Most Read Articles of 2017: Multidisciplinary Chemistry Journals

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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Accounts of Chemical Research

The n→π* Interaction
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Acc. Chem. Res., 2017, 50 (8), pp 1838–1846
DOI: 10.1021/acs.accounts.7b00121

Surface and Interface Engineering of Noble-Metal-Free Electrocatalysts for Efficient Energy Conversion Processes
Acc. Chem. Res., 2017, 50 (4), pp 915–923
DOI: 10.1021/acs.accounts.6b00635

Multifunctional Nanostructured Conductive Polymer Gels: Synthesis, Properties, and Applications
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Acc. Chem. Res., 2017, 50 (7), pp 1734–1743
DOI: 10.1021/acs.accounts.7b00191

Metal–Organic Frameworks at the Biointerface: Synthetic Strategies and Applications
Acc. Chem. Res., 2017, 50 (6), pp 1423–1432
DOI: 10.1021/acs.accounts.7b00090

Self-Templated Formation of Hollow Structures for Electrochemical Energy Applications
Acc. Chem. Res., 2017, 50 (2), pp 293–301
DOI: 10.1021/acs.accounts.6b00480

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ACS Central Science

Scalable Synthesis of (−)-Thapsigargin
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ACS Cent. Sci., 2017, 3 (1), pp 47–51
DOI: 10.1021/acscentsci.6b00313

Low Data Drug Discovery with One-Shot Learning
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ACS Cent. Sci., 2017, 3 (4), pp 283–293
DOI: 10.1021/acscentsci.6b00367

Rechargeable Sodium All-Solid-State Battery
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ACS Cent. Sci., 2017, 3 (1), pp 52–57
DOI: 10.1021/acscentsci.6b00321

Two-Way Chemical Communication between Artificial and Natural Cells
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ACS Cent. Sci., 2017, 3 (2), pp 117–123
DOI: 10.1021/acscentsci.6b00330

A General Small-Scale Reactor To Enable Standardization and Acceleration of Photocatalytic Reactions
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ACS Cent. Sci., 2017, 3 (6), pp 647–653
DOI: 10.1021/acscentsci.7b00159

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ACS Nano

Diagnosis and Classification of 17 Diseases from 1404 Subjects via Pattern Analysis of Exhaled Molecules
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ACS Nano, 2017, 11 (1), pp 112–125
DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.6b04930

Diverse Applications of Nanomedicine
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ACS Nano, 2017, 11 (3), pp 2313–2381
DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.6b06040

Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Cross Borders
ACS Nano, 2017, 11 (2), pp 1123–1126
DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.7b00953

Pillared Structure Design of MXene with Ultralarge Interlayer Spacing for High-Performance Lithium-Ion Capacitors
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ACS Nano, 2017, 11 (3), pp 2459–2469
DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.6b07668

Direct Cytosolic Delivery of CRISPR/Cas9-Ribonucleoprotein for Efficient Gene Editing
ACS Nano, 2017, 11 (3), pp 2452–2458
DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.6b07600

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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

Recent Progress in the Photocatalytic Reduction of Carbon Dioxide
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ACS Omega, 2017, 2 (6), pp 2740–2748
DOI: 10.1021/acsomega.7b00721

Tunable Surface Properties of Aluminum Oxide Nanoparticles from Highly Hydrophobic to Highly Hydrophilic
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ACS Omega, 2017, 2 (6), pp 2507–2514
DOI: 10.1021/acsomega.7b00279

Singlet Oxygen Generation with Chemical Excitation of an Erythrosine–Luminol Conjugate
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ACS Omega, 2017, 2 (4), pp 1367–1371
DOI: 10.1021/acsomega.7b00228

NiOx Hole Transport Layer for Perovskite Solar Cells with Improved Stability and Reproducibility
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ACS Omega, 2017, 2 (5), pp 2291–2299
DOI: 10.1021/acsomega.7b00538

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Chemical Reviews

Recent Advances in Ultrathin Two-Dimensional Nanomaterials
Chem. Rev., 2017, 117 (9), pp 6225–6331
DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemrev.6b00558

Organocatalysis in Inert C–H Bond Functionalization
This article is part of the CH Activation special issue.
Chem. Rev.,2017, 117 (13), pp 9433–9520
DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemrev.6b00657

Polymers for 3D Printing and Customized Additive Manufacturing
This article is part of the CH Activation special issue.
Chem. Rev.,2017, 117 (15), pp 10212–10290
DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemrev.7b00074

Recent Advances in Radical C–H Activation/Radical Cross-Coupling
This article is part of the CH Activation special issue.
Chem. Rev., 2017, 117 (13), pp 9016–9085
DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemrev.6b00620

Toward Safe Lithium Metal Anode in Rechargeable Batteries: A Review
Chem. Rev., 2017, 117 (15), pp 10403–10473
DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemrev.7b00115

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Journal of the American Chemical Society

Scalable, Electrochemical Oxidation of Unactivated C–H Bonds
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J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2017, 139 (22), pp 7448–7451
DOI: 10.1021/jacs.7b03539

Fe-Catalyzed C–C Bond Construction from Olefins via Radicals
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J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2017, 139 (6), pp 2484–2503
DOI: 10.1021/jacs.6b13155

Strain-Release Heteroatom Functionalization: Development, Scope, and Stereospecificity
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J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2017, 139 (8), pp 3209–3226
DOI: 10.1021/jacs.6b13229

Transition-Metal-Free, Visible-Light-Enabled Decarboxylative Borylation of Aryl N-Hydroxyphthalimide Esters
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2017, 139 (22), pp 7440–7443
DOI: 10.1021/jacs.7b03127

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

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Journal of Chemical Education

A Python Program for Solving Schrödinger’s Equation in Undergraduate Physical Chemistry
J. Chem. Educ., 2017, 94 (6), pp 813–815
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jchemed.7b00003

Beyond “Inert” Ideas to Teaching General Chemistry from Rich Contexts: Visualizing the Chemistry of Climate Change (VC3)
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J. Chem. Educ., 2017, 94 (8), pp 1027–1035
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jchemed.6b01009

Glaring Chemical Errors Persist for Years on Wikipedia
J. Chem. Educ., 2017, 94 (3), pp 271–272
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jchemed.6b00478

Core Ideas and Topics: Building Up or Drilling Down?
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J. Chem. Educ., 2017, 94 (5), pp 541–548
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jchemed.6b00900

Using Digital Badges for Developing High School Chemistry Laboratory Skills
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J. Chem. Educ., 2017, 94 (7), pp 844–848
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jchemed.7b00175

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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