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Walker, K. L.; Dornan, L. M.; Zare, R. N.; Waymouth, R. M.; Muldoon, M. J. Mechanism of Catalytic Oxidation of Styrenes with Hydrogen Peroxide in the Presence of Cationic Palladium(II) Complexes. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2017139, 12495-12503.

Dick, G. R.; Frankhouser, A. D.; Banerjee, A.; Kanan, M. W. A scalable carboxylation route to furan-2,5- dicarboxylic acid. Green Chem., 201719, 2966-2972. 

Waldie, K. M.; Ramakrishnan, S.; Kim, S. K.; Maclaren, J. K.; Chidsey, C. E. D.; Waymouth, R. M. Multielectron Transfer at Cobalt: Influence of the Phenylazopyridine Ligand. J. Am. Chem. Soc2017139, 4540−4550.

Gouw, A. M.; Eberlin, L. S.; Margulis, K.; Sullivan, D. K.; Toal, G. G.; Tong, L.; Zare, R. N.; Felsher, D. W. KRAS Activates Fatty Acid Synthase Resulting in Specific ERK and Lipid Signatures Associated with Lung Adenocarcinoma. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci.2017114, 4300-4305. 

Eberlin, L. S; Margulis, K.; Planell-Mendez, I.; Zare, R. N.; Tibshirani, R.; Longacre, T. A.; Jalali, M.; Norton, J. A.; Poultsides, G. A. Pancreatic Cancer Surgical Resection Margins: Molecular Assessment by Mass Spectrometry Imaging. PLOS Medicine, 201613, e1002108.

Myung, J.; Flanagan, J. C. A.; Waymouth, R. M.; Criddle, C. S. Methane or methanol-oxidation dependent synthesis of poly(3-hydroxybutyrate-co-3-hydroxyvalerate) by obligate type II methanotrophs. Process Biochem. 2016, 51, 561-567

McKinlay, C. J., Waymouth R. M., and Wender, P. A. “Cell-Penetrating, Guanidinium Rich Oligophosphoesters: Effective and Versatile Molecular Transporters for Drug and Probe Delivery.” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016, 138, 3510–17. doi:10.1021/jacs.5b13452.

Banerjee, A.; Dick, G. R.; Yoshino, T.; Kanan, M. W. Carbon dioxide utilization via carbonate-promoted C–H carboxylation. Nature2016, 531, 215-219.

Hsu, H.-T.; Trantow, B. M.; Waymouth, R. M.; Wender, P. A. Bioorthogonal Catalysis: A General Method To Evaluate Metal-Catalyzed Reactions in Real Time in Living Systems Using a Cellular Luciferase Reporter System. Bioconjug. Chem2015.

Flanagan, J. C. A.; Kang, E. J.; Strong, N. I.; Waymouth, R. M. Catalytic Dimerization of Crotonates. ACS Catalysis, 2015, 5, 5328–5332.

Unger, E. L.; Fretz, S. J.; Lim, B.; Margulis, G. Y.; McGehee, M. D.; Stack, T. D. P. Sequential “click” Functionalization of Mesoporous Titania for Energy-Relay Dye Enhanced Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2015, 17 (9), 6565–6571

Capece, M. C.; Kornberg, G. L.; Petrov, A.; Puglisi, J. D. A Simple Real-Time Assay for in Vitro Translation. RNA 2015, 21 (2), 296–305.

Brown, T. A.; Chen, H.; Zare, R. N. Detection of the Short-Lived Radical Cation Intermediate in the Electrooxidation of N,N-Dimethylaniline by Mass Spectrometry. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2015, 54 (38), 11183–11185.

Brown, T. A.; Hosseini-Nassab, N.; Chen, H.; Zare, R. N. Observation of Electrochemically Generated Nitrenium Ions by Desorption Electrospray Ionization Mass Spectrometry. Chem. Sci. 2015, 7 (1), 329–332.

Ingram, A. J.; Walker, K. L.; Zare, R. N.; Waymouth, R. M. Catalytic Role of Multinuclear Palladium–Oxygen Intermediates in Aerobic Oxidation Followed by Hydrogen Peroxide Disproportionation. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2015, 137 (42), 13632–13646.

Schlau-Cohen, G. S.; Yang, H.-Y.; Krüger, T. P. J.; Xu, P.; Gwizdala, M.; van Grondelle, R.; Croce, R.; Moerner, W. E. Single-Molecule Identification of Quenched and Unquenched States of LHCII. J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 2015, 6 (5), 860–867.

Margulis, K.; Neofytou, E. A.; Beygui, R. E.; Zare, R. N. Celecoxib Nanoparticles for Therapeutic Angiogenesis. ACS Nano 2015, 9 (9), 9416–9426.

Karthik, A.; Margulis, K.; Ren, K.; Zare, R. N.; Leung, L. W. Rapid and Selective Detection of Viruses Using Virus-Imprinted Polymer Films. Nanoscale 2015, 7 (45), 18998–19003.

Hollenbeck, E. C.; Fong, J. C. N.; Lim, J. Y.; Yildiz, F. H.; Fuller, G. G.; Cegelski, L. Molecular Determinants of Mechanical Properties of V. Cholerae Biofilms at the Air-Liquid Interface. Biophys. J. 2014, 107 (10), 2245–2252.

Myung, J.; Strong, N. I.; Galega, W. M.; Sundstrom, E. R.; Flanagan, J. C. A.; Woo, S.-G.; Waymouth, R. M.; Criddle, C. S. Disassembly and Reassembly of Polyhydroxyalkanoates: Recycling through Abiotic Depolymerization and Biotic Repolymerization. Bioresour. Technol. 2014, 170, 167–174.

Flender, C.; Adams, A. M.; Roizen, J. L.; McNeill, E.; Bois, J. D.; Zare, R. N. Speciation and Decomposition Pathways of Ruthenium Catalysts Used for Selective C–H Hydroxylation. Chem. Sci. 2014, 5 (8), 3309–3314.

Ingram, A. J.; Wolk, A. B.; Flender, C.; Zhang, J.; Johnson, C. J.; Hintermair, U.; Crabtree, R. H.; Johnson, M. A.; Zare, R. N. Modes of Activation of Organometallic Iridium Complexes for Catalytic Water and C–H Oxidation. Inorg. Chem. 2014, 53 (1), 423–433.

Bess, E. N.; DeLuca, R. J.; Tindall, D. J.; Oderinde, M. S.; Roizen, J. L.; Du Bois, J.; Sigman, M. S. Analyzing Site Selectivity in Rh2(esp)2-Catalyzed Intermolecular C–H Amination Reactions. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2014, 136 (15), 5783–5789.

Eberlin, L. S.; Mulcahy, J. V.; Tzabazis, A.; Zhang, J.; Liu, H.; Logan, M. M.; Roberts, H. J.; Lee, G. K.; Yeomans, D. C.; Du Bois, J.; Zare, R. N. Visualizing Dermal Permeation of Sodium Channel Modulators by Mass Spectrometric Imaging. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2014, 136 (17), 6401–6405.

Brownell, K. R.; McCrory, C. C. L.; Chidsey, C. E. D.; Perry, R. H.; Zare, R. N.; Waymouth, R. M. Electrooxidation of Alcohols Catalyzed by Amino Alcohol Ligated Ruthenium Complexes. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2013, 135 (38), 14299–14305.

Chung, K.; Banik, S. M.; De Crisci, A. G.; Pearson, D. M.; Blake, T. R.; Olsson, J. V.; Ingram, A. J.; Zare, R. N.; Waymouth, R. M. Chemoselective Pd-Catalyzed Oxidation of Polyols: Synthetic Scope and Mechanistic Studies. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2013, 135 (20), 7593–7602.

Perry, R. H.; Brownell, K. R.; Chingin, K.; Cahill, T. J.; Waymouth, R. M.; Zare, R. N. Transient Ru-Methyl Formate Intermediates Generated with Bifunctional Transfer Hydrogenation Catalysts. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. 2012, 109 (7), 2246–2250.

Walker, J. R.; Novick, P. A.; Parsons, W. H.; McGregor, M.; Zablocki, J.; Pande, V. S.; Bois, J. D. Marked Difference in Saxitoxin and Tetrodotoxin Affinity for the Human Nociceptive Voltage-Gated Sodium Channel (Nav1.7). Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. 2012, 109 (44), 18102–18107.

Perry, R. H.; Cahill, T. J.; Roizen, J. L.; Bois, J. D.; Zare, R. N. Capturing Fleeting Intermediates in a Catalytic C–H Amination Reaction Cycle. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. 2012, 109 (45), 18295–18299.

Cooley, C. B.; Trantow, B. M.; Nederberg, F.; Kiesewetter, M. K.; Hedrick, J. L.; Waymouth, R. M.; Wender, P. A. Oligocarbonate Molecular Transporters: Oligomerization-Based Syntheses and Cell-Penetrating Studies. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2009, 131 (45), 16401–16403.