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Chemistry
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2022

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Discipline name D-index D-index (Discipline H-index) only includes papers and citation values for an examined discipline in contrast to General H-index which accounts for publications across all disciplines. Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Chemistry D-index 144 Citations 72,931 854 World Ranking 50 National Ranking 2
Best Scientists D-index 171 Citations 104,674 905 World Ranking 596 National Ranking 12

Research.com Recognitions

Awards & Achievements

2022 - Research.com Best Scientist Award

2022 - Research.com Chemistry in China Leader Award

2016 - Fellow, The World Academy of Sciences

2005 - Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • DNA
  • Enzyme
  • Gene

His primary areas of study are Aptamer, Nanotechnology, DNA, Nanoparticle and Biophysics. His studies in Aptamer integrate themes in fields like Cancer cell, Computational biology, Systematic evolution of ligands by exponential enrichment and Molecular probe. The Cancer cell study which covers Cell that intersects with Cell culture.

Weihong Tan has researched Nanotechnology in several fields, including Molecular recognition and Fluorescence. His study on DNA is mostly dedicated to connecting different topics, such as Nucleic acid. His Nanoparticle research is multidisciplinary, incorporating elements of Biomolecule, Microemulsion, Bioconjugation and Silicon dioxide.

His most cited work include:

  • Aptamers evolved from live cells as effective molecular probes for cancer study (1030 citations)
  • Conjugation of biomolecules with luminophore-doped silica nanoparticles for photostable biomarkers. (658 citations)
  • Synthesis and Characterization of Silica-Coated Iron Oxide Nanoparticles in Microemulsion: The Effect of Nonionic Surfactants (651 citations)

What are the main themes of his work throughout his whole career to date?

Aptamer, Nanotechnology, DNA, Biophysics and Fluorescence are his primary areas of study. His Aptamer research is included under the broader classification of Molecular biology. His DNA research includes themes of RNA and Nucleic acid.

His Biophysics research incorporates themes from Membrane, In vivo and Förster resonance energy transfer. His Fluorescence research incorporates elements of Detection limit, Analytical chemistry and Photochemistry. His Cancer cell research is multidisciplinary, incorporating elements of Cell and Targeted drug delivery.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Aptamer (67.77%)
  • Nanotechnology (47.14%)
  • DNA (40.77%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2017-2021)?

  • Aptamer (67.77%)
  • DNA (40.77%)
  • Biophysics (28.44%)

In recent papers he was focusing on the following fields of study:

His main research concerns Aptamer, DNA, Biophysics, Cancer cell and Nanotechnology. The study incorporates disciplines such as Cancer research, Nucleic acid, Cell biology, Internalization and Computational biology in addition to Aptamer. His DNA research is multidisciplinary, incorporating perspectives in RNA, Cell and Nucleotide.

His research investigates the link between Biophysics and topics such as Fluorescence that cross with problems in Detection limit. His Cancer cell study which covers Drug delivery that intersects with Cytotoxicity. His work is connected to Nanoparticle and Nanomaterials, as a part of Nanotechnology.

Between 2017 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • Recent progresses in small-molecule enzymatic fluorescent probes for cancer imaging (248 citations)
  • Precise nanomedicine for intelligent therapy of cancer (145 citations)
  • Precise nanomedicine for intelligent therapy of cancer (145 citations)

In his most recent research, the most cited papers focused on:

  • DNA
  • Enzyme
  • Gene

Weihong Tan mostly deals with Aptamer, Cancer cell, DNA, Biophysics and Nanotechnology. His Aptamer study integrates concerns from other disciplines, such as Cancer, Cancer research, Nanoparticle, Molecular recognition and Computational biology. His Cancer cell research incorporates themes from Albumin, Oligonucleotide, Drug delivery and In vivo.

His studies deal with areas such as Biomolecule, Cell, Receptor and Cell biology as well as DNA. His work deals with themes such as In vitro, Photothermal therapy, Intracellular, Internalization and Monomer, which intersect with Biophysics. His Nanotechnology study incorporates themes from Tissue engineering, Glutathione metabolism and Autofluorescence.

This overview was generated by a machine learning system which analysed the scientist’s body of work. If you have any feedback, you can contact us here.

Best Publications

Aptamers evolved from live cells as effective molecular probes for cancer study

Dihua Shangguan;Ying Li;Zhiwen Tang;Zehui Charles Cao.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (2006)

1272 Citations

Synthesis and Characterization of Silica-Coated Iron Oxide Nanoparticles in Microemulsion: The Effect of Nonionic Surfactants

Swadeshmukul Santra;Rovelyn Tapec;Nikoleta Theodoropoulou;Jon Dobson.
Langmuir (2001)

989 Citations

Conjugation of biomolecules with luminophore-doped silica nanoparticles for photostable biomarkers.

Swadeshmukul Santra;Peng Zhang;Kemin Wang;and Rovelyn Tapec.
Analytical Chemistry (2001)

928 Citations

Surface modification of silica nanoparticles to reduce aggregation and nonspecific binding.

Rahul P. Bagwe;Lisa R. Hilliard;Weihong Tan.
Langmuir (2006)

814 Citations

Preparation and antibacterial activity of [email protected] nanoparticles

Ping Gong;Huimin Li;Xiaoxiao He;Kemin Wang.
Nanotechnology (2007)

689 Citations

Gold nanoparticle-based colorimetric assay for the direct detection of cancerous cells.

Colin D. Medley;Joshua E. Smith;Zhiwen Tang;Yanrong Wu.
Analytical Chemistry (2008)

665 Citations

A rapid bioassay for single bacterial cell quantitation using bioconjugated nanoparticles.

Xiaojun Zhao;Lisa R. Hilliard;Shelly John Mechery;Yanping Wang.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (2004)

630 Citations

Aptamers generated from cell-SELEX for molecular medicine: a chemical biology approach.

Xiaohong Fang;Weihong Tan.
Accounts of Chemical Research (2010)

622 Citations

Ultrasensitive DNA detection using highly fluorescent bioconjugated nanoparticles.

Xiaojun Zhao;Rovelyn Tapec-Dytioco;Weihong Tan.
Journal of the American Chemical Society (2003)

621 Citations

Aptamer-Modified Gold Nanoparticles for Colorimetric Determination of Platelet-Derived Growth Factors and Their Receptors

Chih-Ching Huang;Yu-Fen Huang;Zehui Cao;Weihong Tan.
Analytical Chemistry (2005)

617 Citations

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