Graham Ball - Publications

Book Chapters

1. Ball, G.E. "In situ photochemistry with NMR detection of organometallic complexes" in "Spectroscopic Properties of Inorganic and Organometallic Compounds, Volume 41: Techniques, Materials and Applications" Yarwood, J.; Douthwaite, R.; Duckett, S. (Eds), ISBN: 978-1-84755-047-7, Royal Society of Chemistry, 2010, pp 262-287.

Refereed Publications

51. Young, R.D.; Lawes, D.J.; Hill, A.F.; Ball, G.E. "Observation of a tungsten alkane σ-complex showing selective binding of methyl groups using FTIR and NMR spectroscopies"J. Am. Chem. Soc., Article ASAP DOI: 10.1021/ja300281s.

50. McSkimming, A.; Ball, G. E.; Bhadbhade, M. M.; Colbran, S. B. "Rhodium Complexes of a Chelating Ligand with Imidazol-2-ylidene and Pyridin-2-ylidene Donors: The Effect of C-Metalation of Nicotinamide Groups on Uptake of Hydride Ion" Inorg. Chem. 2012, 51, 2191.

49. Ball, G.E.; Cole, M.L.; McKay, A.I. "Low Valent and Hydride Complexes of NHC Coordinated Gallium" Dalton Trans, 2012, 41, 946.

48. Young, R.D.; Hill, A.F.; Hillier, W.; Ball, G.E. "Transition Metal-Alkane σ-Complexes with Oxygen Donor Co-ligands" J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2011, 133, 13806-13809.

47. Calladine, J.A.; Torres, O.; Anstey, M.; Ball, G.E.; Bergman, R.G.; Curley, J.; Duckett, S.B.; George, M.W.; Gilson, A.I.; Lawes, D.J.; Perutz, R.N.; Sun, X.-Z.; Vollhardt, K.P.C. "Photoinduced N2 loss as a route to long-lived organometallic alkane complexes: A time-resolved IR and NMR study" Chem. Sci. 2010, 1, 622-630.

46. Yee, L. H.; Hanley, T.; Evans, R. A.; Davis, T. P.; Ball, G. E. "Photochromic Spirooxazines Functionalized with Oligomers: Investigation of Core-Oligomer Interactions and Photomerocyanine Isomer Interconversion Using NMR Spectroscopy and DFT" J. Org. Chem., 2010, 75, 2851-2860.

45. Lonnon, D. G.; Ball, G. E.; Taylor, I.; Craig, D.C.; Colbran, S.B. "Fluxionality in a Paramagnetic Seven-Coordinate Iron(II) Complex: A Variable-Temperature, Two-Dimensional NMR and DFT Study" Inorg. Chem. 2009, 48, 4863-4872.

44. Swarbrick, J. D.; Cubeddu, L.; Ball, G.E.; Curmi, P.M.G.; Gooley, A.A.; Williams, K.A.; Mabbutt, B.C. "NMR assignment of prespore specific antigen - a cell surface adhesion glycoprotein from Dictyostelium discoideum" Biomolecular NMR Assignments 2009, 3, 1-3.

43. Thayumanavan, R.; Hawkins, B. C.; Keller, P. A.; Pyne, S. G.; Ball, G. E. "A Mild and General Method for the Synthesis of 5-Substituted and 5,5-Disubstituted Fulleroprolines" Organic Letters 2008, 10, 1315.

42. Nasrallah, F. A.; Garner, B.; Ball, G. E.; Rae, C. "Modulation of brain metabolism by very low concentrations of the commonly used drug delivery vehicle dimethyl sulfoxide (DMSO)" J. Neurosci. Res. 2008, 86, 208;

41. Bury-Mone, S.; Mendz, G. L.; Ball, G. E.; Thibonnier, M.; Stingl, K.; Ecobichon, C.; Ave, P.; Huerre, M.; Labigne, A.; Thiberge, J.-M.; De Reuse, H. "Roles of α and β carbonic anhydrases of Helicobacter pylori in the urease-dependent response to acidity and in colonization of the murine gastric mucosa" Infect. Immun. 2008, 76, 497.

40. Ball, G.E.; Brookes, C.M.; Cowan, A.J.; Darwish, T.A; George, M.W.;.Kawanami, H.K.; Portius, P.; Rourke, J.P. "A delicate balance of complexation vs. activation of alkanes: NMR and TRIR studies of the interaction of alkanes with [Re(Cp)(CO)(PF3)]." Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA., 2007, 104, 6927.

39. McMaster, J.; Portius, P.; Ball, G.E.; Rourke, J.P., George, M.W. "Density Functional Theoretical Studies of the Re-Xe Bonds in Re(Cp)(CO)(PF3)Xe and Re(Cp)(CO)2Xe"Organometallics, 2006, 25, 5242.

38. Lawes, D.J.; Darwish, T.A.; Clark, T.; Harper, J.B.; Ball, G.E. "A Rhenium-Cyclohexane Complex with Preferential Binding of Axial CH Bonds: A Probe into the Relative Ability of CH, CD, and CC Bonds as Hyperconjugative Electron Donors?" Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. Engl. 2006, 45, 4486.

37. Chaker, L.; Ball, G. E.; Williams, J. R.; Burley, G. A.; Hawkins, B. C.; Keller, P. A.; Pyne, S. G. "Regioselective synthesis of novel e-edge-[60]fullerenylmethanodihydropyrroles and 1,2-dihydromethano[60]fullerenes." Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2005, 5158.

36. Ball, G.E.; Burley, G.A.; Chaker, L.; Hawkins, B.C.; Williams, J.R.; Keller, P.A.; Pyne, S.G. "Structural reassignment of the mono- and bis-addition products from the addition reactions of N-(Diphenylmethylene)glycinate esters to [60]fullerene under Bingel conditions." J. Org. Chem., 2005, 70, 8572.

35. Lawes, D.J.; Geftakis, S.; Ball, G.E. "Insight into binding of alkanes to transition metals from NMR spectroscopy of isomeric pentane and isotopically labelled alkane complexes." J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2005, 127, 4134.

34. Evans, R.A; Hanley, T.L.; Skidmore, M.A.; Davis, T.P.; Such, G.K.; Yee, L.H; Ball, G.E.; Lewis, D.A. "Lubrication and Control of Nano-Mechanical Processes in Polymers." Nature Materials, 2005, 4, 193.

33. Ball, G.E.; Darwish, T.A; Geftakis, S.; George, M.W.; Lawes, D.J.; Portius, P.; Rourke, J.P. "Characterization of an Organometallic Xenon Complex using NMR and IR Spectroscopy." Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA., 2005, 102, 1853.

32. Cheetham, N.W.H; Dasgupta, P.; Ball, G.E. "NMR and Modelling Studies of Disaccharide Conformation." Carbohydrate Research, 2003, 338, 955.

31. Biagini, G. A.; Yarlett, N.; Ball, G. E.; Billetz, A. C.; Lindmark, D. G.; Martinez, M. P.; Lloyd, D.; Edwards, M. R. "Bacterial-like energy metabolism in the amitochondriate protozoon Hexamita inflata." Molecular and Biochemical Parasitology, 2003, 128, 11.

30. Roberts, G. E.; Davis, T. P.; Heuts, J. P. A.; Ball, G. E. "Monomer Substituent Effects in Catalytic Chain Transfer Polymerization: tert-Butyl Methacrylate and Dimethyl Itaconate." Macromolecules, 2002, 35, 9954.

29. Burley, G. A.; Keller, P. A.; Pyne, S. G.; Ball, G. E. "Synthesis and Characterization of Mono- and Bis-methano[60]fullerenyl Amino Acid Derivatives and their Reductive Ring-Opening Retro-Bingel Reactions." J.Org. Chem., 2002, 67, 8316.

28. Burley, G. A.; Keller, P. A.; Pyne, S. G.; Ball, G. E. "Unequivocal Assignment of the Fullerene Carbons of Diethyl 1,2-Methano[60]Fullerene 61,61-Dicarboxylate Using 2D INADEQUATE NMR Spectroscopy," Magn. Reson. Chem., 2001, 39, 466.

27. de Nys, R.; Kumar, N.; Sharara, K. A.; Srinivasan, S.; Ball, G.; Kjelleberg, S. "A New Metabolite From the Marine Bacterium Vibrio Angustum S14," J. Nat. Prod., 2001, 64, 531.

26. Burley, G. A.; Keller, P. A.; Pyne, S. G.; Ball, G. E. "Tandem Reductive Ring Opening-Retro-Bingel Reactions of Bismethano[60]Fullerenes to Give 1,2-Dihydro[60]Fullerylglycines," Chem. Comm., 2001, 563.

25. Piper, M. D.; Hong, S.-P.; Ball, G. E.; Dawes, I. W. "Regulation of the Balance of One-Carbon Metabolism in Saccharomyces Cerevisiae," J. Biol. Chem., 2000, 275, 30987.

24. Burley, G. A.; Keller, P. A.; Pyne, S. G.; Ball, G. E. "Unexpected Regiochemistry of a Tethered Bismethano[60]Fullerene," Chem. Commun., 2000, 1717.

23. Wonorahardjo, S.; Ball, G. E.; Hook, J.; Moran, G. "2H NMR Relaxation Monitoring of Gelation in Tetramethoxysilane Sol-Gels," J. Non-Cryst. Solids, 2000, 271, 137.

22. Geftakis, S.; Ball, G. E. "Direct Observation of a Transition Metal Alkane Complex, CpRe(CO)2(cyclopentane), Using NMR Spectroscopy (addition/correction),"J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1999, 121, 6336.

21. Waterman, S. M.; Humphrey, M. G.; Lee, J.; Ball, G. E.; Hockless, D. C. R. "Mixed-Metal Cluster Chemistry. 13. Syntheses and Isomer Distribution Studies of Cp2W2Ir2(μ-CO)3(CO)7-n(PR3)n (n = 1, 2; R = Ph, Me): X-ray Crystal Structure of Cp2W2Ir2(μ-CO)3(CO)6(PPh3)," Organometallics, 1999, 18, 2440.

20. Bailey, L. E.; Garcia-Martin, M. L.; Stender, H.; Ball, G. "Structural studies of 5-ethyl-2'-deoxyuridine by selective pulse 1H DPFGSE NOE spectroscopy and PM3 calculations." Nucleosides Nucleotides 1999, 18, 1067.

19. Geftakis, S.; Ball, G.E. "Direct Observation of a Transition Metal Alkane Complex, CpRe(CO)2(cyclopentane), Using NMR Spectroscopy,"J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1998, 120, 9953.

18. Kaplan, A.W.; Polse, J.L.; Ball, G.E.; Andersen, R.A.; Bergman, R.G. "Synthesis, Structure, and Reactivity of μ2-N-2-Aryldiazoalkane Titanium Complexes - Cleavage of the N-N Bond."J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1998, 120, 11649.

17. Burley, G.A.; Keller, P.A.; Pyne, S.G.; Ball, G.E. "Synthesis of a 1,2-Dihydro[60]Fullerylglycine Derivative By a Novel Cyclopropane Ring Opening of a Methano[60]Fullerene," J. Chem. Soc., Chem. Commun., 1998, 2539.

16. Wonorahardjo, S.; Ball, G.; Hook, J.; Moran, G.; "NMR Relaxation Studies of Porous Sol-Gel Glasses," Magn. Reson. Imag., 1998,16,511.

15. Mendz, G.L.; Ball, G.E.; Meek, D.J. "Pyruvate Metabolism in Campylobacter spp." Biochim. Biophys. Acta - General Subjects 1997, 1334, 291.

14. Lin, Q-H.; Ball, G.E.; Bishop, R. "Ritter Reactions .12. Reappraisal of the Reactivity of Methyl Schiff Bases With Dimethylacetylenedicarboxylate," Tetrahedron. 1997, 53, 10899.

13. Ball, G.E.; Bowden, G.J.; Heseltine, T.H.; Prandolini, M.J.; Bermel, W. "Radiation Damping Artifacts in 2D NMR Experiments," Chem. Phys. Lett., 1996, 261, 421.

12. Schwartz, D.J.; Ball G.E.; Andersen R.A. "Interactions of cis-P2PtX2 Complexes (X = H, CH3) with Bis(pentamethylcyclopentadienyl)ytterbium,"J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1995, 117, 6027.

11. Cary, D.R.; Ball G.E.; Arnold, J. "Trivalent Lanthanide Selenolates and Tellurolates Incorporating Sterically Hindered Ligands and their Characterization By Multinuclear NMR Spectroscopy and X-Ray Crystallography," J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1995,117, 3492.

10. Ballou, C. E.; Ballou, L.; Ball, G. "A Schizosacchromyces Pombe Glycosylation Mutant With Altered Cell Surface Properties," Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 1994, 91, 9327.

9. Cool, L.G.; Kim, Y.-K.; Zavarin E.; Ball, G.E. "Bakerol: An Unusual Nor-Acorane Hemiketal from Cupressus Bakeri Foliage," Phytochemistry 1994, 36, 1283.

8. Ball, G. E.; Cullen, W.R.; Fryzuk, M.D.; Henderson, W.J.; James, B.R.; MacFarlane, K.S. "A High Pressure NMR Study of Asymmetric Hydrogenation of Imines by Rhodium (I)/ Phosphine Complexes. Characterization of Complexes Present Under Catalytic Conditions," Inorg. Chem. 1994, 33, 1464.

7. Michelman, R.I.; Ball, G.E.; Bergman, R.G.; Andersen, R.A. "Heteroatom Exchange Reactions in Imido Osmium (II) Systems: Cleavage of Os-N Multiple Bonds and Formation of Os -X Bonds (X = O,S,C)" Organometallics 1994, 13, 869.

6. Wemmer, D.E.; Geierstanger, B.H.; Fagan, P.A.; Dwyer, T.J.; Jacobsen, J.P.; Pelton, J.G.; Ball, G.E.; Leheny, A.R.; Chang, W.-H.; Bathini, Y.; Lown, J.W.; Rentzeperis, D.; Marky, L.A.; Singh, S.; Kollman, P. "Minor Groove Recognition of DNA by Distamycin and its Analogs," in "Structural Biology: The State of the Art," ISBN 0-940030-42-X, Sarma, R.H.; Sarma, M.H., Eds; Adenine Press, 1994, p. 301.

5. El Amouri, H.; Vaissermann, J.; Besace, Y.; Vollhardt, K.P.C.; Ball, G.E. "Two Dimensional1H NMR Study of the Fluxional Behaviour of a Novel Carbenium Ion [FvMo2(CO)4(μ,η23,MeCCCH2)][BF4]: Syntheses, Structures and Reactivity," Organometallics 1993, 12, 605.

4. Hawkins, J.M.; Meyer, A.; Lewis, T.A.; Bunz, U.; Nunlist, R.; Ball, G.E.; Ebbesen, T.W.; Tanigaki, K. "Regiochemistry of the Bisosmylation of C60: Ortho, Meta and Para in Three Dimensions," J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1992,114, 7954.

3. Ball, G.E.; O'Neill, R.A.; Schultz, J.E.; Lowe, J.B.; Weston, B.W.; Nagy, J.O.; Brown, E.G.; Hobbs C.J.; Bednarski, M.D. "Synthesis and Structural Analysis Using 2D NMR of Sialyl Lewis X and Lewis X Oligosaccharides: Ligands Related to E-Selectin Binding," J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1992, 114, 5449.

2. Ball, G.E.; Mann, B.E. "The Demonstration of the Trigonal Twist Mechanism in [RuH2(CO)(PPh3)3]," J. Chem. Soc., Chem. Commun. 1992, 561.

1. Ball, G.E.; Cullen, W.R.; Fryzuk, M.D.; James, B.R.; Rettig, S.J. "Oxidative Addition of Dichloromethane to [(dppe)Rh]2(μ-Cl)2. X-ray Structure of [(dppe)RhCl]2(μ-Cl)2(μ-CH2)," Organometallics 1991, 10, 3767.