Chem. Commun.

Diamondoid architectures from halogen-bonded halides ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C7CC08839F, Communication Chamara A Gunawardana, Marijana Dakovic, Christer Aakeroy The reactions between a tetrahedrally-shaped tecton, tetrakis(4-(iodoethynyl)phenyl)methane, and tetraphenylphosphonium halides readily afford interpenetrated and densely packed diamondoid architectures sustained by C-I[three dots, centered]X- (X- = chloride, bromide, iodide) interactions. In all these... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Controllable Synthesis of Hierarchical Nickel Hydroxide Nanotubes for High Performance Supercapacitors ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C7CC08879E, Communication Yanbing Wang, Bin Shang, Feng Lin, Yu Chen, Ruguang Ma, Bo Peng, Ziwei Deng Hierarchical Ni(OH)2 nanotubes with ultrathin nanoflakes were successfully synthesized by a self-sacrificial template via a facile solvothermal method. The as-prepared Ni(OH)2 nanotubes exhibits a high specific capacitance of 1319 F/g... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Bimetallic-graphene sandwiched core-satellite colloidal nanodendrites as an efficient visible-NIR-sun light active photo-system for carbon dioxide reduction ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C7CC08811F, Communication Dinesh Kumar, Sang Bong Lee, Chan Hee Park, Cheol Sang Kim Here, we report the synthesis of multimetallic core-satellite nanodendrites (Pt@Au@rGO) composed of nano-sized reduced graphene oxide (50-60 nm) wrapped gold nanoparticles (30 nm) as core and ultra-small platinum nanoparticles as... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Phenylamino derivatives of tris(2-pyridylmethyl)amine: hydrogen-bonded peroxodicopper complexes ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7CC08619A, Communication E. W. Dahl, H. T. Dong, N. K. Szymczak A series of copper complexes bearing new 6-substituted tris(2-pyridylmethyl)amine ligands (LR) appended with NH(p-R-C6H4) groups (R = H, CF3, OMe) were prepared. 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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Formic acid: an accelerator and quality promoter for nonseeded growth of CH3NH3PbI3 single crystals ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7CC07154J, Communication Qianrui Lv, Zhipeng Lian, Qiang Li, Jia-Lin Sun, Qingfeng Yan With the aid of formic acid, CH3NH3PbI3 single crystals of 9 mm length were directly harvested within 3 days via a nonseeded solution temperature-lowering (STL) method. 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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Direct Access to [small alpha]-Sulfenylated Amides/Esters via Sequential Oxidative Sulfonation and C-C Bond Cleavage of 3-Oxobutyric Amides/Esters ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C7CC09026A, Communication Yi Jiang, Jie-dan Deng, Huihong Wang, Jiao-xia Zou, Yongqiang Wang, Jin-hong Chen, Long-qing Zhu, Hong-Hua Zhang, Xue Peng, Zhen Wang An efficient, environmentally benign and unprecedented synthesis of various [small alpha]-sulfenylated amides/esters has been developed under oxygen atmosphere. The reaction shows a good functional group tolerance and excellent chemo/regioselectivity, all the... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Crystalline and permanently porous porphyrin-based metal tetraphosphonates ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7CC07766A, Communication Timo Rhauderwiek, Konrad Wolkersdorfer, Sigurd Oien-Odegaard, Karl-Petter Lillerud, Michael Wark, Norbert Stock The first porous MOF containing a porphyrin-based phosphonic acid was synthesized and characterized regarding its sorption properties and proton conductivity. 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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Alternating ring-opening metathesis polymerization by Grubbs-type catalysts with N-pentiptycenyl, N-alkyl-NHC ligands ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7CC08476E, Communication Roman Vasiuta, Alexander Stockert, Herbert Plenio A Grubbs-Hoveyda type catalyst with a N-pentiptycenyl, N-cyclohexyl-NHC ligand provides poly(nbe-alt-coe) with an excellent degree of alternation. 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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Donor-acceptor type blends composed of black phosphorus and C60 for solid-state optical limiters ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7CC07937K, Communication Makai Shi, Shutong Huang, Ningning Dong, Zhiwei Liu, Fan Gan, Jun Wang, Yu Chen Novel donor-acceptor blends composed of black phosphorus (BP) and C60 are embedded into a transparent poly(methylmethacrylate) (PMMA) matrix to form a BP:C60/PMMA film. In contrast to C60, BP and BP:C60 blends, annealed BP:C60 blends show a significantly enhanced optical limiting response. 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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Aluminium-mediated carbon-carbon coupling of an isonitrile ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7CC08415C, Communication Open Access Open Access Creative Commons Licence  This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported Licence. Stephanie J. Urwin, Gary S. Nichol, Michael J. Cowley Cp*Al reacts with diphenylacetylene to form a Cp*-substituted 1,4-dialuminacyclohexene, which mediates the coupling of isonitriles to form a new zwitterionic diamide ligand with a carbocationic backbone. 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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Defect engineering in metal-organic frameworks: a new strategy to develop applicable actinide sorbents ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7CC07527H, Communication Liyong Yuan, Ming Tian, Jianhui Lan, Xingzhong Cao, Xiaolin Wang, Zhifang Chai, John K. Gibson, Weiqun Shi A greatly enhanced U(VI) loading in MOFs was achieved by tuning the missing-linker defects of highly porous and stable UiO-66. 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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Cyclic amino(carboranyl) silylene: synthesis, structure and reactivity ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7CC08690C, Communication Hao Wang, Tek Long Chan, Zuowei Xie A carbene-stabilized cyclic amino(carboranyl) silylene has been prepared and structurally characterized, which can form a Lewis acid-base adduct with borane and undergo cycloaddition reactions with unsaturated molecules such as diphenylacetylene and benzophenone. 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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Aromatic aldehyde-selective aldol addition with aldehyde-derived silyl enol ethers ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7CC08936H, Communication Takahiro Kawajiri, Reiya Ohta, Hiromichi Fujioka, Hironao Sajiki, Yoshinari Sawama Unprecedented chemoselectivity between aromatic and aliphatic aldehydes has been achieved in the Mukaiyama aldol reaction using aldehyde-derived silyl enol ethers. 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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Stochastic pumping of non-equilibrium steady-states: how molecules adapt to a fluctuating environment ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7CC06683J, Feature Article R. D. Astumian Fluctuations favour state B = (B,B[prime or minute]) based on kinetic asymmetry combined with moderate dissipation rather than state A = (A,A[prime or minute]) in which the absolute amount of dissipation is greater but where there is no kinetic asymmetry. 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 effect of amorphous TiO2 in P25 on dye-sensitized solar cell performance ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7CC07559F, Communication Kadhim Al-Attafi, Andrew Nattestad, Qijie Wu, Yusuke Ide, Yusuke Yamauchi, Shi Xue Dou, Jung Ho Kim P25 is one of the most widely used forms of titanium(IV) oxide (TiO2), routinely utilised in dye-sensitised solar cells (DSCs), where it is often employed as a control, in spite of its poorly defined nature and the typically low device efficiency. 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 bismuth-based anode material with a stable alloying process by the space confinement of an in situ conversion reaction for a rechargeable magnesium ion battery ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7CC08206A, Communication Wei Wang, Lin Liu, Peng-Fei Wang, Tong-Tong Zuo, Ya-Xia Yin, Na Wu, Jin-Ming Zhou, Yu Wei, Yu-Guo Guo Due to the space confinement of in situ conversion, the BiOF electrode shows superior magnesium storage performance. 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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Capture of SO3 Isomers in the Oxidation of Sulfur Monoxide with Molecular Oxygen ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C7CC09389F, Communication Zhuang Wu, Bo Lu, Ruijuan Feng, Jian Xu, Yan Lu, Huabin Wan, Andre K. Eckhardt, Peter Richard SCHREINER, Changjian Xie, Hua Guo, Xiaoqing Zeng When mixing SO with O2 in N2, Ne, or Ar, an end-on complex OS-OO forms in the gas phase and can subsequently be trapped at cryogenic temperatures (2.8-15.0 K). Upon... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Development of a Novel Secondary Phosphine Oxide-Ruthenium(II) Catalyst and Its Application for Carbonyls Reduction ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C7CC07647A, Communication Xuefeng Tan, Weijun Zeng, Xiaoyong Zhang, Lung Wa Chung, X.-M. Zhang A secondary phosphine oxide-phosphine mixed tridentate ligand and its ruthenium complex have been developed. This complex shows excellent catalytic activity for carbonyls reduction, especially for reduction of [small alpha],[small beta]-unsaturated aldehydes. The... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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A Green Route to Novel Hyperbranched Electrolyte Interlayer for Nonfullerene Polymer Solar Cells with Over 11% Efficiency ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C7CC08604K, Communication Dan Zhou, Sixing Xiong, Lie Chen, Xiaofang Cheng, Haitao Xu, Yinhua Zhou, Feng Liu, Yiwang Chen A novel environmentally-friendly hyperbranched electrolyte PNSO3Na organic interfacial layer has been synthesized, which can tune the interfacial energy alignment and induce the upper active layer to form bi-continuous nano-micro phase... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Lead encapsulation by a golden clamp through multiple electrostatic, metallophilic, hydrogen bonding and weak interactions ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7CC08710A, Communication Raquel Echeverria, Jose M. Lopez-de-Luzuriaga, Miguel Monge, Sonia Moreno, M. Elena Olmos, Maria Rodriguez-Castillo Complex [{Pb(HBpz3)}{Au3(o-C6BrF4)3(HBpz3)}] consists of a host-guest heterometallic system built up through a plethora of interactions including ionic and dispersive forces. 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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Chemoselective triazole-phosphonamidate conjugates suitable for photo-release ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C7CC08605A, Communication Kristina Dominique Siebertz, Christian Hackenberger Herein, we describe a new method for the conjugation of azide-containing target compounds that can be readily released as amines by irradiation with near UV light after conjugation. This concept... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Approaching Monocoordination at a Silver(I) Cation ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C7CC08418H, Communication Matthew M. D. Roy, Michael J Ferguson, Robert McDonald, Eric Rivard The recently reported bulky N-heterocyclic carbene ITr (ITr = [(HCNCPh3)2C:]) was found to stabilize low-coordinate Ag(I) environments. These electrophilic species were crystallographically identified as the weak solvates [(ITr)Ag(sol)]+ (sol =... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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A far-red fluorescent probe based on a phospha-fluorescein scaffold for cytosolic calcium imaging ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7CC07344E, Communication Hiroaki Ogasawara, Marek Grzybowski, Riho Hosokawa, Yoshikatsu Sato, Masayasu Taki, Shigehiro Yamaguchi A far-red fluorescent probe based on a phospha-fluorescein scaffold enables the visualization of cytosolic Ca2+ dynamics in living 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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An A-D-A[prime or minute]-D-A type small molecule acceptor with a broad absorption spectrum for organic solar cells ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7CC08497H, Communication Junhui Miao, Bin Meng, Jun Liu, Lixiang Wang The use of an A-D-A[prime or minute]-D-A strategy to develop small molecule acceptors with broad absorption spectra through suppressing the intramolecular charge transfer effect is studied. 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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Hexacyano-[3]-radialene anion-radical salts: a promising family of highly soluble p-dopants ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7CC08671G, Communication Y. Karpov, N. Kiriy, M. Al-Hussein, M. Hambsch, T. Beryozkina, V. Bakulev, S. C. B. Mannsfeld, B. Voit, A. Kiriy A versatile approach to a family of thermally stable, efficient anion-radical p-dopants having a tunable solubility is developed. 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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Efficient synthesis of benzocyclotrimer analogues by Negishi cross-coupling and intramolecular nucleophilic substitution ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7CC08616D, Communication Jorge Borges-Gonzalez, Tomas Martin The Negishi cross-coupling reaction and intramolecular O-alkylations provide flexible and functionalized benzocyclotrimers. 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 characterization of advanced glycation end products (AGEs) in collagen and model extracellular matrix by solid state NMR ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, 53,13316-13319 DOI: 10.1039/C7CC06624D, Communication Open Access Open Access Creative Commons Licence  This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported Licence. R. Li, R. Rajan, W. C. V. Wong, D. G. Reid, M. J. Duer, V. J. Somovilla, N. Martinez-Saez, G. J. L. Bernardes, R. Hayward, C. M. Shanahan Pathological glycation of extracellular matrix modelled with 13C-labelled sugars yields unique novel atomic level NMR structural and chemical insights non-destructively. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Solvent polarity and oxygen sensitivity, rather than viscosity, determine lifetimes of biaryl-sensitised terbium luminescence ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, 53,13344-13347 DOI: 10.1039/C7CC08361K, Communication Edward R. H. Walter, J. A. Gareth Williams, David Parker The lifetime of terbium luminescence sensitised by a biaryl group is influenced by solvent polarity and dissolved oxygen quenching the sensitiser. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Dissociation of haemolytic and oligomer-preventing activities of gramicidin S derivatives targeting the amyloid-[small beta] N-terminus ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, 53,13340-13343 DOI: 10.1039/C7CC08180D, Communication Daoyuan Chen, Wenjing Qin, Gesi Wen, Bihua Shi, Ziyi Liu, Youqiao Wang, Qiang Zhou, Junmin Quan, Binhua Zhou, Xianzhang Bu We successfully dissociated haemolysis from A[small beta] oligomer-preventing activity of the gramicidin S derivative GS-2 via Ala-scanning-based amphiphilicity regulation. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Pillararene-based fluorescent chemosensors: recent advances and perspectives ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, 53,13296-13311 DOI: 10.1039/C7CC08365C, Feature Article Jin-Fa Chen, Qi Lin, You-Ming Zhang, Hong Yao, Tai-Bao Wei This feature article summarizes recent research in the pillararene-based fluorescent chemosensor field in terms of ion sensing, small molecule recognition, biomolecule detection, fluorescent supramolecular aggregates, and biomedical imaging. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Sensing the impact of environment on small molecule differentiation of RNA sequences ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, 53,13363-13366 DOI: 10.1039/C7CC07157D, Communication Christopher S. Eubanks, Amanda E. Hargrove Pattern recognition of RNA with small molecules (PRRSM) reveals the impact of environmental conditions on the differentiation of RNA structures. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Pillar[4]pyridinium: a square-shaped molecular box ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, 53,13320-13323 DOI: 10.1039/C7CC08562A, Communication Sandra Kosiorek, Bartlomiej Rosa, Tomasz Boinski, Helena Butkiewicz, Marek P. Szymanski, Oksana Danylyuk, Agnieszka Szumna, Volodymyr Sashuk A quadruply positively charged macrocycle with a highly symmetric, strained structure and an electron-deficient cavity is presented. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Postmodification of a supramolecular organic framework: visible-light-induced recyclable heterogeneous photocatalysis for the reduction of azides to amines ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, 53,13367-13370 DOI: 10.1039/C7CC08824H, Communication Yi-Peng Wu, Bo Yang, Jia Tian, Shang-Bo Yu, Hui Wang, Dan-Wei Zhang, Yi Liu, Zhan-Ting Li Postmodification has been utilized to introduce [Ru(BPY)3]2+ to 3D SOF to prepare a catalyst for visible light-induced recyclable heterogeneous photoreduction of aromatic azides into amines. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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A Cu(II)-MOF capable of fixing CO2 from air and showing high capacity H2 and CO2 adsorption ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, 53,13371-13374 DOI: 10.1039/C7CC08315G, Communication Vivekanand Sharma, Dinesh De, Ranajit Saha, Ranjita Das, Pratim Kumar Chattaraj, Parimal K. Bharadwaj The MOF 1 exhibits very high CO2 and H2 adsorption capacities, and can fix CO2 from air at room temperature. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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A chemoselective cleavable fluorescence turn-ON linker for proteomic studies ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, 53,13332-13335 DOI: 10.1039/C7CC08235E, Communication Si Si Liew, Shubo Du, Jingyan Ge, Sijun Pan, Se-Young Jang, Jun-Seok Lee, Shao Q. Yao We have developed a trifunctional cleavable fluorescence turn-ON linker for chemoproteomic applications. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Boron and nitrogen co-doped ordered microporous carbons with high surface areas ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, 53,13348-13351 DOI: 10.1039/C7CC08390D, Communication Alberto Castro-Muniz, Hirotomo Nishihara, Tetsuya Hirota, Mao Ohwada, Li-Xiang Li, Tetsuya Tsuda, Susumu Kuwabata, Jun Maruyama, Takashi Kyotani Boron and nitrogen co-doped ordered microporous carbons with high surface areas are obtained by using NaY zeolite as a hard template and an ionic liquid, 1-ethyl-3-methylimidazolium tetracyanoborate (EMIT), as a BN source. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Enantioselective intermolecular all-carbon [4+2] annulation via N-heterocyclic carbene organocatalysis ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, 53,13336-13339 DOI: 10.1039/C7CC08680F, Communication Guoxiang Zhang, Weici Xu, Jian Liu, Deb Kumar Das, Shuang Yang, Saima Perveen, Hao Zhang, Xinglong Li, Xinqiang Fang The challenge of asymmetric intermolecular all-carbon [4+2] annulation via [small alpha],[small beta]-unsaturated acyl azoliums was addressed with 2-acyloxy-3-butenones as suitable dienolate precursors, and a variety of highly functionalized cyclohexene products were delivered at a high level of enantioselectivity. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Optically controlled reversible protein hydrogels based on photoswitchable fluorescent protein Dronpa ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, 53,13375-13378 DOI: 10.1039/C7CC06991J, Communication Shanshan Lyu, Jing Fang, Tianyu Duan, Linglan Fu, Junqiu Liu, Hongbin Li Exploiting the optically controlled association and dissociation behavior of a photoswitchable fluorescent protein, Dronpa145N, here we demonstrate the engineering of an optically switchable reversible protein hydrogel using Dronpa145N-based protein building blocks. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Nanoseed-assisted synthesis of nano-sized SAPO-34 zeolites using morpholine as the sole template with superior MTO performance ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, 53,13328-13331 DOI: 10.1039/C7CC07508A, Communication Guangrui Chen, Qiming Sun, Jihong Yu Nano-sized SAPO-34 catalysts have been prepared using morpholine as the sole template via a nanoseed-assisted method showing superior MTO performance. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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An ambiphilic phosphine/H-bond donor ligand and its application to the gold mediated cyclization of propargylamides ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, 53,13356-13358 DOI: 10.1039/C7CC06065C, Communication Srobona Sen, Francois P. Gabbai We describe the synthesis of an ambiphilic phosphine/H-bond donor ligand featuring a trifluoroacetamide functionality, its coordination to gold(I) chloride, and its application as a self-activating catalyst for the cyclization of propargylamides. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Carbene-catalyzed LUMO activation of alkyne esters for access to functional pyridines ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, 53,13359-13362 DOI: 10.1039/C7CC08039E, Communication Chengli Mou, Jichang Wu, Zhijian Huang, Jun Sun, Zhichao Jin, Yonggui Robin Chi A carbene-catalyzed activation of alkyne ester for quick access to functional pyridines is reported. The reaction involves a previously unexplored unsaturated acyl azolium intermediate bearing a carbon-carbon triple bond that shall exhibit rich chemical reactivities. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Alkyl radical triggered in situ SO2-capture cascades ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, 53,13324-13327 DOI: 10.1039/C7CC08362A, Communication Xiaolong Su, Honggui Huang, Wei Hong, Jianchao Cui, Menglin Yu, Yi Li Born to be useful: an unprecedented in situ SO2-capture cascade triggered by alkyl radicals has been documented herein. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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A small molecule for theraNOstic targeting of cancer cells ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, 53,13352-13355 DOI: 10.1039/C7CC08526E, Communication Govindan Ravikumar, Meisam Bagheri, Deepak Kumar Saini, Harinath Chakrapani Thera/NO - a small molecule that is activated by hydrogen peroxide to generate nitric oxide (NO) and a fluorescence signal is reported. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Advances in single quantum dot-based nanosensors ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, 53,13284-13295 DOI: 10.1039/C7CC07752A, Feature Article Juan Hu, Zi-yue Wang, Chen-chen Li, Chun-yang Zhang We review the advances in single quantum dot-based nanosensors and their biomedical applications. We highlight their challenges and future direction. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Catalytic double hydroarylation of alkynes to 9,9-disubstituted 9,10-dihydroacridine derivatives by an electrophilic phenoxyphosphonium dication ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, 53,13312-13315 DOI: 10.1039/C7CC08037A, Communication James H. W. LaFortune, Julia M. Bayne, Timothy C. Johnstone, Louie Fan, Douglas W. Stephan An electrophilic pyridinium-substituted phenoxyphosphonium dicationic salt catalyzes the double hydroarylation of alkynes with diarylamines to give dihydroacridine derivatives. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Radical-mediated Intramolecular [small beta]-C(sp3)-H Amidation of Alkylimidates: Facile Synthesis of 1,2-Amino Alcohols ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C7CC08897C, Communication Xue-Qing Mou, Xiang-Yu Chen, Gong Chen, Gang He A new radical-mediated intramolecular [small beta]-C(sp3)-H amidation reaction of O-alkyl trichloro- or arylimidates is reported. Various oxazolines were efficiently prepared from easily accessible alcohol starting materials. The trichloro-oxazoline products can be... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Stimuli-Responsively Porating Gels by Condensation ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C7CC06408J, Communication John Texter, Naveen Kuriakose, Swaroop Shendre, Kendall Lewis, Sundar Venkatraman, Harshit Gupta A polyurethane (PU) resin derived from glycerol and hexamethylene diisocyanate and an imidazolium bromide ionic liquid chain terminator yield a stimuli-responsive resin that reversibly porates as a solvation response. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Nonstoichiometry induced Broadband Tunable Photoluminescence of Monolayer WSe2 ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C7CC07953B, Communication Weitao Su, Yonguang Li, Leifeng Chen, Dexuan Huo, Kaixin Song, Xiwei Huang, Haibo Shu A nonstoichiometry routine by modulating W/Se atomic ratio was employed to tune excitonic PL band of monolayer WSe2 from 810nm to 690nm. DFT calculations indicate Se-rich condition reduces band gap,... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Ni3S2@MoO3 core/shell arrays on Ni foam modified with Ultrathin CdS layer as a superior electrocatalyst for hydrogen evolution reaction ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C7CC08446C, Communication Jing Ji, Wenqing Lu, Ye Song, Meiling Dou, Hui Long, Feng Wang Ultrathin CdS layer modifying MoO3/Ni3S2 hierarchical nanoarray on Ni foam exhibits ultrahigh elctrocatalytic activity towards hydrogen evolution reaction with a small overpotential of 30mV at -10mAcm-2 due to the synergistic... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Hierarchical TiO2-x imbedded with graphene quantum dots for high-performance lithium storage ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C7CC09406J, Communication Weifeng Zhang, Tan Xu, Zhenwei Liu, Nae-Lih Wu, Mingdeng Wei Hierarchical TiO2-x imbedded with graphene quantum dots was synthesized through a facile synthetic route and investigated as an anode material for lithium-ion batteries. It delivers a high specific capacity and... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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The Region-specific Segregation and Catalytic Activity of Gold-silver Nanoparticles ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C7CC07963J, Communication Xiang He, Sheng-En Zhang, feng cheng, Zhao-Xu Chen The coordination-dependent interatomic interaction is developed for Ag atoms and applied to simulate the Au-Ag alloy nanoparticles ranging from 2.6 nm to 4.5 nm with different composition ratios at different... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Water soluble two-photon fluorescent organic probe for long-term imaging of lysosomes in live cells and tumor spheroids ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C7CC07812A, Communication Pratibha Kumari, Sanjay Kumar Verma, Shaikh M. Mobin The morphological alteration of lysosome is a powerful indicator of various pathological disorders. In this regards, we have designed and synthesized a new water soluble fluorescent Schiff-base ligand (L-lyso) containing... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Bioinspired design of a hybrid bifunctional enzymatic/organic electrocatalyst for site selective alcohol oxidation ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C7CC08548F, Communication Louis Lancaster, David P Hickey, Matthew S. Sigman, Shelley Minteer, Ian Wheeldon This work combines the thermostable alcohol dehydrogenase D (AdhD) from Pyrococcus furiosus and the organic electrocatalyst TEMPO to create a bifunctional catalyst that selectively oxidizes primary and secondary alcohols. The... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Electrophoretic deposition of ordered mesoporous carbon nitride on a stainless steel wire as a high-performance solid phase microextraction coating ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C7CC08273H, Communication Yadollah Yamini, Mostafa Ghaemmaghami, Hatam Amanzadeh, Bahram H. Monjezi An electrophoretic deposition approach was developed to fabricate a robust ordered mesoporous carbon nitride (MCN) coating for solid-phase microextraction. Large surface area, uniform pore diameter, in-built N-rich functional groups, and... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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A precursor method for the synthesis of new Ce(IV) MOFs with reactive tetracarboxylate linkers ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7CC08200B, Communication Simon Smolders, Arnaud Struyf, Helge Reinsch, Bart Bueken, Timo Rhauderwiek, Luise Mintrop, Philipp Kurz, Norbert Stock, Dirk E. De Vos A new precursor method using glycinate/nitrate capped Ce6 clusters enables the synthesis of Ce(IV) MOFs with reactive linkers. 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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BEAMing LAMP: single-molecule capture and on-bead isothermal amplification for digital detection of hepatitis C virus in plasma ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7CC08403J, Communication Jiyun Chen, Xiaomin Xu, Zhimei Huang, Yuan Luo, Lijuan Tang, Jian-Hui Jiang A novel dNAD platform BEAMing LAMP is developed by combining emulsion micro-reactors, single-molecule magnetic capture and on-bead amplification for absolute and high-precision quantification of nucleic acids. 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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Palladium-catalyzed carbene/alkyne metathesis with enynones as carbene precursors: synthesis of fused polyheterocycles ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7CC08221E, Communication Yang Zheng, Ming Bao, Ruwei Yao, Lihua Qiu, Xinfang Xu An unprecedented palladium-catalyzed carbene/alkyne metathesis reaction of alkyne-tethered enynones is described, which delivers fused-furans in moderate to good yields. 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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Polymorphism of griseofulvin: concomitant crystallization from the melt and a single crystal structure of a metastable polymorph with anomalously large thermal expansion ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7CC07744K, Communication Yuan Su, Jia Xu, Qin Shi, Lian Yu, Ting Cai Single crystal structure of the metastable polymorph of griseofulvin with anomalously large thermal expansion. 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 facile strategy for precisely controlling the crystal size of monodispersed metal-organic frameworks via separating the nucleation and growth ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7CC08244D, Communication Xiaocheng Lan, Ning Huang, Jinfu Wang, Tiefeng Wang Nucleation and growth were separated to precisely control the crystal size of MOFs. 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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H-bonded anion-anion complex trapped in a squaramido-based receptor ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C7CC09241E, Communication Rafel Prohens, Anna Portell, Merce Font-Bardia, Antonio Bauza, Antonio Frontera Herein we report the experimental observation (X-ray characterization) of an anion-anion complex (anion = hydrogen fumarate) stabilized by H-bonds that is trapped in a secondary squaramide receptor. High level ab... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Thiomolybdate [Mo3S13]2- Nanocluster: A Molecular Mimic of MoS2 Active Sites for Highly Efficient Photocatalytic Hydrogen Evolution ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C7CC08178B, Communication Yonggang Lei, Meiqun Yang, Jianhua Hou, Fang Wang, Entian Cui, Chao Kong, Shixiong Min Thiomolybdate [Mo3S13]2- nanocluster, as a molecular mimic of MoS2 edge sites, showed high efficiency in catalyzing photochemical H2 evolution from a molecular system of Ru(bpy)3Cl2-ascorbic acid (H2A) under visible light... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Facile synthesis and bridgehead-functionalization of bicyclo[3.3.3]pentasiloxanes ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7CC08790J, Communication Yuki Yokouchi, Shintaro Ishida, Tsunenobu Onodera, Hidetoshi Oikawa, Takeaki Iwamoto Various bicyclo[3.3.3]pentasiloxanes (BPSO) were successfully synthesized via regioselective functionalization at the bridgehead positions. 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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Dissolution of oligo(tetrafluoroethylene) and preparation of poly(tetrafluoroethylene)-based composites by using fluorinated ionic liquids ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C7CC08449H, Communication Akiko Tsurumaki, Hiroyuki Ohno Fluorophilic ionic liquids (ILs) showing enhanced compatibility with poly(tetrafluoroethylene) (PTFE) have been newly synthesised. Thus designed ILs contributed both to the dissolution of PTFE oligomer and to the preparation of... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Bis(alkylidynyl)tellurides and Ditellurides ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C7CC08776D, Communication Anthony Hill, Benjamin Frogley, Richard Manzano, Manab Sharma The tellurocarbonylates [M(CTe)(CO)2(Tp*)]- (M = Mo, W; obtained from [M([identical with]CBr)(CO)2(Tp*)] and Li2Te or [M([identical with]CLi)(CO)2(Tp*)] and Te) react with an additional equivalent of [M([identical with]CBr)(CO)2(Tp*)] to give bis(alkylidynyl)tellurides, [M2(-CTeC)(CO)4(Tp*)2], whilst oxidation with... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Nickel-Catalyzed Amination of Aryl Fluorides with Primary Amines ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C7CC08181B, Communication Tomoya Harada, Yusuke Ueda, Tomohiro Iwai, Masaya Sawamura The Ni-catalyzed cross-coupling reaction between aryl fluorides and primary amines was enabled by the 1,2-bis(dicyclohexylphosphino)benzene (DCYPBz) or 1,2-bis(dicyclohexylphosphino)ethane (DCYPE) ligands. Both N-alkyl- and N-aryl-substituted primary amines participated in the selective... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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High Throughput Mechanochemistry: Application to Parallel Synthesis of Benzoxazines ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C7CC07758K, Communication Katia Martina, Laura Rotolo, Andrea Porcheddu, Francesco Delogu, Stephen Bysouth, Giancarlo Cravotto, Evelina Colacino We describe herein an unprecedented mechanochemical "parallel synthesis" of 3,4-dihydro-2H-benzo[e][1,3]oxazine derivatives via a one pot three component reaction. The new milling system uses a multiposition jar (variable sizes are possible),... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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In-situ electrochemical development of copper oxide nanocatalysts within TCNQ nanowires array: a highly conductive electrocatalyst for the oxygen evolution reaction ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C7CC08748A, Communication Xiang Ren, Xuqiang Ji, Yicheng Wei, Dan Wu, Yong Zhang, Min Ma, Zhiang Liu, Abdullah M. Asiri, Qin Wei, Xuping Sun It is highly desired to develop efficient earth-abundant electrocatalysts for the oxygen evolution reaction (OER) in alkaline media. In this communication, we report the in-situ electrochemical conversion of nanoarray of... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Photo-induced H2 Evolution from Water via the Dissociation of Excitons in Water-Dispersible Single-Walled Carbon Nanotube Sensitizers ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C7CC07194A, Communication Kango Ishimoto, Tomoyuki Tajima, Hideaki Miyake, Masahiro Yamagami, Wataru Kurashige, Yuichi Negishi, Yutaka Takaguchi To observe a clear-cut example of the formation of mobile carriers from excitons on semiconducting single-walled carbon nanotubes (s-SWCNTs) surrounded by a medium with a high dielectric constant, water-dispersible s-SWCNT... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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N-Gemini peptides: cytosolic protease resistance via N-terminal dimerization of unstructured peptides ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7CC06819K, Communication Effrat L. Fayer, William M. Gilliland, J. Michael Ramsey, Nancy L. Allbritton, Marcey L. Waters N-Terminal dimerization is a synthetically straight-forward strategy to provide protease resistance to unstructured peptides while maintaining their biological function. 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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Rhodium-mediated asymmetric transfer hydrogenation: a diastereo- and enantioselective synthesis of syn-[small alpha]-amido [small beta]-hydroxy esters ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7CC08231B, Communication Long-Sheng Zheng, Charlene Ferard, Phannarath Phansavath, Virginie Ratovelomanana-Vidal The use of a Rh- instead of a Ru-complex in the asymmetric transfer hydrogenation of [small alpha]-benzoylamino [small beta]-keto esters allowed a reversal of diastereoselectivity and an efficient access to a variety of syn [small alpha]-amido [small beta]-hydroxy esters. 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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Microfluidic formation of proteinosomes ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7CC08466H, Communication Open Access Open Access Creative Commons Licence  This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported Licence. Martina Ugrinic, Adrian Zambrano, Simon Berger, Stephen Mann, T.-Y. Dora Tang, Andrew deMello Herein we describe a novel microfluidic method for the generation of proteinosome micro-droplets, based on bovine serum albumin and glucose oxidase conjugated to PNIPAAm chains. 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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Responsive DNA G-quadruplex micelles ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7CC07899D, Communication Liliana Cozzoli, Lorina Gjonaj, Marc C. A. Stuart, Bert Poolman, Gerard Roelfes A novel design of DNA-G-quadruplex micelles is presented, which can be disassembled by addition of a complementary strand, resulting in the release of an embedded cargo. 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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Synthesis and reactions of 4H-1,4-telluraborine ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7CC08765A, Communication Fu An Tsao, Douglas W. Stephan The 4H-1,4-telluraborine is a shown to be a versatile reagent undergoing both protonolysis and hydroboration, affording a new range of 1,4-telluraborine derivatives. 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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Oxidative activation of leinamycin E1 triggers alkylation of guanine residues in double-stranded DNA ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7CC08482J, Communication Maryam Imani Nejad, Dong Yang, Ben Shen, Kent S. Gates It may be useful to develop prodrugs that are selectively activated by oxidative stress in cancer cells to release cell-killing reactive intermediates. 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 self-assessed photosensitizer: inducing and dual-modal phosphorescence imaging of mitochondria oxidative stress ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7CC07797A, Communication Yang Jing, Qian Cao, Liang Hao, Gang-Gang Yang, Wei-Liang Hu, Liang-Nian Ji, Zong-Wan Mao Mitochondria-targeted Ir(III)-nitroxide conjugates act as self-assessed PDT agents by simultaneously inducing and dual-modal phosphorescence imaging of mitochondrial oxidative 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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Multifunctional chiral phosphine-catalyzed [3+2] annulation of Morita-Baylis-Hillman carbonates with cyclopentenones: asymmetric synthesis of 4-oxo-hexahydropentalenes ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7CC08380G, Communication Chang Wang, Zhenzhen Gao, Leijie Zhou, Qijun Wang, Yang Wu, Chunhao Yuan, Jianning Liao, Yumei Xiao, Hongchao Guo A multifunctional chiral phosphine-catalyzed enantioselective [3+2] annulation of MBH carbonates with cyclopentenones is reported. 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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Conducting nanofibres of solvatofluorochromic cyclohexanetrione-dithiolylidene-based C3 symmetric molecule ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7CC08741A, Communication Kilingaru I. Shivakumar, Goudappagouda, Rajesh G. Gonnade, Sukumaran Santhosh Babu, Gangadhar J. Sanjayan Easily accessible C3 symmetric luminescent compounds exhibit interesting optophysical and redox properties, including one that self-assembles into highly conducting J-aggregate nanofibres. 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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Modification of Ga2O3 by an Ag-Cr core-shell cocatalyst enhances photocatalytic CO evolution for the conversion of CO2 by H2O ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7CC07800E, Communication Rui Pang, Kentaro Teramura, Hiroyuki Tatsumi, Hiroyuki Asakura, Saburo Hosokawa, Tsunehiro Tanaka Modification of the Cr(OH)3[middle dot]xH2O thin layer on the surface of the Ag cocatalyst drastically suppressed the backward reaction for the photocatalytic conversion of CO2. 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 oxide- and N-codoped carbon nanosheets: facile synthesis derived from MOF nanofibers and their application in oxygen evolution ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7CC09117F, Communication Xuan Kuang, Zhiling Wang, Xu Sun, Yong Zhang, Qin Wei We successfully developed a metal oxide- and N-codoped carbon nanosheet from a MOF nanofiber, which exhibits high-performance electrocatalytic properties for oxygen evolution reactions. 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: Synthesis of Z-alkenes via visible light promoted photocatalytic E [rightward arrow] Z isomerization under metal-free conditions ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, 53,13272-13272 DOI: 10.1039/C7CC90467C, Correction Open Access Open Access Creative Commons Licence  This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported Licence. Wenbin Cai, Huaqiang Fan, Dazhong Ding, Yongqiang Zhang, Wei Wang The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Homogeneous electrocatalytic water oxidation at neutral pH by a robust trinuclear copper(II)-substituted polyoxometalate ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7CC08301G, Communication Li Yu, Junqi Lin, Min Zheng, Mindong Chen, Yong Ding An all-inorganic POM-based copper cluster, [([small alpha]-SbW9O33)2Cu3(H2O)3]12- (1), catalyzes water oxidation at a neutral pH without decomposition under electrochemical conditions. 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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Nitrogen-doped graphene quantum dots coupled with photosensitizers for one-/two-photon activated photodynamic therapy based on a FRET mechanism ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7CC08820E, Communication Jiaheng Sun, Qi Xin, Yang Yang, Hameed Shah, Hongqian Cao, Yanfei Qi, Jian Ru Gong, Junbai Li Photosensitizers can be excited by nitrogen-doped graphene quantum dots under one-/two-photon excitation through an intramolecular FRET mechanism and induced phototoxicity. 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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Pure white light emission and charge transfer in organogels of symmetrical and unsymmetrical [small pi]-chromophoric oligo-p-(phenyleneethynylene) bola-amphiphiles ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7CC08046H, Communication Syamantak Roy, Debabrata Samanta, Pramod Kumar, Tapas Kumar Maji The gelation behavior of two novel [small pi]-chromophoric bola-amphiphiles has been studied and solution processable pure white light emitting and CT gels have been realized. 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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Perspectives of ruthenium(II) polyazaaromatic photo-oxidizing complexes photoreactive towards tryptophan-containing peptides and derivatives ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7CC06542F, Feature Article S. Estalayo-Adrian, K. Garnir, C. Moucheron This review focuses on recent advances in the search for RuII polyazaaromatic complexes as molecular photoreagents for tryptophan-containing peptides and proteins, in view of future biomedical applications. 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 role of symmetry breaking in the structural trapping of light-induced excited spin states ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, 53,13268-13271 DOI: 10.1039/C7CC07990G, Communication Rafal Kulmaczewski, Elzbieta Trzop, Laurence J. Kershaw Cook, Eric Collet, Guillaume Chastanet, Malcolm A. Halcrow Six isostructural compounds show differing agreement with the correlation T(LIESST) = T0 - 0.3T1/2 (red line; LIESST = Light-Induced Excited Spin-State Trapping). This reflects crystallographic symmetry breaking under LIESST conditions, exhibited by one of the compounds but not by two others. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Investigating D-lysine stereochemistry for epigenetic methylation, demethylation and recognition ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, 53,13264-13267 DOI: 10.1039/C7CC08028J, Communication Roman Belle, Abbas H. K. Al Temimi, Kiran Kumar, Bas J. G. E. Pieters, Anthony Tumber, James E. Dunford, Catrine Johansson, Udo Oppermann, Tom Brown, Christopher J. Schofield, Richard J. Hopkinson, Robert S. Paton, Akane Kawamura, Jasmin Mecinovic Writers, erasers and readers show the selectivity for the acceptance of (methyl) D-lysine. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Interception of amide ylides with sulfonamides: synthesis of (E)-N-sulfonyl amidines catalyzed by Zn(OTf)2 ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, 53,13256-13259 DOI: 10.1039/C7CC07364J, Communication Jijun Chen, Wenhao Long, Shangwen Fang, Yonggang Yang, Xiaobing Wan Through the interception of amide ylides with sulfonamides, we herein report an intermolecular condensation reaction between sulfonamides and common amides. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Anionic indabenzene: synthesis and characterization ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, 53,13260-13263 DOI: 10.1039/C7CC08397A, Communication Taichi Nakamura, Katsunori Suzuki, Makoto Yamashita An anionic indabenzene was synthesized via the transmetallation of an aluminacyclohexadiene with bulky silyl substituents, and fully characterized using multinuclear NMR spectroscopy and X-ray crystallography. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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5-(Hydroxymethyl)uracil and -cytosine as potential epigenetic marks enhancing or inhibiting transcription with bacterial RNA polymerase ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, 53,13253-13255 DOI: 10.1039/C7CC08053K, Communication Open Access Open Access Creative Commons Licence  This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported Licence. Martina Janouskova, Zuzana Vanikova, Fabrizia Nici, Sona Bohacova, Dragana Vitovska, Hana Sanderova, Michal Hocek, Libor Krasny 5-(Hydroxymethyl)uracil and -cytosine in DNA templates regulate transcription by bacterial RNA polymerase depending on the promoter, indicating that they may act as epigenetic marks. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Mn doped porous cobalt nitride nanowires with high activity for water oxidation under both alkaline and neutral conditions ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, 53,13237-13240 DOI: 10.1039/C7CC07962A, Communication Yiqiang Sun, Tao Zhang, Xinyang Li, Dilong Liu, Guangqiang Liu, Xiaomin Zhang, Xianjun Lyu, Weiping Cai, Yue Li We report the successful synthesis of Mn doped CoN nanowires on a carbon fiber cloth substrate (CFC) by a two-step strategy, which can be used as an efficient and stable OER electrocatalyst under both alkaline and neutral conditions. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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A facile synthesis of reduced holey graphene oxide for supercapacitors ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, 53,13225-13228 DOI: 10.1039/C7CC07475A, Communication Xinjun Hu, Dongchen Bai, Yiqi Wu, Songbo Chen, Yu Ma, Yue Lu, Yuanzhi Chao, Yongxiao Bai Hydroxyl radicals ([radical dot]OH) generated from a UV/O3 solution reaction is used to efficiently etch graphene oxide nanosheets. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Light-driven nanofiber and nanoring morphological transformations in organogels based on an azobenzene-bridged biscalix[4]arene ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, 53,13241-13244 DOI: 10.1039/C7CC07172H, Communication Pei-Mei Su, Kai-Chi Chang, Cheng-Jhang Yang, Yi-Chieh Liu, Wen-Sheng Chung The morphologies of an azobenzene-bridged biscalix[4]arene organogel (1) in different organic solvents can be photo-reversibly switched between nanofibers and nanorings as well as between closed and open-form vesicles. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Controllable synthesis of titanium nitride nanotubes by coaxial electrospinning and their application as a durable support for oxygen reduction reaction electrocatalysts ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, 53,13233-13236 DOI: 10.1039/C7CC08151K, Communication Zetao Ding, Qingqing Cheng, Liangliang Zou, Jianhui Fang, Zhiqing Zou, Hui Yang Uniform TiN nanotubes are synthesized via coaxial-electrospinning, thermal oxidation and nitridation. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Functionalized deltahedral Zintl complexes Ge9R3 (R = CF3, CN, and NO2): a new class of superhalogens ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, 53,13229-13232 DOI: 10.1039/C7CC08120K, Communication G. Naaresh Reddy, Rakesh Parida, Santanab Giri First principle calculations on deltahedral Ge94- Zintl ions decorated with electron-withdrawing ligands show the formation of superhalogens. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Water-soluble small-molecule probes for RNA based on a two-photon fluorescence "off-on" process: systematic analysis in live cell imaging and understanding of structure-activity relationships ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, 53,13245-13248 DOI: 10.1039/C7CC07288K, Communication Hong Li, Yuncang Li, Huihui Zhang, Guoyong Xu, Yuliang Zhang, Xiaohu Liu, Hongping Zhou, Xingyuan Yang, Xuanjun Zhang, Yupeng Tian The remarkable two-photon fluorescence responses in vitro and in vivo of L1-5 for RNA revealed the synergistic effect of the amino group and the pyridinium cation. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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The impact of metal complex lipids on viscosity and curvature of hybrid liposomes ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, 53,13249-13252 DOI: 10.1039/C7CC07944C, Communication Ryo Ohtani, Tsukasa Tokita, Tomohisa Takaya, Koichi Iwata, Masanao Kinoshita, Nobuaki Matsumori, Masaaki Nakamura, Leonard F. Lindoy, Shinya Hayami Organic-inorganic hybrid liposomes exhibit stronger interaction between heads but weaker interaction between alkyl chains than occurs in pristine liposomes. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Assembly of protonated mesoporous carbon nitrides with co-catalytic [Mo3S13]2- clusters for photocatalytic hydrogen production ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, 53,13221-13224 DOI: 10.1039/C7CC07805F, Communication Fangsong Guo, Yidong Hou, A. M. Asiri, Xinchen Wang Protonated ordered mesoporous carbon nitride acts as a host scaffold that forms an assembly with anionic [Mo3S13]2- clusters by taking advantage of electrostatic interactions to construct an artificial photosynthetic architecture for hydrogen production with visible light. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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A meta-selective-C-H alkenylation of phenol-derivatives employing a traceless organosilicon template ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, 53,13209-13212 DOI: 10.1039/C7CC07093D, Communication Rui-Jie Mi, Jing Sun, Fritz E. Kuhn, Ming-Dong Zhou, Zhaoqing Xu A traceless organosilicon template-directed meta-selective-C-H alkenylation of phenols was realized with good yields and high selectivities. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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An "on-off" switchable cubic phase with exceptional thermal stability and water sorption capacity ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, 53,13217-13220 DOI: 10.1039/C7CC08003D, Communication K. N. Grafskaia, D. V. Anokhin, B. I. Zimka, I. A. Izdelieva, X. Zhu, D. A. Ivanov A wedge-shaped mesogen reveals structural bistability; the gyroid phase exhibits exceptional water sorption capacity whereas the columnar structure does not swell. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Short two-armed lanthanide-binding tags for paramagnetic NMR spectroscopy based on chiral 1,4,7,10-tetrakis(2-hydroxypropyl)-1,4,7,10-tetraazacyclododecane scaffolds ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, 53,13205-13208 DOI: 10.1039/C7CC07961C, Communication Michael D. Lee, Matthew L. Dennis, Bim Graham, James D. Swarbrick A new pair of enantiomeric two-armed lanthanide-binding tags have been developed for paramagnetic NMR studies of proteins. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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