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Book Chapters


Željka Krpetić, Sergio Anguissola, David Garry, Philip M. Kelly, Kenneth A. Dawson. ‘Nanomaterials: Impact on cells and cell organelles’ In: Nanomaterial: Impact on Cell Biology and Medicine. David Capco and Yongsheng Chen Eds. Springer, 2014.

Journal Papers: Refereed


Currell, F., Curley, S., Krpetic, Z., Bellringer, M. From basics to clinic: Cancer Nanotechnology. Cancer Nanotechnology, 2017, 8:8.


Krpetic, Z., Potenza, M.A., Sanvito, T., Cai, Q., Monopoli, M., Araujo, J.M.D., Cella, C., Boselli, L., Castagnola, V., Milani, P., Dawson, K.A. 'Detecting the shape of anisotropic gold nanoparticles in dispersion with single particle extinction and scattering', Nanoscale, 2017, 9, 2778-2784.


Luca Guerrini, Željka Krpetić, Danny van Lierop, Ramon A. Alvarez-Puebla, Duncan Graham. Direct Surface-Enhanced Raman Scattering Analysis of DNA Duplexes. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2014, 54, 1144-1148.


Željka Krpetić, Adam M. Davidson, Martin Volk, Raphaël Lévy, Mathias Brust, David L. Cooper. High-Resolution Sizing of Monolayer-Protected Gold Clusters by Differential Centrifugal Sedimentation ACS Nano, 2013, 7, 8881–8890.


Danny van Lierop,‡ Željka Krpetić,‡ Luca Guerrini, Iain A. Larmour, Jennifer A. Dougan, Karen Faulds, Duncan Graham. Positively charged silver nanoparticles and their effect on surface-enhanced Raman scattering of dye-labelled oligonucleotides. Chem Commun.  2012, 48, 8192-8194.


Stephen J. McMahon, Wendy B. Hyland, Emilie Brun, Karl T. Butterworth, Jonathan A. Coulter, Thierry Douki, David G. Hirst, Suneil Jain, Anthony P. Kavanagh, Željka Krpetić, Marcus H. Mendenhall, Mark F. Muir, Kevin M. Prise, Herwig Requardt, Léon Sanche, Giuseppe Schettino, Fred J. Currell, Cécile Sicard-Roselli. Energy dependence of gold nanoparticle radio-sensitisation in plasmid DNA. J. Phys. Chem. 115, 2011, 20160-20167.


Željka Krpetić, Samia Saleemi, Ian A. Prior, Violaine Sée, Rumana Qureshi, Mathias Brust. Negotiation of Intracellular Membrane Barriers by TAT-Modified Gold Nanoparticles.ACS Nano 5, 2011, 5195–5201. (Article evaluated by F1000. Faculty of 1000: 2011.


Željka Krpetić, Giorgio Scarì, Enrico Caneva, Giovanna Speranza, Francesca Porta. Gold nanoparticles prepared using Cape Aloe active components. Langmuir 25, 2009, 7217−7221.


Francesca Porta, Željka Krpetić, Laura Prati, Aureliano Gaiassi, Giorgio Scarì. Gold-Ligand interaction studies of water soluble aminoalcohol capped gold nanoparticles by NMR.Langmuir 24, 2008, 7061−7064.


Laura Prati, Alberto Villa, Francesca Porta, Dangsheng Su, Di Wang, Željka Krpetić. Single-phase bimetallic system for the selective oxidation of glycerol to glycerate.Studies in Surface Science and Catalysis; Scientific Basis for the Preparation of Heterogeneous Catalysts 162, 2006, 553−560.


Talamini, L., Violatto, M.B., Cai, Q, Monopoli, M.P., Kantner, K., Krpetic, Z., Perez-Potti, A., Cookman, J. Garry, D., Silveira, C.P., Boselli, L., Pelaz, B., Serchi, T., Cambier, S., Gutleb, A.C., Feliu, N., Yan, Y., Salmona, M., Parak, W. J., Dawson, K.A., Bigini, P. 'Influence of Size and Shape on the Anatomical Distribution of Endotoxin-Free Gold Nanoparticles', ACS Nano, 2017, 11, 5519-5529.


Philip M. Kelly, Christoffer Åberg, Ester Polo, Ann O’Connell, Jennifer Cookman, Jonathan Fallon, Željka Krpetić,* Kenneth A. Dawson*. Biological Identity and Recognition of Nanoparticles: Epitope Mapping of the Biomolecular Corona. Nature Nanotechnology, 2015, 10, 472-479 


Gabriel J. Gordillo, Željka Krpetić, Mathias Brust. Interactions of Gold Nanoparticles with a Phospholipid Monolayer Membrane on Mercury. ACS Nano, 2014, 8, 6074–6080.


Andrew J. Perrett, Rachel L. Dickinson, Željka Krpetić, Mathias Brust, Helen Lewis, Ian C. Eperon, Glenn A. Burley. Conjugation of PEG and gold nanoparticles to increase the accessibility and valency of tethered RNA splicing enhancers. Chemical Science 4, 2013, 257-265.


Ana M. Cioran, Ana D. Musteti, Francesc Teixidor, Željka Krpetić, Ian A. Prior, Mathias Brust, Clara Vinas. Mercaptocarborane-capped Gold Nanoparticles: Electron Pools and Ion Traps with Switchable Hydrophilicity. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 134, 2012, 212-221.


Laura Rodriguez-Lorenzo, Željka Krpetić, Silvia Barbosa, Ramon A. Alvarez-Puebla, Luis M. Liz-Marzan, Ian A. Prior, Mathias Brust. Intracellular mapping with SERS-encoded gold nanostars. Integrative Biology, 3, 2011, 922–926.


Željka Krpetić, Paola Nativo, Violaine See, Ian A. Prior, Mathias Brust, Martin Volk. Inflicting Controlled Nonthermal Damage to Subcellular Structures by Laser-activated Gold Nanoparticles. Nano Letters 10, 2010, 4549–4554.


Željka Krpetić, Paola Nativo, Francesca Porta, Mathias Brust. A multidentate peptide for stabilisation and facile bioconjugation of gold nanoparticles. Bioconjugate Chemistry20, 2009, 619−624.


Željka Krpetić, Francesca Porta, Giovanna Speranza, Vladimiro Dal Santo, Pierangelo Francescato, Giorgio Scarì. Gold nanoparticles capped by peptides. Materials Science and Engineering B 140, 2007, 187−194.


Castagnola, V., Auaujo, J.M.D., Cookman, J., Polo, E., Cai, Q., Silveira, C.P., Krpetic, Z., Yan, Y., Boselli, L., Dawson, K.A. 'Towards a classification strategy for complex nanostructures', Nanoscale Horizons, 2017, 2, 187-198.


Matteo Masetti, Hai-nan Xie, Željka Krpetić, Maurizio Recanatini, Ramon A. Alvarez-Puebla, Luca Guerrini. Revealing DNA Interactions with Exogenous Agents by Surface-Enhanced Raman Scattering. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2015, 137, 469-476.


Ana M. Cioran, Francesc Texidor, Željka Krpetić, Mathias Brust, Clara Vinas. Preparation and Characterisation of Au Nanoparticles Capped with Mercaptocarboranyl Clusters.Dalton Transactons, 2014, 43, 5054-5061.


Željka Krpetić, Ishwar Singh, Wu Su, Luca Guerrini, Karen Faulds, Glenn A. Burley, Duncan Graham. Directed Assembly of DNA-Functionalized Gold Nanoparticles Using Pyrrole-Imidazole Polyamides. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 143, 2012, 8356-8359. 


Željka Krpetić, Luca Guerrini, Iain Larmour, Karen Faulds, Duncan Graham. Importance of the Nanoparticle Size in Colorimetric and SERS-based Trace Detection of Ni(II) Ions by Functional Gold Nanoprobes. Small, 8, 2012, 707-714.


Željka Krpetić, Paola Nativo, Ian A. Prior, Mathias Brust. Acrylate Facilitated Cellular Uptake of Gold Nanoparticles. Small (Special Issue: C. A. Mirkin, 20 Years at Northwestern) 7, 2011, 1982–1986.


Željka Krpetić, Francesca Porta, Enrico Caneva, Vladimiro Dal Santo, Giorgio Scarì. Phagocytosis of biocompatible gold nanoparticles. Langmuir 26, 2010, 14799–14805.


Sandra Rondinini, Gabriele Aricci, Željka Krpetić, Cristina Locatelli, Alessandro Minguzzi, Francesca Porta, Alberto Vertova. Electroreductions of silver-based electrocatalysts: the use of Ag nanoparticles for CHCl3 to CH4 conversion. Fuel Cells 9, 2008, 253−263.


Željka Krpetić, Francesca Porta, Giorgio Scarì. Selective entrance of gold nanoparticles into cancer cells. Gold Bulletin 39, 2006, 66−68.

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