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Perspective

Borocation catalysis

The synthesis, stability and catalytic reactivity of borocations are described in the context of their reaction in frustrated Lewis pair-type processes.

Graphical abstract: Borocation catalysis
From the themed collection: CSC100: Celebrating Canadian Chemistry
Minireview

Unravelling the mysteries of sub-second biochemical processes using time-resolved mass spectrometry

Many important chemical and biochemical phenomena proceed on sub-second time scales.

Graphical abstract: Unravelling the mysteries of sub-second biochemical processes using time-resolved mass spectrometry
From the themed collection: Recent Review Articles
Open Access Review Article

Pathogen inactivation of cruciferous phytoalexins: detoxification reactions, enzymes and inhibitors

This review covers the detoxification pathways of cruciferous phytoalexins, the corresponding detoxifying enzymes and their natural and synthetic inhibitors. Paldoxins are examined as a potentially sustainable strategy to control plant pathogenic fungi.

Graphical abstract: Pathogen inactivation of cruciferous phytoalexins: detoxification reactions, enzymes and inhibitors
From the themed collection: CSC100: Celebrating Canadian Chemistry
Tutorial Review

Methods for preparing DNA-functionalized gold nanoparticles, a key reagent of bioanalytical chemistry

Attaching DNA to gold nanoparticles (AuNPs) enables a suite of analytical and nanotechnology applications, yet the conjugation reaction itself manifests many interesting concepts in fundamental colloidal and interface sciences.

Graphical abstract: Methods for preparing DNA-functionalized gold nanoparticles, a key reagent of bioanalytical chemistry
From the themed collection: Recent Review Articles
Critical Review

Aerobic granulation for future wastewater treatment technology: challenges ahead

Aerobic granules were discovered around 20 years back.

Graphical abstract: Aerobic granulation for future wastewater treatment technology: challenges ahead
From the themed collection: CSC100: Celebrating Canadian Chemistry
Communication

o-Phthalaldehyde catalyzed hydrolysis of organophosphinic amides and other P([double bond, length as m-dash]O)–NH containing compounds

Organocatalytic hydrolysis: o-Phthalaldehyde induces electrophilic activation in a variety of P([double bond, length as m-dash]O)–NH compounds, allowing mild hydrolyses.

Graphical abstract: o-Phthalaldehyde catalyzed hydrolysis of organophosphinic amides and other P( [[double bond, length as m-dash]] O)–NH containing compounds
From the themed collection: CSC100: Celebrating Canadian Chemistry
Communication

Mixed Cu(I)/Au(I) coordination polymers as reversible turn-on vapoluminescent sensors for volatile thioethers

Cu(I)-doping transforms an inactive Cu(I)/Au(I) coordination polymer into an emissive, reversible solid state sensor for dimethyl- and diethyl sulphide.

Graphical abstract: Mixed Cu(i)/Au(i) coordination polymers as reversible turn-on vapoluminescent sensors for volatile thioethers
From the themed collection: CSC100: Celebrating Canadian Chemistry
Communication

Crystal structure of Zn(ZnCl4)2(Cho)2: the transformation of ions to neutral species in a deep eutectic system

The ions of the ZnCl2/choline chloride deep eutectic system form a neutral complex by coordination to a central metal ion.

Graphical abstract: Crystal structure of Zn(ZnCl4)2(Cho)2: the transformation of ions to neutral species in a deep eutectic system
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Communication

Facile synthesis of dendron-branched silicone polymers

Monofunctional dendritic silicone branches were created from hydro- and alkoxysilanes using the Piers–Rubinsztajn reaction. Monofunctional dendritic silicone branches were added to linear polymers with varied branch frequency, density and backbone molecular weight. Viscosities of the polymers increased with branch frequency to a maximum beyond which the viscosity decreased.

Graphical abstract: Facile synthesis of dendron-branched silicone polymers
From the themed collection: CSC100: Celebrating Canadian Chemistry
Communication

Revisiting the Juliá–Colonna enantioselective epoxidation: supramolecular catalysis in water

With only water as solvent, poly-L-leucine serves as supramolecular catalyst for the epoxidation of α,β-unsaturated ketones.

Graphical abstract: Revisiting the Juliá–Colonna enantioselective epoxidation: supramolecular catalysis in water
From the themed collection: CSC100: Celebrating Canadian Chemistry
Communication

Schiff base thorium(IV) and uranium(IV) chloro complexes: synthesis, substitution and oxidation chemistry

Schiff base chloro complexes of U(IV) and Th(IV) are prepared and provide access to rare pseudo trans diazide species, and a facile pathway to uranyl complexes through oxidation with NaNO2.

Graphical abstract: Schiff base thorium(iv) and uranium(iv) chloro complexes: synthesis, substitution and oxidation chemistry
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Communication

Atom economical synthesis of N-alkylbenzamides via the iron(III) sulfate catalyzed rearrangement of 2-alkyl-3-aryloxaziridines in water and in the presence of a surfactant

A green preparation of N-alkylbenzamides involves synthesis of 2-alkyl-3-aryloxaziridines from N-alkylamines and benzaldehydes followed by iron(III) sulfate catalyzed rearrangement to the corresponding amides in water and in the presence of sodium dodecyl sulfate.

Graphical abstract: Atom economical synthesis of N-alkylbenzamides via the iron(iii) sulfate catalyzed rearrangement of 2-alkyl-3-aryloxaziridines in water and in the presence of a surfactant
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Communication

Phosphine–imine and –enamido ligands for acceptorless dehydrogenation catalysis

Ruthenium complexes with phosphine–enamido (blue) and phosphine–imine (red) ligands are both active toward acceptorless dehydrogenation reactions.

Graphical abstract: Phosphine–imine and –enamido ligands for acceptorless dehydrogenation catalysis
From the themed collection: CSC100: Celebrating Canadian Chemistry
Communication

Carbohydrates as efficient catalysts for the hydration of α-amino nitriles

A general procedure for the alkaline hydration of α-amino nitriles has been developed using formaldehyde as catalyst.

Graphical abstract: Carbohydrates as efficient catalysts for the hydration of α-amino nitriles
From the themed collection: CSC100: Celebrating Canadian Chemistry
Open Access Edge Article

Tailored theranostic apolipoprotein E3 porphyrin-lipid nanoparticles target glioblastoma

Size-controlled discoidal and cholesteryl oleated-loaded spherical, intrinsically multimodal porphyrin-lipid nanoparticles targeted glioblastoma via apoE3 and LDLR.

Graphical abstract: Tailored theranostic apolipoprotein E3 porphyrin-lipid nanoparticles target glioblastoma
From the themed collection: CSC100: Celebrating Canadian Chemistry
Open Access Edge Article

Reversible mechanical protection: building a 3D “suit” around a T-shaped benzimidazole axle

A benzimidazole molecule can be protected from deprotonation with strong base by converting into a suit[1]ane – a type of 3D mechanically interlocked molecule. Utilising a combination of ring-closing and ring-opening metathesis, the wearing of the protective “suit” can be made reversible.

Graphical abstract: Reversible mechanical protection: building a 3D “suit” around a T-shaped benzimidazole axle
Open Access Edge Article

Quantifying the efficiency of CO2 capture by Lewis pairs

A microfluidic strategy is used to assess the relative efficiency and thermodynamic parameters of CO2 binding by three Lewis acid/base combinations.

Graphical abstract: Quantifying the efficiency of CO2 capture by Lewis pairs
From the themed collection: CSC100: Celebrating Canadian Chemistry
Open Access Edge Article

The development and mechanistic investigation of a palladium-catalyzed 1,3-arylfluorination of chromenes

A mild palladium-catalyzed ligand-controlled regioselective 1,3-arylfluorination of 2[H]-chromenes has been developed.

Graphical abstract: The development and mechanistic investigation of a palladium-catalyzed 1,3-arylfluorination of chromenes
From the themed collection: ISACS19: Challenges in Organic Chemistry
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C–H nickellation of phenol-derived phosphinites: regioselectivity and structures of cyclonickellated complexes

Cyclonickellation of aryl phosphinites derived from substituted phenols is regioselective: high sensitivity to sterics favors nickellation at the less hindered C–H.

Graphical abstract: C–H nickellation of phenol-derived phosphinites: regioselectivity and structures of cyclonickellated complexes
From the themed collection: CSC100: Celebrating Canadian Chemistry
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Preparation of tetrazine-containing [2 + 1] complexes of 99mTc and in vivo targeting using bioorthogonal inverse electron demand Diels–Alder chemistry

A new 99mTc-labelled tetrazine for targeted imaging using bioorthogonal chemistry was developed and evaluated in vivo using a trans-cyclooctene derived bisphosphonate targeting regions of high bone turnover and bone lesions.

Graphical abstract: Preparation of tetrazine-containing [2 + 1] complexes of 99mTc and in vivo targeting using bioorthogonal inverse electron demand Diels–Alder chemistry
From the themed collection: CSC100: Celebrating Canadian Chemistry
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Rare earth elements in freshwater, marine, and terrestrial ecosystems in the eastern Canadian Arctic

Rare earth elements show consistent bioaccumulation patterns yet limited biomagnification in remote northern ecosystems.

Graphical abstract: Rare earth elements in freshwater, marine, and terrestrial ecosystems in the eastern Canadian Arctic
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Accurate and rapid organic detection by eliminating hysteresis in bioanode sensor applications

Bioanode sensors utilizing exoelectrogenic bacteria can be used for real-time and in situ assessment of water quality.

Graphical abstract: Accurate and rapid organic detection by eliminating hysteresis in bioanode sensor applications
From the themed collection: CSC100: Celebrating Canadian Chemistry
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Synthesis of bis(trithio)phosphines by oxidative transfer of phosphorus(I)

We report the oxidative transfer of the phosphorus(I) centre in [PIdppe][Br] to tetrathiocin and disulfide ligands. Characterization of the resulting bis(trithio)phosphines and mechanistic insight into the formation of these products is provided.

Graphical abstract: Synthesis of bis(trithio)phosphines by oxidative transfer of phosphorus(i)
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Polylactic acid macromonomer radical propagation kinetics and degradation behaviour

Polylactic acid (PLA) macromonomer radical homopropagation rate coefficients are evaluated as a function of average macromonomer chain length. Hydrolysis studies of nanoparticles (NP) produced from PLA macromonomers demonstrate the importance of end-group functionality on NP degradation time.

Graphical abstract: Polylactic acid macromonomer radical propagation kinetics and degradation behaviour
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Extracting structural trends from systematic variation of phosphonate/phosphonate monoester coordination polymers

Systematic variation of ligand geometry and ester size shows that dimensionality of barium phosphonate/phosphonate ester structures can be truncated by either route.

Graphical abstract: Extracting structural trends from systematic variation of phosphonate/phosphonate monoester coordination polymers
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Gas chromatography and diode array detection for the direct measurement of carbon disulfide in challenging matrices

A fast and reliable gas chromatographic technique for the direct measurement of carbon disulfide at the parts-per-billion level is introduced.

Graphical abstract: Gas chromatography and diode array detection for the direct measurement of carbon disulfide in challenging matrices
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Dehydrogenation of cyclic amines by a coordinatively unsaturated Cp*Ir(III) phosphoramidate complex

The reaction of a Cp*Ir(III) phosphoramidate complex with secondary amines gives amine, imine-bound Cp*Ir(III) hydride complexes resulting from amine dehydrogenation.

Graphical abstract: Dehydrogenation of cyclic amines by a coordinatively unsaturated Cp*Ir(iii) phosphoramidate complex
From the themed collection: CSC100: Celebrating Canadian Chemistry
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N-annulated perylene diimide dimers: the effect of thiophene bridges on physical, electronic, optical, and photovoltaic properties

In this work, we report on the synthesis, characterization, and photovoltaic properties of two new N-annulated PDI derivatives connected with one (M1) or two (M2) thiophene bridging units and directly compare to a twisted PDI dimer with no thiophene units (tPDI-Hex).

Graphical abstract: N-annulated perylene diimide dimers: the effect of thiophene bridges on physical, electronic, optical, and photovoltaic properties
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Ultra-low fouling methylimidazolium modified surfaces for the detection of HER2 in breast cancer cell lysates

We synthesized novel ultra-low fouling ionic liquids and demonstrated their use with surface plasmon resonance (SPR) sensing for the analysis of HER2 in breast cancer cell lysates.

Graphical abstract: Ultra-low fouling methylimidazolium modified surfaces for the detection of HER2 in breast cancer cell lysates
From the themed collection: Recent HOT articles
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Effects of freeze–thawing cycles on desorption behaviors of PAH-contaminated soil in the presence of a biosurfactant: a case study in western Canada

The combined effects of freeze–thawing cycles and surfactant can inhibit the sequestration of phenanthrene in soil.

Graphical abstract: Effects of freeze–thawing cycles on desorption behaviors of PAH-contaminated soil in the presence of a biosurfactant: a case study in western Canada
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Investigation of mechanisms involved in postprandial glycemia and insulinemia attenuation with dietary fibre consumption

This work examines the mechanisms involved in the attenuation of postprandial glycemic and insulinemic responses associated with soluble dietary fibre (SDF) consumption.

Graphical abstract: Investigation of mechanisms involved in postprandial glycemia and insulinemia attenuation with dietary fibre consumption
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Mass transfer and convection effects in small-scale catalytic hydrogenation

The reaction rate of rhodium-catalyzed hydrogenation of alkynes was shown to be strongly influenced by the transfer of the hydrogen gas into the solution and stirring in the solution.

Graphical abstract: Mass transfer and convection effects in small-scale catalytic hydrogenation
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Microfluidic analysis of red blood cell deformability as a means to assess hemin-induced oxidative stress resulting from Plasmodium falciparum intraerythrocytic parasitism

We assessed the effect of free hemin on the deformability of bystander red blood cells using the multiplexed fluidic plunger microfluidic device.

Graphical abstract: Microfluidic analysis of red blood cell deformability as a means to assess hemin-induced oxidative stress resulting from Plasmodium falciparum intraerythrocytic parasitism
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Transformations of silver nanoparticles in wastewater effluents: links to Ag bioavailability

Physicochemical modifications of silver nanoparticles in wastewaters determine their bioavailability to Chlamydomonas reinhardtii.

Graphical abstract: Transformations of silver nanoparticles in wastewater effluents: links to Ag bioavailability
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Ni and Cu-catalyzed one pot synthesis of unsymmetrical 1,3-di(hetero)aryl-1H-indazoles from hydrazine, o-chloro (hetero)benzophenones, and (hetero)aryl bromides

A new nickel-catalyzed cyclization of ortho-chlorobenzophenone hydrazones, to afford 3-aryl-1H-indazoles, is applied in a one-pot synthesis of 1,3-diaryl-1H-indazoles.

Graphical abstract: Ni and Cu-catalyzed one pot synthesis of unsymmetrical 1,3-di(hetero)aryl-1H-indazoles from hydrazine, o-chloro (hetero)benzophenones, and (hetero)aryl bromides
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Applying direct heteroarylation synthesis to evaluate organic dyes as the core component in PDI-based molecular materials for fullerene-free organic solar cells

A streamlined synthetic approach to easily access complex pi-conjugated molecular materials.

Graphical abstract: Applying direct heteroarylation synthesis to evaluate organic dyes as the core component in PDI-based molecular materials for fullerene-free organic solar cells
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A field-deployed surface plasmon resonance (SPR) sensor for RDX quantification in environmental waters

A field-deployable surface plasmon resonance (SPR) sensor is reported for the detection RDX at ppb concentration in environmental samples.

Graphical abstract: A field-deployed surface plasmon resonance (SPR) sensor for RDX quantification in environmental waters
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High pH instability of quaternary ammonium surfactant coatings in capillary electrophoresis

Stability of cationic surfactant coatings at moderate to high pH depends on the aggregate structure on the surface of the silica capillary.

Graphical abstract: High pH instability of quaternary ammonium surfactant coatings in capillary electrophoresis
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Utility of iron nanoparticles and a solution-phase iron species for the N-demethylation of alkaloids

N-Demethylation of selected N-methylalkaloids using a modified Polonovski reaction can be accomplished employing nanoscale zero-valent iron, nZVI, in isopropanol.

Graphical abstract: Utility of iron nanoparticles and a solution-phase iron species for the N-demethylation of alkaloids
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Real-time HPLC-MS reaction progress monitoring using an automated analytical platform

Automated sampling and in-line dilution allows both homogeneous and heterogeneous reactions to be easily profiled by real-time HPLC-MS.

Graphical abstract: Real-time HPLC-MS reaction progress monitoring using an automated analytical platform
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Generation of cocrystals of Tavaborole (AN2690): opportunities for boron-containing APIs

Cocrystals of the FDA-approved boron-containing API Tavaborole (AN2690) were obtained through solvent evaporation with coformers functionalized with 4-pyridyl groups.

Graphical abstract: Generation of cocrystals of Tavaborole (AN2690): opportunities for boron-containing APIs
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Thermal scribing to prototype plastic microfluidic devices, applied to study the formation of neutrophil extracellular traps

Plastic microfluidic devices can be rapidly and inexpensively prototyped “on the fly”, for cell culture experiments in which hydrophobic small molecules play an important role.

Graphical abstract: Thermal scribing to prototype plastic microfluidic devices, applied to study the formation of neutrophil extracellular traps
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Microscopic evaluation of aqueous two-phase system emulsion characteristics enables rapid determination of critical polymer concentrations for solution micropatterning

A simple technique is presented to identify phase-transitions in polymeric aqueous two-phase systems.

Graphical abstract: Microscopic evaluation of aqueous two-phase system emulsion characteristics enables rapid determination of critical polymer concentrations for solution micropatterning
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Ultrasmall PbS quantum dots: a facile and greener synthetic route and their high performance in luminescent solar concentrators

Tributylphosphine-assisted greener synthesis of ultrasmall PbS quantum dots and their high performance in luminescent solar concentrator application.

Graphical abstract: Ultrasmall PbS quantum dots: a facile and greener synthetic route and their high performance in luminescent solar concentrators
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Multiferroic Bi2FeCrO6 based p–i–n heterojunction photovoltaic devices

The p–i–n heterojunction devices based on intrinsic absorber multiferroic Bi2FeCrO6 sandwiched between p-type NiO and n-type Nb-doped SrTiO3 were demonstrated.

Graphical abstract: Multiferroic Bi2FeCrO6 based p–i–n heterojunction photovoltaic devices
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Thermodynamic cycles of the alkali metal–ligand complexes central to electride formation

Alkali metal–ligand complexes are the building blocks of the exotic organic alkalide and electride materials.

Graphical abstract: Thermodynamic cycles of the alkali metal–ligand complexes central to electride formation
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Body burdens, sources and interrelations of selected toxic and essential elements among the nine Cree First Nations of Eeyou Istchee, James Bay region of northern Quebec, Canada

Multi-media biomonitoring study of body burdens and potential sources of 11 elements in 9 Cree communities in northern Quebec (Canada).

Graphical abstract: Body burdens, sources and interrelations of selected toxic and essential elements among the nine Cree First Nations of Eeyou Istchee, James Bay region of northern Quebec, Canada
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High-affinity metal binding by the Escherichia coli [NiFe]-hydrogenase accessory protein HypB is selectively modulated by SlyD

SlyD activates the release of nickel and blocks the release of zinc from the high-affinity metal site of HypB.

Graphical abstract: High-affinity metal binding by the Escherichia coli [NiFe]-hydrogenase accessory protein HypB is selectively modulated by SlyD
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Sn–Bi–Sb alloys as anode materials for sodium ion batteries

The cycling stability of Sb-based anodes for sodium-ion batteries can be greatly improved by adding Sn and Bi atoms in a substitutional solid solution with the host Sb lattice.

Graphical abstract: Sn–Bi–Sb alloys as anode materials for sodium ion batteries
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A simplified approach in flow controlled multi-dimensional gas chromatography

We introduce a simple and reliable approach for practicing flow controlled multi-dimensional gas chromatography.

Graphical abstract: A simplified approach in flow controlled multi-dimensional gas chromatography
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Tunnelling and barrier-less motions in the 2-fluoroethanol–water complex: a rotational spectroscopic and ab initio study

Rotational spectrum of 2-fluoroethanol–water reveals interesting water and methyl internal rotation tunneling and barrier-less motions in the hydrogen-bonded complex.

Graphical abstract: Tunnelling and barrier-less motions in the 2-fluoroethanol–water complex: a rotational spectroscopic and ab initio study
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Covering the optical spectrum through collective rare-earth doping of NaGdF4 nanoparticles: 806 and 980 nm excitation routes

Sensitization of numerous emission bands (from ultraviolet to near-infrared) in rare-earth doped multilayered nanoparticles: 806 versus 980 nm excitation.

Graphical abstract: Covering the optical spectrum through collective rare-earth doping of NaGdF4 nanoparticles: 806 and 980 nm excitation routes
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Understanding particle formation in surfactant-free waterborne coatings prepared by emulsification of pre-formed polymers

Concern for the environment has been driving major changes in the coatings industry.

Graphical abstract: Understanding particle formation in surfactant-free waterborne coatings prepared by emulsification of pre-formed polymers
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Synthesis of oxazolidinones: rhodium-catalyzed C–H amination of N-mesyloxycarbamates

N-Mesyloxycarbamates undergo intramolecular C–H amination reactions to afford oxazolidinones in good to excellent yields in the presence of rhodium(II) carboxylate catalysts.

Graphical abstract: Synthesis of oxazolidinones: rhodium-catalyzed C–H amination of N-mesyloxycarbamates
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Application of the boron center for the design of a covalently bonded closely spaced triad of porphyrin-fullerene mediated by dipyrromethane

Charge separation stabilization is achieved by placing porphyrin and C60 at the two ends of central BODIPY.

Graphical abstract: Application of the boron center for the design of a covalently bonded closely spaced triad of porphyrin-fullerene mediated by dipyrromethane
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Interactions of Hg(II) with oligonucleotides having thymine–thymine mispairs. Optimization of an impedimetric Hg(II) sensor

The present work describes the effect of the number of thymine–thymine mispairs in single strand DNA probes on Hg(II) interactions and further to develop a highly sensitive DNA based impedimetric sensor for Hg(II) detection.

Graphical abstract: Interactions of Hg(ii) with oligonucleotides having thymine–thymine mispairs. Optimization of an impedimetric Hg(ii) sensor
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Open Access Paper

Phosphorescent platinum(II) complexes bearing pentafluorosulfanyl substituted cyclometalating ligands

The first examples of phosphorescent platinum(II) complexes bearing pentafluorosulfanyl (–SF5) substituted cyclometalating ligands (C^N) are reported.

Graphical abstract: Phosphorescent platinum(ii) complexes bearing pentafluorosulfanyl substituted cyclometalating ligands
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Determination of europium isotope ratios in natural waters by MC-ICP-MS

An analytical protocol for the accurate and precise determination of the europium isotope ratio in low level natural waters is presented for the first time by using multi-collector inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry (MC-ICP-MS) with a single-step column separation with di(2-ethylhexyl) orthophosphoric acid (HDEHP) resin.

Graphical abstract: Determination of europium isotope ratios in natural waters by MC-ICP-MS
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Umbrella sampling molecular dynamics simulations reveal concerted ion movement through G-quadruplex DNA channels

We have applied the umbrella sampling (US) method in all-atom molecular dynamics (MD) simulations to obtain potential of mean force (PMF) profiles for ion transport through three representative G-quadruplex DNA channels: [d(TG4T)]4, [d(G3T4G4)]2, and d[G4(T4G4)3].

Graphical abstract: Umbrella sampling molecular dynamics simulations reveal concerted ion movement through G-quadruplex DNA channels
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[HL2][P(1,2-O2C6Cl4)3] (L = THF, DMF): Brønsted acid initiators for the polymerization of n-butyl vinyl ether and p-methoxystyrene

The development of solid, weighable Brønsted acids featuring the hexacoordinated phosphorous(V) anion [TRISPHAT] are reported.

Graphical abstract: [HL2][P(1,2-O2C6Cl4)3] (L = THF, DMF): Brønsted acid initiators for the polymerization of n-butyl vinyl ether and p-methoxystyrene
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One-step formation of dihydrofuranoindoline cores promoted by a hypervalent iodine reagent

Treatment of aniline derivatives in the presence of a hypervalent iodine reagent and furan produces dihydrofuranoindoline cores in one step.

Graphical abstract: One-step formation of dihydrofuranoindoline cores promoted by a hypervalent iodine reagent
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2D Supramolecular networks of dibenzonitrilediacetylene on Ag(111) stabilized by intermolecular hydrogen bonding

Hydrogen bonding controls the intermolecular distances in supramolecular networks – a platform to design molecular patterns at surfaces/interfaces.

Graphical abstract: 2D Supramolecular networks of dibenzonitrilediacetylene on Ag(111) stabilized by intermolecular hydrogen bonding
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Large d–d luminescence energy variations in square-planar bis(dithiocarbamate) platinum(II) and palladium(II) complexes with near-identical MS4 motifs: a variable-pressure study

A surprising variation of luminescence maxima occurs for crystalline dithiocarbamate platinum(II) complexes with very similar square-planar coordination geometries but different peripheral substituents R, R′.

Graphical abstract: Large d–d luminescence energy variations in square-planar bis(dithiocarbamate) platinum(ii) and palladium(ii) complexes with near-identical MS4 motifs: a variable-pressure study
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Preparing artificial latexes using a switchable hydrophilicity solvent

Artificial latexes of poly(butyl methacrylate) (PBMA), natural rubber, and other polymers were separately prepared from the bulk polymer using the CO2-responsive switchable hydrophilicity solvent N,N-dicyclohexylmethylamine (Cy2NMe) with the help of CO2.

Graphical abstract: Preparing artificial latexes using a switchable hydrophilicity solvent
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Effect of gold nanoparticles on extracellular nutrient-cycling enzyme activity and bacterial community in soil slurries: role of nanoparticle size and surface coating

Engineered nanoparticles such as gold that are considered to be relatively chemically inert can influence soil enzyme activities and the composition of microbial communities that play an important role in nutrient cycling and soil health.

Graphical abstract: Effect of gold nanoparticles on extracellular nutrient-cycling enzyme activity and bacterial community in soil slurries: role of nanoparticle size and surface coating
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Optimized synthesis of π-extended squaraine dyes relevant to organic electronics by direct (hetero)arylation and Sonogashira coupling reactions

This study reports on the synthesis and characterization of four molecular π-extended squaraine compounds relevant to the field of organic electronics.

Graphical abstract: Optimized synthesis of π-extended squaraine dyes relevant to organic electronics by direct (hetero)arylation and Sonogashira coupling reactions
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Thermochemical CO2 splitting using double perovskite-type Ba2Ca0.66Nb1.34−xFexO6−δ

Fe-doped double perovskite materials show promise for renewable-derived carbon-neutral fuel production at significantly lower temperatures than current systems.

Graphical abstract: Thermochemical CO2 splitting using double perovskite-type Ba2Ca0.66Nb1.34−xFexO6−δ
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Automated reaction progress monitoring of heterogeneous reactions: crystallization-induced stereoselectivity in amine-catalyzed aldol reactions

A prototype solution/slurry automated sampling instrument reveals the origin of diastereoselectivity in this organocatalyzed aldol reaction.

Graphical abstract: Automated reaction progress monitoring of heterogeneous reactions: crystallization-induced stereoselectivity in amine-catalyzed aldol reactions
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Cationic PCP iridaepoxide and carbene complexes for facile water elimination and activation processes

Pathways for water activation and elimination at cationic iridium PCP pincer compounds are explored.

Graphical abstract: Cationic PCP iridaepoxide and carbene complexes for facile water elimination and activation processes
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Lewis acidity quantification and catalytic activity of Ti, Zr and Al-supported mesoporous silica

Water-tolerant metal supported Lewis acids were synthesized for the catalytic amidation of electron-poor and bulky amines.

Graphical abstract: Lewis acidity quantification and catalytic activity of Ti, Zr and Al-supported mesoporous silica
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About this collection

Guest edited by Professors Philip Jessop, Queen’s University, Jennifer Love, University of British Columbia, Warren Piers, University of Calgary, Doug Stephan, University of Toronto, and Andrei Yudin, University of Toronto.

The Royal Society of Chemistry is delighted to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Canadian Chemistry Conference and the 150th birthday of Canada with a web collection that is free to access for a limited period.  The cross-journal collection highlights the excellence and breadth of Canadian research achievements across the chemical sciences and includes contributions from our Editorial and Advisory Boards.  

Articles will be added to the collection as they become available.

The esteemed Guest Editors and President Rui Resendes discuss the collection in the accompanying blog post here.

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