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s-Block cooperative catalysis: alkali metal magnesiate-catalysed cyclisation of alkynols

Fairley, M., Davin, L., Hernan-Gomez, A., García-Álvarez, J., O'Hara, C. T. & Hevia, E., 14 Jun 2019, In : Chemical Science. 10, 22, p. 5821-5831 11 p.

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Alkali Metals
Cyclization
Catalysis
Crown Ethers
Catalysts

Selective mono- and dimetallation of a group 3 sandwich complex

Martínez-Martínez, A. J., Kennedy, A. R., Paprocki, V., Fantuzzi, F., Dewhurst, R. D., O'Hara, C. T., Braunschweig, H. & Mulvey, R. E., 21 Aug 2019, In : Chemical Communications. 55, 65, p. 9677-9680 4 p.

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Scandium
Deprotonation
Lithium
Amides
Metals
2017
5 Citations (Scopus)

Exploring the solid state and solution structural chemistry of the utility amide potassium hexamethyldisilazide (KHMDS)

Ojeda-Amador, A. I., Martínez-Martínez, A. J., Robertson, G. M., Robertson, S. D., Kennedy, A. R. & O'Hara, C. T., 15 May 2017, In : Dalton Transactions. 46, 19, p. 6392-6403 12 p.

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Amides
Nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy
Amines
Potassium
Toluene
13 Citations (Scopus)
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Nitriles
Glycerol
Air
Hydrolysis
Moisture
3 Citations (Scopus)

Monodentate coordination of the normally chelating chiral diamine (R,R)-TMCDA

Ojeda-Amador, A. I., Martínez-Martínez, A. J., Kennedy, A. R., Armstrong, D. R. & O'Hara, C. T., 7 Jan 2017, In : Chemical Communications. 53, p. 324-327 4 p.

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Diamines
Chelation
Amides
Electrostatics
Ligands
8 Citations (Scopus)

Templated deprotonative metalation of polyaryl systems: facile access to simple, previously inaccessible multi-iodoarenes

Martínez-Martínez, A. J., Justice, S., Fleming, B. J., Kennedy, A. R., Oswald, I. D. H. & O'Hara, C. T., 30 Jun 2017, In : Science Advances. 3, 6, 8 p., e1700832.

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Organic light emitting diodes (OLED)
Molecular electronics
Nanostructures
Nanostructured materials
Isomers
2016
11 Citations (Scopus)

Lithium, sodium, and potassium magnesiate chemistry: a structural overview

Martínez-Martínez, A. J. & O'Hara, C. T., 21 Mar 2016, In : Advances in Organometallic Chemistry. 46 p.

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Alkali Metals
Lithium
Lithium Compounds
Alkali metal compounds
Potassium
12 Citations (Scopus)

Structural studies of cesium, lithium/cesium and sodium/cesium bis(trimethylsilyl)amide (HMDS) complexes

Ojeda Amador, A. I., Martínez-Martínez, A. J., Kennedy, A. R. & O'Hara, C. T., 13 May 2016, In : Inorganic Chemistry. 55, 11, p. 5719–5728 10 p.

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Cesium
Toluene
Lithium
cesium
Amides
3 Citations (Scopus)

Synthetic and reactivity studies of hetero-tri-anionic sodium zincates

Francos, J., Kennedy, A. R. & O'Hara, C. T., 14 Apr 2016, In : Dalton Transactions. 45, 14, p. 6222-6233 12 p.

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Thymidine Monophosphate
Sodium
Amides
Amines
phenyllithium
2015
19 Citations (Scopus)

Alkali-metal-mediated magnesiations of an N-heterocyclic carbene: normal, abnormal and "paranormal" reactivity in a single tritopic molecule

Martínez-Martínez, A. J., Fuentes, M. Á., Hernán-Gõmez, A., Hevia, E., Kennedy, A. R., Mulvey, R. E. & O'Hara, C. T., 16 Nov 2015, In : Angewandte Chemie International Edition. 54, 47, p. 14075-14079 5 p.

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Alkali Metals
Alkali metals
Thymidine Monophosphate
Sodium
Atoms
5 Citations (Scopus)

Solid state and solution studies of lithium tris(n-butyl)magnesiates stabilised by Lewis donors

Zaragoza-Calero, S., Francos, J., Kennedy, A. R. & O'Hara, C. T., 9 Mar 2015, In : Dalton Transactions. 44, 16, p. 7258-7267 10 p.

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Lithium
Hydrocarbons
Amines
Cyclic Ethers
Lewis Bases
2 Citations (Scopus)

Structural studies of (rac)-BIPHEN organomagnesiates and intermediates in the halogen-metal exchange of 2-Bromopyridine

Francos, J., Gros, P. C., Kennedy, A. R. & O'Hara, C. T., 8 Jun 2015, In : Organometallics. 34, 11, p. 2550-2557 8 p.

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Halogens
Lithium
halogens
Nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy
lithium
12 Citations (Scopus)

Synthetic and structural studies of mixed sodium bis(trimethylsilyl)amide/sodium halide aggregates in the presence of η2-N,N-, η3-N,N,N/N,O,N-, and η4-N,N,N,N-donor ligands

Ojeda-Amador, A. I., Martinez-Martinez, A. J., Kennedy, A. R. & O'Hara, C. T., 19 Oct 2015, In : Inorganic Chemistry. 54, 20, p. 9833-9844 11 p.

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Amides
amides
halides
Sodium
sodium
2014
13 Citations (Scopus)

Complexity in seemingly simple sodium magnesiate systems

Francos, J., Fleming, B. J., García-Álvarez, P., Kennedy, A. R., Reilly, K., Robertson, G. M., Robertson, S. D. & O'Hara, C. T., 14 Oct 2014, In : Dalton Transactions. 43, 38, p. 14424-14431 8 p.

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Sodium
Diamines
Amides
Nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy
Byproducts
7 Citations (Scopus)

Dehydromethylation of alkali metal salts of the utility amide 2,2,6,6-tetramethylpiperidide (TMP)

Kennedy, A. R., Leenhouts, S. M., Liggat, J. J., Martínez-Martínez, A. J., Miller, K., Mulvey, R. E., O'Hara, C. T., O'Keefe, P. & Steven, A., 21 Sep 2014, In : Chemical Communications. 50, 73, p. 10588-10591 4 p.

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Alkali Metals
Thermolysis
Alkali metals
Amides
Methane
92 Citations (Scopus)

Directed ortho-meta'- and meta-meta'-dimetalations: a template base approach to deprotonation

Martínez-Martínez, A. J., Kennedy, A. R., Mulvey, R. E. & O'Hara, C. T., 14 Nov 2014, In : Science. 346, 6211, p. 834-837 4 p.

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Benzene
Amides
4 Citations (Scopus)

Optimisation of a lithium magnesiate for use in the non-cryogenic asymmetric deprotonation of prochiral ketones

Francos, J., Zaragoza-Calero, S. & O'Hara, C. T., 21 Jan 2014, In : Dalton Transactions. 43, 3, p. 1408-1412 5 p.

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Deprotonation
Ketones
Lithium
Amides
Amines
38 Citations (Scopus)

Pre-inverse-crowns: synthetic, structural and reactivity studies of alkali metal magnesiates primed for inverse crown formation

Martinez-Martinez, A. J., Armstrong, D. R., Conway, B., Fleming, B. J., Klett, J., Kennedy, A. R., Mulvey, R. E., Robertson, S. D. & O'Hara, C. T., 1 Feb 2014, In : Chemical Science. 5, 2, p. 771-781 11 p.

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Thymidine Monophosphate
Alkali Metals
Atoms
Potassium Compounds
Ligands
2 Citations (Scopus)
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interception
Amides
Isomers
amides
isomers
2013
21 Citations (Scopus)

Evaluating cis-2,6-dimethylpiperidide (cis-DMP) as a base component in lithium-mediated zincation chemistry

Armstrong, D. R., Garden, J. A., Kennedy, A. R., Leenhouts, S. M., Mulvey, R. E., O'Keefe, P., O'Hara, C. T. & Steven, A., 27 Sep 2013, In : Chemistry - A European Journal. 19, 40, p. 13492-13503 12 p.

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Lithium
Amides
Metals
cis-2,6-dimethylpiperidide
Alkali Metals
3 Citations (Scopus)

Structural elucidation of homometallic anthracenolates synthesised via deprotonative metallation of anthrone

Clegg, W., Fleming, B. J., Garcia-Alvarez, P., Hogg, L. M., Kennedy, A. R., Klett, J., Martinez-Martinez, A. J., Mulvey, R. E., Russo, L. & O'Hara, C. T., 2013, In : Dalton Transactions. 42, 7, p. 2512-2519 8 p.

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Alkali Metals
Aromatization
X ray crystallography
Coordination Complexes
Organometallics
2012
8 Citations (Scopus)
Diamines
diamines
coordination polymers
Dimers
Polymers
15 Citations (Scopus)

Single electron transfer (SET) activity of the dialkyl-amido sodium zincate [(TMEDA)center dot Na(mu-TMP)(mu-Bu-t)Zn(Bu-t)] towards TEMPO and chalcone

Armstrong, D. R., Balloch, L., Crawford, J. J., Fleming, B. J., Hogg, L. M., Kennedy, A. R., Klett, J., Mulvey, R. E., O'Hara, C. T., Orr, S. A. & Robertson, S., 2012, In : Chemical Communications. 48, 10, p. 1541-1543 3 p.

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Chalcone
Sodium
Thymidine Monophosphate
Atoms
Electrons
7 Citations (Scopus)

Synthesis and structural elucidation of a rare example of a tris(amido) potassium magnesiate

Fleming, B. J., Garcia-Alvarez, P., Keating, E., Kennedy, A. & O'Hara, C., 1 Apr 2012, In : Inorganica Chimica Acta. 384, p. 154-157 4 p.

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Potassium
potassium
synthesis
Ligands
Diphenylamine
2011
17 Citations (Scopus)
Thymidine Monophosphate
Complexation
Sodium
Isomers
Nuclear magnetic resonance
23 Citations (Scopus)

Mixed lithium amide–lithium halide compounds: unusual halide-deficient amido metal anionic crowns

Kennedy, A., Mulvey, R., O'Hara, C., Robertson, G. & Robertson, S., 19 Jul 2011, In : Angewandte Chemie. 50, 36, p. 8375-8378 4 p.

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Lithium Compounds
Coordination Complexes
Crowns
Lithium
Amides
15 Citations (Scopus)

Remote functionalisation via sodium alkylamidozincate intermediates: access to unusual fluorenone and pyridyl ketone reactivity patterns

Crawford, J. J., Fleming, B. J., Kennedy, A. R., Klett, J., O'Hara, C. T. & Orr, S. A., 11 Jan 2011, In : Chemical Communications (London). 47, 13, p. 3772-3774 3 p.

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Hexanes
Organometallics
Ketones
Sodium
Substrates
14 Citations (Scopus)

Synthesis and structural chemistry of alkali metal tris(HMDS) magnesiates containing chiral diamine donor ligands

Garcia-Alvarez, P., Kennedy, A. R., O'Hara, C. T., Reilly, K. & Robertson, G. M., 31 Mar 2011, In : Dalton Transactions. 40, 19, p. 5332-5341 10 p.

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Alkali Metals
Diamines
Sparteine
Ligands
Sodium
2010
17 Citations (Scopus)

cis-2,6-Dimethylpiperidide: a structural mimic for TMP (2,2,6,6-tetramethypiperidide) or DA (diisopropylamide)?

Campbell, R., Conway, B., Garcia-Alvarez, P., Kennedy, A. R., Klett, J., O'Hara, C. T., Mulvey, R. E., Robertson, G. & EPSRC (Funder), 2010, In : Dalton Transactions. 39, p. 511-519 8 p.

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Sodium
Hydrocarbons
Ligands
Alkali Metals
neurotensin mimic 2
20 Citations (Scopus)

Sodium-mediated magnesiation of thiophene and tetrahydrothiophene: structural contrasts with furan and tetrahydrofuran

Blair, V. L., Kennedy, A. R., Mulvey, R. E., O'Hara, C. T. & EPSRC (Funder), 2010, In : Chemistry - A European Journal. 16, 29, p. 8600-8604 4 p.

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Thiophenes
Sodium
Metals
Glucosidases
Amine Oxidase (Copper-Containing)
13 Citations (Scopus)

Structural elaboration of the surprising ortho-zincation of benzyl methyl ether

Balloch, L., Kennedy, A. R., Klett, J., Mulvey, R. E. & O'Hara, C. T., 7 Apr 2010, In : Chemical Communications (London). 46, 13, p. 2319-2321 3 p.

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Thymidine Monophosphate
Methyl Ethers
Sodium
Thermodynamics
phenyllithium
2009
14 Citations (Scopus)

Reactions of (-)-sparteine with alkali metal HMDS complexes: conventional meets the unconventional

Clark, N. M., Garcia-Alvarez, P., Kennedy, A. R., O'Hara, C. T. & Robertson, G. M., 2009, In : Chemical Communications (London). 2009, 39, p. 5835-5837 3 p.

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Sparteine
Alkali Metals
Anions
Sodium
Crown Ethers
17 Citations (Scopus)

Structural elucidation of tmeda-solvated alkali metal diphenylamide complexes

Kennedy, A. R., Klett, J., O'Hara, C. T., Mulvey, R. E. & Robertson, G. M., Nov 2009, In : European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry. 2009, 33, p. 5029-5035 7 p.

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Alkali Metals
Metal complexes
Lithium
Atoms
Salts
16 Citations (Scopus)

Structural variations within group 1 (Li-Cs)(+)(2,2,6,6-tetramethyl-1-piperidinyloxy)(-) complexes made via metallic reduction of the nitroxyl radical

Balloch, L., Drummond, A. M., Garcia-Alvarez, P., Graham, D. V., Kennedy, A. R., Klett, J., Mulvey, R. E., O'Hara, C. T., Rodger, P. J. A. & Rushworth, I. D., 21 May 2009, In : Inorganic Chemistry. 48, 14, p. 6934-6944 10 p.

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cubane
Metals
Atoms
metals
Molecules
15 Citations (Scopus)

Synergic synthesis of benzannulated zincabicyclic complexes, alpha-zincated n ylides, through sodium-TMEDA-mediated zincation of a haloarene

Armstrong, D. R., Balloch, L., Clegg, W., Dale, S. H., Garcia-Alvarez, P., Hevia, E., Hogg, L. M., Kennedy, A. R., Mulvey, R. E. & O'Hara, C., 2 Nov 2009, In : Angewandte Chemie. 48, 46, p. 8675-8678 4 p.

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Thymidine Monophosphate
Sodium
Benzene
Zinc
Ligands
2008
31 Citations (Scopus)

A structural and computational study of synthetically important alkali-metal/tetramethylpiperidide (tmp) amine solvates

Armstrong, D. R., Graham, D. V., Kennedy, A. R., Mulvey, R. E. & O'Hara, C. T., 2008, In : Chemistry - A European Journal. 14, 26, p. 8025-8034 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Alkali Metals
Amines
Thymidine Monophosphate
Hexanes
Metals
20 Citations (Scopus)
Sparteine
Thymidine Monophosphate
Sodium
Hydrocarbons
Metals
35 Citations (Scopus)

Structurally defined reactions of sodium tmp-zincate with nitrile compounds: synthesis of a salt-like sodium sodiumdizincate and other unexpected ion-pair products

Clegg, W., Dale, S. H., Hevia, E., Hogg, L. M., Honeyman, G. W., Mulvey, R. E., O'Hara, C. T. & Russo, L., 2008, In : Angewandte Chemie. 47, 4, p. 731-734 3 p.

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Nitriles
Anions
Salts
Sodium
Ions
26 Citations (Scopus)

Synthetic and structural investigations of alkali metal diamine bis(phenolate) complexes

Clegg, W., Davidson, M. G., Graham, D. V., Griffen, G., Jones, M. D., Kennedy, A. R., O'Hara, C. T. & Russo, L., 2008, In : Dalton Transactions. 10, p. 1295-1301 6 p.

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Alkali Metals
Hydrocarbons
Sodium
X ray crystallography
Ladders
22 Citations (Scopus)

Transamination chemistry of sodium TMP-zincate: synthesis and crystal structure of a chiral amidozincate

Armstrong, D. R., Clegg, W., Dale, S. H., Garcia-Alvarez, J., Harrington, R. W., Hevia, E., Honeyman, G. W., Kennedy, A. R., Mulvey, R. E. & O'Hara, C. T., 2008, In : Chemical Communications (London). 2, p. 187-189 2 p.

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Thymidine Monophosphate
Crystal structure
Sodium
Amines
87 Citations (Scopus)

Unmasking representative structures of tmp-active hauser and turbo-hauser bases

Garcia-Alvarez, P., Graham, D. V., Hevia, E., Kennedy, A. R., Klett, J., Mulvey, R. E., O'Hara, C. T. & Weatherstone, S., 6 Oct 2008, In : Angewandte Chemie. 47, 42, p. 8079-8081 3 p.

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2,2,6,6-tetramethylpiperidide
2007
42 Citations (Scopus)
Toluene
Organometallics
Cations
Polymers
Metals
26 Citations (Scopus)

Synthesis and structural characterisation of mixed alkalimetal-magnesium mixed ligand alkyl-amido ate complexes

Andrikopoulos, P. C., Armstrong, D. R., Kennedy, A. R., Mulvey, R. E., O'Hara, C. T., Rowlings, R. & Weatherstone, S., 1 Mar 2007, In : Inorganica Chimica Acta. 360, 4, p. 1370-1375 6 p.

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Hydrocarbons
Ether
Magnesium
magnesium
Ethers
61 Citations (Scopus)

Synthesis and structure of a molecular barium aminebis(phenolate) and its application as an initiator for ring-opening polymerization of cyclic esters

Davidson, M. G., O'Hara, C. T., Jones, M. D., Keir, C. G., Mahon, M. F. & Kociok-Kohn, G., 17 Sep 2007, In : Inorganic Chemistry. 46, 19, p. 7686-7688 3 p.

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Ring opening polymerization
Barium
initiators
barium
esters
6 Citations (Scopus)

The synthesis and characterisation of a magnesium amine bis(phenolate) complex as a potential initiator for the ring-opening polymerisation of cyclic esters

Davidson, M. G., Jones, M. D., Meng, D. & O'Hara, C. T., 2007, In : Main Group Chemistry. 5, 1, p. 3-12 10 p.

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Ring opening polymerization
Magnesium
Amines
Esters
Aminophenols
2006
52 Citations (Scopus)

Alkali-metal-mediated zincation of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons: synthesis and structures of mono- and dizincated naphthalenes

Mulvey, R. E., Clegg, W., Hevia, E., O'Hara, C. T., Dale, S. H., Hogg, L. M. & Honeyman, G. W., 2006, In : Angewandte Chemie. 45, p. 6548-6550 3 p.

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Naphthalenes
Alkali Metals
Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons
Alkali metals
Naphthalene
18 Citations (Scopus)
Crowns
Hydrides
Metals
Molecules
Amides
32 Citations (Scopus)

Building an extended inverse crown motif via alkali-metal-mediated alpha-magnesiation of furan

Graham, D. V., Hevia, E., Kennedy, A. R., Mulvey, R. E., O'Hara, C. T. & Talmard, C., 28 Jan 2006, In : Chemical Communications (London). 2006, 4, p. 417-419 2 p.

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Alkali Metals
Thymidine Monophosphate
Metals
Amides
Anions
2005
76 Citations (Scopus)

Selective meta-deprotonation of toluene by using alkali-metal-mediated magnesiation

Andrikopoulos, P. C., Armstrong, D. R., Graham, D. V., Hevia, E., Kennedy, A. R., Mulvey, R. E., O'Hara, C. T. & Talmard, C., 30 May 2005, In : Angewandte Chemie. 44, 22, p. 3459-3462 3 p.

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Alkali Metals
Toluene
Thermodynamics
Sodium
25 Citations (Scopus)

Stoichiometrically-controlled reactivity and supramolecular storage of butylmagnesiate anions

Andrikopoulos, P. C., Armstrong, D. R., Hevia, E., Kennedy, A. R., Mulvey, R. E. & O'Hara, C. T., Jan 2005, In : Chemical Communications (London). 2005, 9, p. 1131-1133 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Anions
Toluene
Discrete Fourier transforms
Crystal structure
triethylenediamine