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Unexpected Structural Motifs in Diamine Coordination Compounds with Allyllithium

7 January, 2014 - 15:17
Chem. Commun., 2013, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C3CC48873J, CommunicationCarsten Strohmann
New diamine coordination compounds with phenyllithium and allyllithium are presented. One of them is the first diamine complex containing two different, simple organolithium reagents. The formation of this unexpected compound...
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Boron-doped graphene as high-efficiency counter electrode for dye-sensitized solar cells

7 January, 2014 - 15:17
Chem. Commun., 2013, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C3CC48258H, CommunicationHaiqiu FANG, Chang YU, ting li ma, Jieshan QIU
Boron-doped graphene, synthesized by annealing a mixture of graphite oxide and B2O3, has shown a high conversion efficiency of 6.73% as counter electrode (CE) for dye-sensitized solar cells, which is...
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In situ generated AgBr-enhanced ZnO nanorod-based photoelectrochemical aptasensing via layer-by-layer assembly

7 January, 2014 - 15:17
Chem. Commun., 2013, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C3CC49109A, CommunicationZhihui Dai, Jing Li, Wenwen Tu, Hongbo Li, Jianchun Bao
A robust aptasensor for Ag+ was first proposed using an enhanced ZnO nanorod-based photoelectrochemistry by in situ generated AgBr via layer-by-layer assembly. This work opens up one-dimention ZnO nanorod array...
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Iodine-catalyzed three-component oxysulfenylation of alkenes with sulfonyl hydrazides and alcohols

7 January, 2014 - 15:17
Chem. Commun., 2013, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C3CC48961B, CommunicationFu-Lai Yang, Fu-Xiang Wang, Ting-Ting Wang, Yi-Jie Wang, Shi-Kai Tian
An unprecedented three-component oxysulfenylation reaction of alkenes with sulfonyl hydrazides and alcohols has been developed in the presence of 20 mol% iodine to give a range of structurally diverse [small beta]-alkoxy...
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Dinuclear ruthenium(II) polypyridyl complexes as single and two-photon luminescence cellular imaging probes

7 January, 2014 - 15:17
Chem. Commun., 2013, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C3CC48916G, CommunicationWenchao Xu, Jiarui Zuo, Li-Li Wang, Liang-Nian Ji, Hui Chao
A new series of dinuclear ruthenium(II) polypyridyl complexes, which possess larger [small pi]-conjugated systems, good water solubility and pH resistance, and high photostability, were developed to act as single and two-photon...
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Facile Fabrication of Crack-Free Large-Area 2D WO3 Inverse Opal Films by 'dynamic hard-template' strategy on ITO Substrate

7 January, 2014 - 15:17
Chem. Commun., 2013, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C3CC48558G, CommunicationHua Li, Jolaine Theriault, Bruno Roussel, Subramanian Balaji, Jacques Robichaud, Yahia Djaoued
A 'dynamic hard-template' infiltration strategy for crack-free large-area synthesis of 2D WO3 inverse opal (IO) films on ITO substrates using a wide range of sizes of sacrificial PS spheres, is...
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An unexpected stereoisomerism in enantiomerically pure trisadducts of C60 with the inherently chiral trans-3,trans-3,trans-3 addition pattern

7 January, 2014 - 15:17
Chem. Commun., 2013, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C3CC48941H, CommunicationMaria Riala, Nikos Chronakis
We have synthesized and isolated two C2-symmetric enantiomerically pure trisadducts of C60 with the inherently chiral trans-3,trans-3,trans-3 addition pattern with the aid of an enantiopure cyclo-trismalonate tether. An unexpected stereoisomerism...
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Imaging Electron Density Inside Metal-Organic Frame-works

7 January, 2014 - 15:17
Chem. Commun., 2013, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C3CC48586B, CommunicationLee Cronin, Yohei Takashima, De-Liang Long
Understanding the interactions between guests and coordination frameworks is crucially important to control and improve their porous properties. In this work, electron density maps of three well-known MOFs with different...
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Triphenylamine-Based Benzoxazole Derivative as a High-Contrast Piezofluorochromic Material Induced by Protonation

7 January, 2014 - 15:17
Chem. Commun., 2013, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C3CC49208G, Communicationpeng chong Xue, Ran Lu, junhui jia, Qiux xu, Jiabao sun, Boqi Yao, Zhenqi zhang, Peng Chen
A triphenylamine-based benzoxazole derivative (BVDP), where the triphenylmine unit serves as donor, and benzoxazole moiety serves as electron acceptor was desigend and synthesized. BVDP was found to be a PFC...
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pH-Responsive Single-Chain Polymer Nanoparticles Utilising Dynamic Covalent Enamine Bonds

7 January, 2014 - 15:17
Chem. Commun., 2013, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C3CC48733D, CommunicationDavid Andrew Fulton, Jose A. Pomposo, Ana Sanchez-Sanchez
Structurally dynamic single-chain polymer nanoparticles that can reversibly undergo a coil to particle transition via formation and cleavage of intramolecular dynamic enamine cross-links are reported.
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The synthesis and structure revision of NSC-134754

7 January, 2014 - 15:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,1238-1240
DOI: 10.1039/C3CC48189A, CommunicationJennie A. Hickin, Afshan Ahmed, Katharina Fucke, Margaret Ashcroft, Keith Jones
The first synthesis of the HIF inhibitor NSC-134754 reveals an incorrect structural assignment. The correct structure is confirmed by synthesis.
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Amorphous alumina nanowire array efficiently delivers Ac-DEVD-CHO to inhibit apoptosis of dendritic cells

7 January, 2014 - 15:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,1234-1237
DOI: 10.1039/C3CC48088G, CommunicationLester Lampert, Brittany Timonen, Sean Smith, Brittney Davidge, Haiyan Li, John F. Conley, Jeffrey D. Singer, Jun Jiao
Ac-DEVD-CHO is delivered to dendritic cells to induce a phenotypic response via amorphous alumina nanowire arrays templated by carbon nanotubes.
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NMR methodology for complex mixture 'separation'

5 January, 2014 - 14:54
Chem. Commun., 2013, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C3CC48907H, CommunicationNicholle G.A. Bell, Lorna Murray, Margaret Graham, Dusan Uhrin
Mixture 'separation' by NMR is demonstrated through the development of a pseudo 4D NMR experiment, 3D IPAP INEPT-INADEQUATE-HSQC, designed for the structural elucidation of 13C tagged compounds.
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Ultrasensitive Online SERS Detection of Structural Isomers Separated by Capillary Zone Electrophoresis

5 January, 2014 - 14:54
Chem. Commun., 2013, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C3CC49030K, CommunicationPierre Negri, Ryan J Flaherty, Oluwatosin O Dada, Zachary D Schultz
A mixture of structural isomers was separated and identified at nanomolar concentrations (~100,000 molecules) by incorporating capillary zone electrophoresis (CZE) with a sheath flow surface-enhanced Raman scattering (SERS) detector. Baseline...
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Solution-phase-peptide synthesis via the group-assisted purification (GAP) chemistry without using chromatography and recrystallization

5 January, 2014 - 14:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,1259-1261
DOI: 10.1039/C3CC48509A, CommunicationJianbin Wu, Guanghui An, Siqi Lin, Jianbo Xie, Wei Zhou, Hao Sun, Yi Pan, Guigen Li
The solution phase synthesis of N-protected amino acids and peptides has been achieved through GAP chemistry by avoiding disadvantages of the solid-phase-peptide synthesis (SPPS) and liquid-phase-peptide synthesis. The environmentally friendly GAP synthesis can substantially reduce the use of solvents, silica gels, energy and manpower.
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A fluorescence turn-on sensor for the detection of palladium ions that operates through in situ generation of palladium nanoparticles

5 January, 2014 - 14:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,1268-1270
DOI: 10.1039/C3CC48364A, CommunicationDongho Keum, Sungwoo Kim, Youngmi Kim
A simple and straightforward fluorescence method for the detection of palladium ions at low concentrations has been developed. The mode of operation of the sensor involves in situ generation of palladium nanoparticles (PdNPs), which promote a selective deiodination reaction of iodo-BODIPY that forms highly fluorescent H-BODIPY.
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Enhanced cellular uptake of amphiphilic gold nanoparticles with ester functionality

5 January, 2014 - 14:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,1265-1267
DOI: 10.1039/C3CC48532C, CommunicationKenya Kobayashi, Kenichi Niikura, Chie Takeuchi, Shota Sekiguchi, Takafumi Ninomiya, Kyoji Hagiwara, Hideyuki Mitomo, Yoshihiro Ito, Yoshihito Osada, Kuniharu Ijiro
Gold nanoparticles (AuNPs) coated with ester-headed or ether-headed PEG ligands were synthesized.
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An improved G-quadruplex DNAzyme for dual-functional electrochemical biosensing of adenosines and hydrogen peroxide from cancer cells

5 January, 2014 - 14:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,1178-1180
DOI: 10.1039/C3CC48356H, CommunicationZong-Hua Wang, Cai-Yu Lu, Jing Liu, Jing-Juan Xu, Hong-Yuan Chen
A dual-functional electrochemical biosensor for adenosines and H2O2 was developed based on a switchable sensing format and ATP improved G-quadruplex DNAzyme.
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En route to multicatalysis: kinetic resolution of trans-cycloalkane-1,2-diols via oxidative esterification

5 January, 2014 - 14:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,1221-1223
DOI: 10.1039/C3CC48584F, CommunicationChristine Hofmann, Soren M. M. Schuler, Raffael C. Wende, Peter R. Schreiner
We demonstrate the application of a multicatalyst to the oxidation of a broad variety of aldehydes and subsequent enantioselective esterification of the incipient acids with (+/-)-trans-cycloalkane-1,2-diols.
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Photoreleasable thiol chemistry for facile and efficient bioconjugation

5 January, 2014 - 14:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,1256-1258
DOI: 10.1039/C3CC48263D, CommunicationZhenzhen Liu, Tao Liu, Qiuning Lin, Chunyan Bao, Linyong Zhu
Mild and controllable photoreleasable thiol chemistry was utilized for in situ bioconjugation with protein and quantum dot nanoparticles (QDs).
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