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Structure orientation of hemin self-assembly layer determining the direct electron transfer reaction

15 December, 2014 - 03:17

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,689-692
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC07719A, CommunicationGui-Xia Wang, Yue Zhou, Min Wang, Wen-Jing Bao, Kang Wang, Xing-Hua Xia
A strategy was proposed to control the hemin orientation via experimental models, which shows heme plane orientation dependent direct electron transfer and electrocatalysis.
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Multiple and configurable optical logic systems based on layered double hydroxides and chromophore assemblies

15 December, 2014 - 03:17

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,711-713
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC08069F, CommunicationWenying Shi, Yi Fu, Zhixiong Li, Min Wei
Multiple and configurable fluorescence logic gates were fabricated through the self-assembly of layered double hydroxide nanosheets and three fluorescence chromophores.
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Impact of a rigid backbone on the structure of an agostically-stabilised dialkylstannylene: isolation of an unusual bridged stannyl-stannylene

15 December, 2014 - 03:17

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,679-681
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC08740B, CommunicationOpen Access Open Access Creative Commons Licence&nbsp This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported Licence.Keith Izod, Casey M. Dixon, Ross W. Harrington, Michael R. Probert
Tethering two phosphine-borane-stabilised carbanion centres in a single ligand reduces its capacity to form B-HE agostic-type interactions, and favours the formation of a stannyl-stannylene complex over two equivalents of the corresponding stannylene.
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N-Heterocyclic carbene stabilized Ag-P nanoclusters

15 December, 2014 - 03:17

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,665-667
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC06560C, CommunicationBahareh Khalili Najafabadi, John F. Corrigan
The N-heterocyclic carbene (NHC) 1,3-di-isopropylbenzimidazole-2-ylidene (iPr2-bimy) is found to be an excellent ligand for the stabilization of silver-phosphorus polynuclear complexes.
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Catalytic highly enantioselective transfer hydrogenation of [small beta]-trifluoromethyl nitroalkenes. An easy and general entry to optically active [small beta]-trifluoromethyl amines

15 December, 2014 - 03:17

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,658-660
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC07801B, CommunicationEmilie Martinelli, Anna Chiara Vicini, Michele Mancinelli, Andrea Mazzanti, Paolo Zani, Luca Bernardi, Mariafrancesca Fochi
An easy, general and highly enantioselective entry to optically active [small beta]-trifluoromethyl amines via organocatalytic transfer hydrogenation of [small beta]-trifluoromethyl nitroalkenes is presented.
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Supramolecular assembly-induced enhanced emission of electrospun nanofibers

15 December, 2014 - 03:17

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,672-675
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC07971J, CommunicationChih-Chia Cheng, Yeh-Sheng Wang, Feng-Chih Chang, Duu-Jong Lee, Li-Chih Yang, Jem-Kun Chen
A new nucleobase-containing conjugated nanofiber is able to form physical cross-linked structures, resulting in high photoluminescence efficiency in thin film and fiber states.
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Efficient 2-sulfolmethyl quinoline formation from 2-methylquinolines and sodium sulfinates under transition-metal free conditions

15 December, 2014 - 03:17

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,652-654
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC07546C, CommunicationFuhong Xiao, Shuqing Chen, Ya Chen, Huawen Huang, Guo-Jun Deng
An efficient approach for 2-sulfolmethyl quinoline formation from 2-methylquinolines and sodium sulfinates is described.
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Enantioselective transformation of Na2SO3 into allylic sulfonic acids under Pd catalysis

15 December, 2014 - 03:17

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,655-657
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC06945E, CommunicationWei Liu, Xiao-ming Zhao, Hong-bo Zhang, Liang Zhang
Pd-catalyzed asymmetric allylic sulfonation of di-aryl-substituted allylic acetates with sodium sulfite (Na2SO3) was accomplished under mild conditions. This method directly provided allylic sulfonic acids in up to excellent yield and enantioselectivity.
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Rh(III)-catalyzed oxidative C-H bond arylation with hydroquinones: sustainable synthesis of dibenzo[b,d]pyran-6-ones and benzo[d]naphtho[1,2-b]pyran-6-ones

15 December, 2014 - 03:17

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,661-664
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC08260E, CommunicationWei Yang, Shan Wang, Qian Zhang, Qun Liu, Xianxiu Xu
An efficient Rh(III)-catalyzed C-H bond arylation with phenol derivatives was developed for the direct and sustainable synthesis of dibenzo[b,d]pyran-6-ones and benzo[d]naphtho[1,2-b]pyran-6-ones.
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A lithium air battery with a lithiated Al-carbon anode

15 December, 2014 - 03:17

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,676-678
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC07315K, CommunicationZiyang Guo, XiaoLi Dong, Yonggang Wang, Yongyao Xia
A lithiated Al-carbon electrode was coupled with an O2 catalytic electrode to form a rechargeable Li-O2 (or air) battery.
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Saccharides and temperature dual-responsive hydrogel layers for harvesting cell sheets

15 December, 2014 - 03:17

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,644-647
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC08183H, CommunicationBingbing Guo, Guoqing Pan, Qianping Guo, Caihong Zhu, Wenguo Cui, Bin Li, Huilin Yang
A novel non-invasive approach for harvesting cell sheets was demonstrated just by adding saccharide biomolecules into cell culture medium and without reduction of the temperature.
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Direct synthesis of ordered imidazolyl-functionalized mesoporous polymers for efficient chemical fixation of CO2

15 December, 2014 - 03:17

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,682-684
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC08062A, CommunicationWei Zhang, Tingying Liu, Haihong Wu, Peng Wu, Mingyuan He
Synthesis of imidazolyl-functionalized ordered mesoporous polymers (IM-MPs) and their application as efficient heterogeneous catalysts for the cycloaddition of CO2 to epoxides.
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Orchestrated photocatalytic hydrogen generation using surface-adsorbing iridium photosensitizers

15 December, 2014 - 03:17

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,685-688
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC08423C, CommunicationYan-Jie Wang, Gang Chang, Qingyun Chen, Guan-Jun Yang, Sheng-Qiang Fan, Baizeng Fang
Novel Ir-PSs with formyl bipyridyl ligands in different positions demonstrate hydrogen generation with much higher turnover numbers than the non-formyl bipyridyl Ir-PS.
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One-pot cascade synthesis of N-methoxyisoquinolinediones via Rh(III)-catalyzed carbenoid insertion C-H activation/cyclization

15 December, 2014 - 03:17

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,668-671
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC08407A, CommunicationJingjing Shi, Jie Zhou, Yunnan Yan, Jinlong Jia, Xuelei Liu, Huacan Song, H. Eric Xu, Wei Yi
A mild and efficient method for one-pot synthesis of N-methoxyisoquinolinediones via Rh(III)-catalyzed carbenoid insertion C-H activation/cyclization has been developed.
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Switching intermolecular interactions by confinement in carbon nanotubes

15 December, 2014 - 03:17

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,648-651
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC08029G, CommunicationT. W. Chamberlain, M. A. Lebedeva, W. Abuajwa, M. Suyetin, W. Lewis, E. Bichoutskaia, M. Schroder, A. N. Khlobystov
Carbon nanotube encapsulation offers a mechanism to trap kinetically rather than thermodynamically favoured supramolecular arrays.
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Facile preparation of cobalt disulfide/reduced graphene oxide composite film as an efficient counter electrode for dye-sensitized solar cells

11 December, 2014 - 02:17
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC08288E, CommunicationLijuan Sun, Yu Bai, kening sun
Cobalt disulfide (CoS2)/reduced graphene oxide (RGO) composite (CSG) films, which prepared by combining layer by layer assembly method and thermal treatment, are used as counter electrodes (CEs) for dye-sensitized solar...
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Cascade catalysis - strategies and challenges en route to preparative synthetic biology

11 December, 2014 - 02:17
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC08752F, Feature ArticleJan Muschiol, Christin Peters, Nikolin Oberleitner, Marko Mihovilovic, Uwe Bornscheuer, Florian Rudroff
Nature's smartness and efficiency assembling cascade type reactions inspired biologists and chemists all around the world. Tremendous effort has been put in the understanding and mimicking of such networks. In...
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Hierarchically porous and nitrogen, sulfur-codoped graphene-like microspheres as a high capacity anode for lithium ion batteries

11 December, 2014 - 02:17
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC08297D, CommunicationDongfei Sun, Juan Yang, Xingbin Yan
Novel hierarchically porous and nitrogen, sulfur-codoped graphene-like microspheres (3D NS-GSs) are synthesized using Ni microspheres as template and using poly(vinylpyrrolidone) and (NH4)2S2O8 as the carbon and nitrogen precursor, respectively. As...
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Nanoparticle-electrode collisions as a dynamic seeding route for the growth of metallic nanostructures

11 December, 2014 - 02:17
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC09614B, CommunicationAndrew Pearson, Anthony Peter 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...
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The Best of Both Worlds: Active Enzymes by Grafting-To followed by Grafting-From a Protein

11 December, 2014 - 02:17
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC09287B, CommunicationRebecca Falatach, Cameron McGlone, M. Sameer Al-Abdul-Wahid, Saadyah Averick, Richard C. Page, Jason A. Berberich, Dominik Konkolewicz
Hydrophilic polymers were attached to lysozyme by a combination of grafting-to and grafting-from approaches using RAFT polymerization. A hydrophilic oligomer was synthesized, and attached to the protein. The protein-oligomer hybrid...
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