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Open Access Editorial

A decade of “Chemical Frontiers Goa”

We are delighted to present this collection of open access articles in RSC Advances to celebrate the Decennial Year of the “Chemical Frontiers Goa” meetings.

Graphical abstract: A decade of “Chemical Frontiers Goa”
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Open Access Review Article

Mixed valency in ligand-bridged diruthenium frameworks: divergences and perspectives

Emerging fundamental issues involving intramolecular electron transfer at the mixed valent diruthenium frameworks and its application prospects have been highlighted.

Graphical abstract: Mixed valency in ligand-bridged diruthenium frameworks: divergences and perspectives
From the themed collection: Chemical Frontiers Goa
Open Access Review Article

C–H activation-annulation on the N-heterocyclic carbene platform

This review highlights the initial development of a new C–H activation–annulation chemistry accessible on the metal–N-heterocyclic carbene platform.

Graphical abstract: C–H activation-annulation on the N-heterocyclic carbene platform
From the themed collection: Chemical Frontiers Goa
Open Access Review Article

Small molecule generators of biologically reactive sulfur species

Reactive sulfur species (RSS) are integral to cellular survival and growth. Here, small molecule generators of RSS are reviewed.

Graphical abstract: Small molecule generators of biologically reactive sulfur species
From the themed collection: Chemical Frontiers Goa
Open Access Review Article

MOF derived carbon based nanocomposite materials as efficient electrocatalysts for oxygen reduction and oxygen and hydrogen evolution reactions

Hetero-atom doped porous carbon materials derived from MOFs are efficient noble metal-free electrocatalysts.

Graphical abstract: MOF derived carbon based nanocomposite materials as efficient electrocatalysts for oxygen reduction and oxygen and hydrogen evolution reactions
From the themed collection: Chemical Frontiers Goa
Open Access Review Article

Challenges in application of Raman spectroscopy to biology and materials

This paper reviews various facets of Raman spectroscopy. This encompasses biomolecule fingerprinting and conformational analysis, discrimination of healthy vs. diseased states, depth-specific information of materials and 3D Raman imaging.

Graphical abstract: Challenges in application of Raman spectroscopy to biology and materials
From the themed collection: Chemical Frontiers Goa
Open Access Review Article

Fluorescence-based tools to probe G-quadruplexes in cell-free and cellular environments

Environment-sensitive nucleoside analogs and structure-specific antibodies and small molecule probes have provided efficient fluorescence-based tools to study G-quadruplexes.

Graphical abstract: Fluorescence-based tools to probe G-quadruplexes in cell-free and cellular environments
From the themed collection: Chemical Frontiers Goa
Open Access Review Article

Design of diverse nanostructures by hydrothermal and microemulsion routes for electrochemical water splitting

HER and OER activity of the water-splitting electrocatalysts produced by hydrothermal or microemulsion methods is reviewed.

Graphical abstract: Design of diverse nanostructures by hydrothermal and microemulsion routes for electrochemical water splitting
From the themed collection: Chemical Frontiers Goa
Open Access Review Article

Surface modification and pattern formation by nucleobases and their coordination complexes

This review highlights recent advancements in surface patterning of nucleobases, their analogs including nucleobase-CNT hybrids and metal complexes, using various microscopy techniques for nanotechnological applications.

Graphical abstract: Surface modification and pattern formation by nucleobases and their coordination complexes
From the themed collection: Chemical Frontiers Goa
Open Access Review Article

Current progress, challenges and future prospects of diagnostic and therapeutic interventions in Alzheimer's disease

The diverse pathological mechanisms and their implications for the development of effective diagnostic and therapeutic interventions in Alzheimer's disease are presented with current progress, challenges and future prospects.

Graphical abstract: Current progress, challenges and future prospects of diagnostic and therapeutic interventions in Alzheimer's disease
From the themed collection: Chemical Frontiers Goa
Open Access Review Article

Nucleobase deaminases: a potential enzyme system for new therapies

This review presents an overview of the structure, function and mechanism of CDA deaminases and their potential as enzyme systems for development of new antimicrobial therapies.

Graphical abstract: Nucleobase deaminases: a potential enzyme system for new therapies
From the themed collection: Chemical Frontiers Goa
Open Access Review Article

Graphynes: indispensable nanoporous architectures in carbon flatland

The uniformly distributed nanoporous architectures in graphynes have significantly expanded the applicability of the materials of carbon flatland in areas such as water desalination, gas separation, energy storage, catalysis and optoelectronics.

Graphical abstract: Graphynes: indispensable nanoporous architectures in carbon flatland
From the themed collection: Chemical Frontiers Goa
Open Access Review Article

Molecular modelling of supramolecular one dimensional polymers

Hierarchical computational modelling approaches for the study of supramolecular polymers is reviewed.

Graphical abstract: Molecular modelling of supramolecular one dimensional polymers
From the themed collection: Editors' collection: Supramolecular Polymers
Open Access Review Article

Frontier challenges in doping quantum dots: synthesis and characterization

We discuss state-of-the-art doping strategies for colloidal quantum dots, their principle, advantages and challenges in implementing the strategies.

Graphical abstract: Frontier challenges in doping quantum dots: synthesis and characterization
From the themed collection: Chemical Frontiers Goa
Open Access Review Article

A new and informative [a,b,c,d] nomenclature for one-pot multistep transformations: a simple tool to measure synthetic efficiency

We propose a generalized and informative [a,b,c,d] nomenclature for various types of one-pot multistep reactions, which emphasizes the fundamental parameters that define the synthetic efficiency of such transformations.

Graphical abstract: A new and informative [a,b,c,d] nomenclature for one-pot multistep transformations: a simple tool to measure synthetic efficiency
From the themed collection: Chemical Frontiers Goa
Open Access Review Article

Heterocorroles: corrole analogues containing heteroatom(s) in the core or at a meso-position

This review article presents an overview of the progress in heterocorrole chemistry including their syntheses, key structural aspects and properties.

Graphical abstract: Heterocorroles: corrole analogues containing heteroatom(s) in the core or at a meso-position
From the themed collection: Chemical Frontiers Goa
Open Access Review Article

Combining transition metals and transient directing groups for C–H functionalizations

This review is about the momentous evolution of transient directing group assisted C–H functionalizations promoted by three major second row transition metals.

Graphical abstract: Combining transition metals and transient directing groups for C–H functionalizations
Open Access Review Article

Bioinspired temporal supramolecular polymerization

Nature's fuel-driven approach as a generic concept for structural and temporal regulation over biomimetic synthetic supramolecular polymerization.

Graphical abstract: Bioinspired temporal supramolecular polymerization
From the themed collection: Editors' collection: Supramolecular Polymers
Open Access Review Article

Recent metal-catalysed approaches for the synthesis of cyclopenta[b]indoles

This review provides a summary of recent metal-catalysed approaches for the synthesis of cyclopenta[b]indoles.

Graphical abstract: Recent metal-catalysed approaches for the synthesis of cyclopenta[b]indoles
Open Access Review Article

1,3,5-Triphenylbenzene: a versatile photoluminescent chemo-sensor platform and supramolecular building block

Rich and diverse chemistry of 1,3,5-triphenylbenzene is discussed with emphasis on fluorescence based chemo-sensors, apart from a discussion on its use in building a number of supramolecular assemblies and fluorescent covalent-organic-frameworks.

Graphical abstract: 1,3,5-Triphenylbenzene: a versatile photoluminescent chemo-sensor platform and supramolecular building block
From the themed collection: Chemical Frontiers Goa
Open Access Review Article

Synthesis, characterization, surface properties and energy device characterstics of 2D borocarbonitrides, (BN)xC1−x, covalently cross-linked with sheets of other 2D materials

Covalent cross-linking of 2D structures such as graphene, MoS2 and C3N4 using coupling reactions affords the generation of novel materials with new or improved properties.

Graphical abstract: Synthesis, characterization, surface properties and energy device characterstics of 2D borocarbonitrides, (BN)xC1−x, covalently cross-linked with sheets of other 2D materials
From the themed collection: Chemical Frontiers Goa
Open Access Paper

Theoretical modeling of charge transport in triphenylamine–benzimidazole based organic solids for their application as host-materials in phosphorescent OLEDs

Dynamic disorder and electric field affect the charge (hole and electron) transport in host-materials for OLEDs.

Graphical abstract: Theoretical modeling of charge transport in triphenylamine–benzimidazole based organic solids for their application as host-materials in phosphorescent OLEDs
From the themed collection: Chemical Frontiers Goa
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About this collection

We are pleased to present a special collection of papers in RSC Advances to celebrate the Decennial Year of the “Chemical Frontiers Goa” meetings in the chemical sciences. The themed issue shows the variety of chemical research that is currently conducted in India and contains articles based on the lectures to be delivered by the invited speakers at the meeting. The collections highlights the results of bringing together early career chemistry researchers and established chemists in a scenic location in India to discuss quality science. It is hoped that Chemical Frontiers Goa will continue in the coming decades with enhanced visibility.

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