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Top 10 most accessed ChemComm articles from April – June 2016

From April – June 2016, our most downloaded ChemComm articles were:

Chemical generation and modification of peptides containing multiple dehydroalanines
Philip M. Morrison, Patrick J. Foley, Stuart L. Warriner and Michael E. Webb
Chem. Commun., 2015, 51, 13470-13473
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC05469A, Communication

The surface chemistry of metal–organic frameworks
Christina V. McGuire and Ross S. Forgan
Chem. Commun., 2015, 51, 5199-5217
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC04458D, Feature Article

Reduction of graphene oxide viaL-ascorbic acid
Jiali Zhang, Haijun Yang, Guangxia Shen, Ping Cheng, Jingyan Zhang and Shouwu Guo
Chem. Commun., 2010, 46, 1112-1114
DOI: 10.1039/B917705A, Communication

Rapid synthesis of zeolitic imidazolate framework-8 (ZIF-8) nanocrystals in an aqueous system
Yichang Pan, Yunyang Liu, Gaofeng Zeng, Lan Zhao and Zhiping Lai
Chem. Commun., 2011, 47, 2071-2073
DOI: 10.1039/C0CC05002D, Communication

Graphene quantum dots: emergent nanolights for bioimaging, sensors, catalysis and photovoltaic devices
Jianhua Shen, Yihua Zhu, Xiaoling Yang and Chunzhong Li
Chem. Commun., 2012, 48, 3686-3699
DOI: 10.1039/C2CC00110A, Feature Article

Nanostructured electrochromic smart windows: traditional materials and NIR-selective plasmonic nanocrystals
Evan L. Runnerstrom, Anna Llordés, Sebastien D. Lounis and Delia J. Milliron
Chem. Commun., 2014, 50, 10555-10572
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC03109A, Feature Article

A facile synthesis of UiO-66, UiO-67 and their derivatives
Michael J. Katz, Zachary J. Brown, Yamil J. Colón, Paul W. Siu, Karl A. Scheidt, Randall Q. Snurr, Joseph T. Hupp and Omar K. Farha
Chem. Commun., 2013, 49, 9449-9451
DOI: 10.1039/C3CC46105J, Communication

Production of few-layer phosphorene by liquid exfoliation of black phosphorus
Jack R. Brent, Nicky Savjani, Edward A. Lewis, Sarah J. Haigh, David J. Lewis and Paul O’Brien
Chem. Commun., 2014, 50, 13338-13341
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC05752J, Communication

Key processes in ruthenium-catalysed olefin metathesis
David J. Nelson, Simone Manzini, César A. Urbina-Blanco and Steven P. Nolan
Chem. Commun., 2014, 50, 10355-10375
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC02515F, Feature Article

Aggregation-induced emission: phenomenon, mechanism and applications
Yuning Hong, Jacky W. Y. Lam and Ben Zhong Tang
Chem. Commun., 2009, 4332-4353
DOI: 10.1039/B904665H, Feature Article

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Top 25 most-downloaded ChemComm articles January–March 2016

Here are the 25 most-downloaded ChemComm articles from the first quarter of 2016:

The surface chemistry of metal–organic frameworks
Christina V. McGuire and Ross S. Forgan
Chem. Commun., 2015, 51, 5199-5217, DOI: 10.1039/C4CC04458D, Feature Article
From themed collection 2015 Emerging Investigators

Radical C–H functionalization to construct heterocyclic compounds
Jin-Tao Yu and Changduo Pan
Chem. Commun., 2016, 52, 2220-2236, DOI: 10.1039/C5CC08872K, Feature Article

Fluorescent probes for the selective detection of chemical species inside mitochondria
Zheng Xu and Lin Xu
Chem. Commun., 2016, 52, 1094-1119, DOI: 10.1039/C5CC09248E, Feature Article

Rapid synthesis of zeolitic imidazolate framework-8 (ZIF-8) nanocrystals in an aqueous system
Yichang Pan, Yunyang Liu, Gaofeng Zeng, Lan Zhao and Zhiping Lai
Chem. Commun., 2011, 47, 2071-2073, DOI: 10.1039/C0CC05002D, Communication

Nanostructured electrochromic smart windows: traditional materials and NIR-selective plasmonic nanocrystals
Evan L. Runnerstrom, Anna Llordés, Sebastien D. Lounis and Delia J. Milliron
Chem. Commun., 2014, 50, 10555-10572, DOI: 10.1039/C4CC03109A, Feature Article

Reduction of graphene oxide via L-ascorbic acid
Jiali Zhang, Haijun Yang, Guangxia Shen, Ping Cheng, Jingyan Zhang and Shouwu Guo
Chem. Commun., 2010, 46, 1112-1114, DOI: 10.1039/B917705A, Communication

Graphene quantum dots: emergent nanolights for bioimaging, sensors, catalysis and photovoltaic devices
Jianhua Shen, Yihua Zhu, Xiaoling Yang and Chunzhong Li
Chem. Commun., 2012, 48, 3686-3699, DOI: 10.1039/C2CC00110A, Feature Article

Aggregation-induced emission: phenomenon, mechanism and applications
Yuning Hong, Jacky W. Y. Lam and Ben Zhong Tang
Chem. Commun., 2009, 4332-4353, DOI: 10.1039/B904665H, Feature Article

A facile synthesis of UiO-66, UiO-67 and their derivatives
Michael J. Katz, Zachary J. Brown, Yamil J. Colón, Paul W. Siu, Karl A. Scheidt, Randall Q. Snurr, Joseph T. Hupp and Omar K. Farha
Chem. Commun., 2013, 49, 9449-9451, DOI: 10.1039/C3CC46105J, Communication

Production of few-layer phosphorene by liquid exfoliation of black phosphorus
Jack R. Brent, Nicky Savjani, Edward A. Lewis, Sarah J. Haigh, David J. Lewis and Paul O’Brien
Chem. Commun., 2014, 50, 13338-13341, DOI: 10.1039/C4CC05752J, Communication
From themed collection Celebrating the 2016 RSC Prize and Award Winners

All-inorganic cesium lead halide perovskite nanocrystals for photodetector applications
Parthiban Ramasamy, Da-Hye Lim, Bumjin Kim, Seung-Ho Lee, Min-Sang Lee and Jong-Soo Lee
Chem. Commun., 2016, 52, 2067-2070, DOI: 10.1039/C5CC08643D, Communication

Photocatalytic and photoelectrocatalytic reduction of CO2 using heterogeneous catalysts with controlled nanostructures
Shunji Xie, Qinghong Zhang, Guodong Liu and Ye Wang
Chem. Commun., 2016, 52, 35-59, DOI: 10.1039/C5CC07613G, Feature Article

Preparation and applications of novel composites composed of metal–organic frameworks and two-dimensional materials
Shaozhou Li, Kai Yang, Chaoliang Tan, Xiao Huang, Wei Huang and Hua Zhang
Chem. Commun., 2016, 52, 1555-1562, DOI: 10.1039/C5CC09127F, Feature Article

Aerobic oxidation catalysis with stable radicals
Qun Cao, Laura M. Dornan, Luke Rogan, N. Louise Hughes and Mark J. Muldoon
Chem. Commun., 2014, 50, 4524-4543, DOI: 10.1039/C3CC47081D, Feature Article

Key processes in ruthenium-catalysed olefin metathesis
David J. Nelson, Simone Manzini, César A. Urbina-Blanco and Steven P. Nolan
Chem. Commun., 2014, 50, 10355-10375, DOI: 10.1039/C4CC02515F, Feature Article

Insight into the crystallization of amorphous imine-linked polymer networks to 2D covalent organic frameworks
Brian J. Smith, Anna C. Overholts, Nicky Hwang and William R. Dichtel
Chem. Commun., 2016, 52, 3690-3693, DOI: 10.1039/C5CC10221A, Communication

Creating a thermally activated delayed fluorescence channel in a single polymer system to enhance exciton utilization efficiency for bluish-green electroluminescence
Jiajia Luo, Guohua Xie, Shaolong Gong, Tianheng Chen and Chuluo Yang
Chem. Commun., 2016, 52, 2292-2295, DOI: 10.1039/C5CC09797E, Communication

Highly crystalline covalent organic frameworks from flexible building blocks
Liqian Xu, San-Yuan Ding, Junmin Liu, Junliang Sun, Wei Wang and Qi-Yu Zheng
Chem. Commun., 2016, 52, 4706-4709, DOI: 10.1039/C6CC01171C, Communication

Strongly green-photoluminescent graphene quantum dots for bioimaging applications
Shoujun Zhu, Junhu Zhang, Chunyan Qiao, Shijia Tang, Yunfeng Li, Wenjing Yuan, Bo Li, Lu Tian, Fang Liu, Rui Hu, Hainan Gao, Haotong Wei, Hao Zhang, Hongchen Sun and Bai Yang
Chem. Commun., 2011, 47, 6858-6860, DOI: 10.1039/C1CC11122A, Communication

Synthesis and catalytic properties of MIL-100(Fe), an iron(III) carboxylate with large pores
Patricia Horcajada, Suzy Surblé, Christian Serre, Do-Young Hong, You-Kyong Seo, Jong-San Chang, Jean-Marc Grenèche, Irene Margiolaki and Gérard Férey
Chem. Commun., 2007, 2820-2822, DOI: 10.1039/B704325B, Communication

Pharmaceutical cocrystals: along the path to improved medicines
Naga K. Duggirala, Miranda L. Perry, Örn Almarsson and Michael J. Zaworotko
Chem. Commun., 2016, 52, 640-655, DOI: 10.1039/C5CC08216A, Feature Article

Photo-click construction of a targetable and activatable two-photon probe imaging protease in apoptosis
Mi Zhou, Jing Hu, Mengmeng Zheng, Qinhua Song, Jinbo Li and Yan Zhang
Chem. Commun., 2016, 52, 2342-2345, DOI: 10.1039/C5CC09973K, Communication

Cobalt(III) catalyzed C-8 selective C–H and C–O coupling of quinoline N-oxide with internal alkynes via C–H activation and oxygen atom transfer
Nagaraju Barsu, Malay Sen, J. Richard Premkumar and Basker Sundararaju
Chem. Commun., 2016, 52, 1338-1341, DOI: 10.1039/C5CC08736H, Communication

Novel solvent properties of choline chloride/urea mixtures
Andrew P. Abbott, Glen Capper, David L. Davies, Raymond K. Rasheed and Vasuki Tambyrajah
Chem. Commun., 2003, 70-71, DOI: 10.1039/B210714G, Communication

Chemical synthesis of magnetic nanoparticles
Taeghwan Hyeon
Chem. Commun., 2003, 927-934, DOI: 10.1039/B207789B, Feature Article


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Top 25 ChemComm articles October–December 2015

The 25 most-downloaded ChemComm articles in the fourth quarter of 2015 were as follows:

Design and synthesis of nitrogen-containing calcined polymer/carbon nanotube hybrids that act as a platinum-free oxygen reduction fuel cell catalyst
Tsuyohiko Fujigaya, Takeshi Uchinoumi, Kenji Kaneko and Naotoshi Nakashima
Chem. Commun., 2011, DOI: 10.1039/C1CC11303H, Communication

Improvement of oxygen reduction reaction and methanol tolerance characteristics for PdCo electrocatalysts by Au alloying and CO treatment
Yu-Chen Wei, Chen-Wei Liu and Kuan-Wen Wang
Chem. Commun., 2011, DOI: 10.1039/C1CC15110J, Communication

Ultrasensitive electrochemical immunoassay of proteins based on in situ duple amplification of gold nanoparticle biolabel signals
Xiaoli Qin, Aigui Xu, Ling Liu, Wenfang Deng, Chao Chen, Yueming Tan, Yingchun Fu, Qingji Xie and Shouzhuo Yao
Chem. Commun., 2015, DOI: 10.1039/C5CC01439E, Communication

Multifunctional catalysis by Pd-polyoxometalate: one-step conversion of acetone to methyl isobutyl ketone
Robert D. Hetterley, Elena F. Kozhevnikova and Ivan V. Kozhevnikov
Chem. Commun., 2006, DOI: 10.1039/B515325E, Communication

The surface chemistry of metal–organic frameworks
Christina V. McGuire and Ross S. Forgan
Chem. Commun., 2015, DOI: 10.1039/C4CC04458D, Feature Article
From themed collection 2015 Emerging Investigators

Production of few-layer phosphorene by liquid exfoliation of black phosphorus
Jack R. Brent, Nicky Savjani, Edward A. Lewis, Sarah J. Haigh, David J. Lewis and Paul O’Brien
Chem. Commun., 2014, DOI: 10.1039/C4CC05752J, Communication

π-Electron rich small molecule sensors for the recognition of nitroaromatics
Sankarasekaran Shanmugaraju and Partha Sarathi Mukherjee
Chem. Commun., 2015, DOI: 10.1039/C5CC07513K, Feature Article

Nanostructured electrochromic smart windows: traditional materials and NIR-selective plasmonic nanocrystals
Evan L. Runnerstrom, Anna Llordés, Sebastien D. Lounis and Delia J. Milliron
Chem. Commun., 2014, DOI: 10.1039/C4CC03109A, Feature Article

Yttrium alkyl complexes with a sterically demanding benzamidinate ligand: synthesis, structure and catalytic ethene polymerisation
Sergio Bambirra, Daan van Leusen, Auke Meetsma, Bart Hessen and Jan H. Teuben
Chem. Commun., 2003, DOI: 10.1039/B208502J, Communication

Graphene quantum dots: emergent nanolights for bioimaging, sensors, catalysis and photovoltaic devices
Jianhua Shen, Yihua Zhu, Xiaoling Yang and Chunzhong Li
Chem. Commun., 2012, DOI: 10.1039/C2CC00110A, Feature Article

Reduction of graphene oxide viaL-ascorbic acid
Jiali Zhang, Haijun Yang, Guangxia Shen, Ping Cheng, Jingyan Zhang and Shouwu Guo
Chem. Commun., 2010, DOI: 10.1039/B917705A, Communication

Aggregation-induced emission: phenomenon, mechanism and applications
Yuning Hong, Jacky W. Y. Lam and Ben Zhong Tang
Chem. Commun., 2009, DOI: 10.1039/B904665H, Feature Article

Key processes in ruthenium-catalysed olefin metathesis
David J. Nelson, Simone Manzini, César A. Urbina-Blanco and Steven P. Nolan
Chem. Commun., 2014, DOI: 10.1039/C4CC02515F, Feature Article

Recent developments in transition metal carbides and nitrides as hydrogen evolution electrocatalysts
Wei-Fu Chen, James T. Muckerman and Etsuko Fujita
Chem. Commun., 2013, DOI: 10.1039/C3CC44076A, Feature Article
From themed collection Electrocatalytic hydrogen evolution

A facile synthesis of UiO-66, UiO-67 and their derivatives
Michael J. Katz, Zachary J. Brown, Yamil J. Colón, Paul W. Siu, Karl A. Scheidt, Randall Q. Snurr, Joseph T. Hupp and Omar K. Farha
Chem. Commun., 2013, DOI: 10.1039/C3CC46105J, Communication

Layered double hydroxides toward electrochemical energy storage and conversion: design, synthesis and applications
Mingfei Shao, Ruikang Zhang, Zhenhua Li, Min Wei, David G. Evans and Xue Duan
Chem. Commun., 2015, DOI: 10.1039/C5CC07296D, Feature Article

A superior catalyst with dual redox cycles for the selective reduction of NOx by ammonia
Zhiming Liu, Yang Yi, Junhua Li, Seong Ihl Woo, Baoyi Wang, Xingzhong Cao and Zhuoxin Li
Chem. Commun., 2013, DOI: 10.1039/C3CC43041C, Communication

Rapid synthesis of zeolitic imidazolate framework-8 (ZIF-8) nanocrystals in an aqueous system
Yichang Pan, Yunyang Liu, Gaofeng Zeng, Lan Zhao and Zhiping Lai
Chem. Commun., 2011, DOI: 10.1039/C0CC05002D, Communication

Aerobic oxidation catalysis with stable radicals
Qun Cao, Laura M. Dornan, Luke Rogan, N. Louise Hughes and Mark J. Muldoon
Chem. Commun., 2014, DOI: 10.1039/C3CC47081D, Feature Article

Strongly green-photoluminescent graphene quantum dots for bioimaging applications
Shoujun Zhu, Junhu Zhang, Chunyan Qiao, Shijia Tang, Yunfeng Li, Wenjing Yuan, Bo Li, Lu Tian, Fang Liu, Rui Hu, Hainan Gao, Haotong Wei, Hao Zhang, Hongchen Sun and Bai Yang
Chem. Commun., 2011, DOI: 10.1039/C1CC11122A, Communication

Synthesis and catalytic properties of MIL-100(Fe), an iron(III) carboxylate with large pores
Patricia Horcajada, Suzy Surblé, Christian Serre, Do-Young Hong, You-Kyong Seo, Jong-San Chang, Jean-Marc Grenèche, Irene Margiolaki and Gérard Férey
Chem. Commun., 2007, DOI: 10.1039/B704325B, Communication

Nano-structured ternary niobium titanium nitrides as durable non-carbon supports for oxygen reduction reaction
Minghui Yang, Abigail Rose Van Wassen, Rohiverth Guarecuco, Héctor D. Abruña and Francis J. DiSalvo
Chem. Commun., 2013, DOI: 10.1039/C3CC45732J, Communication

Chemical synthesis of magnetic nanoparticles
Taeghwan Hyeon
Chem. Commun., 2003, DOI: 10.1039/B207789B, Feature Article

Yolk/shell nanoparticles: new platforms for nanoreactors, drug delivery and lithium-ion batteries
Jian Liu, Shi Zhang Qiao, Jun Song Chen, Xiong Wen (David) Lou, Xianran Xing and Gao Qing (Max) Lu
Chem. Commun., 2011, DOI: 10.1039/C1CC13658E, Feature Article

Exploration of the medical periodic table: towards new targets
Nicolas P. E. Barry and Peter J. Sadler
Chem. Commun., 2013, DOI: 10.1039/C3CC41143E, Feature Article
From themed collection Medicinal Inorganic Chemistry

 


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Top 25 ChemComm articles July–September 2015

The 25 most-downloaded ChemComm articles in the third quarter of 2015 were as follows:

Copper-catalyzed oxidative decarboxylative C–H arylation of benzoxazoles with 2-nitrobenzoic acids
Lijun Chen, Lin Ju, Katelyn A. Bustin and Jessica M. Hoover
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC06645J, Communication

Unactivated C(sp3)–H hydroxylation through palladium catalysis with H2O as the oxygen source
Jiantao Hu, Tianlong Lan, Yihua Sun, Hui Chen, Jiannian Yao and Yu Rao
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC04952K, Communication

TMSBr/InBr3-promoted Prins cyclization/homobromination of dienyl alcohol with aldehyde to construct cis-THP containing an exocyclic E-alkene
Linjie Li, Xianwei Sun, Yanyang He, Lu Gao and Zhenlei Song
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC06270E, Communication

Organocatalytic amination of alkyl ethers via n-Bu4NI/t-BuOOH-mediated intermolecular oxidative C(sp3)–N bond formation: novel synthesis of hemiaminal ethers
Longyang Dian, Sisi Wang, Daisy Zhang-Negrerie, Yunfei Du and Kang Zhao
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC05758A, Communication

Visible light-driven water oxidation catalyzed by a highly efficient dinuclear ruthenium complex
Yunhua Xu, Lele Duan, Lianpeng Tong, Björn Åkermark and Licheng Sun
DOI: 10.1039/C0CC01250E, Communication

Multifunctional catalysis by Pd-polyoxometalate: one-step conversion of acetone to methyl isobutyl ketone
Robert D. Hetterley, Elena F. Kozhevnikova and Ivan V. Kozhevnikov
DOI: 10.1039/B515325E, Communication

A facile solvothermal growth of single crystal mixed halide perovskite CH3NH3Pb(Br1−xClx)3
Taiyang Zhang, Mengjin Yang, Eric E. Benson, Zijian Li, Jao van de Lagemaat, Joseph M. Luther, Yanfa Yan, Kai Zhu and Yixin Zhao
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC01835H, Communication

Nanostructured electrochromic smart windows: traditional materials and NIR-selective plasmonic nanocrystals
Evan L. Runnerstrom, Anna Llordés, Sebastien D. Lounis and Delia J. Milliron
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC03109A, Feature Article

Surface modification of MoS2 nanoparticles with ionic liquid–ligands: towards highly dispersed nanoparticles
Wilton Osim, Anja Stojanovic, Johanna Akbarzadeh, Herwig Peterlik and Wolfgang H. Binder
DOI: 10.1039/C3CC45305G, Communication

The surface chemistry of metal–organic frameworks
Christina V. McGuire and Ross S. Forgan
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC04458D, Feature Article

Catalytic meta-selective C–H functionalization to construct quaternary carbon centres
Andrew J. Paterson, Sahra St John-Campbell, Mary F. Mahon, Neil J. Press and Christopher G. Frost
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC03951G, Communication

Production of few-layer phosphorene by liquid exfoliation of black phosphorus
Jack R. Brent, Nicky Savjani, Edward A. Lewis, Sarah J. Haigh, David J. Lewis and Paul O’Brien
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC05752J, Communication

Graphene quantum dots: emergent nanolights for bioimaging, sensors, catalysis and photovoltaic devices
Jianhua Shen, Yihua Zhu, Xiaoling Yang and Chunzhong Li
DOI: 10.1039/C2CC00110A, Feature Article

Reduction of graphene oxide via L-ascorbic acid
Jiali Zhang, Haijun Yang, Guangxia Shen, Ping Cheng, Jingyan Zhang and Shouwu Guo
DOI: 10.1039/B917705A, Communication

Few-layer, large-area, 2D covalent organic framework semiconductor thin films
Jeremy I. Feldblyum, Clara H. McCreery, Sean C. Andrews, Tadanori Kurosawa, Elton J. G. Santos, Vincent Duong, Lei Fang, Alexander L. Ayzner and Zhenan Bao
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC04679C, Communication

Copper-catalyzed oxidative C–H/C–H cross-coupling of benzamides and thiophenes
Sheng Zhao, Jun Yuan, Yi-Chen Li and Bing-Feng Shi
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC05058H, Communication

Interview with Ben L. Feringa
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC90068E, Profile

Aggregation-induced emission: phenomenon, mechanism and applications
Yuning Hong, Jacky W. Y. Lam and Ben Zhong Tang
DOI: 10.1039/B904665H, Feature Article

Asymmetric synthesis of pyrazoles and pyrazolones employing the reactivity of pyrazolin-5-one derivatives
Pankaj Chauhan, Suruchi Mahajan and Dieter Enders
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC04930J, Feature Article

A MOF platform for incorporation of complementary organic motifs for CO2 binding
Pravas Deria, Song Li, Hongda Zhang, Randall Q. Snurr, Joseph T. Hupp and Omar K. Farha
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC04808G, Communication

Strongly green-photoluminescent graphene quantum dots for bioimaging applications
Shoujun Zhu, Junhu Zhang, Chunyan Qiao, Shijia Tang, Yunfeng Li, Wenjing Yuan, Bo Li, Lu Tian, Fang Liu, Rui Hu, Hainan Gao, Haotong Wei, Hao Zhang, Hongchen Sun and Bai Yang
DOI: 10.1039/C1CC11122A, Communication

Cerium-based metal organic frameworks with UiO-66 architecture: synthesis, properties and redox catalytic activity
Martin Lammert, Michael T. Wharmby, Simon Smolders, Bart Bueken, Alexandra Lieb, Kirill A. Lomachenko, Dirk De Vos and Norbert Stock
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC02606G, Communication

A facile synthesis of UiO-66, UiO-67 and their derivatives
Michael J. Katz, Zachary J. Brown, Yamil J. Colón, Paul W. Siu, Karl A. Scheidt, Randall Q. Snurr, Joseph T. Hupp and Omar K. Farha
DOI: 10.1039/C3CC46105J, Communication

Red, far-red, and near infrared photoswitches based on azonium ions
M. Dong, A. Babalhavaeji, M. J. Hansen, L. Kálmán and G. A. Woolley
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC02804C, Communication

A ratiometric fluorescent system for carboxylesterase detection with AIE dots as FRET donors
Yinglong Wu, Shuailing Huang, Fang Zeng, Jun Wang, Changmin Yu, Jing Huang, Huiting Xie and Shuizhu Wu
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC04771D, Communication


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Top 25 ChemComm articles April–June 2015

The 25 most-downloaded ChemComm articles in the second quarter of 2015 were as follows: 

A power-free microfluidic chip for SNP genotyping using graphene oxide and a DNA intercalating dye
Jing Li, Yan Huang, Dongfang Wang, Bo Song, Zhenhua Li, Shiping Song, Lihua Wang, Bowei Jiang, Xingchun Zhao, Juan Yan, Rui Liu, Dannong He and Chunhai Fan
DOI: 10.1039/C3CC40680F, Communication

A novel one-pot method for the synthesis of substituted furopyridines: iodine-mediated oxidation of enaminones by tandem metal-free cyclization
Rulong Yan, Xiaoni Li, Xiaodong Yang, Xing Kang, Likui Xiang and Guosheng Huang
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC08834D, Communication

Perovskite solar cells prepared by flash evaporation
Giulia Longo, Lidón Gil-Escrig, Maarten J. Degen, Michele Sessolo and Henk J. Bolink
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC01103E, Communication

Bio-inspired CO2 conversion by iron sulfide catalysts under sustainable conditions
A. Roldan, N. Hollingsworth, A. Roffey, H.-U. Islam, J. B. M. Goodall, C. R. A. Catlow, J. A. Darr, W. Bras, G. Sankar, K. B. Holt, G. Hogarth and N. H. de Leeuw
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC02078F, Communication

Heterostructured magnetic nanoparticles: their versatility and high performance capabilities
Young-wook Jun, Jin-sil Choi and Jinwoo Cheon
DOI: 10.1039/B614735F, Feature Article

Multifunctional catalysis by Pd-polyoxometalate: one-step conversion of acetone to methyl isobutyl ketone
Robert D. Hetterley, Elena F. Kozhevnikova and Ivan V. Kozhevnikov
DOI: 10.1039/B515325E, Communication

Selective guest sorption in an interdigitated porous framework with hydrophobic pore surfaces
Satoshi Horike, Daisuke Tanaka, Keiji Nakagawa and Susumu Kitagawa
DOI: 10.1039/B703502K, Communication

Layer-by-layer assembly of graphene and gold nanoparticles by vacuum filtration and spontaneous reduction of gold ions
Byung-Seon Kong, Jianxin Geng and Hee-Tae Jung
DOI: 10.1039/B821920F, Communication

Asymmetric catalysis activated by visible light
Eric Meggers
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC09268F, Feature Article

The surface chemistry of metal–organic frameworks
Christina V. McGuire and Ross S. Forgan
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC04458D, Feature Article
From themed collection 2015 Emerging Investigators

Graphene quantum dots: emergent nanolights for bioimaging, sensors, catalysis and photovoltaic devices
Jianhua Shen, Yihua Zhu, Xiaoling Yang and Chunzhong Li
DOI: 10.1039/C2CC00110A, Feature Article

Nanostructured electrochromic smart windows: traditional materials and NIR-selective plasmonic nanocrystals
Evan L. Runnerstrom, Anna Llordés, Sebastien D. Lounis and Delia J. Milliron
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC03109A, Feature Article

The rechargeable aluminum-ion battery
N. Jayaprakash, S. K. Das and L. A. Archer
DOI: 10.1039/C1CC15779E, Communication

Aggregation-induced emission: phenomenon, mechanism and applications
Yuning Hong, Jacky W. Y. Lam and Ben Zhong Tang
DOI: 10.1039/B904665H, Feature Article

Smart surface of water-induced superhydrophobicity
Xing Wang, Guangyan Qing, Lei Jiang, Harald Fuchs and Taolei Sun
DOI: 10.1039/B902360G, Communication

A highly selective fluorescent sensor for glucosamine
Tam Minh Tran, Yuksel Alan and Timothy Edward Glass
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC00415B, Communication

Reduction of graphene oxide viaL-ascorbic acid
Jiali Zhang, Haijun Yang, Guangxia Shen, Ping Cheng, Jingyan Zhang and Shouwu Guo
DOI: 10.1039/B917705A, Communication

Self-assembled sorbitol-derived supramolecular hydrogels for the controlled encapsulation and release of active pharmaceutical ingredients
Edward J. Howe, Babatunde O. Okesola and David K. Smith
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC01868D, Communication

Pro-fragrant ionic liquids with stable hemiacetal motifs: water-triggered release of fragrances
H. Q. Nimal Gunaratne, Peter Nockemann and Kenneth R. Seddon
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC00099H, Communication

Aromatic donor–acceptor interactions in non-polar environments
Giles M. Prentice, Sofia I. Pascu, Sorin V. Filip, Kevin R. West and G. Dan Pantos
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC00507H, Communication

Wet chemical synthesis of silver nanorods and nanowires of controllable aspect ratio
Nikhil R. Jana, Latha Gearheart and Catherine J. Murphy
DOI: 10.1039/B100521I, Communication

Palladium-catalyzed ring opening of norbornene: efficient synthesis of methylenecyclopentane derivatives
Xin-Xing Wu, Yi Shen, Wen-Long Chen, Si Chen, Xin-Hua Hao, Yu Xia, Peng-Fei Xu and Yong-Min Liang
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC02246K, Communication

A facile solvothermal growth of single crystal mixed halide perovskite CH3NH3Pb(Br1-xClx)3
Taiyang Zhang, Mengjin Yang, Eric E. Benson, Zijian Li, Jao van de Lagemaat, Joseph M. Luther, Yanfa Yan, Kai Zhu and Yixin Zhao
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC01835H, Communication

Microfluidic synthesis of chitosan-based nanoparticles for fuel cell applications
Fatemeh Sadat Majedi, Mohammad Mahdi Hasani-Sadrabadi, Shahriar Hojjati Emami, Mojtaba Taghipoor, Erfan Dashtimoghadam, Arnaud Bertsch, Homayoun Moaddel and Philippe Renaud
DOI: 10.1039/C2CC33253A, Communication

Conversion of a metal–organic framework to N-doped porous carbon incorporating Co and CoO nanoparticles: direct oxidation of alcohols to esters
Yu-Xiao Zhou, Yu-Zhen Chen, Lina Cao, Junling Lu and Hai-Long Jiang
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC01588J, Communication 


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Top 25 ChemComm articles January–March 2015

The 25 most-downloaded ChemComm articles in the first quarter of 2015 were as follows: 

Nanoimaging of localized plasmon-induced charge separation
Emiko Kazuma, Nobuyuki Sakai and Tetsu Tatsuma 
Chem. Commun., 2011,47, 5777-5779
DOI: 10.1039/C1CC10936G, Communication 

Glucose transport machinery reconstituted in cell models
Jesper S. Hansen, Karin Elbing, James R. Thompson, Noah Malmstadt and Karin Lindkvist-Petersson 
Chem. Commun., 2015,51, 2316-2319
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC08838G, Communication 

An engineered lantipeptide synthetase serves as a general leader peptide-dependent kinase
Gabrielle N. Thibodeaux and Wilfred A. van der Donk 
Chem. Commun., 2012,48, 10615-10617
DOI: 10.1039/C2CC34138G, Communication 

A solvent-free Diels–Alder reaction of graphite into functionalized graphene nanosheets
Jeong-Min Seo and Jong-Beom Baek 
Chem. Commun., 2014,50, 14651-14653
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC07173E, Communication 

Nanostructured electrochromic smart windows: traditional materials and NIR-selective plasmonic nanocrystals
Evan L. Runnerstrom, Anna Llordés, Sebastien D. Lounis and Delia J. Milliron 
Chem. Commun., 2014,50, 10555-10572
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC03109A, Feature Article 

Production of few-layer phosphorene by liquid exfoliation of black phosphorus
Jack R. Brent, Nicky Savjani, Edward A. Lewis, Sarah J. Haigh, David J. Lewis and Paul O’Brien 
Chem. Commun., 2014,50, 13338-13341
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC05752J, Communication 

Polydiacetylenes: supramolecular smart materials with a structural hierarchy for sensing, imaging and display applications
Oktay Yarimaga, Justyn Jaworski, Bora Yoon and Jong-Man Kim 
Chem. Commun., 2012,48, 2469-2485
DOI: 10.1039/C2CC17441C, Feature Article 

Hydrogen storage properties and neutron scattering studies of Mg2(dobdc)—a metal–organic framework with open Mg2+ adsorption sites
Kenji Sumida, Craig M. Brown, Zoey R. Herm, Sachin Chavan, Silvia Bordiga and Jeffrey R. Long 
Chem. Commun., 2011,47, 1157-1159
DOI: 10.1039/C0CC03453C, Communication
From themed collection Hydrogen 

A high-throughput screening method for determining the substrate scope of nitrilases
Gary W. Black, Nicola L. Brown, Justin J. B. Perry, P. David Randall, Graeme Turnbull and Meng Zhang 
Chem. Commun., 2015,51, 2660-2662
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC06021K, Communication 

Enhancement of cyclization quantum yields of perfluorodiarylethenes via weak intramolecular interactions
Shouzhi Pu, Chunhong Zheng, Qi Sun, Gang Liu and Congbin Fan 
Chem. Commun., 2013,49, 8036-8038
DOI: 10.1039/C3CC44348E, Communication 

Rapid ultrasonic isothermal amplification of DNA with multiplexed melting analysis – applications in the clinical diagnosis of sexually transmitted diseases
Gaolian Xu, Rory N. Gunson, Jonathan M. Cooper and Julien Reboud 
Chem. Commun., 2015,51, 2589-2592
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC08389J, Communication 

A zirconium squarate metal–organic framework with modulator-dependent molecular sieving properties
Bart Bueken, Helge Reinsch, Nele Reimer, Ivo Stassen, Frederik Vermoortele, Rob Ameloot, Norbert Stock, Christine E. A. Kirschhock and Dirk De Vos 
Chem. Commun., 2014,50, 10055-10058
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC03764B, Communication 

Highly sensitive detection of self-aggregated single-walled carbon nanotubes using a DNA-immobilized resonator
Kuewhan Jang, Jinsung Park, Doyeon Bang, Sangmyung Lee, Juneseok You, Seungjoo Haam and Sungsoo Na 
Chem. Commun., 2013,49, 8635-8637
DOI: 10.1039/C3CC42911C, Communication 

Selective glucose recognition by boronic acid azoprobe/γ-cyclodextrin complexes in water
Chie Shimpuku, Rimiko Ozawa, Akira Sasaki, Fuyuki Sato, Takeshi Hashimoto, Akiyo Yamauchi, Iwao Suzuki and Takashi Hayashita 
Chem. Commun., 2009, 1709-1711
DOI: 10.1039/B819938H, Communication 

Nickel-catalyzed borylation of arenes and indoles via C–H bond cleavage
Takayuki Furukawa, Mamoru Tobisu and Naoto Chatani 
Chem. Commun., 2015,51, 6508-6511
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC01378J, Communication 

Graphene quantum dots: emergent nanolights for bioimaging, sensors, catalysis and photovoltaic devices
Jianhua Shen, Yihua Zhu, Xiaoling Yang and Chunzhong Li 
Chem. Commun., 2012,48, 3686-3699
DOI: 10.1039/C2CC00110A, Feature Article 

Enhanced stability and activity of Pt–Y alloy catalysts for electrocatalytic oxygen reduction
Sung Jong Yoo, Soo-Kil Kim, Tae-Yeol Jeon, Seung Jun Hwang, June-Gunn Lee, Seung-Cheol Lee, Kug-Seung Lee, Yong-Hun Cho, Yung-Eun Sung and Tae-Hoon Lim 
Chem. Commun., 2011,47, 11414-11416
DOI: 10.1039/C1CC12448J, Communication 

Synthesis and characterization of dithienylbenzobis(thiadiazole)-based low band-gap polymers for organic electronics
Heong Sub Oh, Tae-Dong Kim, Yun-Hyuk Koh, Kwang-Sup Lee, Shinuk Cho, Alex Cartwright and Paras N. Prasad 
Chem. Commun., 2011,47, 8931-8933
DOI: 10.1039/C1CC11899D, Communication 

Aggregation-induced emission: phenomenon, mechanism and applications
Yuning Hong, Jacky W. Y. Lam and Ben Zhong Tang 
Chem. Commun., 2009, 4332-4353
DOI: 10.1039/B904665H, Feature Article 

Construction of a supported Ru complex on bifunctional MOF-253 for photocatalytic CO2 reduction under visible light
Dengrong Sun, Yanhong Gao, Jinlong Fu, Xianchong Zeng, Zhongning Chen and Zhaohui Li 
Chem. Commun., 2015,51, 2645-2648
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC09797A, Communication 

Chemical synthesis of magnetic nanoparticles
Taeghwan Hyeon 
Chem. Commun., 2003, 927-934
DOI: 10.1039/B207789B, Feature Article 

Multifunctional catalysis by Pd-polyoxometalate: one-step conversion of acetone to methyl isobutyl ketone
Robert D. Hetterley, Elena F. Kozhevnikova and Ivan V. Kozhevnikov 
Chem. Commun., 2006, 782-784
DOI: 10.1039/B515325E, Communication 

Reduction of graphene oxide viaL-ascorbic acid
Jiali Zhang, Haijun Yang, Guangxia Shen, Ping Cheng, Jingyan Zhang and Shouwu Guo 
Chem. Commun., 2010,46, 1112-1114
DOI: 10.1039/B917705A, Communication 

Naphthalene and perylene diimides for organic transistors
Frank Würthner and Matthias Stolte 
Chem. Commun., 2011,47, 5109-5115
DOI: 10.1039/C1CC10321K, Highlight
From themed collection Highlights in Chemistry 

Wet chemical synthesis of silver nanorods and nanowires of controllable aspect ratio
Nikhil R. Jana, Latha Gearheart and Catherine J. Murphy 
Chem. Commun., 2001, 617-618
DOI: 10.1039/B100521I, Communication 

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Top 25 most downloaded ChemComm articles from October–December 2014

ChemComm Issue 76, 2014 front coverRead on to find out which ChemComm articles your colleagues were downloading between October and December 2014!

Synthesis CdSexS1−x core/shell type quantum dotsvia one injection method
Liang-Yih Chen, Ching-Hsiang Chen, Chih-Hsiang Tseng, Feng-Lu Lai and Bing-Joe Hwang  
DOI: 10.1039/C0CC04074F

Graphene/graphite sheet assisted growth of high-areal-density horizontally aligned carbon nanotubes
Huanhuan Xie, Rufan Zhang, Yingying Zhang, Wenlin Zhang, Muqiang Jian, Chunya Wang, Qi Wang and Fei Wei  
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC04434G 

Solution-processable n-type and ambipolar semiconductors based on a fused cyclopentadithiophenebis(dicyanovinylene) core
Xueliang Shia,  Jingjing Changa and Chunyan Chia  
DOI: 10.1039/C3CC43680B

Diastereomeric ratio determination by high sensitivity band-selective pure shift NMR spectroscopy
Ralph W. Adams, Liam Byrne, Péter Király, Mohammadali Foroozandeh, Liladhar Paudel, Mathias Nilsson, Jonathan Clayden and Gareth A. Morris  
DOI: 10.1039/C3CC49659G
Open Access

NMR methodology for complex mixture ‘separation’
Nicholle G. A. Bell, Lorna Murray, Margaret C. Graham and Dušan Uhrín
DOI: 10.1039/C3CC48907H
Open Access

Streptavidin binding as a model to characterize thiol–ene chemistry-based polyamine surfaces for reversible photonic protein biosensing
Eva Melnik, Paul Muellner, Ole Bethge, Emmerich Bertagnolli, Rainer Hainberger and Michael Laemmerhofer  
DOI: 10.1039/C3CC48640K
Open Access

A new approach to improve cycle performance of rechargeable lithium–sulfur batteries by inserting a free-standing MWCNT interlayer
Yu-Sheng Su and Arumugam Manthiram  
DOI: 10.1039/C2CC33945E

Electrically-driven modulation of surface-grafted RGD peptides for manipulation of cell adhesion
Minhaj Lashkor, Frankie J. Rawson, Alex Stephenson-Brown, Jon A. Preece and Paula M. Mendes  
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC06649A
Open Access

Efficient photovoltaic and electroluminescent perovskite devices
Lidón Gil-Escrig, Giulia Longo, Antonio Pertegás, Cristina Roldán-Carmona, A. Soriano, Michele Sessolo and Henk J. Bolink  
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC07518H

Phthalocyanines: a new class of G-quadruplex-ligands with many potential applications
Hidenobu Yaku, Takeshi Fujimoto, Takashi Murashima, Daisuke Miyoshi and Naoki Sugimoto  
DOI: 10.1039/C2CC31037F

Graphene quantum dots: emergent nanolights for bioimaging, sensors, catalysis and photovoltaic devices
Jianhua Shen, Yihua Zhu, Xiaoling Yang and Chunzhong Li  
DOI: 10.1039/C2CC00110A

Nanostructured electrochromic smart windows: traditional materials and NIR-selective plasmonic nanocrystals
Evan L. Runnerstrom, Anna Llordés, Sebastien D. Lounis and Delia J. Milliron  
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC03109A
Open Access

Rh(III)-catalyzed oxidative C–H bond arylation with hydroquinones: sustainable synthesis of dibenzo[b,d]pyran-6-ones and benzo[d]naphtho[1,2-b]pyran-6-ones
Wei Yang, Shan Wang, Qian Zhang, Qun Liu and Xianxiu Xu  
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC08260E

A zirconium squarate metal–organic framework with modulator-dependent molecular sieving properties
Bart Bueken, Helge Reinsch, Nele Reimer, Ivo Stassen, Frederik Vermoortele, Rob Ameloot, Norbert Stock, Christine E. A. Kirschhock and Dirk De Vos  
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC03764B
Open Access

Aggregation-induced emission: phenomenon, mechanism and applications
Yuning Hong, Jacky W. Y. Lam and Ben Zhong Tang   
DOI: 10.1039/B904665H

Energy level tuning of TPB-based hole-transporting materials for highly efficient perovskite solar cells
Yakun Song, Songtao Lv, Xicheng Liu, Xianggao Li, Shirong Wang, Huiyun Wei, Dongmei Li, Yin Xiao and Qingbo Meng    
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC06493C

Ni-Catalyzed α-arylation of esters and amides with phenol derivatives
Eva Koch, Ryosuke Takise, Armido Studer, Junichiro Yamaguchi and Kenichiro Itami
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC08426H
Open Access

Bifunctional covalent organic frameworks with two dimensional organocatalytic micropores
Digambar Balaji Shinde, Sharath Kandambeth, Pradip Pachfule, Raya Rahul Kumar and Rahul Banerjee  
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC07104B

Nitrogen-doped carbon nanotubes and graphene composite structures for energy and catalytic applications
Won Jun Lee, Uday Narayan Maiti, Ju Min Lee, Joonwon Lim, Tae Hee Han and Sang Ouk Kim 
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC00146J

Bay-linked perylene bisimides as promising non-fullerene acceptors for organic solar cells
Wei Jiang, Long Ye, Xiangguang Li, Chengyi Xiao, Fang Tan, Wenchao Zhao, Jianhui Hou and Zhaohui Wang
DOI: 10.1039/C3CC47204C

Selective oxidation of CO in the presence of H2, H2O and CO2via gold for use in fuel cells
Philip Landon, Jonathan Ferguson, Benjamin E. Solsona, Tomas Garcia, Albert F. Carley, Andrew A. Herzing, Christopher J. Kiely, Stanislaw E. Golunski and Graham J. Hutchings
DOI: 10.1039/B505295P

A porous metal–organic framework with –COOH groups for highly efficient pollutant removal
Qi Zhang, Jiancan Yu, Jianfeng Cai, Ruijing Song, Yuanjing Cui, Yu Yang, Banglin Chen and Guodong Qian
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC06648K

Wet chemical synthesis of silver nanorods and nanowires of controllable aspect ratio
Nikhil R. Jana, Latha Gearheart and Catherine J. Murphy  
DOI: 10.1039/B100521I

Reduction of graphene oxide viaL-ascorbic acid
Jiali Zhang, Haijun Yang, Guangxia Shen, Ping Cheng, Jingyan Zhang and Shouwu Guo  
DOI: 10.1039/B917705A

14.8% perovskite solar cells employing carbazole derivatives as hole transporting materials
Sang Do Sung, Min Soo Kang, In Taek Choi, Hong Mo Kim, Hyoungjin Kim, MunPyo Hong, Hwan Kyu Kim and Wan In Lee
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC06716A


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Top 25 ChemComm articles for July–September 2014

We are delighted to share with you the top 25 most downloaded articles in Chemical Communications (ChemComm) from July–September 2014.

Alzheimer’s disease amyloid beta converting left-handed Z-DNA back to right-handed B-form
Jie Geng, Chuanqi Zhao, Jinsong Ren and Xiaogang Qu
DOI: 10.1039/C0CC02049D, Communication

Fabricating graphene supercapacitors: highlighting the impact of surfactants and moieties
Dale A. C. Brownson and Craig E. Banks
DOI: 10.1039/C1CC11276G, Communication
From themed collection Emerging Investigators 2012

Two-dimensional layered composite photocatalysts
Jingxiang Low, Shaowen Cao, Jiaguo Yu and Swelm Wageh
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC02553A, Feature Article

Highly plasmon-enhanced upconversion emissions from Au@β-NaYF4:Yb,Tm hybrid nanostructures
Ning Liu, Weiping Qin, Guanshi Qin, Tao Jiang and Dan Zhao
DOI: 10.1039/C1CC11179E, Communication

A hydrophobic hole transporting oligothiophene for planar perovskite solar cells with improved stability
Lingling Zheng, Yao-Hsien Chung, Yingzhuang Ma, Lipei Zhang, Lixin Xiao, Zhijian Chen, Shufeng Wang, Bo Qu and Qihuang Gong
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC04680C, Communication

A rapid synthesis of high aspect ratio copper nanowires for high-performance transparent conducting films
Shengrong Ye, Aaron R. Rathmell, Ian E. Stewart, Yoon-Cheol Ha, Adria R. Wilson, Zuofeng Chen and Benjamin J. Wiley
DOI: 10.1039/C3CC48561G, Communication

Star-shaped hole transporting materials with a triazine unit for efficient perovskite solar cells
Kwangseok Do, Hyeju Choi, Kimin Lim, Hyunjun Jo, Jin Woo Cho, Mohammad K. Nazeeruddin and Jaejung Ko
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC04550E, Communication

Incorporation of iron hydrogenase active sites into a highly stable metal–organic framework for photocatalytic hydrogen generation
Koroush Sasan, Qipu Lin, ChengYu Mao and Pingyun Feng
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC03946G, Communication

Electrochemical activation of carbon dioxide in ionic liquid: synthesis of cyclic carbonates at mild reaction conditions
Hongzhou Yang, Yanlong Gu, Youquan Deng and Feng Shi
DOI: 10.1039/B108451H, Communication

A quick, simple, robust method to measure the acidity of ionic liquids
John Gräsvik, Jason P. Hallett, Trang Quynh To and Tom Welton
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC02816C, Communication

Modulating DNA-templated silver nanoclusters for fluorescence turn-on detection of thiol compounds
Zhengzhen Huang, Fang Pu, Youhui Lin, Jinsong Ren and Xiaogang Qu
DOI: 10.1039/C0CC05651K, Communication

CH3NH3PbI(3−x)(BF4)x: molecular ion substituted hybrid perovskite
Satyawan Nagane, Umesh Bansode, Onkar Game, Shraddha Chhatre and Satishchandra Ogale
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC04537H, Communication

Fluorescent probes for hydrogen sulfide detection and bioimaging
Fabiao Yu, Xiaoyue Han and Lingxin Chen
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC03312D, Feature Article

Synthesis of 1,2-amino alcohols via catalytic C–H amidation of sp3 methyl C–H bonds

Taek Kang, Heejeong Kim, Jeung Gon Kim and Sukbok Chang
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC05655H, Communication

Synthesis and characterization of multi-helical DNA–silica fibers
Yuanyuan Cao, Junjie Xie, Ben Liu, Lu Han and Shunai Che
DOI: 10.1039/C2CC37470F, Communication

Recent advances in the catalytic asymmetric 1,3-dipolar cycloaddition of azomethine ylides
Javier Adrio and Juan C. Carretero
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC04381B, Feature Article

Wet chemical synthesis of silver nanorods and nanowires of controllable aspect ratio
Nikhil R. Jana, Latha Gearheart and Catherine J. Murphy
DOI: 10.1039/B100521I, Communication

A metal free domino synthesis of 3-aroylindoles via two sp3 C–H activation
Anupal Gogoi, Anju Modi, Srimanta Guin, Saroj Kumar Rout, Debapratim Das and Bhisma K. Patel
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC04407J, Communication

Self-assembly of supramolecularly engineered polymers and their biomedical applications
Dali Wang, Gangsheng Tong, Ruijiao Dong, Yongfeng Zhou, Jian Shen and Xinyuan Zhu
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC03155E, Feature Article
From themed collection Polymer Self-Assembly

Nitrogen-centered radical-mediated C–H imidation of arenes and heteroarenes via visible light induced photocatalysis
Hyejin Kim, Taehoon Kim, Dong Gil Lee, Sang Weon Roh and Chulbom Lee
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC03905J, Communication

Visible light-promoted metal-free sp3-C–H fluorination
Ji-Bao Xia, Chen Zhu and Chuo Chen
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC05650G, Communication

Cu-Catalyzed Suzuki–Miyaura reactions of primary and secondary benzyl halides with arylboronates
Yan-Yan Sun, Jun Yi, Xi Lu, Zhen-Qi Zhang, Bin Xiao and Yao Fu
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC05376A, Communication

Nanostructured electrochromic smart windows: traditional materials and NIR-selective plasmonic nanocrystals

Evan L. Runnerstrom, Anna Llordés, Sebastien D. Lounis and Delia J. Milliron
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC03109A, Feature Article

Are Zr6-based MOFs water stable? Linker hydrolysis vs. capillary-force-driven channel collapse
Joseph E. Mondloch, Michael J. Katz, Nora Planas, David Semrouni, Laura Gagliardi, Joseph T. Hupp and Omar K. Farha
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC02401J, Communication

Graphene quantum dots: emergent nanolights for bioimaging, sensors, catalysis and photovoltaic devices
Jianhua Shen, Yihua Zhu, Xiaoling Yang and Chunzhong Li
DOI: 10.1039/C2CC00110A, Feature Article


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Top 25 ChemComm articles April–June 2014

We are delighted to share with you the top 25 most downloaded articles in ChemComm from April–June 2014. 

Top 25 most downloaded ChemComm articles for Q2 2014

Nanoparticles act as protein carriers during cellular internalization
Gerard W. Doorley and Christine K. Payne
DOI: 10.1039/C2CC16937A

Alzheimer’s disease amyloid beta converting left-handed Z-DNA back to right-handed B-form
Jie Geng, Chuanqi Zhao, Jinsong Ren and Xiaogang Qu
DOI: 10.1039/C0CC02049D

Polyfunctional benzylic zinc chlorides by the direct insertion of magnesium into benzylic chlorides in the presence of LiCl and ZnCl2
Albrecht Metzger, Fabian M. Piller and Paul Knochel
DOI: 10.1039/B812396A

Proton-regulated rectified ionic transport through solid-state conical nanopores modified with phosphate-bearing polymer brushes
Basit Yameen, Mubarak Ali, Reinhard Neumann, Wolfgang Ensinger, Wolfgang Knoll and Omar Azzaroni
DOI: 10.1039/B920870D

Wet chemical synthesis of silver nanorods and nanowires of controllable aspect ratio
Nikhil R. Jana, Latha Gearheart and Catherine J. Murphy
DOI: 10.1039/B100521I

Self-assembly of functional columnar liquid crystals
Takashi Kato, Takuma Yasuda, Yuko Kamikawa and Masafumi Yoshio
DOI: 10.1039/B816624B

Multifunctional catalysis by Pd-polyoxometalate: one-step conversion of acetone to methyl isobutyl ketone
Robert D. Hetterley, Elena F. Kozhevnikova and Ivan V. Kozhevnikov
DOI: 10.1039/B515325E

A robust, catalytic metal–organic framework with open 2,2′-bipyridine sites

Honghan Fei and Seth M. Cohen
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC01607F

Examination of native chemical ligation using peptidyl prolyl thioesters
Takahiro Nakamura, Akira Shigenaga, Kohei Sato, Yusuke Tsuda, Ken Sakamoto and Akira Otaka
DOI: 10.1039/C3CC47228K

Photo- and electro-chromism of diarylethene modified ITO electrodes—towards molecular based read–write–erase information storage
Jetsuda Areephong, Wesley R. Browne, Nathalie Katsonis and Ben L. Feringa
DOI: 10.1039/B608502D

Aggregation-induced emission: phenomenon, mechanism and applications
Yuning Hong, Jacky W. Y. Lam and Ben Zhong Tang
DOI: 10.1039/B904665H

Direct arylation of pyridines without the use of a transition metal catalyst
Yahui Li, Wei Liu and Chunxiang Kuang
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC02546F

One-pot synthesis of magnetic particle-embedded porous carbon composites from metal–organic frameworks and their sorption properties
Hee Jung Lee, Won Cho, Eunji Lim and Moonhyun Oh
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC01914H

Interaction of modified liposomes with Bacillus spores
Sergey Kazakov, Marian Kaholek, Tao Ji, Charles L. Turnbough, Jr and Kalle Levon
DOI: 10.1039/B312389H

A facile one-pot method to high-quality Ag-graphene composite nanosheets for efficient surface-enhanced Raman scattering
Zhe Zhang, Fugang Xu, Wenshu Yang, Mingyi Guo, Xiaodan Wang, Bailin Zhang and Jilin Tang
DOI: 10.1039/C1CC11125F

Graphene quantum dots: emergent nanolights for bioimaging, sensors, catalysis and photovoltaic devices

Jianhua Shen, Yihua Zhu, Xiaoling Yang and Chunzhong Li
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