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I. Supramolecular Main Group Chemistry and Specific Metal Chelation

Collins, M. S.; Carnes, M. E.; Nell, B. P.; Zakharov, L. N.; Johnson, D. W. “A Facile Route to Old and New Cyclophanes Via Self-Assembly and Capture” Nature Comm. 2016, 7, 11052.

Carnes, M. E.; Collins, M. S.; Johnson, D. W. “Transmetalation of Self-Assembled, Supramolecular Complexes” Chem. Soc. Rev. 2014, 43, 1825-1834

Cangelosi, V. M.; Zakharov, L. N.; Johnson, D. W. “Supramolecular Transmetallation Leads to an Unusual Self-Assembled P2L3 Cryptand“ Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2010, 49, 1248-1251.

Pitt, M. A.; Johnson, D. W. “Main Group Supramolecular Chemistry” Chem. Soc. Rev. 2007, 36, 1441-1453.

Vickaryous, W. J.; Herges, R.; Johnson, D. W. “Arsenic-π Interactions Stabilize a Self-Assembled As2L3 Supramolecular Complex“ Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 200443, 5831-5833.

II. Inorganic Nanoclusters
Fulton, B. L.; Perkins, C. K.; Mansergh, R. H.; Jenkins, M. A.; Gouliouk, V.; Jackson, Jr., M. N.; Ramos, J. C.; Rogovoy, N. M.;† Gutierrez-Higgins, M. T.;† Boettcher, S. W.; Conley, J. F.; Keszler, D. A.; Hutchison, J. E.; Johnson, D. W. “Minerals to Materials: Bulk Synthesis of Aqueous Al Clusters and Their use as Precursors for Metal Oxide Thin Films” Chem. Mater. 2017, 29, 7760-7765.

Perkins, C. K.; Eitrheim, E. S.; Fulton, B. L.; Fullmer, L. B.; Colla, C. A.; Park, D.-H.; Oliveri, A. F.; Hutchison, J. E.; Nyman, M.; Casey, W. H.; Forbes, T. Z.; Johnson, D. W.; Keszler, D. A. “Synthesis of an Aluminum Hydroxide Octamer through a Simple Dissolution Method” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2017, 56, 10161-10164.

Oliveri, A. F.; Carnes, M. E.; Baseman, M. M.;† Richman, E. K.; Hutchison, J. E.; Johnson, D. W. “Single Nanoscale Cluster Species Revealed by 1H NMR Diffusion-Ordered Spectroscopy and Small-Angle X-ray Scattering” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2012, 51, 10992-10996.

Mensinger, Z. L.; Gatlin, J. T.; Meyers, S. T.; Zakharov, L. N.; Keszler, D. A.; Johnson, D. W. “Synthesis of Heterometallic Group 13 Nanoclusters and Inks for Oxide Thin-Film Transistors“ Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2008, 47, 9484-9486.

Rather, E.; Gatlin, J. T.; Nixon, P. G.; Tsukamoto, T.; Kravtsov, V.; Johnson, D. W. “A Simple Organic Reaction Mediates the Crystallization of the Inorganic Nanocluster [Ga133-OH)62-OH)18(H2O)24](NO3)< sub>15” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2005, 127, 3242-3243. (Highlighted inEditor’s Choice in Science, 2005, 307, 1377.)

III. Interactions between Anions and Aromatic Rings
Hartle, M. D.; Hansen, R. J.; Tresca, B. W.; Prakel, S. S.;† Zakharov, L. N.; Haley, M. M.; Pluth, M. D.; Johnson, D. W. “A Synthetic Supramolecular Receptor for the Hydrosulfide Anion” Angew. Chem. 2016, 55, 11480-11484. 

Tresca, B. W.; Hansen, R. J.; Chau, C. V.;† Hay, B. P.; Zakharov, L. N.; Haley, M. M.; Johnson, D. W. “Substituent Effects in CH Hydrogen Bond Interactions: Linear Free Energy Relationships and Influence of Anions” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2015, 137, 14959-14967.

Berryman, O.B.; Sather, A. C.; Hay, B. P.; Meisner, J. S.; Johnson, D. W. “Solution Phase Measurement of Both Weak σ and C-H•••X– Hydrogen Bonding Interactions in Synthetic Anion Receptors” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2008,130, 10895-10897.

Berryman, O. B.; Bryantsev, V. S.; Stay, D. P.; Johnson, D. W.; Hay, B. P. “Structural Criteria for the Design of Anion Receptors:  The Interaction of Halides with Electron-Deficient Arenes” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2007, 129, 48-58.

Berryman, O. B.; Hof, F.; Hynes, M. J.; Johnson, D.W. “Anion-π Interaction Augments Halide Binding in Solution” Chem. Commun. 2006, 506-508.