Chem. Commun.

Reinventing the De Mayo Reaction: Synthesis of 1,5-Diketones or 1,5-Ketoesters via Visible Light [2+2] Cycloaddition of β-Diketones or β-Ketoesters with Styrenes ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C8CC07044J, Communication Leyre Marzo, Rebeca Martínez-Haya, Burkhard Koenig A visible light mediated De Mayo reaction between 1,3-diketones and styrenes following a [2+2] cycloaddition pathway via photosensitization mechanism give access to 1,5-diketones. The reaction has been applied to substituted... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Senescence-associated Sialidase Revealed by an Activatable Fluorescence-on Labeling Probe ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C8CC07024E, Communication Rui Zhu, Zhongwei Xue, Siyu Wang, Jiahuai Han, Shoufa Han We report imaging of cell senescence with a fluorescence-quenched probe (Sia-RQ) featuring a sialic acid (Sia) moiety, a self-immolative core, a rhodamine fluorophore (R) and a fluorescence quencher (Q). Desialylation... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Monitoring ADP and ATP in Vivo Using a Fluorescent Ga(III)−Probe Complex ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C8CC06311G, Communication Xinyu Zhang, Yuqian Jiang, Nao Xiao A naphthol−based sensor (L) was designed and synthesized for the specific recognition of Ga3+ using fluorescence enhancement. An in situ generated L−Ga3+ ensemble detected ADP and ATP more selectively through... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Cyanomethyl Anion Transfer Reagents for Diastereoselective Corey Chaykovsky Cyclopropanation Reactions ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C8CC05602A, Communication Renè Hommelsheim, Katharina J. Hock, Christian Schumacher, Mohanad A. Hussein, Thanh Vinh Nguyen, Rene M Koenigs A readily available and bench-stable cyanomethyl sulfonium salt was used in highly diastereoselective Corey-Chaykovsky cyclopropanation reactions of electron-poor olefins. This efficient method provides a rapid route to access densely functionalized... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Isocyanide insertion into Au-H bonds: first gold iminoformyl complexes ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C8CC06409A, Communication Manfred Bochmann, Julio Fernández-Cestau, Luca Rocchigiani, Anna Pintus, Raquel J. Rama, Peter H.M. Budzelaar Isocyanides insert into gold(III)-hydrogen bonds to give the first examples of gold iminoformyl complexes. The reaction is initiated by catalytic amounts of radicals; DFT calculations indicate that this is an... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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A semiconducting metal-chalcogenide–organic framework with square-planar tetra-coordinated sulfur ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C8CC06997B, Communication Huajun Yang, Min Luo, Zhou Wu, Wei Wang, Chaozhuang Xue, Tao Wu A semiconducting metal-chalcogenide–organic framework with square-planar tetra-coordinated sulfur 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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Cu3L2 metal-organic cage for A3-couping reaction: reversible coordination interaction triggered homogeneous catalysis and heterogeneous recovery ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C8CC07208F, Communication Gongjun Chen, Chao-Qun Chen, Xue-Tian Li, Hui-Chao Ma, Yu-Bin Dong The reported Cu(II) metal-organic cage (Cu3L2, 1) can be a highly active reusable catalyst to homogeneously catalyze the A3-coupling reaction in CHCl3 and can be heterogeneously recovered by simply addition... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Co-assembling FRET nanomedicine with self-indicating drug release ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C8CC06792A, Communication Yang Li, Jiao Zhu, Tianyi Kang, Chen Yuwen, Liu Yu, Huang Yulan, Luo Yi, Mei-Juan Huang, Maling Gou Two lipophilic fluorescent prodrugs co-assembled into nanoaggregates with the ability of FRET-indicated drug release, which was used to investigate the role of reduction-responsive linker on drug release kinetics in cytoplasm... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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One-Pot Synthesis of D-π-D-π-D Type Hole-Transporting Materials for Perovskite Solar Cells by Sequential C-H (Hetero)arylations ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C8CC06791K, Communication Kuan-Ming Lu, Kun-Mu Lee, Chia-Hsin Lai, Chang-Chieh Ting, Ching-Yuan Liu We report a step-saving new access to D-π-D-π-D type oligoaryls through one-pot sequential C-H (hetero)arylations. Conventionally, these oligomers were prepared by Stille or Suzuki coupling reactions that required prefunctionalization steps.... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Brookite TiO2 mesocrystals with enhanced lithium-ion intercalation properties ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C8CC06920D, Communication Weifeng Zhang, Deli Shen, Zhenwei Liu, Nae-Lih Wu, Mingdeng Wei Brookite TiO2 mesocrystals were synthesized for the first time with amorphous titanate used as a precursor, exhibiting a high rate capability when applid as an anode for lithium-ion batteries. In-situ... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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A Ratiometric Fluorescence Probe for Peroxynitrite Prepared by Denovo Synthesis and Its Application in Assessing Mitochondrial Oxidative Stress Status in Cells and in Vivo ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C8CC07389A, Communication Dong-Ye Zhou, Yongfei Li, Wen-Li Jiang, Yang Tian, Junjie Fei, Chunyan Li A ratiometric fluorescent probe Cy-NEt2 for detecting ONOO- is designed and prepared by denovo synthesis, which is a reliable, cheap and flexible route. The probe is applied for monitoring the... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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A G4·K+ hydrogel made from 5′-hydrazinoguanosine for remediation of α,β-unsaturated carbonyls ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C8CC07228K, Communication Songjun Xiao, Jeffery T. Davis A G4·KCl hydrogel with a nucleophilic 5′ sidechain absorbs α,β-unsaturated carbonyls via formation of cyclic adducts. To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Rhodium(III)-catalyzed dehydrogenative dialkenylation of the monocarba-closo-decaborate cluster by regioselective B–H activation ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C8CC05983G, Communication Xuewei Liang, Yunjun Shen, Kang Zhang, Jiyong Liu, Simon Duttwyler The regioselective double B–H activation of the {CB9} carborane by rhodium catalysis is reported, affording novel inorganic–organic hybrid clusters. 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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Transcellular delivery of messenger RNA payloads by a cationic supramolecular MOF platform ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C8CC07047D, Communication Peng Sun, Zhen Li, Jingyun Wang, Hui Gao, Xi Yang, Sudong Wu, Deqiang Liu, Qixian Chen A dendritic catiomer with a metal–organic framework motif afforded improved protection to the mRNA payloads in biological milieu. 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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Templated synthesis of spherical RNA nanoparticles with gene silencing activity ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C8CC06994H, Communication Michael D. Dore, Johans J. Fakhoury, Aurélie Lacroix, Hanadi F. Sleiman Bioactive RNA nanoparticles with gene silencing activity have been synthesized in high yield using a complementary spherical DNA nanoparticle. To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Visualization of mitochondrial DNA in living cells with super-resolution microscopy using thiophene-based terpyridine Zn(II) complexes ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C8CC06276E, Communication Yu Shen, Tao Shao, Bin Fang, Wei Du, Mingzhu Zhang, Jiejie Liu, Tianyan Liu, Xiaohe Tian, Qiong Zhang, Aidong Wang, Jiaxiang Yang, Jieying Wu, Yupeng Tian The thiophene-based terpyridine Zn(II) complex LC targeted mitochondria by intercalative binding with mtDNA. STED super-resolution micrographs visualized mitochondrial cristae/inner matrix mtDNA. 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: Boronate based fluorescence (ESIPT) probe for peroxynitrite ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, 54,10775-10775 DOI: 10.1039/C8CC90408A, Correction Open Access Open Access Creative Commons Licence  This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported Licence. Adam C. Sedgwick, Xiaolong Sun, Gyoungmi Kim, Juyoung Yoon, Steven D. Bull, Tony D. James The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Diastereoselective synthesis of 1,3-disubstituted isoindolines and sultams via bronsted acid catalysis ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C8CC04946G, Communication Ye Tao, Scott R. Gilbertson Isoindolines and sultams formed under mild conditions. To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Correction: A tumor-targeting probe based on a mitophagy process for live imaging ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, 54,10774-10774 DOI: 10.1039/C8CC90396D, Correction Open Access Open Access Creative Commons Licence  This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported Licence. Lijuan Gui, Zhenwei Yuan, Habtamu Kassaye, Jinrong Zheng, Yuxin Yao, Fei Wang, Qing He, Yuanzhi Shen, Li Liang, Haiyan Chen The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Crystal structures of ordered and plastic-crystalline phases of iso-butyllithium by X-ray powder diffraction ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, 54,10734-10737 DOI: 10.1039/C8CC05918G, Communication Alexander Bodach, Lothar Fink, Martin U. Schmidt The crystal structures of solid, donor-free i-BuLi at different temperatures were determined from X-ray powder diffraction data. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Sydnone-coumarins as clickable turn-on fluorescent sensors for molecular imaging ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, 54,10758-10761 DOI: 10.1039/C8CC06070C, Communication Elodie Decuypère, Margaux Riomet, Antoine Sallustrau, Sarah Bregant, Robert Thai, Grégory Pieters, Gilles Clavier, Davide Audisio, Frédéric Taran Sydnone-coumarin compounds are interesting turn-on fluorogenic probes for protein labeling. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Heterogeneous catalytic water oxidation controlled by coordination geometries of copper(II) centers with thiolato donors ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, 54,10766-10769 DOI: 10.1039/C8CC06238B, Communication Naoto Kuwamura, Yoshinari Kurioka, Nobuto Yoshinari, Takumi Konno Heterometallic coordination compounds containing a thiolato dicopper(II) core increase heterogeneous electrocatalytic activities for water oxidation in proportion to the numbers of vacant dicopper(II) coordination sites. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Elemental tellurium mediated synthesis of 2-(trifluoromethyl)oxazoles using trifluoroacetic anhydride as reagent ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, 54,10750-10753 DOI: 10.1039/C8CC05670F, Communication Beibei Luo, Zhiqiang Weng An elemental tellurium mediated synthesis of 2-(trifluoromethyl)oxazoles from the reaction of acetophenone oxime acetates with trifluoroacetic anhydride is described. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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π-Hole/n→π* interactions with acetonitrile in crystal structures ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, 54,10742-10745 DOI: 10.1039/C8CC06797J, Communication Ad Ruigrok van der Werve, Yannick Ricky van Dijk, Tiddo Jonathan Mooibroek A DFT/CSD study reveals that π-hole/n→π* interactions with acetonitrile are energetically feasible and weakly directional. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Spider prey-wrapping silk is an α-helical coiled-coil/β-sheet hybrid nanofiber ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, 54,10746-10749 DOI: 10.1039/C8CC05246H, Communication B. Addison, D. Onofrei, D. Stengel, B. Blass, B. Brenneman, J. Ayon, G. P. Holland Solid-State NMR results on 13C-Ala/Ser and 13C-Val enriched Argiope argentata prey-wrapping silk show that native, freshly spun aciniform silk nanofibers are dominated by α-helical (∼50% total) and random-coil (∼35% total) secondary structures, with minor β-sheet nanocrystalline domains (∼15% total). The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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An integrated nanocatalyst combining enzymatic and metal–organic framework catalysts for cascade degradation of organophosphate nerve agents ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, 54,10754-10757 DOI: 10.1039/C8CC06727A, Communication Haibin Li, Li Ma, Liya Zhou, Jing Gao, Zhihong Huang, Ying He, Yanjun Jiang An integrated nanocatalyst that combined a metal–organic framework-based catalyst and a biocatalyst was developed for cascade degradation of organophosphate nerve agents. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Reductive activation of neptunyl and plutonyl oxo species with a hydroxypyridinone chelating ligand ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, 54,10698-10701 DOI: 10.1039/C8CC05626A, Communication Korey P. Carter, Jiwen Jian, Mikaela M. Pyrch, Tori Z. Forbes, Teresa M. Eaton, Rebecca J. Abergel, Wibe A. de Jong, John K. Gibson Neptunyl(VI) and plutonyl(VI) oxo-activation with reduction to tetravalent hydroxides was investigated in gas and condensed phases, and by density functional theory. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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A halogen bond-donor amino acid for organocatalysis in water ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, 54,10718-10721 DOI: 10.1039/C8CC06010J, Communication Greta Bergamaschi, Luisa Lascialfari, Andrea Pizzi, Maria Isabel Martinez Espinoza, Nicola Demitri, Alberto Milani, Alessandro Gori, Pierangelo Metrangolo An XB-donor amino acid compound F(F4I) effectively promotes homogeneous catalysis of condensation reactions in water. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Pathway driven self-assembly and living supramolecular polymerization in an amyloid-inspired peptide amphiphile ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, 54,10730-10733 DOI: 10.1039/C8CC06266H, Communication Ashmeet Singh, Jojo P. Joseph, Deepika Gupta, Indranil Sarkar, Asish Pal Temperature dependent stepwise self-assembly and seeded supramolecular polymerization of a peptide amphiphile form metastable nanoparticles to single nanofibers or twisted bundles, to render a mechanically tunable hydrogel. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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The first thieno[3,4-b]pyrazine based small molecular acceptor with a linear A2–A1–D–A1–A2 skeleton for fullerene-free organic solar cells with a high Voc of 1.05 V ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, 54,10770-10773 DOI: 10.1039/C8CC06198J, Communication Jianfeng Li, Jing Yang, Junyi Hu, You Chen, Bo Xiao, Erjun Zhou The first thieno[3,4-b]pyrazine (TP) based non-fullerene acceptor was designed and synthesized, which could realize a moderate power conversion efficiency (PCE) of 5.81% with a high open-circuit voltage (Voc) of 1.05 V by using J61 as a donor polymer. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Palladium-catalyzed aerobic oxidative carbonylation of alkynes with amines: a general access to substituted maleimides ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, 54,10710-10713 DOI: 10.1039/C8CC05802D, Communication Ji Yang, Jiawang Liu, Ralf Jackstell, Matthias Beller A catalytic oxidative carbonylation reaction was developed for the synthesis of polysubstituted maleimides from alkynes and amines with air as a green oxidant. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Spiral Eu(III) coordination polymers with circularly polarized luminescence ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, 54,10695-10697 DOI: 10.1039/C8CC05147J, Communication Yasuchika Hasegawa, Yui Miura, Yuichi Kitagawa, Satoshi Wada, Takayuki Nakanishi, Koji Fushimi, Tomohiro Seki, Hajime Ito, Takeshi Iwasa, Tetsuya Taketsugu, Masayuki Gon, Kazuo Tanaka, Yoshiki Chujo, Shingo Hattori, Masanobu Karasawa, Kazuyuki Ishii A spiral-type chiral Eu(III) coordination polymer showed strong luminescence, effective CD and CPL properties compared with a mono-nuclear chiral Eu(III) complex in the solid state. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Copper-catalyzed tandem aerobic oxidative cyclization for the synthesis of 4-cyanoalkylpyrrolo[1,2-a]quinoxalines from 1-(2-aminophenyl)pyrroles and cyclobutanone oxime esters ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, 54,10738-10741 DOI: 10.1039/C8CC06256K, Communication Zhenyu An, Yong Jiang, Xin Guan, Rulong Yan A copper-catalyzed tandem ring-opening/cyclization reaction for the synthesis of 4-cyanoalkylpyrrolo[1,2-a]quinoxalines from 1-(2-aminophenyl)pyrroles and cyclobutanone oxime esters has been developed. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Enantioselective synthesis of axially chiral vinyl arenes through palladium-catalyzed C–H olefination ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, 54,10706-10709 DOI: 10.1039/C8CC05555F, Communication Qiao-Ying Sun, Wei-Yang Ma, Ke-Fang Yang, Jian Cao, Zhan-Jiang Zheng, Zheng Xu, Yu-Ming Cui, Li-Wen Xu A palladium-catalyzed ketoxime-chelation-assisted C–H olefination was developed to afford axially chiral vinyl arenes with excellent enantioselectivities. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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A tetravalent sialic acid-coated tetraphenylethene luminogen with aggregation-induced emission characteristics: design, synthesis and application for sialidase activity assay, high-throughput screening of sialidase inhibitors and diagnosis of bacterial vaginosis ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, 54,10691-10694 DOI: 10.1039/C8CC06300A, Communication Guang-jian Liu, Beihan Wang, Yuan Zhang, Guo-wen Xing, Xiaoli Yang, Shu Wang A sialic acid-coated tetraphenylethene luminogen with excellent hydrophilicity was reported for sialidase activity assay and diagnosis of bacterial vaginosis. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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A new concept of a transparent photocapacitor ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, 54,10762-10765 DOI: 10.1039/C8CC06112B, Communication E. Navarrete-Astorga, D. Solís-Cortés, J. Rodríguez-Moreno, E. A. Dalchiele, R. Schrebler, F. Martín, J. R. Ramos-Barrado This work presents a new concept of a transparent solid-state photocapacitor which exhibits high transmittance compared to other reported results, and an acceptable specific capacitance. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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A heterobimetallic single-source precursor enabled layered oxide cathode for sodium-ion batteries ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, 54,10714-10717 DOI: 10.1039/C8CC04205E, Communication Maofan Li, Kai Yang, Jiajie Liu, Xiaobing Hu, Defei Kong, Tongchao Liu, Mingjian Zhang, Feng Pan A heterobimetallic single-source precursor, NaCo(acac)3, featuring a 1D chain structure was for the first time designed to achieve layered oxide P2-NaxCoO2 with superior rate capability for Na-ion batteries (SIBs). It opens a new avenue to synthesize high-performance layered oxide cathode materials for SIBs. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Triply green polyaniline: UV irradiation-induced synthesis of a highly porous PANI/TiO2 composite and its application in dye removal ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, 54,10702-10705 DOI: 10.1039/C8CC04745F, Communication Carolina Cionti, Cristina Della Pina, Daniela Meroni, Ermelinda Falletta, Silvia Ardizzone An eco-friendly synthesis of polyaniline/TiO2 composites with good crystallinity and tailored morphology is reported for dye removal from an aqueous matrix. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Real-time characterization of negative air ion-induced decomposition of indoor organic contaminants by mass spectrometry ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, 54,10687-10690 DOI: 10.1039/C8CC05795H, Communication Ling Lin, Yu Li, Mashooq Khan, Jiashu Sun, Jin-Ming Lin We report an integrated system for real-time characterization of negative air ion-induced decomposition of indoor organic contaminants by mass spectrometry. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Optically-regulated thermal energy storage in diverse organic phase-change materials ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, 54,10722-10725 DOI: 10.1039/C8CC05919E, Communication Open Access Open Access Creative Commons Licence  This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported Licence. Grace G. D. Han, Joshua H. Deru, Eugene N. Cho, Jeffrey C. Grossman Optical regulation of heat storage in diverse sets of organic phase-change materials is demonstrated and compared. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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A novel mass spectrometry method based on competitive non-covalent interaction for the detection of biomarkers ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, 54,10726-10729 DOI: 10.1039/C8CC06100A, Communication Jing Han, Yafeng Li, Lingpeng Zhan, Jinjuan Xue, Jie Sun, Caiqiao Xiong, Zongxiu Nie We report a novel MS platform based on competitive non-covalent interaction between ssDNA and a competitive mass tag towards AuNPs for the detection of biomarkers, which could be applicable to the sensitive analysis of clinical samples. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Magnetic-responsive switchable emulsions based on Fe3O4@SiO2–NH2 nanoparticles ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, 54,10679-10682 DOI: 10.1039/C8CC04811H, Communication Hui Yang, Qingfeng Hou, Shujuan Wang, Donghong Guo, Guangxin Hu, Yuan Xu, Jing Tai, Xu Wu, Danfeng Yu, Jinben Wang Reversible magnetic control of emulsification and demulsification behavior based on engineered Fe3O4@SiO2–NH2 nanoparticles. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Switching from positive to negative axial thermal expansion in two organic crystalline compounds with similar packing ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, 54,10675-10678 DOI: 10.1039/C8CC05859H, Communication Lalita Negi, Ashutosh Shrivastava, Dinabandhu Das Switching from positive to negative axial thermal expansion was observed in two organic crystalline compounds with similar crystal packing. This unusual phenomenon has been explained by the packing arrangement of molecules in the crystal structure and transverse thermal vibrations of atoms. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Immunoglobulin light chain amyloid aggregation ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, 54,10664-10674 DOI: 10.1039/C8CC04396E, Feature Article Luis M. Blancas-Mejia, Pinaki Misra, Christopher J. Dick, Shawna A. Cooper, Keely R. Redhage, Michael R. Bergman, Torri L. Jordan, Khansaa Maar, Marina Ramirez-Alvarado Light chain (AL) amyloidosis is a devastating, complex, and incurable protein misfolding disease. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Carbide clusterfullerene DyYTiC@C80 featuring three different metals in the endohedral cluster and its single-ion magnetism ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, 54,10683-10686 DOI: 10.1039/C8CC04736G, Communication Open Access Open Access Creative Commons Licence  This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported Licence. Ariane Brandenburg, Denis S. Krylov, Alexander Beger, Anja U. B. Wolter, Bernd Büchner, Alexey A. Popov Endohedral metallofullerene DyYTiC@C80-Ih with three different metals in the endohedral cluster is a single molecule magnet with quantum tunneling of magnetization near zero field and a magnetic hysteresis up to 7 K. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Exploring a high capacity O3-type cathode for sodium-ion batteries and its structural evolution during electrochemical process ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C8CC05888A, Communication Shaohua Guo, Xueping Zhang, Kezhu Jiang, Xiaowei Mu, xiaoyu zhang, Ping He, Min Han, Haoshen Zhou An O3-layered oxide of NaFe0.25Mn0.25Ni0.25Ti0.25O2 was successfully synthesized. When serving as the cathode during the sodium-ion cell operation, it exhibits excellent electrochemical performance. Operando XRD result reveals a reversible O3... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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A Single-Step, Electrochemical Synthesis of Nitrogen doped Blue Luminescent Phosphorene Quantum Dots ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C8CC07266C, Communication Manila Ozhukil Valappil, Monika Ahlawat, Vijayamohanan K Pillai, Subbiah Alwarappan Herein, we report a one-step strategy for the electrochemical synthesis of nitrogen doped blue luminescent phosphorene quantum dots (NPQDs) from black phosphorous at room temperature. Nitrogen percentage in NPQDs can... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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All-Inorganic Lead Halide Perovskite-Based Photocathode for Stable Water Reduction ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C8CC06952B, Communication Lin-Feng Gao, Wenjun Luo, yingfang yao, Zhigang Zou Lead halide perovskites (LHPs) have been investigated for photoelectrochemical hydrogen generation from water splitting. However, the harsh requirements of preparing environment, i.e. isolating water and oxygen, hinder the wide applications... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Controlled polymerizations using metal–organic frameworks ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C8CC06415F, Feature Article Takashi Uemura, Shuto Mochizuki, Takashi Kitao This short review focuses on recent developments in polymerization reactions using metal–organic frameworks (MOFs). MOFs are crystalline porous materials that are able to tune their frameworks, enabling their use as... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Aggregation of P3HT as a preferred pathway for its chemical doping by F4-TCNQ ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C8CC05472J, Communication Kan Tang, Frederick McFarland, Skye Travis, Jasmine Lim, Jason D Azoulay, Song Guo The chemical doping reaction of P3HT by F4-TCNQ is studied by optical absorption spectroscopy, atomic force microscopy, and kelvin probe force microscopy. We demonstrate that the P3HT aggregation step is... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Design, Synthesis, and Applications of DNA-Macrocyclic Host Conjugates ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C8CC06716C, Feature Article Xiao Zhou, Pravin Pathak, Janarthanan Jayawickramarajah With this Feature Article we review, for the first time, the development of DNA-host conjugates—a nascent yet rapidly growing research focus within the ambit of DNA supramolecular chemistry. Synthetic hosts... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Ag nanosheet for efficient electrocatalytic N2 fixation to NH3 at ambient conditions ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C8CC06365F, Communication Hehan Huang, Li Xia, Xifeng Shi, Abdullah M. Asiri, Xuping Sun The industrial-scale NH3 production still heavily depends on the Haber-Bosch process which demands not only high energy consumption but emits a large amount of CO2. Electrochemical fixation of N2 to... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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A Tetrameric Perylene Diimide Non-Fullerene Acceptor via Unprecedented Direct (Hetero)arylation Cross-Coupling Reactions ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C8CC06446F, Communication Gregory Charles Welch, Abby-Jo Payne, Yanming Sun, Jiali Song This study reports on the synthesis of an indancenodithiophene perylene diimide tetramer via unique direct (hetero)arylation reactivity. The thiophene based core strucutre is shown to be easily functionalized with four... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Internalization of the pseudorabies virus via macropinocytosis analyzed by quantum dot-based single-virus tracking ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C8CC05614E, Communication Cheng Lv, Yi Lin, En-Ze Sun, Bo Tang, Jian Ao, Jia-Jia Wang, Zhi-Ling Zhang, Zhenhua Zheng, Hanzhong Wang, Dai-Wen Pang Utilizing a single-virus tracking technique, the key steps of the PrV entry process were analyzed in detail by real-time monitoring of quantum dot-labeled PrV. 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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Hydrogen peroxide production via a redox reaction of N,N′-dimethyl-2,6-diaza-9,10-anthraquinonediium by addition of bisulfite ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C8CC05548C, Communication Igor V. Kolesnichenko, P. Rogelio Escamilla, Jason A. Michael, Vincent M. Lynch, David A. Vanden Bout, Eric V. Anslyn We demonstrate that bisulfite can be used for reduction of a highly electrophilic anthraquinone derivative, N,N′-dimethyl-2,6-diaza-9,10-anthraquinonediium (DAAQ), and subsequent autoxidation generates an equivalent of hydrogen peroxide. 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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Post Hartree–Fock calculations of pnictogen–uranium bonding in EUF3 (E = N–Bi) ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C8CC05581E, Communication Benjamin E. Atkinson, Han-Shi Hu, Nikolas Kaltsoyannis CASSCF and CASPT2 calculations are reported on EUF3 (E = N, P, As, Sb, Bi), emphasising the influence of the size of the active space on the E–U bond. 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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Remarkably high catalyst efficiency of a disilaruthenacyclic complex for hydrosilane reduction of carbonyl compounds ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C8CC04780D, Communication Atsushi Tahara, Yusuke Sunada, Takashi Takeshita, Ryoko Inoue, Hideo Nagashima 0.001 mol% of Ru catalyst for the hydrosilylation of carbonyl compounds (TON: up to 100 000). 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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Benzylic C(sp3)–H bond sulfonylation of 4-methylphenols with the insertion of sulfur dioxide under photocatalysis ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C8CC06567E, Communication Xinxing Gong, Jiahao Chen, Lifang Lai, Jiang Cheng, Jiangtao Sun, Jie Wu Sulfonylation of the benzylic C–H bond is developed through a three-component reaction of aryldiazonium tetrafluoroborates, 4-methylphenols and sodium metabisulfite (Na2S2O5). The inorganic sulfite of sodium metabisulfite is used as the SO2 surrogate. 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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Enantio- and regioselective ene-reductions using F420H2-dependent enzymes ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C8CC04449J, Communication Sam Mathew, Milos Trajkovic, Hemant Kumar, Quoc-Thai Nguyen, Marco W. Fraaije A new class of bacterial reductases has been identified that can be used for enantio- and regioselective ene-reductions: F420-dependent reductases. 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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Enzyme-immobilized metal–organic framework nanosheets as tandem catalysts for the generation of nitric oxide ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C8CC05068F, Communication Pinghua Ling, Caihua Qian, Feng Gao, Jianping Lei An enzyme-immobilized metal–organic framework nanosystem was developed as a tandem catalyst for in situ generation of nitric oxide in serum samples. 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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Pt NPs immobilized on a N-doped graphene@Al2O3 hybrid support as robust catalysts for low temperature CO oxidation ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C8CC06259E, Communication Zhimin Jia, Fei Huang, Jiangyong Diao, Jiayun Zhang, Jia Wang, Dang Sheng Su, Hongyang Liu Platinum nanoparticles (Pt NPs) immobilized on a N-doped graphene@Al2O3 hybrid support (Al2O3@CNx) were synthesized and exhibit superior catalytic activity for low temperature CO oxidation, due to a strong metal–support interaction between Pt NPs and the N-doped. 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 rational design of RAD51-targeting prodrugs: platinumIV–artesunate conjugates with enhanced cytotoxicity against BRCA-proficient ovarian and breast cancer cells ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C8CC06576D, Communication Shuren Zhang, Hao Yuan, Yan Guo, Kun Wang, Xiaoyong Wang, Zijian Guo PtIV–Artesunate prodrugs target the homologous recombination protein RAD51 and exhibit higher cytotoxicity against BRCA-proficient ovarian and breast cancer cells than cisplatin. 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 facile route to 1H- and 2H-indazoles from readily accessible acyl hydrazides by exploiting a novel aryne-based molecular rearrangement ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C8CC06556J, Communication Open Access Open Access Creative Commons Licence  This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported Licence. André Shamsabadi, Vijay Chudasama A facile procedure for the conversion of readily accessible acyl hydrazides into 1H and 2H-indazoles via a novel aryne-based molecular rearrangement pathway. To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Nitrogen-free commercial carbon cloth with rich defects for electrocatalytic ammonia synthesis under ambient conditions ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C8CC06000B, Communication Wenyi Li, Tianxing Wu, Shengbo Zhang, Yanyan Liu, Cuijiao Zhao, Guoqiang Liu, Guozhong Wang, Haimin Zhang, Huijun Zhao The formation of rich defects in commercial carbon cloth after thermal treatment in air results in significantly enhanced electrocatalytic activity toward the N2 reduction reaction to synthesize NH3. To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Rhodium(III)-catalyzed C–H activation at the C4-position of indole: switchable hydroarylation and oxidative Heck-type reactions of maleimides ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C8CC06264A, Communication Mahadev Sharanappa Sherikar, Raja Kapanaiah, Veeranjaneyulu Lanke, Kandikere Ramaiah Prabhu A Rh(III)-catalyzed C–H activation of indole at the C4-position leading to novel and switchable functionalization has been reported by employing a weakly co-ordinating COCF3 group as a directing group. 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 skeletal double gyroid formed by single coaxial bundles of catechol based bolapolyphiles ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C8CC06956E, Communication Silvio Poppe, Changlong Chen, Feng Liu, Carsten Tschierske A new cubic phase is reported, formed by two networks of rod-bundles with one molecule length and containing discrete polar aggregates at the junctions. 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 semiquinone radical anion of 1,10-phenanthroline-5,6-dione: synthesis and rare earth coordination chemistry ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C8CC05591B, Communication Open Access Open Access Creative Commons Licence  This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported Licence. James Robert Hickson , Samuel J Horsewill , Jake McGuire, Claire Wilson, Stephen Sproules, Joy Farnaby Reduction of 1,10-phenanthroline-5,6-dione (pd) with CoCpR2 resulted in the first molecular compounds of the pd•– semi-quinone radical anion, [CoCpR2]+[pd]•– (R = H, (1); R= Me4, (2)). Furthermore compounds 1 and... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Electrochemical performances and reaction kinetics of an expanded linear ligand based MOF as a novel anode material for sodium-ion batteries ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C8CC06248J, Communication Yan Zhang, Shihui Yang, Xiaoya Chang, Huinan Guo, Yunwei Li, Mengying Wang, Weiqin Li, Lifang Jiao, Yijing Wang A metal-organic framework based on an expanded linear ligand is rationally designed and firstly evaluated as a novel anode material for sodium-ion batteries. It delivers a high specific capacity of... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Rhodium(III)-Catalysed Decarbonylative Annulation through C-H Activation: Expedient Access to Aminoisocoumarin by Weak Coordination ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C8CC07167E, Communication Sivakali Mayakrishnan, Y Arun, Uma Maheswari Narayanan, Paramasivan Thirumalai Perumal Rhodium-catalysed decarbonylative annulation of isatoic anhydrides with alkynes through C-H activation for the synthesis of aminoisocoumarins was developed. This enables the gram-scale transformation to iodoisocoumarin which is a vital building... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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A degradable fluorinated surfactant for emulsion polymerization of vinylidene fluoride ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C8CC05290E, Communication Sanjib Banerjee, Judith Smith, Yeshayahu Talmon, Hisao Hori, Takuma Asai, Bruno Ameduri An original degradable fluorinated surfactant, 3-hydroxy-2-(trifluoromethyl)propanoic acid (MAF-OH) was applied for the emulsion polymerization of vinylidene difluoride (VDF) to yield a latex of PVDF, consisted of typically 100 nm particle... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Correction: A combined stretching–tilting mechanism produces negative, zero and positive linear thermal expansion in a semi-flexible Cd(II)-MOF ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C8CC90410C, Correction Open Access Open Access Creative Commons Licence  This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported Licence. Prem Lama, Raj Kumar Das, Vincent J. Smith, Leonard J. Barbour 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: Determination of ferric ions using surface-enhanced Raman scattering based on desferrioxamine-functionalized silver nanoparticles ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C8CC90421A, Correction Open Access Open Access Creative Commons Licence  This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported Licence. Fei Yan, C. V. Gopal Reddy, Yam K. Shrestha, Charina L. Spurgeon, Apparao B. Kummarapurugu, Bernard M. Fischer, Tuan Vo-Dinh 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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Structure-based discovery of a specific TLR1-TLR2 small molecule agonist from ZINC drug library database ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C8CC06618C, Communication Z hi peng Chen, Xiaohong Cen, Junjie Yang, Xiaoshan Tang, Kai Cui, KUI CHENG We report herein the identification of the urea structure-like small molecules from structure-based virtual screening of 10.5 million compounds. Base on variety of HEK-Blue hTLRs reporter cells assay results, we... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Photosynthesis-inspired Bifunctional Energy-Harvesting Devices That Convert Light and Salinity Gradient into Electricity ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C8CC06076B, Communication Huihui Ren, Tianliang Xiao, Qianqian Zhang, Zhaoyue Liu Inspired by the bifunctional utilization of light energy and proton gradient in photosynthesis, we proposed conceptually an energy-harvesting device that was capable of converting the light and salinity gradient into... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Expedient stereospecific Co-catalyzed tandem C-N and C-O bond formation of N-methylanilines with styrene oxides ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C8CC06223D, Communication Tharmalingam Punniyamurthy, Vanaparthi Satheesh, Sundaravel Vivek Kumar Cobalt(II)-catalyzed stereospecific coupling of N-methylanilines with styrene oxides is developed via a tandem C-N and C-O bond formation using tert-butyl hydroperoxide (TBHP) as an oxidant. Optically active epoxide can be... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Titanium-based Photo-Fenton Bifunctional Catalyst of mp-MXene/TiO 2-x nanodots for Dramatic Enhancement of the Catalytic Efficiency in Advanced Oxidation Processes ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C8CC05866K, Communication Xiaomei Cheng, Lianhai Zu, Yue Jiang, Donglu Shi , Xiaoming Cai, Yonghong Ni, Sijie Lin, Yao Qin mp-MXene/TiO 2-x nanodots(NDs) structurally composed of microporous MXene monolayers embedded with Ti 3+ -doped TiO2 nanodots was developed for the first time.The drastically enhanced catalytic efficiency (as much as 13... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Reversible dispersion and precipitation of single-walled carbon nanotubes using a pH-responsive rigid surfactant ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C8CC05658G, Communication Zhaolan Zhai, Xinyan Yan, Ji Xu, Zhanqian Song, Shibin Shang, Xiaoping Rao A pH-responsive rigid surfactant derived from rosin was used to disperse and precipitate single-walled carbon nanotubes (SWNTs) in aqueous solution. The precipitated SWNTs could be re-dispersed by changing the pH... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Palladium(0)-Catalyzed C(sp3)-Si Bond Formation via Formal Carbene Insertion into Si-H Bond ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C8CC06768F, Communication Zhenxing Liu, Jingfeng Huo, Tianren Fu, Haocheng Tan, Fei Ye, Mohammad L. Hossain, Jianbo Wang Pd(0)-catalyzed formal carbene insertion into Si-H bonds have been achieved as an efficient method for C(sp3)-Si bond formation. The reaction, which uses readily available N-tosylhydrazones as the diazo precursors, is... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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A gold isocyanide complex with a pendant carboxy group: orthogonal molecular arrangements and hypsochromically shifted luminescent mechanochromism ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C8CC06490C, Communication Tomohiro Seki, Koh Kobayashi, Takaki Mashimo, Hajime Ito The epistatic double hydrogen bonds that arise from the presence of a pendant carboxy group in a gold isocyanide complex result in strong aurophilic interactions in a magenta-emitting polymorph. 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 recognition of a CWA simulant by metal–salen complexes: the first multi-topic approach ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C8CC06425C, Communication Roberta Puglisi, Andrea Pappalardo, Antonino Gulino, Giuseppe Trusso Sfrazzetto A new methodology to detect efficiently and selectively a CWA simulant using multi-topic receptors 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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Coupling FeSe2 with CoSe: an effective strategy to create stable and efficient electrocatalysts for water oxidation ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C8CC06628K, Communication Kailu Guo, Zehua Zou, Jing Du, Yongqing Zhao, Baofan Zhou, Cailing Xu A novel mutually beneficial CoSe/FeSe2 nanohybrid electrocatalyst was prepared by a simple one-step hydrothermal method, exhibiting enhanced OER performances. 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 properties of isoindigo and benzo[1,2-b:4,5-b′]bis[b]benzothiophene oligomers ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C8CC05608K, Communication Hailiang Liao, Chengyi Xiao, Mahesh Kumar Ravva, Yazhou Wang, Mark Little, Maud V. C. Jenart, Ada Onwubiko, Zhengke Li, Zhaohui Wang, Jean-Luc Brédas, Iain McCulloch, Wan Yue A series of thienoacene-isoindigo oligomers have been synthesized from novel BBBT bislactam. Their opto-electronic and device characteristics have been investigated. 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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Barium-catalyzed C–OH/P–H dehydrative cross-coupling for C–P bond construction ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C8CC06530F, Communication Xiangyang Wo, Peizhong Xie, Weishan Fu, Cuiqing Gao, Yanan Liu, Zuolian Sun, Teck-Peng Loh A barium-catalyzed C–OH/P–H dehydrative cross-coupling protocol for the construction of C–P bonds was developed in an environmentally benign manner. To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Phosphonium hydrogels for controlled release of ionic cargo ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C8CC05083J, Communication Tristan D. Harrison, Paul J. Ragogna, Elizabeth R. Gillies Hydrogels containing phosphonium cations were synthesized and demonstrated to electrostatically bind and release anionic drug molecules depending on their structures. 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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Cp*Co(III)-Catalyzed oxidative [5+2] annulation: regioselective synthesis of 2-aminobenzoxepines via C–H/O–H functionalization of 2-vinylphenols with ynamides ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C8CC06807K, Communication Xiang-Lei Han, Xu-Ge Liu, E Lin, Yunyun Chen, Zhuangzhong Chen, Honggen Wang, Qingjiang Li A Cp*Co(III)-catalyzed [5+2] C–H annulation reaction of 2-vinylphenols with ynamides toward the regioselective synthesis of 2-aminobenzoxepines has been 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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Transition-metal-free multinitrogenation of amides by C–C bond cleavage: a new approach to tetrazoles ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C8CC06324A, Communication Lian-Hua Li, Zhi-Jie Niu, Ying-Xiu Li, Yong-Min Liang A metal-free brand-new one-pot multinitrogenation of amides for the chemo-, regioselective synthesis of 1,5-disubstituted tetrazoles 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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Synthesis of nanosized SAPO-34 with the assistance of bifunctional amine and seeds ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C8CC05871G, Communication Pengfei Wu, Miao Yang, Lijing Sun, Shu Zeng, Shutao Xu, Peng Tian, Zhongmin Liu Nanosized SAPO-34 with improved MTO catalytic performance has been synthesized with the assistance of bifunctional amines. 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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Impact of the water-compatible periphery on the dynamic and structural properties of benzene-1,3,5-tricarboxamide based amphiphiles ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C8CC04818E, Communication Sandra M. C. Schoenmakers, Christianus M. A. Leenders, René P. M. Lafleur, Xianwen Lou, E. W. Meijer, Giovanni M. Pavan, Anja R. A. Palmans Similar morphologies but a different dynamic behaviour are revealed for supramolecular polymers in water differing in their water-compatible periphery. 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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Pyrazolone: a powerful synthon for asymmetric diverse derivatizations ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C8CC06196C, Feature Article Siyuan Liu, Xiaoze Bao, Baomin Wang This feature article reports recent advances in the asymmetric diverse derivatizations of the pyrazolone scaffold. 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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Aggregation-induced near-infrared emitting platinum(II) terpyridyl complex: cellular characterisation and lysosome-specific localisation ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C8CC06839A, Communication Jiatao Wu, Yaqiong Li, Chunyan Tan, Xin Wang, Youming Zhang, Jun Song, Junle Qu, Wai-Yeung Wong An aggregation-induced near-infrared emitting terpyridyl Pt(II) complex with excellent biocompatibility shows high specificity to lysosomes in HeLa 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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Surface enhanced Raman scattering (SERS) in the visible range on scalable aluminum-coated platforms ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, 54,10638-10641 DOI: 10.1039/C8CC04280B, Communication Open Access Open Access Creative Commons Licence  This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported Licence. Manuel Gómez, Shima Kadkhodazadeh, Massimo Lazzari Combining submicrometer-sized 3D structures with Al roughness for the development of sustainable SERS substrates. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Rational design of new cyclic analogues of the antimicrobial lipopeptide tridecaptin A1 ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, 54,10634-10637 DOI: 10.1039/C8CC05790G, Communication Open Access Open Access Creative Commons Licence  This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported Licence. Ross D. Ballantine, Yong-Xin Li, Pei-Yuan Qian, Stephen A. Cochrane Cyclization of tridecaptin A1 imparts stability to the D-peptidase TriF. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Construction of a targeted photodynamic nanotheranostic agent using upconversion nanoparticles coated with an ultrathin silica layer ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, 54,10618-10621 DOI: 10.1039/C8CC05121F, Communication Zihong Yue, Tongtong Hong, Xinyue Song, Zonghua Wang A photodynamic nanotheranostic agent prepared using UCNPs coated with an ultrathin silica layer was applied in living cells and tumor-bearing mice. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Steric effects determine the mechanisms of reactions between bis(N-heterocyclic carbene)-nickel(0) complexes and aryl halides ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, 54,10646-10649 DOI: 10.1039/C8CC06379F, Communication David J. Nelson, Feliu Maseras DFT studies show that [Ni(NHC)2] complexes with large ligands disfavour oxidative addition and instead react with aryl halides via halide abstraction. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Phase separation and selective guest–host binding in multi-component supramolecular self-assembly on Au(111) ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, 54,10570-10573 DOI: 10.1039/C8CC04491K, Communication Linghao Yan, Guowen Kuang, Nian Lin We find a phase separation and selective guest–host inclusion in the self-assembly of trimesic acid, benzenetribenzoic acid and coronene on Au(111). The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Revisiting complexation thermodynamics of transplutonium elements up to einsteinium ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, 54,10578-10581 DOI: 10.1039/C8CC05230A, Communication Morgan P. Kelley, Nathan P. Bessen, Jing Su, Matthew Urban, Sergey I. Sinkov, Gregg J. Lumetta, Enrique R. Batista, Ping Yang, Jenifer C. Shafer In contrast with previous literature, this report notes einsteium's chemistry is a continuation of the earlier actinide series. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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A C–C bonded 5,6-fused bicyclic energetic molecule: exploring an advanced energetic compound with improved performance ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, 54,10566-10569 DOI: 10.1039/C8CC05987J, Communication Yongxing Tang, Chunlin He, Gregory H. Imler, Damon A. Parrish, Jean’ne M. Shreeve A C–C bonded 5,6-fused bicyclic energetic molecule is presented and shows promising properties as a heat-resistant explosive candidate. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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An anthraquinone–enzyme–peptide hybrid as a photo-switchable enzyme ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, 54,10614-10617 DOI: 10.1039/C8CC06130K, Communication Shota Sotokawa, Takashi Kitamura, Daisuke Takahashi, Kazunobu Toshima The purpose-designed anthraquinone–horseradish peroxidase–cell penetrating peptide hybrid 1 exhibited cell permeability and enzymatic activity without photo-irradiation whereas significant self-degradation and loss of enzymatic activity occurred upon photo-irradiation in living cells. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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C(sp2)–H Trifluoromethylation of enamides using TMSCF3: access to trifluoromethylated isoindolinones, isoquinolinones, 2-pyridinones and other heterocycles ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, 54,10574-10577 DOI: 10.1039/C8CC04907F, Communication Vinayak Krishnamurti, Socrates B. Munoz, Xanath Ispizua-Rodriguez, Jeffrey Vickerman, Thomas Mathew, G. K. Surya Prakash A method for the direct C(sp2)–H trifluoromethylation of enamides, including biologically relevant isoindolinones, isoquinolinones and 2-pyridinones using TMSCF3 under oxidative conditions is presented. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Choline ionic liquid enhances the stability of Herceptin® (trastuzumab) ()
Chem. Commun., 2018, 54,10622-10625 DOI: 10.1039/C8CC06397D, Communication Mouhamad Reslan, Vijayaraghavan Ranganathan, Douglas R. Macfarlane, Veysel Kayser Choline dihydrogen phosphate (CDHP) suppresses trastuzumab unfolding and early-stage aggregation The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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