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Chem. Sci., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5SC02544C, Edge Article
The catalytic activity and durability are crucial for the development of high-performance electrocatalysts. To design the electrocatalysts with excellent electroactivity and durability, the structure and composition are two important guiding...
Moinul Choudhury, Simone Ciampi, Ying Yang, Roya Tavallaie, Ying Zhu, Leila Zarei, Vinicius Romero Gonçales and John Justin Gooding
Chem. Sci., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5SC03011K, Edge Article
The requirement of a wire to each electrode is central to the design of any electronic device but can also be a major restriction. For example it entails space restrictions...
Chem. Sci., 2015, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C5SC90050F, Correction
Chem. Sci., 2015, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C5SC02667A, Edge Article
Penta-twinned Cu nanowires have a strain-tunable low overpotential for CO2 electroreduction.
Chem. Sci., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5SC02050F, Edge Article
Meso-macroporous hierarchical poly(ionic liquid)s (MPILs) with extremely high density of ionic sites and tunable pore structure were ionothermally synthesized through the free radical self-polymerization of our newly designed rigid divinylimidazole...
Weiqing Xie, Zhigao Shen, Xixian Pan, Yisheng Lai, Jiadong Hu, Xiaolong Wan, Xiaoge Li and Hui Zhang
Chem. Sci., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5SC02485D, Edge Article
By designing a novel chiral ion-pair organocatalyst composed of chiral phosphate and DABCO-derived quaternary ammonium, highly enantioselective 3-exo iodo-cycloetherification of allyl alcohols was achieved using NIS as halogen source. Based...
Chem. Sci., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5SC02565F, Edge Article
Design of biological signal-responsive biomaterials is essential for controlling cell-cell and cell-matrices interactions. Herein, we developed a dynamic hydrogel to control cell adhesion with biological signal in cellular microenvironment. The...
Nicholas G. White and Mark J. MacLachlan
Chem. Sci., 2015, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C5SC02577J, Edge Article
O–H⋯Br hydrogen bonding gives water-stable hexagonal nanotubes.
Zhen-Zhen Chen, Shuai Liu, Wen-Juan Hao, Ge Xu, Shuo Wu, Jiao-Na Miao, Bo Jiang, Shu-Liang Wang, Shu-Jiang Tu and Guigen Li
Chem. Sci., 2015, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C5SC02343B, Edge Article
Catalytic bicyclization of 1,5-enynes anchored by α,β-conjugates with arylsulfonyl radicals was established using TBAI and Cu(OAc)2 as co-catalysts.
Chem. Sci., 2015, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C5SC02558C, Edge Article
The economic amide base lithium dicyclohexylamide (Cy2NLi) undergoes fast (40 s) and convenient (0 °C) in situ trapping flow metalations of a broad range of functionalized aromatics in the presence of various metal salts.
Chem. Sci., 2015, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C5SC02203G, Edge Article
Conducting polyaniline is deposited into a G-quadruplex-crosslinked pNIPAM copolymer undergoing switchable stimuli-responsive solution/hydrogel/solid transitions.
Chem. Sci., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5SC02546J, Minireview
After decades of research on molecular excitons, only few molecular dimers are available on which exciton and vibronic coupling theories can be rigorously tested. In centrosymmetric H-bonded dimers consisting of...
Eric Bouleau, Pierre Saint-Bonnet, Frédéric Mentink-Vigier, Hiroki Takahashi, Jean-François JACQUOT, Michel Bardet, Fabien Aussenac, Armin Purea, Frank Engelke, Sabine Hediger, Daniel Lee and Gaël De Paëpe
Chem. Sci., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5SC02819A, Edge Article
We report a strategy to push the limits of solid-state NMR sensitivity far beyond its current state-of-the-art. The approach relies on the use of Dynamic Nuclear Polarization and demonstrates unprecedented...
Giullia Neri, Angela Scala, Enza Fazio, Placido Mineo, Antonio Rescifina, Anna Piperno and Giovanni Grassi
Chem. Sci., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5SC02576A, Edge Article
Solvent free 1,3-dipolar cycloaddition (1,3-DC) reactions between graphite flakes and mesoionic oxazolones were carried out by heating the resulting solid mixture at mild temperatures (70–120 °C). The direct functionalization and...
Wei Cheng, Felix Rechberger, Gabriele Ilari, Huan Ma, Wan-Ing Lin and Markus Niederberger
Chem. Sci., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5SC02525G, Edge Article
While lithium metal silicates such as Li2MSiO4 (M=Fe, Co, Mn) are well-known cathode materials for lithium ion batteries, the metal silicates M2SiO4 (M=Co, Fe, Mn) have rarely been studied as...
Nicole L Lampland, Aradhana Pindwal, Steven Ryan Neal, Shealyn Schlauderaff, Arkady Ellern and Aaron D Sadow
Chem. Sci., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5SC02435H, Edge Article
ToMMgHB(C6F5)3 (1, ToM = tris(4,4-dimethyl-2-oxazolinyl)phenylborate) catalyzes the 1,4-hydrosilylation of α,β-unsaturated esters. This magnesium hydridoborate compound is synthesized by the reaction of ToMMgMe, PhSiH3, and B(C6F5)3. Unlike the transient ToMMgH formed...
Chem. Sci., 2015, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C5SC02707A, Edge Article
Computations on the heavier group 14 dimetallenes [E{CH(SiMe3)2}2]2 and [E{N(SiMe3)2}2]2 (E = Ge, Sn, or Pb) and their respective monomers indicated that empirically observed dimerization is principally driven by attractive dispersion forces.
Chem. Sci., 2015, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C5SC02725J, Edge Article
The ability of tetraazalene radical bridging ligands to mediate exceptionally strong magnetic exchange coupling across a range of transition metal complexes is demonstrated.
Chem. Sci., 2015, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C5SC02277K, Edge Article
An ultrasensitive Mo-doped BiVO4 composite was used to engineer a photoelectrochemical platform for the direct analysis of the global antioxidant capacity. Using this principle, an integrated device was successfully exploited for the “smart” monitoring of antioxidant-rich foodstuffs.
Masanari Nakayama, Satoshi Kajiyama, Tatsuya Nishimura and Takashi Kato
Chem. Sci., 2015, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C5SC01820J, Edge Article
Liquid-crystalline CaCO3 crystals were obtained by bio-inspired crystallization through amorphous CaCO3. These calcite nanorods were macroscopically aligned by applying mechanical force to the liquid-crystalline phase.
Hai-Yu Hu, Ngee-Han Lim, Hans-Paul Juretschke, Danping Ding-Pfennigdorff, Peter Florian, Markus Kohlmann, Abdullah Kandira, Jens Peter von Kries, Joachim Saas, Karl A. Rudolphi, K. Ulrich Wendt, Hideaki Nagase, Oliver Plettenburg, Marc Nazare and Carsten Schultz
Chem. Sci., 2015, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C5SC01301A, Edge Article
Cartilage-binding bimodal MRI and fluorescent probes were developed to monitor osteoarthritic damage in animal models over extended periods of time.
Chem. Sci., 2015, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C5SC02510A, Edge Article
Cellulose-supported chiral Rh nanoparticle (NP) catalysts have been developed.
Yingjie Zhao, Sebastian Benz, Naomi Sakai and Stefan Matile
Chem. Sci., 2015, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C5SC02563J, Edge Article
The tortoise and the hare: anion–π interactions are reported to selectively accelerate the intrinsically disfavored addition of malonate half thioesters.
Chem. Sci., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5SC02307F, Edge Article
Density functional theory calculations demonstrate that the reversal of regiochemical outcome of the addition for substituted methyl propiolates in the rhodium-catalyzed [(2+2)+2] carbocyclization with PPh3 and (S)-xyl-binap as ligands is...
Zhenhua Li, Mingfei Shao, Hongli An, Zixuan Wang, Simin Xu, Min Wei, David G. Evans and Xue Duan
Chem. Sci., 2015, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C5SC02417J, Edge Article
Fast electrosynthesis of Fe-containing layered double hydroxide arrays and their highly-efficient electrocatalytic performance toward small molecule oxidation reactions.

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