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Professor Peter Scott FRSC CChem


Prof. Peter Scott BSc(Salford), DPhil(Oxon), DSc (Warwick), CChem, FRSC

Professor of Chemistry

Director, Institute of Advanced Study

Royal Society Industry Fellow

+44 24 7652 3238
peter dot scott at warwick dot ac dot uk


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Metallo-organic chemistry, design of self-assembling chiral systems and applications as medicines for challenging diseases (superbugs, cancer), polyolefin catalysis and applications in materials, polymer synthesis ... group website, full publication list

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Zhao, Chuanqi; Song, Hualong; Scott, Peter; Zhao, Andong; Tateishi-Karimata, Hisae; Sugimoto, Naoki; Ren, Jinsong; Qu, Xiaogang
Angew. Chem., 2018

Kay, Christopher J; Goring, Paul D; Burnett, Connah A; Hornby, Ben; Lewtas, Kenneth; Morris, Shaun; Morton, Colin; McNally, Tony; Theaker, Giles W; Waterson, Carl; Wright, Peter M; Scott, Peter
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2018

Stereochemistry and amyloid inhibition: Asymmetric triplex metallohelices enantioselectively bind to Aβ peptide
Guan, YJ; Du, Z; Gao, N; Cao, Y; Wang, XH; Scott, P; Song, HS; Ren, JS; Qu, XG
Science Adv. 2018

Antifreeze Protein Mimetic Metallohelices with Potent Ice Recrystallization Inhibition Activity
Mitchell, DE; Clarkson, G; Fox, DJ; Vipond, RA; Scott, P; Gibson, MI
J. Am. Chem. Soc, 2017

Chiral metallohelices enantioselectively target hybrid human telomeric G-quadruplex DNA
Zhao, AD; Howson, SE; Zhao, CQ; Ren, JS; Scott, P; Wang, CY; Qu, XG
Nuc. Acids Res. 2017

Anticancer metallohelices: nanomolar potency and high selectivity
Kaner, RA; Allison, SJ; Faulkner, AD; Phillips, RM; Roper, DI; Shepherd, SL; Simpson, DH; Waterfield, NR; Scott, P
Chem. Sci. 2016

Nucl. Acids. Res. 2015

Asymmetric triplex metallohelices with high and selective activity against cancer cells
Faulkner, AD; Kaner, RA; Abdallah, QMA; Clarkson, G; Fox, DJ; Gurnani, P; Howson, SE; Phillips, RM; Roper, DI; Simpson, DH; Scott, P
Nature Chem. 2014

J. Am. Chem. Soc, 2014

Metallohelices with activity against cisplatin-resistant cancer cells; does the mechanism involve DNA binding?
Brabec, V; Howson, SE; Kaner, RA; Lord, RM; Malina, J; Phillips, RM; Abdallah, QMA; McGowan, PC; Rodger, A; Scott, P
Chem. Sci, 2013

Optically pure, water-stable metallo-helical ‘flexicate’ assemblies with antibiotic activity
Suzanne E. Howson, Albert Bolhuis, Viktor Brabec, Guy J. Clarkson, Jaroslav Malina, Alison Rodger, Peter Scott
Nature Chem., 2012.

Macromolecules 2011.

Mechanism of Catalytic Cyclohydroamination by Zirconium Salicyloxazoline Complexes
Laura E. N. Allan, Guy J. Clarkson, David J. Fox, Andrew L. Gott, and Peter Scott
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2010.