Publications 2008

(135) Garcia-Garibay, M.A. “Molecular Machines: Nanoscale Gadgets.” Nature Materials 2008, 7, 431-432.

(134) Gould, S.L.; Rodriguez, R.B.; Garcia-Garibay, M.A. “Synthesis and Solid State Dynamics of Molecular Dirotors.” Tetrahedron 2008, 64, 8336-8345.

(133) Chin, K.K.; Trevithick-Sutton, C.C.; McCallum, J.; Jockusch, S.; Turro, N.J.; Scaiano, J.C.; Foote, C.S.; Garcia-Garibay, M.A. “Quantitative Determination of Singlet Oxygen Generated by Excited State Aromatic Amino Acids, Proteins, and Immunoglobulins.” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2008, 130, 6912-6913.

(132) Santillan, R.; Karlen, S.D.; Dang, H.; Garcia-Garibay, M.A. “Synthesis and Characterization of Natural Abundance and Isotopically Labeled 1,4-Bis(3,3,3-triphenylpropynyl)-2,3-difluorobenzene. A Molecular Gyroscope with a Polar Rotator.” J. Mex. Chem. Soc. 2008, 52, 125-129.

(131) Gould, S.L.; Tranchemontagne, D.; Yaghi, O.M.; Garcia-Garibay, M.A. “Amphidynamic Character of Crystalline MOF-5: Rotational Dynamics of Terephthalate Phenylenes in a Free-Volume, Sterically Unhindered Environment.” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2008, 130, 3246-3247.

(130) Kuzmanich, G.; Natarajan, A.; Chin, K.K.; Veerman, M.; Mortko, C.J.; Garcia-Garibay, M.A. “Solid-State Photodecarbonylation of Diphenylcyclopropenone: A Quantum Chain Process Made Possible by Ultrafast Energy Transfer.” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2008, 130, 1140-1141. (Highlighted in Nature 2008, 451, 897.)

(129) Chin, K.K.; Chuang, S.-C.; Hernandez, B.; Campos, L.M.; Selke, M.; Foote, C.S., Garcia-Garibay, M.A. “Photophysical Properties of Non-Homoconjugated 1, 2-dihydro, 1,2,3,4-tetrahydro and 1,2,3,4,5,6-hexahydro-C60 Derivatives.” Photochem. Photobiol. Sci. 2008, 1, 49-55.

(128) Resendiz, M.J.E.; Natarajan, A.; Garcia-Garibay, M.A. “Diastereoselective Synthesis and Spin-Dependent Photodecarbonylation of di(3-phenyl-2-pyrrolidinon-3-yl)Ketones: Synthesis of Nonadjacent and Adjacent Stereogenic Quaternary Centers.” Chem Commun. 2008, 193-195.

(127) Resendiz, M.J.E.; Taing, J.; Khan, S.I.; Garcia-Garibay, M.A. “Unexpected Solid-State Photochemistry of an &alpha-Thiophenyl-&alpha’-Thiophenyl-S,S-dioxo-Subsitituted Ketone.” J. Org. Chem. 2008, 73, 638-643.