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Bio-inspired synthesis of metal nanomaterials and applications

Chem. Soc. Rev. - 2 September, 2015 - 13:17

Chem. Soc. Rev., 2015, 44,6330-6374
DOI: 10.1039/C5CS00133A, Review ArticleOpen Access Open Access Creative Commons Licence&nbsp This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported Licence.Jiale Huang, Liqin Lin, Daohua Sun, Huimei Chen, Dapeng Yang, Qingbiao Li
Recent progress and trends as well as challenges and opportunities in the bio-inspired synthesis of metal nanomaterials and their applications in various fields are discussed in this critical review.
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"Carbo-aromaticity" and novel carbo-aromatic compounds

Chem. Soc. Rev. - 2 September, 2015 - 13:17

Chem. Soc. Rev., 2015, 44,6535-6559
DOI: 10.1039/C5CS00244C, Review ArticleKevin Cocq, Christine Lepetit, Valerie Maraval, Remi Chauvin
Recent advances in experimental and theoretical studies of carbo-benzene derivatives, along with the proposition of a generalization of the definition of aromaticity to the two-membered [small pi]-rings of triple bonds, suggest relevance for the notion of "carbo-aromaticity".
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Anisotropically branched metal nanostructures

Chem. Soc. Rev. - 2 September, 2015 - 13:17

Chem. Soc. Rev., 2015, 44,6001-6017
DOI: 10.1039/C5CS00213C, Tutorial ReviewEnyi Ye, Michelle D. Regulacio, Shuang-Yuan Zhang, Xian Jun Loh, Ming-Yong Han
This tutorial review provides an essential introduction to colloidally prepared branched metal nanostructures and their utility in plasmonics, catalysis and biomedicine.
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Emerging translational research on magnetic nanoparticles for regenerative medicine

Chem. Soc. Rev. - 2 September, 2015 - 13:17

Chem. Soc. Rev., 2015, 44,6306-6329
DOI: 10.1039/C4CS00322E, Review ArticleYu Gao, Jing Lim, Swee-Hin Teoh, Chenjie Xu
This review summarizes current advances, challenges, and future opportunities of magnetic nanoparticles for regenerative medicine.
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The nanoparticle biomolecule corona: lessons learned - challenge accepted?

Chem. Soc. Rev. - 2 September, 2015 - 13:17

Chem. Soc. Rev., 2015, 44,6094-6121
DOI: 10.1039/C5CS00217F, Review ArticleD. Docter, D. Westmeier, M. Markiewicz, S. Stolte, S. K. Knauer, R. H. Stauber
Besides the wide use of engineered nanomaterials (NMs) in technical products, their applications are not only increasing in biotechnology and biomedicine, but also in the environmental field.
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Recent developments and future prospects of all-metal aromatic compounds

Chem. Soc. Rev. - 2 September, 2015 - 13:17

Chem. Soc. Rev., 2015, 44,6519-6534
DOI: 10.1039/C5CS00341E, Review ArticleJose M. Mercero, Alexander I. Boldyrev, Gabriel Merino, Jesus M. Ugalde
This review illustrates recent advances in extending aromaticity/antiaromaticity concepts to inorganic and all-metal rings in order to account for their electronic structure and stability.
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Nanoparticle colloidal stability in cell culture media and impact on cellular interactions

Chem. Soc. Rev. - 2 September, 2015 - 13:17

Chem. Soc. Rev., 2015, 44,6287-6305
DOI: 10.1039/C4CS00487F, Review ArticleThomas L. Moore, Laura Rodriguez-Lorenzo, Vera Hirsch, Sandor Balog, Dominic Urban, Corinne Jud, Barbara Rothen-Rutishauser, Marco Lattuada, Alke Petri-Fink
This review discusses nanoparticle colloidal stability in biological media in an attempt to shed light on the difficulty correlating nanoparticle physico-chemical properties and biological fate.
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Enzymatic conversion of carbon dioxide

Chem. Soc. Rev. - 2 September, 2015 - 13:17

Chem. Soc. Rev., 2015, 44,5981-6000
DOI: 10.1039/C5CS00182J, Tutorial ReviewJiafu Shi, Yanjun Jiang, Zhongyi Jiang, Xueyan Wang, Xiaoli Wang, Shaohua Zhang, Pingping Han, Chen Yang
Recent advances in the enzymatic conversion of CO2 are reviewed and highlighted.
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Development of individualized anti-metastasis strategies by engineering nanomedicines

Chem. Soc. Rev. - 2 September, 2015 - 13:17

Chem. Soc. Rev., 2015, 44,6258-6286
DOI: 10.1039/C4CS00511B, Review ArticleQianjun He, Shengrong Guo, Zhiyong Qian, Xiaoyuan Chen
An overview of various nanomedicine-based anti-metastasis strategies aiming at one or more steps of the metastatic cascade.
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Structural design of graphene for use in electrochemical energy storage devices

Chem. Soc. Rev. - 2 September, 2015 - 13:17

Chem. Soc. Rev., 2015, 44,6230-6257
DOI: 10.1039/C5CS00147A, Review ArticleKunfeng Chen, Shuyan Song, Fei Liu, Dongfeng Xue
This review elucidates the structural design methodologies toward high-performance graphene-based electrode materials for electrochemical energy storage devices.
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Ir-Catalyzed enantioselective group transfer reactions

Chem. Soc. Rev. - 2 September, 2015 - 13:17

Chem. Soc. Rev., 2015, 44,5969-5980
DOI: 10.1039/C5CS00354G, Tutorial ReviewAndrew G. Schafer, Simon B. Blakey
This tutorial review highlights the emergence of iridium complexes as catalysts for enantioselective group transfer reactions.
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Magnetic criteria of aromaticity

Chem. Soc. Rev. - 2 September, 2015 - 13:17

Chem. Soc. Rev., 2015, 44,6597-6615
DOI: 10.1039/C5CS00114E, Review ArticleRenana Gershoni-Poranne, Amnon Stanger
A review summarizing recent advances in magnetic criteria for identification and evaluation of aromaticity.
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Centrifugal microfluidic platforms: advanced unit operations and applications

Chem. Soc. Rev. - 2 September, 2015 - 13:17

Chem. Soc. Rev., 2015, 44,6187-6229
DOI: 10.1039/C4CS00371C, Review ArticleOpen Access Open Access Creative Commons Licence&nbsp This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported Licence.O. Strohmeier, M. Keller, F. Schwemmer, S. Zehnle, D. Mark, F. von Stetten, R. Zengerle, N. Paust
Review on miniaturization, integration, and automation of laboratory processes within centrifugal microfluidic platforms. For efficient implementation of applications, building blocks are categorized into unit operations and process chains.
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Cyclophanes containing large polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons

Chem. Soc. Rev. - 2 September, 2015 - 13:17

Chem. Soc. Rev., 2015, 44,6494-6518
DOI: 10.1039/C5CS00274E, Review ArticleParisa Ghods Ghasemabadi, Tieguang Yao, Graham J. Bodwell
Big, bigger, biggest. This Review puts the spotlight on the handful of PAHs with four or more rings that have been incorporated into cyclophanes. Lessons in synthesis, structure, fundamental concepts and properties abound in these remarkable molecules that feature PAHs ranging in size from pyrene to hexabenzocoronene.
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Pro-aromatic and anti-aromatic [small pi]-conjugated molecules: an irresistible wish to be diradicals

Chem. Soc. Rev. - 2 September, 2015 - 13:17

Chem. Soc. Rev., 2015, 44,6578-6596
DOI: 10.1039/C5CS00051C, Review ArticleZebing Zeng, Xueliang Shi, Chunyan Chi, Juan T. Lopez Navarrete, Juan Casado, Jishan Wu
Pro-aromatic and anti-aromatic [small pi]-conjugated molecules are demonstrated to have an irresistible wish to be diradicals in the ground state.
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The excited state antiaromatic benzene ring: a molecular Mr Hyde?

Chem. Soc. Rev. - 2 September, 2015 - 13:17

Chem. Soc. Rev., 2015, 44,6472-6493
DOI: 10.1039/C5CS00057B, Review ArticleRaffaello Papadakis, Henrik Ottosson
Baird's rule tells that benzene is an antiaromatic "Mr Hyde" in its lowest excited states, explaining many photoreactions of benzene derivatives.
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Non-alternant non-benzenoid kekulenes: the birth of a new kekulene family

Chem. Soc. Rev. - 2 September, 2015 - 13:17

Chem. Soc. Rev., 2015, 44,6560-6577
DOI: 10.1039/C5CS00185D, Review ArticleHirokazu Miyoshi, Shunpei Nobusue, Akihiro Shimizu, Yoshito Tobe
Theoretical and experimental aspects of kekulene and its benzenoid, non-benzenoid and non-alternant type congeners are reviewed.
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The dynamic, size-dependent properties of [5]-[12]cycloparaphenylenes

Chem. Soc. Rev. - 2 September, 2015 - 13:17

Chem. Soc. Rev., 2015, 44,6401-6410
DOI: 10.1039/C5CS00143A, Tutorial ReviewEvan R. Darzi, Ramesh Jasti
A collection of data and discussion on the optical, electronic, and solid-state structure of [5]-[12]cycloparaphenylene.
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Peptide self-assembly for nanomaterials: the old new kid on the block

Chem. Soc. Rev. - 2 September, 2015 - 13:17

Chem. Soc. Rev., 2015, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C5CS00470E, Review ArticleEmiliana De Santis, Maxim G. Ryadnov
Self-assembling peptide materials are categorised according to main nanomaterial forms in relation to non-peptide materials.
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A chemistry and material perspective on lithium redox flow batteries towards high-density electrical energy storage

Chem. Soc. Rev. - 2 September, 2015 - 13:17

Chem. Soc. Rev., 2015, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C5CS00289C, Review ArticleYu Zhao, Yu Ding, Yutao Li, Lele Peng, Hye Ryung Byon, John B. Goodenough, Guihua Yu
This review summarizes the latest advances and challenges from a chemistry and material perspective on Li-redox flow batteries that combine the synergistic features of Li-ion batteries and redox flow batteries towards large-scale high-density energy storage systems.
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