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Research Output

1992

Synthesis of the 5-thiorotenoid system from thiochroman-3-one

Gabbutt, C. D., Hepworth, J. D. & Heron, B. M., 1 Dec 1992, In : Journal of the Chemical Society, Perkin Transactions 1. 22, p. 3015-3018 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Citations (Scopus)
1993

Direct aromatic tert-butylation during the synthesis of thiochroman-4-ones

Clayton, S. E., Gabbutt, C. D., Hepworth, J. D. & Heron, B. M., 22 Jan 1993, In : Tetrahedron. 49, 4, p. 939-946 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

21 Citations (Scopus)
1994

Allenes from 3-bromo-2H-1-benzopyrans

Gabbutt, C. D., Hepworth, J. D., Mark Heron, B. & Moshfiqur Rahman, M., 1 Jan 1994, In : Journal of the Chemical Society, Perkin Transactions 1. 13, p. 1733-1737 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Citations (Scopus)
16 Citations (Scopus)

Directed lithiation of some chroman-4-ols

Bethune, R. J., Gabbutt, C. D., Guinot, S. G. R., Hepworth, J. D. & Heron, B. M., 1 Dec 1994, In : Journal of the Chemical Society, Perkin Transactions 1. 14, p. 1925-1933 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Citations (Scopus)

Expedient syntheses of the rotenoid and thiorotenoid systems

Gabbutt, C. D., Hepworth, J. D. & Heron, B. M., 1 Dec 1994, In : Journal of the Chemical Society, Perkin Transactions 1. 6, p. 653-657 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20 Citations (Scopus)

Ring contraction of sulfenamides derived from thiochroman-4-ones

Gabbutt, C. D., Hepworth, J. D., Heron, B. M. & Kanjia, M., 17 Jan 1994, In : Tetrahedron. 50, 3, p. 827-834 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Citations (Scopus)

Synthesis and reactivity of some 4-bromo- 2H-chromenes and 2H-thiochromenes

Gabbutt, C. D., Hartley, D. J., Hepworth, J. D., Heron, B. M., Kanjia, M. & Rahman, M. M., 21 Feb 1994, In : Tetrahedron. 50, 8, p. 2507-2522 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

32 Citations (Scopus)

Synthesis and reactivity of some thiochroman-3,4-diones.

Gabbutt, C. D., Hepworth, J. D. & Heron, B. M., 1 Jan 1994, In : Tetrahedron. 50, 26, p. 7865-7878 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Citations (Scopus)
1995

Heterocycles from Intramolecular Wittig, Horner and Wadsworth-Emmons Reactions

Heron, B. M., 1995, In : Heterocycles. 41, 10, p. 2357-2386 30 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

28 Citations (Scopus)

Reactions of some 2H-Chromenes and 2H-Thiochromenes with triazolinediones

Gabbutt, C. D., Hepworth, J. D. & Mark Heron, B., 1 Nov 1995, In : Tetrahedron. 51, 48, p. 13277-13290 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Citations (Scopus)
1996

The generation and reactions of 3,4-didehydro-2H-[1]benzopyran, a highly strained heterocycle

Gabbutt, C. D., Heron, B. M., Hepworth, J. D. & Rahman, M. M., 19 Feb 1996, In : Tetrahedron Letters. 37, 8, p. 1313-1316 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Citations (Scopus)
1997

A Facile Synthesis of Some Benzothiopyrano[4,3-b]pyrroles

Gabbutt, C. D., Hepworth, J. D. & Heron, B. M., 1 Dec 1997, In : Journal of Chemical Research - Part S. 3, p. 102-103 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Citations (Scopus)
1998

Structural studies of a novel heterocyclic phosphorane

Gabbutt, C. D., Hepworth, J. D., Heron, B. M., Jones, A. M., Raper, E. S. & Clegg, W., 1 Jan 1998, In : Phosphorus, Sulfur and Silicon and Related Elements. 143, 1, p. 221-230 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)

The directed lithiation of some 3-acylchromone acetals

Daia, G. E., Gabbutt, C. D., Hepworth, J. D., Heron, B. M., Hibbs, D. E. & Hursthouse, M. B., 5 Mar 1998, In : Tetrahedron Letters. 39, 10, p. 1215-1218 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Citations (Scopus)

The oxidative ring expansion of spiro-annulated chroman-4-ones: Syntheses of the rotenoid core and related benzoxanthones

Gabbutt, C. D., Hepworth, J. D., Heron, B. M. & Thomas, J. L., 19 Feb 1998, In : Tetrahedron Letters. 39, 8, p. 881-884 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

18 Citations (Scopus)
1999

An NMR investigation of the merocyanine dyes generated by protolysis of some novel spironaphthopyranoindoles

Gabbutt, C. D., Hepworth, J. D. & Heron, B. M., 30 Apr 1999, In : Dyes and Pigments. 42, 1, p. 35-43 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Citations (Scopus)
5 Citations (Scopus)

An unusual ring expansion from the Zav'yalov pyrrole synthesis: Formation of oxacino[2,3-c]pyrroles

Gabbutt, C. D., Hepworth, J. D., Heron, B. M., Elsegood, M. R. J. & Clegg, W., 7 Feb 1999, In : Chemical Communications. 3, p. 289-290 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Citations (Scopus)

Chapter 6.4 Six-Membered Ring Systems: With O and/or S Atoms

Hepworth, J. D. & Mark Heron, B., 1 Dec 1999, In : Progress in Heterocyclic Chemistry. 11, C, p. 299-318 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Citations (Scopus)

Synthesis and reactivity of some 3,4-dibromo-2H[1]benzopyrans: The generation and reactions of 3,4-didehydro-2H-[1]benzopyran

Gabbutt, C. D., Hepworth, J. D., Heron, B. M., Rahman, M. M., Coles, S. J. & Hursthouse, M. B., 20 Aug 1999, In : Tetrahedron. 55, 34, p. 10467-10480 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Citations (Scopus)
2000

Conjugate addition of a phosphorus ylide to 3-cyanochromone

Gabbutt, C. D., Heron, B. M., Hursthouse, M. B. & Abdul Malik, K. M., 1 Jan 2000, In : Phosphorus, Sulfur and Silicon and Related Elements. 166, 1, p. 99-109 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Citations (Scopus)

Photochromism of some heterobenzopyrans

Gabbutt, C. D., Hepworth, J. D., Heron, B. M. & Partington, S. M., 1 Jan 2000, In : Molecular Crystals and Liquid Crystals Science and Technology Section A: Molecular Crystals and Liquid Crystals. 344, 1, p. 229-234 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

1 Citation (Scopus)

Photochromism of some thienobenzopyrans

Gabbutt, C. D., Hepworth, J. D., Heron, B. M. & Partington, S. M., 1 Oct 2000, In : Dyes and Pigments. 47, 1-2, p. 73-77 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Citations (Scopus)

Protolysis of spironaphtho(aza)pyranoindoles

Gabbutt, C. D., Hepworth, J. D., Heron, B. M. & Partington, S. M., 1 Dec 2000, In : Molecular Crystals and Liquid Crystals Science and Technology Section A: Molecular Crystals and Liquid Crystals. 345, p. 323-328 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

3 Citations (Scopus)

Synthesis of some thiochromeno[4,3-c]- and [3,4-c]-pyrazoles

Gabbutt, C. D., Hepworth, J. D., Heron, B. M., Coles, S. J. & Hursthouse, M. B., 1 Jan 2000, In : Journal of the Chemical Society, Perkin Transactions 1. 17, p. 2930-2938 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Citations (Scopus)
2002

A facile route to pyrroles, isoindoles and hetero fused analogues

Gabbutt, C. D., Heron, B. M., Pugh, S. L. & Hepworth, J. D., 20 Dec 2002, In : Journal of the Chemical Society. Perkin Transactions 1. 2, 24, p. 2799-2808 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

17 Citations (Scopus)

Synthesis and cycloadditions of 9H-furo[3,4-b][1]benzo(thio)pyran-9-ones: Furan ring formation by a novel hydrolytically induced cycloreversion

Daia, G. E., Gabbutt, C. D., Hepworth, J. D., Heron, B. M., Hibbs, D. E. & Hursthouse, M. B., 17 Jun 2002, In : Tetrahedron Letters. 43, 25, p. 4507-4510 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Citations (Scopus)

Synthesis and photochromic properties of some fluorine-containing naphthopyrans

Gabbutt, C. D., Gelbrich, T., Hepworth, J. D., Heron, B. M., Hursthouse, M. B. & Partington, S. M., 1 Jul 2002, In : Dyes and Pigments. 54, 1, p. 79-93 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

42 Citations (Scopus)

Unusual aminations with tetramethylguanidine

Gabbutt, C. D., Heron, B. M., McCreary, J. M. & Thomas, D. A., 1 Feb 2002, In : Journal of Chemical Research - Part S. 2002, 2, p. 69-71 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Citations (Scopus)
2003

Conjugate additions of lithium dialkynylcuprates [(RC≡C)2CuLi] to activated chromones. Unexpected formation of the 6H-bis[1]benzopyrano[2,3-b:3′,4′-e]pyridine system

Daia, D. E., Gabbutt, C. D., Heron, B. M., Hepworth, J. D., Hursthouse, M. B. & Malik, K. M. A., 10 Feb 2003, In : Tetrahedron Letters. 44, 7, p. 1461-1464 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

21 Citations (Scopus)

Control of the fading properties of photochromic 3,3-diaryl-3H-naphtho[2,1-b]pyrans

Gabbutt, C. D., Heron, B. M. & Instone, A. C., 1 Apr 2003, In : Heterocycles. 60, 4, p. 843-855 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Citations (Scopus)

Observations on the synthesis of photochromic naphthopyrans

Gabbutt, C. D., Heron, B. M., Instone, A. C., Thomas, D. A., Partington, S. M., Hursthouse, M. B. & Gelbrich, T., 1 Mar 2003, In : European Journal of Organic Chemistry. 2003, 7, p. 1220-1230 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

79 Citations (Scopus)
2004

Carbenoid induced irreversible ring opening of naphthopyrans

Gabbutt, C. D., Heron, B. M., Thomas, D. A., Light, M. E. & Hursthouse, M. B., 2 Aug 2004, In : Tetrahedron Letters. 45, 32, p. 6151-6154 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Citations (Scopus)

Synthesis and photochromic properties of methoxy substituted 2,2-diaryl-2H-naphtho[1,2-b]pyrans

Gabbutt, C. D., Hepworth, J. D., Heron, B. M., Thomas, D. A., Kilner, C. & Partington, S. M., 1 Mar 2004, In : Heterocycles. 63, 3, p. 567-582 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

23 Citations (Scopus)
2005

Chapter 2 - Synthesis and photochromic properties of naphthopyrans

Hepworth, J. D. & Heron, B. M., 2005, In : Progress in Heterocyclic Chemistry. 17, C, p. 33-62 30 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

42 Citations (Scopus)

Photochromic naphthopyrans containing a latent carbene unit

Gabbutt, C. D., Heron, B. M., Thomas, D. A., Partington, S. M., Light, M. E. & Hursthouse, M. B., 1 Dec 2005, In : Molecular Crystals and Liquid Crystals. 431, 1, p. 357-362 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Solubility of a spiroindolinonaphthoxazine photochromic dye in supercritical carbon dioxide: Experimental determination and correlation

Coimbra, P., Gil, M. H., Duarte, C. M. M., Heron, B. M. & De Sousa, H. C., 25 Nov 2005, In : Fluid Phase Equilibria. 238, 1, p. 120-128 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

38 Citations (Scopus)

Spectrokinetic studies on new bi-photochromic molecules containing two naphthopyran entities

Coelho, P. J., Salvador, M. A., Heron, B. M. & Carvalho, L. M., 5 Dec 2005, In : Tetrahedron. 61, 49, p. 11730-11743 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

27 Citations (Scopus)

Synthesis and characterization of copper(II) complexes of 4-alkyl/aryl-1,2-naphthoquinones thiosemicarbazones derivatives as potent DNA cleaving agents

Afrasiabi, Z., Sinn, E., Kulkarni, P. P., Ambike, V., Padhye, S., Deobagakar, D., Heron, M., Gabbutt, C., Anson, C. E. & Powell, A. K., 30 Mar 2005, In : Inorganica Chimica Acta. 358, 6, p. 2023-2030 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

23 Citations (Scopus)

Synthesis and photochromic properties of 2H,9H-indeno[1,2-f]- and 3H,7H-indeno[2,1-i]-naphtho[2,1-b]pyrans

Gabbutt, C. D., Heron, B. M., Mars, C. A. & Partington, S. M., 1 Dec 2005, In : Molecular Crystals and Liquid Crystals. 430, 1, p. 167-172 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)

Synthesis and photochromic properties of substituted 3H-naphtho[2,1-b] pyrans

Gabbutt, C. D., Heron, B. M., Instone, A. C., Horton, P. N. & Hursthouse, M. B., 10 Jan 2005, In : Tetrahedron. 61, 2, p. 463-471 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

37 Citations (Scopus)

Synthesis of 3-alkenyl-2-arylchromones and 2,3-dialkenylchromones via acid-catalysed retro-Michael ring opening of 3-acylchroman-4-ones

Clarke, D. S., Gabbutt, C. D., Hepworth, J. D. & Heron, B. M., 15 Aug 2005, In : Tetrahedron Letters. 46, 33, p. 5515-5519 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

22 Citations (Scopus)
2006

Oxidation and ring cleavage reactions of 3-benzhydrylchromones. Generation of triarylmethine cations from methylidenechroman-4-ones and benzopyrano[4,3-c]pyrazoles

Gabbutt, C. D., Hargrove, T. F. L., Mark Heron, B., Jones, D., Poyner, C., Yildiz, E., Horton, P. N. & Hursthouse, M. B., 20 Nov 2006, In : Tetrahedron. 62, 47, p. 10945-10953 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Citations (Scopus)

Photochromic naphthopyrans

Hepworth, J. D. & Heron, B. M., 2006, Functional Dyes. Kim, S-H. (ed.). Elsevier, p. 85-135 51 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

45 Citations (Scopus)
23 Citations (Scopus)
2007

Tuning the color switching of naphthopyrans via the control of polymeric architectures

Sriprom, W., Néel, M., Gabbutt, C. D., Heron, B. M. & Perrier, S., 21 May 2007, In : Journal of Materials Chemistry. 17, 19, p. 1885-1893 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

57 Citations (Scopus)
2008

Ring contraction during the 6π-electrocyclisation of naphthopyran valence tautomers

Gabbutt, C. D., Heron, B. M., Kolla, S. B., Kilner, C., Coles, S. J., Horton, P. N. & Hursthouse, M. B., 7 Sep 2008, In : Organic and Biomolecular Chemistry. 6, 17, p. 3096-3104 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

24 Citations (Scopus)

Synthesis and photochromic properties of symmetrical aryl ether linked bi- and tri-naphthopyrans

Gabbutt, C. D., Heron, B. M., Instone, A. C., Kolla, S. B., Mahajan, K., Coelho, P. J. & Carvalho, L. M., 1 Jan 2008, In : Dyes and Pigments. 76, 1, p. 24-34 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Citations (Scopus)

Thiopyrans and their benzo derivatives

Hepworth, J. D. & Heron, B. M., 2008, Comprehensive Heterocyclic Chemistry III. Katritzky, A. R., Ramsden, C. A. & Taylor, R. J. K. (eds.). Elsevier Ltd, Vol. 7. p. 727-954 228 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

12 Citations (Scopus)