California NanoSystems Institute
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Ellen Sletten, Ph.D.

   
Assistant Professor, Chemistry and Biochemistry
Member, California NanoSystems Institute

Education:
Degrees:
Ph.D.

Contact Information:
Email Address: sletten@chem.ucla.edu
Work Phone Number: (310) 825-4452

Selected Publications:

Niroui Farnaz, Wang Annie I, Sletten Ellen M, Song Yi, Kong Jing, Yablonovitch Eli, Swager Timothy M, Lang Jeffrey H, Bulović Vladimir, Tunneling Nanoelectromechanical Switches Based on Compressible Molecular Thin Films, ACS nano, 2015, 9 (8), 7886-94.
Zarzar Lauren D, Sresht Vishnu, Sletten Ellen M, Kalow Julia A, Blankschtein Daniel, Swager Timothy M, Dynamically reconfigurable complex emulsions via tunable interfacial tensions, Nature, 2015, 518 (7540), 520-4.
Koo Byungjin, Sletten Ellen M, Swager Timothy M, Functionalized Poly(3-hexylthiophene)s via Lithium-Bromine Exchange, Macromolecules, 2015, 48 (1), 229-235.
Sletten Ellen M, Swager Timothy M, Fluorofluorophores: fluorescent fluorous chemical tools spanning the visible spectrum, Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2014, 136 (39), 13574-7.
Sletten Ellen M, de Almeida Gabriela, Bertozzi Carolyn R, A homologation approach to the synthesis of difluorinated cycloalkynes, Organic letters, 2014, 16 (6), 1634-7.
Agarwal Paresh, van der Weijden Joep, Sletten Ellen M, Rabuka David, Bertozzi Carolyn R, A Pictet-Spengler ligation for protein chemical modification, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 2013, 110 (1), 46-51.
Gordon Chelsea G, Mackey Joel L, Jewett John C, Sletten Ellen M, Houk K N, Bertozzi Carolyn R, Reactivity of biarylazacyclooctynones in copper-free click chemistry, Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2012, 134 (22), 9199-208.
de Almeida Gabriela, Sletten Ellen M, Nakamura Hitomi, Palaniappan Krishnan K, Bertozzi Carolyn R, Thiacycloalkynes for copper-free click chemistry, Angewandte Chemie (International ed. in English), 2012, 51 (10), 2443-7.
Yao Jennifer Z, Uttamapinant Chayasith, Poloukhtine Andrei, Baskin Jeremy M, Codelli Julian A, Sletten Ellen M, Bertozzi Carolyn R, Popik Vladimir V, Ting Alice Y, Fluorophore targeting to cellular proteins via enzyme-mediated azide ligation and strain-promoted cycloaddition, Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2012, 134 (8), 3720-8.
Sletten Ellen M, Bertozzi Carolyn R, A bioorthogonal quadricyclane ligation, Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2011, 133 (44), 17570-3.
Sletten Ellen M, Bertozzi Carolyn R, From mechanism to mouse: a tale of two bioorthogonal reactions, Accounts of chemical research, 2011, 44 (9), 666-76.
Kelly Christopher B, Colthart Allison M, Constant Brad D, Corning Sean R, Dubois Lily N E, Genovese Jacqueline T, Radziewicz Julie L, Sletten Ellen M, Whitaker Katherine R, Tilley Leon J, Enabling the synthesis of perfluoroalkyl bicyclobutanes via 1,3 γ-silyl elimination, Organic letters, 2011, 13 (7), 1646-9.
Sletten Ellen M, Nakamura Hitomi, Jewett John C, Bertozzi Carolyn R, Difluorobenzocyclooctyne: synthesis, reactivity, and stabilization by beta-cyclodextrin, Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2010, 132 (33), 11799-805.
Chang Pamela V, Dube Danielle H, Sletten Ellen M, Bertozzi Carolyn R, A strategy for the selective imaging of glycans using caged metabolic precursors, Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2010, 132 (28), 9516-8.
Jewett John C, Sletten Ellen M, Bertozzi Carolyn R, Rapid Cu-free click chemistry with readily synthesized biarylazacyclooctynones, Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2010, 132 (11), 3688-90.
Chang Pamela V, Prescher Jennifer A, Sletten Ellen M, Baskin Jeremy M, Miller Isaac A, Agard Nicholas J, Lo Anderson, Bertozzi Carolyn R, Copper-free click chemistry in living animals, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 2010, 107 (5), 1821-6.
Sletten Ellen M, Bertozzi Carolyn R, Bioorthogonal chemistry: fishing for selectivity in a sea of functionality, Angewandte Chemie (International ed. in English), 2009, 48 (38), 6974-98.
Sletten Ellen M, Bertozzi Carolyn R, A hydrophilic azacyclooctyne for Cu-free click chemistry, Organic letters, 2008, 10 (14), 3097-9.
Sletten Ellen M, Liotta Louis J, A flexible stereospecific synthesis of polyhydroxylated pyrrolizidines from commercially available pyranosides, The Journal of organic chemistry, 2006, 71 (4), 1335-43.