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VOPO4 nanosheets as anode material for lithium-ion batteries

28 July, 2014 - 16:54
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC03781B, CommunicationYa-dong Han, Jun-chao Zheng, Bao Zhang, Jia-feng Zhang, Chao Shen, Lei Ming, xinbo yuan, Hui Li
VOPO4 nanosheets are successfully synthesized using hydrothermal method followed by calcination. The XRD results reveal that obtained products are crystallized in the orthorhombic VOPO4 phase. SEM and TEM images demonstrate...
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in situ Formation of Well-dispersed Palladium Nanoparticles Immobilized in Imidazolium-based Organic Ionic Polymers

28 July, 2014 - 16:54
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC04662E, CommunicationHuaixia Zhao, Yangxin Wang, Ruihu Wang
A new strategy for in situ generation of well-dispersed palladium nanoparticles (NPs) immobilized by imidazolium-based organic ionic polymers was presented. Without extra addition of palladium species, the as-synthesized polymers showed...
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Enzymatic combinatorial nucleoside deletion scanning mutagenesis of functional RNA

28 July, 2014 - 16:54
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC04719B, CommunicationClaudia Hobartner, Katarzyna Wawrzyniak-Turek
We describe a general and simple method to identify catalytically and structurally important nucleotides in functional RNAs. Our approach is based on statistical replacement of each nucleoside with a non-nucleosidic...
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Facile fabrication of C60-polydopamine-graphene nanohybrid for single light induced photothermal and photodynamic therapy

28 July, 2014 - 16:54
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC04416A, CommunicationZhen Hu, Feng Zhao, Yafei Wang, Yudong Huang, Lei Chen, Nan Li, Jun Li, Zhenhui Li, Guoxing Yi
C60-polydopamine-graphene nanohybrid is prepared by a facile approach via polydopamine chemistry. The hybrid displays synergistic photodynamic and photothermal cancer cell killing effects under single light irradiation.
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PCR Quantification of SiO2 Particle Uptake in Cells in the ppb and ppm range via silica encapsulated DNA barcodes

28 July, 2014 - 16:54
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC04480K, CommunicationMarcus Hoop, Daniela Paunescu, Philipp R. Stoessel, Fritz Eichenseher, Wendelin Jan Stark, Robert N. Grass
There is a strong interest in studying the cellular uptake of silica nanoparticles, particularly at medically relevant concentrations (ppb-ppm range) to understand their toxicology. At present, uptake analysis at these...
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Metal-templated enantioselective enamine/H-bonding dual activation catalysis

28 July, 2014 - 16:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC04636F, CommunicationHaohua Huo, Chen Fu, Chuanyong Wang, Klaus Harms, Eric Meggers
A hydrogen bond supported aminocatalyst based on a chiral metal template highly effectively catalyzes the enantioselective [small alpha]-amination of aldehydes with catalyst loadings down to 0.1 mol%.
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Pt-Cu Bimetallic Electrocatalysts with Enhanced Catalytic Properties for Oxygen Reduction

28 July, 2014 - 16:54
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC02391A, CommunicationChun-Mei Zhu, Ang Gao, Yuan Wang, Yan Liu
A highly active Pt-Cu bimetallic catalyst for the electrocatalytic oxygen reduction reaction, with an average diameter of 2.9 nm and Cu/Pt ratio of 0.30 for the bimetallic nanoparticles, was prepared...
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Controllable Atmospheric Pressure Growth of Mono-layer, Bi-layer and Tri-layer Graphene

28 July, 2014 - 16:54
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC04928D, CommunicationJing Li, Hengxing Ji, xing Zhang, Xuanyun Wang, Zhi Jin, Dong Wang, Li-jun Wan
Here we report the rational design of a three-step growth method for high-quality mono-layer, bi-layer and tri-layer graphene with coverage higher than 90% at atmospheric pressure. The growth temperature and...
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Covalent linking of quantum dots to polymer for inorganic-inorganic luminescence films via layer-by-layer assembly with clay

28 July, 2014 - 16:54
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC04838E, CommunicationWenjuan Zhou, Weijiang Guan, Chao Lu
Herein, the positively charged QDs was initially prepared via covalently linking to poly(allylamine hydrochloride) (PAH). The resultant PAH-modified QDs in conjunction with MMT nanosheets were utilized to fabricate the QDs/MMT...
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Noble-metal-free photocatalysts MoS2-graphene/CdS mixed nanoparticles/nanorods morphology with high visible light efficiency for H2 evolution

28 July, 2014 - 16:54
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC04653F, CommunicationMiaoMiao Liu, Fengyan Li, Zhixia Sun, Lifang Ma, Lin Xu, Yuanhong Wang
A highly active and stable photocatalyst MoS2-graphene/CdS nanoparticles/nanorods was prepared by a facile two-step hydrothermal method. The noble-metal-free photocatalyst achieved a remarkable quantum yield of 65.8% at 420 nm for...
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Smart dual-functional warhead for folate receptor-specific activatable imaging and photodynamic therapy

28 July, 2014 - 16:54
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC04166F, CommunicationJisu Kim, Ching-Hsuan Tung, Yongdoo Choi
Smart dual-targeted theranostic agent becomes highly fluorescent and phototoxic only when its linker is cleaved by tumor-associated lysosomal enzyme cathepsin B after internalization into folate receptor-positive cancer cells.
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DNA-Templated Synthesis of Encoded Small Molecules by DNA Self-Assembly

28 July, 2014 - 16:54
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC03380A, CommunicationCheng Cao, Peng Zhao, Ze Li, Zitian Chen, Yanyi Huang, Yu Bai, Xiaoyu Li
We report a novel method for DNA-templated synthesis of encoded small molecules without the need for discrete DNA template. Reactant DNAs self-assemble to enable chemical reactions and photo-cleavage transfers the...
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Metal induced Gelation from Pyridine Cored Poly(Aryl Ether) Dendron with In-situ Synthesis and Stabilization of Hybrid Hydrogel Composite

28 July, 2014 - 16:54
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC04231J, CommunicationRajamalli P, Supriya Atta, Partha Malakar, Prasad Edamana
Metal induced gel formation from pyridine cored poly(aryl ether) dendron has been achieved. The gel is successfully utilized as a template for the in-situ synthesis of silver nanoparticles (AgNPs) in...
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Gold-catalyzed intermolecular oxidation of o-alkynylbiaryls: an easy and practical access to functionalized fluorenes

28 July, 2014 - 16:54
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC05115G, CommunicationLong-Wu Ye, Fei Pan, Shuang Liu, Chao Shu, Rong-Kun Lin, Yong-Fei Yu, Jin-Mei Zhou
A novel gold-catalyzed intermolecular oxidation of o-alkynylbiaryls has been developed. A variety of functionalized fluorenes are readily accessed by utilizing this non-diazo approach, thus providing a viable alternative to synthetically...
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A Homolytic Oxy-Functionalization Mechanism: Intermolecular Hydrocarbyl Migration from M-R to Vanadate Oxo

28 July, 2014 - 16:54
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC03067B, CommunicationMu-Jeng Cheng, Robert Nielsen, William A Goddard
A new mechanism for generating C-O bonds from metal-hydrocarbyls involving homolytic, intermolecular migration of the hydrocarbyl group to a vanadium oxo is reported. Responsible for the C-O bond in phenol...
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Synthesis of 1,3,5,7-tetrakis(4-cyanatophenyl)adamantane and its microporous polycyanurate network for adsorptions of organic vapors, hydrogen and carbon dioxide

28 July, 2014 - 16:54
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC05021E, CommunicationChangjiang Shen, Hao Yu, Zhonggang Wang
This paper describes the design and synthesis of new cyanate monomer 1,3,5,7-tetrakis(4-cyanatophenyl)adamantane, which is then polycyclotrimerized to generate tetraphenyladamantane-based polycyanurate network (PCN-AD) with unifrom pores centered at 7.8 A and...
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Live imaging of cellular dynamics using a multi-imaging vector in single cells

28 July, 2014 - 16:54
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC04980B, CommunicationKyoungsook Park, Jinyoung Jeong, Bong Hyun Chung
Real-time monitoring of cellular dynamics in living organisms is highly challenging. We developed a multi-imaging vector based on 2A peptides. Live imaging of subcellular compartments can be performed following the...
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Star-shaped hole transporting materials with a triazine unit for efficient perovskite solar cells

28 July, 2014 - 16:54
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC04550E, CommunicationKwangseok Do, Hyeju Choi, Kimin Lim, Hyunjun Jo, Jin Woo Cho, Nazeeruddin, Mohammad K., Jaejung Ko
Novel star-shaped hole transporting materials with a triazine unit have been synthesized. When the new Triazine-Th-OMeTPA was used as a hole transporting material in perovskite solar cell, the power conversion...
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Development of a Highly Potent, Selective, and Cell-Active Inhibitor of Cysteine Cathepsin L - A Hybrid Design Approach

28 July, 2014 - 16:54
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC04037F, CommunicationDibyendu Dana, Shatarupa De, Pratikkumar Rathod, Anibal R. Davalos, Daniel A. Novoa, Suneeta Paroly, Viviana M. Torres, Nisar Afzal, Ravi S. Lankalapalli, Susan A. Rotenberg, Emmanuel J. Chang, Gopal Subramaniam, Sanjai Kumar
A hybrid-design approach is undertaken to develop a highly potent and selective inhibitor of human cathepsin L. Studies involving human breast carcinoma MDA-MB-231 cells establish that this inhibitor can successfully...
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Multivalent hydrogen bonding block copolymers self-assemble into strong and tough self-healing materials

28 July, 2014 - 16:54
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC03168G, CommunicationYulin Chen, Zhibin Guan
Triblock copolymers having glassy PMMA block and dynamic hydrogen bonding blocks were synthesized by sequential atom transfer radical polymerization (ATRP). The dynamic triblock copolymers self-assemble into nanocomposite materials exhibiting a...
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