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Research Outputs 1990 2019

2019

A portable nucleic acid detection system using natural convection combined with a smartphone

Rajendran, V. K., Bakthavathsalam, P., Bergquist, P. L. & Sunna, A., 1 Jun 2019, In : Biosensors and Bioelectronics. 134, p. 68-75 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Convection
Smartphones
Nucleic acids
Natural convection
Nucleic Acids

Bioproducts From Euglena gracilis: synthesis and applications

Gissibl, A., Sun, A., Care, A., Nevalainen, H. & Sunna, A., 15 May 2019, In : Frontiers in Bioengineering and Biotechnology. 7, 16 p., 108.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview articleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
Euglena gracilis
Dietary Proteins
Vitamins
Metabolism
Lipids

Characterisation of the first archaeal mannonate dehydratase from Thermoplasma acidophilum and its potential role in the catabolism of D-Mannose

Kopp, D., Willows, R. & Sunna, A., Mar 2019, In : Catalysts. 9, 3, 14 p., 234.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
catabolism
Mannose
genes
xylose
Xylose

Comparative proteomics investigation of central carbon metabolism in Euglena gracilis grown under predominantly phototrophic, mixotrophic and heterotrophic cultivations

Hasan, M. T., Sun, A., Khatiwada, B., McQuade, L., Mirzaei, M., Te'o, J., Hobba, G., Sunna, A. & Nevalainen, H., Nov 2019, In : Algal Research. 43, 11 p., 101638.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Euglena gracilis
proteomics
metabolism
carbon
enzymes

Development of screening strategies for the identification of paramylon-degrading enzymes

Gissibl, A., Care, A., Sun, Y., Hobba, G., Nevalainen, H. & Sunna, A., Jun 2019, In : Journal of Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology. 46, 6, p. 769-781 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Screening
Enzymes
Euglena gracilis
Assays
Escherichia coli

Experimental and theoretical tools to elucidate the binding mechanisms of solid-binding peptides

Bansal, R., Care, A., Lord, M. S., Walsh, T. R. & Sunna, A., 25 Sep 2019, In : New Biotechnology. 52, p. 9-18 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Peptides
Nanobiotechnology
Biomolecules
Substrates

Linker-protein G mediated functionalization of polystyrene-encapsulated upconversion nanoparticles for rapid gene assay using convective PCR

Potluri, P. R., Rajendran, V. K., Tran, C. T., McKenzie, D. R. & Sunna, A., Jun 2019, In : Microchimica Acta. 186, 6, 9 p., 346.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Polystyrenes
Assays
Genes
Nanoparticles
Digoxigenin

Mixed-mode liquid chromatography for the rapid analysis of biocatalytic glucaric acid reaction pathways

Petroll, K., Care, A., Waterstraat, M., Bergquist, P. & Sunna, A., 20 Aug 2019, In : Analytica Chimica Acta. 1066, p. 136-145 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Glucaric Acid
Liquid chromatography
Liquid Chromatography
liquid chromatography
acid

Nuclear transformation of the versatile microalga Euglena gracilis

Khatiwada, B., Kautto, L., Sunna, A., Sun, A. & Nevalainen, H., Jan 2019, In : Algal Research. 37, p. 178-185 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Euglena gracilis
biolistics
electroporation
Agrobacterium
DNA

Smartphone detection of antibiotic resistance using convective PCR and a lateral flow assay

Rajendran, V. K., Bakthavathsalam, P., Bergquist, P. L. & Sunna, A., 1 Nov 2019, In : Sensors and Actuators, B: Chemical. 298, p. 1-10 10 p., 126849.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

antibiotics
Smartphones
Nucleic acids
nucleic acids
Antibiotics

Tools and strategies for constructing cell-free enzyme pathways

Petroll, K., Kopp, D., Care, A., Bergquist, P. L. & Sunna, A., Jan 2019, In : Biotechnology Advances. 37, 1, p. 91-108 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview articleResearchpeer-review

Enzymes
Biocatalysis
Artificial Cells
Biofuels
Coenzymes
2018

Bioengineering strategies for protein-based nanoparticles

Diaz, D., Care, A. & Sunna, A., 23 Jul 2018, In : Genes. 9, 7, p. 1-30 30 p., 370.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview articleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
Bioengineering
Nanoparticles
Proteins
Biocatalysis
Synthetic Biology

Construction of a cell-free synthetic pathway for the production of lactic acid from spent coffee grounds

Kopp, D., Bergquist, P. L., Willows, R. & Sunna, A., 10 Oct 2018, In : New Biotechnology. 44, Supplement, p. S69-S70 2 p., P1-6.

Research output: Contribution to journalMeeting abstractResearch

Open Access
Artificial Cells
Coffee
Lactic acid
Mannose
Lactic Acid

Microwave pretreatment of paramylon enhances the enzymatic production of soluble β-1,3-glucans with immunostimulatory activity

Gissibl, A., Care, A., Parker, L. M., Iqbal, S., Hobba, G., Nevalainen, H. & Sunna, A., 15 Sep 2018, In : Carbohydrate Polymers. 196, p. 339-347 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Microwaves
Glucan 1,3-beta-Glucosidase
Hydrolysis
Polymerization
Enzymatic hydrolysis

Versatile platform for nanoparticle surface bioengineering based on SiO2-binding peptide and proteinaceous Barnase∗Barstar interface

Shipunova, V. O., Zelepukin, I. V., Stremovskiy, O. A., Nikitin, M. P., Care, A., Sunna, A., Zvyagin, A. V. & Deyev, S. M., 23 May 2018, In : ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces. 10, 20, p. 17437-17447 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Peptides
Nanoparticles
Biomolecules
Molecules
Proteins
2017

A comprehensive assessment of the biosynthetic pathways of ascorbate, alpha-tocopherol and free amino acids in Euglena gracilis var. saccharophila

Hasan, M. T., Sun, A., Mirzaei, M., Te'o, J., Hobba, G., Sunna, A. & Nevalainen, H., Nov 2017, In : Algal Research. 27, p. 140-151 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Euglena gracilis
free amino acids
alpha-tocopherol
biochemical pathways
proteomics

An innovative approach to bioremediation of mercury contaminated soils from industrial mining operations

McCarthy, D., Edwards, G. C., Gustin, M. S., Care, A., Miller, M. B. & Sunna, A., Oct 2017, In : Chemosphere. 184, p. 694-699 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Environmental Biodegradation
Bioremediation
Mercury
bioremediation
Soil

Luminescent biomolecular complex and use thereof

Care, A., Sayyadi, N., Connally, R., Try, A., Bergquist, P. L. & Sunna, A., 2 Feb 2017, IPC No. G01N 33/533 (2006.01), Patent No. WO/2017/015693, Priority date 27 Jul 2015, Priority No. 2015902978

Research output: PatentResearch

Luminescence
Carrier Proteins
Technology
Peptides
Antibodies

Multifunctional luminescent nanofibres from Eu3+-doped La2O2SO4 with enhanced oxygen storage capability

Yang, M., Shi, H., Ma, L., Gui, Q., Ma, J., Lin, M., Sunna, A., Zhang, W., Dai, L., Qu, J. & Liu, Y., 25 Feb 2017, In : Journal of Alloys and Compounds. 695, p. 202-207 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Nanofibers
Oxygen
Quantum efficiency
Luminescence
Ions

Peptides and peptide-based biomaterials and their biomedical applications

Sunna, A. (ed.), Care, A. (ed.) & Bergquist, P. L. (ed.), 2017, Cham: Springer, Springer Nature. 300 p. (Advances in experimental medicine and biology; vol. 1030)

Research output: Book/ReportEdited Book/AnthologyResearchpeer-review

Solid-binding peptides for immobilisation of thermostable enzymes to hydrolyse biomass polysaccharides

Care, A., Petroll, K., Gibson, E. S. Y., Bergquist, P. L. & Sunna, A., 2 Feb 2017, In : Biotechnology for Biofuels. 10, 1, p. 1-16 16 p., 29.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
Polysaccharides
polysaccharide
Immobilization
peptide
Biomass

Solid-binding peptides in biomedicine

Care, A., Bergquist, P. L. & Sunna, A., 2017, Peptides and Peptide-based Biomaterials and their Biomedical Applications. Sunna, A., Care, A. & Bergquist, P. L. (eds.). Cham, Switzerland: Springer, Springer Nature, p. 21-36 16 p. (Advances in experimental medicine and biology; vol. 1030). (Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterResearchpeer-review

Nanostructures
Nanostructured materials
Peptides
Metals
Biocompatibility

Targeted upconversion photoluminescent nanoconjugates selectively label TCC cells expressing Glypican-1

Polikarpov, D., Sabaretnam, T., Liang, L., Care, A., Sunna, A., Campbell, D., Walsh, B., Guillemin, G., Zvyagin, A. & Gillatt, D., Mar 2017, In : BJU international. 119, Suppl. 2, p. 72-72 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalMeeting abstractResearchpeer-review

2016

A novel universal detection agent for time-gated luminescence bioimaging

Sayyadi, N., Care, A., Connally, R. E., Try, A. C., Bergquist, P. L. & Sunna, A., 10 Jun 2016, In : Scientific Reports. 6, p. 1-9 9 p., 27564.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
Luminescence
Lanthanoid Series Elements
Lysine
Ligands
Antibody Affinity

Facile assembly of functional upconversion nanoparticles for targeted cancer imaging and photodynamic therapy

Liang, L., Care, A., Zhang, R., Lu, Y., Packer, N. H., Sunna, A., Qian, Y. & Zvyagin, A. V., 18 May 2016, In : ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces. 8, 19, p. 11945-11953 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Photodynamic therapy
Nanoparticles
Proteins
Imaging techniques
Silicon Dioxide

Optical biosensors based on nitrogen-doped graphene functionalized with magnetic nanoparticles

Zhang, W., Chen, C., Yang, D., Dong, G., Jia, S., Zhao, B., Yan, L., Yao, Q., Sunna, A. & Liu, Y., 19 Oct 2016, In : Advanced Materials Interfaces. 3, 20, p. 1-5 5 p., 1600590.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Biosensors
Graphene
Glucose
Nanoparticles
Nitrogen

Solid-binding peptides: immobilisation strategies for extremophile biocatalysis in biotechnology

Sunna, A., Care, A. & Bergquist, PL., 2016, Biotechnology of extremophiles: advances and challenges. Rampelotto, P. H. (ed.). Cham, Switzerland: Springer, Springer Nature, Vol. 1. p. 637-674 38 p. (Grand Challenges in Biology and Biotechnology; vol. 1).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterResearchpeer-review

Biotechnology
Immobilized Enzymes
Peptides
Biofuels
Enzymes
2015

Building a platform technology for the self-assembly of functional upconversion nanoparticles

Care, A., Sunna, A. & Packer, N., 2015. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstractResearch

Pseudomonas aeruginosa inhibits the growth of Scedosporium aurantiacum, an opportunistic fungal pathogen isolated from the lungs of cystic fibrosis patients

Kaur, J., Pethani, B. P., Kumar, S., Kim, M., Sunna, A., Kautto, L., Penesyan, A., Paulsen, I. T. & Nevalainen, H., 2015, In : Frontiers in Microbiology. 6, p. 1-13 13 p., 866.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
Scedosporium
Cystic Fibrosis
Pseudomonas aeruginosa
Lung
Growth

Solid-binding peptides: Smart tools for nanobiotechnology

Care, A., Bergquist, P. L. & Sunna, A., 1 May 2015, In : Trends in Biotechnology. 33, 5, p. 259-268 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview articleResearchpeer-review

Nanobiotechnology
Peptides
Nanostructures
Metals
Semiconductors
2014

A Robust and versatile bioconjugation method for micro- and nano-particles using an inorganic-binding peptide

Care, A., Bergquist, P. & Sunna, A., 2014.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePosterResearch

A Synthetically developed europium chelate for luminescent in situ hybridization detection of Staphylococcus aureus

Sayyadi, N., Connally, R., Try, A. & Sunna, A., 2014.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePosterResearch

Biofunctionalization of silica-coated magnetic particles mediated by a peptide

Care, A., Chi, F., Bergquist, P. L. & Sunna, A., 2014, In : Journal of Nanoparticle Research. 16, 8, p. 1-9 9 p., 2543.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

G Protein
Silica
Peptides
Silicon Dioxide
peptides

Effect of Trichoderma reesei proteinases on the affinity of an inorganic-binding peptide

Care, A., Nevalainen, H., Bergquist, P. L. & Sunna, A., 2014, In : Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology. 173, 8, p. 2225-2240 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Zeolites
Trichoderma
Peptides
Peptide Hydrolases
Derivatives

Immobilisation of hyperthermophilic enzymes to mineral matrices

Care, A., Bergquist, P. & Sunna, A., 2014, p. 282. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePosterResearch

Rapid and simple functionalisation of inorganic materials using a peptide linker

Care, A. S., Bergquist, P. L. & Sunna, A., 2014.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstractResearch

Survival in sterile soil and atrazine degradation of Pseudomonas sp. strain ADP immobilized on zeolite

Stelting, S. A., Burns, R. G., Sunna, A. & Bunt, C. R., 2 Oct 2014, In : Bioremediation Journal. 18, 4, p. 309-316 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

atrazine
zeolite
degradation
soil
bacterium

Tunable lifetime multiplexing using luminescent nanocrystals

Lu, Y., Zhao, J., Zhang, R., Liu, Y., Liu, D., Goldys, E. M., Yang, X., Xi, P., Sunna, A., Lu, J., Shi, Y., Leif, R. C., Huo, Y., Shen, J., Piper, J. A., Robinson, J. P. & Jin, D., Jan 2014, In : Nature Photonics. 8, 1, p. 32-36 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

multiplexing
Multiplexing
Nanocrystals
nanocrystals
data storage
2013

A linker peptide with high affinity towards silica-containing materials

Sunna, A., Chi, F. & Bergquist, P. L., 25 Jun 2013, In : New Biotechnology. 30, 5, p. 485-492 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Zeolites
Silicon Dioxide
Peptides
Silica
Proteins

Application of an ELISA-type screen printed electrode-based potentiometric assay to the detection of Cryptosporidium parvum oocysts

Laczka, O., Skillman, L., Ditcham, W. G., Hamdorf, B., Wong, D. K. Y., Bergquist, P. & Sunna, A., Nov 2013, In : Journal of Microbiological Methods. 95, 2, p. 182-185 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Cryptosporidium parvum
Oocysts
Electrodes
Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay
Cryptosporidium

Efficient capture of pathogens with a zeolite matrix

Sunna, A., Chi, F. & Bergquist, P. L., Jul 2013, In : Parasitology Research. 112, 7, p. 2441-2452 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Zeolites
antibodies
pathogens
Cryptosporidium
Water

Facile production and rapid purification of functional recombinant Qβ replicase heterotetramer complex

Gunasekaran, K., Bergquist, P. L. & Sunna, A., Jan 2013, In : Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology. 169, 2, p. 651-659 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Peptide Elongation Factor Tu
DNA-Directed RNA Polymerases
Operon
Purification
Enzymes

Water activity, pre-wetting and survival of Pseudomonas sp. ADP immobilized onto zeolite

Stelting, S. A., Sunna, A. & Bunt, C. R., 2013, p. 1-2. 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstractResearch

Zeolites
Pseudomonas
Adenosine Diphosphate
Water
Gels
2012

Immobilization of Pseudomonas sp. strain ADP: a stable inoculant for the bioremediation of atrazine

Stelting, S., Burns, R. G., Sunna, A., Visnovsky, G. & Bunt, C. R., Aug 2012, In : Applied Clay Science. 64, p. 90-93 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Atrazine
Zeolites
Bioremediation
atrazine
bioremediation
2010

Characterization of stabilized formulations of the atrazine degrading bacterium Pseudomonas sp. strain ADP

Stelting, S., Burns, R., Sunna, A., Visnovsky, G. & Bunt, C., 2010, Proceedings of the 37th Annual Meeting & Exposition of the Controlled Release Society. United States: Curran Associates, p. 203-204 2 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingOther chapter contributionResearch

Immobilisation of Pseudomonas sp. strain ADP: an approach for bioremediation of herbicides

Stelting, S., Burns, R., Sunna, A., Visnovsky, G. & Bunt, C., 2010, Microbial Products: Exploiting Microbial Diversity for Sustainable Plant Production. Zyndenbos. Zydenbos, S. M. & Jackson, T. A. (eds.). New Zealand: New Zealand Plant Protection Society, p. 97-102 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contributionResearchpeer-review

Immobilization of Pseudomonas sp. strain ADP: a stable inoculant for the bioremediation of atrazine

Stelting, S., Burns, R. G., Sunna, A., Visnovsky, G. & Bunt, C. R., 2010, Proceedings of the 19th World Congress of Soil Sciences, Soil Solutions for a Changing World, 1-6 August 2010, Brisbane, Australia. Gilkes, R. J. & Prakongkep, N. (eds.). Crawley: International Union of Soil Sciences, p. 82-85 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contributionResearchpeer-review

Modular organisation and functional analysis of dissected modular β-mannanase CsMan26 from Caldicellulosiruptor Rt8B.4

Sunna, A., Mar 2010, In : Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. 86, 1, p. 189-200 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
beta-Mannosidase
Carbohydrates
Polymerization
Mannans
Glycoside Hydrolases
2008

Novel approaches to odour control

Sunna, A., Ferrari, B. C. & Bergquist, P., 2008, p. 126-126. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstractResearch

Vectors and methods for enzyme production

Bergquist, P. L. & Sunna, A., 12 Sep 2008, IPC No. C12N 15/52 (2006.01), Patent No. WO/2008/106739, Priority date 6 Mar 2007, Priority No. 2007901150

Research output: PatentResearch

Peptide Elongation Factor Tu
Enzymes
Peptides
elongation factor Ts