Discover the Most-Read Multidisciplinary Chemistry Articles of January 2018

What were chemists reading in January of 2018? To find out, we’ve compiled lists of the five most-read chemistry articles that appeared in each multidisciplinary chemistry ACS Publications journal in January 2018, 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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Accounts of Chemical Research

Electronic and Steric Tuning of a Prototypical Piano Stool Complex: Rh(III) Catalysis for C–H Functionalization
Acc. Chem. Res., 2018, 51 (1), pp 170–180
DOI: 10.1021/acs.accounts.7b00444

Correction to Postsynthetic Tuning of Metal–Organic Frameworks for Targeted Applications
Acc. Chem. Res., 2018, 51 (1), pp 212–212
DOI: 10.1021/acs.accounts.7b00620

Nanoscale Protection Layers To Mitigate Degradation in High-Energy Electrochemical Energy Storage Systems
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., 2018, 51 (1), pp 97–106
DOI: 10.1021/acs.accounts.7b00524

Kinetic Isotope Effect Determination Probes the Spin of the Transition State, Its Stereochemistry, and Its Ligand Sphere in Hydrogen Abstraction Reactions of Oxoiron(IV) Complexes
This article is part of the Accounts of Chemical Research special issue “Hydrogen Atom Transfer”.
Acc. Chem. Res., 2018, 51 (1), pp 107–117
DOI: 10.1021/acs.accounts.7b00442

Targeting the Prion-like Aggregation of Mutant p53 to Combat Cancer
Open Access Through ACS AuthorChoice.
Acc. Chem. Res., 2018, 51 (1), pp 181–190
DOI: 10.1021/acs.accounts.7b00473

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ACS Central Science

Generating Focused Molecule Libraries for Drug Discovery with Recurrent Neural Networks
Open Access Through ACS AuthorChoice.
ACS Cent. Sci., 2018, 4 (1), pp 120–131
DOI: 10.1021/acscentsci.7b00512

Computational Design of Functionalized Metal–Organic Framework Nodes for Catalysis
Open Access Through ACS AuthorChoice.
ACS Cent. Sci., 2018, 4 (1), pp 5–19
DOI: 10.1021/acscentsci.7b00500

The physical organic chemist is developing next-generation materials for low-power computer memory.
Open Access Through ACS AuthorChoice.
ACS Cent. Sci., 2018, 4 (1), pp 1–2
DOI: 10.1021/acscentsci.8b00006

Learning a Local-Variable Model of Aromatic and Conjugated Systems
Open Access Through ACS AuthorChoice.
ACS Cent. Sci., 2018, 4 (1), pp 52–62
DOI: 10.1021/acscentsci.7b00405

Nanopore Electrochemistry: A Nexus for Molecular Control of Electron Transfer Reactions
Open Access Through ACS AuthorChoice.
ACS Cent. Sci., 2018, 4 (1), pp 20–29
DOI: 10.1021/acscentsci.7b00576

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ACS Nano

Sperm-Hybrid Micromotor for Targeted Drug Delivery
Open Access Through ACS Editors’ Choice.
ACS Nano, 2018, 12 (1), pp 327–337
DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.7b06398

In Situ Self-Template Synthesis of Fe–N-Doped Double-Shelled Hollow Carbon Microspheres for Oxygen Reduction Reaction
ACS Nano, 2018, 12 (1), pp 208–216
DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.7b05832

Nanozyme Decorated Metal–Organic Frameworks for Enhanced Photodynamic Therapy
ACS Nano, 2018, 12 (1), pp 651–661
DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.7b07746

Electronic Structure Tuning in Ni3FeN/r-GO Aerogel toward Bifunctional Electrocatalyst for Overall Water Splitting
ACS Nano, 2018, 12 (1), pp 245–253
DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.7b05971

Graphene-Based Standalone Solar Energy Converter for Water Desalination and Purification
ACS Nano, 2018, 12 (1), pp 829–835
DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.7b08196

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ACS Omega

E-Cigarette Airflow Rate Modulates Toxicant Profiles and Can Lead to Concerning Levels of Solvent Consumption
Open Access Through ACS Editors’ Choice.
ACS Omega, 2018, 3 (1), pp 30–36
DOI: 10.1021/acsomega.7b01521

ACS Omega 2017: A Year-End Expression of Appreciation for the Fundamental Contributions of Our Reviewers
Open Access Through ACS AuthorChoice.
ACS Omega, 2018, 3 (1), pp 595–607
DOI: 10.1021/acsomega.8b00007

LC-MS/MS-Based Method for the Multiplex Detection of 24 Fentanyl Analogues and Metabolites in Whole Blood at Sub ng mL–1 Concentrations
Open Access Through ACS AuthorChoice.
ACS Omega, 2018, 3 (1), pp 514–523
DOI: 10.1021/acsomega.7b01536

Atomically Flat Pt Skin and Striking Enrichment of Co in Underlying Alloy at Pt3Co(111) Single Crystal with Unprecedented Activity for the Oxygen Reduction Reaction
Open Access Through ACS Editors’ Choice.
ACS Omega, 2018, 3 (1), pp 154–158
DOI: 10.1021/acsomega.7b01793

Iron-Catalyzed Selective Etherification and Transetherification Reactions Using Alcohols
Open Access Through ACS AuthorChoice.
ACS Omega, 2018, 3 (1), pp 124–136
DOI: 10.1021/acsomega.7b01705

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Chemical Reviews

Green and Sustainable Solvents in Chemical Processes
This article is part of the Sustainable Chemistry special issue.
Chem. Rev., 2018, 118 (2), pp 747–800
DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemrev.7b00571

Bright Side of Lignin Depolymerization: Toward New Platform Chemicals
Open Access Through ACS AuthorChoice.
Chem. Rev.., 2018, 118 (2), pp 614–678
DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemrev.7b00588

Sustainable Conversion of Carbon Dioxide: An Integrated Review of Catalysis and Life Cycle Assessment
Chem. Rev., 2018, 118 (2), pp 434–504
DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemrev.7b00435

Catalytic Organic Reactions in Water toward Sustainable Society
Chem. Rev., 2018, 118 (2), pp 679–746
DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemrev.7b00417

Catalytic Conversion of Carbohydrates to Initial Platform Chemicals: Chemistry and Sustainability
Chem. Rev., 2018, 118 (2), pp 505–613
DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemrev.7b00395

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Journal of the American Chemical Society

Total Synthesis of (+)-Pleuromutilin
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2018, 140 (4), pp 1267–1270
DOI: 10.1021/jacs.7b13260

Upconversion Luminescence-Activated DNA Nanodevice for ATP Sensing in Living Cells
Open Access Through ACS Editors’ Choice.
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2018, 140 (2), pp 578–581
DOI: 10.1021/jacs.7b11161

Total Synthesis of the Caged Indole Alkaloid Arboridinine Enabled by aza-Prins and Metal-Mediated Cyclizations
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2018, 140 (3), pp 919–925
DOI: 10.1021/jacs.7b07724

Directed Decarbonylation of Unstrained Aryl Ketones via Nickel-Catalyzed C—C Bond Cleavage
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2018, 140 (2), pp 586–589
DOI: 10.1021/jacs.7b11591

CuH-Catalyzed Asymmetric Reduction of α,β-Unsaturated Carboxylic Acids to β-Chiral Aldehydes
J. Am. Chem. Soc.., 2018, 140 (2), pp 606–609
DOI: 10.1021/jacs.7b12260

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Journal of Chemical Education

The Replication Crisis and Chemistry Education Research
J. Chem. Educ., 2018, 95 (1), pp 1–2
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jchemed.7b00907

Characterizing the Landscape: Collegiate Organizations’ Chemistry Outreach Practices
Open Access Through ACS Editors’ Choice.
J. Chem. Educ., 2018, 95 (1), pp 7–16
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jchemed.7b00627

iSpec: A Web-Based Activity for Spectroscopy Teaching
J. Chem. Educ., 2018, 95 (1), pp 97–103
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jchemed.7b00482

Development of the Flame Test Concept Inventory: Measuring Student Thinking about Atomic Emission
J. Chem. Educ., 2018, 95 (1), pp 17–27
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jchemed.7b00594

Beyond the Teaching Assistantship: CURE Leadership as a Training Platform for Future Faculty
J. Chem. Educ., 2018, 95 (1), pp 3–6
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jchemed.7b00705

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