ChemComm and the chemistry-biology interface

The chemical sciences make a huge contribution to solving challenges in the biological sciences. 

So quite rightly, articles at the chemistry–biology interface make up an important part of ChemComm.   

Here’s a selection of some recent articles, all free to access until 19th October

Nucleic acid aptamers: an emerging frontier in cancer therapy
Guizhi Zhu, Mao Ye, Michael J. Donovan, Erqun Song, Zilong Zhao and Weihong Tan
Chem. Commun., 2012, DOI: 10.1039/C2CC35042D 

Picomolar level profiling of the methylation status of p53 tumor suppressor gene by label-free electrochemical biosensor
Po Wang, Hai Wu, Zong Dai and Xiaoyong Zou
Chem. Commun., 2012, DOI: 10.1039/C2CC35615E 

Oriented Immobilization of Oxyamine-Modified Proteins
Long Yi, Yong-Xiang Chen, Po-Chiao Lin, Hendrik Schroeder, Christof M. Niemeyer, Yaowen Wu, Roger S. Goody, Gemma Triola and Herbert Waldmann
Chem. Commun., 2012, DOI: 10.1039/C2CC35237K 

Colorimetric detection of single-nucleotide polymorphisms with a real-time PCR-like sensitivity
Wei Shen, Huimin Deng, Alan Kay Liang Teo and Zhiqiang Gao
Chem. Commun., 2012, DOI: 10.1039/C2CC35070J

A bioresponsive controlled-release biosensor using Au nanocages capped with an aptamer-based molecular gate and its application in living cells
Wei Wang, Tao Yan, Shibin Cui and Jun Wan
Chem. Commun., 2012, DOI: 10.1039/C2CC33165A

Cascade imaging of proteolytic pathway in cancer cell using fluorescent protein-conjugated gold nanoquenchers
Kyoungsook Park, Jinyoung Jeong and Bong Hyun Chung
Chem. Commun., 2012, DOI: 10.1039/C2CC35687B

Eager for more? 

Check out the Nucleic acids: new life, new materials web theme, jointly organised with OBC and RSC Advances.

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