Universal Nanothin Silk Coatings via Controlled Spidroin Self-Assembly

R. Helen Zha, Peyman Delparastan, Tanner D. Fink, Joschka Bauer, Thomas Scheibel, and Phillip B. Messersmith. Biomaterials Science 2018 (accepted 12/2018). DOI: 10.1039/C8BM01186A


Silk and Silk-Like Supramolecular Materials

Tanner D. Fink and R. Helen Zha. Macromolecular Rapid Communications 2018 39 (17), 1700834. DOI: 10.1002/marc.201700834 

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NJ Van Zee, B Adelizzi, MFJ Mabesoone, X Meng, A Aloi, RH Zha, M Lutz, IAW Filot, ARA Palmans, and EW Meijer. Potential enthalpic energy of water in oils exploited to control supramolecular structure. Nature 2018 558, 100-103. DOI: 10.1038/s41586-018-0169-0

RH Zha, G Vantomme, JA Berrocal, R Gosens, B de Waal, S Meskers, and EW Meijer. Photoswitchable nanomaterials fased on hierarchically organized siloxane oligomers. Advanced Functional Materials 2017 28 (1) 1703952. DOI: 10.1002/adfm.201703952

JA Berrocal, RH Zha, BFM de Waal, JAM Lugger, M Lutz, and EW Meijer. Unraveling the driving forces in the self-assembly of monodisperse naphthalenediimide-oligodimethylsiloxane block molecules. ACS Nano 2017 11 (4), 3733-3741. DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.6b08380

AT Haedler, SCJ Meskers, RH Zha, M Kivala, H-W Schmidt, and EW Meijer. Pathway complexity in the enantioselective self-assembly of functional carbonyl-bridged triarylamine trisamides. Journal of the American Chemical Society 2016 138 (33), 10539-10545. DOI: 10.1021/jacs.6b05184

AV Gorbunov, AT Haedler, T Putzeys, RH Zha, H-W Schmidt, M Kivala, I Urbanavičiu̅tė, M Wübbenhorst, EW Meijer, and M Kemerink. Switchable charge injection barrier in an organic supramolecular semiconductor. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 2016 8 (24), 15535-15542. DOI: 10.1021/acsami.6b02988

RH Zha, BFM de Waal, M Lutz, AJP Teunissen, and EW Meijer. End groups of functionalized siloxane oligomers direct block-copolymeric or liquid-crystaline self-assembly behavior. Journal of the American Chemical Society 2016 138 (17), 5693-5698. DOI: 10.1021/jacs.6b02172

H Minehara, LM Pitet, S Kim, RH Zha, EW Meijer, and CJ Hawker. Branched block copolymers for tuning of morphology and feature size in thin film nanolithography. Macromolecules 2016 49 (6), 2318-2326. DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.5b02649

RH Zha, YS Velichko, R Bitton, and SI Stupp. Molecular design for growth of supramolecular membranes with hierarchical structure. Soft Matter 2016 12 (5), 1401-1410. DOI: 10.1039/C5SM02381E

RH Zha, S Sur, J Boekhoven, HY Shi, M Zhang, and SI Stupp. Supramolecular assembly of multifunctional maspin-mimetic nanostructures as a potent peptide-based angiogenesis inhibitor. Acta Biomaterialia 2015 12, 1-10. DOI: 10.1016/j.actbio.2014.11.001

J Boekhoven, RH Zha, F Tantakitti, E Zhuang, R Zandi, CJ Newcomb, and SI Stupp. Alginate–peptide amphiphile core–shell microparticles as a targeted drug delivery system. RSC Advances 2015 5 (12), 8753-8756. DOI: 10.1039/C4RA16593D

R Bitton, LW Chow, RH Zha, YS Velichko, ET Pashuck, and SI Stupp. Electrostatic control of structure in self‐assembled membranes. Small 2014 10 (3), 500-505. DOI: 10.1002/smll.201300254

SI Stupp, RH Zha, LC Palmer, H Cui, and R Bitton. Self-assembly of biomolecular soft matter. Faraday Discussions 2013 166, 9-30. DOI: 10.1039/C3FD00120B

RH Zha, S Sur, and SI Stupp. Self‐assembly of cytotoxic peptide amphiphiles into supramolecular membranes for cancer therapy. Advanced Healthcare Materials 2013 2 (1), 126-133. DOI: 10.1002/adhm.201200118

JB Matson, RH Zha, SI Stupp. Peptide self-assembly for crafting functional biological materials. Current Opinion in Solid State and Materials Science 2011 15 (6), 225-235. DOI: 10.1016/j.cossms.2011.08.001


RH Zha, M Zhang, and SI Stupp. Anti-angiogenic molecules, nanostructures and uses thereof. US Patent 9169294. October 2015