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Chem. Commun., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC02052B, Communication
In this study, multivalent carrier-free aptamer-RNA based fluorescent probe (CF-probe) was designed as a simpler, more reliable, timesaving strategy for cellular miRNA detection. CF-probes spontaneously delivered into cells without the...
Filippo Doria, Andrea Oppi, Francesco Manoli, Silvia Botti, noufal kandoth, Vincenzo Grande, Ilse Manet and Mauro Freccero
Chem. Commun., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC01536G, Communication
A non-fluorescent naphthalene diimide (NDI) dimer, conjugating red and blue NDI dyes, becomes red/NIR emitting upon G-quadruplex (G4) binding. The fluorescence lifetime which is significantly different for the complexes, G-4/dimer...
Noelia Rubio Carrero, Liisa Maija Hirvonen, Ee Zhuan Chong, Julie Tzu-Wen Wang, Maxime Bourgognon, Houmam Kafa, Hatem A.F.M. Hassan, Wafa Al-Jamal, David McCarthy, Christer Hogstrand, Fred Festy and Khuloud T Al-Jamal
Chem. Commun., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC02675J, Communication
The intrinsic nonlinear photoluminescence (PL) property of chemically functionalized multi-walled nanotubes MWNTs (f-MWNTs) is reported in this study. f-MWNTs are imaged in fixed lung epithelial cancer cells (A549) and Kupffer...
Young-Tae Chang, KRISHNA KANTA GHOSH, Yun-Mi Jeong, Nam-Young Kang, Jungyeol Lee, Si Yan Diana Wan, Jun-Young Kim, Jaeduk Yoo, Dohee Kim and Yun Kyung Kim
Chem. Commun., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC02295A, Communication
A low-toxicity nucleus staining fluorescent probe, CDb12, was developed for real time mitosis imaging in live cells. CDb12 was identified by unbiased high-throughput imaging-based screening of new xanthone library (AX)....
Chen Xie, Yanling Dai, Haibo Mei, Jianlin Han, Vadim A Soloshonok and Yi Pan
Chem. Commun., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC02256H, Communication
An efficient asymmetric detrifluoroacetylative Mannich addition reactions between 2-fluoro-1,3-di-ketones/hydrates and chiral N-sulfinyl-imines via C-C bond cleavage were reported, which afforded C-F quaternary α-fluoro-β-keto-amines with excellent yields and high diastereoselectivity.
Saurja DasGupta, Sandip A Shelke, Nan-Sheng Li and Joseph A Piccirilli
Chem. Commun., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC01526J, Communication
Spinach RNA aptamer contains a G-quadruplex motif that serves as a platform for binding and fluorescence activation of a GFP-like fluorophore. Here we show that Pb2+ induces formation of Spinach’s...
Wenjing Yang, Xuebo Chen, huizhen Su, Wei-hai Fang and Yong Zhang
Chem. Commun., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC00787A, Communication
Paramagnetic metals are frequently used to regulate fluorescence emissions in chemical and biological probes. Accurate quantum calculations offer the first regulation theory that quenching is through the competitive nonradiative decay...
Keisuke Tomiyasu, Toyoto Sato and Shin-ichi Orimo
Chem. Commun., 2015, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC02351C, Communication
A relationship between diamagnetic susceptibility and electronegativity was discovered, which provides a laboratory-based estimation method of bonding nature.
Xiaoyan Sun, Yuxiao Ding, Bingsen Zhang, Rui Huang and Dang Sheng Su
Chem. Commun., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC00588D, Communication
For the first time, we give a fundamental understanding of the effect of borate-modified nanodiamond on propane oxidative dehydrogenation reaction. With increasing the loading amount of borate on carbon surface,...
Stefano Cinti, Gabriela Valdés-Ramírez, Wei Gao, Jinxing Li, Giuseppe Palleschi and Joseph Wang
Chem. Commun., 2015, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC02222C, Communication
A new microengine-based built-in-platform exploiting a surprising dual action with solution mixing and control of the reaction parameters, has been applied for accelerating chemical reactions (organophosphorous nerve agents hydrolysis) and electrochemical detection of non-hazardous by-product (p-nitrophenol) using printable sensor strip.
Vincent Corcé, Lauren McSweeney, Aoife Malone and Eoin M. Scanlan
Chem. Commun., 2015, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC02162F, Communication
Intramolecular thiol–yne cyclisation reactions has been developed for the synthesis of both exo- and endo-thioglycals.
Nicola L. C. McCarthy, Oscar Ces, Robert V. Law, John M. Seddon and Nicholas J. Brooks
Chem. Commun., 2015, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC02134K, Communication
We have imaged the formation of membrane microdomains immediately after their induction using a novel technology platform coupling high hydrostatic pressure to fluorescence microscopy.
Nina Lülsdorf, Christian Pitzler, Michael Biggel, Ronny Martinez, Ljubica Vojcic and Ulrich Schwaneberg
Chem. Commun., 2015, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC01791B, Communication
A high-throughput whole cell flow cytometer screening toolbox for hydrolases was validated by identification of improved esterase, lipase and cellulase variants.
Baiyan Li, Yiming Zhang, Dingxuan Ma, Liangkui Zhu, Daliang Zhang, Matthew Chrzanowski, Zhan Shi and Shengqian Ma
Chem. Commun., 2015, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC01828E, Communication
The creation of extra pores by removal of the silicon template in a porous carbon material derived from carbonizing silicon-containing POP has afforded a remarkable enhancement of ambient-pressure CO2 uptake capacity.
Chem. Commun., 2015, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC01961C, Communication
An innovative mechanochemical method is reported for the in situ formation of crystalline metal-complexes on the surface of superparamagnetic nanocomposite microparticles.
Qinfeng Xu, Yihong Zhang and Chun-yang Zhang
Chem. Commun., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC02177D, Communication
We develop a triple-color fluorescent probe which may function as a lab-on-a-DNA-molecule for simultaneous detection of multiple exonucleases / restriction endonucleases. This triple-color fluorescent probe can be further applied for...
Weijie Zhang, Ryan T. K. Kwok, Yilong Chen, Sijie Chen, Engui Zhao, Chris Yee Yung Yu, Jacky Wing Yip Lam, Qichang Zheng and Ben Zhong Tang
Chem. Commun., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC02486B, Communication
An isothiocyanate-functionalized tetraphenylethene is synthesized and used as fluorescent bioprobe for mitochondrion imaging with high specificity and photostability. The covalent conjugation of the bioprobe to mitochondrial proteins endows it with...
Ting Wang, Weiwei Zhu, Xiaoyun Chai, Baogang Wang, Yan Zou, Qingguo Meng and Qiuye Wu
Chem. Commun., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC02496J, Communication
A cyclic boronate structure was incorporated into Si-rhodamine to design pH-activatable near-infrared (NIR) probe based on reversible ring-opening process triggered by H+. This probe existed as the colorless spiroboronate form...
Alexander Murray, Jarvist Moore Frost, Christopher Hendon, Chris D Molloy, D Carbery and Aron Walsh
Chem. Commun., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC02129D, Communication
We predict the ionisation potentials of the hole-conducting material SPIRO-OMeTAD and twelve methoxy isomers and polymethoxy derivatives. Based on electronic and economic factors, we identify the optimal compounds for application...
Sandra Medina, Alexander Henderson, John Bower and M. Carmen Galan
Chem. Commun., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC02552D, Communication
The use of (salen)Co catalysts as a new class of bench-stable stereoselective glycosylation promoters of trichloro-acetimidate glycosyl donors at room temperature is described. The conditions are practical and do not...
Chem. Commun., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC02226F, Communication
A metallosupramolecular [Pd2L4]4+ cage can be cleanly converted into a [Pd2L2Cl4] metallo-macrocycle upon addition chloride ions. The process is reversible, treatment of the [Pd2L2Cl4] macrocycle with silver(I) ions regenerates the...
Chem. Commun., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC02452H, Communication
Au nanocages (AuNCs) represent a novel class of Au nanoparticles. The multifunctional natures of AuNCs make it unique for theranostic applications ranging from sensing to imaging, diagnosis, and treatment. It...
Chem. Commun., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC01676B, Communication
The conjugate diynylation of α,β-unsaturated trifluoromethyl ketones is carried out in the presence of a low catalytic load (2.5 mol %) of a copper(I)-MeOBIPHEP complex, triethylamine and a terminal 1,3-diyne....
Chunfu Lin, Guizhen Wang, Shiwei Lin, Jianbao Li and Li Lu
Chem. Commun., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC01494H, Communication
TiNb6O17 shows a similar crystal structure to Ti2Nb10O29 (Wadsley-Roth shear structure) but has larger lattice parameters and 0.49% cation vacancies, leading to its large Li+ ion diffusion coefficients. It exhibits...
Petr Klein, Jiri Dedecek, Haunani M Thomas, Sarah R Whittleton, Veronika Pashkova, Jiri Brus, Libor Kobera and Stepan Sklenak
Chem. Commun., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC01830G, Communication
7Li-7Li correlation MAS NMR spectroscopy, interpreted using periodic DFT including molecular dynamics conformational sampling of Li+ sites, is employed to obtain the siting of Li+ at exchangeable positions of ferrierites...

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