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  MaoGen Zhang
Research Assistant Professor

Office Phone: (210) 458-5463
Office: FLN 2.01.22
E-Mail: maogen.zhang@utsa.edu

Areas of Specialization
• Polymer-enzyme-nanomaterial-based electrochemical (bio)sensors
• Synthesis of metal-based nanomaterials
• Polymer syntheses and modifications






Research Interests

 

 

Electrochemical (bio)sensors based on polymers, enzymes and nanomaterials with covalent molecule immobilization.

 

 







Selected Publications

 

 

arrowRare Earth Nanocomposites Based on Chitosan Platforms for Biological Applications
Yasmin, Z.; Zhang, M.; Gorski, W.; Maswadi, S.; Glickman, R,; Nash, K. L.

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MRS Online Proceedings Library, 2012, 1471, mrss12-1471-yy08-14 doi:10.1557/opl.2012.1076

 

 

 

 

arrowElectrochemistry and Current Control in Surface Films based on Silica-Azure Redox Particles, Carbon Nanotubes, Enzymes and Polyelectrolytes

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Karra, S.; Zhang, M.; Gorski, W.

Electroanalysis 2011, 23, No. 8, 1856 – 1862

 

 

 

arrowRapid Electronochemical Enzyme Assay with Enzyme-Free Calibration

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Zhang, M.; Karra, S.; Gorski, W.

Analytical Chemistry 2013, 85, 6026-6032

 

 

 

arrow Amperometric Ethanol Biosensors Based on Chitosan-NAD+-Alcohol Dehydrogenase Films

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Zhang, M.; Karra, S.; Gorski, W.

Analytical Chemistry 2013, 85, 1208-1214

 

 

 

 

Preparation and Spectroscopic Characterization of Nd3+:Y2O3 Nanocrystals Suspended in Polymethylmethacrylate
Sardar, D. K.; Chandra, S; Gruber, J. B.; Gorski, W.; Zhang, M.; Shim J.-H.
J. Appl. Phys. 2009, 105, 093105/1-8

 

 

 

Spectral Analysis of Synthesized Nanocrystalline Aggregates of Er3+:Y2O3
Gruber, J. B.; Sardar, D. K.; Nash, K. L.; Yow, R. M.; Zhang, M.; Gorski, W.,
J. Appl. Phys. 2007, 101, 113116/1-6

 

 

Co-Immobilization of Dehydrogenases and Their Cofactors for Electrochemical Sensing
Zhang, M.; Mullens, C.; Gorski, W.
Analytical Chemistry 2007, 79, 2446-2450

 

 

 

Amperometric Glutamate Biosensor Based on Chitosan Enzyme Film
Zhang, M.; Mullens, C.; Gorski, W.
Electrochimica Acta 2006, 51, 4528-4532

 

 

Electrochemical Sensing Platform Based on the Carbon Nanotubes-Redox Mediator-Biopolymer System
Zhang, M.; Gorski, W.
Journal of the American Chemical Society 2005, 127, 2058-2059

 

 

Insulin Oxidation and Determination at Carbon Electrodes
Zhang, M; Mullens, C.; Gorski, W.
Analytical Chemistry 2005, 77, 6396-6401

 

 

Electrochemical Sensing Based on Redox Mediation at Carbon Nanotubes
Zhang, M.; Gorski, W.
Analytical Chemistry 2005, 77, 3960-3965

 

 

Chitosan-Glutamate Oxidase Gels: Synthesis, Characterization, and Glutamate Determination
Zhang, M.; Mullens, C.; Gorski, W.
Electroanalysis 2005, 17, 2114-2120

 

 

Carbon Nanotube-Chitosan System for Electrochemical Sensing Based on Dehydrogenase Enzymes.
Zhang, M.; Smith, A.; Gorski, W.
Analytical Chemistry, 2004, 76, 5045-5050.

 

 

Coupling the Lactate Oxidase to Electrodes by Ionotropic Gelation of Biopolymer.
Xin, W.; Zhang, M.; Gorski, W.
Analytical Chemistry, 2003, 75, 2060-2064

 

 

 

 

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