Publications

2020
Merg, A. D. *; Touponse, G. *; van Genderen, E. ; Blum, T. ; Zuo, X. ; Bazrafshan, A. ; Siaw, H. M. H. ; McCanna, A. ; Dyer, R. B. ; Salaita, K. ; et al. "Shape-Shifting Peptide Nanomaterials: Surface Asymmetry Enables pH-Dependent Formation and Interconversion of Collagen Tubes and Sheets". J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2020, 142, 19956-19968.
2019
Merg, A. D. ; van Genderen, E. ; Bazrafshan, A. ; Su, H. ; Zuo, X. ; Touponse, G. ; Blum, T. B. ; Salaita, K. ; Abrahams, J. P. ; Conticello, V. P. "Seeded Heteroepitaxial Growth of Crystallizable Collagen Triple Helices: Engineering Multifunctional Two-Dimensional Core-Shell Nanostructures". J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2019, 141, 20107-20117.
Merg, A. D. ; Touponse, G. ; van Genderen, E. ; Zuo, X. ; Bazrafshan, A. ; Blum, T. ; Hughes, S. ; Salaita, K. ; Abrahams, J. P. ; Conticello, V. P. "2D Crystal Engineering of Nanosheets Assembled from Helical Peptide Building Blocks". Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2019, 58, 13507-13512.
2017
Merg, A. D. ; Thaner, R. V. ; Mokashi-Punekar, S. ; Nguyen, S. B. T. ; Rosi, N. L. "Triblock peptide-oligonucleotide chimeras (POCs): programmable biomolecules for the assembly of morphologically tunable and responsive hybrid materials". Chem. Commun. 2017, 53, 12221-12224.
Mokashi-Punekar, S. ; Merg, A. D. ; Rosi, N. L. "Systematic Adjustment of Pitch and Particle Dimensions within a Family of Chiral Plasmonic Gold Nanoparticle Single Helices". J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2017, 139, 15043-15048.
Merg, A. D. ; Zhou, Y. ; Smith, A. M. ; Millstone, J. E. ; Rosi, N. L. "Ligand Exchange for Controlling the Surface Chemistry and Properties of Nanoparticle Superstructures". ChemNanoMat 2017, 3 745-749.
2016
Merg, A. D. ; Boatz, J. C. ; Mandal, A. ; Zhao, G. ; Mokashi-Punekar, S. ; Liu, C. ; Wang, X. ; van der Wel, P. C. A. ; Rosi, N. L. "Peptide-Directed Assembly of Single-Helical Gold Nanoparticle Superstructures Exhibiting Intense Chiroptical Activity". J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016, 138, 13655-13663.
Liu, C. ; Zeng, C. ; Luo, T. - Y. ; Merg, A. D. ; Jin, R. ; Rosi, N. L. "Establishing the Porosity Gradients within Metal-Organic Frameworks using Partial Postsynthetic Ligand Exchange". J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016, 138, 12045-12048.
2015
Merg, A. D. ; Slocik, J. ; Blaber, M. G. ; Schatz, G. C. ; Rosi, N. L. "Adjusting the Metrics of 1-D Helical Gold Nanoparticle Superstructures Using Multivalent Peptide Conjugates". Langmuir 2015, 31, 9492-9501.
2014
Zhang, C. ; Zhou, Y. ; Merg, A. ; Song, C. ; Schatz, G. C. ; Rosi, N. L. "Hollow spherical gold nanoparticle superstructures with tunable diameters and visible to near-infrared extinction". Nanoscale 2014, 6 12328-12332.