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Zhang, Y.; Soon, P.C.; Jerschow, A.; Canary, J.W.  “Long-Lived 1H Nuclear Spin Singlet in Dimethyl Maleate Revealed by Addition of Thiols,” Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. Engl., in press. DOI

Isaacman, S.; Buckley, M.; Wang, X.; Wang, E.Y.; Liebes, L.; Canary, J.W.  “Targeted Amplification of Delivery to Cell Surface Receptors by Dendrimer Self-Assembly,” Bioorg. Med. Chem. Lett., in press.  DOI

Soon, P.C.; Xu, X.; Zhang, B.; Gruppi, F.; Canary, J.W.; Jerschow, A.  “Hyperpolarization of Amino Acid Precursors to Neurotransmitters with Parahydrogen Induced Polarization,” ChemComm, 2013, 49, 5304-6.  DOI

Ye, M.; Guillaume, J.; Liu, Y.; Sha, R.; Wang, R.; Seeman, N.C.; Canary, J.W.  “Site-Specific Inter-Strand Crosslinks of DNA Duplexes,” Chem. Sci., 2013, 4, 1319-29.  DOI

Royzen, M.; Canary, J.W.  “Structural Parameters in 8-Hydroxyquinoline Tripodal Ligand Complexes in Zinc(II) affect Fluorescence Quantum Yield,” Polyhedron, 2013, 58, 85-91. DOI.

Wang, X.; Canary, J.W.  “A Co-Enzyme Click Reaction: Live Cell Labeling by HydrazoneFormation with Protein-Pyridoxal-5?-Phosphoramide,” Bioconj. Chem., 2012,23, 2329-34. DOI

Wang, X.; Bergenfeld, I.; Arora, P.A.; Canary, J.W.  “Reversible Redox-Reconfiguration of Secondary Structures in a Designed Peptide,” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. Engl., 2012,51, 12099-01.  DOI   

Gruppi, F.; Liang, J.; Bartelle, B.B.; Royzen, M.; Turnbull, D.H.; Canary, J.W.  “Supramolecular Metal Displacement allows On-Fluorescence Analysis of Manganese(II) in Living Cells,” ChemComm, 2012, 87, 10778-80. DOI

Joyce, L.; Canary, J.W.; Anslyn, E.V.  “Enantio- and Chemoselective Differentiation of Protected α-Amino Acids and β-Homoamino Acids with a Single Copper(II) Host,” Chem. Eur. J. 2012, 18, 8064-9. DOI

Gruppi, F.; Xu, X.; Zhang, B.; Tang, J.A.; Jerschow, A.; Canary, J.W.  “Peptide Hydrogenation and Labeling with para-H2,” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. Engl. 2012, 51, 11787-90. DOI

Mortezaei, S.; Caterineu, N.; Canary, J.W.  “A Redox-Reconfigurable, Ambidextrous Asymmetric Catalyst,” J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2012, 134, 8504-7. DOI

Liu, Y.; Wang, R.; Ding, L.; Sha, R.; Seeman, N.C.; Canary, J.W.  “Templated Synthesis of Nylon Nucleic Acids and Characterization by Nuclease Digestion,” Chem. Sci., 2012, 3, 1930-1937. DOI

Dai, Z.; Mortezaei, S.; Canary, J.W. “Chiroptical Sensors,” in Comprehensive Chirality, Yamamoto, H.; Carreira, E., Eds.  Elsevier, 2012, vol. 8, Separations and Analysis, G. Trantor, Ed. 600-624.    

Joyce, L.; Maynor, M.; Dragna, J.; da Cruz, G.; Lynch, V.; Canary, J.W.; Anslyn, E.V.  “A Simple Method for the Determination of Enantiomeric Excess and Identity of Chiral Carboxylic Acids,” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2011, 133 13746–13752. Corr. 2012, 134, 5004. DOI

Dai, Z.; Canary, J.W. “Dynamic Stereochemistry and Chiroptical Spectroscopy of Metallo-organic Compounds,” in Advances in Chiroptical Methods, vol. 2.  Berova, N.D.; Polavarapu, P; Nakanishi, K.; Woody, R., eds.  John Wiley & Sons, 2012.

Ornelas, C.; Lodescar, R.; Durandin, A.; Canary, J.W.; Pennell, R.; Liebes, L.F.; Geacintov, N.; Weck, M.  “Combining Amino-Cyanine Dyes with Polyamide Dendrons:  A Promising Strategy for Imaging in the Near-Infrared Region,” Eur. J. Chem., 2011, 17, 3619 – 3629. DOI

Tang, J.A.; Gruppi, F.; Fleysher, R.; Sodickson, D.K.; Canary, J.W.; Jerschow, A.  “Extended Para-Hydrogenation Monitored by NMR Spectroscopy,” ChemComm 2011, 47, 958-60. DOI

Liang, J.; Canary, J.W.  “A Stereodynamic Tripodal Ligand with Three Different Coordinating Arms: Synthesis and Zinc(II), Copper(I) Complexation Study,” Chirality 2011, 23, 24-33. DOI

Canary, J.W.; Mortezaei, S.; Liang, J.  “Redox-Reconfigurable Tripodal Coordination Complexes: Stereodynamic Molecular Switches",” ChemComm  2010, 46, 5850-60, DOI (Feature article).

Liang, J.; Canary, J.W.  “Discrimination between Hard Metals with Soft Ligand Donor Atoms: An On-Fluorescence Probe for Manganese(II),” Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. Engl.  2010, 49, 7710-3.DOI

Canary, J.W.; Mortezaei, S.; Liang, J. "Transition-Metal Based Chiroptical Switches for Molecular Electronics and Sensors," Coord. Chem. Rev. 2010, 254, 2249-66. Download PDF

Liang, J.; Zhang, J.; Zhu, L.; Duarandin, A.; Young, V. G.; Geacintov, N.; Canary, J. W. "Structures, Metal Ion Affinities, and Fluorescence Properties of Soluble Derivatives of Tris((6-Phenyl-2-Pyridyl)Methyl)Amine," Inorg. Chem. 2009, 48, 11196-11208. Download PDF

Dai, Z.; Khosla, N.; Canary, J.W. "Visible Color Displacement Sensing System for Manganese(II)," Supramol. Chem., 2009, 21, 296-300.

Canary, J.W. "Redox-Triggered Chiroptical Molecular Switches," Chem. Soc. Rev., 2009, 38, 747-56.Download PDF

Liu, Y.; Kuzuya, A.; Sha, R.; Guillaume, J.; Wang, R.; Canary, J.W.; Seeman, N.C. "Coupling across a DNA Helical Turn Yields a Hybrid DNA/Organic Catenane Doubly Tailed with Functional Termini," J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2008, 130, 10882-3.Download PDF

Liu, Y.; Sha, R.; Wang, R.; Ding, L.; Canary, J.W.; Seeman, N.C. "2',2'-Ligation Demonstrates the Thermal Dependence of DNA-Directed Positional Control," Tetrahedron, 2008, 64, 8417-22.Download PDF

Das, D.; Dai, Z. H.; Holmes, A.; Canary, J. W. "Exploring the Scope of Redox-Triggered Chiroptical Switches: Syntheses, X-ray Structures, and Circular Dichroism of Cobalt and Nickel Complexes of N,N-Bis(arylmethyl)methionine Derivatives," Chirality, 2008, 20, 585-91.Link

Liu, Y.; Wang, R. S.; Ding, L.; Sha, R. J.; Lukeman, P. S.; Canary, J. W.; Seeman, N. C. "Thermodynamic Analysis of Nylon Nucleic Acids," ChemBioChem, 2008, 9, 1641-8.Link

Dai, Z.; Canary, J.W. "Tailoring Tripodal Ligands for Zinc Sensing," New J. Chem., 2007, 31, 1708-18.Link

Angelo, N.G.; Henchey, L.K.; Waxman, A.J.; Wink, D.; Canary, J.W.; Arora, P.S. “Synthesis and Characterization of Aldol Condensation Products from Unknown Aldehydes and Ketones: An Inquiry-Based Experiment in the Undergraduate Laboratory,” J. Chem. Ed., 2007, 84, 1816-8.Link

Holmes, A.E.; Das, D.; Canary, J.W. “Chelation-Enhanced Circular Dichroism of Bisporphyrin Derivatives of Tripodal Ligands,” J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2007, 129, 1506-7.Download PDF

Anderson, E.A.; Isaacman, S.; Peabody, D.S.; Wang, E.Y.; Canary, J.W.; Kirshenbaum, K. "Viral Nanoparticles Donning a Paramagnetic Coat: Conjugation of MRI Contrast Agents to the MS2 Capsid," Nanolett., 2006, 6, 1160-4.Download PDF

Zhang, J.; Canary, J.W. "Redox-Triggered Interconversion between Piperidine Chair Conformations in a Cu(I/II) Complex," Org. Lett., 2006, 8, 3907-10.Download PDF

Zahn, S.; Das, D.; Canary, J.W. "Redox-Induced Conformational Reorganization and Helicity Inversion in Copper Complexes of N,N-Dialkylmethionine Derivatives," Inorg. Chem., 2006, 45, 6056-63.Download PDF

Royzen, M.; Durandin, A.; Young, Jr., V.G.; Geacintov, N.E.; Canary, J.W. "A Sensitive Probe for the Dection of Zn(II) by Time-Resolved Fluorescence," J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2006, 128, 3854-5.Download PDF

Barcena, H.S.; Mirkin, M.; Canary, J.W. "Electro-Chiroptical Molecular Switch: Mechanistic and Kinetic Studies," Inorg. Chem., 2005, 44, 7652-60.Download PDF

Zhang, J.; Siu, K.; Lin, C.H.; Canary, J.W. "Conformational Dynamics of Cu(I) Complexes of Tripodal Ligands: Steric Control of Molecular Motion," New. J. Chem., 2005, 29, 1147-51.

Berova, N.D.; Canary, J.W.; Welch, C.J. "The Sixteenth International Symposium on Chiral Discrimination," Chirality, 2005, 17, iv.

Zhang, J.; Albelda, M.T.; Liu, Y.; Canary, J.W. "Chiral Nanotechnology," Chirality, 2005, 17, 404-420.

Holmes, A.E.; Simpson, S.A.; Canary, J.W. "Stereodynamic Coordination Complexes: Dependence of Exciton-Coupled Circular Dichroism Spectra on Molecular Conformation and Shape," Monatshefte Chem., 2005, 136, 461-475.

Isaacman, S.I.; Kumar, R.; del Barco, E.; Kent, A.D.; Canary, J.W.; Jerschow, A. "Critical Examination of Fe8 as a Contrast Agent for Magnetic Resonance Imaging," Polyhedron, 2005, 24, 2691-4.

Dai, Z.; Xu, X.; Canary, J.W. "Rigidified Tripodal Chiral Ligands in the Asymmetric Recognition of Amino Compounds," Chirality, 2005, 17, S227-33.

Royzen, M.; Dai, Z.; Canary, J.W. "Ratiometric Displacement Approach to Cu(II) Sensing by Fluorescence," J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2005, 127, 1612-3.Download PDF

Chiu, Y.-H.; Gabriel, G.G.; Canary, J.W. "Stability Constants of Ternary Complexes of Acetohydroxamic Acid, Zinc(II), and Ter- or Tetradentate Ligands," Inorg. Chem. 2005, 44, 40-44.Download PDF

Dai, Z.; Proni, G.; Mancheno, D.; Karimi, S.; Berova, N.; Canary, J.W.; "Detection of Metal Ions by Differential Circularly Polarized Fluorescence Excitation," J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2004, 126, 11760-11761.

Zhu, L; dos Santos, O.; Koo, C.W.; Rybstein, M.; Pape, L.; Canary, J.W. "Geometry-Dependent Phosphodiester Hydrolysis Catalyzed by Binuclear Copper Complexes," Inorg. Chem., 2003, 42, 7912-20.

Zhu, L.; Lukeman, P.S.; Canary, J.W.; Seeman, N.C. "Nylon-DNA: Single-Stranded DNA with a Covalently Stitched Nylon Lining," J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2003, 125, 10178-9.

Chiu, Y.-H.; Canary, J.W. "Stability and Acidity Constants for Ternary Ligand-Zinc-Hydroxo Complexes of Tetradentate Tripodal Ligands," Inorg. Chem., 2003, 42, 5107-16.

Maverick, E.R.; Knobler, C.B.; Khan, S.; Canary, J.W.; Dicker, I.B.; Trueblood, K.N. "Torsional Motion in tert-Butylammonium Hemispheraplexes: Rotational Barriers and Energy of Binding," Helv. Chim. Acta, 2003, 86, 1309-19.

Barcena, H.S.; Holmes, A.E.; Zahn, S.; Canary, J.W. "Inversion of Helicity in Propeller-Shaped Molecules Derived from S-Methyl Cysteine and Methioninol," Org. Lett., 2003, 5, 709-11.

Zhang, J.; Holmes, A.E.; Sharma, A.; Brooks, N.R.; Rarig, R.S.; Zubieta, J.; Canary, J.W. "Derivatization, Complexation and Absolute Configurational Assignment of Chiral Primary Amines: Application of Exciton-Coupled Circular Dichroism," Chirality, 2003, 15, 180-189. Download PDF

Xu, X.; Maresca, K.J.; Das, D.; Zahn, S.; Zubieta, J.; Canary, J.W. "Crystal-Driven Distortion of Ligands in Copper Coordination Complexes: Conformational Pseudo-Enantiomers," Chem. Eur. J., 2002, 8, 5679-5683. Download PDF

Zhu, L.; dos Santos, O.; Seeman, N.C.; Canary, J.W. "Reaction of N3-Benzoyl-3',5'-O-(di-tert-butylsilanediyl)uridine with Hindered Electrophiles: Intermolecular N3 to 2'-O Protecting Group Transfer," Nucleotides, Nucleosides, and Nucleic Acids, 2002, 21, 723-735.

Zahn, S.; Canary, J.W. "Cu(I/II) Redox Control of Molecular Conformation and Shape in Chiral Tripodal Ligands: Binary Exciton Coupled Circular Dichroic States," J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2002, 124, 9204-11. Download PDF

Dai, Z.; Xu, X.; Canary, J.W. "Stereochemical Control of Zn(II) / Cu(II) Selectivity," Chem. Commun., 2002, 1414-5. Download PDF

Holmes, A.E.; Zahn, S.; Canary, J.W. "Synthesis and Circular Dichroism Studies of N,N-Bis(2-quiolylmethyl)amino Acid Cu(II) Complexes: Determination of Absolute Configuration and Enantiomeric Excess by the Exciton Coupling Method," Chirality, 2002, 14, 471-7. Download PDF

Holmes, A.E.; Barcena, H.S.; Canary, J.W. "Inversion of Helical Chirality," Adv. Supramol. Chem., 2002, 8, 43-78 (invited manuscript).

Canary, J.W.; Zahn, S. "Electronic Control of Helical Chirality," Trends in Biotechnology, 2001, 19, 251-5 (invited manuscript). Download PDF

Wiskur, S.L.; Lavigne, J.J.; Ait-Haddou, H.; Lynch, V.; Chiu, Y.H.; Canary, J.W.; Anslyn, E.V. "pKa Values and Geometries of 2° and 3° Amines Complexed to Boronic Acids-Implications for Sensor Design," Org. Lett., 2001, 3, 1311-4. Download PDF

Canary, J.W.; Holmes, A.; Liu, J. "Prospects for Circular Dichroism Detection of Nonracemic Extraterrestrial Organic Molecules," Enantiomer, 2001, 6, 181-8 (invited manuscript).

Zahn, S.; Proni, G.; Spada, G.P.; Canary, J.W. "Supramolecular Detection of Metal Ion Binding: Ligand Conformational Control of Cholesteric Induction in Nematic Liquid Crystalline Phases," Chem. Eur. J., 2001, 7, 88-93. Download PDF

Zahn, S.; Canary, J.W. "Electron-Induced Inversion of Helical Chirality in Copper Complexes of N,N-Dialkylmethionines," Science, 2000, 288, 1404-7. Download PDF

Zahn, S.; Canary, J.W. "Redox Control of Stilbylvinylpyridine Chromophore Pairwise Orientations: Towards Solid State Materials for Molecular Electronics," Mat. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc., 2000, 598 (Electrical, Optical, and Magnetic Properties of Organic Solid-State Materials V), BB3.19/1-5.

Canary, J. W.; Zahn, S.; Chiu, Y.-H.; dos Santos, O.; Liu, J.; Zhu, L. "Chiroptical Switches and Sensors Based on Ligand Conformational Changes in Labile Coordination Complexes," Enantiomer, 2000, 5, 397-403.

Kupke, Donald W., Canary James W., Marky Luis A., "Is Acidity Potential Enthalpic or Entropic?" Biophys. J., 1999, 76: A455.

Chiu, Y.-H.; dos Santos, O.; Canary, J.W. "Conformational Control of Propeller-Like Chirality in Zn(II) Complexes: Tightly Balanced Steric Bias," Tetrahedron, 1999, 55, 12069. Download PDF

Zahn, S.; Canary, J.W. "Absolute Configurations of Primary Amines from Exciton-Coupled Circular Dichroism Spectra of Cu(II) Complexes of their N,N-Bisquinaldyl Derivatives," Org. Lett., 1999, 1, 861-4. Download PDF

Xu, X.; Lajmi, A.R.; Canary, J.W. "Acetaldehyde Hydration by Zinc-Hydroxo Complexes: Coordination Number Expansion During Catalysis," Chem. Commun., 1998, 24, 701-2.Download PDF

Canary, J.W.; Allen, C.S.; Castagnetto, J.M.; Chiu, Y.-H.; Toscano, P.J.; Wang, Y. "Solid State and Solution Chracterization of Chiral, Conformationally Mobile Tripodal Ligands," Inorg. Chem., 1998, 37, 6255-62.Download PDF

Xu, X.; Allen, C.S.; Chuang, C.-L.; Canary, J.W. "A Tetrahedral Zinc(II) Complex of Tris(2-pyridylethyl)amine," Acta Cryst. C, 1998, C54, 600-601.Download PDF

Canary, J.W.; Wang, Y.; Roy, Jr., R. "Synthesis of Tris((2-pyridyl)methyl)amine and (+)-Bis((2-pyridyl)methyl)-1-(2-pyridyl)ethylamine," Inorg. Syn., 1998, 32, 70-74.

Castagnetto, J.M.; Canary, J.W. "A Chiroptically Enhanced Fluorescent Chemosensor," J. Chem. Soc., Chem. Commun., 1998, 203-4.Download PDF

Zahn, S.; Canary, J.W. "Redox-Switched Exciton-Coupled Circular Dichroism: A Novel Strategy for Binary Molecular Switching," Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. Eng., 1998, 37, 305-7. Download PDF

Zahn, S.; Canary, J.W. "Redoxschaltbaraer, excitonengekoppelter Circulardichroismus: eine neue Strategi für die Entwicklung molekularer Schalter," Angew. Chem., 1998, 110, 321-3. Download PDF

Canary, J.W.; Allen, C.S.; Castagnetto, J.M.; Chuang, C.-L.; Lajmi, A.R.; dos Santos, O.; Xu, X. "Tripodal Coordination Complexes as Scaffolds for Molecular Recognition and Catalysis," Coleman, A.W., Ed. Molecular Recognition and Inclusion, 1998, 179-184, Amsterdam: Kluwer Academic Publishers.

dos Santos, O.; Lajmi, A.R.; Canary, J.W. "Synthesis of a Dinucleating Ligand with Addressed Ion Binding Sites," Tetrahedron Lett., 1997, 38, 4383-4386. Download PDF

Castagnetto, J.M.; Xu, X.; Berova, N.; Canary, J.W. "Absolute Stereochemical Assignment of Self-Organizing Asymmetric Tripodal Ligand-Metal Complexes," Chirality, 1997, 9, 616-622. (Invited manuscript, special issue in honor of Koji Nakanishi.) Download PDF

Chuang, C.-L.; dos Santos, O.; Xu, X.; Canary, J.W. “Synthesis and Cyclic Voltammetry Studies of Copper Complexes of Bromo- and Alkoxyphenyl-Substituted Derivatives of Tris((2-pyridyl)methyl)amine: Influence of Cation/Alkoxy Interactions on Copper Redox Potential,” Inorg. Chem. 1997, 36, 1967-1972. Download PDF

Canary, J.W.; Gibb, B. “Molecular Recognition by Metal-Organized Host Molecules,” Prog. Inorg. Chem. 1997, 45, 1-81.

Xu, J.; Chuang, C.-L.; Canary, J.W. "Synthesis of Tris((3-isoquinolyl)methyl)amine and Bis((2-pyridyl)methyl)-(3-isoquinolyl)methylamine," Inorg. Chim. Acta 1997, 256, 125-128. Download PDF

Chen, Y.; Bannwart, R.S.; Canary, J.W. "Synthesis and Characterization of Polycarbazim, a Novel Polyaniline Derivative," Polym. Prepr. (Am. Chem. Soc., Div. Polym. Chem.), 1996, 37, 335-336.

Moriarty, R.M.; Enache, L.A.; Kinney, W.; Allen, C.S.; Canary, J.W.; Tuladhar, S.M.; Guo, L. “Stereoselective Synthesis of Squalamine Dessulfate,” Tetrahedron Lett. 1995, 36, 5139-5142. Download PDF

Canary, J.W.; Xu, J.; Castagnetto, J.M.; Rentzeperis, D.; Marky, L.A. “Enthalpic Control of Zinc-Water Acidity in Complexes of Tris(2-aminoethyl)amine and Tris(2-dimethylaminoethyl)amine,” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1995, 117, 11545-11547. Download PDF

Canary, J.W.; Allen, C.S.; Castagnetto, J.M.; Wang, Y. “Conformationally Driven, Propeller-Like Chirality In Labile Coordination Complexes,” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1995, 117, 8484-8485. Download PDF

Allen, C.S.; Chuang, C.-L.; Cornebise, M.; Canary, J.W. “Electrospray Mass Spectrometry and X-Ray Crystallography Inorg. Chim. Acta 1995, 239, 29-37. Download PDF

Chuang, C.-L.; Lim, K.; Canary, J.W. “The Influence of Phenyl Substituents on the Redox Potentials of Sterically Hindered Tripodal Ligand/Copper Complexes,” Supramol. Chem. 1995, 5, 39-43.

Chuang, C.-L.; Frid, M.; Canary, J. W. “Geometric Control of Alkali Metal Ion Selectivity in Acyclic N4-Tripodal Ligands,” Tetrahedron Lett. 1995, 36, 2909-2912.Download PDF

Chuang, C.-L.; Lim, K.; Chen, Q.; Zubieta, J.; Canary, J.W. “Synthesis, Cyclic Voltammetry and X-Ray Crystal Structures of Copper(I) and Copper(II) Complexes of Tris(6-Phenyl-2-pyridylmethyl)amine (TPPA),” Inorg. Chem., 1995, 34, 2562-2568. Download PDF

Aliprantis, A.O.; Canary, J. W. “Observation of Catalytic Intermediates in the Suzuki Reaction by Electrospray Mass Spectrometry,“ J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1994, 116, 6985-6986. Download PDF

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