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Themed collection 2019 Focus and Perspective articles

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Perspective

Recent advances in copper-based zeolite catalysts with low-temperature activity for the selective catalytic reduction of NOx with hydrocarbons

This paper highlights the design strategies of the copper-based zeolite catalysts with excellent catalytic activity at low temperature for HC-SCR.

Graphical abstract: Recent advances in copper-based zeolite catalysts with low-temperature activity for the selective catalytic reduction of NOx with hydrocarbons
From the themed collection: 2019 Focus and Perspective articles
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The direct C–H alkenylation of quinoline N-oxides as a suitable strategy for the synthesis of promising antiparasitic drugs

This review highlights the direct C–H alkenylation of quinoline N-oxides covering the metal-free and transition-metal catalysed protocols, and the regioselectivity during the synthesis of antiparasitic drugs based on quinoline scaffold.

Graphical abstract: The direct C–H alkenylation of quinoline N-oxides as a suitable strategy for the synthesis of promising antiparasitic drugs
From the themed collection: 2019 Focus and Perspective articles
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Heterocyclic anthrazoline derivatives: a critical review

The anthrazolinic core is an important building block for several applications, especially those depending on the effect of light.

Graphical abstract: Heterocyclic anthrazoline derivatives: a critical review
From the themed collection: 2019 Focus and Perspective articles
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Design, complexing and catalytic properties of phosphorus thiazoles and benzothiazoles: a concise overview

Playing with the versatile reactivity of thiazole and phosphorus derivatives leads to active ligands and complexes in catalysis.

Graphical abstract: Design, complexing and catalytic properties of phosphorus thiazoles and benzothiazoles: a concise overview
From the themed collection: 2019 Focus and Perspective articles
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Green synthesis of metal oxide nanostructures using naturally occurring compounds for energy, environmental, and bio-related applications

This review summarizes the synthesis and functional applications of metal oxide nanostructures synthesized using plant-derived phytochemicals for energy, environmental, and biomedical applications.

Graphical abstract: Green synthesis of metal oxide nanostructures using naturally occurring compounds for energy, environmental, and bio-related applications
From the themed collection: 2019 Focus and Perspective articles
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Quantification of noncovalent interactions – promises and problems

Quantification of noncovalent interactions is the key for the understanding of binding mechanisms, of biological systems, for the design of drugs, their delivery and for the design of receptors for separations, sensors, actuators, or smart materials.

Graphical abstract: Quantification of noncovalent interactions – promises and problems
From the themed collection: 2019 Focus and Perspective articles
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Advances in the regulation of bipyridine derivatives on two-dimensional (2D) supramolecular nanostructures

In this review, we discuss a series of two-dimensional (2D) supramolecular nanostructures prepared on highly oriented pyrolytic graphite (HOPG) by STM.

Graphical abstract: Advances in the regulation of bipyridine derivatives on two-dimensional (2D) supramolecular nanostructures
From the themed collection: 2019 Focus and Perspective articles
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Ring opening reactions of heterocycles with selenium and tellurium nucleophiles

An overview of the preparation and synthetic potentialities of functionalized organoselenium and organotellurium compounds is presented.

Graphical abstract: Ring opening reactions of heterocycles with selenium and tellurium nucleophiles
From the themed collection: 2019 Focus and Perspective articles
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2-Azaanthracenes: a chronology of synthetic approaches and bright prospects for practical applications

This review aims to summarize the common synthetic approaches towards 2-azaanthracenes in chronological order, as well as systematize information on the areas of application of 2-azaanthracenes.

Graphical abstract: 2-Azaanthracenes: a chronology of synthetic approaches and bright prospects for practical applications
From the themed collection: 2019 Focus and Perspective articles
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Pyridyl and pyrimidyl chalcogenolates of coinage metals and their utility as molecular precursors for the preparation of metal chalcogenides

Synthesis of and metallophilic interactions in N-heterocyclic chalcogenolates of coinage metals have been described and their utility as molecular precursors for binary and ternary chalcogenide materials has been demonstrated.

Graphical abstract: Pyridyl and pyrimidyl chalcogenolates of coinage metals and their utility as molecular precursors for the preparation of metal chalcogenides
From the themed collection: 2019 Focus and Perspective articles
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1,4-Anhydro-4-seleno-D-talitol (SeTal): a remarkable selenium-containing therapeutic molecule

1,4-Anhydro-4-seleno-D-talitol is an exceptional selenium-containing small molecule with significant therapeutic potential; its beneficial actions firmly establish a new therapeutic paradigm in which selenium plays a central role.

Graphical abstract: 1,4-Anhydro-4-seleno-d-talitol (SeTal): a remarkable selenium-containing therapeutic molecule
From the themed collection: 2019 Focus and Perspective articles
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Recent advances in chemistry of phthalocyanines bearing electron-withdrawing halogen, nitro and N-substituted imide functional groups and prospects for their practical application

Herein, we present an overview of the approaches for the synthesis of phthalocyanines bearing electron-withdrawing halogen-, nitro- and N-substituted imide functional groups in different positions of the phthalocyanine macrocycle.

Graphical abstract: Recent advances in chemistry of phthalocyanines bearing electron-withdrawing halogen, nitro and N-substituted imide functional groups and prospects for their practical application
From the themed collection: 2019 Focus and Perspective articles
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Photoacoustic imaging and photothermal therapy in the second near-infrared window

This review summarizes the recent progress of PA imaging and PTT agents in the second NIR window.

Graphical abstract: Photoacoustic imaging and photothermal therapy in the second near-infrared window
From the themed collection: 2019 Focus and Perspective articles
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Organoselenium small molecules as catalysts for the oxidative functionalization of organic molecules

This perspective highlights the critical analysis of the challenges, in the past decade, which led to the development of organoselenium compounds and their use as versatile catalysts in organic synthesis towards the oxidation of olefins and C–H bonds. Furthermore, the emphasis here differs from previous reviews of the field by classifying the various types of catalyses and the diverse strategies.

Graphical abstract: Organoselenium small molecules as catalysts for the oxidative functionalization of organic molecules
From the themed collection: 2019 Focus and Perspective articles
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Dendrimers for pulmonary delivery: current perspectives and future challenges

Dendrimers and dendrimer-based delivery systems are potential biomedicines in the rapidly growing field of nanomedicine.

Graphical abstract: Dendrimers for pulmonary delivery: current perspectives and future challenges
From the themed collection: 2019 Focus and Perspective articles
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Engineering nanomaterials for water and wastewater treatment: review of classifications, properties and applications

Based on their characteristics and applicability, a new category of NMs is proposed for water and wastewater treatment.

Graphical abstract: Engineering nanomaterials for water and wastewater treatment: review of classifications, properties and applications
From the themed collection: 2019 Focus and Perspective articles
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Development of cerium-based catalysts for selective catalytic reduction of nitrogen oxides: a review

Nitrogen oxides (NOX) are major pollutants of the atmosphere, and selective catalytic reduction of nitrogen oxides using ammonia as a reductant (NH3-SCR) is an effective method to remove nitrogen oxides.

Graphical abstract: Development of cerium-based catalysts for selective catalytic reduction of nitrogen oxides: a review
From the themed collection: 2019 Focus and Perspective articles
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Recent advances in iminyl radical-mediated catalytic cyclizations and ring-opening reactions

Iminyl radicals have emerged as versatile synthons for N-heterocycle constructions and ring-opening reactions.

Graphical abstract: Recent advances in iminyl radical-mediated catalytic cyclizations and ring-opening reactions
From the themed collection: 2019 Focus and Perspective articles
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Graphene oxide/nanometal composite membranes for nanofiltration: synthesis, mass transport mechanism, and applications

We reviewed the recent developments in graphene-based composite membranes and discussed their challenges in this paper.

Graphical abstract: Graphene oxide/nanometal composite membranes for nanofiltration: synthesis, mass transport mechanism, and applications
From the themed collection: 2019 Focus and Perspective articles
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Progress in self-assembly of TTF derivatives at HOPG interface

Self-assembled structures of TTF derivatives can be observed according to different substituents.

Graphical abstract: Progress in self-assembly of TTF derivatives at HOPG interface
From the themed collection: 2019 Focus and Perspective articles
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Life sensors: current advances in oxygen sensing by lanthanide complexes

Oxygen is essential for life. Inspired by the importance of oxygen, we present this critical and current review on lanthanide-based oxygen sensors.

Graphical abstract: Life sensors: current advances in oxygen sensing by lanthanide complexes
From the themed collection: 2019 Focus and Perspective articles
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Exploiting pollen and sporopollenin for the sustainable production of microstructures

Pollen grains can be easily processed in order to obtain versatile and sustainable microcapsules.

Graphical abstract: Exploiting pollen and sporopollenin for the sustainable production of microstructures
From the themed collection: 2019 Focus and Perspective articles
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Borane phosphonate DNA: a versatile unnatural internucleotide linkage

Borane phosphonate DNA is a promising molecule for biological applications as well as post-synthesis DNA modification, including DNA functionalization.

Graphical abstract: Borane phosphonate DNA: a versatile unnatural internucleotide linkage
From the themed collection: 2019 Focus and Perspective articles
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The web collection is comprised of the Focus and Perspective articles published in New Journal of Chemistry in 2019.

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