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Supramolecular drug inclusion complex constructed from cucurbit[7]uril and the hepatitis B drug Adefovir (2018)
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Feng, H., Kan, J., Redshaw, C., Bian, B., Tao, Z., & Xiao, X. (2018). Supramolecular drug inclusion complex constructed from cucurbit[7]uril and the hepatitis B drug Adefovir. Supramolecular chemistry, 1-8. doi:10.1080/10610278.2018.1562193

The interaction between cucuribit[7]uril (Q[7]) and Adefovir (ADV) has been studied in aqueous solution by 1H NMR spectroscopy, electronic absorption spectroscopy, Isothermal Titration Calorimetry and mass spectrometry. The results revealed that an i... Read More

A study of the interaction between cucurbit[8]uril and alkyl substituted 4-pyrrolidinopyridinium salts (2018)
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Redshaw, C., Xu, W., Kan, J., Yang, B., Prior, T. J., Bian, B., …Tao, Z. (2019). A study of the interaction between cucurbit[8]uril and alkyl substituted 4-pyrrolidinopyridinium salts. Chemistry - An Asian Journal, 14(1), 235-242. doi:10.1002/asia.201801498

The interaction between cucuribit[8]uril (Q[8]) and a series of 4-pyrrolidinopyridinium salts bearing aliphatic substituents at the pyridinium nitrogen, namely 4-(C4H8N)C5H5NRBr, where R = Et (g1), n-butyl (g2), n-pentyl (g3), n-hexyl (g4), n-octyl (... Read More

Pyrene-fused pyrazaacenes with eight rectilinearly arranged aromatic rings (2018)
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Wang, C., Feng, X., Elsegood, M. R., Warwick, T. G., Teat, S. J., Redshaw, C., …Yamato, T. (2019). Pyrene-fused pyrazaacenes with eight rectilinearly arranged aromatic rings. Asian journal of organic chemistry an ACES journal, 8(1), 155-160. doi:10.1002/ajoc.201800608

A series of pyrene‐fused azaacene‐type conjugated molecules containing two pyrazine units and up to eight rectilinearly arranged aromatic rings were prepared by condensation coupling reactions in moderate yields. The geometries and electronic structu... Read More

Macrocycle encapsulation triggered supramolecular pKa shift: A fluorescence indicator for detecting octreotide in aqueous solution (2018)
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Yin, T., Zhang, S., Li, M., Redshaw, C., & Ni, X. (2019). Macrocycle encapsulation triggered supramolecular pKa shift: A fluorescence indicator for detecting octreotide in aqueous solution. Sensors and actuators. B, Chemical, 281, 568-573. doi:10.1016/j.snb.2018.10.136

Supramolecular pKa shifts, have attracted much attention in catalytic and biomimetic studies because of their excellent property to modify the acidity or basicity of the substrate in aqueous media by host-guest inclusion. Here, Fluorescence indicator... Read More

Vanadyl sulfates: molecular structure, magnetism and electrochemical activity (2018)
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Ignaszak, A., Patterson, N., Radtke, M., Elsegood, M. R., Frese, J. W., Lipman, J. L., …Redshaw, C. (2018). Vanadyl sulfates: molecular structure, magnetism and electrochemical activity. Dalton transactions : an international journal of inorganic chemistry / RSoC, 47(44), 15983-15993. doi:10.1039/c8dt03626h

Reaction of differing amounts of vanadyl sulfate with p-tert-butylthiacalix[4]areneH4 and base allows access to the vanadyl-sulfate species [NEt4]4[(VO)4(3-OH)4(SO4)4]∙1/2H2O (1), [HNEt3]5[(VO)5(3-O)4(SO4)4]∙4MeCN (2∙4MeCN) and [NEt4]2[(VO)6(O)2(SO... Read More

A study of the interaction between inverted cucurbit[6]uril and symmetric viologens (2018)
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Bai, D., Gao, Z., Tao, Z., Xiao, X., Prior, T. J., Wei, G., …Redshaw, C. (2018). A study of the interaction between inverted cucurbit[6]uril and symmetric viologens. New journal of chemistry = Nouveau journal de chimie, 42(13), 11085-11092. doi:10.1039/c8nj01589a

The interaction between inverted cucuribit[6]uril (iQ[6]) and a series of symmetric viologens bearing aliphatic substituents, namely dicationic dialkyl-4,4′-bipyridinium guests where the alkyl substituent is CH3(CH2)n (n = 1, 3 and 5) or benzyl, has... Read More

Two-photon-absorption properties of pyrene-based dipolar D-π-A fluorophores (2018)
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Wang, C., Zhang, R., Sakaguchi, K., Feng, X., Yu, X., Elsegood, M. R. J., …Yamato, T. (2018). Two-photon-absorption properties of pyrene-based dipolar D-π-A fluorophores. Chemphotochem, 2(8), 749-756. doi:10.1002/cptc.201800053

Two‐photon absorption (TPA) properties of pyrene‐based derivatives are rare as a result of the limited number of controllable synthetic methods to prepare them. However, these materials are in great demand given their potential practical application... Read More

A hexahomotrioxacalix[3]arene-based ditopic receptor for alkylammonium ions controlled by Ag + ions 4 (2018)
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Georghiou, P., Elsegood, M., Teat, S., Elsegood, M. R., Jiang, X., Ikejiri, Y., …Yamato, T. (2018). A hexahomotrioxacalix[3]arene-based ditopic receptor for alkylammonium ions controlled by Ag + ions 4. Molecules, 23(2), (467). doi:10.3390/molecules23020467. ISSN 1420-3049

A receptor cone-1 based on a hexahomotrioxacalix[3]arene bearing three pyridyl groups 21 was successfully synthesized, which has a C3-symmetric conformation and is capable of binding 22 alkylammonium and metal ions simultaneously in a cooperative fas... Read More

Host-guest interaction of cucurbit[8]uril with n-(3-aminopropyl)cyclohexylamine: Cyclohexyl encapsulation triggered ternary complex (2018)
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Xia, Y., Wang, C., Tian, M., Tao, Z., Ni, X., Prior, T. J., & Redshaw, C. (2018). Host-guest interaction of cucurbit[8]uril with n-(3-aminopropyl)cyclohexylamine: Cyclohexyl encapsulation triggered ternary complex. Molecules, 23(1), 175. doi:10.3390/molecules23010175

2018 by the authors. The host-guest interaction of a series of cyclohexyl-appended guests with cucurbit[8]uril (Q[8] ) was studied by 1 H NMR spectroscopy, isothermal titration calorimetry (ITC), and X-ray crystallography. The X-ray structure reveale... Read More

Pyrene-based color-tunable dipolar molecules: Synthesis, characterization and optical properties (2018)
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Wang, C. Z., Feng, X., Kowser, Z., Wu, C., Akther, T., Elsegood, M. R. J., …Yamato, T. (2018). Pyrene-based color-tunable dipolar molecules: Synthesis, characterization and optical properties. Dyes and pigments : an international journal, 153, (125-131). doi:10.1016/j.dyepig.2018.01.003. ISSN 0143-7208

© 2018 Elsevier Ltd A controllable regioselective approach to achieve dipolar functionalization at the active sites (1,3-positions) and K-region (5,9-positions) of pyrene is demonstrated. Following this strategy, a set of dipolar 1,3-diphenyl-5,9-di(... Read More

Reduction of phenylacetylenes using Raney Ni-Al alloy, Al powder in the presence of noble metal catalysts in water (2017)
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Rayhan, U., Kowser, Z., Islam, M. N., Redshaw, C., & Yamato, T. (2017). Reduction of phenylacetylenes using Raney Ni-Al alloy, Al powder in the presence of noble metal catalysts in water. Arkivoc, 2018(2), 241-251. doi:10.24820/ark.5550190.p010.277

Dedicated to Prof. Kenneth Laali on the occasion of his 66th birthday Received mm-dd-yyyy Accepted mm-dd-yyyy Published on line mm-dd-yyyy Dates to be inserted by editorial office Abstract The chemoselective reduction is based on the reaction of Rane... Read More

Synthesis and structure of a chiral areno-bridged [2.4]metacyclophane (2017)
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Islam, M. M., Akther, T., Islam, M., Matsumoto, T., Tanaka, J., Thuéry, P., …Yamato, T. (2018). Synthesis and structure of a chiral areno-bridged [2.4]metacyclophane. Tetrahedron, 74(2), (329-335). doi:10.1016/j.tet.2017.11.075. ISSN 0040-4020

© 2017 Elsevier Ltd The reductive coupling reaction of 1,4-bis(3-acetyl-5-tert-butyl-2-methoxyphenyl)butane 3 was carried out using TiCl 4 -Zn in pyridine followed by a McMurry coupling reaction to afford the compounds anti and syn 1,2-dimethyl[2.4]M... Read More

Molybdocalix[4]arene N,O-Schiff-base ligands (2017)
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Wang, X., Zhao, K. Q., Elsegood, M. R., & Redshaw, C. (2018). Molybdocalix[4]arene N,O-Schiff-base ligands. Supramolecular chemistry, 30(5-6), 404-410. doi:10.1080/10610278.2017.1403608

The ‘one-pot’ reaction of 2-hydroxy-3,5-di-tert-butylsalicylaldehyde with in situ generated ‘amino calixarene’ (from {Mo[(2-NC 6 H 4 ) 2 CH 2 CH 2 ]Cl 2 (DME)}, KOtBu and p-tert-butylcalix[4]areneH 4 LH 4 ) afforded, after work-up, the heterobimetall... Read More