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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 about Synthesis, structure, and cytotoxicity studies of oxidovanadium(IV and V) complexes bearing chelating phenolates.

Alkyl substituted 4-pyrrolidinopyridinium salts encapsulated in the cavity of cucurbit[10]uril (2019)
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Xu, W., Liu, M., Escaño, M. C., Redshaw, C., Bian, B., Fan, Y., …Xiao, X. (in press). Alkyl substituted 4-pyrrolidinopyridinium salts encapsulated in the cavity of cucurbit[10]uril. New journal of chemistry = Nouveau journal de chimie, https://doi.org/10.1039/c9nj01089k

The interaction between cucuribit[10]uril (Q[10]) and a series of 4-pyrrolidinopyridinium salts bearing aliphatic substituents at the pyridinium nitrogen, namely 4-(C4H8N)C5H5NRBr, where R = Et (g1), n-butyl (g2), n-pentyl (g3), n-hexyl (g4), n-octyl... Read More about Alkyl substituted 4-pyrrolidinopyridinium salts encapsulated in the cavity of cucurbit[10]uril.

Vanadyl sulfates: molecular structure, magnetism and electrochemical activity (2018)
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Ignaszak, A., Patterson, N., Radtke, M., Elsegood, M. R., Frese, J. W., Lipman, J. L., …Redshaw, C. (2018). Vanadyl sulfates: molecular structure, magnetism and electrochemical activity. Dalton transactions : an international journal of inorganic chemistry / RSoC, 47(44), 15983-15993. https://doi.org/10.1039/c8dt03626h

Reaction of differing amounts of vanadyl sulfate with p-tert-butylthiacalix[4]areneH4 and base allows access to the vanadyl-sulfate species [NEt4]4[(VO)4(3-OH)4(SO4)4]∙1/2H2O (1), [HNEt3]5[(VO)5(3-O)4(SO4)4]∙4MeCN (2∙4MeCN) and [NEt4]2[(VO)6(O)2(SO... Read More about Vanadyl sulfates: molecular structure, magnetism and electrochemical activity.

A three-dimensional (time, wavelength and intensity) functioning fluorescent probe for the selective recognition/discrimination of Cu2+, Hg2+, Fe3+ and F- ions (2018)
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Ruan, Q., Mu, L., Zeng, X., Zhao, J. L., Zeng, L., Chen, Z. M., …Redshaw, C. (2018). A three-dimensional (time, wavelength and intensity) functioning fluorescent probe for the selective recognition/discrimination of Cu2+, Hg2+, Fe3+ and F- ions. Dalton transactions : an international journal of inorganic chemistry / RSoC, 47(11), 3674-3678. doi:10.1039/c7dt04785a

We have strategically incorporated three different fluorophores at tren to construct a multi-energy donor/acceptor “smart” probe L. This probe operates by using three-dimensional scales (response time, wavelength and fluorescence intensity) which all... Read More about A three-dimensional (time, wavelength and intensity) functioning fluorescent probe for the selective recognition/discrimination of Cu2+, Hg2+, Fe3+ and F- ions.

Click synthesis of a quinoline-functionalized hexahomotrioxacalix[3]arene : a turn-on fluorescence chemosensor for Fe³⁺ (2017)
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Wu, C., Wang, C., Zhu, Q., Zeng, X., Redshaw, C., & Yamato, T. (2018). Click synthesis of a quinoline-functionalized hexahomotrioxacalix[3]arene : a turn-on fluorescence chemosensor for Fe³⁺. Sensors and actuators. B, Chemical, 254, (52-58). doi:10.1016/j.snb.2017.07.048. ISSN 0925-4005

A novel quinoline-functionalized hexahomotrioxacalix[3]arene L was synthesized via Click chemistry and its chemosensing properties with various metal ions were investigated. The chemosensor L exhibited a high selectivity for Fe³⁺ with little interfer... Read More about Click synthesis of a quinoline-functionalized hexahomotrioxacalix[3]arene : a turn-on fluorescence chemosensor for Fe³⁺.

A quinoline-based fluorometric and colorimetric dual-modal pH probe and its application in bioimaging (2017)
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Zhu, Q., Li, Z., Mu, L., Zeng, X., Redshaw, C., & Wei, G. (2018). A quinoline-based fluorometric and colorimetric dual-modal pH probe and its application in bioimaging. Spectrochimica acta. Part A, Molecular and biomolecular spectroscopy, 188, (230-236). doi:10.1016/j.saa.2017.06.071. ISSN 1386-1425

The compound (E)-8-hydroxyl-2-[(E)-2-(2, 4-dihydroxyphenyl)vinyl]-quinoline (1) has been developed as a fluorometric and colorimetric dual-modal probe for pH detection in solution and in vivo. Remarkable changes in the fluorescence intensity with lar... Read More about A quinoline-based fluorometric and colorimetric dual-modal pH probe and its application in bioimaging.

A pyrene-based approach to tune emission color from blue to yellow (2017)
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Wang, C., Ichiyanagi, H., Sakaguchi, K., Feng, X., Elsegood, M. R., Redshaw, C., & Yamato, T. (2017). A pyrene-based approach to tune emission color from blue to yellow. Journal of Organic Chemistry, 82(14), 7176-7182. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.joc.7b00685

The development of functionalized, luminescent, pyrene-based monomers has been and continues to be an area of great interest in terms of the design and fabrication of optical and electronic devices. Herein, a facile strategy to tune the emission colo... Read More about A pyrene-based approach to tune emission color from blue to yellow.

A 2-Styryl-1,8-naphthyridine derivative as a versatile fluorescent probe for the selective recognition of Hg²⁺, Ag⁺ and F⁻ ions by tuning the solvent (2017)
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Wu, Y. T., Zhao, J., Mu, L., Zeng, X., Wei, G., Redshaw, C., & Jin, Z. (2017). A 2-Styryl-1,8-naphthyridine derivative as a versatile fluorescent probe for the selective recognition of Hg²⁺, Ag⁺ and F⁻ ions by tuning the solvent. Sensors and actuators. B, Chemical, 252, 1089-1097. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.snb.2017.06.057

A novel fluorescent probe 1 has been synthesized by a microwave reaction, and its ion-binding and fluorescence-sensing properties have been investigated under different solvent conditions. The analysis results indicated that probe 1 can act as a mult... Read More about A 2-Styryl-1,8-naphthyridine derivative as a versatile fluorescent probe for the selective recognition of Hg²⁺, Ag⁺ and F⁻ ions by tuning the solvent.

Synthesis and fluorescence emission properties of D-π-D monomers based on dithieno[3,2-b:2′,3′-d]thiophene (2017)
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Wang, C., Do, J., Akther, T., Feng, X., Matsumoto, T., Tanaka, J., …Yamato, T. (2017). Synthesis and fluorescence emission properties of D-π-D monomers based on dithieno[3,2-b:2′,3′-d]thiophene. Journal of Luminescence, 188(388), 388-393 . https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jlumin.2017.04.060

We herein present four highly fluorescent and stable D-π-D monomers (2), which were designed and synthesized using different types of aryl substituent as the donor via a Suzuki-Miyaura coupling reaction. We have studied these four symmetrical chromop... Read More about Synthesis and fluorescence emission properties of D-π-D monomers based on dithieno[3,2-b:2′,3′-d]thiophene.

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 about Organoaluminium complexes derived from Anilines or Schiff bases for ring opening polymerization of epsilon-caprolactone, delta-valerolactone and rac-lactide.