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21. 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.


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

19. 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.

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.   Ryan R. Walvoord, Morgan R. Schneider, Brian W. Michel "Fluorescent Probes for Intracellular Carbon Monoxide Detection" in “Carbon Monoxide in Drug Discovery” Edited by Wang, B. and Otterbein, L. E. 2022, 319-343. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley. 

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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