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The enhanced photothermal effect of graphene/conjugated polymer composites: photoinduced energy transfer and applications in photocontrolled switches

27 October, 2014 - 15:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,14345-14348
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC06849A, CommunicationDongli Meng, Shaojun Yang, Liang Guo, Guoxing Li, Jiechao Ge, Yong Huang, Christopher W. Bielawski, Jianxin Geng
Photoinduced energy transfer from a conjugated system to graphene sheets enables the enhanced photothermal effect of graphene-based composites.
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A fast, efficient and simple method for the synthesis of cyclic alkenyl fluorides by a fluorinative carbocyclization reaction

27 October, 2014 - 15:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,14364-14366
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC07376B, CommunicationPedro Alonso, Pilar Pardo, Francisco J. Fananas, Felix Rodriguez
Tetrafluoroboric acid promotes a fluorinative carbocyclization reaction to give cyclic alkenyl fluorides in a process where the incorporation of the fluorine atom occurs through the nucleophilic addition of a fluoride anion.
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High-yield synthesis and crystal structure of a green Au30 cluster co-capped by thiolate and sulfide

27 October, 2014 - 15:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,14325-14327
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC01773K, CommunicationOpen Access Open Access Creative Commons Licence&nbsp This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported Licence.Huayan Yang, Yu Wang, Alison J. Edwards, Juanzhu Yan, Nanfeng Zheng
A green gold-cluster, Au30S(StBu)18, co-capped by thiolate and sulfide was prepared in high yield and crystallographically characterized.
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Fabrication of folate bioconjugated near-infrared fluorescent silver nanoclusters for targeted in vitro and in vivo bioimaging

27 October, 2014 - 15:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,14341-14344
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC06329E, CommunicationYong Wang, Cong Dai, Xiu-Ping Yan
Thiolpolyethyleneimine stabilized silver nanoclusters with intense NIR fluorescence and chemical stability were fabricated in aqueous solution, and subsequently bioconjugated with folate for targeted in vitro and in vivo bioimaging.
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Direct carboxylation of simple arenes with CO2 through a rhodium-catalyzed C-H bond activation

27 October, 2014 - 15:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,14360-14363
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC06188H, CommunicationTakuya Suga, Hajime Mizuno, Jun Takaya, Nobuharu Iwasawa
Direct carboxylation of various simple arenes under atmospheric pressure of CO2 is achieved through a rhodium-catalyzed C-H bond activation without the assistance of a directing group.
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A universal molecular translator for non-nucleic acid targets that enables dynamic DNA assemblies and logic operations

27 October, 2014 - 15:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,14352-14355
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC07041K, CommunicationWei Tang, Shichao Hu, Huaming Wang, Yan Zhao, Na Li, Feng Liu
A universal molecular translator was developed to convert various kinds of non-nucleic acid targets into a unique output DNA.
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Hierarchical porous metal-organic framework monoliths

27 October, 2014 - 15:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,14314-14316
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC06967F, CommunicationAdham Ahmed, Mark Forster, Rob Clowes, Peter Myers, Haifei Zhang
A simple powder-packing synthesis is developed to produce crystalline MOF monoliths containing micropores and highly interconnected macropores. Fast HPLC separation using the monolithic column is demonstrated.
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Direct regioselective phosphonation of heteroaryl N-oxides with H-phosphonates under metal and external oxidant free conditions

27 October, 2014 - 15:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,14409-14411
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC07060G, CommunicationHui Wang, Xiuling Cui, Yu Pei, Qianqian Zhang, Jie Bai, Donghui Wei, Yangjie Wu
A direct C-H/P-H functionalization of heteroaryl N-oxides with H-phosphonates under metal and oxidant free conditions was developed. Various heteroaryl phosphonate derivatives were obtained in up to 92% yield in a chemo- and regioselective manner.
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Few-layered graphene-supported palladium as a highly efficient catalyst in oxygen reduction reaction

27 October, 2014 - 15:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,14433-14435
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC05527F, CommunicationL. Truong-Phuoc, C. Pham-Huu, V. Da Costa, I. Janowska
Prepared by a scalable, low-cost and eco-friendly method, Pd/FLG shows improved ORR performance in alkaline solution with durability and catalytic activity an order of magnitude higher than the state-of the-art Pt/C catalyst.
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Dual enzymatic formation of hybrid hydrogels with supramolecular-polymeric networks

27 October, 2014 - 15:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,14429-14432
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC06472K, CommunicationYanjie Mao, Teng Su, Qing Wu, Chuanan Liao, Qigang Wang
This communication describes a mild construction of hybrid hydrogels with supramolecular-polymeric networks via a dual enzymatic reaction.
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A specific probe for Hg2+ to delineate even H+ in pure aqueous buffer/Hct116 colon cancer cells: Hg(II)-[small eta]2-arene [small pi]-interaction and a TBET-based fluorescence response

27 October, 2014 - 15:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,14421-14424
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC06740A, CommunicationUpendar Reddy G., Vadde Ramu, Sovan Roy, Nandaraj Taye, Samit Chattopadhyay, Amitava Das
Ligand design that allows a Hg(II)-[small eta]2-arene [small pi]-interaction as well as a TBET-based luminescence response to distinguish between the cellular uptake of Hg2+ and H+ in live Hct116 colon cancer cells.
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CH-activating oxidative hydroxylation of 1-tetralones and related compounds with high regio- and stereoselectivity

27 October, 2014 - 15:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,14310-14313
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC04925J, CommunicationGheorghe-Doru Roiban, Ruben Agudo, Adriana Ilie, Richard Lonsdale, Manfred T. Reetz
Mutants of P450-BM3 evolved by directed evolution are excellent catalysts in the CH-activating oxidative hydroxylation of 1-tetralone derivatives and of indanone, with unusually high regio- and enantioselectivity being observed.
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The effect of ALD-Zno layers on the formation of CH3NH3PbI3 with different perovskite precursors and sintering temperatures

27 October, 2014 - 15:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,14405-14408
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC04685D, CommunicationXu Dong, Hongwei Hu, Bencai Lin, Jianning Ding, Ningyi Yuan
The PCE of perovskite solar cell based on ALD-ZnO reached 13.1%; CH3NH3Cl promoted the formation of CH3NH3PbI3 on 70 [degree]C-ALD-ZnO films.
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From stereodynamics to high-throughput screening of catalysed reactions

27 October, 2014 - 15:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,14301-14309
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC04892J, Feature ArticleSkrollan Stockinger, Julia Gmeiner, Kerstin Zawatzky, Johannes Troendlin, Oliver Trapp
In this review we summarised recent developments in high-throughput kinetic monitoring of reactions including the dynamics of interconverting stereoisomers and the simultaneous combination of (catalysed) reactions with chemical analysis in on-column reaction chromatographic devices.
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Metal-ligand bifunctional reactivity and catalysis of protic N-heterocyclic carbene and pyrazole complexes featuring [small beta]-NH units

27 October, 2014 - 15:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,14290-14300
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC04457F, Feature ArticleShigeki Kuwata, Takao Ikariya
The metal-ligand bifunctional cooperation of protic N-heterocyclic carbene and pyrazole complexes bearing an NH unit at the position [small beta] to the metal is surveyed.
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Porous, single crystalline titanium nitride nanoplates grown on carbon fibers: excellent counter electrodes for low-cost, high performance, fiber-shaped dye-sensitized solar cells

27 October, 2014 - 15:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,14321-14324
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC03882G, CommunicationLiang Chen, Hui Dai, Yong Zhou, Yingjie Hu, Tao Yu, Jianguo Liu, Zhigang Zou
A bundle of TiN nanoplate-functionalized CFs were twisted with the TiO2 nanotube array-coated Ti threads as photoanodes, which would be inserted into a transparent capillary filled with an electrolyte to be assembled into a FDSSC.
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DNAzyme-based biosensors and nanodevices

25 October, 2014 - 14:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC06855F, Feature ArticleLiang Gong, Zilong Zhao, Yi-Fan Lv, Shuang-Yan Huan, Ting Fu, Xiao-Bing Zhang, Guo-Li Shen, Ru-Qin Yu
DNAzymes, screened through in vitro selection, have shown great promise as molecular tools in the design of biosensors and nanodevices.
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Dynamic structural transformations of coordination supramolecular systems upon exogenous stimuli

23 October, 2014 - 14:17
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC06263A, Feature ArticleCheng-Peng Li, Jing Chen, Chun-Sen Liu, Miao Du
Reaction in the solid state, especially single-crystal-to-single-crystal (SC-SC) transformation, provides an appealing routeway to obtain the target crystalline materials with modified properties via a non-solvent green chemistry approach. This feature...
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N-terminal and C-terminal modulation of Hsp90 produce dissimilar phenotypes

21 October, 2014 - 13:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC07284G, CommunicationY. Wang, S. R. McAlpine
Classic oncogenic heat shock protein 90 (Hsp90) inhibitors target the N-terminus of the protein, triggering a survival mechanism in cancer cells referred to as the heat shock response (HSR).
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Probing the importance of [small pi]-stacking interactions in DNA-templated self-assembly of bisfunctionalized guanidinium compounds

21 October, 2014 - 13:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,14257-14260
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC05706F, CommunicationDelphine Paolantoni, Jenifer Rubio-Magnieto, Sonia Cantel, Jean Martinez, Pascal Dumy, Mathieu Surin, Sebastien Ulrich
Bisfunctionalized guanidiniums displaying aromatic side groups of varying size self-assemble with single-stranded DNA through phosphodiester backbone recognition and [small pi]-stacking interactions.
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