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A label-free and sensitive fluorescent method for the detection of uracil-DNA glycosylase activity

4 November, 2014 - 17:17
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC06170E, CommunicationJing Tao, Panshu Song, Yusuke Sato, Seiichi Nishizawa, Norio Teramae, Aijun Tong, Yu Xiang
The activity of uracil-DNA glycosylase (UDG), an enzyme in the base excision repair, is detected at a high sensitivity by a DNA substrate containing only one uracil through a label-free...
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Practical fluorescence detection of acrolein in human plasma via a two-step tethering approach

4 November, 2014 - 17:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,14946-14948
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC02578D, CommunicationMasataka Togashi, Takuya Terai, Hirotatsu Kojima, Kenjiro Hanaoka, Kazuei Igarashi, Yasunobu Hirata, Yasuteru Urano, Tetsuo Nagano
We developed a practical, sensitive, inexpensive method for determination of acrolein in human plasma, using 2-step tethering (Michael addition to the fluorophore, then immobilization on microbeads via an aldehyde).
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Identification of selective G-quadruplex DNA binder by a multistep virtual screening approach

4 November, 2014 - 17:17
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC06951J, CommunicationJin-Qiang Hou, Shuo-Bin Chen, Li-Peng Zan, Tian-Miao Ou, Jia-Heng Tan, Leonard G Luyt, Zhi-Shu Huang
To efficiently identify small molecules binding to G-quadruplex structure while avoiding binding to duplex DNA, we performed a multistep structure-based virtual screening by simultaneously taking into account G-quadruplex DNA and...
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Ag-Si artificial microflowers for plasmon-enhanced solar water splitting

4 November, 2014 - 17:17
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC07935C, CommunicationChih-Jung Chen, Ming-Guei Chen, Chih Kai Chen, Pin Chieh Wu, Po-Tzu Chen, Mrinmoyee Basu, Shu-Fen Hu, Din Ping Tsai, Ru-shi Liu
Artificial Ag-Si microflowers photocathodes were prepared by a facile chemical method for the solar water splitting. This method was advantageous for the prevention of Si roots from the generation of...
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Bimetallic Zinc Complex --- Active Species in Coupling of Terminal Alkynes with Aldehydes via Nucleophilic Addition/Oppenauer Oxidation

4 November, 2014 - 17:17
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC08152H, CommunicationJiwen Yuan, Jing Wang, Guanghui Zhang, Chao Liu, Xiaotian Qi, Yu Lan, Jeffery T. Miller, A. Jeremy Kropf, Emilio E. Bunel, Aiwen Lei
A mechanistic study on the zinc-promoted coupling between aldehydes and terminal alkynes via nucleophilic addition/Oppenauer oxidation using operando IR, XANES/EXAFS and DFT calculations techniques was demonstrated. A bimetallic zinc complex...
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A Simple Bioluminescent Method for Measuring D-Amino Acid Oxidase Activity

4 November, 2014 - 17:17
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC08145E, CommunicationT. Spencer Bailey, Micah T Donor, Sean P Naughton, Michael D Pluth
D-amino acid oxidase (DAO) plays important roles in regulating D-amino acid neurotransmitters and was recently identified as a key enzyme integral to hydrogen sulfide production from D-Cys. We report here...
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Revealing the halide effect on the aerobic oxidation kinetics of Cu(I) to Cu(II)

4 November, 2014 - 17:17
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC05720A, CommunicationYi Deng, Guanghui Zhang, Xiaotian Qi, Chao Liu, Jeffery T. Miller, A. Jeremy Kropf, Emilio E. Bunel, Yu Lan, Aiwen Lei
In situ infrared (IR) and X-ray absorption near-edge structure (XANES) spectroscopic investigation reveal that different halide ligands have distinct effect on the aerobic oxidation of Cu(I) to Cu(II) in the...
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Reversible capping/uncapping of phosphorous-centered Keggin-type polyoxoniobate clusters

4 November, 2014 - 17:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC05689B, CommunicationJung-Ho Son, William H. Casey
Caps in [small alpha]-Keggin-type polyoxometalates [PM2Nb12O40]9- (M: Nb[double bond, length as m-dash]O or V[double bond, length as m-dash]O) can be removed in basic condition to produce uncapped [PNb12O40]15-. Transmetalation or capping occurs from the reaction of [PNb14O42]9- or [PNb12O40]15- with either Sb2O3 or V2O5 to form [PSb2Nb12O40]9- or [PV2Nb12O42]9-, respectively.
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Systems chemistry: a web themed issue

4 November, 2014 - 17:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,14924-14925
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC90422B, EditorialBartosz Grzybowski, Sijbren Otto, Douglas Philp
Investigating mixtures of molecules that exhibit emergent properties - this themed issue includes studies from all aspects of systems chemistry. Our guest editors, Douglas Philp, Sijbren Otto and Bartosz Grzybowski have gathered a collection of papers to demonstrate the importance of this emerging field of research.
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Self-folded redox/acid dual-responsive nanocarriers for anticancer drug delivery

4 November, 2014 - 17:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,15105-15108
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC07004F, CommunicationYue Lu, Ran Mo, Wanyi Tai, Wujin Sun, Dennis B. Pacardo, Chenggen Qian, Qundong Shen, Frances S. Ligler, Zhen Gu
Self-folded redox/acid dual-responsive nanocarriers (RAD-NCs) with targeting ligands are developed for physiologically triggered delivery of anticancer drugs.
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Control of absorption properties of tetraazaporphyrin group 15 complexes by modification of their axial ligands

4 November, 2014 - 17:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,15101-15104
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC07408D, CommunicationTaniyuki Furuyama, Mitsuo Asai, Nagao Kobayashi
The first example of "stimuli-responsive" tetraazaporphyrin (TAP) group 15 complexes has been prepared. Optical properties of TAPs can be switched across the entire UV-vis region.
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Flash generation of [small alpha]-(trifluoromethyl)vinyllithium and application to continuous flow three-component synthesis of [small alpha]-trifluoromethylamides

4 November, 2014 - 17:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,15079-15081
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC06709F, CommunicationAiichiro Nagaki, Shinya Tokuoka, Jun-ichi Yoshida
Flash chemistry enabled generation and reactions of short-lived [small alpha]-(trifluoromethyl)vinyllithium, and the method was successfully applied to three-component synthesis of [small alpha]-trifluoromethylamides.
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Effective separation of Am(III) and Eu(III) from HNO3 solutions using CyMe4-BTPhen-functionalized silica-coated magnetic nanoparticles

4 November, 2014 - 17:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,15082-15085
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC07478E, CommunicationAshfaq Afsar, Laurence M. Harwood, Michael J. Hudson, Petr Distler, Jan John
It has been shown that CyMe4-BTPhen-functionalized silica-coated maghemite ([gamma]-Fe2O3) magnetic nanoparticles (MNPs) are capable of quantitative separation of Am(III) from Eu(III) from HNO3 solutions.
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15N2 formation and fast oxygen isotope exchange during pulsed 15N18O exposure of MnOx/CeO2

4 November, 2014 - 17:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,14998-15001
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC05427J, CommunicationJ. Szanyi, J. H. Kwak
Molecular nitrogen formation and extensive isotope exchange between 15N18O and surface 16O on defect-rich MnOx/CeO2 was observed.
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Circular serendipity: in situ ligand transformation for the self-assembly of an hexadecametallic [CuII16] wheel

4 November, 2014 - 17:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,15002-15005
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC07582J, CommunicationAndreas K. Kostopoulos, Athanassios D. Katsenis, Jamie M. Frost, Vadim G. Kessler, Euan K. Brechin, Giannis S. Papaefstathiou
A [Cu16II] wheel has been isolated serendipitously from the reaction of acetylacetone dioxime with CuII and LnIII ions. The ligand has been transformed in situ to three different forms, all found within the [Cu16], with the original ligand absent.
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Inducing achiral aliphatic oligoureas to fold into helical conformations

4 November, 2014 - 17:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,15006-15009
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC06754A, CommunicationRomina Wechsel, Julien Maury, Juliette Fremaux, Scott P. France, Gilles Guichard, Jonathan Clayden
Hydrogen-bonded oligoureas of achiral diamine monomers are induced to adopt a helical conformation with a preferred screw-sense by ligation to a single terminal chiral monomer.
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Hyaluronic acid-polypyrrole nanoparticles as pH-responsive theranostics

4 November, 2014 - 17:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,15014-15017
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC06349J, CommunicationDongjin Park, Youngnam Cho, Sung-Ho Goh, Yongdoo Choi
Doxorubicin-loaded hyaluronic acid-polypyrrole nanoparticles as smart theranostic agents for proliferating macrophages.
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Reactivity of a Ru(III)-hydroxo complex in substrate oxidation in water

4 November, 2014 - 17:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,15018-15021
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC07488B, CommunicationShingo Ohzu, Tomoya Ishizuka, Hiroaki Kotani, Takahiko Kojima
A mononuclear RuIII-OH complex oxidizes substrates such as hydroquinones in water through a pre-equilibrium process based on adduct formation by hydrogen bonding between the RuIII-OH complex and the substrates. The reaction mechanism switches from hydrogen atom transfer to electron transfer depending on the oxidation potential of substrates.
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A disulfide polymerized protein crystal

4 November, 2014 - 17:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,14995-14997
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC07326F, CommunicationEsben M. Quistgaard
A protein crystal has been grown, which uniquely, is fully cross-linked by cysteine-mediated disulfide bonds along the c-axis.
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A high-accuracy universal polarimeter study of optical anisotropy and optical activity in laminated collagen membranes

4 November, 2014 - 17:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,15086-15089
DOI: 10.1039/C3CC49328H, CommunicationKenta Nakagawa, Heather Harper-Lovelady, Yuji Tanaka, Masahito Tanaka, Masayuki Yamato, Toru Asahi
A novel method for fabricating anisotropic collagen membranes is developed. The HAUP method is used for simultaneous and quantitative evaluations of the optical anisotropy and optical activity.
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