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Synthetic Turn Mimetics and Hairpin Nucleators: Quo Vadimus?

16 July, 2014 - 13:54
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC03114H, Feature ArticleRoshna Nair, Sachin B Baravkar, Tukaram Ingole, G J Sanjayan
Structural mimicry of peptides has witnessed perceptible progress in the last three decades. Reverse turn and [small beta]-hairpin units are the smallest secondary structural motifs that are some of the most...
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Transmission of photo-catalytic function in a self-replicating chemical system: in situ amphiphile production over two protocell generations

16 July, 2014 - 13:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,8989-8992
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC01543F, CommunicationA. N. Albertsen, S. E. Maurer, K. A. Nielsen, P.-A. Monnard
The transmission of a protocell catalytic function during self-replication was demonstrated using a glass microsphere-supported protocell design.
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Palladium catalyzed intramolecular acylcyanation of alkenes using [small alpha]-iminonitriles

16 July, 2014 - 13:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,8974-8977
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC04068F, CommunicationNaveen R. Rondla, Jodi M. Ogilvie, Zhongda Pan, Christopher J. Douglas
Catalytic C-C bond activation of accessible [small alpha]-iminonitriles enable the first alkene acylcyanation reactions via a unimolecular reaction (crossover study).
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Entrapment in giant polymersomes of an inorganic oscillatory chemical reaction and resulting chemo-mechanical coupling

16 July, 2014 - 13:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,8970-8973
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC02321H, CommunicationTereza Pereira de Souza, Juan Perez-Mercader
We present the entrapment of a fully oscillating BZ reaction inside a polymersome and report on the subsequent polymersome chemomechanics.
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Are Zr6-based MOFs water stable? Linker hydrolysis vs. capillary-force-driven channel collapse

16 July, 2014 - 13:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,8944-8946
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC02401J, CommunicationJoseph E. Mondloch, Michael J. Katz, Nora Planas, David Semrouni, Laura Gagliardi, Joseph T. Hupp, Omar K. Farha
Linker hydrolysis and capillary-force-driven channel collapse has been assessed in two Zr6-based MOFs, UiO-67 and NU-1000.
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A cooperative Pd-Cu system for direct C-H bond arylation

16 July, 2014 - 13:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,8927-8929
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC03201B, CommunicationMathieu Lesieur, Faima Lazreg, Catherine S. J. Cazin
A dual metal system bearing NHCs has been developed for the challenging construction of C-C bonds from arenes and heteroarenes.
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Productive encounter: molecularly imprinted nanoparticles prepared using magnetic templates

16 July, 2014 - 13:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,8993-8996
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC01346H, CommunicationMelanie Berghaus, Reza Mohammadi, Borje Sellergren
Synthesis of core-shell nanoparticles in presence of a chiral template conjugated to magnetic particles leads to imprinted nanoparticles featuring enhanced affinity compared to nanoparticles prepared using free template.
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Structural evolution in ordered mesoporous TiO2 anatase electrodes

16 July, 2014 - 13:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,8997-8999
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC04033C, CommunicationBryan T. Yonemoto, Qianying Guo, Gregory S. Hutchings, Won Cheol Yoo, Mark A. Snyder, Feng Jiao
Cracks found after cycling spherical, mesoporous TiO2 anatase electrodes are responsible, at least partially, for capacity loss.
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epi-Fluorescence imaging at the air-water interface of fibrillization of bovine serum albumin and human insulin

16 July, 2014 - 13:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,8955-8957
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC04030A, CommunicationKristen Sessions, Stuart Sacks, Shanghao Li, Roger M. Leblanc
epi-Fluorescence microscopy at the air-water interface was developed for qualitatively observing protein fibrillization.
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Bimolecular porous supramolecular networks deposited from solution on layered materials: graphite, boron nitride and molybdenum disulphide

16 July, 2014 - 13:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,8882-8885
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC03720K, CommunicationOpen Access Open Access Creative Commons Licence&nbsp This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported Licence.Vladimir V. Korolkov, Simon A. Svatek, Stephanie Allen, Clive J. Roberts, Saul J. B. Tendler, Takashi Taniguchi, Kenji Watanabe, Neil R. Champness, Peter H. Beton
Solution deposition and molecular resolution AFM of bimolecular supramolecular networks on layered materials including the insulating boron nitride surface.
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Controlling the morphology and optoelectronic properties of graphene hybrid materials by porphyrin interactions

16 July, 2014 - 13:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,8951-8954
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC03458A, CommunicationHua Xu, Pin Wu, Chen Liao, Changgui Lv, Zhongze Gu
An approach to control the curling, unfolding and optoelectronic properties of graphene hybrid materials by porphyrin interactions on the basal planes of graphene has been developed.
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The causality principle in the reconstruction of sparse NMR spectra

16 July, 2014 - 13:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,8947-8950
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC03047H, CommunicationM. Mayzel, K. Kazimierczuk, V. Yu. Orekhov
Improved quality of NMR spectra reconstruction from non-uniformly sampled data by harnessing the causality principle and prior knowledge about the signal phase.
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A modular electrochemical peptide-based sensor for antibody detection

16 July, 2014 - 13:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,8962-8965
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC02858A, CommunicationMihaela Puiu, Andrea Idili, Danila Moscone, Francesco Ricci, Camelia Bala
A modular electrochemical peptide-based (E-PB) sensor employing a support peptide layer, labeled "on-the-fly" with a redox tag and further functionalized with a recognition peptide for the detection of a target antibody.
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A catalytic asymmetric hetero-Diels-Alder reaction of olefinic azlactones and isatins: facile access to chiral spirooxindole dihydropyranones

16 July, 2014 - 13:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,8934-8936
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC03896G, CommunicationTai-Ping Gao, Jun-Bing Lin, Xiu-Qin Hu, Peng-Fei Xu
A catalytic asymmetric hetero-Diels-Alder reaction of isatins has been realized through direct [gamma]-functionalization of olefinic azlactones.
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Mechanically strong, fluorescent hydrogels from zwitterionic, fully [small pi]-conjugated polymers

16 July, 2014 - 13:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,8930-8933
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC03167A, CommunicationEinat Elmalem, Frank Biedermann, Maik R. J. Scherer, Alexandros Koutsioubas, Chris Toprakcioglu, Giulia Biffi, Wilhelm T. S. Huck
Mechanically strong supramolecular hydrogels can be obtained by combining a rigid, fully [small pi]-conjugated polymer backbone and zwitterionic side chains.
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Surface-plasmon induced polarized emission from Eu(III) - a class of luminescent lanthanide ions

16 July, 2014 - 13:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,9010-9013
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC03633F, CommunicationSharmistha Dutta Choudhury, Ramachandram Badugu, Krishanu Ray, Joseph R. Lakowicz
Metal-dielectric layered substrates convert the intrinsically unpolarized emission from luminescent lanthanide ions to wavelength-resolved and sharply directional polarized emission.
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Transformation of [small beta]-sheet structures of the amyloid peptide induced by molecular modulators

16 July, 2014 - 13:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,8923-8926
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC02748E, CommunicationLin Niu, Lei Liu, Meng Xu, Jacob Cramer, Kurt V. Gothelf, Mingdong Dong, Flemming Besenbacher, Qingdao Zeng, Yanlian Yang, Chen Wang
In this work we report the controlled modulation of secondary structures of the amyloid peptide by terminus molecular modulators.
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Concentration dependent halogen-bond density in the 2D self-assembly of a thienophenanthrene derivative at the aliphatic acid/graphite interface

16 July, 2014 - 13:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,9003-9006
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC03687E, CommunicationBao Zha, Xinrui Miao, Pei Liu, Yumeng Wu, Wenli Deng
The supramolecular patterns of a thienophenanthrene derivative could be switched between dissimilar polymorphs with different halogen-bond densities by solution concentration at the aliphatic acid/graphite interface.
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Modulation of argentophilic interactions by bridging amine ligands: photoluminescence tuneable by excitation energy or temperature

16 July, 2014 - 13:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,9000-9002
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC01523A, CommunicationJi Zheng, Ya-Dong Yu, Fang-Fang Liu, Bao-Yu Liu, Gang Wei, Xiao-Chun Huang
From binuclear to tetranuclear silver(I) oligomers through short bridging amine ligands replacing the terminal ones: difference in argentophilicity leads to dual emission modulated by excitation energy and temperature, giving different emission colours.
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Synthesis of N-aryl substituted, five- and six-membered azacycles using aluminum-amide complexes

16 July, 2014 - 13:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,8985-8988
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC04111A, CommunicationBalaji L. Korbad, Sang-Hyeup Lee
N-Aryl substituted, five- and six-membered azacycles, isoindoles and tetrahydroisoquinolines, were synthesized from the reaction of corresponding cyclic ethers (n = 1, 2) with dimethylaluminum-amide reagents.
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