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Mokhtari Wahiba, Xue-Qing Feng, Yi Zang, Tony James, J. Li, Guo-Rong Chen and Xiao-Peng He
Chem. Commun., 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C6CC06332B, Communication
Here we demonstrate the simple construction and characterization of a pyrenyl glycoside-coated 2D MoS2 material composite capable of selectively capturing proteins and live cells on an electrode, as determined by...
Chunge Wang, Yanyan Zhao, Jiandi Liu, Pingyun Gong, Xin Li, Yacong Zhao, Guanghui Yue and Zhidong Zhou
Chem. Commun., 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C6CC05349A, Communication
Flower-like NiO with highly hierarchical porous structure were synthesized and introduced as cathode materials for Li-O2 batteries. Benefit from the disordered porous structure and specifical path way for O2 and...
Antonio Santoru, Claudio Pistidda, Magnus Helgerud Sørby, Michele Remo Chierotti, Sebastiano Garroni, Eugenio Pinatel, Fahim Karimi, Hujun Cao, Nils Bergemann, Thi Thu Le, Julián Puszkiel, Roberto Gobetto, Marcello Baricco, Bjorn C. Hauback, Thomas Klassen and Martin Dornheim
Chem. Commun., 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C6CC05777B, Communication
We report for the first time the formation of a metal amide-hydride solid solution. The dissolution of KH into KNH2 leads to an anionic substitution, which decreases the interaction among...
Toyoto Sato, Anibal Javier Ramirez-Cuesta, Luke L. Daemen, Yongqiang Cheng, Keisuke Tomiyasu, Shigeyuki Takagi and Shin-ichi Orimo
Chem. Commun., 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C6CC05199E, Communication
Hydrogen release from Al-based complex hydrides composed of metal cation(s) and [AlH4] was investigated using inelastic neutron scattering viewed from vibrational dynamics. Hydrogen release followed the softening of translational and...
Chem. Commun., 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C6CC05101D, Communication
Soft amphiphilic nanotubes are capped with vesicles comprised of either overall neutral, zwitterionic phospholipids, or those that carry a net charge. The phase transition temperature of the zwitterionic phospholipids plays...
Hyuk Taek Kwon, Hae-Kwon Jeong, Albert SS Lee, Heseong An, Taehee Lee, Eunhee Jang, Jong Suk Lee and Jungkyu Choi
Chem. Commun., 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C6CC05433A, Communication
We report for the first time that ZIF-8 crystals undergo an Ostwald-ripening-like process without degradation in the presence of a ligand vapor. The ripening process is dependent on the defect...
Ming-Sheng Wang and Guo-Cong Guo
Chem. Commun., 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C6CC03184F, Feature Article
Light-emitting diodes (LEDs) and organic light-emitting diodes (OLEDs) have brought a revolutionary in lighting and display. A very hot field in recent years is to develop white light phosphors, aiming...
Chem. Commun., 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C6CC05964C, Communication
In this work, a novel photoelectrochemical biosensing strategy was designed for cell assay under 630 nm (red light) excitation. WS2/Au NPs nanocomposites were prepared as photoelectrochemical biosensing substrate. The localized...
Chem. Commun., 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C6CC06439F, Communication
A Programmed supramolecular nanocarrier was developed for multistage targeted photodynamic therapy. This smart nanocarrier exhibited enhanced cellular uptake and enzyme-triggered mitochondria targeting, as well as excellent photodynamic therapeutic effect after...
Kaiyue Zhu, Mingrun Li, Xuning Li, Xuefeng Zhu, Junhu Wang and Weishen Yang
Chem. Commun., 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C6CC04951F, Communication
NiFe/NiFeOx core/shell electrocatalysts show excellent OER activity by taking the advantages of the synergetic effect between metal core and the oxides & hydroxides shell, i.e. the metal core provides good...
Lingwen Liao, Jishi Chen, Chengming Wang, Shengli Zhuang, Nan Yan, Chuanhao Yao, Nan Xia, Lingling Li, Xiaoli Bao and Zhikun Wu
Chem. Commun., 2016, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C6CC06108G, Communication
We report the intriguing internal structure, crystallographic arrangement, optical absorption and electrochemical properties of a transition-sized Au92 nanoparticle.
Chem. Commun., 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C6CC06417E, Communication
Here we report the two-stage assembly of semiconductor nanorods at substrates. The nanorods preassemble into 2D discs by self-organisation and these discs are deposited into conformal layers at substrates using...
Ali Kemal Sekizkardes, Victor A. Kusuma, Ganpat Dahe, Elliot A. Roth, Anne Marti, Lawrence J. Hill, Megan K. Macala, Surendar Reddy Venna and David Hopkinson
Chem. Commun., 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C6CC04811K, Communication
This study presents the fabrication of a new mixed matrix membrane using two microporous polymers: Polymer of Intrinsic Microporosity PIM-1 and a benzimidazole linked polymer, BILP-101, and their CO2 separation...
Chem. Commun., 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C6CC05807H, Communication
N-Acylhomoserine lactones are autoinducers of quorum sensing in Gram-negative bacteria. We here exploit the role of structurally related β-lactones in the inhibition of Vibrio harveyi bioluminescence and identified a derivative...
Chem. Commun., 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C6CC06327F, Communication
We have developed an electrophoresis separation assisted G-quadruplex DNAzyme-based chemiluminescence (CL) signal amplification strategy on the microchip platform for the detection of trace miroRNA. This strategy exhibits high sensitivity and...
Qian Wang, Zhao Li, Dan-Dan Tao, Qian Zhang, Peng Zhang, Dai-Ping Guo and Yun-Bao Jiang
Chem. Commun., 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C6CC06075G, Feature Article
From themed collection Host–guest chemistry
As a new emerging area in chemical sensing, sensing using supramolecular aggregates exhibits unique advantages over that based on conventional small-molecule chemical sensors, in terms of the high sensitivity and...
Violeta Iancu, Koen Schouteden, Zhe Li and Chris Van Haesendonck
Chem. Commun., 2016, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C6CC03847F, Communication
We probe electron–phonon coupling in CoTPyP and CrTPyP synthesized magnetic molecules. Low temperatures STS reveals pronounced Kondo resonances at zero bias in both molecules and additional Kondo resonance replicas observed at higher voltages in vibrating CoTPyP molecules.
Chem. Commun., 2016, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C6CC06290C, Communication
A tunnelling contact of polystyrene nanofilm was firstly introduced for the first time at the interface of perovskite/hole transfer layer, leading to a significantly reduced charge recombination.
Chem. Commun., 2016, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C6CC05930A, Communication
The enantioselective total synthesis of the 3,4-fused indole alkaloid ht-13-A has been achieved.
Chem. Commun., 2016, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C6CC06709C, Communication
Creation of a new guest accessible space under gas pressure in a flexible MOF studied by in situ single crystal diffraction and Pressure Gradient DSC.
Guopeng Li, Hui Wang, Zhifeng Zhu, Yajing Chang, Ting Zhang, Zihang Song and Yang Jiang
Chem. Commun., 2016, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C6CC05877A, Communication
Tetragonal CsPb2Br5 nanosheets, involving lateral shape evolution, were obtained via oriented attachment of orthorhombic CsPbBr3 nanocubes.
Laura Martínez-Sarti, Teck Ming Koh, Maria-Grazia La-Placa, Pablo P. Boix, Michele Sessolo, Subodh G. Mhaisalkar and Henk J. Bolink
Chem. Commun., 2016, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C6CC05549D, Communication
Methylammonium lead bromide nanoparticles are synthetized with a new bifunctional ligand which allows anchoring of the nanoparticles on a variety of conducting and semiconducting surfaces, showing bright photoluminescence with a quantum yield exceeding 50%.
Anindita Chakraborty, Amritroop Achari, Muthusamy Eswaramoorthy and Tapas Kumar Maji
Chem. Commun., 2016, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C6CC05289D, Communication
A novel composite with ultra-small (2–3 nm) MOF nanoparticles stabilized on an aminoclay template shows high CO2 capture, separation and chemical fixation efficacy.
Zipeng Zhao, Miao Feng, Jihan Zhou, Zeyan Liu, Mufan Li, Zheng Fan, Oshton Tsen, Jianwei Miao, Xiangfeng Duan and Yu Huang
Chem. Commun., 2016, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C6CC06165F, Communication
We report a one-step synthesis method for octahedral Pt–Ni–Co ternary catalysts with tunable compositions and fixed shapes.
Chem. Commun., 2016, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C6CC06125G, Communication
Formal total synthesis of strictamine via [2,3]-Stevens rearrangement – novel construction of a 9-oxo-2-azabicyclo[3.3.1]non-6-ene system.

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A collaborative sensitization by silyl-anchor and carboxy-anchor dyes (ADEKA-1 + LEG4) in dye-sensitized solar cells realized a high light-to-electric energy conversion efficiency of over 14% under one sun illumination.
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC06759F
Published: 14 Sep 2015
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The light-induced reaction of aryldiazonium salts with gold(i) chloride complexes provides an easy access to cationic or neutral arylgold(iii) complexes, even a bromoaryl group can be selectively installed at gold(iii), and either chelating or monodentate ligands can be used.
DOI: 10.1039/C6CC02199A
Published: 05 Apr 2016
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This Feature Article covers recent research endeavors of the marriage between pillararene-based host–guest pairs and supramolecular polymeric assemblies.
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC03170A
Published: 11 Jul 2014

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