Yan An

 

ADDRESS: Institute of Marine Materials Science & Engineering, Shanghai Maritime University, Shanghai, 201306, P. R. China

+86 21 38284808 (Office)
liffanyanathotmail.com

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Synthesis, characterization and bioactivities of metal complexes with nitrogenous heterocyclic groups

Design, synthesis, characterization and application of artificial enzyme model

EDUCATION

2007 Ph.D. in Inorganic Biochemistry, School of Chemistry & Chemical Engineering, Sun Yat-sen University

2002 B.S. in Chemistry, School of Chemistry & Chemical Engineering, Qufu Normal University

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2007-present Lecturer and Associate Professor in Institute of Marine Materials Science & Engineering, Shanghai Maritime University

2012.09-2013.08 Visiting Scholar in Department of Chemistry, Fudan University

2010.10-2011.03 Visiting Scholar in Department of Chemistry, Texas A&M University, USA

2009 Chenguang Scholar Award and Research Fund, Shanghai Municipal Education Commission & Shanghai Educational Development Foundation

2006.09-2007.03 Assistant Researcher in Department of Chemistry, the University of Hong Kong

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

1. An, Y.; Li, X. F.; Dong, L. H.; Yin, Y. S.; Li, W. G.; Zhang, Y. L., Research progress of transition metal complexes for marine antifouling. Journal of Molecular Science 2012, 28(1), 10-16.

2. Li, X. F.; An, Y.; Lau, K. T.; Li, W. G.; Yin, Y. S., Europium complex with functionalized carbon nanotubes: a new lanthanide photoluminescence nanomaterial. Advanced Materials Research 2012, 410, 129-132.

3. Li, W. G.; An, Y.; Li, X. F.; Yin, Y. S.; Wen, Y. H.; Zhang, Y. L.; Wang, G. Q., Fabrication of the nanoparticles of the Cu(II), Zn(II) complexes with pyrithione derivative and their marine biological activities. Advanced Materials Research 2012, 410, 382-385.

4. Zhang, Y. L.; Wang, W. H.; An, Y.; Zhang, F. H.; Yin, Y. S.; Dong, L. H., Semi-tubular structure of manganese oxide and their electrochemical properties. Materials Letters 2012, 69, 7-9.

5. An, Y.; Li, X. F.; Chen, H. G.; Liu, W. S.; Ng, S.; Zhang, Y. L.; Wang, J. H., Synthesis, structures and bioactivities of silver(I) complexes with dithioether ligands that contain a di- or triethylene glycol chain and different terminal groups. Inorganica Chimica Acta 2011, 376 (1), 230-237.

6. Sun, J.; An, Y.; Zhang, L.; Chen, H. Y.; Han, Y.; Wang, Y. J.; Mao, Z. W.; Ji, L. N., Studies on synthesis, characterization, and G-quadruplex binding of Ru(II) complexes containing two dppz ligands. Journal of Inorganic Biochemistry 2011, 105 (2), 149-154.

7. Yang, N.; An, Y.; Cai, J. W.; Hu, L. H.; Zeng, Y. B.; Mao, Z. W.; Chen, G. H.; Sun, H. Z., Polymeric architectures of bismuth citrate based on dimeric building blocks. Science China Chemistry 2010, 53 (10), 2152–2158.

8. Sun, J.; Wu, S.; An, Y.; Liu, J.; Gao, F.; Ji, L. N.; Mao, Z. W., Synthesis, crystal structure and DNA-binding properties of ruthenium(II) polypyridyl complexes with dicationic 2,2’-dipyridyl derivatives as ligands. Polyhedron 2008, 27, 2845-2850.

9. Li, X. F.; Lau, K. T.; An, Y.; Yin, Y. S.; Wong, T. T., Luminescent and mechanical properties of the epoxy composites doped with europium complex. Materials Letters 2008, 62, 4434-4436.

10. An, Y.; Lin, Y. Y.; Wang, H.; Sun, H. Z.; Tong, M. L.; Jia, L. N.; Mao, Z. W., Cleavage of double-strand DNA by zinc complexes of dicationic 2,2 '-dipyridyl derivatives. Dalton Transactions 2007, (12), 1250-1254.

11. An, Y.; Tong, M. L.; Ji, L. N.; Mao, Z. W., Double-strand DNA cleavage by copper complexes of 2,2 '-dipyridyl with electropositive pendants. Dalton Transactions 2006, (17), 2066-2071.

12. An, Y.; Liu, S. D.; Deng, S. Y.; Ji, L. N.; Mao, Z. W., Cleavage of double-strand DNA by linear and triangular trinuclear copper complexes. Journal of Inorganic Biochemistry 2006, 100, 1586-1593.

13. An, Y.; Liu, S. D.; Zhu, Y.; Huang, H. Z.; Ji, L. N.; Mao, Z. W., Diethylenetriamine derivatives modified with naphthalene: synthesis, copper(II) complexes and their nuclease activities. Chinese Journal of Inorganic Chemistry 2006, 8, 1387-1391.