Department of Chemistry



Journal Articles
28. Frampton, MB; Zelisko, PM.  Synthesis of Lipase-Catalysed Silicone-Polyesters and Silicone-Polyamides at Elevated Temperatures.  Chem.  Commun., 2013, 49, 9269-9271.
27. Frampton, MB; Séguin, JP; Marquardt, D; Harroun, TA; Zelisko, PM.  Synthesis of Polyesters Containing Disiloxane Subunits: Structural Characterization, Kinetics, and an Examination of the Thermal Tolerance of Novozym-435.  J. Mol. Cat. B.: Enzymatic.   2013, 85-86, 149-155.
26.  Behie, SW; Zelisko, PM; Bidochka, MJ.  Endophytic Insect-Parasitic Fungi Translocate Nitrogen Directly from Insects to Plants, Science, 2012, 336, 1576-1577.
25.  Frampton, MB; Zelisko, PM.  A Comparison of Protease Active Sites and their Ability to Process Silicon-Based Substrates.  Silicon, 2012, 4(1), 51-56.
24.  Zelisko, PM.  The Frederic Stanley Kipping Award in Silicon ChemistrySilicon, 2010, 2, 185.


23.  Zelisko, PM; Dudding, T; Arnelien, KR; Stanisic, H. Trypsin-Catalyzed Cross-Linking of Triethoxysilyl-Terminated Polydimethylsiloxane: An Experimental and Computational Approach, in Advance of Silicones and Silicone-Modified Materials. Clarson, SJ; Owen, MJ; Smith, SD; Van Dyke, ME. 2010, Chapter 5, 47-57, American Chemical Society.

22. Frampton, MB; Simionescu, R; Dudding, T; Zelisko, PM. The Enzymatic Cleavage of Si-O Bonds: A Kinetics Analysis of the Biocatalyzed Hydrolysis of Phenyltrimethoxysilane. J. Mol. Cat. B: Enzymatic, 201066, 105-112.

21. Frampton, MB; Subczynska, I; Zelisko, PM. Biocatalytic Synthesis of Silicone Polyesters. Biomacromolecules, 201011 (7), 1818-1825.

20. Frampton, MB; Zelisko, PM. Organosilicon Biotechnology. Silicon, 2009, 1, 147-163.
19. Frampton, M; Simionescu, R; Zelisko, PM. Enzyme-Mediated Synthesis of Silsesquioxanes. Silicon, 2009, 1, 47-56.
18.  Frampton, M; Vawda, A; Fletcher, J; Zelisko, PM. Enzyme-Mediated Sol–Gel Processing of Alkoxysilanes.  Chem. Commun., 2008, 5544-5546.
17. Zelisko, PM; Flora, KK; Brennan, JD; Brook, MA. Water-in-Silicone Oil Emulsion Stabilizing Surfactants Formed From Native Albumin and a,ω-Triethoxysilylpropyl-Polydimethylsiloxane. Biomacromolecules. 2008, 9, 2153-2161.
16. Amarne, HY; Bain, AD; Neumann, K; Zelisko, PM. Extensions of a Basic Laboratory Experiment: 4+2 and 2+2 Cycloadditions. Journal of Chemical Education, 2008, 85(1), 104-106.
15.  Zelisko, PM; Arnelien, KR; Dudding, T; Simionescu, R; Stanisic, H. Enzyme Mediated Cross-Linking of Silicone Polymers. Polymer Preprints, 2007, 48(2), 984-985.
14. Zelisko, PM; Lopez Aguilar, A.; Brook, MA. Delivery of Both Active Enzyme and Bleach from Water-in-Silicone Oil (D4) Emulsions. Langmuir, 200723(7), 3620-3625.
13. Zelisko, PM; Ragheb, AM; Hrynyk, M; Brook, MA. Proteins at Silicone Interfaces, in The Science and Technology of Silicones and Silicone-Modified Materials. Clarson, SJ; Fitzgerald, JJ; Owen, MJ; Smith, SD; Van Dyke, ME., Eds. 2007, 964, 256-266.
12. Liu, M; Pacard, E; Ragheb, AM; Zelisko, PM; Brook, MA. Stabilisation of Protein-Containing Water-in-Oil Emulsions, Cahiers de Formulation, 2004, 11, 1542-162 (Developed from the conference, “Formulation des composés silicones et fluorés” presented at the Journées de formulation: Formulation des composés silicones et fluorés: Concurrence ou complémentarité Lyon, France 9, 10 décembre 2002), Lanteri, P.; Bordes, C., Eds., invited manuscript.
11. Zelisko, PM; Coo-Ranger, JJ; Brook, MA. The Interaction of Proteins with Functionalized Silicones. Polymer Preprints, 2004, 45(1), 604-605.
10. Coo-Ranger, JJ; Zelisko, PM; Brook, MA. Ionic Silicone Surfactants in Water-in-Silicone Oil Emulsions Containing Proteins. Polymer Preprints, 2004, 45(1), 674-675.
9. Liu, M; Ragheb, A; Zelisko, P; Brook, MA. Preparation and Applications of Silicone Emulsions Using Biopolymers in Biomedical Applications of Polymer Colloids. 2003. Chapter 11, pages 309-329. Elaïssari, Abdelhamid, Ed.; Mercel Dekker Inc. Invited Manuscript.
8. Brook, MA; Bartzoka, V; Zelisko, P; Walsh, M. Silicone-Protein Copolymers: Controlling Interfacial and Protein Stabilization in Organosilicone Chemistry: From Molecules to Materials, 2003, Vol. 5, pages 606-611. Auner, N; Weis, J, Eds. VCH: Weinheim. ISBN: 3-527-30670-6. Invited Manuscript.
7. Zelisko, PM; Bartzoka, V; Brook, MA. Exploiting Silicone-Protein Interactions: Stabilization Against Denaturation at Interfaces in Symposium Series No. 838 Synthesis and Properties of Silicones and Silicone-Modified Materials, Clarson, Fitzgerald, Owen, Smith, and Van Dyke eds.. 2003. Chapter 19, pages 212-221. ISBN: 0-8421-3804-9. Invited manuscript.
6. Zelisko, PM; Brook, MA. Stability of α-Chymotrypsin and Lysozyme Entrapped in Water-in-Silicone Oil Emulsions. Langmuir, 2002, 18(23), 8982-8987.
5. Brook, MA; Zelisko, PM; Walsh, MJ; Crowley, JN. Silicone-Protein Surfactants: Stability of Water-in-Silicone Oil Emulsions. Silicon Chemistry, 2002, 1, 99-106.
4. Brook, MA; Zelisko, PM; Bartzoka, V. Delivery of proteinacious materials from silicone protected microparticles and water-in-silicone oil emulsions. Proceedings - 28th International Symposium on Controlled Release of Bioactive Materials and 4th Consumer & Diversified Products Conference, San Diego, CA, United States, June 23-27, 2001. 2001, 2, 997-998.
3. Zelisko, PM; Brook, MA. Modified Silicones for the Stabilisation of Proteins and Enzymes in Emulsions: Potential Vaccine Delivery Systems. Polymer Preprints (Am. Chem. Soc. Div. Polym. Chem), 2001, 42(2), 115-116.
2. Brook, MA; Zelisko, PM. Exploiting Silicone-Protein Interactions: Stabilization Against Denaturation at Interfaces. Polymer Preprints (Am. Chem. Soc. Div. Polym. Chem.), 2001, 42(1), 97-98.
1. Chang, J; Schwalm, J-DR; Zelisko, PM. Phenytoin-Associated T-Cell Pseudolymphoma: A Case Report and Literature Review. Annals of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. 1999, 32(2), 100-103.
1.  Zelisko, PM; Arnelien, K; Frampton, M. Enzyme-Mediated Cross-Linking of Silicone Polymers, US Patent 8,383,755 to Brock University.  Issued February 26, 2013.

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