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41 works published to date.

 

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Peer Reviewed Articles: 

* stars represent corresponding author(s) and underlined names were/are NBD group members.

36. Plant-derived biopolymers initiate heterogeneous ice nucleation via particulate interfaces immersed in supercooled droplets

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Bieber, P., Darwish, G. H., Algar, W. R., Borduas-Dedekind N.*, (2024): Cambridge Open Engage PREPRINT

35. Singlet oxygen is produced from brown carbon-containing cooking organic aerosols (BrCOA) under indoor lighting

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Borduas-Dedekind, N., Gemmell, K. J., Jayakody, M. M., Lee, R. J. M., Sardena, C., Zala, S. (2024): Environ. Sci.: Atmos PREPRINT (RCS Open Access)

34. High-speed cryo-microscopy proves that ice-nucleating proteins of Pseudomonas syringae trigger freezing at hydrophobic interfaces

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Bieber, P., Borduas-Dedekind, N. (2023): ChemRxiv. Cambridge: Cambridge Open Engage: PREPRINT
Special thank you to
Kron Tech - high speed imaging. 

33. Boiling of catechol secondary organic aerosol when heated to mild temperatures (36-52 °C) due to acetone and carbon dioxide formation and high viscosity

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Kiland, K. J., Hopstock, K. S., Akande, A. A., Johnson, K. N., Li, Y., Mahrt, F., Nikkho, S., Finlayson-Pitts, B. J., Borduas-Dedekind, N., Nizkorodov, S. A., Bertram, A. K. (2024): ES&T Air

32. The ozonolysis of methylated selenide compounds in the atmosphere: Isotopes, kinetics, products and mechanisms.

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Heine, P., Borduas-Dedekind, N. (2023) : Environ. Sci. Technol. 57 (35) 13079–13087

31. Seasonal variations in the production of singlet oxygen and organic triplet excited states in aqueous PM2.5 in Hong Kong SAR, South China.

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Lyu, Y., Lam, Y. H., Li, Y., Borduas-Dedekind, N., Nah, T. (2023): Atmos. Chem. Phys., 23: 9245–9263

30. Tropospheric ozone (O3) pollution in Johannesburg, South Africa: Exceedances, diurnal cycles, seasonality, Ox chemistry and O3 production rates.

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Borduas-Dedekind, N.,* Naidoo, M., Zhu, B., Geddes, J., Garland R. M., (2023): Clean Air Journal 33(1)

29. Regional Sources and Sinks of Atmospheric Particulate Selenium in the United States Based on Seasonality Profiles.

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Lao, I. R., Feinberg, A., Borduas-Dedekind, N.* (2023) : Environ. Sci. Technol. 57: 7401−7409 

28. Tracking the Photomineralization Mechanism in Irradiated Lab-Generated and Field-Collected Brown Carbon Samples and Its Effect on Cloud Condensation Nuclei Abilities.

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Müller, S., Giorio, C., Borduas-Dedekind, N.  (2023) ACS Environmental Au, 3 (3): 164-178

24. Lignin's ability to nucleate ice via immersion freezing and its stability towards physicochemical treatments and atmospheric processing.

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Bogler, S., Borduas-Dedekind, N.* (2020) Atmos. Chem. Phys., 20: 14509-14522

27. Journals with open-discussion forums are excellent educational resources for peer review training exercises

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Borduas-Dedekind, N., Short, K. C., and Carlson, S. P. (2023) Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 15: 1437–1440

23.  UVB-irradiated Laboratory-generated Secondary Organic Aerosol Extracts Have Increased Cloud Condensation Nuclei Abilities: Comparison with Dissolved Organic Matter and Implications for the Photomineralization Mechanism

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Borduas-Dedekind, N.*, Nizkorodov, S., McNeill K. (2020) CHIMIA, 74: 142-148

26. Singlet oxygen seasonality in aqueous PM10 is driven by biomass burning and anthropogenic secondary organic aerosol.

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Bogler, S., Daellenbach, K. R., Bell, D. M., Prévôt, A. S. H., El Haddad, I., Borduas-Dedekind, N.* (2022) Environ. Sci. Technol. 56, 22: 15389–15397

22. Spatial and temporal variability in the ice-nucleating ability of alpine snowmelt and extension to frozen cloud fraction.

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Brennan, K. P., David, R. O., Borduas-Dedekind, N.* (2020) Atmos. Chem. Phys., 20: 163-180

20. Reactive oxygen species production from secondary organic aerosols: The importance of singlet oxygen.

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Manfrin, A., Nizkorodov, S., Malecha, K., Getzinger, G., McNeill, K., Borduas-Dedekind, N.* (2019) Environ. Sci. Technol., 53: 8553-8562

19.  The Green Chemistry Initiative’s Contributions to Chemistry Education at the University of Toronto and Beyond. 

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Waked, A. E., Demmans, K. Z., Hems, R. F., Reyes, L. M., Mallov, I., Daley, E., Hoch, L.B., Mastronardi, M. L., De La Franier, B. J., Borduas, N., Dicks, A. P.* (2019) Green Chem Lett Rev., 12: 187-195

18. Photomineralization mechanism changes the ability of dissolved organic matter to activate cloud droplets and to nucleate ice crystals.

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Borduas-Dedekind, N.*, Ossola, R., David, R.O., Boynton, L.S., Weichlinger, V., Kanji, Z. A.*, McNeill, K. (2019) Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19: 12397-12412

25. Development of the drop Freezing Ice Nuclei Counter (FINC), intercomparison of droplet freezing techniques, and use of soluble lignin as an atmospheric ice nucleation standard.

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Miller, A. J., Brennan, K. P., Mignani, C., Wieder, J., David, R. O., Borduas-Dedekind, N.* (2021) Atmos. Meas. Techn.,14: 3131-3151

21. Development of the DRoplet Ice Nuclei Counter Zurich (DRINCZ): Validation and application to field collected snow samples.

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David, R. O.*, Cascajo, M. C., Brennan, K. P., Rösch, M., Els, N., Werz, J., Weichlinger, V., Boynton, L., Bogler, S., Borduas-Dedekind, N., Marcolli, C., Kanji, Z. A.* (2019) Atmos. Meas. Tech., 12: 6865-6888

17. Sources of isocyanic acid (HNCO) indoors: a focus on cigarette smoke.

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Hems, R., Wang, C., Collins, D. B., Zhou, S., Borduas-Dedekind, N., Siegel, J. A., Abbatt, J. P. D.* (2019) Environ. Sci. Processes Impacts., 21: 1334-1341

16. Isocyanic acid (HNCO) and its fate in the atmosphere: A review. 

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Leslie, M., Ridoli, M., Murphy, J. G., Borduas-Dedekind, N.*(2019) Environ. Sci. Processes Impacts., 21: 793-808

15. Singlet oxygen photooxidation of peptidic oxazoles and thiazoles.

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Manfrin, A., Borduas-Dedekind, N., Lau, K., McNeill, K.* (2019) J. Org. Chem., 84: 2439-2447

12. Exploring conditions for ultrafine particle formation from oxidation of cigarette smoke in indoor environments. 

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Wang, C., Collins, D. B., Hems, R. F., Borduas, N., Antinolo, M., Abbatt, J. P. D.* (2018) Environ. Sci. Technol., 52: 4623-4631

11. Gas-phase mechanisms of the reactions of reduced organic nitrogen compounds with OH radicals. 

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Borduas, N.*, Abbatt, J. P. D., Murphy, J. G., So, S., da Silva, G. (2016) Environ. Sci. Tecnol., 50: 11723-11734

8. Experimental and theoretical understanding of the gas phase oxidation of atmospheric amides with OH radicals: Kinetics, products, and mechanisms.

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Borduas, N., da Silva, G., Murphy, J. G.*, Abbatt, J. P. D.* (2015) J. Phys. Chem. A., 119: 4298-4308

7. The potential of methylsiloxanes as solvents for synthetic chemistry applications. 

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Ab Rani, M. A., Borduas, N., Colquhoun, V., Hanley,R., Johnson,H., Larger,S., Lickiss, P. D.*, Llopis-Mestre, V., Luu, S., Mogstad, M., Oczipka, P., Sherwood, J. R., Welton, T.,* Xing, J.-Y. (2014) Green Chem., 16: 1282-1296

14. Comparing industrial amination reactions in a combined class and laboratory green chemistry assignment.

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Obhi, N. K., Mallov, I., Borduas, N., Rousseaux, S. A. L.,* Dicks, A. P.* (2018) J. Chem. Ed., 96: 93-99

13. Seasonal influences on surface ozone variability in continental South Africa and implications for air quality.

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Laban, T. L., van Zyl, P. G.*, Beukes, J. P., Vakkari, V., Jaars, K., Borduas- Dedekind, N., Josipovic, M., Thompson, A. M., Kulmala, M., Laakso, L. (2018) Atmos. Chem. Phys., 18: 15491-15514

10. Gas Phase Oxidation of Nicotine by OH Radicals: Kinetics, Mechanisms and Formation of HNCO. 

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Borduas, N.*, Murphy, J. G., Wang, C., da Silva, G., Abbatt, J. P. D. (2016) Environ. Sci. Technol. Lett., 3:327-331

6. Gas phase oxidation of monoethanolamine (MEA) with OH radicals and ozone: Kinetics, products and particles.

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Borduas, N., Abbatt, J. P. D.*, Murphy, J. G.* (2013) Environ. Sci. Technol., 47: 6377-6383

9. Solubility and reactivity of HNCO in water: Insights into HNCO’s fate in the atmosphere.

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Borduas, N., Place, B.,Wentworth, G. R., Abbatt, J. P. D., Murphy, J. G.* (2016) Atmos. Chem. Phys. 16: 703-714

5. Ion chromatographic separation and quantitation of alkyl methylamines and ethylamines in atmospheric gas and particulate matter using preconcentration and suppressed conductivity detection.

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VandenBoer, T. C., Markovic, M. Z., Petroff, A., Czar, M. F., Borduas, N., Murphy, J. G.* (2012) J. Chromatogr. A., 1252: 74-83 

4. Cyclopalladation of phenylbenzamides: Synthesis and structure of bimetallic palladium(II)-complexes.

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Borduas, N., Lough, A. S., Dong, V. M.* (2011) Inorganica Chimica Acta., 369: 247-252

3. Pd-Catalyzedortho-arylation of phenylacetamides, benzamides, and anilides with simple arenes using sodium persulfate.

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Yeung, C. S., Zhao, X., Borduas, N., Dong, V. M.* (2010) Chem. Sci., 1: 331-336

2. Aerobic and electrochemical oxidative cross-dehydrogenative-coupling (CDC) reaction in an imidazolium-based ionic liquid.

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Baslé, O., Borduas, N., Dubois, P., Chapuzet, J. M., Chan, T.-H., Lessard, J.,* Li, C.-J.* (2010) Chem. Eur. J., 16: 8162-8166 

1. Copper-catalyzed oxidative coupling of benzylic C−H bonds with 1,3-dicarbonyl compounds.

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Borduas, N., Powell, D. A.* (2008) J. Org. Chem. 73: 7822-7825 

Book Chapters:

6. Aspuru-Guzik, A., Baik, M.-H., Balasubramanian, S., Banerjee, R., Bart, S., Borduas-Dedekind, N., Chang, S., Chen, P., Corminboeuf, C., Coudert, F.-X., Cronin, L., Crudden, C., Cuk, T., Doyle, A., Fan, C., and 35 other co-authors, (2019) Charting a Course for Chemistry.

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5. Borduas, N.*, (2018) Chapter: Tropospheric Ozone in South Africa. State of the Air Report 2018 

(Chapter published as part of a government report for the Department of Environmental Affairs of South Africa.)

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4. Borduas, N.*, Donahue, N. (2017) Chapter 3.1. The Natural Atmosphere. Green Chemistry: An Inclusive Approach. Elsevier, pp 131-150.

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3. Borduas, N.* (2016) Sharing African Science on Social Media. (Commentary)

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2. Borduas, N., Lin, V. S.* (2016) Research highlights: Laboratory studies of the formation and transformation of atmospheric organic aerosols. 

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1. Yeung, C. S., Borduas, N., Dong, V. M.* (2012) Metal-Catalyzed Heck-Type Reactions and C–C Cross Coupling via C–H Activation. Science of Synthesis, Cross Coupling and Heck-Type Reactions 43: Chapter 3.3 

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