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Tuning macrocycles to design 'turn-on' fluorescence probes for manganese(II) sensing in live cells

1 February, 2015 - 15:17

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,2605-2608
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC09542A, CommunicationSubha Bakthavatsalam, Anindita Sarkar, Ananya Rakshit, Shubhi Jain, Amit Kumar, Ankona Datta
We report novel 'turn-on' fluorescence probes for imaging Mn2+ in live cells.
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Functionalized cyclopentenes through a tandem NHC-catalyzed dynamic kinetic resolution and ambient temperature decarboxylation: mechanistic insight and synthetic application

1 February, 2015 - 15:17

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,2690-2693
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC09308A, CommunicationDaniel T. Cohen, Ryne C. Johnston, Nicholas T. Rosson, Paul Ha-Yeon Cheong, Karl A. Scheidt
An unusual room temperature [small beta]-lactone decarboxylation facilitated a five-step enantioselective formal synthesis of the cyclopentane core of an estrogen receptor [small beta]-agonist.
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An easy-to-detect nona-arginine peptide for epidermal targeting

1 February, 2015 - 15:17

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,2687-2689
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC08737B, CommunicationSylvain Clede, Nicolas Delsuc, Cecile Laugel, Francois Lambert, Christophe Sandt, Arlette Baillet-Guffroy, Clotilde Policar
A nona-arginine peptide conjugated with a Re-tricarbonyl IR and fluorescent probe (SCoMPI) accumulates at the epidermis without reaching the dermis.
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Electrochemical synthesis of small-sized red fluorescent graphene quantum dots as a bioimaging platform

1 February, 2015 - 15:17

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,2544-2546
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC09332A, CommunicationXiaoyun Tan, Yunchao Li, Xiaohong Li, Shixin Zhou, Louzhen Fan, Shihe Yang
We report water-soluble, 3 nm uniform-sized graphene quantum dots (GQDs) with red emission prepared by electrochemical exfoliation of graphite in K2S2O8 solution. Such GQDs show a great potential as biological labels for cellular imaging.
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A near-infrared light-controlled system for reversible presentation of bioactive ligands using polypeptide-engineered functionalized gold nanorods

1 February, 2015 - 15:17

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,2569-2572
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC09516B, CommunicationJie Yang, Ming-Hao Yao, Ming-Shuo Du, Rui-Mei Jin, Dong-Hui Zhao, Jun Ma, Zhi-Ya Ma, Yuan-Di Zhao, Bo Liu
A hybrid platform with polypeptide-engineered functionalized gold nanorods has been designed for reversible presentation of immobilized bioactive ligands by near-infrared light.
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Integration of rigid and flexible organic parts for the construction of a homochiral metal-organic framework with high porosity

1 February, 2015 - 15:17

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,2565-2568
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC09821H, CommunicationZhong-Xuan Xu, Yan-Xi Tan, Hong-Ru Fu, Yao Kang, Jian Zhang
A pair of predesigned proline derivative ligands was used to construct a pair of homochiral metal-organic frameworks with high porosity.
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Non-volatile organic transistor memory devices using the poly(4-vinylpyridine)-based supramolecular electrets

1 February, 2015 - 15:17

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,2562-2564
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC09667C, CommunicationY.-H. Chou, Y.-C. Chiu, W.-Y. Lee, W.-C. Chen
Non-volatile transistor memory devices based on hydrogen-bonded supramolecular electrets consisting of poly(4-vinylpyridine) and hydroxyl conjugated molecules.
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The X-ray structure of the primary adducts formed in the reaction between cisplatin and cytochrome c

1 February, 2015 - 15:17

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,2559-2561
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC09056J, CommunicationGiarita Ferraro, Luigi Messori, Antonello Merlino
In the present study, the interactions between cisplatin and cytochrome c are investigated.
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Photo-controlled targeted intracellular delivery of both nitric oxide and singlet oxygen using a fluorescence-trackable ruthenium nitrosyl functional nanoplatform

1 February, 2015 - 15:17

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,2555-2558
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC09869B, CommunicationHui-Jing Xiang, Lu An, Wei-Wei Tang, Shi-Ping Yang, Jin-Gang Liu
A multifunctional nitric oxide (NO) delivery nanoplatform that combines functionalities of target directing, fluorescence tracking, and photo-controlled target attacking was developed.
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Tuning the pore sizes of novel silica membranes for improved gas permeation properties via an in situ reaction between NH3 and Si-H groups

1 February, 2015 - 15:17

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,2551-2554
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC09159K, CommunicationMasakoto Kanezashi, Rui Matsugasako, Hiromasa Tawarayama, Hiroki Nagasawa, Tomohisa Yoshioka, Toshinori Tsuru
The tuning of pore sizes in triethoxysilane (TRIES)-derived membranes via an in situ reaction between NH3 and Si-H groups at high temperatures.
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Rapid ultrasonic isothermal amplification of DNA with multiplexed melting analysis - applications in the clinical diagnosis of sexually transmitted diseases

1 February, 2015 - 15:17

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,2589-2592
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC08389J, CommunicationOpen Access Open Access Creative Commons Licence&nbsp This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported Licence.Gaolian Xu, Rory N. Gunson, Jonathan M. Cooper, Julien Reboud
We demonstrate an acoustic platform for the multiplexed isothermal amplification of sexually transmitted diseases. The use of surface acoustic waves (SAW) enabled faster detection with high sensitivity down to 10 copies.
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Decontamination of nanoparticles from aqueous samples using supramolecular gels

1 February, 2015 - 15:17

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,2547-2550
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC08888C, CommunicationAmit Patwa, Jerome Labille, Jean-Yves Bottero, Alain Thiery, Philippe Barthelemy
We report for the first time, a facile and general method for the quantitative removal of nanoparticles from aqueous waste using supramolecular gels.
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Reversible Janus particle assembly via responsive host-guest interactions

1 February, 2015 - 15:17

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,2725-2727
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC09672J, CommunicationOpen Access Open Access Creative Commons Licence&nbsp This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported Licence.Ying Zhou, Dongsheng Wang, Shilin Huang, Gunter Auernhammer, Yujian He, Hans-Jurgen Butt, Si Wu
Self-assembly of Janus particles is reversibly controlled by responsive host-guest interactions of cyclodextrin and azobenzene.
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A mitochondria-targetable fluorescent probe for peroxynitrite: fast response and high selectivity

1 February, 2015 - 15:17

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,2721-2724
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC09122A, CommunicationHongxing Zhang, Jing Liu, Yuan-Qiang Sun, Yingying Huo, Yaohua Li, Weizhi Liu, Xiao Wu, Nishu Zhu, Yawei Shi, Wei Guo
A mitochondria-targetable fluorescence probe, methyl(4-hydroxyphenyl)amino-substituted pyronin (1), was exploited, which could highly selectively sense peroxynitrite (ONOO-) within seconds.
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On the role of the surface oxygen species during A-H (A = C, N, O) bond activation: a density functional theory study

1 February, 2015 - 15:17

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,2621-2624
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC08658A, CommunicationJong Suk Yoo, Tuhin S. Khan, Frank Abild-Pedersen, Jens K. Norskov, Felix Studt
During A-H (A = C, N, O) bond cleavage on O* or OH* pre-covered (111) surfaces, the oxygen species play the role of modifying the reaction energy by changing the species involved in the initial and final states of the reaction.
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Oxygen adsorption-induced surface segregation of titanium oxide by activation in carbon nanofibers for maximizing photocatalytic performance

1 February, 2015 - 15:17

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,2718-2720
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC09678A, CommunicationSung-In Lee, Seong-Mu Jo, Han-Ik Joh, Myong-Hoon Lee, Sungho Lee
This research demonstrates a simple method for synthesizing titanium dioxide nanoparticle-decorated carbon nanofibers.
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Nitrogen-doped Fe/Fe3C@graphitic layer/carbon nanotube hybrids derived from MOFs: efficient bifunctional electrocatalysts for ORR and OER

1 February, 2015 - 15:17

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,2710-2713
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC09062D, CommunicationJi-Sen Li, Shun-Li Li, Yu-Jia Tang, Min Han, Zhi-Hui Dai, Jian-Chun Bao, Ya-Qian Lan
A novel nitrogen-doped Fe/Fe3C@graphitic layer/carbon nanotube hybrid derived from MOFs has been first fabricated by a facile approach. The hybrid exhibited outstanding bifunctional electrocatalytic activity for ORR and OER.
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A novel rechargeable battery with a magnesium anode, a titanium dioxide cathode, and a magnesium borohydride/tetraglyme electrolyte

1 February, 2015 - 15:17

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,2641-2644
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC08774G, CommunicationShuojian Su, Zhenguo Huang, Yanna NuLi, Felure Tuerxun, Jun Yang, Jiulin Wang
Commercial TiO2 in a compatible electrolyte of 0.5 mol L-1 Mg(BH4)2/LiBH4/TG ([LiBH4] = 1.5 mol L-1) delivers high specific capacity, and excellent cycling stability and rate capability. This work opens up a new alternative for the development of rechargeable magnesium batteries.
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Construction of a supported Ru complex on bifunctional MOF-253 for photocatalytic CO2 reduction under visible light

1 February, 2015 - 15:17

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,2645-2648
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC09797A, CommunicationDengrong Sun, Yanhong Gao, Jinlong Fu, Xianchong Zeng, Zhongning Chen, Zhaohui Li
A MOF-253 supported active Ru carbonyl complex (MOF-253-Ru(CO)2Cl2) was constructed for photocatalytic CO2 reduction under visible light irradiation. The photocatalytic performance can be further improved by immobilization of Ru(bpy)2Cl2 as a photosensitizer.
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pH-controlled polymorphism in a layered dysprosium phosphonate and its impact on the magnetization relaxation

1 February, 2015 - 15:17

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,2649-2652
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC09341K, CommunicationDai Zeng, Min Ren, Song-Song Bao, Jian-Shen Feng, Li Li, Li-Min Zheng
This communication reports two polymorphic dysprosium compounds that exhibit slow relaxation of magnetization with significantly different energy barriers.
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