ACS Editors’ Choice: A Possible Treatment for a Severe Epilepsy Syndrome — and More!

This week: a closer look at possible cancer inhibitor, an examination of industrially preferred solvents for green chemistry, testing a possible treatment for a severe epilepsy syndrome  – and more!

Each and every day, ACS grants free access to a new peer-reviewed research article from one of the Society’s journals. These articles are specially chosen by a team of scientific editors of ACS journals from around the world to highlight the transformative power of chemistry. Access to these articles will remain open to all as a public service.

Check out this week’s picks!

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hνSABR: Photochemical Dose–Response Bead Screening in Droplets

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Alexander K. Price, Andrew B. MacConnell, and Brian M. Paegel
Anal. Chem., Article ASAP
DOI: 10.1021/acs.analchem.5b04811

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A Transmetalation Reaction Enables the Synthesis of [18F]5-Fluorouracil from [18F]Fluoride for Human PET Imaging

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Andrew J. Hoover, Mark Lazari, Hong Ren, Maruthi Kumar Narayanam, Jennifer M. Murphy, R. Michael van Dam, Jacob M. Hooker, and Tobias Ritter
Organometallics, Article ASAP
DOI: 10.1021/acs.organomet.6b00059

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Mechanistic Analysis of Cocrystal Dissolution as a Function of pH and Micellar Solubilization

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Mol. Pharmaceutics, Article ASAP
DOI: 10.1021/acs.molpharmaceut.5b00862

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Potent and Selective Inhibitors of MTH1 Probe Its Role in Cancer Cell Survival

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J. Med. Chem., Article ASAP
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jmedchem.5b01760

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Serotonergic Modulation as Effective Treatment for Dravet Syndrome in a Zebrafish Mutant Model

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ACS Chem. Neurosci., Article ASAP
DOI: 10.1021/acschemneuro.5b00342

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Strong Orientational Coupling of Block Copolymer Microdomains to Smectic Layering Revealed by Magnetic Field Alignment

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ACS Macro Lett., 2016, 5, pp 292–296
DOI: 10.1021/acsmacrolett.5b00924

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NMR Chemical Shifts of Trace Impurities: Industrially Preferred Solvents Used in Process and Green Chemistry

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Org. Process Res. Dev., Article ASAP
DOI: 10.1021/e.5b00417search 

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