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PUBLICATIONS | Previous Publications 

Previous Publications
11) R. Bermejo-Deval, R. S. Assary, E. Nikolla, M. Moliner, Y. Román-Leshkov, S. J. Hwang, A. Palsdottir, D. Silverman, R. F. Lobo, L. A. Curtiss, and M. E. Davis

"Metalloenzyme-like catalyzed isomerizations of sugars by Lewis acid zeolites"

Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci., 109:9727-9732 (2012) [link|pdf​]​​

10) Y. Román-Leshkov and M. E. Davis 

"Activation of carbonyl-containing molecules with solid Lewis acids in aqueous media"

ACS Catal., 1:1566–1580 (2011). [link|pdf]

9) E. Nikolla, Y. Román-Leshkov, M. Moliner, and M. E. Davis

""One-pot" synthesis of 5-(hydroxymethyl)furfural from carbohydrates using Tin-Beta zeolite"

ACS Catal., 1:408-410 (2011) [link|pdf]


8) Y. Román-Leshkov, M. Moliner, and M. E. Davis

"Impact of controlling the site distribution of Al atoms on catalytic properties in ferrierite-type zeolites,"

J. Phys. Chem. C, 115:1096–1102 (2011) [link|pdf]

7) Y. Román-Leshkov, M. Moliner, J. A. Labinger, and M. E. Davis

"Mechanism of glucose isomerization using a solid Lewis acid catalyst in water"

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 49:8954-8957 (2010) [link|pdf]

6) M. Moliner, Y. Román-Leshkov, and M. E. Davis

"Tin-containing zeolites are highly active catalysts for the isomerization of glucose in water" 

Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci., 107:6164-6168 (2010) [link|pdf]

5) Y. Román-Leshkov, M. Moliner, and M. E. Davis

"Hybrid organic−inorganic solids that show shape selectivity"

Chem. Mat., 22:2646-2652 (2010) [link|pdf]

4) Y. Román-Leshkov and J. A Dumesic

"Solvent effects on fructose dehydration to 5-hydroxymethylfurfural in biphasic systems saturated with inorganic salts"

Top. Catal., 52:297-303 (2009) [link|pdf]

3) Y. Román‐Leshkov, C. J. Barrett, Z. Y. Liu, and J. A. Dumesic

"Production of dimethylfuran for liquid fuels from biomass‐derived carbohydrates"

Nature, 447:982‐985 (2007) [link|pdf]

2) J. N. Chheda, Y. Román‐Leshkov, and J. A. Dumesic

"Production of 5‐hydroxymethylfurfural and furfural by dehydration of biomass‐derived mono‐and poly‐saccharides"

Green Chem., 9:342-­350 (2007) [link|pdf]

1) Y. Román‐Leshkov, J. N. Chheda, and J. A. Dumesic

"Phase modifiers promote efficient production of hydroxymethylfurfural from fructose"

Science, 312:1933‐1937 (2006) [link|pdf]

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