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A new turn on Pd2+-specific fluorescence probe and its use as an imaging reagent for cellular uptake in Hct116 cells

3 February, 2015 - 16:54

Chem. Commun., 2015, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC10171E, CommunicationUpendar Reddy G., Firoj Ali, Nandaraj Taye, Samit Chattopadhyay, Amitava Das
A new molecular probe that is used as an imaging reagent for detection of cellular uptake of Pd(II) in Hct116 cells and for quantitative estimation of Pd(II) in biological fluids.
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Pillar[5]arene based supramolecular prodrug micelles with pH induced aggregate behavior for intracellular drug delivery

3 February, 2015 - 16:54

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,2999-3002
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC09274K, CommunicationYin Wang, Jianwei Du, Youxiang Wang, Qiao Jin, Jian Ji
A novel type of dual pH-responsive supramolecular prodrug micelles based on pillar[5]arene was prepared. It was found that the prodrug micelles could be aggregated upon acidic condition, which led to enhanced accumulation and better therapy effect.
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Magnetofluorescent micellar complexes of terbium(III) as potential bimodal contrast agents for magnetic resonance and optical imaging

3 February, 2015 - 16:54

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,2984-2986
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC09759A, CommunicationMichael Harris, Sophie Carron, Luce Vander Elst, Sophie Laurent, Robert N. Muller, Tatjana N. Parac-Vogt
Micellar nano-aggregates containing Tb(III) have been evaluated as a single lanthanide bimodal contrast agent for magnetic resonance and optical imaging.
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Controlling and self assembling of monodisperse platinum nanocubes as efficient methanol oxidation electrocatalysts

3 February, 2015 - 16:54

Chem. Commun., 2015, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC00155B, CommunicationXiuhui Sun, Xing Zhu, Nan Zhang, Jun Guo, Shaojun Guo, Xiaoqing Huang
An efficient approach that enables the direct controlling and assembling of Pt nanocubes was developed for the first time.
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A fluorescent Arg-Gly-Asp (RGD) peptide-naphthalenediimide (NDI) conjugate for imaging integrin [small alpha]v[small beta]3 in vitro

3 February, 2015 - 16:54

Chem. Commun., 2015, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC08265F, CommunicationZhiyuan Hu, Rory L. Arrowsmith, James A. Tyson, Vincenzo Mirabello, Haobo Ge, Ian M. Eggleston, Stanley W. Botchway, G. Dan Pantos, Sofia I. Pascu
We have developed a fluorescent peptide conjugate (TrpNDIRGDfK) based on the coupling of cyclo(RGDfK) to a new tryptophan-tagged amino acid naphthalenediimide (TrpNDI).
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Homolytic H2 cleavage by a mercury-bridged Ni(I) pincer complex [{(PNP)Ni}2{[small mu ]-Hg}]

3 February, 2015 - 16:54

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,2946-2949
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC09743B, CommunicationMarkus Kreye, Matthias Freytag, Peter G. Jones, Paul G. Williard, Wesley H. Bernskoetter, Marc D. Walter
The Hg-bridged (PNP)Ni-complex acts as a synthon for Ni(I) and homolytically cleaves H2 to yield [(PNP)NiH].
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Hyperosmotic polydixylitol for crossing the blood brain barrier and efficient nucleic acid delivery

3 February, 2015 - 16:54

Chem. Commun., 2015, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC09871D, CommunicationP. Garg, S. Pandey, Hoon Seonwoo, Seungmin Yeom, Yun-Hoon Choung, Chong-Su Cho, Pill-Hoon Choung, Jong Hoon Chung
We report that the incorporation of a hyperosmotic molecule, dixylitol, into the backbone of a delivery vector can enhance its blood brain barrier transmigration.
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Non-hazardous Baeyer-Villiger oxidation of levulinic acid derivatives: alternative renewable access to 3-hydroxypropionates

3 February, 2015 - 16:54

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,2874-2877
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC08734H, CommunicationMichael J. Fink, Marko D. Mihovilovic
Baeyer-Villiger monooxygenases catalyze the energetically challenging oxidation of levulinates (4-oxopentanoates) to 3-hydroxypropionic acid (3-HPA) derivates under ambient conditions, replacing propellant-grade H2O2 with aerial oxygen as the oxidant.
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Cationic fluorescent polymer core-shell nanoparticles for encapsulation, delivery, and non-invasively tracking the intracellular release of siRNA

3 February, 2015 - 16:54

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,2976-2979
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC09685A, CommunicationJi-Cheng Yu, Sha Zhu, Pei-Jian Feng, Cheng-Gen Qian, Jun Huang, Min-Jie Sun, Qun-Dong Shen
Nanocarriers with core-shell structure for delivery and non-invasively tracking the intracellular release of siRNA are developed.
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Immobilization of Ag(I) into a metal-organic framework with -SO3H sites for highly selective olefin-paraffin separation at room temperature

3 February, 2015 - 16:54

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,2859-2862
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC09679G, CommunicationGanggang Chang, Minhui Huang, Ye Su, Huabin Xing, Baogen Su, Zhiguo Zhang, Qiwei Yang, Yiwen Yang, Qilong Ren, Zongbi Bao, Banglin Chen
Introduction of Ag(I) ions into a sulfonic acid functionalized MOF ((Cr)-MIL-101-SO3H) significantly enhances its olefin/paraffin separations at room temperature.
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Rhodium-catalysed direct C-H allylation of N-sulfonyl ketimines with allyl carbonates

3 February, 2015 - 16:54

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,2980-2983
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC09899D, CommunicationShu-Tao Mei, Nan-Jin Wang, Qin Ouyang, Ye Wei
Synthetically useful N-sulfonyl ketimines were efficiently allylated with various allyl carbonates through rhodium catalysis.
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Versatile functionalization of carbon electrodes with a polypyridine ligand: metallation and electrocatalytic H+ and CO2 reduction

3 February, 2015 - 16:54

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,2995-2998
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC10027A, CommunicationNoemie Elgrishi, Sophie Griveau, Matthew B. Chambers, Fethi Bedioui, Marc Fontecave
A carbon electrode is functionalized with a polypyridine ligand and subsequently metallated to catalyze the electroreduction of H+ and CO2.
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Immobilization of polyoxometalates in the Zr-based metal organic framework UiO-67

3 February, 2015 - 16:54

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,2972-2975
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC09986A, CommunicationWilliam Salomon, Catherine Roch-Marchal, Pierre Mialane, Paul Rouschmeyer, Christian Serre, Mohamed Haouas, Francis Taulelle, Shu Yang, Laurent Ruhlmann, Anne Dolbecq
We report the successful synthesis of several POM@UiO-67 composites and their characterization by a panel of complementary techniques.
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Single-base mismatch discrimination by T7 exonuclease with target cyclic amplification detection

3 February, 2015 - 16:54

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,2954-2956
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC09984B, CommunicationZhen-Kun Wu, Dian-Ming Zhou, Zhan Wu, Xia Chu, Ru-Qin Yu, Jian-Hui Jiang
T7 exonuclease is reported for the first time to have high specificity in discriminating single-base mismatch.
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Controlled formation of core-shell structures with uniform AlPO4 nanoshells

3 February, 2015 - 16:54

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,2943-2945
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC09924A, CommunicationFen-Li Yang, Wei Zhang, Zi-Xiang Chi, Fu-Quan Cheng, Ji-Tao Chen, An-Min Cao, Li-Jun Wan
Uniform AlPO4 nanoshells are successfully achieved on different core materials by controlling their formation kinetics in solution.
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Third-body effects of native surfactants on Pt nanoparticle electrocatalysts in proton exchange fuel cells

3 February, 2015 - 16:54

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,2968-2971
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC09019E, CommunicationYoung-Hoon Chung, Soo Jin Kim, Dong Young Chung, Hee Young Park, Yung-Eun Sung, Sung Jong Yoo, Jong Hyun Jang
The third-body effect of oleylamine could enhance the oxygen reduction reaction of Pt nanoparticles in the presence of specifically adsorbed anions despite the quite small electrochemical surface active area.
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Identification of novel interactors of human telomeric G-quadruplex DNA

3 February, 2015 - 16:54

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,2964-2967
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC07231F, CommunicationBruno Pagano, Luigi Margarucci, Pasquale Zizza, Jussara Amato, Nunzia Iaccarino, Chiara Cassiano, Erica Salvati, Ettore Novellino, Annamaria Biroccio, Agostino Casapullo, Antonio Randazzo
Starting from a chemoproteomic-driven approach, novel human telomeric G-quadruplex binding proteins were identified that directly bind the DNA structure in vitro and colocalize with such structures in cells.
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A synthetic biology approach for the transformation of L-[small alpha]-amino acids to the corresponding enantiopure (R)- or (S)-[small alpha]-hydroxy acids

3 February, 2015 - 16:54

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,2828-2831
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC08286A, CommunicationGeoffrey Gourinchas, Eduardo Busto, Manuela Killinger, Nina Richter, Birgit Wiltschi, Wolfgang Kroutil
A synthetic biology approach enabled the design of a single E. coli cell catalyst co-expressing three enzymes (L-AAD, L- or D-HIC and FDH) for the quantitatively transformation of L-amino acids to the corresponding optically pure (R)- and (S)-[small alpha]-hydroxy acids.
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A multiplex fluorophore molecular beacon: detection of the target sequence using large Stokes shift and multiple emission signal properties

3 February, 2015 - 16:54

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,2939-2942
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC08854A, CommunicationHan Na Joo, Young Jun Seo
We have developed a multiplex fluorophore molecular beacon (mfMB) with fluorophores located at its end to produce unique FRET (Fluorescence Resonance Energy Transfer). It exhibited diverse fluorescence properties depending on the mixing pattern, such as large Stokes shift emission and multiple colors.
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Stabilizing electrochemical carbon capture membrane with Al2O3 thin-film overcoating synthesized by chemical vapor deposition

3 February, 2015 - 16:54

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,2936-2938
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC09352F, CommunicationJingjing Tong, Fengzhan Si, Lingling Zhang, Jie Fang, Minfang Han, Kevin Huang
The stability of electrochemical silver-carbonate dual-phase membranes can be significantly enhanced by overcoating the surfaces of porous silver matrix with a uniform layer of Al2O3 thin-film derived from chemical vapor deposition.
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