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20. Nicholas J. Dacon, Nathan B. Wu, Brian W. Michel "Red-Shifted Activity-Based Sensors for Ethylene via Direct Conjugation of Fluorophore to Metal Carbene" RSC Chemical Biology, 2023 Part of Collection - 2023 RSC Chemical Biology Emerging Investigators.


19. Katrina H. Jensen, Brian W. Michel. "Steric Modulation of CAACs Controls Orientation and ethenolysis Performance." Chem Catalysis2023, 3, 100764.

18.    Brandon L. Coles-Taylor*, Mitchell L. Ellinwood**, Maximillian S. McCallum**, Sara L. McCormack**, Meredith H. Jones*, Andrés G. Muñoz*, Brian W. Michel. "Access to Substituted Indenol Ethers via a Regioselective Intermolecular Carbopalladation Cascade" J. Org. Chem. 2022, 87, 16517-16525. . Originally posted on ChemRxiv. 10.26434/chemrxiv.11362373.

17. Katrina H. Jensen, Brian W. Michel "Detection of Ethylene with Defined Metal Complexes: Strategies and Recent Advances" Analysis & Sensing2023, 3, e202200058. - Part of Metal-Based Sensing special collection.

16.   Johannes Morstein, Denis Hofler, Kohei Ueno, Jonah W. Jurss, Ryan R. Walvoord, Kevin J. Bruemmer, Samir P. Rezgui**, Thomas F. Brewer, Minoru Saitoe, Brian W. Michel, Christopher J. Chang "Ligand-Directed Approach to Activity-Based Sensing: Developing Palladacycle Fluorescent Probes That Enable Endogenous Carbon Monoxide DetectionJ. Am. Chem. Soc. 2020, Originally posted on chemrxiv.

15.   Kohei Ueno, Johannes Morstein, Kyoko Ofusa, Shintaro Naganos, Ema Suzuki-Sawano, Saika Minegishi, Samir P. Rezgui**, Hiroaki Kitagishi, Brian W. Michel, Christopher J. Chang, Junjiro Horiuchi and Minoru Saitoe  "Carbon Monoxide, a Retrograde Messenger Generated in Postsynaptic Mushroom Body Neurons, Evokes Noncanonical Dopamine Release" J. Neurosci. 2020, 40, 3533-3548.

14.  Brandon L. Coles-Taylor*, Maximillian S. McCallum**, J. Scott Lee, Brian W. Michel. "Accessing 4-oxy-substituted isoquinolinones via C–H activation and regioselective migratory insertion with electronically biased ynol ethers"  Org. Biomol. Chem. 2018, 16, 8369-8646.

13.   Toussaint, S. N. W.;* Calkins, R. T.;** Lee, S.; Michel, B. W. "Olefin Metathesis-Based Fluorescent Probes for the Selective Detection of Ethylene in Live CellsJ. Am. Chem. Soc. 2018, 140, 13151-13155.

Highlighted on "In the Pipline"

12.  Lojek, L. J.; Farrand, A. J.; Wisecaver, J. H.; Blaby-Haas, C. E.; Michel, B. W.; Merchant, S. S.; Rokas, A.; Skaar, E. P. “Chlamydomonas reinhardtii LFO1: An IsdG Heme OxygenasemSphere. 2017, 2, e00176-17.

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At University of Denver

*DU Graduate Student **DU Undergraduate Student


11.  Carroll, V.;† Michel, B. W.;† Blecha, J.; VanBrocklin, H.; Keshari, K.; Wilson, D.; Chang, C. J. "A Boronate-Caged [18F]FLT Probe for Hydrogen Peroxide Detection Using Positron Emission TomographyJ. Am. Chem. Soc. 2014, 136, 14742-14745. †co-first author.


10. Wilson, J. L.; Kobeissi, S. F.; Oudir, S.; Haas, B.; Michel, B. Randé, J-L, D.; Ollivier, A.; Martens, T.; Rivard, M.; Motterlini, R. Foresti, R. "Design and Synthesis of New Hybrid Molecules That Activate the Transcription Factor Nrf2 and Simultaneously Release Carbon MonoxideChem. Eur. J. 2014, 20, 14698-14704.


9. Michel, B. W.; Stephens, L. D.; Sigman, M. S. “The Wacker OxidationOrganic Reactions 2014, 84, 75-413. See Also:


8. Deluca, R. J.; Edwards, J. L.; Steffens, L. D.; Michel, B. W.; Qiao, X.; Zhu, C.; Cook, S. P.; Sigman, M. S. "Wacker-Type Oxidatino of Internal Alkenes using Pd(Quinox) and TBHP" J. Org. Chem. 2013, 78, 1682-1686.

7. Michel, B. W.; Lippert, A. R.; Chang, C. J. “A Reaction-Based Fluorescent Probe for Selective Imaging of Carbon Monoxide in Living Cells Using a Palladium-Mediated CarbonylationJ. Am. Chem. Soc. 2012, 134, 15668-15671; Science and Technology Concentrate in Chem. and Eng. News 2012, 90, 53.

6. Michel, B. W.; Sigman, M. S.; “Peroxide-Mediated Wacker Oxidations for Organic SynthesisAldrichimica Acta 2011, 44, 55-62.

5. Michel, B. W.; Steffens, L. D.; Sigman, M. S. “On the Mechanism of the Palladium-Catalyzed tert-Butylhydroperoxide Mediated Wacker-Type Oxidation of Alkenes Using Quinoline-2-Oxazoline LigandsJ. Am. Chem. Soc. 2011, 133, 8317-8325.

4. McCombs, J. R.; Michel, B. W.; Sigman, M. S. “Catalyst-Controlled Wacker-Type Oxidaiton of Homoallylic Alcohols in the Absence of Protecting GroupsJ. Org. Chem. 2011, 76, 3609-3613.

2. Michel, B. W.; McCombs, J. R.; Winkler, A.; Sigman, M. S. “Catalyst Controlled Wacker-Type Oxidation of Protected Allylic AminesAngew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2010, 49, 7312-7315.

1. Michel, B. W.; Camelio, A. M.; Cornell, C. N.; Sigman, M. S. “A General and Efficient Catalyst System for a Wacker-Type Oxidation Using TBHP as the Terminal Oxidant: Application to Classically Challenging SubstratesJ. Am. Chem. Soc. 2009, 131, 6076-6077. Highlighted in Synfacts 2009, 8, 0872 and in Organic Chemistry Portal 2010.

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