Discover the Most-Read Multidisciplinary Chemistry Articles of August 2018

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 August 2018, 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.

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Accounts of Chemical Research

Radical Retrosynthesis
Acc. Chem. Res., 2018, 51 (8), pp 1807–1817
DOI: 10.1021/acs.accounts.8b00209

Living with Oxygen
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Acc. Chem. Res., 2018, 51 (8), pp 1850–1857
DOI: 10.1021/acs.accounts.8b00245

Cobalt Complexes as an Emerging Class of Catalysts for Homogeneous Hydrogenations
Acc. Chem. Res., 2018, 51 (8), pp 1858–1869
DOI: 10.1021/acs.accounts.8b00262

Cyclopentadienyl Ligands in Lanthanide Single-Molecule Magnets: One Ring To Rule Them All?
Acc. Chem. Res., 2018, 51 (8), pp 1880–1889
DOI: 10.1021/acs.accounts.8b00270

The Palladium-Catalyzed Ullmann Cross-Coupling Reaction: A Modern Variant on a Time-Honored Process
Acc. Chem. Res., 2018, 51 (8), pp 1784–1795
DOI: 10.1021/acs.accounts.8b00169

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ACS Central Science

The Future of Bioorthogonal Chemistry
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ACS Cent. Sci., 2018, 4 (8), pp 952–959
DOI: 10.1021/acscentsci.8b00251

Crystallization of Organic Molecules: Nonclassical Mechanism Revealed by Direct Imaging
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ACS Cent. Sci., 2018, 4 (8), pp 1031–1036
DOI: 10.1021/acscentsci.8b00289

Mining Gene Expression Data for Drug Discovery
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ACS Cent. Sci., 2018, 4 (8), pp 944–947
DOI: 10.1021/acscentsci.8b00529

Surveillance of Cancer Stem Cell Plasticity Using an Isoform-Selective Fluorescent Probe for Aldehyde Dehydrogenase 1A1
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ACS Cent. Sci., 2018, 4 (8), pp 1045–1055
DOI: 10.1021/acscentsci.8b00313

Machine Learning Enabled Computational Screening of Inorganic Solid Electrolytes for Suppression of Dendrite Formation in Lithium Metal Anodes
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ACS Cent. Sci., 2018, 4 (8), pp 996–1006
DOI: 10.1021/acscentsci.8b00229

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ACS Nano

Self-Healing Label Materials Based on Photo-Cross-Linkable Polymeric Films with Dynamic Surface Structures
ACS Nano, 2018, 12 (8), pp 8686–8696
DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.8b04656

How To Optimize Materials and Devices via Design of Experiments and Machine Learning: Demonstration Using Organic Photovoltaics
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ACS Nano, 2018, 12 (8), pp 7434–7444
DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.8b04726

Atomic-Scale in Situ Observations of Crystallization and Restructuring Processes in Two-Dimensional MoS2 Films
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ACS Nano, 2018, 12 (8), pp 8758–8769
DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.8b04945

Women in Nanotechnology: Toward Better Materials through a Better Understanding of Low-Dimensional Systems
ACS Nano, 2018, 12 (8), pp 7417–7420
DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.8b05854

Pressure Insensitive Strain Sensor with Facile Solution-Based Process for Tactile Sensing Applications
ACS Nano, 2018, 12 (8), pp 7546–7553
DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.8b03488

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ACS Omega

Quantitative Structure–Property Relationships for the Electronic Properties of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons
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ACS Omega, 2018, 3 (8), pp 8913–8922
DOI: 10.1021/acsomega.8b00870

Controlled Nanoscale Electrohydrodynamic Patterning Using Mesopatterned Template
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ACS Omega, 2018, 3 (8), pp 9781–9789
DOI: 10.1021/acsomega.8b01319

Thickness-Dependent Characterization of Chemically Exfoliated TiS2 Nanosheets
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ACS Omega, 2018, 3 (8), pp 8655–8662
DOI: 10.1021/acsomega.8b00766

Hydrophilic Ionic Liquid Mixtures of Weakly and Strongly Coordinating Anions with and without Water
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ACS Omega, 2018, 3 (8), pp 8567–8582
DOI: 10.1021/acsomega.8b00995

Enhancement of Electrocatalytic Oxygen Reduction Activity and Durability of Pt–Ni Rhombic Dodecahedral Nanoframes by Anchoring to Nitrogen-Doped Carbon Support
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ACS Omega, 2018, 3 (8), pp 9052–9059
DOI: 10.1021/acsomega.8b01373

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Chemical Reviews

Charged Carbon Nanomaterials: Redox Chemistries of Fullerenes, Carbon Nanotubes, and Graphenes
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Chem. Rev., 2018, 118 (16), pp 7363–7408
DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemrev.8b00128

Introduction: Theoretical Modeling of Excited State Processes
This article is part of the Theoretical Modeling of Excited State Processes special issue.
Chem. Rev., 2018, 118 (15), pp 6925–6926
DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemrev.8b00436

Combining Wave Function Methods with Density Functional Theory for Excited States
This article is part of the Theoretical Modeling of Excited State Processes special issue.
Chem. Rev.,2018, 118 (15), pp 7249–7292
DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemrev.8b00193

Expanded Theory of H- and J-Molecular Aggregates: The Effects of Vibronic Coupling and Intermolecular Charge Transfer
This article is part of the Theoretical Modeling of Excited State Processes special issue.
Chem. Rev., 2018, 118 (15), pp 7069–7163
DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemrev.7b00581

Spin-Vibronic Mechanism for Intersystem Crossing
This article is part of the Theoretical Modeling of Excited State Processes special issue.
Chem. Rev., 2018, 118 (15), pp 6975–7025
DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemrev.7b00617

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Journal of the American Chemical Society

Total Synthesis of (−)-Xishacorene B from (R)-Carvone Using a C–C Activation Strategy
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2018, 140 (31), pp 9810–9813
DOI: 10.1021/jacs.8b05832

Tandem Catalysis: Transforming Alcohols to Alkenes by Oxidative Dehydroxymethylation
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2018, 140 (32), pp 10126–10130
DOI: 10.1021/jacs.8b06069

Epimerization of Tertiary Carbon Centers via Reversible Radical Cleavage of Unactivated C(sp3)–H Bonds
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2018, 140 (30), pp 9678–9684
DOI: 10.1021/jacs.8b05753

Biomineralized Metal-Organic Framework Nanoparticles Enable Intracellular Delivery and Endo-Lysosomal Release of Native Active Proteins
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2018, 140 (31), pp 9912–9920
DOI: 10.1021/jacs.8b04457

Functional Group Transposition: A Palladium-Catalyzed Metathesis of Ar–X σ-Bonds and Acid Chloride Synthesis
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2018, 140 (32), pp 10140–10144
DOI: 10.1021/jacs.8b06605

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Journal of Chemical Education

Whether and How Authentic Contexts Using a Virtual Chemistry Lab Support Learning
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J. Chem. Educ., 2018, 95 (8), pp 1250–1259
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jchemed.8b00048

Pedagogical Content Knowledge of Chemical Kinetics: Experiment Selection Criteria To Address Students’ Intuitive Conceptions
J. Chem. Educ., 2018, 95 (8), pp 1245–1249
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jchemed.8b00296

Chemistry of Candy: A Sweet Approach to Teaching Nonscience Majors
J. Chem. Educ., 2018, 95 (8), pp 1307–1315
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jchemed.7b00739

Writing Prompts Help Improve Expression of Conceptual Understanding in Chemistry
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J. Chem. Educ., 2018, 95 (8), pp 1331–1335
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jchemed.7b00798

Economical High-Temperature Water Bath Control and Monitoring with a Sous Vide Cooking Device
J. Chem. Educ., 2018, 95 (8), pp 1402–1405
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jchemed.8b00163

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