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Chem. Commun., 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C6CC08788D, Communication
Herein we disclose the first report on synthesis of oxindole derivatives from acetanilide via Ir(III)-catalyzed intermolecular C–H functionalization with diazotized Meldrum’s acid. A broad range of substituted anilides were found...
Nahyun Kwon, Myoung Ki Cho, Sang Jun Park, Dayoung Kim, Sang-Jip Nam, Lei Cui, Hwan Myung Kim and Juyoung Yoon
Chem. Commun., 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C6CC08971B, Communication
A new quinone propionic acid locked TP fluorophore which can be used for human NAD(P)H:quinone oxidoreductase (hNQO1) detection was developed. The probe, TPQ, which displays a high selectivity and anti-interference...
Hengcong Tao, Chao Yan, Alex W Robertson, Yunnan Gao, Jingjing Ding, Yuqin Zhang, Tao Ma and Zhenyu Sun
Chem. Commun., 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C6CC08776K, Communication
Nitrogen doping of graphene oxide was demonstrated for the first time at a temperature as low as 5 ºC in ammonia solution with the aid of ultrasonication. Controlling ultrasonic time...
Zeinab Sakhaei, Subrata Kundu, Jane Donnelly, Jeffery A. Bertke, William Yeonsoo Kim and Timothy H. Warren
Chem. Commun., 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C6CC08745K, Communication
Nitric oxide is a vital signaling molecule that controls blood flow and oxygenation and nitrite serves as an important reservoir for nitric oxide in biology. While copper containing enzymes are...
Anne Hickey, Salvador Munoz, Sean Lutz, Maren Pink, Chun-Hsing Chen and Jeremy M. Smith
Chem. Commun., 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C6CC07864H, Communication
Bulky tris(carbene)borate ligands provide access to high spin iron(II) phosphido complexes. The complex PhB(MesIm)3FeP(H)Ph is thermally unstable, and [PPh] group insertion into a C-H bond of the supporting ligand is...
Hai Huang, Hongdong Shi, Jing Liu, Yuanzeng Min, Yucai Wang, Andrew Z. Wang, Jun Wang and Yangzhong Liu
Chem. Commun., 2017, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C6CC08146K, Communication
Co-delivery of the cell differentiation agent ATRA significantly enhances the anti-metastasis effect of nanoparticle albumin-bound paclitaxel in breast cancer treatment.
Muhammad Umer Shafique, Vivien Dorn, Albrecht Paschke and Gerrit Schüürmann
Chem. Commun., 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C6CC07525H, Communication
Water molecules may force the hydrophobic perfluoroalkyl chain of perfluorocarboxylic acids (PFCAs) to aggregate at hydrophobic siloxane patches (≡Si–O–Si≡) of the silica surface despite electrostatic repulsion between surface silanol (≡SiO–)...
Guillem Aromi, Mohanad Darawsheh, Leoní Alejandra Barrios, Olivier Roubeau and Simon Teat
Chem. Commun., 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C6CC08906B, Communication
Ligand 1,3-bis(3-(pyridin-2-yl)-1H-pyrazol-5-yl)benzene, L, forms mononuclear spin crossover complexes [FeL3]3+ with pendant arms that cause them to dimerize through numerous intermolecular interactions forming supramolecular [X@[FeL3]2]3+ cations. These have the flexibility to...
Chem. Commun., 2017, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C6CC08789B, Communication
Stepwise construction of a 1D heterotrimetallic coordination polymer containing all three group 10 metal ions and its heterogeneous catalytic activity for electrochemical hydrogen evolution are reported.
Gengyang Yuan, Feng Wang, Nickeisha A. Stephenson, Lu Wang, Benjamin H. Rotstein, Neil Vasdev, Pingping Tang and Steven H. Liang
Chem. Commun., 2017, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C6CC07913J, Communication
A metal-free and selective method to form [18F]aryl-CF2H through nucleophilic radiofluorination of benzyl (pseudo)halides and oxidative C–H activation of benzylic C–H bonds has been developed.
Bernardo Monteiro, Mani Outis, Hugo Cruz, João Paulo Leal, César A. T. Laia and Cláudia C. L. Pereira
Chem. Commun., 2017, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C6CC08593H, Communication
An observable and reversible case of thermochromism due to an unusual interaction between the countercation and the ligand of an europium(III) tetrakis-β-diketonate room temperature ionic liquid is reported.
Jennifer Kelly Molloy, Olivier Jarjayes, Christian Philouze, Lionel Fedele, Daniel Imbert and Fabrice Thomas
Chem. Commun., 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C6CC07942C, Communication
The terbium and ytterbium complexes of the ligand 2,2’-[2,2’]bipyridinyl-6-yl-bis-4,6-di-tert-butylphenol (L-Tb and L-Yb, respectively) were prepared and structurally characterized. The lanthanide ion is octacoordinated, with a nitrate molecule that completes the...
Valentina Dichiarante, Ilaria Tirotta, Luca Catalano, Giancarlo Terraneo, Giuseppina Raffaini, Michele Remo Chierotti, Roberto Gobetto, FRANCESCA BALDELLI BOMBELLI and Pierangelo Metrangolo
Chem. Commun., 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C6CC09324H, Communication
A novel class of superfluorinated and NIR-luminescent gold nanoclusters were obtained starting from a branched thiol, bearing 27 equivalent 19F atoms per molecule. These unprecedented clusters combine in a unique...
Javier D. Fuhr, Maarten W. van der Meijden, Lucila J. Cristina, Luis M. Rodríguez, Richard M. Kellogg, J. Esteban Gayone, Hugo Ascolani and Magalí Lingenfelder
Chem. Commun., 2017, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C6CC06785A, Communication
From themed collection Chirality at the nanoscale
The chiral expression of a molecule on a surface is driven from a random solid solution on Cu(100) to a racemic crystal on a Sn/Cu(100) alloy.
Yuexia Zhang, Zeng Rong Wong, Xingxing Wu, Sherman J. L. Lauw, Xuan Huang, Richard D. Webster and Yonggui Robin Chi
Chem. Commun., 2017, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C6CC08631D, Communication
A one-pot metal-free facile synthesis of sulfoxides from alkenes and alkynes is disclosed. NFSI is used to enable radical generation for thiol–ene/yne reaction and subsequent selective oxidation of sulfides to sulfoxides.
Ludmilla Guduff, Ilya Kuprov, Carine van Heijenoort and Jean-Nicolas Dumez
Chem. Commun., 2017, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C6CC09028A, Communication
The separation of 2D spectra of components in mixtures is accelerated with spatial encoding.
Chem. Commun., 2017, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C6CC08035A, Communication
Hydrothermal synthesis of VSe2/reduced graphene oxide (RGO) has been reported and its supercapacitor performance was evaluated in a typical CR2032 coin cell setup. A specific capacitance of 680 F g−1 and an ultra-high energy density of 212 W h kg−1 were achieved.
G. Hamdoun, B. Gouilleux, M. Sebban, G. Barozzino-Consiglio, A. Harrison-Marchand, P. Giraudeau, J. Maddaluno and H. Oulyadi
Chem. Commun., 2017, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C6CC08744B, Communication
We report on the first examples of 7Li Ultrafast (UF) CT-COSY spectra from lithiated samples and on the usefulness of these experiments for the quantitative estimation of the 2J7Li–7Li in a much shorter time.
Chem. Commun., 2017, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C6CC08901A, Communication
Solid–aqueous interface reactions responsible for capacity fade and poor electrode utilization in water-based sodium-ion batteries.
Chem. Commun., 2017, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C6CC08722A, Communication
Low-voltage-driving and power-efficient nondoped electrophosphorescent devices have been realized by increasing the dendron's HOMO energy level to favor effective hole injection and promote exciton formation.
Chem. Commun., 2017, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C6CC08731K, Communication
A facile and versatile palladium catalyzed oxidative cyclization of aniline-tethered alkylidenecyclopropanes with O2 to selectively construct important synthetic intermediates 2- and 3-vinylindoles in moderate to good yields has been developed.
Chem. Commun., 2017, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C6CC08386B, Communication
We report a fluorescence probe 1, which contains a naphthalimide fluorophore with two symmetric peptidic arms equipped with a tailor-made anion-binding motif, the guanidiniocarbonyl pyrrole moiety, for the detection of nucleoside triphosphates.
Indradweep Chakrabarty, Suleman M. Inamdar, Manjur O. Akram, Amol B. Gade, Subhrashis Banerjee, Saibal Bera and Nitin T. Patil
Chem. Commun., 2017, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C6CC07874E, Communication
A Pt-catalyzed, highly regioselective reaction between N-allenamides and imino-alkynes leading to pyrrolo[1,2-a]indoles is described.
Wei Fan, Chunming Liu, Yan Li and Zhaohui Wang
Chem. Commun., 2017, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C6CC07102C, Communication
Two kinds of fluoroalkyl-modified naphthodithiophene diimides (NDTI), namely α-modified NDTI and N-modified NDTI, are designed and synthesized. Single-crystal transistors based on them show electron mobilities of 0.065 cm2 V−1 s−1 and 1.59 cm2 V−1 s−1 under ambient conditions.
Yuna Kim, Michel Frigoli, Nicolas Vanthuyne and Nobuyuki Tamaoki
Chem. Commun., 2017, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C6CC08667E, Communication
Photoisomerization of helical naphthopyran in cholesteric liquid crystals exhibited huge helical twisting power switching of over 90% resulting in significantly efficient rotational motion of micro-sized objects.

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