Royal Society of Chemistry

Assembly of antimony doped tin oxide nanocrystals into conducting macroscopic aerogel monoliths

Chem. Commun. - 5 October, 2014 - 09:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,13138-13141
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC05648E, CommunicationFelix Rechberger, Gabriele Ilari, Markus Niederberger
We present the 3-dimensional assembly of preformed antimony doped tin oxide nanocrystals into conducting centimeter-sized aerogel monoliths.
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A bis(amido) ligand set that supports two-coordinate chromium in the +1, +2, and +3 oxidation states

Chem. Commun. - 5 October, 2014 - 09:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,13062-13065
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC06615D, CommunicationIrene C. Cai, Michael I. Lipschutz, T. Don Tilley
A bulky silylamido ligand has been used to support low-coordinate chromium complexes in various oxidation states.
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Enhanced resistive switching effect upon illumination in self-assembled NiWO4 nano-nests

Chem. Commun. - 5 October, 2014 - 09:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,13142-13145
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC05784H, CommunicationBai Sun, Wenxi Zhao, Lujun Wei, Hongwei Li, Peng Chen
The self-assembled NiWO4 nanosheet array is synthesized by a hydrothermal process, and a white-light controlled resistive switching memory device is demonstrated.
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Bicomponent blend-directed amplification of the alkyl chain effect on the 2D structures

Chem. Commun. - 5 October, 2014 - 09:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,13146-13149
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC04624B, CommunicationYoshihiro Kikkawa, Manami Ishitsuka, Ayumi Kashiwada, Seiji Tsuzuki, Kazuhisa Hiratani
The 2D structures of bicomponent blends in isobutenyl compounds were observed by using scanning tunneling microscopy at the solid/liquid interface. Amplification of the alkyl chain effect was found on the 2D structures.
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Monovalent maleimide functionalization of gold nanoparticles via copper-free click chemistry

Chem. Commun. - 5 October, 2014 - 09:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,13157-13160
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC05909C, CommunicationOpen Access Open Access Creative Commons Licence&nbsp This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported Licence.D. J. Nieves, N. S. Azmi, R. Xu, R. Levy, E. A. Yates, D. G. Fernig
A single maleimide was installed onto the self-assembled monolayer of gold nanoparticles by copper-free click chemistry. Simple covalent biofunctionalisation is demonstrated by coupling fibroblast growth factor 2 and an oligosaccharide in a 1 : 1 stoichiometry by thiol-Michael addition.
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Synthesis of methyl propanoate by Baeyer-Villiger monooxygenases

Chem. Commun. - 5 October, 2014 - 09:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,13034-13036
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC06489E, CommunicationHugo L. van Beek, Remko T. Winter, Graham R. Eastham, Marco W. Fraaije
The smallest asymmetric ketone 2-butanone (1) could be converted by several Baeyer-Villiger monooxygenases into the abnormal product methyl propanoate (3), as opposed to the normal product ethyl acetate (2) when a chemical Baeyer-Villiger oxidation is performed.
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An optimised scalable synthesis of H2O@C60 and a new synthesis of H2@C60

Chem. Commun. - 5 October, 2014 - 09:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,13037-13040
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC06198E, CommunicationAndrea Krachmalnicoff, Malcolm H. Levitt, Richard J. Whitby
New efficient and practical routes to H2O@C60, D2O@C60 and H2@C60 are described.
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Mechanism of action of the uridyl peptide antibiotics: an unexpected link to a protein-protein interaction site in translocase MraY

Chem. Commun. - 5 October, 2014 - 09:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,13023-13025
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC06516F, CommunicationMaria T. Rodolis, Agnes Mihalyi, Christian Ducho, Kornelia Eitel, Bertolt Gust, Rebecca J. M. Goss, Timothy D. H. Bugg
The pacidamycin and muraymycin uridyl peptide antibiotics show some structural resemblance to an Arg-Trp-x-x-Trp sequence motif for protein-protein interaction between bacteriophage [curly or open phi]X174 protein E and E. coli translocase MraY.
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eMethylsorb: electrochemical quantification of DNA methylation at CpG resolution using DNA-gold affinity interactions

Chem. Commun. - 5 October, 2014 - 09:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,13153-13156
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC06732K, CommunicationAbu Ali Ibn Sina, Sidney Howell, Laura G. Carrascosa, Sakandar Rauf, Muhammad J. A. Shiddiky, Matt Trau
Base dependent affinity interaction of DNA with gold has been utilised to electrochemically quantify the methylation status of bisulphite treated DNA samples.
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A high-performance electrocatalyst for oxygen evolution reactions based on electrochemical post-treatment of ultrathin carbon layer coated cobalt nanoparticles

Chem. Commun. - 5 October, 2014 - 09:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,13019-13022
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC05953K, CommunicationQingqing Xiao, Yuxia Zhang, Xin Guo, Lin Jing, Zhiyu Yang, Yifei Xue, Yi-Ming Yan, Kening Sun
A simple electrochemical post-treatment of an ultrathin carbon layer coated metallic cobalt hybrid (Co@C) generates an ECPT-Co@C hybrid as a novel OER electrocatalyst with excellent activity.
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Metal ion promoted tautomerization and C-N bond cleavage: conversion of catechol to a p-benzoquinone derivative

Chem. Commun. - 5 October, 2014 - 09:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,13073-13076
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC05286B, CommunicationPinaki Saha, Amit Saha Roy, Thomas Weyhermuller, Prasanta Ghosh
Metal ion promoted conversion of catechol to a p-quinone derivative is reported.
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Synthesis of N-aryl-1-aminoindoles via intermolecular redox amination

Chem. Commun. - 5 October, 2014 - 09:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,13056-13058
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC06369D, CommunicationKinthada Ramakumar, Jon A. Tunge
A redox amination strategy was developed for the synthesis of N-aryl-1-aminoindoles by N-N bond formation.
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A small-sized graphene oxide supramolecular assembly for targeted delivery of camptothecin

Chem. Commun. - 5 October, 2014 - 09:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,13066-13069
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC04533E, CommunicationYing-Ming Zhang, Yu Cao, Yang Yang, Jia-Tong Chen, Yu Liu
A conjugated delivery system consisting of [small beta]-cyclodextrin modified graphene oxide, hyaluronated adamantane, and camptothecin was constructed, displaying a satisfactory stability and a higher curative effect toward tumor cells.
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Metal-metal redox synergy in selective B-H activation of ortho-carborane-9,12-dithiolate

Chem. Commun. - 5 October, 2014 - 09:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,13077-13080
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC06171C, CommunicationXiaolei Zhang, Zhiwen Zhou, Hong Yan
Metal-metal redox synergy is introduced, for the first time, for B-H functionalization of inert dicarba-dodecaboranes under mild conditions in high yields.
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A microporous six-fold interpenetrated hydrogen-bonded organic framework for highly selective separation of C2H4/C2H6

Chem. Commun. - 5 October, 2014 - 09:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,13081-13084
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC05506C, CommunicationPeng Li, Yabing He, Hadi D. Arman, Rajamani Krishna, Hailong Wang, Linhong Weng, Banglin Chen
A unique six-fold interpenetrated hydrogen-bonded organic framework (HOF-4) has been constructed for highly selective separation of C2H4/C2H6 at room temperature and normal pressure.
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Genetically encoded unstrained olefins for live cell labeling with tetrazine dyes

Chem. Commun. - 5 October, 2014 - 09:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,13085-13088
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC06435F, CommunicationYan-Jiun Lee, Yadagiri Kurra, Yanyan Yang, Jessica Torres-Kolbus, Alexander Deiters, Wenshe R. Liu
A number of non-canonical amino acids (NCAAs) with unstrained olefins are genetically encoded using mutant pyrrolysyl-tRNA synthetase-tRNAPylCUA pairs for catalyst-free labeling with tetrazine dyes.
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Graphene oxide membranes with tunable permeability due to embedded carbon dots

Chem. Commun. - 5 October, 2014 - 09:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,13089-13092
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC05295A, CommunicationWentai Wang, Ehsan Eftekhari, Guangshan Zhu, Xiwang Zhang, Zifeng Yan, Qin Li
CDs-GO membranes with tunable permeation were fabricated by embedding carbon dots (CDs) between graphene oxide (GO) nanosheets.
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The crucial roles of MgCl2 as a non-innocent additive in the Ni-catalyzed carboxylation of benzyl halide with CO2

Chem. Commun. - 5 October, 2014 - 09:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,13026-13029
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC04962D, CommunicationFareed Bhasha Sayyed, Shigeyoshi Sakaki
MgCl2 accelerates the CO2 insertion as a non-innocent additive and the one-electron reduction process as one reagent in the Ni-catalyzed carboxylation of benzyl chloride with CO2.
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Sensitive quantification of messenger RNA with a real-time ligase chain reaction by using a ribonucleotide-modified DNA probe

Chem. Commun. - 5 October, 2014 - 09:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,13093-13095
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC05102E, CommunicationYanlei Hu, Hongxia Jia, Yucong Wang, Yongqiang Cheng, Zhengping Li
A highly sensitive and specific mRNA assay is developed with a real-time fluorescence LCR by using a ribonucleotide-modified DNA probe.
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The role of carbonate as a catalyst of Fenton-like reactions in AOP processes: CO3[radical dot]- as the active intermediate

Chem. Commun. - 5 October, 2014 - 09:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,13096-13099
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC05852F, CommunicationAriela Burg, Dror Shamir, Inna Shusterman, Haya Kornweitz, Dan Meyerstein
The reaction Co(H2O)62+ + H2O2 proceeds via a transient that decomposes into CoII(H2O)(OOH)(OH)2 + CO3[radical dot]-. Plausible biological implications are pointed out.
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