Chem. Commun.

Fluorescence quenching by lipid encased nanoparticles shows that Amyloid-[small beta] has a preferred orientation in the membrane ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C8CC02108B, Communication Bappaditya Chandra, Barun Kumar Maity, Anirban Das, Sudipta Maiti Short range plasmonic fields around a nanoparticle can modulate fluorescence or Raman processes. In lipid encased nanoparticles, this can potentially measure the relative depths of different parts of a membrane... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Synthesis and characterization of two different azarubrenes ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C8CC01662C, Communication Ghaozan Xie, Sebastian Hahn, Frank - Rominger, Jan Freudenberg, Uwe H. F. Bunz The synthesis, properties and solid state X-ray single crystal structures of two new rubrene-derivatives, viz diazarubrene (4,4'-(6,12-diphenyltetracene-5,11-diyl)dipyridine) and tetraazarubrene (5,6,11,12-tetra(pyridin-4-yl)tetra¬cene) are reported. Both azarubrenes are more oxidatively stable than rubrene... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Site-specific cross-linking of proteins to DNA via a new bioorthogonal approach employing oxime ligation ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C8CC01300D, Communication Suresh S Pujari, Yi Zhang, Shaofei Ji, Mark D. Distefano, Natalia Tretyakova DNA-protein cross-links (DPCs) are super-bulky DNA adducts induced by common chemotherapeutic agents, reactive oxygen species, and aldehydes, and also formed endogenously as part of epigenetic regulation. Despite their presence in... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Pillar[6]pyridinium: a Hexagonally-Shaped Molecular Box That Selectively Recognizes Multicharged Anionic Species ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C8CC03353F, Communication Sandra Kosiorek, Helena Butkiewicz, Oksana Danylyuk, Volodymyr Sashuk A sextuply charged cyclic cationic receptor with an extraordinary structure and unprecedented binding properties is presented. The macrocycle consists of six pyridinium ions connected by methylene linkers with an electron-deficient... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Paraffinic metal-organic polyhedrons: Solution-processable porous modules exhibiting three-dimensional molecular order ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C8CC03705A, Communication Kenichiro Omoto, Nobuhiko Hosono, Mika Gochomori, Susumu Kitagawa Metal-organic polyhedral cages substituted with paraffinic side chains were designed as solution-processable porous modules, which provide soft materials possessing self-organized cavity structures with three-dimensional molecular order in a lyotropic mesophase.... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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A chemically-encoded timer for dual molecular delivery at tailored ranges and concentrations ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C8CC03253J, Communication Raphael Labruere, Thomas le Saux, Ludovic Jullien, Silvia Serra, Ahmed Alouane, Frederic Schmidt, Steve Huvelle, Raphael Plasson Spatiotemporal control of molecular distribution is much in demand in many fields of Chemistry. To address this goal, we exploit a low molecular weight branched self-immolative architecture, which acts as... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Diastereoselective Addition of Anisoles to N-tert-Butanesulfinyl Imines via Four-Membered Lithiumcycles. ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C8CC03764G, Communication Leleti Rajender Reddy, Kotturi Sharadsrikar, Waman Yogesh, Patel Chirag, Patwa Aditya, Shenoy Rajesh A highly regio- and diastereo- selective ortho-lithiation/addition of anisoles to N-tert-butanesulfinyl imines, resulted in the selective formation of chiral [small alpha]-branched amines is described. This method is also efficient for highly... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Standing, lying, and sitting: translating building principles of the cell membrane to synthetic 2D material interfaces ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C8CC02596G, Feature Article S. A. Claridge Lessons can be drawn from cell membranes in controlling noncovalent functionalization of 2D materials to optimize interactions with the environment. 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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Protein-DNA Complex-Guided Discovery of an Antibacterial Lead, E1, in Restoring the Susceptibility of Klebsiella Pneumoniae to Polymyxin B by Targeting Response Regulator PmrA ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C8CC01840E, Communication Tien-Sheng Tseng, I-Fan Tu, Hsiao-Ting Chen, Lie-Chwen Lin, Keng-Chang Tsai, Shih-Hsiung Wu, Chinpan Chen Klebsiella pneumoniae (KP), a nosocomial pathogen, causes pneumonia, septicemia, urinary tract, and wound infections. The increasingly multidrug-resistant (MDR) KP leads to considerable patient mortality and morbidity worldwide, thus developing novel... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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An aryne triggered ring-opening fluorination of cyclic thioethers with potassium fluoride ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C8CC03766C, Communication Rong Fan, Binbin Liu, Tianyu Zheng, Kun Xu, Chen Tan, Tianlong Zeng, Shuaisong Su, Jiajing Tan Herein, we reported an aryne triggered ring-opening fluorination protocol of a great variety of saturated sulfur heterocycles. A key factor for the success is to identify a suitable mediator. Compared... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Investigation of Charge-transfer between 4-Mercaptobenzoic Acid Monolayer and TiO2 Nanoparticles under High Pressure Using Surface-enhanced Raman Scattering ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C8CC01850B, Communication Peng Li, Xiaolei Wang, Haiyan Li, Xuwei Yang, Xiaolei Zhang, Lixia Zhang, Yukihiro Ozaki, Bingbing Liu, Bing Zhao We investigated the CT process between a 4-mercaptobenzoic acid (4-MBA) monolayer and TiO2 NPs under high pressure using surface-enhanced Raman scattering (SERS). Employing the CT enhancement mechanism of semiconductors, we... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Oxidative nitrene transfer from azides to alkynes via Ti(II)/Ti(IV) redox catalysis: formal [2+2+1] synthesis of pyrroles ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C8CC02623H, Communication Adam J. Pearce, Xin Yi See, Ian A. Tonks Catalytic oxidative nitrene transfer from azides with the early transition metals is rare, and has not been observed without the support of redox noninnocent spectator ligands. 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 simplest supramolecular helix ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C8CC03295E, Communication Felix Hanke, Chloe J. Pugh, Ellis F. Kay, Joshua B. Taylor, Stephen M. Todd, Craig M. Robertson, Benjamin J. Slater, Alexander Steiner Diethylamine is the smallest and simplest molecule that features a supramolecular helix as its lowest energy aggregate. 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 structural characterization of the first neptunium based metal-organic frameworks incorporating {Np6O8} hexanuclear clusters ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C8CC03121E, Communication N. P. Martin, J. Marz, H. Feuchter, S. Duval, P. Roussel, N. Henry, A. Ikeda-Ohno, T. Loiseau, C. Volkringer The synthesis of the first transuranium Metal-Organic Frameworks (TRU-MOFs) is reported here. 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 of a superparamagnetic ultrathin FeCO3 nanorods-enzyme bionanohybrid as a novel heterogeneous catalyst ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C8CC02851F, Communication Rocio Benavente, David Lopez-Tejedor, Jose M. Palomo A novel superparamagnetic ultrathin FeCO3 nanorods-enzyme bionanohybrid heterogeneous catalyst has been 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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Label-free and high-throughput bioluminescence detection of uracil-DNA glycosylase in cancer cells through tricyclic cascade signal amplification ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C8CC03769H, Communication Yan Zhang, Qing-nan Li, Chen-chen Li, Chun-yang Zhang We develop a label-free and high-throughput bioluminescence method for the sensitive detection of uracil DNA glycosylase through tricyclic cascade signal amplification. 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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Paramagnetic nanoemulsions with unified signals for sensitive 19F MRI cell tracking ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C8CC02938E, Communication Qiaoli Peng, Yu Li, Shaowei Bo, Yaping Yuan, Zhigang Yang, Shizhen Chen, Xin Zhou, Zhong-Xing Jiang A paramagnetic nanoemulsion with a unified 19F NMR signal facilitates sensitive 19F MRI cell tracking. 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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Ligand-promoted ruthenium-catalyzed meta C-H chlorination of arenes using N-chloro-2,10-camphorsultam ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C8CC03195A, Communication Zhoulong Fan, Heng Lu, Zhen Cheng, Ao Zhang A practical meta C-H chlorination protocol is established via a Ru(0)-catalyzed ortho-metalation strategy. 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 three-fluorophore system as a ratiometric sensor for multiple protease detection ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C8CC01731J, Communication Yana Okorochenkova, Martin Porubsky, Sandra Benicka, Jan Hlavac A ratiometric fluorescent system for the detection of two proteases solely or in their mixture. 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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Small bite-angle 2-phosphinophosphinine ligands enable rhodium-catalysed hydroboration of carbonyls ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, 54,5482-5485 DOI: 10.1039/C8CC01880D, Communication Open Access Open Access Creative Commons Licence  This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported Licence. Robert J. Newland, Jason M. Lynam, Stephen M. Mansell 2-Phosphinophosphinine ligands generate Rh catalysts for the hydroboration of ketones and imines in contrast to standard phosphine ligands. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Iptycene substitution enhances the electrochemical activity and stability of polyanilines ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, 54,5470-5473 DOI: 10.1039/C8CC02387E, Communication Wei Shyang Tan, Ting-Yin Lee, Ying-Feng Hsu, Shing-Jong Huang, Jye-Shane Yang The clipping effect of pentiptycene cavities provides a significant improvement in pseudocapacitance and charge-discharge stability for pentiptycene-incorporated polyanilines. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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In situ growth of graphdiyne on arbitrary substrates with a controlled-release method ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C8CC03006E, Communication Fuhua Zhao, Ning Wang, Mingjia Zhang, Andras Sapi, Jiaojiao Yu, Xiaodong Li, Weiwei Cui, Ze Yang, Changshui Huang GDY is in situ synthesized on arbitrary substrates catalyzed by Cu2+-ions escaping from the PVP/Cu(OAc)2 film on the surface of substrates. 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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Ring structure modifications of phenylalanine 19 increase fibrillation kinetics and reduce toxicity of amyloid [small beta] (1-40) ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, 54,5430-5433 DOI: 10.1039/C8CC01733F, Communication Alexander Korn, Dayana Surendran, Martin Krueger, Sudipta Maiti, Daniel Huster Putatively minor alterations of the side chain ring of phenylalanine 19 of A[small beta] strongly influence fibril formation kinetics and toxicity. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Highly-active oxygen evolution electrocatalyzed by an Fe-doped NiCr2O4 nanoparticle film ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, 54,5462-5465 DOI: 10.1039/C8CC02568A, Communication Jinxiu Zhao, Xianghong Li, Guanwei Cui, Xuping Sun An Fe-doped NiCr2O4 nanoparticle film on Ni foam (Fe-NiCr2O4/NF) acts as a durable water oxidation electrocatalyst with superior activity, needing an overpotential of 318 mV to drive 500 mA cm-2 in 1.0 M KOH. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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A dual-function fluorescent probe for monitoring the degrees of hypoxia in living cells via the imaging of nitroreductase and adenosine triphosphate ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, 54,5454-5457 DOI: 10.1039/C8CC02209G, Communication Yu Fang, Wen Shi, Yiming Hu, Xiaohua Li, Huimin Ma A new dual-function fluorescent probe for nitroreductase and adenosine triphosphate is developed and applied to monitor the degrees of hypoxia in living cells. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Guest exchange in a porous cucurbit[6]uril-based metal-organic rotaxane framework probed by NMR and X-ray crystallography ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, 54,5474-5477 DOI: 10.1039/C8CC02847H, Communication Xue-Song Wu, Xin-Long Wang, Fu-Long Zhu, Hong-Fei Bao, Chao Qin, Zhong-Min Su The first three-dimensional porous CB[6]-based metal-organic rotaxane framework with guest exchange in a single-crystal-to-single-crystal fashion is reported. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Electrolyte-gated transistors based on phenyl-C61-butyric acid methyl ester (PCBM) films: bridging redox properties, charge carrier transport and device performance ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, 54,5490-5493 DOI: 10.1039/C8CC03090A, Communication Tian Lan, Francesca Soavi, Massimo Marcaccio, Pierre-Louis Brunner, Jonathan Sayago, Clara Santato We shed light on the correlation between electron transfer properties, ionic and electronic transport as well as device performance in ionic liquid (IL)-gated PCBM transistors. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Highly selective and efficient reduction of CO2 to CO on cadmium electrodes derived from cadmium hydroxide ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, 54,5450-5453 DOI: 10.1039/C8CC02055H, Communication Jinbiao Shi, Dan Shao, Jianling Zhang, Dongxing Tan, Xiuniang Tan, Bingxing Zhang, Buxing Han, Fanyu Zhang, Lifei Liu, Xiuyan Cheng A non-noble cadmium electrode was synthesized via an electrolysis strategy, which can electroreduce carbon dioxide into carbon monoxide with high selectivity and efficiency. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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In situ and real-time ToF-SIMS analysis of light-induced chemical changes in perovskite CH3NH3PbI3 ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, 54,5434-5437 DOI: 10.1039/C8CC01606B, Communication Duo Xu, Xin Hua, Shao-Chuang Liu, Hong-Wei Qiao, Hua-Gui Yang, Yi-Tao Long, He Tian A hybrid light/ToF-SIMS system was used to analyze the dynamic chemical changes of perovskite CH3NH3PbI3 materials under light illumination. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Redox properties of alluaudite sodium cobalt manganese sulfates as high-voltage electrodes for rechargeable batteries ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, 54,5466-5469 DOI: 10.1039/C8CC01922C, Communication D. M. Marinova, V. V. Kostov, R. P. Nikolova, R. R. Kukeva, E. N. Zhecheva, R. K. Stoyanova This is the first experimental evidence for the operation of sodium cobalt-manganese sulfate, Na2+2[small delta](Co0.63Mn0.37)2-[small delta](SO4)3, at potentials higher than 4.0 V vs. Li/Li+. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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A new probe for detecting zinc-bound carbonic anhydrase in cell lysates and cells ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, 54,5442-5445 DOI: 10.1039/C8CC02034E, Communication Radhika Mehta, Munaum H. Qureshi, Meredith K. Purchal, Sylvester M. Greer, Shanzhong Gong, Chinh Ngo, Emily L. Que A fluorescent probe for zinc-bound carbonic anhydrase is applied for tracking this protein in cell lysates and cells. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Enzymatic biofuel cell-based self-powered biosensing of protein kinase activity and inhibition via thiophosphorylation-mediated interface engineering ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, 54,5438-5441 DOI: 10.1039/C8CC02328J, Communication Chengcheng Gu, Panpan Gai, Lei Han, Wen Yu, Qingyun Liu, Feng Li We developed a facile and ultrasensitive EBFC-based self-powered biosensor of protein kinase A activity and inhibition via thiophosphorylation-mediated interface engineering. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Synthesis of copper oxide nanowires and nanoporous copper via environmentally friendly transformation of bulk copper-calcium alloys ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, 54,5446-5449 DOI: 10.1039/C8CC02240B, Communication X. Zhang, K. Turcheniuk, B. Zusmann, J. Benson, S. Nelson, S. Luo, A. Magasinski, G. Yushin In this work, we report a novel, one-step, inexpensive and environmentally friendly synthesis of Cu nanostructures by means of chemical de-alloying of bulk Cu-Ca alloys in aqueous solutions. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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A new ether-based electrolyte for lithium sulfur batteries using a S@pPAN cathode ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, 54,5478-5481 DOI: 10.1039/C8CC02552E, Communication Jingjing Zhou, Yongsheng Guo, Chengdu Liang, Lujie Cao, Hui Pan, Jun Yang, Jiulin Wang An ether-based electrolyte of 4 M LiFSI/DBE is proposed to match both Li metal anodes and a S@pPAN cathode. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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hIAPP forms toxic oligomers in plasma ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, 54,5426-5429 DOI: 10.1039/C8CC03097A, Communication Diana C. Rodriguez Camargo, Divita Garg, Katalin Buday, Andras Franko, Andres Rodriguez Camargo, Fabian Schmidt, Sarah J. Cox, Saba Suladze, Martin Haslbeck, Yonatan G. Mideksa, Gerd Gemmecker, Michaela Aichler, Gabriele Mettenleiter, Michael Schulz, Axel Karl Walch, Martin Hrabe de Angelis, Matthias J. Feige, Cesar A. Sierra, Marcus Conrad, Konstantinos Tripsianes, Ayyalusamy Ramamoorthy, Bernd Reif Glucose and lipid containing particles such as LDL interact with hIAPP, resulting in the formation of hIAPP oligomeric structures that yield an intrinsic fluorescence and toxicity in cellular assays. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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A high-nuclearity isopolyoxotungstate based manganese cluster: one-pot synthesis and step-by-step assembly ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, 54,5458-5461 DOI: 10.1039/C8CC01622D, Communication Chao Zhang, Mengrui Zhang, Hongyu Shi, Qingdao Zeng, Dongdi Zhang, Yaqing Zhao, Yuan Wang, Pengtao Ma, Jingping Wang, Jingyang Niu A high-nuclearity manganese-tungsten supercluster Na8H32[{MnIV24MnIII12O28(H2O)23}2(W24O120)2][middle dot]66H2O (Mn72W48) has been successfully synthesized and its formation mechanism is investigated by ESI-MS. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Dispersibility of carbon dots in aqueous and/or organic solvents ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, 54,5401-5406 DOI: 10.1039/C8CC02279H, Feature Article Pei Zhao, Liangliang Zhu Carbon dots have a wide range of applications in biological and medical fields as an alternative to quantum dots because of their low toxicity and excellent luminescence properties. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Interference of citrate-stabilized gold nanoparticles with [small beta]2-microglobulin oligomeric association ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, 54,5422-5425 DOI: 10.1039/C8CC01053F, Communication Cristina Cantarutti, Gijo Raj, Federico Fogolari, Sofia Giorgetti, Alessandra Corazza, Vittorio Bellotti, Pance Naumov, Gennaro Esposito Citrate-coated gold nanoparticles interfere with the association equilibria of [small beta]2-microglobulin and thus inhibit the early events of fibrillogenesis. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Oxidative C-N fusion of pyridinyl-substituted porphyrins ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, 54,5414-5417 DOI: 10.1039/C8CC01375F, Communication Mathieu Berthelot, Guillaume Hoffmann, Asmae Bousfiha, Julie Echaubard, Julien Roger, Helene Cattey, Anthony Romieu, Dominique Lucas, Paul Fleurat-Lessard, Charles H. Devillers New cationic C-N fused porphyrins are synthesized under very mild conditions via chemical and electrochemical oxidation of their pyridinyl-based-porphyrin precursors. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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The ortho-substituent on 2,4-bis(trifluoromethyl)phenylboronic acid catalyzed dehydrative condensation between carboxylic acids and amines ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, 54,5410-5413 DOI: 10.1039/C8CC02558D, Communication Ke Wang, Yanhui Lu, Kazuaki Ishihara The ortho-substituent of boronic acid plays a key role in preventing the coordination of amines to the boron atom. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Metabolic glycan labeling-assisted discovery of cell-surface markers for primary neural stem and progenitor cells ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, 54,5486-5489 DOI: 10.1039/C8CC01535J, Communication Qing-Ran Bai, Lu Dong, Yi Hao, Xing Chen, Qin Shen Metabolic labeling with azidosugars in a neural stem cell (NSC)-enriched endothelial coculture followed by mass-spectrometry profiling identifies sialoglycoproteins on NSCs. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Polyvinyl alcohol-boronate gel for sodium hydroxide extraction ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, 54,5407-5409 DOI: 10.1039/C8CC02610F, Communication Gretchen Marie Peters, Xiaodong Chi, Chandler Brockman, Jonathan L. Sessler Gels formed from commercially available polyvinyl alcohol (PVA) and 1,4-benzene diboronic acid (BdBA) in DMSO absorb NaOH efficiently from a bulk aqueous solution decreasing its pH. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Surface microstructure engenders unusual hydrophobicity in phyllosilicates ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, 54,5418-5421 DOI: 10.1039/C8CC02102C, Communication Xinwen Ou, Zhang Lin, Jingyuan Li We present a mechanism of intriguing polar hydrophobicity of a series of naturally formed minerals: their surface cavities can effectively trap water molecules, and the water trapping remarkably disrupts the hydrogen bond interaction among interfacial water and leads to considerable hydrophobicity. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Describing Inorganic Nanoparticles in the Context of Surface Reactivity and Catalysis ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C8CC03030H, Feature Article Sophie Carenco Fabrication of inorganic nanoparticles is now a mature field. However, further advances, in particular in the field of catalysis, require a more accurate description of their surface and of the... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Ion conducting membranes for aqueous flow battery systems ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C8CC03058H, Feature Article Zhizhang Yuan, Huamin Zhang, Xianfeng Li Flow batteries, aqueous based flow batteries in particular, are the most promising candidates for stationary energy storage to realize the wide utilization of renewable energies. To meet the requirement of... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Improving metabolome coverage and data quality: advancing metabolomics and lipidomics for biomarker discovery ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C8CC02592D, Feature Article Dajana Vuckovic This Feature Article highlights some of the key challenges within the field of metabolomics and examines what role separation and analytical sciences can play to improve the use of metabolomics... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Efficient Hydrogen Evolution from Hydrolysis of Ammonia Borane using Bilateral-like WO3-x Nanorods Coupled with Ni2P Nanoparticles ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C8CC03502D, Communication Yongbing Lou, Jinxin He, Guoning Liu, Shaopeng Qi, Lin Cheng, Jinxi Chen, Yixin Zhao, Jun-Jie Zhu Ten times enhanced H2 evolution from hydrolysis of ammonia borane was realized through a bilateral-like plasmonic WO3-x nanorods coupled with Ni2P nanoparticles comparing to Ni2P, which provides a new strategy... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Dodecanuclear Zirconium Precursor Enables Green and Rapid Mechanosynthesis of High-Porosity NU- and UiO-type Metal-Organic Frameworks ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C8CC03189D, Communication Athena M. Fidelli, Bahar Karadeniz, Ashlee J. Howarth, Igor Huskic, Luzia Silvana Germann, Ivan Halasz, Martin Etter, Su-Young Moon, Robert E. Dinnebier, Vladimir Stilinovic, Omar K. Farha, Tomislav Friscic, Krunoslav Uzarevic The use of a dodecanuclear zirconium acetate cluster as a precursor enables the rapid, clean mechanochemical synthesis of ultra-microporous metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) NU-901 and UiO-67, with Brunauer-Emmet-Teller surfaces of up... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Temperature controlled formation of polar copper phosphonate showing large dielectric anisotropy and dehydration-induced switch from ferromagnetic to antiferromagnetic interactions ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C8CC02819B, Communication Peng-Fei Wang, Song-Song Bao, Xin-Da Huang, Tomoyuki Akutagawa, Li-Min Zheng Reaction of copper(II) chloride with 2-carboxyphenylphosphonic acid (2-cppH3) under hydrothermal conditions at 100 oC results in the formation of a polar compound Cu3(2-cpp)2(H2O)5 (1), which shows large dielectric anistropy. Similar... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Cp*Ir(III)-catalyzed C-H/N-H functionalization of sulfoximines for the synthesis of 1,2-benzothiazines at room temperature ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C8CC03288B, Communication Yogesh N Aher, Dhanaji M Lade, Amit B Pawar First Cp*Ir(III)-catalyzed C-H/N-H bond functionalization of sulfoximines with [small alpha]-diazocarbonyl compounds has been developed for the synthesis of 1,2-benzothaizines under redox-neutral conditions. The reactions proceeds at room temperature with excellent functional... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Low-overpotential CO2 reduction by phosphine-substituted Ru(II) polypyridyl complex ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C8CC02150C, Communication Sze Koon Lee, Mio Kondo, Go Nakamura, Masaya Okamura, Shigeyuki Masaoka A Ru polypyridyl complex containing a phosphine donor promoted an electrocatalytic CO2 reduction at a low overpotential. Mechanistic investigations revealed that the introduction of a phosphine donor at the trans... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Oligoalanine Helical Callipers for Cell Penetration ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C8CC02304B, Communication Marta Pazo, Marisa Juanes, Irene Lostale-Seijo, Javier Montenegro Even for short peptides that are enriched in basic amino acids, the large chemical space that can be spanned by combinations of natural amino acids hinders the rational design of... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Extreme downsizing in surfactant-free synthesis of spin-crossover nanoparticles in a microfluidic flow-focusing junction ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C8CC02232A, Communication Juan Hector Gonzalez-Estefan, Mathieu Gonidec, Nathalie Daro, Mathieu Marchivie, Guillaume CHASTANET A new surfactant-free, flow-focusing droplet microfluidic approach was developped as an important alternative to existing synthesis techniques for the preparation of spin crossover nanoparticles. It enables a great control of... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Mass spectrometric detection of iron nitrosyls, sulfide oxidation and mycothiolation during nitrosylation of the NO sensor [4Fe-4S] NsrR ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C8CC01339J, Communication Open Access Open Access Creative Commons Licence  This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported Licence. Jason C. Crack, Chris J. Hamilton, Nick E. Le Brun Identification of RRE-type iron-nitrosyl species formed upon nitrosylation of [4Fe-4S] NsrR. 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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Towards an atomistic understanding of disordered carbon electrode materials ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C8CC01388H, Communication Open Access Open Access Creative Commons Licence  This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported Licence. Volker L. Deringer, Celine Merlet, Yuchen Hu, Tae Hoon Lee, John A. Kattirtzi, Oliver Pecher, Gabor Csanyi, Stephen R. Elliott, Clare P. Grey Machine-learning and DFT modelling, linked to experimental knowledge, yield new insight into the structures and reactivity of carbonaceous energy materials. 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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Transition-Metal-Free Insertion Reactions of Alkynes into C-N [sigma]-Bond of Imides: Synthesis of Substituted Enamides or Chromones ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C8CC03059F, Communication Zhong Zheng, Ye Wang, Murong Xu, Lingkai Kong, Mengdan Wang, Yanzhong LI A transition-metal-free tandem process for the synthesis of substituted enamides and chromones is presented. An insertion of isolated alkynes into C-N [sigma]-bond of imides is involved in this tandem process.... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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QM/MM calculations reveal a bridging hydroxo group in a vanadium nitrogenase crystal structure ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C8CC03793K, Communication Bardi Benediktsson, Albert T. Thorhallsson, Ragnar Bjornsson A new 1.2 A crystal structure of vanadium nitrogenase, isolated under turnover conditions, recently revealed a light atom ligand (OH or NH) replacing the bridging S2B sulfide of the FeV... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Role of the carboxy groups of triterpenoids in their inhibition of the nucleation of amyloid [small beta]42 required for forming toxic oligomers ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C8CC03230K, Communication Kazuma Murakami, Takuya Yoshioka, Shiori Horii, Mizuho Hanaki, Satohiro Midorikawa, Shinji Taniwaki, Hiroki Gunji, Ken-ichi Akagi, Taiji Kawase, Kenji Hirose, Kazuhiro Irie Herein we report that a preferable inhibition of the nucleation phase of A[small beta]42, related to the formation of toxic oligomers, by triterpenoids from medicinal herbs originates from a salt bridge... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Bis-Reaction-Trigger as a Strategy to Improve the Selectivity of Fluorescent Probes ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C8CC02830C, Communication Dan Li, Juan Cheng, Chengkun Wang, Huazhou Ying, Yongzhou Hu, Feng Han, Xin Li By the strategy of equipping a fluorophore with two reaction triggers that are tailored to the specific chemistry of peroxynitrite, we have developed a highly selective probe for detecting peroxynitrite... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Self-Supported Three-dimensional Cu/Cu2O-CuO/rGO Nanowire Arrays Electrode for Efficient Hydrogen Evolution Reaction ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C8CC02510J, Communication Lin Ye, Zhenhai Wen We report the fabrication of a self-supported Cu/Cu2O-CuO/rGO nanowire arrays on commercial porous copper foam, which exhibits excellent activity and durability for electrochemical hydrogen evolution, presenting a small onset potential... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Tunable Photo-luminescence Behaviors of Macrocycles Containing Polymer Networks in Solid-state ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C8CC03461C, Communication Qian Zhao, Yu Liu Construction of supramolecular porous materials still remains a great challenge for electric conduction, sewage treatment and solid photo-luminescence. Herein, we reported two crosslinked polymers of tetraphenylethlene (TPE) mediated [small beta]-cyclodextrins ([small beta]-CD)... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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An intrinsically compressible and stretchable all-in-one configured supercapacitor ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C8CC03375G, Communication Mengmeng Hu, Jiaqi Wang, Jie Liu, Jiaheng Zhang, Xing Ma, Yan Huang An all-in-one configured supercapacitor which is intrinsically compressible and stretchable is fabricated via one-step deposition of electrocapacitive nanocomposites onto two sides of a compressible and stretchable polyacrylic acid (PAA) hydrogel... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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CsPbX3/Cs4PbX6 core/shell perovskite nanocrystals ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C8CC02802H, Communication Chao Jia, Hui Li, Xianwei Meng, Hongbo Li Synthesis of core/shell perovskite nanocrystals is demonstrated for the first time by applying a seeded growth approach. The obtained core/shell nanocrystals are revealled as a emitting CsPbX3 core with narrow... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Synthesis, characterization and properties of aryl-fused bis-BN dihydropyrenes ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C8CC01748D, Communication Jinyun Zhang, Fude Liu, Zhe Sun, Chenglong Li, Qian Zhang, Chen Zhang, Zhiqiang Liu, Xuguang Liu A series of aryl-fused bis-BN dihydropyrenes are synthesized, their photophysical properties are fully investigated by experimental and theoretical calculations. 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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Structural mechanisms of oligomer and amyloid fibril formation by the prion protein ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C8CC03053G, Feature Article Ishita Sengupta, Jayant B. Udgaonkar The aggregation mechanism of the prion protein is highly heterogeneous. 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 anionic sod-type terbium-MOF with extra-large cavities for effective anthocyanin extraction and methyl viologen detection ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C8CC02193G, Communication Wei Du, Zhifeng Zhu, Yue-Ling Bai, Zhen Yang, Shourong Zhu, Jiaqiang Xu, Zhaoxiong Xie, Jianhui Fang An anionic sod-type zeolitic MOF with extra-large cavities has been synthesized through a 4 + 6 strategy, which can efficiently extract natural product anthocyanins from blackberries and rapidly release them into NaCl aqueous solution. 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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Photocatalytic chemoselective cleavage of C-O bonds under hydrogen gas- and acid-free conditions ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C8CC03362E, Communication Kazuya Imamura, Hiroko Kato, Yuichiro Wada, Kazuhiro Makabe, Ayumu Onda, Atsuhiro Tanaka, Hiroshi Kominami, Katsutoshi Sato, Katsutoshi Nagaoka In the presence of a palladium-loaded TiO2 photocatalyst, the cleavage of benzyl phenyl ether derivatives afforded toluenes and phenols simultaneously. 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 cocktail of 165Er(III) and Gd(III) complexes for quantitative detection of zinc using SPECT and MRI ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C8CC03407A, Communication Kyangwi P. Malikidogo, Isidro Da Silva, Jean-Francois Morfin, Sara Lacerda, Laurent Barantin, Thierry Sauvage, Julien Sobilo, Stephanie Lerondel, Eva Toth, Celia S. Bonnet Quantitative zinc determination by nuclear and MR imaging using two Ln3+ complexes, including purified 165Er3+, indispensable for metal ion quantification. 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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Cobalt complex catalyzed atom-economical synthesis of quinoxaline, quinoline and 2-alkylaminoquinoline derivatives ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C8CC02366B, Communication Sujan Shee, Kasturi Ganguli, Kalipada Jana, Sabuj Kundu A new phosphine-free Co(II) complex-catalyzed sustainable synthesis of quinoxalines, quinolines and 2-alkylaminoquinolines 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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Zinc-catalyzed reaction of isoxazoles with thioynol ethers involving an unprecedented 1,2-sulfur migration ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C8CC03140A, Communication Xin-Qi Zhu, Qing Sun, Zhi-Xin Zhang, Bo Zhou, Pei-Xi Xie, Wen-Bo Shen, Xin Lu, Jin-Mei Zhou, Long-Wu Ye A novel zinc-catalyzed reaction of isoxazoles with thioynol ethers involving an unprecedented 1,2-sulfur migration has been 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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Mild rhodium(III)-catalyzed intramolecular annulation of benzamides with allylic alcohols to access azepinone derivatives ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C8CC03319F, Communication Augustin Peneau, Quentin Tricart, Catherine Guillou, Laurent Chabaud A mild intramolecular Rh(III)-catalyzed annulation by C-H activation to access azepinone derivatives has been 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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Inhibition of tau-derived hexapeptide aggregation and toxicity by a self-assembled cyclic D,L-[small alpha]-peptide conformational inhibitor ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C8CC01233D, Communication A. Belostozky, M. Richman, E. Lisniansky, A. Tovchygrechko, J. H. Chill, S. Rahimipour Self-assembled cyclic D,L-[small alpha]-peptide CP-2 cross-interacts with tau-derived AcPHF6 peptide to inhibit its aggregation, membrane perturbation and toxicity. 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 cocyclotrimerization of arynes with a pyramidalized alkene ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C8CC03188F, Communication Jose M. Alonso, Sabela Quiroga, Sandra Codony, Andreea L. Turcu, Marta Barniol-Xicota, Dolores Perez, Enrique Guitian, Santiago Vazquez, Diego Pena A pyramidalized alkene and diverse arynes are generated in the presence of a Pd-catalyst to afford [2+2+2] cocycloaddition products. 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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Prominent hydrogenation catalysis of a PVP-stabilized Au34 superatom provided by doping a single Rh atom ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C8CC03123A, Communication Shingo Hasegawa, Shinjiro Takano, Seiji Yamazoe, Tatsuya Tsukuda A single rhodium atom was precisely doped into a gold cluster Au34 stabilized by poly(N-vinyl-2-pyrrolidone) (Au:PVP) as revealed by mass spectrometry. 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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Application of lanthanide luminescence in probing enzyme activity ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C8CC02824A, Feature Article Sarah H. Hewitt, Stephen J. Butler Assays to monitor enzyme reactions are vital for studying enzyme mechanism, function and inhibition. We focus on recent progress in the development of enzyme activity assays using lanthanide(III) luminescence, covering Ln(III)-labelled biomolecules, Ln(III) ion encapsulation within peptide sequences, reactivity-based Ln(III) probes and discrete Ln(III) complexes. 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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Fluorescence/phosphorescence-conversion in self-assembled organic microcrystals ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C8CC01791C, Communication Yi-Chen Tao, Zhi-Zhou Li, Xue-Dong Wang, Lu Xiao, Hongbing Fu, Liang-Sheng Liao Self-assembled fluorescent organic microcrystals of 4-(2,2-difluoro-6-(4-iodophenyl)-2H-1[prime or minute],3,2[prime or minute]-dioxaborinin-4-yl)benzonitrile (DIDB) can be modulated to phosphorescent microcrystals by doping into the 4-iodobenzonitrile matrix. 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 supramolecular photosensitizer system based on the host-guest complexation between water-soluble pillar[6]arene and methylene blue for durable photodynamic therapy ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C8CC02739K, Communication Kui Yang, Jia Wen, Shuang Chao, Jing Liu, Ke Yang, Yuxin Pei, Zhichao Pei A supramolecular photosensitizer system WP6-MB that can efficiently overcome photobleaching and reduce the dark toxicity of MB was constructed for durable PDT. 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 of [small alpha]-CF3 and [small alpha]-CF2H amines via the aminofluorination of fluorinated alkenes ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C8CC03364A, Communication Ling Yang, Wen-Xin Fan, E. Lin, Dong-Hang Tan, Qingjiang Li, Honggen Wang A novel synthesis of [small alpha]-CF3 and [small alpha]-CF2H amines via the aminofluorination of gem-difluoroalkenes and mono-fluoroalkenes, respectively, 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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Catalysis of photooxidation reactions through transformation between Cu2+ and Cu+ in TiO2-Cu-MOF composites ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C8CC03505A, Communication Chunjun Chen, Tianbin Wu, Dexin Yang, Pei Zhang, Huizhen Liu, Youdi Yang, Guanying Yang, Buxing Han Novel porous TiO2@Cu3(BTC)2 composites, which were synthesized using ionic liquids (ILs) as solvents, exhibited excellent activity for photooxidation of styrene to 4-aryl tetralones and promoting the Glaser coupling reaction with O2 under light irradiation. 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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Time programmable hydrogels: regulating the onset time of network dissociation by a reaction relay ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C8CC03237H, Communication K. Hu, S. S. Sheiko A delayed auto-erasable hydrogel ink programed by a reaction relay is demonstrated in this communication. 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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Heterogeneous nucleation and growth of highly crystalline imine-linked covalent organic frameworks ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C8CC02381F, Communication Yu-Chen Yuan, Bing Sun, An-Min Cao, Dong Wang, Li-Jun Wan A heterogeneous nucleation and growth method was established to conveniently synthesize highly crystalline imine-linked COFs. 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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Influenza A M2 transmembrane domain tunes its conformational heterogeneity and structural plasticity in the lipid bilayer by forming loop structures ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C8CC01533C, Communication Yue Liu, Junjun Tan, Jiahui Zhang, Chuanzhao Li, Yi Luo, Shuji Ye The influenza A virus M2TM tunes its conformational heterogeneity and structural plasticity by undergoing a helix-to-loop transition. A gating mechanism coupled to the rotational motion or conformational change of the helices depends on the lipid types. 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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Network-like arrangement of mixed-valence uranium oxide nanoparticles after glutathione-induced reduction of uranium(VI) ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C8CC02070A, Communication Jerome Kretzschmar, Toni Haubitz, Rene Hubner, Stephan Weiss, Richard Husar, Vinzenz Brendler, Thorsten Stumpf Glutathione (GSH), a ubiquitous intracellular reducing tripeptide, is able to reduce hexavalent uranium, U(VI), to its tetravalent form, U(IV), in aqueous media in vitro, inducing the formation of nanocrystalline mixed-valence... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Electrochemical oxygen evolution reaction catalyzed by a novel nickel-cobalt-fluoride catalyst ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C8CC03223H, Communication Yunzhuo Xue, Yuan Wang, Hui Liu, Xu Yu, Huaiguo Xue, Ligang Feng Nanostructured nickel and cobalt fluoride catalyst is constructed by a facile strategy carried out in a mixture of ionic liquid under microwave irradiation following by a low temperature thermal-annealing. It... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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2D Organic-Inorganic Nanosheets via Self-Assembly of Pillar[6]arene and Polyoxometalate for Enhanced Degradation Efficiency ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C8CC03306D, Communication Ni Cheng, Yong Chen, Xuan Wu, Yu Liu Construction of 2D hybrid nanosheets was realized through a self-assembly strategy using pillar[6]arene (P6) and polyoxometalate (POM) in water. More fascinating, the macrocyclic cavity of P6 could impose a restriction... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Bimodal coordination of fused arenes to a Pd3 cluster site ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C8CC02880J, Communication Tsuyoshi Sugawa, Koji Yamamoto, Tetsuro Murahashi We report bimodal coordination of fused arenes to a Pd3 cluster site. The oxidative [small pi]-addition mode of anthracene and tetracene as well as the [small pi]-coordination mode of triphenylene and fluoranthene were identified. 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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Reconstitution of Full-Length P450BM3 with an Artificial Metal Complex by Utilising the Transpeptidase Sortase A ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C8CC02760A, Communication Keita Omura, Yuichiro Aiba, Hiroki Onoda, Joshua Kyle Stanfield, Shinya Ariyasu, Hiroshi Sugimoto, Yoshitsugu Shiro, Osami Shoji, Yoshihito Watanabe Haem substitution is an effective approach to tweak the function of haemoproteins. Herein, we report a facile haem substitution method for self-sufficient cytochrome P450BM3 (CYP102A1) from Bacillus megaterium utilising the... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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The environment-sensitivity of fluorescent ZTRS-Cd(II) complex was applied to discriminate different types of surfactants and determine CMC values ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C8CC03888K, Communication Fei Deng, Shuangshuang Long, Qinglong Qiao, Zhaochao Xu We reported a fluorescent probe ZTRS-C18-Cd(II) complex which firstly discriminated four types of surfactants. The recognition was realized depending on the transformation of ZTRS-Cd2+ binding patterns in different microenvironments formed... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Nitrogen-doped PtSn Nanocatalyst Supported on Hollow Silica Sphere for Acetic Acid Hydrogenation ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C8CC03649G, Communication Jiahua Zhou, Yujun Zhao, Jian Zhang, Yue Wang, Oliver Y Gutierrez Tinoco, Shengnian Wang, Zhengxiang Li, Peng Jin, Shengping Wang, Xinbin Ma, Johannes A. Lercher A novel N-doped PtSn bimetallic catalyst supported on hollow silica sphere was synthesized for the gas-phase hydrogenation of acetic acid to ethanol. Its specific activity exhibited 30% higher than that... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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One-step Dimerization: Defying Step-Growth Kinetics in the Polymerization of Gold Nanoparticles ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C8CC03424A, Communication Xuejun Cheng, Gui Zhao, Yan Lu, Miao Yan, Hong Wang, Hongyu Chen Random aggregation of nanoparticles typically leads to step-growth kinetics and thus low concentration of dimers. Here, we report a one-step method to produce gold nanoparticle dimers by exploiting the polystyrene-block-poly... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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In situ identification of cation-exchange-induced reversible transformations of 3D and 2D perovskites ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C8CC02801J, Communication Weixin Huang, Subha Sadhu, Pitambar Sapkota, Sylwia Ptasinska In situ XPS analysis shows that reversible transformation of 3D-2D perovskites can occur through post-synthetic introduction of foreign cations. 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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Highlights from the Faraday Discussion on Ionic Liquids: From Fundamental Properties to Practical Applications, Cambridge, UK, September 2017 ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, 54,5261-5267 DOI: 10.1039/C8CC90189A, Conference Report Leigh Aldous, Magdalena Bendova, Maria Gonzalez-Miquel, Malgorzata Swadzba-Kwasny For the third time, a Faraday Discussion addressed ionic liquids. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Staudinger reaction using 2,6-dichlorophenyl azide derivatives for robust aza-ylide formation applicable to bioconjugation in living cells ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C8CC00179K, Communication Tomohiro Meguro, Norikazu Terashima, Harumi Ito, Yuka Koike, Isao Kii, Suguru Yoshida, Takamitsu Hosoya Efficient formation of water- and air-stable aza-ylides has been achieved by the Staudinger reaction. The reaction proceeds rapidly and has been successfully applied to chemical modification of proteins 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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Super-resolution force spectroscopy reveals ribosomal motion at sub-nucleotide steps ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C8CC02658K, Communication Haina Jia, Yuhong Wang, Shoujun Xu Combination of ultrasound radiation and automated atomic magnetometer provides ultrahigh molecular force resolution that can resolve sub-nucleotide ribosomal motion. 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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1-Methyl-4-aryl-urazole (MAUra) labels tyrosine in proximity to ruthenium photocatalysts ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C8CC02891E, Communication Shinichi Sato, Kensuke Hatano, Michihiko Tsushima, Hiroyuki Nakamura The 1-methyl-4-aryl-urazole (MAUra) structure was found to be a novel tyrosyl radical trapping agent to label tyrosine residues effectively in proximity to ruthenium photocatalysts. 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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Iron nanoparticles in capsules: derived from mesoporous silica-protected Prussian blue microcubes for efficient selenium removal ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C8CC03066A, Communication Qingqing Wang, Yuye Zhao, Wei Luo, Weizhong Jiang, Jianwei Fan, Lianjun Wang, Wan Jiang, Wei-xian Zhang, Jianping Yang A "simultaneous removal-recovery" strategy for pollutants is realized by using Fe/C@mSiO2 capsules. 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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Ru-Complexes of an anionic germabenzenyl ligand ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C8CC02845A, Communication Shiori Fujimori, Yoshiyuki Mizuhata, Norihiro Tokitoh Complexation of germabenzenylpotassium [KGeC5(t-Bu)H4] with [Cp*RuCl]4 resulted in the formation of two types of ruthenium complexes having unique coordination modes. 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 electrochemical potential of perfunctionalized dodecaborate clusters through vertex differentiation ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C8CC03477J, Communication Alex I. Wixtrom, Zeeshan A. Parvez, Miles D. Savage, Elaine A. Qian, Dahee Jung, Saeed I. Khan, Arnold L. Rheingold, Alexander M. Spokoyny We report a new class of redox-active vertex-differentiated dodecaborate clusters featuring pentafluoroaryl groups. 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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Alkene protection against acid using a bromide substituent: application in a total synthesis of (-)-6,7-dideoxysqualestatin H5 ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, 54,5354-5356 DOI: 10.1039/C8CC02690D, Communication Hasanain A. A. Almohseni, Hamad H. Al Mamari, Anne Valade, Herman O. Sintim, David M. Hodgson Alkenyl bromide functionality survives several synthetic steps, including an acid-induced rearrangement, before a stereoretentive methylative debromination gives the natural product. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Inhibition of homophilic dimerization and disruption of cell adhesion by P-cadherin-specific small molecules from SPR-based assays ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, 54,5350-5353 DOI: 10.1039/C8CC01964A, Communication Akinobu Senoo, Satoru Nagatoishi, Anna Moberg, Linnea Nygren Babol, Tomoya Mitani, Takumi Tashima, Shota Kudo, Kouhei Tsumoto Our SPR-based screening identified a compound which was able to inhibit cell adhesion mediated by homophilic dimerization of P-cadherin. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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