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Magnetic, superhydrophobic and durable silicone sponges and their applications in removal of organic pollutants from water

26 June, 2014 - 08:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,7831-7833
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC03045A, CommunicationLingxiao Li, Bucheng Li, Lei Wu, Xia Zhao, Junping Zhang
Magnetic, superhydrophobic and durable silicone sponges are fabricated for selectively absorbing floating oils, heavy oils and even emulsified oils.
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An efficient synthetic route to stable bis(carbene)borylenes [(L1)(L2)BH]

26 June, 2014 - 08:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,7837-7839
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC03497J, CommunicationDavid A. Ruiz, Mohand Melaimi, Guy Bertrand
Two unsymmetrically substituted bis(carbene)borylene adducts [(L1)(L2)BH] and a radical cation [(L1)(L2)BH[radical dot]+, X-] are prepared by two- and one-electron reduction, respectively.
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Engineering the specificity of trehalose phosphorylase as a general strategy for the production of glycosyl phosphates

26 June, 2014 - 08:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,7834-7836
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC02202E, CommunicationChao Chen, Jef Van der Borght, Rob De Vreese, Matthias D'hooghe, Wim Soetaert, Tom Desmet
A variant of trehalose phosphorylase was created that displays a modified specificity and can be used for the anomeric phosphorylation of galactose in a two-step process.
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The anion-binding polyanion: a molecular cobalt vanadium oxide with anion-sensitive visual response

26 June, 2014 - 08:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,7840-7843
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC03827D, CommunicationAndrey Seliverstov, Johannes Forster, Magdalena Heiland, Johannes Unfried, Carsten Streb
A polyanionic cobalt vanadate cluster is reported which acts as a reversible anion binding site for carboxylates and halides with visual binding signaling in solution.
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Site-specific fluorescence labelling of RNA using bio-orthogonal reaction of trans-cyclooctene and tetrazine

26 June, 2014 - 08:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,7844-7847
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC02435D, CommunicationP. N. Asare-Okai, E. Agustin, D. Fabris, M. Royzen
A cytidine triphosphate analogue modified with a trans-cyclooctene group was incorporated into the sequence of miR-122 by in vitro transcription.
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Acid-free regioselective aminocarbonylation of alkenes

26 June, 2014 - 08:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,7848-7851
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC02167C, CommunicationHuizhen Liu, Ning Yan, Paul J. Dyson
An efficient method for the synthesis of N-aryl monosubstituted carboxamides via the Pd-catalyzed carbonylation of alkenes with CO and amines is described.
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Terbium(III)-cholate functionalized vesicles as luminescent indicators for the enzymatic conversion of dihydroxynaphthalene diesters

26 June, 2014 - 08:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,7852-7854
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC03724C, CommunicationStefan Balk, Uday Maitra, Burkhard Konig
The phosphorescence intensity of unilamellar DOPC vesicles with embedded Tb3+-cholate complexes depends on the concentration of dihydroxynaphthalene (DHN) as sensitizer in solution.
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Dual pH-triggered multistage drug delivery systems based on host-guest interaction-associated polymeric nanogels

26 June, 2014 - 08:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,7824-7827
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC03120B, CommunicationMinghui Zan, Junjie Li, Shizhong Luo, Zhishen Ge
The multistage polymeric nanogel delivery systems were constructed via host-guest interactions, which showed tumor acidity-triggered disassembly into smaller nanoparticles for deep tissue penetration, high-efficiency cellular uptake, and intracellular endo-lysosomal pH-responsive drug release.
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A self-assembled conformational switch: a host-guest stabilized triple stem molecular beacon via a photoactivated and thermal regeneration mode

26 June, 2014 - 08:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,7803-7805
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC01651C, CommunicationLeiliang He, Xiaohai Yang, Kemin Wang, Qing Wang, Fang Zhao, Jin Huang, Jianbo Liu
A novel strategy for construction of a conformational switch is presented with a combination of DNA self-assembly and reversible host-guest inclusion interaction.
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Aqueous aerobic oxidation of alkyl arenes and alcohols catalyzed by copper(II) phthalocyanine supported on three-dimensional nitrogen-doped graphene at room temperature

26 June, 2014 - 08:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,7855-7857
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC01406E, CommunicationMojtaba Mahyari, Mohammad Sadegh Laeini, Ahmad Shaabani
Copper(II) tetrasulfophthalocyanine supported on three-dimensional nitrogen-doped graphene-based frameworks was synthesized and introduced as a bifunctional catalyst for selective aerobic oxidation of alkyl arenes and alcohols.
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Star block-copolymers: enzyme-inspired catalysts for oxidation of alcohols in water

26 June, 2014 - 08:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,7862-7865
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC03370A, CommunicationClement Mugemana, Ba-Tian Chen, Konstantin V. Bukhryakov, Valentin Rodionov
We describe a family of star block-copolymers rationally designed for enzyme-inspired catalysis of alcohol oxidation in water.
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Multiple and antagonistic effects of water on intrinsic physical properties of model Fischer-Tropsch cobalt catalysts evidenced by in situ X-ray diffraction

26 June, 2014 - 08:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,7866-7869
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC00947A, CommunicationJ. Scalbert, C. Legens, I. Clemencon, A.-L. Taleb, L. Sorbier, F. Diehl
Oxidising cobalt with a rate depending on particle size, water leads to agglomerated particles with smaller crystalline coherent domain size.
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Propargylamine-isothiocyanate reaction: efficient conjugation chemistry in aqueous media

26 June, 2014 - 08:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,7800-7802
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC00863D, CommunicationH. M.-F. Viart, T. S. Larsen, C. Tassone, T. L. Andresen, M. H. Clausen
We describe a high-yielding, additive-free coupling reaction between propargyl amines and isothiocyanates in aqueous media that affords cyclized conjugation products.
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Enantioselective intramolecular propargylic amination using chiral copper-pybox complexes as catalysts

26 June, 2014 - 08:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,7874-7877
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC01676A, CommunicationOpen Access Open Access Creative Commons Licence&nbsp This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported Licence.Masashi Shibata, Kazunari Nakajima, Yoshiaki Nishibayashi
Intramolecular propargylic amination of propargylic acetates bearing an amino group at the suitable position in the presence of chiral copper-pybox complexes proceeds enantioselectively to give optically active 1-ethynyl-isoindolines (up to 98% ee).
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A robust DNA interface on a silicon electrode

26 June, 2014 - 08:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,7878-7880
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC03418J, CommunicationOpen Access Open Access Creative Commons Licence&nbsp This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported Licence.Pauline Michaels, Muhammad Tanzirul Alam, Simone Ciampi, William Rouesnel, Stephen G. Parker, Moinul H. Choudhury, J. Justin Gooding
Schematic of a DNA sensing interface formed on oxide-free silicon electrodes that both resist nonspecific adsorption of DNA and maintains stable electrical properties in biological media.
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Peptide-catalyzed kinetic resolution of planar-chiral metallocenes

26 June, 2014 - 08:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,7893-7896
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC03266G, CommunicationMidori Akiyama, Kengo Akagawa, Hidetake Seino, Kazuaki Kudo
Kinetic resolution of racemic planar-chiral metallocenes was performed by a resin-supported peptide catalyst, in which low-molecular-weight organocatalysts were not effective.
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Ultrathin MnO2 nanoflakes as efficient catalysts for oxygen reduction reaction

26 June, 2014 - 08:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,7885-7888
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC02781G, CommunicationChao Wei, Linghui Yu, Chenlong Cui, Jiadan Lin, Chen Wei, Nripan Mathews, Fengwei Huo, Thirumany Sritharan, Zhichuan Xu
Manganese dioxide nanoflakes showed a much higher mass activity than other manganese based oxides as well as doped nano carbons.
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Chemoselective reduction of [small alpha]-keto amides using nickel catalysts

26 June, 2014 - 08:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,7881-7884
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC02744B, CommunicationN. Chary Mamillapalli, Govidasamy Sekar
Ni-catalysts are used for the first time to synthesize [small alpha]-hydroxy amides and [small beta]-amino alcohols from [small alpha]-keto amides by chemoselective and complete reduction using hydrosilanes.
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Surface chemistry and entrapment of magnesium nanoparticles into polymeric micelles: a highly biocompatible tool for photothermal therapy

26 June, 2014 - 08:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,7783-7786
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC01513D, CommunicationE. Locatelli, P. Matteini, F. Sasdelli, A. Pucci, M. Chiariello, V. Molinari, R. Pini, M. Comes Franchini
A novel highly biocompatible nanosystem containing Mg nanoparticles is reported, characterized and tested as a suitable and non-toxic tool for photothermal therapy.
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Distance-determined sensitivity in attenuated total reflection-surface enhanced infrared absorption spectroscopy: aptamer-antigen compared to antibody-antigen

26 June, 2014 - 08:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,7787-7789
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC01920B, CommunicationWen-Jing Bao, Zhen-Dong Yan, Min Wang, Yun Zhao, Jian Li, Kang Wang, Xing-Hua Xia, Zhen-Lin Wang
Distance-dependent signal intensity in immunoassay by ATR-SEIRAS is demonstrated by controlling the distance of target proteins away from the enhancement substrate.
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