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2016

Spa47 is an Oligomerixation-Activated Type Three Secretion System (T3SS) ATPase form Shigella flexneri, J. L. Burgess, H. B. Jones, P. Kumar, R. T. Toth IV, C. R. Middaugh, E. Antony, and Nicholas E. Dickenson

2015

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A Structurally-Tunable 3-Hydroxyflavone Motif for Visible Light-Induced Carbon Monoxide-Releasing Molecules (CORMs), Stacey N. Anderson, Jason M. Richards, Hector J. Esquer, Abby D. Benninghoff, Atta M. Arif, and Lisa M. Berreau; ChemistryOpen

Dissecting Shigella flexneri Type III Secretion System Tip Complex Maturation, O. Arizmendi and N. E. Dickinson

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Tetrel, Chalcogen, and CH⋅⋅O Hydrogen Bonds in Complexes Pairing Carbonyl-Containing Molecules with 1, 2, and 3 Molecules of CO2, L. M. Azofra and Steve Scheiner; Journal of Chemical Physics

Characterization of Alternative Purification Methods of Invasion Plasmid Antigen C., Abram Bernard and Nicholas E. Dickenson; 2015 USU Office of Research and Graduate Studies Student Research Symposium, Logan, UT

Invasion Plasmid Antigen C. Purification and Liposome Interactions, Abram Bernard and Nicholas E. Dickenson; 2015 Hansen Life Sciences Retreat, Logan, UT

Unraveling the Shigella IpaC/IpgC Complex, Jenna Bouvang, Abram Bernard, Crystal Vejar, and Nicholas E. Dickenson; 2015 Hansen Life Sciences Retreat, Logan, UT

Probing the Effects of Lipid Phase Order on the Localization of Shigella Type Three Translocon Proteins in Artificial Membranes, R. Alan Burgess and Nicholas E. Dickenson; 2015 USU Office of Research and Graduate Studies Student Research Symposium, Logan, UT

Probing the Effects of Lipid Phase Order on the Localization of Shigella Type Three Secretion System Translocon Proteins in Artificial Membranes, R. Alan Burgess and Nicholas E. Dickenson; 2015 Hansen Life Sciences Retreat, Logan, UT

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Impact of Detergent on the Biophysical Properties and Immune Response of the IpaDB Fusion Protein, a Candidate Subunit Vaccine against Shigella spp., X. Chen, S. P. Choudhari, F. J. Martinez-Becerra, J. H. Kim, N. E. Dickenson, R. T. Toth, S. B. Joshi, J. C. Greenwood, J. D. Clements, W. D. Picking, C. R. Middaugh, and W. L. Picking; Infection and Immunity

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Fe Protein-Independent Substrate Reduction by Nitrogenase MoFe Protein Variants, Karamatullah Danyal, Andrew J. Rasmussen, Stephen M. Keable, Boyd S. Inglet, Studipta Shaw, Oleg A. Zadvornyy, Simon Duval, Dennis R. Dean, Simone Raugei, John W. Peters, and Lance C. Seefeldt; Biochemistry

Purification and Characterization of Shigella Invasion Plasmid Antigen C (IpaC), Shari Duarte and Nicholas E. Dickenson; 2015 USU Office of Research and Graduate Studies Student Research Symposium, Logan, UT

Purification and Characterization of Shigella Invasion Plasmid Antigen C (IpaC), Shari Duarte and Nicholas E. Dickenson; 2015 Research on Capitol Hill, Logan, UT

Effects of Shigella flexneri Infection on Major Vault Protein Expression and Localization in HeLa Cells, Jenna M. Hawley and Nicholas E. Dickenson; 2015 USU Office of Research and Graduate Studies Student Research Symposium, Logan, UT

Investigating the Role of an Identified Pi-bulge in IpaD on Shigella fleneri Virulence, Carson Jessop and Nicholas E. Dickenson; 2015 USU Office of Research and Graduate Studies Student Research Symposium, Logan, UT

Structural and Functional Consequences of an Identified Pi-Bulge in the Shigella Type Three Secretion System Protein IpaD, Terry Carson Jessop and Nicholas E. Dickenson; 2015 Proteings Gordon Research Conference, Holderness, NH

Structural and Functional Consequences of an Identified Pi-bulge in the Shigella Type Three Secretion System Protein IpaD, Terry Carson Jessop and Nicholas E. Dickenson; 2015 Hansen Life Sciences Retreat, Logan, UT

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Electrodeposited Cobalt-Phosphorous-Derived Films as Competent Bifunctional Catalysts for Overall Water Splitting, Nan Jiang, Bo You, Meili Sheng, and Yujie Sun; Angewandte Chemistry

Characterization of the Shigella flexneri Type Three Secretion System (T3SS) ATPase Spa47, Jamie L. Kingsford, Prashant Kumar, Ronald T. Toth IV, C. Russell Middaugh, Edwin Antony, and Nicholas E. Dickenson; 2015 Hansen Life Sciences Retreat, Logan, UT

Characterization of the Shigella flexneri Type Three Secretion System (T3SS) ATPase Spa47, Jamie L. Kingsford, Prashant Kumar, Ronald T. Toth IV, C. Russell Middaugh, Edwin Antony, and Nicholas E. Dickenson; 2015 USU Undergraduate Research Poster Session, Logan, UT

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The Infrared Spectrum of the He-C2D2 Complex, N. Moazzen-Ahmadi, A. R. W. McKellar, Berta Fernandez, and David Farrelly; The Journal of Chemical Physics

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Intramolecular S···O Chalcogen Bond as Stabilizing Factor in Geometry of Substituted Phenyl-SF3 Molecules, Vincent de Paul Nziko and Steve Scheiner; Journal of Organic Chemistry

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Cobalt-centred boron molecular drums with the highest coordination number in the CoB16 cluster, Ivan A. Popov, Tian Jian, Gary V. Lopez, Alexander I. Boldyrev, and Lai-Sheng Wang

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Cobalt-centred boron molecular drums with the highest coordination number in the CoB16− cluster, Ivan A. Popov, Tian Jian, Gary V. Lopez, Alexander I. Boldyrev, and Lai-Sheng Wang; Nature Communications

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Microsolvation of Anions by Molecules Forming CH∙∙X- Hydrogen Bonds, Steve Scheiner and Binod Nepal; Chemical Physics

2014

Influence of Oligomerization State on the Structural Properties of Invasion Plasmid Antigen B (IpaB) from Shigella flexneri in the Presence and Absence of Phospholipid Membranes, P. R. Adam, Nicholas E. Dickenson, J. C. Greenwood, W. L. Pidking, and W. D. Picking; Proteins

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Competition between Lone Pair-π, Halogen Bond, and Hydrogen Bond in Adducts of Water with Perhalogenated Alkenes C2ClnF4-n (n = 0-4), U. Adhikari and Steve Scheiner; Chem. Phys.

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Effects of Charge and Substituent on the S∙∙∙N Chalcogen Bond, U. Adhikari and Steve Scheiner; J. Phys. Chem.

Do phenolic and carboxylic groups coexist at the tips of oxidized single-wall carbon nanotubes (o-SWNTs)?, U. Adhikari, Steve Scheiner, A. K. Roy, and T. Kar; Carbon

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An Exploration of the Ozone Dimer Potential Energy Surface, L. M. Azofra, I. Alkorta, and Steve Scheiner; J. Chem. Phys.

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Strongly Bound Noncovalent (SO3)n:H2CO Complexes (n = 1, 2), L. M. Azofra, I. Alkorta, and Steve Scheiner; Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys.

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Complexation of n SO2 Molecules (n=1,2,3) with Formaldehyde and Thioformaldehyde, L. M. Azofra and Steve Scheiner; J. Chem. Phys.

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Complexes Containing CO2 and SO2. Mixed Dimers, Trimers and Tetramers, L. M. Azofra and Steve Scheiner; Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys.

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Substituent Effects in the Noncovalent Bonding of SO2 to Molecules containing a Carbonyl Group. The Dominating Role of the Chalcogen Bond, L. M. Azofra and Steve Scheiner; J. Phys. Chem.

Characterization of Type III Secretion System Tip Proteins, Abram Bernard and Nicholas E. Dickenson; 2014 Hansen Life Sciences Retreat, Logan, UT

Fluorescence Polarization Provides Insights into the First Steps of Salmonella Type III Secretion System Tup Maturation, Abram Bernard, Shari Duarte, and Nicholas E. Dickenson; 2014 USU Office of Research and Graduate Studies Research Week ’14, Logan, UT

Probing the Effects of Lipid Phase Order on the Localization of Shigella Type III Secretion System Translocon Proteins in Artificial Membranes, R. Alan Burgess and Nicholas E. Dickenson; 2014 Hansen Life Sciences Retreat, Logan, UT

Probing the Effects of Lipid Phase Order on the Localizaion of Shigella Type Three Secretion System Translocon Proteins in Artificial Membranes, R. Alan Burgess, Jenna M. Hawley, and Nicholas E. Dickenson; 2014 USU Office of Research and Graduate Studies Research Week ’14, Logan, UT, April 7-11, 2014

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Less Cookbook and More Research! Synthetic Efforts Toward JBIR-94 and JBIR-125: a Student-Designed Research Project in a Sophomore Organic Chemistry Lab, Mike A. Christiansen, C. L. Crawford, and C. D. Mangum; The Chemical Educator

Near-Field Scanning Optical Microscopy: A New Tool for Exploring Biological Structure and Function, N. E. Dickenson, O. L. Mooren, E. S. Erickson, and R. D. Dunn

Purification and Characterization of Shigella Invasion Plasmid Antigen C (IpaC), Shari Duarte and Nicholas E. Dickenson; 2014 Hansen Life Sciences Retreat, Logan, UT

Effects of Shigella flexneri Infection on Major Vault Protein Expression and Localization in HeLa Cells, Jenna M. Hawley and Nisholas E. Dickenson; 2014 Hansen Life Sciences Retreat, Logan, UT

Manipulating Unconventional CH-based Hydrogen Bonding in a Methyltransferase via Unnatural Amino Acid Mutagenesis, S. Horowitz, U. Adhikari, L. Dirk, P. A. Del Rizzo, R. A. Mehl, R. L. Houtz, H. M. Al-Hashimi, Steve Scheiner, and R. C. Trievel; ACS Chemical Biology

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Electrodeposited Nickel-Sulfide Films as Competent Hydrogen Evolution Catalysts in Neutral Water, N. Jiang, L. Bogoev, M. Popova, S. Gul, J. Yano, and Y. Sun; Journal of Materials Chemistry A

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Interaction between Temozolomide and Water: Preferred Binding Sites, O. E. Kasende, A. Matondo, M. Muzomwe, J. T. Muya, and Steve Scheiner; Comp. Theor. Chem.

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Synthesis and Characterization of Polymer (Sulfonated Poly-ether-ether-ketone) Based Nanocomposite (h-boron nitride) Membrane for Hydrogen Storage, Naresh Muthu, S. Rajashabala, and R. Kannan; International Journal of Hydrogen Energy

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The Mtr4 Ratchet Helix and Arch Domain both Function to Promote RNA Unwinding, Lacy L. Taylor, Ryan N. Jackson, Megi Rexhepaj, Alejandra Klauer King, Lindsey K. Lott, Ambro van Hoof, and Sean J. Johnson; Nucleic Acids Research

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Designed Supramolecular Filamentous Peptides: Balance of Nanostructure, Cytotoxicity and Antimicrobial Activity, Dawei Xu, Linhai Jiang, Anju Singh, Derek Dustin, Miao Yang, Ling Liu, Reidar Lund, Timothy J. Sellati, and He Dong; Chemical Communications

2013

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The Magnitude and Mechanism of Charge Enhancement of CH∙∙O H-bonds, U. Adhikari and Steve Scheiner; J. Phys. Chem.

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An Electrolysis Experiment for a Middle School Summer Science Camp, Mike A. Christiansen, Leslie Jessup, and Kevin D. Woodward; An Electrolysis Experiment for a Middle School Summer Science Camp

The N-terminus of IpaB Provides a Potential Anchor to the Shigella Type III Secretion Tip Complex Protein IpaD, Nicholas E. Dickenson, O. Arizmendi, M. Patil, W. D. PICKING, and W. L. PICKING; Biochemistry

Oligomeric States of the Shigella Translocator Protein IpaB Provide Structural Insights into Formation of the Type III Secretion Translocon, Nicholas E. Dickenson, S. Choudhari, P. R. Adam, R. M. Kramer, S. B. Joshi, C. R. Middaugh, W. L. Picking, and W. D. Picking; Protein Science

Conservation and Functional Importance of Carbon-Oxygen Hydrogen Bonding in AdoMet-dependent Methyltransferases, S. Horowitz, L. M. A. Dirk, J. D. Yesselman, J. S. Nimtz, U. Adhikari, R. A. Mehl, Steve Scheiner, R. L. Houtz, H. M. Al-Hashimi, and R. C. Trievel; J. Am. Chem. Soc.

Three functional carbonic anhydrases in P. aeruginosa PAO1. Role in survival in ambient air. Microbiology, S. R. Lotlikar, S. B. Hnatusko, Nicholas E. Dickenson, S. P. Choudhari, W. L. Picking, and M. A. Patrauchan; Microbiology

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Characterization of a Novel Fusion Protein of IpaB and IpaD of Shigella and its Potential as a Pan-Shigella Vaccine, F. J. Martinez-Becerra, X. Chen, Nicholas E. Dickenson, S. P. Choudhari, K. Harrison, J. D. Clements, W. D. Picking, L. L. Van De Verg, R. I. Walker, and W. L. Picking; Infection and Immunity

Gene Transfer from Bacteria and Archaea Facilitated Evolution of an Extremophilic Eukaryote, G. Schönknecht, W. Chen, C. M. Ternes, G. G. Barbier, R. P. Shrestha, M. Stanke, A. Bräutigam, B. J. Baker, J. F. Banfield, R. M. Garavito, C. Benning, K. Carr, C. Wilerson, S. A. Rensing, D. Gagneul, Nicholas E. Dickenson, C. Oesterhelt, M. J. Lercher, and A. P.M. Weber; Science

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Investigation of Antibacterial Mode of Action for Traditional and Amphiphilic Aminoglycosides, Venkatareddy Udumula, Young Wan Ham, Marina Y. Fosso, Ka Yee Chan, Ravi Rai, Jianjun Zhang, Jie Li, and Cheng-Wei Tom Chang; Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry Letters

2012

Binding Affects the Tertiary and Quaternary Structures of the Shigella Translocator Protein IpaB and its Chaperone IpgC, P. R. Adam, M. Patil, Nicholas E. Dickenson, M. L. Barta, S. Choudhari, B. V. Geisbrecht, W. L. Picking, and W. D. Picking; Biochemistry

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Contributions of Various Noncovalent Bonds to the Interaction between an Amide and S-Containing Molecules, U. Adhikari and Steve Scheiner; ChemPhysChem

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Effects of Carbon Chain Substituent on the P∙∙∙N Noncovalent Bond, U. Adhikari and Steve Scheiner; Chem. Phys. Lett.

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First Steps in Growth of a Polypeptide Toward β-Sheet Structure, U. Adhikari and Steve Scheiner; J. Phys. Chem.

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Preferred Configurations of Peptide-Peptide Interactions, U. Adhikari and Steve Scheiner; J. Phys. Chem.

Sensitivity of Pnicogen, Chalcogen, Halogen and H-Bonds to Angular Distortions, U. Adhikari and Steve Scheiner; Chem. Phys. Lett.

Substituent Effects on Cl∙∙∙N, S∙∙∙N, and P∙∙∙N Noncovalent Bonds, U. Adhikari and Steve Scheiner; J. Phys. Chem.

A 3‐dimensional time‐resolved photothermal deflection “Mirage” method, N. G.C. Astrath, L. C. Malacarne, G. V.B. Lukasievicz, H. S. Bernabe, J. H. Rohling, M. L. Baesso, J. Shen, and Stephen E. Bialkowski; Applied Physics Letters

A 3‐dimensional time‐resolved photothermal deflection “Mirage” method, N. G.C. Astrath, L. C. Malacarne, G. V.B. Lukasievicz, H. S. Bernabe, J. H. Rohling, M. L. Baesso, J. Shen, and Stephen E. Bialkowski; Applied Physics Letters

The Crystal Structures of Coiled-Coil Domains from Type Three Secretion System First Translocator Proteins Reveal Homology to Pore-Forming Toxins, M. L. Barta, Nicholas E. Dickenson, M. Patil, W. D. Picking, W. L. Picking, and B. V. Geisbrecht; Journal of Molecular Biology

The molecular details of WPD-loop movement differ in the protein-tyrosine phosphatases YopH and PTP1B, Tiago A.S. Brandão, Alvan C. Hengge, and Sean J. Johnson; Archives of Biochemistry and Biophysics

Theoretical study on relationship between structure of mercapto-triazole derivatives and inhibition performance, S. Chen, Steve Scheiner, T. Kar, and U. Adhikari; Int. J. Electrochem. Sci.

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BOTPPI, a New Wittig Salt Used in the Synthesis of 12-(S)-Hydroxy-Eicosatetraenoic Acid [12-(S)-HETE], M. A. Christiansen and M. B. Andrus; Tetrahedron Lett.

FRET as a Tool for Dissecting Molecular Interactions within the Bacterial Type III Secretion Needle Tip Complex, Nicholas E. Dickenson and W. D. Picking; International Journal of Molecular Sciences

Ultrastructural Analysis of IpaD at the Tip of the Nascent MxiH Type III Secretion Apparatus of Shigella flexneri, C. R. Epler, Nicholas E. Dickenson, E. Bullitt, and W. L. Picking; Journal of Molecular Biology

Can a C-H∙∙∙O interaction be a determinant of conformation?, C. R. Jones, P. K. Baruah, A. L. Thompson, Steve Scheiner, and M. D. Smith; J. Am. Chem. Soc.

Reliability of Approximate Methods to Study Tip-Functionalized Single-Wall Carbon Nanotubes, Tapas Kar and Steve Scheiner; J. Phys. Chem.

Site Preferences of Carboxyl Groups on the Periphery of Graphene and their Characteristic IR Spectra, Tapas Kar, Steve Scheiner, U. Adhikari, and Ajit K. Roy; J. Phys. Chem.

Unusual Low-Vibrational C=O Mode of COOH Can Distinguish between Carboxylated Zigzag and Armchair Single-Wall Carbon Nanotubes, Tapas Kar, Steve Scheiner, Ajit K. Roy, and Holger F. Bettinger; J. Phys. Chem.

A Theoretical and Experimental Study of Time‐Resolved Thermal Mirror with Non‐Absorbing Heat Coupling Fluids , Gustavo V.B. Lukasievicz, Luis C. Malacarne, Nelson G.C. Astrath, Vitor S. Zanuto, Leandro S. Herculano, and Stephen E. Bialkowski; Applied Spectroscopy

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Detailed Comparison of the Pnicogen Bond with Chalcogen, Halogen and Hydrogen Bonds, Steve Scheiner; Int. J. Quantum Chem.

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Evaluation of DFT Methods to Study Reactions of Benzene with OH Radical, Steve Scheiner; Int. J. Quantum Chem.

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Extrapolation to the Complete Basis Set Limit for Binding Energies of Noncovalent Interactions, Steve Scheiner; Comput. Theor. Chem.

Introduction to Radicals Issue, Steve Scheiner; Int. J. Quantum Chem.

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Sensitivity of Noncovalent Bonds to Intermolecular Separation: Hydrogen, Halogen, Chalcogen, and Pnicogen Bonds, Steve Scheiner; Cryst. Eng. Comm.

The Pnicogen Bond: Its Relation to Hydrogen, Halogen, and Other Noncovalent Bonds, Steve Scheiner; Acc. Chem. Res.

2011

Comparison of P∙∙∙D (D=P,N) with Other Noncovalent Bonds in Molecular Aggregates, U. Adhikari and Steve Scheiner; J. Chem. Phys.

The S∙∙∙N Noncovalent Interaction: Comparison with Hydrogen and Halogen Bonds, U. Adhikari and Steve Scheiner; Chem. Phys. Lett.

Definition of the Hydrogen Bond: An Account, E. Arunan, G. R. Desiraju, R. A. Klein, J. Sadlej, Steve Scheliner, I. Alkorta, D. C. Clary, R. H. Crabtree, J. J. Dannenberg, P. Hobza, H. G. Kjaergaard, A. C. Legon, B. Mennucci, and D. J. Nesbitt; Pure and Applied Chemistry

Definition of the Hydrogen Bond, IUPAC Recommendations, E. Arunan, G. R. Desiraju, R. A. Klein, J. Sadlej, Steve Scheliner, I. Alkorta, D. C. Clary, R. H. Crabtree, J. J. Dannenberg, P. Hobza, H. G. Kjaergaard, A. C. Legon, B. Mennucci, and D. J. Nesbitt; Pure and Applied Chemistry

Identification of the Bile Salt Binding Site on IpaD from Shigella flexneri and the Influence of Ligand Binding on IpaD Structure, M. L. Barta, M. Guragain, P. R. Adam, Nicholas E. Dickenson, B. V. Geisbrecht, W. L. Picking, and W. D. Picking; Proteins

Synthesis of Substrates to Probe the Biochemistry of the Ecteinascidin 743 (ET-743) Biosynthetic Gene Cluster, M. A. Christiansen, A. Jimenez-Somarribas, C. M. Rath, R. M. Williams, and D. H. Sherman; Organic & Biomolecular Chemistry

A Compact Pulsed Infrared Laser Excited Photothermal Deflection Spectrometer, Oluwatosin O. Dada and Stephen E. Bialkowski; Applied Spectroscopy

A Compact Pulsed Infrared Laser Excited Photothermal Deflection Spectrometer, Oluwatosin O. Dada and Stephen E. Bialkowski; Applied Spectroscopy

Conformational Changes in IpaD from Shigella flexneri Upon Binding Bile Salts Provide Insight into the Second Step of Type III Secretion, Nicholas E. Dickenson, L. Zhang, C. R. Epler, P. R. Adam, W. L. Picking, and W. D. Picking; Biochemistry

Time‐Resolved Thermal Lens and Thermal Mirror Spectroscopies with Sample‐Fluid Heat Coupling: A Complete Model for Material Characterization, Luis C. Malacarne, Nelson G.C. Astrath, Gustavo V.B. Lukasievicz, Ervin K. Lenzi, Mauro L. Baesso, and Stephen E. Bialkowski; Applied Spectroscopy

Time‐Resolved Thermal Lens and Thermal Mirror Spectroscopies with Sample‐Fluid Heat Coupling: A Complete Model for Material Characterization, Luis C. Malacarne, Nelson G.C. Astrath, Gustavo V.B. Lukasievicz, Ervin K. Lenzi, Mauro L. Baesso, and Stephen E. Bialkowski; Applied Spectroscopy

Meta-omic characterization of the marine invertebrate microbial consortium that produces the chemotherapeutic natural product ET-743, C. M. Rath, B. Janto, J. Earl, A. Ahmed, F. A. Hu, L. Hiller, M. Dahlgren, R. Kreft, F. Yu, J. J. Wolff, H. K. Kweon, M. A. Christiansen, K. Hakansson, R. M. Williams, G. D. Ehrlich, and D. H. Sherman; ACS Chemical Biology

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A New Noncovalent Force: Comparison of P∙∙∙N Interaction with Hydrogen and Halogen Bonds, Steve Scheiner; J. Chem. Phys.

Can Two Trivalent N Atoms Engage in a Direct N∙∙∙N Noncovalent Interaction?, Steve Scheiner; Chem. Phys. Lett.

Effects of Multiple Substitution upon the P∙∙∙N Noncovalent Interaction, Steve Scheiner; Chem. Phys.

Effects of Substituents upon the P∙∙∙N Noncovalent Interaction: The Limits of Its Strength, Steve Scheiner; J. Phys. Chem.

On the Properties of X∙∙∙N Noncovalent Interactions for First-, Second- and Third-Row X Atoms, Steve Scheiner; J. Chem. Phys.