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Production of Few-Layer Phosphorene by Liquid Exfoliation of Black Phosphorus

9 September, 2014 - 04:17
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC05752J, CommunicationJack Robert Brent, Nicky Savjani, Edward Lewis, Sarah Haigh, David Lewis, Paul O'Brien
We report the liquid exfoliation of black phosphorus in N-methyl-2-pyrrolidone to form few-layer phosphorene nanosheets.
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Imaging molecular crystal polymorphs and their polycrystalline microstructures in situ by ultralow-frequency Raman spectroscopy

9 September, 2014 - 04:17
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC05955G, CommunicationChun-Fu Chang, Hajime Okajima, Hiro-o Hamaguchi, Shinsuke Shigeto
Ultralow-frequency Raman spectroscopy that can measure vibrational bands at as low as +/-10 cm-1 has enabled facile in situ imaging of polycrystalline microstructures such as grains and grain boundaries with...
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An electrochemical sensor for selective TNT sensing based on Tobacco mosaic virus-like particle binding agents

9 September, 2014 - 04:17
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC06735E, CommunicationFaheng Zang, Konstantinos Gerasopoulos, Xiao Zhu Fan, Adam Brown, James N Culver, Reza Ghodssi
This paper presents a selective differential sensing method based on diffusion modulation of the target molecules through suspended Tobacco mosaic virus-like particles modified with binding peptides for TNT sensing in...
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Synthesis and properties of DNA oligonucleotides with a zwitterionic backbone structure

9 September, 2014 - 04:17
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC06371F, CommunicationBoris Schmidtgall, Anatol P. Spork, Falk Wachowius, Claudia Hobartner, Christian Ducho
The natural product-inspired nucleosyl amino acid (NAA)-modification of DNA oligonucleotides has been established. This manipulation of the nucleic acid structure enables the site-specific introduction of positive charges into the polyanionic...
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Plasmonic biocompatible silver-gold alloyed nanoparticles

9 September, 2014 - 04:17
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC05297H, CommunicationGeorgios A Sotiriou, Gion Diego Etterlin, Anastasia Spyrogianni, Frank Krumeich, Leroux Jean-Christophe, Sotiris Pratsinis
The addition of Au during scalable synthesis of nanosilver drastically minimizes its surface oxidation and leaching of toxic Ag+ ions. These biocompatible and inexpensive silver-gold nanoalloyed particles exhibit superior plasmonic...
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Topotactic elimination of water across a C-C ligand bond in a dense 3-D metal-organic framework

9 September, 2014 - 04:17
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC06136E, CommunicationHamish Hei-Man Yeung, Monica Kosa, John M. Griffin, Clare P. Grey, Dan T Major, Tony Cheetham
Upon heating, lithium L-malate undergoes topotactic dehydration to form a phase containing the unsaturated fumarate ligand, in which the original 3-D framework remains intact. Insight into this unusual transformation has...
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From metal-organic framework to carbon: toward controlled hierarchical pore structures via a double-templates approach

9 September, 2014 - 04:17
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC06212D, CommunicationJian-Ke Sun, Qiang Xu
For the first time, MOF-derived hierarchically porous carbons with controlled pore structures for on-demand applications have been achieved by a double-templates approach.
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A ratiometric fluorescent pH sensor based on nanoscale metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) modified by europium (Ⅲ) complex

9 September, 2014 - 04:17
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC05508J, CommunicationYe Lu, Bing Yan
We report a new ratiometric fluorescent pH sensor based on nanoscale postsynthetic modified MOF-253. Two types of Eu3+ with different characteristic excitation wavelength are realized in MOF-253 by postsynthetic method...
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Single Crystal Growth of Coordination Networks via Gas Phase and Crystal Size Dependence of Iodine Encapsulation

9 September, 2014 - 04:17
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC06342B, CommunicationTatsuhiro Kojima, Wanuk Choi, Masaki Kawano
This is an Accepted Manuscript, which has been through the RSC Publishing peer review process and has been accepted for publication. Accepted manuscripts are published online shortly after acceptance. This version of the article will be replaced by the fully edited, formatted and proof read Advance Article as soon as this is available.
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Straightforward Installation of Carbon-Halogen, Carbon-Oxygen and Carbon-Carbon Bonds within Metal-Organic Frameworks via Direct C-H Functionalization

9 September, 2014 - 04:17
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC05222F, CommunicationXin-Yuan Liu, Tao Liu, Da-Qiang Li, Si-Yu Wang, Yong-Zhou Hu, Xiaowu Dong, Chi-Ming Che
The straightforward C-H functionalization of UiO-67-dcppy materials was realized by a Pd-catalysed PSM. This novel protocol provides an efficient method for the synthesis of various functionalized MOFs, which have shown...
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Palladium Catalysed Cross-Dehydrogenative-Coupling of 1,3,5 Trialkoxybenzenes with Simple Arenes

9 September, 2014 - 04:17
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC06271J, CommunicationMichael Greaney, Thomas E Storr, Faridah Namata
Pd-catalysed cross-dehydrogenative coupling of 1,3,5-trialkoxybenzenes with simple aromatic hydrocarbons is reported. The method enables the coupling of two aromatic C-H positions to generate multi-ortho-substituted biaryls
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Solid phase chemical ligation employing a rink amide linker for the synthesis of histone H2B protein

9 September, 2014 - 04:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC06499B, CommunicationMuhammad Jbara, Mallikanti Seenaiah, Ashraf Brik
A solid phase chemical ligation strategy employing native chemical ligation and a Rink-amide linker for protein synthesis.
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A new class of electrocatalyst of supporting Pt on an Engel-Brewer alloy substrate: A demonstration for oxidation of ethylene glycol

9 September, 2014 - 04:17
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC04006F, Communicationxiaofang Yang, Wenquian Xu, Meng Li, Bruce Koel, Jingguang G Chen
A novel electrocatalytic surface consisting of a Pt monolayer (ML) on an Hf-Ir alloy substrate demonstrated significantly higher activity (six times) and higher selectivity to CO2 formation than bulk Pt...
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Double zipper helical assembly of deoxyoligonucleotides: mutual templating and chiral imprinting to form hybrid DNA ensembles

9 September, 2014 - 04:17
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC06759B, CommunicationGovindaraju T, nagarjun Narayanaswamy, Gorle Suresh, U Deva Priyakumar
Herein, the conventional and unconventional hydrogen bonding potential of adenine in APA for double zipper helical assembly of deoxyoligonucleotides is demonstrated at ambient conditions. The quantum mechanical calculations supported the...
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Electrochemically-driven drug metabolism via CYP1A2/UGT1A10 bienzymes confined in graphene nano-cage

9 September, 2014 - 04:17
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC06200K, CommunicationSongqin Liu, Jusheng Lu, Yuanjian Zhang, Henan Li, Jiachao Yu
This work constructed an graphene nano-cage metabolon by using graphene as a framework, cytochrome P450 1A2 isozyme and UDP-glucuronic acid as model enzymes. Driven by an electrochemical way, the enzymatic...
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Formal synthesis of kingianin A based upon a novel electrochemically-induced radical cation Diels-Alder reaction

9 September, 2014 - 04:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC05906A, CommunicationJonathan C. Moore, E. Stephen Davies, Darren A. Walsh, Pallavi Sharma, John E. Moses
The application of electrochemical reactions in natural product synthesis has burgeoned in recent years. We herein report a formal synthesis of the complex and dimeric natural product kingianin A, which employs an electrochemically-mediated radical cation Diels-Alder cycloaddition as the key step.
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Dinuclear osmium(II) probes for high-resolution visualisation of cellular DNA structure using electron microscopy

9 September, 2014 - 04:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC05547K, CommunicationAshley Wragg, Martin R. Gill, Christopher J. Hill, Xiaodi Su, Anthony J. H. M. Meijer, Carl Smythe, Jim A. Thomas
Dinuclear osmium(II) complexes are excellent easy-to-handle probes for transmission electron microscopy, facilitating high-resolution intracellular imaging of sub-nuclear structures.
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Non-covalent sp3 carbon bonding with ArCF3 is analogous to CH-[small pi] interactions

9 September, 2014 - 04:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC05602G, CommunicationAntonio Bauza, Tiddo J. Mooibroek, Antonio Frontera
A combined CSD and ab initio study reveals that the interaction between the sp3 C-atom in para-substituted ArCF3 and electron rich atoms is weak (<5 kcal mol-1), somewhat directional, and thus comparable to CH-[small pi] interactions.
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Luminescent terbium-containing metal-organic framework films: new approaches for the electrochemical synthesis and application as detectors for explosives

9 September, 2014 - 04:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC05742B, CommunicationNicolo Campagnol, Ernesto Rezende Souza, Dirk E. De Vos, Koen Binnemans, Jan Fransaer
The flexibility of the electrochemical synthesis of MOFs is illustrated by the preparation of well-adhering layers of luminescent MOFs on electrically conductive solid substrates.
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Facile assembly of light-driven molecular motors onto a solid surface

9 September, 2014 - 04:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC04440A, CommunicationJiawen Chen, Kuang-Yen Chen, Gregory T. Carroll, Ben L. Feringa
In contrast to an earlier bipodal molecular motor, the tetravalent motor showed no significant reduction in the rotation speed when attached to a surface.
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