Discover the Most-Read Multidisciplinary Chemistry Articles of September 2017

What were chemists reading in September 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 September 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 September 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

The Curious Case of Fluorination of Conjugated Polymers for Solar Cells
Acc. Chem. Res., 2017, 50 (9), pp 2401–2409
DOI: 10.1021/acs.accounts.7b00326

Novel in Situ Techniques for Studies of Model Catalysts
Acc. Chem. Res., 2017, 50 (9), pp 2326–2333
DOI: 10.1021/acs.accounts.7b00281

Synthesis and Applications of Boronate Affinity Materials: From Class Selectivity to Biomimetic Specificity
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Acc. Chem. Res., 2017, 50 (9), pp 2185–2193
DOI: 10.1021/acs.accounts.7b00179

Deciphering the Fluorine Code—The Many Hats Fluorine Wears in a Protein Environment
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This article is part of the Chemical Biology of Peptides special issue.
Acc. Chem. Res., 2017, 50 (9), pp 2093–2103
DOI: 10.1021/acs.accounts.7b00226

Bioorthogonal Cycloadditions: Computational Analysis with the Distortion/Interaction Model and Predictions of Reactivities
Acc. Chem. Res., 2017, 50 (9), pp 2297–2308
DOI: 10.1021/acs.accounts.7b00265

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ACS Central Science

Collective Approach to Advancing C–H Functionalization
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ACS Cent. Sci., 2017, 3 (9), pp 936–943
DOI: 10.1021/acscentsci.7b00329

Cavitation-Induced Synthesis of Biogenic Molecules on Primordial Earth
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ACS Cent. Sci., 2017, 3 (9), pp 1041–1049
DOI: 10.1021/acscentsci.7b00325

Toward Understanding “the Ways” of Allosteric Drugs
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ACS Cent. Sci., 2017, 3 (9), pp 925–926
DOI: 10.1021/acscentsci.7b00396

Alkene Photo-Isomerization Inspired by Vision
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ACS Cent. Sci., 2017, 3 (9), pp 922–924
DOI: 10.1021/acscentsci.7b00376

Virus-like Particle Display of the α-Gal Carbohydrate for Vaccination against Leishmania Infection
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ACS Cent. Sci., 2017, 3 (9), pp 1026–1031
DOI: 10.1021/acscentsci.7b00311

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ACS Omega

Toxicant Formation in Dabbing: The Terpene Story
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ACS Omega, 2017, 2 (9), pp 6112–6117
DOI: 10.1021/acsomega.7b01130

Chemical Profiling of Medical Cannabis Extracts
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ACS Omega, 2017, 2 (9), pp 6091–6103
DOI: 10.1021/acsomega.7b00996

Zero-Dimensional Methylammonium Bismuth Iodide-Based Lead-Free Perovskite Capacitor
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ACS Omega, 2017, 2 (9), pp 5798–5802
DOI: 10.1021/acsomega.7b00973

Cs-Symmetric Triphenylamine-Linked Bisthiazole-Based Metal-Free Donor–Acceptor Organic Dye for Efficient ZnO Nanoparticles-Based Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells: Synthesis, Theoretical Studies, and Photovoltaic Properties
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ACS Omega, 2017, 2 (9), pp 5981–5991
DOI: 10.1021/acsomega.7b01100

Low-Temperature Electron Beam-Induced Transformations of Cesium Lead Halide Perovskite Nanocrystals
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ACS Omega, 2017, 2 (9), pp 5660–5665
DOI: 10.1021/acsomega.7b01009

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Chemical Reviews

Form Follows Function: Nanoparticle Shape and Its Implications for Nanomedicine
Chem. Rev., 2017, 117 (17), pp 11476–11521
DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemrev.7b00194

Continuous Hydrothermal Synthesis of Inorganic Nanoparticles: Applications and Future Directions
Chem. Rev., 2017, 117 (17), pp 11125–11238
DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemrev.6b00417

Recent Progress in Heterogeneous Asymmetric Hydrogenation of C═O and C═C Bonds on Supported Noble Metal Catalysts
Chem. Rev., 2017, 117 (17), pp 11522–11569
DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemrev.7b00272

Generation and Detection of Reactive Oxygen Species in Photocatalysis
Chem. Rev., 2017, 117 (17), pp 11302–11336
DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemrev.7b00161

Electronic Muscles and Skins: A Review of Soft Sensors and Actuators
Chem. Rev., 2017, 117 (17), pp 11239–11268
DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemrev.7b00019

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Journal of the American Chemical Society

Photoinduced Nickel-Catalyzed Chemo- and Regioselective Hydroalkylation of Internal Alkynes with Ether and Amide α-Hetero C(sp3)–H Bonds
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2017, 139 (38), pp 13579–13584
DOI: 10.1021/jacs.7b08158

Copper-Catalyzed Alkene Aminoazidation as a Rapid Entry to 1,2-Diamines and Installation of an Azide Reporter onto Azahetereocycles
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2017, 139 (37), pp 13110–13116
DOI: 10.1021/jacs.7b06852

Iron-Catalyzed Carboamination of Olefins: Synthesis of Amines and Disubstituted β-Amino Acids
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2017, 139 (37), pp 13076–13082
DOI: 10.1021/jacs.7b06590

meso-Tetraphenylporphyrin Iron Chloride Catalyzed Selective Oxidative Cross-Coupling of Phenols
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2017, 139 (38), pp 13404–13413
DOI: 10.1021/jacs.7b05898

Selective Molecular Separation by Interfacially Crystallized Covalent Organic Framework Thin Films
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2017, 139 (37), pp 13083–13091
DOI: 10.1021/jacs.7b06640

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Journal of Chemical Education

Thinking Processes Associated with Undergraduate Chemistry Students’ Success at Applying a Molecular-Level Model in a New Context
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J. Chem. Educ., 2017, 94 (9), pp 1195–1208
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jchemed.6b00762

Misconceptions in the Exploding Flask Demonstration Resolved through Students’ Critical Thinking
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J. Chem. Educ., 2017, 94 (9), pp 1209–1216
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jchemed.7b00281

Announcement and Description of the Journal of Chemical Education Editor-in-Chief Position
J. Chem. Educ., 2017, 94 (9), pp 1183–1184
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jchemed.7b00638

Students’ Concept-Building Approaches: A Novel Predictor of Success in Chemistry Courses
J. Chem. Educ., 2017, 94 (9), pp 1185–1194
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jchemed.7b00059

Heterogeneous Catalytic Oxidation of Simple Alcohols by Transition Metals
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J. Chem. Educ., 2017, 94 (9), pp 1285–1287
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jchemed.6b00909

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