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Insight into the esterase like activity demonstrated by an imidazole appended self-assembling hydrogelator

23 July, 2015 - 09:54

Chem. Commun., 2015, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC04281J, CommunicationNishant Singh, Maria P. Conte, R. V. Ulijn, Juan F. Miravet, Beatriu Escuder
Hydrolysis of unactivated phenylalanine methyl ester by a simple imidazole appended hydrogelator is reported for the first time.
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The copper-catalyzed synthesis of [small beta]-trifluoromethylated acrylonitriles and trifluoromethyl-substituted 2H-azirines

23 July, 2015 - 09:54

Chem. Commun., 2015, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC05066A, CommunicationYu-Tao He, Qiang Wang, Jiahui Zhao, Xue-Yuan Liu, Peng-Fei Xu, Yong-Min Liang
The direct assembly of acrylonitriles and valuable 2H-azirines from readily available starting materials is described.
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Dual template effect of supercritical CO2 in ionic liquid to fabricate a highly mesoporous cobalt metal-organic framework

23 July, 2015 - 09:54

Chem. Commun., 2015, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC04009D, CommunicationHuanan Yu, Dongdong Xu, Qun Xu
Dual template effect of supercritical CO2 in ionic liquid to fabricate a highly mesoporous cobalt metal-organic framework.
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Fast and catalyst-free hydrazone ligation via ortho-halo-substituted benzaldehydes for protein C-terminal labeling at neutral pH

23 July, 2015 - 09:54

Chem. Commun., 2015, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC04382D, CommunicationYang Xu, Ling Xu, Yuan Xia, Chao-Jian Guan, Qing-Xiang Guo, Yao Fu, Chen Wang, Yi-Ming Li
Rapid and catalyst-free hydrazone ligation reaction between ortho-halobenzaldehyde derivatives and peptide/protein hydrazides was observed at neutral pH and room temperature.
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Brilliant glyconanocapsules for trapping of bacteria

23 July, 2015 - 09:54

Chem. Commun., 2015, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC04653J, CommunicationXibo Yan, Adeline Sivignon, Pierre Alcouffe, Beatrice Burdin, Sabine Favre-Bonte, Rostyslav Bilyy, Nicolas Barnich, Etienne Fleury, Francois Ganachaud, Julien Bernard
n-Heptyl [small alpha]-D-mannose-functionalized nanocapsules are prepared by the Shift'N'Go process and post-modified to ensure aggregation and efficient removal of bacteria.
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Amorphous Sb2S3 embedded in graphite: a high-rate, long-life anode material for sodium-ion batteries

23 July, 2015 - 09:54

Chem. Commun., 2015, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC03825A, CommunicationYubao Zhao, Arumugam Manthiram
A new design strategy for stable and high-rate sodium-ion battery anodes is presented.
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Supramolecular quantum dots as biodegradable nano-probes for upconversion-enabled bioimaging

23 July, 2015 - 09:54

Chem. Commun., 2015, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC04831A, CommunicationFei Zhao, Zhe Li, Lixia Wang, Chuangang Hu, Zhipan Zhang, Chun Li, Liangti Qu
Supramolecular quantum dots derived from graphitic carbon nitride nanosheets exhibit unique biodegradable upconversion-enabled bioimaging.
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Cucurbit[8]uril-templated H and J dimers of bichromophoric coumarin dyes: origin of contrasting emission

23 July, 2015 - 09:54

Chem. Commun., 2015, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC05033B, CommunicationNilotpal Barooah, Jyotirmayee Mohanty, Achikanath C. Bhasikuttan
Supramolecular control of the novel dimer emission from bichromophoric coumarin dyes caught in the cucurbit[8]uril cavity; a facile approach to developing photo-responsive molecular assemblies.
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Biomacromolecular logic gate, encoder/decoder and keypad lock based on DNA damage with electrochemiluminescence and electrochemical signals as outputs

23 July, 2015 - 09:54

Chem. Commun., 2015, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC04412J, CommunicationShuang Liu, Menglu Li, Xue Yu, Chen-Zhong Li, Hongyun Liu
Biomacromolecular logic devices including a keypad lock were developed based on the damage of natural DNA in Ru(bpy)32+ solution.
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A contamination-insensitive probe for imaging specific biomolecules by secondary ion mass spectrometry

23 July, 2015 - 09:54

Chem. Commun., 2015, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC03895B, CommunicationSelda Kabatas, Ingrid C. Vreja, Sinem K. Saka, Carmen Hoschen, Katharina Krohnert, Felipe Opazo, Silvio O. Rizzoli, Ulf Diederichsen
Design of a protein label containing 15N, 14N and 19F-isotopes and a fluorophore for both confocal microscopy and nanoscale secondary ion mass spectrometry (NanoSIMS).
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Assorted morphosynthesis: access to multi-faceted nano-architectures from a super-responsive dual [small pi]-functional amphiphilic construct

23 July, 2015 - 09:54

Chem. Commun., 2015, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC05198C, CommunicationDeepak Asthana, Jyoti Shukla, Srikanta Dana, Varsha Rani, M. R. Ajayakumar, Kamla Rawat, Kalyanashis Mandal, Premlata Yadav, Subhasis Ghosh, Pritam Mukhopadhyay
An electronically segmented amphiphile was created by conjugating two [small pi]-functional units (HQ/NDI) for the first time.
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A MOF platform for incorporation of complementary organic motifs for CO2 binding

23 July, 2015 - 09:54

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,12478-12481
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC04808G, CommunicationPravas Deria, Song Li, Hongda Zhang, Randall Q. Snurr, Joseph T. Hupp, Omar K. Farha
Here we show a new design strategy for capturing CO2 in nanoporous adsorbents involving 'complementary organic motifs' (COMs) with a precise alignment of charge densities that is complementary to the CO2 quadrupole.
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Hybrid materials of Ni NP@MOF prepared by a simple synthetic method

23 July, 2015 - 09:54

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,12463-12466
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC04663G, CommunicationMegumi Mukoyoshi, Hirokazu Kobayashi, Kohei Kusada, Mikihiro Hayashi, Teppei Yamada, Mitsuhiko Maesato, Jared M. Taylor, Yoshiki Kubota, Kenichi Kato, Masaki Takata, Tomokazu Yamamoto, Syo Matsumura, Hiroshi Kitagawa
We demonstrate a novel, facile synthetic method for metal (Ni) NPs in a MOF using the partial thermal decomposition of nickel(II) 2,5-dihydroxyterephthalate (Ni-MOF-74).
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Single crystalline tantalum oxychloride microcubes: controllable synthesis, formation mechanism and enhanced photocatalytic hydrogen production activity

23 July, 2015 - 09:54

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,12455-12458
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC03455H, CommunicationHao Tu, Leilei Xu, Fangzhi Mou, Jianguo Guan
Regulating [H+] by a mixture of hydrochloric acid and acetic acid during the hydrolysis of Ta5+ ions can produce single crystalline microcubes TaO2.18Cl0.64 with superstructures, which exhibit remarkably enhanced photocatalytic activities for hydrogen production.
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H2O2-activated triplet-triplet annihilation upconversion via modulation of the fluorescence quantum yields of the triplet acceptor and the triplet-triplet-energy-transfer efficiency

23 July, 2015 - 09:54

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,12403-12406
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC04325E, CommunicationRenjie Tao, Jianzhang Zhao, Fangfang Zhong, Caishun Zhang, Wenbo Yang, Kejing Xu
H2O2-activatable TTA upconversion was achieved with non-fluorescent 9,10-bis(diphenylphosphino)anthracene as a triplet acceptor/emitter, which can be oxidized to a fluorescent product by H2O2.
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5[prime or minute]- vs. 3[prime or minute]-end sugar conformational control in shaping up dinucleotides

23 July, 2015 - 09:54

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,12381-12383
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC04212G, CommunicationJ. Jakhlal, S. Coantic-Castex, C. Denhez, C. Petermann, A. Martinez, D. Harakat, D. Guillaume, P. Clivio
The 3[prime or minute]-end sugar puckering of a dinucleotide can potentiate or cancel the stacking effect of the 5[prime or minute]-end N-sugar conformation.
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Bioorthogonal labelling of living bacteria using unnatural amino acids containing nitrones and a nitrone derivative of vancomycin

23 July, 2015 - 09:54

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,12501-12504
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC04901F, CommunicationDouglas A. MacKenzie, Allison R. Sherratt, Mariya Chigrinova, Arnold J. Kell, John Paul Pezacki
Unnatural D-amino acids bearing endocyclic nitrones were developed for live-cell labelling of the bacterial peptidoglycan layer.
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Selective growth of MFU-4l single crystals on microstructured plasma polymer coatings

23 July, 2015 - 09:54

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,12494-12496
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC04048E, CommunicationA. Schaller, A. Ullrich, S. Horn, D. Volkmer
Crystals of the metal-organic framework Ulm-4l(arge) grow site selectively and with 〈1 0 0〉 orientation on microtextured plasma polymer coatings.
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Removal of chlorine gas by an amine functionalized metal-organic framework via electrophilic aromatic substitution

23 July, 2015 - 09:54

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,12474-12477
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC03780H, CommunicationJared B. DeCoste, Matthew A. Browe, George W. Wagner, Joseph A. Rossin, Gregory W. Peterson
Chlorine gas is removed from airstreams with an amine functionalized metal-organic framework via an electrophilic aromatic substitution reaction producing HCl, which is subsequently neutralized by the substrate.
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Protoisomerization of indigo di- and monoimines

23 July, 2015 - 09:54

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,12482-12485
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC04492H, CommunicationEmma C. Nicholls-Allison, Graeme Nawn, Brian O. Patrick, Robin G. Hicks
Indigo di- and monoimines are reversibly protonated to form salts in which the central C[double bond, length as m-dash]C bond has isomerized from a trans to cis configuration.
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