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Hui Zhang Associate Professor



PhD, Analytical Chemistry, Nanjing University (2008)
MA, Analytical Chemisty, Henan Normal University (2005)
BA, Chemistry Education, Henan Normal University (2002)


 Research Interests: 

 1. Synthesis and assembly of biocompatible nanomaterials and their catalysis and biosensing;

 2. Fabrication of electrochemical and electrochemical luminescence biosensor to detect disease DNA, micro RNA and tumor markers.


 Reasearch Funds:

 National Natural Science Foundation of China (No. 20905036; 21375063)

 Foundation of the Jiangsu Education Committee (09KJB150006; 13KJB150024)

 Selected Publications:   

 1. Hui Zhang*, Huilei Dong, Guoqing Yang, Hongfei Chen, Chenxin Cai.
 Sensitive Electrochemical Detection of Human Methyltransferase Based on a Dual Signal Amplification Strategy Coupling Gold Nanoparticle-DNA Complexes with Ru(III) Redox Recycling
 Anal. Chem., 2016, 88, 11108-11114.

 2. Hui Zhang*, Yin Yang, Huilei Dong, Chenxin Cai*.
 A superstructure-based electrochemical assay for signal-amplified detection of DNA methyltransferase activity
 Biosens. Bioelectron., 2016, 86, 927-932

 3. Hui Zhang*, Meixing Li, Caihong Li, Zhihui Guo, Huilei Dong, Ping Wu, Chenxin Cai*.
 G-quadruplex DNAzyme-based electrochemiluminescence biosensing strategy for VEGF165 detection: Combination of aptamer–target recognition and T7 exonuclease-assisted cycling signal amplification
 Biosens. Bioelectron., 2015, 74, 98-103.

 4. Hui Zhang*, Meixing Li, Mengxing Fan, Jinxing Gu, Ping Wu, Chenxin Cai*.
 Electrochemiluminescence signal amplification combined with a conformation-switched hairpin DNA probe for determining the methylation level and position in the Hsp53 tumor suppressor gene
 Chem. Commun., 2014, 50, 2932-2934

 5. Lijuan Ji, Zhewei Cai, Yingdan Qian, Ping Wu, Hui Zhang*, Chenxin Cai*
 Highly sensitive methyltransferase activity assay and inhibitor screening based on fluorescence quenching of graphene oxide integrating with the site-specific cleavage of restriction endonuclease
 Chem. Commun., 2014, 50 (73), 10691-10694