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A near-infrared multifunctional fluorescent probe with an inherent tumor-targeting property for bioimaging

9 July, 2015 - 06:54

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,11721-11724
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC03878B, CommunicationXu Zhao, Yang Li, Di Jin, Yuzhi Xing, Xilong Yan, Ligong Chen
A mitochondria-targeting near-infrared switchable probe for in vitro and in vivo tumor-targeting imaging.
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Synthesis of concave gold nanocuboids with high-index facets and their enhanced catalytic activity

9 July, 2015 - 06:54

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,11591-11594
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC02106E, CommunicationLidong Li, Yi Peng, Yonghai Yue, Ye Hu, Xiu Liang, Penggang Yin, Lin Guo
Novel concave gold nanocuboids bounded by 24 high-index {611} facets are synthesized using the seed-mediated growth method via an overgrowth mechanism, which exhibit excellent catalytic activities over certain reactions.
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Sperm DNA-mediated reduction of nonspecific fluorescence during cellular imaging with quantum dots

9 July, 2015 - 06:54

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,11584-11586
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC04503G, CommunicationJonghwan Lee, Kyung-ju Choi, Youngsok Choi, Bahy A. Ali, Abdulaziz A. Al-Khedhairy, Soonhag Kim
Salmon sperm DNA was used as a blocking agent to reduce background fluorescence signals from gelatin-coated cell culture dishes.
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Hollow tubular porous covalent organic framework (COF) nanostructures

9 July, 2015 - 06:54

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,11717-11720
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC04130A, CommunicationPradip Pachfule, Sharath Kandmabeth, Arijit Mallick, Rahul Banerjee
Hollow and tubular TpPa-COF structures with high chemical stability and porosity have been synthesized by template-assisted replication of nanometer sized ZnO-nanorods.
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A Cu(II)-based strategy for catalytic enantioselective [small beta]-borylation of [small alpha],[small beta]-unsaturated acceptors

9 July, 2015 - 06:54

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,11685-11688
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC04295J, CommunicationLei Zhu, Taku Kitanosono, Pengyu Xu, Shu Kobayashi
The unique nature and readily availability of Cu(V) species underscores the value of the Cu(V)-based catalyst over an array of well-documented Cu(I)-based catalysts.
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Detection of telomerase on upconversion nanoparticle modified cellulose paper

9 July, 2015 - 06:54

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,11630-11633
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC03902A, CommunicationFaming Wang, Wen Li, Jiasi Wang, Jinsong Ren, Xiaogang Qu
We successfully constructed an upconversion nanoparticle modified cellulose paper sensor for the sensitive and visual detection of telomerase activity.
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The unprecedented J-aggregate formation of rhodamine moieties induced by 9-phenylanthracenyl substitution

9 July, 2015 - 06:54

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,11580-11583
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC03969J, CommunicationSooyeon Kim, Mamoru Fujitsuka, Norimitsu Tohnai, Takashi Tachikawa, Ichiro Hisaki, Mikiji Miyata, Tetsuro Majima
9-Phenylanthracenyl substitution of rhodamine derivatives induced J-aggregate formation of rhodamine moieties in aqueous solution.
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Electrocatalysis by subcellular liver fractions bound to carbon nanostructures for stereoselective green drug metabolite synthesis

9 July, 2015 - 06:54

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,11681-11684
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC03364K, CommunicationRajasekhara Nerimetla, Sadagopan Krishnan
A novel, reusable, cofactor-free, and mediator-free liver microsomal bioreactor on carbon nanostructure electrodes is reported here for the first time.
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Azo-functionalized microporous organic polymers: synthesis and applications in CO2 capture and conversion

9 July, 2015 - 06:54

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,11576-11579
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC03151F, CommunicationZhenzhen Yang, Hongye Zhang, Bo Yu, Yanfei Zhao, Zhishuang Ma, Guipeng Ji, Buxing Han, Zhimin Liu
Azo-functionalized microporous organic polymers were synthesized under mild conditions (25 [degree]C, 1 h, yield: >95%), and displayed high CO2 capacity and high performances for catalyzing the methylation of amines with CO2 under low pressure (0.5 MPa).
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A new multi-functional conjugated polymer for use in high-performance bulk heterojunction solar cells

9 July, 2015 - 06:54

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,11572-11575
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC03815D, CommunicationYu Jin Kim, Myeong-Jong Kim, Tae Kyu An, Yun-Hi Kim, Chan Eon Park
We report a new multi-functional copolymer, PDTP-DTBDT, containing DTP and DTBDT units.
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Guanosine-based hydrogen-bonded 2D scaffolds: metal-free formation of G-quartet and G-ribbon architectures at the solid/liquid interface

9 July, 2015 - 06:54

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,11677-11680
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC03197D, CommunicationMohamed El Garah, Rosaria C. Perone, Alejandro Santana Bonilla, Sebastien Haar, Marilena Campitiello, Rafael Gutierrez, Gianaurelio Cuniberti, Stefano Masiero, Artur Ciesielski, Paolo Samori
The self-assembly of three novel lipophilic guanosine derivatives at the solid/liquid interface lead to the generation of either G-ribbons, lamellar G-dimer arrays or the G4 cation-free architectures.
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Integration of DNA bio-gates and duplex-specific nuclease signal amplification: towards electrochemiluminescence detection of survivin mRNA

9 July, 2015 - 06:54

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,11673-11676
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC03693C, CommunicationJing Wang, Xiang-Ling Li, Jia-Dong Zhang, Nan Hao, Jing-Juan Xu, Hong-Yuan Chen
Based on the integration of DNA bio-gates and duplex-specific nuclease assisted target recycling, a facile electrochemiluminescence assay was developed for the sensitive detection of survivin mRNA.
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Construction of the [6-7-5-5] tetracyclic core of all the carbocyclic frameworks of yuzurimine-type alkaloids

9 July, 2015 - 06:54

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,11568-11571
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC03479E, CommunicationIchiro Hayakawa, Keisuke Niida, Hideo Kigoshi
Construction of the [6-7-5-5] tetracarbocyclic core of yuzurimine-type alkaloids was achieved by using a unique in situ intramolecular Wittig reaction and Sm-mediated cyclization as key steps.
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Ugi-derived dehydroalanines as a pivotal template in the diversity oriented synthesis of aza-polyheterocycles

9 July, 2015 - 06:54

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,11669-11672
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC02927A, CommunicationMa. Carmen Garcia-Gonzalez, Eduardo Hernandez-Vazquez, Raul E. Gordillo-Cruz, Luis D. Miranda
Various readily available, Ugi-derived dehydroalanines were used as pivotal templates to easily and efficiently assemble diverse pharmacologically important polyheterocyclic systems through cascade palladium-catalyzed C-C bond formation processes.
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Ni(II)-catalyzed dehydrative alkynylation of unactivated (hetero)aryl C-H bonds using oxygen: a user-friendly approach

9 July, 2015 - 06:54

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,11650-11653
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC03729H, CommunicationYan-Hua Liu, Yue-Jin Liu, Sheng-Yi Yan, Bing-Feng Shi
Ni(II)-catalyzed dehydrative alkynylation of unactivated C(sp2)-H bonds with terminal alkynes under atmospheric pressure of oxygen is described.
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The synthesis and evaluation of near-infrared probes with barbituric acid acceptors for in vivo detection of amyloid plaques

9 July, 2015 - 06:54

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,11665-11668
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC03662C, CommunicationKaixiang Zhou, Hualong Fu, Liang Feng, Mengchao Cui, Jiapei Dai, Boli Liu
A new array of near-infrared probes containing barbituric acid acceptors has been developed as A[small beta] imaging agents.
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High catalytic activity for water oxidation based on nanostructured nickel phosphide precursors

9 July, 2015 - 06:54

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,11626-11629
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC02626A, CommunicationAli Han, Huanlin Chen, Zijun Sun, Jun Xu, Pingwu Du
For the first time, noble-metal-free nickel phosphide (Ni2P) was used as an excellent catalyst precursor for water oxidation catalysis.
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Phenols from green tea as a dual functional coating to prepare devices for energy storage and molecular separation

9 July, 2015 - 06:54

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,11662-11664
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC03108G, CommunicationChayanika Das, Bhanprakash Jain, Kothandam Krishnamoorthy
Green tea extract was used to deposit metals on a variety of substrates suitable for energy storage and molecular separation.
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An imine-based approach to prepare amine-functionalized Janus gold nanoparticles

9 July, 2015 - 06:54

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,11622-11625
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC03582A, CommunicationShaojue Wu, Si Yu Tan, Chung Yen Ang, Kim Truc Nguyen, Menghuan Li, Yanli Zhao
An imine-based approach was developed to prepare Janus gold nanoparticles having amine functionality on one patch of the surface and a polyethylene glycol unit on the other.
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KOtBu-mediated annulation of acetonitrile with aldehyde: synthesis of substituted dihydropyridin-2(1H)-ones, pyridin-2(1H)-ones, and thiopyridin-2(1H)-ones

9 July, 2015 - 06:54

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,11658-11661
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC02964C, CommunicationAbhimanyu Yadav, Ajay Verma, Saket Patel, Amit Kumar, Vandana Rathore, Meenakshi, Shailesh Kumar, Sangit Kumar
KOtBu-mediated annulation of acetonitrile with aldehyde was observed in which cleavage of four C(sp3)-H bonds occurred, and total eight new bonds formed.
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