Synthetic Organic Chemistry | Peer Reviewed Journals


Lee, J. B.; Kang, M. E.; Kim, J.; Lee, C. Y.; Kee, J.-M.; Myung, K.; Park, J.-U.*; Hong, S. Y.* “Direct diversification of unmasked quinazolin-4(3H)-ones through orthogonal reactivity modulation”

Chem. Commun. 2017, 53, 10394–10397. [link]


[39] Kim, W. G.; Kang, M. E.; Lee, J. B.; Jeon, M. H.; Lee, S.; Lee, J.; Choi, B.; Cal, P. M. S. D.; Kang, S.; Kee, J.-M.; Bernardes, G. J. L.; Rohde, J.-U.; Choe, W.; Hong, S. Y.* “Nickel-catalyzed azide–alkyne cycloaddition to access 1,5-disubstituted 1,2,3-triazoles in air and water”

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2017, 139, 12121-12124. [link]

(Selected as one of the Most Read Articles: Sep. 2017)

Mathew, B. P.; Yang, H. J.; Kim, J.; Lee, J. B.; Kim, Y.-T.; Lee, S.; Lee, C. Y.; Choe, W.; Myung, K.; Park, J.-U.*; Hong, S. Y.* “An annulative synthetic strategy for building triphenylene frameworks via multiple C–H activations” (equal contribution)

Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 2017, 56, 5007–5011. [link]


[37] Kim, K.; Park, I.; Ha, S.-Y.; Kim, Y.; Woo, M.-H.; Jeong, M.-H.; Shin, W. C.; Ue, M.; Hong, S. Y.; Choi, N.-S* “Understanding the thermal instability of fluoroethylene carbonate in LiPF6-based electrolytes for lithium ion batteries”

Electrochim. Acta 2017, 225, 358368. [link]

Yang, H. J.; Mathew, B. P.; Oh, D. G.; Myung, K.; Kwak, J. H.*; Hong, S. Y.* “Efficient copper catalysts for C–H bond arylation under microwave heating: direct access to multi-substituted pivanilides”

Catal. Commun. 2017, 90, 83–86. [link]

[35] Han, J.-G.; Park, I.; Cha, J.; Park, S.; Park, S.; Myeong, S.; Cho, W.; Kim, S.-S.; Hong, S. Y.; Cho, J.; Choi, N.-S.* “Interfacial architectures derived by lithium difluoro(bisoxalato)phosphate for Li-rich cathodes with superior cycling stability and rate capability”

ChemElectroChem 2017, 4, 5665. [link]


Jeon, M. H.; Mathew, B. P.; Kuram, M. R.; Kim, W. G.; Myung, K.; Hong, S. Y.* “Palladium and gold catalytic system enables direct access to O- and S-linked non-natural glyco-conjugates”

Org. Biomol. Chem. 2016, 14, 1151811524. [link]

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[33] Kim, W. G.; Choi, B.; Yang, H.-J.; Han, J.-A.; Jung, H.; Cho, H.; Kang, S.*; Hong, S. Y.* “Covalent conjugation of small-molecule adjuvants to nanoparticles induces robust cytotoxic T cell responses via DC activation” (equal contribution)

Bioconjugate Chem. 2016, 27, 2007–2013. [link]

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[32] Zhang, Y.; Fox, J. T.; Park, Y.-U.; Elliott, G.; Rai, G.; Cai, M.; Sakamuru, S.; Huang, R.; Xia, M.; Lee, K.; Jeon, M. H.; Mathew, B. P.; Park, H. D.; Edelmann, W.; Park, C. Y.; Hong, S. Y.; Maloney, D.; Myung, K.* “A novel chemotherapeutic agent to treat tumors with DNA mismatch repair deficiencies”

Cancer Res. 2016, 76, 4183–4191. [link]

[31] Kim, C.-K.; Shin, D.-S.; Kim, K.-E.; Shin, K.; Woo, J.-J.; Kim, S.; Hong, S. Y.*; Choi, N.-S.* “Fluorinated hyperbranched cyclotriphosphazene simultaneously enhances safety and electrochemical performance of high-voltage lithium-ion batteries”

ChemElectroChem 2016, 3, 913–921. [link]

[30] Mathew, B. P.; Yang, H. J.; Jeon, H.; Lee, J. H.; Kim, J. C.; Shin, T. J.; Myung, K.; Kwak, S. K.*; Kwak, J. H.*; Hong, S. Y.* “C–H bond arylation of anilines inside copper-exchanged zeolites”

J. Mol. Catal. A: Chem. 2016, 417, 64–70. [link]

[29] Kuram, M. R.; Kim, W. G.; Myung, K.; Hong, S. Y.* “Copper-catalyzed direct synthesis of 1,2,4-oxadiazoles from amides and organic nitriles via oxidative N–O bond formation”

Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2016, 438442. [link]


[28] Song, Y.-M.; Kim, C.-K.; Kim, K.-E.; Hong, S. Y.*; Choi N.-S.* “Exploiting chemically and electrochemically reactive phosphite derivatives for high-voltage spinel LiNi0.5Mn1.5O4 cathodes”

J. Power Sources 2016, 302, 2230. [link]


[27] Park, M.; Shin, D.-S.; Ryu, J.; Choi, M.; Park, N.; Hong, S. Y.*; Cho, J.* “Organic catholyte-containing flexible rechargeable lithium batteries”

Adv. Mater. 2015, 27, 51415146. [link]


Lithium metal batteries with organic-catholytes: a prototype structure

[26] Lee, H. H.; Park, Y.; Kim, S. H.; Yeon, S.-H.; Kwak, S. K.; Lee, K. T.*; Hong, S. Y.* “Mechanistic studies of transition metal-terephthalate coordination complexes upon electrochemical lithiation and delithiation”

Adv. Funct. Mater. 2015, 25, 48594866. [link]

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[25] Kim, J. H.; Lee, M.-S.; Jeon, S.; Kim, K.; Hong S. Y.*; Park, J.-U.* “Highly transparent and stretchable field-effect transistor sensors using graphene-nanowire hybrid nanostructures”

Adv. Mater. 2015, 27, 32923297 [link]

‘Glyco-conjugate modified graphene nanostructures’ for field-effect transistor applications

[24] Woo, S. H.; Yadgarov, L.; Rosentsveig, R.; Tenne, R.; Hong, S. Y.* “Fullerene-like Re-doped MoS2 nanoparticles as an intercalation host with fast kinetics for sodium ion batteries”

Isr. J. Chem. 2015, 55, 599603. [link]

[23] Seo, B.; Jeong, H. Y.; Hong, S. Y.; Zak, A.; Joo, S. H.* “Impact of a conductive core in tungsten sulfide-based nanostructure on the hydrogen evolution reaction”

Chem. Commun. 2015, 51, 83348337. [link]


[22] Kwon, M.-S.; Choi, A.; Park, Y.; Cheon, J. Y.; Kang, H.; Jo, Y.; Kim, Y.; Hong, S. Y.; Joo, S. H.; Yang, C.*; Lee, K. T.* “Synthesis of ordered mesoporous phenanthrenequinone-carbon via - interaction-dependent vapor pressure for rechargeable batteries”

Sci. Rep. 2014, 4, 7404. [link]

[21] Lee, H. H.; Park, Y.; Shin, K.-H.; Lee, K. T.*; Hong, S. Y.* “Abnormal excess capacity of conjugated dicarboxylates in lithium-ion batteries”

ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2014, 6, 1911819126. [link]

[20] Kang, Y. J.; Yang, H. J.; Jeon, S.; Kang, Y.-S.; Do, Y. K.; Hong, S. Y.*; Kang, S.* “Polyvalent display of monosaccharides on ferritin protein cage nanoparticles for the recognition and binding of cell-surface lectins”

Macromol. Biosci. 2014, 14, 619625. [link]

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[19] Min, J.; Moon, H.; Yang, H. J.; Shin, H.-H.; Hong, S. Y.; Kang, S.* “Development of P22 viral capsid nanocomposite as anti-cancer drug, bortezomib (BTZ), delivery nanoplatforms”

Macromol. Biosci. 2014, 14, 557564. [link]

[18] Han, J.-A; Kang, Y. J.; Shin, C.; Ra, J.-S.; Shin, H.-H.; Hong, S. Y.; Do, Y. K.*; Kang, S.* “Ferritin protein cage nanoparticles as versatile antigen delivery nanoplatforms for dendritic cell (DC)-based vaccine development”

Nanomedicine: Nanotechnology, Biology and Medicine 2014, 10, 561569. [link]


[17] Woo, S. H.; Lim, H.-W.; Jeon, S.; Travis, J. J.; George, S. M.; Lee, S.-H.; Jo, Y. N.; Song, J. H.; Jung, Y. S.; Hong, S. Y.; Choi, N.-S.; Lee, K. T.* “Ion-exchangeable functional binders and separator for high temperature performance of Li1.1Mn1.86Mg0.04O4 spinal electrodes in lithium ion batteries”

J. Electrochem. Soc. 2013, 160, A22342243. [link]

[16] Moon, H.; Kim, W. G.; Lim, S.; Kang, Y. J.; Shin, H.-H.; Ko, H.; Hong, S. Y.; Kang, S.* “Fabrication of uniform layer-by-layer assemblies with complementary protein cage nanobuilding blocks via simple His-tag/metal recognition”

J. Mater. Chem. B 2013, 1, 45044510. [link]

[15] Hong, S. Y.; Kim, Y.; Park, Y.; Choi, A.; Choi, N.-S.; Lee, K. T.* “Charge carrier in rechargeable batteries: Na ions vs. Li ions”

Energy & Environ. Sci. 2013, 6, 20672081. [link]

[14] Shao, L.; Zhang, B.; Zhang, W.; Hong, S. Y.; Schlogl, R.; Su, D. S.* “The role of palladium dynamics in the surface catalysis of coupling reactions”

Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 2013, 52, 21142117. [link]

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[13] Kwon, C.; Kang, Y. J.; Jeon, S.; Jung, S.; Hong, S. Y.*; Kang, S* “Development of protein-cage-based delivery nanoplatforms by polyvalently displaying β-cyclodextrins on the surface of ferritins through copper(I)-catalyzed azide/alkyne cycloaddition”

Macromol. Biosci. 2012, 12, 14521458. [link]

[12] Park, Y.; Shin, D.-S.; Woo, S. H.; Choi, N. S.; Shin, K. H.; Oh, S. M.; Lee, K. T.*; Hong, S. Y.* “Sodium terephthalate as an organic anode material for sodium ion batteries”

Adv. Mater. 2012, 24, 35623567. [link]

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The 1st Redox-Active Organic Molecules for Sodium Ion Batteries


[11] Lee, S. S.; Hong, S. Y.; Errey, J. C.; Izumi, A.; Davies, G. J.; Davis, B. G.* “Mechanistic evidence for a front-side, SNi-type reaction in a retaining glycosyltransferase”

Nature Chem. Biol. 2011, 7, 631638. [link]



[10] Bernardes, G. J. L.; Kikkeri, R.; Maglinao, M.; Laurino, P.; Collot, M.; Hong, S. Y.; Lepenies, B.; Seeberger, P. H.* “Design, synthesis and biological evaluation of carbohydrate-functionalized cyclodextrins and liposomes for hepatocyte-specific targeting”

Org. Biomol. Chem. 2010, 8, 49874996. [link]

[9] Hong, S. Y.; Kreizman, R.; Rosentsveig, R.; Zak, A.; Sloan, J.; Enyashin, A. N.; Seifert, G.; Green, M. L. H.; Tenne, R.* “One- and two-dimensional inorganic crystals inside inorganic nanotubes”

Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2010, 42334243. [link]

[8] Hong, S. Y.; Tobias, G.*; Al-Jamal, K. T.; Ballesteros, B.; Ali-Boucetta, H.; Lozano-Perez, S.; Nellist, P. D.; Sim, R. B.; Mather, S. J.; Green, M. L. H.; Kostarelos, K.*; Davis, B. G.* “Filled and glycosylated carbon nanotubes for in vivo radioemitter localization and imaging”

Nature Mater. 2010, 9, 485490. [link]

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[7] Hong, S. Y.; Popovitz-Biro, R.; Tobias, G.; Ballesteros, B.; Davis, B. G.; Green, M. L. H.; Tenne, R.* “Synthesis and characterization of WS2 inorganic nanotubes with encapsulated/intercalated CsI”

Nano Res. 2010, 3, 170173. [link]

[6] Kreizman, R.‡ ; Hong, S. Y.‡ ; Sloan, J.; Popovitz-Biro, R.; Albu-Yaron, A.; Ballesteros, B.; Tobias, G.; Davis, B. G.; Green, M. L. H.; Tenne, R.* “Core-shell PbI2@WS2 inorganic nanotubes from capillary filling” (‡Equal contribution)

Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 2009, 48, 12301233. [link]

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Dual metal-ligand coordination complexes with core-shell architecture

[5] Shao, L.; Tobias, G.; Salzmann, C. G.; Ballesteros, B.; Hong, S. Y.; Crossley, A.; Davis, B. G.; Green, M. L. H.* “Removal of amorphous carbon for the efficient sidewall functionalisation of single-walled carbon nanotubes”

Chem. Commun. 2007, 50905092. [link]

[4] Hong, S. Y.; Tobias, G.; Ballesteros, B.; El Oualid, F.; Errey, J. C.; Doores, K. J.; Kirkland, A. I.; Nellist, P. D.; Green, M. L. H.; Davis, B. G.* “Atomic-scale detection of organic molecules coupled to single-walled carbon nanotubes”

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2007, 129, 1096610967. [link]

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[3] Enyashin, A. N.; Gemming, S.; Bar-Sadan, M.; Popovitz-Biro, R.; Hong, S. Y.; Prior, Y.; Tenne, R.; Seifert, G.* “Structure and stability of molybdenum sulfide fullerenes”

Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 2007, 46, 623627. [link]

[2] Bar-Sadan, M.; Enyashin, A. N.; Gemming, S.; Popovitz-Biro, R.; Hong, S. Y.; Prior, Y.; Tenne, R. Seifert, G.* “Structure and stability of molybdenum sulfide fullerenes”

J. Phys. Chem. B 2006, 110, 2539925410. [link]

[1] Hong, S. Y.; Popovitz-Biro, R.; Prior, Y.; Tenne, R.* “Synthesis of SnS2/SnS fullerene-like nanoparticles: a superlattice with polyhedral shape”

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2003, 125, 1047010474. [link]

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Coordination complexes with superlattice structures