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Correction: Modular and orthogonal synthesis of hybrid polymers and networks

From the themed collection: 2015 Emerging Investigators
Communication

Uthrene, a radically new molecule?

Quantum chemical models show that uthrene possesses an open-shell ground state and could be synthetically feasible.

Graphical abstract: Uthrene, a radically new molecule?
From the themed collection: 2015 Emerging Investigators
Communication

Large phenyl-substituted acenes by cycloaddition reactions of the 2,6-naphthodiyne synthon

Diverse large acenes with promising photoelectronic properties can be obtained simply by bisaryne cycloadditions.

Graphical abstract: Large phenyl-substituted acenes by cycloaddition reactions of the 2,6-naphthodiyne synthon
From the themed collection: 2015 Emerging Investigators
Communication

Synthesis and photophysical properties of platinum-acetylide copolymers with thiophene, selenophene and tellurophene

A series of platinum-acetylide copolymers with thiophene, selenophene, and tellurophene have been synthesized and studied.

Graphical abstract: Synthesis and photophysical properties of platinum-acetylide copolymers with thiophene, selenophene and tellurophene
From the themed collection: 2015 Emerging Investigators
Communication

Visible-light-induced chemoselective reductive decarboxylative alkynylation under biomolecule-compatible conditions

A visible-light-induced chemoselective reductive decarboxylative alkynylation for C(sp3)–C(sp) bond formation under biomolecule-compatible conditions.

Graphical abstract: Visible-light-induced chemoselective reductive decarboxylative alkynylation under biomolecule-compatible conditions
From the themed collection: 2015 Emerging Investigators
Communication

Phosphorescence within benzotellurophenes and color tunable tellurophenes under ambient conditions

The zirconium-mediated syntheses of pinacolboronate (BPin) appended benzo[b]tellurophenes and two phenyl/BPin substituted tellurophene isomers with different colors of emission have been achieved.

Graphical abstract: Phosphorescence within benzotellurophenes and color tunable tellurophenes under ambient conditions
Communication

C6 picoloyl protection: a remote stereodirecting group for 2-deoxy-β-glycoside formation

Direct synthesis of β-2-deoxyglycosides by remote stereochemical control through the use of a picoloyl protecting function.

Graphical abstract: C6 picoloyl protection: a remote stereodirecting group for 2-deoxy-β-glycoside formation
From the themed collection: 2015 Emerging Investigators
Communication

Coordination responsive tellurium-containing multilayer film for controlled delivery

A coordination-responsive tellurium-containing film was fabricated to load cisplatin by Te–Pt coordination, and competitive bio-ligands could trigger the release of cisplatin.

Graphical abstract: Coordination responsive tellurium-containing multilayer film for controlled delivery
From the themed collection: 2015 Emerging Investigators
Communication

The best of both worlds: active enzymes by grafting-to followed by grafting-from a protein

Hydrophilic polymers were attached to lysozyme by a combination of grafting-to and grafting-from approaches using RAFT polymerization.

Graphical abstract: The best of both worlds: active enzymes by grafting-to followed by grafting-from a protein
From the themed collection: 2015 Emerging Investigators
Communication

The 9-homocubyl cation rearrangement revisited

High ab initio computations indicate that parallel to the automerization process, the 9-homocubyl cation can also undergo other types of rearrangements involving cage-opening.

Graphical abstract: The 9-homocubyl cation rearrangement revisited
From the themed collection: 2015 Emerging Investigators
Open Access Communication

Deuterated carbohydrate probes as ‘label-free’ substrates for probing nutrient uptake in mycobacteria by nuclear reaction analysis

Deuterated sugars that are transported into mycobacteria can be detected using ion beam (nuclear reaction) analysis.

Graphical abstract: Deuterated carbohydrate probes as ‘label-free’ substrates for probing nutrient uptake in mycobacteria by nuclear reaction analysis
From the themed collection: 2015 Emerging Investigators
Communication

β-(1-Azulenyl)-L-alanine – a functional probe for determination of pKa of histidine residues

Substitution of tryptophan with β-(1-azulenyl)-L-alanine allows for direct and straightforward determination of pKa values of histidines without perturbing protein function.

Graphical abstract: β-(1-Azulenyl)-l-alanine – a functional probe for determination of pKa of histidine residues
From the themed collection: 2015 Emerging Investigators
Communication

Iron-mediated Markovnikov-selective hydro-trifluoromethylthiolation of unactivated alkenes

An iron-mediated hydro-trifluoromethylthiolation of unactivated olefins under mild conditions was described for the first time.

Graphical abstract: Iron-mediated Markovnikov-selective hydro-trifluoromethylthiolation of unactivated alkenes
From the themed collection: 2015 Emerging Investigators
Communication

Multiplex plasmonic anti-counterfeiting security labels based on surface-enhanced Raman scattering

We demonstrate a multiplex plasmonic anti-counterfeiting platform by embedding multiple molecules on a single substrate with superior spectral and spatial resolution.

Graphical abstract: Multiplex plasmonic anti-counterfeiting security labels based on surface-enhanced Raman scattering
From the themed collection: 2015 Emerging Investigators
Open Access Communication

Promiscuous hydroxylases for the functionalization of polycyclic tetramate macrolactams – conversion of ikarugamycin to butremycin

Application of PTM hydroxylases facilitates the selective late-stage functionalization of complex PTM core structures in vivo and in vitro.

Graphical abstract: Promiscuous hydroxylases for the functionalization of polycyclic tetramate macrolactams – conversion of ikarugamycin to butremycin
From the themed collection: 2015 Emerging Investigators
Communication

σ-Alkenyl endo-palladacycle formation via regiospecific functionalisation of an unreactive NHC-tethered C(sp2)–H bond

A highly unusual cyclometallation reaction in which an aliphatic vinylic C(sp2)–H bond is activated to form a σ-vinyl palladacyclic–NHC complex is reported.

Graphical abstract: σ-Alkenyl endo-palladacycle formation via regiospecific functionalisation of an unreactive NHC-tethered C(sp2)–H bond
From the themed collection: 2015 Emerging Investigators
Open Access Communication

Assessing dimerisation degree and cooperativity in a biomimetic small-molecule model by pulsed EPR

Pulsed electron paramagnetic resonance (EPR) spectroscopy is used for titrating spin-labelled terpyridine with Zn(II)-solution to study complex formation. This system can serve as a small-molecule model system for tuneable dimerisation.

Graphical abstract: Assessing dimerisation degree and cooperativity in a biomimetic small-molecule model by pulsed EPR
From the themed collection: 2015 Emerging Investigators
Communication

Predicting the structure and interfacial activity of diblock brush, mixed brush, and Janus-grafted nanoparticles

We develop a field theoretic simulation model to study the interfacial properties of grafted nanoparticles as a function of the grafting architecture.

Graphical abstract: Predicting the structure and interfacial activity of diblock brush, mixed brush, and Janus-grafted nanoparticles
From the themed collection: 2015 Emerging Investigators
Communication

A multi-ligation strategy for the synthesis of heterofunctionalized glycosylated scaffolds

Well-defined heterofunctionalized glycosylated scaffolds with unprecedented molecular combinations have been prepared using up to five different bioorthogonal ligations.

Graphical abstract: A multi-ligation strategy for the synthesis of heterofunctionalized glycosylated scaffolds
From the themed collection: 2015 Emerging Investigators
Communication

Water-soluble nickel-bis(dithiolene) complexes as photothermal agents

Pegylated nickel-bis(dithiolene) complexes can efficiently convert NIR light into heat in water to induce cell death.

Graphical abstract: Water-soluble nickel-bis(dithiolene) complexes as photothermal agents
From the themed collection: 2015 Emerging Investigators
Communication

A general and practical palladium-catalyzed monoarylation of β-methyl C(sp3)–H of alanine

Monoarylation of β-methyl C(sp3)–H of an alanine derivative with aryl iodides using an 8-aminoquinoline auxiliary has been described.

Graphical abstract: A general and practical palladium-catalyzed monoarylation of β-methyl C(sp3)–H of alanine
From the themed collection: 2015 Emerging Investigators
Open Access Communication

Fine tuning the ionic liquid–vacuum outer atomic surface using ion mixtures

Ionic liquid–vacuum outer atomic surfaces can be created that are remarkably different from the bulk composition.

Graphical abstract: Fine tuning the ionic liquid–vacuum outer atomic surface using ion mixtures
From the themed collection: 2015 Emerging Investigators
Open Access Communication

DNA-aptamer gating membranes

This report describes a membrane barrier whose permeability is modulated through the recognition of a small-molecule target, adenosine triphosphate (ATP), by a DNA-aptamer.

Graphical abstract: DNA-aptamer gating membranes
From the themed collection: 2015 Emerging Investigators
Communication

Contributions to activity enhancement via Fe incorporation in Ni-(oxy)hydroxide/borate catalysts for near-neutral pH oxygen evolution

Increases in the activity of Ni–borate oxygen evolution catalysts with anodic conditioning are accompanied by Fe incorporation from electrolyte impurities; Fe-free films show poor activity.

Graphical abstract: Contributions to activity enhancement via Fe incorporation in Ni-(oxy)hydroxide/borate catalysts for near-neutral pH oxygen evolution
From the themed collection: 2015 Emerging Investigators
Communication

Photo-responsive self-assemblies based on bio-inspired DNA-base containing bolaamphiphiles

Photo-responsive thymine incorporated bolaamphiphiles/superamphiphiles that can transfrom the aggregation morphology into spherical structures from ribbon-like structures by UV irradiation were investigated.

Graphical abstract: Photo-responsive self-assemblies based on bio-inspired DNA-base containing bolaamphiphiles
From the themed collection: 2015 Emerging Investigators
Communication

A hyperbranched supramolecular polymer constructed by orthogonal triple hydrogen bonding and host–guest interactions

A hyperbranched supramolecular polymer has been constructed by two orthogonal classical binding interactions: triple hydrogen bonding and host–guest interaction.

Graphical abstract: A hyperbranched supramolecular polymer constructed by orthogonal triple hydrogen bonding and host–guest interactions
From the themed collection: 2015 Emerging Investigators
Communication

Is it possible to achieve a complete desaturation of cycloalkanes promoted by o-benzyne?

Systems able to undergo complete desaturation by consecutive double hydrogen atom transfer reactions are suggested.

Graphical abstract: Is it possible to achieve a complete desaturation of cycloalkanes promoted by o-benzyne?
From the themed collection: 2015 Emerging Investigators
Open Access Communication

Micropatterned, clickable culture substrates enable in situ spatiotemporal control of human PSC-derived neural tissue morphology

In situ regulation of the morphology of neural tissues derived from human pluripotent stem cells using micropatterned, clickable substrates.

Graphical abstract: Micropatterned, clickable culture substrates enable in situ spatiotemporal control of human PSC-derived neural tissue morphology
From the themed collection: 2015 Emerging Investigators
Communication

Plasmon-driven photoregeneration of cofactor molecules

Platinum-doped gold nanorods are able to regenerate cofactor molecules under visible and infrared light irradiation.

Graphical abstract: Plasmon-driven photoregeneration of cofactor molecules
From the themed collection: 2015 Emerging Investigators
Communication

Target profiling of zerumbone using a novel cell-permeable clickable probe and quantitative chemical proteomics

The first target profile for zerumbone in live cancer cells determined through quantitative competitive chemical proteomics with a cell-permeable probe.

Graphical abstract: Target profiling of zerumbone using a novel cell-permeable clickable probe and quantitative chemical proteomics
From the themed collection: 2015 Emerging Investigators
Open Access Communication

A simple bioluminescent method for measuring D-amino acid oxidase activity

A bioluminescent method for measuring D-amino acid oxidase (DAO) activity was developed based on the luciferin/luciferase reporting platform.

Graphical abstract: A simple bioluminescent method for measuring d-amino acid oxidase activity
From the themed collection: 2015 Emerging Investigators
Open Access Communication

Collagen labelling with an azide-proline chemical reporter in live cells

Biosynthetic incorporation of an azide-proline chemical reporter into collagen allows selective imaging in live foetal ovine osteoblasts using a strain-promoted [3+2] azide–alkyne cycloaddition reaction.

Graphical abstract: Collagen labelling with an azide-proline chemical reporter in live cells
Communication

A radical spin on viologen polymers: organic spin crossover materials in water

A polymer containing viologen radical cation monomer units is shown to reversibly switch between paramagnetic and diamagnetic states via non-covalent host–guest interactions or temperature control in water.

Graphical abstract: A radical spin on viologen polymers: organic spin crossover materials in water
From the themed collection: 2015 Emerging Investigators
Communication

Formation and in situ reactions of hypervalent iodonium alkynyl triflates to form cyanocarbenes

The conversion of readily available silylalkynes, iodobenzene diacetate, and azide anions was utilized to form and react cyanocarbenes.

Graphical abstract: Formation and in situ reactions of hypervalent iodonium alkynyl triflates to form cyanocarbenes
From the themed collection: 2015 Emerging Investigators
Communication

Thiophosphoramides as cooperative catalysts for copper-catalyzed arylation of carboxylates with diaryliodonium salts

A thiophosphoramide-based co-catalyst was found to significantly accelerate copper(II) trifluoromethanesulfonate-catalyzed arylation of potassium carboxylates with diaryliodonium salts.

Graphical abstract: Thiophosphoramides as cooperative catalysts for copper-catalyzed arylation of carboxylates with diaryliodonium salts
From the themed collection: 2015 Emerging Investigators
Communication

Li-ion battery shut-off at high temperature caused by polymer phase separation in responsive electrolytes

Schematic of LTO/LFP battery with a thermally responsive electrolyte. The constant current discharge characteristics are shown at low and high temperature. The insets show the phase of the polymer in the cell at each temperature.

Graphical abstract: Li-ion battery shut-off at high temperature caused by polymer phase separation in responsive electrolytes
From the themed collection: 2015 Emerging Investigators
Communication

Ag(I)-catalyzed tandem [6+3] annulation/isomerization of isocyanoacetates with fulvenes: an expedient approach to synthesize fused dihydropyridines

An unprecedented Ag(I)-catalyzed tandem [6+3] cycloaddition/isomerization of isocyanoacetates with fulvenes has been developed, affording the fused dihydropyridine derivatives in good yields with exclusive regioselectivities.

Graphical abstract: Ag(i)-catalyzed tandem [6+3] annulation/isomerization of isocyanoacetates with fulvenes: an expedient approach to synthesize fused dihydropyridines
From the themed collection: 2015 Emerging Investigators
Communication

An efficient route to highly strained cyclobutenes: indium-catalyzed reactions of enynals with alkynes

A catalytic method to synthesize the highly strained cyclobutene was developed. The reaction was believed to proceed through a formal indium-catalyzed [2+2] cycloaddition between electron-deficient enynals and a variety of alkynes.

Graphical abstract: An efficient route to highly strained cyclobutenes: indium-catalyzed reactions of enynals with alkynes
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Communication

IMes-acac: hybrid combination of diaminocarbene and acetylacetonato sub-units into a new anionic ambidentate NHC ligand

A new anionic N-heterocyclic carbene composed of a diaminocarbene unit fused with an acetylacetonate backbone is described.

Graphical abstract: IMes-acac: hybrid combination of diaminocarbene and acetylacetonato sub-units into a new anionic ambidentate NHC ligand
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Communication

Tuning the selectivity of triplex DNA receptors

Incorporation of a 5-methyl-2-thiocytosine base to the parallel homopyrimidine region of a triplex DNA receptor enabled selective molecular recognition of an inosine ligand.

Graphical abstract: Tuning the selectivity of triplex DNA receptors
From the themed collection: 2015 Emerging Investigators
Open Access Communication

A mild TCEP-based para-azidobenzyl cleavage strategy to transform reversible cysteine thiol labelling reagents into irreversible conjugates

A mild TCEP-based para-azidobenzyl cleavage strategy transforms reversible cysteine thiol labelling reagents into irreversible conjugates.

Graphical abstract: A mild TCEP-based para-azidobenzyl cleavage strategy to transform reversible cysteine thiol labelling reagents into irreversible conjugates
From the themed collection: 2015 Emerging Investigators
Communication

Orthogonal selectivity with cinnamic acids in 3-substituted benzofuran synthesis through C–H olefination of phenols

A palladium catalyzed intermolecular annulation of cinnamic acids and phenols has been achieved for the selective synthesis of 3-substituted benzofurans.

Graphical abstract: Orthogonal selectivity with cinnamic acids in 3-substituted benzofuran synthesis through C–H olefination of phenols
From the themed collection: 2015 Emerging Investigators
Communication

Peptide-catalyzed, bioinspired silicification for single-cell encapsulation in the imidazole-buffered system

Cytoprotective silica encapsulation of individual yeast cells is achieved by a peptide-catalyzed silicification under mild conditions, inspired by glass sponges.

Graphical abstract: Peptide-catalyzed, bioinspired silicification for single-cell encapsulation in the imidazole-buffered system
From the themed collection: 2015 Emerging Investigators
Communication

Negatively-charged helices in the gas phase

A polyalanine-based peptide which forms a stable, negatively-charged α-helix in the gas phase is reported.

Graphical abstract: Negatively-charged helices in the gas phase
From the themed collection: 2015 Emerging Investigators
Communication

Enhanced reactivity of dendrons in the Passerini three-component reaction

An unexpected substituent effect that accelerates Passerini reactions in THF has enabled the synthesis of three generations of dendrimers.

Graphical abstract: Enhanced reactivity of dendrons in the Passerini three-component reaction
From the themed collection: 2015 Emerging Investigators
Communication

One-step functionalization of zwitterionic poly[(3-(methacryloylamino)propyl)dimethyl(3-sulfopropyl)ammonium hydroxide] surfaces by metal–polyphenol coating

The non-biofouling properties of a zwitterionic sulfobetaine polymer surface were easily made attractive to bioentities by metal–polyphenol coating.

Graphical abstract: One-step functionalization of zwitterionic poly[(3-(methacryloylamino)propyl)dimethyl(3-sulfopropyl)ammonium hydroxide] surfaces by metal–polyphenol coating
From the themed collection: 2015 Emerging Investigators
Communication

Amide–triazole isosteric substitution for tuning self-assembly and incorporating new functions into soft supramolecular materials

We report the proof-of-concept demonstration for the synthesis of novel supramolecular soft gel materials based on amide–triazole isometric substitution.

Graphical abstract: Amide–triazole isosteric substitution for tuning self-assembly and incorporating new functions into soft supramolecular materials
From the themed collection: 2015 Emerging Investigators
Communication

A dual-boron-cored luminogen capable of sensing and imaging

A new dual-boron-cored luminogen ligated with a nitrogen-containing multidentate ligand and four bulky phenyl rings exhibits AIE and piezochromism. Furthermore, it shows good capabilities for imaging and anion sensing.

Graphical abstract: A dual-boron-cored luminogen capable of sensing and imaging
Communication

Probing post-synthetic metallation in metal–organic frameworks: insights from X-ray crystallography

Post-synthetic metallation is a key route to modifying MOFs but as shown here the choice of solvent affects the extent of reaction and the form of the metallated product.

Graphical abstract: Probing post-synthetic metallation in metal–organic frameworks: insights from X-ray crystallography
From the themed collection: 2015 Emerging Investigators
Communication

Triazolo-β-aza-ε-amino acid and its aromatic analogue as novel scaffolds for β-turn peptidomimetics

Triazolo-β-aza-ε-amino acid and its aromatic analogue (AlTAA/ArTAA) in the peptide backbone mark a novel class of conformationally constrained molecular scaffolds to induce β-turn conformations. This was demonstrated in a Leu-enkephalin analogue and in other designed peptides.

Graphical abstract: Triazolo-β-aza-ε-amino acid and its aromatic analogue as novel scaffolds for β-turn peptidomimetics
From the themed collection: 2015 Emerging Investigators
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Contributors to the Emerging Investigators Issue 2015

From the themed collection: 2015 Emerging Investigators
Communication

Light-induced structural evolution of photoswitchable carbohydrate-based surfactant micelles

We report the light-induced structural evolution of photoswitchable carbohydrate-based surfactant micelles using time-resolved small-angle neutron scattering (TR-SANS), monitoring the structural changes in micellisation in situ over time and demonstrating for the first time the course and implications of this process.

Graphical abstract: Light-induced structural evolution of photoswitchable carbohydrate-based surfactant micelles
From the themed collection: 2015 Emerging Investigators
Communication

Double zipper helical assembly of deoxyoligonucleotides: mutual templating and chiral imprinting to form hybrid DNA ensembles

Herein, the conventional and unconventional hydrogen bonding potential of adenine in APA for double zipper helical assembly of deoxyoligonucleotides is demonstrated under ambient conditions.

Graphical abstract: Double zipper helical assembly of deoxyoligonucleotides: mutual templating and chiral imprinting to form hybrid DNA ensembles
From the themed collection: 2015 Emerging Investigators
Communication

Control over connectivity and magnetism of tetrahedral FeSe2 chains through coordination Fe–amine complexes

Magnetic interactions in compounds containing tetrahedral 1(FeSe2) chains separated by Fe–amine complexes are controlled by the denticity of the amine.

Graphical abstract: Control over connectivity and magnetism of tetrahedral FeSe2 chains through coordination Fe–amine complexes
From the themed collection: 2015 Emerging Investigators
Communication

Cation–π interactions in iminium ion activation: correlating quadrupole moment & enantioselectivity

A cation–π interaction is operational in the addition of uncharged nucleophiles to iminium salts derived from MacMillan's 1st generation catalyst.

Graphical abstract: Cation–π interactions in iminium ion activation: correlating quadrupole moment & enantioselectivity
From the themed collection: 2015 Emerging Investigators
Open Access Communication

Conserved hydrogen bonding in tetrahydrocarbazolone derivatives: influence of solution-state assembly on crystal form nucleation

How subtle changes in substitution pattern can effect massive changes in crystallisation behaviour.

Graphical abstract: Conserved hydrogen bonding in tetrahydrocarbazolone derivatives: influence of solution-state assembly on crystal form nucleation
From the themed collection: 2015 Emerging Investigators
Communication

Chemical controls on uranyl citrate speciation and the self-assembly of nanoscale macrocycles and sandwich complexes in aqueous solutions

Speciation and molecular self-assembly of uranyl citrate complexes have been determined based upon structural characterization and spectroscopic studies.

Graphical abstract: Chemical controls on uranyl citrate speciation and the self-assembly of nanoscale macrocycles and sandwich complexes in aqueous solutions
From the themed collection: 2015 Emerging Investigators
Communication

Application of a nucleophilic boryl complex in the frustrated Lewis pair: activation of H–H, B–H and C[double bond, length as m-dash]C bonds with B(C6F5)3 and boryl–borate lithium

The frustrated Lewis pair (FLP) comprised of boryl–borate lithium [pinBB(Ph)pin]Li and B(C6F5)3 can efficiently activate H2, HBpin and C2H4.

Graphical abstract: Application of a nucleophilic boryl complex in the frustrated Lewis pair: activation of H–H, B–H and C [[double bond, length as m-dash]] C bonds with B(C6F5)3 and boryl–borate lithium
From the themed collection: 2015 Emerging Investigators
Communication

Ternary synthesis of colloidal Zn3P2 quantum dots

The synthesis and characterization of crystalline colloidal zinc phosphide quantum dots with observable excitonic transitions ranging between 424–535 nm (2.3–2.9 eV) are reported.

Graphical abstract: Ternary synthesis of colloidal Zn3P2 quantum dots
From the themed collection: 2015 Emerging Investigators
Communication

Redox-induced fluoride ligand dissociation stabilized by intramolecular hydrogen bonding

Appended hydrogen-bonding groups enable the reduction and F capture of a tripodal copper fluoride complex.

Graphical abstract: Redox-induced fluoride ligand dissociation stabilized by intramolecular hydrogen bonding
From the themed collection: 2015 Emerging Investigators
Communication

Sticky tubes and magnetic hydrogels co-assembled by a short peptide and melanin-like nanoparticles

The co-assembly of peptide monomers and polydopamine-based nanoparticles leads to the formation of either tubular structures decorated with adhesive particles or magnetic hydrogel.

Graphical abstract: Sticky tubes and magnetic hydrogels co-assembled by a short peptide and melanin-like nanoparticles
From the themed collection: 2015 Emerging Investigators
Communication

Branched dimerization of Tat peptide improves permeability to HeLa and hippocampal neuronal cells

A designed, dimeric analogue of TAT-peptide translocates through HeLa and primary neuronal cell membrane in a non-linear dependence on concentration.

Graphical abstract: Branched dimerization of Tat peptide improves permeability to HeLa and hippocampal neuronal cells
From the themed collection: 2015 Emerging Investigators
Communication

Gallium(III)- and calcium(II)-catalyzed Meyer–Schuster rearrangements followed by intramolecular aldol condensation or endo-Michael addition

The first gallium- and calcium-catalyzed Meyer–Schuster rearrangements are described. The incipient conjugated ketones can undergo calcium-catalyzed aldol condensation (a) or endo-Michael addition (b) with β-keto esters or amides.

Graphical abstract: Gallium(III)- and calcium(II)-catalyzed Meyer–Schuster rearrangements followed by intramolecular aldol condensation or endo-Michael addition
From the themed collection: 2015 Emerging Investigators
Open Access Communication

Electrochemical hydrogenation of a homogeneous nickel complex to form a surface adsorbed hydrogen-evolving species

A Ni(II) complex with nitrogen and sulfur donor ligands degrades electrochemically in the presence of acid in acetonitrile to form an electrode adsorbed film that catalytically evolves hydrogen.

Graphical abstract: Electrochemical hydrogenation of a homogeneous nickel complex to form a surface adsorbed hydrogen-evolving species
From the themed collection: 2015 Emerging Investigators
Open Access Feature Article

Multicomponent low molecular weight gelators

We discuss the potential and challenges of multicomponent low molecular weight gels.

Graphical abstract: Multicomponent low molecular weight gelators
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