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Chemical Communications

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Teck Peng Loh, Xiao-Fei Yang, Xu-Hong Hu and Chao Feng
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC09330E, Communication
A Rh(III)-catalyzed regioselective C-H alkenylation and alkynylation of indolines is described. This protocol relies on the use of a removable pyridinyl directing group to access valuable C-7 functionalized indoline scaffolds...
Shiguo Sun, Wei Sun, Daozhou Mu, Na Jiang and Xiaojun Peng
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC08394F, Communication
In this study, [(bpy)2Ru(bpy)(CH2)n(bpy)Os(bpy)2]4+ (1, where bpy is 2,2′-bipyridinyl, n = 10, 1a, n = 14, 1b) complexes were designed and synthesized. Two hererodinuclear Os-Ru electrogenerated chemiluminescence (ECL) labels with...
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC09308A, Communication
An unusual room temperature β-lactone decarboxylation facilitated a five-step enantioselective formal synthesis of the cyclopentane core of an estrogen receptor β-agonist. A computational study probed the underlying factors facilitating unprecedented,...
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC09730K, Communication
An unprecedented stereoselective organocatalytic one-pot 1,4-/1,6-/1,2-addition sequence between β-dicarbonyl compounds, β-nitroalkenes and 4-nitro-5-styrylisoxazoles sequentially catalyzed by low loading of a squaramide catalyst and an achiral base has been developed. The...
Sylvain Clède, N Delsuc, C Laugel, François Lambert, Christophe Sandt, Arlette BAILLET-GUFFROY and Clotilde Policar
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC08737B, Communication
A correlative approach combining synchrotron radiation based IR microscopy and fluorescence microscopy enabled the successful detection and quantification of a nona-arginine peptide labelled with a Single Core Multimodal Probe for...
Sho Konno, Fumihiro Ishikawa, Takehiro Suzuki, Naoshi Dohmae, Michael Burkart and Hideaki Kakeya
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC09412C, Communication
We describe a general strategy for selective chemical labeling of individual adenylation (A) domains in nonribosomal peptide synthetases (NRPSs) using active site-directed proteomic probes coupled to 5′-O-N-(aminoacyl)sulfamoyladenosine (AMS) scaffold with...
Fiene Horeischi, Claudia Guttroff and Bernd Johannes Plietker
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC09701G, Communication
(+)-Clusianone, an exo-type B PPAP with reported anti-HIV and chemoprotective activities, was synthesized within eleven steps with 97 % ee starting from acetylacetone. An enantioselective decarboxylative Tsuji-Trost-allylation plus a Ru-catalyzed...
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC08736D, Communication
The highly enantioselective synthesis of densely functionalized 2,3-indoline-cyclobutanes by means of chiral gold catalysis is presented. Intermolecular formal [2+2]-cycloaddition reactions between substituted indoles and allenamides enabled direct access to methylenecyclobutane-fused...
Zhengwen Fu, Wen-Wen Yin, Zulipiya Shadike, Ying Yang, Fei Ding, Lin Sang and Hong Li
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC08439J, Communication
Na-air battery with NaI dissolved in typical organic electrolyte could run up to 150 cycles with a capacity limit of 1000 mAh g-1. The low charge voltage plateau of 3.2...
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC09314C, Communication
Rhodium-catalyzed intermolecular cyclization of benzamides and diazo compounds via C–H activation has been achieved to construct C–C/C–O bonds for the first time. The process provides a facile approach for the...
Edgar Ventosa, Daniel Buchholz, Stefan Klink, Cristina Flox, Luciana Gomes Chagas, Christoph Vaalma, Wolfgang Schuhmann, Stefano Passerini and Joan R. Morante
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC09597A, Communication
We report the first proof of concept for a non-aqueous semi-solid flow battery (SSFB) based on Na-ion chemistry using P2-type NaxNi0.22Co0.11Mn0.66O2 and NaTi2(PO4)3 as positive and negative electrodes, respectively. This...
Jonathan Potier, Stéphane Menuel, Joël Lyskawa, David Fournier, François Stoffelbach, Eric Monflier, Patrice Woisel and Frederic Hapiot
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC09052G, Communication
The catalytic performance of thermoresponsive poly(N-isopropylacrylamide) (PNIPAM) functionalized at the terminal position with randomly methylated β-cyclodextrin was demonstrated in the aqueous Rh-catalysed hydroformylation of higher olefins.
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC09724F, Communication
Enantiopure C2-symmetric iodoarenes based on the rigid all-carbon anti-dimethanoanthracene framework are shown to catalyse the asymmetric oxidative Kita spirolactonisation of propanoic acid-tethered 1-naphthols with significant levels of asymmetric induction of...
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC09181G, Communication
We report here the enzymatic biosynthesis of FR-900098 analogues and establish an in vivo platform for the biosynthesis of N-propionyl derivative FR-900098P. FR-900098P is found to be a significantly more...
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC08946D, Communication
A novel non-noble Co@C-N catalytic system has been developed for catalytic transfer hydrogenation reactions. Co@C-N was found to be highly active and selective in the hydrogenation of a variety of...
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC09553G, Communication
The 1.55 Å resolution thermostable copper nitrite reductase structure at 320 K displayed a near-bidentate binding mode of nitrite distinct from a monodentate mode in a cryogenic structure. To our...
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC09179E, Communication
Controlled orientation of a small laccase on a multi-walled carbon nanotube electrode was achieved via copper-free click chemistry mediated immobilization. Modification of the enzyme was limited to only the tethering...
Stéphane Salamone, Catherine Guerreiro, Emmanuelle Cambon, Isabelle André, Magali Remaud-Siméon and Laurence A. MULARD
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC08805K, Communication
A powerful chemo-enzymatic synthesis of the pentadecasaccharide hapten involved in the first synthetic carbohydrate-based vaccine candidate against endemic shigellosis is reported. The high yielding site-selective α-D-glucosylation of a lightly protected...
Chem. Commun., 2015, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC09106J, Communication
The 1,2-addition of organolithium reagents to borane P-stereogenic N-phosphanylimines was found to be a highly selective solvent-dependent stereodivergent process.
Chem. Commun., 2015, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC08742A, Communication
The first NHC–copper(I) halide catalyzed addition of terminal alkynes to enantiomerically pure nitrones on water affording propargylic N-hydroxylamines in a highly diastereoselective fashion is reported.
Chem. Commun., 2015, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC08187K, Communication
The application of cyclic and acyclic enol ethers as electrophiles in cross coupling reactions offers new possibilities for the preparation of functional compounds.
xingbo shi, Suli Dong, Minmin Li, Xiaojun Liu, Yewang Zhang, Qingquan Zhang, Wenfeng Zhao, Chenghua Zong and Hongwei Gai
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC02918F, Communication
The amount of nanoparticles in an aggregate or within a diffraction limit spot is difficult to determine without the use of high-resolution electron microscopy. We develop a method to quantify...
Joey Mangadlao, Catherine Santos, Mary Jane Felipe, Christopher Leon, Debora Rodrigues and Gobet Advincula
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC07836E, Communication
Langmuir-Blodgett (LB) technique was used to immobilize flat graphene oxide (GO) sheets on PET substrate to ascertain as to whether the edges of GO play an integral part in its...
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC08863H, Communication
In this work we developed a CuS based sensor array for highly stablility and selectivity to complex protein analytes on a quartz chip. Our platform also exhibited the excellent discrimination...
Cátia Parente Carvalho, Zoe Dominguez, Jose P Da Silva and Uwe Pischel
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC09336D, Communication
The reversible photoswitching between an anthracene derivative and its [4+4] dimer, using the template effect of the CB8 macrocycle, was demonstrated. This example of supramolecular chemistry in water was harnessed...

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