Publications

1. Meeting metal limits in Pharmaceutical processes.
Forfar, Laura C, Murray, Paul M..
In: Colacot T., Sivakumar V. (eds) Organometallics in Process Chemistry. Topics in Organometallic Chemistry, vol 65. Springer, Cham. 2019, pp 217-252.

2. Alkyl Thiourea Functionalised Silica for the Effective Removal of Heavy Metals from Acanthopanax senticosus Extract
Guo Hong-Li; Zhang Min; Meng Xiao-Xia; Gao Xiu-Li; Guo Hong-Li; Zhang Shuo; North Christopher; Zhang Min; Meng Xiao-Xia; Gao Xiu-Li
BioMed research international (2020), 2020, 9860425

3. Functionalised polysaccharide compounds
Taylor, Nicholas P.; Forfar, Laura C.; Murray, Paul M.; North, Christopher; Watson, Alexander
PCT Int. Appl. (2019), WO 2019101883 A1 20190531

4. Functionalised materials, process for the production and uses thereof
Wilson, John Robert Howe
U.S. (2016), US 9290522 B2 20160322.

5. Metal removal from discovery to commercialisation-scaling up your scavenger
Purser, Sophie; Blanco, Ana; Murray, Paul
Abstracts of Papers, 251st ACS National Meeting & Exposition, San Diego, CA, United States, March 13-17, 2016 (2016), CATL-295.

6. Smartest silica technology: Getting the most from your Pd-catalysed process
Purser, Sophie; North, Christopher; Murray, Paul
Abstracts of Papers, 251st ACS National Meeting & Exposition, San Diego, CA, United States, March 13-17, 2016 (2016), CATL-453

7. Process for the removal and return of a catalyst to a liquid phase medium
Murray, Paul; Wilkes, Robin; North, Christopher
U.S. Pat. Appl. Publ. (2015), US 20150299229 A1 20151022.

8. Statistical DoE Approach to the Removal of Palladium from Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (APIs) by Functionalized Silica Adsorbents
Recho, Jan; Black, Richard J. G.; North, Christopher; Ward, James E.; Wilkes, Robin D.
Organic Process Research & Development (2014), 18(5), 626-635.

9. Functionalized silane-based materials and their use as catalysts
Wilson, John Robert Howe
PCT Int. Appl. (2012), WO 2012095307 A1 20120719.

10. Substituted organopolysiloxanes and use thereof
Wilson, John Robert Howe; Sullivan, Alice Caroline; Man, Siud Pui
U.S. (2012), US 8148562 B2 20120403.

11. Functionalized materials especially metal scavengers to extract platinum, rhodium, palladium, ruthenium, iridium, and gold
Wilson, John Robert Howe; Man, Siud Pui
PCT Int. Appl. (2011), WO 2011128061 A1 20111020

12. Too precious to waste
Astles, David
Hydrocarbon Engineering (2011), 16(12), 27-28, 30-31.

13. Scaling up Metal Scavenging Operations for Pharmaceutical Pilot Plant Manufactures.
Reginato, Gloriana; Sadler, Paul; Wilkes, Robin D.
Org. Process Res. Dev., 2011, 15(6), 1396-1405

14. Functionalized organosiloxane-type materials and uses thereof
Wilson, John Robert Howe; Galaffu, Nico; Man, Siud Pui; Wilkes, Robin
PCT Int. Appl. (2009), WO 2009049911 A1 20090423.

15. New functionalized silicas for highly selective cation exchange SPE purification in medicinal chemistry
Brown, Jane; Chighine, Alessandra; Colucci, Marie A.; Galaffu, Nicola; Hirst, Simon C.; Seymour, Helen M.; Shiers, Jason J.; Wilkes, Robin D.; Williams, Jonathan G.; Wilson, John R. H.
Tetrahedron Letters (2008), 49(33), 4968-4971.

16. Silicaethylphosphatrioxaadamantane – A new support for palladium catalysts and evaluation in Suzuki coupling reactions
Guino, Meritxell; Sullivan, Alice C.; Wilson, John R. H.
Journal of Molecular Catalysis A: Chemical (2008), 293(1-2), 25-30

17. Covalently linked ethylmercaptophenyl sulfonic acid and ethylmercaptobenzyl sulfonic acid silica materials – Synthesis and catalytic activity
Bugrayev, A.; Al-Haq, N.; Okopie, R. A.; Qazi, A.; Suggate, M.; Sullivan, A. C.; Wilson, J. R. H.
J. Mol. Catal. A: Chem., 2008, 280, 96-101.

18. Dithio palladium modified silicas – New heterogeneous catalysts for Suzuki cross-coupling reactions’
Al-Hashimi, M.; Qazi, A.; Sullivan, A. C. Wilson, J. R. H.
J. Mol. Catal. A: Chem., 2007, 278, 160-164

19. Palladium ethylthioglycolate modified silica – a new heterogeneous catalyst for Suzuki and Heck cross-coupling reactions’
Al-Hashimi, M.; Sullivan, A. C.; Wilson, J. R. H.
J. Mol. Catal. A: Chem., 2007, 273, 298-302.

20. Functionalised silicas: addressing the industrial and environmental challenges of API synthesis
Wilson, John; Wilkes, Robin
Innovations in Pharmaceutical Technology (2007), (22), 86-89.

21. Highly Functionalized Sulfur-Based Silica Scavengers for the Efficient Removal of Palladium Species from Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients
Galaffu, Nicola; Man, Siud Pui; Wilkes, Robin D.; Wilson, John R. H.
Organic Process Research & Development (2007), 11(3), 406-413.

22. Immobilisation technology for green chemistry applications
Colman, Robert
Speciality Chemicals Magazine (2007), 27(6), 38-39, 41.

23. Metal scavengers
Astles, David M.; Beirne, Kevin M.
Hydrocarbon Engineering (2007), 12(12), 93-96.

24. Novel heterogeneous metal oxidation catalysts environmentally friendly catalysts for laboratory to process scale applications
Wilkes, Robin D.; Wilson, John R. H.
Chimica Oggi (2007), 25(4), 22-25

25. Substituted organopolysiloxanes and use thereof
Wilson, John Robert Howe; Sullivan, Alice Caroline; Man, Siud Pui
PCT Int. Appl. (2007), WO 2007090676 A1 20070816.

26. Substituted organopolysiloxanes containing phosphonic groups, methods for the production and use thereof
Wilson, John Robert Howe; Sullivan, Alice Caroline; Man, Siud Pui
PCT Int. Appl. (2007), WO 2007006569 A1 20070118

27. Solid phase catalysts: novel functionalized silicas offering new synthetic methods
Wilson, John; Sullivan, Alice
Speciality Chemicals Magazine (2006), 26(5), 28-30

28. Substituted organopolysiloxanes and use thereof
Wilson, John Robert Howe; Sullivan, Alice Caroline; Man, Siud Pui
PCT Int. Appl. (2006), WO 2006013060 A1 20060209.

29. Substituted organopolysiloxanes and use thereof
Wilson, John Robert Howe; Sullivan, Alice Caroline; Man, Siud Pui
PCT Int. Appl. (2006), WO 2006013080 A1 20060209

30. Selective oxidations of sulfides to sulfoxides using a silica immobilised vanadyl alkyl phosphonate catalyst’
Al-Hashimi, M.; Fisset, E.; Sullivan, A. C.; Wilson, J. R. H.
Tetrahedron Lett., 2006, 47, 8017-8019.

31. Selective oxidations of allylic alcohols using vanadyl and cobalt (II) alkyl phosphonate modified silicas’
Jurado-Gonzalez, M.; Sullivan, A. C.; Wilson, J. R. H.
Tetrahedron Lett., 2004, 45, 4465-68.

32. Allylic and benzylic oxidation using cobalt (II) alkyl phosphonate modified silica’
Jurado-Gonzalez, M.; Sullivan, A. C.; Wilson, J. R. H.
Tetrahedron Lett., 2003, 44, 4283-86.

33. Oxidation of alcohols using cerium (IV) alkyl phosphonate modified silica’
Al-Haq, N.; Sullivan, A. C.; Wilson, J. R. H.
Tetrahedron Lett., 2003, 44, 769-77.

34. Synthesis, characterisation and catalytic activity of porous vanadyl phosphonate-modified silicas.
Jurado-Gonzalez, M.; Ou, D. L.; Sullivan, A. C.; Wilson, J. R. H.
Journal of Materials Chemistry (2002), 12(12), 3605-3609

35. A new solid acid catalyst : the first phosphonate and phosphonic acid functionalised microporous polysilsesquioxanes’
Jurado-Gonzalez, M.; Ou, D. L.; Ormsby, B.; Sullivan, A. C.; Wilson, J. R. H.
Chem. Commun., 2001, 67-68.

STA3

Triamine ethyl sulfide amide silica

PEP-13

Aminoalkyl, mercapto alkyl silica

POH1

Ethyl/butyl phosphonic acid silica