Royal Society of Chemistry

A two-dimensional hydrogen bonded organic framework self-assembled from a three-fold symmetric carbamate

Chem. Commun. - 22 April, 2014 - 17:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,5209-5211
DOI: 10.1039/C3CC47159D, CommunicationXiaodong Hou, Zhihan Wang, Molly Overby, Angel Ugrinov, Casey Oian, Rajiv Singh, Qianli R. Chu
A hydrogen bonded organic framework displayed a capacity for accommodating and releasing guest molecules.
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Catalytic intermolecular [small beta]-C-H alkenylation of [small alpha]-enamino-ketones with simple alkynes

Chem. Commun. - 22 April, 2014 - 17:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,5230-5232
DOI: 10.1039/C3CC47556E, CommunicationZhiqian Wang, Brandon J. Reinus, Guangbin Dong
A unique strategy to synthesize [small beta]-alkenyl-[small alpha]-amino-enones via catalytic C-H/alkyne coupling is described.
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Linear neutral platinum-acetylide moiety: beyond the links

Chem. Commun. - 22 April, 2014 - 17:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,5171-5186
DOI: 10.1039/C3CC47485B, Feature ArticleWei Wang, Hai-Bo Yang
This feature article presents a brief review on the linear neutral platinum-acetylide moiety, trans-Pt(PR3)2(C[triple bond, length as m-dash]CR[prime or minute])2.
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Targeting cancer cells with folic acid-iminoboronate fluorescent conjugates

Chem. Commun. - 22 April, 2014 - 17:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,5261-5263
DOI: 10.1039/C3CC47534D, CommunicationOpen Access Open Access Creative Commons Licence&nbsp This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported Licence.Pedro M. S. D. Cal, Raquel F. M. Frade, Vijay Chudasama, Carlos Cordeiro, Stephen Caddick, Pedro M. P. Gois
Herein we present the synthesis of fluorescent 2-acetylbenzeneboronic acids that undergo B-N promoted conjugation with lysozyme and N-(2-aminoethyl) folic acid (EDA-FA), generating conjugates that are selectively recognized and internalized by cancer cells that over-express folic acid receptors.
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Diaryl-substituted norbornadienes with red-shifted absorption for molecular solar thermal energy storage

Chem. Commun. - 22 April, 2014 - 17:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,5330-5332
DOI: 10.1039/C3CC47517D, CommunicationVictor Gray, Anders Lennartson, Phasin Ratanalert, Karl Borjesson, Kasper Moth-Poulsen
Red-shifting the absorption of norbornadienes (NBDs), into the visible region, enables the photo-isomerization of NBDs to quadricyclanes (QCs) to be driven by sunlight.
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Spectroscopic characterization of a phenolate bound FeII-O2 adduct: gauging the relative "push" effect of a phenolate axial ligand

Chem. Commun. - 22 April, 2014 - 17:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,5218-5220
DOI: 10.1039/C3CC47528J, CommunicationPradip Kumar Das, Kaustuv Mittra, Abhishek Dey
Gauging the trans effect of phenolate.
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Simple procedure for mono- and bis-end-functionalization of regioregular poly(3-hexylthiophene)s using chalcogens

Chem. Commun. - 22 April, 2014 - 17:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,5310-5312
DOI: 10.1039/C3CC47560C, CommunicationKen Okamoto, Christine K. Luscombe
Simple quenching method to synthesize mono- and bis-end-functionalized regioregular poly(3-hexylthophene)s using chalcogens is presented.
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Mechanosynthesis of pharmaceutically relevant sulfonyl-(thio)ureas

Chem. Commun. - 22 April, 2014 - 17:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,5248-5250
DOI: 10.1039/C3CC47905F, CommunicationDavin Tan, Vjekoslav Strukil, Cristina Mottillo, Tomislav Friscic
Solvent-free mechanochemical coupling provides pharmaceutically relevant sulfonyl-(thio)ureas, including anti-diabetic drugs tolbutamide, chlorpropamide and glibenclamide, rapidly and in high yield.
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Engineering ultrasmall water-soluble gold and silver nanoclusters for biomedical applications

Chem. Commun. - 22 April, 2014 - 17:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,5143-5155
DOI: 10.1039/C3CC47512C, Feature ArticleZhentao Luo, Kaiyuan Zheng, Jianping Xie
With some critical biological considerations, biomolecule-protected gold and silver nanoclusters were identified to be suitable for biomedical applications, and efficient synthetic strategies and potential biomedical applications of these nanoclusters were discussed.
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Gold(I) mediated rearrangement of [7]-helicene to give a benzo[cd]pyrenium cation embedded in a chiral framework

Chem. Commun. - 22 April, 2014 - 17:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,5251-5253
DOI: 10.1039/C3CC46986G, CommunicationRaphael J. F. Berger, Matthew J. Fuchter, Ingo Krossing, Henry S. Rzepa, Julia Schaefer, Harald Scherer
The facile gold-mediated skeletal rearrangement of [7]-helicene into a cationic polyaromatic hydrocarbon is described.
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Investigating the reactivities of a polyketide synthase module through fluorescent click chemistry

Chem. Commun. - 22 April, 2014 - 17:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,5276-5278
DOI: 10.1039/C3CC47513A, CommunicationAmanda Jane Hughes, Matthew R. Tibby, Drew T. Wagner, Johnathan N. Brantley, Adrian T. Keatinge-Clay
A method for monitoring in vitro polyketide synthesis has been developed whereby nonchromophoric polyketide products are made brightly fluorescent in a simple, rapid, inexpensive, and bioorthogonal manner through CuAAC with a sulforhodamine B azide derivative.
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Modulating guest binding in sulfonylcalixarene-based metal-organic supercontainers

Chem. Commun. - 22 April, 2014 - 17:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,5385-5387
DOI: 10.1039/C3CC47420H, CommunicationFeng-Rong Dai, Dustin C. Becht, Zhenqiang Wang
A neutral metal-organic supercontainer (MOSC) has been functionalized as an anionic container, leading to enhanced adsorption capacity for polar guests.
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The final unadorned tris(azolyl)borate: finishing what Trofimenko started in 1966

Chem. Commun. - 22 April, 2014 - 17:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,5273-5275
DOI: 10.1039/C3CC47151A, CommunicationBrianna C. Hughes, Zheng Lu, David M. Jenkins
The final addition to the tris(azolyl)borate ligand family, tris(1,2,3-triazolyl)borate, has been synthesized.
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2-(Aryl-sulfonyl)oxetanes as designer 3-dimensional fragments for fragment screening: synthesis and strategies for functionalisation

Chem. Commun. - 22 April, 2014 - 17:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,5203-5205
DOI: 10.1039/C3CC46450D, CommunicationOpen Access Open Access Creative Commons Licence&nbsp This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported Licence.Kate F. Morgan, Ian A. Hollingsworth, James A. Bull
Oxetane synthesis by intramolecular C-C bond formation efficiently provides 2-sulfonyloxetanes, which are further derivatised maintaining the oxetane ring intact.
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Probing morphological changes in polymersomes with magnetic birefringence

Chem. Commun. - 22 April, 2014 - 17:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,5394-5396
DOI: 10.1039/C3CC47483F, CommunicationOpen Access Open Access Creative Commons Licence&nbsp This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported Licence.Roger S. M. Rikken, Harmen H. M. Kerkenaar, Roeland J. M. Nolte, Jan C. Maan, Jan C. M. van Hest, Peter C. M. Christianen, Daniela A. Wilson
Magnetic birefringence was used for in situ monitoring of the morphological changes in diamagnetic polymersomes during shape-transformation by dialysis.
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Face-on stacking and enhanced out-of-plane hole mobility in graphene-templated copper phthalocyanine

Chem. Commun. - 22 April, 2014 - 17:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,5319-5321
DOI: 10.1039/C3CC47516F, CommunicationJeffrey M. Mativetsky, He Wang, Stephanie S. Lee, Luisa Whittaker-Brooks, Yueh-Lin Loo
The out-of-plane hole mobility in copper phthalocyanine is enhanced by face-on molecular stacking induced by graphene-templated growth.
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Recent progress in the construction of cavity-cored supramolecular metallodendrimers via coordination-driven self-assembly

Chem. Commun. - 22 April, 2014 - 17:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,5156-5170
DOI: 10.1039/C3CC47484D, Feature ArticleLin Xu, Li-Jun Chen, Hai-Bo Yang
This feature article reviews the recent progress in the construction of cavity-cored supramolecular metallodendrimers via coordination-driven self-assembly.
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A fluorogenic probe for recognizing 5-hydroxylysine inspired by serine/threonine ligation

Chem. Commun. - 22 April, 2014 - 17:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,5298-5300
DOI: 10.1039/C3CC47465H, CommunicationChun Ling Tung, Hiu Yung Lam, Jianchao Xu, Xuechen Li
A coumarin-based non-fluorescent probe can selectively react with 5-hydroxylysine-containing peptides, leading to a fluorescent tag.
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Can non-polar hydrogen atoms accept hydrogen bonds?

Chem. Commun. - 22 April, 2014 - 17:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,5212-5214
DOI: 10.1039/C3CC46048G, CommunicationOpen Access Open Access Creative Commons Licence&nbsp This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported Licence.Lixu Yang, Thomas A. Hubbard, Scott L. Cockroft
A combined solution-phase and theoretical investigation reveals that Si-H can act as a fully neutral H-bond acceptor in solution, but only just.
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Structural and electrochemical characterization of a cerium(IV) hydroxamate complex: implications for the beneficiation of light rare earth ores

Chem. Commun. - 22 April, 2014 - 17:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,5361-5363
DOI: 10.1039/C3CC46486E, CommunicationHeui Beom Lee, Justin A. Bogart, Patrick J. Carroll, Eric J. Schelter
Reaction of N-phenyl-pivalohydroxamic acid with CeIII precursors leads to a homoleptic hydroxamate complex: CeIV[tBuC(O)N(O)Ph]4.
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