Selected Publications

Guest Packing Motifs within a Supra-molecular Nano-Capsule and a Covalent Analogue, Liu, S.; Russell, D.H.; Zinnel, N.; Gibb, B.C., J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2013, 135, 4314-4324.  DOI: 10.1021/ja310741q

 

http://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021%2Fja310741q

 

Guest-mediated switching of the assembly state of a water-soluble deep-cavity cavitand, Gan, H. and Gibb, B. C., Chem. Commun., 2013, 1395-1397.  DOI: 10.1039/c2cc38227j

 

http://pubs.rsc.org/en/content/articlelanding/2013/cc/c2cc38227j

 

Dynamics of a Supramolecular Capsule Assembly with Pyrene, Tang, H.; de Oliveira, C.; Sonntag, G.; Gibb, C. L. D.; Gibb, B. C; Bohne, C., J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2012, 134, 5544-5547. DOI: 10.1021/ja301278p.

http://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/ja301278p

 

Guest-controlled self-sorting in assemblies driven by the hydrophobic effect, Gan, H.; Gibb, B.C. Chem. Commun., 2011, 47, 1656-1658. DOI: 10.1039/C2CC16603H. (Top 10 most accessed articles December 2012).

http://pubs.rsc.org/en/Content/ArticleLanding/2012/CC/c2cc16603h

 

Supramolecular Assembly and Binding in Aqueous Solution: Useful Tips Regarding the Hofmeister and Hydrophobic Effects, Gibb, B. C., Isr. J. Chem. 2011, 51, 798-806.  DOI: 10.1002/ijch.201100058.

http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/ijch.201100058/abstract

 

A versatile and modular approach to functionalization of deep-cavity cavitand via “click” chemistry, Li, Y., Giles, M. D., Liu, S., Laurent, B. A., Hoskins, J. N., Cortez, M. A., Sreerama, S. G., Gibb, B. C., Grayson, S. M., Chem. Commun., 2011, 47, 9036-9038. DOI: 10.1039/C1CC11259G

http://pubs.rsc.org/en/content/articlelanding/2011/CC/c1cc11259g

 

Anion Binding to Hydrophobic Concavity is Central to the Salting-in Effects of Hofmeister Chaotropes, Gibb, C. L. D.; Gibb, B. C., J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2011, 133, 7344-7347.  DOI: 10.1021/ja202308n

http://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021%2Fja202308n

 

An improved synthesis of ‘octa-acid’ deep-cavity cavitand, Liu, S., Whisenhunt-Ioup, S. E., Gibb, C. L. D., and Gibb, B. C., Supramolecular Chemistry, 2011, 480-485. DOI: 10.1080/10610278.2010.550290.

http://pubmedcentralcanada.ca/articlerender.cgi?accid=PMC3110010

 

Non-monotonic Assembly of a Deep-Cavity Cavitand, Gan, H.; Benjamin, C. J.; Gibb, B. C., J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2011, 133, 4770-4773. DOI: 10.1021/ja200633d

http://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/ja200633d

 

Solvent Denaturation of Supramolecular Capsules Assembled via the Hydrophobic Effect, Liu S., Gibb, B. C., Chemical Commun., 2011, 3574-3576. DOI: 10.1039/c1cc10122f.

http://pubs.rsc.org/en/Content/ArticleLanding/2011/CC/c1cc10122f

 

Water-Soluble, Self-Assembling Container Molecules: An Update, Laughrey, Z. and Gibb, B. C., Chem. Soc. Rev, 2011, 40, 363-386. DOI: 10.1039/C0CS00030B

http://pubs.rsc.org/en/content/articlelanding/2011/cs/c0cs00030b/unauth

 

 Kinetic resolution of constitutional isomers controlled by selective protection inside a supramolecular nanocapsule, Liu, S., Gan, H., Hermann, A. T., Rick, S. W., Gibb, B. C. Nature Chemistry, 2010, 2, 847-852. DOI:10.1038/nchem.751.

http://www.nature.com/nchem/journal/v2/n10/abs/nchem.751.html

 

Dendronized cavitands: A step towards a synthetic viral capsid? Grayson, S. M., Gibb, B. C., Soft Matter, 2010, 6, 1377-1382. DOI: 10.1039/B921935H

http://pubs.rsc.org/en/Content/ArticleLanding/2010/SM/b921935h

 

Chiral Photochemistry within a Confined Space:  Diastereoselective Photorearrangements of a Tropolone and a Cyclohexadienone Included in a Synthetic Cavitand, Sundaresan, A. K.; Kaanumalle, L.; Gibb, C. L. D.; Gibb, B. C.; Ramamurthy, V.  Dalton Transactions, 2009, 20, 4003-4011. DOI: 10.1039/B900017H

http://pubs.rsc.org/en/Content/ArticleLanding/2009/DT/b900017h

 

Chiral Photochemistry in a Confined Space: Torquoselectivity During the Photocyclization of Pyridones within an Achiral Hydrophobic Capsule Sundaresan, A. K.; Gibb, C. L. D.; Gibb, B. C. and Ramamurthy, V., Tetrahedron (Symposium in Print), 2009, 65(35), 7277-7288. DOI:  10.1016/j.tet.2009.01.110

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2964841/

 

Guests of Differing Polarities Provide Insight into Structural Requirements for Templates of Water-Soluble Nano-Capsules, Gibb, C. L. D. and Gibb, B. C. Tetrahedron (Symposium in Print), 2009, 65(35), 7240-7248. DOI: 10.1002/chin.200945208

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2896298/

 

Divergent Dendronization of Deep-Cavity Cavitands to Tune Host Solubility, Giles, M. D.; Liu, S.; Emanuel, R. L.; Gibb, B. C.; and Grayson, S. M., Isr. J. Chem. 2009, 49, 31-40. DOI: 10.1560/IJC.49.1.31

http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1560/IJC.49.1.31/abstract

 

Dendronized Supramolecular Nano-Capsules: pH Independent, Water-Soluble, Deep-Cavity Cavitands Assemble via the Hydrophobic Effect, Giles, M. D.; Liu, S.; Emanuel, R. L.; Gibb, B. C.; and Grayson, S. M., J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2008, 130, 14430-14431.  DOI: 10.1021/ja806457x.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2744078/

 

 Synthesis of Nanoscale Carceplexes from Deep-Cavity Cavitands, Srinivasan, K., Gibb, B. C., Chem. Commun., 2008, 4640-4642. DOI: 10.1039/B811594J

http://pubs.rsc.org/en/content/articlelanding/2008/cc/b811594j

 

Water Inside a Hydrophobic Cavitand Molecule, Ewell, J.; Gibb, B. C.; Rick, S., J. Phys. Chem. B, 2008, 112, 10272-10279. DOI: 10.1021/jp804429n

http://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/jp804429n

 

High-Definition Self-Assemblies driven by the Hydrophobic Effect: Synthesis and Properties of a Supramolecular Nano-Capsule, Liu, S. and Gibb, B. C., Chem Commun. 2008, 3709-3716 (Feature Article). DOI: 10.1039/b805446k

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2614893/

 

Broad Functionalization of Deep-Cavity Cavitands by Directed Ortho Metalation, Kannupal, S. and Gibb, B. C., Euro. J. Org. Chem. (Cover article), 2008, 3265-3271. DOI: 10.1002/ejoc.200800206

http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/ejoc.200800206/abstract

 

Templation of the Excited State Chemistry of a-(n-alkyl)-dibenzylketones: How Guest Packing within a Nano-scale Supramolecular Capsule influences Photochemistry, Gibb, C. L. D.; Sundaresan, A. K.; Ramamurthy, V.; Gibb, B. C., J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2008, 130, 4069-4080.  DOI: 10.1021/ja7107917

http://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/ja7107917

 

Encapsulation of Ferrocene and Peripheral Electrostatic Attachment of Viologens to Dimeric Molecular Capsules Formed by an Octaacid, Deep-Cavity Cavitand, Podkoscielny, D.; Philip, I.; Gibb, C. L. D.; Gibb, B. C.; Kaifer, A. E.,  Chem. Eur. J., 2008, 14, 4704-4710. DOI: 10.1002/chem.200701961

http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/chem.200701961/abstract

 

Controlling Photoreactions with Restricted Spaces and Weak Intermolecular Forces:  Exquisite Product Selectivity during Oxidation of Olefins by Singlet Oxygen Natarajan, A.; Kaanumalle, L. S.; Jockusch, S.; Gibb, C. L. D.; Gibb, B. C.; Turro, N. J. and Ramamurthy, V. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2007, 129, 4132-4133. DOI: 10.1021/ja070086x

http://turroserver.chem.columbia.edu/PDF_db/publications_801_850/NJT815.pdf

 

Straight-Chain Alkanes Template the Assembly of Water-Soluble Nano-Capsules, Gibb C. L. D.; Gibb, B. C., Chem. Commun. 2007, 1635-1637. DOI: 10.1039/B618731E

http://pubs.rsc.org/en/content/articlelanding/2007/CC/b618731e

 

Electrophilic Substitution of Deep Cavity Cavitands: Selective Exo Functionalization of Molecular Concavity Srinivasan, K. and Gibb, B. C., Organic Letters, 2007, 9, 745-748. DOI: 10.1021/ol062897w

http://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/ol062897w

 

Photo-Fries Reaction In Water Made Highly Selective With a Capsule Kaanumalle, L. S.; Gibb, C. L. D.; Gibb, B. C.; Ramamurthy, V., Organic and Biomolecular Chemistry, 2007, 5, 236-238. DOI: 10.1039/b617022f

http://pubs.rsc.org/en/Content/ArticleLanding/2007/OB/b617022f

 

Templated Assembly of Water-Soluble Nano-Capsules: Inter-Phase Sequestration, Storage, and Separation of Hydrocarbon Gases, Gibb, C. L. D., Gibb, B. C., J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2006, 128, 16498-16499. (Featured in Nature Nanotechnology, December 2006; http://www.nature.com/nnano/reshigh/2006/1206/full/nnano.2006.204.html) DOI: 10.1021/ja0670916

http://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/ja0670916

 

A Deuterated Deep-Cavity Cavitand Confirms the Importance of C-H×××X-R Hydrogen Bonds in Guest Binding, Laughrey, Z. R.; Upton, T. G.; Gibb, B. C., Chem. Commun. 2006, 970-972. DOI: 10.1039/b515187b

http://pubs.rsc.org/en/Content/ArticleLanding/2006/CC/b515187b

 

Directed Ortho Metallation of Deep-Cavity Cavitands: Functionalizing Molecular Concavity, Laughrey, Z. R.; Gibb, B. C., J. Org. Chem., 2006, 71, 1289-1294 (Cover article issue #4). DOI: 10.1021/jo0513515

http://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/jo0513515

 

Polyfunctionalized Macrocycles Demonstrate Enantioselective and Ditopic Binding Properties, Gong. J.; Gibb, B. C. Chem. Commun., 2005, 3319-3321. DOI: 10.1039/B501774B

http://pubs.rsc.org/en/content/articlelanding/2005/CC/b501774b

 

A Hydrophobic Nano-Capsule Controls the Photophysics of Aromatic Molecules By Suppressing their Favored Solution Pathways, Kaanumalle, L. S.; Gibb, C. L. D.; Gibb, B. C.; Ramamurthy, V., J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2005, 127, 3674-3675. DOI: 10.1021/ja0425381

http://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/ja0425381

 

A New Macrocycle Demonstrates Ditopic Recognition Properties, Gong J.; and Gibb, B. C.; Chem. Commun. 2005, 1393-1395. DOI: 10.1039/B414923H

http://pubs.rsc.org/en/content/articlelanding/2005/cc/b414923h

 

Controlling Photochemistry With Distinct Hydrophobic Nano-Environments, Kaanumalle, L. S.; Gibb, C. L. D.; Gibb, B. C.; Ramamurthy, V., J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2004, 126, 14366-14367. (see also: Nature, 2004, 432, p163, and Chemical & Engineering News Jan 3rd, 2005, p30). DOI: 10.1021/ja0450197

http://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/ja0450197

 

Well Defined, Organic Nano-Environments in Water: The Hydrophobic Effect Drives a Capsular Assembly Gibb, C. L. D., Gibb, B. C., J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2004, 126, 11408-11409.  DOI: 10.1021/ja0475611

http://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/ja0475611

 

Remote Substituents Influence both the Thermodynamics and Kinetics of Zinc Binding to Tris-Pyridyl Methanol Derivatives Gong J., Gibb, B. C., Organic Letters, 2004, 6, 1353-1356. DOI: 10.1021/ol0498491

http://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/ol0498491

 

Resorcinarenes as Templates Gibb, B. C., Chemistry: A European Journal, 2003, 9, 5180-5187. DOI: 10.1002/chem.200305029

http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/chem.200305029/abstract

 

Guest Binding and Orientation within Open Nano-scale Hosts, Laughrey, Z. R.; Gibb, C. L. D.; Senechal, T.; Gibb, B. C. Chemistry: A European Journal, 2003, 9, 130-139. DOI: 10.1002/chem.200390008

http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/chem.200390008/abstract

 

Resorcinarenes as Templates: A General Strategy for the Synthesis of Large Macrocycles, Li, X., Upton, T.; Gibb, C. L. D.; Gibb, B. C., J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2003, 125, 650-651. DOI: 10.1021/ja029116g

http://pubs.acs.org/doi/citedby/10.1021/ja029116g

 

Adjusting the Thermodynamics, Kinetics, and Orientation of Guests within Large Synthetic Hydrophobic Pockets, Gibb, C. L. D.; Li, X.; Gibb, B. C., Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (US), 2002, 99, 4857-4862. DOI: 10.1073/pnas.062653599

http://www.pnas.org/content/99/8/4857.full

 

C-H   X-R (X = Cl, Br and I) Hydrogen Bonds Drive the Complexation of a Nano-Scale Molecular Basket, Gibb, C. L. D.; Stevens, E. D.; Gibb, B. C., J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2001, 123, 5849-5850. DOI: 10.1021/ja005931p

http://pubs.acs.org/doi/full/10.1021/ja005931p

 

Two New Ligands for Carbonic Anhydrase Mimicry.  Li, X.; Gibb, C. L. D.; Kuebel, M. E;  Gibb, B. C., Tetrahedron, 2001, 57, 1175-1182.

http://144.206.159.178/ft/986/32026/556979.pdf

 

Reduced Symmetry Deep-Cavity Cavitands.  Green, J. O.; Baird, J.-H.; Gibb, B. C., Organic Letters, 2000, 2, 3845-3848. DOI: 10.1021/ol006569m

http://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/ol006569m

 

Functionalized Deep-Cavity Cavitands.  Xi, H.; Gibb, C. L. D.; Gibb, B. C., J. Org. Chem., 1999, 64, 9286-9288. DOI: 10.1021/jo9909913

http://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/jo9909913

 

Deep-Cavity Cavitands:  Synthesis and Solid-State Structure of Host Molecules Possessing Large Bowl-Shaped Cavities.  Xi, H., Gibb, C. L. D., Stevens, E. D., Gibb, B. C., Chem. Commun., 1998, 1743-1744. DOI: 10.1039/A803571G

http://pubs.rsc.org/en/content/articlelanding/1998/cc/a803571g