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Publications:  Prof Michael Watkinson

WATKINSON M (2017) . Aggregation-Induced Emission (AIE) Fluorophore Exhibits a HighlyRatiometric Fluorescent Response to Zn2+in vitro and in HumanLiver Cancer Cells.Chemistry - A European Journal
Wu F, Zhang D, Wang J et al. (2017) . Copper contamination of self-assembled organic monolayer modified silicon surfaces following a ‘click’ reaction characterized with LAPS and SPIM.Langmuir
WATKINSON M, Motevalli M, Evans V et al. (2016) . An investigation into the synthesis of azido-functionalised coumarins for application in 1,3-dipolar “click” cycloaddition reactions.Dyes and Pigments vol. 135, (Special issue) 36-40.
Zhang DW, Wu F, Wang J et al. (2016) . Image detection of yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae by light-addressable potentiometric sensors (LAPS).Electrochemistry Communications vol. 72, 41-45.
Johnston NR, Mitchell RK, Haythorne E et al. (2016) . Beta Cell Hubs Dictate Pancreatic Islet Responses to Glucose.Cell Metabolism vol. 24, (3) 389-401.
Wang J, Campos I, Wu F et al. (2016) . The effect of gold nanoparticles on the impedance of microcapsules visualized by scanning photo-induced impedance microscopy.Electrochimica Acta vol. 208, 39-46.
Jorge AR, Chernobryva M, Rigby SEJ et al. (2016) . Incorporation of Cobalt-Cyclen Complexes into Templated Nanogels Results in Enhanced Activity.Chemistry vol. 22, (11) 3764-3774.
Wang J, Wu F, Watkinson M et al. (2015) . "click" Patterning of Self-Assembled Monolayers on Hydrogen-Terminated Silicon Surfaces and Their Characterization Using Light-Addressable Potentiometric Sensors.Langmuir vol. 31, (35) 9646-9654.
Wang J, Zhou Y, Watkinson M et al. (2015) . High-sensitivity light-addressable potentiometric sensors using silicon on sapphire functionalized with self-assembled organic monolayers.Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical vol. 209, Article C, 230-236.
Biela A, Watkinson M, Meier UC et al. (2015) . Disposable MMP-9 sensor based on the degradation of peptide cross-linked hydrogel films using electrochemical impedance spectroscopy.Biosensors and Bioelectronics vol. 68, 660-667.
Pancholi J, Hodson DJ, Jobe K et al. (2014) . Biologically targeted probes for Zn2+: a diversity oriented modular "click-SNAr-click" approach.CHEMICAL SCIENCE vol. 5, (9) 3528-3535.
Ilyashenko G, De Faveri G, Follier T et al. (2014) . Catalytic and mechanistic studies into the epoxidation of styrenes using manganese complexes of structurally similar polyamine ligands.Org Biomol Chem vol. 12, (7) 1124-1134.
Ilyashenko G, De Faveri G, Masoudi S et al. (2013) . Initial rate kinetic studies show an unexpected influence of para-substituents on the catalytic behaviour of manganese complexes of TMTACN in the epoxidation of styrenes with H2O2.Org Biomol Chem vol. 11, (12) 1942-1951.
DONNAN RS, Pickersgill R, Krauss N et al. (2013) . Lagrangian dynamics analysis of sub-THz skeletal absorption spectra of amino acids acquired by vector network analysis.Chemical Physics Letters vol. 558, 104-108.
Ilyashenko G, Al-Safadi R, Donnan R et al. (2013) . A synthesis of a 1,1 '-desymmetrised ferrocene backbone and its facile one-pot double-"click" functionalisation.RSC ADVANCES vol. 3, (38) 17081-17087.
McIntosh A, Yang B, Goldup S et al. (2013) . Crystallization of Amorphous Lactose at High Humidity Studied by Terahertz Time Domain Spectroscopy.Chemical Physics Letters vol. 558, 104-108.
McIntosh AI, Yang B, Goldup SM et al. (2012) . Terahertz spectroscopy: a powerful new tool for the chemical sciences?.Chem Soc Rev vol. 41, (6) 2072-2082.
Yang B, McIntosh AI, Goldup SM et al. (2012) . Investigation of n-Octadecane's Crystallization by Quasi-optical Transmissometer. 2012 37TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON INFRARED, MILLIMETER, AND TERAHERTZ WAVES (IRMMW-THZ).
Jobe K, Brennan CH, Motevalli M et al. (2011) . Modular 'click' sensors for zinc and their application in vivo.Chem Commun (Camb) vol. 47, (21) 6036-6038.
Lahlali H, Jobe K, Watkinson M et al. (2011) . Macrocycle size matters: "small" functionalized rotaxanes in excellent yield using the CuAAC active template approach.Angew Chem Int Ed Engl vol. 50, (18) 4151-4155.
De Faveri G, Ilyashenko G, Watkinson M (2011) . Recent advances in catalytic asymmetric epoxidation using the environmentally benign oxidant hydrogen peroxide and its derivatives.Chem Soc Rev vol. 40, (3) 1722-1760.
Lau YH, Rutledge PJ, Watkinson M et al. (2011) . Chemical sensors that incorporate click-derived triazoles.CHEM SOC REV vol. 40, (5) 2848-2866.
Zheng XW, Cook JP, Watkinson M et al. (2011) . Generic protease detection technology for monitoring periodontal disease.FARADAY DISCUSS vol. 149, 37-47.
Tamanini E, Flavin K, Motevalli M et al. (2010) . Cyclam-based "clickates": homogeneous and heterogeneous fluorescent sensors for Zn(II).Inorg Chem vol. 49, (8) 3789-3800.
Martínez D, Motevalli M, Watkinson M (2010) . Is there really a diagnostically useful relationship between the carbon-oxygen stretching frequencies in metal carboxylate complexes and their coordination mode?.Dalton Trans (2) 446-455.
WATKINSON M, Andreou A, Eames J et al. (2010) . Desymmetrisation of (4R,5S)-4,5-diphenylimidazolidine-2-thione using pentafluorophenyl active esters.Tetrahedron Letters vol. 51, 1423-1425.
Sheriff TS, Watkinson M, Motevalli M et al. (2010) . Unexpected formation of a novel pyridinium-containing catecholate ligand and its manganese(III) complex.Dalton Trans (1) 53-55.
Pawlowski P, Maksymiuk K, Tamanini E et al. (2009) . Inducing Sensitivity to Heavy Metal Ions in Polypyrrole Modified by Azamacrocyclic Ligands. ELECTROANALYSIS. vol. 21, 2044-2053.
Jorge R, Watkinson M, Resmini M et al. (2009) . CATL 63-Molecularly imprinted nanogels as phosphate hydrolysis promoters.ABSTR PAP AM CHEM S vol. 238,
Stair JL, Watkinson M, Krause S (2009) . Sensor materials for the detection of proteases.Biosens Bioelectron vol. 24, (7) 2113-2118.
Tamanini E, Katewa A, Sedger LM et al. (2009) . A synthetically simple, click-generated cyclam-based zinc(II) sensor.Inorg Chem vol. 48, (1) 319-324.
Tamanini E, Rigby SE, Motevalli M et al. (2009) . Responsive metal complexes: a click-based "allosteric scorpionate" complex permits the detection of a biological recognition event by EPR/ENDOR spectroscopy.Chemistry- A European Journal vol. 15, (15) 3720-3728.
Ilyashenko G, Sale D, Motevalli M et al. (2008) . A preliminary investigation into a rationally designed catalytic system for the epoxidation of alkenes based on a bipyridyl core.J MOL CATAL A-CHEM vol. 296, (1-2) 1-8.
Ramana AV, Watkinson M, Todd MH (2008) . Synthesis and DNA binding ability of cyclam-amino acid conjugates.BIOORG MED CHEM LETT vol. 18, (9) 3007-3010.
Krivickas SJ, Tamanini E, Todd MH et al. (2007) . Effective methods for the biotinylation of azamacrocycles.J Org Chem vol. 72, (22) 8280-8289.
Shastri K, Cheng EWC, Motevalli M et al. (2007) . Investigations into the efficacy of methyhlphosphonic acid functionalised 1,4,7-triazacyclononane ligands in bleaching catalysis.GREEN CHEM vol. 9, (9) 996-1007.
Tamanini E, Watkinson M, Todd MH (2006) . Improved synthesis of the valuable peptidomimetic intermediate 3-azido-4-hydroxy cyclopentanoic acid.TETRAHEDRON-ASYMMETR vol. 17, (15) 2235-2239.
Ilyashenko G, Motevalli M, Watkinson M (2006) . An alternative model for the asymmetric addition of cyanide to aldehydes catalysed by titanium-salen complexes based on a structurally related iron-salen complex.TETRAHEDRON-ASYMMETR vol. 17, (11) 1625-1628.
Ilyashenko G, Choudhury R, Motevalli M et al. (2006) . Concentration-dependent chemo- and regioselective metalation of 6,6 '-dibromo-2,2 '-bipyridine.SYNLETT (11) 1759-1761.
Sibbons KF, Shastri K, Watkinson M (2006) . The application of manganese complexes of ligands derived from 1,4,7-triazacyclononane in oxidative catalysis.Dalton Trans (5) 645-661.
Scheuermann JEW, Bento ES, Hawkes GE et al. (2005) . NMR investigation into the dynamic behaviour of a novel C2-symmetric macrocyclic ligand.Magn Reson Chem vol. 43, (4) 321-325.
Coumbarides GS, Eames J, Scheuermann JEW et al. (2005) . Enantioselective protonation of a lithium enolate derived from 2-methyl-1-tetralone using chiral sulfonamides.Bull. Chem. Soc. Jpn. vol. 78, (5) 906-909.
Scheuermann JEW, Sibbons KF, Benoit DM et al. (2004) . The synthesis of unsymmetrically N-substituted chiral 1,4,7-triazacyclononanes.Org Biomol Chem vol. 2, (18) 2664-2670.
Sibbons KF, Al-Hashimi M, Motevalli M et al. (2004) . Rare and unexpected coordination to copper(II) by a tertiary amide in a macrocyclic ligand.DALTON T (20) 3163-3165.
Pulacchini S, Nasser R, Sibbons KF et al. (2003) . Structure, modelling and dynamic behaviour of aza- and azaoxamacrocyclic ligands derived from (R,R)-1,2-diaminocyclohexane.Org Biomol Chem vol. 1, (22) 4058-4063.
Lamond S, WATKINSON M, Rutherford T et al. (2003) . Gene-specific chromatin damage in human spermatozoa can be blocked by antioxidants that target mitochondria.Reproductive Biomedicine vol. 7, (4) 407-418.
Pulacchini S, Sibbons KF, Shastri K et al. (2003) . Synthesis of C-2-symmetric aza- and azaoxa-macrocyclic ligands derived from (1R,2R)-1,2-diaminocyclohexane and their applications in catalysis. DALTON TRANSACTIONS. 2043-2052.
Pulacchini S, Abrahams I, Eames J et al. (2002) . Conformational chiral recognition in a simple urea.SUPRAMOL CHEM vol. 14, (4) 353-357.
Martínez D, Motevalli M, Watkinson M (2002) . Aquachloro[N,N'-ethylenebis(salicylideneiminato)]manganese(III).Acta Crystallogr C vol. 58, (Pt 4) M258-M260.
Scheuermann JEW, Ilyashenko G, Griffiths DV et al. (2002) . Solvent-mediated selective single and double ring-opening of N-tosyl-activated aziridines using benzylamine.TETRAHEDRON-ASYMMETR vol. 13, (3) 269-272.
Coveney PV, Griffin JLW, Watkinson M et al. (2002) . Novel non-exfoliated clay-nanocomposite materials by in situ co-polymerisation of intercalated monomers: A combinatorial discovery approach.MOL SIMULAT vol. 28, (3) 295-316.
Eames J, WATKINSON M (2002) . Metalloenzymes and electrophilic catalysis.Encyclopaedia of Life Sciences, Editors: Robertson, S, Nature Publishing Group
EAMES J, Watkinson M (2002) . Polymeric Scavengers for Efficient Organic Synthesis.Organic Synthesis Highlights V, Editors: Schmaltz, H, VCH-Wiley (Weinheim),
Scheuermann JEW, Ronketti F, Motevalli M et al. (2002) . The synthesis of C-2-symmetric 1,4,7-triazacyclononane ligands derived from chiral aziridines.NEW J CHEM vol. 26, (8) 1054-1059.
Pulacchini S, Shastri K, Dixon NC et al. (2001) . A remarkably efficient and direct route for the synthesis of binucleating 1,4,7-triazacyclononane ligands.SYNTHESIS-STUTTGART (16) 2381-2383.
Pulacchini S, Watkinson M (2001) . An efficient route to symmetrically and unsymmetrically substituted azamacrocyclic ligands.EUR J ORG CHEM (22) 4233-4238.
Eames J, Watkinson M (2001) . Catalytic Allylic Oxidation of Alkenes Using an Asymmetric Kharasch-Sosnovsky Reaction.Angew Chem Int Ed Engl vol. 40, (19) 3567-3571.
Eames J, Watkinson M (2001) . Polymeric scavenger reagents in organic synthesis.EUR J ORG CHEM (7) 1213-1224.
Cross W, Hawkes GE, Kroemer RT et al. (2001) . The structure, modelling and dynamics of hindered 5,6-diarylacenaphthenes.J CHEM SOC PERK T 2 (4) 459-467.
Steele M, Watkinson M, Whiting A (2001) . Attempts to find a solution to the problem of atropisomer interconversion in 1,8-diarylnaphthalenes and 5,6-diarylacenaphthenes.J CHEM SOC PERK T 1 (6) 588-598.
Eames J, WATKINSON M (2001) . Oxidation not involving epoxidation.Rodd's Chemistry of carbon compounds; a modern comprehensive treatise, Editors: Sainsbury, M, Edition. 2nd ; ed. S Coffey, vol. 5. Topical volume : , Elsevier Publishing (Amsterdam),
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