Mengxiao Yu

Research Associate - Chemistry Department

Professional Preparation

Fudan University - 2009
Beijing Normal University - 2004

Research Areas

Research Area

Intracellular Labeling and Drug Delivery


J.B. Liu, M.X. Yu, C. Zhou, S. Yang, X. Ning, J. Zheng, Passive Tumor Targeting of Renal Clearable Luminescent Gold Nanoparticles: Long Tumor Retention and Fast Normal Tissue Clearance, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 135, 4978-4981 (2013). 2013 - Publication
J. Zhou, M.X. Yu, Y. Sun, X.Z. Zhang, X.J. Zhu, Z.H. Wu, D.M. Wu, F.Y. Li*. Fluorine-18-labeled Gd3+/Yb3+/Er3+ co-doped NaYF4 nanophosphors for multimodality PET/MR/UCL imaging, Biomaterials 32, 1148-1156 (2011). 2011 - Publication
M.X. Yu, C. Zhou, J. Liu, J. D. Hankins, J. Zheng, Luminscent Gold Nanoparticles with pH De-pendent Membrane Adsorption, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 133, 11014-11017 (2011). 2011 - Publication
Y. Sun, M.X. Yu, S. Liang, Y.J. Zhang, C. G. Li, T.T. Mou, W.J. Yang, X.Z. Zhang, B.A. Li, C.H. Huang, F.Y. Li, Fluorine-18 labeled rare-earth nanoparticles for positron emission tomography (PET) imaging of sentinel lymph node, Biomaterials 32, 2999-3007 (2011). 2011 - Publication
C.Y. Li, M.X. Yu, Y. Sun, Y.Q. Wu, C.H. Huang, F.Y. Li, A Nonemissive Iridium(III) Complex That Specifically Lights-Up the Nuclei of Living Cells, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 133, 11231-11239 (2011). 2011 - Publication
Q. Zhao, M.X. Yu, L.X. Shi, S.J. Liu, C.Y. Li, M. Shi, Z.G. Zhou, C.H. Huang, F.Y. Li, Cationic Iridium(III) Complexes with Tunable Emission Color as Phosphorescent Dyes for Live Cell Imaging, Organometallics 29 1085-1091 (2010). 2010 - Publication
M.X. Yu, F.Y. Li, Z.G. Chen, H. Hu, C. Zhan, H. Yang, C.H. Huang, “Laser Scanning Up-conversion Luminescence Microscopy for Imaging Cells Labeled with Rare-earth Nanophospors”, Anal. Chem., 81, 930-935 (2009). 2009 - Publication
M.X. Yu, Q. Zhao, L.X. Shi, F.Y. Li, Z.G. Zhou, H. Yang, T. Yi, C.H. Huang, Cationic Iridium(III) Complexes for Phosphorescence Staining in the Cytoplasm of Living Cells, Chem. Comm., 21152117 (2008). 2008 - Publication
M.X. Yu, M. Shi, Z.G. Chen, F.Y. Li, X.X. Li, Y.H. Gao, J. Xu, H. Yang, Z.G. Zhou, T. Yi, C.H. Huang, “Highly Sensitive and Fast Responsive Fluorescence Turn-on Chemodosimeter for Cu2+ and its Application in Live Cell Imaging”, Chem. Eur. J., 14, 6892-6900 (2008). 2008 - Publication
M. Zhang, M.X. Yu, F.Y. Li, M.W. Zhu, M.Y. Li, Y.H. Gao, L. Li, Z.Q. Liu, J.P. Zhang, D.Q. Zhang, T. Yi, C.H. Huang, A Highly Selective Fluorescence Turn-on Sensor for Cysteine/Homocysteine and its Application in Bioimaging, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 129, 1032210323 (2007). 2007 - Publication

Additional Information

Honors and Awards

Best Poster in Biomaterials and Tissue, UT Metroplex Day, 2010.