23 May 2016

Metal oxides represent primary source of catalytic materials for a variety of industrial and research applications, either as an active phase or as a supporting phase. Mechanistic study conducted by Ananikov group revealed formation of catalytically active species due to partial dissolution of metal oxide in the reaction mixture and generation of soluble metal complexes.

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25 February 2016

In this review, the possible versatile synthons suitable for preparation of the main types of organic compounds using molecular 3D printing are examined. The surveyed data strongly indicate that alkyne molecules may be used as a building material in a molecular 3D printer working on hydrocarbons.

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08 February 2016

A new joint theoretical and experimental study suggests that graphene sheets efficiently shield chemical interactions. One of the promising applications of this phenomenon is associated with improving the quality of 2D materials by "de-charging" defect centers on the surfaces of carbon materials. Another important feature is the ability to control selectivity and activity of the supported metallic catalysts M/C on the carbon substrate.

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11 January 2016

A group of researchers from Zelinsky Institute have addressed technical questions concerning routine analytic characterization and provided a concise description of the most important features regarding the accuracy and sensitivity of NMR, EI-MS and ESI-MS measurements.

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