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TiO2-B nanorods on reduced graphene oxide as anode materials for Li ion batteries

11 December, 2014 - 02:17

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,507-510
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC07446G, CommunicationMengmeng Zhen, Shengqi Guo, Guandao Gao, Zhen Zhou, Lu Liu
TiO2-B nanorods combined with 2D RGO nanosheets presented a good high-rate performance for lithium ion batteries.
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Ag(I)-catalyzed tandem [6+3] annulation/isomerization of isocyanoacetates with fulvenes: an expedient approach to synthesize fused dihydropyridines

11 December, 2014 - 02:17

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,534-536
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC08382B, CommunicationZhao-Lin He, Chun-Jiang Wang
An unprecedented Ag(I)-catalyzed tandem [6+3] cycloaddition/isomerization of isocyanoacetates with fulvenes has been developed, affording the fused dihydropyridine derivatives in good yields with exclusive regioselectivities.
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Copper nanoparticles generated from aggregates of a hexarylbenzene derivative: a reusable catalytic system for 'click' reactions

11 December, 2014 - 02:17

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,526-529
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC08589B, CommunicationSharanjeet Kaur, Vandana Bhalla, Manoj Kumar
Copper nanoparticles stabilized by aggregates of a hexaphenylbenzene derivative display excellent catalytic activity in 'click' reactions under solvent-free conditions.
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Frustrated Lewis pair behavior of monomeric (boryl)iminomethanes accessed from isocyanide 1,1-hydroboration

11 December, 2014 - 02:17

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,541-544
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC08037H, CommunicationBrandon R. Barnett, Curtis E. Moore, Arnold L. Rheingold, Joshua S. Figueroa
The activation of carbon dioxide, organonitriles, and terminal acetylenes by (boryl)iminomethanes derived from isocyanide 1,1-hydroboration is described.
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Evidence for the interaction between tBuOK and 1,10-phenanthroline to form the 1,10-phenanthroline radical anion: a key step for the activation of aryl bromides by electron transfer

11 December, 2014 - 02:17

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,545-548
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC07299E, CommunicationHong Yi, Anny Jutand, Aiwen Lei
Electron paramagnetic resonance and electrochemistry are utilized to the interaction between 1,10-phenanthroline (Phen) and KOtBu to form the radical anion Phen[radical dot]-via an inner-sphere electron transfer. An aryl radical is then formed from aryl bromide via outer-sphere electron transfer from Phen[radical dot]-.
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Pt-free solar driven photoelectrochemical hydrogen fuel generation using 1T MoS2 co-catalyst assembled CdS QDs/TiO2 photoelectrode

11 December, 2014 - 02:17

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,522-525
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC07304E, CommunicationR. Raja, P. Sudhagar, Anitha Devadoss, C. Terashima, L. K. Shrestha, K. Nakata, R. Jayavel, K. Ariga, A. Fujishima
Herein, Pt-free solar hydrogen generation was achieved using TiO2-CdS photoelectrodes with a metallic-type 1T MoS2 co-catalyst in a back-to-back electrode architecture.
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Single primer-triggered isothermal amplification for double-stranded DNA detection

11 December, 2014 - 02:17

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,553-556
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC07845D, CommunicationCuiping Ma, Dianang Han, Meilian Deng, Jingfei Wang, Chao Shi
We have developed a single primer-triggered isothermal amplification (SAMP) for double-stranded DNA detection method with its simplicity, sensitivity, and robustness.
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Ag-Si artificial microflowers for plasmon-enhanced solar water splitting

11 December, 2014 - 02:17

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,549-552
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC07935C, CommunicationChih-Jung Chen, Ming-Guei Chen, Chih Kai Chen, Pin Chieh Wu, Po-Tzu Chen, Mrinmoyee Basu, Shu-Fen Hu, Din Ping Tsai, Ru-Shi Liu
The solar water splitting efficiency of Ag-Si microflowers was enhanced through the synergistic effects of co-catalytic and plasmonic assistance.
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Formation of polyphenyl chains through hierarchical reactions: Ullmann coupling followed by cross-dehydrogenative coupling

11 December, 2014 - 02:17

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,495-498
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC07953A, CommunicationChi Zhang, Qiang Sun, Hua Chen, Qinggang Tan, Wei Xu
From an interplay of UHV-STM imaging and DFT calculations, we have illustrated on-surface formation of polyphenyl chains through a hierarchical reaction pathway involving two different kinds of reactions (Ullmann coupling and cross-dehydrogenative coupling).
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Dianthraceno[a,e]pentalenes: synthesis, crystallographic structures and applications in organic field-effect transistors

11 December, 2014 - 02:17

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,503-506
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC07630C, CommunicationGaole Dai, Jingjing Chang, Wenhua Zhang, Shiqiang Bai, Kuo-Wei Huang, Jianwei Xu, Chunyan Chi
Two stable dianthraceno[a,e]pentalenes were synthesized and DAP2 exhibited a high charge carrier mobility of 0.65 cm2 V-1 s-1 due to its dense packing.
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A seed-engineering approach toward a hollow nanoreactor suitable for the confined synthesis of less-noble Ni-based nanocrystals

11 December, 2014 - 02:17

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,499-502
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC07306A, CommunicationKwanyong Jeong, Soo Min Kim, In Su Lee
A hollow nanoreactor suitable for the cultivation of Ni-nanocrystals was developed through a distinct seed-engineering strategy, which involved the assembly of a catalytically active Au/Pd-heterojunction-nanocrystal inside the hollow silica nanoshell.
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Choline phosphate functionalized surface: protein-resistant but cell-adhesive zwitterionic surface potential for tissue engineering

11 December, 2014 - 02:17

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,487-490
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC08681C, CommunicationXingyu Chen, Tianchan Chen, Zaifu Lin, Xian'e Li, Wei Wu, Jianshu Li
A choline phosphate (CP) modified zwitterionic surface is prepared with both protein-resistant and cell-adhesive properties, exhibiting great potential for biomedical applications such as tissue engineering.
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High adsorptive properties of covalent triazine-based frameworks (CTFs) for surfactants from aqueous solution

11 December, 2014 - 02:17

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,484-486
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC06393G, CommunicationOpen Access Open Access Creative Commons Licence&nbsp This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported Licence.Asamanjoy Bhunia, Subarna Dey, Maria Bous, Chenyang Zhang, Wolfgang von Rybinski, Christoph Janiak
CTFs can adsorb 20-times the amount of surfactant than common carbon black.
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7.35% Efficiency rear-irradiated flexible dye-sensitized solar cells by sealing liquid electrolyte in a groove

11 December, 2014 - 02:17

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,491-494
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC07549H, CommunicationXiaopeng Wang, Qunwei Tang, Benlin He, Ru Li, Liangmin Yu
Transparent Ni-Se alloys are successfully synthesized by an electrochemical deposition strategy and employed as counter electrode (CE) materials in rear-irradiated flexible dye-sensitized solar cells (DSSCs). The good catalytic activity, and cost-effectiveness highlight the potential applications of the transparent Ni-Se alloy CEs in flexible DSSCs.
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MMP-2 responsive polymeric micelles for cancer-targeted intracellular drug delivery

11 December, 2014 - 02:17

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,465-468
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC07563C, CommunicationWei-Hai Chen, Guo-Feng Luo, Qi Lei, Hui-Zhen Jia, Sheng Hong, Qing-Rong Wang, Ren-Xi Zhuo, Xian-Zheng Zhang
Multifunctional Biotin-PEG-b-PLL(Mal)-peptide-DOX polymeric micelles were demonstrated to selectively eliminate cancer cells with significantly reduced side effects.
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Unprecedented Spin Localisation in a Metal-Metal Bonded Dirhenium Complex

11 December, 2014 - 02:17
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC09397F, CommunicationYong Yan, Joel T Mague, James Donahue, Stephen Sproules
The molecular and electronic structure of edge-sharing bioctahedral [N(n-Bu)4]3[Re2(mnt)5] is reported here. Despite the short intermetal bond length of 2.6654(2) A with computed bond order of 1.2, the unpaired electron...
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Tuning of multiple luminescence output and white-light emission from a single gelator molecule through ESIPT coupled AIEE process.

11 December, 2014 - 02:17
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC09211B, CommunicationAmitava Das, Arunava Maity, Firoj Ali, Hridesh Agarwalla, Bihag Anothumakkool
Unique example of ESIPT coupled AIEE process, associated with a single molecule (1), is utilized for generating multiple luminescent color (blue-green-white-yellow). J-aggregated state of 1 forms a luminescent gel in...
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Following the Aggregation of Human Prion Protein on Au (111) Surface in Real-Time

11 December, 2014 - 02:17
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC09209K, CommunicationBin Wang, Cunlan Guo, Zhichao Lou, Bingqian Xu
Aggregations of human prion protein (23-231) were monitored by atomic force microscopy in real-time under pH 4. Prion dimers and trimers were determined as the basic units by AFM images...
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Mixed diboration of alkenes in a metal-free context

11 December, 2014 - 02:17
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC08743G, CommunicationElena Fernandez, Jessica Cid, Jorge J. Carbo, Nuria Miralles, Ana B Cuenca
Experimental and theoretical rationalization on regioselective mixed diboration of alkenes, with the unsymmetrical diboron reagent Bpin-Bdan, providing the protecting Bdan moiety in the internal position
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A diarylethene as the SO2 gas generator upon UV irradiation

11 December, 2014 - 02:17
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC07790C, CommunicationRyuhei Kodama, Kimio Sumaru, Kana Morishita, Toshiyuki Kanamori, Kengo Hyodo, Takashi Kamitanaka, Masakazu Morimoto, Satoshi Yokojima, Shinichiro Nakamura, Kingo Uchida
A closed-ring isomer of a diarylethene having sulfone group works as the regent for SO2 gas generator with thermal stability even at 70 degree C. Upon UV irradiation, it rapidly...
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