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[small alpha]-Alkylation of a norbornene-derived tricyclic ketone: are steric factors really in control?

17 December, 2014 - 03:54
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC07967A, CommunicationAndrew Harned
Density functional theory (DFT) has been used to investigate the [small alpha]-alkylation of a chiral tricyclic ketone. These calculations reveal that torsional strain and a strong conformational preference, rather than steric...
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A PhotoCORM Nanocarrier for CO Release Using NIR Light

17 December, 2014 - 03:54
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC06766E, CommunicationAgustin Pierri, Po-Ju Huang, John V Garcia, James G. Stanfill, Megan Chui, Guang Wu, Nanfeng Zheng, Peter C Ford
A water-soluble nanocarrier for a photo-activated CO releasing moiety (photoCORM) that can be triggered with NIR excitation is described. This has an upconversion nanoparticle core encap-ulated by an amphiphilic polymer...
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Targeted Synthesis of a large Triazine-based [4+6] Organic Molecular Cage: Structure, Porosity and Gas Separation

17 December, 2014 - 03:54
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC08883B, CommunicationCheng Wang, Huimin Ding, Yihui Yang, Bijian Li, Feng Pan, Guozhu Zhu, Matthias Zeller, Daqiang Yuan
Herein, we report the targeted synthesis and solid state assembly of a novel triazine-based [4+6] organic molecular cage. The tetrahedral cage features a large cavity (~2070 A3), and after desolvation,...
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Bi-compartmental responsive polymer particles

17 December, 2014 - 03:54
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC08413F, CommunicationJiguang Liu, Jurriaan Huskens
A novel type of bi-compartmental copolymer particles was synthesized in one-pot by controlling the phase separation during the polymerization process. The resulting particles have two distinct compartments, one consisting of...
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A General Method for the Fabrication of Graphene-Nanoparticle Hybrid Material

17 December, 2014 - 03:54
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC07936A, Communicationjaehyeung park, Surangi Jayawardena, Xuan Chen, Kalana Jayawardana, Madanodaya Sundhoro, Earl Ada, Mingdi Yan
We describe a simple and general approach to conjugate nanoparticles on pristine graphene. The method takes advantage of the high reactivity of perfluorophenyl nitrene towards the C=C bonds in graphene,...
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Linear-Cyclic Polymer Structural Transformation and Its Reversible Control using a Rational Rotaxane Strategy

17 December, 2014 - 03:54
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC08982K, CommunicationTakahiro Ogawa, Naoya Usuki, Kazuko Nakazono, Yasuhito Koyama, Toshikazu Takata
The linear-cyclic polymer structural transformation and its reversibility are demonstrated by a simple but rational strategy using the structural characteristics of crown ether-based rotaxane. The polymer containing a [1]rotaxane unit...
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Structurally simple complexes of CO2

17 December, 2014 - 03:54
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC08510H, Feature ArticleJason A C Clyburne, Heikki M. Tuononen, luke Murphy, Katherine Nancy Robertson, Richard Kemp
The ability to bind CO2 through the formation of low-energy, easily-broken, bonds could prove invaluable in a variety of chemical contexts. For example, weak bonds to CO2 would greatly decrease...
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Label Free Detection of Nucleic Acids by Modulating Nanochannel Surfaces

17 December, 2014 - 03:54
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC09599E, CommunicationPete Crisalli, Christopher McCallum, Sumita Pennathur
We develop surface-modified 100 nm silica nanofluidic channels that change in measured conductivity upon exposure to single- or double-stranded DNA. Through careful monitoring of both electromigrative and advective current in...
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Supracolloidal Polymer Chains of Diblock Copolymer Micelles

17 December, 2014 - 03:54
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC09518A, CommunicationJeong-Hee Kim, Wonjong Kwon, Byeong-Hyeok Sohn
Directional attraction with lateral repulsion between colloidal nanoparticles can create their supracolloidal chains. Here, we demonstrate supracolloidal polymers of diblock copolymer micelles which were polymerized by adjusting the polarity of...
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Modulating protein-protein interactions: the potential of peptides

17 December, 2014 - 03:54
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC08565E, Feature ArticleLaura Nevola, Ernest Giralt
Protein-protein interactions (PPIs) have emerged as important and challenging targets in chemical biology and medicinal chemistry. The main difficulty encountered in the discovery of small molecule modulators derives from the...
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Oxidative regioselective amination of chromones exposes potent inhibitors of the hedgehog signaling pathway

17 December, 2014 - 03:54

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,925-928
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC08376H, CommunicationRajarshi Samanta, Rishikesh Narayan, Jonathan O. Bauer, Carsten Strohmann, Sonja Sievers, Andrey P. Antonchick
A novel selective coupling of chromones with azoles for the synthesis of biologically active compounds was developed.
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Polymer supported ZIF-8 membranes prepared via an interfacial synthesis method

17 December, 2014 - 03:54

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,918-920
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC06699E, CommunicationYanbo Li, Lik H. Wee, Alexander Volodin, Johan A. Martens, Ivo F. J. Vankelecom
Polyethersulfone supported continuous ZIF-8 membranes were prepared via an interfacial synthesis method. These membranes showed excellent performance in the nanofiltration range.
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Correction: Enhancing optical absorption of metal-organic frameworks for improved visible light photocatalysis

17 December, 2014 - 03:54
Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,961-962
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC90482F, CorrectionMaxim A. Nasalevich, Maarten G. Goesten, Tom J. Savenije, Freek Kapteijn, Jorge Gascon
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Correction: Self-decoration of Pt metal particles on TiO2 nanotubes used for highly efficient photocatalytic H2 production

17 December, 2014 - 03:54
Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,960-960
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC90481H, CorrectionSulaiman N. Basahel, Kiyoung Lee, Robert Hahn, Patrik Schmuki, Salem M. Bawaked, Shaeel A. Al-Thabaiti
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Metal controlled regioselectivity in the cyclometallation of 2-(1-naphthyl)-pyridine

17 December, 2014 - 03:54

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,911-913
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC07962K, CommunicationMikhail Kondrashov, Sudarkodi Raman, Ola F. Wendt
Cyclometallations of 2-(1-naphthyl)-pyridine with gold and palladium salts proceed with completely orthogonal regioselectivities.
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Evolving P450pyr monooxygenase for highly regioselective terminal hydroxylation of n-butanol to 1,4-butanediol

17 December, 2014 - 03:54

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,914-917
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC08479A, CommunicationYi Yang, Yu Tse Chi, Hui Hung Toh, Zhi Li
Directed evolution of a P450pyr created I83M/I82T mutant as the first catalyst for highly regioselective terminal hydroxylation of n-butanol to 1,4-butanediol.
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Intramolecular hydroalkoxylation catalyzed inside a self-assembled cavity of an enzyme-like host structure

17 December, 2014 - 03:54

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,892-894
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC08211G, CommunicationL. Catti, K. Tiefenbacher
Self-assembled resorcin[4]arene hexamer catalyzes the intramolecular hydroalkoxylation of unsaturated alcohols to the corresponding cyclic ethers under mild conditions.
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Ultrasensitive SERS assay of lysozyme using a novel and unique four-way helical junction molecule probe for signal amplification

17 December, 2014 - 03:54

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,907-910
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC08141B, CommunicationZhen Zhang, Yuanyuan Wang, Fuwei Zheng, Rui Ren, Shusheng Zhang
A unique four-way helical junction molecule (FHJM) probe was ingeniously designed, and firstly introduced into DNA signal amplification as a novel Surface-enhanced Raman scattering (SERS) probe.
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Correction: Virtual screening and optimization of Type II inhibitors of JAK2 from a natural product library

17 December, 2014 - 03:54
Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,959-959
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC90479F, CorrectionDik-Lung Ma, Daniel Shiu-Hin Chan, Guo Wei, Hai-Jing Zhong, Hui Yang, Lai To Leung, Elizabeth A. Gullen, Pauline Chiu, Yung-Chi Cheng, Chung-Hang Leung
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A photoswitchable supramolecular complex with release-and-report capabilities

17 December, 2014 - 03:54

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,847-850
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC08513B, CommunicationJesper R. Nilsson, Melanie C. O'Sullivan, S. Li, Harry L. Anderson, Joakim Andreasson
A supramolecular platform with an inherent report function has been designed for photoreversible control of guest concentration in solution.
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