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    • The Distribution of Platinum Complexes in Biological Systems 

      Alderden, Rebecca (University of Sydney. School of Chemistry, 2006)
      The toxicity of platinum anticancer drugs presents a major obstacle in the effective treatment of tumours. Much of the toxicity stems from a lack of specificity of the drugs for the sites at which they are able to exert ...
    • Speciation and Reactivity of Cr(III) Nutritional Supplements in Biological Media 

      Pham, Thi Hanh Nguyen (University of Sydney School of Chemistry, 2013-03-28)
      Chromium(III) complexes have been used as nutritional supplements for mammals as well as humans in order to enhance carbohydrate and lipid metabolism. Recently, many studies have been focusing on the benefits of Cr supplements ...
    • Structural Studies of Lanthanide Double Perovskites 

      Saines, Paul James (Faculty of Science. School of Chemistry., 2008-08-14)
      This project focuses on the examination of the structures of lanthanide containing double perovskites of the type Ba2LnB'O6-d (Ln = lanthanide or Y3+ and B' = Nb5+, Ta5+, Sb5+ and/or Sn4+) using synchrotron X-ray and neutron ...
    • Variability, Speciation and Phytoremediation of Soil Arsenic at Cattle Dip Sites in NSW, Australia 

      Niazi, Nabeel Khan (University of Sydney Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources, 2011)
      Arsenic (As) contamination of soils is a major environmental problem due to its toxic and carcinogenic nature. Historical use of As-containing pesticides has resulted in the contamination of soils with high and variable ...