Department Publications 2021:

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

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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)