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Read our Editors’ Collection on CO2 capture/reduction by Carlos D. Garcia

We are delighted to share with you our latest collection of recently published articles focusing on CO2 capture/reduction, handpicked by Associate Editor Carlos D. Garcia.

The collection features the most remarkable contributions published in the journal and aims to highlight recent work published and raise awareness of the most current strategies to mitigate the impact of CO2 on the atmosphere. The articles describe strategies to either promote the capture of CO2 or its reduction to yield organic compounds of higher value (methane, methanol, carbon monoxide, and short-chain organic acids). Although most of these articles describe clever chemical reactivity, their main focus ranges from biomimetic approaches to electrochemistry and photocatalysis. A central theme of these articles is the use and modification of nanomaterials.

As the world’s largest gold open access chemistry journal, all publications in RSC Advances are free to access. We hope you enjoy reading these articles.

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Efficient electrocatalytic reduction of carbon dioxide by metal-doped β12-borophene monolayers
Jin-Hang Liu, Li-Ming Yang and Eric Ganz
RSC Adv., 2019, 9, 27710-27719. DOI: 10.1039/C9RA04135D

Catalysis with carbon nanoparticles
Caterina Testa, Agatino Zammataro, Andrea Pappalardo and Giuseppe Trusso Sfrazzetto
RSC Adv., 2019, 9, 27659-27664. DOI: 10.1039/C9RA05689K

A short review of recent advances in CO2 hydrogenation to hydrocarbons over heterogeneous catalysts
Wenhui Li, Haozhi Wang, Xiao Jiang, Jie Zhu, Zhongmin Liu, Xinwen Guo and Chunshan Song
RSC Adv., 2018, 8, 7651-7669. DOI: 10.1039/C7RA13546G

 

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Meet the Editor

Dr. Garcia received his B.S. in Biochemistry and Ph.D. in Chemistry from the National University of Cordoba (Argentina) in 1996 and 2001, respectively. He then performed postdoctoral studies at Mississippi State University and Colorado State University under the supervision of Dr. W. Wilson and Dr. Charles Henry, respectively. In September of 2004, he joined the faculty at The University of Texas at San Antonio as an Assistant Professor of Analytical Chemistry, where he was promoted to Associate Professor (2010) and to Professor (2014). In Aug 2015, he joined Clemson University. In 2018 he was elected Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry. His group is focused on the study of interactions of proteins with nanostructured surfaces, the development of paper-derived electrodes, and the integration of nanomaterials with microfluidic devices.

 

 

 

 

 

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RSC Advances Review Collection Online Now!

RSC Advances Royal Society of Chemistry

We have recently updated our 2019 Review collection to include all of the Reviews published in RSC Advances in the last 6 months. We will update this collection monthly so you can come back throughout the year. As all of our articles are Open Access you can easily share your favourites online and with your colleagues.

 

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Browse some of the reviews below:

Novel diagnostics for point-of-care bacterial detection and identification
Savannah Reali, Elias Y. Najib, Krisztina E. Treuerné Balázs, Adeline Chern Hui Tan, Linda Váradi, David E. Hibbs and Paul W. Groundwater
RSC Adv., 2019, 9, 21486-21497
DOI: 10.1039/C9RA03118A, Review

Recent developments in the fabrication, characterization and implementation of MgH2-based solid-hydrogen materials in the Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research
Mohamed Sherif El-Eskandarany
RSC Adv., 2019, 9, 9907-9930
DOI: 10.1039/C9RA00287A, Review

Towards bioinspired in vitro models of intestinal mucus
Lorenzo Sardelli, Daniela Peneda Pacheco, Anna Ziccarelli, Marta Tunesi, Omar Caspani, Andrea Fusari, Francesco Briatico Vangosa, Carmen Giordanoa and Paola Petrini
RSC Adv., 2019, 9, 15887-15899
DOI: 10.1039/C9RA02368B, Review

Mimicking growth factors: role of small molecule scaffold additives in promoting tissue regeneration and repair
Nowsheen Goonoo and Archana Bhaw-Luximon
RSC Adv., 2019, 9, 18124-18146
DOI: 10.1039/C9RA02765C, Review

Gelatin methacryloyl (GelMA)-based biomaterials for bone regeneration
Zhenqiang Dong, Qijuan Yuan, Keqing Huang, Wanli Xu, Guiting Liu and Zhipeng Gu
RSC Adv., 2019, 9, 17737-17744
DOI: 10.1039/C9RA02695A, Review

Cytochrome P450 1B1: role in health and disease and effect of nutrition on its expression
Bakht Ramin Shah, Wei Xu and Jan Mraz
RSC Adv., 2019, 9, 21050-21062
DOI: 10.1039/C9RA03674A, Review

Clinical developments of antitumor polymer therapeutics
Shazia Parveen, Farukh Arjmand and Sartaj Tabassum
RSC Adv., 2019, 9, 24699-24721
DOI: 10.1039/C9RA04358F, Review

 

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Read our Editors’ Collection on Chemical Biology by Amanda Garner

We are delighted to share with you our latest collection of recently published articles focusing on chemical biology handpicked by Associate Editor Amanda Garner.

As the world’s largest gold open access chemistry journal, all publications in RSC Advances are free to access. We hope you enjoy reading these articles.

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Featured articles:

Design and synthesis of cysteine-specific labels for photo-crosslinking studies
Martin Walko, Eric Hewitt, Sheena E. Radford and Andrew J. Wilson
RSC Adv., 2019, 9, 7610–7614. DOI: 10.1039/C8RA10436K

Gs protein peptidomimetics as allosteric modulators of the β2-adrenergic receptor
Lotte-Emilie Boyhus, Jesper Mosolff Mathiesen, Daniel Sejer Pedersen et al.
RSC Adv., 2018, 8, 2219–2228. DOI: 10.1039/C7RA11713B

Small molecule PROTACs: an emerging technology for targeted therapy in drug discovery
Haixiang Pei, Yangrui Peng, Qiuhua Zhao and Yihua Chen
RSC Adv., 2019, 9, 16967–16976, DOI: 10.1039/C9RA03423D

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Meet the Editor

Amanda Garner received her Ph.D. in Chemistry from the University of Pittsburgh working under the supervision of Prof. Kazunori Koide and completed NIH-funded postdoctoral studies in the laboratory of Prof. Kim Janda at The Scripps Research Institute. She began her independent career in 2013 in the Department of Medicinal Chemistry at the University of Michigan.
Her laboratory uses chemical biology, medicinal chemistry and molecular and cellular biology approaches to investigate the high-risk/high-reward areas of targeting microRNAs, RNA-protein and protein-protein interactions for probe and drug discovery.

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Read July’s Editors’ Collection: Fluorescent Sensors by Associate Editor Andrea Pucci

We are delighted to share with you our latest collection of recently published articles focusing on Fluorescent sensors handpicked by Associate Editor Professor Andrea Pucci.

As the world’s largest gold open access chemistry journal, all publications in RSC Advances are free to access. We hope you enjoy reading these articles.

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Featured articles:

Fluorescent carbon dots: rational synthesis, tunable optical properties and analytical applications
Yifan Wang, Yanwu Zhu, Shaoming Yu and Changlong Jiang
RSC Adv., 2017, 7, 40973–40989. DOI: 10.1039/C7RA07573A

Skin cancer detection using non-invasive techniques
Vigneswaran Narayanamurthy, P. Padmapriya, A. Noorasafrin, B. Pooja, K. Hema, Al’aina Yuhainis Firus Khan, K. Nithyakalyani and Fahmi Samsuri
RSC Adv., 2018, 8, 28095–28130. DOI: 10.1039/C8RA04164D

A review on graphene-based nanocomposites for electrochemical and fluorescent biosensors
Siva Kumar Krishnan, Eric Singh, Pragya Singh, Meyya Meyyappan and Hari Singh Nalwa
RSC Adv., 2019, 9, 8778–8881, DOI: 10.1039/C8RA09577A

 

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Andrea Pucci, RSC Advances Associate Editor Royal Society of Chemistry

Associate Editor Andrea Pucci is an Associate Professor in industrial chemistry at the University of Pisa. His scientific interests are expressed in the field of chromogenic and functional polymers.

His recent publications in RSC Advances include:

 

Room temperature amine sensors enabled by sidewall functionalization of single-walled carbon nanotubes
Clara Paoletti, Maggie He, Pietro Salvo, Bernardo Melai, Nicola Calisi, Matteo Mannini, Brunetto Cortigiani, Francesca G. Bellagambi, Timothy M. Swager, Fabio Di Francesco and Andrea Pucci
RSC Adv., 2018, 8, 5578-5585, DOI: 10.1039/C7RA13304A

 

 

A push–pull silafluorene fluorophore for highly efficient luminescent solar concentrators
Federico Gianfaldoni, Francesca De Nisi, Giuseppe Iasilli, Annamaria Panniello, Elisabetta Fanizza, Marinella Striccoli, Daiki Ryuse, Masaki Shimizu, Tarita Bivera and Andrea Pucci
RSC Adv., 2017, 7, 37302-37309, DOI: 10.1039/C7RA08022K

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Read our Editors’ Collection on Catalytic Organic Transformations by Thierry Ollevier

We are delighted to share with you our latest collection of recently published articles focusing on Catalytic Organic Transformations handpicked by Associate Editor Professor Thierry Ollevier.

As the world’s largest gold open access chemistry journal, all publications in RSC Advances are free to access. We hope you enjoy reading these articles.

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Featured articles:

Chan–Lam coupling reaction of sulfamoyl azides with arylboronic acids for synthesis of unsymmetrical N-arylsulfamides
Suk-Young Won, Seo-Eun Kim, Yong-Ju Kwon, Inji Shin, Jungyeob Ham and Won-Suk Kim
RSC Adv., 2019, 9, 2493-2497. DOI: 10.1039/C8RA09219B

Recent metal-catalysed approaches for the synthesis of cyclopenta[b]indoles
Thavaraj Vivekanand, Bishnupada Satpathi, Siddheshwar K. Bankar and S. S. V. Ramasastry
RSC Adv., 2018, 8, 18576-18588. DOI: 10.1039/C8RA03480J

Rh(III)-catalyzed sequential C–H activation and annulation: access to N-fused heterocycles from arylazoles and α-diazocarbonyl compounds
Jiyang Jie, Haoyi Li, Songxiao Wu, Qingyu Chai, Haining Wang and Xiaobo Yang
RSC Adv., 2017, 7, 20548-20552, DOI: 10.1039/C7RA03262E

 

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RSC Advances Associate Editor Thierry Ollevier

 

 

Meet the Editor

Born in Brussels, Thierry Ollevier obtained his B.Sc. and Ph.D. at the Université de Namur, Belgium, and was Postdoctorate Fellow at the Université Catholique de Louvain, Belgium under István E. Markó (1997), NATO Postdoctorate Fellow at Stanford University under Barry M. Trost (1998–2000), then Postdoctorate fellow at the Université de Montréal under André B. Charette (2000–2001).

After being appointed as an Assistant Professor in 2001 at Université Laval, he became an Associate and is currently Full Professor. Current research in his group aims at designing novel catalysts, developing catalytic reactions and applying these methods to chemical synthesis. He is active in the areas of Lewis acids, asymmetric catalysis, and synthetic green chemistry. He has served as an Associate Editor of RSC Advances since 2015 and was admitted as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry (2016).

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Read our Editors’ Collection on Graphene by Pablo Denis

We are delighted to share with you our latest collection of recently published articles focusing on Graphene, handpicked by Associate Editor Pablo Denis.

As the world’s largest gold open access chemistry journal, all publications in RSC Advances are free to access. We hope you enjoy reading these articles.

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Featured articles:

Graphene, hexagonal boron nitride, and their heterostructures: properties and applications
Jingang Wang, Fengcai Ma and Mengtao Sun
RSC Adv., 2017, 7, 16801-16822. DOI: 10.1039/C7RA00260B

Uniform nanoporous graphene sponge from natural polysaccharides as a metal-free electrocatalyst for hydrogen generation
Jinan Niu, Antonio Domenech-Carbó, Ana Primo and Hermenegildo Garcia
RSC Adv., 2019, 9, 99-106. DOI: 10.1039/C8RA08745H

Synthesis and characterization of sulfophenyl-functionalized reduced graphene oxide sheets
Benjamin Diby Ossonon and Daniel Bélanger
RSC Adv., 2017, 7, 27224-27234. DOI: 10.1039/C6RA28311J

 

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Pablo Denis, RSC Advances Associate Editor

 

 

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Associate Editor Pablo A. Denis was born in 1975 in Uruguay. He received a PhD in Chemistry in 2004 before becoming a Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of California at Davis, and is now based at the Universidad de la Republica Oriental del Uruguay, Uruguay. His research interests include the investigation of 2D materials by means of first principle calculations.

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Read our Editors’ Collection on Supramolecular Chemistry by Leyong Wang

We are delighted to share with you our latest collection of recently published articles focusing on Supramolecular Chemistry, handpicked by Associate Editor Leyong Wang.

As the world’s largest gold open access chemistry journal, all publications in RSC Advances are free to access. We hope you enjoy reading these articles.

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Featured articles:

Bioinspired temporal supramolecular polymerization
Shikha Dhiman, Aritra Sarkara and Subi J. George
RSC Adv., 2018, 8, 18913-18925. DOI: 10.1039/C8RA03225D

Supramolecular control of liquid crystals by doping with halogen-bonding dyes
Jaana Vapaavuori, Antti Siiskonen, Valentina Dichiarante, Alessandra Forni, Marco Saccone, Tullio Pilati, Christian Pellerin, Atsushi Shishido, Pierangelo Metrangolo and Arri Priimagi
RSC Adv., 2017, 7, 40237-40242. DOI: 10.1039/C7RA06397K

Preparation of prolinamide with adamantane for aldol reaction catalysis in brine and separation using a poly(AN-MA-β-CD) nanofibrous film via host–guest interaction
Rui Wang, Enjie Xu, Zhenming Su, Haifeng Duan, Jinjin Wang, Longqi Xue, Yingjie Lin, Yaoxian Li, Zhonglin Wei and Qingbiao Yang
RSC Adv., 2018, 8, 28376-28385, DOI: 10.1039/C8RA04802A

 

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Professor Leyong Wang, RSC Advances Associate Editor, Editor's Collection: Supramolecular Chemistry

 

 

 

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Associate Editor Leyong Wang is a Professor at Nanjing University. His research focuses on supramolecular systems of molecular devices, from molecular macrocycles and cages, to topological molecules, and supramolecular dynamic materials for drug delivery and molecular sensing.

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Sticks and stones may break my bones, but hydrogels will never hurt me

Recent advancements in tissue engineering have led to the fabrication of complex materials that may be used as surrogates for heart, neuronal, bone and cartilage tissue regeneration. A vast majority of engineered tissues are composed of a three-dimensional scaffold at its core, layered with growth stimulating agents, that collectively nurture and support cell growth.

In a study by Gantar and colleagues at the Jozef Stefan Institute, Department for Nanostructured Materials in Slovenia,  a team of researchers created an injectable hydrogel as a potential biomaterial for bone tissue regeneration. They further demonstrate that the hydrogel is capable of self-healing and supports the growth of cells derived from human bone tissue.

Hydrogels based on reversible covalent bonds allow the material to rearrange its structure permanently. This forms the basis for self-healing. A potential drawback is that the conditions (temperature and pH) required to form these bonds to form are not suitable for supporting bone cell growth. Having recognized this limitation, the team decided to develop a liquid hydrogel that transitions to a gel-like state at a pH suitable for cell growth and proliferation. Further, the hydrogel was infused with bioactive glass (BAG) nanoparticles – a silica-based material known to support bone cell growth.

The study also characterizes the physical (elastic properties, compression) and biological (degradation, cytotoxicity) features of the injectable hydrogel. The study finds that the BAG nanoparticles do not drastically alter the physical and biological properties of the hydrogel and suggest that the combination is well suited to support bone cell growth. The team proposes that their efforts will contribute toward the development of an injectable material that will scaffold bone cells within the host and promote self-repair.

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Injectable and self-healing dynamic hydrogel containing bioactive glass nanoparticles as a potential biomaterial for bone regeneration
Ana Gantar, Nataša Drnovšek, Pablo Casuso, Adrián Pérez-San Vicente, Javier Rodriguez,c   Damien Dupin, Saša Novakab and Iraida Loinazc
RSC Adv., 2016,6, 69156-69166
DOI: 10.1039/C6RA17327F

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RSC Supramolecular Chemistry Award for Editor-in-Chief Mike Ward

Each year the Royal Society of Chemistry presents prizes and awards to chemical scientists who have made a considerable contribution in their area of research, in industry and academia. This year, we are delighted to announce that RSC Advances Editor-in-Chief, Professor Mike Ward of the University of Sheffield, UK, has been awarded the 2016 RSC Supramolecular Chemistry Award, for his leading contributions to the synthesis, characterisation, host-guest chemistry and functional properties of self-assembled coordination cages.

The Supramolecular Chemistry Award is awarded biennially and recognises studies leading to the design of functionally useful supramolecular species.

In celebration of the 2016 RSC Prizes and Awards, we have collected together some of the research recently published by the winners. This collection showcases articles authored by the winners from across the Royal Society of Chemistry’s journals portfolio, which are free to access for a limited period. A full list of 2016 winners and more information about RSC Prizes and Awards can be found here.

Please join us in congratulating Mike on this achievement!

We would like to highlight the RSC Advances themed collection, Supramolecular chemistry: self-assembly and molecular recognition, Guest Edited by Mike Ward.

The articles in this issue cover many aspects of the formation of, and molecular recognition with, non-covalent self-assembled systems. Systems studied span the range of supramolecular assemblies from MOFs to gels, and potential applications or functional behaviour that are on display here include host/guest chemistry, spin crossover, molecular sensors, and extraction/separation. This collection of articles powerfully illustrates the diversity and increasing importance of supramolecular chemistry.

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Introducing the organic chemistry collection

This organic chemisty collection has been collated by Editorial Board member Professor Russell Cox (Leibniz University Hannover, Germany). It brings together articles with the continued aim of inspiring new authors to submit their best work to the journal, and also to highlight great work by regular authors. These articles are already among the most highly cited works in the journal, illustrating their impact.

The subject areas of the articles include those traditionally regarded as organic, such as synthesis, catalysis, heterocyclic and organometallic chemistry, natural products chemistry and method development. In addition, the collection also includes articles from overlapping areas, such as green chemistry, fuel production, ionic solvents and materials chemistry, where there is a strong organic and biological component. Underpinning all are theoretical and computational studies. Finally, emerging areas, including photovoltaics and chemical biology, have strong organic chemistry foundations and also find a natural home in this RSC Advances collection.

This selection aims to illustrate the breadth, depth and impact of papers published in RSC Advances in the area of organic chemistry and stimulate new submissions in these and allied areas.

The collection contains reviews, communications and full papers, all of which can be found here.

Credit: Recent advances in 4(3H)-quinazolinone syntheses, 10.1039/C4RA00351A

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