Xuan Zhao Peer Reviewed Publications

42. Wang, P.; Le, N.; McCool, J. D.; Donnadieu, B.; Erickson, A. N.; Webster, C. E.; Zhao, X. A Molecular Cobalt Complex for Photocatalytic Hydrogen Production in Alkaline Aqueous Solutions. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2024, Under revision.

41. McCool, J. D.; Zhang, S.; Cheng, I.; Zhao, X. Rational development of molecular earth-abundant metal complexes for electrocatalytic hydrogen production. Chinese J. Catal. 202243, 3019-3045.

40. Bai, H., Shi, J., Guo, Q., Wang, W., Zhang, Z., Li, Y., Vennampalli, M., Zhao, X., Wang, H.

Spectroscopy, Structure, Biomacromolecular Interactions, and Antiproliferation Activity of a Fe(II) Complex With DPA-Bpy as Pentadentate Ligand, Front. Chem. 202210, 888693.

39. DiMarco, B. N.; Polyansky, D. E.; Grills, D. C.; Wang, P.; Kuwahara, Y.; Zhao, X.; Fujita, E. Structural and Electronic Influences on Rates of Tertpyridine−Amine CoIII−H Formation During Catalytic H2 Evolution in an Aqueous Environment. ChemPhysChem 202122, 1478-1487.

38. Xie, L.; Bai, H.; Song, L.; Liu, C.; Gong, W.; Wang, W.; Zhao, X.; Takemoto, C.; Wang, H. Structural and Photodynamic Studies on Nitrosylruthenium-Complexed Serum Albumin as a Delivery System for Controlled Nitric Oxide Release. Inorg. Chem. 202160, 8826-8837.

37. Song, L.; Bai, H.; Liu, C.; Gong, W.; Wang, A.; Wang, L.; Zhao, Y.; Zhao, X.; Wang, H. Synthesis, biomacromolecular interactions, photodynamic NO releasing and cellular imaging of two [RuCl(qn)(Lbpy)(NO)]X complexes. Molecules 202126, 2545.

36. Wang, P.; Liang, G.; Webster, C. E.; Zhao, X. Structure-Functional Analysis of Hydrogen Production Catalyzed by Molecular Cobalt Complexes with Pentadentate Ligands in Aqueous Solutions. Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 20203534-3547.

35. Wang, P.; Liang, G.; Smith, N.; Hill, K.; Donnadieu, B.; Webster, C. E.; Zhao, X. Enhanced Hydrogen Evolution in Neutral Water Catalyzed by a Cobalt Complex with a Softer Polypyridyl Ligand. Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 202059, 12694-12697.

34. Jing, Q.; Liu, L.; Zhang, Y.; Xie, L.; Song, L.; Wang, W.; Liu, Y.; Zhao, X.; Wang, H. Structure, photodynamic reaction and DNA photocleavage properties of a nitrosyl iron-sulfur cluster (Me4N)2[Fe2S2(NO)4]: A DFT calculation and experimental study. Spectrochim. Acta, Part A 2020238, 118401.

33. Wang, P.; Liang, G.; Boyd, C. L.; Webster, C. E.; Zhao, X. Catalytic H2 Evolution by a Mononuclear Cobalt Complex with a Macrocyclic Pentadentate Ligand. Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 201915, 2134-2139.

32. Wang, W.; Zhao, F.; Zhao, Y.; Pan, W.; Cao, P.; Wu, L.; Wang, Z.; Zhao, X.; Zhao, Y.; Wang, H. Design, Synthesis, and Preliminary Bioactivity Evaluation of 2,7-Substituted Carbazole Derivatives as Potent Autotaxin Inhibitors and Antitumor Agents. Anti-Cancer Agents Med. Chem. 201919, 256-264.

31. Wang, W.; Zhang, Y.; Wang, L.; Jing, Q.; Wang, X.; Xi, X.; Zhao, X.; Wang, H. Molecular structure of thermostable and zinc-ion-binding γ-class carbonic anhydrases. BioMetals 201932, 317-328.

30. Wang, P.; Liang, G.; Reddy, M. R.; Long, M.; Driskill, K.; Lyons, C.; Donnadieu, B.; Bollinger, J. C.; Webster, C. E.; Zhao, X. Electronic and Steric Tuning of Catalytic H2 Evolution by Cobalt Complexes with Pentadentate Polypyridyl-Amine Ligands. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2018140, 9219-9229.

29. Xie, L.; Liu, L.; Wang, W.; Ma, Z.; Xu, L.; Wang, H.; Xie, L.; Liu, L.; Wang, W.; Wang, H.; Zhao, X. The Structures, Spectroscopic Properties, and Photodynamic Reactions of Three [RuCl(QN)NO](-) Complexes (HQN = 8-Hydroxyquinoline and Its Derivatives) as Potential NO-Donating Drugs. Bioinorg Chem Appl 20182018, 7029376.

28. Zhao, X.; Wang, P.; Long, M. Electro- and Photocatalytic Hydrogen Production by Molecular Cobalt Complexes with Pentadentate Ligands. Comments Inorg. Chem. 201737, 238-270.

27. Xu, L.; Ma, Z.; Wang, W.; Xie, L.; Liu, L.; Liu, J.; Zhao, X.; Wang, H. Photo-induced cytotoxicity, photo-controlled nitric oxide release and DNA/human serum albumin binding of three water-soluble nitrosylruthenium complexes. Polyhedron 2017137, 157-164.

26. Liang, G.; De Yonker, N. J.; Zhao, X.; Webster, C. E. Prediction of the reduction potential in transition-metal containing complexes: How expensive? For what accuracy? J. Comput. Chem201738, 2430-2438.

25. Pan, H.; Wang, W.; Ma, Z.; Xu, L.; Zhang, Z.; Zhao, Y.; Zhao, X.; Wang, H. Structures and spectroscopic properties of three [RuCl(2mqn)2NO] (H2mqn = 2-methyl-8-quinolinol) isomers: An experimental and density functional theoretical study. Polyhedron 2016118, 61-69.

24  Petrik, I. D.; Davydov, R.; Ross, M.; Zhao, X.; Hoffman, B.; Lu, Y. Spectroscopic and Crystallographic Evidence for the Role of a Water-Containing H-Bond Network in Oxidase Activity of an Engineered Myoglobin. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016138, 1134-1137.

23  Lewandowska-Andralojc, A.; Baine, T.; Zhao, X.; Muckerman, J. T.; Fujita, E.; Polyansky, D. E. Mechanistic Studies of Hydrogen Evolution in Aqueous Solution Catalyzed by a Tertpyridine–Amine Cobalt Complex. Inorg. Chem. 201554, 4310-4321.

22  Vennampalli, M.; Liang, G.; Katta, L.; Webster, C. E.; Zhao, X. “Electronic Effects on Mononuclear Cobalt Complex with Pentadentate Ligand for Catalytic H2 Evolution” Inorg. Chem. 201453, 10094–10100.

21. Vennampalli, M.; Liang, G.; Webster, C. E.; Zhao, X. Water Oxidation by Mononuclear Ruthenium Complex with a Pentadentate Isoquinoline–Bipyridyl Ligand. Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2014, 715-721.

20. Shan, B.; Baine, T.; Ma, X. A. N.; Zhao, X.; Schmehl, R. H. Mechanistic Details for Cobalt Catalyzed Photochemical Hydrogen Production in Aqueous Solution: Efficiencies of the Photochemical and Non-Photochemical Steps. Inorg. Chem. 201352, 4853-4859.

19. Singh, W. M.; Pegram, D.; Duan, H.; Kalita, D.; Simone, P.; Emmert, G. L.; Zhao, X. Hydrogen Production Coupled to Hydrocarbon Oxygenation from Photocatalytic Water Splitting. Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 201251, 1653-1656.

18. Singh, W. M.; Baine, T.; Kudo, S.; Tian, S.; Ma, X. A. N.; Zhou, H.; DeYonker, N. J.; Pham, T. C.; Bollinger, J. C.; Baker, D. L.; Yan, B.; Webster, C. E.; Zhao, X. Electrocatalytic and Photocatalytic Hydrogen Production in Aqueous Solution by a Molecular Cobalt Complex. Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 201251, 5941-5944.

17. Miner, K. D.; Mukherjee, A.; Gao, Y.-G.; Null, E. L.; Petrik, I. D.; Zhao, X.; Yeung, N.; Robinson, H.; Lu, Y. A Designed Functional Metalloenzyme that Reduces O2 to H2O with Over One Thousand Turnovers. Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 201251, 5589-5592.

16. Radaram, B.; Ivie, J. A.; Grudzien, R. M.; Reibenspies, J. H.; Webster, C. E.; Zhao, X. Water Oxidation by Mononuclear Ruthenium Complexes with TPA-based Ligands. Inorg. Chem. 201150, 10564-10571.

15. Kalita, D.; Radaram, B.; Brooks, B.; Kannam, P. P.; Zhao, X. Photocatalytic Oxidation of Hydrocarbons in Water by Ruthenium Complexes. ChemCatChem 20113, 571-573.

14. Lu, C.; Zhao, X.; Lu, Y.; Rousseau, D. L.; Yeh, S.-R. Role of Copper Ion in Regulating Ligand Binding in a Myoglobin-Based Cytochrome c Oxidase Model. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2010132, 1598-1605.

13. Yeung, N.; Lin, Y.-W.; Gao, Y.-G.; Zhao, X.; Russell, B. S.; Lei, L.; Miner, K. D.; Robinson, H.; Lu, Y. Rational design of a structural and functional nitric oxide reductase. Nature 2009462, 1079-1082.

12. Pfister, T. D.; Mirarefi, A. Y.; Gengenbach, A. J.; Zhao, X.; Danstrom, C.; Conatser, N.; Gao, Y.-G.; Robinson, H.; Zukoski, C. F.; Wang, A. H. J.; Lu, Y. Kinetic and crystallographic studies of a redesigned manganese-binding site in cytochrome c peroxidase. J. Biol. Inorg. Chem. 200712, 126-137.

11. Zhao, X.; Yeung, N.; Russell, B. S.; Garner, D. K.; Lu, Y. Catalytic Reduction of NO to N2O by a Designed Heme Copper Center in Myoglobin:  Implications for the Role of Metal Ions. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2006128, 6766-6767.

10. Zhao, X.; Yeung, N.; Wang, Z.; Guo, Z.; Lu, Y. Effects of Metal Ions in the CuB Center on the Redox Properties of Heme in Heme-Copper Oxidases: Spectroelectrochemical Studies of an Engineered Heme-Copper Center in Myoglobin. Biochemistry 200544, 1210-1214.

9.   Wang, N.; Zhao, X.; Lu, Y. Role of Heme Types in Heme-Copper Oxidases:  Effects of Replacing a Heme b with a Heme o Mimic in an Engineered Heme-Copper Center in Myoglobin. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2005127, 16541-16547.

8.   Zhao, X.; Nilges, M. J.; Lu, Y. Redox-Dependent Structural Changes in an Engineered Heme-Copper Center in Myoglobin: Insights into Chloride Binding to CuB in Heme Copper Oxidases. Biochemistry 200544, 6559-6564.

7.   Zhao, X.; Chiang, C. Y.; Miller, M. L.; Rampersad, M. V.; Darensbourg, M. Y. Activation of alkenes and H2 by Fe-H2ase model complexes. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2003125, 518-524.

6.   Sigman, J. A.; Kim, H. K.; Zhao, X.; Carey, J. R.; Lu, Y. The role of copper and protons in heme-copper oxidases: Kinetic study of an engineered heme-copper center in myoglobin. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U. S. A. 2003100, 3629-3634.

5.   Darensbourg, M. Y.; Lyon, E. J.; Zhao, X.; Georgakaki, I. P. The organometallic active site of Fe hydrogenase: Models and entatic states. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U. S. A. 2003100, 3683-3688.

4.   Zhao, X.; Hsiao, Y. M.; Lai, C. H.; Reibenspies, J. H.; Darensbourg, M. Y. Oxidative addition of phosphine-tethered thiols to iron carbonyl: Binuclear phosphinothiolate complexes, (µ-SCH2CH2PPh2)2Fe2(CO)4, and hydride derivatives. Inorg. Chem. 200241, 699-708.

3.   Zhao, X.; Georgakaki, I. P.; Miller, M. L.; Mejia-Rodriguez, R.; Chiang, C. Y.; Darensbourg, M. Y. Catalysis of H2/D2 scrambling and other H/D exchange processes by Fe -hydrogenase model complexes. Inorg. Chem. 200241, 3917-3928.

2.   Zhao, X.; Georgakaki, I. P.; Miller, M. L.; Yarbrough, J. C.; Darensbourg, M. Y. H/D exchange reaction in dinuclear iron thiolates as activity assay models of Fe-H(2)ase. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2001123, 9710-9711.

1.   Wang, J.; Zhao, X.; Xu, Z. “Study of interactions of [CpFe(CO)2]2 with surface of alumina and titania supports by Fourier transform diffuse reflection and photoacoustic infrared spectroscopy,”  Guangpuxue Yu Guangpu Fenxi 199717, 45-54.