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Chem. Soc. Rev., 2016, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C6CS00079G, Tutorial Review
From themed collection Surface Reaction Dynamics
Scattering experiments using liquid microjets provide a window into collisions and reactions at the surfaces of high vapor pressure liquids.
Chem. Soc. Rev., 2016, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C6CS00062B, Review Article
Closing the photosynthetic cycle on the nanometer scale under membrane separation of the half reactions for developing scalable artificial photosystems.
Chem. Soc. Rev., 2016, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C5CS00852B, Tutorial Review
Recent advances in promising metal-catalyzed and visible-light initiated radical amination reactions are reviewed.
Di Sheng Lee, Hang Qian, Chor Yong Tay and David Tai Leong
Chem. Soc. Rev., 2016, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C5CS00700C, Review Article
This review gives a panoramic view of the many DNA nanotechnology applications in cells, mechanistic understanding of how and where their interactions occur and their subsequent outcomes.
Chem. Soc. Rev., 2016, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C5CS00618J, Review Article
Liquid energy: formic acid is an ideal candidate for catalytic release and storage of hydrogen.
Chem. Soc. Rev., 2016, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C5CS00889A, Review Article
In this review, the studies on the self-assembly of Fmoc-modified biomolecules and their relevant applications in diverse advanced fields are summarized.
Rajesh Koirala, Sotiris E. Pratsinis and Alfons Baiker
Chem. Soc. Rev., 2016, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C5CS00011D, Tutorial Review
In this review we identify the crucial factors for the synthesis of catalytic materials by flame methods and examine their potential for controlling the chemical, physical and catalytic properties of as made catalysts.
Chem. Soc. Rev., 2016, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C5CS00729A, Tutorial Review
This tutorial review focuses on the recent progress in the development of metal-free carbonaceous electrocatalysts and photocatalysts for hydrogen and/or oxygen evolution from water.
Xianjun Lang, Jincai Zhao and Xiaodong Chen
Chem. Soc. Rev., 2016, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C5CS00659G, Tutorial Review
Cooperative photoredox catalysis bridges visible-light photoredox catalysis with other types of catalysis like transition-metal catalysis, biocatalysis or electrocatalysis for establishing demanding organic transformations.
Chem. Soc. Rev., 2016, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C5CS00958H, Review Article
This review describes recent progress in the design and synthesis of shape-controlled Au–Pd bimetallic NCs and their emerging catalytic applications.
Xiaoqiang Chen, Fang Wang, Ji Young Hyun, Tingwen Wei, Jian Qiang, Xintong Ren, Injae Shin and Juyoung Yoon
Chem. Soc. Rev., 2016, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C6CS00192K, Review Article
Fluorescent, luminescent and colorimetric probes for detection of reactive oxygen (ROS) and nitrogen species (RNS) in live cells, tissues and organisms as well as environmental samples are comprehensively discussed.
Kai Wang, Chang Liu, Tianyu Meng, Chao Yi and Xiong Gong
Chem. Soc. Rev., 2016, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C5CS00831J, Review Article
Recent progresses in device structures, working mechanisms, functions and advances of each component layer, as well their correlations with the efficiency and stability of inverted OPVs, are reviewed and illustrated.
Qiaoli Chen, Yanyan Jia, Shuifen Xie and Zhaoxiong Xie
Chem. Soc. Rev., 2016, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C6CS00039H, Review Article
Structural characteristics, synthetic methods and applications of well-faceted noble-metal nanocrystals with nonconvex polyhedral shapes are reviewed.
Yushi Bai, Quan Luo and Junqiu Liu
Chem. Soc. Rev., 2016, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C6CS00004E, Tutorial Review
This review provides a panoramic sketch of the emergent researching field of building protein self-assembly systems based on supramolecular strategies.
Chem. Soc. Rev., 2016, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C6CS00168H, Tutorial Review
Polystannanes are a unique class of materials as those inorganic polymers (more precisely organometallic polymers) appear to be hitherto the only characterized polymers with a backbone of covalently bound metal atoms.
T. Gensch, M. N. Hopkinson, F. Glorius and J. Wencel-Delord
Chem. Soc. Rev., 2016, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C6CS00075D, Review Article
C–H Activation reactions that proceed under mild conditions are more attractive for applications in complex molecule synthesis. Mild C–H transformations reported since 2011 are reviewed and the different concepts and strategies that have enabled their mildness are discussed.
Ala'aeddeen Swidan and Charles L. B. Macdonald
Chem. Soc. Rev., 2016, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C5CS00934K, Review Article
From themed collection Modern Main Group Chemistry
Notable aspects of the chemistry of polyether complexes of group 13 and 14 elements are reviewed.
Qing-Zhong Zheng and Ning Jiao
Chem. Soc. Rev., 2016, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C6CS00107F, Review Article
In this review, we focus on the developments of Ag-catalyzed C–H/C–C bond functionalization and the corresponding mechanism.
Adriano Ambrosi, Chun Kiang Chua, Naziah Mohamad Latiff, Adeline Huiling Loo, Colin Hong An Wong, Alex Yong Sheng Eng, Alessandra Bonanni and Martin Pumera
Chem. Soc. Rev., 2016, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C6CS00136J, Review Article
The electrochemistry of graphene and its derivatives has been extensively researched in recent years. This extends from the electrochemical preparation methods, the electrocatalytic properties of graphene doped with p-block or d-block elements, the capacitive properties to the electrochemical sensing applications.
Pushparathinam Gopinath, Shimrit Ohayon, Mickal Nawatha and Ashraf Brik
Chem. Soc. Rev., 2016, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C6CS00083E, Review Article
Ubiquitination is a key posttranslational modification, which affects numerous biological processes and is reversed by a class of enzymes known as deubiquitinases (DUBs).
Chem. Soc. Rev., 2016, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C5CS00537J, Review Article
The synthesis, structure and reactivity of dinuclear PdI complexes containing bridging allyl or related bridging cyclopentadienyl and/or indenyl ligands is reviewed.
Cho Rong Kim, Takashi Uemura and Susumu Kitagawa
Chem. Soc. Rev., 2016, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C5CS00940E, Review Article
This review highlights studies on the synthesis, characterization, and functions of the inorganic nanoparticles in porous coordination polymers.
Ping-Ping Shi, Yuan-Yuan Tang, Peng-Fei Li, Wei-Qiang Liao, Zhong-Xia Wang, Qiong Ye and Ren-Gen Xiong
Chem. Soc. Rev., 2016, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C5CS00308C, Review Article
Symmetry breaking occurs between the high-temperature, high-symmetry paraelectric phase and the low-temperature, low-symmetry ferroelectric phase along with a reduction in the number of symmetry elements, obeying the Curie symmetry principle and relating to the ferroelectricity.
Jennifer H. Granger, Nicholas E. Schlotter, Alexis C. Crawford and Marc D. Porter
Chem. Soc. Rev., 2016, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C5CS00828J, Review Article
From themed collection Fundamental Developments in Clinical Infrared and Raman Spectroscopy
This review highlights recent advances in the application of surface-enhanced Raman scattering (SERS) in pathogen detection and discusses many of the challenges in moving this technology to the point-of-care (POC) arena.
Chem. Soc. Rev., 2016, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C5CS00714C, Tutorial Review
Since its conception during the 80s, 3D-printing has been receiving unprecedented levels of attention from industry and research laboratories, in addition to end users. Enabling almost infinite possibilities for rapid prototyping, 3D-printing is being considered as fabrication tool in numerous research fields including electrochemistry which can certainly exploit the advantages of this technology for sensing, energy-related and synthetic applications.

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