Discover the Most-Read Analytical Chemistry Articles of October 2017

What were chemists reading in October of 2017? To find out, we’ve compiled lists of the five most-read chemistry articles that appeared in each analytical chemistry ACS Publications journal in October 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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ACS Sensors

Wearable Ring-Based Sensing Platform for Detecting Chemical Threats
ACS Sens., 2017, 2 (10), pp 1531–1538
DOI: 10.1021/acssensors.7b00603

Fluorescent Sensors Based on Aggregation-Induced Emission: Recent Advances and Perspectives
ACS Sens., 2017, 2 (10), pp 1382–1399
DOI: 10.1021/acssensors.7b00551

Construction of a Nano Biosensor for Cyanide Anion Detection and Its Application in Environmental and Biological Systems
ACS Sens., 2017, 2 (10), pp 1517–1522
DOI: 10.1021/acssensors.7b00553

Ratiometric Fluorescence Sensor for the MicroRNA Determination by Catalyzed Hairpin Assembly
ACS Sens., 2017, 2 (10), pp 1430–1434
DOI: 10.1021/acssensors.7b00313

Self-Supporting, Hydrophobic, Ionic Liquid-Based Reference Electrodes Prepared by Polymerization-Induced Microphase Separation
ACS Sens., 2017, 2 (10), pp 1498–1504
DOI: 10.1021/acssensors.7b00512


Analytical Chemistry

Fluorescence Resonance Energy Transfer-Based DNA Nanoprism with a Split Aptamer for Adenosine Triphosphate Sensing in Living Cells
Anal. Chem., 2017, 89 (20), pp 10941–10947
DOI: 10.1021/acs.analchem.7b02763

Development of Visible-Light Induced Photoelectrochemical Platform Based on Cyclometalated Iridium(III) Complex for Bioanalysis
Anal. Chem., 2017, 89 (20), pp 11098–11106
DOI: 10.1021/acs.analchem.7b03229

A Far-Red-Emitting Fluorescence Probe for Sensitive and Selective Detection of Peroxynitrite in Live Cells and Tissues
Anal. Chem., 2017, 89 (20), pp 10924–10931
DOI: 10.1021/acs.analchem.7b02707

Multiplexed Electrochemical Detection of MiRNAs from Sera of Glioma Patients at Different Stages via the Novel Conjugates of Conducting Magnetic Microbeads and Diblock Oligonucleotide-Modified Gold Nanoparticles
Anal. Chem., 2017, 89 (20), pp 10834–10840
DOI: 10.1021/acs.analchem.7b02342

Colorimetric Sensor Array Based on Gold Nanoparticles with Diverse Surface Charges for Microorganisms Identification
Anal. Chem., 2017, 89 (20), pp 10639–10643
DOI: 10.1021/acs.analchem.7b02594


Chemical Research in Toxicology

A Chemoproteomic Platform To Assess Bioactivation Potential of Drugs
Chem. Res. Toxicol., 2017, 30 (10), pp 1797–1803
DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemrestox.7b00183

Effect of Subcellular Translocation of Protein Disulfide Isomerase on Tetrachlorobenzoquinone-Induced Signaling Shift from Endoplasmic Reticulum Stress to Apoptosis
Chem. Res. Toxicol., 2017, 30 (10), pp 1804–1814
DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemrestox.7b00118

“Juice Monsters”: Sub-Ohm Vaping and Toxic Volatile Aldehyde Emissions
Chem. Res. Toxicol., 2017, 30 (10), pp 1791–1793
DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemrestox.7b00212

Synthesis, Characterization, and Identification of New in Vitro Covalent DNA Adducts of Divinyl Sulfone, an Oxidative Metabolite of Sulfur Mustard
Chem. Res. Toxicol., 2017, 30 (10), pp 1874–1882
DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemrestox.7b00196

Nuclear and Mitochondrial DNA Methylation Patterns Induced by Valproic Acid in Human Hepatocytes
Chem. Res. Toxicol., 2017, 30 (10), pp 1847–1854
DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemrestox.7b00171


Environmental Science & Technology

Risks of Plastic Debris: Unravelling Fact, Opinion, Perception, and Belief
Open Access Through AuthorChoice.
Environ. Sci. Technol., 2017, 51 (20), pp 11513–11519
DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.7b02219

Nanoscale Coloristic Pigments: Upper Limits on Releases from Pigmented Plastic during Environmental Aging, In Food Contact, and by Leaching
Open Access Through ACS  Editors’ Choice.
Environ. Sci. Technol., 2017, 51 (20), pp 11669–11680
DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.7b02578

Responding to the New Normal
Environ. Sci. Technol., 2017, 51 (19), pp 10925–10926
DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.7b04763

Exposure to Animal Feces and Human Health: A Systematic Review and Proposed Research Priorities
Open Access Through ACS AuthorChoice.
Environ. Sci. Technol., 2017, 51 (20), pp 11537–11552
DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.7b02811

Nontarget Screening with High Resolution Mass Spectrometry in the Environment: Ready to Go?
Environ. Sci. Technol., 2017, 51 (20), pp 11505–11512
DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.7b02184


Environmental Science & Technology Letters

Uranium(V) Incorporation Mechanisms and Stability in Fe(II)/Fe(III) (oxyhydr)Oxides
Open Access Through ACS AuthorChoice.
Environ. Sci. Technol. Lett., 2017, 4 (10), pp 421–426
DOI: 10.1021/acs.estlett.7b00348

Submicrometer Particles Are in the Liquid State during Heavy Haze Episodes in the Urban Atmosphere of Beijing, China
Environ. Sci. Technol. Lett., 2017, 4 (10), pp 427–432
DOI: 10.1021/acs.estlett.7b00352

Suppression of OH Generation from the Photo-Fenton Reaction in the Presence of α-Pinene Secondary Organic Aerosol Material
Environ. Sci. Technol. Lett., 2017, 4 (10), pp 439–443
DOI: 10.1021/acs.estlett.7b00381

High N2O5 Concentrations Observed in Urban Beijing: Implications of a Large Nitrate Formation Pathway
Environ. Sci. Technol. Lett., 2017, 4 (10), pp 416–420
DOI: 10.1021/acs.estlett.7b00341

Low Energy Desalination Using Battery Electrode Deionization
Environ. Sci. Technol. Lett., 2017, 4 (10), pp 444–449
DOI: 10.1021/acs.estlett.7b00392


Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry

Fluxapyroxad Haptens and Antibodies for Highly Sensitive Immunoanalysis of Food Samples
J. Agric. Food Chem., 2017, 65 (42), pp 9333–9341
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jafc.7b03199

Identification and Characterization of Volatile Components Causing the Characteristic Flavor of Wagyu Beef (Japanese Black Cattle)
J. Agric. Food Chem., 2017, 65 (39), pp 8691–8695
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jafc.7b02843

Influence of Fermentation Temperature, Yeast Strain, and Grape Juice on the Aroma Chemistry and Sensory Profile of Sauvignon Blanc Wines
J. Agric. Food Chem., 2017, 65 (40), pp 8902–8912
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jafc.7b03229

Antiaflatoxigenic and Antimicrobial Activities of Schiff Bases of 2-Hydroxy-4-methoxybenzaldehyde, Cinnamaldehyde, and Similar Aldehydes
J. Agric. Food Chem., 2017, 65 (40), pp 8773–8778
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jafc.7b02576

Soluble Protein and Amino Acid Content Affects the Foam Quality of Sparkling Wine
J. Agric. Food Chem., 2017, 65 (41), pp 9110–9119
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jafc.7b02675


Journal of Proteome Research

Optimization and Modeling of Quadrupole Orbitrap Parameters for Sensitive Analysis toward Single-Cell Proteomics
J. Proteome Res., 2017, 16 (10), pp 3711–3721
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jproteome.7b00416

Disease Association and Druggability of WD40 Repeat Proteins
J. Proteome Res., 2017, 16 (10), pp 3766–3773
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jproteome.7b00451

Comparative Proteomic and Transcriptomic Analysis of Follistatin-Induced Skeletal Muscle Hypertrophy
J. Proteome Res., 2017, 16 (10), pp 3477–3490
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jproteome.7b00069

Identification of Siglec Ligands Using a Proximity Labeling Method
J. Proteome Res., 2017, 16 (10), pp 3929–3941
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jproteome.7b00625

Comparative Proteomics Enables Identification of Nonannotated Cold Shock Proteins in E. coli
J. Proteome Res., 2017, 16 (10), pp 3722–3731
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jproteome.7b00419

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