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PUBLICATIONS


Reviews and Book Chapters

  1. Oladepo,S.A.; Xiong,K.; Hong,Z.; Asher,S.A.; Handen, Lednev, I.K. UV Resonance Raman Spectroscopy: Elucidating Peptide and Protein Structure and Dynamics, Chem. Reviews 2012, 112, 2604-28 (review).
  2. Lednev, I.K.; Sikirzhytski, V. Raman Spectroscopy and Advanced Statistics for Biochemical Research and Analytical Purposes, Am. Pharmac. Review, May/June 2012, 44-48.
  3. Nihal Simsek Ozek, Aliea Afnan, Justin Bueno,Greg Mclaughlin, Megan Ralbovsky, Aliaksandra Sikirzhytskaya, Vitali Sikirzhytski, Feride Severcan, and Igor K. Lednev. Forensic Applications of Vibrational Spectroscopy on Screening and Characterization of Tissues. Chapter 14 in Vibrational Spectroscopy in Diagnosis and Screening. Edited by F.Severcan and P. I. Haris, Vol. 6 of Series Advances in Biomedical Spectroscopy. IOS Press 2012, pp. 350-385
  4. Sikirzhytski, V.; Sikirzhytskaya, A; Lednev, I.K. Multidimensional Raman spectroscopic signatures as a tool for forensic identification of body fluid traces: A review, Appl. Spectros. 2011, in press. (Made a cover)
  5. Shashilov, V. A.; Lednev, I. K. Advanced Statistical and Numerical Methods for Spectroscopic Characterization of Protein Structural Evolution, Chem. Reviews, 2010, 110 (10), 5692-5713 (review).
  6. Topilina, N. I.; Sikirzhytski, V.; Higashiya, S.; Ermolenkov, V. V.; Welch, J. T.; Lednev, I. K. Genetically engineered polypeptides as a model of intrinsically disordered fibrillogenic proteins: deep UV resonance Raman spectroscopic study. In Instrumental analysis of intrinsically disordered proteins, Uversky, V. N.; Longhi, S., Eds. John Wiley & Sons, Inc: Hoboken, NJ, 2010; pp 253-302.
  7. Shashilov, V.A.; Lednev, I.K.  Two-dimentional correlation Raman spectroscopy for characterizing proteins structure and dynamics, J. Raman Spectrosc. 2009, 40, 1749-1758 (Review).
  8. Lednev, I. K., Biological Applications of Ultraviolet Raman Spectroscopy. In Protein Structures, Methods in Protein Structures and Stability Analysis. Part B: Vibrational Spectroscopy. Uversky, V. N.; Permyakov, E. A., Eds. Nova Science Publishers, Inc.: 2007; pp 1-26.
  9. Virkler, K.; Lednev, I.K. Analysis of Body Fluids for Forensic Purposes: From Laboratory Testing to Non-Destructive Rapid Confirmatory Identification at a Crime Scene, Forensic Sci. Int. 2009, 188, 1-17 (Review Made#1 on the journal list of the most downloaded articles in 2010 and 2011)
  10. I.K. Lednev, M.C. Petty; “Langmuir Monolayers and Langmuir-Blodgett Multilayers Containing Macrocyclic Ionophores”, Advanced Materials1996, 8, 615-630 (Review).

Peer reviewed publications

2005-Present

  1. Sikirzhytskaya, A; Sikirzhytski, V.; McLaughlin, G.; Lednev, I.K. Forensic identification of blood in the presence of contaminations using Raman microspectroscopy coupled with advanced statistics: effect of sand, dust, and soil. J. Forensic Sci., 2013,accepted.
  2. Vikas, B.; Kurouski, D; Olenick, M. B; McDonald, C. B; Mikles, D.C; Deegan, B. J; Seldeen, K. L; Igor K Lednev; Amjad Farooq. Acidic pH Promotes Oligomerization and Membrane Insertion of the BclXL Apoptotic Repressor. Archives of Biochemistry and Biophysics, 2012, accepted.
  3. Kurouski, D.; Deckert-Gaudig, T.; Deckert, V.; Lednev, I.K. Structure and Composition of Insulin Fibril Surfaces Probed by TERS. J Am Chem Soc 2012, 134, 13323−13329.
  4. Sikirzhytski, V.; Sikirzhytskaya, A; Lednev, I.K. Advanced statistical analysis of Raman spectroscopic data for the identification of body fluid traces: semen and blood mixtures. Forensic Sci. Int. 2012, 222, 259–265.
  5. Bueno, J.; Sikirzhytski, V. and Lednev, I.K. Raman Spectroscopic Analysis of Gunshot Residue Offering Great Potential for Caliber Differentiation. Analyt Chem, 2012, 84, 4334-4339. (Made a journal cover, C&E News, and Canada Discovery Channel – Daily Planet program).
  6. Kurouski, D.; Dukor, R.K.; Lu, X.; Nafie, L.A.; Lednev, I.K.; Spontaneous inter-conversion of insulin fibril chirality. Chem. Comm. 2012, 48(23), 2837-2839 (Made a journal cover).
  7. Sikirzhytski, V.; Sikirzhytskaya, A; Lednev, I.K. CSI: Multidimensional Raman Spectroscopy, BioOptics World 2012, Jan/Feb, 33-36. (Feature Article; Made a journal cover).
  8. Kurouski, D.; Dukor, R.K.; Lu, X.; Nafie, L.A. and Lednev, I.K. Normal and Reversed Supramolecular Chirality of Insulin Fibrils Probed by VCD at the Proto-Filament Level of Fibril Structure. Biophys J, 2012, 103(3) 522 - 531.
  9. Shashilov, V.; Xu, M.; Makarava, N.; Savtchenko, R.; Baskakov, I. V.; Lednev, I. K. Dissecting Structure of Prion Amyloid Fibrils by Hydrogen-Deuterium Exchange Ultraviolet Raman Spectroscopy. J. Phys. Chem. B, 2012, 116 (27), 7926–7930
  10. Sikirzhytski, V.; Topilina, N.I.; Takor, G.A.; Higashiya, S.; Welch, J.T.; Uversky, V.N., Lednev, I.K. Fibrillation Mechanism of a Model Intrinsically Disordered Protein Revealed by 2D Correlation Deep UV Resonance Raman Spectroscopy. Biomacromol, 2012, 13(5): 1503-1509.
  11. Kurouski, D.; Washington, J.; Ozbil, M.; Prabhakar, R.; Shekhtman A. and Lednev I.K. Disulfide Bridges Remain Intact While Native Insulin Converts into Amyloid Fibrils. PLoS One, 2012, 7(6): e36989.
  12. Kurouski, D.; Luo, H.; Sereda, V.; Robb, F.T. and Lednev, I.K. Rapid degradation kinetics of amyloid fibrils under mild conditions by an archaeal chaperonin. Biochem Biophys Research Comm (BBRC), 2012, 422(1): 97-102.
  13. Sikirzhytski, V.; Sikirzhytskaya, A; Lednev, I.K. Multidimensional Raman spectroscopic signature of sweat and its potential application to forensic body fluid identification, Analyt Chim Acta 2012, 718, 78-83.
  14. McLaughlin, G.; Lednev, I.K.; Spectroscopic Discrimination of Bone Samples from Various Species. Am J Analyt Chem, 2012, 3, 161-167.
  15. Rafferty, S.M.; Lednev, I.; Virkler, K.; Chovanec, Z. Current research on smoking pipe residues. J Archaeological Science 2012, 39, 1951-1959.
  16. Sikirzhytskaya, A; Sikirzhytski, V.; Lednev, I.K. Raman spectroscopic signature of vaginal fluid and its potential application in forensic body fluid identification, Forensic Sci. Int. 2011, in press.
  17. Heldt, C. L.; Kurouski, D.; Sorci, M.; Grafeld, E.; Lednev, I. K.; Belfort, G., Isolating Toxic Insulin Amyloid Reactive Species that Lack beta-Sheets and Have Wide pH Stability. Biophys J 2011, 100, (11), 2792-800.
  18. Kurouski, D.; Lednev, I.K. The impact of protein disulfide bonds on the amyloid fibril morphology. Int. J. Biomedical Nanoscience and Nanotechnology 2011 2 (2) 167-176.
  19.  McLaughlin, G.; Lednev, I.K. Potential Application of Raman Spectroscopy for Determining Burial Duration of Skeletal Remains, Analyt. Bioanalyt. Chem. 2011, in press.
  20. T. G. Burova, V. V. Ermolenkov, G. N. Ten, R. S. Shcherbakov, V. I. Baranov and I. K. Lednev; Raman spectroscopic study of the tautomeric composition of adenine in water. J. Phys. Chem., 2011, 115, 10600-10609.
  21. Popova, L.A.; Kodali, R.; Wetzel, R.; Lednev, I.K. Structural Variations in the Cross-ß Core of Amyloid ß Fibrils Revealed by Deep UV Resonance Raman Spectroscopy, J Am Chem Soc 2010, 132 (18): 6324-6328.
  22. Kurouski, D.; Lauro, W.; Lednev, I.K.  Amyloid fibrils are alive: spontaneous refolding from one polymorph to another, Chem. Commun. 2010.   46 (24): p. 4249-51.
  23. Kurouski, D.; Rosina A. Lombardi, R.A.; Dukor, R.K.; Lednev, I.K.; Nafe, L.A. Direct observation and pH control of reversed supramolecular chirality in insulin fibrils by vibrational circular dichroism.  Chem. Comm. 2010, 46 (38), 7154-6.
  24. Shashilov, V. A.; Sikirzhytski, V.; Popova, L. A.; Lednev, I. K. Quantitative Methods for Structural Characterization of Proteins Based on Deep UV Resonance Raman Spectroscopy, Methods 2010, 52 (1), 23-37 (invitation – only – journal).
  25. Topilina, N. I.; Sikirzhytsky, V.; Higashiya, S.; Ermolenkov, V. V.; Lednev, I. K.; Welch, J. T., Charge Distribution and Amyloid Fibril Formation: Insights from Genetically Engineered Model Systems. Biomacromol, 2010, 11 (7), pp 1721-1726.
  26. Topilina, N. I.; Ermolenkov, V. V.; Sikirzhytsky, V.; Higashiya, S.; Lednev, I. K.; Welch, J. T., A de novo designed 11 kDa polypeptide: Model for amyloidogenic intrinsically disordered proteins. Biopolymers 2010, 93, (7), 607-618.
  27. Sikirzhytski, V.; Virkler, K; Lednev, I.K. Discriminant Analysis of Raman Spectra for Body Fluid Identification for Forensic Purposes, Sensors 2010, 10(4), 2869-2884.
  28. Virkler, K.; Lednev, I.K. Raman spectroscopic signature of blood and its potential application to forensic body fluid identification, Anal. Bioanal. Chem. 2010, 396 (1) 525 -524.
  29. Virkler, K.; Lednev, I.K. Forensic Body Fluid Identification: The Raman Spectroscopic Signature of Saliva, Analyst, 2010, 135, 512-517. Made a cover.
  30. T. G. Burova, G. N. Ten, V. V. Ermolenkov, R. S. Shcherbakov and I. K. Lednev; Determination of the tautomeric composition of adenine in the gas phase by vibrational spectroscopy methods: II. Analysis of resonance Raman spectra. Optics and Spectroscopy, 2010, 109 (6), 853-860.
  31. Virkler, K.; Lednev, I.K. Raman spectroscopic signature of semen and its potential application to forensic body fluid identification, Forensic Sci. Int. 2009, 193, 56–62.
  32. Zhuqiu Ye, Kinsley C. French, Ludmila A. Popova, Igor K. Lednev, Maria M. Lopez and George I. Makhatadze. Mechanism of Fibril Formation by a 39-Residue Peptide (PAPf39) from Human Prostatic Acidic Phosphatase, Biochemistry, 2009, 48 (48), 11582–11591.
  33. Virkler, K.; Lednev, I.K. Blood Species Identification for Forensic Purposes Using Raman Spectroscopy Combined with Advanced Statistical Analysis, Anal. Chem. 2009, 81 (18), 7773-7777. Made a news story
  34. Lednev, I.K.; Xu, M.; and Shashilov, V.; Ultraviolet Raman spectroscopy is uniquely suitable for studying amyloid diseases. Current Science, 2009, 97 (2), 180-185. Made a cover
  35. Virkler, K.; Lednev, I.K. Raman spectroscopy offers great potential for the nondestructive confirmatory identification of body fluids, Forensic Sci. Int. 2008, (Rapid Communication) Published on web: doi:10.1016/j.forsciint.2008.08.004
  36. Sikirzhytski, V.; Topilina, N. I.; Higashiya, S.; Welch, J. T., Lednev, I. K.; Genetic Engineering Combined with Deep UV Raman Spectroscopy for Structural Characterization of Amyloid-Like Fibrils. J Am Chem Soc 2008, 130, (18), 5852-5853.
  37. Shashilov, V. and Lednev, I.K., 2D Correlation Deep UV Resonance Raman Spectroscopy of Early Events of Lysozyme Fibrillation: Kinetic Mechanism and Potential Interpretation Pitfalls. J Am Chem Soc 2008, 130, (1), 309-317
  38. Xu, M.; Ermolenkov, V.V.; Uversky, V.N.; Lednev, I.K.; Hen egg white lysozyme fibrillation: a deep UV resonance Raman spectroscopic study.J Biophotonics 2008, 1, (3), 215– 229.
  39. Xu, M.; Shashilov, V.; and Lednev, I.K., Probing the Cross-ß Core Structure of Amyloid Fibrils by Hydrogen-Deuterium Exchange Deep UV Resonance Raman Spectroscopy J Am Chem Soc 2007, 129, (36), 11002-11003.
  40. Shashilov, V.; Xu, M.; Ermolenkov, V. V.; Fredriksen, L.; Lednev, I. K., Probing a fibrillation nucleus directly by deep ultraviolet Raman spectroscopy. J Am Chem Soc 2007, 129, (22), 6972-3.
  41. Ma, S.; Cao, X.; Mak, M.; Sadik, A.; Walkner,C.; Freedman, T.B.; Lednev, I.K.; Dukor, R.K.; Nafie, L.A., Vibrational Circular Dichroism Shows Unusual Sensitivity to Protein Fibril Formation and Development in Solution. J Am Chem Soc 2007, 129, (41), 12364-12365
  42. Xu, M.; Shashilov, V. A.; Ermolenkov, V. V.; Fredriksen, L.; Zagorevski, D.; Lednev, I. K., The first step of hen egg white lysozyme fibrillation, irreversible partial unfolding, is a two-state transition. Protein Sci 2007, 16, (5), 815-32.
  43. Shashilov, V. and Lednev, I.K., Deep-UV Raman spectroscopy directly probes a fibrillation nucleus. Laser Focus World 2007, December 2007, 87-90. Feature article
  44. Topilina, N. I.; Ermolenkov, V. V.; Higashiya, S.; Welch, J. T.; Lednev, I. K., beta-sheet folding of 11-kDa fibrillogenic polypeptide is completely aggregation driven. Biopolymers 2007, 86, (4), 261-4.
  45. Shashilov, V. A.; Lednev, I. K., Bayesian Extraction of Deep UV Resonance Raman Signature of Fibrillar Cross-ß Sheet Core based on H-D Exchange Data. American Institute of Physiscs Conference Proceedings 2007, 954, (Bayesian Inference and Maximum Entropy Methods in Science and Engineering), 450-457.
  46. Xie, J.; Burz, D. S.; He, W.; Bronstein, I. B.; Lednev, I.; Shekhtman, A., Hexameric Calgranulin C (S100A12) Binds to the Receptor for Advanced Glycated End Products (RAGE) Using Symmetric Hydrophobic Target-binding Patches. J Biol Chem 2007, 282, (6), 4218-31.
  47. Lednev, I. K., V. V. Ermolenkov, S. Higashiya, L. Popova, N. I. Topilina, and J. T. Welch. 2006. Reversible Thermal Denaturation of a 60-kDa Genetically Engineered beta-Sheet Polypeptide. Biophys. J. 91: 3805-3818 (2006).
  48. Shashilov, V. A., V. V. Ermolenkov, and I. K. Lednev. Multiple Bicyclic Diamide-Lutetium Complexes in Solution: Chemometric Analysis of Deep-UV Raman Spectroscopic Data. Inorg Chem 45:3606-3612 (2006).
  49. Shashilov, V. A., M. Xu, V. V. Ermolenkov, and I. K. Lednev. 2006. Latent Variable Analysis of Raman Spectra for Structural Characterization of Proteins. Journal of Quantitative Spectroscopy and Radiation Transfer 102:46-61 (2006).
  50. Topilina, N. I., S. Higashiya, N. Rana, V. V. Ermolenkov, C. Kossow, A. Carlsen, S. C. Ngo, C. C. Wells, E. T. Eisenbraun, K. A. Dunn, I. K. Lednev, R. E. Geer, A. E. Kaloyeros, and J. T. Welch. Bilayer fibril formation by genetically engineered polypeptides: preparation and characterization. Biomacromol 7:1104-1111 (2006).
  51. Shashilov, V.A.; Ermolenkov, V.V.; Levitskaia, T.G.; Lednev, I.K.; “Metal Ion Binding by a Bicyclic Diamide: Deep UV Raman Spectroscopic Characterization,” J. Phys. Chem. A, 109 (32), 7094-7098 (2005).
  52. Xu, M. et al Lysozyme Fibrillation: Deep UV Raman Spectroscopic Characterization of Protein Structural Transformation,” Biopolymers, 79, (1) 58-61 (2005).
  53. Lednev, I.K.; Ermolenkov, V.V.; He, W.; Xu, M.; “Deep-UV Raman spectrometer tunable between 193 and 205 nm for structural characterization of proteins,” Anal Bioanal Chem, 381 (2), 431 - 437 (2005).
  54. Bykov, S., Lednev, I., Ianoul, A., Mikhonin, A., Munro, C., Asher, S. A. “Steady-State and Transient Ultraviolet Resonance Raman Spectrometer for the 193-270 nm Spectral Region,” Appl Spectrosc , 59 1541-1552 (2005).
  55. Maurer, M. K., I. K. Lednev, and S. A. Asher. Photoswitchable spirobenzopyran-based photochemically controlled photonic crystals. Advanced Functional Materials 15:1401-1406 (2005).


1982-2004


  1. Ozdemir, A., I. K. Lednev, and S. A. Asher. UVRR spectroscopic studies of valinomycin complex formation in different solvents. Spectrochim Acta A Mol Biomol Spectrosc 61:19-26 (2005)
  2. Kamenjicki, M.; Lednev, I. K.; Asher, S. A.; “Photoresponsive Azobenzene Photonic Crystals,” J. Phys. Chem. B, 108, 12637-12639 (2004).
  3. Kamenjicki, M.; Lednev, I.K.; Mikhonin, A.; Kesavamoorthy, R.; Asher, S.A. “Photochemically controlled photonic crystals.” Adv. Funct. Mater. 13, 774-780 (2003).
  4. Alexeev, V. L.; Sharma, A. C.; Goponenko, A. V.; Das, S.; Lednev, I. K.; Wilcox, C. S.; Finegold, D. N.; Asher, S. A.; “High Ionic Strength Glucose-Sensing Photonic Crystal,” Anal. Chem. 75, 2316-2323 (2003).
  5. Asher, S. A.; Alexeev, V. L.; Goponenko, A. V.; Sharma, A. C.; Lednev, I. K.; Wilcox, C. S.; Finegold, D. N.; “Photonic Crystal Carbohydrate Sensors: Low Ionic Strength Sugar Sensing” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 125, 3322 (2003).
  6. I.K. Lednev, A.S. Karnoup, M.C. Sparrow, S.A. Asher; “Transient UV Raman Spectroscopy Finds No Crossing Barrier Between the Peptide a-Helix to Fully Random Coil Conformation,” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 123, 2388 (2001).
  7. A. Ozdemir, I.K. Lednev, S.A. Asher; “Comparison between UV Raman and Circular Dichroism Detection of Short a-Helices in Bombolitin III”, Biochemistry, 41, 1893 (2002).
  8. A. Ianoul, A. Mikhonin, I.K. Lednev, S.A. Asher; “UV Resonance Raman Study of the Spatial Dependence of a-Helix Unfolding”, J. Phys. Chem. A2002, 3621 (2002).
  9. I.K. Lednev, A.S. Karnoup, M.C. Sparrow, S.A. Asher; “a-Helix peptide folding and unfolding activation barriers: A nanosecond UV Resonance Raman Study”, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 121, 8074 (1999).
  10. I.K. Lednev, A.S. Karnoup, M.C. Sparrow, S.A. Asher; “Nanosecond UV Resonance Raman Examination of Initial Steps in a-Helix Secondary Structure Evolution”, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 121, 4076 (1999).
  11. J.S.W. Holtz, I.K. Lednev, S.A. Asher; “UV resonance Raman study of Angiotensin II conformation in non-aqueous environments: Lipid micelles and acetonitrile”, Biopolymers 57, 55-63 (2000).
  12. I.K. Lednev, T.-Q. Ye, R.E. Hester, J.N. Moore; "Photoisomerization of a capped azobenzene in solution probed by ultrafast time-resolved UV-visible absorption spectroscopy",J. Phys. Chem., A102, 9161 (1998).
  13. I.K. Lednev, T.-Q. Ye, P. Matousek, A.W. Parker, M. Towrie, P. Foggi, F.V.R. Neuwahl, S. Umapathy, R.E. Hester, J.N. Moore, "Femtosecond time-resolved UV-visible absorption spectroscopy of trans-azobenzene: dependence on excitation wavelength ",Chem. Phys. Lett., 290, 68 (1998).
  14. M.R. Bryce, A.S. Batsanov, T. Finn, T.K. Hansen, A.J. Moore, J.K. Howard, M. Kamenjicki, I.K. Lednev, S.A. Asher; "Molecular Saddles Part 5: Crown-annelated 9,10-bis(1,3-dithiol-2-ylidene)-9,10-dihydroanthracene derivatives as a cation sensors: synthesis, X-ray, crystal structures, voltammetric and spectroscopic monitoring of complex formation", Eur. J. Org. Chem., 933 (2001).
  15. M.R. Bryce, A.S. Batsanov, T. Finn, T.K. Hansen, J.K. Howard, M. Kamenjicki, I.K. Lednev, S.A. Asher; "Crown-annelated 9,10-bis(1,3-dithiol-2-ylidene)-9,10-dihydroanthracene derivatives: a new efficient transducer in the electrochemical and spectroscopic monitoring of metal complexation",J. Chem. Soc., Chem. Commun., 295 (2000).
  16. A. Green, M.R. Bryce, A.J. Moore, M.A. Coffin, M. Savíron, A.S. Batsanov, J.K. Howard, N. Martín, C. Seoane, L. Sáncez, E. Chinarro, E. Ortí, I.K. Lednev, R.E. Hester, J.N. Moore; "Novel donor-π-acceptor species derived from functionalized 1,3-dithiol-2-ylidene anthracene donor units exhibiting photoinduced electron transfer properties: spectroscopic, electrochemical, X-ray crystallographic and theoretical studies", Chem. Eur. J., 4, 2580 (1998).
  17. I.K. Lednev, R.E. Hester, J.N. Moore; "Direct observation of photocontrolled ion release: a nanosecond time-resolved spectroscopic study of a benzothiazolium styryl azacrown ether dye complexed with barium", J. Phys. Chem., A101, 7371 (1997).
  18. L.M. Goldenberg, M.R. Bryce, S. Wegener, M.C. Petty, J.P. Cresswell, I.K. Lednev, R.E. Hester, J.N. Moore; "LB films of tetrathifulvalene derivative substituted with an azobenzene group", J. Mater. Chem., 7, 2033 (1997).
  19. I.K. Lednev, R.E. Hester, and J.N. Moore; "A cation specific, light-controlled, transient chromoionophore based on a benzothiazolium styryl aza-crown ether dye",J. Am. Chem. Soc. 119, 3456 (1997).
  20. I.K. Lednev, T.-Q. Ye, R.E. Hester, and J.N. Moore; "Photocontrol of cation complexation with a benzothiazolium styryl azacrown ether dye: spectroscopic studies on picosecond and kilosecond time scales", J. Phys. Chem., 101, 4966 (1997).
  21. M.V. Alfimov, A.V. Churakov, Y.V. Fedorov, O.A. Fedorova, S.P. Gromov, R.E. Hester, J.A.K. Howard, L.G. Kuz’mina, I.K. Lednev, J.N. Moore; "Structure and ion-complexing properties of an aza-15-crown-5 ether dye: synthesis, crystallography, NMR spectroscopy, spectrophotometry and potentiometry",J. Chem. Soc., Perkin Trans. 2, 2249 (1997).
  22. I.K. Lednev, R.E. Hester, J.N. Moore; "Benzothiazolium styryl dyes containing a monoazacrown ether: Protonation and complexation with metal and ammonium cations in solution", J. Chem. Soc., Faraday Trans., 93, 1551 (1997).
  23. I.K. Lednev, T.-Q. Ye, R.E. Hester, J.N. Moore; "Femtosecond absorption spectroscopy of trans-azobenzene in solution", J. Phys. Chem., 100, 13338 (1996).
  24. I.K. Lednev, T.-Q. Ye, P. Matousek, , M. Towrie, S. Umapathy, R.E. Hester, J.N. Moore; “Ultrafast Spectroscopy of Azobenzene” Rutherford Appleton Laboratory Ann. Rep.,TR-97-045, 124 (1997).
  25. M.V. Alfimov, Y.V. Fedorov, O.A. Fedorova, S.P. Gromov, R.E. Hester, I.K. Lednev, J.N. Moore, V.P. Oleshko, A.I. Vedernikov; "SERS spectroscopic study of novel photochromic crown ether styryl dyes", Spectrochim. Acta, A53, 1853 (1997).
  26. M.V. Alfimov, Y.V. Fedorov, O.A. Fedorova, S.S. Gromov, R.E. Hester, I.K. Lednev, J.N. Moore, V.P. Oleshko, A.I. Vedernikov; "Synthesis and spectroscopic studies of novel photochromic benzodithiacrown ethers and their complexes", J. Chem. Soc., Perkin Trans. 2, 1441 (1996).
  27. I.K. Lednev, M.C. Petty; “Ion Sensitive LB films of a chromoionophore”, Thin Solid Films, 284-285, 683 (1996).
  28. R. Dieing, V. Morisson, L.M. Goldenberg, M.R. Bryce, J.-M. Raoul, M.C. Petty, G. Garin, M. Saviron, I.K. Lednev, R.E. Hester, J.N. Moore; “Crown-annelated TTF: synthesis of new functionalised derivatives and spectroscopic and electrochemical studies of metal complexation”, J. Chem. Soc., Perkin Trans. 2, 1587 (1996).
  29. I.K. Lednev, M.C. Petty; “Ion Selective LB films of chromoionophore”, Advanced Mat. Opt. Electron. 5, 137 (1995).
  30. I.K. Lednev, M.C. Petty; “Complex Formation of an Amphiphilic Benzothiazolium Styryl Chromoionophore with Metal Cations in a Monolayer at Air-Water Interface”, J. Phys. Chem. 99, 4176 (1995).
  31. I.K. Lednev, M.C. Petty; “Photochemistry of an Amphiphilic Benzothiazolium Styryl Chromoionophore Organized in LB Films”, Langmuir, 10, 4190 (1994).
  32. I.K. Lednev, M.C. Petty; “LB Films of Chromoionophores Containing a Crown Ether Ring: Complex Formation with Ag+ Cations in Water”, J. Phys. Chem., 98, 9601 (1994)
  33. I.K. Lednev, M.C. Petty; “Aggregate Formation in LB Films of an Amphiphilic Benzothiazolium Styryl Chromoionophore”, Langmuir, 10, 4185 (1994).
  34. I.K. Lednev, M.C. Petty; “LB Films of Benzothiazolium Dye Containing a Crown Ether Ring”, Advanced Mat. Opt. Electron. 4 , 225 (1994).
  35. I.K. Lednev, M.V. Alfimov, “Photochemistry of Crown Ether Styryl Dye Adsorbed on Silica Gel and in Acetonitrile Solution. A Comparative Flash Photolysis Study”, Supramolecular Sci., 1 (1) 55 (1994).
  36. I.K. Lednev, N. Mathivanan, L.J. Johnston, “Photochemistry of Stilbene Adsorbed on Silica Gel and NaX Zeolite. A Diffuse Reflectance Laser Flash Photolysis Study,“ J. Phys. Chem., 98, 11444 (1994).
  37. I.K. Lednev, E.V. Malysheva, M.V. Alfimov; "Luminescence Quenching of Ru(bpy)2+,3 Amphliphilic Derivatives by Acetylanthracene in Triton X-100 Micellar Solution", Khim.Vys. Energ., 28 68 (1994).
  38. I.K. Lednev, E.V. Malysheva, K.-H. Feller, M.V. Alfimov; “Trisbipyridine Ruthenium Complex Luminescence Quenching in Micellar System. Influence of the Quencher Nature”, Dokl.Akad.Nauk SSSR, 328, 66 (1993).
  39. A.V. Barzykin, I.K. Lednev; "Fluorescence Quenching Kinetics in Monodisperse Micellar Solution with Exchange of Probes and Quenchers", J.Phys.Chem., 97, 2774 (1993).
  40. E.N. Ushakov, I.K. Lednev, M.V. Alfimov; "Isomerization of Substituted Stilbenes Photocatolyzed by Diphenyldiselenides", Dokl.Akad.Nauk.SSSR , 329, 317 (1993).
  41. I.K. Lednev, E.N. Ushakov, M.V. Alfimov; "Isomerization of Stilbene Photocatalyzed with Diphenyldiselenide Via a Radical Mechanism ", Catalysis Lett., 7, 67 (1993).
  42. I.K. Lednev, O.A. Feydorova, S.P. Gromov, M.V. Alfimov, J.N. Moore, R.E. Hester; "A Raman Spectroscopic Study of Photochromic Benzothiazolium Dyes",Spectrochim. Acta, 49A, 1055 (1993).
  43. I.K. Lednev, M.V. Fomina, S.P. Gromov, O.B. Stanislavsky, M.V. Alfimov, J.N. Moore, R.E. Hester; "A Raman Spectroscopic Study of Indolinium Styryl Dyes",Spectrochim. Acta, 48A, 931 (1992).
  44. I.K. Lednev, S.P. Gromov, E.N. Ushakov, M.V. Alfimov, J.N. Moore, R.E. Hester; "Photochromic Crown Ether Complexes: A Raman Spectroscopic Study",Spectrochim. Acta, 48A, 799 (1992).
  45. R.E. Hester, I.K. Lednev, P. Matousek, J.N. Moore, A.W. Parker, D. Phillips, W.T. Toner, M. Towrie, S. Umapathy; “ps-TR3 Studies of the excited singlet state of trans-stilbene in micelles”, Rutherford Appleton Laboratory Ann. Rep. RAL-92-020, 164 (1992).
  46. A.J. Langley, P. Matousek, A.W. Parker, M. Towrie, I.C.E. Turcu, D. Phillips, R.E. Hester, I.K. Lednev, J.N. Moore, S. Umapathy; “High repetition rate picosecond time-resolved resonance Raman spectroscopy apparatus”, Rutherford Appleton Laboratory Ann. Rep. RAL-93-031, 218 (1993).
  47. I.K. Lednev, M.V. Alfimov Y. Kuriyama, T. Arai, H. Sakuragi, K. Tokumaru; "Photosensitized cis-trans Isomerization of Stilbene Via Cation Radical Mechanism in Micellar Solution", J. Photochem. Photobiol. A: Chem., 63, 20 (1992).
  48. K. Tokumaru, Y. Kuriyama, T. Arai, I.K. Lednev, R. Akaba, H. Sakuragi; "Highly Specific Isomerization of Aromatic Olefin Radical Cations Produced by Photosensitized Electron Transfer" in "Photochemical Processes in Organized Molecular Systems" (K. Honda, Ed), Elsevier Science Publishers B.V., 199 (1991).
  49. M.V. Alfimov, S.P. Gromov and I.K. Lednev; "Molecular Design, Photoisomerization and Complexation of Crown Ether Styryl Dyes", Chem.Phys.Lett., 185, 455 (1991).
  50. S.P. Gromov, O.A. Feydorova, E.N. Ushakov, O.B. Stanislavsky, I.K. Lednev and M.V. Alfimov; "Styryl Dyes Containing Crown Ether. 2. Synthesis, Photoinitiated and Dark Complexation of Betaine 15-crown-5 Dye", Dokl.Akad.Nauk SSSR, 317, 1134 (1991).
  51. E.N. Ushakov, I.K. Lednev and M.V. Alfimov; "Quantum Yield of Photodissociation of Diphenyldiselenide in n-hexane”, Khim.Vys.Energ., 25, 93 (1991).
  52. E.N. Ushakov, I.K. Lednev, N.N. Magdesieva and M.V. Alfimov; "Stilbene cis-trans Isomerization Photosensitized with Diphenyldiselenide", Khim.Vys.Energ., 24, 447 (1990).
  53. I.K. Lednev, E.V. Oskina and M.V. Alfimov; "Luminescence Quenching of Tris(bipyridyl)ruthenium Complex by Acetylanthracene in a Cationic Micellar System", Khim.Vys.Energ., 24, 533 (1990).
  54. S.P. Gromov, M.V. Fomina, E.N. Ushakov, I.K. Lednev and M.V. Alfimov; "Synthesis, Photoisomerization and Complexation of Crown Ether Dyes",Dokl.Akad.Nauk SSSR, 314, 1135 (1990).
  55. E.N. Ushakov, I.K. Lednev and M.V. Alfimov; "Photosensitized Catalytic Isomerization of Stilbene",Dokl.Akad.Nauk SSSR, 313, 903 (1990).
  56. D.A. Styrkas, I.K. Lednev and M.V. Alfimov; "Isomerization of 1-(p-chlorphenyl)-2-(a-naphthyl) ethylene in Solution Photosensitized by a Langmuir-Blodgett Film of Ruthenium (2+) Complex", Biol.Membr., 7, 1173 (1990).
  57. D.A. Styrkas, I.K. Lednev and M.V. Alfimov; "Spectral and Luminescence Properties of Langmuir-Blodgett Films Based on a Stilbazolium Salt. Formation of H-Aggregates",Dokl.Akad.Nauk SSSR, 312, 407 (1990).
  58. M.V. Alfimov, I.K. Lednev, D.A. Styrkas; "Spectral and Luminescent Properties of Langmuir-Blodgett Films of Stilbazole Salt: Formation of H Aggregates",Thin Solid Films, 179, 397 (1989 (1989).
  59. I.K. Lednev, T.V. Khenkina, V.F. Razumov and M.V. Alfimov; "High-Efficiency Cis-Trans-Isomerization of Phenylnapthylethylene Photosensitized with Iodine", Khim.Vys. Energ., 22, 184 (1988).
  60. I.K. Lednev, V.A. Aulov, N.Ph. Bakeev; "Stabilization of Charges and Radiothermoluminescence of Polyethylene Doped with Aromatics", Radiat.Phys. Chem., 27, 335 (1986).
  61. V.A. Aulov, I.K. Lednev; in "Systems of special temperature points of solids", (U.N. Venevcev and V.I. Muramcev, Eds.), Nauka, Moscow, p.82 (1986).
  62. N.V. Skuratova, V.V. Filippov, V.A. Aulov, A.T. Koritskii, I.K. Lednev, B.V. Tolkachev and V.G. Nikol'skii; "Mechanism of Radiothermoluminescence of Polyolefins Containing Luminophors", Dokl.Akad.Nauk SSSR, 279, 140 (1984).
  63. V.A. Aulov, I.K. Lednev, A.G. Perekupka, A.V. Chichagov and N.F. Bakeev; "Effect of Hexane on the Radiothermoluminescence of Polyethylene", Vysokomol.Soedin., 25A, 935 (1983).
  64. I.K. Lednev, V.A. Aulov and N.F. Bakeev; "Role of Aromatic Additives in the Mechanism of Radiothermoluminescence of Polyethylene", Khim.Fiz., 9, 1223 (1983).
  65. I.K. Lednev, V.A. Aulov and N.F. Bakeev; "Spectral Composition of Radiothermo-luminescence of Polyethylene with Aromatic Additives", Optica Tverdogo Tela, MPhTI, p.43 (1983).
  66. I.K. Lednev, V.A. Aulov, N.F. Bakeev; "Dose Dependence of Radiothermoluminescence of Polyethylene Doped with Aromatics", Optica Tverdogo Tela, M.: MPhTI, p.45 (1983).
  67. I.K. Lednev and V.A. Aulov, in "Bibliography VINITI. Deponirovannye rukopisi", 8, 105 (1982).
  68. I.K. Lednev, V.A. Aulov and N.F. Bakeev; "Mechanism of Radiothermoluminescence of Polyethylene with Aromatic Additives", Dokl.Akad.Nauk SSSR, 265, 1424 (1982).

PATENTS

  1. Polymerized crystalline colloidal array comprising photochromic azobenzene for photochemically controlled photonic crystal diffraction. US Patent 6 589 452, 2003.
  2. Identification of Body Fluids Using Raman Spectroscopy. PCT Application Serial No. PCT/US2009/045955.
  3. Carbohydrate sensors using an intelligent polymerized crystalline colloidal array. U.S. Pat. Appl. Publ. (2003), 25 pp., Cont.-in-part of U.S. Pat. Appl. 2001 26,946. CODEN: USXXCO US 2003027240 A1 20030206 CAN 138:133446 AN 2003:97910 CAPLUS

JOURNAL COVERS

  1. Raman Spectroscopic Analysis of Gunshot Residue Offering Great Potential for Caliber Differentiation. Analyt Chem, 2012
  2. Spontaneous inter-conversion of insulin fibril chirality. Chem. Comm, 2012.
  3. CSI: Multidimensional Raman Spectroscopy, BioOptics World, 2012.
  4. Multidimensional Raman spectroscopic signatures as a tool for forensic identification of body fluid traces: A review, Appl Spectros, 2011.
  5. Amyloid fibrils are alive: spontaneous refolding from one polymorph to another, Chem. Comm. 2010.
  6. Forensic Body Fluid Identification: The Raman Spectroscopic Signature of Saliva, Analyst, 2010.
  7. Ultraviolet Raman spectroscopy is uniquely suitable for studying amyloid diseases. Current Science, 2009.

PRESS COVERAGE

     
  1. Canada Discovery Channel – Daily Planet program. Raman Spectroscopic Analysis of GunshotResidue. April 2012.
  2. Chemical & Engineering News. Raman Spectroscopy of Gunshot Residuefor caliber determination. By Celia Henry Arnaud, May 2012.
  3. ScienceNews magazine. Chemistsdistinguish between gunshot residue from various firearms. By Rachel Ehrenberg. April 2012.
  4. BioOptics World,CSI: Multidimensional Raman Spectroscopy, 2012
  5. Chemical & Engineering News. Tools for Amyloids. Cover story by Celia Henry Arnaud, June 15, 2009, Volume 87, Number 24, pp. 10-14)
  6. Easy amyloid refolding.Highlights in Chemical Biology, Royal Society of Chemistry. 19 February, 2010. By Frances Galvin
  7. Amyloid fibers refold spontaneously under mild conditions.Future Med. Chem. (2010) 2(4) 550-551. April, 2010.
  8. Amyloid fibril discovery promises neuropathology insight.BioOptics World Magazine. July 1, 2010
  9. UAlbany professor develops CSI Raman technique. Press coverage in spectroscopyNOW.com August, 2010
  10. University at Albany Researcher Develops CSI Technique. Press coverage in Forensic Magazine. July 16, 2010
  11. UAlbany professor develops CSI technique. Times Union newspaper. July 14, 2010 by Carol DeMare
  12. UAlbany Researcher Identifies Novel Method to Improve Crime Scene Investigations. Press release at the University at Albany website. July 12, 2010
  13. Kelly Virkler, '09. Discovering New Frontiers of Forensic Science. Press release at the University at Albany website. 2010
  14. Non-destructive spit test. Raman Newsletter from SpectroscopyNOW.com. 1 March, 2010.
  15. Forensic science calls woman. FLUID ANALYSIS EXPERT: Watertown High School grad making waves. By JAMIE MUNKS. THURSDAY, DECEMBER 31, 2009. Watertown Daily Times.
  16. Blood will tell. By Hank Hogan, Biophotonics, November/December 2009, 16-17.
  17. Raman Spectroscopy: As Seen in CSI? October 11, 2009
  18. Species in a snap: Raman analysis of blood. A news story published by the Analytic Chemistry, number one journal in the field in the world (by Erika Gebel, Anal. Chem., 2009, 81, 7862)
  19. Shashilov, V. and Lednev, I.K., Deep-UV Raman spectroscopy directly probes a fibrillation nucleus. Laser Focus World Magazine, December 2007, 87-90. Feature article.

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