ACS Editors’ Choice: A New Use for the Ancient Chemistry of “Pharaoh’s Snakes”

This week: A new use for the ancient chemistry of “pharaoh’s snakes,” dynamic scaling of exosome sizes
— and more!

Each and every day, ACS grants free access to a new peer-reviewed research article from one of the Society’s journals. These articles are specially chosen by a team of scientific editors of ACS journals from around the world to highlight the transformative power of chemistry. Access to these articles will remain open to all as a public service.

Check out this week’s picks!
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Dynamic Scaling of Exosome Sizes

Langmuir, Article ASAP
DOI: 10.1021/acs.langmuir.7b04080
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Installation of the Ether Bridge of Lolines by the Iron- and 2-Oxoglutarate-Dependent Oxygenase, LolO: Regio- and Stereochemistry of Sequential Hydroxylation and Oxacyclization Reactions

Biochemistry, Article ASAP
DOI: 10.1021/acs.biochem.8b00157
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Biotoxin Tropolone Contamination Associated with Nationwide Occurrence of Pathogen Burkholderia plantarii in Agricultural Environments in China

Environ. Sci. Technol., Article ASAP
DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.7b05915
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N-Butylpyrrolidinone as Alternative Solvent for Solid-Phase Peptide Synthesis

Org. Process Res. Dev., Article ASAP
DOI: 10.1021/acs.oprd.7b00389
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High-Resolution 2D NMR of Disordered Proteins Enhanced by Hyperpolarized Water

Anal. Chem., Article ASAP
DOI: 10.1021/acs.analchem.8b00585
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Ancient Chemistry “Pharaoh’s Snakes” for Efficient Fe-/N-Doped Carbon Electrocatalysts

ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, Article ASAP
DOI: 10.1021/acsami.7b16936
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Hydride Conformers of the Nitrogenase FeMo-cofactor Two-Electron Reduced State E2(2H), Assigned Using Cryogenic Intra Electron Paramagnetic Resonance Cavity Photolysis

Inorg. Chem., Article ASAP
DOI: 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.8b00271
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