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2014
39. Supramolecular ssDNA templated porphyrin and metalloporphyrin nanoassemblies with tunable helicity.
G. Sargsyan, B. M. Leonard, J. Kubelka, M. Balaz*
Chem. Eur. J., 2014, 20, 1878-1892.
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38. Chiroptical properties, binding affinity, and photostability of a conjugated zinc porphyrin dimer complexed with left-handed Z-DNA and right-handed B-DNA.
J. K. Choi, A. Reed, M. Balaz*
Dalton Trans., 2014, 43, 563-567.
37. Conformational preference of a porphyrin rotor in confined environments.
L. P. Jameson, M. Balaz,* S. V. Dzyuba,* N. Kamiya*
RSC Adv., 2014, 4, 705-708.
2013
36. Ligand Induced Circular Dichroism and Circularly Polarized Luminescence in CdSe Quantum Dots.
U. Tohgha, K. K. Deol, A. G. Porter, S. G. Bartko, J. K. Choi, B. M. Leonard, K. Varga, J. Kubelka, G. Muller,* M. Balaz*
ACS Nano., 2013, 7, 11094-11102.
35. Effect of ionic liquids on the conformation of the porphyrin-based viscometer.
L. P. Jameson, J. D. Kimball, Z. Gryczynski, M. Balaz,* S. V. Dzyuba*
RSC Adv., 2013, 3, 18300-18304.
34. Chiroptical properties of anionic and cationic porphyrins and metalloporphyrins in complex with left-handed Z-DNA and right-handed B-DNA.
J. K. Choi, A. D'Urso, M. Balaz*
J. Inorg. Biochem., 2013, 127, 1-6.
33. Achiral CdSe quantum dots exhibit optical activity in the visible region upon post-synthetic ligand exchange with D- or L-cysteine.
U. Tohgha, K. Varga, M. Balaz*
Chem. Commun., 2013, 49, 1844-1846.
32. Formation and helicity control of ssDNA templated porphyrin nanoassemblies.
G. Sargsyan, A. A. Schatz, J. Kubelka, M. Balaz*
Chem. Commun., 2013, 49, 1020-1022.
31. Highly sensitive and selective spectroscopic detection of mercury(II) in water using pyridylporphyrin-DNA conjugates.
J. K. Choi, G. Sargsyan, A. M. Olive, M. Balaz*
Chem. Eur. J., 2013, 19, 2515-2522.
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2012
30. Porphyrin–DNA conjugates: porphyrin induced adenine–guanine homoduplex stabilization and interduplex assemblies.
G. Sargsyan and M. Balaz*
Org. Biomol. Chem., 2012, 10, 5533-5540.
29. Sulfonated Ni(II)porphyrin improves the detection of Z-DNA in condensed and non-condensed BZB DNA sequences.
A. E. Holmes, J. Kyu Choi, J. Francis, A. D'Urso, M. Balaz*
J. Inorg. Biochem., 2012, 110, 18-20.
28. Sequence and linker dependent chiral dimerization of DNA-porphyrin conjugates.
G. Sargsyan, B. L. MacLeod, U. Tohgha, M. Balaz*
Tetrahedron, 2012, 68, 2093-2099.
2011
27. Chiroptical detection of condensed Nickel(II)-Z-DNA in the presence of the B-DNA via porphyrin exciton coupled circular dichroism.
J. Kyu Choi, G. Sargsyan, M. Shabbir-Hussain, A. E. Holmes, M. Balaz*
J. Phys. Chem. B, 2011, 115, 10182-10188.
26. 3,3'-Diethylthiatricarbocyanine iodide: A highly sensitive chiroptical reporter of DNA helicity and sequence.
J. Kyu Choi, A. D'Urso, M. Trauernicht, M. Shabbir-Hussain, A. E. Holmes, M. Balaz*
Int. J. Mol. Sci., 2011, 12, 8052-8062.
25. Z-DNA recognition in B-Z-B sequences by a cationic zinc porphyrin.
A. D’Urso, A. E. Holmes, N. Berova,* M. Balaz,* R. Purrello*
Chem. Asian. J., 2011, 6, 3104–3109.
2010
24. Recognition of left-handed Z-DNA of short unmodified oligonucleotides under physiological ionic strength conditions.
A. D’Urso, J. Kyu Choi, M. Shabbir-Hussain, F. N. Ngwa, M. I. Lambousis, R. Purrello, M. Balaz*
Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun., 2010,397, 329-332.
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23. Role of Environmental Factors on the Structure and Spectroscopic Response of 5‘-DNA-Porphyrin Conjugates Caused by Changes in the Porphyrin-Porphyrin Interactions.
A. Mammana, G. Pescitelli, T. Asakawa, S. Jockusch, A. G. Petrovic, R. R. Monaco, R. Purrello, N. J. Turro, K. Nakanishi, G. A. Ellestad,* M. Balaz,* N. Berova*
Chem. Eur. J., 2009,15, 11853 - 11866.
22. Interactions of a tetraanionic porphyrin with DNA: from a Z-DNA sensor to a versatile supramolecular device.
A. D’Urso, A. Mammana, M. Balaz, A. E. Holmes, N. Berova, R. Lauceri,* R. Purrello*
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2009, 131, 2046–2047.
21. Intramolecular rotation in a porphyrin dimer controls singlet oxygen production.
M. K. Kuimova,* M. Balaz, H. L. Anderson, P. R. Ogilby*
J. Am. Chem. Soc, 2009, 131, 7948-7949.
20. Imaging intracellular viscosity of a single cell during photoinduced cell death.
M. K. Kuimova,* S. W. Bothchway, A. W. Parker, M. Balaz, H. A. Collins, H. L. Anderson, K. Suhling, P. R. Ogilby*
Nature Chemistry, 2009, 1, 69-73.
19. Synthesis of hydrophilic conjugated porphyrin dimers for one-photon and two-photon photodynamic therapy at NIR wavelengths.
M. Balaz, H. A. Collins, E. Dahlstedt, H. L. Anderson*
Org. Biomol. Chem., 2009, 7, 874-888.
18. Photophysical properties and intracellular imaging of water-soluble porphyrin dimers for two-photon excited photodynamic therapy.
M. K. Kuimova, H. A. Collins, M. Balaz, E. Dahlstedt, J. A. Levitt, N. Sergent, K. Suhling, M. Drobizhev, N. S. Makarov, A. Rebane, B. C. Wilson, H. L. Anderson,* D. Phillips*
Org. Biomol. Chem., 2009, 7, 889-896.
17. One- and two-photon activated phototoxicity of conjugated porphyrin dimers with high two-photon absorption cross sections.
E. Dahlstedt, H. A. Collins, M. Balaz, M. K. Kuimova, M. Khurana, B. C. Wilson, D. Phillips,* H. L. Anderson*
Org. Biomol. Chem., 2009, 7, 897-904.
16. Blood-vessel closure using photosensitizers engineered for two-photon excitation.
H. A. Collins, M. Khurana, E. H. Moriyama, A. Mariampillai, E. Dahlstedt, M. Balaz, M. K. Kuimova, M. Drobizhev, V. X. D. Yang, D. Phillips, A. Rebane, B. C. Wilson,* H. L. Anderson*
Nature Photonics, 2008, 2, 420-424.
15. Synthesis and characterization of water-soluble free-base, zinc and copper porphyrin–oligonucleotide conjugates.
A. Mammana, T. Asakawa, K. Bitsch-Jensen, A. Wolfe, S. Chaturantabut, Y. Otani, X. Li, Z. Li, K. Nakanishi, M. Balaz,* G. A. Ellestad,* N. Berova*
Bioorg. Med. Chem., 2008, 16, 6544-6551.
14. Porphyrin compounds.
H. L. Anderson, M. Balaz, H. A. Collins
World Patent, 2008, publ. no. WO2008119950 (A1).
13. Porphyrins as spectroscopic sensors for conformational studies of DNA.
M. Balaz,* K. Bitsch-Jensen, A. Mammana, G. A. Ellestad, K. Nakanishi, N. Berova*
Pure Appl. Chem. (invited article), 2007, 79, 801-809.
12. Determination of triplet state energy in the series of conjugated porphyrin oligomers.
M. K. Kuimova, M. Hoffmann, M. U. Winters, M. Eng, M. Balaz, I. P. Clark, H. L. Collins, S. M. Tavender, C. J. Wilson, B. Albinsson,* H. L. Anderson,* A. W. Parker, D. Phillips*
Photochem & Photobiol. Sci., 2007, 675-682.
11. Tetraarylporphyrin as a selective molecular cap for the non Watson-Crick guanine-adenine base pair sequence.
M. Balaz,* B. C. Li, S. Jockusch, G. A. Ellestad, N. Berova*
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2006, 45, 3530-3533.
10. Racemic single-walled carbon nanotubes exhibit circular dichroism when wrapped with DNA.
G. Dukovic,* M. Balaz, P. Doak, N. Berova, M. Zheng, R. S. Mclean, L. E. Brus
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2006, 128, 9004-9005.
9. Porphyrin as a reporter group for the salt-induced B- to Z-DNA transition.
M. Balaz,* B. C. Li, J. D. Steinkruger, G. A. Ellestad, K. Nakanishi, N. Berova*
Org. Biomol. Chem., 2006, 4, 1865-1867.
8. A mild stereo- and enantiospecific conversion of 2,3-diaryl-substituted oxiranes into 2,2-dimethyl-1,3-dioxolanes by an acetone/amberlyst-15 system.
A. Solladié-Cavallo, E. Choucair, M. Balaz, P. Lupattelli,* C. Bonini, N. Di Blasio
Eur. J. Org. Chem., 2006, 3007-3011.
7. 5’-Porphyrin-oligonucleotide conjugates: Neutral porphyrin-DNA interaction.
M. Balaz,* J. D. Steinkruger, G. A. Ellestad, N. Berova*
Org. Lett., 2005, 7, 5613-5616.
6. A cationic zinc porphyrin as a chiroptical sensor for Z-DNA.
M. Balaz, M. de Napoli, A. E. Holmes, A. Mammana, K. Nakanishi, N. Berova,* R. Purrello*
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2005, 44, 4006-4009.
5. Porphyrin substituted phosphoramidites: new building blocks for porphyrin-oligonucleotide syntheses.
M. Balaz, A. E. Holmes, M. Benedetti, G. Proni, N. Berova*
Bioorg. Med. Chem., 2005, 13, 2413-2421.
4. Synthesis and circular dichroism of tetraarylporphyrin-oligonucleotide conjugates.
M. Balaz, A. E. Holmes, M. Benedetti, P. C. Rodriguez, N. Berova,* K. Nakanishi,* G. Proni
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2005, 127, 4172-4173.
3. New 1,3-oxathianes derived from myrtenal: synthesis and reactivity.
A. Solladié-Cavallo,* M. Balaz, M. Salisova,* R. Welter
J. Org. Chem., 2003, 68, 6619-6626.
2. Diastereoselectivity of a chiral oxathiane derived from 5-hydroxy-1-tetralone.
A. Solladié-Cavallo,* M. Balaz, M. Salisova*
Eur. J. Org. Chem., 2003, 337-345.
1. A new chiral oxathiane: synthesis, resolution and absolute configuration determination by vibrational circular dichroism.
A. Solladié-Cavallo,* M. Balaz, M. Salisova,* C. Suteu, L. A. Nafie,* X. Cao, T. B. Freedman
Tetrahedron: Asymm., 2001, 12, 2605-2611.