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
2013
15 Citations (Scopus)

One-step assembly of Re(I) tricarbonyl 2-pyridyltetrazolato metallacalix[3]arene with aqua emission and reversible three-electron oxidation

Wright, P. J., Muzzioli, S., Skelton, B., Raiteri, P., Lee, J., Koutsantonis, G., Silvester, D. S., Stagni, S. & Massi, M., 2013, In : Dalton Transactions: an international journal of inorganic chemistry. 42, p. 8188-8191

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

32 Citations (Scopus)
274 Downloads (Pure)

Some ruthenium derivatives of penta-1,4-diyn-3-one

Bruce, M. I., Burgun, A., Fox, M. A., Jevric, M., Low, P., Nicholson, B. K., Parker, C. R., Skelton, B., White, A. & Zaitseva, N. N., 10 Jun 2013, In : Organometallics. 32, 11, p. 3286-3299

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Methylation
Ruthenium
ruthenium
methylation
Derivatives
24 Citations (Scopus)
139 Downloads (Pure)

Straightforward Access to Tetrametallic Complexes with a Square Array by Oxidative Dimerization of Organometallic Wires

Burgun, A., Gendron, F., Schauer, P. A., Skelton, B., Low, P., Costuas, K., Halet, J-F., Bruce, M. I. & Lapinte, C., 23 Sep 2013, In : Organometallics. 32, 18, p. 5015-5025

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Dimerization
Organometallics
dimerization
Ancitabine
Thermodynamic stability
9 Citations (Scopus)

Syntheses and structural studies of several group 8 metal complexes derived from 1,3-butadiyne

Bruce, M. I., Cole, M. L., Costuas, K., Ellis, B. G., Kramarczuk, K. A., Lapinte, C., Nicholson, B. K., Perkins, G. J., Skelton, B., White, A. & Zaitseva, N. N., 2013, In : Zeitschrift fuer Anorganische und Allgemeine Chemie. 639, p. 2216-2223

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)

Synthesis and inhibitory activities at mGluRs of 3-alkylated and N-alkylated cyclopentyl-glutamate analogues

Ung, A. T., Pyne, S. G., Bischoff, F., Lesage, A. S. J., Skelton, B. & White, A., 2013, In : Tetrahedron. 69, p. 2577-2587

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Citations (Scopus)

Synthesis of cyano-pyrrolo[1,2-a][1,10]phenanthroline derivatives using a multicomponent condensation

Marandi, G., Hazeri, N., Maghsoodlou, M. T., Habibi-Khorassani, S. M., Torbati, N. A., Rostami-Charati, F., Skelton, B. & Makha, M., 2013, In : JOURNAL OF HETEROCYCLIC CHEMISTRY. 50, 3, p. 568-572

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Condensation
Derivatives
Cycloaddition
Cyanides
Aldehydes
36 Citations (Scopus)

The photochemistry of rhenium(I) tricarbonyl N-heterocyclic carbene complexes

Vaughan, J. G., Reid, B. L., Ramchandani, S., Wright, P. J., Muzzioli, S., Skelton, B., Raiteri, P., Brown, D. H., Stagni, S. & Massi, M., 2013, In : Dalton Transactions: an international journal of inorganic chemistry. 42, p. 14100-14114

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Citations (Scopus)

True and quasi-isomorphism in tetrakis(acetonitrile)coinage metal(i) salts

Ba̧k, J., Effendy, E., Grabowsky, S., Lindoy, L. F., Price, J. R., Skelton, B. & White, A., 2013, In : CrystEngComm. 15, p. 1125-1138

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)
2012
3 Citations (Scopus)

[2-(Dimethylamino)ethanol-κ2N,O][2-(dimethylamino)-ethanolato-κ2N,O]iodidocopper(II)

Buvaylo, E. A., Kokozay, V. N., Vassilyeva, O. Y. & Skelton, B., 2012, In : Acta Crystallographica. Section E: Structure Reports Online . E68, p. m419-m420

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
2 Citations (Scopus)

A Ruthenated [3]Dendralene from Phenylethyne and an η3-Butadienyl−Ruthenium Complex

Bruce, M. I., Skelton, B. & Zaitseva, N. N., 2012, In : Organometallics. 31, p. 5034-5038

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Citations (Scopus)

Axially Aligned Confinement of 1,4-Bis (triethylammoniomethyl)benzene by Two p-Sulfonatocalix[4]arenes

Ling, I., Alias, Y., Rahim, M. S. A., Skelton, B., Byrne, L. & Raston, C., 2012, In : Australian Journal of Chemistry. 65, p. 755-762

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bis[(cyanido-κC)bis(1,10-phenanthroline-κ2N,N')copper(II)] pentakis(cyanido-κC)nitrosoferrate(II) dimethylformamide monosolvate

Kozachuk, O. V., Kokozay, V. N., Vassilyeva, O. Y. & Skelton, B., 2012, In : Acta Crystallographica. Section E: Structure Reports Online . E68, p. m1218-m1219

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
11 Citations (Scopus)

Conformationally flexible p-Sulfonated Calix[5]arene binding with large Bis-Phosphonium cations

Ling, I., Alias, Y., Skelton, B. & Raston, C., 2012, In : Crystal Growth & Design. 12, p. 1564-1570

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

28 Citations (Scopus)
Surface analysis
melting points
Melting point
Crystals
crystals
31 Citations (Scopus)

Discovery of tetrasubstituted pyrazines as semiochemicals in a sexually deceptive orchid

Bohman, B., Jeffares, L., Flematti, G., Byrne, L., Skelton, B., Phillips, R., Dixon, K., Peakall, R. & Barrow, R. A., 2012, In : Journal of Natural Products. 75, p. 1589-1594

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Citations (Scopus)

Discussion of planarity of molecular structures using novel pentanuclear Cu/Ni complexes as an example

Buvaylo, E. A., Nesterova, O. V., Kokozay, V. N., Vassilyeva, O. Y., Skelton, B., Boca, R. & Nexterov, D. S., 2012, In : Crystal Growth & Design. 12, p. 3200-3208

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Citations (Scopus)

Facile decarboxylation of propiolic acid on a ruthenium center and related chemistry

Bowie, J. H., Bruce, M. I., Buntine, M. A., Gentleman, A. S., Graham, D. C., Low, P., Metha, G. F., Mitchell, C., Parker, C. R., Skelton, B. & White, A., 2012, In : Organometallics. 31, 15, p. 5262-5273

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

decarboxylation
Deprotonation
Ruthenium
ruthenium
chemistry
2 Citations (Scopus)

Hydrated Lanthanoid Complexes of 5-(2'-Pyridyl)tetrazole Formed in the Presence of Dimethyl Sulfoxide

D'Alessio, D., Karagiannidis, L. E., Skelton, B., Massi, M. & Ogden, M. I., 2012, In : Australian Journal of Chemistry. 65, p. 819-822

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Citations (Scopus)

Inclusion controlled lanthanide–imidazolium functionalised carboxylate complexation

Ling, I., Alias, Y., Skelton, B. & Raston, C., 2012, In : Dalton Transactions: an international journal of inorganic chemistry. 41, 16, p. 4884-4889

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

32 Citations (Scopus)

Iron and Ruthenium σ-Polyynyls of the General Formula [{M(dppe)Cp*}–(C≡C)n–R]0/+ (M = Fe, Ru): An Experimental and Theoretical Investigation

Gendron, F., Burgun, A., Skelton, B., White, A., Roisnel, T., Bruce, M. I., Halet, J., Lapinte, C. & Costuas, K., 2012, In : Organometallics. 31, p. 6796-6811

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

29 Citations (Scopus)

Luminescent lanthanoid complexes of a tetrazole-functionalised calix[4]arene

D'Alessio, D., Muzzioli, S., Skelton, B., Stagni, S., Massi, M. & Ogden, M. I., 2012, In : Dalton Transactions: an international journal of inorganic chemistry. 41, p. 4736-4739

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

23 Citations (Scopus)

Mechanochemical and solution synthesis, X-ray structure and IR and 31P solid state NMR spectroscopic studies of copper(I) thiocyanate adducts with bulky monodentate tertiary phosphine ligands

Bowmaker, G. A., Hanna, J. V., Hart, R. D., Healy, P. C., King, S. P., Marchetti, F., Pettinari, C., Skelton, B., Tabacaru, A. & White, A., 2012, In : Dalton Transactions: an international journal of inorganic chemistry. 41, p. 7513-7525

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Citations (Scopus)

Oxidative Dimerization of Aryldiynyl−Ruthenium Complexes

Bruce, M. I., Costuas, K., Gendron, F., Halet, J-F., Jevric, M. & Skelton, B., 2012, In : Organometallics. 31, p. 6555−6566

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Citations (Scopus)

Polarized Complexes Obtained by Regiospecific Substitution of a CN Group in Ru{C≡CC(CN)=C(CN)2}(dppe)Cp* (Cp* = η-C5Me5)

Bruce, M. I., Burgun, A., Nicholson, B. K., Parker, C. R., Skelton, B. & White, A., 2012, In : Organometallics. 31, p. 4174-4181

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Citations (Scopus)
8 Citations (Scopus)

Reactions of 7,7,8,8-Tetracyanoquinodimethane with poly-ynyl ruthenium and iron complexes

Bruce, M. I., Burgun, A., Grelaud, G., Lapinte, C., Parker, C. R., Roisnel, T., Skelton, B. & Zaitseva, N. N., 2012, In : Organometallics. 31, 18, p. 6623-6634

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)
2 Citations (Scopus)

Seemingly simple group 8 cyclopentadienyl dicarbonyl metal halides: From little things, interesting things grow

Fuller, R. O., Griffith, C. S., Koutsantonis, G., Lapere, K., Skelton, B., Spackman, M., White, A. & Wild, D., 2012, In : CrystEngComm. 14, p. 812-818

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Metal halides
Halogens
metal halides
halogens
assembly
72 Citations (Scopus)

Sensitivities of some imidazole-1-sulfonyl azide salts

Fischer, N., Goddard-Borger, E. D., Greiner, R., Klapötke, T. M., Skelton, B. & Stierstorfer, J., 2012, In : Journal of Organic Chemistry. 77, p. 1760-1764

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Citations (Scopus)

Solar irradiation of the seed germination stimulant karrikinolide produces two novel head-to-head cage dimers

Scaffidi, A., Waters, M., Skelton, B., Bond, C., Sobolev, A., Bythell-Douglas, R., Mckinley, A., Dixon, K., Ghisalberti, E., Smith, S. & Flematti, G., 28 May 2012, In : Organic & Biomolecular Chemistry. 10, 20, p. 4069-4073

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

stimulants
germination
Germination
Dimers
Seed
8 Citations (Scopus)

Solvent-free conditions as an eco-friendly strategy for synthesis of organophosphorus compounds

Marandi, G., Torbati, N. A., Heydari, R., Hazeri, N., Habibi-Khorassani, S. M., Maghsoodlou, M. T., Adrom, B., Skelton, B. & Makha, M., 2012, In : Phosphorus, Sulfur and Silicon and the Related Elements. 187, p. 1450-1461

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Citations (Scopus)

Some chemistry of trans-Ru(C≡CC≡CH)2(dppe)2: Syntheses of bi- and tri-metallic derivatives and cycloaddition of tcne

Bruce, M. I., Büschel, S., Cole, M. L., Scoleri, N., Skelton, B., White, A. & Zaitseva, N. N., 2012, In : Inorganica Chimica Acta. 382, p. 6

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Citations (Scopus)

Structural Studies on the Basic Ionic Liquid 1-Ethyl-1,4-diazabicyclo[2.2.2]octanium Bis(trifluoromethylsulfonyl)imide and Its Bromide Precursor

Lauw, Y., Rüther, T., Horne, M. D., Wallwork, K. S., Skelton, B., Madsen, I. C. & Rodopoulos, T., 2012, In : Crystal Growth & Design. 12, p. 2803−2813

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Citations (Scopus)

Substitution of tetracyanoethene by ethynyl-metal complexes gives tricyanovinylethynyl (tricyanobutenynyl) derivatives: Syntheses, protonation, and addition of metal-ligand fragments

Bruce, M. I., Fox, M. A., Low, P., Nicholson, B. K., Parker, C. R., Patalinghug, W. C., Skelton, B. & White, A., 9 Apr 2012, In : Organometallics. 31, 7, p. 2639-2657

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Protonation
Coordination Complexes
Substitution reactions
Metals
fragments
9 Citations (Scopus)

Supramolecular interactions between hexabromoethane and cyclopentadienyl ruthenium bromides: Halogen bonding or electrostatic organisation?

Fuller, R. O., Griffith, C. S., Koutsantonis, G., Lapere, K., Skelton, B., Spackman, M., White, A. & Wild, D., 2012, In : CrystEngComm. 14, p. 804-811

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Halogens
Ruthenium
Carbon Monoxide
Bromides
halogens
11 Citations (Scopus)

Synthesis, characterization, spectroscopic study, and catalytic behavior of ruthenium(II) o-phenanthroline complex with dipicolinate

Jameh-Bozorghi, S., Esfandiari, H., Saravani, H., Charati, F. R., Skelton, B. & Makha, M., 2012, In : Journal of Coordination Chemistry. 65, 6, p. 994-1003

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

25 Citations (Scopus)

Synthesis, photophysical and electrochemical investigation of dinuclear tetrazolato-bridged rhenium complexes

Wright, P., Muzzioli, S., Werrett, M. V., Raiteri, P., Skelton, B., Silvester, D. S., Stagni, S. & Massi, M., 2012, In : Organometallics. 31, p. 7566-7578

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Citations (Scopus)

Synthesis, Solid-state Structures, Solution Behaviour and Catalysis Studies of Nickel Complexes of Bis(benzimidazolin-2-ylidene)pyridine Pincer Ligands

Magee, K. D. M., Travers, G., Skelton, B., Massi, M., Payne, A. D. & Brown, D., 2012, In : Australian Journal of Chemistry. 65, p. 823-833

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Citations (Scopus)

The Question of cis versus trans Configuration in Octahedral Metal Diketonates: An In-Depth Investigation on Diorganobis(4-acyl-5-pyrazolonato)- tin(IV) Complexes

Caruso, F., Chan, E., Hanna, J. V., Marchetti, F., Pettinari, C., Di Nicola, C., Pettinari, R., Pizzabiocca, A., Rees, G. J., Quigley, D., Rossi, M., Skelton, B., Sobolev, A. & White, A., 2012, In : European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry. 2012, p. 1369-1379

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2011
20 Citations (Scopus)

A new bioactive compound from the roots of Petasites hybridus

Khaleghi, F., Bin Din, L., Charati, F. R., Yaacob, W. A., Khalilzadeh, M. A., Skelton, B. & Makha, M., 2011, In : Phytochemistry Letters. 4, p. 254-258

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Petasites hybridus
Petasites
benzofurans
MCF-7 Cells
Cell proliferation
10 Citations (Scopus)

A new Cu/Zn carboxylato-bridged 1D polymer: Direct synthesis, X-ray structure and magnetic properties

Buvaylo, E. A., Kokozay, V. N., Vassilyeva, O. Y., Skelton, B., Jezierska, J. & Ozarowski, A., 2011, In : Inorganica Chimica Acta. 373, p. 27-31

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Copper
Magnetic properties
Polymers
caps
magnetic properties
6 Citations (Scopus)

A Percyanovinylidene-Ruthenium Complex, Ru{=C=C-5(CN)(3)[=C(CN)(2)](2)}(dppe)Cp

Bruce, M. I., Morris, J. C., Nicholson, B. K., Skelton, B., White, A. & Zaitseva, N. N., 2011, In : Organometallics. 30, p. 653-656

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ruthenium
Cycloaddition
Dimerization
ruthenium
cycloaddition
16 Citations (Scopus)

A ‘‘plug-and-play’’ approach to the preparation of transparent luminescent hybrid materials based on poly(methyl methacrylate), a calix[4]arene cross-linking agent, and terbium ions

Driscoll, C. R., Reid, B. L., Mcildowie, M. J., Muzzioli, S., Nealon, G. L., Skelton, B., Stagni, S., Brown, D. H., Massi, M. & Ogden, M. I., 2011, In : Chemical Communications. 47, p. 3876-3878

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Citations (Scopus)

Binuclear diorganotin(IV) complexes with bis(O,O'-4-acyl-5-pyrazolonato) bis(bidentate) ligands

Effendy, N. V., Marchetti, F., Marinelli, A., Pettinari, C., Skelton, B. & White, A., 2011, In : Inorganica Chimica Acta. 366, p. 388-393

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dione
Ligands
ligands
Molecules
Tin
7 Citations (Scopus)

Bis(metallaethynyl) ketones: synthesis and structure of {(Ph3P) Au-C≡C}2CO and attempted transmetalation: formation and structure of [1,3-{Ru(dppe)Cp}2{c-COC(OMe)CHCCH}]PF6

Armitt, D. J., Bruce, M. I., Morris, J. C., Nicholson, B. K., Parker, C. R., Skelton, B. & Zaitseva, N. N., 2011, In : Organometallics. 30, p. 5452-5456

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Citations (Scopus)

Copper(II) environments in some macrobicycle complexes at room and low temperatures: some novel binuclear chloro-bridged systems

Engelhardt, L. M., Grøndahl, L., Harrowfield, J., Ralph, S. F., Sargeson, A. M., Skelton, B., Sobolev, A. & White, A., 2011, In : Journal of Inclusion Phenomena and Macrocyclic Chemistry. 71, p. 353–362

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)

Dimerisation and reactivity of HC≡CC≡CFc at ruthenium centres

Bruce, M. I., Jevric, M., Skelton, B. & White, A., 2011, In : Journal of Organometallic Chemistry. 696, p. 461-467

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ruthenium
Dimerization
dimerization
Crystallization
Molecular structure
7 Citations (Scopus)
Palladium
Platinum
Nickel
Catalysis
Solubility