The 10 Most Cited Mirkin Scientific Papers

Mirkin, C. A.; Letsinger, R. L.; Mucic, R. C.; Storhoff, J. J.

“A DNA-Based Method for Rationally Assembling Nanoparticles into Macroscopic Materials,”

Nature, 1996, 382, 607-609.

6579 citations

Elghanian, R.; Storhoff, J. J.; Mucic, R. C.; Letsinger, R. L.; Mirkin, C. A.

“Selective Colorimetric Detection of Polynucleotides Based on the Distance-Dependent Optical Properties of Gold Nanoparticles,”

Science, 1997, 277, 1078- 1081.

4791 citations

Rosi, N. L.; Mirkin, C. A.

“Nanostructures in biodiagnostics,”

Chemical Reviews, 2005, 105, 1547-1562.

4736 citations

Piner, R. D.; Zhu, J.; Xu, F.; Hong, S.; Mirkin, C. A.

“Dip-Pen Nanolithography,”

Science, 1999, 283, 661- 663. 

3585 citations

Jin, R.; Cao, Mirkin, C. A.; Kelly, K. L.; Schatz, G. C; Zheng, J. G.

“Photoinduced Conversion of Silver Nanospheres to Nanoprisms,”

Science, 2001, 294, 1901- 1903.

3509 citations

Cao, Y. W. C.; Jin, R. C.; Mirkin, C. A.

“Nanoparticles with Raman spectroscopic fingerprints for DNA and RNA detection,”

Science, 2002, 297, 1536-1540. 

3222 citations

Taton, T. A.; Mirkin, C. A.; Letsinger, R. L.

“Scanometric DNA Array Detection with Nanoparticle Probes,”

Science, 2000, 289, 1757- 1760. 

2931 citations

Nam, J. M.; Thaxton, C. S.; Mirkin, C. A.

“Nanoparticle-Based Bio-Bar Codes for the Ultrasensitive Detection of Proteins,”

Science, 2003, 301, 1884-1886.

2594 citations

Storhoff, J. J.; Elghanian, R.; Mucic, R. C.; Mirkin, C. A.; Letsinger, R. L.

“One-Pot Colorimetric Differentiation of Polynucleotides with Single Base Imperfections Using Gold Nanoparticle Probes,”

JACS, 1998, 120, 1959- 1964.

2486 citations

Holliday, B. J.; Mirkin, C. A.

“Strategies for the Construction of Supramolecular Compounds Through Coordination Chemistry,”

Angewandte Chemie- International Edition, 2001, 11, 2022-2043.

1714 citations

Updated: January 2, 2019. Citations counts provided by Google Scholar.

Discoveries Featured In Science

Elghanian, R.; Storhoff, J. J.; Mucic, R. C.; Letsinger, R. L.; Mirkin, C. A. “Selective Colorimetric Detection of Polynucleotides Based on the Distance-Dependent Optical Properties of Gold Nanoparticles,” Science, 1997, 277, 1078-1081, doi: 10.1126/science.277.5329.1078.

Piner, R. D.; Xu, F.; Zhu, J.; Hong, S.; Mirkin, C. A. “Dip Pen Nanolithography,” Science, 1999, 283, 661-663, doi: 10.1126/science.283.5402.661.

Hong, S.; Zhu, J.; Mirkin, C. A. “Multiple Ink Nanolithography: Toward a Multiple-Pen Nano-plotter,” Science, 1999, 286, 523-525, doi: 10.1126/science.286.5439.523.

Mirkin, C. A. “Tweezers for the Nanotool Kit,” Science, 1999, 286, 2095- 2096, doi: 10.1126/science.286.5447.2095.

Hong, S. H.; Mirkin, C. A. “A Nanoplotter with Both Parallel and Serial Writing Capabilities,” Science, 2000, 288, 1808-1811, doi: 10.1126/science.288.5472.1808.

Taton, T. A.; Mirkin, C. A.; Letsinger, R. L. “Scanometric DNA Array Detection with Nanoparticle Probes,” Science, 2000, 289, 1757-1760, doi: 10.1126/science.289.5485.1757.

Jin, R.; Cao, Y.-W.; Mirkin, C. A.; Kelly, K. L.; Schatz, G. C.; and Zheng, J. “Photoinduced Conversion of Silver Nanospheres to Nanoprisms,” Science, 2001, 294, 1901-1903, doi: 10.1126/science.1066541.

Park, S.-J.; Taton, T. A.; Mirkin, C. A. “Array-Based Electrical Detection of DNA with Nanoparticle Probes,” Science, 2002, 295, 1503-1506, doi: 10.1126/science.1067003.

Lee, K. B.; Park, S.-J.; Mirkin, C. A.; Smith, J. C.; Mrksich, M. “Protein Nanoarrays Generated by Dip-Pen Nanolithography,” Science, 2002, 295, 1702-1705, doi: 10.1126/science.1067172.

Demers, L. M.; Ginger, D. S.; Park, S.-J.; Li, Z.; Chung, S.-W.; Mirkin, C. “Direct Patterning of Modified Oligonucleotides on Metals and Insulators by Dip-Pen Nanolithography,” Science, 2002, 296, 1836-1838, doi: 10.1126/science.1071480.

Cao, Y. W. C.; Jin, R. C.; Mirkin, C. A. “Nanoparticles with Raman Spectroscopic Fingerprints for DNA and RNA Detection,” Science, 2002, 297, 1536-1540, doi: 10.1126/science.297.5586.1536.

Nam, J.-M.; Thaxton, C. S.; Mirkin, C. A. “Nanoparticle-Based Bio-Bar Codes for the Ultrasensitive Detection of Proteins,” Science, 2003, 301, 1884-1886, doi: 10.1126/science.1088755.

Park, S.; Lim, J.–H.; Chung, S.W.; Mirkin, C.A. “Self-Assembly of Mesoscopic Metal-Polymer Amphiphiles,” Science, 2004, 303, 348-351, doi: 10.1126/science.1093276.

Liu, X. G.; Zhang, Y.; Goswami, D. K.; Okasinski, J. S.; Salaita, K. S.; Sun, P.; Bedzyk, M. J.; Mirkin, C. A. “The Controlled Evolution of a Polymer Single Crystal,” Science, 2005, 307, 1763-1766, doi: 10.1126/science.1109487.

Qin, L. D.; Park, S.; Huang, L.; Mirkin, C. A. “On-Wire Lithography (OWL),” Science, 2005, 309, 113-115, doi: 10.1126/science.1112666.

Rosi, N. L.; Giljohann, D. A.; Thaxton, C. S.; Lytton-Jean, A. K. R.; Han, M. S.; Mirkin, C. A. “Oligonucleotide-Modified Gold Nanoparticles for Intracellular Gene Regulation,” Science, 2006, 312, 1027-1030, doi: 10.1126/science.1125559.

Huo, F. W.; Zheng, Z. J.; Zheng, G. F; Giam, L. R.; Zhang, H.; Mirkin, C. A. “Polymer Pen Lithography,” Science, 2008, 321, 1658-1660, doi: 10.1126/science.1162193.

Yoon, H. J.; Kuwabara, J.; Kim, J.-H.; Mirkin, C. A. “Allosteric Supramolecular Triple-Layer Catalysts,” Science, 2010, 330, 66-69, doi: 10.1126/science.1193928.

Macfarlane, R.; Lee, B.; Jones, M.; Harris, N.; Schatz, G.; Mirkin, C. A. “Nanoparticle Superlattice Engineering with DNA,” Science, 2011, 334, 204-208, doi: 10.1126/science.1210493.

Langille, M. R.; Zheng, J.; Personick, M. L.; Mirkin, C. A. “Stepwise Evolution of Spherical Seeds into 20-Fold Twinned Icosahedra,” Science, 2012, 337, 954-957, doi: 10.1126/science.1225653.

Gates, Jr., S. J.; Mirkin, C. A. “Engage to Excel,” Science, 2012, 335, 1545, doi: 10.1126/science.1222058.

Macfarlane, R. J.; Jones, M. R.; Lee, B.; Auyeung, E.; Mirkin, C. A. “Topotactic Interconversion of Nanoparticle Superlattices,” Science, 2013, 341, 1222-1225, doi: 10.1126/science.1241402.

Jones, M. R.; Seeman, N. C.; Mirkin, C. A. “Programmable Materials and the Nature of the DNA Bond,” Science, 2015, 347, 1260901, doi: 1126/science.1260901.

Kim, Y.; Macfarlane, R. J.; Jones, M. R.; Mirkin, C. A. “Transmutable nanoparticles with reconfigurable surface ligands,” Science, 2016, 351, 579-582, doi: 10.1126/science.aad2212.

Chen, P. C.; Liu, X.; Hedrick, J. L.; Xie, Z.; Wang, S.; Lin, Q. Y.; Hersam, M. C.; Dravid, V. P.; Mirkin, C. A. “Polyelemental nanoparticle libraries,” Science, 2016, 352, 1565-1569, doi: 10.1126/science.aaf8402.

Lin, H.; Lee, S.; Sun, L.; Spellings, M.; Engel, M.; Glotzer, S. C.; Mirkin, C. A. “Clathrate Colloidal Crystals,” Science2017, 335, 931-935, doi: 10.1126/science.aal3919.

Lin, Q.-Y.; Mason, J. A.; Li, Z.; Zhou, W.; O’Brien, M. N.; Brown, K. A.; Jones, M. R.; Butun, S.; Lee, B.; Dravid, V. P.; Aydin, K.; Mirkin, C. A. “Building Superlattices from Individual Nanoparticles via Template-Confined DNA-mediated Assembly,” Science, 2018, 359, 669-672, doi: 10.1126/science.aaq0591.

Discoveries Featured In Nature

Mirkin, C. A.; Letsinger, R. L.; Mucic, R. C; Storhoff, J. J. “A DNA-based method for rationally assembling nanoparticles into macroscopic materials,” Nature, 1996, 382, 607-609, doi: 10.1038/382607a0.

Mirkin, C. A.; Taton, T.A. “Semiconductors Meet Biology,” Nature,2000, 405, 626-627, doi: 10.1038/35015190.

Taton, T. A.; Mirkin, C. A. “Haplotyping by Force,” Nature Biotechnology,2000, 18, 713, doi: 10.1038/77267.

Jin, R. C.; Cao, Y. C.; Hao, E. C.; Metraux, G. S.; Schatz, G. C.; Mirkin, C. A. “Controlling anisotropic nanoparticle growth through plasmon excitation,” Nature, 2003, 425, 487-490, doi: 10.1038/nature02020.

Thaxton, C. S.; Mirkin, C. A. “Plasmon Coupling Measures Up,” Nature Biotech, 2005, 23, 681-682, doi: 10.1038/nbt0605-681.

Oh, M.; Mirkin, C. A. “Chemically Tailorable Colloidal Particles From Infinite Coordination Polymers,” Nature, 2005, 438, 651-654, doi: 10.1038/nature04191.

Hill, H. D.; Mirkin, C. A. “The Bio-Barcode Assay for the Detection of Protein and Nucleic Acid Targets Utilizing Dithiothreitol Induced Ligand Exchange,” Nature Protocols, 2006, 1, 324-336, doi: 10.1038/nprot.2006.51.

Dipp, M.; Westphal, C.; Mirkin, C. A.; Baker, J.; Harper, T.; Harris, C. “Keeping It Real with Investors,” Nature Biotechnology, 2006, 24, 133-135, doi: 10.1038/bioent899.

Salaita, K.; Wang, Y. H.; Mirkin, C. A. “Applications of Dip-Pen Nanolithography,” Nature Nanotech., 2007, 2, 145-155, doi: 10.1038/nnano.2007.39.

Park, S. Y.; Lytton-Jean, A. K. R.; Lee, B.; Weigand, S.; Schatz, G. C.; Mirkin, C. A. “DNA-Programmable Nanoparticle Crystallization,” Nature, 2008, 451, 553-556, doi: 10.1038/nature06508.

Giljohann, D. A.; Mirkin, C. A. “Tiny Tiles, Tiny Targets,” Nature Biotechnol., 2008, 26, 299-300, doi: 10.1038/nbt0308-299.

Banholzer, M. J.; Qin, L. D.; Millstone, J. E.; Osberg, K. D.; Mirkin, C. A. “On-Wire Lithography: Synthesis, Encoding, and Biological Applications,” Nature Protocols, 2009, 4, 838-848, doi: 10.1038/nprot.2009.52, PMCID: PMC3918426.

Braunschweig, A. B.; Huo, F. W.; Mirkin, C. A. “Molecular Printing,” Nature Chem., 2009, 1, 353-358, doi: 10.1038/nchem.258, PMCID: PMC3936963.

Giljohann, D. A. and Mirkin, C. A. “Drivers of Biodiagnostic Development,” Nature, 2009, 462, 461-464, doi: 10.1038/nature08605, PMCID: PMC3936986.

Huo, F.; Zheng, G.; Liao, X.; Giam, L. R.; Chai, J.; Chen, X.; Shim, W.; Mirkin, C. A. “Beam Pen Lithography,” Nature Nanotechnol., 2010, 5, 637-640, doi: 10.1038/nnano.2010.161.

Jones, M. R.; Macfarlane, R. J.; Lee, B.; Zhang, J.; Young, K. L.; Senesi, A. J.; Mirkin, C. A. “DNA-Nanoparticle Superlattices Formed From Anisotropic Building Blocks,” Nature Mater., 2010, 9, 913-917, doi: 10.1038/nmat2870.

Shim, W.; Braunschweig, A. B.; Liao, X.; Chai, J.; Lim, J. K.; Zheng, G.; Mirkin, C. A. “Hard-Tip, Soft-Spring Lithography,” Nature, 2011, 469, 516-520, doi: 10.1038/nature09697.

Spokoyny, A. M.; Machan, C. W.; Clingerman, D. J.; Rosen, M. S.; Wiester, M. J.; Kennedy, R. D.; Stern, C. L.; Sarjeant, A. A.; Mirkin, C. A. “A Coordination Chemistry Dichotomy for Icosahedral Carborane-Based Ligands,” Nature Chem., 2011, 3, 590-596, doi: 10.1038/nchem.1088.

Huang, X.; Li, S. Z.; Huang, Y. Z.; Wu, S. X.; Zhou, X. Z.; Li, S. Z.; Gan, C. L.; Boey, F.; Mirkin, C. A.; Zhang, H. “Synthesis of Hexagonal Close-Packed Gold Nanostructures,” Nature Commun., 2011, 2, 292, doi: 10.1038/ncomms1291.

Jones, M. R.; Mirkin, C. A. “Self-Assembly Gets New Direction,” Nature, 2012, 491, 42-43, doi: 10.1038/491042a.

Auyeung, E.; Cutler, J. I.; Macfarlane, R. J.; Jones, M. R.; Wu, J.; Liu, G.; Zhang, K.; Osberg, K. D.; Mirkin, C. A. “Synthetically Programmable Nanoparticle Superlattices Using a Hollow Three-Dimensional Spacer Approach,” Nature Nanotech., 2012, 7, 24-28, doi: 10.1038/nnano.2011.222.

Zhang, C.; Macfarlane, R. J.; Young, K. L.; Choi, C. H. J.; Hao, L.; Auyeung, E.; Liu, G. Zhou, X.; Mirkin, C. A. “A General Approach to DNA-Programmable Atom Equivalents,” Nature Materials, 2013, 12, 741-746, doi: 10.1038/nmat3647.

Liao, X.; Brown, K. A.; Schmucker, A. L.; Liu, G.; He, S.; Shim, W.; Mirkin, C. A. “Desktop Nanofabrication with Massively Multiplexed Beam Pen Lithography,” Nature Comm., 2013, 4, 2103, doi: 10.1038/ncomms3103, PMCID: PMC3807695.

Liu, Z.; Frasconi, M.; Lei, J.; Brown, Z. J.; Zhu, Z.; Cao, D.; Iehl, J.; Liu, G.; Fahrenbach, A.; Botros, Y. Y.; Farha, O.; Hupp, J.; Mirkin, C. A.; Stoddart, J. F. “Selective isolation of gold facilitated by second-sphere coordination with α-cyclodextrin,” Nature Comm., 2013, 4, 1855, doi: 10.1038/ncomms2891, PMCID: PMC3674257.

Eichelsdoerfer, D.J.; Liao, X.; Cabezas, M.D.; Morris, W.; Radha, B.; Brown, K.A.; Giam, L.R.; Braunschweig, A.B.; Mirkin, C.A. “Large-Area Molecular Patterning with Polymer Pen Lithography,” Nature Protocols, 2013, 8, 2548-2560, doi: 10.1038/nprot.2013.159.

Auyeung, E.; Li, T.I.N.G; Senesi, A.J.; Schmucker, A.L.; Pals, B.C.; Olvera de la Cruz, M.; Mirkin, C.A. “DNA-mediated nanoparticle crystallization into Wulff polyhedra,” Nature, 2014, 505, 73-77, doi: 10.1038/nature12739.

Kelley, S. O.; Mirkin, C. A.; Walt, D. R.; Ismagilov, R. F.; Toner, M.; Sargent, E. H. “Advancing the Speed, Sensitivity and Accuracy of Biomolecular Detection using Multi-Length-Scale Engineering,” Nature Nanotechnology, 2014, 9, 969-980, doi: 10.1038/nnano.2014.261, PMCID: PMC4472305.

Lifschitz, A. M.; Young, R. M.; Mendez-Arroyo, J.; Stern, C. L.; McGuirk, C. M.; Wasielewski, M. R.; Mirkin, C. A. “An Allosteric Photoredox Catalyst Inspired by Photosynthetic Machinery,” Nature Communications, 2015, 6, 6541, doi:10.1038/ncomms7541, PMCID: PMC4389231.

Ozel, T.; Bourret, G. R.; Mirkin, C. A. “Coaxial Lithography,” Nature Nanotechnology, 2015, 10, 319-324, doi: 10.1038/nnano.2015.33.

O’Brien, M. N.; Jones, M. R.; Lee, B.; Mirkin, C. A. “Anisotropic Nanoparticle Complementarity in DNA-Mediated Cocrystallization,” Nature Materials, 2015, 14, 833-839 doi: 10.1038/nmat4293.

Ross, M. R.; Ku, J. C.; Vaccarezza, V. M.; Schatz, G. C.; Mirkin, C. A. “Nanoscale Form Dictates Mesoscale Function in Plasmonic DNA-nanoparticle Superlattices,” Nature Nanotechnology, 2015, 10, 453-458, doi: 10.1038/nnano.2015.68.

Padmos, J. D.; Personick, M.; Tang, Q.; Duchesne, P.; Jiang, D.; Mirkin, C. A.; Zhang, P. “The Surface Structure of Silver-coated Gold Nanocrystals and Its Influence on Shape Control,” Nature Comm., 2015, 6, 7664, doi: 10.1038/ncomms8664, PMCID: PMC4510708.

Brown, K. A.; He, S.; Eichelsdoerfer, D. J.; Huang, M.; Levy, I.; Lee, H.; Ryu, S.; Irvin, P.; Mendez-Arroyo, J.; Eom, C.-B.; Mirkin, C. A.; Levy, J. “Giant Conductivity Switching of LaAIO3/SrTiO3 Heterointerfaces Governed By Surface Protonation,” Nature Communications, 2016, 7, doi: 10.1038/ncomms10681.

Seo, S. E.; Girard, M.; Olvera de la Cruz, O.: Mirkin C. A. “Non-equilibrium Anisotropic Colloidal Crystal Growth With DNA,” Nature Communications, 2018, 9, 4558, doi: 10.1038/s41467-018-06982-9.

Yeo, D.; Wiraja, C.; Paller, A. S.; Mirkin, C. A.; Xu, C. “Abnormal scar identification with spherical-nucleic-acid technology,” Nature Biomedical Engineering, 2018, 2, 227-238, doi: 10.1038/s41551-018-0218x.

Mirkin, C. A.; Petrosko, S. H. “DNA Enters a New Phase,” Nature Nanotechnology (News and Views), 2018, 13, 624-625, doi: 10.1038/s41565-018-0229-5.

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