Discover the Most-Read Multidisciplinary Chemistry Articles of July 2017

What were chemists reading in July 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 July 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 July 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

Factors Determining the Rate and Selectivity of 4e–/4H+ Electrocatalytic Reduction of Dioxygen by Iron Porphyrin Complexes
Acc. Chem. Res., 2017, 50 (7), pp 1744–1753
DOI: 10.1021/acs.accounts.7b00192

Multifunctional Nanostructured Conductive Polymer Gels: Synthesis, Properties, and Applications
Open access through ACS AuthorChoice
Acc. Chem. Res., 2017, 50 (7), pp 1734–1743
DOI: 10.1021/acs.accounts.7b00191

CryoTEM as an Advanced Analytical Tool for Materials Chemists
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Acc. Chem. Res., 2017, 50 (7), pp 1495–1501
DOI: 10.1021/acs.accounts.7b00107

Pathways to Structure–Property Relationships of Peptide–Materials Interfaces: Challenges in Predicting Molecular Structures
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Acc. Chem. Res., 2017, 50 (7), pp 1617–1624
DOI: 10.1021/acs.accounts.7b00065

Oxygenation via C–H/C–C Bond Activation with Molecular Oxygen
Acc. Chem. Res., 2017, 50 (7), pp 1640–1653
DOI: 10.1021/acs.accounts.7b00108

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ACS Central Science

Electrosynthesis: A New Frontier in Aerobic Oxidation?
Baran and co-workers introduce a sustainable and scalable oxidation protocol for unactivated C–H bonds.
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ACS Cent. Sci., 2017, 3 (7), pp 686–688
DOI: 10.1021/acscentsci.7b00275

Highly Efficient Thermally Activated Delayed Fluorescence from an Excited-State Intramolecular Proton Transfer System
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ACS Cent. Sci., 2017, 3 (7), pp 769–777
DOI: 10.1021/acscentsci.7b00183

Transition-Metal Catalysis of Nucleophilic Substitution Reactions: A Radical Alternative to SN1 and SN2 Processes
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ACS Cent. Sci., 2017, 3 (7), pp 692–700
DOI: 10.1021/acscentsci.7b00212

Nitroxide-Based Macromolecular Contrast Agents with Unprecedented Transverse Relaxivity and Stability for Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Tumors
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ACS Cent. Sci., 2017, 3 (7), pp 800–811
DOI: 10.1021/acscentsci.7b00253

1,6-Cyclophellitol Cyclosulfates: A New Class of Irreversible Glycosidase Inhibitor
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ACS Cent. Sci., 2017, 3 (7), pp 784–793
DOI: 10.1021/acscentsci.7b00214

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ACS Omega

Total Synthesis of Bioactive Canthine Alkaloid Cordatanine Comprising in Situ Double Oxidative Aromatization of Tetrahydrocarbazole
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ACS Omega, 2017, 2 (7), pp 3945–3950
DOI: 10.1021/acsomega.7b00609

Bulky Isopropyl Group Loaded Tetraaryl Pyrene Based Azo-Linked Covalent Organic Polymer for Nitroaromatics Sensing and CO2 Adsorption
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ACS Omega, 2017, 2 (7), pp 3572–3582
DOI: 10.1021/acsomega.7b00515

NB-Type Electronic Asymmetric Compounds as Potential Blue-Color TADF Emitters: Steric Hindrance, Substitution Effect, and Electronic Characteristics
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ACS Omega, 2017, 2 (7), pp 3098–3109
DOI: 10.1021/acsomega.7b00514

Graphene Oxide-Coated Surface: Inhibition of Bacterial Biofilm Formation due to Specific Surface–Interface Interactions
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ACS Omega, 2017, 2 (7), pp 3070–3082
DOI: 10.1021/acsomega.7b00371

PyrrolylBODIPYs: Syntheses, Properties, and Application as Environment-Sensitive Fluorescence Probes
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ACS Omega, 2017, 2 (7), pp 3551–3561
DOI: 10.1021/acsomega.7b00444

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Chemical Reviews

Recent Advances in Radical C–H Activation/Radical Cross-Coupling
Chem. Rev., 2017, 117 (13), pp 9016–9085
DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemrev.6b00620

Organocatalysis in Inert C–H Bond Functionalization
Chem. Rev., 2017, 117 (13), pp 9433–9520
DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemrev.6b00657

Challenges in the Greener Production of Formates/Formic Acid, Methanol, and DME by Heterogeneously Catalyzed CO2 Hydrogenation Processes
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Chem. Rev., 2017, 117 (14), pp 9804–9838
DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemrev.6b00816

Ionic-Liquid-Based CO2 Capture Systems: Structure, Interaction and Process
Chem. Rev., 2017, 117 (14), pp 9625–9673
DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemrev.7b00072

Direct Conversion of Methane to Value-Added Chemicals over Heterogeneous Catalysts: Challenges and Prospects
Chem. Rev., 2017, 117 (13), pp 8497–8520
DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemrev.6b00715

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Journal of the American Chemical Society

The Suzuki–Miyaura Coupling of Nitroarenes
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2017, 139 (28), pp 9423–9426
DOI: 10.1021/jacs.7b03159

Trifluoromethylation of Alkyl Radicals in Aqueous Solution
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2017, 139 (29), pp 9843–9846
DOI: 10.1021/jacs.7b06044

Visible-Light-Driven Carboxylation of Aryl Halides by the Combined Use of Palladium and Photoredox Catalysts
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2017, 139 (28), pp 9467–9470
DOI: 10.1021/jacs.7b04838

Chemo- and Regioselective Organo-Photoredox Catalyzed Hydroformylation of Styrenes via a Radical Pathway
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2017, 139 (29), pp 9799–9802
DOI: 10.1021/jacs.7b05082

Enantioselective Rhodium(III)-Catalyzed Markovnikov Hydroboration of Unactivated Terminal Alkenes
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J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2017, 139 (27), pp 9148–9151
DOI: 10.1021/jacs.7b05149

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Journal of Chemical Education

Finding No Evidence for Learning Styles
J. Chem. Educ., 2017, 94 (7), pp 825–826
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jchemed.7b00424

Using Digital Badges for Developing High School Chemistry Laboratory Skills
Open access through ACS Editors’ Choice
J. Chem. Educ., 2017, 94 (7), pp 844–848
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jchemed.7b00175

Constructing Cost-Effective Crystal Structures with Table Tennis Balls and Tape That Allows Students To Assemble and Model Multiple Unit Cells
J. Chem. Educ., 2017, 94 (7), pp 827–828
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jchemed.7b00305

The Sound and Feel of Titrations: A Smartphone Aid for Color-Blind and Visually Impaired Students
J. Chem. Educ., 2017, 94 (7), pp 946–949
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jchemed.7b00027

Three-Dimensional (3D) Printers in Libraries: Perspective and Preliminary Safety Analysis
J. Chem. Educ., 2017, 94 (7), pp 879–885
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jchemed.6b00745

 

 

 

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