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Low temperature chemical reduction of fusional sodium metasilicate nonahydrate into a honeycomb porous silicon nanostructure

4 June, 2014 - 03:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,6856-6859
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC00888J, CommunicationJianwen Liang, Denghu Wei, Ning Lin, Youngchun Zhu, Xiaona Li, Jingjing Zhang, Long Fan, Yitai Qian
A new straightforward access to honeycomb porous silicon based on a low temperature (200 [degree]C) magnesiothermic reduction reaction is described.
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Selective homocysteine turn-on fluorescent probes and their bioimaging applications

4 June, 2014 - 03:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,6967-6969
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC00243A, CommunicationHye Yeon Lee, Yoon Pyo Choi, Sunkyung Kim, Taejin Yoon, Zhiqian Guo, Songyi Lee, K. M. K. Swamy, Gyoungmi Kim, Jin Yong Lee, Injae Shin, Juyoung Yoon
The design and development of new pyrene-based fluorescent probes, P-Hcy-1 and P-Hcy-2, which display selective fluorescence enhancements in response to homocysteine (Hcy), are described.
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On the hydrates of codeine phosphate: the remarkable influence of hydrogen bonding on the crystal size

4 June, 2014 - 03:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,6970-6972
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC01430H, CommunicationOpen Access Open Access Creative Commons Licence&nbsp This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported Licence.Tomce Runcevski, Gjorgji Petrusevski, Petre Makreski, Sonja Ugarkovic, Robert E. Dinnebier
The strong influence of water molecules on the crystal size and shape of codeine phosphate hydrates is reported.
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A triangular triplatinum(0) complex with bridging germylene ligands: insertion of alkynes into the Pt-Ge bond rather than the Pt-Pt bond

4 June, 2014 - 03:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,6839-6842
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC00727A, CommunicationMakoto Tanabe, Kimiya Tanaka, Shumpei Omine, Kohtaro Osakada
A triangular triplatinum(0) complex with bridging germylene ligands was prepared and fully characterized. The Pt3Ge3 core is bonded with electron-releasing GePh2 and PMe3 ligands. Insertion of alkyne into the Pt-Ge bonds results in the formation of germaplatinacyclic compounds.
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Pentaarylbiimidazole, PABI: an easily synthesized fast photochromic molecule with superior durability

2 June, 2014 - 02:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC03137G, CommunicationHiroaki Yamashita, Jiro Abe
We have developed a new type of fast photochromic imidazole dimer, pentaarylbiimidazole (PABI), which shows a few [small mu ]s fast photochromism having the high fatigue resistance against light irradiation.
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Synergistic combination therapy using a lipid shell-droplet core nanosphere with tunable thickness

2 June, 2014 - 02:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC02717E, CommunicationChia-Wei Su, Ting-Hsi Fan, Wei-Ming Li, San-Yuan Chen
A combinational drug delivery carrier composed of an internal droplet core and a thickness-controllable shell was developed to co-deliver paclitaxel, doxorubicin and quantum dots simultaneously for acting on different biological signaling pathways synergistically and achieving in vitro fluorescence imaging, chemotherapeutic and oxidation therapy.
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Turning unreactive copper acetylides into remarkably powerful and mild alkyne transfer reagents by oxidative umpolung

2 June, 2014 - 02:54
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC03198A, Feature ArticleGwilherm Evano, Kevin Jouvin, Cedric Theunissen, Celine Guissart, Anouar Laouiti, Cedric Tresse, Jeremy Heimburger, Yassine Bouhoute, Romain Veillard, Morgan Lecomte, Antoine Nitelet, Stephane Schweizer, Nicolas Blanchard, Carole Alayrac, Annie Claude Gaumont
This isn't breaking news: copper acetylides, readily available polymeric rock-stable solids, have been known for more than a century to be unreactive species and piteous nucleophiles. This lack of reactivity...
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Synthesis, structure and reactivity of a 1-bromoalumole

2 June, 2014 - 02:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC03470H, CommunicationTatsuya Wasano, Tomohiro Agou, Takahiro Sasamori, Norihiro Tokitoh
A stable 1-bromoalumole has been synthesized, and its structure and reactivities against nucleophiles have been investigated.
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Hydrophobic radicals embedded in neutral surfactants for dynamic nuclear polarization of aqueous environments at 9.4 Tesla

2 June, 2014 - 02:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC02152E, CommunicationMoreno Lelli, Aaron J. Rossini, Gilles Casano, Olivier Ouari, Paul Tordo, Anne Lesage, Lyndon Emsley
Large DNP enhancements of NMR signals are demonstrated from hydrophobic radicals solubilised in aqueous environments by biologically compatible neutral amphiphiles.
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Palladium-catalyzed formal arylacylation of allenes employing acid chlorides and arylboronic acids

2 June, 2014 - 02:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC03173C, CommunicationKenta Tatsumi, Tetsuaki Fujihara, Jun Terao, Yasushi Tsuji
Palladium-catalyzed formal arylacylation of allenes using acid chlorides and arylboronic acids proceeded regio- and stereoselectively.
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Mitochondria-targeted colorimetric and fluorescent probes for hypochlorite and their applications for in vivo imaging

2 June, 2014 - 02:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC02673J, CommunicationJi-Ting Hou, Ming-Yu Wu, Kun Li, Jin Yang, Kang-Kang Yu, Yong-Mei Xie, Xiao-Qi Yu
Two probes that exhibited high sensitivity and excellent selectivity toward ClO- among ROS with a rapid response time were presented, which could selectively detect ClO- in the mitochondria of the cells.
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Transfer printing of metal nanoring and nanodot arrays for use in catalytic reactions

2 June, 2014 - 02:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC02939A, CommunicationSang Ho Lee, Sung Mook Choi, Seungha Yoon, Huisu Jeong, Gun Young Jung, Beong Ki Cho, Won Bae Kim
Printable metal nanoring and nanodot catalyst arrays were developed using the stamping platforms with the ring- and dot-shaped tips.
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Ruthenium catalysed C-H bond borylation

2 June, 2014 - 02:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,6782-6784
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC02096K, CommunicationJose A. Fernandez-Salas, Simone Manzini, Lorenzo Piola, Alexandra M. Z. Slawin, Steven P. Nolan
An easily prepared series of phenylindenyldihydridosilyl ruthenium complexes (2a-2d) was obtained by reaction of tertiary silanes with the commercially-available [RuCl(3-phenylindenyl)(PPh3)2] (1).
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Connection of zinc paddle-wheels in a pto-type metal-organic framework with 2-methylimidazolate and subsequent incorporation of charged organic guests

2 June, 2014 - 02:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,6785-6788
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC01501K, CommunicationNakeun Ko, Kyungkyou Noh, Siyoung Sung, Hye Jeong Park, Sang Youn Park, Jaheon Kim
2-Methylimidazolate (mIm) connects the Zn2 paddle-wheels in a pto type framework, leading to an anionic metal-organic framework.
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Introducing charge transfer functionality into prebiotically relevant [small beta]-sheet peptide fibrils

2 June, 2014 - 02:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,6733-6736
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC00717D, CommunicationDenis Ivnitski, Moran Amit, Boris Rubinov, Rivka Cohen-Luria, Nurit Ashkenasy, Gonen Ashkenasy
Amphiphilic peptide possessing non-natural aromatic groups forms fibrils consisting long range [small pi]-stacking interactions. Being similar to previously studied replicator the peptide is suggested as future component in functional self-synthesizing materials.
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Multivalent comb-type aptamer-siRNA conjugates for efficient and selective intracellular delivery

2 June, 2014 - 02:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,6765-6767
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC01620C, CommunicationHyundong Yoo, Hyosook Jung, Seung An Kim, Hyejung Mok
In this study, a simple and efficient strategy for selective intracellular delivery of RNA therapeutics into target cancer cells was designed using direct complementary base pairing between chemically conjugated multimeric antisense strands and aptamer-incorporating sense strands.
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Facile access to 3,5-symmetrically disubstituted 1,2,4-thiadiazoles through phosphovanadomolybdic acid catalyzed aerobic oxidative dimerization of primary thioamides

2 June, 2014 - 02:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,6748-6750
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC02313G, CommunicationKazuhisa Yajima, Kazuya Yamaguchi, Noritaka Mizuno
Phosphovanadomolybdic acids can efficiently catalyze aerobic oxidative dimerization of various kinds of primary thioamides.
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A new type of carbon nitride-based polymer composite for enhanced photocatalytic hydrogen production

2 June, 2014 - 02:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,6762-6764
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC00397G, CommunicationZheng Xing, Zhigang Chen, Xu Zong, Lianzhou Wang
This communication reports on a new type of composite photocatalysts using a conducting polymer PEDOT as a hole transport pathway for promoting charge separation in photocatalytic hydrogen production.
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[small pi]-Extended tetrathiafulvalene BODIPY (ex-TTF-BODIPY): a redox switched "on-off-on" electrochromic system with two near-infrared fluorescent outputs

2 June, 2014 - 02:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,6758-6761
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC02567A, CommunicationNathan L. Bill, Jong Min Lim, Christina M. Davis, Steffen Bahring, Jan O. Jeppesen, Dongho Kim, Jonathan L. Sessler
Ex-TTF-BODIPY functions as a near-IR electrochromic and electrofluorochromic switch, displaying redox controlled "on-off-on" emission features.
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Flexible patterned micro-electrochemical capacitors based on PEDOT

2 June, 2014 - 02:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,6789-6792
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC02280G, CommunicationLishuang Fan, Naiqing Zhang, Kening Sun
We reported fabrication of patterned flexible MECs using inkjet printing. The obtained flexible MECs exhibited a very high specific capacitance of 6.4 mF cm-2, and revealed long-term cycling stability.
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