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Chemical Communications

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Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC08245A, Communication
A new fluorescent probe with an unique sequential dual FRET process was designed and constructed. This probe showed distinguishing responses towards Fe3+ and Hg2+, making it an ideal candidate for...
Yun-Hi Kim, Jung-Bum Kim, Seung-Hoon Han, Kiyull Yang, Soon-Ki Kwon and Jang-Joo Kim
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC07768G, Communication
New deep-blue iridium complexes, consisting of a heptafluoropropyl (HFP) substituent at the 3’ position of 2’,4’’-difluororphenyl as the main ligand and a picolinate (pic) with 3-methylpyridine (mpic) or a trifluoromethylated...
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC08140D, Communication
The label-free and ultrasensitive electrochemical assays of target DNA and T4 polynucleotide kinase phosphatase (PNKP) were developed, which took full advantages of three enzymes to realize the signal readout and...
Gamal A. I. Moustafa, Yuki Saku, Hiroshi Aoyama and Takehiko Yoshimitsu
Chem. Commun., 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC07316A, Communication
A decarboxylative radical cyclization approach to the platencin core has been established.
Lotta Turunen, N. Kodiah Beyeh, Fangfang Pan, Arto Valkonen and Kari Rissanen
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC07771G, Communication
The syntheses and halogen bonded (XB) complexes of tetrahalogenated ethynyl cavitands are presented. These cavitands act as quite rigid 3D multivalent halogen bond donors and show strong XB with oxygen,...
Nan Song, Dai-Xiong Chen, Meng-Chan Xia, Xi-Long Qiu, ke ma, Bin Xu, Wenjing Tian and Ying-Wei Yang
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC08205B, Communication
9,10-Distyrylanthracene has been introduced to bridge two pillarenes to form a dimeric host, which can assemble into linear supramolecular polymer upon cooperatively binding with a neutral guest linker, exhibiting yellow...
Serhat Gündüz, Nobuhiro Nitta, Sandip Madhukar Vibhute, Shibata Sayaka, M E Maier, Nikos K. Logothetis, Ichio Aoki and Goran Angelovski
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC07540D, Communication
We report a methodology which enables preparation of dendrimeric contrast agents sensitive to Ca2+ when starting from the monomeric analogue. The Ca-triggered longitudinal relaxivity response of these agents is not...
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC07601J, Communication
The Ag(I)-promoted coupling of amino acids and peptides with amino ester thioamides generates peptide imides without epimerisation. The peptide imides undergo regioselective hydrolysis under mild conditions to generate native peptides....
Toru Komatsu, Aoi Takeda, kenjiro Hanaoka, Takuya Terai, Tasuku Ueno, Yukio Tada, Tetsuo Nagano and Urano Yasuteru
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC05591H, Communication
We have developed a small-molecular probe, consisting of cyclic RGD pentapeptide bearing a nitrobenzoxadiazole fluorophore at the 4’-residue that detects integrin αVβ3 activity in terms of fluorescence intensity decrease due...
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC07747D, Communication
We describe hydrogen-bonded dimers of catechol that act collectively as a single template to direct an intermolecular [2+2] photocycloaddition in the solid state. The directed reactivity involves discrete, six-component hydrogen-bonded...
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC08316D, Communication
A metal-organic framework (MOF) featuring intriguing Borromean entanglement exhibits a unique mechanochromic luminescence with an on-off switching. The concomitant excitation wavelength-dependent emission behavior can be utilized to tune the emission...
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC07750D, Communication
Inherent chiral polyoxometalate, while acting as stabilizer, is developed into inorganic chiral ligand for the synthesis of chiral metal nanoparticles, where the generated optical activity and stabilization are found to...
Chem. Commun., 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC06867J, Communication
One-step thermal conversion of the Co–In–MOF was developed to obtain efficient heterometallic carbide(Co3InC0.75)/carbon electrocatalysts for oxygen reduction.
Chem. Commun., 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC06567K, Communication
A novel approach to link graphene quantum dots (GQDs) with graphene was explored via chemical surface modification of graphene using 1,5-diaminonapthalene (DAN) and the GDGS have been demonstrated as photocatalysts having high efficiencies suggesting its potential applications.
Sébastien Goudedranche, David Pierrot, Thierry Constantieux, Damien Bonne and Jean Rodriguez
Chem. Commun., 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC07731H, Communication
We report the first enantioselective organocatalyzed domino synthesis of azepane scaffolds based on an original annulation between α-ketoamides and enals.
Danzhu Wang, Emilie Viennois, Kaili Ji, Krishna Damera, Alexander Draganov, Yueqin Zheng, Chaofeng Dai, Didier Merlin and Binghe Wang
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC07748B, Communication
Carbon monoxide belongs to the family of signaling molecules and has been shown to possess therapeutic effect. Similar to NO, safe delivery of CO is a key issue in developing...
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC06588C, Communication
A water stable porous 3D metal-organic framework, [Cu3L2(m3-OH)2(m2-H2O)]∙2DMA (1, mother crystal, H2L = 2,2'-dinitrobiphenyl-4,4'-dicarboxylic acid, DMA = N,N-dimethylacetamide) shows unprecedented irreversible solvent-induced substitutions of bridging aqua ligands and guest-exchanges in...
Xingjiu Huang, Tao Luo, Qiang-Qiang Meng, Chao Gao, Xinyao Yu, Yong Jia, Bai Sun, Zhen Jin, Qunxiang Li and Jinhuai Liu
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC06064D, Communication
Magnetite nanocrystals with the size smaller than 20 nm exhibit superior characteristics in many applications such as targeted therapies, magnetic resonance imaging diagnosis and pollutants removal from water. Meanwhile, previous...
Mustafa Supur, Yuki Kawashima, Ying-Xian Ma, Kei Ohkubo, Chuan-Feng Chen and Shunichi Fukuzumi
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC07795D, Communication
We report long-lived charge separation in a highly rigid host–guest complex of pentiptycene bis(crown ether) and Li+@C60, in which the pentiptycene framework is actively involved as an electron donor in...
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC07049F, Communication
Titania particles modified with extremely small amount (< 0.01mol%) of rhodium species exhibited photocatalytic activity for oxidative decomposition of acetaldehyde in air under visible-light irradiation through two-photon band-gap excitation mechanism,...
Mina Han, Sung-June Cho, Yasuo Norikane, Masaki Shimizu, Akinori Kimura, Tomokazu Tamagawa and Takahiro Seki
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC06938B, Communication
A new azobenzene chromophore was designed to create fluorescent one-dimensional (1D) structures with high crystallinity. The formation of crystalline fibers is accompanied by a significant red shift in the absorption...
Evgeny V. Beletskiy, Zhongliang Shen, Mark V. Riofski, Xianliang Hou, James R. Gallagher, Jeffrey T. Miller, Yuyang Wu, Harold H. Kung and Mayfair C. Kung
Chem. Commun., 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC07897G, Communication
The tetrahedral Sn center of a POSS–Sn–POSS complex is a Lewis acid that ligate amines in either anti or syn configuration, and catalyzes epoxide ring opening and hydride transfer.
Chem. Commun., 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC07821G, Communication
The kinetics of a light activated proton extraction correlates with the buffer capacity of a sample at a given pH.
Byron J. Truscott, Fady Nahra, Alexandra M. Z. Slawin, David B. Cordes and Steven P. Nolan
Chem. Commun., 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC07772E, Communication
New methods for the preparation of a range of NHC-based Ir(I) and Rh(I) fluoride, bifluoride and trifluoromethyl complexes are reported.
Chem. Commun., 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC06808D, Communication
Visible laser induced [2+2] cycloaddition of solid-state pyridine substituted olefins into cyclobutane can be monitored by an in situ Raman technique.

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