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GSH- and pH-responsive drug delivery system constructed by water-soluble pillar[5]arene and lysine derivative for controllable drug release

22 March, 2015 - 03:54

Chem. Commun., 2015, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC01393C, CommunicationXuan Wu, Yan Li, Chen Lin, Xiao-Yu Hu, Leyong Wang
GSH- and pH-responsive supramolecular vesicles constructed by a host-guest inclusion complex formed from water-soluble pillar[5]arene and lysine derivative were successfully developed.
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Lipase active site covalent anchoring of Rh(NHC) catalysts: towards chemoselective artificial metalloenzymes

22 March, 2015 - 03:54

Chem. Commun., 2015, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC09700A, CommunicationM. Basauri-Molina, C. F. Riemersma, M. A. Wurdemann, H. Kleijn, R. J. M. Klein Gebbink
Artificial metallo-enzymes derived from active site-inhibited lipases show chemoselective reactivity in catalytic hydrogenations. Embedding of a non-natural metallic center leads to full and competitive selectivity.
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A universal method for the preparation of functional ITO electrodes with ultrahigh stability

22 March, 2015 - 03:54

Chem. Commun., 2015, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC00906E, CommunicationXiaowei Zhang, Baohua Lou, Dongyue Li, Wei Hong, You Yu, Jing Li, Erkang Wang
A novel electrodeposition strategy on an ITO surface: a universal method for electrodeposition of various materials onto the ITO substrate with unprecedented mechanical stability.
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Bis(triphenylphosphine)silver(I) perrhenate, a cyclic dimer

22 March, 2015 - 03:54

Chem. Commun., 2015, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC01446H, CommunicationF. Deiser, F. Kraus, H. Schmidbaur
The 1 : 4 and 1 : 2 complexes of silver perrhenate and triphenylphosphine, [(Ph3P)4Ag]+ ReO4- and [(Ph3P)2AgReO4]2, have been prepared and their structures determined in the solid state by X-ray diffraction.
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Metallophthalocyanin-ocenes: scandium phthalocyanines with an [small eta]5-bound Cp ring

22 March, 2015 - 03:54

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,5986-5989
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC00237K, CommunicationRachel H. Platel, Thiago Teixeira Tasso, Wen Zhou, Taniyuki Furuyama, Nagao Kobayashi, Daniel B. Leznoff
A series of scandium complexes supported by the phthalocyanine (Pc) ligand have been prepared and structurally characterized, including the first examples of [small eta]5-Cp metal phthalocyanines where the Cp fragment sandwiches the metal centre.
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Enhanced CO2 electroreduction efficiency through secondary coordination effects on a pincer iridium catalyst

22 March, 2015 - 03:54

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,5947-5950
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC00458F, CommunicationSteven T. Ahn, Elizabeth A. Bielinski, Elizabeth M. Lane, Yanqiao Chen, Wesley H. Bernskoetter, Nilay Hazari, G. Tayhas R. Palmore
An iridium trihydride complex supported by a bifunctional pincer ligand promotes the electrocatalytic reduction of CO2 to formate in with excellent Faradaic efficiency and low overpotential.
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Controlled cutting and hydroxyl functionalization of carbon nanotubes through autoclaving and sonication in hydrogen peroxide

22 March, 2015 - 03:54

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,5939-5942
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC01115A, CommunicationEthan J. Weydemeyer, Alicia J. Sawdon, Ching-An Peng
An alternative, eco-friendly process utilizing autoclaving and sonication of CNTs in H2O2 was developed, accomplishing hydroxyl functionalization and size reduction.
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Boosting of activity enhancement of K+-responsive quadruplex hammerhead ribozyme

22 March, 2015 - 03:54

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,5898-5901
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC00961H, CommunicationYudai Yamaoki, Tsukasa Mashima, Takashi Nagata, Masato Katahira
Second-generation quadruplex hammerhead ribozymes, whose activity enhances in response to K+, were developed. New strategies suppressed the basal activity and boosted the activity enhancement upon the addition of K+ to 21-fold.
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Excellent electrochemical performance of NiV3O8/natural graphite anodes via novel in situ electrochemical reconstruction

22 March, 2015 - 03:54

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,5880-5882
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC00486A, CommunicationShibing Ni, Jianjun Ma, Jicheng Zhang, Xuelin Yang, Lulu Zhang
NiV3O8/natural graphite anodes show excellent electrochemical performance via a novel in situ electrochemical reconstruction.
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Catalytic one-electron reduction of uranyl(VI) to Group 1 uranyl(V) complexes via Al(III) coordination

22 March, 2015 - 03:54

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,5876-5879
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC00867K, CommunicationMarkus Zegke, Gary S. Nichol, Polly L. Arnold, Jason B. Love
Reactions between [(UO2)(py)(H2L)], the uranyl(VI) Pacman complex of the polypyrrolic macrocycle L and Tebbe's reagent or DIBAL result in the first reductive functionalisation of the uranyl oxo by Al to form [(py)R2AlOUO(py)(H2L)] (R = Me or iBu).
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Combining a sensor and a pH-gated nanopore based on an avidin-biotin system

22 March, 2015 - 03:54

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,5994-5997
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC10087E, CommunicationMathilde Lepoitevin, Gael Nguyen, Mikhael Bechelany, Emmanuel Balanzat, Jean-Marc Janot, Sebastien Balme
Here we propose a new approach to tailor nanopores, which combines both pH gating and sensing properties.
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Fabrication of three dimensional (3D) hierarchical Ag/WO3 flower-like catalyst materials for the selective oxidation of m-xylene to isophthalic acid

22 March, 2015 - 03:54

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,5998-6001
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC00351B, CommunicationShankha S. Acharyya, Shilpi Ghosh, Rajaram Bal
A three dimensional (3D) hierarchical silver supported tungsten oxide flower-like microsphere catalyst has been fabricated using a cationic surfactant CTAB.
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Importance of platinum particle size for complete oxidation of toluene over Pt/ZSM-5 catalysts

22 March, 2015 - 03:54

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,5936-5938
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC09383F, CommunicationChunyu Chen, Fang Chen, Ling Zhang, Shuxiang Pan, Chaoqun Bian, Xiaoming Zheng, Xiangju Meng, Feng-Shou Xiao
Pt-1.9/ZSM-5 exhibits the highest activity in the removal of toluene due to a balance of Pt dispersion and Pt0 proportion.
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A red-shifted photochromic sulfonylurea for the remote control of pancreatic beta cell function

22 March, 2015 - 03:54

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,6018-6021
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC01224D, CommunicationJ. Broichhagen, J. A. Frank, N. R. Johnston, R. K. Mitchell, K. Smid, P. Marchetti, M. Bugliani, G. A. Rutter, D. Trauner, D. J. Hodson
Heterocyclic azobenzene photoresponsive elements can be installed on sulfonylureas, yielding optical control over insulin release with yellow light.
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Highly efficient regioselective hydrosilylation of allenes using a [(3IP)Pd(allyl)]OTf catalyst; first example of allene hydrosilylation with phenyl- and diphenylsilane

22 March, 2015 - 03:54

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,5943-5946
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC09804H, CommunicationHosein Tafazolian, Joseph A. R. Schmidt
A [(3IP)Pd(allyl)]OTf complex was shown to have high activity and regioselectively for allene hydrosilylation employing a wide range of silanes.
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Modelling of reversible single chain polymer self-assembly: from the polymer towards the protein limit

22 March, 2015 - 03:54

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,6002-6005
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC10243F, CommunicationDenis Danilov, Christopher Barner-Kowollik, Wolfgang Wenzel
The thermodynamic properties of reversible single chain polymer self-assembly are characterized by all-atom simulations. The simulations indicate that there exists a limiting chain length from which on defined folding is observed.
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Template-directed construction of conformational supramolecular isomers for bilayer porous metal-organic frameworks with distinct gas sorption behaviors

22 March, 2015 - 03:54

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,6014-6017
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC00018A, CommunicationMin Chen, Hui Zhao, Chun-Sen Liu, Xi Wang, Heng-Zhen Shi, Miao Du
Two conformationally isomeric Co(II)-based bilayer porous coordination frameworks can be prepared using different solvent templates, which show distinct gas sorption behaviors.
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A chromogenic molecular capsule attributable to dipolar amide resonance structure

22 March, 2015 - 03:54

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,6006-6009
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC10412A, CommunicationYeon Sil Park, Juwan Park, Kyungsoo Paek
A new chromogenic, self-assembled molecular capsule G@22 is developed by introducing four (N,N-dimethyl-4-aminophenyl) azobenzyl moieties on the upper rim of a resorcin[4]arene-based amidoimino-cavitand. The tuning of conjugation between amido and (N,N-dimethyl-4-aminophenyl)azobenzyl groups by acid-base titration allows naked-eye observation of molecular capsule formation.
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Facet-dependent catalytic activity of MnO electrocatalysts for oxygen reduction and oxygen evolution reactions

22 March, 2015 - 03:54

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,5951-5954
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC01152C, CommunicationChung-Hao Kuo, Islam M. Mosa, Srinivas Thanneeru, Vinit Sharma, Lichun Zhang, Sourav Biswas, Mark Aindow, S. Pamir Alpay, James F. Rusling, Steven L. Suib, Jie He
The MnO(100) facets with higher adsorption energy of O species can largely promote the electrocatalytic activity.
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A protease inhibition strategy based on acceleration of autolysis

22 March, 2015 - 03:54

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,5959-5962
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC01448D, CommunicationYan Lv, Jianbin Zhang, Hao Wu, Shan Zhao, Yizhe Song, Shujun Wang, Bing Wang, Guojun Lv, Xiaojun Ma
An iconoclastic protease inhibition strategy based on autolysis acceleration: proteases are concentrated and induced to self-digest by a polymer via electrostatic interaction. Such a catalytic cycle results in high inhibition efficiency.
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