Chem. Commun.



Direct Bromocarboxylation of Arynes Using Allyl Bromides and Carbon Dioxide ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC05495B, Communication Huanfeng Jiang, Yu Zhang, Wenfang Xiong, Jinhe Cen, Wuxin Yan, Yaodan Wu, Chaorong Qi, Wanqing Wu An unprecedented three-component coupling involving arynes, allyl bromides, and CO2 is described, providing efficient and facile access to structurally diverse ortho-brominated aryl esters. Unlike conventional role played in organic synthesis... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Stereochemical effects on the mechanochemical scission of furan-maleimide Diels-Alder adducts ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC06361G, Communication Stephen L Craig, Zi Wang Clarifying the correlation between the chemical structure of mechanophores and their mechanical reactivity informs the design of mechanochemical systems. One specific correlation that has received much recent attention is that... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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A formal (5+1) annulation reaction from heterodimerization of two different isocyanides: stereoselective synthesis of 2H-benzo[b][1,4]oxazin-2-one ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC06678K, Communication Jian Li, Shikuan Su, Jie Hu, Yongmei Cui, Chongrong Tang, Yali Chen A novel (5+1) annulation reaction of functionalized 2-isocyanophenyloxyacrylate and aromatic, aliphatic isocyanides has been disclosed. This domino reaction involves the unusual heterodimerization of two different isocyanides and allows for a... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Isolable diboryl radicals acting as highly efficient reaction intermediates under mild conditions ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC06514H, Communication Rui Feng, Wenbang Yang, Wenqing Wang, Yue Zhao, Gengwen Tan, Li Zhang, Xinping Wang Activation of the B–B bond in diborane B2(OR)4 with dimesitylpyridylboranes 1 and 2 afforded the stable diboryl radicals 3 and 4 in moderate yields, respectively, which were studied by single... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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A bioinspired, photostable UV-filter that protects mammalian cells against UV-induced cellular damage ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC06323D, Communication Camille A. Martin, Mahboobeh Rezaeeyazdi, Thibault Colombani, Sean R. Dinneen, Amrita Kumar, Sidi A. Bencherif, Leila F. Deravi We demonstrate the application of xanthommatin (Xa), a biochrome present in arthropods and cephalopods, as an alternative chemical UV-filter that is cytocompatible while maintaining photostability and photoprotective 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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A three dimensional hydrogen bonded organic framework assembled through antielectrostatic hydrogen bonds ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC06707H, Communication Duncan A. Cullen, Michael G. Gardiner, Nicholas G. White A 3D hydrogen bonded organic framework was assembled in water from tetraamidinium cations and antielectrostatically hydrogen bonded bicarbonate dimers. 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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Total synthesis of verucopeptin, an inhibitor of hypoxia-inducible factor 1 (HIF-1) ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC06169J, Communication Nobuaki Takahashi, Hideaki Hayashi, Viktors Poznaks, Hideaki Kakeya The first total synthesis of vercopeptin (1), an inhibitor of hypoxia-inducible factor 1 (HIF-1), was achieved via condensation of the depsipeptide core and the polyketide side chain unit. 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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Photoswitchable Phthalocyanine-Assembled Nanoparticles for Controlled “Double-Lock” Photodynamic Therapy ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC03960K, Communication Hongbo Cheng, Xingshu Li, Nahyun Kwon, yanyan fang, Gain Baek, Juyoung Yoon In the current study, the new nanoparticle platform, NanoAzoPcS, is created by co-assembly of phthalocyanine and azobenzene amphiphiles, which can be used to gain precise control of PDT simply by... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Yttrium Dialkyl Supported by a Silaamidinate Ligand: Synthesis, Structure and Catalysis on Cyclotrimerization of Isocyanates ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC06282C, Communication Deshuai Liu, Dahai Zhou, Hao Yang, Jianfeng Li, Chunming Cui A sterically demanding silaamidine (ArN=Si(L)NHAr) ligand was synthesized and employed for the prepration of a yttrium dialkyl complex, which catalytically enabled cyclotrimerization of isocyanate with high activity and excellent functional... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Surface functionalization of polyoxovanadium clusters: Generation of highly soluble charge carriers for nonaqueous energy storage ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC05380H, Communication Lauren E VanGelder, Harry D Pratt III, Travis M. Anderson, Ellen Matson Here, we demonstrate the effects of surface functionalization on a tunable series of nano-sized electron shuttles toward improving their function in nonaqueous energy storage. The synthesis of a series of... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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A tetraphenylethylene-based covalent organic polymer for highly selective and sensitive detection of Fe3+ and as white light emitting diode† ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC06337D, Communication Han Zhang, Jie Zhou, Guogang Shan, Guangfu Li, Chun-Yi Sun, Dongxu Cui, Xinlong Wang, Zhong-Min Su A newly prepared tetraphenylethylene-based (TPE-based) covalent organic polymer (COP) named COP-1 exhibites high selectivity of Fe3+ sensor and limit of detection (LOD) of the Fe3+ is 0.42 µM, which is... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Visible Light Promoted Fluoroalkylation of Alkenes and Alkynes Using 2-Bromophenol as a Catalyst ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC06587C, Communication Erlin Zhu, Xiao-Xiao Liu, An-Jun Wang, Ting Mao, Liang zhao, Xingang Zhang, Chun-Yang He We report a new protocol for the fluoroalkylation of alkenes and alkynes by using 2-bromophenol as a catalyst. This reaction can be tailored for different reaction modes by altering the... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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A gold(I)-catalysed three-component reaction via trapping oxonium ylides with allenamides ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC06599G, Communication Gengxin Liu, Sifan Yu, Wenhao Hu, Huang Qiu A gold(I)-catalysed three-component reaction of alcohols (and water), α-aryl-α-diazoesters and allenamides has been developed, affording three-component products, tert-allylic ethers (and alcohols), in moderate to excellent yields with excellent geometric selectivity... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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A New Chemical Approach for Proximity Labelling of Chromatin-associated RNAs and Proteins with Visible Light Irradiation ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC06251C, Communication Ying Li, Lan Li, Jiying Liang, Hao Luo, Kwan Ming Tam, Edmund C. M. Tse A new nucleus-localized singlet oxygen generator was designed and synthesized. Its capability to label nucleus-localized biomolecules through spatially-restricted oxidation under visible light was validated using fluorescence confocal microscopy. Western blot... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Water-in-salt electrolytes for aqueous lithium-ion batteries with liquidus temperatures below −10 °C ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC04495G, Communication Maximilian Becker, Ruben-Simon Kühnel, Corsin Battaglia The high solubility of LiPTFSI enables water-in-salt electrolytes with a wide liquid-state temperature range. 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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Systematically improved melting point prediction: a detailed physical simulation model is required ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC06177K, Communication Open Access Open Access Creative Commons Licence  This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported Licence. Marie-Madeleine Walz, David van der Spoel Our detailed physical simulation model allows for an unprecedented and systematically improved prediction of melting points of alkali halides. 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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Access to C-aryl/alkenylglycosides by directed Pd-catalyzed C–H functionalisation of the anomeric position in glycal-type substrates ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC05993H, Communication Morgane de Robichon, Andrea Bordessa, Maciej Malinowski, Jacques Uziel, Nadège Lubin-Germain, Angélique Ferry Directed palladium-catalyzed C–H functionalisation of C2-amido glycals onto the anomeric position is described as a novel route to C-aryl/alkenylglycosides. 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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Facile synthesis of Pd@Pt core–shell nanocubes with low Pt content via direct seed-mediated growth and their enhanced activity for formic acid oxidation ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC05915F, Communication Xiangyun Xiao, Hwakyeung Jeong, Joseph Song, Jae-Pyung Ahn, Jongwon Kim, Taekyung Yu Pd@Pt core–shell nanocubes with a partially covered Pt shell on the Pd nanocubes were synthesized by a direct seed-mediated growth method without a washing process. 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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Coating of polydopamine on polyurethane open cell foams to design soft structured supports for molecular catalysts ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC05379D, Communication Ahmed Ait Khouya, Miguel L. Mendez Martinez, Philippe Bertani, Thierry Romero, Damien Favier, Thierry Roland, Valentin Guidal, Virginie Bellière-Baca, David Edouard, Loïc Jierry, Vincent Ritleng A covalent grafting strategy of molecular catalysts onto a polydopamine-coated flexible three dimensional macroscopic support is presented. 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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Chemical biology suggests pleiotropic effects for a novel hexanuclear copper(II) complex inducing apoptosis in hepatocellular carcinoma cells ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC05995D, Communication Junshuai Zhang, Jiyong Hu, Kun Peng, Wei Song, Shuangcheng Zhi, Endian Yang, Jin’an Zhao, Hongwei Hou A new hexanuclear copper(II) complex proved potential chemotherapeutic applicability in inducing apoptosis in cancer calls by acting on multiple targets and signaling pathways. 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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Operando Raman probing of electrocatalytic biomass oxidation on gold nanoparticle surfaces ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC06646B, Communication Nina Heidary, Nikolay Kornienko Electrocatalytic conversion of biomass-derived intermediates is a green route to value-added chemicals. 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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Ullmann-type N-arylation of anilines with alkyl(aryl)sulfonium salts ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC06535K, Communication Ze-Yu Tian, Cheng-Pan Zhang The first Ullmann-type N-arylation over traditional N-alkylation of anilines by using alkyl(aryl)sulfonium triflates is developed. To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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A selective colorimetric strategy for probing dopamine and levodopa through the mussel-inspired enhancement of Fe3O4 catalysis ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC06211D, Communication Mengyuan Yin, Shuai Li, Yuqi Wan, Luping Feng, Xiaoting Zhao, Sheng Zhang, Shuhui Liu, Peng Cao, Hua Wang Mussel-inspired enhancement of Fe3O4 catalysis was discovered toward the colorimetric analysis of dopamine and/or levodopa with bis-catechol 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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Construction of a Z-scheme g-C3N4/Ag/AgI heterojunction for highly selective photoelectrochemical detection of hydrogen sulfide ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC05356E, Communication Hongmei Zeng, Yaling Liu, Zhigang Xu, Yajun Wang, Yaqin Chai, Ruo Yuan, Hongyan Liu We report the photoelectrochemical detection of hydrogen sulfide based on the transformation of the Z-scheme g-C3N4/Ag/AgI heterojunction to C3N4/Ag/Ag2S. 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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Photofuel cell coupling with redox cycling as a highly sensitive and selective self-powered sensing platform for the detection of tyrosinase activity ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC05649A, Communication Kai Yan, Weihao Ji, Yuhan Zhu, Fang Chen, Jingdong Zhang Redox cycling is successfully integrated in a photofuel cell to provide an amplified self-powered sensing signal for the specific detection of tyrosinase 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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“Turn-on” fluorescence sensing of volatile organic compounds using a 4-amino-1,8-naphthalimide Tröger's base functionalised triazine organic polymer ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC05585A, Communication Sankarasekaran Shanmugaraju, Deivasigamani Umadevi, Luis M. González-Barcia, Jason M. Delente, Kevin Byrne, Wolfgang Schmitt, Graeme W. Watson, Thorfinnur Gunnlaugsson The 4-amino-1,8-naphthalimide Tröger's base functionalized triazine covalent organic polymer was synthesised and employed as a “turn-on” fluorescent sensor for the discriminative sensing of volatile organic compounds (VOCs). 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 enzyme-free DNA circuit for the amplified detection of Cd2+ based on hairpin probe-mediated toehold binding and branch migration ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC06311K, Communication Jiafeng Pan, Lingwen Zeng, Junhua Chen A sensitive Cd2+ biosensor was fabricated on a DNA circuit using an aptamer as the recognition probe and a G-quadruplex as the reporter. 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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UiO-type metal–organic frameworks with NHC or metal–NHC functionalities for N-methylation using CO2 as the carbon source ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC06659D, Communication Xu Zhang, Yilin Jiang, Honghan Fei We demonstrate the first metal–organic framework (MOF) that catalyzes N-methylation of amines using 1 atm CO2 and phenylsilane under ambient 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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Halogenated anilines as novel natural products from a marine biofilm forming microalga ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC05992J, Communication Tim U. H. Baumeister, Mona Staudinger, Marino Wirgenings, Georg Pohnert A microalga produces the toxic halogenated anilines 2,4,6-tribromoaniline, 2,4,6-trichloroaniline and their dibromochloro and bromodichloro derivatives that were considered as compounds of exclusive synthetic origin. 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 temperature self-assembly one-step synthesis of a structurally ordered PtFe catalyst for the oxygen reduction reaction ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC05714E, Communication Xiaoyan Gao, Siguo Chen, Jianghai Deng, Shumaila Ibraheem, Jia Li, Qiuyun Zhou, Huiying Lan, Xiao Zou, Zidong Wei Herein, we present a high-temperature self-assembly strategy that directly allows the transformation of adsorbed Pt(NH3)42+ and Fe3+ sources into structurally ordered face-centered tetragonal (fct)-PtFe alloy NPs (2.6 ± 0.2 nm). 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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Single Sb sites for efficient electrochemical CO2 reduction ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC06178A, Communication Mingwen Jia, Song Hong, Tai-Sing Wu, Xin Li, Yun-Liang Soo, Zhenyu Sun We report the facile synthesis of Sb single atoms for efficient electrocatalytic CO2 reduction to CO. 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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Oligonucleotide-Templated Lateral Flow Assays for Amplification-Free Sensing of Circulating microRNAs ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC05607F, Communication Open Access Open Access Creative Commons Licence  This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported Licence. Suraj Pavagada, Robert Barry Channon, Jason Y.H. Chang, Sung Hye Kim, David MacIntyre, Phillip R. Bennett, Vasso Terzidou, Sylvain Ladame Herein we demonstrate the first example of oligonucleotide-templated reaction (OTR) performed on paper, using lateral flow to capture and concentrate specific nucleic acid biomarkers on a test line. Quantitative analysis,... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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A low-molecular-weight ditopic MRI probe for ratiometric sensing of zwitterionic amino acid neurotransmitters ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC06463J, Communication Open Access Open Access Creative Commons Licence  This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported Licence. Đorđe Toljić, Goran Angelovski The capability for cooperative binding of a ditopic Gd-based responsive MRI probe was used to advance the sensitivity towards the major excitatory (Glu) and inhibitory (GABA) neurotransmitters over their physiological competitor hydrogencarbonate. 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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Open-air preparation of cross-linked CO2-responsive polymer vesicles by enzyme-assisted photoinitiated polymerization-induced self-assembly ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC05812E, Communication Liangliang Yu, Yuxuan Zhang, Xiaocong Dai, Qin Xu, Li Zhang, Jianbo Tan An open-air strategy via enzyme-assisted photoinitiated polymerization-induced self-assembly (photo-PISA) in water is developed for preparing cross-linked CO2-responsive vesicles at high solids contents. 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 an acp3U phosphoramidite and incorporation of the hypermodified base into RNA ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC06314E, Communication Thomas Carell, Milda Nainytė, Tynchtyk Amatov acp3U is a hypermodified base that is found in the tRNAs of prokaryotes and eukaryotes and also in ribosomal RNA of mammals. The function is so far unknown but it... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Electronic and spin delocalization in a switchable trinuclear triphenylene trisemiquinone bridged Ni3 complex ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC05183J, Communication Talal Mallah, Yiting Wang, François Lambert, Eric Riviere, Régis Guillot, Christian Herrero, Antoine Tissot, Zakaria Halime A trinuclear triphenylene trisemiquinone complex containing paramagnetic NiII is obtained under ambient condition from the reaction of the deprotonated tricatecholate hexahydroxytriphenylene (H6HHTP) with NiII capped with a trispyrazolyl borate tridentate... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Tetrahedral iron featuring an appended Lewis acid: distinct pathways for the reduction of hydroxylamine and hydrazine ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC05720J, Communication John J. Kiernicki, Emily E. Norwine, Matthias Zeller, Nathaniel K. Szymczak A tetrahedral iron complex bearing an appended Lewis acid is capable of effecting hydrazine and hydroxylamine reduction. To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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A supramolecular hydrogel with monitorable macro/microscopic shape memory performance ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC06121E, Communication Wu Wang, Hua Lai, Zhongjun Cheng, Zhimin Fan, Haiyang Zhang, Jinfeng Wang, Songji Yu, Yuyan Liu A supramolecular shape memory hydrogel with monitorable macro/microscopic shape memory performance was prepared through a combination of pH-responsive fluorescent carbon nanoparticles, polyvinyl alcohol and cross-linked polyacrylamide. 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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Selectivity-tunable Amines Aerobic Oxidation Catalysed by Metal-free N, O-doped Carbons ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC06793K, Communication Yingguang Li, SenSen Shang, Lianyue Wang, Ying Lv, Jingyang Niu, Shuang Gao Herein, we present a series of N, O-doped mesoporous carbons obtained at different pyrolysis temperature as the first metal-free catalysts successfully switches between imines and nitriles products for amines oxidation.... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Step edge-mediated assembly of periodic arrays of long graphene nanoribbons on Au(111) ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC05273A, Communication Chuanxu Ma, Zhongcan Xiao, Wenchang Lu, Jingsong Huang, Kunlun Hong, J. Bernholc, An-Ping Li Step edges on Au(111) surface are found to promote the assembly of compact polymer arrays with enhanced interchain π–π interactions, which in turn lead to periodic arrays of graphene nanoribbons with enhanced average length near step edges. 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-catalyzed asymmetric addition of arylboronic acids to 2H-chromenes leading to 3-arylchromane derivatives ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC06221A, Communication Moeko Umeda, Kana Sakamoto, Tomotaka Nagai, Midori Nagamoto, Yusuke Ebe, Takahiro Nishimura The Rh-catalyzed enantioselective addition of arylboronic acids to 2H-chromenes proceeded to give 3-arylchromanes with high enantioselectivity. 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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Long-term stabilized high-density CuBi2O4/NiO heterostructure thin film photocathode grown by pulsed laser deposition ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC06092H, Communication Jongmin Lee, Hongji Yoon, Seungkyu Kim, Sehun Seo, Jaesun Song, Byeong-Uk Choi, Seung Yo Choi, Hyunwoong Park, Sangwoo Ryu, Jihun Oh, Sanghan Lee Reliable CuBi2O4/NiO heterostructure thin film photocathodes with high density and sharp interface are demonstrated via pulsed laser deposition. 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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Furin substrate as a novel cell-penetrating peptide: combining a delivery vector and an inducer of cargo release ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC02353D, Communication Chunyan Cao, Danli Sheng, Xiang Li, Fengfeng Xue, Lingyan Liu, Yaping Zhong, Peng Wei, Ruohan Li, Tao Yi A furin substrate was developed as a cell-penetrating peptide that could combine a delivery vector and an inducer of cargo release. 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 radical cascade cyclization of oxime esters and aryl isonitriles: synthesis of cyclopenta[b]quinoxalines ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC05655F, Communication Yao Yuan, Wu-Heng Dong, Xiao-Shuang Gao, Xiao-Min Xie, Zhao-Guo Zhang The in situ-formed nitrile produced by oxime esters was taken into a visible-light-induced radical cascade cyclization with aryl isonitriles. 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 photocatalysis of novel oxime phosphonates: synthesis of β-aminophosphonates ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC06075H, Communication Yong-Hong Li, Chun-Hai Wang, Su-Qian Gao, Feng-Ming Qi, Shang-Dong Yang A novel oxime phosphonate was synthesized and used in the difunctionalization of alkenes to access β-functionalized phosphonates via visible-light-driven N-centered iminyl radical-mediated multiple bond cleavage and a recombination process. 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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Switchable regioselection of C–H thiolation of indoles using different TMS counterions ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC05652A, Communication Yuan-Zhao Ji, Hui-Jing Li, Jin-Yu Zhang, Yan-Chao Wu Simply swapping the counteranions of TMS leads to a switchable regioselectivity in C2– and C3–H thiolation of indoles. 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 ruthenium-catalyzed free amine directed (5+1) annulation of anilines with olefins: diverse synthesis of phenanthridine derivatives ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC05717J, Communication Deepan Chowdhury, Suman Dana, Anup Mandal, Mahiuddin Baidya A ruthenium(II)-catalyzed cross-ring (5+1) annulation between 2-aminobiphenyls and activated olefins is disclosed for succinct synthesis of valuable phenanthridine scaffolds. 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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Regioselective radical hydroboration of electron-deficient alkenes: synthesis of α-boryl functionalized molecules ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC06506G, Communication Yun-Shuai Huang, Jie Wang, Wan-Xin Zheng, Feng-Lian Zhang, You-Jie Yu, Min Zheng, Xiaoguo Zhou, Yi-Feng Wang A radical hydroboration of electron-deficient alkenes was developed for the direct synthesis of diverse α-boryl functionalized 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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Superstructured metallocorroles for electrochemical CO2 reduction ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC06645D, Communication Woormileela Sinha, Atif Mahammed, Natalia Fridman, Yael Diskin-Posner, Linda J. W. Shimon, Zeev Gross The (nitrosyl)iron complex of the corrole with a proximal tyrosine-like proton relay moiety is a potent catalyst for the electro-reduction of CO2 to CO. 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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Higher quantum efficiency and moisture resistance of all-inorganic halide perovskite nanocrystal films in situ fabricated with cyclodextrin ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC05755B, Communication Zhou-Kun Zhou, Zhi-Hong Mo, Xiao-Lan Wei β-Cyclodextrin confines the growth of CsPbBr3 nanocrystals, generating a smooth film with a higher quantum efficiency and a longer moisture resistance. 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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Accurate control of stoichiometry and doping in barium stannate perovskite oxide nanoparticles ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC04838C, Communication William Shepherd, Michael Wilms, Joel van Embden, Enrico Della Gaspera A reliable synthesis for pure and doped BaSnO3 nanoparticles is presented, solving current irreproducibility issues affecting this emerging transparent conducting oxide. 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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Photocontrolled self-assembly of azobenzene nanocontainers in water: light-triggered uptake and release of lipophilic molecules ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC05925C, Communication Marco Villa, Giacomo Bergamini, Paola Ceroni, Massimo Baroncini A simple azobenzene based photo-surfactant thanks to unique photo-triggerable spontaneous emulsification characteristics, allows a clean, reversible and fatigue resistant uptake and release of small molecules in aqueous solution. To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Ultrasensitive detection of transcription factors with a highly-efficient diaminoterephthalate fluorophore via an electrogenerated chemiluminescence strategy ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC05692K, Communication Zhenqiang Fan, Jianfeng Wang, Nan Hao, Yihao Li, Yuhang Yin, Zepeng Wang, Yuedi Ding, Jianfeng Zhao, Kai Zhang, Wei Huang Herein, we apply electrogenerated chemiluminescence (ECL) based method employing diaminoterephthalate analogue as ECL emitter and hairpin DNA as amplification strategy, for sensitive assay of transcription factors. 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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Primary amides to amines or nitriles: a dual role by a single catalyst ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC05856G, Communication Hari S. Das, Shyamal Das, Kartick Dey, Bhagat Singh, Rahul K. Haridasan, Arpan Das, Jasimuddin Ahmed, Swadhin K. Mandal We report the first earth abundant single mononuclear Mn(III) complex which can selectively and catalytically transform primary amides to nitriles as well as reduce primary amides to 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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α-C–H borylation of secondary alcohols via Ru/Fe relay catalysis: building a platform for alcoholic C–H/C–O functionalizations ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC06135E, Communication Qing Zhu, Zeyu He, Lu Wang, Yue Hu, Chungu Xia, Chao Liu An unprecedented α-C–H borylation of secondary alcohols was successfully achieved and delivered various tertiary α-boryl alcohols. Several alcoholic α-C–H and C–O bond functionalizations were carried out to demonstrate this approach. 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 visible-light photoactivatable di-nuclear PtIV triazolato azido complex ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, 55,11287-11290 DOI: 10.1039/C9CC05310G, Communication Open Access Open Access Creative Commons Licence  This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported Licence. Kezi Yao, Arnau Bertran, Alison Howarth, Jose M. Goicoechea, Samuel M. Hare, Nicholas H. Rees, Mohammadali Foroozandeh, Alice M. Bowen, Nicola J. Farrer A novel PtIV triazolato azido complex [3]-[N1,N3] has been synthesised via a strain-promoted double-click reaction (SPDC) between a PtIV azido complex (1) and the Sondheimer diyne (2). The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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The base-catalysed Tamura cycloaddition reaction: calculation, mechanism, isolation of intermediates and asymmetric catalysis ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, 55,11283-11286 DOI: 10.1039/C9CC05064G, Communication Bruce Lockett-Walters, Cristina Trujillo, Brendan Twamley, Stephen Connon A combination of experimental and computational techniques has shown that the mechanism of the base-catalysed Tamura cycloaddition is not a concerted Diels–Alder process. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Assessing the impacts of dynamic soft-templates innate to switchable ionic liquids on nanoparticulate green rust crystalline structures ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, 55,11239-11242 DOI: 10.1039/C9CC04581C, Communication Jian Zheng, Xiao-Ying Yu, Manh-Thuong Nguyen, David Lao, Yifeng Zhu, Feng Wang, David J. Heldebrant This experimental and theoretical study investigates how dynamic solvation environments in switchable ionic liquids regulate the composition of nanoparticulate green rust. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Enantioselective organocatalytic activation of vinylidene–quinone methides (VQMs) ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, 55,11168-11170 DOI: 10.1039/C9CC05097C, Highlight Jean Rodriguez, Damien Bonne Vinylidene–quinone methides (VQMs) are highly electrophilic chiral reagents that can be generated in situ from 2-(phenylethynyl)phenols. Their specific reactivity has revealed innovative strategies notably for the control of axial chirality. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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A hydroxylamine probe for profiling S-acylated fatty acids on proteins ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, 55,11183-11186 DOI: 10.1039/C9CC05989J, Communication Open Access Open Access Creative Commons Licence  This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported Licence. Janine Schulte-Zweckel, Mridula Dwivedi, Andreas Brockmeyer, Petra Janning, Roland Winter, Gemma Triola An hydroxylamine probe combined with mass spectrometry analysis enable accurate identification of fatty acids in S-acylated proteins. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Liquid metal dispersion by self-assembly of natural phenolics ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, 55,11291-11294 DOI: 10.1039/C9CC06081B, Communication Franco Centurion, Maricruz G. Saborío, Francois-Marie Allioux, Shengxiang Cai, Mohammad B. Ghasemian, Kourosh Kalantar-Zadeh, Md. Arifur Rahim Liquid metal dispersion stabilized by natural phenolics for conductive paper composites has been demonstrated. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Ring-opening formal hetero-[5+2] cycloaddition of 1-tosyl-2,3-dihydro-1H-pyrroles with terminal alkynes: entry to 1-tosyl-2,3-dihydro 2,3-dihydro-1H-azepines ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, 55,11295-11298 DOI: 10.1039/C9CC05082E, Communication Ming-Bo Zhou, Rui Pi, Fan Teng, Yang Li, Jin-Heng Li Lewis acid-catalyzed formal hetero-[5+2] cycloaddition of 2,3-dihydro-1H-pyrroles with alkynes through C(sp2)–N bond cleavage toward 2,3-dihydro-1H-azepines is described. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Visible light photocatalytic asymmetric synthesis of pyrrolo[1,2-a]indoles via intermolecular [3+2] cycloaddition ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, 55,11303-11306 DOI: 10.1039/C9CC05838A, Communication Antonio Casado-Sánchez, Pablo Domingo-Legarda, Silvia Cabrera, José Alemán The asymmetric synthesis of pyrrolo[1,2-a]indoles is developed through a [3+2] cycloaddition between silyl-indole derivatives and α,β-unsaturated N-acyl oxazolidinones by merging photocatalysis and Lewis acid catalysis. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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The stepwise photodamage of organelles by two-photon luminescent ruthenium(II) photosensitizers ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, 55,11235-11238 DOI: 10.1039/C9CC05962H, Communication Kangqiang Qiu, Ya Wen, Cheng Ouyang, Xinxing Liao, Chaofeng Liu, Thomas W. Rees, Qianling Zhang, Liangnian Ji, Hui Chao Ruthenium(II) complexes were developed as two-photon NIR photosensitizers for stepwise lysosomes-to-mitochondria photodamage in A549 cancer cells. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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KVPO4F as a novel insertion-type anode for potassium ion batteries ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, 55,11311-11314 DOI: 10.1039/C9CC05368A, Communication Hong Tan, Xiaoqiong Du, Jian-Qiu Huang, Biao Zhang KVPO4F could be used as both an anode and a cathode for potassium ion batteries. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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1,2-Aminohalogenation of arynes with amines and organohalides ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, 55,11255-11258 DOI: 10.1039/C9CC05505C, Communication Sheng-Jun Li, Lu Han, Shi-Kai Tian An unprecedented three-component reaction of amines, arynes, and organohalides provides convenient access to structurally diverse tertiary 2-haloanilines. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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The encapsulation of metal nanoparticles within porous liquids ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, 55,11179-11182 DOI: 10.1039/C9CC03546J, Communication Ellen B. Hemming, Anthony F. Masters, Thomas Maschmeyer Herein, we report for the first time a synthetic method for the encapsulation of metal nanoparticles within porous liquids. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Indirect state-of-charge determination of all-solid-state battery cells by X-ray diffraction ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, 55,11223-11226 DOI: 10.1039/C9CC04453A, Communication Open Access Open Access Creative Commons Licence  This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported Licence. Timo Bartsch, A-Young Kim, Florian Strauss, Lea de Biasi, Jun Hao Teo, Jürgen Janek, Pascal Hartmann, Torsten Brezesinski Ex situ and operando X-ray diffraction allows determining the state-of-charge of all-solid-state batteries in an indirect manner. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Self-assembly of engineered protein nanocages into reversible ordered 3D superlattices mediated by zinc ions ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, 55,11299-11302 DOI: 10.1039/C9CC06262A, Communication H. Chen, K. Zhou, Y. Wang, J. Zang, G. Zhao Zinc ion triggered self-assembly of re-engineered Dps nanocages into highly ordered architectures with a bcc structure. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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A halogen ion-selective phosphorescence turn-on probe based on induction of Pt–Pt interactions ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, 55,11191-11194 DOI: 10.1039/C9CC05093K, Communication Jing Yang, Lili Sun, Liang Hao, Gang-Gang Yang, Zhi-Cong Zou, Qian Cao, Liang-Nian Ji, Zong-Wan Mao A halogen ion induced self-assembly of square-planar platinum complexes has been, for the first time, observed and applied as a turn-on phosphorescent probe for Cl−. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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In situ growth of Fe(II)-MOF-74 nanoarrays on nickel foam as an efficient electrocatalytic electrode for water oxidation: a mechanistic study on valence engineering ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, 55,11307-11310 DOI: 10.1039/C9CC05087F, Communication Qijun Wang, Feifei Wei, Devaraj Manoj, Zheye Zhang, Junwu Xiao, Xuezhu Zhao, Fei Xiao, Hairen Wang, Shuai Wang DFT results first demonstrate that varying the metal valence can tune the stable intrinsic electronic structure of MOF, different valence Fe(II) and Fe(III)-MOF-74 nanoarrrays on nickel foam are further synthesized as electrode for water oxidation. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Rhodium(III)-catalyzed cascade reactions of benzoic acids with dioxazolones: discovery of 2,5-substituted benzoxazinones as AIE molecules ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, 55,11203-11206 DOI: 10.1039/C9CC05178C, Communication Jinbiao Li, Shuaizhong Zhang, Madhava Reddy Lonka, Jinquan Zhang, Hongbin Zou Rhodium-catalyzed cascade reactions of benzoic acids with 1,4,2-dioxazol-5-ones afford 2,5-substituted benzoxazinones, which exhibited AIE properties with an ESIPT phenomenon. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Metalated carbon nitrides as base catalysts for efficient catalytic hydrolysis of carbonyl sulfide ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, 55,11259-11262 DOI: 10.1039/C9CC06246G, Communication Fangsong Guo, Shanrong Li, Yidong Hou, Junkang Xu, Sen Lin, Xinchen Wang Metalated carbon nitrides were designed and prepared by metalation of carbon nitrides with alkali metal ions, and the metalated carbon nitrides with potassium act as efficient base catalysts for hydrolysis of COS at low temperature. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Sensitive and sustained imaging of intracellular microRNA in living cells by a high biocompatible liposomal vehicle introduced isothermal symmetric exponential amplification reaction ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, 55,11251-11254 DOI: 10.1039/C9CC05583E, Communication Wen Yin, Jun Chen, Huihui Yang, Yanfei Zhang, Zong Dai, Xiaoyong Zou A biocompatible liposome was fabricated to introduce highly efficient oligonucleotide amplification in living cells for the sensitive and sustained imaging of microRNA. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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An improvement in scanning electrochemical microscopy based on a plasmon-accelerated electrochemical reaction ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, 55,11275-11278 DOI: 10.1039/C9CC04888J, Communication Yun-Lu Zhou, Pan-Ke Zhang, Cong-Hui Xu, Jing-Juan Xu, Hong-Yuan Chen A plasmon-accelerated electrochemical reaction coupled with SECM provides an opportunity to improve the performance of SECM. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Domino N-/C- or N-/N-/C-arylation of imidazoles to yield polyaryl imidazolium salts via atom-economical use of diaryliodonium salts ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, 55,11267-11270 DOI: 10.1039/C9CC05237B, Communication Shiqing Li, Hongxu Lv, Yu Yu, Xiuqing Ye, Baisong Li, Songming Yang, Yanru Mo, Xiangfei Kong A Cu-mediated domino di-/triarylation reaction of imidazoles in a single step by using two aryls as well as an anion of a diaryliodonium salt is developed to quickly achieve polyaryl imidazolium salts. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Hypsochromic solvent shift of the charge separation band in ionic donor–acceptor Li+@C60⊂[10]CPP ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, 55,11195-11198 DOI: 10.1039/C9CC05787K, Communication Anton J. Stasyuk, Olga A. Stasyuk, Miquel Solà, Alexander A. Voityuk Photoinduced electron transfer in CPP-based donor–acceptor complexes C60⊂[10]CPP and Li+@C60⊂[10]CPP was studied using DFT/TDDFT. Unusual blue shift of charge separated states for Li+@C60⊂[10]CPP complexes in the polar medium is predicted. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Phosphorylation dependent α-synuclein degradation monitored by in-cell NMR ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, 55,11215-11218 DOI: 10.1039/C9CC05662A, Communication Wenwen Zheng, Zeting Zhang, Yansheng Ye, Qiong Wu, Maili Liu, Conggang Li Here we report the dephosphorylation and proteolysis of phosphorylated α-synuclein, a Parkinson's disease-related protein, in living cells in a time resolved manner using in-cell NMR. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Pt nanoparticles anchored over Te nanorods as a novel and promising catalyst for methanol oxidation reaction ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, 55,11247-11250 DOI: 10.1039/C9CC06004A, Communication Xudong Yang, Jia Xue, Ligang Feng Pt/Te nanorods exhibited excellent catalytic performance for methanol oxidation in both acidic and alkaline electrolytes. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Photo-induced electron transfer in a metal–organic framework: a new approach towards a highly sensitive luminescent probe for Fe3+ ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, 55,11231-11234 DOI: 10.1039/C9CC05019A, Communication Yuanjing Cui, Dan Yue, Yike Huang, Jun Zhang, Zhiyu Wang, Deren Yang, Guodong Qian By utilizing the d-PET process between ligands 4,4′-bimbp and H2pta in a Co-based mixed-ligand MOF, ZJU-109, a fluorescent turn-on sensor for Fe3+ with a detection limit as low as 0.053 μM has been demonstrated. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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A directly grown pristine Cu-CAT metal–organic framework as an anode material for high-energy sodium-ion capacitors ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, 55,11207-11210 DOI: 10.1039/C9CC06048K, Communication Wan Zhou, Si Lv, Xiaolin Liu, Yuanyuan Li, Jinping Liu Conductive MOF nanowires with metal catechol structures are synthesized on compressed nickel foam and directly used in sodium ion capacitors for the first time. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Highly stable performance of lithium-sulfurized polyacrylonitrile batteries using a lean ether-based electrolyte ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, 55,11271-11274 DOI: 10.1039/C9CC05539H, Communication Yi Shuai, Dudan Wang, Kanghua Chen, Zeping Zhang, Yu Wang, Jin Lou An ether-based electrolyte highly stable performance of Li–SPAN battery. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Deep-eutectic-solvent synthesis of N/O self-doped hollow carbon nanorods for efficient energy storage ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, 55,11219-11222 DOI: 10.1039/C9CC06008A, Communication Danfeng Xue, Dazhang Zhu, Hui Duan, Zhiwei Wang, Yaokang Lv, Wei Xiong, Liangchun Li, Mingxian Liu, Lihua Gan Novel N/O self-doped hollow carbon nanorods with porous walls are fabricated for efficient energy storage, based on a new deep-eutectic-solvent as an “all-in-one” carbon precursor, self-template, and self-dopant agent. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Dioxazolones as masked ester surrogates in the Pd(II)-catalyzed direct C–H arylation of 6,5-fused heterocycles ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, 55,11187-11190 DOI: 10.1039/C9CC05563K, Communication Paridhi Saxena, Neha Maida, Manmohan Kapur A regioselective Pd(II)-catalysed C-2 arylation of benzofurans, benzothiophenes and benzoselenophenes is described using dioxazolones as a masked ester surrogate. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Development of a unique reversible fluorescent probe for tracking endogenous sulfur dioxide and formaldehyde fluctuation in vivo ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, 55,11263-11266 DOI: 10.1039/C9CC04411F, Communication Yanyan Ma, Wenjie Gao, Linlin Zhu, Yuping Zhao, Weiying Lin A FRET-based reversible fluorescent probe for sensing SO2 and FA was designed. The probe was first used for imaging endogenous SO2 and FA in vitro and in vivo. Moreover, we first found that the interaction of SO2 and FA can reduce the cytotoxicity. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Catalytic carboboration of dienylboronate for stereoselective synthesis of (E)-γ′,δ-bisboryl-anti-homoallylic alcohols ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, 55,11199-11202 DOI: 10.1039/C9CC04787E, Communication Shang Gao, Ming Chen A Cu-catalyzed stereoselective carboboration of dienylboronate for the synthesis of (E)-γ′,δ-bisboryl-anti-homoallylic alcohols was developed. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Turning on ROP activity in a bimetallic Co/Zn complex supported by a [2+2] Schiff-base macrocycle ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, 55,11279-11282 DOI: 10.1039/C9CC04494A, Communication Kuiyuan Wang, Timothy J. Prior, Carl Redshaw Homo-dinuclear Co or Zn complexes derived from a [2+2] Schiff-base macrocycle revealed near inactivity for the ring opening polymerization of δ-valerolactone and ε-caprolactone, whereas hetero-bimetallic complexes were efficient catalysts. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Benzothiazolines as radical transfer reagents: hydroalkylation and hydroacylation of alkenes by radical generation under photoirradiation conditions ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, 55,11171-11174 DOI: 10.1039/C9CC05336K, Communication Tatsuhiro Uchikura, Kaworuko Moriyama, Mitsuhiro Toda, Toshiki Mouri, Ignacio Ibáñez, Takahiko Akiyama Novel radical transfer reagents under photoirradiation conditions were developed by the use of benzothiazoline derivatives. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Pyrolysis of a self-supported dodecyl sulfate anion-intercalated Co(OH)2 nanosheet with enlarged amorphous phase content towards enhanced activity for alkaline water oxidation ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, 55,11211-11214 DOI: 10.1039/C9CC06065K, Communication Xun Sun, Guilei Zhu, Lin Yang, Dengchao Zheng, Jie Zhang, Hao Wen, Hao Feng, Xin Guan, Hongjing Wang, Yadong Yao Highly active electrocatalysts made of earth-abundant elements are vital for efficient and cost-effective energy storage and conversion systems. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Methane functionalization in water with micellar catalysis ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, 55,11243-11246 DOI: 10.1039/C9CC05449A, Communication Riccardo Gava, Pilar Ballestín, Auxiliadora Prieto, Ana Caballero, Pedro J. Pérez The functionalization of methane in water at room temperature has been achieved in a transformation that takes place inside micelles formed in situ with surfactants. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Novel LiV(PO4)0.9F1.3 with ultrahigh rate capability and prolonged cycle life ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, 55,11175-11178 DOI: 10.1039/C9CC05190B, Communication Meichen Zhang, Yongmao Zhou, Xiaobo Ding, Guochun Yan, Zhixing Wang, Jiexi Wang Novel triclinic LiV(PO4)0.9F1.3, characterized through its crystal lattice expansion, ultrafine primary particle size and uniform carbon coating, was fabricated and exhibited excellent electrochemical performance. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Cation–π induced lithium-doped conjugated microporous polymer with remarkable hydrogen storage performance ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, 55,11227-11230 DOI: 10.1039/C9CC04174E, Communication Li Yang, Yuanchi Ma, Yewei Xu, Guanjun Chang A cation–π induced lithium-doped conjugated microporous polymer, Li+–PTAT, was constructed. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Controllable synthesis of 3-iodo-2H-quinolizin-2-ones and 1,3-diiodo-2H-quinolizin-2-ones via electrophilic cyclization of azacyclic ynones ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC06250E, Communication Yan-Bo Wang, Wan-Wan Yang, Jing-Wen Zhang, Lu-Lu Chen, Ji-Ya Fu, Jun-Yan Zhu An effective electrophilic annulation reaction of azacyclic ynones was reported, divergently affording various functionalized 3-iodo-2H-quinolizin-2-ones and 1,3-diiodo-2H-quinolizin-2-ones in moderate to excellent yields with different iodide reagents. This reaction shows high... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Multicolor Tunable Highly Luminescent Carbon Dots for Remote Force Measurement and White Light Emitting Diode ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC05581A, Communication Ya Liu, Miaoran Zhang, Yanfen Wu, Rui Zhang, Yi Cao, Xiaqi Xu, Xi Chen, Lulu Cai, Quan Xu Multicolor tunable carbon dots (CDs) are obtained by only altering the reaction solvents in solvethermal treatment. The red emission CDs (R-CDs) has a quantum yield of 50.8%. The highest reported... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Nitrobenzyl-based fluorescent photocages for spatial and temporal control of signalling lipids in cells ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC05602E, Communication Open Access Open Access Creative Commons Licence  This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported Licence. Pankaj Gaur, Oleksandr A. Kucherak, Yulia G. Ermakova, Volodymyr V. Shvadchak, Dmytro A. Yushchenko Here we present a set of fluorescent cages prepared by tethering fluorescent dyes to a photolabile 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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Templating Conformations with Cucurbiturils ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC06766C, Communication Nathan Thompson, Hector Barbero, Eric Masson The trans- and cis conformations of 5,5’-substituted 2,2'-dithiophenes can be stabilized when those are secured with two Cucurbit[8]uril macrocycles (CB[8]) on top of rigid 2,6- and 2,7-substituted naphthalenes, which respectively... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Photolysis of a Calixpyridinium-Based Supramolecular Amphiphilic Assembly and Its Selective Turn-on Fluorescent Recognition of Lysine in Water ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC07020F, Communication Kui Wang, Hong-Xi Dou, Meng-Meng Wang, Yue Wu, Ze-Hao Zhang, Siyang Xing, Bolin Zhu, Yu-Xin Feng A new calixpyridinium-based light-responsive host−guest recognition motif was found in this work. This host−guest recognition motif was further discovered to be applied as a selective turn-on fluorescent sensor for lysine... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Chemically grafting nanoscale UIO-66 onto polypyrrole nanotubes for long-life lithium-sulfur batteries ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC06362E, Communication Qi Li, Hai Zhu, Yanfeng Tang, Peng Zhu, Haiyan Ma, Cunwang Ge, Feng Yan A versatile strategy for a facile synthesis of chemically grafting MOFs onto polypyrrole nanotubes (PPyNTs@MOFs) is designed and fabricated rationally by means of 1,4-dibromobutane linking. Various MOFs arranged randomly close-packed... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Perfluorophenylboronic Acid-Catalyzed Direct -Stereoselective Synthesis of 2-Deoxygalactosides from Deactivated Peracetylated D-Galactal ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC06151G, Communication Zaher M. A. Judeh, Madhu Babu Tatina, Ziad Moussa, Mengxin Xia Perfluorophenylboronic acid 1c catalyzes the direct stereoselective addition of alcohol nucleophiles to deactivated peracetylated D-galactal to give 2-deoxygalactosides in 55-88% yield with complete -selectivity. The unprecedented results reported here also... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Unraveling a general mechanism of converting ionic B/N complexes into neutral B/N analogues of alkanes: Hδ+...Hδ–dihydrogen bonding assisted dehydrogenation ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC07133D, Communication Xi-Meng Chen, Si-Cong Liu, Cong-Qiao Xu, Yi Jing, Donghui Wei, Jun Li, Xuenian Chen The long-sought mechanisms for the conversion of diammoniate of diborane ([NH3BH2NH3]+[BH4]-) into NH3BH3 and [NH2BH2]n as well as ammonium aminodiborane ([NH4]+[BH3NH2BH3]-) into butane analogue, NH3BH2NH2BH3, have been elucidated on the... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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