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Crystalline chalcogenidometalate-based compounds from uncommon reaction media

The synthesis of crystalline chalcogenidometalate-based compounds obtained in uncommon reaction media—in particular ionic liquids, surfactants, or hydrazine—allows access to unusual architectures and functional chemical as well as physical properties.

Graphical abstract: Crystalline chalcogenidometalate-based compounds from uncommon reaction media
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High entropy metal chalcogenides: synthesis, properties, applications and future directions

In this perspective we assess the current status of high entropy metal chalcogenides, the synthetic techniques for them, the currently obtained properties and demonstrated applications and a discussion on the possible future directions.

Graphical abstract: High entropy metal chalcogenides: synthesis, properties, applications and future directions
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Recent developments in the synthesis of bio-inspired iron porphyrins for small molecule activation

Nature utilizes a diverse set of tetrapyrrole-based macrocycles (referred to as porphyrinoids) for catalyzing various biological processes.

Graphical abstract: Recent developments in the synthesis of bio-inspired iron porphyrins for small molecule activation
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Recent trends in organic cage synthesis: push towards water-soluble organic cages

This review highlights the recent trends in synthesis of organic cages including advantages and drawbacks of the different methodologies used. It also details the recent development in the field of water-soluble organic cages.

Graphical abstract: Recent trends in organic cage synthesis: push towards water-soluble organic cages
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Open Access Feature Article

Selective coordination of coinage metals using orthogonal ligand scaffolds

Orthogonal ligand scaffolds, consisting of soft and hard donor sites, are useful tools for the selective synthesis of heteronuclear coinage metal compounds, controlling their coordination geometry and tuning their photophysical properties.

Graphical abstract: Selective coordination of coinage metals using orthogonal ligand scaffolds
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Unlocking novel reaction pathways of diazoalkanes with visible light

In this feature article, the photolysis and dye-sensitized reactions of diazoalkanes are discussed and applications in organic synthesis are presented.

Graphical abstract: Unlocking novel reaction pathways of diazoalkanes with visible light
From the themed collection: Chemical Communications HOT Articles 2022
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Synthetic chiral molecular nanographenes: the key figure of the racemization barrier

Racemization barriers are the key! Molecular nanographenes can show a dynamic behavior which eventually controls their chiroptical and photophysical properties.

Graphical abstract: Synthetic chiral molecular nanographenes: the key figure of the racemization barrier
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Surface chemistry of metal–organic polyhedra

The rich surface chemistry of metal–organic polyhedra (MOPs) enables their functionalization and tuning their properties.

Graphical abstract: Surface chemistry of metal–organic polyhedra
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Pursuit of next-generation glycopeptides: a journey with vancomycin

Next-generation vancomycin analogues developed through semisynthetic modifications tackle vancomycin resistance and complex infections.

Graphical abstract: Pursuit of next-generation glycopeptides: a journey with vancomycin
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Precise surface control of cathode materials for stable lithium-ion batteries

Precise surface control of cathode materials for stable Li-ion batteries: materials design, kinetics control and stabilization mechanism.

Graphical abstract: Precise surface control of cathode materials for stable lithium-ion batteries
From the themed collection: Chemical Communications HOT Articles 2022
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Cationic cyclization reactions with alkyne terminating groups: a useful tool in biomimetic synthesis

Cationic cyclization reactions are useful processes in organic synthesis and, particularly, the use of alkynes as the terminating groups offers wide synthetic possibilities because this group can serve as a precursor of different functionalities.

Graphical abstract: Cationic cyclization reactions with alkyne terminating groups: a useful tool in biomimetic synthesis
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Small-molecule fluorescent probes: big future for specific bacterial labeling and infection detection

In the last decade, small-molecule fluorescent probes brightened the bacteria and infections.

Graphical abstract: Small-molecule fluorescent probes: big future for specific bacterial labeling and infection detection
From the themed collection: Multimolecular Crowding in Biosystems
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Cationic π-extended heteroaromatics via a catalytic C–H activation annulative alkyne-insertion sequence

Herein, the recent progress of an annulative alkyne-insertion π-extension (AAIPEX) strategy to construct opto-electronically significant cationic polycyclic heteroaromatic compounds (cPHACs) is showcased.

Graphical abstract: Cationic π-extended heteroaromatics via a catalytic C–H activation annulative alkyne-insertion sequence
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Pillararene-based molecular-scale porous materials

This feature article discusses the synthetic methods, functionalisation approaches and application potential of pillararene-based molecular-scale porous materials.

Graphical abstract: Pillararene-based molecular-scale porous materials
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Nucleic acid amplification-integrated single-molecule fluorescence imaging for in vitro and in vivo biosensing

We review the advances in the integration of single-molecule fluorescence imaging with nucleic acid amplification for in vitro and in vivo biosensing.

Graphical abstract: Nucleic acid amplification-integrated single-molecule fluorescence imaging for in vitro and in vivo biosensing
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Open Access Feature Article

From Raman to SESORRS: moving deeper into cancer detection and treatment monitoring

This article discusses the use of various Raman spectroscopy techniques and how they have been applied to different methods of detection for the diagnosis of cancer and in monitoring cancer treatment, with an outlook on how they can progress into a clinical environment.

Graphical abstract: From Raman to SESORRS: moving deeper into cancer detection and treatment monitoring
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Fluorescent probes for imaging bioactive species in subcellular organelles

Luminescent molecular probes and nanoscale materials have become important tools in biosensing and bioimaging applications because of their high sensitivity, fast response, specificity, and methodological simplicity.

Graphical abstract: Fluorescent probes for imaging bioactive species in subcellular organelles
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Luminescent lanthanide–macrocycle supramolecular assembly

Macrocyclic compounds, including crown ether, cyclodextrin, cucurbituril and pillararene, bound to various specific guest molecules through various non-covalent interactions, can make the system multifunctional and endow system with intelligence.

Graphical abstract: Luminescent lanthanide–macrocycle supramolecular assembly
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N-Heterocyclic carbene complexes enabling the α-arylation of carbonyl compounds

The considerable importance of α-arylated carbonyl compounds, which are widely used in the pharmaceutical industry, has prompted efficient synthetic strategies for their preparation.

Graphical abstract: N-Heterocyclic carbene complexes enabling the α-arylation of carbonyl compounds
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C–CN bond formation: an overview of diverse strategies

Aim for cyanation: a comprehensive overview on various approaches on C–CN bond formation in arenes/heteroarenes by activated halides/pseudohalide, directed, non-directed, electro-catalyzed, photoredox-catalyzed, and radical approaches.

Graphical abstract: C–CN bond formation: an overview of diverse strategies
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Electrochemical non-enzymatic glucose sensors: recent progress and perspectives

This review summarizes recent advances in the development of electrocatalysts for non-enzymatic glucose detection. The sensing mechanism and influencing factors are discussed, and the perspectives and challenges are also addressed.

Graphical abstract: Electrochemical non-enzymatic glucose sensors: recent progress and perspectives
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Open Access Feature Article

Exploiting complexity to implement function in chemical systems

This feature article reflects a personal overview of the importance of complexity as an additional parameter to be considered in chemical research, being illustrated with selected examples in molecular recognition and catalysis.

Graphical abstract: Exploiting complexity to implement function in chemical systems
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Intercalation and flexibility chemistries of soft layered materials

Intercalation and flexibility as two new chemical perspectives are introduced in soft layered materials for designing the structures and dynamic functions.

Graphical abstract: Intercalation and flexibility chemistries of soft layered materials
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Feature Article

Metal phosphonates incorporating metalloligands: assembly, structures and properties

This feature article summarizes the current status of metal–metalloligand phosphonates including the synthetic strategies, crystal structures and properties. Future challenges in this field are discussed.

Graphical abstract: Metal phosphonates incorporating metalloligands: assembly, structures and properties
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One-dimensional electronic systems: metal-chain complexes and organic conductors

This feature article highlights and compares the structural and physical properties of typical examples of one-dimensional metal-chain complexes and organic conductors.

Graphical abstract: One-dimensional electronic systems: metal-chain complexes and organic conductors
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High-resolution probing of early events in amyloid-β aggregation related to Alzheimer's disease

High-resolution structure elucidation of Alzheimer's amyloid-β oligomer is crucial to delineate its pathological phenotype. NMR provides atomic-resolution details of amyloid-β oligomer that could aid in the development of structure-based therapeutics.

Graphical abstract: High-resolution probing of early events in amyloid-β aggregation related to Alzheimer's disease
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Gold and hypervalent iodine(III): liaisons over a decade for electrophilic functional group transfer reactions

Building on mechanistic perspective, the review intends to demonstrate how the uniqueness of Au-catalysts has realized a myriad of electrophilic functional group transfer reactions with the use of hypervalent iodine(III) reagents over the last decade.

Graphical abstract: Gold and hypervalent iodine(iii): liaisons over a decade for electrophilic functional group transfer reactions
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Open Access Communication

Chiral optical scattering from helical and twisted silica nanoribbons

Helical and twisted silica nanoribbons, deposited in an in-plane direction and with a random orientation, on a quartz substrate showed chiral optical scattering, and helical nanoribbons had a g-factor of the order of 10−2 below 250 nm.

Graphical abstract: Chiral optical scattering from helical and twisted silica nanoribbons
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Open Access Communication

Atom-efficient transition-metal-free arylation of N,O-acetals using diarylzinc reagents through Zn/Zn cooperativity

Operating via a special type of Zn/Zn′ cooperation, a new transition-metal free and atom efficient method of arylating N,O-acetals has been developed combining nucleophilic ZnPh2 with Lewis acidic Zn(C6F5)2.

Graphical abstract: Atom-efficient transition-metal-free arylation of N,O-acetals using diarylzinc reagents through Zn/Zn cooperativity
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