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Boron-nitride and aluminum-nitride "Pringles" and flapping motion

18 June, 2014 - 06:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,7444-7446
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC02294G, CommunicationOpen Access Open Access Creative Commons Licence&nbsp This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported Licence.Wei Fa, Shuang Chen, Xiao Cheng Zeng
Boron-nitride and aluminum-nitride "Pringles": flexible structures in solution with flapping motion.
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pH-responsive self-assembly of fluorophore-ended homopolymers

18 June, 2014 - 06:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,7511-7513
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC02448F, CommunicationJin Zhang, Shusen You, Shouke Yan, Klaus Mullen, Wantai Yang, Meizhen Yin
pH-responsive perylene-ended amphiphilic homopolymers can self-assemble into flower-like structures by the pH-adjustment.
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A folate receptor-specific activatable probe for near-infrared fluorescence imaging of ovarian cancer

18 June, 2014 - 06:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,7507-7510
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC02301C, CommunicationHawon Lee, Jisu Kim, Hyunjin Kim, Youngmi Kim, Yongdoo Choi
A folate receptor-specific activatable probe for in vivo near-infrared fluorescence imaging with a high target-to-background ratio was synthesized.
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Glycoligand-targeted core-shell nanospheres with tunable drug release profiles from calixarene-cyclodextrin heterodimers

18 June, 2014 - 06:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,7440-7443
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC02703E, CommunicationLaura Gallego-Yerga, Michela Lomazzi, Francesco Sansone, Carmen Ortiz Mellet, Alessandro Casnati, Jose M. Garcia Fernandez
Calixarene-cyclodextrin heterodimers self-assemble in water into core-shell nanoparticles that can be decorated with glycoligands for site-specific drug delivery.
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Copper-catalyzed 5-endo-trig cyclization of ketoxime carboxylates: a facile synthesis of 2-arylpyrroles

18 June, 2014 - 06:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,7437-7439
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC03129F, CommunicationWei Du, Mi-Na Zhao, Zhi-Hui Ren, Yao-Yu Wang, Zheng-Hui Guan
A novel Cu-catalyzed anti-Baldwin 5-endo-trig cyclization of ketoxime carboxylates for the synthesis of 2-arylpyrroles was developed.
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Polyol-mediated C-dot formation showing efficient Tb3+/Eu3+ emission

18 June, 2014 - 06:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,7503-7506
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC01715C, CommunicationHailong Dong, Ana Kuzmanoski, Dorothee M. Go[German sz ligature}l, Radian Popescu, Dagmar Gerthsen, Claus Feldmann
Metal-modified C-dots (3-5 nm) obtained by most simple heating of polyols show intense blue, green and red emission with quantum yields up to 85%.
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Synthesis, stability and reactivity of the first mononuclear nonheme oxoiron(IV) species with monoamido ligation: a putative reactive species generated from iron-bleomycin

18 June, 2014 - 06:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,7485-7487
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC01409J, CommunicationYutaka Hitomi, Kengo Arakawa, Masahito Kodera
The preparation and characterisation of an oxoiron(IV) species with monoamido ligation are described.
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A chiral BINOL-bridged imidazole dimer possessing sub-millisecond fast photochromism

18 June, 2014 - 06:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,7481-7484
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC02710H, CommunicationTakahiro Iwasaki, Tetsuya Kato, Yoichi Kobayashi, Jiro Abe
We developed a chiral BINOL-bridged imidazole dimer which acts as a 100 [small mu ]s fast photochromic switch with high durability.
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A prospective antibacterial for drug-resistant pathogens: a dual warhead amphiphile designed to track interactions and kill pathogenic bacteria by membrane damage and cellular DNA cleavage

18 June, 2014 - 06:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,7434-7436
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC02354D, CommunicationDurairaj Thiyagarajan, Sudeep Goswami, Chirantan Kar, Gopal Das, Aiyagari Ramesh
A judiciously designed bactericidal amphiphile acts on irrefutable targets and is likely to disable resistance development in pathogenic bacteria.
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Microwave-assisted preparation of nucleoside-phosphoramidites

18 June, 2014 - 06:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,7463-7465
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC03092C, CommunicationG. Meher, T. Efthymiou, M. Stoop, R. Krishnamurthy
Microwave-assisted phosphitylation of nucleosides is an efficient method for the preparation of phosphoramidites.
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A tumour mRNA-triggered nanocarrier for multimodal cancer cell imaging and therapy

18 June, 2014 - 06:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,7473-7476
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC01009D, CommunicationNa Li, Huijun Yang, Wei Pan, Wei Diao, Bo Tang
A tumor mRNA-triggered nanocarrier was established for multimodal cancer cell imaging and therapy based on the gold nanoparticles functionalized with molecular beacons.
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Metal nanoparticle-directed NiCo2O4 nanostructure growth on carbon nanofibers with high capacitance

18 June, 2014 - 06:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC02039A, CommunicationLong Chen, Jiahua Zhu
Metal nanoparticles embedded on a carbon nanofiber surface initiate growth of NiCo2O4 nanostructures and promote interfacial charge transfer to improve the energy storage properties.
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Nitrogen-fixation catalyst based on graphene: every part counts

18 June, 2014 - 06:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC01950D, CommunicationYuan-Qi Le, Jia Gu, Wei Quan Tian
The catalytic profile and function of each component of a newly designed molybdenum-graphene based catalyst for nitrogen fixation are identified.
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Expeditious selective access to functionalized platforms of A7B-type heteroleptic lanthanide double-decker complexes of phthalocyanine

18 June, 2014 - 06:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,7466-7468
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC02523G, CommunicationSerkan Alpugan, Umit Isci, Florian Albrieux, Catherine Hirel, Ayse Gul Gurek, Yann Bretonniere, Vefa Ahsen, Fabienne Dumoulin
A7B-type heteroleptic lanthanide double-decker complexes of phthalocyanine are now easily synthesized thanks to an expeditious selective access method.
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Template-free synthesis of mesoporous polymers

18 June, 2014 - 06:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC02191F, CommunicationXinxin Sang, Li Peng, Jianling Zhang, Buxing Han, Zhimin Xue, Chengcheng Liu, Guanying Yang
Mesoporous polyacrylamides with tunable porosities were synthesized in 1-alkyl-3-methylimidazolium tetrafluoroborates ([Cnmim][BF4], n = 4, 6, 8, 10).
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One-step synthesis of nanocrystalline transition metal oxides on thin sheets of disordered graphitic carbon by oxidation of MXenes

18 June, 2014 - 06:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,7420-7423
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC01646G, CommunicationOpen Access Open Access Creative Commons Licence&nbsp This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported Licence.Michael Naguib, Olha Mashtalir, Maria R. Lukatskaya, Boris Dyatkin, Chuanfang Zhang, Volker Presser, Yury Gogotsi, Michel W. Barsoum
Herein we show that heating 2D Ti3C2 in air resulted in TiO2 nanocrystals on thin sheets of disordered graphitic carbon structures that can handle extremely high cycling rates when tested as anodes in lithium ion batteries.
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A genetically encoded aldehyde for rapid protein labelling

18 June, 2014 - 06:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,7424-7426
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC02000F, CommunicationAlfred Tuley, Yan-Jiun Lee, Bo Wu, Zhiyong U. Wang, Wenshe R. Liu
Using a mutant pyrrolysyl-tRNA synthetase-tRNAPylCUA pair, 3-formyl-phenylalanine is genetically incorporated into proteins at amber mutation sites in Escherichia coli.
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Water-only hydrothermal method: a generalized route for environmentally-benign and cost-effective construction of superhydrophilic surfaces with biomimetic micronanostructures on metals and alloys

18 June, 2014 - 06:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,7416-7419
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC00012A, CommunicationLingjie Li, Yuezhong Zhang, Jinglei Lei, Jianxin He, Rong Lv, Nianbing Li, Fusheng Pan
A water-only hydrothermal method was developed to generally construct superhydrophilic surfaces with biomimetic micronanostructures on metals and alloys.
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The ligation of aspirin to cisplatin demonstrates significant synergistic effects on tumor cells

18 June, 2014 - 06:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,7427-7430
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC00419A, CommunicationQinqin Cheng, Hongdong Shi, Hongxia Wang, Yuanzeng Min, Jun Wang, Yangzhong Liu
Asplatin, a fusion of aspirin and cisplatin, exhibits significant synergistic-effects on tumor cells and cisplatin-resistant cells.
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Cu2O-templated strategy for synthesis of definable hollow architectures

18 June, 2014 - 06:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,7403-7415
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC00304G, Feature ArticleShaodong Sun, Zhimao Yang
In this feature article, we selectively summarize the general principles of the Cu2O-templated synthesis of definable architectures and cover recent progress in this area, followed by the challenges and perspective on Cu2O-templated strategy and its potential future directions.
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