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Nanoparticle-blood interactions: the implications on solid tumour targeting

15 December, 2014 - 03:17

Chem. Commun., 2015, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC07644C, Feature ArticleJames Lazarovits, Yih Yang Chen, Edward A. Sykes, Warren C. W. Chan
This review examines nanoparticle-blood interactions, their implications on solid tumour targeting, and provides an outlook to guide future nanoparticle design.
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An ATP-responsive smart gate fabricated with a graphene oxide-aptamer-nanochannel architecture

15 December, 2014 - 03:17

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,640-643
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC07990F, CommunicationXiaoli Zhu, Bin Zhang, Zonghuang Ye, Hai Shi, Yalan Shen, Genxi Li
A novel stimuli-responsive gate based on a GO-aptamer-nanochannel architecture is developed. The gate is switched OFF in the absence of ATP, and is switched ON when ATP is present.
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Dynamic structural transformations of coordination supramolecular systems upon exogenous stimulation

15 December, 2014 - 03:17

Chem. Commun., 2015, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC06263A, Feature ArticleCheng-Peng Li, Jing Chen, Chun-Sen Liu, Miao Du
This feature article comments on the dynamic structural transformations of coordination supramolecular systems, which can be triggered by exposure to various exogenous stimuli such as concentration, temperature, light and mechanical force, as well as their synergic effect.
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Redox-responsive organometallic hydrogels for in situ metal nanoparticle synthesis

15 December, 2014 - 03:17

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,636-639
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC06988A, CommunicationB. Zoetebier, M. A. Hempenius, G. J. Vancso
A hydrogel composed of poly(ferrocenylsilane) polyanion and poly(ethylene glycol) chains was used to form relatively well-defined, unaggregated Pd(0) nanoparticles (8.2 +/- 2.2 nm) from K2PdCl4 salts.
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Tailoring the assembly, interfaces, and porosity of nanostructures toward enhanced catalytic activity

15 December, 2014 - 03:17

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,624-635
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC05741D, Feature ArticleThanh-Dinh Nguyen, Cao-Thang Dinh, Trong-On Do
The evolution of nanotechnology has inspired materials scientists to invent nanostructures with achievements in numerous practical applications, particularly in catalysis.
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Bulk graphdiyne powder applied for highly efficient lithium storage

15 December, 2014 - 03:17
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC08706B, CommunicationShengliang Zhang, Huibiao Liu, Changshui Huang, Yuliang Li, Guanglei Cui
Here, we prepared bulk graphdiyne (GDY) powder with porous structure and explored its lithium storage properties. The assembled lithium ion batteries exhibited superior electrochemical performance, including high specific capacity, excellent...
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Tailor-made design of J- or H-aggregated naphthalenediimide-based gels and remarkable fluorescence turn on/off behaviour depending on solvents

15 December, 2014 - 03:17

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,780-783
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC06680D, CommunicationShibaji Basak, Nibedita Nandi, Abhishek Baral, Arindam Banerjee
Design of a supramolecular chameleon that displays solvent dependent control over H/J-aggregation as well as fluorescence turn on/off behaviour depending on the proper choice of solvents.
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Evidence for an H2 promoting effect in the selective catalytic reduction of NOx by propene on Au/Al2O3

15 December, 2014 - 03:17

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,796-799
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC07349E, CommunicationTesnim Chaieb, Laurent Delannoy, Sandra Casale, Catherine Louis, Cyril Thomas
This work provides the first experimental evidence of the H2 effect in C3H6-SCR over a Au/Al2O3 catalyst. The key point is a fine control of the number of surface Au sites.
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A Nile blue based infrared fluorescent probe: imaging tumors that over-express cyclooxygenase-2

15 December, 2014 - 03:17

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,792-795
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC08915D, CommunicationBenhua Wang, Jiangli Fan, Xianwu Wang, Hao Zhu, Jingyun Wang, Huiying Mu, Xiaojun Peng
The free Niblue-C6-IMC exists in a folded conformation where fluorescence is quenched, and when it binds to COX-2 in the Golgi apparatus of cancer cells, it is forced to adopt the unfolded state, and then fluorescence is turned on. Niblue-C6-IMC was proved to specifically target COX-2 by native polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis analysis.
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Chiral tetrahedral iron(II) cages: diastereoselective subcomponent self-assembly, structure interconversion and spin-crossover properties

15 December, 2014 - 03:17

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,788-791
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC08041F, CommunicationDong-Hong Ren, Dan Qiu, Chun-Yan Pang, Zaijun Li, Zhi-Guo Gu
Tetrahedral chiral iron(II) cages with spin crossover behaviors can be almost quantitatively formed by one-pot subcomponent self-assembly with high diastereoselectivity. The cage to cage transformation involving imine exchange was discovered.
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All-solid-state Z-scheme system arrays of Fe2V4O13/RGO/CdS for visible light-driving photocatalytic CO2 reduction into renewable hydrocarbon fuel

15 December, 2014 - 03:17

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,800-803
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC08744E, CommunicationPing Li, Yong Zhou, Haijin Li, Qinfeng Xu, Xiangguang Meng, Xiaoyong Wang, Min Xiao, Zhigang Zou
An all-solid-state Z-scheme system array consisting of Fe2V4O13/RGO/CdS was rationally designed for visible light-driving photocatalytic CO2 reduction into CH4.
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Aggregation-induced emission (AIE) of pyridyl-enamido-based organoboron luminophores

15 December, 2014 - 03:17

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,784-787
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC07451C, CommunicationXiaoqing Wang, Yanping Wu, Qingsong Liu, Zhenyu Li, Hui Yan, Chonglei Ji, Jicheng Duan, Zhipeng Liu
Organoboron complexes having aggregation-induced emission (AIE) properties are presented. A series of pyridyl-enamido-based organoboron complexes (Borepy1-4) were synthesized and the AIE behaviors of Borepy1-4 in solution and in the solid state were investigated.
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Glycan reductive isotope-coded amino acid labeling (GRIAL) for mass spectrometry-based quantitative N-glycomics

15 December, 2014 - 03:17

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,772-775
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC08086F, CommunicationYan Cai, Jing Jiao, Zhichao Bin, Ying Zhang, Pengyuan Yang, Haojie Lu
A general and simple labeling method, termed glycan reductive isotope-coded amino acid labeling (GRIAL), was developed for mass spectrometry-based quantitative N-glycomics.
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Pd-Catalyzed direct C-H functionalization of imidazolones with aryl- and alkenyl halides

15 December, 2014 - 03:17

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,745-748
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC07917E, CommunicationMickael Muselli, Christine Baudequin, Christophe Hoarau, Laurent Bischoff
Direct C-H arylation and alkenylation of 4,4[prime or minute]-dialkylimidazolones with a broad range of halides under palladium and copper catalysis have been developed.
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Continuous synthesis of graphene sheets by spray pyrolysis and their use as catalysts for fuel cells

15 December, 2014 - 03:17

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,741-744
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC08197H, CommunicationBiao Zou, Xiao Xia Wang, Xin Xin Huang, Jian Nong Wang
N-doped graphene sheets were synthesized by spray pyrolysis and studied for catalyst applications.
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3-Pyrrolyl-oxindoles as efficient nucleophiles for organocatalytic asymmetric synthesis of structurally diverse 3,3[prime or minute]-disubstituted oxindole derivatives

15 December, 2014 - 03:17

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,757-760
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC08364D, CommunicationBao-Dong Cui, Yong You, Jian-Qiang Zhao, Jian Zuo, Zhi-Jun Wu, Xiao-Ying Xu, Xiao-Mei Zhang, Wei-Cheng Yuan
An organocatalytic asymmetric reaction of 3-pyrrolyl-oxindoles to nitroalkenes was developed to afford a range of 3-pyrrolyl-3,3[prime or minute]-disubstituted oxindoles in excellent yields.
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A nickel-mediated oxidative [small alpha]-C(sp3)-H functionalization of amides with allylic alcohols terminated by radical 1,2-aryl migration

15 December, 2014 - 03:17

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,749-752
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC08797F, CommunicationRen-Jie Song, Yong-Qiang Tu, Dao-Yong Zhu, Fu-Min Zhang, Shao-Hua Wang
A Ni-mediated oxidative C(sp3)-H functionalization of N,N-substituted amides with [small alpha],[small alpha]-diaryl allylic alcohols through a radical 1,2-aryl migration process has been developed. This process features a broad substrate scope and excellent functional group tolerance.
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Azeotropic distillation assisted fabrication of silver nanocages and their catalytic property for reduction of 4-nitrophenol

15 December, 2014 - 03:17

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,761-764
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC07629J, CommunicationJianzhong Min, Fei Wang, Yunliang Cai, Shuai Liang, Zhenwei Zhang, Xingmao Jiang
Silver nanocages (AgNCs) with specific interiors were successfully synthesized by an azeotropic distillation (AD) assisted method, which exhibited excellent catalytic activities for reduction of 4-nitrophenol (4-NP) into 4-aminophenol (4-AP).
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Zn(1,3-DAP)[B4O7]: a rare chiral zeolitic framework constructed of four-connected [B4O9] clusters with a single-stranded helical channel

15 December, 2014 - 03:17

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,753-756
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC08202H, CommunicationChun-Yang Pan, Li-Juan Zhong, Feng-Hua Zhao, Hong-Mei Yang, Jian Zhou
A zinc borate Zn(1,3-DAP)[B4O7] (1) was prepared. 1 possessed a rare chiral zeolitic framework based on a [B4O9] cluster. The combination of a [B4O9] cluster and Zn(1,3-DAP)O3 chain produced a helical ribbon motif and gave rise to a single-stranded helical channel.
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Redox-responsive degradable honeycomb manganese oxide nanostructures as effective nanocarriers for intracellular glutathione-triggered drug release

15 December, 2014 - 03:17

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,776-779
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC08172B, CommunicationDinggeng He, Xiaoxiao He, Kemin Wang, Xue Yang, Xiaoxiao Yang, Zhen Zou, Xuecai Li
Redox-responsive degradable honeycomb manganese oxide (hMnO2) nanostructures consisting of some lamellar MnO2 platelets were established as a new class of drug carriers for efficient intracellular GSH-triggered drug release.
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