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New D-A-[small pi]-A organic sensitizers for efficient dye-sensitized solar cells

26 January, 2015 - 13:54
Chem. Commun., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC08539F, CommunicationXiangguang Li, Zhiwei Zheng, Wei Jiang, Wenjun Wu, Zhaohui Wang, He Tian
Four novel metal-free D-A-[small pi]-A organic sensitizers (ND01-ND04) based on N-annulated perylene (NP) derivative as an efficient electron donor for dye-sensitized solar cells (DSSCs) are designed. Among them, ND02 featuring bulky...
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Reversible C-C coupling in phenanthroline complexes of divalent samarium and thulium

26 January, 2015 - 13:54
Chem. Commun., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC00289C, CommunicationGregory Nocton, Louis Ricard
The reaction of a series of organolanthanide fragments of samarium and thulium with phenanthroline is reported. All adducts couple in the 4-position of the phenanthroline ligand to yield the 4-4'...
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Regioselective C-H Bond Amination by Aminoiodanes

26 January, 2015 - 13:54
Chem. Commun., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC10246K, CommunicationAbhishek Kantak, Louis Marchetti, Brenton DeBoef
A new approach for the direct amination of 2-phenylpyridine derivatives using a diphthalimide-iodane and copper triflate has been developed. A series of different 2-phenylpyridine derivatives were aminated with yields up...
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Enantio-enriched CPL-active helicene-bipyridine-rhenium complexes

26 January, 2015 - 13:54
Chem. Commun., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC00453E, CommunicationJeanne Crassous, Nidal M. Saleh, Monika Srebro, Thibault Reynaldo, Nicolas Vanthuyne, loic Toupet, Gilles Muller, Christian Roussel, Jochen Autschbach, Gareth Williams, Victoria Chang
It is demonstrated that the incorporation of a rhenium atom within an extended helical pi-conjugated bi-pyridine system impacts the chiroptical and photophysical properties of the resulting neutral or cationic complexes,...
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A-D-A small molecules for solution-processed organic photovoltaic cells

26 January, 2015 - 13:54
Chem. Commun., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC09758K, Feature ArticleYongsheng Chen, Wang Ni, Xiangjian Wan, Miaomiao Li, Yunchuang Wang
A-D-A small molecules have drawn more and more attention in solution-processed organic solar cells due to the advantages of a diversity of structures, easy control of energy level, etc. Recently,...
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A mechanochemical strategy for IRMOF assembly based on pre-designed oxo-zinc precursors

26 January, 2015 - 13:54
Chem. Commun., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC09917F, CommunicationJanusz Lewinski, Daniel Prochowicz, Kamil Sokolowski, Arkadiusz Kornowicz, Iwona Justyniak, David Fairen-Jimenez, Tomislav Friscic
We demonstrate a mechanochemical strategy that allowed the first successful mechanosynthesis of IRMOFs based on oxo-centred secondary building unit (SBU). The presented study indicates that controlling the acid-base relationships between...
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A pillar[5]arene-fused cryptand: from orthogonal self-assembly to supramolecular polymer

26 January, 2015 - 13:54
Chem. Commun., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC00130G, CommunicationQi Wang, Ming Cheng, Yue Zhao, Lin Wu, Juli Jiang, Leyong Wang, Yi Pan
A pillar[5]arene-fused cryptand with two different cavities was synthesized successfully. It was found that the novel tricyclic host could associate with two different guest species in an orthogonal manner. And...
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Self-sorting behavior of four-component host-guest system and its incorporation into a linear supramolecular alternating copolymer

26 January, 2015 - 13:54
Chem. Commun., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC00035A, CommunicationFei Zeng, Ying Han, Chuan-Feng Chen
Self-sorting behavior of a four-component host-guest system was found, which could be utilized to construct a linear supramolecular alternating copolymer.
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Liquid-liquid interface-mediated room-temperature synthesis of amorphous NiCo pompoms from ultrathin nanosheets with high catalytic activity for hydrazine oxidation

26 January, 2015 - 13:54
Chem. Commun., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC09928A, CommunicationHui Wang, Yanjiao Ma, Shan Ji, Julian Key, Vladimir Linkov, Rongfang Wang
NixCoy alloy pompoms formed by the aggregation of nano ultrathin sheets were prepared by simultaneous reduction of NiCl2 and CoCl2 with NaBH4 via a liquid-liquid interface reaction. Ni1Co3 pompoms produced...
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[small beta]-(1-azulenyl)-L-alanine - a functional probe for determination of pKa of histidine residudes

26 January, 2015 - 13:54
Chem. Commun., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC08720H, CommunicationPallavi Gosavi, Yurii S. Moroz, Ivan Korendovych
[small beta]-(1-azulenyl)-L-alanine (AzAla) can be incorporated into the influenza A virus M2 proton channel. AzAla's sensitivity to protonation state of the nearby histidines and the lack of environmental fluorescence dependence allows...
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Plasma-enhanced atomic layer deposition: a gas-phase route to hydrophilic, glueable polytetrafluoroethylene

26 January, 2015 - 13:54
Chem. Commun., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC09474C, CommunicationAmit Kumar Roy, Jolien Dendooven, Davy Deduytsche, Kilian Devloo-Casier, Kim Ragaert, Ludwig Cardon, Christophe Detavernier
This communication reports an approach based on plasma-enhanced atomic layer deposition of aluminium oxide for the functionalization of polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE or "Teflon") surfaces. Alternating exposure of PTFE to oxygen plasma...
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pH and light-controlled self-assembly of bistable [c2] daisy chain rotaxanes

26 January, 2015 - 13:54
Chem. Commun., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC10331A, CommunicationAdrian Wolf, Emilie Moulin, Juan Jose Cid Martin, Antoine Goujon, Guangyan Du, Eric Busseron, Gad Fuks, Nicolas GIUSEPPONE
A logic gate based on a bistable [c2] daisy chain rotaxane decorated with lateral triarylamine units is described, giving rise to an INHIBIT logic function using proton concentration and light...
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Single-ion magnet behavior in heptacoordinated Fe(II) complexes: On the importance of supramolecular organization

26 January, 2015 - 13:54
Chem. Commun., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC10182K, CommunicationArun Kumar Bar, Celine Pichon, Nayanmoni Gogoi, Carine Duhayon, s ramasesha, Jean-Pascal Sutter
Supramolecular organization of a metal complex may significantly contribute to the magnetization dynamics of mononuclear SMMs. This is illustrated for a heptacoordinated Fe(II) complex with rather moderate Ising-type anisotropy for...
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Catalytic nucleic acids (DNAzymes) as functional units for logic gates and computing circuits: from basic principles to practical applications

26 January, 2015 - 13:54

Chem. Commun., 2015, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC09874A, Feature ArticleRon Orbach, Bilha Willner, Itamar Willner
Catalytic nucleic acids (DNAzymes) provide functional modules for logic gates and computing operations, and hold great promise for biomedical sensing and therapeutic applications.
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Free radical reaction promoted by ionic liquid : a route for metal-free oxidation depolymerization of lignin model compound and lignin

26 January, 2015 - 13:54
Chem. Commun., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC10394G, CommunicationYingying Yang, Honglei Fan, Jinliang Song, Qinglei Meng, Huacong Zhou, Lingqiao Wu, Guanying Yang, Prof. Buxing Han
Ionic liquid 1-Benzyl-3-methylimidazolium bis(trifluoromethylsulfonyl)imide ([BnMIm][NTf2]) can promote the generation of [round bullet, filled]OOH free radical, and thereby efficiently transformed the [small beta]-O-4 lignin model compound 2-phenoxyacetophenone into benzoic acid and phenol using O2...
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Platinum polyoxoniobates

26 January, 2015 - 13:54
Chem. Commun., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC00315F, CommunicationPavel A. Abramov, Nikolay B Kompankov, Maksim Nailyevich Sokolov, Cristian Vicent, Artem Leonidovich Gushchin
Reaction of [Nb6O19]8- with [Pt(OH)4(H2O)2] upon heating yielded first characterized platinum polyniobates. A dimeric complex [Nb6O19{Pt(OH)2}]212- (1) is produced in 1:1 molar ratio. Increasing the Pt/Nb6 molar ratio to 1:2...
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[sigma]-Vinyl endo-palladacycle formation via regiospecific functionalisation of an unreactive NHC-tethered C(sp2) - H bond

26 January, 2015 - 13:54
Chem. Commun., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC10163D, CommunicationCharlotte E. Willans, Michael R Chapman, Christopher M. Pask, Alireza Ariafard
An unusual cyclometallation reaction at palladium is described, which proceeds via C-H functionalisation of a vinylic C(sp2)-H bond tethered to an NHC ligand. The energetic balance between palladacycle formation and...
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Facile Synthesis of Magnetic Homochiral Metal-organic Frameworks for "Enantioselective Fishing"

26 January, 2015 - 13:54
Chem. Commun., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC09988E, CommunicationCuilan Chang, Xiaoyue Qi, Jiangwei Zhang, Ya-Ming Qiu, Xian-Jiang Li, Xin Wang, Yu Bai, Jun Liang Sun, Huwei Liu
Magnetic functionalized homochiral metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) were prepared and applied to efficiently enantioselective fishing of chiral drug intermediates. Under optimized conditions, the enantiomeric excess (ee) value as high as 85.2%...
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Guanidinium-Pendant Oligofluorene for Rapid and Specific Identification of Antibiotics with Membrane-Disrupting Ability

26 January, 2015 - 13:54
Chem. Commun., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC09729G, CommunicationHui Chen, Bing Wang, Jiangyan Zhang, Chenyao Nie, Fengting Lv, Libing Liu, Shu Wang
Considering that antimicrobial resistance is becoming a major problem of global public health, in this work, we have developed an efficient Forster resonance energy transfer (FRET) pair to establish an...
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Serum Albumin Adsorbed on Au Nanoparticles: Structural Changes Over Time Induced by S-Au Interaction

26 January, 2015 - 13:54
Chem. Commun., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC08372E, CommunicationCuiping Fu, Huayan Yang, Mengmeng Wang, Huan-Ming Xiong, Shao-Ning Yu
We report the evolution of the protein secondary structure of HSA adsorbed on AuNPs over time. This evolution is in agreement with the S-Au interaction time determined by Raman spectroscopy....
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