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Cerasela Zoica Dinu
Professor, Chemical and Biomedical Engineering

Publications

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  1. Arnold, J., Chapman, J., Arnold, M., Dinu, C.Z., "Hyaluronic acid allows enzyme           immobilization for applications in biomedicine", Biosensors, 2022, 12(1), 28. 
  2. Stueckle, T.A., Jensen, J..,Coyle, J.P., Wagner, A., Dark, R., Kornber, T.G., Friend, S.A., Schreiner, M., Ufelle, A.C., Agarwal., S., Gupta., R., Dinu, C.Z., Rojanasakul., L., "In vitro pulmonary toxicity assessment of pre- and post-incinerated organomodified nanoclays using high-throughput screening approaches", in review, (2022).
  3. Chapman, J., Garapati, N., Glezakou, V., Duan, Y., Hu, J., Dinu, C.Z., "Molecular dynamics simulations of a hydrophilicMIL-160-based membrane demonstrate pressure-dependent selective uptake of industrially relevantgreenhouse gases", Materials Advances, (2021).DOI: 10.1039/d1ma00468a 
  4. Rose, O., Bonciu, A., Marascu, V., Matei, A., Liu, Q., Rusen, L., Dinca, V., Dinu, C.Z., "Thin films of metal organic frameworks interfaces obtained by laser evaporation", Nanomaterials, 11(6), 1367 (2021).
  5. Liu, Q., Bau, X., Pham, H., Hu, J., Dinu, C.Z., "Active nano interfaces based on enzyme Carbonic Anhydrase and Metal-Organic Framework for carbon dioxide reduction", Nanomaterials, 11(4): 1008. (2021).
  6. Rose, O., Dinu, C.Z., "Analysis and correlations of metal-organic frameworks applications and toxicity", Health and Environmental Safety of Nanomaterials, (2021).
  7. Bonciu, A., Wagner, A., Marascu, V., Moldovan, A., Dinu, C.Z., and Dinca, V., "Influence of laser-designed microstructures density on interfaces characteristics and on preliminary responses of epithelial cells", Applied Sciences, (2020): 10 (18): 6299
  8. Eldawud, R., Wagner, A., Dong, ., Gupta, N., Rojanasakul, Y., O’Doherty, G., Stueckle, T., Dinu, C.Z., "Potential anti-tumor activity of digitoxin and usr-designed analog administered to human lung cancer cells", BBA - General Subjects, (2020): 1864(11):129683.
  9. Kiratipaiboon, C., Voronkova, M., Ghosh, R., Rojanasakul, L., Dinu, C.Z.Chen, C., Rojanasakul, Y., "SOX2 mediates carbon nanotube-induced fibrogenesis and fibroblast stem cell acquisition"   ACS Biomaterials Science&Engineering, (2020): 6, 9, 5290–5304.
  10. Walther, B.K., Dinu, C.Z., Guldi, D.M., Sergeyev, V.G., Creager, S.E., Cooke, J.P., Guiseppi-Elie, A., "Nanobiosensing with Graphene and Carbon Quantum Dots: Recent Advances", Materials Today,(2020) 39: 23-46. 
  11. Dinca, V., Liu, Q., Brajnicova, S., Bonciu, A., Vlad, A., Dinu, C.Z., "Composites Formed from Tungsten Trioxide and Graphene Oxide for the Next Generation of Electrochromic Interfaces", Composites Communications, (2020) 17: 115-122.
  12. Lee, E.G, Cena, L., Kwon, J., Afshari, A., Park, HD., Cassucio, G., Bunker, K., Lersch, T., Gall, A., Pham, H., Wagner, A., Agarwal, S., Dinu, C.Z., Gupta, R., Friend, S., Stueckle, T. "Characterization of aerosolized particles from nano clay-enabled composites during manipulation processes", Environmental Science: Nano, 7, 1539-1553 (2020). 
  13. Hu, X., Dinu, C.Z., "Bio-Pen For Direct Writing of Single Molecules on User-functionalized Surfaces,"  Nanoscale Adv., (2020),2, 156-165. 
  14. Stueckle, T., White, A., Wagner, A., Gupta, R., Rojanasakul, Y., Dinu, C.Z., "Impacts of Organomodified Nanoclays and their Incinerated Byproducts on Bronchial Cell Monolayer Integrity", Chemical Research in Toxicology (2019) 32, 12, 2445-2458.
  15. Hu, X., Dinu, C.Z., "Nanoporous gold electrode for ultrasensitive detection of neurotoxin fasciculin",  Analytica Chimica Acta (2019) 1085: 91-97.
  16. Liu, Q. Dordick, J., Dinu, C.Z., "Metal-organic Framework-based Composite for Photocatalytic Detection of Prevalent Contaminant", ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces (2019) 11(34):31049-31059.
  17. Wagner, A., Q. Liu, Rose, O., Eden, A., Vijay A., Rojanasakul, Y., Dinu, C.Z."Toxicity Screening of Two Prevalent Metal Organic Frameworks for Therapeutic Use in Human Lung Epithelial Cells", International Journal of Nanomedicine (2019) 14: 7583–7591.

  18. Kiratipaiboon, C., Stueckle, T., Ghosh, R., Rojanasakul, L., Chen, Y., Dinu, C. Z., Rojanasakul, Y., "Acquisition of Cancer Stem Cell-like Properties in Human Small Airway Epithelial Cells after a Long-term Exposure to Carbon Nanomaterials", Environmental Science: Nano, (2019) 7(6): 2152-2170.
  19. Hu, X., Guiseppi-Elie, A., Dinu, C.Z., "Biomolecular interfaces based on self-assembly and self-recognition form biosensors capable to record single molecule binding and release ," Nanoscale, (2019) 11(11): 4987-4998.
  20. Bhat, A., Smith, B., Dinu, C.Z., Guiseppi-Elie, A., "Molecular engineering of poly(hema-co-PEGMA)-based hydrogels: role of minor AEMA and DMAEMA inclusion", Materials Science & Engineering C, (2019) 98: 89-100.
  21. Dong, C., Wagner, A., Dinca, V., Dinu, C.Z., "Tungsten trioxide-based hybrid materials with peroxidase-like activity", Catalysis Science & Technology (2019) 9, 271 - 274.
  22. Wagner, A., White, A., Tang, M.C., Agarwal, S., Stueckle, T.A., Rojanasakul, Y., Gupta, R., Dinu, C.Z., " Incineration of Nanoclay Composites Leads to Byproducts with Reduced Cellular Reactivity," Scientific Reports 8 10709, (2018).
  23. He, X., Kiratipaiboon, C., Porter, D.W., Rojanasakul, L.W, Dinu, C.Z., Wang, K., Yang, Y., Rojanasakul, Y., "Predicting Nanotube Fibrogenicity through S tem Cell-Mediated Fibroblast Focus and Spheroid Formation," Nano Letters (2018) 18(10):6500-6508.
  24. Liu, Q, Chapman, J., Huang, A., Williams, K.C., Wagner, A., Garapati, G., Sierros, K. A.,
    Dinu C.Z. "User-tailored Metal-Organic Frameworks as Supports for Carbonic Anhydrase." ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces (2018) 10(48): 41326-41337.
  25. Liu, Q., Dinu, C.Z. Green polymer chemistry: new products, processes, and applications. " Conjugates Based on Enzyme-Metal-Organic Frameworks for Advanced Enzymatic Application." ACS Books (2018) 1310.
  26. Hu, X., Fagone, P., Dong, C., Su, R., Xu, Q., Dinu, C.Z. "Biological self-assembly and recognition used to synthesize and surface guide next generation of hybrid materials." ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces (2018)- Journal Cover.
  27. Chapman, J., Ismail, A. E., Dinu, C.Z. "Industrial applications of enzymes: recent advances, techniques, and outlooks," Catalysts 8(6), 238 (2018).
  28. Mitran,V., Dinca V., Ion, R., Cojocaru, V. D., Neacsu, P., Dinu, C.Z., Rusen, L., Brajnicov, S., Bonciu, A., Dinescu, M., Raducanu, D., Dang, L. & Cimpean, A., " Graphene nanoplatelets-sericin surface-modified gum alloy for improved biological response," RSC Advances 8 , 18492-18501 (2018).
  29. Eldawud, R., Wagner, A., Dong, C., Stueckle, T.A., Rojanasakul, Y., Dinu, C.Z., "Carbon nanotubes physicochemical properties influence the overall cellular behavior and fate." NanoImpact 9, 72-84 (2018).
  30. Stueckle, T.A., Davidson, D.C., Derk, R., Kornberg, T.G., Battelli, L., Friend, S., Orandle, M., Wagner, A., Dinu, C.Z., Sierros, K.A. and Agarwal, S., "Short-term pulmonary toxicity assessment of pre-and post-incinerated organomodified nanoclay in mice." ACS Nano 12, 2292-2310 (2018).
  31. Wagner, A., Eldawud, R., White, A., Agarwal, S., Stueckle, T.A., Sierros, K.A., Rojanasakul, Y., Gupta, R.K., Dinu, C.Z., "Toxicity evaluations of nanoclays and thermally degraded byproducts through spectroscopical and microscopical approaches." Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA)-General Subjects 1861, 3406-3415 (2017).
  32. Wang, P., Voronkova, M., Luanpitpong, S., He, X., Riedel, H., Dinu, C.Z., Wang, L. and Rojanasakul, Y., "Induction of slug by chronic exposure to single-walled carbon nanotubes promotes tumor formation and metastasis," Chemical Research in Toxicology 30, 1396-1405 (2017).
  33. Wagner, A., White, A.P., Stueckle, T.A., Banerjee, D., Sierros, K.A., Rojanasakul, Y., Agarwal, S., Gupta, R.K., Dinu, C.Z., "Early assessment and correlations of nanoclay’s toxicity to their physical and chemical properties," ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 9, 32323-32335 (2017).
  34. Voronkova, M.A., Luanpitpong, S., Rojanasakul, L.W., Castranova, V., Dinu, C.Z., Riedel, H. and Rojanasakul, Y., "SOX9 Regulates cancer stem-like properties and metastatic potential of single-walled carbon nanotube-exposed cells," Scientific reports 7, 11653 (2017).
  35. Dinu, C.Z., Dong, C., Maloney, A. J. & Campbell, A. S. in " Biocatalysis and Nanotechnology 279-321," Pan Stanford (2017).
  36. Wagner, A., Gupta, R., Dinu, C.Z. "Nanoclays: A review of their toxicological profiles and risk assessment implementation strategies," Nanotechnology Commercialization: Manufacturing Processes and Products, 369-393 (2017).
  37. Campbell, A.C., Maloney, A. J., Dong, C., Dinu, C.Z., "Immobilization of Biocatalysts onto Nanosupports: Advantages for Green Technologies," Biocatalysis and Nanotechnology, 279-321 (2017).
  38. He, X., Wang, L., Riedel, H., Wang, K., Yang, Y., Dinu, C.Z. and Rojanasakul, Y., "Mesothelin promotes epithelial-to-mesenchymal transition and tumorigenicity of human lung cancer and mesothelioma cells," Molecular Cancer 16, 63 (2017).
  39. Dong, C., Hu, X., Dinu, C.Z. "Current status and perspectives in atomic force microscopy-based identification of cellular transformation," International Journal of Nanomedicine 11, 2107 (2016).
  40. Eldawud, R., Reitzig, M., Opitz, J., Rojansakul, Y., Jiang, W., Nangia, S. and Dinu, C.Z., "Combinatorial approaches to evaluate nanodiamond uptake and induced cellular fate," Nanotechnology 27, 085107 (2016).
  41. He, X., Despeaux, E., Stueckle, T.A., Chi, A., Castranova, V., Dinu, C.Z., Wang, L. and Rojanasakul, Y., "Role of mesothelin in carbon nanotube-induced carcinogenic transformation of human bronchial epithelial cells," American Journal of Physiology-Lung Cellular and Molecular Physiology 311, L538-L549 (2016).
  42. Dong, C., Eldawud, R., Wagner, A., Dinu, C.Z. "Hybrid nanocomposites with enhanced visible light photocatalytic ability for next generation of clean energy systems," Applied Catalysis A: General 524, 77-84 (2016).
  43. He, X., Despeaux, E., Stueckle, T.A., Chi, A., Castranova, V., Dinu, C.Z., Wang, L. and Rojanasakul, Y., "Role of mesothelin in carbon nanotube-induced carcinogenic transformation of human bronchial epithelial cells," American Journal of Physiology - Lung Cellular and Molecular Physiology 311, L538-L549, doi:10.1152/ajplung.00139.2016 (2016).
  44. Hu, X., Dong, C., Su, R., Xu, Q., Dinu, C.Z. "Protein self-assembly onto nanodots leads to formation of conductive bio-based hybrids," Scientific Reports 6, 38252 (2016).
  45. Luanpitpong, S., Wang, L., Castranova, V., Dinu, C.Z., Issaragrisil, S., Chen, Y.C. and Rojanasakul, Y., "Induction of cancer-associated fibroblast-like cells by carbon nanotubes dictates its tumorigenicity," Scientific Reports 6, 39558 (2016).
  46. Dong, C., Eldawud, R., Sargent, L.M., Kashon, M.L., Lowry, D., Rojanasakul, Y. , Dinu, C.Z., "Carbon nanotube uptake changes the biomechanical properties of human lung epithelial cells in a time-dependent manner," Journal of Materials Chemistry B 3, 3983-3992 (2015).
  47. Hu, X., Dinu, C.Z. "Analysis of affinities between specific biological ligands using atomic force microscopy," Analyst 140, 8118-8126 (2015).
  48. Maloney, A., Dong, C., Campbell, A., Dinu, C.Z., " Emerging enzyme-based technologies for wastewater treatment," Green Polymer Chemistry: Biobased Materials and Biocatalysis III 1192(2015).
  49. Eldawud, R., Wagner, A., Dong, C., Rojansakul, Y., Dinu, C.Z., " Electronic platform for real-time multi-parametric analysis of cellular behavior post-exposure to single-walled carbon nanotubes," Biosensors and Bioelectronics 71, 269-277 (2015).
  50. Dong, C., Eldawud, R., Sargent, L.M., Kashon, M.L., Lowry, D., Rojanasakul, Y., Dinu, C.Z., "Towards elucidating the effects of purified MWCNTs on human lung epithelial cells," Environmental Science: Nano 1 , 595-603 (2014).
  51. Li, J., Hansen, K.C., Zhang, Y., Dong, C., Dinu, C.Z., Dzieciatkowska, M. and Pei, M., "Rejuvenation of chondrogenic potential in a young stem cell microenvironment," Biomaterials 35, 642-653 (2014).
  52. Pongrakhananon, V., Stueckle, T.A., Wang, H.Y.L., O’Doherty, G.A., Dinu, C.Z., Chanvorachote, P. and Rojanasakul, Y., "Monosaccharide digitoxin derivative sensitize human non-small cell lung cancer cells to anoikis through Mcl-1 proteasomal degradation," Biochemical Pharmacology 88, 23-35 (2014).
  53. Campbell, A.S., Dong, C., Meng, F., Hardinger, J., Perhinschi, G., Wu, N., Dinu, C.Z., "Enzyme catalytic efficiency: a function of bio–nano interface reactions," ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 6, 5393-5403 (2014).
  54. Manke, A., Luanpitpong, S., Dong, C., Wang, L., He, X., Battelli, L., Derk, R., Stueckle, T.A., Porter, D.W., Sager, T. and Gou, H., Dinu, C.Z., Rojanasakul, Y. "Effect of fiber length on carbon nanotube-induced fibrogenesis," International Journal of Molecular Sciences 15, 7444-7461 (2014).
  55. Campbell, A.S., Dong, C., Maloney, A., Hardinger, J., Hu, X., Meng, F., Guiseppe-Elie, A., Wu, N. Dinu, C.Z., "A Systematic Study of the Catalytic behavior at enzyme–metal-oxide nanointerfaces," Nano LIFE 4, 1450005 (2014).
  56. Lohcharoenkal, W., Wang, L., Stueckle, T.A., Park, J., Tse, W., Dinu, C.Z., Rojanasakul, Y., "Role of H-Ras/ERK signaling in carbon nanotube-induced neoplastic-like transformation of human mesothelial cells," Frontiers in Physiology 5, 222 (2014).
  57. Rogers‐Nieman, G. M., Dinu, C.Z. "Therapeutic applications of carbon nanotubes: opportunities and challenges," Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Nanomedicine and Nanobiotechnology 6, 327-337 (2014).
  58. Eldawud, R., Stueckle, T.A., Manivannan, S., Elbaz, H., Chen, M., Rojanasakul, Y., Dinu, C.Z., "Real-time analysis of the effects of toxic, therapeutic and sub-therapeutic concentrations of digitoxin on lung cancer cells," Biosensors and Bioelectronics 59, 192-199 (2014).
  59. Dong, C., Campell, A.S., Eldawud, R., Perhinschi, G., Rojanasakul, Y., Dinu, C.Z., "Effects of acid treatment on structure, properties and biocompatibility of carbon nanotubes," Applied Surface Science 264, 261-268 (2013).
  60. Grover, N., Dinu, C. Z., Kane, R. S. & Dordick, J. S. "Enzyme-based formulations for decontamination: current state and perspectives," Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology 97, 3293-3300 (2013).
  61. Dong, C., Kashon, M.L., Lowry, D., Dordick, J.S., Reynolds, S.H., Rojanasakul, Y., Sargent, L.M. Dinu, C.Z., "Exposure to carbon nanotubes leads to changes in the cellular biomechanics," Advanced Healthcare Materials 2, 945-951 (2013).
  62. Lohcharoenkal, W., Wang, L., Stueckle, T.A., Dinu, C.Z., Castranova, V., Liu, Y. and Rojanasakul, Y., "Chronic exposure to carbon nanotubes induces invasion of human mesothelial cells through matrix metalloproteinase-2," ACS Nano 7, 7711-7723 (2013).
  63. Dong, C., Dinu, C. Z. "Molecular trucks and complementary tracks for bionanotechnological applications," Current opinion in biotechnology 24, 612-619 (2013).
  64. Kotanen, C.N., Wilson, A.N., Dong, C., Dinu, C.Z., Justin, G.A. and Guiseppi-Elie, A., "The effect of the physicochemical properties of bioactive electroconductive hydrogels on the growth and proliferation of attachment dependent cells," Biomaterials 34, 6318-6327 (2013).
  65. Campbell, A. S., Dong, C., Dordick, J. S., Dinu, C.Z. "BioNano engineered hybrids for hypochlorous acid generation," Process Biochemistry 48, 1355-1360 (2013).
  66. Grover, N., Douaisi, M.P., Borkar, I.V., Lee, L., Dinu, C.Z., Kane, R.S. and Dordick, J.S., "Perhydrolase-nanotube paint composites with sporicidal and antiviral activity," Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology 97, 8813-8821 (2013).
  67. Siegrist, K.J., Reynolds, S.H., Kashon, M.L., Lowry, D.T., Dong, C., Hubbs, A.F., Young, S.H., Salisbury, J.L., Porter, D.W., Benkovic, S.A., Dinu, C.Z., Sargent, L., "Genotoxicity of multi-walled carbon nanotubes at occupationally relevant doses," Particle and Fibre Toxicology 11, 6 (2014).
  68. Grover, N., Borkar, I. V., Dinu, C.Z., Kane, R. S. & Dordick, J. S. "Laccase-and chloroperoxidase-nanotube paint composites with bactericidal and sporicidal activity," Enzyme and microbial technology 50, 271-279 (2012).
  69. Sargent, L.M., Hubbs, A.F., Young, S.H., Kashon, M.L., Dinu, C.Z., Salisbury, J.L., Benkovic, S.A., Lowry, D.T., Murray, A.R., Kisin, E.R. and Siegrist, K.J., "Single-walled carbon nanotube-induced mitotic disruption," Mutation Research/Genetic Toxicology and Environmental Mutagenesis 745, 28-37 (2012).
  70. Dong, C., Yan, Z., Kokx, J., Chrisey, D. B., Dinu, C.Z. "Antibacterial and surface-enhanced Raman scattering (SERS) activities of AgCl cubes synthesized by pulsed laser ablation in liquid," Applied Surface Science 258, 9218-9222 (2012).
  71. Elbaz, H. A., Stueckle, T. A., Tse, W., Rojanasakul, Y., Dinu, C.Z. "Digitoxin and its analogs as novel cancer therapeutics," Experimental Hematology & Oncology 1, 4 (2012).
  72. Elbaz, H.A., Stueckle, T.A., Wang, H.Y.L., O'doherty, G.A., Lowry, D.T., Sargent, L.M., Wang, L., Dinu, C.Z. and Rojanasakul, Y., "Digitoxin and a synthetic monosaccharide analog inhibit cell viability in lung cancer cells," Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology 258, 51-60 (2012).
  73. Guiseppi-Elie, A., Dong, C., Dinu, C.Z . "Crosslink density of a biomimetic poly (HEMA)-based hydrogel influences growth and proliferation of attachment dependent RMS 13 cells," Journal of Materials Chemistry 22, 19529-19539 (2012).
  74. Dinu, C.Z. et al. (Google Patents, 2012).
  75. Dinu, C.Z., Borkar, I.V., Bale, S.S., Campbell, A.S., Kane, R.S. and Dordick, J.S., "Perhydrolase-nanotube-paint sporicidal composites stabilized by intramolecular crosslinking," Journal of Molecular Catalysis B: Enzymatic 75, 20-26 (2012).
  76. Dinu, C.Z., Bale, S. S. & Dordick, J. S. in Nanoscale Biocatalysis 77-93 (Springer, 2011).
  77. Sargent, L.M., Reynolds, S.H., Hubbs, A.F., Benkovic, S.A., Lowry, D.T., Kashon, M.L., Siergrist, K.T., Mustovich, J., Sturgeon, J.L., Burker, K.L. and Dinu, C.Z., "Understanding carbon nanotubes genotoxicity," The Toxicologist 120 (2011).
  78. Dinu, C.Z., Zhu, G., Bale, S.S., Anand, G., Reeder, P.J., Sanford, K., Whited, G., Kane, R.S. and Dordick, J.S., "Enzyme-based nanoscale composites for use as active decontamination surfaces," Advanced Functional Materials 20, 392-398 (2010).
  79. Yan, Z., Bao, R., Huang, Y., Caruso, A.N., Qadri, S.B., Dinu, C.Z. and Chrisey, D.B., "Excimer laser production, assembly, sintering, and fragmentation of novel fullerene-like permalloy particles in liquid," The Journal of Physical Chemistry C 114, 3869-3873 (2010).
  80. Yan, Z., Bao, R., Dinu, C.Z., Huang, Y., Caruso, A.N. and Chrisey, D.B., "Laser ablation induced agglomeration of Cu nanoparticles in sodium dodecyl sulfate aqueous solution," Journal of Optoelectronics and Advanced Materials 12, 437 (2010).
  81. Hynes, A., Mohanraj, B., Schiele, N., Corr, D.T., Plopper, G.E., Dinu, C.Z. and Chrisey, D.B., "Cell-based detection of bacillus cereus anthrax simulant using cell impedance sensing," Sensor Letters 8, 528-533 (2010).
  82. Pangule, R.C., Brooks, S.J., Dinu, C.Z., Bale, S.S., Salmon, S.L., Zhu, G., Metzger, D.W., Kane, R.S. and Dordick, J.S., "Antistaphylococcal nanocomposite films based on enzyme−nanotube conjugates," ACS Nano 4, 3993-4000 (2010).
  83. Borkar, I. V., Dinu, C.Z., Zhu, G., Kane, R. S. & Dordick, J. S. "Bionanoconjugate‐based composites for decontamination of nerve agents," Biotechnology Progress 26, 1622-1628 (2010).
  84. Dinu, C.Z., Chakrabarty, T., Lunsford, E., Mauer, C., Plewa, J., Dordick, J.S. and Chrisey, D.B., "Optical manipulation of microtubules for directed biomolecule assembly," Soft Matter 5, 3818-3822 (2009).
  85. Dinu, C.Z., Bale, S. S., Zhu, G. & Dordick, J. S. "Tubulin encapsulation of carbon nanotubes into functional hybrid assemblies," Small 5, 310-315 (2009)- Journal Cover.
  86. Dinu, C.Z., Bale, S. S., Chrisey, D. B. & Dordick, J. S. "Manipulation of individual carbon nanotubes by reconstructing the intracellular transport of a living cell," Advanced Materials 21, 1182-1186 (2009).
  87. Dinu, C.Z.,Grigoriu, C., Dinescu, M., "Laser radiation of Mycoplasma agalactiae," Proceedings of SPIE (2002).
  88. Dinu, C.Z., Dinca, V.C., Soare, S., Moldovan, A., Smarandache, D., Scarisoareanu, N., Barbalat, A., Birjega, R., Dinescu, M. and DiStefano, V.F., "Monitorizing nitinol alloy surface reactions for biofouling studies," Applied Surface Science 253, 7719-7723 (2007).
  89. Dinu, C., Cristescu, R., Messersmith, P.B., Chisholm, B.J., Stafslien, S.J., Chrisey, D.B. and Narayan, R.J., "Matrix-assisted pulsed-laser evaporation of DOPA-modified poly (ethylene glycol) thin films," Journal of Adhesion Science and Technology 21, 287-299 (2007).
  90. Dinu, C.Z., Dinca, V., Howard, J. & Chrisey, D. "Printing technologies for fabrication of bioactive and regular microarrays of streptavidin," Applied Surface Science 253, 8119-8124 (2007).
  91. Dinu, C.Z., Chrisey, D., Diez, S. & Howard, J. "Cellular motors for molecular manufacturing," The Anatomical Record: Advances in Integrative Anatomy and Evolutionary Biology: Advances in Integrative Anatomy and Evolutionary Biology 290, 1203-1212 (2007).
  92. Dinca, V.C., Soare, S., Barbalat, A., Dinu, C.Z., Moldovan, A., Stoica, I., Vassu, T., Purice, A., Scarisoareanu, N., Birjega, R. and Craciun, V., "Nickel–titanium alloy: Cytotoxicity evaluation on microorganism culture," Applied Surface Science 252, 4619-4624, 2005.07.093 (2006).
  93. Dinu, C.Z., Opitz, J., Pompe, W., Howard, J., Mertig, M. and Diez, S., "Parallel manipulation of bifunctional DNA molecules on structured surfaces using kinesin‐driven microtubules," Small 2, 1090-1098 (2006).- Journal Cover.
  94. Diez, S., Reuther, C., Dinu, C., Seidel, R., Mertig, M., Pompe, W. and Howard, J., "Stretching and transporting DNA molecules using motor proteins," Nano Letters 3, 1251-1254.