Undergraduate Co-Authored Research Papers

(Undergraduate authors are underlined)

Kulczynska, A.; Johnson, R.; Frost, T.; Margerum, L.D.,* How Do Structure and Charge Affect Metal-Complex Binding to DNA? An Upper-Division Integrated Laboratory Project Using Cyclic Voltammetry, J. Chem. Educ. 2011, 88, 801-805.

Noey, E.; Curtis, J.; Tam, S.; Pham, D.M.; Jones, E.F.  “Synthesis and Ligand Exchange Reactions of a Tri-Tungsten Cluster with Applications in Biomedical Imaging”  J.Chem.Ed., 2011, 88,793-797.

L. A. Januar, V. Huynh, T. S. Wood, C. Castro,* W. L. Karney,* “Dehydro-[12]annulenes: Structures, Energetics, and Dynamic Processes,” J. Org. Chem. 2011, 76, 403.

Greaney, M.J.; Nguyen, M.A.; Chang, C.-C.; Good, A.; Margerum, L.D. Indicator Displacement Assays for Amino Acids using Ni-NTA Tethered to PAMAM Dendrimers on Controlled Pore Glass. Chem. Commun. (Cambridge, U. K.) 2010, 46, 5337-5339.

Okoronkwo, T.; Nguyen, P.T.; Castro, C.; Karney, W.L. [14]Annulene: Cis/Trans Isomerization via Two-Twist and Nondegenerate Planar Bond Shifting and Möbius Conformational Minima. Org. Lett. 2010, 12, 972-975.

Braten, M.B.; Castro, C.;* Herges, R.;* Köhler, F.; Karney, W.L., * The [12]Annulene Global Minimum, J.Org. Chem. 2008, 73, 1532-1535.

Braten, M.; Gutierrez, M. G.; Castro, C.;* Karney, W.L,* [12]Annulene Radical Anions Revisited: Evaluation of Structure Assignments Based on Computed Energetic and Electron Spin Resonance Data, J. Org Chem. 2008, 73, 8745-8754.

Castro, C.;* Karney, W.L.; Noey, E.; Vollhardt, K.P.C,* "Competing Isomerizations of [12]Annulenes:  Diels Alder Reaction vs. Electrocyclization," Org. Lett. 2008, 10, 1287.

Chen, J.; Russo, R.; Chao, W.; Margerum, L. D.; Malachowski, M. R.; White, R.; Thawley, Z.; Thayer, A.; Rheingold, A. L.; Zakharov, L. N., Synthesis, structure, redox properties and azide binding for a series of biphenyl-based Cu(II) complexes. Dalton Trans. 2007, 24, 2571-2579.

Margerum, L. D.; Gulsrud, M.; Manlapex, R.; Rebong, R.; Love, A., Application of Calibrated Peer Review (CPR) writing assignments to enhance experiments with an environmental chemistry focus. J. Chem. Ed. 2007, 84, 292.

Moll, J.F.; Pemberton, R.P.; Gutierrez, M.G; Castro, C.;* Karney, W.L.,* Configuration Change in [14]Annulene Requires Möbius Antiaromatic Bond Shifting, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2007, 129, 274-275.

Castro, C.;* Karney, W.L.;* McShane, C.M.; and Pemberton, R.P, [10]Annulene: Bond Shifting and Conformational Mechanisms for Automerization, J. Org. Chem.  2006, 71, 3001-3006.

Pemberton, R.P.; McShane, C.M.; Castro, C.;* Karney, W.L.,* Dynamic Processes in [16]Annulene: Möbius Bond-Shifting Routes to Configuration Change, J. Am. Chem. Soc2006, 128, 16692-16700.

Curtis, J.C.;* Inagaki, M.; Chun, S.J.; Eskandari, V.; Luo, X.; Pan, Z.N.; Sankararaman, U.; Pengra, G.E.; Zhou, J.; Hailey, P.; Laurent, J.; Utalan, D., Non-innocent electrolyte effects on bimolecular pseudo-self-exchange reactions of ruthenium ammine complexes: Evidence for electron-transfer catalysis in H-bonded ternary assemblies. Chemical Physics, 2006, 326, 43-53.

Castro, C.;* Karney, W.L.;* Valencia, M.A.; Vu, C.M.H.; Pemberton, R.P., Möbius Aromaticity in [12]Annulene: Cis-Trans Isomerization via Twist-Coupled Bond Shifting, J. Am. Chem. Soc.  2005, 127, 9704-9705.

Castro, C.;* Karney, W.L.;* C. M. H. Vu, S. E. Burkhardt, M. A. Valencia, "Computational Evaluation of the Evidence for Tri-trans-[12]Annulene," J. Org. Chem.  2005, 70, 3602-3609.

C. Castro*, Isborn, C.M.; Karney, W.L.;* Mauksch, M.; Schleyer, P.V.R.,* Aromaticity with a Twist: Möbius [4n]Annulenes, Org. Lett.  2002, 4, 3431-3434.

Yang, J.; Seneviratne, D.; Arbatin, G.; Andersson, A.M.; Curtis, J.C.,* Spectroscopic and Electrochemical Evidence for Significant Electronic Coupling in Mixed-Valence Hydrogen-Bonded Adducts of Ruthenium Cyano and Ethylenediamine Complexes, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1997, 119, 5329-5336.