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 Full list of publications (openindicates freely available 'open access' articles)

 
2017

  • (96) “Selective photocatalytic CO2 reduction in water through anchoring of a molecular Ni catalyst on CdS nanocrystals.” Kuehnel, M. F.; Orchard, K. L.; Dalle, K. E.; Reisner, E. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2017, in print. [html] [pdf]

  • (95open) “Photoelectrocatalytic H2 Evolution in Water with Molecular Catalysts Immobilised on p-Si via a Stabilising Mesoporous TiO2 Interlayer.” Leung, J. J.; Warnan, J.; Nam, D. H.; Zhang, J. Z.; Willkomm, J.; Reisner, E. Chem. Sci., 2017, in print. [html] [pdf]

  • (94) “Enhancing Light Absorption and Charge Transfer Efficiency in Carbon Dots Through Graphitization and Core Nitrogen Doping.” Martindale, B. C. M.; Hutton, G. A. M.; Caputo, C. A.; Prantl, S.; Godin, R.; Durrant, J. R.; Reisner, E. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2017, 56, 6459–6463. [html] [pdf]

  • (93) “Emerging Approaches to Stabilise Photocorrodible Electrodes and Catalysts for Solar Fuel Applications.” Crespo-Quesada, M.; Reisner, E. Energy Environ. Sci., 2017, 10, 1116–1127. [html] [pdf]

  • (92open) “Exploring step-by-step assembly of nanoparticle:cytochrome biohybrid photoanodes.” Hwang, E. T.; Orchard, K. L.; Hojo, D.; Beton, J.; Lockwood, C. W. J.; Adschiri, T.; Butt, J. N.; Reisner, E.; Jeuken, L. J. C. ChemElectroChem, 2017, in print. [html] [pdf]

  • (91open) “Understanding immobilized molecular catalysts for fuel-forming reactions through UV/vis spectroelectrochemistry.” Rosser, T. E.; Reisner, E. ACS Catalysis, 2017, 7, 3131–3141. [html] [pdf]

  • (90) “Solar-driven reforming of lignocellulose to H2 with a CdS/CdOx photocatalyst.” Wakerley, D. W.; Kuehnel, M. K.; Orchard, K. L.; Ly, K. H.; Rosser, T. E.; Reisner, E. Nature Energy, 2017, 2, 17021. [html] [pdf]

  • (89open) “High Performance Reduction of H2O2 with an Electron Transport Decaheme Cytochrome on a Porous ITO Electrode.” Reuillard, B.; Ly, K. H.; Hildebrandt, P.; Jeuken, L. J. C.; Butt, J. N.; Reisner, E. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2017, 139, 3324–3327. [html] [pdf]

  • (88open) “Solar H2 evolution in water with modified diketopyrrolopyrrole dyes immobilised on molecular Co and Ni catalyst-TiO2 hybrids.” Warnan, J.; Willkomm, J.; Ng, J. N.; Godin, R.; Prantl, S.; Durrant, J. R.; Reisner, E. Chem. Sci., 2017, 8, 3070–3079. [html] [pdf]

  • (87open) “Time-Resolved IR Spectroscopy Reveals a Mechanism with TiO2 as a Reversible Electron Acceptor in a TiO2–Re Catalyst CO2 Photoreduction System.” Abdellah, M.; El-Zohry, A. M.; Antila, L. J.; Windle, C. D.; Reisner, E. Hammarström, L. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2017, 139, 1226–1232. [html] [pdf]

  • (86open) “Dark photocatalysis: Storage of solar energy in carbon nitride for time-delayed hydrogen production.” Lau, V. W.-h.; Klose, D.; Kasap, H.; Podjaski, F.; Pigne, M.-C.; Reisner, E.; Jeschke, G.; Lotsch, B. V. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2017, 56, 510–514. Selected as 'Very Important Paper'. [html] [pdf]


  • 2016

  • (85open) “Carbon Dots as Versatile Photosensitizers for Solar-Driven Catalysis with Redox Enzymes.” Hutton, G. A. M.; Reuillard, B.; Martindale, B. C. M.; Caputo, C. A.; Lockwood, C. W. J.; Butt, J. N.; Reisner, E. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2016, 138, 16722–16730. [html] [pdf]

  • (84open) “Photoreduction of Shewanella oneidensis Extracellular Cytochromes by Organic Chromophores and Dye-Sensitized TiO2.” Ainsworth, E. V.; Lockwood, C. W. J.; White, G. F.; Hwang, E. T.; Sakai, T.; Gross, M. A.; Richardson, D. J.; Clarke, T. A.; Jeuken, L. J. C.; Reisner, E.; Butt, J. N. ChemBioChem, 2016, 17, 2324–2333. [html] [pdf]
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  • (83) “Competing charge transfer pathways at the photosystem II-electrode interface.” Zhang, J. Z.; Sokol, K. P.; Paul, N.; Romero, E.; van Grondelle, R.; Reisner, E. Nature Chem. Biol., 2016, 12, 1046–1052. [html] [pdf]

  • (82open) “Metal-encapsulated organolead halide perovskite photocathode for solar-driven hydrogen evolution in water.” Crespo-Quesada, M.; Pazos-Outón, L. M.; Warnan, J.; Kuehnel, M. K.; Friend, R. H.; Reisner, E. Nature Commun., 2016, 7, 12555. [html] [pdf]

  • (81open) “Rational wiring of photosystem II to hierarchical indium tin oxide electrodes using redox polymers.” Sokol, K. P.; Mersch, D.; Hartmann, V.; Zhang, J. Z.; Nowaczyk, M. M.; Rögner, M.; Ruff, A.; Schuhmann, W.; Plumeré, N.; Reisner, E. Energy Environ. Sci., 2016, 9, 3698–3709. [html] [pdf]

  • (80open) “Solar-driven Reduction of Aqueous Protons Coupled to Selective Alcohol Oxidation with a Carbon Nitride-Molecular Ni Catalyst System.” Kasap, H.; Caputo, C. A.; Martindale, B. C. M.; Godin, R.; Lau, V. W.; Lotsch, B. V.; Durrant, J. R.; Reisner, E. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2016, 138, 9183–9192. [html] [pdf]

  • (79) “Clean Donor Oxidation Enhances H2 Evolution Activity of a Carbon Quantum Dot-Molecular Catalyst Photosystem.” Martindale, B. C. M.; Joliat, E.; Bachmann, C.; Alberto, R.; Reisner, E. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2016, 55, 9402–9406. [html] [pdf]

  • (78) “Visible Light Driven Hydrogen Evolution with a Noble Metal Free CuGa2In3S8 Nanoparticle System in Water.” Kandiel, T. A.; Hutton, G. A. M.; Reisner, E. Catal. Sci. Technol., 2016, 6, 6536-6541. [html] [pdf]

  • (77open) “Photoelectrochemical hydrogen production in water using a layer-by-layer assembly of a Ru dye and Ni catalyst on NiO.” Gross, M. A.; Creissen, C. E.; Orchard, K. L.; Reisner, E. Chem. Sci., 2016, 7, 5537–5546. [html] [pdf]

  • (76open) “A Decahaem Cytochrome as Electron Conduit in Protein-­Enzyme Redox Processes.” Lee, C.-Y.; Reuillard, B.; Sokol, K. P.; Laftsoglou, T.; Lockwood, C. W. J.; Rowe, S. F.; Hwang, E. T.; Fontecilla-Camps, J. C.; Jeuken, L. J. C.; Butt, J. N.; Reisner, E. Chem. Commun., 2016, 52, 7390–7393. [html] [pdf]

  • (75open) “Electrocatalytic and Solar-driven CO2 Reduction to CO with a Molecular Mn Catalyst Immobilized on Mesoporous TiO2.” Rosser, T. E.; Windle, C. D.; Reisner, E. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2016, 55, 7388–7392. Selected as inside cover. [html] [pdf]

  • (74) “Photoelectrochemical H2 Evolution with a Hydrogenase Immobilized on a TiO2-protected Silicon Electrode.” Lee, C. Y.; Park, H. S.; Fontecilla-Camps, J. C.; Reisner, E. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2016, 55, 5971–5974. [html] [pdf]

  • (73open) “Precious-metal free photoelectrochemical water splitting with immobilised molecular Ni and Fe redox catalysts.” Rosser, T. E.; Gross, M. A.; Lai, Y.-H.; Reisner, E. Chem. Sci., 2016, 7, 4024–4035 (ISACS17 issue). [html] [pdf]

  • (72open) “A Poly(cobaloxime)/Carbon Nanotube Electrode: Freestanding Buckypaper with Polymer-Enhanced H2 Evolution Performance.” Reuillard, B.; Warnan, J.; Leung, J. J.; Wakerley, D. W.; Reisner, E. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2016, 55, 3952–3957. Selected as 'Hot Paper'. [html] [pdf]

  • (71open) “Bi-functional iron-only electrodes for efficient water splitting with enhanced stability through in-situ electrochemical regeneration.” Martindale, B. C. M.; Reisner, E. Adv. Energy Mater., 2016, 6, 1502095. [html] [pdf]

  • (70open) “Ligand Removal from CdS Quantum Dots for Enhanced Photocatalytic H2 Generation in pH Neutral Water.” Chang; C. M.; Orchard, K. L.; Martindale, B. C. M.; Reisner, E. J. Mat. Chem. A, 2016, 4, 2856–2862. (Issue on 'Water Splitting and Photocatalysis'). Selected as front cover. [html] [pdf]

  • (69open) “Dye-sensitised semiconductors modified with molecular catalysts for light-driven H2 production.” Willkomm, J.; Orchard, K. L.; Reynal, A.; Pastor, E.; Durrant, J. R.; Reisner, E. Chem. Soc. Rev., 2016, 45, 9–23. [html] [pdf]


  • 2015 (open all 2015 publications open access)

  • (68open) “Multi-functional Coatings from Scalable Single Source Precursor Chemistry in Tandem Photoelectrochemical Water Splitting.” Lai, Y.-H.; Palm, D. W.; Reisner, E. Adv. Energy Mater., 2015, 5, 1501668. [html] [pdf]

  • (67open) “[NiFeSe]-Hydrogenase Chemistry.” Wombwell, C.; Caputo, C. A.; Reisner, E. Acc. Chem. Res., 2015, 48, 2858–2865. [html] [pdf]

  • (66open) “Carbon Nitride-TiO2 Hybrid Modified with Hydrogenase for Visible Light Driven Hydrogen Production.” Caputo, C. A.; Wang, L.; Beranek, R.; Reisner, E. Chem. Sci., 2015, 6, 5690–5694. [html] [pdf]

  • (65open) “Wiring of Photosystem II to Hydrogenase for Photoelectrochemical Water Splitting.” Mersch, D.; Lee, C.-Y.; Zhang, J. Z.; Brinkert, K.; Fontecilla-Camps, J. C.; Rutherford, A. W.; Reisner, E. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2015, 137, 8541–8549. [html] [pdf]

  • (64open) “Photocatalytic Formic Acid Conversion on CdS Nanocrystals with Controllable Selectivity for H2 or CO.” Kuehnel; M. F.; Wakerley, D. W.; Orchard, K. L.; Reisner, E. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2015, 54, 9627–9631. Selected as inside back cover. [html] [pdf]

  • (63open) “Heterogenised Molecular Catalysts for CO2 Conversion.” Windle, C. D.; Reisner, E. Chimia, 2015, 69, 435–441 ('SCS Laureates and Awards' Issue). [html] [pdf]

  • (62open) “Oxygen tolerant proton reduction catalysis: Much O2 about nothing?” Wakerley, D. W.; Reisner, E. Energy Environ. Sci., 2015, 8, 2283–2295. Selected as inside front cover. [html] [pdf]

  • (61open) “Unravelling the pH-dependence of a molecular photocatalytic system for hydrogen production.” Reynal, A.; Pastor, E.; Gross, M. A.; Selim, S.; Reisner, E.; Durrant, J. R. Chem. Sci., 2015, 6, 4855–4859. [html] [pdf]

  • (60open) “Solar Hydrogen Production Using Carbon Quantum Dots and a Molecular Nickel Catalyst.” Martindale, B. C. M.; Hutton, G. A. M.; Caputo, C. A.; Reisner, E. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2015, 137, 6018–6025. Highlighted in JACS Spotlights (to Spotlight). [html] [pdf

  • (59open) “Synthetic Active Site Model of the [NiFeSe] Hydrogenase.” Wombwell, C.; Reisner, E. Chem. Eur. J., 2015, 21, 8096–8104. Selected as 'Hot Article', inside front cover and highlighted in Chemistry Views (to Highlight). [html] [pdf]

  • (58open) “A Decaheme Cytochrome as a Molecular Electron Conduit in Dye-Sensitized Photoanodes.” Hwang, E. T.; Sheikh, K.; Orchard, K. L.; Hojo, D.; Radu, V.; Lee, C.-Y.; Ainsworth, E.; Lockwood, C.; Gross, M. A.; Adschiri, T.; Reisner, E.; Butt, J. N.; Jeuken, L. C. Adv. Funct. Mater., 2015, 252308–2315. Selected as 'Very Important Paper'. [html] [pdf]

  • (57open) “Enhancing H2 Evolution Performance of an Immobilised Cobalt Catalyst by Rational Ligand Design.” Willkomm, J.; Muresan, N. M.; Reisner, E. Chem. Sci., 2015, 6, 27272736. Selected as Front cover. [html] [pdf]

  • (56open) “A Si Photocathode Protected and Activated with a Ti and Ni Composite Film for Solar Hydrogen Production.” Lai, Y.-H.; Park, H. S.; Zhang, J. Z.; Matthews, P. D.; Wright, D. S.; Reisner, E. Chem. Eur. J., 2015, 21, 3919–3923. [html] [pdf]

  • (55open) “Improving the photocatalytic reduction of CO2 to CO through immobilization of a molecular Re catalyst on TiO2.” Windle, C. D.; Pastor, E.; Reynal, A.; Whitwood, A. C.; Vaynzof, Y.; Durrant, J. R.; Perutz, R. N.; Reisner, E. Chem. Eur. J., 2015, 21, 3746–3754. [html] [pdf]


  • 2014 (open all 2014 publications open access)

  • (54open) “Proton reduction by molecular catalysts in water under demanding atmospheres.” Wakerley, D. W.; Gross, M. A.; Reisner, E. Chem. Commun., 2014, 50, 15995–15998. [html] [pdf]

  • (53open) “Reversible interconversion of CO2 and formate by a molybdenum-containing formate dehydrogenase.” Bassegoda, A.; Madden, C.; Wakerley, D. W.; Reisner, E.; Hirst, J. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2014, 136, 15473–15476. [html] [pdf]

  • (52open) “Distance dependent charge separation and recombination in semiconductor/molecular catalyst systems for water splitting.” Reynal, A.; Willkomm, J.; Muresan, N. M.; Lakadamyali, F.; Planells, M.; Reisner, E.; Durrant, J. R. Chem. Commun., 2014, 50, 1276812771. [html] [pdf]

  • (51open) “Photoelectrochemical Reduction of Aqueous Protons With a CuO|CuBi2O4 Heterojunction Under Visible Light Irradiation.” Park, H. S.; Lee, C.-Y.; Reisner, E. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2014, 16, 2246222465. [html] [pdf]

  • (50open) “Photocatalytic Hydrogen Production using Polymeric Carbon Nitride with a Hydrogenase and a Bioinspired Synthetic Ni Catalyst.” Caputo, C. A.; Gross, M. A.; Lau, V. W.; Cavazza, C.; Lotsch, B. V.; Reisner, E. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2014, 53, 11538–11542. [html] [pdf]

  • (49open) “Comparison of photoelectrochemical water oxidation activity of a synthetic photocatalyst system with Photosystem II.” Lai, Y.-H.; Kato, M.; Mersch, D.; Reisner, E. Faraday Discuss., 2014, 176, 199–211. [html] [pdf]

  • (48open) “Cobalt sulphide microtube array as cathode in photoelectrochemical water splitting with photoanodes.” Lin, C.-Y.; Mersch, D.; Jefferson, D. A.; Reisner, E. Chem. Sci. 2014 , 5, 49064913. [html] [pdf]
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  • (47open) “Digital color in cellulose nanocrystal films.” Dumanli, A.; van der Kooij, H.; Gen, K.; Reisner, E.; Baumberg, J. J.; Steiner, U.; Vignolini, S. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2014, 6, 12302–12306. [html] [pdf]

  • (46open) “Plasmonic Enhancement in BiVO4 Photonic Crystals for Efficient Water Splitting.” Zhang, L.; Lin, C.-Y.; Valev, V. K.; Reisner, E.; Steiner, U.; Baumberg, J. J. Small, 2014, 10, 3970–3978. [html] [pdf]

  • (45open) “Protein film photoelectrochemistry of the water oxidation enzyme Photosystem II.” Kato, M.; Zhang, J. Z.; Paul, N.; Reisner, E. Chem. Soc. Rev., 2014, 43, 64856497 (Emerging Investigators 2014 issue). [html] [pdf]

  • (44open) “Al-doped ZnO Inverse Opal Networks as Efficient Electron Collectors in BiVO4 Photoanodes for Solar Water Oxidation.” Zhang, L.; Reisner, E.; Baumberg, J. J. Energy Environ. Sci., 2014, 7, 14021408 (Part of 'Celebrating the 2014 RSC Prize Winners' themed issue). [html] [pdf]

  • (43open) “Development and Understanding of Cobaloxime Activity through Electrochemical Molecular Catalyst Screening.” Wakerley, D. W.; Reisner, E. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2014, 16, 5739–5746. [html] [pdf]

  • (42open) “Versatile Photocatalytic Systems for H2 Generation in Water Based on an Efficient DuBois-type Nickel Catalyst.” Gross, M. A.; Reynal, A.; Durrant, J. R.; Reisner, E. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2014, 136, 356–366. [html] [pdf]

  • (41open) “Synthesis, Structure and Reactivity of Ni Site Models of [NiFeSe]-Hydrogenases.” Wombwell, C.; Reisner, E. Dalton Trans., 2014, 43, 4483–4493 (Europe: New Talents issue). Selected as 'Hot Paper'. [html] [pdf]


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    3 (open all 2013 publications open access)

  • (40open) “Photocatalytic Hydrogen Evolution with a Hydrogenase in a Mediator-Free System under High Levels of Oxygen.” Sakai, T.; Mersch, D.; Reisner, E. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2013, 52, 12313–12316. Selected as 'Hot Article'. [html] [pdf]

  • (39open) “RYB Tri-Colour Electrochromism based on a Molecular Cobaloxime.” Scherer, M.; Muresan, N. M.; Steiner, U.; Reisner, E. Chem. Commun., 2013, 49, 10453–10455. Featured on outside front cover. [html] [pdf]

  • (38open) “Scalable one-step assembly of an inexpensive photoelectrode for water oxidation by deposition of a Ti and Ni-containing molecular precursor on nanostructured WO3.”  Lai, Y.-H.; King, T.C.; Wright, D. S.; Reisner, E. Chem. Eur. J., 2013, 19, 12943–12947. [html] [pdf]

  • (37open) “Covalent immobilization of oriented photosystem II on a nanostructured electrode for solar water oxidation.” Kato, M.; Cardona, T.; Rutherford, A. W.; Reisner, E. J. Am. Chem. Soc.2013, 135, 10610–10613. Highlighted in JACS/Inorganic Chemistry Virtual Issue "Inorganic Chemistry Driving the Energy Sciences". [html] [pdf]

  • (36open) “Parameters affecting electron transfer dynamics from semiconductors to molecular catalysts for the photochemical reduction of protons.”  Reynal, A.; Lakadamyali, F.; Gross, M. A.; Reisner, E. Durrant, J. R. Energy Environ. Sci., 2013 , 6, 3291–3300. Featured on front cover. [html] [pdf]

  • (35open) “Facile assembly of an efficient CoOx water oxidation electrocatalyst from Co-containing polyoxotitanate nanocages.” Lai, Y.-H.; Lin, C.-Y.; Lv, Y.; King, T.C.; Steiner, A.; Muresan, N. M.; Gan, L.; Wright, D. S.; Reisner, E. Chem. Commun., 2013, 49, 4331–4333 (Emerging Investigators 2013 issue). [html] [pdf]


  • 2012

  • (34) “Immobilization of a Molecular Cobaloxime Catalyst for Hydrogen Evolution on a Mesoporous Metal Oxide Electrode.” Muresan, N. M.; Willkomm, J.; Mersch, D.; Vaynzof, Y.; Reisner, E. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2012, 51, 12749–12753. [html] [pdf]

  • (33) “Cu2O/NiOx nanocomposite as an inexpensive photocathode in photoelectrochemical water splitting.” Lin, C.-Y.; Lai, Y.-H.; Mersch, D.; Reisner, E. Chem. Sci., 2012, 3, 3482–3487. [html] [pdf]

  • (32) “Selective Reduction of Aqueous Protons to Hydrogen with a Synthetic Cobaloxime Catalyst in the Presence of Atmospheric Oxygen.” Lakadamyali, F.; Kato, M.; Muresan, N. M.; Reisner, E. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.2012, 51, 9381–9384. Selected as 'Hot Article', featured on the inside cover and in the media [EPSRC & University]. [html] [pdf]

  • (31) “Electron Transfer in Dye-sensitised Semiconductors Modified with Molecular Cobalt Catalysts: Photoreduction of Aqueous Protons.” Lakadamyali, F.; Reynal, A.; Kato, M.; Durrant, J. R.; Reisner, E. Chem. Eur. J., 2012 , 18, 15464–15475. [html] [pdf]

  • (30) “Formation of Ti28 Ln Cages, the Highest Nuclearity Polyoxotitanates (Ln=La, Ce).” Lv, Y.; Willkomm, J.; Leskes, M.; Steiner, A.; King, T. C.; Gan, L.; Reisner, E.; Wood, P. T.; Wright, D. S. Chem. Eur. J., 2012, 18, 11867–11870. [html] [pdf]

  • (29) “Photoelectrochemical Water Oxidation with Photosystem II Integrated in a Mesoporous Indium-Tin Oxide Electrode.” Kato, M.; Cardona, T.; Rutherford, A. W.; Reisner, E. J. Am. Chem. Soc.2012, 134, 8332–8335. [html][pdf]

  • (28) “Encapsulation of a 'naked' Br- anion in a polyoxotitanate host.” Lv, Y.; Willkomm, J.; Steiner, A.; Gan, L.; Reisner, E.; Wright, D.S. Chem. Sci.2012, 3, 2470–2473. Highlighted in Chemistry World [to Article]. [html] [pdf]

  • (27) “Group 11 complexes containing the [C5(CN)5]- ligand; 'coordination-analogues' of molecular organometallic systems” Less, R.J.; Guan, B.; Muresan, N.M.; McPartlin, M.; Reisner, E.; Wilson, T.C.; Wright, D.S. Dalton Trans., 2012, 41, 5919–5924. [html] [pdf]

  • (26) “Colloidal metal oxide particles loaded with synthetic catalysts for solar H2 production.” Lakadamyali, F.; Kato, M.; Reisner, E. Faraday Discuss.2012, 155, 191–205 (Artificial Photosynthesis issue). Listed in 'most accessed articles'. [html] [pdf]

  • 2011

  • (25) “Photocatalytic H2 Evolution from Neutral Water with a Molecular Cobalt Catalyst on a Dye-sensitised TiO2 Nanoparticle.” Lakadamyali, F.; Reisner, E. Chem. Commun.2011, 47, 1695–1697 (Hydrogen web issue). Selected as 'Hot Article'. [html] [pdf]

  • (24) “Solar Hydrogen Evolution with Hydrogenases: From Natural to Hybrid Systems.” Reisner, E. Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2011, 1005–1016 (Hydrogenase Issue). Listed in 'most accessed articles'. [html] [pdf]


  • Postdoctoral career (Oxford; 2008 to 2009)

  • (23) “Efficient and clean photo-reduction of CO2 to CO by enzyme-modified TiO2 nanoparticles using visible light.” Woolerton, T. W.; Sheard, S.; Reisner, E.; Pierce, E.; Ragsdale, S. W.; Armstrong, F. A. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2010, 132, 2132–2133. Highlighted in Angewandte Chemie [to Highlight]. [html]

  • (22) “Visible Light-Driven H2 Production by Hydrogenases Attached to Dye-Sensitized TiO2 Nanoparticles.” Reisner, E.; Powell, D. J.; Cavazza, C.; Fontecilla-Camps,  J. C.; Armstrong, F. A. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2009, 131, 18457–18466. Selected as JACS Image Challenge [to Challenge], and highlighted in JACS Select #8 (Harnessing Energy for a Sustainable World) [to Issue]. [html]

  • (21) “Water-Gas Shift Reaction Catalyzed by Redox Enzymes on Conducting Graphite Platelets.” Lazarus, O.; Woolerton, T. W.; Parkin, A.; Lukey, M. J.; Reisner, E.; Seravalli, J.; Pierce, E.; Ragsdale, S. W.; Sargent, F.; Armstrong, F. A. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2009, 131, 14154–14155. Highlighted in Chemistry World [to Article]. [html]

  • (20) “Catalytic electrochemistry of a [NiFeSe]-hydrogenase on TiO2 and demonstration of its suitability for visible-light driven H2 production.” Reisner, E.; Fontecilla-Camps, J. C.; Armstrong, F. A. Chem. Commun. 2009, 550–552. Highlighted in Chemistry World, Highlights in Chemical Technolgy [to Article], and New Scientist [to Article]. [html]

  • (19) “Dynamic electrochemical investigations of hydrogen oxidation and production by enzymes and implications for future technology.” Armstrong, F. A.; Belsey, N. A.; Cracknell, J. A.; Goldet, G.; Parkin, A.; Reisner, E.; Vincent, K. A.; Wait, A. F. Chem. Soc. Rev. 2009, 38, 36–51 (Renewable Energy Issue). [html]


  • Postdoctoral career (MIT; 2005 to 2007)

  • (18) “Current Challenges for Modeling Enzyme Active Sites by Biomimetic Synthetic Diiron Complexes.” Friedle, S.; Reisner, E.; Lippard, S. J. Chem. Soc. Rev. 2010, 39, 2768–2779. [html]

  • (17) “Reactions of Synthetic [2Fe-2S] and [4Fe-4S] Clusters with Nitric Oxide and Nitrosothiols.” Harrop, T. C.; Tonzetich, Z. J.; Reisner, E.; Lippard, S. J. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2008, 130, 15602–15610. [html]

  • (16) “Synthesis of dicarboxylate "C-clamp" 1,2-diethynylarene compounds as potential transition-metal ion hosts.”  Reisner, E.; Lippard, S. J. Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2008, 156–163. [html]

  • (15) “A Planar Carboxylate-Rich Tetrairon(II) Complex and Its Conversion to Linear Triiron(II) and Paddlewheel Diiron(II) Complexes.” Reisner, E.; Telser, J.; Lippard, S. J. Inorg. Chem. 2007, 46, 10754–10770. [html]

  • (14) “Influence of Steric Hindrance on the Core Geometry and Sulfoxidation Chemistry of Carboxylate-rich Diiron(II) Complexes.” Reisner, E.; Abikoff, T. C.; Lippard, S. J. Inorg. Chem. 2007, 46, 10229–10240. [html]


  • PhD work (Vienna; 2002 to 2005)

  • (13) “An Electrochemical Study of Antineoplastic Gallium, Iron and Ruthenium Complexes with Redox Noninnocent α-N-Heterocyclic Chalcogensemicarbazones.” Kowol, C. R.; Reisner, E.; Chiorescu, I.; Arion, V. B.; Galanski, M.; Deubel, D. V.; Keppler, B. K. Inorg. Chem. 2008, 47, 11032–11047. [html]

  • (12) “Synthesis and Reactivity of the Aquation Product of the Antitumor Complex trans-[Ru IIICl4(indazole)2].” Cebrián-Losantos, B.; Reisner, E.; Kowol, C. R.; Roller, A.; Shova, S.; Arion, V. B.; Keppler, B. K. Inorg. Chem. 2008, 47, 6513–6523. [html]

  • (11) “Electron-transfer activated metal-based anticancer drugs.” Reisner, E.; Arion, V. B.; Keppler, B. K.; Pombeiro, A. J. L. Inorg. Chim. Acta 2008, 361, 1569–1583 (Piero Zanello Special Issue). [html]

  • (10) “Structure-Activity Relationships for NAMI-A-type Complexes (HL)[trans-RuCl4L(S-dmso)] (L = Imidazole, Indazole, 1,2,4-Triazole, 4-Amino-1,2,4-triazole, and 1-Methyl-1,2,4-triazole): Aquation, Redox Properties, Protein Binding, and Antiproliferative Activity.” Groessl, M.; Reisner, E.; Hartinger, C. G.; Eichinger, R.; Semenova, O.; Timerbaev, A. R.; Jakupec, M. A.; Arion, V. B.; Keppler, B. K. J. Med. Chem. 2007, 50, 2185–2193. [html]

  • (9) “Redox behavior of tumor-inhibiting ruthenium(III) complexes and effects of physiological reductants on their binding to GMP.” Schluga, P.; Hartinger, C. G.; Egger, A.; Reisner, E.; Galanski, M.; Jakupec, M. A.; Keppler, B. K. Dalton Trans. 200614, 1796–1802. [html]

  • (8) “KP1019 (FFC14A) from bench to bedside: preclinical and early clinical development – an overview" Jakupec, M.A.; Arion, V.B.; Kapitza, S.; Reisner, E.; Eichinger, A.; Pongratz, M.; Marian, B.; Graf v. Keyserlingk, N.; Keppler, B.K. Int. J. Clin. Pharmacol. Therap. 2005, 43, 595–596.

  • (7) “Tuning of Redox Properties for the Design of Ruthenium Anticancer Drugs: Part 2. Syntheses, Crystal Structures, and Electrochemistry of Potentially Antitumor [RuIII/IICl6-n(Azole)n]z (n = 3, 4, 6) Complexes.” Reisner, E.; Arion, V. B.; Eichinger, A.; Kandler, N.; Giester, G.; Pombeiro, A. J. L.; Keppler, B. K. Inorg. Chem. 2005, 44, 6704–6716. [html]

  • (6) “Isomeric [RuCl2(dmso)2(indazole)2] complexes: ruthenium(II)-mediated coupling reaction of acetonitrile with 1H-indazole.” Reisner, E.; Arion, V. B.; Rufinska, A.; Chiorescu, I.; Schmid, W. F.; Keppler, B. K. Dalton Trans. 2005, 2355–2364. [html]

  • (5) “Redox-Active Antineoplastic Ruthenium Complexes with Indazole: Correlation of in Vitro Potency and Reduction Potential.” Jakupec, M. A.; Reisner, E.; Eichinger, A.; Pongratz, M.; Arion, V. B.; Galanski, M.; Hartinger, C. G.; Keppler, B. K. J. Med. Chem. 2005, 48, 2831–2837. [html]

  • (4) “Reactions of Potent Antitumor Complex trans-[RuIIICl4(indazole)2]- with a DNA-Relevant Nucleobase and Thioethers: Insight into Biological Action.” Egger, A.; Arion, V. B.; Reisner, E.; Cebrián-Losantos, B.; Shova, S.; Trettenhahn, G.; Keppler, B. K. Inorg. Chem. 2005, 44, 122–132. [html]

  • (3) “First Insights into Structure-Activity Relationships of Anticancer [RuCl4(azole)2] Complexes.” Reisner, E.; Arion, V.B.; Keppler, B.K.; Pombeiro, A.J.L.; Kukushkin, V.Yu. J. Russ. Chem. Soc. (Zhurnal Ross. Khim.; Mendeleev Chemistry Journal) 2004, 48, 137–139.

  • (2) “Tuning of Redox Potentials for the Design of Ruthenium Anticancer Drugs - an Electrochemical Study of [trans-RuCl4L(DMSO)]- and [trans-RuCl4L2]- Complexes, where L = Imidazole, 1,2,4-Triazole, Indazole.” Reisner, E.; Arion, V. B.; Guedes da Silva, M. F. C.; Lichtenecker, R.; Eichinger, A.; Keppler, B. K.; Kukushkin, V. Yu.; Pombeiro, A. J. L. Inorg. Chem. 2004, 43, 7083–7093. [html]

  • (1) “Synthesis, X-ray Diffraction Structures, Spectroscopic Properties, and in vitro Antitumor Activity of Isomeric (1H-1,2,4-Triazole)Ru(III) Complexes.” Arion, V. B.; Reisner, E.; Fremuth, M.; Jakupec, M. A.; Keppler, B. K.; Kukushkin, V. Yu.; Pombeiro, A. J. L. Inorg. Chem. 2003, 42, 6024–6031. [html]