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311291051 Interface engineering: boosting the energy conversion efficiencies for nanostructured solar cells.  
Nanostructured solar cells have attracted increasing attention in recent years because their low cost and ease of preparation offer unique advantages and opportunities unavailable with...
311291050 Bifunctional antioxidant enzyme mimics of albumin-binding Salphen Schiff-base metal complexes.  
New kinds of bifunctional antioxidant enzyme mimics were prepared, and their superoxide anion radical ([O.sub.2.sup.x-] ) and hydroxyl radical (x OH) scavenging activity was investigated. These...
311291049 Electronic interactions of silicon nanocrystals and nanocarbon materials: hybrid solar cells.  
Hybrid inorganic/nanocarbon solar cells represent low-cost solutions for the large-scale manufacturing of energy conversion devices. Here we discuss results that relate to the...
311291048 Peculiarities of axial and radial Ge-Si heterojunction formation in nanowires: Monte Carlo simulation.  
The process of axial and radial Si-Ge heterostructure formation during nanowire growth by vapor-liquid-solid (VLS) mechanism was studied using Monte Carlo (MC) simulation. It was demonstrated that...
311291047 Integrated reactions using addition to conjugated imines and iminium salts.  
Recently, nucleophilic addition reactions to imino functions have been utilized in many crucial steps for the synthesis of bioactive and functional materials. This article summarizes the...
311291046 Bionanocomposites: green sustainable materials for the near future.  
Bionanocomposites are a novel class of nanosized materials. They contain the constituent of biological origin and particles with at least one dimension in the range of 1-100 nm. There are...
311291045 Efficient synthesis and self-assembly of hetero-grafted amphiphilic polypepide bottlebrushes.  
A new type of hetero-grafted molecular bottlebrush with polypeptide as backbone was synthesized using graft-onto strategy. Poly(y-propargyl-L-glutamate) (PPLG) as backbone was firstly...
311291044 Syntheses of hyperbranched liquid-crystalline biopolymers with strong adhesion from phenolic phytomonomers.  
A novel thermotropic liquid-crystalline (LC) biocopolymer, poly{trans-3methoxyl-4-hydroxycinnamic acid (MHCA: ferulic acid)-co-trans-3,4-dihy
311291043 Synthesis and applications of CdSe nano-tetrapods in hybrid photovoltaic devices.  
Tetrapod-shaped nanocrystals have attracted increasing interest for optoelectronic applications in recent years due to their rich morphologies. With unique properties such as a direct band-gap...
311291042 Photostability and optical properties of modified titanium dioxide.  
The influence of different modifiers, [P.sub.2][O.sub.5], [K.sub.2]O, [Al.sub.2][O.sub.3], Si[O.sub.2], Ce[O.sub.2], and Zr[O.sub.2], on the optical properties and photostability of...
311291041 Design and properties of biopolymer-silica hybrid materials: The example of pectin-based biodegradable hydrogels.  
The association of natural polymers with silica is a fruitful strategy to design novel hybrid structures with potential applications in the fields of biotechnology, medicine, and environmental...
311291040 Role of nanosized oxide in catalysis on the nanoporous surface of zeolite particles.  
Based on our studies on the hybrid catalysts of nanosized (ns) oxide with zeolite, products obtained from the isomerization and hydrocracking of heavier n-paraffins and the role of ns oxide...
311291039 Tantalum carbide-graphite composite film synthesized by hot-filament chemical vapor deposition.  
A composite film of tantalum carbide (TaC)-graphite was synthesized on etched Si using thermal evaporation of Ta followed by C/H chemical vapor deposition (CVD). In the present study, Ta wire 0.5...
308129486 Carbohydrate biomarker recognition using synthetic lectin mimics.  
Carbohydrate biomarkers play very important roles in a wide range of biological and pathological processes. Compounds that can specifically recognize a carbohydrate biomarker are useful for...
308129485 Using halo (het) arylboronic species to achieve synthesis of foldamers as protein-protein interaction disruptors.  
Protein-protein interactions (PPIs) play a central role in all biological processes and have been the focus of intense investigations from structural molecular biology to cell biology for the...
308129484 Boron and carbon: Antagonistic or complementary? Proposal for a simple prototype of a molecular clutch or molecular switch.  
Boron and carbon, either in elemental form or when combined, are structurally very different. They are indeed complementary, and the weaknesses of one can be complemented by the strengths of the...
308129483 Progress toward red and near-infrared (NIR) emitting saccharide sensors.  
Red-shifted and near-infrared (NIR)-active rhodamine analogs and their boronic acid derivatives were synthesized and studied. These latter compounds function as fluorogenic NIR active substrates...
308129482 Complexity-generating hydration reactions via gold-catalyzed addition of boronic acids to alkynes.  
Boronic acids can serve as organic soluble substitutes for water molecules in the metal-catalyzed hydration of alkynes. The Au-catalyzed addition of boronic acids to alkynes provides an...
308129481 Boron-based pronucleophiles in catalytic (asymmetric) c([sp.sup.3])-allyl cross-couplings.  
Allylic and allenyl boronates or boranes were uncovered as suitable pronucleophiles in catalytic C--C bond formations with C([sp.sup.3]) electrophiles such as 0,0-acetals and MO-aminals or ethers...
308129480 (2R,3R)-1,4-dimethoxy-1,1,4,4-tetraphenylbutane-2,3-diol: valuable reagent in the asymmetric synthesis of organoboronates.  
308129479 (2R,3R)-1,4-dimethoxy-1,1,4,4-tetraphenylbutane-2,3-diol: valuable reagent in the asymmetric synthesis of organoboronates.  
Tartrate-derived (2R,3R)-1,4-dimethoxy-1,1,4,4-tetraphenylbutane-2,3-diol has found diverse applications in asymmetric organic synthesis. Among these, its utilization as a protecting group for...
308129478 Identification of heat shock protein 60 as the regulator of the hypoxia-inducible factor subunit HIF-1[alpha].  
The hypoxia-inducible factor (HIF) takes part in transcriptional activation of hypoxia-responsive genes such as vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF), insulin-like growth factor, and inducible...
308129477 Synthesis and oxidation of hexafluoroisopropoxyborylferrocenes.  
The ferrocenylboranes ([BOhfip.sub.2])Fc and 1.1'-[([BOhfip.sub.2]).sub.2] were prepared (Fc = ferrocenyl, Ohfip = [([CF.sub.3]).sub.2] CH-O); 1,1'-[([BOhfip.sub.2]).sub.2]Fc was further oxidized...
308129476 Isotope incorporation using organoboranes.  
Isotopes have played an important role in chemistry, biology, and medicine. For the last three decades, we have focused on the use of organoboron compounds as precursors to isotopically...
308129475 Nanotechnology-driven chemistry of boron materials.  
The chemistry and reactivity of carborane-appended magnetic nanoparticles and boron-based nanomaterials are briefly reviewed with an emphasis on our contribution to this field. The...
308129474 Imitation and modification of bioactive lead structures via integration of boron clusters.  
In medicinal chemistry, carbaboranes can be employed either as boron carriers for boron neutron capture therapy (BNCT) or as scaffolds for radiodiagnostic or therapeutic agents. We have developed...
308129473 Polyhedral borane derivatives: unique and versatile structural motifs.  
Compounds with polyhedral borane moieties have demonstrated numerous unique properties for a variety of applications, including nanoelectronics, drug delivery vehicles, and live cell...
308129472 Catalytic enantioselective transformations of borylated substrates: preparation and synthetic applications of chiral alkylboronates.  
Organoboronic acid derivatives are well-established intermediates for the preparation of alcohols and amines, and in the formation of C-C bonds via different reactions, including homologations,...
308129471 Derivatization chemistry of the double-decker dicobalt sandwich ion targeted to design biologically active substances.  
A synthesis of the first double-decker sandwich ion [[(1',2'-[C.sub.2][B.sub.9][H.sub.11])- 3,3'Co(1,2[C.sub.2][B.sub.8][H.sub.10])-6,3"-Co-(1",2"- [C.sub.2][B.sub.9][H.sub.11])].sup.2-]...
308129470 Heterometallic cubane-type clusters containing group 13 and 16 elements.  
Heterometallic cubane-type clusters were synthesized from the reaction of group 6 and 8 metallaboranes using transition-metal carbonyl compounds. Structural and spectroscopic study revealed the...
308129469 Nucleophilic boron strikes back.  
It has been demonstrated that the interaction of a simple Lewis base with tetraalkoxydiboranes generates an unusual nucleophilic character in one of the boryl moieties. The interaction of...
308129468 Frustrated Lewis pairs: some recent developments.  
The chemistry of some reactive frustrated Lewis pairs (FLPs) is reported. This includes intramolecular P/B and N/B FLPs, some of which were used as catalysts for the hydrogenation of electron-rich...
308129467 A unique, two-component sensing system for fluorescence detection of glucose and other carbohydrates.  
In our glucose-sensing system, a boronic acid-modified viologen molecule quenches the fluorescence of a separate dye molecule. When glucose or other monosaccharides are added and bind to the...
305661222 JCAMP-DX for circular dichroism spectra and metadata (IUPAC Recommendations 2012).  
Circular dichroism (CD) spectroscopy is a widely used technique for the characterisation of proteins. A number of CD instruments are currently on the market, and there are more than a dozen...
305661221 A brief guide to polymer nomenclature (IUPAC Technical Report).  
305661220 Terminology and nomenclature for macromolecular rotaxanes and pseudorotaxanes (IUPAC Recommendations 2012).  
This document provides (i) definitions of terms related to macromolecular rotaxanes and macromolecular pseudorotaxanes and (ii) recommendations for naming these macromolecular assemblies....
305661219 Green polymer chemistry: living oxidative polymerization of dithiols.  
Reduction sensitivity and mild synthetic conditions make disulfide-bonded materials ideal for degradable biomaterial applications. Both the degradation and the synthetic advantages...
305661218 Synthesis of copolymers of ethylene and (meth)acrylates or styrene by an original dual radical/catalytic mechanism.  
Neutral [Ni.sup.II] complexes, classically used for catalytic ethylene polymerization, can play an additional role as radical initiators of the homo- and copolymerizations of (meth)acrylates...
305661217 Rapid and controlled synthesis of hydrophobic polyethers by monomer activation.  
A series of polyethers was prepared by monomer-activated anionic polymerization. The combination of an ammonium salt with triisobutylaluminum allowed the polymerization of epoxides...
305661216 Advances in cationic photopolymerization.  
This review discusses cationic UV-curing processes of vinyl ethers, propenyl ethers, and epoxy monomers. Cationic photopolymerization based on photogeneration of acid from onium salts induced by...
305661215 Activated monomer mechanism in the cationic polymerization of L,L-lactide.  
Cationic polymerization of L,L-lactide (LA) in the presence of trifluoromethane-sulfonic acid (TfA) has been studied. It was found that propagation proceeds mainly according to the activated...
305661214 Polyisoprene synthesized via cationic polymerization: state of the art.  
In this paper, more than 70 years of cationic polymerization of isoprene (IP) are reviewed. Up to now, the controlled or living cationic polymerization of IP was never reported due to numerous...
305661213 Cauliflower polyaniline/multiwalled carbon nanotube electrode and its applications to hydrogen peroxide and glucose detection.  
Vertically aligned polyaniline (PANI) structures were prepared by controlling the deposition current density during a stepwise template-free electrochemical deposition process of aniline on a...
305661212 Pulsed chronopotentiometric membrane electrodes based on plasticized poly(vinyl chloride) with covalently bound ferrocene functionalities as solid contact transducer.  
Ion-selective membrane materials based on poly(vinyl chloride) (PVC)-containing covalently attached redox-active ferrocene (Fc) groups are characterized here as all-solid-state pulsed voltammetric...
305661211 Chemiluminescence immunoassay for a nonionic surfactant using a compact disc-type microfluidic platform.  
A simple and pump-free chemiluminescence immunoassay based on a compact disc (CD)-type microfluidic platform for the determination of alkylphenol polyethoxylates (APnEOs) is described. The method...
305661210 Reagent-free analytical flow methods for the soft drink industry: efforts for environmentally friendly chemical analysis.  
The evolution of an entirely green analytical system for industrial quality control of carbonated drinks is described. The developed flow system is capable of providing analytical data of the...
305661209 Computer-controlled fluid-flow chemical analysis (CC-FCA) and its application to environmental analytical chemistry.  
Computer-controlled fluid-flow chemical analysis (CC-FCA) was investigated for the determination of trace amounts of toxic pollutants in the environment. For CC-FCA, automated chemical analysis...
305661208 Laboratory automation based on flow techniques.  
Flow techniques have undoubtedly aroused special interest in relation to many other automatic methodologies of analysis. Ever since segmented flow analysis (SFA) was developed by Skeggs in 1957,...
305661207 More with less: advances in flow and paper-based monitoring of nutrients in aquatic systems.  
This paper highlights the importance of the collection of data that is of suitable quality and of appropriate frequency and/or spatial intensity for the monitoring of aquatic systems. The...
301870051 IUPAC/CITAC Guide: investigating out-of-specification test results of chemical composition based on metrological concepts (IUPAC Technical Report).  
A metrological background for investigating out-of-specification (OOS) test results of chemical composition is discussed. When an OOS test result is identified, it is important to determine its...