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Fluorescent carbon nanowires made by pyrolysis of DNA nanofibers and plasmon-assisted emission enhancement of their fluorescence

Chem. Commun. - 15 September, 2014 - 04:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,11887-11890
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC04647A, CommunicationHidenobu Nakao, Shiho Tokonami, Yojiro Yamamoto, Hiroshi Shiigi, Yoshihiko Takeda
Ag-doped carbon nanowires (Ag-doped CNWs) are produced using pyrolysis of DNA nanofibers with well-attached silver nanoparticles (AgNPs), indicating emission enhancement assisted by localized plasmon resonances.
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An ultrastable {Ag55Mo6} nanocluster with a Ag-centered multishell structure

Chem. Commun. - 15 September, 2014 - 04:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,11934-11937
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC05893C, CommunicationKun Zhou, Yun Geng, Li-Kai Yan, Xin-Long Wang, Xian-Chun Liu, Guo-Gang Shan, Kui-Zhan Shao, Zhong-Min Su, Ying-Ning Yu
An ultrastable {Ag55Mo6} nanocluster with a Ag-centered multishell structure in [Ag55(MoO4)6(C[triple bond, length as m-dash]CtBu)24(CH3COO)18](OAc)[middle dot]2H2O, which was synthesized by the self-assembly method.
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A RCA-based assay for analyzing individual strand break in DNA heteroduplex cleavage by restriction endonucleases

Chem. Commun. - 15 September, 2014 - 04:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,11930-11933
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC05314A, CommunicationGuojie Zhao, Tianyu Hu, Jun Li, Hua Wei, Hong Shang, Yifu Guan
Electrophoresis-free analysis of single strand break of DNA duplexes cleaved by restriction endonucleases using RCA.
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On-surface aryl-aryl coupling via selective C-H activation

Chem. Commun. - 15 September, 2014 - 04:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,11825-11828
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC05482B, CommunicationQiang Sun, Chi Zhang, Huihui Kong, Qinggang Tan, Wei Xu
Through the interplay of high-resolution scanning tunneling microscopy (STM) imaging/manipulation and density functional theory (DFT) calculations, we have demonstrated that an unprecedented selective aryl-aryl coupling via direct C-H bond activation can be successfully achieved on Cu(110).
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An efficient one-pot strategy for the highly regioselective metal-free synthesis of 1,4-disubstituted-1,2,3-triazoles

Chem. Commun. - 15 September, 2014 - 04:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,11926-11929
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC04678A, CommunicationAkbar Ali, Arlene G. Correa, Diego Alves, Julio Zukerman-Schpector, Bernhard Westermann, Marco A. B. Ferreira, Marcio W. Paixao
A simple and efficient metal-free methodology for the regioselective synthesis of 1,4-disubstituted-1,2,3-triazoles by applying a novel inverse electron-demand-1,3-dipolar cycloaddition approach has been developed.
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High yield, controlled synthesis of graphitic networks from dense micro emulsions

Chem. Commun. - 15 September, 2014 - 04:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,11848-11851
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC05455E, CommunicationE. Negro, M. Dieci, D. Sordi, K. Kowlgi, M. Makkee, G. J. M. Koper
We propose a new synthesis method to produce hyper-branched carbon nano structures that we call carbon nano networks. These porous, graphitic materials directly grow into a networked structure, do not require the use of an inorganic support, and can be tailored by experimental conditions to better suit their application.
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A pH-responsive prodrug for real-time drug release monitoring and targeted cancer therapy

Chem. Commun. - 15 September, 2014 - 04:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,11852-11855
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC05008H, CommunicationShi-Ying Li, Li-Han Liu, Hui-Zhen Jia, Wen-Xiu Qiu, Lei Rong, Hong Cheng, Xian-Zheng Zhang
A novel pH-responsive cancer targeting prodrug with real-time drug release monitoring capability was demonstrated based on the concept of contact-mediated quenching between doxorubicin and a coumarin derivative.
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Solvent-free synthesis, coating and morphogenesis of conductive polymer materials through spontaneous generation of activated monomers

Chem. Commun. - 15 September, 2014 - 04:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,11840-11843
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC05171H, CommunicationOpen Access Open Access Creative Commons Licence&nbsp This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported Licence.Ryo Muramatsu, Yuya Oaki, Kento Kuwabara, Kosei Hayashi, Hiroaki Imai
Synthesis, coating, and morphogenesis of conductive polymers were achieved on a variety of substrates through spontaneous generation of activated monomer vapors under ambient pressure and low temperature conditions.
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High thermal stability of block copolymer-capped Au and Cu nanoparticles

Chem. Commun. - 15 September, 2014 - 04:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,11919-11921
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC04937C, CommunicationIryna I. Perepichka, Mohamed A. Mezour, Dmitrii F. Perepichka, R. Bruce Lennox
Pyridine-containing block copolymers (PS-P4VP) can effectively stabilize metal nanoparticles which survive prolonged heating in solutions at high temperatures.
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Type-II core-shell Si-CdS nanocrystals: synthesis and spectroscopic and electrical properties

Chem. Commun. - 15 September, 2014 - 04:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,11922-11925
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC04722B, CommunicationGuan Wang, Jianwei Ji, Chengdong Li, Linwei Yu, Weikuan Duan, Wei Wei, Xiaozeng You, Xiangxing Xu
Type-II core-shell Si-CdS colloidal nanocrystals are synthesized with the spectroscopic and electronic properties tuned by the thickness of the CdS shell.
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Facile fabrication of self-repairing superhydrophobic coatings

Chem. Commun. - 15 September, 2014 - 04:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,11891-11894
DOI: 10.1039/C3CC49251F, CommunicationKunlin Chen, Shuxue Zhou, Limin Wu
Recovery of the surface topographic structure and full restoration of superhydrophobicity in damaged areas can be achieved under UV-irradiation.
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The group trend of lanthanides binding to DNA and DNAzymes with a complex but symmetric pattern

Chem. Commun. - 15 September, 2014 - 04:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,11859-11862
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC05551A, CommunicationWei Ting David Lin, Po-Jung Jimmy Huang, Rachel Pautler, Juewen Liu
Lanthanides bind to DNA and DNAzymes with a symmetric pattern and the tightest binding occurs for Nd3+ and Ho3+.
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Thermally-stable resistive switching with a large ON/OFF ratio achieved in poly(triphenylamine)

Chem. Commun. - 15 September, 2014 - 04:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,11856-11858
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC04696J, CommunicationWenbin Zhang, Cheng Wang, Gang Liu, Xiaojian Zhu, Xinxin Chen, Liang Pan, Hongwei Tan, Wuhong Xue, Zhenghui Ji, Jun Wang, Yu Chen, Run-Wei Li
Thermally stable poly(triphenylamine) (PTPA) has been used to achieve promising resistive switching memory devices with a large ON/OFF ratio.
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Microarray immobilization of biomolecules using a fast trans-cyclooctene (TCO)-tetrazine reaction

Chem. Commun. - 15 September, 2014 - 04:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,11818-11821
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC03838J, CommunicationPing Wang, Zhenkun Na, Jiaqi Fu, Chelsea Y. J. Tan, Huatang Zhang, Shao Q. Yao, Hongyan Sun
A site-specific microarray immobilization method based on trans-cyclooctene-tetrazine ligation has been developed and applied to anchor a variety of biomolecules.
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Interview with Tony James

Chem. Commun. - 15 September, 2014 - 04:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,11786-11787
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC90217C, Profile
2014 is the 50th anniversary of both ChemComm and Tony James. Here, Tony discusses the importance of networking and collaboration in research.
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Hydrogen sulfide (H2S) releasing agents: chemistry and biological applications

Chem. Commun. - 15 September, 2014 - 04:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,11788-11805
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC00968A, Feature ArticleYu Zhao, Tyler D. Biggs, Ming Xian
This Feature Article provides an overview of currently known hydrogen sulfide donors.
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A strain-promoted alkyne-azide cycloaddition (SPAAC) reaction of a novel EpCAM aptamer-fluorescent conjugate for imaging of cancer cells

Chem. Commun. - 15 September, 2014 - 04:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,11810-11813
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC02996H, CommunicationNithya Subramanian, Jagadeesh Babu Sreemanthula, Baghavathi Balaji, Jagat R. Kanwar, Jyotirmay Biswas, Subramanian Krishnakumar
A novel EpCAM aptamer-DIBO-AF594 fluorescent conjugate was synthesised using bio-orthogonal chemistry employing copper free, strain promoted alkyne-azide cycloaddition (SPAAC) reaction.
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Blending conjugated polymers without phase separation for fluorescent colour tuning of polymeric materials through FRET

Chem. Commun. - 15 September, 2014 - 04:54

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50,11814-11817
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC03594A, CommunicationChengjun Pan, Kazunori Sugiyasu, Masayuki Takeuchi
Conjugated polymers encapsulated by the identical cyclic sidechains afford an effective host-guest ensemble for designing fluorescent polymeric materials.
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