Discover the Most-Read Multidisciplinary 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 multidisciplinary 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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Analytical Chemistry | Applied Chemistry | Biological Chemistry | Materials Science & Engineering | Organic/Inorganic Chemistry | Physical Chemistry
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Accounts of Chemical Research

Design and Functionalization of the NIR-Responsive Photothermal Semiconductor Nanomaterials for Cancer Theranostics
Acc. Chem. Res., 2017, 50 (10), pp 2529–2538
DOI: 10.1021/acs.accounts.7b00294

Asymmetric Cycloaddition and Cyclization Reactions Catalyzed by Chiral N,N′-Dioxide–Metal Complexes
Acc. Chem. Res., 2017, 50 (10), pp 2621–2631
DOI: 10.1021/acs.accounts.7b00377

Applications of Iridium-Catalyzed Asymmetric Allylic Substitution Reactions in Target-Oriented Synthesis
Acc. Chem. Res., 2017, 50 (10), pp 2539–2555
DOI: 10.1021/acs.accounts.7b00300

Guest-Responsive Metal–Organic Frameworks as Scaffolds for Separation and Sensing Applications
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Acc. Chem. Res., 2017, 50 (10), pp 2457–2469
DOI: 10.1021/acs.accounts.7b00151

Boron–Heteroatom Addition Reactions via Borylative Heterocyclization: Oxyboration, Aminoboration, and Thioboration
Acc. Chem. Res., 2017, 50 (10), pp 2598–2609
DOI: 10.1021/acs.accounts.7b00365

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ACS Central Science

A Demonstration of Le Chatelier’s Principle on the Nanoscale
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ACS Cent. Sci., 2017, 3 (10), pp 1096–1102
DOI: 10.1021/acscentsci.7b00302

An Outlook on Lithium Ion Battery Technology
Open Access Through ACS AuthorChoice.
ACS Cent. Sci., 2017, 3 (10), pp 1063–1069
DOI: 10.1021/acscentsci.7b00288

Clickable Substrate Mimics Enable Imaging of Phospholipase D Activity
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ACS Cent. Sci., 2017, 3 (10), pp 1070–1077
DOI: 10.1021/acscentsci.7b00222

High-Voltage Aqueous Magnesium Ion Batteries
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ACS Cent. Sci., 2017, 3 (10), pp 1121–1128
DOI: 10.1021/acscentsci.7b00361

A Conversation with Jonathan Scheiman
Open Access Through ACS AuthorChoice.
ACS Cent. Sci., 2017, 3 (10), pp 1057–1058
DOI: 10.1021/acscentsci.7b00470

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ACS Omega

FeCl3-Mediated Side Chain Modification of Aspartic Acid- and Glutamic Acid-Containing Peptides on a Solid Support
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ACS Omega, 2017, 2 (10), pp 6586–6597
DOI: 10.1021/acsomega.7b01143

Core–Shell Nanoparticles as an Efficient, Sustained, and Triggered Drug-Delivery System
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ACS Omega, 2017, 2 (10), pp 6455–6463
DOI: 10.1021/acsomega.7b01016

Efficient Graphene Production by Combined Bipolar Electrochemical Intercalation and High-Shear Exfoliation
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ACS Omega, 2017, 2 (10), pp 6492–6499
DOI: 10.1021/acsomega.7b01057

Highly Active Tungsten Oxide Nanoplate Electrocatalysts for the Hydrogen Evolution Reaction in Acidic and Near Neutral Electrolytes
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ACS Omega, 2017, 2 (10), pp 7039–7047
DOI: 10.1021/acsomega.7b01151

Advance Aqueous Asymmetric Supercapacitor Based on Large 2D NiCo2O4 Nanostructures and the rGO@Fe3O4 Composite
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ACS Omega, 2017, 2 (10), pp 6576–6585
DOI: 10.1021/acsomega.7b01091

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Chemical Reviews

Nature-Inspired Structural Materials for Flexible Electronic Devices
Chem. Rev., 2017, 117 (20), pp 12893–12941
DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemrev.7b00291

How Water’s Properties Are Encoded in Its Molecular Structure and Energies
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Chem. Rev., 2017, 117 (19), pp 12385–12414
DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemrev.7b00259

Functional and Biomimetic Materials for Engineering of the Three-Dimensional Cell Microenvironment
Chem. Rev., 2017, 117 (20), pp 12764–12850
DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemrev.7b00094

Bio-Optics and Bio-Inspired Optical Materials
Chem. Rev., 2017, 117 (20), pp 12705–12763
DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemrev.7b00153

Natural Products as Platforms To Overcome Antibiotic Resistance
Chem. Rev., 2017, 117 (19), pp 12415–12474
DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemrev.7b00283

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Journal of the American Chemical Society

Total Synthesis of Longeracinphyllin A
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2017, 139 (42), pp 14893–14896
DOI: 10.1021/jacs.7b09186

Catalyst-Free and Redox-Neutral Innate Trifluoromethylation and Alkylation of Aromatics Enabled by Light
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2017, 139 (40), pp 14315–14321
DOI: 10.1021/jacs.7b08685

Directed γ-C(sp3)–H Alkylation of Carboxylic Acid Derivatives through Visible Light Photoredox Catalysis
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2017, 139 (42), pp 14897–14900
DOI: 10.1021/jacs.7b09306

Iron-Catalyzed Regioselective Anti-Markovnikov Addition of C–H Bonds in Aromatic Ketones to Alkenes
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2017, 139 (42), pp 14849–14852
DOI: 10.1021/jacs.7b08385

Remote, Late-Stage Oxidation of Aliphatic C–H Bonds in Amide-Containing Molecules
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2017, 139 (41), pp 14586–14591
DOI: 10.1021/jacs.7b07665

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Journal of Chemical Education

Unpacking “Active Learning”: A Combination of Flipped Classroom and Collaboration Support Is More Effective but Collaboration Support Alone Is Not
J. Chem. Educ., 2017, 94 (10), pp 1406–1414
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jchemed.7b00240

A(nother) Modification of the Ammonia Fountain Demonstration
J. Chem. Educ., 2017, 94 (10), pp 1397–1398
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jchemed.7b00295

Demonstrating Basic Properties of Spectroscopy Using a Self-Constructed Combined Fluorimeter and UV-Photometer
J. Chem. Educ., 2017, 94 (10), pp 1486–1491
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jchemed.7b00121

Geochemistry in Action: Watch a Dripstone Grow!
J. Chem. Educ., 2017, 94 (10), pp 1492–1497
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jchemed.7b00215

Reflecting on Journal Traditions and Policies on the Way to the Future
J. Chem. Educ., 2017, 94 (10), pp 1395–1396
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jchemed.7b00718

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