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Octahedral molybdenum cluster as a photoactive antimicrobial additive to a fluoroplastic (2019)
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Vorotnikova, N. A., Alekseev, A. Y., Vorotnikov, Y. A., Evtushok, D. V., Molard, Y., Amela-Cortes, M., …Shestopalov, M. A. (2019). Octahedral molybdenum cluster as a photoactive antimicrobial additive to a fluoroplastic. Materials Science and Engineering: C, 110150. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.msec.2019.110150

Finding methods that fight bacterial infection or contamination, while minimising our reliance on antibiotics is one of the most pressing needs of this century. Although the utilisation of UV-C light and strong oxidising agents, such as bleach, are s... Read More

Study of the host-guest interaction between N,N/-bis[4-(dimethylaminophenyl)methyl]butane-1,4-diamine and the cucuribit[n]urils (n = 6, 7). (2019)
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Xiao, Z., Zhou, Y., Xu, W., Prior, T. J., Bian, B., Redshaw, C., …Xiao, X. (2019). Study of the host-guest interaction between N,N/-bis[4-(dimethylaminophenyl)methyl]butane-1,4-diamine and the cucuribit[n]urils (n = 6, 7). New journal of chemistry = Nouveau journal de chimie, https://doi.org/10.1039/c9nj03254a

The interaction between the cucuribit[n]urils (Q[n]), where n = 6 or 7, and the guest N,N/-bis[4-(dimethylaminophenyl)methyl]butane-1,4-diamine (G) has been studied in aqueous solution by 1H NMR spectroscopy, electronic absorption spectroscopy and Is... Read More

Turning on ROP activity in a bimetallic Co/Zn complex supported by a [2+2] Schiff-base macrocycle (2019)
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Wang, K., Prior, T. J., & Redshaw, C. (2019). Turning on ROP activity in a bimetallic Co/Zn complex supported by a [2+2] Schiff-base macrocycle. Chemical communications : Chem comm / the Royal Society of Chemistry, https://doi.org/10.1039/c9cc04494a

Homo-dinuclear complexes Co and Zn complexes derived from the macrocycle LH2, {[2-(OH)-5-(R)-C6H2-1,3-(CH)2][CH2CH2(2-C6H4N)2]}2 (R = Me, tBu), revealed near inactivity for the ring opening polymerization (ROP) of the cyclic esters δ-valerolactone (... Read More

Synthesis, structure, and cytotoxicity studies of oxidovanadium(IV and V) complexes bearing chelating phenolates (2019)
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Miller-Shakesby, D. M., Nigam, S., Brookfield, A., McInnes, E. J., Prior, T. J., Archibald, S. J., & Redshaw, C. (2019). Synthesis, structure, and cytotoxicity studies of oxidovanadium(IV and V) complexes bearing chelating phenolates. Polyhedron, 171, 1-9. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.poly.2019.06.051

The interaction of [VO(acac)2] with 2,6-bis(hydroxymethyl)-4-methylphenol (L1H3) or 6,6/-methylenebis(4-tert-butyl-2-(hydroxymethyl)phenol) (L2H4) in refluxing toluene afforded, following work-up in ethanol, the complexes [VOL1]2 (1) and {[VO(acac)(H... Read More

Three-coordinate iron(II) expanded ring N-heterocyclic carbene complexes (2016)
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Dunsford, J. J., Evans, D. J., Pugh, T., Shah, S. N., Chilton, N. F., & Ingleson, M. J. (2016). Three-coordinate iron(II) expanded ring N-heterocyclic carbene complexes. Organometallics, 35(8), 1098-1106. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.organomet.6b00121

A sterically demanding seven-membered expanded ring N-heterocyclic carbene (NHC) ligand allows access to rare examples of three-coordinate iron(II)-NHC complexes incorporating only halide coligands of the general formula [Fe(NHC)X 2 ] (NHC = 7-DiPP;... Read More

A reversible and visible colorimetric/fluorescent chemosensor for Al³⁺+ and F⁻ ions with a Large Stoke's shift (2014)
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Redshaw, C., Li, J., Mu, L., Wei, G., Zeng, X., & Zhao, Y. (2014). A reversible and visible colorimetric/fluorescent chemosensor for Al³⁺+ and F⁻ ions with a Large Stoke's shift. Sensors and actuators. B, Chemical, 204(December), 450-458. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.snb.2014.07.048

A quinoline-vinyl-dihydroxylphenyl linkage comprising a donor-π-bridge-acceptor structural motif, in which the quinoline serves as an electron-withdrawing core, has been synthesized and used as a fluorescent sensor (2) for the recognition of Al³⁺+ an... Read More

Phaseguide assisted liquid lamination for magnetic particle-based assays (2014)
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Phurimsak, C., Yildirim, E., Tarn, M. D., Trietsch, S. J., Hankemeier, T., Pamme, N., & Vulto, P. (2014). Phaseguide assisted liquid lamination for magnetic particle-based assays. Lab on a chip, 14(13), 2334-2343. https://doi.org/10.1039/c4lc00139g

We have developed a magnetic particle-based assay platform in which functionalised magnetic particles are transferred sequentially through laminated volumes of reagents and washing buffers. Lamination of aqueous liquids is achieved via the use of pha... Read More

Synthesis and characterization of 2-(2-benzhydrylnaphthyliminomethyl)pyridylnickel halides: formation of branched polyethylene (2013)
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Yue, E., Xing, Q., Zhang, L., Shi, Q., Cao, X., Wang, L., …Sun, W. (2014). Synthesis and characterization of 2-(2-benzhydrylnaphthyliminomethyl)pyridylnickel halides: formation of branched polyethylene. Dalton transactions : an international journal of inorganic chemistry / RSoC, 43(8), 3339-3346. https://doi.org/10.1039/c3dt53205d

A series of 2-(2-benzhydrylnaphthyliminomethyl)pyridine derivatives (L1–L3) was prepared and used to synthesize the corresponding bis-ligated nickel(II) halide complexes (Ni1–Ni6) in good yield. The molecular structures of representative complexes, n... Read More

Surface alignment, anchoring transitions, optical properties, and topological defects in the thermotropic nematic phase of organo-siloxane tetrapodes (2013)
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Kim, Y., Senyuk, B., Shin, S., Kohlmeier, A., Mehl, G. H., & Lavrentovich, O. D. (2014). Surface alignment, anchoring transitions, optical properties, and topological defects in the thermotropic nematic phase of organo-siloxane tetrapodes. Molecular crystals and liquid crystals, 540(1), 20-41. https://doi.org/10.1039/C3SM52249K

We address the status of oxadiazole mesogens, C7 and C12, reported to show the biaxial nematic phase, by exploring material aspects (chemical stability, surface anchoring, optical and dielectric properties, topological defects) linked to the type of... Read More

Solution-processed bilayer photovoltaic devices with nematic liquid crystals (2013)
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AlKhalifah, M. S., Lei, C., Myers, S. A., O’Neill, M., Kitney, S. P., & Kelly, S. M. (2014). Solution-processed bilayer photovoltaic devices with nematic liquid crystals. Liquid crystals, 41(3), 402-417. https://doi.org/10.1080/02678292.2013.834082

The cross-linking of polymerisable liquid crystalline semiconductors is a promising approach to solution-processable, multilayer, organic photovoltaics. Here we demonstrate an organic bilayer photovoltaic with an insoluble electron-donating layer for... Read More

Pharmacological comparison of novel synthetic fenamate analogues with econazole and 2-APB on the inhibition of TRPM2 channels (2012)
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Zeng, B., Eastmond, S., Elsenussi, S. E., Boa, A. N., Xu, S., Elsenussi, S. E., …Boa, A. (2012). Pharmacological comparison of novel synthetic fenamate analogues with econazole and 2-APB on the inhibition of TRPM2 channels. British Journal of Pharmacology, 167(6), 1232-1243. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1476-5381.2012.02058.x

BACKGROUND: Fenamate analogues, econazole and 2-APB are inhibitors of TRPM2 channels, which have been used as research tools. However, these compounds have different chemical structures and therapeutic applications. Here we aimed to investigate the p... Read More

Silicon imidonitride aerogel exhibiting macro- and meso-dual porosity (2012)
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Rocher, V., Kelly, S. M., & Hector, A. L. (2012). Silicon imidonitride aerogel exhibiting macro- and meso-dual porosity. Microporous and Mesoporous Materials, 156, 196-201. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.micromeso.2012.02.041

Porous silicon imidonitride aerogels have been produced by combining a sol-gel process based on [Si(NH2)(NMe2)3] and ammonia that is known for producing xerogels with controlled mesoporosity, with a supercritical drying process using diethylamine to... Read More

Fracture mechanics of polypropylene: effect of molecular characteristics, crystallisation conditions, and annealing on morphology and impact performance (1998)
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Ibhadon, A. (1998). Fracture mechanics of polypropylene: effect of molecular characteristics, crystallisation conditions, and annealing on morphology and impact performance. Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 69(13), 2657 - 2661. https://doi.org/10.1002...ID-APP16%3E3.0.CO%3B2-R

Fracture mechanics study of polypropylene samples of various molecular weight, obtained under different crystallizations conditions, is reported. Fracture toughness values obtained at high speed of impact as well as at low temperatures increased with... Read More

Physical aging in isotadic polypropylene (1996)
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Ibhadon, A. (1996). Physical aging in isotadic polypropylene. Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 62(11), 1843 - 1846. https://doi.org/10.1002...AID-APP8%3E3.0.CO%3B2-Q

Physical aging studies were made using commercial and laboratory samples of isotactic polypropylene. Linear and nonlinear viscoelastic responses were measured after quenching the glass from above the glass transition temperatures to below the glass t... Read More