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Review of old chemistry and new catalytic advances in the on-purpose synthesis of butadiene

29 July, 2014 - 11:17

Chem. Soc. Rev., 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CS00105B, Review ArticleEkaterina V. Makshina, Michiel Dusselier, Wout Janssens, Jan Degreve, Pierre A. Jacobs, Bert F. Sels
This review covers old and recent catalytic achievements in the field of on-purpose synthesis of butadiene from a biomass-related feedstock, covering discussions on the various feedstock possibilities, thermodynamics, reaction conditions, reaction paths and catalyst development.
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"Click" reactions: a versatile toolbox for the synthesis of peptide-conjugates

29 July, 2014 - 11:17

Chem. Soc. Rev., 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CS00139G, Review ArticleWen Tang, Matthew L. Becker
Peptides that comprise the functional subunits of proteins have been conjugated to versatile materials (biomolecules, polymers, surfaces and nanoparticles) in an effort to modulate cell responses, specific binding affinity and/or self-assembly behavior.
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Current advances in lanthanide ion (Ln3+)-based upconversion nanomaterials for drug delivery

29 July, 2014 - 11:17

Chem. Soc. Rev., 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CS00155A, Review ArticleDongmei Yang, Ping'an Ma, Zhiyou Hou, Ziyong Cheng, Chunxia Li, Jun Lin
This review mainly focuses on the recent advances in various chemical syntheses of Ln3+-based upconversion nanomaterials, with special emphasis on their application in stimuli-response controlled drug release and subsequent therapy.
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Arene C-H functionalisation using a removable/modifiable or a traceless directing group strategy

29 July, 2014 - 11:17

Chem. Soc. Rev., 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CS00137K, Tutorial ReviewFengzhi Zhang, David R. Spring
Recent advances in arene C-H functionalisation using a removable/modifiable or a traceless directing group strategy are reviewed.
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Calix[4]pyrroles: versatile molecular containers with ion transport, recognition, and molecular switching functions

29 July, 2014 - 11:17

Chem. Soc. Rev., 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CS00157E, Review ArticleDong Sub Kim, Jonathan L. Sessler
Calix[4]pyrroles function as "molecular containers" as illustrated by their ability to act as carriers for the through-membrane transport of ions and as "monomers" in the construction of aggregated supramolecular constructs.
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A review of mineral carbonation technologies to sequester CO2

29 July, 2014 - 11:17

Chem. Soc. Rev., 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CS00035H, Review ArticleOpen Access Open Access Creative Commons Licence&nbsp This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported Licence.A. Sanna, M. Uibu, G. Caramanna, R. Kuusik, M. M. Maroto-Valer
Mineral carbonation is a promising and at the same time challenging option for the sequestration of anthropogenic CO2.
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Single-crystal X-ray diffraction studies on structural transformations of porous coordination polymers

29 July, 2014 - 11:17

Chem. Soc. Rev., 2014, 43,5789-5814
DOI: 10.1039/C4CS00129J, Review ArticleJie-Peng Zhang, Pei-Qin Liao, Hao-Long Zhou, Rui-Biao Lin, Xiao-Ming Chen
This review gives a brief overview of single-crystal X-ray diffraction studies and single-crystal to single-crystal transformations of porous coordination polymers.
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Metal-organic framework membranes: from synthesis to separation application

29 July, 2014 - 11:17

Chem. Soc. Rev., 2014, 43,6116-6140
DOI: 10.1039/C4CS00159A, Review ArticleShilun Qiu, Ming Xue, Guangshan Zhu
This review provides current techniques for the fabrication of MOF membranes and separation applications of diverse MOF membranes.
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High valence 3p and transition metal based MOFs

29 July, 2014 - 11:17

Chem. Soc. Rev., 2014, 43,6097-6115
DOI: 10.1039/C4CS00081A, Review ArticleThomas Devic, Christian Serre
This article focuses on high valence 3p and transition metal based metal organic frameworks.
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Recent advances in zinc-air batteries

29 July, 2014 - 11:17

Chem. Soc. Rev., 2014, 43,5257-5275
DOI: 10.1039/C4CS00015C, Review ArticleYanguang Li, Hongjie Dai
In this review, the fundamentals, challenges and latest exciting advances related to zinc-air research are highlighted.
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Flexible metal-organic frameworks

29 July, 2014 - 11:17

Chem. Soc. Rev., 2014, 43,6062-6096
DOI: 10.1039/C4CS00101J, Review ArticleOpen Access Open Access Creative Commons Licence&nbsp This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported Licence.A. Schneemann, V. Bon, I. Schwedler, I. Senkovska, S. Kaskel, R. A. Fischer
Flexible metal-organic frameworks are state-of-the-art materials and their tailor made synthesis, in situ analysis and possible applications have gained wide attention in the scientific community.
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Anthropogenic reaction parameters - the missing link between chemical intuition and the available chemical space

29 July, 2014 - 11:17

Chem. Soc. Rev., 2014, 43,5387-5399
DOI: 10.1039/C3CS60423C, Review ArticleGyorgy M. Keser[double acute accent], Tibor Soos, C. Oliver Kappe
Anthropogenic factors limit reaction parameters and thus the scope of synthetic chemistry, nevertheless, their role is both advantageous and critical.
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Water adsorption in MOFs: fundamentals and applications

29 July, 2014 - 11:17

Chem. Soc. Rev., 2014, 43,5594-5617
DOI: 10.1039/C4CS00078A, Review ArticleJerome Canivet, Alexandra Fateeva, Youmin Guo, Benoit Coasne, David Farrusseng
MOF and water, friend or enemy?
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Heterogeneous electron transfer at nanoscopic electrodes: importance of electronic structures and electric double layers

29 July, 2014 - 11:17

Chem. Soc. Rev., 2014, 43,5372-5386
DOI: 10.1039/C4CS00087K, Review ArticleShengli Chen, Yuwen Liu, Junxiang Chen
Recent insights into the nanoscopic electrode size and structure effects on heterogeneous ET kinetics are presented.
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The btp [2,6-bis(1,2,3-triazol-4-yl)pyridine] binding motif: a new versatile terdentate ligand for supramolecular and coordination chemistry

29 July, 2014 - 11:17

Chem. Soc. Rev., 2014, 43,5302-5325
DOI: 10.1039/C4CS00120F, Review ArticleJoseph P. Byrne, Jonathan A. Kitchen, Thorfinnur Gunnlaugsson
Here we review the progress made to date in the synthesis and applications of ligands based on the btp [2,6-bis(1,2,3-triazol-4-yl)pyridine] motif; but these have recently become an important new class of ligands for use in coordination and supramolecular chemistry.
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Applications of metal-organic frameworks in heterogeneous supramolecular catalysis

29 July, 2014 - 11:17

Chem. Soc. Rev., 2014, 43,6011-6061
DOI: 10.1039/C4CS00094C, Review ArticleJiewei Liu, Lianfen Chen, Hao Cui, Jianyong Zhang, Li Zhang, Cheng-Yong Su
The contributions of MOFs to the field of heterogeneous supramolecular catalysis are comprehensively reviewed with regard to active sites, selectivity, as well as host-guest chemistry.
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Gold-catalyzed C(sp3)-H bond functionalization

29 July, 2014 - 11:17

Chem. Soc. Rev., 2014, 43,5245-5256
DOI: 10.1039/C4CS00004H, Tutorial ReviewJin Xie, Changduo Pan, Ablimit Abdukader, Chengjian Zhu
Homogeneous gold-catalyzed sp3 C-H bond functionalization strategy opens a new avenue for economical and sustainable construction of fine chemicals.
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Semiconductor heterojunction photocatalysts: design, construction, and photocatalytic performances

29 July, 2014 - 11:17

Chem. Soc. Rev., 2014, 43,5234-5244
DOI: 10.1039/C4CS00126E, Tutorial ReviewHuanli Wang, Lisha Zhang, Zhigang Chen, Junqing Hu, Shijie Li, Zhaohui Wang, Jianshe Liu, Xinchen Wang
The design, construction, and photocatalytic performances of semiconductor heterojunction photocatalysts are briefly reviewed and selectively highlighted.
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Template-directed synthesis of metal-organic materials

29 July, 2014 - 11:17

Chem. Soc. Rev., 2014, 43,5444-5455
DOI: 10.1039/C4CS00075G, Tutorial ReviewZhenjie Zhang, Michael J. Zaworotko
This tutorial review details the emergence of template-directed synthesis of metal-organic materials (MOMs) with emphasis upon reports of MOMs in which the template is retained, template@MOMs, and structurally characterized.
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Cation exchange at the secondary building units of metal-organic frameworks

29 July, 2014 - 11:17

Chem. Soc. Rev., 2014, 43,5456-5467
DOI: 10.1039/C4CS00002A, Tutorial ReviewOpen Access Open Access Creative Commons Licence&nbsp This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported Licence.C. K. Brozek, M. Dinca
This review examines the governing factors of cation exchange at the secondary building units of MOFs and reviews its applications.
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