Recent Publications

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

 
 
 
 
Oct 12 | Enzyme-free synthesis of natural phospholipids in water - Nature Chemistry. Ken Houk group.
 
 
 
 
Sept 30 | An enzymatic Alder-ene reaction - Nature. Yi Tang, Neil Garg, and Ken Houk research groups. (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 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 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 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.