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Controlled Synthesis of (S,S)-2,7-Diaminosuberic Acid: A Method for Regioselective Construction of Dicarba Analogues of Multicystine-Containing Peptides

Authors Jomana Elaridi, Jim Patel, W. Roy Jackson and Andrea J. Robinson Published Journal of Organic Chemistry Graphical abstract   Abstract A method to facilitate regioselective formation of multiple dicarba isosteres of cystine is described. A sequence of ruthenium-catalyzed cross … Continue reading

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Electrostatic immobilization of an olefin metathesis pre-catalyst on iron oxide magnetic particles

Authors Matthew J. Byrnes, Andrew M. Hilton, Clint P. Woodward, William R. Jackson and Andrea J. Robinson Published Green Chemistry Graphical abstract   Abstract Homogenous Grubbs-type pre-catalysts have played an important role in the application of olefin metathesis to organic … Continue reading

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A simple amine protection strategy for olefin metathesis reactions

Authors Clint Peter Woodward, Nicolas Daniel Spiccia, William Roy Jackson and Andrea Jane Robinson Published  Chemical Communications Graphical abstract   Abstract Acyclic diamines are valuable feedstocks for polyamide synthesis. Ruthenium-alkylidene catalysed cross metathesis of amino alkenes is problematic and acyl … Continue reading

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Thermochromic composite fibres containing liquid crystals formed via melt extrusion

Authors Louise van der Werff, Ilias Louis Kyratzis, Andrea Robinson, Robin Cranston, Gary Peeters, Mike O’Shea and Lance Nichols Published Journal of Material Science Graphical abstract   Abstract Temperature-sensitive fibres and textiles can be applied to a variety of medical … Continue reading

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Dicarba α‐Conotoxin Vc1.1 Analogues with Differential Selectivity for Nicotinic Acetylcholine and GABAB Receptors

Authors Bianca J. van Lierop, Samuel D. Robinson, Shiva N. Kompella, Alessia Belgi, 
Jeffrey R. McArthur, Andrew Hung, Christopher A. MacRaild, David J. Adams, Raymond S. Norton and Andrea J. Robinson Published  ACS Chemical Biology Graphical abstract   Abstract Conotoxins … Continue reading

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An Efficient Protocol for the Cross-Metathesis of Sterically Demanding Olefins

Authors Zhen J. Wang, W. Roy Jackson and Andrea J. Robinson Published Organic Letters Graphical abstract   Abstract We have recently described synthetic routes to the azaspirocyclic ring systems found in marine tricyclic alkaloids such as Cylindricine A utilising a … Continue reading

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