Inorganic

Formate Oxidation on a Ni Electrocatalyst

Title: Electrocatalytic Oxidation of Formate by [Ni(PR2NR)2)2(CH3CN)2+ Complexes  Authors:  Brandon R. Galan*, Julia Shoffel#, John C. Linehan*, Candace Seu#, Aaron M. Appel*, John A. S. Roberts*, Monte L. Helm **, Uriah J. Kilgore*, Jenny Y. Yang*, Daniel L. Dubois*, and Clifford P. Kubiak# Journal: Journal of the American Chemical Society Affiliation: * Chemical and Materials Sciences … Continue reading

Biological / Inorganic

Intrinsic Proton-Donating Power of Zinc-Bound Water in a Carbonic Anhydrase Active Site Model Estimated by NMR

Title: Intrinsic Proton-Donating Power of Zinc-Bound Water in a Carbonic Anhydrase Active Site Model Estimated by NMR Authors: Stepan B. Lesnichin†‡, Ilya G. Shenderovich*†‡, Titin Muljati†, David Silverman, and Hans-Heinrich Limbach*† Journal: Journal of the American Chemical Society Affiliation: †Institut für Chemie und Biochemie, Freie Universität Berlin ‡Department of Physics, St. Petersburg State University Departments of Pharmacology and … Continue reading

Organic

Putting the Heat on Hydrogels

Title: Controllable heterogeneity in a supramolecular hydrogel Authors: Atsuomi Shundo*a, Keiko Mizuguchib, Misao Miyamotocd, Masahiro Gotoae and Keiji Tanaka*abe Journal: Chemical Communications Affiliation: aDepartment of Applied Chemistry, Kyushu University; bDepartment of Automotive Science, Kyushu University; cNissan Chemical Industries, Ltd.; dArt, Science and Technology Center for Cooperative Research, Kyushu University; eCenter for Future Chemistry, Kyushu University Normally a gel is unable … Continue reading

Biological / Inorganic

Synthetic manganese–calcium oxides mimic the water-oxidizing complex of photosynthesis functionally and structurally

Title: Synthetic manganese–calcium oxides mimic the water-oxidizing complex of photosynthesis functionally and structurally Authors: Ivelina Zaharieva, M. Mahdi Najafpour, Mathias Wiechen, Michael Haumann, Philipp Kurz and Holger Dau Journal: Energy and Environmental Science, 2011, 4, 2400-2408 Published: March 3, 2011 Main Affiliations: Fachbereich Physik, Freie Universität Berlin, Arnimallee 14, 14195, Berlin, Germany; Institut für Anorganische … Continue reading

Inorganic

Demetalation of a Single Organometallic Complex

Title: Demetalation of a Single Organometallic Complex  Authors: Alexander Sperl, Jorg Kroger, and Richard Berndt Journal: Journal of the American Chemical Society Affiliation: Institut for Experimentelle und Angewandte Physik, Christian-Albrechts-Universitat zu Kiel, Germany, and Institut for Physik, Technische Universitat Ilmenau, Germany Sometimes a scientific article is published that is so awesome, the authors do not … Continue reading