«  Ellis, M. A., Grandinetti, G., Fichter, K. M. (2016) Synthesis of Cd-free InP/ZnS Quantum Dots Suitable for Biomedical Applications. Vis. Exp. (108), e53684, doi:10.3791/53684

«  Fichter, K.M., N. Ingle, McLendon, P.M., Reineke, T.M.  (2012) Polymeric Nucleic Acid Vehicles Exploit Active Inter-Organelle Trafficking MechanismsACS Nano, 7  (1):  347-64

«  Chiu, Sheng Kuei; Manhat, Beth A; DeBenedetti, William J I; Brown, Anna L; Fichter, Katye; Vu, Tania; Eastman, Micah; Jiao, Jun PhD; Goforth, Andrea Mitchell.  (2012) Aqueous, red-emitting silicon nanoparticles for cellular imaging: Consequences of protecting against surface passivation by hydroxide and water for stable, red emissionJournal of Materials Research, 28 (2): 216-230.

«  Fichter, K.M., and Vu, T.Q. (2011) Tracing the endocytic pathways and trafficking kinetics of cell signaling receptors using single QD nanoparticles in Methods in Molecular Biology:  Cellular and Subcellular Nanotechnology.  Humana Press.  Methods Mol Biol. 2013;991:237-47.

«  Manhat B.A., Brown A.L., Black L.A., Ross J.B., Fichter K., Vu T.Q., Richman E., and Goforth A.M. (2011) One-Step Melt Synthesis of Water-Soluble, Photoluminescent, Surface-Oxidized Silicon Nanoparticles for Cellular Imaging Applications. Chemistry of Materials, 23 (9): 2407–2418.

«  Fichter, K.M., Flajolet, M., Greengard, P., Vu, T.Q.  (2010) Kinetics of G-Protein Coupled Receptor Endosomal Trafficking Pathways Revealed By Single Quantum Dots. PNAS. 107 (43):  18658-18663.

«  McLendon, P.M., Fichter, K.M., Reineke, T.M. (2010) Poly(glycoamidoamine) Vehicles Promote pDNA Uptake Through Multiple Routes and Efficient Gene Expression via Caveola-mediated EndocytosisMol. Pharm.  7 (3):  738-750.

 «  Bryson, J.M., Fichter, K.M., McLendon, P.M. Reineke, T.M. (2009) Lanthanide Containing Nucleic Acid Delivery Polymers for in vitro and in vivo Monitoring of DNA Delivery. PNAS 106 (40):  16913-16918.

 «  Fichter, K.M., Ardeshiri, A, and Vu T.Q. (2009) Tracking Single Biomolecules in Live Cells Using Quantum Dots in Methods in Bioengineering: Nanoscale Bioengineering and Nanomedicine.  Series Eds: Yarmush, ML and Langer RS. Artech House, Boston, MA. Chapter 5:  Tracking Single Biomolecules in Live Cells Using Quantum Dot Nanoparticles.  75-82.

 «  Srinivasachari, S., Fichter, K.M., Reineke, T.M. (2008) Polycationic b-Cyclodextrin Click Clusters:  Monodisperse and Versatile Scaffolds for Nucleic Acid DeliveryJACS.  130 (14):  4618-4627.

 «  Fichter, K.M., Zhang, L., Yamaguchi, N., Kiick, K.L., Reineke, T.M. (2008) Peptide-Functionalized Poly(ethylene glycol) Star polymers:  DNA Delivery Vehicles with  Promising Multivalent Molecular ArchitectureBioconjugate Chemistry19 (1):  76-88.

«  Image contribution for Cover Art:  MRS Bulletin (2005) Designer Materials for Nucleic Acid Delivery 30 (9).



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