Brian Skelton

Dr, MSc PhD Auck.

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

    6009 Perth

    Australia

  • 24433 Citations
  • 66 h-Index
1992 …2019
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Research Output 1992 2019

  • 24433 Citations
  • 66 h-Index
  • 1250 Article
  • 42 Conference paper
  • 3 Review article
  • 1 Letter
2015
169 Downloads (Pure)
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palladium
Palladium
carbenes
Chemical activation
activation
9 Citations (Scopus)
430 Downloads (Pure)

Reactions of alkynes with cis-RuCl2(dppm)2: Exploring the interplay of vinylidene, alkynyl and η3-butenynyl complexes

Eaves, S., Yufit, D. S., Skelton, B., Lynam, J. M. & Low, P., 28 Dec 2015, In : Dalton Transactions. 44, 48, p. 21016-21024 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Alkynes
Bearings (structural)
Electrons
Protons
11 Citations (Scopus)

Rhenium tetrazolato complexes coordinated to thioalkyl-functionalised phenanthroline ligands: Synthesis, photophysical characterisation, and incubation in live HeLa cells

Werrett, M. V., Wright, P. J., Simpson, P. V., Raiteri, P., Skelton, B., Stagni, S., Buckley, A., Rigby, P. & Massi, M., 21 Dec 2015, In : Dalton Transactions. 44, 47, p. 20636-20647 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Rhenium
Phenanthrolines
Ligands
Charge transfer
Photobleaching
1 Citation (Scopus)

Some reactions of azides with diynyl-bis(phosphine)ruthenium-cyclopentadienyl complexes

Bruce, M. I., Burgun, A., George, J., Nicholson, B. K., Parker, C. R., Skelton, B., Scoleri, N., Sumby, C. J. & Zaitseva, N. N., 2015, In : Journal of Organometallic Chemistry. 797, p. 185-193

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

phosphine
Ruthenium
Azides
phosphines
ruthenium
3 Citations (Scopus)

Structural variations in metal complexes of a tertiary α-hydroxyoxime

D'Alessio, D. M., Lombardo, D. M., Vaughan, J. G., Skelton, B., Barnard, K. R. & Ogden, M. I., 2015, In : Dalton Transactions. 44, 16, p. 7163-7168

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Coordination Complexes
Ligands
Oximes
Ketones
Metal ions
10 Citations (Scopus)

Syntheses, structural characterisation and electronic structures of some simple acyclic amino carbene complexes

Eaves, S., Yufit, D. S., Skelton, B., Howard, J. A. K. & Low, P., 28 Aug 2015, In : Dalton Transactions. 44, 32, p. 14341-14348

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Electronic structure
carbene
2 Citations (Scopus)

Synthesis, structure, and characterizations of a new antiferromagnetic manganese(II) dichloro-bridged 1-D polymer decorated by 5-amino-1-H-tetrazole

Buvaylo, E. A., Kokozay, V. N., Vassilyeva, O. Y., Skelton, B., Degtyarik, M. M., Korabik, M. & Jezierska, J., 2015, In : Journal of Coordination Chemistry. 68, 7, p. 1261-1272

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

tetrazoles
Manganese
Paramagnetic resonance
manganese
Chlorides
1 Citation (Scopus)

The many roles of mellitic acid during barium sulfate crystallization

Boon, M. P., Freeman, S., Ogden, M. I., Oliveira, A., Richmond, W. R., Skelton, B. & Jones, F., 2015, In : Faraday Discussions. 179, p. 343-357

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Barium Sulfate
Crystallization
barium
sulfates
Nucleation
10 Citations (Scopus)

The series of carbon-chain complexes {Ru(dppe)Cp∗}2{μ-(CC)x} (x = 4-8, 11): Synthesis, structures, properties and some reactions

Bruce, M. I., Cole, M. L., Ellis, B. G., Gaudio, M., Nicholson, B. K., Parker, C. R., Skelton, B. & White, A., 2015, In : Polyhedron. 86, p. 43-56

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Carbon Monoxide
Chain length
Molecular structure
Carbon
X rays
6 Citations (Scopus)

The synthesis and biological activity of novel anthracenone-pyranones and anthracenone-furans

Rixson, J., Abraham, J. R., Egoshi, Y., Skelton, B., Young, K., Gilbert, J., Sakoff, J. A., Gericke, K. M., Mccluskey, A. & Stewart, S., 2015, In : Bioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry. 23, 13, p. 3552-3565

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Furans
Bioactivity
sulfoxide
Cells
Neuroblastoma
2 Citations (Scopus)

The synthesis and fluorescence profile of novel thalidomide analogues

Kampmann, S., Skelton, B., Yeoh, G., Abraham, L., Lengkeek, N. A., Stubbs, K., Heath, C. & Stewart, S., 21 Oct 2015, In : Tetrahedron. 71, 42, p. 8140-8149 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Thalidomide
Fluorescence
Derivatives
Azides
Cycloaddition

The Total Synthesis of Heraclemycin B through β-Ketosulfoxide and Aldehyde Annulation

Jones, K., Rixson, J., Skelton, B., Gericke, K. M. & Stewart, S., 2015, In : Asian Journal of Organic Chemistry. 4, 9, p. 936-942

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biological Products
Aldehydes
2014
2 Citations (Scopus)
Selenious Acid
Vanadium
Barium
Hydrates
Polymers
48 Citations (Scopus)

Arene-ruthenium(II) acylpyrazolonato complexes: Apoptosis-promoting effects on human cancer cells

Pettinari, R., Pettinari, C., Marchetti, F., Skelton, B., White, A., Bonfili, L., Cuccioloni, M., Mozzicafreddo, M., Cecarini, V., Angeletti, M., Nabissi, M. & Eleuteri, A. M., 2014, In : Journal of Medicinal Chemistry. 57, 11, p. 4532-4542

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Ruthenium
Apoptosis
Ligands
Cell Line
Neoplasms
2 Citations (Scopus)

Bis{2-[(pyridin-2-yl)methylideneamino]benzoato-κ3 N,N′,O}chromium(III) nitrate monohydrate

Buvaylo, E. A., Kokozay, V. N., Vassilyeva, O. Y. & Skelton, B., 2014, In : ACTA CRYSTALLOGRAPHICA SECTION E-STRUCTURE REPORTS ONLINE. 70, 4, p. 1-9

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Chromium
Nitrates
Anions
nitrates
chromium
6 Citations (Scopus)

Characterization and inhibition of a nickel-alpha-hydroxyoxime (LIX 63) salt precipitate formed under proposed commercial operating conditions

Barnard, K. R., Shiers, D. W., Mcildowie, M. J., Skelton, B., Ogden, M. I. & Mccoy, T. M., 2014, In : INDUSTRIAL & ENGINEERING CHEMISTRY RESEARCH. 53, 19, p. 8208-8214

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nickel
Precipitates
Salts
Sulfates
Nitrates
11 Citations (Scopus)

Complexes of copper(I) thiocyanate with monodentate phosphine and pyridine ligands and the P(,N)-donor diphenyl(2-pyridyl)phosphine

Bowmaker, G. A., Hanna, J. V., King, S. P., Marchetti, F., Pettinari, C., Pizzabiocca, A., Skelton, B., Sobolev, A., Təbəcaru, A. & White, A., 2014, In : European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry. 2014, 35, p. 6104-6116

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

phosphine
Copper
Ligands
Derivatives
Bond length
13 Citations (Scopus)
207 Downloads (Pure)

Coordinating Tectons: Bimetallic Complexes from Bipyridyl Terminated Group 8 Alkynyl Complexes

Koutsantonis, G., Low, P., Mackenzie, C., Skelton, B. & Yufit, D. S., 22 Sep 2014, In : Organometallics. 33, 18, p. 4911−4922

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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2,2'-Dipyridyl
Ruthenium
ruthenium
Oxidation
oxidation
1 Citation (Scopus)

Crystal structure of bis(2-{[(pyridin-2-yl)methylidene]amino}benzoato-κ3 N,N',O)cobalt(II) N,N-dimethylformamide sesquisolvate

Buvaylo, E. A., Kokozay, V. N., Vassilyeva, O. Y. & Skelton, B., 2014, In : Acta Crystallographica Section E: Crystallographic Communications. 70, 10, p. 164-166

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Dimethylformamide
Cobalt
cobalt
Crystal structure
crystal structure
14 Citations (Scopus)

Ethynylbenzenoid metabolites of Antrodia camphorata: Synthesis and inhibition of TNF expression

Buccini, M., Punch, K. A., Kaskow, B., Flematti, G., Skelton, B., Abraham, L. & Piggott, M., 2014, In : Organic and Biomolecular Chemistry. 12, 7, p. 1100-1113

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Antrodia
necrosis
metabolites
Metabolites
Anti-Inflammatory Agents
19 Citations (Scopus)

From molecular wires to molecular resistors: TCNE, a class-III/class-II mixed-valence chemical switch

Burgun, A., Ellis, B. G., Roisnel, T., Skelton, B., Bruce, M. I. & Lapinte, C., 2014, In : Organometallics. 33, 16, p. 4209-4219

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

resistors
Resistors
switches
Switches
wire
16 Citations (Scopus)
165 Downloads (Pure)

Hirshfeld surface analysis of crystal packing in aza-aromatic picrate salts

Chan, E., Grabowsky, S., Harrowfield, J. M., Shi, M., Skelton, B., Sobolev, A. & White, A., Jun 2014, In : CrystEngComm. 16, 21, p. 4508-4538 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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picrates
Surface analysis
Negative ions
Salts
salts
28 Citations (Scopus)

Lanthanoid "bottlebrush" clusters: Remarkably elongated metal-oxo core structures with controllable lengths

Dalessio, D., Sobolev, A., Skelton, B., Fuller, B., Woodward, R., Lengkeek, N. A., Fraser, B. H., Massi, M. & Ogden, M. I., 2014, In : Journal of the American Chemical Society. 136, 43, p. 15122-15125

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Lanthanoid Series Elements
Calixarenes
Metals
Ligands
Aspect ratio
2 Citations (Scopus)

Magnetic studies of metal ion coordination clusters encapsulated with thiacalixarene

Fuller, B., Livesey, K. L., Woodward, R., Mckinley, A., Skelton, B. & Koutsantonis, G., 2014, In : Australian Journal of Chemistry. 67, 11, p. 1588-1594

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Metal ions
Jahn-Teller effect
Exchange coupling
Excited states
Ground state
2 Citations (Scopus)

Manipulating the conformation and interplay of p-sulfonated calix[4]arenes by lower rim tri-substitution with N′-cyanocarbamimidate groups

Ling, I., Skelton, B., Sobolev, A., Alias, Y. & Raston, C. L., Jun 2014, In : CrystEngComm. 16, 23, p. 5159-5164 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Calixarenes
rims
Conformations
Substitution reactions
substitutes
31 Citations (Scopus)

Modulation of the organelle specificity in Re(i) tetrazolato complexes leads to labeling of lipid droplets

Bader, C. A., Brooks, R. D., Ng, Y. S., Sorvina, A., Werrett, M. V., Wright, P. J., Anwer, A. G., Brooks, D. A., Stagni, S., Muzzioli, S., Silberstein, M. J., Skelton, B., Goldys, E. M., Plush, S. E., Shandala, T. & Massi, M., 20 Mar 2014, In : RSC Advances: an international journal to further the chemical sciences. 4, 31, p. 16345-16351

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Labeling
Lipids
Modulation
Rhenium
Carbon Monoxide
14 Citations (Scopus)

New RuII(arene) complexes with halogen-substituted bis- and tris(pyrazol-1-yl)borate ligands

Orbisaglia, S., Di Nicola, C., Marchetti, F., Pettinari, C., Pettinari, R., Martins, L. M. D. R. S., Alegria, E. C. B. A., Guedes Da Silva, M. F. C., Rocha, B. G. M., Kuznetsov, M. L., Pombeiro, A. J. L., Skelton, B., Sobolev, A. & White, A., 2014, In : CHEMISTRY-A EUROPEAN JOURNAL. 20, 13, p. 3689-3704

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Borates
Halogens
Ligands
Benzene
Thallium
33 Citations (Scopus)

Photophysical and photochemical trends in tricarbonyl rhenium(I) N-heterocyclic carbene complexes

Vaughan, J. G., Reid, B. L., Wright, P. J., Ramchandani, S., Skelton, B., Raiteri, P., Muzzioli, S., Brown, D. H., Stagni, S. & Massi, M., 2014, In : Inorganic Chemistry. 53, 7, p. 3629-3641

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Rhenium
rhenium
carbenes
Ligands
trends
2 Citations (Scopus)

Some cyclic ligands obtained from reactions of polycyanocarbon-metal complexes Dedicated to our friend and colleague Claude Lapinte on his 65th birthday, in recognition of his extensive contributions to organo-iron chemistry.

Bruce, M. I., Burgun, A., Jevric, M., Morris, J. C., Nicholson, B. K., Parker, C. R., Scoleri, N., Skelton, B. & Zaitseva, N. N., 15 Apr 2014, In : Journal of Organometallic Chemistry. 756, p. 68-78

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Coordination Complexes
Metal complexes
Iron
Ligands
X-Rays
110 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
stereoisomers
Stereoisomerism
Arabidopsis
plant response
Arabidopsis thaliana
7 Citations (Scopus)

Synthesis, characterization, and crystal structures of scorpionate complexes with the hydrotris[3-(2′-thienyl)pyrazol-1-yl]borate ligand

Pettinari, C., Marchetti, F., Orbisaglia, S., Palmucci, J., Pettinari, R., Di Nicola, C., Skelton, B. & White, A., 2014, In : European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry. 2014, 3, p. 546-558

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Borates
Crystal structure
Ligands
Chloroform
Metals
1 Citation (Scopus)

Synthesis and X-ray structural studies of a substituted 2,3,4,5-tetrahydro-1H-3-benzazonine and a 1,2,3,5-tetrahydro-4,3-benzoxazonine

Bailey, T. S., Bremner, J. B., Skelton, B. & White, A., 31 Dec 2014, In : Molecules. 20, 1, p. 487-502 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Oxides
Single crystals
X rays
1,2,3,4-tetrahydroisoquinoline
4 Citations (Scopus)

Synthesis of Strictly Alternating Siloxane Copolymers and Cyclics

Nguyen, K. A. T., Clarke, S. R., Matisons, J. G., Skelton, B., White, A. & Markovic, E., Jan 2014, In : Silicon. 6, 1, p. 21-26 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Siloxanes
Polydimethylsiloxane
Calorimeters
Nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy
Amines
7 Citations (Scopus)

The synthesis, structures and polymorphism of the dimeric trivalent rare-earth 3,5-dimethylpyrazolate complexes [Ln(Me2pz) 3(thf)]2

Deacon, G. B., Harika, R., Junk, P. C., Skelton, B., Werner, D. & White, A., 4 Apr 2014, In : European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry. 2014, 14, p. 2412-2419

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Polymorphism
Rare earths
Ligands
Chelation
Crystallization
11 Citations (Scopus)

Thin film microfluidic synthesis of fluorescent highly substituted pyridines

Yasmin, L., Eggers, P., Skelton, B., Stubbs, K. & Raston, C. L., Jul 2014, In : Green Chemistry. 16, 7, p. 3450-3453

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fluidic devices
Pyridines
Microfluidics
Pyridine
Functional groups
13 Citations (Scopus)

Triamidetriamine bearing macrobicyclic and macrotricyclic ligands: Potential applications in the development of copper-64 radiopharmaceuticals

Tan, K., Pellegrini, P. A., Skelton, B., Hogan, C. F., Greguric, I. D. & Barnard, P. J., Jan 2014, In : Inorganic Chemistry. 53, 1, p. 468-477 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bearings (structural)
Radiopharmaceuticals
Crown Ethers
Copper
Ethane
5 Citations (Scopus)

Unusual cocrystals made of a Schiff base metal complex and an organic molecule - Close-packing vs. hydrogen bond interactions

Buvaylo, E. A., Kokozay, V. N., Rubini, K., Vassilyeva, O. Y. & Skelton, B., 2014, In : Journal of Molecular Structure. 1072, 1, p. 129-136

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Schiff Bases
Coordination Complexes
Hydrogen bonds
Molecules
Single crystals
2013
7 Citations (Scopus)

Bis{2-[(guanidinoimino)methyl]phenolato-κ3N,N',O}cobalt(III) chloride hemihydrate

Buvaylo, E. A., Kokozay, V. N., Vassilyeva, O. Y. & Skelton, B., 2013, In : Acta Crystallographica. Section E: Structure Reports Online . E69, p. 2pp

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
3 Citations (Scopus)

Bis{μ-2-methoxy-6-[(methylimino)methyl]phenolato}bis({2-methoxy-6-[(methylimino)methyl]phenolato}copper(II))

Sydoruk, T. V., Buvaylo, E. A., Kokozay, V. N., Vassilyeva, O. Y. & Skelton, B., 2013, In : Acta Crystallographica. Section E: Structure Reports Online . E69, p. m551-m552

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
5 Citations (Scopus)

Bisannulation of 2,3-Dichloro-1,4-naphthoquinone with o-Nitrophenylacetic Acid Derivatives: A Succinct Synthesis of the ABCD Ring System of Alpkinidine

Buccini, M., Jeow, S. Y., Byrne, L., Skelton, B., Nguyen, T. M., Chai, C. L. L. & Piggott, M., 2013, In : European Journal of Organic Chemistry. 2013, p. 3232-3240

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Citations (Scopus)
13 Citations (Scopus)

Domino reactions for the Synthesis of Anthrapyran-2-ones and the Total Synthesis of the Natural Product (±)-BE-26554A

Rixson, J. E., Skelton, B., Koutsantonis, G., Gericke, K. M. & Stewart, S., 2013, In : Organic Letters. 15, 18, p. 4834-4837

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Citations (Scopus)

Hydrated rare earth structural networks containing the phenylene-1,2-dioxydiacetate (PDDA) ligand

Behrsing, T., Deacon, G. B., Junk, P. C., Skelton, B., Sobolev, A. & White, A., 2013, In : Zeitschrift fur Anorganische und Allgemeine Chemie. 639, p. 41-48

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Citations (Scopus)

Inspiration from old dyes: Tris(stilbene) compounds as potent gram-positive antibacterial agents

Boulos, R., Man, N., Lengkeek, N., Hammer, K., Foster, N., Stemberger, N. A., Skelton, B., Wong, P. Y., Martinac, B., Riley, T., Mckinley, A. & Stewart, S., 2013, In : Chemistry - A European Journal. 19, 52, p. 17980-17988

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Stilbenes
Bearings (structural)
Methicillin
Coloring Agents
Carboxylic Acids
23 Citations (Scopus)

Ligand-induced structural, photophysical, and electrochemical variations in tricarbonyl rhenium(I) tetrazolato complexes

Wright, P. J., Affleck, M. G., Muzzioli, S., Skelton, B., Raiteri, P., Silvester, D. S., Stagni, S. & Massi, M., 2013, In : Organometallics. 32, p. 3728-3737

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Citations (Scopus)

Monodentate Chiral N-heterocyclic Carbene-Palladium-Catalyzed Asymmetric Suzuki-Miyaura and Kumada Coupling

Wu, L., Salvador, A., Ou, A., Shi, M., Skelton, B. & Dorta, R., 2013, In : Synlett. 24, 10.1055/s-0033-1338864, p. 1215-1220

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Citations (Scopus)

New nickel mixed-ligand complex containing 2-aminopyrimidine and 5-bromosalicylaldehyde with a one-dimensional hydrogen bonded structure

Buvaylo, O. A., Kokozay, V. N., Ischenko, M. V., Vassilyeva, O. Y. & Skelton, B., 2013, In : Journal of Molecular Structure. 1048, p. 460-463

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

29 Citations (Scopus)

Nickel(II) and palladium(II) complexes with chelating N-heterocyclic carbene amidate ligands: Interplay between normal and abnormal coordination modes

Tan, K., Dutton, J. L., Skelton, B., Wilson, D. J. D. & Barnard, P. J., 2013, In : Organometallics. 32, 6, p. 1913-1923

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Palladium
carbenes
Chelation
Nickel
palladium
16 Citations (Scopus)

Oligo-nuclear silver thiocyanate complexes with monodentate tertiary phosphine ligands, including novel ‘cubane’ and ‘step’ tetramer forms of AgSCN : PR3 (1 : 1)4

Bowmaker, G. A., Di Nicola, C., Effendy, E., Hanna, J. V., Healy, P. C., King, S. P., Marchetti, F., Pettinari, C., Robinson, W. T., Skelton, B., Sobolev, A., Tăbăcaru, A. & White, A., 2013, In : Dalton Transactions: an international journal of inorganic chemistry. 42, p. 277–291

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle