Discover the Most Read Multidisciplinary Journal 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 multidisciplinary 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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Accounts of Chemical Research

Hydrogel Droplet Microfluidics for High-Throughput Single Molecule/Cell Analysis


Acc. Chem. Res., 2017, 50 (1), pp 22–31
DOI: 10.1021/acs.accounts.6b00370

Solar Water Splitting and Nitrogen Fixation with Layered Bismuth Oxyhalides


Acc. Chem. Res., 2017, 50 (1), pp 112–121
DOI: 10.1021/acs.accounts.6b00523

Ruthenium-Catalyzed Ammonia Borane Dehydrogenation: Mechanism and Utility


Acc. Chem. Res., 2017, 50 (1), pp 86–95
DOI: 10.1021/acs.accounts.6b00482

Designing Micro- and Nanoswimmers for Specific Applications
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Acc. Chem. Res., 2017, 50 (1), pp 2–11
DOI: 10.1021/acs.accounts.6b00386

Anisotropic Self-Assembly of Hairy Inorganic Nanoparticles


Acc. Chem. Res., 2017, 50 (1), pp 12–21
DOI: 10.1021/acs.accounts.6b00343

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ACS Central Science

Scalable Synthesis of (−)-Thapsigargin
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ACS Cent. Sci., 2017, 3 (1), pp 47–51
DOI: 10.1021/acscentsci.6b00313

Rechargeable Sodium All-Solid-State Battery
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ACS Cent. Sci., 2017, 3 (1), pp 52–57
DOI: 10.1021/acscentsci.6b00321

Colloidal Covalent Organic Frameworks
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ACS Cent. Sci., 2017, 3 (1), pp 58–65
DOI: 10.1021/acscentsci.6b00331

Mechanochemistry: A Force of Synthesis
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ACS Cent. Sci., 2017, 3 (1), pp 13–19
DOI: 10.1021/acscentsci.6b00277

Lewis Acid Induced Toggle from Ir(II) to Ir(IV) Pathways in Photocatalytic Reactions: Synthesis of Thiomorpholines and Thiazepanes from Aldehydes and SLAP Reagents
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ACS Cent. Sci., 2017, 3 (1), pp 66–72
DOI: 10.1021/acscentsci.6b00334

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ACS Omega

Water-Gated n-Type Organic Field-Effect Transistors for Complementary Integrated Circuits Operating in an Aqueous Environment
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ACS Omega, 2017, 2 (1), pp 1–10
DOI: 10.1021/acsomega.6b00256

Palladium-Catalyzed Intramolecular Cross-Dehydrogenative Coupling: Synthesis of Fused Imidazo[1,2-a]pyrimidines and Pyrazolo[1,5-a]pyrimidines
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ACS Omega, 2017, 2 (1), pp 11–19
DOI: 10.1021/acsomega.6b00417

Pretargeted PET Imaging of trans-Cyclooctene-Modified Porous Silicon Nanoparticles
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ACS Omega, 2017, 2 (1), pp 62–69
DOI: 10.1021/acsomega.6b00269

Far-Red and Near-Infrared Seminaphthofluorophores for Targeted Pancreatic Cancer Imaging
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ACS Omega, 2017, 2 (1), pp 154–163
DOI: 10.1021/acsomega.6b00403

Contrasting pKa Shifts in Cucurbit[7]uril Host–Guest Complexes Governed by an Interplay of Hydrophobic Effects and Electrostatic Interactions
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ACS Omega, 2017, 2 (1), pp 70–75
DOI: 10.1021/acsomega.6b00427

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Chemical Reviews

Energy Transfer with Semiconductor Quantum Dot Bioconjugates: A Versatile Platform for Biosensing, Energy Harvesting, and Other Developing Applications
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Chem. Rev., 2017, 117 (2), pp 536–711
DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemrev.6b00030

Light-Harvesting and Amplified Energy Transfer in Conjugated Polymer Nanoparticles
This article is part of the Light Harvesting special issue.
Chem. Rev., 2017, 117 (2), pp 838–859
DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemrev.6b00419

Light Harvesting for Organic Photovoltaics
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Chem. Rev., 2017, 117 (2), pp 796–837
DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemrev.6b00215

Single-Molecule Fluorescence Spectroscopy of Photosynthetic Systems

This article is part of the Light Harvesting special issue.


Chem. Rev., 2017, 117 (2), pp 860–898
DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemrev.6b00195

Introduction: G-Protein Coupled Receptors
This article is part of the G-Protein Coupled Receptors special issue.

Chem. Rev., 2017, 117 (1), pp 1–3
DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemrev.6b00686

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Journal of the American Chemical Society

A Mild and Ligand-Free Ni-Catalyzed Silylation via C–OMe Cleavage


J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2017, 139 (3), pp 1191–1197
DOI: 10.1021/jacs.6b10998

Metal–Organic Frameworks as Micromotors with Tunable Engines and Brakes
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J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2017, 139 (2), pp 611–614
DOI: 10.1021/jacs.6b11899

Diverse ortho-C(sp2)–H Functionalization of Benzaldehydes Using Transient Directing Groups


J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2017, 139 (2), pp 888–896
DOI: 10.1021/jacs.6b11188

Mild and Regioselective Benzylic C–H Functionalization: Ni-Catalyzed Reductive Arylation of Remote and Proximal Olefins


J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2017, 139 (3), pp 1061–1064
DOI: 10.1021/jacs.6b11962

Assembly of the Limonoid Architecture by a Divergent Approach: Total Synthesis of (±)-Andirolide N via (±)-8α-Hydroxycarapin


J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2017, 139 (2), pp 631–634
DOI: 10.1021/jacs.6b12268

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Journal of Chemical Education

Analyzing the Role of Science Practices in ACS Exam Items
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J. Chem. Educ., 2017, 94 (1), pp 3–10
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jchemed.6b00659

How To Make a Journal Better
J. Chem. Educ., 2017, 94 (1), pp 1–2
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jchemed.6b00967

Choice of Study Resources in General Chemistry by Students Who Have Little Time To Study
J. Chem. Educ., 2017, 94 (1), pp 11–18
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jchemed.6b00285

NMR Spectra through the Eyes of a Student: Eye Tracking Applied to NMR Items


J. Chem. Educ., 2017, 94 (1), pp 29–37
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jchemed.6b00528

Rapid Determination of Enantiomeric Excess via NMR Spectroscopy: A Research-Informed Experiment
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J. Chem. Educ., 2017, 94 (1), pp 79–84
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jchemed.6b00355

 

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