Mie Resonance-Enhanced Light Absorption of FeS2 Nanocubes in a Near-Infrared Region: Intraparticulate Synergy between Electronic Absorption and Mie Resonances

2019 / American Chemical Society

FeS2 nanocrystals with the diameter of more than several dozen nanometers exhibit well-defined optical extinction peaks in a near-infrared region. …

Carlos Morillo

New power of self-assembling carbonic anhydrase inhibitor: Short peptide–constructed nanofibers inspire hypoxic cancer therapy

2019 / Science Advances 06 Sep 2019: Vol. 5, no. 9, eaax0937 DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.aax0937

Carbonic anhydrase (CA) IX overexpresses exclusively on cell membranes of hypoxic tumors, regulating the acidic tumor microenvironment. Small molecules of …

Heather Haffner

Determination of the Absolute Configurations and Sensory Properties of the Enantiomers of a Homologous Series (C6–C10) of 2-Mercapto-4-alkanones

2019 / Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry

The enantiomers of a homologous series (C6–C10) of 2-mercapto-4-alkanones were obtained by lipase-catalyzed kinetic resolution of the corresponding racemic 2-acetylthio-4-alkanones. …

Leah Pandiscia, PhD

Enantioselective electrophilic fluorination of α-aryl-tetralones using a preparation of N-fluoroammonium salts of cinchonine

2019 / Journal of Fluorine Chemistry

The enantioselective electrophilic fluorination of α-aryl-tetralones is promoted by cinchonine/selectfluor combinations. This strategy allows a facile synthesis of the corresponding …

Leah Pandiscia, PhD

Conformational properties of chiral tobacco alkaloids by DFT calculations and vibrational circular dichroism: (−)-S-anabasine

2015 / Journal of Molecular Graphics and Modelling

A thorough DFT and MM study of the conformational landscape, molecular and electronic structures of (−)-S-anabasine is reported aimed to …

Leah Pandiscia, PhD

Supramolecular organization of perfluorinated 1H-indazoles in the solid state using X-ray crystallography, SSNMR and sensitive (VCD) and non sensitive (MIR, FIR and Raman) to chirality vibrational spectroscopies

2017 / Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics

1H-Indazole derivatives exhibit a remarkable property since some of them form chiral supramolecular structures starting from achiral monomers. The present …

Leah Pandiscia, PhD

Hydrogen bonding network in a chiral alcohol: (1R,2S,5R)-(−)-menthol. Conformational preference studied by IR–Raman–VCD spectroscopies and quantum chemical calculations

2013 / Structural chemistry

A study of the molecular structure of (1R,2S,5R)-(−)-menthol and the hydrogen bond networks formed by this species in solution is …

Leah Pandiscia, PhD

Conformational landscape and hydrogen bonding in (S)-(−)-perillyc acid: experimental VCD, IR, Raman, and theoretical DFT studies

2012 / Tetrahedron: Asymmetry

(S)-(−)-Perillyc acid (4-isopropenylcyclohexene-1-carboxylic acid) is an intermediate in the limonene and pinene pathway degradation and its measurement in urine is …

Leah Pandiscia, PhD