. Micic, Y. Yang, W. Li, D. Movia, S. Giordani, H. Zhang and R.M. Leblanc. Conjugated quantum dots inhibit the amyloid (1-42) fibrillation process. Int. J. Alzheimer Dis. Volume 2011, article ID 502386, 15 pages, doi: 10.4061/2011/502386.

Thakur, G., C. Pao, M. Micic, S. Johnson and R.M. Leblanc. Surface chemistry of lipid raft and amyloid AB (1-40) Langmuir monolayer. Coll. Surf. B: Biointerfaces 87, 369-377.

Zhao, L., K. M. Gattas-Asfura, J. Xu, R.A. Patel, A. Dadlani, M. Sillero-Mahinay, M. Cushmore, V. K. Rastogi, S.S. Shah and R.M. Leblanc. Organophosphorus acid anydrolase bio-template for the synthesis of CdS quantum dots. Chem. Commun. 47, 7242-7244.

 

2010 (9)

Kumari L., W.Z. Li, S. Kulkarni, K. H. Wu, W. Cheng, C.L. Wang, C.H. Vannoy and R.M. Leblanc. Effect of surfactants on the structure and morphology of magnesium borate hydroxide nanowhiskers synthesized by hydrothermal route. Nanoscale Res. Lett. 5, 149-157.

Orbulescu, J., M. Micic, C.M. Ensor, S. Trajkovic, S. Daunert and R.M. Leblanc. Human cardiac Troponin I: A Langmuir monolayer study. Langmuir, 26, 3268-3274.

Orbulescu, J., O.C. Mullins and R.M. Leblanc. Surface chemistry and spectroscopy of UG8 asphaltene Langmuir film, Part 1. Langmuir, 26, 15257-15264.

Orbulescu, J., O.C. Mullins and R.M. Leblanc. Surface chemistry and spectroscopy of UG8 asphaltene Langmuir film, Part 2. Langmuir, 26, 15265-15271.

Vannoy, C.H. and R.M. Leblanc. Effect of DHLA-capped CdSe/ZnS quantum dots on the fibrillation of human serum albumin. J. Phys. Chem. B 114, 10881-10888.

Wang, C., N. Shah, G. Thakur, F. Zhou and R.M. Leblanc. a-Synuclein in a-helical conformation at air-water interface: Implication of conformation and orientation changes during its accumulation/aggregation. Chem. Commun. 46, 6702-6704.

Kumari L., W.Z. Li, S. Kulkarni, K. H. Wu, W. Cheng, C.L. Wang, C.H. Vannoy and R.M. Leblanc. Effect of surfactants on the structure and morphology of magnesium borate hydroxide nanowhiskers synthesized by hydrothermal route. Nanoscale Res. Lett. 5, 149-157.

Kumari, L., W.Z. Li, C.H. Vannoy, R.M. Leblanc and D.Z. Wang. Zinc oxide micro- and nanoparticles: Synthesis, structure and optical properties. Mater. Res. Bull. 45, 190-196.

Vannoy, C.H., J. Xu and R.M. Leblanc. Bioimaging and self-assembly of lysozyme fibrils utilizing CdSe/ZnS quantum dots. J. Phys. Chem. C 114, 766-773.