ACS Editors’ Choice: Impacts of Carbon Dots on Rice Plants

This week: Impacts of carbon dots on rice plants, ultrarapid cationization of gold nanoparticles, approaches to sustainable and continually recyclable cross-linked polymers — 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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Ultrarapid Cationization of Gold Nanoparticles via a Single-Step Ligand Exchange Reaction

Langmuir, Article ASAP
DOI: 10.1021/acs.langmuir.8b02226
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Impacts of Carbon Dots on Rice Plants: Boosting the Growth and Improving the Disease Resistance

ACS Appl. Bio Mater., Article ASAP
DOI: 10.1021/acsabm.8b00345
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Horse Liver Alcohol Dehydrogenase-Catalyzed Oxidative Lactamization of Amino Alcohols

ACS Catal., 2018, 8, pp 8680–8684
DOI: 10.1021/acscatal.8b02355
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Conjugated Polymers as a New Class of Dual-Mode Matrices for MALDI Mass Spectrometry and Imaging

J. Am. Chem. Soc., Article ASAP
DOI: 10.1021/jacs.8b06637

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Cobalt(0) and Iron(0) Isocyanides as Catalysts for Alkene Hydrosilylation with Hydrosiloxanes

Organometallics, Article ASAP
DOI: 10.1021/acs.organomet.8b00389
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Approaches to Sustainable and Continually Recyclable Cross-Linked Polymers

ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng., Article ASAP
DOI: 10.1021/acssuschemeng.8b02355
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Dynamics with Explicit Solvation Reveals Formation of the Prereactive Dimer as Sole Determining Factor for the Efficiency of Ru(bda)L2 Catalysts

ACS Catal., 2018, 8, pp 8642–8648
DOI: 10.1021/acscatal.8b02519
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