It’s Valentine’s Day – and we’ve got chemistry!

Love is in the air and also, it would seem, in our journals too. Here’s the general chemistry team’s tips for creating the right chemistry for your Valentine’s Day:

1. All you need is love? Not quite, but it’s a good start
Gabriele Froböse, Rolf Froböse, Lust and Love Is it more than chemistry?, Royal Society of Chemistry, Cambridge, 2006
 
 2.  Say it with flowers
Flowerlike supramolecular architectures assembled from C-60 equipped with a pyridine substituent
Xuan Zhang, Takashi Nakanishi, Tetsuya Ogawa, Akinori Saeki, Shu Seki, Yanfei Shen, Yusuke Yamauchi and Masayuki Takeuchi, Chem. Commun., 2010, 46, 8752-8754 

3.  Put some fizz into your relationship
Recent advances in the science of champagne bubbles
Gérard Liger-Belair, Guillaume Polidori and Philippe Jeandet, Chem. Soc. Rev., 2008, 37, 2490-2511
4.  If you’re really serious, a ring wouldn’t hurt
Design synthesis and photocatalytic activity of a novel lilac-like silver-vanadate hybrid solid based on dicyclic rings of [V4O12](4-) with {Ag7}(7+) cluster
Yan Hu, Fang Luo and Fangfang Dong, Chem. Commun., 2011, 47, 761-763
 5.  And remember: diamonds are a girl’s best friend
Playing the surface game-Diels-Alder reactions on diamond nanoparticles
Gerald Jarre, Yuejiang Liang, Patrick Betz, Daniel Lang and Anke Krueger, Chem. Commun., 2011, 47, 544-546
6. First comes love then comes….?
Marriage of porphyrin chemistry with metal-catalysed reactions
Hiroshi Shinokubo and Atsuhiro Osuka, Chem. Commun., 2009, 1011-1021
 

Do you have any more suggestions for forming bonds with your loved one? Post them below to share the love.

Have a happy Valentine’s Day!

Joanne

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10 Responses to “It’s Valentine’s Day – and we’ve got chemistry!”

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  2. Great post Joanne! There are some microcrystallite chocolates for you this Valentine’s day in this Crystal Clear post about Shubin Qin et al.’s CrystEngComm article here:

    http://blogs.rsc.org/ce/2010/09/20/october-crystal-clear-chocablock/

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  3. Will Dennis, Publishing Editor says:

    Yep good post Joanne,

    Though if like me you ritually avoid valentines then you may just be in at home watching a film (http://xlink.rsc.org/?doi=10.1039/C0SC00446D).

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  4. Jennifer Newton, Publishing Editor says:

    We’ve got chemistry but no cards in the Analytical team….

    If you’re heartbroken too read this Analyst paper on a method for inducing ischemia/reperfusion injury in primary cardiomyocytes to determine the kinetics of apoptosis in cardiomyocyte loss.

    Ischemia/reperfusion injury of primary porcine cardiomyocytes in a low-shear microfluidic culture and analysis device
    Grishma Khanal, Kiyong Chung, Ximena Solis-Wever, Bradley Johnson and Dimitri Pappas
    Analyst, 2011
    DOI: 10.1039/C0AN00845A
    http://xlink.rsc.org/?doi=10.1039/C0AN00845A

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