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Timothy Prior

Senior Lecturer in Inorganic Chemistry


Alkoxy-Functionalized Schiff-Base Ligation at Aluminum and Zinc: Synthesis, Structures and ROP Capability (2021)
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Zhang, X., Chen, K., Chicoma, M., Goins, K., Prior, T. J., Nile, T. A., & Redshaw, C. (2021). Alkoxy-Functionalized Schiff-Base Ligation at Aluminum and Zinc: Synthesis, Structures and ROP Capability. Catalysts, 11(9), https://doi.org/10.3390/catal11091090

The Schiff-base compounds 2,4-di-tert-butyl-6-(((3,4,5-trimethoxyphenyl)imino)methyl)phenol (L1H), 2,4-di-tert-butyl-6-(((2,4,6-trimethoxyphenyl)imino)methyl)phenol (L2H), 2,4-di-tert-butyl-6-(((2,4-trimethoxyphenyl)imino)methyl)phenol) (L3H) derived... Read More about Alkoxy-Functionalized Schiff-Base Ligation at Aluminum and Zinc: Synthesis, Structures and ROP Capability.

Mechanistic Insights into Iron-Catalyzed C-H Bond Activation and C-C Coupling (2021)
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Brewer, S. M., Schwartz, T. M., Mekhail, M. A., Turan, L. S., Prior, T. J., Hubin, T. J., …Green, K. N. (in press). Mechanistic Insights into Iron-Catalyzed C-H Bond Activation and C-C Coupling. Organometallics, https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.organomet.1c00211

Iron-catalyzed C-C coupling reactions of pyrrole provide a unique alternative to the traditional Pd-catalyzed counterpart. However, many details regarding the actual mechanism remain unknown. A series of macrocyclic iron(III) complexes were used to e... Read More about Mechanistic Insights into Iron-Catalyzed C-H Bond Activation and C-C Coupling.

Scandium calix[n]arenes (n= 4, 6, 8): structural, cytotoxicity and ring opening polymerization studies (2021)
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Alshamrani, A. F., Santoro, O., Prior, T. J., Alamri, M. A., Stasiuk, G. J., Elsegood, M. R. J., & Redshaw, C. (2021). Scandium calix[n]arenes (n= 4, 6, 8): structural, cytotoxicity and ring opening polymerization studies. Dalton transactions : an international journal of inorganic chemistry / RSoC, 50(24), 8302-8306. https://doi.org/10.1039/d1dt01330k

Interaction of [Sc(OR)3] (R = iPr or triflate) with p-tert-butylcalix[n]arenes, where n = 4, 6, or 8, affords a number of intriguing structural motifs, which are relatively non-toxic (cytotoxicity evaluated against cell lines HCT116 and HT-29) and a... Read More about Scandium calix[n]arenes (n= 4, 6, 8): structural, cytotoxicity and ring opening polymerization studies.

Coordination chemistry of [2 + 2] Schiff-base macrocycles derived from the dianilines [(2-NH2C6H4)2X] (X = CH2CH2, O): structural studies and ROP capability towards cyclic esters (2021)
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Wang, K., Prior, T. J., Hughes, D. L., Arbaoui, A., & Redshaw, C. (2021). Coordination chemistry of [2 + 2] Schiff-base macrocycles derived from the dianilines [(2-NH2C6H4)2X] (X = CH2CH2, O): structural studies and ROP capability towards cyclic esters. Dalton transactions : an international journal of inorganic chemistry / RSoC, 50(23), 8057-8069. https://doi.org/10.1039/d1dt00711d

Reaction of the [2 + 2] Schiff-base macrocycles {[2-(OH)-5-(R)-C6H2-1,3-(CH)2][CH2CH2(2-C6H4N)2]}2(R = Me, L1H2;tBu, L2H2) with FeBr2afforded the complexes [FeBr(L1H2)]2[(FeBr3)2O]·2MeCN (1·2MeCN), [FeBr(L2H2)][X] (X = 0.5(FeBr3)2O,2·0.5MeCN, X = Br,... Read More about Coordination chemistry of [2 + 2] Schiff-base macrocycles derived from the dianilines [(2-NH2C6H4)2X] (X = CH2CH2, O): structural studies and ROP capability towards cyclic esters.

Towards a morphology diagram for terrestrial carbonates: evaluating the impact of carbonate supersaturation and alginic acid in calcite precipitate morphology (2021)
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Mercedes-Martín, R., Rogerson, M., Prior, T. J., Brasier, A. T., Reijmer, J. J., Billing, I., …Pedley, M. (2021). Towards a morphology diagram for terrestrial carbonates: evaluating the impact of carbonate supersaturation and alginic acid in calcite precipitate morphology. Geochimica et cosmochimica acta, 306, 340-361. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gca.2021.04.010

Ancient and recent terrestrial carbonate-precipitating systems are characterised by a heterogeneous array of deposits volumetrically dominated by calcite. In these environments, calcite precipitates display an extraordinary morphological diversity, f... Read More about Towards a morphology diagram for terrestrial carbonates: evaluating the impact of carbonate supersaturation and alginic acid in calcite precipitate morphology.

A Single-Pot Template Reaction Towards a Manganese-Based T1 Contrast Agent (2021)
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Stasiuk, G. J., Martins, A. F., Botta, M., Prior, T. J., Price, T. W., Kenning, L., …Anbu, S. (in press). A Single-Pot Template Reaction Towards a Manganese-Based T1 Contrast Agent. Angewandte Chemie, https://doi.org/10.1002/anie.202100885

Manganese-based contrast agents (MnCAs) have emerged as suitable alternatives to gadolinium-based contrast agents (GdCAs). However, due to their kinetic lability and laborious synthetic procedures, only a few MnCAs have found clinical MRI application... Read More about A Single-Pot Template Reaction Towards a Manganese-Based T1 Contrast Agent.

Emission and theoretical studies of Schiff-base [2+2] macrocycles derived from 2,2′-oxydianiline and zinc complexes thereof (2021)
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Wang, K., Chen, K., Bian, T., Chao, Y., Yamato, T., Xing, F., …Redshaw, C. (2021). Emission and theoretical studies of Schiff-base [2+2] macrocycles derived from 2,2′-oxydianiline and zinc complexes thereof. Dyes and pigments : an international journal, 190, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.dyepig.2021.109300

The emission properties 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-aminophenylethe... Read More about Emission and theoretical studies of Schiff-base [2+2] macrocycles derived from 2,2′-oxydianiline and zinc complexes thereof.

Titanium complexes bearing oxa- and azacalix[4, 6]arenes: structural studies and use in the ring opening homo-/co-polymerization of cyclic esters. (2021)
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Xing, T., Prior, T. J., Chen, K., & Redshaw, C. (2021). Titanium complexes bearing oxa- and azacalix[4, 6]arenes: structural studies and use in the ring opening homo-/co-polymerization of cyclic esters. Dalton transactions : an international journal of inorganic chemistry / RSoC, 50(12), 4396-4407. https://doi.org/10.1039/d1dt00189b

Reaction of excess [Ti(OiPr)4] with p-tert-butyltetrahomodioxacalix[6]areneH6 (L1H6) afforded, after work-up (MeCN), the complex [Ti2(OiPr)2(MeCN)L1]∙3.5MeCN (1∙3.5MeCN), whilst the oxo complex [Ti4(3-O)2(H2O)(L1)2]∙MeCN (2∙MeCN) was isolated via a... Read More about Titanium complexes bearing oxa- and azacalix[4, 6]arenes: structural studies and use in the ring opening homo-/co-polymerization of cyclic esters..

A single-pot template reaction towards a manganese based T1 contrast agent (2021)
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Anbu, S., Hoffmann, S. H. L., Carniato, F., Kenning, L., Price, T. W., Prior, T. J., …Stasiuk, G. J. (in press). A single-pot template reaction towards a manganese based T1 contrast agent. Angewandte Chemie International Edition, https://doi.org/10.1002/anie.202100885

Manganese‐based contrast agents (MnCAs) emerged as suitable alternatives to gadolinium‐based contrast agents (GdCAs). However, due to their kinetic lability and laborious synthetic procedures, only a few MnCAs have found clinical MRI application. In... Read More about A single-pot template reaction towards a manganese based T1 contrast agent.

Synthesis, characterisation and ROP catalytic evaluation of Cu(II) complexes bearing 2,2ʹ-diphenylglycine-derived moieties (2020)
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Alshamrani, A. F. A., Santoro, O., Ounsworth, S., Prior, T. J., Stasiuk, G. J., & Redshaw, C. (2021). Synthesis, characterisation and ROP catalytic evaluation of Cu(II) complexes bearing 2,2ʹ-diphenylglycine-derived moieties. Polyhedron, 195, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.poly.2020.114977

The treatment of CuX2 (X = Cl, Br) with an equimolar amount of 2-2ʹ-diphenylglycine (DpgH) in EtOH at reflux afforded, after work up, the complexes [CuCl(Dpg)(EtOH)]2 (1) and [(CuBr2)2(Dpg)2Cu(EtOH)4] (2), respectively. The compounds were obtained mi... Read More about Synthesis, characterisation and ROP catalytic evaluation of Cu(II) complexes bearing 2,2ʹ-diphenylglycine-derived moieties.