Angewandte Chemie International Edition

Cover image for Vol. 53 Issue 17

Editor: Peter Gölitz, Deputy Editors: Neville Compton, Haymo Ross

Online ISSN: 1521-3773

Associated Title(s): Angewandte Chemie, Chemistry - A European Journal, Chemistry – An Asian Journal, Zeitschrift für Chemie

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Borylene Complexes

Holger Braunschweig*[WWW], Melanie Forster, Thomas Kupfer, Fabian Seeler

Borylene Transfer under Thermal Conditions for the Synthesis of Rhodium and Iridium Borylene Complexes
[Communication]

Coming soon.

Fluorescence Sensing

Lik Hang Yuen, Raphael M. Franzini, Shenliang Wang, Pete Crisalli, Vijay Singh, Wei Jiang, Eric T. Kool*

Pattern-based Detection of Toxic Metals in Surface Water with DNA Polyfluorophores
[Communication]

Published online on April 22, 2014.
DOI: 10.1002/anie.201403235

Bioassays

Sana Jahanshahi-Anbuhi, Kevin Pennings, Vincent Leung, Meng Liu, Carmen Carrasquilla, Balamurali Kannan, Yingfu Li, Robert Pelton, John D. Brennan*, Carlos D. M. Filipe*

Pullulan Encapsulation of Labile Biomolecules to Give Stable Bioassay Tablets
[Communication]

Coming soon.

Organocatalysis

Jun-Long Li, Cai-Zhen Yue, Peng-Qiao Chen, You-Cai Xiao, Ying-Chun Chen*

Remote Enantioselective Friedel–Crafts Alkylations of Furans through HOMO Activation
[Communication]

Published online on April 22, 2014.
DOI: 10.1002/anie.201403082

Homogeneous Catalysis

Somnath Narayan Karad, Rai-Shung Liu*

Gold-Catalyzed 1,2-Oxoarylations of Nitriles with Pyridine-Derived Oxides
[Communication]

Published online on April 22, 2014.
DOI: 10.1002/anie.201403015

Heterocycle Synthesis

Siyun Shang, Daisy Zhang-Negrerie, Yunfei Du*, Kang Zhao*

Intramolecular Metal-Free Oxidative Aryl–Aryl Coupling: An Unusual Hypervalent-Iodine-Mediated Rearrangement of 2-Substituted N-Phenylbenzamides
[Communication]

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Umpolung

Tien Xuan Le, Caroline Papin, Gilles Doisneau*, Jean-Marie Beau*

Direct Umpolung of Glycals and Related 2,3-Unsaturated N-Acetylneuraminic Acid Derivatives Using Samarium Diiodide
[Communication]

Coming soon.

Hydrocarbons

Erik J. Lindeboom, Anthony C. Willis, Michael N. Paddon-Row*, Michael S. Sherburn*

Tetravinylethylene
[Communication]

Published online on April 23, 2014.
DOI: 10.1002/anie.201402840

Asymmetric Catalysis

Pan-Lin Shao[WWW], Jia-Yu Liao, Yee Ann Ho, Yu Zhao*

Highly Diastereo- and Enantioselective Silver-Catalyzed Double [3+2] Cyclization of α-Imino Esters with Isocyanoacetate
[Communication]

Published online on April 22, 2014.
DOI: 10.1002/anie.201402788

Polyazides

Ralf Haiges*, Piyush Deokar, Karl O. Christe

Coordination Adducts of Niobium(V) and Tantalum(V) Azide M(N3)5 (M=Nb, Ta) with Nitrogen Donor Ligands and their Self-Ionization
[Communication]

Published online on April 22, 2014.
DOI: 10.1002/anie.201402775

Asymmetric Catalysis

Qiankun Li, Chunling Fu, Shengming Ma*

Palladium-Catalyzed Asymmetric Amination of Allenyl Phosphates: Enantioselective Synthesis of Allenes with an Additional Unsaturated Unit
[Communication]

Coming soon.

Protein Modification

Rajesh K. Singh, Adithya Sundar, David Fushman*

Nonenzymatic Rubylation and Ubiquitination of Proteins for Structural and Functional Studies
[Communication]

Coming soon.

Transient Oligomer Structures

Bidyut Sarkar, Venus Singh Mithu, Bappaditya Chandra, Arghya Mandal, Muralidharan Chandrakesan, Debanjan Bhowmik, Perunthiruthy K. Madhu*, Sudipta Maiti*

Significant Structural Differences between Transient Amyloid-β Oligomers and Less-Toxic Fibrils in Regions Known to Harbor Familial Alzheimer′s Mutations
[Communication]
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Published online on April 23, 2014.
DOI: 10.1002/anie.201402636

RNA Repair

Paul Vogel[WWW], Marius F. Schneider, Jacqueline Wettengel, Thorsten Stafforst*

Improving Site-Directed RNA Editing In Vitro and in Cell Culture by Chemical Modification of the GuideRNA
[Communication]

Coming soon.

Polyketide Biosynthesis

Tomoshige Hiratsuka, Hideaki Suzuki, Ryo Kariya, Takashi Seo, Atsushi Minami, Hideaki Oikawa*

Biosynthesis of the Structurally Unique Polycyclopropanated Polyketide–Nucleoside Hybrid Jawsamycin (FR-900848)
[Communication]

Published online on April 23, 2014.
DOI: 10.1002/anie.201402623

Site-Specific Bioconjugation

Brett M. Paterson, Karen Alt, Charmaine M. Jeffery, Roger I. Price, Shweta Jagdale, Sheena Rigby, Charlotte C. Williams, Karlheinz Peter, Christoph E. Hagemeyer*, Paul S. Donnelly*

Enzyme-Mediated Site-Specific Bioconjugation of Metal Complexes to Proteins: Sortase-Mediated Coupling of Copper-64 to a Single-Chain Antibody
[Communication]

Coming soon.

Trifluoromethylthiolation

Feng Hu, Xinxin Shao, Dianhu Zhu, Long Lu, Qilong Shen*

Silver-Catalyzed Decarboxylative Trifluoromethylthiolation of Aliphatic Carboxylic Acids in Aqueous Emulsion
[Communication]

Coming soon.

Natural Products

Haoxuan Wang[WWW], Sarah E. Reisman*

Enantioselective Total Synthesis of (−)-Lansai B and (+)-Nocardioazines A and B
[Communication]

Coming soon.

Homogeneous Catalysis

Yuanhong Ma, Shuai Zhang, Shiping Yang, Feijie Song*, Jingsong You*

Gold-Catalyzed C(sp3)–H/C(sp)–H Coupling/Cyclization/Oxidative Alkynylation Sequence: A Powerful Strategy for the Synthesis of 3-Alkynyl Polysubstituted Furans
[Communication]

Coming soon.

Heterocycles

Agnes Prechter, Guilhem Henrion, Pierre Faudot dit Bel, Fabien Gagosz*

Gold-Catalyzed Synthesis of Functionalized Pyridines by Using 2H-Azirines as Synthetic Equivalents of Alkenyl Nitrenes
[Communication]

Coming soon.

Electron Transfer

Scott M. Dyar, Jonathan C. Barnes, Michal Juríček, J. Fraser Stoddart, Dick T. Co, Ryan M. Young*, Michael R. Wasielewski*

Electron Transfer and Multi-Electron Accumulation in ExBox4+
[Communication]

Coming soon.

Photochemistry

Tien M. Nguyen[WWW], Namita Manohar, David A. Nicewicz*

anti-Markovnikov Hydroamination of Alkenes Catalyzed by a Two-Component Organic Photoredox System: Direct Access to Phenethylamine Derivatives
[Communication]

Coming soon.

Synthetic Methods

Achim Link[WWW], Christof Sparr*

Organocatalytic Atroposelective Aldol Condensation: Synthesis of Axially Chiral Biaryls by Arene Formation
[Communication]

Published online on April 23, 2014.
DOI: 10.1002/anie.201402441

Sodium-Ion Battery

Elizabeth Castillo-Martínez, Javier Carretero-González, Michel Armand*

Polymeric Schiff Bases as Low-Voltage Redox Centers for Sodium-Ion Batteries
[Communication]

Published online on April 22, 2014.
DOI: 10.1002/anie.201402402

Natural Products

David A. Siler[WWW], Jeffrey D. Mighion, Erik J. Sorensen*

An Enantiospecific Synthesis of Jiadifenolide
[Communication]

Published online on April 23, 2014.
DOI: 10.1002/anie.201402335

Mechanisms of Mechanochemistry

Davor Gracin, Vjekoslav Štrukil, Tomislav Friščić, Ivan Halasz*, Krunoslav Užarević*

Laboratory Real-Time and In Situ Monitoring of Mechanochemical Milling Reactions by Raman Spectroscopy
[Communication]

Coming soon.

Carbene Chemistry

Yin Zhang[WWW], Vincent César*, Golo Storch, Noël Lugan, Guy Lavigne*

Skeleton Decoration of NHCs by Amino Groups and its Sequential Booster Effect on the Palladium-Catalyzed Buchwald–Hartwig Amination
[Communication]

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Peptide Synthesis

Jean-Simon Suppo, Gilles Subra, Matthieu Bergès, Renata Marcia de Figueiredo*, Jean-Marc Campagne*

Inverse Peptide Synthesis via Activated α-Aminoesters
[Communication]

Published online on April 23, 2014.
DOI: 10.1002/anie.201402147

Vaccine Engineering

Nanxi Wang[WWW], Yue Li, Wei Niu, Ming Sun, Ronald Cerny, Qingsheng Li*, Jiantao Guo*

Construction of a Live-Attenuated HIV-1 Vaccine through Genetic Code Expansion
[Communication]

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Heterolytic H2 Cleavage

Tianbiao Liu*, Xiaoping Wang, Christina Hoffmann, Daniel L. DuBois, R. Morris Bullock*

Heterolytic Cleavage of Hydrogen by an Iron Hydrogenase Model: An Fe-H···H-N Dihydrogen Bond Characterized by Neutron Diffraction
[Communication]
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Published online on April 22, 2014.
DOI: 10.1002/anie.201402090

Electron Transfer in Proteins

Marcos N. Morgada, Luciano A. Abriata, Ulises Zitare, Damian Alvarez-Paggi, Daniel H. Murgida, Alejandro J. Vila*

Control of the Electronic Ground State on an Electron-Transfer Copper Site by Second-Sphere Perturbations
[Communication]

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Synthetic Methods

Hans A. Laub[WWW], Gwilherm Evano, Herbert Mayr*

Hydrocarbation of C≡C Bonds: Quantification of the Nucleophilic Reactivity of Ynamides
[Communication]

Coming soon.

Fluorescent Probes

Haibin Shi, Yunfeng Cheng, Kyung Hyun Lee, Robert F. Luo, Niaz Banaei, Jianghong Rao*

Engineering the Stereochemistry of Cephalosporin for Specific Detection of Pathogenic Carbapenemase-Expressing Bacteria
[Communication]

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Mesoporous Nanospheres

Yin Fang, Gengfeng Zheng, Jianping Yang, Haosha Tang, Yafeng Zhang, Biao Kong, Yingying Lv, Congjian Xu, Abdullah M. Asiri, Jian Zi, Fan Zhang, Dongyuan Zhao*

Dual-Pore Mesoporous Carbon@Silica Composite Core–Shell Nanospheres for Multidrug Delivery
[Communication]

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Synthetic Methods

Daniel J. Blair, Catherine J. Fletcher, Katherine M. P. Wheelhouse, Varinder K. Aggarwal*

Stereocontrolled Synthesis of Adjacent Acyclic Quaternary-Tertiary Motifs: Application to a Concise Total Synthesis of (−)-Filiformin
[Communication]

Published online on April 22, 2014.
DOI: 10.1002/anie.201400944

Green Chemistry

Cristian Vidal, Joaquín García-Alvarez*, Alberto Hernán-Gómez, Alan R. Kennedy, Eva Hevia*

Introducing Deep Eutetic Solvents to Polar Organometallic Chemistry: Chemoselective Addition of Organolithium and Grignard Reagents to Ketones in Air
[Communication]

Coming soon.

Heterocycles

Shyamal Chakrabarty, Indranil Chatterjee, Birgit Wibbeling, Constantin Gabriel Daniliuc, Armido Studer*

Stereospecific Formal [3+2] Dipolar Cycloaddition of Cyclopropanes with Nitrosoarenes: An Approach to Isoxazolidines
[Communication]

Coming soon.

Prebiotic Chemistry

Ulrich F. Müller*, Yitzhak Tor*

Citric Acid and the RNA World
[Highlight]

Coming soon.

Computational Design

Mads C. Nielsen, Karl. J. Bonney[WWW], Franziska Schoenebeck*

Computational Ligand Design for the Reductive Elimination of ArCF3 from a Small Bite Angle PdII Complex: Remarkable Effect of a Perfluoroalkyl Phosphine
[Communication]

Coming soon.

BF3-Mediated Coupling

Quan Chen, Thierry León, Paul Knochel*

Transition-Metal-Free BF3-Mediated Oxidative and Non-Oxidative Cross-Coupling of Pyridines
[Communication]

Published online on April 22, 2014.
DOI: 10.1002/anie.201400750

Natural Products

Shigeru Arai, Masaya Nakajima, Atsushi Nishida*

A Concise and Versatile Synthesis of Alkaloids from Kopsia tenuis: Total Synthesis of (±)-Lundurine A and B
[Communication]

Coming soon.

Umpolung

Pushpak Mizar[WWW], Thomas Wirth*

Flexible Stereoselective Functionalizations of Ketones through Umpolung with Hypervalent Iodine Reagents
[Communication]

Coming soon.

Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells

Xiaojia Zheng, Jiao Deng, Nan Wang, Dehui Deng*, Wen-Hua Zhang*, Xinhe Bao, Can Li

Podlike N-Doped Carbon Nanotubes Encapsulating FeNi Alloy Nanoparticles: High-Performance Counter Electrode Materials for Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells
[Communication]

Coming soon.

Iron–Oxo Species

Florence Bonnot, Emilie Tremey, David von Stetten, Stéphanie Rat, Simon Duval, Philippe Carpentier, Martin Clemancey, Alain Desbois, Vincent Nivière*

Formation of High-Valent Iron–Oxo Species in Superoxide Reductase: Characterization by Resonance Raman Spectroscopy
[Communication]

Coming soon.

Drug Delivery

Ran Mo*, Tianyue Jiang, Zhen Gu*

Enhanced Anticancer Efficacy by ATP-Mediated Liposomal Drug Delivery
[Communication]

Coming soon.

Water Oxidation

Johannes Pfrommer, Michael Lublow, Anahita Azarpira, Caren Göbel, Marcel Lücke, Alexander Steigert, Martin Pogrzeba, Prashanth W. Menezes, Anna Fischer*, Thomas Schedel-Niedrig*, Matthias Driess*

A Molecular Approach to Self-Supported Cobalt-Substituted ZnO Materials as Remarkably Stable Electrocatalysts for Water Oxidation
[Communication]

Coming soon.

Fluorination

Peng Xu, Shuo Guo, Liyan Wang, Pingping Tang*

Silver-Catalyzed Oxidative Activation of Benzylic C–H Bonds for the Synthesis of Difluoromethylated Arenes
[Communication]

Published online on April 23, 2014.
DOI: 10.1002/anie.201400225

Desymmetrization

Lei Zhang, Christine M. Le, Mark Lautens*

The Use of Silyl Ketene Acetals and Enol Ethers in the Catalytic Enantioselective Alkylative Ring Opening of Oxa/Aza Bicyclic Alkenes
[Communication]

Coming soon.

Synthetic Methods

Haoxing Wu[WWW], Jun Yang, Jolita Šečkutė, Neal K. Devaraj*

In Situ Synthesis of Alkenyl Tetrazines for Highly Fluorogenic Bioorthogonal Live-Cell Imaging Probes
[Communication]

Coming soon.

Heterocycles

Atsushi Wakamiya*, Hidetaka Nishimura, Tatsuya Fukushima, Furitsu Suzuki, Akinori Saeki, Shu Seki, Itaru Osaka, Takahiro Sasamori, Michihisa Murata, Yasujiro Murata*, Hironori Kaji*

On-Top π-Stacking of Quasiplanar Molecules in Hole-Transporting Materials: Inducing Anisotropic Carrier Mobility in Amorphous Films
[Communication]

Coming soon.

Synthetic Methods

Caitlin M. McMahon, Erik J. Alexanian*

Palladium-Catalyzed Heck-Type Cross-Couplings of Unactivated Alkyl Iodides
[Communication]

Published online on April 23, 2014.
DOI: 10.1002/anie.201311323

Kinase Inhibitors

Meghan E. Breen, Michael E. Steffey, Eric J. Lachacz, Frank E. Kwarcinski, Christel C. Fox, Matthew B. Soellner*

Substrate Activity Screening with Kinases: Discovery of Small-Molecule Substrate-Competitive c-Src Inhibitors
[Communication]

Coming soon.

Catalyst Characterization

Sebastian Kuld, Christian Conradsen, Poul Georg Moses, Ib Chorkendorff, Jens Sehested*

Quantification of Zinc Atoms in a Surface Alloy on Copper in an Industrial-Type Methanol Synthesis Catalyst
[Communication]

Coming soon.

Organosuperelasticity

Satoshi Takamizawa*, Yasuhiro Miyamoto

Superelastic Organic Crystals
[Communication]

Coming soon.

Ru Catalysis

Shih-Fan Hsu, Susanne Rommel, Philipp Eversfield, Keven Muller, Elias Klemm, Werner R. Thiel, Bernd Plietker*

A Rechargeable Hydrogen Battery Based on Ru Catalysis
[Communication]

Coming soon.

Natural Product Isolation

Lidiya A. Maslovskaya, Andrei I. Savchenko[WWW], Elizabeth H. Krenske, Carly J. Pierce, Victoria A. Gordon, Paul W. Reddell, Peter G. Parsons, Prof. Craig M. Williams*

EBC-219: A New Diterpene Skeleton, Crotinsulidane, from the Australian Rainforest Containing a Bridgehead Double Bond
[Communication]

Coming soon.

Asymmetric Catalysis

Hosea M. Nelson, Solomon H. Reisberg, Hunter P. Shunatona, Jigar S. Patel, F. Dean Toste*

Chiral Anion Phase Transfer of Aryldiazonium Cations: An Enantioselective Synthesis of C3-Diazenated Pyrroloindolines
[Communication]

Coming soon.

Organic Microlaser

Xuedong Wang, Qing Liao*, Qinghua Kong, Yi Zhang, Zhenzhen Xu, Xiaomei Lu, Hongbing Fu*

Whispering-Gallery-Mode Microlaser Based on Self-Assembled Organic Single-Crystalline Hexagonal Microdisks
[Communication]

Coming soon.

C–H Activation on MgO

Karolina Kwapien, Joachim Paier, Joachim Sauer*, Michael Geske, Ulyana Zavyalova, Raimund Horn*, Pierre Schwach, Annette Trunschke*, Robert Schlögl

Sites for Methane Activation on Lithium-Doped Magnesium Oxide Surfaces
[Communication]

Published online on April 23, 2014.
DOI: 10.1002/anie.201310632

Polycyclic Bismuth Polyanion

Bastian Weinert[WWW], Armin Rainer Eulenstein, Rodica Ababei, Stefanie Dehnen*

Formation of [Bi11]3−, A Homoatomic, Polycyclic Bismuth Polyanion, by Pyridine-Assisted Decomposition of [GaBi3]2−
[Communication]

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Conjugated Materials

Derek J. Schipper, Lionel C. H. Moh, Peter Müller, Timothy M. Swager*

Dithiolodithiole as a Building Block for Conjugated Materials
[Communication]

Coming soon.

CO Methanation

Sandra M. Lang, Thorsten M. Bernhardt*, Marjan Krstić, Vlasta Bonačić-Koutecky*

The Origin of the Selectivity and Activity of Ruthenium-Cluster Catalysts for Fuel-Cell Feed-Gas Purification: A Gas-Phase Approach
[Communication]

Coming soon.

Synthetic Methods

Tobias F. Schneider[WWW], Johannes Kaschel, Daniel B. Werz*

A New Golden Age for Donor–Acceptor Cyclopropanes
[Review]

Coming soon.

Natural Product Synthesis

Allen Y. Hong, Brian M. Stoltz*

Biosynthesis and Chemical Synthesis of Presilphiperfolanol Natural Products
[Minireview]

Coming soon.

Guided Covalent Networks

Robert Lindner, Philipp Rahe, Markus Kittelmann, André Gourdon, Ralf Bechstein, Angelika Kühnle*

Substrate Templating Guides the Photoinduced Reaction of C60 on Calcite
[Communication]

Coming soon.

Natural Products

Arun P. Thottumkara, William H. Parsons, J. Du Bois*

Saxitoxin
[Review]

Coming soon.

Biofuel cells

Yang Hee Kim, Scott Banta*[WWW]

Oxidation of Methanol in an Enzymatic Biofuel Cell Using a Hydrogel Self-Assembled from Three Modified Dehydrogenases
[Communication]
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