Applications of Keck allylation in the synthesis of natural products
This review highlights the applications of the versatile Keck allylation reaction in the construction of important key fragments of medicinally important natural products.
The chemistry of titanium-based metal–organic frameworks
The chemistry of Ti-based MOFs, including their synthetic methods, crystal structures, topological evaluation, and promising applications, is precisely summarized and discussed.
Energy storage applications of biomass-derived carbon materials: batteries and supercapacitors
Recent advances in the application of biomass-derived carbon materials in batteries and supercapacitors.
Recent advances in organic reactions catalyzed by graphene oxide and sulfonated graphene as heterogeneous nanocatalysts: a review
Over the past decade, the application of carbocatalyst systems has been preferred over that of homogeneous catalytic systems because of their advantages such as physical and thermal stability of the catalysts in successive reaction runs and reusability.
Current progress and scientific challenges in the advancement of organic–inorganic lead halide perovskite solar cells
The solution-processed organic–inorganic lead halide perovskite solar cells have recently emerged as promising candidates for the conversion of solar power into electricity.
New paradigms for the synthesis of graphene quantum dots from sustainable bioresources
Emerging Graphene Quantum Dots (GQDs)—a new member of the carbon family—have attracted a tremendous research interest in the scientific community due to their small size and tunable photoluminescence properties.
Organolithium-mediated cyclization reactions: a practical way to access hetero- and carbocycles
Cyclization reactions are considered as one of the most important reactions in organic synthesis due to the fact that natural molecules contain cyclic components either as part of the molecule or molecular skeleton.
Current status and future challenges in ionic liquids, functionalized ionic liquids and deep eutectic solvent-mediated synthesis of nanostructured TiO2: a review
This review is on current advancements in IL-mediated synthesis of TiO2, and the potential for future research in this area.
Review: biologically active pyrazole derivatives
Nitrogen-containing heterocyclic compounds and their derivatives have historically been invaluable as a source of therapeutic agents.
Nickel-catalyzed reductive defunctionalization of esters and amides to aromatic hydrocarbons
In two recent studies, nickel has been used in the removal of ester and amide groups to afford aromatic hydrocarbons via one-pot reductive activation followed by tandem C–CO bond cleavage–decarbonylation. Isolation and characterization of key intermediates provide insight into this acyl C–O bond activation pathway.
Serendipity or the art of making discoveries
The phenomenon of serendipitous discoveries in chemistry has been discussed.
On the synthesis of machine learning and automated reasoning for an artificial synthetic organic chemist
Examining the application of contemporary artificial intelligence methods to the automation of organic chemistry.
About this collection
The web collection is comprised of the Focus and Perspective articles that New Journal of Chemistry published in 2017.