Chem. Commun.



Carbon-free silicon/polyaniline hybrid anodes with 3D conductive structures for superior lithium-ion batteries ()
Chem. Commun., 2020, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC09132G, Communication Jun Zhou, Ling Zhou, Lishan Yang, Tao Chen, Jiaqi Li, Hao Pan, Ya Hui Yang, Zhongchang Wang We design a carbon-free Si/polyaniline hybrid anode composed of porous Si dendrites and oxalic acid doped polyaniline coatings. Such a 3D conductive porous structure offers feasibility to facilitate the transport... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Synthesis and Reactivity of a Terminal Aluminium-Imide Bond ()
Chem. Commun., 2020, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC09214E, Communication Mathew David Anker, Ryan James Schwamm, Martyn P Coles The reaction of the potassium aluminyl K[Al(NONDipp)] (NONDipp = [O(SiMe2NDipp)2]2–, Dipp = 2,6-iPr2C6H3) with an organic azide generates the aluminium imide complex, K[Al(NONDipp)(NMes)] (Mes = mesityl = 2,4,6-Me3C6H2). DFT calculations... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Diarylethene annulated isomer as a highly-conductive molecular wire evaluated by the exchange interaction between two nitroxides ()
Chem. Commun., 2020, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC10017B, Communication Youki Sumiya, Kenji Higashiguchi, Kenji Matsuda Bis(imino nitroxide) bridged by diarylethene annulated isomer was synthesized and the exchange interaction between two radicals were determined by the simulation of ESR spectrum. The exchange interaction was found to... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Stabilisation of high-valent Cu3+ in a Keggin-type polyoxometalate ()
Chem. Commun., 2020, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC09235H, Communication Xiang Li, Yuanhang Ren, Zhewei Weng, Bin Yue, Heyong He An unprecedented Keggin-type Cu3+-containing polyoxometalate Cs3H[PW11O39CuIII]·11H2O (1-Cs) was successfully synthesised through a newly-developed Ag+-promoted chemical oxidation by S2O82- in aqueous medium and systematical characterisation with powder XRD, XPS, IR, UV-Vis... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Bi nanodendrite for efficient electrocatalytic N2 fixation to NH3 under ambient conditions ()
Chem. Commun., 2020, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC09803H, Communication Fengyi Wang, Xu Lv, Xiaojuan Zhu, Juan Du, Siyu Lu, Abdulmohsen Ali Alshehri, Khalid Ahmad Alzahrani, Baozhan Zheng, Xuping Sun lectrochemical N2 reduction has emerged as a sustainable and eco-friendly route for artificial synthesis of NH3 under ambient conditions, but active electrocatalysts are needed to drive the N2 reduction reaction... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Neutron Diffraction Structural Study of CO2 Binding in Mixed-Metal CPM-200 Metal-Organic Frameworks ()
Chem. Commun., 2020, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC09904B, Communication Anthony J. Campanella, Benjamin A. Trump, Eric Gosselin, Eric D Bloch, Craig M Brown Metal-organic frameworks featuring open metal coordination sites have been widely studied for the separation of gas mixtures. For CO2/N2 separations, these materials have shown considerable promise. Herein, we report the... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Rhodium-catalyzed annulative coupling of N-aryl-2-aminopyridine and propargylic amine via selective C−C and C-H bond activation ()
Chem. Commun., 2020, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC09777E, Communication Xiangge Zhou, Shiyu He, Xufei Yan, Yanxi Lei, Haifeng Xiang A Rh(III)-Catalyzed/Cu(II)-Mediated cascade reaction between N-aryl-2-aminopyridine and propargylic amine has been developed. Selective C(sp2)-H bond activation and C(sp)-C(sp3) cleavage occurred during reaction, which was followed by cyclization reaction to provide... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Distinct difference of azido sugar metabolic rate between neural stem cells and fibroblast and its application for decontamination of chemically induced neural stem cells ()
Chem. Commun., 2020, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC09362A, Communication Yiqian Ren, Yao Qiang, Xinrui Duan, Zhengping Li In our report, we found a distinct difference in azido sugar metabolic rate between neural stem cells and fibroblasts, which can be used for selective removal of fibroblasts from neural... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Asymmetric Construction of Quaternary α-Nitro Amides by Palladium-Catalyzed C(sp3)–H Arylation ()
Chem. Commun., 2020, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC07854A, Communication Wei-Xin Kong, Shi-Jing Xie, Yao-Zi CaoChen, Chao-Wei Zhang, Chuanyong Wang, Wei-Liang Duan Pd-catalyzed enantioselective C(sp3)-H arylation of N-(o-Br-aryl) anilides has been disclosed, and quaternary α-nitro amides were constructed with up to 98% ee. The presence of the nitro group on the substrate... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Fsp3-Rich and Diverse Fragments Inspired by Natural Products as a Collection to Enhance Fragment-Based Drug Discovery ()
Chem. Commun., 2020, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC09796A, Communication Abigail Rose Hanby, Nikolaj Sten Sten Troelsen, Thomas Osberger, Sarah L. Kidd, Kim Thollund Mortensen, David R Spring Herein, we describe the natural product inspired synthesis of 38 complex small molecules based upon 20 unique frameworks suitable for fragment-based screening. Utilising an efficient strategy, two key building block... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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The Ambiguous Behaviour of Diphosphines Towards the Quasilinear Iron(I) Complex [Fe(N(SiMe3)2)2]- – Between Inertness, P−C Bond Cleavage and C−C Double Bond Isomerisation ()
Chem. Commun., 2020, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC08968C, Communication Gunnar Werncke, Igor Müller Chelating phosphines are widely used as robust and reliable ligands in catalysis. We show, that the anionic iron(I) complex [FeI(N(SiMe3)2)2]- is able to selectively cleave a P-aryl bond of 1,2-bis(diphenylphosphino)benzene.... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Total Degradation of Extracellular Amyloid by Miniature Artificial Protease ()
Chem. Commun., 2020, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC09409A, Communication Tanmay Mondal, Bhubaneswar Mandal A miniaturized mimic of the active site of a protease, chymotrypsin, was linked to a target recognition unit to generate the “Miniature Artificial Proteases” (mAPs). Time-resolved MALDI-TOF data analyses indicated... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Stereoselective Synthesis of Trifluoromethyl-substituted 2H-Furan-Amines from Enaminones ()
Chem. Commun., 2020, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC08582C, Communication Xiaoyu Liang, Pan Guo, Wenjie Yang, Meng Li, Chengzhou Jiang, Wangbin Sun, Teck-Peng Loh, Yaojia Jiang A straightforward strategy to synthesis of highly functionalized trifluoromethyl 2H-furans is described. The copper catalyzed method relies on a cascade cyclic reaction between enaminones and N-tosylhydrazones. The method allows the... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Conformationally rigid pyrazoloquinazoline α-amino acids: one- and two-photon induced fluorescence ()
Chem. Commun., 2020, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC09064A, Communication Open Access Open Access Creative Commons Licence  This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported Licence. Jonathan D. Bell, Alexander H. Harkiss, David Nobis, Eilidh Malcolm, Astrid Knuhtsen, Christopher R. Wellaway, Andrew G. Jamieson, Steven W. Magennis, Andrew Sutherland Conformationally rigid unnatural α-amino acids bearing a pyrazoloquinazoline ring system that are amenable to both one- and two-photon excitation have been developed as new fluorescent probes. To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Temperature-responsive dissolution/recrystallization of Zn MOF enables the maximum efficiency and recyclability of catalysts ()
Chem. Commun., 2020, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC09342G, Communication Xiao Chen, Huan Zhang, Mingkai Zhang, Yong Zou, Sai Zhang, Yongquan Qu A novel strategy through a temperature-responsive dissolution and recrystallization process has successfully achieved 100% atomic utilization and easy recyclability of heterogeneous DMZnF catalysts for highly efficient dehydrogenation of DMF–H2O. To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Tuning the size of photo-deposited metal nanoparticles via manipulating surface defect structures of TiO2 nanocrystals ()
Chem. Commun., 2020, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC09642F, Communication Xian Zhou, Kun Qian, Yunshang Zhang, Dan Li, Zeyue Wei, Huijuan Wang, Run Ye, Jiandang Liu, Bangjiao Ye, Weixin Huang The influence of surface defect structures on photo-generated charge separation. To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Microwave exfoliation of organic-intercalated fluorographites ()
Chem. Commun., 2020, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC09574H, Communication Viktor G. Makotchenko, Ekaterina D. Grayfer, Alexander N. Mikheev, Andrey V. Arzhannikov, Anatoly I. Saprykin Microwave exfoliation of intercalated fluorinated graphite (C2F) proceeds differently depending on the nature of the “guest” and produces multi-layer graphenes. To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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pH stimulus-disaggregated BODIPY: an activated photodynamic/photothermal sensitizer applicable to tumor ablation ()
Chem. Commun., 2020, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC09790B, Communication Yongchao Liu, Chengyan Xu, Lili Teng, Hong-Wen Liu, Tian-Bing Ren, Shuai Xu, Xiaofeng Lou, Haowei Guo, Lin Yuan, Xiao-Bing Zhang A pH activated photodynamic/photothermal sensitizer applicable to tumor ablation. To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Engineering the energy gap of black phosphorene quantum dots by surface modification for efficient chemiluminescence ()
Chem. Commun., 2020, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC09355A, Communication Houjing Liu, Yingying Su, Tong Sun, Dongyan Deng, Yi Lv In this work, NH2-functionalized BPQDs (N-BPQDs) were purposely synthesized with small the energy gap for efficient chemiluminescence (CL) with the assistance of persulfate (K2S2O8). To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Macrocyclic cyanocobalamin (vitamin B12) as a homogeneous electrocatalyst for water oxidation under neutral conditions ()
Chem. Commun., 2020, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC08838E, Communication Hossain M. Shahadat, Hussein A. Younus, Nazir Ahmad, Shiguo Zhang, Serge Zhuiykov, Francis Verpoort Homogeneous electrochemical water oxidation under neutral conditions using impressively stable vitamin B12. To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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A Lutidine-Promoted Photoredox Catalytic Atom-Transfer Radical Cyclization Reaction for the Synthesis of 4-Bromo-3,3-dialkyl-octahydro-indol-2-ones ()
Chem. Commun., 2020, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC09876C, Communication Quan-Sheng Zhao, GuoQiang Xu, Ji-Tao Xu, Zhu-Yin Wang, PengFei Xu Reported herein is a visible‐light‐catalyzed photoredox atom-transfer radical cyclization (ATRC) halo-alkylation of 1,6-dienes with α-halo-ketones as the ATRC reagent. This process exhibits high atom economy, high step economy, and high... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Twisted Schiff-base macrocycle showing excited-state intramolecular proton-transfer (ESIPT): assembly and sensing properties ()
Chem. Commun., 2020, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC09540C, Communication Xin-Long Ni, Qing Yu, Shou-Ting Wu, Huaiyu Chen, Qi-Long Zhang, Hong Xu, Ya-Li Huang, Bixue Zhu, Xiaodong Zhang A Schiff-base macrocyclic host (MH) showing ESIPT and AIEE is reported for the first time, the fluorescent macrocycle that exhibited good pH tolerance and could serve as a probe for... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Chemically Dual-Site Capture of NH3 by Unprecedently Low-Viscous Deep Eutectic Solvents ()
Chem. Commun., 2020, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC09043F, Communication Wen-Jing Jiang, Fu-Yu Zhong, Linsen Zhou, Hailong Peng, Jie-Ping Fan, Kuan Huang It is unprecedently found that ethylamine hydrochloride (EaCl) and phenol (PhOH) can form a new type of deep eutectic solvents (DESs) with quite low viscosities. The strong hydron-bond donating ability... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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A Novel Signal Self-enhancement Photoelectrochemical Immunosensor without Addition Sacrificial Agent in Solution Based on Ag2S/CuS/α-Fe2O3 n-p-n Heterostructure Films ()
Chem. Commun., 2020, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC09721J, Communication Min Chen, Cun Wang, Hui Meng, Fangjing Mo, Yingzi Fu A novel signal self-enhancement photoelectrochemical immuno-sensor has been developed based on the curing of sacrificial agent SO32-coated-Au NPs sensitizing the Ag2S/CuS/α-Fe2O3 n-p-n hetero-structure films for the first time. This strategy... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Dynamic Kinetic Resolution of a Tertiary Alcohol ()
Chem. Commun., 2020, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC09103C, Communication Franziska Kühn, Satoko Katsuragi, Yasuhiro Oki, Cedric Scholz, Shuji Akai, Harald Gröger In spite of the tremendous success of dynamic kinetic resolutions for a broad range of compound classes, tertiary alcohols and their corresponding esters have still remained as one of the... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Phototriggered Labeling and Crosslinking by 2-Nitrobenzyl Alcohol Derivatives with Amine Selectivity ()
Chem. Commun., 2020, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC09449K, Communication Chenxi Wang, Yuan Liu, Chunyan Bao, Yuan Xue, Yaowu Zhou, Dasheng Zhang, Qiuning Lin, Linyong Zhu Here we report the use of 2-nitrobenzyl alcohol (NB) as a photoreactive group with amine selectivity and explore its applications for photoaffinity labeling and crosslinking of biomolecules. This work confirms... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Highly regioselective ring-opening of epoxides with amines: A metal- and solvent-free protocol for the synthesis of β-amino alcohols ()
Chem. Commun., 2020, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC09048G, Communication Dong Li, Jing Wang, Shibo Yu, Silei Ye, Wenjie Zou, Hongbin Zhang, Jingbo Chen We herein report a metal- and solvent-free acetic acid-mediated ring-opening reaction of epoxides with amines. This process provides β-amino alcohols in high yields with excellent regioselectivity. Importantly, this epoxide ring-opening... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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H2 activation by zirconaziridinium ions: σ-bond metathesis versus Frustrated Lewis pairs reactivity ()
Chem. Commun., 2020, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC09466K, Communication Peter H.M. Budzelaar, David L Hughes, Manfred Bochmann, Alceo Macchioni, Luca Rocchigiani Zirconaziridinium ions [Cp2Zr(η2-CH2NR2]+ can potentially activate H2 by two routes: σ-bond metathesis, or FLP reactivity. We show here that Zr-C hydrogenolysis by σ-bond metathesis precedes and enables subsequent heterolytic H2... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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The crystal structure of a natural DNA polymerase complexed with mirror DNA ()
Chem. Commun., 2020, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC09351F, Communication Jinsu An, Jaewoo Choi, Dohyeon Hwang, Jihyun Park, Charles W. Pemble IV, Kyoung-Ran Kim, Thi Hoai Men Duong, Heechul  Ahn, Hak Suk Chung, Dae-Ro Ahn The intrinsic L-DNA binding properties of a natural DNA polymerase was discovered. The binding affinity of Dpo4 polymerase for L-DNA was comparable to that for D-DNA. The crystal structure of... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Photocatalytic Decarboxylative Alkenylation of α-Amino and α-Hydroxy Acid-derived Redox Active Esters by NaI/PPh3 Catalysis ()
Chem. Commun., 2020, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC09654J, Communication Ya-Ting Wang, Ming-Chen Fu, Bin Zhao, Rui Shang, Yao Fu Herein we report photocatalytic decarboxylative alkenylation reactions of N-(acyloxy)phthalimide derived from α-amino and α-hydroxy acids with 1,1-diarylethene, and with cinnamic acid derivatives through double decarboxylation, using sodium iodide and triphenylphosphine... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Copper-mediated tandem ring-opening/cyclization reaction of cyclopropanols with aryldiazonium salts: synthesis of N-arylpyrazoles ()
Chem. Commun., 2020, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC09657D, Communication Jidan Liu, Erjie Xu, Jinyuan Jiang, Zeng Huang, Liyao Zheng, Zhao-Qing Liu A general method for the synthesis of structurally diverse N-arylpyrazoles from readily available cyclopropanols and aryldiazonium salts is disclosed. The reaction was conducted at room temperature within minutes with broad... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Hydrophilic Polyphosphoester-Conjugated Fluorinated Chlorin as an Entirely Biodegradable Nano-photosensitizer for Reliable and Efficient Photodynamic Therapy ()
Chem. Commun., 2020, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/D0CC00142B, Communication Zhiyong Liu, Mengsi Wu, Yudong Xue, Chao Chen, Frederik R Wurm, Minbo Lan, Weian Zhang An entirely biodegradable nano-photosensitizer platform (PPE-FP2) was fabricated by conjugating the photosensitizer TFPC to hydrophilic polyphosphoesters (PPEs) for efficiently liberating photosensitizers at the tumor site. The entire biodegradability of PPE-FP2... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Metal-free [3 + 3] benzannulation of 1-indanylidene-malononitrile with Morita–Baylis–Hillman carbonates: direct access to strong fluorescent functionalized fluorene and fluorenone derivatives ()
Chem. Commun., 2020, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/D0CC00143K, Communication Ya-Sa Xie, Run-Feng Huang, Ran Li, Chuan-Bao Zhang, Ji-Ya Fu, Lili Zhao, Jin-Fang Yuan An efficient [3 + 3] benzannulation of Morita–Baylis–Hillman carbonates with 1-indanylidenemalononitrile was achieved under metal-free reaction conditions selectively delivering a wide range of functional multi-substituted fluorene or fluorenone compounds in... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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A liquid metal composite by ZIF-8 encapsulation ()
Chem. Commun., 2020, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC09330C, Communication Yong Liu, Qian Wang, Jinqi Deng, Wei Zhang A liquid metal@ZIF-8 composite with a tunable core/shell structure is developed by a polymer-bridged growth mechanism. To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Directed arrangement of siRNA via polymerization-induced electrostatic self-assembly ()
Chem. Commun., 2020, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC08858J, Communication Liangliang Shen, Yahui Li, Qunzan Lu, Xiaoliang Qi, Xuan Wu, Zaigang Zhou, Jianliang Shen Herein, polymerization-induced electrostatic self-assembly (PIESA) is conducted to mediate the self-assembly behavior of short interfering RNA (siRNA) for the first time. In PIESA, siRNA not only formed a simple electrostatic... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Modular synthesis of substituted-9,14-diaryl-9,14-dihydrodibenzo[a,c]phenazine via subsequent Buchwald-Hartwig amination and C-H amination strategy ()
Chem. Commun., 2020, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC09997B, Communication Xiaobin Li, Chengxi Zhang, Chenchen Wang, Wenqiang Ye, Qian Zhang, Zhiyun Zhang, Jianhua Su, Yifeng Chen, He Tian Herein, we report a modular synthetic approach of 9,14-diaryl-9,14-dihydrodibenzo[a,c]phenazine derivatives allowing the facile (C10 to C13)-substitution modification of the desired product. This synthetic route enables the aromatic substitution in a... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Human serum albumin as an intrinsic signal amplification amplifier for ultrasensitive assays of the prostate-specific antigen in human plasma ()
Chem. Commun., 2020, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC08501G, Communication Le Yang, Jing Zheng, Zhen Zou, Haiyan Cai, Peng Qi, Zhihe Qing, Qi Yan, Liping Qiu, Weihong Tan, Ronghua Yang Endogenous human serum albumin is used as an intrinsic signal amplification amplifier for ultrasensitive assays of disease biomarkers in blood tests. To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Metal-free regioselective C–H chalcogenylation of coumarins/(hetero)arenes at ambient temperature ()
Chem. Commun., 2020, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC09001K, Communication Zengqiang Song, Chaochao Ding, Shaoli Wang, Qian Dai, Yaoguang Sheng, Zhilong Zheng, Guang Liang A novel and practical method for the direct regioselective chalcogenylation of coumarins at the C3-postion and selenation of other (hetero)arenes has been achieved using PIFA as a promoter at room temperature. To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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High-efficiency cathodic electrochemiluminescence of the tris(2,2′-bipyridine)ruthenium(II)/N-hydroxy compound system and its use for sensitive “turn-on” detection of mercury(II) and methyl blue ()
Chem. Commun., 2020, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC09973E, Communication Muhammad Saqib, Shahida Bashir, Shimeles Addisu Kitte, Haijuan Li, Yongdong Jin N-Hydroxysuccinimide (NHS) and N-hydroxysulfosuccinimide (NHSS) were exploited as efficient coreactants for cathodic Ru(bpy)32+ electrochemiluminescence (ECL) in neutral medium. To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Homogeneous photoelectrochemical biosensing via synergy of G-quadruplex/hemin catalysed reactions and the inner filter effect ()
Chem. Commun., 2020, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC09280C, Communication Xin Song, Ting Hou, Fangfang Lu, Yuze Wang, Junjie Liu, Feng Li We develop a label-free homogeneous photoelectrochemical biosensing strategy for microRNA quantification based on the synergy of G-quadruplex/hemin catalyzed electron donor consumption and the inner filter effect. To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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A general and green fluoroalkylation reaction promoted via noncovalent interactions between acetone and fluoroalkyl iodides ()
Chem. Commun., 2020, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC09517A, Communication Ting Mao, Ming-Jian Ma, Liang Zhao, De-Pu Xue, Yanbo Yu, Jiwei Gu, Chun-Yang He The first example of visible light promoted fluoroalkylation reactions initiated via noncovalent interactions between solvents and RFI is presented. To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Copper-catalyzed non-directed hydrosilylation of cyclopropenes: highly diastereoselective synthesis of fully substituted cyclopropylsilanes ()
Chem. Commun., 2020, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC09584E, Communication Hui Wang, Ge Zhang, Qian Zhang, Ying Wang, Yanfei Li, Tao Xiong, Qian Zhang The non-directed hydrosilylation of cyclopropenes with earth-abundant and environmentally benign base metal catalysis was described. To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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A novel near-infrared fluorescent probe for detection of early-stage Aβ protofibrils in Alzheimer's disease ()
Chem. Commun., 2020, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC09233A, Communication Guanglei Lv, Anyang Sun, Minqi Wang, Peng Wei, Ruohan Li, Tao Yi Detection of Aβ protofibrils at the early stage of Alzheimer's disease was realized by a novel near-infrared probe (DCM-AN) based on dicyanomethylene-4H-pyran. To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Sign inversions of circularly polarized luminescence for helical compounds by chemically fine-tuning operations ()
Chem. Commun., 2020, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC08573D, Communication Wei-Bin Lin, Dong-Qiang He, Hai-Yan Lu, Zhi-Qiang Hu, Chuan-Feng Chen Sign inversions of CPL by fine-tuning operations on structures of helical compounds were realized by one step-oxidation or TPA-modification. To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Stabilization of binder-free vanadium oxide-based oxygen electrodes using Pd clusters for Li–O2 batteries ()
Chem. Commun., 2020, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC08980B, Communication Jiade Li, Senchuan Huang, Guangyao Zhang, Zhi Li, Shengfu Tong, Jue Wang, Mingmei Wu A stable binder-free carbon cloth supporting V2O5-Pd clusters was synthesized through hydrothermal and gas-phase-cluster beam deposition. The as-prepared binder-free electrode showed potential application in hybrid energy storage systems. To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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‘Atypical Ugi’ tetrazoles ()
Chem. Commun., 2020, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC09194G, Communication Open Access Open Access Creative Commons Licence  This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported Licence. Eman M. M. Abdelraheem, Imogen Goodwin, Shabnam Shaabani, Michel P. de Haan, Katarzyna Kurpiewska, Justyna Kalinowska-Tłuścik, Alexander Dömling We surprisingly found that combining the substrates of Ugi tetrazole reaction gives two different constitutional isomeric Ugi products A and B. A is the expected classical Ugi products whereas B is an isomeric product (‘atypical Ugi’). To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Made-to-order porous electrodes for supercapacitors: MOFs embedded with redox-active centers as a case study ()
Chem. Commun., 2020, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC08860A, Communication Arijit Mallick, Hanfeng Liang, Osama Shekhah, Jiangtao Jia, Georges Mouchaham, Aleksander Shkurenko, Youssef Belmabkhout, Husam N. Alshareef, Mohamed Eddaoudi These predesigned Zr-based MOFs could pave the way for many applications related to supercapacitors. To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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A new promising Ni-MOF superstructure for high-performance supercapacitors ()
Chem. Commun., 2020, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC09302H, Communication Chengyu Yang, Xiaoyu Li, Ling Yu, Xingjiang Liu, Jie Yang, Mingdeng Wei A layered structural Ni-MOF nanosheet has been obtained, exhibiting capacitances of 1518.8 F g−1 at 1 A g−1 and 244 mF cm−2 at 0.5 mA cm−2 as electrodes for supercapacitor and flexible all-solid-state asymmetric supercapacitor, respectively. To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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[Cu(4-phenylpyridine)4(trifluoromethanesulfonate)2], a Werner complex that exhibits high selectivity for o-xylene ()
Chem. Commun., 2020, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC09525J, Communication Adrianna M. Kałuża, Soumya Mukherjee, Shi-Qiang Wang, Daniel J. O’Hearn, Michael J. Zaworotko A new Werner complex features a switching sorption isotherm for o-xylene and combines high o-xylene selectivity with high uptake. To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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An oxidatively damaged G-quadruplex/hemin DNAzyme ()
Chem. Commun., 2020, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC09237D, Communication Jiawei Wang, Mingpan Cheng, Jielin Chen, Huangxian Ju, David Monchaud, Jean-Louis Mergny, Jun Zhou Oxidative damage of guanine to 8-oxoguanine triggers a partial and variable loss of G-quadruplex/hemin DNAzyme activity and provides clues to the mechanistic origins of DNAzyme deactivation. To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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A novel water-soluble quinoline–indole derivative as a three-photon fluorescent probe for identifying nucleolus RNA and mitochondrial DNA ()
Chem. Commun., 2020, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC09640J, Communication Imad Elddin Haj Elhussin, Sijing Zhang, Jiejie Liu, Dandan Li, Qiong Zhang, Shengli Li, Xiaohe Tian, Jieying Wu, Yupeng Tian We present the design and synthesis of water-soluble quinoline–indole-based derivatives (IM-1, IM-2, and IM-3) with three-photon absorption activity. To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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P-Doped graphene toward enhanced electrocatalytic N2 reduction ()
Chem. Commun., 2020, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC09179C, Communication Tongwei Wu, Xinyi Li, Xiaojuan Zhu, Shiyong Mou, Yonglan Luo, Xifeng Shi, Abdullah M. Asiri, Yanning Zhang, Baozhan Zheng, Haitao Zhao, Xuping Sun P doping greatly improves electrochemical N2 reduction over graphene. In 0.5 M LiClO4, P-doped graphene attains a high Faradic efficiency of 20.82% and a large NH3 yield of 32.33 μg h−1 mgcat.−1 at −0.65 V vs. RHE. To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Frustrated Lewis pair-catalyzed double hydroarylation of alkynes with N-substituted pyrroles ()
Chem. Commun., 2020, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC08654D, Communication Jing Guo, Odelia Cheong, Karlee L. Bamford, Jiliang Zhou, Douglas W. Stephan Metal-free hydroarylation of alkynes with N-substituted pyrroles is shown to be efficiently mediated by B(C6F5)3 to yield variants of dipyrrole methanes. The mechanism is shown to proceed via an FLP addition pathway. To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Visualization of the cysteine level during Golgi stress using a novel Golgi-targeting highly specific fluorescent probe ()
Chem. Commun., 2020, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC08796F, Communication Xue Zhang, Caiyun Liu, Yanan Chen, Xinyu Cai, Wenlong Sheng, Hanchuang Zhu, Pan Jia, Zilu Li, Shengyun Huang, Baocun Zhu A novel Golgi-targeting highly specific fluorescent probe was developed to visualize the level of cysteine during Golgi stress. To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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The regioselective annulation of alkylidenecyclopropanes by Rh(III)-catalyzed C–H/C–C activation to access spirocyclic benzosultams ()
Chem. Commun., 2020, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC09621C, Communication Qiuyun Li, Xin Yuan, Bin Li, Baiquan Wang The synthesis of spirocyclic benzosultams from N-sulfonyl ketimine and alkylidenecyclopropanes under Rh(III) catalysis has been developed. This transformation enables the formation of two C–C bonds and a double bond with high E-selectivity. To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Regioselective synthesis of 4-fluoro-1,5-disubstituted-1,2,3-triazoles from synthetic surrogates of α-fluoroalkynes ()
Chem. Commun., 2020, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC09216A, Communication Sampad Jana, Sweta Adhikari, Michael R. Cox, Sudeshna Roy This TFA-catalyzed [3+2] cycloaddition of organic azides with α-fluoronitroalkenes, used as synthetic surrogates of α-fluoroalkynes, provides a new route to multi-substituted fluorotriazoles with broader substrate scopes and high regioselectivity. To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Light-powered and transient peptide two-dimensional assembly driven by trans-to-cis isomerization of azobenzene side chains ()
Chem. Commun., 2020, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC09448B, Communication Xiaoming Xie, Liang Wang, Xiaohuan Liu, Zhanglei Du, Yiwen Li, Bao Li, Lixin Wu, Wen Li A 2D dissipative system is initiated by photo-powered trans-to-cis isomerization of azobenzene, which usually results in the collapse of ordered assemblies. To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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A catalyst-free bis(triflyl)ethylation/benzannulation reaction: rapid access to carbazole-based superacidic carbon acids from alkynols ()
Chem. Commun., 2020, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC08930F, Communication Open Access Open Access Creative Commons Licence  This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported Licence. Irene Martín-Mejías, Cristina Aragoncillo, Hikaru Yanai, Shoki Hoshikawa, Yuuki Fujimoto, Takashi Matsumoto, Pedro Almendros A metal- and irradiation-free preparation of Tf2CHCH2-decorated carbazoles from 1-(indol-2-yl)but-3-yn-1-ols under mild conditions with a 2-fluoropyridinium salt as the Tf2CCH2 source has been attained in a straightforward and selective manner. To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Plasmon-activated nanozymes with enhanced catalytic activity by near-infrared light irradiation ()
Chem. Commun., 2020, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC08223A, Communication Xu Liu, Yilin Wan, Tao Jiang, Yifang Zhang, Peng Huang, Longhua Tang The platinum-decorated gold nanorods exhibited notably enhanced enzyme-like catalytic activity under the near-infrared light irradiation and showed the potential in cancer treatment by evaluation of the catalytic activity and cytotoxicity in cells. To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Two-dimensional triphenylene cored hole-transporting materials for efficient perovskite solar cells ()
Chem. Commun., 2020, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC08248D, Communication Wangchao Chen, Hanyu Zhang, Haofeng Zheng, Haitao Li, Fuling Guo, Gang Ni, Miaolian Ma, Chengwu Shi, Rahim Ghadari, Linhua Hu A PSC based on a two-dimensional triphenylene-cored HTM is unveiled that shows an optimal power conversion efficiency (PCE) of 19.4%. To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Organic–inorganic hybrid (CH3NH3)2FeCuI4Cl2 and (CH3NH3)2InCuI6 for ultraviolet light photodetectors ()
Chem. Commun., 2020, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC09408C, Communication Siwen Tao, Yan Chen, Jiawen Cui, Huawei Zhou, Ning Yu, Xiaorui Gao, Shuting Cui, Cang Yuan, Meiqian Liu, Miaomiao Wang, Xiaojun Wang, Haoyu Gong, Yanmin Li, Tian Liu, Xun Sun, Jie Yin, Xianxi Zhang, Mingxing Wu In this study, we fabricate photodetector device based on organic–inorganic hybrid (CH3NH3)2FeCuI4Cl2 (MA2FeCuI4Cl2) and (CH3NH3)2InCuI6 (MA2InCuI6) for the first time. To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Computational investigation of chalcogenide spinel conductors for all-solid-state Mg batteries ()
Chem. Commun., 2020, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC09510A, Communication Julius Koettgen, Christopher Bartel, Gerbrand Ceder Seven MgLn2X4 (Ln = lanthanoid, X = S, Se) spinels are calculated with density functional theory to have low barriers for Mg migration (< 380 meV) and are stable or... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Effect of Disulphide Loop Length on Mechanochemical Structural Stability of Macromolecules ()
Chem. Commun., 2020, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC07439B, Communication Feng Wang, Charles E. Diesendruck In Nature, numerous proteins evolved to perform similar roles, such as mechanical energy dispersion in different tissues. These biological macromolecules obtain their function from their tertiary structure, but proteins with... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Correction: Cyclo[18]carbon: the smallest all-carbon electron acceptor ()
Chem. Commun., 2020, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/D0CC90021D, Correction Open Access Open Access Creative Commons Licence  This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported Licence. Anton J. Stasyuk, Olga A. Stasyuk, Miquel Solà, Alexander A. Voityuk To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Self-assembly and lithium storage performance of a nanoscale polyoxometalate based on the {MnTa18} cluster ()
Chem. Commun., 2020, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC09263C, Communication Hai-Yang Wu, Hai Hu, Chao Qin, Peng Huang, Xinlong Wang, Zhong-Min Su An nanosized Ta/W mixed-addendum polyoxometalate (Cs12K3H7[MnTa18Si6W54O231]·61H2O) based on the unprecedented {MnTa18} cluster was fabricated successfully under hydrothermal condition. An excellent electrochemical performance of this compound was found in lithium-ion batteries... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Tracing and Elucidating Visible-light Mediated Oxidation and C-H Functionalization of Amines Using Mass Spectrometry ()
Chem. Commun., 2020, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC09629A, Communication Wanpeng Ai, Yunpeng Gao, Jinjuan Xue, Xiaoyun Liu, Huwei Liu, Jianbo Wang, Yu Bai The co-existing mechanism of visible light mediated direct oxidation and C-H functionalization of amines was investigated by capturing all the intermediates using online mass spectrometry. The two-step dehydrogenation of amine... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Cyclam-based Antibacterial Molecule Eradicates Gram-negative Superbugs with Potent Efficacy against Human Corneal Infection ()
Chem. Commun., 2020, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC06967D, Communication Mohini M Konai, Iqbal Pakrudheen, Swagatam Barman, Natalia Sharma, Khatija Tabbasum, Prashant Garg, Jayanta Haldar Cyclam-based antibacterial molecules (CAMs) that displayed potent activity against both planktonic and stationary phase of multidrug-resistant Gram-negative bacteria were rationally designed. The optimized compound retained its activity in human plasma... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Asymmetric Si-rhodamine Scaffold: Rational Design of pH-Durable Protease-Activated NIR Probes in vivo ()
Chem. Commun., 2020, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC09666C, Communication Min Li, Chuanfeng Wang, Ting Wang, Mengting Fan, Ning Wang, Danying Ma, Ting Hu, Xiaoyan Cui A group of asymmetric Si-rhodamine was designed for protease-activated NIR probes. Dual pH-inertia for both spirocyclized fluorescent probes and fluorescent products of zwitterion form in wide range (pH = 4.0... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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A Zr-cluster based thermostable, self-healing and adaptive metallogel with chromogenic properties to multistimuli with reversible radical interaction ()
Chem. Commun., 2020, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/D0CC00241K, Communication Yajun Zhang, FengJuan Shen, Yajuan Li, xue lei pang, Cong Zhang, Jujie Ren, Xudong Yu A Zr-cluster based metallogel is synthesized via an unusual one-pot solvothermal method. The resulting metallogel is robust, adaptive, self-healing, highly thermostable and conductive. Moreover, the metallogel exhibits reversible stimuli-responsive properties.... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Detection of hypochlorous acid produced in foam cells in regards to atherosclerotic with a localizing endoplasmic reticulum probe ()
Chem. Commun., 2020, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/D0CC00090F, Communication Mengmeng Zhang, Peng Li, Yan Jia, Yinhua Ma, Keli Han We have synthesized a turn-on fluorescent probe, termed NB4OH, to detect cellular hypochlorite. NB4OH is mainly localized to the endoplasmic reticulum (ER) and detect ClO- in foam cell. The reason... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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An environmentally friendly strategy to prepare nitrogen-rich hierarchical porous carbon for high-performance supercapacitors ()
Chem. Commun., 2020, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC08854G, Communication Huan Huang, Huaqiang Tan, Kaixiang Zou, Yuanfu Deng, Guohua Chen A green route modulated by the addition of CaCl2 during the potassium compound-assistant synthesis is firstly developed for the synthesis of nitrogen-rich hierarchical porous carbon (NRHPC) with high external surface... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Control of polymorphism in thiophene derivatives by sublimation-aided nanostructuring ()
Chem. Commun., 2020, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC09507A, Communication Denis Gentili, Ilse Manet, Fabiola Liscio, Marianna Barbalinardo, Silvia Milita, Cristian Bettini, Laura Favaretto, Manuela Melucci, Alessandro Fraleoni-Morgera, Massimiliano Cavallini Here we applied the concept of “sublimation-aided nanostructuring” to control the polymorphism of a model material. To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Mg-Doping improves the performance of Ru-based electrocatalysts for the acidic oxygen evolution reaction ()
Chem. Commun., 2020, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC09613B, Communication Zheng Li, Shuo Wang, Yuanyuan Tian, Baihai Li, Hao jun Yan, Shuai Zhang, Zhaoming Liu, Qiuju Zhang, Yichao Lin, Liang Chen Magnesium doped RuO2 exhibits excellent acidic oxygen evolution reaction performance with an overpotential of 228 mV at 10 mA cm−2. To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Silica bound co-pillar[4+1]arene as a novel supramolecular stationary phase ()
Chem. Commun., 2020, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC09656F, Communication Subbareddy Mekapothula, Matthew A. Addicoat, David J. Boocock, John D. Wallis, Peter J. Cragg, Gareth W. V. Cave A novel co-pillar[4+1]arene has been synthesised for the first time, using microwave irradiation and utilised as a chromatographic stationary phase. To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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A universal strategy for fabrication and morphology control of polyoxometalate-based metal–organic frameworks ()
Chem. Commun., 2020, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC09554C, Communication Xiao-Hui Li, Yi-Wei Liu, Ying Lu, Zhong Zhang, Hong-Rui Tian, Shu-Mei Liu, Shu-Xia Liu Fabrication of POM@MOFs by utilizing the oxidization of POMs to metals and the effect of polyoxoanion charge on POM@MOF morphology. To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Discrimination of antibiotic-resistant Gram-negative bacteria with a novel 3D nano sensing array ()
Chem. Commun., 2020, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC09462H, Communication Jian-Yu Yang, Xin-Di Jia, Xiao-Yan Wang, Meng-Xian Liu, Ming-Li Chen, Ting Yang, Jian-Hua Wang Triple optical response of a nano-composite facilitates discrimination of antibiotic-resistant Gram-negative bacteria from normal ones based on a sensing array technique. To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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In situ X-ray Raman spectroscopy and magnetic susceptibility study on the Li[Li0.15Mn1.85]O4 oxygen anion redox reaction ()
Chem. Commun., 2020, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC09051G, Communication Kazuhiko Mukai, Takamasa Nonaka, Takeshi Uyama, Yusaku F. Nishimura Li-rich compounds have received significant attention as electrode materials for lithium-ion batteries (LIBs) because of their large rechargeable capacities (qrecha). To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Correction: Discovery, biosynthesis and antifungal mechanism of the polyene-polyol meijiemycin ()
Chem. Commun., 2020, 56,826-826 DOI: 10.1039/C9CC90554E, Correction Open Access Open Access Creative Commons Licence  This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported Licence. Zhen Jie Low, Juan Xiong, Ying Xie, Guang-Lei Ma, Howard Saw, Hoa Thi Tran, Soo Lin Wong, Li Mei Pang, July Fong, Peng Lu, Jin-Feng Hu, Liang Yang, Yansong Miao, Zhao-Xun Liang The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Organic thin film photofaradaic pixels for on-demand electrochemistry in physiological conditions ()
Chem. Commun., 2020, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC09215C, Communication Open Access Open Access Creative Commons Licence  This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported Licence. Maciej Gryszel, Eric Daniel Głowacki Organic photofaradaic pixels operate in physiological conditions transducing deep red irradiation into O2 reduction to H2O2, with simultaneous oxidation of glucose as an electron donor. To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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An exceptionally long-lived triplet state of red light-absorbing compact phenothiazine-styrylBodipy electron donor/acceptor dyads: a better alternative to the heavy atom-effect? ()
Chem. Commun., 2020, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC09058D, Communication Yuqi Hou, Qingyun Liu, Jianzhang Zhao Heavy atom-free dyads showing a red light-absorbing and exceptionally long-lived triplet state based on a spin–orbital charge transfer intersystem crossing mechanism. To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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An activatable near-infrared fluorescent probe for methylglyoxal imaging in Alzheimer's disease mice ()
Chem. Commun., 2020, 56,707-710 DOI: 10.1039/C9CC08265D, Communication Yijing Dang, Fengyang Wang, Lingling Li, Yi Lai, Zhiai Xu, Zhi Xiong, Ao Zhang, Yang Tian, Chunyong Ding, Wen Zhang A near-infrared fluorescent probe for MGO imaging in Alzheimer's disease mouse brains was developed. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Discovery, biosynthesis and antifungal mechanism of the polyene-polyol meijiemycin ()
Chem. Commun., 2020, 56,822-825 DOI: 10.1039/C9CC08908J, Communication Zhen Jie Low, Juan Xiong, Ying Xie, Guang-Lei Ma, Howard Saw, Hoa Thi Tran, Soo Lin Wong, Li Mei Pang, July Fong, Peng Lu, Jin-Feng Hu, Yang Liang, Yansong Miao, Zhao-Xun Liang Genome-guided discovery of a novel linear polyene-polyol that induces ergosterol aggregation and inhibits hyphal growth. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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In situ formation of nitrogen-doped carbon-wrapped Co3O4 enabling highly efficient and stable catalytic reduction of p-nitrophenol ()
Chem. Commun., 2020, 56,770-773 DOI: 10.1039/C9CC08763J, Communication Lu Huang, Hang Zhang, Zhiqiao He, Jianmeng Chen, Shuang Song CNx@Co3O4 exhibits the highest activity reported to date for Co-based catalysts in the reduction of PNP to PAP with NaBH4. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Unusual electrochemical N2 reduction activity in an earth-abundant iron catalyst via phosphorous modulation ()
Chem. Commun., 2020, 56,731-734 DOI: 10.1039/C9CC08352A, Communication Xiaojuan Zhu, Tongwei Wu, Lei Ji, Qian Liu, Yonglan Luo, Guanwei Cui, Yimo Xiang, Yanning Zhang, Baozhan Zheng, Xuping Sun FeP2 nanoparticles-reduced graphene oxide hybrid acts as an efficient electrocatalyst for conversion of N2 to NH3 in 0.5 M LiClO4, achieving a large NH3 yield of 35.26 μg h−1 mgcat.−1 and a high faradaic efficiency of 21.99%. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Exploiting structure–activity relationships of QS-21 in the design and synthesis of streamlined saponin vaccine adjuvants ()
Chem. Commun., 2020, 56,719-722 DOI: 10.1039/C9CC07781B, Communication Open Access Open Access Creative Commons Licence  This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported Licence. Mattia Ghirardello, Ane Ruiz-de-Angulo, Nagore Sacristan, Diego Barriales, Jesús Jiménez-Barbero, Ana Poveda, Francisco Corzana, Juan Anguita, Alberto Fernández-Tejada This work provides new streamlined saponin vaccine adjuvants and molecular-level insights into saponin conformation that correlate with potent adjuvant activity. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Facile synthesis of novel reduced graphene oxide@polystyrene nanospheres for sensitive label-free electrochemical immunoassay ()
Chem. Commun., 2020, 56,699-702 DOI: 10.1039/C9CC07934C, Communication Qingchun Lan, Huifang Shen, Juan Li, Chuanli Ren, Xiaoya Hu, Zhanjun Yang Nanosized reduced graphene oxide@polystyrene nanospheres were first synthesized and further exploited for highly sensitive label-free electrochemical immunoassay applications. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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A Ni-foam-structured MoNi4–MoOx nanocomposite catalyst for hydrogenation of dimethyl oxalate to ethanol ()
Chem. Commun., 2020, 56,806-809 DOI: 10.1039/C9CC07389B, Communication Jian Zhu, Weidong Sun, Song Wang, Guofeng Zhao, Ye Liu, Yong Lu A Ni-foam structured MoNi4–MoOx nanocomposite catalyst is highly active, selective and stable for the gas-phase hydrogenation of dimethyl oxalate to ethanol. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Atomic cobalt catalysts for the oxygen evolution reaction ()
Chem. Commun., 2020, 56,794-797 DOI: 10.1039/C9CC09007J, Communication Qiaoqiao Zhang, Zhiyao Duan, Min Li, Jingqi Guan Atomically dispersed Co/N-codoped graphene electrocatalysts require an ultra-low onset overpotential of approximately 210 mV on a glassy carbon electrode in both 1.0 M KOH and 0.1 M KOH solutions. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Advanced sodium storage properties of a porous nitrogen-doped carbon with a NiO/Cu/Cu2O hetero-interface derived from bimetal–organic frameworks ()
Chem. Commun., 2020, 56,818-821 DOI: 10.1039/C9CC08021J, Communication Yan Zhang, Sana Ullah, Guang-Ping Zheng, Xiu-Cheng Zheng, Dan Li The hetero-interfaces within NiO/Cu/Cu2O endow the porous N-doped carbon with fast Na+ diffusion, high electrical conductivity, and improved sodium storage. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Improving the quantum yields of fluorophores by inhibiting twisted intramolecular charge transfer using electron-withdrawing group-functionalized piperidine auxochromes ()
Chem. Commun., 2020, 56,715-718 DOI: 10.1039/C9CC09138F, Communication Xin Lv, Chunmei Gao, Taihe Han, Hu Shi, Wei Guo Using sulfone-functionalized piperdine as an auxochrome, the quantum yields of rhodamine and its red to NIR derivatives in aqueous solution have substantially been improved. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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cis alkenes stabilized by intramolecular sulphur⋯π interactions ()
Chem. Commun., 2020, 56,814-817 DOI: 10.1039/C9CC08558K, Communication Xiaolei Zhao, Wei Zheng, Yi Zhang, Wei Huang A series of alkenes with bistable isomers were obtained containing a thiophene/azoheteroaryl backbone. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Homocoupling of CO and isocyanide mediated by a C,C′-bis(silylenyl)-substituted ortho-carborane ()
Chem. Commun., 2020, 56,747-750 DOI: 10.1039/C9CC08680C, Communication Open Access Open Access Creative Commons Licence  This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported Licence. Yun Xiong, Shenglai Yao, Tibor Szilvási, Ales Ruzicka, Matthias Driess A new mode of homocoupling of carbon monoxide and isocyanide with an ortho-carborane-supported bis-silylene selectively leads to unprecedented polycyclic organosilanes with Si–C and SiC bonds. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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A black phosphorus-based cathode for aqueous Na-ion batteries operating under ambient conditions ()
Chem. Commun., 2020, 56,802-805 DOI: 10.1039/C9CC09279J, Communication Jéssica E. S. Fonsaca, Sergio H. Domingues, Elisa S. Orth, Aldo J. G. Zarbin We present the unprecedented application of a black phosphorus-based nanocomposite as an electrode for aqueous Na-ion batteries under ambient conditions. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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A hydrophilic covalent organic framework for photocatalytic oxidation of benzylamine in water ()
Chem. Commun., 2020, 56,766-769 DOI: 10.1039/C9CC07661A, Communication Ziqian Liu, Qing Su, Pengyao Ju, Xiaodong Li, Guanghua Li, Qiaolin Wu, Bing Yang The highly hydrophilic COF exhibits superior photocatalytic activity and recyclability together with environmental benignity in photocatalytic oxidation of benzylamine in water under ambient conditions. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Controlling spontaneous mirror symmetry breaking in cubic liquid crystalline phases by the cycloaliphatic ring size ()
Chem. Commun., 2020, 56,711-714 DOI: 10.1039/C9CC09206D, Communication Tino Reppe, Christian Dressel, Silvio Poppe, Carsten Tschierske Achiral compounds with an alicyclic apex form a chiral cubic phase either for a specific ring-size or by mixing of small- and large-ring compounds. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Hydrazone chemistry assisted DNAzyme for the analysis of double targets ()
Chem. Commun., 2020, 56,695-698 DOI: 10.1039/C9CC09389C, Communication Anzhi Sheng, Lihong Su, Mohammed Jalalah, M. S. Al-Assiri, Farid A. Harraz, Juan Zhang In this work, a hydrazone chemistry assisted DNAzyme has been designed and constructed. With superior catalyzed capability, hydrazone chemistry assisted DNAzyme has been successfully applied for analysis of double targets. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Recent advances in phosphine catalysis involving γ-substituted allenoates ()
Chem. Commun., 2020, 56,680-694 DOI: 10.1039/C9CC08241G, Feature Article Er-Qing Li, You Huang This feature article will describe the selected examples of organophosphine catalysis of γ-substituent allenoates with a wide range of electrophiles to give diverse annulations. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Palladium-catalyzed denitrative Sonogashira-type cross-coupling of nitrobenzenes with terminal alkynes ()
Chem. Commun., 2020, 56,790-793 DOI: 10.1039/C9CC08663C, Communication Boya Feng, Yudong Yang, Jingsong You Described herein is a palladium-catalyzed cross-coupling reaction between nitroarenes and terminal alkynes, offering a facile method for C(sp2)–C(sp) bond formation. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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A robust bis-rhodium(I) complex of π-extended planar, anti-aromatic hexaphyrin[1.0.1.0.1.0] ()
Chem. Commun., 2020, 56,758-761 DOI: 10.1039/C9CC09221H, Communication Srinivas Samala, Ranjan Dutta, Qing He, Yeonju Park, Brijesh Chandra, Vincent M. Lynch, Young Mee Jung, Jonathan L. Sessler, Chang-Hee Lee A bimetallic Rh(I)-complex of a 24 π-electron hexaphyrin with intrinsic antiaromaticity is reported. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Construction of an iridium(III)-complex-loaded MOF nanoplatform mediated with a dual-responsive polycationic polymer for photodynamic therapy and cell imaging ()
Chem. Commun., 2020, 56,762-765 DOI: 10.1039/C9CC09357E, Communication Yongxin Zhang, Hao Fu, Shuai Chen, Bingqing Liu, Wenfang Sun, Hui Gao A multifunctional nanoplatform was constructed using an UiO-66-based MOF, an Ir(III) complex and a dual-responsive polymer to achieve efficient PDT and bioimaging. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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