Recent Publications

Below are recent notable publications by Chemistry & Biochemistry faculty members and their groups (May 2020 to present)

May 12 | Structures of telomerase at several steps of telomere repeat synthesis - Nature. Yao He, Yaqiang Wang, Baocheng Liu, Christina Helmling, Lukas Sušac, Ryan Cheng, Z. Hong Zhou & Juli Feigon *.

May 6 | Total Synthesis of (−)-Strictosidine and Interception of Aryne Natural Product Derivatives “Strictosidyne” and “Strictosamidyne” - J. Am. Chem. Soc. Sarah M. Anthony, Veronica Tona, Yike Zou, Lucas A. Morrill, John M. Billingsley, Megan Lim, Yi Tang*, K. N. Houk*, and Neil K. Garg*. 

May 6 | A Fragment-based Protein Interface Design Algorithm for Symmetric Assemblies - Protein Engineering, Design and Selection. Joshua Laniado, Kyle Meador, Todd O Yeates*.  

May 4 | Additively Manufactured Gradient Porous Ti–6Al–4V Hip Replacement Implants Embedded with Cell-Laden Gelatin Methacryloyl Hydrogels - ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces. Elham Davoodi, Hossein Montazerian, Reza Esmaeilizadeh, Ali Ch. Darabi, Armin Rashidi, Javad Kadkhodapour, Hamid Jahed, Mina Hoorfar, Abbas S. Milani, Paul S. Weiss*, Ali Khademhosseini, and Ehsan Toyserkani. 
 
May 3 | Bright Chromenylium Polymethine Dyes Enable Fast, Four-Color In Vivo Imaging with Shortwave Infrared DetectionJACS. Emily D. Cosco, Bernardo A. Arús, Anthony L. Spearman, Timothy L. Atallah, Irene Lim, Olivia S. Leland, Justin R. Caram*, Thomas S. Bischof, Oliver T. Bruns, and Ellen M. Sletten*.  
 
May 3 | Cell-free synthetic biochemistry upgrading of ethanol to 1,3 butanediol - Scientific Reports. Hongjiang Liu & James U. Bowie*.
 
 
Apr 28 |  Photophysical Properties of Indocyanine Green in the Shortwave Infrared Region - ChemPhotoChem. Emily D. Cosco, Irene Lim, Ellen Sletten*. 
 
Apr 28 | Origin and Control of Chemoselectivity in Cytochrome c Catalyzed Carbene Transfer into Si–H and N–H bonds - J. Am. Chem. Soc. Marc Garcia-Borràs, S. B. Jennifer Kan, Russell D. Lewis, Allison Tang, Gonzalo Jimenez-Osés, Frances H. Arnold, and K. N. Houk*. 
 
Apr 26 | Structure Revision of the Lomaiviticins - J. Am. Chem. Soc. Lee Joon Kim, Mengzhao Xue, Xin Li, Zhi Xu, Eric Paulson, Brandon Mercado, Hosea M. Nelson*, and Seth B. Herzon.
 
Apr 23 | Weak Electromagnetic Fields Accelerate Fusion of Myoblasts - Int. J. Mol. Sci. Dana Adler, Zehavit Shapira, Zehavit, Shimon Weiss*, Asher Shainberg, Abram Katz. 
 
Apr 23 | Understanding the Hardness of Doped WB4.2 - J. Phys. Chem. C. Kirill D. Shumilov, Zerina Mehmedović, Hang Yin, Patricia Poths, Selbi Nuryyeva, Ieva Liepuoniute, Chelsea Jang, Isabelle Winardi, and Anastassia N. Alexandrova*. 
 
Apr 21 | Mesotrione Conjugation Strategies to Create Proherbicides with Reduced Soil Mobility - ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng. Priera H. Panescu, Douglas A. Rose, Kathleen K. Chen, Glareh Natalie Kashanchi, and Heather D. Maynard*. 
 
Apr 21 | Self-motion and heterogeneous droplet dynamics in moderately attractive dense emulsions - J. Phys. Condens. Matter. Ha Seong Kim, Yixuan Xu, Frank Scheffold and Thomas G Mason* 
 
Apr 20 | Optical Cycling Functionalization of Arenes - J. Phys. Chem. Lett. Claire E. Dickerson, Han Guo, Guo-Zhu Zhu, Eric R. Hudson, Justin R. Caram*, Wesley C. Campbell, and Anastassia N. Alexandrova*. 
 
Apr 20 | Single-cell visualization and quantification of trace metals in Chlamydomonas lysosome-related organelles - PNAS. Stefan Schmollinger, Si Chen, Daniela Strenkert, Colleen Hui, Martina Ralle, and Sabeeha S. Merchant*. 
 
Apr 19 | Atomic Environments in N-Containing Graphitic Carbon Probed by First-Principles Calculations and Solid-State Nuclear Magnetic Resonance - J. Phys. Chem. C. Ziyang Wei, Shona M. Becwar, Bradley F. Chmelka, and Philippe Sautet*.
 
Apr 16 | Energy of Concert and Origins of Regioselectivity for 1,3-Dipolar Cycloadditions of Diazomethane - J. Org. Chem.  Shuming Chen, Tuo Hu, and K. N. Houk*.
 
Apr 15 | Magnetism, Ultrasound, and Light-Stimulated Mesoporous Silica Nanocarriers for Theranostics and Beyond - J. Am. Chem. Soc. Fang-Chu Lin, Yijun Xie, Tian Deng, and Jeffrey I. Zink*.
 
Apr 15 | Targeted Genome Mining Reveals the Biosynthetic Gene Clusters of Natural Product CYP51 Inhibitors - J. Am. Chem. Soc. Nicholas Liu, Elizabeth D. Abramyan, Wei Cheng, Bruno Perlatti, Colin J.B. Harvey, Gerald F. Bills, and Yi Tang*. 
 
 
Apr 14 | High-yield exfoliation of 2D semiconductor monolayers and reassembly of organic/inorganic artificial superlattices - Chem. Zhaoyang Lin, Zhong Wan, Frank Song, Bolong Huang, Chuancheng Jia, Qi Qian, Joon Sang Kang, Yutong Wu, Xingxu Yan, Lele Peng, Chengzhang Wan, Jingyuan Zhou, Zdenek Sofer, Imran Shakir, Zeyad Almutairi, Sarah Tolbert*, Xiaoqing Pan, Yongjie Hu, Yu Huang, Xiangfeng Duan*.
 
Apr 14 | The Influence of Substitution on Thiol-Induced Oxanorbornadiene Fragmentation - Org. Lett. Lucrezia De Pascalis, Mei-Kwan Yau, Dennis Svatunek, Zhuoting Tan, Srinivas Tekkam, K. N. Houk*, and M. G. Finn.
 
Apr 13 | Origins of Endo Selectivity in Diels–Alder Reactions of Cyclic Allene Dienophiles - Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. Melissa Ramirez, Dennis Svatunek, Fang Liu, Neil K. Garg*, Kendall N. Houk*.
 
Apr 13 | Topological defects produce kinks in biopolymer filament bundles - PNAS. Valentin M. Slepukhin, Maximilian J. Grill, Qingda Hu, Elliot L. Botvinick, Wolfgang A. Wall, and Alex J. Levine*.
 
Apr 12 |Dramatic Effect of γ-Heteroatom Dienolate Substituents on Counterion Assisted Asymmetric Anionic Amino-Cope Reaction Cascades - J. Am. Chem. Soc. Pradipta Das, Michael D. Delost, Munaum H. Qureshi, Jianhua Bao, Jason S. Fell, Kendall N. Houk*, and Jon T. Njardarson.
 
Apr 9 | Biosynthesis of para-Cyclophane-Containing Hirsutellone Family of Fungal Natural Products - J. Am. Chem. Soc. Masao Ohashi, Thomas B. Kakule, Man-Cheng Tang, Cooper S. Jamieson, Mengting Liu, Yi-Lei Zhao, Kendall N. Houk*, and Yi Tang*.
 
Apr 9 | Assembly of Nanofluidic MXene Fibers with Enhanced Ionic Transport and Capacitive Charge Storage by Flake Orientation - ACS Nano. Shuo Li, Zhaodi Fan, Guiqing Wu, Yanyan Shao, Zhou Xia, Chaohui Wei, Fei Shen, Xiaoling Tong, Jinchao Yu, Kang Chen, Menglei Wang, Yu Zhao, Zhipu Luo, Muqiang Jian, Jingyu Sun, Richard B. Kaner*, and Yuanlong Shao. 
 
Apr 7 | Total Synthesis and Computational Investigations of Sesquiterpene-Tropolones Ameliorate Stereochemical Inconsistencies and Resolve an Ambiguous Biosynthetic Relationship - J. Am. Chem. Soc. Christopher Y. Bemis, Chad N. Ungarean, Alexander S. Shved, Cooper S. Jamieson, Taehwan Hwang, Ken S. Lee, K. N. Houk*, and David Sarlah.
 
Apr 6 | Re-visiting the diastereoselectivity of organocatalytic conjugate addition of 2-trimethylsiloxyfuran to trans-crotonaldehyde - Tetrahedron Letters (Special issue dedicated to Professor Dale Boger). Liubo Li, Anton El Khoury, Brennan O. Clement, Patrick G. Harran*. 
 
Apr 5 | Structural Diversification of Hapalindole and Fischerindole Natural Products via Cascade Biocatalysis - ACS Catal. Robert M. Hohlman, Sean A. Newmister, Jacob N. Sanders, Yogan Khatri, Shasha Li, Nikki R. Keramati, Andrew N. Lowell, K. N. Houk*, and David H. Sherman.
 
Apr 1 | Direct Synthesis of Ketones from Methyl Esters by Nickel‐Catalyzed Suzuki–Miyaura Coupling - Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. Yan‐Long Zheng, Pei‐Pei Xie, Omid Daneshfar, Kendall N. Houk*, Xin Hong, Stephen G. Newman.

Apr 1 | Covalent Bonding-Based Adhesion Method for Rigidly Coupling Metal Nanocrystals to Metal and Metal Oxide Surfaces - ACS Appl. Nano Mater. Stephen Sasaki, Jeffrey Kurish, Shauna Robbennolt, Yan Yan, Eduardo Garcia, and Sarah H. Tolbert*.

April 1 | Optimizing Kesterite Solar Cells from Cu2ZnSnS4 to Cu2CdGe(S,Se)4 - J. Mater. Chem. A. Robert B. Wexler, Gopalakrishnan Sai Gautam and Emily A. Carter*. 
 
Mar 31 | The Nano Research Young Innovators (NR45) Awards in two-dimensional materials (Editorial) Nano Res. - Xiangfeng Duan* and Qihua Xiong.
 
Mar 31 | Perfluorocarbon nanomaterials for photodynamic therapy For Nanobubbles and nanodroplets issue - Curr. Opin. Colloid Interface Sci. Rachael A.Day & Ellen M.Sletten*.

Mar 29 | MCPdb: The bacterial microcompartment databasePLOS One.  Jessica M. Ochoa, Kaylie Bair, Thomas Holton, Thomas A. Bobik, Todd O. Yeates*.

Mar 26 | FRET-based dynamic structural biology: Challenges, perspectives and an appeal for open-science practiceseLife. Eitan Lerner, Anders Barth, Jelle Hendrix, Benjamin Ambrose, Victoria Birkedal, Scott C Blanchard, Richard Börner, Hoi Sung Chung, Thorben Cordes, Timothy D Craggs, Ashok A Deniz, Jiajie Diao, Jingyi Fei, Ruben L Gonzalez, Irina V Gopich, Taekjip Ha, Christian A Hanke, Gilad Haran, Nikos S Hatzakis, Sungchul Hohng, Seok-Cheol Hong, Thorsten Hugel, Antonino Ingargiola, Chirlmin Joo, Achillefs N Kapanidis, Harold D Kim, Ted Laurence, Nam Ki Lee, Tae-Hee Lee, Edward A Lemke, Emmanuel Margeat, Jens Michaelis, Xavier Michalet, Sua Myong, Daniel Nettels, Thomas-Otavio Peulen, Evelyn Ploetz, Yair Razvag, Nicole C Robb, Benjamin Schuler, Hamid Soleimaninejad, Chun Tang, Reza Vafabakhsh, Don C Lamb, Claus AM Seidel, Shimon Weiss*.

Mar 26 | Photochemical Intermolecular Dearomative Cycloaddition of Bicyclic Azaarenes with Alkenes - Science. Jiajia Ma, Shuming Chen*, Peter Bellotti, Renyu Guo, Felix Schäfer, Arne Heusler, Xiaolong Zhang, Constantin Daniliuc, M. Kevin Brown, Kendall N. Houk*, Frank Glorius. Read article about the research here.) 

Mar 26 | Computational Exploration of Ambiphilic Reactivity of Azides and Sustmann’s Paradigmatic Parabola - J. Org. Chem. Pan-Pan Chen, Pengchen Ma, Xue He, Dennis Svatunek, Fang Liu*, and Kendall N. Houk*. 

Mar 26 | Franck-Condon Tuning of Optical Cycling Centers by Organic Functionalization - Phys. Rev. Lett. Claire E. Dickerson, Han Guo, Ashley J. Shin, Benjamin L. Augenbraun, Justin R. Caram*, Wesley C. Campbell, and Anastassia N. Alexandrova*. 

Mar 25 | Palladium-catalyzed acetylation of arylbromides - Org. Synth. Milauni M. Mehta, Andrew V. Kelleghan, and Neil K. Garg*. 

Mar 23 | Sortase-assembled Pili in Corynebacterium diphtheriae are Built Using a Latch Mechanism - PNAS. Scott A. McConnell, Rachel A. McAllister, Brendan R. Amer, Brendan J. Mahoney, Christopher K. Sue, Chungyu Chang, Hung Ton-That, and Robert T. Clubb*.  

Mar 23 | The Epithelial–Mesenchymal Transcription Factor SNAI1 Represses Transcription of the Tumor Suppressor miRNA let-7 in Cancer Cancers. Hanmin Wang, Evgeny Chirshev, Nozomi Hojo,Tise Suzuki, Antonella Bertucci, Michael Pierce, Christopher Perry, Ruining Wang, Jeffrey Zink*, Carlotta A. Glackin, Yevgeniya J. Ioffeand Juli J. Unternaehrer. 

Mar 19 | Gold(III) Aryl Complexes as Reagents for Constructing Hybrid Peptide-Based Assemblies via Cysteine S-Arylation - Inorg. Chem. Julia M. Stauber, Arnold L. Rheingold, and Alexander M. Spokoyny*.  

Mar 17 | High-order superlattices by rolling up van der Waals heterostructures - Nature. Bei Zhao, Zhong Wan, Yuan Liu, Junqing Xu, Xiangdong Yang, Dingyi Shen, Zucheng Zhang, Chunhao Guo, Qi Qian, Jia Li, Ruixia Wu, Zhaoyang Lin, Xingxu Yan, Bailing Li, Zhengwei Zhang, Huifang Ma, Bo Li, Xiao Chen, Yi Qiao, Imran Shakir, Zeyad Almutairi, Fei Wei, Yue Zhang, Xiaoqing Pan, Yu Huang, Yuan Ping, Xidong Duan & Xiangfeng Duan*.

Mar 16 | Phosphorus-Based Catalysis - ACS Cent. Sci. Changmin Xie, Andrew J. Smaligo, Xian-Rong Song, and Ohyun Kwon*. 

Mar 16 | Yeast Grown in Continuous Culture Systems Can Detect Mutagens with Improved Sensitivity Relative to the Ames Test - PLOS One. Joseph Y. Ong*, Julia T. Pence, David C. Molik, Heather A. M. Shepherd, Holly V. Goodson. Ong is a BMSB Ph.D. student in Prof. Jorge Torres' group. This research is the result of his undergraduate work at Notre Dame.  

Mar 15 | HCl–H2O Dimer: An Accurate Full-dimensional Potential Energy Surface and Fully Coupled Quantum Calculations of Intra- and Intermolecular Vibrational States and Frequency Shifts - Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. Yang Liu, Jun Li, Peter M. Felker* and Zlatko Bačić. 

Mar 8 | Geometric Lessons and Design Strategies for Nanoscale Protein Cages - ACS Nano. Joshua Laniado, Kevin A. Cannon, Justin E. Miller, Michael R. Sawaya, Dan E. McNamara, and Todd O. Yeates*. 

Mar 8 | Taming Radical Pairs in the Crystalline Solid State: Discovery and Total Synthesis of Psychotriadine - J. Am. Chem. Soc. Jordan J. Dotson, Ieva Liepuoniute, J. Logan Bachman, Vince M. Hipwell, Saeed I. Khan, K. N. Houk*, Neil K. Garg*, and Miguel A. Garcia-Garibay*. This study was featured in JACS Spotlight. (Read article about research here.)

Mar 5 | Controlling the Formation of Charge Transfer Complexes in Chemically Doped Semiconducting Polymers - Chem. Mater. Dane A. Stanfield, Yutong Wu, Sarah H. Tolbert*, and Benjamin J. Schwartz*. 

Mar 3 | Layer spacing gradient (NaLi)1−xCoO2 for electrochemical Li extraction - Matter.  Grant T. Hill, Fengyuan Shi, Hua Zhou, Yu Han, Chong Liu*. 

Mar 3 | Promises and Prospects of Two-dimensional Transistors - Nature. Yuan Liu, Xidong Duan, Hyeon-Jin Shin, Seongjun Park, Yu Huang & Xiangfeng Duan*. This article was featured in-depth in EE|Times magazine.

Mar 2 | ClipsMS: An Algorithm for Analyzing Internal Fragments Resulting from Top-Down Mass Spectrometry - J. Proteome Res. Carter Lantz, Muhammad A. Zenaidee, Benqian Wei, Zachary Hemminger, Rachel R. Ogorzalek Loo, and Joseph A. Loo*. 

Mar 2 | Cycloadditions of Cyclopentadiene and Cycloheptatriene with Tropones: All Endo-[6+4] Cycloadditions Are Ambimodal - J. Am. Chem. Soc. Cooper S. Jamieson, Arkajyoti Sengupta, & K. N. Houk*. 

Mar 2 | Expanding Nanoparticle Multifunctionality: Size-Selected Cargo Release and Multiple Logic Operations - Nanoscale. Wei Chen, Chi-An Cheng, Danlei Xianga and Jeffrey I. Zink*.  

Mar 2 | X-Ray-Based Techniques to Study the Nano-Bio Interface - ACS Nano. C. Sanchez-Cano, R. A. Alvarez-Puebla, J. M. Abendroth, T. Beck, R. Blick, Y. Cao, F. Caruso, I. Chakraborty, H. Chapman, C. Chen, B. E. Cohen, A. L. C. Conceição, D. P. Cormode, D. Cui, K. A. Dawson, G. Falkenberg, C. Fan, N. Feliu, M. Gao, E. Gargioni, C.-C. Glüer, F. Grüner, M. Hassan, Y. Hu, Y. Huang, S. Huber, N. Huse, Y. Kang, A. Khademhosseini, T. F. Keller, C. Körnig, N. A. Kotov, D. Koziej, X.-J. Liang, B. Liu, S. Liu, Y. Liu, Z. Liu, L. M. Liz-Marzan, X. Ma, A. Machicote, W. Maison, A. P. Mancuso, S. Megahed, B. Nickel, F. Otto, C. P. Ramirez, S. Pascarelli, A. Pearson, O. Peñate-Medina, B. Qi, J. Rädler, J. J. Richardson, A. Rosenhahn, K. Rothkamm, M. Rübhausen, M. K. Sanyal, R. E. Schaak, H.-P. Schlemmer, M. Schmidt, O. Schmutzler, T. Schotten, F. Schulz, A. K. Sood, K. M. Spiers, T. Staufer, D. M. Stemer, A. Stierle, X. Sun, G. Tsakanova, P. S. Weiss*, H. Weller, F. Westermeier, M. Xu, H. Yan, Y. Zao, Y. Zeng, Y. Zhao, D. Zhu, Y. Zhu, & W. J. Parak. 

Mar 2 | When Fluxionality Beats Size Selection: Acceleration of Ostwald Ripening of Sub‐Nano Clusters - Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. Borna Zandkarimi, Patricia Poths, & Anastassia N. Alexandrova*.

Mar 1 - Van der Waals Epitaxial Growth of Air-stable CrSe2 Nanosheets with Thickness-tunable Magnetic Order - Nature Materials. Bo Li, Zhong Wan, Cong Wang, Peng Chen, Bevin Huang, Xing Cheng, Qi Qian, Jia Li, Zhengwei Zhang, Guangzhuang Sun, Bei Zhao, Huifang Ma, Ruixia Wu, Zhongming Wei, Yuan Liu, Lei Liao, Yu Ye, Yu Huang, Xiaodong Xu, Xidong Duan, Wei Ji & Xiangfeng Duan*.  

Mar 1 | Narratives of Undergraduate Research, Mentorship, and Teaching at UCLA - Pure and Applied Sciences. Simone L. Stevens, Alice C. Phung, Alejandra Gonzalez, Yanwu Shao, Elamar Hakim Moully, Vinh T. Nguyen, Joshua L. Martin, Chantel Mao, Azin Saebi, Daniel Mosallaei, Monica Kirollos, Paul Chong, Alexander Umanzor, Kevin Qian, Gustavo Marin, Omar M. Ebrahim, Ramya S. Pathuri, Morgan Hopp, Roshini Ramachandran, Mary A. Waddington & Alexander M. Spokoyny*. (Read article about research here.)

Mar 1 | Catalytic mechanism and endo-to-exo selectivity reversion of an octalin-forming natural Diels–Alderase - Nature Catalysis. Michio Sato, Shinji Kishimoto, Mamoru Yokoyama, Cooper S. Jamieson, Kazuto Narita, Naoya Maeda, Kodai Hara, Hiroshi Hashimoto, Yuta Tsunematsu, Kendall N. Houk*, Yi Tang* & Kenji Watanabe.

Feb 28 - The Myosin Regulatory Light Chain Myl5 Localizes to Mitotic Spindle Poles and is Required for Proper Cell Division - Cytoskeleton. Ivan Ramirez, Ankur A. Gholkar, Erick F. Velasquez, Xiao Guo, Bobby Tofig, Robert Damoiseaux, Jorge Z. Torres*.

Feb 24 | Quantifying information accumulation encoded in the dynamics of biochemical signalingNature Communications. Ying Tang, Adewunmi Adelaja, Felix X.-F. Ye, Eric Deeds, Roy Wollman* & Alexander Hoffmann.

Feb 18 | A Switchable Dimeric Yttrium Complex and its Three Catalytic States in Ring Opening Polymerization - Inorg. Chem. Front. Shijie Deng & Paula L. Diaconescu*. 

Feb 18 | From chemoproteomic‐detected amino acids to genomic coordinates: insights into precise multi‐omic data integrationMol. Syst. Biol. Maria F Palafox, Heta S Desai, Valerie A Arboleda, Keriann M Backus*.

Feb 18 | Room Temperature Rectification in Tapered-channel Thermal Diodes Through Nanoscale Confinement-induced Liquid–solid Phase Change - J. Appl. Phys. - Matt Jacobs, Xinran Zhou, Edgar Olivera, Ryan Sheil, Shu Huang, Michal Marszewski, Jane Chang, Sarah Tolbert*, Stanley Osher, Laurent Pilon, and Jaime Marian. 

Feb 17 | Chlorinated Spiroconjugated Fused Extended Aromatics for Multifunctional Organic Electronics - Adv. Mater. Dong Meng, Rui Wang, Janice B. Lin, Jonathan Lee Yang, Selbi Nuryyeva, Yu‐Che Lin, Shuai Yuan, Zhao‐Kui Wang, Elizabeth Zhang, Chengyi Xiao, Danlei Zhu, Lang Jiang, Yepin Zhao, Zhenxing Li, Chenhui Zhu, Kendall N. Houk*, Yang Yang.
 
Feb 16 | Widespread Polycistronic Gene Expression in Green Algae - PNAS. Sean D. Gallaher, Rory J. Craig, Iniyan Ganesan, Samuel O. Purvine, Sean R. McCorkle, Jane Grimwood, Daniela Strenkert, Lital Davidi, Melissa S. Roth, Tim L. Jeffers, Mary S. Lipton, Krishna K. Niyogi, Jeremy Schmutz, Steven M. Theg, Crysten E. Blaby-Haas, Sabeeha S. Merchant*. 
 
Feb 15 | Dipolar Order in an Amphidynamic Crystalline Metal–organic Framework Through Reorienting Linkers - Nature Chemistry. Yue-Shun Su, Erik S. Lamb, Ieva Liepuoniute, Aaron Chronister, Andrew L. Stanton, Pedro Guzman, Salvado Pérez-Estrada, Trevor Chang, Ken Houk*, Miguel Garcia-Garibay* & Stuart E. Brown.  (Read article about research here.)
 
Feb 15 | Mechanism and Origins of Stereoselectivity of the Aldol-Tishchenko Reaction of Sulfinimines - J. Org. Chem. Aneta Turlik, Kaori Ando, Pamela Mackey, Emma Alcock, Mark Light, Gerard P. McGlacken, and K. N. Houk*.
 
Feb 12 | Celebrating 50 Years of KAIST: Collective Intelligence and Innovation for Confronting Contemporary Issues - ACS Nano. Jaewan Ahn, Choongsik Bae, Paul S. Weiss*, and Il-Doo Kim. 
 
Feb 12 | Large-Scale Soft-Lithographic Patterning of Plasmonic Nanoparticles - ACS Materials Letters. Naihao Chiang, Leonardo Scarabelli, Gail A. Vinnacombe-Willson, Luis A. Pérez, Camilla Dore, Agustín Mihi, Steven J. Jonas, and Paul S. Weiss*. 
 
 
Feb 8 | Structural Basis for the Biosynthesis of Llovastatin - Nat Commun. Jialiang Wang, Jingdan Liang, Lu Chen, Wei Zhang, Liangliang Kong, Chao Peng, Chen Su, Yi Tang*, Zixin Deng & Zhijun Wang.  
 
Feb 8 | Genome mining of cryptic tetronate natural products from a PKS-NRPS encoding gene cluster in Trichoderma harzianum t-22 - Org. Biomol. Chem. Yiguang Zhu, Junfeng Wang, Pengyun Mou, Yan Yan, Mengbin Chena and Yi Tang*.  
 
Feb 3 | Development of Novel Mitochondrial Pyruvate Carrier Inhibitors to Treat Hair Loss - J. Med. Chem. Xiaoguang Liu, Aimee A. Flores, Lisa Situ, Wen Gu, Hui Ding, Heather R. Christofk, William E. Lowry, and Michael E. Jung*.
 
Feb 2 | Ultrafast Rechargeable Zn Micro-batteries Endowing a Wearable Solar Charging System with High Overall Efficiency - Energy Environ. Sci. Zhengnan Tian, Zhongti Sun,Yanyan Shao, Liang Gao, Rong Huang, Yuanlong Shao, Richard B. Kaner* & Jingyu Sun. 
 
Feb 2 | Unified Approach to Furan Natural Products via Phosphine–Palladium Catalysis - Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. Violet Chen and Ohyun Kwon*. 
 
Feb 2 | The myosin regulatory light chain Myl5 localizes to mitotic spindle poles and is required for proper cell divisionCytoskeleton. Ivan Ramirez, Ankur A. Gholkar, Erick F. Velasquez, Xiao Guo, Bobby Tofig, Robert Damoiseaux, Jorge Z. Torres*.
 
Feb 1 | Heterogeneous Intramolecular Electric Field as a Descriptor of Diels–Alder Reactivity - J. Phys. Chem. Matthew R. Hennefarth and Anastassia N. Alexandrova*.
 
Feb 1 | From Chemoproteomic‐detected Amino Acids to Genomic Coordinates: Insights into Precise Multi‐omic Data Integration - Mol Syst Biol. Maria F. Palafox, Heta S. Desai, Valerie A. Arboleda, Keriann M. Backus*. 
 
Feb 1 | Efficient Lewis Acid Catalysis of an Abiological Reaction in a de novo Protein ScaffoldNature Chemistry. Sophie Basler, Sabine Studer, Yike Zou, Takahiro Mori, Yusuke Ota, Anna Camus, H. Adrian Bunzel, Roger C. Helgeson, K. N. Houk*, Gonzalo Jiménez-Osés and Donald Hilvert. (Read article about research here.)
 
Jan 31 | Laser-Carbonization: Peering into the Formation of Micro-thermally produced (N-doped)carbons - Carbon. Huize Wang, Simon Delacroix, Oliver Osswald, Mackenzie Anderson, Tobias Heil, Enrico Lepre, Nieves Lopez-Salas, Richard Kaner*, Bernd Smarsly, Volker Strauss. 
 
Jan 31 | New approaches to target RNA binding proteins – Curr. Opin. Chem. Biol. Ashley R. Julio, Keriann M.Backus*.
 
Jan 29 |  Provisional Report on Discussions on Group 3 of the Periodic Table - Chemistry International (IUPAC). Eric Scerri*. 
 
Jan 29 | Self-motion and heterogeneous droplet dynamics in moderately attractive dense emulsions - J. Phys. Condens. Matter. Ha Seong Kim, Yixuan Xu, Frank Scheffold and Thomas G Mason*
 
Jan 29 | Detection of genetic variation and base modifications at base-pair resolution on both DNA and RNAComm Biol. Zhen Wang, Jérôme Maluenda, Laurène Giraut, Thibault Vieille, Andréas Lefevre, David Salthouse, Gaël Radou, Rémi Moulinas, Sandra Astete, Pol D’Avezac, Geoff Smith, Charles André, Jean-François Allemand, David Bensimon*, Vincent Croquette, Jimmy Ouellet & Gordon Hamilton.
 
Jan 27 | Triorganotin (IV) carboxylates as potential anticancer agents: Their synthesis, physiochemical characterization, and cytotoxic activity against HeLa and MCF‐7 cancer cells - Appl. Organomet. Chem. Noor Uddin, Faisal Rashid, Ali Haider, Syed Ahmed Tirmizi, Ahmad Raheel, Muhammad Imran, Sumera Zaib, Paula L. Diaconescu*, Jamshed Iqbal, Saqib Ali.  
 
Jan 27 | Global Activity Search Uncovers Reaction Induced Concomitant Catalyst Restructuring for Alkane Dissociation on Model Pt Catalysts - ACS Catal. Geng Sun, Jack T. Fuller III, Anastassia N. Alexandrova*, and Philippe Sautet*. 
 
 
Jan 26 | Actively Driven Fluctuations in a Fibrin Network - Front. Phys. Elliot L. Botvinick, Qingda Hu, Tessa A. Morris, Anna Grosberg and Alex J. Levine*. 
 
Jan 26 | An Integrated Methodology for Screening Hydrogen Evolution Reaction Catalysts: Pt/Mo2C as an Example – (Book Chapter) Computational Materials, Chemistry, and Biochemistry: From Bold Initiatives to the Last Mile. Springer Series in Materials Science, vol 284. Alexander J. Tkalych, Houlong Zhuang, Emily A. Carter*. 
 
 
Jan 21 | L-Isoaspartyl Methyltransferase Deficiency in Zebrafish Leads to Impaired Calcium Signaling in the Brain - Frontiers in Genetics. Remon Soliman, Maria Lorena Cordero-Maldonado, Teresa G. Martins, Mahsa Moein, Jean-François Conrotte, Rebeccah A. Warmack, Alexander Skupin, Alexander D. Crawford, Steven G. Clarke* and Carole L. Linster. 
 
Jan 21 | Overcoming Kinetic and Thermodynamic Challenges of Classic Cope Rearrangements - J. Org. Chem. Ehsan Fereyduni, Ouidad Lahtigui, Jacob N. Sanders, Breanna M. Tomiczek, Michael D. Mannchen, Roland A. Yu, K. N. Houk*, and Alexander J. Grenning. 
 
 
Jan 21 | New triorganotin(iv) compounds with aromatic carboxylate ligands: synthesis and evaluation of the pro-apoptotic mechanismRSC Advances. Faisal Rashid, Noor Uddin, Saqib Ali, Ali Haider, Syed Ahmad Tirmizi, Paula L. Diaconescu* and Jamshed Iqbal.
 
Jan 20 | Multiplexed CuAAC Suzuki–Miyaura Labeling for Tandem Activity-Based Chemoproteomic Profiling - Anal. Chem. Jian Cao, Lisa M. Boatner, Heta S. Desai, Nikolas R. Burton, Ernest Armenta, Neil J. Chan, José O. Castellón, and Keriann M. Backus*.
 
Jan 19 | Large-Area Synthesis and Patterning of All-Inorganic Lead Halide Perovskite Thin Films and Heterostructures - Nano Lett. Yiliu Wang, Chuancheng Jia, Zheng Fan, Zhaoyang Lin, Sung-Joon Lee, Timothy L. Atallah, Justin R. Caram*, Yu Huang, and Xiangfeng Duan*.
 
Jan 18 | Unique Surface Patterns Emerging during Solidification of Liquid Metal Alloys - Nature Nanotechnology. Jianbo Tang, Stephanie Lambie, Nastaran Meftahi, Andrew J. Christofferson, Jiong Yang, Mohammad B. Ghasemian, Jialuo Han, Francois-Marie Allioux, Md. Arifur Rahim, Mohannad Mayyas, Torben Daeneke, Chris F. McConville, Krista G. Steenbergen, Richard B. Kaner*, Salvy P. Russo, Nicola Gaston & Kourosh Kalantar-Zadeh. 
 
Jan 14 | Hidden Vacancy Benefit in Monolayer 2D SemiconductorsAdvanced Materials. Xiankun Zhang, Qingliang Liao, Zhuo Kang, Baishan Liu, Xiaozhi Liu, Yang Ou, Jiankun Xiao, Junli Du, Yihe Liu, Li Gao, Lin Gu, Mengyu Hong, Huihui Yu, Zheng Zhang, Xiangfeng Duan*, Yue Zhang.
 
Jan 14 | CO2 Photoelectrochemical Reduction Catalyzed by a GaP(001) Photoelectrode - ACS Catal. Shenzhen Xu and Emily A. Carter*.
 
Jan 14 | Computational Redesign of a PETase for Plastic Biodegradation under Ambient Condition by the GRAPE Strategy. ACS Catal. Yinglu Cui, Yanchun Chen, Xinyue Liu, Saijun Dong, Yu’e Tian, Yuxin Qiao, Ruchira Mitra, Jing Han, Chunli Li, Xu Han, Weidong Liu, Quan Chen, Wangqing Wei, Xin Wang, Wenbin Du, Shuangyan Tang, Hua Xiang, Haiyan Liu, Yong Liang, Kendall N. Houk*, and Bian Wu.
 
Jan 13 | Advances in the World of Bacterial MicrocompartmentsTrends. Biochem. Sci. Andrew M. Stewart, Katie L. Stewart,Todd O. Yeates*, Thomas A. Bobik.
 
Jan 13 | SP3‐FAIMS Chemoproteomics for High Coverage Profiling of the Human Cysteinome - ChemBioChem - Tianyang Yan, Heta S. Desai, Lisa M. Boatner, Stephanie L. Yen, Jian Cao, Maria F. Palafox, Yasaman Jami-Alahmadi, Keriann Backus*.
 
Jan 13 | Light Transfer through Semi-transparent Windows Supporting Pendant Droplets - Journal of Quantitative Spectroscopy and Radiative Transfer. Eylul Simsek, KeyongZhu, Glareh N.Kashanchi, Megan J.Williams,Tiphaine Galy, Michal Marszewskim, Sarah H.Tolbert*, Laurent Pilon.
 
Jan 13 | Rounding Out the Understanding of ACD Toxicity with the Discovery of Cyclic Forms of Actin Oligomers - Int J Mol Sci. Harper Smith, Nick Pinkerton, David B. Heisler, Elena Kudryashova, Aaron R. Hall, Kelly R. Karch, Andrew Norris, Vicki Wysocki, Marcos Sotomayor, Emil Reisler*, Dimitrios Vavylonis, and Dmitri S. Kudryashov.
 
Jan 12 | Multiplexed Characterization of Rationally Designed Promoter Architectures Deconstructs Combinatorial Logic For IPTG-Inducible Systems - Nature Communications. Timothy C. Yu, Winnie L. Liu, Marcia S. Brinck, Jessica E. Davis, Jeremy Shek, Grace Bower, Tal Einav, Kimberly D. Insigne, Rob Phillips, Sriram Kosuri* & Guillaume Urtecho.
 
Jan 12 | [8+2] vs [4+2] Cycloadditions of Cyclohexadienamines to Tropone and Heptafulvenes—Mechanisms and Selectivities - J. Am. Chem. Soc. Xiangyang Chen, Mathias Kirk Thøgersen, Limin Yang, Rune F. Lauridsen, Xiao-Song Xue, Karl Anker Jørgensen, and K. N. Houk*.
 

Jan 12 | What does graphitic carbon nitride really look like? Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. Sigismund T. A. G. Melissen, Tangui Le Bahers, Philippe Sautet* and  Stephan N. Steinmann.

Jan 12, 2021 - Physics of viral dynamics (Review) - Nature Reviews Physics. Robijn F. Bruinsma*, Gijs J. L. Wuite & Wouter H. Roos.

Jan 10 | Continuous chaotic bioprinting of skeletal muscle-like constructsBioprinting. Edna Johana Bolívar-Monsalve, Carlos Fernando Ceballos-González, Karen Ixchel Borrayo-Montaño, Diego Alonso Quevedo-Moreno, Juan Felipe Yee-de León, Ali Khademhosseini, Paul S. Weiss*, Mario Moisés Alvarez, Grissel Trujillo-de Santiago.

Jan 9 | Self-healing Flexible/stretchable Energy Storage Devices - Materials Today. Xiaoling Tong, Zhengnan Tian, Jingyu Sun, Vincent Tung, Richard B. Kaner*, Yuanlong Shao. 

Jan 7 | Divalent Cation Dependence Enhances Dopamine Aptamer Biosensing - ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces. Nako Nakatsuka, John M. Abendroth, Kyung-Ae Yang, and Anne M. Andrews*.

Jan 7 | Fungal Dioxygenase AsqJ Is Promiscuous and Bimodal: Substrate‐Directed Formation of Quinolones versus Quinazolinones - Angewandte Chemie International Edition. Manuel Einsiedler, Cooper S. Jamieson, Mark Maskeri, K. N. Houk*, Tobias Alexander, Marius Gulder.

Jan 7 | Continuous Chaotic Bioprinting of Skeletal Muscle-Like Constructs - Bioprinting - Edna Johana Bolívar-Monsalve, Carlos Fernando Ceballos-González, Karen Ixchel Borrayo-Montaño, Diego Alonso Quevedo-Moreno, Juan Felipe Yee-de León, Ali Khademhosseini, Paul S.Weiss*, Mario Moisés Alvarez, Grissel Trujillo-de Santiago.

Jan 6 |  Isolation and X-ray Crystal Structure of an Electrogenerated TEMPO–N3 Charge-Transfer Complex - Org. Lett. Hosea M. Nelson*, Juno C. Siu, Ambarneil Saha, Duilio Cascio, Samantha N. MacMillan, Song-Bai Wu, Chenxi Lu, José A. Rodríguez*, K. N. Houk*, and Song Lin. 

Jan 6 | In Pursuit of Happiness (Editorial) - J. Am. Soc. Mass Spectrom. Joseph A. Loo.

Jan 5 | Multiplexed CuAAC Suzuki−Miyaura Labeling for Tandem Activity-Based Chemoproteomic Profiling - Anal. Chem. Jian Cao, Lisa M. Boatner, Heta S. Desai, Nikolas R. Burton, Ernest Armenta, Neil J. Chan, José O. Castellon, and Keriann M. Backus*. 

Jan 5 | Surface Displayed Heme Chaperones That Enable Gram-Positive Bacteria to Capture Heme-Iron From Hemoglobin - Front. Microbiol. [Review].  Ken Ellis-Guardiola, Brendan J. Mahoney and Robert T. Clubb*.

Jan 5 - MoC nanodots toward efficient electrocatalytic hydrogen evolution: an interlayer-confined strategy with a 2D-zeolite precursor - J. Mater. Chem. A. Boxu Gao, Yanghuan Huang, Sinong Wang, Haiyang Lu, Luyao Zheng, Xueliang Fan, Xue Yang, Wenbiao Zhang, Yajun Wang, Yahong Zhang, Qingsheng Gao and Yi Tang*.  

Jan 3 | Unequivocal Identification of Aspartic Acid and isoAspartic Acid by MALDI-TOF/TOF: From Peptide Standards to a Therapeutic Antibody - J. Am. Soc. Mass Spectrom. John O. Hui, Tawnya Flick, Joseph A. Loo*, and Iain D. G. Campuzano. 

Dec 31 | Encapsulating N-Heterocyclic Carbene Binuclear Transition-Metal Complexes as a New Platform for Molecular Rotation in Crystalline Solid-State - J. Am. Chem. Soc. Mingoo Jin, Rempei Ando, Marcus J. Jellen, Miguel A. Garcia-Garibay*, and Hajime Ito. 

Dec 30 | An Eight Amino Acid Segment Controls Oligomerization and Preferred Conformation of the two Non-visual ArrestinsJ. Mol. Bio. Qiuyan Chen, Ya Zhuo, Pankaj Sharma, Ivette Perez, Derek J. Francis, Srinivas Chakravarthy, Sergey A. Vishnivetskiy, Sandra Berndt, Susan M. Hanson, Xuanzhi Zhan, Evan K. Brooks, Christian Altenbach, Wayne L. Hubbell*, Candice S. Klug, T.M. Iverson, Vsevolod V. Gurevich.
 
Dec 30 | Structure-sensitive scaling relations among carbon-containing species and their possible impact on CO2 electroreductionJ. Catal. Manuel J. Kolb, David Loffreda, Philippe Sautet, Federico Calle-Vallejo.
 
Dec 29 | Diffusing wave microrheology of strongly attractive dense emulsions - Phys. Rev. E. Yixuan Xu, Frank Scheffold, and Thomas G. Mason*. 
 
Dec 29 | Biosynthesis of the Immunosuppressant (−)-FR901483 - J. Am. Chem. Soc. Zhuan Zhang, Yui Tamura, Mancheng Tang, Tianzhang Qiao, Michio Sato, Yoshihiro Otsu, Satoshi Sasamura, Masatoshi Taniguchi, Kenji Watanabe, and Yi Tang*.
 
Dec 28 | Higher-order structural characterisation of native proteins and complexes by top-down mass spectrometry - Chemical Science. Mowei Zhou, Carter Lantz, Kyle A. Brown, Ying Ge, Ljiljana Paša-Tolić, Joseph A. Loo* and Frederik Lermyte.
 
Dec 28 | PACAP is a pathogen-inducible resident antimicrobial neuropeptide affording rapid and contextual molecular host defense of the brainPNAS. Ernest Y. Lee, Liana C. Chan, Huiyuan Wang, Juelline Lieng, Mandy Hung, Yashes Srinivasan, Jennifer Wang, James A. Waschek, Andrew L. Ferguson, Kuo-Fen Lee, Nannette Y. Yount, Michael R. Yeaman, Gerard C. L. Wong*.
 
Dec 23 | Seeded-Growth Experiment Demonstrating Size- and Shape-Dependence on Gold Nanoparticle–Light Interactions - J. Chem. Educ. Gail A. Vinnacombe-Willson, Naihao Chiang, Paul S. Weiss*, Sarah H. Tolbert*, and Leonardo Scarabelli.
 
Dec 22 | Growing Contributions of Nano in 2020 (Editorial) - ACS Nano. C. Jeffrey Brinker, Jillian M. Buriak, Warren C. W. Chan, Manish Chhowalla, Sharon C. Glotzer, Yury Gogotsi, Paula T. Hammond, Mark C. Hersam, Ali Javey, Cherie R. Kagan, Kazunori Kataoka, Ali Khademhosseini, Il-Doo Kim, Nicholas A. Kotov, Shuit-Tong Lee, Young Hee Lee, Yan Li, Luis M. Liz-Marzán, Jill E. Millstone, Paul Mulvaney, Andre E. Nel, Peter Nordlander, Wolfgang J. Parak, Reginald M. Penner, Andrey L. Rogach, Raymond E. Schaak, A. K. Sood, Molly M. Stevens, Andrew T. S. Wee, Tanja Weil, C. Grant Wilson, and Paul S. Weiss*.
 
Dec 22 | A Polyketide Cyclase That Forms Medium-Ring Lactones - J. Am. Chem. Soc. De-Wei Gao, Cooper S. Jamieson, Gaoqian Wang, Yan Yan, Jiahai Zhou, K. N. Houk*, and Yi Tang*.
 
Dec 19 | François N. Diederich: Pioneer of carbon allotropes and molecular recognition - PNAS - Kendall N. Houk* and J. Fraser Stoddart.
 
Dec 18 | Narrower Nanoribbon Biosensors Fabricated by Chemical Lift-off Lithography Show Higher Sensitivity - ACS Nano. Chuanzhen Zhao, Qingzhou Liu, Kevin M. Cheung, Wenfei Liu, Qing Yang, Xiaobin Xu, Tianxing Man, Paul S. Weiss*, Chongwu Zhou, and Anne M. Andrews*.
 
Dec 18 | Cooperative Stapling of Native Peptides at Lysine and Tyrosine or Arginine with Formaldehyde - Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. Bo Li, Hong Tang, Aneta Turlik, Zhao Wan, Xiao‐Song Xue, Li Li, Xiaoxiao Yang, Jiuyuan Li, Gang He, Kendall N. Houk*, Dr. Gong Chen. 
 
Dec 15 | A Complete Rule Set for Designing Symmetry Combination Materials from Protein Molecules - Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. Joshua Laniado, Todd O Yeates*.
 
Dec 14 | Arene-Bridged Dithorium Complexes: Inverse Sandwiches Supported by a δ Bonding Interaction - J. Am. Chem. Soc. Chao Yu, Jiefeng Liang, Chong Deng, Guillaume Lefèvre, Thibault Cantat, Paula L. Diaconescu*, and Wenliang Huang.
 
Dec 11 | Investigating 3D Structures of Native Proteins and Complexes through Electron-based Dissociation (Chapter)New Developments in Mass Spectrometry. Joseph A. Loo*, Andrew K. Goring, Carter Lantz, Benqian Wei and Muhammad A. Zenaidee.
 
Dec 9 | Enhanced Bioactivity of a Human GHR Antagonist Generated by Solid-Phase Site-Specific PEGylation - Biomacromolecules. Yue Wang, Ries J. Langley, Kyle Tamshen, Julia Harms, Martin J. Middleditch, Heather D. Maynard*, Stephen M. F. Jamieson, and Jo K. Perry.
 
Dec 9 | Driving Force and Optical Signatures of Bipolaron Formation in Chemically-Doped Conjugated Polymers - Adv. Mater. Matthew G. Voss; J. Reddy Challa; D. Tyler Scholes; Patrick Y. Yee; Eric C. Wu; Xiao Liu; Sanghyun J. Park; Omar Leon Ruiz; Selvam Subramanian; Mengdan Chen; Samson A. Jenekhe; Xiaolin Wang; Sarah H. Tolbert*; Benjamin J. Schwartz*. (Read article about research here.)
 
Dec 9 | Dynamic Nuclear Polarization Using 3D Aromatic Boron Cluster Radicals - J. Phys. Chem. Lett. Yaewon Kim, Rebecca Kubena, Jonathan Axtell, Hamidreza Samouei, Pierce Pham, Julia M. Stauber, Alexander M. Spokoyny*, and Christian Hilty.
 
Dec 9 | Niobium Pentoxide Based Materials for High Rate Rechargeable Electrochemical Energy Storage - Materials Horizons. Fei Shen, Zhongti Sun, Qinggang He, Jingyu Sun, Richard B. Kaner*, Yuanlong Shao.
 
Dec 8 | Efficacy Analysis of Compartmentalization for Ambient CH4 Activation Mediated by a RhII Metalloradical in a Nanowire Array Electrode - Chemical Science. Benjamin S. Natinsky, Brandon J. Jolly, David M. Dumasa and Chong Liu*.   
 
Dec 8 - Directed Force Propagation in Semiflexible Networks - Soft Matter. Maximilian J. Grill, Jonathan Kernes, Valentin M. Slepukhin, Wolfgang A. Walla and Alex J. Levine*.
 
Dec 7 | Examining the Role of Atomic Scale Heterogeneity on the Thermal Conductivity of Transparent, Thermally Insulating, Mesoporous Silica–Titania Thin Films - J. Phys. Chem. C. Sophia C. King, Man Li, Tiphaine Galy, Yan Yan, Joon Sang Kang, Victoria M. Basile, Yolanda L. Li, Michal Marszewski, Laurent Pilon, Yongjie Hu, and Sarah H. Tolbert*.
 
Dec 6 | Phospho‐regulation of mitotic spindle assembly - Cytoskeleton. Joseph Y. Ong, Michelle C. Bradley, Jorge Z. Torres.
 
Dec 2 | Errata: “Atomic layer etching of metals with anisotropy, specificity, and selectivity” - J. Vac. Sci. Technol. Xia Sang, Yantao Xia, Philippe Sautet*, and Jane P. Chang.
 
Dec 1 | A Journey of a Thousand Miles Begins with a Single Step (Editorial) - Chemistry—A European Journal. Jean‐François Nierengarten, Kendall N. Houk*, Kuiling Ding.
 
Nov 30 | Carborane Guests for Cucurbit[7]uril Facilitate Strong Binding and On-Demand Removal - J. Am. Chem. Soc. Anna Kataki-Anastasakou, Jonathan C. Axtell, Selena Hernandez, Rafal M. Dziedzic, Gary J. Balaich, Arnold L. Rheingold, Alexander M. Spokoyny*, and Ellen M. Sletten*.
 
Nov 29 | What Will We Carry Forward from This Time? (Editorial) - ACS Nano - Samuel Chigome, Chennupati Jagadish, Cherie R. Kagan, Ajay Sood, Haixia Zhang, and Paul S. Weiss*.
 
Nov 28 | Stochastically Realized Observables for Excitonic Molecular Aggregates - J. Phys. Chem. A. Nadine C. Bradbury, Chern Chuang, Arundhati P. Deshmukh, Eran Rabani, Roi Baer, Justin R. Caram*, and Daniel Neuhauser*.
 
Nov 26 | Expanding the Scope of Palladium-Catalyzed B–N Cross-Coupling Chemistry in Carboranes - Organometallics. Xin Mu, Morgan Hopp, Rafal M. Dziedzic, Mary A. Waddington, Arnold L. Rheingold, Ellen M. Sletten*, Jonathan C. Axtell, and Alexander M. Spokoyny*.
 
Nov 25 | Impact of Organic Templates on the Selective Formation of Zeolite Oligomers. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. Marine Ciantar, Thuat T. Trinh, Carine Michel, Philippe Sautet*, Caroline Mellot‐Draznieks, Carlos Nieto‐Draghi. 
 
Nov 24 | One-pot synthesis of few-layered molybdenum disulfide anchored on N, S-codoped carbon for enhanced hydrogen generation - Mater. Today Energy. L. Zheng, W. Zhang, B. Gao, H. Lu, X. Fan, Y. Zhang, Y. Wang, S. Wang, Q. Gao, Y. Tang*.
 
Nov 23 | A structurally conserved human and Tetrahymena telomerase catalytic core - PNAS. Yaqiang Wang, Marcus Gallagher-Jones, Lukas Sušac, He Song, and Juli Feigon*. 
 
Nov 23 | Photorearrangement of [8]-2,6-Pyridinophane N-Oxide - J. Am. Chem. Soc. Evan E. Hurlow, Janice B. Lin, Morris J. Dweck, Selbi Nuryyeva, Zhengao Feng, Tyler K. Allred, K. N. Houk*, and Patrick G. Harran*
 
Nov 20 | Damaged lung gas-exchange function of discharged COVID-19 patients detected by hyperpolarized 129Xe MRI - Science Advances. Haidong Li, Xiuchao Zhao, Yujin Wang, Xin Lou, Shizhen Chen, He Deng, Lei Shi, Junshuai Xie, Dazhong Tang, Jianping Zhao, Louis-S. Bouchard*, Liming Xia, and Xin Zhou.
 
Nov 20 | - Lessons Learned—Aluminum Waste Container Rupture - J. Chem. Health Saf. Craig A. Merlic* and Imke Schröder. 
 
Nov 18 | Observing Single-Atom Catalytic Sites During Reactions with Electrospray Ionization Mass Spectrometry - Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. Max J. Hülsey, Geng Sun, Philippe Sautet*, Ning Yan.
 
Nov 16 | Hydrogen Evolution on Restructured B-Rich WB: Metastable Surface States and Isolated Active Sites - ACS Catal. Zisheng Zhang, Zhi-Hao Cui, Elisa Jimenez-Izal, Philippe Sautet, and Anastassia N. Alexandrova*.
 
Nov 16 | Engineering mesoporous silica for superior optical and thermal propertiesMRS Energy and Sustainability. Danielle M. Butts, Patricia E. McNeil , Michal Marszewski , Esther Lan, Tiphaine Galy, Man Li, Joon Sang Kang, David Ashby, Sophia King, Sarah H. Tolbert*, Yongjie Hu, Laurent Pilon and Bruce S. Dunn. 
 
Nov 14 | Elastic ceramic aerogels for thermal superinsulation under extreme conditions. Mater. Today. Xiang Xu, Shubin Fu, Jingran Guo, Hui Li, Yu Huang, Xiangfeng Duan*.
 
Nov 12 | World Pneumonia Day 2020 - ASBMB Today. Nicole Lynn (PhD Candidate, Torres group). 
 
Nov 10 | Cryogenic Milling Method to Fabricate Nanostructured Anodes - ACS Appl. Energy Mater. Qizhang Yan, Shu-Ting Ko, Yumin Zhao, Yumin Zhao, Grace Whang, Andrew Dawson, Sarah H. Tolbert*, Bruce S. Dunn, and Jian Luo. 
 
Nov 5 | Callyspongiolide Is a Potent Inhibitor of the Vacuolar ATPase - J. Nat. Prod. Sarah Fogarty, Yeyun Ouyang, Liubo Li, Yu-chan Chen, Hallie Rane, Francesco Manoni, Karlett J. Parra, Jared Rutter, and Patrick G. Harran*. (Read article about research here.)
 
Nov 4 | I Am Woman, Hear Me Roar (in Science) (Editorial) - J. Am. Soc. Mass Spectrom. Joseph Loo.
 
Nov 2 | Understanding Stabilization in Nanoporous Intermetallic Alloy Anodes for Li-Ion Batteries Using Operando Transmission X-ray Microscopy - ACS Nano. Terri C. Lin, Andrew Dawson, Sophia C. King, Yan Yan, David S. Ashby, Joseph A. Mazzetti, Bruce S. Dunn, Johanna Nelson WekerJohanna Nelson Weker. and Sarah H. Tolbert*.
 
Nov 1 | Structure of S. pombe telomerase protein Pof8 C-terminal domain is an xRRM conserved among LARP7 proteins - RNA Biology. Ritwika Basu,Catherine D. Eichhorn, Ryan Cheng, Robert D. Peterson, and Juli Feigon*. 
 
Oct 29 | Distinct electronic structures and bonding interactions in inverse-sandwich samarium and ytterbium biphenyl complexesChemical Science. Yuyuan Xiao, Xiao-Kun Zhao, Tianpin Wu, Jeffrey T. Miller, Han-Shi Hu, Jun Li, Wenliang Huang* and Paula L. Diaconescu*. 
 
 
 
 
 
Oct 21 | Correlated Motion and Mechanical Gearing in Amphidynamic Crystalline Molecular Machines - Chemical Science. Miguel García-Garibay group.
 
Oct 20 | Stabilizing Oxidative Dehydrogenation Active Sites at High Temperature with Steam: ZnFe2O4-Catalyzed Oxidative Dehydrogenation of 1-Butene to 1,3-Butadiene - ACS Catal. Tieqiang Zeng, Geng Sun, Changxi Miao, George Yan, Yingchun Ye, Weimin Yang, and Philippe Sautet*
 
 
 
 
 
 
Oct 13 | Towards a Single Chemical Model for Understanding Lanthanide Hexaborides - Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. Julen Munarriz, Paul J. Robinson, Anastassia N. Alexandrova*
 
Oct 12 | Enzyme-free synthesis of natural phospholipids in water - Nature Chemistry. Ken Houk group.
 
Oct 9 | Black phosphorus composites with engineered interfaces for high-rate high-capacity lithium storageScience.  Xiangfeng Duan group. (Read article about research here.)
 
 
 
Oct 2 | Self‐Deposition of 2D Molybdenum Sulfides on Liquid Metals - Adv. Funct. Mater. Yifang Wang, Mohannad Mayyas, Jiong Yang, Jianbo Tang, Mohammad B. Ghasemian, Jialuo Han, Aaron Elbourne, Torben Daeneke, Richard B. Kaner*, Kourosh Kalantar‐Zadeh.
 
Oct 1 | Corrigendum to “Fire-retardant, self-extinguishing triboelectric nanogenerators” [Nano Energy 59 (2019) 336–345]. Nano Energy. Abdelsalam Ahmed, Maher F. El-Kady, Islam Hassan, Ayman Negm, Amir Masoud Pourrahimi, Mit Muni, Ponnambalam Ravi Selvaganapathy, Richard B. Kaner*.
 
Oct 1 | Corrigendum to “All printable snow-based triboelectric nanogenerator’’ [Nano Energy 60 (2019) 17–25], Nano Energy, Abdelsalam Ahmed, Islam Hassan, Islam M. Mosa, Esraa Elsanadidy, Gayatri S. Phadke, Maher F. El-Kady, James F. Rusling, Ponnambalam Ravi Selvaganapathy, Richard B. Kaner*.
 
 
Sept 30 | An enzymatic Alder-ene reaction - Nature. Yi Tang, Neil Garg, and Ken Houk research groups. (Read article about research here.)
 
Sept 28 | Programmable devices based on reversible solid-state doping of two-dimensional semiconductors with superionic silver iodide - Nature Electronics. Xiangfeng Duan group. (Read article about research here.)
 
 
 
Sept 22 |Tutorials and Articles on Best Practices (Editorial) - ACS Nano. Paul Weiss.
 
Sept 21 | Surface Chemical Trapping of Optical Cycling CentersPhys. Chem. Chem. Phys. – Justin Caram and Anastassia Alexandrova groups.
 
 
Sept 17 | Lipid-Bicelle-Coated Microfluidics for Intracellular Delivery with Reduced Fouling - ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces. Paul Weiss group.
 
Sept 16 | Synthetic Amorphous Silica Nanoparticles: Toxicity, Biomedical and Environmental Implications - Nature Review Materials. Jonas Croissant, Kimberly Butler, Jeffrey Zink*, Jeffrey C. Brinker. 
 
 
 
Sept 8 | Leveraging Immonium Ions for Targeting Acyl‐Lysine Modifications in Proteomic Datasets - Proteomics. John M. Muroski, Janine Y. Fu, Hong Hanh Nguyen, Rachel R. Ogorzalek, Joseph A. Loo*. 
 
Sept 7 | Fjord-edge Graphene Nanoribbons with Site-Specific Nitrogen Substitution - J. Am. Chem. Soc.- Richard Kaner, Anastassia Alexandrova,  Ken Houk, Sarah Tolbert, and Yves Rubin groups.
 
Sept 4 | Printing Precise Materials with Visible Light - ACS Cent. Sci. Ellen Sletten group.
 
 
 
Sept 2 | For the Love of Analytical Instruments (Editorial) - J. Am. Soc. Mass Spectrom. Joseph Loo.
 
Sept 1 | Selective Enzymatic Oxidation of Silanes to Silanols – Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.  Ken Houk group.
 
 
Aug 31 | A fundamental look at electrocatalytic sulfur reduction reaction - Nature Catalysis. Sarah Tolbert, Philippe Sautet & Xiangfeng Duan groups.
 
 
Aug 26 | Intercepting Fleeting Cyclic Allenes with Asymmetric Nickel Catalysis -Nature. Ken Houk and Neil Garg groups.
 
 
 
 
Aug 18 | Fluorous Soluble Cyanine Dyes for Visualizing Perfluorocarbons in Living Systems - J. Am. Chem. Soc. Ellen Sletten group.
 
Aug 18 | Flexible Multiplexed In2O3 Nanoribbon Aptamer-Field-Effect Transistor s for BiosensingiScience. Paul Weiss and Anne Andrews groups.
 
Aug 17 | Recent attempts to change the periodic table - Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A. Eric Scerri.
 
 
 
Aug 11 | Influence of Terminal Carboxyl Groups on the Structure and Reactivity of Functionalized m-Carboranethiolate Self-Assembled Monolayers – Chemistry of Materials.  Ken Houk, Anastassia Alexandrova, and Paul Weiss groups.
 
 
Aug 7 | Direct Look at the Electric Field in Ketosteroid Isomerase and Its Variants - ACS Catal.- Anastassia Alexandrova group.
 
Aug 7 | Half a century of amyloids: past, present and future - Chem Soc Rev. David Eisenberg group.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
July 27 | Cryo-EM structure and inhibitor design of human IAPP (amylin) fibrils - Nat Struct Mol Biol. David Eisenberg group.
 
July 27 | Cholesteryl Ester Liquid Crystal Nanofibers for Tissue Engineering Applications - ACS Materials Letters. Paul S. Weiss group.
 
 
July 24 | Detecting DNA and RNA and Differentiating Single-Nucleotide Variations via Field-Effect Transistors - Nano Letters. Anne M. Andrews and Paul S. Weiss groups.
 
July 24 | Systematic Study of Perfluorocarbon Nanoemulsions Stabilized by Polymer Amphiphiles - ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces. Ellen Sletten group.
 
July 23 | Ambient methane functionalization initiated by electrochemical oxidation of a vanadium (V)-oxo dimer - Nature Communications. Anastassia N. Alexandrova & Chong Liu groups.
 
 
 
 
July 11 | Dealkenylative Alkenylation: Formal σ‐Bond Metathesis of Olefins - Angewandte Chemie, International Edition. Ohyun Kwon group.
 
July 9 | A Super-Oxidized Radical Cationic Icosahedral Boron Cluster - J. Am. Chem. Soc. Alex Spokoyny group.
 
July 6 | Review - Perfluorocarbons in Chemical Biology - ChemBioChem. Ellen Sletten group.
 
 
July 1 | Fast-Charging Cathodes from Polymer-Templated Mesoporous LiVPO4F - ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces. Sarah Tolbert group.
 
 
June 30 | Treating a Global Health Crisis with a Dose of Synthetic Chemistry - ACS Cent. Sci. Neil Garg group.
 
 
 
June 24 | Expanded Helicenes as Synthons for Chiral Macrocyclic Nanocarbons – J. Am. Chem. Soc.  Ken Houk group.
 
June 24 | Ligand-Controlled Regiodivergent Palladium-Catalyzed Hydrogermylation of Ynamides – J. Am. Chem. Soc.  Ken Houk group.
 
 
June 22 | Why Boron Nitride is such a Selective Catalyst for the Oxidative Dehydrogenation of Propane - Angewandte Chemie, International Edition. Anastassia Alexandrova group.
 
 
June 19 | Confronting Racism in Chemistry Journals (Editorial) – ACS Nano. Paul Weiss.
 
June 16 | Challenges and Opportunities in Designing Perovskite Nanocrystal Heterostructures (Editorial)  – ACS Energy Lett. – Paul Weiss.
 
June 10 | Discovery and Total Synthesis of a Bis(cyclotryptamine) Alkaloid Bearing the Elusive Piperidinoindoline Scaffold - J. Am. Chem. Soc. Neil Garg and Miguel García-Garibay groups.
 
 
 
 
June 5 | Molecular Spur Gears with Triptycene Rotators and a Norbornane-Based Stator – Org. Lett.  Ken Houk and Miguel Garcia-Garibay groups.
 
 
June 2 | Mesoporous silica nanoparticles for biomedical applications – United States Patent and Trademark Office. Jeffrey Zink group.
 
 
 
May 29 | The Design and Science of Polyelemental NanoparticlesACS Nano. Paul Weiss group.
 
 
 
 
May 20 | On Chemical Natural Kinds - Journal for General Philosophy of Science. Eric Scerri.
 
 
 
May 14 | The role of CuI in the siloxane-mediated Pd-catalyzed cross-coupling reactions of aryl iodides with aryl lithium reagents. Chin. Chem. Lett. Yu Chen, Xiao Zhang, Fang Liu, Gucheng He, Ju Zhang, K.N. Houk*, Amos B. Smith, Yong Liang.
 
 
May 12 | The Use of Fluorescence Anisotropy Decay to Measure Rotation of Acenes in Viscous Solution” - J. Org. Chem. Miguel Garcia-Garibay group.
 
May 11 | Stereoselective [4+2]-Cycloaddition with Chiral Alkenylboranes – Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.  Ken Houk group.
 
 
 
 
 
 
Please send links to new recently published papers to Penny Jennings, penny@chem.ucla.edu.