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Nonclassical dual control of circularly polarized luminescence modes of binaphthyl-pyrene organic fluorophores in fluidic and glassy media

7 October, 2014 - 10:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,13228-13230
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC02946A, CommunicationKazuki Nakabayashi, Tomoyuki Amako, Nobuo Tajima, Michiya Fujiki, Yoshitane Imai
The fluorescent modes and signs of the circularly polarized luminescence of an axially chiral binaphthyl-pyrene organic fluorophore were successfully controlled by changing from a fluidic chloroform solution to a glassy poly(methyl methacrylate) solid film.
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Nitrogen-fixation catalyst based on graphene: every part counts

7 October, 2014 - 10:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,13319-13322
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC01950D, CommunicationYuan-Qi Le, Jia Gu, Wei Quan Tian
The catalytic profile and function of each component of a newly designed molybdenum-graphene based catalyst for nitrogen fixation are identified.
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Novel zwitterionic complexes arising from the coordination of an ambiphilic phosphorus-aluminum ligand to gold

7 October, 2014 - 10:17
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC06992G, CommunicationMarc Devillard, Emmanuel Nicolas, Christian Appelt, Jana Backs, Sonia Ladeira, Ghenwa Bouhadir, J. Chris Slootweg, W Uhl, Didier Bourissou
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A Mannich/Cyclization Cascade Process for the Asymmetric Synthesis of Spirocyclic Thioimida-zolidinexoindoles

5 October, 2014 - 09:54
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC06000H, CommunicationHong Liu, Yu Zhou, Hao Cai, Dong Zhang, Jinyi Xu
An asymmetric cascade Mannich/cyclization reaction be-tween 3-isothiocyanato oxindoles and sulfimide using a com-mercially available organocatalyst had been developed. A wide range of structurally diverse spiro[imidazolidine-4,3'-oxindole] derivatives were obtained with good...
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Visible-light-induced chemoselective reductive decarboxylative alkynylation under biomolecule-compatible conditions

5 October, 2014 - 09:54

Chem. Commun., 2015, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC06344A, CommunicationJie Yang, Jing Zhang, Li Qi, Chenchen Hu, Yiyun Chen
A visible-light-induced chemoselective reductive decarboxylative alkynylation for C(sp3)-C(sp) bond formation under biomolecule-compatible conditions.
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A DNA aptamer to c-Met inhibits cancer cell migration

5 October, 2014 - 09:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,13131-13134
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC06016D, CommunicationR. Ueki, S. Sando
CLN0003_SL1, an optimized 50-mer DNA aptamer, suppressed the metastasis-related behaviour of cancer cells. This aptamer may be a promising molecular platform for preventing tumour development and metastasis.
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A bis-cyclometalated iridium complex as a benchmark sensitizer for efficient visible-to-UV photon upconversion

5 October, 2014 - 09:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,13111-13113
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC05718J, CommunicationPengfei Duan, Nobuhiro Yanai, Nobuo Kimizuka
The biggest problem in visible-to-UV photon upconversion-the quenching of upconverted emission by sensitizers-was solved by employing a superior sensitizer with less UV absorption intensity.
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Design of anticoagulant surfaces based on cellulose nanocrystals

5 October, 2014 - 09:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,13070-13072
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC05254D, CommunicationHeike M. A. Ehmann, Tamilselvan Mohan, Maria Koshanskaya, Sylvia Scheicher, Doris Breitwieser, Volker Ribitsch, Karin Stana-Kleinschek, Stefan Spirk
The anticoagulant activity of surfaces decorated with cellulose nanocrystals (CNCs) prepared via sulfuric acid hydrolysis, is explored.
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Synthesis and crystal structure of a dinuclear, monomeric MnIIp-semiquinonato complex

5 October, 2014 - 09:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,13059-13061
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC06055E, CommunicationHarutaka Nakamori, Takahiro Matsumoto, Takeshi Yatabe, Ki-Seok Yoon, Hidetaka Nakai, Seiji Ogo
The first crystal structure of a monomeric p-semiquinonato d-block complex and its reactivity toward dioxygen are described.
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Assembly of antimony doped tin oxide nanocrystals into conducting macroscopic aerogel monoliths

5 October, 2014 - 09:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,13138-13141
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC05648E, CommunicationFelix Rechberger, Gabriele Ilari, Markus Niederberger
We present the 3-dimensional assembly of preformed antimony doped tin oxide nanocrystals into conducting centimeter-sized aerogel monoliths.
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A bis(amido) ligand set that supports two-coordinate chromium in the +1, +2, and +3 oxidation states

5 October, 2014 - 09:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,13062-13065
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC06615D, CommunicationIrene C. Cai, Michael I. Lipschutz, T. Don Tilley
A bulky silylamido ligand has been used to support low-coordinate chromium complexes in various oxidation states.
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Enhanced resistive switching effect upon illumination in self-assembled NiWO4 nano-nests

5 October, 2014 - 09:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,13142-13145
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC05784H, CommunicationBai Sun, Wenxi Zhao, Lujun Wei, Hongwei Li, Peng Chen
The self-assembled NiWO4 nanosheet array is synthesized by a hydrothermal process, and a white-light controlled resistive switching memory device is demonstrated.
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Bicomponent blend-directed amplification of the alkyl chain effect on the 2D structures

5 October, 2014 - 09:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,13146-13149
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC04624B, CommunicationYoshihiro Kikkawa, Manami Ishitsuka, Ayumi Kashiwada, Seiji Tsuzuki, Kazuhisa Hiratani
The 2D structures of bicomponent blends in isobutenyl compounds were observed by using scanning tunneling microscopy at the solid/liquid interface. Amplification of the alkyl chain effect was found on the 2D structures.
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Monovalent maleimide functionalization of gold nanoparticles via copper-free click chemistry

5 October, 2014 - 09:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,13157-13160
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC05909C, CommunicationOpen Access Open Access Creative Commons Licence&nbsp This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported Licence.D. J. Nieves, N. S. Azmi, R. Xu, R. Levy, E. A. Yates, D. G. Fernig
A single maleimide was installed onto the self-assembled monolayer of gold nanoparticles by copper-free click chemistry. Simple covalent biofunctionalisation is demonstrated by coupling fibroblast growth factor 2 and an oligosaccharide in a 1 : 1 stoichiometry by thiol-Michael addition.
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Synthesis of methyl propanoate by Baeyer-Villiger monooxygenases

5 October, 2014 - 09:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,13034-13036
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC06489E, CommunicationHugo L. van Beek, Remko T. Winter, Graham R. Eastham, Marco W. Fraaije
The smallest asymmetric ketone 2-butanone (1) could be converted by several Baeyer-Villiger monooxygenases into the abnormal product methyl propanoate (3), as opposed to the normal product ethyl acetate (2) when a chemical Baeyer-Villiger oxidation is performed.
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An optimised scalable synthesis of H2O@C60 and a new synthesis of H2@C60

5 October, 2014 - 09:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,13037-13040
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC06198E, CommunicationAndrea Krachmalnicoff, Malcolm H. Levitt, Richard J. Whitby
New efficient and practical routes to H2O@C60, D2O@C60 and H2@C60 are described.
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Mechanism of action of the uridyl peptide antibiotics: an unexpected link to a protein-protein interaction site in translocase MraY

5 October, 2014 - 09:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,13023-13025
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC06516F, CommunicationMaria T. Rodolis, Agnes Mihalyi, Christian Ducho, Kornelia Eitel, Bertolt Gust, Rebecca J. M. Goss, Timothy D. H. Bugg
The pacidamycin and muraymycin uridyl peptide antibiotics show some structural resemblance to an Arg-Trp-x-x-Trp sequence motif for protein-protein interaction between bacteriophage [curly or open phi]X174 protein E and E. coli translocase MraY.
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eMethylsorb: electrochemical quantification of DNA methylation at CpG resolution using DNA-gold affinity interactions

5 October, 2014 - 09:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,13153-13156
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC06732K, CommunicationAbu Ali Ibn Sina, Sidney Howell, Laura G. Carrascosa, Sakandar Rauf, Muhammad J. A. Shiddiky, Matt Trau
Base dependent affinity interaction of DNA with gold has been utilised to electrochemically quantify the methylation status of bisulphite treated DNA samples.
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A high-performance electrocatalyst for oxygen evolution reactions based on electrochemical post-treatment of ultrathin carbon layer coated cobalt nanoparticles

5 October, 2014 - 09:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,13019-13022
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC05953K, CommunicationQingqing Xiao, Yuxia Zhang, Xin Guo, Lin Jing, Zhiyu Yang, Yifei Xue, Yi-Ming Yan, Kening Sun
A simple electrochemical post-treatment of an ultrathin carbon layer coated metallic cobalt hybrid (Co@C) generates an ECPT-Co@C hybrid as a novel OER electrocatalyst with excellent activity.
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Metal ion promoted tautomerization and C-N bond cleavage: conversion of catechol to a p-benzoquinone derivative

5 October, 2014 - 09:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,13073-13076
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC05286B, CommunicationPinaki Saha, Amit Saha Roy, Thomas Weyhermuller, Prasanta Ghosh
Metal ion promoted conversion of catechol to a p-quinone derivative is reported.
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