Royal Society of Chemistry

Selective deposition of redox co-catalyst(s) to improve the photocatalytic activity of single-domain ferroelectric PbTiO3 nanoplates

Chem. Commun. - 13 August, 2014 - 19:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,10416-10419
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC04999C, CommunicationChao Zhen, Jimmy C. Yu, Gang Liu, Hui-Ming Cheng
Compared to PbTiO3 with randomly deposited reducing co-catalyst Pt particles, photocatalytic H2 evolution on PbTiO3 with Pt particles selectively deposited on the positively charged {001} facet is an order of magnitude better.
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Lateral growth of ZnO nanorod arrays in polyhedral structures for high on-current field-effect transistors

Chem. Commun. - 13 August, 2014 - 19:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,10502-10505
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC04340E, CommunicationYong-Kyu Park, Won-Yeop Rho, Tahmineh Mahmoudi, Yoon-Bong Hahn
Circle-type field-effect transistor arrays based on laterally and directly grown ZnO nanorods between electrodes.
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Metal-templated enantioselective enamine/H-bonding dual activation catalysis

Chem. Commun. - 13 August, 2014 - 19:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,10409-10411
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC04636F, CommunicationHaohua Huo, Chen Fu, Chuanyong Wang, Klaus Harms, Eric Meggers
A hydrogen bond supported aminocatalyst based on a chiral metal template highly effectively catalyzes the enantioselective [small alpha]-amination of aldehydes with catalyst loadings down to 0.1 mol%.
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Incorporation of iron hydrogenase active sites into a highly stable metal-organic framework for photocatalytic hydrogen generation

Chem. Commun. - 13 August, 2014 - 19:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,10390-10393
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC03946G, CommunicationKoroush Sasan, Qipu Lin, ChengYu Mao, Pingyun Feng
A highly active hydrogen photo-evolution system was developed through chemical bonding between iron hydrogenase active-sites and a light-harvesting MOF.
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A multi-ligation strategy for the synthesis of heterofunctionalized glycosylated scaffolds

Chem. Commun. - 13 August, 2014 - 19:54
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC05451B, CommunicationB Thomas, Michele Fiore, Gour Chand Daskhan, Nicolas Spinelli, Olivier Renaudet
Well-defined heterofunctionalized glycosylated scaffolds with unprecedented molecular combinations have been prepared using up to five different bioorthogonal ligations. This approach opens up chemical access to a diversity of biomolecular structures...
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An organocatalytic cascade reaction of 2-nitrocyclohexanone and [small alpha],[small beta]-unsaturated aldehydes with unusual regioselectivity

Chem. Commun. - 13 August, 2014 - 19:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,10471-10473
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC04298K, CommunicationYi-ning Xuan, Zhen-yu Chen, Ming Yan
An organocatalytic cascade reaction of 2-nitrocyclohexanone and [small alpha],[small beta]-unsaturated aldehydes was developed.
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Multifunctional upconverting nanoparticles for near-infrared triggered and synergistic antibacterial resistance therapy

Chem. Commun. - 13 August, 2014 - 19:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,10488-10490
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC04584J, CommunicationMeili Yin, Zhenhua Li, Enguo Ju, Zhenzhen Wang, Kai Dong, Jinsong Ren, Xiaogang Qu
A novel nanomaterial with CuS nanoparticles decorated onto the surface of NaYF4:Mn/Yb/Er@photosensitizer doped SiO2 was synthesized for synergistic multidrug-resistant bacteria therapy.
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Highly efficient photocatalytic hydrogen evolution by nickel phosphide nanoparticles from aqueous solution

Chem. Commun. - 13 August, 2014 - 19:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,10427-10429
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC05026F, CommunicationShuang Cao, Yong Chen, Chuan-Jun Wang, Ping He, Wen-Fu Fu
Monodispersed Ni2P nanoparticles were applied to photocatalytic hydrogen evolution in aqueous acidic media, with high efficiency and good durability.
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Multiple GO-SELEX for efficient screening of flexible aptamers

Chem. Commun. - 13 August, 2014 - 19:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,10513-10516
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC03953J, CommunicationVan-Thuan Nguyen, Young Seop Kwon, Jae Hoon Kim, Man Bock Gu
We describe a simple, high-speed, high-throughput flexible aptamer screening for a group of small molecules using graphene oxide (simple Multi-GO-SELEX) without immobilizing the targets.
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Mild hypervalent iodine mediated oxidative nitration of N-aryl sulfonamides

Chem. Commun. - 13 August, 2014 - 19:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,10485-10487
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC04738A, CommunicationOpen Access Open Access Creative Commons Licence&nbsp This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported Licence.Ulrich Kloeckner, Boris J. Nachtsheim
An oxidative and acid-free method for the nitration of N-aryl sulfonamides has been developed using a combination of sodium nitrite as cheap and easy to handle NO2-source and the hypervalent iodine reagent PIFA as stoichiometric oxidant.
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Transforming polyethylenimine into a pH-switchable hydrogel by additional supramolecular interactions

Chem. Commun. - 13 August, 2014 - 19:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,10464-10467
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC03281K, CommunicationM. Fleischer, C. Schmuck
Polyethylenimine, a liquid polymer, can be transformed into a dual pH-responsive hydrogel upon functionalization with a self-complementary zwitterion which introduces additional supramolecular crosslinks, but only around neutral pH.
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Pd nanoparticle concentration dependent self-assembly of Pd@SiO2 nanoparticles into leaching resistant microcubes

Chem. Commun. - 13 August, 2014 - 19:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,10510-10512
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC04124K, CommunicationOpen Access Open Access Creative Commons Licence&nbsp This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported Licence.Abheek Datta, Anustup Sadhu, Subhankar Santra, S. M. Shivaprasad, Swadhin K. Mandal, Sayan Bhattacharyya
Leaching resistant Pd-SiO2 microcubes are obtained by self-assembly of Pd@SiO2 nanoparticles only above a threshold [greater-than-or-equal]0.2 wt% Pd.
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Stimuli responsive chiral liquid crystal phases of phenylboronic acid functionalized rodlike viruses and their interaction with biologically important diols

Chem. Commun. - 13 August, 2014 - 19:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,10402-10405
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC04639K, CommunicationJun Cao, Shuaiyu Liu, Jie Xiong, Yingjun Chen, Zhenkun Zhang
M13 viruses decorated with phenylboronic acid moieties form pH-responsive chiral LC phases that are regulated by binding with biological diols.
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Silicon diatom frustules as nanostructured photoelectrodes

Chem. Commun. - 13 August, 2014 - 19:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,10441-10444
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC04470C, CommunicationSoundarrajan Chandrasekaran, Martin J. Sweetman, Krishna Kant, William Skinner, Dusan Losic, Thomas Nann, Nicolas H. Voelcker
Semiconducting and high surface area 3D silicon diatom frustules prepared from abundantly available diatom fossils sustain photocurrents and enable solar energy conversion.
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DABCO-catalyzed ring opening of activated cyclopropanes and recyclization leading to [gamma]-lactams with an all-carbon quaternary center

Chem. Commun. - 13 August, 2014 - 19:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,10491-10494
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC03392B, CommunicationShaoxia Lin, Ling Li, Fushun Liang, Qun Liu
A novel and efficient method for the construction of [gamma]-lactams with an all-carbon quaternary center is developed via a DABCO-catalyzed reaction of EWG-activated cyclopropanecarboxamides and electron-deficient alkenes.
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Blinking triggered by the change in the solvent accessibility of a fluorescent molecule

Chem. Commun. - 13 August, 2014 - 19:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,10478-10481
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC00377B, CommunicationKiyohiko Kawai, Takeshi Koshimo, Atsushi Maruyama, Tetsuro Majima
The more a fluorescent molecule is exposed to a solvent, the faster its triplet excited state is quenched by molecular oxygen.
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Highly cis-selective and lead-free hydrogenation of 2-hexyne by a supported Pd catalyst with an ionic-liquid layer

Chem. Commun. - 13 August, 2014 - 19:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,10406-10408
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC04183F, CommunicationFrederick Schwab, Natascha Weidler, Martin Lucas, Peter Claus
Modifying a supported Pd catalyst by the ionic liquid [BMPL][DCA] to a SCILL system gave high selectivity and yield of cis-2-hexene even at full 2-hexyne conversion.
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Reactions of zirconium amide amidinates with dioxygen. Observation of an unusual peroxo intermediate in the formation of oxo compounds

Chem. Commun. - 13 August, 2014 - 19:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,10517-10520
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC04032E, CommunicationAdam C. Lamb, Zheng Lu, Zi-Ling Xue
Reaction of d0 Zr(NMe2)2[MeC(NiPr)2]2 (1) with O2 gives peroxo trimer {([small mu ]-[small eta]2:[small eta]2-O2)Zr[MeC(NiPr)2]2}3 which reacts with the starting material 1 to give oxo dimer {([small mu ]-O)Zr[MeC(NiPr)2]2}2 and its polymer.
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Protein assembly mediated by sulfonatocalix[4]arene

Chem. Commun. - 13 August, 2014 - 19:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,10412-10415
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC04897K, CommunicationRoise E. McGovern, Andrew A. McCarthy, Peter B. Crowley
The binding of anionic p-sulfonatocalix[4]arene to cationic lysozyme results in self assembly and the formation of protein tetramer chains, as revealed by X-ray crystallography.
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19F NMR indicator displacement assay using a synthetic receptor with appended paramagnetic relaxation agent

Chem. Commun. - 13 August, 2014 - 19:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,10499-10501
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC04159C, CommunicationAdam J. Plaunt, Kasey J. Clear, Bradley D. Smith
A 19F NMR indicator displacement assay detects phosphorylated analytes with amplified signal intensity.
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