Recent & Highlighted Publications




143.     Photodynamics of alternative DNA base isoguanine. Gregory Gate; Rafał Szabla; Michael Haggmark; Jiˇrí Šponer; Andrzej L. Sobolewski; and Mattanjah S. de Vries (2019) , Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. (2019) DOI: 10.1039/c9cp01622h

142.     Evidence for competing proton-transfer and hydrogen-transfer reactions in the S1 state of indigo.  Haggmark, MR, Gate G, Boldissar S, Sobolewski A, de Vries MS (2019), Chem. Phys.  doi: 10.1016/j.chemphys.2018.09.027

140.    How Nature covers its bases. Samuel Boldissar and Mattanjah S. de Vries. DOI: 10.1039/C8CP01236A . Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. (2018). 

139.    Excited-State Dynamics of Isocytosine: A Hybrid Case of Canonical Nucleobase Photodynamics, Jacob A. Berenbeim, Samuel Boldissar, Faady M. Siouri, Gregory Gate, Michael R. Haggmark, Briana Aboulache, Trevor Cohen, and Mattanjah S. de Vries. DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpclett.7b02032, J. Phys. Chem. Lett., 8, 5184−5189 (2017)

138.    Excited state dynamics of 6-thioguanine, Faady Siouri, Samuel Boldissar, Jacob Berenbeim, Mattanjah S. de Vries. DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpca.7b03036 (2017) J Phys Chem A, 121, (28), 5257-5266 (2017)

137.     Direct Analysis of Xanthine Stimulants in Archaeological Vessels by Laser Desorption Resonance Enhanced Multiphoton Ionization. S.C. Owens, J.A. Berenbeim, M.R. Ligare, L.E. Gulian, F.M. Siouri, S. Boldissar, S. Tyson-Smith, G. Wilson, A. Ford, M.S. de Vries, M. S., Anal. Chem. 89, (5), 2838-2843 (2017).

136.     Life in the Light: Nucleic Acid Photoproperties as a Legacy of Chemical Evolution.  Ashley A. Beckstead, Yuyuan Zhang, Mattanjah de Vries, and Bern Kohler, PCCP, 18, 24228 - 24238 (2016)

135.     From Underwear to non-equilibrium thermodynamics: physical chemistry informs the origin of life. Irene A. Chen and Mattanjah S. de Vries. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. DOI: 10.1039/c6cp90169g (2016)

134. Resonant Infrared Multiple Photon Dissociation Spectroscopy of Anionic Nucleotide Monophosphate Clusters. Marshall R. Ligare, Anouk M. Rijs, Giel Berden, Martin Kabelac, Dana Nachtigallova, Jos Oomens, Mattanjah S. de Vries The Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 119, 7894-7901, (2015)

133. Characterizing the dark state in thymine and uracil by double resonant spectroscopy and quantum computation. M. Ligare, F. Siouri, Ota Bludsky, D. Nachtigallova, M.S. de Vries, PCCP, 17:24336-24340 (2015)

132. Gas-phase IR Spectroscopy of Nucleobases. Chapter in: Gas-phase IR Spectroscopy for the Structural Characterization of Biomolecules. eds: A Rijs and J Oomens. Topics in Current Chemistry 364: 271–298, DOI: 10.1007/128_2014_577,  (2015)
131. UV-excitation from an experimental perspective I: frequency resolved. Chapter in: Photoinduced phenomena in nucleic acids. eds: Mario Barbatti, Antonio Borin and Susanne Ullrich. Topics in Current Chemistry 355, DOI: 10.1007/128_2014_560 2, (2015)
130. Sub-micron proximal probe thermal desorption and laser mass spectrometry on painting cross-sections Shawn C. Owens, Jacob A. Berenbeim, Catherine Schmidt Patterson, Eoghan P. Dillon and M.S. de Vries Analytical Methods, 6 (22), 8940 – 8945, (2014)


127. Tautomer-Selective Spectroscopy of Nucleobases, Isolated in the Gas Phase Mattanjah S. de Vries. Chapter 7 in Tautomerism: Methods and Theories, Wiley-VCH, ed: Liudmil Antonov. 177-196, (2013)

118. Isomer discrimination of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in the Murchison meteorite by resonant ionization Michael P. Callahan, Ali Abo-Riziq, Bridgit Crews, Louis Grace, and Mattanjah S. de Vries, Spectrochimica Acta Part A, 71, 1492-1495, (2008)

110. Gas-Phase Spectroscopy of Biomolecular Building Blocks: Theory and Experiment Mattanjah S. de Vries and Pavel Hobza, Annual Reviews of Physical Chemistry, Volume 58, 585-612, (2007)

108. Spectroscopy of Isolated Gramicidin Peptides Ali Abo-Riziq, Bridgit O. Crews, Michael P. Callahan, Louis Grace, and Mattanjah S. de Vries Angewandte Chemie: International Edition, 118, 5290-5293, (2006)

100. Photochemical Selectivity in GC Base Pair Structures Ali Abu Riziq, Louis GracePavel Hobza and Mattanjah S. de Vries. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America10220, (2005) 

80. Pairing of Isolated Nucleic-Acid Bases in the Absence of the DNA Backbone Eyal Nir, Karl Kleinermanns, and Mattanjah S. de Vries. Nature, 408, 949-951 (2000)