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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 about Structural studies of Schiff-base [2 + 2] macrocycles derived from 2,2′-oxydianiline and the ROP capability of their organoaluminium complexes.

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 about Interaction of a symmetrical α,α',δ,δ'-Tetramethyl-cucurbit[6]uril with Ln³⁺ : potential applications for isolation of lanthanides.

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 about Synthesis, structures and cytotoxicity studies of p-sulfonatocalix[4]arene lanthanide complexes.

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 about Growing spherulitic calcite grains in saline, hyperalkaline lakes: experimental evaluation of the effects of Mg-clays and organic acids.

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 about Vanadium(v) phenolate complexes for ring opening homo- and co-polymerisation of ε-caprolactone, L-lactide and rac-lactide.

Molybdenum (VI) imido complexes derived from chelating phenols : Synthesis, characterization and ɛ-Caprolactone ROP capability (2015)
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Al-Khafaji, Y., Prior, T., Redshaw, C., & Elsegood, M. (2015). Molybdenum (VI) imido complexes derived from chelating phenols : Synthesis, characterization and ɛ-Caprolactone ROP capability. Catalysts open access journal, 5(4), 1928-1947. https://doi.org/10.3390/catal5041928

Reaction of the bulky bi-phenols 2,2′-RCH[4,6-(t-Bu)₂C₆H₂OH]₂ (R = Me L¹ᵐᵉH₂, Ph L¹ᵖʰH₂) with the bis(imido) molybdenum(VI) tert-butoxides [Mo(NR¹)(NR²)(Ot-Bu)₂] (R¹ = R² = 2,6-C₆H₃-i-Pr₂; R¹ = t-Bu, R² = C₆F₅) afforded, following the successive remo... Read More about Molybdenum (VI) imido complexes derived from chelating phenols : Synthesis, characterization and ɛ-Caprolactone ROP capability.

Influence of secondary ligand on structures and topologies of lanthanide coordination polymers with 1,3,5-triazine-2,4,6-triamine hexaacetic acid (2015)
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Bunlawee, Y., Meundaeng, N., Mookda, P., Watcharee, F., Prior, T. J., & Apinpus, R. (2015). Influence of secondary ligand on structures and topologies of lanthanide coordination polymers with 1,3,5-triazine-2,4,6-triamine hexaacetic acid. Journal of coordination chemistry, 68(23), 4184-4202. https://doi.org/10.1080/00958972.2015.1100721

© 2015 Taylor and Francis. A series of new lanthanide coordination polymers has been synthesized and structurally characterized; [Ln 4 (TTHA) 2 (pzac)(H 3 O) 2 (H 2 O)]·5H 2 O (Ln = Pr (1a) and Nd (1b)), [Sm 8 (TTHA) 4 (pzac) 0.5 (H 3 O)(H 2 O) 7.5 ]... Read More about Influence of secondary ligand on structures and topologies of lanthanide coordination polymers with 1,3,5-triazine-2,4,6-triamine hexaacetic acid.

Crystal structure of dichlorido(4,11-dimethyl-1,4,8,11-tetraazabicyclo[6.6.2]hexadecane)iron(III) hexafluoridophosphate (2015)
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Funwie, N. L., Cain, A. N., Fanning, B. Z., Hageman, S. A., Mullens, M., Roberts, T. K., …Prior, T. J. (2015). Crystal structure of dichlorido(4,11-dimethyl-1,4,8,11-tetraazabicyclo[6.6.2]hexadecane)iron(III) hexafluoridophosphate. Acta Crystallographica Section E: Crystallographic Communications, 71(9), 1073-1076. https://doi.org/10.1107/S2056989015015340

The title compound, [FeCl₂(C₁₄H₃₀N₄)]PF₆, contains Fe³⁺ coordinated by the four nitro­gen atoms of an ethyl­ene cross-bridged cyclam macrocycle and two cis chloride ligands in a distorted octa­hedral environment. In contrast to other similar compound... Read More about Crystal structure of dichlorido(4,11-dimethyl-1,4,8,11-tetraazabicyclo[6.6.2]hexadecane)iron(III) hexafluoridophosphate.

Co-crystallisation of cytosine with 1,10-phenanthroline: computational screening and experimental realisation (2015)
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Hoxha, K., Case, D. H., Day, G. M., & Prior, T. J. (2015). Co-crystallisation of cytosine with 1,10-phenanthroline: computational screening and experimental realisation. CrystEngComm RSC, 17(37), 7130-7141. https://doi.org/10.1039/c5ce01286d

Attempts to co-crystallise the nucleobases adenine, thymine, guanine, and cytosine with 1,10-phenanthroline by ball milling and solvent evaporation methods are described. A 1:1 co-crystal of cytosine and 1,10-phenanthroline can be obtained by grindin... Read More about Co-crystallisation of cytosine with 1,10-phenanthroline: computational screening and experimental realisation.

Thermal Behavior of Benzoic Acid/Isonicotinamide Binary Cocrystals (2015)
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Buanz, A., Prior, T. J., Burley, J. C., Raimi-Abraham, B. T., Telford, R., Hart, M., …Williams, G. R. (2015). Thermal Behavior of Benzoic Acid/Isonicotinamide Binary Cocrystals. Crystal growth & design, 15(7), 3249-3256. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.cgd.5b00351

© 2015 American Chemical Society. A comprehensive study of the thermal behavior of the 1:1 and 2:1 benzoic acid/isonicotinamide cocrystals is reported. The 1:1 material shows a simple unit cell expansion followed by melting upon heating. The 2:1 crys... Read More about Thermal Behavior of Benzoic Acid/Isonicotinamide Binary Cocrystals.

Vanadium(V) tetra-phenolate complexes: synthesis, structural studies and ethylene homo-(co-)polymerization capability (2015)
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Redshaw, C., Walton, M. J., Elsegood, M. R. J., Prior, T. J., & Michiue, K. (2015). Vanadium(V) tetra-phenolate complexes: synthesis, structural studies and ethylene homo-(co-)polymerization capability. RSC advances, 5(109), 89783-89796. https://doi.org/10.1039/c5ra20177b

Reaction of α,α,α′,α′-tetrakis(3,5-di-tert-butyl-2-hydroxyphenyl)-p-xylene (p-L¹H₄) with two equivalents of [VO(OR)₃] (R = nPr, tBu) in refluxing toluene afforded, after work-up, the complexes {[VO(OnPr)(THF)]₂ (μ-p-L¹)}·2(THF) (1·2(THF)) or {[VO(OtB... Read More about Vanadium(V) tetra-phenolate complexes: synthesis, structural studies and ethylene homo-(co-)polymerization capability.

Synthesis, structural studies, kinetic stability, and oxidation catalysis of the late first row transition metal complexes of 4,10-dimethyl-1,4,7,10-tetraazabicyclo[6.5.2]pentadecane (2015)
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Matz, D. L., Jones, D. G., Roewe, K. D., Gorbet, M., Zhang, Z., Chen, Z., …Hubin, T. J. (2015). Synthesis, structural studies, kinetic stability, and oxidation catalysis of the late first row transition metal complexes of 4,10-dimethyl-1,4,7,10-tetraazabicyclo[6.5.2]pentadecane. Dalton transactions : an international journal of inorganic chemistry / RSoC, 44(27), 12210-12224. https://doi.org/10.1039/c5dt00742a

© The Royal Society of Chemistry 2015. Synthetic details for 4,11-dimethyl-1,4,8,11-tetraazabicyclo[6.5.2]pentadecane, the dimethyl ethylene cross-bridged homocyclen ligand are presented for the first time. Its novel Mn 2+ , Fe 2+ , Mn 3+ , and Fe 3+... Read More about Synthesis, structural studies, kinetic stability, and oxidation catalysis of the late first row transition metal complexes of 4,10-dimethyl-1,4,7,10-tetraazabicyclo[6.5.2]pentadecane.

Tetraphenolate niobium and tantalum complexes for the ring opening polymerization of ε-caprolactone (2015)
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Al-Khafaji, Y., Sun, X., Prior, T. J., Elsegood, M. R. J., & Redshaw, C. (2015). Tetraphenolate niobium and tantalum complexes for the ring opening polymerization of ε-caprolactone. Dalton transactions : an international journal of inorganic chemistry / RSoC, 44(27), 12349-12356. https://doi.org/10.1039/c5dt00272a

Reaction of the pro-ligand α,α,α′,α′-tetra(3,5-di-tert-butyl-2-hydroxyphenyl-p-)xylene-para-tetraphenol (p-L¹H₄) with two equivalents of [NbCl₅] in refluxing toluene afforded, after work-up, the complex {[NbCl₃(NCMe)]₂(μ-p-L¹)}·6MeCN (1·6MeCN). When... Read More about Tetraphenolate niobium and tantalum complexes for the ring opening polymerization of ε-caprolactone.

Synthesis, structural studies, and oxidation catalysis of the late-first-row-transition-metal complexes of a 2-pyridylmethyl pendant-armed ethylene cross-bridged cyclam (2015)
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Jones, D. G., Wilson, K. R., Cannon-Smith, D. J., Shircliff, A. D., Zhang, Z., Chen, Z., …Hubin, T. J. (2015). Synthesis, structural studies, and oxidation catalysis of the late-first-row-transition-metal complexes of a 2-pyridylmethyl pendant-armed ethylene cross-bridged cyclam. Inorganic chemistry, 54(5), 2221-2234. https://doi.org/10.1021/ic502699m

The first 2-pyridylmethyl pendant-armed ethylene cross-bridged cyclam ligand has been synthesized and successfully complexed to Mn²⁺, Fe²⁺, Co²⁺, Ni²⁺, Cu²⁺, and Zn²⁺ cations. X-ray crystal structures were obtained for all six complexes and demonstra... Read More about Synthesis, structural studies, and oxidation catalysis of the late-first-row-transition-metal complexes of a 2-pyridylmethyl pendant-armed ethylene cross-bridged cyclam.

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.


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