Royal Society of Chemistry

Systematic synthesis of sulfated oligofucosides and their effect on breast cancer MCF-7 cells

Chem. Commun. - 3 August, 2014 - 17:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,9831-9834
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC03544E, CommunicationShinsuke Arafuka, Nozomi Koshiba, Daisuke Takahashi, Kazunobu Toshima
A designed and synthesized sulfated tetrafucoside effectively induced apoptosis in MCF-7 cells through activation of caspase-8.
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Well-defined transition metal hydrides in catalytic isomerizations

Chem. Commun. - 3 August, 2014 - 17:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,9816-9826
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC02399D, Feature ArticleEvgeny Larionov, Houhua Li, Clement Mazet
This Feature Article intends to provide an overview of a variety of catalytic isomerization reactions that have been performed using well-defined transition metal hydride precatalysts.
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Fluorescent silver nanoclusters stabilized by DNA scaffolds

Chem. Commun. - 3 August, 2014 - 17:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,9800-9815
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC02981J, Feature ArticleZhiqin Yuan, Ying-Chieh Chen, Hung-Wen Li, Huan-Tsung Chang
This feature article summarizes the synthesis, optical properties, and analytical applications of highly fluorescent and biocompatible DNA stabilized silver nanoclusters.
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A novel fully water-soluble Cu(I) probe for fluorescence live cell imaging

Chem. Commun. - 3 August, 2014 - 17:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,9835-9838
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC02147A, CommunicationMaria Laura Giuffrida, Enrico Rizzarelli, Gaetano A. Tomaselli, Cristina Satriano, Giuseppe Trusso Sfrazzetto
Monovalent copper detection in solution and in living cells by a new probe is shown. Total water solubility, localization in mitochondria and negligible toxicity of OBEP-CS1 make it suitable for in vitro measurements.
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Shape dependent catalytic activity of nanoflowers and nanospheres of Pd4S generated via one pot synthesis and grafted on graphene oxide for Suzuki coupling

Dalton Transactions - 3 August, 2014 - 00:17

Dalton Trans., 2014, 43,12555-12563
DOI: 10.1039/C4DT01396D, PaperVed Vati Singh, Umesh Kumar, Sandeep Nath Tripathi, Ajai Kumar Singh
Graphene oxide (GO)-Pd4S nanoflower/sphere (prepared by thermolysis of [PdCl2(PhS-CH2CH2CH2-NH2)]) composites designed for the first time catalyze Suzuki-Miyaura coupling (efficiency high for nanoflowers).
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Green synthesis of Fe3O4 nanoparticles with controlled morphologies using urease and their application in dye adsorption

Dalton Transactions - 3 August, 2014 - 00:17

Dalton Trans., 2014, 43,12474-12479
DOI: 10.1039/C4DT01161A, CommunicationHaitang Shi, Longfei Tan, Qijun Du, Xue Chen, Linlin Li, Tianlong Liu, Changhui Fu, Huiyu Liu, Xianwei Meng
This paper describes a green method which employs urease for the preparation of Fe3O4 nanoparticles, and explores their application in dye adsorption.
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In1-xGaxN@ZnO: a rationally designed and quantum dot integrated material for water splitting and solar harvesting applications

Dalton Transactions - 3 August, 2014 - 00:17

Dalton Trans., 2014, 43,12546-12554
DOI: 10.1039/C4DT01268B, PaperSivaraman Rajaambal, Maitri Mapa, Chinnakonda S. Gopinath
Structural and electronic integration of InGaN quantum dots embedded in ZnO lead to InGaN@ZnO, which is employed for solar harvesting applications.
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Superatoms (Li3O and BeF3) induce phenalenyl radical [small pi]-dimer: fascinating interlayer charge-transfer and large NLO responses

Dalton Transactions - 3 August, 2014 - 00:17

Dalton Trans., 2014, 43,12657-12662
DOI: 10.1039/C4DT01240B, PaperSa Chen, Shi-Ling Sun, Heng-Qing Wu, Hong-Liang Xu, Liang Zhao, Zhong-Min Su
The two phenalenyl units in 2a and 2b carry positive and negative charges, respectively. Remarkably, 2a and 2b with novel 2e/12c bonds exhibit a dramatic interlayer charge-transfer character, which results in a significant [capital Delta][small mu ] and considerably large first hyperpolarizabilities.
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Influence of vanadium concentration and temperature on the preparation of electrochromic thin films of ammonium intercalated vanadium(V) oxide xerogel nanoribbons

Dalton Transactions - 3 August, 2014 - 00:17

Dalton Trans., 2014, 43,12536-12545
DOI: 10.1039/C3DT53628A, PaperMetodija Najdoski, Violeta Koleva, Aksu Samet
A new and simple chemical method for deposition of thin films of ammonium intercalated V2O5[middle dot]nH2O xerogels has been designed.
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1,1,1,3,3,3-Hexafluoro-2-propanol and 2,2,2-trifluoroethanol solvents induce self-assembly with different surface morphology in an aromatic dipeptide

Org. and Biomol. Chem. - 2 August, 2014 - 11:17

Org. Biomol. Chem., 2014, 12,6181-6189
DOI: 10.1039/C4OB00821A, PaperSamala Murali Mohan Reddy, Ganesh Shanmugam, Asit Baran Mandal
1,1,1,3,3,3-Hexafluoro-2-propanol and 2,2,2-trifluoroethanol solvents, which are known to disaggregate self-assembled peptides, induce the self-assembly of aromatic dipeptides to give structures with different surface morphologies.
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Total synthesis of fluoxetine and duloxetine through an in situ imine formation/borylation/transimination and reduction approach

Org. and Biomol. Chem. - 2 August, 2014 - 11:17

Org. Biomol. Chem., 2014, 12,6121-6127
DOI: 10.1039/C4OB01142B, PaperAdam D. J. Calow, Elena Fernandez, Andrew Whiting
Efficient, catalytic, asymmetric total syntheses of both (R)-fluoxetine and (S)-duloxetine from [small alpha],[small beta]-unsaturated aldehydes are reported.
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A fluorescent probe for intracellular cysteine overcoming the interference by glutathione

Org. and Biomol. Chem. - 2 August, 2014 - 11:17

Org. Biomol. Chem., 2014, 12,6128-6133
DOI: 10.1039/C4OB00382A, PaperMinggang Tian, Fuqiang Guo, Yuming Sun, Weijia Zhang, Fang Miao, Yong Liu, Guofen Song, Cheuk-Lam Ho, Xiaoqiang Yu, Jing Zhi Sun, Wai-Yeung Wong
A fluorescent probe was reported to discriminate 30-200 [small mu ]M cysteine, overcoming the interference by 1-10 mM glutathione. The selectivity was also proved by cellular experiments.
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Here's to the future

J. Material Chem. - 9 December, 2012 - 10:17

J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 22,24981-24982
DOI: 10.1039/C2JM90176E, Editorial
Liz Dunn (Editor) and Seth Marder (Chair of the Editorial Board) commemorate Journal of Materials Chemistry and look back over some of the highlights of the last 22 years.
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Improved anti-proliferative effect of doxorubicin-containing polymer nanoparticles upon surface modification with cationic groups

J. Material Chem. - 9 December, 2012 - 10:17

J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 22,25463-25470
DOI: 10.1039/C2JM35420A, PaperSai Archana Krovi, Elden P. Swindell, Thomas V. O'Halloran, SonBinh T. Nguyen
Cationic functionalization stabilizes doxorubicin-containing polymer nanoparticles against aggregation and improved their anti-proliferative effect against MDA-MB-231-Br cancer cells.
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Synthesis of high-charge capacity triarylamine-thiophene redox electrodes using electrochemical copolymerization

J. Material Chem. - 5 December, 2012 - 09:17

J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 22,25447-25452
DOI: 10.1039/C2JM35472A, PaperJeremy T. Kearns, Mark E. Roberts
High-charge capacity redox electrodes are prepared via electrochemical copolymerization with improved electrochemical properties relative to the homopolymers.
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Lipophilic and cationic triphenylphosphonium grafted linear polyethylenimine polymers for efficient gene delivery to mammalian cells

J. Material Chem. - 5 December, 2012 - 09:17

J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 22,25427-25436
DOI: 10.1039/C2JM35243E, PaperR. Bansal, S. K. Tripathi, K. C. Gupta, P. Kumar
Cationic and lipophilic butyltriphenylphosphonium bromide has been tethered to lPEI, and the resulting BTP-g-lP polymers have been shown to deliver nucleic acids efficiently into mammalian cells.
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Pyrene-directed growth of nanoporous benzimidazole-linked nanofibers and their application to selective CO2 capture and separation

J. Material Chem. - 3 December, 2012 - 08:54

J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 22,25409-25417
DOI: 10.1039/C2JM34922A, PaperMohammad Gulam Rabbani, Ali Kemal Sekizkardes, Oussama M. El-Kadri, Bilal R. Kaafarani, Hani M. El-Kaderi
Highly porous pyrene-derived benzimidazole-linked nanofibers exhibit very high CO2 and H2 binding affinities and a remarkable CO2 uptake and selectivity over methane and nitrogen making the fibers very attractive for use in hydrogen storage and post-combustion CO2 capture applications.
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Vacuum thermally evaporated polymeric zinc acrylate as an organic interlayer of organic/inorganic multilayer passivation for flexible organic thin-film transistors

J. Material Chem. - 27 November, 2012 - 07:17

J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 22,25395-25401
DOI: 10.1039/C2JM34760A, PaperWon Min Yun, Jaeyoung Jang, Sooji Nam, Yong Jin Jeong, Lae Ho Kim, Seyeol Park, Sang Joon Seo, Chan Eon Park
Vacuum thermally evaporated polymeric zinc acrylate (pZA) was applied as an organic interlayer for the multilayer passivation of flexible OTFTs.
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Themed issue: nanomaterials for energy conversion and storage

J. Material Chem. - 27 November, 2012 - 07:17

J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 22,24190-24194
DOI: 10.1039/C2JM90163C, EditorialK. Kalyanasundaram, M. Gratzel
Guest editors Michael Gratzel and Kuppuswamy Kalyanasundaram introduce this Journal of Materials Chemistry themed issue on nanomaterials for energy conversion and storage.
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Structural and defect properties of the LaPO4 and LaP5O14-based proton conductors

J. Material Chem. - 27 November, 2012 - 07:17

J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 22,25388-25394
DOI: 10.1039/C2JM32940A, PaperSatyajit Phadke, Juan C. Nino, M. Saiful Islam
Atomistic simulation techniques are used to perform a comparative study of intrinsic defects, dopant incorporation and protonic groups in two lanthanum phosphate compounds, namely, the orthophosphate (LaPO4) and the ultraphosphate (LaP5O14).
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