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  1. Northrup, J. D.; Mancini, G.; Purcell, C. R.; Schafmeister, C. E. Development of Spiroligomer-Peptoid Hybrids. J. Org. Chem. 2017, Accepted

  2. Northrup, J. D.; Purcell, C. R.; Schafmeister, C. E. One-Pot Synthesis of Chiral, Spirocyclic 4‐Hydantoin-Proline Derivatives for Incorporation into Spiroligomer-Based Macromolecules J. Org. Chem. 2017, 82 (6), 3223–3231

  3. Cheong, J. E.; Pfeiffer, C. T.; Northrup, J. D.; Parker, M. F. L.; Schafmeister, C. E. An improved, scalable synthesis of bis-amino acids Tetrahedron Lett. 2016, 57 (44), 4882–4884

  4. Zhao, Q.; Schafmeister, C. E. Synthesis of Spiroligomer-Containing Macrocycles. J. Org. Chem. 2015, 80 (18), 8968–8978

  5. Parker, M.; Osuna, S.; Bollot, G.; Vaddypally, S.; Zdilla, M.; Houk, K.; Schafmeister, C.  Acceleration of an Aromatic Claisen Rearrangement via a Designed Spiroligozyme Catalyst that Mimics the Ketosteroid Isomerase Catalytic Dyad,  J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2014, 136, 3817-3827. doi:10.1021/ja409214c

  6. Determination of Internal Energy Distributions of Laser Electrospray Mass Spectrometry using Thermometer Ions and Other Biomolecules. Journal of the American Society for Mass Spectrometry, 2014, 25, (9), 1572-1582.

  7. Vaddypally, S.; Xu, C., Zhao, S.; Fan, Y.;Schafmeister, C.; Zdilla, M. Architectural spiroligomers designed for binuclear metal complex templating. Inorg. Chem., 2013, 52, 6457-6463. doi:10.1021/ic4003498

  8. Solid phase synthesis of a functionalized bis-peptide using "safety catch" methodology
    Journal of Visualized Experiments, 2012, (63), E4112/1-E4112/7

  9. Kheirabadi, M.; Celebi-Olcum, N.; Parker, M., Zhao, Q.; Kiss, G.; Houk, K.; Schafmeister, C. Spiroligozymes for transesterifications: Design and relationship of structure to activity. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2012, 134, 18345-18353. doi:10.1021/ja3069648

  10. Zhao, Q.; Lam, Y; Kheirabadi, M.; Xu, C; Houk, K; Schafmeister C. Hydrophobic Substituent Effects on Proline Catalysis of Aldol Reactions in Water. J Org Chem. 2012, 77:4784-4792.

  11. Brown, Z.; Akula, K.; Arzumanyan, A.; Alleva, J.; Jackson, M.; Bichenkov, E.; Sheffield, J.; Feitelson, M.; Schafmeister, C.  A Spiroligomer alpha-Helix Mimic That Binds HDM2, Penetrates Human Cells and Stabilizes HDM2 in Cell Culture, PLOS ONE. 2012, 7(10) 1-8. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0045948

  12. Zhao, Q., Lam, Y., Kheirabadi, M., Xu, C., Houk, K., & Schafmeister, C. (2012). Hydrophobic substituent effects on proline catalysis of aldol reactions in water. JOURNAL OF ORGANIC CHEMISTRY, 77(10), 4784-4792. doi:10.1021/jo300569c

  13. Brown, Z.Z., Alleva, J. Schafmeister, C.E. “Solid-Phase Synthesis of Functionalized Bis- peptides”, Biopolymers, (2010) in press

  14. Brown, Z.Z., Schafmeister, C.E. “Synthesis of hexa- and penta-substituted diketopiperazines from sterically hindered amino acids”, Organic Letters, (2010) 12(7), 1436-1439

  15. Gupta, S., Schafmeister, C.E., “Synthesis of a Carboxylate Functionalized Bis-amino Acid Monomer”, Journal of Organic Chemistry, (2009) 74, 3652-3658.

  16. Chakrabarti, S., Parker, M., Morgan, C., Schafmeister, C.E., Waldeck, D.H., “Experimental Demonstration of Water Mediated Electron-Transfer Through Bis-Amino Acid Donor-Bridge-Acceptor Oligomers”, Journal of the American Chemical Society, (2009) 131, 2044-2045

  17. Brown, Z.Z., Schafmeister, C.E., “Exploiting An Inherent Neighboring Group Effect of α-Amino Acids to Synthesize Extremely Hindered Dipeptides”, Journal of the American Chemical Society, (2008) 130, 14382-14383.

  18. Bird, G.H., Pornsuwan, S., Saxena, S., and Schafmeister, C.E., "Distance Distributions of End-Labeled Curved Bis-peptide Oligomers by Electron Spin Resonance", ACS Nano, (2008) 2(9), 1857-1864.

  19. Schafmeister, C.E., Brown, Z.Z., and Gupta, S., "Shape-Programmable Macromolecules", Accounts of Chemical Research, (2008)

  20. Schafmeister, C.E., Belasco, L.G., and Brown, P.H., "Observation of Contraction and Expansion in a Bis-peptide Based Mechanical Molecular Actuator", Chemistry - A European Journal, (2008) 14(21), 6406-6412.

  21. Pornsuwan, S., Schafmeister, C.E., and Saxena, S., "Analysis of the Dynamical Flexibility of Bis-Peptide Nanostructures", Journal of Physical Chemistry C, (2008) 112(5), 1377-1384.

  22. Gupta, S., Macala, M., and Schafmeister, C.E., "Synthesis of Structurally Diverse Bis- peptide Oligomers", Journal of Organic Chemistry, (2006) 71(23), 8691-8695.

  23. Levins, C.G., Brown, Z.Z., and Schafmeister, C.E., "Maximizing the Stereochemical Diversity of Spiro-Ladder Oligomers", Organic Letters, (2006) 8(13), 2807-2810.

  24. Pornsuwan, S., Bird, G., Schafmeister, C.E., and Saxena, S., "Flexibility and Lengths of Bis-peptide Nanostructures by Electron Spin Resonance", Journal of the American Chemical Society, (2006) 128, 3876-3877.

  25. Wei, J.J., Schafmeister, C., Bird, G., Paul, A., Naaman, R., and Waldeck, D.H., "Molecular Chirality and Charge Transfer Through Self-Assembled Scaffold Monolayers", Journal of Physical Chemistry B, (2006) 110(3), 1301-1308.

  26. Levins, C.G. and Schafmeister, C.E., "The Synthesis of Curved and Linear Structures from a Minimal Set of Monomers", Journal of Organic Chemistry, (2005) 70(22), 9002- 9008.

  27. Gupta, S., Das, B.C., and Schafmeister, C.E., "Synthesis of a Pipecolic Acid-Based Bis- amino Acid and Its Assembly Into a Spiro Ladder Oligomer", Organic Letters, (2005) 7(14), 2861-2864.

  28. Habay, S.A. and Schafmeister, C.E., "Synthesis of a Bis-amino Acid that Creates a Sharp Turn", Organic Letters, (2004) 6(19), 3369-3371.

  29. Levins, C.G. and Schafmeister, C.E., "The Synthesis of Functionalized Nanoscale Molecular Rods of Defined Length", Journal of the American Chemical Society, (2003) 1205(16), 4702-4703.

  30. Schafmeister, C.E., Po, J., and Verdine, G.L., "An All-Hydrocarbon Crosslinking System for Enhancing the Helicity and Metabolic Stability of Peptides", Journal of the American Chemical Society, (2000) 122, 5891-5892.

  31. Schafmeister, C.E. and Stroud, R.M., "Helical Protein Design", Current Opinion in Biotechnology, (1998) 9(4), 350-353.

  32. Schafmeister, C.E., LaPorte, S.L., Miercke, L.J., and Stroud, R.M., "A Designed Four Helix Bundle Protein with Native-like Structure", Nature Structural Biology, (1997) 4(12), 1039-1046.

  33. Finer-Moore, J.S., Liu, L., Schafmeister, C.E., Birdsall, D.L., Mau, T., Santi, D.V., and Stroud, R.M., "Partitioning Roles of Side Chains in Affinity, Orientation, and Catalysis with Structures for Mutant Complexes: Asparagine-229 in Thymidylate Synthase", Biochemistry, (1996) 35(16), 5125-36.

  34. Schafmeister, C.E., Miercke, L.J., and Stroud, R.M., "Structure at 2.5 Angstroms of a Designed Peptide That Maintains Solubility of Membrane Proteins", Science, (1993) 262(5134), 734-8.

  35. Schafmeister, C., "Fast Algorithm for Generating Cpk Images on Graphics Workstations", Journal of Molecular Graphics, (1990) 8(4), 201-206.


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