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At the University of Miami (*corresponding author)

  1. A.A. Denis, D. Toledo, Q. A. Hakim, A. A. Quintana, C. Real Escobar, S. A. Oluwole, A. Costa, E. G. Garcia, A. R. Hill, and C. Agatemor* (2023). Ligand-independent Activation of Aryl Hydrocarbon Receptor and Attenuation of Glutamine Levels by Natural Deep Eutectic Solvent. ChemBioChem,

  2. S. A. Oluwole, N. V. Veríssimo, A. A. Denis, N. T. Garcia, S. Fura, K. Jayaraman, J. D. Valles, D. Hernandez Del Rosario, P. N. Patel, A. Duran, Q. A. Hakim, A. A. Quintana, and C. Agatemor* (2023) Unusual photophysics of geranic acid deep eutectic solvents. Chem. Commun. 59, 10492.

  3. S. Fura, S. A. Oluwole, Q. A. Hakim, H. Sanchez, D. Toledo, A. A. Quintana, and C. Agatemor* (2023) Bioorthogonal Metabolic Labeling Experiments to Introduce Undergraduate Students to Interdisciplinarity at the Interface of Chemistry and Biology. J. Chem. Educ. 100, 2394.

  4. C. Agatemor, K. Ghosal, S. Fura, P. J. S. Foot, (2023) Fundamentals of Inorganic and Organometallic Polymers. The Royal Society of

  5. S. Fura, Q. Hakim, D. Toledo, and C. Agatemor, (2023) Biomedical Applications of Bionanocomposites. In Advances in Bionanocomposites, Ed. B. Sharma, S. Thomas, P. K. Bajpai, K. Ghosal, S. Shekhar, Elsevier, pages 351-364.

  6. Saeui CT, Shah SR, Fernandez-Gil BI, Zhang C, Agatemor C, Dammen-Brower K, Mathew MP, Buettner M, Gowda P, Khare P, Otamendi-Lopez A, Yang S, Zhang H, Le A, Quinones-Hinojosa A, Yarema KJ (2023) Anticancer properties of hexosamine analogs designed to attenuate metabolic flux thrugh the hexosamine biosynthetic pathway. ACS Chem. Biol. 18, 151.

  7. Verissismo NV, Toledo D, Hakim QA, Hill AR, Quintana AA, Escobar CR, Oluwole SA, Agatemor C* (2023) Bioderived deep eutectic solvent-based topical chemotherapy for squamous cell carcinoma of the skin. J. Mol. Liquids, 370, 121029.

  8. Zhou Y, Chen J, Cilingir EK, Zhang W, Gonzalez L, Perez S, Davila A, Brejcha N, Gu J, Shi W, Domena JB, Ferreira BCLB, Zhang F, Vallejo FA, Toledo D, Liyanage PY, Graham RM, Dallman J, Peng Z, Agatemor C, Catenazzi A, Leblanc RM (2022) An insight into embryogenesis interruption by carbon nitride dot: can they be nucleobase analogs? Nanoscale, 14, 17607.

  9. Quintana AA, Sztapka LM, Ebinuma VS, Agatemor C*. (2022) Enabling sustainable chemistry with ionic liquids and deep eutectic solvents: a fad or the future? Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.

  10. Ludwig SD, Bernstein, ZJ, Agatemor C, Dammen-Brower K, Ruffolo J, Rosas JM, Post JD, Cole RN, Yarema KJ, Spangler JB. (2022) A versatile design platform for glycoengineering therapeutic antibodies. mAbs, 14, 2095704.

  11. Agatemor C*, Middleton SAD, Toledo D. (2022) How pervasive are post-translational and transcriptional modifications? Trends Cell Biol. 32, 475.

  12. Joraid AA, Okasha RM, Al-Maghrabi MA, Afifi TH, Agatemor C, Abd-El-Aziz, AS. (2022) Thermodynamic parameters of non-isothermal degradation of a new family of organometallic dendrimer with isoconversional methods. J. Inorg. Organomet. Polym.

  13. Paul A, Augustine R, Hasan A, Zahid, AA, Thomas A, Agatemor C, Ghosal K. (2022) Halloysite nanotube and chitosan polymer composite: physicochemical and drug delivery properties. J. Drug Delivery Sci. Technol. 72, 103380.

Before the University of Miami

  1. Du J, Agatemor C, Saeui CT, Bhattacharya R, Jia X, Yarema KJ (2021) Glycoengineering human neural and adipose stem cells with novel thiol-modified N-acetylmannosamine (ManNAc) analogs. Cells 10, 377.

  2. Agatemor C, Brown TD, Gao Y, Ohmori N, Ibsen KN, Mitragotri S, (2021) Choline-geranate deep eutectic solvents improve stability and half-life of glucagon-like peptide-1. Adv. Therap. 4, 2000180.

  3. Stabach PR, Zimmerman K, Adame A, Kavanagh D, Saeui CT, Agatemor C, Gray S, Cao W, De La Cruz EM, Yarema KJ, Braddock DT. (2021) Improving the pharmacodynamics and in vivo activity of ENPP1-Fc through protein and glycosylation engineering. Clin. Transl. Sci.14, 362.

  4. Pal A, Roy S, Kumar A, Mahmood S, Khodapanah N, Thomas S, Agatemor C, Ghosal K. “Physicochemical characterization, molecular docking, and in vitro dissolution of glimepiride-Captisol inclusion complexes”. ACS Omega, 2020, 5, 19968.

  5. Ghosal K, Agatemor C, Praveen G, Kalrikkal N, Thomas S. “Novel interpenetrating polymeric network-based microbeads for delivery of poorly water-soluble drug” J. Polym. Res. 2020, 27, 98.

  6. Ghosal K, Agatemor C, Han RI, Ku AT, Thomas S, Mukherjee S. “Fanconi anemia DNA repair pathway as a new mechanism to exploit cancer drug resistance” Mini. Rev. Med. Chem. 2020, 20, 779.

  7. Joraid AA, Okasha RM, Al-Maghrabi MA, Afifi TH, Agatemor C, Abd-El-Aziz AS. “Thermal degradation behavior of a new family of organometallic dendrimer” J. Inorg. Organomet. Polym. 2020, 30, 2937.

  8. Agatemor C, Buettner MJ, Ariss R, Muthiah K, Saeui CT, Yarema K. “Exploiting metabolic glycoengineering to advance healthcare” Nat. Rev. Chem. 2019, 3, 605.

  9. Zarrabi N, Agatemor C, Lim G, Matula A, Bayard BJ, Batista VS, D’Souza F, Poddutoori PK. “High-energy charge-separated states by reductive electron transfer followed by electron shift in tetraphenylethylene-aluminium(III) porphyrin-fullerene triads” J. Phys. Chem C, 2019, 123, 131.

  10. Ghosal K, Agatemor C, Spitalsky Z, Thomas S., Kny E, “Electrospinning tissue engineering and wound dressing scaffolds from polymer-titanium dioxide nanocomposite” Chem. Eng. J. 2019, 358, 1262.

  11. Banerjee A, Ibsen K, Chen R, Brown T, Agatemor C, Mitragotri S, “Ionic liquids for oral insulin delivery” Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 2018, 115, 7296-7301.

  12. Ghosal K., Chandra A., Snigdha PGS, Roy S, Agatemor C, Thomas S, Provaznik S, “Electrospinning over solvent casting: tuning of mechanical properties of membranes” Sci. Rep., 2018, 8, 5058.

  13. Agatemor C, Ibsen, KN, Tanner EEL, Mitragotri S, “Ionic liquids for addressing unmet needs in healthcare” Bioeng. Transl. Med., 2018, 3, 7.

  14. Abd-El-Aziz AS, Agatemor C, “Emerging opportunities in the biomedical applications of dendrimers” J. Inorg. Organomet. Polym. Mater. 2018, 28, 369.

  15. Dunlop MJ, Agatemor C, Abd-El-Aziz AS, Bissessur R, “Nanocomposites derived from molybdenum disulfide and an organoiron dendrimer” J. Inorg. Organomet. Polym. Mater., 2017, (suppl. 1) 84.

  16. Abd-El-Aziz AS, Agatemor C, Etkin N, Bissessur R, “Tunable room-temperature soft ferromagnetism in magnetoceramics of organometallic dendrimers” J. Mater. Chem. C, 2017, 5, 2268.

  17. Abd-El-Aziz AS, Agatemor C, Etkin N, Bissessur R, Overy D, Lanteigne M, McQuillan K, Kerr RG, “Quaternized and thiazole-functionalized free radical-generating organometallic dendrimers as antimicrobial platforms against multidrug-resistant microorganisms” Macromol Bioscience, 2017, 17, 1700020.

  18. Abd-El-Aziz AS, Agatemor C, Etkin N, “Antimicrobial resistance challenged with metal-based antimicrobial macromolecules” Biomaterials, 2017, 118, 27.

  19. Abd-El-Aziz AS, Agatemor C, Etkin N, Wagner B, “Photoinduced synthesis of dual-emissive tetraphenylethene-based dendrimers with tunable aggregates and solution states emissions.” Macromol. Rapid Commun., 2016, 37, 1235.

  20. Abd-El-Aziz AS, Agatemor C, Etkin N, Overy DP, Lanteigne M, McQuillan K, Kerr RG, “Antimicrobial organometallic dendrimer with tunable activity against multidrug-resistant bacteria.” Biomacromolecules, 2015, 16, 3694.

  21. Abd-El-Aziz AS, Agatemor C, Etkin N, Overy DP, Kerr RG, “Redox-active cationic organoiron complex: a promising lead structure for developing antimicrobial agents with activity against gram-positive pathogens including methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus and vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecium.” RSC Adv., 2015, 5, 86421.

  22. Abd-El-Aziz AS, Agatemor C, Etkin N, Bissessur R, “Towards a new family of bifunctional organoiron dendrimer: facile synthesis, redox, and photophysical fingerprint.” Macromol. Chem. Phys., 2015, 216, 369.

  23. Abd-El-Aziz AS, Agatemor C, Etkin N, “Sandwich complex-containing macromolecules: property tunability through versatile synthesis.” Macromol. Rapid Commun., 2014, 35, 513.

  24. Agatemor C, Arnold AE, Cross ED, Decken A, Shaver MP, “Aluminium salophen and salen initiators in the ring-opening polymerization of rac-lactide and rac-b-butyrolactone: electronic effects on stereoselectivity and polymerization rates.” J. Organomet. Chem., 2013, 745-746, 335.

  25. Agatemor C, Shaver MP. “Tacticity-induced changes in the micellization and degradation properties of poly(lactic acid)-block-poly(ethylene glycol) copolymers.” Biomacromolecules, 2013, 14, 699.

  26. Agatemor C, Beauchemin D. “Matrix effects in inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry, a review.” Anal. Chim. Acta., 2011, 706, 66.

  27. Agatemor C, Beauchemin D. “Towards the reduction of matrix effects in inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry: the use of argon-nitrogen mixed-gas plasma.” Spectrochim. Acta B. 2011, 66, 1.

  28. Agatemor C, Agatemor UM, “Physico-chemical characteristics of well waters in four urban centers in Southern Nigeria.” The Environmentalist. (Now Environ. Syst. Decis.) 2010, 30, 333.

  29. Esekhiagbe M, Agatemor UM, Agatemor C, “Phenolic content and antimicrobial potentials of Xylopia aethiopica and Myristica argentea.” Maced. J. Chem. Chem. Eng., 2009 28, 159.

  30. Agatemor C, “Some aspects of palm oil bleaching with activated plantain peel ash.” Food Sci. Technol. Res., 2008, 14, 301.

  31. Agatemor C, Ogbunnefi PO, Agatemor UM, “Anaerobic digestion of Napier grass stem: the effect of exogenous iron and nickel.” J. Korean Chem. Soc., 2008, 52, 530.

  32. Agatemor C, Okolo, PO, “Studies of corrosion tendency of drinking water in the distribution system at the University of Benin.” The Environmentalist. (Now Environ. Syst. Decis.) 2008, 28, 379.

Agatemor C, Okolo PO, “University of Benin water supply system: microbiology and physicochemical assessments.” The Environmentalist. (Now Environ. Syst. Decis.) 2007, 27, 227.


Abd-El-Aziz AS, Agatemor C, Wong W, Macromolecules incorporating transition metals: tackling global challenges. The Royal Society of Chemistry Polymer Chemistry Series. The Royal Society of Chemistry, United Kingdom. 2018.

Book Chapter

  1. Agatemor C, Muthiah K, Ha L, Chai J, Osman A, Robertson BM, Yarema KJ. “Imaging glycans with metabolic glycoengineering” in Elsevier Reference Collection in Reference Module in Chemistry, Molecular Sciences and Chemical Engineering”, doi: 10.1016/B978-0-12-409547-2-14962.5. Elsevier.

  2. Ghosal K, Agatemor C, Tucker N., Kny E, Thomas S “Electrical spinning to electrospinning: A brief history in Electrospinning: From Basic Research to Commercialization,” Chapter 1, Eds: Kny E, Ghosal K. and Thomas, S. The Royal Society of Chemistry Soft Matter Book Series. The Royal Society of Chemistry, United Kingdom.

  3. Abd-El-Aziz AS, Agatemor C, Etkin N, “Functional materials based on metal-containing polymers in Functional metallosupramolecular materials,” 2015, pp 87–119, Eds: Schacher, F. and Hardy, J. The Royal Society of Chemistry Smart Materials Book Series. The Royal Society of Chemistry, United Kingdom.


  1. Yarema K, Agatemor C, Saeui C, Buettner M, Spangler J, Ludwig S, Riddhima DC, Dammen-Brower K, Bernstein Z. Methods to glycoengineer proteins. US Patent, PCT/US2021/40262.

  2. Mitragotri S, Banerjee A, Brown T, Ibsen K, Agatemor, C. “Ionic liquids for internal delivery” WO Patent WO/2019/099,837.

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