The First Catalytic, Enantioselective Aza-Henry Reaction of an Unactivated Cyclic Imine, N. R. Amarasinghe, P. Turner and M. H. Todd, Adv. Synth. Catal. accepted.
Oxidative Arylation of Isochroman, S. J. Park, J. Price and M. H. Todd, J. Org. Chem. 2012, 77, 949-955. Paper
Copper, Nickel and Zinc Cyclam-amino Acid and Cyclam-peptide Complexes may be Synthesized with “Click” Chemistry and are Non-cytotoxic, M. Yu, J. Price, P. Jensen, T. Shelper, C. Lovitt, S. Duffy, L. Windus, V. Avery, P. J. Rutledge and M. H. Todd, Inorg. Chem. 2011, 50, 12823-12835. Paper
Open Science is a Research Accelerator, M. Woelfle, P. Olliaro and M. H. Todd, Nature Chemistry 2011, 3, 745-748. Paper (mentioned on the cover) Discussed here, in more detail here (mirrored on Faculty of 1000 site) and here. Apparently enjoyed by the Chief Executive of BBSRC!
Resolution of Praziquantel, M. Woelfle, J.-P. Seerden, J. de Gooijer, K. Pouwer, P. Olliaro and M. H. Todd, PLoS Negl. Trop. Dis. 2011, 5(9): e1260. Paper Picked up on the WHO website and evaluated on the F1000 website.
Polyamide-scorpion Cyclam Lexitropsins Selectively Bind AT-rich DNA Independently of the Nature of the Coordinated Metal, A. T. S. Lo, N. K. Salam, D. E. Hibbs, P. J. Rutledge and M. H. Todd, PLoS One 2011 6(5): e17446. Paper
Chemical Sensors that Incorporate Click-Derived Triazoles, Y. H. Lau, P. J. Rutledge, M. Watkinson and M. H. Todd, Chem. Soc. Rev. 2011 40, 2848-2866. Paper
A DDQ-mediated Oxidative Carbon-carbon Bond Forming Reaction Proceeds via an Isolable Iminium Ion A. S.-K. Tsang, P. Jensen, J. M. Hook, A. S. K. Hashmi and M. H. Todd, Pure Appl. Chem. 2011, 83, 655-665. Paper
A Click Fluorophore Sensor that can Distinguish CuII and HgII via Selective Anion-Induced Demetallation, Y. H. Lau, J. Price, M. H. Todd and P. J. Rutledge, Chem. Eur. J. 2011, 17, 2850-2858. Paper Featured in Chemistry Views and selected as the journal frontispiece.
Gold Catalysis: Reactions of Organogold Compounds with Electrophiles, A. S. K. Hashmi, T. D. Ramamurthi, M. H. Todd, A. S.-K. Tsang and K. Graf, Aust, J. Chem. 2010, 63, 1619-1626. Paper
Aza-Henry Reactions of 3,4-Dihydroisoquinoline, M. Ahamed, T. Thirukkumaran, W. Y. Leung, P. Jensen, J. Schroers and M. H. Todd, Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2010, 5980-5988. Paper
Catalytic, Asymmetric Additions of Carbon-centered Nucleophiles to Nitrogen-containing Heterocycles, M. Ahamed and M. H. Todd, Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2010, 5935-5942. Paper
Cyclam-based "Clickates": Homogeneous and Heterogeneous Fluorescent Sensors for Zn(II), E. Tamanini, K. Flavin, M. Motevalli, S. Piperno, L. A. Gheber, M. H. Todd and M. Watkinson, Inorg. Chem. 2010, 49, 3789-3800. Paper
Can We Measure Catalyst Efficiency in Asymmetric Chemical Reactions? A Theoretical Approach, S. El-Fayyoumy, M. H. Todd and C. J. Richards, Beilstein J. Org. Chem. 2009, 5, No. 67. Paper The Jones group at the University of Sheffield have set up an ACES calculator.
Kernel for Tropical Disease Initiative, L. Orti, R. J. Carbajo, U. Pieper, N. Eswar, S. M. Maurer, A. K. Rai, G. Taylor, M. H. Todd, A. Pineda-Lucena, A. Sali and M. A. Marti-Renom, Nature Biotech. 2009, 27, 320-321. Paper or Link to pdf
Chemotherapeutic Development Strategies for Schistosomiasis, C. R. Caffrey, D. L. Williams, M. H. Todd, D. L. Nelson, J. Keiser and J. Utzinger, in Drug Discovery in Infectious Diseases: from Molecular Targets to Drug Candidates, P. M. Selzer, Ed., 2009, Wiley-VCH, Weinheim. Chapter
Responsive Metal Complexes: A Click-based "Allosteric Scorpionate" Complex Permits the Detection of a Biological Recognition Events by EPR/ENDOR Spectroscopy, E. Tamanini, S. E. J. Rigby, M. Motevalli, M. H. Todd and M. Watkinson, Chem. Eur. J. 2009, 15, 3720-3728. Paper
A Kernel for Open Source Drug Discovery in Tropical Diseases, L. Orti, R. J. Carbajo, U. Pieper, N. Eswar, S. M. Maurer, A. K. Rai, G. Taylor, M. H. Todd, A. Pineda-Lucena, A. Sali and M. A. Marti-Renom, PLoS Negl. Trop. Dis. 2009, 3(4): e418. Paper
Facile Synthesis of Vicinal Diamines via Oxidation of N-phenyltetrahydroisoquinolines with DDQ, A.-S. K. Tsang and M. H. Todd, Tetrahedron Lett. 2009, 50, 1199-1202. Paper