19) Borah D, Cummins C, Rasappa S, Watson SMD, Pike AR, Horrocks BR, Fulton DA, Houlton A, Liontos G, Ntetsikas K, Avgeropoulos A, Morris MA. Nanoscale silicon substrate patterns from self-assembly of cylinder forming poly (styrene)-block-poly(dimethylsiloxane) block copolymer on silane functionalized surfaces. Nanotechnology 2017, 28(4).

18) Moradpour Hafshejani S, Watson SMD, Tuite EM, Pike AR. Click Modification of Diazido Acridine Intercalators: A Versatile Route Towards Decorated DNA Nanostructures. Chemistry – A European Journal 2015, 21(36), 12611-12615.

17) Whitfield CJ, Turley AT, Tuite EM, Connolly BA, Pike AR. Enzymatic Method for the Synthesis of Long DNA Sequences with Multiple Repeat Units. Angewandte Chemie International Edition 2015, 54(31), 8971-8974.

16) Watson SMD, Pike AR, Pate J, Houlton A, Horrocks BR. DNA-templated nanowires: morphology and electrical conductivity. Nanoscale 2014, 6(8), 4027-4037.

15) Amo-Ochoa P, Alexandre SS, Hribesh S, Galindo MA, Castillo O, Gómez-García CJ, Pike AR, Soler JM, Houlton A, Zamora F. Coordination Chemistry of 6-Thioguanine Derivatives with Cobalt: Toward Formation of Electrical Conductive One-Dimensional Coordination Polymers. Inorganic Chemistry 2013, 52(9), 5290-5299.

14) Moradpour Hafshejani S, Hedley JH, Haigh AO, Pike AR, Tuite EM. Synthesis and binding of proflavine diazides as functional intercalators for directed assembly on DNA. RSC Advances 2013, (3), 18164-18172.

13 ) Mishchenko A, Abdualla M, Rudnev A, Fu Y, Pike AR, Wandlowski T. Electrochemical scanning tunnelling spectroscopy of a ferrocene-modified n-Si(111)-surface: electrolyte gating and ambipolar FET behaviour. Chemical Communications 2011, 47(35), 9807-9809.

  12 ) Galindo MA, Hannant J, Harrington RW, Clegg W, Horrocks BR, Pike AR, Houlton A. Pyrrolyl-, 2-(2-thienyl)pyrrolyl- and 2,5-bis(2-thienyl)pyrrolyl-nucleosides: synthesis, molecular and electronic structure, and redox behaviour of C5-thymidine derivatives. Organic & Biomolecular Chemistry 2011, 9(5), 1555-1564.

11 ) Carlsson S, Gonzalez R, OFarrell N, Patole SN, Connolly BA, Houlton A, Horrocks BR, Pike A. Self-Organisation of Self-Complementary DNA Molecules Covalently Attached to Silicon Surfaces. Science of Advanced Materials 2011, 3(3), 483-489.

10 ) Hannant J, Hedley JH, Pate J, Walli A, Al-Said SAF, Galindo MA, Connolly BA, Horrocks BR, Houlton A, Pike AR. Modification of DNA-templated conductive polymer nanowires via click chemistry. Chemical Communications 2010, 46(32), 5870-5872.

9 ) Houlton A, Pike AR, Galindo MA, Horrocks BR. DNA-based routes to semiconducting nanomaterials. Chemical Communications 2009, (14), 1797-1806.

8 ) Al-Said SAF, Hassanien R, Hannant J, Galindo MA, Pruneanu S, Pike AR, Houlton A, Horrocks BR. Templating Ag on DNA/polymer hybrid nanowires: Control of the metal growth morphology using functional monomers. Electrochemistry Communications 2009, 11(3), 550-553.

7 ) Pike AR, Ryder LC, Horrocks BR, Clegg W, Connolly BA, Houlton A. Ferrocenyl-modified DNA: Synthesis, characterization and integration with semiconductor electrodes. Chemistry: A European Journal 2005, 11(1), 344-353.

6 ) Lie LH, Patole SN, Pike AR, Ryder LC, Connolly BA, Ward AD, Tuite EM, Houlton A, Horrocks BR. Immobilisation and synthesis of DNA on Si(111), nanocrystalline porous silicon and silicon nanoparticles. Faraday Discussions 2004, 125, 235-249.

5 ) Pike AR, Patole SN, Murray NC, Ilyas T, Connolly BA, Horrocks BR, Houlton A. Covalent and non-covalent attachment and patterning of polypyrrole at silicon surfaces. Advanced Materials 2003, 15(3), 254-257.

4 ) Patole SN, Pike AR, Connolly BA, Horrocks BR, Houlton A. STM study of DNA films synthesized on Si(111) surfaces. Langmuir 2003, 19(13), 5457-5463.

3 ) Pike AR, Lie LH, Eagling RA, Ryder LC, Patole SN, Connolly BA, Horrocks BR, Houlton A. DNA on silicon devices: On-chip synthesis, hybridization, and charge transfer. Angewandte Chemie 2002, 41(4), 615-617.

2 ) Pike AR, Ryder LC, Horrocks BR, Clegg W, Elsegood MRJ, Connolly BA, Houlton A. Metallocene – DNA: Synthesis, molecular and electronic structure and DNA incorporation of C5-ferrocenylthymidine derivatives. Chemistry: A European Journal 2002, 8(13), 2891-2899.

1 ) Pike AR, Horrocks BR, Connolly BA, Houlton A. Towards DNA based molecular electronics on silicon. Australian Journal of Chemistry 2002, 55(3), 191.


1 ) PCT/GB2010/051770 (2010) Electrically Conductive DNA Polymer Hybrid and Method of Manufacture.

2) KT110161 (2011) Method of Preparing Macroscopic Assemblies of Nanowires

3) PCT/GB1700531.5 (2016) Novel Polynucleotides with Modifications


1 ) DNA-Modified Single Crystal and Nanoporous Silicon.
Houlton A, Connolly BA, Pike AR, Horrocks BR
Methods in Molecular Biology 2011,199-207