Department of Chemical Sciences

Research Output 1979 2020

2020

From hybrid fibres to microfibres: the characteristics of polyamide 6/polypropylene blend via one-step twin-screw melt extrusion

Kunchimon, S. Z., Tausif, M., Goswami, P. & Cheung, V., 8 Jan 2020, In : Polymer Engineering and Science. 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Polypropylenes
Polyamides
Extrusion
Fibers
nylon 6
Open Access
Differential thermal analysis
thermal analysis
Microwaves
formulations
microwaves

Unravelling the Mechanism of Excited-State Interligand Energy Transfer and the Engineering of Dual Emission in [Ir(C^N)2(N^N)]+ Complexes

Scattergood, P., Ranieri, A., Charalambou, L., Comia, A., Ross, D., Rice, C., Hardman, S., Heully, J-L., Dixon, I. M., Massi, M., Alary, F. & Elliott, P., 14 Jan 2020, In : Inorganic Chemistry. 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Excited states
Triazoles
Energy transfer
energy transfer
engineering
2019

Accelerated weathering of textile waste nonwovens used as sustainable agricultural mulching

Abidi, H., Rana, S., Chaouch, W., Azouz, B., Ben Aissa, I., Ben Hassen, M. & Fangueiro, R., 9 Jun 2019, In : Journal of Industrial Textiles.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Weathering
Textiles
Plastic films
Cotton
Natural fibers
Anions
Ligands
acetonitrile
1 Citation (Scopus)

Analysis and recommendations for European carbon dioxide utilization policies

Castillo-Castillo, A. & Angelis-Dimakis, A., 1 Oct 2019, In : Journal of Environmental Management. 247, p. 439-448 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Carbon capture
Carbon dioxide
carbon dioxide
stakeholder
Climate change

A New Approach for the Functionalisation of Polysulfone with β-cyclodextrin

A. Abdeldayem, S., M. Abou Elmaaty, T., Russell, S. J., Goswami, P. & Smith, T., 7 Aug 2019, In : Materials Research Express. 6, 10, 105310.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Polysulfones
Cyclodextrins
Phenolphthalein
Amination
Complexation
Mass spectrometry
Microscopic examination
Polymers
Thermal expansion
Ions
9 Citations (Scopus)

A Review on Cleaner Production of Biofuel Feedstock from Integrated CO2 Sequestration and Wastewater Treatment System 

SundarRajan, P. S., Gopinath, K. P., Greetham, D. & Antonysamy, A. J., 10 Feb 2019, In : Journal of Cleaner Production. 210, p. 445-458 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
File
cleaner production
Biofuels
biofuel
Wastewater treatment
carbon sequestration

A Role for COX20 in Tolerance to Oxidative Stress and Programmed Cell Death in Saccharomyces cerevisiae

Keerthiraju, E., Du, C., Tucker, G. & Greetham, D., 18 Nov 2019, In : Microorganisms. 7, 11, p. 1-12 12 p., 575.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Saccharomyces cerevisiae
Oxidative Stress
Cell Death
Yeasts
Acetic Acid

Base-Mediated Ring-Contraction of Pyran Systems Promoted by Palladium and Phase-Transfer Catalysis

Aiken, S., De Azevedo, O., Chauhan, K., Driscoll, T., Elliott, P., Gabbutt, C. & Heron, M., 20 Dec 2019, In : Journal of Organic Chemistry. 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pyrans
Palladium
Catalysis
Open Access
book review
decolonization
politics
student
social class
1 Citation (Scopus)

Caffeine release and absorption from caffeinated gums

Morris, C., Viriot, S. M., Farooq Mirza, Q. U. A., Morris, G. & Lynn, A., 1 Apr 2019, In : Food and Function. 10, 4, p. 1792-1796 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Gingiva
caffeine
Caffeine
Mastication
mastication

Calorimetric study on electrolytic decomposition of hydroxylammonium nitrate (HAN) ternary mixtures

Chai, W. S., Chin, J. K., Cheah, K. H., Koh, K. S. & Wahida Ku Chik, T. F., 1 Sep 2019, In : Acta Astronautica. 162, p. 66-71 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nitrates
Decomposition
Joule heating
Thermal energy
Temperature control
1 Citation (Scopus)

Characterizing Drug-Polymer Bead Interactions Using Isothermal Titration Calorimetry

Swaine, T., Garcia, P., Tang, Y., Lewis, A., Parkes, G. & Waters, L., 1 May 2019, In : Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences. 108, 5, p. 1772-1778 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Calorimetry
Polymers
irinotecan
Hydrogel
Doxorubicin

Coalescence Efficiency of Surface Modified PBT Meltblown Nonwovens in the Separation of Water from Diesel Fuel Containing Surfactants

Arouni, H., Farooq, U., Goswami, P., Kapur, N. & Russell, S. J., 1 Dec 2019, In : Results in Engineering. 4, 100048.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Diesel fuels
Coalescence
Wetting
Surface active agents
Water

Colin Webb: The man, the mentor and the microbes

Campbell, G., 15 Nov 2019, In : Biochemical Engineering Journal. 151, 2 p., 107362.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Computationally Assisted Mechanistic Investigation into Hypervalent Iodine Catalysis: Cyclization of N-Allylbenzamide

Butt, S., Das, M., Sotiropoulos, J-M. & Moran, W., 6 Dec 2019, In : Journal of Organic Chemistry. 84, 23, p. 15605-15613 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cyclization
Iodine
Catalysis
Reaction rates
Substrates
2 Citations (Scopus)

Computer-Aided Design of Nanoceria Structures as Enzyme Mimetic Agents: The Role of Bodily Electrolytes on Maximizing Their Activity

Molinari, M., Symington, A., Sayle, D., Sakthivel, T. S., Seal, S. & Parker, S. C., 18 Mar 2019, In : ACS Applied Bio Materials. 2, 3, p. 1098-1106 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Computer-Aided Design
Electrolytes
Computer aided design
Enzymes
Poisoning
3 Citations (Scopus)

Controlling the {111}/{110} Surface Ratio of Cuboidal Ceria Nanoparticles

Castanet, U., Feral-Martin, C., Demourgues, A., Neal, R., Sayle, D., Caddeo, F., Flitcroft, J., Caygill, R., Pointon, B., Molinari, M. & Majimel, J., 27 Mar 2019, In : ACS applied materials & interfaces. 11, 12, p. 11384-11390 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cerium compounds
Nanoparticles
Molecular dynamics
High resolution transmission electron microscopy
Hydrothermal synthesis

Crown ether alkali metal TCNQ complexes revisited – the impact of smaller cation complexes on their solid-state architecture and properties

Bingjia Yan, Peter N Horton, Andrea E Russell, Wedge, C., Simon C Weston & Martin Christopher Grossel, 7 Jun 2019, In : CrystEngComm. 21, 21, p. 3273-3279 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Alkali Metals
Crown Ethers
Crown ethers
Alkali metals
Metal complexes

Cyclic Vinyl(aryl)iodonium Salts: Synthesis and Reactivity

Kepski, K., Rice, C. & Moran, W., 6 Sep 2019, In : Organic Letters. 21, 17, p. 6936-6939 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nucleophiles
nucleophiles
reactivity
Salts
Crystal structure

Defect segregation facilitates oxygen transport at fluorite UO2 grain boundaries

Symington, A. R., Molinari, M., Brincat, N. A., Williams, N. R. & Parker, S. C., 8 Jul 2019, In : Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences. 377, 2152, 16 p., 20190026.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Fluorspar
Grain Boundary
fluorite
Segregation
Oxygen
Open Access
Gels
Polymers
Growth
Porosity
Tablets
1 Citation (Scopus)

Dietary Fibre from Berry‐Processing waste and its impact on bread structure: A review

Alba, J., Campbell, G. & Kontogiorgos, V., 1 Jul 2019, In : Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture. 99, 9, p. 4189-4199 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Bread
Dietary Fiber
breads
dietary fiber
Fruit

Droplet Misalignment Limit for Inkjet Printing into Cavities on Textured Surfaces

Jackson, F. F., Kubiak, K. J., Wilson, M. C. T., Molinari, M. & Stetsyuk, V., 23 Jul 2019, In : Langmuir. 35, 29, p. 9564-9571 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

printing
misalignment
Printing
cavities
wettability
3 Citations (Scopus)

Efficient electron transfer across hydrogen bond interfaces by proton-coupled and -uncoupled pathways

Cheng, T., Shen, D. X., Meng, M., Mallick, S., Cao, L., Patmore, N. J., Zhang, H. L., Zou, S. F., Chen, H. W., Qin, Y., Wu, Y. Y. & Liu, C. Y., 4 Apr 2019, In : Nature Communications. 10, 1, 10 p., 1531.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Protons
Hydrogen
Hydrogen bonds
electron transfer
Electrons
1 Citation (Scopus)

Expedient synthesis of highly substituted 3,4-dihydro-1,2-oxathiine 2,2-dioxides and 1,2-oxathiine 2,2-dioxides: Revisiting sulfene additions to enaminoketones

Aiken, S., Anozie, K., De Azevedo, O., Cowan, L., Edgar, R., Gabbutt, C., Heron, B., Lawrence, P., Mills, A., Rice, C., Urquhart, M. & Zonidis, D., Nov 2019, In : Organic and Biomolecular Chemistry. 17, 44, p. 9585-9604 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Oxathiins
dioxides
synthesis
elimination
analogs

Exploration of a New Source of Sustainable Nanomaterial from the Koh-e-Suleiman Mountain Range of Pakistan for Industrial Applications

Nirwan, J., Farhaj, S., Chaudhary, M. M., Khizer, Z., Hasan, S. S., Angelis-Dimakis, A., Gill, A., Rasheed, H., Abbas, N., Arshad, M. S., Hussain, T., Shahzad, Y., Yousaf, A., Chohan, T. A., Hussain, T., Merchant, H., Akram, M. R., Khan, T. M., Ashraf, M., Conway, B. & 1 others, Ghori, M. U., 27 Dec 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Scientific Reports.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nanostructured materials
Industrial applications
Bentonite
Clay
Clay minerals
4 Citations (Scopus)

Exploring the tolerance of marine yeast to inhibitory compounds for improving bioethanol production

Greetham, D., Zaky, A. S. & Du, C., 1 Jun 2019, In : Sustainable Energy and Fuels. 3, 6, p. 1545-1553 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Bioethanol
Yeast
Acetic acid
Microorganisms
Fermentation

Fabrication and preliminary testing of hydroxylammonium nitrate (HAN)-based ceramic microthruster for potential application of nanosatellites in constellation formation flying

kalaimani markandan, Zhang, Z., Chin, J. K., Kean How Cheah & Hai-Bin Tang, 1 Nov 2019, In : Microsystem Technologies. 25, 11, p. 4209-4217 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Nanosatellites
nanosatellites
formation flying
constellations
Nitrates

Finishing Processes and Recent Developments

Hewitt, A. & Hebden, A., 8 Aug 2019, Fibres to Smart Textiles: Advances in Manufacturing, Technologies, and Applications. Patnaik, A. & Patnaik, S. (eds.). Boca Raton: CRC Press, p. 201-220 20 p. (Textile Institute Professional Publications).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Textile finishing
Textile processing
Hydrophilicity
Hydrophobicity
Yarn
1 Citation (Scopus)

Formation of a Bile Salt-Drug Hydrogel to Predict Human Intestinal Absorption

Shokry, D. S., Waters, L. J., Parkes, G. M. B., Mitchell, J. C. & Snowden, M. J., Jan 2019, In : Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences. 108, 1, p. 279-287 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Hydrogel
Intestinal Absorption
Bile Acids and Salts
Hydrogels
Pharmaceutical Preparations
3 Citations (Scopus)

Formation of bioactive hydroxyapatite-containing titania coatings on CP-Ti 4+ alloy generated by plasma electrolytic oxidation

Lederer, S., Sankaran, S., Smith, T. & Fürbeth, W., 15 Apr 2019, In : Surface and Coatings Technology. 363, p. 66-74 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Durapatite
activity (biology)
Hydroxyapatite
titanium
Titanium

Genomic Insights Into A Novel, Alkalitolerant Nitrogen Fixing Bacteria, Azonexus sp. Strain ZS02.

Salah, Z., Charles, C., Humphreys, P., Laws, A. & Rout, S., 1 Jan 2019, In : Journal of Genomics. 7, 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Bacteria
Nitrogen
Genes
Antiporters
Genome Size

How Serratia marcescens HB-4 absorbs cadmium and its implication on phytoremediation

Chen, Y., Zhu, Q., Dong, X., Huang, W., Du, C. & Lu, D., 15 Dec 2019, In : Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety. 185, 109723.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Serratia marcescens
Environmental Biodegradation
Houttuynia
Cadmium
Adsorption

Identification of decomposition volatile organic compounds from surface-deposited and submerged porcine remains

Irish, L., Rennie, S., Parkes, G. & Williams, A., 1 Sep 2019, In : Science and Justice. 59, 5, p. 503-515 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Volatile Organic Compounds
Cadaver
Swine
Dogs
Water

Impact of Hydrogen on the Intermediate Oxygen Clusters and Diffusion in Fluorite Structured UO 2+x

Flitcroft, J., Symington, A., Molinari, M., Brincat, N. A., Williams, N. R. & Parker, S. C., 2019, In : Inorganic Chemistry. 58, 6, p. 3774-3779 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fluorspar
fluorite
Hydrogen
Oxygen
oxygen

Inhibition of the photochromic behaviour of a 3,3-diphenyl-3H-pyrano[3,2-f]quinoline ligand by coordination to Ag(I) ions

Edgar, R., Elliott, P., Fennessy, R. V., Gabbutt, C., Heron, M., Pope, S., Sinopoli, A. & Rice, C., 23 Dec 2019, In : Dyes and Pigments. 175, 4 p., 108167.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ligands
Ions
Thiazoles
Fluorescence
Wavelength

In-Situ Biofilm Formation in Hyper Alkaline Environments

Charles, C., Rout, S., Wormald, R., Laws, A., Jackson, B. R., Boxall, S. A. & Humphreys, P., 28 May 2019, In : Geomicrobiology Journal. 36, 5, p. 405-411 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
alkaline environment
Biofilms
biofilm
Sugars
Proteobacteria
2 Citations (Scopus)

In-situ observation of radiation physics and chemistry of nanostructured cerium oxide in water

Asghar, M. S. A., Inkson, B., Seal, S., Molinari, M., Sayle, D. & Möbus, G., 1 Jan 2019, In : Materials Research Express. 6, 1, 015032.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Cerium compounds
Cerium
Dissolution
Physics
Radiation
3 Citations (Scopus)

Integrated processing of sugarcane bagasse: Arabinoxylan extraction integrated with ethanol production

Campbell, G. M., Čukelj Mustač, N., Alyassin, M., Gomez, L. D., Simister, R., Flint, J., Philips, D. J., Gronnow, M. J. & Westwood, N. J., 15 Jun 2019, In : Biochemical Engineering Journal. 146, p. 31-40 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Saccharum
Bagasse
Ethanol
Enzymes
Processing

Investigating potential wound healing properties of polysaccharides extracted from Grewia mollis Juss. and Hoheria populnea A. Cunn. (Malvaceae)

Pearman, N., Moxon, S., Carnachan, S. M., Cooke, M. E., Nep, E. I., Sims, I. M., Morris, G. & Smith, A., Oct 2019, In : Bioactive Carbohydrates and Dietary Fibre. 20, 8 p., 100201.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Grewia
Malvaceae
tissue repair
Wound Healing
Polysaccharides

In Vivo Optical Performance of a New Class of Near-Infrared-Emitting Conjugated Polymers: Borylated PF8-BT

Neumann, P. R., Crossley, D. L., Turner, M., Ingleson, M., Green, M., Rao, J. & Dailey, L. A., 18 Dec 2019, In : ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces. 11, 50, p. 46525-46535 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Conjugated polymers
Indocyanine Green
Nanoparticles
Infrared radiation
Fluorophores
2 Citations (Scopus)
Lactobacillus fermentum
Glucans
Molecular mass
Blood Cells
Blood

Isolation and characterization of a novel exopolysaccharide secreted by Lactobacillus mucosae VG1.

Fagunwa, O., Ahmed, H., Sadiq, S., Humphreys, P., Mclay, N. & Laws, A., 1 Oct 2019, In : Carbohydrate Research. 484, 8 p., 107781.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lactobacillus
Mucous Membrane
Vegetarian Diet
Size exclusion chromatography
Molecular mass

Kinetic analysis of cellulose acetate/cellulose II hybrid fiber formation by alkaline hydrolysis

Tulos, N., Harbottle, D., Hebden, A., Goswami, P. & Blackburn, R. S., 6 Mar 2019, In : ACS Omega. 4, 3, p. 4936-4942 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Cellulose
Hydrolysis
Kinetics
Fibers
Fourier transforms
1 Citation (Scopus)

Lornoxicam drug—A new study of thermal degradation under oxidative and pyrolysis conditions using the thermoanalytical techniques, DRX and LC-MS/MS

Carvalho, A. C. S., Zangaro, G. A. C., Fernandes, R. P., Ekawa, B., Nascimento, A. L. C. S., Silva, B. F., Ashton, G., Parkes, G., Ionashiro, M. & Caires, F. J., 1 Oct 2019, In : Thermochimica Acta. 680, 8 p., 178353.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

thermal degradation
pyrolysis
Pyrolysis
heat measurement
thermogravimetry
7 Citations (Scopus)

Low-field, benchtop NMR spectroscopy as a potential tool for point-of-care diagnostics of metabolic conditions: Validation, protocols and computational models

Percival, B. C., Grootveld, M., Gibson, M., Osman, Y., Molinari, M., Jafari, F., Sahota, T., Martin, M., Casanova, F., Mather, M. L., Edgar, M., Masania, J. & Wilson, P. B., 2019, In : High-Throughput. 8, 1, 33 p., 2.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Point-of-Care Systems
Nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy
Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy
Nuclear magnetic resonance
Magnetic resonance spectrometers