A selection of latest publications A selection of latest publications

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

Cyclometallated Au(III) dithiocarbamate complexes: synthesis, anticancer
evaluation and mechanistic studies
. (2018)
Williams, M., Bertrand, B., Hughes, D. L., Waller, Z. A. E., Schmidt, C., Ott, I., O'Connell, M. A., Searcey, M. & Bochmann, M.
DOI: 10.1039/C8MT00225H

Acridine-decorated cyclometallated gold(III) complexes: synthesis and
anti-tumour investigations
. (2018)
Williams, M. R. M., Bertrand, B., Fernandez-Cestau, J., Waller, Z. A. E., O'Connell, M. A., Searcey, M. & Bochmann, M.
Dalton Transactions.
DOI: 10.1039/c8dt02507j

Discovery of small molecule WWP2 ubiquitin ligase inhibitors. (2018)
Watt, J., Hughes, G.,Walpole, S., Monaco, S.,Stephenson, G. R., Bulman
Page, P., Hemmings, A.,Angulo, J. & Chantry, A.
Chem. Eur J.
DOI: 10.1002/chem.201804169

EPR spectroscopy and molecular dynamics modelling: a combined approach to study liquid crystals. (2018)
Oganesyan, V. S.
Liquid Crystals.
DOI: 10.1080/02678292.2018.1508767

A Fluorescent Probe Identifies Active Site Ligands of Inositol Pentakisphosphate 2- Kinase. (2018)
Whitfield, H., Gilmartin, M., Baker, K., Riley, A. M., Godage, H. Y., Potter, B. V. L., Hemmings, A. M. & Brearley, C. A.
Journal of Medicinal Chemistry.
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jmedchem.8b01022.

Symmetries, Conserved Properties, Tensor Representations, and Irreducible Forms in Molecular Quantum Electrodynamics. (2018)
Andrews, D. L.
Symmetry. 10, 7, 298
DOI: 10.3390/sym10070298

Efficient Vacuum-Processed Light-Emitting Diodes Based on Carbene-Metal-Amides. (2018)
Conaghan, P. J., Menke, S. M., Romanov, A. S., Jones, S. T. E., Pearson, A. J., Evans, E. W., Bochmann, M., Greenham, N. C. & Credgington, D.
Advanced Materials. 30, 35, 1802285
DOI: 10.1002/adma.201802285

Unusual Nucleophilic Addition of Grignard Reagents in the Synthesis of 4-Amino-pyrimidines. (2018)
Tinson, R. A. J., Hughes, D. L., Ward, L. & Stephenson, G. R.
ACS Omega. 3, 8, p. 8937-8944 8 p.
DOI: 10.1021/acsomega.8b01137

Calabrese, V., da Silva, M. A., Schmitt, J., Muñoz- Garcia, J. C., Gabrielli, V., Scott, J. L., Angulo, J., Khimyak, Y. Z. & Edler, K. J.
Surfactant controlled zwitterionic cellulose nanofibril dispersions. (2018)
Soft Matter.
DOI: 10.1039/C8SM00752G

Alea-Reyes, ME, Penon, O, García Calavia, P, Marín, MJ, Russell, DA & Pérez-García, L.
Synthesis and in vitro phototoxicity of multifunctional Zn(II)meso-tetrakis(4-carboxyphenyl)porphyrin-coated gold nanoparticles assembled via axial coordination with imidazole ligands. 2018
Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, vol 521, pp. 81-90.
DOI: 10.1016/j.jcis.2018.03.014

Currie, L, Rocchigiani, L, Hughes, DL & Bochmann, M.
Carbon-sulfur bond formation by reductive elimination of gold(III) thiolates2018
Dalton Transactions, vol 47, no. 18, pp. 6333-6343.
DOI: 10.1039/C8DT00906F

Cooper, L, Alonso, JM, 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. 2018
Chemistry - A European Journal, vol 24, no. 23, pp. 6105-6114.
DOI: 10.1002/chem.201705417

Jenner, LP & Butt, JN.
Electrochemistry of surface-confined enzymes: Inspiration, insight and opportunity for sustainable biotechnology. 2018
Current Opinion in Electrochemistry.
DOI: 10.1016/j.coelec.2018.03.021

Abdelhamid, MAS, Fábián, L, MacDonald,CJ, Cheesman, MR, Gates, AJ & Waller, ZAE.
Redox-dependent control of i-Motif DNA structure using copper cations2018
Nucleic Acids Research.
DOI: 10.1093/nar/gky390

Conaghan, P. J., Menke, S. M., Romanov, A. S., Jones, S. T. E., Pearson, A. J., Evans, E. W., Bochmann, M., Greenham, N. C. & Credgington, D.
Efficient Vacuum-Processed Light-Emitting Diodes Based on Carbene-Metal-Amides. 2018
Advanced Materials.
DOI: 10.1002/adma.201802285

Bochmann, M., Chambrier, I., Rocchigiani, L., Hughes, D. L. & Budzelaar, P. H. M.
Thermally stable gold(III) alkene and alkyne complexes: Synthesis, structures, and assessment of the transinfluence on gold-ligand bond enthalpies2018
Chemistry - A European Journal.
DOI: 10.1002/chem.201802160

Nasereddin, J. M., Wellner, N., Alhijjaj, M., Belton, P. & Qi, S.
Development of a Simple Mechanical Screening Method for Predicting the Feedability of a Pharmaceutical FDM 3D Printing Filament2018
Pharmaceutical Research. 35, 8, 151
DOI: 10.1007/s11095-018-2432-3.

Catte, A, Wilson, MR, Walker, M & Oganesyan, VS.
Antimicrobial action of the cationic peptide, chrysophsin-3: a coarsegrained molecular dynamics study. 2018
Soft Matter, vol 14, no. 15, pp. 2796-2807.
DOI: 10.1039/C7SM02152F

Oganesyan, V. S., Catte, A., White, G. & Wilson, M. 
Direct prediction of EPR spectra from lipid bilayers – a route to understanding structure and dynamics in biological membranes2018
DOI: 10.1002/cphc.201800386

Rocchigiani, L., Fernandez-Cestau, J., Chambrier, I., Hrobárik, P. & Bochmann, M
Unlocking Structural Diversity in Gold(III) Hydrides: Unexpected Inter-play of cis / trans-Influence on Stability, Insertion Chemistry and NMR Chemical Shifts. 2018
J Am Chem Soc; 140(26): 8287–8302.
DOI: 10.1021/jacs.8b04478

Wang, Q. & Chao, Y.
Multifunctional quantum dots and liposome complexes in drug delivery2018
Journal of Biomedical Research. 32, 2, p. 91-106
DOI:  10.7555/JBR.31.20160146

Ashworth, S. H.
Telescopes: a very short introduction2018
Contemporary Physics. 59, 2, p. 215-216 2 p.
DOI: 10.1080/00107514.2018.1448449

Nasereddin, J., Belton, P. & Qi, S.
Investigation of the mechanical properties of hot-melt extruded filaments for pharmaceutical applications of FDM2018
DOI: 10.4172/0976-4860-C1-002

Hall, CR, Browne, WR, Feringa, BL & Meech, SR.
Mapping the Excited-State Potential Energy Surface of a Photomolecular Motor. 2018
Angewandte Chemie International Edition, vol 57, no. 21, pp. 6203-6207.
DOI: 10.1002/anie.201802126

Bochmann, M, Bertrand, B & Williams, MRM.
Gold(III) Complexes for Anti-tumour Applications: an Overview2018
Chemistry - A European Journal.
DOI: 10.1002/chem.201800981

Laptenok, SP, Gil, AA, Hall, CR, Lukacs, A, Iuliano, JN, Jones, GA, Greetham, GM, Donaldson, P, Miyawaki, A, Tonge, PJ & Meech, SR.
Infrared spectroscopy reveals multi-step multi-timescale photoactivation in the photoconvertible protein archetype dronpa2018
Nature Chemistry.
DOI: 10.1038/s41557-018-0073-0

Adinolfi, S, Puglisi, R, Crack, J, Iannuzzi, C, Dal Piaz, F, Konarev, PV, Svergun, DI, Martin, S, Le Brun, NE & Pastore, A
The Molecular Bases of the Dual Regulation of Bacterial Iron Sulfur Cluster Biogenesis by CyaY and IscX2018 
Frontiers in Molecular Biosciences, vol 4, 97.
DOI: 10.3389/fmolb.2017.00097

Alonso, JM & Muñoz, MP
Heterobimetallic Catalysis: Platinum-Gold-Catalyzed Tandem Cyclization/C-X Coupling Reaction of (Hetero)Arylallenes with Nucleophiles2018
Angewandte Chemie International Edition, vol 57, no. 17, pp. 4742-4746.
DOI: 10.1002/anie.201800670

Alonso, JM & Muñoz, MP
Evidence of Hybrid Homogeneous–Heterogeneous Catalysis in a Pt/Au Heterobimetallic System2018
ChemCatChem, vol 10, no. 12, pp. 2646-2654.
DOI: 10.1002/cctc.201800076

Andrews, DL, Jones, GA, Salam, A & Woolley , RG
Perspective: Quantum Hamiltonians for optical interactions2018
The Journal of Chemical Physics, vol 148, no. 4, 040901.
DOI: 10.1063/1.5018399

Andrews, DL
Quantum formulation for nanoscale optical and material chirality: symmetry issues, space and time parity, and observables2018
Journal of Optics, vol 20, no. 3, 033003.
DOI: 10.1088/2040-8986/aaaa56

Benoît, B, O'Connell, MA, Waller, ZAE & Bochmann, M
A gold(III) pincer ligand scaffold for the synthesis of binuclear and bioconjugated complexes: synthesis and anticancer potential. 2018
Chemistry - A European Journal, vol 24, no. 14, pp. 3613–3622.
DOI: 10.1002/chem.201705902

Conyard, J, Heisler, IA, Chan, Y, Bulman Page, P, Meech, SR & Blancafort, L
A New Twist in the Photophysics of the GFP Chromophore: A Volume-Conserving Molecular Torsion Couple2018
Chemical Science, vol 9, no. 7, pp. 1803-1812.
DOI: 10.1039/C7SC04091A

Crack, JC, Hamilton, CJ & Le Brun, NE
Mass spectrometric detection of iron nitrosyls, sulfide oxidation and mycothiolation during nitrosylation of the NO sensor [4Fe-4S] NsrR2018
Chemical Communications, vol 54, no. 47, pp. 5992-5995.
DOI: 10.1039/c8cc01339j

Garcia Calavia, P, Marin , MJ, Chambrier, I Cook, MJ & Russell, DA.
Towards optimisation of surface enhanced photodynamic therapy of breast cancer cells using gold nanoparticle-photosensitiser conjugates. 2018
Photochemical & Photobiological Sciences, vol 17, no. 3, pp. 281-289.

García Calavia, P, Chambrier, I, Cook, MJ, Haines, AH, Field, RA & Russell, DA.
Targeted photodynamic therapy of breast cancer cells using lactose-phthalocyanine functionalized gold nanoparticles.
Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, vol 512, pp. 249-259.
DOI: 10.1016/j.jcis.2017.10.030

Edwards, MJ, White, GF, Lockwood, CW, Lawes, MC, Martel, A, Harris, G, Scott, DJ, Richardson, DJ, Butt, JN & Clarke, TA
Structural modeling of an outer membrane electron conduit from a metal-reducing bacterium suggests electron transfer via periplasmic redox partners. 2018 
Journal of Biological Chemistry, vol 293, no. 21, pp. 8103-8112.
DOI: 10.1074/jbc.RA118.001850

Hernaez, M, Mayes, AG & Melendi-Espina, S
Graphene Oxide in Lossy Mode Resonance-Based Optical Fiber Sensors for Ethanol Detection2018
Sensors, vol 18, no. 1, 58.
DOI: 10.3390/s18010058

Jiménez Tejada, JA, Lopez-Varo, P, Chaure, NB, Chambrier, I, Cammidge, AN, Cook, MJ, Jafari-Fini, A & Ray, AK
Organic thin film transistors using a liquid crystalline palladium phthalocyanine as active layer2018
Journal of Applied Physics, vol 123, no. 11, 115501.
DOI: 10.1063/1.5017472

Jones, GA & Grinter, R
The plane-and spherical-wave descriptions of electromagnetic radiation: A comparison and discussion of their relative merits2018
European Journal of Physics, vol 39, 053001.
DOI: 10.1088/1361-6404/aac366

Matthews, S, Cecioni, S, O'Brien, J, MacDonald, C, Hughes, D, Jones, G, Ashworth, S & Vidal, S
Fixing the conformation of calix[4]arenes: When are three carbons not enough?  2018
Chemistry - A European Journal, vol 24, no. 17, pp. 4436-4444.
DOI: 10.1002/chem.201705955

Pintus, A & Bochmann, M.
Radicalinitiated alkene hydroauration as a route to gold(III) alkyls: an experimental and computational study2018
RSC Advances, vol 8, no. 5, pp. 2795-2803.
DOI: 10.1039/c7ra13481a

Prior, CC, Danilane, L & Oganesyan, VS.
All-atom Molecular Dynamics simulations of spin labelled double and single-strand DNA for EPR studies. 2018
Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, vol 20, no. 19, pp. 13461-13472.
DOI: 10.1039/C7CP08625C

Rocchigiani, L, Fernandez-Cestau, J, Budzelaar, PHM & Bochmann, M.
Reductive Elimination Leading to C-C Bond Formation in Gold(III) Complexes: A Mechanistic and Computational Study2018
Chemistry - A European Journal, vol 24, no. 35, pp. 8893-8903.
DOI: 10.1002/chem.201801277

Tipduangta, P, Takieddin, K, Fábián, L, Belton, P & Qi, S.
Towards controlling the crystallisation behaviour of fenofibrate melt: triggers of crystallisation and polymorphic transformation2018
RSC Advances, vol 8, no. 24, pp. 13513-13525.
DOI: 10.1039/C8RA01182F