# Browse Dissertations and Theses - Chemistry by Title

• (2003)
This study looks at the effects of nano-scale morphology on the spectroscopy of phenylene vinylene molecules. A series of phenylene vinylene oligomers and polymers were synthesized (1,4-distyrylbenzene (DSB), 4,4' ...

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• (1995)
The mixed valence centers of the diiron-oxo proteins uteroferrin and nitrosyl derivatives of hemerythrin have been studied by Mossbauer Spectroscopy. Simulations of data recorded in applied fields for the 4.2 K to 250 K ...

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• (1993)
The conventional electronic magnetic resonance (EMR) spectra of disordered samples often suffer poor resolution due to line-broadening. This thesis describes how a multi-frequency approach applied to the EMR studies of two ...

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• (1987)
The mechanism by which certain surfactants change the ultraviolet-visible (UV-vis) spectroscopic properties of certain metal-dye complexes has been largely ignored in the chemical literature. In this manuscript a model is ...

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• (2015-04-23)
Recovery of catastrophic damage requires a robust chemistry capable of addressing the complex challenges encountered by autonomic regeneration. Although self-healing polymers have the potential to increase material lifetimes ...

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• (1980)
The concept of a multichannel, multiwavelength centrifugal analyzer was investigated because of the potential advantages compared to present instruments. The possibility of rapid, simultaneous, multiple determinations of ...

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• (1984)
Interest in organometallic 17e('-) free radical systems has increased dramatically due to their potential roles in catalytic processes. Multi-frequency electron paramagnetic resonance spectroscopy studies of (.)Mn(CO)(,3 ...

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• (1996)
We have used a multinuclear approach to study proteins in the work described in this dissertation. We first studied fluorine labeled avian egg white lysozymes. Mutagenesis and other chemical modification methods were used ...

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• (1987)
The inorganic polymeric materials known as oxide glasses are normally prepared by the fusion of refractory oxides, followed by rapid cooling to avoid devitrification. A topic of current interest in materials research is ...

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• (1988)
Nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) in both solution and solid state has been used to study the active site structure of various hemoproteins, and the nature of the iron-oxygen bond in oxyhemoglobin. The first iron-57 NMR ...

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• (1991)
The quadrupolar interaction having an electrostatic origin, reveals itself in a variety of ways in NMR spectroscopy. In solids, where motions are highly restricted, the quadrupolar interaction is anisotropic and orientation ...

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• (1991)
The reaction of ($\mu$-H)$\sb2$Os$\sb3$(CO)$\sb9$(PPh$\sb3$) with acetylene at room temperature provides two isomers of a hydridovinyl cluster. The solid-state structure of each isomer has been determined by single-crystal ...

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• (1987)
A variety of techniques are employed to obtain information from molybdenum carbonyl on (gamma)-aluminum, the Group IIIA compounds, Al III and silica hydrolysis. Techniques such as rapid magic-angle sample spinning (MASS) ...

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• (1988)
High field carbon-13 and oxygen-17 nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) spectra have been obtained for a variety of transition metal carbonyl clusters, metal oxides, and oxide-supported metal carbonyl complexes. Magic-angle ...

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• (2017-04-21)
Reactions that occur at the cell membrane are varied and critical for many biological functions. When soluble proteins interact with the cell surface, the crowded and complex environment can act as a signaling mechanism ...

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• (2017-11-29)
Precision medicine offers the potential to transform healthcare by utilizing detailed biochemical insights into a patient’s disease state for therapeutic decision-making. Numerous disease specific biomarkers have emerged, ...

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• (2018-02-27)
The mode of action of the glycocins is still unknown. The glycocin family is unusual due to the rarity of glycosylated peptides in bacteria and of cysteine S-glycosylations in general. S-glycosylation of cysteine has ...

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• (2000)
Addition of disulfide bridges and ionic contacts. We have synthesized and characterized a new class of heme-peptide complexes using disulfide-linked tweezers and cyclic peptides. The binding affinities, helicities, and ...

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