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Theses/Dissertations from 2020

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SMALL MOLECULE ANALOG STUDIES OF PARAMAGNETIC DMSO REDUCTASE ENZYME FAMILY INTERMEDIATES, Khadanand KC

Theses/Dissertations from 2019

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TRIPLET POPULATION DYNAMICS AND EXCITED STATE RELAXATION IN CHALCOGENOPHENE POLYMERS, Benjamin D. Datko

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SELF-ASSEMBLY, INTEGRATION, CHARACTERIZATIONS AND APPLICATIONS OF PLASMONIC AND EXCITONIC NANOMATERIALS, Bijesh kafle

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Development of Ni-Catalyzed Alkene Dicarbofunctionalization Reactions, Shekhar KC

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Design and Applications of Charge-Separated Metal-Organic Frameworks, Sheela Thapa

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Nanostructuring Organic/Inorganic Multicomponent Composites for Solution Processable Solar Cells, Brad Watson

Theses/Dissertations from 2018

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Development of MOF@Polymer Composite Materials Through Bottom-Up Self-Assembly Techniques, Roberto C. Arbulu

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DEVELOPMENT OF COPPER-CATALYZED SUZUKI-MIYAURA COUPLING USING ALKYLBORON REAGENTS AND NICKEL-CATALYZED ALKENE DICARBOFUNCTIONALIZATION REACTIONS, Prakash Basnet

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Developing more specific miRNA biogenesis inhibitors to get effective regulation of miRNAs, Umesh Bhattarai

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Systematic Size Control in the Synthesis of Zero-Valent Iron Nanoparticles, Grant C. Bleier

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DEVELOPMENT OF NEW USEFUL METHODS FOR ALDEHYDE SYNTHESIS AND ITS APPLICATION IN SYNTHESIS, He Huang

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BIOINFORMATICS- AND PHYLOGENETICS-GUIDED APPROACHES TO UNDERSTANDING SEQUENCE-FUNCTION RELATIONSHIPS OF TYPE II POLYKETIDE BIOSYNTHETIC GENE CLUSTERS, Han Bich Nguyen

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DETECTION OF SALEN-TYPE TRACERS FOR SUBTERRANEAN FLUID FLOW MONITORING USING SURFACE-ENHANCED RAMAN SPECTROSCOPY, Jenny C. Sanchez

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Catalytic Functionalization of Organoaluminum Reagents and Olefins by Cross-Coupling with Copper and Nickel, Bijay Shrestha

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Copper-Catalyzed Direct and Tandem Couplings, and Mechanistic Studies, Surendra Thapa

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Development of Functional Chemical Probes for the Study of Viscosity, Fe(II), and Ferroptosis and Photo-triggered Drug Delivery, Yongyi Wei

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REGULATING MIRNA BIOGENESIS BY SMALL MOLECULES, Hao Yan

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SYNTHESIS, CHARACTERIZATION AND APPLICATION OF STRUCTURALLY DIVERSE POLY(CHALCOGENYLENE VINYLENE)S, Zhen Zhang

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AN INTEGRATED APPROACH TO STUDYING AND ENGINEERING BACTERIAL TYPE II POLYKETIDE CORE STRUCTURE BIOSYNTHESIS, Xuechen Zhu

Theses/Dissertations from 2017

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AN INTEGRATED BIOINFORMATIC/EXPERIMENTAL APPROACH FOR DISCOVERING NOVEL TYPE II POLYKETIDES ENCODED IN ACTINOBACTERIAL GENOMES, Wubin Gao

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Novel Design Strategies for Platinum-Containing Conjugated Polymers and Small Molecules for Organic Solar Cells, Wenhan He

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Enediyne Derived Conjugated Polymers, Keda Hu

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SYNTHESIS, CHARACTERIZATION, AND SPECTROSCOPY OF DONOR-ACCEPTOR CHARGE TRANSFER COMPLEXES, DOMINIC K. KERSI

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FORMATION OF HIGHLY FUNCTIONALIZED INDOLE THROUGH CARBON-CARBON BOND CLEAVAGE, Ryan A. S. Pike

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CONSTRUCTION OF SYNTHETIC SIGNAL PATHWAYS IN MAMMALIAN CELLS VIA INDUCED PROTEIN PROXIMITY, Guihua Zeng

Theses/Dissertations from 2016

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DEVELOPMENT AND APPLICATION OF AN EXPANDED STREPTOMYCES GENETIC CODE, Jingxuan He

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Development of In Vivo Systems for Detecting and Studying Ribosome Inhibition by Small Molecules, Shijie Huang

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MOLECULAR STRUCTURE AND EXCITON DYNAMICS IN ORGANIC CONJUGATED POLYMERS, Alan Thomas

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ENGINEERING SMALL MOLECULE BASED DIMERIZATION TO INDUCE TRANSLATION AND PROVIDE OPTOGENETIC CONTROL, Catherine Wright

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MOLECULAR TETRAPODS FOR OPTOELECTRONIC APPLICATIONS, Jianzhong Yang

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DEVELOPMENT OF OLIGO(p-PHENYLENE EHYNYLENE)(OPE) APPLICATIONS AGAINST CHEMICAL AND BIOLOGICAL THREATS, Suhyun Yoon

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DEVELOPMENT OF ORGANOCATALYTIC REACTIONS FOR THE ASSEMBLY OF COMPLEX MOLECULES, Chenguang Yu

Theses/Dissertations from 2015

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STUDY OF NOVEL SYNTHETIC METHODOLOGIES FOR INDOLYL DERIVATIVES AND BETA-FLUOROENALS, Xiaobei Chen

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Spectroscopic and Computational Studies of Molybdenum Enzymes and Models, Chao Dong

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Theory, Multiscale Simulations, and Experiments on Mesoscale Multifunctional Systems, Lance Edward Edens

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Electrochemical Investigation of Homogenous Species at an Electrode Interface, Christopher Larsen III

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DESIGN, SYNTHESIS AND EVALUATION OF BIVALENT INHIBITORS OF TREHALOSE-6-PHOSPHATE PHOSPHATASE, Chunliang LIU

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The Electronic Structure of the Pyranopterin Dithiolene Cofactor and Radical Reporters of Excited State Interactions, Benjamin William Stein

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Mining Public Databases for Discovery of Structure and Function within the Hotdog-fold Thioesterase and HAD Phosphatase Enzyme Families, Sarah Toews Keating

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Case Studies of the Hot Dog-Fold and Acyl-Adenylate-Forming Superfamilies: Characterizing the Importance of Functional Divergence in Cellular Metabolism, Lucas Zimney

Theses/Dissertations from 2014

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Criteria for Evolution of Successful Proteins: Fold Fitness and Domain Dynamics Explored, Tyrel Bryan

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Development of Novel Small Molecules for Imaging and Drug Release, Yanting Cao

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Synthesis, Characterization, and Electrochemical Evaluation of Novel, Highly Active Catalysts for the Oxygen Reduction Reaction in Alkaline Media, Danae Jacquelyne Davis

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Spectroscopic Studies of Conjugated Polymer Nanostructures and Polymer/Acceptor Blends, Jian Gao

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Theoretical Studies of Transition Metal Catalysis, Ryan Johnson

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Stable Solar Cells through Controlled Block Copolymer Self-Assembly and Cooperative Hydrogen Bonding Interactions, Fei Li

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Spectroscopic Studies of Conformation and Packing in Polythiophenes, Edwards Niles

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Simulations of Chemical Catalysis, Gregory K. Smith

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DEVELOPMENT OF NOVEL EFFICIENT ORGANOCATALYTIC REACTIONS FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF COMPLEX MOLECULAR ARCHITECTURES, Aiguo Song

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determining the function of hotdog-fold thioesterases, Yajun Wu

Theses/Dissertations from 2013

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Spectroscopic and Computational Electronic Structure Studies of Donor-Acceptor Systems, Diana Habel-Rodriguez

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ANTIMICROBIAL ACTIVITY AND MECHANISTIC STUDY FOR THE POLY(PHENYLENE ETHYNYLENE) (PPE)-BASED CATIONIC CONJUGATED POLYELECTROLYTES AND OLIGO-PHENYLENE ETHYNYLENES, Ying Wang

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Development of Novel Reaction-based Fluorescent Probes, Weimin xuan

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CATALYTIC MECHANISM AND FUNCTION EVOLVEMENT STUDIES OF PHOSPHATASES WITHIN HALOACID DEHALOGENASE SUPERFAMILY (HADSF), Li Zheng

Theses/Dissertations from 2012

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Function assignment within the haloacid dehalogenase superfamily, hua huang

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Structure to function : case studies of hotdog-fold superfamily thioesterases from Escherichia coli., John A. Latham

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Evolution of structure and function among hotdog-fold thioesterases and HAD family phosphatases, Wang Min

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A proposed palladium-catalyzed cycle for the epoxidation of alkenes, Marie Vernell Parkes

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Development of novel organocatalytic cascade reactions and application in organic systheses, Xixi Song

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Alkynal involved organocatalytic reactions, Xinshuai Zhang

Theses/Dissertations from 2011

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Mechanistic studies on xanthine oxidoreductase enzymes, Abebe Berhane

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Structural characterization of metal binding in metallo-b-lactamases using x-ray absorption spectroscopy, Robert Breece

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Antibacterial activity of conjugated electrolytes, Thomas S. Corbitt

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Divergence of thioesterase function : human BFIT2, Escherichia coli EntH, and YDII, CHEN DANQI

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Probing morphology-dependent aggregation and photocurrent generation in polymer/fullerene photovoltaic devices, Yongqian Gao

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Investigations into late transition metal pincer complexes as possible direct partial oxidation catalysts, Raymond B. Lansing Jr

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Quantitative structure-property relationships for predicting chlorine demand and disinfection byproducts formation in drinking water, Gebhard Luilo

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Studies on Group 10 Pincer Carbene Metal Complexes, Agnes Mrutu

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Spectroscopic and electronic structure studies of bis-metallodithiolenes, Regina Mtei

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The Nature and Kinetic Analysis of Carbon-Carbon Bond Fragmentation Reactions of Cation Radicals Derived from SET-Oxidation of Lignin Model Compounds, Adam Pimentel

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Spectroscopic and electronic structure studies of metalloenzyme active sites, Joseph Sempombe

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I. The synthesis and coordination chemistry of novel 6n-electron ligands. II. Improvement of student writing skills in chemistry lab reports through the use of Calibrated Peer Review, Wilson William

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Human mitochondrial hotdog-fold thioesterase : hTHEM4 and hTHEM5, Hong Zhao

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Studies of a cyanine-based biosensor and light-induced antibacterial activities of oligo(phenylene ethynylene)s, Zhijun Zhou

Theses/Dissertations from 2010

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Development of novel fluorescent sensors for the detection of functional and bio-interesting small molecules and metal ions, Wei Jiang

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Quantitative structure-property relationships for predicting group IIB metal binding by organic ligands, Aliyar Mousavi

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Investigation of CO2 insertion into lanthanide amides, alkoxides, and mixed amide/alkoxides, Leigh Anna M. Ottley

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Development of novel synthetic methodologies and their use in approaches for the preparation of lactacystin, lepadiformine and a Giardia lamblia fructose-1,6-bisphosphate aldolase inhibitor, Jiwen Zou

Theses/Dissertations from 2009

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Characterization of dissolved organic matter by separation and fluorescence spectroscopy, Yurong Deng

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Paramagnetic resonance studies of bistrispyrazolylborate cobalt(II) and related derivatives, William Myers

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Synthesis and coordination chemistry of new oxazoline and benzoxazole based ligands with lanthanides, Edicome Cornel Shirima

Theses/Dissertations from 1998

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The Extraction and Coordination Chemistry of an Organophosphorus Ligand: The Synthesis and Characterization of Organophosphorus Ligands and Dendrimers Using the Michael-Type Addition, Evelyn M. Bond

Theses/Dissertations from 1979

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Kinematics and Thermodynamics of Nickel(II)-Glycine Complexes Using Carbon Magnetic Resonance, Donald Frederick Shepard

Theses/Dissertations from 1978

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Comparative Enzymology of Glyoxalase I, Christina Margaret Schimandle

Theses/Dissertations from 1977

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Chromium(III) Tartrates, Gerald Lynn Robbins

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Synthesis and Studies of a Carbon-13 Labelled Chemical Carcinogen, Robert E. Royer

Theses/Dissertations from 1975

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A Precipitation Model and Experimental Correlation with Various Properties of Pentaerythritol Tetranitrate, Thomas Rivera

Theses/Dissertations from 1971

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The Synthesis of Some New Condensed Pyridazines, Pyridazine N-Oxides and Pyrimidines as Potential Chemotherapeutic Agents, Donald E. Pichler

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Analytical Aspects of Laser-Induced Degradation of Organic and Inorganic Compounds, William T. Ristau

Theses/Dissertations from 1969

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A Study of V(III) - V(IV) and Ti(III) - Ti (IV) Isotopic Exchange Reactions in Acid Solutions, Charles J. Orth

Theses/Dissertations from 1968

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The Approximate SCF LCAO-MO with CNDO Theory and Electronic Structures of N-Heterocyclic Benzene Analogues, Jay Jea-Yong Rhee

Theses/Dissertations from 1967

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Some Observations on the Chemical Behavior of Carrier-Free Iodine-131 and Dilute Carrier Iodine0127, Manning S. Reynolds

Theses/Dissertations from 1964

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The synthesis and evaluation of some 2-Arylindenes and 2-ARYL-3H-BENZ[e]INDENES as liquid scintillation solutes, James Leslie Schornick

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Intramolecular Spin-Orbit Coupling in Naphthalene Analogs, Francis Elliott Shoup III

Theses/Dissertations from 1963

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Self-Diffusion in Single-Crystal Tungsten and Diffusion of Rhenium Tracer in Single-Crystal Tungsten, Robert L. Andelin

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Energy Migration in Rare Earth Complexes, John Jerome Freeman

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Radiochemical Studies: Isotopic Exchange Reactions, Solvent Effects, Preparation and Properties of Carrier-Free Amalgams, Hans L. Hamster

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The Kinetics of the Hydrolysis of Some 2-Imidazolines, Bobby G. Harnsberger

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An Investigation of Steric Inhibition of Resonance in Liquid Scintillators, Richard L. Taber

Theses/Dissertations from 1962

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A Spectroscopic Study of Some Rare Earth Complexes, Richard M. Alire