Discover the 5th Most-Read Paper of 2016

Last year 43,000 authors published chemistry research articles in ACS Publications 50 journals. Each of these papers is important, but some of them attracted larger audiences than others. So who were the most-read authors of chemistry research 2016? The honor of being the authors of the fifth most-read paper in any ACS journal in 2016 goes to Ben Gold, Robert Smith, Quyen Nguyen, Julia Roberts, Yan Ling, Landys Lopez Quezada, Selin Somersan, Thulasi Warrier, David Little, Maneesh Pingle, David Zhang, Elaine Ballinger, Matthew Zimmerman⊥, Véronique Dartois⊥, Paul Hanson○, Lester A. Mitscher, Patrick Porubsky, Steven Rogers, Frank J. Schoenen, Carl Nathan, and Jeffrey Aubé. Check out their paper below:

Novel Cephalosporins Selectively Active on Nonreplicating Mycobacterium tuberculosis
J. Med. Chem., 2016, 59 (13), pp 6027–6044
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jmedchem.5b01833

Congratulations to all the distinguished authors!

But that raises an important question: Who is the author of the most-read paper of 2016? We know and we’re excited to reveal the answer at this year’s national meeting in San Francisco as part of a big “Thank you!” to our global community of authors and reviewers. We’ve decided to honor the most-read author of 2016 in a unique way. We’ll be creating a guest generated mosaic in real-time over the course of the meeting. If you’ll be attending the meeting, you can help us reveal the author’s identity. Visit the ACS Publications booth and get involved in three simple steps:

  1. SNAP: Take a selfie
  2. POST & TAG: Upload on Instagram or Twitter and use the hashtag #ACSmosaic and tag “amerchemsociety”
  3. PLACE: At the National Meeting stop by the ACS Publications booth to print your photo and place on a matching cell of our interactive mosaic. Together, we’ll build a billboard-sized work of art created in real time to reveal the face of the most-read author in 2016.

Can’t make it to the meeting? Don’t worry, we’ll also be showcasing the most-read author on ACS Axial later in the week.

Check out the other most-read papers of 2016.

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