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McGuirk Group Publications

30. Cleary, S. R.; Starace, A. K.; Curran-Velasco, C. C.; Rudddy, D. A.; McGuirk, C. M.; The Overlooked Potential of

       Sulfated Zirconia: Rexamining Solid Superacidity Toward the Controlled Depolymerization of Polyolefins.

       Langmuir 2024, 40, 6612.


29. Moghadasnia, M. P.;  Eckstein, B. J.; Martin, H. R.; Paredes, J. U.; McGuirk, C. M.; Toward the Next Generation of

       Permanently Porous Materials: Halogen-Bonded  Organic Frameworks. Cryst. Growth Des. 202424, 2304.



28. Halder, A.;  McGuirk, C. M.; Exploring the Influence of Linker Substitution and Ratios on Cooperative Framework 

       Flexibility through the Mixed-Linker Approach. Cryst. Growth Des. 202424, 1200.

       Invited as Part of "Lattice Dynamics " Special Issue


27. Eckstein, B. J.; Martin, H. R.; Moghadasnia, M. P.; Halder, A.; Melville, M. J.; Buzinski, T. N.; Balaich, G. J.; McGuirk,

      C. M.; Influence of Donor Point Modifications on the Assembly of Chalcogen-Bonded Organic Frameworks.      

      Chem. Commun. 202460, 758.

      Invited as Part of "2023 Emerging Investigators " Special Issue


26. Klein, R. A.; Bingel, L. M.; Halder, A.; Carter, M.; Trump, B. A.; Bloch, E. D.; Zhou, W.; Walton, K. S.; Brown, C. M.;       

       McGuirk, C. M.; Adaptive Pore Opening to Form Tailored Adsorption Sites in a Cooperatively Flexible Framework

       Enables Record Inverse Propane/Propylene Separation. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2023, 145, 21955.


25. Moghadasnia, M. P.; Eckstein, B. J.; Balaich, G. J.; McGuirk, C. M.; Assembly of Multi-Dimensional Molecular 

       Networks through Self-Complementary Halogen-Bonded Tectons. Cryst. Growth Des. 2023, 7, 5066.


24. Halder, A.; Klein, R. A.; Shulda. S.; McCarver, G. A.; Parilla, P. A.; Furukawa, H.; Brown, C. M.; McGuirk, C. M.; 

       Multivariate Flexible Framework with High Usable Hydrogen Capacity in a Reduced Pressure Swing Process. J.

       Am. Chem. Soc. 2023, 145, 8033.


23. Halder, A.; Klein, R. A.; Lively, R.; McGuirk, C. M.; Multivariate Zeolitic Imidazolate Frameworks with an Inverting

       Trend in Flexibility. Chem. Commmun. 2022, 58, 11394.

        Invited as Part of a Themed Issue "Emerging Trends in MOFs"


22. Massimi, S. E.; Metzger, K. E.; McGuirk, C. M.; Trewyn, B. G. Best Practices in the Characterization of MOF@MSN 

       Composites. Inorg. Chem. 2022, 61, 4219


21. Eckstein, B. J.; Brown, L. C.; Noll, B. C.; Moghadasnia, M. P.; Balaich, G. J.; McGuirk. C. M. A Porous Chalcogen-

       Bonded Organic Framework. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2021, 143, 48, 20207.


20. Klein, R. A.; Shulda, S.; Parilla, P. A.; Le Magueres, P.; Richardson, R. K.; Morris, W.; Brown, C. M.; McGuirk, C. M. 

       Structural Resolution and Mechanistic Insight into Hydrogen Adsorption in Flexible ZIF-7. Chem. Sci. 202112,



19. McGuirk, C. M.; Bazilian, M. D.; Kammen, D. M. Mining Plastic: Harvesting Stored Energy in a Re-use       

       Revolution. One Earth 2019, 1, 392.

Publications from Previous Research

18. Mao, V.; Milner, P. J.; Lee, J.-H.; Forse, A. C.; Kim, E.; Siegelman, R. L.; McGuirk, C. M.; Porter-Zasada, L.; Neaton, J.

       B.; Reimer, J. A.; Long, J. R. Cooperative Carbon Dioxide Adsorption in Alcoholamine- and Alkoxyalkylamine- 

       Functionalized Metal–Organic Frameworks. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2020, 59, 19468

17. McGuirk, C. M.; Runčevski, T.; Oktawiec, J.; Turkiewicz, A.; Taylor, M.; Long, J. R. Influence of Metal Substitution on

       the Pressure-Induced Phase Change in Flexible Zeolitic Imidazolate Frameworks. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2018, 140


16. McGuirk, C. M.; Siegelman, R. L.; Drisdell, W. S.; Runčevski, T.; Milner, P. J.; Oktawiec, J.; Wan, L. F.; Su, G. M.; Jiang,

       H. Z. H.; Reed, D. A.; Gonzalez, M. I.; Prendergast, D.; Long, J. R. Cooperative Adsorption of Carbon Disulfide in

       Diamine-Appended Metal–Organic Frameworks. Nat. Commun. 2018, 9, 5133.

15. Wang, S.; McGuirk, C. M.; d’Aquino, A. I.; Mason, J. A.; Mirkin, C. A. Metal-Organic Framework Nanoparticles. Adv.

      Mater. 2018, 30, 1800202.

14. d’Aquino, A. I.; Cheng, H. F.; Barroso-Flores, J.; Kean, Z. S.; Mendez-Arroyo, J.; McGuirk, C. M.; Mirkin, C. A. An

       Allosterically Regulated, Four-State Macrocycle. Inorg. Chem. 2018, 57, 3568.

13. Wang, S.; McGuirk, C. M.; Ross, M. B.; Wang, S.; Chen, P.; Xing, H.; Liu, Y.; Mirkin C. A. General and Direct Method

       for Preparing Oligonucleotide-Functionalized Metal−Organic Framework Nanoparticles. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2017,

      139, 9827.


12. McGuirk, C. M.; Mendez-Arroyo, J.; d’Aquino, A. I.; Stern, C. L.; Mirkin, C. A. A Concerted Two-Prong Approach to

       the in Situ Allosteric Regulation of Bifunctional Catalysis. Chem. Sci. 2016, 7, 6674!divAbstract

11. Shahjamali, M. M.; Zhou, Y.; Zaraee, N.; Xue, C.; Wu, J.; Large, N.; McGuirk, C. M.; Boey, F.; Dravid, V.; Schatz, G. C.;

       Mirkin, C. A. Ag-Ag2S Hybrid Nanoprisms: Structural vs. Plasmonic Evolution. ACS Nano 2016, 10, 5362.

10. Lifschitz, A. M.; Young, R. M.; Mendez-Arroyo, J.; McGuirk, C. M.; Wasielewski, M. R.; Mirkin, C. A. Cooperative

       Electronic- and Structural-Regulation in a Bioinspired Allosteric Photoredox Catalyst. Inorg. Chem. 2016, 55


9. McGuirk, C. M.; Katz, M. J.; Stern, C. L.; Sarjeant, A. A.; Hupp, J. T.; Farha, O. K.; Mirkin C. A. Turning on Catalysis:

    Incorporation of a Hydrogen Bond Donating Squaramide Moiety into a Zr-Metal-Organic Framework. J. Am. 

    Chem. Soc. 2015, 137, 919.

8. Wang, S.; Morris, W.; Liu, Y.; McGuirk, C. M.; Zhou, Y.; Hupp, J. T.; Farha, O. K.; Mirkin, C. A. Surface-Specific

    Functionalization of Nanoscale Metal-Organic Frameworks. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2015, 54, 14738.


7. Lifschitz, A. M.; Rosen, M. S.; McGuirk, C. M.; Mirkin, C. A. Allosteric Supramolecular Coordination Constructs. J. Am.

    Chem. Soc. 2015, 137, 7252.

6. Lifschitz, A. M.; Young, R. M.; Mendez-Arroyo, J.; Stern, C. L.; McGuirk, C. M.; Wasielewski, M. R.; Mirkin, C. A. An

    Allosteric Photoredox Catalyst Inspired by Photosynthetic Machinery. Nat. Comm. 2015, 6, 6541.

5. McGuirk, C. M.; Mendez-Arroyo, J.; Lifschitz, A. M.; Mirkin, C. A. Allosteric Regulation of Supramolecular

    Oligomerization and Catalytic Activity via Coordination-Based Control of Competitive Hydrogen Bonding Events.

    J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2014, 136, 16594.

4. McGuirk, C. M.; Stern, C. L.; Mirkin, C. A. Small Molecule Regulation of Self-Association and Catalytic Activity in a 

     Supramolecular Coordination Complex. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2014, 136, 4689.

3. Lifschitz, A. M.; Young, R. M.; Mendez-Arroyo, J.; Roznyatovskiy, V. V.; McGuirk, C. M.; Wasielewski, M. R.;

   Mirkin, C. A. Chemically Regulating Rh(I)-Bodipy Photoredox Switches. Chem. Comm. 2014, 50, 6850.!divAbstract

2. Kennedy, R. D.; Machan, C. W.; McGuirk, C. M.; Rosen, M. S.; Stern, C. L.; Sarjeant, A. A.;   Mirkin, C. A. General 

    Strategy for the Synthesis of Rigid Weak-Link Approach Platinum(II) Complexes: Tweezers, Triple-

    Layer Complexes, and Macrocyles. Inorg. Chem. 2013, 52, 5876.

1. Dickey, D. M.; Barbieri, K. A.; McGuirk, C. M.; Potter, L. R. Arg 13 of B-Type Natriuretic Peptide Reciprocally       

    Modulates Binding to Guanylyl Cyclase but not Clearance Receptors. Mol. Pharmacol. 2010, 78, 431.

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