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67. Abdolvahabi, A.; Shi, Y.; Rasouli, S.; Aliyan, A.; Croom, C. M.; Martí, A. A.; Shaw, B. F. Risk of Motor Neuron Degeneration Explained by Stochastic Self-Assembly of Superoxide Dismutase-1 ACS Chem. Neurosci. 2017, DOI: 10.1021/acschemneuro.7b00029. (Link)

66. Gupta, B. K.; Kedawat, G.; Kumar, P.; Singh, S.; Singh, N.; Miranda, A.; Narayanan, T. N.; Martí, A. A.; Vajtai, R.; Ajayan, P. M. A Novel Phosphor/rGO Composite as an Emitting Layer for High-Performance Electroluminescence Devices, Nanoscale 2017, 9, 5002-5008. (Link)

65. Xie, Z.; Jiang, C.; Xu, W.; Cui, X.; de los Reyes, C. A.; Martí, A. A.; Wang, Y. Facile Self-Assembly Route to Co3O4 Nanoparticles Confined into Sheet-Like SWCNT Matrix for Highly Reversible Lithium Storage, Electrochim. Acta 2017, 235, 613-622. (Link)

64. Jiang, C.; Peng, Z.; de los Reyes, C.; Young, C. C.; Tsentalovich, D.; Ajayan, P. M.; Tour, J. M.; Pasquali, M.; Martí, A. A. Increased Solubility and Fiber Spinning of Graphenide Dispersions Aided by Crown-Ethers, Chem. Commun. 2017, 53, 1498-1501. (Link)

63. Gupta, B. K.; Singh, S.; Kumar, P.; Lee, Y.; Kedawat, G.; Narayanan, T. N.; Vithayathil, S. A.; Ge, L.; Zhan, X.; Gupta, S.; Martí, A. A.; Vajtai, R.; Ajayan, P. M.; Kaipparettu, B. A. Bifunctional Luminomagnetic Rare-Earth Nanorods for High-Contrast Bioimaging Nanoprobes, Sci. Rep. 2016, 6, 32401. (Link)

62. Aliyan, A.; Kirby, B.; Pennington, C.; Martí, A. A. Unprecedented Dual Light-Switching Response of a Metal Dipyridophenazine Complex Towards Amyloid-β Aggregation, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016, 138, 8686-8689. (Link)

61. Huang, K.; Saha, A.; Dirian, K.; Chu, P.-L. E.; Tour, J. M.; Jiang, C.; Guldi, D. M.; Martí, A. A. Carbon Nanotubes Dispersed in Aqueous Solution by Ruthenium(II) Polypyridyl Complexes, Nanoscale, 2016, 8, 13488-13497. (Link)

60. García-Lopez, V.; Jeffet, J.; Kuwahara, S.; Martí, A. A.; Ebenstein, Y.; Tour, J. M. Synthesis and Photostability of Unimolecular Submersible Nanomachines: Toward Single-Molecule Tracking in Solution, Org. Lett. 2016, 18, 2343-2346. (Link)

59. Kovalchuk, A.; Huang, K.; Xiang, C.; Martí, A. A.; Tour, J. M. Luminescent Polymer Composite Films Containing Coal-Derived Graphene Quantum Dots, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2015, 7, 26063-26068. (Link)

58. García-Lopez, V.; Chiang, P -T.; Chen, F.; Ruan, G.; Martí, A. A.; Kolomeiski, A. B.; Wang, G.; Tour, J. M. Unimolecular Submersible Nanomachines. Synthesis, Actuation and Monitoring, Nano Lett. 2015, 15, 8229-8239. (Link)

57. García-Lopez, V.; Chu, P. -L. E.; Chiang, P -T.; Sun, J.; Martí, A. A.; Tour, J. M. Synthesis of a Light-Driven Motorized Nanocar, Asian J Org Chem. 2015, 4, 1308-1314. (Link)

56. Ohata, J.; Vohidov, F.; Aliyan, A.; Huang, K.; Martí, A. A.; Ball, Z. T. Luminogenic Iridium Azide Complexes, Chem. Commun. 2015, 51, 15192-15195. (Link)

55. Jiang, C.; Saha, A.; Martí, A. A. Carbon Nanotubides: An Alternative for Dispersion, Functionalization and Composites Fabrication, Nanoscale 2015, 7, 15037-15045. (Link)

54. Ahmed, Z.; Timsah, Z.; Suen, K. M.; Leonard, P. G.; Cook, N. P.; Lee, G. R.; Lin, C.-C.; Gagea, M.; Martí, A. A.; Ladbury, J. E. Grb2 Monomer-Dimer Equilibrium Determines Normal versus Oncogenic Function, Nat. Commun. 2015, 6, 7354. (Link)

53. Godoy, J.; García-López, V.; Wang, L. -Y.; Rondeau-Gagné, S.; Link, S.; Martí, A. A.; Tour, J. M. Synthesis of a Fluorescent BODIPY-Tagged ROMP Catalyst and Initial Polymerization-Propelled Diffusion Studies, Tetrahedron 2015, 71, 5965-5972. (Link)

52. Martí, A. A. Metal Complexes and Time-Resolved Photoluminescence Spectroscopy for Sensing Applications, Invited Featured Article, J. Photochem. Photobiol. A 2015, 307, 35-47. (Link) [journal cover]

51. Ye, R.; Peng, Z.; Metzger, A.; Lin, J.; Mann, J. A.; Huang, K.; Xiang, C.; Fan, X.; Samuel, E. L. G.; Alemany, L. B.; Martí, A. A.; Tour, J. M. Bandgap Engineering of Coal-Derived Graphene Quantum Dots, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2015, 7, 7041-7048. (Link)

50. Abdolvahabi, A.; Shi, Y.; Rhodes, N. R.; Cook, N. P.; Martí, A. A.; Shaw, B. F. Arresting Amyloid with Coulomb’s Law: Acetylation of ALS-Linked SOD1 by Aspirin Impedes Aggregation, Biophys. J. 2015, 108, 1199-1212. (Link)

49. Huang, K.; Jiang, C.; Martí, A. A. Ascertaining Free Histidine from Mixtures with Histidine-Containing Biomolecules using Time-Resolved Photoluminescence Spectroscopy J. Phys. Chem. A 2014, 118, 10353-10358. (Link)

48. Jiang, C.; Saha, A.; Young, C. C.; Hashim, D. P.; Ramirez, C.; Ajayan, P. M.; Pasquali, M.; Martí, A. A. Macroscopic Nanotube Fibers Spun from Single-Walled Carbon Nanotube Polyelectrolytes ACS Nano 2014, 8, 9107-9112. (Link)

47. Saha, A.; Jiang, C.; Martí, A. A. Carbon Nanotube Networks on Different Platforms Carbon 2014, 79, 1-18. (Link)

46. Mondal, P.; Ghosal, K.; Bhattacharyya, S. K.; Das, M.; Bera, A.; Ganguly, D.; Kumar, P.; Dwivedi, J.; Gupta, R. K.; Martí, A. A.; Gupta, B. K.; Maiti, S. Formation of a Gold–Carbon Dot Nanocomposite with Superior Catalytic Ability for the Reduction of Aromatic Nitro Groups in Water, RSC Adv. 2014, 4, 25863-25866. (Link)

45. Hwang, C. -C.; Ruan, G.; Wang, L.; Zheng, H.; Samuel E. L. G.; Xiang, C.; Wei, L.; Kasper, W.; Huang, K.; Peng, Z.; Schaefer, Z.; Kan, A. T.; Martí, A. A.; Wong, M. S.; Tomson, M. B.; Tour, J. M. Carbon-based Nanoreporters Designed for Subsurface Hydrogen Sulfide Detection, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2014, 6, 7652-7658. (Link)

44. Ye, R.; Xiang, C.; Lin, J.; Peng, Z.; Huang, K.; Yan, Z.; Cook, N. P.; Samuel, E. L. G.; Hwang, C. -C.; Ruan, G.; Ceriotti, G.; Raji, A. -R. O.; Martí, A. A.; Tour, J. M.  Coal as an Abundant Source of Graphene Quantum Dots, Nat. Commun. 2013, 4, 2943. (Link)

43. Shi, Y.; Rhodes, N. R.; Abdolvahabi, A.; Kohn, T.; Cook, N. P.; Abdovahabi, A.; Mowery, R. A.; Martí, A. A.; Shaw, B. F. Deamidation of Asparagine to Aspartate Destabilizes Cu, Zn Superoxide Dismutase, Accelerates Fibrillization and Mirrors ALS-Linked Mutations J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2013, 135, 15897-15908. (Link)

42. Saha, S.; Panos, Z.; Hanna, T.; Huang, K.; Hernández-Rivera, M.; Martí, A. A. 3-Dimensional Solvent Vapor Map Generated by Supramolecular Metal Complex Entrapment Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2013, 52, 12615-12618. (Link)

41. Cook, N. P.; Ozbil, M.; Katsampes, C.; Prabhakar, R.; Martí, A. A. Unraveling the Photoluminescence Response of Light-Switching Ruthenium(II) Complexes Bound to Amyloid-β J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2013, 135, 10810-10816. (Link)

40. Jiang, C.; Saha, A.; Changsheng, X.; Young, C.; Tour, J. M.; Pasquali, M.; Martí, A. A. Increased Solubility, Liquid-Crystalline Phase, and Selective Functionalization of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotube Polyelectrolyte Dispersions ACS Nano 2013, 7, 4503-4510. (Link)

39. Cook, N. P.; Archer, C. M.; Fewver, J. N.; Schall, H. E.; Rodriguez-Rivera, J.; Dineley, K. T.; Martí, A. A.; Murray, V. J. I. Ruthenium Red Colorimetric and Birefringent Staining of Amyloid β Aggregates ACS Chem. Neurosci. 2013, 4, 379-384. (Link)

38. Diaz, A.; Mosby, B.; Bakhmutov, V.; Martí, A. A.; Batteas, J.; Clearfield, A. Self   Assembled Monolayers Based Upon a Zirconium Phosphate Platform Chem. Mater. 2013, 25, 723-728. (Link)

37. Cook, N. P.; Kilpatrick, K.; Segatori, L.; Martí, A. A. Detection of α-Synuclein Amyloidogenic Aggregates In Vitro and in Cells using Light-Switching Dipyridophenazine Ruthenium(II) Complexes J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2012, 134, 20776-20782. (Link)

36. Huang, K.; Bulik, I.; Martí, A. A. Time-Resolved Photoluminescence Spectroscopy for the Detection of Cysteine and Other Thiol Containing Amino Acids in Complex Strongly Autofluorescent Media Chem. Commun. 2012, 48, 11760-11762. (Link)

35. Cook, N. P.; Martí, A. A. Facile Methodology for Monitoring Amyloid-β Fibrillization ACS Chem. Neurosci. 2012, 3, 896-899. (Link)

34. Huang, K.; Martí, A. A. Optimizing the Sensitivity of Photoluminescent Probes using Time-Resolved Spectroscopy: A Molecular Beacon Case Study Anal. Chem. 2012, 84, 8075-8082. (Link) [journal cover]

33. Gupta, B. K.; Narayanan, T. N.; Vithayathil, S. A.; Lee, Y.; Koshy, S.; Reddy, A. L. M.; Saha, A.; Shanker, V.; Singh, V. N.; Kaipparettu, B. A.; Martí, A. A.; Ajayan, P. M. Highly Luminescent-Paramagnetic Nanophosphor Probes for In Vitro High-Contrast Imaging of Human Breast Cancer Cells Small, 2012, 8, 3028-3034. (Link)

32. Saha, A.; Ghosh, S.; Weisman, R. B.; Martí, A. A. Films of Bare Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes from Superacids with Tailored Electronic and Photoluminescence Properties. ACS Nano 2012, 6, 5727-5734. (Link)

31. Reddy, A. L. M.; Gupta, B. K.; Narayanan, T. N.; Martí, A. A.; Ajayan, P. M.; Walker, G. C. Probing on Time-Resolved and Photoluminescence Spectroscopy of Ni Encapsulated Ferromagnetic Boron Nitride Nanotubes J. Phys. Chem. C 2012, 116, 12803-12809. (Link)

30. Peng, J.; Gao, W.; Gupta, B. K.; Liu, Z.; Romero-Aburto, R.; Ge, L.; Song, L.; Alemany, L. B.; Zahn, X.; Gao, G.; Vithayathil, S. A.; Kaipparettu, B. A.; Martí, A. A.; Hayashi, T.; Zhu, J. -J.; Ajayan, P. M. Graphene Quantum Dots Derived from Carbon Fibers Nano Lett. 2012, 12, 844-849. (Link)

29. Huang, K.; Martí, A. A. Recent Trends in Molecular Beacons Design and Applications. Anal. Bioanal. Chem. 2012, 402, 3091-3102. (Link)

28. Gupta, B. K.; Thanikaivelan, P.; Narayanan, T. N.; Song, L.; Gao, W.; Hayashi, T.; Reddy, A. L. M.; Saha, A.; Shanker, V.; Endo, M.; Martí, A. A.; Ajayan, P. M. Optical Bi-functionality of Europium Complexed Luminescent Graphene Nanosheets. Nano Lett. 2011, 11, 5227-5233. (Link)

27. Cook, N. P.; Torres, V.; Jain, D.; Martí, A. A. Sensing Amyloid-ß Aggregation using Luminescent Dipyridophenazine Ruthenium(II) Complexes. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2011, 133, 11121-11123. (Link)

26. Saha, A.; Ghosh, S.; Behabtu, N.; Pasquali, M.; Martí, A. A. Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes Shell Decorating Porous Silicate Materials: A General Platform for Studying the Interaction of Carbon Nanotubes with Photoactive Molecules. Chem. Sci. 2011, 2, 1682-1687. (Link)

25. Gupta, B. K.; Rathee, V.; Narayanan, T. N.; Thanikaivelan, P.; Saha, A.; Govind, S.; Singh, P.; Shanker, V.; Martí, A. A.; Ajayan, P. M. Probing a Bifunctional Luminomagnetic Nanophosphor for Biological Applications: a Photoluminescence and Time-Resolved Spectroscopic Study. Small, 2011, 7, 1767-1773. (Link)

24. Jain, D.; Saha, A.; Martí, A. A. Non-Covalent Ruthenium Polypyridyl Complexes-Carbon Nanotubes Composites: An Alternative for Functional Dissolution of Carbon Nanotubes in Solution. Chem. Commun. 2011, 47, 2246-2248. (Link) [journal cover]

23. Martí, A. A.; Colón, J. L. Photophysical Characterization of the Interactions among Tris(2,2’-bipyridyl)ruthenium(II) Complexes Ion-Exchanged within Zirconium Phosphate. Inorg. Chem. 2010, 49, 7298-7303. (Link)

22. Chen, J. Y. -C.; Martí, A. A.; Turro, N. J.; Komatsu, K.; Murata, Y.; Lawler, R. G. Comparative NMR Properties of H2 & HD in Toluene-d8 and H2/HD@C60. J. Phys. Chem. B, 2010, 114, 14689-14695. (Link)

21. Turro, N. J.; Chen, J. Y. -C.; Sartori, E.; Ruzzi, M.; Martí, A. A.; Lawler, R.; Jockusch, S.; Lopez-Gejo, J.; Komatsu, K.; Murata, Y. The Spin Chemistry and Magnetic Resonance of H2@C60. From the Pauli Principle to Trapping a Long Lived Nuclear Excited State Inside a Buckyball. Acc. Chem. Res. 2010, 43, 335-345. (Link)

20. Martí A. A.; Turro, N. J. Fluorescent Responsive Probes for Oligonucleotide Detection. In Chemical Evolution II: From Origins of Life to Modern Society; American Chemical Society, 2009, vol. 1025, Chapter 14, 269-282. (Link)

19. O’Connor, N. A.; Stevens, N.; Samaroo, D.; Solomon, M. R.; Martí, A. A.; Dyer, J.; Vishwasrao, H.; Akins, D. L.; Kandel, E. R.; Turro, N. J. A covalently linked phenanthridine-ruthenium(II) complex as a RNA probe. Chem. Commun. 2009, 2640-2642. (Link)

18. Lancaster, J. R.; Martí A. A.; López-Gejo, J.; Jockusch, S.; O’Connor, N.; Turro, N. J. Non-radiative Deactivation of Singlet Oxygen (1O2) by Cubane and its Derivatives. Org. Lett., 2008, 10, 5509-5512. (Link)

17. Turro, N. J.; Martí, A. A.; Chen, J. Y. -C.; Jockusch, S.; Lawler, R. G.; Ruzzi, M.; Sartori, E.; Chuang, S. -C.; Komatsu, K.; Murata, Y. Demonstration of a Chemical Transformation inside a Fullerene. The Reversible Conversion of the Allotropes of H2@C60 J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2008, 130, 10506-10507. (Link)

16. Wakata, A.; Cahill, S. M.; Blumenstein, M.; Gunby, R. H.; Jockusch, S.; Martí, A. A.; Cimbro, B. Gambacorti-Passerini, C.; Donella-Deana, A.; Pinna, L. A.; Turro, N. J.; Lawrence, D. S. A  Mechanistic Design Principle for Protein Tyrosine Kinase Sensors: Application to a Validated Cancer Target, Org. Lett. 2008, 10, 301-304. (Link)

15. Conlon, P.; Yang, C. J.; Wu, Y.; Chen, Y.; Martinez, K.; Tan, W.; Stevens, N.; Martí, A. A.; Jockusch, S.; Turro, N. J. Excimer Signaling Molecular Beacons for Probing Nucleic Acids J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2008, 130, 336-342. (Link)

14. López-Gejo, J.; Martí, A. A.; Ruzzi, M.; Jockusch, S.; Komatsu, K.; Murata, Y.; Turro, N. J. Can H2 inside C60 communicate with the outside world? J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2007, 129, 14554-14555. (Link)

13. Martí, A. A.; Puckett, C.; Dyer, J.; Stevens, N.; Jockusch, S.; Ju, J.; Barton, J. K.; Turro, N. J. Inorganic-Organic Hybrid Luminescent Binary Probe for DNA Detection Based on Spin-Forbidden Resonance Energy Transfer J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2007, 129, 8680 – 8681. (Link)

12. Stevens, N.; Dyer, J.; Martí, A. A.; Solomon, M.; Jockusch, S.; Turro, N. J. FRETView: a computer program to simplify the process of obtaining fluorescence resonance energy transfer parameters, Photochem. Photobiol. Sci. 2007, 6, 909-911. (Link)

11. Martí, A. A.; Jockusch, S.; Stevens, N.; Ju, J.; Turro, N. J. Fluorescent hybridization probes for sensitive and selective DNA and RNA detection. Acc. Chem. Res. 2007, 40, 402 – 409. (Link)

10. Martí, A. A.; Rivera, N.; Soto, K.; Maldonado, L.; Colón, J. L. Intercalation of Re(phen)(CO)3Cl in a zirconium phosphate framework: a water insoluble inorganic complex immobilized in a highly polar lamellar matrix, J. Chem. Soc. Dalton Trans., 2007, 1713 – 1718. (Link)

9.  Martí, A. A.; Li, X.; Jockusch, S.; Stevens, N.; Li, Z.; Raveendra, B.; Kalachikov, S.; Morozova, I.; Russo, J. J.; Akins, D. L.; Ju, J.; Turro, N. J. Design and characterization of two-dye and three dye binary fluorescent probes for mRNA detection. Tetrahedron 2007, 63, 3591 – 3600. (Link)

8.  Martí, A. A.; Paralitici, G.; Maldonado, L.; Colón, J. L. Photophysical characterization of methyl viologen ion-exchanged into a zirconium phosphate framework, Inorg. Chim. Acta 2007, 360, 1535 – 1542. (Link)

7.  Tremblay, M. S.; Zhu, Q.; Martí, A. A.; Dyer, J.; Halim, M.; Jockusch, S.; Turro, N. J.; Sames, D. Phosphorilation state-responsive lanthanide peptide conjugates: a luminescence switch based on reversible complex reorganization. Org. Lett. 2006, 8, 2723-2726. (Link)

6.  Li, X.; Li, Z.; Martí, A. A.; Jockusch, S.; Stevens, N.; Akins, D. L.; Turro, N. J.; Ju, J. Combinatorial fluorescence energy transfer molecular beacon for probing nucleic acid sequences. Photochem. Photobiol. Sci. 2006, 5, 896 – 902. (Link)

5.  Martí, A. A.; Li, X.; Jockusch, S.; Li, Z.; Raveendra, B.; Kalachikov, S.; Russo, J. J.; Morozova, I.; Puthanveettil, S. V.; Ju, J.; Turro, N. J. Pyrene binary probes for unambiguous detection of mRNA using time-resolved fluorescence spectroscopy. Nucleic Acids Res. 2006, 34, 3161 – 3168. (Link)

4.  Jockusch, S.; Martí, A. A.; Turro, N. J.; Li, Z.; Li, X.; Ju, J.; Stevens, N.; Akins, D. L. Spectroscopic investigation of a FRET molecular beacon containing two fluorophores for probing DNA/RNA sequences. Photochem. Photobiol. Sci. 2006, 5, 493 – 498. (Link)

3.  Martí, A. A., Jockusch, S., Li, Z., Ju, J., Turro, N. J. Molecular Beacons with intrinsically fluorescent nucleotides, Nucleic Acids Res. 2006, 34, e50. (Link)

2.   Martí, A. A.; Mezei, G., Maldonado, L.; Paralitici, G.; Raptis, R. G.; Colón, J. L. Structural and Photophysical Characterization of fac-tricarbonylchloro-1,10-phenanthroline-5,6-epoxiderhenium(I), Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2005, 2005, 118 – 124. (Link)

1.   Martí, A. A.; Colón, J. L. Direct ion exchange of tris(2,2′-bipyridine)ruthenium(II) into an alpha-zirconium phosphate framework, Inorg. Chem. 2003, 42, 2830 – 2832. (Link)