A New Highly Selective Colorimetric and Fluorometric Coumarin-based Chemosensor for Hg2+. Jean Marie Vianney Ngororabanga, Zenixole R. Tshentu, Neliswa Mama. Journal of Fluorescence, 2020, 30, 985-997. DOI: 10.1007/s10895-020-02542-x

A novel gold(I)-mediated intramolecular transamidation of benzoyl thiourea derivatives to form benzamides via dethiocyanation. Felix Odame, Guillaume Woodcock, Eric C. Hosten, Kevin Lobb, Zenixole R. Tshentu. Journal of Organometallic Chemistry, 2020, 922, 121359. DOI: 10.1016/j.jorganchem.2020.121359

A novel multidentate pyridyl ligand: A turn-on fluorescent chemosensor for Hg2+ and its potential application in real sample analysis. Jean Marie Vianney Ngororabanga, Cyprian B. Moyo, Zenixole R. Tshentu. Spectrochimica Acta Part A: Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy, 2020, 242, 118651. DOI: 10.1016/j.saa.2020.118651

An investigation into the temperature phase transitions of synthesized lithium titanate materials doped with Al, Co, Ni and Mg by in situ powder X-ray diffraction. X. van Niekerk, E. E. Ferg, C. Gelant, and D. G. Billing. Powder Diffraction, 2020, 1-14. DOI: 10.1017/S0885715620000494

Carbon Nanotubes as Reinforcing Nanomaterials for Rubbers Used in Electronics. Jabulani I. Gumede, James Carson and Shanganyane P. Hlangothi. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5772/intechopen.94061

Comparison of the Slow Pyrolysis Behavior and Kinetics of Coal, Wood and Algae at High Heating Rates. Bothwell Nyoni, Sifundo Duma, Shaka V. Shabangu, and Shanganyane P. Hlangothi. Natural Resources Research, 2020, 29, 3943-3955. DOI: 10.1007/s11053-020-09687-3

Coordination mode of cyclohex‑1‑enylolonium cation and bridging pyridyl derivatives as gem‑diol chelates to rhenium(I) and (VII). Gratien Habarurema, Thomas Gerber, Theonille Mukabagorora, Eric Hosten, Jean Bernard Ndayambaje, Richard Betz. Transition Metal Chemistry, 2020, 45, 55-63. DOI: 10.1007/s11243-019-00357-9

Coordination of pyrazole-benzothiazole hybrids to the [ReO]3+ and fac-[Re(CO)3]+ cores. X. van Niekerk, T.I.A. Gerber, E.C. Hosten. Polyhedron, 2020, 175, 114195. DOI: 10.1016/j.poly.2019.114195

Coordination Polymers and Polymer Nanofibers for Effective Adsorptive Desulfurization. Dembaremba, T. O., Ogunlaja, A. S., & Tshentu, Z. R. In T. Saleh (Ed.), Nanocomposites for the Desulfurization of Fuels (pp. 168-234), 2020. Hershey, PA: IGI Global. DOI:10.4018/978-1-7998-2146-5.ch006 Web address: https://www.igi-global.com/chapter/coordination-polymers-and-polymer-nanofibers-for-effective-adsorptive-desulfurization/246161

Co-pyrolysis of South African bituminous coal and Scenedesmus microalgae: Kinetics and synergistic effects study. Bothwell Nyoni, Sifundo Duma, Lukanyo Bolo, Shaka Shabangu, Shanganyane P. Hlangothi. Int J Coal Sci Technol, 2020, in press. DOI: 10.1007/s40789-020-00310-7

Crystal structure of 3-acetyl-6-bromo-4-hydroxy-2H-chromen-2-one, C11H7BrO4. Siya T. Hulushe, Meloddy H. Manyeruke, Eric C. Hosten and Perry T. Kaye. Z. Kristallogr. NCS, 2020, 235 (1), 221-222. DOI: 10.1515/ncrs-2019-0590

Curing, thermal and mechanical properties of waste tyre derived reclaimed rubber–wood flour composites. Mohau Justice Phiri, Mapoloko Mpho Phiri, Khotso Mpitso, Shanganyane Percy Hlangothi. Materials Today Communications, 2020, 25, 101204. DOI: 10.1016/j.mtcomm.2020.101204

Effect of single-walled carbon nanotubes on the cure and mechanical properties of reclaimed rubber/natural rubber blends. Jabulani I. Gumede, James Carson, Shanganyane P. Hlangothi, Lukanyo L. Bolo. Materials Today Communications, 2020, 23, 100852. DOI: 10.1016/j.mtcomm.2019.100852

Electrochemical determination of trace sulfur containing compounds in model fuel based on a silver/polyaniline-modified electrode. Siyabonga Shoba, Owolabi M. Bankole and Adeniyi S. Ogunlaja. Anal. Methods, 2020, 12, 1094-1106. DOI: 10.1039/C9AY02382H

Exploring intermolecular contacts in multisubstituted benzaldehyde derivatives: X-ray, Hirshfeld surface and lattice energy analyses. Siya T. Hulushe, Meloddy H. Manyeruke, Marcel Louzada, Sergei Rigin, Eric C. Hosten and Gareth M. Watkins. RSC Adv., 2020, 10, 16861-16874. DOI: 10.1039/c9ra10752e

Four xanthenyl‑derived compounds: a comparative investigation of their host behaviour in the presence potential saturated and unsaturated heterocyclic six‑membered ring guest solvents. Benita Barton. Daniel V. Jooste, Ulrich Senekal, Eric C. Hosten. Journal of Inclusion Phenomena and Macrocyclic Chemistry, 2020, 97, 217-229. DOI: 10.1007/s10847-020-00997-w

Imidazolidine ligands and their coordination behaviour towards the fac-[Re(CO)3]+ core: Unusual synthetic route, spectroscopic and X-Ray crystallographic characterization. G. Habarurema, J. Mukiza, T.I.A. Gerber, T. Mukabagorora, E.C. Hosten, R. Betz. Journal of Organometallic Chemistry, 2020, 906, 121033: DOI: 10.1016/j.jorganchem.2019.121033

Impact of Thiocyanate on Catalytic Abilities of Metal Complexes of 4-N-(4-hydroxy-3-((piperidin-1-yl)methyl) phenyl)acetamide (HL). X-ray Crystal Structure of HL. Ayowole O. Ayeni, Gareth M. Watkins, Eric C. Hosten. Rev. Chim., 2020, 71 (9), 143-152. DOI: 10.37358/RC.20.9.8324

Inclusion ability and selectivity of ethylenediamine derivatives for pyridine in the presence of methylpyridine isomers. Ulrich Senekal, Benita Barton, Eric C. Hosten. J. Incl. Phenom. Macrocycl. Chem., 2020, 96, 251-262. DOI: 10.1007/s10847-019-00966-y

Investigation of the separation potential of xanthenyl- and thioxanthenyl‑based host compounds for pyridine and isomeric picoline mixtures. Benita Barton, Mino R. Caira, Daniel V. Jooste, Eric C. Hosten. Journal of Inclusion Phenomena and Macrocyclic Chemistry, 2020, 98, 223-235. DOI: 10.1007/s10847-020-01023-9

Lanthanide complexes with N-(2,6-dimethylphenyl)oxamate: Synthesis, characterisation and cytotoxicity. Tatenda Madanhire, Hajierah Davids, Melanie C. Pereira, Eric C. Hosten, Abubak’r Abrahams. Polyhedron, 2020, 184, 114561. DOI: 10.1016/j.poly.2020.114561

Lanthanide(III) complexes with N-(2,6-dimethylphenyl)oxamate and 1,10-phenanthroline: Synthesis, characterisation and cytotoxicity against MCF-7, HEC-1A and THP-1 cell lines. Tatenda Madanhire, Melanie C. Pereira, Hajierah Davids, Eric C. Hosten, Abubak'r Abrahams. Polyhedron, 2020, 189, 114713. DOI: 10.1016/j.poly.2020.114713

Microwave-Assisted Synthesis of Cobalt Oxide/Reduced Graphene Oxide (Co3O4–rGo) Composite and its Sulfite Enhanced Photocatalytic Degradation of Organic Dyes. Owolabi M. Bankole, Segun E. Olaseni, Moses A. Adeyemo and Adeniyi S. Ogunlaja. Zeitschrift für Physikalische Chemie, 2020, 234 (10), 1681-1708. DOI: 10.1515/zpch-2019-1524

Mixed-ligand complexes of lanthanides derived from an α-hydroxycarboxylic acid (benzilic acid) and 1,10-phenanthroline: Physicochemical properties and anticancer activity. Tatenda Madanhire, Hajierah Davids, Melanie C. Pereira, Eric C. Hosten, Abubak’r Abrahams. Polyhedron, 2020, 185, 114583. DOI: 10.1016/j.poly.2020.114583

Modelling of Thermal Decomposition Kinetics of Proteins, Carbohydrates and Lipids Using Scenedesmus microalgae thermal Data. Bothwell Nyoni, Phuti Tsipa, Sifundo Duma, Shaka Shabangu and Shanganyane Hlangothi. Asian Journal of Chemistry, 2020, 32 (11), in press.

Nanomaterials: Types, Synthesis and Characterization. T.C. Mokhena, M.J. John, M.A. Sibeko, V.C. Agbakoba, M.J. Mochane, A. Mtibe, T.H. Mokhothu, T.S. Motsoeneng, M.M. Phiri, M.J. Phiri, P.S. Hlangothi, T.G. Mofokeng. Book tittle: Nanomaterials in Biofuels, 2020, pages 115-141.; Publisher: Springer Nature. DOI: 10.1007/978-981-13-9333-4_5

Reclamation of ultra-fine coal with Scenedesmus microalgae and comprehensive combustion property of the Coalgae® composite. Vitus O. Ejesieme, Juan Riaza, Nicole Vorster, Gary Dugmore, Ben Zeelie. J. Energy in Southern Africa, 2020, 31 (1), 14-27. DOI: 10.17159/2413-3051/2020/v31i1a6430

Rhenium(I) and (V) complexes of aroylhydrazone derivatives: Synthesis,spectroscopic and crystallographic studiesJ. Mukiza, G. Habarurema, T.I.A Gerber, E. Hosten, R. Betz, T. Umumararungu. Polyhedron, 2020, 175, 114192. DOI: 10.1016/j.poly.2019.114192

Rhizosediments of Salicornia tegetaria Indicate Metal Contamination in the Intertidal Estuary Zone. Marelé A. Nel, Gletwyn Rubidge, Janine B. Adams and Lucienne R. D. Human. Frontiers in Environmental Science, 2020, 8, 572730. DOI: 10.3389/fenvs.2020.572730

Simultaneous cyclisation and coordination of dithizone to the fac-[Re(CO)3]+ core. J. Mukiza, G. Habarurema, T.I.A Gerber , E. Hosten, J.B. Nkuranga, J.B. Habinshuti, R. Betz. Inorganic Chemistry Communications, 2020, 113, 107804. DOI: 10.1016/j.inoche.2020.107804

Structural elucidation of 1-(3-acetyl-2,6-dihydroxy-4-methoxyphenyl)-4,5-dihydroxy-2-methylanthracene-9,10-dione isolated from Bulbine latifolia (L.) Wild, C24H18O8. Buyiswa G. Hlangothi, Lungelwa Mahanjana, Eric C. Hosten, Fanie R. van Heerden and Maryna van de Venter. Z. Kristallogr. NCS, 2020; 235 (5): 1077-1081. DOI: 10.1515/ncrs-2020-0177

Synthesis and application of a fluorescent “turn-off” triazolyl-coumarin-based fluorescent chemosensor for the sensing of Fe3+ ions in aqueous solutions. Neliswa Mama and Aidan Battison. Arkivoc, 2020, part v, 59-84. DOI: 10.24820/ark.5550190.p011.283

Synthesis of orotic acid derivatives and their effects on stem cell proliferation. Saeed Ali Syed, Amer Mahmood, Musaad Alfayez, Eric C. Hosten, Richard Betz, Abdulrahman M. Al-Obaid, Abdulrahman Ghadeer, Ahmed Bari. Open Chemistry, 2020; 18, 620-627. DOI: 10.1515/chem-2020-0096

Synthesis, characterisation and anticancer activity screening of lanthanide(III) acetate complexes with benzohydrazone and nicotinohydrazone ligands. Tatenda Madanhire, Hajierah Davids, Melanie C. Pereira, Eric C. Hosten, Abubak’r Abrahams. Polyhedron, 2020, 184, 114560. DOI: 10.1016/j.poly.2020.114560

Synthesis, Characterization and Biological Activity of Some Dithiourea Derivatives. Felix Odame, Eric Hosten, Jason Krause, Michelle Isaacs, Heinrich Hoppe, Setshaba D. Khanye, Yasien Sayed, Carminita Frost, Kevin Lobb and Zenixole Tshentu. Acta Chim. Slov., 2020, 67, 764-777. DOI: 10.17344/acsi.2019.5689

Synthesis, Characterization, and Computational Studies of N-[(9E)-8,10,17-Triazatetracyclo[,7.011,16] Heptadeca-1(17),2,4,6,11(16),12,14-Heptaen-9-Ylidene]Benzamide. F. Odame, E. C. Hosten, and Z. R. Tshentu. Journal of Structural Chemistry, 2020, 61 (8), 1177-1185. DOI: 10.1134/S0022476620080016

Synthesis, characterization, molecular docking and antimicrobial activity of copper(II) complexes of metronidazole and 1,10 phenanthroline. Allen T. Gordon, Olufunso O. Abosede, Songeziwe Ntsimango, Sandy van Vuuren, Eric C. Hosten, Adeniyi S. Ogunlaja. Inorganica Chimica Acta, 2020, 510, 119744. DOI: 10.1016/j.ica.2020.119744

Synthesis, crystal structure and docking studies of tetra­cyclic 10-iodo-1,2-di­hydro­iso­quinolino­[2,1-b][1,2,4]benzo­thia­diazine 12,12-di­oxide and its precursors. S. O. Kolade, J. U. Izunobi, E. C. Hosten, I. A. Olasupo, A. S. Ogunlaja and O. B. Familoni. Acta Cryst., 2020, C76, 810-820. DOI: 10.1107/S2053229620009626

Synthesis, crystal structure, experimental and theoretical studies of corrosion inhibition of 2-((4-(2-hydroxy-4-methylbenzyl)piperazin-1-yl)methyl)-5-methylphenol - A Mannich base. Ayowole O. Ayeni, Olawale F. Akinyele, Eric C. Hosten, Emmanuel G. Fakola, Job T. Olalere, Gabriel O. Egharevba, Gareth M. Watkins. Journal of Molecular Structure, 2020, 1219, 128539. DOI:

Synthesis, spectroscopic, structural and antimicrobial studies of a dimeric complex of copper(II) with trichloroacetic acid and metronidazole. Joshua A. Obaleye, Abiodun A. Ajibola, Van B. Bernardus, Eric C. Hosten, Andrew Ozarowski. Inorganica Chimica Acta, 2020, 503, 119404. DOI: 10.1016/j.ica.2019.119404

Synthesis, X-ray crystallography, spectroscopic and in vitro antimicrobial studies of a new Cu(II) complex of trichloroacetic acid and imidazole. Joshua A. Obaleye, Abiodun A. Ajibola, Van B. Bernardus, Eric C. Hosten. Journal of Molecular Structure, 2020, 1203, 127435. DOI: 10.1016/j.molstruc.2019.127435

Techniques to Make Your Atomic Emission Demonstration Unforgettable: The Jacob’s Ladder Arc. Gletwyn R. Rubidge. J. Chem. Educ., 2020, 97, 4091-4096. DOI: 10.1021/acs.jchemed.9b01120

The Activities of the Eastern Province Section of the South African Chemical Institute 1935-1965. Peter Loyson. S. Afr. J. Chem., 2020, 73, 7-14. DOI: 10.17159/0379-4350/2020/v73a2

The crystal structure of (Z)-3-hydrazono-5-nitroindolin-2-one – dimethyl sulfoxide (1/1), C8H6N4O3. Abdulrahman M. Al-Obaid, Saeed Ali Syed, Bari Ahmed and Eric C. Hosten. Z. Kristallogr. NCS, 2020; 235 (2), 501–502. DOI: 10.1515/ncrs-2019-0806

The crystal structure of 2-oxo-2H-chromen-4-yl-acetate, C11H8O4. Siya T. Hulushe, Meloddy H. Manyeruke, Eric C. Hosten, Perry T. Kaye, Gareth M. Watkins and Rui W. M. Krause. Z. Kristallogr. NCS, 2020, 235 (2), 397-398. DOI: 10.1515/ncrs-2019-0698

The crystal structure of 4a-formyl-1,2,3,4,4a,5,6,6a,6b,7,8,8a,9,10,11,12,12a,12b,13,14b-icosahydro-1-2-6a,6b,9,9,12a-heptamethylpicen-10-yl acetate, C32H50O3. Nehemiah Latolla, Eric C. Hosten and Buyiswa G. Hlangothi. Z. Kristallogr. NCS, 2020; 235 (5), 1213-1215. DOI: 10.1515/ncrs-2020-0259

The crystal structure of ethyl-1-(N-(adamantan-1-yl)-carbamothioyl)piperidine-4-carboxylate, C19H30N2O2S. Ahmed Bari, Syed Saeed Ali, Abdulrahman M. Alghadeer, Turki Alturki and Eric C. Hosten. Z. Kristallogr. NCS, 2020, 235 (4), 991-992. DOI: 10.1515/ncrs-2020-0145

The effect of ligand design on the structural and photophysical properties of Nd(III) complexes with Schiff bases of the [(phenylimino)methyl]phenoltype. Sibongile Pikoli, Eric Hosten & Abubak’r Abrahams. Journal of Coordination Chemistry, 2020, 73 (6), 1055-1076. DOI: 10.1080/00958972.2020.1750604

The Reaction of (1,3,4-Oxadiazole-Thiolato) Mercury(II) with Triphenyl Phosphine. H. A. Mohamada, T. I. A. Gerber, and E. C. Hosten. Crystallography Reports, 2020, 65 (7), 1117-1120. DOI: 10.1134/S1063774520070123

trans-N,N′-Bis(9-phenyl-9-xanthenyl)cyclohexane-1,2-diamine and its thioxanthenyl derivative as potential host compounds for the separation of anilines through host‒guest chemistry principles. Benita Barton, Daniel V. Jooste, Eric C. Hosten. Journal of Inclusion Phenomena and Macrocyclic Chemistry, 2020, 97, 159-174. DOI: 10.1007/s10847-020-01002-0

Trends in the management of waste tyres and recent experimental approaches in the analysis of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) from rubber crumbs. Motshabi Alinah Sibeko, Abiodun Olagoke Adeniji, Omobola Oluranti Okoh, Shanganyane Percy Hlangothi. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 2020. DOI: 10.1007/s11356-020-09703-2

Trimesic acid–Theophylline and Isopthalic acid-Caffeine Cocrystals: Synthesis, Characterization, Solubility, Molecular Docking, and Antimicrobial Activity. Olufunso O. Abosede, Allen T. Gordon, Tendai O. Dembaremba, Carolline M.A. Lorentino, Heloísa F. Frota, André L.S. Santos, Eric C. Hosten, Adeniyi S. Ogunlaja. Cryst. Growth Des., 2020, 20 (5), 3510-3522. DOI: 10.1021/acs.cgd.0c00301

Ultrasound promoted synthesis, characterization and computational studies of some thiourea derivatives. Felix Odame, Eric C. Hosten, Kevin Lobb, Zenixole Tshentu. Journal of Molecular Structure, 2020, 1216, 128302. DOI: 10.1016/j.molstruc.2020.128302