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The self-complexation of mono-urea-functionalized pillar[5]arenes with abnormal urea behaviors

9 January, 2014 - 15:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,1317-1319
DOI: 10.1039/C3CC47823H, CommunicationMengfei Ni, Xiao-Yu Hu, Juli Jiang, Leyong Wang
Mono-urea-functionalized pillar[5]arenes form pseudo[1]rotaxanes in solution with poor anion binding abilities and [c2]daisy chains in the solid state with an abnormal urea motif.
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A modified dinucleotide for site-specific RNA-labelling by transcription priming and click chemistry

9 January, 2014 - 15:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,1313-1316
DOI: 10.1039/C3CC46132G, CommunicationAyan Samanta, Andre Krause, Andres Jaschke
A novel ligation compatible initiator dinucleotide is developed, enabling site-specific labelling of very long RNAs by splinted-ligation and click chemistry.
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A novel inorganic solid state ion conductor for rechargeable Mg batteries

9 January, 2014 - 15:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,1320-1322
DOI: 10.1039/C3CC47097K, CommunicationShougo Higashi, Kazutoshi Miwa, Masakazu Aoki, Kensuke Takechi
The conduction of the bivalent magnesium cation, Mg2+, in an inorganic solid state material, Mg(BH4)(NH2), has been demonstrated.
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Dynamic behaviour of giant unilamellar vesicles induced by the uptake of [70]fullerene

9 January, 2014 - 15:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,1288-1291
DOI: 10.1039/C3CC47711H, CommunicationAtsushi Ikeda, Tomohiro Hida, Tatsuya Iizuka, Manami Tsukamoto, Jun-ichi Kikuchi, Kazuma Yasuhara
We have directly observed the processes involved in a C70-exchange reaction from [gamma]-cyclodextrin cavities to lipid membranes using GUVs by phase contrast microscopy.
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Surface modification of metal oxides by polar molecules in a non-polar, polarizable solvent system

7 January, 2014 - 15:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C3CC47140C, CommunicationArunava Agarwala, Niv Kaynan, Seva Zaidiner, Roie Yerushalmi
A simple yet general approach for modifying metal oxide surfaces using polar compounds in a non-polar polarizable solvent is presented.
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Modular Automated Solid Phase Synthesis of Dermatan Sulfate Oligosaccharides

7 January, 2014 - 15:17
Chem. Commun., 2013, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C3CC48860H, CommunicationJeyakumar Kandasamy, Frank Schuhmacher, Heung-Sik Hahm, James Cullen klein, Peter Seeberger
Dermatan sulfates are glycosaminoglycan polysaccharides that serve a multitude of biological roles as part of the extracellular matrix. Orthogonally protected D-galactosamine and L-iduronic acid building blocks and a photo-cleavable linker...
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p-Doped Three-Dimensional Graphene Nano-Networks Superior to Platinum as a Counter Electrode for Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells

7 January, 2014 - 15:17
Chem. Commun., 2013, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C3CC48920E, CommunicationJi-Hyun Jang, Hyo-Jin Ahn, Ik-Hee Kim, Jong-Chul Yoon, Sun-I Kim
We report precursor-assisted CVD-grown p-doped three-dimensional graphene nano-networks (3D-GNs) that provide superior performance to platinum as a single component counter electrode material in dye sensitized solar cells (DSSCs). 3D-GNs have...
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Functional Dialkylimidazolium-Mediated Synthesis of Silver Nano- crystals with Sensitive Hg2+-Sensing and Efficient Catalysis

7 January, 2014 - 15:17
Chem. Commun., 2013, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C3CC48121B, CommunicationHucheng Zhang, Jianji Wang
Thiol-functionalized dialkylimidazolium bromide was synthesized, and used as stabilizer to prepare monodisperse silver nanocrystals (Ag NCs) in the facile one-pot aqueous approach. It is shown that the multipurpose ligands are...
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A mononuclear cobalt complex with organic ligand acting as precatalyst for efficient visible light-driven water oxidation

7 January, 2014 - 15:17
Chem. Commun., 2013, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C3CC48059C, CommunicationShao Fu, Yongdong Liu, Yong Ding, xiaoqiang Du, fangyuan Song, Rui Xiang, baochun ma
N, N'-Bis(salicylidene)ethylenediaminecobalt(Ⅱ) (1) has been investigated as a highly efficient water oxidation precatalyst with TON of 854 at pH=9.0, using [Ru(bpy)3](ClO4)2 as a photosensitizer and Na2S2O8 as a sacrificial electron...
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Unique reactivity of Pt/CNTs catalyzed hydrolytic dehydrogenation of ammonia borane

7 January, 2014 - 15:17
Chem. Commun., 2013, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C3CC48027E, CommunicationWenyao Chen, Jian Ji, Xuezhi Duan, Gang Qian, Ping Li, Xing-Gui Zhou, De Chen, Weikang Yuan
We demonstrate an unprecedented H2 generation activity from the hydrolytic dehydrogenation of ammonia borane over acid oxidation- and subsequent high temperature-treated CNTs immobilized Pt nanocatalysts to combine the merits of...
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A Lysosome-Specific Two-Photon Phosphorescent Binuclear Cyclometalated Platinum(II) Probe for In Vivo Imaging of Live Neuron

7 January, 2014 - 15:17
Chem. Commun., 2013, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C3CC48934E, CommunicationYu-Man Ho, Bennett Ngan-Pan Au, KA-LEUNG WONG, Chris Tsz-Leung Chan, Wai-Ming Kwok, Ga-Lai Law, Kwong-Kit Tang, Wai-Yeung (Raymond) Wong, Chi Him Eddie Ma, Michael H W Lam
Real-time tracking of fast axonal transport of acidic vesicles in live adult mouse dorsal root ganglion (DRG) and cortical neurons in brain slices was visualized by the use of binuclear...
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In situ tracing of atom migration in Pt/NiPt hollow spheres during catalysis of CO oxidation

7 January, 2014 - 15:17
Chem. Commun., 2013, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C3CC47772J, CommunicationJialong Liu, Wei Liu, Qian Sun, Shouguo Wang, Kai Sun, James Schwank, Rongming Wang
NiPt hollow spheres decorated by Pt nanoparticles were synthesized by a facile wet chemical route through galvanic replacement. In situ STEM imaging and 3D reconstruction were performed to evidence the...
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A one-pot septanoside formation and glycosylation of acyclic dithioacetals derived from 1,2-cyclopropanated sugars

7 January, 2014 - 15:17
Chem. Commun., 2013, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C3CC49116A, CommunicationRamu Sridhar Perali, Venukumar Patteti, Sudharani Chalapala
Ring opening of 3-oxo-1,2-cyclopropanated sugars with thiols lead to the serendipitous discovery for the synthesis of sugar based homologated acyclic dithioacetals. These acyclic dithioacetals were found to undergo a one-pot...
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K+-mediated G-quadruplex formation enhancement fluorescence polarization system based on quantum dot for detection of Hg2+ and biothiols

7 January, 2014 - 15:17
Chem. Commun., 2013, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C3CC49424A, CommunicationJuanni Zhang, JN Tian, Yanlong He, Yanchun Zhao, Shulin Zhao
Fluorescence polarization homogenous system based on CdTe/CdS QDs that employed K+-mediated G-quadruplex formation as an enhancer was identified for sensitive and selective detection of Hg2+ and biothiols in complex samples.
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A Direct, Versatile Route to Functionalized Trialkoxysilanes

7 January, 2014 - 15:17
Chem. Commun., 2013, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C3CC48570F, CommunicationSamir Z Zard, Beatrice Quiclet-Sire, Yuuki Yanagisawa
The peroxide initiated radical addition of dithiocarbonates (xanthates) to trialkoxy vinylsilanes leads to functionalized trialkoxysilanes. Prior addition of the dithiocarbonate to an alkene before reaction with the vinylsilane can be...
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Trifunctional Ir(III) ppy-type asymmetric phosphorescent emitters with ambipolar features for highly efficient electroluminescent devices

7 January, 2014 - 15:17
Chem. Commun., 2013, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C3CC47875K, CommunicationXianbin Xu, Xiaolong Yang, Jingshuang Dang, Gui Jiang Zhou, Yong Wu, Hua Li, Wai-Yeung (Raymond) Wong
Simple trifunctional Ir(III) ppy-type asymmetric phosphorescent emitters with ambipolar characters are reported, affording highly efficient OLEDs.
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p-tert-Butylcalix[6]arene hexacarboxylic acid conformational switching and octahedral coordination with Pb(II) and Sr(II)

7 January, 2014 - 15:17
Chem. Commun., 2013, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C3CC48465C, CommunicationMichael P. Schramm, Birendra Babu Adhikari, Keisuke Ohto
p-tert-Butylcalix[6]arene hexaacetic acid is in a symmetric cone conformation in CHCl3, but it becomes conformationally flexible in CHCl3/CH3CN (1:1). In this mixture the host has a strong binding affinity towards...
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Investigating magneto-chemical interactions at molecule-substrate interfaces by X-ray photo-emission electron microscopy

7 January, 2014 - 15:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C3CC47726F, CommunicationJan Girovsky, Michele Buzzi, Christian Wackerlin, Dorota Siewert, Jan Nowakowski, Peter M. Oppeneer, Frithjof Nolting, Thomas A. Jung, Armin Kleibert, Nirmalya Ballav
Seeing is believing - visualizing magnetic exchange coupling across the molecule-substrate spin-interface by X-ray photo-emission electron microscopy.
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In Situ 111In-doping for Achieving Biocompatible and Non-leachable 111In-labeled Fe3O4 Nanoparticles

7 January, 2014 - 15:17
Chem. Commun., 2013, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C3CC48948E, CommunicationMingyuan Gao, Jianfeng Zeng, Bing Jia, Ruirui Qiao, Chao Wang, Lihong Jing, fan Wang
The present study reports a new approach for synthesizing 111In-radiolabeled biocompatible Fe3O4 nanoparticles. Radioactive 111In is doped in situ into the lattice of Fe3O4 nanoparticles to achieve robust radiolabeling for...
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The Role of Transition Metals in the Catalytic Activity of Pt Alloys: Quantification of Strain and Ligand Effects

7 January, 2014 - 15:17
Chem. Commun., 2013, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C3CC47341D, CommunicationMinhua Shao, Jonathan H Odell, Amra Peles, Dong Su
The oxygen reduction reaction (ORR) activity as a function of thickness of Pt shell on Pt-Ni alloy nanoparticles was established. The specific activity of Pt3Ni decreased with increasing the Pt...
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