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Au36(SPh)24 nanomolecules: X-ray crystal structure, optical spectroscopy, electrochemistry, and theoretical analysis.
The physicochemical properties of gold:thiolate nanomolecules depend on their crystal structure and the capping ligands. The effects of protecting ligands on the crystal structure of theExpand
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Ligand dependence of the synthetic approach and chiroptical properties of a magic cluster protected with a bicyclic chiral thiolate.
Chiral gold clusters stabilised by enantiopure thiolates were prepared, size-selected and characterised by circular dichroism and mass spectrometry. The product distribution is found to be ligandExpand
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Au133(SPh-tBu)52 nanomolecules: X-ray crystallography, optical, electrochemical, and theoretical analysis.
Crystal structure determination has revolutionized modern science in biology, chemistry, and physics. However, the difficulty in obtaining periodic crystal lattices which are needed for X-ray crystalExpand
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Interstaple dithiol cross-linking in Au25(SR)18 nanomolecules: a combined mass spectrometric and computational study.
A systematic study of cross-linking chemistry of the Au(25)(SR)(18) nanomolecule by dithiols of varying chain length, HS-(CH(2))(n)-SH where n = 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6, is presented here. MonothiolatedExpand
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Synthesis of Au130(SR)50 and Au(130-x)Ag(x)(SR)50 nanomolecules through core size conversion of larger metal clusters.
Gold nanomolecules with a precise number of metal atoms and thiolate ligands are being used for catalysis, biosensing, drug delivery and as alternative energy sources. Highly monodisperse products,Expand
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Core size conversion: route for exclusive synthesis of Au38 or Au40 nanomolecules.
Gold nanomolecules with a precise number of gold atoms and ligands have promise for catalytic, optical, and biomedical applications. For practical applications, it is essential to develop syntheticExpand
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Au₁₃₇(SR)₅₆ nanomolecules: composition, optical spectroscopy, electrochemistry and electrocatalytic reduction of CO₂.
Au137(SR)56, a nanomolecule with a precise number of metal atoms and ligands, was synthesized. The composition was confirmed by MALDI and ESI mass spectrometry using three unique ligands (-SCH2CH2Ph,Expand
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Au103(SR)45, Au104(SR)45, Au104(SR)46 and Au105(SR)46 nanoclusters.
High resolution ESI mass spectrometry of the "22 kDa" nanocluster reveals the presence of a mixture containing Au103(SR)45, Au104(SR)45, Au104(SR)46, and Au105(SR)46 nanoclusters, where R =Expand
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Transformation of Au144(SCH2CH2Ph)60 to Au133(SPh-tBu)52 Nanomolecules: Theoretical and Experimental Study.
Ultrastable gold nanomolecule Au144(SCH2CH2Ph)60 upon etching with excess tert-butylbenzenethiol undergoes a core-size conversion and compositional change to form an entirely new core ofExpand
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An analysis of the sponge Acanthostrongylophora igens' microbiome yields an actinomycete that produces the natural product manzamine A
Sponges have generated significant interest as a source of bioactive and elaborate secondary metabolites that hold promise for the development of novel therapeutics for the control of an array ofExpand
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