Publications

  1. Deciding the Future of Adipic Acid. J. F. C. Steele, S. Wallace*, Nat. Chem. 2024, 16, 838 - link

  2. Microbial Upcycling of Waste PET to Adipic Acid. M. Valenzuela-Ortega, J. T. Suitor, M. F. M. White, T. Hinchcliffe, S. Wallace*, ACS Cent. Sci. 2023, 9, 11, 2057–2063 - link

  3. Biocompatible a-Methylenation of Metabolic Butyraldehyde in Living Bacteria. J. A. Dennis, N. W. Johnson, T. W. Thorpe, S. Wallace*, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2023, 135, 38, e202306347 - link

  4. Overproduction of Native and Click-able Colanic Acid Slime from Engineered Escherichia coli. J. C. Sadler, R. C. Brewster, A. Kjeldsen, A. F. González, J. S. Nirkko, S. Varzandeh, S. Wallace*, JACS Au 2023, 3, 2, 378–383 - link

  5. Engineering Biology for Sustainable 1,4-Butanediol Synthesis. C. L. Trotter, G. S. Babu, S. Wallace*, Trends Biotechnol. 2023, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tibtech.2023.01.006 - link

  6. A New PETase from the Human Saliva Metagenome and Its Functional Modification via Genetic Code Expansion in Bacteria. M. F. M. White, S. Wallace*, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2023, 62, 12, e202216963 - link

  7. Bread Waste - A Potential Feedstock for Sustainable Circular Biorefineries. V. Kumar*, P. Brancoli, V. Narisetty, S. Wallace, D. Charalampopoulos, B. K. Dubey, G. Kumar, A. Bhatnagar, S. K. Bhatia, M. J. Taherzadeh, Bioresour. Technol. 2022, DOI: org/10.1016/j.biortech.2022.128449 - link

  8. Palladium Nanoparticles from Desulfovibrio alaskensis G20 Catalyze Biocompatible Sonogashira and Biohydrogenation Cascades. Y. Era, J. A. Dennis, L. E. Horsfall*, S. Wallace*, JACS Au 2022, 2, 11, 2446–2452 - link

  9. Tyramine Derivatives Catalyze the Aldol Dimerization of Butyraldehyde in the Presence of Escherichia coli. J. A. Dennis, J. C. Sadler, S. Wallace*, ChemBioChem. 2022, e202200238 - link

  10. Micellar Catalysis of the Suzuki Miyaura Reaction using Biogenic Pd Nanoparticles from Desulfovibrio alaskensis. Y. Era, J. A. Dennis, L. E. Horsfall*, S. Wallace*, Green Chem. 2021, 23, 8886–8890 - link

  11. Microbial Synthesis of Vanillin from Waste poly(ethylene terephthalate). J. C. Sadler, S. Wallace*, Green Chem. 2021, 23, 4665–4672 - link - press release

  12. Interfacing Non-Enzymatic Catalysis with Living Microorganisms. J. C. Sadler, J. A. Dennis, N. W. Johnson, S. Wallace*, RSC Chem. Biol. 2021, 2, 1073–1083 - link 

  13. Optimizing the Biosynthesis of Oxygenated and Acylated Taxol Precursors in Saccharomyces cerevisiae using Advanced Bioprocessing Strategies. L. E. Walls, K. Malci, B. Nowrouzi, R. A. Li, L. d'Espaux, J. Wong, J. A. Dennis, A. J. C. Semiao, S. Wallace, J. L. Martinez, J. D. Keasling, L. Rios-Solis, Biotechnol. Bioeng. 2020, 118, 279–293 - link

  14. One-Pot Synthesis of Adipic Acid from Guaiacol in Escherichia coli. J. T. Suitor, S. Varzandeh, S. Wallace*, ACS Synth. Biol. 2020, 9, 2472–2476 - link - press release 

  15. Transition Metal-Free Reduction of Activated Alkenes Using a Living Microorganism. R. C. Brewster, J. T. Suitor, A. W. Bennett, S. Wallace*, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2019, 58, 12409–12414 - link

  16. Synthetic Methodologies in Chemical Biology. In book: Biomolecular and Bioanalytical Techniques: Theory, Methodology and Applications. R. C. Brewster, S. Wallace*. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. Editor: V. Ramesh, 2019, ISBN: 9781119483977

  17. Computationally Guided Discovery of a Reactive, Hydrophilic trans-5-Oxocene Dienophile for Bioorthogonal Labeling. W. D Lambert, S. L. Scinto, O. Dmittrenko, S. J. Boyd, R. A. Mehl, J. W. Chin*, J. M. Fox*, S. Wallace*, Org. Biomol. Chem. 2017, 15, 6640–6644 - link

  18. Protein Modification via Alkyne Hydrosilylation Using a Substoichiometric Amount of Ruthenium(II) Catalyst. T. T. L. Kwan, O. Boutureira, E. C. Frye, S. J. Walsh, M. K. Gupta, S. Wallace, Y. Wu, F. Zhang, H. F. Sore, W. R. J. D. Galloway, J. W. Chin, M. Welch, G. J. L. Bernardes, D. R. Spring, Chem. Sci. 2017, 8, 3871–3878 - link

  19. Interfacing Biocompatible Reactions with Engineered Escherichia coli. S. Wallace, E. P. Balskus, Methods Mol. Biol. 2017, 1586, 409–421 - link

  20. Designer Micelles Accelerate Flux Through Engineered Metabolism and Support Biocompatible Chemistry. S. Wallace, E. P. Balskus, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2016, 55, 6023–6027 - link

  21. Interfacing Microbial Styrene Production with a Biocompatible Cyclopropanation Reaction. S. Wallace, E. P. Balskus, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2015, 54, 7106–7109 - link

  22. Using Non-Enzymatic Chemistry to Influence Microbial Metabolism. S. Wallace, E. E. Shultz, E. P. Balskus, Curr. Opin. Chem. Biol. 2015, 25, 71–79 - link

  23. Opportunities for Merging Chemical and Biological Synthesis. S. Wallace, E. P. Balskus, Curr. Opin. Biotechnol. 2014, 30, 1–8 - link

  24. Strain-Promoted Sydnone Bicyclo-[6.1.0]-nonyne Cycloaddition. S. Wallace, J.  W. Chin, Chem. Sci. 2014, 5, 1742–1744 - link

  25. Conformationally Strained trans-Cyclooctene with Improved Stability and Excellent Reactivity in Tetrazine Ligation. A. Darko, S. Wallace, O. Dmitrenko, M. M. Machovina, R. A. Mehl, J. W. Chin, J. M. Fox, Chem. Sci. 2014, 5, 3770–3776 - link

  26. Optimized Orthogonal Translation of Unnatural Amino Acids Enables Spontaneous Protein Double-Labeling and FRET. K. Wang, A. Sachdeva, D. J. Cox, N. W. Wilf, S. Wallace, R. A. Mehl, J. W. Chin, Nat. Chem. 2014, 6, 393–403 - link

  27. A Cascade Strategy Enables a Total Synthesis of (–)-Gephyrotoxin. S. Chu, S. Wallace, M. D. Smith, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2014, 53, 13826–13829 - link

  28. Genetic Encoding of Bicyclononynes and trans-Cyclooctenes for Site-Specific Protein Labeling in vitro and in Live Mammalian Cells. K. Lang, L. Davis, S. Wallace, M. Mahesh, D. J. Cox, M. L. Blackman, J. M. Fox, J. W. Chin, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2012, 134, 10317–10320 - link

  29. Rapid Synthesis and Zebrafish Evaluation of a Phenanthridine-Based Small Molecule Library. L. R. Donaldson, S. Wallace, D. Haigh, E. E. Paton, A. N. Hulme, Org. Biomol. Chem. 2011, 9, 2233–2239 - link