Dirk Schweitzer

Massachusetts, USA
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  • Dirk Schweitzer; "Synthesis of Water-Soluble Rubyrin"; Diplomarbeit; The University of Texas at Austin and The Friedrich-Schiller-University of Jena, August 1995.
  • Dirk Schweitzer, Jeffrey J. Ellison, Steven C. Shoner, Scott Lovell, and Julie A. Kovacs; "A Synthetic Model for the NO-Inactivated Form of Nitrile Hydratase"; Journal of the American Chemical Society, 1998, 120(42), 10996-10997
  • Irene Kung, Dirk Schweitzer, Jason Shearer, Wendy D. Taylor, Henry L. Jackson, Scott Lovell, and Julie Kovacs; "How Do Oxidized Thiolate Ligands Affect the Electronic and Reactivity Properties of a Nitrile Hydratase Model Compound?"; Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2000, 122(34), 8299-8300
  • Dirk Schweitzer; "An Improved Synthesis of Tetramethylammonium Azide"; Croatica Chemica Acta, 2001, 74(2), 415-418
  • Dirk Schweitzer; "Biomimetic Models of the Active Site of the Metalloenzyme Nitrile Hydratase"; Ph.D. Thesis; University of Washington at Seattle; June 2001
  • Dirk Schweitzer, Jason Shearer, Durrell K. Rittenberg, Steven C. Shoner, Jeffrey J. Ellison, Reza Loloee, Scott Lovell, David Barnhart, and Julie A. Kovacs; "Enhancing Reactivity via Structural Distortion"; Inorganic Chemistry, 2002, 41(12), 3128-3136
  • Jason Shearer, Henry L. Jackson, Dirk Schweitzer, Durrell K. Rittenberg, Tanya M. Leavy, Werner Kaminsky, Robert C. Scarrow, and Julie A. Kovacs; "The First Example of a Nitrile Hydratase Model Complex that Reversibly Binds Nitriles"; Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2002, 124(38), 11417-11428
  • Pierre Kennepohl, Frank Neese, Dirk Schweitzer, Henry L. Jackson, Julie A. Kovacs, and Edward I. Solomon; "Spectroscopy of Non-Heme Iron Thiolate Complexes: Insight into the Electronic Structure of the Low-Spin Active Site of Nitrile Hydratase"; Inorganic Chemistry, 2005, 44(6), 1826-1836
  • Dirk Schweitzer, Junyi Zhu, Gotam Jarori, Junichi Tanaka, Tatsuo Higa, V. Jo Davisson, and Paul Helquist; "Synthesis of Carbamate Derivatives of Iejimalides: Retention of Normal Antiproliferative Activity and Localization of Binding in Cancer Cells"; Bioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry, 2007, 15(9), 3208-3216
  • Lisa M. Brines, Jason Shearer, Jessica Fender, Dirk Schweitzer, Steven Shoner, David Barnhart, Werner Kaminsky, Scott Lovell, and Julie A. Kovacs; "Periodic Trends within a Series of Five-Coordinated Thiolate-Ligated [MII(SMe2N4(tren))]+ (M = Mn, Fe, Co, Ni, Cu, Zn) Complexes, Including a Rare Example of a Stable CuII-Thiolate"; Inorganic Chemistry, 2007, 46(22), 9267-9277
  • Dirk Schweitzer, John J. Kane, Daniel Strand, Peter McHenry, Martin Tenniswood, and Paul Helquist; "Total Synthesis of Iejimalide B: an Application of the Shiina Macrolactonization"; Organic Letters, 2007, 9(22), 4619-4622
  • Wei-Lin W. Wang, Peter McHenry, Randy Jeffrey, Dirk Schweitzer, Paul Helquist, and Martin Tenniswood; "Effects of Iejimalide B, a Marine Macrolide, on Growth and Apoptosis in Prostate Cancer Cell Lines"; Journal of Cellular Biochemistry, 2008, 105(4), 998–1007
  • Priscilla Lugo-Mas, Wendy Taylor, Dirk Schweitzer, Roslyn M. Theisen, Liang Xu, Jason Shearer, Rodney D. Swartz, Morgan C. Gleaves, Antonio DiPasquale, Werner Kaminsky, and Julie A. Kovacs; "Properties of Square-Pyramidal Alkyl- Thiolate FeIII Complexes, Including an Analogue of the Unmodified Form of Nitrile Hydratase"; Inorganic Chemistry, 2008, 47(23), 11228-11236
  • Dirk Schweitzer; "Genetische Ahnenforschung - eine kurze Einführung"; Mitteilungsblatt der Arbeitsgemeinschaft Genealogie Thüringen, 2009, 19, #85, pages 2 & 15-16
  • Peter McHenry, Wei-Lin W. Wang, Edward Devitt, Nicholas Kluesner, V. Jo Davisson, Edward McKee, Dirk Schweitzer, Paul Helquist, and Martin Tenniswood; "Iejimalides A and B Inhibit Lysosomal Vacuolar H+-ATPase (VATPase) Activity and Induce S-Phase Arrest and Apoptosis in MCF-7 Cells"; Journal of Cellular Biochemistry, 2010, 109(4), 634-642
  • Qingshou Chen, Dirk Schweitzer, John Kane, V. Jo Davisson, and Paul Helquist; "Total Synthesis of Iejimalide B"; Journal of Organic Chemistry, 2011, 76 (13), 5157–5169