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An efficient ICT-based ratio/colorimetric tripodal azobenzene probe for the recognition/discrimination of F−, AcO− and H2PO4− anions (2019)
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Liao, X., Fang, J., Zhao, J., Ruan, Q., Zeng, X., Luo, Q., & Redshaw, C. (2019). An efficient ICT-based ratio/colorimetric tripodal azobenzene probe for the recognition/discrimination of F−, AcO− and H2PO4− anions. Spectrochimica acta. Part A, Molecular and biomolecular spectroscopy, 221, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.saa.2019.117174

The tripodal probe L was readily prepared via introducing rhodamine and azobenzene groups in a two-step procedure. Studies of the recognition properties indicated that probe L exhibited high sensitivity and selectivity towards F−, AcO− and H2PO4− thr... Read More about An efficient ICT-based ratio/colorimetric tripodal azobenzene probe for the recognition/discrimination of F−, AcO− and H2PO4− anions.

A hemicyanine and cucurbit[n]uril inclusion complex: competitive guest binding of cucurbit[7]uril and cucurbit[8]uril (2019)
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Xu, W., Kan, J., Redshaw, C., Bian, B., Fan, Y., Tao, Z., & Xiao, X. (2019). A hemicyanine and cucurbit[n]uril inclusion complex: competitive guest binding of cucurbit[7]uril and cucurbit[8]uril. Supramolecular chemistry, 31(7), 457-465. https://doi.org/10.1080/10610278.2019.1624748

The interaction between the hemicyanine indole derivative H and the cucubit[n]urils Q[7] and Q[8] has been studied using 1H NMR and UV spectroscopy as well as by fluorescence experiments. Competitive studies on the inclusion of H by Q[7] and Q[8] hav... Read More about A hemicyanine and cucurbit[n]uril inclusion complex: competitive guest binding of cucurbit[7]uril and cucurbit[8]uril.

A natural solution to photoprotection and isolation of the potent polyene antibiotic, marinomycin A (2019)
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Bailey, C. S., Zarins-Tutt, J. S., Agbo, M., Gao, H., Diego-Taboada, A., Gan, M., …Goss, R. J. M. (2019). A natural solution to photoprotection and isolation of the potent polyene antibiotic, marinomycin A. Chemical science, 10(32), 7549-7553. https://doi.org/10.1039/c9sc01375j

The photoprotection and isolation of marinomycin A using sporopollenin exine capsules (SpECs) derived from the spores of the plant Lycopodium clavatum is described. The marinomycins have a particularly short half-life in natural light, which severely... Read More about A natural solution to photoprotection and isolation of the potent polyene antibiotic, marinomycin A.

Dielectric response of electric-field distortions of the twist-bend nematic phase for LC dimers (2019)
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Merkel, K., Welch, C., Ahmed, Z., Piecek, W., & Mehl, G. H. (2019). Dielectric response of electric-field distortions of the twist-bend nematic phase for LC dimers. The Journal of chemical physics, 151(11), 114908. https://doi.org/10.1063/1.5114824

Wide band dielectric spectroscopy of bent-shaped achiral liquid-crystal dimers 1′′-n′′-bis(4-cyanobiphenyl-4′-yl) n-alkanes (CBnCB n = 7, 9, 11) has been investigated in a frequency range 0.1 Hz–100 MHz using planar-aligned cells of sample thicknesse... Read More about Dielectric response of electric-field distortions of the twist-bend nematic phase for LC dimers.

Crystal structures and Hirshfeld surface analysis of transition-metal complexes of 1,3-azolecarboxylic acids (2019)
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Meundaeng, N., Prior, T. J., & Rujiwatra, A. (2019). Crystal structures and Hirshfeld surface analysis of transition-metal complexes of 1,3-azolecarboxylic acids. Acta Crystallographica Section C: Structural Chemistry, 75(9), 1319-1326. https://doi.org/10.1107/S2053229619011525

The crystal structures of five new transition-metal complexes synthesized using thia­zole-2-carb­oxy­lic acid (2-Htza), imidazole-2-carb­oxy­lic acid (2-H2ima) or 1,3-oxazole-4-carb­oxy­lic acid (4-Hoxa), namely di­aqua­bis­(thia­zole-2-carboxyl­ato-... Read More about Crystal structures and Hirshfeld surface analysis of transition-metal complexes of 1,3-azolecarboxylic acids.

Dynamic electric field alignment of metal-organic framework micro- rods (2019)
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Reithofer, M. R., Jaafar, A. H., Hall, C. H., Young, A. J., Cheng, F., Young, A. J., …Chin, J. M. (2019). Dynamic electric field alignment of metal-organic framework micro- rods. Journal of the American Chemical Society, 141(33), 12989-12993. https://doi.org/10.1021/jacs.9b06320

Alignment of Metal Organic Framework (MOF) crystals has previously been performed via careful control of oriented MOF growth on substrates, as well as by dynamic magnetic alignment. We show here that microrod crystals of the MOF NU-1000 can also be d... Read More about Dynamic electric field alignment of metal-organic framework micro- rods.

A feasibility study of a leaky waveguide aptasensor for thrombin (2019)
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Alamrani, N. A., Greenway, G. M., Pamme, N., Goddard, N. J., & Gupta, R. (2019). A feasibility study of a leaky waveguide aptasensor for thrombin. Analyst, 144(20), 6048-6054. https://doi.org/10.1039/c9an01421g

This proof-of-principle study demonstrates the feasibility of a leaky waveguide (LW) aptasensor, where aptamers were immobilised in a mesoporous chitosan waveguiding film for the detection of thrombin. This work has demonstrated that aptamers immobil... Read More about A feasibility study of a leaky waveguide aptasensor for thrombin.

Widely adaptable oil-in-water gel emulsions stabilized by an amphiphilic hydrogelator derived from dehydroabietic acid (2019)
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Yan, T. T., Song, B. L., Pei, X. M., Cui, Z. G., Binks, B. P., & Yang, H. Q. (in press). Widely adaptable oil-in-water gel emulsions stabilized by an amphiphilic hydrogelator derived from dehydroabietic acid. Angewandte Chemie, https://doi.org/10.1002/anie.201907774

A novel surfactant, 6-((1R,4aS)-7-isopropyl-1,4a-dimethyl-1,2,3,4,4a,9,10,10a-octahydro-phenanthrene-1-carboxamido)-N,N-dimethylhexan-1-amine oxide (abbreviated as R-6-AO) derived from dehydroabietic acid has been synthesized which behaves as a highl... Read More about Widely adaptable oil-in-water gel emulsions stabilized by an amphiphilic hydrogelator derived from dehydroabietic acid.

"Ghost" silica nanoparticles of "host"-inherited antibacterial action (2019)
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Halbus, A. F., Horozov, T. S., & Paunov, V. N. (2019). "Ghost" silica nanoparticles of "host"-inherited antibacterial action. ACS applied materials & interfaces, 11(42), 38519−38530. https://doi.org/10.1021/acsami.9b14403

Copyright © 2019 American Chemical Society. We fabricated surface-rough mesoporous silica nanoparticles ("ghost" SiO2NPs) by using composite mesoporous copper oxide nanoparticles ("host" CuONPs) as templates, which allowed us to mimic their surface m... Read More about "Ghost" silica nanoparticles of "host"-inherited antibacterial action.

An innovative method of extraction of coffee oil using an advanced microwave system: in comparison with conventional Soxhlet extraction method (2019)
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Hibbert, S., Welham, K., & Zein, S. (2019). An innovative method of extraction of coffee oil using an advanced microwave system: in comparison with conventional Soxhlet extraction method. SN applied sciences, 1(11), https://doi.org/10.1007/s42452-019-1457-5

The production of energy and chemicals from waste biomass is an attractive alternative by comparison with first generation biofuels and fossil feedstocks. This paper investigates oil extraction from spent coffee grounds (SCG) by means of an advanced... Read More about An innovative method of extraction of coffee oil using an advanced microwave system: in comparison with conventional Soxhlet extraction method.

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