Publications (static 2013)

2013

154.   “Colorimetric ‘naked eye’ sensing of anions using a thiosemicarbazide receptor: A case study of recognition through hydrogen bonding vs deprotonation”, Komala Pandurangan, Jonathan A. Kitchen and Thorfinnur Gunnlaugsson, Tetrahedron Lett., 2013, 54, Accepted.

153.   “Hydrogen bonding interactions and supramolecular networks of pyridine-aryl based thiosemicarbazides and their Zn(II) complexes”, Komala Pandurangan, Jonathan A. Kitchen, Thomas McCabe  and Thorfinnur Gunnlaugsson, CrystEngComm., 2013, 15, In Press.

152.   “Recent Advances in the Developments of 1,8-Naphthalimide Based DNA Targeting Binders, Anticancer and Fluorescent Cellular Imaging Agents”, Swagata Banerjee, Emma B. Veale, Caroline M. Phelan, Samantha A. Murphy, Gillian M. Tocci, Lisa J. Gillespie, Daniel O. Frimannsson, John M. Kelly and Thorfinnur Gunnlaugsson, Chem. Soc. Rev., 2013, 42, In Press.

151.   “Fluorescent tren-based 4-amino-1,8-naphthalimide sensor for Cu(II) based on the use of the (fluorophore-spacer-receptor) Photoinduced Electron Transfer (PET) principle” Emma B. Veale, Jonathan A. Kitchen and Thorfinnur Gunnlaugsson, Supramol. Chem., 2013, 25, (Accepted as paper no. 150) Special issue in honour of Prof. A. P. de Silva. 

 

2012

150.   “A new trick for an old ligand! The sensing of Zn(II) using a lanthanide based ternary Yb(III)-cyclen-8-hydroxyquinoline system as a dual emissive probe for displacement assay” Steve Comby, Sarah A. Tuck, Laura K. Truman, Oxana Kotova and Thorfinnur Gunnlaugsson, Inorg. Chem., 2012, 51, 10158-10168.

149. “pH responsive luminescent lanthanide-functionalised gold nanoparticles (AuNPs) with “off-on” ytterbium switchable near-infrared (NIR) emission”, Laura K. Truman, Steve Comby, and Thorfinnur Gunnlaugsson, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2012, 51, 9624-9627.

148. “Formation of luminescent terbium(III) self-assembly complexes from pyridyl bis-amidothioureas ligands and their application for the sensing of anions in mixed water:DMSO solution”, Christophe Lincheneau, Rebecca M. Duke and Thorfinnur Gunnlaugsson, Org. Biomol. Chem., 2012, 10, 6069–6073 (Invited contribution to the 10th Anniversary issue of OBC)

147.   Supramolecular Chemistry: from Sensors and Imaging Agents to Functional Mononuclear and Polynuclear Self-Assembly Lanthanide Complexes, in The Rare Earth Elements: Fundamentals and Applications, T. Gunnlaugsson and J.A. Kitchen edited by David A. Atwood. Chichester, UK: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, (2012) pp.481-494. DOI 10.1002 9781119951438.eibc2048

146. “Europium directed self-assembly formation of a novel luminescent supramolecular gel from a tripodal terpyridine-based ligand”, Oxana Kotova, Ronan Daly, Cidália M.G. dos Santos, Markus Boese, Paul E. Kruger, John J. Boland, and Thorfinnur Gunnlaugsson, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2012, 51, 7208-7212.

145.   “Selective detection of the reduced form of glutathione (GSH) over the oxidized (GSSG) form using a combination of glutathione reductase and a Tb(III)-cyclen maleimide based lanthanide luminescent ‘switch on’ assay”, Brian K. McMahon and Thorfinnur Gunnlaugsson, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2012, 134, 10725–10728.

144.   “Pushing the limit: Synthesis, photophysical and DNA binding studies of a NIR-emitting Ru(II)-polypyridyl probe with ‘light-switch’ behaviour” Robert B. P. Elmes, Jonathan A. Kitchen, D. Clive Williams and Thorfinnur Gunnlaugsson, Dalton Trans., 2012, 41, 6607-6610.

143.   “Synthesis and photophysical evaluation of a pyridinium 4-amino-1,8-naphthalimide derivative that upon intercalation displays preference for AT-rich double-stranded DNA”, Swagata Banerjee, Jonathan A. Kitchen, Thorfinnur Gunnlaugsson and John M. Kelly, Org. Biomol. Chem., 2012, 10, 3033-3043.

142.   “Photophysical and biological investigation of novel luminescent Ru(II)-polypyridyl-1,8-naphthalimide Tröger’s bases as cellular imaging agents”, Robert B. P. Elmes, Marialuisa Erby, Sandra A. Bright, D. Clive Williams and Thorfinnur Gunnlaugsson, Chem. Commun. 2012, 48, 2588-2590.

141.   “The recognition and sensing of biologically relevant anions in alcohol and mixed alcohol-aqueous solutions using charge neutral cleft-like glycol-derived pyridyl-amidothiourea receptors”, Rebecca M. Duke, Thomas McCabe, Wolfgang Schmitt and Thorfinnur Gunnlaugsson J. Org. Chem., 2012, 77, 3115–3126.

140.   “Circular polarized lanthanide luminescence from Langmuir-Blodgett films formed from optically active and amphiphilic Eu(III) based self-assembly complexes”, Jonathan A. Kitchen, Dawn E. Barry, Laszlo Mercs, Martin Albrecht, Robert D. Peacock, and Thorfinnur Gunnlaugsson, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2012, 51, 704-708.

139. “Synthesis and photophysical evaluations of fluorescent quaternary bipyridyl-1,8-naphthalimide conjugates as nucleic acid targeting agents”, Gary J. Ryan, Robert B. P. Elmes, Susan J. Quinn, and Thorfinnur Gunnlaugsson, Supramol. Chem., 2012, 24, 175-188.  

138.   “Synthesis, structural characterisation and luminescent anion sensing studies of a Ru(II)polypyridyl complex featuring an aryl urea derivatised 2,2’-bpy auxiliary ligand”, Jonathan A. Kitchen, Elaine M. Boyle and Thorfinnur Gunnlaugsson, Inorg. Chem. Acta, 2012, 381, 236-242 (Invited Special Issue on Fluorescence Sensing).

137.   “Synthesis of luminescent homo-dinuclear cationic lanthanide cyclen complexes bearing amide pendant arms through the use of the copper catalysed (1,3-Huisgen, CuAAC) click chemistry”, Jennifer K. Molloy, Oxana Kotova, Robert D. Peacock and Thorfinnur Gunnlaugsson, Org. Biomol. Chem., 2012, 10, 314-322.

136.   “Luminescent lanthanide-binding peptides: Sensitising the excited states of Eu(III) and Tb(III) with a 1,8-naphthalimide based antenna”, Célia S. Bonnet, Marc Devocelle and Thorfinnur Gunnlaugsson, Org. Biomol. Chem., 2012, 10, 126-133 (Selected for Issue 1 2012 by the Managing Editor of Organic & Biomolecular Chemistry).

2011

135.   “Selective and tuneable recognition of anions using C3v-symmetrical tripodal urea-amide receptor platforms”, Cidalia Maria Gomes dos Santos, Elaine M. Boyle, Stefano De Solis, Paul E. Kruger and Thorfinnur Gunnlaugsson, Chem. Commun. 2011, 47, 47, 12176-12178.

134. “Luminescent ruthenium(II) polypyridyl functionalized gold nanoparticles; their DNA binding abilities and application as cellular imaging agents”,  Robert B. P. Elmes,  Kim N. Orange, Suzanne M. Cloonan, D. Clive Williams and Thorfinnur Gunnlaugsson, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2011, 133, 15862-15865.

133.   “Luminescent Lanthanide-Functionalized Gold Nanoparticles: Exploiting the Interaction with Bovine Serum Albumin for Potential Sensing Applications”, Steve Comby and Thorfinnur Gunnlaugsson, ACS Nano, 2011, 5, 7184–7197.

132.   “Lanthanide directed self-assembly synthesis and photophysical evaluation of chiral Eu(III) luminescent “half-helicates”, Christophe Lincheneau, Carole Destribats, Dawn E. Barry, Jonathan A. Kitchen, Robert D. Peacock and Thorfinnur Gunnlaugsson, Dalton Trans., 2011, 40, 12056-12059. (Invitation to a Special Issue on Self-assembly formation in inorganic chemistry)

See Also Editorial: Paul E. Kruger and Thorfinnur Gunnlaugsson, Dalton Trans., 2011, 40, 12003-12004.

131.   “Recent highlights in the use of lanthanide directed synthesis of novel supramolecular (luminescent) self-assembly structures such as coordination bundles, helicates and sensors”, Christophe Lincheneau, Floriana Stomeo, Steve Comby and Thorfinnur Gunnlaugsson, Aust. J. Chem. 2011, 64, 1315-1326 (Invitation Review)

130.   “Luminescent Sensing” T. Gunnlaugsson, R. Parkesh, E.B. Veale, J.A. Kitchen (2012). Luminescent Sensing in Supramolecular Chemistry: from Molecules to Nanomaterials, J.W. Steed and P.A. Gale (eds).  John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Chichester, UK, (2012), 5, 2611-2641. (Invited Review Book Chapter in: “Supramolecular Chemistry: From Molecules to Nanomaterials”, Editors: Jonathan Steed and Philip Gale, John Wiley and Sons.)

129.   “Lanthanide directed self-assembly formations of Tb(III) and Eu(III) luminescent complexes from tryptophan based pyridyl amide ligands” Christophe Lincheneau, Joseph P. Leonard, Thomas McCabe and Thorfinnur Gunnlaugsson, Chem. Commun. 2011, 47, 47, 7119 – 7121.

128.   “Sensing of biologically relevant d-metal ions using a Eu(III)-cyclen based luminescent displacement assay in aqueous pH 7.4 buffered solution” Oxana Kotova, Steve Comby and Thorfinnur Gunnlaugsson, Chem. Commun. 2011, 47, 6810-6812.

127.   “Luminescent terbium contrast agent for bone microdamage detection” Brian K. McMahon, Peter Mauer, Colin P. McCoy, T. Clive Lee and Thorfinnur Gunnlaugsson, Aust. J. Chem. 2011, 64, 600-603. (Invitation to a Special Issue on Imaging)

126.   “Spontaneous formation of novel luminescent dinuclear lanthanide complexes that emit in the visible and NIR regions” Claire Butler, Sandrine Goetz, Christopher M. Fitchett, Paul E. Kruger and Thorfinnur Gunnlaugsson, Inorg. Chem., 2011, 50, 2723–2725.

125.   “3-Urea-1,8-naphthlimides are good chemosensors: A highly selective dual colorimetric and fluorescent ICT based anion sensor for fluoride” Rebecca M. Duke and Thorfinnur Gunnlaugsson, Tetrahedron Lett., 2011, 52, 1503–1505.

124.   “Quaternarized pdppz: Synthesis, DNA-binding and biological studies of a novel dppz derivative that causes cellular death upon light irradiation” Robert B. P. Elmes,  Marialuisa Erby, Suzanne M. Cloonan, Susan J. Quinn, D. Clive Williams  and Thorfinnur Gunnlaugsson, Chem. Commun. 2011, 47, 686-688.

2010

123.   “Fluorescent sensors for ions based on organic structures” Emma B. Veale and Thorfinnur Gunnlaugsson, Annu. Rep. Prog. Chem., Sect. B: Org. Chem., 2010, 106, 376-406 (Invited Review Book Chapter).

122.   “Lanthanide luminescent sensing of copper and mercury ions using an iminodiacetate based Tb(III)-cyclen chemosensor”, Brian K. McMahon and Thorfinnur Gunnlaugsson, Tetrahedron Lett., 2010, 51, 5406–5410.

121.   “Fluorescent sensing of anions using a bis-quinoxaline amidothiourea based supramolecular cleft; an example of an anion induced deprotonation event”, Rebecca M. Duke and Thorfinnur Gunnlaugsson, Tetrahedron Lett., 2010, 51, 5402–5405.

120.   “Colorimetric and fluorescent anion sensors: An overview of recent developments in the use of 1,8-naphthalimide based chemosensors”, Rebecca M. Duke, Emma B. Veale, Frederick M. Pfeffer, Paul E. Kruger and Thorfinnur Gunnlaugsson, Chem. Soc. Rev., 2010, 39, 3936-3953. (Special issue on Supramolecular Anion Chemistry; edited by P. Gale and T. Gunnlaugsson) Amongst the top ten accessed articles from the online version of Chem. Soc. Rev. in September 2010.

See Also Editorial:  Phil A. Gale and Thorfinnur Gunnlaugsson, Chem. Soc. Rev., 2010, 39, 3595-3956.

119.   “Mixed d-f3 coordination complexes possessing improved near-infrared (NIR) lanthanide luminescent properties in aqueous solution”, Aline M. Nonat, Clémence Allain, Stephen Faulkner and Thorfinnur Gunnlaugsson, Inorg. Chem., 2010, 49, 8449–8456.

118. “Synthesis, Photophysical and NMR Evaluations of Thiourea-based Anion Receptors Possessing an Acetamide Moiety”, Elaine M. Boyle, Thomas McCabe and Thorfinnur Gunnlaugsson, Supramol. Chem., 2010, 22, 586–597.

117.   “Synthesis, photophysical and DNA binding studies of fluorescent Tröger’s base derived 4-amino-1,8-naphthalimide supramolecular clefts”, Emma B. Veale and Thorfinnur Gunnlaugsson, J. Org. Chem., 2010, 75, 5513–5525. Featured as one of five papers on the J. Org. Chem  web-page.

116.   “Luminescence anion sensing via modulation of MLCT emission from a naphthalimide-Ru(II)-polypyridyl complex”, Robert B. P. Elmes and Thorfinnur Gunnlaugsson Tetrahedron Lett., 2010, 51, 4082–4087.

115.   “Fluorescent detection principles and strategies” Raman Parkesh, Emma B. Veale and Thorfinnur Gunnlaugsson, Invited Review Book Chapter in:“Chemosensors: Principles, Strategies, and Applications”, 2011, 229–252. Editors: Eric V. Anslyn and Binghe Wang, JohnWiley and Sons (ISBN: 978-0-470-59206-9).

114.   “Synthesis and crystallographic analysis of short pyridine based oligoamides as DNA targeting supramolecular binders”, Daniel O. Frimannsson, Thomas McCabe, Wolfgang Schmitt, Mark Lawler and Thorfinnur Gunnlaugsson, Supramol. Chem., 2010, 22, 483-490.

113.   “Enhanced photolabelling of luminescent EuIII centres with a chelating antenna in a micellar nanodomain”, Martine Cantuel, Christophe Lincheneau, Thierry Buffeteau, Laura Jonusauskaite, Thorfinnur Gunnlaugsson, Gediminas Jonusauskas, and Nathan D. McClenaghan, Chem. Commun. 2010, 46, 2486–2488

112.   “Europium Directed Synthesis of Enantiomerically Pure Dimetallic Luminescent “Squeezed” Triple-Stranded Helicates; Solution Studies”, Christophe Lincheneau, Robert D. Peacock and Thorfinnur Gunnlaugsson, Chem. Asian J., 2010, 5, 500-504.

111.   “The effect on the lanthanide luminescence of structurally simple Eu(III) cyclen complexes upon deprotonation of metal bound water molecules and amide based pendant arms” Sally E. Plush, Naomi A. Clear, Joseph P. Leonard, Ann-Marie Fanning, and Thorfinnur Gunnlaugsson, Dalton Trans., 2010, 39, 3644 – 3652

 

2009

110.   “Selective imaging of damaged bone structure (microcracks) using a targeting supramolecular Eu(III) complex as a lanthanide luminescent contrast agent” Brian McMahon, Peter Mauer, Colin P. McCoy, T. Clive Lee and Thorfinnur Gunnlaugsson, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2009, 131, 17542–17543. Featured in Chemical Engineering News as a Concentrate, 30th November 2009, and on the home page of: Faculty of 1000 Biology; Major Advances. Expert Opinion (article by Prof. James Canary, NYU, USA).

109.   “Formation of novel di-Nuclear lanthanide luminescent Sm(III), Eu(III) and Tb(III) triple stranded helicates from a C2 symmetrically 2,6-dicarboxylic amide based 1,3-Xylene ligand in CH3CN”, Steve Comby, Floriana Stomeo, Colin P. McCoy and Thorfinnur Gunnlaugsson, Helv. Chem. Acta, 2009, 92, 2461-2473.

108.   “4-Amino-1,8-naphthalimide based Tröger’s bases as high affinity DNA targeting fluorescent supramolecular scaffolds” Emma B. Veale, Daniel O. Frimannsson, Mark Lawler and Thorfinnur Gunnlaugsson, Org. Lett., 2009, 11, 4040–4043.

107.   “Luminescent self-assembly formation on a gold surface observed by reversible ‘off-on’ switching of Eu(III) emission”, Niamh S. Murray, Suzi P. Jarvis, and Thorfinnur Gunnlaugsson, Chem. Commun. 2009, 4959 – 4961

106.   “Metal directed synthesis of enatiomerially pure dimetallic lanthanide luminescent triple-stranded helicates”, Floriana Stomeo, Christophe Lincheneau, Joseph P. Leonard, John E. O’Brien, Robert D. Peacock, Colin P. McCoy and Thorfinnur Gunnlaugsson, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2009, 131, 9636-9637. Featured in JACS-b; and featured as one of five papers on the JOC web-page.

105.   “Demonstration of bidirectional photoinduced electron transfer (PET) sensing in 4-amino-1,8-naphthalimide based thiourea anion sensors”, Emma B. Veale, Gillian M. Tocci, Frederick M. Pfeffer, Paul E. Kruger, and Thorfinnur Gunnlaugsson, Org. Biomol. Chem., 2009, 7, 3447–3454.

104.   “Mixed f-d coordination complexes as dual visible and near infrared (NIR) emitting probes for targeting DNA” Aline M. Nonat, Susan J. Quinn and Thorfinnur Gunnlaugsson, Inorg. Chem., 2009, 48, 4646–4648.

103.   “Fluorescence imaging of bone cracks (microdamage) using visibly emitting 1,8-naphthalimide based PET sensors” Raman Parkesh, T. Clive Lee and Thorfinnur Gunnlaugsson, Tetrahedron Lett., 2009, 50, 4114-4116.

102.   “Lanthanide luminescent gold nanoparticles: pH-driven self-assembly formation between Eu(III)-cyclen conjugated AuNPs and sensitising β-diketonate antenna in water” Célia S. Bonnet, Julien Massue, Susan J. Quinn and Thorfinnur Gunnlaugsson, Org. Biomol. Chem., 2009, 7, 3074-3078.

101.   “The recognition of anions using delayed lanthanide luminescence: The use of Tb(III) based urea functionalised cyclen complexes” Cidalia Maria Gomes dos Santos and Thorfinnur Gunnlaugsson, Dalton Trans., 2009, 4712-4721. Selected as a Dalton Transactions’ Hot Article, in May 2009.

100.   “Luminescent sensing and formation of mixed f-d metal ion complexes between a Eu(III)-cyclen-phen conjugate and Cu(II), Fe(II), and Co(II) in buffered aqueous solution” Aline M. Nonat, Andrew J. Harte, Katell Sénéchal-David, Joseph P. Leonard and Thorfinnur Gunnlaugsson, Dalton Trans., 2009, 4703-4711.

99.     “Lanthanide macrocyclic quinolyl conjugates as luminescent molecular switches and integrated logic gates using H+ and O2 as inputs”, Célia S. Bonnet and Thorfinnur Gunnlaugsson, New. J. Chem. 2009, 33, 1025-1030.

98.     “Crystallographic, 1H NMR and CD studies of sterically strained thiourea anion receptors possessing two stereogenic centres”, Haslin Dato Paduka Ali, Susan J. Quinn, Thomas McCabe, Paul E. Kruger and Thorfinnur Gunnlaugsson, New. J. Chem. 2009, 33, 793-800.

97.     “Exploring the luminescent sensing of anions by the use of an urea functionalized 1,10-phenanthroline (phen) based (3:1) Eu(III) complex”, Cidália M. G. dos Santos and Thorfinnur Gunnlaugsson, Supramol. Chem., 2009, 21, 173-180.

 

2008

96.     “The recognition and sensing of anions through ‘positive allosteric effects’ using simple urea-amide receptors”, Cidália M. G. dos Santos, Thomas McCabe, Graeme W. Watson, Paul E. Kruger and Thorfinnur Gunnlaugsson, J. Org. Chem., 2008, 73, 9235-9244.

95.     “Structural studies in aqueous solution of new binuclear lanthanide luminescent peptide conjugates”, Célia S. Bonnet, Marc Devocelle and Thorfinnur Gunnlaugsson, Chem. Commun., 2008, 4552-4554.

94.     “Bi-directional photoinduced electron transfer (PET) quenching is observed in 4-amino-1,8-naphthalimide based fluorescent anion sensors”, Emma B. Veale and Thorfinnur Gunnlaugsson, J. Org. Chem., 2008, 73, 8073-7076.

93.     “Colorimetric sensing of anions in aqueous solution using a charge neutral, cleft-like, amidothiourea receptor: Tilting the balance between hydrogen bonding and deprotonation in anion recognition”, Rebecca M. Duke, John E. O’Brien, Thomas McCabe and Thorfinnur Gunnlaugsson, Org. Biomol. Chem., 2008, 6, 4089-4092.

92.     “Solution studies of tri-metallic lanthanide luminescent anion sensors: Towards ratiometric sensing using an internal reference channel”, Sally E. Plush and Thorfinnur Gunnlaugsson, Dalton Trans., 2008, 3801-3804.

91.     “Recent developments in the field of supramolecular lanthanide luminescent sensors and self-assemblies”, Cidália M. G. dos Santos, Andrew J. Harte, Susan J. Quinn and Thorfinnur Gunnlaugsson, Coord. Chem. Rev., 2008, 252, 2512-2527.

90.     “The Synthesis, N-alkylation and epimerisation study of a phthaloyl derived thiazolidine”, Emma B Veale, John E. O’Brien, Thomas McCabe and Thorfinnur Gunnlaugsson, Tetrahedron, 2008, 64, 6794-6800.

89.     “Lanthanide luminescent displacement assays: The sensing of phosphate anions using Eu(III)-cyclen conjugated gold nanoparticles in aqueous solution”, Julien Massue, Susan Quinn and Thorfinnur Gunnlaugsson, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2008, 130, 6900-6901.

88.     “Colorimetric ‘naked-eye’ and fluorescent sensors for anions based on amidourea functionalised 1,8-naphthalimide structures: Anion recognition via either deprotonation or hydrogen bonding in DMSO”, Haslin Dato Paduka Ali, Paul E. Kruger and Thorfinnur Gunnlaugsson, New. J. Chem. 2008, 32, 1153-1161.

87.     “Selective formation of the rctt chair stereoisomers of octa-O-alkyl resorcin[4]arenes using Brønsted acid catalysis”, Deborah Moore, Graeme W. Watson, Thorfinnur Gunnlaugsson and Susan E. Matthews, New. J. Chem. 2008, 32, 994–1002.

86.     “Improved synthesis of a C3-symmetrical pyridinophane” Claire Nolan and Thorfinnur Gunnlaugsson Tetrahedron Lett., 2008, 49, 1993-1996.

85.     “Synthesis, structural and photophysical evaluations of urea based fluorescent PET sensors for anions” Cidália M. G. dos Santos, Mark Glynn, Tomas McCabe, J. Sérgio Seixas de Melo, Hugh D. Burrows and Thorfinnur Gunnlaugsson, Supramol. Chem., 2008, 20, 407-418.

84.     “Highly effective DNA photocleavage by novel ‘rigid’ Ru(bpy)3-4-nitro- and -4-amino-1,8-naphthalimide conjugates”, Gary J. Ryan, Susan Quinn and Thorfinnur Gunnlaugsson, Inorg. Chem., 2008, 47, 401-403.

 

2007

83.     “Selective fluorescent PET sensing of fluoride (Fˉ) using naphthalimide-thiourea and -urea conjugates”, Rebecca M. Duke and Thorfinnur Gunnlaugsson, Tetrahedron Lett., 2007, 48, 8043-8047.

82.     “Selective mono N-alkylation of cyclen in one step syntheses” Julien Massue, Sally E. Plush, Célia S. Bonnet, Doireann A. Moore and Thorfinnur Gunnlaugsson Tetrahedron Lett., 2007, 48, 8052-8055.

81.     “Self-assembly of chiral luminescent lanthanide coordination bundles”, Joseph P. Leonard,Paul Jensen,Thomas McCabe, John E. O’Brien, Robert D. Peacock, Paul E. Kruger and Thorfinnur Gunnlaugsson; J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2007, 129, 10986-10987.

80.     “Colorimetric recognition of anions using preorganized tetra-amidourea derived calix[4]arene sensors”, Eoin Quinlan, Susan E. Matthews, and Thorfinnur Gunnlaugsson, J. Org. Chem., 2007, 72, 7497-7503.

79.     “Lanthanide luminescent anion sensing: evidence of multiple anion recognition through hydrogen bonding and metal ion coordination” Cidália M. G. dos Santos, Pablo Barrio Fernández, Sally E. Plush, Joseph P. Leonard, and Thorfinnur Gunnlaugsson, Chem. Commun., 2007, 3389-3391.

78.     “Luminescent sensing of dicarboxylates in water by a bis-macrocyclic di-nuclear Eu(III) conjugate”, Sally E. Plush and Thorfinnur Gunnlaugsson, Org. Lett., 2007, 9, 1919-1922.

77.     “Anion mediated self assembly and anion recognition studies of thiourea functionalised fused [3]polynorbornyl frameworks”, Frederick M. Pfeffer, Paul E. Kruger and Thorfinnur Gunnlaugsson, Org. Biomol. Chem., 2007, 5, 1894-1902.

76.     “Photochemistry and Photophysics of Coordination Compounds: Lanthanides”, Joseph P. Leonard, Claire B. Nolan, Floriana Stomeo and Thorfinnur Gunnlaugsson, Top. Curr. Chem., 2007, 281, 1-43.  (Invited Chapter: Eds. V. Balzani and S. Campagna).

75.     “Selective fluorescent sensing of chloride”, Cidalia M. G. dos Santos, Thomas McCabe and Thorfinnur Gunnlaugsson, Tetrahedron Lett., 2007, 48, 3135-3139.

74.     “Recent advances in the formation of luminescent lanthanide architectures and self-assemblies from structurally defined ligands”, Thorfinnur Gunnlaugsson and Floriana Stomeo, Org. Biomol. Chem., 2007, 5, 1999-2009 (Invited Article: Emerging Area).

73.     “Histological, Spectroscopic and Surface Analysis of Microdamage in
Bone: Towards Real-Time Analysis using Fluorescent Sensors” Raman Parkesh, T. Clive Lee and Thorfinnur Gunnlaugsson, Chem. Mat. 2007, 19, 1656-1663.

72.     “Highly selective 4-amino-1,8-naphthalimide based fluorescent photoinduced electron transfer (PET) chemosensors for Zn(II) under physiological pH conditions” Raman Parkesh, T. Clive Lee and Thorfinnur Gunnlaugsson, Org. Biomol. Chem., 2007, 5, 310 – 317.

71.      “pH driven self-assembly of a ternary lanthanide luminescence complex: The sensing of anions using a beta-diketonate-Eu(III) displacement assay”, Joseph P. Leonard, Cidalia M. G. dos Santos, Sally E. Plush, Thomas McCabe and Thorfinnur Gunnlaugsson, Chem. Commun., 2007, 129 – 131.

2006

70.   “Sensitized near-infrared (NIR) lanthanide luminescence from Nd(III) and Yb(III) based cyclen-ruthenium coordination conjugates” Katell Sénéchal-David, Simon J. A. Pope, Susan Quinn, Stephen Faulkner and Thorfinnur Gunnlaugsson, Inorg. Chem., 2006, 45, 10040-10042.

69.     “Anion sensing using colorimetric amidourea based receptors incorporated into a 1,3-disubstituted calix[4]arene”, Eoin Quinlan, Susan E. Matthews and Thorfinnur Gunnlaugsson, Tetrahedron Lett., 2006, 47, 9333-9338.

68.     “A dinuclear lanthanide complex for the recognition of bis-carboxylates: The formation of Tb(III) luminescent self-assembly ternary complexes in aqueous solution”, Andrew J. Harte, Paul Jensen, Sally E. Plush, Paul E. Kruger and Thorfinnur Gunnlaugsson, Inorg. Chem., 2006, 45, 9465-9474.

67.     “Tuning the properties of cyclen based lanthanide complexes for phosphodiesters hydrolysis; the role of basic cofactor”, Ann-Marie Fanning, Sally E. Plush and Thorfinnur Gunnlaugsson, Chem. Commun., 2006, 3791-3793.

66.     “Anion recognition and sensing in organic and aqueous media using luminescent and colorimetric sensors”, Thorfinnur Gunnlaugsson, Mark Glynn,Gillian M. Tocci (née Hussey),Paul E. Krugerand Frederick M. Pfeffer, Coord. Chem. Rev., 2006, 250, 3094-3117.

65. “Soft matter pH sensing: From luminescent lanthanide pH switches in solution to sensing in hydrogels”, Colin P. McCoy, Floriana Stomeo, Sally E. Plush and Thorfinnur Gunnlaugsson, Chem. Mat. 2006, 18, 4336-4343.

64.      “Synthesis and evaluation of novel CT (Computer Tomography) contrast agents for bone structure and microdamage analysis”, Raman Perkesh, Wolfgang Gowin, T. Clive Lee and Thorfinnur Gunnlaugsson, Org. Biomol. Chem., 2006, 4, 3611-3617.

63.     “Synthesis of a-chloroamides in water”, Andrew J. Harte and Thorfinnur Gunnlaugsson, Tetrahedron Lett., 2006, 47, 6321-6324.

62.     “Supramolecular self-assembly of mixed f-d metal ion conjugates”, Katell Sénéchal-David, Joseph P. Leonard, Sally E. Plush and Thorfinnur Gunnlaugsson, Org. Lett., 2006, 8, 2727-2730.

61. “Synthesis and characterisation of bis-cyclen based dinuclear lanthanide complexes” Thorfinnur Gunnlaugsson and Andrew J. Harte, Org. Biomol. Chem., 2006, 4, 1572-1579.

60. “Microdamage in bone: surface analysis and radiological detection”, Raman Parkesh, T. Clive Lee, Thorfinnur Gunnlaugsson and Wolfgang Gowin, J. Biomech. 2006, 39. 1552-1556.

2005

59.     “Colorimetric “Naked Eye” Sensing of Anions in Aqueous Solutions” Thorfinnur Gunnlaugsson, Paul E. Kruger, Paul Jensen, Juliann Tierney, Haslin Dato Paduka Ali, and Gillian M. Hussey, J. Org. Chem., 2005, 70, 10875-10878.

58. “Anion recognition using preorganized thiourea functionalized [3]polynorbornane receptors” Frederick M. Pfeffer, Thorfinnur Gunnlaugsson, Paul Jensenand Paul E. Kruger, Org. Lett., 2005, 7. 5357-5360.

57. “4-Amino-1,8-naphthalimide based anion receptors: employing the naphthalimide N-H moiety in the cooperative binding of dihydrogenphosphate” Frederick M. Pfeffer, Alisha M. Buschgens,Neil W. Barnett, Thorfinnur Gunnlaugsson and Paul E. Kruger, Tetrahedron Lett., 2005, 46, 6579-6584.

56. “Lanthanide luminescent switches: Modulation of the luminescence of bis-macrocyclic based Tb(III) conjugates in water by H+, Na+ and K+”, Thorfinnur Gunnlaugsson and Joseph P. Leonard, Dalton Trans., 2005, 3204-3212.

55.     “Fluorescent Photoinduced Electron Transfer (PET) Sensors for Anions; From Design to Potential Application” Thorfinnur Gunnlaugsson, Haslin Dato Paduka Ali, Mark Glynn, Paul E. Kruger, Gillian M. Hussey, Frederick M. Pfeffer Cidália M. G. dos Santos and Juliann Tierney, J. Fluoresc., 2005,15, 287-299.

54. “Luminescent Eu(III) and Tb(III) complexes: Developing lanthanide luminescence devices as sensor and switches”, Thorfinnur Gunnlaugsson and Joseph P. Leonard, J. Fluoresc., 2005,15, 585-595.

53.  “Responsive lanthanide luminescent cyclen complexes: from switching/sensing to supramolecular architectures”, Thorfinnur Gunnlaugsson and Joseph P. Leonard, Chem. Commun., 2005, 3114 – 3131.

52.     “Cyclen based lanthanide ion ribonuclease mimics: The effect of pyridine pendent arms upon phosphodiester HPNP hydrolysis” Thorfinnur Gunnlaugsson, R. Jeremy H. Davies,Paul E. Kruger, Paul Jensen, Thomas McCabe, Sinead Mulready, Clarke S. Stevenson and Ann-Marie Fanning, Tetrahedron Letters, 2005, 46, 3761-3766.

51. “Synthesis and photophysical evaluations of charge neutral thiourea or urea based fluorescent PET sensors for bis–carboxylates and pyrophosphate” Thorfinnur Gunnlaugsson, Anthony P. Davis, John E. O’Brien and Mark Glynn Org. Biomol. Chem., 2005, 3, 48-56.

 

2004

50. “The effect on pKa of metal bound water molecules in lanthanide ion induced cyclen ‘cavities” Thorfinnur Gunnlaugsson, Dermot Brougham, Ann-Marie Fanning, Mark Nieuwenhuyzen,John E. O’Brien and Romain Viguier, Organic. Lett, 2004, 6, 4805-4808.

49. “Towards the development of Eu(III) luminescent switching/sensing in water-permeable hydrogels”, Thorfinnur Gunnlaugsson, Colin P. McCoy and Floriana Stomeo, Tetrahedron Letters, 2004, 45, 8403-8407.

48. “Highly selective fluorescent chemosensors for cadmium in water”, Thorfinnur Gunnlaugsson,T. Clive Lee and Raman Parkesh, Tetrahedron, 2004, 60, 11239-11249 (Tetrahedron Symposium-in-Print issue entitled Synthetic Receptors in Sensing Application, Guest Ed. Professor Eric Anslyn)

47. “Design, synthesis and photophysical studies of simple fluorescent anion PET sensors using charge neutral thiourea receptors”, Thorfinnur Gunnlaugsson, Anthony P. Davis,Gillian M. Hussey,Juliann Tierneyand Mark Glynn Org. Biomol. Chem., 2004, 2, 1856 – 1863.

46. “Highly selective colorimetric naked-eye Cu(II) detection using an azobenzene chemosensor”, Thorfinnur Gunnlaugsson, Joseph P. Leonard and Niamh S. Murrey, Organic. Lett, 2004, 6, 1557-1560.

45. “Fluorescent PET chemosensors for lithium” Thorfinnur Gunnlaugsson, Bastien Bichell and Claire Nolan, Tetrahedron, 2004, 60, 5799-5806.

44. “Eu(III)-cyclen-phen conjugate as a luminescent copper sensor: the formation of mixed polymetallic macrocyclic complexes in water” Thorfinnur Gunnlaugsson, Andrew J. Harte, Joseph P. Leonard and Katell Senegal, Chem. Commun., 2004, 782-783.

43. “Three step vs. one pot synthesis and X-ray crystallographic investigation of heptadentate triamide cyclen (1,4,7,10-tetraazacyclododecane) based ligands and some of their lanthanide ion complexes” Thorfinnur Gunnlaugsson, Joseph P. Leonard, Sinead Mulready and Mark Nieuwenhuyzen, Tetrahedron, 2004, 60, 105-113.

2003                            

42. “Simple naphthalimide based anion sensors: Deprotonation induced colour changes and CO2 fixation” Thorfinnur Gunnlaugsson, Paul E. Kruger, Paul Jensen, Frederick M. Pfeffer and Gillian M. Hussey, Tetrahedron Lett., 2003, 44, 8909-8913.

41. “Highly selective and sensitive fluorescent PET (photoinduced electron transfer) chemosensor for Zn(II)” Thorfinnur Gunnlaugsson,  Clive T. Lee and Raman Parkesh, Org. Biomol. Chem., 2003, 1, 3265-3267.

40. “Synthesis and characterisation of novel 3´-O– and 5´-O– modified azobenzene-thymidine phosphoramidites and their oligonucleotide conjugates as colorimeter DNA probes and FRET quenchers” Thorfinnur Gunnlaugsson, John M. Kelly, Mark Nieuwenhuyzen, and Aoife M. K. O’Brien, Tetrahedron Lett., 2003, 44, 8571-8575.

39. “Cd(II) sensing in water using novel aromatic iminodiacetate based fluorescent chemosensors” Thorfinnur Gunnlaugsson,  Clive. T. Lee and Raman Parkesh, Organic. Lett, 2003, 5, 4065-4068.

38. “H+, Na+ and K+ modulated lanthanide luminescent switching of Tb(III) based cyclen aromatic diaza-crown ether conjugates in water”, Thorfinnur Gunnlaugsson and Joseph P. Leonard, Chem. Commun., 2003, 2424-2425.

37. “Detecting microdamage in bone”, Clive. T. Lee, S, Mohsin, David Taylor, Raman Parkesh, Thorfinnur Gunnlaugsson, Fergal J. O’Brien, M. Giehl, W. Gowin, J. Anat., 2003, 161-172.

36. “pH Responsive Eu(III)-phenanthroline supramolecular conjugate: Novel ‘Off-On-Off’ luminescent signalling in the physiological pH range” Thorfinnur Gunnlaugsson, Andrew J. Harte, Joseph P. Leonard and Katell Senegal, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2003, 125, 12062-12603.

35.     “Synthesis, X-ray crystallographic, spectroscopic investigation and cleavage studies of HPMP by simple bispyridyl iron, copper, cobalt, nickel and zinc complexes as artificial nucleases” Thorfinnur Gunnlaugsson, Mark Nieuwenhuyzen and Claire Nolan, Polyhedron, 2003, 22, 3231-3242.

34.     “Dual responsive chemosensors for anions: the combination of fluorescent PET (Photoinduced Electron Transfer) and colorimetric chemosensors in a single molecule” Thorfinnur Gunnlaugsson, Paul E. Kruger, T.  Clive Lee, Raman Parkesh, Frederick M. Pfeffer and Gillian M. Hussey, Tetrahedron Lett., 2003, 44, 6575-6578.

33. “Towards the development of controllable and reversible ‘on-off’ luminescence switching in soft-matter; synthesis and spectroscopic investigation of 1,8-naphthalimide-based PET (photoinduced electron transfer) chemosensors for pH in water-permeable hydrogels”, Thorfinnur Gunnlaugsson, Colin P. McCoy, Ryan J. Morrow, Caroline Phelan and Floriana Stomeo, Arkivoc, 2003, Part 8, 216-228. Special issue in honour of Professor Tony McKervey. http://www.arkat-usa.org/ark/journal/2003/McKervey/McKervey_index.htm

32. ”Synthesis, structural and biological evaluation of GlyAla based lanthanide macrocyclic conjugates as supramolecular ribonuclease mimics”, Thorfinnur Gunnlaugsson, R. Jeremy H. Davies, Mark Nieuwenhuyzen, John E. O’Brien, Clarke S. Stevenson, and Sinead Mulready, Polyhedron, 2003, 22, 711-724 (Special Issue on Supramolecular Chemistry, Edited by Professor Edwin Constable).

31. ”The formation of luminescent supramolecular ternary complexes in water: Delayed luminescence sensing of aromatic carboxylates using coordinated unsaturated cationic heptadentate lanthanide ion complexes”, Thorfinnur Gunnlaugsson, Andrew J. Harte, Joseph P. Leonard, and Mark Nieuwenhuyzen, Supramol. Chem., 2003, 15, 505-519. (Special Issue on ‘Young’ Supramolecular Chemists, Edited by Dr. Mike Hannon).

 

2002

30. “Glycine-alanine conjugated macrocyclic lanthanide ion complexes as artificial ribonucleases”, Thorfinnur Gunnlaugsson, John E. O’Brien and Sinead Mulready, Tetrahedron Lett. 2002, 43, 8493-8497.

29. “Synthesis and evaluation of colorimetric chemosensors for monitoring sodium and potassium in the intracellular concentration range” Thorfinnur Gunnlaugsson and Joseph P. Leonard, J. Chem. Soc., Perkin  Trans. 2, 2002, 1980-1985.

28. “Delayed lanthanide luminescence sensing of aromatic carboxylates using heptadentate tri-amide Tb(III) cyclen complexes: the recognition of salicylic acid  in water” Thorfinnur Gunnlaugsson, Andrew J. Harte, Joseph P. Leonard and Mark Nieuwenhuyzen, Chem. Commun, 2002, 2134-2135.

27. “Rapid hydrolytic cleavage of the mRNA model compound HPNP by glycine based macrocyclic lanthanide ribonuclease mimics”, Thorfinnur Gunnlaugsson, R. Jeremy H. Davies, Mark Nieuwenhuyzen, Clarke S. Stevenson, Romain Viguier and Sinead Mulready, Chem. Commun, 2002, 2136-2137.

26. “Syntheses of novel functionalised macrocyclic compounds as Na+ and K+ receptors: a mild and high yielding nitration in water of mono and bis 2-methoxyaniline functionalised crown ethers”, Thorfinnur Gunnlaugsson, H. Q. Nimal Gunaratne,Mark. Nieuwenhuyzen and Joseph P. Leonard, J. Chem. Soc., Perkin Trans. 1, 2002, 1954-1962.

25. “Fluorescent sensing of pyrophosphate and bis-carboxylates using charge neutral PET chemosensors” Thorfinnur Gunnlaugsson, Anthony P. Davis, John E. O’Brien and Mark Glynn, Org. Lett. 2002, 2449-2452.

24. “A novel fluorescent photoinduced electron transfer (PET) sensor for lithium”, Thorfinnur Gunnlaugsson, Bastien Bichell and Claire Nolan, Tetrahedron Letters, 2002, 43, 4989-4992.

23. “Novel Sodium Selective Fluorescent-PET and Optically Based Chemosensors: Towards Na+ Determination in Blood” Thorfinnur Gunnlaugsson, Mark Nieuwenhuyzen, Ludovic Richard and Vera Thoss, J. Chem. Soc., Perkin Trans. 2, 2002, 142-151.

 

2001

22. “Lanthanide macrocyclic quinolyl conjugates as luminescent molecular-level devices” Thorfinnur Gunnlaugsson, Donaill A. Mac Dónaill and David Parker, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2001, 123, 12866-12876

21. “Fluorescent photoinduced electron transfer (PET) sensing of anions using charge neutral chemosensors”, Thorfinnur Gunnlaugsson, Anthony P. Davis and Mark Glynn, Chem. Commun., 2001, 2556.

20. “A novel Eu(III) based luminescent chemosensor: determining pH in a highly acidic environment” Thorfinnur Gunnlaugsson, Tetrahedron Letters, 2001, 42, 8901.

19. “A novel optically based chemosensor for the detection of blood Na+, “Thorfinnur Gunnlaugsson, Mark Nieuwenhuyzen, Ludovic Richard and Vera Thoss, Tetrahedron Letters, 2001, 42, 4725.

2000 (Independent Lecture and Postdoc Studies)

18. “Luminescent Molecular Logic Gates: The Two-Input Inhibit (INH) Function”, Thorfinnur Gunnlaugsson, Donaill A. Mac Dónaill and David Parker, Chem. Commun, 2000, 93-4.

17. “Selective Signalling of zinc ions by modulation of terbium luminescence” Ofer Reany, Thorfinnur Gunnlaugsson, and David Parker, Chem. Commun, 2000, 473.

16. “A model system exhibiting modulation of lanthanide luminescence to signal Zn2+ ions in competitive media” Ofer Reany, Thorfinnur Gunnlaugsson, and David Parker, J. Chem. Soc., Perking Trans. 2, 2000, 1817.

15. “The selectivity of reversible oxy-anion binding in aqueous solution at a chiral europium and terbium center:  Signalling of carbonate chelation by changes in the form and circular polarization of luminescence emission”, James I. Bruce, Rachel S. Dickins, Linda J. Govenlock, Thorfinnur Gunnlaugsson, Stefan Lopinski, Mark P. Lowe, David Parker, Robert, D. Peacock, Justin J. B. Perry, Silvio Aime and Mauro Botta, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2000, 122, 9674.

1999 (PhD and Postdoc Studies)

14. “Integration of Logic Function and Sequential Operation of Gates at the Molecular-Scale”, A.P. de Silva, I.M., Dixon, H.Q.N. Guarantna, T. Gunnlaugsson, P.R.S. Maxwell and T.E. Rice., J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1999, 121, 1393.

13. “Responsive Luminescent Lanthanide Complexes for Sensing pH, pO2 and Hydrogencarbonate’, T. Gunnlaugsson, D. Parker, and J., A., G., Williams, SPIE Proceedings, 1999, 3602A

1998

12. “Europium Tetraazamacrocyclic Sensors/Switches for Wide Range Luminescence pH Sensing in Water”, T. Gunnlaugsson and D. Parker, Chem. Commun., 1998, 511.

11. “Reversible Anion Binding in Aqueous solution at a Cationic Heptacoordinate Lanthanide Center: Selective Bicarbonate Sensing by Time-delay Luminescence”, R.S. Dickins, T. Gunnlaugsson, D. Parker and R.D. Peacock., Chem. Commun., 1998, 1643

10.  “Photoinduced Electron Transfer Reagents for Thiols”, A.P. de Silva, H.Q.N. Gunaratne and T. Gunnlaugsson, Tetrahedron Letters, 1998, 39, 5077.

1996-1997 (PhD studies)

9. “Photoionic Supermolecules; Mobilizing the Charge and Light Brigades”, A.P. de Silva, T. Gunnlaugsson and C.P. McCoy, J. Chem. Educ., 1997, 74, 53.

8.  “Signaling Recognition Events with Fluorescent Sensors and Switches”, A.P. de Silva, H.Q.N. Gunaratne, T. Gunnlaugsson, C.P. McCoy, A. Huxley, J.T. Rademacher and T.E. Rice, Chem Rev., 1997, 97, 1515.

7. “Fluorescent Sensors in Various Supramolecular Systems”, A.P. de Silva, H.Q.N. Gunaratne, T. Gunnlaugsson, C.P. McCoy, A. Huxley, J.T. Rademacher and T.E. Rice Adv. Supramol. Chem., 1997, 4, 1.

6. “Higher Generation Luminescence PET (Photoinduced Electron Transfer) Sensors”, A.P. de Silva, H.Q.N. Gunaratne, T. Gunnlaugsson, A. Huxley, J.T. Rademacher and T.E. Rice, in: Chemosensors of Ion and Molecular Recognition, eds. Desvergne, J.P., and Czarnik, A.W., NATO ASI Series, series C: Vol. 492, Kluwer Academic Press: Dordrecht, 1997.

5. “Photoionic Devices with Receptor-Functionalized Fluorophores”, A.P. de Silva, H.Q.N. Gunaratne, T. Gunnlaugsson, C.P. McCoy, P.R.S. Maxwell, J.T. Rademacher and T.E. Rice, Pure Appl. Chem., 1996, 68, 1443.

4. “Fluorescent PET (Photoinduced Electron Transfer) Sensors for Protons with Internal Reference Channel”, A.P. de Silva, H.Q.N. Gunaratne, T. Gunnlaugsson, and P.L.M. Lynch, New J. Chem., 1996, 20, 871.

3. “Fluorescent Switches with High Selectivity towards Sodium Ions: Correlation of Ion-induced Conformation Switching with Fluorescence Function”, A.P. de Silva, H.Q.N. Gunaratne, T. Gunnlaugsson and M. Nieuwenhuizen, Chem. Commun., 1996, 1967.

2. “Recent Evolution of Luminescent Photoinduced Electron Transfer Sensors”, A.P. de Silva, T. Gunnlaugsson and T. Rice, Analyst, 1996, 121, 1759.

1994 (Undergrad project)

1.  “Modification and Intramolecular Photoreaction: The Photohydroxylation of 3-Nitroanisole” C. Evans and T. Gunnlaugsson; J. Photochem. Photobiol. A: Chem.,1994, 78,57.

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