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    • The ferroelectric phase of CdTiO3. A powder neutron diffraction study. 

      Kennedy, Brendan J; Zhou, Qingdi; Avdeev, Maxim (Elsevier, 2011)
      The synthesis of bulk samples of polycrystalline CdTiO3 in both the rhombohedral ilmenite and orthorhombic perovskite forms is described and the structures of these have been refined using powder neutron diffraction data. ...
    • Synchrotron X-ray fluorescence studies of a bromine-labelled cyclic RGD peptide interacting with individual tumor cells 

      Sheridan, Erin J.; Austin, Christopher J. D.; Aitken, Jade B.; Vogt, Stefan; Jolliffe, Katrina A.; Harris, Hugh H.; Rendina, Louis M. (Wiley-Blackwell, 2013)
      The first example of synchrotron X-ray fluorescence imaging of cultured mammalian cells in cyclic peptide research is reported. The study reports the first quantitative analysis of the incorporation of a bromine-labelled ...
    • Patterned chemisorption of proteins by thin polymer film dewetting 

      Lim, S.K.; Perrier, S.; Neto, Chiara (RSC Publishing, 2013-01-10)
      The covalent attachment of proteins and their patterning on surfaces are important in the bio-medical industry, for use in applications such as bio-sensing and biocompatible medical devices. In this work, proteins are ...
    • Mimicking the Wettability of the Rose Petal using Self-assembly of Waterborne Polymer Particles 

      Telford, Andrew Michael; Hawkett, B.S.; Such, C.; Neto, Chiara (ACS, 2013-07-23)
      In this work, we present a novel platform to synthesize polymeric “raspberry” particles and explore their use to fabricate surfaces with low wettability and high water adhesion, resembling the properties of naturally ...
    • Tunable Nanopatterns via the Constrained Dewetting of Polymer Brushes 

      Lee, T.; Hendy, S.C.; Neto, Chiara (ACS, 2013-07-29)
      Coarse-grained molecular dynamics simulations were used to investigate the mor- phology and dynamics of nano-patterns formed by grafted polymer brushes on a non- adsorbing substrate as a result of constrained dewetting. ...
    • Robust grafting of PEG-methacrylate brushes from polymeric coatings 

      Telford, A.M.; Meagher, L.; Neto, Chiara (Elsevier, 2013-08-11)
      A study is presented of the grafting of poly(ethylene glycol)methyl ether methacrylate (PEGMA) from polymeric macroinitiator films to form well-defined polymer brushes, using activators generated/regenerated by electron ...
    • Supramolecular beta-cyclodextrin adducts of boron-rich DNA metallointercalators containing dicarba-closo-dodecaborane 

      Ching, H. Y. Vincent; Clarke, Ronald J.; Rendina, Louis M. (American Chemical Society, 2013-08-28)
      A chiral, isomeric series of novel boron-rich PtII metallointercalators ([PtL2(phen)](NO3)2: L = (x)-(1,y-closo-carboran-1-yl)pyrid-z-ylmethanol: x = R, S; y = 7, 12; z = 3, 4) wre prepared and fully characterized. By means ...
    • Sulfate selective recognition using neutral dipeptide anion receptors in aqueous solution 

      Elmes, Robert B. P.; Yuen, Karen K. Y.; Jolliffe, Katrina A. (Wiley, 2014)
      The synthesis of six small peptide anion receptors based on thiourea and squaramide recognition moieties is described. These new receptors bind to tetrahedral sulfate anions with remarkable affinity and selectivity in ...
    • High mitochondrial accumulation of new gadolinium(III) agents within tumour cells 

      Morrison, Daniel E.; Aitken, Jade B.; de Jonge, Martin D.; Ioppolo, Joseph A.; Harris, Hugh H.; Rendina, Louis M. (Royal Society of Chemistry, 2014)
      The first bifunctional Gd(III) complexes covalently bound to arylphosphonium cations and the first tumour-cell selective mitochondrial agents designed for potential application in binary cancer therapies are reported. The ...
    • Interfacial slip on rough, patterned and soft surfaces: A review of experiments and simulations 

      Lee, Thomas; Charrault, Eric; Neto, Chiara (Elsevier, 2014-02-22)
      Advancements in the fabrication of microfluidic and nanofluidic devices and the study of liquids in confined geometries rely on understanding the boundary conditions for the flow of liquids at solid surfaces. Over the past ...
    • The first indoleamine-2,3-dioxygenase-1 (IDO1) inhibitors containing carborane 

      Austin, Christopher J. D.; Kahlert, Jan; Issa, Fatiah; Reed, John H.; Smith, Jason R.; Ioppolo, Joseph A.; Ong, Jennifer A.; Jamie, Joanne F.; Hibbs, David; Rendina, Louis M. (Royal Society of Chemistry, 2014-04-22)
      Indoleamine-2,3-dioxygenase-1 (IDO1) is a critical immunoregulatory enzyme responsible for the metabolism of tryptophan during inflammation and disease. Based upon a pyranonaphthoquinone framework, the first examples of ...
    • Carborane functionalization of the aromatic network in chemically-synthesized graphene 

      Kahlert, Jan U.; Rawal, Aditya; Hook, James M.; Rendina, Louis M.; Choucair, Mohammad (Royal Society of Chemistry, 2014-08-06)
      The conjugated aromatic system of graphene was used to trap the reactive, boron-rich 1,2-carborane cluster. Functionalization of the graphene surface was confirmed by solid-state MAS 11B NMR spectroscopy and quantified by ...
    • Protein Micropatterns by PEG Grafting on Dewetted PLGA Films 

      Ghezzi, Manuel; Thickett, S.C.; Telford, A.M.; Easton, C.D.; Meagher, L.; Neto, Chiara (ACS Publications, 2014-09-08)
      The ability to control protein and cell positioning on a microscopic scale is crucial in many biomedical applications, such as single cell studies. We have developed and investigated the grafting of poly(ethylene glycol) ...
    • Synthesis and biological evaluation of a class of mitochondrially-targeted gadolinium(III) agents 

      Morrison, Daniel E.; Aitken, Jade B.; de Jonge, Martin D.; Issa, Fatiah; Harris, Hugh H.; Rendina, Louis M. (Wiley - V C H Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, 2014-10-16)
      A structure–activity relationship study of a library of novel bifunctional GdIII complexes covalently linked to arylphosphonium cations is reported. Such complexes have been designed for potential application in binary ...
    • Amino acid-based squaramides for anion recognition 

      Elmes, Robert B. P.; Jolliffe, Katrina A. (Taylor and Francis, 2015)
      Eight receptors 1–8 comprising an L-lysine scaffold modified at N- and C-termini with aliphatic alkyl chains and N,N0-alkyl amides, respectively, and bearing squaramide moieties on the amino acid side chain were synthesised ...
    • Selective sensing of pyrophosphate in physiological media using zinc(II)dipicolylamino-functionalised peptides 

      Zwicker, Vincent E.; Long, Benjamin M.; Jolliffe, Katrina A. (Royal Society of Chemistry, 2015)
      A series of linear peptide based anion receptors, in which the distance between the bis[zinc(II)dipicolylamine] binding sites and the peptide backbone was varied systematically, was prepared and their anion binding ability ...
    • Fluorescent and colorimetric chemosensors for pyrophosphate 

      Lee, Songyi; Yuen, Karen K. Y.; Jolliffe, Katrina A.; Yoon, Juyoung (Royal Society of Chemistry, 2015)
      Pyrophosphate anions play key roles in various biological and chemical processes. During the last few years, many exciting results have emerged regarding the development of fluorescent and colorimetric sensors for this ...
    • Anion Recognition By Cyclic Peptides 

      Elmes, Robert B. P.; Jolliffe, Katrina A. (Royal Society of Chemistry, 2015-01)
      Anion binding selectivity can often be controlled by judicious arrangement of recognition moieties around an anion of interest. Indeed, nature takes advantage of large peptides/proteins to provide highly efficient and ...
    • Control of nanoparticle formation using the constrained dewetting of polymer brushes 

      Lee, Thomas; Hendy, Shaun C.; Neto, Chiara (RSC Publishing, 2015-01-14)
      We have used coarse-grained molecular dynamics simulations to investigate the use of pinned micelles formed by the constrained dewetting of polymer brushes to act as a template for nanoparticle formation. The evaporation ...
    • Synthesis and DNA-binding studies of a dinuclear gadolinium(III)-platinum(II) complex 

      Fenton, Jacob M.; Busse, Madleen; Rendina, Louis M. (CSIRO Publishing, 2015-01-27)
      The synthesis and characterisation of a new dinuclear GdIII–PtII complex (1·PF6) containing a functionalised macrocyclic 1,4,7,10-tetraazacyclododecane-1,4,7-triacetic acid derivative linked to a PtII-terpy (terpy = 2,2′ ...