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Recent Publications

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Jake T. Herb*, Bruce D. Anderson, “Investigating the binding of acridine, acridine orange, and acridine yellow G to humic acid through fluorescence quenching ,” Applied Spectroscopy, 2013, 67, 752-756.

Melanie Henry*, Hudson G. Roth*, Bruce D. Anderson, “The Particle in a Box Redux: Improved Experimental Conditions for the Laser Synthesis of Linear Polyynes,” J Chem Educ, 2012, 89, 960-961.

Bruce D. Anderson, “Cyclic Polyynes as Examples of the Quantum Mechanical Particle on a Ring,” J Chem Educ, 2012, 89, 724-727.

Baar, M. R., Greener Organic Reactions under Microwave Heating. In Green Organic Chemistry in Lecture and Laboratory, CRC Press: NY, 2012, pp 225-256.

*Liebov, B. K.; *Weigle, C. E.; *Keinath, K. V.; *Leap, J. E.; Pike, R. D.; Keane, J. M. "Topological Variations of the PDP ligand and Its Prospects in Molybdenum(0) Dearomatization Agents" Inorganic Chemistry 2011, 50, 4677-4679.

Kelsey, J.W., Slizovskiy, I.B.*, Peters, R.D.*, Melnick, A.M.* 2010. Sterilization affects soil organic matter chemistry and bioaccumulation of spiked p,p'-DDE and anthracene by earthworms. Environmental Pollution. In press.

Slizovskiy, I.B.*, White, J.C., Kelsey, J.W. 2010. Technical Note--Evaluation of extraction methodologies for the determination of an organochlorine pesticide residue in vegetation. International Journal of Phytoremediation. In press.

Kelsey, J.W., Peters, R.*, Slizovskiy, I.B.* 2008. Effects of incubation time and organism density on the bioaccumulation of soil-borne p,p'-DDE by the earthworm, Eisenia fetida. Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology. 81:266-269.

Baar, M.R.., Falcone, D.*, Gordon, C.M.*, "Microwave enhanced syntheses for the undergraduate laboratory: Diels-Alder cycloaddition, Wittig reaction, and Williamson ether synthesis," J Chem Educ, 2010, 87, 84-86.

Ingersoll, C.M., Strollo, C.M.*, "Steady-state fluorescence anisotropy to investiage flavonoids binding to proteins," J Chem Educ, 2007, 84, 1313-1315.

B.D. Anderson, C.M. Gordon*, "The Laser Synthesis of Linear Polyynes: the Particle in a Box Revisited", J Chem Educ, 2008, 85, 1279 - 1281.

C.M. Ingersoll and C.M. Strollo, "Steady State Fluorescence Anisotropy to Investigate Flavonoids Binding to Proteins," Journal of Chemical Education, 2007, in press.

Dilsky, S.; Palomaki, P. K.; Rubin, J. A.; Saunders, J. E.; Pike, R. D.; Sabat, M.; Keane, J. M.; Ha, Y. "Synthesis and Reactivity of Cationic Bipyridine Tungsten(0) and Molybdenum(0) Nitrosyl Complexes" Inorganica Chimica Acta 2007, 360, 2387-2396.

Peters, R., Kelsey, J.W., and White, J.C. 2007. Differences in p,p'-DDE bioaccumulation from compost and soil by the plants Cucurbita pepo and C. maxima and the earthworms Eisenia fetida and Lumbricus terrestris. Environmental Pollution 148:539–545.

White, J.C., Peters, R., and Kelsey, J.W. 2007. Surfactants differentially impact p,p'-DDE accumulation by plant and earthworm species. Environmental Science and Technology 41:2922–2929.

R.A. Niesenbaum, J.F. Cahill, and C.M. Ingersoll, "Light, Wind, and Touch Influence Leaf Chemistry and Rates of Herbivory in Apocynum cannabinum (apocynaceae)," International Journal of Plant Sciences, 2006, 167:5, 969-978.

Ha, Y.; Dilsky, A. S.; Graham, P. M.; Liu, W.; Reichart, T. M.; Sabat, M.; Keane, J. M.; Harman, W. D. "Development of New Group 6 Dearomatization Agents" Organometallics 2006, 25, 5184-5187.

Kelsey, J.W., Colino, A., Koberle, M., White, J.C. 2006. Growth conditions impact 2,2-bis (p-chlorophenyl)- 1,1-dichloroethylene (p,p'-DDE) accumulation by Cucurbita pepo. International Journal of Phytoremediation. 8:261–271.

Parrish, Z.D., White, J.C., Isleyen, M., Gent, M.P.N., Iannucci-Berger, W., Eitzer, B.D., Kelsey, J.W., and Mattina, M-J I. 2006. Accumulation of weathered polycyclic Aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) by plant and worm species. Chemosphere. 64:609-618.

White, J.C., Parrish, Z.D., Isleyen, M., Gent, M.P.N., Iannucci-Berger, W., Eitzer, B.D., Kelsey, J.W., and Mattina, M-J I. 2006. Influence of citric acid amendments on the availability of weathered PCBs to plant and earthworm species. International Journal of Phytoremediation. 8:63-79.

Kelsey, J.W. and White, J.C. 2005. Multi-species interactions impact the accumulation of weathered 2,2-bis (p-chlorophenyl)-1,1-dichloroethylene (p,p'-DDE) from soil. Environmental Pollution. 137:222–230.

Kelsey, J.W., Colino, A., and White, J.C. 2005. Effect of species differences, pollutant concentration, and residence time in soil on the bioaccumulation of p,p'-DDE by 3 earthworm species. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry. 24:703–708.

Hatzinger, P.B. and Kelsey, J.W. 2005. Biodegradation. In: Encyclopedia of Soils in the Environment. Hillel, D. (ed). Elsevier Science Limited, Oxford, pp. 250–258.

Keane, J. M.; Harman, W. D. "A New Generation of p-Basic Dearomatization Agents" Organometallics 2005, 24, 1786-1798.

Baar, M.; Wustholz, K. J Chem. Educ. 2005, 82, 1393-1394. Diels-Alder Synthesis of endo-cis-N-Phenylbicyclo [2.2.2]oct-5-en-2,3-dicarboximide.

Baar, M.; Russell, C.; Wustholz, K. J Chem. Educ. 2005, 82, 1057-1058. The Ethylene Ketal Protecting Group Revisited; The Synthesis of 4-Hydroxy-4,4-diphenyl-2-butanone.

Baar, M.; Cerrone-Szakal, A. J Chem. Educ. 2005, 82, 1040-1042. Enantiomeric Resolution of (±)-Mandelic Acid by (IR,2S)-(-)-Ephedrine.

C.M. Ingersoll. Book Review on The Practice of Chemistry by Wink, Fetzer-Gislason, and McNicholas. Journal of Chemical Education, 2004, 81, 36-37.

C.M. Ingersoll, K.A. Widmann, C.W. Szakal, A.M. Fermier, and J.M. Troisi, "Incorporating Automation in Undergraduate Laboratories," Journal of the Association for Laboratory Automation, 2003, 8:4, 31-34.

C.M. Ingersoll, D.E. Roland, Jr., A.M. Kacuba, C.L. Wilkinson, and J.M. Berty, "Removal of Sulfur Oxides from Diesel Exhaust Gases," Environmental Progress 2003, 22:3, 199-205.