Publications

  • Biointerface Structural Effects on the Properties and Applications of Bioinspired Peptide-Based Nanomaterials

  • Authors: Walsh, T.R. and Knecht, M.R.
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  • Effects of Metal Composition and Ratio on Peptide-Templated Multimetallic PdPt Nanomaterials

  • Authors: Merrill, N.A.; Nitka, T.T.; McKee, E.M.; Merino, K.C.; Drummy, L.F.; Lee, S.; Reinhart, B.; Ren, Y.; Munro, C.J.; Pylypenko, S.; Frenkel, A.I.; Bedford, N.M.; Knecht, M.R.
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  • Elucidating the influence of materials-binding peptide sequence on Au surface interactions and colloidal stability of Au nanoparticles

  • Authors: Hughes, Z.E.; Nguyen, M.A.; Li, Y.; Swihart, M.T.; Walsh, T.R.; Knecht, M.R.
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  • Pd-decorated m-BiVO4/BiOBr ternary composite with dual heterojunction for enhanced photocatalytic activity

  • Authors: Pálmai, M.;Zahran, E.; Angamaro, S.; Bálint, Z.; Pászti, Z.; Knecht, M.R.; Bachas, L.G.
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  • Remote Optically-Controlled Modulation of Catalytic Properties of Nanoparticles through Reconfiguration of the Inorganic/Organic Interface

  • Authors: Lawrence, R.L.; Scola, B.; Li, Y.; Lim, C.-K.; Prasad, P.N.; Swihart, M.T.; Knecht, M.R.
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  • Peptide Sequence Effects Control the Single Pot Reduction, Nucleation, and Growth of Au Nanoparticles

  • Authors: Munro, C.J.; Hughes, Z.E, Walsh, T.R.; Knecht, M.R.
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  • Optical Modulation of Peptide-Nanoparticle Interactions

  • Authors: Slocik, J.M.; Kuang, Z.; Knecht, M.R.; Naik, R.R.
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  • Toward a Modular Multi-material Nanoparticle Synthesis and Assembly Strategy via Bionano-combinatorics: Bifunctional Peptides for Linking Au and Ag Nanomaterials

  • Authors: Briggs, B.D.;Palofox-Hernandez,J.P.;Li, Y.; Lim, C.-K.; Woehl, T.J.;Bedford, N.M.; Seifert, S.; Swihart, M.T.; Prasad, P.N.; Walsh, T.R.; Knecht, M.R.
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  • Dose-Rate Controlled Energy Dispersive X-ray Spectroscopic Mapping of Biohybrid Nanoparticles

  • Authors: Zhu, Y.; Munro, C.J.; Olszta, M.; Edwards, D.; Braunschweig, A.B.; Knecht, M.R.; Browning, N.
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  • Converting Light Energy to Chemical Energy: A New Catalytic Approach for Sustainable Environmental Remediation

  • Authors: Nguyen, M.A.; Zahran, E.M.; Wilbon, A.S.; Besmer, A.V.; Cendan, V.J.; Ranson, W.A.; Lawrence, R.L.; Cohn, J.L.; Bachas, L.G.; Knecht, M.R.
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  • Plasmon-Enhanced Two-Photon-Induced Isomerization for Highly-Localized Light-Based Actuation of Inorganic/Organic Interfaces

  • Authors: Lim, C.-K.; Li, X.; Li, Y.; Drew, K.L.M.; Palafox-Hernandez, J.P.; Tang, Z.; Baev, A.; Kuzmin, A.N.; Knecht, M.R.; Walsh, T.R.; Swihart, T.R.; Ågren, H.; Prasad, P.N.
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  • Optical Actuation of Inorganic/Organic Interfaces: Comparing Peptide-Azobenzene Ligand Reconfiguration on Gold and Silver Nanoparticles

  • Authors: Palafox-Hernandez, J.P.; Lim, C.-K.; Tang, Z.; Drew, K.; Li, Y.; Swihart, M.T.; Prasad, P.N.; Knecht, M.R.; Walsh, T.R.
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  • Sequence-Dependent Structure/Function Relationships of Catalytic Peptide-Enabled Gold Nanoparticles Generated under Ambient Synthetic Conditions

  • Authors: Bedford, N.M.; Hughes, Z.E.; Tang, Z.; Li, Y.; Briggs, B.D.; Ren, Y.; Swihart, M.T.; Petkov, V.G.; Naik, R.R.; Knecht, M.R.; Walsh, T.R.
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  • Identifying the Atomic-Level Effects of Metal Composition on the Structure and Catalytic Activity of Peptide-Templated Materials

  • Authors: Merrill, N.A.; McKee, E.M.; Merino, K.C.; Drummy, L.F.; Lee, S.; Reinhart, B.; Ren, Y.; Frenkel, A.I.; Naik, R.R.; Bedford, N.M.; Knecht, M.R.
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  • Atomic-scale identification of Pd leaching in nanoparticle catalyzed C–C coupling: effects of particle surface disorder

  • Authors: Briggs, B.D.; Bedford, N.M.; Seifert, S.; Koerner, H.; Naik, R.R.; Frenkel, A.I.;Knecht, M.R.
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  • Triggering nanoparticle surface ligand rearrangement via external stimuli: light-based actuation of biointerfaces

  • Authors: Tang, Z.; Lim, C.-K.; Palafox-Hernandez, J.P.; Drew, K.L.M.; Li, Y.; Swihart, M.T.; Prasad, P.N.; Walsh, T.R.; Knecht, M.R.
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  • Direct Synthetic Control over the Size, Composition, and Photocatalytic Activity of Octahedral Copper Oxide Materials: Correlation Between Surface Structure and Catalytic Functionality

  • Authors: Nguyen, M.A.; Bedford, N.M.; Ren, Y.; Zahran, E.M.; Goodin, R.C.; Bachas, L.G.; Knecht, M.R.
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  • Elucidation of Peptide-Directed Palladium Surface Structure for Biologically Tunable Nanocatalysts

  • Authors: Bedford, N.M.; Ramezani-Dakhel, H.; Slocik, J.M.; Briggs, B.D.; Ren, Y.; Frenkel, A.I.; Petkov, V.; Naik, R.R.; Knecht, M.R.
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  • Reductant and Sequence Effects on the Morphology and Catalytic Activity of Peptide-Capped Au Nanoparticles

  • Authors: Briggs. B.D.; Li, Y.; Swihart, M.T.; Knecht, M.R.

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  • Comparative Study of Materials-Binding Peptide Interactions with Gold and Silver Surfaces and Nanostructures: A Thermodynamic Basis for Biological Selectivity of Inorganic Materials

  • Authors: Palafox-Hernandez, J.P.; Tang, Z.; Huges, Z.E.; Li, Y.; Swihart, M.T.; Prasad, P.N.; Walsh, T.R.; Knecht, M.R.
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  • Examination of Transmetalation Pathways and Effects in Aqueous Suzuki Coupling Using Biomimetic Pd Nanocatalysts

  • Authors: Briggs, B.D.; Pekarek, R.T.; Knecht, M.R.
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  • Peptide-Modified Dendrimers as Templates for the Production of Highly Reactive Catalytic Nanomaterials

  • Authors: Bedford, N.M.; Bhandari, R.; Slocik, J.M.; Seifert, S.; Naik, R.R.; Knecht, M.R.
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  • Structure of Arginine Overlayers at the Aqueous Gold Interface: Implications for Nanoparticle Assembly

  • Authors: Wright, L.B.; Merrill, N.A.; Knecht, M.R.; Walsh, T.R.
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  • Peptide-mediated synthesis of gold nanoparticles: effects of peptide sequence and nature of binding on physicochemical properties

  • Authors: Li, Y.; Tang, Z.; Prasad, P.N.; Knecht, M.R.; Swihart, M.T.
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  • Effects of Substrate Molecular Structure on the Catalytic Activity of Peptide-Templated Pd Nanomaterials

  • Authors: Pacardo, D.B.; Ardman, E.; Knecht, M.R.
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  • Light-Activated Tandem Catalysis Driven by Multicomponent Nanomaterials

  • Authors: Zahran, E.M.; Bedford, N.M.; Nguyen, M.A.; Chang, Y-J.; Guiton, B.S.; Naik, R.R.; Bachas, L.G.; Knecht, M.R.
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  • Biomolecular Recognition Principles for Bionanocombinatorics: An Integrated Approach To Elucidate Enthalpic and Entropic Factors

  • Authors: Tang, Z.; Palafox-Hernandez, J.P.; Law, W-C.; Hughes, Z.E.; Swihart, M.T.; Prasad, P.N.; Knecht, M.R.; Walsh, T.R
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  • Structural Control and Catalytic Reactivity of Peptide-Templated Pd and Pt Nanomaterials for Olefin Hydrogenation

  • Authors: Bhandari, R.; Pacardo, D.B.; Bedford, N.M.; Naik, R.R.; Knecht, M.R.
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  • Structural and Equilibrium Effects of the Surface Passivant on the Stability of Au Nanorods

  • Authors: Merrill, N.A.; Sethi, M.; Knecht, M.R.
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  • Exploiting Localized Surface Binding Effects to Enhance the Catalytic Reactivity of Peptide-Capped Nanoparticles

  • Authors: Coppage, R.; Slocik, J.M; Ramezani-Dakhel, H.; Bedford, N.M.; Heinz, H.; Naik, R.R.; Knecht, M.R.
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  • Stability, surface features, and atom leaching of palladium nanoparticles: toward prediction of catalytic functionality

  • Authors: Ramezani-Dakhel, H.; Mirau, P.A.; Naik, R.R; Knecht, M.R.; Heinz, H.
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  • Exploring the mechanism of Stille C–C coupling via peptide-capped Pd nanoparticles results in low temperature reagent selectivity

  • Authors: Pacardo, D.B.; Knecht, M.R.

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  • Isolation of Template Effects That Control the Structure and Function of Nonspherical, Biotemplated Pd Nanomaterials

  • Authors: Bhandari, R.; Knecht, M.R.

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  • Synthesis, characterization, and catalytic application of networked Au nanostructures fabricated using peptide templates

  • Authors: Bhandari, R.; Knecht, M.R.
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  • Determining Peptide Sequence Effects That Control the Size, Structure, and Function of Nanoparticles

  • Authors: Coppage, R.; Slocik, J.M.; Briggs, B.D.; Frenkel, A.I.; Naik, R.R.; Knecht, M.R.
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  • Fibronectin Binding to the Treponema pallidum Adhesin Protein Fragment rTp0483 on Functionalized Self-Assembled Monolayers

  • Authors: Dickerson, M.T.; Abney, M.B.; Cameron, C.E.; Knecht, M.R.; Bachas, L.G.; Anderson, K.W.
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  • Nanotechnology Meets Biology: Peptide-based Methods for the Fabrication of Functional Materials

  • Authors: Briggs, B.D.; Knecht, M.R.
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  • Mimicking nature’s strategies for the design of nanocatalysts

  • Authors: Bhandari, R.; Coppage, R.; Knecht, M.
    published as a HOT Article; featured on the inside front cover of the February 2012 issue.
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  • Crystallographic Recognition Controls Peptide Binding for Bio-Based Nanomaterials

  • Authors: Coppage, R.; Slocik, J.M.; Briggs, B.D.; Frenkel, A.I.; Heinz, H.; Naik, R.R.; Knecht, M.R.
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  • Employing materials assembly to elucidate surface interactions of amino acids with Au nanoparticles

  • Authors: Sethi, M.; Law, W.-C.; Fennell, W.A.; Prasad, P.N.; Knecht, M.R.
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  • Interrogating the catalytic mechanism of nanoparticle mediated Stille coupling reactions employing bio-inspired Pd nanocatalysts

  • Authors: Pacardo, D.B.; Slocik, J.M.; Kirk, K.C.; Naik, R.R.; Knecht, M.R.
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  • Effects of the Material Structure on the Catalytic Activity of Peptide-Templated Pd Nanomaterials

  • Authors: Bhandari, R.; Knecht, M.R.
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  • Suppression of Ycf1p Function by Cka1p-dependent Phosphorylation is Attenuated in Response to Salt Stress

  • Authors: Pickin, K.A.; Ezenwajiaku, N.; Overcash, H.; Sethi, M.; Knecht, M.R.; Paumi, C.M.
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  • Biological Surface Effects of Metallic Nanomaterials for Applications in Assembly and Catalysis

  • Authors: Sethi, M.; Pacardo, D.B.; Knecht, M.R.
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  • Understanding the Mechanism of Amino Acid-Based Au Nanoparticle Chain Formation

  • Authors: Sethi, M.; Knecht, M.R.
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  • Elucidation of Peptide Effects that Control the Activity of Nanoparticles

  • Authors: Coppage, R.; Slocik, J.M.; Sethi, M.; Pacardo, D.B.; Naik, R.R.; Knecht, M.R.
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  • Employing high-resolution materials characterization to understand the effects of Pd nanoparticle structure on their activity as catalysts for olefin hydrogenation

  • Authors: Knecht, M.R.; Pacardo, D.B.
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  • Peptide template effects for the synthesis and catalytic application of Pd nanoparticle networks

  • Authors: Jakhmola, A.; Bhandari, R.; Pacardo, D.B.; Knecht, M.R.
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  • Biomimetic Synthesis of Pd Nanocatalysts for the Stille Coupling Reaction

  • Authors: Pacardo, D.B.; Sethi, M.; Jones, S.E.; Naik, R.R.; Knecht, M.R.
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  • Fabrication and Biofunctionalization of Carbon-Encapsulated Au Nanoparticles

  • Authors: Chopra, N.; Bachas, L.G.; Knecht, M.R.
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  • Bio-inspired colorimetric detection of Hg2+ and Pb2+ heavy metal ions using Au nanoparticles

  • Authors: Knecht, M.R.; Sethi, M.
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  • Linear Assembly of Au Nanorods Using Biomimetic Ligands

  • Authors: Sethi, M.; Joung, G.; Knecht, M.R.
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  • Stability and Electrostatic Assembly of Au Nanorods for Use in Biological Assays

  • Authors: Sethi, M.; Joung, G.; Knecht, M.R.
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  • Structural Analysis of PdAu Dendrimer-Encapsulated Bimetallic Nanoparticles

  • Authors: Weir, M.G.; Knecht, M.R.; Frenkel, A.I.; Crooks, R.M.
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  • Quantitative Analysis of the Stability of Pd Dendrimer-Encapsulated Nanoparticles

  • Authors: Carino, E.V.; Knecht, M.R.; Crooks, R.M.
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  • Synthesis and Characterization of Pt Dendrimer-Encapsulated Nanoparticles: Effect of the Template on Nanoparticle Formation

  • Authors: Knecht, M.R.; Weir, M.G.; Myers, V.S.; Pyrz, W.D.; He, Y.; Petkov, V.; Buttrey, D.J.; Frenkel, A.I.; Crooks, R.M.
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  • Periodicity and Atomic Ordering in Nanosized Particles of Crystals

  • Authors: Petkov, V.; Bedford, N.; Knecht, M.R.; Weir, M.G.; Crooks, R.M.; Tang, W.; Henkelman, G.; Frenkel, A.I.
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  • Structural Rearrangement of Bimetallic Alloy PdAu Nanoparticles within Dendrimer Templates to Yield Core/Shell Configurations

  • Authors: Knecht, M.R.; Weir, M.G.; Frenkel, A.I.; Crooks, R.M.
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  • Magnetic properties of dendrimer-encapsulated iron nanoparticles containing an average of 55 and 147 atoms

  • Authors: Knecht, M.R.; Crooks, R.M.
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  • Synthesis, Characterization, and Magnetic Properties of Dendrimer-Encapsulated Nickel Nanoparticles Containing less than 150 Atoms

  • Authors: Knecht, M.R.; Garcia-Martinez, J.C.; Crooks, R.M.
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  • Effect of Pd Nanoparticle Size on the Catalytic Hydrogenation of Allyl Alcohol

  • Authors: Wilson, O.M.; Knecht, M.R.; Garcia-Martinez, J.C.; Crooks, R.M.
    A summary of this paper was featured in Science
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  • Hydrophobic Dendrimers as Templates for Au Nanoparticles

  • Authors: Knecht, M.R.; Garcia-Martinez, J.C.; Crooks, R.M.
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  • Size Control of Dendrimer-Templated Silica

  • Authors: Knecht, M.R.; Sewell, S.L.; Wright, D.W.
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  • Dendrimer-Mediated Formation of Multicomponent Nanospheres

  • Authors: Knecht, M.R.; Wright, D.W.
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  • Amine-Terminated Dendrimers as Biomimetic Templates for Silica Nanosphere Formation

  • Authors: Knecht, M.R.; Wright, D.W.
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  • Functional analysis of the biomimetic silica precipitating activity of the R5 peptide from Cylindrotheca fusiformis

  • Authors: Knecht, M.R.; Wright, D.W.
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    Book Chapters

  • Self-Assembled Biological Structures as Templates for Nanoparticle Formation. In Self Assembled Nanostructures of Biopolymers, Organic Semiconductors, and Inorganic Compounds
    Authors: Merrill, N.M.; Knecht, M.R.

  • Pd Nanoparticles in C-C Coupling Reactions. In Metal Nanoparticles for Catalysis
    Authors: Pacardo, D.B.; Knecht, M.R.

  • Bio-Inspired Nanocatalysis. In Bio-Inspired Nanotechnology
    Authors: Coppage, R.; Knecht, M.R.

  • Amino Acid Mediated Linear Assembly of Au Nanomaterials. InNanobiotechnology Protocols
    Authors: Sethi, M.; Knecht, M.R.

  • Biomimetic Synthesis of Nanoparticles. In Encyclopedia of Inorganic Chemistry
    Authors: Sethi, M.; Knecht, M.R.

  • Biogenic Nanoparticles. In The Encyclopedia of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology
    Authors: Slocik, J.M.; Knecht, M.R.; Wright, D.W.

  • Books

  • Bio-Inspired Nanotechnology
    Authors: Knecht, M.R.; Walsh, T.R, Eds.
  • Other

  • Non-Specific Proteases Can Produce Metal Oxide Nanoparticles
    Authors: Knecht, M.R.
  • A Light Upon the Horizon: Young Analytical Chemists Forging New Scientific Pathways During an Economic Downturn
    Authors: Knecht, M.R.; Daunert, S.
  • Micro/Nano Technology for Genomics and Proteomics
    Authors: Knecht, M.R.;Ed. M. Ozkan and M.J. Heller