Peer-reviewed journal publications and pre-prints


Ishizawa, S; Tumurkhuu, T; Gross, E; Ohata, J. “Site Specific DNA Functionalization through the Tetrazene-Forming Reactions in Ionic Liquids” ChemRxiv. 2021, [Link]


El-Shaffey, H. M.; Gross, E. J.; Hall, Y. D.; Ohata, J. “An Ionic Liquid Medium Enables Development of a Phosphine-Mediated Amine-Azide Bioconjugation Method” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2021, 143, 12974. [Link] [JACS Spotlight]


Other publications


Hall, Y. D.; Gross, E. J.; El-Shaffey, H. M.; Ohata, J. “Methionine-Selective Protein Bioconjugation” Dojin News, 2021, 177, Review 2. [Link]



Jun Ohata publications before NC State

15. Ohata, J.; Teramoto, A.; Fujita, H.; Takemoto, S.; Matsuzaka, H. “Linear Hydrocarbon Chain Growth from a Molecular Diruthenium Carbide Platform” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2021, 143, 16105. [Link]
14. Ohata, J.*; Krishnamoorthy, L.*; Gonzalez, M.; Xiao, T.; Iovan, D. A.; Toste, F. D.; Miller, E. W.; Chang, C. J. “An Activity-Based Methionine Bioconjugation Approach To Developing Proximity-Activated Imaging Reporters”ACS Cent. Sci. 2020, 6, 32. [Link]
13. Ohata, J.*; Bruemmer, K. J.*; Chang, C. J. “Activity-Based Sensing Methods for Monitoring the Reactive Carbon Species Carbon Monoxide and Formaldehyde in Living Systems” Acc. Chem. Res. 2019, 52, 2841. [Link]
12. Hanaya, K.; Ohata, J.; Miller, M. K.; Mangubat-Medina, A. E.; Swierczynski, M. J.; Yang, D. C.; Rosenthal, R. M.; Popp, B. V.; Ball, Z. T. “Rapid nickel(II)-promoted cysteine S-arylation with arylboronic acids” Chem. Commun. 2019, 55, 2841. [Link]
11. Ohata, J.; Martin, S. C.; Ball, Z. T. “Metal-Mediated Functionalization of Natural Peptides and Proteins: Panning for Bioconjugation Gold” Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 2019, 58, 6176. [Link]
10. Ohata, J.; Ball, Z. T. “Rhodium at the chemistry-biology interface” Dalton Trans. 2018, 47, 14855. [Link]
9. Ohata, J.; Zeng, Y.; Segatori, L.; Ball, Z. T. “A Naturally Encoded Dipeptide Handle for Bioorthogonal  Chan-Lam Coupling” Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 2018, 57, 4015. [Link]
8. Ohata, J.*; Miller, M. K.*; Mountain, C. M.; Vohidov, F.; Ball, Z. T. “A Three-Component Organometallic Tyrosine Bioconjugation” Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 2018, 57, 2827. [Link]
7. Ohata, J.; Ball, Z. T. “A Hexa-rhodium Metallopeptide Catalyst for Site-Specific Functionalization of Natural Antibodies” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2017, 139, 12617. [Link]
6. Ohata, J.; Ball, Z. T. “Ascorbate as a pro-oxidant: mild N-terminal modification with vinylboronic acids” Chem. Commun. 2017, 53, 1622. [Link]
5. Ohata, J.; Minus, M. B.; Abernathy, M. E.; Ball, Z. T. “Histidine-Directed Arylation/Alkenylation of Backbone N-H Bonds Mediated by Copper(II)” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016, 138, 7472. [Link]
4. Ohata, J.; Vohidov, F.; Ball, Z. T. “Convenient analysis of protein modification by chemical blotting with fluorogenic “click” reagents” Mol. BioSyst. 2015, 11, 2846. [Link]
3. Ohata, J.*; Vohidov, F.*; Aliyan, A.; Huang, K. W.; Marti, A. A.; Ball, Z. T. “Luminogenic iridium azide complexes” Chem. Commun. 2015, 51, 15192. [Link]
2. Vohidov, F.; Knudsen, S. E.; Leonard, P. G.; Ohata, J.; Wheadon, M. J.; Popp, B. V.; Ladbury, J. E.; Ball, Z. T. “Potent and selective inhibition of SH3 domains with dirhodium metalloinhibitors” Chem. Sci. 2015, 6, 4778. [Link]
1. Takemoto, S.; Ohata, J.; Umetani, K.; Yamaguchi, M.; Matsuzaka, H. “A diruthenium µ-carbido complex that shows singlet-carbene-like reactivity” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2014, 136, 15889. [Link]
(“*” sign denotes co-authorship.)