36. Mengyuan Li#, Congli Wang#, Zhenghan Di#, Hui Li, Jingfang Zhang, Wenting Xue, Meiping Zhao, Ke Zhang, Yuliang Zhao, and Lele Li*,  "Engineering Multifunctional DNA Hybrid Nanospheres through Coordination-Driven Self-Assembly" Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. DOI: 10.1002/ange.201810735. (#co-first author) [Link]

The article has been featured in Hot Paper.

35. Mengyuan Li, Jian Zhao, Hongqian Chu, Yongsheng Mi, Zehao Zhou, Zhenghan Di, Meiping Zhao, and Lele Li*, "Light-Activated Nanoprobes for Biosensing and Imaging" Adv. Mater. 2018, 1804745. [Link]

34. Zehao Zhou#, Mengyuan Li#, Jian Zhao, Zhenghan Di, Chunzhi Di, Bei Liu, Chao Zhang, Chun-Hua Yan and Lele Li*, "Trace water mediated growth of oriented single-crystalline mesoporous metal–organic frameworks on gold nanorods" Chem. Commun., 2018, 54, 8182-8185. (#co-first author) [Link]

The article has been featured in Cover Paper.


33. Weiyu Ning#, Zhenghan Di#, Yingjie Yu#, Pingmei Zeng, Chunzhi Di, Daquan Chen,  Xueqian Kong, Guangjun Nie, Yuliang Zhao*, and Lele Li*, “Imparting Designer Biorecognition Functionality  to Metal–Organic Frameworks by a DNA-Mediated  Surface Engineering Strategy” Small  2018, 1703812. (#co-first author) [Link]

32. Jian Zhao#, Jinhong Gao#, Wenting Xue, Zhenghan Di, Hang Xing, Yi Lu, and Lele Li*, “Upconversion Luminescence-Activated DNA Nanodevice for ATP
Sensing in Living Cells” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2018140, 578-581. (#co-first author) [Link]

The article has been featured in ACS Editors' ChoiceJACS spotlights and Nano Today (News and opinions)


31. Yifan Li#, Zhenghan Di#, Jinhong Gao, Ping Cheng, Chunzhi Di, Ge Zhang, Bei Liu, Xinghua Shi, Ling-Dong Sun, Lele Li*, and Chun-Hua Yan, “Heterodimers Made of Upconversion Nanoparticles and Metal−Organic Frameworks” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2017, 139, 13804-13810. (#co-first author) [Link]


Before 2017

30. LeLe Li, Yi Lu*, “Regiospecific Hetero-Assembly of DNA-Functionalized Plasmonic Upconversion Superstructures” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2015137, 5272-5275. [Link]

29. Li Gao#, Le-Le Li#, Xiaolong Wang, Peiwen Wu, Yang Cao, Bo Liang, Xin Li, Yuanwei Lin, Yi Lu*, Xuefeng Guo*, “Graphene-DNAzyme Junctions: A Platform for Direct Metal Ion Detection with Ultrahigh Sensitivity” Chem. Sci. 20156, 2469-2473. (#co-first author) [Link]

28. Lele Li#, Rong Tong#, Hunghao Chu, Weiping Wang, Robert Langer*, Daniel S. Kohane*, “Aptamer Photoregulation In Vivo” Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 2014111, 17099-17103. (#co-first author) [Link]

27. Xiaoxia Hu, Ting Wei, Jie Wang, Zi-En Liu, Xinyang Li, Binhao Zhang, Zhihao Li, Lele Li*, Quan Yuan*, “Near-Infrared-Light Mediated Ratiometric Luminescent Sensor for Multimode Visualized Assays of Explosives” Anal. Chem. 201486, 10484-10491. [Link]

26. Le-Le Li, Peiwen Wu, Kevin Hwang, Yi Lu*, “An Exceptionally Simple Strategy for DNA-Functionalized Up-Conversion Nanoparticles as Biocompatible Agents for Nanoassembly, DNA Delivery, and Imaging” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2013135, 2411–2414. [Link]


25. Le-Le Li#, Mengying Xie#, Jie Wang, Xinyang Li, Cheng Wang, Quan Yuan*, Dai-Wen Pang*, Yi Lu*, Weihong Tan, “A Vitamin-responsive Mesoporous Nanocarrier with DNA Aptamer-mediated Cell Targeting” Chem. Commun. 201349, 5823-5825. (#co-first author) [Link]

24. Le-Le Li, Ruobing Zhang, Leilei Yin, Kezhi Zheng, Weiping Qin, Paul R. Selvin, Yi Lu*, “Biomimetic Surface Engineering of Lanthanide-Doped Upconversion Nanoparticles as Versatile Bioprobes” Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 201251, 6121-6125. [Link]

23. Le-Le Li#, Qian Yin#, Jianjun Cheng, Yi Lu*, “Polyvalent Mesoporous Silica Nanoparticle-Aptamer Bioconjugates Target Breast Cancer Cells” Adv. Healthcare Mater. 20121, 567-572. (#co-first author) [Link]

22. Le-Le Li, Pinghua Ge, Paul R. Selvin, Yi Lu*, “Direct Detection of Adenosine in Undiluted Serum Using a Luminescent Aptamer Sensor Attached to a Terbium Complex” Anal. Chem. 201284, 7852-7856. [Link]


21. Rui Guo, Le-Le Li, Wen-Hua Zhao, Yu-Xi Chen, Xiao-Zhu Wang, Chen-Jie Fang*, Wei Feng, Tian-Lan Zhang, Xiang Ma, Meng Lu, Shi-Qi Peng*, Chun-Hua Yan, “The Intracellular Controlled Release from Bioresponsive Mesoporous Silica with Folate as both Targeting and Capping Agent” Nanoscale 20124, 3577-3583. [Link]

20. Rui Guo, Le-Le Li, Hua Yanga, Mei-Jin Zhang, Chen-Jie Fang, Tian-Lan Zhang, Yi-Bing Zhang, Guo-Hui Cui, Shi-Qi Peng, Wei Feng, Chun-Hua Yan*, “Tuning Kinetics of Controlled-Release in Disulfide-Linked MSN-Folate Conjugates with Different Fabrication Procedures” Mater. Lett. 201266, 79-82. [Link]

19. Zhen-Xing Li, Fu-Bo Shi, Le-Le Li, Tao Zhang, Chun-Hua Yan*, “A Facile Route to Ordered Mesoporous-Alumina-Supported Catalysts, and their Catalytic Activities for CO Oxidation” Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 201113, 2488-2491. [Link]

18. Le-Le Li, Xue-Feng Fu, Zhen Ren, Ya-Guang Zhao, Wei Feng, Chun-Hua Yan*, “Hierarchical Self-Assembly of Superlattice Hybrids Consisting of Periodic and Alternating Cores of Porphyrin Molecules Separated by Nanoscale Silica Walls” Langmuir 2010, 26, 15730–15733. [Link]

17. Quan Yuan, Hao-Hong Duan, Le-Le Li, Zhen-Xing Li, Wen-Tao Duan, Le-Sheng Zhang, Wei-Guo Song, Chun-Hua Yan*, “Homogeneous Dispersed Ceria Nanocatalyst Stabilized with Ordered Mesoporous Alumina” Adv. Mater. 201022, 1475–1478. [Link]

16. Cheng Chen, Ling-Dong Sun, Zhen-Xing Li, Le-Le Li, Jun Zhang, Chun-Hua Yan*, “Ionic-Liquid-Based Route to Spherical NaYF4 Nanoclusters with the Assistance of Microwave Radiation and Their Multicolor Upconversion Luminescence” Langmuir 2010, 26, 8797–8803. [Link]

15. Le-Le Li, Hao Sun, Yan-Chun Bai, Chen-Jie Fang, Chun-Hua Yan*, “Orientational Organization of Organic Semiconductors within Periodic Nanoscale Silica Channels: Modification of Fluorophore Photophysics through Hierarchical Self-Assembly” Chem. Eur. J. 200915, 4716-4724. [Link]

14. Le-Le Li, Jun Xu, Quan Yuan, Zhen-Xing Li, Wei-Guo Song, Chun-Hua Yan*, “Facile Synthesis of Macrocellular Mesoporous Foam-like Ce-Sn Mixed Oxide with Nanocrystalline Frameworks by Using Triblock Copolymer as Single-Template” Small 20095, 2730-2737. [Link]

13. Le-Le Li, Hao Sun, Chen-Jie Fang, Quan Yuan, Ling-Dong Sun, Chun-Hua Yan*, “Mesostructured Hybrids Containing Potential Donors and Acceptors with Molecular-scale and Meso-scale Segregation and Ordering: Toward the Development of Smart Materials through Hierarchical Self-assembly” Chem. Mater. 200921, 4589-4597. [Link]

12. Le-Le Li, Wen-Tao Duan, Quan Yuan, Zhen-Xing Li, Hao-Hong Duan, Chun-Hua Yan*, “Hierarchical g-Al2O3 Monoliths with Highly Ordered 2D Hexagonal Mesopores in Macroporous Walls” Chem. Commun. 2009, 6174-6176. [Link]

11. Le-Le Li, Ling-dong Sun, Ya-Wen Zhang, Chun-Hua Yan*, “Functional-Template Directed Self-Assembly (FTDSA) of Mesostructured Organic–Inorganic Hybrid Materials” Sci. China Ser. B 200952, 1759-1768. [Link]

10. Quan Yuan, Le-Le Li, Shu-Liang Lu, Hao-Hong Duan, Zhen-Xing Li, Yue-Xiang Zhu, Chun-Hua Yan*, “General and Facile Synthesis of Zr-based Functional Materials with Highly Ordered Mesoporous Structures” J. Phys. Chem. C 2009113, 4117-4124. [Link]

9. Zhen-Xing Li, Le-Le Li, Huan-Ping Zhou, Quan Yuan, Cheng Chen, Ling-Dong Sun, Chun-Hua Yan*, “Colour Modification Action of an Upconversion Photonic Crystal” Chem. Commun. 2009, 6616-6618. [Link]

8. Quan Yuan, Yang Liu, Le-Le Li, Zhen-Xing Li, Chen-Jie Fang, Wen-Tao Duan, Xing-Guo Li, Chun-Hua Yan*, “Highly Ordered Mesoporous Titania-Zirconia Photocatalyst for Applications in Water Splitting and Degradation of Rhodamine-B” Micropor. Mesopor. Mater2009124, 169-178. [Link]

7. Quan Yuan, Hao-Hong Duan, Le-Le Li, Ling-Dong Sun, Ya-Wen Zhang, Chun-Hua Yan*, “Controlled Synthesis and Assembly of Ceria-based Nanomaterials” J. Collloid Interf. Sci. 2009, 335, 151-167. [Link]

6. Xiao-Fei Fu, Yan-Feng Yue, Rui Guo, Le-Le Li, Wei Sun, Chen-Jie Fang*, Chun-Hu Xu, Chun-Hua Yan*, “An Enhanced Fluorescence in a Tunable Face-to-Face p-p Stacking Assembly Directed by the H-Bonding” CrystEngComm 2009, 11, 2268-2271. [Link]

5. Le-Le Li, Chen-Jie Fang, Hao Sun, Chun-Hua Yan*, “Hierarchical Self-assembly of pH-Responsive Nanocomposites with Molecular-scale and Mesoscale Periodicities” Chem. Mater. 200820, 5977-5986. [Link]

4. Le-Le Li, Wei-Ming Zhang, Quan Yuan, Zhen-Xing Li, Chen-Jie Fang, Ling-Dong Sun, Li-Jun Wan, Chun-Hua Yan*, “Room Temperature Ionic Liquids Assisted Green Synthesis of Nanocrystalline Porous SnO2 and Their Gas Sensor Behaviors” Cryst. Growth Des. 20088, 4165-4172. [Link]

3. Zhen-Xing Li, Le-Le Li, Quan Yuan, Wei Feng, Jun Xu, Ling-Dong Sun, Wei-Guo Song, Chun-Hua Yan*, “Sustainable and Facile Route to Nearly Monodisperse Spherical Aggregates of CeO2 Nanocrystals with Ionic Liquids and Their Catalytic Activities for CO Oxidation” J. Phys. Chem. C 2008112, 18405-18411. [Link]

2. Le-Le Li, Chen-Jie Fang, Quan Yuan, Chun-Hua Yan*, “Stabilization of Facial Isomer of Tris(8-hydroxyquinolinate) Aluminum though Confinement in Silica-Surfactant Mesostructures” Appl. Phys. Lett. 200790, 231908. [Link]

1. Le-Le Li, Hao Sun, Chen-Jie Fang, Jun Xu, Jing-Yi Jin, Chun-Hua Yan*, “Optical Sensors Based on Functionalized Mesoporous Silica SBA-15 for the Detection of Multianalytes (H+, Cu2+) in Water” J. Mater. Chem. 200717, 4492–4498. [Link]