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Multivalency in CXCR4 chemokine receptor targeted iron oxide nanoparticles (2021)
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Baghdadi, N. E., Burke, B. P., Alresheedi, T., Nigam, S., Saeed, A., Almutairi, F., …Archibald, S. J. (2021). Multivalency in CXCR4 chemokine receptor targeted iron oxide nanoparticles. Dalton transactions : an international journal of inorganic chemistry / RSoC, 50(5), 1599-1603. https://doi.org/10.1039/d0dt02626c

The CXCR4 chemokine receptor is an important biomolecular target in cancer diagnostics and therapeutics. In a new multivalent approach, iron oxide nanoparticles were conjugated with multiple binding units of a low affinity azamacrocylic CXCR4 antagon... Read More about Multivalency in CXCR4 chemokine receptor targeted iron oxide nanoparticles.

Synthesis of a porphyrin with histidine-like chelate: an efficient path towards molecular PDT/SPECT theranostics (2020)
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Yap, S. Y., Savoie, H., Renard, I., Burke, B. P., Sample, H. C., Michue-Seijas, S., …Stasiuk, G. J. (2020). Synthesis of a porphyrin with histidine-like chelate: an efficient path towards molecular PDT/SPECT theranostics. Chemical communications : Chem comm / the Royal Society of Chemistry, 56(75), 11090-11093. https://doi.org/10.1039/d0cc03958f

© The Royal Society of Chemistry 2020. The goal of “personalised” medicine has seen a growing interest in the development of theranostic agents. Bifunctional, and targeted-trifunctional, theranostic water-soluble porphyrins with a histidine-like chel... Read More about Synthesis of a porphyrin with histidine-like chelate: an efficient path towards molecular PDT/SPECT theranostics.

Acetate as a model for aspartate-based CXCR4 chemokine receptor binding of cobalt and nickel complexes of cross-bridged tetraazamacrocycles (2019)
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Cain, A. N., Carder Freeman, T. N., Roewe, K. D., Cockriel, D. L., Hasley, T. R., Maples, R. D., …Hubin, T. J. (2019). Acetate as a model for aspartate-based CXCR4 chemokine receptor binding of cobalt and nickel complexes of cross-bridged tetraazamacrocycles. Dalton transactions : an international journal of inorganic chemistry / RSoC, 48(8), 2785-2801. https://doi.org/10.1039/c8dt04728f

A number of disease states including WHIM syndrome, HIV infection and cancer have been linked to the chemokine receptor CXCR4. High-affinity CXCR4 antagonist transition metal complexes of configurationally restricted bis-tetraazamacrocyclic ligands h... Read More about Acetate as a model for aspartate-based CXCR4 chemokine receptor binding of cobalt and nickel complexes of cross-bridged tetraazamacrocycles.

Visualizing kinetically robust CoIII4L6 assemblies in Vivo: SPECT imaging of the encapsulated [99mTc]TcO4- Anion (2018)
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Burke, B. P., Grantham, W., Burke, M. J., Nichol, G. S., Roberts, D., Renard, I., …Lusby, P. J. (2018). Visualizing kinetically robust CoIII4L6 assemblies in Vivo: SPECT imaging of the encapsulated [99mTc]TcO4- Anion. Journal of the American Chemical Society, 140(49), 16877-16881. https://doi.org/10.1021/jacs.8b09582

© 2018 American Chemical Society. Noncovalent encapsulation is an attractive approach for modifying the efficacy and physiochemical properties of both therapeutic and diagnostic species. Abiotic self-assembled constructs have shown promise, yet many... Read More about Visualizing kinetically robust CoIII4L6 assemblies in Vivo: SPECT imaging of the encapsulated [99mTc]TcO4- Anion.

Bisphosphonate Functionalized Gadolinium Oxide Nanoparticles Allow Long-Term MRI/CT Multimodal Imaging of Calcium Phosphate Bone Cement (2018)
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Mastrogiacomo, S., Kownacka, A. E., Dou, W., Burke, B. P., de Rosales, R. T., Heerschap, A., …Walboomers, X. F. (2018). Bisphosphonate Functionalized Gadolinium Oxide Nanoparticles Allow Long-Term MRI/CT Multimodal Imaging of Calcium Phosphate Bone Cement. Advanced Healthcare Materials, 7(19), https://doi.org/10.1002/adhm.201800202

Direct in vivo monitoring of bioconstructs using noninvasive imaging modalities such as magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) or computed tomography (CT) is not possible for many materials. Calcium phosphate–based composites (CPCs) that are applicable to... Read More about Bisphosphonate Functionalized Gadolinium Oxide Nanoparticles Allow Long-Term MRI/CT Multimodal Imaging of Calcium Phosphate Bone Cement.

Monolith-based68Ga processing: A new strategy for purification to facilitate direct radiolabelling methods (2016)
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He, P., Burke, B. P., Clemente, G. S., Brown, N., Pamme, N., & Archibald, S. J. (2016). Monolith-based68Ga processing: A new strategy for purification to facilitate direct radiolabelling methods. Reaction Chemistry and Engineering, 1(4), 361-365. https://doi.org/10.1039/c6re00081a

The post-processing of68Ga generator eluate by means of a novel high capacity cation-exchange silica monolith column has been validated in this work. Quantitative release of a purified68Ga solution in high concentration can be achieved using weak aci... Read More about Monolith-based68Ga processing: A new strategy for purification to facilitate direct radiolabelling methods.

Synthesis, structures and cytotoxicity studies of p-sulfonatocalix[4]arene lanthanide complexes (2016)
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Miller-Shakesby, D. M., Burke, B. P., Nigam, S., Stasiuk, G. J., Prior, T. J., Archibald, S. J., & Redshaw, C. (2016). Synthesis, structures and cytotoxicity studies of p-sulfonatocalix[4]arene lanthanide complexes. CrystEngComm RSC, 18(26), 4977-4987. https://doi.org/10.1039/c6ce00209a

A number of p-sulfonatocalix[4]arene complexes of the lanthanides (Tb, Gd, and Eu) have been prepared, some in the presence of tetraazamacrocycle 1,4,7,10-tetraazacyclododecane-1,4,7-triacetic acid (DO3A), and fully characterised. Crystal structure d... Read More about Synthesis, structures and cytotoxicity studies of p-sulfonatocalix[4]arene lanthanide complexes.

Mono- and bis-alkylation of glyoxal-bridged tetraazamacrocycles using mechanochemistry (2016)
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Abdulwahaab, B. H., Burke, B. P., Domarkas, J., Silversides, J. D., Prior, T. J., & Archibald, S. J. (2016). Mono- and bis-alkylation of glyoxal-bridged tetraazamacrocycles using mechanochemistry. Journal of Organic Chemistry, 81(3), 890-898. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.joc.5b02464

Glyoxal-bridged bisaminal tetraazamacrocyclic derivatives of 1,4,7,10-tetraazacyclododecane (cyclen) and 1,4,8,11-tetraazacyclotetradecane (cyclam) can be N-functionalized to incorporate coordinating groups or for conjugation to biomolecules. Herein,... Read More about Mono- and bis-alkylation of glyoxal-bridged tetraazamacrocycles using mechanochemistry.