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  1. S. McNeill, N. M. Giles, D. Preston, P. P. Jones, J. D. Crowley, G. I. Giles “The Quadruply Stranded Metallo-Supramolecular Helicate [Pd2(hextrz)4]4+ Acts as a Molecular Mimic of Cytolytic Peptides” Chem. Res. Toxicol. 2020, 33(7), 1822-1834DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemrestox.0c00061
  2. G. E. Shillito, D. Preston, P. Traber, J. Steinmetzer, C. J. McAdam, J. D. Crowley, P. Wagner, S. Kupfer, K. C. Gordon “Excited state switching frustrates the tuning of properties in TPA donor ligand Re(I) and Pt(II) complexes” Inorg. Chem. 2020, 5910, 6736-6746; DOI: 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.9b03691
  3. J. E. M. Lewis* and J. D. Crowley “Metallo-supramolecular Self-Assembly with Reduced Symmetry Ligands” ChemPlusChem 2020, 85, 5, 815-827; DOI: 10.1002/cplu.202000153
  4. H. Crlikova, J. Malina, V. Novohradsky, H. Kostrhunova, R. A. S. Vasdev, J. D. Crowley, J. Kasparkova, V. Brabec “Antiproliferative activity and associated DNA interactions of [Co2L3]6+ cylinders derived from bis(bidentate) 2-pyridyl-1,2,3-triazole ligands” Organometallics 2020, 39, 8, 1448-1455; DOI: 10.1021/acs.organomet.0c00146
  5. L. S. Lisboa, J. A. Findlay, L. J. Wright, C. G. Hartinger, J. D. Crowley ” A reduced symmetry heterobimetallic [PdPtL4]4+ cage: assembly, guest binding and stimulus‐induced switching” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. Engl. 2020, 59, 11101 – 11107;  DOI: 10.1002/anie.202003220
  6. N. R. Lagesse, K. Y. L. Tan, J. D. Crowley, J. A. Findlay* “Planar 2‐Pyridyl‐1,2,3‐triazole Derived Metallo‐ligands: Self‐assembly with PdCl2 and Photocatalysis” Chem. Asian. J. 2020151567–1573; DOI: 10.1002/asia.202000284
  7. J. H. Barnsley, J. A. Findlay, G. E. Shillito, W. S. Pelet, S. Ø. Scottwell, S. M. McIntyre, E. J. Tay, K. C. Gordon, J. D. Crowley, “Long-lived MLCT states for Ru(II) complexes of ferrocene-appended 2,2′-bipyridines” Dalton Trans., 2019, 48, 15713-15722; (Invited submission, special issue on Modern Coordination Chemistry to celebrate Professor Annie K. Powell’s 60th birthday) DOI: 10.1039/C9DT02025J.

  8. D. Preston*, A. R. Inglis, J. D. Crowley, P. E. Kruger “Self‐assembly and cycling of a three‐state PdxLy metallosupramolecular system” Chem. Asian. J. 201914, 3404 – 3408; DOI: 10.1002/asia.201901238

  9. R. A. S. Vasdev, J. A. Findlay, A. L. Garden, J. D. Crowley, “Redox Active [Pd2L4]4+ Cages Constructed from Rotationally Flexible 1,1′-Disubstituted Ferrocene Ligands” Chem. Commun. 2019, 55, 7506-7509; DOI: 10.1039/C9CC03321A.

  10. Q. V. C. van Hilst, R. A. S. Vasdev, D. Preston, J. A. Findlay, S. Ø. Scottwell, G. I. Giles, H. J. L. Brooks, J. D. Crowley “Synthesis, Characterisation and Antimicrobial Studies of some 2,6-bis(1,2,3-triazol-4-yl)pyridine Ruthenium(II) “Click” Complexes” Asian. J. Org. Chem. 2019, 8, 496–50; DOI: 10.1002/ajoc.201900088.

  11. J. I. Mapley, D. A. W. Ross, C. J. McAdam, K. C. Gordon, J. D. Crowley “Triphenylamine-Substituted 2-Pyridyl-1,2,3-triazole Copper(I) Complexes – An Experimental and Computational Investigation” J. Coord. Chem. 2019,   72 (8), 1378-1394; (Special issue on Emerging Leaders in Coordination Chemistry) DOI: 10.1080/00958972.2019.1593388.
  12. D. Preston*, J. A. Findlay, J. D. Crowley “Recognition properties and self-assembly of planar [M(2-pyridyl-1,2,3-triazole)2]2+ metallo-ligands” Chem. Asian. J. 2019, 14,1136 –1142; (VIP paper, special issue on Chemistry in New Zealand) DOI: 10.1002/asia.201801132
  13. R. A. S. Vasdev*, L. F. Gaudin, D. Preston, J. P. Jogy, G. I. Giles, J. D. Crowley* “Anticancer activity and cisplatin binding ability of bis-quinoline and bis-isoquinoline derived [Pd2L4]4+ metallosupramolecular cages” Frontiers in Chem. 2018, 6: 563; (Invited submission, special issue on Supramolecular Metal-Based Entities for Biomedical and Biological Applications) DOI: 10.3389/fchem.2018.00563
  14. J. A. Findlay*, J. E. Barnsley, K. C. Gordon, J. D. Crowley* “Synthesis and Light Induced Actuation of Photo-labile 2-Pyridyl-1,2,3-Triazole Ru(bis-bipyridyl) Appended Ferrocene Rotors” Molecules 2018, 23 (8), 2037; DOI: 10.3390/molecules23082037 (Invited submission, Ferrocene and Ferrocene-Containing Compounds)
  15. T. Y. Kim, R. A. S. Vasdev, D. Preston, J. D. Crowley “Strategies for reversible guest uptake and release from metallosupramolecular systems” Chem. Eur. J. 2018, 24, 14878 – 14890; (Invited minireview article) DOI: 10.1002/chem.201802081
  16. D. Preston*, J. Sutton, K. C. Gordon, J. D. Crowley ” A Nona-nuclear Heterometallic Pd3Pt6 “Donut” Shaped Cage: Molecular Recognition and Photocatalysis” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. Engl. 2018, 57 (28), 8659-8663; DOI: 10.1002/anie.201804745
  17. G. E. Shillito, T. B. J. Hall, D. Preston, P. Traber, L. Wu, K. E. A. Reynolds, R. Horvath, X. Z. Sun, N. T. Lucas, J. D. Crowley, M. W. George, S. Kupfer, K. C. Gordon “Dramatic alteration of 3ILCT lifetimes using ancillary ligands in [Re(L)(CO)3(phen-TPA)]n+ complexes: an integrated spectroscopic and theoretical study” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2018, 140 (13), 4534 – 4542; DOI: 10.1021/jacs.7b12868
  18. J. A. Findlay, C. J. McAdam, J. J. Sutton, D. Preston, K. C. Gordon, J. D. Crowley, “Metallosupramolecular Architectures formed with Ferrocene-Linked Bis-Bidentate Ligands: Synthesis, Structures and Electrochemical Studies” Inorg. Chem. 2018,57 (7), 3602 – 3614; DOI: 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.7b02503 (Invited submission, Inorganic Chemistry Forum on Self-Assembled Cages and Macrocycles)
  19. Q. V. C. Van Hilst, N. R. Lagesse, D. Preston, J. D. Crowley “Functional metal complexes from CuAAC “click” bidentate and tridentate pyridyl-1,2,3-triazole ligands” Dalton Trans., 2018, 47, 997 – 1002, DOI:  10.1039/C7DT04570K (Invited Frontiers Review article)
  20. J. A. Findlay, J. D. Crowley “Functional Nanomachines: Recent Advances in Synthetic Molecular Machinery” Tetrahedron Lett. 2018 59, 334 – 346; DOI: 10.1016/j.tetlet.2017.12.036 (Invited Tetrahedron Letter Digest)
  21. D. A. W. Ross, D. Preston*, J. D. Crowley* “Self-assembly with 2,6-bis(1-(pyridin-4-ylmethyl)-1H-1,2,3-triazol-4-yl)pyridine: silver(I) and iron(II) complexes” Molecules 2017, 22(10), 1762; DOI: 10.3390/molecules22101762 (Invited submission)
  22. T. Y. Kim, L. Digal, M. G. Gardiner, N. T. Lucas*, J. D. Crowley* “Octahedral [Pd6L8]12+ Metallosupramolecular Cages: Synthesis, Structures and Guest Encapsulation Studies” Chem. Eur. J. 2017, 23, 15089 – 15097; DOI: 10.1002/chem.201702518 (On the Chem. Eur. J. most accessed (downloaded) list, October 2017)
  23. R. A. S. Vasdev, D. Preston, J. D. Crowley “Multicavity Metallosupramolecular Architectures” Chem. Asian. J. 2017, 12, 2513 – 2523; DOI: 10.1002/asia.201700948 (Invited perspective review article)
  24. S. Ø. Scottwell, J. E. Barnsley, C. J. McAdam, K. C. Gordon, J. D. Crowley “A Ferrocene Based Switchable Molecular Folding Ruler” Chem. Commun. 2017, 53, 7628 – 7631; DOI:
    10.1039/c7cc03358
  25. D. Preston, K. F. White, J.E. M. Lewis, R. A. S. Vasdev, B. F. Abrahams*, J. D. Crowley* “Solid state gas sorption studies with discrete palladium(II) [Pd2L4]4+ cages” Chem. Eur. J. 2017, 23, 10559 – 10567; DOI: 10.1002/chem.201701477; (Hot Paper, featured on the front cover of the journal)
  26. R. A. S. Vasdev, D. Preston, J. D. Crowley “Functional Metallosupramolecular Architectures using 1,2,3-Triazole Ligands: It’s as easy as 1,2,3 “Click”” Dalton Trans., 2017, 46, 2402 – 2414; DOI: 10.1039/C6DT04702E (Invited perspective review article)
  27. D. Preston, J. E. M. Lewis, J. D. Crowley “Multicavity [PdnL4]2n+ cages with controlled segregated binding of different guests” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2017, 139, 2379 − 2386; DOI: 10.1021/jacs.6b11982
  28. R. A. S. Vasdev, D. Preston, S. Ø. Scottwell, H. J. L. Brooks, J. D. Crowley*, M. P. Schramm* “Oxidatively locked [Co2L3]6+ cylinders derived from bis(bidentate) 2-pyridyl-1,2,3-triazole “click” ligands: synthesis, stability and antimicrobial studies” Molecules 2016, 21(11), 1548; DOI: 10.3390/molecules21111548; (Invited article, Special Issue “Recent Advances in CuAAC Click Chemistry”)
  29. J. R. Wright, J. D. Crowley*, N. T. Lucas* “Carbon-rich “Click” 1,2,3-Triazoles: Hexaphenylbenzene and Hexa‑peri-hexabenzocoronene-based Ligands for Suzuki-Miyaura Catalysts” Chem. Commun. 2016, 52, 12976 – 12979; DOI: 10.1039/C6CC07413H
  30. G. S. Huff, W. K. C. Lo, R. Horvath, J. O. Turner, X-Z. Sun, G. R. Weal, A. D. Kennedy, H. J. Davidson, C. J. McAdam, J. D. Crowley, M. W. George, K. C. Gordon “Excited States of Triphenylamine-substituted 2-Pyridyl-1,2,3-triazole Complexes” Inorg. Chem. 2016, 55(23), 12238 – 12253; DOI: 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.6b01959
  31. S. V. Kumar, S. Ø. Scottwell, E. Waugh, C. J. McAdam, L. R. Hanton, H. J. L. Brooks, J. D. Crowley “Antimicrobial properties of tris(homoleptic) ruthenium(II) 2-pyridyl-1,2,3-triazole “click” complexes against pathogenic bacteria, including methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)” Inorg. Chem. 2016, 55 (17)9767 – 9777; DOI: 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.6b01574
  32. D. Preston*, R. A. J. Tucker, A. L. Garden, J. D. Crowley “Heterometallic [MnPtn(L)2n]x+ macrocycles from dichloromethane-derived bis-2-pyridyl-1,2,3-triazole ligands” Inorg. Chem. 2016, 55 (17),8928 – 8934; DOI: 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.6b01435
  33. J. E. Barnsley, S. Ø. Scottwell, A. B. S. Elliott, K. C. Gordon, J. D. Crowley “Structural, electronic and computational studies of heteroleptic Cu(I) complexes of 6,6′-dimesityl-2,2′-bipyridine with ferrocene-appended ethynyl-2,2′-bipyridine ligands” Inorg. Chem. 2016, 55 (16), 8184 – 8192; DOI: 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.6b01300
  34. D. Preston, J. E. Barnsley, K. C. Gordon, J. D. Crowley “Controlled formation of heteroleptic [Pd2(La)2(Lb)2]4+ cages” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016, 138 (33), 10578 – 10585; DOI: 10.1021/jacs.6b05629
  35. B. J. Pages, J. Sakoff, J. Gilbert, Y. Zhang, F. Li, D. Preston, J. D. Crowley, J. R. Aldrich-Wright “Investigating the cytotoxicity of platinum(II) complexes incorporating bidentate pyridyl-1,2,3-triazole “click” ligands” J. Inorg. Biochem. 2016, 165, 92 – 99; DOI: 10.1016/j.jinorgbio.2016.06.017 (This article featured on the J. Inorg. Biochem. most-downloaded list in July-October 2016)
  36. D. Preston, S. M. McNeill, J. E. M. Lewis, G. I. Giles, J. D. Crowley “Enhanced kinetic stability of [Pd2L4]4+ cages through ligand substitution” Dalton Trans., 2016, 45, 8050 – 8060; DOI: 10.1039/C6DT00133E
  37. W. K. C. Lo, E. Castillo, R. Gueret, J. Fortage, M. Rebarz, M. Sliwa, F. Thomas, C. J. McAdam, G. B. Jameson, D. A. McMorran, J. D. Crowley, M-N. Collomb, A. G. Blackman “Synthesis, Characterization and Photocatalytic H2 Evolving activity in Aqueous Solution of a Family of [Co(N4Py)X]n+ Complexes” Inorg. Chem. 2016, 55 (9), 4564 – 4581; DOI: 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.6b00391
  38. A. B. S. Elliott, J. E. M. Lewis, H. van der Salm, C. J. McAdam, J. D. Crowley, Keith C. Gordon “Luminescent cages: pendant emissive units on [Pd2L4]4+ cages” Inorg. Chem. 2016, 55, 3440 – 3447; DOI: 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.5b02843
  39. A. P. McKay, W. K. C. Lo, D. Preston, G. I. Giles, J. D. Crowley, J. E. Barnsley, K. C. Gordon, D. A. McMorran “Palladium(II) and Platinum(II) complexes of ((2-pyridyl)pyrazol-1-yl)methyl)benzoic acids: Synthesis, Solid State Characterisation and Biological Activity” Inorg. Chim. Acta. 2016, 446, 41 – 53; DOI: 10.1016/j.ica.2016.02.038
  40. S. V. Kumar, W. K. C. Lo, L. R. Hanton, H. J. L. Brooks, J. D. Crowley “Antimicrobial properties of mono- and di- fac-rhenium tricarbonyl 2-pyridyl-1,2,3-triazole complexes” Aust. J. Chem. 2016, 69, 489 – 498; DOI: 10.1071/CH15433 (Invited article, RACI Alan Sargeson Award paper, Brice Bosnich Special issue, this article featured on the Aust. J. Chem most-downloaded list in June-September 2016. 
  41. S. Ø. Scottwell, J. D. Crowley “Ferrocene-containing Non-interlocked Molecular Machines” Chem. Commun. 2016, 52, 2451 – 2464; DOI: 10.1039/C5CC09569G (Invited feature article)
  42. W. K. C. Lo, G. S. Huff, D. Preston, D. A. McMorran, G. I. Giles, K. C. Gordon, J. D. Crowley “A Dinuclear Platinum(II) N4Py Complex: An Unexpected Coordination Mode For N4Py” Inorg. Chem. 2015, 54, 6671 − 6673; DOI: 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.5b01032
  43. T. Y. Kim, N. T. Lucas, J. D. Crowley “A diaryl linked [Pd2L4]4+ metallosupramolecular architecture: synthesis, structures and cisplatin binding studies” Supramol. Chem. 2015, 27 (11-12), 734 – 745; DOI: 10.1080/10610278.2015.1063633 (Invited article, Australasian Supramolecular Chemistry special issue.)
  44. D. Preston, A. Fox-Charles, W. K. C. Lo, J. D. Crowley “Chloride triggered reversible switching from a metallosupramolecular [Pd2L4]4+ cage to a [Pd2L2Cl4] metallo-macrocycle with release of endo– and exo-hedrally bound guests” Chem. Commun. 2015, 51, 9042 – 9045; DOI: 10.1039/C5CC02226F
  45. S. M. McNeill, D. Preston, J. E. M. Lewis, A. Robert, K. Knerr, Danyon O. Graham, J. R. Wright, G. I. Giles, J. D. Crowley “Biologically active [Pd2L4]4+ quadruply stranded helicates: stability and cytotoxicity” Dalton Trans., 2015, 44, 11129 – 11136; DOI: 10.1039/C5DT01259G (On the Dalton Trans. most downloaded list, May 2015)
  46. S. Ø. Scottwell, A. B. S. Elliott, K. J. Shaffer, A. Nafady, C. J. McAdam, K. C. Gordon, J. D. Crowley “Chemically and Electrochemically Induced Expansion and Contraction of a Ferrocene Rotor” Chem. Commun. 2015, 51, 8161 – 8164; DOI: 10.1039/C5CC01973G
  47. W. K. C. Lo, G. S. Huff, J. R. Cubanski, A. D. W. Kennedy, C. J. McAdam, D. A. McMorran, K. C. Gordon, J. D. Crowley “A Comparison of Inverse and Regular 2-Pyridyl-1,2,3-triazole “Click” Complexes: Structures, Stability, Electrochemical and Photophysical Properties” Inorg. Chem. 2015, 54, 1572 – 1587; DOI: 10.1021/ic502557w
  48. J. R. Cubanski, M. E. Reish, A. G. Blackman, P. J. Steel, K. C. Gordon, D. A. McMorran, J. D. Crowley “Hybrid Pyrazolyl-1,2,3-Triazolyl Tripodal Tetraamine Ligands: Click Synthesis and Cobalt(III) Complexes” Aust. J. Chem. 2015; 68, 1160 – 1170; DOI: 10.1071/CH14700 This article was featured on the front cover of the journal in July 2015 (Aust. J. Chem. 2015; 68(7)) and was on the Aust. J. Chem most-downloaded list January-June 2016)
  49. A. Noor, D. L. Maloney, J. E. M. Lewis, W. K. C. Lo, J. D. Crowley “Acid-base driven ligand exchange with Pd(II) “click” complexes” Asian J. Org. Chem. 2015, 4, 208 – 211; DOI: 10.1002/ajoc.201402197 (Invited article, special issue on Supramolecular Chemistry: Multicomponent Molecular Level Devices and Machines, this work was highlighted on the Chemistry Views website, http://www.chemistryviews.org/details/ezine/6913471/Click_On_Click_Off.html and featured on the inside cover of the special issue Asian J. Org. Chem. 2015, 4, 178 http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/ajoc.201590005/abstract)
  50. W. K. C. Lo, A. G. Blackman, J. D. Crowley, D. A. McMorran “The pentadentate ligands 2PyN2Q and N4Py, and their Cu(II) and Zn(II) complexes: a synthetic, spectroscopic and crystallographic structural study” Inorg. Chim. Acta. 2015, 426, 183 – 194; DOI: 10.1016/j.ica.2014.11.036
  51. S. V. Kumar, W. K. C. Lo, H. J. L. Brooks, J. D. Crowley “Synthesis, structure, stability and antimicrobial activity of a ruthenium(II) helicate derived from a bis-bidentate “click” pyridyl-1,2,3-triazole ligand” Inorg. Chim. Acta. 2015, 425, 1 – 6; DOI: 10.1016/j.ica.2014.10.011 (On the Inorg. Chim. Acta. most downloaded list, January, February, March and April 2015)
  52. A. Noor, G. S. Huff, S. V. Kumar, J. E. M. Lewis, B. M. Paterson, C. Schieber, P. S. Donnelly, H. J. L. Brooks, K. C. Gordon, S. C. Moratti, J. D. Crowley “[Re(CO)3]+ complexes of exo-functionalized tridentate “click” macrocycles: Synthesis, stability, photophysical properties, bio-conjugation and antibacterial activity” Organometallics 2014, 33, 7031 – 7043; DOI: 10.1021/om500664v
  53. S. Ø. Scottwell, K. J. Shaffer, C. J. McAdam, J. D. Crowley “5-Ferrocenyl-2,2ꞌ-bipyridine Ligands: synthesis, palladium(II) and copper(I) complexes, optical and electrochemical properties” RSC Advances 2014, 4, 35726 – 35734; DOI: 10.1039/C4RA05333H
  54. A. Noor, S. C. Moratti, J. D. Crowley “Active-Template Synthesis of “Click” [2]Rotaxane Ligands: Self-Assembly of Mechanically Interlocked Metallo-Supramolecular Dimers, Macrocycles and Oligomers.” Chem. Sci. 2014, 5, 4283 – 4290; DOI: 10.1039/C4SC01438C, (On the Chem. Sci. most downloaded list, August 2014)
  55. A. Noor, W. K. C. Lo, S. C. Moratti, J. D. Crowley “CuAAC “click” Active Template Synthesis of Functionalized [2]Rotaxanes Using Small exo-Substituted Macrocycles: How small is too small?” Chem. Commun. 2014, 50, 7044 – 7047; DOI: 10.1039/C4CC03077J This work was highlighted on the Chem. Commun. blog, http://blogs.rsc.org/cc/2014/06/19/goldilock%E2%80%99s-conundrum/
  56. J. E. M. Lewis, A. B. S. Elliott, C. J. McAdam, K. C. Gordon, J. D. Crowley “‘Click’ to Functionalise: Synthesis, Characterisation and the Enhancement of the Physical Properties of a Series of Exo- and Endo-Functionalised Pd2L4 Nanocages” Chem. Sci. 2014, 5, 1833 – 1843; DOI: 10.1039/C4SC00434E (On the Chem. Sci. most downloaded list, March 2014, one of the top 25 most downloaded articles in Chem. Sci. for the period Jan-March 2014)
  57. W. K. C. Lo, G. Cavigliasso, R. Stranger, J. D. Crowley, A. G. Blackman “Five-coordinate [PtII(bipyridine)2(phosphine)]n+ complexes: long-lived intermediates in ligand substitution reactions of [Pt(bipyridine)2]2+ with phosphine ligands” Inorg. Chem. 2014, 53, 3595 – 3605; DOI: 10.1021/ic403089j
  58. J. E. M. Lewis, J. D. Crowley “Exo- and Endo-hedral Interactions of Counter-anions with Tetracationic Pd2L4 Metallosupramolecular Architectures” Supramol. Chem. 2014, 26, 173 – 181; DOI:10.1080/10610278.2013.842644 (Invited article, ISMSC-8 theme issue.)
  59. J. R. Wright, P. C. Young, N. T. Lucas, A-L. Lee, J. D. Crowley “Gold(I) and Palladium(II) complexes of 1,3,4-Trisubstituted-1,2,3-triazol-5-ylidene “Click” Carbenes: A Systematic Study of the Electronic and Steric Influence on Catalytic Activity” Organometallics 2013, 32, 7065 – 7076; DOI: 10.1021/om400773n
  60. J. E. M. Lewis, J. D. Crowley “Copper(II) Complexes of a Tripyridyl Ligand: Anion Dependent Metallosupramolecular Structures” Aust. J. Chem. 2013, 66, 1447 – 1454; DOI: 10.1071/CH13379
  61. G. Cavigliasso, R. Stranger, W. K. C. Lo, J. D. Crowley, A. G. Blackman “The nature of species derived from [Pt(bipy)2]2+ in aqueous solution: X-ray structural, mass spectral, NMR, and computational studies” Polyhedron 2013, 64, 238 – 246; DOI:10.1016/j.poly.2013.05.004. (Invited article, special issue)
  62. S. K. Vellas, J. E. M. Lewis, M. Shankar, A. Sagatova, J. D. A. Tyndall, B. C. Monk, C. M. Fitchett, L. R. Hanton, J. D. Crowley “Fe2L3 Cylinders Derived from Bis(bidentate) 2-Pyridyl-1,2,3-triazole “Click” Ligands: Synthesis, Structures and Exploration of Biological Activity” Molecules 2013, 18, 6383 – 6407; DOI: 10.3390/molecules18066383; (Invited article, Special Issue “Advances in Click Chemistry”)
  63. J. E. M. Lewis, C. J. McAdam, M. G. Gardiner, J. D. Crowley “A Facile ‘Click’ Approach to Functionalised Metallosupramolecular Architectures” Chem. Commun. 2013, 49, 3398 – 3400; DOI:10.1039/C3CC41209A, (On the Chem. Commun. most downloaded list, March 2013.)
  64. J. R. Cubanski, S. A. Cameron, J. D. Crowley A. G. Blackman “Low Symmetry Pyrazole-Based Tripodal Tetraamine Ligands: Metal Complexes and Ligand Decomposition Reactions” Dalton Trans. 2013, 42, 2174 – 2185; DOI: 10.1039/C2DT32200E
  65. C. B. Anderson, A. B. S. Elliott, C. J. McAdam, K. C. Gordon, J. D. Crowley “fac-Re(CO)3Cl complexes of [2-(4-R-1H-1,2,3-triazol-1-yl)methyl]pyridine inverse “click” ligands: A systematic synthetic, spectroscopic and computational study” Organometallics 2013, 32, 788 – 797; DOI: 10.1021/om300868k
  66. T. Y. Kim, A. B. S. Elliott, K. J. Shaffer, C. J. McAdam, K. C. Gordon, J. D. Crowley “Rhenium(I) complexes of readily functionalized bidentate pyridyl-1,2,3-triazole “click” ligands: A Systematic Synthetic, Spectroscopic and Computational Study” Polyhedron 2013, 52, 1391 – 1398; DOI:10.1016/j.poly.2012.05.003. (Invited article, “100th Anniversary of the 1913 Nobel Prize in Chemistry to Alfred Werner: A Celebration” special issue, 2nd Most cited Polyhedron article in 2013-2014, http://www.journals.elsevier.com/polyhedron/news/congratulations-to-the-authors-of-our-top-cited-articles-201/, on the Polyhedron most read (downloaded) list from March 2015 to June 2015, one of the most cited Polyhedron articles since 2013, http://www.journals.elsevier.com/polyhedron/most-cited-articles/
  67. C. B. Anderson, A. B. S. Elliott, J. E. M. Lewis, C. J. McAdam, K. C. Gordon, J. D. Crowley “fac-Re(CO)3 complexes of 2,6-bis(4-substituted-1,2,3-triazol-1-ylmethyl)pyridine “click” ligands: synthesis, characterisation and photophysical properties” Dalton Trans. 2012, 41, 14625 – 14632; DOI: 10.1039/c2dt31569f
  68. A. Noor, J. E. M. Lewis, S. A. Cameron, S. C. Moratti, J. D. Crowley “A multicomponent CuAAC “click” approach to an exo functionalised pyridyl-1,2,3-triazole macrocycle: Synthesis, characterisation, Cu(I) and Ag(I) complexes” Supramol. Chem. 2012, 24, 492 – 498; DOI:10.1080/10610278.2012.688126. (Invited article, ISMSC-7 theme issue, on the Supramol. Chem. most read (downloaded) list from May 2012 to present)
  69. J. R. Wright, K. J. Shaffer, C. J. McAdam, J. D. Crowley “3,5-Diferrocenylpyridine: synthesis, characterisation, palladium(II) dichloride complex and electrochemistry” Polyhedron 2012, 36, 73 – 78; DOI:10.1016/j.poly.2012.01.028
  70. J. E. M. Lewis, E. L. Gavey, S. A. Cameron, J. D. Crowley “Stimuli-Responsive Pd2L4 Metallosupramolecular Cages: Towards Targeted Cisplatin Drug Delivery” Chem. Sci. 2012, 3, 778 – 784; DOI: 10.1039/C2SC00899H.  One of the most downloaded articles in Chemical Science for December 2011 and highlighted on the Chemical Science blog, http://blogs.rsc.org/sc/2011/12/21/trapping-cisplatin-in-a-metallocage/ and on the in-pharmatechnologist website, http://www.in-pharmatechnologist.com/Ingredients/Kiwi-scientists-develop-resealable-drug-delivery-cage
  71. J. D. Crowley, A-L. Lee, K. J. Kilpin “1,3,4-Trisubtituted-1,2,3-Triazol-5-ylidene “Click” Carbene Ligands: Synthesis, Catalysis and Self-Assembly” Aust. J. Chem. 2011, 64, 1118 – 1132; DOI: 10.1071/CH11185 (Invited review article, NHC special issue, on the Aust. J. Chem. top 20 most read (downloaded) list from October 2011-April 2014).
  72. K. J. Kilpin, E. L. Gavey, C. John McAdam, C. B. Anderson, S. J. Lind, C. C. Keep, K. C. Gordon, J. D. Crowley “Palladium(II) complexes of readily functionalized bidentate 2-pyridyl-1,2,3-triazole “click” ligands: A Synthetic, Structural, Spectroscopic and Computational Study” Inorg. Chem. 2011, 50, 6334 – 6346; DOI: 10.1021/ic200789b
  73. S. Ø. Scott, E. L. Gavey, S. J. Lind, K. C. Gordon, J. D. Crowley “Self-Assembled Palladium(II) “Click” Cages: Synthesis, Structural Modification and Stability” Dalton Trans. 2011, 40, 12117 – 12124; DOI: 10.1039/C1DT10551E (Invited article, Self Assembly in Inorganic Chemistry theme issue)
  74. K. J. Kilpin, M. L. Gower, S. G. Telfer, G. B. Jameson, J. D. Crowley “Towards the self-assembly of metal-organic nanotubes using metal-metal and π-stacking interactions: Bis(pyridylethynyl) silver(I) metallomacrocycles and coordination polymers” Inorg. Chem. 2011, 50, 1123 – 1134; DOI: 10.1021/ic1020059. (Front Cover Feature)
  75. K. J. Kilpin, U. S. D. Paul, A-L. Lee, J. D. Crowley, “Gold(I) “Click” 1,2,3-Triazolylidenes: Synthesis, Self-Assembly and Catalysis” Chem. Commun. 2011, 47, 328 – 330; DOI: 10.1039/c0cc02185g (Invited article, Emerging Investigators theme issue, selected to be one of 100 free research articles from RSC Journals featured in Gold: Science, Technology and Applications web list http://pubs.rsc.org/en/journals/articlecollectionlanding?sercode=cc&themeid=gold_2011_theme)
  76. K. J. Kilpin, J. D. Crowley “Palladium(II) and platinum(II) complexes of bidentate 2-pyridyl-1,2,3-triazole “click” ligands: Synthesis, properties and X-ray structures” Polyhedron 2010, 29, 3111 – 3117; DOI: 10.1016/j.poly.2010.08.021 (One of the ScienceDirect top 25 hottest articles in Polyhedron for October-December 2010 and January-March 2011, one of the most cited articles in Polyhedron 2010-2015, http://www.journals.elsevier.com/polyhedron/most-cited-articles/)
  77. K. J. Kilpin, R. Horvath, G. B. Jameson, S. G. Telfer, K. C. Gordon, J. D. Crowley “Pyridyl gold(I) alkynyls: A Synthetic, Structural, Spectroscopic and Computational Study” Organometallics 2010, 29, 6186 – 6195; DOI: 10.1021/om1003978
  78. J. D. Crowley, E. L. Gavey “Use of di-1,4-substituted-1,2,3-triazole “click” ligands to self-assemble dipalladium(II) coordinatively saturated, quadruply stranded helicate cages” Dalton Trans. 2010, 39, 4035 – 4037; DOI: 10.1039/c003683h.
  79. M. L. Gower, J. D. Crowley “Self-assembly of silver(I) metallomacrocycles using unsupported 1,4-substituted-1,2,3-triazole “Click” ligands” Dalton Trans. 2010, 39, 2371 – 2378; DOI: 10.1039/b923211g
  80. J. D. Crowley, P. H. Bandeen “A multicomponent CuAAC “click” approach to a library of hybrid polydentate 2-pyridyl-1,2,3-triazole ligands: New building blocks for the generation of metallosupramolecular architectures” Dalton Trans. 2010, 39, 612 – 623; DOI: 10.1039/b911276f (Invited article, New Talent theme issue)
  81. J. D. Crowley, P. H. Bandeen, L. R. Hanton “A one pot multi-component CuAAC “click” approach to bidentate and tridentate pyridyl-1,2,3-triazole ligands: Synthesis, X-ray structures and copper(II) and silver(I) complexes” Polyhedron 2010, 29, 70 – 83; DOI: 10.1016/j.poly.2009.06.010. (Invited article, 2009 Young Investigator Special Issue, one of the ScienceDirect top 25 hottest (downloaded) articles in Polyhedron for January-March, April-June, July-September, October-December 2010, January-March, April-June and July-September, October-December 2011 and January-March 2012. 3rd “hottest” article in Polyhedron for the October 2009-September 2010 Academic Year, 7th “hottest” article in Polyhedron for the January-December 2011 Full Year. Most cited article in Polyhedron for the period 2010-2015, http://www.journals.elsevier.com/polyhedron/most-cited-articles/)
  82. J. D. Crowley, P. H. Bandeen, L. R. Hanton “1-(3-Bromopropyl)-4-(2-pyridyl)-1H-1,2,3-triazole” Acta Cryst. 2009, E65, o999 – o1000; DOI: 10.1107/S1600536809012148

Post-doc papers

  1. J. D. Crowley, S. M. Goldup, N. D. Gowans, D. A. Leigh, V. E. Ronaldson, A. M. Z. Slawin, “An Unusual Nickel-Copper-Mediated Alkyne Homocoupling Reaction for the Active Template Synthesis of [2]Rotaxanes” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2010, 132, 6243 – 6248; DOI: 10.1021/ja101121j
  2. J. D. Crowley, K. D. Hänni, D. A. Leigh, A. M. Z. Slawin, “Diels-Alder Active Template Synthesis of Rotaxanes and Metal-Ion-Switchable Molecular Shuttles” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2010, 132, 5309 – 5314; DOI: 10.1021/ja101029u
  3. J. D. Crowley, S. M. Goldup, A-L. Lee, D. A. Leigh, R. T. McBurney “Active metal template synthesis of rotaxanes, catenanes and molecular shuttles” Chem. Soc. Rev. 2009, 38, 1530 – 1541; DOI: 10.1039/b804243h (Invited review article, Themed issue dedicated to Professor Jean-Pierre Sauvage)
  4. J. D. Crowley, D. A. Leigh, P. J. Lusby, R. T. McBurney, L.-E. Perret-Aebi, C. Petzold, M. D. Symes “A Switchable Palladium-Complexed Molecular Shuttle and its Metastable Positional Isomers” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2007, 129, 15085 – 15090; DOI: 10.1021/ja076570h
  5. J. D. Crowley, K. D. Hänni, A-L. Lee, D. A. Leigh “[2]Rotaxanes through Palladium Active-Template Oxidative Heck Cross-Couplings” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2007, 129, 12092 – 12093; DOI: 10.1021/ja075219t.(For a highlight of this paper see ‘A Self-Threading Needle’ T M Swager and B. VanVeller, Synfacts, 2007, 12, 1257.)
  6. J. Berná, J. D. Crowley, S. M. Goldup, K. D. Hänni, A-L. Lee, D. A. Leigh “A Catalytic Palladium Based Active-Metal Template Pathway to [2]Rotaxanes” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. Engl. 2007, 46, 5709 – 5713; DOI: 10.1002/anie.200701678 (For a highlight of this paper see ‘Palladium-Catalyzed Synthesis of Rotaxanes‘ T M Swager and R M Moslin, Synfacts, 2007, 11, 1158.)
  7. V. Aucagne, J. D. Crowley, S. M. Goldup, K. D. Hänni, D. A. Leigh, P. J. Lusby, V. Rondalson, A. M. Z. Slawin, A. Viterisi, D. B. Walker, “Catalytic ‘Active-Metal’ Template Synthesis of [2]Rotaxanes, [3]Rotaxanes, and Molecular Shuttles and Some Observations on the Mechanism of the Cu(I)-Catalyzed Azide-Alkyne 1,3-Cycloaddition” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2007, 129, 11950 – 11963; DOI: 10.1021/ja073513f.

PhD Work

  1. J.D. Crowley, I. M. Steele, B. Bosnich, “Protonmotive Force: Development of Electrostatic Drivers for Synthetic Molecular Motors” Chem. Eur. J. 2006, 12, 8935 – 8951; DOI: 10.1002/chem.200500519
  2. J. D. Crowley, I. M. Steele, B. Bosnich, “Molecular Recognition. Allosterism Generated by Weak Host-Guest Interactions in Molecular Rectangles” Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2005, 19, 3907 – 3917; DOI: 10.1002/ejic.200500393.
  3. J.D. Crowley, B. Bosnich “Molecular Recognition. Use of Metal-containing Molecular Clefts for Supramolecular Self-assembly and for Host-Guest Formation” Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2005, 11, 2015 – 2025; DOI: 10.1002/ejic.200500091. (Invited microreview article, one of the top ten most accessed articles in the Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. for July 2005)
  4. J. D. Crowley, I. M. Steele, B. Bosnich “Supramolecular Recognition Forces. An Examination of Weak Metal-Metal Interactions in Host-Guest Formation” Inorg. Chem. 2005, 44, 2989 – 2991; DOI: 10.1021/ic0481531. (One of the most accessed articles in Inorg. Chem. for April-June, 2005)
  5. J. D. Crowley, A. J. Goshe, I. M Steele, B. Bosnich “Supramolecular Chemistry. Protonmotive driven molecular motors or switches?” Chem. Eur. J. 2004, 10, 1944 – 1955; DOI: 10.1002/chem.200305620.
  6. J. D. Crowley, A. J. Goshe, B. Bosnich “Molecular Recognition. Self-assembly of molecular trigonal prisms and their host-guest adducts” Chem. Commun. 2003, 2824 – 2825; DOI: 10.1039/B307385H. (One of the top ten most accessed Chem. Comm. articles for November 2003)
  7. J. D. Crowley, A. J. Goshe, B. Bosnich “Molecular Recognition. Electrostatic effects in supramolecular self-assembly” Chem. Commun. 2003, 392 – 393; DOI: 10.1039/B210957C. (One of the top ten most accessed Chem. Comm. articles for February 2003)
  8. A. J. Goshe, J. D. Crowley, B. Bosnich “Supramolecular Recognition: Use of Cofacially Disposed Bis-terpyridyl Square-Planar Complexes in Self-Assembly and Molecular Recognition” Helv. Chim. Acta 2001, 84, 2971 – 2985; DOI: 10.1002/1522-2675(20011017)84:10<2971::AID-HLCA2971>3.0.CO;2-M.