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Mono-oxo molybdenum(VI) and tungsten(VI) complexes bearing chelating aryloxides: synthesis, structure and ring opening polymerization of cyclic esters (2018)
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Sun, Z., Zhao, Y., Prior, T. J., Elsegood, M. R., Wang, K., Xing, T., & Redshaw, C. (2019). Mono-oxo molybdenum(VI) and tungsten(VI) complexes bearing chelating aryloxides: synthesis, structure and ring opening polymerization of cyclic esters. Dalton transactions : an international journal of inorganic chemistry / RSoC, 48(4), 1454-1466. https://doi.org/10.1039/c8dt04566f

The mono-oxo aryloxide complexes [M(O)(L1)2] (M = Mo (1·hexane), W(2·2MeCN)) have been prepared from [Mo(O)(Cl)4] or [W(O)(Ot-Bu)4] and two equivalents of the di-phenol 2,2/-ethylidenebis(4,6-di-tert-butylphenol) L1H2, respectively. Use of in-situ ge... Read More about Mono-oxo molybdenum(VI) and tungsten(VI) complexes bearing chelating aryloxides: synthesis, structure and ring opening polymerization of cyclic esters.

Supramolecular drug inclusion complex constructed from cucurbit[7]uril and the hepatitis B drug Adefovir (2018)
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Feng, H., Kan, J., Redshaw, C., Bian, B., Tao, Z., & Xiao, X. (2019). Supramolecular drug inclusion complex constructed from cucurbit[7]uril and the hepatitis B drug Adefovir. Supramolecular chemistry, 31(4), 260-267. https://doi.org/10.1080/10610278.2018.1562193

The interaction between cucuribit[7]uril (Q[7]) and Adefovir (ADV) has been studied in aqueous solution by 1H NMR spectroscopy, electronic absorption spectroscopy, Isothermal Titration Calorimetry and mass spectrometry. The results revealed that an i... Read More about Supramolecular drug inclusion complex constructed from cucurbit[7]uril and the hepatitis B drug Adefovir.

A study of the interaction between cucurbit[8]uril and alkyl substituted 4-pyrrolidinopyridinium salts (2018)
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Xu, W., Kan, J., Yang, B., Prior, T. J., Bian, B., Xiao, X., …Redshaw, C. (2019). A study of the interaction between cucurbit[8]uril and alkyl substituted 4-pyrrolidinopyridinium salts. Chemistry - An Asian Journal, 14(1), 235-242. https://doi.org/10.1002/asia.201801498

The interaction between cucuribit[8]uril (Q[8]) 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 A study of the interaction between cucurbit[8]uril and alkyl substituted 4-pyrrolidinopyridinium salts.

Pyrene-fused pyrazaacenes with eight rectilinearly arranged aromatic rings (2018)
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Wang, C., Feng, X., Elsegood, M. R., Warwick, T. G., Teat, S. J., Redshaw, C., …Yamato, T. (2019). Pyrene-fused pyrazaacenes with eight rectilinearly arranged aromatic rings. Asian journal of organic chemistry an ACES journal, 8(1), 155-160. doi:10.1002/ajoc.201800608

A series of pyrene‐fused azaacene‐type conjugated molecules containing two pyrazine units and up to eight rectilinearly arranged aromatic rings were prepared by condensation coupling reactions in moderate yields. The geometries and electronic structu... Read More about Pyrene-fused pyrazaacenes with eight rectilinearly arranged aromatic rings.

Macrocycle encapsulation triggered supramolecular pKa shift: A fluorescence indicator for detecting octreotide in aqueous solution (2018)
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Yin, T., Zhang, S., Li, M., Redshaw, C., & Ni, X. (2019). Macrocycle encapsulation triggered supramolecular pKa shift: A fluorescence indicator for detecting octreotide in aqueous solution. Sensors and actuators. B, Chemical, 281, 568-573. doi:10.1016/j.snb.2018.10.136

Supramolecular pKa shifts, have attracted much attention in catalytic and biomimetic studies because of their excellent property to modify the acidity or basicity of the substrate in aqueous media by host-guest inclusion. Here, Fluorescence indicator... Read More about Macrocycle encapsulation triggered supramolecular pKa shift: A fluorescence indicator for detecting octreotide in aqueous solution.

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 multifunctional tripodal fluorescent probe for the recognition of Cr3+, Al3+, Zn2+ and F− with controllable ESIPT processes (2018)
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Zhang, H., Sun, T., Ruan, Q., Zhao, J., Mu, L., Zeng, X., …Redshaw, C. (2019). A multifunctional tripodal fluorescent probe for the recognition of Cr3+, Al3+, Zn2+ and F− with controllable ESIPT processes. Dyes and pigments : an international journal, 162, 257-265. doi:10.1016/j.dyepig.2018.10.025

Three 4-(benzo[d]thiazol-2-yl)-2,5-dihydroxybenzaldehyde fluorophores were introduced to construct a tripodal multifunctional ESPIT fluorescence probe L. The fluorescent analysis revealed that probe L exhibited excellent recognition capabilities towa... Read More about A multifunctional tripodal fluorescent probe for the recognition of Cr3+, Al3+, Zn2+ and F− with controllable ESIPT processes.

Synthesis, Crystal Structure, and Cytotoxicity Studies of titanacalix[4 and 8]arene Complexes (2018)
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Miller-Shakesby, D. M., Nigam, S., Hughes, D. L., Lopez-Estelles, E., Elsegood, M. R., Cawthorne, C. J., …Redshaw, C. (2018). Synthesis, Crystal Structure, and Cytotoxicity Studies of titanacalix[4 and 8]arene Complexes. Dalton transactions : an international journal of inorganic chemistry / RSoC, 47(27), 8992-8999. https://doi.org/10.1039/c8dt01992d

© 2018 The Royal Society of Chemistry. Reaction of 5,11,17,23-tetra-tert-butyl-dihydroxy-26,28-bis(2-pentoxy)calix[4]arene (L(OH)2(Opentyl)2) with [TiCl4] afforded the dichlorotitanoacalix[4]arene complex [TiCl2L(O)2(Opentyl)2] (1) in good yield. Hyd... Read More about Synthesis, Crystal Structure, and Cytotoxicity Studies of titanacalix[4 and 8]arene Complexes.

A study of the interaction between inverted cucurbit[6]uril and symmetric viologens (2018)
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Bai, D., Gao, Z., Tao, Z., Xiao, X., Prior, T. J., Wei, G., …Redshaw, C. (2018). A study of the interaction between inverted cucurbit[6]uril and symmetric viologens. New journal of chemistry = Nouveau journal de chimie, 42(13), 11085-11092. https://doi.org/10.1039/c8nj01589a

The interaction between inverted cucuribit[6]uril (iQ[6]) and a series of symmetric viologens bearing aliphatic substituents, namely dicationic dialkyl-4,4′-bipyridinium guests where the alkyl substituent is CH3(CH2)n (n = 1, 3 and 5) or benzyl, has... Read More about A study of the interaction between inverted cucurbit[6]uril and symmetric viologens.

A review on the recent advances in the reductions of carbon–carbon/oxygen multiple bonds including aromatic rings using Raney Ni–Al Alloy or Al powder in the presence of noble metal catalysts in water (2018)
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Rayhan, U., Kowser, Z., Islam, M. N., Redshaw, C., & Yamato, T. (2018). A review on the recent advances in the reductions of carbon–carbon/oxygen multiple bonds including aromatic rings using Raney Ni–Al Alloy or Al powder in the presence of noble metal catalysts in water. Topics in catalysis, 61(7-8), 560-574. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11244-018-0994-2

Over the past few years, heterogeneous catalysts have attracted much attention with a view to lowering reaction temperatures and improving the selectivity of many organic syntheses. When it comes to designing or optimizing a catalyst, a lot of attent... Read More about A review on the recent advances in the reductions of carbon–carbon/oxygen multiple bonds including aromatic rings using Raney Ni–Al Alloy or Al powder in the presence of noble metal catalysts in water.