A. Sengupta, M. Azharuddin, M. E. Cardona, C. Devito, E. von Castelmur, A. Wehlin, Z. Pietras, M. Sunnerhagen, R. Selegård, D. Aili, A. Alamer, J. Hinkula, N. Al-Otaibi, "Intranasal Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 Immunization with Lipid Adjuvants Provides Systemic and Mucosal Immune Response against SARS-CoV-2 S1 Spike and Nucleocapsid Protein", Vaccines, 2022; 10, 504. (OA Link)

J. Utterström, H. Barriga, M. Holme, R. Selegård, M. M. Stevens, D. Aili, "Peptide-Folding Triggered Phase Separation and Lipid Membrane Destabilization in Cholesterol-Rich Lipid Vesicles", Bioconjugate Chem., 2022, 33, 4, 736–746. (OA Link)

M. Jury, I. Matthiesen, F. Rasti Boroojeni, S. Ludwig, L. Civitelli, T. E. Winkler, R. Selegård, A. Herland, D. Aili, "Bioorthogonally Cross-Linked Hyaluronan-Laminin Hydrogels for 3D Neuronal Cell Culture and Biofabrication", Adv. Healthcare Mater., 2022, 2102097. (OA Link)

P. Güell-Grau, F. Pi, R. Villa, O. Eskilson, D. Aili, J. Nogués, B. Sepúlveda, M. Alvarez, "Elastic Plasmonic-Enhanced Fabry-Perot Cavities with Ultrasensitive Stretching Tunability", Adv. Mater, 2022, 34, 2106731. (PDF)


M. Jury, I. Matthiesen, F. Rasti Boroojeni, S. Ludwig, L. Civitelli, T. E. Winkler, R. Selegård, A. Herland, D. Aili, "Bioorthogonally Cross-Linked Hyaluronan-Laminin Hydrogels for 3D Neuronal Cell Culture and Biofabrication", bioRxiv, 2021, 2021.09.27.461549; doi: (OA Link)

H. R. Ali, S. A. Selim, D. Aili, "Effects of Macrophage Polarization on Gold Nanoparticle-Assisted Plasmonic Photothermal Therapy", RSC Advances, 2021, 11, 25047-25056. (PDF)

A. Musa, E. Wiman, R. Selegård, D. Aili, T. Bengtsson, H. Khalaf, "Plantaricin NC8 αβ Prevents Staphylococcus Aureus-Mediated Cytotoxicity and Inflammatory Responses of Human Keratinocytes", Sci. Rep., 2021, 11, 12514. (OA Link)

M. Azharuddin, D. Aili, R Selegård, S. Naeimipour, M. Sunnerhagen, H. K. Patra, K. S. Sjöberg, K. Niward, H. Hanberger, Å. Östholm-Balkhed, J. Hinkula, "Long-Lasting Humoral Immunity in Covid-19 Infected Patients at a University Hospital Clinic in Östergötland County Council During 2020-2021", bioXrkiv, 2021doi: (OA Link)

J. Utterström, S. Naeimipour, R. Selegård, D. Aili, "Coiled Coil-Based Therapeutics and Drug Delivery Systems", Adv. Drug Deliv. Rev., 2021, 170, 26-43. (PDF)


T. Tran, O. Eskilson, F. Mayer, R. Gustavsson, R. Selegård, I. Lundström, C.-F. Mandenius, E. Martinsson, D. Aili, "Real-time Nanoplasmonic Sensor for IgG Monitoring in Bioproduction", Processes, 2020, 8(10), 1302. (OA Link)

M. Bäck, R. Selegård, M. Linares, P. Norman, P. Hammarström, M. Lindgren, K. P. R. Nilsson, "Tyrosine side-chain functionalities at distinct positions determine the chiro-optical properties and supramolecular structures of pentameric oligothiophenes", ChemistryOpen, 2020, 9, 1100-1108.  (PDF)

A. Svärd, J. Neilands, E. Palm, G. Svensäter, T.-B. Bengtsson, D. Aili, “Protein- Functionalized Gold Nanoparticles as Refractometric Nanoplasmonic Sensor for Detection of Proteolytic Activity of Porphyromonas gingivalis”, ACS Applied Nano Materials, 2020, 3, 9822–9830. (PDF)

Q. Palomar, X.X. Xu, R. Selegård, D. Aili, Z. Zhang, "Peptide Decorated Gold Nanoparticle/Carbon Nanotube Electrochemical Sensor for Ultrasensitive Detection of Matrix Metalloproteinase-7", Sens. Actuators B Chem, 2020, 325, 128789 (PDF)

O. Eskilson, S. B. Lindström, B. Sepulveda, M. M. Shahjamali, P. Güell-Grau, P. Sivlér, M. Skog, C. Aronsson, E. M. Björk, N. Nyberg, H. Khalaf, T. Bengtsson, J. James, M. B. Ericson, E. Martinsson, R. Selegård, D. Aili, "Self-Assembly of Mechanoplasmonic Bacterial Cellulose–Metal Nanoparticle Composites, Adv. Funct. Mater, 2020, 2004766. (PDF)

C. Aronsson,M. Jury, S. Naeimipour, F. Rasti Boroojeni, J. Christoffersson,P. Lifwergren, C.-F. Mandenius, R. Selegård, D. Aili"Dynamic peptide-folding mediated biofunctionalization and modulation of hydrogels for 4D bioprinting", Biofabrication, 2020,  12, 035031. (PDF)

T. Bengtsson, R. Selegård, A. Musa, K. Hultenby, J. Utterström, P. Sivlér, M. Skog, F. Nayeri, B. Hellmark, B. Söderquist, D. Aili, and H. Khalaf, "Plantaricin NC8 αβ exerts potent antimicrobial activity against Staphylococcus spp. and enhances the effects of antibiotics", Sci. Rep., 2020, 10, 3580. (PDF)

S. ZengS. LiJ. UtterströmC. WenR. SelegårdS.-L. ZhangD. Aili,  Z. Zhang, "Mechanism and kinetics of lipid bilayer formation in solid-state nanopores", Langmuir, 202036, 1446-1453. (PDF)


M. Skog, P. Sivlér, I. Steinval, D. Aili, F. Sjöberg, M. Elmasry, ”The effect of enzymatic digestion on cultured epithelial autografts”, Cell Transplantation, 2019, 28, 638-644. (PDF)

Selegård, A. Musa, S. Abdulla, P. Nyström, K. Hultenby, D. Aili, T. Bengtsson, H. Khalaf, ”Plantaricins markedly enhance the effects of traditional antibiotics against Staphylococcus epidermidis”, Future Microbiol. 2019, DOI: 10.2217/fmb-2018-0285. (PDF)

J. Christoffersson, C. Aronsson, M. Jury, R. Selegård, D. Aili, C.-F. Mandenius, "Fabrication of modular hyaluronan-PEG hydrogels to support 3D cultures of hepatocytes in a perfused liver-on-a-chip device", Biofabrication, 2019, 11, 015013. (PDF)

C. Skyttner, R. Selegård, J. Larsson, C. Aronsson, K. Enander, D. Aili, “Sequence and Length Optimization of Membrane Active Coiled Coils for Triggered Liposome Release”, BBA Biomembranes, 2019, 1861, 449-456. (PDF)


Rouhbakhsh, D. Aili, E. Martinsson, A. Svärd, M. Bäck, M. R. Housaindokht, K. P. R. Nilsson, R. Selegård, ” Self-Assembly of a Structurally Defined Chiro-Optical Peptide–Oligothiophene Hybrid Material”, ACS Omega2018, 3, 15066–15075. (PDF)

C. Skyttner, K. Enander, C. Aronsson, D. Aili, "Tuning Liposome Membrane Permeability by Competitive Coiled Coil Heterodimerization and Heterodimer Exchange", Langmuir, 2018, 34, 6529–6537. (PDF)

T. Sivler, P. Sivler, M. Skog, L. Conti, D. Aili, ”Treatment of non-healing ulcers with an allograft/xenograft substitute: a case series”, Advances in Skin & Wound Care, 2018, 31, 306 - 309. (PDF)

P. Chen, X. Liu, G. Goyal, N. T. Tran, J. C. S. Ho, Y. Wang, D. Aili, B. Liedberg, “Nanoplasmonic Sensing from the Human Vision Perspective”, Anal. Chem., 2018, 90, 4916-4924. (PDF)

M. Fürsatz, M. Skog, P. Sivlér, E. Palm, C. Aronsson, A. Skallberg, G. Greczynski, H. Khalaf, T. Bengtsson, D. Aili, "Functionalization of bacterial cellulose wound dressings with the antimicrobial peptide ε-poly-L-Lysine", Biomedical Materials, 2018, 13, 025014. (PDF).


R. Selegård, Z. Rouhbakhsh, H. Shirani, L. Johansson, P. Norman, M. Linares, D. Aili, P. K. Nilsson, "Distinct electrostatic interactions governs the chiro-optical properties and architectural arrangement of peptide-oligothiophene hybrid materials", Macromolecules, 2017, 50, 7102–7110. (PDF)

R. Selegård, C. Aronsson, C. Brommesson, S. Dånmark, D. Aili, "Folding driven self-assembly of a stimuli-responsive peptide-hyaluronan hybrid hydrogel", Sci. Rep., 2017, 7, 7013. (PDF)

T. Bengtsson, B. Zhang, R. Selegård, E. Wiman, D. Aili, H. Khalaf, "Dual Action of Bacteriocin PLNC8 αβ Through Inhibition of Porphyromonas Gingivalis Infection and Promotion of Cell Proliferation", Pathog. Dis., 2017, 75,ftx064, (PDF)

J. Borglin, R. Selegård, D. Aili, M. B. Ericson, “Peptide Functionalized Gold Nanoparticles as a Stimuli Responsive Contrast Medium in Multiphoton Microscopy”, Nano Lett., 2017, 17, 2102–2108. (PDF)


C. Aronsson, R. Selegård, D. Aili, "Zinc-triggered Hierarchical Self-Assembly of Fibrous Helix-Loop-Helix Peptide Superstructures for Controlled Encapsulation and Release", Macromolecules, 2016, 49, 6997−7003. (PDF)

H. Khalaf, S. S. Nakka, C. Sandén, A. Svärd, K. Hultenby, N. Scherbak, D. Aili, T. Bengtsson, "Antibacterial effects of Lactobacillus and bacteriocin PLNC8 αβ on the periodontal pathogen Porphyromonas gingivalis", BMC Microbiology, 2016, 18, 188. (PDF)

A. Wickham, M. Vagin, H. Khalaf, S. Bertazzo, P. Hodder, S. Dånmark, T. Bengtsson, J. Altimiras, D. Aili, "Electroactive Biomimetic Collagen-Silver Nanowire Composite Scaffolds", Nanoscale, 2016, 8, 14146-14155. (PDF)

S. Dånmark, C. Aronsson, D. Aili, "Tailoring Supramolecular Peptide-Poly(ethylene glycol) Hydrogels by Coiled Coil Self-Assembly and Self-Sorting", Biomacromolecules, 2016, 17, 2260-2267. (PDF)

H. Chen, P. Chen, J. Huang, R. Selegård, M. Platt, A. Palaniappan, D. Aili, A. I. Y Tok, B. Liedberg, "Detection of Matrilysin (MMP-7) Activity Using Polypeptide Functionalized Reduced Graphene Oxide Field-Effect Transistor Sensor", Anal. Chem., 2016, 88, 2994-2998.

S. K. Lim, C. Sandén, R. Selgård, B. Liedberg, D. Aili, "Tuning Liposome Membrane Permeability by Competitive Peptide Dimerization and Partitioning-Folding Interactions Regulated by Proteolytic Activity", Sci. Rep., 2016, 6, 21123, doi:10.1038/srep21123. (PDF)

E. Martinsson, M. M. Shahjamali, N. Large, N. Zaraee, Y. Zhou, G. Schatz, C. Mirkin, D. Aili, "Influence of Surfactant Bilayers on the Refractive Index Sensitivity and Catalytic Properties of Anisotropic Gold Nanoparticles", Small, 2016, 12, 330-342.


C. Aronsson, S. Dånmark, F. Zhou, P. Öberg, K. Enander, H. Su, D. Aili, "Self-Sorting Heterodimeric Coiled Coil Peptides with Defined and Tuneable Self-Assembly Properties”, Sci. Rep., 2015, 5, 14063, doi:10.1038/srep14063. (PDF)

A. Gormley, R. Chandrawati, A. Christofferson, C. Loynachan, C. Jumeaux, A. Artzy-Schnirman, D. Aili, I. Yarovsky, M. M. Stevens, “Layer-by-Layer Self-Assembly of Polymer Films and Capsules Through Coiled-Coil Peptides”, Chem. Mater. 2015, 27, 5820-5824.

S. Gudlur, C. Sandén, P. Matoušková, C. Fasciani, D. Aili, “Liposomes as Nanoreactors for the Photochemical Synthesis of Gold Nanoparticles”, J. Colloid. Interface Sci., 2015, 456, 206-209.

A. Wickham, D. Sjölander, G. Bergström, E. Wang, V. Rajendran, C. Hildesjö, K. Skoglund, K. P. R. Nilsson, D. Aili, “Near-Infrared Emitting and Pro-Angiogenic Electrospun Conjugated Polymer Scaffold for Optical Biomaterial Tracking”, Adv. Funct. Mater., 2015, 25, 4274-4281.


E. Martinsson, M. A. Otte, M. M. Shahjamali, B. Sepulveda, D. Aili, "Substrate Effect on the Refractive Index Sensitivity of Silver Nanoparticles", J. Phys. Chem. C, 2014, 118, 24680–24687.

R. Selegård, K. Enander, D. Aili, “Generic Phosphatase Detection using Zinc Mediated Aggregation Modulation of Peptide-Modified Gold Nanoparticles”, Nanoscale, 2014, 6, 14204-14212. (Front cover)

M. Mak, R. Selegård, D. Aili, “Probing Zinc–Protein–Chelant Interactions Using Gold Nanoparticles Functionalized with Zinc-Responsive Polypeptides”, Particle, 2014, 31, 1127–1133. (Front cover)

E. Martinsson, B. Sepúlveda, C. Peng, A. Elfwing, B. Liedberg, D. Aili, “Optimizing the Refractive Index Sensitivity of Plasmonically Coupled Nanostructures”, Plasmonics, 2014, 9, 773-780.

Y. Wang, X. Liu, J. Zhang, D. Aili, B. Liedberg, “Time-Resolved Botulinum Neurotoxin A Activity Monitoring with Peptide-Functionalized Gold Nanoparticle Energy Transfer Sensors”, Chem. Sci., 2014, 5, 2651-2656.

X. Liu, Y. Wang, P. Chen, Y. Wang, J. Zhang, D. Aili, B. Liedberg, ”Bio-functionalized Gold Nanoparticles for Colorimetric Sensing of Botulinum Neurotoxin A Light Chain”, Anal. Chem., 2014, 86, 2345-2352.


E. Martinsson, M. Shahjamali, K. Enander, F. Boey, C. Xue, D. Aili, B. Liedberg, “Local Refractive Index Sensing based on Edge Gold-coated Silver Nanoprisms” J. Phys. Chem. C, 2013, 117, 23148-23154.

P. Chen, R. Selegård, D. Aili, B. Liedberg, ”Peptide Functionalized Gold Nanoparticles for Colorimetric Detection of Matrilysin (MMP-7) Activity”, Nanoscale, 2013, 5, 8973-8976.

T. Fyrner, T. Ederth, D. Aili, B. Liedberg, P. Konradsson, “Synthesis of Oligo(lactose)-based Thiols and Their Self-assembly onto Gold Surfaces”, Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces, 2013, 105, 187-193.

R. de la Rica, D. Aili, M. M. Stevens, “Enzyme-Responsive Nanoparticles for Drug Release and Diagnostics”, Adv. Drug. Deliv. Rev., 2012, 64, 967–978.


Y. Wang, D. Aili, R. Selegård, Y. Tay, L. Baltzer, H. Zhang, B. Liedberg, “Specific Functionalization of CTAB Stabilized Anisotropic Gold Nanoparticles with Polypeptides for Folding-Mediated Self-Assembly”, J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 12, 20368-20373.

T. Fyrner, K. Magnusson, K. P. R. Nilsson, P. Hammarström, D. Aili, P. Konradsson, “Derivatization of a bioorthogonal protected trisaccharide linker toward multimodal tools for chemical biology”, Bioconjugate Chem., 2012, 23, 1333–1340.

M. M. Shahjamali, M. Bosman, S. Cao, X. Huang, S. Saadat, E. Martinsson, D. Aili, Y. Y. Tay, B. Liedberg, S. C. J. Loo, H. Zhang, F. Boey, C. Xue, “Gold Coating of Silver Nanoprisms”, Adv. Funct. Mater., 2012, 22, 849-854.


D. Aili, P. Gryko, B. Sepulveda, J. A. G. Dick, N. Kirby, R. Heenan, L. Baltzer, B. Liedberg, M. Ryan, M. M. Stevens, ”Polypeptide Folding-Mediated Tuning of the Optical and Structural Properties of Gold Nanoparticle Assemblies”, Nano Lett., 2011, 11, 5564-5573.

D. Aili, M. Mager, D. Roche, M. M. Stevens, “Hybrid Nanoparticle-Liposome Detection of Phospholipase Activity, Nano Lett., 2011, 11, 1401-1405. Science, Editor’s Choice, 2010, 239, 1576 and Nat. Chem., News & Views, 2010, 2, 1006-1007. (Front Cover)


M. Hamedi, J. Wigenius, F.-I Tai, P. Björk, D. Aili, “Polypeptide-Guided Assembly of Conducting Nanocomposites”, Nanoscale, 2010, 2, 2058-2061.

D. Aili, M.M. Stevens, ”Bioresponsive Peptide-Inorganic Hybrid Nanomaterials”, Chem. Soc. Rev., 2010, 39, 3358-3370. (Front Cover)

J. Wigenius, P. Björk, M. Hamedi, D. Aili, ”Supramolecular assembly of designed alpha-helical polypeptide-based nanostructures and luminescent conjugated polyelectrolytes”, Macromol. Biosci., 2010, 8, 836-841. (Back Cover)


C. Andrésen, S. Jalal, D. Aili, Y. Wang, S. Islam, A. Jarl, B. Liedberg, L.-G. Mårtensson, B. Wretlind, M. Sunnerhagen, ”Critical Biophysical Properties in the Pseudomonas Aeruginosa Efflux Gene Regulator MexR are Targeted by Mutations Conferring Multidrug Resistance”, Prot. Sci., 2010, 19, 680-692.

D. Aili, R. Selegård, L. Baltzer, K. Enander, B. Liedberg, “Colorimetric Protein Sensing by Controlled Assembly of Gold Nanoparticles Functionalized with Synthetic Receptors”, Small, 2009, 5, 2445-2452. (Inside Cover)


J. Wetterö, T. Hellerstedt, P. Nygren, K. Broo, D. Aili, Bo Liedberg, K.-E. Magnusson, ”Immobilized Chemoattractant Peptides Mediate Adhesion and Distinct Calcium-Dependent Cell signaling in Human Neutrophils”, Langmuir, 2008, 24, 6803-6811.

F. Nayeri, T. Nayeri, D. Aili, L Brudin, B. Liedberg, ”The Clinical Impact of Real-Time Evaluation of Biological Activity and Degradation of Hepatocyte Growth Factor”, Growth Factors, 2008, 26, 163-171.

D. Aili, K. Enander, L. Baltzer, B. Liedberg, “Assembly of Polypeptide Functionalized Gold Nanoparticles Through a Hetero-Association and Folding Dependent Bridging”, Nano Lett., 2008, 8, 2473-2478.

D. Aili, F.-I. Tai, K. Enander, L. Baltzer, B. Liedberg, “Self-Assembling Fibers and Nano-Rings from Disulphide Linked Helix-Loop-Helix Polypeptides”, Angew. Chem., Int. Ed., 2008, 47, 5554-5556.

D. Aili, H. S. Han, K. Enander, L. Baltzer, B. Liedberg, “Controlled Assembly of Gold Nanoparticles using De Novo Designed Polypeptide Scaffolds” In: MEMS/MOEMS Components and Their Applications V. Special Focus Topics: Transducers at the Micro-Nano Interface, Vol. 6885 (Eds.: S. A. Tadigadapa, B. A. Parviz, A. K. Henning), SPIE, 2008, p. 688506.

D. Aili, K. Enander, I. Nesterenko, F. Björefors, L. Baltzer, B. Liedberg, "Folding Induced Assembly of Polypeptide Decorated Gold Nanoparticles", J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2008, 130, 5780-5788.


D. Aili, K. Enander, L. Baltzer, B. Liedberg, “Synthetic De Novo Designed Polypeptides for Control of Nanoparticle Assembly and Biosensing”, Biochem. Soc. Trans., 2007, 35, 532-534.


D. Aili, K. Enander, J. Rydberg, I. Lundström, L. Baltzer, B. Liedberg, "Aggregation-Induced Folding of a De Novo Designed Polypeptide Immobilized on Gold Nanoparticles", J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2006, 128, 2194-2195.

F. Nayeri , J. Xu , A. Abdiu , T. Nayeri , D. Aili , B. Liedberg , U. Carlsson, “Autocrine Production of Biologically Active Hepatocyte Growth Factor (HGF) by Injured Human Skin”, J. Derm. Sci., 2006, 43, 49-56.


F. Nayeri, D. Aili, T. Nayeri, J. Xu, S. Almer, I. Lundström, B. Åkerlind, B. Liedberg, ”Hepatocyte Growth Factor (HGF) in Fecal Samples: Rapid Detection by Surface Plasmon Resonance”, BMC Gastroenterology, 2005, 5, 13.

K. Enander, D. Aili, L. Baltzer, I. Lundström, B. Liedberg, “Alpha-hHelix-Inducing Dimerization of Synthetic Polypeptide Scaffolds on Gold”, Langmuir, 2005, 21, 2480-2487.