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A novel anode material derived from organic-coated ZIF-8 nanocomposites with high performance in lithium ion batteries

30 June, 2014 - 09:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,8057-8060
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC02691H, CommunicationYuzhen Han, Pengfei Qi, Siwu Li, Xiao Feng, Junwen Zhou, Haiwei Li, Shuangyue Su, Xingguo Li, Bo Wang
A general method of preparing nanocomposites from carbon-coated ZIF-8 is introduced. Pyrolysis of these nanocomposites gives anode materials with high capacity (750 mA h g-1) and improved cyclability.
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Semi-artificial and bioactive ferroxidase with nanoparticles as the active sites

30 June, 2014 - 09:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,8021-8023
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC03477E, CommunicationL. Li, L. Zhang, U. Carmona, M. Knez
L-chain apoferritin can be turned into a more stable and cellular active ferroxidase with nanoparticles as the artificial active sites.
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Well-defined nano-sunflowers formed by self-assembly of a rod-coil amphiphile in water and their morphology transformation based on a water-soluble pillar[5]arene

30 June, 2014 - 09:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,8040-8042
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC03442B, CommunicationYujuan Zhou, Yong Yao, Min Xue
Well-defined nano-sunflowers were constructed by self-assembling a rod-coil amphiphile in water. They transformed into fluorescent vesicles upon addition of a water soluble pillar[5]arene. However, Ag2O could prohibit this transformation.
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Dominant behaviours in the expression of human carbonic anhydrase hCA I activity

30 June, 2014 - 09:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,8043-8046
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC03289F, CommunicationM. Yahia M. Abdelrahim, Muhammet Tanc, Jean-Yves Winum, Claudiu T. Supuran, Mihail Barboiu
Dynamic deconvolution of DCLs of inhibitors (CAIs) and activators (CAAs) of hCA I show that the inhibitory effects dominate over the activating ones.
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Nickel-catalysed carboxylation of organoboronates

30 June, 2014 - 09:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,8010-8013
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC03650F, CommunicationOpen Access Open Access Creative Commons Licence&nbsp This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported Licence.Yusuke Makida, Enrico Marelli, Alexandra M. Z. Slawin, Steven P. Nolan
A nickel/N-heterocyclic carbene (NHC) catalysed carboxylation of aryl-, heteroaryl- and alkenylboronates, affording the corresponding carboxylic acids, has been developed.
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Controlling the sign and magnitude of screw-sense preference from the C-terminus of an achiral helical foldamer

30 June, 2014 - 09:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,7949-7952
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC03261F, CommunicationBryden A. F. Le Bailly, Jonathan Clayden
The global screw-sense preference of an achiral helical oligomer is best controlled from its C-terminus by a single Ala monomer.
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Octahedral to trigonal prismatic distortion driven by subjacent orbital [small pi] antibonding interactions and modulated by ligand redox noninnocence

30 June, 2014 - 09:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,7956-7959
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC03404J, CommunicationJacqueline Cipressi, Seth N. Brown
Ruthenium and osmium bis(amidodiphenoxides) distort towards trigonal prismatic geometries to minimize aryloxide-to-metal [small pi]* interactions, limited by increasing degree of oxidation of the redox-active ligand.
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Native chemical ubiquitination using a genetically incorporated azidonorleucine

30 June, 2014 - 09:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,7971-7974
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC03721A, CommunicationRenliang Yang, Xiaobao Bi, Fupeng Li, Yuan Cao, Chuan-Fa Liu
A genetically incorporated azidonorleucine serves as a lysine precursor for site-selective ubiquitination of a recombinant protein through an auxiliary group.
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Conjugated microporous polytriphenylamine networks

30 June, 2014 - 09:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,8002-8005
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC03026E, CommunicationOpen Access Open Access Creative Commons Licence&nbsp This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported Licence.Yaozu Liao, Jens Weber, Charl F. J. Faul
Conjugated microporous polytriphenylamine networks with surface areas of 530 m2 g-1 were synthesized via Buchwald-Hartwig coupling, resulting in high CO2 uptake (up to 6.5 wt%) and CO2-N2 selectivity (75) at 1 bar and 303 K.
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Riboadenosine-substituted DNA probes for self-illuminating real-time monitoring of exonuclease III activity and exonuclease III-assisted target recycling

30 June, 2014 - 09:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,8047-8049
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC03021D, CommunicationQinfeng Xu, Chun-yang Zhang
We develop a riboadenosine-substituted DNA probe-based bioluminescence method for real-time monitoring of Exo III activity and Exo III-assisted target recycling.
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Control of sample alignment mode for hybrid lamellar systems based on gold nanoparticles

30 June, 2014 - 09:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,7975-7978
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC02242D, CommunicationJ. M. Wolska, D. Pociecha, J. Mieczkowski, E. Gorecka
Temperature control over layer alignment modes by mechanical shearing has been achieved for hybrid materials based on metal nanoparticles.
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AgSbF6-controlled diastereodivergence in alkyne hydroarylation: facile access to Z- and E-alkenyl arenes

30 June, 2014 - 09:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,8028-8031
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC03602F, CommunicationMinsik Min, Donghee Kim, Sungwoo Hong
Unprecedented and remarkable switching of the E/Z-stereoselectivity could be obtained by adjusting the AgSbF6 loading.
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Copper-catalyzed Hiyama cross-coupling using vinylsilanes and benzylic electrophiles

30 June, 2014 - 09:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,8018-8020
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC02923B, CommunicationL. Cornelissen, V. Cirriez, S. Vercruysse, O. Riant
Copper-catalyzed cross-coupling of vinylsiloxanes with benzyl bromides allowing a mild and simple access to important allyl arene compounds.
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Between porphyrins and phthalocyanines: 10,20-diaryl-5,15-tetrabenzodiazaporphyrins

30 June, 2014 - 09:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,7953-7955
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC02405B, CommunicationD. S. Andrianov, V. B. Rybakov, A. V. Cheprakov
meso-Diaryl derivatives of tetrabenzo[opp]diazaporphyrins, a transitional system between phthalocyanines and tetrabenzoporphyrins, are made available by a simple procedure involving Curtius rearrangement of [small alpha],[small alpha][prime or minute]-bis(azidocarbonyl)dibenzodipyrromethenes.
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n-Bu4NI/TBHP-catalyzed direct amination of allylic and benzylic C(sp3)-H with anilines under metal-free conditions

30 June, 2014 - 09:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,8006-8009
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC01189A, CommunicationXusheng Zhang, Min Wang, Pinhua Li, Lei Wang
An efficient n-Bu4NI/TBHP-catalyzed direct amination of allylic and benzylic C(sp3)-H with anilines under metal-free conditions was developed.
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Pd-Catalyzed ring-opening cross-coupling of cyclopropenes with aryl iodides

30 June, 2014 - 09:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,8050-8052
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC03651D, CommunicationHang Zhang, Bo Wang, Kang Wang, Guojun Xie, Changkun Li, Yan Zhang, Jianbo Wang
A palladium-catalyzed cross-coupling reaction of cyclopropenes with aryl iodides affords 1,3-butadiene products in good yields.
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Infrared absorption spectra of methylidene radicals in solid neon

30 June, 2014 - 09:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,7968-7970
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC02970D, CommunicationHsiao-Chi Lu, Jen-Iu Lo, Meng-Yeh Lin, Yu-Chain Peng, Sheng-Lung Chou, Bing-Ming Cheng, J. F. Ogilvie
Infrared absorption lines of methylidene radicals dispersed in solid neon at 3 K, recorded after photolysis of methane precursors with vacuum-ultraviolet light.
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Facile heterogenization of a cobalt catalyst via graphene adsorption: robust and versatile dihydrogen production systems

28 June, 2014 - 09:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,8065-8068
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC02920H, CommunicationShawn C. Eady, Sabrina L. Peczonczyk, Stephen Maldonado, Nicolai Lehnert
A heterogeneous dihydrogen (H2) production system has been attained by simply soaking electrodes made from electro-deposited graphene on FTO plated glass in solutions of a cobalt bis(dithiolate) compound.
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The construction of rigid supramolecular polymers in water through the self-assembly of rod-like monomers and cucurbit[8]uril

28 June, 2014 - 09:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,7982-7985
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC02971B, CommunicationFeng Lin, Tian-Guang Zhan, Tian-You Zhou, Kang-Da Zhang, Guang-Yu Li, Jian Wu, Xin Zhao
Two types of stick-like supramolecular polymers possessing rigid backbones have been fabricated through the self-assembly of rod-like monomers and cucurbit[8]uril in water.
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Unexpectedly high second-order nonlinear optical properties of simple Ru and Pt alkynyl complexes as an analytical springboard for NLO-active polymer films

28 June, 2014 - 09:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,7986-7989
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC02432J, CommunicationAlessia Colombo, Filippo Nisic, Claudia Dragonetti, Daniele Marinotto, Ivan Pietro Oliveri, Stefania Righetto, Maria Grazia Lobello, Filippo De Angelis
The unexpected high quadratic hyperpolarizability values of simple Ru and Pt alkynyl complexes have been measured with the EFISH technique.
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