Royal Society of Chemistry

A pH-responsive prodrug for real-time drug release monitoring and targeted cancer therapy

Chem. Commun. - 15 September, 2014 - 04:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,11852-11855
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC05008H, CommunicationShi-Ying Li, Li-Han Liu, Hui-Zhen Jia, Wen-Xiu Qiu, Lei Rong, Hong Cheng, Xian-Zheng Zhang
A novel pH-responsive cancer targeting prodrug with real-time drug release monitoring capability was demonstrated based on the concept of contact-mediated quenching between doxorubicin and a coumarin derivative.
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Solvent-free synthesis, coating and morphogenesis of conductive polymer materials through spontaneous generation of activated monomers

Chem. Commun. - 15 September, 2014 - 04:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,11840-11843
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC05171H, CommunicationOpen Access Open Access Creative Commons Licence&nbsp This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported Licence.Ryo Muramatsu, Yuya Oaki, Kento Kuwabara, Kosei Hayashi, Hiroaki Imai
Synthesis, coating, and morphogenesis of conductive polymers were achieved on a variety of substrates through spontaneous generation of activated monomer vapors under ambient pressure and low temperature conditions.
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High thermal stability of block copolymer-capped Au and Cu nanoparticles

Chem. Commun. - 15 September, 2014 - 04:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,11919-11921
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC04937C, CommunicationIryna I. Perepichka, Mohamed A. Mezour, Dmitrii F. Perepichka, R. Bruce Lennox
Pyridine-containing block copolymers (PS-P4VP) can effectively stabilize metal nanoparticles which survive prolonged heating in solutions at high temperatures.
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Type-II core-shell Si-CdS nanocrystals: synthesis and spectroscopic and electrical properties

Chem. Commun. - 15 September, 2014 - 04:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,11922-11925
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC04722B, CommunicationGuan Wang, Jianwei Ji, Chengdong Li, Linwei Yu, Weikuan Duan, Wei Wei, Xiaozeng You, Xiangxing Xu
Type-II core-shell Si-CdS colloidal nanocrystals are synthesized with the spectroscopic and electronic properties tuned by the thickness of the CdS shell.
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Facile fabrication of self-repairing superhydrophobic coatings

Chem. Commun. - 15 September, 2014 - 04:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,11891-11894
DOI: 10.1039/C3CC49251F, CommunicationKunlin Chen, Shuxue Zhou, Limin Wu
Recovery of the surface topographic structure and full restoration of superhydrophobicity in damaged areas can be achieved under UV-irradiation.
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The group trend of lanthanides binding to DNA and DNAzymes with a complex but symmetric pattern

Chem. Commun. - 15 September, 2014 - 04:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,11859-11862
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC05551A, CommunicationWei Ting David Lin, Po-Jung Jimmy Huang, Rachel Pautler, Juewen Liu
Lanthanides bind to DNA and DNAzymes with a symmetric pattern and the tightest binding occurs for Nd3+ and Ho3+.
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Thermally-stable resistive switching with a large ON/OFF ratio achieved in poly(triphenylamine)

Chem. Commun. - 15 September, 2014 - 04:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,11856-11858
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC04696J, CommunicationWenbin Zhang, Cheng Wang, Gang Liu, Xiaojian Zhu, Xinxin Chen, Liang Pan, Hongwei Tan, Wuhong Xue, Zhenghui Ji, Jun Wang, Yu Chen, Run-Wei Li
Thermally stable poly(triphenylamine) (PTPA) has been used to achieve promising resistive switching memory devices with a large ON/OFF ratio.
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Microarray immobilization of biomolecules using a fast trans-cyclooctene (TCO)-tetrazine reaction

Chem. Commun. - 15 September, 2014 - 04:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,11818-11821
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC03838J, CommunicationPing Wang, Zhenkun Na, Jiaqi Fu, Chelsea Y. J. Tan, Huatang Zhang, Shao Q. Yao, Hongyan Sun
A site-specific microarray immobilization method based on trans-cyclooctene-tetrazine ligation has been developed and applied to anchor a variety of biomolecules.
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Interview with Tony James

Chem. Commun. - 15 September, 2014 - 04:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,11786-11787
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC90217C, Profile
2014 is the 50th anniversary of both ChemComm and Tony James. Here, Tony discusses the importance of networking and collaboration in research.
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Hydrogen sulfide (H2S) releasing agents: chemistry and biological applications

Chem. Commun. - 15 September, 2014 - 04:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,11788-11805
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC00968A, Feature ArticleYu Zhao, Tyler D. Biggs, Ming Xian
This Feature Article provides an overview of currently known hydrogen sulfide donors.
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A strain-promoted alkyne-azide cycloaddition (SPAAC) reaction of a novel EpCAM aptamer-fluorescent conjugate for imaging of cancer cells

Chem. Commun. - 15 September, 2014 - 04:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,11810-11813
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC02996H, CommunicationNithya Subramanian, Jagadeesh Babu Sreemanthula, Baghavathi Balaji, Jagat R. Kanwar, Jyotirmay Biswas, Subramanian Krishnakumar
A novel EpCAM aptamer-DIBO-AF594 fluorescent conjugate was synthesised using bio-orthogonal chemistry employing copper free, strain promoted alkyne-azide cycloaddition (SPAAC) reaction.
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Blending conjugated polymers without phase separation for fluorescent colour tuning of polymeric materials through FRET

Chem. Commun. - 15 September, 2014 - 04:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,11814-11817
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC03594A, CommunicationChengjun Pan, Kazunori Sugiyasu, Masayuki Takeuchi
Conjugated polymers encapsulated by the identical cyclic sidechains afford an effective host-guest ensemble for designing fluorescent polymeric materials.
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50 years of Chemistry at York

Dalton Transactions - 14 September, 2014 - 10:54

Dalton Trans., 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4DT90098G, EditorialRichard Taylor
Celebrating 50 years of Chemistry at University of York.
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Protein film photoelectrochemistry of the water oxidation enzyme photosystem II

Chem. Soc. Rev. - 13 September, 2014 - 22:54

Chem. Soc. Rev., 2014, 43,6485-6497
DOI: 10.1039/C4CS00031E, Tutorial ReviewOpen Access Open Access Creative Commons Licence&nbsp This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported Licence.Masaru Kato, Jenny Z. Zhang, Nicholas Paul, Erwin Reisner
This review describes key functions of the water oxidation enzyme photosystem II, protein film photoelectrochemistry of photosystem II and bio-inspired photoelectrochemical water oxidation systems.
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Nanostructured hydrotreating catalysts for electrochemical hydrogen evolution

Chem. Soc. Rev. - 13 September, 2014 - 22:54

Chem. Soc. Rev., 2014, 43,6555-6569
DOI: 10.1039/C3CS60468C, Review ArticleCarlos G. Morales-Guio, Lucas-Alexandre Stern, Xile Hu
Nanostructuring is a useful strategy to improve the activity of some known hydrotreating catalysts for electrochemical hydrogen evolution.
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Contributors to the emerging investigators issue 2014

Chem. Soc. Rev. - 13 September, 2014 - 22:54

Chem. Soc. Rev., 2014, 43,6482-6484
DOI: 10.1039/C4CS90064B, Profile
Chemical Society Reviews profiles the Emerging Investigators featuring work in this issue.
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Transition metal-mediated bioorthogonal protein chemistry in living cells

Chem. Soc. Rev. - 13 September, 2014 - 22:54

Chem. Soc. Rev., 2014, 43,6511-6526
DOI: 10.1039/C4CS00117F, Review ArticleMaiyun Yang, Jie Li, Peng R. Chen
Transition metal-mediated chemical conversions have rapidly expanded our intracellular protein chemistry toolbox, which would broaden our view on bioorthogonal chemistry.
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An atlas of two-dimensional materials

Chem. Soc. Rev. - 13 September, 2014 - 22:54

Chem. Soc. Rev., 2014, 43,6537-6554
DOI: 10.1039/C4CS00102H, Review ArticlePere Miro, Martha Audiffred, Thomas Heine
The discovery of graphene and other two-dimensional (2D) materials together with recent advances in exfoliation techniques have set the foundations for the manufacturing of single layered sheets from any layered 3D material.
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Polymer-encapsulated organic nanoparticles for fluorescence and photoacoustic imaging

Chem. Soc. Rev. - 13 September, 2014 - 22:54

Chem. Soc. Rev., 2014, 43,6570-6597
DOI: 10.1039/C4CS00014E, Review ArticleOpen Access Open Access Creative Commons Licence&nbsp This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported Licence.Kai Li, Bin Liu
In this Critical Review, we summarize the latest advances in the development of polymer encapsulated nanoparticles based on conjugated polymers and fluorogens with aggregation induced emission (AIE) characteristics, elucidate the importance of matrix selection and structure-property relationship of these nanoparticles and discuss their applications in fluorescence and photoacoustic imaging.
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Addition of CF3 across unsaturated moieties: a powerful functionalization tool

Chem. Soc. Rev. - 13 September, 2014 - 22:54

Chem. Soc. Rev., 2014, 43,6598-6608
DOI: 10.1039/C4CS00025K, Review ArticleOpen Access Open Access Creative Commons Licence&nbsp This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported Licence.Estibaliz Merino, Cristina Nevado
This review summarizes recent methodologies for the simultaneous formation of C-CF3 and C-C or C-heteroatom bonds by formal addition reactions to alkenes.
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