Publications from 2017 - 2020

The development of a Cu(I)/pyrazolylpyridineamine catalyst system for the hydroxylation of aryl halides

Lindie Marais, Hermanus C.M. Vosloo and Andrew J. Swarts

Mol. Catal., 2020, 486, 110839


Palladium (II) complexes chelated by 1‐substituted‐4‐pyridyl‐1H‐1,2,3‐triazole ligands as catalyst precursors for selective ethylene dimerization

M. Cassiem Joseph, Andrew J. Swarts and Selwyn F. Mapolie

Appl. Organomet. Chem., 2020, 34, e5595


Geographical information system software as in-house chemical indexing database for catalyst screening of alkene metathesis catalysts

Jean I. du Toit, Marié du Toit, Cornelia G.C.E. van Sittert and Hermanus C.M. Vosloo

Catal. Today, 2020, 342, 187



α-Pyridinyl Alcohols, α,α’-Pyridine Diols, α-Bipyridinyl Alcohols, and α,α’-Bipyridine Diols as Structure Motifs Towards Important Organic Molecules and Transition Metal Complexes

Tegene T. Tole, Johannes Jordaan and Hermanus Vosloo

Current Org. Synth., 2020, ASAP


Karakterisering van Grubbs-tipe-prekatalisatore met behulp van kernmagnetieseresonansiespektrometrie

Frans Marx, Daniel Otto, Christo de Lange, Johan Jordaan and Hermanus Vosloo

Suid-Afrikaanse Tydskrif vir Natuurwetenskap en Tegnologie, 2019, 38, 1


Functionalising lignin in crude glycerol to prepare polyols and polyurethane

Louis Muller, Sanette Marx, Hermanus Vosloo and Idan Chiyanzu

Polym. Renewable Resour. 2019, 10, 3




Aluminum triflate-cocatalyzed radical copolymerization of styrene and ethyl acrylate

Upenyu Guyo, Daniel P. Otto, Desmond A. Young and Hermanus C.M. Vosloo

Polym. Bull., 2019, 77, 2227



Synthesis and evaluation of chromone derivatives as inhibitors of monoamine oxidase

Annah Mpitimpi, Jacobus Petzer, Anél Petzer, Johannes Jordaan and Anna Lourens

Mol. Diversity, 2019, 23, 897




Catalysis of linear alkene metathesis by Grubbs-type ruthenium alkylidene complexes containing hemilabile α,α-diphenyl-(monosubstituted-pyridin-2-yl)methanolato ligands

Tegene T. Tole, Johan H.L. Jordaan and Hermanus C.M. Vosloo

Beilstein J. Org. Chem., 2019, 15, 194



Kinetic evaluation of the hydroformylation of the post-metathesis product 7-tetradecene using a bulky phosphite-modified rhodium catalyst

Nicholas C.C. Breckwoldt, Neill J. Goosen, Hermanus C.M. Vosloo and Percy van der Gryp

React. Chem. Eng., 2019, 4, 695



Biomimetic Cu/Nitroxyl catalyst systems for selective alcohol oxidation

Lindie Marais and Andrew J. Swarts

Catalysts, 2019, 9, 395



Effect of nanoparticle metal composition: mono- and bimetallic gold/copper dendrimer stabilized nanoparticles as solvent-free styrene oxidation catalysts

Angelique Blanckenberg, Gerbrandt Kotze, Andrew J. Swarts and Rehana Malgas-Enus

J. Nanopart. Res.201820, 44




Synthesis and Application of the Transition Metal Complexes of α-Pyridinyl Alcohols, α-Bipyridinyl Alcohols, α,α’-Pyridinyl Diols and α,α’-Bipyridinyl Diols in Homogeneous Catalysis

Tegene Tole, Johannes Jordaan and Hermanus Vosloo

Molecules, 2018, 23, 896



Analysis of reaction mixtures of perhydro-dibenzyltoluene using two-dimensional gas chromatography and single quadrupole gas chromatography

Phillimon Modisha, Johan Jordaan, Andreas Bosmann, Peter Wasserscheid and Dmitri Bessarabov

Int. J. Hydrogen Energy, 2018, 43, 5620




Oligomerisasie van langerketting 1-alkene in die teenwoordigheid van Cp2MCl2-metalloseen-, meer komplekse Zr-metalloseen- en tridentaat bis(imino)piridienyster(II)-katalisatorsisteme

Frans Marx, Esna Pieters and Hermanus Vosloo

LitNet Akademies, 2018, 15, 1



Rigid polyurethane foams from unrefined crude glycerol and technical lignins

Louis Muller, Sanette Marx, Hermanus Vosloo, Elvis Fosso-Kankeu and Idan Chiyanzu

Polym. Renewable Resour. 2018, 9, 111




Dissipative Particle Dynamics Investigation of the Transport of Salicylic Acid through a Simulated In Vitro Skin Permeation Model

Daniel Otto, Johann Combrinck, Anja Otto, Louwrens Tiedt and Malgardt de Villiers

Pharmaceuticals, 2018, 11, 134



All-atomistic molecular dynamics (AA-MD) studies and pharmacokinetic performance of PAMAM-dendrimer-furosemide delivery systems

Daniel Otto and Melgardt de Villiers

Int. J. Pharm., 2018, 547, 545



Poly(amidoamine) Dendrimers as a Pharmaceutical Excipient. Are We There yet?

Daniel Otto and Melgardt de Villiers

J. Pharm. Sci., 2018, 107, 75



Catalytic oxidation of alcohols with novel non-heme N 4-tetradentate manganese(II) complexes

Vincent Vermaak, Desmond A. Young and Andrew J. Swarts

Dalton Trans., 2018, 47, 16534




Phenylacetylene polymerisation mediated by cationic cyclometallated palladium(II) complexes bearing benzylidene 2, 6-diisopropylphenylamine and its derivatives as ligands

M. Cassiem Joseph, Andrew J. Swarts and Selwyn F. Mapolie

Dalton Trans., 47, 12209




A bis (pyridyl)-N-alkylamine/Cu(I) catalyst system for aerobic alcohol oxidation

Lindie Marais, Jordi Burés, Johan Jordaan, Selwyn Mapolie and Andrew J. Swarts

Org. Biomol. Chem., 2017, 15, 6926




Application of Halloysite Clay Nanotubes as a Pharmaceutical Excipient

Raghuvara Yendluri, Daniel Otto, Melgardt de Villiers, Vladimir Vinokurov and Yuri Lvov

Int. J. Pharm., 2017, 521, 267



Solid State Concerns during Drug Discovery and Development: Thermodynamic and Kinetic Aspects of Crystal Polymorphism and the Special Cases of Concomitant Polymorphs, Co-Crystals and Glasses

Daniel Otto and Melgardt de Villiers

Current Drug Discovery Technologies, 2017, 14, 72



Technological evaluation of organic solvent nanofiltration for the recovery of homogeneous hydroformylation catalysts

Waylin Peddie, Jacobus van Rensburg, Hermanus Vosloo and Percy van der Gryp

Chem. Eng. Res. Des., 2017, 121, 219



Synthesis of high-performance superabsorbent glycerol acrylate-cross-linked poly (acrylic acid)

Aliyu Mohammed, Desmond Young and Hermanus Vosloo

Res. Chem. Intermed., 2017, 43, 2187



Polyol preparation by liquefaction of technical lignins in crude glycerol

Louis Muller, Sanete Marx and Hermanus Vosloo

J. Renewable Mater., 2017, 5, 67



Synthesis and Application of Novel Ruthenium Catalysts for High Temperature Alkene Metathesis

Tegene Tole,Jean du Toit, Cornelia van Sittert, Johan Jordaan and Hermanus Vosloo

Catalysts, 2017, 7, 22



Synthesis Characterization and Biological Activities of Coordination Compounds of 4-Hydroxy-3-nitro-2H-chromen-2-one and Its Aminoethanoic Acid and Pyrrolidine-2-carboxylic Acid Mixed Ligand Complexes

Temitayo Aiyelabola, Ezekiel Akinkunmi, Efere Obuotor, Idowu Olawuni, David Isabirye and Johan Jordaan

Bioinorg. Chem. Appl., 2017, 9


Structural Assignment of Commercial Polyisobutylene Succinic Anhydride-based Surfactants

Marina van der Merwe, Marilé Landman, Petrus van Rooyen, Johannes Jordaan and Daniel Otto

J. Surfactants Deterg., 2017, 20, 193