Department of Chemistry

College of Letters & Science
Padilla MS, Bertz C, Berdusco N, Mecozzi S. Expanding the structural diversity of hydrophobic ionic liquids: physicochemical properties and toxicity of Gemini ionic liquids. Green Chemistry. 2021;.
Wang JX, Drelich AJ, Hopkins CM, Mecozzi S, Li LJ, Kwon G, et al.. Gold nanoparticles in virus detection: Recent advances and potential considerations for SARS-CoV-2 testing development. Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews-Nanomedicine and Nanobiotechnology. 2021;:e1754.
Esson MM, Mecozzi S. Preparation, Characterization, and Formulation Optimization of Ionic-Liquid-in-Water Nanoemulsions toward Systemic Delivery of Amphotericin B. Mol Pharm. 2020;17:2221-2226.
Barres AR, Molugu SK, Stewart PL, Mecozzi S. Droplet Core Intermolecular Interactions and Block Copolymer Composition Heavily Influence Oil-In-Water Nanoemulsion Stability. Langmuir. 2019;35:12765-12772.
Barres AR, Wimmer MR, Mecozzi S. Multicompartment Theranostic Nanoemulsions Stabilized by a Triphilic Semifluorinated Block Copolymer. Mol Pharm. 2017;14:3916-3926.
Parks CL, Tucker W, Amlong CA, Mecozzi S, Pearce RA. Lipid-free Fluoropolymer-based Propofol Emulsions and Lipid Reversal of Propofol Anesthesia in Rats. Anesthesiology. 2016;124:1328-1337.
Fleetwood MC, McCoy AM, Mecozzi S. Synthesis and characterization of environmentally benign, semifluorinated polymers and their applications in drug delivery. Journal of Fluorine Chemistry. 2016;190:75-80.
Razgulin AV, Mecozzi S. Synthesis, emulsification and self-assembly properties of sugar-containing semifluorinated amphiphiles. Carbohydrate Research. 2015;406:10-18.
Decato S, Bemis T, Madsen E, Mecozzi S. Synthesis and characterization of perfluoro-tert-butyl semifluorinated amphiphilic polymers and their potential application in hydrophobic drug delivery. Polymer Chemistry. 2014;5:6461-6471.
Tucker WB, McCoy AM, Fix SM, Stagg MF, Murphy MM, Mecozzi S. Synthesis, Physicochemical Characterization, and Self-Assembly of Linear, Dibranched, and Miktoarm Semifluorinated Triphilic Polymers. Journal of Polymer Science Part a-Polymer Chemistry. 2014;52:3324-3336.
Tucker WB, Mecozzi S. Base-induced instability of fluorotelomer alcohols. Journal of Fluorine Chemistry. 2013;156:26-29.
Parks CL, Simmons KT, Brunner KG, Mecozzi S, Pearce RA, Lopukhin S. DELIVERY OF INTRAVENOUS SEVOFLURANE BY FLUOROUS EMULSION FOR ANESTHESIA IN RHESUS MACAQUES. Anesthesia and Analgesia. 2013;116:30-30.
Simmons K, Nejati E, Johnson R, Pearce R, Albrecht R, Mecozzi S. Investigation of Hypersensitivity to PEGylated Particles For Use in Drug Delivery. FASEB Journal. 2012;26.
Jee JP, Parlato MC, Perkins MG, Mecozzi S, Pearce RA. Exceptionally Stable Fluorous Emulsions for the Intravenous Delivery of Volatile General Anesthetics. Anesthesiology. 2012;116:580-585.
Jee JP, McCoy A, Mecozzi S. Encapsulation and Release of Amphotericin B from an ABC Triblock Fluorous Copolymer. Pharmaceutical Research. 2012;29:69-82.
Biller MJ, Mecozzi S. A high level computational study of the CH4/CF4 dimer: how does it compare with the CH4/CH4 and CF4/CF4 dimers?. Molecular Physics. 2012;110:377-387.
Parlato MC, Jee JP, Teshite M, Mecozzi S. Synthesis, Characterization, and Applications of Hemifluorinated Dibranched Amphiphiles. Journal of Organic Chemistry. 2011;76:6584-6591.
Johnson RA, Simmons KT, Fast JP, Schroeder CA, Pearce RA, Albrecht RM, et al.. Histamine Release Associated with Intravenous Delivery of a Fluorocarbon-Based Sevoflurane Emulsion in Canines. Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences. 2011;100:2685-2692.
Fast JP, Perkins MG, Pearce RA, Mecozzi S. Fluoropolymer-based emulsions for the intravenous delivery of sevoflurane. Anesthesiology. 2008;109:651-656.
Slaughter JN, Schmidt KM, Byram JL, Mecozzi S. Synthesis and self-assembly properties of a novel poly(ethylene glycol) -fluorocarbon-phospholipid triblock copolymer. Tetrahedron Letters. 2007;48:3879-3882.
Martin OM, Mecozzi S. Synthesis and pH-dependent self-assembly of semifluorinated calix 4 arenes. Tetrahedron. 2007;63:5539-5547.
Anderson PC, Mecozzi S. Minimum sequence requirements for the binding for paromomycin to the rDNA decoding site A. Biopolymers. 2007;86:95-111.
Anderson PC, Mecozzi S. Minimum sequence requirements for selective RNA-ligand binding: A molecular mechanics algorithm using molecular dynamics and free-energy techniques. Journal of Computational Chemistry. 2006;27:1631-1640.
Woll MG, Hadley EB, Mecozzi S, Gellman SH. Stabilizing and destabilizing effects of phenylalanine -> F-5-phenylalanine mutations on the folding of a small protein. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 2006;128:15932-15933.
Razgulin AV, Mecozzi S. Binding properties of aromatic carbon-bound fluorine. Journal of Medicinal Chemistry. 2006;49:7902-7906.
Anderson PC, Mecozzi S. Identification of a 14mer RNA that recognizes and binds flavin mononucleotide with high affinity. Nucleic Acids Research. 2005;33:6992-6999.
Anderson PC, Mecozzi S. Unusually short RNA sequences: Design of a 13-mer RNA that selectively binds and recognizes theophylline. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 2005;127:5290-5291.
Martin OM, Mecozzi S. Synthesis and self-assembly of amphiphilic semifluorinated calix 4 arenes. Supramolecular Chemistry. 2005;17:9-15.
Martin OM, Yu L, Mecozzi S. Solution self-assembly and solid state properties of fluorinated amphiphilic calix 4 arenes. Chemical Communications. 2005;:4964-4966.
Hoang KC, Mecozzi S. Aqueous solubilization of highly fluorinated molecules by semifluorinated surfactants. Langmuir. 2004;20:7347-7350.
Ngola SM, Kearney PC, Mecozzi S, Russell K, Dougherty DA. A selective receptor for arginine derivatives in aqueous media. Energetic consequences of salt bridges that are highly exposed to water. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 1999;121:1192-1201.
West AP, Mecozzi S, Dougherty DA. Theoretical studies of the supramolecular synthon benzene .. hexafluorobenzene. Journal of Physical Organic Chemistry. 1997;10:347-350.
Mecozzi S, West AP, Dougherty DA. Cation-pi interactions in aromatics of biological and medicinal interest: Electrostatic potential surfaces as a useful qualitative guide. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 1996;93:10566-10571.
Mecozzi S, West AP, Dougherty DA. Cation-pi interactions in simple aromatics: Electrostatics provide a predictive tool. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 1996;118:2307-2308.
Bonini C, Bianco A, Difabio R, Mecozzi S, Proposito A, Righi G. Studies on the Diastereoselective Reduction of Beta-Hydroxy Ketones to 1,3-Diols with Common Hydride Reagents. Gazzetta Chimica Italiana. 1991;121:75-80.
Bonini C, Difabio R, Mecozzi S, Righi G. One Pot Cyclization of Epoxyolefins to Substituted Cycloalkanols Via Free-Radicals. Tetrahedron Letters. 1990;31:5369-5372.