School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering

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2017
28 Citations (Scopus)
132 Downloads (Pure)

Feedback Kinetics in Mechanochemistry: The Importance of Cohesive States

Hutchings, B., Crawford, D., Gao, L., Hu, P. & James, S., 27 Nov 2017, In : Angewandte Chemie International Edition. 56, 48, p. 15252–15256

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Feedback
Kinetics
Reaction rates
Ball mills
Rubber
6 Citations (Scopus)
122 Downloads (Pure)

Formation of Ketenimines via the Palladium-Catalyzed Decarboxylative π-Allylic Rearrangement of N-Alloc Ynamides

Alexander, J. R. & Cook, M. J., 20 Oct 2017, In : Organic Letters. 19, 21, p. 5822-5825 4 p.

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alkylation
Alkylation
Palladium
Sulfur
Amides
5 Citations (Scopus)
Surface structure
Catalysis
catalysis
Adsorption
adsorption
4 Citations (Scopus)
82 Downloads (Pure)

Functionalised solids delivering bioactive nitric oxide gas for therapeutic applications

Gregg, S., Yuan, Q., Morris, R. E. & Xiao*, B., 2017, In : Materials Today Communications. 12, p. 95-105

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Ginkgo biloba L. shells-based adsorbent for the removal of Cu2 + and Cd2 + from aqueous solution: Kinetics, isotherm, thermodynamics and mechanisms

Wang, Z., Shen, D., Shen, F., Wu, C. & Gu, S., 01 Sep 2017, In : Journal of Molecular Liquids. 241, p. 603-611 9 p.

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adsorbents
Adsorbents
Isotherms
isotherms
Thermodynamics
11 Citations (Scopus)
196 Downloads (Pure)

High dilution surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy for rapid determination of nicotine in e-liquids for electronic cigarettes

Itoh, N. & Bell, S. E. J., 21 Feb 2017, In : The Analyst. 142, p. 994-998 5 p.

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Nicotine
Raman Spectrum Analysis
Raman spectroscopy
Tobacco Products
Dilution
19 Citations (Scopus)

High-efficiency near-infrared enabled planar perovskite solar cells by embedding upconversion nanocrystals

Fan-Li Meng, Wu, JI-J., Zhao, E-F., Zheng, Y-Z., Huang, M-L., Dai, L-M., Tao, X. & Chen, J-F., 06 Nov 2017, In : Nanoscale. 9, 46, p. 18535-18545

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Perovskite
Nanocrystals
Infrared radiation
Ligands
Infrared absorption
15 Citations (Scopus)
202 Downloads (Pure)

Highly efficient triazine/carbazole-based host material for green phosphorescent organic light-emitting diodes with low efficiency roll-off

Hu, M., Liu, Y., Chen, Y., Song, W., Gao, L., Mu, H., Huang, J. & Su, J., 2017, In : RSC Advances. 7, 12, p. 7287-7292 6 p.

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Triazines
Organic light emitting diodes (OLED)
Electroluminescence
Quantum efficiency
Electron energy levels
4 Citations (Scopus)
163 Downloads (Pure)

How is Charge Transport Different in Ionic Liquids? : Effect of High Pressure

Wojnarowska, Z., Thoms, E., Blanchard, B., Tripathy, S. N., Goodrich, P., Jacquemin, J., Knapik, J. & Paluch, M., 26 Apr 2017, In : Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys..

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Ionic Liquids
Charge transfer
Transport properties
Ionic conductivity
liquids
2 Citations (Scopus)
118 Downloads (Pure)

Impact of Ionic Liquids on Silver Thermoplastic Composite Membrane Polyurethane for Propane/Propylene Separation

Wang, Y., Yong Goh, T., Goodrich, P., Atilhan, M., Khraisheh, M., Rooney, D., Thompson, J. & Jacquemin, J., 17 May 2017, In : Arabian Journal of Chemistry.

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Ionic Liquids
Propane
Polyurethanes
Composite membranes
Silver
4 Citations (Scopus)
149 Downloads (Pure)

Improving the crystallinity and magnetocaloric effect of the perovskite La0.65Sr0.35MnO3 using microwave irradiation

McBride, K., Bennington-Gray, S., Cook, J., Stella, L., Felton, S. & Poulidi, D., Jun 2017, In : CrystEngComm. 19, p. 3776-3791

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Magnetocaloric effects
Microwave irradiation
Perovskite
crystallinity
Microwaves
18 Citations (Scopus)
149 Downloads (Pure)

Influence of Fluorination on the Solubilities of Carbon Dioxide, Ethane, and Nitrogen in 1‑n‑Fluoro-alkyl-3-methylimidazolium Bis(n‑fluoroalkylsulfonyl)amide Ionic Liquids

Almantariotis, D., Pensado, A. S., Gunaratne, H. Q. N., Hardacre, C., Padua, A. A. H., Coxam, J-Y. & Gomes, M. F. C., 2017, In : Journal of Physical Chemistry B. 121, 2, p. 426-436 11 p.

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Fluorination
Ethane
Amides
Ionic liquids
Carbon dioxide
8 Citations (Scopus)
147 Downloads (Pure)

Insights into the Mechanism of Action of the Two-Peptide Lantibiotic Lacticin 3147

Bakhtiary, A., Cochrane, S. A., Mercier, P., McKay, R. T., Miskolzie, M., Sit, C. S. & Vederas, J. C., 13 Dec 2017, In : Journal of the American Chemical Society. 139, 49, p. 17803–17810

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Bacteriocins
Lipids
Peptides
Calorimetry
Peptidoglycan
2 Citations (Scopus)
269 Downloads (Pure)

In Situ ATR-FTIR Investigation of the Effects of H2O and D2O Adsorption on the TiO2 Surface

Belhadj, H., Al Salka, Y., Robertson, P. K. J. & Bahnemann, D., 01 Jan 2017, In : ECS Transactions. 75, 50, p. 101-113 13 p.

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Adsorption
Ethanol
Irradiation
Molecular oxygen
Hydrophilicity
16 Citations (Scopus)
428 Downloads (Pure)

Intensifying Multiphase Reactions and Reactors: Strategies and Examples

Utikar, R. P. & Ranade, V. V., 15 Feb 2017, In : ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering.

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Productivity
Process engineering
Chemical engineering
Microfluidics
Industry
12 Citations (Scopus)
490 Downloads (Pure)
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Carbonates
Neutron scattering
glycerols
propylene
Glycerol
3 Citations (Scopus)

Ionic Liquid-Liquid Separations Using Countercurrent Chromatography A New General-Purpose Separation Methodology

Brown, L., Earle, M. J., Gîlea, M. A., Plechkova, N. V. & Seddon, K. R., 25 May 2017, In : Australian Journal of Chemistry. 70, 8, p. 923-932

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Ionic Liquids
Chromatography
Liquids
Alkanes
Alkenes
5 Citations (Scopus)
217 Downloads (Pure)

Ionic liquids that form adducts with alcohols

Gunaratne, H. Q. N., McCarron, P. & Seddon, K. R., 2017, In : Green Chemistry. 19, 3, p. 614-618 5 p.

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Ionic Liquids
Ionic liquids
alcohol
Alcohols
ketone
17 Citations (Scopus)
148 Downloads (Pure)

Isobaric and Isochoric Heat Capacities of Imidazolium-Based and Pyrrolidinium-Based Ionic Liquids as Function of Temperature: Modeling of Isobaric Heat Capacity

Zorebski, E., Zorębski, M., Dzida, M., Goodrich, P. & Jacquemin, J., 01 Feb 2017, In : Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research.

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Ionic Liquids
Ionic liquids
Specific heat
Imides
Acoustic wave velocity
14 Citations (Scopus)
rhodamine B
Oligochaeta
Biosorption
Manure
Manures
7 Citations (Scopus)
265 Downloads (Pure)

Kinetics of reduction of a Resazurin-based photocatalytic activity ink

Mills, A., Wells, N., MacKenzie, J. & MacDonald, G., 01 Mar 2017, In : Catalysis Today. 281, 1, p. 14-20

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Ink
Photocatalysts
Thermodynamic properties
Kinetics
Film thickness
2 Citations (Scopus)
279 Downloads (Pure)

LCST-phase behavior and complexation with water of an ionic liquid incorporating the 5-phenyltetrazolate anion

Moura, L., Brown, L. C., Blesic, M. & Holbrey, J. D., 06 Dec 2017, In : ChemPhysChem. 18, 23, p. 3384-3389 6 p.

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Ionic Liquids
Phase behavior
Complexation
Anions
anions
11 Citations (Scopus)
134 Downloads (Pure)

Life cycle environmental impacts of substituting food wastes for traditional anaerobic digestion feedstocks

Curry, R., Pérez Camacho, M. N. & Cromie, T., 29 Dec 2017, In : Waste Management. p. 1-16

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Anaerobic digestion
Feedstocks
Environmental impact
Life cycle
environmental impact
2 Citations (Scopus)
147 Downloads (Pure)

Light-Driven Generation of Chlorine and Hydrogen from Brine Using Highly Selective Ru/Ti Oxide Redox Catalysts

McCafferty, L., O'Rourke, C., Mills, A., Kafizas, A., Parkin, I. P. & Darr, J. A., 2017, In : Sustainable Energy & Fuels. 1, 2, p. 254-257

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Chlorine
Ruthenium
Hydrogen
Catalysts
Oxides
6 Citations (Scopus)
110 Downloads (Pure)

Lighting-up Protein-Ligand Interactions with Fluorescent PET (Photoinduced Electron Transfer) Sensor Designs

McLaughlin, B., de Silva, A. P., Wright, G. D., Daly, B. & Surender, E. M., 27 Nov 2017, In : Chemical Communications. 5 p.

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Avidin
Bovine Serum Albumin
Lighting
Fluorescence
Ligands
8 Citations (Scopus)
87 Downloads (Pure)

Liquid coordination complexes of Lewis acidic metal chlorides: Lewis acidity and insights into speciation

Hogg, J., Brown, L., Matuszek, K., Latos, P., Chrobok, A. & Swadzba-Kwasny, M., 21 Jul 2017, In : Dalton Transactions. 99, p. 2071-2085

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Coordination Complexes
Acidity
Chlorides
Metals
Liquids
10 Citations (Scopus)
188 Downloads (Pure)

Liquid–Liquid Equilibria of Ionic Liquids–Water–Acetic Acid Mixtures

Wang, S., Liu, J., Hembre, R., Barnicki, S., Goodrich, P., Hughes, T-L., Rooney, D. W., Sink, C., Jacquemin, J. & Hardacre, C., 11 Jan 2017, In : Journal of Chemical and Engineering Data. 12 p.

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Ionic Liquids
Ionic liquids
Acetic Acid
Acids
Acetic acid
11 Citations (Scopus)

Low cost earthworm manure-derived carbon material for the adsorption of Cu2+ from aqueous solution: Impact of pyrolysis temperature

Zhou, B., Wang, Z., Shen, D., Shen, F., Wu, C. & Xiao, R., 01 Jan 2017, In : Ecological Engineering. 98, p. 189-195

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Manures
earthworm
pyrolysis
manure
Pyrolysis
11 Citations (Scopus)
152 Downloads (Pure)
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Ionic Liquids
Ionic liquids
Hydrogen bonds
Gels
gel
3 Citations (Scopus)
219 Downloads (Pure)

Low Temperature Gamma Sterilisation of a Bioresorbable Polymer, PLGA

Davison, L., Themistou, E., Buchanan, F. & Cunningham, E., 13 Sep 2017, In : Radiation Physics and Chemistry. p. 1-9

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polymers
irradiation
nitrogen
glass transition temperature
cleavage
2 Citations (Scopus)
90 Downloads (Pure)

Low temperature selective catalytic reduction using molding catalysts Mn-Ce/FA and Mn-Ce/FA-30%TiO2

Gou, X., Wang, Y., Wu, C., Liu, S., Zhao, D., Li, Y. & Iram, S., 08 Dec 2017, In : Energies. 10, 12, p. 1-14 2084.

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Selective catalytic reduction
Molding
TiO2
Catalyst
Fly ash
7 Citations (Scopus)
208 Downloads (Pure)

Manufacturing of novel low-cost adsorbent: Co-granulation of limestone and coffee waste

Iakovleva, E., Sillanpaa, M., Maydannik, P., Liu, J. T., Allen, S., Albadarin, A. B. & Mangwandi, C., 15 May 2017, In : Journal of Environmental Management.

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Coffee
Granulation
coffee
Limestone
Adsorbents
120 Citations (Scopus)
386 Downloads (Pure)

Mechanical properties of atomically thin boron nitride and the role of interlayer interactions

Falin, A., Cai, Q., Santos, E. J. G., Scullion, D., Qian, D., Zhang, R., Yang, Z., Huang, S., Watanabe, K., Taniguchi, T., Barnett, M. R., Chen, Y., Ruoff, R. S. & Hua Li, L., 22 Jun 2017, In : Nature Communications. 8, 15815 .

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boron nitrides
Graphite
Nanosheets
interlayers
mechanical properties
25 Citations (Scopus)
124 Downloads (Pure)

Mechanism analysis of tartrazine biosorption onto masau stones; a low cost by-product from semi-arid regions

Albadarin, A., Charara, M., Tarboush, B. J. A., Walker, G., Kurniawan, T. A., Ahmad, M., Naushad, M. & Mangwandi, C., Sep 2017, In : Journal of Molecular Liquids. 242, p. 478-483

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Tartrazine
Arid regions
Biosorption
semiarid region
Byproducts
12 Citations (Scopus)
221 Downloads (Pure)

Mechanism of Catalytic Oxidation of Styrenes with Hydrogen Peroxide in the Presence of Cationic Palladium(II) Complexes

Walker, K., Dornan, L., Zare, R., Waymouth, R. & Muldoon, M., 29 Aug 2017, In : Journal of the American Chemical Society.

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Styrenes
Catalytic oxidation
Palladium
Hydrogen peroxide
Hydrogen Peroxide
16 Citations (Scopus)
134 Downloads (Pure)

Mechanisms of Simultaneous Hydrogen Production and Formaldehyde Oxidation in H2O and D2O over Platinized TiO2

Belhadj, H., Hamid, S., Robertson, P. K. J. & Bahnemann, D. W., 2017, In : ACS Catalysis. 7, p. 4753-4758

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Hydrogen production
Formaldehyde
Oxidation
Hydrogen
formic acid
34 Citations (Scopus)

Mechanoenzymatic peptide and amide bond formation

Hernández, J. G., Ardila-Fierro, K. J., Crawford, D., James, S. & Bolm, C., 02 May 2017, In : Green Chemistry. 19, 11, p. 2620-2625

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Dipeptides
Amides
peptide
Peptides
Papain
27 Citations (Scopus)

Methanation of syngas (H2/CO) over the different Ni-based catalysts

Cheng, C., Shen, D., Xiao, R. & Wu, C., 01 Feb 2017, In : Fuel. 189, p. 419-427 9 p.

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Methanation
Carbon Monoxide
Catalysts
Catalyst supports
Coke
3 Citations (Scopus)
172 Downloads (Pure)

Mixing Regime Simulation and Cellulose Particle Tracing in a Stacked Frame Photocatalytic Reactor

Nagarajan, S., Stella, L., Lawton, L. A., Irvine, J. T. S. & Robertson, P. K. J., 01 Apr 2017, In : Chemical Engineering Journal. 313, p. 301-308 8 p.

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Cellulose
cellulose
Photocatalysis
simulation
catalyst
1 Citation (Scopus)
267 Downloads (Pure)

Modeling G-L-L-S Reactor: A Case of Hydrogenation of Nitrobenzene

Sharma, D. V., Patwardhan, A. W. & Ranade, V. V., 15 Feb 2017, In : Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research. 56, 6, p. 1404-1415 12 p.

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1 Citation (Scopus)

Modeling the Vapor–Liquid Equilibria of Ionic Liquids Containing Perfume Raw Materials

Cetti, J., Eike, D., Ferrero Vallana, F. M., Gunaratne, H. Q. N., Holland, L. A. M., Vaca Puga, A., Seddon, K. & Todini, O., 14 Aug 2017, In : Journal of Chemical and Engineering Data. 62, 9, p. 2787–2798 12 p.

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Fragrances
Ionic Liquids
Ionic liquids
Raw materials
Consumer products
7 Citations (Scopus)
134 Downloads (Pure)

Multifunctional anthraquinone-based sensors: UV, O2and time

Khankaew, S., Mills, A., Yusufu, D., Wells, N., Hodgen, S., Boonsupthip, W. & Suppakul, P., Jan 2017, In : SENSORS AND ACTUATORS B-CHEMICAL. 238, p. 76-82 7 p.

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Anthraquinones
anthraquinones
Coloring Agents
Dyes
sensors
3 Citations (Scopus)
156 Downloads (Pure)

New Insights into PI3K Inhibitor Design using X-ray Structures of PI3Kα Complexed with a Potent Lead Compound

Yang, X., Zhang, X., Huang, M., Song, K., Li, X., Huang, M., Meng, L. & Zhang, J., 06 Nov 2017, In : Scientific Reports. 7, p. 1-7 14572.

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Lead compounds
Phosphatidylinositol 3-Kinases
X rays
Phosphatidylinositol 3-Kinase
X ray crystallography
6 Citations (Scopus)
175 Downloads (Pure)

New method based on the UNIFAC-VISCO model for the estimation of dynamic viscosity of (ionic liquid + molecular solvent) binary mixtures

Zhao, N. & Jacquemin, J., 15 Oct 2017, In : Fluid Phase Equilibria. 449, p. 41-51 11 p.

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Ionic Liquids
Binary mixtures
Ionic liquids
binary mixtures
Viscosity
3 Citations (Scopus)
660 Downloads (Pure)

Non-Thermal Plasma Activated deNOx Catalysis

Gholami, R., Stere, C. E., Goguet, A. & Hardacre, C., 24 Nov 2017, In : Philosophical Transactions of The Royal Society A-Mathematical Physical and Engineering Sciences.

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Catalysis
Catalyst
catalysis
Plasma
Plasmas
24 Citations (Scopus)
101 Downloads (Pure)

Non-Thermal Plasma Activation of Gold-based Catalysts for Low Temperature Water Gas Shift

Stere, C., Anderson, J., Chansai, S., Delgado, J. J., Goguet, A., Graham, W., Hardacre, C., Taylor, R., Tu, X., Wang, Z. & Yang, H., 08 May 2017, In : Angewandte Chemie International Edition. 56, 20, p. 5579-5583

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Water gas shift
Gold
Chemical activation
Plasmas
Catalysts
128 Downloads (Pure)

Novel Demonstration of Heterogeneous Redox Catalysis Using a Rotating Pencil Lead

Mills, A., Andrews, R., O'Rourke, C. & Hitchman, M., 01 Aug 2017, In : Journal Of Laboratry Chemical Education. 5, 4, p. 86-93 8 p.

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Catalysis
Demonstrations
Chlorine
Ions
Powders
158 Downloads (Pure)

Novel pH-Based Photocatalyst Activity Indicator Hydrogel Film (Hpaii)

Mills, A. & Hawthorne, D., 01 Sep 2017, In : Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology A: Chemistry. 346, p. 390-395

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Photocatalysts
Hydrogels
gels
Hydrogel
Tile
11 Citations (Scopus)
355 Downloads (Pure)

Novel temperature-activated, humidity-sensitive optical sensor

Mills, A., Hawthorne, D., Burns, L. & Hazafy, D., Mar 2017, In : SENSORS AND ACTUATORS B-CHEMICAL. p. 1009-1015 7 p.

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Methylene Blue
methylene blue
Optical sensors
optical measuring instruments
humidity
3 Citations (Scopus)
210 Downloads (Pure)

Nucleophilic displacement reactions of 5′-derivatised nucleosides in a vibration ball mill

Eguaogie, O., Conlon, P. F., Ravalico, F., Sweet, J., Elder, T. B., Conway, L. P., Lennon, M. E., Hodgson, D. R. W. & Vyle, J. S., 13 Jan 2017, In : Beilstein Journal of Organic Chemistry. 13, p. 87–92 6 p.

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Ball mills
Nucleosides
Salts
Purine Nucleosides
Cyclization