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Insights into an intriguing gas sorption mechanism in a polar metal-organic framework with open-metal sites and narrow channels

16 June, 2014 - 06:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,7283-7286
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC03070B, CommunicationKatherine A. Forrest, Tony Pham, Keith McLaughlin, Adam Hogan, Brian Space
The metal-organic framework (MOF) [Cu(Me-4py-trz-ia)] exhibits an intriguing sorption mechanism for H2 and CO2 as discerned through molecular simulations.
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Intracellular gold nanoparticle aggregation and their potential applications in photodynamic therapy

16 June, 2014 - 06:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,7287-7290
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC02376E, CommunicationYamin Yang, Yue Hu, Henry Du, Hongjun Wang
Intracellular formation of Au NP aggregates based on the electrostatic interaction between oppositely charged Au NPs, which can further promote singlet oxygen generation upon light irradiation to improve the therapeutic efficiency of Au NP-enhanced photodynamic therapy of cancer (M: mitochondria; L: lysosome).
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Na+-functionalized carbon quantum dots: a new draw solute in forward osmosis for seawater desalination

16 June, 2014 - 06:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,7318-7321
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC01603C, CommunicationChun Xian Guo, Dieling Zhao, Qipeng Zhao, Peng Wang, Xianmao Lu
A new type of draw solute is developed, demonstrating a high forward osmosis water flux and negligible reverse solute permeation.
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Interfacial mass transfer by controlled multilayer disassembly

16 June, 2014 - 06:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC00495G, CommunicationMichael Morozov, Leila Motiei, Joyanta Choudhury, Antonino Gulino, Michal Lahav, Milko E. van der Boom
We demonstrated the one-pot disassembly of self-propagating molecular assemblies (SPMAs) by ligand exchange and the subsequent covalent binding of the molecular components to other surfaces.
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Silver-catalyzed decarboxylative acylfluorination of styrenes in aqueous media

16 June, 2014 - 06:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,7382-7384
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC02800G, CommunicationHua Wang, Li-Na Guo, Xin-Hua Duan
A mild catalytic decarboxylative acylfluorination of styrenes with [small alpha]-oxocarboxylic acids and Selectfluor is reported. This operationally simple and efficient method provides a fundamentally novel approach toward the synthesis of [small beta]-fluorinated 3-aryl ketones with a wide range of substrate scope.
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Neutral color tuning of polymer electrochromic devices using an organic dye

16 June, 2014 - 06:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC02289K, CommunicationYumin Zhu, Michael T. Otley, Amrita Kumar, Mengfang Li, Xiaozheng Zhang, Chris Asemota, Gregory A. Sotzing
Color neutrality for electrochromic devices is demonstrated via a single layer deposition (lamination) technique using only commercially available materials.
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Dynamic rearrangement of bilayers of porphyrin hetero-dimers at a solid/liquid interface

16 June, 2014 - 06:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,7291-7294
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC02963A, CommunicationDennis Lensen, Thomas Habets, Johannes A. A. W. Elemans
Porphyrin hetero-dimers self-assemble into bilayers that dynamically rearrange at a solid/liquid interface.
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Colloidal core-shell materials with 'spiky' surfaces assembled from gold nanorods

16 June, 2014 - 06:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC02410A, CommunicationIris W. Guo, Idah C. Pekcevik, Michael C. P. Wang, Brandy K. Pilapil, Byron D. Gates
Colloidal particles are prepared with a 'spiky' surface topography achieved by the self-assembly of gold nanorods onto the surfaces of spherical polystyrene cores. These core-shell assemblies exhibit surface plasmon resonance properties and serve as a platform for surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy measurements.
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Height dependent molecular trapping in stacked cyclic porphyrin nanorings

16 June, 2014 - 06:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,7332-7335
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC02629B, CommunicationOpen Access Open Access Creative Commons Licence&nbsp This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported Licence.Maria B. Wieland, Luis M. A. Perdigao, Dmitry V. Kondratuk, James N. O'Shea, Harry L. Anderson, Peter H. Beton
Stacked cyclic porphyrin nanorings function as traps for fullerene molecules dependent on stack height and diameter of the nanoring.
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A disposable indium-tin-oxide sensor modified by gold nanorod-chitosan nanocomposites for the detection of H2O2 in cancer cells

16 June, 2014 - 06:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,7329-7331
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC01972E, CommunicationChunmei Yu, Zhenkun Zhu, Qiuhong Wang, Wei Gu, Ning Bao, Haiying Gu
A paper-based electroanalytical device integrated with a disposable ITO electrode was developed for the real-time detection of cellular H2O2.
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Development of a redox-free Mitsunobu reaction exploiting phosphine oxides as precursors to dioxyphosphoranes

16 June, 2014 - 06:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,7340-7343
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC02171A, CommunicationXiaoping Tang, Charlotte Chapman, Matthew Whiting, Ross Denton
The development of a redox-free protocol for Mitsunobu inversion is described.
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Rhodium-catalyzed regio- and stereoselective oxyamination of dienes via tandem aziridination/ring-opening of dienyl carbamates

16 June, 2014 - 06:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,7344-7347
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC01312C, CommunicationJoan Guasch, Yolanda Diaz, M. Isabel Matheu, Sergio Castillon
The dual role of a Rh(II) catalyst both as a nitrene transfer agent and as a Lewis acid in the aziridine ring opening allows the regio- and stereoselective oxyamination of dienyl carbamates.
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Formation of ceramophilic chitin and biohybrid materials enabled by a genetically engineered bifunctional protein

16 June, 2014 - 06:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,7348-7351
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC02170C, CommunicationJani-Markus Malho, Hanna Heinonen, Inkeri Kontro, Ngesa E. Mushi, Ritva Serimaa, Hans-Peter Hentze, Markus B. Linder, Geza R. Szilvay
An engineered bifunctional protein from an oyster shell protein and a chitin-binding domain enables the formation of mineralized biohybrid materials.
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The reversible anomalous high lithium capacity of MnO2 nanowires

16 June, 2014 - 06:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,7352-7355
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC02001D, CommunicationJaehee Song, Jonathon Duay, Eleanor Gillette, Sang Bok Lee
MnO2's lithium capacity in an organic electrolyte is larger than previously thought; while in an aqueous electrolyte, the insertion ion is shown to be a combination of protons and lithium ions.
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An AIE-active luminophore with tunable and remarkable fluorescence switching based on the piezo and protonation-deprotonation control

16 June, 2014 - 06:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,7374-7377
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC01012D, CommunicationChunping Ma, Bingjia Xu, Gaoyi Xie, Jiajun He, Xie Zhou, Bangyin Peng, Long Jiang, Bin Xu, Wenjing Tian, Zhenguo Chi, Siwei Liu, Yi Zhang, Jiarui Xu
An AIE-active luminophore with tunable and remarkable fluorescence switching based on the piezo and protonation-deprotonation control was prepared and investigated.
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Efficient synthesis of fluorescent-PET probes based on [18F]BODIPY dye

16 June, 2014 - 06:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,7371-7373
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC01411A, CommunicationShuanglong Liu, Dan Li, Zhe Zhang, G. K. Surya Prakash, Peter S. Conti, Zibo Li
We report the direct conversion of fluorescent probes to PET/fluorescent probes after efficient [19F]/[18F] exchange at the BODIPY motif.
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Designed cell penetrating peptide dendrimers efficiently internalize cargo into cells

16 June, 2014 - 06:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,7254-7257
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC02780A, CommunicationGabriela A. Eggimann, Emilyne Blattes, Stefanie Buschor, Rasomoy Biswas, Stephan M. Kammer, Tamis Darbre, Jean-Louis Reymond
Redesigning linear cell penetrating peptides (CPPs) into a multi-branched topology with short dipeptide branches gave cell penetrating peptide dendrimers (CPPDs) with higher cell penetration, lower toxicity and hemolysis and higher serum stability than linear CPPs.
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Monitoring enzymatic ATP hydrolysis by EPR spectroscopy

16 June, 2014 - 06:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,7262-7264
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC02422B, CommunicationStephan M. Hacker, Christian Hintze, Andreas Marx, Malte Drescher
Adenosine triphosphate is modified with two nitroxide radicals and employed to demonstrate that electron paramagnetic resonance spectroscopy can be used to study the enzymatic hydrolysis of doubly labelled substrate analogues.
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The synthesis and structure of chiral enamine N-oxides

16 June, 2014 - 06:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,7336-7339
DOI: 10.1039/C3CC47928E, CommunicationI. A. O'Neil, M. McConville, K. Zhou, C. Brooke, C. M. Robertson, N. G. Berry
Chiral enamine N-oxides have been synthesised by a diastereoselective intermolecular reverse-Cope cycloaddition reaction between chiral hydroxylamines and activated acetylenes.
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Highly stable photoresponsive complex framework formation involves unusual selective hydrogenation of a pyridine derivative

16 June, 2014 - 06:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,7326-7328
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC02584A, CommunicationJie Zhang, Jianming Geng, Guiming Zheng, Jingcao Dai, Zhiyong Fu
The self-assembly of the zinc ion with the ligand PYPDB in-situ generated from an unusual selective hydrogenation process produces a highly stable photoactive complex Zn(PYPDB)2 displaying interesting long range electron transfer behavior in the conjugated ring system.
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