A selection of latest publications A selection of latest publications

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

The angular momentum of twisted light in anisotropic media: chiroptical interactions in
chiral and achiral materials
Forbes, K. A. & Andrews, D. L. 4 May 2018
Proceedings of SPIE. SPIE Press, Vol. 10672, 1067210
DOI: 10.1117/12.2305723

The plane-and spherical-wave descriptions of electromagnetic radiation: A comparison and discussion of their relative merits.
Jones, G. A. & Grinter, R. 9 May 2018
2018 In : European Journal of Physics.

Kitchen Chemistry: History and Development.
Ashworth, S. 9 May 2018
In: Chemistry in Action! 111, p. 29-35 6 p.

Redox-dependent control of i-Motif DNA structure using copper cations.
Abdelhamid, M. A. S., Fábián, L., MacDonald, C. J., Cheesman, M. R., Gates, A. J. & Waller, Z. A. E. 24 May 2018
In : Nucleic Acids Research.

Kitchen Chemistry: practical chemistry with simple equipment and readily available materials.
Ashworth, S. 16 May 2018
(Accepted/In press) In : African Journal of Chemical Education.

Chiroptical interactions between twisted light and chiral media.
Forbes, K. A. & Andrews, D. L. 22 Feb 2018
Proceedings of SPIE 10549, Complex Light and Optical Forces XII. SPIE Press, p. 1054915

Gold(III) Complexes for Antitumour Applications: an Overview.
Bochmann, M., Bertrand, B. & Williams, M. R. M. 25 Mar 2018
Chem. Eur. J.

Electrochemistry of Surface-Confined Enzymes: Inspiration, Insight and Opportunity for Sustainable Biotechnology.
Jenner, L. P. & Butt, J. N. 27 Mar 2018
Current Opinion in Electrochemistry.

Evidence of hybrid homoheterogeneous catalysis in a Pt/Au heterobimetallic system.
Alonso Gomez, J. & Muñoz, M.P. 24 Mar 2018

Heterobimetallic catalysis: Platinum-Gold-catalysed tandem cyclisation/C-X coupling reaction of (hetero)arylallenes with nucleophiles.
Alonso, J. M. & Muñoz, M. P. 1 Mar 2018
Angewandte Chemie International Edition.

Synthesis and in vitro phototoxicity of multifunctional Zn(II)meso-tetrakis(4- carboxyphenyl)porphyrin-coated gold nanoparticles assembled via axial coordination with imidazole ligands.
Alea-Reyes, M. E., Penon, O., García Calavia, P., Marín, M. J.,
Russell, D. A. & Pérez-García, L. 7 Mar 2018
J. Colloid and Interface Science, 521, p. 81-90

Interpreting angular momentum transfer between electromagnetic multipoles using vector spherical harmonics
R Grinter, GA Jones
Optics Letters 43 (3), 367-370, 2018

Perspective: Quantum Hamiltonians for optical interactions
DL Andrews, GA Jones, A Salam, RG Woolley
J. Chem Phys 148 (4), 040901, 2018

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