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98. Chin Ken Wong, Alexander F. Mason, Martina H. Stenzel and Pall Thordarson, Formation of non-spherical polymersomes driven by hydrophobic directional aromatic perylene interactions, Nature Commun., 2017, 8, 1240. Link

97. Alistair J Laos, Jacob C. Dean, Zi S. D. Toa, Krystyna E. Wilk, Gregory D. Scholes, Paul M. G. Curmi and Pall Thordarson, Cooperative subunit refolding of a light-harvesting protein through a self-chaperone mechanism, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2017, 56, 8384-8388. Link

96. Alexander F. Mason and Pall Thordarson, Polymersomes as protocelllular constructs, J. Polym. Sci. Part A: Polym. Chem., 2017, 55, 3817-3825. Link

95. Holly McEwen, Eric Y. Du, Jitendra P. Mata, Pall Thordarson and Adam D. Martin, Tuning hydrogels through metal-based gelation triggers, J. Mat. Chem. B, 2017, 5, 9412-9417. Link

94. Xiaoyu Cheng, Benjamin F. P. McVey, Andrew B. Robinson, Guillaume Longatte, Peter B. O’Mara, Vincent T. G. Tan, Pall Thordarson, Richard D. Tilley, Katharina Gaus, J. Justin Gooding, Protease sensing using nontoxic silicon quantum dots, J. Biomed. Opt., 2017, 22, 087002. Link

93. Vina R. Aldilla, Shashidhar Nizalapur, Adam Martin, Chris E. Marjo, Anne Rich, Eugene Yee, Panthipa Suwannakot, David StC. Black, Pall Thordarson and Naresh Kumar, Design, synthesis, and characterisation of glyoxylamide-based short peptides as self-assembled gels, New J. Chem., 2017, 41, 13462-13471. Link

92. A. Daryl Ariawan, James E. A. Webb, Ethan N. W. Howe, Philip A. Gale, Pall Thordarson and Luke Hunter, Cyclic peptide unguisin A is an anion receptor with high affinity for phosphate and pyrophosphate, Org. Biomol. Chem., 2017, 15, 2962-2967. Link

91. Larissa K. S. von Krbek, Christoph A. Schalley and Pall Thordarson. Assessing cooperativity in supramolecular systems, Chem.Soc. Rev., 2017, 46, 2622-2637. Link

90. Jonathan P. Wojciechowski, Adam D. Martin, Alexander F. Mason, Christopher M. Fife, Sharon M. Sagnella, Maria Kavallaris and Pall Thordarson, Choice of capping group in tripeptide hydrogels influences viability in the three-dimensional cell culture of tumor spheroids, ChemPlusChem, 2017, 82, 383-389. Link

89. Robert D. Healey, Helene Lebhar, Simon Hornung, Pall Thordarson, Christopher P. Marquis, An improved process for the production of highly purified recombinant thaumatin tagged-variants, Food Chem., 2017, 237, 825-832. Link

88. Adam D. Martin, Jonathan P. Wojciechowski, Andrew B. Robinson, Celine Heu, Christopher J. Garvey, Julian Ratcliffe, Lynne J. Waddington, James Gardiner and Pall Thordarson, Controlling self-assembly of diphenylalanine peptides at high pH using heterocyclic capping groups, Sci. Rep., 2017, 7, 43947. Link

87. Charlotte K. Rouse, Adam D. Martin, Christopher J. Easton and Pall Thordarson, A peptide amphiphile organogelator of polar organic solvents, Sci. Rep., 2017, 7, 43668. Link

86. Eric Y. Du, Adam D. Martin, Celine Heu and Pall Thordarson, The use of hydrogels as Biomimetic Materials for 3D Cell Cultures, Aust. J. Chem., 2017, 70, 1-8. Link


85. D. Brynn Hibbert and Pall Thordarson, The death of the Job plot, transparency, open science and online tools, uncertainty estimation methods and other developments in supramolecular chemistry data analysis, Chem. Commun., 2016, 52, 12792-12805. Link

84. Alexander F. Mason and Pall Thordarson, Polymersomes with Asymmetric Membranes Based on Readily Accessible Di- and Triblock Copolymers Synthesized via SET-LRP, ACS Macro Lett., 2016, 5, 1172-1175. Link

83. Adam D. Martin, Jonathan P. Wojciechowski, Mohan Bhadbhade and Pall Thordarson, A capped dipeptide which simultaneously exhibits gelation and crystallization behavior, Langmuir, 2016, 32, 2245-2250. Link

82. Adam D. Martin, Jonathan P. Wojciechowski, Holly Warren, Marc in het Panhuis and Pall Thordarson, Effect of heterocyclic capping groups on the self-assembly of a dipeptide hydrogel, Soft Matter, 2016, 12, 2700-2707. Link

81. Jonathan P. Wojciechowski, Adam D. Martin, Mohan Bhadbhade, James E. A. Webb and Pall Thordarson, Halogen bonding influences perylene-core twists in non-core substituted perylene tetraesters, CrystEngComm, 2016, 18, 4513-4517. Link

80. Christian A. Gunawan, Ekaterina V. Nam, Christopher P. Marquis, J. Justin Gooding, Pall Thordarson and Chuan Zhao, Scanning Electrochemical Microscopy of Cytochrome c Peroxidase via Orientation-Controlled Immobilisation of Cytochrome c, ChemElectroChem, 2016, 3, 1150-1156. Link

79. Rowan W. MacQueen, Murad J. Y. Tayebjee, James E. A. Webb, Alexander Falber, Pall Thordarson, Timothy W. Schmidt, Limitations and design considerations for donor-acceptor systems in luminescent solar concentrators: the effect of coupling-induced red-edge absorption, J. Optics, 2016, 18, 064010. Link

78. James E. A. Webb, Kai Chen, Shyamal K. K. Prasad, Jonathan P. Wojciechowski, Alexander Falber, Pall Thordarson, and Justin M. Hodgkiss, Quantifying highly efficient incoherent energy transfer in perylene-based multichromophore arrays, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2016, 18, 1712-1719. Link

77. Alexander F. Mason and Pall Thordarson, Synthesis of Protein Bioconjugates via Cysteine-Maleimide Chemistry, J. Visual. Exp., 2016, e54157. Link


76. Dong Sub Kim, Jinho Chang, Soojung Leem, Jung Su Park, Pall Thordarson, and Jonathan L. Sessler, Redox- and pH-Responsive Orthogonal Supramolecular Self-Assembly: An Ensemble Displaying Molecular Switching Characteristics, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2015, 137, 16038-16042. Link

75. Chin Ken Wong, Alistair J. Laos, Alexander H. Soeriyadi, Jörg Wiedenmann, Paul M. G. Curmi, J. Justin Gooding, Christopher P. Marquis, Martina H. Stenzel and Pall Thordarson, Polymersomes Prepared from Thermoresponsive Fluorescent Protein-Polymer Bioconjugates which can both Encapsulate and Reveal the Location of Drug and Protein Payloads, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2015, 54, 5317-5322 (Hot Paper as selected by the editors). Link

74. Adam D. Martin, Andrew B. Robinson, and Pall Thordarson, Biocompatible small peptide super-hydrogelators bearing carbazole functionalities, J. Mat. Chem. B, 2015, 3, 2277-2280.. Link

73. Md. Musfizur Hassan, Adam D. Martin, and Pall Thordarson, Macromolecular crowding and hydrophobic effects on Fmoc-diphenylalanine hydrogel formation in PEG:water mixtures, J. Mat. Chem. B, 2015, 3, 9269-9276. Link

72. Warren Ty Truong, Yingying Su, Danmar Gloria, Filip Braet and Pall Thordarson, Dissolution and degradation of Fmoc-diphenylalanine self-assembled gels results in necrosis at high concentrations in vitro, Biomat. Sci., 2015, 3, 298-307. Link

71. Ethan N. W. Howe, Graham E. Ball and Pall Thordarson, Step-by-step DFT analysis of the cooperativity in the binding of cations and anions to a tetratopic ion-pairing host, Supramol. Chem., 2015, 27, 829-839. Link

70. Robert D. Healey, Shiva Prasad, Vijaya Rajendram and Pall Thordarson, Unravelling the interaction between α-cyclodextrin with the thaumatin protein and a peptide mimic, Supramol. Chem., 2015, 27, 414-419. Link

69. Galen L. Eakins, Rishi Pandey, Jonathan P. Wojciechowski, Han Yue Zheng, James E. A. Webb, Céline Valéry, Pall Thordarson, Natalie O. V. Plank, Juliet A. Gerrard and Justin M. Hodgkiss, Functional Organic Semiconductors Assembled via Natural Aggregating Peptides, Adv. Funct. Mat., 2015, 25, 5640-5649. Link

68. Galen L. Eakins, Jonathan P. Wojciechowski, Adam D. Martin, James E. A. Webb, Pall Thordarson and Justin M. Hodgkiss, Chiral Effects in Peptide-Substituted Perylene Imide Nanofibers, Supramol. Chem., 2015, 27, 746-756. Link

67. Shofiur Rahman, Ahmed Zein, Lousise N. Dawe, Grigory Shamov, Pall Thordarson and Paris E. Georghiou, Supramolecular host-guest complexation of Lash's calix[4]azulene with tetraalkylammonium halides and tetrafluoroborate salts: binding and DFT computational studies, RSC Adv., 2015, 5, 54848-54852. Link

66. Paul J. Thomassen, Shaji Varghese, Edward J. A. Bijsterveld, Pall Thordarson, Johannes A. A. W. Elemans, Alan E. Rowan and Roeland J. M. Nolte, A Double-Cavity-Containing Porphyrin Host as a Highly Stable Epoxidation Catalyst, Eur. J. Org. Chem., 2015, 5246-5253. Link

65. Kamonchanok Thananukul, Pakkamon Jarruwale, Nuchada Suttenun, Pall Thordason and Patchara Punyamoonwongsa, Silk Semi-interpenetrating Network Hydrogels for Biomedical Applications, Macromol. Symp., 2015, 354, 251-257. Link


64. Ethan N. W. Howe, Mohan Bhadbhade and Pall Thordarson, Cooperativity and Complexity in the Binding of Anions and Cations to a Tetratopic Ion-Pair Host, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2014136, 7505-7516. Link

63. Adam D. Martin, Andrew B. Robinson, Alexander F. Mason, Jonathan P. Wojciechowski and Pall Thordarson, Exceptionally strong hydrogels through self-assembly of an indole-capped dipeptide, Chem. Commun., 2014, 50, 15541-15544. Link

62. Scott A. Jamieson, Katie W. K. Tong, William A. Hamilton, Lilin He, Michael James, and Pall Thordarson, Small Angle Neutron Scattering (SANS) Studies on the Structural Evolution of Pyromellitamide Self-Assembled Gels, Langmuir., 2014, 30, 13987-13993. Link

61. David Hvasanov, Ekaterina V. Nam, Joshua R. Peterson, Dithepon Pornsaksit, Jörg Wiedenmann, Christopher P. Marquis, and Pall Thordarson, A One pot Synthesis of High Molecular Weight Synthetic Hetero-Protein Dimers Driven by Charge Complementarity Electrostatic Interactions, J. Org. Chem., 201479, 9594-9602. Link

60. Galen L. Eakins, Joseph K. Gallaher, Robert A. Keyzers, Alexander Falber, James E. A. Webb, Alistair Laos, Yaron Tidhar, Haim Weissman, Boris Rybtchinski, Pall Thordarson and Justin M. Hodgkiss, Thermodynamic Factors Impacting the Peptide-Driven Self-Assembly of Perylene Diimide Nanofibers, J. Phys. Chem. B, 2014, 118, 8642-8651. Link

59. Alistair J. Laos, Paul M. G. Curmi and Pall Thordarson, Quantum Coherence and its Impact on Bio-mimetic Light-Harvesting, Aust. J. Chem., 2014, 67, 729-739. Link

58. Alex McSkimming, Sumi Shrestha, Mohan M. Bhadbhade, Pall Thordarson and Stephen B. Colbran, Macrocyclic Bis(phenanthroline-pyrrole): A Convenient One-Pot Synthesis, Structure(s), Spectroscopic, and Redox Properties, and the Binding of Amine Guests, Protons, and Lanthanide Ions, Chem.–Asian J., 2014, 9, 136-145. Link

57. Venty Suryanti, Mohan Bhadbhade, Har Mohindra Chawla, Ethan Howe, Pall Thordarson, David StC Black and Naresh Kumar, Macrocyclic Bis(phenanthroline-pyrrole): Novel colorimetric anion sensors based on N-acetylglyoxylic amides containing nitrophenyl signalling units, Spectrochim. Acta A, 2014, 121, 662-669. Link


56. David Hvasanov, Joshua R. Peterson and Pall Thordarson, Self-assembled light-driven photosynthetic-respiratory electron transport chain hybrid proton pump. Chem. Sci., 2013, 4, 3833-3838 (back cover article). Link

55. David Hvasanov, Alexander F. Mason, Daniel C. Goldstein, Mohan Bhadbhade and Pall Thordarson, Optimising the synthesis, polymer membrane encapsulation and photoreduction performance of Ru(II)- and Ir(III)-bis(terpyridine) cytochrome c bioconjugates. Org. Biomol. Chem., 2013, 11, 4602-4612 (inside cover article). Link

54. Daniel C. Goldstein, Joshua R. Peterson, Yuen Yap Cheng, Raphael  G. C. Clady, Timothy W. Schmidt and Pall Thordarson, Synthesis and Luminescence Properties of Iridium(III) Azide and Triazole-Bisterpyridine Complexes. Molecules, 2013, 18, 8959-8975. Link

53. Nageshwar R.Yepuri, Scott A. Jamieson, Tamin A. Darwish, Aditya Rawal, James M. Hook, Pall Thordarson, Peter J.Holden, Michael James, Synthesis of per-deuterated alkyl amines for the preparation of deuterated organic pyromellitamide gelators. Tetrahedron Lett., 2013, 54, 2538-2541. Link

52. Ya-Na Wu, Ping-Ching Wu, Li-Xing Yang,  Kyle R. Ratinac, Pall Thordarson, Kristina A. Jahn, Dong-Hwang Chen, Dar-Bin Shieh and Filip Braet, The anticancer properties of iron core-gold shell nanoparticles in colorectal cancer cells. Int. J. Nanomedicine, 2013, 8, 3321-3331. Link

51. Sook Mei Khor, Pall Thordarson and J. Justin Gooding, The Impact of Antibody-Epitope Affinity Strength on the Sensitivity of Electrochemical Immunosensors for Detecting Small Molecules, Anal. Bioanal. Chem., 2013, 405, 3889-3898. Link


50. Ethan N. W. Howe, Mohan Bhadbhad, Pall Thordarson, Highly sheared anti-parallel dipolar carbonyl•••carbonyl interaction in the crystal packing of strapped crown-3-pyromellitimide, Aust. J. Chem., 65, 1384-1389. Link

49. K. Kobayashi, D. Cheng, M. Huynh, K. R. Ratinac, P. Thordarson, F. Braet, Imaging Fluorescently Labeled Complexes by Means of Multidimensional Correlative Light and Transmission Electron Microscopy: Practical Considerations, Meth. Cell Biology, 2012, 111, 1-20. Link

48. Xin Chen, Erwann Luais, Nadim Darwish, Simone Ciampi, Pall Thordarson and J. Justin Gooding, Studies on the Effect of Solvents on Self-Assembled Monolayers Formed from Organophosphonic Acids on Indium Tin Oxide, Langmuir, 2012, 28, 9487-9495. Link

47. Adam J. Lowe, Frederick Pfeffer, Pall Thordarson, Determining binding constants from 1H NMR titration data using global and local methods: a case study using [n]polynorbornane based anion hosts, Supramol. Chem., 2012, 24, 585-594. Link

46. Amy R. Mulholland, Pall Thordarson, Emily J. Mensworth, Steven J. Langford, Porphyrin Dyads Linked by a Rotatable 3,3’-Biphenyl Scaffold: A New Binding Motif for Small Ditopic Molecules, Org. Biomol. Chem., 2012, 10, 6045-6053. Link


45. Daniel C. Goldstein, Yuen Y. Cheng, Timothy W. Schmidt, Mohan Bhadbhade, and Pall Thordarson, Photophysical Properties of a New Series of Water Soluble Iridium Bisterpyridine Complexes Functionalised at the 4' Position, Dalton Trans., 2011, 40, 2053-2061. Link

44. David Hvasanov, Jörg Wiedenmann, Filip Braet and Pall Thordarson, Induced Polymersome Formation from a Diblock PS-b-PAA Polymer via Encapsulation of Positively Charged Proteins and Peptides, Chem. Comm., 2011, 47, 6314-6316. Link

43. Luuk L. C. Olijve, Ethan N. W. How, Mohan Bhadbhade, Shiva Prasad, Stephen B. Colbran, Chuan Zhao and Pall Thordarson, Structural, Electrochemical and Photochemical Investigation of the Water-soluble Tin(IV) Tetrakis(2-N-hydroxyethyl-4-pyridinium)porphyrin Photocatalyst, Journal of Porphyrins Phthalocyanines, 2011, 15, 1345-1353. Link

42. Kyle R. Ratinac, Wenrong Yang, J. Justin Gooding, Pall Thordarson and Filip Braet, Graphene and related materials in electrochemical sensing, Electroanalysis, 2011, 23, 803-826. Link

41. Pall Thordarson, Determining Association Constants from Titration Experiments in Supramolecular Chemistry, Chem. Soc. Rev., 2011, 40, 1305-1323. Link

40. Sabrina Dehn, Katie W. K. Tong, Raphael G. C. Clady, Dylan M. Owen, Katharina Gaus, Timothy W. Schmidt, Filip Braet and Pall Thordarson, The Structure and Luminescence Properties of Europium(III) Triflate Doped Self-assembled Pyromellitamide Gels, New J. Chem., 2011, 35, 1466-1471. Link

39. Shiva Prasad, Mohan Bhadbhade and Pall Thordarson, Tin(IV) Porphyrin Functionalisation of Electrochemically active Fluoride-doped Tin-Oxide (FTO) via Huisgen [3+2] Click Chemistry, J. Porphyrins Phthalocyanines, 2011, 15, 75-82. Link

38. Ya-Na Wu, Li-Xing Yang, Xuan-Yu Xi, I-Chen Li, Joanna Biazik, Kyle R. Ratinac, Dong-Hwang Chen, Pall Thordarson, Dar-Bin Shieh and Filip Braet, Iron Core-Gold Shell Nanoparticles Selectively Inhibit Growth of Oral Cancer Through Mitochondria-Mediated Autophagy, Biomaterials, 2011, 32, 4565-4573. Link

37. Ya-Na Wu, Dong-Hwang Chen, Xian-Yu Shi, Chiao-Ching Lian, Ting-Yu Wang, Chen-Sheng Yeh, Kyle Ratinac, Pall Thordarson, Filip Braet and Dar-Bin Shieh, Cancer Cell Specific Cytotoxicity of Non-Oxidized Iron Elements in Iron Core-Gold Shell Nanoparticles, Nanomedicine, 2011, 7, 420-427. Link

36. Warren Ty Truong, Yingying Su, Joris T. Meijer, Pall Thordarson and Filip Braet, Self-Assembled Gels for Biomedical Applications, Chem.–Asian J., 2011, 6, 30-42 (Front cover article). Link


35. Joshua R. Peterson, Trevor A. Smith and Pall Thordarson, Synthesis, characterization and room temperature photo-induced electron transfer in biologically active bis(terpyridine)ruthenium(II)-cytochrome c bioconjugates and the effects of solvents on the bioconjugation of cytochrome c, Org. Biomol. Chem., 2010, 8, 151-162. Link

34. Scott L. Jones, Kok Hou Wong, Pall Thordarson and François Ladouceur, Self-assembling electroactive hydrogels for flexible display technology, J. Phys., Condens. Matter, 2010, 22, 494105. Link

33. Wenrong Yang, Kyle R. Ratinac, Simon P. Ringer, Pall Thordarson, J. Justin Gooding and Filip Braet, The Rise and Rise of Carbon Nanomaterials in Biosensors: Should You Use Nanotubes or Graphene?, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2010, 49, 2114-2138; Angew. Chem., 2010, 122, 2160-2185. Link


32. Katie W. K. Tong, Sabrina Dehn, James E. A. Webb, Kio Nakamura, Filip Braet and Pall Thordarson, Pyromellitamide Gelators: Exponential Rate of Aggregation, Hierarchical Assembly and their Viscoelastic Response to Anions, Langmuir, 2009, 25, 8586-8592. Link

31. Daniel C. Goldstein, Pall Thordarson, Joshua R. Peterson, The Bioconjugation of Redox Proteins to Novel Electrode Materials, Aust. J. Chem., 2009, 62, 1320-1327. Link

30. Li Yun Grace Lim, Yingying Su, Filip Braet and Pall Thordarson, The effect of unsaturation on the formation of self-assembled gels from fatty acid L-serine amides and their cytotoxicity towards Caco-2 cancer cells, Aust. J. Chem., 2009, 62, 653-656. Link

29. Mohammad Choucair, Pall Thordarson and John A. Stride, Gram-scale production of graphene based on solvothermal synthesis and sonication, Nature Nanotechology, 2009, 4, 30-33. Link

28. Joshua R. Peterson and Pall Thordarson, Bioconjugation of yeast cytochrome c: Effect of mixed solvent systems on protein stability and CYS102 reactivity, Chiang Mai J. Sci., 2009, 26, 236-246. Link

27. Pall Thordarson and Richard J. Payne, The Inaugural Australian Workshop on Bioconjugate Chemistry, UNSW 2008, Aust. J. Chem., 2009, 62, 1318-1319. Link


26. Nico Veling, Paul J. Thomassen, Pall Thordarson, Johannes A. A. W. Elemans, Roeland J. M. Nolte, Alan E Rowan, Construction of supramolecular multi-component assemblies by allosteric interactions, Tetrahedron, 2008, 64, 8535-8542. Link


25. Paul C. Dastoor,, Christopher R. McNeill, Holger Frohne, Christopher J. Foster, Benjamin Dean, Warwick J. Belcher, Wayne M. Campbell, David L. Officer, Iain M. Blake, Pall Thordarson, Maxwell J. Crossley, Noel S. Hush and Jeffrey R. Reimers, Understanding and Improving Solid-State Polymer/C60-Fullerene Bulk-Heterojunction Solar Cells using Ternary Porphyrin Blends, J. Phys. Chem., C, 2007, 111, 15415-15426. Link

24. Zhongping Ou, Wenbo E, Weihua Zhu, Pall Thordarson, Paul J. Sintic, Maxwell J. Crossley and Karl M. Kadish, Effect of Axial Ligands and Macrocyclic Structure on Redox Potentials and Electron Transfer Mechanisms of Sn(IV) Porphyrins, Inorg. Chem., 2007, 46, 10840-10849. Link

23. Joshua R. Peterson, Trevor A. Smith and Pall Thordarson, Photoinduced reduction of catalytically and biologically active Ru(II)bisterpyridine-cytochrome c bioconjugates, Chem. Commun., 2007, 1899-1901. Link

22. Wenrong Yang, Pall Thordarson, J. Justin Gooding, Simon P. Ringer and Filip Braet, Carbon nanotubes for biological and biomedical applications, Nanotechnology, 2007, 18, 412001 (front cover article). Link

21. James E. A. Webb, Maxwell J. Crossley, Peter Turner and Pall Thordarson, Pyromellitamide Aggregates and Their Response to Anion Stimuli, J. Am Chem. Soc., 2007, 129, 7155-7162. Link

20. Bas Hulsken, Richard van Hameren, Jan W. Gerritsen, Tony Khoury, Pall Thordarson, Maxwell J. Crossley, Alan E. Rowan, Roeland J. M. Nolte, Johannes A. A. W. Elemans and Sylvia Speller, Real-Time Single Molecule Imaging of Alkene Oxidation by Manganese Porphyrins at a Liquid-Solid Interface, Nature Nanotechnlogy, 2007, 2, 285-289. Link

19. Pim G. A. Janssen, Pascal Jonkheijm, Pall Thordarson, Joost L. J. van Dongen, E. W. Meijer and Albertus P. H. J. Schennings, Tuning the Self-assembly of a Ditopic Crown ether Functionalized Oligo(p-phenylenevinylene), J. Mat. Chem., 2007, 17, 2654-2660. Link


18. Pall Thordarson, Rob Atkin, Wouter H. J. Kalle, Gregory G. Warr and Filip Braet, Developments in using Scanning Probe Microscopy to study Molecules on Surfaces - From Thin Films and Single-molecule Conductivity to Drug-living Cell Interactions, Aust. J. Chem., 2006, 59, 359-375. Link

17. Pall Thordarson, Benjamin Le Droumaguet and Kelly Velonia, Well-defined Protein-Polymer Conjugates - Synthesis and Potential Applications, Appl. Microbiol. Biotechnol., 2006, 73, 243-254. Link

16. Jonathon E. Beves, Bodgan E. Chapman, Philip W. Kuchel, Leonard F. Lindoy, John McMurtrie, Mary McPartlin, Pall Thordarson and Gang Wei, New discrete metallocycles incorporating palladium(II) and platinum(II) corners and dipyridyldibenzotetra-aza[14]annulene side units, Dalton Trans., 2006, 744-750. Link

15. Paul J. Thomassen, Jantien Foekema, Ribera Jordana i Lluch, Pall Thordarson, Johannes A.A.W. Elemans, Roeland J.M. Nolte and Alan E. Rowan, Self-Assembly Studies of Allosteric Photosynthetic Antenna Model Systems, New. J. Chem., 2006, 30, 148-155. Link

14. Bas Hulsken, Richard van Hameren, Pall Thordarson, Jan W. Gerritsen, Roeland J. M. Nolte, Alan E. Rowan, Maxwell J. Crossley, Johannes A. A. W. Elemans and Sylvia Speller, Scanning Tunneling Microscopy and Spectroscopy Studies of Porphyrins at Solid-Liquid Interfaces, Jpn. J. Appl. Phys., 2006, 45, 1953-1955. Link


13. Joseph Sly, Peter Kasák, Elba Gomar-Nadal, Concepió Rovira, Lucía Górriz, Pall Thordarson, David B. Amabilino, Alan E. Rowan and Roeland J. M. Nolte, Chiral molecular tapes from novel tetra(thiafulvalene-crown-ether)-substituted phthalocyanine building blocks, Chem. Commun., 2005, 1255-1257 (front cover article). Link


12. Pall Thordarson, Roeland J. M. Nolte and Alan E. Rowan, Mimicking the Motion of Life: Catalytically Active Rotaxanes as Processive Enzyme Mimics, Aust. J. Chem., 2004, 57, 323-327 (front cover article). Link

11. Pall Thordarson, Ruud G. E. Coumans, Johannes A. A. W. Elemans, Paul J. Thomassen, Johan Visser, Alan E. Rowan and Roeland J. M. Nolte, Allosterically Driven Multi-Component Assembly, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2004, 43, 4755-4759. Link

10. Arnar Halldorsson, Pall Thordarson, Bjorn Kristinsson, Carlos D. Magnusson and Gudmundur G. Haraldsson, Lipase-catalysed kinetic resolution of 1-O-alkylglycerols by sequential transesterification, Tetrahedron: Asymmetry, 2004, 15, 2893-2899. Link


9. Pall Thordarson, Edward J. A. Bijsterveld, Alan E. Rowan and Roeland J. M. Nolte, Epoxidation of Polybutadiene by a Topologically Linked Catalyst, Nature, 2003, 424, 915-918. Link

8. Pall Thordarson, Edward J. A. Bijsterveld, Johannes A. A. W. Elemans, Peter Kasák, Roeland J. M. Nolte and Alan E. Rowan, Highly Negative Homotropic Allosteric Binding of Viologens to a Double-Cavity Porphyrin, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2003, 125, 1186-1187. Link

7. Ruud G. E. Coumans, Johannes A. A. W. Elemans, Pall Thordarson, Roeland J. M. Nolte and Alan E. Rowan, Synthesis of Porphyrin-Containing [3]Rotaxanes via Olefin Metathesis, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2003, 42, 650-654. Link

6. Pall Thordarson, Annie Marquis and Maxwell J. Crossley, The Synthesis and Studies towards the Self-replication of Bis(capped Porphyrins), Org. Biomol. Chem., 2003, 1, 1216-1225. Link

5. Andrés de la Escosura, M. Victora Martínez-Díaz, Pall Thordarson, Alan E. Rowan, Roeland J. M. Nolte and Tomás Torres, Donor-Acceptor Phthalocyanine Nanoaggregates, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2003, 125, 12300-12308. Link


4. Maxwell J. Crossley and Pall Thordarson, Assignment of Stereochemistry of Facially Protected Bis-porphyrins by Use of a "Molecular Ruler", Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2002, 41, 1709-1712. Link


3. Maxwell J. Crossley, Pall Thordarson and Richard A.-S. Wu, Efficient Formation of Lipophilic Dihydroxotin(IV) Porphyrins and Bis-porphyrins, J. Chem. Soc., Perkin Trans. 1, 2001, 2294-2302. Link


2. Gudmundur G. Haraldsson, Pall Thordarson, Arnar Halldorsson and Bjorn Kristinsson, Kinetic Resolution of 1-O-Alkylglycerols by Lipase, Tetrahedron: Asymmetry, 1999, 10, 3671-3674. Link


1. Maxwell J. Crossley, Pall Thordarson, J. Patrick Bannerman and Philip J. Maynard, A Convenient Procedure for Moderate-Scale Rothemund Synthesis of Lipophilic Porphyrins - An Alternative to the Adler-Longo and Lindsey Methodologies, J. Porphyrins Phthalocyanines, 1998, 2, 511-516. Link

Book chapters

7. Warren T. Truong, Lev Lewis and Pall Thordarson, “Biomedical Applications of Molecular Gels” in Functional Molecular Gels (Book Series: Soft Matter), Ed. J. F. Miravet and B. Escuder Gillier, Royal Society of Chemistry, Cambridge, UK, 2014, 156-194. Link

6. Pall Thordarson, "Binding Constants and their Measurement" in Supramolecular Chemistry: From Molecules to Nanomaterials, Vol 2, Ed. J. W. Steed and P. A. Gale, John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK, 2012, 239-274. Link

5. D. Hvasanov, D. C. Goldstein and P. Thordarson, "Light-Activated Bioconjugate Complexes" in Molecular Solar Fuels (Book Series: Energy), Ed. T. Wydrzynski and W. Hillier, Royal Society of Chemistry, Cambridge, UK, Cambridge, UK, 2012, 426-447. Link

4. F. Braet and P. Thordarson, "Scanning Probe Microscopy" in 50 Great Moments - Celebrating the Golden Jubilee of the University of Sydney's Electron Microscope Unit, Ed. K. R. Ratinac, Sydney University Press, Sydney, Australia, 2008, 201-214.

3. F. Braet, L. Soon, K. Vekemans, P. Thordarson, I. Spector, "Actin-binding drugs: An elegant tool to dissect subcellular processes in endothelial and cancer cells" in Protein Reviews Vol 8: "Actin Binding Proteins and Diseases" eds. D. Chhabra, C. dos Remedios, Springer, New York, 2008, 37-49.

2. Pall Thordarson, "Emergence of Life" in Encyclopedia of Supramolecular Chemistry, eds: Jerry L. Atwood, Jonathan W. Steed, Marcel Dekker Inc., New York, 2004, 528-534.

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2. Paul C. Dastoor, Christopher R. McNeill, Holger Frohne, Maxwell J. Crossley, Jeffrey R. Reimers, Noel Hush, Iain M. Blake, David L. Officer, Warwick J. Belcher and Pall Thordarson, Multicomponent organic solar cells, PCT Int. WO2005106965, 10th November 2005 [incorporating Organic Solar Cells PN2004902396 filed 4 May 2004]. International Classification: G01N33/543.

1. Maxwell J. Crossley, Pall Thordarson, Neil Hunter, Benjamin C.-M. Yap and Charles A. Collyer, Porphyrin Linked Metronidazole against Gum Disease: Porphyromonas Gingivalis. PCT Int. WO2006005137, 19th January 2006 [incorporating cognated applications PN2004903943 filed 15 July 2004, US60/588,401 filed 15 July 2004]. International Classification: (IPC1-7).

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