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Editor: Neville Compton, Deputy Editor: Marisa Spiniello

Online ISSN: 2192-6506

Associated Title(s): Angewandte Chemie International Edition, Chemistry - A European Journal

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February 01, 2014

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    Maruthi Konda, Indrajit Maity, Dnyaneshwar B. Rasale and Dr. Apurba K. Das

    Article first published online: 22 JUL 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/cplu.201402120

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    Pick and choose: The mechanistic aspects of supramolecular ordering of a nanoscale β-amino acid based phase-selective peptide gelator are reported. Furthermore, the phase-selective gelation process is efficiently used for oil spill recovery.

  2. Towards Rational Modulation of In-Plane Molecular Arrangements in Metal–Organic Framework Nanosheets

    Dr. Rie Makiura, Ryo Usui, Yuta Sakai, Dr. Akihiro Nomoto, Prof. Akiya Ogawa, Prof. Osami Sakata and Dr. Akihiko Fujiwara

    Article first published online: 18 JUL 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/cplu.201402150

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    Nanosheets at the interface: Modulation of the in-plane molecular arrangement in highly crystalline metal–organic framework (MOF) nanosheets assembled by two-dimensional interfacial reactions of porphyrins and metal linkers at the air/liquid interface was demonstrated (see picture).

  3. Structure-Dependent Selective Hydrogenation of α,β-Unsaturated Aldehydes over Platinum Nanocrystals Decorated with Nickel

    Zhi Jiang, Dr. Yonghui Zhao, Dr. Lingzhao Kong, Dr. Ziyu Liu, Prof. Yan Zhu and Prof. Yuhan Sun

    Article first published online: 17 JUL 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/cplu.201402109

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    Taking sides: Pt3Ni cubes with six (100) surfaces enhanced the selectivity of C[DOUBLE BOND]O bond hydrogenation and suppressed the selectivity of C[DOUBLE BOND]C bond hydrogenation, whereas an octahedron with closely packed (111) surfaces (see figure), regardless of whether it is Pt, Pt3Ni, or PtNi, is an unfavorable structure for C[DOUBLE BOND]O hydrogenation.

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    Keeping Nanoparticles Fully Functional: Long-Term Storage and Alteration of Magnetite

    Marc Widdrat, Monika Kumari, Éva Tompa, Mihály Pósfai, Ann M. Hirt and Dr. Damien Faivre

    Article first published online: 17 JUL 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/cplu.201402032

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    Keep it cool: The alteration of magnetite nanoparticles has been studied as a function of their storage conditions. Lower oxidation was measured if the particles were kept in a freezer. In this case, the magnetic properties are altered only to a minor extent (see figure).

  5. Metal Coordination and Isomerization of a Hydrazone Switch

    Molly L. Croteau, Dr. Xin Su, Dr. Dean E. Wilcox and Dr. Ivan Aprahamian

    Article first published online: 17 JUL 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/cplu.201402134

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    So many options! The interaction between a hydrazone-based switch and a Lewis acid can lead to coordination, followed by redistribution of metal and ligand, and isomerization. Based on isothermal titration calorimetry (ITC) and UV/Vis titration data, the nature of the Lewis acid and its counterion determine which, if any, of these processes takes place (see picture).