21. Covalent Post-Assembly Modification: A Synthetic Multipurpose Tool in Supramolecular Chemistry

Haoxiang Zeng, Luke Stewart-Yates, Louis M. Casey, Nick Bampos, Derrick A. Roberts*

ChemPlusChem 2020, Just Accepted

20. Dynamic pH responsivity of triazole-based self-immolative linkers

Derrick A. Roberts*, Ben S. Pilgrim, Tristan N. Dell, Molly M. Stevens*

(*Corresponding Authors)

Chem. Sci., 2020, 11, 3713-3718

19. Multivalent Crown Ether Receptors Enable Allosteric Regulation of Anion Exchange in an Fe4L6 Tetrahedron

Larissa K. S. von Krbek, Derrick A. Roberts, Ben S. Pilgrim, Christoph A. Schalley,* Jonathan R. Nitschke*

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2018, 57, 14121-14124.

18. Covalent post-assembly modification triggers multiple structural transformations of a tetrazine-edged FeII4L6 tetrahedron

Derrick A. Roberts, Ben S. Pilgrim, Giedre Sirvinskaite, Tanya K Ronson, and Jonathan R. Nitschke

J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2018, 10.1021/jacs.8b05082

17. Optimization of energy transfer in a polymer composite with perylene chromophores

V. B. Yasarapudi, L. Frazer, N. J. L. K. Davis, E. P. Booker, A. Macmillan, J. K. Gallaher, D. A. Roberts, S. Perrier, T. W. Schmidt*

J. Mater. Chem. C, 2018, 6, 7333-7342

16. Covalent post-assembly modification in metallosupramolecular chemistry

Derrick A. Roberts, Ben S. Pilgrim and Jonathan R. Nitschke

Chem. Soc. Rev., 2018, 47, 626-644.

15. Signal transduction in a covalent post-assembly modification cascade

Ben S. Pilgrim, Derrick A. Roberts, Thorsten G. Lohr, Tanya K. Ronson and Jonathan R. Nitschke

Nat. Chem., 2017, 9, 1276-1281.

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14. Perfluorinated ligands induce meridional metal stereochemistry to generate M8L12, M10L15 and M12L18 prisms

Marion Kieffer, Ben S. Pilgrim, Tanya K Ronson, Derrick A. Roberts, Mina Aleksanyan, and Jonathan R. Nitschke


J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016138, 6813-6821.


13. A New Methodology for Assessing Macromolecular Click Reactions and Its Application to Amine–Tertiary Isocyanate Coupling for Polymer Ligation

Guillaume Gody, Derrick A. Roberts, Thomas Maschmeyer, and Sébastien Perrier*


J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2016, 138, 4061–4068

12. Energy transfer in pendant perylene diimide copolymers

Nathaniel J. L. K. Davis, Rowan W. MacQueen, Derrick A. Roberts, Andrew Danos, Sabrina Dehn, Sébastien Perrier and Timothy W. Schmidt*

J. Mater. Chem. C, 2016, 4, 8270-8275

11. Dual stimuli-induced formation of a μ-hydroxido bridged [Zn9L5(μ-OH)6]12+ half-pipe

Christopher Wood, Tanya Ronson, Anna McConnell, Derrick A. Roberts and Jonathan Nitschke


Chem. Sci., 2015, 7, 1702-1706

10. Stacking Interactions Drive Selective Self-Assembly and Self-Sorting of Pyrene-Based MII4L6 Architectures

Tanya K. Ronson, Derrick A. Roberts, Samuel P. Black, and Jonathan R. Nitschke


J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2015, 137, 14502–14512.

9. Post-assembly Modification of Tetrazine-Edged FeII4L6 Tetrahedra

Derrick A. Roberts, Ben S. Pilgrim, Jonathan D. Cooper, Tanya K. Ronson, Salvatore Zarra, and Jonathan R. Nitschke


J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2015, 137, 10068–10071.

8. Selective Endo and Exo Binding of Mono- and Ditopic Ligands to a Rhomboidal Diporphyrin Prism

Govindasamy Jayamurugan, Derrick A. Roberts, Tanya K. Ronson and Jonathan R. Nitschke


Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2015, 54, 7539–7543.

7. Molecular Containers in Complex Chemical Systems

Salvatore Zarra, Daniel M. Wood, Derrick A. Roberts and Jonathan R. Nitschke


Chem. Soc. Rev., 2015, 44, 419–432.

6. Post-assembly Modification of Kinetically Metastable FeII2L3 Triple Helicates

Derrick A. Roberts, Ana M. Castilla, Tanya K. Ronson, and Jonathan R. Nitschke


J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2014136, 8201–8204.

5. Fluorescent bowl-shaped nanoparticles from ‘clicked’porphyrin–polymer conjugates

Derrick A. Roberts,   Maxwell J. Crossley*  and  Sébastien Perrier*

Polym. Chem., 2014, 5, 4016-4021

4. Tunable Self‐Assembly of Triazole‐Linked Porphyrin–Polymer Conjugates

Derrick A. Roberts, Timothy W. Schmidt,  Maxwell J. Crossley*  and  Sébastien Perrier*

Chem. Eur. J., 2013, 19, 12759–12770.

3. Synthesis and ultrafast excited-state dynamics of zinc and palladium triply fused diporphyrins

Derrick A. Roberts, Burkhard Fückel, Raphaël G. C. R. Clady, Yuen Yap Cheng, Maxwell J. Crossley*, and Timothy W. Schmidt*

J. Phys. Chem. A, 2012, 116, 7898–7905

2. Spectroscopy of the Free Phenalenyl Radical

Gerard D. O’Connor, Tyler P. Troy, Derrick A. Roberts, Nahid Chalyavi, Burkhard Fückel, Maxwell J. Crossley, Klaas Nauta, John F. Stanton, and Timothy W. Schmidt*

J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2011, 133, 14554–14557

1. Singlet oxygen mediated photochemical upconversion of NIR light

Burkhard Fückel, Derrick A. Roberts, Yuen Yap Cheng, Raphaël G. C. R. Clady, Roland B. Piper, N. J. Ekins-Daukes, Maxwell J. Crossley, and Timothy W. Schmidt*


J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 2011, 2, 9, 966–971

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