UCD School of Chemistry & Chemical Biology

'Focus on pathogens'. Image by Ms. Yvonne Abbott.

'Focus on pathogens'. Image by Ms. Yvonne Abbott.

UCD School of Chemistry & Chemical Biology - Research Publications 2009/10

Below is the list of research publications for the UCD School of Chemistry & Chemical Biology in the academic year 2009/10

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Book Chapters
Dr Francesca Paradisi
Engel, P.C and Paradisi, F. (2010) 'Novel enzymes for biotransformation and resolution of alpha-amino acids' In: J.C Vederas (eds). Comprehensive Natural Product 2 Chemistry and Biology. Oxford: Elsevier.  
Conway,P. and Paradisi, F. and Engel, P.C. (2010) 'Synthesis of substituted derivatives of L-phenylalanine and of other non-natural L-amino acids using engineered mutants of phenylalanine dehydrogenase' In: John Whittal & Peter W. Sutton (eds). Practical Methods in Biocatalysis and Biotransformations. Oxford: John Wiley.  
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Peer Reviewed Journals
Professor Martin Albrecht
J. A. Kitchen, C. Gandolfi, M. Albrecht, G. N. Jameson, J. L. Talloon, S. Brooker (2010) 'The Tail that Wags the Dog: Room-Temperature Spin Crossover and Langmuir-Blodgett Film Formation of an Iron(II) Triazole Complex Featuring a Long Alkyl Chain Substituent'. Chemical Communications, 46 :6464-6466.  
L. Mercs, M. Albrecht (2010) 'Beyond Catalysis: N-Heterocyclic Carbene Complexes as Components for Medicinal, Luminescent, and Functional Materials Applications'. Chemical Society Reviews, 39 :1903-1912.  
C. Gandolfi, N. Miyashita, D. G. Kurth, P. N. Martinho, G. G. Morgan, M. Albrecht (2010) 'Organization of Spin- and Redox-Labile Metal Ceners into Langmuir and Langmuir-blodgett Films'. Dalton Transactions, 39 :4508-4516.  
P. N. Martinho, C. J. Harding, H. Müller-Bunz, M. Albrecht, G. G. Morgan (2010) 'Tuning Spin Crossover in Amphiphilic Iron(III) Complexes'. European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry, :675-679.  
N. G. White, H. L. C. Feltham, C. Gandolfi, M. Albrecht, S. Brooker (2010) 'Towards Langmuir-Blodgett Films of Magnetically Interesting Materials: Solution High Spin/Low Spin Equilibrium in Ambiphilic Iron(II) Complexes of a Triazole-Containing Ligand'. Dalton Transactions, 39 :3751-3758.  
Schuster, O,Mercs, L,Albrecht, M (2010) 'The Potential of N-Heterocyclic Carbene Complexes as Components for Electronically Active Materials'. Chimia, 64 :184-187.  
M. Albrecht (2010) 'Cyclometalation Using d-Block Transition Metals: Fundamental Aspects and Recent Trends'. Chemical Reviews, 110 :576-623.  
Iglesias, M,Albrecht, M (2010) 'Expanding the family of mesoionic complexes: donor properties and catalytic impact of palladated isoxazolylidenes'. Dalton Transactions, 39 :5213-5215.  
A. Krüger, A. Neels, M. Albrecht (2010) 'Rhodium-Mediated Activation of an Alkane-type C¿H Bond'. Chemical Communications, 46 :315-317.  
M. Albrecht (2009) 'Carbenes in Action'. Science, 326 :532-533.  
Dr Vitaly Buckin
Ochenduszko, A,Buckin, V (2010) 'Real-Time Monitoring of Heat-Induced Aggregation of beta-Lactoglobulin in Aqueous Solutions Using High-Resolution Ultrasonic Spectroscopy'. International Journal Of Thermophysics, 31 :113-130.  
Hickey, S,Hagan, SA,Kudryashov, E,Buckin, V (2010) 'Analysis of phase diagram and microstructural transitions in an ethyl oleate/water/Tween 80/Span 20 microemulsion system using high-resolution ultrasonic spectroscopy'. International Journal of Pharmaceutics, 388 :213-222.  
Professor Kenneth A Dawson
Cabaleiro-Lago, C,Quinlan-Pluck, F,Lynch, I,Dawson, KA,Linse, S (2010) 'Dual Effect of Amino Modified Polystyrene Nanoparticles on Amyloid beta Protein Fibrillation'. Neuroscience, 1 :279-287.  
Miller, IS,Lynch, I,Dowling, D,Dawson, KA,Gallagher, WM (2010) 'Surface-induced cell signaling events control actin rearrangements and motility'. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part A, 93A :493-504.  
Montes-Burgos, I,Walczyk, D,Hole, P,Smith, J,Lynch, I,Dawson, K (2010) 'Characterisation of nanoparticle size and state prior to nanotoxicological studies'. Journal Of Nanoparticle Research, 12 :47-53.  
Walczyk, D,Bombelli, FB,Monopoli, MP,Lynch, I,Dawson, KA (2010) 'What the Cell Sees in Bionanoscience'. Journal of the American Chemical Society, 132 :5761-5768.  
Cabaleiro-Lago, C,Lynch, I,Dawson, KA,Linse, S (2010) 'Inhibition of IAPP and IAPP((20-29)) Fibrillation by Polymeric Nanoparticles'. Langmuir, 26 :3453-3461.  
de Jong WH, Park MV, Annema W, Salvati A, Lesniak A, Elsaesser A, Barnes C, McKerr G, Howard CV, Lynch I, Dawson KA, Piersma AH, (2009) 'In vitro developmental toxicity test detects inhibition of stem cell differentiation by silica nanoparticles'. Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology, 240 (1):108-116.  
Dawson KA, Lynch I, Salvati A, (2009) 'Protein-nanoparticle interactions: What does the cell see?'. Nature nanotechnology, 4 (9):546-547.  
Dr Paul Evans
Morgan BS, O'Byrne A, Murray C, Keegan D, Palacio C, Evans P, (2010) 'The thio-adduct facilitated, enzymatic kinetic resolution of 4-hydroxycyclopentenone and 4-hydroxycyclohexenone'. Organic and Biomolecular Chemistry, 8 (3):539-545.  
Evans P, Klein JE, Geoghegan K, Méral N, (2010) 'Selective generation of quaternary all-carbon-centres through Heck-cyclisations: synthesis of mesembrane'. Chemical Communications, 46 (6):937-939.  
Evans P, McLaughlin NP, (2010) 'Dihydroxylation of vinyl sulfones: stereoselective synthesis of (+)- and (-)-febrifugine and halofuginone'. Journal of Organic Chemistry, 75 (2):518-521.  
Evans P, Kelleher S, Quesne PY, (2009) 'Diastereoselective functionalisation of benzo-annulated bicyclic sultams: Application for the synthesis of cis-2,4-diarylpyrrolidines'. Journal of Organic Chemistry, 5 .  
Professor Declan Gerard Gilheany
Rafter, E,Gilheany, DG,Reek, JNH,van Leeuwen, PWNM (2010) 'Rhodium-Catalyzed Hydroformylation Using Hindered Phosphine Ligands: An In Situ Study'. Chemcatchem, 2 :387-391.  
Professor Patrick Guiry
McKeon, S. C.,Muller-Bunz, H.,Guiry, P. J. (2009) 'New Thiazoline-Oxazoline Ligands and Their Application in the Asymmetric Friedel-Crafts Reaction'. European Journal of Organic Chemistry, (28):4833-4841. Available Online  
Dr Hasim Ibrahim
Akula, R,Galligan, M,Ibrahim, H (2009) 'Umpolung of halide reactivity: efficient (diacetoxyiodo)benzene-mediated electrophilic alpha-halogenation of 1,3-dicarbonyl compounds'. Chemical Communications, :6991-6993.  
Professor Michael James McGlinchey
Nikitin, K,Ortin, Y,Muller-Bunz, H,Plamont, MA,Jaouen, G,Vessieres, A,McGlinchey, MJ (2010) 'Organometallic SERMs (selective estrogen receptor modulators): Cobaltifens, the (cyclobutadiene)cobalt analogues of hydroxytamoxifen'. J ORGANOMET CHEM, 695 :595-608.  
Oulie, P,Altes, L,Milosevic, S,Bouteille, R,Muller-Bunz, H,McGlinchey, MJ (2010) 'Different Reactivity Patterns of Trimethylsilyl- and Phenyl-Substituted Propargylallenes: Fe-2(CO)(9)- and [Ag](+)-Promoted Cyclizations'. Meta, 29 :676-686.  
S. Brusey, E. V. Banide, S. Dörrich, P. O¿Donohue, C. Long, Y. Ortin, H. Müller-Bunz, P. Evans and M. J. McGlinchey (2009) 'An X-Ray Crystallographic and NMR Spectroscopic Study of (?2 alkene)(?-alkyne)pentacarbonyldicobaltcomplexes: Arrested Pauson-Khand Reaction Intermediates'. Organometallics, 28 :6308-6319.  
Y. L. K. Tan, P. Pigeon, E. A. Hillard, S. Top, A. Vessières, M. J. McGlinchey, H. Müller-Bunz and Gérard Jaouen (2009) 'Synthesis, oxidation chemistry and cytotoxicity studies on ferrocene derivatives of diethylstilbestro'. Dalton Transactions, :10871-10881.  
Dr Grace Morgan
Gandolfi, C,Miyashita, N,Kurth, DG,Martinho, PN,Morgan, GG,Albrecht, M (2010) 'Organization of spin- and redox-labile metal centers into Langmuir and Langmuir-Blodgett films'. Journal of the Chemical Society-Dalton Transactions, 39 :4508-4516.  
Martinho, PN,Harding, CJ,Muller-Bunz, H,Albrecht, M,Morgan, GG (2010) 'Inducing Spin Crossover in Amphiphilic Iron(III) Complexes'. European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry, 2010 (5):675-679. Available Online  
K. Pandurangan, S. Gallagher, G. G. Morgan, H. Müller-Bunz and F. Paradisi (2010) 'Structure and Antibacterial Activity of the Silver(I) Complex of 2-Aminophenoxazine-3-one'. Metallomics, 2 :530-534.  
Professor Robert O'Neill
Rothwell,S.A.; Killoran,S.J.; O'Neill,R.D. (2010) 'Enzyme immobilization strategies and electropolymerization conditions to control sensitivity and selectivity parameters of a polymer-enzyme composite glucose biosensor'. Sensors, 10 (7):6439-6462. Available Online  
Zain, ZM,O'Neill, RD,Lowry, JP,Pierce, KW,Tricklebank, M,Dewa, A,Ab Ghani, S (2010) 'Development of an implantable D-serine biosensor for in vivo monitoring using mammalian D-amino acid oxidase on a poly (o-phenylenediamine) and Nafion-modified platinum-iridium disk electrode'. Biosensors & Bioelectronics, 25 :1454-1459.  
Rothwell,S.A.; McMahon,C.P.; O'Neill,R.D. (2010) 'Effects of polymerization potential on the permselectivity of poly(o-phenylenediamine) coatings deposited on Pt-Ir electrodes for biosensor applications'. Electrochimica Acta, 55 (3):1051-1060.  
Professor Donal O'Shea
Tasior, M,Murtagh, J,Frimannsson, DO,McDonnell, SO,O'Shea, DF (2010) 'Water-solubilised BF2-chelated tetraarylazadipyrromethenes'. Org Biomol Chem, 8 :522-525.  
Murtagh, J,Frimannsson, DO,O'Shea, DF (2009) 'Azide Conjugatable and pH Responsive Near-Infrared Fluorescent Imaging Probes'. Organic Letters, 11 :5386-5389.  
Palma, A,Gallagher, JF,Muller-Bunz, H,Wolowska, J,McInnes, EJL,O'Shea, DF (2009) 'Co(II), Ni(II), Cu(II) and Zn(II) complexes of tetraphenylazadipyrromethene'. Dalton, :273-279.  
Professor Stefan Oscarson
Sundgren, Andreas,Lahmann, Martina,Oscarson, Stefan (2010) 'Synthesis of 6-PEtN-alpha -D-GalpNAc-(1->6)-beta -D-Galp-(1->4)-beta -D-GlcpNAc-(1->3)-beta -D-Galp-(1->4)-beta -D-Glcp, a Haemophilus influenzae lipopolysaccharide structure, and biotin and protein conjugates thereof'. Beilstein J. Org. Chem. FIELD Full Journal Title:Beilstein Journal of Organic Chemistry, 6 .  
Fourniere, Viviane,Skantz, Linnea,Sajtos, Ferenc,Oscarson, Stefan,Lahmann, Martina (2010) 'Synthesis of the Lewis b pentasaccharide and a HSA-conjugate thereof'. Tetrahedron FIELD Full Journal Title:Tetrahedron, 66 (3939):7850-78557850.  
Adrian Meredith, Jenny,Wallberg, Hans,Vrang, Lotta,Oscarson, Stefan,Parkes, Kevin,Hallberg, Anders,Samuelsson, Bertil (2010) 'Design and synthesis of novel P2 substituents in diol-based HIV protease inhibitors'. Eur. J. Med. Chem. FIELD Full Journal Title:European Journal of Medicinal Chemistry, 45 (11):160-170160.  
Andre, Sabine,Lahmann, Martina,Gabius, Hans-Joachim,Oscarson, Stefan (2010) 'Glycocluster Design for Improved Avidity and Selectivity in Blocking Human Lectin/Plant Toxin Binding to Glycoproteins and Cells'. Mol. Pharmaceutics FIELD Full Journal Title:Molecular Pharmaceutics .  
Olsson JD, Oscarson S (2010) 'Synthesis of phosphorylated 3,4-branched trisaccharides corresponding to LPS inner core structures of Neisseria meningitidis and Haemophilus influenzae'. Carbohydrate research, 345 (10):1331-1338.  
Nurisso A, Blanchard B, Audfray A, Rydner L, Oscarson S, Varrot A, Imberty A (2010) 'Role of water molecules in structure and energetics of Pseudomonas aeruginosa lectin I interacting with disaccharides'. Journal of Biological Chemistry, 285 (26):20316-20327.  
Meredith, JA,Wallberg, H,Vrang, L,Oscarson, S,Parkes, K,Hallberg, A,Samuelsson, B (2010) 'Design and synthesis of novel P2 substituents in diol-based HIV protease inhibitors'. Journal of medicinal chemistry, 45 :160-170.  
Andersson, CH,Lahmann, M,Oscarson, S,Grennberg, H (2009) 'Reversible non-covalent derivatisation of carbon nanotubes with glycosides'. Soft Matter, 5 :2713-2716.  
Dr Francesca Paradisi
Moran, S. et al. (2010) 'Production of lipopeptides in Bacillus sp. CS93 isolated from Pozol'. FEMS Microbiol Letters, 304 :69-73.  
Patil, S et al. (2010) 'Synthesis, Cytotoxicity and Antibacterial Studies of p-Methoxybenzyl-Substituted and Benzyl-Substituted N-Heterocyclic Carbene-Silver Complexes'. European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry, :1020-1031.  
O'Reilly, E and Pes, L. and Paradisi, F. (2010) 'From amines to diketopiperazines: a one-pot approach'. Tetrahedron Letters, 51 :1696-1697.  
Dr Andrew Phillips
Moreno, Aitor; Pregosin, Paul S.; Laurenczy, Gabor; Phillips, Andrew D.; Dyson, Paul J. (2009) 'Influence of Ion Pairing on Styrene Hydrogenation Using a Cationic h 6-Arene b -Diketiminato-Ruthenium Complex'. Organometallics, 28 (22):6432-6441. Available Online  
Professor Gareth Patrick Redmond
Jang, JI,Mani, S,Ketterson, JB,Lovera, P,Redmond, G (2009) 'Nonlinear refractive index and three-photon absorption coefficient of poly(9,9-dioctylfluorence)'. Applied Physics Letters, 95 .  
Dr James Anthony Sullivan
Sullivan, JA; Flanagan, KA; Hain, H (2009) 'Suzuki coupling activity of an aqueous phase Pd nanoparticle dispersion and a carbon nanotube/Pd nanoparticle composite'. Catalysis Today, 145 (1-2):108-113.  
Dr Matthias Tacke
A. Deally, J. Claffey, B. Gleeson, M. Hogan, H. Müller-Bunz, S. Patil, D. O'Shea, M. Tacke (2010) 'Synthesis and Preliminary Cytotoxicity Studies of Achiral Pyrrolyl-Substituted Titanocenes'. Polyhedron, 29 (12):2445-2453.  
J. Claffey, H. Müller-Bunz, M. Tacke (2010) 'Benzyl-Substituted Titanocene Dichloride Anticancer Drugs: From Lead to Hit'. Journal of Organometallic Chemistry, 695 :2105-2117.  
M. Hogan, B. Gleeson, M. Tacke (2010) 'The Cytotoxicity of Titanocene Y against CAKI-1 Cells: An In Vitro Formulation Study'. Letters in Drug Design & Discovery, 7 (5):310-317.  
B. Gleeson, J. Claffey, M. Hogan, H. Müller-Bunz, D. Wallis, M. Tacke (2010) 'Novel Benzyl-Substituted Molybdocene Anticancer Drugs'. Inorganica Chimica Acta, 363 :1831-1836.  
A. Erxleben, J. Claffey, M. Tacke (2010) 'Binding and hydrolysis studies of antitumoural titanocene dichloride and Titanocene Y with phosphate diesters'. Journal of Inorganic Biochemistry, 104 :390-396.  
S. Eger, T. A. Immel, J. Claffey, H. Müller-Bunz, M. Tacke, U. Groth, T. Huhn (2010) 'Titanocene difluorides with improved cytotoxic activity'. Inorganic Chemistry, 49 :1292-1294.  
I. Fichtner, D. Behrens, J. Claffey, A. Deally, B. Gleeson, M. Hogan, H. Weber, M. Tacke (2010) 'Antitumor Activity of Vanadocene Y and its Selenocyanate Derivative in Xenografted CAKI-1 Tumors in Mice'. Journal of Organometallic Chemistry, 695 :1175-1181.  
M. Hogan, B. Gleeson, M. Tacke (2010) 'Synthesis and Preliminary Cytotoxicity Studies of Achiral Indolyl-Substituted Titanocenes'. Organometallics, 29 :1032-1040.  
S. Patil, J. Claffey, A. Deally, B. Gleeson, M. Hogan, L. M. Menéndez Méndez, H. Müller-Bunz, F. Paradisi, M. Tacke (2010) 'Synthesis, Cytotoxicity and Antibacterial Studies of p-Methoxybenzyl-Substituted and Benzyl-Substituted N-Heterocyclic Carbene-Silver Complexes'. European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry, :1020-1031.  
J. Claffey, A. Deally, B. Gleeson, M. Hogan, L. M. Menéndez Méndez, H. Müller-Bunz, D. Wallis, S. Patil, M. Tacke (2009) 'Pseudo-Halide Derivatives of Titanocene Y: Synthesis and Cytotoxicity Studies'. Metallomics, 1 :511-517.  
Dr Xiangming Zhu
Zhong, ZY,Wang, XX,Kong, LC,Zhu, XM (2009) 'Trapping of Isocyanates with Benzotriazole in situ - Preparation of Carbamoyl Benzotriazoles as an Isocyanate Alternative via Curtius Rearrangement'. Synlett, :2461-2464.  
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Conference Publications
Dr James Anthony Sullivan
Sarah Burnham and James A Sullivan (2010) Oxidation of Glycerol over Titania Supported Gold Catalysts Japan-UK Symposium: Catalysis for a Sustainable World,  
E. M. Neville, M. Mattle, J. D. McElroy, M. Rahman B. Rajesh, J. A. Sullivana and K. R. Thampi (2010) Carbon doped TiO2 through sol-gel processes in the presence of melamine - towards more efficient photocatalysts Inaugural European Energy Conference,  
M. Jhansi L. Kishore, Kevin Fennell, James A. Sullivan and Grace G. Morgan (2010) Tethering of Cobalt Complexes to Functionalized SBA-15 for Catalytic Fixation of CO2 Catalyst Preparation for the 21st Century,  
James A Sullivan (2009) Towards 4-way catalysis Structure performance relationships at the surface of functional materials,  
Elaine Neville, James A Sullivan (2009) Preparation and characterisation of C-doped TiO2 photo-catalysts Europacat IX, Catalysis for a Sustainable World,  
James A Sullivan, Linda Sherry, Petrica Dulgheru, Niamh O'Callaghan (2009) Nano-structured Pd / SBA-15 catalysts for CH4 combustion and H2O2 production Europacat IX, Catalysis for a Sustainable World,  
James A Sullivan and Petrica Dulgheru (2009) The effect of using alkali or alkaline earth metal oxides as a NOx storage component in a NSR catalyst upon combustion of particulate matter emitted by diesel engines Europacat IX, Catalysis for a Sustainable World,  
Linda Sherry and James A Sullivan (2009) Tethered Acids and Bases in the Production of FAME Europacat IX, Catalysis for a Sustainable World,  
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