Brian Skelton

Dr, MSc PhD Auck.

  • The University of Western Australia (M310), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth

    Australia

  • 24324 Citations
  • 66 h-Index
1992 …2019
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Research Output 1992 2019

  • 24324 Citations
  • 66 h-Index
  • 1247 Article
  • 42 Conference paper
  • 3 Review article
  • 1 Letter
2019
1 Citation (Scopus)

Allan White and Polypyridines: Extending the Lanthanide(iii) Complex Series

Cotton, S. A., Harrowfield, J. M., Semenova, L. I., Skelton, B. W., Sobolev, A. N. & White, A. H., 21 Jun 2019, In : Australian Journal of Chemistry.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lanthanoid Series Elements
Ligands
Bromides
Crystal lattices
Metals
2 Citations (Scopus)

Allan White and Solvento/Aqua Complexes: ScIII Solvation

Chan, E. J., Cotton, S. A., Harrowfield, J. M., Skelton, B. W., Sobolev, A. N. & White, A. H., 4 Jul 2019, In : Australian Journal of Chemistry.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Solvation
Ligands
Picrates
Scandium
Anions
3 Citations (Scopus)

Anionic Cyclometalated Platinum(II) Tetrazolato Complexes as Viable Photoredox Catalysts

Ranieri, A. M., Burt, L. K., Stagni, S., Zacchini, S., Skelton, B. W., Ogden, M. I., Bissember, A. C. & Massi, M., 11 Mar 2019, In : Organometallics. 38, 5, p. 1108-1117 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Platinum
platinum
Ligands
Dimethyl Sulfoxide
catalysts
1 Downloads (Pure)

Carbon-Rich Trinuclear Octamethylferrocenophanes

Roemer, M., Wild, D. A., Sobolev, A. N., Skelton, B. W., Nealon, G. L., Piggott, M. J. & Koutsantonis, G. A., 18 Mar 2019, In : Inorganic Chemistry. 56, 6, p. 3789–3799

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Carbon
Friedel-Craft reaction
Metals
Friedel-Crafts reaction
ferrocenes

Chemically and Mechanically Controlled Single-Molecule Switches Using Spiropyrans

Walkey, M. C., Peiris, C. R., Ciampi, S., C. Aragonès, A., Domínguez-Espíndola, R. B., Jago, D., Pulbrook, T., Skelton, B. W., Sobolev, A. N., Díez Pérez, I., Piggott, M. J., Koutsantonis, G. A. & Darwish, N., 9 Oct 2019, In : ACS APPLIED MATERIALS & INTERFACES. 11, 40, p. 36886-36894 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Schiff Bases
Nickel
imines
Crystal structure
Ligands

Crystal structures of an imidazo[1,5-a]pyridinium-based ligand and its (C13H12N3)(2)[CdI4] hybrid salt

Vassilyeva, O. Y., Buvaylo, E. A., Kokozay, V. N., Skelton, B. W. & Sobolev, A. N., Aug 2019, In : Acta Crystallographica. Section E: Structure Reports Online. 75, p. 1209-+ 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
3 Citations (Scopus)

Heterometallic Co III Zn II schiff base catalyst for mild hydroxylation of C(sp 3 )–H bonds of unactivated alkanes: Evidence for dual mechanism controlled by the promoter

Nesterova, O. V., Kasyanova, K. V., Buvaylo, E. A., Vassilyeva, O. Y., Skelton, B. W., Nesterov, D. S. & Pombeiro, A. J. L., 1 Mar 2019, In : Catalysts. 9, 3, 209.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Nitric Acid
Hydroxylation
Alkanes
Schiff Bases
nitric acid

Influence of the para-Substituent in Lanthanoid Complexes of Bis-Tetrazole-Substituted Calix[4]arenes

Phe, R. Z. H., Skelton, B. W., Massi, M. & Ogden, M. I., 16 Oct 2019, In : European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lanthanoid Series Elements
Calixarenes
Ammonium Compounds
Derivatives
Dynamic light scattering

Lanthanoid coordination with a tetrazole-substituted calix[4]diquinone and calix[4]dihydroquinone

Cameron, L., Rajagopalan, A., Galan, L. A., Phe, R. Z. H., Skelton, B. W., Massi, M. & Ogden, M. I., 3 Jul 2019, In : Supramolecular Chemistry. 31, 7, p. 466-472 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)

Long magnetic relaxation time of tetracoordinate Co2+ in imidazo[1,5-a] pyridinium-based (C13H12N3)2[CoCl4] hybrid salt and [Co(C13H12N3)Cl3] molecular complex

Vassilyeva, O. Y., Buvaylo, E. A., Kokozay, V. N., Skelton, B. W., Rajnák, C., Titiš, J. & Boča, R., 27 Jun 2019, In : Dalton Transactions. 48, 30, p. 11278-11284 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Magnetic relaxation
Magnetic anisotropy
Relaxation time
Salts
Metal ions

Metal coordination with an amide-functionalized axially chiral resorcinarene

Vaughan, J., Bertata, M. A. M., Skelton, B. W., Ogden, M. & Mocerino, M., Aug 2019, In : Journal of Inclusion Phenomena and Macrocyclic Chemistry. 94, 3-4, p. 229-239 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)

New routes to organometallic molecular junctions via a simple thermal processing protocol

Ezquerra, R., Eaves, S. G., Bock, S., Skelton, B. W., Perez-Murano, F., Cea, P., Martin, S. & Low, P. J., 14 Jun 2019, In : Journal of Materials Chemistry C. 7, 22, p. 6630-6640 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)

Photophysical and biological investigation of phenol substituted rhenium tetrazolato complexes

Akabar, N., Chaturvedi, V., Shillito, G. E., Schwehr, B. J., Gordon, K. C., Huff, G. S., Sutton, J. J., Skelton, B. W., Sobolev, A. N., Stagni, S., Nelson, D. J. & Massi, M., 1 Jan 2019, In : Dalton Transactions. 48, 41, p. 15613-15624 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Rhenium
Phenol
Excited states
Phosphorescence
Deprotonation

Racemic NHC-Iridium Complexes with Electron-Poor Diene Ligands and Their Reactivity in the Intramolecular Hydroamination Reaction

Gao, P., Foster, D., Sipos, G., Skelton, B. W., Sobolev, A. N., Moggach, S. A. & Dorta, R., 5 Sep 2019, In : Organometallics. 38, 19, p. 3568-3581

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Iridium
dienes
iridium
reactivity
Ligands
2 Citations (Scopus)

Structural Systematics of Lanthanide(iii) Picrate Solvates: Molecular, Mononuclear Ln(pic)3(trimethylphosphate)3 Arrays

Chan, E. J., Harrowfield, J. M., Skelton, B. W., Sobolev, A. N. & White, A. H., 3 Jul 2019, In : Australian Journal of Chemistry.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lanthanoid Series Elements
Stereochemistry
Ligands
Isomers
Atoms
2 Citations (Scopus)
Hempa
Lanthanoid Series Elements
Stoichiometry
Ligands
Picrates
3 Citations (Scopus)

Structural Systematics of Lanthanide(iii) Picrate Solvates: Neutral, Mononuclear Ln(pic)3(dimethylsulfoxide)3 Arrays

Asfari, Z., Chan, E. J., Harrowfield, J. M., Skelton, B. W., Sobolev, A. N., Thuéry, P. & White, A. H., 17 Jun 2019, In : Australian Journal of Chemistry.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lanthanoid Series Elements
Dimethyl Sulfoxide
Atoms
Ligands
Stoichiometry
2 Citations (Scopus)
1-methyl-2-pyrrolidinone
Lanthanoid Series Elements
Hempa
Ligands
Dimethyl Sulfoxide
1 Citation (Scopus)
1-methyl-2-pyrrolidinone
Europium
Stereochemistry
Dimethyl Sulfoxide
Hempa
2018

Confirmation of the Revised Structure of Samoquasine A and a Proposed Structural Revision of Cherimoline

Dhoro, F., Parkin-Gibbs, J., McIldowie, M., Skelton, B. W. & Piggott, M. J., 27 Jul 2018, In : Journal of Natural Products. 81, 7, p. 1658-1665 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biological Products
hydrazine
Cyclization
Malus
perlolidine
1 Citation (Scopus)
Open Access
Cobalt
Cadmium
cadmium
cobalt
Crystal structure
18 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
Boronic Acids
Addition reactions
Rhodium
Tuning
Ligands
6 Citations (Scopus)

Energy transfer between Eu3+ and Nd3+ in near-infrared emitting beta-triketonate coordination polymers

Galan, L. A., Sobolev, A. N., Skelton, B. W., Zysman-Colman, E., Ogden, M. I. & Massi, M., 21 Sep 2018, In : Dalton Transactions. 47, 35, p. 12345-12352 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Exploring structural and conformational behaviour of cyclophanes incorporating imidazole-2-thiones

Mageed, A. H., Skelton, B. W., Sobolev, A. N. & Baker, M. V., 14 Jun 2018, In : Tetrahedron. 74, 24, p. 2956-2966 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Thiones
Conformations
Sulfur
X-Ray Diffraction
Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy
1 Citation (Scopus)

Formaldehyde-aminoguanidine condensation and aminoguanidine self-condensation products: Syntheses, crystal structures and characterization.

Buvaylo, E. A., Kokozay, V. N., Strutynska, N. Y., Vassilyeva, O. Y. & Skelton, B. W., 1 Feb 2018, In : Acta Crystallographica Section C: Structural Chemistry. 74, 2, p. 152-158 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

formaldehyde
Formaldehyde
Condensation
hydrazine
condensation
3 Citations (Scopus)
Ligands
Oxidation
Cations
Nuclear magnetic resonance
Nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy
5 Citations (Scopus)

Multicarbazole scaffolds for selective G-quadruplex binding

Ou, A., Guédin, A., Skelton, B., Amrane, S., Evans, C., Norret, M., Swaminatha Iyer, K., Mergny, J-L. & Smith, N., 2018, In : ChemComm. 54, 69, p. 9647-9650

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Scaffolds
DNA
Ligands
Chain length
pyrrolidine
4 Citations (Scopus)

Probing the effect of beta-triketonates in visible and NIR emitting lanthanoid complexes

Galan, L. A., Reid, B. L., Stagni, S., Sobolev, A. N., Skelton, B. W., Moore, E. G., Hanan, G. S., Zysman-Colman, E., Ogden, M. I. & Massi, M., 28 Jun 2018, In : Dalton Transactions. 47, 24, p. 7956-7964 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Citations (Scopus)

Stereospecific sp3 C–H oxidation with m-CPBA: A CoIII Schiff base complex as pre-catalyst vs. its CoIIICdII heterometallic derivative

Nesterova, O. V., Kasyanova, K. V., Makhankova, V. G., Kokozay, V. N., Vassilyeva, O. Y., Skelton, B. W., Nesterov, D. S. & Pombeiro, A. J. L., 25 Jun 2018, In : Applied Catalysis A: General. 560, p. 171-184 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Schiff Bases
Acidity
Derivatives
Cadmium Chloride
Oxidation
5 Citations (Scopus)

Structural systematics of some trinuclear alkynyl and diynyl Group 11 complexes containing dppm [dppm = CH2(PPh2)2]

Bruce, M. I., Halet, J. F., Le Guennic, B., Skelton, B. W., Sobolev, A. N., Sumby, C. J. & White, A. H., 15 Nov 2018, In : Coordination Chemistry Reviews. 375, p. 2-12 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Atoms
Conformations
Alkynes
Ligands
Anions
1 Citation (Scopus)

Synthesis, Characterization, and Magnetic Properties of a Series of Copper(II) Chloride Complexes of Pyridyliminebenzoic Acids

Buvaylo, E. A., Kokozay, V. N., Makhankova, V. G., Melnyk, A. K., Korabik, M., Witwicki, M., Skelton, B. W. & Vassilyeva, O. Y., 17 Apr 2018, In : European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry. 2018, 14, p. 1603-1619 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Paramagnetic resonance
Magnetic properties
Acids
Copper
Single crystals
1 Citation (Scopus)

Synthesis and crystal structures of new sodium phenolate compounds: coordination chemistry

Binda, P. I., Hill, B. R. & Skelton, B. W., 3 Apr 2018, In : Journal of Coordination Chemistry. 71, 7, p. 941-951 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sodium compounds
sodium compounds
Crystal structure
Ligands
chemistry

Synthesis and structural studies of dicationic Pd(II) and Pt(II) complexes of 2-(alkylchalcogenomethyl)pyridines, [M{NC5H4-2-(CH2ER)}2][PF6]2

Jones, R. C., Gardiner, M. G., Skelton, B. W. & Tolhurst, V. A., 1 Dec 2018, In : Polyhedron. 156, p. 291-296 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pyridines
Pyridine
pyridines
Metals
Ligands
1 Citation (Scopus)
Hydrolysis
X rays
Oxidation
Acids
2017
1 Citation (Scopus)

Chiral discrimination in solid-state interactions of cobalt(III)-polyamine complex cations with tris-(dipicolinato)lanthanate(III) anions

Harrowfield, J. M., Kim, Y., Skelton, B. W., Sobolev, A. N. & White, A. H., 7 May 2017, In : CrystEngComm. 19, 17, p. 2372-2379 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)
111 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
Sodium Hydroxide
Cyclization
Discrete Fourier transforms
Electrons
4 Citations (Scopus)
111 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
Ruthenium
Isomers
ruthenium
Electronic structure
isomers
13 Citations (Scopus)

Copper(II) complex of the 2-pyridinecarbaldehyde aminoguanidine Schiff base: Crystal structure and catalytic behaviour in mild oxidation of alkanes

Buvaylo, E. A., Kokozay, V. N., Vassilyeva, O. Y., Skelton, B. W., Nesterova, O. V. & Pombeiro, A. J. L., 1 Apr 2017, In : Inorganic Chemistry Communications. 78, p. 85-90 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Alkanes
Schiff Bases
Paraffins
imines
alkanes

Crystal structure of 4,10-dimeth-oxy-13-methyl-6H,12H-6,12-epimino-dibenzo[b,f][1,5]dioxocine

Kasyanova, K. V., Kokozay, V. N., Buvaylo, E. A., Vassilyeva, O. Y. & Skelton, B. W., 2017, In : Acta Crystallographica. Section E: Structure Reports Online. 73, p. 410-412 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Conformations
Crystal structure
crystal structure
rings
boats
17 Citations (Scopus)

Defining the Anti-Cancer Activity of Tricarbonyl Rhenium Complexes: Induction of G2/M Cell Cycle Arrest and Blockade of Aurora-A Kinase Phosphorylation

Simpson, P. V., Casari, I., Paternoster, S., Skelton, B. W., Falasca, M. & Massi, M., 11 May 2017, In : Chemistry - A European Journal. 23, 27, p. 6518-6521 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Aurora Kinase A
Rhenium
Phosphorylation
Cells
Ruthenium
5 Citations (Scopus)

Difference Hirshfeld fingerprint plots: a tool for studying polymorphs

Carter, D. J., Raiteri, P., Barnard, K. R., Gielink, R., Mocerino, M., Skelton, B. W., Vaughan, J. G., Ogden, M. I. & Rohl, A. L., 2017, In : CrystEngComm.. 19, 16, p. 2207-2215 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

17 Citations (Scopus)

Field-Assisted Slow Magnetic Relaxation in a Six-Coordinate Co(II)-Co(III) Complex with Large Negative Anisotropy

Buvaylo, E. A., Kokozay, V. N., Vassilyeva, O. Y., Skelton, B. W., Ozarowski, A., Titiš, J., Vranovičová, B. & Boča, R., 19 Jun 2017, In : Inorganic Chemistry. 56, 12, p. 6999-7009 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Magnetic relaxation
magnetic relaxation
Anisotropy
Magnetic fields
Magnetic susceptibility
9 Citations (Scopus)
141 Downloads (Pure)

In-Depth Study on Chloride Abstractions from (NHC)Ir(COD)CI Complexes

Sipos, G., Gao, P., Foster, D., Skelton, B. W., Sobolev, A. N. & Dorta, R., 27 Feb 2017, In : Organometallics. 36, 4, p. 801-817 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
11 Citations (Scopus)

Intracellular distribution and stability of a luminescent rhenium(i) tricarbonyl tetrazolato complex using epifluorescence microscopy in conjunction with X-ray fluorescence imaging

Wedding, J. L., Harris-Brown, T., Bader, C. A., Plush, S. E., Mak, R., Massi, M., Brooks, D. A., Lai, B., Vogt, S., Werrett, M. V., Simpson, P. V., Skelton, B. W. & Stagni, S., 1 Apr 2017, In : Metallomics. 9, 4, p. 382-390 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Rhenium
Optical Imaging
Microscopy
Microscopic examination
Fluorescence
22 Citations (Scopus)

Investigating Intracellular Localisation and Cytotoxicity Trends for Neutral and Cationic Iridium Tetrazolato Complexes in Live Cells

Caporale, C., Bader, C. A., Sorvina, A., MaGee, K. D. M., Skelton, B. W., Gillam, T. A., Wright, P. J., Raiteri, P., Stagni, S., Morrison, J. L., Plush, S. E., Brooks, D. A. & Massi, M., 7 Nov 2017, In : Chemistry - A European Journal. 23, 62, p. 15666-15679 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Iridium
Cytotoxicity
Ligands
Excited states
Mitochondria
2 Citations (Scopus)
150 Downloads (Pure)

New, potentially chelating NHC ligands; synthesis, complexation studies, and preliminary catalytic evaluation

Ou, A., Wu, L., Salvador, A., Sipos, G., Zhao, G., Skelton, B. W., Sobolev, A. N. & Dorta, R., 21 Mar 2017, In : Dalton Transactions. 46, 11, p. 3631-3641 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Chelation
Complexation
Ligands
Iridium
Ruthenium
9 Citations (Scopus)

Photochemical Processes in a Rhenium(I) Tricarbonyl N-Heterocyclic Carbene Complex Studied by Time-Resolved Measurements

Mukuta, T., Simpson, P. V., Vaughan, J. G., Skelton, B. W., Stagni, S., Massi, M., Koike, K., Ishitani, O. & Onda, K., 20 Mar 2017, In : Inorganic Chemistry. 56, 6, p. 3404-3413 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Rhenium
rhenium
carbenes
Time measurement
time measurement
15 Citations (Scopus)

Single-Molecule Conductance Studies of Organometallic Complexes Bearing 3-Thienyl Contacting Groups

Bock, S., Al-Owaedi, O. A., Eaves, S. G., Milan, D. C., Lemmer, M., Skelton, B. W., Osorio, H. M., Nichols, R. J., Higgins, S. J., Cea, P., Long, N. J., Albrecht, T., Martín, S., Lambert, C. J. & Low, P. J., 10 Feb 2017, In : Chemistry - A European Journal. p. 2133-2143

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Bearings (structural)
Organometallics
Molecules
Microscopes
Metals
8 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
Salts
Dimethyl Sulfoxide
Cations
Nuclear magnetic resonance
carbene