K. Kaastrup, L. Chan, H.D. Sikes "Impact of dissociation constant on detection sensitivity of polymerization-based signal amplification reactions" Analytical Chemistry, 2013, 85: 17, 8055–8060.
K. Kaastrup and H.D. Sikes "Polymerization-based signal amplification under ambient conditions with thirty-five second reaction times" Lab on a Chip, 2012, DOI: 10.1039/C2LC40584A.
J.K. Lee, B.W. Heimer, H.D. Sikes. “Systematic study of fluorescein-functionalized macrophotoinitiators for colorimetric bioassays,” Biomacromolecules, 2012, 13: 4, 1136.
M.E. Boyd, B.W. Heimer, H.D. Sikes. “Functional heterologous expression and purification of a mammalian methyl-CpG binding domain in suitable yield for DNA methylation profiling assays,” Protein Expression & Purification, 2012, 82: 2, 332.
H.D. Sikes, R. Jenison, C.N. Bowman. “Antigen detection using polymerization-based amplification,” Lab on a Chip, 2009 5: 653-656. (Featured on the cover; highlighted in RSC Chemical Biology —Research News 2, 2009)
R.R. Hansen, H.D. Sikes, C.N. Bowman. “Sub-attomole detection of labeled oligonucleotides using visible light photopolymerization for signal amplification on glass microarray surfaces” Biomacromolecules 2008 9: 355-362.
H.D. Sikes, R.R. Hansen, L.M. Johnson, R. Jenison, J.W. Birks, K.L. Rowlen, and C.N. Bowman. “Using polymeric materials to generate an amplified response to molecular recognition events” Nature Materials 2008 7: 52-56. (Highlighted in Science 2007 318:5852, 888, in C&EN 2007 85:46, 45, and in Trends in Biotechnology, 2008 26: 11, 581-583.)
J. F. Smalley, S. B.Sachs, C.E.D. Chidsey, S. P. Dudek, H. D. Sikes, S. E. Creager, C. J. Yu, S. W. Feldberg, M.D. Newton. “Interfacial electron-transfer kinetics of ferrocene through oligophenyleneethynylene bridges attached to gold electrodes as constituents of self-assembled monolayers: Observation of a nonmonotonic distance dependence” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2004 126: 5, 14620-14630.
H.D. Sikes, Y. Sun, S.P. Dudek, C.E.D. Chidsey, and P. Pianetta. “Photoelectron spectroscopy to probe the mechanism of electron transfer through oligophenylenevinylene bridges” J. Phys. Chem. B 2003 107: 5, 1170-1173.
S.P. Dudek, H.D. Sikes, C.E.D. Chidsey. “Synthesis of ferrocenethiols containing oligo (phenylenevinylene) bridges and their characterization on gold electrodes” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2001 123: 8033-8038.
H.D. Sikes, J.F. Smalley, S.P. Dudek, A.R. Cook, M.D. Newton, C.E.D. Chidsey, S.W. Feldberg. “Rapid electron tunneling through oligophenylenevinylene bridges” Science 2001 291: 1519-1523.
H.D. Sikes, D.K. Schwartz. “Two-dimensional melting of an anisotropic crystal observed at the molecular level” Science1997 278: 1604-1607.
H.D. Sikes, D.K. Schwartz. “A temperature-dependent two-dimensional condensation transition during Langmuir-Blodgett deposition” Langmuir 1997 13: 4704-4709.
J.T. Woodward, I. Doudevski, H.D. Sikes, D.K. Schwartz. “Kinetics of self-assembled monolayer growth explored via submonolayer coverage of incomplete films” J. Phys. Chem. B 1997 101:38, 7535-7541.
H.D. Sikes, J.T. Woodward, D.K. Schwartz. “Pattern formation in a substrate-induced phase transition during Langmuir-Blodgett transfer” J. Phys. Chem. 1996 100: 21, 9093-9097.
Patents and patents pending
7,354,706 and EP1673480 “Photopolymerization for amplification and detection of a molecular recognition event” Provisional Patent Application, filed 9/03, Regularized Patent Application, filed 9/04. Examined and granted in the US 4/08 and in the EU 2/10 (with K. Rowlen, J. Birks, C.N. Bowman)
“Detection of molecular recognition without the use of instrumentation” Provisional Patent Application, filed 3/05, Regularized Patent Application, filed 3/06 (with R. Hansen, R. Kuchta, C.N. Bowman)
“Photopolymerization as a method for signal amplification in the detection of molecular recognition on a surface-passivated microfluidic device,” Provisional Patent Application, filed 5/05 (with T. Haraldsson, C.N. Bowman, S. George, M. Groner)
“Quantitative detection of molecular recognition using UV photopolymerization”, Provisional Patent Application filed 10/07 (with R. Hansen, C.N. Bowman), Regularized Patent Application 10/08
“Quantitative detection of molecular recognition using visible photopolymerization”, Provisional Patent Application filed 11/07 (with R. Hansen, C.N. Bowman), Regularized Patent Application 11/08
“Detection of nucleic acid biomarkers using polymerization-based amplification”, Provisional Patent Application filed 11/08 (with R. Hansen, H. Avens, C.N. Bowman), Regularized Patent Application 11/09
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