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Solid-phase synthesis and structural characterisation of phosphoroselenolate-modified DNA: a backbone analogue which does not impose conformational bias and facilitates SAD X-ray crystallography

Conlon, P., Eguaogie, O., Wilson, J., Sweet, J., Steinhoegl, J., Englert, K., Hancox, O., Law, C., Allman, S., Tucker, J. H. R., Hall, J. & Vyle, J., 11 Oct 2019, In : Chemical Science. 12 p., DOI: 10.1039/C9SC04098F.

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X ray crystallography
Dimers
Organophosphonates
Oligodeoxyribonucleotides
DNA
Neutron Diffraction
Ionic Liquids
Propane
imides
Neutron diffraction

Star polymers with acid-labile diacetal-based cores synthesized by aqueous RAFT polymerization for intracellular DNA delivery

Gibson, T. J., Smyth, P., Semsarilar, M., McCann, A. P., McDaid, W. J., Johnston, M. C., Scott, C. J. & Themistou, E., 05 Jul 2019, In : Polymer Chemistry. 11, 2, p. 344-357 14 p.

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Polymerization
Stars
Polymers
DNA
Acids
4 Citations (Scopus)

Stereodivergent Protein Engineering of a Lipase to Access All Possible Stereoisomers of Chiral Esters with Two Stereo-centers

Wu, J., Cen, Y., Singh, W., Fan, J., Wu, L., Lin, X., Zhou, J., Huang, M., Reetz, M. & Wu, Q., 26 Apr 2019, In : Journal of the American Chemical Society. 141, 19, p. 7934-7945 12 p.

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Protein Engineering
Stereoisomerism
Lipases
Lipase
Esters
3 Citations (Scopus)
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Structure Selectivity of Supported Pd nanoparticles for Catalytic NH3 Oxidation resolved using combined Operando Spectroscopy

Dann, E., Gibson, E., Blackmore, R., Catlow, R., Collier, P., Chutia, A., Eralp Erden, T., Hardacre, C., Kroner, A., Nachtegaal, M., Raj, A., Rogers, S., Taylor, R., Thompson, P., Tierney, G., Zeinalipour-Yazdi, C., Goguet, A. & Wells, P., 01 Feb 2019, In : Nature Catalysis. 2, p. 157–163

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Catalytic oxidation
Nanoparticles
Spectrum Analysis
Catalyst selectivity
Spectroscopy
9 Citations (Scopus)
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Sustaining metal-organic frameworks for water-gas shift catalysis by non-thermal plasma

Xu, S., Chansai, S., Stere, C., Inceesungvorn, B., Goguet, A., Wangkawong, K. W., Taylor, R., Al-Janabi, N., Hardacre, C., Martin, P. A. & Xiaolei, F., 14 Jan 2019, In : Nature Catalysis.

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Water gas shift
Catalysis
Gases
Metals
Plasmas
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Targeting triple-negative breast cancer cells using Dengue virus-mimicking pH-responsive framboidal triblock copolymer vesicles

Mable, C. J., Canton, I., Mykhaylyk, O. O., Ustbas Gul, B., Chambon, P., Themistou, E. & Armes, S. P., 14 May 2019, In : Chemical Science. 10, 18, p. 4811-4821

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Viruses
Block copolymers
Cells
Phosphorylcholine
Nanoparticles

Temperature sensitivity of the selective catalytic reduction (SCR) performance of Ce–TiO2 in the presence of SO2

Zhang, W., Liu, G., Jiang, J., Tan, Y., Wang, Q., Gong, C., Shen, D. & Wu, C., 22 Nov 2019, In : Chemosphere. 243, 9 p., 125419.

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Selective catalytic reduction
cerium
Cerium
sulfate
Temperature
2 Citations (Scopus)
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The Osteogenic Potential of Brown Seaweed Extracts

Walsh, P., McGrath, S., McKelvey, S., Ford, L., Sheldrake, G. & Clarke, S., 28 Feb 2019, In : Marine Drugs.

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Seaweed
Complex Mixtures
Ascophyllum
Laminaria
Bone Diseases

The Phosphorylation Mechanism of Mevalonate Diphosphate Decarboxylase, a QM/MM Study

McClory, J., Hui, C., Zhang, J. & Huang, M., 11 Dec 2019, In : Organic and Biomolecular Chemistry.

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pyrophosphomevalonate decarboxylase
diphosphates
phosphorylation
Phosphorylation
Mevalonic Acid
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The potential for polyphosphate cycling in Archaea and anaerobic polyphosphate formation in Methanosarcina mazei

Paula, F. S., Chin, J. P., Schnurer, A., Muller, B., Manesiotis, P., Waters, N., Macintosh, K. A., Quinn, J. P., Connolly, J., Abram, F., McGrath, J. W. & O'Flaherty, V., 19 Nov 2019, In : Scientific Reports. 9, 1, 12 p., 17101.

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Methanosarcina mazei
polyphosphates
Archaea
phosphates
starvation
Choline
Urea
Eutectics
Moisture
Thermodynamic properties
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Thermal Transformation of Birnessite (OL) Towards Highly Active Cryptomelane (OMS-2) Catalyst for Soot Oxidation

Jakubek, T., Hudy, C., Gryboś, J., Manyar, H. & Kotarba, A., 01 Aug 2019, In : Catalysis Letters. 149, 8, p. 2218-2225 8 p.

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Soot
Oxidation
Catalysts
Catalyst activity
Oxides

Thermogravimetric analysis of the effects of transition metals on the Co-pyrolysis of rice straw and polyethylene

Liu, G., Wang, Z., Shen, D., Wu, C. & Gu, S., 26 Sep 2019, In : BioResources. 14, 4, p. 9033-9053 21 p.

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Straw
transition element
Polyethylene
pyrolysis
straw

Total Synthesis of (±)-Englerin A and Its Tuncated Analogues

Reagan, C., Trevitt, G. & Tchabanenko, K., 01 Feb 2019, In : European Journal of Organic Chemistry. 2019, 5, p. 1027-1037 11 p.

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octanes
analogs
Biological Products
synthesis
Cycloaddition
3 Citations (Scopus)
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Tridecaptin-Inspired Antimicrobial Peptides with Activity Against Multidrug-Resistant Gram-Negative Bacteria

Ballantine, R., McCallion, C. E., Nassour, E., Tokajian, S. & Cochrane, S., 12 Mar 2019, In : Med Chem Commun. 10, 3, p. 484-487 4 p.

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Bacteria
Peptides
Isoleucine
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Derivatives
Raman spectroscopy
Proteins
Colloids
Agglomeration
Salts

Understanding supported noble metal catalysts using first-principles calculations

Rice, P. S. & Hu, P., 13 Nov 2019, In : Journal of Chemical Physics. 151, 18, 11 p., 180902.

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Precious metals
noble metals
Catalysis
catalysis
metal clusters
Carbon Nanotubes
Activated carbon
Chemical activation
Biomass
Iron
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remediation
heavy metal
food
silicate
sodium

Utilizing crude waste glycerol in the bio refinery: glycerol gels for in situ substrate delivery to whole cell biocatalysts.

Bothwell, K. M., Krasňan, V., Lorenzini, F., Rebros, M., Marr, A. C. & Marr, P. C., 09 May 2019, In : ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering.

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Biocatalysts
Glycerol
Gels
gel
substrate
3 Citations (Scopus)

Vaporization thermodynamics of ionic liquids with tetraalkylphosphonium cations

Zaitsau, D. H., Plechkova, N. & Verevkin, S. P., 01 Jan 2019, In : Journal of Chemical Thermodynamics. 130, p. 204-212

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Ionic Liquids
Vaporization
Ionic liquids
Cations
Enthalpy
3 Citations (Scopus)

Water-in-CO2 microemulsions stabilized by fluorinated cation-anion surfactant pairs

Sagisaka, M., Saito, T., Yoshizawa, A., Rogers, S. E., Guittard, F., Hill, C., Eastoe, J. & Blesic, M., 11 Feb 2019, In : Langmuir.

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Microemulsions
Surface-Active Agents
Anions
Cations
Surface active agents

When the functionalisation comes in useful: ionic liquids with a “sweet” appended moiety demonstrate drastically reduced toxicological effects

Billeci, F., D'Anna, F., Feroci, M., Cancemi, P., Feo, S., Forlino, A., Tonnelli, F., Seddon, K. R., Gunaratne, H. Q. N. & Plechkova, N. V., 23 Dec 2019, In : ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering.

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Ionic Liquids
Ionic liquids
Bearings (structural)
Hydroxyl Radical
Cations
3 Citations (Scopus)

“Top” or “Bottom” Switches of a Cyclohexanone Monooxygenase Controlling the Enantioselectivity of the Sandwiched Substrate

Hu, Y., Wang, J., Cen, Y., Zhang, H., Huang, M. & Wu, Q., 25 Jan 2019, In : Chemical Communications.

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Cyclohexanones
Enantioselectivity
Lactones
Switches
Derivatives
2018
15 Citations (Scopus)
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A comparison of choline:urea and choline:oxalic acid deep eutectic solvents at 338 K

Gilmore, M., Moura, L., Turner, A., Swadzba-Kwasny, M., Callear, S., McCune, J. A., Scherman, O. A. & Holbrey, J., 12 Feb 2018, In : Journal of Chemical Physics. 148, 10 p., 193823.

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Oxalic Acid
choline
oxalic acid
Choline
ureas
2 Citations (Scopus)
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A critical review of the factors available for the identification and determination of mānuka honey

Burns, D., Dillon, A., Warren, J. & Walker, M. J., 20 Jan 2018, In : Food Analytical Methods. p. 1-7

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Honey
honey
Labels
authenticity
sampling
4 Citations (Scopus)

Activity Trend for Low-Concentration NO Oxidation at Room Temperature on Rutile-Type Metal Oxides

Yuan, H., Chen, J., Wang, H. & Hu, P., 02 Nov 2018, In : ACS Catalysis. 8, 11, p. 10864-10870

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Oxides
Metals
Oxidation
Catalyst activity
Temperature
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Adams Metal Oxide Catalysts for Solar Driven Water Splitting

Browne, M. P., O'Rourke, C., Wells, N. & Mills, A., 12 Mar 2018, In : ChemPhotoChem. 2, 3, p. 293-299 7 p.

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Oxides
Metals
Electrodes
Catalysts
Water
7 Citations (Scopus)
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A highly active and synergistic Pt/Mo2C/Al2O3 catalyst for water-gas shift reaction

Osman, A. I., Abu-Dahrieh, J. K., Cherkasov, N., Fernandez-Garcia, J., Walker, D., Walton, R. I., Rooney, D. W. & Rebrov, E., Aug 2018, In : Molecular Catalysis. 455, p. 38-47

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Water gas shift
catalysts
Catalysts
shift
gases
13 Citations (Scopus)

A new insight into pure and water-saturated quaternary phosphonium-based carboxylate ionic liquids: Density, heat capacity, ionic conductivity, thermogravimetric analysis, thermal conductivity and viscosity

Oster, K., Goodrich, P., Jacquemin, J., Hardacre, C., Ribeiro, A. P. C. & Elsinawi, A., 01 Jun 2018, In : Journal of Chemical Thermodynamics. 121, p. 97-111 15 p.

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Ionic Liquids
Density of liquids
Ionic conductivity
Ionic liquids
carboxylates
1 Citation (Scopus)
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An integrated total neutron scattering - NMR approach for the study of heterogeneous catalysis

Leutzsch, M., Falkowska, M., Hughes, T-L., Sederman, A. J., Gladden, L. F., Mantle, M. D., Youngs, T. G. A., Bowron, D., Manyar, H. & Hardacre, C., 23 Aug 2018, In : Chemical Communications.

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Neutron scattering
Catalysis
Nuclear magnetic resonance
Multicarrier modulation
Benzene
2 Citations (Scopus)

Application of Al2O3 modified sulfate tailings (CaFe-Cake and SuFe) for efficient removal of cyanide ions from mine process water

Iakovleva, E., Sillanpää, M., Mangwandi, C., Albadarin, A., Maydannik, P., Khan, S., Srivastava, V., Kamwilaisak, K. & Wang, S., 15 Mar 2018, In : Minerals Engineering. 118, p. 24-32 9 p.

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Tailings
Cyanides
cyanide
tailings
Sulfates
3 Citations (Scopus)
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Imides
Ionic Liquids
imides
Neutron diffraction
neutron diffraction
3 Citations (Scopus)
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Are the Apo Proteins Suitable for the Rational Discovery of Allosteric Drugs

An, X., Lu, S., Song, K., Shen, Q., Huang, M., Yao, X., Liu, H. & Zhang, J., 07 Dec 2018, In : JOURNAL OF CHEMICAL INFORMATION AND MODELING. p. 1-30

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drug
Proteins
Modulators
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Ligands
25 Citations (Scopus)

A robust fuel cell operated on nearly dry methane at 500 °C enabled by synergistic thermal catalysis and electrocatalysis

Chen, Y., deGlee, B., Tang, Y., Wang, Z., Zhao, B., Wei, Y., Zhang, L., Yoo, S., Pei, K., Kim, J. H., Ding, Y., Hu, P., Tao, F. F. & Liu, M., 01 Dec 2018, In : Nature Energy. 3, 12, p. 1042-1050 9 p.

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Electrocatalysis
Methane
Solid oxide fuel cells (SOFC)
Catalysis
Fuel cells
5 Citations (Scopus)
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Assessing Photocatalytic Activity Using Methylene Blue without Dye Sensitisation

Lee, S-K., Mills, A. & Wells, N., 01 Sep 2018, In : Catalysis Today. 313, p. 211-217 7 p.

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Methylene Blue
Coloring Agents
Dyes
Photobleaching
Photocatalysts
1 Citation (Scopus)
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Solanum melongena
eggplants
engineering
drying
Food
2 Citations (Scopus)
11 Downloads (Pure)

Basic Ionic Liquid Gels for Catalysis: Application to the Hydrogen Borrowing Mediated Dehydration of 1,3-Propanediol.

Bothwell, K., Lorenzini, F., Mathers, E., Marr, P. & Marr, A., 24 Dec 2018, In : ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering.

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Ionic Liquids
catalysis
Dehydration
Ionic liquids
dehydration
4 Citations (Scopus)
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Batch to Continuous Photocatalytic Degradation of Phenol using TiO2 and Au-Pd nanoparticles supported on TiO2

Yilleng, M. T., Gimba, E. C., Ndukwe, G. I., Bugaje, I. M., Rooney, D. W. & Manyar, H. G., 01 Oct 2018, In : Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering. 6, 5, p. 6382-6389

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Phenol
Phenols
phenol
Nanoparticles
Degradation
3 Citations (Scopus)
38 Downloads (Pure)

Binary Alkoxide Ionic Liquids

McNeice, P., Marr, A. C., Marr, P. C., Earle, M. J. & Seddon, K. R., 25 Sep 2018, In : ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering.

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Ionic Liquids
Ionic liquids
Pyridine
condensation
Condensation
2 Citations (Scopus)
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Blueprints for the Next Generation of Bioinspired and Biomimetic Mineralised Composites for Bone Regeneration

Walsh, P., Matthew Julius, Clarke, S., Fee, K. & Buchanan, F., 20 Aug 2018, In : Marine Drugs. p. 288 14 p.

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Biomimetics
Bone Regeneration
Calcium Carbonate
Phytoplankton
Cell Wall
1 Citation (Scopus)

Carbon dioxide utilisation for the synthesis of unsymmetrical dialkyl and cyclic carbonates promoted by basic ionic liquids

Goodrich, P., Nimal Gunaratne, H. Q., Jin, L., Lei, Y. & Seddon, K. R., 14 Feb 2018, In : Australian Journal of Chemistry. 71, 3, p. 181-185 5 p.

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Ionic Liquids
Carbonates
Carbon Dioxide
Alcohols
Substrates
5 Citations (Scopus)
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Catalytic depolymerisation of suberin rich biomass with precious metal catalysts

McCallum, C. S., Strachan, N., Bennett, S. C., Forsythe, W. G., Garrett, M. D., Hardacre, C., Morgan, K. & Sheldrake, G. N., 21 Jun 2018, In : Green Chemistry. 20, 12, p. 2702-2705

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Depolymerization
precious metal
Precious metals
Biomass
catalyst
1 Citation (Scopus)
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CFD Modelling of Almond Drying in a Tray Dryer

Chilka, A. G. & Ranade, V. V., 05 Dec 2018, In : Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering . p. 1-13

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Drying
Computational fluid dynamics
Mass transfer
Heat transfer
Food processing
10 Citations (Scopus)
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Characterisation of Robust Combustion Catalyst from Aluminium Foil Waste

Osman, A. I., Abu-Dahrieh, J. K., McLaren, M., Laffir, F. & Rooney, D. W., 06 Feb 2018, In : ChemistrySelect.

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Aluminum foil
Catalysts
Natural gas vehicles
Catalytic converters
Methane
3 Citations (Scopus)
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C-H functionalisation of aldehydes using light generated, non-stabilised diazo compounds in flow

Dingwall, P., Greb, A., Crespin, L. N. S., Labes, R., Musio, B., Poh, J-S., Pasau, P., Blakemore, D. C. & Ley, S. V., 11 Sep 2018, In : Chemical Communications. p. 1-4

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Aldehydes
Photolysis
Ketones
Functional groups
Transition metals
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Combined use of geophysical and geochemical methods to assess areas of active, degrading and restored blanket bog

McAnallen, L., Doherty, R., Donohue, S., Kirmizakis, P. & Mendonça, C., 15 Apr 2018, In : Science of the Total Environment. 621, p. 762-771 10 p.

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blanket bog
geochemical method
geophysical method
Peat
peat
5 Citations (Scopus)
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Confinement Effects on the Benzene Orientational Structure

Falkowska, M., Bowron, D. T., Manyar, H., Youngs, T. G. A. & Hardacre, C., 16 Apr 2018, In : Angewandte Chemie - International Edition. 57, 17, p. 4565-4570 6 p.

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Benzene
Molecules
Liquids
Chemical reactivity
Multicarrier modulation