Functional Nucleic Acids for Sensing and Other Analytical Applications. Yingfu Li & Yi Lu, Co-Editors, 2009. [link]

Contributions to Books


Manochehry S, & Li, Y. (2017). Chapter 8.11 – Fluorescence Sensing with Functional Nucleic Acids. In: Volume 8 “Fluorescent sensors and imaging agents” (Volume Editor: Timothy E. Glass), Comprehensive Supramolecular Chemistry II (Editor-in-Chief: Jerry L. Atwood). Elsevier. Pg. 227-236.


Gysbers R, Tram K, Manochehry S, Chang D, & Li, Y. (2016). Selection and application of catalytically active oligonucleotides. In: Aptamers: Tools for Targeted Nanotherapy and Molecular Imaging. Pan Stanford Publishing. Rakesh N. Veedu (Ed). Pg 75-112.


Mok, W. M. K., McManus, S. A. & Li, Y. (2014). Small Size, Big Impact: Bacterial Functional Nucleic Acids and Their Applications. In: DNA and RNA Chemical Biology in Science and Medicine. Springer. Jan Barciszewski (Ed). Springer. Pg. 309-324.


Lau, P. S. & Li, Y. (2013). Exploration of Structure-Switching in the Design of Aptamer Biosensors. In: Advances in Biochemical Engineering/Biotechnology. Scheper, T., Belkin, S., Doran, P.M., Endo, I., Gu, M.B., Hu, W.S., Mattiasson, B., Nielsen, J., Stephanopoulos, G.N., Ulber, R., Zeng, A.-P., Zhong, J.-J., Zhou, W. (Eds). Springer. Pg 69-92.


McManus, S. A., Tram, K. & Li, Y. (2012). Making sense of catalysis: The potential of DNAzymes as biosensors. In: DNA Conjugates and Sensors. Keith R. Fox and Tom Brown (Eds). The Royal Society of Chemistry. Pg. 190-210.


Lee, J., Lin, X. & Li, Y. (2011). Functional Nucleic Acids for Fluorescence Based Biosensing Applications. Chapter in: Advanced Fluorescence Reporters in Chemistry and Biology III. Alex Demchenko (Ed). Springer. Pg. 201-224. [link]


Lam, J., Aguirre, S. D. & Li, Y. (2010). Nucleic Acids as Detection Tools. Chapter 19 in: The Chemical Biology of Nucleic Acids. Günter Mayer (Ed). Wiley. Pg. 433-454. [link]


Fowler, C. C, Navani, N. K, Brown, E. D. & Li, Y. (2009). Aptamers and their Potential as Recognition Elements for the Detection of Bacteria. Chapter 25 in: Principles of Bacterial Detection: Biosensors, Recognition Receptors and Microsystems. Zourob, M., Elwary, S. & Turner, A. P. F. (Editors). Springer. Pg. 689-714. [link]

Chiuman, W. & Li, Y. (2009). Fluorescent Ribozyme and Deoxyribozyme Sensors. Chapter 5 in: Functional Nucleic Acids for Sensing and Other Analytical Applications. Yi Lu & Yingfu Li (Editors). Springer. Pg.131-154. [link]

Lu, Y. & Li, Y. (2009). Introductory Remarks. Chapter 2 in: Functional Nucleic Acids for Sensing and Other Analytical Applications. Yi Lu & Yingfu Li (Editors). Springer. Pg.3-10. [link]

Rupcich, N., Nutiu, R., Shen, Y. & Li, Y. & Brennan, J. D. (2009). The use of functional nucleic acids in solid-phase fluorimetric assays. Chapter 12 in: Functional Nucleic Acids for Sensing and Other Analytical Applications. Yi Lu & Yingfu Li (Editors). Springer. Pg. 309-342. [link]


Navani, N. K., Mok, W. K. & Li, Y. (2008). Chapter 22. In Vitro Selection of Protein-binding DNA Aptamers as Ligands for Biosensing Applications. Invited book chapter for Biosensor and Biodetection (as part of the series “Methods in Molecular Biology”). Rasooly, A. (Editor). Humana Press. Pg.399-415. [link] [PubMed]

Zhao, W., Brook, M. A. & Li, Y. (2008). Chapter 6. Periodic Assembly of Nanospecies on Repetitive DNA Sequences Generated on Gold Nanoparticles by Rolling Circle Amplification. Invited book chapter for Protocols in Nanostructure Design (as part of the series “Methods in Molecular Biology”). Garit, E. & Nussinov, R. (Editors). Humana Press, pp79-90. [link] [PubMed]


Schlosser, K., McManus, S. & Li, Y. (2006). Deoxyribozymes: Catalytically active DNA molecules. Invited book chapter for The Aptamer Handbook: Functional Oligonucleotides and Their Applications. Sven Klussmann (Editor). Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA. pp. 228-264.[link]


Nutiu, R. Billen, L. P. & Li, Y. (2005). Fluorescence-signaling nucleic acid-based sensors. In “Nucleic Acid Switches and Sensors”. Scott K. Silverman (Ed.). Landes Bioscience / Springer. pp. 49-74. [link] [ncbi link]


Li, Y. & Sen, D. (1998). A small and efficient catalytic DNA. In Structure, Motion, Interaction, and Expression of Biological Macromolecules. Sarma, R. H. & Sarma, M. H. (Eds.). Vol. 1, pp. 139-150. [link]