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The versatility of furfuryl alcohols and furanoxonium ions in synthesis

16 June, 2014 - 06:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,7223-7242
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC01196A, Feature ArticleMatthew J. Palframan, Gerald Pattenden
Substituted furfuryl alcohols are extraordinarily versatile starting materials in synthesis.
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Immobilizing Ni nanoparticles to mesoporous silica with size and location control via a polyol-assisted route for coking- and sintering-resistant dry reforming of methane

16 June, 2014 - 06:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,7250-7253
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC01441C, CommunicationTing Xie, Liyi Shi, Jianping Zhang, Dengsong Zhang
Highly dispersed Ni nanoparticles in mesoporous silica were achieved via using polyol as new delivery conveyors and removable carbon templates.
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Shear induced fabrication of intertwined single walled carbon nanotube rings

12 June, 2014 - 05:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC03126A, CommunicationKasturi Vimalanathan, Xianjue Chen, Colin L. Raston
Stable nanorings of SWCNTs devoid of surfactants are accessible by combining liquid-liquid interfacial tension and mechanoenergy within an energy efficient thin film microfluidic vortex fluidic device (VFD).
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Ditopic boronic acid and imine-based naphthalimide fluorescence sensor for copper(II)

12 June, 2014 - 05:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC03453H, CommunicationOpen Access Open Access Creative Commons Licence&nbsp This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported Licence.Meng Li, Haobo Ge, Rory L. Arrowsmith, Vincenzo Mirabello, Stanley W. Botchway, Weihong Zhu, Sofia I. Pascu, Tony D. James
Copper ions are essential for many biological processes.
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A photothermal cell viability-reporting theranostic nanoprobe for intraoperative optical ablation and tracking of tumors

12 June, 2014 - 05:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC01823K, CommunicationShuqi Wu, Shoufa Han, Jiahuai Han, Xinhui Su
A photothermal acid-responsive nanoprobe was developed for intraoperative detection and photothermal killing of tumors, and tracking of therapeutic effects.
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NH3 treatment of TiO2 nanotubes: from N-doping to semimetallic conductivity

12 June, 2014 - 05:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC02069C, CommunicationShaeel A. Al-Thabaiti, Robert Hahn, Ning Liu, Robin Kirchgeorg, Seulgi So, Patrik Schmuki, Sulaiman N. Basahel, Salem M. Bawaked
Synthesis of TiN nanotube arrays with metal-like conductivity.
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Convergent heteroditopic cyclo[6]aramides as macrocyclic ion-pair receptors for constructing [2]pseudorotaxanes

12 June, 2014 - 05:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC02557A, CommunicationJinchuan Hu, Long Chen, Jie Shen, Jian Luo, Pengchi Deng, Yi Ren, Huaqiang Zeng, Wen Feng, Lihua Yuan
By removing two intramolecular hydrogen bonds, cyclo[6]aramides are demonstrated to serve as convergent heteroditopic receptors with amide groups as the only functionality for organic ion pair recognition.
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Charge state-dependent catalytic activity of [Au25(SC12H25)18] nanoclusters for the two-electron reduction of dioxygen to hydrogen peroxide

12 June, 2014 - 05:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC01841A, CommunicationYizhong Lu, Yuanyuan Jiang, Xiaohui Gao, Wei Chen
The electrocatalytic activity of [Au25(SC12H25)18] clusters for H2O2 production from O2 is dependent on the charge state (-1, 0 and +1), and the maximum H2O2 production ([similar]90%) is from the negative one.
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Facile synthesis of 3D Pd-P nanoparticle networks with enhanced electrocatalytic performance towards formic acid electrooxidation

12 June, 2014 - 05:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC03282A, CommunicationJingfang Zhang, You Xu, Bin Zhang
3D Pd-P nanoparticle networks (NNs) have been successfully synthesized using a facile one-step soft-template-assisted method. The as-prepared Pd-P NNs exhibit markedly improved activity and stability towards formic acid electrooxidation over Pd NNs, commercial Pd/C and Pd-P nanoparticle aggregates (NAs).
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Control of emission colour with N-heterocyclic carbene (NHC) ligands in phosphorescent three-coordinate Cu(I) complexes

12 June, 2014 - 05:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,7176-7179
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC02037E, CommunicationValentina A. Krylova, Peter I. Djurovich, Brian L. Conley, Ralf Haiges, Matthew T. Whited, Travis J. Williams, Mark E. Thompson
A series of three phosphorescent mononuclear (NHC)-Cu(I) complexes were prepared and characterized.
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Convenient detection of HPV virus in a clinical sample using concurrent rolling circle and junction probe amplifications

12 June, 2014 - 05:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,7147-7149
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC02532F, CommunicationLei Yan, Kailong Liu, Herman O. Sintim
Concurrent cleavage of genomic duplex DNA using a cocktail of restriction endonucleases, ligation, rolling circle amplification and junction probe amplification and detection facilitated the detection of HPV virus in a clinical swab under isothermal conditions in a single tube.
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LiFePO4 nanoparticles encapsulated in graphene nanoshells for high-performance lithium-ion battery cathodes

12 June, 2014 - 05:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,7117-7119
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC02123A, CommunicationHuilong Fei, Zhiwei Peng, Yang Yang, Lei Li, Abdul-Rahman O. Raji, Errol L. G. Samuel, James M. Tour
LiFePO4 encapsulated graphene nanoshells have been prepared by solid state reaction and show superior Li+ storage properties.
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Upon the photostability of 8-nitro-cGMP and its caging as a 7-dimethylaminocoumarinyl ester

12 June, 2014 - 05:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,7120-7123
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC02828G, CommunicationAyan Samanta, Martin Thunemann, Robert Feil, Thorsten Stafforst
3[prime or minute],5[prime or minute]-Cyclic 8-nitro-GMP is photolabile, nevertheless, its photoactivation from a coumarinyl ester was achieved and applied in a phosphorylation assay.
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Intramolecular N-HCl hydrogen bonds in the outer coordination sphere of a bipyridyl bisurea-based ligand stabilize a tetrahedral FeLCl2 complex

12 June, 2014 - 05:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,7173-7175
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC02297A, CommunicationJesse V. Gavette, Christina M. Klug, Lev N. Zakharov, Matthew P. Shores, Michael M. Haley, Darren W. Johnson
A bipyridyl-bisurea ligand coordinates a tetrahedral FeCl2 complex and demonstrates secondary coordination sphere influence through intramolecular hydrogen bonding to the chloride ligands.
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A multifunctional anomeric linker for the chemoenzymatic synthesis of complex oligosaccharides

12 June, 2014 - 05:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,7132-7135
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC02222J, CommunicationAnthony R. Prudden, Zoeisha S. Chinoy, Margreet A. Wolfert, Geert-Jan Boons
A multifunctional linker makes it possible to purify enzymatically-synthesized glycans and can give compounds for microarray and analytical method development.
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Synthesis of multi-substituted vinylsilanes via copper(I)-catalyzed hydrosilylation reactions of allenes and propiolate derivatives with silylboronates

12 June, 2014 - 05:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,7195-7197
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC01722F, CommunicationYun-He Xu, Liu-Hai Wu, Jun Wang, Teck-Peng Loh
An efficient and general copper(I)-catalyzed method for the synthesis of multi-substituted vinylsilanes is reported.
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A novel iron complex for highly efficient catalytic hydrogen generation from the hydrolysis of organosilanes

12 June, 2014 - 05:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,7191-7194
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC02852J, CommunicationAlan Kay Liang Teo, Wai Yip Fan
Hydrolytic oxidation of silanes to dihydrogen and silanols catalyzed by an iron-based catalyst.
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Aryloxymaleimides for cysteine modification, disulfide bridging and the dual functionalization of disulfide bonds

12 June, 2014 - 05:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,7139-7142
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC02107J, CommunicationCristina Marculescu, Hanno Kossen, Rachel E. Morgan, Patrick Mayer, Sally A. Fletcher, Berend Tolner, Kerry A. Chester, Lyn H. Jones, James R. Baker
Aryloxymaleimides represent 'next generation maleimides' of attenuated reactivity. We demonstrate their use in establishing novel bioconjugation procedures at disulfide bonds.
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Humidity-triggered self-healing films with excellent oxygen barrier performance

12 June, 2014 - 05:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,7136-7138
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC01970A, CommunicationYibo Dou, Awu Zhou, Ting Pan, Jingbin Han, Min Wei, David G. Evans, Xue Duan
Hybrid films were fabricated via layer-by-layer assembly of layered double hydroxide (LDH) nanoplatelets and poly(sodium styrene-4-sulfonate) (PSS) followed by incorporation of poly(vinyl alcohol) (PVA), which show excellent oxygen barrier performance with humidity-triggered self-healing capability.
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A near-infrared-emitting fluorescent probe for monitoring mitochondrial pH

12 June, 2014 - 05:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,7184-7187
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC01390E, CommunicationPing Li, Haibin Xiao, Yinfang Cheng, Wen Zhang, Fang Huang, Wei Zhang, Hui Wang, Bo Tang
We describe a new fluorescent probe with near-infrared emission and unusually large Stokes shift. It accurately and dynamically estimates small changes in mitochondrial pH.
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