<%@LANGUAGE="JAVASCRIPT" CODEPAGE="65001"%> Mezei publications


  1. Basil M. Ahmed and Gellert Mezei, "Selective, Ambient-Temperature C-4 Deuteration of Pyrazole Derivatives by D2O", Journal of Organic Chemistry 2018, 83, DOI: 10.1021/acs.joc.7b03062.
  2. Basil M. Ahmed, Nicholas A. Rudell, Ixtlazihuatl Soto and Gellert Mezei, "Reaction of Amines with Aldehydes and Ketones Revisited: Access to a Class of Non-Scorpionate Tris(pyrazolyl)methane and Related Ligands", Journal of Organic Chemistry 2017, 82, 10549−10562.
  3. Christian K. Hartman and Gellert Mezei, "Mapping the Intricate Reactivity of Nanojars toward Molecules of Varying Acidity and their Conjugate Bases Leading to Exchange of Pyrazolate Ligands", Inorganic Chemistry 2017, 56, 10609−10624.
  4. Wisam A. Al Isawi, Basil M. Ahmed, Christian K. Hartman, Alexandria N. Seybold and Gellert Mezei, "Are nanojars unique to copper? Solution and solid state characterization of high-symmetry octanuclear nickel(II)-pyrazolate complexes", Inorganica Chimica Acta 2017, DOI: 10.1016/j.ica.2017.08.013 (invited paper).
  5. K. J. Hamam, M. M. AL-Amar, G. Mezei, R. Guda, C. A. Burns, “Dielectric response of branched copper phthalocyanine”, Materials Research Express 2017, 4, 095101.
  6. K. D. Demadis, Z. Anagnostou, A. Panera, G. Mezei, M. V. Kirillova, A. M. Kirillov, “Three-component 1D and 2D metal phosphonates: structural variability, topological analysis and catalytic hydrocarboxylation of alkanes”, RSC Advances 2017, 7, 17788–17799.
  7. Basil M. Ahmed and Gellert Mezei, "Accessing the inaccessible: discrete multinuclear coordination complexes and selective anion binding attainable only by tethering ligands together" (Inside Front Cover), Chemical Communications 2017, 53, 1029-1032.
  8. Mia L. Jawor, Basil M. Ahmed and Gellert Mezei, "Solvent- and catalyst-free, quantitative protection of hydroxyl, thiol, carboxylic acid, amide and heterocyclic amino functional groups" (Back Cover), Green Chemistry 2016, 18, 6209-6214.
  9. Stuart A. Surmann and Gellert Mezei, "Halogen-bonded network of trinuclear copper(II) 4-iodopyrazolate complexes formed by mutual breakdown of chloroform and nanojars", Acta Crystallographica 2016, E72, 1517–1520.
  10. Basil M. Ahmed, Christian K. Hartman and Gellert Mezei, "Sulfate-Incarcerating Nanojars: Solution and Solid-State Studies, Sulfate Extraction from Water, and Anion Exchange with Carbonate", Inorganic Chemistry 2016, 55, 10666–10679.
  11. Basil M. Ahmed and Gellert Mezei, "From Ordinary to Extraordinary: Insights into the Formation Mechanism and pH-Dependent Assembly/Disassembly of Nanojars", Inorganic Chemistry 2016, 55, 7717−7728.
  12. Gellert Mezei, "Sulfate-bridged dimeric trinuclear copper(II)–pyrazolate complex with three different terminal ligands", Acta Crystallographica 2016, E72, 1064–1067.
  13. Basil M. Ahmed, Brice Calco and Gellert Mezei, "Tuning the structure and solubility of nanojars by peripheral ligand substitution, leading to unprecedented liquid-liquid extraction of the carbonate ion from water into aliphatic solvents" (Front Cover), Dalton Transactions 2016, 45, 8327–8339.
  14. Huaiyu Zhang, Wei Wu, Basil M. Ahmed, Gellert Mezei and Yirong Mo, "Adjacent Lone Pair (ALP) Effect: A Computational Approach for Its Origin" (Hot Paper, Front Cover), Chemistry - A European Journal 2016, 22, 7415–7421.
  15. Basil M. Ahmed, Blair R. Szymczyna, Sarut Jianrattanasawat, Stuart A. Surmann, and Gellert Mezei, "Survival of the Fittest Nanojar: Stepwise Breakdown of Polydisperse Cu27-Cu31 Nanojar Mixtures into Monodisperse Cu27(CO3) and Cu31(SO4) Nanojars" (Hot Paper, Front Cover), Chemistry - A European Journal 2016, 22, 5499–5503.
  16. B. M. Ahmed, H. Zhang, Y. Mo and G. Mezei, "Drastic deprotonation reactivity difference of 3- and 5-alkylpyrazole isomers, their I2-catalyzed thermal isomerization, and telescoping synthesis of 3,5-dialkylpyrazoles: the 'adjacent lone pair effect' demystified", Journal of Organic Chemistry 2016, 81, 1718−1722.
  17. N. R. Wadhwa, N. C. Hughes, J. A. Hachem and G. Mezei, "Metal-templated synthesis of intertwined, functionalized strands as precursors to molecularly woven materials", RSC Advances 2016, 6, 11430-11440.
  18. G. Mezei, "Incarceration of one or two phosphate or arsenate species within nanojars, capped nanojars and nanohelicages: helical chirality from two closely-spaced, head-to-head PO4(3-) or AsO4(3-) ions", Chemical Communications 2015, 51, 10341-10344.
  19. B. M. Ahmed and G. Mezei, "Green protection of pyrazole, thermal isomerization and deprotection of tetrahydropyranylpyrazoles, and high-yield, one-pot synthesis of 3(5)-alkylpyrazoles", RSC Advances 2015, 5, 24081–24093.
  20. Y. Mo, B. M. Ahmed, L. Guan, J. Karty and G. Mezei, “Deprotonation of Methyl-Substituted, Five-Membered Aromatic Molecules: A Surprising Case of Mixed Conjugation, Rehybridization and Induction Contributions”, Organic Letters 2014, 16, 4680-4683.
  21. I. R. Fernando, Y. Mo and G. Mezei, “Metal-binding studies of linear rigid-axle [2]pseudorotaxanes with in situ generated anionic metal halide complexes”, CrystEngComm 2014, 16, 7320-7333.
  22. K. D. Demadis, E. Armakola, K. E. Papathanasiou, G. Mezei and A. M. Kirillov, “Structural Systematics and Topological Analysis of Coordination Polymers with Divalent Metals and a Glycine-Derived Tripodal Phosphonocarboxylate”, Crystal Growth & Design 2014, 14, 5234-5243.
  23. M. M. AL-Amar, K. J. Hamam, G. Mezei, R. Guda, C. A. Burns, “Stability and degradation of unencapsulated CuPc bilayer heterojunction cells under different atmospheric conditions”, Solar Energy Materials & Solar Cells 2014, 121, 152-156.
  24. K. J. Hamam, M. M. AL-Amar, G. Mezei, R. Guda, C. A. Burns, “High dielectric constant response of modified copper phthalocyanine”, Journal of Molecular Liquids 2014, 199, 324-329.
  25. G. Mezei, A. R. Venter, J. W. Kreft, A. A. Urech, and N. R. Mouch, “Monomeric, not tetrameric species are responsible for the colossal dielectric constant of the copper phthalocyanine derived from pyromellitic dianhydride”, RSC Advances 2012, 2, 10466-10469.
  26. B. B. Narakathu, M. S. Devadas, A. S. G. Reddy, A. Eskeiti, A. Moorthi, I. R. Fernando, B. Miller, G. Ramakrishna, E. Sinn, G. Mezei, M. Z. Atashbar, “Novel Fully Screen Printed Flexible Electrochemical Sensor for the Investigation of Electron Transfer Between Thiol Functionalized Viologen and Gold Clusters”, Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical, 2013, 176, 768-774.
  27. M. M. AL-Amar, K. J. Hamam, G. Mezei, R. Guda, C. A. Burns, “A new method to improve the lifetime stability of small molecule bilayer heterojunction organic solar cells”, Solar Energy Materials & Solar Cells 2013, 109, 270-274.
  28. I. R. Fernando, S. A. Surmann, A. A. Urech, A. M. Poulsen and G. Mezei, “Selective total encapsulation of the sulfate anion by neutral nano-jars”, Chemical Communications 2012, 48, 6860-6862.
  29. Isurika R. Fernando and Gellert Mezei, “Blue-colored, linear rigid-axle [2]pseudorotaxanes: metal-binding properties, crystal structures and blue/red dichroism”,  Inorganic Chemistry 2012, 51, 3156-3160.
  30. J. Jankolovits, C.-S. Lim, G. Mezei, J.W. Kampf, V. L. Pecoraro, “Influencing the Size and Anion Selectivity of Dimeric Ln3+[15-Metallacrown-5] Compartments through Systematic Variation of the Host Side Chains and Central Metal”, Inorganic Chemistry 2012, 51, 4527–4538.
  31. Sarut Jianrattanasawat and Gellert Mezei, “3,5-Dimethylpyrazole promoted sulfonation of acetic anhydride by H2SO4 to sulfoacetic acid and methanedisulfonic acid, and crystal structures of the complexes with Co2+, Zn2+, Ba2+, Pb2+ and Cs+”, Inorganica Chimica Acta 2012, 384, 318-323.
  32. Isurika R. Fernando, Sarut Jianrattanasawat, Nikos Daskalakis, Konstantinos D. Demadis and Gellert Mezei, “Mapping the supramolecular chemistry of pyrazole-4-sulfonate: Layered inorganic-organic networks with Zn2+, Cd2+, Ag+, Na+ and NH4+, and their use in copper anticorrosion protective films”, CrystEngComm 2012, 14, 908-919.
  33. I. R. Fernando, S. G. Bairu, G. Ramakrishna, G. Mezei, “Single-Color Pseudorotaxane-Based Temperature Sensing”, New. J. Chem. 2010, 34, 2097 - 2100.
  34. I. R. Fernando, N. Daskalakis, K. D. Demadis, G. Mezei, “Cation Effect on the Inorganic-Organic Layered Structure of Pyrazole-4-Sulfonate Networks and Inhibitory Effects on Copper Corrosion”, New. J. Chem. 2010, 34, 221–235.
  35. M. Rivera-Carillo, I. Chakraborty, G. Mezei, R. Webster, R. G. Raptis,  “Tuning of the [Cu3(μ-O)]4+/5+ Redox Couple; Spectroscopic Evidence of Charge Delocalization in the Mixed-Valent [Cu3(μ-O)]5+ Species”, Inorg. Chem. 2008, 47, 7644 – 7650.
  36. S. Blaurock, F. T. Edelmann, I. Haiduc, G. Mezei, P. Poremba, “Dimeric Thiophosphorus Complexes of Sodium and Zinc: Structural Characterization of [(THF)2NaO(S)PPh2]2 and [Zn{S2P(OMe)C6H4OEt-p}2]2”, Inorg. Chim. Acta  2008, 361, 407 – 410.
  37. G. Mezei, C. M. Zaleski, V. L. Pecoraro, “Structural and Functional Evolution of Metallacrowns”, Chem. Rev. 2007, 107, 4933 – 5003.
  38. T. Afrati, C. M. Zaleski, C. Dendrinou-Samara, G. Mezei, J. W. Kampf, V. L. Pecoraro, D. P. Kessissoglou, “Di-2-Pyridyl Ketone Oxime in Copper Chemistry: Di-, Tri-, Penta- and Hexanuclear Clusters”, Dalton Trans. 2007, 2658 – 2668.
  39. G. Mezei, J. W. Kampf, V. L. Pecoraro, “Metallacrown-based Compartments: Selective Encapsulation of Three Isonicotinate Ions in Non-Centrosymmetric Solids”, Chem. Commun. 2007, 1148 – 1150.
  40. G. Mezei, J. W. Kampf, V. L. Pecoraro, “Temperature-, molar ratio- and counterion-effect on the crystal growth of bipyridinium-bis-alkylcarboxylic acid/crown ether pseudorotaxanes”, New J. Chem. 2007, 31, 439 – 446.
  41. G. Mezei, M. Rivera-Carrillo, R. G. Raptis, “Trigonal Prismatic CuII6-Pyrazolato Cages: Structural and Electrochemical Study, Evidence of Charge-Delocalisation”, Dalton Trans. 2007, 37 – 40.
  42. G. Mezei, R. G. Raptis, J. Telser, “Trinuclear, Antiferromagnetically-Coupled CuII Complex with an EPR Spectrum of Mononuclear CuII: Effect of Alcoholic Solvents”, Inorg. Chem. 2006, 45, 8841 – 8843.
  43. K. D. Demadis, P. Lykoudis, R. G. Raptis, G. Mezei: ”Phosphonopolycarboxylates as chemical additives for calcite scale dissolution and metallic corrosion inhibition based on a calcium-phosphonotricarboxylate organic-inorganic hybrid”, Cryst. Growth Des. 2006, 6, 1064 – 1067.
  44. I. Haiduc, G. Mezei, R. Micu-Semeniuc, F. T. Edelmann, A. Fischer: “Differing Coordination Modes of (O-Alkyl)-p-Ethoxyphenyldithiophosphonato Ligands in Copper(I), Silver(I) and Gold(I) Triphenylphosphine Complexes”, Z. Anorg. Allg. Chem. 2006, 632, 295 – 300.
  45. G. Mezei, J. E. McGrady, R. G. Raptis, “First Structural Characterization of a Delocalized, Mixed-Valent, Triangular Cu37+ Species: Chemical and Electrochemical Oxidation of a CuII33-O) Pyrazolate and Electronic Structure of the Oxidation Product”, Inorg. Chem. 2005, 44, 7271 – 7273.
  46. K. D. Demadis, C. Mantzaridis, R. G. Raptis, G. Mezei: “Metal-Organotetraphosphonate Inorganic-Organic Hybrids: Crystal Structure and Anticorrosion Effects of Zinc Hexamethylenediaminetetrakis(methylene-phosphonate) on Carbon Steels”, Inorg. Chem. 2005, 44, 4469 – 4471.
  47. A. A. Martí, G. Mezei, L. Maldonado, G. Paralitici, R. G. Raptis, J. L. Colón: “Structural and Photophysical Characterization of fac-[Tricarbonyl(chloro)-5,6-epoxy-1,10-phenantroline)rhenium(I)]”, Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2005, 118 – 124.
  48. G. Mezei, M. Rivera-Carrillo, R. G. Raptis: “Effect of Copper-Substitution on the Structure and Nuclearity of CuII-Pyrazolates: From Trinuclear to Tetra-, Hexa- and Polynuclear Complexes”, Inorg. Chim. Acta 2004, 357, 3721 – 3732.
  49. G. Mezei, R. G. Raptis: “Effect of Pyrazole-Substitution on the Structure and Nuclearity of Cu(II)-Pyrazolato Complexes”, Inorg. Chim. Acta 2004, 357, 3279 – 3288.
  50. G. Mezei, P. Baran, R. G. Raptis: “Anion Encapsulation by Neutral Supramolecular Assemblies of Cyclic CuII-Complexes: a Series of Five Polymerization Isomers, [{cis-CuII(µ-OH)(µ-pz)}n], n = 6, 8, 9, 12 and 14”, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2004, 43, 573 – 577.
  51. G. Mezei, R. G. Raptis, “Pyrazole-4-Sulphonate Networks of Alkali and Alkaline-Earth Metals. Effect of Cation Size, Charge, H-Bonding and Aromatic Interactions on the Three-Dimensional Supramolecular Architecture”, New J. Chem. 2003, 27, 1399 – 1407.
  52. R. Boča, L. Dlháň, G. Mezei, T. Ortiz-Pérez, R. G. Raptis, J. Telser: “Triangular, Ferromagnetically-Coupled CuII3-Pyrazolato Complexes as Possible Models of Particulate Methane Monooxygenase (pMMO)”, Inorg. Chem. 2003, 42, 5801 – 5803.
  53. P. A. Angaridis, P. Baran, R. Boca, F. Cervantes-Lee, W. Haase, G. Mezei, R. G. Raptis, R. Werner: “Synthesis and Structural Characterization of Trinuclear CuII-Pyrazolato Complexes Containing μ3-OH, μ3-O and μ3-Cl Ligands. Magnetic Susceptibility Study of (PPN)2[Cu33-O)(μ-pz)3Cl3]”, Inorg. Chem. 2002, 41, 2219 – 2228.
  54. I. Haiduc, L. David, O. Cozar, R. Micu-Semeniuc, G. Mezei, M. Armenean: “Spectroscopic and Magnetic Studies of Some Copper(II) and Chromium(III) Complexes with Dithiophosphonates as Ligands”, J.  Mol. Struct. 1999, 482-483, 153 – 157.