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41) Reduction of CO2 by a masked two-coordinate cobalt(I) complex and characterization of a proposed oxodicobalt(II) intermediate

Roy, L.; Al-Afyouni, M.H.; DeRosha, D.E.; Mondal, B.; DiMucci, I.M.; Lancaster, K.M.; Shearer, J.; Bill, E.; Brennessel, W.W.; Neese, F.; Ye, S.; Holland, P.L. Chem. Sci. 2019, Advance Article.


40) Azaallyl-derived ring formation via redox coupling in first row transition metals

Hulley, E.B.; Heins, S.P.; Wolczanski, P.T.; Lancaster, K.M.; Lobkovsky, E.B. Polyhedron 2019, 158, 225–233.

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39) Dramatic Electronic Perturbations of CuA Centers via Subtle Geometric Changes

Leguto, A.J.; Smith, M.A.; Morgada, M.N.; Zitare, U.A.; Murgida, D.H.; Lancaster, K.M.; Vila, A.J. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2018, Advance Article.

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38) Revving up an artificial metalloenzyme

Lancaster, K.M. Science 2018, 361, 1071–1072.

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37) Electrochemical Azidooxygenation of Alkenes Mediated by a TEMPO–N3 Charge-Transfer Complex

Siu, J.C.; Sauer, G.S.; Saha, A.; Macey, R.L.; Fu, N.; Chauviré, T.; Lancaster, K.M.; Lin, S. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2018, 140, 12511–12520.

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36) Chalcogen Impact on Covalency within Molecular [Cu3(μ3-E)]3+ Clusters (E = O, S, Se): A Synthetic, Spectroscopic, and Computational Study

Cook, B.J.; Di Francesco, G.N.; Ferreira, R.B.; Lukens, J.T.; Silberstein, K.E.; Keegan, B.C.; Catalano, V.J.; Lancaster, K.M.; Shearer, J.; Murray, L.J. Inorg. Chem. 2018, 57, 11382–11392.

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35) A Nonheme Sulfur‐Ligated {FeNO}6 Complex and Comparison with Redox‐Interconvertible {FeNO}7 and {FeNO}8 Analogues

Dey, A.; Confer, A.M.; Vilbert, A.C.; Moënne‐Loccoz, P.; Lancaster, K.M.; Goldberg, D.P. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2018, 57, 13465–13469.

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34) Manganese Binding to Rubisco Could Drive a Photorespiratory Pathway That Increases the Energy Efficiency of Photosynthesis

Bloom, A.J.; Lancaster, K.M. Nature Plants 2018, 4, 414–422.

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33) Beyond Fossil Fuel–Driven Nitrogen Transformations

Chen, J.G.; Crooks, R.M.; Seefeldt, L.C.; Bren, K.L.; Bullock, R.M.; Darensbourg, M.Y.; Holland, P.L.; Hoffman, B.; Janik, M.J.; Jones, A.K.; Kanatzidis, M.G.; King, P.; Lancaster, K.M.; Lymar, S.V.; Pfromm, P.; Schneider, W.F.; Schrock, R.R. Science 2018, 360, 873.

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32) Heteroleptic Samarium(III) Halide Complexes Probed by Fluorescence-Detected L3-Edge X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy

Goodwin, C.A.P.; Réant, B.L.L.; Kragskow, J.G.C.; DiMucci, I.M.; Lancaster, K.M.; Mills, D.P.; Sproules, S. Dalton Trans. 2018, 47, 10613–10625.

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31) Reversible Ligand‐Centered Reduction in Low‐Coordinate Iron Formazanate Complexes

Broere, D.L.J.; Mercado, B.Q.; Lukens, J.; Vilbert, A.; Banerjee, G.; Lant, H.; Lee, S.H.; Bill, E.; Lancaster, K.M.; Sproules, S.; Holland, P.L. Chem. Eur. J. 2018, 24, 9417–9425.


30) Sizing Up a Supercharged Ferryl

Lancaster, K.M. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 2018, 115, 4532–4534.

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29) Alkali Cation Effects on Redox-Active Formazanate Ligands in Iron Chemistry

Broere, D.L.J.; Mercado, B.Q.; Bill, E.; Lancaster, K.M.; Sproules, S.; Holland, P.L. Inorg. Chem. 2018, 57, 9580–9591.

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28) Organometallic and Radical Intermediates Reveal Mechanism of Diphthamide Biosynthesis

Dong, M.; Kathiresan, V.; Fenwick, M.K.; Torelli, A.T.; Zhang, Y.; Caranto, J.D.; Dzikovski, B.; Sharma, A.; Lancaster, K.M.; Freed, J.H.; Ealick, S.E.; Hoffman, B.M.; Lin, H. Science 2018, 359, 1247–1250.

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27) Alternative Bioenergy: Updates to and Challenges in Nitrification Metalloenzymology

Lancaster, K.M.; Caranto, J.D.; Majer, S.H.; Smith, M.A. Joule 2018, 2, 1–21.

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26) The Eponymous Cofactors in Cytochrome P460s from Ammonia-Oxidizing Bacteria Are Iron Porphyrinoids Whose Macrocycles Are Dibasic

Smith, M.A.; Lancaster, K.M. Biochemistry 2017, 57, 334–343.

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25) Crystalline Coordination Networks of Zero-Valent Metal Centers: Formation of a 3-Dimensional Ni(0) Framework with m-Terphenyl Diisocyanides

Agnew, D.W.; DiMucci, I.M.; Arroyave, A.; Gembicky, M.; Moore, C.E.; MacMillan, S.N.; Rheingold, A.E.; Lancaster, K.M.; Figueroa, J.S. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2017, 139, 17257–17260.

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24) Influences of the Heme-lysine Crosslink in Cytochrome P460 over Redox Catalysis and Nitric Oxide Sensitivity

Vilbert, A.C.; Caranto, J.D; Lancaster, K.M. Chem. Sci. 2018, 9, 368–379.

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23) Direct Comparison of C–H Bond Amination Efficacy through Manipulation of Nitrogen-Valence Centered Redox: Imido versus Iminyl

Wilding, M.J.T.; Iovan, D.A.; Wrobel, A.T.; Lukens, J.T.; MacMillan, S. N.; Lancaster, K.M.; Betley, T.A. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2017, 139, 14757–14766.

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22) Electronic Structural Analysis of Copper(II)–TEMPO/ABNO Complexes Provides Evidence for Copper(I)–Oxoammonium Character

Walroth, R.C.; Miles, K.C.; Lukens, J.T.; MacMillan, S.N.; Stahl, S.S.; Lancaster, K.M. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2017, 139, 13507–13517.

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21) Expanding the Scope of Ligand Substitution from [M(S2C2Ph2)] (M = Ni2+, Pd2+, Pt2+) To Afford New Heteroleptic Dithiolene Complexes

Obanda, A.; Martinez, K.; Schmehl, R.H.; Mague, J.T.; Rubtsov, I.V.; MacMillan, S.N.; Lancaster, K.M.; Sproules, S.; Donahue, J.P. Inorg. Chem. 2017, 56, 10257–10267.


20) Nitric Oxide is an Obligate Bacterial Nitrification Intermediate Produced by Hydroxylamine Oxidoreductase

Caranto, J.D.; Lancaster, K.M. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 2017, 31, 8217–8222.


19) X-ray Spectroscopic Interrogation of Transition-Metal-Mediated Homogeneous Catalysis: Primer and Case Studies

MacMillan, S.N.; Lancaster, K.M. ACS Catal. 2017, 7, 1776–1791.

Prior to 2017

18) Caranto, J.D.; Vilbert, A.C.; Lancaster, K.M. "Nitrosomonas Europaea Cytochrome P460 is a Direct Link Between Nitrification and Nitrous Oxide Emission." Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 2016, 113, 14704–14709.

17) Ferrando-Soria, J.; Magee, S.A.; Chiesa, A.; Carretta S.; Santini, P., Vitorica-Yrezabal, I.J.; Tuna, F.; Whitehead, G.F.S.; Sproules, S.; Lancaster, K.M.; Barra, A-L.; Timco, G.A.; McInnes, E.J.L.; Winpenny, R.E.P. "Switchable Interaction in Molecular Double Qubits." Chem 2016, 1, 727–752.

16) Varela-Álvarez, A.; Yang, T.; Jennings, H.; Kornecki, K.P.; MacMillan, S.N.; Lancaster, K.M.; Mack, J.B.C.; Du Bois, J.; Berry, J.F.; Musaev, D.G. "Rh2(II,III) Catalysts with Chelating Carboxylate and Carboxamidate Supports: Electronic Structure and Nitrene Transfer Reactivity." J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016, 138, 2327–2341.

15) Walroth, R.C.; Lukens, J.T.; MacMillan, S.N.; Finkelstein, K.D.; Lancaster, K.M. "Spectroscopic Evidence for a 3d10 Ground State Electronic Configuration and Ligand Field Inversion in [Cu(CF3)4]1-." J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016, 138, 1922–1931.

14) Corcos, A.R.; Villanueva, O.; Walroth, R.C.; Sharma, S.K.; Bacsa, J.; Lancaster, K.M.; MacBeth, C.E.; Berry, J.F. "Oxygen Activation by Co(II) and a Redox Non-Innocent Ligand: Spectroscopic Characterization of a Radical–Co(II)–Superoxide Complex with Divergent Catalytic Reactivity." J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016, 138, 1796–1799.

13) Hulley, E.B.; Williams, V.A.; Hirsekorn, K.F.; Wolczanski, P.T.; Lancaster, K.M.; Lobkovsky, E.B. "Application of 93Nb NMR spectroscopy to (silox)3Nb(Xn/Lm) complexes (silox = tBu3SiO): Where does (silox)3Nb(NN)Nb(silox)3 appear?" Polyhedron 2016, 103, 105–114.

12) Zeng, T.; Lancaster, K.M.; Ananth, N.; Hoffmann, R. "Anomalous Orbital Admixture in Ammine Complexes." J. Organomet. Chem. 2015, 792, 6–12.

11) Walroth, R.C.; Uebler, J.W.H.; Lancaster, K.M. "Probing CuI in Homogeneous Catalysis Using High-Energy-Resolution Fluorescence-Ddetected X-​ray Absorption Spectroscopy." Chem. Commun. 2015, 55, 9864–9867.

10) Yao, S.A.; Martin-Diaconescu, V.; Infante, I.; Lancaster, K.M.; Gotz, A.W.; DeBeer, S.; Berry, J.F. "Electronic Structure of Ni2E2 Complexes (E = S, Se, Te) and a Global Analysis of M2E2 Compounds: A Case for Quantized E2n- Oxidation Levels with n = 2, 3, or 4." J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2015, 137, 4993–5011.

9) Morsing, T.J.; MacMillan, S.N.; Uebler, J.W.H.; Brock-Nannestad, T.; Bendix, J.; Lancaster, K.M. "Stabilizing Coordinated Radicals via Metal-Ligand Covalency: A Structural, Spectroscopic, and Theoretical Investigation of Group 9 Tris(dithiolene) Complexes." Inorg. Chem. 2015, 54, 3660–3669.

8) MacMillan, S.N.; Walroth, R.C.; Perry, D.M.; Morsing, T.J.; Lancaster, K.M. "Ligand-Sensitive but Not -Diagnostic: Evaluating Cr Valence-to-Core X-ray Emission Spectroscopy as a Probe of Inner-Sphere Coordination." Inorg. Chem. 2015, 54, 205–214.

7) Jayarathne, U.; Chandrasekharan, P.; Green, A.F.; Mague, J.T.; DeBeer, S.; Lancaster, K.M.; Sproules, S.; Donahue, J.P. "X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy Systematics at the Tungsten L-Edge." Inorg. Chem. 2014, 53, 8230–8241.

6) Lancaster, K.M. "Copper Protein Variants: 'Type Zero' Sites." In Encyclopedia of Inorganic and Bioinorganic Chemistry 2014, 1–6.

5) Kornecki, K.P.; Briones, J.F.; Boyarskihk, V.; Fullilove, F.; Autschbach, J.; Schrote, K.E.; Lancaster, K.M.; Davies, H.M.L.; Berry, J.F. "Direct Spectroscopic Characterization of a Transitory Dirhodium Donor-Acceptor Carbene Complex." Science 2013, 342, 351–354.

4) Williams, V.A.; Hulley, E.B.; Wolczanski, P.T.; Lancaster, K.M.; Lobkovsky, E.B. "Exploring the Limits of Redox Non-innocence: Pseudo Square Planar [{κ4-Me2C(CH2N=CHpy)2}Ni]n (n = 2+, 1+, 0, -1, -2) Favor Ni(II)." Chem. Sci. 2013, 4, 3636–3648

3) Palmer, J.H.; Lancaster, K.M. "Molecular Redox: Revisiting the Electronic Structures of the Group 9 Metallocorroles." Inorg. Chem. 2012, 51, 12473–12482.

2) Warren, J.J.; Lancaster, K.M.; Richards, J.H.; Gray, H.B. "Inner- and Outer-Sphere Metal Coordination in Blue Copper Proteins. J. Inorg. Biochem. 2012, 115, 119–126.

1) Lancaster, K.M. "Biological Outer Sphere Coordination." Struct. Bond. 2011, 142, 119–153.

Neu, H.M.; Quesne, M.G.; Yang, T.; Prokop-Prigge, K.A.; Lancaster, K.M.; Donohoe, J.; DeBeer, S.; de Visser, S.P.; Goldberg, D.P. “Dramatic Influence of an Anionic Donor on the Oxygen-Atom-Transfer Reactivity of an Mn(V)-Oxo Complex.” Chem. Eur. J. 2014, 20, 14584–14588.

Pollock, C.J.; Lancaster, K.M.; Finkelstein, K.D.; DeBeer, S. “Angular Dependence of Valence-to-Core X-ray Emission Spectra.” Inorg. Chem. 2014, 53, 10378–10385.

Pollock, C.J.; Tan, L.L.; Zhang, W.; Lancaster, K.M.; Lee, S.; DeBeer, S. "Light Atom Influences on the Electronic Structures of Iron-Sulfur Clusters." Inorg. Chem. 2014, 53, 2591–2597.

Yan, Y.; Keating, C.; Chandrasekharan, P.; Jayaranthne, U.; Mague, J.T.; DeBeer, S.; Lancaster, K.M.; Sproules, S.; Rubtsov, I.G.; Donahue, J.P. “Ancillary Ligand Effects upon Dithiolene Redox Noninnocence in Tungsten Bis(dithiolene) Complexes.” Inorg. Chem. 2013, 52, 6743-6751.

Lancaster, K.M.; Hu, Y.; Bergmann, U.; Ribbe, M.W.; DeBeer, S. "X-ray Spectroscopic Observation of an Interstitial Carbide in NifEN-Bound FeMoco Precursor." J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2013, 135, 610-612.

Kropp, H.; King, A.E.; Khusniyarov, M.M.; Heinemann, F.W.; Lancaster, K.M.; DeBeer, S.; Bill, E.; Meyer, K. "Manganese Nitride Complexes in Oxidation States III, IV, and V: Synthesis and Electronic Structure." J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2012, 134, 15538-15544.

Yao, S.A.; Lancaster, K.M.; DeBeer, S.; Berry, J.F. “Characterization and Reactivity of a Selenium-Selenium Half Bond: A New Chemical Paradigm for the Chalcogens.” Chem. Eur. J. 2012, 18, 9179-9183.

Scarborough, C.C.; Lancaster, K.M.; DeBeer, S.; Weyhermüller, T.; Sproules, S.; Wieghardt, K. “Experimental Fingerprints for Redox-Active Terpyridine in [Cr(tpy)2](PF6)n (n = 3-0), and the Remarkable Electronic Structure of [Cr(tpy)2]1-Inorg. Chem. 2012, 51, 3718-3732.

Lancaster, K.M.; Roemelt, M.; Ettenhuber, P.; Hu, Y.; Ribbe, M.W.; Neese, F.; Bergmann, U.; DeBeer, S. “X-ray Emission Spectroscopy Evidences Interstitial Carbide in Nitrogenase Iron-Molybdenum Cofactor.” Science 2011, 334, 974-977.

Lancaster, K.M.; Finkelstein, K.D.; DeBeer, S. “Kß X-ray Emission Spectroscopy Offers Unique Chemical Bonding Insights: Revisiting the Electronic Structure of Ferrocene.” Inorg. Chem. 2011, 50, 6767-6774.

Lancaster, K.M.; Zaballa, M.E.; Sproules, S.; Sundararajan, M.; DeBeer, S.; Richards, J.H.; Vila, A.J.; Neese, F.N.; and Gray, H.B. “Outer-Sphere Contributions to the Electronic Structure of Type Zero Copper Proteins” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2012, 134, 8241-8253.

Potapov, A.; Lancaster, K.M.; Richards, J.H.; Gray, H.B.; Goldfarb, D. “Spin Delocalization over the Type Zero Copper Site.” Inorg. Chem. 2012, 51, 4066-4075.

El Nahhas, A.; Consani, C.; Blanco-Rodríguez, A.M.; Lancaster, K.M.; Braem, O.; Cannizzo, A.; Towrie, M.; Clark, I.P.; Zális, S.; Chergui, M. ; Vlcek, A., Jr. “Ultrafast Excited-State Dynamics of Rhenium(I) Photosensitizers [Re(Cl)(CO)3(N,N) and [Re(imidazole)(CO)3(N,N)]+: Diimine Effects.” Inorg. Chem. 2011, 50, 2932-2943.

Lancaster, K.M.; Farver, O.; Wherland, S.; Crane, E.J. III; Pecht, I.; Richards, J.H.; and Gray, H.B. “Electron Transfer Reactivity of Type Zero Pseudomonas aeruginosa Azurin.” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2011, 133, 4865-4873.

Lancaster, K.M.; Sproules, S.; Palmer, J.H.; Richards, J.H.; Gray, H.B. “Outer-Sphere Effects on Reduction Potentials of Copper Sites in Proteins: The Curious Case of High Potential Type 2 C112D/M121E Pseudomonas aeruginosa Azurin.” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2010, 132, 14590-14595.

Lancaster, K.M.; Gerken, J.B.; Durrell, A.C.; Palmer, J.H.; Gray, H.B. “Electronic Structures, Photophysical Properties, and Electrochemistry of Ruthenium(II)(bpy)2 Pyridylimidazole Complexes.” Coord. Chem. Rev. 2010, 254, 1803-1811.

Lancaster, K.M.; DeBeer George, S.; Yokoyama, K.; Richards, J.H.; and Gray, H.B. “Type Zero Copper Proteins.” Nature Chem. 2009, 1, 711-715.

Palmer, J.H.; Mahammed, A.; Lancaster, K.M.; Gross, Z.; and Gray, H.B. “Structures and Reactivity Patterns of Group IX Metallocorroles.” Inorg. Chem. 2009, 48, 9308-9315.

Lancaster, K.M.; Yokoyama, K.; Richards, J.H.; Winkler, J.R.; Gray, H.B. “High Potential C112D/M121X (X = M, E, H, L) Pseudomonas aeruginosa Azurins.” Inorg. Chem. 2009, 48, 1278-1280.

Davis, C.; Murphy R.; Lancaster, K.M.; Devendra G.; Crane, E.J. III “A Mechanistic Comparison of the Pyrococcal NADH Oxidase and Coenzyme A Disulfide Reductase: Two Hyperthermophilic Enzymes that are Similar but Different.” in Flavins and Flavoproteins 2005 (Nishino, T., Miura, R. and Tanokura, M., Eds.) ArchTect Inc., Tokyo Japan (2005).

Hummel, C.S.; Lancaster, K.M.; and Crane, E.J. III “Determination of Coenzyme A Levels in Pyrococcus furiosus and other Archaea: Implications for a General Role of Coenzyme A in Thermophiles.” FEMS Microbiological Letters 2005, 252, 229-234.

Harris, D.R.; Ward, D.E.; Feasel, J.T.; Lancaster, K.M.; Murphy, R.D.; Mallet, T.C.; and Crane, E.J. III “Discovery and Characterization of a Coenzyme A Disulfide Reductase from Pyrococcus horikoshii: Implications for the Disulfide Metabolism of Anaerobic Hyperthermophiles.” FEBS Journal 2005, 272, 1189-1200.