*denotes equal contribution


[20]    M. Yadid, J.U. Lind, H.A.M. Ardoña, S.P. Sheehy, L.E. Dickinson, F. Eweje, M.M.C. Bastings, B.D. Pope, B.B. O’Connor, J.R. Straubhaar, B. Budnik, A.G. Kleber and K.K. Parker, “Endothelial extracellular vesicles contain protective proteins and rescue ischemia-reperfusion injury in a human heart-on-chipSci. Trans. Med., 2020, 12, eaax8005.

[19]    S. Ahn, C.O. Chantre, H.A.M. Ardoña, G.M. Gonzalez, P.H. Campbell and K.K. Parker, “Biomimetic and estrogenic fibers promote tissue repair in mice and human skin via estrogen receptor βBiomaterials, 2020, 255, 120149.

[18]    B.B. O’Connor,* T. Grevesse,* J.F. Zimmerman, H.A.M. Ardoña, J.A. Jimenez, D. Bitounis, P. Demokritou and K.K. Parker, “Human brain microvascular endothelial cell pairs model tissue-level blood–brain barrier function,” Integr. Biol., 2020, 12, 64.

[17]    G.J. Touloumes,* H.A.M. Ardoña,* E.K. Casalino, J.F. Zimmerman, C.O. Chantre, D. Bitounis, P. Demokritou and K.K. Parker, “Mapping 2D- and 3D-distributions of metal/metal oxide nanoparticles within cleared human ex vivo skin tissues,” NanoImpact, 2020, 17, 100208 (invited article).

[16]    F. Eweje,* H.A.M. Ardoña,* J.F. Zimmerman, B.B. O’Connor, S. Ahn, T. Grevesse, K.N. Rivera, D. Bitounis, P. Demokritou and K.K. Parker, “Quantifying the effects of engineered nanomaterials on endothelial cell architecture and vascular barrier integrity using a cell pair model,” Nanoscale, 2019, 11, 17878.

[15]    S. Ahn, H.A.M. Ardoña, P.H. Campbell, G.M. Gonzalez, K.K. Parker, “Biomimetic and estrogenic alfalfa-polycaprolactone composite nanofibers as aligned bioscaffolds,” ACS. Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2019, 11, 33535.

[14]    T.S. Kale,* H.A.M. Ardoña,* A. Ertel and J.D. Tovar, “Torsional impacts of peptidic nanostructures imposed within confined quaterthiophene segments,” Langmuir, 2019, 35, 2270.

[13]    J.F. Zimmerman, H.A.M. Ardoña, G. Pyrgiotakis, J. Dong, B. Moudgil, P. Demokritou, K.K. Parker, “Scatter enhanced phase contrast microscopy for discriminating mechanisms of active nanoparticle transport in living cells,” Nano Lett., 2019, 19, 793 (cover article).

[12]    S. Ahn, H.A.M. Ardoña, J. U. Lind, F. Eweje, S. L. Kim, G. M. Gonzalez, Q. Liu, J. F. Zimmerman, G. Pyrgiotakis, Z. Zhang, J. Beltran, B. Moudgil, P. Capinone, P. Demokritou and K.K. Parker, “Mussel-inspired 3D fiber scaffolds for heart-on-a-chip toxicity studies of engineered nanomaterials,” Anal. Bioanal. Chem. (invited article and front cover for Analytical Advances in Sustainable and Safe Nanotechnology issue), 2018, 410, 6141.

[11]    Y. Zhou, B. Li, S. Li, H.A.M. Ardoña, W. L. Wilson, J.D. Tovar, C. M. Schroeder, “Concentration-driven assembly and sol-gel transition of π-conjugated oligopeptides,” ACS Cent. Sci., 2017, 3, 986.

[10]    H.A.M. Ardoña,* T.S. Kale,* A. Ertel and J.D. Tovar, “Non-resonant and local field effects on the photophysics of oligo(p-phenylenevinylene) segments within peptidic nanostructures,” Langmuir, 2017, 33, 7435.

[9]     H.A.M. Ardoña, E.R. Draper, F. Citossi, M. Wallace, L. Serpell, D.J. Adams, and J.D. Tovar, “Kinetically controlled coassembly of multichromophoric peptide hydrogelators and the impacts on energy transport,” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2017, 139, 8685.

[8]     B. Li, S. Li, Y. Zhou, H.A.M. Ardoña, L.R. Valverde, W.L. Wilson, J.D. Tovar, C.M. Schroeder, “Nonequilibrium self-assembly of π-conjugated oligopeptides in solution,” ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2017, 9, 3977.

[7]     W. Liyanage, H.A.M. Ardoña, H.-Q. Mao, and J.D. Tovar, “Cross-linking approaches to tune the mechanical properties of peptide π-electron hydrogels,” Bioconjugate Chem. (part of the Peptide Conjugates for Biological Applications special issue), 2017, 28, 751.

[6]     H.A.M. Ardoña and J.D. Tovar, “Peptide pi-electron conjugates: organic electronics for biology?Bioconjugate Chem. (cover article), 2015, 26, 2290.

[5]     K. Besar,* H.A.M. Ardoña,* J.D. Tovar and H.E. Katz, “Demonstration of hole transport and voltage equilibration in self-assembled pi-conjugated peptide nanostructures using field-effect transistor architecturesACS Nano, 2015, 9, 12401.

[4]     H.A.M. Ardoña, K. Besar, M. Togninalli, H.E. Katz and J.D. Tovar, “Sequence-dependent mechanical, photophysical and electrical transport properties of pi-conjugated peptide hydrogelatorsJ. Mater. Chem. C (part of a special themed collection: Bioelectronics and 2015 Journal of Materials Chemistry C Hot Papers), 2015, 3, 6505.

[3]     H.A.M. Ardoña and J.D. Tovar, “Energy transfer within pi-conjugated peptide heterostructures in aqueous environmentsChem. Sci., 2015, 6, 1474.

[2]     B.D. Wall, Y. Zhou, S. Mei, H.A.M. Ardoña, A.L. Ferguson and J.D. Tovar, “Variation of formal hydrogen bonding networks within electronically delocalized pi-conjugated oligopeptide nanostructuresLangmuir, 2014, 30, 11375.

[1]     H.A.M. Ardoña, F.U. Paredes, I.H.J. Arellano and S.D. Arco, “Electrospun PET supported-ionic liquid-stabilized CdS catalyst for the photodegradation of Rhodamine B under visible lightMater. Lett., 2013, 91, 96.

Sci. Trans. Med., 2020

NanoImpact, 2020

Nanoscale, 2019

Anal. Bioanal. Chem., 2018

Langmuir, 2017

J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2017

ACS Nano, 2015

J. Mater. Chem. C, 2015

Chem. Sci., 2015


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