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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