Editor: Dinesh Talwar, Deputy Editors: Heiko Kuhn, Eric Ying Wang (王英)
Chair of the Editorial Board: Susumu Kitagawa
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Heavy Tetrel Clusters Based on the Bicyclobutane Framework: Bicyclo[1.1.0]butanes, [1.1.1]Propellanes, and Tricyclo[2.1.0.02,5]pentanes
-  28 November 2023
The experimental advances in the field of the heavy tetrel clusters based on the bicyclo[1.1.0]butane framework, including bicyclo[1.1.0]butanes, [1.1.1]propellanes, and tricyclo[2.1.0.02,5]pentanes, are overviewed. Synthetic approaches towards these highly strained classes of polyhedral clusters of the Main Group elements, as well as the peculiar bonding nature of their bridgehead bonds, and their specific reactivity, are discussed in this review.
The Reduction of Metallabenzenes: Different Scenarios Highly Dependent on the Central Group 14 Elements, Si vs. Ge
-  28 November 2023
Coordination Chemistry of Bis‐Cyclic Alkyl(Amino) Carbene (cAAC)‐Supported Di‐Phosphorus (P2): An Efficient Route to Elusive Di‐Phosphorus‐Monoxide(P2O)‐Gold Complex
-  27 November 2023
Excellence in acrylation – scope and limitation of glucosyl imidazolium‐coated Novozym 435 catalyzed (meth)acryl ester synthesis
-  27 November 2023
The following is a list of the most cited articles based on citations published in the last three years, according to CrossRef.
Click Chemistry: 1,2,3‐Triazoles as Pharmacophores
-  29 August 2011
Easy as 1,2,3: Click chemistry is used for the synthesis of 1,2,3-triazole wherein the CuI is used as catalyst to obtain 1,4-disubstituted triazole as the sole product (see scheme). This review explains the excellent use of click chemistry for the synthesis of a number of biologically important intermediates, linkers, lead molecules, and various drugs.
Near‐Infrared Organic Compounds and Emerging Applications
-  29 April 2010
All in red: This Focus Review concentrates on the emerging class of near-infrared (NIR) organic compounds containing the three types of chromophores, conjugated polyene, polymethine, and donor–acceptor, whose absorption and emission wavelengths are typically above 800 nm. The NIR-absorbing, -fluorescence, and -photosensitizing properties have been explored for applications in heat absorbers, solar cells, and NIR light-emitting diodes.
Transfer of Sulfur: From Simple to Diverse
-  11 July 2013
CS the day: Organosulfur compounds, including a wide range of natural products and drugs, have received considerable attention over the past few decades, owing to their remarkably bioactivity in biochemistry and medicinal chemistry. Numerous excellent sulfuration agents have been developed for the construction of CS bonds. In this review, the various strategies for CS bond formation are collected according to their sulfuration agents.
Chemical Modification of Proteins at Cysteine: Opportunities in Chemistry and Biology
-  28 April 2009
Fluorescence and Sensing Applications of Graphene Oxide and Graphene Quantum Dots: A Review
-  25 July 2017
Count on the dots! Graphene oxide (GO; see figure) and graphene quantum dots (GQDs) have many attractive features; they are low-cost, non-toxic, photo-stable, water-soluble, biocompatible, and environmentally friendly. Most importantly, they may act as either fluorophores or quenchers in fluorescent bio- and chemosensors. The origin and mechanisms of this behavior and their applications as sensors in a broad range of areas of interest is discussed.