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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

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

Interstitial nitrides revisited - a simple synthesis of MxMo3N (M = Fe, Co, Ni) (2018)
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Conway, J. O., & Prior, T. J. (2019). Interstitial nitrides revisited - a simple synthesis of MxMo3N (M = Fe, Co, Ni). Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 774, 69-74. doi:10.1016/j.jallcom.2018.09.307

The efficient synthesis of polycrystalline filled beta-Mn structured Ni2Mo3N, and the eta-carbides Fe3Mo3N and Co3Mo3N, by a single heating of metal powders at 975 ºC under a hydrogen-nitrogen mixture is reported. Rietveld analysis of high-resolution... Read More

A microbial role in the construction of Mono Lake carbonate chimneys? (2018)
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Brasier, A., Wacey, D., Rogerson, M., Guagliardo, P., Saunders, M., Kellner, S., …Reijmer, J. (2018). A microbial role in the construction of Mono Lake carbonate chimneys?. Geobiology, 16(5), 540-555. doi:10.1111/gbi.12292

Lacustrine carbonate chimneys are striking, metre‐scale constructions. If these were bioinfluenced constructions, they could be priority targets in the search for early and extraterrestrial microbial life. However, there are questions over whether su... 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

Recovery of Al, Cr and V from steel slag by bioleaching: batch and column experiments (2018)
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Gomes, H. I., Funari, V., Mayes, W. M., Rogerson, M., & Prior, T. J. (2018). Recovery of Al, Cr and V from steel slag by bioleaching: batch and column experiments. Journal of environmental management, 222, (30-36). doi:10.1016/j.jenvman.2018.05.056. ISSN 0301-4797

Steel slag is a major by-product of the steel industry and a potential resource of technology critical elements. For this study, a basic oxygen furnace (BOF) steel slag was tested for bacterial leaching and recovery of aluminium (Al), chromium (Cr),... Read More

pH-dependent modulation of reactivity in Ruthenium(II) organometallics (2018)
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Prior, T. J., Savoie, H., Boyle, R. W., & Murray, B. S. (2018). pH-dependent modulation of reactivity in Ruthenium(II) organometallics. Organometallics, 37(3), (294-297). doi:10.1021/acs.organomet.7b00868. ISSN 0276-7333

The pH-dependent intramolecular chelation of a tethered sulfonamide ligand in ruthenium(II) arene complexes is demonstrated, a process shown to modulate metal-centered reactivity toward the model ligand guanosine 5′-monophosphate within the physiolog... 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

Synthesis and structure of the inclusion complex {NdQ[5]K@Q[10](H₂O)4}·4NO₃·20H₂O (2017)
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Chen, L. X., Kan, J. L., Cong, H., Prior, T. J., Tao, Z., Xiao, X., & Redshaw, C. (2017). Synthesis and structure of the inclusion complex {NdQ[5]K@Q[10](H₂O)4}·4NO₃·20H₂O. Molecules, 22(7), 1147. doi:10.3390/molecules22071147

Heating a mixture of Nd(NO₃)₃·6H₂O, KCl, Q[10] and Q[5] in HCl for 10 min affords the inclusion complex {NdQ[5]K@Q[10](H₂O)₄}·4NO₃·20H₂O. The structure of the inclusion complex has been investigated by single crystal X-ray diffraction and by X-ray Ph... Read More

Crystal structures and gas adsorption behavior of new lanthanide-benzene-1,4-dicarboxylate frameworks (2017)
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Panyarat, K., Surinwong, S., Prior, T. J., Konno, T., & Rujiwatra, A. (2017). Crystal structures and gas adsorption behavior of new lanthanide-benzene-1,4-dicarboxylate frameworks. Microporous and Mesoporous Materials, 251, (155-164). doi:10.1016/j.micromeso.2017.06.003. ISSN 1387-1811

Six new lanthanide metal organic complexes, i.e. [La2(NO2-BDC)3(H2O)4] (1) [Ln(L)0.5(NO2-BDC) (H2O)]·3H2O (Ln = Eu (2), Tb (3), Dy (4) and Ho (5); L = BDC2− or BDC2−/NO2-BDC2-) and [Tm(NO2-BDC)1.5(H2O)]·H2O (6), have been synthesized using mixed liga... Read More

Supramolecular assembly of cucurbit[6]uril and N-butyl-4-pyrrolidinopyridine (2017)
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Hou, H., Gao, Z., Bai, D., Tao, Z., Prior, T. J., Redshaw, C., & Xiao, X. (2017). Supramolecular assembly of cucurbit[6]uril and N-butyl-4-pyrrolidinopyridine. Supramolecular chemistry, 29(9), (680-685). doi:10.1080/10610278.2017.1304549. ISSN 1061-0278

The nature of the supramolecular host-guest complex involving 4-pyrrolidinopyridine (BuPC4) and cucurbit[6]uril (Q[6]) has been investigated by NMR and UV spectroscopy, MALDI-TOF mass spectrometry, X-ray crystallography and isothermal titration calor... Read More

On the high-pressure phase stability and elastic properties of β-titanium alloys (2017)
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Smith, D., Joris, O. P. J., Sankaran, A., Weekes, H. E., Bull, D. J., Dye, D., …Proctor, J. E. (2017). On the high-pressure phase stability and elastic properties of β-titanium alloys. Journal of physics. an Institute of Physics journal. Condensed matter, 29(15), (155401). doi:10.1088/1361-648x/aa60b6. ISSN 0953-8984

We have studied the compressibility and stability of different β-titanium alloys at high pressure, including binary Ti-Mo, Ti-24Nb-4Zr-8Sn (Ti2448) and Ti-36Nb-2Ta-0.3O (gum metal). We observed stability of the β phase in these alloys to 40 GPa, well... Read More

Synthesis and antibacterial effects of cobalt–cellulose magnetic nanocomposites (2017)
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Kelly, S., Kornherr, A., Alahmadi, N. S., Betts, J. W., Francesconi, M. G., Prior, T. J., …Kornherr, A. (2016). Synthesis and antibacterial effects of cobalt–cellulose magnetic nanocomposites. RSC advances, 7(32), (20020-20026). doi:10.1039/c7ra00920h. ISSN 2046-2069

© The Royal Society of Chemistry. Green synthesis is employed to prepare cobalt/cellulose nanocomposites with cubic (α-cobalt) cobalt as a main component with antibacterial and magnetic properties. An in situ reduction of aqueous solutions of cobalt... Read More