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Crystal structures of N ′-Aminopyridine-2-carboximidamide and N ′-{[1-(pyridin-2-yl)ethylidene]amino}pyridine-2-carboximidamide (2017)
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Meva, F. E., Prior, T. J., Evans, D. J., & Mang, E. R. (2017). Crystal structures of N ′-Aminopyridine-2-carboximidamide and N ′-{[1-(pyridin-2-yl)ethylidene]amino}pyridine-2-carboximidamide. Acta Crystallographica Section E: Crystallographic Communications, 73(7), 1021-1025. https://doi.org/10.1107/s2056989017008416

© Eya'ane Meva et al. 2017. The crystal structures of N,-Aminopyridine-2-carboximidamide (C 6 H 8 N 4 ), 1, and N,-{[1-(pyridin-2-yl)ethylidene]amino}pyridine-2-carboximidamide (C 13 H 13 N 5 ), 2, are described. The non-H atoms in compound 1 are nea... 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. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.micromeso.2017.06.003

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

Are spherulitic lacustrine carbonates an expression of large-scale mineral carbonation? A case study from the East Kirkton Limestone, Scotland (2017)
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Rogerson, M., Mercedes Martín, R., Brasier, A. T., McGill, R. A. R., Prior, T. J., Vonhof, H., …Pedley, H. M. (2017). Are spherulitic lacustrine carbonates an expression of large-scale mineral carbonation? A case study from the East Kirkton Limestone, Scotland. Gondwana Research, 48, 101-109. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gr.2017.04.007

Lacustrine carbonate deposits with spherulitic facies are poorly understood, but are key to understanding the economically important “Pre-Salt” Mesozoic strata of the South Atlantic. A major barrier to research into these unique and spectacular facie... 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. (2017). Synthesis and antibacterial effects of cobalt–cellulose magnetic nanocomposites. RSC advances, 7(32), 20020-20026. https://doi.org/10.1039/c7ra00920h

© 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

Organoaluminium complexes derived from Anilines or Schiff bases for ring opening polymerization of epsilon-caprolactone, delta-valerolactone and rac-lactide (2017)
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Mo, S., Prior, T. J., Al-Khafaj, Y., Zhao, K., Wang, X., Elsegood, M. R., …Redshaw, C. (2017). Organoaluminium complexes derived from Anilines or Schiff bases for ring opening polymerization of epsilon-caprolactone, delta-valerolactone and rac-lactide. European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry, 2017(13), 1951-1965. https://doi.org/10.1002/ejic.201601415

Reaction of R¹R²CHN=CH(3,5-tBu₂C₆H₂-OH-2) (R¹ = R² = Me L¹H; R¹ = Me, R² = Ph L²H; R¹ = R2 = Ph L³H) with one equivalent of R³3Al (R³ = Me, Et) afforded [(L¹-³)AlR³₂] (L¹, R³ = Me 1, R³ = Et 2; L², R³ = Me 3, R³ = Et 4; L³ R³ = Me 5, R³ = Et 6); comp... 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. https://doi.org/10.1080/10610278.2017.1304549

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. https://doi.org/10.1088/1361-648x/aa60b6

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

Multimetallic lithium complexes derived from the acids Ph₂C(X)CO₂H (X = OH, NH₂) : synthesis, structure and ring opening polymerization of lactides and lactones (2017)
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Al-Khafaji, Y. F., Prior, T. J., Horsburgh, L., Elsegood, M. R. J., & Redshaw, C. (2017). Multimetallic lithium complexes derived from the acids Ph₂C(X)CO₂H (X = OH, NH₂) : synthesis, structure and ring opening polymerization of lactides and lactones. ChemistrySelect, 2(2), 759-768. https://doi.org/10.1002/slct.201602029

Reaction of LiOR (R=t-Bu, Ph) with the acids 2,2/-Ph₂C(X)(CO₂H), X=OH (benzH), NH₂ (dpgH) was investigated. For benzH, one equivalent LiOt-Bu in THF afforded [Li(benz)]2⋅2THF (1⋅2THF), which adopts a 1D chain structure. If acetonitrile is used (mild... Read More

A study of the interaction between inverted cucurbit[7]uril and symmetric viologens (2017)
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Gao, Z., Chen, L., Gao, Z., Bai, D., Chen, L., Tao, Z., …Redshaw, C. (2017). A study of the interaction between inverted cucurbit[7]uril and symmetric viologens. RSC advances, 7(1), 461-467. https://doi.org/10.1039/c6ra24780f

The interaction between inverted cucuribit[7]uril (iQ[7]) and a series of symmetric viologen derivatives bearing aliphatic substituents of variable length, namely dicationic dialkyl-4,4′-bipyridinium guests where the alkyl is CH₃(CH₂)n with n = 0 to... Read More

Polymorphism and solid−gas/solid−solid reactions of isonicotinic acid, isonicotinamide, and nicotinamide copper chloride compounds (2016)
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Fellows, S. M., & Prior, T. J. (2017). Polymorphism and solid−gas/solid−solid reactions of isonicotinic acid, isonicotinamide, and nicotinamide copper chloride compounds. Crystal growth & design, 17(1), 106-116. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.cgd.6b01295

The crystal structures of eight new copper chloride coordination complexes with substituted pyridines have been determined through a combination of single crystal X-ray diffraction and ab initio structure solution from X-ray powder diffraction data.... Read More

Copper coordination polymers constructed from thiazole-5-carboxylic acid: Synthesis, crystal structures, and structural transformation (2016)
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Meundaeng, N., Rujiwatra, A., & Prior, T. J. (2017). Copper coordination polymers constructed from thiazole-5-carboxylic acid: Synthesis, crystal structures, and structural transformation. Journal of Solid State Chemistry, 245, 138-145. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jssc.2016.10.009

© 2016 Elsevier Inc. We have successfully prepared crystals of thiazole-5-carboxylic acid (5-Htza) (L) and three new thiazole-5-carboxylate-based Cu 2+ coordination polymers with different dimensionality, namely, 1D [Cu 2 (5-tza) 2 (1,10-phenanthroli... Read More

Simultaneous differential scanning calorimetry – synchrotron X-ray powder diffraction : a powerful technique for physical form characterisation in pharmaceutical materials (2016)
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Clout, A., Buanz, A. B. M., Prior, T. J., Reinhard, C., Wu, Y., O'Hare, D., …Gaisford, S. (2016). Simultaneous differential scanning calorimetry – synchrotron X-ray powder diffraction : a powerful technique for physical form characterisation in pharmaceutical materials. Analytical chemistry, 88(20), 10111-10117. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.analchem.6b02549

© 2016 American Chemical Society. We report a powerful new technique: hyphenating synchrotron X-ray powder diffraction (XRD) with differential scanning calorimetry (DSC). This is achieved with a simple modification to a standard laboratory DSC instru... Read More

Supramolecular assemblies constructed from inverted cucurbit[7]uril and lanthanide cations: synthesis, structure and sorption properties (2016)
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Li, Q., Qiu, S., Zhang, Y., Xue, S., Tao, Z., Prior, T. J., …Xiao, X. (in press). Supramolecular assemblies constructed from inverted cucurbit[7]uril and lanthanide cations: synthesis, structure and sorption properties. RSC advances, 6(81), 77805-77810. https://doi.org/10.1039/c6ra15559f

The interaction of a series of lanthanide cations (Ln³⁺) with inverted cucurbit[7]uril (iQ[7]) in the presence of [ZnCl₄]²⁻ anions as a structure-directing agent have been investigated. Single-crystal X-ray diffraction analysis has revealed that the... Read More

Stabilisation of metastable polymorphs: the case of paracetamol form III (2016)
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Telford, R., Seaton, C. C., Clout, A., Buanz, A., Gaisford, S., Williams, G. R., …Scowen, I. J. (2016). Stabilisation of metastable polymorphs: the case of paracetamol form III. Chemical communications : Chem comm / the Royal Society of Chemistry, 52(81), 12028-12031. https://doi.org/10.1039/c6cc05006a

The design of a melt synthesis of the first air-stable formulation of the metastable form III of paracetamol is derived from thermospectroscopic and thermo-diffraction experiments. Melt crystallisation in the presence of b-1,4-saccharides produces fo... Read More

Polymorphism in metal complexes of thiazole-4-carboxylic acid (2016)
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Meundaeng, N., Rujiwatra, A., & Prior, T. J. (2016). Polymorphism in metal complexes of thiazole-4-carboxylic acid. Transition Metal Chemistry, 41(7), 783-793. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11243-016-0079-7

Five new molecular complexes of chemical formula [M(4-tza)₂(H₂O)₂] (M = Co, Ni, and Cu) and a complex of [Cu(4-tza)₂]∙4H₂O using thiazole-4-carboxylic acid (4-tza) as the ligand have been successfully synthesized and structurally characterized by sin... Read More

Structural studies of Schiff-base [2 + 2] macrocycles derived from 2,2′-oxydianiline and the ROP capability of their organoaluminium complexes (2016)
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Yang, W., Zhao, K., Prior, T. J., Hughes, D. L., Arbaoui, A., Elsegood, M. R. J., & Redshaw, C. (2016). Structural studies of Schiff-base [2 + 2] macrocycles derived from 2,2′-oxydianiline and the ROP capability of their organoaluminium complexes. Dalton transactions : an international journal of inorganic chemistry / RSoC, 45(30), 11990-12005. https://doi.org/10.1039/c6dt01997h

The molecular structures of a number of solvates of the [2+2] Schiff-base macrocycles {[2-(OH)-5-(R)-C₆H₂-1,3-(CH)₂][O(2-C₆H₄N)₂]}₂ (R = Me L¹H₂, tBu L²H₂, Cl L³H₂), formed by reacting 2,6-dicarboxy-4-R-phenol with 2,2/-oxydianiline (2-aminophenyleth... Read More

Interaction of a symmetrical α,α',δ,δ'-Tetramethyl-cucurbit[6]uril with Ln³⁺ : potential applications for isolation of lanthanides (2016)
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Yang, B., Gao, Z., Lu, J., Zhu, Q., Xue, S., Tao, Z., …Xiao, X. (2016). Interaction of a symmetrical α,α',δ,δ'-Tetramethyl-cucurbit[6]uril with Ln³⁺ : potential applications for isolation of lanthanides. CrystEngComm RSC, 18(26), 5028-5035. https://doi.org/10.1039/c6ce00134c

The interaction of a symmetrical α,α′,δ,δ′-tetramethyl-cucurbit[6]uril (TMeQ[6]) with a series of lanthanide cations (Ln³⁺) was investigated in neutral water and in acidic solution. Analysis by single crystal X-ray diffraction revealed that different... Read More

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

Growing spherulitic calcite grains in saline, hyperalkaline lakes: experimental evaluation of the effects of Mg-clays and organic acids (2016)
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Mercedes-Martín, R., Rogerson, M., Brasier, A., Vonhof, H., Prior, T., Fellows, S., …Pedley, H. (2016). Growing spherulitic calcite grains in saline, hyperalkaline lakes: experimental evaluation of the effects of Mg-clays and organic acids. Sedimentary Geology, 335, 93-102. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sedgeo.2016.02.008

The origin of spherical-radial calcite bodies - spherulites - in sublacustrine, hyperalkaline and saline systems is unclear, and therefore their palaeoenvironmental significance as allochems is disputed. Here, we experimentally investigate two hypoth... Read More

Vanadium(v) phenolate complexes for ring opening homo- and co-polymerisation of ε-caprolactone, L-lactide and rac-lactide (2015)
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Ge, F., Dan, Y., Al-Khafaji, Y., Prior, T. J., Jiang, L., Elsegood, M. R. J., & Redshaw, C. (2016). Vanadium(v) phenolate complexes for ring opening homo- and co-polymerisation of ε-caprolactone, L-lactide and rac-lactide. RSC advances, 6(6), 4792-4802. https://doi.org/10.1039/c5ra24816g

The vanadyl complexes [VO(OtBu)L¹ ] (1) and {[VO(OiPr)]₂ (μ-p-L²ᵖ)} (2) {[VO(OR)]₂ (μ-p-L²ᵐ )} (R = iPr 3, tBu 4) have been prepared from [VO(OR)₃ ] (R = nPr, iPr or tBu) and the respective phenol, namely 2,2′-ethylidenebis(4,6-di-tert-butylphenol) (... Read More