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Janet Morrow, Ph.D.

Department of Chemistry, Professor

Specialty/Research Focus

Synthesis of inorganic complexes for medicinal, diagnostic, sensing or catalytic applications.

Selected Publications

  1. Huang, C.-H.; Hammell, J.; Ratnakar, S. J.; Sherry, A. D.; Morrow, J. R.*, “Activation of a PARACEST Agent for MRI through Selective Outersphere Interactions with Phosphate Diesters”, Inorg. Chem. 201049, 5963-5970.
  2. Andolina, C. M.; Morrow, J. R., “Luminescence Resonance Energy Transfer in Heterodinuclear Ln(III) Complexes for Sensing Biologically Relevant Anions”, Eur. J. Inorg. Chem.2011 154-164.
  3. Hammell, J.; Buttarazzi, L.; Huang, C.-H.; Morrow, J. R.*, “Eu(III) complexes as Anion-responsive Luminescent Sensors and PARACEST Agents”, Inorg. Chem. 201150, 4857-4867.
  4. del Mundo, I. M.; Fountain, M. A.; Morrow, J. R.*, “Recognition of Thymine in DNA Bulges by a Zn(II) Macrocyclic Complex”, Chem. Commun.201147, 8566-8568.
  5. Dorazio, S. J.; Tsitovich, P. B.;  Siters, K. E.; Spernyak, J. A.; Morrow, J. R.*, “Iron PARACEST MRI Agents”, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2011133, 14154-14156.
  6. Dorazio, S. J.; Morrow, J. R., “The Development of Iron(II) Complexes as ParaCEST MRI Contrast Agents”, Eur. J. Chem., 2011, 2006-2014.
  7. del Mundo, I. M.; Siters, K. E.; Fountain, M. A.; Morrow, J. R., “Structural Basis for Bifunctional Zn(II) Macrocyclic Complex Recognition of Thymine Bulges in DNA”, Inorg. Chem.,201251, 5444-5457.
  8. Dorazio, S. J.; Tsitovich, P. B.; Gardina, S. A.; Morrow, J. R., “The Reactivity of Macrocyclic Fe(II) paraCEST MRI Contrast Agents towards Biologically Relevant Anions, Cations, Oxygen or Peroxide”, J. Inorg. Biochem. 2012, in press.
  9. Tsitovich, P. B.; Morrow, J. R., “Macrocyclic Ligands for Fe(II) paraCEST and Chemical Shift MRI Contrast Agents”,Inorg. Chim. Acta 2012, in press.  Special issue on Metals in Medicine.
  10. Dorazio, S. J.; Morrow, J. R., “Iron(II) Complexes Containing Octadentate Tetraazamacrocycles as ParaCEST Magnetic Resonance Imaging Contrast Agents”, Inorg. Chem2012,51, 7448-7450.

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