Chem. Commun.

What [plasma used for growing] diamond can shine like flame? ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C7CC05568D, Feature Article Michael N R Ashfold, Edward J.D. Mahoney, Sohail Mushtaq, Benjamin S Truscott, Yuri Mankelevich Diamond synthesis by chemical vapour deposition (CVD) from carbon-containing gas mixtures has by now long been an industrial reality, but commercial interest and investment into the technology has grown dramatically... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Catalytic Asymmetric Construction of Tetrahydroquinoline-Based Spirooxindole Framework via a Diastereo- and Enantioselective Decarboxylative [4+2] Cycloaddition ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C7CC05595A, Communication Guang-Jian Mei, Dan Li, Gui-Xiang Zhou, Qian Shi, Zheng Cao, Feng Shi A catalytic asymmetric decarboxylative [4+2] cycloaddition of vinyl benzoxazinanones with methyleneindolinones has been established, which provided a series of chiral tetrahydroquinoline-based 3,3'-spirooxindoles in high yields (up to 96%), excellent diastereo-... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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A Modular Trigger for the Development of Selective Superoxide Probes ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C7CC05405J, Communication Zuo Hang Yu, Clive Chung, Fung Kit Tang, Thomas Francis Brewer, Ho Yu Au-Yeung We report here a new bioinspired copper-based strategy of superoxide sensing and the development of a sensitive (>90-fold fluorescence turn-on) and selective superoxide probe for the imaging of variations in... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Aggregation-induced emission in precursors to porous molecular crystals ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C7CC03814C, Communication Zhenglin Zhang, Mohamed I. Hashim, Ognjen S. Miljanic Trigonal fluorinated pyrazoles assemble into porous molecular crystals and show solid-state fluorescence. However, in DMF/H2O mixed solvent system, the triazine-centered compound displays aggregation-induced emission, while its benzene-based counterpart does not. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Extra-high short-circuit current for bifacial solar cells in sunny and dark-light conditions ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C7CC04645F, Communication Jialong Duan, Yanyan Duan, Yuanyuan Zhao, Benlin He, Qunwei Tang We present here a symmetrically structured bifacial solar cell tailored by two fluorescent photoanodes and a platinum/titanium/platinum counter electrode, yielding extra-high short-circuit current densities as high as 28.59 mA cm-2... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Boosting Selective Oxidation of Cyclohexane over a Metal-Organic Framework by Hydrophobicity Engineering of Pore Walls ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C7CC06166H, Communication Luyan Li, Qihao Yang, Si Chen, Xudong Hou, Bo Liu, Junling Lu, Hai-Long Jiang A porphyrinic metal-organic framework (MOF), PCN-222(Fe), was found to exhibit sound activity and selectivity to cyclohexanone and cyclohexanol (known as KA oil) toward cyclohexane oxidation. Remarkably, the hydrophobic engineering of... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Strategic design of a ruthenium catalyst for both CO2 reduction and H2O oxidation: the electronic influence of the co-ligands ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C7CC06294J, Communication Biswanath Das, Lida Ezzedinloo, Mohan Bhadbhade, Martin Bucknall, Stephen Boyd Colbran A new ruthenium(II) complex capable of catalysing both CO2 reduction and water oxidation was designed and synthesised. The electro-catalytic efficiency and robustness of the complex together with the electronic effect... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Synthetic Route to Chiral Indolines via Cu(OAc)2-Catalyzed Ring-Opening/C(sp2)-H Activation of Activated Aziridines ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C7CC05513G, Communication Abhijit Mal, Gaurav Goswami, Imtiyaz Ahmad Wani, Manas K. Ghorai A simple strategy for the synthesis of highly functionalized indolines via Lewis acid catalyzed ring-opening of activated aziridines with various nucleophiles followed by Cu(OAc)2-mediated intramolecular C‒H amination in one-pot has... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Pt supraparticles with controllable DNA valences for programmed nanoassembly ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7CC03049E, Communication Gaoli Chen, Song Wang, Lei Song, Xiaojun Song, Zhaoxiang Deng Superstructured platinum particles with diameters of 10-73 nm are demonstrated for valence-controllable and high density DNA functionalizations toward DNA-programmed nanoassembly. 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 Ribosyl-ribosyl-adenosine-5',5'',5'''(triphosphate)―the Naturally Occurring Branched fragment of Poly ADP Ribose ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C7CC05755E, Communication Qiang Liu, Hans A.V. Kistemaker, Hermen Overkleeft, Gijsbert A van der Marel, Dmitri Viktorovitsj Filippov Poly-adenosine diphosphate ribose (PAR) is an important biopolymer which occurs as a post-translational modification of various proteins. PAR chains can be either linear or branched. In contrast to the linear... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Ring closing metathesis of unprotected peptides ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7CC04100D, Communication Ellen C. Gleeson, W. Roy Jackson, Andrea J. Robinson Bronsted acid masking of unprotected peptide sequences facilitates high yielding Ru-alkylidene catalysed RCM to cyclic dicarba peptidomimetics 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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Tuning Reductive Species Formation of Perylene-Bisimide Derivatives in DMF via Aggregation Matter ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C7CC05645A, Communication Rui Kang, Rong Miao, Yanyu Qi, Xingmao Chang, Congdi Shang, Li Wang, Yu Fang Host-guest interaction and chemical modification are found to be effective to tune the formation of reductive species of perylene-bisimide (PBI) derivatives in DMF. Moreover, some of the PBI derivatives as... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Reversible surface functionalisation of emulsion-templated porous polymers using dithiophenol maleimide functional macromolecules ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7CC03811A, Communication A. M. Eissa, P. Wilson, C. Chen, J. Collins, M. Walker, D. M. Haddleton, N. R. Cameron Reversible, easy-to-monitor approach to the surface functionalisation of thiol-acrylate polyHIPEs that can be utilised in a wide range of applications. To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Supramolecular core-glycoshell polythiophene nanodots for targeted imaging and photodynamic therapy ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7CC04525E, Communication Open Access Open Access Creative Commons Licence  This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported Licence. Hai-Hao Han, Chang-Zheng Wang, Yi Zang, Jia Li, Tony D. James, Xiao-Peng He We show that supramolecular core-glycoshell nanodots are capable of targeted imaging and photodynamic therapy of liver and triple-negative breast cancer 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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Tuning ethylene gas adsorption via metal node modulation: Cu-MOF-74 for a high ethylene deliverable capacity ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, 53,9376-9379 DOI: 10.1039/C7CC04160H, Communication Yijun Liao, Lin Zhang, Mitchell H. Weston, William Morris, Joseph T. Hupp, Omar K. Farha Co and Cu-MOF-74s are promising candidates for efficient ethylene abatement or storage and delivery, respectively. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Iodoarene-catalyzed oxidative transformations using molecular oxygen ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7CC05160C, Communication K. Miyamoto, J. Yamashita, S. Narita, Y. Sakai, K. Hirano, T. Saito, C. Wang, M. Ochiai, M. Uchiyama Molecular oxygen serves as an oxidant for the glycol scission of diols and the Hofmann rearrangement of amides using an iodoarene catalyst. To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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A new ferrocenyl bisphosphorus ligand for the asymmetric hydrogenation of [small alpha]-methylene-[gamma]-keto-carboxylic acids ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7CC04401A, Communication Caiyou Chen, Songwei Wen, Mingyu Geng, Shicheng Jin, Zhefan Zhang, Xiu-Qin Dong, Xumu Zhang A new chiral ferrocenyl bisphosphorus ligand t-Bu-Wudaphos exhibited excellent performance in the asymmetric hydrogenation of [small alpha]-methylene-[gamma]-keto-carboxylic acids (up to >99% conversion, >99% ee). 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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Functional nanonetwork-structured polymers and carbons with silver nanoparticle yolks for antibacterial application ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7CC04621A, Communication Yanhuan Lin, Kairong Xiong, Zhitao Lu, Shaohong Liu, Zhaojie Zhang, Yuheng Lu, Ruowen Fu, Dingcai Wu Functional nanonetwork-structured polymers and carbons with silver nanoparticle yolks were fabricated and demonstrated superior long-term antibacterial 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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Computationally-guided optimization of small-molecule inhibitors of the Aurora A kinase-TPX2 protein-protein interaction ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, 53,9372-9375 DOI: 10.1039/C7CC05379G, Communication Daniel J. Cole, Matej Janecek, Jamie E. Stokes, Maxim Rossmann, John C. Faver, Grahame J. McKenzie, Ashok R. Venkitaraman, Marko Hyvonen, David R. Spring, David J. Huggins, William L. Jorgensen Computational binding free energy predictions were validated against experiment and used to design new inhibitors of an important protein-protein interaction. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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One-pot borylation/Suzuki-Miyaura sp2-sp3 cross-coupling ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, 53,9364-9367 DOI: 10.1039/C7CC05037B, Communication Luke Whitaker, Hassan Y. Harb, Alexander P. Pulis One-pot borylation/Suzuki-Miyaura sp2-sp3 cross coupling allows efficient access to important diaryl methanes, allyl aryls and [small alpha]-arylated carbonyl compounds. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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A bis-corannulene based molecular tweezer with highly sensitive and selective complexation of C70 over C60 ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, 53,9336-9339 DOI: 10.1039/C7CC03519E, Communication Deng-Chen Yang, Meng Li, Chuan-Feng Chen A corannulene-based tweezer-like receptor was conveniently synthesized, which showed highly sensitive and selective complexation of C70 over C60. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Direct oxygen atom transfer versus electron transfer mechanisms in the phosphine oxidation by nonheme Mn(IV)-oxo complexes ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, 53,9352-9355 DOI: 10.1039/C7CC04035K, Communication Yong-Min Lee, Mi Yoo, Heejung Yoon, Xiao-Xi Li, Wonwoo Nam, Shunichi Fukuzumi Direct oxygen atom transfer from Mn(IV)-oxo to Ph3P occurs, exhibiting significant steric effects of the ortho-substitution of the phenyl group, whereas in the presence of HOTf, the mechanism is switched to electron transfer from Ph3P to Mn(IV)-oxo, exhibiting no steric effects. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Through-space Forster-type energy transfer in isostructural zirconium and hafnium-based metal-organic layers ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, 53,9356-9359 DOI: 10.1039/C7CC03464D, Communication Zi Wang, Yuxiu Liu, Zhiye Wang, Lingyun Cao, Yi Zhao, Cheng Wang, Wenbin Lin Identical energy transfer rates in isostructural Zr and Hf metal-organic layers revealed dominant through-space energy transfer over the through-bond one. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Electrochemical control of the switching process of photochromic dimethyldihydropyrene derivatives ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, 53,9360-9363 DOI: 10.1039/C7CC05223E, Communication A. Bakkar, F. Lafolet, M. Boggio-Pasqua, D. Jouvenot, E. Saint-Aman, S. Cobo The electrochemical control of the isomerization process of a photo switchable dimethyldihydropyrene (DHP) derivative has been investigated. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Increase of electrodeposited catalyst stability via plasma grown vertically oriented graphene nanoparticle movement restriction ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, 53,9340-9343 DOI: 10.1039/C7CC05828D, Communication Bart Vanrenterghem, Nejc Hodnik, Marjan Bele, Martin Sala, Giovanni Amelinckx, Sander Neukermans, Rok Zaplotnik, Gregor Primc, Miran Mozetic, Tom Breugelmans This work describes a general approach to prevent coalescence/agglomeration of metallic nanoparticles for the reductive cleavage of organic halides (RX). The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Na-CO batteries: devices to trap CO ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, 53,9312-9315 DOI: 10.1039/C7CC05084D, Communication Jianchao Sun, Yaran Zhao, Hao Yang, Chengcheng Chen, Jun Chen Metal-gas batteries that remove CO gases would provide enormous environmental benefits. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Superior sodium storage performance of reduced graphene oxide-supported Na3.12Fe2.44(P2O7)2/C nanocomposites ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, 53,9316-9319 DOI: 10.1039/C7CC01812F, Communication Hee Jo Song, Kyeong-Ho Kim, Jae-Chan Kim, Seong-Hyeon Hong, Dong-Wan Kim We prepared a rGO-supported Na3.12Fe2.44(P2O7)2/C nanocomposite showing superior rate capability and a long lifespan as a NIB cathode material. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Electrocatalytic water oxidation by Cu(II) ions in a neutral borate buffer solution ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, 53,9324-9327 DOI: 10.1039/C7CC04834C, Communication Hai-Hua Huang, Jia-Wei Wang, Pathik Sahoo, Di-Chang Zhong, Tong-Bu Lu Herein we report that a Cu(II) salt can efficiently catalyze water oxidation in a neutral borate buffer. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Efficient kinetic separation of propene and propane using two microporous metal organic frameworks ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, 53,9332-9335 DOI: 10.1039/C7CC03529B, Communication Junjie Peng, Hao Wang, David H. Olson, Zhong Li, Jing Li An excellent performance for the kinetic separation of propene and propane is realized in two microporous MOF analogues, namely Zn(ox)0.5(trz) and Zn(ox)0.5(atrz). The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Nucleophilic reactivity of copper(II)-alkylperoxo complexes ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, 53,9328-9331 DOI: 10.1039/C7CC03965D, Communication Bohee Kim, Donghyun Jeong, Jaeheung Cho Copper(II)-alkylperoxo adducts, [Cu(CHDAP)(OOR)]+ (CHDAP = N,N[prime or minute]-dicyclohexyl-2,11-diaza[3,3](2,6)pyridinophane; R = C(CH3)2Ph and tBu), perform aldehyde deformylation (i.e., nucleophilic reactivity) under the stoichiometric reaction conditions. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Alkali and alkaline earth metal ion binding by a foldamer capsule: selective recognition of magnesium hydrate ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, 53,9300-9303 DOI: 10.1039/C7CC05422J, Communication Pedro Mateus, Barbara Wicher, Yann Ferrand, Ivan Huc A foldamer capsule selectively recognizes some metal ions solely through second-sphere coordination. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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The recognition mechanism of triple-helical [small beta]-1,3-glucan by a [small beta]-1,3-glucanase ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, 53,9368-9371 DOI: 10.1039/C7CC03330C, Communication Zhen Qin, Dong Yang, Xin You, Yu Liu, Songqing Hu, Qiaojuan Yan, Shaoqing Yang, Zhengqiang Jiang [small beta]-1,3-Glucan is one of the most abundant polysaccharides in fungi. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Modulating the Phe-Phe dipeptide aggregation landscape via covalent attachment of an azobenzene photoswitch ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, 53,9348-9351 DOI: 10.1039/C7CC04106C, Communication Melby Johny, Kanchustambham Vijayalakshmi, Ankita Das, Palas Roy, Aseem Mishra, Jyotishman Dasgupta A covalently modified trans-H-(L)AzoPhe-Phe-OH dipeptide shows reversible photo-switching between its native fibril and vesicle aggregate morphology. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Copper-catalyzed silylation reactions of propargyl epoxides: easy access to 2,3-allenols and stereodefined alkenes ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, 53,9344-9347 DOI: 10.1039/C7CC04588C, Communication Xi-Hao Chang, Zheng-Li Liu, Yun-Cheng Luo, Chao Yang, Xiao-Wei Liu, Bing-Chao Da, Jie-Jun Li, Tanveer Ahmad, Teck-Peng Loh, Yun-He Xu Efficient silylation reactions of propargyl epoxides catalyzed by copper catalysts have been developed. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Self-assembly of colloidal molecules that respond to light and a magnetic field ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, 53,9296-9299 DOI: 10.1039/C7CC04594H, Communication Sven Sagebiel, Lucas Stricker, Sabrina Engel, Bart Jan Ravoo Janus particles with polymer caps self-assemble into dual responsive particle chains that can be manipulated with light and a magnetic field. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Catalyst-controlled site-selective asymmetric epoxidation of nerylamine and geranylamine derivatives ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, 53,9320-9323 DOI: 10.1039/C7CC04809B, Communication Tomoya Nobuta, Takeo Kawabata Novel catalysts for site- and enantioselective epoxidation of dienyl amine derivatives have been developed. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Slow magnetic relaxation in five-coordinate spin-crossover cobalt(II) complexes ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, 53,9304-9307 DOI: 10.1039/C7CC04785A, Communication Hui-Hui Cui, Jing Wang, Xue-Tai Chen, Zi-Ling Xue Slow magnetic relaxation originating from the low spin state Co(II) ions is firstly observed in five-coordinate spin-crossover Co(II) complexes. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Functionalization of any substrate using covalently modified large area CVD graphene ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, 53,9308-9311 DOI: 10.1039/C7CC03951D, Communication Felix Rosicke, Marc A. Gluba, Timur Shaykhutdinov, Guoguang Sun, Christoph Kratz, Jorg Rappich, Karsten Hinrichs, Norbert H. Nickel The transfer of p-(N-maleimido)phenyl functionalized graphene has been shown to be robust and lossless. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Rapid and Specific Luminescent Sensing of Cu(II) Ion with Porphyrinic Metal-Organic Framework ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C7CC04250G, Communication Linnan Li, Sensen Shen, Ruoyun Lin, Yu Bai, Huwei Liu We herein present a porphyrinic metal-organic framework (MOF) as a highly sensitive fluorescent probe targeting Cu(II) ion with a fast response. The well-isolated nature of porphyrin moieties within the framework... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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A cancer cell specific targeting nanocomplex for combination of mRNA-responsive photodynamic and chemo-therapy ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C7CC05295B, Communication Xiao-Long Zhang, Xionghong Tan, Da Zhang, Naishun Liao, Youshi Zheng, Aixian Zheng, Yongyi Zeng, Xiaolong Liu, Jingfeng Liu We have developed a cancer cell specific targeting nanocomplex which combines the photodynamic therapy with chemotherapy through precisely responding to the intracellular tumor-related mRNA. The combined treatment of these two... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Silver/Graphene oxide nanocomposite film as flexible SERS substrate for reliable quantitative analysis using high-speed spiral scanning spectrometry ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C7CC04161F, Communication Yejung Choi, Si Won Song, Wytse Hooch Antink, Hyung Min Kim, Yuanzhe Piao Excellent uniformity (~1.5 % RSD) in SERS signals were obtained from Ag/GO decorated adhesive tape on a simple in-house cylindrical scanning system. Calibration curve for quantitative analysis of CV shows... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Hydrogen-bonded rosettes comprising [small pi]-conjugated systems as building blocks for functional one-dimensional assemblies ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7CC04172A, Feature Article Bimalendu Adhikari, Xu Lin, Mitsuaki Yamauchi, Hayato Ouchi, Keisuke Aratsu, Shiki Yagai One-dimensional nanoassemblies obtained by the columnar stacking of hydrogen-bonded supermacrocycles (rosettes) comprising [small pi]-conjugated molecules. 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 highly luminescent entangled metal-organic framework based on pyridine-substituted tetraphenylethene for efficient pesticide detection ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C7CC05031C, Communication Chen-Lei Tao, Bin Chen, Xun-Gao Liu, Li-Jiao Zhou, Xiao-Li Zhu, Jun Cao, Zhi-Guo Gu, Zujin Zhao, Liang Shen, Ben Zhong Tang A novel pillared-layered entangled luminescent metal-organic framework [Zn2(bpdc)2(BPyTPE)] (1) (BPyTPE = (E)-1,2-diphenyl-1,2-bis(4-(pyridin-4-yl)phenyl)ethene) has been designed and constructed. The solvent-free 1 exhibits strong blue-green emission with an excellent fluorescence quantum yield... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Correction: Using anion recognition to control the folding and unfolding of a single chain phosphorescent polymer ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7CC90322G, Correction Open Access Open Access Creative Commons Licence  This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported Licence. Xiaofan Ji, Chenxing Guo, Xian-Sheng Ke, Xiaodong Chi, Matthew D. Moore, Jonathan L. Sessler 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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Spatial differentiation of Bronsted acid sites by probe molecule in zeolite USY using synchrotron X-ray powder diffraction ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7CC03524A, Communication Lin Ye, Ivo Teixeira, Benedict T. W. Lo, Pu Zhao, S. C. Edman Tsang A direct correlation of extra-framework Al3+ in a sodalite cage (HY) with the enhanced Bronsted acid site evaluated by synchrotron X-ray powder diffraction, Rietveld refinement and the use of a pyridine probe molecule. 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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Consecutive reduction, radical-cyclization, and oxidative-dehydrogenation reaction of ortho-substituted diboryl compounds ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7CC05689C, Communication Lirong Yu, Yanglizhi Li, Xi Wang, Xingyong Wang, Panpan Zhou, Shangda Jiang, Xiaobo Pan An elegant synthetic route to a ladder-type di-borate compound 2a was reported based on the reduction, radical-cyclization, and oxidative-dehydrogenation reaction of 1. 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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Enhancing the solubility and bioactivity of anticancer drug tamoxifen by water-soluble pillar[6]arene-based host-guest complexation ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7CC05305C, Communication Liqing Shangguan, Qi Chen, Bingbing Shi, Feihe Huang A water-soluble pillar[6]arene functions as a solubilizing agent to enhance the solubility and bioactivity of poorly water-soluble anticancer drug tamoxifen. 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 well-defined MoS2 nanoribbons on a large scale ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7CC04647B, Communication Ruifeng Qi, Shanling Wang, Minxiang Wang, Wentao Liu, Zhihui Yan, Xiaofeng Bi, Qingsong Huang Massive MoS2 nanoribbons can be derived from templates, exhibiting well-defined topology and dominated zigzag edge chirality. 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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Controllable access to multi-substituted imidazoles via palladium(II)-catalyzed C-C coupling and C-N condensation cascade reactions ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7CC05315K, Communication Haihua Yu, Li Xiao, Xicheng Yang, Liming Shao A novel and efficient protocol for the controllable synthesis of various di-, tri- and tetra-substituted imidazoles via cascade palladium catalyzed C-C coupling followed by intramolecular C-N bond formation was 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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Supported nickel-rhenium catalysts for selective hydrogenation of methyl esters to alcohols ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7CC04759B, Communication Open Access Open Access Creative Commons Licence  This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported Licence. Kaituo Liu, James Pritchard, Li Lu, Robbert van Putten, M. W. G. M. (Tiny) Verhoeven, Mike Schmitkamp, Xiaoming Huang, Laurent Lefort, Christopher J. Kiely, Emiel J. M. Hensen, Evgeny A. Pidko TiO2-Supported bimetallic Ni-Re catalysts efficiently promote the hydrogenation of acids and esters to alcohols 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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Solvent basicity promotes the hydride-mediated electron transfer doping of carbon nanotubes ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7CC04295G, Communication Yoshiyuki Nonoguchi, Shunsuke Sudo, Atsushi Tani, Tomoko Murayama, Yuriko Nishiyama, Ryoko M. Uda, Tsuyoshi Kawai Donor solvents accelerate the hydride-mediated n-type doping of carbon nanotubes. 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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Visible-light-enhanced power generation in microbial fuel cells coupling with 3D nitrogen-doped graphene ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7CC04666A, Communication Dan Guo, Rong-Bin Song, Hao-Hua Shao, Jian-Rong Zhang, Jun-Jie Zhu A high performance visible-light-assisted MFC was successfully fabricated based on the synergistic effect between a novel 3D NG-SS anode and a visible-light responsive CuS photocathode. 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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Chiral cobalt(II) complex catalyzed Friedel-Crafts aromatization for the synthesis of axially chiral biaryldiols ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7CC05266A, Communication Chaoran Xu, Haifeng Zheng, Bowen Hu, Xiaohua Liu, Lili Lin, Xiaoming Feng An efficient Lewis-acid-catalyzed asymmetric Friedel-Crafts aromatization between p-benzoquinone derivatives and 2-naphthols has been developed by using a chiral cobalt(II) complex of N,N[prime or minute]-dioxide. To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Self-organization of amino-acid-derived NDI assemblies into a nanofibrillar superstructure with humidity sensitive n-type semiconducting properties ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7CC04822J, Communication Marco A. Squillaci, Grzegorz Markiewicz, Anna Walczak, Artur Ciesielski, Artur R. Stefankiewicz, Paolo Samori The hierarchical self-assembly of L-tyrosine substituted naphthalenediimide has been explored in solution by NMR spectroscopy and in the solid-state by atomic force microscopy. 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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Naphthol synthesis: annulation of nitrones with alkynes via rhodium(III)-catalyzed C-H activation ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7CC05000C, Communication Qiang Wang, Youwei Xu, Xifa Yang, Yunyun Li, Xingwei Li An efficient and redox-neutral naphthol synthesis has been realized via rhodium(III) catalyzed C-H activation of [small alpha]-carbonyl nitrones and annulation with alkynes, where the nitrone group functioned as a traceless 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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Enhanced selectivity of methane production for photocatalytic reduction by the piezoelectric effect ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7CC05112C, Communication Kaiqiang Wang, Zhibin Fang, Xueyan Huang, Wenhui Feng, Yaozhu Wang, Bo Wang, Ping Liu Under simultaneous full arc light and ultrasonic irradiation, photo-generated electrons are brought together by piezoelectric potential, and thus dense electrons induce the reduction of carbon dioxide on the surface of piezoelectric semiconductors, resulting in an improved selectivity of methane production to a greater degree. 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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Cyanide vs. azide "magnetic arm wrestling": MnII-NbIV and MnII-MoIV magnetic coordination polymers with mixed bridging ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7CC05319C, Communication Gabriela Handzlik, Marcin Koziel, Anna Olejniczak, Barbara Sieklucka, Dawid Pinkowicz The magnetic coupling abilities of cyanide and azide are put to the test within an unprecedented cyanide-azide bimetallic coordination polymer. The resulting non-trivial magnetic behavior suggests a non-collinear magnetic structure arising from the competing antiferromagnetic interactions through the cyanide and azide. 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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Highly stable and efficient Pd6(SR)12 cluster catalysts for the hydrogen and oxygen evolution reactions ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7CC04787H, Communication Xiaohui Gao, Wei Chen Atomically precise Pd6(SC12H26)12 sub-nanometre sized clusters are synthesized and they show high electrocatalytic activities for the hydrogen and oxygen evolution reactions. To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Effect of ligand structure on the size control of mono- and bi-thiolate-protected silver nanoclusters ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7CC04942K, Communication Kaiyuan Zheng, Xun Yuan, Jianping Xie Three types of thiolate ligand have been employed to examine the effect of ligand structure on the size of mono- and bi-thiolate-protected silver nanoclusters. 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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Visible light-induced cyclization reactions for the synthesis of 1,2,4-triazolines and 1,2,4-triazoles ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7CC04911K, Communication Hongyu Wang, Yanfei Ren, Kaiye Wang, Yunquan Man, Yanan Xiang, Na Li, Bo Tang 1,2,4-Triazolines and 1,2,4-triazoles can be synthesized under visible light in one step without additional operations, which can be also scaled up to a gram-level. 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-Tc superconducting phases in organic molecular intercalated iron selenides: synthesis and crystal structures ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7CC05242A, Communication Shifeng Jin, Xiao Fan, Xiaozhi Wu, Ruijin Sun, Hui Wu, Qingzhen Huang, Chenlong Shi, Xuekui Xi, Zhilin Li, Xiaolong Chen Phase pure hybrid iron-based superconductors with various structural types can be obtained by sonochemical insertion of organic molecules into FeSe-layers. To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Tuning photochemical properties of phosphorus(V) porphyrins photosensitizers ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C7CC06052A, Communication Ivan Nikolaevich Meshkov, Veronique Bulach, Yulia G. Gorbunova, Fedor Gostev, Victor Nadtochenko, Aslan Yu Tsivadze, Mir Wais Hosseini Photosensitizing and emission properties of P(V) porphyrins were studied. The nature of the axial ligands, occupying the apical position on P centre adopting an octahedral coordination geometry, strongly influences singlet... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Sisters together: Co-sensitization of near-infrared emission of ytterbium (III) by BODIPY and porphyrin dyes ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C7CC05437H, Communication Hongshan He, James D Bosonetta, Kraig A Wheeler, P. Stanley May A ytterbium (III) acetate complex with a BODIPY and a porphyrin as co-sensitizers emits strongly at 978 nm over a broader excitation window between 450 - 560 nm. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Activation of C-H bonds by rare-earth metallocene-butyl complexes ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C7CC05597H, Communication Richard Layfield, Benjamin M. Morgan Day, Fu-Sheng Guo, Thomas Pugh, Richard Grindell The stable metallocene-butyl complexes [(CpMe)2M(nBu)]2 (M = Y, Dy) were synthesized and their reactivity towards to ferrocene and bulky N-heterocyclic carbenes investigated. Selective mono-deprotonation of ferrocene and a benzylic methyl... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Unusual reactivity of rhodium carbenes with allenes: an efficient asymmetric synthesis of methylenetetrahydropyran scaffolds ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C7CC04803C, Communication Oscar Torres, Miquel Sola, Anna Roglans, Anna Pla Quintana RhI/(S)-BINAP catalytic system is able to promote carbene alkyne metathesis and cascade this elemental step with an stereoselective reaction with allenes. An unusual carbene/allene reactivity is discovered that, through a... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Discovery of synthetic small molecules that enhance the number of stomata: C-H functionalization chemistry for plant biology ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7CC04526C, Communication Asraa Ziadi, Naoyuki Uchida, Hiroe Kato, Rina Hisamatsu, Ayato Sato, Shinya Hagihara, Kenichiro Itami, Keiko U. Torii The first-in-class synthetic small molecules enhancing the number of stomata in Arabidopsis thaliana have been discovered. To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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pH-Sensitive metal-free carbon monoxide prodrugs with tunable and predictable release rates ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7CC04866A, Communication Xingyue Ji, Ladie Kimberly C. De La Cruz, Zhixiang Pan, Vayou Chittavong, Binghe Wang Carbon monoxide prodrugs with triggered release profiles are highly desirable for targeted CO delivery to minimize their untoward side-effects. To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Metal-free Redox Active Deep Eutectic Solvents ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C7CC04837H, Communication John C Goeltz, Levi N. Matsushima Metal-free deep eutectic solvents composed of hydrogen bond donors and viologen-based ammonium salts exhibit reversible electrochemistry with viologen concentrations of 4.2 M and freezing points near room temperature. Spectroelectrochemistry and... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Selective photothermal inactivation of cells labeled with near-infrared croconaine dye ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C7CC05196D, Communication Kara Harmatys, Paul Battles, Evan M Peck, Graeme T Spence, Felicia Roland, BD Smith Photothermal inactivation of cells caused by laser heating of a near-infrared croconaine dye is more effective when the dye is located inside the cell. The cell inactivation is spatially confined... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Change in the structure and function of lectin by photodissociation of NO ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C7CC04795A, Communication Takeshi Kurota, Ippei Sato, Kunisato Kuroi, Hirotsugu Hiramatsu, Takakazu Nakabayashi We have shown here that the structure and sugar-binding activity of lectin can be changed by photodissociation of NO. Intramolecular S-S bonds are photogenerated from SNO in the protein, which... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Methylthionated benzo[1,2-b:4,5-b[prime or minute]]dithiophenes: a model study to control packing structures and molecular orientation in thienoacene-based organic semiconductors ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7CC04998F, Communication Chengyuan Wang, Hiroshi Nakamura, Hiroyoshi Sugino, Kazuo Takimiya Methylthionation on BDT is developed as a promising functionalization strategy to selectively tune the packing structure, molecular orientation and therefore, the semiconducting properties. 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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From aqueous speciation to supramolecular assembly in alkaline earth-uranyl polyoxometalates ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7CC05357F, Communication Clement Falaise, Sarah M. Hickam, Peter C. Burns, May Nyman Macrocation and macroanion Sr-uranyl hybrid capsules self-assemble into an ionic lattice, presenting the fourth largest inorganic unit cell 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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Biotin-tagged platinum(IV) complexes as targeted cytostatic agents against breast cancer cells ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C7CC05311H, Communication Nafees Muhammad, Nasreen Sadia, Chengcheng Zhu, Cheng Luo, Zijian Guo, Xiaoyong Wang A biotin-guided platinumIV complex is highly cytotoxic against breast cancer cells but hypotoxic against mammary epithelial cells. The mono-biotinylated PtIV complex is superior to the di-biotinylated one and hence a... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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A highly efficient 2D exfoliated metal dichalcogenide for on-farm rapid monitoring of non-esterified fatty acid ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C7CC04894G, Communication Satish K Tuteja, Suresh Neethirajan Herein, we report on the development of electrochemically active liquid exfoliated 2D MoS2 nanosheets based biointerface for on-farm monitoring of non-esterified fatty acid (NEFA) biomarker. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Defined tetranuclear coinage metal chains ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7CC04705C, Communication Christoph Kaub, Sergei Lebedkin, Sebastian Bestgen, Ralf Koppe, Manfred M. Kappes, Peter W. Roesky Heterodimetallic gold/copper and gold/silver complexes were synthesized, and feature an unprecedented V-shape or linear MAu2M (M = Cu, Ag) setup in the solid state. Photoluminescence properties of the complexes strongly depend on the metal. To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Self-assembly of M7L2 metal-organic nanocapsules using mixed macrocycles ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7CC06099H, Communication Chen Zhang, Kanishka Sikligar, Rahul S. Patil, Charles L. Barnes, Simon J. Teat, Jerry L. Atwood The solvothermal synthesis of two M7L2 metal-organic nanocapsules from C-alkyl pyrogallol[3]resorcin[1]arene 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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Solvent-controlled selective synthesis of biphenols and quinones via oxidative coupling of phenols ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7CC04829G, Communication Nagnath Yadav More, Masilamani Jeganmohan A regioselective synthesis of unsymmetrical and symmetrical biphenols and binaphthols via oxidative coupling of phenols or naphthols in the presence of K2S2O8 in CF3COOH under ambient conditions is described. To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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In situ generation of electrochemiluminescent DNA nanoflowers as a signal tag for mucin 1 detection based on a strategy of target and mimic target synchronous cycling amplification ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7CC04747A, Communication Sheng-Kai Li, An-Yi Chen, Xiao-Xue Niu, Zhi-Ting Liu, Min Du, Ya-Qin Chai, Ruo Yuan, Ying Zhuo In situ generation of a novel signal tag of ECL DNA NFs for ultrasensitive MUC1 detection. 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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Spectroscopic characterization of (diiodomethyl)zinc iodide: application to the stereoselective synthesis and functionalization of iodocyclopropanes ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7CC04348A, Communication Emmanuelle M. D. Allouche, Sylvain Taillemaud, Andre B. Charette Herein are described more efficient methodologies for the synthesis of highly substituted cyclopropanes as well as the first characterization of a diiodomethylzinc carbenoid. 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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Template-assisted photodimerization of N-unprotected uracil derivatives: selective formation of the cis-syn photodimer ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7CC05353C, Communication N. M. Weckenmann, C. Maichle-Mossmer, B. J. Nachtsheim A UV light-induced photodimerization of 5-[(imidazol-1-yl)methyl]uracil using glutamate- and aspartate-derived cyclic dipeptides (2,5-diketopiperazines - DKPs) as templates was 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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2,2-Diiododimedone: a mild electrophilic iodinating agent for the selective synthesis of [small alpha]-iodoketones from allylic alcohols ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7CC04823H, Communication Samuel Martinez-Erro, Antonio Bermejo Gomez, Ana Vazquez-Romero, Elis Erbing, Belen Martin-Matute In combination with an iridium catalyst, a new electrophilic iodinating agent enables the synthesis of [small alpha]-iodocarbonyls from allylic alcohols. 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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Benzotrifuran (BTFuran): a building block for [small pi]-conjugated systems ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7CC04505K, Communication Renan B. Ferreira, Jose M. Figueroa, Danielle E. Fagnani, Khalil A. Abboud, Ronald K. Castellano Reported here is the first synthesis, X-ray crystal structure, and derivatization of C3h-symmetric benzotrifuran (BTFuran), oxygen analog of the widely exploited benzotrithiophene. 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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Competitive affinity-based proteome profiling and imaging to reveal potential cellular targets of betulinic acid ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7CC04190J, Communication Haijun Guo, Jiaqian Xu, Piliang Hao, Ke Ding, Zhengqiu Li Affinity-based proteome profiling (AfBP) coupled with bioimaging to uncover cellular targets of betulinic acid. 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 RSC Faraday prize lecture of 1989 on platinum ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, 53,9185-9197 DOI: 10.1039/C7CC90240A, Feature Article John Meurig Thomas This article outlines many of Michael Faraday's views on, and experiments with, platinum. It also describes the continuing importance and utilization of platinum, both as perceived in 1989 and from present perspectives. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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The extraordinary impact of Michael Faraday on chemistry and related subjects ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, 53,9179-9184 DOI: 10.1039/C7CC90239E, Editorial John Meurig Thomas To mark the sesquicentenary of his passing, this editorial, by one of Michael Faraday's distant successors as Director and Fullerian Professor at the RI, focuses on Faraday's output and influence as a scientist. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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A new strategy for effective distance regulation of the surface plasmon assisted coupling reaction of p-nitrothiophenol to p,p[prime or minute]-dimercaptoazobenzene ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7CC04780K, Communication Lixin Xia, Caiqing Ma, Jing Wang, Shiwei Wu, Yu Liu, Qian Zhang, Peng Song Plasmon assisted reactions on a metal surface occur through a different mechanism compared to traditional reaction 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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Orthogonal switching of self-sorting processes in a stimuli-responsive library of cucurbit[8]uril complexes ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7CC05469F, Communication Stefan Schoder, Christoph A. Schalley The self-sorting processes in dynamic libraries of cucurbit[8]uril complexes can be switched orthogonally by pH and redox stimuli. 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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Molecular co-assembly as a strategy for synergistic improvement of the mechanical properties of hydrogels ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7CC04187J, Communication Michal Halperin-Sternfeld, Moumita Ghosh, Rina Sevostianov, Irena Grigoriants, Lihi Adler-Abramovich We have applied a co-assembly approach to synergistically modulate the mechanical properties of peptide hydrogels, thereby forming extremely stable and rigid hydrogels. To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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The role of the capping bond effect on pyclen natY3+/90Y3+ chelates: full control of the regiospecific N-functionalization makes the difference ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7CC05088G, Communication Mariane Le Fur, Maryline Beyler, Eniko Molnar, Olivier Fougere, David Esteban-Gomez, Gyula Tircso, Carlos Platas-Iglesias, Nicolas Lepareur, Olivier Rousseaux, Raphael Tripier A dissymmetric pyclen based ligand shows astonishing natY3+ and 90Y3+ complexation properties. 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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Dissecting the chloride-nitrate anion transport assay ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, 53,9230-9233 DOI: 10.1039/C7CC04912A, Communication Open Access Open Access Creative Commons Licence  This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported Licence. Yufeng Yang, Xin Wu, Nathalie Busschaert, Hiroyuki Furuta, Philip A. Gale The chloride/nitrate selectivity of anion transporters in both binding and membrane transport is examined revealing the limitations of chloride-nitrate anion exchange assay. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Desorption dynamics of CO2 from formate decomposition on Cu(111) ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, 53,9222-9225 DOI: 10.1039/C7CC03707D, Communication Fahdzi Muttaqien, Hiroyuki Oshima, Yuji Hamamoto, Kouji Inagaki, Ikutaro Hamada, Yoshitada Morikawa Based on the ab initio molecular dynamics simulations on formate decomposition into CO2 and adsorbed H on Cu(111), we suggest that excitation of CO2 bending mode can enhance formate synthesis. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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A monomeric bowl-like pyrogallol[4]arene Ti12 coordination complex ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7CC05362B, Communication Kongzhao Su, Mingyan Wu, Yanxi Tan, Wenjing Wang, Daqiang Yuan, Maochun Hong The first pyrogallol[4]arene-based bowel-like Ti12 coordination complex has been successfully synthesized and shows high degradation activity in solar-driven degradation of dye (methylene blue). 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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Construction of a superior visible-light-driven photocatalyst based on a C3N4 active centre-photoelectron shift platform-electron withdrawing unit triadic structure covalent organic framework ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7CC04515H, Communication Sijing He, Qinfeng Rong, Hongyun Niu, Yaqi Cai Through ingenious design of the molecular structure, we constructed a novel covalent organic framework as a visible-light photocatalyst with superior activity. To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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An atypical interaction explains the high-affinity of a non-hydrolyzable S-linked 1,6-[small alpha]-mannanase inhibitor ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, 53,9238-9241 DOI: 10.1039/C7CC04977C, Communication Tyson Belz, Yi Jin, Joan Coines, Carme Rovira, Gideon J. Davies, Spencer J. Williams The non-hydrolyzable S-linked azasugar 1,6-[small alpha]-mannobiosylthioisofagomine effects potent inhibition of Bacillus circulans family 76 endo-1,6-[small alpha]-mannanase through an atypical interaction involving the acid/base residue of the enzyme. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Aligned cobalt-based Co@CoOx nanostructures for efficient electrocatalytic water oxidation ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, 53,9277-9280 DOI: 10.1039/C7CC04609J, Communication Jing Qi, Wei Zhang, Rui Cao Aligned cobalt metal nanoparticles were prepared from the pyrolysis of cobalt oxalate nanoplate precursors for efficient electrocatalytic water oxidation. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Albumin removal from human serum using surface nanopockets on silica-coated magnetic nanoparticles ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, 53,9254-9257 DOI: 10.1039/C7CC03412A, Communication Snehasis Bhakta, Chandra K. Dixit, Itti Bist, John Macharia, Min Shen, Karteek Kadimisetty, Junkai He, Biswanath Dutta, Steven L. Suib, James F. Rusling Polymerized films synthesized on magnetic nanoparticles (NP) using amino acid-like monomers yielded reusable NPs that efficiently remove HSA from serum. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Iridium-catalysed hydrosilylation of cyclopropanes via regioselective carbon-carbon bond cleavage ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, 53,9281-9284 DOI: 10.1039/C7CC04296E, Communication Masahito Murai, Atsushi Nishiyama, Naoki Nishinaka, Haruka Morita, Kazuhiko Takai Catalytic and regioselective hydrosilylation of electronically unactivated cyclopropanes via the selective cleavage of proximal carbon-carbon bonds was developed. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Triplet state CPL active helicene-dithiolene platinum bipyridine complexes ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, 53,9210-9213 DOI: 10.1039/C7CC05198K, Communication Thomas Biet, Thomas Cauchy, Qinchao Sun, Jie Ding, Andreas Hauser, Patric Oulevey, Thomas Burgi, Denis Jacquemin, Nicolas Vanthuyne, Jeanne Crassous, Narcis Avarvari The first chiral platinum dithiolene 2,2[prime or minute]-bipyridine complexes containing enantiopure [6]helicene-dithiolate ligands show CPL activity. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Moisture resistant and biofriendly CD-MOF nanoparticles obtained via cholesterol shielding ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, 53,9246-9249 DOI: 10.1039/C7CC03471G, Communication Vikramjeet Singh, Tao Guo, Haitong Xu, Li Wu, Jingkai Gu, Chuanbin Wu, Ruxandra Gref, Jiwen Zhang A facile and one step-method was developed to enhance the water stability of CD-MOF nanoparticles through surface modification with cholesterol. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Reversible photoreduction of Cu(II)-coumarin metal-organic polyhedra ()
Chem. Commun., 2017, 53,9250-9253 DOI: 10.1039/C7CC04799A, Communication Jaeyeon Bae, Kangkyun Baek, Daqiang Yuan, Wooram Kim, Kimoon Kim, Hong-Cai Zhou, Jinhee Park Controlled reduction of Cu2+ to Cu+/Cu0 can be achieved by judicious ligand design in optically responsive metal-organic polyhedra systems. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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