Department of Chemistry

School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics

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Sergio J. Cortes, Ph.D.

Organic Chemistry

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B.S., University of Coahuila, Mexico (1972): Chemistry
Ph.D., University of Houston (1983): Chemistry
Postdoctoral Associate, Purdue University (1983–85)
Postdoctoral Associate, Iowa State University (1985–86)
Postdoctoral Associate, University of Texas at Dallas (1986–93)

Fields of Specialization

  • chemical education
  • organic synthesis/NMR spectroscopy

Selected Publications

Geraldes, G.F.G.C.; Sherry, A.D.; Marques, M.P.M.; Alpoim, M.L.; Cortes, S.J. "Protonation Scheme for Some Triaza Macrocycles Studied by Potentiometry and NMR Spectroscopy", Chem. Soc. Perkin Trans. (1991) 2: 137-146.

Cortes, S.; Brucher, E.; Geraldes, C.F.G.C.; Sherry, A.D. "Poteniometry and NMR Studies of 1,5,9-Trizacyclododecane-N,N',N"-triacetic Acid and Its Metal Ion Complexes", Inorganic Chemistry (1990) 29: 5-9.

Mega, T.L.; Cortes, S.; Van Etten, R.L. "The 18O Isotope Shift in 13C Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy. 13. Oxygen Exchange at the Anomeric Carbon of D-Glucose, D-Mannose, and D-Fructose", J. Organic Chemistry (1990) 55: 522-528.

  • Updated: November 28, 2006
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