Stoddart Mechanostereochemistry Group





Stoddart Mechanostereochemistry Group



Cristian Pezzato

Postdoctoral Fellow

Hometown: Rovereto, Italy

Joined group: 2015


PhD in Chemistry (2015) - University of Padua, Italy. Advisor: Leonard J. Prins
MSc in Chemistry (2011) - University of Padua, Italy. Advisor: Leonard J. Prins
BSc in Chemistry (2009) - University of Padua, Italy. Advisor: Fabrizio Mancin


[16] M. T. Nguyen, D. P. Ferris, C. Pezzato, Y. Wang, J. F. Stoddart
"Densely Charged Dodecacationic [3]- and Tetracosacationic Radial [5]Catenanes"
Chem, DOI:

[15] C. Pezzato, M. T. Nguyen, D. J. Kim, O. Anamimoghadam, L. Mosca, J. F. Stoddart
"Controlling dual molecular pumps electrochemically"
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2018, 57, 9325-9329

[14] C. Pezzato, M. T. Nguyen, C. Cheng, D. J. Kim, M. T. Otley, J. F. Stoddart
"An efficient artificial molecular pump"
Tetrahedron 2017, 73, 4849-4857

[13] D. J. Kim, K. R. Hermann, A. Prokofjevs, M. T. Otley, C. Pezzato, M. Owczarek, J. F. Stoddart
"Redox-active macrocycles for organic rechargeable batteries"
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2017, 139, 6635-6643

[12] C. Pezzato, C. Cheng, J. F. Stoddart, R. D. Astumian
"Mastering the non-equilibrium assembly and operation of molecular machines"
Chem. Soc. Rev. 2017, 46, 5491-5507

[11] S. Neri, S. Garcia Martin, C. Pezzato, L. J. Prins
"Photoswitchable catalysis by a nanozyme mediated by a light-sensitive cofactor"
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2017, 139, 1794-1797

[10] C. Pezzato, J. L.-Y. Chen, P. Galzerano, M. Salvi, L. J. Prins
"Catalytic signal amplification for the discrimination of ATP and ADP using functionalised gold nanoparticles"
Org. Biomol. Chem. 2016, 14, 6811-6820

[9] J. L.-Y. Chen, C. Pezzato, P. Scrimin, L. J. Prins
"Chiral nanozymes - Gold nanoparticle-based transphosphorylation catalyst capable of enantiomeric discrimination"
Chem. Eur. J. 2016, 22, 7028-7032

[8] C. Pezzato, L. J. Prins
"Transient signal generation in a self-assembled nanosystem fueled by ATP"
Nature Commun. 2015, 6, 7790

[7] C. Pezzato, S. Maiti, J. L.-Y. Chen, A. Cazzolaro, C. Gobbo, L. J. Prins
"MetalloSAMs on gold nanoparticles for chemosensing applications"
Chem. Commun. 2015, 51, 9922-9931

[6] C. Pezzato, D. Zaramella, M. Martinelli, G. Pieters, M. A. Pagano, L. J. Prins
"Label-free fluorescence detetion of kinase activity using a gold nanoparticle based indicator displacement assay"
Org. Biomol. Chem. 2015, 13, 1198-1203

[5] S. Maiti, C. Pezzato, S. Garcia Martin, L. J. Prins
"Multivalent interactions regulate signal transduction in a self-assembled Hg2+ sensor"
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2014, 136, 11288-11291

[4] C. Pezzato, P. Scrimin, L. J. Prins
"Zn2+-regulated self-sorting and mixing of phosphates and carboxylates on the surface of functionalized gold nanoparticles"
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2014, 53, 2104-2109

[3] G. Pieters, C. Pezzato, L. J. Prins
"Controlling supramolecular complex formation on the surface of a monolayer protected gold nanoparticle in water"
Langmuir 2013, 29, 7180-7185

[2] C. Pezzato, B. Lee, K. Severin, L. J. Prins
"Pattern-based sensing of nucleotides with functionalized gold nanoparticles"
Chem. Commun. 2013, 49, 469-471

[1] G. Pieters, C. Pezzato, L. J. Prins
"Reversible control over the valency of a nanoparticle-based supramolecular system"
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2012, 134, 15289-15292


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