Journal covers featuring Yantasee Lab research

Nanomedicine cover (Feb 2010) Applied Materials & Interfaces cover (Oct 2010) PNNL equipment (MRS Bulletin Sep 2008) ChemSusChem cover (Jun 2010) adfm201570118-gra-0001-m


  • Ngamcherdtrakul, W., Castro, D.J., Gu, S., Morry, J., Reda, M., Gray, J.W., Yantasee, W. Current development of targeted oligonucleotide-based cancer therapies: Perspective on HER2-positive breast cancer treatment. Cancer Treatment Reviews, 201645:19-29. View Abstract

  • Gu, S., Hu, Z., Ngamcherdtrakul, W., Castro, D.J., Morry, J., Reda, M., Gray, J.W., Yantasee, W. Therapeutic siRNA for drug-resistant HER2-positive breast cancer. Oncotarget, 2016, 7(12): 14727-14741. | View PDF


  • Morry, J., Ngamcherdtrakul, W., Gu, S., Goodyear. S., Castro, D., Reda, M., Sangvanich, T., Yantasee, W. Dermal delivery of HSP47 siRNA with NOX4-modulating mesoporous silica-based nanoparticles for treating fibrosis. Biomaterials, 201566:41-52. View PDF

  • Ngamcherdtrakul, W., Morry, J., Gu, S., Castro, D. J., Goodyear, S. M., Sangvanich, T., Reda, M. M., Lee, R., Mihelic, S. A., Beckman, B. L., Hu, Z., Gray, J. W., Yantasee, W. Cationic Polymer Modified Mesoporous Silica Nanoparticles for Targeted siRNA Delivery to HER2+ Breast Cancer. Advanced Functional Materials, 2015, 25(18), 2646-2659.  View Cover | View PDF


  • Sangvanich, T., Ngamcherdtrakul, W., Lee, R., Morry, J., Castro, D., Fryxell, G. E.,  Yantasee, W.  Nanoporous Sorbent Material as an Oral Phosphate Binder and for Aqueous Phosphate, Chromate, and Arsenate Removal. J Nanomed Nanotechnol, 2014, 5:4. View PDF


  • Yantasee, W, W. Chouyyok, RJ Wiacek, JA Creim, RS Addleman, GE Fryxell, CE Timchalk, Functionalized nanoporous silica for oral chelation therapy of a board range of radionuclides. Chapter 14 in Environmental Applications of Nanomaterials: Synthesis, Sorbents and Sensors, GE Fryxell and G Cao (eds), 2nd Edition, Imperial College Press, London, United Kingdom, 2012, pp. 369-379.
  • Davidson, J. D., Wiacek, R. J., Burton, S., Li, X. S., Fryxell, G. E., Addleman, R. S., Yantasee, W., Sangvanich, T. & Pattamakomsan, K. Improved deposition and deprotection of silane tethered 3,4 hydroxypyridinone (HOPO) ligands on functionalized nanoporous silica. Inorganic Chemistry Communications, 2012, 18(0), 92-96. View PDF


  • Yantasee, W., Rutledge, R. D., Chouyyok, W., Sukwarotwat, V., Orr, G., Warner, C. L., Warner, M. G., Fryxell, G. E., Wiacek, R. J., Timchalk, C., & Addleman, R. S. Functionalized Nanoporous Silica for the Removal of Heavy Metals from Biological Systems: Adsorption and Application. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2010, 2 (10), 2749-2758. View Cover | View PDF
  • Yantasee, W., Fryxell, G.E., Porter, G.A., Pattamakomsan, K., Sukwarotwat, V., Chouyyok, W., Koonsiripaiboon, V., Xu, J., & Raymond, K.N. Novel Sorbents for Removal of Gadolinium-Based Contrast Agents in Sorbent Dialysis and Hemoperfusion: Preventive Approaches to Nephrogenic Systemic Fibrosis (NSF). (Feature article.) Nanomedicine: NBM, 2010, 6: 1-8. View Cover | View PDF
  • Chouyyok, W., Wiacek, R.J., Pattamakomsan, K., Sangvanich, T., Grudzien, R.M., Fryxell, G.E., & Yantasee, W. Phosphate removal by anion binding on functionalized nanoporous sorbents. Environ. Sci. Technol, 2010, 44(8):3073-3078. View PDF
  • Samuels, W., LaFemina, N., Sukwarotwat, V., Yantasee, W., & Fryxell, G.E. Chloromethylated activated carbon: A useful new synthon for making a novel class of sorbents for heavy metal separations, Sep. Sci. Technol, 2010, 45 (2): 288-235. View PDF
  • Warner, C. L., Addleman, R.S., Cinson, A. D., Droubay, T. C., Engelhard, M. H., Nash, M. A., Yantasee, W. & Warner, M. G. High-Performance, Superparamagnetic, Nanoparticle– Based Heavy Metal Sorbents for Removal of Contaminants from Natural Waters. ChemSusChem, 2010, 3 (6): 749–757. View Cover | View PDF
  • Sangvanich, T., Sukwarotwat, V., Wiacek, R.J., Grudzien, R.M., Fryxell, G.E., Addleman, R.S., Timchalk, C.& Yantasee, W. Selective Capture of Cesium and Thallium from Natural Waters and Simulated Wastes with Copper Ferrocyanide Functionalized Mesoporous Silica, Journal of Hazardous Materials, 2010, 182: 225-231. View PDF
  • Yantasee, W., Sangvanich, T., Creim, J.A., Pattamakomsan, K., Wiacek, R.J., Fryxell, G.E., Addleman, R.S., & Timchalk,C., Functional sorbents for selective capture of plutonium, americium, uranium, and thorium in blood, Health Physics J (special issue), 2010, 99 (3): 413-419. View PDF
  • Timchalk, C., Creim, J.A., Sukwarotwat, V., Wiacek, R., Addleman, S., Fryxell, G.E., & Yantasee, W. In Vitro and In Vivo Evaluation of a Novel Ferrocyanide Functionalized Nanopourous Silica Decorporation Agent for Cesium (Cs) in Rats, Health Physics J (special issue), 2010, 99 (3): 420-429. View PDF
  • Chouyyok, W., Shin, Y., Davidson, J., Samuels, W.D., LaFemina N.H., Rutledge, R.D., Fryxell, G.E., Sangvanich, T. & Yantasee, W. Selective removal of copper (II) from natural waters by nanoporous sorbents functionalized with chelating diamines. Environ. Sci. Technol., 2010, 44 (16): 6390-6395. View PDF
  • Warner, M.G., Warner, C.L., Addleman, R.S., & Yantasee, W. Magnetic Nanomaterials for Environmental Sensing. In Magnetic Nanomaterials: NmLS-Series, vol. 4, Wiley-VCH, 2010.
  • Addleman, R.S., Yantasee, W., Fryxell, G.E., Warner, M.G., Fontenot, S.A., Johnson, D.W., Bays, J.T., Warner, C.L. Nanostructured materials for selective collection of trace-level metals from aqueous systems. DT Pierce, JX Zhao (eds). In Trace Analysis with Nanomaterials, 2010.


  • Yantasee, W., Fryxell, G.E., Addleman, R.S., Wiacek, R.J., Koonsiripaiboon, V., Pattamakomsan, K., Sukwarotwat, V., Xu, J., & Raymond, K.N. Selective Removal of Lanthanides from Natural Waters, Acidic Streams and Dialysate, J. Hazard. Mater., 2009, 168, 1233. View PDF
  • Chouyyok, W., Yantasee, W., Shin, Y., Grudzien, R.M., & Fryxell, G.E. Transition metal ion capture using functional mesoporous carbon made with 1,10-Phenathroline, Inorg. Chem. Commun., 2009, 12:1099. View PDF
  • Busche, B., Wiacek, R., Davidson, J., Koonsiripaiboon, V., Yantasee, W., Addleman, R.S., & Fryxell, G.E. Synthesis of nanoporous iminodiacetic acid sorbents for binding transition metals, Inorg. Chem. Commun., 2009, 12, 312. View PDF


  • Yantasee, W., Charnhattakorn, B., Fryxell, G.E., Lin, Y., Timchalk, C., & Addleman, R.S. Detection of Cd, Pb, and Cu in Non-Pretreated Natural Waters and Urine with Thiol Functionalized Mesoporous Silica and Nafion Composite Electrodes. Anal. Chim. Acta, 2008. 620:55–63. View PDF
  • Yantasee, W., Hongsirikarn, K., Warner, C.L., Choi, D., Sangvanich, T., Toloczko, M.B., Warner, M.G., Fryxell, G.E., Addleman R.S., & Timchalk, C. Direct detection of Pb in urine and Cd, Pb, Cu, and Ag in natural waters using electrochemical sensors immobilized with DMSA functionalized magnetic nanoparticles. Analyst, 2008, 133: 348 – 355. View PDF
  • Harrer, B.J., Yantasee, W., & Fryxell, G.E. Sensitive nanomaterials-based detection system rapidly measure heavy metals in liquids, MRS Bulletin, 2008, 33:820. View PDF
  • Carter, T.G., Yantasee, W., Sangvanich, T., Fryxell, G.E., Johnson, D.W., & Addleman, R.S. New Functional Materials for Heavy Metal Sorption: Supramolecular Attachment of Thiols to Mesoporous Silica Substrates, Chemical Communications, 2008, 5583-5585. View PDF


  • Yantasee, W., Warner, C.L, Sangvanich, T., Addleman, R.S., Carter, T.G., Wiacek, R.J., Fryxell, G.E., Timchalk, C., & Warner, M.G. Removal of Heavy Metals from Aqueous Systems with Thiol Functionalized Superparamagnetic Nanoparticles. Environ. Sci. Technol. 2007, 41(14): 5114-5119. View PDF
  • Yantasee, W., Timchalk, C., & Lin, Y. Microanalyzer for Biomonitoring of Lead (Pb) in Blood and Urine. Anal Bioanal Chem. 2007, 387(1):335-341. View PDF
  • Yantasee, W., Lin, Y., & Fryxell, G.E. Electrochemical sensors based on nanomaterials for environmental monitoring. Chapter 15 in Environmental Applications of Nanomaterials: Synthesis, Sorbents and Sensors, ed. Glen E. Fryxell and Guozhong Cao, Imperial College Press, London, United Kingdom. 2007. pp. 401-438.
  • Yantasee, W., Lin,Y., Hongsirikarn, K., Fryxell, G.E., Addleman, R.S., & Timchalk, C. Electrochemical Sensors for the Detection of Lead and Other Toxic Heavy Metals: The Next Generation of Personal Exposure Biomonitors. Environ. Health Perspect. 2007, 115(12):1683-1690. View PDF


  • Yantasee, W., Fryxell, G.E., & Lin, Y. Voltammetric Analysis of Europium at Screen-Printed Electrodes Modified with Salicylamide Self-Assembled on Mesoporous Silica. Analyst. 2006, 131(12):1342-1346. View PDF
  • Timchalk, C., Lin, Y., Weitz, K.K., Wu, H., Moore, D.A., & Yantasee, W. Disposition of Lead (Pb) in Saliva and Blood of Sprague-Dawley Rats Following a Single or Repeated Oral Exposure to Pb-Acetate. Toxicology. 2006, 222:86-94. View PDF


  • Yantasee, W., Timchalk, C., Weitz, K.K., Moore, D.A., & Lin, Y. Optimization of a Portable Microanalytical System to Reduce Electrode Fouling from Proteins Associated with Biomonitoring of Lead (Pb) in Saliva, Talanta, 2005, 67 617–624. View PDF
  • Yantasee, W., Timchalk, C., Fryxell, G.E., Dockendorff, B.P., & Lin, Y. Automated portable analyzer for lead (II) based on sequential flow injection and nanostructured electrochemical sensors, Talanta, 2005, 68(2):256-261. View PDF
  • Yantasee, W., Deibler, L.A., Fryxell, G.E., Timchalk, C., & Lin, Y. Screen-Printed Electrodes Modified with Functionalized Mesoporous Silica for Voltammetric Analysis of Toxic Metal Ions, Electrochemistry Communications, 2005, 7(11):1170-1176. View PDF
  • Yantasee, W., Fryxell, G.E., Lin, Y., Wu, H., Raymond, K.N., & Xu, J. Hydroxypyridinone (HOPO) functionalized self-assembled monolayers on nanoporous silica for sequestering lanthanide cations, J. Nanosci. Nanotech. 2005, 5(4):526-529. View PDF
  • Yantasee, W., Fryxell, G.E., Conner, M.M., & Lin, Y. Nanostructured Electrochemical Sensors Based on Functionalized Nanoporous Silica for Voltammetric Analysis of Lead, Mercury and Copper, J. Nanosci. Nanotech., 2005, 5, 1537-1540.
  • Tu, Y., Lin, Y., Yantasee, W., & Ren, Z. Carbon nanotubes based nanoelectrode array: fabrication, evaluation and application in voltammetric analysis. Electroanalysis, (Invited, Carbon Nanotubes special issue), 2005, 17(1):79-84. View PDF
  • Incorporation of hydroxypyridinone (HOPO) ligands into self-Assembled monolayers on mesoporous supports (SAMMS) for selective actinide sequestration, An invited paper, special issue on Nanoscale Environmental Science and Technology (NES&T), Environ. Sci. Technol. 2005, 39(5):1332-1337. View PDF
  • Wang, Z., Zachara, J., Yantassee, W., Gassman, P.L., Joly, A.G., & Catalano, J. Fluorescence Spectroscopy of U(VI)-Silicates and U(VI)-contaminated Hanford sediment, Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, 2005, 69:1391-1403. View PDF
  • Wang Z, AR Felmy, Y Xia, O Qafoku, Yantasee, W, and HM Cho. Complexation of Cm(III)/Eu(III) with Silicate in Basic Solutions. Radiochimica Acta, 2005, 93(12):741-748.


  • Yantasee, W., Lin, Y., Fryxell, G.E., & Wang, Z. Carbon paste electrode modified with carbamoylphosphonic acid functionalized mesoporous silica: a new mercury-free sensor for uranium(VI) detection. Electroanal., 2004, 16(10):870-873. View PDF
  • Yantasee, W., Lin, Y., Alford, K.L., Busche, B.J., Fryxell, G.E., & Engelhard, M. Electrophilic aromatic substitutions of amine and sulfonate onto fine-grained activated carbon for aqueous-phase metal ion removal. Sep. Sci. Technol., 2004, 39(14) 3263-3279. View PDF
  • Yantasee, W., Lin, Y., Alford, K.L., Busche, B.J., Fryxell, G.E., & Johnson C.D. Selective removal of copper(II) from aqueous solutions using fine-grained activated carbon functionalized with amine. Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 2004, 43:2759-2764. View PDF
  • Wang, Z., Zachara, J., Yantassee, W., Gassman, P. L., Liu, C. X., & Joly, A. G. Cryogenic laser induced fluorescence characterization of U(VI) in Hanford vadose zone pore waters. Environ. Sci. Technol., 2004, 38:5591-5597. View PDF
  • Lin, Y., Yantasee, W., & Fryxell, G.E. Electrochemical sensors based on functionalized nanoporous silica, Dekker Encyclopedia of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology. 2004, 1051-1062. Marcel Dekker, New York.
  • Lin, Y., Yantasee, W., Lu, F., Wang, J., Musameh, M., Tu, Y., & Ren, Z. Biosensors based on carbon nanotubes, Dekker Encyclopedia of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology. 2004, 361-374. Marcel Dekker, New York.
  • Lin,Y.; Yantasee, W; Wang, J.; Musameh, M. Carbon Nanotubes (CNTs) for the development of electrochemical biosensors, Invited article, Frontiers in Biosci., 2004, 10(1):492-505. View PDF


  • Yantasee, W., Lin, Y., Li, X., Fryxell, G.E., Zemanian, T.S., & Viswanathan, V.V. Nanoengineered electrochemical sensor based on mesoporous silica thin-film functionalized with thiol-terminated monolayer. Analyst. 2003, 128 (7): 899-904. View PDF
  • Yantasee, W., Lin, Y., Zemanian, T.S., & Fryxell, G.E. Voltammetric detection of lead(II) and mercury(II) using a carbon paste electrode modified with thiol self-assembled monolayer on mesoporous silica (SAMMS). Analyst. 2003, 128 (5): 467-472. View PDF
  • Yantasee, W., Lin, Y., Fryxell, G.E., & Busche, B.J. Simultaneous detection of cadmium(II), copper(II), and lead(II) using a carbon paste electrode modified with carbamoylphosphonic acid self-assembled monolayer on mesoporous silica (SAMMS). Anal.Chim. Acta. 2003, 502, 207-212. View PDF
  • Yantasee, W., Lin, Y., Fryxell, G.E., Busche, B.J., & Birnbaum, J.C. Removal of heavy metals from aqueous solution using novel nanoengineered sorbents: self-assembled carbamoylphosphonic acids on mesoporous silica. Sep. Sci. Technol. 2003, 38 (15): 3809-3825. View PDF


  • Yantasee, W., & Rorrer G.L. Comparison of ion exchange and Donnan equilibrium models for the pH-dependent adsorption of sodium and calcium ions onto kraft wood pulp fibers. J Wood Chem Technol, 2002, 22 (2-3), 157-185. View PDF