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Chemical Science

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Hailong Wang, Kang Qian, Dongdong Qi, Wei Cao, Kang Wang, Song Gao and Jianzhuang Jiang
Chem. Sci., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4SC00694A, Edge Article
Effective and different inter-molecular interaction between fullerene C60 and tetrapyrrole-based double-decker SMM of three cocrystallates with different molar ratio rationalizes the slight structural change and different magnetic properties. The present...
 
Chem. Sci., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4SC00582A, Minireview
In photosynthetic light harvesting, absorbed photoenergy transfers through networks of pigment-protein complexes to a central location, known as the reaction center, for conversion to chemical energy. This process occurs with...
 
Chem. Sci., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4SC00138A, Edge Article
The synthesis of metal nanoparticles by using bacteria is of growing interest in nanobiotechnology as well as in the study of microbial metal metabolism. Some silver resistant bacteria can produce...
 
Chem. Sci., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C3SC53211A, Edge Article
A six-station linear guest for cucurbit[7]uril and cucurbit[8]uril has been synthesized in order to implement a cascade of transformations driven by external stimuli. The guest chain is sequence-programmed with electron-deficient...
 
Jianxin Geng, Dongli Meng, Shaojun Yang, Dianming Sun, Yi Zeng, Jinhua Sun, Yi Li, shouke yan, Yong Huang and Christopher W Bielawski
Chem. Sci., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4SC00598H, Edge Article
Composites prepared by grafting a conjugated polymer, poly(3-hexylthiophene) (P3HT), to the surfaces of graphene oxide were shown to result in a dual fluorescent material with tunable photoluminescent properties. Capitalizing on...
 
Ziya Köstereli, Rosario Scopelliti and Kay Severin
Chem. Sci., 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4SC00737A, Edge Article
A mixture of two fluorescent amphiphiles allows differentiating aminoglycosides by a pattern-based analysis of the fluorescence spectra.
 
Sebastian Schöttl, Julien Marcus, Olivier Diat, Didier Touraud, Werner Kunz, Thomas Zemb and Dominik Horinek
Chem. Sci., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4SC00153B, Edge Article
Curious effects ranging from enzyme activity to anomalies in evaporation rates that are known since more than fifty years suggest the existence and thermodynamic stability of surfactant-free micelles. Only recently,...
 
Ie-Rang Jeon, Jesse G. Park, Chad R. Haney and T. David Harris
Chem. Sci., 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4SC00396A, Edge Article
We demonstrate the potential utility of spin crossover iron(II) complexes as temperature-responsive paramagnetic chemical exchange saturation transfer (PARACEST) contrast agents in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) thermometry.
 
Katherine E. Bujold, Johans Fakhoury, Thomas G. W. Edwardson, Karina M. M. Carneiro, Joel Neves Briard, Antoine G. Godin, Lilian Amrein, Graham D. Hamblin, Lawrence C. Panasci, Paul W. Wiseman and Hanadi F. Sleiman
Chem. Sci., 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4SC00646A, Edge Article
Here, we demonstrate a new approach for the design and assembly of a dynamic DNA cube with an addressable cellular uptake profile.
 
Sabine Reisinger, Michael Bodensteiner, Eufemio Moreno Pineda, Joseph J. W. McDouall, Manfred Scheer and Richard A. Layfield
Chem. Sci., 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4SC00666F, Edge Article
Chromium(II) chloride reacts with LiCp* (Cp* = C5Me5) and LiE (SiMe3)2 (E = P or As) to give the chromium(IV) phosphide [(η5-Cp*Cr)(μ3-P)]4 (1) or the chromium(III) arsenide [(η5-Cp*Cr)33-As)2] (2), respectively.
 
Chem. Sci., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4SC00813H, Edge Article
Allosteric regulation, a key biological phenomenon, has been demonstrated for controlling the supramolecular handedness of an artificial self-assembled system. Supramolecular assembly of Perylene bisimide (PBI) functionalized with dipicolylethylenediamine (DPA) binding...
 
Elena Arceo, Ana Bahamonde, Giulia Bergonzini and Paolo Melchiorre
Chem. Sci., 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4SC00315B, Edge Article
The first asymmetric catalytic alkylation of unmodified ketones with alkyl halides is described. A cinchona-based primary amine catalyst guides both the stereoselectivity and the photo-activation of the substrates. This metal-free approach contributes a rare example of a highly enantioselective photochemical catalytic process.
 
David Webber, Jannise J. Buckley, Priscilla D. Antunez and Richard L. Brutchey
Chem. Sci., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4SC00749B, Edge Article
Despite their extremely low solubility in most solvents, hexagonal grey selenium and tellurium are shown to be remarkably soluble in binary mixtures of thiols and ethylenediamine (en) at room temperature...
 
Adele Faulkner, Nicholas J. Race, James S. Scott and John F. Bower
Chem. Sci., 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4SC00652F, Edge Article
Copper catalyzed Heck-like cyclizations of oxime esters are described. This new protocol is an effective alternative to Pd-based systems and highlights the value of replacing precious metal catalysts with cheaper and more sustainable variants.
 
Ragnar Bjornsson, Frederico Alves Lima, Thomas Spatzal, Thomas Weyhermueller, Pieter Glatzel, eckhard bill, Oliver Einsle, Frank Neese and Serena DeBeer
Chem. Sci., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4SC00337C, Edge Article
Nitrogenase is a complex enzyme that catalyzes the formation of ammonia utilizing a MoFe7S9C cluster. The presence of a central carbon atom was recently revealed, finally completing the atomic level...
 
Chem. Sci., 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4SC00697F, Edge Article
Intermolecular amination of aldehydic C–H bonds has been achieved via Co(II)-based metalloradical catalysis.
 
Chem. Sci., 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4SC00603H, Edge Article
J couplings measured between 11B spin pairs in solid diboron compounds provide insight into electronic structure and crystallographic symmetry.
 
Jishan Wu, Zebing Zeng, Sangsu Lee, José L. Zafra, Masatoshi Ishida, NiNa Bao, Richard D Webster, Juan T. López Navarrete, Jun Ding, Juan Casado and Dongho Kim
Chem. Sci., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4SC00659C, Edge Article
Polycyclic hydrocarbon with a singlet biradical ground state has recently become a hot topic among various studies on -conjugated systems and it is of importance to understand the fundamental structure-biradical...
 
Chem. Sci., 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4SC00107A, Edge Article
A versatile thioether substituent on tetrazoles enables facile photoinduced intramolecular nitrile imine cycloadditions to form polycyclic pyrazolines.
 
Ignacio J Villar Garcia, Kevin RJ Lovelock, Shuang Men and Peter Licence
Chem. Sci., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4SC00106K, Edge Article
Electrostatic interactions are ubiquitous in ionic liquids and therefore, the electronic environment (i.e. the distribution of electron density) of their constituent ions has a determining influence on their properties and...
 
Cory D. Rillahan, Matthew S. Macauley, Erik Schwartz, Yuan He, Ryan McBride, Britni M. Arlian, Janani Rangarajan, Valery V. Fokin and James C. Paulson
Chem. Sci., 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4SC00451E, Edge Article
Disubstituted sialic acid analogues have been identified for targeting siglecs expressed on leukaemia and lymphoma cells.
 
Amit Kumar, Heather C Johnson, Thomas N Hooper, Andrew Weller, Andrés G Algarra and Stuart Alan Macgregor
Chem. Sci., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4SC00735B, Edge Article
Multiple metal–bound oligomers in the dehydropolymerisation of H3B·NH3 have been observed by Electrospray–Ionisation Mass Spectrometry and NMR spectroscopy using the catalytic metal fragment {Ir(PCy3)2(H)2}+. A computational study suggests that sterics...
 
Jack Davison, Jonathan Dorival, Hery Rabeharindranto, Hortense Mazon, Benjamin Chagot, Arnaud Gruez and Kira Weissman
Chem. Sci., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C3SC53511H, Edge Article
The modular polyketide synthases (PKS) are gigantic multienzymes which synthesize diverse secondary metabolites of therapeutic value. Although structural information is increasingly available for the ‘cis-AT’ class of modular PKS, almost...
 
Chem. Sci., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4SC00033A, Edge Article
Single particle imaging studies on liposomes stained with lipophilic, fluorogenic, peroxyl radical-trapping probes show oxidation taking place during standard liposome preparation conditions. A ratiometric assay involving the fluorogenic probe enables...
 
Alexandra Grubman, Simon A James, Janine James, Clare Duncan, Irene Volitakis, James L Hickey, Peter John Crouch, Paul Stephen Donnelly, Katja Kanninen, Jeffrey Robert Liddell, Susan L Cotman, Martin Daly de Jonge and Anthony R White
Chem. Sci., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4SC00316K, Edge Article
Biometals such as zinc, iron, copper and calcium play key roles in diverse physiological processes in the brain, but can be toxic in excess. A hallmark of neurodegeneration is a...
 

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