Alternative purification protocols of mixed pyridines in the presence of trans-N,N′-bis(9-phenyl-9-xanthenyl)cyclohexane-1,4-diamine. Benita Barton, Mino R. Caira, Daniel V. Jooste, Eric C. Hosten. Journal of Inclusion Phenomena and Macrocyclic Chemistry, 2021, 99 (3-4), 235-243. DOI: 10.1007/s10847-020-01037-3

Behaviour of host compounds 1,2‑DAX and 1,2‑DAT in the presence of mixed xylene and ethylbenzene guest solvents, and comparisons with their 1,4 host derivatives. Benita Barton, Daniel V. Jooste, Eric C. Hosten. Journal of Inclusion Phenomena and Macrocyclic Chemistry, 2021, 100, 155-167: DOI: 10.1007/s10847-021-01065-7

Bio-Inspired Fabrication of Silver Nanoparticles Using High Altitude Squamulose Lichen Extract and Evaluation of its Antioxidant, Anticandida and Cytotoxic properties. S Shanthi, V. Uma Maheshwari Nallal, Krishnan Anand, Balasubramani Ravindran, Soon Woong Chang, Murugesan Chandrasekaran, Zikhona Tywabi-Ngeva, Pandi Boomi, S Ravikumar, Mohd Shahbaaz Shahbaaz, Magda H Abdellattif, M Razia. Research Square, 2021, in press. DOI: 10.21203/

Chemical surface etching methods for ground tire rubber as sustainable approach for environmentally-friendly composites development– a review. Mapoloko Mpho Phiri, Mohau Justice Phiri, Krzysztof Formela, Shanganyane Percy Hlangothi. Composites Part B, 2021, 204, 108429. DOI: 10.1016/j.compositesb.2020.108429

Co-combustion Characteristics of coal-Scenedesmus Microalgae Blends and Their Resulting Ash. NE Magida, LL Bolo, SP Hlangothi, G Dugmore, AS Ogunlaja. Combustion Science and Technology, 2021, 193 (3), 419-436. DOI: 10.1080/00102202.2019.1658577

Comparing the host behaviour of roof-shaped compounds trans-9,10-dihydro-9,10-ethanoanthracene-11,12-dicarboxylic acid and its dimethyl ester in the presence of mixtures of xylene and ethylbenzene guests. Benita Barton, Ulrich Senekal and Eric C. Hosten. CrystEngComm, 2021, 23, 4560-4572. DOI: 10.1039/D1CE00594D

Complementary host behaviour of trans‑cyclohexane‑1,4‑diamine derivatives during recrystallization processes from mixed anilines. Benita Barton, Daniel V. Jooste, Eric C. Hosten. Journal of Inclusion Phenomena and Macrocyclic Chemistry, 2021, 99, 33-42. DOI: 10.1007/s10847-020-00998-9

Effect of Adding Chelating Ligands on the Catalytic Performance of Rh-Promoted MoS2 in the Hydrodesulfurization of Dibenzothiophene. Siphumelele Majodina, Zenixole R. Tshentu and Adeniyi S. Ogunlaja. Catalysts, 2021, 11, 1398. DOI: 10.3390/catal11111398

Effects of Algal Biomass Blending on Coal Decomposition Behaviour and Kinetics at Intermediate Pyrolysis Regimes. Bothwell Nyoni, Phuti Tsipa , Haleden Chiririwa and Shanganyane Hlangothi. Asian Journal of Chemistry, 2021, 33 (6), 1379-1384. DOI: 10.14233/ajchem.2021.23069

Host selectivity behaviour of transN,N′‑bis(9‑phenyl‑9‑xanthenyl) cyclohexane‑1,2‑diamine and transN,N′‑bis(9‑phenyl‑9‑thioxanthenyl)cyclohexane‑1,2‑diamine when presented with six‑membered heterocyclic guest mixtures. Benita Barton, Daniel V. Jooste, Eric C. Hosten. Journal of Inclusion Phenomena and Macrocyclic Chemistry, 2021, 100, 177-188. DOI: 10.1007/s10847-021-01069-3

Incremental Capacity Analysis as a State of Health Estimation Method for Lithium-Ion Battery Modules with Series-Connected Cells. Amelie Krupp, Ernst Ferg, Frank Schuldt, Karen Derendorf, Carsten Agert. Batteries 2021, 7 (1), 2. DOI: 10.3390/batteries7010002

Influence of Kraft lignin on the properties of rubber composites. Matshidiso Makhalema, Percy Hlangothi, Setumo Victor Motloung, Lehlohonolo Fortune Koao, Tshwafo Elias Motaung. Wood Research, 2021, 66 (2), 285-296. DOI: 10.37763/wr.1336-4561/66.2.285296

Influence of surface modification of zinc oxide-based nanomaterials on the photocatalytic reduction of carbon dioxide. M. Mgolombane, S. Majodina, O.M. Bankole, E.E. Ferg, A.S. Ogunlaja. Materials Today Chemistry, 2021, 20, 100446. DOI: 10.1016/j.mtchem.2021.100446

Monodentate N/S-donor benzothiazole and benzimidazole coordination to the [Re(CO)3]+ core. X. van Niekerk, T.I.A. Gerber, E.C. Hosten. Polyhedron, 2021, 203, 115171. DOI: 10.1016/j.poly.2021.115171

Organic chemical devulcanization of rubber vulcanizates in supercritical carbon dioxide and associated less eco-unfriendly approaches: A review. Jabulani I Gumede, Buyiswa G Hlangothi, Chris D Woolard and Shanganyane P Hlangothi. Waste Management & Research, April 2021, 1-14. DOI: 10.1177/0734242X211008515

Organophosphate pesticides sequestered in tissues of a seagrass species - Zostera capensis from a polluted watershed. Chijioke Olisah, Lucienne R.D. Human, Gletwyn Rubidge, Janine B. Adams. Journal of Environmental Management, 2021, 300, 113657. DOI: 10.1016/j.jenvman.2021.113657

Palladium(II) complexes of (t‑butyl salicylidene) diphenyl disulphide diamine: synthesis, structure, spectral characterization and catalytic properties. Minu G. Bhowon, Sabina Jhaumeer Laulloo, Eric C. Hosten, Sumayya Elaheebacus, Mounisha R. Dowlut. Transition Metal Chemistry, 2021, 46, 537-545.

Photocatalytic decontamination of toxic hexavalent chromium in water over graphitic carbon nitride supported sulfur nanoparticles. OM Bankole, TD Olorunsola, AS Ogunlaja. Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology A: Chemistry, 2021, 405, 112934. DOI: 10.1016/j.jphotochem.2020.112934

Physical stability enhancement and antimicrobial properties of a sodium ionic cocrystal with theophylline. Siphumelele Majodina, Lubabalo Ndima, Olufunso O. Abosede, Eric C. Hosten, Carolline M. A. Lorentino, Heloísa F. Frota, Leandro S. Sangenito, Marta H. Branquinha, André L. S. Santos and Adeniyi S. Ogunlaja. CrystEngComm, 2021, 23 (2), 335-252. DOI: 10.1039/d0ce01387k

Potential facile separation strategy for mixtures of 3- and 4-methylpyridine by employing N,N′-bis(9-phenyl-9-xanthenyl)ethylenediamine as an alternative host compound. Benita Barton, Lize de Jager, Ulrich Senekal, Ernst Ferg, Eric C. Hosten. Journal of Inclusion Phenomena and Macrocyclic Chemistry, 2021, 100, 233-241: DOI: 10.1007/s10847-021-01070-w

Preparation of bio-oil from Scenedesmus acutus using thermochemical liquefaction in a 1 L reactor. H. Baloyi, S. Marx. Journal of Energy in Southern Africa, 2021, 32 (2), 1-10. DOI: 10.17159/2413-3051/2021/v32i2a8903

Redetermination of the crystal structure of 3-bromonitrobenzene at 200 K, C6H4BrNO2 – temperature effects on cell constants. Pholani Manana, Eric C. Hosten and Richard Betz. Z. Kristallogr. - N. Cryst. Struct. 2021, 236 (6), 1131-1133. DOI: 10.1515/ncrs-2021-0226

Scattering Studies of Cellulose Nanoparticle-based Advanced Materials (Chapter 12). Motshabi Alinah Sibeko, Tladi Gideon Mofokeng, Mpho Phillip Motloung & Shanganyane Percy Hlangothi. Book title: Cellulose Nanoparticles: Chemistry and Fanudamentals; Publisher: Royal Society of Chemistry, 2021, pages 301-316. DOI: 10.1039/9781788019521-00301

Selective diammonium reagents hosted on nanofibers for recovery of iridium from rhodium: Theoretical and experimental studies. Avela Majavu, Pulleng Moleko-Boyce, Cyprian B. Moyo, Zenixole R. Tshentu. Separation and Purification Technology, 2021, 257, 117895. DOI: 10.1016/j.seppur.2020.117895

Selectivity behaviour of two roof-shaped host compounds in the presence of xylene and ethylbenzene guest mixtures. Benita Barton, Brandon Barnardo and Eric C. Hosten. CrystEngComm, 2021, 23, 7278-7288. DOI: 10.1039/d1ce01149a

Simple ultrasound-heating process for preparation of magnetite-sulphur adsorbent for rapid uptake of phosphate ion in solution. Owolabi M. Bankole, Adeniyi S. Ogunlaja, Moses A. Adeyemo, Segun E.Olaseni, Olayinka S. Adanlawo, Kehinde I. Ojubola and Andy O. Enijuni. International Journal of Environmental Analytical Chemistry, 2021, 1-24. DOI: 10.1080/03067319.2021.1910245

Spectroscopic and structural characterization of Zn(ii) bis(n-ethyl-n-ethanol dithiocarbamate) and its adducts with n-donor ligands. D. C. Onwudiwe, J. O. Adeyemi, R. T. Papane, F. F. Bobinihi, and E. Hosten. Journal of Structural Chemistry, 2021, 62 (3), 412-421. DOI: 10.1134/S0022476621030070

Status of Recovery of Strategic Metals from Spent Secondary Products. Luthando Xolo, Pulleng Moleko-Boyce, Hlamulo Makelane, Nobathembu Faleni and Zenixole R. Tshentu. Minerals, 2021, 11, 673. DOI: 10.3390/min11070673

Synthesis and crystal structure of hexaaquacopper(II) 2,5-dicarboxyterephthalate, C10H16O14Cu. Bukunola K. Oguntade, Siya T. Hulushe, Eric C. Hosten and Gareth M. Watkins. Z. Kristallogr. NCS, 2021, 236 (1), 37-38. DOI: 10.1515/ncrs-2020-0454

Synthesis of novel methoxyether derivative of isopulegol in a packed‑bed flow reactor. Upenyu Guyo, Buyiswa G. Hlangothi, Ben Zeelie. Monatshefte für Chemie - Chemical Monthly, 2021, 152, 695-704. DOI: 10.1007/s00706-021-02778-8

Synthesis, characterization and density functional theory of copper(II) complex and cobalt(II) coordination polymer for detection of nitroaromatic explosives. Adedibu C. Tella, Victoria T. Olayemi, Folahan A. Adekola, Adetola C. Oladipo, Vincent O. Adimula, Joseph O. Ogar, Eric C. Hosten, Adeniyi S. Ogunlaja, Stephen P. Argent, Robert Mokaya. Inorganica Chimica Acta, 2021, 515, 120048. DOI: 10.1016/j.ica.2020.120048

Synthesis, Characterization, and X-ray Crystal Structure Analysis of Zinc(II) Complex Based on 2-benzimidazolethiole. Karwan Omer Ali, Hikmat Ali Mohamad, Eric Hosten, Thomas Gerber. Egypt. J. Chem., 2021, 64 (5), 2415-2419. DOI: 10.21608/EJCHEM.2021.55124.3155

Synthesis, Characterization, and X‑ray Crystal Structure Analysis of Cu(I)/Cu(II) Complexes of Phenanthridine and Triphenylphosphine. Hikmat Ali Mohamad, Karwan Omer Ali, Eric Hosten, Thomas Gerber. Chinese Journal of Inorganic Chemistry, 2021, 37 (6) 1106-1112. DOI: 10.11862/CJIC.2021.114

Synthesis, characterization, computational studies and DPPH scavenging activity of some triazatetracyclic derivatives. F. Odame, Eric C. Hosten, R. Betz, J. Krause, Carminita L. Frost, K. Lobb, Zenixole R. Tshentu2. Journal of the Iranian Chemical Society, 2021, 18, 1979-1995. DOI: 10.1007/s13738-021-02158-3

Synthesis, characterization, crystal structures, and anticancer activity of some new 2,3-dihydro-1,5-benzoxazepines. Felix Odame, Recardia Schoeman, Jason Krause, Eric C. Hosten, Zenixole R. Tshentu, Carminita Frost. Medicinal Chemistry Research, 2021, 30, 987-1004. DOI: 10.1007/s00044-021-02706-9

Synthesis, crystal structure with free radical scavenging activity and theoretical studies of Schiff bases derived from 1-naphthylamine, 2,6-diisopropylaniline, and substituted benzaldehyde. Segun Daniel Oladipo, Tunde Lewis Yusuf, Sizwe Joshua Zamisa, Gideon Femi Tolufashe, Kolawole Ayodapo Olofinsan, Zikhona Tywabi-Ngeva and Nonhlangabezo Mabuba. European Journal of Chemistry, 2021, 12 (2), 204-215. DOI: 10.5155/eurjchem.12.2.204-215.2088

Synthesis, crystallographic, computational and molecular docking studies of new acetophenone-benzoylhydrazones. Temitope A. Ajayeoba, Joseph O. Woods, Ayowole O. Ayeni, Tomilola J. Ajayi , Raji A. Akeem , Eric C. Hosten , Olawale F. Akinyele. Journal of Molecular Structure, 2021, 1237, 130275. DOI: 10.1016/j.molstruc.2021.130275

Synthesis, optical and structural characterisation of ZnS nanoparticles derived from Zn(II) dithiocarbamate complexes. Damian C. Onwudiwe, Jerry O. Adeyemi, Rebecca T. Papane, Felicia F. Bobinihi, Eric Hosten. Open Chemistry, 2021, 19, 1134-1147. DOI: 10.1515/chem-2021-0094

Synthesis, structural and DFT investigation of Zn(nba)2(meim)2 for adsorptive removal of eosin yellow dye from aqueous solution. Adetola C. Oladipo, Adedibu C. Tella, Victoria T. Olayemi, Vincent O. Adimula, Tendai O. Dembaremba, Adeniyi S. Ogunlaja, Hadley S. Clayton, Guy J. Clarkson, and Richard I. Walton. Z. Anorg. Allg. Chem., 2021, 647, 783-793. DOI: 10.1002/zaac.202000425

Synthesis, structural and DFT investigation of Zn(nba)2(meim)2 for adsorptive removal of eosin yellow dye from aqueous solution. Adetola C. Oladipo, Adedibu C. Tella, Victoria T. Olayemi, Vincent O. Adimula, Tendai O. Dembaremba, Adeniyi S. Ogunlaja, Hadley S. Clayton, Guy J. Clarkson, Richard I. Walton. Zeitschrift für anorganische und allgemeine Chemie, 2021, 647 (7), 783-793. DOI: 10.1002/zaac.202000425

The crystal structure of N-(adamantan-1-yl)-piperidine-1-carbothioamide, C16H26N2S. Ahmed Bari, Eric C. Hosten, AlObaid Abdulrahman and Ghani Usman. Z. Kristallogr. NCS, 2020, 236 (2), 429-430. DOI: 10.1515/ncrs-2020-0609

The state of persistent organic pollutants in South African estuaries: A review of environmental exposure and sources. Chijioke Olisah, Janine B. Adams, Gletwyn Rubidge. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety, 2021, 219, 112316. DOI: 10.1016/j.ecoenv.2021.112316

Two–three parameters isotherm modeling, kinetics with statistical validity, desorption and thermodynamic studies of adsorption of Cu(II) ions onto zerovalent iron nanoparticles. Adewumi O. Dada, Folahan A. Adekola, Ezekiel O. Odebunmi, Adeniyi S. Ogunlaja & Olugbenga S. Bello. Scientific Reports, 2021, 11, 16454. DOI: 10.1038/s41598-021-95090-8

Valorization of products from grounded-coffee beans. Shawn Gouws & Michael Muller. Scientific Reports, 2021, 11, 20445. DOI: 10.1038/s41598-021-99938-x