Royal Society of Chemistry

Enantioselective adsorption in homochiral metal-organic frameworks: the pore size influence

Chem. Commun. - 17 May, 2015 - 17:54

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,8998-9001
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC02706C, CommunicationZhi-Gang Gu, Sylvain Grosjean, Stefan Brase, Christof Woll, Lars Heinke
Uptake experiments in thin films of isoreticular chiral MOFs of type Cu2(Dcam)2(L) with identical stereogenic centers but different pore dimensions show that the enantioselectivity is significantly influenced by the pore size.
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Sulfonic acid functionalized ionic liquids for dissolution of metal oxides and solvent extraction of metal ions

Chem. Commun. - 17 May, 2015 - 17:54

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,9006-9009
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC02731D, CommunicationDavid Dupont, Stijn Raiguel, Koen Binnemans
Sulfonic acid functionalized ionic liquids can dissolve metal oxides and extract metal ions very efficiently.
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Total synthesis of (-)-deguelin via an iterative pyran-ring formation strategy

Chem. Commun. - 17 May, 2015 - 17:54

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,9026-9029
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC02215K, CommunicationSeungbeom Lee, Hongchan An, Dong-Jo Chang, Jaebong Jang, Kyeojin Kim, Jaehoon Sim, Jeeyeon Lee, Young-Ger Suh
Asymmetric synthesis of (-)-deguelin has been accomplished via iterative pyran-ring formation of the O- and C-arylation precursor prepared by an anionic addition of a chromene unit to aryloxy alkyl aldehyde.
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Circularly polarized luminescence of AIE-active chiral O-BODIPYs induced via intramolecular energy transfer

Chem. Commun. - 17 May, 2015 - 17:54

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,9014-9017
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC01994J, CommunicationShuwei Zhang, Yuxiang Wang, Fandian Meng, Chunhui Dai, Yixiang Cheng, Chengjian Zhu
Two AIE-active chiral BINOL-based O-BODIPY enantiomers (R/S-5) were synthesized and showed mirror-image red-colour CPL induced via intramolecular energy transfer.
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Generation of a pair of independently binding DNA aptamers in a single round of selection using proximity ligation

Chem. Commun. - 17 May, 2015 - 17:54

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,9050-9053
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC02314A, CommunicationO. Chumphukam, T. T. Le, S. Piletsky, A. E. G. Cass
The ability to rapidly generate a pair of aptamers that bind independently to a protein target would greatly extend their use as reagents for two site ('sandwich') assays.
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Multivalent aptamer-RNA based fluorescent probes for carrier-free detection of cellular microRNA-34a in mucin1-expressing cancer cells

Chem. Commun. - 17 May, 2015 - 17:54

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,9038-9041
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC02052B, CommunicationJihyun Kim, Eunjoo Lee, Yoon Young Kang, Hyejung Mok
In this study, multivalent carrier-free aptamer-RNA based fluorescent probes (CF-probes) were designed as a simpler, more reliable, timesaving strategy for cellular miRNA detection.
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Spinach RNA aptamer detects lead(II) with high selectivity

Chem. Commun. - 17 May, 2015 - 17:54

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,9034-9037
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC01526J, CommunicationSaurja DasGupta, Sandip A. Shelke, Nan-sheng Li, Joseph A. Piccirilli
Spinach sensor is the first RNA-based sensor that detects Pb2+ with high selectivity.
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Real-time monitoring of the mitophagy process by a photostable fluorescent mitochondrion-specific bioprobe with AIE characteristics

Chem. Commun. - 17 May, 2015 - 17:54

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,9022-9025
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC02486B, CommunicationWeijie Zhang, Ryan T. K. Kwok, Yilong Chen, Sijie Chen, Engui Zhao, Chris Y. Y. Yu, Jacky W. Y. Lam, Qichang Zheng, Ben Zhong Tang
A tetraphenylethene-based AIE bioprobe is developed for mitochondrial imaging. The probe shows high brightness, tolerance to environmental changes and photostability, making it promising for monitoring of mitophagy process.
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Modular design of SPIRO-OMeTAD analogues as hole transport materials in solar cells

Chem. Commun. - 17 May, 2015 - 17:54

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,8935-8938
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC02129D, CommunicationOpen Access Open Access Creative Commons Licence&nbsp This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported Licence.Alexander T. Murray, Jarvist M. Frost, Christopher H. Hendon, Christopher D. Molloy, David R. Carbery, Aron Walsh
We report the ionisation potentials of twelve modifications of the hole conducting material SPIRO-OMeTAD.
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Stereoselective synthesis of glycosides using (salen)Co catalysts as promoters

Chem. Commun. - 17 May, 2015 - 17:54

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,8939-8941
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC02552D, CommunicationSandra Medina, Alexander S. Henderson, John F. Bower, M. Carmen Galan
The use of (salen)Co catalysts as a new class of bench-stable stereoselective glycosylation promoters of trichloroacetimidate glycosyl donors at room temperature is described.
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Chloride triggered reversible switching from a metallosupramolecular [Pd2L4]4+ cage to a [Pd2L2Cl4] metallo-macrocycle with release of endo- and exo-hedrally bound guests

Chem. Commun. - 17 May, 2015 - 17:54

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,9042-9045
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC02226F, CommunicationOpen Access Open Access Creative Commons Licence&nbsp This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported Licence.Dan Preston, Alyssa Fox-Charles, Warrick K. C. Lo, James D. Crowley
A metallosupramolecular [Pd2L4]4+ cage can be cleanly, and reversibly, converted into a [Pd2L2Cl4] metallo-macrocycle upon addition or removal of chloride ions.
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Highly enantioselective copper(I)-catalyzed conjugate addition of 1,3-diynes to [small alpha],[small beta]-unsaturated trifluoromethyl ketones

Chem. Commun. - 17 May, 2015 - 17:54

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,8958-8961
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC01676B, CommunicationAmparo Sanz-Marco, Gonzalo Blay, M. Carmen Munoz, Jose R. Pedro
The conjugate diynylation of [small alpha],[small beta]-unsaturated trifluoromethyl ketones with terminal diynes is carried out. Pre-metalation of the terminal 1,3-diyne is not required. Diynes bearing a propargylic stereogenic center are obtained with good yields and ee's.
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TiNb6O17: a new electrode material for lithium-ion batteries

Chem. Commun. - 17 May, 2015 - 17:54

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,8970-8973
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC01494H, CommunicationChunfu Lin, Guizhen Wang, Shiwei Lin, Jianbao Li, Li Lu
TiNb6O17, with a significantly larger capacity than Li4Ti5O12, fulfils the requirements of high power and energy density for electric vehicles.
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NMR crystallography of monovalent cations in inorganic matrixes: Li+ siting and the local structure of Li+ sites in ferrierites

Chem. Commun. - 17 May, 2015 - 17:54

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,8962-8965
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC01830G, CommunicationP. Klein, J. Dedecek, H. M. Thomas, S. R. Whittleton, V. Pashkova, J. Brus, L. Kobera, S. Sklenak
A new approach to the determination of the Li+ siting and the local structure of Li+ sites in zeolites is reported.
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One-step synthesis of a cyclic 2,17-dioxo[3,3](4,4[prime or minute]) biphenylophane and first preparation of a microporous polymer network from a macrocyclic precursor by cyclotrimerization

Chem. Commun. - 17 May, 2015 - 17:54

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,9046-9049
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC01654A, CommunicationSuman Kalyan Samanta, Eduard Preis, Christian W. Lehmann, Richard Goddard, Saientan Bag, Prabal K. Maiti, Gunther Brunklaus, Ullrich Scherf
Macrocycle 2,17-dioxo[3,3](4,4[prime or minute])biphenylophane was synthesized and used in the formation of a microporous polymer network.
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An in situ Raman spectroscopy-based microfluidic "lab-on-a-chip" platform for non-destructive and continuous characterization of Pseudomonas aeruginosa biofilms

Chem. Commun. - 17 May, 2015 - 17:54

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,8966-8969
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC02744F, CommunicationJinsong Feng, Cesar de la Fuente-Nunez, Michael J. Trimble, Jie Xu, Robert E. W. Hancock, Xiaonan Lu
Pseudomonas aeruginosa biofilm was cultivated and characterized in a microfluidic "lab-on-a-chip" platform coupled with confocal Raman microscopy in a non-destructive manner.
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A self-healing PDMS polymer with solvatochromic properties

Chem. Commun. - 17 May, 2015 - 17:54

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,8928-8930
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC01956G, CommunicationXiao-Yong Jia, Jin-Feng Mei, Jian-Cheng Lai, Cheng-Hui Li, Xiao-Zeng You
Cobalt(II) triazole complexes were incorporated into a polydimethylsiloxane (PDMS) matrix. The resulting polymers show solvent-induced chromic behaviour as well as self-healing properties.
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Synthesis of single-walled carbon nanotubes on graphene layers

Chem. Commun. - 17 May, 2015 - 17:54

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,8974-8977
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC02208H, CommunicationRanajit Ghosh, Takahiro Maruyama, Hiroki Kondo, Koji Kimoto, Takuro Nagai, Sumio Iijima
Single-walled carbon nanotubes with a narrow diameter distribution are grown on graphene layers via chemical vapor deposition.
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Copper-triggered three-component reaction of CF3CHN2, nitriles, and aldehydes: highly diastereoselective synthesis of CF3-substituted oxazolines and vicinal amino alcohols

Chem. Commun. - 17 May, 2015 - 17:54

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,8946-8949
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC02749G, CommunicationAi-Jie Cai, Yan Zheng, Jun-An Ma
A novel, catalytic, three-component C-C, C-N and C-O bond forming reaction to afford CF3-substituted oxazolines is realized.
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The role of Mott-Schottky heterojunctions in PtCo-Cu2ZnGeS4 as counter electrodes in dye-sensitized solar cells

Chem. Commun. - 17 May, 2015 - 17:54

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,8950-8953
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC02584B, CommunicationShoushuang Huang, Qingquan He, Jiantao Zai, Min Wang, Xiaomin Li, Bo Li, Xuefeng Qian
Metastable wurtzstannite Cu2ZnGeS4 (CZGS) nanocrystals were synthesized via a hot-injection method and then used as matrixes to fabricate PtCo-CZGS heterostructured nano-particles.
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