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Fabrication of Highly-specific SERS Substrates by Co-precipitation of Functional Nanomaterials during the Self-sedimentation of Silver Nanowires into Nanoporous Film

20 November, 2014 - 21:17
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC08016E, CommunicationRui Liu, Jiefang Sun, cao dong, Liqiang Zhang, Jing-fu Liu, Guibin Jiang
In this report, we propose and demonstrate the fabrication of a highly-specific surface enhanced Raman scattering (SERS) substrate, which was achieved by co-precipitation of functional materials such as nanosorbent and...
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A bioinspired polymer-bound Mn-porphyrin as an artificial active center of catalase

20 November, 2014 - 21:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,15909-15912
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC06286H, CommunicationRiku Kubota, Shoichiro Asayama, Hiroyoshi Kawakami
The complex comprising a cationic Mn-porphyrin and carboxymethyl poly(1-vinylimidazole) (CM-PVIm) was prepared as an artificial active center of catalase.
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Selective adhesion and controlled activity of yeast cells on honeycomb-patterned polymer films via a microemulsion approach

20 November, 2014 - 21:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,15882-15885
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC07782B, CommunicationYingyi Ma, Mengcheng Zhou, Shaylyn Walter, Jing Liang, Zhijun Chen, Lixin Wu
Single yeast cell pattern formation, its growth and proliferation control, and in situ transformation are achieved in the prepared honeycomb-patterned polystyrene film through a microemulsion approach.
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Spontaneous exfoliation and tailoring of MoS2 in mixed solvents

20 November, 2014 - 21:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,15936-15939
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC07238C, CommunicationLei Dong, Shan Lin, Liu Yang, Jiajia Zhang, Chao Yang, Dong Yang, Hongbin Lu
Spontaneous exfoliation and tailoring of MoS2 were achieved in H2O2-NMP mixed solvents, operated under mild conditions.
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Using the ubiquitous pH meter combined with a loop mediated isothermal amplification method for facile and sensitive detection of Nosema bombycis genomic DNA PTP1

20 November, 2014 - 21:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,15932-15935
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC06449F, CommunicationShunbi Xie, Yali Yuan, Yue Song, Ying Zhuo, Tian Li, Yaqin Chai, Ruo Yuan
We show a method for facile and sensitive detection of Nosema bombycis genomic DNA PTP1 by using a pH meter.
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Supramolecular copolymers obtained from two-component gels: metal ion-mediated cross-linking, enhanced viscoelasticity and supramolecular yarns

20 November, 2014 - 21:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,15874-15877
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC07813F, CommunicationLing Wang, Yaqing Liu, Zhaocun Shen, Tianyu Wang, Minghua Liu
Bolaamphiphilic L-histidine and 2,2[prime or minute]-bipyridine-dicarboxylic acids were assembled into supramolecular polymers, which were further cross-linked by Cu(II) ions.
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Stitching graphene oxide sheets into a membrane at a liquid/liquid interface

20 November, 2014 - 21:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,15944-15947
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC07558G, CommunicationLong Chen, Liangliang Huang, Jiahua Zhu
Graphene oxide sheets were self-assembled into a continuous membrane by "stitching" polyetheramine molecules at a liquid/liquid interface. Membrane thickness can be precisely controlled over a wide range from nanometer to micrometer through kinetic reaction at the interface.
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Gold-catalyzed 1,2-iminonitronation of electron-deficient alkynes with nitrosoarenes to afford [small alpha]-imidoyl nitrones

20 November, 2014 - 21:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,15864-15866
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC06962E, CommunicationRahulKumar Rajmani Singh, Rai-Shung Liu
Gold-catalyzed 1,2-iminonitronation of diverse propiolate derivatives with nitrosoarenes to give [small alpha]-imidoyl nitrones is described.
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Thiol-modified gold nanoparticles for the inhibition of Mycobacterium smegmatis

20 November, 2014 - 21:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,15860-15863
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC06236A, CommunicationJennifer C. Gifford, Jamee Bresee, Carly Jo Carter, Guankui Wang, Roberta J. Melander, Christian Melander, Daniel L. Feldheim
We demonstrate that Small Molecule Variable Ligand Display expanded around feed ratio parameter space identified gold nanoparticle conjugates that are potent inhibitors of mycobacterium growth, addressing a lack of innovative approaches to treat infections caused by mycobacteria such as TB.
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Fructose-coated nanoparticles: a promising drug nanocarrier for triple-negative breast cancer therapy

20 November, 2014 - 21:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,15928-15931
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC06651K, CommunicationJiacheng Zhao, Krzysztof Babiuch, Hongxu Lu, Aydan Dag, Michael Gottschaldt, Martina H. Stenzel
Overexpression of GLUT5 in breast cancer cell lines leads to extensive uptake of fructose bearing nanoparticles.
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Bright white-light emission from a novel donor-acceptor organic molecule in the solid state via intermolecular charge transfer

20 November, 2014 - 21:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,15878-15881
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC07063A, CommunicationXu-Hui Jin, Cheng Chen, Cai-Xia Ren, Li-Xuan Cai, Jie Zhang
A new approach to generate solid-state white-light emission from a simple single pyridinium molecule is reported.
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Ligand replacement induced chemiluminescence for selective detection of an organophosphorus pesticide using bifunctional Au-Fe3O4 dumbbell-like nanoparticles

20 November, 2014 - 21:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,15870-15873
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC07430K, CommunicationJian Zhang, Jianping Wang, Liang Yang, Bianhua Liu, Guijian Guan, Changlong Jiang, Zhongping Zhang
A ligand replacement induced chemiluminescence method is developed for detecting parathion-methyl using Au-Fe3O4 dumbbell-like nanoparticles.
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Highly diastereo- and enantioselective construction of a spiro[cyclopenta[b]indole-1,3[prime or minute]-oxindole] scaffold via catalytic asymmetric formal [3+2] cycloadditions

20 November, 2014 - 21:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,15901-15904
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC07246D, CommunicationWei Tan, Xin Li, Yu-Xin Gong, Meng-Di Ge, Feng Shi
An organocatalytic asymmetric formal [3+2] cycloaddition of isatin-derived 3-indolylmethanol with 3-methyl-2-vinylindole has been established, leading to highly stereoselective construction of a spiro[cyclopenta[b]indole-1,3[prime or minute]-oxindole] scaffold.
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Aptamer-mediated 'turn-off/turn-on' nanozyme activity of gold nanoparticles for kanamycin detection

20 November, 2014 - 21:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,15856-15859
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC07275H, CommunicationTarun Kumar Sharma, Rajesh Ramanathan, Pabudi Weerathunge, Mahsa Mohammadtaheri, Hemant Kumar Daima, Ravi Shukla, Vipul Bansal
A new ultrafast and highly sensitive 'turn-off/turn-on' biosensing approach that combines the intrinsic peroxidase-like activity of gold nanoparticles (GNPs) with the high affinity and specificity of a ssDNA aptamer is presented.
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On-surface synthesis of organometallic complex via metal-alkene interactions

20 November, 2014 - 21:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,15924-15927
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC06925K, CommunicationChi Zhang, Qiang Sun, Huihui Kong, Likun Wang, Qinggang Tan, Wei Xu
From the interplay of high-resolution STM imaging/manipulation and DFT calculations, we have shown that the formation of an organometallic complex involving copper adatoms by metal-alkene interactions can be successfully achieved in a relatively high yield, where the specific molecular adsorption geometry is the key for facilitating the copper-alkene interaction.
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Copper-catalyzed enantioselective 1,4-addition of alkyl groups to N-sulfonyl imines

20 November, 2014 - 21:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,15897-15900
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC07134D, CommunicationOpen Access Open Access Creative Commons Licence&nbsp This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported Licence.Johannes Westmeier, Paultheo von Zezschwitz
Asymmetric 1,4-additions of alkyl groups to cyclic imines show several unique features, and 3-alkylcycloalkyl amines are obtained after subsequent reductions.
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Protein secondary-shell interactions enhance the photoinduced hydrogen production of cobalt protoporphyrin IX

20 November, 2014 - 21:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,15852-15855
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC06700B, CommunicationDayn Joseph Sommer, Michael David Vaughn, Giovanna Ghirlanda
An efficient molecular catalyst for hydrogen production is generated by incorporating Co-protoporphyrin IX into myoglobin. The activity is modulated by engineered mutations.
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Stimuli-responsive photonic polymer coatings

20 November, 2014 - 21:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,15839-15848
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC05072J, Feature ArticleJelle E. Stumpel, Dirk J. Broer, Albertus P. H. J. Schenning
This feature article focuses on the highlights in the development of photonic polymer coatings that can change their volume or surface topology in a reversible, dynamic fashion when exposed to an external stimulus.
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Application of a Nucleophilic Boryl Complex in Frustrated Lewis Pair: Activation of H-H, B-H and C=C bonds with B(C6F5)3 and Boryl-borate Lithium

20 November, 2014 - 21:17
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC07658C, CommunicationJunhao Zheng, Yuwen Wang, Zhenhua Li, Huadong Wang
The frustrated Lewis pair comprised of B(C6F5)3 and a boryl-borate lithium salt Li[pinBB(Ph)pin] can efficiently activate dihydrogen, pinacolborane and ethylene at ambient temperature. Theoretical studies suggest that the nucleophilic sp2...
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Reversible catalysis for the reaction between methyl orange and NaBH4 by silver nanoparticles

20 November, 2014 - 21:17
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC07711C, CommunicationLi-Qing Zheng, Xiao-Dong Yu, Jing-Juan Xu, Hong-Yuan Chen
The reaction between MO and NaBH4 catalyzed by Ag NPs has been studied. Ag NPs catalyzed the reduction of MO rapidly, while adding CTAB into the solution caused the regeneration...
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