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Lavelle, L. (1986) Crystal Structure of Bis(isothiocyanato)tetra(4-vinylpyridine)nickel(II).2(ortho-bromo-iodo-benzene). Honors Thesis. Dept. of Chemistry, University of Cape Town, Cape Town 7700, South Africa.

Lavelle, L. (1988) Selective Criteria in Werner Clathrates. M.Sc. Thesis (Distinction), pp.1-186. Dept. of Physical Chemistry, University of Cape Town, Rondebosch, Cape Town 7700, South Africa.

Lavelle, L., Nassimbeni, L.R., Niven, M.L., Taylor, M.W. (1989) Studies on Werner Clathrates. Part 11. Structure and Thermal Analysis of Bis(isothiocyanato)tetrakis(4-phenylpyridine)nickel(II) Benzene Clathrate(1:4). Acta Cryst., C45, 591-595.

Lavelle, L. (1992) Studies on Werner Clathrates. Part 14. Analysis of the Properties Selected for by the Host Bis(isothiocyanato)tetra(4-vinylpyridine)nickel(II). J. Chem. Soc. Dalton Trans., 24, 3511-3514.

Lavelle, L., Nassimbeni, L.R. (1993) Studies on Werner Clathrates. Part 13. Selective Criteria in Werner Clathrates. Six Crystal Structures with Bis(isothiocyanato)tetra(4-vinylpyridine)nickel(II) as Host. J. Incl. Phenom. & Mol. Recog., 16, 25-54.

Lavelle, L. (1993) Is Africa Ignored in 'International Science'?  Physics Today, 46 (September), 92.

Lavelle, L., Fresco, J.R. (1994) Evidence for the Formation of a Triplex via a Proton Switch. UV Spectroscopic and Thermodynamic Identification of Protonated Third Strand Cytidine Residues at Neutrality in the Triplex d(C+-T)6:[d(A-G)6.d(C-T)6]. Biophysical J., 66, A231.

Fresco, J.R., Dolinnaya, N.G., Lavelle, L., Shiber, M.C. (1995) Alpha-DNA, a Repeating Sequence Single-Stranded Helical Secondary Structure Maintained by Longitudinal Base-Backbone Ionic and H-bonds. J. Biomolecular Structures & Dynamics, 12(6), A055.

Lavelle, L., Fresco, J.R. (1995) UV Spectroscopic Identification and Thermodynamic Analysis of Protonated Third Strand Deoxycytidine Residues at Neutrality in the Triplex d(C+-T)6:[d(A-G)6.d(C-T)6]; Evidence for a Proton Switch. Nucleic Acids Research, 23, 14, 2692-2705.

Shiber, M.C., Lavelle, L., Fossella, J.A., Fresco, J.R. (1995) Alpha-DNA, a Single-Stranded Secondary Structure Stabilized by Ionic and Hydrogen bonds: d(A+-G)n. Biochemistry, 34, 14293-14299.

Lavelle, L. (1996) Nucleic Acids, Water and Protons: Triplexes, Duplexes and Uniplexes. Ph.D. Thesis, pp.1-162. Molecular Biophysics, Dept. of Chemistry, Princeton, New Jersey 08544, USA.

Lavelle, L., Fresco, J. (1999) Enhanced Stabilization of the Triplexes d(C+-T)6:d(A-G)6•d(C-T)6, d(T)21:d(A)21•d(T)21 and poly r(U:A•U) by Water Structure-Making Solutes. Biophysical J., 76, A152.

Kopka, M.L., Han, G.W., Lavelle, L., Dickerson, R.E. (2000) Structure of a RNA/DNA Hybrid of the Polypurine Tract of HIV-1. J. Biomolecular Structure & Dynamics, 17(6), 1142-1143.

Kopka, M.L., Han, G.W., Lavelle, L., Ng, H.L., Dickerson, R.E. (2001) HIV-1 Polypurine Tract RNA/DNA Decamer Crystal Structure with an Unusual Sugar Conformation. J. Biomol. Struct. & Dyn., 18(6), 902.

Lavelle, L., Fresco, J.R. (2003) Stabilization of Nucleic Acid Triplexes by High Concentrations of Sodium and Ammonium Salts Follows the Hofmeister Series. Biophysical Chemistry, 105(2-3), 681-699.

Lavelle, L., Fresco, J.R. (2003) Enhanced Stabilization of the Triplexes d(C+-T)6:d(A-G)6.d(C-T)6, d(T)21:d(A)21.d(T)21 and Poly r(U:A.U) by Water Structure-Making Solutes. Biophysical Chemistry,105, 701-720.

Kopka, M.L., Lavelle, L., Han, G.W., Ng, H.L., Dickerson, R.E. (2003) An Unusual Sugar Conformation in the Structure of an RNA/DNA Decamer of the Polypurine Tract May Affect Recognition by RNase H. J. Mol. Biology, 334(4), 653-665.

Evilevitch, A., Lavelle, L., Knobler, C.M., Raspaud, E., Gelbart, W.M. (2003) Osmotic Pressure Inhibition of DNA Ejection from Phage. Proc Natl Acad Sci (USA),100(16), 9292-9295.

Evilevitch, A., Castelnovo, M., Lavelle, L., Knobler, C.M., Raspaud, E., Gelbart, W.M. (2003) Osmotic Force Suppression of Viral Ejection. 226th ACS National Meeting, New York, NY.

Evilevitch, A., Lavelle, L., Raspaud, E., Gelbart, W.M., Knobler, C.M. (2004) Packaging DNA in Small Containers: Osmotic Suppression of DNA Ejection from Bacterial Viruses. 227th ACS National Meeting.

Michel, J.P., Gingery, M., Lavelle, L. (2004) Efficient Purification of Bromoviruses by Ultrafiltration. J. Virological Methods, 122(2), 195-198.

Lavelle, L. (2005) Dropping a Grade. Chemical & Engineering News, 83(9), 4.

Lavelle, L. (2005) Lessons Learned from the World Year of Physics. Physics Today, 58(12), 15.

Lavelle, L., Michel, J.P., Gingery, M. (2007) The Disassembly, Reassembly and Stability of CCMV Protein Capsids. J. Virological Methods, 146, 311-316.

Lavelle, L. (2008) Lanthanum (La) and Actinium (Ac) Should Remain in the d-block. J.Chem.Educ., 85, 1482-83.

Lavelle, L. (2008) Response to The Flyleaf Periodic Table. J. Chem. Educ., 85, 1491.

Lavelle, L. (2008) Book Review. Chemistry International 30(5), 25.

Lavelle, L. (2008) Book Review. Chemical & Engineering News, 86(45), 52-54.

Lavelle, L., Gingery, M., Phillips, M., Gelbart, W. M., Knobler, C. M., Cadena-Nava, R. D., Vega-Acosta, J. R., Pinedo-Torres, L. A., Ruiz-Garcia, J. (2009) Phase Diagram of Self-assembled Viral Capsid Protein Polymorphs. J. Physical Chemistry B., 113 (12), 3813–3819.

Lavelle, L. (2009) Response to Misapplying the Periodic Law. J. Chem. Educ., 86, 1187.