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A Novel Dual-Functioning Ruthenium(II)-Arene Complex of an Anti-microbial Ciprofloxacin Derivative - Anti-proliferative and Anti-microbial Activity.

Z. Ude, I. Romero-Canelón, B. Twamley, D. F. Hughes, P. J. Sadler and C. J. Marmion.
J. Inorg. Biochem., 2016, accepted manuscript

Hydrosulfide adducts of organo-iridium anticancer complexes.

P. Štarha, A. Habtemariam, I. Romero-Canelón, G. Clarkson, and P. J. Sadler. Inorg Chem., 2016, in press




Half-sandwich rhodium(III) transfer hydrogenation catalysts: reduction of NAD+ and pyruvate, and antiproliferative activity

J. J. Soldevila-Barreda, A. Habtemariam, I. Romero-Canelón and P. J. Sadler
J. Inorg. Biochem., 2015, DOI: 10.1016/j.jinorbio.2015.10.008
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Enhancement of selectivity of an organometallic anticancer agent by redox modulation.

I. Romero-Canelón, M. Moss and P. J. Sadler.
J. Med. Chem. 2015, DOI: 10.1021 /acs.jmedchem.5b00655.
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Potent organo-osmium complex shifts metabolism in epithelial ovarian cancer cells.

J. M. Hearn, I. Romero-Canelón, A. F. Munro, Y. Fu, A. M. Pizarro, M. J. Garnett, U. McDermott, N. O. Carragher and P. J. Sadler.
PNAS, 2015, 112, E3800-3805.

Arene ruthenium dithiolato-carborane complexes for boron neutron capture therapy (BNCT).

I. Romero-Canelón, B. Phoenix, A. Pitto-Barry, J. Tran, J. J. Soldevila-Barreda, N. Kirby, S. Green, P. J. Sadler, N. P. E. Barry.
J. Organomet.Chem. 2015, DOI: 10.1016/j.jorganchem.2015.05.011
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Systems approach to metal-based pharmacology.

I. Romero-Canelón and P.J. Sadler.
PNAS. 2015,112, 4187-4188.

Contrasting Anticancer Activity of Half-Sandwich Iridium(III) Complexes Bearing Functionally Diverse 2-Phenylpyridine Ligands.

A.J. Millett, A. Habtemariam, I. Romero-Canelón, G. J. Clarkson and P. J. Sadler.
Organometallics, 2015, 34, 2683-2694.
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A new approach to anticancer drug design: transfer hydrogenation catalysis in cells.

I. Romero-Canelón,¥ J. J. Soldevila-Barreda,¥ A. Habtemariam, and P. J. Sadler.
Nature Communications, 2015, 6:6582 (¥ Both authors contributed equally to the manuscript)
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Potent organometallic osmium compounds induce mitochondria-mediated apoptosis and S-phase cell cycle arrest in A549 non-small cell lung cancer cells.

S. H. van Rijt, I. Romero-Canelón, Y. Fu, S. D. Shnyder and P. J. Sadler.
Metallomics, 2014, 6, 1014-1022
Selected as HOT PAPER
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The Potent Oxidant Anticancer Activity of Organoiridium Catalysts.

Z. Liu, I. Romero-Canelón; B. Qamar, J.M.Hearn, A. Habtemariam, N.P.E. Barry, A.M. Pizarro, G.J. Clarkson, P.J. Sadler.
Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 2014, 53, 3941-3946.
Selected as VIP
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Precious metal carborane polymer nanoparticles: characterisation of micellar formulations and anticancer activity.

N. P.E. Barry, A. Pitto-Barry, I. Romero-Canelón, J. Tran, J. J. Soldevila-Barreda, I. Hands-Portman, C. J. Smith, N. Kirby, A. P. Dove, R. K. O’Reilly, and P. J. Sadler.
Faraday Discussions, 2014, 175, 229-240.
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Unexpected Crosslinking and Diglycation as Advanced Glycation End-Products from Glyoxal.

A. F. Lopez-Clavijo, C. A. Duque-Daza, A. Soulby, I. Romero Canelón, M. P. Barrow, P. B. O'Connor.
J. Am. Soc. Mass Spectrom., 2014, 25, 2125-2133.

Potent Half-Sandwich Iridium(III) Anticancer Complexes Containing C^N-Chelated and Pyridine Ligands.

Z. Liu, I. Romero-Canelón, A. Habtemariam, G.J. Clarkson, and P. J. Sadler.
Organometallics, 2014, 33, 5324-5333
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Comparative cytotoxicity of artemisinin and cisplatin and their interactions with chlorogenic acids in MCF7 breast cancer cells.

J. O. Suberu, I. Romero-Canelón, N. Sullivan, A. A. Lapkin and G. C. Barker,
ChemMedChem, 2014, 9, 2791-2797.
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Study of an Unusual Advanced Glycation End-Product (AGE) Derived from Glyoxal Using Mass Spectrometry.

A. F. Lopez-Clavijo, C. A. Duque-Daza, I. Romero-Canelón, M. P. Barrow, D. Kilgour, N. Rabbani, P. J. Thornalley, P. B. O'Connor.
J. Am. Soc. Mass Spectrom., 2014, 25, 673-683



Next generation metal anticancer complexes: Multi-targeting via redox modulation.

I. Romero-Canelón and P.J. Sadler.
Inorg. Chem., 2013, 52, 12276-12291.
Selected for front cover

Organometallic Iridium(III) Anticancer Complexes with New Mechanisms of Action: NCI-60 Screening, Mitochondrial Targeting, and Apoptosis.

J.M. Hearn, I. Romero-Canelón, B. Qamar, Z. Liu, I. Hands-Portman and P.J. Sadler,
ACS Chemical Biology, 2013, 8, 1335-1343
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The Contrasting Activity of Iodido versus Chlorido Ruthenium and Osmium Arene Azo- and Imino-pyridine Anticancer Complexes: Control of Cell Selectivity, Cross-Resistance, p53 Dependence, and Apoptosis Pathway.

I. Romero-Canelón, L. Salassa and P.J. Sadler.
J.Med.Chem, 2013, 56, 1291-1300



Contrasting cellular uptake pathways for ruthenium arene anticancer complexes.

I. Romero-Canelón, A. M. Pizarro, A. Habtemariam and P. J. Sadler.
Metallomics, 2012, 4,1271-1279.
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Synthesis, spectroscopic and electrochemical characterization of nickel(II) and cobalt(II) complexes with new N2S2 ligands, ethyl- and bencyl-N,N'-alkyl-bis(2–amino–1–cyclopentencarbodithioate).

R. R. Contreras, J.N. Aranguren, F. Bellandi, A. Gutiérrez, I. Romero, G. Colt Vela.
Ciencia & Ingeniería, 2010, 31, 3, 159-168

Hydroformylation reactions of the trans-Mo(CO)4(p-C5NH4SO3Na)2 complex in biphasic medium.

T. Suárez, B. Fontal, G. Zambrano, M. Reyes, F. Bellandi, R. Contreras, J. C. Díaz, P. Cancines, Y. Fonseca, I. Romero.
Reacion Kinetics and Catalysis Letters, 2008, 94, 1, 27-34.

Synthesis and characterization of trans-Mo(CO)4(p-C5NH4SO3Na)2.

T. Suárez, B. Fontal, G. Zambrano, M. Reyes, F. Bellandi, R. Contreras, J. C. Díaz, P. Cancines, Y. Fonseca, I. Romero.
Reacion Kinetics and Catalysis Letters, 2008, 94, 1, 21-26

Olefin hydroformylation catalysis with RuCl2(DMSO)4.

M. Reyes, F. Bellandi, E. Parra, Y. Fonseca, B. Fontal, T. Suárez, R. Contreras, I. Romero, L. Prado, P. Cancines.
Avances en Quimica, 2008, 3, 1, 15-20.

Hydroformilation of naphtas with rhodium complex in biphasic médium.

M. Reyes, D. Mercades, B. Fontal, T. Suárez, F. Bellandi, R. Contreras, I. Romero, Y. Fonseca, P. Cancines.
Reaction Kinetic Catalysis Letters, 2007, 90, 2, 347-354.

Nueva estrategia de síntesis del 2-amino-1-ciclopentendicarboditioato de propilo y de los proligandos derivados del tipo [N2S2]2-.

R.R. Contreras, B. Fontal, A. Bahsas, M. Reyes, F. Bellandi, T. Suárez, I. Romero, A. Contreras, P. Cancines.
Avances en Química. 2006, 1, 9-14.

Intramolecular hydrogen bonding in dibenzyl 2,2´-(propane-1,3-iyldiimino)bis(cyclopent-1-ene-1-carbodithioate).

R. R. Contreras, B. Fontal, I. Romero, R. Atencio y A. Briceño.
Acta Crystallographica, Section E, 2006, 62, 205 – 208.

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