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1.

Direct Observation of the Interplay of Catechol Binding and Polymer Hydrophobicity in a Mussel-Inspired Elastomeric Adhesive.

Kaur S, Narayanan A, Dalvi S, Liu Q, Joy A, Dhinojwala A.

ACS Cent Sci. 2018 Oct 24;4(10):1420-1429. doi: 10.1021/acscentsci.8b00526. Epub 2018 Oct 9.

2.

In Situ Nanoscale Characterization of Water Penetration through Plasma Polymerized Coatings.

Zhou Y, Josey B, Anim-Danso E, Maranville B, Karapetrova J, Jiang Z, Zhou Q, Dhinojwala A, Foster MD.

Langmuir. 2018 Aug 21;34(33):9634-9644. doi: 10.1021/acs.langmuir.8b01646. Epub 2018 Aug 6.

PMID:
30036069
3.

Silk structure rather than tensile mechanics explains web performance in the moth-specialized spider, Cyrtarachne.

Diaz C, Tanikawa A, Miyashita T, Dhinojwala A, Blackledge TA.

J Exp Zool A Ecol Integr Physiol. 2018 Jul 10. doi: 10.1002/jez.2212. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID:
29992763
4.

Role of Hygroscopic Low Molecular Mass Compounds in Humidity Responsive Adhesion of Spider's Capture Silk.

Jain D, Amarpuri G, Fitch J, Blackledge TA, Dhinojwala A.

Biomacromolecules. 2018 Jul 9;19(7):3048-3057. doi: 10.1021/acs.biomac.8b00602. Epub 2018 Jun 27.

PMID:
29897739
5.

Hygroscopic compounds in spider aggregate glue remove interfacial water to maintain adhesion in humid conditions.

Singla S, Amarpuri G, Dhopatkar N, Blackledge TA, Dhinojwala A.

Nat Commun. 2018 May 22;9(1):1890. doi: 10.1038/s41467-018-04263-z.

6.

Tuning orb spider glycoprotein glue performance to habitat humidity.

Opell BD, Jain D, Dhinojwala A, Blackledge TA.

J Exp Biol. 2018 Mar 26;221(Pt 6). pii: jeb161539. doi: 10.1242/jeb.161539. Review.

7.

Elucidation of the hierarchical structure of natural eumelanins.

Xiao M, Chen W, Li W, Zhao J, Hong YL, Nishiyama Y, Miyoshi T, Shawkey MD, Dhinojwala A.

J R Soc Interface. 2018 Mar;15(140). pii: 20180045. doi: 10.1098/rsif.2018.0045.

PMID:
29514988
8.

Interstitial Water Enhances Sliding Friction.

Defante AP, Nyarko A, Kaur S, Burai TN, Dhinojwala A.

Langmuir. 2018 Apr 3;34(13):4084-4094. doi: 10.1021/acs.langmuir.8b00100. Epub 2018 Mar 20.

PMID:
29505260
9.

Hydrogen bond directed surface dynamics at tactic poly(methyl methacrylate)/water interface.

Jha KC, Bekele S, Dhinojwala A, Tsige M.

Soft Matter. 2017 Nov 22;13(45):8556-8564. doi: 10.1039/c7sm01959a.

PMID:
29095477
10.

Bioinspired bright noniridescent photonic melanin supraballs.

Xiao M, Hu Z, Wang Z, Li Y, Tormo AD, Le Thomas N, Wang B, Gianneschi NC, Shawkey MD, Dhinojwala A.

Sci Adv. 2017 Sep 15;3(9):e1701151. doi: 10.1126/sciadv.1701151. eCollection 2017 Sep.

11.

Adhesion modulation using glue droplet spreading in spider capture silk.

Amarpuri G, Zhang C, Blackledge TA, Dhinojwala A.

J R Soc Interface. 2017 May;14(130). pii: 20170228. doi: 10.1098/rsif.2017.0228.

12.

Continuous production of polymer nanoparticles using a membrane-based flow cell.

Yang Z, Foster D, Dhinojwala A.

J Colloid Interface Sci. 2017 Sep 1;501:150-155. doi: 10.1016/j.jcis.2017.04.044. Epub 2017 Apr 17.

PMID:
28448835
13.

Insight on Structure of Water and Ice Next to Graphene Using Surface-Sensitive Spectroscopy.

Singla S, Anim-Danso E, Islam AE, Ngo Y, Kim SS, Naik RR, Dhinojwala A.

ACS Nano. 2017 May 23;11(5):4899-4906. doi: 10.1021/acsnano.7b01499. Epub 2017 May 2.

PMID:
28448717
14.

Erratum: Influence of substrate modulus on gecko adhesion.

Klittich MR, Wilson MC, Bernard C, Rodrigo RM, Keith AJ, Niewiarowski PH, Dhinojwala A.

Sci Rep. 2017 Apr 24;7:46587. doi: 10.1038/srep46587. No abstract available.

15.

Influence of substrate modulus on gecko adhesion.

Klittich MR, Wilson MC, Bernard C, Rodrigo RM, Keith AJ, Niewiarowski PH, Dhinojwala A.

Sci Rep. 2017 Mar 13;7:43647. doi: 10.1038/srep43647.

16.

Delaying Frost Formation by Controlling Surface Chemistry of Carbon Nanotube-Coated Steel Surfaces.

Zhang Y, Klittich MR, Gao M, Dhinojwala A.

ACS Appl Mater Interfaces. 2017 Feb 22;9(7):6512-6519. doi: 10.1021/acsami.6b11531. Epub 2017 Feb 8.

PMID:
28117579
17.

Scaling down for a broader understanding of underwater adhesives - a case for the Caulobacter crescentus holdfast.

Nyarko A, Barton H, Dhinojwala A.

Soft Matter. 2016 Nov 16;12(45):9132-9141. Review.

PMID:
27812588
18.

Ice-like water supports hydration forces and eases sliding friction.

Dhopatkar N, Defante AP, Dhinojwala A.

Sci Adv. 2016 Aug 26;2(8):e1600763. doi: 10.1126/sciadv.1600763. eCollection 2016 Aug.

19.

The effect of temperature and humidity on adhesion of a gecko-inspired adhesive: implications for the natural system.

Stark AY, Klittich MR, Sitti M, Niewiarowski PH, Dhinojwala A.

Sci Rep. 2016 Aug 2;6:30936. doi: 10.1038/srep30936.

20.

Superhydrophobicity of the gecko toe pad: biological optimization versus laboratory maximization.

Stark AY, Subarajan S, Jain D, Niewiarowski PH, Dhinojwala A.

Philos Trans A Math Phys Eng Sci. 2016 Aug 6;374(2073). pii: 20160184. doi: 10.1098/rsta.2016.0184. Review.

21.

Effect of Surface Energy on Freezing Temperature of Water.

Zhang Y, Anim-Danso E, Bekele S, Dhinojwala A.

ACS Appl Mater Interfaces. 2016 Jul 13;8(27):17583-90. doi: 10.1021/acsami.6b02094. Epub 2016 Jul 1.

PMID:
27314147
22.

Sticking to the story: outstanding challenges in gecko-inspired adhesives.

Niewiarowski PH, Stark AY, Dhinojwala A.

J Exp Biol. 2016 Apr;219(Pt 7):912-9. doi: 10.1242/jeb.080085. Review.

23.

Gecko Adhesion on Wet and Dry Patterned Substrates.

Stark AY, Palecek AM, Argenbright CW, Bernard C, Brennan AB, Niewiarowski PH, Dhinojwala A.

PLoS One. 2015 Dec 22;10(12):e0145756. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0145756. eCollection 2015.

24.

Spiders Tune Glue Viscosity to Maximize Adhesion.

Amarpuri G, Zhang C, Diaz C, Opell BD, Blackledge TA, Dhinojwala A.

ACS Nano. 2015 Nov 24;9(11):11472-8. doi: 10.1021/acsnano.5b05658. Epub 2015 Nov 2.

PMID:
26513350
25.

Interfacial Water at Polyurethane-Sapphire Interface.

Zhou J, Anim-Danso E, Zhang Y, Zhou Y, Dhinojwala A.

Langmuir. 2015 Nov 17;31(45):12401-7. doi: 10.1021/acs.langmuir.5b03263. Epub 2015 Nov 2.

PMID:
26496071
26.

Composition and Function of Spider Glues Maintained During the Evolution of Cobwebs.

Jain D, Zhang C, Cool LR, Blackledge TA, Wesdemiotis C, Miyoshi T, Dhinojwala A.

Biomacromolecules. 2015 Oct 12;16(10):3373-80. doi: 10.1021/acs.biomac.5b01040. Epub 2015 Sep 10.

PMID:
26322742
27.

Adhesive interactions of geckos with wet and dry fluoropolymer substrates.

Stark AY, Dryden DM, Olderman J, Peterson KA, Niewiarowski PH, French RH, Dhinojwala A.

J R Soc Interface. 2015 Jul 6;12(108):20150464.

28.

Thermal Behavior of Long-Chain Alcohols on Sapphire Substrate.

Zhu H, Dhinojwala A.

Langmuir. 2015 Jun 16;31(23):6306-13. doi: 10.1021/acs.langmuir.5b01330. Epub 2015 Jun 2.

PMID:
26010291
29.

Bio-Inspired Structural Colors Produced via Self-Assembly of Synthetic Melanin Nanoparticles.

Xiao M, Li Y, Allen MC, Deheyn DD, Yue X, Zhao J, Gianneschi NC, Shawkey MD, Dhinojwala A.

ACS Nano. 2015 May 26;9(5):5454-60. doi: 10.1021/acsnano.5b01298. Epub 2015 May 12.

PMID:
25938924
30.

NMR spectroscopy reveals the presence and association of lipids and keratin in adhesive gecko setae.

Jain D, Stark AY, Niewiarowski PH, Miyoshi T, Dhinojwala A.

Sci Rep. 2015 Apr 22;5:9594. doi: 10.1038/srep09594.

31.

Ubiquitous distribution of salts and proteins in spider glue enhances spider silk adhesion.

Amarpuri G, Chaurasia V, Jain D, Blackledge TA, Dhinojwala A.

Sci Rep. 2015 Mar 12;5:9030. doi: 10.1038/srep09030.

32.

Consequences of water between two hydrophobic surfaces on adhesion and wetting.

Defante AP, Burai TN, Becker ML, Dhinojwala A.

Langmuir. 2015 Mar 3;31(8):2398-406. doi: 10.1021/la504564w. Epub 2015 Feb 20.

PMID:
25668056
33.

Adsorption and viscoelastic analysis of polyelectrolyte-surfactant complexes on charged hydrophilic surfaces.

Dhopatkar N, Park JH, Chari K, Dhinojwala A.

Langmuir. 2015 Jan 27;31(3):1026-37. doi: 10.1021/la5043052. Epub 2015 Jan 15.

PMID:
25555062
34.

Adhesion properties of catechol-based biodegradable amino acid-based poly(ester urea) copolymers inspired from mussel proteins.

Zhou J, Defante AP, Lin F, Xu Y, Yu J, Gao Y, Childers E, Dhinojwala A, Becker ML.

Biomacromolecules. 2015 Jan 12;16(1):266-74. doi: 10.1021/bm501456g. Epub 2014 Nov 26.

PMID:
25427310
35.

The role of surface chemistry in adhesion and wetting of gecko toe pads.

Badge I, Stark AY, Paoloni EL, Niewiarowski PH, Dhinojwala A.

Sci Rep. 2014 Oct 17;4:6643. doi: 10.1038/srep06643.

36.

Molecular structure of poly(methyl methacrylate) surface II: Effect of stereoregularity examined through all-atom molecular dynamics.

Jha KC, Zhu H, Dhinojwala A, Tsige M.

Langmuir. 2014 Nov 4;30(43):12775-85. doi: 10.1021/la5023328. Epub 2014 Oct 24.

PMID:
25310276
37.

The effect of a solid surface on the segregation and melting of salt hydrates.

Zhang Y, Anim-Danso E, Dhinojwala A.

J Am Chem Soc. 2014 Oct 22;136(42):14811-20. doi: 10.1021/ja5067866. Epub 2014 Oct 14.

PMID:
25271793
38.

Molecular structure of poly(methyl methacrylate) surface. I. Combination of interface-sensitive infrared-visible sum frequency generation, molecular dynamics simulations, and ab initio calculations.

Zhu H, Jha KC, Bhatta RS, Tsige M, Dhinojwala A.

Langmuir. 2014 Oct 7;30(39):11609-18. doi: 10.1021/la502333u. Epub 2014 Sep 25.

PMID:
25215928
39.

Self-drying: a gecko's innate ability to remove water from wet toe pads.

Stark AY, Wucinich NA, Paoloni EL, Niewiarowski PH, Dhinojwala A.

PLoS One. 2014 Jul 23;9(7):e101885. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0101885. eCollection 2014.

40.

Nanostructural basis of rainbow-like iridescence in common bronzewing Phaps chalcoptera feathers.

Xiao M, Dhinojwala A, Shawkey M.

Opt Express. 2014 Jun 16;22(12):14625-36. doi: 10.1364/OE.22.014625.

PMID:
24977558
41.

Reduction of water surface tension significantly impacts gecko adhesion underwater.

Stark AY, McClung B, Niewiarowski PH, Dhinojwala A.

Integr Comp Biol. 2014 Dec;54(6):1026-33. doi: 10.1093/icb/icu066. Epub 2014 Jun 17.

PMID:
24944119
42.

Direct solvation of glycoproteins by salts in spider silk glues enhances adhesion and helps to explain the evolution of modern spider orb webs.

Sahni V, Miyoshi T, Chen K, Jain D, Blamires SJ, Blackledge TA, Dhinojwala A.

Biomacromolecules. 2014 Apr 14;15(4):1225-32. doi: 10.1021/bm401800y. Epub 2014 Mar 11.

PMID:
24588057
43.

Nutrient deprivation induces property variations in spider gluey silk.

Blamires SJ, Sahni V, Dhinojwala A, Blackledge TA, Tso IM.

PLoS One. 2014 Feb 11;9(2):e88487. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0088487. eCollection 2014.

44.

Interfacial segregation in polymer blends driven by acid-base interactions.

Prasad S, Zhu H, Kurian A, Badge I, Dhinojwala A.

Langmuir. 2013 Dec 23;29(51):15727-31. doi: 10.1021/la403418h. Epub 2013 Dec 11.

PMID:
24313915
45.

Melting of linear alkanes between swollen elastomers and solid substrates.

Nanjundiah K, Dhinojwala A.

Langmuir. 2013 Oct 1;29(39):12168-75. doi: 10.1021/la402884g. Epub 2013 Sep 17.

PMID:
24004088
46.

Freezing and melting of salt hydrates next to solid surfaces probed by infrared-visible sum frequency generation spectroscopy.

Anim-Danso E, Zhang Y, Dhinojwala A.

J Am Chem Soc. 2013 Jun 12;135(23):8496-9. doi: 10.1021/ja403437c. Epub 2013 May 29.

PMID:
23697668
47.

Surface wettability plays a significant role in gecko adhesion underwater.

Stark AY, Badge I, Wucinich NA, Sullivan TW, Niewiarowski PH, Dhinojwala A.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2013 Apr 16;110(16):6340-5. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1219317110. Epub 2013 Apr 1.

48.

Influence of substrate elasticity on droplet impact dynamics.

Alizadeh A, Bahadur V, Shang W, Zhu Y, Buckley D, Dhinojwala A, Sohal M.

Langmuir. 2013 Apr 9;29(14):4520-4. doi: 10.1021/la304767t. Epub 2013 Mar 26.

PMID:
23398129
49.

Freezing of water next to solid surfaces probed by infrared-visible sum frequency generation spectroscopy.

Anim-Danso E, Zhang Y, Alizadeh A, Dhinojwala A.

J Am Chem Soc. 2013 Feb 20;135(7):2734-40. doi: 10.1021/ja311648q. Epub 2013 Feb 6.

PMID:
23343432
50.

Cobweb-weaving spiders produce different attachment discs for locomotion and prey capture.

Sahni V, Harris J, Blackledge TA, Dhinojwala A.

Nat Commun. 2012;3:1106. doi: 10.1038/ncomms2099.

PMID:
23033082

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