Themed collection NJC Emerging Investigators

29 items
Accepted Manuscript - Perspective

Interface Engineering and Integration of Two-dimensional Polymeric and Inorganic Materials for Advanced Hybrid Structures

From the themed collection: NJC Emerging Investigators
Perspective

Electrochemical aptasensors for the detection of hepatocellular carcinoma-related biomarkers

Recent progress in electrochemical aptasensors for the detection of HCC-related biomarkers, including cancer cells, proteins, cell-derived exosomes, and nucleic acids, is reviewed.

Graphical abstract: Electrochemical aptasensors for the detection of hepatocellular carcinoma-related biomarkers
From the themed collection: 2021 Focus and Perspective articles
Perspective

Protein aggregation detection with fluorescent macromolecular and nanostructured probes: challenges and opportunities

Nanoprobes based on various nanomaterials, polymers or AIEgens are overcoming previous limitations for diagnosis and therapy of early-stage protein aggregation.

Graphical abstract: Protein aggregation detection with fluorescent macromolecular and nanostructured probes: challenges and opportunities
From the themed collection: 2021 Focus and Perspective articles
Perspective

Transition metal-catalyzed C–H functionalizations of indoles

This review summarises a wide range of transformations on the indole skeleton, including arylation, alkenylation, alkynylation, acylation, nitration, borylation, and amidation, using transition-metal catalyzed C–H functionalization as the key step.

Graphical abstract: Transition metal-catalyzed C–H functionalizations of indoles
From the themed collection: 2021 Focus and Perspective articles
Perspective

Recent quinone diazide based transformations via metal–carbene formation

Recent advancements in versatile synthetic transformations using quinone diazide based metal carbenes have been summarized.

Graphical abstract: Recent quinone diazide based transformations via metal–carbene formation
From the themed collection: 2021 Focus and Perspective articles
Perspective

Chromo-fluorogenic sensing using vitamin B6 cofactors and their derivatives: a review

A comprehensive review of chromo-fluorogenic sensors developed using vitamin B6 cofactors as the analyte recognition unit.

Graphical abstract: Chromo-fluorogenic sensing using vitamin B6 cofactors and their derivatives: a review
From the themed collection: 2021 Focus and Perspective articles
Perspective

Sizing up (K1−xNax)NbO3 films: a review of synthesis routes, properties & applications

This review discusses (K,Na)NbO3 thin films, with a focus on synthesis, chemically modifying properties, plus piezoelectric and biomedical KNN devices.

Graphical abstract: Sizing up (K1−xNax)NbO3 films: a review of synthesis routes, properties & applications
From the themed collection: 2021 Focus and Perspective articles
Perspective

Current status and future trends of vaccine development against viral infection and disease

This paper focuses on the classification and representative studies of viral vaccines and future directions of vaccine design.

Graphical abstract: Current status and future trends of vaccine development against viral infection and disease
From the themed collection: 2021 Focus and Perspective articles
Open Access Perspective

Preparation and application of solvent-free liquid proteins with enhanced thermal and anhydrous stabilities

This perspective details a robust chemical modification strategy to protect proteins from temperature, aggregation, and non-aqueous environments.

Graphical abstract: Preparation and application of solvent-free liquid proteins with enhanced thermal and anhydrous stabilities
From the themed collection: 2021 Focus and Perspective articles
Focus

Transition metal-mediated dinitrogen functionalisation with boron

An overview of the available methods to functionalize dinitrogen with boron reagents using transition metal complexes is given.

Graphical abstract: Transition metal-mediated dinitrogen functionalisation with boron
From the themed collection: 2021 Focus and Perspective articles
Focus

Shell isolated nanoparticle enhanced Raman spectroscopy for renewable energy electrocatalysis

This review covers the use of shell isolated nanoparticle enhanced Raman spectroscopy (SHINERS) to investigate heterogeneous electrocatalytic processes.

Graphical abstract: Shell isolated nanoparticle enhanced Raman spectroscopy for renewable energy electrocatalysis
From the themed collection: NJC Emerging Investigators
Communication

An evaluation of palladium-based catalysts for the base-free borylation of alkenyl carboxylates

Palladium catalysis can achieve the base-free borylation of alkenyl carboxylates, enabling direct access to functionalized enones and heterocycles.

Graphical abstract: An evaluation of palladium-based catalysts for the base-free borylation of alkenyl carboxylates
From the themed collection: NJC Emerging Investigators
Communication

Efficient and reproducible synthesis of an Fmoc-protected Tn antigen

Glycoconjugate ready for solid-phase-peptide synthesis is scalably accessible using a palladium-mediated glycosylation.

Graphical abstract: Efficient and reproducible synthesis of an Fmoc-protected Tn antigen
From the themed collection: NJC Emerging Investigators
Communication

Azido-perylenediimide: a versatile building block for CuAAC reactions and an alternative precursor for N-annulation

Azido-perylenediimide readily transforms into N-annulated derivatives when exposed to light, and can be clicked in the dark.

Graphical abstract: Azido-perylenediimide: a versatile building block for CuAAC reactions and an alternative precursor for N-annulation
From the themed collection: NJC Emerging Investigators
Communication

Positive thermal expansion facilitates the formation of argentophilic forces following an order–disorder phase transition

Variable-temperature studies of the 0D silver-based complex [Ag2(CF3SO3)2(4-SB)4] reveal formation of argentophilic forces upon warming due to a phase transition.

Graphical abstract: Positive thermal expansion facilitates the formation of argentophilic forces following an order–disorder phase transition
From the themed collection: NJC Emerging Investigators
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Low-temperature-synthesized Mn-doped Bi2Fe4O9 as an efficient electrode material for supercapacitor applications

Manganese-doped Bi2Fe4O9, a new material synthesized at a low temperature with a micro-rectangular-shaped particles, is used for supercapacitor applications.

Graphical abstract: Low-temperature-synthesized Mn-doped Bi2Fe4O9 as an efficient electrode material for supercapacitor applications
From the themed collection: NJC Emerging Investigators
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Biorenewable carbon-supported Ru catalyst for N-alkylation of amines with alcohols and selective hydrogenation of nitroarenes

A renewable carbon-supported Ru catalyst (Ru/PNC-700) facilely prepared via simple impregnation followed by the pyrolysis process for N-alkylation of anilines with benzyl alcohol and chemoselective hydrogenation of nitroarenes.

Graphical abstract: Biorenewable carbon-supported Ru catalyst for N-alkylation of amines with alcohols and selective hydrogenation of nitroarenes
From the themed collection: NJC Emerging Investigators
Open Access Paper

Electronic and assembly properties of a water-soluble blue naphthalene diimide

Herein we report on the synthesis and characterisation of a water soluble deep blue naphthalene diimide, (iPrNH)2NDI–V.

Graphical abstract: Electronic and assembly properties of a water-soluble blue naphthalene diimide
From the themed collection: NJC Emerging Investigators
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Dansyl–NA3 conjugates for glycoprotein detection through fluorescent tagging and native gel electrophoresis

An aldehyde-reactive fluorophore has been prepared that can afford the fluorescent detection of serum glycoproteins by native gel electrophoresis.

Graphical abstract: Dansyl–NA3 conjugates for glycoprotein detection through fluorescent tagging and native gel electrophoresis
From the themed collection: NJC Emerging Investigators
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Expanding the NMR toolkit for biological solids: oxygen-17 enriched Fmoc-amino acids

We report the solid-state 17O NMR parameters for five previously uncharacterized N-α-fluoren-9-yl-methoxycarbonyl-O-t-butyl (Fmoc) protected amino acids.

Graphical abstract: Expanding the NMR toolkit for biological solids: oxygen-17 enriched Fmoc-amino acids
From the themed collection: NJC Emerging Investigators
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Development of manganese dioxide-based nanoprobes for fluorescence detection and imaging of glutathione

A manganese dioxide-based nanoprobe is developed for fluorescence detection and imaging of glutathione (GSH) in yeast cells and onion tissues.

Graphical abstract: Development of manganese dioxide-based nanoprobes for fluorescence detection and imaging of glutathione
From the themed collection: NJC Emerging Investigators
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Achiral and chiral NNN-pincer nickel complexes with oxazolinyl backbones: application in transfer hydrogenation of ketones

NNN-based achiral and chiral (oxazolinyl)amido-pincer nickel complexes are developed and employed for the catalytic transfer hydrogenation of ketones.

Graphical abstract: Achiral and chiral NNN-pincer nickel complexes with oxazolinyl backbones: application in transfer hydrogenation of ketones
From the themed collection: NJC Emerging Investigators
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Development of low bandgap polymers for red and near-infrared fullerene-free organic photodetectors

Two low bandgap donor polymers, PDTPTT and PCPDTTT, were synthesized and their photodetecting properties were investigated under a 680 nm red LED.

Graphical abstract: Development of low bandgap polymers for red and near-infrared fullerene-free organic photodetectors
From the themed collection: NJC Emerging Investigators
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Dual modulation sites for a reversible fluorescent probe for GSH over Cys/Hcy

An abnormal concentration of glutathione (GSH) is a health-associated risk factor, and it is an important signal for diseases such as Parkinson's disease, liver injury and cancer.

Graphical abstract: Dual modulation sites for a reversible fluorescent probe for GSH over Cys/Hcy
From the themed collection: NJC Emerging Investigators
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A new 2D lanthanum based microporous MOF for efficient synthesis of cyclic carbonates through CO2 fixation

We report a new microporous La-MOF La-5-SIP-MOF through solvothermal reaction and it showed high catalytic activity for the synthesis of cyclic carbonates from epoxides via the CO2 fixation reaction at room temperature.

Graphical abstract: A new 2D lanthanum based microporous MOF for efficient synthesis of cyclic carbonates through CO2 fixation
From the themed collection: NJC Emerging Investigators
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Synthesis, characterization and use of a POSS-arylamine based push–pull octamer

This article reports on the synthesis and first use of a POSS-arylamine based push–pull octamer as molecular donor in organic solar cells.

Graphical abstract: Synthesis, characterization and use of a POSS-arylamine based push–pull octamer
From the themed collection: NJC Emerging Investigators
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Sponge-like NaFe2PO4(SO4)2@rGO as a high-performance cathode material for sodium-ion batteries

Sponge-like NaFe2PO4(SO4)2@reduced graphene oxide composite is prepared as cathode material for sodium-ion batteries. The corresponding full cells matched with hard carbon anode exhibit favorable rate and cyclic performance.

Graphical abstract: Sponge-like NaFe2PO4(SO4)2@rGO as a high-performance cathode material for sodium-ion batteries
From the themed collection: NJC Emerging Investigators
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Ce ion surface-modified TiO2 aerogel powders: a comprehensive study of their excellent photocatalytic efficiency in organic pollutant removal

The surface modification of TiO2 aerogel powders by cerium ions has led to enhanced photoinduced properties.

Graphical abstract: Ce ion surface-modified TiO2 aerogel powders: a comprehensive study of their excellent photocatalytic efficiency in organic pollutant removal
From the themed collection: NJC Emerging Investigators
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Time-resolved SANS reveals pore-forming peptides cause rapid lipid reorganization

Time-resolved SANS showed alamethicin and melittin promote DMPC lipid vesicle mixing and perturb DMPC kinetics in similar ways.

Graphical abstract: Time-resolved SANS reveals pore-forming peptides cause rapid lipid reorganization
From the themed collection: NJC Emerging Investigators
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This is the inaugural New Journal of Chemistry Emerging Investigators themed web collection. As an international and interdisciplinary chemistry journal, this collection will feature researchers from across the world, working in all fields of chemistry, and ultimately aims to reflect the strength and vitality of the discipline in the 21st century.

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