Publications - 2020


*76. “Identifying Differing Intracellular Cargo Release Mechanisms by Monitoring in vitro Drug Delivery from MOFs in Real Time”

P. Markopoulou, N. Panagiotou, A. Li, R. Bueno-Perez, D. Madden, S. Buchanan, D. Fairen-Jimenez, P. G. Shiels and R. S. Forgan*

Cell Rep. Phys. Sci. 2020, 1, 100254.


75. “Controlled transdermal release of antioxidant ferulate by a Porous Sc(III) MOF”

G. Osorio-Toribio, M. de J. Velásquez-Hernández, P. G. M. Mileo, J. A. Zárate, J. Aguila-Rosas, G. Leyva-Gómez, R. Sánchez-Sánchez, J. J. Magaña, M. A. Pérez-Díaz, I. Abánades Lázaro, R. S. Forgan, G. Maurin, E. Lima and I. A. Ibarra

iScience 2020, 23, 101156.


*74. “Modulated Self-Assembly of Metal-Organic Frameworks”

R. S. Forgan*

Chem. Sci. 2020, 11, 4546–4562.


Invited Perspective article.

Cited over 150 times.

*73. “Assessing Crystallisation Kinetics of Zr Metal-Organic Frameworks through Turbidity Measurements to Inform Rapid Microwave-Assisted Synthesis”

S. L. Griffin, M. L. Briuglia, J. H. ter Horst and R. S. Forgan*

Chem. Eur. J. 2020, 26, 6910-6918.


Hot Paper.

*72. “Design of a Functionalized Metal-Organic Framework System for Enhanced Targeted Delivery to Mitochondria”

S. Haddad, I. Abánades Lázaro, M. Fantham, A. Mishra, J. Silvestre-Albero, J. W. M. Osterrieth, G. S. Kaminski Schierle, C. F. Kaminski, R. S. Forgan* and D. Fairen-Jimenez

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2020, 142, 6661–6674.


Featured in RSC Chemistry World, 15th April 2020.

Cited over 100 times.

*71. “Correlating Pressure-Induced Emission Modulation with Linker Rotation in a Photoluminescent MOF”

A. Sussardi, C. Hobday, R. J. Marshall, R. S. Forgan,* A. C. Jones and S. A. Moggach

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2020, 59, 8118–8122.


*70. “Multivariate Modulation of the Zr MOF UiO-66 for Defect-Controlled Combination Anticancer Drug Delivery”

I. Abánades Lázaro, C. J. R. Wells and R. S. Forgan*

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2020, 59, 5211-5217.


Cited over 225 times.

*69. “Postsynthetic Modification of MOFs for Biomedical Applications”

P. Markopoulou and R. S. Forgan*

in Metal-Organic Frameworks for Biomedical Applications (2020), Ch12, pp245–276, edited by Mazoud Mosafari. Amsterdam, Netherlands: Elsevier Inc.


Invited book chapter.

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