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Initiator-chain transfer agent combo in the RAFT polymerization of styrene

30 July, 2014 - 17:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,9722-9724
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC03699A, CommunicationYing Wu, Wei Zhang, Zhengbiao Zhang, Xiangqiang Pan, Zhenping Cheng, Jian Zhu, Xiulin Zhu
A novel initiator-chain transfer agent combo was synthesized and applied in the homopolymerization of different vinyl monomers as well as copolymerization.
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Fast detection of nitroaromatics using phosphonate pyrene motifs as dual chemosensors

30 July, 2014 - 17:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,9683-9686
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC03980G, CommunicationN. Venkatramaiah, Ana D. G. Firmino, Filipe A. Almeida Paz, Joao P. C. Tome
A new class of dual fluorescent chemosensors for nitroaromatic compounds (NACs) based on phosphonated pyrene derivatives is reported, showing high selectivity towards trinitrotoluene (TNT).
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Formation of a hetero[3]rotaxane by a dynamic component-swapping strategy

30 July, 2014 - 17:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,9665-9668
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC03612C, CommunicationEleanor A. Wilson, Nicolaas A. Vermeulen, Paul R. McGonigal, Alyssa-Jennifer Avestro, Amy A. Sarjeant, Charlotte L. Stern, J. Fraser Stoddart
In the preparation of a hetero[3]rotaxane, the attributes of dynamic covalent chemistry are exploited by subjecting an equimolar mixture of two homo[3]rotaxanes to acid-catalysed equilibration.
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The dopamine-MoVI complexation-assisted large-scale aqueous synthesis of a single-layer MoS2/carbon sandwich structure for ultrafast, long-life lithium-ion batteries

30 July, 2014 - 17:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,9672-9675
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC04099F, CommunicationChenyang Zhao, Junhua Kong, Liping Yang, Xiayin Yao, Si Lei Phua, Xuehong Lu
Single-layer MoS2-carbon nanocomposites with a sandwiched structure are facilely prepared via a dopamine-MoVI complexation-assisted aqueous route for the first time.
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Metal-free oxidative direct C(sp3)-H bond functionalization of ethers with [small alpha],[small alpha]-diaryl allylic alcohols

30 July, 2014 - 17:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,9718-9721
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC04282D, CommunicationXue-Qiang Chu, Hua Meng, You Zi, Xiao-Ping Xu, Shun-Jun Ji
A metal-free method for direct C(sp3)-H bond functionalization of simple ethers with [small alpha],[small alpha]-diaryl allylic alcohols is described.
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An H2O2-responsive nanocarrier for dual-release of platinum anticancer drugs and O2: controlled release and enhanced cytotoxicity against cisplatin resistant cancer cells

30 July, 2014 - 17:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,9714-9717
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC03385J, CommunicationHuachao Chen, Weijiang He, Zijian Guo
Synergistic release of platinum anticancer drugs and O2 can be achieved in an H2O2-responsive nanocarrier incorporated with catalase. Such a system combines the advantages of chemotherapy and oxygen therapy and demonstrated improved therapeutic efficacy against cisplatin resistant cell lines which often appear to be in hypoxia.
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NIR-triggered drug release from switchable rotaxane-functionalized silica-covered Au nanorods

30 July, 2014 - 17:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,9745-9748
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC02966F, CommunicationMenghuan Li, Hong Yan, Cathleen Teh, Vladimir Korzh, Yanli Zhao
An NIR-triggered drug delivery system is developed by capping photo-switchable rotaxane onto Au nanorod-mesoporous silica core-shell hybrids.
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Non-activation ZnO array as a buffering layer to fabricate strongly adhesive metal-organic framework/PVDF hollow fiber membranes

30 July, 2014 - 17:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,9711-9713
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC03864A, CommunicationWanbin Li, Qin Meng, Xiaonian Li, Congyang Zhang, Zheng Fan, Guoliang Zhang
A non-activation ZnO array is grown on a PVDF membrane to synthesize defect-free MOF membranes which exhibit excellent gas separation performance.
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Metal-organic framework derived hierarchical ZnO parallelepipeds as an efficient scattering layer in dye-sensitized solar cells

30 July, 2014 - 17:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,9769-9772
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC03352C, CommunicationYafeng Li, Zongzhou Che, Xun Sun, Jie Dou, Mingdeng Wei
Constructing an effective light scattering layer from metal-organic frameworks for significantly improved performance of dye-sensitized solar cells.
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High performance batteries based on hybrid magnesium and lithium chemistry

30 July, 2014 - 17:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,9644-9646
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC03620D, CommunicationYingwen Cheng, Yuyan Shao, Ji-Guang Zhang, Vincent L. Sprenkle, Jun Liu, Guosheng Li
This work studied hybrid batteries assembled with a Mg metal anode, a Li+ ion intercalation cathode and a dual-salt electrolyte containing Mg2+ and Li+ ions.
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Cu nanoclusters supported on nanocrystalline SiO2-MnO2: a bifunctional catalyst for the one-step conversion of glycerol to acrylic acid

30 July, 2014 - 17:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,9707-9710
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC03842H, CommunicationBipul Sarkar, Chandrashekar Pendem, L. N. Sivakumar Konathala, Ritesh Tiwari, Takehiko Sasaki, Rajaram Bal
A material of highly dispersed Cu nanoclusters anchored on nanocrystalline SiO2-MnO2 has been prepared, and was found to act as a bifunctional catalyst for the one-step conversion of glycerol to acrylic acid using H2O2.
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An Escherichia coli trap in human serum albumin microtubes

30 July, 2014 - 17:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,9640-9643
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC03632H, CommunicationOpen Access Open Access Creative Commons Licence&nbsp This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported Licence.S. Yuge, M. Akiyama, T. Komatsu
Human serum albumin microtubes captured Escherichia coli (E. coli) into their one-dimensional pore space interior with a high efficiency. Similar MTs including an Fe3O4 layer also captured E. coli and were manipulated by a magnetic field.
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Growth of boronic acid based two-dimensional covalent networks on a metal surface under ultrahigh vacuum

30 July, 2014 - 17:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,9627-9635
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC02678K, Feature ArticleOpen Access Open Access Creative Commons Licence&nbsp This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported Licence.Sylvain Clair, Mathieu Abel, Louis Porte
An extensive analysis of the complex mechanisms governing the on-surface polymerisation of boronic acid on a metal surface under vacuum.
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Photoresponsive liquid crystals based on halogen bonding of azopyridines

30 July, 2014 - 17:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,9647-9649
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC02344G, CommunicationYinjie Chen, Haifeng Yu, Lanying Zhang, Huai Yang, Yunfeng Lu
A series of photoresponsive halogen-bonded liquid crystals (LCs) were successfully constructed using molecular halogen and azopyridine compounds, which show interesting properties of photoinduced phase transition upon UV irradiation.
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A distinct reversible colorimetric and fluorescent low pH response on a water-stable zirconium-porphyrin metal-organic framework

30 July, 2014 - 17:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,9636-9639
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC01938E, CommunicationBenjamin J. Deibert, Jing Li
A conceptual drawing of PCN-222 showing the reversible color change from purple to green (and corresponding reversal) upon protonation (and subsequent deprotonation) from within the pores.
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Ruthenium Bipyridyl Complexes as Photocleavable Dimerizers: Deactivation of DNA-Binding Peptides Using Visible Light

30 July, 2014 - 17:17
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC04512B, CommunicationJose Luis Mascarenas, M. Eugenio Vazquez, Mateo Isidro Sanchez, Jesus Mosquera
We report a photolabile biselectrophilic Ru(II) complex that can be used for homo- or heterodimerization of cysteine-containing peptides. The resulting dimers can be efficiently disassembled by long-wavelength light. As proof-of-concept,...
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VOPO4 nanosheets as anode material for lithium-ion batteries

30 July, 2014 - 17:17
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC03781B, CommunicationYa-dong Han, Jun-chao Zheng, Bao Zhang, Jia-feng Zhang, Chao Shen, Lei Ming, xinbo yuan, Hui Li
VOPO4 nanosheets are successfully synthesized using hydrothermal method followed by calcination. The XRD results reveal that obtained products are crystallized in the orthorhombic VOPO4 phase. SEM and TEM images demonstrate...
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in situ Formation of Well-dispersed Palladium Nanoparticles Immobilized in Imidazolium-based Organic Ionic Polymers

30 July, 2014 - 17:17
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC04662E, CommunicationHuaixia Zhao, Yangxin Wang, Ruihu Wang
A new strategy for in situ generation of well-dispersed palladium nanoparticles (NPs) immobilized by imidazolium-based organic ionic polymers was presented. Without extra addition of palladium species, the as-synthesized polymers showed...
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Enzymatic combinatorial nucleoside deletion scanning mutagenesis of functional RNA

30 July, 2014 - 17:17
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC04719B, CommunicationClaudia Hobartner, Katarzyna Wawrzyniak-Turek
We describe a general and simple method to identify catalytically and structurally important nucleotides in functional RNAs. Our approach is based on statistical replacement of each nucleoside with a non-nucleosidic...
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Facile fabrication of C60-polydopamine-graphene nanohybrid for single light induced photothermal and photodynamic therapy

30 July, 2014 - 17:17
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC04416A, CommunicationZhen Hu, Feng Zhao, Yafei Wang, Yudong Huang, Lei Chen, Nan Li, Jun Li, Zhenhui Li, Guoxing Yi
C60-polydopamine-graphene nanohybrid is prepared by a facile approach via polydopamine chemistry. The hybrid displays synergistic photodynamic and photothermal cancer cell killing effects under single light irradiation.
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