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An octadentate bifunctional chelating agent for the development of stable zirconium-89 based molecular imaging probes

7 September, 2014 - 02:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,11523-11525
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC05558F, CommunicationMalay Patra, Andreas Bauman, Cristina Mari, Christiane A. Fischer, Olivier Blacque, Daniel Haussinger, Gilles Gasser, Thomas L. Mindt
A novel octadentate bifunctional chelating agent provides zirconium-89 complexes of improved stability and the possibility for bioconjugations.
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Li-rich anti-perovskite Li3OCl films with enhanced ionic conductivity

7 September, 2014 - 02:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,11520-11522
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC05372A, CommunicationXujie Lu, Gang Wu, John W. Howard, Aiping Chen, Yusheng Zhao, Luke L. Daemen, Quanxi Jia
Lithium-rich anti-perovskite Li3OCl solid electrolyte films with significantly enhanced ionic conductivity were prepared by pulsed laser deposition.
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Counteracting the inhibitory effect of proteins towards lung surfactant substitutes: a fluorocarbon gas helps displace albumin at the air/water interface

7 September, 2014 - 02:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,11576-11579
DOI: 10.1039/C3CC47840H, CommunicationPhuc Nghia Nguyen, Mariam Veschgini, Motomu Tanaka, Gilles Waton, Thierry Vandamme, Marie Pierre Krafft
Perfluorohexane accelerates the displacement of albumin by dipalmitoylphosphatidylcholine at an interface submitted to sustained sinusoidal oscillations.
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Ag2S-hollow Fe2O3 nanocomposites with NIR photoluminescence

7 September, 2014 - 02:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,11514-11516
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC04581E, CommunicationYingjie Chen, Lifeng Dong, Mei Zhao, Hongzhou Dong
A facile synthesis of Ag2S-hollow Fe2O3 nanocomposites with NIR photoluminescence was firstly demonstrated by the sulfidation of Ag-Fe2O3 core-shell nanoparticles.
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Reformation of organic dicarboxylate electrode materials for rechargeable batteries by molecular self-assembly

7 September, 2014 - 02:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,11565-11567
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC05344C, CommunicationTomomi Yasuda, Nobuhiro Ogihara
The capacity and resistance of the 2,6-naphthalene dicarboxylate dilithium electrode material can be enhanced by controlling the molecular self-assembly via ordering.
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Catalytic constructive deoxygenation of lignin-derived phenols: new C-C bond formation processes from imidazole-sulfonates and ether cleavage reactions

7 September, 2014 - 02:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,11511-11513
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC04939J, CommunicationOpen Access Open Access Creative Commons Licence&nbsp This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported Licence.Stuart M. Leckie, Gavin J. Harkness, Matthew L. Clarke
Anticipating that 2-methoxyphenol could become an important renewable feedstock derived from lignin, various catalytic constructive deoxygenation reactions are reported (see scheme).
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Targeted theranostic prodrugs based on an aggregation-induced emission (AIE) luminogen for real-time dual-drug tracking

7 September, 2014 - 02:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,11465-11468
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC05255B, CommunicationYouyong Yuan, Ryan T. K. Kwok, Ruoyu Zhang, Ben Zhong Tang, Bin Liu
A targeted theranostic delivery system based on an AIE fluorogen linked to two prodrugs shows drug tracking and activation monitoring functions, which has been used for visualization and treatment of cancer cell ablation with synergistic anticancer effects.
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A photoswitchable bis-azo derivative with a high temporal resolution

7 September, 2014 - 02:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,11462-11464
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC05331A, CommunicationJaume Garcia-Amoros, Marta Reig, Alba Cuadrado, Mario Ortega, Santi Nonell, Dolores Velasco
The novel photoswitchable bis-azo derivative reported herein shows a high temporal resolution of 2 [times] 108 times between the thermal relaxation rates of its two constituting photochromes.
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A hybrid polyoxometalate-organic molecular catalyst for visible light driven water oxidation

7 September, 2014 - 02:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,11591-11594
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC03487B, CommunicationC. Zhang, X. Lin, Z. Zhang, L.-S. Long, C. Wang, W. Lin
A novel organic-inorganic hybrid monocapped/bicapped Keggin structure [CoII(bpy)3]6(H2bpy)[(CoIIbpy)2(PMo8VIMo4VO40)]3 [(CoIIbpy)(PMo8VIMo4VO40)][middle dot]16H2O (bpy = 2,2[prime or minute]-bipyridine) was synthesized and shown to be an efficient visible light-driven catalyst for water oxidation.
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Lanthanoid [small beta]-triketonates: a new class of highly efficient NIR emitters for bright NIR-OLEDs

7 September, 2014 - 02:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,11580-11582
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC04961F, CommunicationBrodie L. Reid, Stefano Stagni, Joanna M. Malicka, Massimo Cocchi, Garry S. Hanan, Mark I. Ogden, Massimiliano Massi
A bimetallic tetranuclear Yb3+/K+ complex obtained using [small beta]-triketonate ligands was found to be a suitable precursor for the fabrication of near-infrared Organic Light Emitting Devices that outclass any other previously reported lanthanoid-based near-infrared device.
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Electroporation-delivered fluorescent protein biosensors for probing molecular activities in cells without genetic encoding

7 September, 2014 - 02:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,11536-11539
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC04730C, CommunicationChen Sun, Mingxing Ouyang, Zhenning Cao, Sai Ma, Hamzeh Alqublan, Nammalwar Sriranganathan, Yingxiao Wang, Chang Lu
Electroporation delivery of the protein form of a biosensor into cells allows the detection of intracellular molecular activity.
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Synthesis and optophysical properties of dimeric aza-BODIPY dyes with a push-pull benzodipyrrolidone core

7 September, 2014 - 02:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,11540-11542
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC03759F, CommunicationYafei Wang, Long Chen, Reda M. El-Shishtawy, Saadullah G. Aziz, Klaus Mullen
A series of benzodipyrrolidone-based dimeric aza-BODIPY chromophores were synthesized, which exhibit intense absorption in 450-800 nm regions and possess lower-lying LUMO energy levels.
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Indanthrone dye revisited after sixty years

7 September, 2014 - 02:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,11543-11546
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC04778H, CommunicationKamil Kotwica, Piotr Bujak, Damian Wamil, Mariusz Materna, Lukasz Skorka, Piotr A. Gunka, Robert Nowakowski, Barbara Golec, Beata Luszczynska, Malgorzata Zagorska, Adam Pron
Tetraoctyloxydinaptho[2,3-a:2[prime or minute],3[prime or minute]-h:]phenazine, a solution processable, self-assembling and electroluminescent conjugated molecule, can be obtained from indanthrone, an old intractable dye, in a simple one-pot process.
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Covalency of hydrogen bonds in solids revisited

7 September, 2014 - 02:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,11547-11549
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC04716H, CommunicationVolker L. Deringer, Ulli Englert, Richard Dronskowski
The covalent nature of different types of hydrogen bonds in molecular crystal structures is re-examined using a complementary approach.
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A selective and sensitive fluorescent albumin probe for the determination of urinary albumin

7 September, 2014 - 02:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,11507-11510
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC04236K, CommunicationYing-Yi Wu, Wan-Ting Yu, Tai-Cheng Hou, Tao-Kai Liu, Chi-Ling Huang, I-Chia Chen, Kui-Thong Tan
In this communication, we report a simple albumin probe based on a fluorescent molecular rotor for the detection of trace albumin levels in urine.
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Dual effect of thiol addition on fluorescent polymeric micelles: ON-to-OFF emissive switch and morphology transition

7 September, 2014 - 02:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,11492-11495
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC04713C, CommunicationAnne B. Mabire, Mathew P. Robin, Helen Willcock, Anais Pitto-Barry, Nigel Kirby, Rachel K. O'Reilly
Reaction with a thiol causes solution-state self-assembled block copolymer nanoparticles to undergo a simultaneous morphology transition from micelles to vesicles coupled to an ON-to-OFF switch in particle fluorescence.
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FeP nanoparticles grown on graphene sheets as highly active non-precious-metal electrocatalysts for hydrogen evolution reaction

7 September, 2014 - 02:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,11554-11557
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC05285D, CommunicationZhe Zhang, Baoping Lu, Jinhui Hao, Wenshu Yang, Jilin Tang
A synthetic route to FeP-GS nanosheets that show good stability and high electrocatalytic activity for hydrogen evolution reaction is reported.
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A bifunctional curcumin analogue for two-photon imaging and inhibiting crosslinking of amyloid beta in Alzheimer's disease

7 September, 2014 - 02:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,11550-11553
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC03731F, CommunicationXueli Zhang, Yanli Tian, Peng Yuan, Yuyan Li, Mohammad A. Yaseen, Jaime Grutzendler, Anna Moore, Chongzhao Ran
A highly bright bifunctional curcumin analogue CRANAD-28 was designed as a potential theranostic agent for Alzheimer's disease.
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A highly selective sulfinate ester probe for thiol bioimaging

7 September, 2014 - 02:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,11533-11535
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC05462H, CommunicationSatish R. Malwal, Ajay Labade, Abhijeet S. Andhalkar, Kundan Sengupta, Harinath Chakrapani
The sulfinate ester functional group is found to be highly selective to cleavage by a thiol.
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Fluoride free synthesis of anatase TiO2 nanocrystals with exposed active {001} facets

7 September, 2014 - 02:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,11529-11532
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC05456C, CommunicationNarottam Sutradhar, Abul Kalam Biswas, Sandip K. Pahari, Bishwajit Ganguly, Asit Baran Panda
A novel one step fluoride free protocol for highly truncated anatase TiO2 nanocrystals with exposed {001} facets by preferential adsorption of CO32- ions is developed.
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