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2-Mercapto-orotic acid as a bridging chelate in a Re(III)Re(IV) dimer with a metal-metal bond. J. Mukiza, T.I.A. Gerber, E. Hosten. Inorg. Chem. Comm., 2016, 67, 64-66. DOI 10.1016/j.inoche.2016.03.008

A Review of using Spray Pyrolysis through Sol-gel Materials in the Synthesis of Cathode Materials for Lithium-ion Batteries. Charmelle D. Snydersa, Ernst E. Ferg, Julian Schuelein and Holger Loewe. S. Afr. J. Chem., 2016, 69, 88–97. DOI 10.17159/0379-4350/2016/v69a11

Approximation-based integral versus differential isoconversional approaches to the evaluation of kinetic parameters from thermogravimetry: kinetic analysis of the dehydration of a pharmaceutical hydrate. R. Neglur, D. Grooff, E. Hosten, M. Aucamp, W. Liebenberg. J. Therm. Anal. Calorim., 2016, 123, 2599-2610. DOI 10.1007/s10973-016-5244-x

Clathrates of novel ethylenediamine derivatives: thermal, X-ray crystallographic and conformational analysis of inclusion complexes of N,N’-bis(5-phenyl-5-dibenzo[a,d]cycloheptenyl)ethylenediamine and its 10,11-dihydro analogue. Benita Barton, Richard Betz, Mino R. Caira, Eric C. Hosten, Cedric W. McCleland, Pieter L. Pohl, Benjamin Taljaard. Tetrahedron, 2016, 72, 7536-7551. DOI 10.1016/j.tet.2016.10.007

Congener profiles of polychlorinated biphenyls and the effect on marine mussels at an outfall site, Port Elizabeth, South Africa. E Kampire, G Rubidge, JB Adams and L Human. Water SA, 2016, 42 (3), 496-504. DOI 10.4314/wsa.v42i3.16

Crystal structure of 1-(4-methylthiazol-2-yl)-3-propylthiourea, C8H13N3S2. Suhair M.S. Jambi, Abdulrahman M. Al-Obaid, Eric C. Hosten, Richard Betz and Ahmed Bari. Z. Kristallogr. NCS, 2016; 231 (3) 901-902. DOI 10.1515/ncrs-2016-0001

Crystal structures, antibacterial, antioxidant and nucleic acid interactions of mononuclear and tetranuclear palladium(II) complexes containing Schiff base ligands. S.B. Moosun, M.G. Bhowon, E.C. Hosten and S. Jhaumeer-Laulloo. J. Coord. Chem., 2016, 69 (18), 2736-2753. DOI 10.1080/00958972.2016.1208818

Dimethylammonium 2,4,5-tricarboxybenzoate: an example of the decarbonylation of N,N-dimethylformamide in the presence of a metal and a benzenepolycarboxylic acid. Is zirconium(IV) the Tsotsi? S. T. Hulushe, E. C. Hosten and G. M. Watkins. Acta Cryst., 2016, E72, 1521-1525. DOI 10.1107/S2056989016014948

Discrimination between o-xylene, m-xylene, p-xylene and ethylbenzene by host compound (R,R)-(e)-2,3-dimethoxy-1,1,4,4-tetraphenylbutane-1,4-diol. Benita Barton, Eric C. Hosten, Pieter L. Pohl. Tetrahedron, 2016, 72, 8099-8105. DOI 10.1016/j.tet.2016.10.062

Electrospun poly(vinylbenzyl chloride) nanofibres functionalised with tris-(2,2’-pyridylimidazole)iron(III): A test strip for detection of ascorbic acid and dopamine. B. Mudabuka, A.S. Ogunlaja, Z.R. Tshentu, N. Torto. Sensors and Actuators B, 2016, 222, 598-604.

Formation of a methine carbon-to-rhenium σ bond in an oxorhenium(V)-benzothiazole complex. X. Schoultz, T.I.A. Gerber, E.C. Hosten. Inorg. Chem. Comm., 2016, 68, 13-16. DOI 10.1016/j.inoche.2016.03.020

Functional nanofibers for separation of rhodium(III) and iridium(IV) chlorido species. Avela Majavu, Adeniyi S. Ogunlaja, Eric C. Hosten, Zenixole R. Tshentu. Minerals Engineering, 2016, 87, 32-44. DOI 10.1016/j.mineng.2015.10.009

Metal Complexes of New Bioactive Pyrazolone Phenylhydrazones; Crystal Structure of 4-Acetyl-3-methyl-1-phenyl-2-pyrazoline-5-one phenylhydrazone Ampp-Ph. Omoruyi G. Idemudia, Alexander P. Sadimenko, Eric C. Hosten. Int. J. Mol. Sci., 2016, 17 (5), 687. DOI 10.3390/ijms17050687

Mine Air Analysis on the Reef in the Early 1900s – Observations From the Work of James Moir, Government Analyst. Peter Loyson. S. Afr. J. Chem., 2016, 69, 208-212. DOI 10.17159/0379-4350/2016/v69a26

Nanofiber-supported metal-based catalysts. Adeniyi S. Ogunlaja, Phumelele E. Kleyi, Ryan S. Walmsley and Zenixole R. Tshentu. Catalysis : Volume 28. DOI 10.1039/9781782626855-00144

Palladium(II) and platinum(II) complexes of N-butyl-N-phenyldithiocarbamate: Synthesis, characterization, biological activities and molecular docking studies. Damian C. Onwudiwe, Anthony C. Ekennia, Boitumelo M.S. Mogwase, Olujide O. Olubiyi, Eric Hosten. Inorg. Chim. Acta, 2016, 450, 69-80. DOI 10.1016/j.ica.2016.05.023

Reactivity of a benzothiazole-thiourea derivative with the oxorhenium(V) core: Isolation of rhenium(III) and (V) complexes. Shanay Sathdeo, Xandri Schoultz, Thomas I.A. Gerber, Richard Betz, Eric C. Hosten. Polyhedron, 2016, 112, 1-5. DOI 10.1016/j.poly.2016.03.059

Rhenium(I) complexes with benzothiazole-thiourea derivatives. X. Schoultz, T.I.A. Gerber, E.C. Hosten. Polyhedron, 2016, 113, 55-60. DOI 10.1016/j.poly.2016.04.016

Rhenium(III), (IV) and (V) complexes with 6-hydroxypicolinic acid. J. Mukiza, E.C. Hosten, T.I.A. Gerber. Polyhedron, 2016, 110, 106-113. DOI 10.1016/j.poly.2016.02.036

Selective removal of isoquinoline and quinolone from simulated fuel using 1,1’-binaphthyl-2,2’-diol (BINOL): crystal structure and evaluation of the adduct electronic properties. Adeniyi S. Ogunlaja, Eric Hosten, Richard Betz and Zenixole R. Tshentu. RSC Adv., 2016, 6, 39024-39038. DOI 10.1039/c6ra03854a

Spectroscopy, Crystal and Molecular Structures of New 4-Acylpyrazolone Dinitrophenylhydrazones. Omoruyi G. Idemudia, and Eric C. Hosten. Crystals, 2016, 6 (10), 127. DOI 10.3390/cryst6100127

Syntheses, characterization, and antimicrobial properties of nickel(II) dithiocarbamate complexes containing NiS4 and NiS2PN moieties. Damian C. Onwudiwe, Anthony C. Ekennia, Eric Hosten. J. Coord. Chem., 2016, 69 (16), 2454-2468. DOI 10.1080/00958972.2016.1186800

Synthesis and properties of ZnS nanoparticles by solvothermal and pyrolysis routes using the Zn dithiocarbamate complex as novel single source precursor. Madalina Hrubaru, Damian C. Onwudiwe and Eric Hosten. J. Sulfur Chem., 2016, 37 (1), 37-47. DOI 10.1080/17415993.2015.1080707

Synthesis, characterization and antimicrobial properties of some mixed ligand complexes of Zn(II) dithiocarbamate with different N-donor ligands. Damian C. Onwudiwe, Yvonne Boitumelo Nthwane, Anthony C. Ekennia, Eric Hosten. Inorg. Chim. Acta, 2016, 447, 134-141. DOI 10.1016/j.ica.2016.03.033

Synthesis, crystal structure, thermal and theoretical studies of bis(N-ethyl-N-phenyldithiocarbamato) Ni(II) and (N-ethyl-N-phenyldithiocarbamato) (isothiocyanato) (triphenylphosphine) Ni(II). Damian C Onwudiwe, Mwadham M Kabanda, Eno E Ebenso and Eric Hosten. J. Chem. Sci., 2016, 128 (7), 1081-1093. DOI 10.1007/s12039-016-1111-3

Synthesis, physicochemical properties and membrane interaction of novel quaternary ammonium surfactants derived from l-Tyrosine and L-DOPA in relation to their antimicrobial, hemolytic activities and in vitro cytotoxicity. Nausheen Joondan, Sabina Jhaumeer Laulloo, Prakashanand Caumul, Daniel E.P. Marie, Prerna Roy, Eric Hosten. Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochem. Eng. Aspects, 2016, 511, 120-134. DOI 10.1016/j.colsurfa.2016.09.050

The Formation of 2,2,4-Trimethyl-2,3-dihydro-1H-1,5-Benzodiazepine from 1,2-Diaminobenzene in the Presence of Acetone. Felix Odame, Phumelele Kleyi, Eric Hosten, Richard Betz, Kevin Lobb and Zenixole Tshentu. Molecules, 2013, 18, 14293-14305. DOI 10.3390/molecules181114293

The reaction of dithizone with the ReO3+ core. Formation of a phosphazenothiohydrazide and its transformation to a mercapto-imine. Janvier Mukiza, Thomas I.A. Gerber, Eric C. Hosten. Inorg. Chem. Comm., 2016, 72, 42-44. DOI 10.1016/j.inoche.2016.08.002