Peer-Reviewed Journal Papers and Book Chapters


1. Bo Liang, Shu Zhang, Qiaolin Lang, Jianxia Song, Lihui Han, and Aihua Liu∗, Amperometric L-glutamate biosensor based on bacterial cell-surface displayed glutamate dehydrogenase, Analytica Chimica Acta, 2015, 884, 83–89. Link

2.Chuantao Hou, Shuqin Fan, Qiaolin Lang, and Aihua Liu*, Biofuel cell based self-powered sensing platform for L-cysteine detection, Analytical Chemistry 2015, 87, 3382−3387. Link

3. Jianxia Song , Bo Liang , Dongfei Han, Xiangjiang Tang, Qiaolin Lang, Ruirui Feng , Lihui Han*, and Aihua Liu*, Bacterial cell-surface displaying of thermo-tolerant glutamate dehydrogenase and its application in L-glutamate assay, Enzyme and Microbial Technology 2015, 70, 72-78. Link

4. Shu Zhang, Lei Han, Chuantao Hou, Cuncheng Li, Qiaolin Lang, Lihui Han*, Aihua Liu*, Novel glucose sensor with Au@Ag heterogeneous nanorods based on electrocatalytic reduction of hydrogen peroxide at negative potential, Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry 2015, 742, 84-89. Link

5. Lei Han, Dapeng Yang*, and Aihua Liu*, Leaf-templated synthesis of 3D hierarchical porous cobalt oxide nanostructure as direct electrochemical biosensing interface with enhanced electrocatalysis, Biosensors and Bioelectronics 2015, 63, 145–152. Link

6. Shuqin Fan, Chuantao Hou, Bo Liang, Ruirui Feng, and Aihua Liu*, Microbial surface displayed enzymes based biofuel cell utilizing degradation products of lignocellulosic biomass for direct electrical energy, Bioresource Technology 2015, 192, 821-825. Link

7. Lei Han, Lingxing Zeng, Mingdeng Wei*, ChangMing Li, and Aihua Liu*, V2O3-Ordered Mesoporous Carbon Composite with Novel Peroxidase-Like Activity towards Glucose Colorimetric Assay, Nanoscale 2015, 7, 11678 - 11685. Link

8. Lei Han, Cuncheng Li, Tao Zhang, Qiaolin Lang, and Aihua Liu*, Au@Ag Heterogeneous Nanorods as Nanozyme Interfaces with Peroxidase-Like Activity and Their Application for One-Pot Analysis of Glucose at Nearly Neutral pH, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 2015, in press, DOI: 10.1021/acsami.5b03591. Link

9. Hongwei Wang, Qiaolin Lang, Bo Liang, and Aihua Liu*, Electrochemical Glucose Biosensor Based on Glucose Oxidase Displayed on Yeast Surface, In "Yeast Surface Display: Methods, Protocols and Applications", Edited by Bin Liu, Human Press, Springer, Germany, 2015, pp233-244. (Invited contribution)


1. Fei Wang, Pei Liu, Lin Sun, Cuncheng Li*, Valery A. Petrenko*, and Aihua Liu*, Bio-mimetic Nanostructure Self-assembled from Au@Ag Heterogeneous Nanorods and Phage Fusion Proteins for Targeted Tumor Optical Detection and Photothermal Therapy, Scientific Reports 2014, 4, 6808. Link

2. Lei Han, Shu Zhang, Lihui Han, DaPeng Yang, Chuantao Hou, Aihua Liu*, Porous gold cluster film prepared from Au@BSA microspheres for electrochemical nonenzymatic glucose sensor, Electrochimica Acta 2014, 83, 109-114. Link

3.  Long Yin, Yuzi Luo, Bo Liang, Fei Wang, Min Du, Valery A. Petrenko*, Hua-Ji Qiu*, and Aihua Liu*, Specific ligands for classical swine fever virus screened from landscape phage  display library, Antiviral Research 2014, 109, 68-71. Link

4. Huan Qi, Fei Wang, Valery A. Petrenko, and Aihua Liu*, Peptide Microarray with Ligands at High Density Based on Symmetrical Carrier Landscape Phage for Detection of Cellulase, Analytical Chemistry 2014, 86, 5844–5850.Link

5. Chuantao Hou, Dapeng Yang, Bo Liang, and Aihua Liu*, Enhanced Performance of Glucose/O2 Biofuel Cell Assembled with Laccase-Covalently Immobilized Three-Dimensional Macroporous Gold Film Based Biocathode and Bacterial Surface Displayed Glucose Dehydrogenase Based Bioanode, Analytical Chemistry 2014, 86, 6057–6063. Link

6. Xiangjiang Tang, Tingting Zhang, Bo Liang, Dongfei Han, Lingxing Zeng, Cheng Zheng, Tie Li, Mingdeng Wei, and Aihua Liu*, Sensitive electrochemical microbial biosensor for p-nitrophenylorganophosphates based on electrode modified with cell surface-displayed organophosphorus hydrolase and ordered mesopore carbons, Biosensors and Bioelectronics 2014, 60, 137-142. Link

7. Tingting Zhang, Lingxing Zeng, Lei Han, Tie Li*, Cheng Zheng, Mingdeng Wei, and Aihua Liu*, Ultrasensitive Electrochemical Sensor for p-Nitrophenyl Organophosphates Based on Ordered Mesoporous Carbons at Low Potential without Deoxygenization, Analytica Chimica Acta 2014, 822, 23–29. Link

8. Qiaolin Lang, Fei Wang, Long Yin, Mingjun Liu, Valery A. Petrenko, and Aihua Liu*, Specific probe selection from landscape phage display library and its application in enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay of free prostate-specific antigen, Analytical Chemistry 2014, 86, 2767-2774. Link

9. Xiangjiang Tang, Bo Liang, Tuyong Yi*, Giuseppe Manco, Ilaria Palchetti, and Aihua Liu*, Cell surface display of organophosphorus hydrolase for sensitive spectrophotometric detection of p-nitrophenol substituted organophosphates, Enzyme and Microbial Technology, 2014, 55, 107-112. Link

10. Tingting Zhang, Qiaolin Lang, Lingxing Zeng, Tie Li, Mingdeng Wei*, and Aihua Liu*, Substituent effect on the oxidation peak potentials of phenol derivatives at ordered mesoporous carbons modified electrode and its application in determination of acidity coefficients (pKa), Electrochimica Acta, 2014, 115, 283–289. Link

11. Qiaolin Lang, Long Yin, Jianguo Shi, Liang Li, Lin Xia, and Aihua Liu*, Co-immobilization of glucoamylase and glucose oxidase for electrochemical sequential enzyme electrode for starch biosensor and biofuel cell, Biosensors and Bioelectronics, 2014, 51, 158-163. Link


1. Bo Liang, Qiaolin Lang, Xiangjiang Tang, and Aihua Liu*, Simultaneously improving stability and specificity of cell surface displayed glucose dehydrogenase mutants to construct whole-cell biocatalyst for glucose biosensor application, Bioresource Technology 2013, 147, 492–498. Link

2. Hongwei Wang, Qiaolin Lang, Liang Li, Bo Liang, Xiangjiang Tang, Lingrang Kong, Marco Mascini, Aihua Liu*, Yeast surface displaying glucose oxidase as whole-cell biocatalyst: Construction, characterization and its electrochemical glucose sensing application, Analytical Chemistry 2013, 85, 6107–6112 . Link

3. Miaosi Li, Junfei Tian, Lizi Li, Aihua Liu, Wei Shen, Charge transport between liquid marbles, Chemical Engineering Science 2013, 97, 337-343. Link

4. Tingting Zhang, Qiaolin Lang, Dapeng Yang, Liang Li, Lingxing Zeng, Cheng Zheng, Tie Li*, Mingdeng Wei*, and Aihua Liu* Simultaneous voltammetric determination of nitrophenol isomers at ordered mesoporous carbon modified electrode, Electrochimica Acta 2013, 106, 127-134. Link

5. Bo Liang, Liang Li, XiangJiang Tang, Qiaolin Lang, Hongwei Wang, Feng Li, Jianguo Shi, Wei Shen, Ilaria Palchetti, Marco Mascini, and Aihua Liu*, Microbial surface display of glucose dehydrogenase for amperometric D-glucose biosensor, Biosensors and Bioelectronics 2013, 45, 19-24. Link

6. Lin Xia, Bo Liang, Liang Li, Xiangjiang Tang, Ilaria Palchetti, Marco Mascini , and Aihua Liu*, Direct energy conversion from xylose using xylose dehydrogenase surface displayed bacteria based enzymatic biofuel cell, Biosensors & Bioelectronics 2013, 44, 160-163. Link

7. Liang Li, Bo Liang, Feng Li*, Jianguo Shi, Marco Mascini, Qiaolin Lang, and Aihua Liu*, Co-immobilization of glucose oxidase and xylose dehydrogenase displayed whole cell on multiwalled carbon nanotube nanocomposite films modified electrode for simultaneous voltammetric detection of D-glucose and D-xylose, Biosensors & Bioelectronics 2013, 42, 156-162. Link

8. Huan Qi, Fali Bai, and Aihua Liu*, Purification and characteristics of xyloglucanase and five other cellulolytic enzymes from Trichoderma reesei QM9414, Biochemistry (MOSCOW), 2013, 78, 424-430. Link

9. Aihua Liu* and Huajun Qiu, Applications of Carbon Nanotubes for Biosensing and Nanomedicine, In 'Graphene, Carbon Nanotubes, and Nanostructures: Techniques and Applications', Edited by James Morris and Kris Iniewski, CRC Press, USA, 2013, pp.169-210.(Invited contribution)


1. Huan Qi, Haiqin Lu, Hua-ji Qiu, Valery A Petrenko*, and Aihua Liu*, Phagemid vectors for phage display: Properties, characteristics and construction, Journal of Molecular Biology 2012, 417, 129-143. Pubmed

2. HongWei Wang, SunGu Hwang, Thirupathi Karuppanapandian, Aihua Liu, Wook Kim and Cheol Seong Jang, Insight into the molecular evolutionof non-specific lipid transfer proteins via comparative analysis between rice and sorghum, DNA Research 2012, 19, 179-194. Link

3. Liang Li, Bo Liang, Jianguo Shi, Feng Li, Marco Mascini*, and Aihua Liu*, A selective and sensitive D-xylose electrochemical biosensor based on xylose dehydrogenase displayed on the surface of bacteria and multi-walled carbon nanotubes modified electrode, Biosensors and Bioelectronics 2012, 33, 100-105. Link

4. Bo Liang, Liang Li, Marco Mascin*, and Aihua Liu*, Construction of xylose dehydrogenase displayed on the surface of bacteria using Ice nucleation protein for sensitive D-xylose detection, Analytical Chemistry 2012, 84, 275-282. Link



1. Aihua Liu*, Liyou Wu, Zhili He, and Jizhong Zhou*, Development of highly fluorescent silica nanoparticles chemically doped with organic dye for sensitive DNA microarray detection, Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry 2011, 401, 2003-2011.Pubmed

2. Aihua Liu, Qitao Zhao, D. M. Milan Krishantha, and Xiyun Guan, Unzipping of double-stranded DNA in engineered α-hemolysin pores, The Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters 2011, 2, 1372-1376.Pubmed

3. Aihua Liu, Haoran Geng, Caixia Xu, and Huajun Qiu, A three-dimensional hierarchical nanoporous PdCu alloy for enhanced electrocatalysis and biosensing, Analytica Chimica Acta 2011, 703, 172-178.Pubmed

4. Caixia Xu, Yunqing Liu, Fa Su, Aihua Liu, and Huajun Qiu, Nanoporous PtAg and PtCu alloys with hollow ligaments for enhanced electrocatalysis and glucose biosensing, Biosensors & Bioelectronics 2011, 27, 160-166. Link

5. Caixia Xu, Aihua Liu, Huajun Qiu, and Yunqing Liu, Nanoporous PdCu alloy with enhanced electrocatalytic performance, Electrochemistry Communications 2011, 13, 766-769. Link


1.  Aihua Liu, Qitao Zhao, and Xiyun Guan, Stochastic nanopore sensors for the detection of terrorist agents: current status and challenges, Analytica Chimica Acta 2010, 675, 106–115. Pubmed

2. Aihua Liu*, One-dimensional nanostructures-enabled chemical sensing, In ‘Nanoelectronics: Nanowires, Molecular Electronics, and Nano-devices’, Edited by Kris Iniewski, McGraw Hill Publisher, USA, 2010, pp.161-201. (Invited contribution)