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Journal articles

Mudge MN; Bhadbhade M; Ball GE; Colbran SB, 2023, 'Ruthenium(II) Complexes of a Xanthene-Spanned Dicarbene Ligand', Inorganic Chemistry, 62, pp. 18901 - 18914,

Watson JD; Field LD; Ball GE, 2022, '[Fp(CH4)]+, [η5-CpRu(CO)2(CH4)]+, and [η5-CpOs(CO)2(CH4)]+: A Complete Set of Group 8 Metal–Methane Complexes', Journal of the American Chemical Society, 144, pp. 17622 - 17629,

Watson JD; Field LD; Ball GE, 2022, 'Binding methane to a metal centre', Nature Chemistry, 14, pp. 801 - 804,

Rowell KN; Thomas DS; Ball GE; Wakelin LPG, 2021, 'Molecular dynamic simulations of diacridine binding to DNA: Indications that C6 diacridine can bisintercalate spanning two base pairs', Biopolymers, 112, pp. e23409,

Gilbert-Wilson R; Das B; Mizdrak D; Field LD; Ball GE, 2020, 'Observation and Analysis of Large Dynamic Frequency Shifts in the 1H NMR Signals of H–D in Deuterium-Substituted Dihydrogen Complexes', Inorganic Chemistry, 59, pp. 15570 - 15573,

Serobian A; Pracey CP; Thomas DS; Denny WA; Ball GE; Wakelin LPG, 2020, 'Structures and dynamics of DNA complexes of the desmethyl analog of the cytotoxin MLN944: Insights into activity when a methyl isn't futile', Journal of Molecular Recognition, 33,

Das B; Jia C; Ching K; Bhadbhade M; Chen X; Ball GE; Colbran SB; Zhao C, 2020, 'Ruthenium Complexes in Homogeneous and Heterogeneous Catalysis for Electroreduction of CO2', ChemCatChem, 12, pp. 1292 - 1296,

Hong KKC; Ho KKK; Bhadbhade M; Ball GE; Black DS; Kumar N, 2019, 'The Mosaic of Rottlerin: The Sequel', Journal of Natural Products, 82, pp. 1190 - 1199,

Elton TE; Ball GE; Bhadbhade M; Field LD; Colbran SB, 2018, 'Evaluation of Organic Hydride Donors as Reagents for the Reduction of Carbon Dioxide and Metal-Bound Formates', Organometallics, 37, pp. 3972 - 3982,

Waterman MJ; Nugraha AS; Hendra R; Ball GE; Robinson SA; Keller PA, 2017, 'Antarctic Moss Biflavonoids Show High Antioxidant and Ultraviolet-Screening Activity', Journal of Natural Products, 80, pp. 2224 - 2231,

Rahaman A; Gimbert-Suriñach C; Ficks A; Ball GE; Bhadbhade M; Haukka M; Higham L; Nordlander E; Colbran SB, 2017, 'Bridgehead isomer effects in bis(phosphido)-bridged diiron hexacarbonyl proton reduction electrocatalysts', Dalton Transactions, 46, pp. 3207 - 3222,

Luis ET; Ball GE; Gilbert A; Iranmanesh H; Newdick CW; Beves JE, 2016, 'Efficient microwave-assisted synthesis and characterization of key ruthenium(II) polypyridyl complexes [Ru(bpy)3](PF6)2, [Ru(phen)3](PF6)2, [Ru(bpy)2(phen)](PF6)2 and [Ru(phen)2(bpy)](PF6)2', Journal of Coordination Chemistry, 69, pp. 1686 - 1694,

Hu XG; Lawer A; Peterson MB; Iranmanesh H; Ball GE; Hunter L, 2016, 'Diastereoselective Synthesis and Conformational Analysis of (2R)- and (2S)-Fluorostatines: An Approach Based on Organocatalytic Fluorination of a Chiral Aldehyde', Organic Letters, 18, pp. 662 - 665,

Yau HM; McKay AI; Hesse H; Xu R; He M; Holt CE; Ball GE, 2016, 'Observation of Cationic Transition Metal-Alkane Complexes with Moderate Stability in Hydrofluorocarbon Solution', Journal of the American Chemical Society, 138, pp. 281 - 288,

Mallo N; Brown PT; Iranmanesh H; MacDonald TSC; Teusner MJ; Harper JB; Ball GE; Beves JE, 2016, 'Photochromic switching behaviour of donor-acceptor Stenhouse adducts in organic solvents', Chemical Communications, 52, pp. 13576 - 13579,

McSkimming A; Chan B; Bhadbhade MM; Ball GE; Colbran SB, 2015, 'Bio-inspired transition metal-organic hydride conjugates for catalysis of transfer hydrogenation: Experiment and theory', Chemistry - A European Journal, 21, pp. 2821 - 2834,

Howe ENW; Ball GE; Thordarson P, 2015, 'Step-by-step DFT analysis of the cooperativity in the binding of cations and anions to a tetratopic ion-pairing host', Supramolecular Chemistry, 27, pp. 829 - 839,

Hong KKC; Ball GE; Black DS; Kumar N, 2015, 'The Mosaic of Rottlerin', Journal of Organic Chemistry, 80, pp. 10668 - 10674,

Wang F; Jiang Y; Lawes DJ; Ball GE; Zhou C; Liu Z; Amal R, 2015, 'Analysis of the Promoted Activity and Molecular Mechanism of Hydrogen Production over Fine Au-Pt Alloyed TiO2 Photocatalysts', ACS Catalysis, 5, pp. 3924 - 3931,

McSkimming A; Chan B; Bhadbhade MM; Ball GE; Colbran SB, 2015, 'Inside Cover: Bio‐Inspired Transition Metal–Organic Hydride Conjugates for Catalysis of Transfer Hydrogenation: Experiment and Theory (Chem. Eur. J. 7/2015)', Chemistry – A European Journal, 21, pp. 2710 - 2710,

Serobian A; Thomas DS; Ball GE; Denny WA; Wakelin LPG, 2014, 'The solution structure of bis(phenazine-1-carboxamide)-DNA complexes: MLN 944 binding corrected and extended', Biopolymers, 101, pp. 1099 - 1113,

Serobian A; Thomas DS; Ball GE; Denny WA; Wakelin LPG, 2013, 'The Solution Structure of the MLN 944-d(TACGCGTA)2 complex', ,

Chan B; Ball GE, 2013, 'A benchmark ab initio and DFT study of the structure and binding of methane in the σ-alkane complex CpRe(CO)2(CH4)', Journal of Chemical Theory and Computation, 9, pp. 2199 - 2208,

Patel AR; Ball G; Hunter L; Liu F, 2013, 'Conformational regulation of substituted azepanes through selective monofluorination.', Org. Biomol. Chem., 11, pp. 3781 - 3785,

Young RD; Lawes DJ; Hill AF; Ball GE, 2012, 'Observation of a tungsten alkane ó-complex showing selective binding of methyl groups using FTIR and NMR spectroscopies', Journal of the American Chemical Society, 134, pp. 8294 - 8297,

Ball GE; Andersen R, 2012, 'Stereodynamics in eight-coordination; A 2D NMR spectroscopic and computational study of the exchange process in ThCl 4(Me 2NCH 2CH 2NMe 2) 2', Inorganic Chemistry, 51, pp. 10141 - 10147,

Ball GE, 2011, 'ChemInform Abstract: In situ Photochemistry with NMR Detection of Organometallic Complexes', ChemInform, 42,

Yee LH; Hanley TL; Evans RA; Davis TP; Ball GE, 2010, 'Photochromic Spirooxazines Functionalized with Oligomers: Investigation of Core-Oligomer Interactions and Photomerocyanine Isomer Interconversion Using NMR Spectroscopy and DFT', Journal of Organic Chemistry, 75, pp. 2851 - 2860,

Calldine JA; Torres O; Anstey M; Ball GE; Bergman RG; Curley J; Duckett SB; George MW; Gilson AI; Lawes DJ; Perutz RN; Sun XZ; Vollhardt KPC, 2010, 'Photoinduced N2 loss as a route to long-lived organometallic alkane complexes: A time-resolved IR and NMR study', Chemical Science, 1, pp. 622 - 630,

Lonnon DG; Ball GE; Taylor IF; Craig DC; Colbran SB, 2009, 'Fluxionality in a paramagnetic seven-coordinate iron(II) complex: A variable-temperature, two-dimensional NMR and DFT study', Inorganic Chemistry, 48, pp. 4863 - 4872

Swarbrick JD; Cubeddu L; Ball GE; Curmi PM; Gooley AA; Mabbutt BC, 2009, 'NMR assignment of prespore specific antigen-a cell surface adhesion glycoprotein from Dictyostelium discoideum', Biomolecular Nmr Assignments, 3, pp. 1 - 3,

Thayumanavan R; Hawkins BC; Keller PA; Pyne SG; Ball GE, 2008, 'A Mild and General Method for the Synthesis of 5-Substituted and 5,5-Disubstituted Fullerprolines', Organic Letters, 10, pp. 1315 - 1317

Nasrallah F; Garner B; Ball GE; Rae CD, 2008, 'Modulation of brain metabolism by very low concentrations of the commonly used drug delivery vehicle dimethyl sulfoxide (DMSO)', Journal of Neuroscience Research, 86, pp. 208 - 214,

Bury-mone S; Mendz GL; Ball GE; Thibonnier M; Stingl K; Ecobichon C; Ave P; Huerre M; Labigne A; Thiberge J; De reuse H, 2008, 'Roles of alpha and beta Carbonic Anhydrases of Helicobacter pylori in the Urease-Dependent Response to Acidity and in Colonization of the Murine Gastric Mucosa', Infection and Immunity, 76, pp. 497 - 509,

Ball GE; Brookes C; Cowan A; Darwish T; George MW; Kawanami H; Portius P; Rourke JP, 2007, 'A delicate balance of complexation vs. activation of alkanes interacting with [Re(Cp)(CO)(PF3)] studied with NMR and time-resolved IR spectroscopy', Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 104, pp. 6927 - 6932

Lawes DJ; Darwish TA; Clark T; Harper JB; Ball GE, 2006, 'A Rhenium–Cyclohexane Complex with Preferential Binding of Axial CH Bonds: A Probe into the Relative Ability of CH, CD, and CC Bonds as Hyperconjugative Electron Donors?', Angewandte Chemie, 118, pp. 4598 - 4602,

Chaker L; Ball GE; Williams JR; Burley GA; Hawkins BC; Keller PA; Pyne SG, 2006, 'Regioselective Synthesis of Novel e‐Edge‐[60]fullerenylmethanodihydropyrroles and 1,2‐Dihydromethano[60]fullerenes.', ChemInform, 37,

Keller P; Pyne S; Chaker L; Ball G, 2006, 'The Addition of Iminoglycine Derivatives to C60 Fullerene and Their NMR Characterization', ECS Meeting Abstracts, MA2005-01, pp. 878 - 878,

Ball GE; Burley GA; Chaker L; Hawkins BC; Williams JR; Keller PA; Pyne SG, 2006, 'Structural Reassignment of the Mono‐ and Bis‐Addition Products from the Addition Reactions of N‐(Diphenylmethylene)glycinate Esters to [60]Fullerene under Bingel Conditions.', ChemInform, 37,

Lawes DJ; Darwish T; Clark T; Harper JB; Ball GE, 2006, 'A rhenium-cyclohexane complex with preferential binding of axial C-H bonds: A probe into the relative ability of C-H, C-D, and C-C bonds as hyperconjugative electron donors?', Angewandte Chemie (International Edition), 45, pp. 4486 - 4490,

McMaster J; Portius P; Ball GE; Rourke J; George M, 2006, 'Density functional theoretical studies of the Re-Xe bonds in Re(Cp)(CO) (PF3)Xe and Re(Cp)(CO)(2)Xe', Organometallics, 25, pp. 5242 - 5248

Ball GE; Darwish T; Geftakis S; George M; Lawes DJ; Portius P; Rourke J, 2005, 'Characterization of an organometallic xenon complex using NMR and IR spectroscopy', Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 102, pp. 1853 - 1858

Lawes DJ; Geftakis S; Ball GE, 2005, 'Insight into binding of alkanes to transition metals from NMR spectroscopy of isomeric pentane and isotopically labeled alkane complexes', Journal of the American Chemical Society, 127, pp. 4134 - 4135

Chaker L; Ball GE; Williams J; Burley GA; Hawkins B; Keller P; Pynes SG, 2005, 'Regioselective synthesis of novel e-edge-[60]fullerenylmethanodihydropyrroles and 1,2-dihydromethano[60]fullerenes', European Journal of Organic Chemistry, pp. 5158 - 5162

Ball GE; Burley GA; Chaker L; Hawkins B; Williams J; Keller P; Pyne SG, 2005, 'Structural reassignment of the mono- and bis-addition products from the addition reactions of N-(diphenylmethylene)glycinate esters to [60]fullerene under Bingel conditions', Journal of Organic Chemistry, 70, pp. 8572 - 8574

Evans RA; Hanley TL; Skidmore MA; Davis TP; Such G; Yee LH; Ball GE; Lewis DA, 2005, 'The generic enhancement of photochromic dye switching speeds in a rigid polymer matrix', Nature Materials, 4, pp. 249 - 253

Burley GA; Keller PA; Pyne SG; Ball GE, 2003, 'Synthesis and Characterization of Mono‐ and Bis‐methano[60]fullerenyl Amino Acid Derivatives and Their Reductive Ring‐Opening Retro‐Bingel Reactions.', ChemInform, 34,

Biagini GA; Yarlett N; Ball GE; Billetz AC; Lindmark DG; Martinez MP; Lloyd D; Edwards MR, 2003, 'Bacterial-like energy metabolism in the amitochondriate protozoon Hexamita inflata.', Molecular and Biochemical Parasitology, 128, pp. 11 - 19

Cheetham NW; Dasgupta P; Ball GE, 2003, 'NMR & modelling studies of disaccharide conformation', Carbohydrate Research, 338, pp. 955 - 962

Roberts GE; Davis TP; Heuts JP; Ball JE, 2002, 'Monomer Substituent Effects in Catalytic Chain Transfer Polymerization: tert-Butyl Methacrylate and Dimethyl Itaconate', Macromolecules, 35, pp. 9954 - 9963

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