Chem. Commun.



Manipulating the Dynamics of Mechanochemical Ternary Co-Crystal Formation ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC03034D, Communication Hannes Kulla, Adam A.L. Michalchuk, Franziska Emmerling The mechanism of ternary cocrystal formation, and the potential role of intermediate binary phases, has been debated for some time. We report here the first in situ real-time monitoring of... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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A Novel “Signal On” Photoelectrochemical Strategy Based on Dual Functional Hemin for MicroRNA Assay ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC04899E, Communication Lingying Xia, Mengjie Li, Haijun Wang, Ruo Yuan, Yaqin Chai In this work, a novel “signal on” photoelectrochemistry (PEC) biosensor was constructed by dual functional hemin as signal quencher and electronic mediator for ultrasensitive target microRNA-141 assay with the assistance... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Humidity-triggered single-crystal-to-single-crystal structural transformations in a Zn(II) coordination polymer displaying unusual activation energy change in proton conductivity ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC04474D, Communication Chang Seop Hong, Jeong Hwa Song, Dae Won Kim, Dong Won Kang, Woo Ram Lee Single-crystal-to-single crystal structural conversions occur in a Zn(II) coordination polymer, uniquely induced by fine-tuned relativity humidity. Proton conductivity depends on the number of hydrogen bonds in the structures. Slope change... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Unexpected linkage isomerism in chiral tetranuclear bis-tridentate (1,2,3-triazol-4-yl)-picolinamide (tzpa) grids ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC03316E, Communication Isabel N. Hegarty, Hannah L. Dalton, Adam F. Henwood, Chris S. Hawes, Thorfinnur Gunnlaugsson Two chiral [2 × 2] tetranuclear CuII square grid complexes are prepared from a (1,2,3-triazol-4-yl)-picolinamide (tzpa) ligand. Linkage isomerism through the amide is observed accompanying an in situ deprotonation and CuI → CuII oxidation 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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Modulating Charge Carrier Density and Mobility in Doped Graphene by Covalent Functionalization ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC04571F, Communication Luis Miguel Arellano Castellanos, Sun S. Yue, Pedro Atienzar, Maria J Gómez-Escalonilla, Francisco J. F. J. Ortega-Higueruelo, Jose Luis G. Fierro, Hermenegildo Garcia, Fernando Langa Covalent B-functionalization of B-graphene has been performed by the first time. Electronic properties and Hall effect of functionalized N- and B-graphene can be tuned by tailoring the electron-donating/-withdrawing properties of... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Fully Independent Photochemical Reactivity in One Molecule ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC04781F, Communication Open Access Open Access Creative Commons Licence  This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported Licence. David E. Marschner, Christoph Otto Franck, Doris Abt, Hatice Mutlu, Christopher Barner-Kowollik We introduce a chemically λ-orthogonal bichromophore triggered simply by different colours of light, enabling two different photochemical reactions in one molecule. Uniquely, the short wavelength (λ = 314 nm) does... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Imidazolium-benzimidazolates as convenient sources of donor-functionalised normal and abnormal N-heterocyclic carbenes ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC05283F, Communication Kunal Kureja, Julian Zinke, Clemens Bruhn, Ulrich Siemeling Imidazolium-benzimidazolates are readily available conjugated mesomeric betaines, whose carbenic tautomers can form C,Nimine-metal chelates containing amino-functionalised normal or abnormal NHC ligands, depending on the degree of steric congestion. Deprotonation of... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Needle Grass-like Cobalt Hydrogen Phosphate on Ni Foam as Effective and Stable Electrocatalysts for Oxygen Evolution Reaction ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC03929E, Communication Zemin Sun, Mengwei Yuan, Lin Liu, Han Yang, Huifeng Li, Genban Sun, Xiaojing Yang, Shulan Ma Exploring an efficient non-precious metal electrocatalysts for oxygen evolution reaction (OER) is a challenging task in sustainable energy systems. Herein, a facile and novel three dimensional (3D) needle grass-like CoHPO4•H2O... 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, Accepted Manuscript 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. It was proved that the point to face cation-π interactions between Li+ and indole can endow the resulting Li+-PTAT with... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Water-soluble AIE-active polyvalent glycocluster: design, synthesis and the studies on carbohydrate-lectin interactions for visualization of Siglecs distributions on living cell membranes ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC05008F, Communication Guang-jian Liu, Yuan Zhang, Lingyun Zhou, Li-yan Jia, Guohua Jiang, Guo-wen Xing, Shu Wang In this work, we designed and synthesized an aggregation-induced emission (AIE)-active tetraphenylethene-decorated pseudo-trisialic acid (TPE3S) and validated its high affinity for Siglecs using microscale thermophoresis techniques. TPE3S was a unique... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Neutral water-soluble mitochondria-targeting polymer ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC04291A, Communication Yu Geng, Yin Zhong, Quan Zhou, Siqin Chen, Ying Piao, Wei Yin, Hua Lu, Youqing Shen We report the first neutral and water-soluble polymer capable of strong mitochondrial targeting in vitro and in vivo, zwitterionic poly[2-(N-oxide-N, N-diethylamino)ethyl methacrylate] (OPDEA). OPDEA is quickly internalized via macropinocytosis by... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Correction: Vehicle-saving theranostic probes based on hydrophobic iron oxide nanoclusters using doxorubicin as a phase transfer agent for MRI and chemotherapy ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC90323B, Correction Open Access Open Access Creative Commons Licence  This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported Licence. Yanbing Cao, Juan Min, Dongye Zheng, Jiong Li, Yanan Xue, Faquan Yu, Ming Wu 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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meso-Alkylidenyl dibenzihexaphyrins: Synthesis and protonation studies ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC04607K, Communication Seung Jin Hong, Ranjan Dutta, Ravi Kumar, Qing He, Vincent Lynch, Jonathan L. Sessler, Chang-Hee Lee The synthesis and characterization of the alkylidenyl-dibenzihexaphyrins bearing four indanedionyl groups at the meso-positions linked via four meso-exocyclic double bonds is reported. Treatment with trifluoroacetic acid at 50 oC leads... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Rational design of alkali-resistant catalysts for selective NO reduction with NH3 ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC04178H, Communication Chao Li, Zhiwei Huang, Xiaona Liu, Junxiao Chen, Weiye Qu, Xiaoming Jiang, Hu Wang, Zhen Ma, Xingfu Tang, Yaxin Chen A rationale for designing selective NO reduction catalysts with strong alkali resistance was proposed, based on extensive studying of a variety of catalysts with common characteristics of separate catalytically active... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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ABO3 and A1-xCxB1-yDy(O1-zEz)3: Review of Experimental Optimisation of Thin Film Perovskites by High-Throughput Evaporative Physical Vapour Deposition. ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC03518D, Feature Article Samuel Guerin, Brian E Hayden The development of functional perovskites for future technologies can be achieved though the combinatorial synthetic method of evaporative Physical Vapour Deposition (HT-ePVD) which provides a direct low temperature route to... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Hybrid Metal-Dielectric Zero Mode Waveguide for Enhanced Single Molecule Detection ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC04118D, Communication Xavier Zambrana-Puyalto, Paolo Ponzellini, Nicolò Maccaferri, Enrico Tessarolo, Maria G. Pelizzo, Weidong Zhang, Grégory Barbillon, Guowei Lu, Denis Garoli We fabricated hybrid metal-dielectric nanoantennas and measured their optical response at three different wavelengths. The nanostructure is fabricated on a bilayer film formed by the sequential deposition of silicon and... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Target engagement approaches for pharmacological evaluation in animal models ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC02824B, Highlight James E. Kath, Aleksandra Baranczak We highlight recent applications of chemical biology approaches to measure target engagement of small molecules in animal models to support the nomination of clinical candidates. 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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Quantification of CYFRA 21-1 and a CYFRA 21-1–anti-CYFRA 21-1 autoantibody immune complex for detection of early stage lung cancer ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC03620B, Communication Open Access Open Access Creative Commons Licence  This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported Licence. Keum-Soo Song, Satish Balasaheb Nimse, Shrikant Dashrath Warkad, Ae-Chin Oh, Taisun Kim, Young Jun Hong Population-based screening of stage 0–I lung cancer is crucial for saving lives. The CIC/CYFRA 21-1 ratio allows the detection of stage I lung cancer with 76.0% sensitivity and 87.5% specificity. 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 Pd-Catalyzed C-H Alkylation of ortho-Methyl-Substituted Aromatic Amides with Maleimide Occurs Preferentially at the ortho-Methyl C-H Bond over the ortho-C-H Bond ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC05321B, Communication Qiyuan He, Yusuke Ano, Naoto Chatani The reaction of ortho-methyl-substituted aromatic amides with maleimides in the presence of Pd(OAc)2 and AgOAc results in preferential C-H alkylation at the ortho-methyl C-H bond over the ortho-C-H bond, the... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Wireless Near-Infrared Electrical Stimulation of Neurite Outgrowth ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC03537K, Communication Hanjun Sun, Dongqin Yu, Yijia Guan, Zhi Du, Jinsong Ren, Xiaogang Qu Herein, through electropolymerized pyrrole (PPy) to coat near-infrared upconversion nanoparticles (UCNPs) on indium tin oxide (ITO) electrode, the as-prepared PPy/UCNPs photoelectrode could generate interfacial electric field, release ions and induce... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Highly selective and wash-free visualization of resistant bacteria with a relebactam-derived fluorogenic probe ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC04533C, Communication Yefeng Chen, Minqiu Xu, Weipan Xu, Heng Song, Liqiang Hu, Shuyuan Xue, Shuangzhan Zhang, Xiana Qian, Hexin Xie An unprecedented relebactam-based fluorogenic probe is reported for the wash-free imaging of resistant bacteria. To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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1,2-Bis(arylthio)arene synthesis via aryne intermediates ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC03863A, Communication Milad Mesgar, Justin Nguyen-Le, Olafs Daugulis Use of a bulky LDAM base allows for an efficient synthesis of 1,2-bis(arylthio)arenes from aryl halides and triflates. 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 nanogel sensor for colorimetric fluorescence measurement of ionizing radiation doses ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC03680F, Communication Wenxiang Li, Jing Nie, Rui Hu, Rui Zhao, Weifang Zhu, Xinjian Chen, Dan Li, Lei Wang, Liang Hu A polyacrylamide-based nanogel sensor was constructed for spectral and visual colorimetric fluorescence measurement of ionizing radiation doses. 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 tumor microenvironment model coupled with mass spectrometry to probe the metabolism of drug-loaded nanoparticles ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC04628C, Communication Ling Lin, Yajing Zheng, Zengnan Wu, Wei Zhang, Jin-Ming Lin This study describes a novel integrated microfluidic platform with microvessel network channels which are connected to an electrospray ionization-mass spectrometer (ESI-MS), allowing real-time probing of nanoparticles (NPs) drug delivery in... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Novel molecular triad exhibiting aggregation-induced emission and thermally activated fluorescence for efficient non-doped organic light-emitting diodes ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC05391C, Communication Hyung Jong Kim, Seong Keun Kim, Mallesham Godumala, Jiwon Yoon, Chae Yeong Kim, Ji-Eun Jeong, Han Young Woo, Jang Hyuk Kwon, Min Ju Cho, Dong Hoon Choi A novel molecular triad single-component emitter (BPCP-2CPC) exhibiting TADF and AIE characteristics was successfully synthesized and applied to solution-processed non-doped TADF-OLEDs. 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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Robust supramolecular nanocylinders of naphthalene diimide in water ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC04723A, Communication Thomas Choisnet, David Canevet, Marc Sallé, Erwan Nicol, Frédérick Niepceron, Jacques Jestin, Olivier Colombani Long and robust NDI-containing nanocylinders formed by supramolecular self-assembly via hydrogen bonds and aromatic interactions in aqueous medium. 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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1300 nm absorption two-acceptor semiconducting polymer nanoparticles for NIR-II photoacoustic imaging system guided NIR-II photothermal therapy ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC04196F, Communication Wansu Zhang, Xiaoli Sun, Ting Huang, Xiaoxia Pan, Pengfei Sun, Jiewei Li, Hua Zhang, Xiaomei Lu, Quli Fan, Wei Huang 1300 nm absorption SPNs were designed to realize in vivo NIR-II PTT treatment guided by commercial NIR-II PAI systems. 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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Macrocyclisation and functionalisation of unprotected peptides via divinyltriazine cysteine stapling ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC05042F, Communication Naomi S. Robertson, Stephen J. Walsh, Elaine Fowler, Masao Yoshida, Sam M. Rowe, Yuteng Wu, Hannah F. Sore, Jeremy S. Parker, David R. Spring A functionalisable divinyltriazine linker was developed for two-component peptide stapling and macrocyclisation of cysteine residues. 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 effect of the oxidation states of supported oxides on catalytic activity: CO oxidation studies on Pt/cobalt oxide ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC03770E, Communication Hee Chan Song, Seungtaeg Oh, Sang Hoon Kim, Si Woo Lee, Song Yi Moon, Hanseul Choi, Soo-Hyun Kim, Yongman Kim, Jihun Oh, Jeong Young Park The strong metal–oxide interaction of platinum nanoparticles (PtNPs) deposited on two types of cobalt oxides, CoO and Co3O4, was investigated using CO oxidation. 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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Accelerated recombination of lophyl radicals and control of the surface tension with amphiphilic lophine dimers ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC04579A, Communication Masaaki Akamatsu, Kazuki Kobayashi, Kenichi Sakai, Hideki Sakai The accelerated photoisomerization of amphiphilic lophine dimers enabled rapid control of the interfacial properties of aqueous solution with photoirradiation. To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Photocatalytic hydrogen evolution on Si photocathodes modified with bis(thiosemicarbazonato)nickel(II)/Nafion ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC04117F, Communication Saumya Gulati, Oleksandr Hietsoi, Caleb A. Calvary, Jacob M. Strain, Sahar Pishgar, Henry C. Brun, Craig A. Grapperhaus, Robert M. Buchanan, Joshua M. Spurgeon Molecular NiATSM on p-Si durably photocatalyzed hydrogen evolution from water at practical conditions in acid with greater activity than Ni 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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Morphology engineering of a Suzuki coupling-based microporous organic polymer (MOP) using a Sonogashira coupling-based MOP for enhanced nitrophenol sensing in water ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC05011F, Communication Sang Hyun Ryu, Doo Hun Lee, Sang Moon Lee, Hae Jin Kim, Yoon-Joo Ko, Kyoung Chul Ko, Seung Uk Son A hollow and hydrophilic Suzuki coupling-based microporous organic polymer was engineered using a Sonogashira coupling based MOP. 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 NIR-II light responsive hydrogel based on 2D engineered tungsten nitride nanosheets for multimode chemo/photothermal therapy ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC04132J, Communication Qunfang Xu, Senfeng Zhao, Liu Deng, Jiang Ouyang, Mei Wen, Ke Zeng, Wansong Chen, Ling Zhang, You-Nian Liu A hydrogel drug cargo based on 2D tungsten nitride nanosheets was fabricated. To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Molecular platforms as versatile building blocks for multifunctional photoswitchable surfaces ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC04528G, Communication Talina R. Rusch, Melanie Hammerich, Rainer Herges, Olaf M. Magnussen Structurally well-defined arrangements of multiple functional groups can be prepared by self-assembly of mixed monolayers based on molecular platforms. To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Palladium-catalyzed decarbonylative annulation of phthalimides with arynes: direct construction of phenanthridinones ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC04868E, Communication Yan-Yu Meng, Xiao-Ju Si, Yuan-Yuan Song, Hui-Min Zhou, Fen Xu A novel palladium-catalyzed decarbonylative annulation between phthalimides and arynes was well-established, affording phenanthridinone derivatives in moderate to good yields. 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 footprint of the ligand layer in the all-alkynyl-protected gold nanocluster Au144(CCPhF)60 ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC04914B, Communication Sami Malola, Hannu Häkkinen DFT calculations reveal the origins of chiroptical response of atomically precise alkynyl- and thiolate-protected 144-atom gold 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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Precise synthesis and photophysical properties of a small chiral carbon nanotube segment: cyclo[7]paraphenylene-2,6-naphthylene ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC04700J, Communication Jinyi Wang, Guilin Zhuang, Qiang Huang, Yifei Xiao, Yu Zhou, Huiqing Liu, Pingwu Du The smallest naphthalene-containing chiral carbon nanohoop as a sidewall segment of a [9,8] single-walled carbon nanotube is precisely synthesized and its photophysical properties are 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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Light controlled cell-to-cell adhesion and chemical communication in minimal synthetic cells ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC04768A, Communication Open Access Open Access Creative Commons Licence  This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported Licence. T. Chakraborty, S. M. Bartelt, J. Steinkühler, R. Dimova, S. V. Wegner Light controlled adhesions between sender and receiver GUVs, used as minimal synthetic cells, photoregulates their spatial proximity and chemical communication. To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Synthesis of a 2D nitrogen-rich π-conjugated microporous polymer for high performance lithium-ion batteries ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC04036F, Communication Lingkun Meng, Siyuan Ren, Chenhui Ma, Ying Yu, Yue Lou, Dong Zhang, Zhan Shi Here we synthesized a 2D π-conjugated microporous polymer NGA-CMP. Heated sample NGA-CMP400 is used for the first time as an anode for LIBs and shows high capacity lithium-ion storage with excellent cycle performance at high current density. To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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A novel hydrosoluble near-infrared fluorescent probe for specifically monitoring tyrosinase and application in a mouse model ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC04714J, Communication Jiahang Zhang, Zhao Li, Xinwei Tian, Ning Ding A novel hydrosoluble near-infrared fluorescent probe is applied to imaging and detection of endogenous tyrosinase in living cells, zebrafish and a mouse model. 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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Bi-inorganic-ligand coordinated colloidal quantum dot ink ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC04157E, Communication Xianyuan Jiang, Hansheng Li, Yuequn Shang, Fei Wang, Hao Chen, Kaimin Xu, Ming Yin, Hefei Liu, Wenjia Zhou, Zhijun Ning The novel ligand-exchange strategy enhances electric double layers, stabilizing QDs in low polarity butylamine, which alleviates the ligand loss. 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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Mechanosynthesis of sydnone-containing coordination complexes ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC04673A, Communication Nicolas Pétry, Thibaut Vanderbeeken, Astrid Malher, Yoan Bringer, Pascal Retailleau, Xavier Bantreil, Frédéric Lamaty Mechanochemistry provides a powerful approach to the multistep synthesis of novel coordination complexes, featuring sydnones as ligands, starting with N-arylglycines. 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 α-trifluoromethylthio phosphonium ylides with a constrained trifluoromethylthiooxide via a proton-transfer procedure ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC04234B, Communication Chengyao Kimmy Cao, Yue Zhang, Tianlei Lan, Wei Liu, Chao Chen Synthesis of α-trifluoromethylthio(CF3S–)phosphonium ylides is easily accomplished with a constrained trifluoromethylthiooxide via a proton-transfer procedure without extra base. 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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Humid atmospheric pressure plasma jets exposed micro-defects on CoMoO4 nanosheets with enhanced OER performance ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC04493K, Communication Haishun Jiang, Zhe Cui, Chaoting Xu, Wenyao Li A novel humid APPJs method was adopted to treat CoMoO4 nanosheet arrays resulting in micro-defects and more reaction intermediates that led to an enhanced OER property. 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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Functionalization and Cancer-targeting Design of Ruthenium Complexes for Precise Cancer Therapy ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC04098F, Feature Article Jinggong Liu, Haoqiang Lai, Zushuang Xiong, Bolai Chen, Tianfeng Chen The successful clinical application of the three generation platinum anticancer drugs, cisplatin, carboplatin and oxaliplatin, has promoted research interest in metallodrugs; however, the problems of drug resistance and adverse effects... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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White-Light Emission from a Structurally Simple Hydrazone ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC03912K, Communication Baihao Shao, Nell Stankewitz, Jacob A Morris, Matthew D Liptak, Ivan Aprahamian Two hydrazones featuring a unique excitation wavelength-dependent dual fluorescence emission have been developed. The mixing extent of the two emission bands can be modulated by tuning the excitation wavelength resulting... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Reductive Stress Imaging in the Endoplasmic Reticulum by Using Living Cells and Zebrafish ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC04711E, Communication Huawei Niu, Yongru Zhang, fangfang zhao, saijun mo, wenbo cao, Yong Ye, Yu Fen Zhao The excessive accumulation of reducing agents in the ER leads to a constitutively high UPR. And co-function of GSH, Cys with HOCl in biological process are not well understood. To... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Promoting Water Dissociation Performance by Borinic Acid for Strong-Acid/Base-Free Hydrogen Evolution Reaction ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC04569D, Communication Xinhu Lv, Xueyuan Wang, Yan Zhou, Hai Xu, Wen-Ming Wan A new type of organic proton donor for strong-acid/base-free hydrogen evolution reaction is reported, by taking advantage of the electron deficience of boron center of borinic acid and the strong... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Boosting electrocatalytic nitrogen fixation via energy-efficient anodic oxidation of sodium gluconate ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC04378K, Communication Lu Zhao, Xuan Kuang, Cheng Chen, Xu Sun, Zhiling Wang, Qin Wei Here, we report an anodic replacement of the water oxidation reaction (ARR) with more readily oxidizable species to facilitate ambient electrocatalytic nitrogen reduction reaction (NRR). An acid and alkali resistant... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Nanobiohybrids: a new concept for metal nanoparticles synthesis ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC04944D, Highlight Open Access Open Access Creative Commons Licence  This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported Licence. Jose M. Palomo In recent years, nanoscience and nanotechnology have brought a great revolution in different areas. In particular, the synthesis of transition metal nanoparticles has been of great relevance for their use... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Molecular Recognition of Organophosphorus Compounds in Water and Inhibition of Their Toxicity to Acetylcholinesterase ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC04603H, Communication Wei-Er Liu, Zhao Chen, Liu-Pan Yang, Ho Yu Au-Yeung, Wei Jiang The molecular tubes with hydrogen bonding donors in their deep hydrophobic cavity are able to selectively bind organophosphorus compounds in water through hydrogen bonding and the hydrophobic effect. They can... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Ultra-small Pd Nanoparticles Derived from Supramolecular Assembly for Enhanced Electrochemical Reduction of CO2 to CO ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC02393C, Communication Ruru Chen, Minna Cao, Weiguang Yang, Huimin Wang, Suyuan Zhang, Hongfang Li, Rong Cao Ultral-small Pd nanoparticles were successfully prepared through reduction a supramolecular assembly formed between the macrocyclic decamethylcucurbit[5]uril (Me10CB[5]) and [PdCl4]2- anions via H-bonds. The final Pd NPs exhibit excellent activity and... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Recent Advances in Alkoxy Radical-Promoted C-C and C-H Bond Functionalization Starting from Free Alcohols ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC04785A, Feature Article Xinxin Wu, Chen Zhu Direct functionalization of inert C(sp3)-C(sp3) and C(sp3)-H bonds represents one of most valuable synthetic tactics, yet remaining the large obstacles in terms of reactivity and selectivity. Alkoxy radical enables the... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Selective Mono- and Dimetallation of a Group 3 Sandwich Complex ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC03825F, Communication Antonio J. Martinez-Martinez, Alan Kennedy, Valerie Paprocki, Felipe Fantuzzi, Rian David Dewhurst, Charles T. O'Hara, Holger Braunschweig, Robert E. Mulvey The scandium Cp/COT hybrid sandwich compound [(5-C5H5)Sc(8-C8H8)] is resistant to metallation via conventional alkyllithium and lithium amide bases. In this work, clean, selective, stoichiometric and high-yielding mono- and dimetallation is... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Tyrosine, cysteine, and proton coupled electron transfer in a ribonucleotide reductase-inspired beta hairpin maquette ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC04067F, Communication Tyler G. McCaslin, Cynthia V. Pagba, Hyea Hwang, James C. Gumbart, San-Hui Chi, Joseph W. Perry, Bridgette A. Barry Tyrosine residues act as intermediates in proton coupled electron transfer reactions (PCET) in proteins. 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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Pseudodiborenes: hydride-bridged diboranes(5) as two-electron reductants of chalcogens ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC04692E, Communication Dominic Prieschl, Maximilian Dietz, Jonas Muessig, Katharina Wagner, Ivo Krummenacher, Holger Braunschweig The reactivity of two nucleophilic neutral sp2-sp3 diboranes towards chalcogens is presented herein. Both diboranes(5) serve as two-electron reductants, incorporating oxygen, sulfur and selenium atoms. Treatment with chalcogen sources results... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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In situ Photoacoustic Imaging of Cysteine to Reveal the Mechanism of Limited GSH Synthesis in Pulmonary Fibrosis ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC03814K, Communication Hui Wang, Yixin Zhang, Yuyun Yang, Zixu He, Chuanchen Wu, Wei Zhang, Wen Zhang, Ju Liu, Ping Li, Bo Tang We developed a photoacoustic and fluorescent dual-mode imaging probe, CCYS, for the detection of cysteine with high selectivity and sensitivity in a living system for the first time. By using... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Ring-opening metathesis polymerization-induced self-assembly (ROMPISA) ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC04445K, Highlight Open Access Open Access Creative Commons Licence  This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported Licence. Spyridon Varlas, Jeffrey C. Foster, Rachel K. O'Reilly Ring-opening metathesis polymerization-induced self-assembly (ROMPISA) has expanded the preparation of PISA nano-objects beyond radical polymerization approaches. In this highlight article, we summarize current advances and existing challenges in ROMPISA methodologies. 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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Reductive linear- and cyclo-trimerization of isocyanides using an Al–Al-bonded compound ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC04344F, Communication Weixing Chen, Yanxia Zhao, Wenhua Xu, Ji-Hu Su, Lingyi Shen, Li Liu, Biao Wu, Xiao-Juan Yang Dialumane can promote cyclo-trimerization of isocyanides in the presence of Na, affording the product [Na][LAl{μ-η1:η2-(tBuNC)3}Al(CN)L] with a unique aromatic tri(tert-butylimino)deltate dianion [C3N3(tBu)3]2−. 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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Selective production of indane and its derivatives from lignin over a modified niobium-based catalyst ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC04101J, Communication Yu Xin, Yaxuan Jing, Lin Dong, Xiaohui Liu, Yong Guo, Yanqin Wang We provide a new route for the high yield production of indane and its derivatives from lignin over a decorated Ru/Nb2O5 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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Artificial β-propeller protein-based hydrolases ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC04388H, Communication David E. Clarke, Hiroki Noguchi, Jean-Louis A. G. Gryspeerdt, Steven De Feyter, Arnout R. D. Voet We investigated symmetrical β-propeller protein scaffolds as artificial hydrolases and discovered their catalytic mechanism to be centred around a threonine–histidine dyad. 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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Thiocyanate Radical Mediated Dehydration of Aldoximes with Visible Light and Air ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC05354A, Communication Yongliang Ban, Jian-Ling Dai, Xiao-Ling Jin, Qing-Bao Zhang, Qiang Liu We developed a new means of activating aldoximes by in situ generated thiocyanate radical from ammonium thiocyanate and molecular oxygen at the room temperature. With catalytic amount of organic dye... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Evolving polymersomes autonomously generated in and regulated by a semibatch pH oscillator ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC03486B, Communication Open Access Open Access Creative Commons Licence  This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported Licence. Jinshan Guo, Eszter Poros-Tarcali, Juan Perez-Mercader pH-O-PISA: a semibatch pH oscillator drives polymerization by generating radicals periodically while simultaneously regulating the evolution of the self-assembled polymersomes. 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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Accelerated acquisition in pure-shift spectra based on prior knowledge from 1H NMR ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC05222D, Communication Alexandra Shchukina, Magdalena Kaźmierczak, Paweł Kasprzak, Matthew Davy, Geoffrey Akien, Craig Philip Butts, Krzysztof Kazimierczuk Pure-shift NMR enhances the spectral resolution, but the optimal resolutions can only be obtained at the cost of the acquisition time. We propose to accelerate the acquisition using optimised ’burst’... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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A robust electrocatalytic activity toward hydrogen evolution reaction from W/W2C heterostructured nanoparticles coated by N,P dual-doped carbon layer ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC04318G, Communication Quan Zhang, Fang Luo, Hao Hu, Ruizhi Xu, Konggang Qu, Zehui Yang, Jingxiang Xu, Weiwei Cai W/W2C heterostructured nanoparticles encapsulated by N,P dual-doped carbon (W/W2C@NPC) fabricated from the carbonization of the in-situ polymerized polyaniline (PANI) and phosphotungstic acid requires low overpotentials of 55 mV and 82... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Novel oxacalix[2]arene[2]triazines with thermally active delayed fluorescence and aggregation-induced emission properties ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC04995A, Communication Yin-Feng Wang, Hai-Yan Lu, Yi-Fan Shen, Meng Li, Chuan-Feng Chen A new kind of oxacalixarenes based on trazine moiety have been synthesized, which showed high twisted conformations and small ΔEST, as well as temperature-dependent transient PL decay curves, indicating the... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Heterocyclization involving Benzylic C(sp3)–H Functionalization Enabled by Visible Light Photoredox Catalysis ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC04287C, Communication Ganesh Pandey, Ramkrishna Laha, Pradip Kumar Mondal A general and efficient method of heterocyclization involving benzylic C(sp3)-H functionalization enabled by visible light photoredox catalysis to access a wide range of structurally diverse oxygen as well as nitrogen... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Asymmetric behaviour of Li/Li symmetric cells for Li metal batteries ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC04082J, Communication Dongho Koo, Bomee Kwon, Jeonghyeop Lee, Kyu Tae Lee The failure mechanism of Li metal electrodes has not been fully understood yet. Herein, the asymmetric behavior of Li metal electrodes in Li/Li symmetric cells is demonstrated in terms of... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Structure–activity–distribution relationship study of anti-cancer antimycin-type depsipeptides ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC03051D, Communication Jeremy Seidel, Yupeng Miao, William Porterfield, Wenlong Cai, Xuejun Zhu, Seong-Jong Kim, Fanghao Hu, Santi Bhattarai-Kline, Wei Min, Wenjun Zhang A structure–activity–distribution relationship study of antimycin-type depsipeptides is demonstrated with bioorthogonal Raman 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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Mechanochemically synthesized MgAl layered double hydroxide nanosheets for efficient catalytic removal of carbonyl sulfide and H2S ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC03637G, Communication Jinxing Mi, Xiaoping Chen, Qiuyun Zhang, Yong Zheng, Yihong Xiao, Fujian Liu, Chak-tong Au, Lilong Jiang Mechanochemically prepared MgAl-LDH nanosheets with high crystallinity and large surface areas show excellent activities in COS hydrolysis and H2S oxidation. 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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Lewis base-catalyzed asymmetric sulfenylation of alkenes: construction of sulfenylated lactones and application to the formal syntheses of (−)-nicotlactone B and (−)-galbacin ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC04758A, Communication Hui-Yun Luo, Yu-Yang Xie, Xu-Feng Song, Jia-Wei Dong, Deng Zhu, Zhi-Min Chen An efficient method for the preparation of chiral sulfenylated lactones was described based on Lewis base-catalyzed enantioselective sulfenylation of alkenes. 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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Charge transfer liquid: a stable donor–acceptor interaction in the solvent-free liquid state ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC03671G, Communication Vivek Chandrakant Wakchaure, Lekshmi V. Pillai, Goudappagouda, Kayaramkodath Chandran Ranjeesh, Suman Chakrabarty, Sapna Ravindranathan, Pattuparambil R. Rajamohanan, Sukumaran Santhosh Babu A new charge transfer solvent-free liquid having high stability even with donor–acceptor ratio of 1000 : 1 is demonstrated. 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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Solvation-dependent switching of solid-state luminescence of a fluorinated aromatic tetrapyrazole ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC03932E, Communication Zhenglin Zhang, Thien Lieu, Chia-Hua Wu, Xiqu Wang, Judy I. Wu, Olafs Daugulis, Ognjen Š. Miljanić Switchable solid-state fluorescence has been observed as a consequence of reversible solvation. 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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Torsional chirality generation based on cyclic oligomers constructed from an odd number of pyrenes ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC03123E, Communication Ryo Kurosaki, Mitsuharu Suzuki, Hironobu Hayashi, Michiya Fujiki, Naoki Aratani, Hiroko Yamada Unique asymmetric compounds with no stereogenic chiral centers are achieved because of an odd number of repeating units. 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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Acid-catalyzed chirality-transferring intramolecular Friedel–Crafts cyclization of α-hydroxy-α-alkenylsilanes ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, 55,8635-8638 DOI: 10.1039/C9CC03509E, Communication Kazuhiko Sakaguchi, Shunnichi Kubota, Wataru Akagi, Naoko Ikeda, Masato Higashino, Shoma Ariyoshi, Tetsuro Shinada, Yasufumi Ohfune, Takahiro Nishimura Acid-catalyzed intramolecular Friedel–Crafts cyclization of optically active α-hydroxy-α-alkenylsilanes possessing a benzene ring (>99% ee) with TMSOTf as a Lewis acid gave enantio-enriched tetrahydronaphthalenes (up to 98% ee). The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Record-high thermal stability achieved in a novel single-component all-organic ferroelectric crystal exhibiting polymorphism ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC04434E, Communication Sanjay Dutta, Vikas, Ashok Yadav, Ramamoorthy Boomishankar, Anu Bala, Vijay Kumar, Tirthankar Chakraborty, Suja Elizabeth, Parthapratim Munshi A novel single-component organic ferroelectric crystal is reported to persist in its phase up to a record-high temperature (521.2 K) and undergoes polymorphic modifications afterwards. 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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Mechanistic insights of Cu(II)-mediated ortho-C–H amination of arenes by capturing fleeting intermediates and theoretical calculations ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC04317A, Communication Manoj Kumar, Shalini Verma, Anubhav Kumar, Pawan K. Mishra, Raghunath O. Ramabhadran, Shibdas Banerjee, Akhilesh K. Verma The mechanism of copper-mediated ortho-C–H amination of arenes is investigated by real-time tracking of intermediates and products via online mass spectrometry. To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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A PEGylated megamer-based microRNA delivery system activatable by stepwise microenvironment stimulation ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC03846A, Communication Wangteng Wu, Qida Hu, Meng Wang, Shiyi Shao, Xinyu Zhao, Hongzhen Bai, Junming Huang, Guping Tang, Tingbo Liang A biodegradable, oncosensitive, megamer-based delivery system has been developed for microenvironment-activatable miRNA therapy. To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Connecting a carbonyl and a π-conjugated group through a p-phenylene linker by (5+1) benzene ring formation ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, 55,8575-8578 DOI: 10.1039/C9CC04012A, Communication Open Access Open Access Creative Commons Licence  This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported Licence. Tatsuya Morofuji, Hanae Kinoshita, Naokazu Kano A benzene ring was formed to connect a carbonyl group of various methyl ketones with a π-conjugated group through a p-phenylene linker. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Temperature-responsive extraction of violacein using a tuneable anionic surfactant-based system ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, 55,8643-8646 DOI: 10.1039/C9CC03831K, Communication Nicolas Schaeffer, Mariam Kholany, Telma L. M. Veloso, Joana Luísa Pereira, Sónia P. M. Ventura, Jean-Marc Nicaud, João A. P. Coutinho A tuneable and thermoresponsive ionic system is applied to the extraction and cloud-point separation of violacein from biomass. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Which future for stereogenic phosphorus? Lessons from P* pincer complexes of iron(II) ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9CC03910D, Feature Article Open Access Open Access Creative Commons Licence  This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported Licence. Raffael Huber, Alessandro Passera, Antonio Mezzetti Locking the chelate conformation and supplying steric bulk for enantiodiscrimination: a tough task for stereogenic phosphorus in multidentate ligands. To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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A general diversity oriented synthesis of asymmetric double-decker shaped silsesquioxanes ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, 55,8623-8626 DOI: 10.1039/C9CC03972D, Communication Badru-Deen Barry, Jonathan E. Dannatt, Austin K. King, Andre Lee, Robert E. Maleczka A strategically novel synthesis of nano-sized, asymmetrically functionalized double-decker shaped silsesquioxanes (DDSQ) is reported. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Water gated contrast switching with polymer–silica hybrid nanoparticles ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, 55,8540-8543 DOI: 10.1039/C9CC03312B, Communication Juan Pellico, Connor M. Ellis, Jack Miller, Jason J. Davis The polymeric capping of a paramagnetically doped MSN enables the generation of high T1 MRI contrast which is highly pH responsive through a fully reversible change in polymer conformation. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Unravelling the role of amino acid sequence order in the assembly and function of the amyloid-β core ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, 55,8595-8598 DOI: 10.1039/C9CC03654G, Communication Santu Bera, Elad Arad, Lee Schnaider, Shira Shaham-Niv, Valeria Castelletto, Yossef Peretz, Dor Zaguri, Raz Jelinek, Ehud Gazit, Ian W. Hamley Here we report the influence of amino acid sequence order on the self-assembly and biological functions of the core recognition motif of Amyloid β. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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A preceramic polymer derived nanoporous carbon hybrid for supercapacitors ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, 55,8631-8634 DOI: 10.1039/C9CC04146J, Communication Ipsita P. Swain, Soobhankar Pati, Shantanu K. Behera A novel two step synthesis from a preceramic polymer afforded a nanoporous carbon hybrid with specific surface area of 1798 m2 g−1, porosity in the range of 1–4 nm, and excellent capacitive properties including specific capacitance of 333 F g−1. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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A supermolecular building block approach for construction of chiral metal–organic frameworks ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, 55,8639-8642 DOI: 10.1039/C9CC02787D, Communication Hong Jiang, Kai-Jie Chen, Fan-Fan Zheng, Xu Chen, Yan Liu, Yong Cui Three isoreticular chiral porous metal–organic frameworks (MOFs) with different pore environments are synthesized through a supermolecular building block approach. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Alkyne aza-Prins cyclization of N-(hexa-3,5-diynyl)tosylamides with aldehydes using triflic acid and a binuclear aluminum complex ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, 55,8619-8622 DOI: 10.1039/C9CC03700D, Communication Naoko Kobayashi, Kazuma Kaneko, Sho Amemiya, Keiichi Noguchi, Masahiro Yamanaka, Akio Saito The alkyne aza-Prins cyclization of 3,5-diynyl amides and various aldehydes was developed as a first example of the aza-Prins cyclization with the introduction of TfO groups. This method could be applied to homopropargyl amides. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Laser-induced oxygen vacancies in FeCo2O4 nanoparticles for boosting oxygen evolution and reduction ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, 55,8579-8582 DOI: 10.1039/C9CC04283K, Communication Qiu Kang-Wen, Cong Xi, Yan Zhang, Rui Zhang, Zhe Li, Gu-Rong Sheng, Hui Liu, Cun-Ku Dong, Yong-Jun Chen, Xi-Wen Du Abundant oxygen vacancies are successfully introduced into NiFe2O4 nanoparticles by laser fragmentation, resulting in dramatic improvement of catalytic activities for oxygen evolution and reduction. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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A FRET probe for the detection of alkylating agents ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, 55,8655-8658 DOI: 10.1039/C9CC04391H, Communication Wei Tuo, Jaufret Bouquet, Frédéric Taran, Thierry Le Gall A fluorogenic FRET probe allows efficient detection of toxic alkylating agents through a self-immolative reaction. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Self-deoxygenating glassware ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, 55,8544-8547 DOI: 10.1039/C9CC03477C, Communication Mitchell D. Nothling, Thomas G. McKenzie, Isaac A. Eastland, Hao-Che Chien, Joe Collins, Anne S. Meyer, Greg G. Qiao A variety of common glassware is covalently functionalised with glucose oxidase, enabling the recyclable removal of dissolved oxygen from reaction solutions. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Recent advances in the synthesis of axially chiral biaryls via transition metal-catalysed asymmetric C–H functionalization ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, 55,8514-8523 DOI: 10.1039/C9CC03967H, Feature Article Gang Liao, Tao Zhou, Qi-Jun Yao, Bing-Feng Shi Recent advances in the synthesis of axially chiral biaryls via transition metal-catalysed asymmetric C–H functionalization are reported. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Amyloid fibrils from organic solutions of an amphiphilic dipeptide ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, 55,8556-8559 DOI: 10.1039/C9CC04139G, Communication Jordi Casanovas, Enric Mayans, Angélica Díaz, Ana M. Gil, Ana I. Jiménez, Carlos Cativiela, Jordi Puiggalí, Carlos Alemán A diphenylalanine amphiphile blocked at the C-terminus with a fluorenylmethyl ester and stabilized at the N-terminus with a trifluoroacetate forms amyloid fibril networks in organic solvents. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Sequestration of carbon monoxide at room temperature at vacancy sites of graphene ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, 55,8607-8610 DOI: 10.1039/C9CC04225C, Communication Gennaro Chiarello, Vito Fabio, Danil W. Boukhvalov, Antonio Politano Unsaturated C atoms at vacancies of the graphene lattice are able to capture carbon monoxide at room temperature, with the formation of C–O–C bonds, as indicated by their corresponding vibrational mode at 150 meV (1209 cm−1). The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Extra hydrogen bonding interactions by peripheral indole groups stabilize benzene-1,3,5-tricarboxamide helical assemblies ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, 55,8548-8551 DOI: 10.1039/C9CC03906F, Communication Gaëtan Basuyaux, Alaric Desmarchelier, Geoffrey Gontard, Nicolas Vanthuyne, Jamal Moussa, Hani Amouri, Matthieu Raynal, Laurent Bouteiller The indole groups (Ind) of these BTA monomers provide an additional hydrogen bonding interaction that enables the formation of remarkably stable supramolecular helices. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Monomeric thorium dihydrido complexes: versatile precursors to actinide metallacycles ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, 55,8560-8563 DOI: 10.1039/C9CC04013G, Communication Guorui Qin, Yang Wang, Xianghui Shi, Iker Del Rosal, Laurent Maron, Jianhua Cheng The monomeric actinide dihydrido complex [(CpAr*)(Cp*)ThH2(THF)] (2) and actinide metallacyclopentyne [(CpAr*)(Cp*)Th(PhCH–CC–CHPh)] (4) were obtained for the first time. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Continuous flow knitting of a triptycene hypercrosslinked polymer ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, 55,8571-8574 DOI: 10.1039/C9CC03731D, Communication Open Access Open Access Creative Commons Licence  This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported Licence. Cher Hon Lau, Tian-dan Lu, Shi-Peng Sun, Xianfeng Chen, Mariolino Carta, Daniel M. Dawson Hypercrosslinked polymers suitable for carbon capture were produced in continuous flow synthesis using 10% of the time required for typical batch reactions, precluding the need for lengthy reactions to produce microporous polymeric adsorbents. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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A BODIPY biosensor to detect and drive self-assembly of diphenylalanine ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, 55,8564-8566 DOI: 10.1039/C9CC03810H, Communication Li Quan, Jianhua Gu, Wenhai Lin, Yanchun Wei, Yuebin Lin, Lei Liu, Hongyan Ding, Changjiang Pan, Zhigang Xie, Tianfu Wu Diphenylalanine (FF), as the smallest unit and core recognition motif of β-amyloid (Aβ), could self-assemble into nanofibers, which induces an early onset of Alzheimer's disease (AD). The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Enantiodiscrimination by matrix-assisted DOSY NMR ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, 55,8611-8614 DOI: 10.1039/C9CC04268G, Communication Kahlil Schwanka Salome, Cláudio Francisco Tormena This article describes the enantiodiscrimination of analytes using low price CSAs and Matrix-Assisted 1H and 19F-{1H}-DOSY NMR. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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A class of metal diboride electrocatalysts synthesized by a molten salt-assisted reaction for the hydrogen evolution reaction ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, 55,8627-8630 DOI: 10.1039/C9CC03638E, Communication Feifan Guo, Yuanyuan Wu, Xuan Ai, Hui Chen, Guo-Dong Li, Wei Chen, Xiaoxin Zou A family of metallic diborides are synthesized via a molten salt-assisted method and their activity trend toward the HER is investigated. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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An earth-abundant system for light-driven CO2 reduction to CO using a pyridinophane iron catalyst ()
Chem. Commun., 2019, 55,8552-8555 DOI: 10.1039/C9CC04191E, Communication Yuto Sakaguchi, Arnau Call, Mihaela Cibian, Kosei Yamauchi, Ken Sakai A visible-light-driven earth-abundant photocatalytic system for CO2 reduction using an iron catalyst and a copper photosensitizer produces CO as a main product (TONCO = 565) with a high selectivity over H2 production (SelCO2 = 84%). The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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