Discover the Most-Read Multidisciplinary Chemistry Articles of August 2017

What were chemists reading in August 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 August 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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Accounts of Chemical Research

The n→π* Interaction
Open access through Editors’ Choice
Acc. Chem. Res., 2017, 50 (8), pp 1838–1846
DOI: 10.1021/acs.accounts.7b00121

Electrospun Nanofibers: New Concepts, Materials, and Applications
Acc. Chem. Res., 2017, 50 (8), pp 1976–1987
DOI: 10.1021/acs.accounts.7b00218

Silicon-Tethered Strategies for C–H Functionalization Reactions
Acc. Chem. Res., 2017, 50 (8), pp 2038–2053
DOI: 10.1021/acs.accounts.7b00306

Pushing Chemical Boundaries with N-Heterocyclic Olefins (NHOs): From Catalysis to Main Group Element Chemistry
Acc. Chem. Res., 2017, 50 (8), pp 2017–2025
DOI: 10.1021/acs.accounts.7b00264

Characterization of Ligand Shell for Mixed-Ligand Coated Gold Nanoparticles
Acc. Chem. Res., 2017, 50 (8), pp 1911–1919
DOI: 10.1021/acs.accounts.7b00165

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ACS Central Science

Catalytic Hydroxylation of Polyethylenes
Open access through ACS AuthorChoice
ACS Cent. Sci., 2017, 3 (8), pp 895–903
DOI: 10.1021/acscentsci.7b00255

Are We Approaching a Speed Limit for the Chromatographic Separation of Enantiomers?
Open access through ACS AuthorChoice
ACS Cent. Sci., 2017, 3 (8), pp 823–829
DOI: 10.1021/acscentsci.7b00250

Electroreduction of CO2 Catalyzed by a Heterogenized Zn–Porphyrin Complex with a Redox-Innocent Metal Center
Open access through ACS AuthorChoice
ACS Cent. Sci., 2017, 3 (8), pp 847–852
DOI: 10.1021/acscentsci.7b00160

The Sweat Metabolome of Screen-Positive Cystic Fibrosis Infants: Revealing Mechanisms beyond Impaired Chloride Transport
Open access through ACS AuthorChoice
ACS Cent. Sci., 2017, 3 (8), pp 904–913
DOI: 10.1021/acscentsci.7b00299

The Proteasome in Modern Drug Discovery: Second Life of a Highly Valuable Drug Target
Open access through ACS AuthorChoice
ACS Cent. Sci., 2017, 3 (8), pp 830–838
DOI: 10.1021/acscentsci.7b00252

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ACS Omega

Real-Time, Wearable, Biomechanical Movement Capture of Both Humans and Robots with Metal-Free Electrodes
Open access through ACS AuthorChoice
ACS Omega, 2017, 2 (8), pp 4132–4142
DOI: 10.1021/acsomega.7b00491

Lewis-Acid-Mediated Benzotriazole Ring Cleavage (BtRC) Strategy for the Synthesis of 2-Aryl Benzoxazoles from N-Acylbenzotriazoles†
Open access through ACS AuthorChoice
ACS Omega, 2017, 2 (8), pp 5044–5051
DOI: 10.1021/acsomega.7b00965

Dye-Labeled Polyacryloyl Hydrazide–Ag Nanoparticle Fluorescent Probe for Ultrasensitive and Selective Detection of Au Ion
Open access through ACS AuthorChoice
ACS Omega, 2017, 2 (8), pp 4278–4286
DOI: 10.1021/acsomega.7b00857

Co3O4 Nanowires on Flexible Carbon Fabric as a Binder-Free Electrode for All Solid-State Symmetric Supercapacitor
Open access through ACS AuthorChoice
ACS Omega, 2017, 2 (8), pp 4216–4226
DOI: 10.1021/acsomega.7b00702

Fluorescence “Turn-On” Indicator Displacement Assay-Based Sensing of Nitroexplosive 2,4,6-Trinitrophenol in Aqueous Media via a Polyelectrolyte and Dye Complex
Open access through ACS AuthorChoice
ACS Omega, 2017, 2 (8), pp 4424–4430
DOI: 10.1021/acsomega.7b00765

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Chemical Reviews

Polymers for 3D Printing and Customized Additive Manufacturing
Open access through ACS AuthorChoice
Chem. Rev., 2017, 117 (15), pp 10212–10290
DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemrev.7b00074

Toward Safe Lithium Metal Anode in Rechargeable Batteries: A Review
Chem. Rev., 2017, 117 (15), pp 10403–10473
DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemrev.7b00115

Ultrafast Electron Dynamics in Solar Energy Conversion
Chem. Rev., 2017, 117 (16), pp 10940–11024
DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemrev.6b00807

Spinels: Controlled Preparation, Oxygen Reduction/Evolution Reaction Application, and Beyond
Chem. Rev., 2017, 117 (15), pp 10121–10211
DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemrev.7b00051

Nanoparticle-Based Immunochemical Biosensors and Assays: Recent Advances and Challenges
Chem. Rev., 2017, 117 (15), pp 9973–10042
DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemrev.7b00037

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Journal of the American Chemical Society

Transition-Metal-Free Decarboxylative Iodination: New Routes for Decarboxylative Oxidative Cross-Couplings
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2017, 139 (33), pp 11527–11536
DOI: 10.1021/jacs.7b05155

Direct Aldehyde C–H Arylation and Alkylation via the Combination of Nickel, Hydrogen Atom Transfer, and Photoredox Catalysis
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2017, 139 (33), pp 11353–11356
DOI: 10.1021/jacs.7b07078

Method for Highly Enantioselective Ligation of Two Chiral C(sp3) Stereocenters
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2017, 139 (32), pp 11044–11047
DOI: 10.1021/jacs.7b07366

Total Synthesis of Terpenoids Employing a “Benzannulation of Carvone” Strategy: Synthesis of (−)-Crotogoudin
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2017, 139 (33), pp 11349–11352
DOI: 10.1021/jacs.7b06823

Thiocarbonyl Ylide Chemistry Enables a Concise Synthesis of (±)-Hippolachnin A
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2017, 139 (34), pp 11706–11709
DOI: 10.1021/jacs.7b06815

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Journal of Chemical Education

Beyond “Inert” Ideas to Teaching General Chemistry from Rich Contexts: Visualizing the Chemistry of Climate Change (VC3)
Open access through Editors’ Choice
J. Chem. Educ., 2017, 94 (8), pp 1027–1035
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jchemed.6b01009

Social and Environmental Justice in the Chemistry Classroom
J. Chem. Educ., 2017, 94 (8), pp 983–987
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jchemed.6b00968

The Role of Chemistry Education for Medical Preprofessionals
J. Chem. Educ., 2017, 94 (8), pp 981–982
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jchemed.7b00527

Synthesis of Cesium Lead Halide Perovskite Quantum Dots
J. Chem. Educ., 2017, 94 (8), pp 1150–1156
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jchemed.7b00144

Pericyclic or Pseudopericyclic? The Case of an Allylic Transposition in the Synthesis of a Saccharin Derivative
J. Chem. Educ., 2017, 94 (8), pp 988–993
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jchemed.6b00825

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