Publications from School of Chemistry and Biochemistry faculty with undergraduate or high school student co-authors (underlined where known), 2020 to date.

(1) Shen, D. E.; Iyer, D. B.; Dejneka, A. M.; Reynolds, J. R.; Österholm, A. M. Mesoporous ITO Electrodes as Optically Passive Counter Electrodes for Electrochromic Devices. ACS Appl. Opt. Mater. 2023, DOI: 10.1021/acsaom.3c00063

(2) McAvoy, A. C.; Threatt, P. H.; Kapcia, J., III; Garg, N. Discovery of Homogentisic Acid as a Precursor in Trimethoprim Metabolism and Natural Product Biosynthesis. ACS Chem. Biol. 2023, 18, 711-723, DOI: 10.1021/acschembio.2c00529

(3) Khatri Chhetri, B.; Bhanushali, R.; Liang, Y.; Cepeda, M. R.; Niradininoco, A. K.; Soapi, K.; Wan, B.; Qader, M.; Franzblau, S. G.; Kubanek, J. Isolation and Characterization of Anti-Mycobacterial Natural Products from a Petrosia sp. Marine Sponge. J. Nat. Prod. 2023, 86, 574-581, DOI: 10.1021/acs.jnatprod.2c01003

(4) Jeskey, J.; Chen, Y.; Kim, S.; Xia, Y. EDTA-Assisted Synthesis of Nitrogen-Doped Carbon Nanospheres with Uniform Sizes for Photonic and Electrocatalytic Applications. Chem. Mat. 2023, 35, 3024-3032, DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.3c00341

(5) Guth-Metzler, R.; Mohamed, A. M.; Cowan, E. T.; Henning, A.; Ito, C.; Frenkel-Pinter, M.; Wartell, R. M.; Glass, J. B.; Williams, L. D. Goldilocks and RNA: where Mg2+ concentration is just right. Nucleic Acids Res. 2023, DOI: 10.1093/nar/gkad124

(6) Chen, W.-W.; Tang, W.; Hamerton, E. K.; Kuo, P. X.; Lemieux, G. A.; Ashrafi, K.; Cicerone, M. T. Identifying lipid particle sub-types in live Caenorhabditis elegans with two-photon fluorescence lifetime imaging. Front. Chem. 2023, 11, DOI: 10.3389/fchem.2023.1161775

(7) Zahn, J.; Germond, A.; Lundgren, A. Y.; Cicerone, M. T. Discriminating cell line specific features of antibiotic-resistant strains of Escherichia coli from Raman spectra via machine learning analysis. J. Biophotonics 2022, 15, e202100274, DOI:

(8) Yuan, S.; McLaren, E. J.; France, S. Rh(II)-catalyzed Intermolecular Benzylic C(sp3)−H Alkylation of Methyl-substituted Arenes by N-Aryl-α-diazo-β-amidoesters. ChemCatChem 2022, 14, e202101977, DOI:

(9) Yuan, S.; Guerra Faura, G.; Areheart, H. E.; Peulen, N. E.; France, S. Lewis Acid-Catalyzed 2,3-Dihydrofuran Acetal Ring-Opening Benzannulations toward Functionalized 1-Hydroxycarbazoles. Molecules 2022, 27, 8344,

(10) Tan, G. K.; Simpson, A.; Holtzen, S.; Amador, E.; Cable, M. L.; Cantrell, T.; Cullen, T.; Duca, Z.; Gentry, D.; Kirby, J.; McCraig, H.; Murukesan, G.; Patel, A.; Pital, A.; Rader, E.; Rennie, V.; Sutton, S.; Stevens, A.; Whitehead, J.; Cullen, D. C.; Geppert, W.; Stockton, A. M. Spatial Variation in Results of Biosignature Analyses of Apparently Homogeneous Samples from Mars Analogue Environments in Iceland. ACS Earth Space Chem. 2022, 6, 1472-1481, DOI: 10.1021/acsearthspacechem.1c00390

(11) Pederson, J. P.; McDaniel, J. G. DFT-based QM/MM with particle-mesh Ewald for direct, long-range electrostatic embedding. J. Chem. Phys. 2022, 156, 174105, DOI: 10.1063/5.0087386

(12) Nhon, L.; Tennyson, S. L.; Butt, M. W.; Bacsa, J.; Tomlinson, A. L.; Reynolds, J. R. Theory-Driven Spectral Control of Bis-EDOT Arylene Radical Cation Chromophores. Chem. Mat. 2022, 34, 9546-9557, DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.2c02054

(13) Nguyen, N. A.; Cong, Y.; Hurrell, R. C.; Arias, N.; Garg, N.; Puri, A. W.; Schmidt, E. W.; Agarwal, V. A Silent Biosynthetic Gene Cluster from a Methanotrophic Bacterium Potentiates Discovery of a Substrate Promiscuous Proteusin Cyclodehydratase. ACS Chem. Biol. 2022, 17, 1577-1585, DOI: 10.1021/acschembio.2c00251

(14) Martin, C.; Frenkel-Pinter, M.; Smith, K. H.; Rivera-Santana, V. F.; Sargon, A. B.; Jacobson, K. C.; Guzman-Martinez, A.; Williams, L. D.; Leman, L. J.; Liotta, C. L. Water-Based Dynamic Depsipeptide Chemistry: Building Block Recycling and Oligomer Distribution Control Using Hydration–Dehydration Cycles. JACS Au 2022, 2, 1395,

(15) Ji, Y.; Shen, D. E.; Young, E. K.; Goins, C. L.; Reynolds, J. R.; Shofner, M. L.; Meredith, J. C. Optimization of spray-coated nanochitin/nanocellulose films as renewable oxygen barrier layers via thermal treatment. Mater. Adv. 2022, 3, 8351-8360, DOI: 10.1039/D2MA00832G

(16) Frenkel-Pinter, M.; Matange, K.; Rajaei, V.; Costner, J. T.; Robertson, A.; Kim, J. S.; Petrov, A. S.; Bowman, J. C.; Williams, L. D. Chemical Evolution Reimagined. ChemRxiv 2022, 10.26434/chemrxiv-22022-s26433cr26432,

(17) Frenkel-Pinter, M.; Jacobson, K. C.; Eskew-Martin, J.; Forsythe, J. G.; Grover, M. A.; Williams, L. D.; Hud, N. V. Differential Oligomerization of Alpha versus Beta Amino Acids and Hydroxy Acids in Abiotic Proto-Peptide Synthesis Reactions. Life 2022, 12, 265-280,

(18) Donegan, R. K.; Fu, Y.; Copeland, J.; Idga, S.; Brown, G.; Hale, O. F.; Mitra, A.; Yang, H.; Dailey, H. A.; Niederweis, M.; Jain, P.; Reddi, A. R. Exogenously Scavenged and Endogenously Synthesized Heme Are Differentially Utilized by Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Microbiol. Spectrum 2022, 10, e03604-03622, DOI: doi:10.1128/spectrum.03604-22

(19) Deutsch, J. M.; Mandelare-Ruiz, P.; Yang, Y.; Foster, G.; Routhu, A.; Houk, J.; De La Flor, Y. T.; Ushijima, B.; Meyer, J. L.; Paul, V. J.; Garg, N. Metabolomics Approaches to Dereplicate Natural Products from Coral-Derived Bioactive Bacteria. J. Nat. Prod. 2022, 85, 462-478, DOI: 10.1021/acs.jnatprod.1c01110

(20) Chen, D.; Jones, E. V.; Williams, C. W.; Huynh, T.-K. N.; McPhail, T. C.; France, S. Intramolecular, Interrupted Homo-Nazarov Cascade Biscyclizations to Angular (Hetero)Aryl-Fused Polycycles. Chem. - Eur. J. 2022, 28, e202201368, DOI:

(21) Alvarez-Carreño, C.; Gupta, R. J.; Petrov, A. S.; Williams, L. D. Creative destruction: New protein folds from old. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U. S. A. 2022, 119, e2207897119, DOI: doi:10.1073/pnas.2207897119

(22) Wu, B.; Payero, B.; Taylor, S.; Oyelere, A. K. Discovery of novel STAT3 DNA binding domain inhibitors. Future Med. Chem. 2021, 13, 1253-1269, DOI: 10.4155/fmc-2021-0088

(23) Sweeney, B. A.; Hoksza, D.; Nawrocki, E. P.; Ribas, C. E.; Madeira, F.; Cannone, J. J.; Gutell, R.; Maddala, A.; Meade, C. D.; Williams, L. D.; Petrov, A. S.; Chan, P. P.; Lowe, T. M.; Finn, R. D.; Petrov, P. I. R2DT is a framework for predicting and visualising RNA secondary structure using templates. Nat. Commun. 2021, 12, 1-12,

(24) Strickland, K. M.; Neselu, K.; Grant, A. J.; Espy, C. L.; McCarty, N. A.; Schmidt-Krey, I.: Reconstitution of Detergent-Solubilized Membrane Proteins into Proteoliposomes and Nanodiscs for Functional and Structural Studies. In Structure and Function of Membrane Proteins; Schmidt-Krey, I., Gumbart, J. C., Eds.; Springer US: New York, NY, 2021; pp 21-35.

(25) Sato, C. M.; Walde, R. K.; Bacsa, J.; Jordan, A. J.; Sadighi, J. P. Ligand-based control of nuclearity in (NHC)gold(i) sulfides. Dalton Trans. 2021, 50, 15721-15729, DOI: 10.1039/D1DT02616J

(26) Penev, P. I.; McCann, H. M.; Meade, C. D.; Alvarez-Carreño, C.; Maddala, A.; Bernier, C. R.; Chivukula, V. L.; Ahmad, M.; Gulen, B.; Sharma, A.; Williams, L. D.; Petrov, A. S. ProteoVision: web server for advanced visualization of ribosomal proteins. Nucleic Acids Res. 2021, 49, W578–W588,

(27) Patterson-Orazem, A. C.; Qerqez, A. N.; Azouz, L. R.; Ma, M. T.; Hill, S. E.; Ku, Y. M.; Schildmeyer, L. A.; Maynard, J. A.; Lieberman, R. L. Recombinant antibodies recognize conformation-dependent epitopes of the leucine zipper of misfolding-prone myocilin. J. Biol. Chem. 2021, 297, DOI: 10.1016/j.jbc.2021.101067

(28) Martin, M. D.; Huard, D. J. E.; Guerrero-Ferreira, R. C.; Desai, I. M.; Barlow, B. M.; Lieberman, R. L. Molecular architecture and modifications of full-length myocilin. Exp. Eye Res. 2021, 211, DOI: 10.1016/j.exer.2021.108729

(29) Lang, A. W.; Ji, Y.; Dillon, A. C.; Satam, C. C.; Meredith, J. C.; Reynolds, J. R. Photostability of Ambient-Processed, Conjugated Polymer Electrochromic Devices Encapsulated by Bioderived Barrier Films. ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng. 2021, 9, 2937-2945, DOI: 10.1021/acssuschemeng.0c09121

(30) Jaiyesimi, O. A.; McAvoy, A. C.; Fogg, D. N.; Garg, N. Metabolomic profiling of Burkholderia cenocepacia in synthetic cystic fibrosis sputum medium reveals nutrient environment-specific production of virulence factors. Sci Rep 2021, 11, 21419, DOI: 10.1038/s41598-021-00421-4

(31) Howard, E. L.; Österholm, A. M.; Shen, D. E.; Panchumarti, L. P.; Pinheiro, C.; Reynolds, J. R. Cost-Effective, Flexible, and Colorful Dynamic Displays: Removing Underlying Conducting Layers from Polymer-Based Electrochromic Devices. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2021, 13, 16732-16743, DOI: 10.1021/acsami.1c00463

(32) Guerra Faura, G.; Nguyen, T.; France, S. Catalyst-Controlled Chemodivergent Reactions of 2-Pyrrolyl-α-diazo-β-ketoesters and Enol Ethers: Synthesis of 1,2-Dihydrofuran Acetals and Highly Substituted Indoles. J. Org. Chem. 2021, 86, 10088-10104, DOI: 10.1021/acs.joc.1c00826

(33) Frenkel-Pinter, M.; Sargon, A. B.; Glass, J. B.; Hud, N. V.; Williams, L. D. Transition metals enhance prebiotic depsipeptide oligomerization reactions involving histidine. RSC Adv. 2021, 11, 3534-3538, DOI: 10.1039/d0ra07965k

(34) Chapman, A. P.; Tang, X.; Lee, J. R.; Chida, A.; Mercer, K.; Wharton, R. E.; Kainulainen, M.; Harcourt, J. L.; Martines, R. B.; Schroeder, M.; Zhao, L.; Bryksin, A.; Zhou, B.; Bergeron, E.; Bollweg, B. C.; Tamin, A.; Thornburg, N.; Wentworth, D. E.; Petway, D.; Bagarozzi, D. A.; Finn, M. G.; Goldstein, J. M. Rapid development of neutralizing and diagnostic SARS-COV-2 mouse monoclonal antibodies. Sci Rep 2021, 11, 9682, DOI: 10.1038/s41598-021-88809-0

(35) Verma, A.; Stoppelman, J. P.; McDaniel, J. G. Tuning Water Networks via Ionic Liquid/Water Mixtures. Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2020, 21, 403,

(36) Tu, Y.-J.; Delmerico, S.; McDaniel, J. G. Inner Layer Capacitance of Organic Electrolytes from Constant Voltage Molecular Dynamics. J. Phys. Chem. C 2020, 124, 2907-2922, DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.0c00299

(37) Speller, N. C.; Morbioli, G. G.; Cato, M. E.; McNeice, J. L.; Stockton, A. M. Characterization and evaluation of ionic liquids for use in rapidly-actuated hydraulic microvalves. Sens. Actuators, B 2020, 303, 127124, DOI:

(38) Seibers, Z.; Orr, M.; Collier, G. S.; Henriquez, A.; Gabel, M.; Shofner, M. L.; La Saponara, V.; Reynolds, J. Chemically Functionalized Reduced Graphene Oxide as Additives in Polyethylene Composites for Space Applications. Polym. Eng. Sci. 2020, 60, 86-94, DOI:

(39) Rader, E.; Simpson, A.; Amador, E.; Fraser, J. M.; Holtzen, S.; Hanna, A.; Cable, M. L.; Cullen, T.; Duca, Z.; Gentry, D.; Murukesan, G.; Rennie, V.; Stevens, A. H.; Sutton, S.; Tan, G.; Cullen, D.; Geppert, W.; Stockton, A. Preferably Plinian and Pumaceous: Implications of Microbial Activity in Modern Volcanic Deposits at Askja Volcano, Iceland, and Relevancy for Mars Exploration. ACS Earth Space Chem. 2020, 4, 1500-1514, DOI: 10.1021/acsearthspacechem.0c00015

(40) Patin, N. V.; Brown, E.; Chebli, G.; Garfield, C.; Kubanek, J.; Stewart, F. J. Microbial and chemical dynamics of a toxic dinoflagellate bloom. PeerJ 2020, 8, e9493, DOI: 10.7717/peerj.9493

(41) McAvoy, A. C.; Jaiyesimi, O.; Threatt, P. H.; Seladi, T.; Goldberg, J. B.; da Silva, R. R.; Garg, N. Differences in Cystic Fibrosis-Associated Burkholderia spp. Bacteria Metabolomes after Exposure to the Antibiotic Trimethoprim. ACS Infect. Dis. 2020, 6, 1154-1168, DOI: 10.1021/acsinfecdis.9b00513

(42) Martinez-Guzman, O.; Willoughby, M. M.; Saini, A.; Dietz, J. V.; Bohovych, I.; Medlock, A. E.; Khalimonchuk, O.; Reddi, A. R. Mitochondrial–nuclear heme trafficking in budding yeast is regulated by GTPases that control mitochondrial dynamics and ER contact sites. J. Cell. Sci. 2020, 133, DOI: 10.1242/jcs.237917

(43) Lloyd, A. J.; Masterson, E. B.; Baxter, S. J.; Molaison, J. J.; dos Santos, A. M.; Wilkinson, A. P. Thermal Expansion and Response to Pressure of Double-ReO3-Type Fluorides NaMVF6 (M = Nb, Ta). Inorg. Chem. 2020, 59, 13979-13987, DOI: 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.0c01693

(44) Kruyer, N. S.; Wauldron, N.; Bommarius, A. S.; Peralta-Yahya, P. Fully biological production of adipic acid analogs from branched catechols. Sci Rep 2020, 10, 13367, DOI: 10.1038/s41598-020-70158-z

(45) Frenkel-Pinter, M.; Haynes, J. W.; Mohyeldin, A. M.; Martin, C.; Sargon, A. B.; Petrov, A. S.; Krishnamurthy, R.; Hud, N. V.; Williams, L. D.; Leman, L. J. Mutually stabilizing interactions between proto-peptides and RNA. Nat. Commun. 2020, 11, 1-14,

(46) Delmerico, S.; McDaniel, J. G. Free energy barriers for TMEA+, TMA+, and BF4- ion diffusion through nanoporous carbon electrodes. Carbon 2020, 161, 550-561, DOI:

(47) Das, S.; Zhao, L.; Elofson, K.; Finn, M. G. Enzyme Stabilization by Virus-Like Particles. Biochemistry 2020, 59, 2870-2881, DOI: 10.1021/acs.biochem.0c00435

(48) Baxter, S. J.; Loske, K. V.; Lloyd II, A. J.; Wilkinson, A. P. Controlling the Phase Behavior of Low and Negative Thermal Expansion ReO3-Type Fluorides using Interstitial Anions: Sc1–xZrxF3+x. Inorg. Chem. 2020, 59, 7188-7194, DOI: 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.0c00629