Publications

Journal publications [from 2007]

Nicolau Jr., D.V., Paszek, E., Fulga, F., Nicolau, D.V. Mapping Hydrophobicity on the Protein Molecular Surface at Atom-level Resolution. PLoS ONE, in print, 2014

Ramsey, L., Schroeder, V., Van Zalinge, H., Berndt, M., Korten, T., Diez, S., Nicolau, D.V.* Control and gating of kinesin-microtubule motility on electrically heated thermo-chips. Biomedical Microdevices, 16, 459-463, 2014

Nicolau, D.V.*, Paszek, E., Fulga, F., Nicolau, D.V. Jr. Protein molecular surface mapped at different geometrical resolutions. PLoS ONE, http://www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi% 2F10.1371 %2Fjournal.pone.0058896, 2013

Wilson, R. Cossins, A., Nicolau, D.V., Missailidis, S. The Selection of DNA Aptamers for Two Different Epitopes of Thrombin Was Not Due to Different Partitioning Methods. Nucleic Acid Therapeutics, 23, 88-92, 2013

van Zalinge, H., Aveyard, J., Hajne, J., Persson, M., Mansson, M., Nicolau* D.V. Actin filament motility induced variation of resonance frequency and rigidity of polymer surfaces studied by quartz crystal microbalance. Langmuir, 28, 15033-15037, 2012

Cristea, P.D., Arsene, O., Tuduce, R., Nicolau, D. Protein surface functional imaging. Materials Science Forum 721, 319-324, 2012

Bartolini, M., Naldi, M., Nicolau, D.V., van Delft, F.C.M.J.M., van Zijl, J., Snijder, J., van den Heuvel, E.F.C., Naburgh, E.P., Calonghi, N., Andrisano, V. Fluorescence biosensing micropatterned surfaces based on immobilized human acetylcholinesterase. Analytical & Bioanalytical Chemistry, 405, 795-804, 2013

Komaromy, A.Z., Li, S., Zhang, H., Nicolau, D.V., Boysen, R.I., Hearn, M.T.W. Arrays of nano-structured surfaces to probe the adhesion and viability of bacteria.Microelectronic Engineering, 91 , 39-43, 2012

Wilson, R., Nicolau, D.V. Separation-free detection of biological molecules by plasmon enhanced fluorescence. Angewande Chemie, Intl. Ed., 50, 2151-2154, 2011

Bartolini, M., Naldi, M., Fiori, J., Valle, F., Biscarini, F., Nicolau, D.V., Andrisano, V. Kinetic characterization of amyloid-beta 1-42 aggregation with a multimethodological approach. Analytical Biochemistry, 414, 215-225, 2011

Held, M, Edwards, C., *Nicolau, D.V. Probing the growth dynamics of Neurospora crassa with microfluidic structures. Fungal Biology, 493-505, 2011

van Zalinge, H., van Delft, F.C.M.J.M., Weemaes, R.G.R., van Thiel, E.F.M.J., Snijder, J., *Nicolau, D.V. Nanoscale electrode gaps to study single molecule conduction. Microelectronic Engineering, 2707-2709, 2011

*Nicolau, D.V., Ivanova, E.P., Fulga, F., Filipponi, L., Viezzoli, A., Dobroiu, S., Alekseeva, T.V., Pham, D.K. Protein immobilisation on micro/nanostructures fabricated by laser microablation. Biosensors & Bioelectronics 26, 1337-1345, 2010

Li, S., Komaromy, A.Z., Nicolau, D.V., Boysen, R.I., Hearn, MTW. Bacterial adhesion to toroidal nano-structures from poly(styrene)-block-poly(tert-butyl acrylate) diblock copolymer thin films. Microelectronic Engineering, 87, 718, 2010

Dobroiu, S., van Delft, F.C.M.J.M., van Thiel, E., Hanson, K.L., *Nicolau, D.V. Laser-assisted structuring of metal–polymer bilayers for protein patterning.Microelectronic Engineering, 87, 1190–1194, 2010

Fulga, F., *Nicolau, D.V. Simulation of the nanostructuring of surfaces under ion-beam bombardment. Microelectronic Engineering, 87, 1455–1457, 2010

Aveyard, J., Hedegaard, T., Bilenberg, B., *Nicolau, D.V. Microfabricated magnetic bead polydimethylsiloxane microarrays. Microelectronic Engineering, 87, 760–764, 2010

Held, M., Lee, A.P., Edwards, C., *Nicolau, D.V. Microfluidics structures for probing the dynamic behaviour of filamentous fungi. Microelectronic Engineering, 87, 786–789, 2010

Binz, M., Lee, A.P., Edwards, C., *Nicolau, D.V. Motility of bacteria in microfluidic structures. Microelectronic Engineering, 87, 810–813, 2010

Filipponi, L., Sawant, P.D., Fulga, F., *Nicolau, D.V. Microbeads on microposts: an inverted architecture for bead microarrays. Biosensors & Bioelectronics. 24, 1850-1857, 2009.

Fulga, F., Nicolau, Jr., D.V., *Nicolau, D.V. Models of protein linear molecular motors for dynamic nanodevices. Integrative Biology, 1, 150–169, 2009

Vasina, E.V., Paszek, E., Nicolau, Jr. D.V, *Nicolau, D.V. The BAD project: data mining, database and prediction of protein adsorption on surfaces. Lab on A Chip, 9, 891-900, 2009.

Fulga, F. *Nicolau, D.V. Consequences of non-standard bleaching on microlithographic performance. Microelectronic Engineering. 86, 783–786, 2009

Held, M., Komaromy, A., Fulga, F., Edwards, C., Boysen, R.I., Hearn, M.T.W., Nicolau, D.V.* Dynamic behaviour of microorganisms on microstructures.Microelectronic Engineering. 86, 1455–1458, 2009.

Komaromy, A., Boysen, R.I., Zhang, H., McKinnon, I., Fulga, F., Hearn, M.T.W., Nicolau, D.V.* Microstructures modulate bacterial cell viability and attachment.Microelectronic Engineering. 86, 1431–1434, 2009

Nicolau Jr., D.V., Burrage, K., Nicolau, D.V., Maini, P.K. ‘Extremotaxis’: Computing with a bacterial-inspired algorithm. Biosystems, 94, 47-54, 2008

Ivanova E.P., Mitik-Dineva N., Wang J., Pham D.K., Wright J.P., Nicolau D.V., Mocanasu R.C., Crawford R.J. Staleya guttiformis attachment on poly(tert-butylmethacrylate) polymeric surfaces. Micron, 39, 1197-1204, 2008

*Nicolau, D.V., Solana, G., Kekic, M., Fulga, F., Mahanivong, C., Wright, J., Ivanova, E.P., dos Remedios, C.G. Surface Hydrophobicity Modulates the Operation of Actomyosin-Based Dynamic Nanodevices. Langmuir, 23, 10846-10854, 2007

Bakewell, D.J.G., *Nicolau, D.V. Protein Linear Molecular Motor-Powered Nanodevices. Australian Journal of Chemistry. 60, 314–332, 2007

 

Books chapters

1.Mackay, I.R., Martinez-Neira, R., Whittingham, S., Nicolau, D.V., Toh, B-H. Autoantigenicity of Actin. In Actin-Binding Proteins and Disease. Remedios, C.d., Chhabra, D. (Eds.), in Protein Reviews Series. Atassi, Z.M. (Ed.), Vol. 8, 2008, [ISBN 978-0-387-71747-0]

2.Nicolau D. V. Dynamic nanodevices based on protein molecular motors. In Biological and Biomedical Nanotechnology, Lee A.P., Lee, J., (Eds.) Series: BioMEMS and Biomedical Nanotechnology, Ferarri M. (Series Ed.), 327-363, Springer 2007 [ISBN: 978-0-387-25561-3]