Department Publications 2023:

The Importance of Clear Expectations Related to Academic Integrity in a Chemistry Course Syllabus: What Counts as Cheating?

Modulating vitamin D receptor–coregulator binding with small molecules

Structural and Biochemical Characterization of MppQ, an L-Enduracididine Biosynthetic Enzyme from Streptomyces hygroscopicus

A Molecular-Scale Analysis of Pressure-Dependent Sliding Shear Stresses

Stagnant pore-blocked supports for improved extraction chromatography

Development and validation of an LC–MS/MS method for the determination of ARN14988, an acid ceramidase inhibitor, and its application to a pharmacokinetic study in a mouse model

The use of frameworks in chemistry education research

A Review of Course-Based Undergraduate Research Experiences in Chemistry

Comparing Student and Generative Artificial Intelligence Chatbot Responses to Organic Chemistry Writing-to-Learn Assignments 

Improved 2-pyridyl reductive homocoupling reaction using biorenewable solvent CyreneTM (dihydrolevoglucosenone)

Analytical Models for the Chain-Length- and Velocity-Dependent Tribochemical Reaction Rates of Molecular Monolayers on Copper

Characterization of a solid-supported aqueous biphasic system for the sorption of dyes from aqueous solution

H2O2-Inducible DNA Cross-linking Agents Capable of Releasing Multiple DNA Alkylators as Potent Anticancer Prodrugs

Design, Synthesis, and Biological Evaluation of Novel Spiro Imidazobenzodiazepines to Identify Improved Inhaled Bronchodilators

Application of Two-Parameter Item Response Theory for Determining Form-Dependent Items on Exams Using Different Item Orders

Exploring mechanochemical reactions at the nanoscale: theory versus experiment

Zinc trafficking: 1,10-phenanthroline, glutathione, and other metal binding ligands form adducts with proteomic Zn2+

On the Origin of the Rate Enhancement by a R-(+)-1-(1-Naphthyl)-Ethylamine-Modified Pd(111) Model Catalyst for Methyl Pyruvate Hydrogenation


Department Publications 2022:

The development and validation of sensitive LC-MS/MS method for quantitative bioanalysis of carmofur in mouse plasma and its application to pharmacokinetic study

Structure and properties of chiral modifiers (R)-(+)-1-(1-naphthyl)-ethylamine and (S)-(-)-1-(2-naphthyl)-ethylamine on Pd(1 1 1) using infrared spectroscopy

Reflection absorption infrared spectroscopy of the surface chemistry of furfural on Pd(111)

Critical stresses in mechanochemical reactions

Photo-Reactivity of Binaphthalene Triphenylphosphonium Salts: DNA Interstrand Cross-Link Formation and Substituent Effects

Versatile use of Carmofur: A comprehensive review of its chemistry and pharmacology

Zinc Trafficking to Apo-Zn-proteins 2. Cellular Interplay of Proteome, Metallothionein, and Glutathione

Anisotropy of Shear-Induced Mechanochemical Reaction Rates of Surface Adsorbates; Implications for Theoretical Models

An approach for preparing 3,3-disubstituted oxindole from acyclic tetrasubstituted aldehyde: Total synthesis of (-)-coerulescine & (-)-coixspirolactam A

Adsorption Structure and Reactivity of a Putative Asymmetric Molecular Conductor; 4-Isocyanophenyl Disulfide on Au(111)

Systematic evaluation of hydrophobic deep eutectic solvents as alternative media for the extraction of metal ions from aqueous solution

Prandtl–Tomlinson-Type Models for Coupled Molecular Sliding Friction: Chain-Length Dependence of Friction of Self-assembled Monolayers

DC corral trapping of single nanoparticles and macromolecules in solution

Rationalizing the binding and α subtype selectivity of synthesized imidazodiazepines and benzodiazepines at GABAA receptors by using molecular docking studies

Comparative pharmacodynamic and pharmacokinetic study of MIDD0301 and its (S) enantiomer

Effect of a Representative Sample of Internally Calibrated Mental Effort and Polytomously Scored Data on Representing Cognitive Efficiency

Effect of a Representative Sample

Development of a Novel, Small-Molecule Brain-Penetrant Histone Deacetylase Inhibitor That Enhances Spatial Memory Formation in Mice

Department Publications 2021:

Identification and Quantification of MIDD0301 Metabolites

Influence of the Nature and Orientation of the Terminal Group on the Tribochemical Reaction Rates of Carboxylic Acid Monolayers on Copper

Tracing the incorporation of the “ninth sulfur” into the nitrogenase cofactor precursor with selenite and tellurite

Recent advances in hydrogen peroxide responsive organoborons for biological and biomedical applicationsRecent advances in hydrogen peroxide responsive organoborons for biological and biomedical applications

Strategies for the Design of Vitamin D Receptor Ligands

Rapid testing of tribotronic materials

Surface chemistry at the solid–solid interface: mechanically induced reaction pathways of C8 carboxylic acid monolayers on copper (selected by the Editors as a 2021 HOT PCCP article)

Zinc Trafficking 1. Probing the Roles of Proteome, Metallothionein, and Glutathione

Biological evaluation and synthesis of calcitroic acid

Influence of the terminal group on the thermal decomposition reactions of carboxylic acids on copper: nature of the carbonaceous film

Surface Chemistry at the Solid-Solid Interface; Selectivity and Activity in Mechanochemical Reactions on Surfaces

A Kinetic Investigation of the Early Steps in Cytochrome c Nitrite Reductase (ccNiR)-Catalyzed Reduction of Nitrite

Binding of Oxygen on Single-Atom Sites on Au/Pd(100) Alloys with High Gold Coverages (Hopper et al., Journal of Physical Chemistry, 2021)

Sequential injection analysis coupled to on-line benchtop proton NMR: Method development and application to the determination of synthetic cathinones in seized drug samples (Trinklein et al., Talanta, 2021)

Synthetic Scope of Brønsted Acid-Catalyzed Reactions of Carbonyl Compounds and Ethyl Diazoacetate (Rahaman et at., Journal of Organic Chemistry, 2021)

Adsorption and reaction pathways of 7-octenoic acid on copper (Bavisotto et al., Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 2021)

Assessment of Phenylboronic Acid Nitrogen Mustards as Potent and Selective Drug Candidates for Triple-Negative Breast Cancer (Fan et al ACS Pharmacology Translational Science, 2021)

Inducing High-Energy-Barrier Tribochemical Reaction Pathways; Acetic Acid Decomposition on Copper (Rana et al Tribology Letters, 2021)

Ionic liquid (IL) cation and anion structural effects on the extraction of metal ions into N-alkylpyridinium-based ILs by a macrocyclic polyether (Wankowski et al. Solvent Extraction and Ion Exchange, 2021)


Insights into the Mechanism of the Mechanochemical Formation of Metastable Phases (Rana et al. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 2021)

Extraction chromatographic materials based on polysulfone microcapsules for the sorption of strontium from aqueous solution (Momen et al Reactive and Functional Polymers 2021)

Comprehensive serum proteomic analysis in early endometrial cancer. (Uyar et al. Journal of Proteomics 2021).

Photoinduced DNA Interstrand Cross-Linking by Benzene Derivatives: Leaving Groups Determine the Efficiency of the Cross-Linker (Fan et al. Journal of Organic Chemistry 2021)

Department Publications 2020:

Remote functional group directed C–H activation by an Ir(iii) phenanthroline complex (Corea et al, Chemical Communications 2020)

Nebulized MIDD0301 Reduces Airway Hyperresponsiveness in Moderate and Severe Murine Asthma Models (Zahn et al, ACS Pharmacology & Translational Science 2020)

Design, synthesis and characterization of novel gamma aminobutyric acid type A receptor ligands (Pandey & Khan et al, Arkivoc 2020)

High-Performance Colorimetric Humidity Sensors Based on Konjac Glucomannan (Momtaz et al, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 2020)

Chemistry of 3-hydroxy-2-aryl acrylate: syntheses, mechanisms, and applications (Rahaman et al, Organic Chemistry Frontiers November 2020)

Discovery of Drug-Like Ligands for the Mac1 Domain of SARS-CoV-2 Nsp3 (Virdi et al, SLAS Discovery September 2020)

Adsorption and Reaction of Trimethyl and Triethyl Phosphite on Fe3O4 by Density Functional Theory (Rana et al, Tribology Letters September 2020) 

Structural characterization of three noncanonical NTF2-like superfamily proteins: implications for polyketide biosynthesis (Vuksanovic et al, Acta Crystallographia Section F, August 2020)

A Structure-Activity Relationship Comparison of Imidazodiazepines Binding at Kappa, Mu, and delta Opioid Receptors and the GABAA Receptor (Li et al., Molecules, August 2020)


Improved scale-up synthesis and purification of clinical asthma candidate MIDD0301 (Knutson et al., Org. Process Research & Development, July 2020)