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Chemical Communications

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Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC06074A, Communication
A tetracarboxylic acids-appended thiacalix[4]arene-based ligand with Tb3+ formed a supramolecular gel which showed a novel fluorogenic sensor capability for probing alanine and proteins containing alanine.
Xingxing Chen, Artjom Maljusch, Rosalba A. Rincon, Alberto Battistel, Aliaksandr Bandarenka and Wolfgang Schuhmann
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC06100D, Communication
A new concept for the localized characterization of gas evolving electrodes based on scanning electrochemical microscopy (SECM) is suggested. It offers information about the spatial distribu¬tion of the predominant locations...
Midori Akiyama, Kengo Akagawa, Hidetake Seino and Kazuaki Kudo
Chem. Commun., 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC90354D, Correction
Danielle M. Zurcher, Yash J. Adhia, Julián Díaz Romero and Anne J. McNeil
Chem. Commun., 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC90353F, Correction
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC05742B, Communication
The flexibility of the electrochemical synthesis of MOFs films is illustrated by the preparation of well-adhering layers of luminescent MOFs on electrically conductive solid substrates. The luminescent layers have been...
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC05855K, Communication
{111}-faceted Pd truncated triangular bipyramids (TTBPs) is first presented under the assistant of Ru. Attributed to the unique shape, the TTBPs are highly active and stable for formic acid oxidation....
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC05935B, Communication
The release of a Cys probe from the cavity of a water-soluble pillar[5]arene can be realized in acidic microenvironment.
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC05904B, Communication
Cycloisomerisation reactions of γ-alkynoic acids into cyclic enol-lactones can be conveniently performed, for the first time, in the eutectic mixture 1ChCl/2Urea under standard bench experimental conditions (room temperature, in air...
Kwon Joo Yeo, Eunha Hwang, Kyong-Mi Min, Jun-Goo Jee, Chung-Kyung Lee, Kwang Yeon Hwang, Young Ho Jeon, Soo-Ik Chang and Hae-Kap Cheong
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC05175K, Communication
The heparin complex of rat angiogenin revealed that a heparin strand is fitted into a positively charged groove formed by the dual binding site of rat angiogenin, suggesting that cell...
Lidiya A. Maslovskaya, Andrei I. Savchenko, Elizabeth H. Krenske, Victoria A. Gordon, Paul W. Reddell, Carly J. Pierce, Peter G. Parsons and Craig M. Williams
Chem. Commun., 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC05413J, Communication
Croton insularis unveiled the first seco-casbane diterpene EBC-329, along with EBC-324, which consists of an epoxidised hemi-acetal endoperoxide.
Stefania Rapino, Emanuele Treossi, Vincenzo Palermo, Massimo Marcaccio, Francesco Paolucci and Francesco Zerbetto
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC06368F, Communication
Scanning ElectroChemical Microscopy (SECM) can image Graphene Oxide (GO) flakes on insulating and conducting substrates. The contrast between GO and the substrate is controlled by the electrostatic interactions that are...
Xiao-Qi Yu, Shan Wang, Rui Guo, Gao Wang and Shan-Yong Chen
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC06246A, Communication
The phosphorylation of the ortho C−H bonds in benzamides containing an 8-aminoquinoline moiety as a bidentate directing group with H-phosphonates using copper as catalysts under mild temperature is described. This...
Youngbok Lee, Niki M Zacharias, David Piwnica-Worms and Pratip K Bhattacharya
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC06199C, Communication
Here we present a novel hyperpolarization method, Chemical Reaction-Induced Multi-molecular Polarization (CRIMP), which could be applied to the study of several in vivo processes simultaneously including glycolysis, TCA cycle, fatty...
Zhi-Xian Chang, Wen-Hui Zhou, Dong-Xing Kou, Zheng-Ji Zhou and Si-Xin Wu
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC05654J, Communication
CZTS exhibited apparently phase-dependent photocatalytic H2 evolution under visible light. Possible factors for the phase-dependent photocatalytic activity of CZTS were discussed in detail.
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC05303F, Communication
Amorphous silicon thin films with honeycombed structure have been prepared using self-assembled monolayer of polystyrene spheres as template. The as-prepared thin film may serve as a good anode candidate for...
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC06098A, Communication
Although potential cycling has been widely used to activate PtRu electrocatalysts for methanol oxidation, little is known about the molecular/atomic level chemistry involved so neither what constitutes the optimal activation....
Qiang Zhao, Yao Wang, Yan Qiao, Xiaolong Wang, Xuefeng Guo, Yun Yan and Jianbin Huang
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC05719H, Communication
The helix with ternary components of TPPS4, Zn(NO3)2 and C14DMAO is easily obtained in aqueous solution. It retains characteristic fluorescence of porphyrin and can be conductive when bridges on gold...
Jiawen Chen, Kuang-Yen Chen, Gregory T Carroll and Ben L Feringa
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC04440A, Communication
In order to improve the rotary motion of surface assembled light-driven molecular motors, tetra-acid functionalized motors were bound to an amine coated quartz surface without prior activation of the acid...
Claudia Poloni, Wiktor C Szymanski and Ben L Feringa
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC06087C, Communication
Lipase from Candida rugosa was immobilised on a quartz surface using an azobenzene-containing, bifunctional linker, which allows deactivation of the immobilised enzyme by irradiation with visible light.
Dezhi Yang, Jing Xu, Xiaozhen Liao, Yu-Shi He, Haimei Liu and Zi-Feng Ma
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC05830E, Communication
A structure optimized prussian blue analogue Na1.76Ni0.12Mn0.88[Fe(CN)6]0.98 (PBMN) is synthesized and investigated. Coexistence of inactive Ni2+ (Fe-C≡N-Ni group) with active Mn2+/3+ (Fe-C≡N-Mn group) balances the structure disturbances caused by the...
kai sun, xin wang, gang li, zhonghong zhu, yongqing jiang and beibei xiao
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC06003B, Communication
Intermolecular oxidative C–N formation reaction of aryl ether with pharmacological saccharins was realized under metal-free condition for the first time. The understanding of intrinsic characteristics between C(sp3)−H and C(sp2)−O bonds...
Awal Noor, Sadaf Qayyum, Tobias Bauer, Stefan Schwarz, Birgit Weber and Rhett Kempe
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC05071A, Communication
A quintuply bonded dichromium complex stabilized by aminopyridinato ligands activates CO2 and SO2 by reducing the (formal) bond order of the metal-metal bonds. Oxygen abstraction is observed during CO2 activation....
Cooper W Johnston, Travis R Schwantje, Michael J Ferguson, Robert McDonald and Robin G Hicks
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC06235C, Communication
Remote coordination of a Ru(hfac)2 moiety to a chelating N-benzyl tetrazine lowers the C-N homolytic bond dissociation enthalpy by approximately 20 kJ/mol. The significant bond strength perturbation is believed to...
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC05983B, Communication
The upconversion nanoparticles (UCNPs)-loaded polypeptide composite nanoparticles that present fast NIR-sensitivity and tunable sugar-targeting properties are fabricated, opening a new avenue for on-demand and targeted cancer therapy. The half maximal...
Yongdong Liu, Rui Xiang, xiaoqiang Du, Yong Ding and baochun ma
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC04118F, Communication
A family of oxygen evolving catalysts was investigated, which was based on the most desired first-row transitional metal iron. Among them, the highest turnover number of 2380 was obtained in...

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