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Prof Marina Resmini

Marina Resmini

Professor of Materials Chemistry

School of Biological and Chemical Sciences
1.05, Joseph Priestley Building, Mile End
+44 (0)20 7882 3268

www.sbcs.qmul.ac.uk/staff/marinaresmini.html

Research

Research Interests

The main research interests of our group are at the interface between chemistry and biology, in the broad area of biomimetic systems, in particular artificial receptors and catalysts.

Work has focused on the synthesis and characterisation of novel enzyme-like catalysts, first via the catalytic antibody approach and more recently with molecular imprinted polymers. Molecular imprinting is a synthetic approach for the generation of recognition sites in a macromolecular matrix using a molecular template and functional monomers in a casting procedure.

Personal website: resminilab.sbcs.qmul.ac.uk

Publications of specific relevance to Materials Research

Publications

2021

  • Anastasiadi RM, Berti F, Colomban S, Tavagnacco C, Navarini L and Resmini M (2021). Simultaneous quantification of antioxidants paraxanthine and caffeine in human saliva by electrochemical sensing for CYP1A2 phenotyping. Antioxidants  vol. 10, (1) 1-18. 10.3390/antiox10010010

2020

  • Jones JI, Vdovchenko A, Cooling D, Murphy JF, Arnold A, Pretty JL, Spencer KL, Markus AA, Vethaak AD and Resmini M (2020). Systematic Analysis of the Relative Abundance of Polymers Occurring as Microplastics in Freshwaters and Estuaries. Mdpi Ag  International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health  vol. 17, (24) 9304-9304. 10.3390/ijerph17249304
  • Judah HL, Liu P, Zarbakhsh A and Resmini M (2020). Influence of buffers, ionic strength, and ph on the volume phase transition behavior of acrylamide-based nanogels. Polymers  vol. 12, (11) 1-14. 10.3390/polym12112590
  • Tommasini M, Pellizzoni E, Iacuzzi V, Marangon E, Posocco P, Forzato C, Bertoncin P, Toffoli G, Resmini M and Berti F (2020). Fluorescent imprinted nanoparticles for the effective monitoring of irinotecan in human plasma. Nanomaterials  vol. 10, (9) 1-15. 10.3390/nano10091707
  • Rose RS, Richardson KH, Latvanen EJ, Hanson CA, Resmini M and Sanders IA (2020). Microbial degradation of plastic in aqueous solutions demonstrated by Co2 evolution and quantification. International Journal of Molecular Sciences  vol. 21, (4) 10.3390/ijms21041176
  • Monteiro Â, Colomban S, Azinheira HG, Guerra-Guimarães L, Silva MDC, Navarini L and Resmini M (2020). Dietary antioxidants in coffee leaves: Impact of botanical origin and maturity on chlorogenic acids and xanthones. Antioxidants  vol. 9, (1) 10.3390/antiox9010006
  • Pearce CM and Resmini M (2020). Towards point of care systems for the therapeutic drug monitoring of imatinib. Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry  10.1007/s00216-020-02545-4

2019

  • Liu P, Pearce CM, Anastasiadi R-M, Resmini M and Castilla AM (2019). Covalently Crosslinked Nanogels: An NMR Study of the Effect of Monomer Reactivity on Composition and Structure. Polymers  vol. 11, (2) 10.3390/polym11020353
  • Redivo L, Anastasiadi R-M, Pividori M, Berti F, Peressi M, Di Tommaso D and Resmini M (2019). Prediction of self-assembly of adenosine analogues in solution: a computational approach validated by isothermal titration calorimetry. Phys Chem Chem Phys  10.1039/c8cp05647a

2018

  • ZARBAKHSH A, RESMINI M, ZIELINSKA K and SUN H (2018). Interactions of NIPAM nanogels with model lipid multi-bilayers: A neutron reflectivity study. Elsevier  Journal of Colloid and Interface Science  10.1016/j.jcis.2018.10.086
  • Salinas Y, Hoerhager C, García-Fernández A, Resmini M, Sancenón F, Matínez-Máñez R and Brueggemann O (2018). Biocompatible Phenylboronic-Acid-Capped ZnS Nanocrystals Designed As Caps in Mesoporous Silica Hybrid Materials for on-Demand pH-Triggered Release In Cancer Cells. Acs Appl Mater Interfaces  10.1021/acsami.8b13698
  • Saito G, Velluto D and Resmini M (2018). Synthesis of 1,8-naphthalimide-based probes with fluorescent switch triggered by flufenamic acid. Royal Society Open Science  vol. 5, (6) 10.1098/rsos.172137
  • Redivo L, Stredanský M, De Angelis E, Navarini L, Resmini M and Švorc ¿ (2018). Bare carbon electrodes as simple and efficient sensors for the quantification of caffeine in commercial beverages. R Soc Open Sci  vol. 5, (5) 172146-172146. 10.1098/rsos.172146
  • Salinas Y, Castilla AM and Resmini M (2018). An l-proline based thermoresponsive and pH-switchable nanogel as a drug delivery vehicle. Polymer Chemistry  vol. 9, (17) 2271-2280. 10.1039/c8py00308d
  • ZARBAKHSH A, RESMINI M and HuiHui S (2018). Interaction of thermal responsive NIPAM nanogels with model lipid monolayers at the air-water interface. Elsevier  Journal of Colloid and Interface Science  vol. 519, 97-106. 10.1016/j.jcis.2018.02.050

2017

  • Pellizzoni E, Tommasini M, Marangon E, Rizzolio F, Saito G, Benedetti F, Toffoli G, Resmini M and Berti F (2017). Corrigendum to Fluorescent molecularly imprinted nanogels for the detection of anticancer drugs in human plasma [Biosens. Bioelectron. 86 (2016) 913-919]. Biosens Bioelectron  vol. 94, 728-728. 10.1016/j.bios.2017.03.042
  • Zieli¿ska K, Campbell RA, Zarbakhsh A and Resmini M (2017). Adsorption versus aggregation of NIPAM nanogels: new insight into their behaviour at the air/water interface as a function of concentration. Phys Chem Chem Phys  vol. 19, (26) 17173-17179. 10.1039/c7cp02979a
  • Gutiérrez Ortiz AL, Berti F, Navarini L, Monteiro A, Resmini M and Forzato C (2017). Synthesis of p-coumaroylquinic acids and analysis of their interconversion. Tetrahedron Asymmetry  vol. 28, (3) 419-427. 10.1016/j.tetasy.2017.01.015
  • Mirata F and Resmini M (2017). Metal Complexes and Imprinted Polymers for Shape-Selective Catalysis. Effects of Nanocon?Nement On Catalysis  10.1007/978-3-319-50207-6_4

2016

  • Aksakal R, Resmini M and Becer CR (2016). SET-LRP of acrylates catalyzed by a 1 penny copper coin. Royal Society of Chemistry  Polymer Chemistry  vol. 7, (43) 6564-6569. 10.1039/c6py01295g
  • (2016). Fluorescent polymeric nanovehicles for neural stem cell modulation. Nanoscale  vol. 8, (39) 17340-17349. 10.1039/c6nr06440j
  • Pellizzoni E, Tommasini M, Marangon E, Rizzolio F, Saito G, Benedetti F, Toffoli G, Resmini M and Berti F (2016). Fluorescent molecularly imprinted nanogels for the detection of anticancer drugs in human plasma. Elsevier  Biosensors and Bioelectronics  vol. 86, 913-919. 10.1016/j.bios.2016.07.087
  • Panagiotopoulou M, Salinas Y, Beyazit S, Kunath S, Duma L, Prost E, Mayes AG, Resmini M, Tse Sum Bui B and Haupt K (2016). Molecularly Imprinted Polymer Coated Quantum Dots for Multiplexed Cell Targeting and Imaging. Angew Chem Int Ed Engl  vol. 55, (29) 8244-8248. 10.1002/anie.201601122
  • Panagiotopoulou M, Salinas Y, Beyazit S, Kunath S, Duma L, Prost E, Mayes AG, Resmini M, Bui BTS and Haupt K (2016). Molecularly Imprinted Polymer Coated Quantum Dots for Multiplexed Cell Targeting and Imaging. Angewandte Chemie  vol. 128, (29) 8384-8388. 10.1002/ange.201601122
  • Papadimitriou SA, Salinas Y and Resmini M (2016). ChemInform Abstract: Smart Polymeric Nanoparticles as Emerging Tools for Imaging — The Parallel Evolution of Materials. Cheminform  vol. 47, (20) 10.1002/chin.201620270
  • Papadimitriou SA, Salinas Y and Resmini M (2016). Smart Polymeric Nanoparticles as Emerging Tools for Imaging--The Parallel Evolution of Materials. Chemistry (Weinheim An Der Bergstrasse, Germany)  vol. 22, (11) 3612-3620. 10.1002/chem.201502610
  • Jorge AR, Chernobryva M, Rigby SEJ, Watkinson M and Resmini M (2016). Incorporation of Cobalt-Cyclen Complexes into Templated Nanogels Results in Enhanced Activity. Chemistry - a European Journal  vol. 22, (11) 3764-3774. 10.1002/chem.201503946
  • Zieli¿ska K, Sun H, Campbell RA, Zarbakhsh A and Resmini M (2016). Smart nanogels at the air/water interface: Structural studies by neutron reflectivity. Nanoscale  vol. 8, (9) 4951-4960. 10.1039/c5nr07538f
  • Resmini M (2016). The 'Leaky Pipeline'. Chemistry - a European Journal  vol. 22, (11) 3533-3534. 10.1002/chem.201600292
  • Ray JV, Mirata F, Pérollier C, Arotcarena M, Bayoudh S and Resmini M (2016). Smart coumarin-tagged imprinted polymers for the rapid detection of tamoxifen. Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry  vol. 408, (7) 1855-1861. 10.1007/s00216-015-9296-8
  • Aksakal R, Resmini M and Becer CR (2016). Pentablock star shaped polymers in less than 90 minutes via aqueous SET-LRP. Polymer Chemistry  vol. 7, (1) 171-175. 10.1039/c5py01623a

2015

  • Mirata F and Resmini M (2015). Molecularly imprinted polymers for catalysis and synthesis. Advances in Biochemical Engineering/Biotechnology  vol. 150, 107-129. 10.1007/10_2015_319

2013

  • Ton X-A, Bui BTS, Resmini M, Bonomi P, Dika I, Soppera O and Haupt K (2013). A Versatile Fiber-Optic Fluorescence Sensor Based on Molecularly Imprinted Microstructures Polymerized in Situ. Angewandte Chemie-International Edition  vol. 52, (32) 8317-8321. 10.1002/anie.201301045
  • Ton X, Bui BTS, Resmini M, Bonomi P, Dika I, Soppera O and Haupt K (2013). A Versatile Fiber‐Optic Fluorescence Sensor Based on Molecularly Imprinted Microstructures Polymerized in Situ. Angewandte Chemie  vol. 125, (32) 8475-8479. 10.1002/ange.201301045
  • Cakir P, Cutivet A, Resmini M, Bui BTS and Haupt K (2013). Protein-size molecularly imprinted polymer nanogels as synthetic antibodies, by localized polymerization with multi-initiators. Adv Mater  vol. 25, (7) 1048-1051. 10.1002/adma.201203400
  • Servant A, Rogers S, Zarbakhsh A and Resmini M (2013). Polymeric organic nanogels: Structural studies and correlation between morphology and catalytic efficiency. New Journal of Chemistry  vol. 37, (12) 4103-4109. 10.1039/c3nj00462g

2012

  • Bonomi P, Servant A and Resmini M (2012). Modulation of imprinting efficiency in nanogels with catalytic activity in the Kemp elimination. J Mol Recognit  vol. 25, (6) 352-360. 10.1002/jmr.2180
  • Resmini M (2012). Molecularly imprinted polymers as biomimetic catalysts. Anal Bioanal Chem  vol. 402, (10) 3021-3026. 10.1007/s00216-011-5671-2
  • Resmini M, Flavin K and Carboni D (2012). Microgels and nanogels with catalytic activity. Top Curr Chem  vol. 325, 307-342. 10.1007/128_2010_93

2011

  • Hussain S, Khan A, Gul S, Resmini M, Verma CS, Thomas EW and Brocklehurst K (2011). Identification of interactions involved in the generation of nucleophilic reactivity and of catalytic competence in the catalytic site Cys/His ion pair of papain. Biochemistry  vol. 50, (49) 10732-10742. 10.1021/bi201207z
  • Servant A, Haupt K and Resmini M (2011). Tuning molecular recognition in water-soluble nanogels with enzyme-like activity for the kemp elimination. Chemistry: a European Journal  vol. 17, (39) 11052-11059. 10.1002/chem.201002747

2010

  • Ostler EL, Resmini M, Boucher G, Romanov N, Brocklehurst K and Gallacher G (2010). ChemInform Abstract: Polyclonal Antibody‐Catalyzed Hydrolysis of a β‐Lactam. Cheminform  vol. 33, (19) no-no. 10.1002/chin.200219243
  • Maggiotti V, Resmini M and Gouverneur V (2010). ChemInform Abstract: Unprecedented Regiocontrol Using an Aldolase I Antibody. Cheminform  vol. 33, (29) no-no. 10.1002/chin.200229048
  • Flavin K and Resmini M (2010). Molecular Imprinting with Nanomaterials. Advanced Nanomaterials  10.1002/9783527628940.ch20
  • Flavin K and Resmini M (2010). ADVANCED NANOMATERIALS, 2 VOLUMES. Advanced Nanomaterials, 2 Volumes , Editors: GECKELER KE and NISHIDE H. Wiley Vch 

2009

  • Pasetto P, Flavin K and Resmini M (2009). Simple spectroscopic method for titration of binding sites in molecularly imprinted nanogels with hydrolase activity. Biosens Bioelectron  vol. 25, (3) 572-578. 10.1016/j.bios.2009.03.042
  • Jorge R, Watkinson M, Resmini M, Biffis A and Svoboda J (2009). CATL 63-Molecularly imprinted nanogels as phosphate hydrolysis promoters. Abstr Pap Am Chem S  vol. 238,
  • Servant AMLI and Resmini M (2009). COLL 487-Catalytic imprinted nanogels for Kemp elimination: Synthesis and characterization. Abstr Pap Am Chem S  vol. 238,
  • Flavin K and Resmini M (2009). Imprinted nanomaterials: a new class of synthetic receptors. Anal Bioanal Chem  vol. 393, (2) 437-444. 10.1007/s00216-008-2496-8

2008

  • Carboni D, Flavin K, Servant A, Gouverneur V and Resmini M (2008). The first example of molecularly imprinted nanogels with aldolase type I activity. Chemistry (Weinheim An Der Bergstrasse, Germany)  vol. 14, (23) 7059-7065.
  • Gul S, Hussain S, Thomas MP, Resmini M, Verma CS, Thomas EW and Brocklehurst K (2008). Generation of nucleophilic character in the Cys25/His159 ion pair of papain involves Trp177 but not Asp158. Biochemistry  vol. 47, (7) 2025-2035. 10.1021/bi702126p
  • Carboni D, Flavin K, Servant A, Gouverneur V and Resmini M (2008). The first example of molecularly imprinted nanogels with aldolase type I activity. Chemistry: a European Journal  vol. 14, (23) 7059-7065. 10.1002/chem.200800675

2007

  • Boucher G, Said B, Ostler EL, Resmini M, Brocklehurst K and Gallacher G (2007). Evidence that the mechanism of antibody-catalysed hydrolysis of arylcarbamates can be determined by the structure of the immunogen used to elicit the catalytic antibody. Biochem J  vol. 401, (3) 721-726. 10.1042/BJ20060551

2005

  • RESMINI M, Ostler EL, Brocklehurst K and Gallacher G (2005). Polyclonal catalytic antibodies. Catalytic Antibodies , Editors: Keinan E. Wiley-Vch  10.1002/3527603662.ch17

2004

  • Sonkaria S, Boucher G, Flórez-Olvarez J, Said B, Hussain S, Ostler EL, Gul S, Thomas EW, Resmini M, Gallacher G and Brocklehurst K (2004). Evidence for 'lock and key' character in an anti-phosphonate hydrolytic antibody catalytic site augmented by non-reaction centre recognition: variation in substrate selectivity between an anti-phosphonate antibody, an anti-phosphate antibody and two hydrolytic enzymes. Biochem J  vol. 381, (Pt 1) 125-130. 10.1042/BJ20031966
  • Rodriguez AC, Ramos AP, Hawkes GE, Berti F and Resmini M (2004). Stereoselective synthesis of a novel pseudopeptide hapten for the generation of hydrolytic catalytic antibodies. Tetrahedron-Asymmetr  vol. 15, (12) 1847-1855. 10.1016/j.tetasy.2004.05.005
  • Maggiotti V, Bahmanyar S, Reiter M, Resmini M, Houk KN and Gouverneur V (2004). Unusual Reversal of Regioselectivity in Antibody‐Mediated Aldol Additions with Unsymmetrical Methyl Ketones. Cheminform  vol. 35, (23) 10.1002/chin.200423039
  • Maddock SC, Pasetto P and Resmini M (2004). Novel imprinted soluble microgels with hydrolytic catalytic activity. Chem Commun  (5) 536-537. 10.1039/b312631e
  • Reid JD, Hussain S, Bailey TSF, Sonkaria S, Sreedharan SK, Thomas EW, Resmini M and Brocklehurst K (2004). Isomerization of the uncomplexed actinidin molecule: kinetic accessibility of additional steps in enzyme catalysis provided by solvent perturbation. Biochem J  vol. 378, (Pt 2) 699-703. 10.1042/BJ20031318
  • Maggiotti V, Bahmanyar S, Reiter M, Resmini M, Houk KN and Gouverneur V (2004). Unusual reversal of regioselectivity in antibody-mediated aldol additions with unsymmetrical methyl ketones. Tetrahedron  vol. 60, (3) 619-632. 10.1016/j.tet.2003.10.115

2003

  • Gul S, Sonkaria S, Pinitglang S, Florez-Alvarez J, Hussain S, Thomas EW, Ostler EL, Gallacher G, Resmini M and Brocklehurst K (2003). Improvement in hydrolytic antibody activity by change in haptenic structure from phosphate to phosphonate with retention of a common leaving-group determinant: evidence for the 'flexibility' hypothesis. Biochem J  vol. 376, (Pt 3) 813-821. 10.1042/BJ20030716
  • Hussain S, Pinitglang S, Bailey TSF, Reid JD, Noble MA, Resmini M, Thomas EW, Greaves RB, Verma CS and Brocklehurst K (2003). Variation in the pH-dependent pre-steady-state and steady-state kinetic characteristics of cysteine-proteinase mechanism: evidence for electrostatic modulation of catalytic-site function by the neighbouring carboxylate anion. Biochem J  vol. 372, (Pt 3) 735-746. 10.1042/BJ20030177

2002

  • Ostler EL, Dean CJ, Barber N, Valeri M, James S, Resmini M, Boucher G, Romanov N, Brocklehurst K and Gallacher G (2002). A rat monoclonal antibody that catalyses the hydrolysis of a nitrophenyl-beta-lactam. Biochem Biophys Res Commun  vol. 299, (2) 273-276. 10.1016/s0006-291x(02)02604-9
  • Ostler EL, Resmini M, Brocklehurst K and Gallacher G (2002). Polyclonal catalytic antibodies. J Immunol Methods  vol. 269, (1-2) 111-124. 10.1016/s0022-1759(02)00228-4
  • Maggiotti V, Bahmanyar S, Houk KN, Gouverneur V and Resmini M (2002). Theoretical studies on the antibody-catalyzed aldol reaction involving unsymmetrical enamine intermediates. Abstr Pap Am Chem S  vol. 223, B188-B188.
  • Maggiotti V, Gouverneur V and Resmini M (2002). Unprecedented regiocontrol using an aldolase I antibody. Abstr Pap Am Chem S  vol. 223, B215-B215.
  • Maggiotti V, Resmini M and Gouverneur V (2002). Unprecedented regiocontrol using an aldolase I antibody. Angew Chem Int Ed Engl  vol. 41, (6) 1012-1014. 10.1002/1521-3773(20020315)41:6<1012::aid-anie1012>3.0.co;2-i
  • Maggiotti V, Resmini M and Gouverneur V (2002). Unprecedented Regiocontrol Using An Aldolase I Antibody. Angewandte Chemie  vol. 114, (6) 1054-1056. 10.1002/1521-3757(20020315)114:6<1054::aid-ange1054>3.0.co;2-h
  • Ostler EL, Resmini M, Boucher G, Romanov N, Brocklehurst K and Gallacher G (2002). Polyclonal antibody-catalysed hydrolysis of a beta-lactam. Chem Commun (Camb)  (3) 226-227. 10.1039/b110135h
  • Florez-Alvarez J, Brocklehurst K, Gallacher G and RESMINI M (2002). Synthesis of an aminoalcohol hapten for the generation of catalytic antibodies. Tet. Lett.  vol. 43, (1) 171-174. 10.1016/S0040-4039(01)02101-3

2001

  • Krell T, Maclean J, Boam DJ, Cooper A, Resmini M, Brocklehurst K, Kelly SM, Price NC, Lapthorn AJ and Coggins JR (2001). Biochemical and X-ray crystallographic studies on shikimate kinase: the important structural role of the P-loop lysine. Protein Sci  vol. 10, (6) 1137-1149. 10.1110/ps.52501
  • Brocklehurst K, Resmini M and Topham CM (2001). Kinetic and titration methods for determination of active site contents of enzyme and catalytic antibody preparations. Methods  vol. 24, (2) 153-167. 10.1006/meth.2001.1176

2000

  • Topham CM, Gul S, Resmini M, Sonkaria S, Gallacher G and Brocklehurst K (2000). The kinetic basis of a general method for the investigation of active site content of enzymes and catalytic antibodies: First-order behaviour under single-turnover and cycling conditions. Journal of Theoretical Biology  vol. 204, (2) 239-256. 10.1006/jtbi.2000.2011
  • Resmini M, Gul S, Carter S, Sonkaria S, Topham CM, Gallacher G and Brocklehurst K (2000). A general kinetic approach to investigation of active-site availability in macromolecular catalysts. Biochemical Journal  vol. 346, (1) 117-125. 10.1042/0264-6021:3460117

1998

  • Benedetti F, Berti F, Flego M, Resmini M and Bastiani E (1998). A competitive immunoassay for the detection of esterolytic activity of antibodies and enzymes. Analytical Biochemistry  vol. 256, (1) 67-73. 10.1006/abio.1997.2482
  • Resmini M (1998). Determination of the catalytic site content of a polyclonal catalytic antibody preparation. Biochemical Society Transactions  vol. 26, (2) 10.1042/bst026s170

1997

  • Resmini M, Vigna R, Simms C, Barber NJ, Hagi-Pavli EP, Watts AB, Verma C, Gallacher G and Brocklehurst K (1997). Characterization of the hydrolytic activity of a polyclonal catalytic antibody preparation by pH-dependence and chemical modification studies: Evidence for the involvement of Tyr and Arg side chains as hydrogen-bond donors. Biochemical Journal  vol. 326, (1) 279-287. 10.1042/bj3260279
  • Annunziata R, Ferrari M, Papeo G, Resmini M and Sisti M (1997). Asymmetric synthesis of 4(R)tert-butyl-8a(S)hydroxycarbonyl-4,6,7,8,8a,9-hexahydro-1-alkylpyrr olo[3,2-f]indolizines via intramolecular iminium ion cyclization. Synthetic Communications  vol. 27, (1) 23-38. 10.1080/00397919708004802

1996

  • Resmini M, Meekel AAP and Pandit UK (1996). Catalytic antibodies: Regio- and enantioselectivity in a hetero Diels-Alder reaction. Pure and Applied Chemistry  vol. 68, (11) 2025-2028. 10.1351/pac199668112025
  • Meekel AAP, Resmini M and Pandit UK (1996). Regioselectivity and enantioselectivity in an antibody catalyzed hetero Diels-Alder reaction. Bioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry  vol. 4, (7) 1051-1057. 10.1016/0968-0896(96)00087-9

1995

  • Meekel AAP, Resmini M and Pandit UK (1995). First example of an antibody-catalysed hetero-Diels-Alder reaction. Journal of The Chemical Society, Chemical Communications  (5) 571-572. 10.1039/C39950000571

1994

  • Ferrari M, Orsini F, Resmini M and Sisti M (1994). The unusual reactivity of 9-oxa-4-thia-tetracyclo[5.5.1.02,7.010,13] tridecan-12-one-3-spiro-1 '-cyclopentan-3'-ones: a molecular modelling study. Journal of Molecular Structure: Theochem  vol. 309, (2) 105-112. 10.1016/0166-1280(94)80067-7

1991

  • Jommi G, Orsini F, Resmini M and Sisti M (1991). A stereoconvergent approach to dicyclopenta[a,d]cyclooctane terpenoids via a very mild cope reaction. Tetrahedron Letters  vol. 32, (47) 6969-6972. 10.1016/0040-4039(91)80457-H