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Small-molecule Fluorescent Probes: Big Future for Specific Bacterial Labeling and Infection Detection
Pillararene-Based Molecular-Scale Porous Materials
From Raman to SESORRS: moving deeper into cancer detection and treatment monitoring
This article discusses the use of various Raman spectroscopy techniques and how they have been applied to different methods of detection for the diagnosis of cancer and in monitoring cancer treatment, with an outlook on how they can progress into a clinical environment.
Nucleic acid amplification-integrated single-molecule fluorescence imaging for in vitro and in vivo biosensing
We review the advances in the integration of single-molecule fluorescence imaging with nucleic acid amplification for in vitro and in vivo biosensing.
Fluorescent probes for imaging bioactive species in subcellular organelles
Luminescent molecular probes and nanoscale materials have become important tools in biosensing and bioimaging applications because of their high sensitivity, fast response, specificity, and methodological simplicity.
Cationic π-extended heteroaromatics via catalytic C–H activation annulative alkyne‐insertion sequence
Luminescent lanthanide–macrocycle supramolecular assembly
Macrocyclic compounds, including crown ether, cyclodextrin, cucurbituril and pillararene, bound to various specific guest molecules through various non-covalent interactions, can make the system multifunctional and endow system with intelligence.
N-Heterocyclic carbene complexes enabling the α-arylation of carbonyl compounds
The considerable importance of α-arylated carbonyl compounds, which are widely used in the pharmaceutical industry, has prompted efficient synthetic strategies for their preparation.
C–CN bond formation: an overview of diverse strategies
Aim for cyanation: a comprehensive overview on various approaches on C–CN bond formation in arenes/heteroarenes by activated halides/pseudohalide, directed, non-directed, electro-catalyzed, photoredox-catalyzed, and radical approaches.
Electrochemical non-enzymatic glucose sensors: recent progress and perspectives
This review summarizes recent advances in the development of electrocatalysts for non-enzymatic glucose detection. The sensing mechanism and influencing factors are discussed, and the perspectives and challenges are also addressed.
Exploiting complexity to implement function in chemical systems
This feature article reflects a personal overview of the importance of complexity as an additional parameter to be considered in chemical research, being illustrated with selected examples in molecular recognition and catalysis.
Intercalation and flexibility chemistries of soft layered materials
Intercalation and flexibility as two new chemical perspectives are introduced in soft layered materials for designing the structures and dynamic functions.
Metal phosphonates incorporating metalloligands: assembly, structures and properties
This feature article summarizes the current status of metal–metalloligand phosphonates including the synthetic strategies, crystal structures and properties. Future challenges in this field are discussed.
One-dimensional electronic systems: metal-chain complexes and organic conductors
This feature article highlights and compares the structural and physical properties of typical examples of one-dimensional metal-chain complexes and organic conductors.
High-resolution probing of early events in amyloid-β aggregation related to Alzheimer's disease
High-resolution structure elucidation of Alzheimer's amyloid-β oligomer is crucial to delineate its pathological phenotype. NMR provides atomic-resolution details of amyloid-β oligomer that could aid in the development of structure-based therapeutics.
Gold and hypervalent iodine(III): liaisons over a decade for electrophilic functional group transfer reactions
Building on mechanistic perspective, the review intends to demonstrate how the uniqueness of Au-catalysts has realized a myriad of electrophilic functional group transfer reactions with the use of hypervalent iodine(III) reagents over the last decade.
Chiral optical scattering from helical and twisted silica nanoribbons
Helical and twisted silica nanoribbons, deposited in an in-plane direction and with a random orientation, on a quartz substrate showed chiral optical scattering, and helical nanoribbons had a g-factor of the order of 10−2 below 250 nm.
Atom-efficient transition-metal-free arylation of N,O-acetals using diarylzinc reagents through Zn/Zn cooperativity
Operating via a special type of Zn/Zn′ cooperation, a new transition-metal free and atom efficient method of arylating N,O-acetals has been developed combining nucleophilic ZnPh2 with Lewis acidic Zn(C6F5)2.
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In this new and on-going feature, we are celebrating authors who have regularly published in the journal over their career, highlighting their loyalty and dedication to the journal. We extend our thanks to all those included for their support over the years.