Chemistry – An Asian Journal

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Editor: Theresa Kueckmann

Impact Factor: 3.935

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2013: 32/148 (Chemistry Multidisciplinary)

Online ISSN: 1861-471X

Associated Title(s): Angewandte Chemie International Edition, Asian Journal of Organic Chemistry, Chemistry - A European Journal, ChemNanoMat, Chinese Journal of Chemistry, Journal of the Chinese Chemical Society, The Chemical Record

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February 01, 2014

New Online Manuscript Submission System

We are pleased to announce that after over ten years, manuscriptXpress was replaced by a new Manuscript handling system, EditorialManager from ARIES, on February 1.

The links to the new journal sites are available at:

Articles that have been submitted to manuscriptXpress will be processed from there.

Thank you for your patience and we look forward to receiving your next excellent manuscript.

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copper · density functional calculations · electrochemistry · fluorescence · gold · graphene · heterocycles · homogeneous catalysis · magnetic properties · mesoporous materials · nanoparticles · nanostructures · natural products · organocatalysis · oxidation · self-assembly · sensors · synthetic methods

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  1. Direct and Short Construction of the ACDE Ring System of Daphenylline

    Dr. Wei Wang, Guo-Ping Li, Shao-Feng Wang, Dr. Zi-Fa Shi and Prof. Xiao-Ping Cao

    Article first published online: 25 NOV 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/asia.201403152

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    Ring ring, ACDE: A direct and short construction of the ACDE ring system of daphenylline has been accomplished from the known 3-(2-bromophenyl)propanal in 10 steps and 17 % overall yield. The synthesis features an iron(III)-catalyzed aza-Cope-Mannich reaction, a self-terminating 6-exo-trig aryl radical-alkene cyclization, and an intramolecular Friedel–Crafts acylation.

  2. Copper Sulfide Nanoparticles with Phospholipid-PEG Coating for In Vivo Near-Infrared Photothermal Cancer Therapy

    Yizhuan Huang, Yulian Lai, Saige Shi, Shufang Hao, Jingping Wei and Prof. Xiaolan Chen

    Article first published online: 25 NOV 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/asia.201403133

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    Got an agent? Hydrophilic CuS@DSPE-PEG NPs have been successfully prepared as an efficient and novel photothermal agent for cancer photothermal therapy. In vivo studies indicate that after intravenous administration, these nanoparticles can easily accumulate in tumors and do not show obvious toxicity to mice. Under the irradiation of an NIR laser, tumors can be effectively ablated by the photothermal effect of CuS@DSPE-PEG NPs.

  3. Hybrid Ruthenium ROMP Catalysts Based on an Engineered Variant of β-Barrel Protein FhuA ΔCVFtev: Effect of Spacer Length

    Daniel F. Sauer, Dr. Marco Bocola, Claudio Broglia, Marcus Arlt, Dr. Lei-Lei Zhu, Dr. Melanie Brocker, Prof. Dr. Ulrich Schwaneberg and Prof. Dr. Jun Okuda

    Article first published online: 25 NOV 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/asia.201403005

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    Anchors aweigh: A biohybrid ring-opening metathesis polymerization catalyst based on the reengineered β-barrel protein FhuA ΔCVFtev was chemically modified with respect to the covalently anchored Grubbs–Hoveyda type catalyst.

  4. Stereoselective Nucleophilic Addition of PhSCF2SiMe3 to Chiral Cyclic Nitrones: Asymmetric Synthesis of gem-Difluoromethylenated Polyhydroxypyrrolizidines and -indolizidines

    Korkit Korvorapun, Dr. Darunee Soorukram, Dr. Chutima Kuhakarn, Prof. Dr. Patoomratana Tuchinda, Prof. Dr. Vichai Reutrakul and Prof. Dr. Manat Pohmakotr

    Article first published online: 21 NOV 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/asia.201403023

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    It′s a gem! Stereoselective fluoride-catalyzed nucleophilic addition of a difluoro(phenylsulfanyl)methyl group (“PhSCF2”) generated from PhSCF2SiMe3 to chiral cyclic nitrones was accomplished in satisfactory yields with high diastereoselectivities. The developed method provides a general access to chiral gem-difluoromethylenated polyhydroxypyrrolizidine and indolizidine derivatives.

  5. Topotecan-Loaded Mesoporous Silica Nanoparticles for Reversing Multi-Drug Resistance by Synergetic Chemoradiotherapy

    Dr. Bo Shen, Dr. Kuaile Zhao, Dr. Shulan Ma, Dr. Dexiao Yuan and Dr. Yang Bai

    Article first published online: 20 NOV 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/asia.201403117

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    The is a synergy going on here: By the encapsulation of the radiosensitizing drug TPT into the mesoporous silica nanoparticles (MSNs), synergetic chemoradiotherapeutic effects can be produced upon X-ray irradiation to kill multi-drug resistant (MDR) cells through significant DNA damage, thus leading to an efficient circumvention of MDR.