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Anion-[small pi] interactions and positive electrostatic potentials of N-heterocycles arise from the positions of the nuclei, not changes in the [small pi]-electron distribution

13 August, 2014 - 20:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC05304D, CommunicationSteven E. Wheeler, Jacob W. G. Bloom
The positive ESPs that underlie anion-binding by N-heterocycles do not stem from a depletion of [small pi]-electron density, as widely assumed.
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Water adsorption in UiO-66: the importance of defects

13 August, 2014 - 20:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC04945D, CommunicationPritha Ghosh, Yamil J. Colon, Randall Q. Snurr
Density distributions of water in an ideal UiO-66 unit cell (left) and a unit cell missing linkers (right).
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Carborane functionalization of the aromatic network in chemically-synthesized graphene

13 August, 2014 - 20:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC04521A, CommunicationJan U. Kahlert, Aditya Rawal, James M. Hook, Louis M. Rendina, Mohammad Choucair
The conjugated aromatic system of graphene trapping the boron rich 1,2-carborane cluster.
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Identification of bromophenol thiohydantoin as an inhibitor of DisA, a c-di-AMP synthase, from a 1000 compound library, using the coralyne assay

13 August, 2014 - 20:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC02916J, CommunicationYue Zheng, Jie Zhou, David A. Sayre, Herman O. Sintim
Bromophenol-TH was identified as the first non-nucleotide inhibitor of DisA, a c-di-AMP synthase, using the coralyne assay to screen 1000 compounds.
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A tailor-made nucleoside-based colourimetric probe of formic acid

13 August, 2014 - 20:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC04254A, CommunicationJulie P. Vanegas, Elena Zaballos-Garcia, Julia Perez-Prieto
A ratiometric, specific probe of formic acid has been developed.
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Thermally activated polymorphic transition from a 1D ribbon to a 2D carpet: squaric acid on Au(111)

13 August, 2014 - 20:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC05794E, CommunicationKan Ueji, Jaehoon Jung, Junepyo Oh, Kazuo Miyamura, Yousoo Kim
Polymorphic transition from the 1D ribbon to the 2D carpet superstructure of squaric acid molecules on Au(111) was achieved through a thermally activated process.
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The surface chemistry of metal-organic frameworks

13 August, 2014 - 20:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC04458D, Feature ArticleChristina V. McGuire, Ross S. Forgan
Techniques to selectively modify the surfaces of metal-organic framework particles are reviewed, with particular focus on materials properties and applications.
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Oxygen etching of thick MoS2 films

13 August, 2014 - 20:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC03911D, CommunicationRobert Ionescu, Aaron George, Isaac Ruiz, Zachary Favors, Zafer Mutlu, Chueh Liu, Kazi Ahmed, Ryan Wu, Jong S. Jeong, Lauro Zavala, K. Andre Mkhoyan, Mihri Ozkan, Cengiz S. Ozkan
Oxygen annealing of thick MoS2 films results in randomly oriented and controllable triangular etched shapes, forming pits with uniform etching angles.
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Integrating metalloporphycenes into p-type NiO-based dye-sensitized solar cells

13 August, 2014 - 20:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC04523H, CommunicationSebastian Feihl, Ruben D. Costa, Wolfgang Brenner, Johannes T. Margraf, Ruben Casillas, Oliver Langmar, Anne Browa, Tatyana E. Shubina, Timothy Clark, Norbert Jux, Dirk M. Guldi
In the current work, we have explored a novel synthetic route towards metalated porphycenes and their use in p-type NiO-based dye-sensitized solar cells.
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A drastic substituent effect on the emission properties of quinone diimine models and valuable insight into the excited states of emeraldine

13 August, 2014 - 20:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC05178E, CommunicationMohammed Abdelhameed, Adam Langlois, Daniel Fortin, Paul-Ludovic Karsenti, Pierre D. Harvey
The ([small alpha]-NR,[small alpha][prime or minute]-NR,N,N[prime or minute]-(C6H4C[triple bond, length as m-dash]CSiMe3)4)[Q] models ([Q] = -N[double bond, length as m-dash]C6H4[double bond, length as m-dash]N-) show upper excited state emission Sn [rightward arrow] S0 (n > 1, R = Boc), similar to emeraldine, vs. an emission S1 [rightward arrow] S0 (R = H), driven by a large change in dihedral angles.
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Potential-driven molecular tiling of a charged polycyclic aromatic compound

13 August, 2014 - 20:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,10376-10378
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC04189E, CommunicationKang Cui, Oleksandr Ivasenko, Kunal S. Mali, Dongqing Wu, Xinliang Feng, Klaus Mullen, Steven De Feyter, Stijn F. L. Mertens
Electrochemical potential causes molecular tiling of organic ions at the solid-liquid interface with supramolecular motifs that contain between 2 and 7 tectons.
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2[prime or minute]-Deoxyuridine conjugated with a reactive monobenzocyclooctyne as a DNA building block for copper-free click-type postsynthetic modification of DNA

13 August, 2014 - 20:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC02855D, CommunicationClaudia Stubinitzky, Gergely B. Cserep, Effi Batzner, Peter Kele, Hans-Achim Wagenknecht
The carboxymethylmonobenzocyclooctyne group attached to the 5-position of a 2[prime or minute]-deoxyuridine in DNA allows rapid and efficient copper-free postsynthetic modification as demonstrated with a far-red emitting fluorescent azide probe.
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DNA sequence-dependent photoluminescence enhancement in a cationic conjugated polyelectrolyte

13 August, 2014 - 20:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC03417A, CommunicationZhongwei Liu, Hsing-Lin Wang, Mircea Cotlet
A cationic conjugated polyelectrolyte complexed with single stranded DNA experiences sequence dependent photoluminescence enhancement.
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Benzothiazole derivatives augment glucose uptake in skeletal muscle cells and stimulate insulin secretion from pancreatic [small beta]-cells via AMPK activation

13 August, 2014 - 20:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC03310H, CommunicationL. Pasternak, E. Meltzer-Mats, G. Babai-Shani, G. Cohen, O. Viskind, J. Eckel, E. Cerasi, S. Sasson, A. Gruzman
Development of the unique bi-functional AMPK activators (glucose uptake and insulin secretion enhancers) for potential antidiabetic treatment.
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Size tunable synthesis of solution processable diamond nanocrystals

13 August, 2014 - 20:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC01899K, CommunicationManik Mandal, Fadi Haso, Tianbo Liu, Yingwei Fei, Kai Landskron
Size tunable synthesis of solution processable diamond nanocrystals is reported.
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Selective deposition of redox co-catalyst(s) to improve the photocatalytic activity of single-domain ferroelectric PbTiO3 nanoplates

13 August, 2014 - 20:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,10416-10419
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC04999C, CommunicationChao Zhen, Jimmy C. Yu, Gang Liu, Hui-Ming Cheng
Compared to PbTiO3 with randomly deposited reducing co-catalyst Pt particles, photocatalytic H2 evolution on PbTiO3 with Pt particles selectively deposited on the positively charged {001} facet is an order of magnitude better.
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Lateral growth of ZnO nanorod arrays in polyhedral structures for high on-current field-effect transistors

13 August, 2014 - 20:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,10502-10505
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC04340E, CommunicationYong-Kyu Park, Won-Yeop Rho, Tahmineh Mahmoudi, Yoon-Bong Hahn
Circle-type field-effect transistor arrays based on laterally and directly grown ZnO nanorods between electrodes.
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Metal-templated enantioselective enamine/H-bonding dual activation catalysis

13 August, 2014 - 20:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,10409-10411
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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Synthesis of 1,3,5,7-tetrakis(4-cyanatophenyl)adamantane and its microporous polycyanurate network for adsorption of organic vapors, hydrogen and carbon dioxide

13 August, 2014 - 20:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC05021E, CommunicationChangjiang Shen, Hao Yu, Zhonggang Wang
A new cyanate monomer 1,3,5,7-tetrakis(4-cyanatophenyl)adamantane and its microporous polycyanurate network are synthesized, which possess high uptakes for CO2, H2, aromatic and aliphatic vapors, exhibiting potential in gas storage and recovery of organic pollutants.
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Incorporation of iron hydrogenase active sites into a highly stable metal-organic framework for photocatalytic hydrogen generation

13 August, 2014 - 20:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,10390-10393
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC03946G, CommunicationKoroush Sasan, Qipu Lin, ChengYu Mao, Pingyun Feng
A highly active hydrogen photo-evolution system was developed through chemical bonding between iron hydrogenase active-sites and a light-harvesting MOF.
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