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Graphitic Carbon Nitride Solid Nanofilms for Selective and Recyclable Sensing of Cu2+ and Ag+

15 October, 2014 - 12:17
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC06659F, CommunicationHeqin Huang, Rui Chen, Jiale Ma, Li Yan, Yingqi Zhao, Yu Wang, Wenjun Zhang, Jun Fan, Xianfeng Chen
Herein we report the fabrication of g-C3N4 nanofilms and their application as a solid fluorescence sensor. The as-prepared films are capable of convenient, sensitive, selective, rapid and recyclable sensing of...
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Target-Triggered Exponential Amplification-Based DNAzyme Biosensor for Ultrasensitive Detection of Folate Receptor

15 October, 2014 - 12:17
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC07230H, CommunicationLi-juan Wang, Yan Zhang, Chun-yang Zhang
We develop a new method for ultrasensitive detection of folate receptor (FR) using target-triggered isothermally exponential amplification reaction (EXPAR)-based DNAzyme biosensor. This method exhibits excellent specificity and high sensitivity with...
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Tungsten Nitride Nanocrystals on Nitrogen-Doped Carbon Black as an Efficient Electrocatalyst for Oxygen Reduction Reaction

15 October, 2014 - 12:17
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC07137A, CommunicationYouzhen Dong, Jinghong Li
The direct synthesis of tungsten nitride (WN) nanoparticles on nitrogen-doped carbon black (N-Carbon black) was achieved through facile nucleation and growth of WN nanoparticles on simultaneously generated N-Carbon black under...
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Rational Design of Coumarin-based Supramolecular Hydrogelators for Cell Imaging

15 October, 2014 - 12:17
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC06376G, CommunicationWei Ji, Guo Feng Liu, Mingxin Xu, Xiaoqiu Dou, chuanliang Feng
Developing the nanofibrous structures with the merit of fluorescent emission for live cell imaging study is still a big challenge. Here, a new family of coumarin-based fluorescent supramolecular hydrogelators is...
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Synergistic dual-targeting hydrogel improve targeting and anticancer effect of Taxol in vitro and in vivo

15 October, 2014 - 12:17
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC05614K, Communicationchang shu, ruixin li, yajun yin, deyan yin, Yueqing Gu, li ding, wenying zhong
Estone and RGD-containing peptide functionalized molecular self-assembly hydrogel for enhanced breast tumor synergistic dual-targeting delivery and sustained anticancer effect in vitro or in vivo.
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Palladium-Catalyzed Selective Aminoamidation and Aminocyanation of Alkenes Using Isonitrile as Amide and Cyanide Sources

15 October, 2014 - 12:17
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC07743A, CommunicationHuanfeng Jiang, Hanling Gao, Bifu Liu, Wanqing Wu
A mild and efficient palladium-catalyzed intermolecular aminoamidation and aminocyanation of alkenes with a broad substrate scope has been developed. This cyclization process provides a valuable synthetic tool for substituted indolines,...
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Hydrogen induced p-phosphonic acid calix[8]arene controlled growth of Ru, Pt and Pd nanoparticles

15 October, 2014 - 12:17
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC06209D, CommunicationWenzhe Zang, Xianjue Chen, Ramiz A Boulos, Jeremiah Toster, Colin L Raston
Monodispersed Ru, Pt and Pd nanoparticles with narrow size distributions (2, 12 and 20 nm respectively) have been synthesised via bubbling hydrogen gas into aqueous solutions of the noble metal...
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Folic acid conjugated silica-titania porous hollow nanosphere for improved topical photodynamic therapy

15 October, 2014 - 12:17
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC07457B, CommunicationYoonsun Jang, Sojin Kim, Wan-Kyu Oh, Chanhoi Kim, Inkyu Lee, Jyongsik Jang
The folic acid conjugated hollow nanosphere is used to encapsulate protoporphyrin IX and utilized for photodynamic therapy. This system represents 3.33 times higher photodynamic efficiency than previous protoporphyrin IX-based systems....
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Pt/C Trapped in Activated Graphitic Carbon Layers as a Highly Durable Electrocatalyst for Oxygen Reduction Reaction

15 October, 2014 - 12:17
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC06781A, CommunicationYao Nie, Siguo Chen, Wei Ding, Xiaohong Xie, Yun Zhang, Zidong Wei
A thin nitrogen-doped graphitic carbon layer is elaborately introduced to the Pt/C surface to not only inhibit migration and dissolution of Pt nanoparticles, but also impart activity to the integral...
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Facile synthesis of small-sized and monodisperse hexagonal NaYF4:Yb3+, Er3+ nanocrystals

15 October, 2014 - 12:17
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC07251K, CommunicationDongdong Li, Qiyue Shao, Yan Dong, Jianqing Jiang
Small-sized ([similar]11.86 nm) and monodisperse hexagonal NaYF4:Yb3+, Er3+ upconversion (UC) nanocrystals have been successfully synthesized by simultaneously controlling over the nucleation and growth process with a relatively high oleic acid...
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Electrochemical controlling and monitoring of halogen bond formation in solution

15 October, 2014 - 12:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC04134H, CommunicationSihem Groni, Tanguy Maby-Raud, Claire Fave, Mathieu Branca, Bernd Schollhorn
Cyclic voltammetry has been used for the first time to probe and to activate non-covalent halogen bonding via redox switching in solution.
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A local proton source in a [Mn(bpy-R)(CO)3Br]-type redox catalyst enables CO2 reduction even in the absence of Bronsted acids

15 October, 2014 - 12:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC05563B, CommunicationFederico Franco, Claudio Cometto, Federico Ferrero Vallana, Fabrizio Sordello, Emanuele Priola, Claudio Minero, Carlo Nervi, Roberto Gobetto
A novel bromotricarbonyl Mn(I) complex with a local proton source shows strong redox catalytic properties in acetonitrile homogeneous solution even in the absence of Bronsted acids.
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Remarkable increase in luminol electrochemiluminescence by sequential electroreduction and electrooxidation

15 October, 2014 - 12:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC06633B, CommunicationXiaoyun Liu, Wenjing Qi, Wenyue Gao, Zhongyuan Liu, Wei Zhang, Ying Gao, Guobao Xu
Luminol electrochemiluminescence is dramatically increased by about five hundred times by coupling electrochemical reduction and electrochemical oxidation using simple linear sweep voltammetry, enabling sensitive detection.
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Synthesis of hierarchical zeolites using an inexpensive mono-quaternary ammonium surfactant as mesoporogen

15 October, 2014 - 12:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC06267A, CommunicationXiaochun Zhu, Roderigh Rohling, Georgy Filonenko, Brahim Mezari, Jan P. Hofmann, Shunsuke Asahina, Emiel J. M. Hensen
The use of N-methylpiperidine as the head group in amphiphilic surfactants renders a cheap and effective method to synthesize mesoporous zeolites.
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A solvent-free Diels-Alder reaction of graphite into functionalized graphene nanosheets

15 October, 2014 - 12:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC07173E, CommunicationJeong-Min Seo, Jong-Beom Baek
A solvent-free Diels-Alder reaction between graphite as a diene and a typical dienophile, maleic anhydride or maleimide is developed. The functionalization of graphite with dienophiles is efficient enough for delamination of graphitic layers into graphene nanosheets upon dispersion in a polar solvent.
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Long wavelength optical control of glutamate receptor ion channels using a tetra-ortho-substituted azobenzene derivative

15 October, 2014 - 12:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC06612J, CommunicationA. Rullo, A. Reiner, A. Reiter, D. Trauner, E. Y. Isacoff, G. A. Woolley
Tetra-ortho-chloro substitution shifts the optical switching of azobenzene modified glutamate receptors into the red.
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A LiFSI-LiTFSI binary-salt electrolyte to achieve high capacity and cycle stability for a Li-S battery

15 October, 2014 - 12:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC06666A, CommunicationJ. J. Hu, G. K. Long, S. Liu, G. R. Li, X. P. Gao
A high capacity and stable cycle performance of the sulfur-based composite are realized in the LiFSI-LiTFSI binary-salt electrolyte, accompanied simultaneously by the homogeneous lithium deposition on the anode.
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Cobalt-containing layered or zeolitic silicates as photocatalysts for hydrogen generation

15 October, 2014 - 12:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC05931J, CommunicationStefan Neatu, Marta Puche, Vicente Fornes, Hermenegildo Garcia
Co grafted or included in a silicate host is active for the overall water splitting.
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Furans and singlet oxygen - why there is more to come from this powerful partnership

15 October, 2014 - 12:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC02083A, Feature ArticleTamsyn Montagnon, Dimitris Kalaitzakis, Myron Triantafyllakis, Manolis Stratakis, Georgios Vassilikogiannakis
Using the reaction of furans with singlet oxygen as a means to rapidly access huge structural diversity in a green & sustainable way.
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Tuning aluminum spatial distribution in ZSM-5 membranes: a new strategy to fabricate high performance and stable zeolite membranes for dehydration of acetic acid

15 October, 2014 - 12:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC04747H, CommunicationJianhua Yang, Liangqing Li, Wanze Li, Jinqu Wang, Zan Chen, Dehong Yin, Jinming Lu, Yan Zhang, Hongchen Guo
A ZSM-5 membrane with homogeneous aluminum spatial distribution exhibiting high performance for dehydration of acetic acid was first achieved.
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