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Peptide-based nanomaterials for gene therapy

We review several recent advancements of peptide-based nanomaterials and highlight their important roles in the application of gene therapy.

Graphical abstract: Peptide-based nanomaterials for gene therapy
From the themed collection: Recent Review Articles
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Nanoscopy for endosomal escape quantification

How nanoscopy can be applied towards the study and quantification of endosomal escape of nanoparticles.

Graphical abstract: Nanoscopy for endosomal escape quantification
From the themed collection: Nanoscale Advances HOT Article Collection
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Transparent thermal insulation silica aerogels

This review explores the synthesis and properties of transparent thermal insulation silica aerogels.

Graphical abstract: Transparent thermal insulation silica aerogels
From the themed collection: Nanoscale Advances HOT Article Collection
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Therapeutic nanodendrites: current applications and prospects

This minireview highlights recent advances in the synthesis and applications of metallic nanodendrites for bio-imaging, drug delivery, photothermal therapy, and radiotherapy.

Graphical abstract: Therapeutic nanodendrites: current applications and prospects
From the themed collection: Nanoscale Advances HOT Article Collection
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Multinary copper-based chalcogenide nanocrystal systems from the perspective of device applications

Multinary Cu-based chalcogenide nanocrystals are unique as they consist of earth-abundant materials and offer composition-controlled optoelectronic properties for various energy applications.

Graphical abstract: Multinary copper-based chalcogenide nanocrystal systems from the perspective of device applications
From the themed collection: Nanoscale Advances HOT Article Collection
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Liquid metal nanocomposites

This is a progress report on liquid metal (LM) nanocomposites with focus on synthesis of LM nanodroplets, suspension of nanodroplets within various matrix materials, and methods for incorporating metallic nanoparticles within an LM matrix.

Graphical abstract: Liquid metal nanocomposites
From the themed collection: Nanoscale Advances HOT Article Collection
Open Access Minireview

Research progress on solutions to the sneak path issue in memristor crossbar arrays

This review timely surveyed recent progress on solutions to the sneak path issue in memristor crossbar arrays.

Graphical abstract: Research progress on solutions to the sneak path issue in memristor crossbar arrays
From the themed collection: Nanoscale Advances HOT Article Collection
Open Access Review Article

Understanding intracellular nanoparticle trafficking fates through spatiotemporally resolved magnetic nanoparticle recovery

We describe how magnetic nanoparticles can be used to study intracellular nanoparticle trafficking, and how magnetic extraction may be integrated with downstream analyses to investigate nanoscale decision-making events.

Graphical abstract: Understanding intracellular nanoparticle trafficking fates through spatiotemporally resolved magnetic nanoparticle recovery
From the themed collection: Nanoscale Advances HOT Article Collection
Open Access Review Article

Interface-assisted synthesis: a gateway to effective nanostructure tuning of conducting polymers

The illustration of the different types of interfaces arising from the binary combinations of the three states of matter, acting as removal templates for the morphological tuning of conducting polymers.

Graphical abstract: Interface-assisted synthesis: a gateway to effective nanostructure tuning of conducting polymers
From the themed collection: Nanoscale Advances HOT Article Collection
Open Access Review Article

Critical challenges and advances in the carbon nanotube–metal interface for next-generation electronics

In this paper the major challenges of CNT–metal systems and a few of their potential applications in future electronics are reviewed.

Graphical abstract: Critical challenges and advances in the carbon nanotube–metal interface for next-generation electronics
From the themed collection: Recent Review Articles
Open Access Review Article

The use of amino-based functional molecules for the controllable synthesis of noble-metal nanocrystals: a minireview

This review summarizes recent progress relating to the use of amino-based functional molecules in the controllable synthesis of noble-metal electrocatalysts.

Graphical abstract: The use of amino-based functional molecules for the controllable synthesis of noble-metal nanocrystals: a minireview
From the themed collection: Nanoscale Advances HOT Article Collection
Open Access Review Article

Folding and self-assembly of short intrinsically disordered peptides and protein regions

Proteins and peptide fragments are highly relevant building blocks in self-assembly for nanostructures with plenty of applications.

Graphical abstract: Folding and self-assembly of short intrinsically disordered peptides and protein regions
From the themed collection: Nanoscale Advances HOT Article Collection
Open Access Review Article

Recent progress in two-dimensional materials for terahertz protection

Latest advances in THz protection metamaterials and intrinsic materials based on two-dimensional materials are reviewed, and their future developments are prospected.

Graphical abstract: Recent progress in two-dimensional materials for terahertz protection
From the themed collection: Nanoscale Advances HOT Article Collection
Open Access Review Article

Biomarker sensing platforms based on fluorescent metal nanoclusters

Metal nanoclusters and their unique properties are increasing in importance. In this review we acknowledge their application as sensors for biomarkers and the current state in preclinical and clinical uses.

Graphical abstract: Biomarker sensing platforms based on fluorescent metal nanoclusters
From the themed collection: Nanoscale Advances HOT Article Collection
Open Access Review Article

Nanoparticles and bioorthogonal chemistry joining forces for improved biomedical applications

Herein, we summarise the recent efforts to bring together the unique properties of nanoparticles and the remarkable features of bioorthogonal reactions for creating a toolbox of new or improved biomedical applications.

Graphical abstract: Nanoparticles and bioorthogonal chemistry joining forces for improved biomedical applications
From the themed collection: Nanoscale Advances HOT Article Collection
Open Access Review Article

Sonochemical catalysis as a unique strategy for the fabrication of nano-/micro-structured inorganics

Sonochemical catalysis serving as a facile and short-time strategy is widely used in the fabrication of nano-/micro-structured inorganics via ultrasound-assisted approaches.

Graphical abstract: Sonochemical catalysis as a unique strategy for the fabrication of nano-/micro-structured inorganics
From the themed collection: Nanoscale Advances HOT Article Collection
Open Access Review Article

Soft-template-assisted synthesis: a promising approach for the fabrication of transition metal oxides

The review focuses on the importance of soft-templates in the micro/nanostructure tuning of transition metal oxides.

Graphical abstract: Soft-template-assisted synthesis: a promising approach for the fabrication of transition metal oxides
From the themed collection: Nanoscale Advances HOT Article Collection
Open Access Review Article

Synthesis, characterisation and applications of core–shell carbon–hexagonal boron nitride nanotubes

This review explores the rapidly emerging field of hetero-nanotubes consisting of a carbon core and hexagonal boron nitride shell.

Graphical abstract: Synthesis, characterisation and applications of core–shell carbon–hexagonal boron nitride nanotubes
From the themed collection: Nanoscale Advances HOT Article Collection
Open Access Review Article

The role of oxygen defects in metal oxides for CO2 reduction

The formation and characterization of oxygen defects and their structure–activity relationship with CO2 reduction are reviewed in this article.

Graphical abstract: The role of oxygen defects in metal oxides for CO2 reduction
From the themed collection: Nanoscale Advances HOT Article Collection
Open Access Review Article

Single-nanostructure bandgap engineering enabled by magnetic-pulling thermal evaporation growth

This review provides an overview of recent advances in single-nanostructure bandgap engineering by magnetic-pulling thermal evaporation.

Graphical abstract: Single-nanostructure bandgap engineering enabled by magnetic-pulling thermal evaporation growth
From the themed collection: Nanoscale Advances HOT Article Collection
Open Access Review Article

Nanoscale covalent organic frameworks as theranostic platforms for oncotherapy: synthesis, functionalization, and applications

We outline the latest developments in COF-based nanomedicines for use in oncotherapy, including material synthesis, nanocrystallization, and functionalization strategies, as well as their therapeutics applications.

Graphical abstract: Nanoscale covalent organic frameworks as theranostic platforms for oncotherapy: synthesis, functionalization, and applications
From the themed collection: Nanoscale Advances HOT Article Collection
Open Access Review Article

Cancer treatment by magneto-mechanical effect of particles, a review

Cancer treatment by magneto-mechanical effect of particles (TMMEP), using low frequency magnetic stimulation, is a growing research field. This review reports the main in vitro and in vivo results, summarizing the various approaches and perspectives.

Graphical abstract: Cancer treatment by magneto-mechanical effect of particles, a review
From the themed collection: Nanoscale Advances HOT Article Collection
Open Access Review Article

Machine learning-driven new material discovery

This paper summarizes the ideas, operations and workflows of how machine learning has driven the discovery of new materials.

Graphical abstract: Machine learning-driven new material discovery
From the themed collection: Nanoscale Advances HOT Article Collection
Open Access Review Article

Activation of atom-precise clusters for catalysis

This review details methods used to activate Au and Ag clusters for catalysis and routes that have been effective in mitigating sintering.

Graphical abstract: Activation of atom-precise clusters for catalysis
From the themed collection: Nanoscale Advances HOT Article Collection
Open Access Review Article

π-Conjugated nanostructured materials: preparation, properties and photonic applications

The preparation, properties, and photonic applications of π-conjugated nanostructured-materials are reviewed.

Graphical abstract: π-Conjugated nanostructured materials: preparation, properties and photonic applications
From the themed collection: Nanoscale Advances HOT Article Collection
Open Access Accepted Manuscript - Communication

Synthesis of monodisperse Pd nanoparticles using a binary surfactant combination and sodium oleate as reductant

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Open Access Communication

Pillar[6]arene-based supramolecular polymeric materials constructed via electrostatic interactions for rapid and efficient organic dye removal from water

Pillar[6]arene-based polymeric materials were constructed from electrostatic interactions efficiently, and can further be applied in removing organic dyes from water.

Graphical abstract: Pillar[6]arene-based supramolecular polymeric materials constructed via electrostatic interactions for rapid and efficient organic dye removal from water
From the themed collection: Nanoscale Advances HOT Article Collection
Open Access Communication

Detection of sub-atomic movement in nanostructures

Nanoscale objects move fast and oscillate billions of times per second. We introduce a methodology for detecting such movements, which is sensitive to displacements of sub-atomic amplitude.

Graphical abstract: Detection of sub-atomic movement in nanostructures
From the themed collection: Nanoscale Advances HOT Article Collection
Open Access Accepted Manuscript - Communication

Theoretical study of the influence of doped niobium on the electronic properties of CsPbBr3

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Open Access Communication

Optical simulation of ultimate performance enhancement in ultrathin Si solar cells by semiconductor nanocrystal energy transfer sensitization

A theoretical framework combining transfer matrix method simulation and energy transfer (ET) calculation reveals critical device design guidelines for developing efficient ultrathin Si solar cells sensitized by semiconductor nanocrystals (NCs).

Graphical abstract: Optical simulation of ultimate performance enhancement in ultrathin Si solar cells by semiconductor nanocrystal energy transfer sensitization
From the themed collection: Nanoscale Advances HOT Article Collection
Open Access Communication

Sequential growth and twisted stacking of chemical-vapor-deposited graphene

Adlayers have been one of the main concerns for controlled synthesis of graphene by the chemical vapor deposition (CVD) method.

Graphical abstract: Sequential growth and twisted stacking of chemical-vapor-deposited graphene
From the themed collection: Nanoscale Advances HOT Article Collection
Open Access Accepted Manuscript - Communication

Accessing local electron-beam induced temperature changes during in situ liquid-phase transmission electron microscopy

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Open Access Communication

Cell-imprinted substrates: in search of nanotopographical fingerprints that guide stem cell differentiation

Cell-imprinted substrates direct stem cell differentiation into various lineages, suggesting lineage-specific nanotopography that is studied herein by an extensive AFM roughness analysis.

Graphical abstract: Cell-imprinted substrates: in search of nanotopographical fingerprints that guide stem cell differentiation
From the themed collection: Nanoscale Advances HOT Article Collection
Open Access Communication

Noble metal nanowire arrays as an ethanol oxidation electrocatalyst

Vertically aligned noble metal nanowire arrays exhibited much enhanced electrocatalytic activity owing to their morphological effects, achieving a 38.0 fold increase over that of commercial catalysts for ethanol electrooxidation.

Graphical abstract: Noble metal nanowire arrays as an ethanol oxidation electrocatalyst
From the themed collection: Nanoscale Advances HOT Article Collection
Open Access Communication

Adaptive molecular quaternary clips made with pyrene functionalized polyhedral oligomeric silsesquioxane

A novel adaptive Q-clip was developed to overcome the difficulties in bulk self-assembly of unimolecular multi-clips. By pinching exclusively 4 eq. of allosteric activators, the Q-clip carries out rapid host–guest assembly in bulk.

Graphical abstract: Adaptive molecular quaternary clips made with pyrene functionalized polyhedral oligomeric silsesquioxane
From the themed collection: Nanoscale Advances HOT Article Collection
Open Access Communication

Using pyrene to probe the effects of poloxamer stabilisers on internal lipid microenvironments in solid lipid nanoparticles

Pyrene can be used to investigate the internal polarity inside solid lipid nanoparticles; small changes in the structure of the poloxamer surfactants can influence the polarity inside the core.

Graphical abstract: Using pyrene to probe the effects of poloxamer stabilisers on internal lipid microenvironments in solid lipid nanoparticles
From the themed collection: Nanoscale Advances HOT Article Collection
Open Access Communication

Mechanophotonics: precise selection, assembly and disassembly of polymer optical microcavities via mechanical manipulation for spectral engineering

A combination of atomic force and confocal microscopy techniques seamlessly assembles and disassembles polymer optical microcavities.

Graphical abstract: Mechanophotonics: precise selection, assembly and disassembly of polymer optical microcavities via mechanical manipulation for spectral engineering
From the themed collection: Nanoscale Advances HOT Article Collection
Open Access Communication

Core@shell Sb@Sb2O3 nanoparticles anchored on 3D nitrogen-doped carbon nanosheets as advanced anode materials for Li-ion batteries

A nanocomposite of core@shell Sb@Sb2O3 particles anchored on 3D porous nitrogen-doped carbon nanosheets is synthesized and employed as a anode for Li-ion battery, demonstrating excellent rate capability and cycle performance.

Graphical abstract: Core@shell Sb@Sb2O3 nanoparticles anchored on 3D nitrogen-doped carbon nanosheets as advanced anode materials for Li-ion batteries
From the themed collection: Nanoscale Advances HOT Article Collection
Open Access Communication

Formation of gadolinium–ferritin from clinical magnetic resonance contrast agents

We show that clinical gadolinium-based contrast agents can form Gd3+-ferritin nanoparticles under physiological conditions. We suggest they can contribute to the T1 intensity changes in ferritin-rich brain areas observed in patients examined by MRI.

Graphical abstract: Formation of gadolinium–ferritin from clinical magnetic resonance contrast agents
From the themed collection: Nanoscale Advances HOT Article Collection
Open Access Communication

Bacterial elimination via the photodynamic activity of a fullerene/light-harvesting antenna molecule assembled system integrated into liposome membranes

Bacterial elimination was attained by singlet oxygen (1O2) generated from fullerene derivatives via efficient energy transfer from photo-activated light-harvesting antenna molecules.

Graphical abstract: Bacterial elimination via the photodynamic activity of a fullerene/light-harvesting antenna molecule assembled system integrated into liposome membranes
From the themed collection: Nanoscale Advances HOT Article Collection
Open Access Communication

Quenching of nonlinear photoacoustic signal generation in gold nanoparticles through coating

The nonlinear photoacoustic signal behavior from gold nanospheres is suppressed through particle coating, which can be used for biochemical sensing.

Graphical abstract: Quenching of nonlinear photoacoustic signal generation in gold nanoparticles through coating
From the themed collection: Nanoscale Advances HOT Article Collection
Open Access Communication

In situ modulation of gold nanorod's surface charge drives the growth of end-to-end assemblies from dimers to large networks that enhance single-molecule fluorescence by 10 000-fold

End-to-end assemblies of anisotropic plasmonic nanostructures with small nanogaps are of great interest as they create strong hot spots for enhancing weak fluorescence and/or scattering of molecules.

Graphical abstract: In situ modulation of gold nanorod's surface charge drives the growth of end-to-end assemblies from dimers to large networks that enhance single-molecule fluorescence by 10 000-fold
From the themed collection: Nanoscale Advances HOT Article Collection
Open Access Communication

Au nano-urchins enabled localized surface plasmon resonance sensing of beta amyloid fibrillation

LSPR sensing of structural changes of beta amyloid fibrillation at the nano-molar concentration level using Au nano-urchins.

Graphical abstract: Au nano-urchins enabled localized surface plasmon resonance sensing of beta amyloid fibrillation
From the themed collection: Nanoscale Advances HOT Article Collection
Open Access Communication

Aluminium metal–insulator–metal structure fabricated by the bottom-up approach

Wide Al MIM nanostructures can be fabricated by bottom-up process.

Graphical abstract: Aluminium metal–insulator–metal structure fabricated by the bottom-up approach
From the themed collection: Nanoscale Advances HOT Article Collection
Open Access Communication

Oriented attachment mechanism of triangular Ag nanoplates: a molecular dynamics study

Molecular dynamics simulations predict that PVP-capped silver nanoplates exhibit lateral oriented attachment.

Graphical abstract: Oriented attachment mechanism of triangular Ag nanoplates: a molecular dynamics study
From the themed collection: Nanoscale Advances HOT Article Collection
Open Access Communication

Spin filtering with Mn-doped Ge-core/Si-shell nanowires

Incorporating spin functionality into a semiconductor core–shell nanowire that offers immunity from the substrate effect is a highly desirable step for its application in next generation spintronics.

Graphical abstract: Spin filtering with Mn-doped Ge-core/Si-shell nanowires
From the themed collection: Nanoscale Advances HOT Article Collection
Open Access Communication

Borohydride stabilized gold–silver bimetallic nanocatalysts for highly efficient 4-nitrophenol reduction

Bimetallic AuxAg1−x nanoparticles, prepared using sodium borohydride as the sole reducing and capping agent for various NaBH4:metal molar ratios, were investigated as catalysts for 4-nitrophenol reduction.

Graphical abstract: Borohydride stabilized gold–silver bimetallic nanocatalysts for highly efficient 4-nitrophenol reduction
From the themed collection: Nanoscale Advances HOT Article Collection
Open Access Accepted Manuscript - Paper

All lignin converted graphene quantum dots / graphene nanosheet hetero-junction for high-rate and boosted specific capacitance supercapacitor

From the themed collection: Nanoscale Advances HOT Article Collection
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Effect of pomelo seed-derived carbon on the performance of supercapacitors

Electrochemical ultracapacitors derived from green and sustainable materials could demonstrate superior energy output and an ultra-long cycle life, which could contribute to next-generation applications.

Graphical abstract: Effect of pomelo seed-derived carbon on the performance of supercapacitors
From the themed collection: Nanoscale Advances HOT Article Collection
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Response of G protein-coupled receptor CED-1 in germline to polystyrene nanoparticles in Caenorhabditis elegans

A GPCR CED-1-mediated signaling cascade in the germline was identified for the control of the response to nanoplastic exposure.

Graphical abstract: Response of G protein-coupled receptor CED-1 in germline to polystyrene nanoparticles in Caenorhabditis elegans
From the themed collection: Nanoscale Advances HOT Article Collection
Open Access Accepted Manuscript - Paper

Non-Volatile Conductive Gels Made From Deep Eutectic Solvents and Oxidised Cellulose Nanofibrils

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Open Access Accepted Manuscript - Paper

Dual-regulating Strategy Fabrication of Porous NiFeP/Ni Electrode for Highly Efficient Hydrazine Oxidation Boost H2 Evolution

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Open Access Accepted Manuscript - Paper

Relating X-Ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy Data to Chemical Bonding in MXenes

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Open Access Accepted Manuscript - Paper

Luminescence Mechanism in hydrogenated Silicon Quantum Dots with single Oxygen ligand

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Open Access Accepted Manuscript - Paper

Surface Modification for Improving Photoredox Activity of CsPbBr3 Nanocrystals

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Open Access Paper

Synthesis of naked vanadium pentoxide nanoparticles

Vanadium pentoxide α-phase and β-phase synthesized by Pulsed Laser Ablation in Liquids, exhibiting a 2.50 eV and 3.65 eV energy bandgap.

Graphical abstract: Synthesis of naked vanadium pentoxide nanoparticles
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Open Access Paper

Carbon-coated Fe3O4 core–shell super-paramagnetic nanoparticle-based ferrofluid for heat transfer applications

Ferrofluids prepared by dispersing superparamagnetic Fe3O4@C core–shell nanoparticles in water exhibited exceptional enhancement in thermal conductivity without an external magnetic field.

Graphical abstract: Carbon-coated Fe3O4 core–shell super-paramagnetic nanoparticle-based ferrofluid for heat transfer applications
From the themed collection: Nanoscale Advances HOT Article Collection
Open Access Paper

Hydrous cobalt–iridium oxide two-dimensional nanoframes: insights into activity and stability of bimetallic acidic oxygen evolution electrocatalysts

Hydrous cobalt–iridium oxide two-dimensional nanoframes consist of interconnected Co–Ir alloy domains within an unsupported, carbon-free, porous nanostructure and exhibit a higher oxygen evolution activity and similar stability compared to IrO2.

Graphical abstract: Hydrous cobalt–iridium oxide two-dimensional nanoframes: insights into activity and stability of bimetallic acidic oxygen evolution electrocatalysts
From the themed collection: Nanoscale Advances HOT Article Collection
Open Access Paper

Tunable magnetothermal properties of cobalt-doped magnetite–carboxymethylcellulose ferrofluids: smart nanoplatforms for potential magnetic hyperthermia applications in cancer therapy

Cobalt-doped magnetite–carboxymethylcellulose ferrofluids for magnetic hyperthermia in anti-cancer therapy – smart nanoheaters.

Graphical abstract: Tunable magnetothermal properties of cobalt-doped magnetite–carboxymethylcellulose ferrofluids: smart nanoplatforms for potential magnetic hyperthermia applications in cancer therapy
From the themed collection: Nanoscale Advances HOT Article Collection
Open Access Paper

Solution processed transparent anatase TiO2 nanoparticles/MoO3 nanostructures heterojunction: high performance self-powered UV detector for low-power and low-light applications

A TiO2/MoO3 transparent bilayer based UV photodetector self-powered by the built-in potential at the interface.

Graphical abstract: Solution processed transparent anatase TiO2 nanoparticles/MoO3 nanostructures heterojunction: high performance self-powered UV detector for low-power and low-light applications
From the themed collection: Nanoscale Advances HOT Article Collection
Open Access Paper

Three-dimensional porous SERS powder for sensitive liquid and gas detections fabricated by engineering dense “hot spots” on silica aerogel

A 3D porous SERS powder was developed in this study. Highly sensitive and homogeneous SERS detections on liquid and gas have been achieved, demonstrating potential application for an artificial “nose”.

Graphical abstract: Three-dimensional porous SERS powder for sensitive liquid and gas detections fabricated by engineering dense “hot spots” on silica aerogel
From the themed collection: Nanoscale Advances HOT Article Collection
Open Access Paper

Nanoscale growth of a Sn-guided SiGeSn alloy on Si (111) substrates by molecular beam epitaxy

Lateral and vertical growth modes of defect-free SiGeSn nanostructures are observed and systematically investigated both experimentally and theoretically.

Graphical abstract: Nanoscale growth of a Sn-guided SiGeSn alloy on Si (111) substrates by molecular beam epitaxy
From the themed collection: Nanoscale Advances HOT Article Collection
Open Access Paper

Chromatin hierarchical branching visualized at the nanoscale by electron microscopy

Interphase chromatin in mammalian cells is spatially organized in a hierarchical branching manner allowing easy genomic transition from lower order nucleosomal arrays to higher order heterochromatin.

Graphical abstract: Chromatin hierarchical branching visualized at the nanoscale by electron microscopy
From the themed collection: Nanoscale Advances HOT Article Collection
Open Access Paper

Kinetic and mechanistic analysis of NH3 decomposition on Ru(0001), Ru(111) and Ir(111) surfaces

The NH3 decomposition mechanisms on Ru, hcp and fcc, and Ir were unraveled by DFT and implemented in microkinetic simulations resulting in good agreement with experiments.

Graphical abstract: Kinetic and mechanistic analysis of NH3 decomposition on Ru(0001), Ru(111) and Ir(111) surfaces
From the themed collection: Nanoscale Advances HOT Article Collection
Open Access Paper

Impact of CO2 activation on the structure, composition, and performance of Sb/C nanohybrid lithium/sodium-ion battery anodes

The rate performance of Sb/C nanohybrid anodes for LIBs and SIBs is effectively improved by facile CO2 activation.

Graphical abstract: Impact of CO2 activation on the structure, composition, and performance of Sb/C nanohybrid lithium/sodium-ion battery anodes
From the themed collection: Nanoscale Advances HOT Article Collection
Open Access Accepted Manuscript - Paper

Chiral Plasmonic Liquid Crystal Gold Nanoparticles: Self-Assembly into Circular Dichroism Responsive Helical Lamellar Superstructure

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Open Access Paper

First principles study of the stability of MXenes under an electron beam

Interactions between two-dimensional MXene sheets and electron beams of a (scanning) transmission electron microscope are studied by first-principles calculations.

Graphical abstract: First principles study of the stability of MXenes under an electron beam
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Open Access Paper

Trafficking of JC virus-like particles across the blood–brain barrier

John Cunningham virus-like particles (JC VLPs) are able to cross the blood-brain barrier in vitro and in vivo.

Graphical abstract: Trafficking of JC virus-like particles across the blood–brain barrier
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Open Access Paper

Controllable self-patterning behaviours of flexible self-assembling peptide nanofibers

Extremely long flexible self-assembling peptide nanofibers can be manipulated to form various two-dimensional patterns.

Graphical abstract: Controllable self-patterning behaviours of flexible self-assembling peptide nanofibers
From the themed collection: Nanoscale Advances HOT Article Collection
Open Access Paper

On the synthesis of bi-magnetic manganese ferrite-based core–shell nanoparticles

Dissolution phenomena in seed-mediated growth approaches of MnFe2O4-based bi-magnetic core–shell nanoheterostructures with a cobalt ferrite or spinel iron oxide shell.

Graphical abstract: On the synthesis of bi-magnetic manganese ferrite-based core–shell nanoparticles
From the themed collection: Nanoscale Advances HOT Article Collection
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