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  • Isothiourea-catalyzed enantioselective addition of 4-nitrophenyl esters to iminium ions 

    Arokianathar, Jude N.; Frost, Aileen B.; Slawin, Alexandra M. Z.; Stead, Darren; Smith, Andrew D. (2018-02-02) - Journal article
    Isothioureas catalyze the enantioselective addition of 4-nitrophenyl esters to tetrahydroisoquinoline-derived iminium ions. 4-Nitrophenoxide, generated in situ from initial N-acylation of the isothiourea by the 4-nitrophenyl ...
  • Rescaling migration studies : migration policy-making and implementation at the local government level 

    McCollum, David; Packwood, Helen (2017-12-12) - Journal article
    How ‘the state’ perceives and responds to migration is gaining increasing attention. This analysis seeks to encourage debate on scales of governance in migration studies through a focus on policy-making and implementation ...
  • Spatial and structural metrics for living cells inspired by statistical mechanics 

    Åberg, Christoffer; Varela, Juan A; Fitzpatrick, Laurence W; Dawson, Kenneth A (2016-10-06) - Journal article
    Experimental observations in cell biology have advanced to a stage where theory could play a larger role, much as it has done in the physical sciences. Possibly the lack of a common framework within which experimentalists, ...
  • Optical structural analysis of individual α-synuclein oligomers 

    Varela, Juan A; Rodrigues, Margarida; De, Suman; Flagmeier, Patrick; Gandhi, Sonia; Dobson, Christopher M; Klenerman, David; Lee, Steven F (2018-04-23) - Journal article
    Small aggregates of misfolded proteins play a key role in neurodegenerative disorders. Such species have proved difficult to study due to the lack of suitable methods capable of resolving these heterogeneous aggregates, ...
  • Toward the suppression of cellular toxicity from single-walled carbon nanotubes 

    Gao, Zhenghong; Varela, Juan A; Groc, Laurent; Lounis, Brahim; Cognet, Laurent (2016-02) - Journal item
    In the multidisciplinary fields of nanobiology and nanomedicine, single-walled carbon nanotubes (SWCNTs) have shown great promise due to their unique morphological, physical and chemical properties. However, understanding ...

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