Journal covers featuring Yantasee Lab research

Nanomedicine cover (Feb 2010) Applied Materials & Interfaces cover (Oct 2010) ChemSusChem cover (Jun 2010) adfm201570118-gra-0001-m


Worapol Ngamcherdtrakul, Thanapon Sangvanich, Shaun Goodyear, Moataz Reda, Shenda Gu, David J. Castro, Primana Punnakitikashem, and Wassana Yantasee. Lanthanide-Loaded Nanoparticles as Potential Fluorescent and Mass Probes for High-Content Protein Analysis, Bioengineering. 2019, 6(1), 23. | View online

Ngamcherdtrakul, W., Morry, J., Sangvanich, T., Reda, M., Bejan, D.S., Fryxell, G.E., Yantasee, W. Removal of a gadolinium based contrast agent by a novel sorbent hemoperfusion in a chronic kidney disease (CKD) rodent model. Scientific Reports. 2019, 9:709, 1-9. View online

Yantasee, W., Fryxell, G. E., Pattamakomsan, K., Sangvanich, T., Wiacek, R.J., Busche, B., Addleman, R.S., Timchalk, C., Ngamcherdtrakul, W., Siriwon, N. Selective capture of radionuclides (U, Pu, Th, Am and Co) using functional nanoporous sorbents. 2019, 366, 677–683. View online 


  • Ngamcherdtrakul, W., Sangvanich, T., Reda, M., Gu, S., Bejan, D., Yantasee, W. Lyophilization and Stability of Antibody Conjugated Mesoporous Silica Nanoparticle with Cationic Polymer and PEG for siRNA delivery. International Journal of Nanomedicine. 2018, 13, 4015–4027. | View Online



  • Morry, J., Ngamcherdtrakul, W., Yantasee, W. Oxidative stress in cancer and fibrosis: Opportunity for therapeutic intervention with antioxidant compounds, enzymes, and nanoparticles. Redox Biology, 2016, 11:240-253. | View PDF

  • 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