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Joo-Ho Kim, Young-Hwan Jeong, Hee-Jae Yoon, Helen Tran, Luis Campos and Woo-Dong Jang
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC05261G, Communication
An imidazole-bearing zinc porphyrin (PZn) has been designed for the selective binding of Au3+, and the porphyrin and gold complex (PZn▪Au3+) can additionally be used to identify gold-binding functional groups,...
Shuanglong Lu, Chao Li, Jiaqing Wang, Yue Pan, Xueqin Cao and Hongwei Gu
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC05132G, Communication
A novel one-pot method has been developed for the interfacial hydrogenation of nitriles to synthesize asymmetrical tertiary amines. The active Pt NWs allows for the preparation of a series of...
Dawei Li, Bei Lv, Hao Zhang, Jasmine Yiqin Lee and Tianhu Li
Chem. Commun., 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC04789C, Communication
It is demonstrated that positive supercoiling affiliated with nucleosome formation can act as the driving force to repair the G-quadruplex, cruciform as well as a stable non-B DNA structure caused by peptide nucleic acid.
Peter Chen, Juan Manuel Sarria Toro, Tim den Hartog and Erik P. A. Couzijn
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC04579C, Communication
Straightforward deprotonation of soluble tetramethylammonium salts with alkyllithium reagents gives lithiomethyl trimethylammonium reagents. Coordination of the Li cation is crucial to the stability of these ‘N–C ylides’. These reagents were...
Takunori Harada, Naoki Kajiyama, Kei Ishizaka, Reona Toyofuku, Katsuki Izumi, Kazuo Umemura, Yoshitane IMAI, Naoya Taniguchi and Kenji Mishima
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC04477K, Communication
The chiroptical properties of anionic meso-tetrakis(4-sulfonatophenyl)porphyrin (TPPS) complexed with cationic surfactants were enhanced by interaction with silver nanoparticles (AgNPs) in acidic solution. Improvement in chiroptical properties was revealed by circular...
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC03099K, Communication
We discovered in SECM of electro-reduction of CO2 at Au in CO2-saturated KHCO3 solutions that (i) formate comes solely from direct reduction of bicarbonate; and (ii) CO forms only from...
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC02855D, Communication
The carboxymethylmonobenzocyclooctyne group attached to the 5-position of a 2’-deoxyuridine in DNA allows rapid and efficient copper-free postsynthetic modification as demonstrated with a far-red emitting fluorescent azide probe. Upon labeling...
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC03417A, Communication
DNA sequence-dependent photoluminescence enhancement is found for a cationic polyelectrolyte complexed with single stranded DNA and described as a result of an interplay between electrostatic attraction and π-π stacking between...
Yi-Chia Tseng, Hong-Shuo Chen, Yu-Ting Liang, Tsan-Yao Chen, Chen-Wei Liu, Shu-Ru Chung, Chien-Te Hsieh, Cheng-En Lee and Kuan-Wen Wang
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC04595E, Communication
In this study, we investigate the effect of alloying and supports on the modification of d-band vacancy and oxygen reduction reaction (ORR) activity of graphene-supported Pt and PtPd nanorods (NRs)....
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC05189K, Communication
Tetraphenylethylene pillar[6]arenes with AIE effect were synthesized for the first time. The fluorescence of the pillar[6]arene could be quenched much more and much faster by TNT than by other nitroaromatics...
A. Gruzman, Lily Pasternak, Ella Meltzer-Mats, Gali Babai-Shani, Guy Cohen, Olga Viskind, Juergen Eckel, Erol Cerasi and Shlomo Sasson
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC03310H, Communication
Adenosine Monophosphate-Activated Protein Kinase (AMPK) has been identified as one of the major targets for antidiabetic drugs. This study describes two AMPK-activating agents 2-(benzo[d]thiazol-2-ylmethylthio)-6-ethoxybenzo[d]thiazole and 2-(propylthio)benzo[d]thiazol-6-ol, that increase the rate...
Lijun Wang, Yue Min, Doudou Xu, Fengjiao Yu, Wuzong Zhou and Alfred Cuschieri
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC03082F, Communication
We report that Fe3O4 nanoparticles are able to catalyse lipid peroxidation in liposomes in acidic but not neutral pH. The oxidation is dependent on either pre-existing lipid peroxides or hydrogen...
Charles Diesendruck, Lingyang Zhu and Jeff Moore
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC03514C, Communication
We investigated the use of mechanical stress to bend carbon-carbon triple bonds. Formation of an isoquinoline after reaction with a benzyl azide trap points towards a nucleophilic addition mechanism, differentiating...
Andreas Eichhoefer, Xiao Xun Yang, Ibrahim Issac, Sergei Lebedkin, Michael Kuehn, Florian Weigend, olaf fuhr and Dieter Fenske
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC04702H, Communication
The synthesis, molecular structures and luminescence properties of two ‘Cu12S6’ cluster molecules with stabilizing bidentate phosphine ligands are described. Both display in the solid state at ambient temperature high photoluminescence...
Cheng Wang, Huimin Ding, Xiangshi Meng, Xu Cui, Yihui Yang, Tailin Zhou, Caixing Wang and Matthias Zeller
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC05449K, Communication
We report a new approach to construct covalent porphyrinic cages with different spacer lengths, in which the cage compounds have been conveniently synthesized in quantitative yields, via DABCO-templated imine condensation...
Joshua McEnaney, Jonathan Chance Crompton, Juan Callejas, Eric Popczun, Carlos Read, Nathan Lewis and Raymond Schaak
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC04709E, Communication
Amorphous tungsten phosphide (WP), which has been synthesized as colloidal nanoparticles with an average diameter of 3 nm, has been identified as a new electrocatalyst for the hydrogen-evolution reaction (HER)...
Huanhuan Xie, Zhang Rufan, yingying zhang, Wenlin Zhang, Muqiang Jian, chunya wang, Qi Wang and Fei Wei
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC04434G, Communication
We report a facile graphene/graphite sheet assisted CVD process for the synthesis of high-areal-density HACNT arrays. Besides, some metal nanoparticles could eat the graphene/graphite sheets, forming serpentine holes on the...
Manik Mandal, Fadi Haso, Tianbo Liu, Yingwei Fei and Kai Landskron
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC01899K, Communication
Diamond nanocrystals were synthesized catalyst-free from nanoporous carbon at high pressure and high temperature (HPHT). The synthesized nanocrystals have tunable diameters between 50 and 200 nm. The nanocrystals are dispersible...
N. Kalashnyk, M. Yu, R. Barattin, Y. Benjalal, M. Hliwa, C. Joachim, E. Lægsgaard, F. Besenbacher, A. Gourdon, X. Bouju and T. R. Linderoth
Chem. Commun., 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC03550J, Communication
From themed collection Polymer Self-Assembly
One- and two-dimensional structures formed by two Lander molecules on Au(111) via 3D-optimized or complementary triple H-bonding are studied by scanning tunneling microscopy and rationalized by numerical calculations.
Wenbin Zhang, Cheng Wang, Gang Liu, Jun Wang, Yu Chen and Runwei Li
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC05233A, Communication
Linear and hyperbranched poly(azomethine)s (PAMs) based on triphenylamine moieties are synthesized and used as the functioning layers in the Ta/PAM/Pt resistive switching memory devices. Comparably, the hyperbranched PAM with isotropic...
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC05010J, Communication
We reported a new strategy to design two-photon (2P) fluorescent probes for simultaneous elevation of 2P absorption cross section (δ) and quantum yield (Φ). The target-induced hydrogen bond-chelated ring enhances...
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC05215C, Communication
The successful design and anticancer mechanism studies of a series of cyclometalated Ir(III) complexes with histone deacetylase inhibitory and photodynamic therapy (PDT) activities are reported.
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC03835E, Communication
Redox active peptides are generated through a novel approach selenoester mediated native chemical ligation (NCL). Distinct nanostructures such as nanotubes to nanofibrillar architectures were observed for self-assembling soft materials.
Tommaso Avellini, Christophe Lincheneau, Marcello La Rosa, Antonio Pertegás, Henk J. Bolink, Iain Alexander Wright, Edwin C Constable, Serena Silvi and Alberto Credi
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC03805C, Communication
The solubility of luminescent quantum dots in solvents from hexane to water can be finely tuned by the choice of the countercations associated with carboxylate residues present on the nanocrystal...
Chem. Commun., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC02841D, Communication
A reactivity descriptor for the C-H bond activation on the nanostructured carbon catalyst is proposed. Furthermore the calculations reveal that the single ketone group can be an active site in...

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