A highly selective and sensitive ESIPT-based coumarin–triazole polymer for the ratiometric detection of Hg2+. Jean Marie Vianney Ngororabanga, Zenixole R. Tshentu and Neliswa Mama. New J. Chem., 2019, 43, 12168-12177. DOI: 10.1039/c9nj01366k

A novel coumarin-based ligand: a turn-off and highly selective fluorescent chemosensor for Cu2+ in water. Jean Marie Vianney Ngororabanga, Cyprian Moyo, Eric Hosten, Neliswa Mama and Zenixole R. Tshentu. Anal. Methods, 2019, 11, 3857-3865. DOI: 10.1039/c9ay00463g

Biodegradable polymers reinforced with lignin and lignocellulosic materials. M.A. Sibeko, V.C. Agbakoba, T.C. Mokhena, S.P. Hlangothi. Soil microenvironment for bioremediation and polymer production. John Wiley & Sons, 02 Dec 2019; pages 357-373.

Characterization and Computational Studies of 2-(benzamido)thiazol-5-yl benzoate. F. Odame, E. Hosten, R. Betz, K. Lobb, and Z. Tshentu. J. Struc. Chem., 2019, 60 (1), 136-142. DOI: 10.1134/S0022476619010190

Comparing the Catalytic Activity of Silica-Supported Vanadium Oxides and the Polymer Nanofiber-Supported Oxidovanadium(IV) Complex toward Oxidation of Refractory Organosulfur Compounds in Hydrotreated Diesel. Tendai O. Dembaremba, Rina van Der Westhuizen, Werner Welthagen, Ernst Ferg, Adeniyi S. Ogunlaja, and Zenixole R. Tshentu. Energy Fuels, 2019, 33, 7595-7603. DOI: 10.1021/acs.energyfuels.9b01579

Comparing the effect of selected substituent changes on host ability and selectivity in four xanthenyl‑type host compounds in the presence of cyclohexanone and methylcyclohexanone isomers. Benita Barton, Lize de Jager, Ulrich Senekal, Eric C. Hosten. Journal of Inclusion Phenomena and Macrocyclic Chemistry, 2019, 95, 259-271. DOI: 10.1007/s10847-019-00941-7

Comparing the host behaviour of N,N′-bis(9-phenyl-9-thioxanthenyl)ethylenediamine and N,N′-bis(9-phenyl-9-xanthenyl)ethylenediamine in the presence of various alkylated aromatic and aniline guests: crystal engineering considerations. Benita Barton, Lize de Jager and Eric C. Hosten. CrystEngComm, 2019, 21, 4387-4400. DOI: 10.1039/c9ce00823c

Compounds N,N’-bis(9-cyclohexyl-9-xanthenyl)ethylenediamine and its thio derivative, N,N’-bis(9-cyclohexyl-9-thioxanthenyl) ethylenediamine, as potential hosts in the presence of xylenes and ethylbenzene: Conformational analyses and molecular modelling considerations. Benita Barton, Ulrich Senekal, Eric C. Hosten. Tetrahedron, 2019, 75, 3399-3412. DOI: 10.1016/j.tet.2019.04.065

Crystal and Molecular Structure of Platinum(II) Complex with Bis(diphenylphosphino)methane. Karwan Omer Ali, Hikmat Ali Mohammad, Thomas Gerber and Eric Hosten. Oriental Journal of Chemistry, 2019, 35(5), 1546-1549. DOI: 10.13005/ojc/350511

Crystal X‑ray Diffraction and Molecular Modeling Considerations Elucidate the Factors Responsible for the Opposing Host Behavior of Two Isostructural Xanthenyl- and Thioxanthenyl-Derived Host Compounds. Benita Barton, Cedric W. McCleland, Mino R. Caira, Lize de Jager, and Eric C. Hosten. Cryst. Growth Des. 2019, 19, 2396-2418. DOI: 10.1021/acs.cgd.9b00078

Effect of free foaming and pre-curing on the thermal, morphological and physical properties of reclaimed tyre rubber foam composites. Mapoloko Mpho Phiri, Motshabi Alinah Sibeko, Mohau Justice Phiri, Shanganyane Percy Hlangothi. Journal of Cleaner Production, 2019, 218, 665-672. DOI: 10.1016/j.jclepro.2019.02.051

Host Behavior of N,N′-Bis(9-phenyl-9-thioxanthenyl)ethylenediamine in the Presence of Aromatic and Aliphatic Five-Membered Heterocyclic Guests: Selectivity Correlations with Hirshfeld Surface Analyses. Benita Barton, Lize de Jager, and Eric C Hosten. Cryst. Growth Des., 2019, 19, 1268-1281. DOI: 10.1021/acs.cgd.8b01673

Host selectivity considerations of compound (+)‑(2R,3R)‑1,1‑4,4‑tetraphenylbutane‑1,2,3,4‑tetraol (TETROL) in the presence of o‑, m‑ and p‑cresol guest isomers. Sasha‑Lee Dorfling, Benita Barton. Journal of Inclusion Phenomena and Macrocyclic Chemistry, 2019, 95, 73-78. DOI: 10.1007/s10847-019-00918-6

Inclusion ability of host TETROL [(+)‑(2R,3R)‑1,1‑4,4‑tetraphenylbutane‑1,2,3,4‑tetraol] for selected saturated cyclic and aromatic alcohol, ketone and amine guest compounds. Benita Barton, Sasha‑Lee Dorfling, Eric C. Hosten. Journal of Inclusion Phenomena and Macrocyclic Chemistry, 2019, 95, 331-340. DOI: 10.1007/s10847-019-00951-5

Influences of microalgae biomass on the thermal behaviour of waste coal fines. Hope Baloyi, Gary Dugmore. Journal of Energy in Southern Africa, 2019, 30 (1), 1-7. DOI: 10.17159/2413-3051/2018/v30i1a5763

Isolation and characterisation of altissimin: a novel cytotoxic flavonoid C-apioglucoside from Drimia altissima (Asparagaceae). Mutenta N. Nyambe, Denzil R. Beukes, Maryna Van De Venter, Bresler Swanepoel & Buyiswa G. Hlangothi. Natural Product Research, 2019. DOI: 10.1080/14786419.2019.1596097

Minor modifications afford improved host selectivities in xanthenyl-type host systems. Benita Barton, Lize de Jager and Eric C. Hosten. CrystEngComm, 2019, 21 (19), 3000-3013. DOI: 10.1039/c9ce00265k

New VIVO-complexes for oxidative desulfurization of refractory sulfur compounds in fuel: synthesis, structure, reactivity trend and mechanistic studies. Tendai O. Dembaremba, Isabel Correia, Eric C. Hosten, Maxim L. Kuznetsov, Wilhelmus J. Gerber, João C. Pessoa, Adeniyi S. Ogunlaja and Zenixole R. Tshentu. Dalton Transactions, 2019, 48, 16687-16704. DOI: 10.1039/c9dt02505g

Optimizing Co-blends of Crumb Rubber and Ethylene Vinyl Acetate in 70/100 Bitumen. Keith Nare and Shanganyane Percy Hlangothi. Jordan Journal of Civil Engineering, 2019, 13 (4), 571-582.

Organotin(IV) N-butyl-N-phenyldithiocarbamate complexes: Synthesis, characterization, biological evaluation and molecular docking studies. Jerry O. Adeyemi, Damian C. Onwudiwe, Anthony C. Ekennia, Sunday N. Okafor, Eric C. Hosten. Journal of Molecular Structure, 2019, 1192, 15-26. DOI: 10.1016/j.molstruc.2019.04.097

Pyrolytic topping of coal-algae composite under mild inert conditions. Hope Baloyi, Gary Dugmore. Journal of Energy in Southern Africa, 2019, 30(3), 44-51. DOI: 10.17159/2413-3051/2019/v30i3a5763

Selective Removal of Organonitrogen Compounds in Fuel using Functional Polybenzimidazole Nanofibres: A Combined Experimental and Theoretical Study. M.S. Abdul-Quadir, R. van der Westhuizen, W. Welthagen, E.E. Ferg, Z.R. Tshentu and A.S. Ogunlaja. S. Afr. J. Chem., 2019, 72, 88-100. DOI: 10.17159/0379-4350/2019/v72a12

Synthesis and anti‐inflammatory activity of diversified heterocyclic systems. Ahmed Bari, Daniel Grenier, Jabrane Azelmat, Saeed Ali Syed, Abdulrahman M. Al‐Obaid, Eric C. Hosten. Chem Biol Drug Des., 2019, 94, 1750-1759. DOI: 10.1111/cbdd.13576

Synthesis and assessment of compounds trans-N,N′-bis(9-phenyl-9-xanthenyl)cyclohexane-1,4-diamine and trans-N,N′-bis(9-phenyl-9-thioxanthenyl)cyclohexane-1,4-diamine as hosts for potential xylene and ethylbenzene guests. Benita Barton, Daniel V. Jooste, Eric C. Hosten. Journal of Inclusion Phenomena and Macrocyclic Chemistry, 2019, 93, 333-346. DOI: 10.1007/s10847-019-00883-0

Synthesis, characterization and biological activities of organotin(IV) diallyldithiocarbamate complexes. Jerry O. Adeyemi, Damian C. Onwudiwe, Anthony C. Ekennia, Chinedu P. Anokwuru, Nirasha Nundkumar, Moganavelli Singh, Eric C. Hosten. Inorg. Chim. Acta, 2019, 485, 64-72. DOI: 10.1016/j.ica.2018.09.085

Synthesis, Characterization and Crystal Structures of Two New Phenolic Mannich Bases. Ayowole O. Ayeni, Gareth M. Watkins and Eric C. Hosten. Bull. Chem. Soc. Ethiop., 2019, 33 (2), 341-348. DOI: 10.4314/bcse.v33i2.14

Synthesis, characterization and the use of organotin(IV) dithiocarbamate complexes as precursor to tin sulfide nanoparticles by heat up approach. Jerry O. Adeyemi, Damian C. Onwudiwe, Eric C. Hosten. Journal of Molecular Structure, 2019, 1195, 395-402. DOI: 10.1016/j.molstruc.2019.05.115

Synthesis, spectroscopic, biological and DFT studies of new t-butyl substituted salicylaldimines having disulfide moiety. Minu G. Bhowon, Sabina Jhaumeer Laulloo, Eric C. Hosten, Muzammil M. Khodabaccus, Lydia Rhyman, Ponnadurai Ramasami. J. Mol. Struc., 2019, 1175, 13-23. DOI: 10.1016/j.molstruc.2018.07.086

The South African Journal of Chemistry 1918-2018: A Celebration. T. Anthony Ford, Hendrik G. Kruger and Peter Loyson. S. Afr. J. Chem., 2019, 72, 201-206. DOI: 10.17159/0379-4350/2019/v72a26

Thermorheological Evaluation of Antiaging Behavior of Four Antioxidants in 70/100 Bitumen. Keith Nare and Shanganyane Percy Hlangothi. J. Mater. Civ. Eng., 2019, 31 (5): 04019034. DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)MT.1943-5533.0002658.

Towards oxidative denitrogenation of fuel oils: Vanadium oxide-catalysed oxidation of quinolone and adsorptive removal of quinoline-N-oxide using 2,6-pyridine-polybenzimidazole nanofibers. A.S. Ogunlaja, M.S. Abdul-quadir, P.E. Kleyi, E.E. Ferg, P. Watts, Z.R. Tshentu. Arabian Journal of Chemistry, 2019, 12, 198-214. DOI: 10.1016/j.arabjc.2017.05.010

Triggering Biodegradation of Low Density Polyethylene (LDPE) Films Using Biobased Pro-oxidant Additives for Ecological Applications. Abongile Gada, Sudhakar Muniyasamy, Nicole Vorster. Third International Conference on Composites, Biocomposites and Nanocomposites. ICCBN2018-011. ISBN 978-1-919858-30-2.