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Austin, R. N., Luddy, K., Erickson, K ., Pender-Cudlip, M., Bertrand, E., Deng, D., Buzdygon, R.S. van Beilen, J B., Groves, J.T. “ Cage escape competes with geminate recombination during alkane hydroxylation by the diiron oxygenase AlkB,” Ange. Chemie - Int. Ed. 2008, 47, 5232-5234.

Alkane-oxidizing metalloenzymes in the carbon cycle: A Critical Review  Rachel Narehood Austin* and John T. Groves, Metallomics, 2011  3(8) 775-787 DOI:10.1039/C1MT00048A.

Genome Sequence of Desulfatibacillum alkenovorans AK-O1: The Blueprint for Anaerobic Alkane Oxidation  A. V. Callaghan, B. E. L. Morris, I. A. C. Pereira, M. J. McInerney, R. N. Austin, J. T. Groves, J. J. Kukor, J. M. Suflita, L. Y. Young, G. Z. Zylstra, B. Wawrik Environmental Microbiology, 2011, doi:10.1111/j.1462-2920.2011.02516.x

Effects of pore diameter on particle size, phase, and turnover frequency in mesoporous silica supported cobalt Fischer-Tropsch catalysts, I.T. Ghampson C. Newman, L. Kong E. Pier,  K. D. Hurley, R. A. Pollock, B. R. Walsh, B. Goundi J. Wright,  M. C. Wheeler, R. Meulenberg, W.J. DeSisto, B. G. Frederick*, and R.N. Austin* Applied Catalysis A 2010 388(1-2), 57-67  doi:10.1016/j.apcata.2010.08.028

Cage escape competes with geminate recombination during alkane hydroxylation by the diiron oxygenase AlkB, Rachel N. Austin, Kate Luddy, Karla Erickson, Marilla Pender-Cudlip, Erin Bertrand, Dayi Deng,  Ryan S. Buzdygon, Jan B. van Beilen, John T. Groves Angew. Chemie. Int. Ed., Engl. 2008  47(28) 5232-5234

Radical intermediates in monooxygenase reactions of rieske dioxygenases

Sarmistha Chakrabarty, Rachel N. Austin, Dayi Deng, John T. Groves, John D. Lipscomb, J. Am. Chem. Soc.  2007, 129, 3514-3515.

In vivo mechanistic profiling of alkane hydroxylases using the diagnostic substrate norcarane  Elena A. Rozhkova-Novosad, Jong-Chan Chae, Gerben J. Zylstra, Erin M. Bertrand, Marselle Alexander-Ozinskas, Dayi Deng, Luke A. Moe, Jan B. van Beilen, Michael Danahy, John T. Groves, Rachel N. Austin, Chemistry and Biology  2007 14, 165-172.

The diagnostic substrate bicyclohexane reveals a radical mechanism for bacterial Cytochrome P450 in whole cells Rachel N, Austin, Dayi Deng, Yongying Jiang, Kate Luddy, Jan B. van Beilen, Paul R. Ortiz de Montellano, John T. Groves, Angew. Chemie. Int. Ed., Engl. 2006, 45(48), 8192-8194.

Reaction mechanisms of non-heme diiron hydroxylases characterized in whole cell  Erin M. Bertrand, Ryo Sakai, Elena Rozhkova-Novosad, Luke Moe, Brian G. Fox, John T. Groves, Rachel N. Austin, Journal of Inorganic Biochemistry, 2005, 99(10), 1998-2006.

Remarkable Aliphatic Hydroxylation by Diiron Enzyme Toluene 4-Monooxygenase in Reactions with Radical/Cation Diagnostic Probes Norcarane, 1,1-Dimethylcyclopropane, and 1,1-Diethylcyclopropane Luke A. Moe, Zhengbo Hu, Dayi Deng, Rachel N. Austin, John T. Groves, and Brian G. Fox, Biochemistry, 2004, 43(50), 15688-15701.

Xylene Monooxygenase, a membrane-spanning non-heme diiron enzyme that hydroxylates hydrocarbons via a substrate radical intermediate  Rachel N. Austin, Kate Buzzi, Eungbin Kim, Gerben Zylstra, John T. Groves, Journal of BioInorganic Chemistry, 2003, 8, 733-740

The photodecomposition of carbaryl in the presence of silver-doped Zeolite Y and Suwannee River Natural Organic Matter  Marsha Kanan, Sofian M. Kanan, Rachel Narehood Austin, Howard H. Patterson.  Environmental Science and Technology, 2003, 37, 2280-2285.

Intermediate Q from soluble Methane Monooxygenase (sMMO) hydroxylates the mechanistic substrate probe norcarane: Evidence for a Stepwise Reaction  Brian J. Brazeau, Rachel N. Austin, Carly Tarr, John T. Groves, John D. Lipscomb, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2001, 123, 11831-11837.

 Photoluminescence and Raman Spectroscopy as Probes to Investigate Silver and Gold Dicyanide Clusters Doped in A-Zeolite and Understand the Mechanism of the Photoassisted Degradation of Carbaryl  Sofian M. Kanan,Carl P. Tripp, Rachel N. Austin, Howard H. Patterson, Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 2001, 105, 9441-9448.

Environmental Topics in the Undergraduate General and Analytical Chemistry Curriculum Thomas J. Wenzel and Rachel N. Austin, Environmental Science and Technology, 2001, 35(15) 326A-331A.

The Non-Heme Diiron Alkane Monooxygenase of Pseudomonas oleovorans (AlkB) Hydroxylates via a Substrate Radical Intermediate  Rachel N. Austin, Hung-Kuang Chang, Gerben Zylstra, John T. Groves, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2000, 122, 11747-8.

Characterization of iron(III)tetramesityl porphyrin and microperoxidase-8 in the molecular sieve MCM-41 Volker Schünemann, Alfred X. Trautwein,  Ivonne M. C. M. Rietjens,Marelle G. Boersma, Cees Veeger, Dominique Mandon, Raymond Weiss,   Kapil Bahl,   Christopher Colapietro,   Martin Piech, Rachel N. Austin, Inorganic Chemistry. 1999, 38(21), 4901-4905.

Compound I and Compound II Analogues from a Porpholactone K. Jayaraj, A. Gold, R.N. Austin, L.M. Ball, J. Terner, D. Mandon, R. Weiss, J. Fischer, A. DeCian, M. Müther, E. Bill, A.X. Trautwein. Inorganic Chemistry. 1997, 36(20), 4555-4566.

Molecular Structure of the Chloroiron (III) Derivative of the Meso-Unsubstituted, Pyrrole -substituted (2,7,12,17 Tetramethyl – 3,8,13,18 Tetramesityl) Porphyrin and the Weak Ferromagnetic Exchange Interaction in the Corresponding A1u Oxoiron (IV) Porphyrin p-Cation Radical Complex K. Ayougou, D. Mandon, J. Fischer, R. Weiss, M. Müther, E. Bill, V. Schünemann, A.X. Trautwein, J. Terner, K. Jayaraj, R.N. Austin, A. Gold. Chem. Eur. J. 1996, 2(9), 1159-1163.

Role of O-acetyltransferase in activation of oxidised metabolites of the genotoxic environmental pollutant 1-nitropyrene  P.F. Roser, P. Ramachandran, R. Sangaiah, R.N. Austin, A. Gold, L.M. Ball. Mutation Research, 1996, 369, 209-220.

Influence of meso Substituents on Electronic States of Oxoferryl Porphyrin p-Cation Radicals K. Jayaraj, J. Terner, A. Gold, D.A. Roberts, R.N. Austin, D. Mandon, R. Weiss, E. Bill, A.X. Trautwein, Inorganic Chemistry, 1996, 35, 1632-1640.

Compound I and II Analogues of a Chlorin K. Jayaraj, A. Gold, R.N. Austin, D. Mandon, R. Weiss, J. Terner, E. Bill, M. Müther, A.X. Trautwein. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1995, 117, 9079-9080.

Synthesis and Properties of Novel Substituted 4,5,6,7-tetrahydroindenes and Selected Metal Complexes Rachel N. Austin, T. Jeffrey Clark, Thomas E. Dickson, Christopher M. Kilian, Terence A. Nile, Daniel J. Schabacker. Journal of Organometallic Chemistry. 1995, 491, 11.

Spin Coupling in Distorted High-Valent Fe(IV)-Porphyrin Radical Complexes M. Müther, E. Bill, A.X. Trautwein, D. Mandon, R. Weiss, A. Gold, K. Jayaraj, R.N. Austin. Hyperfine Interactions, 1994, 91, 803-808.

Conformational Effects on the Redox Potentials of Tetraarylporphyrins Halogenated at the b-Pyrrole Positions Philippe Ochsenbein, Khajida Ayougou, Dominique Mandon, Jean Fischer, Raymond Weiss, Rachel N. Austin, Karupiah Jayaraj, Avram Gold. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. Engl. 1994, 33, 348-350.

Oxoferryl p-Cation Radical of b-Pyrrole Octachlorinated meso-Tetramesitylporphyrin: Electronic and Structural Properties Philippe Ochsenbein, Dominique Mandon, Jean Fischer, Raymond Weiss, Rachel Austin, Karupiah Jayaraj, Avram Gold, Eckhard Bill, Alfred X. Trautwein, James Terner. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. Engl. 1993, 32, 1437 – 1439.

b-Halogenated Porphyrins. Molecular Structures of 2,3,7,8,12,13,17,18- Octabromo – 5,10,15,20 – Tetramesityl porphyrin, Nickel(II) 2,3,7,8,12,13,17,18 – Octabromo -  5, 10, 15, 20 – Tetramesitylporphyrin and Nickel(II)  2,3,7,8,12,13,17,18 – Octabromo – 5,10,15,20 – Tetra (pentafluorophenyl) porphyrin D. Mandon, J. Fischer, R. Weiss, K. Jayaraj, R. N. Austin, A. Gold, P. S. White, O. Brigand, P. Battioni, D. Mansuy. Inorganic Chemistry, 1992, 31, 2044-2049.

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