Li, X.; Zhang, B.; Tang, L.; Goh, T.-W.; Qi, S.; Volkov, A.; Pei, Y.; Qi, Z.; Tsung, C.-K.; Stanley, L.; Huang, W.Y.* "Cooperative Multifunctional Catalysts for Nitrone Synthesis: Platinum Nanoclusters in Amine-Functionalized Metal-Organic Frameworks" Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2017, 56, ASAP. DOI: 10.1002/anie.201710164


Xiao, C.; Maligal-Ganesh, R. V.; Li, T.; Qi, Z.; Guo, Z.; Brashler, K. T.; Goes, S.; Li, X.; Goh, T. W.; Winans, R. E.; Huang, W. ChemSusChem 2013, 6, 1915.

Kandel, K.; Frederickson, C.; Smith, E.A.; Lee, Y.J.; Slowing, I.I. "Bifunctional Sorbent-Catalytic Nanoparticles for the Refining of Renewable Feedstocks"ACS Catal.,3, 2750-2758,2013.

Fang, X.;Hansen, L.; Haso, F.; Yin, P.; Pandey, A.; Engelhardt, L.; Slowing, I.; Li, T.; Liu, T.; Luban, M.; Johnston. "{Mo24Fe12} Macrocycles: Anion Templation with Large Polyoxometalate Guests."Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 52, 10500-10504,2013.

Kandel, K.; Althaus, S.M.; Peeraphatdit, C.; Kobayashi, T.; Trewyn, B.G.; Pruski, M.; Slowing, I.I. "Solvent-Induced Reversal of Activities between Two Closely RelatedHeterogeneous Catalysts in the Aldol Reaction."ACS Catal.,3, 265-271,2013.

Kobayashi, T.; Lafon, O.; Thankamony, A.S.L.; Slowing, I.I.; Kandel, K.; Carnavale, D.; Vitzthum, V.; Vezin, H.; Amoureux, J.-P.; Bodenhausen, G.; Pruski, M. "Analysis of sensitivity enhancement by dynamic nuclear polarization in solid state NMR: a case study of functionalized mesoporous materials."Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys.,15, 5553-5562,2013.

Lafon, O.; Thankamony, A.S.L.; Kobayashi, T.; Carnavale, D.; Vitzthum, V.; Slowing, I.I.; Kandel, K.; Vezin, H.; Amoureux, J.-P.; Bodenhausen, G.; Pruski, M. "Mesoporous Silica Nanoparticles Loaded with Surfactant: Low Temperature Magic Angle Spinning13C and29Si NMR Enhanced by Dynamic Nuclear Polarization."J. Phys. Chem. C, 117, 1375–1382,2013.

Johnson, K. F.; Van Zeeland, R.; Stanley, L. M. "Palladium-Catalyzed Synthesis of N-tert-Prenylindoles" Org. Lett.2013, 15, 2798.

Zenner, M. D.; Xia, Y.; Chen, J. S.; Kessler, M. R. “Polyurethanes from Isosorbide-Based DiisocyanatesChemSusChem,2013, 6,1182-1185.DOI: 10.1002/cssc.201300126

Shin, I.; Ray, J.; Gupta, V.; Zhao, M.; Ilgu, M.; Haarberg, H. E.; Beasley, J.; Bendickson, L.; Mehanovic, S.; Peng, L.; Kraus, G. A.; Nilsen-Hamilton, M. “Real-Time Imaging of Promoter Activity to Monitor Gene Expression” 2013, Submitted.

Sachan, A.; Kempema, A.; Kraus, G. A.; Nilsen-Hamilton, M. "Specificity of the cocaine aptamer and its application in measurement of cocaine and metabolites in homogeneous samples” 2013, submitted.

Kraus, G. A.; J. Lee “A direct synthesis of renewable sulfonate-based surfactants”, J.Surfactants Detergents, 2013, 16, 317. DOI 10.1007/s11743-012-1408-2

Kraus, G. A.; Chaudhary, D.; Riley, S.; Liu, F.; Phillips, G. “The Synthesis and Antimicrobial Activity of 3-Alkenyl Salicylic Acids” Natural Products Communications, 2013, 8, 0000.

Kraus, G. A.; Pollock, G.; Palmer, K. “Aromatics from Pyrones: Terephthalic Acid and Related Aromatics From Methyl Coumalate” RSC Advances, 2013, xx, 0000.

Guney, T.; Kraus, G. A. “A Total Synthesis of Paracaseolide” Org. Lett. 2013, 15, 613-615.

Lee, J. J.; Kraus, G. A. “Divergent Diels-Alder Methodology from Methyl Coumalate toward Functionalized Aromatics” Tetrahedron Lett. 2013, 54, 2366.

Chia, M.; Haider, M. A.; Kraus, G. A.; Neurock, M.; Dumesic, J. A. “Mechanistic Insights into Ring-Opening and Decarboxylation of 2-Pyrones in Liquid Water and Tetrahydrofuran Solvents” J. Am. Chem Soc., 2013, 135, 5699.

Yan, K.; Sadow, A. D. "C-H Bond activation by a zirconacycle" Chem. Commun., 2013, 49, 3212-3214.

Yan, K.; Schoendorff, G.; Everett, W.; Ellern, A.; Windus, T.; Sadow, A. D. "Intermolecular β-hydrogen abstractions in ytterbium, calcium, and potassium tris(dimethylsilyl)methyl compounds" Organometallics, 2013, 32, 1300-1316.

Mukherjee, D.; Lampland, N. L.; Yan, K.; Dunne, J. F.; Ellern, A.; Sadow, A. D. "Divergent reaction pathways of tris(oxazolinyl)borato zinc and magnesium silyl compounds" Chem. Commun., 2013, 49, 4334-4336.

Guo, Y.; Alvarado, S. R.; Barclay, J. D.; Vela, J. “Shape-Programmed Nanofabrication: Understanding the Reactivity of Dichalcogenide Precursors” ACS Nano, 2013, 7, 3616–3626.

Vela, J. “Molecular Chemistry to the Fore: New Insights into the Fascinating World of Photoactive Colloidal Semiconductor Nanocrystals” J. Phys. Chem. Lett., 2013, 4, 653–668.

Lesoine, M. D.; Bhattacharjee, U.; Guo, Y.; Vela, J.; Petrich, J. W.; Smith, E. A. “Subdiffraction, Luminescence-Depletion Imaging of Isolated, Giant, CdSe/CdS Nanocrystal Quantum Dots” J. Phys. Chem. C, 2013, 117, 3662–3667.

Stubbert, B. D.; Vela, J.; Brennessel, W. W.; Holland, P. L. “A Sulfide-Bridged Diiron(II) Complex with a cis-N2H4 Ligand” Z.Anorg.Allg. Chem., 2013, 639, in press.

Buck, A.T.; Paletta, J.T.; Khindurangala, S.; Winter, A.H. “A Non-Covalently Reversible Paramagnetic Switch in Water” 2013, Submitted.

Hanway, P.J.; Xue, J.; Bhattacharjee, U.; Milot, M.; Phillips, D.L.; Winter, A.H. “Direct Detection and Reactivity of the Short-Lived Phenyloxenium Ion” 2013, Submitted.

Beck, C.L.; Berg, S.; Winter, A.H. “Tight-Binding Ferrocene Cation Carboxylate Ion Pairs in Aqueous DMSO” 2013, Submitted.

Kraus, G. A.; Pollock, G. R.; Palmer, K.; Beck, C.L.; Winter, A.H. “Aromatics from Pyrones: Esters of Terephthalic Acid and Isophthalic Acid from Methyl Coumalate” 2013, Submitted.

Mahoney, K.; Goswami, P.; Winter, A. "Self-Immolative Aryl Phthalate Esters" J. Org. Chem., 2013, 78 (2), pp 702–705.


Kandel, K.; Althaus, S.M.; Peeraphatdit, C.; Kobayashi, T.; Trewyn, B.G.; Pruski, M.; Slowing, I.I."Substrate Inhibition in the Heterogeneous Catalyzed Aldol Condensation: A Mechanistic Study of Supported Organocatalysts."J. Catal., 291, 63-68,2012.

Valenstein, J.S.; Kandel, K.; Melcher, F.; Slowing, I.I.; Lin, V.S.-Y.; Trewyn, B.G. "Functional Mesoporous Silica Nanoparticles for the Selective Sequestration of Free Fatty Acids from Microalgal Oil."ACS Appl. Mater. Interf., 4, 1003-1009,2012.

Wang, J.; Ackerman, D.M.; Kandel, K.; Slowing, I.I.; Pruski, M.; Evans, J.W. "Conversion Reactions in Surface-Functionalized Mesoporous Materials: Effect of Restricted Transport and Catalytic Site Distribution."Mater. Res. Soc. Symp. Proceed.s. 1423, mrsf11-1423-rr06-06,2012.

Kraus, G. A.; Gupta, V.; Kempema, A. “New Approach to Flavonols via Base MediatedCyclization. Total Synthesis of 3,5,6,7-Tetramethoxyflavone” Synlett, 2012, 385-8.

Kraus, G. A.; Liu. F. “Synthesis of Polyhydroxylated Xanthones via Acyl Radical Cyclizations” Tetrahedron Letters, 2012, 53, 111.

Kraus, G. A.; Liu, F. “Synthesis of Uliginosins A and B” Natural Products Communications, 2012, 7, 191.

Kraus, G. A.; Riley, S. “A Large Scale Synthesis of α-Olefins and α,ω-Dienes”Synthesis, 2012, 44, 3003-3005.

Kraus, G. A.; Guney, T. “A Direct Synthesis of 5-Alkoxymethylfurfural Ethers from Fructose” Green Chemistry, 2012, 14, 1593-1596.

Kraus, G. A.; Chaudhary, D.; Yuan, Y.; Schuster, A. “Nitromethyl Benzoate Annulation Reactions: A Rapid Construction of the Stealthin Skeleton” Tetrahedron Letters, 2012, 53, 4444-6.

Kraus, G. A.; Chaudhary. D. “Conversion of Substituted Benzyl Ethers to Diarylmethanes. A Direct Synthesis of Diarylbenzofurans” Tetrahedron Lett., 2012, 53, 7072.

Jana, B.; Hovey, M.; Ellern, A.; Pestovsky, O.; Sadow, A. D.; Bakac, A.: “Unusual structural motif in a zwitterionic Fe(II) complex of a tetradentate phosphine” Dalton Transactions, 2012, 41, 12781-12785.

Yan, K.; Ellern, A.; Sadow, A. D. "Non-classical β-Hydrogen Eliminations from Hydrosilazido Zirconium Compounds via Direct Hydrogen Transfer." J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2012, 134, 9154-9156.

Zhu, J.; Mukherjee, D.; Sadow, A. D. "Abstractions of β-hydrogen vs. alkyl groups in reactions of dialkylzinc compounds and bis(oxazolinyl)borane" Chem. Commun., 2012, 48, 464-466.

Tavasoli, E.; Guo, Y.; Kunal, P.; Grajeda, J.; Gerber, A.; Vela, J. “Surface Doping Quantum Dots with Chemically-Active Native Ligands: Controlling Valence without Ligand Exchange” Chem. Mater., 2012, 24, 4231–4241.

Ruberu, T. P. A.; Nelson, N. C.; Slowing, I. I.; Vela, J. “Selective Alcohol Dehydrogenation and Hydrogenolysis with Semiconductor-Metal Photocatalysts: Toward Solar-to-Chemical Energy Conversion of Biomass-Relevant Substrates” J. Phys. Chem. Lett., 2012, 3, 2798–2802.

Ruberu, T. P. A.; Albright, H. R.; Callis, B.; Ward, B.; Cisneros, J.; Fan, H.-J.; Vela, J. “Molecular Control of the Nanoscale: Effect of Phosphine Chalcogenide Reactivity on CdS-CdSe Nanocrystal Composition and Morphology” ACS Nano, 2012, 6, 5348–5359.

Alvarado, S. R.; Guo, Y.; Ruberu, T. P. A.; Bakac, A.; Vela, J. “Photochemical vs. Thermal Synthesis of Cobalt Oxyhydroxide Nanocrystals” J. Phys. Chem. C, 2012, 116, 10382–10389.

Marchuk, K.; Guo, Y.; Sun, W.; Vela, J.; Fang, N. “Three-Dimensional Super-Localization and High-Precision Tracking of Non-Blinking Quantum Dots” J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2012, 134, 6108–6111.

Guo, Y.; Marchuk, K.; Sampat, S.; Abraham, R.; Fang, N.; Malko, A.; Vela, J. “Unique Challenges Accompany Thick-Shell CdSe/nCdS (n>10) Nanocrystal Synthesis” J. Phys. Chem. C, 2012, 116, 2791–2800.

Hanway, P.; Winter, A. "Heteroaryl oxenium ions have diverse and unusual low-energy electronic states" J. Phys. Chem. A, 2012, 116(37):9398-403.


Nedd, S.; Kobayashi, T.; Tsai, C-H.; Slowing, I.I.; Pruski, M.; Gordon, M.S."Using a reactive force field to correlate mobilities obtained from solid state 13C NMR on mesoporous silica nanoparticle systems."J. Phys. Chem. C, 115, 16333-16339,2011.

Liu, D-J.; Wang, J.; Ackerman, D.M.; Slowing, I.I.; Pruski, M.; Chen, H.; Lin, V.S.-Y.; Evans, J.W."Interplay between anomalous transport and catalytic reaction kinetics in single-file nanoporous systems."ACS Catalysis, 1, 751-763,2011.

Kraus, G. A.; Mengwasser, J.; Maury, W. “Synthesis of Chroman Aldehydes that Inhibit HIV” Bioorg. Med. Chem. Lett., 2011, 21, 1399-1401.

Mao, G.; Kraus, G. A.; Kim, I.; Spurlock, M. E.; Bailey, T. B.; Beitz, D. C. “Effect of a mitochondria-targeted vitamin E derivative on mitochondrial alteration and systemic oxidative stress in mice” British Journal of Nutrition, 2011, 106, 87–95.

Kraus, G. A.; S. Riley, T. Cordes “Aromatics from Pyrones: Para-Substituted Alkyl Benzoates from Alkenes and Coumalic Acid and Methyl Coumalate” Green Chem., 2011, 2734-2736.

Kraus, G. A.; Liu, F. “The Preparation of Ketone Constituents from Echinacea pallidaTetrahedron, 2011, 67, 8235-8237.

Dunne, J. F.; Neal, S. R.; Engelkemier, J.; Ellern, A.; Sadow, A. D. “Tris(oxazolinyl)boratomagnesium-catalyzed Cross-dehydrocoupling of Organosilanes with Amines, Hydrazine, and Ammonia” J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2011, 133, 16782-16785.

Jana, B.; Ellern, A.; Pestovsky, O.; Sadow, A. D.; Bakac, A. "Synthesis of Monomeric Fe(II) and Ru(II) Complexes of Tetradentate Phosphines" Inorg. Chem., 2011, 50, 3010-3016.

Alemseghed, M. G.; Ruberu, T. P. A.; Vela, J. “Controlled Fabrication of Colloidal Semiconductor-Metal Hybrid Heterostructures: Site Selective Metal Photo Deposition” Chem. Mater., 2011, 23, 3571–3579.

Ruberu, T. P. A.; Vela, J. “Expanding the One-Dimensional CdS-CdSe Composition Landscape: Axially Anisotropic CdS1-xSex Nanorods” ACS Nano, 2011, 5, 5775–5784.

Hanway, P.; Winter, A.Phenyloxenium Ions: More Like Phenylnitrenium Ions than Isoelectronic PhenylnitrenesJ. Am. Chem. Soc., 2011, 133 (13), pp 5086–5093.


Slowing, I.I.; Vivero-Escoto J.L.; Zhao, Y.; Kandel, K.; Peeraphatdit, C.; Trewyn, B.G.; Lin, V.S.-Y. "Mesoporous silica nanoparticles: structural design and applications."J. Mater. Chem., 20, 7924–7937,2010.

Vela, J.; Htoon, H.; Chen, Y.; Park, Y.-S.; Ghosh, Y.; Goodwin, P.; Werner, J.; Wells, N. P.; Casson, J. L.; Hollingsworth, J. A. “Effect of Shell Thickness and Composition on Blinking Suppression and the Blinking Mechanism in Giant CdSe/CdS Nanocrystal Quantum Dots” J. Biophoton., 2010, 3, 706–717.

Kraus, G. A.; A. Kempema “A Direct Synthesis of Racemic Tetragalloyl Apiitol” Synthesis, 2010, 389.

Kraus, G. A.; Wu, T. “A Three-Component Reaction Between Benzynes, the Enolate of Acetaldehyde, and Unsaturated Esters and Dihydroisoquinolines”, Tetrahedron, 2010, 66, 569-572.

Gaowei, M.; Kraus, G. A.; Kim, I.; Spurlock, M. E.; Bailey, T. B.; Dixon, P. M.; Zhang, Q.; Beitz, D. C. “Mitochondrially targeted vitamin E normalizes hepatic mitochondrial 4 oxidative stress and inhibits fat deposition in mice” J. Nutrition, 2010, 140, 1425-1431.

Kraus, G. A.; Guo, H.; Kumar, G.; Pollock, G.; Carruthers, H.; Chaudhary, D.; Beasley, J. “A Flexible Synthesis of Indoles from ortho-Substituted Anilines. A Direct Synthesis of Isocryptolepine” Synthesis Feature Paper, 2010, 1386-1393.

Kraus, G. A.; Jeon, I.; Mengwasser, J.; Windus, T. “Metalation Selectivity of 4,6-Dibromoresorcinol Dimethyl Ether” Synlett, 2010, 1955.

Kraus, G. A.; Guo, H. “A Direct Synthesis of Neocryptolepine and Isocryptolepine” Tetrahedron Letters, 2010, 51, 4137.

Kraus, G. A.; Gupta, V.; Mokhtarian, M.; Mehanovic, S.; Nilsen-Hamilton, M. “New Effective Inhibitors of the Abelson Kinase” Bioorg. Med. Chem., 2010, 18(17), 6316-21.

Kraus, G. A.; Kempema, A. “Synthesis of Azafluorenone Antimicrobial Agents” J. Natural Products, 2010, 73(11), 1967-1968.

Kraus, G. A.; Gupta, V. “A Divergent Approach to Flavones and Aurones via Dihaloacrylic Acids. Unexpected Dependence on the Halogen Atom” Organic Letters, 2010, 12(22), 5278-5280.

Books/Book Chapters

Vyas, S.; Winter, A.; Hadad, C. "Theory and computation in the study of nitrenes and their excited state photoprecursors" Nitrenes and Nitrenium Ions . Ed: Anna Gudmundsdottir. 2013, In press.

Weeks, D. Pushing Electrons (Edited by Arthur Winter). 4th ed. Spring, 2013.

Kandel, K.; Althaus, S.M.; Pruski, M.; Slowing, I.I."Supported HybridEnzyme-Organocatalysts for Upgrading the Carbon Content of Alcohols." in Novel Materials for Catalysis and Fuels Processing.ACS Symposium Series., 1132, 261-271,2013.

Slowing, I.I.; Trewyn, B.G.; Lin, .S.-Y. "Nanogated Mesoporous Silica Materials." In: The Supramolecular Chemistry of Organic-Inorganic Hybrid Materials. Rurack, K.; Martinez-Manez, R. (eds.) John Wiley & Sons, Inc. Hoboken, NJ, 479-502,2010.

Winter, A. Organic Chemistry I Workbook for Dummies. 342 pages. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley Publishing Inc, 2008. A hands-on workbook containing problem-solving guides and hundreds of problems with detailed solutions. Translated into German.

Winter, A. Organic Chemistry I for Dummies. 408 pages. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley Publishing Inc., 2005. A practical textbook complement for first-semester undergraduate organic chemistry students with a focus on concept comprehension and problem solving techniques. Translated into German (including short version) and Portugese.