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Mono- and tetra-nuclear copper complexes bearing bis(imino)phenoxide derived ligands: catalytic evaluation for benzene oxidation and ROP of ε-caprolactone (2015)
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Wang, X., Zhao, K., Elsegood, M. R. J., Prior, T. J., Liu, X., Wu, L., …Redshaw, C. (2015). Mono- and tetra-nuclear copper complexes bearing bis(imino)phenoxide derived ligands: catalytic evaluation for benzene oxidation and ROP of ε-caprolactone. RSC advances, 5(71), 57414-57424. https://doi.org/10.1039/c5ra08696e

Complexes of the type [Cu(L)₂] (1) and [Cu₄L₂(μ₄-O)(OAc)₄] (2) have been obtained from the reaction of the phenoxydiimine 1,3-(2,6-R²₂C₆H₃N=CH)₂-5-R¹ C₆H₂OH-2 (LH) (where R¹ = Me, tBu, Cl; R² = Me, iPr) with copper(II) acetate [Cu(OAc)₂]; changing th... Read More about Mono- and tetra-nuclear copper complexes bearing bis(imino)phenoxide derived ligands: catalytic evaluation for benzene oxidation and ROP of ε-caprolactone.

Ethyleneglycol tungsten complexes of calix[6 and 8]arenes: Synthesis, characterization and ROP of ε-caprolactone (2014)
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Li, Y., Zhao, K., Feng, C., Elsegood, M. R., Prior, T. J., Sun, X., & Redshaw, C. (2014). Ethyleneglycol tungsten complexes of calix[6 and 8]arenes: Synthesis, characterization and ROP of ε-caprolactone. Dalton transactions : an international journal of inorganic chemistry / RSoC, 43(36), 13612-13619. https://doi.org/10.1039/c4dt01936a

By varying the reaction conditions, the reaction of [W(eg)₃] (eg = 1,2-ethanediolato) with p-tert-butylcalix[n]areneHn (n = 6 or 8) in refluxing toluene affords, following work-up, a number of products which have been fully characterized. From the re... Read More about Ethyleneglycol tungsten complexes of calix[6 and 8]arenes: Synthesis, characterization and ROP of ε-caprolactone.

A novel fluorescent "turn-on" chemosensor for nanomolar detection of Fe(III) from aqueous solution and its application in living cells imaging (2014)
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Nandre, J., Patil, S., Patil, V., Yu, F., Chen, L., Sahoo, S., …Patil, U. (2014). A novel fluorescent "turn-on" chemosensor for nanomolar detection of Fe(III) from aqueous solution and its application in living cells imaging. Biosensors & bioelectronics, 61(November), 612-617. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bios.2014.06.017

An electronically active and spectral sensitive fluorescent “turn-on” chemosensor (BTP-1) based on the benzo-thiazolo-pyrimidine unit was designed and synthesized for the highly selective and sensitive detection of Fe³⁺ from aqueous medium. With Fe³⁺... Read More about A novel fluorescent "turn-on" chemosensor for nanomolar detection of Fe(III) from aqueous solution and its application in living cells imaging.

Organoaluminium complexes of ortho-, meta-, para-anisidines: synthesis, structural studies and ROP of ε-caprolactone (and rac-lactide) (2014)
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Li, Y., Zhao, K., Elsegood, M. R. J., Prior, T. J., Sun, X., Mo, S., & Redshaw, C. (2014). Organoaluminium complexes of ortho-, meta-, para-anisidines: synthesis, structural studies and ROP of ε-caprolactone (and rac-lactide). Catalysis science & technology, 4(9), 3025-3031. https://doi.org/10.1039/c4cy00624k

Reaction of Me₃Al (two equivalents) with ortho-, meta- or para-anisidine, (OMe)(NH₂)C₆H₄, affords the complexes {[1,2-(OMe),NC₆H₄(μ-Me₂Al)](μ-Me₂Al)}₂ (1), [1,3-(Me₃AlOMe),NHC₆H₄(μ-Me₂Al)]2 (2) or [1,4-(Me₃AlOMe),NHC₆H₄(μ-Me₂Al)]₂ (3), respectively.... Read More about Organoaluminium complexes of ortho-, meta-, para-anisidines: synthesis, structural studies and ROP of ε-caprolactone (and rac-lactide).

Microwave-assisted hydrothermal synthesis of carbon monolith via a soft-template method using resorcinol and formaldehyde as carbon precursor and pluronic F127 as template (2014)
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Elaigwu, S. E., Kyriakou, G., Prior, T. J., & Greenway, G. M. (2014). Microwave-assisted hydrothermal synthesis of carbon monolith via a soft-template method using resorcinol and formaldehyde as carbon precursor and pluronic F127 as template. Materials letters, 123, 198-201 . https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matlet.2014.03.003

A new microwave-assisted hydrothermal synthesis of carbon monolith is reported in this work. The process uses microwave heating at 100 °C under acidic condition by employing a triblock copolymer F127 as the template, and resorcinol–formaldehyde as th... Read More about Microwave-assisted hydrothermal synthesis of carbon monolith via a soft-template method using resorcinol and formaldehyde as carbon precursor and pluronic F127 as template.

The structure of the melamine–cyanuric acid co-crystal (2013)
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Prior, T. J., Armstrong, J. A., Benoit, D. M., & Marshall, K. L. (2013). The structure of the melamine–cyanuric acid co-crystal. CrystEngComm RSC, 15(29), 5838-5843. https://doi.org/10.1039/c3ce40709h

The crystal structure of the melamine:cyanuric acid (CA.M) adduct has been redetermined and the previously reported cell is shown to be incorrect. The true unit cell has approximately twice the volume of the earlier cell. Crystal data forCA.M: monocl... Read More about The structure of the melamine–cyanuric acid co-crystal.

Modification of the anion sublattice in metal nitrides (2013)
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Prior, T., Headspith, D. A., & Francesconi, M. G. (2013). Modification of the anion sublattice in metal nitrides. Coordination chemistry reviews, 257(13-14), 1970-1977. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ccr.2013.01.033

The main goal of solid-state chemistry is the synthesis and characterisation of new compounds with technologically exploitable properties. To this aim, one established chemical route is the modification of known inorganic materials, in most cases oxi... Read More about Modification of the anion sublattice in metal nitrides.

Dimroth-type rearrangement of 1-benzyl- and 1-glycosyl-5-aminoimidazoles to 4-(N-substituted amino)imidazoles (2011)
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Rouse, S., Vanbaelinghem, L., Ewing, D., Boa, A., MacKenzie, G., Costanzi, S., …Mackenzie, G. (2012). Dimroth-type rearrangement of 1-benzyl- and 1-glycosyl-5-aminoimidazoles to 4-(N-substituted amino)imidazoles. Tetrahedron letters; the international organ for the rapid publication of preliminary communications in organic chemistry, 53(4), 412-415. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tetlet.2011.11.058

An efficient route is described to an unusual exocyclic 4-β-d-ribofuranosyl-aminoimidazole nucleoside, related 4-N-benzylaminoimidazoles and imidazole analogues of precursors in the de novo biosynthesis of purines, via a regiospecific and stereoselec... Read More about Dimroth-type rearrangement of 1-benzyl- and 1-glycosyl-5-aminoimidazoles to 4-(N-substituted amino)imidazoles.

New insights into the intercalation chemistry of Al(OH)3 (2011)
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Williams, G. R., Moorhouse, S. J., Prior, T. J., Fogg, A. M., Rees, N. H., & O'Hare, D. (2011). New insights into the intercalation chemistry of Al(OH)3. Dalton transactions : an international journal of inorganic chemistry / RSoC, 40(22), 6012-6022. https://doi.org/10.1039/c0dt01790f

This paper reports a number of recent developments in the intercalation chemistry of Al(OH)(3). From Rietveld refinement and solid-state NMR, it has been possible to develop a structural model for the recently reported [(MAl4)-Al-II(OH)(12)](NO3)(2)c... Read More about New insights into the intercalation chemistry of Al(OH)3.

Microwave synthesis and crystal structures of two cobalt-4,4′- bipyridine-sulfate frameworks constructed from 1-D coordination polymers linked by hydrogen bonding (2010)
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Prior, T. J., Yotnoi, B., & Rujiwatra, A. (2011). Microwave synthesis and crystal structures of two cobalt-4,4′- bipyridine-sulfate frameworks constructed from 1-D coordination polymers linked by hydrogen bonding. Polyhedron, 30(2), 259-268. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.poly.2010.10.010

Two extended solids displaying both one-dimensional coordination polymer and two-dimensional hydrogen-bonded structural features has been prepared under microwave-assisted hydrothermal conditions. [Co(H2O)(4)(4,4'-bipyridine)](4,4'-bipyridineH(2))cen... Read More about Microwave synthesis and crystal structures of two cobalt-4,4′- bipyridine-sulfate frameworks constructed from 1-D coordination polymers linked by hydrogen bonding.

Reductive synthesis of metal antimonides (2010)
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Kift, R. L., & Prior, T. J. (2010). Reductive synthesis of metal antimonides. Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 505(2), 428-433. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jallcom.2010.06.078

A new low temperature synthetic route to binary and ternary metal antimonides is reported. Binary transition metal antimonides prepared include CoSb3, CoSb2, CoSb, NiSb, NiSb2, Cu2Sb and Mo3Sb2; new ternary compositions prepared include the series Co... Read More about Reductive synthesis of metal antimonides.

Ionothermal synthesis and crystal structures of metal phosphate chains (2010)
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Wragg, D. S., Le Ouay, B., Beale, A. M., O'Brien, M. G., Slawin, A. M., Warren, J. E., …Morris, R. E. (2010). Ionothermal synthesis and crystal structures of metal phosphate chains. Journal of Solid State Chemistry, 183(7), 1625-1631. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jssc.2010.05.002

We have prepared isostructural aluminium and gallium phosphate chains by ionothermal reactions in 1-ethyl-3-methylimidazolium bromide and 1-ethylpyridinium bromide under a variety of conditions. The chains can be prepared as pure phases or along with... Read More about Ionothermal synthesis and crystal structures of metal phosphate chains.

Observation and isolation of layered and framework ytterbium hydroxide phases using in situ energy-dispersive X-ray diffraction (2010)
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McIntyre, L. J., Prior, T. J., & Fogg, A. M. (2010). Observation and isolation of layered and framework ytterbium hydroxide phases using in situ energy-dispersive X-ray diffraction. Chemistry of materials : a publication of the American Chemical Society, 22(8), 2635-2645. https://doi.org/10.1021/cm1000208

In situ energy-dispersive X-ray diffraction has been used to investigate the synthesis of the recently reported lanthanide hydroxynitrate phases, Ln 2 (OH) 5 NO 3 ·1.5H 2 O (Ln = Y, Er, Yb). Through control of the reaction temperature, three distinct... Read More about Observation and isolation of layered and framework ytterbium hydroxide phases using in situ energy-dispersive X-ray diffraction.

The structure of the antioxidant 2,3,4-trihydroxybenzoic acid dihydrate (2010)
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Sharp, A. J., & Prior, T. J. (2010). The structure of the antioxidant 2,3,4-trihydroxybenzoic acid dihydrate. Journal of chemical crystallography, 40(7), 630-633. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10870-010-9708-8

The structure of 2,3,4-trihydroxybenzoic acid dihydrate has been determined at 120 K from a twinned crystal. The compound crystallizes in the centrosymmetric space group P1̄ with Z = 2 and unit cell parameters a = 6.6165(14), b = 7.2341(14), c = 9.71... Read More about The structure of the antioxidant 2,3,4-trihydroxybenzoic acid dihydrate.

Magnetic ordering in nitrides with the η-carbide structure, (Ni,Co,Fe)2(Ga,Ge)Mo3N (2010)
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Sviridov, L. A., Battle, P. D., Grandjean, F., Long, G. J., & Prior, T. J. (2010). Magnetic ordering in nitrides with the η-carbide structure, (Ni,Co,Fe)2(Ga,Ge)Mo3N. Inorganic chemistry, 49(3), 1133-1143. https://doi.org/10.1021/ic902069w

Compositions in the series Ni2-xCoxGeMO3N (0 <= x <= 2.), Co2Ge1-xGaxMo3N (0 < x <= 0.7.), Co2-xFexGeMo3N (0 <= x <= 2), and Co2-xFexGe0.5Ga0.5Mo3N (0 <= x <= 0.8) have been synthesized by the reductive nitridation of binary o... Read More about Magnetic ordering in nitrides with the η-carbide structure, (Ni,Co,Fe)2(Ga,Ge)Mo3N.

Desymmetrisation of (4R,5S)-4,5-diphenylimidazolidine-2-thione using pentafluorophenyl active esters (2010)
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Andreou, A., Eames, J., Motevalli, M., Prior, T. J., & Watkinson, M. (2010). Desymmetrisation of (4R,5S)-4,5-diphenylimidazolidine-2-thione using pentafluorophenyl active esters. Tetrahedron letters; the international organ for the rapid publication of preliminary communications in organic chemistry, 51(10), 1423-1425. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tetlet.2010.01.019

(4R,5S)-4,5-Diphenylimidazolidine-2-thione is efficiently desymmetrised by stereorandom deprotonation with NaHMDS, followed by kinetic resolution of the resulting racemic intermediate with an enantiomerically pure pentafluorophenyl active ester. The... Read More about Desymmetrisation of (4R,5S)-4,5-diphenylimidazolidine-2-thione using pentafluorophenyl active esters.

Melaminium 2,4,6-trihydroxybenzoate dihydrate (2009)
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Prior, T. J., Goch, O., & Kift, R. L. (2009). Melaminium 2,4,6-trihydroxybenzoate dihydrate. Acta Crystallographica Section E: Crystallographic Communications, 65(9), O2133-U1847. https://doi.org/10.1107/S1600536809031055

In the title compound, C 3 H 7 N 6 + ·C 7 H 5 O 5 - ·2H 2 O, the melaminium and benzoate ions are approximately planar (r.m.s. deviation of the non-hydrogen atoms is 0.093 Å) and there is a strong C 2 2 (8) hydrogen-bonding embrace between them. The... Read More about Melaminium 2,4,6-trihydroxybenzoate dihydrate.

Ionothermal synthesis, structure and characterization of three-dimensional zinc phosphates (2009)
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Liu, L., Wragg, D. S., Zhang, H., Kong, Y., Byrne, P. J., Prior, T. J., …Morris, R. E. (2009). Ionothermal synthesis, structure and characterization of three-dimensional zinc phosphates. Dalton transactions : an international journal of inorganic chemistry / RSoC, 6715-6718. https://doi.org/10.1039/b906934h

The first metal phosphate analogue of the zeolite Na-J (framework type JBW) has been synthesized by an ionothermal approach along with zincophosphate thomsonite.

Intercalated brucite-type layered cobalt(II) hydroxysulfate (2009)
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Yotnoi, B., Luachan, S., Prior, T. J., & Rujiwatra, A. (2009). Intercalated brucite-type layered cobalt(II) hydroxysulfate. Acta Crystallographica Section E: Crystallographic Communications, 65(7), I52-U139. https://doi.org/10.1107/S160053680902251X

In an attempt to synthesize new cobalt(II) sulfate framework structures using 1,4-diazabicyclo[2.2.2]octane as a template, crystals of poly[0.35-[hexaaquacobalt(II)] [tri-μ-hydroxido-μ-sulfato-dicobalt(II)]], {[Co(H 2 O) 6 ] 0.35 [Co 2 (OH) 3 (SO 4... Read More about Intercalated brucite-type layered cobalt(II) hydroxysulfate.

Microwave assisted crystal growth of a new organic-decavanadate assembly: [V10O27(OH)] · 2(C6N2H14) · (C6N2H13) · (C6N2H12) · 2H2O (2009)
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Yotnoi, B., Yimklan, S., Prior, T. J., & Rujiwatra, A. (2009). Microwave assisted crystal growth of a new organic-decavanadate assembly: [V10O27(OH)] · 2(C6N2H14) · (C6N2H13) · (C6N2H12) · 2H2O. Journal of inorganic and organometallic polymers and materials, 19(3), 306-313. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10904-009-9271-y

Microwave synthesis was used to grow single crystals of a new organic-inorganic supramolecular assembly, [V10O27(OH)]·2(C6N2H14)·(C6N2H13)·(C6N2H12)·2H2O, in a very short time compared to the conventional solution techniqu... Read More about Microwave assisted crystal growth of a new organic-decavanadate assembly: [V10O27(OH)] · 2(C6N2H14) · (C6N2H13) · (C6N2H12) · 2H2O.