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Chem. Sci., 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C6SC01803C, Edge Article
Most Bi-based photoelectrodes have suitable bandgap and can effectively promote the water splitting reaction. However, the simple preparation methods for Bi-based binary metal oxides as photoanodes were scarce. This paper...
Chem. Sci., 2016, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C6SC02465C, Edge Article
A new method is introduced for self-assembling citrate-capped gold nanoparticles into supraparticles with crystallographically aligned building blocks.
Chem. Sci., 2016, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C6SC02103D, Edge Article
Pseudomonas aeruginosa swarming motility can be inhibited with a small molecule inhibitor of c-di-GMP phosphodiesterase, RocR.
Chem. Sci., 2016, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C5SC04766H, Edge Article
Switching of the inclusion of guest molecules was realized by the crystallization induced self-assembly of a benzothiadiazole-type macrocyclic boronic ester.
Chem. Sci., 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C6SC01434H, Edge Article
Polysulfides are important additives to a wide variety of industrial and consumer products and figure prominently in the chemistry and biology of garlic and related medicinal plants. Although their antioxidant...
Leonardo Maugeri, Julia Asencio-Hernández , Tomas Lebl, David Bradford Cordes, Alexandra Slawin, Marc-Andre Delsuc and Douglas Philp
Chem. Sci., 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C6SC01974A, Edge Article
The halogen bond (XB) donor properties of neutral 1,4-diaryl-5-iodo-1,2,3-triazoles, are explored using a combination of computational and experimental results and are shown to be competitive in halogen bonding efficiency with...
Masaaki Kitano, Yasunori Inoue, Hiroki Ishikawa, Kyosuke Yamagata, Takuya Nakao, Tomofumi Tada, Satoru Matsuishi, Toshiharu Yokoyama, Michikazu Hara and Hideo Hosono
Chem. Sci., 2016, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C6SC90039A, Correction
Kerstin Freitag, Mariusz Molon, Paul Jerabek, Katharina Dilchert, Christoph Rösler, Rüdiger W Seidel, Christian Gemel, G Frenking and Roland Fischer
Chem. Sci., 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C6SC02106A, Edge Article
The analogy between ZnR fragments and the hydrogen radical represents a fruitful concept in organometallic synthesis. The organozinc(II) and -zinc(I) sources ZnMe2 (Me = methyl) and [Zn2Cp*2] (Cp* = pentamethylcyclopentadienyl)...
Xiaochun Zhu, Maarten G. Goesten, Arjan Koekkoek, Brahim Mezari, Georgy Filonenko, Heiner Friedrich, Roderigh Rohling, Bartłomiej Maciej Szyja, Jorge Gascon, Freek Kapteijn and Emiel J.M. Hensen
Chem. Sci., 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C6SC01295G, Edge Article
In applying a multi-scale spectrospic and computational approach, we demonstrate that the synthesis of stacked Silicalite-1 zeolite nanosheets, in the presence of a long-tail diquarnary ammonium salt surfactant, proceeds through...
Yao Sun, Chunrong Qu, Hao Chen, Maomao He, Chu Tang, Kangquan Shou, Suhyun Hong, Meng Yang, Yuxin Jiang, Bingbing Ding, Yuling Xiao, Lei Xing, Xuechuan Hong and Zhen Cheng
Chem. Sci., 2016, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C6SC01561A, Edge Article
Optical imaging of diseases represents a highly dynamic and multidisciplinary research area, and second near-infrared window (NIR-II, 1000–1700 nm) imaging is at the forefront of the research on optical imaging techniques.
Zicheng Ding, Xiaojing Long, Chuandong Dou, Jun Liu and Lixiang Wang
Chem. Sci., 2016, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C6SC01756H, Edge Article
A new polymer acceptor based on the BNBP unit with an optimal LUMO energy level has been developed. The resulting all-polymer solar cells show high PCEs, remarkably high Voc values and small photon energy losses.
Xiaoru Zhang, Ruijuan Li, Yuanyuan Chen, Shusheng Zhang, Wenshuang Wang and Fuchuan Li
Chem. Sci., 2016, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C6SC02089E, Edge Article
We report herein imaging cell surface glycosylation by using click chemistry and DNA rolling circle amplification (RCA) to improve detection sensitivity..
Wengang Liu, Leilei Zhang, Wensheng Yan, Xiaoyan Liu, Xiaofeng Yang, Shu Miao, Wentao Wang, Aiqin Wang and Tao Zhang
Chem. Sci., 2016, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C6SC02105K, Edge Article
The single-atom Co–N–C catalyst with the structure of CoN4C8-1-2O2 shows excellent performance for the chemoselective hydrogenation of nitroarenes to produce azo compounds under mild reaction conditions.
Jos J. M. Lenders, Giulia Mirabello and Nico A. J. M. Sommerdijk
Chem. Sci., 2016, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C6SC00523C, Perspective
Living organisms often exploit solid but poorly ordered mineral phases as precursors in the biomineralization of their inorganic body parts.
Chem. Sci., 2016, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C6SC01724J, Edge Article
A sequential catalysis strategy for the synthesis of chiral β-alkynyl carbonyl and sulfonyl derivatives.
Chem. Sci., 2016, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C6SC01742H, Edge Article
Gold-catalyzed C-heteroatom (C–X) coupling reactions are evaluated without using sacrificial oxidants.
Xuejin Yang, Xueliang Shi, Naoki Aratani, Théo P. Gonçalves, Kuo-Wei Huang, Hiroko Yamada, Chunyan Chi and Qian Miao
Chem. Sci., 2016, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C6SC01795A, Edge Article
A new class of conjugated polycyclic molecules containing a C6–C5–C6–C7–C6 polycylic framework was synthesized. Both experiments and calculations show different electron structures in comparison to their pentacene isomers.
Hau-Ming Jan, Yi-Chi Chen, Yu-Yin Shih, Yu-Chen Huang, Zhijay Tu, Arun B. Ingle, Sheng-Wen Liu, Ming-Shiang Wu, Jacquelyn Gervay-Hague, Kwok-Kong Tony Mong, Yet-Ran Chen and Chun-Hung Lin
Chem. Sci., 2016, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C6SC00889E, Edge Article
Helicobacter pylori infects approximately half of the human population and is the main cause of various gastric diseases.
Majed S. Fataftah, Scott C. Coste, Bess Vlaisavljevich, Joseph M. Zadrozny and Danna E. Freedman
Chem. Sci., 2016, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C6SC02170K, Edge Article
We employ ac susceptibility as a probe of small changes of transverse zero-field splitting, revealing that these subtle changes transform [Co(C3S5)2]2− from a molecular magnet to a candidate qubit.
Matthew Witman, Sanliang Ling, Samantha Anderson, Lianheng Tong, Kyriakos Stylianou, Ben Slater, Berend Smit and Maciej Haranczyk
Chem. Sci., 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C6SC01477A, Edge Article
This is an Accepted Manuscript, which has been through the RSC Publishing peer review process and has been accepted for publication. Accepted manuscripts are published online shortly after acceptance. This version of the article will be replaced by the fully edited, formatted and proof read Advance Article as soon as this is available.
Dmytro Dziuba, Petr Pospisil, Jan Matyasovsky, Jiri Brynda, Dana Nachtigallova, Lubomir Rulisek, Radek Pohl, Martin Hof and Michal Hocek
Chem. Sci., 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C6SC02548J, Edge Article
A nucleoside bearing a solvatochromic push-pull fluorene fluorophore (dCFL) was designed and synthesized by the Sonogashira coupling of alkyne-linked fluorene 8 with 5-iodo-2’-deoxycytidine. The fluorene building block 8 and labeled...
Chem. Sci., 2016, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C6SC01758D, Edge Article
We present stable solid-state perovskite based luminophores with different emission colors via surface protection of CsPbX3 (X = Br or I) with a polyhedral oligomeric silsesquioxane.
Ya-Zhong Dai, Na Ai, Yang Lu, Yu-Qing Zheng, Jin-Hu Dou, Ke Shi, Ting Lei, Jie-Yu Wang and Jian Pei
Chem. Sci., 2016, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C6SC01380E, Edge Article
The low LUMO level and the conformation-locked planar backbone provide polymer AzaBDOPV-2T with electron mobilities over 3.22 cm2 V−1 s−1 tested in air.
Chem. Sci., 2016, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C6SC01791F, Edge Article
A PCE of 7.33% was achieved in a PSC based on a new copolymer, PDTPO-IDT, with bandgaps of up to 2.05 eV.
Berwyck Poad, Nicholas Reed, Christopher Hansen, Adam Trevitt, Stephen Blanksby, Emily Mackay, M Sherburn, Bun Chan and Leo Radom
Chem. Sci., 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C6SC01726F, Edge Article
Owing to the increased proton affinity that results from additional negative charges, multiply-charged anions have been proposed as one route to prepare and access a range of new and powerful...

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