Lidia Smentek
Last active: 2/15/2016


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  1. Biosynthetic Mechanism of Lanosterol: Cyclization. Chen N, Wang S, Smentek L, Hess BA, Wu R (2015) Angew Chem Int Ed Engl 54(30): 8693-6
    › Primary publication · 26069216 (PubMed)
  2. The concerted nature of the cyclization of squalene oxide to the protosterol cation. Hess BA, Smentek L (2013) Angew Chem Int Ed Engl 52(42): 11029-33
    › Primary publication · 24038770 (PubMed)
  3. Concerted, highly asynchronous, enzyme-catalyzed [4 + 2] cycloaddition in the biosynthesis of spinosyn A; computational evidence. Hess BA, Smentek L (2012) Org Biomol Chem 10(37): 7503-9
    › Primary publication · 22885939 (PubMed)
  4. Physical constraints on sesquiterpene diversity arising from cyclization of the eudesm-5-yl carbocation. Hess BA, Smentek L, Noel JP, O'Maille PE (2011) J Am Chem Soc 133(32): 12632-41
    › Primary publication · 21714557 (PubMed)
  5. Lanthanides caged by the organic chelates; structural properties. Smentek L (2011) J Phys Condens Matter 23(14): 143202
    › Primary publication · 21422507 (PubMed)
  6. Compelling computational evidence for the concerted cyclization of the ABC rings of hopene from protonated squalene. Smentek L, Hess BA (2010) J Am Chem Soc 132(48): 17111-7
    › Primary publication · 21080653 (PubMed)
  7. Structural elucidation of cisoid and transoid cyclization pathways of a sesquiterpene synthase using 2-fluorofarnesyl diphosphates. Noel JP, Dellas N, Faraldos JA, Zhao M, Hess BA, Smentek L, Coates RM, O'Maille PE (2010) ACS Chem Biol 5(4): 377-92
    › Primary publication · 20175559 (PubMed) · PMC2860371 (PubMed Central)
  8. Quantitative exploration of the catalytic landscape separating divergent plant sesquiterpene synthases. O'Maille PE, Malone A, Dellas N, Andes Hess B, Smentek L, Sheehan I, Greenhagen BT, Chappell J, Manning G, Noel JP (2008) Nat Chem Biol 4(10): 617-23
    › Primary publication · 18776889 (PubMed) · PMC2664519 (PubMed Central)
  9. Lewis acid-catalyzed one-pot, three-component route to chiral 3,3'-bipyrroles. Dey S, Pal C, Nandi D, Giri VS, Zaidlewicz M, Krzeminski M, Smentek L, Hess BA, Gawronski J, Kwit M, Babu NJ, Nangia A, Jaisankar P (2008) Org Lett 10(7): 1373-6
    › Primary publication · 18336032 (PubMed)
  10. Role of the antenna in tissue selective probes built of lanthanide-organic chelates. Hess BA, Kedziorski A, Smentek L, Bornhop DJ (2008) J Phys Chem A 112(11): 2397-407
    › Primary publication · 18298101 (PubMed)
  11. Thermal [1,5] hydrogen sigmatropic shifts in cis,cis-1,3-cyclononadienes probed by gas-phase kinetic studies and density functional theory calculations. Baldwin JE, Raghavan AS, Hess BA, Smentek L (2006) J Am Chem Soc 128(46): 14854-62
    › Primary publication · 17105295 (PubMed)
  12. Density-functional theory structures of 1,4,7,10-tetraazacyclododecane-1,4,7,10-tetraacetic acid complexes for ions across the lanthanide series. Smentek L, Andes Hess B, Cross JP, Charles Manning H, Bornhop DJ (2005) J Chem Phys 123(24): 244302
    › Primary publication · 16396532 (PubMed)
  13. Concerted nature of AB ring formation in the enzymatic cyclization of squalene to hopenes. Hess BA, Smentek L (2004) Org Lett 6(11): 1717-20
    › Primary publication · 15151397 (PubMed)