March 18th, 2014: Postdoctoral fellow Roberto Brea wins Human Frontier Science Program Cross Disciplinary Fellowship
September 15th, 2013: Devaraj Lab selected to receive 2013 NSF CAREER award
August 19th, 2013: Devaraj Lab leads one of the 2013 MURI awards
The Devaraj Lab at UCSD focuses on the design of chemoselective reactions for addressing problems in bottom-up synthetic biology and molecular imaging.
Neal K. Devaraj, Ph.D
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Bioorthogonal Tetrazine-Mediated Transfer Reactions Facilitate Reaction Turnover in the Nucleic Acid-Templated Detection of microRNA, 2014, 136(52), 17942-17945. J. Am. Chem. Soc.
In situ Vesicle Formation by Native Chemical Ligation, 2014, 53(51), 14102-14105. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.
In-situ Synthesis of Alkenyl Tetrazines for Highly Fluorogenic Bioorthogonal Live Cell Imaging Probes, 2014, 53 (23), 5805-5809. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.
Membrane Assembly Driven by a Biomimetic Coupling Reaction, 2012, 134(2), 751-753. J. Am. Chem. Soc.
Live-Cell Imaging of Cyclopropene Tags with Fluorogenic Tetrazine Cycloadditions, 2012, 51(30), 7476-7479. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.
Metal-Catalyzed One-Pot Synthesis of Tetrazines Directly from Aliphatic Nitriles and Hydrazine, 2012, 51(21), 5222-5225. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.