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Chronologically

  1. “Quartz crystal microbalance assay of clinical calcinosis samples and their synthetic models differentiates the efficacy of chelation-based treatments.” F. Fei, A. Gallas, Y.-C. Chang, Y. Rao, A.C. Hunter, R.E.P. Winpenny, A.L. Herrick, N.P. Lockyer and C.F. Blanford ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 9(33) 27544–27552 (2017). [Link to article]
  2. “Bioinspired electrocatalysts for oxygen reduction using recombinant silk films.” T.D. Rapson, R. Kusuoka, J. Butcher, M. Musameh, C.J. Dunn, J.S. Church, A.C. Warden, C.F. Blanford, N. Nakamurab and T.D. Sutherland Journal of Materials Chemistry A 5(21) 10236–10243 (2017). [Link to article]
  3. “A sensitivity metric and software to guide the analysis of soft films measured by a quartz crystal microbalance.” T.P. McNamara and C.F. Blanford Analyst 141(10) 2911–2919 (2016). [Link to article] [Link to MATLAB code]
  4. “Optimizing the mass-specific activity of bilirubin oxidase adlayers through combined electrochemical quartz crystal microbalance and dual polarization interferometry analyses.” T. McArdle, T.P. McNamara, F. Fei, K. Singh and C.F. Blanford ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces 7(45) 25270–25280 (2015). [Link to article]
  5. “Surface characterization and in situ protein adsorption studies on carbene-modified polymers.” G.W. Nelson, E.M. Parker, K. Singh, C.F. Blanford, M.G. Moloney, and J.S. Foord. Langmuir 31(40) 11086–11096 (2015). [Link to article]
  6. “Electrochemical quartz crystal microbalance with dissipation monitoring: A technique to optimize enzyme use in bioelectrocatalysis.” K. Singh and C.F. Blanford. ChemCatChem 6(4) 921–929 (2014). [Link to article]
  7. “The birth of protein electrochemistry.” C.F. Blanford. Chemical Communications 49(95) 11130–11132 (2013). [Link to article]
  8. “Sources of activity loss in the fuel cell enzyme bilirubin oxidase.” K. Singh, T. McArdle, P.R. Sullivan and C.F. Blanford. Energy & Environmental Science 6(8) 2460–2464 (2013). [Link to article]
  9. “Structural changes caused by radiation-induced reduction and radiolysis: the effect of X-ray absorbed dose in a fungal multicopper oxidase.” E. De la Mora, J.E. Lovett, C.F. Blanford, E.F. Garman, B. Valderrama and E. Rudiño-Piñera Acta Crystallographica Section D 68(5) 564–577 (2012). [Link to article] [Download PDB file for 4a2d, 4a2e, 4a2f, 4a2g, 4a2h]
  10. “Developing the mechanism of dioxygen reduction catalyzed by multicopper oxidases using protein film electrochemistry.” J.A. Cracknell and C.F. Blanford. Chemical Science 3(5) 1567–1581 (2012). [Link to article]
  11. “Bilirubin oxidase from Myrothecium verrucaria: X-ray determination of the complete crystal structure and a rational surface modification for enhanced electrocatalytic O2 reduction.” J.A. Cracknell, T.P. McNamara, E.D. Lowe and C.F. Blanford. Dalton Transactions 40(25), 6668–6675 (2011). [Link to article] [Download PDB file for 2XLL]
  12. “The control of shrinkage and thermal instability in SU-8 photoresists for holographic lithography.” R.G. Denning, C.F. Blanford, H. Urban, H. Bharaj, D.N. Sharp and A.J. Turberfield. Advanced Functional Materials 21(9), 1593–1601 (2011). [Link to article]
  13. “Structural basis for the properties of two single-site proline mutants of CYP102A1 (P450BM3).” C.J.C. Whitehouse, W. Yang, J.A. Yorke, B.C. Rowlatt, A.J.F. Strong, C.F. Blanford, S.G. Bell, M. Bartlam, L.L. Wong and Z.H. Rao. ChemBioChem 11(18), 2549–2556 (2010). [Link to article]
  14. “Mechanistic studies of the ‘blue’ Cu enzyme, bilirubin oxidase, as a highly efficient electrocatalyst for the oxygen reduction reaction.” L. dos Santos, V. Climent, C.F. Blanford and F.A. Armstrong. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 12(42), 13962–13974 (2010). [Link to article]
  15. “Designer laccases: a vogue for high-potential fungal enzymes?” C.J. Rodgers, C.F. Blanford, S.R. Giddens, P. Skamnioti, F.A. Armstrong and S.J. Gurr. Trends in Biotechnology 28(2), 63–72 (2010). [Link to article]
  16. “A highly active single-mutation variant of P450BM3 (CYP102A1).” C.J.C. Whitehouse, S.G. Bell, W. Yang, J.A. Yorke, C.F. Blanford, A.J.F. Strong, E.J. Morse, M. Bartlam, Z.H. Rao and L.L. Wong. ChemBioChem 10(10), 1654–1656 (2009). [Link to article]
  17. “Efficient electrocatalytic oxygen reduction by the ‘blue’ copper oxidase, laccase, directly attached to chemically modified carbons.” C.F. Blanford, C.E. Foster, R.S. Heath and F.A. Armstrong. Faraday Discussions 140, 319–335 (2009). [Link to article]
  18. “In situ high-temperature electron microscopy of 3DOM cobalt, iron oxide, and nickel.” C.F. Blanford, C.B. Carter and A. Stein. Journal of Materials Science 43(10), 3539–3552 (2008). [Link to article]
  19. “Enzymatic catalysis on conducting graphite particles.” K.A. Vincent, X. Li, C.F. Blanford, N.A. Belsey, J.H. Weiner and F.A. Armstrong. Nature Chemical Biology 3(12), 760–761 (2007). [Link to article]
  20. “A stable electrode for high-potential, electrocatalytic O2 reduction based on rational attachment of a blue copper oxidase to a graphite surface.” C.F. Blanford, R.S. Heath and F.A. Armstrong. Chemical Communications (17), 1710–1712 (2007). [Link to article]
  21. “Three-dimensional optical lithography for photonic microstructures.” J. Scrimgeour, D.N. Sharp, C.F. Blanford, O.M. Roche, R.G. Denning and A.J. Turberfield. Advanced Materials 18(12), 1557–1560 (2006). [Link to article]
  22. “The pyrolytic graphite surface as an enzyme substrate: microscopic and spectroscopic studies.” C.F. Blanford and F.A. Armstrong. Journal of Solid State Electrochemistry 10(10), 826–832 (2006). [Link to article]
  23. “Holographic fabrication of photonic crystals.” D.N. Sharp, E.R. Dedman, J. Scrimgeour, O.M. Roche, C.F. Blanford, J.C. Saunders, R.G. Denning and A.J. Turberfield. Micromachining Technology for Micro-Optics and Nano-Optics III 5720, 1–8 (2005). [Link to article]
  24. “Photonic crystals with a chiral basis by holographic lithography.” E.R. Dedman, D.N. Sharp and A.J. Turberfield, C.F. Blanford and R.G. Denning. Photonics and Nanostructures–Fundamentals and Applications 3(2–3), 79–83 (2005). [Link to article]
  25. “A method for determining void arrangements in inverse opals.” C.F. Blanford, C.B. Carter and A. Stein. Journal of Microscopy-Oxford 216, 263-287 (2004). [Link to article]
  26. “Sol-gel organic-inorganic composites for 3-D holographic lithography of photonic crystals with submicron periodicity.” K. Saravanamuttu, C.F. Blanford, D.N. Sharp, E.R. Dedman, A.J. Turberfield and R.G. Denning. Chemistry of Materials 15(12), 2301–2304 (2003). [Link to article]
  27. “Electron radiation damage of MCM-41 and related materials.” C.F. Blanford and C.B. Carter. Microscopy and Microanalysis 9(3), 245–263 (2003). [Link to article]
  28. “Optical properties of inverse opal photonic crystals.” R.C. Schroden, M. Al-Daous, C.F. Blanford and A. Stein. Chemistry of Materials 14(8), 3305–3315 (2002). [Link to article]
  29. “Influence of processing conditions on structures of 3D ordered macroporous metals prepared by colloidal crystal templating.” H.W. Yang, C.F. Blanford, J.C. Lytle, C.B. Carter, W.H. Smyrl and A. Stein. Chemistry of Materials 13(11), 4314–4321 (2001). [Link to article]
  30. In vitro hydroxycarbonate apatite mineralization of CaO-SiO2 sol-gel glasses with a three-dimensionally ordered macroporous structure.” H.W. Yan, K. Zhang, C.F. Blanford, L.F. Francis and A. Stein. Chemistry of Materials 13(4), 1374–1382 (2001). [Link to article]
  31. “Direct synthesis of ordered macroporous silica materials functionalized with polyoxometalate clusters.” R.C. Schroden, C.F. Blanford, B.J. Melde, B.J.S. Johnson and A. Stein. Chemistry of Materials 13(3), 1074–1081 (2001). [Link to article]
  32. “Gems of chemistry and physics: Macroporous metal oxides with 3D order.” C.F. Blanford, H.W. Yan, R.C. Schroden, M. Al-Daous and A. Stein. Advanced Materials 13(6), 401–407 (2001). [Link to article]
  33. “Tuning solvent-dependent color changes of three-dimensionally ordered macroporous (3DOM) materials through compositional and geometric modifications.” C.F. Blanford, R.C. Schroden, M. Al-Daous and A. Stein. Advanced Materials 13(1), 26–29 (2001). [Link to article]
  34. “Preparation and structure of 3D ordered macroporous alloys by PMMA colloidal crystal templating.” H.W. Yan, C.F. Blanford, W.H. Smyrl and A. Stein. Chemical Communications (16), 1477–1478 (2000). [Link to article]
  35. “General synthesis of periodic macroporous solids by templated salt precipitation and chemical conversion.” H.W. Yan, C.F. Blanford, B.T. Holland, W.H. Smyrl and A. Stein. Chemistry of Materials 12(4), 1134–1141 (2000). [Link to article]
  36. “Synthesis, characterization, and ion-exchange properties of zinc and magnesium manganese oxides confined within MCM-41 channels.” B.J. Aronson, C.F. Blanford and A. Stein. Journal of Physical Chemistry B 104(3), 449–459 (2000). [Link to article]
  37. “A chemical synthesis of periodic macroporous NiO and metallic Ni.” H.W. Yan, C.F. Blanford, B.T. Holland, M. Parent, W.H. Smyrl and A. Stein. Advanced Materials 11(12), 1003–1006 (1999). [Link to article]
  38. “Mesoporous sieves with unified hybrid inorganic/organic frameworks.” B.J. Melde, B.T. Holland, C.F. Blanford and A. Stein. Chemistry of Materials 11(11), 3302–3308 (1999). [Link to article]
  39. “Synthesis of highly ordered, three-dimensional, macroporous structures of amorphous or crystalline inorganic oxides, phosphates, and hybrid composites.” B.T. Holland, C.F. Blanford, T. Do and A. Stein. Chemistry of Materials 11(3), 795–805 (1999). [Link to article]
  40. “Preparation and characterization of supported bimetallic Pt-Au particle catalysts from molecular cluster and chloride salt precursors.” B.D. Chandler, A.B. Schabel, C.F. Blanford and L.H. Pignolet. Journal of Catalysis 187(2), 367-384 (1999). [Link to article]
  41. “Synthesis of highly ordered macroporous minerals: Extension of the synthetic method to other metal oxides and organic-inorganic composites.” C.F. Blanford, T.N. Do, B.T. Holland and A. Stein. In Mater. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. Vol. 549. P.W. Lednor, D.A. Nagaki and L.T. Thompson, eds. Materials Research Society: Warrendale, PA. pp. 61–66 (1999). [Link to article]
  42. “Synthesis of ordered microporous silicates with organosulfur surface groups and their applications as solid acid catalysts.” M.H. Lim, C.F. Blanford and A. Stein. Chemistry of Materials 10(2), 467–470 (1998). [Link to article]
  43. “Synthesis of macroporous minerals with highly ordered three-dimensional arrays of spheroidal voids.” B.T. Holland, C.F. Blanford and A. Stein. Science 281(5376), 538–540 (1998). [Link to article]
  44. “Synthesis and characterization of a reactive vinyl-functionalized MCM-41: Probing the internal pore structure by a bromination reaction.” M.H. Lim, C.F. Blanford and A. Stein. Journal of the American Chemical Society 119(17), 4090–4091 (1997). [Link to article]
  45. “Synthesis of ordered aluminophosphate and galloaluminophosphate mesoporous materials with anion-exchange properties utilizing polyoxometalate cluster/surfactant salts as precursors.” B.T. Holland, P.K. Isbester, C.F. Blanford, E.J. Munson and A. Stein. Journal of the American Chemical Society 119(29), 6796–6803 (1997). [Link to article]
  46. “Solution-phase grafting of titanium dioxide onto the pore surface of mesoporous silicates: Synthesis and structural characterization.” B.J. Aronson, C.F. Blanford and A. Stein. Chemistry of Materials 9(12), 2842–2851 (1997). [Link to article]

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