College of Science and math/Dean's Office

Faculty Publications - Chemistry

Peer-reviewed Publications

(* indicates student co-author; Chemistry/Biochemistry faculty PI(s) in boldface)



F Aitken, N Bonifaci, K von Haeften, Eloranta. Theoretical modeling of electron mobility in superfluid 4He. J. Chem. Phys., 2016, 145, 044105.

J Botana, J Brgoch, C Hou,Miao. Iodine Anions beyond -​1: Formation of LinI (n = 2-​5) and Its Interaction with Quasiatoms. Inorg. Chem., 2016, 55(18), 9377-9382.

X Buelna*, A Freund*, D Gonzalez, E Popov, J Eloranta. jection of Metal Particles into Superfluid 4He by Laser Ablation. J. Phys. Chem. B, 2016, online.

KA Crowhurst, JVC Horn*, PMM Weers. Backbone and side chain chemical shift assignments of apolipophorin III from Galleria mellonella. Biomol. NMR Assign., 2016, 10(1), 143-147.

A Garcia, X Buelna*, E Popov, Eloranta. Time-resolved study of laser initiated shock wave propagation in superfluid 4He. J. Chem. Phys., 2016, 145, 124504.

C Hou, J Botana, X Zhang, X Wang, Miao. Pressure-​induced structural and valence transition in AgO. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2016, 18(22), 15322-15326.

M Mardirosian*, L Nalbandyan*, AD Miller*, C Phan*, EP Kelson, PL Fischhaber. Saw1 localizes to repair sites but is not required for recruitment of Rad10 to repair intermediates bearing short non-homologous 3' flaps during single-strand annealing in S. cerevisiae. Mol. Cell. Biochem., 2016, 412(1), 131-139.

GG Melikyan, R Davis*, S Cappuccino*. Acquiring and exploiting persistency of propargyl radicals: Novel paradigms. Organometallics, 2016, 35, 2854-2867.

W Mi, S Zhang, Y Wang, Y Ma, M Miao. First-​principle optimal local pseudopotentials construction via optimized effective potential method. J. Chem. Phys., 2016, 144, 134108.

M Miao, J Botana, E Zurek, T Hu, J Liu, W Yang. Electron counting and a large family of two-dimensional semiconductors. Chem. Mater., 2016, 28, 1994.

TG Minehan. Tandem Bond-​Forming Reactions of 1-​Alkynyl Ethers. Acc. Chem. Res., 2016, 49(6), 1168-1181.

K Ng*, TG Minehan. A Single-​Flask Synthesis of Morita-​Baylis-​Hillman Adducts from Ethoxyacetylene and Carbonyl Compounds: Synthesis of Subamolides D and E. Org. Lett., 2016, 18(16), 4028-4031.

K Ng*, V Tran*, T Minehan. A single-​flask synthesis of α-​alkylidene and α-​benzylidene lactones from ethoxyacetylene, epoxides​/oxetanes, and carbonyl compounds. Tet. Lett., 2016, 57, 415-419.

H Stambulyan*, TG Minehan. A protecting group-​free synthesis of (-​)​-​hortonones A-​C from the Inhoffen-​Lythgoe diol. Org. Biomol. Chem., 2016, 14, 8728-8731.



V Fernandez, A Garcia, K Vossoughian*, E Popov, S GarrettJ Eloranta. Laser-assisted detection of metal nanoparticles in liquid He-II. J. Phys. Chem. A, 2015, 119, 10882.

D Mateo, F Gonzalez*, J Eloranta. Rotational Superfluidity in Small Helium Droplets. J. Phys. Chem. A, 2015, 119, 2262-2270.

JM Benoun*, DL Cortez*, A Valencia*, DM Moore*, A Granda*, EP Kelson, PL Fischhaber. Rad7 E3 ubiquitin ligase attenuates polyubiquitylation of Rpn10 and Dsk2 following DNA damage in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Adv. Biol. Chem., 2015, 5, 239-254. 

M Jan*, JD Medh. ShRNA-mediated gene silencing of lipoprotein lipase improves insulin sensitivity in L6 skeletal muscle cells. Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun., 2015, 462, 33.

D Akopian*, RL Kawashima*, JD Medh. Phosphatidylcholine-mediated aqueous diffusion of cellular cholesterol down-regulates the ABCA1 transporter in human skin fibroblasts. Int J. Biochem. Res. Rev., 2015, 5, 214.

GG Melikyan. Propargyl Radical Chemistry: Renaissance Instigated by Metal Coordination. Acc. Chem. Res., 2015, 48(4), 1065-1079. 

GG Melikyan, B Anker*. Radical Reactions of 1,4-Alkadiynes: Metal Coordination as an Effective Tool for Controlling the Regio- and Stereoselectivity of the C-C Bond Formation. Organometallics, 2015, 34, 4194-4197.

H Panesar*, J Solano*, TG Minehan. Synthesis and DNA binding profile of N-mono- and N,N'-disubstituted indolo[3,2-b]carbazoles. Org. Biomol. Chem., 2015, 13, 2879-2883.

L Sartor*, C Ibarra*, A Al-Mestarihi, BO Bachmann, JL Vey. X-ray crystal structure of DnmZ, a nitrososynthase in the Streptomyces peucetius anthracycline biosynthetic pathway. Acta Cryst. F., 2015, 71, 1205-1214.

CA Jordan*, BA Sandoval*, MV Serobyan*, D Gilling, MP Groziak, HH Xu, JL Vey. Crystallographic insights into the structure-activity relationships of diazaborine enoyl-ACP reductase inhibitors. Acta Cryst. F., 2015, 71, 1521-1530.



MA Garrison*, KA Crowhurst. NMR-monitored titration of acid-stress bacterial chaperone HdeA reveals that Asp and Glu charge neutralization produces a loosened dimer structure in preparation for protein unfolding and chaperone activation. Prot. Sci., 2014, 23(2), 167-178.

KA Crowhurst13C, 15N and 1H backbone and side chain chemical shift assignment of acid-stress bacterial chaperone HdeA at pH 6. Biomol. NMR Assign., 2014, 8, 319-323.

R Okoshi*, A Rasheed*, G Chen Reddy*, CJ McCrowey*, DB Curtis. Size and mass distributions of ground-level sub-micrometer biomass burning aerosol from small wildfires. Atmos. Env., 2014, 89, 392-402.

D Mateo, J Eloranta, GA Williams. Interaction of ions, atoms, and small molecules with quantized vortex lines in superfluid 4He. J. Chem. Phys., 2014, 174, 269.

D Mateo, J Eloranta. Solvation of Intrinsic Positive Charge in Superfluid Helium. J. Phys. Chem. A., 2014, 118, 6407-6415.

SL Fiedler, J Eloranta. Interaction of helium Rydberg state atoms with superfluid helium. J. Low Temp. Phys., 2014, 174, 269.

F Wang, PL Fischhaber, C Guo, T-S Tang. Epigenetic modifications as novel therapeutic targets for Huntington's disease. Epigenomics, 2014, 6, 287-297.

G Diamante*, C Phan*, AS Celis*, J Krueger*, EP KelsonPL FischhaberSAW1 is required for SDSA double-strand break repair in S. cerevisiaeBiochem. Biophys. Res. Commun., 2014, 445(3), 602-607.

N Baca*, RD Conner, SJ Garrett. Corrosion behavior of oxide-covered Cu47Ti34Zr11Ni8 (Vitreloy 101) in chloride-containing solutions. Mater. Sci. Eng. C, 2014, 184, 105-112.

M Chan*, A Capek*, DA Brill*, SJ Garrett. Characterization of the patina formed on a low tin bronze exposed to aqueous hydrogen sulfide. Surf. Interface Anal., 2014, 46(7), 433-441.

R Rosseto*, J Hajdu. Peptidophospholipids: Synthesis, phospholipase A2 catalyzed hydrolysis, and application to development of phospholipid prodrugs. Chem. Phys. Lipids, 2014, 183, 110-116.

R Rosseto*, J Hajdu. Synthesis of phospholipids on a glyceric acid scaffold: design and preparation of phospholipase A2 specific substrates. Tetrahedron, 2014, 70, 3155-3165.

RL Kawashima*, JD Medh. Down-regulation of lipoprotein lipase increases ABCA1-mediated cholesterol efflux in THP-1 macrophages. Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun., 2014, 450, 1416-1421.

GG Melikyan, E Voorhees*, R Sepanian*. Radical reactions of the cobalt-complexed propargyl acetals: inter- and intramolecular variants. Organometallics, 2014, 33, 69-83.

X Cai*, K Ng*, H Panesar*, A Yepremyan*, TG Minehan. Total Synthesis of the Antitumor Natural Product Polycarcin V and Evaluation of Its DNA Binding Profile. Org. Lett., 2014, 16, 2962-2965.

M Mavlan*, K Ng*, H Panesar*, A Yepremyan, TG Minehan. Synthesis of 3,3'-di-O-methyl Ardimerin and exploration of its DNA binding properties. Org. Lett., 2014, 16, 2212-2215.

TM Pappenfus, DT Seidenkranz, MD Lovander, TL Beck, BJ Karels, K Ogawa, DE Janzen. Synthesis and Electronic Properties of Oxidized Benzo[1,2-b:4,5-b']dithiophenes. J. Org. Chem., 2014, 79, 9408-9412.

W-S DeRieux*, A Wong*, Y Schrodi. Synthesis and characterization of iron complexes based on bis-phosphinite PONOP and bis-phosphite PONOP pincer ligands. J. Organomet. Chem., 2014, 772-773, 60-67.



CJ McCrowey*, SS Tinilau*, G Calderon*, J-E Koo*, DB Curtis. A Portable High-Resolution Polar Nephelometer for Measurement of the Angular Scattering Properties of Atmospheric Aerosol: Design and Validation. Aerosol Sci. Tech., 2013, 47(6), 592-605.

A Rasheed*, DB Curtis. Note: A latched comparator circuit for triggering continuous-wave cavity ring-down spectroscopy. Rev. Sci. Instrum., 2013, 84, 066109.

E Popov, M Mammetkuliyev*, J Eloranta. Dynamics of vortex assisted metal condensation in superfluid helium. J. Chem. Phys., 2013, 138, 204307.

J Karlin*, PL FischhaberRad51 ATP binding but not hydrolysis is required to recruit Rad10 in synthesis-dependent strand annealing sites in S. cerevisiae. Adv. Biol. Chem., 2013, 3(3), 295-303.

N Baca*, T-T Ngo*, RD Conner, SJ Garrett. Small scale resistance spot welding of Cu47Ti34Zr11Ni8 (Vitreloy 101) bulk metallic glass. J. Mater. Process. Technol., 2013, 213(11), 2042-2048.

LY Watanabe, SN Roberts*, N Baca*, A Wiest, SJ Garrett, RD Conner. Fatigue and corrosion of a Pd-based bulk metallic glass in various environments. Mater. Sci. Eng. C, 2013, 33(7), 4021-4025.

R Rosseto*, J Hajdu. Synthesis of phospholipids on a glyceric acid scaffold: design and preparation of phospholipase A2 specific substrates. Tetrahedron, 2014, 70(19), 3155-3165. 

M Wang*, S Pinnamaraju*, R Ranganathan, J Hajdu. Synthesis of mixed-chain phosphatidylcholines including coumarin fluorophores for FRET-based kinetic studies of phospholipase A2 enzymes. Chem. Phys. Lipids, 2013, 172/173, 78-85.

GG Melikyan, L Carlson*, N Sahakyan*, A Floruti*, M Garrison*. Impact of Reducing Agent, Temperature, and Substrate Topology on Diastereoselectivity of the Intermolecular Coupling Reactions, or How “Free” Are Cobalt-Complexed Propargyl Radicals? Dalton T., 2013, 42, 14801-14812.

DS Tabari*, DR Tolentino*, Y Schrodi. Reactivation of a Ruthenium-Based Olefin Metathesis Catalyst. Organometallics, 2013, 32, 5-8.



MPS Andersen, OJ Nielsen, B Karpichev, TJ Wallington, SP Sander. Atmospheric chemistry of isoflurane, desflurane, and sevoflurane: kinetics and mechanisms of reactions with chlorine atoms and OH radicals and global warming potentials. J. Phys. Chem. A, 2012, 116, 5806-5820.

MPS Andersen, RL Waterland, SP Sander, OJ Nielsen, TJ Wallington. Atmospheric chemistry of CxF2x+1CH=CH2 (x = 1, 2, 4, 6 and 8): radiative efficiencies and global warming potentials. J. Photoch. Photobiol. A., 2012, 233, 50-52.

MPS Andersen, OJ Nielsen, MD Hurley, TJ Wallington. Atmospheric chemistry of t-CF3CH=CHCl: products and mechanisms of the gas-phase reactions with chlorine atoms and hydroxyl radicals. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2012, 14, 1735-1748.

MPS Andersen, OJ Nielsen, TJ Wallington, B Karpichev, SP Sander. Assessing the impact on global climate from general anesthetic gases. Anesth. Analg., 2012, 114, 1081-1085.

IJ Simpson, MPS Andersen, S Meinardi, L Bruhwiler, NJ Blake, D Helmig, FS Rowland, DR Blake. Long-term decline of global atmospheric ethane concentrations and implications for methane,”  Nature, 2012, 488, 490-4.

FF Østerstrøm, OJ Nielsen, MPS Andersen, TJ Wallington. Atmospheric chemistry of CF3CH2OCH3: reaction with chlorine atoms and OH radicals, kinetics, degradation mechanism and global warming potential. Chem. Phys. Lett., 2012, 524, 32-37.

J Maly*, KA Crowhurst. Expression, purification and preliminary NMR characterization of isotopically labeled wild-type human heterotrimeric G protein α(i1). Prot. Expres. Purif., 2012, 84(2), 255-264.

N Bonifaci, F Aitken, VM Atrazhev, SL Fiedler, J Eloranta. Experimental and theoretical characterization of the long-range interaction between He*(3s) and He(1s). Phys. Rev. A., 2012, 85, 042706.

DF Dahabreh*, JD Medh. Activation of peroxisome proliferator activated receptor gamma results in an atheroprotective apolipoprotein profile in HepG2 cells. Adv. Biol. Chem., 2012, 2, 218-225.

GG Melikyan, B Rivas*, S Harutyunyan*, L Carlson*, R Sepanian*. Cobaltocene-Induced Low-Temperature Radical Coupling Reactions in a Cobalt-Alkyne Series. Organometallics, 2012, 31, 1653-1663.

A Yepremyan*, TG Minehan. Total Synthesis of Indole-3-Acetonitrile-4-Methoxy-2-C-b-D-Glucopyranoside. Proposal for Structural Revision of the Natural Product. Org. Biomol. Chem., 2012, 10, 5194.

LR Jimenez*, DR Tolentino*, BJ Gallon*, Y Schrodi. Development of a Method for the Preparation of Ruthenium Indenylidene-Ether Olefin Metathesis Catalysts. Molecules, 2012, 17, 5675-5689.

DP Dowling, JL Vey, AK Croft, CL Drennan. Structural diversity in the AdoMet radical enzyme superfamily. BBA Proteins Proteom., 2012, 1824, 1178-1195.