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  • 1989 - 1998
  • 1999 - 2012
  • 2013 - 2015

    1989 - 1998

    86. D. Avnir, E. Wellner and M. Ottolenghi
    "Photophysical Recognition of Chiral Surfaces",
    J. Am. Chem. Soc., 111, 2001-2003 (1989).

    96.
    1. Yaakov Hel-Or, Shumel Peleg, David Avnir
      "Characterization of right-handed and left-handed objects",
      Department of Computer Science, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel, Technical Report 89-4, January 1989.

    2. Y. Hel-Or, S. Peleg and D. Avnir
      "Characterization of Right-Handed and Left-Handed Shapes",
      Comput. Vision Image Process (CVIP): Image Understanding, 53, 297-302 (1991)
    103. D. Avnir and A.Y. Meyer,
    "Quantifying the Degree of Molecular Shape. A Chirality Measure",
    J. Molec. Struct. (Theochem), 226, 211-222 (1991).
    124. A.Y. Meyer and D. Avnir,
    "The Relation Between Molecular-Shape and Molecular Rotations in Chiral Halogenated Alkanes",
    Structural Chem., 2, 475-478 (1991).

    112. Y. Hel-Or, S. Peleg and D. Avnir
    "Two Dimensional Rotational Dynamic Chirality and a Chirality Scale",
    Langmuir, 6, 1691-1695 (1990). (Erratum, 10, 1633 (1994)).

    124. See paper 103.

    161. H. Zabrodsky and D. Avnir
    "Continuous Symmetry Measures, IV: Chirality"
    J. Am. Chem. Soc., 117, 462-473 (1995).

    171. Y. Pinto, H. Zabrodsky Hel-Or and D. Avnir
    "Continuous Chirality Analysis of Interconversion Pathways of the Water-Trimer Enantiomers"
    J. Chem Soc. Faraday Trans., 92, 2523 - 2527 (1996)

    177. O. Katzenelson, H. Zabrodsky Hel-Or and D. Avnir
    "Chirality of Large Random Supramolecular Structures"
    Chemistry - A European J. , 2, 174 - 181 (1996)
    Highlight: CHEMTECH, July 1996, p. 4.

    185. D. Avnir, O. Katzenelson, S. Keinan, M. Pinsky, Y. Pinto, Y. Salomon and H. Zabrodsky Hel-Or
    "The Measurement of Symmetry and Chirality: Conceptual Aspects"
    in " Concepts in Chemistry", D. H. Rouvray , Ed., Research Studies Press, Somerset, 1997, Chapter 9, pp 283 - 324.

    186. D. Avnir, O. Katzenelson and H. Zabrodsky Hel-Or
    "Reply to “On the Definition of Chirality”: Further Comments on the Chirality of Large Random Objects"
    Chem. European J., 2, 744-746, (1996)

    187. S. Keinan, H. Zabrodsky Hel-Or and D. Avnir
    "How Much Chirality was there in Pasteur’s Tartrate? The Quantitative Evaluation of the Chirality of Crystals"
    Enantiomer, 1, 351-357 (1996)

    188. C. Rottman, G. S. Grader, Y. De Hazan and D. Avnir
    "Sol-Gel Entrapment of ET(30) in Ormosils. Interfacial Polarity - Fractality Correlation"
    Langmuir, 12, 5505-5508 (1996) (+ cover picture)

    189. L. Laby, L. C. Klein, A. Turniansky and D. Avnir
    "Synthesis of Low Temperature Alumina and Silica- Containing Alumina Xerogel Hosts"
    J. Sol-Gel Sci. Tech., 10, 177-184 (1997).

    190. D. A. Lidar (Hamburger), O. Biham and D. Avnir
    "Limited Range Fractality of Randomly Distributed Rods"
    J. Chem. Phys., 106, 10359 - 10367 (1997) http://xxx.lanl.gov/abs/cond-mat/9703133

    191. D. Avnir, O. Biham, D. Lidar (Hamburger) and O. Malcai
    "On the Abundance of Fractals" in " Fractal Frontiers", M. M. Novak and T. G. Dewey, Ed’s, World Scientific, 1997, pp. 199-234.
    • "Biochemical Aspects of Sol-Gel Science and Technology", D. Avnir and S. Braun, Editors, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Boston, 1996.
    192. D. Avnir, L. C. Klein, D. Levy, U. Schubert and A. B. Wojcik
    "Organo-Silica Sol-Gel Materials"
    in "The Chemistry of Organosilicon Compounds" Vol. 2, Y. Apeloig and Z. Rappoport, Ed.’s, Wiley & Sons, Chichester, 1998, chapter 40, pp. 2317- 2362.

    193. K. Ramanathan, D. Avnir. A. Modestov and O. Lev
    "Sol-Gel Derived Ormosil-Exfoliated Graphite-TiO2 Composite Floating Catalyst: Photodeposition of Copper"
    Chem. Mater., 9, 2533 - 2540, (1997)

    194. D. Shabat, F. Grynszpan, S. Saphier, A. Turniansky, D. Avnir and E. Keinan
    "An Efficient Sol-Gel Reactor for Antibody Catalyzed Transformations"
    Chem. Mater., 9, 2258 - 2260, (1997)

    198. Y. Pinto, Y. Salomon and D. Avnir
    "Properties and Classification of Enantiomerization Pathways"
    J. Math. Chem., 23, 13 -29 (1998)

    200. I. Saragusti, I. Sharon, O. Katzenelson and D. Avnir
    "Quantitative Analysis of the Symmetry of Artefacts: Lower Paleolithic Handaxes"
    J. Archeol. Sci., 25, 817-825 (1998)

    203. D. Avnir, H. Zabrodsky Hel-Or and P. G. Mezey
    "Symmetry and chirality: Continuous Symmetry Measures"
    in Encyclopedia of Computational Chemistry, P. von Rague Schleyer, Editor-in-Chief, Wiley, Chichester, 4, 2890 - 2901 (1998)

    206. S. Keinan and D. Avnir
    "Quantitative Chirality in Structure-Activity Correlations. Shape Recognition by Trypsin, by the D2 Dopamine Receptor and by Cholinesterases"
    J. Am. Chem. Soc., 120, 6152 - 6159 (1998)

    207. Y. Pinto, P. W. Fowler, D. Mitchell and D. Avnir
    "Continuous Chirality Analysis of Model Stone-Wales Rearrangements in Fullerenes"
    J. Phys. Chem., 102, 5776 - 5784 (1998)

    208. F. Gelman, D. Avnir, H. Schumann and J. Blum
    "Sol-Gel Entrapped Chiral Rhodium and Ruthenium Complexes as Recyclable Catalysts for Enantioselective Hydrogenation of Itaconic Acid"
    J. Molec. Catal., A: Chem., 146, 123 - 128 (1999)

    215. Y. Salomon and D. Avnir
    "Continuous Symmetry Measures: Finding the Closest C2 Symmetric Object or the Closest Reflection Symmetric Object Using Unit Quaternions"
    J. Comput. Chem., 20, 772 - 780 (1999).

    216. I. Saragusti, I. Sharon, O. Katzenelson and D. Avnir
    " Quantitative Analysis of Symmetry Artifacts"
    Symmetry: Culture and Science, 9 408 – 414 (1998; appeared in 2002).

    1999 - 2012

    223. O. Katzenelson and D. Avnir
    "Quantitative Chirality/Enantioselectivity Relations in Large Random Supramolecular Structures"
    Chem. Europ. J., 6, 1346 - 1354 (2000).

    228. Y. Pinto and D. Avnir
    "A Generalized Handedness Labeling Strategy: Addressing Latent Handedness in Chiral Structures"
    Enantiomer, 6, 211 –217 (2001).

    230. O. Katzenelson, J. Edelstein and D. Avnir
    "Quantitative chirality of helicenes"
    Tetrahedron-Asymmetry, 11, 2695 – 2704 (2000)

    239. S. Alvarez, M. Pinsky and D. Avnir
    "The Chirality of Homoleptic Hexacoordinated D3-Symmetric Complexes"
    Europ. J. Inorg, Chem., 1499 – 1503 (2001)

    242. S. Alvarez, M. Pinsky, M. Llunell and D. Avnir
    "Continuous Chirality Analysis of Hexacoordinated Tris-Chelated Metal Complexes"
    Crystal Eng., 4, , 179-200 (2001)

    250. K. B. Lipkowitz, S. Schefzick and D. Avnir
    "Enhancement of Enantiomeric Excess by Ligand Distortion"
    J. Am. Chem. Soc., 123, 6710-6711 (2001)

    259. F. Gelman, J. Blum and D. Avnir
    "One-Pot Sequences of Reactions with Sol-Gel Entrapped Opposing Reagents: An Enzyme and Metal-Complex Catalysts"
    J. Am. Chem. Soc., 124, 14460 - 14463 (2002)

    260. D. Yogev-Einot and D. Avnir
    "Quantitative Symmetry and Chirality of the Molecular Building Blocks of Quartz"
    Chem. Mater. 15, 464 – 472 (2003)

    263. P. Alemany, S. Alvarez and D. Avnir
    "Theoretical Evidence of Persistent Chirality in D3 Homoleptic Hexacoordinated Complexes with Monodentate Ligands"
    Chemistry-Europ. J., 9, 1952 – 1957 (2003)

    264. S. Alvarez and D. Avnir
    "Continuous Chirality Measures of Tetracoordinated Bis-Chelate Metal Complexes"
    Dalton Trans., 562 – 569 (2003)

    267. S. Fireman-Shoresh, D. Avnir and S. Marx
    "General Method for Chiral Imprinting of Sol-Gel Thin Films Exhibiting Enantioselectivity"
    Chem. Mater., 15, 3607-3613 (2003)

    268. S. Alvarez, S. Schefzick, K. Lipkowitz and D. Avnir
    "Quantitative Chirality Analysis of Molecular Subunits of Bis(oxazoline)copper(ii) Complexes in Relation to Their Enantioselective Catalytic Activity"
    Chem. Eur. J., 9, 5832 - 5837 (2003)

    270. D. Yogev-Einot and D. Avnir
    "Pressure and temperature effects on the degree of symmetry and chirality of the molecular building blocks of low quartz"
    Acta Cryst. B60, 163–173 (2004)

    279. Sharon Fireman-Shoresh, Inna Popov, David Avnir and Sharon Marx
    "Enantioselective, Chirally Templated Sol-Gel Thin Films"
    J. Am. Chem. Soc. 127, 2650-2655 (2005)

    280. Santiago Alvarez, Pere Alemany and David Avnir
    "Continuous Chirality Measures in Transition Metal Chemistry"
    Chem. Soc. Rev., 34, 313 - 326 (2005) (with cover picture).

    283. Sharon Fireman-Shoresh, Iva Turyan, Daniel Mandler, David Avnir and Sharon Marx
    "Chiral Electrochemical Recognition by Ultrathin Molecularly Imprinted Sol-Gel Films"
    Langmuir, 21, 7842 – 7847 (2005)

    290. Dina Yogev-Einot and David Avnir
    "The temperature-dependent optical activity of quartz: from Le Chaˆtelier to chirality measures"
    Tetrahedron: Asymmetry 17, 2723 – 2725 (2006)

    293. Sharon Fireman-Shoresh, Sharon Marx and David Avnir
    "Induction and Detection of Chirality in Doped Sol-Gel Materials: NMR and Circular Dichroism Studies"
    J. Mater. Chem., 17, 536 - 544 (2007) ("Hot Paper"); DOI: 10.1039/b612822j

    296. Hanna Behar-Levy, Oara Neumann Ron Naaman and David Avnir
    "Chirality induction in bulk gold and silver"
    Adv. Mater. 19, 1207–1211 (2007)

    298. Sharon Fireman-Shoresh, Sharon Marx and David Avnir
    "Enantioselective sol-gel materials obtained by either doping or imprinting with a chiral surfactant"
    Adv. Mater., 19, 2145 - 2150 (2007)

    300. Sharon Marx and David Avnir
    "The induction of chirality in sol-gel materials"
    Acc. Chem. Res., 40, 768 - 776 (2007)

    302. Dina Yogev-Einot, Mark Pinsky and David Avnir
    "Left/right handedness assignment to chiral tetrahedral AB4 structures"
    Tetrahedron: Asymmetry, 18, 2295–2299 (2007)

    304. Mark Pinsky, Chaim Dryzun, David Casanova, Pere Alemany and David Avnir
    "Analytical methods for calculating continuous symmetry measures and the chirality measure"
    J. Comut. Chem., 29, 2712 - 2721 (2008)

    305. Lital Zalzberg and David Avnir
    "Biocompatible hybrid particles of poly(L-lactic acid)@silica"
    J. Sol-Gel Sci. Tech., 48, 47- 50 (2008)

    313. Ch. Dryzun, Y. Mastai, A. Shvalb and D. Avnir
    "Chiral silicate zeolites"
    J. Mater. Chem., 19, 2062 – 2069 (2009). Highlighted in Science, 323 (5919), 1266 (2009)

    314. L. Duran Pachon, I. Yosef, T. Markus, R. Naaman, D. Avnir and G. Rothenberg
    “Chiral Imprinting of Palladium with Cinchona Alkaloids”
    Nature-Chemistry, 1, 160 - 164 (2009). 310,317
    Highlights:
    324. Amir Zayit, Mark Pinsky, Hadassah Elgavi, Chaim Dryzun and David Avnir
    “A web-site for calculating the degree of chirality”
    http://www.csm.huji.ac.il
    Chirality, 23: 17–23 (2011)
    326. Chaim Dryzun and David Avnir
    “Chirality Measures for Vectors, Matrices, Operators and Functions”
    ChemPhysChem, 12, 197 – 205 (2011)

    329. Chaim Dryzun, Amir Zait and David Avnir
    “Quantitative Symmetry and Chirality—A Fast Computational Algorithm for Large Structures: Proteins, Macromolecules, Nanotubes, and Unit Cells”
    J. Comput. Chem., 32, 2526 – 2538, (2011)

    335. Hadassah Elgavi, Christian Krekeler, Robert Berger and David Avnir
    “Chirality in Copper Nanoalloy Clusters”
    J. Phys. Chem. C, 116, 330–335 (2012)

    337. Chaim Dryzun and David Avnir
    “On the abundance of chiral crystals”
    Chem. Commun., 48, 5874–5876 (2012). DOI: 10.1039/c2cc17727g
    Highlight: Harriet Brewerton, Chem. World News, 15.5.12
    http://www.rsc.org/chemistryworld/News/2012/May/chiral-crystals-more-abundant-than-presumed.asp

    2013 - 2015

    341. Mark Pinsky, Amir Zait, Maayan Bonjack and David Avnir
    "Continuous symmetry analyses: Cnv and Dn measures of molecules, complexes and proteins"
    J. Comput. Chem., 34, 2–9 (2013). DOI: 10.1039/c2jm34032a

    343. David Avnir and Dirk Huylebrouck
    “On Left and Right: Chirality in Architecture”
    Nexus Network Journal: Architecture and Mathematics, 15, 171-182 (2013). DOI 10.1007/s00004-013-0144-x

    361. Maayan Bonjack-Shterengartz and David Avnir
    “The near-symmetry of proteins”
    Proteins, 83, 722–734 (2015); DOI 10.1002/prot.24706 + Supplementary

    374. Hadassah Elgavi Sinai and David Avnir
    “Adsorption induced symmetry distortions in W@Au12 nanocluster, leading to enhanced hyperpolarizabilities”
    Israel J. Chem, 56, 1076 – 1081 (2016), DOI: 10.1002/ijch.201600082
    Supporting information

    377. Pere Alemany, David Casanova, Santiago Alvarez, Chaim Dryzun, and David Avnir
    “Continuous Symmetry Measures: A New Tool in Quantum Chemistry”
    Reviews in Computational Chemistry, Volume 30, Abby L. Parrill and Kenneth B. Lipkowitz, Editors, Chapter 7, p. 289 – 352, Wiley, 2017
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    381. Maayan Bonjack-Shterengartz and David Avnir
    “The enigma of the near-symmetry of proteins: Domain swapping”
    PLoS ONE, 12(7): e0180030 (2017), pp 1-17. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0180030
    Supporting information

    383. Yael Baruch-Shpigler, Huan Wang, Inbal Tuvi-Arad, and David Avnir
    “Chiral Ramachandran Plots I: Glycine”
    Biochemistry, 56 (42), pp 5635–5643 (2017)+ Supplementary, DOI: 10.1021/acs.biochem.7b00525


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