ACS Editors’ Choice: Making Rigid Polyurethane Foam From Old Vehicles and Coconut Oil

This week: Making rigid polyurethane foam from end-of-life vehicles and coconut oil, novel liposome-based surface-enhanced raman spectroscopy, kinetic Modeling of the nickel-catalyzed esterification of amides  — and more!

Each and every day, ACS grants free access to a new peer-reviewed research article from one of the Society’s journals. These articles are specially chosen by a team of scientific editors of ACS journals from around the world to highlight the transformative power of chemistry. Access to these articles will remain open to all as a public service.

Check out this week’s picks!
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Analysis of Three Epoetin Alpha Products by LC and LC-MS Indicates Differences in Glycosylation Critical Quality Attributes, Including Sialic Acid Content

Anal. Chem., Article ASAP
DOI: 10.1021/acs.analchem.7b00353
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Singlet–Triplet Gaps through Incremental Full Configuration Interaction

J. Phys. Chem. A, Article ASAP
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpca.7b03998
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Identification of Microprotein–Protein Interactions via APEX Tagging

Biochemistry, Article ASAP
DOI: 10.1021/acs.biochem.7b00265
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β-Cyclodextrin Polymer Network Sequesters Perfluorooctanoic Acid at Environmentally Relevant Concentrations

J. Am. Chem. Soc., Article ASAP
DOI: 10.1021/jacs.7b02381
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Novel Liposome-Based Surface-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy (SERS) Substrate

J. Phys. Chem. Lett., 2017, 8, pp 2639–2646
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpclett.7b00694
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Kinetic Modeling of the Nickel-Catalyzed Esterification of Amides

ACS Catal., 2017, 7, pp 4381–4385
DOI: 10.1021/acscatal.7b01444
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Rigid Polyurethane Foam Fabrication Using Medium Chain Glycerides of Coconut Oil and Plastics from End-of-Life Vehicles

ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng., Article ASAP
DOI: 10.1021/acssuschemeng.7b01197
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