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Cyclometalated iridium(III)-[small beta]-carboline complexes as potent autophagy-inducing agents

14 April, 2014 - 15:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC01461H, CommunicationLiang He, Si-Yan Liao, Cai-Ping Tan, Yi-Ying Lu, Cui-Xia Xu, Liang-Nian Ji, Zong-Wan Mao
Two cyclometalated Ir(III) complexes exhibit high anticancer activity through the induction of autophagic cell death via the inhibition of mTOR signalling.
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Amino group binding peptide aptamers with double disulphide-bridged loops selected by in vitro selection using cDNA display

14 April, 2014 - 15:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC00799A, CommunicationYuki Mochizuki, Koichi Nishigaki, Naoto Nemoto
Double disulphide-bridged loops of peptide aptamer are indispensable for the amino group recognition.
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Catalytic production of cyclic carbonates mediated by lanthanide phenolates under mild conditions

14 April, 2014 - 15:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC02065K, CommunicationJie Qin, Peng Wang, Qingyan Li, Yong Zhang, Dan Yuan, Yingming Yao
Lanthanide complexes stabilized by a bridged poly(phenolate) ligand are efficient catalysts for the cycloaddition between CO2 and both mono- and disubstituted epoxides to generate organic cyclic carbonates with high activity, high selectivity, and a broad substrate scope under mild conditions.
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Oxamato-based coordination polymers: recent advances in multifunctional magnetic materials

14 April, 2014 - 15:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC01734J, Feature ArticleThais Grancha, Jesus Ferrando-Soria, Maria Castellano, Miguel Julve, Jorge Pasan, Donatella Armentano, Emilio Pardo
The design and synthesis of novel examples of multifunctional magnetic materials based on the so-called coordination polymers (CPs) have become very attractive for chemists and physicists due to their potential applications in nanoscience and nanotechnology.
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Molecular photo-oscillators based on highly accelerated heterocyclic azo dyes in nematic liquid crystals

14 April, 2014 - 15:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC01450B, CommunicationJaume Garcia-Amoros, Marta Reig, M. Cidalia R. Castro, Alba Cuadrado, M. Manuela M. Raposo, Dolores Velasco
Benzothiazole-pyrrole-based azo dyes greatly enhance their thermal isomerisation rate when introduced in nematic LCs.
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Cu2O-templated strategy for synthesis of definable hollow architectures

14 April, 2014 - 15:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC00304G, Feature ArticleShaodong Sun, Zhimao Yang
In this feature article, we selectively summarize the general principles of the Cu2O-templated synthesis of definable architectures and cover recent progress in this area, followed by the challenges and perspective on Cu2O-templated strategy and its potential future directions.
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N-Alkylated and N,N-Dialkylated 1,6-Diaminoperylene Diimides via Copper Catalyzed Direct Aromatic Amination

14 April, 2014 - 15:17
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC02124J, CommunicationGesche Rauch, Sigurd Hoeger
Perylene diimides (PDIs) and naphthylene diimides (NDIs) can be efficiently aminated with primary or secondary amines under mild conditions using Cu(II) salts as catalysts and air as oxidant. Depending on...
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The Enantioselective Diels-Alder Reaction of 1,2-Dihydropyridines with [small alpha]-Acyloxyacroleins Catalyzed by Chiral Primary Ammonium Salt

14 April, 2014 - 15:17
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC01445F, CommunicationKazuaki Ishihara, Hiroki Yamada, Matsujiro Akakura
The first enantioselective Diels-Alder reaction of 1,2-dihydropyridines with [small alpha]-acyloxyacroleins catalyzed by chiral primary ammonium salt has been developed and offers more efficient routes to key synthetic intermediates of alkaloids, for...
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Copper-Catalyzed Olefinic C-H Difluoroacetylation of Enamides

14 April, 2014 - 15:17
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC01994F, Communicationisabelle GILLAIZEAU, Xavier Pannecoucke, Thomas Poisson, Gilles Caillot, Marie-Charlotte Belhomme, laurence Grimaud, Jeremy Dufour
Copper-catalyzed olefinic difluoroacetylation of enamide via direct C-H bond functionalization using BrCF2CO2Et is reported for the first time. It constitutes an efficient radical-free method for the regioselective synthesis of [small beta]-difluoroester...
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Design of tetraplex specific ligands: cyclic naphthalene diimide

14 April, 2014 - 15:17
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC01005A, CommunicationYugo Esaki, Md. Monirul Islam, Satoshi Fujii, Shinobu Sato, Shigeori Takenaka
Cyclic naphthalene diimide 1 bound to hybrid-type tetraplex DNA from 5'-AGGG(TTAGGG)3-3' (K=8.6 [times] 106 M-1) with 260-fold greater affinity than binding to double stranded oligonucleotide consisting of 5'-GGG AGG TTT...
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Alternating Copolymerization of Dihydrocoumarin and Epoxides Catalyzed by Chromium Salen Complexes: A New Route to Functional Polyesters

14 April, 2014 - 15:17
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC01566E, CommunicationGeoff Coates, Nathan J Van Zee
We report the alternating ring-opening copolymerization of dihydrocoumarin with epoxides catalyzed by chromium(III) salen complexes. This process provides access to a range of perfectly alternating polyesters with high molecular weights...
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Underwater superoleophobic graphene oxide coated meshes for the separation of oil and water

14 April, 2014 - 15:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC01408A, CommunicationYing Dong, Jing Li, Lei Shi, Xiaobo Wang, Zhiguang Guo, Weimin Liu
Hydrophilic graphene oxide as a building block is used for construction of nacre-inspired films exhibiting underwater superoleophobicity.
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Switching an O2 sensitive glucose oxidase bioelectrode into an almost insensitive by cofactor redesign

14 April, 2014 - 15:17
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC01670J, CommunicationEmilie Tremey, Emmanuel Suraniti, Olivier Courjean, Sebastien Gounel, Claire Stines-Chaumeil, Frederic Louerat, Nicolas Mano
In the 5-8 mM glucose concentration range, of particular interest for diabetes management, glucose oxidase bioelectrodes are O2 dependent. Thereby decreasing their efficiencies. By replacing the natural cofactor of glucose...
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Self-decoration of Pt metal particles on TiO2 nanotubes used for highly efficient photocatalytic H2 production

14 April, 2014 - 15:17
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC01287A, CommunicationS. N. Basahel, Kiyoung Lee, Robert Hahn, Patrik Schmuki, S. M. Bawaked, S. A. Al-Thabaiti
Pt decorated TiO2 has over the past decades been a key material for photocatalytic hydrogen production. The present work shows that growing anodic self-organized TiO2 nanotubes from Ti-Pt alloy with...
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All-Round Robustness of the Mn19 Coordination Cluster System: Experimental Validation of a Theoretical Prediction

14 April, 2014 - 15:17
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC01264J, CommunicationAnnie K Powell, Manase Ako, Yanhua Lan, Christopher Anson, Eliseo Ruiz, Eduard Cremades
Experimental and theoretical studies indicate that achieving the maximum possible ground spin state of ST = 83/2 spin ground state for the mixed-valent Mn19 coordination cluster is insensitive to replacement...
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A Fluorescent Molecular Probe for the Identification of Zinc and Cadmium Salts by Excited State Charge Transfer Modulation

14 April, 2014 - 15:17
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC00379A, CommunicationKizhumuri P Divya, S. Savithri, Ayyappanpillai Ajayaghosh
A fluorescent probe for the identification of a given metal salt is not known. Herein we present a new fluorescent probe 1 for the identification of different zinc and cadmium...
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Biosynthesis of the antibiotic tropodithietic acid by the marine bacterium Phaeobacter inhibens

14 April, 2014 - 15:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC01924E, CommunicationNelson L. Brock, Alexander Nikolay, Jeroen S. Dickschat
The biosynthesis of the antibiotic tropodithietic acid from Phaeobacter inhibens was investigated in a combined feeding, knockout and bioinformatic study.
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A Tetranaphthoimidazolium Receptor as a Fluorescence Chemosensor for Phytate

14 April, 2014 - 15:17
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC02036G, CommunicationMinji Lee, Jong Hun Moon, Eun Jin Jun, Gyoungmi Kim, Yong-Uk Kwon, JIN YONG LEE, Juyoung Yoon
A new tetranaphthoimidazolium receptor was synthesized and reported as a selective fluorescent chemosensor for phytate, myo-inositol hexakisphosphate (IP6). In a 100% aqueous solution at pH 7.4, chemosensor 1 showed a...
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Template Effect of Solvents for High Yield Synthesis, co-Cyclization of Pillar[6]arenes and Interconversion between Pillar[5]- and pillar[6]arenes

14 April, 2014 - 15:17
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC01968G, CommunicationTomoki Ogoshi, Naosuke Ueshima, Tomohiro Akutsu, Daiki Yamafuji, Takuya Furuta, Fumiyasu Sakakibara, Tada-aki Yamagishi
For the first time, we have successfully synthesized a pillar[6]arene in high yield, and a co-pillar[6]arene under thermodynamically controlled cyclization process using chlorocyclohexane as a templating solvent.
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Asymmetric dinuclear bis(dipyrrinato)zinc(II) complexes: Broad absorption and unidirectional quantitative exciton transmission

14 April, 2014 - 15:17
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC01573H, CommunicationMizuho Tsuchiya, Ryota Sakamoto, Shinpei Kusaka, Yasutaka Kitagawa, Mitsutaka Okumura, Hiroshi Nishihara
Asymmetric, heteroleptic dinuclear bis(dipyrrinato)zinc(II) complexes were synthesized and demonstrated to collect a wide range of light across the UV and visible regions (340-655 nm). The complexes also conveyed excitons across...
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