Royal Society of Chemistry

The origins of cyanobactin chemistry and biology

Chem. Commun. - 11 August, 2014 - 19:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,10174-10176
DOI: 10.1039/C3CC49252D, ViewpointMarcel Jaspars
Publication of the correct structure for ascidiacyclamide, a symmetrical patellamide, led to studies on the application and origins of these ribosomally produced compounds.
The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry

Trifluoromethylation of arenediazonium salts with fluoroform-derived CuCF3 in aqueous media

Chem. Commun. - 11 August, 2014 - 19:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,10237-10240
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC04930F, CommunicationAnton Lishchynskyi, Guillaume Berthon, Vladimir V. Grushin
A new protocol has been developed for trifluoromethylation of arenediazonium salts with moisture-sensitive CuCF3 (from fluoroform) in aqueous media. The reaction is governed by a radical mechanism, tolerates a broad variety of functional groups, and is applicable to the synthesis of complex, polyfunctionalized molecules.
The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry

A four-component organogel based on orthogonal chemical interactions

Chem. Commun. - 11 August, 2014 - 19:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,10233-10236
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC03398A, CommunicationNicolas Luisier, Kurt Schenk, Kay Severin
A thermoresponsive organogel was obtained by orthogonal assembly of four compounds using dynamic covalent boronate ester and imine bonds, as well as dative boron-nitrogen bonds.
The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry

Design and preparation of ethynyl-pyrene modified platinum-acetylide gelators and their application in dispersion of graphene

Chem. Commun. - 11 August, 2014 - 19:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,10269-10272
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC04039B, CommunicationNai-Wei Wu, Jing Zhang, Xing-Dong Xu, Hai-Bo Yang
A series of new ethynyl-pyrene modified platinum-acetylide gelators were prepared, some of which were found to be able to incorporate graphene into the metallogel matrix.
The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry

C60 fullerenol as an active and stable catalyst for the synthesis of cyclic carbonates from CO2 and epoxides

Chem. Commun. - 11 August, 2014 - 19:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,10307-10310
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC04891A, CommunicationYong-Bin Sun, Chang-Yan Cao, Shu-Liang Yang, Pei-Pei Huang, Chun-Ru Wang, Wei-Guo Song
C60 fullerenol was first found to be a highly active, selective and stable catalyst for cycloaddition of CO2 and epoxides to produce various cyclic carbonates with excellent yields (89-99%). A solid/liquid interfacial hydrogen-bond assisted mechanism was proposed to account for its high efficiency.
The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry

A chemo-mechanical switch for controllable water transportation based on a thermally responsive block copolymer

Chem. Commun. - 11 August, 2014 - 19:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,10265-10268
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC04089A, CommunicationJianmin Yang, Mitsuaki Hida, Sifeng Mao, Hulie Zeng, Hizuru Nakajima, Katsumi Uchiyama
A smart and reversible chemo-mechanical switch for controllable water transportation was developed by originally designing a thermally responsive block copolymer on a capillary plate.
The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry

Synthesis and immunological evaluation of self-adjuvanting MUC1-macrophage activating lipopeptide 2 conjugate vaccine candidates

Chem. Commun. - 11 August, 2014 - 19:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,10273-10276
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC03510K, CommunicationDavid M. McDonald, Brendan L. Wilkinson, Leo Corcilius, Morten Thaysen-Andersen, Scott N. Byrne, Richard J. Payne
The synthesis and immunological evaluation of self-adjuvanting cancer vaccine candidates comprising of mucin 1 (MUC1) (glyco)peptides linked to macrophage activating lipopeptide 2 (MALP2) is described.
The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry

Membrane analysis with amphiphilic carbon dots

Chem. Commun. - 11 August, 2014 - 19:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,10299-10302
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC03504F, CommunicationSukhendu Nandi, Ravit Malishev, Kaviya Parambath Kootery, Yelena Mirsky, Sofiya Kolusheva, Raz Jelinek
Amphiphilic carbon dots were synthesized and used for investigating membrane processes through fluorescence spectroscopy, FRET, and microscopy.
The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry

Transmission electron microscopy enables the reconstruction of the catenane and ring forms of CS2 hydrolase

Chem. Commun. - 11 August, 2014 - 19:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,10281-10283
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC04650A, CommunicationJoseph Che-Yen Wang, Adam Zlotnick, Jasmin Mecinovic
Transmission electron microscopic studies on CS2 hydrolase provide direct evidence for the existence of the hexadecameric catenane and octameric ring topologies. Reconstructions of both protein assemblies are in good agreement with crystallographic analyses.
The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry

Sulfur gradient-distributed CNF composite: a self-inhibiting cathode for binder-free lithium-sulfur batteries

Chem. Commun. - 11 August, 2014 - 19:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,10277-10280
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC04970E, CommunicationKun Fu, Yanpeng Li, Mahmut Dirican, Chen Chen, Yao Lu, Jiadeng Zhu, Yao Li, Linyou Cao, Philip D. Bradford, Xiangwu Zhang
A novel sulfur gradient cathode was developed with a high specific capacity and improved cycling stability for Li-S batteries.
The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry

Emission enhancement of a coplanar [small pi]-conjugated gelator without any auxiliary substituents

Chem. Commun. - 11 August, 2014 - 19:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,10284-10286
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC04869E, CommunicationPengchong Xue, Boqi Yao, Jiabao Sun, Zhenqi Zhang, Ran Lu
A linear coplanar carbazole-based benzoxazole derivative without any auxiliary moieties could gelatinize organic solvents, and exhibited emission enhancement owing to the J-aggregate formation.
The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry

Flavin-catalyzed aerobic oxidation of sulfides and thiols with formic acid/triethylamine

Chem. Commun. - 11 August, 2014 - 19:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,10295-10298
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC05216A, CommunicationShun-Ichi Murahashi, Dazhi Zhang, Hiroki Iida, Toshio Miyawaki, Masaaki Uenaka, Kenji Murano, Kanji Meguro
An efficient and practical method for flavin-catalyzed aerobic oxidation of sulfides and thiols with formic acid/TEA is described.
The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry

Zero-field slow magnetic relaxation in a uranium(III) complex with a radical ligand

Chem. Commun. - 11 August, 2014 - 19:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,10262-10264
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC04486J, CommunicationJoana T. Coutinho, Maria A. Antunes, Laura C. J. Pereira, Joaquim Marcalo, Manuel Almeida
Single-molecule-magnet behaviour in [U(TpMe2)2(bipy[radical dot])], a U(III) complex with a radical bipyridine ligand, having magnetic contributions from both the metal and the ligand.
The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry

Mechanochemical C-H bond activation: rapid and regioselective double cyclopalladation monitored by in situ Raman spectroscopy

Chem. Commun. - 11 August, 2014 - 19:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,10287-10290
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC04423A, CommunicationMarina Juribasic, Krunoslav Uzarevic, Davor Gracin, Manda Curic
The first solid-state C-H bond activation by palladium(II) acetate resulting in efficient and regioselective cyclopalladation of asymmetrically substituted azobenzene was monitored by in situ solid-state Raman spectroscopy.
The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry

Oxidative skeletal rearrangement of 1,1[prime or minute]-binaphthalene-2,2[prime or minute]-diamines (BINAMs) via C-C bond cleavage and nitrogen migration: a versatile synthesis of U-shaped azaacenes

Chem. Commun. - 11 August, 2014 - 19:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,10291-10294
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC04911J, CommunicationYouhei Takeda, Masato Okazaki, Satoshi Minakata
An oxidative skeletal rearrangement of 1,1[prime or minute]-binaphthalene-2,2[prime or minute]-diamines (BINAMs) that involves the cleavage of a strong C-C single bond of the binaphthalene unit and the nitrogen migration has been discovered.
The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry

The synthesis of organic charge transfer hetero-microtubules by crack welding

Chem. Commun. - 11 August, 2014 - 19:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,10258-10261
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC04602A, CommunicationJ. Kim, J. Chung, J. Hyon, T. Kwon, C. Seo, J. Nam, Y. Kang
The strain-induced cracks in organic microtubules composed of an organic charge transfer complex were selectively welded via the formation of secondary charge transfer complexes.
The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry

A chemical switch for controlling viral infectivity

Chem. Commun. - 11 August, 2014 - 19:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,10319-10322
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC03292F, CommunicationMaximilian Horner, Beate Kaufmann, Gabriella Cotugno, Ellen Wiedtke, Hildegard Buning, Dirk Grimm, Wilfried Weber
This study describes a chemically triggered switch for controlling the infectivity of viral vectors.
The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry

Formation of ultra-long nanoribbons by self-assembly of carbon dots and anionic oligomers for multi-colored fluorescence and electrical conduction

Chem. Commun. - 11 August, 2014 - 19:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,10244-10247
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC04835K, CommunicationGuiyang Zhang, Manqing Yan, Xiyao Teng, Hong Bi, Yuyan Han, Mingliang Tian, Mingtai Wang
Ultra-long (PS-PSS)/C-dot nanoribbons (>100 [small mu ]m) have been prepared in a facile way based on self-assembly of C-dots and anionic oligomers with a multi-colored fluorescence and an electrical conductivity of 3.368 S m-1.
The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry

Efficient, solvent-free hydrogenation of [small alpha]-angelica lactone catalysed by Ru/C at atmospheric pressure and room temperature

Chem. Commun. - 11 August, 2014 - 19:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,10206-10209
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC03970J, CommunicationMohammad G. Al-Shaal, Peter J. C. Hausoul, Regina Palkovits
[small alpha]-Angelica lactone bears the potential to serve as an alternative platform molecule based on cellulose.
The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry

Order-to-disorder structural transformation of a coordination polymer and its influence on proton conduction

Chem. Commun. - 11 August, 2014 - 19:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,10241-10243
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC04370G, CommunicationSatoshi Horike, Wenqian Chen, Tomoya Itakura, Munehiro Inukai, Daiki Umeyama, Hiroyuki Asakura, Susumu Kitagawa
A Cu2+ coordination framework shows order-to-disorder transformation and it is accompanied by insulator-to-protonic conductor transition.
The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry

WebElements: the periodic table on the WWW [http://www.webelements.com/]

Copyright 1993-2011 Mark Winter [The University of Sheffield and WebElements Ltd, UK]. All rights reserved.