Nasri Nesnas

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Comitz, Richard L.; Youedraogo, Yannick P.; Nesnas, Nasri Anal. Chem. Res. 2015, 3, 20-25.

Youedraogo, Yannick P.; Huang, Longchuan; Torrente, Mariana P.; Proni, Gloria; Chadwich, Ekaterina; Wehmschulte, Rudolf J.; Nesnas, Nasri
Chirality 201325, 575-581.

Sharma, Virender K.; Sohn, Mary; Anquandah, George A. K.; Nesnas, Nasri
Chemosphere 2012, 87(6), 644-648 (pdf)

 Kpegba, Kafui; Agbonon, Amegnona; Petrovic, Ana G.; Amouzou, Etchri; Gbeassor, Messanvi; Proni, Gloria; Nesnas, Nasri
J. Nat. Prod. 2011, 74(3), 455-459 (pdf)

Sharma, V. K.; Anquandah, G.;Nesnas, N. Kinetics of the Oxidation of Endocrine Disruptor Nonylphenol by Ferrate(VI)
Environ. Chem. Lett. 2009, 7, 115-119.(pdf)

Sharma, Virender K.; Noorhasan, Nadine N.; Mishra, Santosh K.; Nesnas, Nasri. Ferrate(VI) oxidation of reclacitrant compounds: removal of biological resistant organic molecules by ferrate(VI). ACS Symposium Series (Ferrates) 2008, 985, 339-349.(pdf)

Kpegba, K.; Spadaro, T.; Cody, R. B.; Nesnas, N.; Olson, J. A. "Analysis of Self-Assembled Monolayers on Gold Surfaces Using Direct Analysis in Real Time Mass Spectrometry;" Anal. Chem. 2007, 79(14), 5479-5483.(pdf)

Matsuda, H.; Zhang, S.; Holmes, A. E.; Krane, S.; Itagaki, Y.; Nakanishi, K.; Nesnas, N. "Synthesis of an 11-cis-locked biotinylated retinoid for sequestering 11-cis-retinoid binding proteins;" Can. J. Chem. 2006, 84(10), 1363-1370. (pdf)

Tewari, B. B.; Shekar, S.; Huang, L.; Gorrell, C. E.; Murphy, T. P.; Warren, K.; Nesnas, N.; Wehmschulte, R. J. "Aluminumoxyhydride: Improved Synthesis and Application as a Selective Reducing Agent;" Inorg. Chem. 2006, 45 (21), 8807-8811. (pdf)

Sharma, V. K.; Mishra, S. K.; Nesnas, N. "Oxidation of Sulfonamide Antimicrobials by Ferrate(VI) [FeVIO42-];" Environ. Sci. & Technol. 2006, 40 (23), 7222-7227 (pdf)

Kpegba, K.; Murtha, M.; Nesnas, N. "Cyclodextrin retinylidene: A biomimetic kinetic trap model for rhodopsin;" Bioorg. Med. Chem. Lett. 2006, 16 (6), 1523-1526. (pdf



Jahng, W. J.; David, C.; Nesnas, N.; Nakanishi, K.; Rando, R. R. “A Cleavable Affinity Biotinylating Agent Reveals a Retinoid Binding Role for RPE65;” Biochemistry 2003, 42 (20), 6159-6168. (pdf)

Zemelman, B. V.; Nesnas, N.; Lee, G. A.; Miesenböck, G. "Photochemical Gating of Heterologous Ion Channel: Remote Control over Genetically Designated Populations of Neurons;" Proc. Nat. Acad, Sci. USA 2003, 100 (3), 1352-1357. (pdf)

Nesnas, N.; Rando, R.; Nakanishi, K. “Synthesis of Biotinylated Retinoids for Cross-Linking and Isolation of Retinol Binding Proteins;” Tetrahedron 2002, 58, 6577-6584. (pdf)

Kurtán, T.; Nesnas, N.; Li, Y.-Q.; Huang, X.; Nakanishi, K.; Berova, N. “Chiral Recognition by CD-Sensitive Dimeric Zinc Porphyrin Host. 1. Chiroptical Protocol for Absolute Configurational Assignments of Monoalcohols and Primary Monoamines;” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2001, 123, 5962-5973. (pdf)

Kurtán, T.; Nesnas, N.; Koehn, F. E.; Li, Y.-Q.; Nakanishi, K.; Berova, N. “Chiral Recognition by CD-Sensitive Dimeric Zinc Porphyrin Host. 2. Structural Studies of Host-Guest Complexes with Chiral Alcohol and Monoamine Conjugates;” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2001, 123, 5974-5982.(pdf)

Nesnas, N.; Lou, J.; Breslow, R. “The Binding of Cocaine to Cyclodextrins;” Bioorg. Med. Chem. Lett. 2000, 10, 1931-1933. (pdf)

Breslow, R.; Nesnas, N. “Burst Kinetics and Turnover in an Esterase Mimic;” Tetrahedron Lett. 1999, 40, 3335-3338. (pdf)


Mass Spectrometry Application
Olson, J.A. and Nesnas, N.A. Chem. Eng. News 2007, December 3rd issue page 6.(pdf)


Sharma, Virender K.; Noorhasan-Smith, Nadine; Mishra, Santosh K.; Nesnas, Nasri.
Ferrate(VI) oxidation of recalcitrant organic compounds. Preprints of Extended Abstracts presented at the ACS National Meeting, American Chemical Society, Division of Environmental Chemistry 2006, 46(2), 611-615.

“Catalysis of Organic Reactions in Water: Nature’s Choice of Solvent” Chapter 14 by Nasri Nesnas in How Science Can Support Environmental Protection? Florida Tech-BME Partnership Programme Yearbook 2003
Edited by Gordon Nelson and Imre Hronszky, Budapest, Hungary.(partial pdf)

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