Optical Radiology Labs at Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine
  1. S. Achilefu, A.  Srinivasan, M.A. Schmidt, H.N. Jimenez, J.E. Bugaj, J.L. Erion: Novel bioactive and stable neurotensin peptide analogues capable of delivering radiopharmaceuticals and molecular beacons of tumors. J Med Chem 46 3402-3411 (2003)
  2. Y. Chen, G. Zheng, Z.H. Zhang, D. Blessington, M. Zhang, H Li, Q Liu, L Zhou, X Intes, S. Achilefu:   Metabolism enhanced tumor localization by fluorescence imaging: in vivo animal studies.  Chance B Opt Lett  21  2070-2 (2003)
  3. Y. Ye ,Li, C. J. Anderson, J. Kao, G. V. Nikiforovich, S. Achilefu: Synthesis and characterization of a macrocyclic near infrared optical scaffold. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 125, 7766-7767 (2003)
  4. V. A. Dalm, P. M. Van Hagen, P. M. Van Koetsveld, S. Achilefu, A. B. Houtsmuller, D. H. Pols, A. J. Van Der Lely, S. W. Lamberts, L. J. Hofland: Expression of somatostatin, cortistatin and somatostatin receptors in human monocytes, macrophages and dendritic cells. Am. J. Physiol. Endocrinol. Metab.285, E344-E353  (2003)
  5. J. S. Lewis, S. Achilefu, J. R. Garbow, R. Laforest, M. J. Welch: Small animal imaging: current technology and perspectives for oncological imaging. Eur. J. Cancer 38, 2173-2188 (2002)
  6. Y. Chen, L. Zhou, C. Mu, I. Chenpeng, X. Intes, S. Achilefu, and B. Chance: Phase cancellation system for tumor imaging using targeted fluorescent contrast agents. Proc. SPIE-Int. Soc. Opt. Eng. 4916, 22-29 (2002)
  7. S. Achilefu, H. N. Jimenez, R. B. Dorshow, J. E. Bugaj, E. G. Webb, R. R. Wilhelm, R. Rajagopalan, J. Johler, J. L. Erion: Synthesis, in vitro receptor binding, and in vivo evaluation of fluorescein and carbocyanine peptide-based optical contrast agents. J. Med. Chem. 45, 2003-2015 (2002)
  8. R. B. Dorshow, S. Achilefu, J. E. Bugaj, R. Rajagopalan: Receptor-targeted fluorescent  contrast agents for in vivo imaging. Optics & Photonics News 12, 28, (2001)
  9. S. Achilefu, J. E. Bugaj, R. B.  Dorshow, H. N. Jimenez, R. Rajagopalan: New approach to optical imaging of tumors. Proc. SPIE-Int. Soc. Opt. Eng. 4259, 110-114, (2001)
  10. R. Rajagopalan, S. Achilefu, H. N. Jimenez, E. G. Webb, M. A. Schmidt, J. E. Bugaj, and R. B. Dorshow: Targeted Type 1 phototherapeutic agents using azido-peptide bioconjugates. Proc. SPIE-Int. Soc. Opt. Eng. 4259, 129-132, (2001)
  11. S. Achilefu, J. E. Bugaj, R. B.  Dorshow, H. N. Jimenez, R. Rajagopalan, R. R. Wilhelm, E. G. Webb, J. L. Erion: Site-specific targeted fluorescent contrast agents. Proc. SPIE-Int. Soc. Opt. Eng. 4156, 69-78 (2001)
  12. J. E. Bugaj, S. Achilefu, R. B. Dorshow, R. Rajagopalan: Novel Fluorescent Contrast Agents for Optical Imaging of In Vivo Tumors Based on a Receptor-Targeted Dye- Peptide Conjugate Platform. J. Biomed. Optics 6, 122-133 (2001)
  13. S. Achilefu, R. B. Dorshow, R. Rajagopalan, and J. E. Bugaj: Novel Receptor-Targeted Fluorescent Contrast Agents for In Vivo Tumor Imaging. Invest. Radiol. 35, 479-485 (2000)
  14. S. Achilefu, R. R. Wilhelm, H. N. Jimenez, and A. Srinivasan: A New Method for the Synthesis of Tri-t-butyl Diethylenetriaminepentaacetic Acid and Its Derivatives. J. Org. Chem. 65, 1562-1565 (2000)
  15. R. Rajagopalan, P. Uetrecht, J. E. Bugaj, S. Achilefu, and R. B. Dorshow: Stabilization of the Optical Tracer Agent Indocyanine Green Using Noncovalent Interactions. Photochem. & Photobiol. 71, 347-350 (2000)
  16. R. B. Dorshow, S. Achilefu, J. E. Bugaj, and R. Rajagopalan: In Vivo Optical Imaging using Tumor Specific Exogenous Fluorescent Contrast Agents. Bull. Am. Phys. Soc. 45, 956 (2000)
  17. S. Achilefu, R. B. Dorshow, J. E. Bugaj, and R. Rajagopalan: Tumor Specific Fluorescent Contrast Agents.  Proc. SPIE-Int. Soc. Opt. Eng. 3917, 80-86 (2000)
  18. R. Rajagopalan, J. E. Bugaj, R. B. Dorshow, C. J. Venkatriamani, P. A. Uetricht, and S. Achilefu: Polyionic Fluorescent bioconjugates as Tracer Agents for Continuous Monitoring of Renal Function. Proc. SPIE-Int. Soc. Opt. Eng. 3924, 28-34 (2000)
  19. J. E. Bugaj, J. L. Erion, M. A. Schmidt, R. R. Wilhelm, S. I. Achilefu, and A. Srinivasan: Biodistribution and Radiotherapy Studies Using Samarium-153 and Lutetium-177 DTPA Conjugates of Y3- Octreotate. J. Nuclear Med. 40, 223P, #996 (1999)
  20. C. Gerardin-Charbonnier, S. Auberger, L. Molina, S. Achilefu, M-A. Manresa, P. Vinardell, M-R. Infante, and C. Selve: Preparation and Antibiotic Activity of Monobactam Analogues of Nocardicins. Prep. Biochem. Biotechnol. 29, 257- 72 (1999)
  21. R. B. Dorshow, J. E. Bugaj, S. I. Achilefu, R. Rajagopalan, and A. H. Combs: Monitoring physiological function by detection of exogenous fluorescent contrast agents.  Bull. Am. Phy. Soc. 44, 334 (1999)
  22. R. B. Dorshow, J. E. Bugaj, S. Achilefu, R. Rajagopalan, and A. H. Combs: Monitoring physiological function by detection of exogenous fluorescent contrast agents. Proc. SPIE-Int. Soc. Opt. Eng. 3599, 2-8 (1999)
  23. L. Molina, A. Perani, M. Infante, M. Manresa, M. Maugras, S. Achilefu, M. Stebe, and C. Selve: Bioactive surfactants containing a b-lactam group: synthesis and properties. J. Chem.  Soc. Chem.  Commun. 12, 1279-1280 (1995)
  24. S. Achilefu, L. Mansuy, C. Selve, and S. Thiebaut: Synthesis of 2H, 2H-perfluoroalkyl and 2H-perfluoroalkenyl carboxylic acids and amides.  J. Fluorine Chem. 70, 19-26 (1995)
  25. S. Achilefu, C. Selve, M. Stebe, J. Ravey, and J. Delpuech: Monodisperse perfluoroalkyl oxyethylene nonionic surfactants with methoxy capping: synthesis and phase behavior of water/surfactant binary systems.  Langmuir 10, 2131-2138 (1994)
  26. H. Wassermann, E. Azim, G. Coudert, S. Achilefu, and C. Selve: Symmetric di-or tetra-alkyl substituted monodisperse polyoxyethylene glycols: synthesis and surface properties.  J. Chem. Soc. Perkin Trans. 2, 2043-2047 (1992)
  27. C. Selve and S. Achilefu: Synthesis and stability studies of a family of fluorinated nonionic surfactants.  Informations Chimie 326, 156-158 (1991)
  28. C. Selve, C. Delestre, S. Achilefu, M. Maugras, and F. Attioui: Synthesis and evaluation of the properties of fluorinated amphiphilic amides of 2,2-bis(hydroxymethyl) propionic acid.  J. Chem. Soc.,Chem. Commun. 13, 863-864 (1991)
  29. C. Selve and S. Achilefu: Synthesis of monodisperse perfluoroalkyl-oxyethylene surfactants with methoxy capping: surfactants of high chemical inertness.  J. Chem.  Soc., Chem. Commun. 13, 911-912 (1990)
  30. C. Selve, S. Achilefu, and L. Mansuy: A new procedure for the synthesis of ether-bridged nonionic surfactants. Synth. Commun. 20, 799-807 (1990)
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