Folate grafted thiolated chitosan enveloped nanoliposomes with enhanced oral bioavailability and anticancer activity of docetaxel. Farhan Sohail, Ibrahim Javed, Syed Zajif Hussain, Shoaib Sarwar, Sohail Akhtar, Akhtar Nadhman, Salma Batool, Nadeem Irfan Bukhari, Rahman Shah Zaib Saleem, Irshad Hussain* and Gul Shahnaz.* Journal of Materials Chemistry B, 2016, 4, 6240.
Hydrophilic nanoparticles packed in oral tablets can improve the plasma profile of short half-life hydrophobic drugs. Faisal Usman, Ibrahim Javed, Syed Zajif Hussain, Nazar Muhammad Ranjha, Irshad Hussain. RSC Advances, 2016 (In press)
In-situ synthesis of bi-modal hydrophobic silica nanoparticles for oil-water separation. Usama Zulfiqar, Syed Zajif Hussain, Muhammad Awais, Muhammad Mohsin Jalil Khan, Irshad Hussain, S. Wilayat Husain, Tayyab Subhani. Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects, 2016, 508, 301.
Catalysis by multifunctional polyelectrolyte capsules. Syed Zajif Hussain, Mikhail V. Zyuzin, Irshad Hussain, Wolfgang J. Parak, Susana Carregal-Romero. RSC Advances, 2016, 6, 81569.
Ziyauddin S. Qureshi, Pradip B. Sarawade, Irshad Hussain, Haibo Zhu, Hind Al-Johani, Dalaver H. Anjum, Mohamed Nejib Hedhili, Niladri Maity, Valerio D'Elia, Jean-Marie Basset. Gold nanoparticles supported on fibrous silica nanospheres (KCC-1) as efficient heterogeneous catalysts for CO oxidation. CHEMCATCHEM, 2016, 8, 1671.
Shumaila Razzaque, Syed Zajif Hussain, Irshad Hussain* and Bien Tan.* Design and utility of metal/metal oxide nanoparticles mediated by thioether end-functionalized polymeric ligands. Polymers, 2016, 8, 156.
Khurram Joya,* Lutfan Sinatra, Lina G. AbdulHalim, Chakra P. Joshi, Mohamed Nejib Hedhili, Osman M. Bakr and Irshad Hussain.* Atomically monodisperse nickel nanoclusters as highly active electrocatalysts for water oxidation. Nanoscale, 2016, 8, 9695.
A. Ajmal, I. Majeed, R.N. Malik, M. Iqbal, M. Arif Nadeem, Irshad Hussain, S. Yousaf, Zeshan, G. Mustafa, M.I. Zafar, M. Amtiaz Nadeem. Photocatalytic degradation of textile dyes on Cu2O-CuO/TiO2 anatase powders. Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering, 2016, 4, 2138.
Ibrahim Javed, Syed Zajif Hussain, Atif Shahzad, Jahanzeb M. Khan, Habib-ur-Rehman, Mubashar Rehman, Faisal Usman, Muhammad T. Razi, Muhammad Raza Shah and Irshad Hussain.* Lecithin-gold hybrid nanocarriers as efficient and pH selective vehicles for oral delivery of diacerein – In-vitro and in-vivo study. Colloids and Surfaces B - Biointerfaces, 2016, 141, 1.
Polysaccharide based superabsorbent hydrogel from Mimosa Pudica: Swelling-deswelling and drug release. Gulzar Muhammad, Muhammad A. Hussain, Muhammad Umer Ashraf, Muhammad Tahir Haseeb, Syed Zajif Hussain and Irshad Hussain. RSC Advances, 2016, 6, 23310.
Metal nanoparticles assisted polymerase chain reaction for strain typing of Salmonella typhi. Asma Rehman, Yasra Sarwar, Zulfiqar Ali Raza, Syed Zajif Hussain, Tanveer Mustafa, Waheed S Khan, Muhammad Afzal Ghauri, Abdul Haque and Irshad Hussain.* Analyst, 2015, 140, 7366.
Synthesis, characterization and evaluation of lecithin based nanocarriers for enhanced pharmacological and oral pharmacokinetic profile of amphotericin B. Ibrahim Javed, Syed Zajif Hussain, Irfan Ullah, Imran khan, Muhammad Ateeq, Gul Shahnaz, Habib ur Rehman, Muhammad T. Razi, Raza Shah and Irshad Hussain.* Journal of Materials Chemistry B, 2015, 3, 8359.
Emulsion-templated poly(acrylamide)s by using polyvinyl alcohol (PVA) stabilized CO2-in-water emulsions and their applications in tissue.Wei Luo, Ran Xu, Yunfei Liu, Irshad Hussain, Qunwei Lu and Bien Tan. RSC Advances, 2015, 5, 92017.
Controlled synthesis of uniform palladium nanoparticles on novel micro-porous carbon as a recyclable heterogeneous catalyst for the Heck reaction.Kunpeng Song, Peng Liu, Jingyu Wang, Lei Pang, Jian Chen, Irshad Hussain, Bien Tan and Tao Li. Dalton Transactions 2015, 44, 13906.
Novel POSS-based organic-inorganic hybrid Porous materials and their applications in gas storage.S. Wang, L. Tan, C. Zhang, Irshad Hussain and Bien Tan. Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 2015, 3, 6542.
From porous gold nanocups to porous nanospheres and solid particles – A new synthetic approach. Ayesha Ihsan, Habib Katsiev, Noktan Alyami, Dalaver H. Anjum, Waheed S. Khan and Irshad Hussain.* Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 2015, 446, 59.
Dielectric studies of composite paper reinforced with polypyrrole coated pulp fibers from wasted egg holders. Aamir Razaq, Muhammad Idrees, Adeel Malik, Nafeesa Mushtaq, Muhammad Nadeem, Irshad Hussain and Muhammad Yar. Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 2015, 132, 42422.
Synthesis, crystal structure, theoretical calculations, and electrochemical and biological studies of polymeric (N, N, N′, N′-tetramethylethylenediamine) bis (thiocyanato-κN) copper (II),[Cu (tmeda)(NCS)2] n. Arturo Espinosa, Manzar Sohail, Mehwish Habib, Komal Naveed, Muhammad Saleem, Habib-ur Rehman, Irshad Hussain, Aisha Munawar, Saeed Ahmad. Polyhedron, 2015, 90, 252.
Lysozyme-coated silver nanoparticles for differentiating bacterial strains on the basis of antibacterial activity. Sumaira Ashraf, Mariyam A. Chatha, Wardah Ejaz, Hussnain A Janjua and Irshad Hussain.* Nanoscale Research Letters, 2014, 9, 565.
Voltammetric detection of As (III) with Porphyridium cruentum based modified carbon paste electrode biosensor. M. Zaib, A. Saeed, I. Hussain, M.M. Athar, M. Iqbal. Biosensors and Bioelectronics, 2014, 62, 242.
Hollow microporous organic capsules loaded with highly dispersed Pt nanoparticles for catalytic applications. Xinjia Yang, Kunpeng Song, Liangxiao Tan, Irshad Hussain,Tao Li and Bien Tan. Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics, 2014, 215, 1257.
Multifunctional microporous polymers. Buyi Li, Zhenhong Guan, Xinjia Yang, Wei David Wang, Wei Wang, Irshad Hussain, Kunpeng Song, Bien Tan and Tao Li. Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 2014, 2, 11930.
Metal Ions in the context of nanoparticles towards biological applications. Carolina Carrillo-Carrion, Moritz Nazarenus, Sara Sánchez Paradinas, Susana Carregal-Romero, Maria Jesus Almendral, Manuel Fuentes, Beatriz Pelaz, Pablo del Pino, Irshad Hussain, Martin Clift, Barbara Rothen-Rutishauser, Xing-Jie Liang and Wolfgang Parak. Current Opinion in Chemical Engineering, 2014, 4, 88.
Synthesis of cellulose-metal nanoparticle composites -Development and comparison of different protocols. Sumaira Ashraf, Saif-ur-Rehman, Falak Sher, Zafar M. Khalid, Mazhar Mahmood, and Irshad Hussain.* Cellulose, 2014, 21, 395 (Front cover art).
Synthesis of highly stable and water dispersible Ag44(SR)30 nanoclusters. Lina G. Abdulhalim, Sumaira Ashraf, Nuwan Kothalawala, Khabiboulakh Katsiev, Dalaver H. Anjum, Sikandar Abbas, Francesco Stellacci, Amala Dass, Irshad Hussain,* and Osman M. Bakr.* Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 2013, 01, 10148.
Highly water-soluble magnetic iron oxide (Fe3O4) nanoparticles for drug delivery: Enhanced in vitro therapeutic efficacy of doxorubicin and MION conjugates. Irfan Majeed, Qunwei Lu, Zhen Li, Irshad Hussain,* Muhammad Nawaz Tahir, Wolfgang Tremel, and Bien Tan.* Journal of Materials Chemistry B, 2013, 01, 2874.
Hydrogen storage and PL properties of novel Cd/CdO shelled hollow microspheres prepared under NH3 gas environment. Waheed S. Khan, Chuanbao Cao, Faheem K. Butt, Zulfiqar Ali, Zahid Usman, Ghulam Nabi, Ayesha Ihsan, Asma Rehman, Irshad Hussain, M. Tanveer, and Sajad Hussain. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 2013, 38, 2332.
Facile synthesis of metallized nanocontainers for the entrapment and controlled release of hydrophobic compounds. Ayesha Ihsan, Irshad Hussain,* Waheed S. Khan,* Asma Rehman, M.A. Ghauri, and Chuanbao Cao. Material Letters, 2013, 95, 78.
Protein-mediated synthesis, pH-induced reversible agglomeration, toxicity and cellular interaction of silver nanoparticles. Sumaira Ashraf, Azhar Zahoor Abbasi, Christian Pfeiffer, Syed Zajif Hussain, Zafar M. Khalid, Pilar Rivera Gil, Wolfgang J. Parak, and Irshad Hussain.* Colloids and Surfaces B – Biointerfaces, 2013, 102, 511.
Polyhexamethylene biguanide functionalized cationic silver nanoparticles for enhanced antimicrobial activity. Sumaira Ashraf, Nasrin Akhtar, Muhammad Afzal Ghauri, Muhammad Ibrahim Rajoka, Zafar M. Khalid, and Irshad Hussain.* Nanoscale Research Letters, 2012, 7, 267.
Facile and surfactant-free preparation of highly blue fluorescent gold nanoclusters in organic media. Xin Huang, Buyi Li, Luo Li, Hui Zhang, Irfan Majeed, Irshad Hussain* and Bien Tan.* Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 2012, 116, 448.
Control of surface tension at liquid-liquid interfaces using nanoparticles and nanoparticle-protein complexes. Subinoy Rana, Xi Yu, Debabrata Patra, Daniel F. Moyano, Oscar R. Miranda, Irshad Hussain and Vincent M. Rotello. Langmuir, 2012, 28, 2023.
Photoreductive synthesis of water-soluble fluorescent metal nanoclusters. Hui Zhang, Xin Huang, Luo Li, Gaowen Zhang, Irshad Hussain, Zhen Li, and Bien Tan. Chemical Communications, 2012, 48, 567.
Living fungal hyphae-templated porous gold microwires using nanoparticles as building blocks. Asma Rehman, M. Irfan Majeed, Ayesha Ihsan, Syed Zajif Hussain, Saif-ur-Rehman, M. Afzal Ghauri, Zafar M. Khalid and Irshad Hussain.* Journal of Nanoparticle Research, 2011, 13, 6747.
Carriers-mediated ferromagnetic enhancement in Al- doped ZnMnO dilute magnetic semiconductors. Murtaza Saleem, Saadat. A. Siddiqi, S. Atiq, M. Sabieh Anwar, Irshad Hussain and Shahzad Alam. Materials Characterization, 2011, 62, 1102.
Muskmelon (Cucumis melo) seed oil: A potential non-food oil source for biodiesel production. Umer Rashid, Hafiz Abdul Rehman, Irshad Hussain, Muhammad Ibrahim, and Muhammad Sajjad Haider. Energy, 2011, 36, 5632.
Facile preparation of size-controlled gold nanoparticles using versatile and end-functionalized thioether polymer ligands. Xin Huang, Buyi Li, Hui Zhang, Irshad Hussain, Liyun Liang and Bien Tan. Nanoscale, 2011, 3, 1600.
In-Situ growth of gold nanoparticles on latent fingerprints – From forensic applications to inkjet printed nanoparticle patterns. Irshad Hussain,* Syed Zajif Hussain, Habib-ur-Rehman, Ayesha Ihsan, Asma Rehman, Zafar M. Khalid, Mathias Brust and Andrew I. Cooper. Nanoscale, 2010, 2, 2575.
Emulsions-directed assembly of gold nanoparticles to molecularly-linked and size-controlled spherical aggregates. Irshad Hussain,* Haifei Zhang, Mathias Brust, Justas Barauskas, Andrew I. Cooper. Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 2010, 350, 368.
Synthesis and use of self-assembled rhamnolipid microtubules as template for gold nanoparticles assembly to form porous gold microstructures. Asma Rehman, Zulfiqar Ali Raza, Saif-ur-Rehman, Zafar M. Khalid, Chandramouleeswaran Subramani, Vincent M. Rotello and Irshad Hussain.* Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 2010, 347, 332.
Electron microscopy studies of the thermal stability of gold nanoparticle arrays. Roger Ristau, Ramchandra Tiruvalam, Patrick L. Clasen, Edward P. Gorskowski, Martin P. Harmer & Christopher J.Kiely, and Irshad Hussain & Mathias Brust. Gold Bulletin, 2009, 42, 133.
Controlled step growth of molecularly linked gold nanoparticles – from metallic monomers to dimers to polymeric nanoparticle chains. Irshad Hussain,* Mathias Brust, Justas Barauskas and Andrew I. Cooper. Langmuir, 2009, 25, 1934.
Freeze-align and heat-fuse: Microwires and networks from nanoparticle suspensions. Haifei Zhang, Jun-Young Lee, Adham Ahmed, Irshad Hussain, and Andrew I. Cooper. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2008, 47, 4573.
Paper and board mill effluent treatment with the combined biological–coagulation–filtration pilot scale reactor. Muhammad Afzal, Ghulam Shabir, Irshad Hussain, Zafar M. Khalid. Bioresource Technology, 2008, 99, 7383.
Site-specific ligation of DNA-modified gold nanoparticles activated by the restriction enzyme StyI. Antonios G. Kanaras, Zhenxin Wang, Irshad Hussain, Mathias Brust, Richard Cosstick, and Andrew D. Bates. Small, 2007, 1, 67.
Design of polymeric stabilizers for size-controlled synthesis of mono-disperse gold nanoparticles in water. Zhenxin Wang, Bien Tan, Irshad Hussain, Nicholas Schaeffer, Mark Wyatt, Mathias Brust and Andrew I. Cooper. Langmuir, 2007, 2, 885.
Formation of spherical nanostructures by controlled aggregation of gold colloids. Irshad Hussain,* Zhenxin Wang, Andrew I. Cooper and Mathias Brust. Langmuir, 2006, 22, 2941.
Synthesis of hierarchically porous inorganic–metal site-isolated nanocomposites. Haifei Zhang, Irshad Hussain, Mathias Brust, and Andrew I. Cooper. Chemical Communications, 2006, 24, 2539.
Aligned two and three-dimensional structures by directional freezing of polymers and nanoparticles. Haifei Zhang, Irshad Hussain, Mathias Brust, Micheal F. Butler, Steven P. Rannard and Andrew I. Cooper. Nature Materials, 2005, 4, 787.
A new Pt-Ru model system to study the bifunctional mechanism of electrocatalysis. Christina Roth, Adam J. Papworth, Irshad Hussain, Richard J. Nichols and David J. Schiffrin. Journal of Electro-analytical Chemistry, 2005, 581, 79.
Size-controlled synthesis of near-monodisperse gold nanoparticles in the 1-4 nm range using polymeric stabilizers. Irshad Hussain, Susan Graham, Zhenxin Wang, Bien Tan, Steven P. Rannard, David C. Sherrington, Andrew I. Cooper and Mathias Brust. Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2005, 127, 16398.
Emulsion-templated gold beads using gold nanoparticles as building blocks. Haifei Zhang, Irshad Hussain, Mathias Brust and Andrew I. Cooper. Advanced Materials, 2004, 16, 1, 27 (Front cover art).
Fullerene-linked Pt nanoparticle assemblies. Christina Roth, Irshad Hussain, Maryam Bayati, Richard J. Nichols and David J. Schiffrin. Chemical Communications, 2004, 1532.
Rational and combinatorial design of peptide capping ligands for gold nanoparticles. Raphael Levy, Nguyen T. K. Thanh, Christopher R. Doty, Irshad Hussain, Richard J. Nichols, David J. Schiffrin, Mathias Brust, and David G. Fernig. Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2004, 126, 10076.
Preparation of acrylate-stabilized gold and silver hydrosols and gold-polymer composite films. Irshad Hussain, Mathias Brust, Adam J. Papworth and Andrew I. Cooper. Langmuir, 2003, 19, 4831.