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The reversible anomalous high lithium capacity of MnO2 nanowires

16 June, 2014 - 06:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,7352-7355
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC02001D, CommunicationJaehee Song, Jonathon Duay, Eleanor Gillette, Sang Bok Lee
MnO2's lithium capacity in an organic electrolyte is larger than previously thought; while in an aqueous electrolyte, the insertion ion is shown to be a combination of protons and lithium ions.
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An AIE-active luminophore with tunable and remarkable fluorescence switching based on the piezo and protonation-deprotonation control

16 June, 2014 - 06:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,7374-7377
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC01012D, CommunicationChunping Ma, Bingjia Xu, Gaoyi Xie, Jiajun He, Xie Zhou, Bangyin Peng, Long Jiang, Bin Xu, Wenjing Tian, Zhenguo Chi, Siwei Liu, Yi Zhang, Jiarui Xu
An AIE-active luminophore with tunable and remarkable fluorescence switching based on the piezo and protonation-deprotonation control was prepared and investigated.
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Efficient synthesis of fluorescent-PET probes based on [18F]BODIPY dye

16 June, 2014 - 06:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,7371-7373
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC01411A, CommunicationShuanglong Liu, Dan Li, Zhe Zhang, G. K. Surya Prakash, Peter S. Conti, Zibo Li
We report the direct conversion of fluorescent probes to PET/fluorescent probes after efficient [19F]/[18F] exchange at the BODIPY motif.
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Designed cell penetrating peptide dendrimers efficiently internalize cargo into cells

16 June, 2014 - 06:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,7254-7257
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC02780A, CommunicationGabriela A. Eggimann, Emilyne Blattes, Stefanie Buschor, Rasomoy Biswas, Stephan M. Kammer, Tamis Darbre, Jean-Louis Reymond
Redesigning linear cell penetrating peptides (CPPs) into a multi-branched topology with short dipeptide branches gave cell penetrating peptide dendrimers (CPPDs) with higher cell penetration, lower toxicity and hemolysis and higher serum stability than linear CPPs.
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Monitoring enzymatic ATP hydrolysis by EPR spectroscopy

16 June, 2014 - 06:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,7262-7264
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC02422B, CommunicationStephan M. Hacker, Christian Hintze, Andreas Marx, Malte Drescher
Adenosine triphosphate is modified with two nitroxide radicals and employed to demonstrate that electron paramagnetic resonance spectroscopy can be used to study the enzymatic hydrolysis of doubly labelled substrate analogues.
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The synthesis and structure of chiral enamine N-oxides

16 June, 2014 - 06:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,7336-7339
DOI: 10.1039/C3CC47928E, CommunicationI. A. O'Neil, M. McConville, K. Zhou, C. Brooke, C. M. Robertson, N. G. Berry
Chiral enamine N-oxides have been synthesised by a diastereoselective intermolecular reverse-Cope cycloaddition reaction between chiral hydroxylamines and activated acetylenes.
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Highly stable photoresponsive complex framework formation involves unusual selective hydrogenation of a pyridine derivative

16 June, 2014 - 06:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,7326-7328
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC02584A, CommunicationJie Zhang, Jianming Geng, Guiming Zheng, Jingcao Dai, Zhiyong Fu
The self-assembly of the zinc ion with the ligand PYPDB in-situ generated from an unusual selective hydrogenation process produces a highly stable photoactive complex Zn(PYPDB)2 displaying interesting long range electron transfer behavior in the conjugated ring system.
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The use of a Mitsunobu reagent for the formation of heterocycles: a simple method for the preparation of 3-alkyl-5-aryl-1,3,4-oxadiazol-2(3H)-ones from carboxylic acids

16 June, 2014 - 06:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,7314-7317
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC01971G, CommunicationOsamu Sugimoto, Tomoyo Arakaki, Hiroka Kamio, Ken-ichi Tanji
3-Alkyl-1,3,4-oxadiazol-2(3H)-ones were prepared in a one-pot reaction using carboxylic acids and a Mitsunobu reagent.
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Photochromic-fluorescent-plasmonic nanomaterials: towards integrated three-component photoactive hybrid nanosystems

16 June, 2014 - 06:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,7299-7302
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC02179G, CommunicationK. Ouhenia-Ouadahi, R. Yasukuni, P. Yu, G. Laurent, C. Pavageau, J. Grand, J. Guerin, A. Leaustic, N. Felidj, J. Aubard, K. Nakatani, R. Metivier
Silica-coated gold nanorods functionalized with grafted fluorescent and photochromic derivatives were synthesized and cross-coupled interactions between plasmonic, photochromic, and fluorescence properties have been demonstrated.
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Multiplex fluorophore systems on DNA with new diverse fluorescence properties and ability to sense the hybridization dynamics

16 June, 2014 - 06:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,7273-7276
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC01378F, CommunicationDong Gyu Lee, In Sun Kim, Jung Woo Park, Young Jun Seo
We developed a multiplexed fluorophore system on a DNA scaffold (MFD) that produced new and diverse fluorescence properties and these special fluorescence properties could be controlled by the hybridization pattern and were therefore dependent on the structural changes in DNA.
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B(C6F5)3 promoted cyclisation of internal propargyl esters: structural characterisation of 1,3-dioxolium compounds

16 June, 2014 - 06:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,7243-7245
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC01370K, CommunicationMax M. Hansmann, Rebecca L. Melen, Frank Rominger, A. Stephen K. Hashmi, Douglas W. Stephan
Internal propargyl esters react with B(C6F5)3 to give zwitterionic dioxolium heterocycles; the structures and mechanism of formation are considered in the light of DFT calculations.
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Self-assembly of a neutral platinum(II) complex into highly emitting microcrystalline fibers through metallophilic interactions

16 June, 2014 - 06:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,7269-7272
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC01045K, CommunicationMatteo Mauro, Alessandro Aliprandi, Cristina Cebrian, Di Wang, Christian Kubel, Luisa De Cola
The solvent-assisted self-assembly of a blue-emitting neutral platinum(II) complex into micrometer-long and highly crystalline fibers has been achieved.
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Detection of ozone based on its striking inhibition of tris(1,10-phenanthroline)ruthenium(II)/glyoxal electrochemiluminescence

16 June, 2014 - 06:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC01605J, CommunicationWenjing Qi, Zhongyuan Liu, Jianping Lai, Wenyue Gao, Xiaoyun Liu, Min Xu, Guobao Xu
Ozone unexpectedly dramatically suppresses the ECL of Ru(phen)32+/glyoxal at an ozone/glyoxal ratio of less than 0.5%, enabling the sensitive and facile detection of ozone.
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Extending FRET cascades on linear DNA photonic wires

16 June, 2014 - 06:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,7246-7249
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC01072H, CommunicationChristopher M. Spillmann, Susan Buckhout-White, Eunkeu Oh, Ellen R. Goldman, Mario G. Ancona, Igor L. Medintz
Photonic wires were constructed by sequentially arranging up to 7 fluorophores along a concatenated DNA scaffold to yield nanostructures with six energy transfer steps. The underlying photophysics show long-range interactions compensating for localized non-ideal dye behaviour.
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The versatility of furfuryl alcohols and furanoxonium ions in synthesis

16 June, 2014 - 06:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,7223-7242
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC01196A, Feature ArticleMatthew J. Palframan, Gerald Pattenden
Substituted furfuryl alcohols are extraordinarily versatile starting materials in synthesis.
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Immobilizing Ni nanoparticles to mesoporous silica with size and location control via a polyol-assisted route for coking- and sintering-resistant dry reforming of methane

16 June, 2014 - 06:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,7250-7253
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC01441C, CommunicationTing Xie, Liyi Shi, Jianping Zhang, Dengsong Zhang
Highly dispersed Ni nanoparticles in mesoporous silica were achieved via using polyol as new delivery conveyors and removable carbon templates.
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Ditopic boronic acid and imine-based naphthalimide fluorescence sensor for copper(II)

12 June, 2014 - 05:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC03453H, CommunicationOpen Access Open Access Creative Commons Licence&nbsp This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported Licence.Meng Li, Haobo Ge, Rory L. Arrowsmith, Vincenzo Mirabello, Stanley W. Botchway, Weihong Zhu, Sofia I. Pascu, Tony D. James
Copper ions are essential for many biological processes.
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A photothermal cell viability-reporting theranostic nanoprobe for intraoperative optical ablation and tracking of tumors

12 June, 2014 - 05:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC01823K, CommunicationShuqi Wu, Shoufa Han, Jiahuai Han, Xinhui Su
A photothermal acid-responsive nanoprobe was developed for intraoperative detection and photothermal killing of tumors, and tracking of therapeutic effects.
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NH3 treatment of TiO2 nanotubes: from N-doping to semimetallic conductivity

12 June, 2014 - 05:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC02069C, CommunicationShaeel A. Al-Thabaiti, Robert Hahn, Ning Liu, Robin Kirchgeorg, Seulgi So, Patrik Schmuki, Sulaiman N. Basahel, Salem M. Bawaked
Synthesis of TiN nanotube arrays with metal-like conductivity.
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Convergent heteroditopic cyclo[6]aramides as macrocyclic ion-pair receptors for constructing [2]pseudorotaxanes

12 June, 2014 - 05:17

Chem. Commun., 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC02557A, CommunicationJinchuan Hu, Long Chen, Jie Shen, Jian Luo, Pengchi Deng, Yi Ren, Huaqiang Zeng, Wen Feng, Lihua Yuan
By removing two intramolecular hydrogen bonds, cyclo[6]aramides are demonstrated to serve as convergent heteroditopic receptors with amide groups as the only functionality for organic ion pair recognition.
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