Publications

VU Amsterdam (2021 – present)

74.  E. Sinclair, C. Walton-Doyle, D. Sarkar, K.A. Hollywood, J. Milne, S.H. Lim, T. Kunath, A.M. Rijs, R. de Bie, M. Silverdale, D.K. Trivedi, and P. Barran, “Validating differential volatilome profiles in Parkinson’s Disease” ACS Central Science 7, 300-306 (2021).

73.  E. Sinclair, D.K. Trivedi, D. Sarkar, C. Walton-Doyle, J. Milne, T. Kunath, A.M. Rijs, R. de Bie, R.Goodacre, M. Silverdale, and P. Barran, “Sebum: A window into dysregulation of lipid metabolism in Parkinson’s Disease”, Nature Comm. 12, 1592 (2021)

https://science.vu.nl/en/news-events/news/2021/jan-mrt/scientists-move-closer-to-a-new-method-to-diagnose-parkinsons-disease.aspx

Radboud – FELIX (2014-2020)

72.  J.A. Berenbeim, N. Wong M.C.R. Cockett, G. Berden, J. Oomens, A.M. Rijs, and C.E.H. Dessent, “Sodium Cationization Can Disrupt the Intramolecular Hydrogen Bond that Mediates the Sunscreen Activity of Oxybenzone” Phys,Chem.Chem.Phys. 22, 19522-19531 (2020).

71.  T. Hansen, H. Elferink, J.M.A. van Hengst, K. Houthuijs, W.A. Remmerswaal, A. Kromm, G. Berden, S. van der Vorm, A.M. Rijs, H.S. Overkleeft, D. Filippov, F.P.J.T. Rutjes, G. van der Marel, J. Martens, J. Oomens, J.D. C. Codée, and Thomas Boltje, “Characterization of Glycosyl Dioxolenium Ions and Their Role in Glycosylation Reactions” Nature Comm. 11, 2664 (2020).

70. A.K. Lemmens, P. Chopra, D. Garg, A.L. Steber, M. Schnell, W.J. Buma, A.M. Rijs, “High-resolution infrared spectroscopy of naphthalene and acenaphthene dimers” Mol.Phys. (2020) – https://doi.org/10.1080/00268976.2020.1811908

69.  F. Hirsch, K. Pachner, I. Fischer*, K. Issler, J. Petersen, R. Mitric, S. Bakels, and A.M. Rijs*Do Xylylenes isomerize in pyrolysis”, ChemPhysChem. 21, 1515-1518 (2020)

68.  J.A. Berenbeim, N. Wong M.C.R. Cockett, G. Berden, J. Oomens, A.M. Rijs, and C.E.H. Dessent, “Unravelling the Keto-Enol Tautomer Dependent Photochemistry and Degradation Pathways of the Protonated UVA Filter Avobenzone”, J.Phys.Chem.A 124, 2919-2930 (2020).

67. S. Bakels, M.P. Gaigeot, and A.M. Rijs*, “Gas phase Infrared Spectroscopy of neutral peptides:  insights from the far-IR and THz domain”, Chem. Rev. 120, 3233-3260 (2020),

66.   A.K. Lemmens, D.B. Rap, J.M.M. Thunnissen, B. Willemsen, and A.M. Rijs*, “PAH chemistry in a plasma jet revealed by IR-UV action spectroscopy”, Nature Comm. 11, 269 (2020).

65.   F. Hirsch, M. Flock, I. Fischer*, S. Bakels, and A.M. Rijs*, “The gas-phase Infrared Spectra of Xylyl Radicals”, J.Phys.Chem. A 123, 9573-9578(2019).

64. A.K. Lemmens, D.B. Rap, J.M.M. Thunnissen, C.J. Mackie, A. Candian, A.G.G.M. Tielens, A.M. Rijs*, and W.J Buma, “Anharmonicity in the Mid-IR Spectra of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons:  Molecular Beam Spectroscopy and Calculations”, – Astronomy & Astrophysics 628, A130 (2019).

63. S. Bakels, S.B.A. Porskamp, and A.M. Rijs*. “Formation of neutral peptide aggregates studied by mass selective IR action spectroscopy”, – Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 58, 10537-10541 (2019).

62. H. Elferink, R.A. Mensink, W.W.A. Castelijns, O. Jansen, J.P.J. Bruekers, J. Martens, J. Oomens, A.M. Rijs*, T.J. Boltje*, “The Glycosylation Mechanisms of 6,3-Uronic Acid Lactones” – Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 131, 8838-8843 (2019).

61.  V. Yatsyna,R. Mallat, T. Gorn, M. Schmitt, R. Feifel, A.M. Rijs*, and V.Zhaunerchyk, “Competition between folded and extended structures of alanylalanine (Ala-Ala) in a molecular beam” – Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 21, 14126-14132 (2019).

60.  D.R. Galimberti, S. Bougueroua, J. Mahé, M. Tommasini, A.M. Rijs*, and M.P. Gaigeot*, “Conformational assignment of gas phase peptides and their H-Bonded complexes using far-IR/THz: IRUV ion dip experiment, DFT-MD spectroscopy, and Graph Theory for modes assignment”, Faraday Discuss. 217, 67-97 (2019).

59.  S. Bakels, E.M. Meijer, M. Greuell, S.B.A. Porskamp, G. Rouwhorst, J. Mahé, M.P. Gaigeot, and A.M. Rijs*, “Interactions of aggregating peptides probed by IR-UV action spectroscopy”, Faraday Discuss. 217, 322-341 (2019).

58. V. Yatsyna,R. Mallat, T. Gorn, M. Schmitt, R. Feifel, A.M. Rijs*, and V. Zhaunerchyk. “Conformational Preferences of Isolated Glycylglycine (Gly-Gly) Investigated with IRMPD-VUV Action Spectroscopy and Advanced Computational Approaches”. J.Phys.Chem. A 123, 862-872 (2019).

57.  A.K. Lemmens, S. Gruet, A.L. Steber*, J. Antony, S. Grimme, M. Schnell, and A.M. Rijs*. “Far-IR and UV spectral signatures of controlled complexation and microhydration of the polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon acenaphthene”. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 21, 3414-3422 (2019) + front cover

56.  F. Hirsch, E. Reusch, Ph. Constantinidis, I. Fischer*, S. Bakels, and A.M. Rijs*, P. Hemberger, “The Self-Reaction of ortho-Benzyne at High Temperatures Investigated by Infrared and Photoelectron Spectroscopy”, J.Phys.Chem. A 122, 9563-9571(2018).

55.  R.E. van Outersterp, J.Martens, G. Berden, J.D.Steill, J. Oomens, and A.M. Rijs*. “Structural characterization of nucleotide 5’-triphosphates: Infrared ion spectroscopy and theoretical studies”. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 20, 28319 – 28330 (2018),

54.  H. Elferink, M. Severijnen, J. Martens, R. Mensink, G. Berden, J. Oomens, F. Rutjes, A.M. Rijs*, and T. Boltje*, “Direct Experimental Characterization of Glycosyl Cations by Infrared Ion Spectroscopy”, Journal of the American Chemical Society 140, 6034 (2018).

53.  F. Hirsch, Ph. Constantinidis, I. Fischer*, S. Bakels, and A.M. Rijs*, “Dimerization of the Benzyl Radical in a High-Temperature Pyrolysis Reactor, investigated by IR/UV ion dip spectroscopy”. Chemistry – A European Journal 24, 7647 (2018) +front cover.

52.  A.L. Steber, C. Pérez, B. Temelso, G.C. Shields, A.M. Rijs, B.H. Pate, Z. Kisiel, and M. Schnell, “Capturing the Elusive Water Trimer from the Stepwise Growth of Water on the Surface of the Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon Acenaphthene”, J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 8, 5744-5750 (2017).

51.  D.J. Bakker, A. Dey, D.P. Tabor, Q. Ong, J. Mahé, M.-P. Gaigeot, E.L. Sibert III and A.M. Rijs, “Fingerprints of Inter- and Intramolecular Hydrogen Bonding in Saligenin-Water Clusters Revealed by Mid- and Far-Infrared Spectroscopy”. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 19, 20343-20356 (2017) – + front cover

50. C. Perez, A.L. Steber, A.M. Rijs, B. Temelso, G.C. Shields, J.C. Lopez, Z. Kisiel, and M. Schnell, “Corannulene and its complex with water: A tiny cup of water”. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 19, 14214-14223 (2017) + front cover

49.  J. Mahe, D.J. Bakker, S. Jaeqx, A.M. Rijs, and M.P. Gaigeot, Mapping gas phase dipeptides motions in the far-infrared and terahertz domain”. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 19, 13778-13787 (2017).

48.  C. J. Gray, B. Schindler, L. G. Migas, M. Pičmanová, A. R. Allouche, A. P. Green, S. Mandal, M. S. Motawie, R. Sánchez-Pérez, N. Bjarnholt, B. L. Møller, A. M. Rijs, P. E. Barran, I. Compagnon, C. E. Eyers, and S. L. Flitsch, “Bottom-up elucidation of glycosidic bond stereochemistry”. Anal. Chem. 89, 4540−4549 (2017).

47.  D.J. Bakker, Q. Ong, J. Mahé, M.-P. Gaigeot, and A.M. Rijs, Anharmonic, dynamic and functional level effects in far-infrared spectroscopy: phenol derivatives”. Journal of Molecular Spectroscopy 342, 4–16 (2017).

46.  P. Constantinidis, F. Hirsch, I. Fischer, A. Dey and A.M. Rijs, The Propargyl Self-Reaction at High Temperatures Investigated by IR/UV Ion Dip Spectroscopy”. J. Phys. Chem. A 121, 181-189 (2017).

45. M. Schmitt, F. Spiering, V. Zhaunerchyk, R.T. Jongma, S. Jaeqx, A. M. Rijs, W.J.  van der Zande, “Far-infrared spectra of the Tryptamine A conformer by IR-UV Ion Gain Spectroscopy”. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 18, 32116-32124 (2016).

44. V. Yatsyna, D.J. Bakker, A.M. Rijs, and V. Zhaunerchyk, “Infrared action spectroscopy of low-temperature neutral gas-phase molecules of arbitrary structure”, Phys. Rev. Lett. 117, 118101 (2016).

43. V. Yatsyna, D.J. Bakker, R. Feifel, A.M. Rijs, and V. Zhaunerchyk, “Far-infrared Amide IV-VI spectroscopy for structural analysis of peptides”, J. Chem. Phys. 145, 104309 (2016).

42.  D.J. Bakker, A. Peters, V. Yatsyna, V. Zhaunerchyk, and A.M. Rijs, “Far-Infrared Signatures of Hydrogen Bonding in Phenol Derivatives”, J.Phys.Chem.Lett. 7, 1238-1243 (2016).

41. V. Yatsyna, D. J. Bakker, R. Feifel, A. M. Rijs, and V. Zhaunerchyk, “Aminophenol isomers unraveled by conformer-specific far-IR action spectroscopy”, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 18, 6275-6283 (2016).

40. P. Constantinidis, H.-C. Schmitt, I. Fischer, B. Yan, and A.M. Rijs, “Formation of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons from bimolecular reactions of phenyl radicals at high temperatures”, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 17, 29064-29071 (2015).

39. C. Cabezasa, M.A.T. Robben, A.M. Rijs, I. Peñaa and J. L. Alonso, “Fourier transform microwave spectroscopy of Ac-Ser-NH2: the role of side chain interactions in peptide folding”, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 17, 20274-20280 (2015).

38.  A.M. Rijs and J. Oomens, “IR Spectroscopic Techniques to Study Isolated Biomolecules” in Top. Curr. Chem. 364, 1-42 (2015).

37. A.M. Rijs and J. Oomens (eds), Gas-Phase IR Spectroscopy and Structure of Biological Molecules, Top. Curr. Chem. (2014) Vol. 364, p. 1-406.

36.  J. Mahe, S. Jaeqx, A.M. Rijs, and M.P. Gaigeot, “Is far-IR action spectroscopy combined with Born-Oppenheimer simulations conformation selective?”, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 17, 25905-25914 (2015).

35. M. Ligare, A.M. Rijs, G. Berden, Giel; M. Kabelac, D. Nachtigallova, J. Oomens, M. De Vries, “Resonant Infrared Multiple Photon Dissociation Spectroscopy of Anionic Nucleotide Monophosphate Clusters”, J. Phys. Chem. B. 119, 7884-7901 (2015).

34. B. Yan, S. Jaeqx, W.J. van der Zande, and A.M. Rijs, “A conformation selective IR-UV study of the peptides Ac-Phe-Ser-NH2 and Ac-Phe-Cys-NH2: Probing the SH-O and OH-O hydrogen bond interactions”, Phys.Chem.Chem.Phys. 16, 10770-10778 (2014).

33. S. Jaeqx, J. Oomens, A. Cimas, M.P. Gaigeot, and A.M. Rijs,
“Gas-Phase peptide structures unraveled by far-IR spectroscopy: Combining IR-UV ion dip experiments with Born-Oppenheimer molecular dynamics simulations”, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 53, 3663-3666 (2014) + back cover DOI: 10.1002/anie.201401109

Rijnhuizen – FELIX (2012-2014)

32. Y. Schmitt, K. Chevalier, F. Rupp, M. Becherer, A. Grün, A.M. Rijs, F. Walz, F. Breher, R. Diller, M. Gerhards, and W. Klopper, “In-depth exploration of the photophysics of a trinuclear palladium complex”, Phys.Chem.Chem.Phys. 16, 8332-8338 (2014)

31. E. Aguado, I. Leon, J. Millán, E. Cocinero, S. Jaeqx, A.M. Rijs, A. Lesarri, and J. Fernandez. “Unraveling the Benzocaine-Receptor Interaction at Molecular Level Using Mass-Resolved Spectroscopy” J. Phys. Chem. B. 117, 13472-13480 (2013).

30.  S. Jaeqx, J. Oomens, and A.M. Rijs, “Gas-Phase Salt Bridge Interactions between Glutamic Acid and Arginine”, Phys.Chem.Chem.Phys. 15, 16341-16352 (2013)

29. E.M.M. Tan, S. Amirjalayer, S. Smolarek, A. Vdovin, A.M. Rijs, and W.J. Buma, Conformational Heterogeneity of Methyl 4-Hydroxycinnamate: A gas-Phase UV-IR Spectroscopic Study, Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 117, 1216-1227 (2013).

28.  I. Leon, E. Cocinero, A.M. Rijs, E. Alonso, A. Lesarri, F. Castaño, and J. Fernandez. “Formation of water polyhedrons in propofol-water clusters”, Phys.Chem.Chem.Phys. 15, 568-575 (2013).

27. S. Jaeqx, W. Du. E.J. Meijer, J. Oomens, and A.M. Rijs. “Conformational Study of Z-Glu-OH and Z-Arg-OH: Dispersion Interactions vs Conventional Hydrogen Bonding”, J. Phys. Chem. A, 117, 1216-1227 (2013).

26. M. Cirtog, A.M. Rijs, Y. Loquais, V. Brenner, B. Tardivel, E. Gloaguen, and M. Mons. “Far/mid infrared signatures of solvent-solute interaction in gas phase hydrates of a model peptide chain”, J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 3, 3307-3311(2012).

25. K.H. Fischer, J. Herterich, I. Fischer, S. Jaeqx, A.M. Rijs. “Phenylpropargyl Radicals and their Dimerization Products: An IR/UV Double Resonance Study”, J. Phys. Chem. A 116, 8515-8522 (2012).

Post-doc & VENI related papers (2007 – 2012)

24.  I. Leon, E. Cocinero, J. Millan, A.M. Rijs, I. Usabiaga, A. Lesarri, F. Castaño, and J. Fernandez. “A Combined Spectroscopic and Theoretical Study of Propofol•(H2O)3”, J. Chem. Phys. 137, 074303 (2012).

23. I. Leon, E.J. Cocinero, J. Millan, S. Jaeqx, A.M. Rijs, A. Lesarri, F. Castano, and J.A. Fernández. “Exploring microsolvation of the anesthetic propofol”, Phys.Chem.Chem.Phys. 14, 4398-4409 (2012).

22. X. Zhang, N. Brauer, G. Berden, A.M. Rijs, and M. Drabbels. “Mid-Infrared Spectroscopy of Molecular Ions in Helium Nanodroplets”,    J. Chem. Phys. 136, 044305 (2012).

21. Z. Gengeliczki, M.P. Callahan, M. Kabelac, A.M. Rijs, and M.S. de Vries, “Structure of 2,4-diaminopyrimidine-Theobromine Alternate Base Pairs”, J. Phys. Chem. A 115, 11423-11427 (2011).

20. A.M. Rijs, M. Kabelac, A. Abo-Riziq, P. Hobza, M.S. de Vries, “Isolated Gramicidin Peptides probed by IR Spectroscopy”, ChemPhysChem 12, 1816 (2011).

19. G.C.P. van Zundert, S. Jaeqx, G. Berden, J.M. Bakker, K. Kleinermanns, J. Oomens, and A.M. Rijs. “IR Spectroscopy of Isolated Neutral and Protonated Adenine and 9-methyladenine”, ChemPhysChem 12, 1921 (2011).

18. A.M. Rijs, E.R. Kay, D.A. Leigh, and W.J. Buma, “IR Spectroscopy on Jet-Cooled Isolated Two-Station Rotaxanes”, J. Phys. Chem. A 115, 9669-9675(2011).

17. S.Smolarek, A. Vdovin, A.M. Rijs, C.A. van Walree, M.Z. Zgierski, and W.J Buma. “High-Resolution Spectroscopy of Jet-Cooled 1,1’-dephenylethylene: Electronically Excited and Ionic States of a Prototypical Cross-Conjugated System”, J. Phys. Chem. A 115, 9395-9410(2011).

16.  A.M. Rijs, I. Compagnon, A. Silva, J.S. Hanman, D.A. Leigh, E.R. Kay, and P.Dugourd. “In Trap Fragmentation and Optical Characterization of Rotaxanes”, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 12, 12556 (2010).

15. K.H. Fischer, P. Hemberger, I. Fischer, and A.M.Rijs, “Infrared spectra of reactive species generated by flash pyrolysis in a free jet”, ChemPhysChem 11, 3228 (2010).

14. S. Smolarek, A.M. Rijs, M. Drabbels, and W.J. Buma. “Absorption spectroscopy of adenine, 9-methyladenine, and 2-aminopurine in helium nanodroplets” – Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 12, 15600 (2010).

13. A.M. Rijs , N. Sandig, M.N. Blom, J. Oomens, J.S. Hannam, D.A. Leigh, F. Zerbetto, and W.J. Buma. “Controlled Hydrogen-Bond Breaking in a Rotaxane by Discrete Solvation”, Angewandte Chemie International Edition 49, 3896-3900 (2010).

12. A.M. Rijs, G. Ohanessian, J. Oomens, G. Meijer, G. von Helden and I. Compagnon. “Internal Proton Transfer Leads to Stable Zwitterionic Structures in a Neutral Isolated Peptide”, Angewandte Chemie International Edition 49, 2332-2335 (2010).

11. H. Zhu, M.N. Blom, A.M.Rijs, S. Roy, G. von Helden, and B. Schmidt. “Conformations and Vibrational Spectra of a Model Tripeptide: Change of secondary structure upon micro-solvation”, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 12, 3415 (2010).

10. S. Smolarek, A.M. Rijs, J.S. Hannam, D.A. Leigh, M. Drabbels and W.J. Buma. “Conformational Flexibility of a Rotaxane Thread Probed by Electronic Spectroscopy in Helium Nanodroplets”, Journal of the American Chemical Society 131, 12902–12903 (2009).

9. A.M. Rijs, I. Compagnon, J. Oomens, J.S. Hannam, D.A. Leigh, and W.J. Buma. “Stiff and Sticky at the right places; Binding Interactions in Isolated Mechanically Interlocked Molecules probed by mid-infrared Spectroscopy’’, Journal of the American Chemical Society 131, 2428-2429 (2009).

8. A.M. Rijs, B. O. Crews, M.S. de Vries, J.S. Hannam, D.A. Leigh, M. Fanti, F. Zerbetto, and W.J. Buma. “Shaping of a Conformationally Flexible Molecular Structure for Spectroscopy”, Angewandte Chemie International Edition 47, 3174-3179 (2008).

PhD- related papers (up to 2007)

7.  W.G. Roeterdink, A.M. Rijs, and M.H.M. Janssen. “Imaging of Ultrafast Elimination Reactions”, Journal of the American Chemical Society 128, 576 (2006).

6.  A.M. Rijs, M.H.M. Janssen, E. ter Heersche Chrysostom, and C.C. Hayden. “Femtosecond coincidence imaging of multichannel multiphoton dynamics”, Physics Review Letters 92, 123002-1 (2004).

5.  A.M. Rijs, E.H.G. Backus, and C.A. de Lange, “Photodissociation dynamics of the CS photofragment dissociated from CS2”, Canadian Journal of Chemistry 86, 744 (2004).

4. A.M. Rijs, E.H.G. Backus, C.A. de Lange, M.H.M. Janssen, N.P.C. Westwood, K. Wang, and V. McKoy. “Rotationally resolved photoionization dynamics of hot CO fragmented from OCS”, Journal of Chemical Physics 116, 2776 (2002).

3. A.M. Rijs, E.H.G. Backus, C.A. de Lange, M.H.M. Janssen, K. Wang, and V. McKoy. “Rotationally resolved photoelectron spectroscopy of hot N2 formed in the photofragmentation of N2O”. Journal of Chemical Physics 141, 9413 (2001).

2. A.M. Rijs, E.H.G. Backus, C.A. de Lange, N.P.C. Westwood, and M.H.M. Janssen. “The “magnetic bottle” spectrometer as a versatile tool for laser photoelectron spectroscopy”, Journal of Electron Spectroscopy and Related Phenomena 121, 151 (2000) Sp. Iss.

1.  O.F.A. Larsen, I.S. Kozin, A.M. Rijs, G.J. Stroomberg, J.A. de Knecht, N.H. Velthorst, and C. Gooijer. “Direct identification of pyrene metabolites in organs of the isopod “Porcellio Scaber” by fluorescence line narrowing spectroscopy”, Analytical Chemistry 70, 1182 (1998).