Discover the Most-Read Analytical Chemistry Articles of March 2017

What were chemists reading in March 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 March 2017, including research, reviews, perspectives and editorial pieces. These lists were not chosen by the journals’ 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

Imaging Lysosomal pH Alteration in Stressed Cells with a Sensitive Ratiometric Fluorescence Sensor
ACS Sens., 2017, 2 (3), pp 436–442
DOI: 10.1021/acssensors.7b00035

Multicolor Functional Carbon Dots via One-Step Refluxing Synthesis
ACS Sens., 2017, 2 (3), pp 354–363
DOI: 10.1021/acssensors.6b00607

In Vivo Biosensing: Progress and Perspectives
ACS Sens., 2017, 2 (3), pp 327–338
DOI: 10.1021/acssensors.6b00834

Wearable, Flexible, and Multifunctional Healthcare Device with an ISFET Chemical Sensor for Simultaneous Sweat pH and Skin Temperature Monitoring
ACS Sens., 2017, 2 (3), pp 443–448
DOI: 10.1021/acssensors.7b00047

Ultrafast Paper Thermometers Based on a Green Sensing Ink
ACS Sens., 2017, 2 (3), pp 449–454
DOI: 10.1021/acssensors.7b00060

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Analytical Chemistry

Metal-Enhanced Ratiometric Fluorescence/Naked Eye Bimodal Biosensor for Lead Ions Analysis with Bifunctional Nanocomposite Probes
Anal. Chem., 2017, 89 (6), pp 3597–3605
DOI: 10.1021/acs.analchem.6b04978

Science Communication: A Science Not an Art
Anal. Chem., 2017, 89 (5), pp 2645–2645
DOI: 10.1021/acs.analchem.7b00585

Ultratrace Naked-Eye Colorimetric Detection of Hg2+ in Wastewater and Serum Utilizing Mercury-Stimulated Peroxidase Mimetic Activity of Reduced Graphene Oxide-PEI-Pd Nanohybrids
Anal. Chem., 2017, 89 (6), pp 3538–3544
DOI: 10.1021/acs.analchem.6b04805

Colorimetric and Electrochemical Bacteria Detection Using Printed Paper- and Transparency-Based Analytic Devices
Anal. Chem., 2017, 89 (6), pp 3613–3621
DOI: 10.1021/acs.analchem.6b05009

Analyzing DNA Nanotechnology: A Call to Arms For The Analytical Chemistry Community
Anal. Chem., 2017, 89 (5), pp 2646–2663
DOI: 10.1021/acs.analchem.6b04033

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Chemical Research in Toxicology

DNA Adduct Profiles Predict in Vitro Cell Viability after Treatment with the Experimental Anticancer Prodrug PR104A
Chem. Res. Toxicol., 2017, 30 (3), pp 830–839
DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemrestox.6b00412

Copper-2 Hypothesis for Causation of the Current Alzheimer’s Disease Epidemic Together with Dietary Changes That Enhance the Epidemic
Chem. Res. Toxicol., 2017, 30 (3), pp 763–768
DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemrestox.6b00373

Validation of a Multiparametric, High-Content-Screening Assay for Predictive/Investigative Cytotoxicity: Evidence from Technology Transfer Studies and Literature Review
Chem. Res. Toxicol., 2017, 30 (3), pp 804–829
DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemrestox.6b00403

Tyrosinase-Catalyzed Oxidation of the Leukoderma-Inducing Agent Raspberry Ketone Produces (E)-4-(3-Oxo-1-butenyl)-1,2-benzoquinone: Implications for Melanocyte Toxicity
Chem. Res. Toxicol., 2017, 30 (3), pp 859–868
DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemrestox.7b00006

Soft Cysteine Signaling Network: The Functional Significance of Cysteine in Protein Function and the Soft Acids/Bases Thiol Chemistry That Facilitates Cysteine Modification
Chem. Res. Toxicol., 2017, 30 (3), pp 729–762
DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemrestox.6b00428

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Environmental Science & Technology

Assessing the Methane Emissions from Natural Gas-Fired Power Plants and Oil Refineries
Open access through ACS AuthorChoice
Environ. Sci. Technol., 2017, 51 (6), pp 3373–3381
DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.6b05531

A Never-Ending Story of Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFASs)?
Environ. Sci. Technol., 2017, 51 (5), pp 2508–2518
DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.6b04806

Microplastic Exposure Assessment in Aquatic Environments: Learning from Similarities and Differences to Engineered Nanoparticles
Environ. Sci. Technol., 2017, 51 (5), pp 2499–2507
DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.6b04054

The Essential Role for Laboratory Studies in Atmospheric Chemistry
Environ. Sci. Technol., 2017, 51 (5), pp 2519–2528
DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.6b04947

Refocusing on Nonpriority Toxic Metals in the Aquatic Environment in China
Environ. Sci. Technol., 2017, 51 (6), pp 3117–3118
DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.7b00223

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Environmental Science & Technology Letters

Fluorinated Compounds in U.S. Fast Food Packaging
Open access through ACS AuthorChoice
Environ. Sci. Technol. Lett., 2017, 4 (3), pp 105–111
DOI: 10.1021/acs.estlett.6b00435

Temporal Trends in Exposure to Organophosphate Flame Retardants in the United States
Open access through ACS Editors’ Choice
Environ. Sci. Technol. Lett., 2017, 4 (3), pp 112–118
DOI: 10.1021/acs.estlett.6b00475

Two Journals Sharing One Name
Environ. Sci. Technol. Lett., 2017, 4 (3), pp 83–84
DOI: 10.1021/acs.estlett.7b00056

Reducing Uncertainty and Confronting Ignorance about the Possible Impacts of Weathering Plastic in the Marine Environment
Open access through ACS AuthorChoice
Environ. Sci. Technol. Lett., 2017, 4 (3), pp 85–90
DOI: 10.1021/acs.estlett.7b00008

Soluble Fe in Aerosols Sustained by Gaseous HO2 Uptake
Open access through ACS AuthorChoice
Environ. Sci. Technol. Lett., 2017, 4 (3), pp 98–104
DOI: 10.1021/acs.estlett.7b00017

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Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry

Nitrogen-to-Protein Conversion Factors for Three Edible Insects: Tenebrio molitor, Alphitobius diaperinus, and Hermetia illucens
Open access through ACS AuthorChoice
J. Agric. Food Chem., 2017, 65 (11), pp 2275–2278
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jafc.7b00471

Arsenic Release from Foodstuffs upon Food Preparation
J. Agric. Food Chem., 2017, 65 (11), pp 2443–2453
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jafc.6b05721

Functional Characterization of a New Tea (Camellia sinensis) Flavonoid Glycosyltransferase
J. Agric. Food Chem., 2017, 65 (10), pp 2074–2083
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jafc.6b05619

Various Bioactivity and Relationship of Structure–Activity of Matrine Analogues
J. Agric. Food Chem., 2017, 65 (10), pp 2039–2047
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jafc.6b05474

New LC-MS/MS Method for the Analysis of Allura Red Level in Takeaway Chinese Dishes and Urine of an Adult Chinese Population
J. Agric. Food Chem., 2017, 65 (12), pp 2588–2593
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jafc.6b05310

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Journal of Proteome Research

Deep Coverage of Global Protein Expression and Phosphorylation in Breast Tumor Cell Lines Using TMT 10-plex Isobaric Labeling
J. Proteome Res., 2017, 16 (3), pp 1121–1132
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jproteome.6b00374

MALDI versus ESI: The Impact of the Ion Source on Peptide Identification
J. Proteome Res., 2017, 16 (3), pp 1207–1215
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jproteome.6b00805

Expanding Proteome Coverage with CHarge Ordered Parallel Ion aNalysis (CHOPIN) Combined with Broad Specificity Proteolysis
Open access through ACS AuthorChoice
J. Proteome Res., 2017, 16 (3), pp 1288–1299
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jproteome.6b00915

Peptide Selection for Targeted Protein Quantitation
J. Proteome Res., 2017, 16 (3), pp 1376–1380
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jproteome.6b00115

Integrated, High-Throughput, Multiomics Platform Enables Data-Driven Construction of Cellular Responses and Reveals Global Drug Mechanisms of Action
J. Proteome Res., 2017, 16 (3), pp 1364–1375
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jproteome.6b01004

Read more great March 2017 Chemistry research: Applied Chemistry | Biological Chemistry | Materials Science & Engineering | Multidisciplinary Chemistry | Organic/Inorganic Chemistry | Physical Chemistry

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