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Publications of Dr. Alison McCurdy


  • “X-ray, kinetics and DFT studies of photochromic benzothiazolinic spiropyrans” Kumar, S.; Velasco, K.; McCurdy, A. J. Mol. Struct. 2010, 968, 13-18.
  • "Synthesis, photochromic properties, and light-controlled metal complexation of a naphthopyran derivative" Kumar, S.; Hernandez, D.; Hoa, B.; Lee, Y. Yang, J. S.; McCurdy, A.  Org. Lett.  2008, 10, 3761- 3764. 
  • “Synthesis and metal complexation properties of bisbenzospiropyran chelators in water” Kumar, S.; Chau, C.; Chau, G.; McCurdy, A. Tetrahedron 2008, 64, 7097-7105.
  • "Intramolecular Arene Epoxidation by Phosphadioxiranes" Zhang, D.; Gao, R. Afzal, S.; Vargas, M; Sharma S.; McCurdy, A.; Yousufuddin, M.; Stewart, T. Bau, R. Selke, M. Org. Lett. 2006, 8, 5125-5128
  • "Substituent Effects on Thermal Decolorization Rates of Bisbenzospiropyrans" Lu, N. T.; Nguyen, V. N.; Kumar, S.; McCurdy, A. J. Org. Chem. 2005, 70, 9067- 9070.
  • "Synthesis and Characterization of a Novel Calcium-Selective Chelator." McCurdy, A.; Kawaoka, A. M.; Thai, H.; Yoon, S. Tet. Lett. 2001, 42, 7763-7766.
  • "Experimental and computational studies of cation-pi interactions in natural and synthetic receptors. Benzene as a pseudoanion." Dougherty, D. A.; Kearney, P. C.; Mizoue, L. S.; Kumpf, R. A.; Forman, J. E.; McCurdy, A. In Computational Approaches in Supramolecular Chemistry, Wipf, G., Ed. NATO ASI Series, Series C: Mathematical and Physical Sciences 1994; Vol. 426, pp 301-9
  • "Molecular Recognition in Aqueous Media. New Binding Studies Provide Further Insights into the Cation-pi Interaction and Related Phenomena." Kearney, P. C.; Mizoue, L.S.; Kumpf, R.A.; Forman, J. E.; McCurdy, A.; Dougherty, D. A. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1993, 115, 9907-9919.
  • "Biomimetic Catalysis of SN2 Reactions through Cation-pi Interactions. The Role of Polarizability in Catalysis." McCurdy, A.; Jimenez, L.S.; Stauffer, D. A.; Dougherty, D. A. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1992, 114, 10314-10321.