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Effect of salt on the formation of salt-bridges in [small beta]-hairpin peptides

16 June, 2014 - 06:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC03195D, CommunicationShahar Sukenik, Yoav Boyarski, Daniel Harries
The formation of salt-bridges in [small beta]-hairpin peptides is measured in increasing salt concentrations, indicating a decrease in the salt-bridged population due to charge-charge screening, as well as non-cooperative salt-bridge triads.
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Robust detection of tyrosine phosphatase activity by coupling chymotrypsin-assisted selective peptide cleavage and a graphene oxide-based fluorescent platform

16 June, 2014 - 06:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC03498H, CommunicationFangfang Wang, Chenghui Liu, Yunlong Fan, Yucong Wang, Zhengping Li
A versatile PTP1B assay is developed by coupling chymotrypsin-based selective peptide cleavage reaction with a graphene oxide-based sensing platform.
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Protein electrochemistry using graphene-based nano-assembly: an ultrasensitive electrochemical detection of protein molecules via nanoparticle-electrode collisions

16 June, 2014 - 06:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC03384A, CommunicationDa Li, Jingquan Liu, Colin J. Barrow, Wenrong Yang
The protein molecules are self-assembled on graphene nanosheets and amplified redox current is produced, which provides a new electrochemical detection approach towards single molecules.
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A tetraphenylethene-based caged compound: synthesis, properties and applications

16 June, 2014 - 06:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC03337J, CommunicationChris Y. Y. Yu, Ryan T. K. Kwok, Ju Mei, Yuning Hong, Sijie Chen, Jacky W. Y. Lam, Ben Zhong Tang
A tetraphenylethene-based caged compound is induced to emit strong cyan emission in aggregated state by UV irradiation. This property enables it to be applied in photo-patterning and anti-counterfeiting related areas.
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Palladium catalyzed, heteroatom-guided C-H functionalization in the synthesis of substituted isoquinolines and dihydroisoquinolines

16 June, 2014 - 06:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,7322-7325
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC03165B, CommunicationVirendra Kumar Tiwari, Govind Goroba Pawar, Himanshu Sekhar Jena, Manmohan Kapur
A new approach for the functionalization of C-4 of isoquinolines is reported which utilizes palladium catalyzed, hetero-atom guided (or electrophilic metalation) direct arylation via regioselective C-H functionalization of dihydroisoquinolines.
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Effect of metal precursor on the growth and electrochemical sensing properties of Pt-Ag nanoboxes

16 June, 2014 - 06:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,7295-7298
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC01927J, CommunicationAdriana Popa, Anna Cristina S. Samia
The use of different metal ion precursors in the synthesis of platinum nanoboxes has a dramatic effect on the morphology and electrochemical properties of the nanomaterial.
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Metal-mediated transformations of small molecules

16 June, 2014 - 06:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,7221-7222
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC90123A, EditorialLouise A. Berben, Jason B. Love
Guest editors Louise A. Berben and Jason B. Love introduce this web collection showcasing outstanding contributions in the field of the design, development, and exploitation of metal mediated transformations of small molecules.
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Molecular diversity in phenolic and polyphenolic precursors of tannin-inspired nanocoatings

16 June, 2014 - 06:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,7265-7268
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC02961E, CommunicationDevin G. Barrett, Tadas S. Sileika, Phillip B. Messersmith
Substrate-independent coatings inspired by plant tannins were formed from diverse phenolic starting compounds.
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A quick, simple, robust method to measure the acidity of ionic liquids

16 June, 2014 - 06:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,7258-7261
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC02816C, CommunicationOpen Access Open Access Creative Commons Licence&nbsp This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported Licence.John Grasvik, Jason P. Hallett, Trang Quynh To, Tom Welton
Introduced here is a quick, simple, robust method to measure acidity in ionic liquid (IL) systems by the use of the NMR-probe mesityl oxide.
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A high efficiency CoCr2O4/carbon nanotubes nanocomposite electrocatalyst for dye-sensitised solar cells

16 June, 2014 - 06:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,7356-7358
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC03221G, CommunicationMingxing Guo, Beibei Tang, Haimin Zhang, Shuhui Yin, Wei Jiang, Yiming Zhang, Mengying Li, Hui Wang, Liqi Jiao
A novel CoCr2O4/CNTs nanocomposite was used as a counter electrode material for dye-sensitised solar cells, exhibiting superior electrocatalytic activity and promising power conversion efficiency.
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Equiatomic ternary chalcogenide: PdPS and its reduced graphene oxide composite for efficient electrocatalytic hydrogen evolution

16 June, 2014 - 06:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,7359-7362
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC02364A, CommunicationSujoy Sarkar, Srinivasan Sampath
The PdPS-rGO composite is an excellent catalyst for HER.
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Synthesis of monodisperse nanocolloidal microspheres with controlled size by vesicle bilayer templating

16 June, 2014 - 06:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,7363-7366
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC02520B, CommunicationTong Huang, Xiaohua Huang, Xiaoyi Sun, Yongfeng Zhou, Yongping Bai, Deyue Yan
Uniform PS colloidal particles with controllable size ranging from 60 to 150 nm were prepared on a mass scale by using the bilayers of hyperbranched polymer vesicles as templates.
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Facile synthesis of fluorescent active triazapentalenes through gold-catalyzed triazole-alkyne cyclization

16 June, 2014 - 06:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,7303-7305
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC03175J, CommunicationRong Cai, Dawei Wang, Yunfeng Chen, Wuming Yan, Natalie R. Geise, Sripadh Sharma, Huiyuan Li, Jeffrey L. Petersen, Minyong Li, Xiaodong Shi
Fluorescent active triazapentalene zwitterions (TAPZs) were prepared through Au(I) catalyzed triazole-alkyne 5-endo-dig cyclization.
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Rhodium-catalyzed intramolecular annulation via C-H activation leading to fused tricyclic indole scaffolds

16 June, 2014 - 06:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,7367-7370
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC02947J, CommunicationPengyu Tao, Yanxing Jia
A new method for the synthesis of fused tricyclic indoles via a rhodium catalyzed intramolecular C-H activation reaction is described.
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Rhodium(III)-catalyzed intramolecular amidoarylation and hydroarylation of alkyne via C-H activation: switchable synthesis of 3,4-fused tricyclic indoles and chromans

16 June, 2014 - 06:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,7306-7309
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC02398F, CommunicationXue Zhang, Yifei Li, Hui Shi, Lunan Zhang, Shanshan Zhang, Xianxiu Xu, Qun Liu
An intramolecular amidoarylation and hydroarylation of alkyne via rhodium(III)-catalyzed C-H activation was developed for the switchable synthesis of 3,4-fused indoles and chromans.
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Synthesis of very small diameter silica nanofibers using sound waves

16 June, 2014 - 06:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,7277-7279
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC03206C, CommunicationPanos Datskos, Jihua Chen, Jaswinder Sharma
Silica nanofibers of an average diameter of 30 nm were synthesized using sound waves.
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Zinc-mediated CH-activation of tetrahydrofuran under mild conditions for the regioselective addition to aryl-propiolates

16 June, 2014 - 06:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,7310-7313
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC03348E, CommunicationFlorian Punner, Gerhard Hilt
The CH-activation of THF is realised in a zinc-mediated process using a dibromocyclopropane as a crucial additive for the highly regioselective addition to aryl-substituted propiolates and diynes.
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Cyclodextrin-based supramolecular nanoparticles stabilized by balancing attractive host-guest and repulsive electrostatic interactions

16 June, 2014 - 06:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,7280-7282
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC03136A, CommunicationLaura Grana Suarez, Willem Verboom, Jurriaan Huskens
Multicomponent, negatively charged supramolecular nanoparticles were prepared without the need of a stopper. Their size and stability are controlled owing to a balance of forces between attractive supramolecular and repulsive electrostatic interactions.
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The aqueous colloidal suspension of ultrathin 2D MCM-22P crystallites

16 June, 2014 - 06:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,7378-7381
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC02540G, CommunicationTosapol Maluangnont, Yusuke Yamauchi, Takayoshi Sasaki, Wieslaw J. Roth, Jiri Cejka, Martin Kubu
The aqueous colloid containing ultrathin 2D crystallites of MCM-22P, including 2.5 nm thick (i.e., monolayers) ones.
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Insights into an intriguing gas sorption mechanism in a polar metal-organic framework with open-metal sites and narrow channels

16 June, 2014 - 06:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,7283-7286
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC03070B, CommunicationKatherine A. Forrest, Tony Pham, Keith McLaughlin, Adam Hogan, Brian Space
The metal-organic framework (MOF) [Cu(Me-4py-trz-ia)] exhibits an intriguing sorption mechanism for H2 and CO2 as discerned through molecular simulations.
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