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Cover Nature Chemistry on Dual-function enzyme catalysis

Dual-Function Enzyme Catalysis for Enantioselective Carbon–Nitrogen Bond Formation This study reports a new biocatalytic platform for creating new carbon-nitrogen bonds in a very selective and efficient way, with applications in the pharmaceutical and industrial fields. The selective formation of these bonds is relevant for the synthesis of new bioactive and pharmacological compounds. To achieve this,

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Cover Dalton Transactions on catalysis of CO2 reduction by diazapyridinophane complexes of Fe, Co, and Ni

The journal Dalton Transaction features on its front cover the recently published research article “Catalysis of CO2 reduction by diazapyridinophane complexes of Fe, Co, and Ni: CO2 binding triggered by combined frontier MO associations involving a SOMO”, a collaboration between Kyushu University and IQCC. The previous study on the photochemical CO2 reduction into CO catalyzed by the

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Cover ChemElectroChem on electrochemical CO2 reduction with pyridylamino Co complexes

The journal ChemElectroChem features on its front cover the recently published research article “The Dual Effect of Coordinating -NH Groups and Light in the Electrochemical CO2 Reduction with Pyridylamino Co Complexes”, a collaboration between ICIQ and IQCC. CO2 electroreduction could be improved by applying conceptualized strategies to overcome catalytic bottlenecks. In this regard, we report

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Cover ChemEurJ on mechanistic aspects of the Pd-catalyzed Suzuki-Miyaura cross-coupling reaction

The journal Chemistry-A European Journal included in the Hot Topic on C-C coupling the recently published review “Mechanistic Aspects of the Palladium-Catalyzed Suzuki-Miyaura Cross-Coupling Reaction”. Among the different reactions that lead to the formation of C-C bonds, the Suzuki-Miyaura approach has a fundamental role, at the level of basic research and industrial applications. In particular, the palladium

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Cover CatSciTech on substrate oxyfunctionalizations

The journal Catalysis Science & Technology features on its front cover the recently published research article “Simultaneous screening of multiple substrates with an unspecific peroxygenase enabled modified alkane and alkene oxyfunctionalisations”, a collaboration between the research teams of Jun.-Prof. Martin Weissenborn (Leibniz Institute of Plant Biochemistry, Halle (Saale)) and Dr. Marc Garcia-Borràs. In this project,

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Cover JMaterChemC on photo-induced electron transfer in mechanically interlocked suit[3]ane systems

The journal Journal of Materials Chemistry C features on its front cover the recently published paper “Photoinduced electron transfer in mechanically interlocked suit[3]ane systems”. Suitanes, a new class of two-component mechanically interlocked systems, have recently been developed. In this work, we report a detailed study of photoinduced electron-transfer processes in suit[3]anes consisting of a 3-fold

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Cover Adv. Synth. Catal. on aromatic oxidation

The journal Advanced Synthesis & Catalysis features on its front cover the recently published paper “Aromatic C?H Hydroxylation Reactions with Hydrogen Peroxide Catalyzed by Bulky Manganese Complexes”. The oxidation of aromatic substrates to phenols with H2O2 as a benign oxidant remains an ongoing challenge in synthetic chemistry. Herein, we successfully achieved to catalyze aromatic C?H

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Cover EurJIC on Au(I)/Au(III) catalysis

The journal European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry features on its front cover the recently published minireview “Fundamental Basis for Implementing Oxidant-Free Au(I)/Au(III) Catalysis”. Oxidant-free Au(I)/Au(III) catalysis can still be regarded as a young and promising chemistry. Because the first examples of gold catalysis were limited to the activation and functionalization of ?-C?C bonds and very little was

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Cover Organometallics on Fe-organometallic species

The journal Organometallics features on its front cover the recently published article “Well-Defined Aryl-Fe(II) Complexes in Cross-Coupling and C–H Activation Processes”. Iron embedded in a tetradentate N3C macrocyclic ligand scaffold allows the stabilization of valuable low-spin aryl-Fe(II) species, permitting the study of the intrinsic organometallic reactivity of these key intermediates in Fe-catalyzed cross-coupling and C-H

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Cover Nat. Chem. on a three-shell nanoreactor enables record synthesis of functionalized fullerene

Recently, in collaboration with M. von Delius and co-workers from the Ulm University, a new paper was published by E. Ubasart, C. Fuertes-Espinosa, C. Garíca-Simón, L. Gómez, X. Ribas on a three-shell supramolecular complex enables the symmetry-mismatched chemo- and regioselective bis-functionalization of C60. The paper was recently published online in Nature Chemistry: E. Ubasart, O. Borodin,

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