Faculty - Palencia

Dr. Hector Palencia

Dr. Hector Palencia, Associate Professor
Chemistry - UNK
University of Nebraska-Kearney
209B Bruner Hall, 905 W. 25th St.
Kearney, Nebraska 66849-1150
Phone: 308-865-8479
Fax: 308-865-8399
Palencia's webpage


A listing of recent refereed scholarly publications by UNK chemistry faculty and their students is given below.

Kamler, Chad A.; Soukup, Rodney J.; Ianno, Natale J.; Huguenin-Love, James L.; Olejní?ek, Jirí; Darveau, Scott A.Exstrom, Christopher L. Thin Films formed by Selenization of CuIn1-xBx Precursors in Se Vapor. Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells (2009), 93(1), 45-50.

Olejní?ek, Jirí; Darveau, Scott A.Exstrom, Christopher L.; Soukup, Rodney J.; Ianno, Natale J.; Kamler, Chad A.; Huguenin-Love, James L. Problems with Synthesis of Chalcopyrite CuIn1-xBxSe2, Materials Science Forum (2009), 609, 33-36.

Olejní?ek, Jirí; Kamler, Chad A.; Mirasano, Anatole; Martinez-Skinner, Andrea L.; Ingersoll, Matt A.; Exstrom, Christopher L.; Darveau, Scott A.; Huguenin-Love, James L.; Diaz, Martin; Ianno, Natale J.; Soukup, Rodney J.  A Non-vacuum Process for Preparing Nanocrystalline CuIn1-xGaxSe2 Materials Involving an Open-air Solvothermal Reaction.  Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells (2009), in press, available online (doi: 10.1016/j.solmat.2009.03.024).

Exstrom, Christopher L.; Olejníek, Jirí; Darveau, Scott A.; Mirasano, Anatole; Paprocki, David S.; Schliefert, Megan L.; Ingersoll, Matt A.; Slaymaker, Laura E.; Soukup, Rodney J.; Ianno, Natale J.; Kamler, Chad A.  Solvothermal Preparation, Processing, and Char- acterization of Nanocrystalline CuIn1-xAlxSe2 Materials.  Materials Research Society Symposium Proceedings (2009), 1165, M05-03

Joseph, K.S.; Moser, Annette C.; Basiaga, Sara B.G.; Schiel John, E.; Hage, David S.  Evaluation of Alternatives to Warfarin as Probes for Sudlow site I of Human Serum Albumin. Journal of Chromatography A (2009), 1216(16), 3492-3500.

Conrad, Mandi L.; Moser, Annette C.; Hage, David S.  Evaluation of Indole-based Probes for High-throughput Screening of Drug Binding to Human Serum Albumin:  Analysis of High-Performance Affinity Chromatography. Journal of Separation Science (2009), 32(8), 1145-1155.

Han, Xiaochun; Li, Chun; Mosher, Michael D.; Rider, Kevin C.; Zhou, Peiwen; Crawford, Ronald L.; Fusco, William; Paszczynski, Andrzej; Natale, Nicholas R.  Design, Synthesis, and Biological Evaluation of a Novel Class of Anticancer Agents: Anthracenylisoxazole Lexitropsin Conjugates. Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry (2009), 17(4), 1671-1680.

Gajewski, Mariusz P.; Beall, Howard; Schnieder, Mark; Stranahan, Sarah M.;  Mosher, Michael D. ; Rider, Kevin C.; Natale, Nicholas R.  Bis-anthracenyl Isolxazolyl Amides have Enhanced Anticancer Activity. Bioinorganic & Medicinal Chemistry Letters (2009), 19(15), 4067-4069.

Mosher, Michael D.; Norman, Amber L.; Shurrush, Khreisto A. 5-Bromomethyl-4,5-dihydroisoxazoles.  Tetrahedron Letters (2009), 50(40), 5647-5648.

“Fluxional additives: A second generation control in enantioselective catalysis”, Mukund P. Sibi, Shankar Manyem, Hector Palencia. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2006, 128, 13660- 13661.

“Improved turnover numbers in palladium-catalyzed bisdiene cyclization-trapping using N-heterocyclic carbene ligands”, James M. Takacs, Suman Layek, Hector Palencia, and Ross N. Andrews. Adv. Synth. Catal., 2005, 347 (15), 1937- 1942.

“Asymmetric Catalysis Using Self-Assembled Chiral Bidentate P,P-Ligands”, James M. Takacs, D. Sahadeva Reddy, Shin A. Moteki, Di Wu, and Hector Palencia J. Am.Chem. Soc., 2004, 126(14), 4494- 4495.

“Suzuki-Miyaura coupling with high turnover number using an N-acyl-N-heterocyclic carbene palladacycle precursor”, Hector Palencia, Federico Garcia-Jimenez, and James M. Takacs, Tetrahedron Lett., 2004, 45(20), 3849

"Targeting Methanopterin Biosynthesis to Inhibit Methanogenesis", Razvan Dumitru, Hector Palencia, Scott D. Schroeder, Bree A. DeMontigny, James M. Takacs, Madeline E. Rasche, Jess L. Miner, and Stephen W. Ragsdale, Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 2003, 69, 7236-7241.