Most Recent and Selected Publications

"Influence of Surface Structure on Single or Mixed Component Self-Assembled Monolayers via in Situ Spectroelectrochemical Fluorescence Imaging of the Complete Stereographic Triangle on a Single Crystal Au Bead Electrode" Yu, Z. L.; Casanova-Moreno, J.; Guryanov, I.; Maran, F.; Bizzotto, D. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2015, 137, 276-288.


"Molecular Resolution Visualization of a Pore Formed by Trichogin an Antimicrobial Peptide in a Phospholipid MonolayerSmetanin, M.; Slavomir, S.; Maran, F.; Lipkowski, J. BBA –Biomembranes 2014, 1838, 3130-3136.


"Gold Nanowired: A Linear (Au25)n Polymer from Au25 Molecular ClustersDe Nardi, M.; Antonello, S.; Jiang, D.; Pan, F.; Rissanen, K.; Ruzzi, M.; Venzo, A.; Zoleo, A.; Maran, F.: ACS Nano 2014, 8, 8505-8512.


"Interaction of Mixed-Ligand Monolayer-Protected Au144 Clusters with Biomimetic Membranes as a Function of the Transmembrane Potential" Becucci, L.; Polo, F.; Guidelli, R.; Maran, F. Langmuir 2014, 30, 8141-8151.


"Au25(SEt)18, a Nearly Naked Thiolate-Protected Au25 Cluster: Structural Analysis by Single Crystal X-ray Crystallography and Electron Nuclear Double Resonance" Dainese, T.; Antonello, S.; Gascón, J. A.; Pan, F.; Perera, N. V.; Ruzzi, M.; Venzo, A.; Zoleo, A.; Rissanen, K.; Maran, F. ACS Nano 2014, 8, 3904-3912.


"Electron Transfer through 3D Monolayers on Au25 Clusters" Antonello, S.; Arrigoni, G.; Dainese, T.; De Nardi, M.; Parisio, G.; Perotti, L.; René, A.; Venzo, A.; Maran, F. ACS Nano 2014, 8, 2788-2795.


"Reductive Deprotection of Monolayer Protected Nanoclusters: An Efficient Route to Supported Ultrasmall Au Nanocatalysts for Selective Oxidation" Das, S.; Goswami, A.; Hesari, M.; Al-Sharab , J. F.; Mikmeková, E.; Maran, F.; Asefa, T. Small 2014, 10, 1473-1478.


"Interaction of H2@C60 and Nitroxide through Conformationally Constrained Peptide Bridges" Garbuio, L.; Li, Y.; Antonello, S.; Gascón, J. A.; Lawler, R. G.; Lei, X.; Murata, Y.; Turro, N. J.; Maran, F. Photochem. Photobiol. 2014, 90, 439-447.


"Interplay of Charge State, Lability, and Magnetism in the Molecule-like Au25(SR)18 Cluster" Antonello, S.; Perera, N. V.; Ruzzi, M.; Gascón, J. A.; Maran, F. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2013, 135, 15585-15594.


"Conformationally Constrained Functional Peptide Monolayers for the Controlled Display of Bioactive Carbohydrate Ligands" Kaplan, J.; Shang, J.; Gobbo, P.; Antonello, S.; Chatare, V.; D.; Andrade, R.; Ratner, D. M.; Andrade, R.; Maran, F. Langmuir 2013, 29, 8187-8192.


"A Procedure for Estimating the Surface Dipole Moment of Monolayers Adsorbed on Electrodes" Becucci, L.; Guryanov, I.; Maran, F.; Scaletti, F.; Guidelli, R. Soft Matter 2012, 8, 8601-8607.


"Electron Transfer Catalysis with Monolayer Protected Au25 Clusters" Antonello, S.; Hesari, M.; Polo, F.; Maran, F. Nanoscale 2012, 17, 5333-5342.


"Effect of Orientation of the Peptide-Bridge Dipole Moment on the Properties of Fullerene-Peptide-Radical Systems" Garbuio, L.; Antonello, S.; Guryanov, I.; Li, Y.; Ruzzi, M.; Turro, N. J.; Maran, F. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2012, 134, 10628-10637.


"Ultrasensitive Nanostructured Immunosensor for Stem and Carcinoma Cell Pluripotency Gatekeeper Protein NANOG" Chikkaveeraiah, B. V.; Soldà, A.; Choudhary, D.; Maran, F.; Rusling, J. F. Nanomedicine 2012, 7, 957-965.


"Probing Membrane Permeabilization by the Antibiotic Lipopeptaibol Trichogin GA IV in a Tethered Bilayer Lipid Membrane" Becucci, L.; Maran, F.; Guidelli, R. Biochim. Biophys. Acta Biomembranes 2012, 1818, 1656-1662.


"Effect of the Charge State (z =  1, 0, +1) on the Nuclear Magnetic Resonance of Monodisperse Au25[S(CH2)2Ph]18z Clusters" Venzo, A.; Antonello, S.; Gascon, J.; Guryanov, I.; Leapman, R. D.; Perera, N. V.; Sousa, A.; Zamuner, M.; Zanella, A.; Maran, F. Anal. Chem. 2011, 83, 6355-6362.


"Dependence of Nonadiabatic Intramolecular Dissociative Electron Transfers on Stereochemistry and Driving Force" Antonello, S.; Venzo, A.; Maran, F. J. Electroanal. Chem. 2011, 660, 234-242.


"Size-dependent Direct Electrochemical Detection of Gold Nanoparticles: Application in Magnetoimmunoassays" Escosura-Muñiz, A.; Parolo, C.; Maran, F.; Mekoçi, A. Nanoscale 2011, 3, 3350-3356.


"Molecular Modeling Characterization of a Conformationally Constrained Monolayer-Protected Gold Cluster" Perera, N. V.; Isley, W.; Maran, F.; Gascon, J. A. J. Phys. Chem. C. 2010, 114, 16043-16050.


"Effect of a Strong Interfacial Electric Field on the Orientation of the Dipole Moment of Thiolated Aib-Oligopeptides Tethered to Mercury on Either the N- or C-Terminus" Becucci, L.; Guryanov, I.; Maran, F.; Guidelli, R. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2010, 132, 6194-6204.


"Tuning the Reducing Properties of 1,2-Diaryl-1,2-disodiumethanes" Azzena, U.; Pisano, L.; Antonello, S.; Maran, F. J. Org. Chem. 2009, 74, 8064-8070.


"Molecular Electron-Transfer Properties of Au38 Clusters" Antonello, S.; Holm, A. H.; Instuli, E.; Maran, F. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2007, 129, 9836-9837.


"Electron Transfer to Sulfides and Disulfides: Intrinsic Barriers and Relationship between Heterogeneous and Homogeneous Electron-Transfer Kinetics" Meneses, A. B.;   Antonello, S.; Arevalo, M. C.; Gonzalez, C. C.; Sharma, J.; Wallette, A. N.; Workentin, M. S.; Maran, F. Chem. Eur. J. 2007, 13, 7983-7995.


"Electrochemical, Pulsed Field Gradient Spin Echo NMR Spectroscopic, and ESR Spectroscopic Study of the Diffusivity of Molecular Probes inside Gel-type Cross-linked Polymers" Corain, B.; D’Archivio, A. A.; Galantini, L.; Lora, S.; Isse, A. A.; Maran, F. Chem. Eur. J. 2007, 13, 2392-2401.


"Effect of the Dipole Moment of Peptide Ligands on the Redox Potentials of Au38 and Au140 Nanoparticles" Holm, A. H.; Ceccato, M.; Donkers, R. L.; Fabris, L.; Pace, G.; Maran, F. Langmuir 2006, 22, 10584-10589.


"Gold Nanoclusters Protected by Conformationally Constrained Peptides" Fabris, L.; Antonello, S.; Armelao, L.; Donkers, R. L.; Polo, F.; Toniolo, C.; Maran, F. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2006, 128, 326-336.


"Double-Layer Correction for Electron-Transfer Kinetics at Glassy Carbon and Mercury Electrodes in N,N-Dimethylformamide" Meneses, A. B.; Antonello, S.; Arévalo, M.-C;  Maran, F. Electroanalysis. 2006, 18, 363-370.


"Intramolecular Dissociative Electron Transfer" Antonello, S.; Maran, F. Chem. Soc. Rev. 2005, 34, 418-428.


"Evidence against the Hopping Mechanism as an Important Electron Transfer Pathway for Conformationally Constrained Oligopetides" Polo, F.; Antonello, S.; Formaggio, F.; Toniolo, C.; Maran, F. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2005, 127, 492-493.


"Understanding Electron Transfer Across Negatively-Charged Aib Oligo-Peptides" Improta, R.; Antonello, S.; Formaggio, F.; Maran, F.; Rega, N.; Barone, V. J. Phys. Chem. B 2005, 109, 1023-1033.


"Electron Transfer to Sulfides: Heterogeneous Kinetics, C-S Bond Cleavage, and Self-protonation" Meneses, A. B.; Antonello, S.; Arévalo, M.-C.; Maran, F. Electrochim. Acta 2005, 50, 1207-1215.


"Synthesis and Characterization of a Series of Homopeptide Peroxyesters" Formaggio, F.; Crisma, M.; Scipionato, L.; Antonello, S.; Maran, F.; Toniolo, C. Org. Lett. 2004, 6, 2753-2756.


"Formation and Cleavage of Aromatic Disulfide Radical Anions" Antonello, S.; Daasbjerg, K.; Jensen, H.; Taddei, F.; Maran, F. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2003, 125, 14905-14916.


"Anomalous Distance Dependence of Electron Transfer Across Peptide Bridges" Antonello, S.; Formaggio, F.; Moretto, A.; Toniolo, C.; Maran, F. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2003, 125, 2874-2875.


"Insights into the Free Energy Dependence of Intramolecular Dissociative Electron Transfers" Antonello, S.; Crisma, M.; Formaggio, F.; Moretto, A.; Taddei, F.; Toniolo, C.; Maran, F. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2002, 124, 11503-11513.


"Theoretical and Electrochemical Investigation on Dissociative Electron Transfers Proceeding Through the Formation of Loose Radical Anions: Reduction of Symmetrical and Unsymmetrical Disulfides" Antonello, S.; Benassi, R.; Gavioli, G.; Taddei, F; Maran, F. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2002, 124, 7529-7538.


"Dissociative Electron Transfer" Maran, F.; Workentin, M. S. Interface 2002, 11, 44-49. 


"Intramolecular, Intermolecular, and Heterogeneous Nonadiabatic Dissociative Electron Transfer to Peresters" Antonello, S.; Formaggio, F.; Moretto, A.; Toniolo, C.; Maran, F.  J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2001, 123, 9577-9584.


"Kinetics and Mechanisms of the Dissociative Reduction of C-X and X-X Bonds (X = O, S)" Maran, F.; Wayner, D. D. M.; Workentin, M. S. Adv. Phys. Org. Chem. 2001, 36, p. 85-166.


"Nickel(I)(salen)-Electrocatalyzed Reduction of Benzyl Chlorides in the Presence of Carbon Dioxide" Gennaro, A.; Isse, A. A.; Maran, F. J. Electroanal. Chem. 2001, 507, 124-134.


"Reactivity of [Pd3(m-OAc)3(m,h2-MeSCHCO2Et-C,S)3] in the Presence of Triphenylphosphine: A Model of the Early Steps of the Pd/PR3 Catalyzed Heck Reaction" Basato, M.; Sesto, B.; Zecca, M.; Valle, G.; Antonello, S.; Maran, F. J. Organomet. Chem. 2000, 601, 201-210.


"The Role and Relevance of the Transfer Coefficient a in the Study of Dissociative Electron Transfers. Concepts and Examples from the Electroreduction of Perbenzoates" Antonello, S.; Maran, F. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1999, 121, 9668-9676.


"Kinetics and Temperature Dependence of the Reduction of Dialkyl Peroxides. New Insights into the Dynamics of Dissociative Electron Transfer" Donkers, R. L.; Maran, F.; Wayner, D. D. M.; Workentin, M. S. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1999, 121, 7239-7248.


"Evidence for Large Inner Reorganization Energies in the Reduction of Diaryl Disulfides: Toward a Mechanistic Link between Concerted and Stepwise Dissociative Electron Transfers?" Daasbjerg, K.; Jensen, H.; Benassi, R.; Taddei, F.; Antonello, S.; Gennaro, A.; Maran, F. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1999, 121, 1750-1751.



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