Discover the Most-Read Multidisciplinary Chemistry Articles of April 2017

What were chemists reading in April 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 April 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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Analytical Chemistry | Applied Chemistry | Biological Chemistry | Materials Science & Engineering | Organic/Inorganic Chemistry | Physical Chemistry

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Accounts of Chemical Research

Ring Construction by Palladium(0)-Catalyzed C(sp3)–H Activation
Acc. Chem. Res., 2017, 50 (4), pp 1114–1123
DOI: 10.1021/acs.accounts.7b00099

Stepwise Synthesis of Metal–Organic Frameworks
Acc. Chem. Res., 2017, 50 (4), pp 857–865
DOI: 10.1021/acs.accounts.6b00457

Iridium-Catalyzed Asymmetric Hydrogenation of Unsaturated Carboxylic Acids
Acc. Chem. Res., 2017, 50 (4), pp 988–1001
DOI: 10.1021/acs.accounts.7b00007

Semiconductor Photocatalysis for Chemoselective Radical Coupling Reactions
Acc. Chem. Res., 2017, 50 (4), pp 1002–1010
DOI: 10.1021/acs.accounts.7b00023

Separation of Semiconducting Carbon Nanotubes for Flexible and Stretchable Electronics Using Polymer Removable Method
Acc. Chem. Res., 2017, 50 (4), pp 1096–1104
DOI: 10.1021/acs.accounts.7b00062

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ACS Central Science

Low Data Drug Discovery with One-Shot Learning
Open access through ACS AuthorChoice
ACS Cent. Sci., 2017, 3 (4), pp 283–293
DOI: 10.1021/acscentsci.6b00367

Learning More, with Less
Teaching computer algorithms “chemical intuition” can improve their predictions.
Open access through ACS AuthorChoice
ACS Cent. Sci., 2017, 3 (4), pp 275–277
DOI: 10.1021/acscentsci.7b00153

Janus Emulsions for the Detection of Bacteria
Open access through ACS AuthorChoice
ACS Cent. Sci., 2017, 3 (4), pp 309–313
DOI: 10.1021/acscentsci.7b00021

Chemical Synthesis of (+)-Ryanodine and (+)-20-Deoxyspiganthine
Open access through ACS AuthorChoice
ACS Cent. Sci., 2017, 3 (4), pp 278–282
DOI: 10.1021/acscentsci.6b00361

Beyond Iron: Iridium-Containing P450 Enzymes for Selective Cyclopropanations of Structurally Diverse Alkenes
Open access through ACS AuthorChoice
ACS Cent. Sci., 2017, 3 (4), pp 302–308
DOI: 10.1021/acscentsci.6b00391

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ACS Omega

Singlet Oxygen Generation with Chemical Excitation of an Erythrosine–Luminol Conjugate
Open access through ACS Editors’ Choice
ACS Omega, 2017, 2 (4), pp 1367–1371
DOI: 10.1021/acsomega.7b00228

Side-Chain Amino Acid-Based Cationic Antibacterial Polymers: Investigating the Morphological Switching of a Polymer-Treated Bacterial Cell
Open access through ACS AuthorChoice
ACS Omega, 2017, 2 (4), pp 1633–1644
DOI: 10.1021/acsomega.7b00181

Substrate-Selective C–H Functionalization for the Preparation of Organosulfur Compounds from Crude Oil-Derived Components
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ACS Omega, 2017, 2 (4), pp 1419–1423
DOI: 10.1021/acsomega.7b00137

Development of a 68Ge/68Ga Generator System Using Polysaccharide Polymers and Its Application in PET Imaging of Tropical Infectious Diseases
Open access through ACS AuthorChoice
ACS Omega, 2017, 2 (4), pp 1400–1407
DOI: 10.1021/acsomega.7b00147

Computational Modeling of Novel Bulk Materials for the Intermediate-Band Solar Cells
Open access through ACS AuthorChoice
ACS Omega, 2017, 2 (4), pp 1454–1462
DOI: 10.1021/acsomega.6b00534

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Chemical Reviews

Computational Modeling of Novel Bulk Materials for the Intermediate-Band Solar Cells
Open access through ACS AuthorChoice
ACS Omega, 2017, 2 (4), pp 1454–1462
DOI: 10.1021/acsomega.6b00534

Enzymatic Carbon–Sulfur Bond Formation in Natural Product Biosynthesis
Open access through ACS AuthorChoice
Chem. Rev., 2017, 117 (8), pp 5521–5577
DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemrev.6b00697

Core–Shell Nanoparticle-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy
This article is part of the Vibrational Nanoscopy special issue.
Chem. Rev., 2017, 117 (7), pp 5002–5069
DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemrev.6b00596

Surface-Enhanced Infrared Spectroscopy Using Resonant Nanoantennas
This article is part of the Vibrational Nanoscopy special issue.
Chem. Rev., 2017, 117 (7), pp 5110–5145
DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemrev.6b00743

Oxidative Cyclization in Natural Product Biosynthesis
This article is part of the Unusual Enzymology in Natural Products Synthesis special issue.
Chem. Rev., 2017, 117 (8), pp 5226–5333
DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemrev.6b00478

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Journal of the American Chemical Society

Harnessing Alkyl Amines as Electrophiles for Nickel-Catalyzed Cross Couplings via C–N Bond Activation
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2017, 139 (15), pp 5313–5316
DOI: 10.1021/jacs.7b02389

Asymmetric Total Synthesis of Lancifodilactone G Acetate
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2017, 139 (16), pp 5732–5735
DOI: 10.1021/jacs.7b02561

Peptide Macrocyclization Inspired by Non-Ribosomal Imine Natural Products
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J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2017, 139 (14), pp 5233–5241
DOI: 10.1021/jacs.7b01624

Cage-Confinement Pyrolysis Route to Ultrasmall Tungsten Carbide Nanoparticles for Efficient Electrocatalytic Hydrogen Evolution
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2017, 139 (15), pp 5285–5288
DOI: 10.1021/jacs.7b00165

Catalytic Coupling between Unactivated Aliphatic C–H Bonds and Alkynes via a Metal–Hydride Pathway
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2017, 139 (16), pp 5716–5719
DOI: 10.1021/jacs.7b02020

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Journal of Chemical Education

Teaching about Chemistry Related to Food
J. Chem. Educ., 2017, 94 (4), pp 401–402
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jchemed.7b00206

Rapid Production of a Porous Cellulose Acetate Membrane for Water Filtration using Readily Available Chemicals
Open access through ACS AuthorChoice
J. Chem. Educ., 2017, 94 (4), pp 483–487
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jchemed.6b00776

Assessing Student Knowledge of Chemistry and Climate Science Concepts Associated with Climate Change: Resources To Inform Teaching and Learning
J. Chem. Educ., 2017, 94 (4), pp 407–417
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jchemed.6b00759

The Coffee Project Revisited: Teaching Research Skills to Forensic Chemists
J. Chem. Educ., 2017, 94 (4), pp 445–450
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jchemed.6b00600

Comment on “Analysis of Citric Acid in Beverages: Use of an Indicator Displacement Assay”
J. Chem. Educ., 2017, 94 (4), pp 405–406
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jchemed.6b00864

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