Discover the Most Read Analytical Chemistry Articles of Jan. 2017

What were chemists reading in January of 2017? To find out, we’ve compiled lists of the five most-read chemistry articles that appeared in each analytical chemistry ACS Publications journal in January 2017, including research, reviews, perspectives and editorial pieces. These lists were not chosen by the journal’s editors. The lists also don’t take other factors, such as citations, into account. This article should not be taken as a “best of” compilation, but rather as an interesting perspective on where the chemistry community allocated their attention recently. Don’t see your favorite paper on the list? Include it in the comments below.

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ACS Sensors

Harnessing the Versatility of Optical Biosensors for Target-Based Small-Molecule Drug Discovery
ACS Sens., 2017, 2 (1), pp 10–15
DOI: 10.1021/acssensors.6b00735

Tunable Volatile-Organic-Compound Sensor by Using Au Nanoparticle Incorporation on MoS2
ACS Sens., 2017, 2 (1), pp 183–189
DOI: 10.1021/acssensors.6b00801

Surface Plasmon Resonance Clinical Biosensors for Medical Diagnostics
ACS Sens., 2017, 2 (1), pp 16–30
DOI: 10.1021/acssensors.6b00763

Benzocoumarin Hydrazine: A Large Stokes Shift Fluorogenic Sensor for Detecting Carbonyls in Isolated Biomolecules and in Live Cells
ACS Sens., 2017, 2 (1), pp 128–134
DOI: 10.1021/acssensors.6b00616

Graphene Oxide-Upconversion Nanoparticle Based Optical Sensors for Targeted Detection of mRNA Biomarkers Present in Alzheimer’s Disease and Prostate Cancer
ACS Sens., 2017, 2 (1), pp 52–56
DOI: 10.1021/acssensors.6b00651

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Analytical Chemistry

Bioconjugated Nanoparticles for Biosensing, in Vivo Imaging, and Medical Diagnostics
Anal. Chem., 2017, 89 (2), pp 1015–1031
DOI: 10.1021/acs.analchem.6b04873

Simple and Cost-Effective Glucose Detection Based on Carbon Nanodots Supported on Silver Nanoparticles
Anal. Chem., 2017, 89 (2), pp 1323–1328
DOI: 10.1021/acs.analchem.6b04259

Enhanced Resolution of Chiral Amino Acids with Capillary Electrophoresis for Biosignature Detection in Extraterrestrial Samples
Open Access Through ACS Editors’ Choice
Anal. Chem., 2017, 89 (2), pp 1329–1337
DOI: 10.1021/acs.analchem.6b04338

Recent Advances in the Analysis of Single Cells
This article is part of the Fundamental and Applied Reviews in Analytical Chemistry 2017 special issue.
Anal. Chem., 2017, 89 (1), pp 2–21
DOI: 10.1021/acs.analchem.6b04255

Paper-Based Microfluidic Devices: Emerging Themes and Applications
This article is part of the Fundamental and Applied Reviews in Analytical Chemistry 2017 special issue.
Anal. Chem., 2017, 89 (1), pp 71–91
DOI: 10.1021/acs.analchem.6b04581

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Chemical Research in Toxicology

Biomonitoring Human Albumin Adducts: The Past, the Present, and the Future
Open access through ACS Editors’ Choice
Chem. Res. Toxicol., 2017, 30 (1), pp 332–366
DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemrestox.6b00366

Formation and Biological Targets of Quinones: Cytotoxic versus Cytoprotective Effects
Open Access Through ACS AuthorChoice
Chem. Res. Toxicol., 2017, 30 (1), pp 13–37
DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemrestox.6b00256

Prospects for Applying Synthetic Biology to Toxicology: Future Opportunities and Current Limitations for the Repurposing of Cytochrome P450 Systems
Open Access Through ACS Editor’s Choice
Chem. Res. Toxicol., 2017, 30 (1), pp 453–468
DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemrestox.6b00396

DNA Adducts from Anticancer Drugs as Candidate Predictive Markers for Precision Medicine
This article is part of the CRT30 special issue.
Chem. Res. Toxicol., 2017, 30 (1), pp 388–409
DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemrestox.6b00380

Intersection of the Roles of Cytochrome P450 Enzymes with Xenobiotic and Endogenous Substrates: Relevance to Toxicity and Drug Interactions
This article is part of the CRT30 special issue.
Chem. Res. Toxicol., 2017, 30 (1), pp 2–12
DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemrestox.6b00226

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Environmental Science & Technology

Environmental Populism
Environ. Sci. Technol., 2017, 51 (1), pp 1–2
DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.6b06421

Slipping through the Cracks: Why is the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Not Funding Extramural Research on Chemicals in Our Environment?
Environ. Sci. Technol., 2017, 51 (2), pp 755–756
DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.6b05877

Photocatalytic Water Treatment: So Where Are We Going with This?
Environ. Sci. Technol., 2017, 51 (2), pp 757–758
DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.6b06035

Pump-to-Wheels Methane Emissions from the Heavy-Duty Transportation Sector
Open Access Through ACS AuthorChoice
Environ. Sci. Technol., 2017, 51 (2), pp 968–976
DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.5b06059

Oversimplification of Dissolved Organic Matter Fluorescence Analysis: Potential Pitfalls of Current Methods
Environ. Sci. Technol., 2017, 51 (2), pp 759–761
DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.6b06133

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Environmental Science & Technology Letters

Impact of the Ultraviolet Photolysis of Monochloramine on 1,4-Dioxane Removal: New Insights into Potable Water Reuse
Environ. Sci. Technol. Lett., 2017, 4 (1), pp 26–30
DOI: 10.1021/acs.estlett.6b00444

Field Validation of Supercritical CO2 Reactivity with Basalts
Environ. Sci. Technol. Lett., 2017, 4 (1), pp 6–10
DOI: 10.1021/acs.estlett.6b00387

Few-Layered Graphene-like Boron Nitride: A Highly Efficient Adsorbent for Indoor Formaldehyde Removal
Environ. Sci. Technol. Lett., 2017, 4 (1), pp 20–25
DOI: 10.1021/acs.estlett.6b00426

Phthalate Esters on Hands of Office Workers: Estimating the Influence of Touching Surfaces
Environ. Sci. Technol. Lett., 2017, 4 (1), pp 1–5
DOI: 10.1021/acs.estlett.6b00458

p-Nitroanisole/Pyridine and p-Nitroacetophenone/Pyridine Actinometers Revisited: Quantum Yield in Comparison to Ferrioxalate
Environ. Sci. Technol. Lett., 2017, 4 (1), pp 11–14
DOI: 10.1021/acs.estlett.6b00422

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Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry

Insights into the Key Compounds of Durian (Durio zibethinus L. ‘Monthong’) Pulp Odor by Odorant Quantitation and Aroma Simulation Experiments
J. Agric. Food Chem., 2017, 65 (3), pp 639–647
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jafc.6b05299

Harnessing Insect–Microbe Chemical Communications To Control Insect Pests of Agricultural Systems
Open Access Through ACS Editors’ Choice
J. Agric. Food Chem., 2017, 65 (1), pp 23–28
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jafc.6b04298

JAFC—Most Trusted Partner in a Global Transition of Agriculture–Food–Nutrition Research!
J. Agric. Food Chem., 2017, 65 (1), pp 1–3
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jafc.6b05545

Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFASs) in Food and Human Dietary Intake: A Review of the Recent Scientific Literature
J. Agric. Food Chem., 2017, 65 (3), pp 533–543
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jafc.6b04683

1,8-Cineole in French Red Wines: Evidence for a Contribution Related to Its Various Origins
J. Agric. Food Chem., 2017, 65 (2), pp 383–393
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jafc.6b03042

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Journal of Proteome Research

The Immune System and the Proteome
This article is part of The Immune System and the Proteome 2016 special issue.
J. Proteome Res., 2017, 16 (1), pp 1–1
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jproteome.6b00607

Contribution of Mass Spectrometry-Based Proteomics to the Understanding of TNF-α Signaling
This article is part of The Immune System and the Proteome 2016 special issue.
J. Proteome Res., 2017, 16 (1), pp 14–33
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jproteome.6b00728

Inflammasome-Derived Exosomes Activate NF-κB Signaling in Macrophages
This article is part of The Immune System and the Proteome 2016 special issue.
J. Proteome Res., 2017, 16 (1), pp 170–178
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jproteome.6b00599

FK506, an Immunosuppressive Drug, Induces Autophagy by Binding to the V-
ATPase Catalytic Subunit A in Neuronal Cells
This article is part of The Immune System and the Proteome 2016 special issue.
J. Proteome Res., 2017, 16 (1), pp 55–64
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jproteome.6b00638

In Memoriam: Thomas Edward Fehniger
J. Proteome Res., 2017, 16 (1), pp 2–2
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jproteome.6b00964

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