Discover the Most-Read Multidisciplinary Chemistry Articles of December 2017

What were chemists reading in December 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 December 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 December 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

Design of Complex Nanomaterials for Energy Storage: Past Success and Future Opportunity
Published as part of the Accounts of Chemical Research special issue “Energy Storage: Complexities Among Materials and Interfaces at Multiple Length Scales”.
Acc. Chem. Res., 2017, 50 (12), pp 2895–2905
DOI: 10.1021/acs.accounts.7b00450

The Evolution of Chemical High-Throughput Experimentation To Address Challenging Problems in Pharmaceutical Synthesis
Acc. Chem. Res., 2017, 50 (12), pp 2976–2985
DOI: 10.1021/acs.accounts.7b00428

Intermetallic: A Pseudoelement for Catalysis
Published as part of the Accounts of Chemical Research special issue “Energy Storage: Complexities Among Materials and Interfaces at Multiple Length Scales”.
Acc. Chem. Res., 2017, 50 (12), pp 2879–2885
DOI: 10.1021/acs.accounts.7b00476

Brucellosis: Improved Diagnostics and Vaccine Insights from Synthetic Glycans
Open access through ACS AuthorChoice
Acc. Chem. Res., 2017, 50 (12), pp 2958–2967
DOI: 10.1021/acs.accounts.7b00445

Matrix Sputtering Method: A Novel Physical Approach for Photoluminescent Noble Metal Nanoclusters
Acc. Chem. Res., 2017, 50 (12), pp 2986–2995
DOI: 10.1021/acs.accounts.7b00470

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ACS Central Science

Dynamic Strategic Bond Analysis Yields a Ten-Step Synthesis of 20-nor-Salvinorin A, a Potent κ-OR Agonist
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ACS Cent. Sci., 2017, 3 (12), pp 1329–1336
DOI: 10.1021/acscentsci.7b00488

Chemoselective Aliphatic C–H Bond Oxidation Enabled by Polarity Reversal
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ACS Cent. Sci., 2017, 3 (12), pp 1350–1358
DOI: 10.1021/acscentsci.7b00532

Optimizing Chemical Reactions with Deep Reinforcement Learning
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ACS Cent. Sci., 2017, 3 (12), pp 1337–1344
DOI: 10.1021/acscentsci.7b00492

Chemical Proteomics Identifies SLC25A20 as a Functional Target of the Ingenol Class of Actinic Keratosis Drugs
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ACS Cent. Sci., 2017, 3 (12), pp 1276–1285
DOI: 10.1021/acscentsci.7b00420

Glutathione-Responsive Selenosulfide Prodrugs as a Platform Strategy for Potent and Selective Mechanism-Based Inhibition of Protein Tyrosine Phosphatases
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ACS Cent. Sci., 2017, 3 (12), pp 1322–1328
DOI: 10.1021/acscentsci.7b00486

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ACS Omega

Effect of Differential Self-Assembly on Mechanochromic Luminescence of Fluorene-Benzothiadiazole-Based Fluorophores
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ACS Omega, 2017, 2 (12), pp 9118–9126
DOI: 10.1021/acsomega.7b01339

JRgui: A Python Program of Joback and Reid Method
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ACS Omega, 2017, 2 (12), pp 8682–8688
DOI: 10.1021/acsomega.7b01464

Drug-Loaded Supramolecular Gels Prepared in a Microfluidic Platform: Distinctive Rheology and Delivery through Controlled Far-from-Equilibrium Mixing
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ACS Omega, 2017, 2 (12), pp 8849–8858
DOI: 10.1021/acsomega.7b01800

Effect of Cs-Incorporated NiOx on the Performance of Perovskite Solar Cells
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ACS Omega, 2017, 2 (12), pp 9074–9079
DOI: 10.1021/acsomega.7b01179

Studying DNA G-Quadruplex Aptamer by 19F NMR
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ACS Omega, 2017, 2 (12), pp 8843–8848
DOI: 10.1021/acsomega.7b01405

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Chemical Reviews

Small Bioactive Peptides for Biomaterials Design and Therapeutics
Chem. Rev., 2017, 117 (24), pp 14015–14041
DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemrev.7b00522

Transition-Metal-Catalyzed Cross-Couplings through Carbene Migratory Insertion
Chem. Rev., 2017, 117 (23), pp 13810–13889
DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemrev.7b00382

Synthesis and Reactivity of Propargylamines in Organic Chemistry
Chem. Rev., 2017, 117 (24), pp 14091–14200
DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemrev.7b00343

From Allylic Sulfoxides to Allylic Sulfenates: Fifty Years of a Never-Ending [2,3]-Sigmatropic Rearrangement
Chem. Rev., 2017, 117 (24), pp 14201–14243
DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemrev.7b00428

Materials for the Recovery of Uranium from Seawater
Chem. Rev., 2017, 117 (23), pp 13935–14013
DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemrev.7b00355

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Journal of the American Chemical Society

Selective Single C(sp3)–F Bond Cleavage in Trifluoromethylarenes: Merging Visible-Light Catalysis with Lewis Acid Activation
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2017, 139 (51), pp 18444–18447
DOI: 10.1021/jacs.7b10755

Total Syntheses of Scaparvins B, C, and D Enabled by a Key C–H Functionalization
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2017, 139 (51), pp 18428–18431
DOI: 10.1021/jacs.7b06185

Enantiospecific and Iterative Suzuki–Miyaura Cross-Couplings
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2017, 139 (50), pp 18124–18137
DOI: 10.1021/jacs.7b08326

Ni–Al Bimetallic Catalyzed Enantioselective Cycloaddition of Cyclopropyl Carboxamide with Alkyne
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2017, 139 (50), pp 18150–18153
DOI: 10.1021/jacs.7b09947

Total Synthesis of (±)-Aspergilline A
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2017, 139 (51), pp 18504–18507
DOI: 10.1021/jacs.7b12570

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Journal of Chemical Education

Reforming a Large Foundational Course: Successes and Challenges
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J. Chem. Educ., 2017, 94 (12), pp 1844–1851
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jchemed.7b00397

Tailoring Clicker Technology to Problem-Based Learning: What’s the Best Approach?
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J. Chem. Educ., 2017, 94 (12), pp 1866–1872
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jchemed.7b00270

Volume 94 in Review
J. Chem. Educ., 2017, 94 (12), pp 1803–1804
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jchemed.7b00862

Practicing What We Preach: Assessing “Critical Thinking” in Organic Chemistry
J. Chem. Educ., 2017, 94 (12), pp 1852–1859
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jchemed.7b00335

Determining the Speed of Sound and Heat Capacity Ratios of Gases by Acoustic Interferometry
J. Chem. Educ., 2017, 94 (12), pp 1995–1998
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jchemed.7b00526

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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