Most-Read Articles of 2017: Analytical Chemistry

There are lots of different ways to look at the reach of an article. You can look at citations, Altmetric Attention Scores, awards, and more. One way to consider the influence of an article is just by looking at how many people chose to read it. To that end, we’ve compiled lists of the five most-read chemistry articles that appeared in each ACS Publications journal in 2017, including research, reviews, perspectives and editorial pieces. These lists were not chosen by the journal’s editors and should not be taken as a “best of” list, but as another perspective on where the chemistry community allocated their attention over the past year.

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ACS Earth and Space Chemistry

Pathways to Meteoritic Glycine and Methylamine
ACS Earth Space Chem., 2017, 1 (1), pp 3–13
DOI: 10.1021/acsearthspacechem.6b00014

Composition and Evolution of Frozen Chloride Brines under the Surface Conditions of Europa
ACS Earth Space Chem., 2017, 1 (1), pp 14–23
DOI: 10.1021/acsearthspacechem.6b00003

Structure and Spectroscopic Properties of [Mg,C,N,O] Isomers: Plausible Astronomical Molecules
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ACS Earth Space Chem., 2017, 1 (3), pp 158–167
DOI: 10.1021/acsearthspacechem.7b00019

Welcome to ACS Earth and Space Chemistry
ACS Earth Space Chem., 2017, 1 (1), pp 1–2
DOI: 10.1021/acsearthspacechem.7b00021

Nitrogen Isotopic Fractionation in Ammonia during Adsorption on Silicate Surfaces
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ACS Earth Space Chem., 2017, 1 (1), pp 24–29
DOI: 10.1021/acsearthspacechem.6b00006

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ACS Sensors

Wearable Flexible and Stretchable Glove Biosensor for On-Site Detection of Organophosphorus Chemical Threats
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ACS Sens., 2017, 2 (4), pp 553–561
DOI: 10.1021/acssensors.7b00051

Ingestible Sensors
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ACS Sens., 2017, 2 (4), pp 468–483
DOI: 10.1021/acssensors.7b00045

3D Printed “Earable” Smart Devices for Real-Time Detection of Core Body Temperature
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ACS Sens., 2017, 2 (7), pp 990–997
DOI: 10.1021/acssensors.7b00247

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

Single Molecule Nanopore Spectrometry for Peptide Detection
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ACS Sens., 2017, 2 (9), pp 1319–1328
DOI: 10.1021/acssensors.7b00362

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Analytical Chemistry

Separation of Isotopologues in Ultra-High-Resolution Ion Mobility Spectrometry
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Anal. Chem., 2017, 89 (3), pp 1509–1515
DOI: 10.1021/acs.analchem.6b03300

Paper-Based Microfluidic Devices: Emerging Themes and Applications
Anal. Chem., 2017, 89 (1), pp 71–91
DOI: 10.1021/acs.analchem.6b04581

Nucleic Acid Biosensors: Recent Advances and Perspectives
Anal. Chem., 2017, 89 (1), pp 189–215
DOI: 10.1021/acs.analchem.6b04190

Recent Advances in the Analysis of Single Cells
Anal. Chem., 2017, 89 (1), pp 2–21
DOI: 10.1021/acs.analchem.6b04255

Comparing Microfluidic Performance of Three-Dimensional (3D) Printing Platforms
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Anal. Chem., 2017, 89 (7), pp 3858–3866
DOI: 10.1021/acs.analchem.7b00136

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Chemical Research in Toxicology

Modeling Exposure in the Tox21 in Vitro Bioassays
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Chem. Res. Toxicol., 2017, 30 (5), pp 1197–1208
DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemrestox.7b00023

DNA Adduct Profiles Predict in Vitro Cell Viability after Treatment with the Experimental Anticancer Prodrug PR104A
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Chem. Res. Toxicol., 2017, 30 (3), pp 830–839
DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemrestox.6b00412

Systems Toxicology: Real World Applications and Opportunities
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Chem. Res. Toxicol., 2017, 30 (4), pp 870–882
DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemrestox.7b00003

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

Nucleotide Excision Repair Lesion-Recognition Protein Rad4 Captures a Pre-Flipped Partner Base in a Benzo[a]pyrene-Derived DNA Lesion: How Structure Impacts the Binding Pathway
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Chem. Res. Toxicol., 2017, 30 (6), pp 1344–1354
DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemrestox.7b00074

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Environmental Science & Technology

High-Resolution Air Pollution Mapping with Google Street View Cars: Exploiting Big Data
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Environ. Sci. Technol., 2017, 51 (12), pp 6999–7008
DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.7b00891

Flint Water Crisis Caused By Interrupted Corrosion Control: Investigating “Ground Zero” Home
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Environ. Sci. Technol., 2017, 51 (4), pp 2007–2014
DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.6b04034

To Extract, or not to Extract Uranium from Phosphate Rock, that is the Question
Environ. Sci. Technol., 2017, 51 (2), pp 753–754
DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.6b05506

A Never-Ending Story of Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFASs)?
Environ. Sci. Technol., 2017, 51 (5), pp 2508–2518
DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.6b04806

Burden of Disease from Rising Coal-Fired Power Plant Emissions in Southeast Asia
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Environ. Sci. Technol., 2017, 51 (3), pp 1467–1476
DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.6b03731

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Environmental Science & Technology Letters

Sweetened Swimming Pools and Hot Tubs
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Environ. Sci. Technol. Lett., 2017, 4 (4), pp 149–153
DOI: 10.1021/acs.estlett.7b00043

Fluorinated Compounds in U.S. Fast Food Packaging
Environ. Sci. Technol. Lett., 2017, 4 (3), pp 105–111
DOI: 10.1021/acs.estlett.6b00435

Large Reductions in Solar Energy Production Due to Dust and Particulate Air Pollution
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Environ. Sci. Technol. Lett., 2017, 4 (8), pp 339–344
DOI: 10.1021/acs.estlett.7b00197

Worksite Chemical Air Emissions and Worker Exposure during Sanitary Sewer and Stormwater Pipe Rehabilitation Using Cured-in-Place-Pipe (CIPP)
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Environ. Sci. Technol. Lett., 2017, 4 (8), pp 325–333
DOI: 10.1021/acs.estlett.7b00237

Occurrence of Neonicotinoid Insecticides in Finished Drinking Water and Fate during Drinking Water Treatment
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Environ. Sci. Technol. Lett., 2017, 4 (5), pp 168–173
DOI: 10.1021/acs.estlett.7b00081

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Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry

Control of Maillard Reactions in Foods: Strategies and Chemical Mechanisms
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J. Agric. Food Chem., 2017, 65 (23), pp 4537–4552
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jafc.7b00882

Rare Sugar Syrup Containing d-Allulose but Not High-Fructose Corn Syrup Maintains Glucose Tolerance and Insulin Sensitivity Partly via Hepatic Glucokinase Translocation in Wistar Rats
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J. Agric. Food Chem., 2017, 65 (13), pp 2888–2894
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jafc.6b05627

Development of a QuEChERS-Based Method for the Simultaneous Determination of Acidic Pesticides, Their Esters, and Conjugates Following Alkaline Hydrolysis
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J. Agric. Food Chem., 2017, 65 (6), pp 1296–1305
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jafc.6b05407

Novel trans-Ferulic Acid Derivatives Containing a Chalcone Moiety as Potential Activator for Plant Resistance Induction
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J. Agric. Food Chem., 2017, 65 (22), pp 4367–4377
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jafc.7b00958

An Endocannabinoid Uptake Inhibitor from Black Pepper Exerts Pronounced Anti-Inflammatory Effects in Mice
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J. Agric. Food Chem., 2017, 65 (43), pp 9435–9442
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jafc.7b02979

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Journal of Proteome Research

Discovery of Novel Antimicrobial Peptides from Varanus komodoensis (Komodo Dragon) by Large-Scale Analyses and De-Novo-Assisted Sequencing Using Electron-Transfer Dissociation Mass Spectrometry
J. Proteome Res., 2017, 16 (4), pp 1470–1482
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jproteome.6b00857

MHC-I Ligand Discovery Using Targeted Database Searches of Mass Spectrometry Data: Implications for T-Cell Immunotherapies
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J. Proteome Res., 2017, 16 (4), pp 1806–1816
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jproteome.6b00971

Global Post-Translational Modification Discovery
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J. Proteome Res., 2017, 16 (4), pp 1383–1390
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jproteome.6b00034

Assessment of Label-Free Quantification in Discovery Proteomics and Impact of Technological Factors and Natural Variability of Protein Abundance
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J. Proteome Res., 2017, 16 (4), pp 1410–1424
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jproteome.6b00645

Quantitative Analysis of Human Red Blood Cell Proteome
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J. Proteome Res., 2017, 16 (8), pp 2752–2761
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jproteome.7b00025

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