1. Xing Ma‡, Sivaramapanicker Sreejith‡, Yanli Zhao*. Graphene Oxide Wrapping on Squaraine-loaded Mesoporous Silica Nanoparticles for Bioimaging. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2012, 134(42), 17346-17349. (‡: equal contribution) 

2. Xing Ma, Kim Truc Nguyen, Parijat Borah, Chung Yen Ang, Yanli Zhao*. Functional silica nanoparticles for redox-triggered drug/ssDNA co-delivery. Adv. Healthcare Mater. 2012, 1(6), 690-697. (This work has been highlighted as Frontispiece) 

3. Xing Ma, Klosterman L, Hu Y Y, Liu X P, Schmidt-Rohr K, Mallapragada S, Akinc Mufit*. Aqueous Route Synthesis of Mesoporous ZrO2 by Agarose Templation. J. Am. Ceram. Soc. 2012, 95(11), 3455-3462. 

4. Parijat Borah, Xing Ma, Kim Truc Nguyen, Yanli Zhao*. A Vanadyl Complex Grafted to Periodic Mesoporous Organosilica: A Green Catalyst for Selective Hydroxylation of Benzene to Phenol. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2012, 51(31), 7756-7761. 

5. Hong Yan, Cathleen Teh, Sivaramapanicker Sreejith, Liangliang Zhu, Anna Kwok, Weiqin Fang, Xing Ma, Kim Truc Nguyen, Vladimir Korzh, Yanli Zhao*. Functional Mesoporous Silica Nanoparticles for Photothermal-controlled Drug Delivery in vivo. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2012, 51(33), 8373–8377. 

6. Quan Zhang, Fang Liu, Kim Truc Nguyen, Xing Ma, Xiaojun Wang, Bengang Xing, Yanli Zhao*. Multifunctional Mesoporous Silica Nanoparticles for Cancer-targeted and Controlled Drug Delivery. Adv. Funct. Mater. 2012, 22(24), 5144-5156.