Chem. Commun.



Co-assembled supramolecular hydrogels of doxorubicin and indomethacin-derived peptide conjugates for synergistic inhibition of cancer cell growth ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC00590K, Communication Leixia Mei, Suyun He, ziqi liu, Keming Xu, Wenying Zhong Conjugation of indomethacin with a self-assembling peptide moiety affords co-assembled supramolecular nanostructures of doxorubicin and peptide derivatives for tunable release of two drugs and synergistic effects against cancer cells, which... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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A Route to a Cyclobutane-Linked Double-Looped System via a Helical Macrocycle ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC01201J, Communication Jan Klajn, Wojciech Stawski, Piotr Jan Chmielewski, Joanna Cybińska, Miłosz Pawlicki Macrocycles build of carbazole and pyridine fragments with alkene/alkane linkers constitute a helical structure as documented structurally and spectroscopically. The ‘solid-state’ prearrangement observed for two C=C bonds leads to unprecedented... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Trifluoromethylthiolative 1,2-Difunctionalization of Alkenes with Diselenides and AgSCF3 ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC00815B, Communication Perumal Saravanan, Pazhamalai Anbarasan An efficient regioselective difunctionalization of alkenes via trifluoromethylthiolation have been accomplished employing diaryl diselenide and AgSCF3 in the presence of BF3·OEt2. Various substituted 1,2-dichalcogenated products having SCF3 moiety were synthesized... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Ligand-Controlled Regiodivergent π-Allyl Palladium Catalysis Enables a Switch between [3+2] and [3+3] Cycloadditions ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC00611G, Communication Yu Xia, Qiao-Fei Bao, Yuke Li, Lijing Wang, Bo-Sheng Zhang, Hong-Chao Liu, Yong-Min Liang Reported herein is the use of ligands to tune the regioselectivity and reactivity of palladium-catalyzed [3+2] and [3+3] cycloadditions. Diverse synthesis with vinylethylene carbonates (VECs) as well as free naphthols... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Janus Triple Tripods Build up a Microporous Manifold for HgCl2 and I2 Uptake ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC00330D, Communication Yonghe He, Mengjiao Huang, Xiangling Deng, CHENG Sheng Xian, Yan-Lung Wong, Yunlong Hou, Matthias Zeller, Jun He, Zhengtao Xu To boost the design of microporous solids, we integrated the two-faced shape (as in cucurbiturils and cyclodextrins) into building blocks of framework materials. Reported here is a planar tritopic carboxyl... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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In Situ Synthesis of Fe3S4/MIL-53(Fe) hybrid catalyst for Efficient Electrocatalytic Hydrogen Evolution ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC01433K, Communication Dan-Dan Huang, Shuang Li, Ya-Pan Wu, Jun-Hua Wei, Jing-Wei Yi, Hai-Meng Ma, Qichun Zhang, Yunling Liu, Dong-Sheng Li The development of efficient MOF-based electrocatalysts with good stability to produce hydrogen is a great challenge in the field of sustainable energy conversion. Herein, we introduced a controlled in-situ sulfurization... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Sydnones-Based Turn-On Fluorogenic Probes for No-Wash Protein Labeling and in-Cell Imaging ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC01458F, Communication Frederic Taran, Lucie Plougastel, Manas Pattanayak, Margaux Riomet, Sarah Bregant, Antoine Sallustrau, Marc Nothisen, Alain Wagner, Davide Audisio We report the synthesis and use of sydnone-based profluorophores as tools for imaging applications. These new probes display exquisite reactivity for strain promoted cycloaddition reactions with cycloalkynes allowing fast, efficient... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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PVIM-Co5POM/MNC Composite as Flexible Electrode for Ultrasensitive and Highly Selective non-Enzymatic Electrochemical Detection of Cholesterol ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC01534E, Communication Neha Thakur, Mukesh Kumar, Subhasis D. Adhikary, Debaprasad Mandal, Tharamani Chikka Nagaiah To address the issues allied with cardiovascular diseases and increased prevalence of hypertension, a novel electrochemical sensor was developed based on poly(ionic liquid) [PVIM]–cobalt polyoxometalate (Co5POM) supported on carbonaceous materials... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Pencil’s Graphite Cores for Pattern Recognition Applications ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC01595G, Communication Caroline Y. N. Nicoliche, Gabriel F Costa, Angelo Luiz Gobbi, Flavio Makoto Shimizu, Renato S Lima Ready-to-use sensing probes have been used to develop a rapid-production, low-cost, fast, and sensitive electronic tongue, which consisted of electric double-layer microfluidic capacitors. Pencil’s graphite cores consisting of rough flake-graphite... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Boosting electrocatalytic N2 reduction by MnO2 with oxygen vacancies ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC00936A, Communication Ling Zhang, Xiao-Ying Xie, Huanbo Wang, Lei Ji, Ya Zhang, Hongyu Chen, Ting Shuai Li, Yonglan Luo, Ganglong Cui, Xuping Sun Electrochemical N2 reduction has emerged as an attractive approach for sustainable, environmentally-benign NH3 synthesis, but it requires effective and stable materials to active inert N2. Here, we demonstrate the experimental... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Robust and Superwetting Island-shaped Phytate Bimetallic Oxyhydroxide Porous Nanoclusters via a Mild Self-assembly—Etching-catching—Electrochemical Oxidization Strategy for Enhanced Oxygen Evolution Reaction ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC00749K, Communication Yanqing Wang, Yuemeng Li, Liping Ding, Xi Xu, Zhe Chen, Chaojiang Li, Jun Ding A robust and superwetting island-shaped phytate bimetallic oxyhydroxide (PBMO) porous nanoclusters was fabricated by using a mild Self-assembly—Etching-catching—Electrochemical oxidization strategy, which shows enhanced water oxidation catalytic activity, outperforming the benchmark... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Photoelectrochemical Properties of Well-Structured 1.3-nm-thick Pn Junction Crystal. ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC01039D, Communication Keisuke Awaya, Akihide Takashiba, Takaaki Taniguchi, Michio Koinuma, Tatsumi Ishihara, Shintaro Ida A 1.3-nm-thick nickel hydroxide (p-type, 0.5 nm)/titania (n-type, 0.8 nm) pn junction prepared by lamination of nanosheets resulted in an improvement of the onset potential for photoelectrochemical oxidation and an... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Folate-targeted pH-sensitive bortezomib conjugates for cancer treatment ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC01344J, Communication Yin Liu, Zhi Dai, Jiao Wang, Ying Tu, Lin Zhu A folate-targeted pH-sensitive bortezomib conjugate was developed for cancer-specific drug delivery and therapy. 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 diiodomethyl-sulfonyl moiety: an unexplored halogen bond-donor motif ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC01092K, Communication Valentina Dichiarante, Tatsuo Kaiho, Pierangelo Metrangolo, Tullio Pilati, Giuseppe Resnati, Giancarlo Terraneo, Maurizio Ursini The α-iodosulfone moiety acts as a new and effective halogen bond donor system in the solid state and in 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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High-yield production of few-layer boron nanosheets for efficient electrocatalytic N2 reduction ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC00985J, Communication Qun Fan, Changhyeok Choi, Chao Yan, Yongchao Liu, Jieshan Qiu, Song Hong, Yousung Jung, Zhenyu Sun We report ambient electrochemical N2 fixation at low overpotentials by using a metal-free catalyst, two-dimensional β-boron. 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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Supramolecular strategy for smart windows ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC00273A, Feature Article Sai Wang, Wei Gao, Xiao-Yu Hu, Ying-Zhong Shen, Leyong Wang Supramolecular strategy-based materials are outlined and their applications for fabricating smart windows are summarized for future exploration of ideal smart windows. 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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Dual copper- and photoredox-catalysed C(sp2)–C(sp3) coupling ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC01718F, Communication Euan B. McLean, Vincent Gauchot, Sebastian Brunen, David J. Burns, Ai-Lan Lee The use of copper catalysis with visible light photoredox catalysis in a cooperative fashion has recently emerged as a versatile means of developing new C–C bond forming reactions. In this work, dual copper and photoredox catalysis is exploited to effect C(sp2)–C(sp3) cross-couplings between aryl boronic acids and benzyl bromides. 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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DNA supersandwich assemblies as artificial receptors to mediate intracellular delivery of catalase for efficient ROS scavenging ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC00201D, Communication Qiaoshu Chen, Shaohong Zhou, Chunying Li, Qiuping Guo, Xiaohai Yang, Jin Huang, Jianbo Liu, Kemin Wang Aptamer–supersandwich nanostructures as artificial receptors to mediate catalase intracellular delivery with high transfection efficacy and a significant ROS scavenging ability. 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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Divergent total syntheses of five illudalane sesquiterpenes and assignment of the absolute configuration ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC00933G, Communication Zhixiong Zeng, Yifan Zhao, Yandong Zhang Transition metal catalyzed [2+2+2] cycloaddition and aromatic C–H oxygenation enables concise, divergent total syntheses of five bioactive illudalane sesquiterpenes. 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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Exogenous-oxidant-free electrochemical oxidative C–H phosphonylation with hydrogen evolution ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC00975B, Communication Yong Yuan, Jin Qiao, Yangmin Cao, Jingmei Tang, Mengqin Wang, Guojuan Ke, Yichen Lu, Xue Liu, Aiwen Lei We herein report a versatile and environmentally friendly electrochemical oxidative C–H phosphonylation protocol. 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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Designing vertical channels with expanded interlayers for Li-ion batteries ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C8CC07517D, Communication Long Zhang, Yunmei Pan, Yufei Chen, Mengxiong Li, Peiying Liu, Cancan Wang, Peng Wang, Hongbin Lu A novel structure based on vertical channels with expanded interlayers can simultaneously shorten the pathway of Li-ion diffusion, and enhance the kinetics of Li-ion intercalation/deintercalation. 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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Size-controlled synthesis of polymerized DNA nanoparticles for targeted anticancer drug delivery ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC01442J, Communication Keonwook Nam, Taehyung Kim, Young Min Kim, Kyungjik Yang, Deokyoung Choe, Lawrence B. Mensah, Ki Young Choi, Young Hoon Roh The size-tunable polymerized DNA nanoparticles (PDNs) for cancer-targeted drug delivery were synthesized via sequential processes of rolling circle amplification, condensation, and layer-by-layer assembly. 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 Chemopalette Strategy for White Light by Modulating Monomeric and Excimeric Phosphorescence of a Simple Cu(I) Cyclic Trinuclear Unit ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC00716D, Communication Dan Li, Hu Yang, Ji Zheng, Su-Kao Peng, Xiao-Wei Zhu, Meng-Yan Wan, Weigang Lu Room-temperature white phosphorescence with a quantum yield (QY) of 35.6% and a CIE coordinate of (0.33, 0.37) is observed for Cl-α, the crystal of cyclic Cu3(4-chloropyrazolate)3. Its white light consists... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Boosting electrochemical oxygen reduction activity of hemoglobin onto fructose@graphene-oxide nanoplatforms ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC01625B, Communication Ana Franco, Manuel Cano, Juan José Giner-Casares, Enrique Rodriguez-Castellon, Rafael Luque, Alain Rafael Rafael Puente Santiago A metal-free oxygen reduction reaction (ORR) electrocatalyst with oustanding performance was obtained through an easy and one-pot synthesis of hemoglobin functionalized fructuose@graphene-oxide (GO) nanocomposites. The active pyridinic nitrogen sites of... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Proximity-induced hybridization chain assembly with small-molecule linked DNA for single-step amplified detection of antibodies ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC01654F, Communication Na Li, Lan Liu, Mei-Hao Xiang, Jin-Wen Liu, Ruqin Yu, Jian-Hui Jiang A novel and versatile platform for the single-step amplified fluorescence detection of antibody via specific proximity-induced hybridization chain assembly has been developed. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Copper-catalyzed radical cascades of para-quinone methides with AIBN and H2O via α-cyanoalkylation by C–C bond cleavage: New access to benzofuran-2(3H)-ones ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC00294D, Communication Jian Yu, Hui-Xiang Sheng, Shuo-Wen Wang, Zhen-Hua Xu, Shi Tang, Shi-Lu Chen We describe the first one-pot construction of a benzofuran-2(3H)-one scaffold via a radical cascade reaction of para-quinone methides with azodiisobutyronitrile and water. In the presence of CuI (20 mol%), this... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Chiral separation of D/L-arginine with whole cells through an engineered FhuA nanochannel ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC00154A, Communication Deepak Anand, Gaurao V. Dhoke, Julia Kinzel, Tayebeh M. Garakani, Mehdi D Davari, Marco Bocola, Leilei Zhu, Ulrich Schwaneberg Downstream processing to obtain enantiopure compounds from racemic mixture relies mainly on crystallization. Nature built transporters that specifically translocate enantiomers through membranes. Here the β-barrel transmembrane protein FhuA was reengineered... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Dehydrocurvularin is a potent antineoplastic agent irreversibly blocking ATP-citrate lyase: evidence from chemoproteomics ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC00256A, Communication Zhangshuang Deng, Nai-Kei Wong, Zhiyong Guo, Kun Zou, Youli Xiao, Yiqing Zhou Dehydrocurvularin irreversibly inhibits human ATP-citrate lyase. 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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Pd-catalyzed Ring Opening Coupling Reaction of 2,3-Allenylic Carbonates with Cyclopropanols ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC00979E, Communication Jie Lin, Tonghao Zhu, Minqiang Jia, Shengming Ma Palladium-catalyzed coupling reaction of 2,3-allenylic carbonates with cyclopropanols was developed, affording valuable 1,3-diene products with different functional groups efficiently under mild reaction conditions. Gram scale synthesis was easily conducted with... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Assembly of Silica Rods into Tunable Branched Living Nanostructures Mediated by Coalescence of Catalyst Droplets ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC00959K, Communication Chunhua Cai, Yinbiao Ge, Jiaping Lin, Zhanwen Xu, Hongbing Gao, Wenheng Xu Branched nanostructures with tunable arm numbers were prepared through assembly of silica rods mediated by coalescence of catalyst droplets on the end of the rods. The formed primary branched colloids... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Construction of [2]pseudorotaxane and [3]pseudorotaxane based on perbromoethylated pillar[5]arene/pyridinium iodide ion-pair recognition ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC01984G, Communication Li Shao, Bin Hua, Jiyong Liu, Feihe Huang Herein a [2]pseudorotaxane and a [3]pseudorotaxane were designed and constructed based on perbromoethylated pillar[5]arene/pyridinium iodide ion-pair recognition. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Photocontrolled morphological conversion and chiral transfer of a snowflake-like supramolecular assembly based on azobenzene-bridged bis(dibenzo-24-crown-8) and a cholesterol derivative ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC01874C, Communication Hui-Juan Wang, Heng-Yi Zhang, Huang Wu, Xian-Yin Dai, Pei-Yu Li, Yu Liu A snowflake-like supramolecular clockwise-helical assembly was fabricated via the host–guest interaction of trans-azobenzene-bridged bis(dibenzo-24-crown-8) (trans-1) and a cholesterol derivative, while a snowflake-like supramolecular non-helical assembly can be obtained upon complexation... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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A gaseous hydrogen chloride chemosensor based on a 2D covalent organic framework ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC01548E, Communication Xin Zhao, Fu-Zhi Cui, Jiao-Jiao Xie, Shu-Yan Jiang, Shi-Xian Gan, De-Li Ma, Rong-Ran Liang, Guo-Fang Jiang A tetraphenylethene-based 2D covalent organic framework (COF) is synthesized. It exhibits a very fast response and high sensitivity to the presence of gaseous HCl by way of distinct changes in... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Asymmetric nickel hollow fibres as the catalytic membrane reactor for CO2 hydrogenation into syngas ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC00082H, Communication Mingming Wang, Xiaoyao Tan, Xiaobin Wang, Bo Meng, Shaomin Liu Herein, we report the development of highly asymmetric Ni hollow fibres with a dense skin layer integrated on a porous substrate by a single-step spinning and sintering technique. To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Photostable and highly emissive glassy organic dots exhibiting thermally activated delayed fluorescence ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC01420A, Communication Youichi Tsuchiya, Koudai Ikesue, Hajime Nakanotani, Chihaya Adachi TADF nanoparticles have been demonstrated as a bright probe for bio-imaging. These nanoparticles show a high PLQY, long lifetime emission and high photostability. 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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One-pot synthesis of benzo[b]fluorenones via a cobalt-catalyzed MHP-directed [3+2] annulation/ring-opening/dehydration sequence ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC00948E, Communication Shuxian Qiu, Shengxian Zhai, Huifei Wang, Xiaoming Chen, Hongbin Zhai A cobalt-catalyzed MHP-directed [3+2] annulation of benzoyl hydrazines with oxabicyclic alkenes followed by a ring-opening/dehydration sequence is developed for the one-pot synthesis of benzo[b]fluorenones. 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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Gold(I)-catalyzed enantioselective synthesis of polycyclic indoline skeletons and enantiomerically enriched β-substituted tryptamine-allenes by kinetic resolution ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC00412B, Communication Yan-Yan Zhang, Yin Wei, Min Shi We have developed a gold(I)-catalyzed highly efficient kinetic resolution of indole–allene derivatives, providing polycyclic indoline skeletons in good yields with high regio- and diastereoselectivities and enantioselectivities. 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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Plasma enabled non-thermal phosphorization for nickel phosphide hydrogen evolution catalysts ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC00527G, Communication Xiuqi Wu, Yanru Guo, Teng Wang, Bingxue Sun, Zhiliang Liu, Yong Wu, Shaojun Zhang, Jie Zheng, Xingguo Li Plasma activates inert phosphorous vapour to prepare nickel phosphide nanosheets at mild temperature for hydrogen evolution from water electrolysis. 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 polysubstituted 3-aminoindenes via rhodium-catalysed [3+2] cascade annulations of benzimidates with alkenes ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC00567F, Communication Binjie Wu, Zi Yang, Hong Zhang, Lianhui Wang, Xiuling Cui A novel Rh-catalysed intermolecular [3+2] cascade cyclization of benzimidates and alkenes has been developed to assemble polysubstituted 3-aminoindenes, which exhibits good functional-group tolerance and excellent regioselectivity. To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Isotopic substitution affects excited state branching in a DNA duplex in aqueous solution ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC01105F, Communication Yuyuan Zhang, Kimberly de La Harpe, Forrest R. Kohl, Bern Kohler Branching to a multi-site PCET state in a photoexcited DNA duplex is dramatically reduced in H2O compared to D2O. 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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2,7-Diazabicyclo[2.2.1]heptanes: novel asymmetric access and controlled bridge-opening ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C8CC10263E, Communication Open Access Open Access Creative Commons Licence  This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported Licence. Gary R. Peczkowski, Philip G. E. Craven, Darren Stead, Nigel S. Simpkins Organocatalysed asymmetric Michael additions of substituted triketopiperazines to enones afford products in high yield and enantiomeric ratio (er). Further modification delivers products possessing natural product (NP) scaffolds including diazabicyclo[2.2.1]heptane, prolinamide and harmicine. 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: ESIPT-based ratiometric fluorescence probe for the intracellular imaging of peroxynitrite ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, 55,3674-3674 DOI: 10.1039/C9CC90119A, Correction Open Access Open Access Creative Commons Licence  This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported Licence. Luling Wu, Yang Wang, Maria Weber, Liyuan Liu, Adam C. Sedgwick, Steven D. Bull, Chusen Huang, Tony D. James The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Ratiometric fluorescent probes for selective and sensitive visualization of bacterial microenvironment protease activity ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC00953A, Communication Qinghua Wang, Xiang Wang, Ying Sun, Xiaoxiao Yang, Leilei Zhang, Qingyang Zhang, Zhi-Qiang Hu, Hai-Yu Hu Two novel FRET probes for selective real-time ratiometric imaging of SspA activity in live S. aureus 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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One-step synthesis of wire-in-plate nanostructured materials made of CoFe-LDH nanoplates coupled with Co(OH)2 nanowires grown on a Ni foam for a high-efficiency oxygen evolution reaction ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC00268E, Communication Lingxi Zhou, Meichen Guo, Yao Li, Qin Gu, Wenqian Zhang, Chun Li, Fengyu Xie, Dunmin Lin, Qiaoji Zheng A series of wire-in-plate nanostructured electrocatalysts for OER with high catalytic activity were fabricated. 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 chemoselective reaction between protein N-homocysteinylation and azides catalyzed by heme(II) ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, 55,3654-3657 DOI: 10.1039/C9CC00055K, Communication Nan Chen, Zeyu Qiao, Chu Wang Chemoselective labelling of protein N-homocysteinylation with bioorthogonal azide probes. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Cyclizations catalyzed inside a hexameric resorcinarene capsule ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, 55,3573-3577 DOI: 10.1039/C9CC01611B, Highlight Yujie Zhu, Julius Rebek Jr, Yang Yu The self-assembled, hydrogen-bonded hexameric resorcin[4]arene capsule represents one of the most readily accessible host systems for the study of container catalysis. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Isomerizations of a Pt4 cluster revealed by spatiotemporal microscopic analysis ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC00530G, Communication Takane Imaoka, Tetsuya Toyonaga, Mari Morita, Naoki Haruta, Kimihisa Yamamoto We now report the first direct observation of the fluxional nature in which the four-atomic platinum cluster (Pt4) randomly walks through several isomers. 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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Correlation between saturated fatty acid chain-length and intermolecular forces determined with terahertz spectroscopy ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, 55,3670-3673 DOI: 10.1039/C9CC00141G, Communication Shuting Fan, Michael T. Ruggiero, Zihui Song, Zhengfang Qian, Vincent P. Wallace Chain-length dependent intermolecular interactions of saturated fatty acids are directly probed with THz-TDS and confirmed by ab initio calculations. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Stable iridium(IV) complexes supported by tetradentate salen ligands. Synthesis, structures and reactivity ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, 55,3606-3609 DOI: 10.1039/C8CC10220A, Communication Chi Lun Lee, Liangliang Wu, Jie-Sheng Huang, Chi-Ming Che Here we report the synthesis, spectroscopy and X-ray crystal structures of mononuclear trans-dichloroiridium(IV)–salen complexes and their catalytic properties for intramolecular C–H amination of aryl azides. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Nanocontainer-based self-healing coatings: current progress and future perspectives ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C8CC09982K, Highlight Elena Shchukina, Hongqiang Wang, Dmitry G. Shchukin Nanocontainers add more functionalities to the standard coating formulations. 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 electrochemical behaviour of magnetocaloric alloys La(Fe,Mn,Si)13Hx under magnetic field conditions ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, 55,3642-3645 DOI: 10.1039/C9CC00640K, Communication Liya Guo, Edmund Lovell, Neil Wilson, Paul Burdett, Lesley F. Cohen, Mary P. Ryan Key factors representative of the in operando magnetocaloric-effect-based cooling system have been systemically investigated on the La(Fe,Mn,Si)13Hx alloys. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Solvatochromism of near infrared photoluminescence from doped sites of locally functionalized single-walled carbon nanotubes ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, 55,3662-3665 DOI: 10.1039/C9CC00829B, Communication Tomohiro Shiraki, Yoshiaki Niidome, Fumiyuki Toshimitsu, Tomonari Shiraishi, Tamehito Shiga, Boda Yu, Tsuyohiko Fujigaya The doped sites of locally functionalized single-walled carbon nanotubes show unique solvatochromic behaviors in their near-infrared photoluminescence. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Autophagy inducing cyclic peptides constructed by methionine alkylation ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC01027K, Communication Xuan Qin, Xiaodong Shi, Licheng Tu, Yue Ma, Ziyuan Zhou, Rongtong Zhao, Meimiao Zhan, Feng Yin, Zigang Li Peptides that induced autophagy at micromolar concentrations with improved proteolytic resistance properties were generated using the facile methionine bis-alkylation 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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A bendable nickel oxide interfacial layer via polydopamine crosslinking for flexible perovskite solar cells ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, 55,3666-3669 DOI: 10.1039/C9CC00479C, Communication Xiaopeng Duan, Zengqi Huang, Cong Liu, Jia Yang, Licheng Tan, Yiwang Chen Flexible perovskite solar cells based on polydopamine cross-linked NiOx exhibited over 70% efficiency retention after 1000 bending cycles. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Planar rings in nano-Saturns and related complexes ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, 55,3650-3653 DOI: 10.1039/C9CC01234F, Communication Steven M. Bachrach Nitrogen substitution into the ortho positions in polyaryl macrocycles creates planar or ribbon structures leading to such structures as this nano-Saturn with a flat ring. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Copper-catalyzed intermolecular oxidative trifluoromethyl-arylation of styrenes with NaSO2CF3 and indoles involving C–H functionalization ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, 55,3646-3649 DOI: 10.1039/C9CC00469F, Communication Man-Yi Min, Ren-Jie Song, Xuan-Hui Ouyang, Jin-Heng Li A new copper-catalyzed three-component oxidative 1,2-trifluoromethylarylation of styrenes with NaSO2CF3 and indoles involving aryl C–H bond functionalization is described. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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DNA tetrahedron-based nanogels for siRNA delivery and gene silencing ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC00175A, Communication Han Xue, Fei Ding, Jiao Zhang, Yuanyuan Guo, Xihui Gao, Jing Feng, Xinyuan Zhu, Chuan Zhang DNA tetrahedra are employed as building blocks to construct a novel DNA-based nanogel for intracellular siRNA delivery. 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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Bio-inspired heterogeneous sensitization of bimetal oxides on SnO2 scaffolds for unparalleled formaldehyde detection ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, 55,3622-3625 DOI: 10.1039/C8CC09882D, Communication Yong Jin Jeong, Dong-Ha Kim, Ji-Soo Jang, Joon-Young Kang, Rheehyun Kim, Il-Doo Kim NiO/Fe2O3–SnO2 fiber-in-tubes showed remarkably enhanced sensing properties and superior cross-sensitivity toward sub-ppm levels of formaldehyde. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Ultrafine and monodispersed iridium nanoparticles supported on nitrogen-functionalized carbon: an efficient oxidase mimic for glutathione colorimetric detection ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, 55,3634-3637 DOI: 10.1039/C9CC00279K, Communication Mujia Huang, Hua Wang, Daiping He, Ping Jiang, Yun Zhang Ultrafine and monodispersed Ir NPs supported on nitrogen-functionalized carbon served as an efficient oxidase mimic for glutathione colorimetric detection. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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A disk-type polyarene containing four B←N units ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, 55,3638-3641 DOI: 10.1039/C9CC00769E, Communication Yang Min, Chuandong Dou, Hongkun Tian, Jun Liu, Lixiang Wang A disk-type polyarene containing four B←N units is reported, which exhibits both intensive red fluorescence and n-type semiconductor characteristics. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Expanding DNA nanomachine functionality through binding-induced DNA output for application in clinical diagnosis ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, 55,3610-3613 DOI: 10.1039/C9CC01228A, Communication Huan Du, Peng Yang, Xin Hou, Rongxing Zhou, Xiandeng Hou, Junbo Chen Herein, we describe two homogeneous conversion systems that can convert protein recognition into the release of predesigned output DNA for the activation of DNA nanomachines. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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An Sn doped 1T–2H MoS2 few-layer structure embedded in N/P co-doped bio-carbon for high performance sodium-ion batteries ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, 55,3614-3617 DOI: 10.1039/C9CC01018A, Communication Lingxing Zeng, Fenqiang Luo, Xinshu Xia, Min-Quan Yang, Lihong Xu, Jianbiao Wang, Xiaoshan Feng, Qingrong Qian, Mingdeng Wei, Qinghua Chen A facile route for fabrication of an Sn doped 1T–2H MoS2 few-layer structure embedded in N/P co-doped bio-carbon is initially developed using natural chlorella as an adsorbent and a nanoreactor. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Reversible morphological tuning of DNA–perylenebisdiimide assemblies through host–guest interaction ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, 55,3658-3661 DOI: 10.1039/C9CC00406H, Communication Ting Du, Wei Yuan, Zhiyong Zhao, Simin Liu A new supramolecular host–guest strategy is developed to reversibly control the morphology of DNA–perylenebisdiimide assemblies in aqueous solution. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Controlling the crystalline structure of imine-linked 3D covalent organic frameworks ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, 55,3594-3597 DOI: 10.1039/C8CC09571J, Communication Open Access Open Access Creative Commons Licence  This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported Licence. Danyon M. Fischbach, Grace Rhoades, Charlie Espy, Fallon Goldberg, Brian J. Smith Mechanistic study of imine-linked 3D COF growth establishes the amorphous intermediate state as key for selective synthesis of the ideal form. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Transcription immunoassay: light-up RNA aptamer-based immunoassay using in vitro transcription ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, 55,3618-3621 DOI: 10.1039/C9CC00514E, Communication Jieun Sim, Ju-Young Byun, Yong-Beom Shin Here, we first report an ultra-enhanced immunoassay for sensitive and reliable biomarker detection using layer-by-layer assembly and transcription-assisted light-up aptamer generation to induce signal amplification. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Small molecule reaction networks that model the ROS dynamics of the rhizosphere ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, 55,3602-3605 DOI: 10.1039/C8CC08940J, Communication Olga Taran, Vraj Patel, David G. Lynn Molecules released by plants and bacteria form complex abiotic reaction diffusion networks that might regulate the ROS dynamics along the roots of the plants. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Shape-controlled synthesis of Co3O4 for enhanced electrocatalysis of the oxygen evolution reaction ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, 55,3626-3629 DOI: 10.1039/C8CC10194A, Communication Boopathi Sidhureddy, Jesse S. Dondapati, Aicheng Chen One-dimensional Co3O4 nanorods, two-dimensional nanosheets and three-dimensional nanocubes were synthesized; the effect of the morphology on their electrocatalytic activities was studied. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Half-curcumin analogues as PET imaging probes for amyloid beta species ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, 55,3630-3633 DOI: 10.1039/C8CC10166C, Communication Jian Yang, Ran Cheng, Hualong Fu, Jing Yang, Mohanraja Kumar, Jie Lu, Yungen Xu, Steven H. Liang, Mengchao Cui, Chongzhao Ran In this report, we demonstrate that half-curcuminoid could be a better scaffold for PET tracer development. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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A bee pupa-infilled honeycomb structure-inspired Li2MnSiO4 cathode for high volumetric energy density secondary batteries ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, 55,3582-3585 DOI: 10.1039/C9CC00729F, Communication Jinyun Liu, Xirong Lin, Huigang Zhang, Zihan Shen, Qianqian Lu, Junjie Niu, Jinjin Li, Paul V. Braun A novel biomimetic mesostructured cathode is reported, which provides a new method for improving active material loading of porous electrodes. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Enhancing selectivity of cation exchange with anion receptors ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, 55,3590-3593 DOI: 10.1039/C9CC00287A, Communication Neil J. Williams, Santanu Roy, Campbell O. Reynolds, Radu Custelcean, Vyacheslav S. Bryantsev, Bruce A. Moyer Introducing a new supramolecular approach where anion receptors are used to modify the selectivity of ligands for cations. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Visible-light triggered selective reduction of nitroarenes to azo compounds catalysed by Ag@organic molecular cages ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, 55,3586-3589 DOI: 10.1039/C8CC10078K, Communication Gong-Jun Chen, Wen-Ling Xin, Jing-Si Wang, Jun-Yan Cheng, Yu-Bin Dong A new Ag NP-loaded organic molecular cage, which can act as a highly efficient heterogeneous catalyst for the selective reduction of nitroarenes to azo compounds under visible light irradiation, is reported. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Hydrated ionic liquids enable both solubilisation and refolding of aggregated concanavalin A ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, 55,3578-3581 DOI: 10.1039/C8CC10102G, Communication Kyoko Fujita, Roka Nakano, Risa Nakaba, Nobuhumi Nakamura, Hiroyuki Ohno Dissolution and refolding of aggregated concanavalin A were demonstrated in hydrated ionic liquids. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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A new strategy for the selective oxidation of alcohols catalyzed by a polyoxometalate-based hybrid surfactant in biphasic systems ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, 55,3598-3601 DOI: 10.1039/C8CC09628G, Communication Xueli Bai, Xin Huang, Liang Wen, Nianze Song, Jian Zhang, Yue Zhang, Yongxiang Zhao At room temperature, 18C-silyl-POM makes a reaction system form an emulsion to increase the interface area and improve the catalytic performance. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Cation-Controlled Catalysis with Crown Ether-Containing Transition Metal Complexes ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC00803A, Feature Article Changho Yoo, Henry M Dodge, Alexander James Minden Miller Transition metal complexes that incorporate crown ethers into the supporting ligands have emerged as a powerful class of catalysts capable of cation-tunable reactivity. Cations held in the secondary coordination sphere... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Redox-Responsive Phosphonite Gold Complexes in Hydroamination Catalysis ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC01492F, Communication Open Access Open Access Creative Commons Licence  This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported Licence. Eva Deck, Hanna E Wagner, Jan Paradies, Frank Breher Very high activities were observed in the redox-induced hydroamination of alkynes by employing a redox-active gold(I) complex featuring an electron-deficient, terphenyl-substituted phosphonite-based ligand. The hydroamination proceeds roughly two-fold faster with... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Cyclic Alkyl(amino) Carbene Stabilized Biradical of Dimethylsilicon and Dimethylsiliconchloride Radical: Synthesized from Me2SiCl2 - an Important Feedstock Material ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC01448A, Communication Open Access Open Access Creative Commons Licence  This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported Licence. Herbert W Roesky, Soumen Sinhababu, Subrata Kundu, Mujahuddin M. Siddiqui, Alexander N. Paesch, Regine Herbst-Irmer, Dietmar Stalke, Gernot Frenking, Pinaki Saha, Lili Zhao, Brigitte Schwederski, Wolfgang Kaim The cyclic alkyl(amino) carbene (cAAC) coordinated biradical of dimethylsilicon was isolated as (cAAC)2Me2Si (1), (cAAC = C(CH2)(CMe2)2N-2,6-i-Pr2C6H3), synthesized from the reduction of Me2SiCl2 using two equivalents of KC8 in the... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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A Perylene-Based Membrane Intercalating Conjugated Oligoelectrolyte with Efficient Photodynamic Antimicrobial Activity ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC01357A, Communication Cong Yu, Niu Niu, Huipeng Zhou, Ning Liu, Hong Jiang, Zhenzhen Hu A perylene probe PC4 is exploited as membrane intercalating conjugated oligoelectrolyte for efficient antimicrobial photodynamic therapy. PC4 can also serve as a fluorescence microbe death marker. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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A Mitochondria Targeting Artesunate Prodrug Loaded Nanoparticle Exerting Anticancer Acitivity via Iron-Mediated Generation of Reactive Oxygen Species ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC00531E, Communication Zhigang Chen, Xiaoxu Kang, Yixin Wu, Haihua Xiao, xuzi cai, xuefeng wang, Shihou Sheng, Shiguo Chen An artesunate anticancer prodrug with a long aliphatic chain N,N′‐bis(octadecyl)‐L‐glutamic diamide was developed for nanoparticle via iron-mediated ROS generation. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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An unprecedented {Ni14SiW9} hybrid polyoxometalate with high photocatalytic hydrogen evolution activity ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC01269A, Communication Grégoire Paille, Amandine Boulmier, Alexandre Bensaid, Minh-Huong Ha-Thi, Thu-Trang Tran, Thomas Pino, Jérôme Marrot, Eric Rivière, Christopher H. Hendon, Olivier Oms, Maria Gomez-Mingot, Marc Fontecave, Caroline Mellot-Draznieks, Anne Dolbecq, Pierre Mialane A unique polyoxometalate with 14 nickel and 9 tungsten ions catalyses the reduction of protons under visible light. 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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Cascade Rh(II) and Yb(III) Catalyzed Synthesis of Substituted Naphthofurans via Transannulation of N-Sulfonyl-1,2,3-triazoles with β-naphthols ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C8CC10306B, Communication Selvam Kaladevi, Kamalraj M., Minakshi Altia, Shanmugam Rajasekar, Pazhamalai Anbarasan An efficient cascade Rh(II) and Yb(III) catalyzed transannulation of N-sulfonyl-1,2,3-triazoles with β-naphthols have been accomplished for the synthesis of substituted naphthofurans in good yields. The reaction involves the initial rhodium... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Fast magnesiation kinetics in α-Ag2S nanostructures enabled by in-situ generated silver matrix ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC01638D, Communication Zhuang Chen, Zhonghua Zhang, Aobing Du, Yuduo Zhang, Mingyang Men, Guicun Li, Guanglei Cui Here we firstly present a novel cathode material of α-Ag2S for rechargeable Mg batteries. Due to the unique cation displacement reaction mechanism and the in-situ generated uniformly distributed silver matrix,... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Red-to-blue photon up-conversion with high efficiency based on a TADF fluorescein derivative ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC01868A, Communication Wenlong Chen, Fengling Song, Shanling Tang, Gaobo Hong, Yingnan Wu, Xiaojun Peng A new photon up-conversion system with a TADF fluorescein derivative as photosensitizer was developed to achieve a quite large anti-Stokes shift from red to blue with a fairly high up-conversion... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Substituent changes in salen of CuIINaI-complexes to induce the various structure and catalytic activity towards 2-imidazolines from nitriles and 1,2-diaminopropane ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC00879A, Communication Quan-Quan Li, peng-xiu He, Jin Zhang, Jidong Zhang, Yu Meng Xin, Ping Liu, Yao-Yu Wang, Jianli Li Based on various comparable salen ligands, three synthesized CuIINaI-complexes present efficient catalytic activities for the coupling and cyclization reaction of 1,2-diaminopropane with nitriles towards 2-imidazolines. Their catalytic results show that... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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PBLG as a versatile liquid crystalline medium for anisotropic NMR data acquisition ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC01130G, Communication Ikenna E. Ndukwe, Xiao Wang, István Pelczer, Mikhail Reibarkh, R. Thomas Williamson, Yizhou Liu, Gary E. Martin The chiral nematic phase of poly-γ-benzyl-L-glutamate (PBLG) formed in a chloroform–DMSO co-solvent system can be used as a versatile alignment medium for the acquisition of high quality anisotropic NMR data for molecules of varying polarities. 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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Biocompatible N-acetyl cysteine reduces graphene oxide and persists at the surface as a green radical scavenger ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC00429G, Communication Valentina Palmieri, Enrique A. Dalchiele, Giordano Perini, Alessandro Motta, Marco De Spirito, Robertino Zanoni, Andrea Giacomo Marrani, Massimiliano Papi N-Acetyl cysteine (NAC) reduces graphene oxide (GO) at room temperature. This represents a new green method to produce reduced GO (rGO). 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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Dibenzo[b,e]phosphindolizines synthesized by a ring-closing metathesis of benzo[b]phospholes with two vinyl tethers ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC00463G, Communication Akihiro Tsurusaki, Hiroyo Matsumoto, Ken Kamikawa The first phosphindolizine derivatives, dibenzo[b,e]phosphindolizines, with a bowl-shaped geometry were synthesized and fully characterized. 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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Electrophoretic fabrication of an active and selective wrinkle surface on hydrogels ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC01307E, Communication Masatoshi Kato, Taka-Aki Asoh, Hiroshi Uyama We developed a novel method for the fabrication of a wrinkle structure on the hydrogel surface in aqueous conditions by the electrophoretic formation of a polyion complex. 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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Asymmetric synthesis of 1-substituted 2-azaspiro[3.3]heptanes: important motifs for modern drug discovery ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC00863B, Communication Leleti Rajender Reddy, Yogesh Waman, Priya Kallure, Kumara Swamy Nalivela, Zubeda Begum, Thumbar Divya, Sharadsrikar Kotturi Highly diastereoselective addition of ethyl cyclobutanecarboxylate anions to Davis–Ellman's imines is reported. This methodology affords the preparation of enantiomerically and diastereomerically pure 1-substituted 2-azaspiro[3.3]heptanes, 1-substituted 2-azaspiro[3.4]octane and 1-substituted 2-azaspiro[3.5]nonane. 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 microscale double labelling of GAG oligosaccharides compatible with enzymatic treatment and mass spectrometry ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC00254E, Communication Cédric Przybylski, Véronique Bonnet, Romain R. Vivès Simultaneous reducing and non-reducing end labelling of GAG oligosaccharides on the microgram scale, compatible with both enzymes and MS analysis. 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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Synthetic and immunological studies of Salmonella Enteritidis O-antigen tetrasaccharide as potential anti-Salmonella vaccines ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C8CC08622B, Communication Chang-xin Huo, Debashis Dhara, Scott Baliban, Setare Tahmasebi Nick, Zibin Tan, Raphael Simon, Anup Kumar Misra, Xuefei Huang The first synthetic carbohydrate based potential anti-Salmonella Enteritidis vaccine has been developed by conjugating a synthetic tetrasaccharide antigen with bacteriophage Qβ. High levels of specific and long lasting anti-glycan IgG... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Discrepancy between thermodynamic and kinetic stabilities of the tert-butanol hydrates and its implication on obtaining pharmaceutical powders by freeze-drying ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC00397E, Communication Andrey G Ogienko, Andrey Stoporev, Anna A Ogienko, Maxim S. Melgunov, Tatyana Adamova, Alexander S Yunoshev, Andrey Manakov, Elena Boldyreva The tert-butanol (TBA) – water system is studied in relation to increasing the efficiency of obtaining pharmaceutical powders by freeze-drying. Trehalose was used as a model target product. We report... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Probing Transient Non-Native States in Amyloid Beta Fiber Elongation by NMR ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC01067J, Communication Jeffrey R Brender, Anirban Ghosh, Samuel Kotler, Janarthanan Krishnamoorthy, Swapna Bera, Vanessa Morris, Timir Baran Sil, Kanchan Garai, Bernd Reif, Anirban Bhunia, Ayyalusamy Ramamoorthy Using NMR to probe transient binding of Aβ1-40 monomers to fibers, we find partially bound conformations with the highest degree of interaction near F19-K28 and a lesser degree of interaction... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Efficient Large Guanidinium Mixed Perovskite Solar Cells with Enhanced Photovoltage and Low Energy Losses ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC00016J, Communication Shengfan Wu, ZHen Li, Jie Zhang, Tiantian Liu, Zonglong Zhu, A Jen We present a strategy for suppressing open-circuit voltage (VOC) loss of perovskite solar cells by incorporating large guanidinium cation (Gua+) into perovskite lattice, leading to a significantly improved VOC of... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Nickel(II)-catalyzed asymmetric intramolecular Alder-ene reaction of 1,7-dienes ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC01521C, Communication Wen Liu, Pengfei Zhou, Jiawen Lang, Shunxi Dong, Xiaohua Liu, Xiaoming Feng A highly diastereo- and enantioselective intramolecular Alder-ene reaction with alkene as the enophile has been developed by using a chiral N,N’-dioxide/nickel(II) complex as the catalyst. This protocol provides a facile... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Monitoring autophagy in live cells with a fluorescent light-up probe for G-quadruplex structures ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC01263J, Communication Hongbo Chen, Hongxia Sun, suge zhang, Wenpeng Yan, Qian Li, Aijiao Guan, Junfeng Xiang, Meirong Liu, Yalin Tang Monitoring autophagy can provide valuable insights into understanding human pathological mechanisms, developing novel drugs, and exploring autophagy control approaches. Here, we proposed a new strategy to specifically monitor autophagy by... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Room temperature synthesis of blue and green emitting CsPbBr3 perovskite nanocrystals confined in mesoporous alumina film ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC01040H, Communication Daimiota Takhellambam, Tinku Ram Meena, Debrina Jana This communication reports room temperature synthesis of stable CsPbBr3 nanocrystals inside wormhole mesoporous alumina thin film, showing tunable blue and green emission. Choice of suitable solvents and precursor incorporation sequence... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Nitrogen and phosphorous co-doped graphitic carbon encapsulated ultrafine OsP2 nanoparticles: A pH universal highly durable catalyst for hydrogen evolution reaction ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC00822E, Communication C. Retna Raj, Sukanta Chakrabartty, Barun K Barman Synthesis of pH-universal hydrogen evolution electrocatalyst based on nitrogen and phosphorous co-doped graphitic carbon encapsulated OsP2 (OsP2@NPC) nanoparticles of 1.8 nm size for the electrocatalytic hydrogen evolution reaction (HER) is... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Carbon Quantum Dots and Carbon Layer Double Protected Cuprous Oxide for Efficient Visible Light CO2 Reduction ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC00830F, Communication Haitao Li, Yadan Deng, Youdi Liu, Xin Zeng, Dianne Wiley, Jun Huang We designed a composite of carbon quantum dots (CQDs) with carbon layer (CL) covering Cu2O nanocatalysts (CL@CQDs/Cu2O), which offered better photocatalytic performance than pure Cu2O or CQDs/Cu2O particles in CO2... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Chalcogen−substitution modulated supramolecular chirality and gas sensing properties in perylenediimides ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC01443H, Communication Qingyuan Deng, Enbao Zhou, Yongwei Huang, Weixia Qing, Haiyan Zhai, Zhonghua Liu, Zhixiang Wei We present the modulation of van-der-Waals interactions to further adjust the supramolecular chirality by incorporation of S and Se in the bay region. These chalcogen atom-mediated supramolecular interactions were transferred... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Dual chromophore sensor for detection of amines, diols, hydroxy acids, and amino alcohols. ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC01051C, Communication Mariia Pushina, Sepideh Farshbaf, Elena Shcherbakova, Pavel Anzenbacher The determination of enantiomeric excess (ee) in various groups of chiral compounds, namely amines, amino alcohols, diols, and hydroxy acids is performed using a dual chromophore FRET/PET based sensor ensembles.... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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