Gautam, R.; Loughrey, J. J.; Astashkin, A. V.; Shearer, J.; Tomat*, E. “Tripyrrindione as a redox-active ligand: Palladium(II) coordination in three redox states” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2015, 54, 14894–14897.

Akam, E. A., Tomat*, E. “Targeting iron in colon cancer via glycoconjugation of thiosemicarbazone prochelators” Bioconjugate Chem. 2016, 27, 1807–1812.

Gautam, R.; Chang, T. M.; Astashkin, A. V.; Lincoln, K. M.; Tomat*, E. “Propentdyopent: The scaffold of a heme metabolite as an electron reservoir in transition metal complexes” Chem. Commun. 2016, 52, 6585–6588.

Tomat*, E. “Coordination chemistry of linear tripyrroles: Promises and perils” Comments Inorg. Chem. 2016, 36, 327–342.

Akam, E. A.; Gautam, R.; Tomat*, E. “Metal-binding effects of sirtuin inhibitor sirtinol” Supramol. Chem. 2016, 28, 108–116.

Mertens, C.; Akam, E. A.; Rehwald, C.; Brüne, B.; Tomat*, E.; Jung*, M. “Intracellular iron chelation modulates the macrophage iron phenotype with consequences on tumor progression” PLoS ONE 2016, 11, e0166164.

Gautam, R.; Astashkin, A. V.; Chang, T. M.; Shearer, J.; Tomat*, E. “Interactions of Metal-Based and Ligand-Based Electronic Spins in Neutral Tripyrrindione π Dimers” Inorg. Chem. 2017, 56, 6755–6762.

Rooker, D. R.; Klyubka, Y.; Gautam, R.; Tomat, E.; Buccella*, D. “Peptide-based fluorescent probes for deacetylase and decrotonylase activity: Toward a general platform for real-time detection of lysine deacylation” ChemBioChem 2018, 19, 496-504.

Akam, E. A.; Utterback, R.; Marcero, J. R.; Dailey, H. R.; Tomat*, E. “Disulfide-masked iron prochelators:  Effects on cell death, proliferation, and hemoglobin production” J. Inorg. Biochem. 2018, 180, 186-193.

Gautam, R.; Petritis, S. J.; Astashkin, A. V.; Tomat*, E. “Paramagnetism and Fluorescence of Zinc(II) Tripyrrindione: A Luminescent Radical Based on a Redox-active Biopyrrin” Inorg. Chem. 2018, 57, 15240-15246.

Gautam, R.; Petritis, S. J.; Tomat*, E. “Redox-switchable cyan fluorescence of a BODIPY analog inspired by propentdyopent pigments” Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2019, 68-72.

Jung, M.; Mertens, C.; Tomat, E.; Brüne, B. “Iron as a central player and promising target in cancer progression” Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2019, 20, 273.

Swain, A.; Cho, B.; Gautam, R.; Curtis, C. J.; Tomat, E.; Huxter, V. "Ultrafast Dynamics of Tripyrrindiones in Solution Mediated by Hydrogen-Bonding Interactions" J. Phys. Chem. B 2019, 123, 5524-5535

Utterback, R. D.; Tomat*, E. “Developing Ligands to Target Transition Metals in Cancer” Encyclopedia of Inorganic and Bioinorganic Chemistry, 2019, Wiley, DOI: 10.1002/9781119951438.eibc2694.

Curtis, C. J.; Tomat*, E. “Heteroleptic palladium(II) complexes of dipyrrin-1,9-dione supported by intramolecular hydrogen bonding” J. Porphyrins Phthalocyanines 2020, 24, 112-120.

Tomat*, E. “Propentdyopents: Brief history of a family of dipyrrolic pigments" J. Porphyrins Phthalocyanines 2019, 23, 1265-1272.

Schnetz, M.; Meier, J. K.; Rehwald, C.; Mertens, C; Urbschat, A.; Tomat, E.; Akam, E. A.; Baer, P.; Roos, F. C.; Brüne, B.; Jung, M. “The disturbed iron phenotype of tumor cells and macrophages in renal cell carcinoma influences tumor growth” Cancers 2020, 12, 530.


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