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(75)    Fakharuddin, A.;* Armadorou, K. K.; Zorba, L. P.; Tountas, M.; Seewald, T.; Soultati, A.; Tsipas, P.; Schütz, E. R.; Panagiotakis, S.; Yannakopoulou, K.; Kymakis, E.; Yusoff, A. R. M.; Aidinis, K.; Schmidt-Mende, L.; Vougioukalakis, G. C.;* Nazeeruddin, M. K.;* Vasilopoulou, M.* Submitted. “A triethyleneglycol C60 mono-adduct derivative for efficient electron transport in inverted perovskite solar cells

(74)    Rotas, G.;* Antoniou, G.; Papagiorgis, P.; Basu, A.; Panidi, J.; Ufimkin, P.; Tsetseris, L.; Itskos, G,; Heeney, M. J.; Vougioukalakis, G. C.; Anthopoulos, T. D.; Keivanidis, P. E.* J. Mater. Chem. C. 2022, 10, DOI: 10.1039/D2TC03048A. “Doping-induced decomposition of organic semiconductors: a caveat to the use of Lewis acid p-dopants

(73)    Tzouras, N. V.; Gobbo, A.; Pozsoni, N. B.; Chalkidis, S. G.; Bhandary, S.; Van Hecke, K.; Vougioukalakis, G. C.;* Nolan, S. P.* Chem. Commun. 2022, 58, 8516-8519. “Hydrogen bonding-enabled gold catalysis: ligand effects in gold-catalyzed cycloisomerizations in hexafluoroisopropanol (HFIP)

(72)    Tzouras, N. V.; Scattolin, T.; Gobbo, A.; Bhandary, S.; Rizzolio, F.;* Cavarzerani, E.; Canzonieri, V.; Van Hecke, K.; Vougioukalakis, G. C.; Cazin, C. S. J.; Nolan, S. P.* ChemMedChem 2022, e202200135. “A Green Synthesis of Carbene-Metal-Amides (CMAs) and Carboline-Derived CMAs with Potent in vitro and ex vivo Anticancer Activity

(71)    Rodriguez-Muniz, G. M.; Mikroulis, T.; Pantelia, A.; Rotas, G.; Consuelo Cuquerella, M.; Vougioukalakis, G. C.;* Miranda, M. A.* Molecules 2022, 27, 1245. “Modulation by Phosphonium Ions of the Activity of Mitotropic Agents Based on the Chemiluminescence of Luminols

(70)    Zorba, L. P.; Egana, E.; Gomez-Bengoa, E.; Vougioukalakis, G. C.* ACS Omega 2021, 6, 23329-23346. “Zinc Iodide Catalyzed Synthesis of Trisubstituted Allenes from Terminal Alkynes and Ketones

(69)    Vasilopoulou, M.;* Rashid bin Mohd Yusoff, A.;* Daboczi, M.; Conforto, J.; Ximim Gavim, A. E.; Jose da Silva, W.; Gerniski Macedo, A.; Soultati, A.; Pistolis, G.; Schneider, F. K.; Dong, Y.; Jacoutot, P.; Rotas, G.; Jang, J.; Vougioukalakis, G. C.; Chochos, C. L.;* Kim, J. S.; Gasparini, N.* Nature Commun. 2021, 12, 4868. “High efficiency blue organic light-emitting diodes with below-bandgap electroluminescence

(68)    Mikroulis, T.; Consuelo Cuquerella, M.; Giussani, A.; Pantelia, A.; Rodriguez-Muniz, G. M.; Rotas, G.; Roca-Sanjuan, D.;* Miranda, M. A.;* Vougioukalakis, G. C.* J. Org. Chem. 2021, 86, 11388-11398. “Building a Functionalizable, Potent Chemiluminescent Agent: A Rational Design Study on 6,8-Substituted Luminol Derivatives

(67)    Zarkadoulas, A.; Zgouleta, I.; Tzouras, N. V.; Vougioukalakis, G. C.* Catalysts 2021, 11, 554. “Traceless Directing Groups in Sustainable Metal-Catalyzed C–H Activation

(66)    Tonis, E.; Stein, F.; Stamatopoulos, I. K.; Stubbe, J.; Zarkadoulas, A.; Sarkar, B.;* Vougioukalakis, G. C.* Synlett 2021, 32, 616-620. “A Pd-free Sonogashira Coupling Protocol Employing an In-Situ-Prepared Copper/Chelating 1,2,3-Triazolylidene System

(65)    Zorba, L. P.; Vougioukalakis, G. C.* Coord. Chem. Rev. 2021, 429, 213603. “The Ketone-Amine-Alkyne (KA2) Coupling Reaction: Transition Metal-Catalyzed Synthesis of Quaternary Propargylamines

(64)    McLoughlin, C. K.; Kotroni, E.; Bregnhøj, M.; Rotas, G.; Vougioukalakis, G. C.;* Ogilby, P. R.* Sensors 2020, 20, 5172. “Oxygen- and pH-Dependent Photophysics of Fluorinated Fluorescein Derivatives: Non-Symmetrical vs. Symmetrical FluorinationInvited Article

(63)    Adejumo, T. T.; Tzouras, N. V.; Zorba, L. P.; Radanovic, D.; Pevec, A.; Grubisic, S.; Mitic, D.; Andelkovic, K. K.; Vougioukalakis, G. C.;* Cobeljic, B.;* Turel, I.* Molecules 2020, 25, 4043. “Synthesis, Characterization, Catalytic Activity, and DFT Calculations of Zn(II) Hydrazone ComplexesInvited Article. One of the Zn(II) hydrazone complexes was selected as "Molecule of the Week" from the journal and was included in "Encyclopedia".

(62)   Neofotistos, S. P.; Tzouras, N. V.; Pauze, M.; Gomez-Bengoa, E.; Vougioukalakis, G. C.* Adv. Synth. Catal. 2020, 362, 3872-3885. “Manganese-Catalyzed Multicomponent Synthesis of Tetrasubstituted Propargylamines: System Development and Theoretical Study

(61)   Pantelia, A.; Daskalaki, I.; Consuelo Cuquerella, M.; Rotas, G.; Miranda, M. A.;* Vougioukalakis, G. C.* Molecules 2019, 11, 3957. “Synthesis and Chemiluminescent Properties of Amino-Acylated luminol Derivatives Bearing Phosphonium Cations

(60)   Tzouras, N. V.; Neofotistos, S. P.; Vougioukalakis, G. C.* ACS Omega 2019, 4, 10279-10292. “Zn-Catalyzed Multicomponent KA2 Coupling: One-Pot Assembly of Propargylamines Bearing Tetrasubstituted Carbon Centers

(59)   Voutyritsa, E.; Triandafillidi, I.; Tzouras, N. V.; Nikitas, N. F.; Pefkianakis, E. K.; Vougioukalakis, G. C.;* Kokotos, C. G.* Molecules 2019, 24, 1644. “Photocatalytic Atom Transfer Radical Addition to Olefins Utilizing Novel Photocatalysts Part of a Special Issue entitled "Photocatalytic Strategies in Organic Synthesis". Feature Paper.

(58)   Milenkovic, M. R.; Papastavrou, A. T.; Radanovic, D.; Pevec, A.; Jaglicic, Z.; Zlatar, M.; Gruden, M.; Vougioukalakis, G. C.; Turel. I.; Andelkovic, K.;* Cobeljic, B.* Polyhedron 2019, 165, 22-30. “Highly-Efficient N-Arylation of Imidazole Catalyzed by Cu(II) Complexes with Quaternary Ammonium-Functionalized 2-Acetylpyridine Acylhydrazone

(57)   Papastavrou, A. T.; Pauze, M.; Gomez-Bengoa, E.; Vougioukalakis, G. C.* ChemCatChem 2019, 11, 5379-5386. “Unprecedented Multicomponent Organocatalytic Synthesis of Propargylic Esters via CO2 ActivationPart of a Special Issue entitled "New Concepts in Homogeneous Catalysis", showcasing "some of the best research at the frontiers of homogeneous catalysis" - Guest Editors: Lutz Ackermann and Jean-Baptiste Sortais. Among the 10% of the Most Downloaded Papers in recent publications history (April 2020).

(56)   Kabanakis, A. N.; Bidikoudi, M.; Elsenety, M. M.; Vougioukalakis, G. C.;* Falaras, P.* Dyes and Pigments 2019, 165, 308-318. “Synthesis of Novel Semi-Squaraine Derivatives and Application in Efficient Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells

(55)   Liori, A.; Stamatopoulos, I. K.; Papastavrou, A. T.; Pinaka, A.; Vougioukalakis, G. C.* Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2018, 6134-6139. “A Novel, Sustainable, User-Friendly Protocol for the Pd-Free Sonogashira Coupling ReactionInvited Article (Invited Author). 3rd "Most Accessed" article (1st "Most Accessed" research article) of Eur. J. Org. Chem. in December 2018. Among the 10% of the Most Downloaded Papers in recent publications history (April 2020).

(54)   Stamatopoulos, I. K.; Kapsi, M.; Roulia, M.; Vougioukalakis, G. C.; Raptopoulou, C. P.; Psycharis, V.; Kostas, I. D.;* Kollar, L.;* Kyritsis, P.* Polyhedron 2018, 151, 292-298. “Structural Features and Catalytic Reactivity of [Pd{(Ph2P)2N(CH2)3Si(OCH3)3-kP,P'}I2] and Related Complexes in Hydroalkoxycarbonylation and Suzuki-Miyaura C-C Cross-Coupling Reactions

(53)   Tzouras, N. V.; Stamatopoulos, I. K.; Papastavrou, A. T.; Liori, A.; Vougioukalakis, G. C.* Coord. Chem. Rev. 2017, 343, 25-138. “Sustainable Metal Catalysis in C-H Activation

(52)   Manthou, V. S.; Perganti, D.; Rotas, G.; Falaras, P.;* Vougioukalakis, G. C.* Synlett 2017, 28, 929-933. “5-Alkyl-8-hydroxyquinolines: Synthesis and Application in Dye-Sensitized Solar CellsInvited Article (Invited Author).

(51)    Vougioukalakis, G. C.* Molecules 2016, 21, 1751. “Recent Advances in Olefin MetathesisInvited Editorial Article of a Special Issue on Olefin Metathesis.

(50)   Nega, A. D.; Pefkianakis, E. K.; Vougioukalakis, G. C.; Glynos, E.;* Sakellariou, G.* Eur. Polym. J. 2016, 83, 148-160. “Synthesis of P3HT-b-PS donor-acceptor diblock copolymer carrying pendant fullerenes at precise positions along the PS block

(49)   Sklavounos, A. A.; Pefkianakis, E. K.; Toubanaki, D. K.; Vougioukalakis, G. C.;* Calokerinos, A. C.* ChemPlusChem 2016, 81, 913-916. “A Squaraine Derivative for Cost-Effective, Quick and Highly Sensitive Determination of Mercury and Thiols and pH Sensing

(48)   Pefkianakis, E. K.; Manthou, V. S.; Paraskevopoulou, P.; Sakellariou, G.; Vougioukalakis, G. C.* ChemistrySelect 2016, 6, 1232-1238. “A New Family of Fullerene Derivatives Bearing Long Alkyl and Triethyleneglycol Moieties

(47)   Pefkianakis, E. K.; Theodossiou, T. A.;* Toubanaki, D. K.; Karagouni, E.; Falaras, P.; Papadopoulos, K.; Vougioukalakis, G. C.* Photochem. Photobiol. 2015, 91, 1191-1202. “A Family of Potent Ru(II) Photosensitizers with Enhanced DNA Intercalation: Bimodal Potokillers

(46)    Pefkianakis, E. K.;* Sakellariou, G.;* Vougioukalakis, G. C.* Curr. Org. Chem. 2015, 19, 1850-1871. “Graphene Nanoribbons: Towards Graphitic Materials with Predefined Dimensions and Electronic PropertiesInvited Article (Invited Author).

(45)    Pefkianakis, E. K.; Sakellariou, G.; Vougioukalakis, G. C.* ARKIVOC 2015, iii, 167-192. “Chemical Synthesis of Graphene NanoribbonsInvited Article (Invited Author) in an issue dedicated to Prof. M. Orfanopoulos.

(44)   Manthou, V. S.; Pefkianakis, E. K.; Falaras, P.;* Vougioukalakis, G. C.* ChemSusChem 2015, 8, 588-599. “Coadsorbents: a Key Component in Efficient and Robust Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells

(43)    Pinaka, A.; Vougioukalakis, G. C.* Coord. Chem. Rev. 2015, 288, 69-97. “Using Sustainable Metals to Carry out "Green" Transformations: Fe- and Cu-Catalyzed CO2 Monetization

(42)    Vougioukalakis, G. C.;* Konstantakou, M.; Pefkianakis, E. K.; Kabanakis, A. N.; Stergiopoulos, T.; Kontos, A. G.; Andreopoulou, A. K.; Kallitsis, J. K.; Falaras, P.* Asian J. Org. Chem. 2014, 3, 953-962. “A Novel Ruthenium-Based Light-Harvesting Antenna Bearing an Anthracene Moiety in Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells

(41)    Konti, G.; Vougioukalakis, G. C.;* Bidikoudi, M.; Kontos, A. G.; Methenitis, C.; Falaras, P.* Polyhedron 2014, 82, 12-18. “A Ru(II) Molecular Antenna Bearing a Novel Bipyridine-Acrylonitrile Ligand: Synthesis and Applications in Dye Solar Cells" Invited Article.

(40)    Konstantakou, M.; Stergiopoulos, T.;* Likodimos, V.; Vougioukalakis, G. C.; Syggelou, L.; Kontos, A. G.; Tserepi, A.; Falaras, P.* J. Phys. Chem. C 2014, 118, 16760-16775. “Influence of Fluorine Plasma Treatment of TiO2 Films on the Behavior of Dye Solar Cells Employing the Co(II)/(III) Redox Couple" Invited Article. Featured in the blog "Nanochemistry" (March 2014).

(39)    Aluicio-Sarduy, E.; Baidak, A.; Vougioukalakis, G. C.; Keivanidis, P. E.* J. Phys. Chem. C 2014, 118, 2361-2369. “Phosphorimetric Characterization of Solution-Processed Polymeric Oxygen-Barriers for the Encapsulation of Organic ElectronicsFeatured in the blog "Nanochemistry" (January 2014).

(38)   Vougioukalakis, G. C.* Curr. Org. Chem. 2013, 17, 2559. “Recent Developments in Olefin MetathesisEditorial Article of a Special Issue on Olefin Metathesis (Guest Editor).

(37)    Pinaka, A.; Dimotikali, D.; Chankvetadze, B.; Papadopoulos, K.;* Vougioukalakis, G. C.* Synlett 2013, 24, 2401-2406. “Catalytic Asymmetric Reduction of Prochiral Ketones with Chiral β-Amino Alcohol N-Boranes and their Corresponding tris-(Oxazaborolidine) BorazinesInvited Article (Invited Author).

(36)    Pefkianakis, E. K.; Christodouleas, D.; Giokas, D. L.; Papadopoulos, K.;* Vougioukalakis, G. C.* Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2013, 4628-4635. “A New Family of Ru(II) Photosensitizers with High Singlet Oxygen Quantum Yield: Synthesis, Characterization, and Evaluation

(35)    Vougioukalakis, G. C.;* Stergiopoulos, T.; Kontos, A. G.; Pefkianakis, E. K.; Papadopoulos, K.; Falaras, P.* Dalton Trans. 2013, 42, 6582-6591. “Novel Ru(II) Sensitizers bearing an Unsymmetrical Pyridine-Quinoline Hybrid Ligand with Extended π-Conjugation: Synthesis and Application in Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells

(34)    Pefkianakis, E. K.; Vougioukalakis, G. C.* Organic Chem. Curr. Res. 2013, 2, e118 (Open Access Journal). “Purification of Olefin Metathesis Reaction Products via Straightforward and Low-Cost ProtocolsInvited Editorial Article (Invited Author).

(33)    Pinaka, A.; Vougioukalakis, G. C.;* Dimotikali, D.; Yannakopoulou, E.; Chankvetadze, B.; Papadopoulos, K.* Chirality 2013, 25, 119-125. “Green Asymmetric Synthesis: β-Amino Alcohol-Catalyzed Direct Asymmetric Aldol Reactions in Aqueous Micelles

(32)    Vougioukalakis, G. C.* Chem. Eur. J. 2012, 18, 8868-8880. “Removing Ruthenium Residues from Olefin Metathesis Reaction ProductsFeatured in the “Sustainable Chemistry” section of the “Hot Topics” list of Wiley-VCH (June 2012 – September 2013). Featured in the web site “all things METATHESIS”. Featured in the “Preview” of the 29/2012 issue of Chem. Eur. J. published in the 28/2012 issue of the journal (Chem. Eur. J. 2012, 18, 8847). Featured in the blog “Tew Group Literature” (August 2012).

(31)    Pinaka, A.; Vougioukalakis, G. C.;* Dimotikali, D.; Psyharis, V.; Papadopoulos, K.* Synthesis 2012, 44, 1057-1062. “A Convenient One-Step Synthesis of Stable b-Amino Alcohol N-Boranes from a-Amino Acids

(30)    Kourti, M. E.; Vougioukalakis, G. C.; Hadjichristidis, N.; Pitsikalis, M.* J. Polym. Sci. Part A: Polym. Chem. 2011, 49, 2520-2527. “Metallocene-Mediated Cationic Ring-Opening Polymerization of 2-Methyl- and 2-Phenyl-oxazoline

(29)    Vougioukalakis, G. C.; Philippopoulos, A. I.; Stergiopoulos, T.; Falaras, P.* Coord. Chem. Rev. 2011, 255, 2602-2621. “Contributions to the Development of Ruthenium-Based Sensitizers for Dye-Sensitized Solar CellsIn the “top 25 hottest articles” list of Coord. Chem. Rev. (July 2011 through March 2012).

(28)    Roubelakis, M. M.; Vougioukalakis, G. C.; Nye, L. C.; Drewello, T.; Orfanopoulos, M.* Tetrahedron 2010, 66, 9363-9369. “Exploring the Photoinduced Electron Transfer Reactivity of Aza[60]fullerene Iminium Cation

(27)    Vougioukalakis, G. C.; Stergiopoulos, T.; Kantonis, G.; Kontos, A. G.; Papadopoulos, K.; Stublla, A.; Potvin, P. G.; Falaras, P.* J. Photochem. Photobiol. A: Chem. 2010, 214, 22-32. “Terpyridine- and 2,6-Dipyrazinylpyridine-Coordinated Ruthenium(II) Complexes: Synthesis, Characterization and Application in TiO2-based Dye-Sensitized Solar CellsIn the “top 25 hottest articles” lists of J. Photochem. Photobiol. A: Chem. during the first six months of its publication.

(26)    Vougioukalakis, G. C.; Roubelakis, M. M.; Orfanopoulos, M.* J. Org. Chem. 2010, 75, 4124-4130. “Radical Reactivity of Aza[60]fullerene: Preparation of Monoadducts and Limitations

(25)    Vougioukalakis, G. C.; Grubbs, R. H.* Chem. Rev. 2010, 110, 1746-1787. “Ruthenium-Based Heterocyclic Carbene-Coordinated Olefin Metathesis CatalystsIn the “most read articles” list of Chem. Rev. during the first three months of its publication. In the “most cited articles” list of Chem. Rev. (April 2011 through April 2012). Featured in the web site “all things METATHESIS”.

(24)    Vougioukalakis, G. C.;* Roubelakis, M. M.; Orfanopoulos, M.* Chem. Soc. Rev. 2010, 39, 817-844. “Open-Cage Fullerenes: Towards the Construction of Nanosized Molecular Containers

(23)    Vougioukalakis, G. C.; Stamatopoulos, I.; Petzetakis, N.; Raptopoulou, C. P.; Psycharis, V.; Terzis, A.; Kyritsis, P.;* Pitsikalis, M.; Hadjichristidis, N.* J. Polym. Sci. Part A: Polym. Chem. 2009, 47, 5241-5250. “Controlled Vinyl-Type Polymerization of Norbornene with a Nickel(II) Diphosphinoamine Methylaluminoxane Catalytic System

(22)    Alberti, M. N.; Vougioukalakis, G. C.; Orfanopoulos, M.* J. Org. Chem. 2009, 74, 7274-7282. “Photosensitized Oxidations of Substituted Pyrroles: Unanticipated Radical-Derived Oxygenated Products

(21)    Vougioukalakis, G. C.; Roubelakis, M. M.; Alberti, M. N.; Orfanopoulos, M.* Chem. Eur. J. 2008, 14, 9697-9705. “Solvent Depended Changes in the Triazolinedione-Alkene Ene Reaction Mechanism

(20)    Vougioukalakis, G. C.; Grubbs, R. H.* Chem. Eur. J. 2008, 14, 7545-7556. “Ruthenium-Based Olefin Metathesis Catalysts Coordinated with Unsymmetrical N-Heterocyclic Carbene Ligands: Synthesis, Structure, and Catalytic Activity

(19)    Vougioukalakis, G. C.; Grubbs, R. H.* J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2008, 130, 2234-2245. “Synthesis and Activity of Ruthenium Olefin Metathesis Catalysts Coordinated with Thiazol-2-ylidene Ligands

(18)    Roubelakis, M. M.; Vougioukalakis, G. C.; Orfanopoulos, M.* J. Org. Chem. 2007, 72, 6526-6533. “Open-Cage Fullerene Derivatives Having 11-, 12- and 13-Membered-Ring Orifices: Chemical Transformations of the Organic Addends on the Rim of the Orifice

(17)    Vougioukalakis, G. C.; Grubbs, R. H.* Organometallics 2007, 26, 2469-2472. “Ruthenium Olefin Metathesis Catalysts Bearing an N-fluoroaryl-N-mesityl-Substituted Unsymmetrical N-Heterocyclic CarbeneIn the most-accessed articles list of Organometallics in 2007.

(16)    Lykakis, I. N; Vougioukalakis, G. C.; Orfanopoulos, M.* J. Org. Chem. 2006, 71, 8740-8747. “Homogeneous Decatungstate-Catalyzed Photooxygenation of Tetrasubstituted Alkenes: A Deuterium Kinetic Isotope Effect Study

(15)    Vrantza, D.; Kaloudis, P.; Leondiadis, L.; Gimisis, T.;* Vougioukalakis, G. C.; Orfanopoulos, M.; Gasparutto, D.; Cadet, J.; Encinas, S.; Paris, C.; Miranda, M. A.* Helv. Chim. Acta 2006, 89, 2371-2386. “Modification of the Guanine Base with Photolabile N-Hydroxypyridine-2(1H)-thione: Monomer Synthesis, Oligonucleotide Elaboration and Photochemical StudiesIn the “most accessed articles” list of Helv. Chim. Acta for the year 2006.

(14)    Chatgilialoglu, C.;* Caminal, C.; Altieri, A.; Vougioukalakis, G. C.; Mulazzani, Q. G.; Gimisis, T.; Guerra, M.* J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2006, 128, 13796-13805. “Tautomerism in the Guanyl Radical

(13)    Vougioukalakis, G. C.; Hatzimarinaki, M.; Lykakis, I. N; Orfanopoulos, M.* J. Org. Chem. 2006, 71, 829-832. “Reaction of an Aza[60]fullerene Radical with Diphenylmethanes and Fluorenes: A Mechanistic Approach

(12)    Roubelakis, M. M.; Vougioukalakis, G. C.; Angelis, Y. S.;Orfanopoulos, M.* Org. Lett. 2006, 8, 39-42. “Solvent-Dependent Changes in the Ene Reaction of RTAD with Alkenes: The Cyclopropyl Group as a Mechanistic Probe

(11)   Vougioukalakis, G. C.; Orfanopoulos, M.* Synlett (Account) 2005, 713-731. “Mechanistic Studies in Triazolinedione Ene Reactions

(10)    Vougioukalakis, G. C.; Orfanopoulos, M.* J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2004, 126, 15956-15957. “Photoinduced Electron Transfer Reactivity of Aza[60]fullerene: Three Discrete Functionalization Pathways with a Single Substrate

(9)     Vougioukalakis, G. C.; Prassides, K.;* Campanera, J. M.; Heggie, M. I.; Orfanopoulos, M.* J. Org. Chem. 2004, 69, 4524-4526. “Open-Cage Fullerene Derivatives with 15-Membered-Ring Orifices

(8)     Vougioukalakis, G. C.; Angelis, Y.; Panagiotou, G.; Vakros, J.; Kordulis, C.; Lycourgiotis, A.; Orfanopoulos, M.* Synlett 2004, 971-974. “[60]Fullerene Supported on Silica and γ-Alumina Sensitized Photooxidation of Olefins. Chemical Evidence for Singlet Oxygen and Electron Transfer Mechanism

(7)     Vougioukalakis, G. C.; Prassides, K.;* Orfanopoulos, M.* Org. Lett. 2004, 6, 1245-1247. “Novel Open-Cage Fullerenes Having a 12-Membered-Ring Orifice: Removal of the Organic Addends from the Rim of the Orifice

(6)     Vougioukalakis, G. C.; Chronakis, N.; Orfanopoulos, M.* Org. Lett. 2003, 5, 4603-4606. “Addition of Electron Rich Aromatics to Azafullerenium Carbocation. A Stepwise Electrophilic Substitution Mechanism

(5)    Vougioukalakis, G. C.; Orfanopoulos, M.* Tetrahedron Lett. 2003, 44, 8649-8652. “Functionalization of Azafullerene C59N. Radical Reactions with 9-substituted Fluorenes

(4)     Vakros, J.; Panagiotou, G.; Kordulis, C.;* Lycourghiotis, A.; Vougioukalakis, G. C.; Angelis, Y.; Orfanopoulos, M. Catalysis Letters 2003, 89, 3-4, 269-273. “Fullerene C60 supported on silica and γ-alumina catalyzed photooxidations of alkenes

(3)     Adam, W.; Krebs, O.;* Orfanopoulos, M.; Stratakis, M.; Vougioukalakis, G. C. J. Org. Chem. 2003, 68, 2420-2425. “Intermolecular and Intramolecular Kinetic Isotope Effects (KIE) in the Nitrosoarene Ene Reaction: Experimental Evidence for Reversible Intermediate Formation

(2)     Alberti, M. N.; Vougioukalakis, G. C.; Orfanopoulos, M.* Tetrahedron Lett. 2003, 44, 903-905. “Electronic effects in the regioselectivity of the singlet oxygen and 4-methyl-1,2,4-triazoline-3,5-dione ene reactions with isobutenylarenes

(1)    Chronakis, N.; Vougioukalakis, G. C.; Orfanopoulos, M.* Org. Lett. 2002, 4, 945-948. “Synthesis and Self Photooxygenation of Alkenyl-Linked [60]Fullerene Derivatives. A Regioselective Ene Reaction

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Book Chapters

(4)     Papastavrou, A. T.; Pefkianakis, E. K.; Roubelakis, M. M.; Vougioukalakis, G. C.* “Open-Cage Fullerenes” in Carbon Nanomaterials Sourcebook, Volume I (Graphene, Fullerenes, Nanotubes, and Nanodiamonds), Sattler, K., Ed., Taylor & Francis (CRC Press) 2016, p. 153-257. (Invited Author)

(3)     Vougioukalakis, G. C.* “Ruthenium-Benzylidene Catalysts” in Olefin Metathesis - Theory and Practice, Grela, K., Ed., John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 2014, p. 397-416. (Invited Author)

(2)     Roubelakis, M. M.; Vougioukalakis, G. C.* “Surgery at the Molecular Level: Synthesis and Modifications of Open-Cage Fullerene Derivatives” in Handbook of Carbon Nano Materials, Volume 3 (Medicinal and Bio-related Applications), D’Souza, F.; Kadish, K. M., Eds., World Scientific Publishing, 2012, p. 233-294. (Invited Author)

(1)     Orfanopoulos, M.;* Vougioukalakis, G. C.; Stratakis, M. “Selective Formation of Allylic Hydroperoxides via Singlet Oxygen Ene Reaction” in The Chemistry of Peroxides, Volume 2, Part 1, Patai series: The Chemistry of Functional Groups, Rappoport, Z., Ed., Wiley-InterScience, 2006, p. 831-898. (Invited)

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Patents

(3)     Theodossiou, T. A.; Vougioukalakis, G. C.; Berg, K.; Miranda Alonso, M. A.; Rotas, G.; Grigalavicius, M.; Ezzatpanah, S.; Raabe, T. T. H. Patent Application submitted to European Patent Office EP22154473, (February 01 2022): “Endoplasmic-Reticulum targeting compounds for ROS powered chemiluminescent PDT

(2)     Vougioukalakis, G. C.; Rotas, G.; Theodossiou, T. A.; Berg, K.; Miranda Alonso, M. A. International Patent Application (USA, EPO, India, Australia, Canada) WO2019/243757 A1, PCT/GB2018/051744: “Lumiblast: Mitochondria-Sustained Luminescence to Activate a Phototoxin Treating Hard to Reach Tumours Without Invasion

(1)     Vougioukalakis, G. C.; Grubbs, R. H. US Patent 8039566B2; European Patent Application EP2104566; Chinese Patent Application 200780050108.X: “Olefin Metathesis Initiators Bearing Thiazol-2-ylidene Ligands

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