Journal articles


Isotopic control over self-assembly in supramolecular gels“, McAulay, K., Wang, H., Fuentes-Caparrós, A. M., Thomson, L., Khunti, N., Cowieson, N., Cui, H., Seddon, A. and Adams, D. J., Langmuir, 2020, 36(29), 8626–8631.

Tuning the antimicrobial activity of low molecular weight hydrogels using dopamine autoxidation“, Cross, E. R., Coulter, S. M., Fuentes-Caparrós, A. M., McAulay, K., Schweins, R., Laverty, G. and Adams, D. J., Chemical Communications, 2020, 56, 8135-8138.

Programming properties of transient hydrogels by an enzymatic reaction“, Panja, S., Bohacova, K., Dietrich, B. and Adams, D. J., Nanoscale, 2020, 12, 12840-12848.

Annealing supramolecular gels by a reaction relay“, Panja, S., Fuentes-Caparrós, A. M., Cross, E. R., Cavalcanti, L. and Adams, D. J., Chemistry of Materials, 2020, 32(12), 5264-5271.

PAINT‐ing fluorenylmethoxycarbonyl (Fmoc)‐diphenylalanine hydrogels“, Fuentes, E., Boháčová, K., Fuentes-Caparrós, A. M., Schweins, R., Draper, E. R., Adams, D. J., Pujals, S. and Albertazzi, L., Chemistry: A European Journal, 202026(44), 9869-9873.

Creating transient gradients in supramolecular hydrogels“, Thomson, L., Schweins, R., Draper, E. R. and Adams, D. J., Macromolecular Rapid Communications, 202040(10), 2000093.

Using small angle scattering and contrast matching to understand molecular packing in low molecular weight gels“, E. R. Draper, B. Dietrich, K. McAulay, C. Brasnett, H. Abdizadeh, I. Patmanidis, S. J. Marrink, H. Su, H. Cui, R. Schweins, A. Seddon, D. J. Adams, Matter20202(3), 764-778.

Pathway dependence in redox driven metal–organic gels“, Panja, S. and Adams, D. J., Chemistry: A European Journal, 202026(28), 6130-6135.

Multifunctional antimicrobial biometallohydrogels based on amino acid coordinated self-assembly“, Song, J., Yuan, C., Jiao, T., Xing, R., Yang, M., Adams, D. J. and Yan, X., Small, 2020, 16(8), 1907309.

Chemically fuelled self-regulating gel-to-gel transition“, Panja, S. , Dietrich, B., Adams, D. J., ChemSystemsChem, 2020, 2(1), e1900038.

Controlling the properties of the micellar and gel phase by varying the counterion in functionalised-dipeptide systems“, K. McAulay, P. Agís Ucha, H. Wang, A. M. Fuentes-Caparrós, L. Thomson, O. Maklad, N. Khunti, N. Cowieson, M. Wallace, H. Cui, R. J. Poole, A. Seddon, D. J. Adams, Chem. Commun., 2020, 56, 4094-4097.

Multimodal imaging techniques show differences in homing capacity between mesenchymal stromal cells and macrophages in mouse renal injury models“, Taylor, A., Sharkey, J., Harwood, R., Scarfe, L., Barrow, M., Rosseinsky, M. J., Adams, D. J. , Wilm, B. and Murray, P., Molecular Imaging and Biology, 2020, 22, 904–913.


Gelation enabled charge separation following visible light excitation using self-assembled perylene bisimides”, C.L. Smith, L.L.E. Mears, B.J. Greeves, E.R. Draper, J. Doutch, D.J. Adams, A.J. Cowan, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2019, 21, 26466-26476.

On the Mechanical Properties of Dipeptide Gels”, A.M. Fuentes-Caparros, K. McAulay, S. Rogers, R. Dalgleish and D.J. Adams, Molecules, 2019, 24, 3855.

Chemically fuelled self-regulating gel-to-gel transition”, S. Panja, B. Dietrich, and D.J. Adams, ChemSystemsChem, 2019, Online

Supramolecular Co-Assembly to Control Structural and Biological Properties of Multicomponent Hydrogels”, B.O. Okesola, Y. Wu, B. Derkus, S. Gani, D. Knani, D.K. Smith, D.J. Adams and A. Mata, Chem. Mater., 2019, 31, 7883−7897.

Insight into the self-assembly of water-soluble perylene bisimide derivatives through a combined computational and experimental approach”, E.R. Draper, L. Wilbraham, D.J. Adams, M. Wallace, R. Schweins, M.A. Zwijnenburg, Nanoscale, 2019, 11, 15917−15928.

Gel to gel transitions by dynamic self-assembly”, S. Panja and D. J. Adams, Chem. Commun., 2019, 2019, 55, 10154−10157.

Using Chirality to Influence Supramolecular Gelation”, K. McAulay, B. Dietrich, H. Su, M.T. Scott, S. Rogers, Y.K. Al-Hilaly, H. Cui, L.C. Serpell, A.M. Seddon, E.R. Draper and D.J. Adams, Chem. Sci., 2019, 10, 7801–7806.

Using Cavitation Rheology to Understand Dipeptide-Based Low Molecular Weight Gels”, A.M. Fuentes-Caparrós, B. Dietrich, L. Thomson, C. Chauveau and D.J. Adams, Soft Matter, 2019, 15, 6340−6347.

Temporally-programmed transient supramolecular gels”, S. Panja, C. Patterson, and D.J. Adams, Macromol. Rapid Commun., 2019, 1900251.

Controlling the assembly and properties of low molecular weight hydrogelators”, E.R. Draper and D.J. Adams, Langmuir, 2019, 35, 6506−6521.

Correction to “Supramolecular Nucleoside-Based Gel: Molecular Dynamics Simulation and Characterization of Its Nanoarchitecture and Self-Assembly Mechanism””, M.G.F. Angelerou, P.W.J.M. Frederix, M. Wallace, B. Yang, A. Rodger, D.J. Adams, M. Marlow and M. Zelzer, Langmuir, 2019, 35, 2885–2885.

Annealing Multicomponent Supramolecular Gels”, A. M. Fuentes-Caparrós, F. de Paula Gómez-Franco, B. Dietrich, C. Wilson, C. Brasnett, A. Seddon and D.J. Adams, Nanoscale, 2019, 11, 3275–3280.

Probing the Self-assembled Structures and pKa of Hydrogels Using Electrochemical Methods”, E.R. Cross and D.J. Adams, Soft Matter, 2019, 15, 1522–1528.

Post-synthetic fluorination of Scholl-coupled microporous polymers for increased CO2 uptake and Selectivity”, A.H. Alahmed, M.E. Briggs, A.I. Cooper and D.J. Adams, J. Mat. Chem. A, 2019, 7, 549–557.

Maintaining homogeneity during a sol-gel transition by an autocatalytic enzyme reaction”, S. Panja and D.J. Adams, Chem. Commun., 201955, 47–50.

In Vivo Fate of Free and Encapsulated Iron Oxide Nanoparticles after Injection of Labelled Stem Cells”. S. Ashraf, A. Taylor, J. Sharkey, M. Barrow, P. Murray, B. Wilm, H. Poptani, M.J. Rosseinsky, D.J. Adams and R. Levy, Nanoscale Adv., 2019, 1, 367–377.

Chemical control of structure and guest uptake by a conformationally mobile porous material”, A.P. Katsoulidis, D. Antypov, G.F.S. Whitehead, D.J. Adams, N.G. Berry, G.R. Darling, M.S. Dyer and M.J. Rosseinsky, Nature, 2019, 565, 213–217.


Investigating the breakdown of the nerve agent simulant methyl paraoxon and chemical warfare agents GB and VX using nitrogen containing bases”, C. Wilson, N.J. Cooper, M.E. Briggs, A.I. Cooper, and D.J. Adams, Org. Biomol. Chem., 201816, 9285–9291.

Non-invasive imaging reveals conditions that impact distribution and persistence of cells after in vivo administration”, L. Scarfe, A. Taylor, J. Sharkey, R. Harwood, M. Barrow, J. Comenge, L. Beeken, C. Astley, I. Santeramo, C. Hutchinson, L. Ressel, J. Smythe, E. Austin, R. Levy, M.J. Rosseinsky, D.J. Adams H. Poptani, B.K. Park, P. Murray and B. Wilm, Stem Cell Research & Therapy, 2018, 9, 332.

Transparent-to-Dark Photo- and Electrochromic Gels”, L. Gonzalez, C. Liu, B. Dietrich, H. Su, H. Cui, D. Honecker, D.J. Adams and E.R. Draper, Communications Chemistry, 2018, 1, 77.

Effect of Electric Field on the Electrical Properties of a Self-Assembled Perylene Bisimide”, R. Saberi Moghaddam, E.R. Draper, C. Wilson, H. Heidari, and D.J. Adams, RSC Adv., 2018, 8, 34121–34125.

Aligning Self-Assembled Perylene Bisimides in a Magnetic Field”, E.R. Draper, M. Wallace, D. Honecker and D.J. Adams, Chem. Commun., 2018, 54, 10977–10980.

Covalent and electrostatic incorporation of amines into hypercrosslinked polymers for increased CO2 selectivity“, A. H. Alahmed, M. Briggs, A. I. Cooper and D. J Adams,  Journal of Polymer Science Part A: Polymer Chemistry, 2018, 56, 2513–2521.

Ultrahigh-permeance PIM-1 based thin film nanocomposite membranes on PAN supports for CO2 separation“, R. S Bhavsar, T Mitra, D. J Adams, A. I Cooper and P. M Budd, Journal of Membrane Science, 2018, 564, 878–886.

Surface-mediated supramolecular self-assembly of protein, peptide and nucleoside derivatives: from surface design to underlying mechanism and tailored functions” B. Yang, D.J. Adams, M.  Marlow and M. Zelzer,  Langmuir, 2018, 34, 15109–15125.

Supramolecular nanostructures“, D. J Adams and S. J. George, ChemNanoMat, 2018, 708–709.

Controlled Tuning of the Properties in Optoelectronic Self-Sorted Gels“, E. R. Cross, S. Sproules, R. Schweins, E. R. Draper and D. J. Adams, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2018, 140, 28, 8667–8670.

Using aggregation-induced emission to understand dipeptide gels”, A.M. Castilla, B. Dietrich and D.J. Adams, Gels, 2018, 4, 17.

Controlling Photoconductivity in PBI Films by Supramolecular Assembly”, E.R. Draper, L.J. Archibald, M.C. Nolan, R. Schweins, M.A. Zwijnenburg, S. Sproules and D.J. Adams, Chem. Eur. J., 2018, 24, 4006-4010.

Enzymatically-stable Oxetane-based Dipeptide Hydrogels”, L. McDougall, E.R. Draper, J.D. Beadle, M. Shipman, P. Raubo, A.G. Jamieson and D.J. Adams, Chem. Commun., 2018, 54, 1793-1796.

How should Multicomponent Supramolecular Gels be Characterised?”, E.R. Draper and D.J. Adams, Chem. Soc. Rev., 2018, 47, 3395-3405.

P-type Low Molecular Weight Hydrogelators”, E.R. Draper, B. Dietrich, C. Brasnett, S. Sproules, T.O. McDonald, A.M. Seddon and D.J. Adams, Macromol. Rapid. Commun., 2018, 1700746.

SPIONs for cell labelling and tracking using MRI: magnetite or maghemite?”, M. Barrow, A. Taylor, A.M. FuentesCaparrós, J. Sharkey, L.M. Daniels, P. Mandal, B.K. Park, P. Murray, M.J. Rosseinsky, D.J. Adams, Biomater. Sci., 2018, 6, 101-106.


“Optimising Low Molecular Weight Hydrogels for Automated 3D Printing”, M. C. Nolan, A.M. FuentesCaparrós, B. Dietrich, M. Barrow, E.R. Cross, M. Bleuel, S.M. King and Dave J. Adams, Soft Matter, 2017, 13, 8426-8432.

“Scrolling for Gels”, D.J. Adams, Chem, 2017, 3, 527–538.

“Low Molecular Weight Gels: The State of the Art”, E.R. Draper and D.J. Adams, Chem, 2017, 3, 390-410.

“Self-sorted Oligophenylvinylene and Perylene Bisimide Hydrogels”, A.M. Castilla, E.R. Draper, M.C. Nolan, C. Brasnett, A. Seddon, L.L.E. Mears, N. Cowieson and D.J. Adams, Scientific Rep., 2017, 7, 8380.

“Stabilizing Bubble and Droplet Interfaces using Dipeptide Hydrogels”, F. Aviño, A.B. Matheson, D.J. Adams, and P.S. Clegg, Org. Biomol. Chem., 2017, 15, 6342-6348.!divAbstract

“Opening a Can of Worm(-like Micelle)s: The Effect of Temperature of Solutions of Functionalised Dipeptides”, E.R. Draper, H. Su, C. Brasnett, R.J. Poole, A. Seddon, H. Cui, and D.J. Adams, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2017, 129, 10603-10606.

“Drying affects the fiber network in low molecular weight hydrogels”, L.L.E. Mears, E.R. Draper, A.M. Castilla, H. Su, Zhuola, B. Dietrich, M.C. Nolan, G.N. Smith, J. Doutch, S. Rogers, R. Akhtar, H. Cui, and D.J. Adams, Biomacromolecules, 2017, 18, 3531-3540.

“Kinetically Controlled Coassembly of Multichromophoric Peptide Hydrogelators and the Impacts on Energy Transport”, H.A.M. Ardoña, E.R. Draper, F. Citossi, M. Wallace, L.C. Serpell, D.J. Adams and J.D. Tovar, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2017, 139, 8685-8692.

“pH-Directed Aggregation to Control Photoconductivity in Self-Assembled Perylene Bisimides”, E.R. Draper, B.J. Greeves, M. Barrow, R. Schweins, M.A. Zwijnenburg and D.J. Adams, Chem, 2017, 2, 716-731.

“pH Dependent Photocatalytic Hydrogen Evolution by Self-Assembled Perylene Bisimides”, M.C. Nolan, J.J. Walsh, L.L.E. Mears, E.R. Draper, M. Wallace, M. Barrow, B. Dietrich, S.M. King, A.J. Cowan and D. J. Adams, J. Mat. Chem. A, 2017, 5, 7555-7563.!divAbstract

“Swellable functional hypercrosslinked polymer networks for the uptake of chemical warfare agents”, C. Wilson, M.J. Main, N.J. Cooper, M.E. Briggs, A.I. Cooper, and Dave J. Adams, Polymer Chem., 2017, 8, 1914-1922.!divAbstract

“Non-Linear Effects in Multicomponent Supramolecular Hydrogels”, E.R. Draper, M. Wallace, R. Schweins, R.J. Poole and D.J. Adams, Langmuir, 2017, 33, 2387-2395.

“Controlling the Network Type in Self-Assembled Dipeptide Hydrogels” C. Colquhoun, E.R. Draper, R. Schweins, M. Marcello, D. Vadukul, L.C. Serpell and D.J. Adams, Soft Matter, 2017, 13, 1914-1919.!divAbstract

“Probing the Surface Chemistry of Self-Assembled Peptide Hydrogels using Solution-State NMR Spectroscopy”, M. Wallace, J.A. Iggo and D.J. Adams, Soft Matter, 201713, 1716-1727.!divAbstract

“Self-assembly, Self-sorting, and Electronic Properties of a Diketopyrrolopyrrole Hydrogelator”, E.R. Draper, B. Dietrich and D.J. Adams, Chem. Commun., 2017, 53, 1864-1867.!divAbstract

“Functionalized superparamagnetic iron oxide nanoparticles provide highly efficient iron-labelling in macrophages for magnetic resonance-based detection in vivo”, J. Sharkey, P.J. Starkey Lewis, M. Barrow, S.M. Alwahsh, J. Noble, E. Livingstone, R.J. Lennen, M. A. Jansen, J.G. Carrion, N. Liptrott, D.J. Adams, A. Chadwick, S.J. Forbes, P. Murray, M.J. Rosseinsky, C.E. Goldring, B.K. Park, Cytotherapy, 2017, 19, 555-569.


“Reversible photoreduction as a new trigger for photoresponsive gels”, E.R. Draper, R. Schweins, R. Akhtar, P. Groves, V. Chechik, M.A. Zwijnenburg, and D.J. Adams, Chem. Mater., 2016, 28, 6336–6341.

“On the Syneresis of an OPV Functionalised Dipeptide Hydrogel”, A.M. Castilla, M. Wallace, L.L.E. Mears, E.R. Draper, J. Doutch, S. Rogers and D.J. Adams, Soft Matter, 2016, 12, 7848-7854.!divAbstract

“Controlling Visible Light-Driven Photoconductivity in Self-Assembled Perylene Bisimide Structures”, J. J. Walsh, J.R. Lee, E.R. Draper, S.M. King, F. Jäckel, M.A. Zwijnenburg, D.J. Adams and A.J. Cowan, J. Phys. Chem. C, 2016, 120, 18479–18486.

“Extended Conjugated Microporous Polymers for Photocatalytic Hydrogen Evolution from Water”, R.S. Sprick, B. Bonillo, M. Sachs, R. Clowes, J.R. Durrant, D.J. Adams, and A.I. Cooper, Chem. Commun., 2016, 52, 10008-10011.!divAbstract

“Self-Sorted Photoconductive Xerogels”, E. R. Draper, J.R. Lee, M. Wallace, F. Jäckel, A.J. Cowan, and Dave J. Adams, Chem. Sci., 2016, 7, 6499-6505.!divAbstract

“Photoresponsive Gelators”, E.R. Draper and D.J. Adams, Chem. Commun., 2016, 52, 8196-8206.!divAbstract

“Co-precipitation of DEAE-dextran coated SPIONs: how synthesis conditions affect particle properties, stem cell labelling and MR contrast”, M. Barrow, A. Taylor, J.G. Carrion, P. Mandal, B.K. Park, H. Poptani, P. Murray, M.J. Rosseinsky and D.J. Adams, Contrast Media and Molecular Imaging, 2016, 11, 362-370.

“Self-sorting shows its true colours”, E.R. Draper and D.J. Adams, Nature Chem., 2016, 8, 737-738.

“Aligning Self-Assembled Gelators by Drying under Shear”, E.R. Draper, O.O. Mykhaylyk and D.J. Adams, Chem. Commun., 2016, 52, 6934-6937.!divAbstract

“Will it Gel? Successful Computational Prediction of Peptide Gelators using Physicochemical Properties and Molecular Fingerprints”, J. Gupta, D.J. Adams and N.G. Berry, Chem. Sci., 2016, 7, 4713-4719.!divAbstract

“PIM-1 Mixed Matrix Membranes for Gas Separations using Cost-Effective Hypercrosslinked Nanoparticle Fillers”, T. Mitra, R.S. Bhavsar, D.J. Adams, P.M. Budd and A.I. Cooper, Chem. Commun., 2016, 52, 5581-5584.!divAbstract

“Linking Micellar Structures to Hydrogelation for Salt-triggered Dipeptide Gelators”, A.Z. Cardoso, L.L.E. Mears, B.N. Cattoz, P.C. Griffiths, R. Schweins and D.J. Adams, Soft Matter, 2016, 12, 3612 – 3621.!divAbstract

“Visible Light-Driven Water Splitting Using Planarized Conjugated Polymer Photocatalysts”, R S. Sprick, B. Bonillo, R. Clowes, P. Guiglion, N.J. Brownbill, B.J. Slater, F. Blanc, M.A. Zwijnenburg, D.J. Adams, and A.I. Cooper, Angew. Int. Ed. Chem., 2016, 55, 1792–1796.

“Long-Lived Foams Stabilized by a Hydrophobic Dipeptide Hydrogel”, T. Li, F. Nudelman, J.W. Tavacoli, H. Vass, D.J. Adams, A. Lips and P.S. Clegg, Adv. Mater. Inter., 2016, 3, 1500601.


“Using the hydrolysis of anhydrides to control gel properties and homogeneity in pH-triggered gelation”, E.R. Draper, L.L.E. Mears, A. Castilla-Mancon, T.O. McDonald, R. Ahktar and D.J. Adams, RSC Adv., 2015, 5, 95369-95378.

“Spatially Resolved Multicomponent Gels”, E.R. Draper, E.G.B. Eden, T.O. McDonald and D.J. Adams, Nature Chem., 2015, 7, 848-852.

“Using Solution State NMR Spectroscopy to Probe NMR Invisible Gelators”. M. Wallace, J.A. Iggo and D.J. Adams, Soft Matter, 2015, 11, 7739-7747.

“Photodimerisation of a Coumarin-Dipeptide Gelator”, E.R. Draper, T.O. McDonald and D.J. Adams, Chem. Comm., 2015, 51, 12827-12830.!divAbstract

“Design considerations for the synthesis of polymer coated iron oxide nanoparticles for stem cell labelling and tracking using MRI”, M. Barrow, A. Taylor, P. Murray, M.J. Rosseinsky and D.J. Adams, Chem. Soc. Rev., 2015, 44, 6733-6748.!divAbstract

“Hydrogels formed from Fmoc Amino Acids”, E.R. Draper, K.L. Morris, M.A. Little, J. Raeburn, C. Colquhoun, E.R. Cross, T.O. McDonald, L.C. Serpell and D.J. Adams, Cryst. Eng. Comm., 2015, 17, 8047-8057.!divAbstract

“The Effect of Molecular Weight on the Porosity of Hypercrosslinked Polystyrene”, T. Ratvijitvech, M. Barrow, A.I. Cooper and D.J. Adams, Polymer Chem., 2015, 6, 7280-7285.!divAbstract

“Polymerization of low molecular weight hydrogelators to form electrochromic polymers”, P.S. Kubiak, S. Awhida, C. Hotchen, W. Deng, B. Alston, T.O. McDonald, D.J. Adams, and Petra J. Cameron, Chem. Commun., 2015, 51, 10427-10430.!divAbstract

“Probing Gelation Ability for a Library of Dipeptide Gelators”, S. Awhida, E.R. Draper, T.O. McDonald and D.J. Adams, J. Coll. Int. Sci., 2015, 455, 24-31.

“Using Molecular Rotors to Probe Gelation”, J. Raeburn, L. Chen, S. Awhida, R. Deller, M. Vatish, M.I. Gibson, and D.J. Adams, Soft Matter, 2015, 11, 3706-3713.

“A Low Molecular Weight Hydrogel with Unusual Gel Aging”, E.R. Draper, T.O. McDonald and D.J. Adams, Chem. Commun., 2015, 51, 6595-6597.!divAbstract

“Using intermolecular interactions to crosslink PIM-1 and modify its gas sorption properties”, T.O. McDonald, R. Akhtar, C. H. Lau, T. Ratvijitvech, G. Cheng, R. Clowes, D.J. Adams, T. Hasell and A.I. Cooper, J. Mater. Chem. A, 2015, 3, 4855-4864.!divAbstract

“Tailoring the surface charge of dextran-based polymer coated SPIONs for modulated stem cell uptake and MRI contrast.”, M. Barrow, A. Taylor, D. J. Nieves, L.K. Bogart, P. Mandal, C.M. Collins, L.R. Moore, J.J. Chalmers, R. Lévy, S.R. Williams, P. Murray, M.J. Rosseinsky and D.J. Adams, Biomaterials Science, 2015, 3, 608-616.

“Tunable Organic Photocatalysts for Visible Light-Driven Hydrogen Evolution”, R.S. Sprick, J.-X. Jiang, B. Bonillo, S. Ren, T. Ratvijitvech, P. Guiglion, M.A. Zwijnenburg, D.J. Adams, and A.I. Cooper, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2015, 137, 3265-3270.

“Structural determinants in a library of low molecular weight gelators”, K.L. Morris, L. Chen, A. Rodger, D.J. Adams and L.C. Serpell, Soft Matter, 2015, 11, 1174-1181.

“The Effect of Solvent Choice on the Gelation and Final Hydrogel Properties of Fmoc-Diphenylalanine”, J. Raeburn, C. Mendoza-Cuenca, B.N, Cattoz, M.A. Little, A.E. Terry, A.Z. Cardoso, P.C. Griffiths and D.J. Adams, Soft Matter, 2015, 11, 927-935.

“Multicomponent Low Molecular Weight Gelators”, J. Raeburn and D.J. Adams, Chem. Commun., 2015, 51, 5170-5180.!divAbstract

“Gels formed from amino-acid derivatives, their novel rheology as probed by bulk and particle tracking rheological methods”, W.J. Frith, A.M. Donald, D.J. Adams and A. Aufderhorst-Roberts, J. Non-Newtonian Fluids, 2015, 222, 104-111.


“Magnetically Aligned Supramolecular Hydrogels”, M. Wallace, A.Z. Cardoso, W.J. Frith, J.A. Iggo and D.J. Adams, Chem. Eur. J., 2014, 20, 16484-16487.

“The Effect of Self-Sorting and Co-Assembly on the Mechanical Properties of Low Molecular Weight Hydrogels”, C. Colquhoun, E.R. Draper, E.G.B. Eden, B.N. Cattoz, K.L. Morris, L. Chen, T.O. McDonald, A.E. Terry, P.C. Griffiths, L.C. Serpell and Dave J. Adams, Nanoscale, 2014, 6, 13719-13725.!divAbstract

“Network Formation Mechanisms in Conjugated Microporous Polymers”, A. Laybourn, R. Dawson, R. Clowes, T. Hasell, A.I. Cooper, Y.Z. Khimyak and D.J. Adams, Polymer Chem., 2014, 5, 6326-6333.!divAbstract

“Swellable, Water- and Acid-Tolerant Polymer Sponges for Chemoselective Carbon Dioxide Capture”, R.T. Woodward, L.A. Stevens, R. Dawson, M. Vijayaraghavan, T. Hasell, I. P. Silverwood, A.V. Ewing, T. Ratvijitvech, J.D. Exley, S.Y. Chong, F. Blanc, D.J. Adams, S.G. Kazarian, C.E. Snape, T.C. Drage, and A.I. Cooper, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2014, 136, 9028-9035.

“Air-stable photoconductive films formed from perylene bisimide gelators”, E.R. Draper, J.J. Walsh, T.O. McDonald, M.A. Zwijnenburg, P. J. Cameron, AJ. Cowan and D.J. Adams, J. Mater. Chem. C, 2014, 2, 5570-5575.!divAbstract

“Drop-casting hydrogels at a liquid interface: the case of hydrophobic dipeptides”, T. Li, M. Kalloudis, A.Z. Cardoso, D.J. Adams, P. Clegg, Langmuir, 2014, 30, 13854-13860.

“Conjugated Polymers of Intrinsic Microporosity (C-PIMs)”, G. Cheng, B. Bonillo, R.S. Sprick, D.J. Adams, T. Hasell and A.I. Cooper, Adv. Funct. Mater., 2014, 24, 5219-5224.

“‘Dry Bases’: Carbon Dioxide Capture using Alkaline Dry Water”, R. Dawson, L.A. Stevens, O.S.A. Williams, W. Wang, B.O. Carter, S. Sutton, T.C. Drage, F. Blanc, D.J. Adams and A.I. Cooper, Energy Environ. Sci., 2014, 7, 1786-1791.!divAbstract

“Shining a Light on S-Triazine Based Polymers”, C. Butchosa, T.O. McDonald, A.I. Cooper, D. J. Adams and M.A. Zwijnenburg, J. Phys. Chem. C, 2014, 118, 4314-4324.

“Electrochemically-triggered Spatially and Temporally Resolved Multi-Component Gels”, J. Raeburn, B. Alston, J. Kroeger, T.O. McDonald, J.R. Howse, P.J. Cameron and D.J. Adams, Materials Horizons, 2014, 1, 241-246.!divAbstract

“Controlling the crystallization of porous organic cages: molecular analogs of isoreticular frameworks using shape-specific directing solvents”, T. Hasell, J.L. Culshaw, S.Y. Chong, M. Schmidtmann, M.A. Little, K.E. Jelfs, E.O. Pyzer-Knapp, H. Shepherd, D.J. Adams, G.M. Day, and A.I. Cooper, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2014, 136, 1438-1448.

“Guest Adaptable and Water Stable Peptide Based Porous Materials by Imidazolate Sidechain Control”, A.P. Katsoulidis, K.S. Park, D. Antypov, C. Marti-Gastaldo, G.P. Miller, J.E. Warren, C.M. Robertson, F. Blanc, G. Darling, N. Berry, J.A. Purton, D.J. Adams and M. J. Rosseinsky, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2014, 53, 193-198.

“Post-Synthetic Modification of Conjugated Microporous Polymers”, T. Ratvijitvech, R. Dawson, A. Laybourn, Y.Z. Khimyak, D.J. Adams and A.I. Cooper, Polymer, 2014, 55, 321-325.


“The Influence of the Kinetics of Self-Assembly on the Properties of Dipeptide Hydrogels”, A.Z. Cardoso, A.E. Alvarez Alvarez, B. Cattoz, P. Griffiths, S.M. King, W. Frith and D. J. Adams, Faraday Discuss., 2013, 166, 101-116.!divAbstract

“Conjugated Microporous Polymers with Rose Bengal Dye for Highly Efficient Heterogeneous Organo-Photocatalysis”, J.-X. Jiang, Y. Li, X. Wu, J. Xiao, D.J. Adams and A.I Cooper, Macromolecules, 2013, 46, 5585-5590.

“Facile Synthesis of Polymer–Peptide Conjugates via Direct Amino Acid Coupling Chemistry”, G.F. Chimonides, A.A. Sohdi, M.R. Khaleghi, C. R. Hurley, D.J. Adams and P.D. Topham, J. Pol. Sci. A Pol. Chem., 2013, 51, 4853-4859.

“Dynamic Nuclear Polarization NMR Spectroscopy Allows High Throughput Characterization of Microporous Organic Polymers”, F. Blanc, S.Y. Chong, T.O. McDonald , D.J. Adams , S. Pawsey , M.A. Caporini  and A.I. Cooper, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2013, 135, 15290-15293.

“Shape Prediction for Supramolecular Organic Nanostructures: [4+4]Macrocyclic Tetrapods”, M.E. Briggs, K.E. Jelfs, S.Y. Chong, C. Lester, M. Schmidtmann, D.J. Adams and A.I. Cooper, Cryst. Growth Des., 2013, 13, 4993-5000.

“Shedding light on structure-property relationships for conjugated microporous polymers: the importance of rings and strain.”, M.A. Zwijnenburg, G. Cheng, T. McDonald, K.E. Jelfs, J.-X. Jiang, S. Ren, T. Hasell, F. Blanc, A.I. Cooper and D.J. Adams, Macromolecules, 2013, 46, 7696-7704.

“Surface Nucleated Growth of Dipeptide Fibres”, E.K. Johnson, L. Chen, P.S. Kubiak, S.F. McDonald, D.J. Adams and P.J. Cameron, Chem. Commun., 2013, 49, 8698-8700.!divAbstract

“Low Band-Gap Benzothiadiazole Conjugated Microporous Polymers”, S. Ren, R. Dawson, D.J. Adams and A.I. Cooper, Polymer Chem., 2013, 4, 5585-5590.!divAbstract

“Dodecaamide Cages: Organic 12-Arm Building Blocks for Supramolecular Chemistry”, J.L. Culshaw, G. Cheng, M. Schmidtmann, T. Hasell, M. Liu, D.J. Adams and A.I. Cooper, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2013, 135, 10007-10010.

“In silico design of supramolecules from their precursors: odd-even effects in cage-forming reactions”, K.E Jelfs, E.G.B. Eden, J.L. Culshaw, S. Shakespeare, E.O. PyzerKnapp, H.P.G. Thompson, J. Bacsa, G.M. Day, D. J. Adams and A. I. Cooper, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2013, 135, 9307-9310.

“Analysis of the Mesh Size in a Supramolecular Hydrogel by PFG-NMR Spectroscopy”, M. Wallace, D.J. Adams and J.A. Iggo, Soft Matter, 2013 9, 5483-5491.!divAbstract

“Salt-induced Hydrogels from Functionalised-Dipeptides”, L. Chen, T.O. McDonald and D.J. Adams, RSC Advances, 2013, 3, 8714-8720.!divAbstract

“The importance of the self-assembly process to control mechanical properties of low molecular weight hydrogels”, J. Raeburn, A.Z. Cardoso and D.J. Adams, Chem. Soc. Rev., 2013, 42, 5143-5156.!divAbstract

“Chemical Functionalization Strategies for Carbon Dioxide Capture in Microporous Organic Polymers”, R. Dawson, A.I. Cooper and D.J. Adams, Polymer International, 2013, 62, 345-352.

“Chemically Programmed Self-Sorting of Gelator Networks”, K.L. Morris, L. Chen, J. Raeburn, O.R. Sellick, P. Cotanda, A. Paul, P.C. Griffiths, S.M. King, R.K. O’Reilly, L.C Serpell and D.J. Adams, Nature Commun., 2013, 4, 1480.

“Molecular Shape Sorting using Molecular Organic Cages”, T. Mitra, K.E. Jelfs, M. Schmidtmann, A. Ahmed, S.Y. Chong, D.J. Adams and A.I. Cooper, Nature Chem., 2013, 5, 276-281.

“Supramolecular hydrogels with Reverse Thermal Gelation Properties from (Oligo)tyrosine Block Copolymers”, J. Huang, C.L. Hastings, G.P. Duffy, H.M. Kelly, J. Raeburn, D.J. Adams and A. Heise, Biomacromolecules, 2013, 14, 200-206.


“Controlling Peptide-based Hydrogelation”, H. Wang, Z. Yang and D.J. Adams, Materials Today, 2012, 15, 500-507.

“Soluble Conjugated Microporous Polymers”, G. Cheng, T. Hasell, A. Trewin, D.J. Adams and A.I. Cooper, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2012, 51, 12727-12731.

“Poly[2-(methacroyloxy)ethylphosphorylcholine]-coated Iron Oxide Nanoparticles: Synthesis, Colloidal Stability and Evaluation for Stem Cell Labelling”, A.K. Peacock, S.I. Cauet, A. Taylor, P. Murray, S.R. Williams, J.V.M. Weaver, D.J. Adams and M.J. Rosseinsky, Chem. Commun., 2012, 48, 9373-9375.!divAbstract

“Dipeptide Hydrogelation Triggered via Ultraviolet Light”, J. Raeburn, T.O. McDonald and Dave J. Adams, Chem. Commun., 2012, 48, 9355-9357.!divAbstract

“Architecture-driven Aqueous Stability of Hydrophobic, Branched Polymer Nanoparticles prepared by Nanoprecipitation”, R.A. Slater, T.O. McDonald, D.J. Adams, E.R. Draper, J.V.M Weaver and S.P. Rannard, Soft Matter, 2012, 8, 9816-9827.!divAbstract

“Effect of Polymer Additives on the Rheological Properties of Dipeptide Hydrogelators”, G. Pont, L. Chen, D. Spiller and D.J. Adams, Soft Matter, 2012, 8, 7797-7802.!divAbstract

“Dipeptide Hydrogel Formation Triggered by Boronic Acid-Sugar Recognition”, S. Grigoriou, E.K. Johnson, L. Chen, D.J. Adams and P.J. Cameron, Soft Matter, 2012, 8, 6788-6791.!divAbstract

“Impact of Water Coadsorption for Carbon Dioxide Capture in Microporous Polymer Sorbents”, R. Dawson, L.A. Stevens, T.C. Drage, C.E. Snape, M.W. Smith, D.J. Adams and A.I. Cooper, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2012, 134, 10741-10744.

“On Crystal versus Fiber Formation in Dipeptide Hydrogelator Systems”, K.A. Houton, K.L. Morris, L. Chen, M. Schmidtmann, J.T.A. Jones, L.C. Serpell, G.O. Lloyd and D.J. Adams, Langmuir, 2012, 28, 9797-9806.

“Porous Organic Alloys”, T. Hasell, S.Y. Chong, M. Schmidtmann, D.J. Adams and A.I. Cooper, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2012, 51, 7154-7157.

“Microporous Copolymers for Increased Gas Selectivity”, R. Dawson, T. Ratvijitvech, M. Corker, A Laybourn, YZ. Khimyak, A.I. Cooper and D.J. Adams, Polymer Chem., 2012, 3, 2034-2038.!divAbstract

“Porous, Fluorescent, Covalent Triazine-Based Frameworks Via Room-Temperature and Microwave-Assisted Synthesis”, S. Ren, M.J. Bojdys, R. Dawson, A. Laybourn, Y.Z. Khimyak, D.J. Adams and A.I. Cooper, Adv. Mater., 2012, 24, 2357-2361.

“Sequence/structure Relationships in Aromatic Dipeptide Hydrogels Formed Under Thermodynamic Control by Enzyme Assisted Self-assembly”, M. Hughes, P.W.J.M. Frederix, J. Raeburn, L.S. Birchall, J. Sadownik, F.C. Coomer, I-H. Lin, E.J. Cussen, N.T. Hunt, T. Tuttle, S.J. Webb, D.J. Adams and R.V. Ulijn, Soft Matter, 2012, 8, 5595-5602.

“Functional Conjugated Microporous Polymers: From 1,3,5-Benzene to 1,3,5-Triazine”, S. Ren, R. Dawson, A. Laybourn, J.-X. Jiang, Y. Khimyak, D.J. Adams and A.I. Cooper, Polymer Chem., 2012, 3, 928-934.!divAbstract

“Porous Organic Cage Nanocrystals by Solution Mixing”, T. Hasell, S.Y. Chong, K.E. Jelfs, D.J. Adams and A.I. Cooper, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2012, 134, 588-598.

“Direct Synthesis and Aqueous Solution Behavior of pH-reponsive Zwitterionic Branched Polymer Nanoparticles”, E. Hasan, S. Furzeland, D. Atkins, D.J. Adams and J.V.M. Weaver, Polymer Chem., 2012, 3, 625-627.!divAbstract

“Branching Out with Aminals: Microporous Organic Polymers from Difunctional Monomers”, A. Laybourn, R. Dawson, R. Clowes, J.A. Iggo, A.I. Cooper, Y.Z. Khimyak and D.J. Adams, Polymer Chem., 2012, 3, 533-537.!divAbstract

“Fmoc-diphenylalanine Hydrogels: Understanding the Variability in Reported Mechanical Properties”, J. Raeburn, G. Pont, L. Chen, Y. Cesbron, R. Lévy and D.J. Adams, Soft Matter, 2012, 8, 1168-1174.

“Nanoporous Organic Polymer Networks”, R. Dawson, A.I. Cooper and D.J. Adams, Progress Pol. Sci., 2012, 37, 530-563.


“Large Self-Assembled Chiral Organic Cages: Synthesis, Structure, and Shape Persistence”, K.E. Jelfs, X. Wu, M. Schmidtmann, J.T.A. Jones, J.E. Warren, D. J. Adams and A.I. Cooper, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2011, 50, 10653-10656.

“Salt-induced hydrogelation of functionalised-dipeptides at high pH”, L. Chen, G. Pont, K. Morris, G. Lotze, A. Squires, L.C. Serpell and D.J. Adams, Chem. Commun., 2011, 47, 12071-12073.!divAbstract

“Supramolecular Engineering of Intrinsic and Extrinsic Porosity in Covalent Organic Cages”, M.J. Bojdys, M.E. Briggs, J.T.A. Jones, D.J. Adams, S.Y.-L. Chong, M. Schmidtmann and A.I. Cooper, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2011, 133, 16566–16571.

“Microporous Organic Polymers for Carbon Dioxide Capture”, R. Dawson, E. Stöckel, J.R. Holst, Dave J. Adams and Andrew I. Cooper, Energy Environ. Sci., 2011, 4, 4239-4245.!divAbstract

“A Soft Porous Cage Crystal with Complex Gas Sorption Behavior”, T. Mitra, X. Wu, R. Clowes, J.T.A. Jones, K.E. Jelfs, D.J. Adams, A. Trewin, J. Bacsa, A. Steiner and A.I. Cooper, Chem. Eur. J., 2011, 17, 10235-10240.

“Band gap engineering in fluorescent conjugated microporous polymers”, J.-X. Jiang, A. Trewin, D.J. Adams and A.I. Cooper, Chem. Sci., 2011, 2, 1777-1781.!divAbstract

“Micro-encapsulation using an oil-in-water-in-air ‘Dry Water Emulsion’”, B.O. Carter, J.V.M. Weaver, W. Wang, D.G. Spiller, D.J. Adams and A.I. Cooper, Chem. Commun., 201147, 8253-8255.!divAbstract

“Selective gas sorption in a [2+3] ‘propeller’ cage crystal”, S. Jiang, J. Bacsa, X. Wu, J.T.A. Jones, R. Dawson, A. Trewin, D.J. Adams and A.I. Cooper, Chem. Commun., 2011, 47, 8919-8921.!divAbstract

“Tuneable mechanical properties in low molecular weight gels”, L. Chen, J. Raeburn, S. Sutton, D.G. Spiller, J. Williams, J.S. Sharp, P.C. Griffiths, R.K. Heenan, S.M. King, A. Paul, S. Furzeland, D. Atkins and D.J. Adams, Soft Matter, 2011, 7, 9721-9727.!divAbstract

“Modular and Predictable Assembly of Porous Organic Molecular Crystals”, J.T. A. Jones, T. Hasell, X.Wu, J. Bacsa, K.E. Jelfs, M. Schmidtmann, S.Y. Chong, D.J. Adams, A.Trewin, F. Schiffman, F. Cora, B. Slater, A. Steiner, G.M. Day and A.I. Cooper, Nature, 2011, 474, 367-371.

“Chemical Tuning of CO2 Sorption in Robust Nanoporous Organic Polymers”, R. Dawson, D.J. Adams and A.I. Cooper, Chemical Science, 2011, 2, 1173-1177.!divAbstract

“Hypercrosslinked Organic Polymer Networks as potential adsorbents for pre-combustion CO2 capture” C. F. Martín, E. Stöckel, R. Clowes, D. J. Adams, A. I. Cooper, J. J. Pis, F. Rubiera, C. Pevida, J. Mater. Chem., 2011, 21, 5475 – 5483.!divAbstract

“Amorphous Porous Organic Molecular Solids by Dynamic Covalent Scrambling”, S. Jiang, J.T.A. Jones, T. Hasell, C.E. Blythe, D.J. Adams, A. Trewin and A.I. Cooper, Nature Communications, 2011, 2, 1207/1-1207/7.

“Poly(N-isopropylacrylamide) Branched Polymer Nanoparticles”, P. Chambon, L. Chen, S. Furzeland, D. Atkins, J.V.M. Weaver and D.J. Adams, Polymer Chem., 2011, 2, 941-949.!divAbstract

“Metal-Organic Conjugated Microporous Polymers”, J.-X. Jiang, C. Wang, A. Laybourn, T. Hasell, R. Clowes, Y.Z. Khimyak, J. Xiao, S.J. Higgins, D.J. Adams and A.I. Cooper, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2011, 50, 1072 –1075.

“Peptide Based Low Molecular Weight Gelators”, E.K. Johnson, D.J. Adams and P.J. Cameron, J. Mater. Chem., 2011, 21, 2024–2027.!divAbstract

“On/Off Porosity Switching in a Molecular Organic Solid”, J.T.A. Jones, T. Mitra, T. Hasell, D.J. Adams, D. Holden, K.E. Jelfs, A. Trewin, D.J. Willock, G. Day, J. Bacsa, A. Steiner and A.I. Cooper, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2011, 50, 749 –753.

“Dipeptide- and Tripeptide-Conjugates – Low Molecular Weight Hydrogelators”, D.J. Adams, Macromol. Bioscience., 2011, 11, 160–173.

“A Scalable Synthesis for Porous Organic Cages”, D.P. Lydon, N.L. Campbell, D.J. Adams and A.I. Cooper, Synth. Commun., 2011, 41, 2146-2151.


“High Surface Area Networks from Tetrahedral Monomers: Metal-Catalyzed Coupling, Thermal Cyclotrimerization and ‘Click’ Chemistry”, J.R. Holst, E. Stoeckel, D.J. Adams and A.I. Cooper, Macromolecules, 2010, 43, 8531-8538.

“High Surface Area Conjugated Microporous Polymers: The Importance of Reaction Solvent Choice”, R. Dawson, A. Laybourn, Y.Z. Khimyak, D.J. Adams and A.I. Cooper, Macromolecules, 2010, 43, 8524-8530.

“A Metal-Organic Framework with a Covalently Prefabricated Porous Organic Linker.”, S.I. Swamy, J. Bacsa, J.T.A. Jones, K.C. Stylianou, A. Steiner, L.K. Ritchie, T. Hasell, J.A. Gould, A. Laybourn, Y.Z. Khimyak, D.J. Adams, M.J. Rosseinsky and A.I. Cooper, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2010, 132, 12773–12775.

“High Surface Area Contorted Conjugated Microporous Polymers Based on Spiro-Bipropylenedioxythiophene”, J.-X. Jiang, A. Laybourn, R. Clowes, Y.Z. Khimyak, D.J. Adams and A.I. Cooper, Macromolecules, 2010, 43, 7577–7582.

“Low Molecular Weight Gelator – Dextran Composites”, L. Chen, S. Revel, K. Morris, D.G. Spiller, L.C. Serpell and D.J. Adams, Chem. Commun., 2010, 46, 6738–6740.!divAbstract

“Effect of Molecular Structure on the Properties of Naphthalene-Dipeptide Hydrogelators”, L. Chen, S. Revel, K. Morris, L.C. Serpell and D.J. Adams, Langmuir, 2010, 26, 13466-13471.

“The delicate balance between gelation and crystallisation: structural and computational investigations”, D.J. Adams, K. Morris, L. Chen, L. Serpell, J. Bacsa and G. Day, Soft Matter, 2010, 6, 4144-4156.!divAbstract

“Triply Interlocked Covalent Organic Cages”, T. Hasell, X. Wu, J.T.A. Jones, J. Bacsa, A. Steiner, T. Mitra, A. Trewin, D.J. Adams and A.I. Cooper, Nature Chem., 2010, 2, 750-755.

“Energy Transfer in Self-Assembled Dipeptide Hydrogels”, L. Chen, S. Revel, K. Morris and D.J. Adams, Chem. Commun., 2010, 46, 4267-4269.

“Fabrication of Large Volume, Macroscopically Defined and Responsive Engineered Emulsions using a Homogeneous pH-Trigger”, R.T. Woodward, L. Chen, D.J. Adams and J.V.M. Weaver, J. Mater. Chem., 2010, 20, 5228-5234.!divAbstract

“Peptide Conjugate Hydrogelators”, D.J. Adams and P.D. Topham, Soft Matter, 2010, 6, 3707–3721.!divAbstract

“Directed Self-assembly of Dipeptides to Form Ultra Thin Hydrogel Membranes”, E. Johnson, D.J. Adams and P. Cameron, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2010, 132, 5130–5136.

“Relationship between molecular structure, gelation behaviour and gel properties of Fmoc-dipeptides”, D.J. Adams, L.M. Mullen, M. Berta L. Chen and W.J. Frith, Soft Matter, 2010, 6, 1971-1980.

“Synthesis and application of pH-Responsive branched copolymer nanoparticles (PRBNs): A comparison with pH-responsive shell cross-linked micelles”, D.J. Adams and J.V.M. Weaver, Soft Matter, 2010, 6, 2575-2582.

“Pausing a stir: heterogeneous catalysis in “dry water””, B.O. Carter, D.J. Adams and A.I. Cooper, Green Chemistry, 2010, 12, 783-785.!divAbstract

“Palladium nanoparticle incorporation in conjugated microporous polymers by supercritical fluid processing”, T. Hasell, C.D. Wood, R. Clowes, J.T.A. Jones, Y.Z. Khimyak, D.J. Adams, and A.I. Cooper, Chem. Mater., 2010, 22, 557-564.

“Gas Storage in “Dry Water” and “Dry Gel” Clathrates”, B.O. Carter, W. Wang, D.J. Adams and A.I. Cooper, Langmuir, 2010, 26, 3186-3193.

“Self-Assembly Mechanism for a Naphthalene-Dipeptide Leading to Hydrogelation”, L. Chen, K. Morris, A. Laybourn, D. Elias, M.R. Hicks, A. Rodger, L. Serpell and D.J. Adams, Langmuir, 2010, 26, 5232-5242.


“Porous Organic Cages”, T. Tozawa, J.T.A. Jones, S.I. Swamy, S. Jiang, D.J. Adams, S. Shakespeare, R. Clowes, D. Bradshaw, T. Hasell, S.Y. Chong, C. Tang, S. Thompson, J. Parker, A. Trewin, J. Bacsa, A.M.Z. Slawin, A. Steiner and A.I. Cooper, Nature Mater., 2009, 8, 973-978.

“Functionalized Conjugated Porous Polymers”, R. Dawson, R. Clowes, A. Laybourn, Y.Z. Khimyak, D.J. Adams and A.I. Cooper, Macromolecules, 2009, 42, 8809-8816.

“The Effect of PEO Length on the Self-Assembly of Poly(ethylene oxide)-Tetrapeptide Conjugates Prepared by ‘Click’ Chemistry”, N. Tzokova, C.M. Fernyhough, M.F. Butler, S.P. Armes, A.J. Ryan, P.D. Topham and D.J. Adams, Langmuir, 2009, 25, 11082-11089.

“Reversible Methane Storage in a Polymer-Supported Semi-Clathrate Hydrate at Ambient Temperature and Pressure”, W. Wang, B.O. Carter, C.L. Bray, A. Steiner, J. Bacsa, J.T.A. Jones, C. Cropper, Y.Z. Khimyak, D.J. Adams and A.I. Cooper, Chem. Mater., 2009, 21, 3810-3815.

“The efficiency of encapsulation within surface rehydrated polymersomes”, A.J. Parnell, N. Tzokova, P.D. Topham, D.J. Adams, S. Adams, C.M. Fernyhough, A.J. Ryan and R.A.L. Jones, Faraday Discussions, 2009, 143, 29-46.

“Controlled release from modified amino acid hydrogels governed by molecular size or network dynamics”, S. Sutton, N.L. Campbell, A.I. Cooper, M. Kirkland, W.J. Frith and D. J. Adams, Langmuir, 2009, 25, 10285-10291.

“On the Mechanism of Formation of Vesicles from Poly(Ethylene Oxide)-block-Poly(Caprolactone) Copolymers”, D.J. Adams, C. Kitchen, S. Adams, S. Furzeland, D. Atkins, C.M. Fernyhough, N. Tzokova, A.J. Ryan, and M.F. Butler, Soft Matter, 2009, 5, 3086-3096.

“Rational design of responsive α-helical peptide hydrogels”, E.F. Banwell, E.S. Abelardo, D.J. Adams, M.A. Birchall, A. Corrigan, A.M. Donald, M. Kirkland, L.C. Serpell, M.F. Butler, and D.N. Woolfson, Nature Mater., 2009, 8, 596-600.

“Synthesis and Characterisation of Polyamide Dendrimers with Systematically Varying Surface Functionality”, H. Willcock, A.I. Cooper, D.J. Adams and S.P. Rannard, Chem. Commun., 2009, 3095-3097.!divAbstract

“A new method for maintaining homogeneity during liquid–hydrogel transitions using low molecular weight hydrogelators”, D.J. Adams, W.F. Frith, M. Kirkland, L. Mullen and P. Sanderson, Soft Matter, 2009, 5, 1856-1862.!divAbstract

“Soft Hydrogels from Nanotubes of Poly(ethylene oxide)-Tetraphenylalanine Conjugates Prepared by ‘Click’ Chemistry”, N. Tzokova, C.M. Fernyhough, P.D. Topham, N. Sandon, D.J. Adams, M.F. Butler, S.P. Armes and A.J. Ryan, Langmuir, 2009, 25, 2479-2485.

“Polymer Nanoparticles: Shape-Directed Monomer to Particle Synthesis”, T. He, D.J. Adams, A.I. Cooper and S.P. Rannard, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2009, 131, 1495-1501.

“High Surface Area Amorphous Microporous Poly(aryleneethynylene) Networks using Tetrahedral Carbon- and Silicon-Centred Monomers”, E. Stöckel, X. Wu, A. Trewin, C.D. Wood, R. Clowes, N.L. Campbell, J.T.A. Jones, Y.Z. Khimyak, D.J. Adams and A.I. Cooper, Chem. Commun., 2009, 212-214.!divAbstract


“Vesicles from Peptidic Side-Chain Polymers Synthesized by Atom-Transfer Radical Polymerization”, D. J. Adams, D. Atkins, A.I. Cooper, S. Furzeland A. Trewin and I. Young, Biomacromolecules, 2008, 9, 2997-3003.

“Methane Storage in Dry Water Gas Hydrates”, W. Wang, C.L. Bray, D.J. Adams and A.I. Cooper, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2008, 130, 11608-11609.

“Oligopeptide-Based Amide Functional Initiators for ATRP”, D.J. Adams and I. Young, J. Pol. Sci. A Pol. Chem., 2008, 42, 6082-6090.

“Impact of Mechanism of Formation on Encapsulation in Block Copolymer Vesicles”, D.J. Adams, S. Adams, D. Atkins, M.F. Butler and S. Furzeland, J. Controlled Release, 2008, 128, 165-170.

“The Effect of PEO Block Lengths on the Size and Stability of Complex Coacervate Core Micelles”, D.J. Adams, S. Rogers and P. Schuetz, J. Colloid Interface Science, 2008, 322, 448-456.

“Influence of Particle Surface Roughness of the Behaviour of Janus Particles at Interfaces”, D.J. Adams, S. Adams, J. Melrose and A.C. Weaver, Colloids & Surfaces A, 2008, 317, 360-365.


“Self-Assembly of ‘Surfactant-like’ Peptides”, D.J. Adams, K. Holtzmann, C. Schneider and M.F. Butler, Langmuir, 2007, 23, 12729-12736.

“Direct Single Phase Synthesis of Anisotropic Polymer Nanoparticles”, T. He, D.J. Adams, M.F. Butler, C.T. Yeoh, A.I. Cooper and S.P. Rannard, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. Engl., 2007, 46, 9243.

“Direct Synthesis of Controlled-Structure Primary Amine-based Methacrylic Polymers by Living Radical Polymerization”, L. He, E.S. Read, S.P. Armes and D.J. Adams, Macromolecules, 2007, 4, 4429.

“Synthesis and characterisation of trisarylphosphine selenides: Further insight into the effect of fluoroalkylation on the electronic properties of trisarylphosphines”, D.J. Adams, J.A. Bennett, D. Duncan, E.G. Hope, J. Hopewell, A.M. Stuart, A.J. West, Polyhedron, 2007, 26, 1505.


“Janus Particles at Liquid-Liquid Interfaces”, N. Glaser, D.J. Adams, A. Boeker and G. Krausch, Langmuir, 2006, 22, 5227.

“Effect of Block Length, Polydispersity and Salt Concentration on PEO-PDEAMA Block Copolymer Structures in Dilute Solution”, D.J. Adams, M.F. Butler and A.C. Weaver, Langmuir, 2006, 22, 4534.


“Rhodium Catalysed Hydroformylation of Alkenes using Highly Fluorophilic Phosphines”,  D.J. Adams, J.A. Bennett, D.J. Cole-Hamilton, J. Fawcett, E.G. Hope, J. Hopewell, J. Kight, P. Pogorzelec and A.M. Stuart, J. Chem. Soc. Dalton Trans., 2005, 24, 3862.

“4,5-Bis[bis(diethylamino)phosphino]-9,9-dimethylxanthene”, D.J. Adams, J. Fawcett, E.G. Hope and A.M. Stuart, Acta Cryst. E, 2005, E61, 2831.


“A continuous process concept for homogeneous catalysis in fluorous biphasic systems”, E. Perperi, Y. Huang, P. Angeli, G. Manos, C.R. Mathison, D.J. Cole-Hamilton, D.J. Adams and E.G. Hope, Chem. Eng. Sci., 2004, 59, 4983.

“Towards the synthesis of perfluoroalkylated derivatives of Xantphos”, D.J. Adams, D.J. Cole-Hamilton, D.A. J. Harding, E.G. Hope, P. Pogorzelec and A.M. Stuart, Tetrahedron, 2004, 60, 4079.

“Hydroformylation in fluorous solvents “, D.J. Adams, D.J. Cole-Hamilton, E.G. Hope, P.J. Pogorzelec and A.M. Stuart, J. Organometallic Chem., 2004, 689, 1413.!divAbstract

“The design of a continuous reactor for fluorous biphasic reactions under pressure and its use in alkene hydroformylation “, E. Perperi, Y. Huang, P. Angeli, G. Manos, C.R. Mathison, D.J. Cole- Hamilton, D.J. Adams and E.G. Hope, J. Chem. Soc. Dalton Trans., 2004, 2062.!divAbstract

“Manipulation of the stereochemical outcome and product distribution in the Henry reaction using CO2 pressure”, A.J. Parratt, D.J. Adams, A.A. Clifford and C.M. Rayner, Chem. Commun., 2004, 2720.!divAbstract


“Phosphorus(III) compounds incorporating perfluoroalkyl-derivatised biphenolic units”, D.J. Adams, D. Gudmunsen, E.G. Hope, A.M. Stuart and A. West, J. Fluorine Chem., 2003, 121, 213.

“Asymmetric Hydrogenation with Perfluoroalkylated Monodentate Phosphorous(III) Ligands in Supercritical CO2 and CH2Cl2”, D.J. Adams, E.G. Hope, S. Lange, A.M. Stuart, A. West and J. Xiao, Green Chemistry, 2003, 5, 118.!divAbstract


“Synthesis and Coordination Chemistry of Perfluoroalkyl-Derivatised Triarylphosphites”, D.J. Adams, D. Gudmunsen, J. Fawcett, E.G. Hope and A.M. Stuart, Tetrahedron, 2002, 58, 3827.

“Hydroformylation in Perfluorinated Solvents; Improved Selectivity, Catalyst Retention and Product Separation”, D.F. Foster, D. Gudmunsen, D.J. Adams, A.M. Stuart, E.G. Hope, D.J. Cole-Hamilton, G.P. Schwarz and P. Pogorzelec, Tetrahedron, 2002, 58, 3901.

“Hydroformylation in Fluorous Solvents”, D.F. Foster, D.J. Adams, D. Gudmunsen, A.M. Stuart, E.G. Hope and D.J. Cole-Hamilton, Chem. Comm., 2002, 7, 722.


“Trifluoromethyldediazonation: A Simple, Efficient Route to Trifluoromethyl Aryl Sulfides”, D.J. Adams, J.H. Clark, A. Goddard and D.J. Macquarrie, Chem.Comm., 2000, 987.!divAbstract

“Comparative Study of Phenol Alkylation Mechanisms using Homogeneous and Silica-Supported Boron Trifluoride Catalysts”, D.J. Adams, J.H. Clark, G. Rothenberg and K. Wilson, J. Mol. Cat. A, 2000, 159, 309.

“Preparation of Trifluoromethyl Aryl Sulfides using Silver(I) Trifluoromethanethiolate and an Inorganic Iodide”, D.J. Adams and J.H. Clark, J. Org. Chem., 2000, 65, 1456.

N-(4-cyano-2-nitrophenyl)-4-chloro-3-nitrobenzamide”, D.J. Adams, L. Cronin, D.J. Nightingale and J.H. Clark, Acta Cryst.Sect C, 2000, C56(2), 244.

“Novel Synthetic Methodologies for Fluorination and Perfluoroalkylation”, D.J. Adams, J.H. Clark, L.B. Hansen, P.A. Heath, V.C. Sanders and S.J.Tavener, J. Fluorine Chem., 2000, 101, 187.


“Trifluoromethylthiolation of Aromatic Substrates using Thiophosgene-Fluoride Salt Reagents, and Formation of Byproducts with Multicarbon Chains”, S.J. Tavener, D.J. Adams and J.H. Clark, J. Fluorine Chem., 1999, 95, 171.

“Nucleophilic Routes to Selectively Fluorinated Aromatics “, D.J. Adams and J.H. Clark, Chem. Soc. Rev., 1999, 28, 225.!divAbstract

“The Effect of Basicity on Fluorodenitration Reactions using Tetramethylammonium Salts”, D.J. Adams, J.H. Clark and D.J. Nightingale, Tetrahedron, 1999, 55, 7725.

“Unexpected Side Products in the Tetramethylammonium Fluoride/ Dimethylsulphoxide System”, D.J. Adams, J.H. Clark, H. Mcfarland and D.J. Nightingale, J. Fluorine Chem., 1999, 94, 51.


“The Formation of 4,4’-Difluorobenzophenone from 4,4’-Dinitrodiphenylmethane”, D.J. Adams, J.H. Clark and H. Mcfarland, J. Fluorine Chem., 1998, 92, 127.

“The Reaction of Tetramethylammonium Fluoride with Trifluoromethyltrimethylsilane”, D.J. Adams, J.H. Clark, L.B. Hansen, V.C. Sanders and S.J. Tavener, J. Fluorine Chem., 1998, 92, 123.

“Aromatic Trifluoromethylation using Trifluoromethyltrimethylsilane”, D.J. Adams, J.H. Clark, L.B. Hansen, V.C. Sanders and S.J. Tavener, J, Chem. Soc. Perkin Trans. I, 1998, 3081.!divAbstract

“Tetramethylammonium Hydrogendifluoride: A Convenient Source of Nucleophilic Fluoride”, D.J. Adams, J.H. Clark and D.J. Nightingale, Synth. Comm., 1998, 28, 4295.

“Reactions of Silver(I) Trifluoromethanethiolate with Halotrimethylsilanes: in situ Generation of Trimethylsilyl Trifluoromethyl Sulfide”, D.J. Adams, J.H. Clark and S.J. Tavener, J. Fluorine Chem., 1998, 90, 87.


“Evaluation of the Stability Constant of Cl2.- in Neutral Aqueous Solution”, D.J. Adams, S. Barlow, G.V. Buxton, T.N. Malone, G.A. Salmon, J. Chem. Soc. Faraday Trans., 1995, 91, 3303.!divAbstract