A selection of latest publications A selection of latest publications

The latest research publications and papers from within the school of Chemistry.

Fixing the Conformation of Calix[4]arenes: When Are Three Carbons Not Enough?
Matthews, SE, S Cecioni, S, O'Brien, J E, MacDonald, C J, Hughes, D L, Jones, G A, Ashworth, S H, Vidal, S (2018)
Chem. Eur. J, 24, 17, 4436-4444
DOI: 10.1002/chem.201705955

Cooper, L., Alonso, J. M., Eagling, L., Newson, H., Herath, S., Thomson, C., Lister, A., Howsham, C., Cox, B. & Paz Muñoz, M.
Synthesis of a Novel Type of 2,3'-BIMs via Platinum-Catalysed Reaction of Indolylallenes with Indoles.
Chemistry - A European Journal, 2018

Catte, A., Wilson, M. R., Walker, M. & Oganesyan, V. S. 10
Soft Matter, 2018.
Antimicrobial action of the cationic peptide, Chrysophsin-3: A coarse-grained molecular dynamics study.
DOI: 10.1039/c7sm02152f

Andrews, D. L., Jones, G. A., Salam, A. & Woolley , R. G.
Perspective: Quantum Hamiltonians for optical interactions.
The Journal of Chemical Physics. 148, 4, 040901, 2018

Andrews, D. L.
Quantum formulation for nanoscale optical and material chirality: symmetry issues, space and time parity, and observables.
Journal of Optics. 20, 3, 033003, 2018

P. G. Calavia, I. Chambrier, M. J. Cook, A. H. Haines, R. A. Field, D. A. Russell.
Targeted photodynamic therapy of breast cancer cells using lactose-phthalocyanine functionalized gold nanoparticles.
J. Colloid Interface Sci. 2018, 512, 249–259

J. Tolchard, S. J. Walpole, A. J. Miles, R. Maytum, L. A. Eaglen, T. Hackstadt, B. A. Wallace and T. M. A. Blumenschein.
The intrinsically disordered Tarp protein from Chlamydia binds actin with a partially preformed helix.
Scientific Reports, 8, 1960, 2018

A R J Curson, A B Martínez, J Liu, R T Green, Y Chan, O Carrión, B T Williams, S-H Zhang, G-P Yang, P C B Page, X-H Zhang, J D Todd.
Dimethylsulphoniopropionate biosynthesis in marine bacteria and identification of the key gene in this process.
Nature: Microbiology, 0000, 2017
DOI: 10.1038/nmicrobiol.2017.9

J Tay, M Parkes, K Addison, Y Chan, L Zhang, H Hailes, P C B Page, S R Meech, L Blancafort, H Fielding.
The Effect of Conjugation on the Competition Between Internal Conversion and Electron Detachment: A Comparison Between Green Fluorescent and Red Kaede Protein Chromophores.
J. Phys. Chem. Lett., 8, 765-771, 2017

P C B Page, R L Goodyear, A E Horton, Y Chan, R Karim, M O’Connell, C J Hamilton, A M Z Slawin, B R Buckley, S M Allin.
Formal Total Synthesis of (+)-C9-Deoxyomuralide from L-leucine Using a Double Sacrificial Chirality Transfer Approach.
J. Org. Chem., 82, 12209-12223, 2017
DOI: 10.1021/acs.joc.7b02078

Garcia Calavia, P., Marin, M. J., Chambrier, I., Cook, M. J., Russell, D. A.
Towards optimisation of surface enhanced photodynamic therapy of breast cancer cells using gold nanoparticle-photosensitiser conjugates.
Photochemical & Photobiological Sciences (E-pub ahead of print), 2017
DOI: 10.1039/C7PP00225D

Leggett, R., Thomas, P., Marín, M. J., Gavrilovic, J., Russell, D. A.
Imaging of compartmentalised intracellular nitric oxide, induced during bacterial phagocytosis, using a metalloprotein–gold nanoparticle conjugate.
Analyst 142 (21) pp. 4099-4105, 2017
DOI: 10.1039/C7AN00898H

Penon, O., Marín, M. J., Russell, D. A., Pérez-García, L.
Water soluble, multifunctional antibody-porphyrin gold nanoparticles for targeted photodynamic therapy.
Journal of Colloid and Interface Science 496 pp. 100–110, 2017
DOI: 10.1016/j.jcis.2017.02.006

D. Weeraddana, M. Premaratne and D.L. Andrews.
Quantum electrodynamics of resonance energy transfer in nanowire systems.
Phys. Rev. B 93, 075151, 2016 (10 pages).
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.93.075151.

M.D. Williams, D.S. Bradshaw and D.L. Andrews.
Quantum issues with structured light.
Proc. SPIE 9764, 976407, 2016. (9 pages).
DOI: 10.1117/12.2214946.

D.S. Bradshaw and D.L. Andrews,
Chiral separation and twin-beam photonics.
Proc. SPIE 9764, 97640W, 2016. (7 pages).
DOI: 10.1117/12.2214926.

M.D. Williams, D.S. Bradshaw and D.L. Andrews.
On the emergence of Raman signals characterizing multicentre nanoscale interactions.
Proc. SPIE 9884, 98840N, 2016. (8 pages).
DOI: 10.1117/12.2227719.

K.A. Forbes, M.D. Williams and D.L. Andrews.
Quantum theory for the nanoscale propagation of light through stacked thin film layers.
Proc. SPIE 9884, 988434, 2016. (8 pages).
DOI: 10.1117/12.2227694.

M.D. Williams, D.S. Bradshaw and D.L. Andrews.
Raman scattering mediated by neighboring molecules.
J. Chem. Phys. 144, 174304, 2016. (9 pages).
DOI: 10.1063/1.4948366.

A.B. Schmidt, D.L. Andrews, A. Rohrbach, C. Gohn-Kreuz, V.N. Shatokhin, V.G. Kiselev, J. Hennig, D. von Elverfeldt and J.-B. Hövener,
Do twisted laser beams evoke nuclear hyperpolarization?
J. Magn. Res. 268, 58-67, 2016.
DOI: 10.1016/j.jmr.2016.04.015.

D. Weeraddana, M. Premaratne, S.D. Gunapala and D.L. Andrews.
Quantum electrodynamical theory of high-efficiency excitation energy transfer in laser-driven nanostructure systems.
Phys. Rev. B 94, 085133, 2016. (11 pages).

A. I. Karsisiotis, O. M. Deacon, M. T. Wilson, C. Macdonald, T. M. A. Blumenschein, G. R. Moore and J. R. Worrall.
Increased dynamics in the 40-57 Ω-loop of the G41S variant of human cytochrome c promote its pro-apoptotic conformation.
Scientific Reports, 6, 30447, 2016
DOI: 10.1038/srep30447

Borgh M.O, Nitta M, and Ruostekoski J.
Stable core symmetries and confined textures for a vortex line in a Spinor Bose-Einstein condensate.
Phys. Rev. Lett. 116, 085301 2016
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.116.085301

Lovegrove J, Borgh M.O, and Ruostekoski,J.
Stability and internal structure of vortices in spin-1 Bose-Einstein condensates with conserved magnetization.
Phys. Rev. A 93, 033633 2016
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevA.93.033633

Parker R, Bolam T, Barry J, Mason C, Kröger S, Warford L, Silburn B, Sivyer D, Birchenough S, Mayes A, Fones G.
The application of Diffusive Gradients in Thin Films (DGT) for improved understanding of metal behaviour at marine disposal sites.
ScienceDirect. In press. 2016
DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2016.09.183

Ross A. Arthurs, Peter N. Horton, Simon J. Coles and Christopher J. Richards.
Phenyl vs. Ferrocenyl Cyclometallation Selectivity: Diastereoselective Synthesis of an Enantiopure Iridacycle.
Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. In press. 2016
DOI: 10.1002/ejic.201600904

R. A. Arthurs, P. N. Horton, S. J. Coles and C. J. Richards.
Metallocene to Metallocene Conversion. Synthesis of an Oxazoline-Substituted Pentamethyliridocenium Cation from a Ferrocenyloxazoline.
Chem. Commun., 52, 7024-7027. 2016
DOI: 10.1039/C6CC01959E