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Alexey Volkov, Fredrik Tinnis, Tove Slagbrand, Paz Trillo and Hans Adolfsson
Chem. Soc. Rev., 2017, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C6CS00244G, Tutorial Review
This tutorial review presents the most prominent protocols developed for chemoselective amide reduction.
Chem. Soc. Rev., 2016, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C6CS00604C, Review Article
The title compounds exhibit metal centered chirality (Λ/Δ), chelate conformers (λ/δ), configurational diastereomers (R/S) due to carbon stereocenters, geometric isomers (fac/mer), and C–C bond/C3 axis alignment modes (lel/ob).
Katie A. Cychosz, Rémy Guillet-Nicolas, Javier García-Martínez and Matthias Thommes
Chem. Soc. Rev., 2016, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C6CS00391E, Review Article
From themed collection Hierarchically-structured porous materials: from basic understanding to applications
This review focuses on important aspects of applying physisorption for the pore structural characterization of hierarchical materials such as mesoporous zeolites.
Chem. Soc. Rev., 2016, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C6CS90097F, Profile
From themed collection 2016 Emerging Investigators
Chemical Society Reviews profiles the Emerging Investigators featuring work in this issue.
José-Antonio García-López and Michael F. Greaney
Chem. Soc. Rev., 2016, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C6CS00220J, Review Article
The synthesis of biaryls from benzyne intermediates offers an alternative strategy to conventional metal-catalyzed cross-coupling approaches.
Chem. Soc. Rev., 2016, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C6CS00369A, Review Article
The recently discovered chiral induced spin selectivity (CISS) effect gives rise to a spin selective electron transmission through biomolecules.
Chem. Soc. Rev., 2016, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C6CS00597G, Review Article
This review highlights the recent progress made in the study of the synthesis of nanoporous ionic organic networks (NIONs) and their promising applications.
Chem. Soc. Rev., 2016, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C6CS00174B, Tutorial Review
From themed collection Challenges in Aromaticity: 150 Years after Kekulé’s Benzene
A tutorial review describing kekulene and other cycloarenes, their synthesis, and the fundamental concepts of aromaticity they taught.
Stefano Casalini, Carlo Augusto Bortolotti, Francesca Leonardi and Fabio Biscarini
Chem. Soc. Rev., 2016, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C6CS00509H, Review Article
SAMs on electrodes, dielectrics, and semiconductors enhance the stability and the response of organic electronic devices and enable the design of new experiments and device layouts.
Chem. Soc. Rev., 2016, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C6CS00424E, Review Article
Interfaces between 2D material overlayers and solid surfaces provide confined spaces for chemical processes, which have stimulated new chemistry under a 2D cover.
Chem. Soc. Rev., 2016, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C6CS00271D, Review Article
Summary of advanced strategies to generate reactive oxygen species (ROS) through both photodynamic and non-photodynamic procedures for cancer therapy.
Yizhong Shen, Adam J. Shuhendler, Deju Ye, Jing-Juan Xu and Hong-Yuan Chen
Chem. Soc. Rev., 2016, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C6CS00442C, Review Article
Integration of the two-photon excitation (TPE) technique and nanomaterials to construct TPE nanoparticle-based photosensitizers for PDT is summarized and reviewed.
Jiayu Wan, Steven D. Lacey, Jiaqi Dai, Wenzhong Bao, Michael S. Fuhrer and Liangbing Hu
Chem. Soc. Rev., 2016, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C5CS00758E, Review Article
2D materials have attracted tremendous attention due to their unique physical and chemical properties since the discovery of graphene. Among all modification methods, intercalation has emerged as a unique and powerful tool to further tune the properties of these atomically thin materials.
Chem. Soc. Rev., 2016, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C6CS00371K, Tutorial Review
Transition metal-catalysed systems of C–H activation of arenes in combination with opening of strained or reactive three, four, and five membered rings are summarized in this review.
Malay Patra, Kristof Zarschler, Hans-Jürgen Pietzsch, Holger Stephan and Gilles Gasser
Chem. Soc. Rev., 2016, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C5CS00784D, Tutorial Review
This tutorial review describes the fundamental concept of tumour pretargeting, highlights the historical as well as recent advances of this strategy and discusses the advantages and disadvantages of different available variations.
Anthony W. DeMartino, David F. Zigler, Jon M. Fukuto and Peter C. Ford
Chem. Soc. Rev., 2016, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C6CS00585C, Review Article
The overview presented here has the goal of examining whether carbon disulfide (CS2) may play a role as an endogenously generated bioregulator and/or has therapeutic value.
Chem. Soc. Rev., 2016, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C6CS00619A, Review Article
Crown ethers, discovered by the winner of the Nobel Prize Charles Pedersen, are cyclic chemical compounds that consist of a ring or multiple rings containing several ether groups that are capable of binding various ions.
Wenpei Fan, Peng Huang and Xiaoyuan Chen
Chem. Soc. Rev., 2016, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C6CS00616G, Review Article
This review summarizes the latest progress in deep photodynamic therapy (PDT), which overcomes the Achilles' heel of PDT.
Chem. Soc. Rev., 2016, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C6CS00413J, Tutorial Review
This review highlights the design strategies and response processes of the fluorescent chemosensors with dual/triple interplaying sensing mechanisms.
Chem. Soc. Rev., 2016, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C6CS00435K, Review Article
A comprehensive review of “smart” supramolecular gels, exploring the physical and chemical mechanisms responsible for thermo-, photo- and mechano-switchable behaviours.
Chem. Soc. Rev., 2016, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C6CS00197A, Tutorial Review
The development and adaptation of CRISPR–Cas9 as a genome editing tool and chemical biology approaches for modulating its activity.
N. Grimaldi, F. Andrade, N. Segovia, L. Ferrer-Tasies, S. Sala, J. Veciana and N. Ventosa
Chem. Soc. Rev., 2016, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C6CS00409A, Review Article
Multifunctional lipid-based nanovesicles (L-NVs) prepared by molecular self-assembly of membrane components together with (bio)-active molecules, by means of compressed CO2-media or other non-conventional methods lead to highly homogeneous, tailor-made nanovesicles that are used for advanced nanomedicine. Confocal microscopy image of siRNA transfection using L-NVs, reprinted with permission from de Jonge, et al., Gene Therapy, 2006, 13, 400–411.
Chem. Soc. Rev., 2016, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C6CS00573J, Tutorial Review
From themed collection 2016 Emerging Investigators
This tutorial review outlines the theory and practice of computational modeling applied to understanding and predicting stereoselectivity.
Kate E. Horner, Mark A. Miller, Jonathan W. Steed and Paul M. Sutcliffe
Chem. Soc. Rev., 2016, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C6CS00448B, Tutorial Review
This tutorial review provides an introduction to the mathematics of knots and topological concepts in the context of the chemical sciences.
Ahu Gümrah Dumanli and Thierry Savin
Chem. Soc. Rev., 2016, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C6CS00129G, Review Article
From themed collection Bioinspired Surfaces and Materials
This review presents the recent progress in mimicking the shiny and iridescent structural colours found in nature.

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This review summarizes and discusses the synthetic strategies, properties and applications of two-dimensional transition metal dichalcogenide nanosheet-based composites, with emphasis on those new appealing structures, properties and functions.
DOI: 10.1039/C4CS00182F
Published: 08 Oct 2014
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This review covers the progress in the research and development of carbon quantum dots and their applications in chemical sensing, biosensing, bioimaging, nanomedicine, photocatalysis and electrocatalysis.
DOI: 10.1039/C4CS00269E
Published: 15 Oct 2014
48 citations
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.
DOI: 10.1039/C6CS00075D
Published: 13 Apr 2016

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