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Nanostructured Mo-based electrode materials for electrochemical energy storage

8 May, 2015 - 08:17

Chem. Soc. Rev., 2015, 44,2376-2404
DOI: 10.1039/C4CS00350K, Review ArticleXianluo Hu, Wei Zhang, Xiaoxiao Liu, Yueni Mei, Yunhui Huang
This review focuses on the recent progress in nanostructured Mo-based electrode materials for rechargeable lithium/sodium-ion batteries, Mg batteries, and supercapacitors.
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A unified survey of Si-H and H-H bond activation catalysed by electron-deficient boranes

8 May, 2015 - 08:17

Chem. Soc. Rev., 2015, 44,2202-2220
DOI: 10.1039/C4CS00451E, Review ArticleOpen Access Open Access Creative Commons Licence&nbsp This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported Licence.Martin Oestreich, Julia Hermeke, Jens Mohr
This review summarises synthetic methodology emerging from the heterolytic splitting of Si-H and H-H bonds mediated by boron Lewis acids.
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Enantiotopic discrimination in the NMR spectrum of prochiral solutes in chiral liquid crystals

8 May, 2015 - 08:17

Chem. Soc. Rev., 2015, 44,2330-2375
DOI: 10.1039/C4CS00260A, Review ArticlePhilippe Lesot, Christie Aroulanda, Herbert Zimmermann, Zeev Luz
Theory and applications to stereo- and bio-chemistry of the discrimination of enantiotopic elements observed in the NMR spectra of prochiral solutes dissolved in chiral liquid crystals are comprehensively discussed.
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Design of electrocatalysts for oxygen- and hydrogen-involving energy conversion reactions

8 May, 2015 - 08:17

Chem. Soc. Rev., 2015, 44,2060-2086
DOI: 10.1039/C4CS00470A, Review ArticleYan Jiao, Yao Zheng, Mietek Jaroniec, Shi Zhang Qiao
This review provides insights into theoretical and experimental electrochemistry toward a better understanding of a series of key energy conversion reactions.
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Substitution of alcohols by N-nucleophiles via transition metal-catalyzed dehydrogenation

8 May, 2015 - 08:17

Chem. Soc. Rev., 2015, 44,2305-2329
DOI: 10.1039/C4CS00496E, Review ArticleQin Yang, Qingfu Wang, Zhengkun Yu
This review summarizes the recent advances in transition metal-catalyzed dehydrogenative substitution of alcohols by N-nucleophiles since 2009.
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Recent advancements in Pt and Pt-free catalysts for oxygen reduction reaction

8 May, 2015 - 08:17

Chem. Soc. Rev., 2015, 44,2168-2201
DOI: 10.1039/C4CS00484A, Review ArticleYao Nie, Li Li, Zidong Wei
Based on the understanding of the ORR catalytic mechanism, advanced Pt-based and Pt-free catalysts have been explored.
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One-dimension-based spatially ordered architectures for solar energy conversion

6 May, 2015 - 07:54

Chem. Soc. Rev., 2015, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CS00408F, Review ArticleSiqi Liu, Zi-Rong Tang, Yugang Sun, Juan Carlos Colmenares, Yi-Jun Xu
The current status, future developments, and challenges of one-dimension-based spatially ordered architectures in solar energy conversion are discussed and elucidated.
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Block copolymer self-assembly for nanophotonics

6 May, 2015 - 07:54

Chem. Soc. Rev., 2015, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CS00517A, Review ArticleOpen Access Open Access Creative Commons Licence&nbsp This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported Licence.Morgan Stefik, Stefan Guldin, Silvia Vignolini, Ulrich Wiesner, Ullrich Steiner
From tunable reflectors to 3D metamaterials, the self-assembly of block copolymers is advancing nanostructures for photonic applications.
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Linking the future of anticancer metal-complexes to the therapy of tumour metastases

22 April, 2015 - 04:17

Chem. Soc. Rev., 2015, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C5CS00134J, Review ArticleAlberta Bergamo, Gianni Sava
Cancer chemotherapy is almost always applied to patients with one or more diagnosed metastases and is expected to impact these lesions, thus providing significant benefits to the patient.
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Environmental applications of graphene-based nanomaterials

22 April, 2015 - 04:17

Chem. Soc. Rev., 2015, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C5CS00021A, Review ArticleFrancois Perreault, Andreia Fonseca de Faria, Menachem Elimelech
A critical assessment of recent developments in environmental applications of graphene and graphene-based materials.
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BODIPY-based probes for the fluorescence imaging of biomolecules in living cells

20 April, 2015 - 03:54

Chem. Soc. Rev., 2015, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C5CS00030K, Review ArticleToshiyuki Kowada, Hiroki Maeda, Kazuya Kikuchi
This review covers recent advances in the development of BODIPY-based fluorescent probes for biological studies.
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Correction: Black titanium dioxide (TiO2) nanomaterials

20 April, 2015 - 03:54
Chem. Soc. Rev., 2015, 44,2019-2019
DOI: 10.1039/C5CS90019K, CorrectionXiaobo Chen, Lei Liu, Fuqiang Huang
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Tellurium: a maverick among the chalcogens

20 April, 2015 - 03:54

Chem. Soc. Rev., 2015, 44,1725-1739
DOI: 10.1039/C4CS00434E, Tutorial ReviewTristram Chivers, Risto S. Laitinen
This tutorial review elucidates the fundamental concepts necessary for an understanding of the unique structures and reactivities of tellurium compounds.
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Metal-mediated post-Ugi transformations for the construction of diverse heterocyclic scaffolds

20 April, 2015 - 03:54

Chem. Soc. Rev., 2015, 44,1836-1860
DOI: 10.1039/C4CS00253A, Tutorial ReviewUpendra K. Sharma, Nandini Sharma, Dipak D. Vachhani, Erik V. Van der Eycken
This tutorial review highlights the recent advances towards post-Ugi transformations based on metal-catalyzed key steps.
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The chemistry and engineering of polymeric hydrogel adhesives for wound closure: a tutorial

20 April, 2015 - 03:54

Chem. Soc. Rev., 2015, 44,1820-1835
DOI: 10.1039/C4CS00332B, Tutorial ReviewC. Ghobril, M. W. Grinstaff
This tutorial review highlights the key features and design requirements for the use of polymeric hydrogel adhesives in the clinic.
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Progress in asymmetric biomimetic transamination of carbonyl compounds

20 April, 2015 - 03:54

Chem. Soc. Rev., 2015, 44,1740-1748
DOI: 10.1039/C4CS00507D, Tutorial ReviewYing Xie, Hongjie Pan, Mao Liu, Xiao Xiao, Yian Shi
Transamination of [small alpha]-keto acids is an important process to form [small alpha]-amino acids in biological systems. Various biomimetic transamination systems have been developed for carbonyl compounds with chiral vitamin B6 analogues, artificial transaminase mimics, chiral nitrogen sources, and chiral catalysts. This review provides a brief summary in this area.
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Imaging of [small beta]-amyloid plaques by near infrared fluorescent tracers: a new frontier for chemical neuroscience

20 April, 2015 - 03:54

Chem. Soc. Rev., 2015, 44,1807-1819
DOI: 10.1039/C4CS00337C, Tutorial ReviewMatteo Staderini, Maria Antonia Martin, Maria Laura Bolognesi, J. Carlos Menendez
Near infrared (NIR) imaging is a promising and non-invasive method to visualize amyloid plaques in vivo.
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Recent advances in Gd-chelate based bimodal optical/MRI contrast agents

20 April, 2015 - 03:54

Chem. Soc. Rev., 2015, 44,1791-1806
DOI: 10.1039/C4CS00336E, Tutorial ReviewPeter Verwilst, Soyeon Park, Byungkwon Yoon, Jong Seung Kim
Recent developments in the field of bimodal MRI/optical contrast agents, based on Gd3+-chelates are presented.
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Hybrid energy storage: the merging of battery and supercapacitor chemistries

20 April, 2015 - 03:54

Chem. Soc. Rev., 2015, 44,1777-1790
DOI: 10.1039/C4CS00266K, Tutorial ReviewD. P. Dubal, O. Ayyad, V. Ruiz, P. Gomez-Romero
The integration of capacitive and faradaic energy storage mechanism in the form of hybrid materials, electrodes and devices aims at increasing energy and power densities for the next generation of electrochemical energy storage devices.
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Well-ordered nanohybrids and nanoporous materials from gyroid block copolymer templates

20 April, 2015 - 03:54

Chem. Soc. Rev., 2015, 44,1974-2018
DOI: 10.1039/C4CS00424H, Review ArticleHan-Yu Hsueh, Cheng-Thai Yao, Rong-Ming Ho
Well-ordered nanomaterials are fabricated by various templated syntheses using templates from degradable block copolymers with gyroid-forming network morphologies.
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