Discover the Most-Read Multidisciplinary Chemistry Articles of May 2017

What were chemists reading in May 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 May 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 May 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

Microfluidic Technology: Uncovering the Mechanisms of Nanocrystal Nucleation and Growth
Acc. Chem. Res., 2017, 50 (5), pp 1248–1257
DOI: 10.1021/acs.accounts.7b00088

Quantifying the Self-Assembly Behavior of Anisotropic Nanoparticles Using Liquid-Phase Transmission Electron Microscopy
Acc. Chem. Res., 2017, 50 (5), pp 1125–1133
DOI: 10.1021/acs.accounts.7b00048

Kinetics of Electrocatalytic Reactions from First-Principles: A Critical Comparison with the Ab Initio Thermodynamics Approach
Acc. Chem. Res., 2017, 50 (5), pp 1240–1247
DOI: 10.1021/acs.accounts.7b00077

Cooperative Catalysis at Metal–Sulfur Bonds
Acc. Chem. Res., 2017, 50 (5), pp 1258–1269
DOI: 10.1021/acs.accounts.7b00089

Chemistry-Inspired Adaptable Framework Structures
Acc. Chem. Res., 2017, 50 (5), pp 1222–1230
DOI: 10.1021/acs.accounts.7b00033

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ACS Central Science

Chemoproteomic Profiling of Bile Acid Interacting Proteins
Open access through ACS AuthorChoice
ACS Cent. Sci., 2017, 3 (5), pp 501–509
DOI: 10.1021/acscentsci.7b00134

Prediction of Organic Reaction Outcomes Using Machine Learning
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ACS Cent. Sci., 2017, 3 (5), pp 434–443
DOI: 10.1021/acscentsci.7b00064

A Fluorescence in Situ Hybridization Method To Quantify mRNA Translation by Visualizing Ribosome–mRNA Interactions in Single Cells
Open access through ACS AuthorChoice
ACS Cent. Sci., 2017, 3 (5), pp 425–433
DOI: 10.1021/acscentsci.7b00048

Tiny Temperature Sensors
Open access through ACS AuthorChoice
ACS Cent. Sci., 2017, 3 (5), pp 364–366
DOI: 10.1021/acscentsci.7b00201

Noncanonical Function of a Small-Molecular Virulence Factor Coronatine against Plant Immunity: An In Vivo Raman Imaging Approach
Open access through ACS AuthorChoice
ACS Cent. Sci., 2017, 3 (5), pp 462–472
DOI: 10.1021/acscentsci.7b00099

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ACS Omega

Disparate Antibiotic Resistance Gene Quantities Revealed across 4 Major Cities in California: A Survey in Drinking Water, Air, and Soil at 24 Public Parks
Open access through ACS AuthorChoice
ACS Omega, 2017, 2 (5), pp 2255–2263
DOI: 10.1021/acsomega.7b00118

Chitosan-Covered Pd@Pt Core–Shell Nanocubes for Direct Electron Transfer in Electrochemical Enzymatic Glucose Biosensor
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ACS Omega, 2017, 2 (5), pp 1896–1904
DOI: 10.1021/acsomega.7b00060

Highly Selective and Tunable Protein Hydrolysis by a Polyoxometalate Complex in Surfactant Solutions: A Step toward the Development of Artificial Metalloproteases for Membrane Proteins
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ACS Omega, 2017, 2 (5), pp 2026–2033
DOI: 10.1021/acsomega.7b00168

Novel and Stable D–A−π–A Dyes for Efficient Solid-State Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells
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ACS Omega, 2017, 2 (5), pp 1812–1819
DOI: 10.1021/acsomega.7b00067

Synthesis and Catalytic Applications of a Triptycene-Based Monophosphine Ligand for Palladium-Mediated Organic Transformations
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ACS Omega, 2017, 2 (5), pp 1930–1937
DOI: 10.1021/acsomega.7b00200

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Chemical Reviews

Recent Advances in Ultrathin Two-Dimensional Nanomaterials
Chem. Rev., 2017, 117 (9), pp 6225–6331
DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemrev.6b00558

Chemical Design and Synthesis of Functionalized Probes for Imaging and Treating Tumor Hypoxia
Chem. Rev., 2017, 117 (9), pp 6160–6224
DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemrev.6b00525

Compound Copper Chalcogenide Nanocrystals
Chem. Rev., 2017, 117 (9), pp 5865–6109
DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemrev.6b00376

Multiscale Studies on Ionic Liquids
Chem. Rev., 2017, 117 (10), pp 6636–6695
DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemrev.6b00776

Ionic Liquids in Selective Oxidation: Catalysts and Solvents
Chem. Rev., 2017, 117 (10), pp 6929–6983
DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemrev.7b00030

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Journal of the American Chemical Society

Deoxygenation of Ethers To Form Carbon–Carbon Bonds via Nickel Catalysis
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2017, 139 (19), pp 6546–6549
DOI: 10.1021/jacs.7b02326

Enantioselective Total Synthesis of (+)-Wortmannin
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2017, 139 (20), pp 6815–6818
DOI: 10.1021/jacs.7b02515

Potassium tert-Butoxide-Catalyzed Dehydrogenative C–H Silylation of Heteroaromatics: A Combined Experimental and Computational Mechanistic Study
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2017, 139 (20), pp 6867–6879
DOI: 10.1021/jacs.6b13031

Anti-Markovnikov Hydroarylation of Unactivated Olefins via Pyridyl Radical Intermediates
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2017, 139 (19), pp 6582–6585
DOI: 10.1021/jacs.7b03262

Asymmetric Copper-Catalyzed Intermolecular Aminoarylation of Styrenes: Efficient Access to Optical 2,2-Diarylethylamines
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2017, 139 (20), pp 6811–6814
DOI: 10.1021/jacs.7b02455

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Journal of Chemical Education

Core Ideas and Topics: Building Up or Drilling Down?
Open access through ACS Editors’ Choice
J. Chem. Educ., 2017, 94 (5), pp 541–548
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jchemed.6b00900

New Demonstrations and New Insights on the Mechanism of the Candy-Cola Soda Geyser
J. Chem. Educ., 2017, 94 (5), pp 569–576
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jchemed.6b00862

Measuring Value and Real Impact
J. Chem. Educ., 2017, 94 (5), pp 539–540
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jchemed.7b00266

A Glowing Recommendation: A Project-Based Cooperative Laboratory Activity To Promote Use of the Scientific and Engineering Practices
J. Chem. Educ., 2017, 94 (5), pp 626–631
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jchemed.6b00628

Scientific Computing for Chemists: An Undergraduate Course in Simulations, Data Processing, and Visualization
J. Chem. Educ., 2017, 94 (5), pp 592–597
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jchemed.7b00078

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