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.



LS Spectrometer for DLS and SLS:
Selected publications 2014


Luminescent Nanoparticles with Lanthanide-Containing Poly(ethylene glycol)–Poly(ε-caprolactone) Block Copolymers

D. C. Thévenaz, C. A. Monnier, S. Balog, G. L. Fiore

Biomacromolecules, 2014.


Different Endocytotic Uptake Mechanisms for Nanoparticles in Epithelial Cells and Macrophages

D. A. Kuhn, D. Vanhecke, B. Michen, F. Blank, P. Gehr, A. Petri-Fink, B. Rothen-Rutishauser

Beilstein J. Nanotechnol.2014, 5, 1625–1636.


In Vivo Long-Term Magnetic Resonance Imaging Activity of Ferritin-Based Magnetic Nanoparticles versus a Standard Contrast Agent

E. Valero, S. Fiorini, S. Tambalo, H. Busquier, J. Callejas-Fernández, P. Marzola, N. Gálvez, J. M. Domínguez-Vera

J. Med. Chem., 2014, 57 (13), 5686–5692.


Microgel-like Aggregates of Isotactic and Atactic Poly(methacrylic acid) Chains in Aqueous Alkali Chloride Solutions as Evidenced by Light Scattering

S. Sitar, V. Aseyev, K. Kogej

Soft Matter, 2014, 10, 7712-7722.


Core–shell Inversion by pH Modulation in Dynamic Covalent Micelles

R. Nguyen, N. Jouault, S. Zanirati, M. Rawiso, L. Allouche, G. Fuks, E. Buhler, N. Giuseppone

Soft Matter, 2014, 10, 3926-3937.


Size-dependent Accumulation of Particles in Lysosomes Modulates Dendritic Cell Function through Impaired Antigen Degradation

E. Seydoux, B. Rothen-Rutishauser, I.M. Nita, S. Balog, A. Gazdhar, P. A. Stumbles, A. Petri-Fink, F. Blank, C. von Garnier

Int. J. Nanomedicine, 2014, 9, 3885-3902.


Insertion of Nanoparticle Clusters into Vesicle Bilayers

C. Bonnaud, C. A. Monnier, D. Demurtas, C. Jud, D. Vanhecke, X. Montet, R. Hovius, M. Lattuada, B. Rothen-Rutishauser, A. Petri-Fink

ACS Nano, 2014, 8 (4), 3451–3460.


Impact of Inorganic Hydroxides on ZnO Nanoparticle Formation and Morphology

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

Cryst. Growth Des., 2014, 14 (9), 4262–4269.


Aqueous Self-Assembly within the Homologous Peptide Series AnK

Ç. Çağrı Cenker, S. Bucak, U. Olsson

Langmuir, 2014, 30 (33), 10072–10079.


An in vitro Testing Strategy Towards Mimicking the Inhalation of High Aspect Ratio Nanoparticles

C. Endes, O. Schmid, C. Kinnear, S. Mueller, S. Camarero-Espinosa, D. Vanhecke, E. J. Foster, A. Petri-Fink, B. Rothen-Rutishauser, C. Weder, M.J.D. Clift

Particle and Fibre Toxicology,2014, 11, 40.


Differential Self-Assembly and Tunable Emission of Aromatic Peptide Bola-Amphiphiles Containing Perylene Bisimide in Polar Solvents Including Water

S. Bai, S. Debnath, N. Javid, P. W. J. M. Frederix, S. Fleming, C. Pappas, R V. Ulijn

Langmuir, 2014, 30 (25), 7576–7584.


Dynamic Depolarized Light Scattering of Small Round Plasmonic Nanoparticles: When Imperfection is Only Perfect  

S. Balog, L. Rodriguez-Lorenzo, C. A. Monnier, B. Michen, M. Obiols-Rabasa, L. Casal-Dujat, B. Rothen-Rutishauser, A. Petri-Fink, P. Schurtenberger

The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 2014, 118, 17968-17974.


Production of Reference Materials for the Detection and Size Determination of Silica Nanoparticles in Tomato Soup

R. Grombe, J. Charoud-Got, H. Emteborg, T. P. J. Linsinger, J. Seghers, S. Wagner, F. von der Kammer, T. Hofmann, A. Dudkiewicz, M. Llinas, C. Solans, A. Lehner, G. Allmeier

Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry, 2014, 406, 16, 3895-3907.


Ultrathin Sheets of Metal or Metal Sulfide from Molecularly Thin Sheets of Metal Thiolates in Solution

B. Busupalli, S. Kummara, G. Kumaraswamy, B. L. V. Prasad

Chemistry of Materials, 2014, 26, 3436-3442.


Biocatalytically Triggered Co-Assembly of Two-Component Core/Shell Nanofibers

Y. M. Abul-Haija, S. Roy, P. W. J. M. Frederix, N. Javid, V. Jayawarna, R. V. Ulijn


Pure and Applied Chemistry Department/WestCHEM, University of Strathclyde


Cationic Vesicles Based on Non-ionic Surfactant and Synthetic Aminolipids Mediate Delivery of Antisense Oligonucleotides into Mammalian Cells

S. Grijalvo, A. Alagia, G. Puras, J. Zárate, J. L. Pedraz, R. Eritja

Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces, 2014, 119, 30-37.


Synthesis of Mn-Zn Ferrite Nanoparticles by the Oil-in-water Microemulsion Reaction Method

K. Pemartin, C. Solans, J. Alvarez-Quintana, M. Sanchez-Dominguez

Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Egnineering Aspects, 2014, 451, 161-171.


Kinetics and Particle Size Control in Non-stirred Precipitation Polymerization of N-isopropylacrylamide

O. L. J. Virtanen, W. Richtering

Colloid and Polymer Science, 2014.


Amorpous Supramolecular Structure of Carboxymethyl Cellulose in Aqueous Solution at Different pH Values as determined by Rheology, Small Anglex X-ray and Light Scattering

I. Dogsa, M. Tomsic, J. Orehek, E. Benigar, A. Jamnik, D. Stopar

Carbohydrate Polymers, 2014.


In vitro Dosimetry of Agglomerates

V. Hirsch, C. Kinnear, L. Rodriguez-Lorenzo, C. A. Monnier, B. Rothen-Rutishauser, S. Balog, A. Petri-Fink

Nanoscale, 2014.


Thermo-responsive and Shape Transformable Amphiphilic Scaffolds for Loading and Delivering Anticancer Drugs

M. Jayakannan, S. Kashyap

Journal of Materials Chemistry B, 2014.


Direct Comparison of SESANS and SAXS to Measure Colloidal Interactions

K. van Gruijthuijsen, W. G. Bouwman, P. Schurtenberger and A. Stradner

EPL (Europhysics Letters), 2014, 106, 2.


Fluorescence-Encoded Gold Nanoparticles: Library Design and Modulation of Cellular Uptake into Dendritic Cells

L. Rodriguez-Lorenzo, K. Fytianos, F. Bank, Ch. von Garnier, B. Rothen-Rutishauser and A. Petri-Fink

Small, 2014, 10, 7, 1341-1350.


A Closer Look at the Synthesis and Formation Mechanism of Hematite Nanocubes

V. Malik, B. Grobety, V. Trappe, H. Dietsch, P. Schurtenberger

Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects, 2014, 445, 21-29.


Influence of Nonionic Branched-chain Alkyl Glycosides on a Model Nano-emulsion for Drug Delivery Systems

N. Ahmad, R. Ramsch, M. Llinàs, C. Solans, R. Hashim, H. A. Tajuddin

Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces, 2014, 115, 267-274.


Functional Iron Oxide Nanoparticles as Reversible Crosslinks for Magnetically Addressable Shape-Memory Polymers

S. Bai, H. Zou, H. Dietsch, Y. C. Simon, Ch. Weder

Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics, 2014, 215, 5, 398-404.


Differences in Association Behaviour of Isotactic and Atactic Poly(methacrylic acid)

S. Sitar, V. Aseyev, K. Kogej

Polymer, 2014, 55, 3, 848-854.