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Controlled and sustained release of pharmaceuticals via single step solvent-free encapsulation

19 December, 2014 - 04:17

Chem. Commun., 2015, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC08151J, CommunicationA. Cavallaro, K. Vasilev
Herein, we report a novel and solvent-free technique for the encapsulation of pharmaceuticals that allows achieving controllable release rates.
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Topological ring-currents and bond-currents in the altan-[r,s]-coronenes

19 December, 2014 - 04:17

Chem. Commun., 2015, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC07322C, CommunicationT. K. Dickens, R. B. Mallion
[small pi]-Electron ring-currents for the altans of the four regular [r,s]-coronenes are calculated by the topological HLPM approach.
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Bulk graphdiyne powder applied for highly efficient lithium storage

19 December, 2014 - 04:17

Chem. Commun., 2015, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC08706B, CommunicationShengliang Zhang, Huibiao Liu, Changshui Huang, Guanglei Cui, Yuliang Li
Bulk graphdiyne powder with porous structure was synthesized and applied for highly efficient lithium storage, exhibiting excellent electrochemical performance.
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Nanoparticle-electrode collisions as a dynamic seeding route for the growth of metallic nanostructures

19 December, 2014 - 04:17

Chem. Commun., 2015, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC09614B, CommunicationAndrew Pearson, Anthony P. O'Mullane
The collisions between colloidal metal nanoparticles and a carbon electrode were explored as a dynamic method for the electrodeposition of a diverse range of electrocatalytically active Ag and Au nanostructures whose morphology is dominated by the electrostatic interaction between the charge of the nanoparticle and metal salt.
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A sensitive detection of T4 polynucleotide kinase activity based on [small beta]-cyclodextrin polymer enhanced fluorescence combined with an exonuclease reaction

19 December, 2014 - 04:17

Chem. Commun., 2015, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC08991J, CommunicationChunxia Song, Xiaohai Yang, Kemin Wang, Qing Wang, Jianbo Liu, Jin Huang, Leiliang He, Pei Liu, Zhihe Qing, Wei Liu
A strategy for performing a polynucleotide kinase activity assay has been developed based on [small beta]-cyclodextrin polymer enhanced fluorescence combined with an exonuclease reaction.
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Self-organization of star-shaped columnar liquid crystals with a coaxial nanophase segregation revealed by a combined experimental and simulation approach

19 December, 2014 - 04:17

Chem. Commun., 2015, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC08602C, CommunicationEduardo Beltran, Matteo Garzoni, Beatriz Feringan, Alberto Vancheri, Joaquin Barbera, Jose Luis Serrano, Giovanni M. Pavan, Raquel Gimenez, Teresa Sierra
Coaxial stacking of two different functional units revealed by combining X-ray and MD simulation.
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A diarylethene as the SO2 gas generator upon UV irradiation

19 December, 2014 - 04:17

Chem. Commun., 2015, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC07790C, CommunicationRyuhei Kodama, Kimio Sumaru, Kana Morishita, Toshiyuki Kanamori, Kengo Hyodo, Takashi Kamitanaka, Masakazu Morimoto, Satoshi Yokojima, Shinichiro Nakamura, Kingo Uchida
A thermally stable closed-ring isomer of a diarylethene having a sulfone group works as the SO2 gas generator upon UV irradiation; photoisomerization followed by generation of SO2 gas to induce cell death.
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Selective conversion of nitroarenes using a carbon nanotube-ruthenium nanohybrid

19 December, 2014 - 04:17

Chem. Commun., 2015, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC09192B, CommunicationDhanaji V. Jawale, Edmond Gravel, Caroline Boudet, Nimesh Shah, Valerie Geertsen, Haiyan Li, Irishi N. N. Namboothiri, Eric Doris
Ruthenium nanoparticles were assembled on carbon nanotubes and the resulting nanohybrid was used in the hydrazine-mediated catalytic hydrogenation of various nitroarenes, at room temperature.
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Efficient passivated phthalocyanine-quantum dot solar cells

19 December, 2014 - 04:17

Chem. Commun., 2015, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC08104H, CommunicationVicente M. Blas-Ferrando, Javier Ortiz, Victoria Gonzalez-Pedro, Rafael S. Sanchez, Ivan Mora-Sero, Fernando Fernandez-Lazaro, Angela Sastre-Santos
The power conversion efficiency of CdSe and CdS quantum dot sensitized solar cells is enhanced up to 45% for CdSe and 104% for CdS by passivation with an asymmetrically disulfide substituted phthalocyanine.
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Enhancing catalytic activity and stability for CO2 methanation on Ni@MOF-5 via control of active species dispersion

19 December, 2014 - 04:17

Chem. Commun., 2015, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC08733J, CommunicationWenlong Zhen, Bo Li, Gongxuan Lu, Jiantai Ma
A novel high active catalyst Ni@MOF-5 showed unexpected higher activity under the low temperature for CO2 methanation. The characterization results indicated that Ni was in highly dispersed uniform state over MOF-5. This catalyst performed high stability and showed almost no deactivation in long term stability tests up to 100 h.
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Monofunctional polymer nanoparticles prepared through intramolecularly cross-linking the polymer chains sparsely grafted on the surface of sacrificial silica spheres

19 December, 2014 - 04:17

Chem. Commun., 2015, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC07885C, CommunicationM. X. Xie, L. Jiang, Z. P. Xu, D. Y. Chen
Polymeric monofunctional nanoparticles with exactly one functional group on the surface of each nanoparticle are prepared.
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P22 virus-like particles constructed Au/CdS plasmonic photocatalytic nanostructures for enhanced photoactivity

19 December, 2014 - 04:17

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,1062-1065
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC08057B, CommunicationZiyou Zhou, Gregory J. Bedwell, Rui Li, Ningzhong Bao, Peter E. Prevelige, Arunava Gupta
P22 virus-like particles have been employed to fabricate Au/CdS plasmonic photocatalytic nanostructures that exhibit enhanced photodegradation activity.
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A twisted intramolecular charge transfer probe for rapid and specific detection of trace biological SO2 derivatives and bio-imaging applications

19 December, 2014 - 04:17

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,1154-1156
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC08258C, CommunicationLeiming Zhu, Junchao Xu, Zhe Sun, Boqiao Fu, Caiqin Qin, Lintao Zeng, Xichao Hu
A highly "reactive" probe showed a ratiometric fluorescence response to HSO3- with fast response and low detection limit (3.0 nM).
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Signal-on electrochemiluminescent aptasensors based on target controlled permeable films

19 December, 2014 - 04:17

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,1035-1038
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC07699K, CommunicationLichan Chen, Xiaoting Zeng, Abdul Rahim Ferhan, Yuwu Chi, Dong-Hwan Kim, Guonan Chen
A novel permeability gate-based electrochemiluminescent (ECL) aptasensor has been constructed by utilizing target-responsive polyelectrolyte-aptamer film deposited on the solid-state ECL electrode to control the rate of diffusion of a coreactant that triggers the ECL.
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Isoselective 3,4-(co)polymerization of bio-renewable myrcene using NSN-ligated rare-earth metal precursor: an approach to a new elastomer

19 December, 2014 - 04:17

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,1039-1041
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC08962F, CommunicationBo Liu, Lei Li, Guangping Sun, Dongtao Liu, Shihui Li, Dongmei Cui
Perfect 3,4-regio- (>99%) and isospecific stereo-selective (mmmm > 99%) PMY were achieved by a lutetium dialkyl complex bearing a NSN-bidentate [small beta]-diimidosulfonate ligand for the first time.
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Role of grafted alkoxybenzylidene ligand in silica-supported Hoveyda-Grubbs-type catalysts

19 December, 2014 - 04:17

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,1042-1045
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC08627A, CommunicationJian Liang Cheong, Daniel Wong, Song-Gil Lee, Jaehong Lim, Su Seong Lee
Using both circulating flow and batch reaction systems, we explored the role of immobilized alkoxybenzylidene ligands in capturing and stabilizing active ruthenium species.
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Assembly of metal-organic polyhedra into highly porous frameworks for ethene delivery

19 December, 2014 - 04:17

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,1046-1049
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC07920E, CommunicationUlrich Stoeck, Irena Senkovska, Volodymyr Bon, Simon Krause, Stefan Kaskel
Two mesoporous MOFs (DUT-75 and DUT-76) with increased concentration of open metal sites and exceptional high ethene uptake were designed.
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A new chromo-fluorogenic probe based on BODIPY for NO2 detection in air

19 December, 2014 - 04:17

Chem. Commun., 2015, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC08654F, CommunicationL. Alberto Juarez, Ana M. Costero, Margarita Parra, Salvador Gil, Felix Sancenon, Ramon Martinez-Manez
A new fluorescent chemodosimeter for detecting NO2 has been synthesized. The sensing mechanism is based on the regeneration of the carbonyl group induced by the target molecule. This reaction gives rise to both colorimetric and fluorescent changes. A LOD of 0.1 ppm has been determined.
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Reversible catalysis for the reaction between methyl orange and NaBH4 by silver nanoparticles

19 December, 2014 - 04:17

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,1050-1053
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC07711C, CommunicationLi-Qing Zheng, Xiao-Dong Yu, Jing-Juan Xu, Hong-Yuan Chen
Reversible catalysis for the reaction between MO and NaBH4 by Ag NPs was discovered for the first time.
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Porphyrin derivatives as potent and selective blockers of neuronal Kv1 channels

19 December, 2014 - 04:17

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,1066-1069
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC05639F, CommunicationD. Daly, A. Al-Sabi, G. K. Kinsella, K. Nolan, J. O. Dolly
Docking model of compound 12 into the homology model of Kv1.1.
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