Themed collection 2024 Inorganic Chemistry Frontiers Review-type Articles

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Luminescent iridium(III)–peptide bioconjugates for bioanalytical and biomedical applications

We describe the interactions between iridium(III) complexes and peptides and the emerging applications of iridium(III)–peptide bioconjugates in biomedical fields, summarizing and commenting on their widespread applications for bioimaging and therapy.

Graphical abstract: Luminescent iridium(iii)–peptide bioconjugates for bioanalytical and biomedical applications
Accepted Manuscript - Review Article

Research progress of optimized membranes for vanadium redox flow battery

Review Article

Prussian blue analogue-derived materials for photocatalysis

Prussian blue analogues (PBAs) have been widely studied in the field of photocatalysis. This review is focused on PBA-derived photocatalysts in terms of hydrogen evolution, water oxidation, and CO2 reduction. The challenges and prospects for PBA-derived materials for photocatalysis are presented.

Graphical abstract: Prussian blue analogue-derived materials for photocatalysis
Review Article

State-of-the-art strategies for the synthesis of zeolite-encapsulated subnanometric metal clusters

Novel and conventional strategies for the synthesis of zeolite-encapsulated subnanometric metal clusters are reviewed. Further perspectives for the rational design of zeolite-encapsulated subnanometric metal clusters are analyzed.

Graphical abstract: State-of-the-art strategies for the synthesis of zeolite-encapsulated subnanometric metal clusters
Open Access Review Article

Surface functionalization of metal–organic framework nanoparticle for overcoming biological barrier in cancer therapy

Surface modification of MOF particle for overcoming biological barriers.

Graphical abstract: Surface functionalization of metal–organic framework nanoparticle for overcoming biological barrier in cancer therapy
Review Article

Recent progress on the photocatalytic hydrogen evolution reaction over a metal sulfide cocatalyst-mediated carbon nitride system

Modification strategy and synthesis method of a metal sulfide-mediated carbon nitride photocatalytic H2 production system.

Graphical abstract: Recent progress on the photocatalytic hydrogen evolution reaction over a metal sulfide cocatalyst-mediated carbon nitride system
Open Access Review Article

Advances in technical strategies for monitoring the reduction of platinum(IV) complexes

The reduction of Pt(IV) complexes can be monitored by various analytical techniques. These techniques hold significant promise in elucidating the mechanisms of Pt(IV) prodrug activation, aiding in the rational design of novel Pt(IV) prodrugs.

Graphical abstract: Advances in technical strategies for monitoring the reduction of platinum(iv) complexes
Review Article

Recent progress in aluminum anodes for high-performance rechargeable aqueous Al-ion batteries

This review discusses the recent advances in the aluminum metal anodes, alloy anodes, and intercalated anodes used for rechargeable aqueous Al-ion batteries.

Graphical abstract: Recent progress in aluminum anodes for high-performance rechargeable aqueous Al-ion batteries
Open Access Review Article

Porphyrin-based MOFs for photocatalysis in water: advancements in solar fuels generation and pollutants degradation

This review highlights the recent advances in the photocatalytic applications of porphyrin-based MOFs in aqueous environments for solar fuel generation and water remediation.

Graphical abstract: Porphyrin-based MOFs for photocatalysis in water: advancements in solar fuels generation and pollutants degradation
Review Article

Critical insights into the recent advancements and future prospects of zinc ion battery electrolytes in aqueous systems

In recent years, aqueous zinc ion batteries (ZIBs) have emerged as promising candidates for energy storage systems due to their inherent safety, environmental friendliness, and cost-effectiveness.

Graphical abstract: Critical insights into the recent advancements and future prospects of zinc ion battery electrolytes in aqueous systems
Review Article

Pt(IV) anticancer prodrugs bearing an oxaliplatin scaffold: what do we know about their bioactivity?

Oxaliplatin(IV) prodrugs, classified by the role of their axial ligands, are presented with a focus on their in vitro stability and activity in in vivo models, illustrating their potential to address current Pt-based chemotherapy's main limitations.

Graphical abstract: Pt(iv) anticancer prodrugs bearing an oxaliplatin scaffold: what do we know about their bioactivity?
Review Article

Recent progress on modulating luminescence thermal quenching properties of Bi3+-activated phosphors

Four design strategies for modulating the luminescence thermal quenching properties of Bi3+-activated phosphors are proposed: (1) defect engineering; (2) structural modulation; (3) lattice structure rigidity; and (4) energy transfer.

Graphical abstract: Recent progress on modulating luminescence thermal quenching properties of Bi3+-activated phosphors
Review Article

Advancing biomedical applications of polyoxometalate-based metal–organic frameworks: from design to therapeutic potential

The review covers POMOF materials synthesis, modification, and unique properties, focusing on biomedical sensors and therapies. Finally, the review summarises the challenges and developments of POMOFs in biomedicine.

Graphical abstract: Advancing biomedical applications of polyoxometalate-based metal–organic frameworks: from design to therapeutic potential
Review Article

Covalent organic framework based photocatalysts for efficient visible-light driven hydrogen peroxide production

This review comprehensively summarized and discussed the up-to-date application of COF-based photocatalysts for efficient H2O2 photosynthesis, aiming to provide constructive guidance for the fast development of this field.

Graphical abstract: Covalent organic framework based photocatalysts for efficient visible-light driven hydrogen peroxide production
Review Article

Tailoring co-catalysts on Si photocathodes for efficient photoelectrochemical CO2 reduction: recent progress and prospects of deposition methods

This review examines recent advancements in co-catalyst design and loading strategies for photoelectrochemical CO2 reduction, emphasizing deposition methods such as physical vapor deposition, drop-casting, and photo/electrodeposition.

Graphical abstract: Tailoring co-catalysts on Si photocathodes for efficient photoelectrochemical CO2 reduction: recent progress and prospects of deposition methods
Review Article

Interface engineering of lithium metal anodes via atomic and molecular layer deposition

Atomic and molecular layer deposition (ALD and MLD) are two promising tools for practicing interface engineering of lithium metal anodes precisely.

Graphical abstract: Interface engineering of lithium metal anodes via atomic and molecular layer deposition
Chemistry Frontiers

Gold nanoparticles cross cell-subcellular barriers for biological regulation

Major biological barriers for nanomedicines to cross to reach target sites are the blood barrier, blood–tissue barrier, transmembrane barrier and cell-cellular barrier.

Graphical abstract: Gold nanoparticles cross cell-subcellular barriers for biological regulation
Open Access Chemistry Frontiers

Magneto-chiral dichroism of chiral lanthanide complexes

This Perspective reviews the Magneto-Chiral Dichroism (MChD) investigations performed on chiral lanthanide complexes, highlights the crucial criteria to enhance the MChD performances and presents the main perspectives of this emerging field.

Graphical abstract: Magneto-chiral dichroism of chiral lanthanide complexes
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Critical reviews, highlights and chemistry frontiers articles published in Inorganic Chemistry Frontiers during 2024 are collated as below for the benefit of readers.

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