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Several chemistry research students have had the opportunity to publish in peer-reviewed journals. Below you will find a list of department publications. UTC student authors are in bold.

 

Past Years:    2013     2012     2011     2010     2009     2008      2007      2006      2005      2004      2003      2002      2001      2000

 

2013

"Solvent-free and atom efficient conversion of aldehydes into nitriles," Gozum, V.J.; Mebane, R.C. Green Chemistry Letters, 2013, 6, 149.

“Biological implications of benzoquinones” (Book Chapter) in the book “Quinone: Occurrence, Medicinal Uses and Physiological Importance”, Kim, J., Nova Science Publishers, Inc., 2013, ISBN 978-1-62618-323-0.

"Biological Implications of 2-Chlorocyclohexa-2,5-diene-1,4-dione toward Ribonuclease A", Vaughn, A. R.; Redman, C. B.; Kang, S. M.; Kim, J.,  Advances in Bioscience and Biotechnology, 2013, 4, 22-28.

“Tenulin 0.25-hydrate, a sesquiterpene lactone isolated from Helenium amarum,” K. S. Knight, C. T. Smith, T. G. Waddell and B. Noll, Acta Cryst., 2013, E69, o1237-o1238.

“The true identity of the triterpene component of Wyethia mollis, a lanosta-diene containing a tetrahydropyran E-ring.” Smith CT, Noll B, Waddell TG, Knight KS, Natural Product Communications, 2013, 8, 299-300.

“Isotenulin,” K. S. Knight, C. T. Smith and T. G. Waddell, Acta Cryst., 2013, E69, o1290.

“Force Field Based MM2 Molecule-Surface Binding Energies for Graphite and Graphene,” J. H. Son, T. R. Rybolt, Graphene, 2013, 2, 18-34.

"Storage and Timed Release of Acetaminophen from Porous Carbonaceous Materials," S. McCary and T. Rybolt, Open Journal of Physical Chemistry, 2013, 3(2), 76-88.

 

2012

"Modifications of ribonuclease A induced by p-benzoquinone, ” Kim, J. ; Vaughn, A. R.; Cho, C.; Albu, T. V.; Carver, E. A., Bioorganic Chemistry, 2012, 40, 92.

"Pnictogen-Thiacrown Complexes with Pt(II) and Pd(II)” Grant, G.J., Dalton Transactions Perspective, 2012, 41, 8745-8761. 

“Heteroleptic Platinum(II) and Palladium(II) Complexes with Thiacrown and Diimine Ligands”  Grant, G.J.; Talbott, N.N.*; Bajic, M.*; Mehne, L.F.; Holcombe, T.J.*; VanDerveer, D.G. Polyhedron, 2012, 31, 89-97.

“C-H Bond Activation by a Palladium(II) Thioether Complex:  Formation of the Bis(Nitromethylene) Complex [Pd(9S3)(CH2NO2]”; Lee, J.P.; Keller, L. C..; Werlein, A.; Janzen, D.E.; VanDerveer, D.G.; Grant, G.J. Organometallics, 2012,  31, 6505-6513.  Featured as Cover Article.

 

2011

A tandem, facile one-pot conversion of aldehydes into ethyl esters. Siler, P.J.; Chill, S.T.; Mebane, R.C. Synth. Commun. 2011, 41, 1247.

"Analysis of metals leached from smiked cigarette litter," Moerman, J. W. ; Potts, G. E. Tob Control, 2011, 20 (Suppl 1) i30-i35.

"The crystal structure of {[Pt(9S3)Cl2]2[Pt(9S3)2]}Cl2 • 4 H2O:  An improved synthesis of [Pt(9S3)Cl2]”; Grant, Gregory J.; Biggers, Desiree E.; Naik, Rishi D.; Noll, Bruce C.; J. of Chem. Crystallography, 2011, 41, 847-853.

"Bis(1,4,7-trithiacyclononane)nickel(II) bis(tetrafluoridoborate) nitromethane solvate.” Lee, J. P.*; Grant, G. J.; Noll, B. N. Acta Cryst. E, 2011, E67, m1417-m1418.

"Deoxygenation of aromatic ketones using transfer hydrogenolysis with Raney nickel in 2-propanol." Zuidema, D.R.; Williams, S.L.; Wert, K.J.; Bosma, K.; Smith, A.; Mebane, R.C. Synth. Commun. 2011, 41, 2927-2931.

 "Prologue to the Chemical Adventures of Sherlock Holmes,” Waddell, Thomas G.; Rybolt, Thomas R., Journal of Chemical Education, 2011 88, 370-371.

 

2010

A facile one-pot conversion of aldehydes into amides. Mebane, R.C.; Chill, Samuel T., Synth. Commun. 2010, 40, 2017.

“Zirconocene catalysis in the synthesis of 1,4-dimagnesium reagents: using competitive inhibition to suppress β-hydrogen abstraction” Fielding, Elisha; Gao, Yan; Knight, K. S. Transition Met. Chem., 2010, 35,695.

“Ruthenium(II) Thiacrown Complexes: Synthesis, Electrochemistry, DFT, and X-ray Diffraction Studies of [Ru(15S5)Cl](PF6)”; Janzen, Daron E.; VanDerveer, Donald G.; Mehne, Larry F.; Grant, Gregory J.; Inorganica Chimica Acta, 2010, 364, 55-60.  Solicited for Special Issue for Professor Arnold L. Rheingold.

“Adsorption of Cholesterol on Carbon Powders.” Gordon, Jennifer L.; Rybolt, Thomas R.; Wells, Christina E. Journal of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, 2010, 4, 1-13. 

“Molecule-Surface Binding Energies from Molecular Mechanics: Nucleobases on Graphene” Thomas R. Rybolt and Christina E. Wells, in H. E. Chan (Ed.), Graphene and Graphite Materials, Nova Science Publishers, Hauppauge, NY, 2010, pp. 95-112.

" A novel way of reducing ketones using sodium hydroxide in 2-propanol. " Zuidema, Daniel R.; Wert, Katherine J.;Williams, Sarah L.; Chill, Samuel T.; Holte, Kimberly L.: Kokes, Nathanael K.; Mebane, Robert C. Synth. Commun., 2010, 40, 1187-1191.

“Platinum group metal thiacrown complexes as precursors for self-assembly reactions”; Grant, G.J.; Naik, R.D.; Benefield, D.E.; VanDerveer, D.G.; Supramolecular Chemistry, 2010, 22, 109.

“Antimony-Carbon Bond Activation in a Pt(II) Complex: The Crystal Structure of [Pt(9S3)(SbPh3)(Ph)](PF6)”; Grant, G.J.; Benefield, D.E.; VanDerveer, D.G.; J. of Organometallic Chem., 2010, 695, 634-636.

 

2009

“Comparison of gas-solid chromatography and MM2 force field molecular binding energies for greenhouse gases on a carbonaceous surface” Thomas R. Rybolt, Kevin T. Bivona, Howard E. Thomas, Casey M. O’Dell, Journal of Colloid and Interface Science 2009, 328, 287-292.

"A facile one-pot conversion of aldehydes into nitriles." Mebane, R.C.; Chill, Samuel TSynth. Commun2009, 39, 3601-3606.

“Thiacrown Pt(II) Complexes with Group 15 Donor Ligands”; Grant, G.J.; Benefield, D.E.; VanDerveer, D.G.; Dalton Trans., 2009, 1872-1882.

 

2008

“Binding energies for alkane molecules on a carbon surface from gas-solid chromatography and molecular mechanics.” Thomas R. Rybolt, Christina E. Wells, Howard E. Thomas, Craig M. Goodwin, Jennifer L. Blakely, James D. Turner, Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 2008, 325, 282-286.

"Conversion of aldoximes into nitriles with Raney nickel in refluxing 2-propanol. " Zuidema, Daniel R.; Dennison, Ami L.; Park, Elizabeth, Y.; Mebane, Robert C. Synth. Commun. 2008, 38, 3810.

“Development of Algorithms for Automated Spectrophotometric Titrations,” Ivan P. Zubkov and John A. Lynch, Microchemical Journal, 90, 13-18, 2008.

"Hg(II) and Cd(II) Complexes with Mixed Donor Macrocyclic Thioethers: The Oxophobicity of Mercury(II)"; Grant, G.J.; Botros, M.E.*; Hassler, J.S.* Janzen, D.E.; Grapperhaus, C.A.; O'Toole, Martin G. VanDerveer, D.G.; Polyhedron, 2008, 27, 3097-3104.

"Cyclometallated Pt(II) and Pd(II) Complexes with a Trithiacrown Ligand"; Janzen, D.E.; VanDerveer, D.G.; Mehne, L.F.; da Dilva Fihlo, A.A.; Bredas, J.-L.; Grant, G.J.; J. Chem. Soc., Dalton Trans., 2008, 1872-1882.

"Rapid liquid chromatography–tandem mass spectrometry method for the determination of a broad mixture of pharmaceuticals in surface water." Conley J. M, Symes S. J., Kindelberger S. A., and Richards S. M. J. Chromatogr. A, 2008, 1185, 206 – 215.

"The age of the martian meteorite Northwest Africa 1195 and the differentiation history of the shergottites." Symes S. J. K, Borg L. E., Shearer C. K. and Irving A. J. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 2008, 71, 1696 – 1710.

2007

"Contrasting Arsine and Phosphine Coordination Behavior: Heteroleptic Palladium(II) Complexes with Triphenylarsine and a Crown Thioether"; Grant, G.J.; Biggers, D.E.*; VanDerveer, D.G.; Main Group Chemistry, 2007, 6, 249-261.

“Evaluation of molecular mechanics calculated binding energies for isolated and monolayer organic molecules on graphite”. Thomas R. Rybolt, Christina Wells, Charles Sisson, Claire Black, and Katherine Ziegler, Journal of Colloid and Interface Science 2007, 314, 434-445

“Fixation of Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide by a Cadmium(II) Macrocyclic Complex”; Janzen, D.E.; Botros, M.E.; VanDerveer, D.G.; Grant, G.J.; J. Chem. Soc., Dalton Trans. 2007, 5316-5321.

"Transfer hydrogenation of ketones with 2-propanol and Raney nickel. " Mebane, Robert C.; Holte, Kimberly L.; Gross, Benjamin H. Synth. Commun. 2007, 37, 2787.

2006

Burnette, E. B., Gant, R., Meyer, G.M., Santiago, M.F. “Regulation of Pyrimidine Catabolism in Pseudomonas lemonnieri ATCC 12983,” Journal of Undergraduate Chemistry Research, 2006, 1, 9-13.

Brooks, Timothy; Bodkin, Tom E.; Potts, Gretchen E. and Stephanie A. Smullen. Elemental Analysis of Human Cremains Using ICP-OES to Classify Legitimate and Contaminated Cremains. J. For. Sci. 2006, 51, 967 – 973.

Easparam, Sarah; Potts, Gretchen E. Elemental Analysis of Shiitake Mushrooms by ICP-OES. J. Underg. Chem. Res. 2006, 5, 83 – 87.

Thomas R. Rybolt, Katherine A Ziegler, Howard E. Thomas, Jennifer L. Boyd, Mark E. Ridgeway, “Adsorption energies for a nanoporous carbon from gas-solid chromatography and molecular mechanics” Journal of Colloid and Interface Science 296: 41-50 (2006).

Thomas R. Rybolt, Rachael A. Hansel, “Determining molecule-carbon surface adsorption energies using molecular mechanics and graphene nanostructures” Journal of Colloid and Interface Science 300: 805-808 (2006).

Thomas R. Rybolt, Christina E. Wells, Charles R. Sisson, Claire B. Black, Katherine A. Ziegler, “Evaluation of molecular mechanics calculated binding energies for isolated and monolayer organic molecules on graphite.” Journal of Colloid and Interface Science in press (2007).

Janzen, D.E.; Patel, K.N.; VanDerveer, D.G.; Grant, G..J.; “Synthesis and Structure of a platinum(II) molecular square incorporating four fluxional thiacrown ligands: The crystal structure of [Pt([9]aneS 3) 4(4,4’-bipy) 4](OTf) 8”; Chem. Comm., 2006, 3540-3542.

Janzen, D.E.; Chen, W.; VanDerVeer, D.G.; Grant, G.J. "Synthesis and Structural Studies of Ruthenium(II) 12S4 Complexes with 4,4'-Bipyridine: The Crystal Structures of [Ru(12S4)(bpy)Cl](Cl).H2O and [{Ru(12S4)Cl}2-m-(bpy)](PF6)2 . 2 CH3CN"; Inorg. Chem. Commun. 2006, 9, 929-925.

Janzen, D.E.; Botros, M.E.; Helton, G.P.; VanDerveer, D.G.; Grant, G.J."1,4,10,13-Tetraoxa-7,16-diazoniacyclooctadecane bis(hexafluorophosphate): Hexafluorophosphate acting as a Pseudohalide"; Acta Cryst. E, 2006, 62 (4), o1550---o1552.

Janzen, D.E.; Patel, K.P.; VanDerveer, D.G.; Grant, G.J "Pi-Pi Interactions in Diimine Pt(II) complexes with Thiacrown Ligands: The Crystal Structure of (1,4,7-trithiacyclononane)(3,4,7,8-tetramethyl-1,10-phenanthroline)platinum(II) Hexafluorophosphate; Journal of Chemical Crystallography Chemistry 2006, 36, 83.

Grant, G.J.; Hill, L.L.; Helm, M.L.; VanDerveer, D.G."Multinuclear NMR Studies on Homoleptic Thioether Complexes of Cadmium(II)"; J. Chem. Soc., Dalton Trans. 2006, 3534.

Erika L. Milczek, Laura Palmiero, Sarah L. Sewell and Kyle S. Knight. "Reduction of secondary alkyl bromides by palladium catalysts containing chelating diphosphine ligands. Transition Metal Chemistry, 2006, 31, 27-29.

“Degradation of Pyrimidines by Pseudomas syringae.”  Gant, R. L.; Hacker, M. L.; Meyer, G. M.; and Santiago, M. F.  Res. J. Microbiology, 2007 2(11), 851.

“Regulations of Pyrimidine Catabolism in Pseudomonas lemonnieri ATCC 12983.” Burnette, E.C.; Gant, R.; Meyer, G. M.; and Santiago, M. F.  J. Under. Chem. Res2006, 1, 9.

Thomas Waddell and Thomas Rybolt (15 Chemical Adventures of Sherlock Holmes stories) translated by Professeur Paul Depovere into French and published in Europe (Dunod Publishers, Paris, France, 2006) under the title "L'affaire des cristaux jaunes et autres énigmes, 15 mystères chimiques résolus par Sherlock Holmes" ("The business of the yellow crystals and other enigmas, 15 chemical mysteries solved by Sherlock Holmes"). 

2005

Helm, M.L.; Helton, G.P; VanDerveer, D.G.; Grant, G.J. "199-Hg NMR Chemical Shifts in Thiacrown and Related Macrocyclic Complexes" Inorganic Chemistry, 2005, 44, 5696.

Grant, G.J.; Lee, J.P.; Helm, M.L.; VanDerveer, D.G.; Pennington, W.T.; Mehne, L.F; Klinger, D.W. "Synthetic, Electrochemical, and Structural Studies of Mixed Sandwich Rh(III) and Ir(III) Complexes Involving Cp* and Tridentate Macrocycles"; Journal of Organometallic Chemistry, 2005, 690, 629-639.

Grant, G.J.; Chen, W.; Goforth, A.M.; Baucom, C.L.; Patel, K.; Repovic, P.; VanDerveer, D.G.; Pennington, W.T."Anion and Solvent Effects Upon the Structures of Platinum(II) Complexes with Thiacrown Ligands*"; European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry, 2005, 479-485.

Lauren A. Beihoffer, Robert A. Craven, Kyle S. Knight, Charles R. Sisson and Thomas G. Waddell. "Pyridinium chlorochromate (PCC) oxidation of bishomoallylic tertiary alcohols. A structure–reactivity study." Transition Metal Chemistry, 2005, 30, 582–585.

Mebane, Robert C.; Mansfield, A. J. Transfer hydrogenation of aldehydeswith 2-propanol and Raney nickel. Synthetic Communications (2005), 35, 3083-3086.

2004

Grant, Gregory J.; Patel, Ketankumar N.; Helm, Monte L.; Mehne, Larry F.; Klinger, David W.; VanDerveer, Donald G. Heteroleptic platinum(II) complexes with crown thioethers and diimine ligands: the crystal structures of [Pt(9S3)(2,2'-bipy)](PF6)2 and [Pt(9S3)(4,4-dimethyl-2,2'-bipy)](PF6)2 × 2.5CH3NO2. Polyhedron (2004), 23(8), 1361-1369

Grant, Gregory J.; Goforth, Andrea M.; VanDerveer, Donald G.; Pennington, William T. Homoleptic platinum(II) and palladium(II) complexes of 1,5,9-trithiacyclododecane: the crystal structures of [Pt(12S3)2](PF6)2×2CH3NO2 and [Pd(12S3)2](BF4)2×0.5H2O. Inorganica Chimica Acta (2004), 357(7), 2107-2114.

Rybolt, Thomas R.; Janeksela, Vanessa E.; Hooper, Dana N.; Thomas, Howard E.; Carrington, Nathan A.; Williamson, Eric J. Predicting second gas-solid virial coefficients using calculated molecular properties on various carbon surfaces. Journal of Colloid and Interface Science (2004), 272(1), 35-45.

2003

Mebane, Robert C.; Jensen, David R.; Rickerd, Kerry R.; Gross, Benjamin H. Transfer hydrogenation of nitriles with 2-propanol and Raney nickel. Synthetic Communications (2003), 33(19), 3373-3379.

Grant, Gregory J.; Pool, Jaime A.; VanDerveer, Donald G. Chiral effects on a fluxional ligand: Chiral diphosphine platinum(II) complexes with thiacrowns. Dalton Transactions (2003), (20), 3981-3984.

Monte L. Helm, Kristi D. Loveday, Charles M. Combs, Elizabeth Bentzen, Donald G. VanDerveer, Robin D. Rogers and Gregory J. Grant, “Heavy Metal Complexes of Macrocyclic Trithioethers” J. Chem. Cryst., Accepted for publication. (Invited contribution for special issue on PUI crystallography research.)

Helm, Monte L.; Loveday, Kristi D.; Combs, Charles M.; Bentzen, Elizabeth L.; VanDerveer, Donald G.; Rogers, Robin D.; Grant, Gregory J.. Crown thioether complexes of heavy metal ions. II. Heavy metal complexes of macrocyclic trithioethers. Journal of Chemical Crystallography (2003), 33(5/6), 447-455.

Thompson, Lawrence C.; Knight, Kyle S.; Pennington, William T. Synthesis and structure of 4-R,5-R-[5-(hydroxy-diphenyl-methyl)-2,2-dimethyl-[1,3]dioxolan-4-yl]-phenyl-methanone, a chiral ligand building block. Journal of Chemical Crystallography (2003), 33(5/6), 403-407.

Abbott, Abbie R.; Thompson, Jason; Thompson, Lawrence C.; Knight, Kyle S.. Dehalogenation of alkyl halides catalyzed by single-enantiomer complexes of titanium. Transition Metal Chemistry (Dordrecht, Netherlands) (2003), 28(3), 305-307.

2002

Mebane, Robert C.; Grimes, Kimberly D.; Jenkins, Summer R.; Deardorff, Jonathan D.; Gross, Benjamin H. Deiodination of iodolactones by transfer hydrogenolysis using Raney nickel and 2-propanol. Synthetic Communications (2002), 32(13), 2049-2054.

Waddell, Thomas G.; Arp, Nathan W.; Bodine, Kyle D.; Pagni, Richard M. The guaiol color reaction. Planta Medica (2002), 68(10), 949-950.

Helm, Monte L.; Combs, Charles M.; VanDerveer, Donald G.; Grant, Gregory J.. Homoleptic Group 12 metal complexes of macrocyclic thioethers: the crystal structures of bis(1,4,7-trithiacyclodecane)M(II) perchlorate: M(II)=zinc(II), cadmium(II), mercury(II). Inorganica Chimica Acta (2002), 338 182-188

Adams, Richard D.; Perrin, Joseph L.; Mitchell, Andrea B.; Grant, Gregory J.. Useful reagents and ligands. A convenient synthesis of 1,5,9,-trithiacyclododecane (S3C9H18). Inorganic Syntheses (2002), 33 119-121.

Grant, Gregory J.; Galas, David F.; Poullaos, Ivan M.; Carter, Shawn M.; VanDerveer, Donald G. Synthetic and structural studies of heteroleptic platinum(II) complexes containing crown trithioether and diphosphine ligands. Journal of the Chemical Society, Dalton Transactions (2002), (15), 2973-2980.

Grant, Gregory J.; Galas, David F.; VanDerveer, Donald G. Heteroleptic platinum(II) complexes with crown thioether and phosphine ligands: the crystal structures of [Pt(9S3)(PPh3)Cl](PF6)×CH3NO2 and [Pt(10S3)(PPh3)Cl](PF6). Polyhedron (2002), 21(8), 879-884.

2001

Schanley, Shannon A.; Rybolt, Thomas R.; Rhodes, Danielle A. Solvent-accessible surface area as a predictor of local anesthetic activity. Journal of the Tennessee Academy of Science (2001), 76(2), 49-52.

Rybolt, Thomas R.; Hooper, Dana N.; Stensby, Jessica B.; Thomas, Howard E.; Baker, Mitchell L., Jr. Molar Refractivity and Connectivity Index Correlations for Henry's Law Virial Coefficients of Odorous Sulfur Compounds on Carbon and for Gas-Chromatographic Retention Indices. Journal of Colloid and Interface Science (2001), 234(1), 168-177.

Gross, B. H.; Mebane, R. C.; Armstrong, D. L. Transfer hydrogenolysis of aromatic alcohols using Raney catalysts and 2-propanol. Applied Catalysis, A: General (2001), 219(1-2), 281-289.

Patel, B. B.; Waddell, T. G.; Pagni, R. M. Explaining photodermatosis: cyclopentenone vs. a-methylene-g-lactone natural products. Fitoterapia (2001), 72(5), 511-515.

Grant, Gregory J.; Brandow, Christopher G.; Bruce, Chrystal Williams; Bryant, Mark A.; Kirk, Rebecca M.; Lee, Sabrina D.; Rickerd, Kerry R.; Mehne, Larry F. Metal binding studies with macrocyclic hexathioethers: transition metal complexes of 22S6 and 20S6. Journal of Heterocyclic Chemistry (2001), 38(6), 1281-1289.

Grant, Gregory J.; Carter, Shawn M.; LeBron Russell, A.; Poullaos, Ivan M.; VanDerveer, Donald G. Synthetic, electrochemical, and structural studies on heterobimetallic crown thioether complexes with Group 10 metals: the crystal structures of [Pt(9S3)(dppf)](PF6)2×CH3NO2 and [Pd(9S3)(dppf)](PF6)2×CH3NO2. Journal of Organometallic Chemistry (2001), 637-639 683-690.

Grant, Gregory J.; Brandow, Christopher G.; Galas, David F.; Davis, Jaime P.; Pennington, William T.; Valente, Edward J.; Zubkowski, Jeffrey D. Heteroleptic platinum(II) complexes of macrocyclic thioethers and halides: the crystal structures of [Pt(9S3)Cl2], [Pt(9S3)Br2], and [Pt(9S3)I2]. Polyhedron (2001), 20(28), 3333-3342.

Grant, Gregory J.; Poullaos, Ivan M.; Galas, David F.; VanDerveer, Donald G.; Zubkowski, Jeffrey D.; Valente, Edward J. Heteroleptic Platinum(II) Complexes with Crown Thioether and Phosphine Ligands I: Crystal Structures of [Pt(9S3)(dppm)](PF6)2 and [Pt(9S3)(PPh3)2](PF6)2×2CH3NO2. Inorganic Chemistry (2001), 40(3), 564-567.

Grant, G. J.; Shoup, S. S.; Baucom, C. L.; Setzer, W. N. Complexation and conformational analysis studies of 11-membered ring crown trithioethers. Inorganica Chimica Acta (2001), 317(1,2), 91-102.

2000

Waddell, Thomas G.; Eilders, Lon L.; Patel, Bipin P.; Sims, Michael. Prebiotic methylation and the evolution of methyl transfer reactions in living cells. Origins of Life and Evolution of the Biosphere (2000), 30(6), 539-548.

Grant, G. J.; Jones, M. W.; Loveday, K. D.; VanDerveer, D. G.; Pennington, W. T.; Eagle, C. T.; Mehne, L. F. Transition metal complexes with macrocyclic oxathiaethers. Inorganica Chimica Acta (2000), 300-302 250-263. 

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