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Perspective

1,2,4,5-Tetrazine based ligands and complexes

1,2,4,5-Tetrazine based ligands and complexes are reviewed with a special focus on their crystal structures and physical properties.

Graphical abstract: 1,2,4,5-Tetrazine based ligands and complexes
From the themed collection: 2020 Frontier and Perspective articles
Perspective

Designing nanoparticle interfaces for inner-sphere catalysis

Interfacial chemistry dramatically impacts the activity (performance) and reactivity (mechanism) of nanoparticle catalysts.

Graphical abstract: Designing nanoparticle interfaces for inner-sphere catalysis
From the themed collection: 2020 Frontier and Perspective articles
Perspective

Inorganic reaction mechanisms. A personal journey

This review describes a personal journey over the past two decades highlighting experimental and computational mechanistic studies in inorganic chemistry performed with numerous PhD students, post-docs, visiting scientists and colleagues from abroad.

Graphical abstract: Inorganic reaction mechanisms. A personal journey
From the themed collection: Inorganic Reaction Mechanisms
Frontier

Advanced water splitting electrocatalysts via the design of multicomponent heterostructures

The design of multicomponent heterostructures for electrocatalysts is a promising strategy for enhancing electrocatalytic activities.

Graphical abstract: Advanced water splitting electrocatalysts via the design of multicomponent heterostructures
From the themed collection: 2020 Frontier and Perspective articles
Frontier

Chemistry of photoswitching molecules in the confined nanospace of aqueous molecular vessels

This Frontier article highlights the photoswitching behaviour of azobenzenes, spiropyrans and DASA molecules inside the nano cavity of self-assembled coordination molecular vessels in aqueous medium and in the solid state.

Graphical abstract: Chemistry of photoswitching molecules in the confined nanospace of aqueous molecular vessels
From the themed collection: 2020 Frontier and Perspective articles
Communication

Bioinspired design of an artificial peroxidase: introducing key residues of native peroxidases into F43Y myoglobin with a Tyr-heme cross-link

An artificial peroxidase was rationally designed in F43Y Mb with a Tyr-heme cross-link by further introduction of key residues (Arg/Trp) in native peroxidase, which exhibited an activity comparable to the most efficient native HRP.

Graphical abstract: Bioinspired design of an artificial peroxidase: introducing key residues of native peroxidases into F43Y myoglobin with a Tyr-heme cross-link
From the themed collection: Dalton Transactions HOT Articles
Communication

[Bmmim]6[In10Se16Cl4]·(MIm)2: an organic-ligand free discrete T3 cluster for efficient hydrogen evolution under visible light irradiation

An organic-ligand free selenide T3 cluster exhibits a much higher photocatalytic hydrogen evolution activity after being stably dispersed in a solvent (6.5 times) than that in the solid state.

Graphical abstract: [Bmmim]6[In10Se16Cl4]·(MIm)2: an organic-ligand free discrete T3 cluster for efficient hydrogen evolution under visible light irradiation
From the themed collection: Dalton Transactions HOT Articles
Communication

Transfer hydrogenation of alkynes into alkenes by ammonia borane over Pd-MOF catalysts

Ammonia borane with both hydridic and protic hydrogens in its structure acted as an efficient transfer hydrogenation agent for selective transformation of alkynes into alkenes in non-protic solvents.

Graphical abstract: Transfer hydrogenation of alkynes into alkenes by ammonia borane over Pd-MOF catalysts
From the themed collection: Dalton Transactions HOT Articles
Communication

Metal promoted conversion of aromatic amines to ortho-phenylenediimine derivatives by a radical coupling path

Transition metal promoted conversion of o-substituted arylamines to o-phenylenediimine derivatives by a radical C–N coupling path is reported.

Graphical abstract: Metal promoted conversion of aromatic amines to ortho-phenylenediimine derivatives by a radical coupling path
From the themed collection: Dalton Transactions HOT Articles
Communication

Central-radial bi-porous nanocatalysts with accessible high unit loading and robust magnetic recyclability for 4-nitrophenol reduction

Multifunctional bi-porous nanocatalysts derived from dendritic templates were synthesized and applied for efficient, stable and recyclable heterogeneous catalysis.

Graphical abstract: Central-radial bi-porous nanocatalysts with accessible high unit loading and robust magnetic recyclability for 4-nitrophenol reduction
From the themed collection: Dalton Transactions HOT Articles
Communication

A micellized fluorescence sensor based on amplified quenching for highly sensitive detection of non-transferrin-bound iron in serum

A novel, micelle-based fluorescence system capable of selective and sensitive signal transduction for non-transferrin-bound iron (NTBI) in serum was devised.

Graphical abstract: A micellized fluorescence sensor based on amplified quenching for highly sensitive detection of non-transferrin-bound iron in serum
From the themed collection: Dalton Transactions HOT Articles
Communication

Synthesis and study of Fe → Pd interactions in unsymmetric Pd(II) complexes with phosphinoferrocene guanidine ligands

Newly prepared phosphinoferrocene guanidines coordinate Pd(II) as donor-unsymmetric, P,N-chelating ligands or in κ3P,N,Fe-mode with Fe–Pd dative interactions.

Graphical abstract: Synthesis and study of Fe → Pd interactions in unsymmetric Pd(ii) complexes with phosphinoferrocene guanidine ligands
From the themed collection: Dalton Transactions HOT Articles
Communication

Polyoxometalate-based room-temperature phosphorescent materials induced by anion–π interactions

A series of polyoxometalate-based host–guest materials emit strong red room-temperature phosphorescence attributed to intermolecular charge-transfer states which was caused by unorthodox anion–π interactions.

Graphical abstract: Polyoxometalate-based room-temperature phosphorescent materials induced by anion–π interactions
From the themed collection: Dalton Transactions HOT Articles
Communication

Coordinated regulation on critical physiochemical performances activated from mixed tetrahedral anionic ligands in new series of Sr6A4M4S16 (A = Ag, Cu; M = Ge, Sn) nonlinear optical materials

Coordinated regulation on physiochemical performances activated from mixed anionic ligands in a new series of IR NLO materials was systematically investigated.

Graphical abstract: Coordinated regulation on critical physiochemical performances activated from mixed tetrahedral anionic ligands in new series of Sr6A4M4S16 (A = Ag, Cu; M = Ge, Sn) nonlinear optical materials
From the themed collection: Dalton Transactions HOT Articles
Communication

Hexahydroxytriphenylene for the synthesis of group 13 MOFs – a new inorganic building unit in a β-cristobalite type structure

Highly porous three-dimensional Al- and Ga-MOFs with radical catecholate linker molecules were synthesized and characterized by electron diffraction, molecular simulation, Rietveld refinement and N2 sorption measurements.

Graphical abstract: Hexahydroxytriphenylene for the synthesis of group 13 MOFs – a new inorganic building unit in a β-cristobalite type structure
From the themed collection: Dalton Transactions HOT Articles
Communication

Bis(pentafluorophenyl)phenothiazylborane – an intramolecular frustrated Lewis pair catalyst for stannane dehydrocoupling

A Lewis acidic aminoborane (1) was shown to catalytically dehydrocouple stannanes through an unexpected heterolytic frustrated Lewis pair mechanism rather than a homolytic process.

Graphical abstract: Bis(pentafluorophenyl)phenothiazylborane – an intramolecular frustrated Lewis pair catalyst for stannane dehydrocoupling
From the themed collection: Dalton Transactions HOT Articles
Communication

Hydrodehalogenation of organohalides by Et3SiH catalysed by group 4 metal complexes and B(C6F5)3

The use of the Et3SiH/B(C6F5)3 system for the activation of group 4 metal catalysts allows the efficient and selective catalytic hydrodefluorination of trifluorotoluenes.

Graphical abstract: Hydrodehalogenation of organohalides by Et3SiH catalysed by group 4 metal complexes and B(C6F5)3
From the themed collection: Dalton Transactions HOT Articles
Communication

Metal-substituted tungstosulfates with Keggin structure: synthesis and characterization

Simple synthetic procedures for accessing novel metal-substituted tungstosulfates [SMW11O39]4− (M = Mn2+, Co2+, Ni2+, and Cu2+) with Keggin-type structures were developed.

Graphical abstract: Metal-substituted tungstosulfates with Keggin structure: synthesis and characterization
From the themed collection: Dalton Transactions HOT Articles
Communication

Tubular metal organic frameworks from the curvature of 2D-honeycombed metal coordination

A tubular catalyst showed fast catalytic kinetics for CO2 conversion with a TON of 2300 and a TOF of up to 173 h−1.

Graphical abstract: Tubular metal organic frameworks from the curvature of 2D-honeycombed metal coordination
From the themed collection: Dalton Transactions HOT Articles
Communication

Combining unsaturated metal sites and narrow pores within a Co(II)-based MOF towards CO2 separation and transformation

Combining unsaturated metal sites and narrow pores within one framework, a unique CoII-MOF have been prepared, which reveals excellent selective CO2 uptake over N2 and CH4, and good performances in catalytic CO2 conversion to cyclic carbonates.

Graphical abstract: Combining unsaturated metal sites and narrow pores within a Co(ii)-based MOF towards CO2 separation and transformation
From the themed collection: Dalton Transactions HOT Articles
Communication

A non-linear phenomenon observed in the photochromic crystals of a rhodium dithionite complex with n-propyl moieties

A non-linear relationship between the conformational change of an n-propyl moiety and photochromic reaction was observed by performing time-dependent X-ray diffraction experiments.

Graphical abstract: A non-linear phenomenon observed in the photochromic crystals of a rhodium dithionite complex with n-propyl moieties
From the themed collection: Dalton Transactions HOT Articles
Communication

“Old dog, new tricks”: the lone pair effect inducing divergent optical responses in lead cyanurates containing π-bonds

The stereochemically active lone pair effect of Pb2+ and induced narrower bandgaps were elaborated in Pb3(HC3N3O3)2(OH)2 for the first time.

Graphical abstract: “Old dog, new tricks”: the lone pair effect inducing divergent optical responses in lead cyanurates containing π-bonds
From the themed collection: Dalton Transactions HOT Articles
Communication

Switchable on–off spin-crossover properties of iron(II) compounds by trimming intermolecular hydrogen bonds

Spin crossover on–off switching is realized by reversible single crystal-to-single crystal transformations, 1·3MeOH11·2HO.

Graphical abstract: Switchable on–off spin-crossover properties of iron(ii) compounds by trimming intermolecular hydrogen bonds
From the themed collection: Dalton Transactions HOT Articles
Communication

Two Ni/Co-substituted sandwich-type germanomolybdates based on an unprecedented trivacant polyanion [α-GeMo10O36]8−

Two sandwich-type germanomolybdates with unprecedented trivacant [α-GeMo10O36]8− fragments and {M3O4} quasi-cubane units were obtained. They exhibited electrocatalytic behaviours for H2O2 reduction and photocatalytic properties for CO2 conversion.

Graphical abstract: Two Ni/Co-substituted sandwich-type germanomolybdates based on an unprecedented trivacant polyanion [α-GeMo10O36]8−
From the themed collection: Dalton Transactions HOT Articles
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Synthesis, structure, and reactivity of a pyridine-stabilized silanonetungsten complex

The synthesis, structure and transformation of a pyridine-stabilized silanonetungsten complex are described.

Graphical abstract: Synthesis, structure, and reactivity of a pyridine-stabilized silanonetungsten complex
From the themed collection: Dalton Transactions HOT Articles
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Dinuclear zinc(II) salen-type Schiff-base complexes as molecular tweezers

Two dinuclear ZnII Schiff-base complexes form very stable intramolecular aggregates and act as molecular tweezers of ditopic guests having a strong Lewis basicity.

Graphical abstract: Dinuclear zinc(ii) salen-type Schiff-base complexes as molecular tweezers
From the themed collection: Dalton Transactions HOT Articles
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Porous Mo–C coverage on ZnO rods for enhanced supercapacitive performance

ZnO rods were prepared and covered with a porous Mo–C carbon layer as an electrode material for supercapacitors.

Graphical abstract: Porous Mo–C coverage on ZnO rods for enhanced supercapacitive performance
From the themed collection: Dalton Transactions HOT Articles
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Three-dimensional nitrogen–sulfur codoped layered porous carbon nanosheets with sulfur-regulated nitrogen content as a high-performance anode material for potassium-ion batteries

Through the gel and nitrogen-sulfur co-doping process, a three-dimensional nitrogen-sulfur co-doped layered porous carbon nanosheet with adjusted nitrogen content was constructed as a high-performance anode material for potassium ion batteries.

Graphical abstract: Three-dimensional nitrogen–sulfur codoped layered porous carbon nanosheets with sulfur-regulated nitrogen content as a high-performance anode material for potassium-ion batteries
From the themed collection: Dalton Transactions HOT Articles
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The phosphinoboration of acyl chlorides

This investigation examines the reactivity of phosphinoboronate esters Ph2PBpin (pin = 1,2-O2C2Me4) and Ph2PBcat (cat = 1,2-O2C6H4), as well as other phosphinoboron species, with various aryl and aliphatic acyl chlorides.

Graphical abstract: The phosphinoboration of acyl chlorides
From the themed collection: Dalton Transactions HOT Articles
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0D/2D spatial structure of CdxZn1−xS/Ni-MOF-74 for efficient photocatalytic hydrogen evolution

A novel zero-dimensional/two-dimensional CdxZn1−xS/Ni-MOF-74 (CZS/NMF) heterojunction was rationally constructed via a simple hydrothermal and physical mixing method.

Graphical abstract: 0D/2D spatial structure of CdxZn1−xS/Ni-MOF-74 for efficient photocatalytic hydrogen evolution
From the themed collection: Dalton Transactions HOT Articles
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Uncovering lead formate crystallization in oil-based paintings

Lead formate was found in oil paint systems, crystallizing in the early stage of polymerization of oil paints and playing the role of an intermediate in the degradation of lead pigments.

Graphical abstract: Uncovering lead formate crystallization in oil-based paintings
From the themed collection: Dalton Transactions HOT Articles
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Luminescent metal–organic frameworks encapsulating polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons for energy transfer

A novel MOF with a kaleidoscopic topology as an ideal host matrix that exhibits luminescence energy transfer and quenching behaviour in the presence of a photocatalytic sacrificial electron donor.

Graphical abstract: Luminescent metal–organic frameworks encapsulating polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons for energy transfer
From the themed collection: Dalton Transactions HOT Articles
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Bimetal composites for photocatalytic reduction of CO2 to CO in the near-infrared region by the SPR effect

A major challenge in the field of photocatalytic carbon dioxide (CO2) reduction is to design catalyst systems featuring high selectivity for CO production, long-term stability and a composition of Earth-abundant elements.

Graphical abstract: Bimetal composites for photocatalytic reduction of CO2 to CO in the near-infrared region by the SPR effect
From the themed collection: Dalton Transactions HOT Articles
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A novel electrode for supercapacitors: efficient PVP-assisted synthesis of Ni3S2 nanostructures grown on Ni foam for energy storage

In this article we report the PVP-assisted synthesis procedure of binder-free Ni3S2 grown on Ni foam.

Graphical abstract: A novel electrode for supercapacitors: efficient PVP-assisted synthesis of Ni3S2 nanostructures grown on Ni foam for energy storage
From the themed collection: Dalton Transactions HOT Articles
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Photocatalyzed preferential oxidation of CO under simulated sunlight using Au–transition metal oxide–sepiolite catalysts

A series of Au–transition metal oxides supported on sepiolite was tested in the preferential oxidation of CO in an excess of H2 under simulated solar light irradiation and in the absence of light, at 30 °C and atmospheric pressure.

Graphical abstract: Photocatalyzed preferential oxidation of CO under simulated sunlight using Au–transition metal oxide–sepiolite catalysts
From the themed collection: Dalton Transactions HOT Articles
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Rendering classical hydrophilic enantiopure Werner salts [M(en)3]n+nX lipophilic (M/n = Cr/3, Co/3, Rh/3, Ir/3, Pt/4); new chiral hydrogen bond donor catalysts and enantioselectivities as a function of metal and charge

The halide anions of enantiopure hydrophilic Werner complexes are replaced by BArf, providing lipophilic catalysts for enantioselective reactions.

Graphical abstract: Rendering classical hydrophilic enantiopure Werner salts [M(en)3]n+nX− lipophilic (M/n = Cr/3, Co/3, Rh/3, Ir/3, Pt/4); new chiral hydrogen bond donor catalysts and enantioselectivities as a function of metal and charge
From the themed collection: Dalton Transactions HOT Articles
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Molecular complexes and main-chain organometallic polymers based on Janus bis(carbenes) fused to metalloporphyrins

Janus bis(N-heterocyclic carbenes) composed of a porphyrin core with two N-heterocyclic carbene (NHC) heads fused to opposite pyrroles were used as bridging ligands for the preparation of metal complexes.

Graphical abstract: Molecular complexes and main-chain organometallic polymers based on Janus bis(carbenes) fused to metalloporphyrins
From the themed collection: Dalton Transactions HOT Articles
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Cyclometalated iridium(III) complexes for mitochondria-targeted combined chemo-photodynamic therapy

The potency of two anticancer iridium-based molecular compounds was greatly enhanced under light irradiation.

Graphical abstract: Cyclometalated iridium(iii) complexes for mitochondria-targeted combined chemo-photodynamic therapy
From the themed collection: Dalton Transactions HOT Articles
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A hydrostable cage-based MOF with open metal sites and Lewis basic sites immobilized in the pore surface for efficient separation and purification of natural gas and C2H2

A cage-based MOF displays excellent hydrolytic stability as well as promising potential for diverse gas separation applications.

Graphical abstract: A hydrostable cage-based MOF with open metal sites and Lewis basic sites immobilized in the pore surface for efficient separation and purification of natural gas and C2H2
From the themed collection: Dalton Transactions HOT Articles
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Cu(I) complex bearing a PNP-pincer-type phosphaalkene ligand with a bulky fused-ring Eind group: properties and applications to FLP-type bond activation and catalytic CO2 reduction

A highly Lewis acidic Cu(I) complex bearing a PNP-pincer-type phosphaalkene ligand with bulky fused-ring Eind groups activates hydrogen and phenylacetylene in an FLP-type manner, and catalyzes the hydrogenation and hydrosilylation of CO2.

Graphical abstract: Cu(i) complex bearing a PNP-pincer-type phosphaalkene ligand with a bulky fused-ring Eind group: properties and applications to FLP-type bond activation and catalytic CO2 reduction
From the themed collection: Dalton Transactions HOT Articles
Open Access Paper

Increased photocurrent of CuWO4 photoanodes by modification with the oxide carbodiimide Sn2O(NCN)

Tin(II) oxide carbodiimide is a novel prospective semiconductor material with a band gap of 2.1 eV and lies chemically between metal oxides and metal carbodiimides.

Graphical abstract: Increased photocurrent of CuWO4 photoanodes by modification with the oxide carbodiimide Sn2O(NCN)
From the themed collection: Dalton Transactions HOT Articles
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Improved hydrogen storage properties of MgH2 by nickel@nitrogen-doped carbon spheres

We report the preparation of an MgH2–Ni@NCS composite and the cycling hydrogen absorption and desorption of the MgH2–Ni@NCS composite with 10 cycles.

Graphical abstract: Improved hydrogen storage properties of MgH2 by nickel@nitrogen-doped carbon spheres
From the themed collection: Dalton Transactions HOT Articles
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A novel self-assembled Na{Cu12Zn4} multifunctional material: first report of a discrete coordination compound for detection of Ca2+ ions and selective adsorption of cationic dyes in water

A novel discrete Na{Cu12Zn4} unit is discovered with the ability to sense calcium ions (with ultra-low detection limit) as well as to adsorb cationic dyes in the aqueous phase with high performance.

Graphical abstract: A novel self-assembled Na{Cu12Zn4} multifunctional material: first report of a discrete coordination compound for detection of Ca2+ ions and selective adsorption of cationic dyes in water
From the themed collection: Dalton Transactions HOT Articles
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Tunable thermal quenching properties of Na3Sc2(PO4)3:Eu2+ phosphors tailored by phase transformation details

Variable thermal quenching behaviors, including abnormal negative thermal quenching and normal thermal quenching, were demonstrated for Na3Sc2(PO4)3:Eu2+ phosphors tailored by the phase transformation details at elevated temperature.

Graphical abstract: Tunable thermal quenching properties of Na3Sc2(PO4)3:Eu2+ phosphors tailored by phase transformation details
From the themed collection: Dalton Transactions HOT Articles
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Lability of Ta–NHC adducts as a synthetic route towards heterobimetallic Ta/Rh complexes

This work highlights the reactivity of Ta–NHC adducts and the aptitude of the NHC motif to transfer from Ta to Rh which is used with profit as an efficient synthetic route to access early/late heterobimetallic complexes.

Graphical abstract: Lability of Ta–NHC adducts as a synthetic route towards heterobimetallic Ta/Rh complexes
From the themed collection: Dalton Transactions HOT Articles
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Red-emitting neutral rhenium(I) complexes bearing a pyridyl pyridoannelated N-heterocyclic carbene

Two novel neutral rhenium(I) tricarbonyl complexes bearing a pyridoannelated N-heterocyclic carbene are synthetized and fully characterized, which display red photoluminescence arising from a triplet excited state with ligand centered character.

Graphical abstract: Red-emitting neutral rhenium(i) complexes bearing a pyridyl pyridoannelated N-heterocyclic carbene
From the themed collection: Dalton Transactions HOT Articles
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Chemical and photochemical behavior of ruthenium nitrosyl complexes with terpyridine ligands in aqueous media

The synthesis and behavior in water of a set of various cis(Cl,Cl)-[R-tpyRuCl2(NO)](PF6) and trans(Cl,Cl)-[R-tpyRuCl2(NO)](PF6) (R = fluorenyl, phenyl, thiophenyl; tpy = 2,2′:6′,2′′-terpyridine) complexes are presented.

Graphical abstract: Chemical and photochemical behavior of ruthenium nitrosyl complexes with terpyridine ligands in aqueous media
From the themed collection: Dalton Transactions HOT Articles
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New Cu(I) halide complexes showing TADF combined with room temperature phosphorescence: the balance tuned by halogens

A series of Cu(I) halide complexes showing thermally activated delayed fluorescence (TADF) combined with room temperature phosphorescence are reported.

Graphical abstract: New Cu(i) halide complexes showing TADF combined with room temperature phosphorescence: the balance tuned by halogens
From the themed collection: Dalton Transactions HOT Articles
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A novel binuclear Pd(II) complex displaying synergic peptide cleavage behaviour

A novel binuclear Pd(II) complex promotes His- and Met-orientated peptide hydrolysis in an internuclear synergic manner but not Cys-orientated hydrolysis.

Graphical abstract: A novel binuclear Pd(ii) complex displaying synergic peptide cleavage behaviour
From the themed collection: Dalton Transactions HOT Articles
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Understanding the role of frustrated Lewis pairs as ligands in transition metal-catalyzed reactions

The role of frustrated Lewis pairs (FLPs) as ligands in gold(I) catalyzed-reactions has been computationally investigated by using state-of-the-art density functional theory calculations.

Graphical abstract: Understanding the role of frustrated Lewis pairs as ligands in transition metal-catalyzed reactions
From the themed collection: Dalton Transactions HOT Articles
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Facile and scalable synthesis of Ti6Mn2 oxo-cluster nanocrystals with flower-like morphology and excellent photocatalytic properties

Flower-like nanocrystals of a Ti6Mn2 oxo-cluster with excellent photocatalytic activity toward degradation of RhB were prepared in gram-scale quantities.

Graphical abstract: Facile and scalable synthesis of Ti6Mn2 oxo-cluster nanocrystals with flower-like morphology and excellent photocatalytic properties
From the themed collection: Dalton Transactions HOT Articles
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The solvent and zinc source dual-induced synthesis of a two dimensional zeolitic imidazolate framework with a farfalle-shape and its crystal transformation to zeolitic imidazolate framework-8

A new 2D ZIF with a farfalle-shape was easily built with zinc acetate and 2-methylimidazole in an aqueous system at room temperature.

Graphical abstract: The solvent and zinc source dual-induced synthesis of a two dimensional zeolitic imidazolate framework with a farfalle-shape and its crystal transformation to zeolitic imidazolate framework-8
From the themed collection: Dalton Transactions HOT Articles
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Unusual dual-emissive heteroleptic iridium complexes incorporating TADF cyclometalating ligands

Five new neutral heteroleptic iridium(III) complexes IrL2(pic) (2–6) based on the archetypical blue emitter FIrpic have been synthesised.

Graphical abstract: Unusual dual-emissive heteroleptic iridium complexes incorporating TADF cyclometalating ligands
From the themed collection: Dalton Transactions HOT Articles
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A rational design of efficient trifunctional electrocatalysts derived from tailored Co2+-functionalized anionic metal–organic frameworks

An efficient trifunctional electrocatalyst was fabricated through pyrolyzing a rationally designed Co2+- functionalized anionic metal–organic framework, yielding excellent performances in Zn–air batteries and water-splitting applications.

Graphical abstract: A rational design of efficient trifunctional electrocatalysts derived from tailored Co2+-functionalized anionic metal–organic frameworks
From the themed collection: Dalton Transactions HOT Articles
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Se@SiO2@Au-PEG/DOX NCs as a multifunctional theranostic agent efficiently protect normal cells from oxidative damage during photothermal therapy

A multifunctional theranostic agent was exploited, which can efficiently prevent healthy cells from oxidative damage during photothermal therapy, thus solving the problem of hyperthermia therapy by introducing selenium.

Graphical abstract: Se@SiO2@Au-PEG/DOX NCs as a multifunctional theranostic agent efficiently protect normal cells from oxidative damage during photothermal therapy
From the themed collection: Dalton Transactions HOT Articles
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Dielectric phase transition of an A2BX4-type perovskite with a pentahedral to octahedral transformation

The as-synthesized 2D perovskite [C5H12N]2PbCl4 undergoes an above-room-temperature dielectric phase transition with a reversible pentahedral to octahedron transformation and a high dielectric constant being over twice of the low dielectric constant.

Graphical abstract: Dielectric phase transition of an A2BX4-type perovskite with a pentahedral to octahedral transformation
From the themed collection: Dalton Transactions HOT Articles
Open Access Paper

Synthesis and rhodium complexes of macrocyclic PNP and PONOP pincer ligands

A new dimension in pincer chemistry: introducing phosphine-based macrocyclic pincer ligands PNP-14 and PONOP-14.

Graphical abstract: Synthesis and rhodium complexes of macrocyclic PNP and PONOP pincer ligands
From the themed collection: Dalton Transactions HOT Articles
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Insight into the magnetic moment of iron borides: theoretical consideration from the local coordinative and electronic environment

Linear relationships between the local magnetic moment of iron borides and the bond valence as well as the orbital energy were disclosed.

Graphical abstract: Insight into the magnetic moment of iron borides: theoretical consideration from the local coordinative and electronic environment
From the themed collection: Dalton Transactions HOT Articles
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Hybrid iodoplumbates with metal complexes: syntheses, crystal structures, band gaps and photoelectric properties

Presented here are the syntheses, crystal structures, and optical and photoelectric properties of four metal complexes-directed hybrid iodoplumbates.

Graphical abstract: Hybrid iodoplumbates with metal complexes: syntheses, crystal structures, band gaps and photoelectric properties
From the themed collection: Dalton Transactions HOT Articles
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Co/Cu-modified NiO film grown on nickel foam as a highly active and stable electrocatalyst for overall water splitting

The development and utilization of low-cost and efficient electrocatalysts for overall water splitting is of great significance for future energy supplies.

Graphical abstract: Co/Cu-modified NiO film grown on nickel foam as a highly active and stable electrocatalyst for overall water splitting
From the themed collection: Dalton Transactions HOT Articles
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2.6 V aqueous symmetric supercapacitors based on phosphorus-doped TiO2 nanotube arrays

P-Doped TiO2 nanotube arrays exhibit excellent electrochemical performance in an aqueous symmetric supercapacitor with a widened potential window of 2.6 V.

Graphical abstract: 2.6 V aqueous symmetric supercapacitors based on phosphorus-doped TiO2 nanotube arrays
From the themed collection: Dalton Transactions HOT Articles
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Improved electrochemical performance of 2D accordion-like MnV2O6 nanosheets as anode materials for Li-ion batteries

MnV2O6 is a promising anode material for lithium ion batteries with high theoretical specific capacity, abundant reserves and inexpensive constituent elements.

Graphical abstract: Improved electrochemical performance of 2D accordion-like MnV2O6 nanosheets as anode materials for Li-ion batteries
From the themed collection: Dalton Transactions HOT Articles
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Effects of high-shear mixing and the graphene oxide weight fraction on the electrochemical properties of the GO/Ni(OH)2 electrode

High-shear mixing can efficiently enhance the homogeneity and the electrochemical performances of the GO/Ni(OH)2 composite.

Graphical abstract: Effects of high-shear mixing and the graphene oxide weight fraction on the electrochemical properties of the GO/Ni(OH)2 electrode
From the themed collection: Dalton Transactions HOT Articles
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A subtle structural change in the distal haem pocket has a remarkable effect on tuning hydrogen peroxide reactivity in dye decolourising peroxidases from Streptomyces lividans

A subtle positional shift of the distal haem pocket aspartate in two dye decolourising peroxidase homologs has a remarkable effect on their reactivity with H2O2.

Graphical abstract: A subtle structural change in the distal haem pocket has a remarkable effect on tuning hydrogen peroxide reactivity in dye decolourising peroxidases from Streptomyces lividans
From the themed collection: Inorganic Reaction Mechanisms
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Enhanced pseudocapacitive energy storage properties of budding-branch like MoO2@C/CNT nanorods

An MoO2@C/CNT composite with budding-branch like MoO2@C wrapped by carbon nanotubes was synthesized, showing enhanced capacitive performance.

Graphical abstract: Enhanced pseudocapacitive energy storage properties of budding-branch like MoO2@C/CNT nanorods
From the themed collection: Dalton Transactions HOT Articles
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Mechanistic diversity in acetophenone transfer hydrogenation catalyzed by ruthenium iminophosphonamide complexes

The electron donating power of the R′ substituents in arene ruthenium iminophosphonamide complexes, [(Arene)RuCl{R2P(NR′)2}] (1), controls the mechanism for the acetophenone transfer hydrogenation in isopropanol.

Graphical abstract: Mechanistic diversity in acetophenone transfer hydrogenation catalyzed by ruthenium iminophosphonamide complexes
From the themed collection: Dalton Transactions HOT Articles
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Synthesis and characterisation of Pd(II) and Au(I) complexes with mesoionic carbene ligands bearing phosphinoferrocene substituents and isomeric carbene moieites

Triazolium salts obtained from phosphinoferrocene alkyne and azide were used to prepare Au–carbene complexes, and P,C-chelating Pd or P,C-bridged Au–Pd phosphinocarbene complexes.

Graphical abstract: Synthesis and characterisation of Pd(ii) and Au(i) complexes with mesoionic carbene ligands bearing phosphinoferrocene substituents and isomeric carbene moieites
From the themed collection: Dalton Transactions HOT Articles
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Using frustrated Lewis pairs to explore C–F bond activation

Our interest in C–F bond activation prompted an investigation of the reactions of PhC(O)CF3 with a superbasic proazaphosphatrane (Verkade's base) and a corresponding FLP.

Graphical abstract: Using frustrated Lewis pairs to explore C–F bond activation
From the themed collection: Dalton Transactions HOT Articles
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Stereochemistry of coordination polyhedra vs. single ion magnetism in penta- and hexacoordinated Co(II) complexes with tridentate rigid ligands

Three pentacoordinated and one hexacoordinated Co(II) based single ion magnets were prepared and their structural, static and dynamic magnetic properties were analysed in detail.

Graphical abstract: Stereochemistry of coordination polyhedra vs. single ion magnetism in penta- and hexacoordinated Co(ii) complexes with tridentate rigid ligands
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Various Anderson-type polyoxometalate-based metal–organic complexes induced by diverse solvents: assembly, structures and selective adsorption for organic dyes

A series of Anderson-type polyoxometalates (POMs)-based metal–organic complexes with different structures have been synthesized, they show excellent dye adsorption and chromatographic separation in a short time.

Graphical abstract: Various Anderson-type polyoxometalate-based metal–organic complexes induced by diverse solvents: assembly, structures and selective adsorption for organic dyes
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