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Pentacoordinate silicon(IV): cationic, anionic and neutral complexes derived from the reaction of NHC[rightward arrow]SiCl4 with highly Lewis acidic (C2F5)2SiH2

18 May, 2014 - 23:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,6204-6206
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC02583K, CommunicationT. Bottcher, S. Steinhauer, B. Neumann, H.-G. Stammler, G.-V. Roschenthaler, B. Hoge
Addition of NHC[rightward arrow]SiCl4 to the highly Lewis acidic bis(pentafluoroethyl)silane ((C2F5)2SiH2) afforded the salt [(NHC)2SiCl2H][(C2F5)2SiCl3] with pentacoordinate silicon in the cation and the anion.
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Poly(trifluoromethyl)azulenes: structures and acceptor properties

18 May, 2014 - 23:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,6263-6266
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC00510D, CommunicationTyler T. Clikeman, Eric V. Bukovsky, Igor V. Kuvychko, Long K. San, Shihu H. M. Deng, Xue-Bin Wang, Yu-Sheng Chen, Steven H. Strauss, Olga V. Boltalina
A family of highly trifluoromethylated azulenes prepared in a single-step high-temperature gas-phase reaction of azulene with CF3I exhibit outstanding electron accepting properties in the gas-phase and in solution that are linearly correlated with the number of CF3 groups.
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Peptide-perylene diimide functionalized magnetic nano-platforms for fluorescence turn-on detection and clearance of bacterial lipopolysaccharides

18 May, 2014 - 23:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,6200-6203
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC01266F, CommunicationFang Liu, Jing Mu, Xiangyang Wu, Surajit Bhattacharjya, Edwin Kok Lee Yeow, Bengang Xing
A simple and novel dual-functional peptide magnetic nanoplatform has been successfully designed for sensitive detection and rapid clearance of bacterial endotoxins.
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The Bu4NI-catalyzed alfa-acyloxylation of ketones with benzylic alcohols

18 May, 2014 - 23:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,6240-6242
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC01652A, CommunicationSongjin Guo, Jin-Tao Yu, Qiang Dai, Haitao Yang, Jiang Cheng
The Bu4NI-catalyzed reaction of ketones with benzylic alcohols was achieved, leading to alfa-acyloxycarbonyl compounds in moderate to good yields.
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Alkyl transfer from C-C cleavage: replacing the nitro group of nitro-olefins

18 May, 2014 - 23:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,6246-6248
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC01119H, CommunicationGuangxun Li, Lei Wu, Gang Lv, Hongxin Liu, Qingquan Fu, Xiaomei Zhang, Zhuo Tang
Hydrogenation is only the beginning: alkyl groups are mildly transferred from alkyl substituted Hantzsch esters to replace the nitro groups of nitro olefins to provide trans-olefins in moderate to excellent yields.
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Au(I)-catalyzed triple bond alkoxylation/dienolether aromaticity-driven cascade cyclization to naphthalenes

18 May, 2014 - 23:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,6243-6245
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC00464G, CommunicationYongxiang Liu, Jia Guo, Yang Liu, Xiaoyu Wang, Yanshi Wang, Xinyu Jia, Gaofei Wei, Lizhu Chen, Jianyong Xiao, Maosheng Cheng
Naphthalenes were synthesized by a Au(I)-catalyzed alkyne alkoxylation/dienolether aromaticity-driven cascade cyclization using 1,5-enyne substrates.
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Reporter-triggered isothermal exponential amplification strategy in ultrasensitive homogeneous label-free electrochemical nucleic acid biosensing

18 May, 2014 - 23:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,6211-6213
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC00475B, CommunicationJi Nie, De-Wen Zhang, Fang-Ting Zhang, Fang Yuan, Ying-Lin Zhou, Xin-Xiang Zhang
A novel reporter-triggered isothermal exponential amplification reaction was developed to achieve excellent sensitivity in homogeneous label-free electrochemical sensors.
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Efficient syntheses of pillar[6]arene-based hetero[4]rotaxanes using a cooperative capture strategy

18 May, 2014 - 23:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,6196-6199
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC00733F, CommunicationXisen Hou, Chenfeng Ke, Chuyang Cheng, Nan Song, Anthea K. Blackburn, Amy A. Sarjeant, Youssry Y. Botros, Ying-Wei Yang, J. Fraser Stoddart
While one pillar[6]arene, nestling between two cucurbit[6]urils in a hetero[4]rotaxane, is conformationally mobile in solution, it adopts the energetically most favourable conformation with local C3V symmetry in the solid state.
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Energy propagation throughout chemical networks

18 May, 2014 - 23:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,6189-6195
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC00392F, Feature ArticleThomas Le Saux, Raphael Plasson, Ludovic Jullien
Fluxes of energy through cascades of reaction-diffusion cycles can sustain matter fluxes between spatially and chemically segregated zones.
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A coumarin-based fluorescent probe for recognition of Cu2+ and fast detection of histidine in hard-to-transfect cells by a sensing ensemble approach

18 May, 2014 - 23:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,6207-6210
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC00521J, CommunicationQi-Hua You, Albert Wai-Ming Lee, Wing-Hong Chan, Xiao-Ming Zhu, Ken Cham-Fai Leung
A Cu2+ responsive fluorescent chemosensor CAQA was used to prepare a sensing ensemble for detecting histidine in hard-to-transfect cells.
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Dimeric pyrrole-imidazole alkaloids: synthetic approaches and biosynthetic hypotheses

18 May, 2014 - 23:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC02290D, Feature ArticleXiao Wang, Zhiqiang Ma, Xiaolei Wang, Saptarshi De, Yuyong Ma, Chuo Chen
An overview of the total syntheses and biosynthetic hypotheses of the dimeric pyrrole-imidazole alkaloids.
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Hoechst tagging: a modular strategy to design synthetic fluorescent probes for live-cell nucleus imaging

18 May, 2014 - 23:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,6149-6152
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC01753F, CommunicationAkinobu Nakamura, Kazumasa Takigawa, Yasutaka Kurishita, Keiko Kuwata, Manabu Ishida, Yasushi Shimoda, Itaru Hamachi, Shinya Tsukiji
Attachment of the Hoechst tag to fluorescent molecules allows the creation of (turn-on) fluorescent nucleus-imaging probes.
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A fluorescent light-up probe as an inhibitor of intracellular [small beta]-tryptase

18 May, 2014 - 23:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,6120-6122
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC02208D, CommunicationQi Wang, Xiuyin Shi, Xiaoxia Zhu, Martin Ehlers, Junchen Wu, Carsten Schmuck
Peptide 1 binds to the surface of the serine protease [small beta]-tryptase thus shutting down the enzyme. Upon binding a significant change in the fluorescence properties of the pyrene moieties occurs which allows monitoring and inhibiting the enzyme even within cells.
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B182-: a quasi-planar bowl member of the Wankel motor family

14 May, 2014 - 22:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC02225D, CommunicationDiego Moreno, Sudip Pan, Lei Liu Zeonjuk, Rafael Islas, Edison Osorio, Gerardo Martinez-Guajardo, Pratim K. Chattaraj, Thomas Heine, Gabriel Merino
A quasi-planar member of the so-called 'Wankel motor' family, B182-, is found.
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Correlating Fischer-Tropsch activity to Ru nanoparticle surface structure as probed by high-energy X-ray diffraction

14 May, 2014 - 22:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,6005-6008
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC01687D, CommunicationXian-Yang Quek, Ivo A. W. Filot, Robert Pestman, Rutger A. van Santen, Valeri Petkov, Emiel J. M. Hensen
Synchrotron X-ray diffraction coupled to atomic pair distribution function analysis and Reverse Monte Carlo simulations is used to determine the atomic-scale structure of Ru nanoparticle catalysts for the Fischer-Tropsch reaction.
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Organocatalytic cascade reactions: diversity-oriented synthesis for the construction of hydroisoquinoline scaffolds

14 May, 2014 - 22:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,6035-6038
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC01231C, CommunicationClarisa Villegas Gomez, David Cruz Cruz, Rasmus Mose, Karl Anker Jorgensen
The organocatalytic enantioselective synthesis of highly functionalized hydroisoquinolines by trienamine-mediated [4+2]-cycloaddition/nucleophilic ring-closing reaction cascade sequence of cyanoacrylamides with 2,4-dienals is presented.
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Linker-determined drug release mechanism of free camptothecin from self-assembling drug amphiphiles

14 May, 2014 - 22:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,6039-6042
DOI: 10.1039/C3CC49453E, CommunicationAndrew G. Cheetham, Yu-Chuan Ou, Pengcheng Zhang, Honggang Cui
The release mechanism of free camptothecin from self-assembling drug amphiphiles was found to be influenced by nanostructure formation and could be regulated by the choice of linker.
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In cell scalaradial interactome profiling using a bio-orthogonal clickable probe

14 May, 2014 - 22:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,6043-6045
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC00989D, CommunicationC. Cassiano, L. Margarucci, R. Esposito, R. Riccio, A. Tosco, A. Casapullo, M. C. Monti
A bio-orthogonal click-chemistry procedure was developed to allow the in cell interactome profiling of scalaradial, an anti-inflammatory marine natural product.
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Core size dependent hole transfer from a photoexcited CdSe/ZnS quantum dot to a conductive polymer

14 May, 2014 - 22:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,5958-5960
DOI: 10.1039/C3CC47975G, CommunicationHuidong Zang, Prahlad K. Routh, Rabeka Alam, Mathew M. Maye, Mircea Cotlet
Photoinduced hole transfer from a CdSe/ZnS quantum dot to a conjugated polymer is tuned by varying the quantum dot core size.
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Stereochemical aspects and the synthetic scope of the SHi at the sulfur atom. Preparation of enantiopure 3-substituted 2,3-dihydro-1,2-benzoisothiazole 1-oxides and 1,1-dioxides

14 May, 2014 - 22:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,6046-6048
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC01831A, CommunicationJose A. Fernandez-Salas, M. Mercedes Rodriguez-Fernandez, M. Carmen Maestro, Jose L. Garcia-Ruano
A SHi occurs with complete inversion at the sulfur atom, giving enantiopure 3-substituted benzosulfinamides and benzosulfonamides with preserved carbon configuration.
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