Scientific Publications 


The following scientific publications are based on results obtained with an instrument produced by
LS Instruments. This list is by no means complete.



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Selected publications 2012 


Biopolymer Folding Driven Nanoparticle Reorganization in Bio-nanocomposites

F. Carn, F. Boué, M. Djabourov, N. Steunou, T. Coradin, J. Livage, S. Floquet, E. Cadot, E. Buhler 

Soft Matter, 2012, 8, 2930-2944.


Effect of Glycerol and Dimethyl Sulfoxide on the Phase Behavior of Lysozyme: Theory and Experiments

C. Gögelein, D. Wagner, F. Cardinaux, G. Nägele,S. U. Egelhaaf

J. Chem. Phys., 2012, 136, 015102.


Dextran Vesicular Carriers for Dual Encapsulation of Hydrophilic and Hydrophobic Molecules and Delivery into Cells

P.S. Pramod, K. Takamura, S. Chaphekar, N. Balasubramanian, M. Jayakannan

Biomacromolecules, 2012, 13, 11, 3627-3640.


Self-Assembly of Ovalbumin into Amyloid and Non-Amyloid Fibrils

C. Lara, S. Gourdin-Bertin, J. Adamcik, S. Bolisetty, R. Mezzenga

Biomacromolecules, 2012, 13, 12, 4213-4221.


Experimental Evidence of False-positive Comet Test Results due to TiO2 Particle-assay Interactions

K. Rajapakse, D. Drobne, D. Kastelec, R. Marinsek-Logar

Nanotoxicology, 2012, 7, 5, 1043-1051.


The Influences of the Transfer Method and Particle Surface Chemistry on the Dispersion of Nanoparticles in Nanocomposites

O. Pravaz, B. Droz, P. Schurtenberger, H. Dietsch

Nanoscale, 2012, 4, 21, 6856-6862.


Salt-Induced Control of Supramolecular Order in Biocatalytic Hydrogelation

S. Roy, N. Javid, J. Sefcik, P.J. Halling, R.V. Ulijn

Langmuir, 2012, 28, 48, 16664-16670.


Polyol-Mediated Synthesis of Zinc Oxide Nanorods and Nanocomposites with Poly(methyl methacrylate)

A. Anžlovar, Z. Crnjak Orel, K. Kogej, M. Žigon

Journal of Nanomaterials, 2012, 2012, 760872


Synthesis of PEG-Stabilized Fluoro-Acrylate Particles and Study of their Glass Transition in Aqueous Dispersion

M. Wiemann, R. Schneider, E. Bartsch

Zeitschrift für Physikalische Chemie International journal of research in physical chemistry and chemical physics, 2012, 226, 761-778.


Ellipsoidal Hybrid Magnetic Microgel Particles with Thermally Tunable Aspect Ratios

V. Städele, U. Gasser and H. Dietsch

Soft Matter, 2012, 8, 16, 4427-4431.


Magnetically Triggered Clustering of Biotinylated Iron Oxide Nanoparticles in the Presence of Streptavidinylated Enzymes

M. Hodenius, T. Hieronymus, M. Zenke, Ch. Becker, L. Elling, J. Bornemann, J. E. Wong, W. Richtering, U. Himmelreich, M. De Cuyper

Nanotechnology, 2012, 23, 35, 1-9.


Amino Covalent Binding Approach on Iron Oxide Nanoparticle Surface: Toward Biological Applications

N. Griffete, M. J. D. Clift, A. Lamouri, R. G. Digigow, A. M. Mihut, A. Fink, B. Rothen-Rutishauser, H. Dietsch

Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects, 2012, 415, 98-104.


Acclimation of Tetrahymena Thermophila to Bulk and Nano-TiO2 Particles by Changes in Membrane Fatty Acids Saturation

K. RajapakseD. DrobneJ. ValantM. VodovnikA. Levart,R. Marinsek-Logar

Journal of Hazardous Materials, 2012, 221–222, 199–205.


Internalization of Consumed TiO2 Nanoparticles by a Model Invertebrate Organism

S. Novak, D. Drobne, J. Valant, P. Pelicon
Journal of Nanomaterials
2012, ID 658752


Membranes for Organic Solvent Nanofiltration Based on Preassembled Nanoparticles

H. SiddiqueL. G. PeevaK. StoikosG. Pasparakis M. Vamvakaki, A. G. Livingston
Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 2012, 52, 3, 1109-1121.


Role of the Electrostatic Depletion Attraction on the Structure of Charged Liposome-polymer Mixtures

M. Peláez-Fernández, A. Moncho-Jordá, S. García-Jimeno, J. Estelrich, J. Callejas-Fernández

Physical Review E, 2012, 85, 5, 051405


Light and Neutron Scattering Study of PEG-oleate and Its Use in Emulsion Polymerization

K. v. GruijthuijsenC. RufierT. PhouM. Obiols-Rabasa, A. Stradner
Langmuir, 2012, 28, 28, 10381–10388.


Physicochemical Characterization of Natural-like Branched-Chain Glycosides toward Formation of Hexosomes and Vesicles
N. Ahmad, R. Ramsch, J. Esquena, C. Solans, H. Anuar Tajuddin, R. Hashim:
Langmuir, 2012, 28, 5, 2395–2403.


Cell Membrane Integrity and Internalization of Ingested TiO2 Nanoparticles by Digestive Gland Cells of a Terrestrial Isopod

S. NovakD. DrobneJ. ValantŽ. Pipan-TkalecP. PeliconP. VavpetičN. GrljI. FalnogaD. Mazej, M. Remškar

Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, 2012, 31, 51083-1090.


Thermoreversible Gel–Sol Behavior of Rod–Coil–Rod Peptide-Based Triblock Copolymers

V.K. Kotharangannagari, A. Sánchez-Ferrer, J. Ruokolainen, R. Mezzenga
Macromolecules2012, 45, 4, 1982–1990.


Phase and Non-equilibrium Behaviour of Microgel Suspensions as a Function of Particle Stiffness

B. Sierra-Martin, A. Fernandez-Nieves

Soft Matter, 2012, 8, 15, 4141-4150.


Influence of Stearyl and Trifluoromethylquinoline Modifications of the Cell Penetrating Peptide TP10 on its Interaction with a Lipid Membrane

M. Anko, J. Majhenc, K. Kogej, R. Sillard, Ü. Langel, G. Anderluh, M. Zorko

Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA) – Biomembranes, 2012, 1818, 3, 915-924.


Preparation and Characterization of Ellipsoidal-shaped Thermosensitive Microgel Colloids with

Tailored Aspect Ratios

J. J. Crassous, H. Dietsch, P. Pfleiderer, V. Malik, A.Diaz, L. Ackermann Hirshi, M.Drechsler, P. Schurtenberger

Soft Matter, 2012, 8, 13, 3538-3548.


Physicochemical Characterization of Natural-like Branched-Chain Glycosides toward Formation

of Hexosomes and Vesicles

N. Ahmad, R. Ramsch, J. Esquena, C. Solans, H. A. Tajuddin and R. Hashim

Langmuir, 2012, 28, 5, 2395–2403.


Experimental Evidence for the Interaction of C-60 Fullerenewith Lipid Vesicle Membranes

J. Zupanca, D. Drobneb, B. Draslerc, J. Valantb, A. Iglice, V. Kralj-Iglicf, D. Makovecd, M. Rappolth, B. Sartorih, K.Kogeji

Carbon, 2012, 50, 3, 1170–1178.


Hierarchical Supramolecular Structuring and Dynamical Properties of Water Soluble Polyethylene

Glycol–perylene Self-assemblies

N. Jouault, Y. Xiang, E. Moulin, G. Fuks, N. Giuseppone, E. Buhler

Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 2012, 14, 16, 5718-5728.


Silica Nanoparticles Administered at the Maximum Tolerated Dose Induce Genotoxic Effects through an Inflammatory Reaction while Gold Nanoparticles do not

T. R. Downs, M. E. Crosby, T. Hu, S. Kumar, A. Sullivan, K. Sarlo, B. Reeder, M. Lynch, M. Wagner, T. Mills, S. Pfuhler

Mutation Research/Genetic Toxicology and Environmental Mutagenesis, 2012, 744, 2, 117-184.


Low-Power Upconversion in Dye-Doped Polymer Nanoparticles

Y. C. Simon, S. Bai, M. K. Sing, H. Dietsch, M. Achermann and C. Weder

Macromolecular Rapid Communications, 2012, 33, 6-7, 498-502.


Prolonged Feeding of Terrestrial Isopod (Porcellio scaber,Isopoda, Crustacea) on TiO2 nanoparticles.

Absence of Toxic Effect

S. NovakD. Drobne,A. Menard
Advances in Terrestrial Isopod Biology, 2012, 176, 261-273.