Discover the Most-Read Multidisciplinary 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 multidisciplinary 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.

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

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Accounts of Chemical Research

Holy Grails in Chemistry, Part II
Editorial for the Accounts of Chemical Research special issue on “Holy Grails in Chemistry”.
Acc. Chem. Res., 2017, 50 (3), pp 445–445
DOI: 10.1021/acs.accounts.7b00102

The Rise of Highly Efficient and Stable Perovskite Solar Cells
Published as part of the Accounts of Chemical Research special issue “Holy Grails in Chemistry”.
Acc. Chem. Res., 2017, 50 (3), pp 487–491
DOI: 10.1021/acs.accounts.6b00492

Catalysts by Design: The Power of Theory
Published as part of the Accounts of Chemical Research special issue “Holy Grails in Chemistry”.
Acc. Chem. Res., 2017, 50 (3), pp 561–566
DOI: 10.1021/acs.accounts.6b00555

The Holy Grail: Chemistry Enabling an Economically Viable CO2 Capture, Utilization, and Storage Strategy
Published as part of the Accounts of Chemical Research special issue “Holy Grails in Chemistry”
Acc. Chem. Res., 2017, 50 (3), pp 472–475
DOI: 10.1021/acs.accounts.6b00479

The “OK, Molly” Chemistry
Published as part of the Accounts of Chemical Research special issue “Holy Grails in Chemistry”.
Acc. Chem. Res., 2017, 50 (3), pp 647–651
DOI: 10.1021/acs.accounts.7b00009

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ACS Central Science

The Ecstasy and Agony of Assay Interference Compounds
Open access through ACS AuthorChoice
ACS Cent. Sci., 2017, 3 (3), pp 143–147
DOI: 10.1021/acscentsci.7b00069

A Conversation with Manu Prakash
Open access through ACS AuthorChoice
ACS Cent. Sci., 2017, 3 (3), pp 148–149
DOI: 10.1021/acscentsci.7b00095

Nanotechnology-Driven Therapeutic Interventions in Wound Healing: Potential Uses and Applications
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ACS Cent. Sci., 2017, 3 (3), pp 163–175
DOI: 10.1021/acscentsci.6b00371

Highly Enantioselective Oxidation of Nonactivated Aliphatic C–H Bonds with Hydrogen Peroxide Catalyzed by Manganese Complexes
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ACS Cent. Sci., 2017, 3 (3), pp 196–204
DOI: 10.1021/acscentsci.6b00368

Defining RNA–Small Molecule Affinity Landscapes Enables Design of a Small Molecule Inhibitor of an Oncogenic Noncoding RNA
Open access through ACS AuthorChoice
ACS Cent. Sci., 2017, 3 (3), pp 205–216
DOI: 10.1021/acscentsci.7b00009

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ACS Omega

Superior Low-Temperature Power and Cycle Performances of Na-Ion Battery over Li-Ion Battery
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ACS Omega, 2017, 2 (3), pp 864–872
DOI: 10.1021/acsomega.6b00551

Enhanced Superconductivity in Rock-Salt TiO
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ACS Omega, 2017, 2 (3), pp 1036–1039
DOI: 10.1021/acsomega.7b00048

Impact of Doping on GO: Fast Response–Recovery Humidity Sensor
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ACS Omega, 2017, 2 (3), pp 842–851
DOI: 10.1021/acsomega.6b00399

Aldehyde Detection in Electronic Cigarette Aerosols
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ACS Omega, 2017, 2 (3), pp 1207–1214
DOI: 10.1021/acsomega.6b00489

Electroformation of Giant Unilamellar Vesicles on Stainless Steel Electrodes
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ACS Omega, 2017, 2 (3), pp 994–1002
DOI: 10.1021/acsomega.6b00395

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Chemical Reviews

First-Principles Models for van der Waals Interactions in Molecules and Materials: Concepts, Theory, and Applications
Chem. Rev., 2017, 117 (6), pp 4714–4758
DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemrev.6b00446

Chemical Insights into Antibacterial N-Halamines
Chem. Rev., 2017, 117 (6), pp 4806–4862
DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemrev.6b00687

Hydrocarbon-Based Polymer Electrolyte Membranes: Importance of Morphology on Ion Transport and Membrane Stability
Chem. Rev., 2017, 117 (6), pp 4759–4805
DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemrev.6b00586

Lanthanide-Activated Phosphors Based on 4f-5d Optical Transitions: Theoretical and Experimental Aspects
Chem. Rev., 2017, 117 (5), pp 4488–4527
DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemrev.6b00691

Emergence of Hemicryptophanes: From Synthesis to Applications for Recognition, Molecular Machines, and Supramolecular Catalysis
Chem. Rev., 2017, 117 (6), pp 4900–4942
DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemrev.6b00847

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Journal of the American Chemical Society

Retraction of “Total Synthesis of Kaitocephalin, the First Naturally Occurring AMPA/KA Receptor Antagonist”
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2017, 139 (10), pp 3918–3918
DOI: 10.1021/jacs.6b11436

Total Synthesis of Lycopodium Alkaloids Palhinine A and Palhinine D
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2017, 139 (12), pp 4282–4285
DOI: 10.1021/jacs.6b13401

Nitrogen Lewis Acids
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2017, 139 (11), pp 4062–4067
DOI: 10.1021/jacs.6b12360

Stereocontrolled Synthesis of Kalihinol C
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2017, 139 (10), pp 3647–3650
DOI: 10.1021/jacs.7b01124

Furans as Versatile Synthons: Total Syntheses of Caribenol A and Caribenol B
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2017, 139 (11), pp 4117–4122
DOI: 10.1021/jacs.7b00234

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Journal of Chemical Education

Glaring Chemical Errors Persist for Years on Wikipedia
J. Chem. Educ., 2017, 94 (3), pp 271–272
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jchemed.6b00478

How Do We Measure Success in Introductory College Chemistry?
J. Chem. Educ., 2017, 94 (3), pp 265–266
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jchemed.7b00120

Drug Design Workshop: A Web-Based Educational Tool To Introduce Computer-Aided Drug Design to the General Public
Open access through ACS AuthorChoice
J. Chem. Educ., 2017, 94 (3), pp 335–344
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jchemed.6b00596

Written Assignments in Organic Chemistry: Critical Reading and Creative Writing
J. Chem. Educ., 2017, 94 (3), pp 267–270
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jchemed.6b00402

Interactive Simulations To Support Quantum Mechanics Instruction for Chemistry Students
J. Chem. Educ., 2017, 94 (3), pp 392–397
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jchemed.6b00459

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

 

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