Incensfuran: isolation, X-ray crystal structure and absolute configuration by means of chiroptical studies in solution and solid state

2017 / Royal Society of Chemistry

A new cembrane diterpene named incensfuran (1), biogenetically derived from incensole (2), was isolated from crude extracts of the Boswellia papyrifera Hochst. …

Leah Pandiscia, PhD

Unexpected “Hammerlike Liquid” to Pulverize Silica Powders to Stable Sols and Its Application in the Preparation of Sub-10 nm SiO2 Hybrid Nanoparticles with Chirality

2017 / ACS Omega

Silane coupling agents are well-known as surface modifiers for various kinds of silica (SiO2). However, in the present research, it …

Leah Pandiscia, PhD

Self-directing chiral information in solid–solid transformation: unusual chiral-transfer without racemization from amorphous silica to crystalline silicon

2017 / Nanoscale Horizons

Constructing novel chiral inorganic nanomaterials is an emerging branch in chirality research. In this work, by employing a solid magnesiothermic …

Leah Pandiscia, PhD

Colletopyrandione, a new phytotoxic tetrasubstituted indolylidenepyran-2,4-dione, and colletochlorins G and H, new tetrasubstituted chroman- and isochroman-3,5-diols isolated from Colletotrichum higginsianum

2017 / Tetrahedron

A new tetrasubstituted indolylidenepyrandione named colletopyrandione (1), together with a tetrasubstituted chroman- and a tetrasubstituted isocroman-3,5-diol, named colletochlorins G and …

Leah Pandiscia, PhD

Solid‐State Properties and Vibrational Circular Dichroism Spectroscopy in Solution of Hybrid Foldamers Stereoisomeric Mixtures

2013 / ChemPlusChem

Upon slow evaporation of a 1:1 diastereoisomeric mixture of Boc‐(L‐Phe‐L‐Oxd)2‐OBn (1; Boc=tert‐butyloxycarbonyl; L‐Oxd=trans‐(4S,5R)‐4‐carboxy 5‐methyloxazolidin‐2‐one, Bn=benzyloxycarbonyl) and Boc‐L‐Phe‐L‐Oxd‐D‐Phe‐L‐Oxd‐OBn (2) in methyl tert‐butyl ether, …

Leah Pandiscia, PhD

Asymmetric Diels–Alder Reaction of α‐Substituted and β,β‐Disubstituted α,β‐Enals via Diarylprolinol Silyl Ether for the Construction of All‐Carbon Quaternary Stereocenters

2016 / Chemistry a European Journal

The asymmetric Diels–Alder reaction of α‐substituted acrolein proceeds in the presence of the trifluoroacetic acid salt of trifluoromethyl‐substituted diarylprolinol silyl …

Leah Pandiscia, PhD

Chiral triazole fungicide tebuconazole: enantioselective bioaccumulation, bioactivity, acute toxicity, and dissipation in soils

2018 / Environmental Science and Pollution Research

Enantioselectivity in environmental behavior and toxic effect of chiral pesticides has been received much attention. In this study, enantioselective bioactivity …

Leah Pandiscia, PhD

Enantiomeric characterization of herbicide lactofen: Enantioseparation, absolute configuration assignment and enantioselective activity and toxicity

2018 / Chemosphere

Chiral herbicides consist of two or more enantiomers, which usually differ in their biological properties and behave enantioselectively in biochemical process. Scant studies have …

Leah Pandiscia, PhD

A chiral rhenium complex with predicted high parity violation effects: synthesis, stereochemical characterization by VCD spectroscopy and quantum chemical calculations

2013 / Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics

With their rich electronic, vibrational, rotational and hyperfine structure, molecular systems have the potential to play a decisive role in …

Leah Pandiscia, PhD