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Person Details: Michael H. Nantz

Superfund Research Program

Michael H. Nantz

University of Louisville
2210 South Brook St.
Shumaker Research Bldg., Room 345
Louisville, Kentucky 502-852-8069
Phone: 502-852-8069


Research Briefs



  • Adhihetty P, Halder S, Jasinski J, Fu X, Nantz MH. 2023. Harnessing the cation-pi interactions of metallated gold monolayer-protected clusters to detect aromatic volatile organic compounds. Talanta 253:123915. doi:10.1016/j.talanta.2022.123915 PMID:36155323


  • Halder S, Xie Z, Nantz MH, Fu X. 2022. Integration of a micropreconcentrator with solid-phase microextraction for analysis of trace volatile organic compounds by gas chromatography-mass spectrometry. J Chromatogr A 1673:463083. doi:10.1016/j.chroma.2022.463083 PMID:35508097


  • Malovichko MV, Abplanalp WT, McFall SA, Taylor BS, Wickramasinghe NS, Sithu ID, Zelko I, Uchida S, Hill BG, Sutaria S, Nantz MH, Bhatnagar A, Conklin DJ, O'Toole TE, Srivastava S. 2021. Subclinical markers of cardiovascular toxicity of benzene inhalation in mice. Toxicol Appl Pharmacol 431(9):115742. doi:10.1016/j.taap.2021.115742 PMID:34624356 PMCID:PMC8647905


  • Sibakoti T, Jasinski J, Nantz MH, Zamborini F. 2020. Iodine activation: a general method for catalytic enhancement of thiolate monolayer-protected metal clusters. Nanoscale 12(22):12027-12037. doi:10.1039/d0nr00844c PMID:32467955 PMCID:PMC7350617
  • Xie Z, Ramakrishnam Raju MV, Adhihetty P, Fu X, Nantz MH. 2020. Effect of thiol molecular structure on the sensitivity of gold nanoparticle-based chemiresistors toward carbonyl compounds. Sensors (Basel) 20:doi:10.3390/s20247024 PMID:33302491 PMCID:PMC7763667


  • Sibakoti T, Stinger C, Adhihetty P, Zamborini F, Nantz MH. 2019. Tunable aminooxy-functionalized monolayer-protected gold clusters for nonpolar and aqueous oximation reactions. Part Part Syst Charact 36:9. doi:10.1002/ppsc.201900093


  • Conklin DJ, Ogunwale M, Chen Y, Theis W, Nantz MH, Fu X, Chen L, Riggs DW, Lorkiewicz P, Bhatnagar A, Srivastava S. 2018. Electronic cigarette-generated aldehydes: the contribution of e-liquid components to their formation and the use of urinary aldehyde metabolites as biomarkers of exposure. Aerosol Science and Technology 52:1219-1232. doi:10.1080/02786826.2018.1500013
  • Li M, Li Q, Nantz MH, Fu X. 2018. Analysis of carbonyl compounds in ambient air by a microreactor approach. ACS Omega 3:6764-6769. doi:10.1021/acsomega.8b00503 PMID:29978147 PMCID:PMC6026843
  • Xie Z, Ramakrishnam Raju MV, Stewart AC, Nantz MH, Fu X. 2018. Imparting sensitivity and selectivity to a gold nanoparticle chemiresistor through thiol monolayer functionalization for sensing aceton. RSC Adv 8:35618-35624. doi:10.1039/c8ra06137h PMID:30555687 PMCID:PMC6238108


  • Zhao B, Nagy SR, Rogers JM, Nantz MH, Kurth M, Springsteel M, Denison MS. 2004. Identification and analysis of novel flavonoid agonists and antagonists for the Ah and estrogen receptor. Organohalogen Compounds 66:2919-2924.


  • Baston DS, Nagy SR, Nantz MH, Kurth M, Springsteel M, Denison MS. 2003. Identification of novel agonists and antagonists of the Ah receptor signal transduction pathway. Organohalogen Compounds 65:142-145.
  • Han D, Zhao B, Baston DS, Springsteel M, Kurth M, Nantz MH, Denison MS. 2003. Identification and characterization of novel flavone agonists of th Ah receptor. Organohalogen Compounds 65:126-129.
  • Zhao B, Nagy SR, Baston DS, Han D, Nantz MH, Kurth M, Springsteel M, Denison MS. 2003. Screening and analysis of novel naphthoflavone ligands for the Ah receptor. Organohalogen Compounds 65:102-105.


  • Lashley MR, Niedzinski EJ, Rogers JM, Denison MS, Nantz MH. 2002. Synthesis and estrogen receptor affinity of a 4-hydroxytamoxifen-labeled ligand for diagnostic imaging. Bioorg Med Chem 10(12):4075-4082. PMID:12413861
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