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Reduction of phenylacetylenes using Raney Ni-Al alloy, Al powder in the presence of noble metal catalysts in water (2017)
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Rayhan, U., Kowser, Z., Islam, M. N., Redshaw, C., & Yamato, T. (2017). Reduction of phenylacetylenes using Raney Ni-Al alloy, Al powder in the presence of noble metal catalysts in water. Arkivoc, 2018(2), 241-251. doi:10.24820/ark.5550190.p010.277

Dedicated to Prof. Kenneth Laali on the occasion of his 66th birthday Received mm-dd-yyyy Accepted mm-dd-yyyy Published on line mm-dd-yyyy Dates to be inserted by editorial office Abstract The chemoselective reduction is based on the reaction of Rane... Read More about Reduction of phenylacetylenes using Raney Ni-Al alloy, Al powder in the presence of noble metal catalysts in water.

Synthesis and structure of a chiral areno-bridged [2.4]metacyclophane (2017)
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Islam, M., Akther, T., Matsumoto, T., Tanaka, J., Thuéry, P., Redshaw, C., & Yamato, T. (2018). Synthesis and structure of a chiral areno-bridged [2.4]metacyclophane. Tetrahedron, 74(2), 329-335. doi:10.1016/j.tet.2017.11.075

© 2017 Elsevier Ltd The reductive coupling reaction of 1,4-bis(3-acetyl-5-tert-butyl-2-methoxyphenyl)butane 3 was carried out using TiCl 4 -Zn in pyridine followed by a McMurry coupling reaction to afford the compounds anti and syn 1,2-dimethyl[2.4]M... Read More about Synthesis and structure of a chiral areno-bridged [2.4]metacyclophane.

Molybdocalix[4]arene N,O-Schiff-base ligands (2017)
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Wang, X., Zhao, K. Q., Elsegood, M. R., & Redshaw, C. (2018). Molybdocalix[4]arene N,O-Schiff-base ligands. Supramolecular chemistry, 30(5-6), 404-410. doi:10.1080/10610278.2017.1403608

The ‘one-pot’ reaction of 2-hydroxy-3,5-di-tert-butylsalicylaldehyde with in situ generated ‘amino calixarene’ (from {Mo[(2-NC 6 H 4 ) 2 CH 2 CH 2 ]Cl 2 (DME)}, KOtBu and p-tert-butylcalix[4]areneH 4 LH 4 ) afforded, after work-up, the heterobimetall... Read More about Molybdocalix[4]arene N,O-Schiff-base ligands.

Highly selective recognition of Al3+ and I- ions using a bifunctional fluorescent probe (2017)
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Li, Z., Zhao, J., Wu, Y., Mu, L., Zeng, X., Jin, Z., …Redshaw, C. (2017). Highly selective recognition of Al3+ and I- ions using a bifunctional fluorescent probe. Organic & biomolecular chemistry, 15(40), 8627-8633. doi:10.1039/C7OB02301D

A tripodal fluorescent probe L1 armed with rhodamine B and 1-naphthaleneisothiocyanates was prepared in high yield. A study of the recognition properties revealed that probe L1 exhibited high sensitivity and selectivity towards Al3⁺ through a “FRET”... Read More about Highly selective recognition of Al3+ and I- ions using a bifunctional fluorescent probe.

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⁺.

Synthesis and structure of the inclusion complex {NdQ[5]K@Q[10](H₂O)4}·4NO₃·20H₂O (2017)
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Chen, L. X., Kan, J. L., Cong, H., Prior, T. J., Tao, Z., Xiao, X., & Redshaw, C. (2017). Synthesis and structure of the inclusion complex {NdQ[5]K@Q[10](H₂O)4}·4NO₃·20H₂O. Molecules, 22(7), 1147 . https://doi.org/10.3390/molecules22071147

Heating a mixture of Nd(NO₃)₃·6H₂O, KCl, Q[10] and Q[5] in HCl for 10 min affords the inclusion complex {NdQ[5]K@Q[10](H₂O)₄}·4NO₃·20H₂O. The structure of the inclusion complex has been investigated by single crystal X-ray diffraction and by X-ray Ph... Read More about Synthesis and structure of the inclusion complex {NdQ[5]K@Q[10](H₂O)4}·4NO₃·20H₂O.

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.

Use of metal catalysts bearing Schiff base macrocycles for the ring opening polymerization (ROP) of cyclic esters (2017)
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Redshaw, C. (2017). Use of metal catalysts bearing Schiff base macrocycles for the ring opening polymerization (ROP) of cyclic esters. Catalysts, 7(5), https://doi.org/10.3390/catal7050165

© 2017 by the authors. Schiff base macrocycles are emerging as useful scaffolds for binding two or more catalytic metals in close proximity. Such coordination chemistry allows for the evaluation of potentially beneficial catalytic cooperative effects... Read More about Use of metal catalysts bearing Schiff base macrocycles for the ring opening polymerization (ROP) of cyclic esters.