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Centre for Synthesis and Chemical Biology

Centre for Synthesis and Chemical Biology - Research Publications 2011/12

Below is the list of research publications for the Centre for Synthesis and Chemical Biology in the academic year 2011/12




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Book Chapters
Professor Patrick Guiry
Grainne C. Hargaden and Patrick J. Guiry (2012) 'Development of the Asymmetric Nozaki-Hiyama-Kishi Reaction' In: Pher G. Andersson (eds). Innovative Catalysis in Organic Synthesis. Weinheim, Germany: Wiley-VCH.  
Dr Eoghan McGarrigle
M Yar, E M McGarrigle, V K Aggarwal (2012) 'Sulfonium, Ethenyldiphenyl-, 1,1,1-Trifluoromethanesulfonate' In: L A Paquette, D Crich, P L Fuchs, G A Molander (eds). Encyclopedia of Reagents for Organic Synthesis. New York: John Wiley & Sons Ltd. Available Online  
Dr Cormac Declan Murphy
Brennan L, A Mostaert, C Murphy & P Owende; (2012) 'Phytochemicals from Algae' In: Carrier J, Ramaswamy S, Bergeron C (eds). Biorefinery Co-Products: Phytochemicals, Primary Metabolites and Value-added Biomass Processing. Chicester: Wiley.  
Murphy, C. and Clark, B.; (2012) 'Enzymatic halogenation in stereoselctive synthesis' In: Andrushko, V. and Andrushko, N (eds). Stereoselective synthesis of drugs and natural products. New York: Wiley-Blackwell.  

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Books Edited
Dr Chandralal Hewage
Chandralal Hewage (Ed.). (2012) EUROMAR 2012. Keynote Dublin: Keynote.  

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Peer Reviewed Journals
Professor Mohamed Al-Rubeai
Lahoti, Varun; Murphy, William; Al-Rubeai, Mohamed (2012) 'Mathematical approach for the optimal expansion of erythroid progenitors in monolayer culture'. Journal of Biotechnology, 161 (3).  
Tan F., O'Neill F., Naciri M., Dowling D., Al-Rubeai M. (2012) 'Cellular and transcriptomic analysis of human mesenchymal stem cell response to plasma-activated hydroxyaptite coating'. Acta biomaterialia .  
Tan F., Naciri M., Dowling D., Al-Rubeai M. (2012) 'In Vitro and In Vivo Bioactivity of CoBlast Hydroxyapatite Coating and the Effect of Impaction on its Osteoconductivity'. Biotechnology Advances .  
Kuystermans, Darrin; Mohd, Avesh; Al-Rubeai, Mohamed (2012) 'Automated flow cytometry for monitoring CHO cell cultures'. Methods, 56 (3):358-365.  
Kuystermans, Darrin; Al-Rubeai, Mohamed (2012) 'Current advances in applications of cell culture Introduction'. Methods, 56 (3):335-337.  
Browne, S.M. and Al-Rubeai, M. (2011) 'Defining viability in mammalian cell cultures'. Biotechnology Letters, 33 (9):1745-1749.  
Professor Martin Albrecht
A. Monney M. Albrecht (2012) 'A chelating tetrapeptide rhodium complex comprised of a histidylidene residue: biochemical tailoring of a NHC-Rh hydrosilylation catalyst'. Chemical Communications, 48 :10960-10962.  
M. Albrecht, P. Maji, C. Häusl, A. Monney, H. Müller-Bunz; (2012) 'N-Heterocyclic Carbene Bonding to Cobalt Porphyrin Complexes'. Inorganica Chimica Acta .  
A. Krger, M. Albrecht; (2012) 'Rhodium Carbene Complexes as Versatile Catalyst Precursors for SiH Bond Activation'. Chemistry-A European Journal, 18 .  
V. Khlebnikov, A. Meduri, H. Mueller-Bunz, T. Montini, P. Fornasiero, E. Zangrando, B. Milani, M. Albrecht (2012) 'Palladium Carbene Complexes for Selective Olefin Di- and Oligomerization'. Organometallics, 31 :976-986.  
C. Gandolfi, G. G. Morgan, M. Albrecht (2012) 'A Magnetic Iron(III) Switch with Controlled and Adjustable Thermal Response for Solution Processing'. Dalton Transactions, 41 :3726-3730.  
A. Petronilho, M. Rahman, J. A. Woods, H. Al-Sayyed, H. Mueller-Bunz, D. J. MacElroy, S. Bernhard, M. Albrecht (2012) 'Photolytic water oxidation catalyzed by a molecular carbene iridium complex'. Dalton Transactions, 48 :13074-13080.  
V. Khlebnikov, A. Meduri, H. Müller-Bunz, B. Milani, M. Albrecht (2012) 'Synthesis of a Sterically Modulated PyridineNHC Palladium Complex and Its Reactivity Towards Ethylene'. New Journal of Chemistry, 36 :1552-1555.  
A. Monney, E. Alberico, Y. Ortin, H. Mueller-Bunz, S. Gladiali, M. Albrecht (2012) 'Stereospecific Synthesis and Catalytic Activity of L-Histidylidene Metal Complexes'. Dalton Transactions, 41 :8813-8821.  
A. Petronilho, H. Mueller-Bunz, M. Albrecht (2012) 'Mesoionic oxides: facile access from triazolium salts or triazolylidene copper precursors and catalytic relevance'. Chemical Communications, 48 :6499-6501.  
P. N. Martinho, Y. Ortin, B. J. Gildea, C. Gandolfi, G. McKerr, B. OHagan, M. Albrecht, G. G. Morgan (2012) 'Inducing Hysteretic Spin Crossover in Solution'. Dalton Transactions, 41 :7461-7463.  
D. Canseco-Gonzalez, A. Gniewek, M. Szulmanowicz, H. Müller-Bunz, A. Trceziak, M. Albrecht (2012) 'PEPPSI-type Palladium Complexes Containing Basic 1,2,3-Triazolylidene Ligands and Their Role in Suzuki-Miyaura Catalysis'. CHEMISTRY: A European Journal, 18 :6055-6062.  
A. Krüger, E. Kluser, H. Müller-Bunz, A. Neels, M. Albrecht (2012) 'Chelating C4-bound Imidazolylidene Complexes via Oxidative Addition of Imidazolium Salts to Palladium(0'. European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry, :1394-1402.  
J. Kitchen, D. Barry, L. Mercs, M. Albrecht, R. Peacock, T. Gunnlaugsson (2012) 'Circular Polarized Lanthanide Luminescence from Langmuir-Blodgett Films Formed from Optically Active and Amphiphilic Eu(III) Based Self-Assembly Complexes'. Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 51 :704-708.  
A. Poulain, M. Iglesias, M. Albrecht,; (2011) 'Abnormal N-Heterocyclic Carbene Palladium Complexes: Synthesis, Structure, and Reactivity'. Current Organic Chemistry, 15 :3325-3336.  
L. Mercs, A. Neels, H. Stoeckli-Evans, M. Albrecht; (2011) 'Probing Intermetallic Coupling in Dinuclear N-Heterocyclic Carbene Ruthenium(II) Complexes'. Inorganic Chemistry, 50 :8188-8196.  
Dr Patrick Caffrey
Niamh Stephens, Bernard Rawlings, Patrick Caffrey ; (2012) 'Streptomyces nodosus host strains optimised for glycosylation engineering'. Bioscience Biotechnology and Biochemistry, 76 (2):384-387.  
Professor Declan Gerard Gilheany
Peter A. Byrne and Declan G. Gilheany (2012) 'Unequivocal Experimental Evidence for a Unified Lithium Salt-Free Wittig Reaction Mechanism for All Phosphonium Ylide Types: Reactions with β-Heteroatom-Substituted Aldehydes Are Consistently Selective for cis-Oxaphosphetane-Derived Products'. Journal of the American Chemical Society, 134 (22):9225-9239.  
Kamalraj V. Rajendran, Jaya S. Kudavalli, Katherine S. Dunne, Declan G. Gilheany (2012) 'A U-Turn in the Asymmetric Appel Reaction: Stereospecific Reduction of Diastereomerically Enriched Alkoxyphosphonium Salts Allows the Asymmetric Synthesis of P-Stereogenic Phosphanes and Phosphane Boranes'. European Journal of Organic Chemistry, 2012 (14):2720-2723.  
Peter A. Byrne , Kamalraj V. Rajendran , Jimmy Muldoon and Declan G. Gilheany (2012) 'A convenient and mild chromatography-free method for the purification of the products of Wittig and Appel reactions'. Organic and Biomolecular Chemistry, 10 (17):3531-3537.  
Kamalraj V. Rajendran and Declan G. Gilheany (2011) 'Simple unprecedented conversion of phosphine oxides and sulfides to phosphine boranes using sodium borohydride'. Chemical Communications, 48 :817-819.  
Kamalraj V. Rajendran, Damien J. Carr, Declan G. Gilheany (2011) 'An easy and short preparation of pentachloroacetone by selective dechlorination of hexachloroacetone under Appel conditions'. Tetrahedron Letters, 52 (52):7113-7115.  
Professor Brian Glennon
Whelan, J.; Murphy, E.; Pearson, A.; Jeffers, P.; Kieran, P.; McDonnell, S.; Glennon, B (2012) 'Use of focussed beam reflectance measurement (FBRM) for monitoring changes in biomass concentration'. Bioprocess and Biosystems Engineering, 35 (6):963-975. Available Online  
Jessica Whelan, Stephen Craven, Brian Glennon (2012) 'In situ Raman spectroscopy for simultaneous monitoring of multiple process parameters in mammalian cell culture bioreactors'. Biotechnology Progress, 25 (5):1355-1362. Available Online  
D. Duffy, N. Cremin, M. Napier, S. Robinson, M. Barrett, Hongxun Hao, Brian Glennon (2012) 'In situ monitoring, control and optimization of a liquid-liquid phase separation crystallization'. Chemical Engineering Science, 77 :112-121. Available Online  
Hongxun Hao, Mark Barrett, Yun Hu, Weiyi Su, Steven Ferguson, Barbara Wood, and Brian Glennon (2012) 'The Use of in Situ Tools To Monitor the Enantiotropic Transformation of p-Aminobenzoic Acid Polymorphs'. Organic Process Research and Development, 16 (1):35-41. Available Online  
Professor Patrick Guiry
Barth, Caroline; Guiry, Patrick J. (2012) 'The medicinal chemistry of stable synthetic leukotriene B-3 and B-4 analogues'. Future Medicinal Chemistry, 4 (8):1007-1014.  
Milhau, Ludovic; Guiry, Patrick J. (2012) 'Palladium-Catalyzed Enantioselective Allylic Substitution'. Topics in Organometallic Chemistry: Medicinal Organometallic Chemistry, 38 :95-153.  
McKeon, Sean C.; Mueller-Bunz, Helge; Guiry, Patrick J. (2011) 'Synthesis of Thiazoline-Oxazoline Ligands and Their Application in Asymmetric Catalysis'. European Journal of Organic Chemistry, (35):7107-7115.  
Doran, Robert; Duggan, Lesley; Singh, Surrendra; Duffy, Colm; Guiry, Patrick J. (2011) 'Asymmetric Synthesis of (+)-Tanikolide and the ss-Methyl-Substituted Analogues of (+)-Tanikolide and (-)-Malyngolide'. European Journal of Organic Chemistry, (35):7097-7116.  
Dr Chandralal Hewage
Elsawy MA, Hewage C, Walker B (2012) 'Racemisation of N-Fmoc phenylglycine under mild microwave-SPPS and conventional stepwise SPPS conditions: attempts to develop strategies for overcoming this'. Journal of peptide science : an official publication of the European Peptide Society, 18 (5):302-311.  
Professor Donal MacElroy
Elaine Neville, Michael Mattle, David Loughrey, Bashyam Rajesh, MahfujurRahman, JM Don MacElroy, James Sullivan, K. Ravindranathan Thampi (2012) 'Carbon Doped TiO2 and Carbon, Tungsten Co-Doped TiO2 Through Sol-Gel Processes in the Presence of Melamine Borate: Reflections Through Photocatalysis'. Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 116 (31):16511-16521. Available Online  
Saurabh Agrawal , Niall J. English , K. Ravindranathan Thampi and J. M. D. MacElroy (2012) 'Perspectives on ab initio molecular simulation of excited-state properties of organic dye molecules in dye-sensitised solar cells'. Physical chemistry chemical physics : PCCP, 14 :12044-12056. Available Online  
Rahman, M., Dang, B. H. Q., McDonnell, K., MacElroy, J. M. D., Dowling, D. P. (2012) 'Effect of Doping (C or N) and Co-Doping (C+N) on the Photoactive Properties of Magnetron Sputtered Titania Coatings for the Application of Solar Water-Splitting'. Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, 12 (6):4729-4735.  
Dembele, A., Rahman, M., MacElroy, J. M. D., Dowling, D. P. (2012) 'Evaluation of Microwave Plasma Sintering for the Fabrication of Dye Sensitized Solar Cell (DSSC) Electrodes'. Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, 12 (6):4769-4774.  
Niall J. English, Ritwik S. Kavathekar and J.M.D. MacElroy (2012) 'Hydrogen bond dynamical properties of adsorbed liquid water monolayers with various TiO2 interfaces'. Molecular Physics . Available Online  
Binh H. Q. Dang, MahfujurRahman, Don MacElroy, and Denis P. Dowling (2012) 'Evaluation of microwave plasma oxidation treatments for the fabrication of photoactive un-doped and carbon-doped TiO2 coatings'. Surface and Coatings Technology, 206 (19-20):4113-4118. Available Online  
Ana Petronilho, MahfujurRahman, James A. Woods, Haris Al-Sayyed, Helge Mller-Bunz, Don J MacElroy, Stefan Bernhard and Martin Albrecht (2012) 'Photolytic water oxidation catalyzed by a molecular carbene iridium complex'. Dalton Transactions, 41 :13074-13080. Available Online  
Thomas C. McDermott, TaslimaAkter, J. M. Don MacElroy, Damian A. Mooney, Michael T. P. McCann and Denis P. Dowling (2012) 'Diffusion within Ultrathin, Dense Nanoporous Silica Films'. Langmuir, 28 (1):506-516. Available Online  
Niall J. English, Paul D. Gorman and J.M.D. MacElroy (2012) 'Mechanisms for Thermal Conduction in Hydrogen Hydrate'. The Journal of chemical physics, 136 . Available Online  
Paul D. Gorman, Niall J. English and J.M.D. MacElroy (2012) 'Dynamical cage behaviour and hydrogen migration in hydrogen and hydrogen-tetrahydrofuranclathrate hydrates'. The Journal of chemical physics, 136 . Available Online  
Michael T.P. McCann, Damian A. Mooney, Denis P. Dowling and J.M. Don MacElroy (2012) 'Silica nanofilms deposited by atmospheric pressure plasma liquid deposition'. Thin Solid Films, 520 (7):2619-2626. Available Online  
Ritwik S. Kavathekar, Niall J. English and J.M.D. MacElroy; (2011) 'Study of translational, librational and intra-molecular motion of adsorbed liquid water monolayers at various TiO2 interfaces'. Molecular Physics, 109 (22):2645-2654. Available Online  
Taslima Akter, Thomas C. McDermott, J. M. DonMacElroy, Damian A. Mooney, and Denis P. Dowling. (2011) 'Atomistic Simulation of the Formation of Nanoporous Silica Films via Molecular Chemical Vapor Deposition on Nonporous Substrates'. Langmuir, 27 (21):13052-13063. Available Online  
Ritwik S. Kavathekar, Niall J. English and J.M.D. MacElroy (2011) 'Study of translational, librational and intra-molecular motion of adsorbed liquid water monolayers at various TiO2 interfaces'. Molecular Physics, 109 (22):2645-2654. Available Online  
Paul D. Gorman, Niall J. English and J.M.D. MacElroy; (2011) 'Dynamical and Energetic Properties of Hydrogen and Hydrogen Tetrahydrofuran Clathrate Hydrates'. Pccp Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 13 :19780-19787. Available Online  
Saurabh Agrawal, PratibhaDev, Niall J. English,K. Ravindranathan Thampi,and J. M. D. MacElroy. (2011) 'A TD-DFT study of the effects of structural variation on the photo-chemistry of polyene dyes'. Chemical Science, 3 (2):416-424. Available Online  
Amidou Dembele, MahfujurRahman, Ian Reid, Barry Twomey, J. M. Don MacElroy, and Denis P. Dowling (2011) 'Deposition of Hybrid Organic-Inorganic Composite Coatings Using an Atmospheric Plasma Jet System'. Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, 11 :8730-8737.  
M. Rahman, J. M. D. MacElroy and D. P. Dowling. (2011) 'Influence of the Physical, Structural and Chemical Properties on the Photoresponse Property of Magnetron Sputtered TiO2 for the Application of Water Splitting'. Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, 11 :8642-8651.  
José-Antonio Garate, Niall J. English, Ajay Singh, Kevin M. Ryan, Damian A. Mooney and J.M.D. MacElroy; (2011) 'Electrophoretic deposition of poly(3-decylthiophene) onto gold-mounted cadmium selenide nanorods'. Langmuir, 27 (22):13506-13513. Available Online  
Professor Jonathan Malthouse
Petrillo T, O'Donohoe CA, Howe N, Malthouse JP (2012) 'Importance of tetrahedral intermediate formation in the catalytic mechanism of the serine proteases chymotrypsin and subtilisin'. Chemistry (Weinheim an der Bergstrasse, Germany), 51 (31):6164-6170.  
Petrillo T, O'Donohoe CA, Howe N, Malthouse JPG (2012) 'Importance of tetrahedral intermediate formation in the catalytic mechanism of the serine proteases chymotrypsin and subtilisin'. Biochemistry, 51 :6164-6170.  
Ceruso M, Howe N, Malthouse JP; (2011) 'Mechanism of the binding of Z-L-tryptophan and Z-L-phenylalanine to thermolysin and stromelysin-1 in aqueous solutions'. Biochimica et biophysica acta, 1824 (2):303-310.  
Dr Eoghan McGarrigle
E I Balmond, D M Coe, M C Galan, E M McGarrigle (2012) 'α-Selective Organocatalytic Synthesis of 2-Deoxygalactosides'. Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 51 :9152-9155. Available Online  
Fritz, S. P., Moya, J. F., Unthank, M. G., McGarrigle, E. M., Aggarwal, V. K. (2012) 'An Efficient Synthesis of Azetidines with (2-Bromoethyl)sulfonium Triflate'. Synthesis-Stuttgart, 44 (10):1584-1590. Available Online  
Yar, M., Fritz, S. P., Gates, P. J., McGarrigle, E. M., Aggarwal, V. K. (2012) 'Synthesis of N-Vinyloxazolidinones and Morpholines from Amino Alcohols and Vinylsulfonium Salts: Analysis of the Outcome's Dependence on the N-Protecting Group by Nanospray Mass Spectrometry'. European Journal of Organic Chemistry, (1):160-166. Available Online  
Dr Damian Mooney
El-Hendawy, Morad M.; English, Niall J.; Mooney, Damian A. (2012) 'Mechanism of Atmospheric CO2 Fixation in the Cavities of a Dinuclear Cryptate'. Inorganic Chemistry, 51 (9):5282-5288.  
Solomentsev, Gleb Y.; English, Niall J.; Mooney, Damian A. (2012) 'Effects of External Electromagnetic Fields on the Conformational Sampling of a Short Alanine Peptide'. Computational Chemistry, 33 (9):917-923.  
McCann, MTP (McCann, Michael T. P.)1; Mooney, DA (Mooney, Damian A.)1; Dowling, DP (Dowling, Denis P.)2; MacElroy, JMD (MacElroy, J. M. Don)1 (2012) 'Silica nanofilms deposited by atmospheric pressure plasma liquid deposition'. Thin Solid Films, 520 (7):2619-2626.  
McDermott, TC (McDermott, Thomas C.); Akter, T (Akter, Taslima); MacElroy, JMD (MacElroy, J. M. Don)1; Mooney, DA (Mooney, Damian A.); McCann, MTP (McCann, Michael T. P.); Dowling, DP (Dowling, Denis P.) (2012) 'Diffusion within Ultrathin, Dense Nanoporous Silica Films'. Langmuir : the ACS journal of surfaces and colloids, 28 (1):506-516.  
El-Hendawy, MM (El-Hendawy, Morad M.)1,2; English, NJ (English, Niall J.)1,2; Mooney, DA (Mooney, Damian A.)1,2 (2011) 'A theoretical thermodynamic investigation of cascade reactions in dinuclear octa-azacryptates involving carbon dioxide'. Journal of Molecular Modeling, 17 (12):3151-3162.  
Akter, Taslima,McDermott, Thomas C.,MacElroy, J. M. Don,Mooney, Damian A.,Dowling, Denis P.; (2011) 'Atomistic Simulation of the Formation of Nanoporous Silica Films via Molecular Chemical Vapor Deposition on Nonporous Substrates'. Langmuir, 27 (2121):13052-1306313052. Available Online  
Garate, Jose-Antonio,English, Niall J.,Singh, Ajay,Ryan, Kevin M.,Mooney, Damian A.,Macelroy, J. M. D.; (2011) 'Electrophoretic Deposition of Poly(3-decylthiophene) onto Gold-Mounted Cadmium Selenide Nanorods'. Langmuir : the ACS journal of surfaces and colloids, 27 (2222):13506-1313506. Available Online  
Dr Grace Morgan
B. Gildea, L. C. Gavin, C. A. Murray, H. Mller-Bunz, C. J. Harding and G. G. Morgan (2012) 'Supramolecular Modulation of Transition Profile in Spin Crossover Manganese(III)'. Supramolecular Chemistry .  
C.Gandolfi, G. G. Morgan and M. Albrecht (2012) 'A Magnetic Iron(III) Switch with Controlled and Adjustable Thermal Response for Solution Processing'. Journal of the Chemical Society-Dalton Transactions, 41 :3726-3730.  
P. N. Martinho, Y. Ortin, B. Gildea, C. Gandolfi, G. McKerr, B. OHagan, M. Albrecht and G. G. Morgan (2012) 'Inducing Hysteretic Spin Crossover in Solution'. Journal of the Chemical Society-Dalton Transactions, 41 .  
Grace G. Morgan, Kevin Fennell, M. Jhansi L. Kishore, James A. Sullivan (2012) 'Tethering of bi-nuclear complexes to SBA-15 and their application in CO2 hydrogenation'. Chemcatchem .  
Komala Pandurangan, Brendan Gildea, Caroline Murray, Charles J. Harding, Helge Muller-Bunz and Grace G. Morgan; (2012) 'Lattice Effects on the Spin Crossover Profile of a Manganese(III) Cation'. Chemistry-A European Journal, 18 :2021-2029.  
Dr Cormac Declan Murphy
Murphy, C.D. and Sandford, G.; (2012) 'Fluorinated drug metabolism in microorganisms'. Chimica Oggi-Chemistry Today, 30 (3):16-19.  
Murphy, C; (2012) 'The Microbial Cell Factory'. Organic and Biomolecular Chemistry, 10 (10):1949-1957.  
Lestini E, Robertson K, Murphy CD and Paradisi F; (2012) 'An alternative mild route to the synthesis of 4-methylenecyclohex-2-enone, a key moiety of the anticancer compounds ottelione A and B'. Synthetic Communications, 42 :1864-1876.  
Bright, T., Clark, B., O'Brien, E. and Murphy, C.D.; (2011) 'Bacterial production of hydroxylated and amidated metabolites of flurbiprofen'. Journal of Molecular Catalysis B-Enzymatic, 72 :116-121.  
Clark, B.R., O'Connor, S., Fox, D., Leroy, J and Murphy, C.D.; (2011) 'Production of anticancer polyenes through precursor-directed biosynthesis'. Organic and Biomolecular Chemistry, 9 (18):6306-6311.  
Dr Kevin O'Connor
Kenny Shane T., Jasmina Nikodinovic Runic, Walter Kaminsky, Trevor Woods, Ramesh P. Babu, and Kevin E. O'Connor. (2012) 'Development of a bioprocess to convert PET derived terephthalic acid and biodiesel derived glycerol to medium chain length polyhydroxyalkanoate'. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, 95 (3):623-633.  
Narancic T., Nikodinovic J, Kenny S, Vasiljevic B and K O'Connor. (2012) 'Metabolic versatility of Gram-positive microbial isolates from contaminated river sediments'. Journal of Hazardous Materials, 215-216 :243-251.  
Narancic, Tanja; Kenny, Shane; Djokic, Lidija; Vasiljevic, Branka; O'Connor, Kevin E; Nikodinovic-Runic, Jasmina. (2012) 'Medium chain length polyhydroxyalkanoate production by newly isolated Pseudomonas sp. TN301 from a wide range of poly- and monoaromatic hydrocarbons'. Journal of Applied Microbiology, 113 :508-520.  
Nikodinovic-Runic J., Coulombel L., Francuski D., Sharma N.D., Boyd D.R., More O. Ferrall R and O'Connor K.E.. (2012) 'The oxidation of alkylaryl sulfides and benzo[b]thiophenes by Escherichia coli cells expressing wild-type and engineered styrene monooxygenase from Pseudomonas putida CA-3'. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology .  
Derek R. Boyd, Narain D. Sharma, Brian McMurray, Simon A. Haughey Christopher C. R. Allen, John T. G. Hamilton, W. Colin McRoberts, Rory A. More O'Ferrall, Jasmina Nikodinovic-Runic, Lydie A. Coulombel and Kevin E. O'Connor. (2012) 'Bacterial dioxygenase- and monooxygenase-catalysed sulfoxidation of benzo[b]thiophenes'. Org Biomol Chem, 10 :782-790.  
Professor Donal O'Shea
O'Connor, A.E.; McGee, M.M.; Likar, Y.; Ponomarev, V.; Callanan, J.J.; O'Shea, D.F. Byrne, A.T.; Gallagher, W.M; (2012) 'Mechanism of Cell Death Mediated by a BF2-Chelated Tetraarylazadipyrromethene Photodynamic Therapeutic'. International Journal of Cancer, 130 (3):705-715.  
O'Shea DF; (2012) 'Discussion Addendum for Suzuki-Miyaura Cross-Coupling: Preparation of 2'-Vinylacetanilide'. Organic Synthesis .  
Professor Stefan Oscarson
A. Wellens, M. Lahmann, M. Touaibia, H. de Greve, S. Oscarson, R. Roy, H. Remaut, J. Bouckaert (2012) 'Tyrosine as an entropic adapter in the mannose-binding site of the bacterial adhesion FimH'. Biochemistry, 51 :4790-4799.  
D. Safari, M. Marradi, F. Chiodo, H. A. T. Dekker, Y. Shan, R. Adamo, S. Oscarson, G. T. Tijkers, M. Lahmann, J. P. Kamerling, S. Penades and H. Snippe (2012) 'A fully synthetic carbohydrate vaccine candidate based on gold nanoparticles'. Nanomedicine, 7 :651-662.  
Dr Francesca Paradisi
Timpson, L; Liliensiek, A; Alsafadi, D; Sharkey, MA; Liddell, S; Allers, T; Paradisi, F (2012) 'A comparison of two novel alcohol dehydrogenase enzymes (ADH1 and ADH2) from the extreme halophile Haloferax volcanii'. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology .  
Hackenberg, F. et al.; (2012) 'Novel non-symmetrically p-benzyl-substituted (benz)imidazole N-heterocyclic carbene-silver(I) acetate complexes synthesis and biological evaluation'. International Journal of Inorganic Chemistry, 2012 :Article ID 12154-13 pages.  
Lestini E, Robertson K, Murphy CD and Paradisi F; (2012) 'An alternative mild route to the synthesis of 4-methylenecyclohex-2-enone, a key moiety of the anticancer compounds ottelione A and B'. Synthetic Communications, 42 :1864-1876.  
Timpson, L; Alsafadi, D; Mac Donnchadha, C; Liddell, S; Sharkey, MA; Paradisi; F; (2012) 'Characterization of alcohol dehydrogenase (ADH12) from Haloarcula marismortui, an extreme halophile from the Dead Sea'. Extremophiles, 16 :57-66.  
O'Reilly, E; Pes, L; Ortin, Y; Mller-Bunz, H; and Paradisi, F. (2012) 'Synthesis of a conformationally constrained delta-amino acid building block'. Amino Acids .  
Devereux, S. et al.; (2011) 'Isolation and Characterisation of Recovered Starch from Industrial Wastewater'. Journal of Polymers and the Environment, 19 (4):971-979.  
Pandurangan, K. et al.; (2011) 'Design, Synthesis and Structure of Novel para-quinones and their Antibacterial Activity'. Chemical Biology and Drug Design, 78 :787-799.  
Dr Susan Quinn
Duffy, P. Magno, L. A. Yadavc, R., Roberts, S. K., Ward, A. D., Botchway, S. W., Colavita, P. E., Quinn, S. J. (2012) 'Incandescent Porous Carbon Microspheres to Light up Cells: Solution Phenomena and Cellular Uptake'. Journal of Materials Chemistry, 22 :432-439.  
Ryan, G. J., Elmes, R. B. P., Quinn, S. J., Gunnlaugsson, T. (2012) 'Synthesis and photophysical evaluations of fluorescent quaternary bipyridyl-1,8-naphthalimide conjugates as nucleic acid targeting agents'. Supramolecular Chemistry, DOI: 10.1080/10610278.2011.638381 .  
Keane PM, Wojdyla M, Doorley GW, Kelly JM, Clark IP, Parker AW, Greetham GM, Towrie M, Magno LM, Quinn SJ (2012) 'Ultrafast IR spectroscopy of polymeric cytosine nucleic acids reveal the long-lived species is due to a localised state'. Physical chemistry chemical physics : PCCP, 14 (18):6300-6304.  
Dr Wilhelm Risse
Katherine Curran, Wilhelm Risse, Mark Hamill, Patrick Saunders, Jimmy Muldoon, Roberto Asensio de la Rosa, and Incoronata Tritto (2012) 'Palladium(II)-Catalyzed Rearrangement and Oligomerization Reactions of cis-Bicyclo[4.2.0]oct-7-ene'. Organometallics, 31 (3):882-889.  
Dr Matthias Tacke
A. Deally, F. Hackenberg, G. Lally, M. Tacke (2012) 'Synthesis and biological evaluation of achiral indole-substituted titanocene dichloride derivatives'. International Journal of Medicinal Chemistry, Article ID 905981 . Available Online  
C. M. Dowling, S. Cuffe, M. Tacke, A. Deally, M. Hogan, J. M. Fitzpatrick, R. W. G. Watson; (2012) 'Manipulating the ability of novel titanocene analogues to induce apoptosis in castrate-resistant prostate cancer cells'. Letters in Drug Design & Discovery, 9 (3):226-233. Available Online  
F. Hackenberg, A. Deally, G. Lally, S. Malenke, H. Mller-Bunz, F. Paradisi, S. Patil, D. Quaglia, M. Tacke; (2012) 'Novel non-symmetrically p-benzyl-substituted (benz)imidazole N-heterocyclic carbene-silver(I) acetate complexes - synthesis and biological evaluation'. International Journal of Inorganic Chemistry, Article ID 121540 (13 pages). Available Online  
L. Kater, J. Claffey, M. Hogan, P. Jesse, B. Kater, S. Strau? M. Tacke, A. Prokop; (2012) 'The role of the intrinsic FAS pathway in Titanocene Y apoptosis: The mechanism of overcoming multiple drug resistance in malignant leukemia cells'. Toxicology in Vitro, 26 (1):119-124. Available Online  
L. Kaps, B. Biersack, H. Mller-Bunz, K. Mahal, J. Mnzner, M. Tacke, T. Mueller, R. Schobert; (2012) 'Gold(I)-NHC complexes of antitumoral diarylimidazoles: structures, cellular uptake routes and anticancer activities'. Journal of Inorganic Biochemistry, 106 (1):52-58. Available Online  
R. A. Hilger, D. Alex, A. Deally, B. Gleeson, M. Tacke; (2011) 'Titanocene Y and Vanadocene Y: Platinum Resistance-Breaking Cytotoxic and DNA-Targeting Anticancer Drug Candidates'. Letters in Drug Design & Discovery, 8 (10):904-910.  
S. Patil, A. Deally, F. Hackenberg, L. Kaps, H. Mller-Bunz, R. Schobert, M. Tacke; (2011) 'Novel Benzyl- or 4-Cyanobenzyl-Substituted N-Heterocyclic (Bromo)(carbene)silver(I) and (Carbene)(chloro)gold(I) Complexes: Synthesis and Preliminary Cytotoxicity Studies'. Helvetica Chimica Acta, 94 :1551-1562.  
U. Olszewski, J. Claffey, M. Hogan, M. Tacke, R. Zeillinger, P. Bednarski, G. Hamilton; (2011) 'Anticancer activity and mode of action of titanocene C'. Investigational New Drugs, 29 :607-614.  
Dr Xiangming Zhu
Guohong Xin, Xiangming Zhu (2012) 'A Facile and Highly Stereoselective Synthesis of 1-Thiotrehalose'. Tetrahedron Letters, 53 :4309-4312.  
I. A. I. Ali, X. Zhu, E. S. H. E1 Ashry, R. R. Schmidt (2012) 'Mode of alkylation of alcohols with O-cyclopropylmethyl trichloroacetimidate and O-cyclobutyl trichloroacetimidate'. Arkivoc, 2012 (vi):35-44.  
Xiangming Zhu, Ravindra T. Dere, Junyan Jiang, Lei Zhang, Xiaoxia Wang (2011) 'Synthesis of alpha-Glycosyl Thiols by Stereospecific Ring-Opening of 1,6-Anhydrosugars'. Journal of Organic Chemistry, 76 :10187-10197.  

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Conference Publications
Professor Eoin Casey
Guzik M., Duane G., Kenny S., Casey E., O'Connor K.; (2011) Mathematical modelling of the bioprocess for PHA production European Congress of Applied Biotechnology, Berlin,  
Dr Patricia Mary Kieran
Kieran, PM, Malone, DM & O'Neill, G.; (2011) Embedding Peer-Assisted Tutoring in a Chemical Engineering Curriculum: Tutor and Tutee Experiences . In: O'Mahony, Catherine eds. Engaging Minds: Fifth Annual Conference of the National Academy for Integration of Research, Teaching and Learning (NAIRTL), NUI Galway,  
Professor Donal MacElroy
Mahfujur Rahman, Ana Petronilho, Rachel Morrish, J. M. Don Macelroy, Denis P. Dowling, Colin. A. Wolden, Martin Albrecht (2012) On the enhancement of the photoactivity of chemical bath deposited hematite for solar water splitting applications 19th International Conference on the Conversion and Storage of Solar Energy, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, USA,  
B.H.Q. Dang, D. Jeng, G. Bree, M. Rahman, J.M.D. MacElroy, D.P. Dowling (2012) Enhanced DSSC power conversion efficiency through carbon-doping of TiO2 photoanodes prepared using a novel microwave plasma processing technique 6th International Meeting on Developments in Materials, Processes and Applications in Emerging Technologies, Alvor, Portugal,  
A. Dembele, M. Rahman, J.M. D. Macelroy, D. P. Dowling (2012) Microwave plasmas sintering to achieve enhanced power conversion efficiency of tio2 photoelectrodes used in dye sensitized solar cells (DSSC) SmartSurfaces2012: Solar & Biosensor Applications, Alexander Hotel, Dublin,  
Binh H. Q. Dang, Mahfujur Rahman, Don MacElroy, and Denis P. Dowling (2012) Microwave plasma treatments for the fabrication and processing of photoactive un-doped and carbon-doped TiO2 coatings SmartSurfaces2012: Solar & Biosensor Applications, Alexander Hotel,  
José-Antonio Garate, Niall J. English, Ajay Singh, Kevin M. Ryan, Damian A. Mooney and J.M.D. MacElroy (2012) Electrophoretic deposition of poly(3-decylthiophene) onto gold-mounted cadmium selenide nanorods SmartSurfaces2012: Solar & Biosensor Applications, Alexander Hotel, Dublin,  
Stephen Sheehan, JMD MacElroy, K Ravi Thampi and Denis P Dowling (2012) Transparent conducting thin films of FTO deposited by dip coating and spray techniques SmartSurfaces2012: Solar & Biosensor Applications, Alexander Hotel, Dublin,  
Mahfujur Rahman, Ana Petronilho, J. M. Don MacElroy, and Martin Albrecht (2012) Solar-driven water splitting with hematite photocatalyst and molecular electrocatalyst SmartSurfaces2012: Solar & Biosensor Applications, Alexander Hotel, Dublin,  
Elaine M. Neville, Julia Ziegler, J. M. Don MacElroy, K. Ravindranathan Thampi and James A. Sullivan (2012) Formation and characterisation of doped rutile phase TiO2: for use as a photocatalyst SmartSurfaces2012: Solar & Biosensor Applications, Alexander Hotel, Dublin,  
Ciaran Lyons , J.M. Don MacElroy and K. Ravindranathan Thampi (2012) Synthesis of organic dyes for dye sensitized solar cells SmartSurfaces2012: Solar & Biosensor Applications, Alexander Hotel, Dublin,  
M. Rahman, R. Morrish, J. M. D. MacElroy, D. P. Dowling, C. A. Wolden (2012) On the refinement of hematite morphology via a wet etching technique for solar water splitting applications SmartSurfaces2012: Solar & Biosensor Applications, Alexander Hotel, Dublin,  
B.H.Q. Dang, M. Rahman, J.M.D. MacElroy, D.P. Dowling (2011) Evaluation of magnetron sputtering and microwave plasma treatments for the fabrication of photoactive un-doped and C-doped TiO2 coatings NANOSMAT 2011, Krakow, Poland,  
Binh H. Q. Dang, Mahfujur Rahman, Don MacElroy, and Denis P. Dowling (2011) Potential of microwave plasma treatments for the fabrication and processing of photoactive TiO2 coatings The Photocatalytic and Superhydrophilic Surfaces Workshop, PSS2011, Manchester, UK,  
Dr Kevin O'Connor
Guzik M., Duane G., Kenny S., Casey E., O'Connor K.; (2011) Mathematical modelling of the bioprocess for PHA production European Congress of Applied Biotechnology, Berlin,  

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Other Publications
Professor Mohamed Al-Rubeai
Al-Rubeai M.; (2011) Workshop on Developing Skills in Research Methodology. Raparin University: Abstract.  
Al-Rubeai M.; (2011) Workshop on Cell Culture and Production of Biopharmaceuticals. Koya University: Workshops.  
Al-Rubeai M.; (2011) Workshop on Developing Skills in Research Methodology. Salahaddin University: Workshops.  
Al-Rubeai M.; (2011) Working group on quality assurance & accreditation. Ministry of Higher Education, Baghdad, Iraq: Policy Contribution.  
Al-Rubeai M. ; (2011) Workshop on Developing Skills in Research Methodology. University of Baghdad: Workshops.  
Al-Rubeai M.; (2011) Working group on quality assurance & accreditation. Ministry of Higher Education, KRG, Iraq: Policy Contribution.  
Al-Rubeai M.; (2011) Scientific Research in Iraq: Situation and Perspectives, Meeting of Core Group of Experts, UNESCO. Workshops.  
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