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Neglected sulfur(VI) pharmacophores in drug discovery: exploration of novel chemical space by the interplay of drug design and method development

The key learnings of the utilization of sulfoximines, sulfondiimines and sulfonimidamides in drug discovery at Bayer AG are shared.

Graphical abstract: Neglected sulfur(vi) pharmacophores in drug discovery: exploration of novel chemical space by the interplay of drug design and method development
Open Access Review Article

Structural variation of self-assembled lanthanide supramolecular complexes induced by reaction conditions

The structural variation of self-assembled lanthanide supramolecular complexes which can be induced by different factors such as concentration, anion and solvent, cationic radii, stoichiometric ratio and light.

Graphical abstract: Structural variation of self-assembled lanthanide supramolecular complexes induced by reaction conditions
Open Access Review Article

Recent advances in understanding oxygen evolution reaction mechanisms over iridium oxide

Recent spectroscopic and computational studies concerning the oxygen evolution reaction over iridium oxides are reviewed to provide the state-of-the-art understanding of its reaction mechanism.

Graphical abstract: Recent advances in understanding oxygen evolution reaction mechanisms over iridium oxide
Open Access Review Article

Heterometallic coordination polymers as heterogeneous electrocatalysts

Heterometallic coordination polymers have been rapidly developed as heterogeneous electrocatalysts. This review highlights the synthesis strategies of these polymers and the relationships between structures and electrocatalytic performances.

Graphical abstract: Heterometallic coordination polymers as heterogeneous electrocatalysts
Open Access Review Article

Photodynamic therapy: photosensitizers and nanostructures

Photodynamic therapy (PDT) uses photosensitizers (PSs) to treat some skin and eye diseases, and certain types of cancer. In this review, we summarise the strategies to design PSs and how they can be incorporated into different nanostructures.

Graphical abstract: Photodynamic therapy: photosensitizers and nanostructures
Open Access Review Article

Stereoselective synthesis and applications of spirocyclic oxindoles

This review summaries recent synthetic developments towards spirocyclic oxindoles and applications as valuable medicinal and synthetic targets.

Graphical abstract: Stereoselective synthesis and applications of spirocyclic oxindoles
Open Access Review Article

Nanocarriers used as probes for super-resolution microscopy

Super-resolution microscopy (SRM) has revolutionized cell biology, enabling visualization of cellular structures with nanometric resolution, single-molecule sensitivity, and with multiple colors. Here we review how nanocontainers have been used to enhance these techniques.

Graphical abstract: Nanocarriers used as probes for super-resolution microscopy
Open Access Review Article

Recent advances in oligomers/polymers with unconventional chromophores

Unorthodox chromophores enjoy the advantages of better hydrophilicity, large structural diversity, low-cost and facile synthesis, high chain flexibility and good biocompatibility compared to conventional chromophores, leading to many applications.

Graphical abstract: Recent advances in oligomers/polymers with unconventional chromophores
Open Access Review Article

A diversity of recently reported methodology for asymmetric imine reduction

This review describes recent developments in enantioselective imine reduction, including related substrates in which a C[double bond, length as m-dash]N bond is the target for reduction, and in situ methods.

Graphical abstract: A diversity of recently reported methodology for asymmetric imine reduction
Open Access Review Article

Ring-opening Metathesis Polymerisation derived poly(dicyclopentadiene) based materials

This review article summarises the academic work in the fields of initiator development, polymer chemistry and physics, composites, self-healing composites, novel processing opportunities and macro-as well as microporous materials.

Graphical abstract: Ring-opening Metathesis Polymerisation derived poly(dicyclopentadiene) based materials
Open Access Review Article

Biosafety materials: an emerging new research direction of materials science from the COVID-19 outbreak

We first officially propose the brand-new concept of “biosafety materials”, which utilizes materials science to solve biosafety problems.

Graphical abstract: Biosafety materials: an emerging new research direction of materials science from the COVID-19 outbreak
Open Access Review Article

High-order structures from nucleic acids for biomedical applications

This article reviews important developments in DNA nanotechnology and RNA nanotechnology and highlights supramolecular nucleic acid structures with biomedical applications.

Graphical abstract: High-order structures from nucleic acids for biomedical applications
Open Access Review Article

Chemically modified electrodes with MOFs for the determination of inorganic and organic analytes via voltammetric techniques: a critical review

Current status on MOF-modified electrodes for voltammetric analyses of inorganic/organic species is critically discussed. We provide future research directions and specific criteria that MOFs should satisfy prior to their use as electrode modifiers.

Graphical abstract: Chemically modified electrodes with MOFs for the determination of inorganic and organic analytes via voltammetric techniques: a critical review
Open Access Review Article

Electro-activity and magnetic switching in lanthanide-based single-molecule magnets

The present work reviews switching of single-molecule magnetic behaviour achieved through various stimuli such as temperature, light irradiation, redox processes, solvation/desolvation, and magnetic field.

Graphical abstract: Electro-activity and magnetic switching in lanthanide-based single-molecule magnets
Open Access Review Article

Diazido platinum(IV) complexes for photoactivated anticancer chemotherapy

Diazido Pt(IV) complexes with a general formula [Pt(N3)2(L)(L′)(OR)(OR′)] are a new generation of anticancer prodrugs designed for use in photoactivated chemotherapy.

Graphical abstract: Diazido platinum(iv) complexes for photoactivated anticancer chemotherapy
Open Access Review Article

Progress in the synthesis of perylene bisimide dyes

Rapid progress in the synthesis of perylene bisimide dyes gave an old scaffold new life.

Graphical abstract: Progress in the synthesis of perylene bisimide dyes
Open Access Research Article

Effect of dz2 orbital electron-distribution of La-based inorganic perovskites on surface kinetics of a model reaction

Lanthanum-based perovskites, LaMO3 (M = Co, Fe, Mn, Ni, Cr, Cu, Zn) were synthesized using sol–gel method and characterised using both physical and chemical techniques.

Graphical abstract: Effect of dz2 orbital electron-distribution of La-based inorganic perovskites on surface kinetics of a model reaction
Open Access Research Article

Silica gel-induced aryne generation from o-triazenylarylboronic acids as stable solid precursors

We developed o-triazenylarylboronic acids as stable solid aryne precursors, which generate arynes under mild conditions using silica gel as the sole reagent and undergo reactions with a range of arynophiles both in solution and in the solid-state.

Graphical abstract: Silica gel-induced aryne generation from o-triazenylarylboronic acids as stable solid precursors
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Organo-redox-catalysis for the difunctionalization of alkenes and oxidative Ritter reactions by C–H functionalization

Roll over transition metals-triarylamines are redox-catalysts, enabling olefin difunctionalization and C–H functionalization reactions by activating benzoyl peroxide.

Graphical abstract: Organo-redox-catalysis for the difunctionalization of alkenes and oxidative Ritter reactions by C–H functionalization
Open Access Research Article

Ceria doping boosts methylene blue photodegradation in titania nanostructures

The photocatalytic activity of titania nanotubes and nanoparticles toward methylene blue (MB) can be enhanced through addition of a small amount of Ce. MB acts as a hole scavenger, fastening the photocatalytic process.

Graphical abstract: Ceria doping boosts methylene blue photodegradation in titania nanostructures
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Diversifying the luminescence of phenanthro-diimine ligands in zinc complexes

Strongly blue fluorescent 1-phenyl-2-(pyridin-2-yl)-1H-phenanthro[9,10-d]imidazole (L1) is a facile block for the construction of multichromophore organic molecules, and simultaneously serves as a chelating diimine ligand.

Graphical abstract: Diversifying the luminescence of phenanthro-diimine ligands in zinc complexes
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Development of a cobalt(III)-based ponatinib prodrug system

This study presents the first hypoxia-activatable cobalt(III) prodrugs of the clinically approved tyrosine kinase inhibitor ponatinib. The chemical properties of the complexes have been correlated with the in vivo antitumor activity.

Graphical abstract: Development of a cobalt(iii)-based ponatinib prodrug system
Open Access Research Article

Hole-mediated photoredox catalysis: tris(p-substituted)biarylaminium radical cations as tunable, precomplexing and potent photooxidants

Triarylamines are demonstrated as novel, tunable electroactivated photocatalysts that use dispersion precomplexation to harness the full potential of the visible photon (>4.0 V vs. SCE) in anti-Kasha photo(electro)chemical super-oxidations of arenes.

Graphical abstract: Hole-mediated photoredox catalysis: tris(p-substituted)biarylaminium radical cations as tunable, precomplexing and potent photooxidants
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Nanoscale chemical speciation of β-amyloid/iron aggregates using soft X-ray spectromicroscopy

Nanoscale resolution X-ray spectromicroscopy shows the co-incubation of β-amyloid (Aβ) and iron(III) to result in aggregate structures displaying nanoscale heterogeneity in Aβ and iron chemistry, including the formation of potentially cytotoxic Fe0.

Graphical abstract: Nanoscale chemical speciation of β-amyloid/iron aggregates using soft X-ray spectromicroscopy
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Covalent functionalization of two-dimensional black phosphorus nanosheets with porphyrins and their photophysical characterization

Photoactive porphyrins are covalently attached onto black phosphorus nanosheets (BPNSs) through a direct phosphorus–carbon linkage using diazonium chemistry. This hybrid material is further studied using different characterization techniques.

Graphical abstract: Covalent functionalization of two-dimensional black phosphorus nanosheets with porphyrins and their photophysical characterization
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Insight into the structure–property relationship of UO2 nanoparticles

We show that the structural and electronic properties of UO2 NPs (2–3 nm) are similar to those of bulk UO2 under inert conditions, with U(IV) as the dominating oxidation state, though NPs oxidize with time and under the X-ray beam.

Graphical abstract: Insight into the structure–property relationship of UO2 nanoparticles
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Mayenite-based electride C12A7e: an innovative synthetic method via plasma arc melting

The plasma arc melting of mixtures of oxygen-mayenite and solid-reductants (aluminum and graphite) enables the scalable synthesis of mayenite-based electrides with treatment times below one minute.

Graphical abstract: Mayenite-based electride C12A7e−: an innovative synthetic method via plasma arc melting
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Metal–organic frameworks vs. buffers: case study of UiO-66 stability

The combination of zirconium-based MOF UiO-66 with buffered environment leads to UiO-66 decomposition.

Graphical abstract: Metal–organic frameworks vs. buffers: case study of UiO-66 stability
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Aluminium(III) and zinc(II) complexes of azobenzene-containing ligands for ring-opening polymerisation of ε-caprolactone and rac-lactide

The ability to control the outcome of polymerisations using an external stimulus remains a formidable challenge.

Graphical abstract: Aluminium(iii) and zinc(ii) complexes of azobenzene-containing ligands for ring-opening polymerisation of ε-caprolactone and rac-lactide
Open Access Research Article

Redox activity of a dissymmetric ligand bridging divalent ytter-bium and reactive nickel fragments

The reaction of a nickel complex bearing a redox-active dissymmetric ligand (Kbimpm) with a divalent lanthanide complex, Cp*2Yb(OEt2) affords an unprecedented, trimeric complex with C(sp3)–C(sp3) bond formation between two ligands in an exo position.

Graphical abstract: Redox activity of a dissymmetric ligand bridging divalent ytter-bium and reactive nickel fragments
Open Access Research Article

Smart active antibiotic nanocarriers with protease surface functionality can overcome biofilms of resistant bacteria

We developed a novel active nanocarrier of common antibiotics, which can efficiently degrade biofilms of resistant bacteria and bypass their defences.

Graphical abstract: Smart active antibiotic nanocarriers with protease surface functionality can overcome biofilms of resistant bacteria
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Dual-template approach to hierarchically porous polymer membranes

A dual-template approach is used to embed multilevel porosity into poly(ethersulfone) membranes prepared by non-solvent induced phase separation, leading to a 95% increase in permeability.

Graphical abstract: Dual-template approach to hierarchically porous polymer membranes
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Rotation of fullerene molecules in the crystal lattice of fullerene/porphyrin: C60 and Sc3N@C80

The temperature driven rotation of the encapsulated Sc3N cluster in a C80 fullerene cage was unraveled by variable temperature X-ray diffraction, which is significantly different from its analogues (Ho2LuN/Lu3N).

Graphical abstract: Rotation of fullerene molecules in the crystal lattice of fullerene/porphyrin: C60 and Sc3N@C80
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Cyclobutene based macrocycles

Nanoscopic macrocycles could have unusual magnetic, optical, and electronic properties when compared to their linear counterparts.

Graphical abstract: Cyclobutene based macrocycles
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Purity of organic semiconductors as a key factor for the performance of organic electronic devices

Effects of purification were studied in organic field effect transistors. The results presented here indicate that the purity of organic semiconductors is a key parameter to achieve high performance for the field of organic field effect transistors.

Graphical abstract: Purity of organic semiconductors as a key factor for the performance of organic electronic devices
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Exploiting trifluoromethyl substituents for tuning orbital character of singlet and triplet states to increase the rate of thermally activated delayed fluorescence

This work shows that trifluoromethyl (CF3) substituents can be used to increase the rate of thermally activated delayed fluorescence (TADF) in conjugated organic molecules by tuning the excitonic character of the singlet and triplet excited states.

Graphical abstract: Exploiting trifluoromethyl substituents for tuning orbital character of singlet and triplet states to increase the rate of thermally activated delayed fluorescence
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Protonic acid doping of low band-gap conjugated polyions

Conjugated polyions (CPIs) offer synthetic tunability and selective processing into insulating, semiconducting and metallic states simply by controlling acidity.

Graphical abstract: Protonic acid doping of low band-gap conjugated polyions
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Supramolecular control of unidirectional rotary motion in a sterically overcrowded photoswitchable receptor

The induction of unidirectional rotary motion in an achiral, sterically overcrowded, photoswitchable receptor by binding of a chiral guest molecule is unequivocally established.

Graphical abstract: Supramolecular control of unidirectional rotary motion in a sterically overcrowded photoswitchable receptor
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Surface defect engineering of mesoporous Cu/ZnS nanocrystal-linked networks for improved visible-light photocatalytic hydrogen production

Cu-doped ZnS nanocrystal-linked mesoporous frameworks possessing suitable electronic energy levels, strong visible-light absorption and large porosity with a low defective surface show efficient photocatalytic H2 evolution activity from water splitting.

Graphical abstract: Surface defect engineering of mesoporous Cu/ZnS nanocrystal-linked networks for improved visible-light photocatalytic hydrogen production
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Tuning magnetic anisotropy by the π-bonding features of the axial ligands and the electronic effects of gold(I) atoms in 2D {Co(L)2[Au(CN)2]2}n metal–organic frameworks with field-induced single-ion magnet behaviour

AuI atoms play an important role in determining the anisotropy of CoII nodes in 2D AuI–CoII field-induced SIMs.

Graphical abstract: Tuning magnetic anisotropy by the π-bonding features of the axial ligands and the electronic effects of gold(i) atoms in 2D {Co(L)2[Au(CN)2]2}n metal–organic frameworks with field-induced single-ion magnet behaviour
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C–O/C–S difunctionalized benzene derivatives via multicomponent coupling of tetraynes

C–O/C–S difunctionalization of fused highly substituted benzene derivatives was conducted via the multicomponent coupling reaction of tetraynes, sulfoxides, and cyclopropenones.

Graphical abstract: C–O/C–S difunctionalized benzene derivatives via multicomponent coupling of tetraynes
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Physicochemical surface-structure studies of highly active zirconocene polymerisation catalysts on solid polymethylaluminoxane activating supports

Static 91Zr ssNMR, SEM-EDX, and DRIFT spectroscopy indicate that a common zirconium species, [CpR2ZrMe]+, is present in all sMAO supported catalyst systems.

Graphical abstract: Physicochemical surface-structure studies of highly active zirconocene polymerisation catalysts on solid polymethylaluminoxane activating supports
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Mitochondria-anchoring and AIE-active photosensitizer for self-monitored cholangiocarcinoma therapy

An AIE-active photosensitizer, TTVPHE, can fast penetrate into cancer cells and efficiently trigger mitochondria-dependent apoptotic pathway with self-monitoring ability.

Graphical abstract: Mitochondria-anchoring and AIE-active photosensitizer for self-monitored cholangiocarcinoma therapy
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Core and double bond functionalisation of cyclopentadithiophene-phosphaalkenes

Opto-electronic tuning by functionalisation of phosphorus heterofulvenoid cores. Oxidation, metal coordination at phosphorus, and substitution with donor and acceptor units at the carbon framework.

Graphical abstract: Core and double bond functionalisation of cyclopentadithiophene-phosphaalkenes
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Improvement in the thermoelectric properties of porous networked Al-doped ZnO nanostructured materials synthesized via an alternative interfacial reaction and low-pressure SPS processing

This work presents a novel, simpler and faster bottom-up approach to produce relatively high performance thermoelectric Al-doped ZnO ceramics from nanopowders produced by interfacial reaction followed by consolidation with Spark Plasma Sintering.

Graphical abstract: Improvement in the thermoelectric properties of porous networked Al-doped ZnO nanostructured materials synthesized via an alternative interfacial reaction and low-pressure SPS processing
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Magnetic exchange interactions in symmetric lanthanide dimetallics

Multi-frequency EPR spectra and CASSCF-SO calculations on two symmetric homo-dimetallic lanthanide complexes are used to determine the magnetic exchange coupling in the low-lying states.

Graphical abstract: Magnetic exchange interactions in symmetric lanthanide dimetallics
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Identification, cloning, expression and functional interrogation of the biosynthetic pathway of the polychlorinated triphenyls ambigol A–C from Fischerella ambigua 108b

The biosynthetic pathway to the ambigols A–C from Fischerella ambigua 108b has been identified, cloned, heterologously expressed and functionally studied, including in-depth analysis of the biaryl coupling biochemistry in vivo and in vitro.

Graphical abstract: Identification, cloning, expression and functional interrogation of the biosynthetic pathway of the polychlorinated triphenyls ambigol A–C from Fischerella ambigua 108b
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Investigations into the superionic glass phase of Li4PS4I for improving the stability of high-loading all-solid-state batteries

A glassy 1.5Li2S–0.5P2S5–LiI solid electrolyte enables stable cycling of high-loading all-solid-state battery cells with an NCM622 cathode and a LTO anode.

Graphical abstract: Investigations into the superionic glass phase of Li4PS4I for improving the stability of high-loading all-solid-state batteries
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Axial functionalisation of photoactive diazido platinum(IV) anticancer complexes

Mono-functionalised diazido Pt(IV) anticancer complexes release Pt(II) species and radicals upon irradiation. Their di-functionalised analogues with an additional dichloroacetate ligand show improved photocytotoxicity and photo-generated ROS.

Graphical abstract: Axial functionalisation of photoactive diazido platinum(iv) anticancer complexes
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An enzymatic acetal/hemiacetal conversion for the physiological temperature activation of the alkoxyamine C–ON bond homolysis

Enzymatic trigger. Upon enzymatic hydrolysis by Subtilisin A, highly stable alkoxyamines are transformed into highly labile alkoxyamines able to homolyze spontaneously in less than 500 seconds, at 37 °C.

Graphical abstract: An enzymatic acetal/hemiacetal conversion for the physiological temperature activation of the alkoxyamine C–ON bond homolysis
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Magnetic hysteresis and strong ferromagnetic coupling of sulfur-bridged Dy ions in clusterfullerene Dy2S@C82

Sub-Kelvin magnetic hysteresis allows precise determination of the energy difference between the ferromagnetic and antiferromagnetic states of dinuclear molecular magnets such as Dy2S@C82.

Graphical abstract: Magnetic hysteresis and strong ferromagnetic coupling of sulfur-bridged Dy ions in clusterfullerene Dy2S@C82
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Towards the synthesis of calotropin and related cardenolides from 3-epiandrosterone: A-ring related modifications

Calotropin and related cardiac glycosides isolated from plants such as calotropis gigantea represent an interesting target for biological investigations and are based on a cardiac steroid that is doubly connected to a sugar moiety.

Graphical abstract: Towards the synthesis of calotropin and related cardenolides from 3-epiandrosterone: A-ring related modifications
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π–π stacked DNA G-wire nanostructures formed by a short G-rich oligonucleotide containing a 3′–3′ inversion of polarity site

Rod-shaped G-wire assemblies potentially useful to obtain new hybrid and conducting materials were obtained by annealing short G-rich oligonucleotides incorporating a 3′–3′ inversion of polarity site in the presence of potassium or ammonium ions.

Graphical abstract: π–π stacked DNA G-wire nanostructures formed by a short G-rich oligonucleotide containing a 3′–3′ inversion of polarity site
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3D printed composites from heat extruded polycaprolactone/sodium alginate filaments and their heavy metal adsorption properties

Polycaprolactone/sodium alginate composite filaments and their resulted 3D printed structures were able to adsorb heavy metals from aquatic copper sulphate solutions.

Graphical abstract: 3D printed composites from heat extruded polycaprolactone/sodium alginate filaments and their heavy metal adsorption properties
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Conjugated molecules for colourimetric and fluorimetric sensing of sodium and potassium

New alkali metal ion sensors showing ratiometric colourimetric and fluorimetric responses with high selectivity and low limits of detection.

Graphical abstract: Conjugated molecules for colourimetric and fluorimetric sensing of sodium and potassium
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New conjugated polymer nanoparticles with high photoluminescence quantum yields for far-red and near infrared fluorescence bioimaging

The development of new aqueous conjugated polymer nanoparticles with high photoluminescence quantum yields (PLQYs) at the far red and near infrared (NIR) spectral regions (>650 nm) as alternative polymer probes for fluorescence imaging is reported.

Graphical abstract: New conjugated polymer nanoparticles with high photoluminescence quantum yields for far-red and near infrared fluorescence bioimaging
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The design of an extended multiple resonance TADF emitter based on a polycyclic amine/carbonyl system

A green multiple resonance thermally activated delayed fluorescence (MR-TADF) emitter, DDiKTa, is developed by a simple dimerization strategy of the known MR-TADF emitter DiKTa.

Graphical abstract: The design of an extended multiple resonance TADF emitter based on a polycyclic amine/carbonyl system
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Facile assembly of a graphitic carbon nitride film at an air/water interface for photoelectrochemical NADH regeneration

A graphitic carbon nitride film electrode could be assembled at an air/water interface from nanosheets which exhibits improved photoelectrochemical coenzyme regeneration by further coupling with graphene during the interfacial self-assembly.

Graphical abstract: Facile assembly of a graphitic carbon nitride film at an air/water interface for photoelectrochemical NADH regeneration
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Anthracene–styrene-substituted m-carborane derivatives: insights into the electronic and structural effects of substituents on photoluminescence

Efficient light emitters based on anthracene derivatives were developed. We prove that m-carborane is a perfect scaffold for coupling to anthracene giving rise to superb emitters in solution, while keeping the emission properties in aggregate state.

Graphical abstract: Anthracene–styrene-substituted m-carborane derivatives: insights into the electronic and structural effects of substituents on photoluminescence
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Exploiting cation aggregation in new magnesium amidohaloaluminate electrolytes for magnesium batteries

The active species in magnesium electrolytes is regularly assigned as being the thermodynamically stable dinuclear [Mg2Cl3]+ cation. By deliberately targeting other implicated aggregates, their effect on Mg-ion battery performance is easily ascertained.

Graphical abstract: Exploiting cation aggregation in new magnesium amidohaloaluminate electrolytes for magnesium batteries
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Inert macrocyclic Eu3+ complex with affirmative paraCEST features

Highly kinetically inert paramagnetic platform shows outstanding CEST properties suitable for advantageous MRI applications.

Graphical abstract: Inert macrocyclic Eu3+ complex with affirmative paraCEST features
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Ligand-centered reactivity of a pseudo-dearomatized phosphorus-nitrogen PN3P* rhodium complex towards molecular oxygen at room temperature

The pseudo-dearomatized ligand of PN3P*Rh-CO reacts with O2 to form an α, β-unsaturated carbonyl moiety at room temperature, showcasing an unprecedented ligand-centered reactivity with the oxidation state of Rh(I) remaining untouched.

Graphical abstract: Ligand-centered reactivity of a pseudo-dearomatized phosphorus-nitrogen PN3P* rhodium complex towards molecular oxygen at room temperature
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Intervaginal space injection of a liquid metal can prevent breast cancer invasion and better-sustain concomitant resistance

CW invasion by the primary tumor was inhibited by ISI of an LM. DCs were activated by the LM to sustain CR.

Graphical abstract: Intervaginal space injection of a liquid metal can prevent breast cancer invasion and better-sustain concomitant resistance
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Nitro-graphene oxide in iridium oxide hybrids: electrochemical modulation of N-graphene redox states and charge capacities

Electrochemical modulation of N-graphene oxide in IrOx hybrids results in an oxidizing range of graphenes and large charge capacities.

Graphical abstract: Nitro-graphene oxide in iridium oxide hybrids: electrochemical modulation of N-graphene redox states and charge capacities
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Expanding the tunability and applicability of exchange-coupled/decoupled magnetic nanocomposites

CoFe2O4/Co–Fe magnetic composites and the importance of avoiding impurity phases that hinder an effective exchange-coupling between the magnetic phases.

Graphical abstract: Expanding the tunability and applicability of exchange-coupled/decoupled magnetic nanocomposites
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Stable surface functionalization of carbonized mesoporous silicon

A new method to produce functional surfaces on porous silicon allow long term use of the material in aqueous environments.

Graphical abstract: Stable surface functionalization of carbonized mesoporous silicon
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One-pot generation of benzynes from 2-aminophenylboronates via a Rh(II)-catalyzed N–H amination/oxidation/elimination cascade process

Rh(II)-Nitrene-mediated N–H amination of 2-aminophenylboronates triggered a cascade of oxidation/elimination processes resulting in the generation of benzynes.

Graphical abstract: One-pot generation of benzynes from 2-aminophenylboronates via a Rh(ii)-catalyzed N–H amination/oxidation/elimination cascade process
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Solvatochromic dual luminescence of Eu–Au dyads decorated with chromophore phosphines

Chromophore-containing phosphines produce highly solvatochromic gold(I) fluorophores. Their combination with red-emitting Eu centers offers a facile approach to dual emissive complexes with widely tunable luminescence characteristics.

Graphical abstract: Solvatochromic dual luminescence of Eu–Au dyads decorated with chromophore phosphines
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Synthesis of silacyclopent-2-en-4-ols via intramolecular [2 + 2] photocycloaddition of benzoyl(allyl)silanes

Organosilicon compounds are versatile units with a wide range of uses from medicinal chemistry to the field of organic electronics.

Graphical abstract: Synthesis of silacyclopent-2-en-4-ols via intramolecular [2 + 2] photocycloaddition of benzoyl(allyl)silanes
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Electrochemical properties of chromium oxyfluoride CrO2−xFx with 0 ≤ x ≤ 0.3

To overcome the limitations of graphite as a negative electrode material for lithium-ion batteries (LIBs), transition metal oxyfluorides are under active development.

Graphical abstract: Electrochemical properties of chromium oxyfluoride CrO2−xFx with 0 ≤ x ≤ 0.3
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