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Perspective

Microporous layered silicates: old but new microporous materials

The properties and applications of microporous layered silicates, having both intralayer micropores and interlayer spaces, are reviewed.

Graphical abstract: Microporous layered silicates: old but new microporous materials
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Communication

A thiol–ene click reaction with preservation of the Si–H bond: a new approach for the synthesis of functional organosilicon compounds

This work presents an approach for the preparation of functional hydrosilanes.

Graphical abstract: A thiol–ene click reaction with preservation of the Si–H bond: a new approach for the synthesis of functional organosilicon compounds
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Communication

Discrete and polymeric organometallic-organic assemblies based on the diarsene complex [(Cp)2Mo2(CO)4(μ,η2-As2)], AgPF6 and N-donor organic molecules

The first mixed-ligand self-assembly reactions of the diarsene complex [Cp2Mo2(CO)4(μ,η2-As2)] and N-donor organic molecules in the presence of AgPF6 allow for the synthesis of two discrete and four polymeric supramolecular aggregates.

Graphical abstract: Discrete and polymeric organometallic-organic assemblies based on the diarsene complex [(Cp)2Mo2(CO)4(μ,η2-As2)], AgPF6 and N-donor organic molecules
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Letter

Methane conversion on cobalt-added liquid-metal indium catalysts

In–Co converts CH4 molecules by catalyzing CH4 coupling over indium liquid metal and aromatization over Co in liquid metal.

Graphical abstract: Methane conversion on cobalt-added liquid-metal indium catalysts
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Letter

Can formate dehydrogenase from Candida boidinii catalytically reduce carbon dioxide, bicarbonate, or carbonate to formate?

It was found that CbFDH was catalytically reduce only carbon dioxide to formate among the three types of carbonate species, carbon dioxide, bicarbonate and carbonate for the first time.

Graphical abstract: Can formate dehydrogenase from Candida boidinii catalytically reduce carbon dioxide, bicarbonate, or carbonate to formate?
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Letter

The design of CNTs@Ni1/3Co2/3(CO3)1/2(OH)·0.11H2O in situ compounded in the nanoscale for all-solid-state supercapacitors

Ni1/3Co2/3(CO3)1/2(OH)·0.11H2O (NCC) was in situ constructed on the surface of CNTs, which realized the nanoscale recombination of NCC and CNTs.

Graphical abstract: The design of CNTs@Ni1/3Co2/3(CO3)1/2(OH)·0.11H2O in situ compounded in the nanoscale for all-solid-state supercapacitors
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Carboxylic acids as anchoring components on aluminum oxide for the alignment relay technique of single-walled carbon nanotubes

We illustrate using a carboxylic acid anchoring component in the Alignment Relay Technique on silica and alumina surfaces. We present theoretical calculations on the interactions between the iptycenes' various pockets and the carbon nanotubes.

Graphical abstract: Carboxylic acids as anchoring components on aluminum oxide for the alignment relay technique of single-walled carbon nanotubes
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Lanthanide metal–organic frameworks for catalytic oxidation of olefins

Two isostructural metal–organic frameworks (MOFs), termed Ln-MOF-589 (Ln = La, Ce), were developed for the catalytic oxidation of olefins.

Graphical abstract: Lanthanide metal–organic frameworks for catalytic oxidation of olefins
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Influence of the NiII/MnII ratio on the physical properties of heterometallic Ni2xMn(2−2x)P2S6 phases and potassium intercalates K0.8Ni2xMn(1.6−2x)P2S6·2H2O

Physical properties of bimetallic NiII/MnII phases obtained by microwave assisted reaction.

Graphical abstract: Influence of the NiII/MnII ratio on the physical properties of heterometallic Ni2xMn(2−2x)P2S6 phases and potassium intercalates K0.8Ni2xMn(1.6−2x)P2S6·2H2O
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The radical versus ionic mechanisms of reduced cobalamin inactivation by tert-butyl hydroperoxide and hydrogen peroxide in aqueous solution

It was demonstrated that antioxidants cannot protect reduced cobalamin against its modification by hydrogen peroxide.

Graphical abstract: The radical versus ionic mechanisms of reduced cobalamin inactivation by tert-butyl hydroperoxide and hydrogen peroxide in aqueous solution
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Open Access Paper

Effects of repeat unit charge density on the physical and electrochemical properties of novel heterocationic poly(ionic liquid)s

The higher the charge density of PILs the higher their Tg and the lower their conductivity; the best conductivity (1.8 × 10−5 S cm−1 at 25 °C): PILs with triazolium cations; the best cathodic stability (−0.4 V vs. Li+/Li at 70 °C): PILs with mixed type cations.

Graphical abstract: Effects of repeat unit charge density on the physical and electrochemical properties of novel heterocationic poly(ionic liquid)s
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Crystal structure, photoluminescence and afterglow properties of red-emitting phosphors Ca4Nb2O9:Pr3+ for AC-LEDs

A novel Ca4Nb2O9:Pr3+ short-afterglow phosphor exhibits efficient red emission under blue light excitation, which can be used to compensate the time gap of AC-LEDs.

Graphical abstract: Crystal structure, photoluminescence and afterglow properties of red-emitting phosphors Ca4Nb2O9:Pr3+ for AC-LEDs
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Is nickel phosphide an efficient catalyst for the oxygen-evolution reaction at low overpotentials?

At low overpotentials, the oxygen-evolution reaction by Ni2P in the presence of Fe ions was investigated.

Graphical abstract: Is nickel phosphide an efficient catalyst for the oxygen-evolution reaction at low overpotentials?
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One-step facile synthesis of Au@copper–tannic acid coordination core–shell nanostructures as photothermally-enhanced ROS generators for synergistic tumour therapy

Au@TACu core–shell nanostructures with good biocompatibility and GSH-depleting capability showed enhanced photothermal performance and ROS generation for synergistic tumour therapy.

Graphical abstract: One-step facile synthesis of Au@copper–tannic acid coordination core–shell nanostructures as photothermally-enhanced ROS generators for synergistic tumour therapy
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Room-temperature efficient NO2 gas sensors fabricated by porous 3D flower-like ZnAl-layered double hydroxides

Three-dimensional (3D) flower-like zinc and aluminum-sodium dodecyl sulfate-layered double hydroxides (ZnAl-SDS-LDHs) intercalated by anions were prepared using a simple one-step hydrothermal method.

Graphical abstract: Room-temperature efficient NO2 gas sensors fabricated by porous 3D flower-like ZnAl-layered double hydroxides
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A stable, highly oxidizing radical cation

Changes in adiabatic ionization potential and half wave oxidation potential with ortho and para substitution on an N-alkylated phenothiazine.

Graphical abstract: A stable, highly oxidizing radical cation
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Synthesis and reactivity of propionitrilium derivatives of cobalt and iron bis(dicarbollides)

The nucleophilic addition of alcohols and thiols to 8-propionitrilium derivatives of cobalt and iron bis(dicarbollides) gives the corresponding imidates and thioimidates.

Graphical abstract: Synthesis and reactivity of propionitrilium derivatives of cobalt and iron bis(dicarbollides)
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Porphyrin-based metal–organic framework catalysts for photoreduction of CO2: understanding the effect of node connectivity and linker metalation on activity

The synergistic effect of linker defects and metalation on the photocatalytic activities of porphyrin-based MOFs.

Graphical abstract: Porphyrin-based metal–organic framework catalysts for photoreduction of CO2: understanding the effect of node connectivity and linker metalation on activity
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The photo-/thermo-chromism of spiropyran in alkanes as a temperature abuse indicator in the cold chain of vaccines

Color change related to the phase change of spiropyran–merocyanine system can indicate temperature changes in vaccine transportation.

Graphical abstract: The photo-/thermo-chromism of spiropyran in alkanes as a temperature abuse indicator in the cold chain of vaccines
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Superior performance of flexible solid-state supercapacitors enabled by ultrafine graphene quantum dot-decorated porous carbon spheres

Graphene quantum dot-decorated porous carbon spheres were synthesized via a facile and green route in this study.

Graphical abstract: Superior performance of flexible solid-state supercapacitors enabled by ultrafine graphene quantum dot-decorated porous carbon spheres
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Effect of 4-biphenyl groups on the charge transport and photovoltaic properties of arylamine based push–pull systems

The synthesis of two N,N-bis(4-biphenylyl)aniline (BPA) based push–pull is reported herein. Evaluation as donor materials in all-small-molecule planar-heterojunction organic solar cells lead to impressive fill factor (>73%) and promising power conversion efficiencies.

Graphical abstract: Effect of 4-biphenyl groups on the charge transport and photovoltaic properties of arylamine based push–pull systems
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Improved photoremoval performance of boron carbon nitride–pyromellitic dianhydride composite toward tetracycline and Cr(VI) by itself to change the solution pH

A series of boron carbon nitride–pyromellitic dianhydride (BCNPA) composites were successfully synthesized for the first time, where BCNPA3 exhibited the best adsorption and photodegradation performances for tetracycline (TC) under visible-light irradiation.

Graphical abstract: Improved photoremoval performance of boron carbon nitride–pyromellitic dianhydride composite toward tetracycline and Cr(vi) by itself to change the solution pH
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One step conversion of 1,5-bis(dimethylamino)naphthalene to salts of “back to back” bis-acridine derivatives

1,5-Bis(dimethylamino)naphthalene can be oxidized directly to a dication or a cation derived from an acridino-acridine, the former stabilised by two dimethyliminium substituents, while the latter has a dimethylated nitrogen in the ring system.

Graphical abstract: One step conversion of 1,5-bis(dimethylamino)naphthalene to salts of “back to back” bis-acridine derivatives
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Open Access Paper

Acylselenoureato bis(chelates) of lead: synthesis, structural characterization and microwave-assisted formation of PbSe nano- and microstructures

Three lead(II) bis(acylselenoureato) complexes were prepared by reaction of the respective acylselenourea compounds with Pb(OAc)2. One of these lead complexes was converted into PbSe nano- and microstructures by microwave-assisted synthesis.

Graphical abstract: Acylselenoureato bis(chelates) of lead: synthesis, structural characterization and microwave-assisted formation of PbSe nano- and microstructures
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Synthesis and photophysics of new pyridyl end-capped 3D-dithia[3.3]paracyclophane-based Janus tectons: surface-confined self-assembly of their model pedestal on HOPG

Once synthesized, these new tectons demonstrated both ionic and coordination bonding. Surprisingly, P forms a quasi-square self-assembly independently of the underlying HOPG lattice.

Graphical abstract: Synthesis and photophysics of new pyridyl end-capped 3D-dithia[3.3]paracyclophane-based Janus tectons: surface-confined self-assembly of their model pedestal on HOPG
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One-dimensional lanthanide coordination polymers supported by pentadentate Schiff-base and diphenyl phosphate ligands: single molecule magnet behavior and photoluminescence

Four one-dimensional lanthanide coordination polymers constructed from Ln2 dimers showing single molecule magnet behavior and photoluminescence are reported.

Graphical abstract: One-dimensional lanthanide coordination polymers supported by pentadentate Schiff-base and diphenyl phosphate ligands: single molecule magnet behavior and photoluminescence
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A rare-earth-free self-activated phosphor: Li2TiSiO5 with TiO5 square pyramids

Li2TiSiO5 shows a broad emission band covering the visible region due to the coexistence of TiO5 and TiO6 polyhedra.

Graphical abstract: A rare-earth-free self-activated phosphor: Li2TiSiO5 with TiO5 square pyramids
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Synergistic activity of binary metal sulphide WS2–RuS2 nanospheres for the electrochemical detection of the antipsychotic drug promazine

Schematic presentation for the synthesis of tungsten disulfide–ruthenium disulfide (WS2–RuS2) nanospheres and application for the electrochemical determination of antipsychotic drug promazine.

Graphical abstract: Synergistic activity of binary metal sulphide WS2–RuS2 nanospheres for the electrochemical detection of the antipsychotic drug promazine
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Constructing BaLi2Ti6O14@C nanofibers with a low carbon content as high-performance anode materials for Li-ion batteries

In this work, BaLi2Ti6O14 nanofibers coated by a thin carbon layer were rationally designed and synthesized by a controlled electrospinning process and a simple annealing process.

Graphical abstract: Constructing BaLi2Ti6O14@C nanofibers with a low carbon content as high-performance anode materials for Li-ion batteries
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Exploring the electrocatalytic application of two-dimensional samarium molybdate (γ-Sm3(MoO4)3) nanoplatelets for the selective sensing of the organophosphate insecticide oxyparathion

Novel samarium molybdate structures were synthesized through a simple ultrasonic method and exhibited excellent electrocatalytic activity toward oxyparathion.

Graphical abstract: Exploring the electrocatalytic application of two-dimensional samarium molybdate (γ-Sm3(MoO4)3) nanoplatelets for the selective sensing of the organophosphate insecticide oxyparathion
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Mastering bioactive coatings of metal oxide nanoparticles and surfaces through phosphonate dendrons

Dendritic phosphonates are versatile coatings of several nanomaterials for health applications ranging from implants to nanoparticles and microbubbles.

Graphical abstract: Mastering bioactive coatings of metal oxide nanoparticles and surfaces through phosphonate dendrons
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DNA logic circuits based on FokI enzyme regulation

A series of DNA logic devices was constructed based on the allosteric strategy of the enzyme-assisted cleavage regulation system, which are simple in scale, modular, and work efficiently.

Graphical abstract: DNA logic circuits based on FokI enzyme regulation
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