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A Modular Zinc Finger Adaptor Accelerates Crosslinking of Proteins at Specific Locations on DNA Nanoscaffolds

20 November, 2014 - 21:17
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC08167F, CommunicationEiji Nakata, Huyen Dinh, Tien Anh Ngo, Masayuki Saimura, Takashi Morii
A modular adaptor has been developed to assist efficient formation of a covalent linkage between an individual protein molecule and a specific address on a DNA nanostructure. Most of the...
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Chiral Tetrahedral Iron(II) Cages: Diastereoselective Subcomponent Self-Assembly, Structure Interconversion and Spin-Crossover Properties

20 November, 2014 - 21:17
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC08041F, CommunicationDong-Hong Ren, Dan Qiu, Chun-Yan Pang, Zaijun Li, Zhi-Guo Gu
A new class of chiral tetrahedral iron(II) cages was prepared from subcomponent self-assembly with high diastereoselectivity. The cages can be interconvered through imine exchange. The chiral cages displayed spin transition...
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Ni(II)-MOF: reversible guest adsorption and heterogeneous catalytic property for silylcyanation of aromatic aldehydes

20 November, 2014 - 21:17
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC08003C, CommunicationYu-Bin Dong, Xiao-Meng Zhang, Chao-Wei Zhao, Jian-Ping Ma, Yang Yu, Qi-Kui Liu
A porous Ni(II)-MOF, which was constructed from a new bent fluorene-bridged ligand and NiCl2 under solvothermal conditions, can reversibly uptake organic solvent molecules and iodine species in a single-crystal-to-single-crystal (SC-SC)...
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In situ helicity inversion of self-assembled nano helices

20 November, 2014 - 21:17
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC07972H, CommunicationRumi Tamoto, Nicolas Daugey, Thierry Buffeteau, Brice Kauffmann, Makoto Takafuji, Hirotaka Ihara, Reiko Oda
The handedness of nanometrical helices based on surfactant assemblies was inverted when these helices were in contact with the excess solution of chiral anions with opposite enantiomers. An important difference...
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Label-free Detection of Alzheimer's Disease through ADP3 Peptoid Recognizing Serum Amyloid-beta42 Peptide

20 November, 2014 - 21:17
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC07037B, CommunicationZijian Zhao, Ling Zhu, Xiangli Bu, Huailei Ma, Shu Yang, Yanlian Yang, Zhiyuan Hu
The early diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease (AD) is challenging due to the lack of reliable method for detecting its biomarkers in the noninvasive biopsies. We used surface plasmon resonance imaging...
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Inner filter effect of Cr(VI) on Tb-doped layered rare earth hydroxychlorides: New fluorescent adsorbents for the simple detection of Cr(VI)

20 November, 2014 - 21:17
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC08543D, CommunicationHyunsub Kim, Byung-Il Lee, Song-Ho Byeon
Terbium-doped layered yttrium hydroxychlorides (LYH:xTb) were explored for the simple and convenient detection of Cr(VI) in aqueous solution, where the effective overlap of excitation bands of LYH:xTb with absorption bands...
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Fabrication of Highly-specific SERS Substrates by Co-precipitation of Functional Nanomaterials during the Self-sedimentation of Silver Nanowires into Nanoporous Film

20 November, 2014 - 21:17
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC08016E, CommunicationRui Liu, Jiefang Sun, cao dong, Liqiang Zhang, Jing-fu Liu, Guibin Jiang
In this report, we propose and demonstrate the fabrication of a highly-specific surface enhanced Raman scattering (SERS) substrate, which was achieved by co-precipitation of functional materials such as nanosorbent and...
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P-modified and carbon shell coated Co nanoparticles for efficient alkaline oxygen reduction catalysis

20 November, 2014 - 21:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,15940-15943
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC07143C, CommunicationJaeyune Ryu, Namgee Jung, Dong-Hee Lim, Dong Yun Shin, Sae Hume Park, Hyung Chul Ham, Jong Hyun Jang, Hyoung-Juhn Kim, Sung Jong Yoo
The present carbon shell coated Co nanoparticles of which the surface composites are modified by phosphorus incorporation, exhibit efficient and durable oxygen reduction activities in alkaline medium.
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Two act as one: unexpected dimers of catechol direct a solid-state [2+2] photodimerization in a six-component hydrogen-bonded assembly

20 November, 2014 - 21:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,15960-15962
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC07747D, CommunicationGiannis S. Papaefstathiou, Andrew J. E. Duncan, Leonard R. MacGillivray
Catechol self-assembles as a dimer to function as template that directs a [2+2] photodimerization in the solid state.
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Mechanical grinding of a single-crystalline metal-organic framework triggered emission with tunable violet-to-orange luminescence

20 November, 2014 - 21:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,15956-15959
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC08316D, CommunicationJian-Ke Sun, Cheng Chen, Li-Xuan Cai, Cai-Xia Ren, Bin Tan, Jie Zhang
For the first time, a Borromean entangled metal-organic framework has been explored as a novel platform for developing mechanochromic luminescence with unique on-off switching and tunable multicolor emission.
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A click-and-release approach to CO prodrugs

20 November, 2014 - 21:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,15890-15893
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC07748B, CommunicationDanzhu Wang, Emilie Viennois, Kaili Ji, Krishna Damera, Alexander Draganov, Yueqing Zheng, Chaofeng Dai, Didier Merlin, Binghe Wang
Carbon monoxide belongs to the family of signaling molecules and has been shown to possess therapeutic effects.
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A 3D MOF showing unprecedented solvent-induced single-crystal-to-single-crystal transformation and excellent CO2 adsorption selectivity at room temperature

20 November, 2014 - 21:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,15886-15889
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC06588C, CommunicationTao Qin, Jun Gong, Junhan Ma, Xin Wang, Yonghua Wang, Yan Xu, Xuan Shen, Dunru Zhu
A multifunctional MOF material showing rare solvent-induced structural transformation with substitution of bridging-water and guest-exchange at 298 K is reported.
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Sub-20 nm-Fe3O4 square and circular nanoplates: synthesis and facet-dependent magnetic and electrochemical properties

20 November, 2014 - 21:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,15952-15955
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC06064D, CommunicationTao Luo, Qiang-Qiang Meng, Chao Gao, Xin-Yao Yu, Yong Jia, Bai Sun, Zhen Jin, Qun-Xiang Li, Jin-Huai Liu, Xing-Jiu Huang
We present an effective method to synthesize 15 nm magnetite nanocrystals with the morphology of square and circular nanoplates, which expose (001) facet and (111) facet, respectively.
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Self-assembled graphene oxide microcapsules with adjustable permeability and yolk-shell superstructures derived from atomized droplets

20 November, 2014 - 21:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,15867-15869
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC07734B, CommunicationWanbin Li, Yufan Zhang, Zehai Xu, Asang Yang, Qin Meng, Guoliang Zhang
Graphene oxide is self-assembled on atomized droplets to obtain microcapsules with adjustable permeability and yolk-shell superstructures by a spray-drying strategy.
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Direct C-H difluoromethylenephosphonation of arenes and heteroarenes with bromodifluoromethyl phosphonate via visible-light photocatalysis

20 November, 2014 - 21:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,15916-15919
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC07925F, CommunicationLin Wang, Xiao-Jing Wei, Wen-Long Lei, Han Chen, Li-Zhu Wu, Qiang Liu
Direct C-H difluoromethylenephosphonation of arenes and heteroarenes with bromodifluoromethyl phosphonate under visible-light irradiation is achieved through addition of phosphonodifluoromethyl (PDFM) radicals to aromatic rings.
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Toll-like receptor agonist lipopeptides self-assemble into distinct nanostructures

20 November, 2014 - 21:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,15948-15951
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC07511K, CommunicationOpen Access Open Access Creative Commons Licence&nbsp This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported Licence.Ian W. Hamley, Steven Kirkham, Ashkan Dehsorkhi, Valeria Castelletto, Mehedi Reza, Janne Ruokolainen
The self-assembled structure of toll-like receptor agonist lipopeptides containing the CSK4 peptide sequence is examined in aqueous solution.
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A highly efficient asymmetric synthesis of quaternary stereocenter-containing indolizidine and quinolizidine alkaloids using aldehydes, nitroalkenes, and unactivated cyclic ketimines

20 November, 2014 - 21:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,15913-15915
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC07703B, CommunicationYu Tan, Yong-Jian Chen, Hua Lin, Han-Lin Luan, Xing-Wen Sun, Xiao-Di Yang, Guo-Qiang Lin
A highly efficient approach to the construction of indolizidines and quinolizidines bearing a bridged quaternary stereocenter has been established in a one-pot fashion using aldehydes, nitroalkenes, and cyclic ketimines.
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A bioinspired polymer-bound Mn-porphyrin as an artificial active center of catalase

20 November, 2014 - 21:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,15909-15912
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC06286H, CommunicationRiku Kubota, Shoichiro Asayama, Hiroyoshi Kawakami
The complex comprising a cationic Mn-porphyrin and carboxymethyl poly(1-vinylimidazole) (CM-PVIm) was prepared as an artificial active center of catalase.
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Selective adhesion and controlled activity of yeast cells on honeycomb-patterned polymer films via a microemulsion approach

20 November, 2014 - 21:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,15882-15885
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC07782B, CommunicationYingyi Ma, Mengcheng Zhou, Shaylyn Walter, Jing Liang, Zhijun Chen, Lixin Wu
Single yeast cell pattern formation, its growth and proliferation control, and in situ transformation are achieved in the prepared honeycomb-patterned polystyrene film through a microemulsion approach.
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Spontaneous exfoliation and tailoring of MoS2 in mixed solvents

20 November, 2014 - 21:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,15936-15939
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC07238C, CommunicationLei Dong, Shan Lin, Liu Yang, Jiajia Zhang, Chao Yang, Dong Yang, Hongbin Lu
Spontaneous exfoliation and tailoring of MoS2 were achieved in H2O2-NMP mixed solvents, operated under mild conditions.
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