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Zong-Wan Mao

CURRICULUM VITAE

Zong-Wan Mao


School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering Sun Yat-sen University

135 Xin Gang West Road, Guangzhou 510275, China.

Phone: +86-20-84113788                                          Email:cesmzw@mail.sysu.edu.cn


EDUCATION

  1994   Ph.D. Nanjing University

  1991   M.S. Nanjing University

  1982   B.S. Sichuan University

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  2010-Present  The dean of School of Chemistry & Chemical Engineering

  2004         Professor, Sun Yat-sen University

  1999         Associate Professor, Sun Yat-sen University

  1997-1998    Alexander von Humboldt Fellow, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, German

  1994-1996    Post-doctoral Fellow, School of Chemistry & Chemical Engineering, Sun Yat-sen University

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  1. Recognition and interaction of biomacromolecules with metal complexes

  2. Design of inorg-organic hybrid nanomaterials as siRNA deliver

  3. Construction of metalloenzyme mimics with supramolecular scaffolds

ACADEMIC & SOCIAL EVENTS

  1. Ding Ying Professor of South China Agricultural University

  2. Director of Chinese Chemical Society and Inorganic Chemistry & Chemical Biology Committee member

  3. Vice Chairman of Guangdong Province Chemical Society

  4. J. Inorg. Biochem. Editorial Board

  5. International Advisory Committee, the International Symposium on Applied Bioinorganic Chemistry (Isabc)

ACADEMIC & TEACHING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

  1. National Natural Science Award - 2nd Prize (PI, 2012): Study on Chemical Mimicking of Metalloenzymes and Structure-Activity Relationship

  2. Guangdong Province Science and Technology Award - 1st Prize (PI, 2011): Structure, biological function and action mechanism of model compounds for metalloenzymes

  3. The 7th Guangdong Province Teaching Achievement Award - 2nd Prize (second PI, 2013): Strengthen the construction of experimental teaching, develop research and training, cultivate innovative talents of Chemistry

  4. The 6th Guangdong Province Teaching Achievement Award - 1st Prize (third PI, 2009): Construction and practice of the cultivation of innovative talents of Chemistry

  5. The 5th Guangdong Province Teaching Achievement Award - 1rd Prize (third PI, 2005): Innovation in the chemical education, research and practice of cultivating chemical talent

  6. The 5th Guangdong Province Teaching Achievement Award - 1st Prize (second PI, 2005): Stimulate students' interest in learning, train students' innovation ability

  7. The Ministry of Education Science and Technology Progress Award (invention) - 2nd Prize (eighth PI, 1999): Study the new process of engineering method for the production of zinc gluconate (magnesium, manganese, lactone)

PERSONAL HONOR

  1. "Hundreds of Guangdong outstanding talents"(2013)

  2. "University Famous Teacher of Guangdong Province"(2011)

  3. "Baogang Excellent Teacher Prize"(2010)

  4. "National Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars"(2007)

  5. "Guangdong Excellent Teacher Prize"(2007)

  6. "Sun Yat-sen University Xu Chongqing (principal) Teaching Award"(2007)

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCES

  1. The Chair of National Organizing Committee, The member of International Advisory Committee, The 12th International Symposium on Applied Bioinorganic Chemistry (ISABC12), December 3-6, 2013, Guangzhou, China.

  2. Invited lecture, "The studies of the interactions between metal complexes and DNA", The 12th International Symposium on Metal Ions in Biology and Medicine (SMIBM12), March 11-13, 2013, Punta del Este, Uruguay.

  3. Invited lecture, "Construction of Supramolecular Metalloenzyme Mimics", The 6th Asian Biological Inorganic Chemistry Conference (AsBIC IV), November 4-8, 2012, Hong Kong.

  4. The member of International Advisory Committee,The 11th ISABC International Symposium on Applied Bioinorganic Chemistry (Isabc11), December 2-5, 2011, Barcelona,  Spain.

  5. Invited lecture, "Supramolecular Metalloenzyme Models Constructed with Functional Cyclodextrin and Its Derivatives", The 2nd Asian Conference on Coordination Chemistry (ACCC2), November 1-4, 2009, Nanjing, China.

  6. Invited lecture, "Supramolecular Metalloenzyme Models Constructed with Functional Cyclodextrin and Its Derivatives", The 16th International Symposium of Pure and Applied Coordination Chemistry (SPACC16), October 28-29, 2009, Liaocheng, China.

  7. Oral & Session chair, "Design Of Metalloenzyme Models with Weak Interaction Function", The 10th International Symposium on Applied Bioinorganic Chemistry (ISABC10), September 25-28, 2009, Debrecen, Hungary.

  8. Invited lecture, "Bioinspired Metalloenzyme Models Constructed by Cyclodextrin Inclusion with Metal Complexes", The 4th Asian Biological Inorganic Chemistry Conference (AsBIC IV) , November 10-13, 2008, Jeju Island, Korea.

  9. Invited lecture, "New Approach for Constructing Highly Effective Mimics of Copper, Zinc-Superoxide Dismutase", The Third Asian Biological Inorganic Chemistry Conference (AsBIC-III), October 31-November 3, 2006, Nanjing, China.

  10.  Oral, "Model study for the bio-coordination sphere of active center in carbonic anhydrase and application into DNA cleavage study", The 11th International Conference on Biological Inorganic Chemistry, July 22-25, 2003, Cairns, Australia.

MONOGRAPHS & TEACHING MATERIALS

  1. Ji, L.-N.; Mao, Z.-W.; Huang, J.-W., "Introduction of Bioinorganic Chemistry" (Chinese), Science Press, 2010, ISBN 978-7-03-029000-7.

  2. Wang, J.-T.; Wang, Y.-J.; Hu, P.; Mao, Z.-W.*, "Structure and Activity of Some Bioinorganic Coordination Complexes", in "Design and Construction of Coordination Polymers", Chen, L and Hong, M.-C. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. June 2009, ISBN: 978-0-470-29450-5.

  3. Mao, Z.-W.; Tong, Y.-X., "Comprehensive Chemical Experiments" (Chinese), Science Press, 2010, ISBN 978-7-03-022045-5.

PUBLICATIONS

  112. Xu, C.-X.; Shen,Y.; Hu, Q.; Zheng, Y.-X.; Cao, Q.; Qin, P. Z.; Zhao, Y.; Ji, L.-N.; Mao, Z.-W.* “Stabilization of Human Telomeric G-Quadruplex and Inhibition of Telomerase Activity by Propeller-Shaped Trinuclear Pt(II) Complexes”. Chem. Asian J. 2014, In press.

  111. Shen, J.-L.; Wu, X.-Y.; Lee, Y.; Wolfram, J.; Yang, Z.-Z.; Mao, Z.-W.; Ferrari, M.; Shen, H.-F.* “Porous silicon microparticles for delivery of siRNA therapeutics”. Journal of Visualized Experiments 2014, Accepted.

  110. Li, Y; Liu, G.-F.*; Tan, C.-P.; Ji, L.-N.; Mao, Z.-W.* “Antitumor properties and mechanisms of mitochondria-targeted Ag(I) and Au(I) complexes containing N-heterocyclic carbenes derived from cyclophanes”. Metallomics 2014, DOI: 10.1039/c4mt00046c.

  109. Shen, J.-L.; Kim, H.-C.; Mu, C.-F.; Gentile, E.; Mai, J.; Wolfram, J.; Ji, L.-N.; Ferrari, M.; Mao, Z.-W.*; Shen, H.-F.* “Multifunctional Gold Nanorods for siRNA Gene Silencing and Photothermal Therapy”. Adv. Healthcare Mater. 2014, DOI: 10.1002/adhm.201400103.

  108. Tan, C.-P.; Lu, Y.-Y.; Ji, L.-N.; Mao, Z.-W.* “Metallomics insights into the programmed cell death induced by metal-based anticancer compounds”. Metallomics 2014, 6, 978-995. (Front Cover Article)

  107. Wei, W.; Liu, X.-Z.; Sun, P.-Q.; Wang, X.; Zhu, H.; Hong, M.; Mao, Z.-W.*; Zhao, J.* “Simple Whole-Cell Biodetection and Bioremediation of Heavy Metals Based on an Engineered Lead-Specific Operon”. Environ. Sci. Technol. 2014, 48, 3363-3371.

  106. Zhao, M.-X.; Zhao, M.; Zeng, E.-Z.; Li, Y.; Li, J.-M.; Cao, Q.; Tan, C.-P.; Ji, L.-N.; Mao, Z.-W.* “Enhanced anti-cancer efficacy to cancer cells by doxorubicin loaded water-soluble amino acid-modified β-cyclodextrin platinum complexes”. J. Inorg. Biochem. 2014, 137, 31-39.

  105. Chen, H.-Y.; Zhao, M.; Tan, J.-H.; Huang, Z.-S.; Liu, G.-F.; Ji, L.-N.; Mao, Z.-W.* “β-Biguanidinium-cyclodextrin: a supramolecular mimic of mitochondrial ADP/ATP carrier protein”. Tetrahedron 2014, 70, 2378-2382.

  104. Chen, H.-Y.; Zhao, M.; Li, Y.; Liu, G.-F.; Ji, L.-N.; Mao, Z.-W.* “An anthracene-modified b-cyclodextrin that distinguishes adenosine phosphates fluorescently”. Tetrahedron Lett. 2014, 55, 1802-1805.

  103. Shen, J.-L.; Kim, H.-C.; Su, H.; Wang, F.; Wolfram, J.; Kirui, D.; Mai, J.; Mu, C.-F.; Ji, L.-N.; Mao, Z.-W.*; Shen, H.-F.* “Cyclodextrin and Polyethylenimine Functionalized Mesoporous Silica Nanoparticles for Delivery of siRNA Cancer Therapeutics”. Theranostics 2014, 4(5), 487-497.

  102. Xiao, T.-B.; Li, L.-Y.; Lin, G.-L.; Wang, Q.-L.; Zhang, P.; Mao, Z.-W.*, Zhou, L.* “Synthesis of 6-substituted phenanthridines by metal-free, visible-light induced aerobic oxidative cyclization of 2-isocyanobiphenyls with hydrazines”. Green Chem. 2014, 16, 2418-2421.

  101. He, L.; Liao, S.-Y.; Tan, C.-P.*; Lu, Y.-Y.; Xu, C.-X.; Ji, L.-N.; Mao, Z.-W.* “Cyclometalated iridium(III)–b-carboline complexes as potent autophagy-inducing agents”. Chem. Commun. 2014, 50, 5611-5614.

  100. Zhao, M.; Wang, H.-B.; Ji, L.-N.; Mao, Z.-W.* “Insights into metalloenzyme microenvironments: biomimetic metal complexes with a functional second coordination sphere”. Chem. Soc. Rev. 2013, 42, 8360-8375.

  99. Xu, C.-X.; Zheng, Y.-X.; Zheng, X.-H.; Hu, Q.; Zhao, Y.; Ji, L.-N.; Mao, Z.-W.* “V-Shaped Dinuclear Pt(II) Complexes: Selective Interaction with Human Telomeric G-quadruplex and Significant Inhibition towards Telomerase”. Sci. Rep. 2013, 3, 2060, 1-8.

  98. Ye, R.-R.; Ke, Zh.-F.; Tan, C.-P.*; He, L.; Ji, L.-N.; Mao, Z.-W.* “Histone Deacetylases Targeted Fluorescent Ruthenium(II) Polypyridyl Complexes as Potent Anticancer Agents”. Chem. Eur. J. 2013, 19, 10061-10420. (Front Cover Article)

  97. He, L.; Liao, S.-Y.; Tan, C.-P.*; Ye, R.-R.; Xu, Y.-W.; Zhao, M.; Ji, L.-N.; Mao, Z.-W.* “Ruthenium-Arene-β-Carboline Complexes as Potent Inhibitors of Cyclin-Dependent Kinase 1: Synthesis, Characterization and Anticancer Mechanism Studies”. Chem. Eur. J. 2013, 19, 12152-12160.

  96. Shen, J.-L.; Xu, R.; Mai, J.-H.; Kim, H.-C.; Guo, X.-J.; Qin, G.-T.; Yang, Y.; Wolfram, J.; Mu, C.-F.; Xia, X.-J.; Gu, J.-H.; Liu, X.-W. Mao, Z.-W.; Ferrari, M.; Shen, H.-F.* “High Capacity Nanoporous Silicon Carrier for Systemic Delivery of Gene Silencing Therapeutics”. ACS Nano 2013, 7(11), 9867-9880.

  95. Yang, Y.*; Shen, J.-L.; Yu, X.-J.; Qin, G.-T.; Zhang, M.-Z.; Shen, H.-F.; Mao, Z.-W.*; Ferrari, M.* “Identification of an Inhibitory Mechanism of Luteolin on the Insulin-Like Growth Factor-1 Ligand-Receptor Interaction.” ChemBioChem 2013, 14, 929-933.

  94. Li, J.-M.; Wang, Y.-Y.; Zhang, W.; Su, H.; Ji, L.-N.; Mao, Z.-W.*; “Low-weight polyethylenimine cross-linked 2-hydroxypopyl-β-cyclodextrin and folic acid as an efficient and nontoxic siRNA carrier for gene silencing and tumor inhibition by VEGF siRNA”. Int. J. Nanomed. 2013, 8, 2101-2117.

  93. Zheng, X.-H.; Zhong, Y.-F.; Tan, C.-P.; Ji, L.-N.; Mao, Z.-W*. “Pt(II) squares as selective and effective human telomeric G-quadruplex binders and potential cancer therapeutics.” Dalton Trans. 2012, 41, 11807-11812.

  92. Zheng, X.-H.; Chen, H.-Y.; Tong, M.-L.; Mao, Z.-W.*; Ji, L.-N. “Platinum squares with high selectivity and affinity for human telomeric G-quadruplexes”. Chem. Commun. 2012, 48, 7607-7609.

  91. Li, J.-M.; Wang, Y.-Y.; Zhao, M.-X.; Tan, C.-P.; Li, Y.-Q.; Le, X.-Y.; Ji, L.-N.; Mao, Z.-W.* “Multifunctional QD-based co-delivery of siRNA and doxorubicin to HeLa cells for reversal of multidrug resistance and real-time tracking”. Biomaterials 2012, 33, 2780-2790.

  90. Hu, P.; Liu, G.-F.; Ji, L.-N.; Mao, Z.-W.* “Efficient promotion of phosphate diester cleavage by a face-to-face cyclodextrin dimer without metal”. Chem. Commun. 2012, 48, 5515–5517.

  89. Zhao, M.-X.; Ji, L.-N.; Mao, Z.-W.* “β-Cyclodextrin/Glycyrrhizic Acid-Functionalized Quantum Dots Selectively Enter Hepatic Cell and Induce Apoptosis”. Chem. Eur. J. 2012, 18, 1650-1658.

  88. Zhao, M.; Zhao, C.; Jiang, X.-Q.; Ji, L.-N.; Mao, Z.-W.* “Rapid hydrolysis of phosphate ester promoted by Ce(IV) conjugating with a β-cyclodextrin monomer and dimer”. Dalton Trans. 2012, 41, 4469-4476.

  87. Wang, H.-L.; DeYonker, N.-J.; Zhang, X.-T.; Zhao, C.-Y.*; Ji, L.-N.; Mao, Z.-W.* “Photodissociation of a ruthenium(II) arene complex and its subsequent interactions with biomolecules: a density functional theory study”. J. Mol. Model. 2012, 18, 4675-4686.

  86. Wang, H.-L.; DeYonker, N.-J.; Gao, H.; Tan, C.-P.; Zhang, X.-T.; Ji, L.-N.; Zhao, C.-Y.*; Mao, Z.-W.* “Aquation and dimerization of osmium(II) anticancer complexes: a density functional theory study”. RSC Adv. 2012, 2, 436-446.

  85. Wang, H.-L.; DeYonker, N.-J.; Gao, H.; Ji, L.-N.; Zhao, C.-Y.*; Mao, Z.-W.* “Mechanism of aquation and nucleobase binding of ruthenium (II) and osmium (II) arene complexes: A systematic comparison DFT study”. J. Organomet. Chem. 2012, 704, 17-28.

  84. Li, J.-M.; Zhao, M.-X.; Su, H.; Wang, Y.-Y.; Tan, C.-P.; Ji, L.-N.; Mao, Z.-W.* “Multifunctional quantum-dot-based siRNA delivery for HPV18 E6 gene silence and intracellular imaging”. Biomaterials 2011, 32, 7978-7987.

  83. Zhao, M.; Wang, H.-L.; Zhang, L.; Zhao, C.-Y.; Ji, L.-N., Mao, Z.-W.* “Unexpected phosphodiesterase activity at low pH of a dinuclear copper-β-cyclodextrin complex”. Chem. Commun. 2011, 47, 7344-7346.

  82. Zhao, M.-X.; Li, J.-M.; Du, L.-Y.; Tan, C.-P.; Xia, Q.*; Mao, Z.-W.*; Ji, L.-N. “Targeted cellular uptake and siRNA silencing by quantum-dot nanoparticles coated with β-cyclodextrin coupled to amino acids”. Chem. Eur. J. 2011, 17, 5171-5179. (Front Cover Article)

  81. Zhao, M.-X.; Huang, H.-F.; Xia, Q.*; Ji, L.-N.; Mao, Z.-W.* “γ-Cyclodextrin-folate complex-functionalized quantum dots for tumor-targeting and site-specific labeling”. J. Mater. Chem. 2011, 21, 10290-10297. (Inside Back Cover Article, Selected as Hot Article)

  80. Wang, J.-T.; Li, Y.; Tan, J.-H.; Ji, L.-N.; Mao, Z.-W.* “Platinum(II)-triarylpyridines complexes with electropositive pendants as efficient G-quadruplex binders”. Dalton Trans. 2011, 40, 564-566.

  79. Gao, H.; Ke, Zh.-F.; DeYonker, N.-J., Wang, J.-P.; Xu, H.-Y.; Mao, Z.-W.; Phillips, D.-L.*; Zhao, C.-Y.* “Dinuclear Zn(II) complex catalyzed phosphodiester cleavage proceeds via a concerted mechanism: a density functional theory study”. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2011, 133, 2904-2915.

  78. Sun, J.; An, Y.; Zhang, L.; Chen, H.-Y.; Han, Y.; Wang, Y.-J.; Mao, Z.-W.*; Ji, L.-N.* “Studies on synthesis, characterization, and G-quadruplex binding of Ru(II) complexes containing two dppz ligands”. J. Inorg. Biochem. 2011, 105, 149-154.

  77. Tang, S.-P.; Hu, P.; Chen, H.-Y.; Chen, Sh.; Mao, Z.-W.*; Ji, L.-N. “Carboxy and diphosphate ester hydrolysis promoted by di- or tri-nuclear zinc(II) complexes based on -cyclodextrin”. J. Mol. Catal. A: Chem. 2011, 335, 222-227.

  76. Tang, S.-P.; Chen, Sh.; Wu, G.-F.; Chen, H.-Y.; Mao, Z.-W.*; Ji, L.-N. “Ester catalytic hydrolysis by a tridentate N,N′,N″-copper bridged cyclodextrin dimer”. Inorg. Chem. Commun. 2011, 14, 184-188.

  75. Sun, J.; Wu, S.; Chen, H-Y.; Gao, F.; Liu, J.; Ji, L.-N.; Mao, Z.-W.* “Synthesis, characterization and DNA-binding and DNA-photocleavage studies of two Ru(II) complexes containing two main ligands and one ancillary ligand”. Polyhedron 2011, 30, 1953-1959.

  74. Zhao, M.-X.; Xia, Q.*; Feng, X.-D.; Zhu, X.-H.; Mao, Z.-W.*; Ji, L.-N.; Wang, K. “Synthesis, biocompatibility and cell labeling of L-arginine-functional b-cyclodextrin-modified quantum dot probes”. Biomaterials 2010, 31, 4401-4408.

  73. Zhao, M.; Zhang, L.; Chen, H.-Y.; Wang, H.-L.; Ji, L.-N.; Mao, Z.-W.* “Effect of hydrophobic interaction cooperating with double Lewis acid activation in a zinc(II) phosphodiesterase mimic”. Chem. Commun. 2010, 46, 6497-6499.

  72. Wang, J.-T.; Xia, Q.; Zheng, X.-H.; Chen, H.-Y.; Chao, H.; Mao, Z.-W.*; Ji, L.-N. “An effective approach to artificial nucleases using copper(II) complexes bearing nucleobases”. Dalton Trans. 2010, 39, 2128-2136.

  71. Wang, J.-T.; Zheng, X.-H.; Xia, Q.; Mao, Z.-W.*; Ji, L.-N.; Wang, K. “1,10-Phenanthroline platinum(II) complex: a simple molecule for efficient G-quadruplex stabilization”. Dalton Trans. 2010, 39, 7214–7216.

  70. Zhang, Y.; Liu J.-Zh.*; Huang, J.-S.; Mao, Z.-W.* “Genome shuffling of Propionibacterium shermanii for improving vitamin B12 production and comparative proteome analysis”. J. Biotechnol. 2010, 148, 139–143.

  69. Wang, J.-T.; Zheng, X.-H.; Ji, L.-N.; Mao, Z.-W.* “High nuclease activity of a copper(II)-bipyridyl complex containing cytosine pendants”. J. Coord. Chem. 2010, 63(14), 2440-2449.

  68. Tang, S.-P.; Zhou, Y.-H.; Chen, H.-Y.; Mao, Z.-W.* “Ester Hydrolysis by a Cyclodextrin Dimer Catalyst with a Tridentate N,N ',N ''-Zinc Linking Group”. Chem. Asian J. 2009, 4, 1354-1360.

  67. Yu, H.-J.; Huang, S.-M.; Li, L.-Y.; Jia, H.-N.; Chao, H.*; Mao, Z.-W.; Liu, J.-Zh.; Ji, L.-N.* “Synthesis, DNA-binding and photocleavage studies of ruthenium complexes [Ru(bpy)2(mitatp)]2+ and [Ru(bpy)2(nitatp)]2+”. J. Inorg. Biochem. 2009, 103, 881-890.

  66. He, J.; Sun, J.; Ji, L.-N.; Sun, H.-Z.; Mao, Z.-W.* “Phosphodiester hydrolysis and specific DNA binding and cleavage promoted by guanidinium-functionalized zinc complexes”. J. Inorg. Biochem. 2009, 103, 851-858.

  65. Zhou, Y.-H.; Zhao, M.; Sun, H.-Zh.; Mao, Z.-W.* “Effect of cyclodextrin dimers with bipyridyl and biphenyl linking groups on carboxyl ester hydrolysis catalyzed by zinc complex”. J. Mol. Catal. A: Chem. 2009, 308, 61-67.

  64. Tang, S.-P.; Hou, L.; Ji, L.-N.; Mao, Z.-W.* “Synthesis, crystal structures, DNA binding and oxidative cleavage studies of copper(II) complexes of N2S2 tetradentate ligands”. Polyhedron. 2009, 28, 586-592.

  63. Li, J.-H.; Wang, J.-T.; Ji, L.-N.; Mao, Z.-W.* “Synthesis, interaction with DNA and nuclease activity of zinc complexes of 2,2'-bipyridine derivatives with tetra-alkyl-ammonium groups”. J. Coord. Chem. 2009, 62, 446-455.

  62. Li, J.-H.; Wang, J.-T.; Zhang, L.-Y.; Mao, Z.-W.* “Synthesis, crystal structure, DNA binding, and oxidative cleavage activity of copper(II)-bipyridyl complexes containing tetraalkylammonium groups”. J. Coord. Chem. 2009, 62, 1775-1783.

  61. Sun, J.; Deng, S.-Y.; Zhang, L.; Ji, L.-N.; Mao, Z.-W.* “DNA affinity and cleavage by naphthalene-based mononuclear and dinuclear copper(II) complexes”. J. Coord. Chem. 2009, 62, 3284-3295.

  60. Li, J.-H.; Wang, J.-T.; Zhang, L.-Y.; Mao, Z.-W.* “Structure, speciation, DNA binding and nuclease activity of two bipyridyl-zinc complexes bearing trimethylaminomethyl groups”. Inorg. Chim. Acta. 2009, 362, 1918-1924.

  59. Zhou, Y.-H.; Mao, Z.-W.* “Metalloenzyme mimics based on cyclodextrin complexes”. Sci. China, Ser. B Chem. 2009, 39, 289-300.

  58. Hu, P.; Wu, G.-W.; Xia, Q.; Mao, Z.-W.* “Achievement in SOD Mimics with Antioxidant and Anti-Inflammation Functions”. Prog. Chem. 2009, 21, 873-879.

  57. Zhou, Y.-H.; Zhao, M.; Ji, L.-N.; Mao, Z.-W.* “Ester hydrolysis by a cyclodextrin dimer catalyst with a metallophenanthroline linking group”. Chem. Eur. J. 2008, 14, 7193-7201.

  56. He, J.; Hu, P.; Wang, Y.-J.; Tong, M.-L.; Sun, H.-Zh.; Ji, L.-N.; Mao, Z.-W.* “Double-strand DNA cleavage by copper complexes of 2,2'-dipyridyl with guanidinium/ammonium pendants”. Dalton Trans. 2008, 3207-3214.

  55. Zhou, Y.-H.; Zhao, M.; Li, J.-H.; Mao, Ji, L.-N.; Mao, Z.-W.* “Carboxylic ester hydrolysis catalyzed by a host-guest system constructed by cyclodextrin dimer and zinc complex”. J. Mol. Catal. A: Chem. 2008, 293, 59-64.

  54. Li, J.-H.; Wang, J.-T.; Hu, P.; Zhang, L.-Y.; Chen, Zh.-N.; Ji, L.-N.; Mao, Z.-W.* “Synthesis, structure and nuclease activity of copper complexes of disubstituted 2,2'-bipyridine ligands bearing ammonium groups”. Polyhedron. 2008, 27, 1898-1904.

  53. Sun, J.; Wu, Sh.; An, Y.; Liu, J.*; Gao, F.; Ji, L.-N.; Mao, Z.-W.* “Synthesis, crystal structure and DNA-binding properties of ruthenium(II) polypyridyl complexes with dicationic 2,2'-dipyridyl derivatives as ligands”. Polyhedron. 2008, 27, 2845-2850.

  52. Li, J.-H.; Wang, J.-T.; Ji, L.-N.; Mao, Z.-W.* “Two novel zinc complexes of disubstituted 2,2'-bipyridine with ammonium groups as artificial nucleases”. Inorg. Chem. Commun. 2008, 11, 865-868.

  51. Sun, J.; Wu, S.; Han, Y.; Liu, J.*; Ji, L.-N.; Mao, Z.-W.* “Synthesis, crystal structure and DNA-binding studies of a Ru(II) complex containing two main ligands”. Inorg. Chem. Commun. 2008, 11, 1382-1384.

  50. Zhou, Y.-H.; Fu, H.; Zhao, W.-X.; Tong, M.-L.; Su, Ch.-Y.; Sun, H .-Zh.; Ji, L.-N.; Mao, Z.-W.* “An effective metallohydrolase model with a supramolecular environment: structures, properties, and activities”. Chem. Eur. J. 2007, 13, 2402-2409.

  49. Zhou, Y.-H.; Fu, H.; Zhao, W.-X.; Chen, W.-L.; Su, Ch.-Y.; Sun, H.-Zh.; Ji, L.-N.; Mao, Z.-W.* “Synthesis, structure, and activity of supramolecular mimics for the active site and Arg141 residue of copper,zinc-superoxide dismutase”. Inorg. Chem. 2007, 46, 734-739.

  48. An, Y.; Lin, Y.-Y.; Wang, H.; Sun, H.-Zh.; Tong, M.-L.; Ji, L.-N.; Mao, Z.-W.* “Cleavage of double-strand DNA by zinc complexes of dicationic 2,2'-dipyridyl derivatives”. Dalton Trans. 2007, 1250-1254.

  47. Fu, H.; Zhou, Y.-H.; Chen, W.-L.; Deqing, Zh.-Ga.; Tong, M.-L.; Ji, L.-N.; Mao, Z.-W.* “Complexation, Structure, and Superoxide Dismutase Activity of the Imidazolate-Bridged Dinuclear Copper Moiety with -Cyclodextrin and its Guanidinium- Containing Derivative”. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2006, 128, 4924-4925.

  46. An, Y.; Tong, M.-L.; Ji, L.-N.; Mao, Z.-W.* “Double-strand DNA cleavage by copper complexes of 2,2'-dipyridyl with electropositive pendants”. Dalton Trans. 2006, 2066-2071.

  45. An, Y.; Liu, S.-D.; Deng, Sh.-Y.; Ji, L.-N.; Mao, Z.-W.* “Cleavage of double-strand DNA by linear and triangular trinuclear copper complexes”. J. Inorg. Biochem. 2006, 100, 1586-1593.

  44. An, Y.; Liu, S.-D.; Zhu, Y.; Huang, H.-Zh.; Ji, L.-N.; Mao, Z.-W.* “Diethylenetriamine derivatives modified with naphthalene: synthesis, copper(II) complexes and their nuclease activities”. Chin. J. Inorg. Chem. 2006, 22, 1387-1391.

  43. Liu, X. W.; Li, J.; Deng, H.; Zheng, K. C.*; Mao, Z. W.; Ji, L. N.* “Experimental and DFT studies on the DNA-binding trend and spectral properties of complexes [Ru(bpy)2L](2+) (L = dmdpq, dpq, and dcdpq)”. Inorg. Chim. Acta 2005, 358, 3311-3319.

  42. Ding, B. B.; Weng, Y. Q.; Mao, Z. W.; Lam, C. K.; Chen, X. M.; Ye, B. H.* “Pillared-layer microporous metal-organic frameworks constructed by robust hydrogen bonds. Synthesis, characterization, and magnetic and adsorption properties of 2,2 '-biimidazole and carboxylate complexes”. Inorg. Chem. 2005, 44, 8836-8845.

  41. Cai, Y.* P.; Su, C. Y.; Li, G. B.; Mao, Z. W.; Zhang, C.; Xu, A. W.; Kang, B. S. “Syntheses and characterizations of two lanthanide(III)-copper(II) coordination polymers constructed by pyridine-2,6-dicarboxylic acid”. Inorg. Chim. Acta 2005, 358, 1298-1304.

  40. Wei, Q.-H.; Yin, G.-Q.; Zhang, L.-Y.; Shi, L.-X.; Mao, Z.-W.*; Chen, Z.-N.* “Luminescent AgI-CuI Heterometallic Hexa-, Octa-, and Hexadecanuclear Alkynyl Complexes”. Inorg. Chem. 2004, 43, 3484-3491.

  39. Fu, H.; Chen, W.-L.; Fu, D.-G.; Tong, M.-L.; Chen, X.-M.; Ji, L.-N.; Mao, Z.-W.* “Synthesis, structure and magnetism of a mu3-carbonato bridged nickel(II) complex with 2,2 ',2 ''-tris(2-aminoethyl)amine ligand: a new coordination mode of carbonato bridge”. Inorg. Chem. Commun. 2004, 7, 1285-1288.

  38. Fu, H.; Liu, X.-W.; Zhou, Z.-Y.; Mao, Z.-W.*; Zheng, K.-C.; Chen, X.-M.* “A novel perchlorate-bridged tetranuclear zinc(II) structure with tris(2-aminoethyl)amine ligand”. Inorg. Chem. Commun. 2004, 7, 906-908.

  37. Xu, X.-M.; Yao, J.-H.; Mao, Z.-W.*; Yu, K.-B.; Ji, L.-N.* “DNA cleavage by a novel acyclic copper(II) complex”. Inorg. Chem. Commun. 2004, 7, 803-805.

  36. Xu, X.-M.; Mao, Z.-W.*; Ji, L.-N.; Yao, J.-H.; Li, H. “Syntheses, characterization and DNA cleavage studies of acyclic copper(II) complexes”. Transition Met. Chem. 2004, 29, 658-662.

  35. Mao, Z.-W.*; An, Y.; Ji, L.-N. “Consideration on the development strategy of bioinorganic chemistry in China”. Prog. Chem. 2004, 16, 660-666.

  34. Wang, L.; Cai, J.-W.; Mao, Z.-W.; Feng, X. L.; Huang, J. W.* “Dinickel complexes bridged by unusual (N,O,O ')-coordinated alpha-amino acids: syntheses, structural characterization and magnetic properties”. Transition Met. Chem. 2004, 29, 411-418.

  33. Mao, Z.-W.*; Fu, H.; Xu, X.-M.; Li, J.; Liu, S.-D.; Deng, S.-Y.; Ji, L.-N. “Model study for the bio-coordination sphere of active center in carbonic anhydrase and application into DNA cleasvage study”. J. Inorg. Biochem. 2003, 96, 59-59.

  32. Lu, T.-B.*; Xiang, H.; Luck, R.-L.; Mao, Z.-W.; Chen, X.-M.; Ji, L.-N. “Molecular architecture via coordination and multi-intermolecular interactions - Synthesis, structures and magnetic properties of one-dimensional coordination polymers of macrocyclic nickel(II) complexes with terephthalate and trans-butene dicarboxylate”. Inorg. Chim. Acta 2003, 355, 229-241.

  31. Lu, T.-B.*; Chen, S.; Mao, Z.-W.; Martell, A.-E.; Ji, L.-N. “Macrocyclic dinuclear copper(II) complex with a novel chloride bridged zigzag chain”. Inorg. Chem. Commun. 2003, 6, 1068-1070.

  30. Erras-Hanauer, H.; Mao, Z.-W.; Liehr, G.; Clark, T.; van Eldik, R.* “Structures of carbonato and bicarbonato complexes of bis(1,10-phenanthroline)zinc(II): Experiment and theory”. Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2003, 1562-1569.

  29. Mao, Z.-W.*; Ji, L.-N. “Recent progress in the carbonic anhydrase and its models”. Prog. Chem. 2002, 14, 311-317.

  28. Lu, T.-B.*; Xiang, H.; Luck, R.-L.; Jiang, L.; Mao, Z.-W.; Ji, L.-N. “[NiL]3[BTC]2•14H2O [L=3,10-bis(2-ethyl)-1,3,5,8,10,12-hexaazacyclotetradecane, BTC=1,3,5-benzenetricarboxylate]: synthesis, structure and unique selective guest molecule absorption properties”. New J. Chem. 2002, 26, 969-971.

  27. Liu, J.; Lu, T.-B.*; Xiang, H.; Mao, Z.-W.; Ji, L.-N. “Synthesis and X-ray crystal structures of one-dimensional coordination polymers of macrocyclic copper(II) and nickel(II) complexes”. CrystEngComm 2002, 1-4.

  26. Chen, S.; Lu, T.-B.*; Feng, X.-L.; Li, Y.-W.; Mao, Z.-W.; Ji, L.-N. “Synthesis, structure and stability of binuclear metal complexes with macrocyclic ligand”. Chem. J. Chin. Univ.-Chin. 2002, 23, 1004-1006.

  25. Mao, Z.-W.; Heinemann, F.-W.; Liehr, G.; van Eldik, R.* “Complex-formation reactions of Cu(II) and Zn(II) 2,2 '-bipyridine and 1,10-phenanthroline complexes with bicarbonate. Identification of different carbonate coordination modes”. J. Chem. Soc. Dalton Trans. 2001, 3652-3662.

  24. Mao, Z.-W.; Liehr, G.; van Eldik, R.* “Structural and mechanistic information on the reaction of bicarbonate with Cu(II) and Zn(II) complexes of tris(2-aminoethyl)amine. Identification of intermediate and product species”. J. Chem. Soc. Dalton Trans. 2001, 1593-1600.

  23. Xiang, H.; Lu, T.-B.*; Chen, S.; Mao, Z.-W.; Feng, X.-L.; Yu, K. B. “Macrocyclic nickel(II) complexes with a folded conformation. Synthesis, properties and structures of [NiL(en)][Ni(en)3] (ClO4)4 and [(NiL)2(mu-ox)](ClO4)2 (L=3,10-bis(2-hydroxyethyl) 1,3,5,8,10,12-hexaazacyclotetradecane, en = ethylenediamine, ox = oxalate anion)”. Polyhedron 2001, 20, 313-319.

  22. Xiang, H.; Gao, S.; Lu, T.-B.*; Luck, R.-L.; Mao, Z.-W.; Chen, X.-M.; Ji, L.-N. “[NiL1]3[Cr(CN)6]2•18H2O [L-1=3,10-bis(2-hydroxyethyl)-1,3,5,8,10,12 -hexaazacyclotetradecane]: a two-dimensional bimetallic assembly exhibiting antiferromagnetic ordering and metamagnetic behavior”. New J. Chem. 2001, 25, 875-878.

  21. Lu, T.-B.*; Xiang, H.; Su, C.-Y.; Cheng, P.; Mao, Z.-W.; Ji, L.-N. “[NiL]2[Fe(CN)6]•4H2O [L=3,10-bis(2-hydroxyethyl)-1,3,5,8,10,12-hexaazacyclotetradecane]: a novel three- dimensional iron(II)-nickel(II) cyanide-bridged bimetallic assembly with a vat-like structure”. New J. Chem. 2001, 25, 216-217.

  20. Lu, T.-B.*; Xiang, H.; Ouyang, F.-Q.; Mao, Z.-W.; Ji, L.-N. “Synthesis, crystal structure and magnetic behaviour of three dimensional iron-cerium cyanide bridged bimetallic assembly”. J. Rare Earth. 2001, 19, 81-85.

  19. Lu, T.-B.*; Xiang, H.; Luck, R.-L.; Mao, Z.-W.; Wang, D.; Chen, C.; Ji, L.-N. “A two-dimensional coordination polymer with a brick wall structure and hydrophobic channels: synthesis and structure of a macrocyclic nickel(II) complex with 1,3,5-benzenetricarboxylate”. CrystEngComm 2001, 1-4.

  18. Chen, H.-J.; Mao, Z.-W.; Gao, S.; Chen, X.-M.* “Ferrimagnetic-like ordering in a unique three-dimensional coordination polymer featuring mixed azide/carboxylate-bridged trinuclear manganese(II) clusters as subunits”. Chem. Commun. 2001, 2320-2321.

  17. Mao, Z.-W.; Liehr, G.; van Eldik, R.* “Isolation and Characterization of the First Stable Bicarbonato Complexes of Bis(1,10-phenanthroline)copper(II). Identification of Lipscomb- and Lindskog-like Intermediates”. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2000, 122, 4839-4840.

  16. Lu, T.-B.*; Xiang, H.; Li, X.-Y.; Su, C.-Y.; Mao, Z.-W.; Ji, L.-N.; Yu, K.-B. “Synthesis and structure of the coordination polymer with one-dimensional zigzag chain extended by Fe(III)-CN-Cu(II) linkages”. Chem. J. Chin. Univ.-Chin. 2000, 21, 187-189.

  15. Lu, T.-B.*; Xiang, H.; Li, X.-Y.; Mao, Z.-W.; Ji, L.-N. “Molecular architecture via hydrophobic interaction. Synthesis and structure of [NiL](ClO4)2 (L=3,10-bis(2-phenylethyl)-1,3,5,8,10,12-hexaazacyclotetradecane)”. Inorg. Chem. Commun. 2000, 3, 597-599.

  14. Lu, T.-B.*; Xiang, H.; Chen, S.; Su, C.-Y.; Yu, K.-B.; Mao, Z.-W.; Cheng, P.; Ji, L.-N. “[CuL(H2O)2]{[CuL][Fe(CN)6]}2•2H2O (L=3,10-bis(2-hydroxyethyl)-1,3,5,8,10,12-hexaaza cyclotetradecane): A novel three-dimensional coordination polymer via H-bonded linkages of one-dimensional zigzag chain”. J. Inorg. Organomet. Polym. 1999, 9, 165-178.

  13. Long, L.-S.; Yang, S.-P.; Tong, Y.-X.; Mao, Z.-W.; Chen, X.-M.*; Ji, L.-N. “Synthesis, crystal structures and properties of copper(II) complexes of Schiff base derivatives containing imidazole and beta-alanine groups”. Dalton Trans. 1999, 1999-2004.

  12. Lu, T.-B.*; Li, X.; Mao, Z.-W.; Qui, W.; Ji, L.-N; Yu, K. “Self-assembly of copper and magnesium ions will -glutamate: spectroscopic and structural properties of [CuMg(L-GLUTAMATO)2(H2O)3] H2O”. Polyhedron 1998, 17, 75-79.

  11. Mao, Z.-W.; Hang, Q.-W.; Tang, W.-X.*; Liu, S.-X.; Wang, Z.-M.; Huang, J.-L. “Structure of an imidazolate-bridged zinc dimer with tris(2-pyridyl)-methylamine ligand and magnetic properties of its copper dimer analogue”. Polyhedron 1996, 15, 321-325.

  10. Mao, Z.-W.; Jiang, L.-J.; Han, S.-Y.; Tang, W.-X.*; Chen, M.-Q.; Liu, J. “Molecular structure of [(trien)Zn(im)Zn(trien)](ClO4)3 complex and ESR spectra of its single-crystal doped with [(trien)Cu(im)Zn(trien)l(ClO4)3 complex”. Sci. China, Ser. B Chem. 1996, 39, 123-134.

  9. Mao, Z.-W.; Chen, M.-Q.; Tan, X.-S.; Liu, J.; Tang, W.-X.* Synthesis, “Crystal Structure, and Properties of a New Imidazolate-Bridged Copper-Zinc Heterobinuclear Complex with Triethylenetetramine Ligands”. Inorg. Chem. 1995, 34, 2889-2893.

  8. Mao, Z.-W.; Hang, Q.-W.; Tang, W.-X.* “Study of the catalytic activities of the model compounds for Cu,Zn-SOD in O2•- disproportionation”. Chin. J. Inorg. Chem. 1995, 11, 262-266.

  7. Chen, M.-Q.; Liu, J.; Mao, Z.-W.; Tang, W.-X.* “Bis(diethylenetriamine-N'-acetato)-di- hydroxo-dicobalt(III) Perchlorate”. Acta Cryst. 1995, C51, 1080-1082.

  6. Jiang, L.-J.; Li, C.-D.; Mao, Z.-W.; Tang, W.-X.* “Vibrational Spectra and Normal Coordinate Analysis for an Imidazole Bridged Copper, Zinc Binuclear Complex”. Spectrosc. Lett. 1994, 27, 1309 - 1322.

  5. Mao, Z.-W.; Fu, D.-G.; Hang, Q.-W.; Tang, W.-X.*; Yu, K.-B. “Crystal structure of a carboxylate-bridged chain and a mononuclear complex of nickel and the magnetic behaviour of [Ni(dtma)(Him)]n[ClO4]n(Hdtma = diethylenetriamine-N-acetic acid, Him = imidazole)”. J. Chem. Soc. Dalton Trans. 1993, 3169 - 3173.

  4. Mao, Z.-W.; Yu, K.-B.; Chen, D.; Han, S.-Y.; Sui, Y.-X.; Tang, W.-X.* “Molecular structure of imidazolate-bridged binuclear zinc complex and its single-crystal ESR spectra doped with bridged copper-zinc complex”. Inorg. Chem. 1993, 32, 3104-3108.

  3. Mao, Z.-W.; Fu, D.-G.; Hang, Q.-W.; Tang, W.-X.*; Yu, K.-B. “Structure and magnetic exchange of an imidazolate-bridged copper dimer: [(dtma)Cu(im)Cu(dtma)]ClO4.5H2O”. Polyhedron 1993, 12, 1465-1469.

  2. Mao, Z.-W.; Chen, D.; Tang, W.-X.*; Yu, K.-B.; Liu, L. “Synthesis, structure and properties of an imidazolate bridged copper, zinc binuclear complex: A model compound for Cu,Zn-SOD”. Polyhedron 1992, 11, 191-196.

  1. Tang, W.-X.*; Mao, Z.-W.; Chen, D.; Dai, A.-B. “Synthesis, structure and properties of a new model compound for Cu,Zn-SOD”. J. Inorg. Biochem. 1991, 43, 201-201.