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Submissions from 2017

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Studying the Universe and Finding Planets – Why It Matters and What It Means, Stefan Kautsch

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Angiotensin Receptor Blocker Drugs and Inhibition of Adrenal Beta-Arrestin-1-Dependent Aldosterone Production: Implications for Heart Failure Therapy, Anastasios Lymperopoulos and Beatrix Aukszi

A Binary Representation of the Genetic Code, Louis R. Nemzer

Shannon Information Entropy in the Canonical Genetic Code, Louis R. Nemzer

Submissions from 2016

Angles, Triangle Inequalities, Correlation Matrices and Metric-Preserving and Subadditive Functions, Diego Castano, Vehbi Emrah Paksoy, and Fuzhen Zhang

Online Single Particle Analysis of Chemical Composition and Mixing State of Crop Straw Burning Particles: From Laboratory Study to Field Measurement, Juntao Huo, Xiaohui Lu, Xinning Wang, Hong Chen, Xingnan Ye, Song Gao, Deborah S. Gross, Jianmin Chen, and Xin Yang

Linking Autism and Epilepsy, Florence Neymotin and Louis R. Nemzer

Submissions from 2015

Managing Short-Lived Climate Forcers in Curbing Climate Change: An Atmospheric Chemistry Synopsis, Song Gao

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African Elephants (Loxodonta Africana) Can Detect TNT Using Olfaction: Implications for Biosensor Application, Ashadee K. Miller, Michael C. Hensman, Sean Hensman, Kip Schulz, Paul Reid, Mike Shore, Jessica S. Brown, Kenneth G. Furton, and Stephen Lee

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Does the Stellar Disc Flattening Depend on the Galaxy Type, A. V. Mosenkov, N. Ya. Sotnikova, V. P. Reshetnikov, D. V. Bizyaev, and Stefan Kautsch

Imprisoned Lightning: Charge Transport in Trehalose-Derived Sugar Glasses, Louis R. Nemzer, Mahantesh S. Navati, and Joel M. Friedman

Photochemistry of Free and Bound Zn-Chlorophyll Analogues to Synthetic Peptides Depend on the Quinone and pH, Reza Razeghifard

Submissions from 2014

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The Catalog of Edge-On Disk Galaxies from SDSS. I. The Catalog and the Structural Parameters of Stellar Disks, D. V. Bizyaev, Stefan Kautsch, A. V. Mosenkov, V. P. Reshetnikov, N. Ya. Sotnikova, and N. V. Yablokova

A Model of Band-Pass Phenotypic Resistance in a Modified Beverton-Holt Framework, Louis R. Nemzer

Enzyme Entrapment in Polyaniline FIlms Observed via Fluorescence Anisotropy and Antiquenching, Louis R. Nemzer, Marisa McCaffrey, and Arthur J. Epstein

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Locus of Control and Obesity, Florence Neymotin and Louis R. Nemzer

A P450 Metabolism Experiment for Undergraduate Biochemistry Laboratories, Reza Razeghifard, Catherine Chiafair, and Dimitri Giarikos

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Glycosylation Modulates Melanoma Cell α2β1 and α3β1 Integrin Interactions with Type IV Collagen, Maciej J. Stawikowski, Beatrix Aukszi, Roma Stawikowska, Mare Cudic, and Gregg B. Fields

Characterization of Aerosol Optical Properties, Chemical Composition and Mixing States in the Winter Season in Shanghai, China, Yong Tang, Yuanlong Huang, Ling Li, Hong Chen, Jianmin Chen, Xin Yang, Song Gao, and Deborah S. Gross

Submissions from 2013

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Applicability of Emanating Volatile Organic Compounds from Various Forensic Specimens for Individual Differentiation, Jessica S. Brown, Paola A. Prada, Allison M. Curran, and Kenneth G. Furton

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Basic Neuron Model Electrical Equivalent Circuit: An Undergraduate Laboratory Exercise, Katie Dabrowski, Diego Castano, and Jaime L. Tartar

Qualitative Analysis of Sequence Specific Binding of Flavones to DNA Using Restriction Endonuclease Activity Assays, Elizabeth Duran, Victoria P. Ramsauer, Maria Ballester, Ruben D. Torrenegra, Oscar E. Rodriguez, and Stephen A. Winkle

Incorporation of Gas Chromatography–Mass Spectrometry into the Undergraduate Organic Chemistry Laboratory Curriculum, Dimitri Giarikos, Sagir Patel, Andrew Lister, and Reza Razeghifard

Ethanol Shock and Lysozyme Aggregation, Louis R. Nemzer, Bret N. Flanders, Jeremy D. Schmit, Amitabha Chakrabarti, and Christopher M. Sorensen

Algal Biofuels, Reza Razeghifard

Submissions from 2012

A Review on the Importance of Metals and Metalloids in Atmospheric Dust and Aerosol from Mining Operations, Janae Csavina, Jason Field, Mark P. Taylor, Song Gao, Andrea Landazuri, Eric A. Betterton, and A. Eduardo Saez

Lysine-Specific Histone Demethylase 1 Inhibitors Control Breast Cancer Proliferation in ERα-Dependent and -Independent Manners, Julie A. Pollock, Michelle D. Larrea, Jeff S. Jasper, Donald P. McDonnell, and Dewey G. McCafferty

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Anti-Neoplastic Activity of Two Flavone Isomers Derived from Gnaphalium elegans and Achyrocline bogotensis, Christan M. Thomas, Robert C. Wood III, Jarrett E. Wyatt, Morgan H. Pendleton, Ruben D. Torrenegra, Oscar E. Rodriguez, Sam Harirforoosh, Maria Ballester, Janet Lightner, Koyamangalath Krishnan, and Victoria P. Ramsauer

Evolution of the Mixing State of Fine Aerosols During Haze Events in Shanghai, Fan Yang, Hong Chen, Jianfei Du, Xin Yang, Song Gao, Jianmin Chen, and Fuhai Geng

Submissions from 2011

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Can a Road-Driven Car Outrace a Free-Falling Car?, Diego Castano

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Conicoid Mirrors, Diego Castano and Lawrence Carl Hawkins

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A Search for Young Stars in the S0 Galaxies of a Super-Group at z=0.37, Dennis W. Just, Dennis Zaritsky, Kim-Vy H. Tran, Anthony H. Gonzalez, Stefan Kautsch, and John Moustakas

Exciton Peak Redshifting and Broadening in Polyaniline Chains During Ion-Induced Hydrophobic Collapse and Aggregation, Louis R. Nemzer and Arthur J. Epstein

Submissions from 2010

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Water-Soluble SOA from Alkene Ozonolysis: Composition and Droplet Activation Kinetics Inferences from Analysis of CCN Activity, A. Asa-Awuku, A. Nenes, Song Gao, R. C. Flagan, and John H. Seinfeld

A Polyaniline-Based Optical Biosensing Platform Using an Entrapped Oxidoreductase Enzyme, Louis R. Nemzer and Arthur J. Epstein

Enzyme Entrapment in Reprecipitated Polyaniline Nano- and Microparticles, Louis R. Nemzer, Austin Schwartz, and Arthur J. Epstein

Submissions from 2009

Edge-On Disk Galaxies in the SDSS DR6: Fractions of Bulgeless and Other Disk Galaxies, Stefan Kautsch

Flat Galaxies in the SDSS DR6, Stefan Kautsch

The Edge-On Perspective of Bulgeless, Simple Disk Galaxies, Stefan Kautsch

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The Edge-On Perspective of Bulgeless, Simple Disk Galaxies, Stefan Kautsch

Disk Galaxies and Their Environment, Stefan Kautsch, J. S. Gallagher, and E. K. Grebel

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RSK1 Drives p27Kip1 Phosphorylation at T198 to Promote RhoA Inhibition and Increase Cell Motility, Michelle D. Larrea, Feng Hong, Seth A. Wander, Thiago G. da Silva, David Helfman, Deborah Lannigan, Jeffrey A. Smith, and Joyce M. Slingerland

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p27 as Jekyll and Hyde: Regulation of Cell Cycle and Cell Motility, Michelle D. Larrea, Seth A. Wander, and Joyce M. Slingerland

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A Spectroscopically Confirmed Excess of 24 μm Sources in a Super Galaxy Group at z=0.37: Enhanced Dusty Star Formation Relative to the Cluster and Field Environment, Kim-Vy H. Tran, Amelie Saintonge, John Moustakas, Lei Bai, Anthony H. Gonzalez, Bradford P. Holden, Dennis Zaritsky, and Stefan Kautsch

Thermocatalytic Destruction of Gas-Phase Perchloroethylene Using Propane as a Hydrogen Source, Marty Willinger, Erik Rupp, Brian Barbaris, Song Gao, Robert Arnold, Eric Betterton, and A. Eduardo Saez

Submissions from 2008

Mixed Redox Catalytic Destruction of Chlorinated Solvents in Soils and Groundwater, Song Gao, Erik Rupp, Suzanne Bell, Marty Willinger, Theresa Foley, Brian Barbaris, A. Eduardo Saez, Robert Arnold, and Eric Betterton

mTOR-Raptor Binds and Activates SGK1 to Regulate p27 Phosphorylation, Feng Hong, Michelle D. Larrea, Cheryl Doughty, David J. Kwiatkowski, Rachel Squillace, and Joyce M. Slingerland

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Forming Early-Type Galaxies in Groups Prior to Cluster Assembly, Stefan Kautsch, Anthony H. Gonzalez, Christian A. Soto, Kim-Vy H. Tran, Dennis Zaritsky, and John Moustakas

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Phosphorylation of p27Kip1 Regulates Assembly and Activation of Cyclin D1-Cdk4, Michelle D. Larrea, Jiyong Liang, Thiago G. da Silva, Feng Hong, Shan H. Shao, Kathy Han, D. Dumont, and Joyce M. Slingerland

New Indicators for AGN Power: The Correlation between [O IV] 25.89 μm and Hard X-Ray Luminosity for Nearby Seyfert Galaxies, M. Melendez, S. B. Kraemer, Bryan K. Armentrout, R. P. Deo, D. M. Crenshaw, H. R. Schmitt, R. F. Mushotzky, J. Tueller, C. B. Markwardt, and L. Winter

Catalytic Dechlorination of Gas-Phase Perchloroethylene Under Mixed Redox Conditions, Ozer Orbay, Song Gao, Brian Barbaris, Erik Rupp, A. Eduardo Saez, Robert Arnold, and Eric Betterton

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The Late Stellar Assembly of Massive Cluster Galaxies via Major Merging, Kim-Vy H. Tran, John Moustakas, Anthony H. Gonzalez, Lei Bai, Dennis Zaritsky, and Stefan Kautsch

Submissions from 2007

A Photoionization Model for the Soft X-Ray Spectrum of NGC 4151, Bryan Armentrout, S. B. Kraemer, and T. J. Turner

Characterization of the Rossler System in Parameter Space, Victor Castro, Marco Monti, William B. Pardo, Jonathan A. Walkenstein, and Epaminondas Rosa Jr.

The Structure of Different Flows in Parameter Space, Victor Castro, Marco Monti, William B. Pardo, Jonathan A. Walkenstein, and Epaminondas Rosa Jr.

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Regulation of Cell Diameter, For3p Localization, and Cell Symmetry by Fission Yeast Rho-GAP Rga4p, Maitreyi Das, David J. Wiley, Saskia Medina, Helen A. Vincent, Michelle D. Larrea, Andrea Oriolo, and Fulvia Verde

Experimental Observation of Synchronous Competition in the Chua System, Zheng Le, Victor Castro, William B. Pardo, Jonathan A. Walkenstein, Marco Monti, and Epaminondas Rosa Jr.

The Energy Sensing LKB1-AMPK Pathway Regulates p27kip1 Phosphorylation Mediating the Decision to Enter Autophagy or Apoptosis, Jiyong Liang, Shan H. Shao, Zhi-Xiang Xu, Bryan Hennessy, Zhiyong Ding, and Michelle D. Larrea

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Initial Mass Function Effects on the Colour Evolution of Disk Galaxies, P. Westera, M. Samland, Stefan Kautsch, R. Buser, and K. Ammon

Submissions from 2006

Characterization of the Rössler System in Parameter Space, Victor Castro, Marco Monti, William B. Pardo, Jonathan A. Walkenstein, and Epaminondas Rosa Jr.

Modulation of Tumor Progression by Glycosylated Triple-helical Ligands, Gregg B. Fields, Mare Cudic, Beatrix Aukszi, and Janelle Lauer-Fields

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Characterization of Polar Organic Components in Fine Aerosols in the Southeastern United States: Identity, Origin, and Evolution, Song Gao, Jason D. Surratt, Eladio M. Knipping, Eric S. Edgerton, Mona Shahgholi, and John H. Seinfeld

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A Catalog of Edge-On Disk Galaxies: From Galaxies with a Bulge to Superthin Galaxies, Stefan Kautsch, E. K. Grebel, F. D. Barazza, and J. S. Gallagher

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Erratum: A Catalog of Edge-On Disk Galaxies: From Galaxies with a Bulge to Superthin Galaxies, Stefan Kautsch, E. K. Grebel, F. D. Barazza, and J. S. Gallagher

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Gas-Phase Products and Secondary Aerosol Yields from the Ozonolysis of Ten Different Terpenes, Anita Lee, Allen H. Goldstein, Melita D. Keywood, Song Gao, Varuntida Varutbangkul, Roya Bahreini, Nga L. Ng, Richard C. Flagan, and John H. Seinfeld

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A Cloudy/XSPEC Interface, R. L. Porter, G. J. Ferland, S. B. Kraemer, Bryan K. Armentrout, K. A. Arnaud, and T. J. Turner

Submissions from 2005

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Measurements of Secondary Organic Aerosol from Oxidation of Cycloalkenes, Terpenes, and m-Xylene Using an Aerodyne Aerosol Mass Spectrometer, Roya Bahreini, Melita D. Keywood, Nga L. Ng, Varuntida Varutbangkul, Song Gao, Richard C. Flagan, John H. Seinfeld, D. R. Worsnop, and J. L. Jimenez

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Measurements of Secondary Organic Aerosol from Oxidation of Cycloalkenes, Terpenes, and m-Xylene Using an Aerodyne Aerosol Mass Spectrometer, Roya Bahreini, Melita D. Keywood, Nga L. Ng, Varuntida Varutbangkul, Song Gao, Richard C. Flagan, John H. Seinfeld, D. R. Worsnop, and J. L. Jimenez

Lanthanide Metallocene Reactivity with Dialkyl Aluminum Chlorides: Modeling Reactions Used to Generate Isoprene Polymerization Catalysts, William J. Evans, Timothy M. Champagne, Dimitri Giarikos, and Joseph W. Ziller

Synthesis and Comparative η1-Alkyl and Sterically Induced Reduction Reactivity of (C5Me5)3Ln Complexes of La, Ce, Pr, Nd, and Sm, William J. Evans, Jeremy M. Perotti, Stosh A. Kozimor, Timothy M. Champagne, Benjamin L. Davis, Gregory W. Nyce, Cy H. Fujimoto, Robert D. Clark, Matthew A. Johnston, and Joseph W. Ziller

Formation of a Bridging Planar Trimethylenemethane Dianion from a Neopentyl Precursor via Sequential β-Alkyl Elimination and C−H Activation, William J. Evans, Jeremy M. Perotti, and Joseph W. Ziller

The Synthetic Utility of [(C5Me5)2Ln][(μ-Ph)2BPh2] in Accessing [(C5Me5)2LnR]x Unsolvated Alkyl Lanthanide Metallocenes, Complexes with High C-H Activation Reactivity, William J. Evans, Jeremy M. Perotti, and Joseph W. Ziller

Trialkylboron/Lanthanide Metallocene Hydride Chemistry: Polydentate Bridging of (HBEt3)- to Lanthanum, William J. Evans, Jeremy M. Perotti, and Joseph W. Ziller

G09: An Edge-on Disk Galaxy Catalog, Stefan Kautsch, E. K. Grebel, F. D. Barazza, and J. S. Gallagher

A14: The Influence of Environment on the Morphological Evolution of Disk-Dominated Galaxies, Stefan Kautsch, E. K. Grebel, and J. S. Gallagher

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Aerosol Properties and Chemical Apportionment of Aerosol Optical Depth at Locations off the U.S. East Coast in July and August 2001, Brian I. Magi, Peter V. Hobbs, Thomas W. Kirchstetter, Tihomir Novakov, Dean A. Hegg, Song Gao, Jens Redemann, and Beat Schmid

Evidence for High Molecular Weight Nitrogen-Containing Organic Salts in Urban Aerosols, Xiaofei Wang, Song Gao, Xin Yang, Hong Chen, Jianmin Chen, Guoshun Zhuang, Jason D. Surratt, Man Nin Chan, and John H. Seinfeld

Submissions from 2004

Chloride Effects in Lanthanide Carboxylate Based Isoprene Polymerization, William J. Evans and Dimitri Giarikos

Utility of Anhydrous Neodymium Nitrate as a Precursor to Extended Organoneodymium Nitrate Networks, William J. Evans, Dimitri Giarikos, Penny S. Workman, and Joseph W. Ziller

Expanding Dinitrogen Reduction Chemistry to Trivalent Lanthanides via the LnZ3/Alkali Metal Reduction System:  Evaluation of the Generality of Forming Ln2(μ-η2:η2-N2) Complexes via LnZ3/K, William J. Evans, David S. Lee, Daniel B. Rego, Jeremy M. Perotti, Stosh A. Kozimor, Ericka K. Moore, and Joseph W. Ziller

Low-Molecular-Weight and Oligomeric Components in Secondary Organic Aerosol from the Ozonolysis of Cycloalkenes and α-Pinene, Song Gao, Melita D. Keywood, Nga L. Ng, Jason D. Surratt, Varuntida Varutbangkul, Roya Bahreini, Richard C. Flagan, and John H. Seinfeld

Particle Phase Acidity and Oligomer Formation in Secondary Organic Aerosol, Song Gao, Nga L. Ng, Melita D. Keywood, Varuntida Varutbangkul, Roya Bahreini, Athanasios Nenes, Jiwen He, Kee Y. Yoo, J. L. Beauchamp, Robert P. Hodyss, Richard C. Flagan, and John H. Seinfeld

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Emissions from Miombo Woodland and Dambo Grassland Savanna Fires, Parikhit Sinha, Peter V. Hobbs, Robert J. Yokelson, Donald R. Blake, Song Gao, and Thomas W. Kirchstetter

Submissions from 2003

Structural Studies of Lanthanide and Yttrium Metallocene Oxides, William J. Evans, Benjamin L. Davis, Gregory W. Nyce, Jeremy M. Perotti, and Joseph W. Ziller

Polymerization of Isoprene by a Single Component Lanthanide Catalyst Precursor, William J. Evans, Dimitri Giarikos, and Nathan T. Allen

Synthesis and Structure of Polymeric Networks of Silver Hexafluoroacetylacetonate Complexes of THF, Toluene, and Vinyltrimethylsilane, William J. Evans, Dimitri Giarikos, Daniel Josell, and Joseph W. Ziller

Synthesis and Reactivity of a Tethered Diene Cyclopentadiene, (C5Me4H)SiMe2(CH2CH=CHCH=CH2), and Its Alkali Metal Salts, William J. Evans, Dimitri Giarikos, and Joseph W. Ziller

Tethered Olefin Studies of Alkene versus Tetraphenylborate Coordination and Lanthanide Olefin Interactions in Metallocenes, William J. Evans, Jeremy M. Perotti, Jason C. Brady, and Joseph W. Ziller

Evaluation of a Silyene Divalent Lanthanide Interaction in the Metallocene Complex, (C5Me5)2Sm[SiNtBuCHCHNtBu], William J. Evans, Jeremy M. Perotti, Joseph W. Ziller, Daniel F. Moser, and Robert West

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Water-Soluble Organic Components in Aerosols Associated with Savanna Fires in Southern Africa: Identification, Evolution, and Distribution, Song Gao, Dean A. Hegg, Peter V. Hobbs, Thomas W. Kirchstetter, Brian I. Magi, and Martin Sadilek

Aerosol Chemistry, and Light-Scattering and Hygroscopicity Budgets during Outflow from East Asia, Song Gao, Dean A. Hegg, and Haflidi Jonsson

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Evolution of Gases and Particles from a Savanna Fire in South Africa, Peter V. Hobbs, Parikhit Sinha, Robert J. Yokelson, Ted J. Christian, Donald R. Blake, Song Gao, Thomas W. Kirchstetter, Tihomir Novakov, and Peter Pilewskie

UV and Optical Spectral Properties in Early-Type Galaxies, Stefan Kautsch and Werner W. Zeilinger

Disorder Characterization of Oxide/Silicon Interfaces from I-V Curves, Louis R. Nemzer and Fredy R. Zypman

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Emissions of Trace Gases and Particles From Savanna Fires in Southern Africa, Parikhit Sinha, Peter V. Hobbs, Robert J. Yokelson, Isaac T. Bertschi, Donald R. Blake, Isobel J. Simpson, Song Gao, Thomas W. Kirchstetter, and Tihomir Novakov

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Distributions of Trace Gases and Aerosols During the Dry Biomass Burning Season in Southern Africa, Parikhit Sinha, Peter V. Hobbs, Robert J. Yokelson, Donald R. Blake, Song Gao, and Thomas W. Kirchstetter

Submissions from 2002

The Bent Metallocene Geometries of Potassium Peralkyl Cyclopentadienyl THF Solvates: Monosolvated [(THF)K(µ-C5Me5)]n, Disolvated [(THF)2K(µ-C5Me5)]n and the Tethered Olefin Complex [(THF)K(μ-C5Me4SiMe2CH2CH=CH2)]n, William J. Evans, Jason C. Brady, Cy H. Fujimoto, Dimitri Giarikos, and Joseph W. Ziller

Direct Synthesis of Heterometallic Europium/Barium Complexes: H2[Eu2Ba6O2(OiPr)16(THF)4] and EuBa2(OC6H4Me-4)7(diglyme)2(DME), William J. Evans, Dimitri Giarikos, Michael A. Greci, and Joseph W. Ziller

Stereoselective Synthesis of Some Novel Heterocyclic Estrone Derivatives by Intramolecular 1,3-Dipolar Cycloaddition, Eva Frank, Janos Wolfling, Beatrix Aukszi, Veronica Konig, Thomas R. Schneider, and Gyula Schneider

Measurements of Selected Dicarboxylic Acids in Marine Cloud Water, Dean A. Hegg, Song Gao, and Haflidi Jonsson