ACS Editors’ Choice: Single Molecule Nanopore Spectrometry for Peptide Detection — and More!

This week: Single molecule nanopore spectrometry for peptide detection, calcium-mediated control of S100 proteins, ionic liquids for the extraction of alcohols from fermentation broth — 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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Hydrophilic Phage-Mimicking Membrane Active Antimicrobials Reveal Nanostructure-Dependent Activity and Selectivity

ACS Infect. Dis., Article ASAP
DOI: 10.1021/acsinfecdis.7b00076
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Effect of Charged Group Spacer Length on Hydration State in Zwitterionic Poly(sulfobetaine) Brushes

Langmuir, Article ASAP
DOI: 10.1021/acs.langmuir.7b01935
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Single Molecule Nanopore Spectrometry for Peptide Detection

ACS Sens., Article ASAP
DOI: 10.1021/acssensors.7b00362
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Designing Ionic Liquids for the Extraction of Alcohols from Fermentation Broth: Phosphonium Alkanesulfonates, Solvents for Diol Extraction

ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng., Article ASAP
DOI: 10.1021/acssuschemeng.7b01934
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Calcium-Mediated Control of S100 Proteins: Allosteric Communication via an Agitator/Signal Blocking Mechanism

J. Am. Chem. Soc., Article ASAP
DOI: 10.1021/jacs.7b04380
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Bioinspired Indole Prenylation Reactions in Water

J. Nat. Prod., Article ASAP
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jnatprod.7b00464
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Deciphering the Fluorine Code—The Many Hats Fluorine Wears in a Protein Environment

Acc. Chem. Res., Article ASAP
DOI: 10.1021/acs.accounts.7b00226
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