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Dr. Mo Hunsen

Dr. Mo Hunsen

Kenyon College, USA


Email: hunsenm@gmail.com


Qualifications

2011 Chair of the Chemistry Department at Kenyon College

2003 Co-Chair of the Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Program at Kenyon College


Publications (Selected)

  1. Hunsen, Mo. “Functional polyesters and copolymers by a one-pot acetylation/oxidation of Cellulose,” Chapter 18, in Materials, Chemicals and Energy from Forest Biomass, ACS Symposium Series, 2007, Ch 16, pp 247-259.
  2. Hunsen, Mo. “Pyridinium chlorochromate catalyzed oxidation of alcohols to aldehydes and ketones,” Tetrahedron Letters, 2005, 46, 1651-1653.
  3. Hunsen, Mo. “Carboxylic acids from primary alcohols and aldehydes by a Pyridinium chlorochromate catalyzed oxidation,” Synthesis 2005, 2487-2490.(Highlighted on CHEMINFORM).Featured on www.Organic-Chemistry.Org.
  4. Hunsen, Mo. “Monosaccharide Cycles: A method to determine the general stereochemical relationships of both D and L monosaccharides,” The Chemical Education Journal 2006, 9, No. 1.
  5. Hunsen, Mo*; Long, David A.; D’Ardenne, Christopher R.; and Smith, Amanda L.  “Mild one-pot preparation of glycosyl bromides,” Carbohydr. Res. 2005, 340, 2670-2674. “A Top 25 most downloaded Carbohydrate Research article.”
  6. Hunsen, Mo. “Pyridinium fluorochromate catalyzed oxidation of alcohols and aldehydes,” J. Fluor. Chem. 2005, 126, 1356-1360.  (Highlighted on CHEMINFORM).
  7. Temelkoff, D. P.; Smith, C. R.; Kibler, D. A.; McKee, A.; Duncan, S.; Zeller, M.;  Hunsen, M.; and Norris, P. “Application of Bis(diphenylphosphino)ethane in Staudinger-type N-Glycosyl Amide Synthesis,” Carbohydr. Res. 2006, 341, 1645-56.
  8. Hunsen, Mo*; Mitchell, Josh M.; Packer, Kyle T. “Hexafluoro-2-hydroxyisobutyric acid,” in Encyclopedia of Reagents in Organic Synthesis. 2007, DOI: 10.1002/047084289X.m00733.
  9. Hunsen, Mo*; Packer, Kyle T.; Mitchell, Josh M. “Methyl 2,2-diFluoro-2-Iodoacetate,” in Encyclopedia of Reagents in Organic Synthesis. 2007, DOI: 10.1002/047084289X.m00734.
  10. Hunsen, Mo; Azim, Abul; Mang, Harald; Wallner, Sabine R.; Ronkvist, Asa; Xie, Wenchun; and Gross, Richard A. “Lactone ring-opening polymerization catalyzed by a cutinase biocatalyst,” American Chemical Society Polymer Preprint 2006, 47 (2), 253.
  11. Azim, Abul; Hunsen, Mo; Mang, Harald; Wallner, Sabine R.; Ronkvist, Asa; Xie, Wenchun; and Gross, Richard A. “Cutinase: a new biocatalyst for polyester synthesis via polycondensation reactions,” American Chemical Society Polymer Preprint 2006, 47 (2), 226.
  12. Hunsen, Mo. “1,2,3-Oxadiazines and 1,2,3-Thiadiazines.” In Comprehensive Heterocyclic Chemistry III, AR Katritzky, CA Ramsden, EFV Scriven and RJK Taylor, Eds.; Elsevier: Oxford, 2008; Vol. 9, pp 291 - 300.
  13. Hunsen, Mo; Azim, Abul; Mang, Harald; Wallner, Sabine R.; Ronkvist, Asa; Xie, Wenchun; and Gross, Richard A. “A Cutinase with Polyester Synthesis Activity,” Macromolecules, 2007, 40, 148.
  14. Hunsen, Mo; Azim, Abul; Mang, Harald; Wallner, Sabine R.; Ronkvist, Asa; Xie, Wenchun; and Gross, Richard A. “Cutinase: A Powerful Biocatalyst for Polyester Synthesis by Polycondensation of diols and diacids and ROP of lactones,” ACS Symposium Series, 2008, Ch17, pp 263-274.
  15. Hunsen, Mo; Azim, Abul; Xie, Wenchun; and Gross, Richard A. “Humicola insolens Cutinase-Catalyzed Lactone Ring-Opening Polymerizations: Kinetics and Mechanistic Studies,” Biomacromolecules 2008, 9, 518-522.