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Department of Chemistry
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Renfrew Hall
804 Rayburn, Rm 116

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875 Perimeter Dr, MS 2343
Moscow, ID 83844-2343

Selected Recent Publications

Selected Publications from 2013

Synthesis and Characterization of Oligodeoxyribonucleotides Modified with 2'-Amino-alpha-L-LNA Adenine Monomers: High-affinity Targeting of Single-Stranded DNA
N. K. Andersen, B. A. Anderson, J. Wengel and P. J. Hrdlicka, J. Org. Chem., doi: 10.1021/jo4022937 2013

Recognition of mixed-sequence DNA duplexes: Design guidelines for Invaders based on 2'-O-(pyren-1-yl)methyl-RNA monomers
S. Karmakar, D. C. Guenther and P. J. Hrdlicka, JOrgChem., doi: 10.1021/jo402085v. 2013

Identification and characterization of 2nd generation Invader LNAs for mixed-sequence recognition of double-stranded DNA
S. P. Sau, A. S. Madsen, P. Podbevsek, N. K. Andersen, T. S. Kumar, S. Andersen, R. L. Rathje, B. A. Anderson, D. C. Guenther, S. Karmakar, P. Kumar, J. Plavec, J. Wengel and P. J. Hrdlicka, J. Org. Chem., 201378, 9560-9570 (“Featured Article”).

Sandwich assay for mixed-sequence recognition of double-stranded DNA: Invader-based detection of targets specific to foodborne pathogens 
B. Denn, S. Karmakar, D. C. Guenther and P. J. HrdlickaChem. Commun., 2013 DOI:10.1039/C3CC45705B

N-Trinitroethylamino Functionalization of Nitroimidazoles: A New Strategy for High Performance Energetic Materials 
Yin, P.; Zhang, Q.; Zhang, J.; Parrish, D. A.; Shreeve, J. M. Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 2013, 1, 7500-7510.

Dehydroaromatization with V2O5 
Karki, M.; Araujo, H. C.; Magolan, J. Synlett 2013, 24, 1675-1678.

Nitramines with varying sensitivities:  functionalized dipyrazolyl N-nitromethanamines as energetic materials 
Zhang, J.; He, C.; Parrish, D. A.; Shreeve, J. M. Chemistry – A European Journal, 2013, 19, 8929-8936.

Growing Catenated Nitrogen Atom Chains 
Zhang, Q.; Shreeve, J. M. Angewandte Chemie, Int. Ed., 2013, 52, 8792-8794

High-Density Energetic N-Trinitroethyl-Substituted Mono-, Di- and Tri-Aminotetrazoles 
Zhang, Q.; Zhang, J.; Parrish, D. A.; Shreeve, J. M. Chemistry – A European Journal, 2013, 19, 11000-11006

Highest Measured Anodic Stability in Aqueous Solutions: Graphenic Electrodes from the Thermolyzed Asphalt Reaction
I. Francis Cheng, Yuqun Xie, Isaiah Owusu Gyan, Nolan R. Nicholas, RSC Advances, 2013, 3(7), 2379-2384.

Invaders: Recognition of Double-Stranded DNA using Duplexes Modified with Interstrand Zippers of 2'-O-(Pyren-1-yl)methylribonucleotides
B. A. Didion, S. Karmakar, D. C. Guenther, S. Sau, J. P. Verstegen and P. J. Hrdlicka*, ChemBioChem, 2013, 14, 1534-1538.

Probing Uranyl(VI) Speciation in the Presence of Amidoxime Ligands using Electrospray Ionization Mass Spectrometry
Mustapha, A. M.; Pasilis, S. P. Rapid Commun. Mass Spectrom. 2013. 27, 2135–2142.

Selected Publications from 2012

Sulfur as an Important Co-factor in the formation of Multilayer Graphene in the Thermolyzed Asphalt Reaction
Yuqun Xie, Simon D. McAllister,  Seth A. Hyde, Jency Pricilla Sundararajan , B. A. Fouetio Kengne, David N. McIlroy, and I. Francis Cheng* Journal of Materials Chemistry, 2012, 22, 5723-5729.

DNA Strands with Alternating Incorporations of LNA and 2'-O-(pyren-1-yl)methyluridine: SNP-discriminating RNA Detection Probes 
S. Karmakar and P. J. Hrdlicka,Chem. Sci., doi: 10.1039/C3SC50726B (2012

Fluorescent Intercalator Displacement Replacement (FIDR) Assay: Determination of Relative Thermodynamic and Kinetic Parameters in Triplex Formation - A Case Study using Triplex-forming LNAs
S. P. Sau, P. Kumar, P. K. Sharma and P. J. HrdlickaNucleic Acids Res., 2012, 40, e162.

Synthesis and hybridization properties of oligonucleotides modified with 5-(1-aryl-1,2,3-triazol-4-yl)-2′-deoxyuridines
Mamta Kaura, Pawan Kumar and Patrick J. Hrdlicka. Org. Biomol. Chem., 2012 

C2’-Pyrene-functionalized Triazole-linked DNA: Universal Hybridization to DNA/RNA 
S. P. Sau and P. J. Hrdlicka, J. Org. Chem., 2012, 77, 5-16 (cover article).

"Synthesis and Evaluation of Anticancer Natural Product Analogues Based on Angelmarin: Targeting the Tolerance towards Nutrient Deprivation 
Jakob Magolan, Nathan B.P. Adams, Hiroko Onozuka, Natasha L. Hungerford, Hiroyasu Esumi, Mark. J. Coster.ChemMedChem 2012, 7(5), 766-770

Directed Remote Aromatic Metalations: Mechanisms and Driving Forces 
David Tilly, Jakob Magolan, Jacques Mortier.  Chemistry - A European Journal 2012, 18, 3804-3820 

5-HT3 and 5-HT4 Receptors Contribute to the Anti-motility Effects of Garcinia buchananii Bark Extract in the Guinea Pig Distal Colon.
Boakye, P. A.; Stenkamp-Strahm, C.; Bhattarai, Y.; Heckman, M. D.; Brierley, S. M.; Pasilis, S. P.; Balemba, O. B.*Neurogastroenterol. Motil. 2012, 24, e27–e40.

An Experimental Estimate of the Relative Aromaticity of the Cyclooctatetraene Dianion by Fusion to Dimethyldihydropyrene 
R. H. Mitchell, P. Zhang, D. J. Berg and R. V. Williams, “Chem. Commun., 2012, 48, 8144.

Experimental Verification of the Homoaromaticity of 1,3,5-Cycloheptatriene and the Evaluation of the Aromaticity of Tropone and the Tropylium Cation Using the Dimethyldihydropyrene Probe
R. V. Williams, W. D. Edwards, P. Zhang, D. J. Berg and R. H. Mitchell J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2012, 134, 16742.

Synthesis of graphene paper from pyrolyzed asphalt 
I. Francis Cheng, R. Allen Gonzales, Yuqun Xie, Przemysław  R. Brejna, Jency Pricilla Sundararajan, B. A. Fouetio Kengne, D. Eric Aston, David N. McIlroy, Jeremy D. Foutch and Peter R. Griffiths Carbon, 2011, 49, 2852-2861.