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n-Bu4NI-catalyzed selective dual amination of sp3 C-H bonds: oxidative domino synthesis of imidazo[1,5-c]quinazolines on a gram-scale

31 March, 2014 - 11:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,4302-4304
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC01444H, CommunicationDan Zhao, Teng Wang, Qi Shen, Jian-Xin Li
A facile and efficient approach to the synthesis of imidazo[1,5-c]quinazolines was developed via a tandem reaction following dual sp3 C-H amination under metal-free conditions.
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Rh-Catalyzed oxidative C-H activation/annulation: converting anilines to indoles using molecular oxygen as the sole oxidant

31 March, 2014 - 11:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,4331-4334
DOI: 10.1039/C3CC49751H, CommunicationGuoying Zhang, Hui Yu, Guiping Qin, Hanmin Huang
A practical and efficient Rh(III)-catalyzed oxidative C-H annulation using molecular oxygen as the sole oxidant has been developed for the facile synthesis of a broad range of indoles from simple anilines and alkynes.
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Engineering self-sufficient aldehyde deformylating oxygenases fused to alternative electron transfer systems for efficient conversion of aldehydes into alkanes

31 March, 2014 - 11:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,4299-4301
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC00591K, CommunicationQing Wang, Xuenian Huang, Jingjing Zhang, Xuefeng Lu, Shengying Li, Jian-Jun Li
Self-sufficient aldehyde deformylating oxygenases (ADOs) fused to electron transfer systems were constructed and used for conversion of aldehydes into alkanes.
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One-step hydrothermal amino-grafting of graphene oxide as an efficient solid base catalyst

31 March, 2014 - 11:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,4305-4308
DOI: 10.1039/C3CC49529A, CommunicationYicheng Zhang, Chunlin Chen, Guangjun Wu, Naijia Guan, Landong Li, Jian Zhang
Hydrothermal treatment of graphene oxide in the aqueous solution of primary amines can produce amino-grafted graphene oxide as an environmentally benign heterogeneous solid superbase catalyst.
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A metathesis reaction route to obtain fine Mg2Si particles

31 March, 2014 - 11:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,4315-4318
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC01330A, CommunicationH. Itahara, T. Yamada, S.-Y. Oh, R. Asahi, H. Imagawa, H. Yamane
We have developed a novel synthetic route for the production of fine Mg2Si particles (<1 [small mu ]m) using NaSi, MgCl2, and Na.
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Rhodium-catalyzed synthesis of unsymmetrical di(aryl/heteroaryl)methanes using aryl/heteroarylmethyl ketones via CO-C bond cleavage

31 March, 2014 - 11:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,4328-4330
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC00816B, CommunicationGuangzhe Li, Mieko Arisawa, Masahiko Yamaguchi
The RhH(PPh3)4 complex catalyzes the reaction of aryl/heteroarylmethyl ketones and aryl heteroaryl ethers giving unsymmetrical diarylmethanes containing one or two heteroarenes.
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Synergistic-cooperative combination of enamine catalysis with transition metal catalysis

31 March, 2014 - 11:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,4272-4284
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC00072B, Feature ArticleYongming Deng, Siddhartha Kumar, Hong Wang
This review article highlights recent discoveries in synergistic-cooperative combination of enamine catalysis with transition metal catalysis.
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Synthesis of a tetrabenzotriazacorrole [small mu ]-oxo dimer and investigation of its stacking effect

31 March, 2014 - 11:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,4312-4314
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC01115E, CommunicationTaniyuki Furuyama, Yusuke Sugiya, Nagao Kobayashi
A [small mu ]-oxo dimer of phosphorus(V) tetrabenzotriazacorrole (PTBC) has been synthesized and characterized for the first time.
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Molecular engineering of panchromatic isoindigo sensitizers for dye-sensitized solar cell applications

31 March, 2014 - 11:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,4309-4311
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC00783B, CommunicationShao-Gang Li, Ke-Jian Jiang, Jin-Hua Huang, Lian-Ming Yang, Yan-Lin Song
A panchromatic dye was synthesized with an isoindigo core as a linker to bridge with a bis(4-tert-butylphenyl)phenylamine donor and a cyanoacetic acid acceptor for dye-sensitized solar cells, showing a broad spectral response and a high conversion efficiency of 7.55% under AM 1.5 conditions.
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Two C2-symmetric chelating P2-bisphosphazene superbases connected via a binaphthyl backbone - synthesis, structural features and preparation of a cationic alkyl aluminum complex

31 March, 2014 - 11:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,4319-4321
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC00773E, CommunicationJulius F. Kogel, Nis-Julian Kneusels, Jorg Sundermeyer
Two P2-phosphazene Schwesinger bases were combined into a stereorigid chiral tetraphosphazene superbase and superdonor.
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Controlled incorporation of nanoparticles in metal-organic framework hybrid thin films

31 March, 2014 - 11:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,4296-4298
DOI: 10.1039/C3CC49505A, CommunicationWeina Zhang, Guang Lu, Shaozhou Li, Yayuan Liu, Hongbo Xu, Chenlong Cui, Weijin Yan, Yanhui Yang, Fengwei Huo
The NP-MOF hybrid thin films exhibit both the active properties derived from the NPs and the selectivity behavior originating from the microporous MOFs.
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Controlled growth of semiconductor nanofilms within TiO2 nanotubes for nanofilm sensitized solar cells

31 March, 2014 - 11:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,4364-4367
DOI: 10.1039/C3CC49853K, CommunicationXiaojia Zheng, Dongqi Yu, Feng-Qiang Xiong, Mingrun Li, Zhou Yang, Jian Zhu, Wen-Hua Zhang, Can Li
Ordered TiO2 nanotubes decorated by staggered CdS/CdSe nanofilms were used to fabricate semiconductor nanofilm sensitized solar cells.
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Heterostructured ZnO/SnO2-x nanoparticles for efficient photocatalytic hydrogen production

31 March, 2014 - 11:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,4341-4343
DOI: 10.1039/C3CC49485C, CommunicationMingyang Li, Yue Hu, Shilei Xie, Yongchao Huang, Yexiang Tong, Xihong Lu
Heterostructured ZnO/SnO2-x nanoparticles exhibited excellent photocatalytic activity due to increased oxygen vacancies and matched band edge alignment.
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Self-organization of calcium oxalate by flow-driven precipitation

31 March, 2014 - 11:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,4289-4291
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC00205A, CommunicationBiborka Bohner, Gabor Schuszter, Otto Berkesi, Dezso Horvath, Agota Toth
In the calcium-oxalate system fast kinetics with flow leads to the enrichment of the thermodynamically unstable dihydrate crystalline form.
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Intramolecular electron transfer between molybdenum and iron mimicking bacterial sulphite dehydrogenase

31 March, 2014 - 11:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,4285-4288
DOI: 10.1039/C3CC46919K, CommunicationKristina Huttinger, Christoph Forster, Katja Heinze
Diferrocenyl/diferrocenium substituted dioxido molybdenum(VI) complexes [Fe2MoO2] 2Fc/[2Fc]2+ mimic the catalytic active site and the redox subunits as well as the catalytic function of bacterial sulphite oxidases.
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Copper-catalyzed direct C-H arylation of pyridine N-oxides with arylboronic esters: one-pot synthesis of 2-arylpyridines

31 March, 2014 - 11:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,4292-4295
DOI: 10.1039/C3CC48767A, CommunicationYan Shen, Jiuxi Chen, Miaochang Liu, Jinchang Ding, Wenxia Gao, Xiaobo Huang, Huayue Wu
Copper-catalyzed direct C-H arylation of pyridine N-oxides with arylboronic esters for the one-pot synthesis of 2-arylpyridines without an additional reductant.
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Biocatalytic amide condensation and gelation controlled by light

29 March, 2014 - 11:17
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC01431F, CommunicationJugal Kishore Sahoo, Siva Krishna Mohan Nalluri, Nadeem Javid, Hannah Webb, Rein Ulijn
We report on a supramolecular self-assembly system that displays coupled light switching, biocatalytic condensation/hydrolysis and gelation. The equilibrium state of this system can be regulated by light, favouring in situ...
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Three-dimensional NiFe layered double hydroxide film for High-efficiency Oxygen Evolution Reaction

29 March, 2014 - 11:17
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC01625D, CommunicationZhiyi Lu, Wenwen Xu, Wei Zhu, Qiu Yang, Lei Xiaodong, Junfeng Liu, Yaping Li, Xiaoming Sun, Xue Duan
Fabricating active materials into specific macrostructures is critical in the pursuit of high electro-catalytic activity. Herein we demonstrate that building a three-dimensional (3D) architecture of NiFe layered double hydroxide (NiFe-LDH)...
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On the road towards electroactive covalent organic frameworks

27 March, 2014 - 10:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C3CC46767H, Feature ArticleMirjam Dogru, Thomas Bein
This Feature Article discusses key aspects of the design of covalent organic frameworks with a focus on electroactive COFs for potential optoelectronic and photovoltaic applications.
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Organometallic polymer material for energy storage

27 March, 2014 - 10:54
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC01572J, CommunicationHai Zhong, Guofeng Wang, Zhiping Song, Xiang Li, Hongding Tang, Yunhong Zhou, Hui Zhan
Ferrocene-based polymers, poly(ferrocenyl-methylsilane) and its derivative was synthesised by ring-opening polymerization. The product shows a promising cathode application in Li-ion, Na-ion and all-organic battery. The ultra-high power density, excellent cycling...
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