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The services provided by Zystein are supported by protocols and publications in peer reviewed journals, books, book chapters, and published reports. The protocols of common laboratory practices are also provided.

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PUBLICATIONS

2017


  • I. Al-Ogaidi, M. I. Salman, FI Mohamm, ZP. Aguilar· M. Al-Ogaidi, YA HAdi, RM Abd Al-Rahman, “Antibacterial Cytotoxicity of Silver Nanoparticles Synthesized in Green and Black Tea,” World J of Experimental Biosciences, 5(1):39-45, 2017.  
  • F. Li, Bo Li, H. Dang, Q. Kang, L. Yang, Y. Wang, ZP Aguilar, W. Lai, H. Xu, “Viable pathogens detection in fresh vegetables by quadruplex PCR”, LWT- Food Science and Technology, 2017,  81:306-313.
  • L. Yang, K.H. Juan, W. Zhang,  ZP Aguilar, W. Lai, H. Xu, “Comparisons of the biodistribution and toxicological examinations after repeated intravenous administration of silver and gold nanoparticles in mice”, Scientific Reports 2017, 7(1), DOI: 10.1038/s41598-017-03015-1

2016

  • Huijuan Kuang · Lin Yang · Nagendra P. Shah · Zoraida P. Aguilar· Lijun Wang · Hengyi Xu · Hua Wei, “Synergistic in vitro and in vivo antimicrobial effect of a mixture of ZnO nanoparticles and Lactobacillus fermentation liquor,” Appl Microbiol Biotechnology, 2016, 100:3757-3766.  DOI 10.1007/s00253-015-7221-x.
  • Yan Mao · Xiaolin Huang · Sicheng Xiong · Hengyi Xu · Zoraida P. Aguilar · Yonghua Xiong, “ Large-volume immunomagnetic separation combined with multiplex PCR assay for simultaneous detection of Listeria monocytogenes and Listeria ivanovii in lettuce, “  Food Control, 2016, 59: 601-608
  • B. Zhou, B. Chen, X. Wu, F. Li, P. Yu, ZP Aguilar, H. Wei, H. Xu, “A new application of a sodium deoxycholate-propidium monoazide-quantitative PCR assay for rapid and sensitive detection of viable Cronobacter sakazakii in powdered infant formula’” Journal of Dairy Science, 2016,  99(12), DOI: 10.3168/jds.2016-11538.
  • L. Yang, KH Juan, Y. Li, H. Xu, ZP Aguilar, Y. Xiong, H. Wei, H. Xu, “”, Mechanism of enhanced antibacterial activity of ultra-fine ZnO in phosphate buffer solution with various organic acids, “ Environmental Pollution, 2016,  218; DOI: 10.1016/j.envpol.2016.08.015
  • F. Li, G. Xie, B. Zhou, P. Yu, S. Yu, ZP Aguilar, H. Wei, H. Xu, “Rapid and simultaneous detection of viable Cronobacter sakazakii, Staphylococcus aureus, and Bacillus cereus in infant food products by PMA-mPCR assay with internal amplification control, “ LWT- Food Science and Technology, 2016, 74, DOI: 10.1016/j.lwt.2016.07.044
  • W. Zhang, L. Yang, KH Juan, P. Yang, ZP Aguilar, A. Wng, F Fu, H. Xu, “Acute Toxicity of Quantum Dots on Late Pregnancy Mice: Effects of Nanoscale Size and Surface Coating,
  • KH Juan, P. Yang,  L. Yang, ZP Aguilar, H. Xu, “ Size dependent effect of ZnO nanoparticles on endoplasmic reticulum stress signaling pathway in murine liver, “Journal of hazardous materials, 2016, 317, DOI: 10.1016/j.jhazmat.2016.05.063


2015

 

  • Zhang, L., Liu, W., Xu, H., Aguilar, Z.P., Shah, N. P, and Wei, H., “Propidium monoazide combined with real-time PCR for selective detection, of viable Staphylococcus aureus in milk powder and meat products, J. Dairy Sci., 2015, TBC:1–9; http://dx.doi.org/10.3168/jds.2014-8938.

  • Wang, L., Ye, C., Xu, H., Aguilar, Z.P., Xong, Y., Lai, W., and Wei, H., Development of an SD-PMA-mPCR assay with internal amplification control for rapid and sensitive detection of viable Salmonella spp. Shigella spp., and Stapjylococus aureus in food products,” Food Control, 2015, 57 (TBA); doi:10.1016/j.foodcont.2015.04.016
  •  Kuang, H., Gan, B., Guo, L., Aguilar, Z. P., Xu, H., “Determination of Benzodiazepines in Beef by Magnetic Solid Phase Extraction and High-Performance Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry”, Analytical Letters, 2015, DOI:10.1080/00032719.2015.1076830 .
  • Yang, L. Kuang, H., Liu, Y., Xu, H. , Aguilar, Z.P., Li, C., Shao, Z. and Wei, H., “Mechanism of enhanced antibacterial activity of ultra-fine ZnO in phosphate buffer solution with various organic acids,” Submitted to  J Nanotechnology, 2015.
  • Zhang, W., Yang, L., Kuang, H., Yang, P., Aguilar, Z.P., Wei, H., Fu, F., and Xu, H., “The toxicity of cadmium containing quantum dots on the last two days of mice pregnancy,” Submitted to Biomaterials, 2015.

  • ​Xiaolin Huang ,  Zoraida P Aguilar,  Hengyi Xu, Weihua Lai,Yonghua Xiong, “  Membrane-based lateral flow immunochromatographic strip with Nanoparticles as Reporters for detection: A review”, Biosensors and Bioelectronics, August, 2015, DOI: 10.1016/j.bios.2015.08.032 · Source: PubMed.
  • Wenting Liu · Liju Nie · Fulai Li · Zoraida P Aguilar · Hong Xu ·Yonghua Xiong · Fen Fu · Hengyi Xu, “ Folic acid conjugated magnetic iron oxide nanoparticles for nondestructive separation and detection of ovarian cancer cells from whole blood,”  Oct. 2015, DOI: 10.1039/c5bm00207a



2014

  • Israa Al-Ogaidi, Honglei Gou, Abdul Kareem A. Al-kazaz, Zoraida P. Aguilar, Alice K. Melconian, Peng Zheng, Nianqiang Wu, A gold@silica core–shell nanoparticle-based surface-enhanced Raman scattering biosensor for label-free glucose detection, Analytica Chimica Acta, 2014, 811 (2014) 76– 80.
  •  Hari Shanker Sharma, Preeti K. Menon, José Vicente Lafuente, Zoraida P. Aguilar, Y. Andrew Wang, Dafin Fior Muresanu, Herbert Mössler, Ranjana Patnaik, Aruna Sharma, The role of functionalized magnetic iron oxide nanoparticles in the central nervous system injury and repair: New potentials for neuroprotection with cerebrolysin therapy, Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology 01/2014; 14:577-595.
  •  Lijun Wang, Ping Li, Youjun Yang, Hong Xu, Zoraida P. Aguilar, Hengyi Xu, Lin Yang, Feng Xu, Weihua Lai, Yonghua Xiong, Hua Wei, “Development of an immunomagnetic separation–propidium monoazide–polymerase chain reaction assay with internal amplification control for rapid and sensitive detection of viable Escherichia coli O157:H7 in milk”,  International Dairy Journal. 01/2014; 34(2):280–286
  •  Israa Al-Ogaidi, Honglei Gou, Zoraida P Aguilar, Shouwu Guo, Alice K Melconian, Abdul Kareem A Al-Kazaz, Fanke Meng, Nianqiang Wu, “  Detection of the ovarian cancer biomarker CA-125 using chemiluminescence resonance energy transfer to graphene quantum dots. Chemical Communications, 2014, Vol. 50, No. 11:1344-1346, doi:10.1039/c3cc47701k 
  •  Zoraida P. Aguilar, “Quantum Dots for Bioimaging”, Chapter 3 in “Biosensors Based on Nanomaterials and Nanodevices”, J.Li and N. Wu, eds, CRC Press, 2014, pp.41-70.
  •  ZP Aguilar, P Hesketh, MTCarter, J Li, CR Kreller, GW Hunter, PK Sekhar, LA Nagahara, A Simonian, P Vanysek, N Wu, BA Chin, S Mitra, RI Stefan-van Staden, A Khosla (eds), Chemical and Biological Sensors 11-and-MEMS/NEMS 11, ECS Transactions, 64(1),  225th ECS and SMEQ Joint International Meeting, Oct 5-9, 2014, Cancun, Mexico.
  • Zoraida P Aguilar, Israa Al-Ogaidi, Savan Suri, Honglei Gou, Nianqiang Wu, Hengyi Xu, Hua Wei, and Andrew Wang, Nano and Biosensors for Life sciences Applications, ECS Trans. 2014 64(1): 143-148; 225th ECS and SMEQ Joint International Meeting, Oct 5-9, 2014, Cancun, Mexico.


2013

  • Youjun Yang, Feng Xu, Hengyi Xu, Zoraida P Aguilar, Ruijiang Niu, Yong Yuan, Jichang Sun, Xingyong You, Weihua Lai, Yonghua Xiong, Cuixiang Wan, Magnetic nano-beads based separation combined with propidium monoazide treatment and multiplex PCR assay for simultaneous detection of viable Salmonella Typhimurium, Escherichia coli O157:H7 and Listeria monocytogenes in food products, Food Microbiology, 2013, 34(2):418-424.
  • Qianglai Tan, Hengyi Xu, Zoraida P Aguilar, Shanshan Peng, Suqin Dong, Baogui Wang, Ping Li, Tingtao Chen, Feng Xu, Hua Wei, Safety Assessment and Probiotic Evaluation of Enterococcus Faecium YF5 Isolated from Sourdough, J Food Science, 2013, Accepted.
  • B Youjun Yang, Cuixiang Wan, Hengyi Xu, Zoraida P Aguilar, Qianglai Tan, Feng Xu, Weihua Lai, Yonghua Xiong, Hua Wei, Identification of an outer membrane protein of Salmonella enteric serovar Typhimurium as a potential vaccine candidate for Salmonellosis in mice., Microbes and Infection, 2013, 15:388-398.
  • Israa Al-Ogaidi, Zoraida P. Aguilar, Savan Suri, Honglei Gou, and Nianqiang Wu, Dual Detection of Cancer Biomarker CA125 Using Absorbance and Electrochemical Methods, Analyst, 2013, DOI: 10.1039/c3an00668a
  • Patrick A. Gladding, Andrew Cave, Mehran Zareian, Kevin Smith, Jagir Hussan, Peter Hunter, Folarin Erogbogbo, Zoraida Aguilar, David S. Martin, Eugene Chan, Margie L. Homer, Abhijit V. Shevade, Mohammad Kassemi, James D. Thomas and Todd T. Schlegel, Open Access Integrated Therapeutic and Diagnostic Platforms for Personalized Cardiovascular Medicine, J. Pers. Med. 2013, 2, 1-x manuscripts; doi:10.3390/jpm20x000x
  •  X. Huang, ZP Aguilar, H. Li, W. Lai, H. Wei, H, Xu, Y. Xiong, Fluorescent Ru(phen)32+  doped silica nanoparticles-based ICTS sensor for quantitative detection of enrofloxacin residues in chicken meat, Anal Chem, 2013, 85, 5120-5128.
  • ZAguilar, A Simonian, LA Nagahara, A Khosla, HC De Long, N Wu (editors), Nano/Biosensors, ECS Transactions, 53(35), 223rd ECS Meeting,  May 12-16, 2013, Toronto, Canada.
  • MT Carter, Z Aguilar, BA Chin, GW Hunter, PK Sekhar, Sensors, Actuators, and Microsystems (General), 224th ECS Meeting, Oct 27-Nov 1, 2013, San Francisco, CA
  • X. Huang, Z.P.Aguilar, H. Li, W. Lai, H. Wei, H. Xu, Y. Xiong, Flourescent Ru(phen)32+-doped Silica Nanoparticles-based ICTS Sensor for Quantitative Detection of Enrofloxacin Residues in Chicken Meat, Anal Chem, 2013,dx.doi.org/10.1021/ac400502v
  • Y. Yang, C. Wan, H. Xu, Z.P. Aguilar, Q. Tan, F. Xu, W. Lai, Y. Xiong, H. Wei, Identification of an outer membrane protein of Salmnella enterica serovar Typhimurium as a potential vaccine candidate for Salmonellosis in mice, Microbes and Infection, 2013, 15:388-398.
  • Kae  Miriam Pusic, Zoraida P. Aguilar, Jaclyn McLoughlin, Sophie Kobuck, Hong Xu, Mazie Tsang, Andrew Wang, and George Hui, “Iron Oxide Nanoparticles as Clinically Acceptable Delivery Platform for a Recombinant Blood-Stage Human Malaria Vaccine,” The FASEB Journal, 2013, Mar;27(3):1153-66.


2012

  • C. Wan, Y. Yang, H. Xu, Z. P. Aguilar, C. Liu, W. Lai, Y. Xiong, F. Xu, H. Wei, Development of  a propidium monoazide treatment combined with loop-mediated isothermal amplification (PMA-LAMP) assay for rapid detection of viable Listeria monocytogenes, Int. J Food Sci & Technol, 2012, 47:2460-2467.
  • Z.P. Aguilar, Nanomaterials for Medical Applications, Elsevier, New York, October, 2012, pp461, [http://store.elsevier.com/Nanomaterials-for-Medical-Applications/Zoraida-Aguilar/isbn-9780123850898/
  • Vivek D. Badwaik, Lakshmisri M Vangala, Dillon S Pender, Chad B Willis, Zoraida P Aguilar, Matthew S Gonzalez, Rammohan Paripelly, Rajalingam Dakshinamurthy, “Size-dependent antimicrobial properties of sugar-encapsulated gold nanoparticles synthesized by a green method,” Nanoscale Research Letters, 2012, 7(1):623.
  • H. Xu, F. Qu, H. Xu, W. Lai, YA. Wang, Z. P. Aguilar, and H. Wei, “Role of Reactive Oxygen Species in the Antibacterial Mechanism of Silver Nanoparticles on Escherichia coli O157:H7,”   Biometals, 2012, 25:45-53.
  • Q. Tan, H. Xu, P. Li, Z. P. Aguilar, D. Xu, X. Ming, F. Xu, and H. Wei, “Differential expression of virulence and stress fitness genes during the interaction between Listeria monocytogenes and Bifidobacterium longum,” Bioscience, Biotechnology, and Biochemistry. 2012. 76 (4):699-704.   
  • H. Xu, X. Chen, L. Guo, J. Zhang, W. Lai, Z. P. Aguilar, H. Wei, and Y. Xiong, “Monoclonal antibody based enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay for detection of total malachite green and crystal violet residues in fishery products,” International Journal of Environmental Analytical Chemistry, 2012. DOI:10.1080/03067319.2012.672982
  • L. Guo, J. Zhang, H. Wei, W. Lai, Z. P. Aguilar, H. Xu, and Y. Xiong, “Nanobeads-based rapid magnetic solid phase extraction of trace amounts of leuco-malachite green in fish samples,” Talanta. 2012. 97, 336-342.
  •  E. Pacsial-Ong, Z. P. Aguilar, “Chemical warfare agent detection:  a review of current trends and future perspective, Accepted, Special Issue: Nano and Bio Sensors,” Frontiers in Bioscience, Accepted, May, 2012.
  • Q. Tan, H. Xu, T. Chen, P. Li, Z. P. Aguilar, D. Xu, X. Ming, F. Xu, H. Wei, “Differential Expression of Virulence and Stress Genes during Interaction between Listeria monocytogenes and Bifidobacterium longum,” Biosci Biotechnol Biochem, 2012, 76: 110832-1 to 110832-6.
  • Y. Yang, C. Wan, H. Xu,W. Lai, Y. Xiong, X. You, H. Xu, Z. P. Aguilar, J. Sun, H. Wei, “Development of a multiplexed PCR assay combined with propidium monoazide treatment for rapid and accurate detection and identification of three viable Salmonella enterica serovars,” Food Control, 2012, 28: 456-462.
  • L. Bu, J. Xie, K. Chen, J. Huang, Z. P. Aguilar, A. Wang, K. W. Sun, M-S. Chua, S. So, Z. Cheng, H. S. Eden, B. Shen, X. Chen, “Assessment and comparison of magnetic nanoparticles as MRI contrast agents in a rodent model of human hepatocellular carcinoma. Contrast Media & Molecular Imaging,” 2012, 7(4):363-72. DOI:10.1002/cmmi.
  • M. Li, S.K. Cushing,  J.  Zhang, J. Lankford, Z.P. Aguilar, D. Ma, N. Wu, “Shape-dependent surface-enhanced Raman scattering in gold-Raman probe-silica sandwiched nanoparticles for biocompatible applications,” Nanotechnology, 2012, 23(11):115501.


​2011

  • H. Xu, Z.P. Aguilar, H. Wei, A. Wang, “Development of semiconductor nanomaterial whole cell imaging sensor on glass slides,” Special Issue: Nano and Bio Sensors,  Frontiers in Bioscience, 2011, E3: 1013-1024.
  • K. Pusic, H. Xu, A. Stridiron, Z. P. Aguilar, A. Wang, and G. Hui "Blood Stage Merozoite Surface Protein Conjugated to Nanoparticles Induce Potent Parasite Inhibitory Antibodies, Vaccine, 2011, 29(48): 8890-8908.
  •  H. Xu, Z.P. Aguilar, L. Yang, M. Kuang, H. Duan, Y. Xiong, H. Wei, A. Wang, Antibody conjugated magnetic iron oxide nanoparticles for cancer cell separation in fresh whole blood, Biomaterials, 2011, 32(36):9758-9765.
  • Z.P. Aguilar, Nano and Bio Sensors, Special issue of Frontiers in Biosciences, 2012 (online since June 2011).
  • Z. Aguilar, J. Li, A. Simonian, R. Mukundan, V. Lvovich, N. Wu (editors), Sensors, Actuators, and Microsystems (General), 219th ECS Meeting, ECS Transactions, Vol. 35 (30), May 1-6, 2011, Montreal, Canada. 
  • A. Simonian, Z. Aguilar, J. Burgess, B. Chin, G. Hunter, L. Nagahara (editors), Sensors for Biomedical Applications, 219th ECS Meeting, ECS Transactions, Vol. 35 (35), May 1-6, 2011, Montreal, Canada. 


2010

  • H. Su, H. Xu, S. Gao, J. D. Dixon, Z. P. Aguilar, A. Y. Wang, J. Xu, J. Wang, “Microwave Synthesis of Nearly Monodisperse Core/Multishell Quantum Dots with Cell Imaging Applications,” Nanoscale Research Letters, 2010, 5(3), 625-630.
  • Z. P. Aguilar, H. Xu, J. D. Dixon, and A. Y. Wang. Blocking Non-specific uptake of engineered nanomaterials. ECS Transactions. 2010, 25 (31), 37-48. DOI: 10.1149/1.3327203
  • H. Xu,  Z. P. Aguilar, H. Wei, and A. Y. Wang. Cell uptake of nanoparticles. ECS Transactions, 2010,  25 (31), 9-17.
  • H. Xu, Z. P. Aguilar, and Y. A.  Wang. Quantum dot-based sensors for proteins. ECS Transactions. 2010. 25 (31), 1-8. DOI: 10.1149/1.3327196
  • R. Wang, H. Xu, J. Dixon, and Z. P. Aguilar. Observation of uptake and distribution of quantum dots in plants,  Materials Research Society Proceedings, Vol. 1209, 1209-YY07-14, 2010.
  • H. Su, H. Xu, S. Gao, J. D. Dixon, Z. P. Aguilar, A. Y. Wang, J. Xu, J. Wang, Microwave Synthesis of Nearly Monodisperse Core/Multishell Quantum Dots with Cell Imaging Applications,  Nanoscale Research Letters, 2010, 5(3), 625-630.
  • Z. P. Aguilar, H. Xu, B. Jones, J. D. Dixon, and A. Y. Wang, Semiconductor Quantum Dots for Cell Imaging, Materials Research Society Proceedings, 2010, Vol. 1237, 1237-TT06-01.
  • H. Xu, Z. P. Aguilar, B. Jones, H. Wei, and A. Y. Wang, Elimination of Quantum dots Cell Uptake, Materials Research Society Proceedings, 2010, Vol. 1236, 1236-SS08-30.
  •  Z. P. Aguilar, Y. Aguilar, H. Xu, B. Jones, J. D. Dixon, H. Xu, and A. Y. Wang, “Nanomaterials in Medicine”, ECS Transactions, 2010, 33(8), 69-74.
  • F.Qu, H. Xu, H. Wei, W. Lai, Y. Xiong, F. Xu, Z. P. Aguilar, H. Xu, and Y. A. Wang. Effects of pH and temperature on antibacterial activity of silver nanoparticles. Proceedings of International Conference on BioMedical Engineering and Informatics (BMEI 2010). 2010. 5:2033-2037.
  • H. Xu, F. Xu, J. Zhang, H. Wei, Z. P. Aguilar, H. Su, J. D. Dixon, and Y. A. Wang. Toxicity evaluation of quantum dots to microorganisms: a toxicity assessment of CdTe/ZnS core/shell quantum dots with Escherichia coli. 4th International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedical Engineering (iCBBE). 2010. 1-4.
  • H. Xu, Z. P. Aguilar, H. Su, B. J. Jones, J. D. Dixon, Y. Xiong, H. Wei, and A.Y. Wang. In situ imaging of breast cancer cells using green semiconductor quantum dots. Transactions of Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics. 2010. 13 (1): 13-20.
  • G. Hunter, P. Hesketh, Z. Aguilar, S. Akbar, M. Carter, J. Li, A. Simonian, J. Davidson, A. Londergan, S. Shoji, P. Srinivasan, K. Sundaram, P. Vanysek, (editors), Chemical Sensors 9 and MEMS/NEMS 9, ECS Transactions, Vol.33, 8, October, 2010, Las Vegas, NV.


​2009

  • H. Xu, Z. P. Aguilar, John Dixon, Ben Jones, A. Wang, H. Wei, "Breast Cancer Cell Imaging using Semiconductor Quantum Dots", ECS Transactions - Vienna, Austria" Volume 25, "First International Symposium on Semiconductor and Plasmonics-Active Nanostructures for Photonic Devices and Systems", ECS Transactions, 2009, 25:69-77.
  • H. Xu, Z. P. Aguilar, J. L. Waldron, H. Wei, and Y. A. Wang, “Application of Semiconductor Quantum Dots for Breast Cancer Cell Sensing, “ 2009 Biomedical Engineering and Informatics, IEEE Computer Society, BMEI, 2009, 1:516-520.
  • H. Xu, Z. P. Aguilar, H. Su, J. Dixon, H. Wei, and A. Wang, Breast Cancer Cell Imaging using Semiconductor Quantum Dots, ECS Trans. 2009, 25 (11), 69-77.
  • H. Xu, F. Qu, Z. Aguilar, J. Dixon, B. Jones, Y. Xiong, H. Wei, and Y. A. Wang. Enhanced antimicrobial activity of Honeysuckle by nanoparticles. Proceedings of International Conference of Natural Products and Traditional Medicine (ICNPTM' 09). 2009: 217-221.
  • R. R. Mukundan, G. Hunter, and Z. Aguilar, (editors), Sensors, Actuators, and Microsystems (General) - 216th ECS Meeting, Volume 25, Issue 31, October 4 -9, 2009, Vienna, Austria.


2008

  • F. Dudak, I. Boyacci, J. Agnese, H. Mahmud, Z. Aguilar, C. Seliskar, H. Halsall, W. Heineman, “Determination of viable Escherichia coli using antibody-coated paramagnetic beads with fluorescence detection,” Anal and Bioanal. Chem, 2008, 393(3), 949-956.
  • Z. P. Aguilar, Sirisena, M., Gertsch, J., Pacsial-Ong, E., Yoga Narasimhan, P., Wansapura, C., Kuzmicheva, G., Henrichs, A., Aday, J., Norman, M., Aguilar, Y., and Estorninos, L., “Development of Self-contained Microelectrochemical Array Assays for Whole Organisms,” ECS Transactions, 2008, 16 (11), 165-176.
  • Z. P. Aguilar, Yoga Narasimhan, P., Wansapura, C., Henrichs, A., Aday, J., Aguilar, Y., and Estorninos, L., “Electrochemical Immunoassay Detection of Bacillus anthracis Protective antigen,” ECS Transactions., 2008, 13(22), 1-8.
  • R. Mukundan, Z. Aguilar, C. Bruckner-Lea, M. Carter, G. Hunter, N. Miura, F. Mizutani, Y. Shimizu, (editors), Chemical Sensors 8: Chemical (Gas, Ion, Bio) Sensors and Analytical Systems, ECS Transactions, Vol.16, 11, 2008, 567p.
  • A. Simonian, Z. Aguilar, M. Bayachou, and H. de Long, (editors), Electrochemical Nano/Biosensors, ECS Transactions,Vol. 13 (22), May, 2008.
  • J. Burgess, H. de Long, and  Z. Aguilar, (editors), Biological Nanostructures, Materials, and Applications, ECS Transactions, Vol. 16,38, October, 2008.


2007

  • Z. P. Aguilar and M. Sirisena, “Development of Automated Amperometric Detection of Antibodies against Bacillus anthracis Protective Antigen,” Anal.Bioanal.Chem. 2007,389,507-515.
  • Z. P. Aguilar, “Small Volume Detection of Plasmodium falciparum Using a 50-Micrometer Diameter Cavity with Self-contained Electrochemistry”, ECS Trans, 2007, 3(40), 1-7.
  • W.R. Heineman, H.B. Halsall, C. J. Seliskar, Z.P. Aguilar, S. Farrell, A. Jurkevica, H. Kuramitz, N. R. Mwale, N. R. Matsuno, J.H. Thomas, U. Tiwari, J. Tu, and C. Wansapura, “Rapid Detection of Bioterrorism Agents in Water Supplies”, AWWA Research Foundation and USEPA, AWWARF, Denver, 2007.


2006

  • Z. P. Aguilar, “Rapid Small Volume Microelectrochemical DNA-hybridization Detection of Plasmodium falciparum,”  Analytical Chemistry, 2006,. 78(4), 1122-1129.
  • Z. P. Aguilar, P. Arumugam, I. Fritsch,  “Magnetohydrodynamic Driven Flow through a Straight LTCC Channel,” Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry, 2006, 591, 201-209.
  • P. U. Arumugam, E. S. Fakunle, E. C. Anderson, S. R. Evans, K. G. King, Z. P. Aguilar, C. S. Carter, I. Fritsch, “Redox Magnetohydrodynamic Pumping in a Microfluidic Channel,” I. Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry,  2006, 591(2), 201-209.
  • Z. P. Aguilar, C. Van Nguyen, M. Sirisena, J. Gertsch, P. Arumugam, D. Spencer, C. Wansapura, Y. Aguilar, and J. Homesley, “Automated Microarray Technology for Biomedical and Environmental Sensors,” ECS Transactions, 2006, 3(10), 125-137.
  • E. S. Fakunle, Z. P. Aguilar, and I. Fritsch, “Evaluation of Screen Printed Gold on Low Temperature Co-fired Ceramics as a Substrate for Immobilization of Electrochemical Immunoassays,” Langmuir, 2006, 22, 10844-10853.
  • P. U. Arumugam, S. Fakunle, E. C. Anderson, S. R. Evans, K. G. King, Z. P. Aguilar, C. S. Carter, I. Fritsch, “Redox Magnetohydrodynamics in a Microfluidic Channel: Characterization and Pumping,” Journal of Electrochemical Society, 2006,153(12), E185-E194.
  • I. Fritsch, Z. P. Aguilar, “Advantages of Downsizing Electrochemical Detection for DNA Assays,” Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry, 2006, 387, 159-163.


2005

  • I. Boyacci, Z. P. Aguilar, H. B. Halsall, C. J. Seliskar, and W. Heineman, “Amperometric Detection of E. coli in Drinking Water,” Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry, 2005, Vol.382, 1234-1241.
  • G. Hunter, Z. Aguilar, S. Akbar, C. Bruckner-Lea, P. Hesketh, M. Josowicz,  R. Mukundan, J. Stetter, (editors), Sensors, Actuators, an Microsystems, ECSTransactions, Vol.1, 21, October, 2005.


 2004

  • J. R. Richardson, Z. P. Aguilar, N. Kaval, . Andria, T. Shtoyko, C. J. Seliskar and W. R. Heinemen, “Optical and Electrochemical Evaluation of Colloidal Au Nanoparticle-ITO Hybrid Optically transparent Electrode and Their Applications in Attenuated Total Reflections Spectroelectrochemistry,” Electrochimica Acta, 2004, 48,4291-4299.
  • S.Neugebauer, S. R. Evans, Z. P. Aguilar, M. Mosbach, I. Fritsch, and W. Schumann, “A New Approach for Analysis in Ultrasmall Volumes: Microdispensing of Picoliter Droplets and Rapid Analysis without Protection from Evaporation,” Analytical Chemistry, 2004,  76, 458-463.


2003

  • ​Z. P. Aguilar, I. Fritsch, “DNA-hybridization Sensor for C. parvum hsp70 mRNA gene," Analytical Chemistry, 2003, 75,  3890-3897.


2002

  • Z. P. Aguilar, W. Vandaveer, I. Fritsch, “Self-contained Microelectrochemical Immunosensors for Small Volumes Using Mouse IgG as Model Analyte", Analytical Chemistry, 2002, 74,3321-3329. 


Patents and Patent Applications

 1) I. Fritsch, R. R. Beitle, Jr., and Z. P. Aguilar, Self-contained Microelectrochemical bioassay Platforms and Methods, US Patent # 20030077642, SN 253187, April 24, 2003.

2) I.  Fritsch, R. R. Beitle, Jr., and Z. P. Aguilar, Self-contained Microelectrochemical bioassay Platforms and Methods, United States 7,645,615, Issued March 24, 2008

3) I.  Fritsch, R. R. Beitle, Jr., and Z. P. Aguilar, Self-contained Microelectrochemical Immunoassay Platforms and Methods, United States 7,348,183, Issued March 25, 2008

4)I. Fritsch, R. Beitle, and Z. P. Aguilar, Electrochemical methods for detecting water borne pathogens, US Patent # 7,456,028 B2,  November 25, 2008. 

5) I. Fritsch, C. S. Carter, Z. P. Aguilar, Microfluidics and Small Volume Mixing based on Redox MHD Methods, US patent # 675524, May 11, 2004. 

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