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Dave John Adams, Emily Draper and Oleksandr O Mykhaylyk
Chem. Commun., 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C6CC02824A, Communication
Here, we show how drying under shear can be used to prepare aligned fibres and worm-like micelles from low molecular weight gelators. Shearing followed by drying leads to the dealignment...
Chem. Commun., 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C6CC02368A, Communication
Herein, we have developed a novel dual-site two-photon fluorescent probe TP-PMVC as the first paradigm of the probes which can concurrently report lysosomes and lysosomal H2S with two different sets...
Yuichi Kitamoto, Takatsugu Suzuki, Yasuo Miyata, Hiroshi Kita, Kenji Funaki and Shuichi Oi
Chem. Commun., 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C6CC02440H, Communication
An oxygen-bridged planarized triphenylborane has been successfully synthesized. X-ray crystallographic analysis revealed that the molecule has a complete planarized structure and the shortest C-B bonds among the triarylboranes synthesized to...
Chem. Commun., 2016, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C6CC02381A, Communication
Highly regioselective synthesis of 2-hydroxybenzophenones via the In(OTf)3-catalyzed formal [2+2+2] and [4+2] benzannulations has been successfully developed and their application as sun protection materials was also evaluated.
Christoph Schoo, Svetlana V. Klementyeva, Michael T. Gamer, Sergey N. Konchenko and Peter W. Roesky
Chem. Commun., 2016, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C6CC02450E, Communication
Samarocene oxide [Cp*2Sm-O-SmCp*2], which is mostly considered as an undesired decomposition product, may act as a mild oxide base and thus is a valuable synthetic equivalent for “O2−”.
Tomoyuki Hiraide, Hiroyuki Kageyama, Yoshitaka Nakagawa, Yuya Oaki and Hiroaki Imai
Chem. Commun., 2016, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C6CC02001A, Communication
Molecularly mediated anatase nanocrystals were crystallographically connected via crystal bridges after UV irradiation.
Chem. Commun., 2016, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C6CC01490A, Communication
Au–Pd alloy nanoparticles loaded on CNTs with high surface concentrations of ketone/quinone groups are efficient for aerobic oxidation of amines.
Z. Inci Günler, Xavier Companyó, Ignacio Alfonso, Jordi Burés, Ciril Jimeno and Miquel A. Pericàs
Chem. Commun., 2016, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C6CC01026A, Communication
The synergistic effects of multiple additives (water and acetic acid) on the asymmetric Michael addition of acetone to nitrostyrene catalyzed by primary amine-thioureas (PAT) were precisely determined.
Chem. Commun., 2016, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C6CC01576J, Communication
An efficient transition metal-free approach for the generation of acceptor/acceptor-carbene followed by trapping with alkenes to provide fluoroacetyl cyclopropanes has been described. The resulting cyclopropanes could be further converted into the fluoromethyl dihydrofurans or fluorodihydropyrroles through ring-expansion processes.
Congde Huo, Yajun Wang, Yong Yuan, Fengjuan Chen and Jing Tang
Chem. Commun., 2016, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C6CC01937D, Communication
One-pot auto-oxidation mediated hydroxysulfenylation of electron-deficient and electron-rich olefins with phenthiols was explored.
Benito Alcaide, Pedro Almendros, Sara Cembellín, Teresa Martínez del Campo and Alejandro Muñoz
Chem. Commun., 2016, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C6CC02012G, Communication
The synthesis of 2-allenyl-2-substituted-3,3-difluoroindolines has been accomplished, taking advantage of the reaction between N-allenyl-indoles and Selectfluor under iron catalysis.
J. A. Carrasco, J. Romero, G. Abellán, J. Hernández-Saz, S. I. Molina, C. Martí-Gastaldo and E. Coronado
Chem. Commun., 2016, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C6CC02252A, Communication
Low temperature carbonization of Ni-MOF-74 yields carbon with high specific capacitance linked to the presence of very small micropores.
Chem. Commun., 2016, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C6CC01894G, Communication
A hybrid superhydrophobic material was successfully fabricated inspired by the Namib Desert beetle, which showed the efficient fog capture with a water collection rate of 1309.9 mg h−1 cm−2. And the sample possessed favorable robustness and self-cleaning property.
Chem. Commun., 2016, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C6CC90121B, Correction
haoquan li, Xianjie Fang, Ralf Jackstell, Helfried Neumann and Matthias Beller
Chem. Commun., 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C6CC03017C, Communication
Herein, we report our recent result on the development of selective catalytic method towards the synthesis of β,γ-unsaturated imides via Pd-catalysed hydroamidocarbonylation of conjugated dienes. To note, this reaction proceeds...
Chem. Commun., 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C6CC03058K, Communication
Ordered one-dimensional open channels found in two-dimensional covalent organic frameworks (2D COFs) can significantly enhance the diffusion of substances, thus favoring mass transfer with chemical reactions. Here we presented the...
Chem. Commun., 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C6CC03086F, Communication
A new synthetic approach to arylboronic esters from arylzinc reagents with boryl electrophiles MeOB(OR)2 has been developed. Furthermore, this protocol could be applied to the cyclization/borylation of alkynylaryl iodides to...
Chem. Commun., 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C6CC01407K, Communication
A one-step direct solvothermal synthesis of an Ln metal-organic framework (MOF) film is reported. The LnHL (Ln=Tb and Gd) films that were deposited on a Gd2O3 subtrate are continuous and...
Chem. Commun., 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C6CC02587K, Feature Article
Phenotypic screening has emerged as a promising approach to discover novel first-in-class therapeutic agents. Rapid advances in phenotypic screening systems facilitate a high-throughput unbiased evaluation of compound libraries. However, limited...
Wenxin Mao, xijie lin, Wei Zhang, Zixiang Chi, Rongwen Lu, An-Min Cao and Li-jun Wan
Chem. Commun., 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C6CC02041K, Communication
This communication reported that the nanocomposite of TiO2@polydopamine with a core-shell structure could be a highly-active photocatalyst working under visible light. A very thin layer of polydopamine at around 1...
Anyanee Kamkaew, Haiyan Sun, Christopher G England, Liang Cheng, Zhuang Liu and Weibo Cai
Chem. Commun., 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C6CC02764D, Communication
A small luciferase protein (Nluc) was conjugated to QDs as a bioluminescence resonance energy transfer (BRET) pair. The conjugate showed 76% BRET efficiency and lymph node mapping was successfully performed....
Yanyan Wu, Yiling Zhong, Binbin Chu, Bin Sun, Bin Song, Si-Cong Wu , Yuanyuan Su and Yao He
Chem. Commun., 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C6CC02872A, Communication
Fluorescent silicon nanoparticles (SiNPs), as the most important zero-dimensional silicon nanostructures, hold high promise for myriad optical application. It is worth pointing out that scanty information on excitation wavelengths-dependent emission...
Chem. Commun., 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC10610A, Communication
A simple one-step and low-temperature process was developed to form an amorphous overlayer on the crystalline TiO2 film by atomic layer deposition. This composite structure is beneficial for improved photoelectrochemical...
Jian-Jun Dai, Wen-Man Zhang, Yong-Jin Shu, Yu-Yang Sun, Jun Xu, Yi-Si Feng and Hua-Jian Xu
Chem. Commun., 2016, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C6CC01530A, Communication
The radical deboronative cyanation of alkyltrifluoroborates with a broad range of functional groups is enabled by visible-light photoredox catalysis.
Chem. Commun., 2016, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C6CC02848A, Communication
Rod-shaped and fluorine-substituted hydroxyapatite nanoparticles significantly increased the cellular uptake of a model antigen by BMDCs, improved antigen presentation, stimulated immune-related cytokine secretion, and enhanced the anti-cancer immunity.

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