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16 Innovative Research Topics in Chemistry

ACS Publications brings you regular collections of the hottest research topics in chemistry research. Our Virtual Collections include Virtual Issues, Special Issues, and Thematic Collections of chemistry research from ACS Publications journals. These collections reflect important chemistry research topics of current scientific interest and are designed for experienced investigators and educators alike.

Read Innovative Chemistry Research Topics from Q4 2017:

Engineered Biomolecular Catalysts


Chemists have long been inspired by the exquisite selectivity and efficiency of biomolecular catalysts. In recent years, many advances have been made for the production and use of biomolecular catalysts for a range of applications across many areas of chemistry. This ACS Select collection highlights recent publications from the Journal of the American Chemical Society, ACS Catalysis, and Inorganic Chemistry that showcase the latest groundbreaking research in this field. This collection illustrates the great promise of biomolecular catalysts and the diverse range of applications and technologies in this flourishing area of chemistry.
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Environmental and Human Impacts of Unconventional Energy Development


The rise of the “shale revolution” at the beginning of the 21st century triggered a hotly contested public debate as to whether the economic benefits of extraction of natural gas and oil from unconventional resources (unconventional oil & gas; UO&G) such as deep shale plays outweigh the environmental and health risks. Benefits are purported to include an expanded energy portfolio and reduced climate forcing through greater availability of natural gas, whose combustion emits less carbon dioxide and other air pollutants than for coal. Risks are purported to include increased climate forcing as a result of fugitive methane emissions, localized air and water pollution, and ecological and community impacts.
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Air Pollution in Rapidly Industrializing Countries


While severe air pollution is now uncommon in North America and Western Europe, many industrializing countries still experience significant air quality concerns. Extensive environmental research has been conducted on the sources and formation of air pollution in over the past five decades, and air pollution has been successfully controlled in places where policies and pollution control devices have been adopted as a result of the research. Industrializing nations face unique and evolving challenges related to air pollution. Therefore, Environmental Science & Technology  and Environmental Science & Technology Letters have organized a Virtual Issue that highlights recent advances in the following areas as they pertain specifically to rapidly industrializing countries:

  • Measuring Air Pollution
  • Mechanisms of Air Pollution Chemistry
  • Health Impacts of Air Pollution
  • Modeling Air Pollution
  • Air Pollution Source Apportionment

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Nanotechnology Day 2017 


This year we celebrate the second annual National Nanotechnology Day, an initiative led by the National Nanotechnology Coordination Office, to raise awareness of the prominent role nanoscience plays in our daily lives. From handheld electronic devices to the latest developments in medicine, food, and energy applications, nanotechnology continuously proves to be central to our society. This virtual issue highlights some of the most recent groundbreaking developments in the nano world. We are thrilled to share with you articles from 40 of our journals representing nano research from all over the world.
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Innovative Polymers for Controlled Release Applications


The concept of personalized medicine and healthcare has spurred enormous research and development of molecular diagnosis and therapy for various diseases. It has been found that many symptoms including cancers are related to one or more DNA, RNA, or protein mutations, which vary from patient to patient. Better understanding of the molecular basis of diseases has led to novel treatment modalities that selectively target the mutations.
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Progress in Top-Down Control of Bottom-Up Assembly


In nanoscience, the ability to make new structures enables new science and technology. The ways nanomaterials are made can be classified according to what determines the final structure of the material. Specifically, top-down approaches are those in which the sample is effectively a blank canvas and an external stimuli is used to write patterns. In contrast, bottom-up approaches are those in which the final structure is encoded in the material itself and the precursors self-assemble into the desired arrangement. In recent years, there has been great progress in the convergence of these ideas, where top-down control is used to guide bottom-up processes. A unifying theme of these approaches is that the components form into a desired configuration by randomly interacting in a thermodynamic landscape that the experimenter can locally adjust. Materials made using these methods have formed the basis for advances in fields spanning photonics, electronics, and mechanics.
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Sustainable Ammonia Production


This Virtual Special Issue was organized in an effort to report recent advancements on sustainable NH3 production ranging from conceptually new ammonia synthesis methods using photocatalysis and electrochemistry to the techno-economic assessment of ammonia as a fuel vector. The current “Sustainable Ammonia Production” VSI collection features perspectives and original research articles from a diverse set of experts in their fields. We hope that this VSI will stimulate and foster further developments in the area of sustainable NH3 production, improving the sustainability of food supply and energy management.
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Virtual Issue in Honor of the 150th Birthday of Marie Curie: Highlighting Female Physical Chemists


This collection of papers and the accompanying editorial is in honor of the 150th birthday of Marie Curie, as well as highlighting the science and publications by 66 women scientists and researchers who have published in The Journal of Physical Chemistry (JPC), including JPC A, B, C and Letters. Included in the editorial is information about the history of papers authored by women, beginning with Marie Curie, and it also identifies women who have contributed to JPC as editors, as EAB members, who have received awards from JPC, and who have been recognized in Special Issues.
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Self-Assembly & Polymer Research


Self-assembly is a process where a disordered system becomes an organized structure or pattern due to the local interaction within the system without external support. Polymers are a great example of where this type of process might be found. In this, the tenth of our 10th Anniversary Virtual Issues, ACS Nano celebrates 10 years of publishing research in the area of self-assembly and polymer research.
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Nanodevices and Lithography Research


Lithography is a branch nanotechnology that focuses on the study and application of making nanoscale patterns. This method is used in the fabrication of nanodevices that are used in nanomedicine, energy storage, optoelectronic devices and many more. In this, the ninth of our 10th Anniversary Virtual Issues, ACS Nano celebrates 10 years of publishing research in the area of nanodevices and lithography research.
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Nanophotonics Research


Nanophotonics is a field that looks at how light behaves and how it interacts with objects on the nanoscale. This field is covers the interaction of photons with materials such as carbon nano-tubes, nano crystals, tissue, DNA and much more. In this, the eighth of our 10th Anniversary Virtual Issues, ACS Nano celebrates 10 years of publishing research in the area of nanophotonics.
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From Design to Discovery: Recent Cancer Patents


The scourge of cancer remains a major unmet medical issue, despite decades of research. Our understanding of this collection of diseases has evolved over the last several decades, and the 5 year survival rate for many cancers has improved dramatically. There are, however, many types of cancer that remain difficult to treat. The industrial and academic research communities are continuing their efforts to develop novel therapies, and the patent landscape of novel molecules focused on a diverse array of biological targets clearly demonstrates the intense interest in this area. The following collection of patent highlights was selected by our guest editor, Dr. Benjamin E Blass, Assistant Professor of Medicinal Chemistry, Temple University School of Pharmacy. We hope that this virtual issue will encourage medicinal chemists currently working to develop novel therapies for cancer, as well as inspire new researchers to take up the challenge of cancer drug discovery.
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Chiral Nanostructure Research


Chirality of nanoparticles and superstructures describes the fact that their geometry may not be superimposable with their mirror image. This seemingly simple property has unifying importance for physics, astronomy, chemistry, biology, and medicine. Perhaps for this reason chirality of nanomaterials represents one of the most rapidly expanding fields of science. While being rooted in the earlier studies of chiral surfaces and supramolecular assemblies, the emergence of this field of nanoscience was catalyzed by the discovery of intense polarization rotation in individual nanoparticles and their assemblies. A large variety of chiral nanostructures have been synthesized, often with high enantioselectivity. Their geometries – as you will see in the selection of the papers below – include tetrahedral, helical, twisted ribbons/sheets, angled nanorods, and others. Most of the work on nanoscale chiral nanomaterials has been devoted to noble metals giving rise to a variety of chiroplasmonic nanostructures. Group II-VI semiconductor NPs represents chiroexcitonic systems. Chiral forms of nanocarbon obtained by chiral separation or direct enantioselective synthesis can reveal both. The front runners of technological implementations of chiral inorganic structures are biosensing, chiral photonics, and chiral catalysis. In the next few years one could expect implementations of chiral inorganic nanostructures in information technologies, medicine, and, perhaps answering some of the long-standing questions about life’s homochirality. In this, the seventh of our 10th Anniversary Virtual Issues, ACS Nano celebrates 10 years of publishing research in the area of catalysis.
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Novel Catalytic Materials for Energy and the Environment


Catalytic materials are at the heart of exciting discoveries in the fields of energy and the environment. In this virtual special issue, we highlight the work of presenters in the Materials Research Society 2017 Spring symposium entitled “Novel Catalytic Materials for Energy and Environment”. It captures research in the fields of water splitting, CO2 reduction, CO oxidation, biomass conversion and organic methods.
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Crystal Growth of Organic Materials


This virtual issue features some selected papers taken from the 12th International Workshop on the Crystal Growth of Organic Materials (CGOM12) which was held in Leeds (UK) in 2016. CGOM12 was organized in association with BACG 2016 (British Association for Crystal Growth) by Professors Kevin Roberts and Tariq Mahmud from the University of Leeds and attracted 197 attendees including 78 overseas delegates from 19 countries.
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Celebrating Organic and Inorganic Chemistry Published by Authors in India


Chemists in India are increasingly publishing cutting-edge organic and inorganic chemistry research, as evidenced by the substantial growth in submissions from authors in India over the last decade (up 173%) across five ACS Publications journals within the organic/inorganic portfolio ( ACS Catalysis, Inorganic Chemistry, Organic Letters Organometallics, The Journal of Organic Chemistry). In 2016, research from scientists in India accounted for 6.2% of all papers published in these five journals. Among the Associate Editors and Editorial Board members for these journals are ten researchers based in India.

Announcing the First Issue of ACS Applied Energy Materials

ACS Applied Energy Materials is celebrating the publication of its inaugural issue. All articles within Volume 1, Issue 1 are freely available to read until December 31st 2018, and can be explored here.

In his introductory editorial, Deputy Editor Gerald J. Meyer, Ph.D. explains, “practical advances in ‘energy’ have emerged as one of the greatest challenges of our generation… ACS Applied Energy Materials will indeed become the medium for communication of the most impactful energy advances to our international scientific community.”

Professor Meyer selected the following articles as particular highlights within the issue

Microporous Titania Crystals with Penta-oxygen Coordination

ACS Appl. Energy Mater., 2018, 1 (1), pp 22–26
DOI: 10.1021/acsaem.7b00021
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Photocathode Chromophore–Catalyst Assembly via Layer-By-Layer Deposition of a Low Band-Gap Isoindigo Conjugated Polyelectrolyte

ACS Appl. Energy Mater., 2018, 1 (1), pp 62–67
DOI: 10.1021/acsaem.7b00223
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Compositional Engineering To Improve the Stability of Lead Halide Perovskites: A Comparative Study of Cationic and Anionic Dopants

ACS Appl. Energy Mater., 2018, 1 (1), pp 181–190
DOI: 10.1021/acsaem.7b00065
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Meyer is Professor & Vice Chair of Diversity, as well as the Deputy Director of the DOE Energy Frontier Research Center on Solar Fuels, at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. His research there focuses on experimental investigations of photodriven electron and energy transfer in inorganic coordination compounds and extended solids.

Professor Meyer has served as an Associate Editor of ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces since 2012. He has served on the Editorial Advisory Boards for Langmuir, Inorganic Chemistry, Chemistry of Materials, and The Journal of Physical Chemistry .

The journal publishes broadly in the area of materials for energy generation, storage, conversion, and sustainability, with a focus on research that reports novel applications of materials and devices.

New Hybrid Material Could Be Used in Flexible Heaters

Scientists have developed a flexible heating element using a new hybrid material made of imitation pearl and silver nanowires, according to research published in ACS Applied Nano Materials. The material’s flexibility suggests it may have the potential for use in wearable devices, including medical applications.

Watch This Video to Learn More:

Nacre, otherwise known as mother of pearl, makes up the opalescent exterior coating of a pearl and the inner coating of mollusk shells. Scientists have long been interested in this lightweight, yet strong material for a range of applications, manufacturing substances that imitate nacre for use as fire retardants, gas barriers and conductors. Flexible conductors made from silver nanowires and a flexible plastic substrate called polyethylene terephthalate (PET) are being developed in laboratories, but researchers are running into problems with adhesion between PET and the silver nanowires. So, Hongwei Duan and colleagues wanted to explore a nacre mimetic as the substrate for silver nanowires to develop a flexible resistive heater.

The researchers prepared the nacre mimetic from a synthetic nanoclay coated with a polyvinyl alcohol polymer that self-assembled upon water removal, generating a flexible transparent sheet. Then, they transferred silver nanowires from a filter membrane to the nacre mimetic sheet by hot pressing the pearly substrate against the membrane. The silver nanowires adhered to the new material better than to traditional flexible plastic substrates, resisting removal with scotch tape, a standard test of adhesion. The composite material showed excellent heating properties, producing heat as electric current was passed through the silver nanowires, even when bent repeatedly or when rolled up into a tube. In a proof-of-concept experiment, the researchers placed a heat-sensitive antibiotic-loaded hydrogel patch onto the heater. Turning up the temperature triggered a phase change in the patch, releasing the antibiotics.

ACS Editors’ Choice: Drinking Water Disinfection Byproducts and Human Health Effects

This week: Drinking water disinfection byproducts and human health effects — 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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Metallic Ti3C2Tx MXene Gas Sensors with Ultrahigh Signal-to-Noise Ratio

ACS Nano, Article ASAP
DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.7b07460
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Hydricity of Transition-Metal Hydrides: Thermodynamic Considerations for CO2 Reduction

ACS Catal., 2018, 8, pp 1313–1324
DOI: 10.1021/acscatal.7b03396
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Discovery of the First Potent, Selective, and Orally Bioavailable Signal Peptide Peptidase-Like 2a (SPPL2a) Inhibitor Displaying Pronounced Immunomodulatory Effects In Vivo

J. Med. Chem., Article ASAP
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jmedchem.7b01371
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Glycomimetic, Orally Bioavailable LecB Inhibitors Block Biofilm Formation of Pseudomonas aeruginosa

J. Am. Chem. Soc., Article ASAP
DOI: 10.1021/jacs.7b11133
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Drinking Water Disinfection Byproducts (DBPs) and Human Health Effects: Multidisciplinary Challenges and Opportunities

Environ. Sci. Technol., Article ASAP
DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.7b05440
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MinGenome: An In Silico Top-Down Approach for the Synthesis of Minimized Genomes

ACS Synth. Biol., Article ASAP
DOI: 10.1021/acssynbio.7b00296
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Oxidative Coupling Mechanisms: Current State of Understanding

ACS Catal., 2018, 8, pp 1161–1172
DOI: 10.1021/acscatal.7b02974
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What Chemists Do: Schrodinger’s Alexander Goldberg

How are companies using computers to save time, resources, and money in their quest for developing better materials? Alexander Goldberg, Senior Principal Materials Scientist at Schrodinger, is helping businesses answer that very question, through software written by him and his team.

Alexander Goldberg explains why computerized simulations are the future in his “What Chemists Do” video.

The What Chemists Do video series highlights just how many different careers are possible with a background in chemistry. Watch more videos.

How to Succeed at Scientific Collaboration | Part 1: A Cross-Disciplinary Collaboration

Late last year @ACS4Authors surveyed over 1,500 researchers on Twitter and found that 30% of researchers surveyed report participating in a research collaboration in 2017.

Researchers worldwide are expanding their networks and frequently collaborating with other scientists from other countries as communication technology continues to improve. These collaborations grant them access to new perspectives and often times better lab equipment. We tapped into the Twitter community to bring you a few stories and tips for successful collaboration in 2018. We’ll be sharing one a week for the first few weeks of the year.

A Cross-Disciplinary Collaboration: Zenkina Lab, Easton Lab, and Gaspari Lab

Terpyridine-Based Monolayer Electrochromic Materials

ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2017, 9 (46), pp 40438–40445
DOI: 10.1021/acsami.7b11848

This work reports on new electrochromic materials (ECMs) that are able to reversibly change their color under applied voltages. Recent technologies of “smart” devices, including smart windows for the Boeings Dreamliner aircrafts, battery charge sensors, and especially modern monitors utilize different ECMs. Close collaboration between inorganic/materials chemists (Zenkina lab), electrochemists (Easton lab), and physicists (Gaspari lab), led to the invention of a new material architecture that is highly promising and could potentially satisfy the demands of rapidly developing industrial applications.

Professor Zenkina conceived the concept and led the project. Synthetic studies were carried out in Zenkina’s lab. Professor Gaspari’s lab developed the screen printing methodology resulting in solid supports with an improved surface area. Further functionalization of the supports with as low as a monolayer of the EC molecule performed in Zenkina’s lab resulted in novel ECMs. The assembly of the novel materials into EC devices and their stability studies was performed in Zenkina’s and Professor Easton’s labs. All electrochemical experiments were designed and carried out in Easton lab. The spectro-electrochemical experiments were performed in Easton and Gaspari labs. Each group contributed to the physical characterization of the materials. This work was a result of close collaboration between three research groups at UOIT, and included several co-supervised postdocs and students.

Stay tuned for another collaboration story next week and for further reading, check out Why the Future of Research is Collaborative.

Diagnosing Ebola Immunity with a Paper Test

To combat deadly outbreaks of Ebola, researchers need a variety of simple, portable tests that help them control and treat infections. Now researchers have developed a paper-based strip that detects immunity against this viral infection. The new test uses a color-changing paper strip similar to store-bought pregnancy kits and is read using a smartphone.

Traditional lab tests for detecting the Ebola virus require advanced facilities and take days to give results. Scientists have recently developed strip-based tests that directly detect the Ebola virus by spotting the antigens it produces. But right now, doctors don’t have access to a fast, field-based test for detecting the antibodies that humans produce to fight those antigens. “Understanding a survivor’s immune response to the disease could be really useful in understanding the spread of the disease and in helping with future management,” says Molly M. Stevens, a professor of biomedical materials & regenerative medicine at Imperial College London.

Stevens and her colleagues made their new test using commercially available paper test strips. They engineered three antigens produced by different subtypes of the Ebola virus and printed lines of the protein solutions on one end of the strips. To perform the test, a few microliters of blood serum are loaded on the other end of the strip, followed by a solution of selective antibodies that will bind to the target Ebola antibodies and label them with 40-nm-wide gold nanoparticles.

The serum and the antibody solution wick along a thin channel towards the protein test lines. Ebola antibodies in the serum sample bind to the gold nanoparticles and then to the lines of proteins. The nanoparticles aggregate and reflect light, turning the test lines reddish-purple within 15 minutes.

A smartphone app developed by the team measures the intensity of the line colors from a photograph of the test strip. An intensity above a preset threshold—determined using serum from non-infected volunteers—indicates positive for Ebola antibodies. The app also allows clinicians to add patient details and geographical location to help create a map to observe disease location and spread.

The team validated the method using serum samples from 121 people in Uganda: 90 Ebola survivors and 31 non-infected local residents. Compared with results from standard lab-based enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA), the test was 100% accurate at detecting individuals who had survived Ebola, and gave one false positive with an uninfected sample. The test strips worked with both fresh and thawed serum samples and after being stored for 16 weeks in low humidity at room temperature. The team is now working on a whole-blood test that wouldn’t require isolating the serum to make it even easier to use in remote areas.

Medical workers in rural clinics could use the new test to identify an Ebola patient’s immune response to the disease. “Understanding who is more likely and less likely to survive could help to decide on the best treatment and care,” Stevens says. It could, for instance, help determine how best to allocate limited resources.

What’s more, the system offers a way for researchers to help control the spread of the disease by monitoring and mapping it, and even prevent future outbreaks by developing vaccines. “If an Ebola vaccine were developed, the test would also be useful for identifying individuals who would not need immunization,” says Lee Gehrke, a professor of microbiology & immunology at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, who was not involved in the work.

The researchers still need to validate the test with a larger population of survivors located across a broader area, says Kimberly Hamad-Schifferli, professor of mechanical & biological engineering at MIT, who also was not involved in the study. “Other regions may have new forms of the virus that are slightly different.”

This article is reproduced with permission from C&EN (© American Chemical Society). The article was first published on January 24, 2018.

Read the Special Issue on Precision Medicine in Brain Cancer

ACS Chemical Neuroscience, a leading journal on chemical neurobiology and bio-neurochemistry, published a special issue entitled “Precision Medicine in Brain Cancer.” The issue showcases novel analytical and imaging strategies that may promote future precision medicine for brain cancer.

Malignant tumors of brain cells result in specific molecular abnormalities that are deadly in both adults and children. Adults diagnosed with glioblastoma have a 5% chance to survive five years, while only 20% of children diagnosed with high-grade glioma survive five years.

This special issue looks at patient outlook through precision medicine.  This is an approach that focuses on the delivery of the right treatment, to the right patient, at the right time and dose, without detrimental side effects. Through analyses of individual differences in tumor biology, this special issue is focused on contributing to the global precision medicine for brain cancer effort.

Read the Full Special Issue Now

Plus, don’t miss “Pediatric Neurooncology: A Review,” a recent ACS Editors’ Choice article on Precision Medicine from ACS Chemical Neuroscience.

Most-Read Articles of 2017: Physical Chemistry

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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Read more of 2017’s most-read articles: Analytical | Applied | Biological | Materials Science & Engineering | Multidisciplinary | Organic/Inorganic

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ACS Earth and Space Chemistry

Pathways to Meteoritic Glycine and Methylamine
ACS Earth Space Chem., 2017, 1 (1), pp 3–13
DOI: 10.1021/acsearthspacechem.6b00014

Composition and Evolution of Frozen Chloride Brines under the Surface Conditions of Europa
ACS Earth Space Chem., 2017, 1 (1), pp 14–23
DOI: 10.1021/acsearthspacechem.6b00003

Structure and Spectroscopic Properties of [Mg,C,N,O] Isomers: Plausible Astronomical Molecules
Open access through Editors’ Choice
ACS Earth Space Chem., 2017, 1 (3), pp 158–167
DOI: 10.1021/acsearthspacechem.7b00019

Welcome to ACS Earth and Space Chemistry
ACS Earth Space Chem., 2017, 1 (1), pp 1–2
DOI: 10.1021/acsearthspacechem.7b00021

Nitrogen Isotopic Fractionation in Ammonia during Adsorption on Silicate Surfaces
Open access through ACS AuthorChoice
ACS Earth Space Chem., 2017, 1 (1), pp 24–29
DOI: 10.1021/acsearthspacechem.6b00006

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ACS Energy Letters

Performance Metrics Required of Next-Generation Batteries to Make a Practical Electric Semi Truck
ACS Energy Lett., 2017, 2 (7), pp 1669–1673
DOI: 10.1021/acsenergylett.7b00432

Nickel-Rich Layered Cathode Materials for Automotive Lithium-Ion Batteries: Achievements and Perspectives
ACS Energy Lett., 2017, 2 (1), pp 196–223
DOI: 10.1021/acsenergylett.6b00594

Lead Halide Perovskite Nanocrystals in the Research Spotlight: Stability and Defect Tolerance
Open access through Editors’ Choice
ACS Energy Lett., 2017, 2 (9), pp 2071–2083
DOI: 10.1021/acsenergylett.7b00547

Beyond Colloidal Cesium Lead Halide Perovskite Nanocrystals: Analogous Metal Halides and Doping
Open access through Editors’ Choice
ACS Energy Lett., 2017, 2 (5), pp 1089–1098
DOI: 10.1021/acsenergylett.7b00191

Are Metal Chalcogenides, Nitrides, and Phosphides Oxygen Evolution Catalysts or Bifunctional Catalysts?
ACS Energy Lett., 2017, 2 (8), pp 1937–1938
DOI: 10.1021/acsenergylett.7b00679

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ACS Photonics

Single-Photon Nanoantennas
Open access through ACS AuthorChoice
ACS Photonics, 2017, 4 (4), pp 710–722
DOI: 10.1021/acsphotonics.7b00061

Optimization of Nanoparticle-Based SERS Substrates through Large-Scale Realistic Simulations
Open access through Editors’ Choice
ACS Photonics, 2017, 4 (2), pp 329–337
DOI: 10.1021/acsphotonics.6b00786

New Discoveries and Opportunities from Two-Dimensional Materials
ACS Photonics, 2017, 4 (3), pp 407–411
DOI: 10.1021/acsphotonics.7b00194

Plasmon Generation through Electron Tunneling in Graphene
Open access through Editors’ Choice
ACS Photonics, 2017, 4 (9), pp 2367–2375
DOI: 10.1021/acsphotonics.7b00695

Tunable Light-Emitting Diodes Utilizing Quantum-Confined Layered Perovskite Emitters
ACS Photonics, 2017, 4 (3), pp 476–481
DOI: 10.1021/acsphotonics.6b00963

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Energy & Fuels

Simulation of Asphaltene Aggregation through Molecular Dynamics: Insights and Limitations
Energy Fuels, 2017, 31 (2), pp 1108–1125
DOI: 10.1021/acs.energyfuels.6b02161

Historical Developments of Pyrolysis Reactors: A Review
Energy Fuels, 2017, 31 (6), pp 5751–5775
DOI: 10.1021/acs.energyfuels.7b00641

Model-Based Formulation of Biofuel Blends by Simultaneous Product and Pathway Design
Open access through Editors’ Choice
Energy Fuels, 2017, 31 (4), pp 4096–4121
DOI: 10.1021/acs.energyfuels.7b00118

Biomass-Derived Activated Porous Carbon from Rice Straw for a High-Energy Symmetric Supercapacitor in Aqueous and Non-aqueous Electrolytes
Energy Fuels, 2017, 31 (1), pp 977–985
DOI: 10.1021/acs.energyfuels.6b01829

Understanding Shale Gas: Recent Progress and Remaining Challenges
Energy Fuels, 2017, 31 (10), pp 10300–10310
DOI: 10.1021/acs.energyfuels.7b01023

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Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research

Bioinspired Smart Materials for Directional Liquid Transport
Open access through Editors’ Choice
Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 2017, 56 (17), pp 4887–4897
DOI: 10.1021/acs.iecr.7b0058

Why Wasn’t My Manuscript Sent Out for Review?
Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 2017, 56 (25), pp 7109–7111
DOI: 10.1021/acs.iecr.7b023173

Protease-Sensitive Nanomaterials for Cancer Therapeutics and Imaging
Open access through Editors’ Choice
Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 2017, 56 (20), pp 5761–5777
DOI: 10.1021/acs.iecr.7b00990

Golden Carbon Nanotube Membrane for Continuous Flow Catalysis
Open access through Editors’ Choice
Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 2017, 56 (11), pp 2999–3007
DOI: 10.1021/acs.iecr.7b00357

Biomimetic Superhydrophobic Engineering Metal Surface with Hierarchical Structure and Tunable Adhesion: Design of Microscale Pattern
Open access through Editors’ Choice
Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 2017, 56 (4), pp 907–919
DOI: 10.1021/acs.iecr.6b03936

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Journal of Chemical & Engineering Data

New Measurements of the Apparent Thermal Conductivity of Nanofluids and Investigation of Their Heat Transfer Capabilities
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J. Chem. Eng. Data, 2017, 62 (1), pp 491–507
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jced.6b00767

Guidelines for the Analysis of Vapor–Liquid Equilibrium Data
J. Chem. Eng. Data, 2017, 62 (8), pp 2231–2233
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jced.7b00582

Thermodynamic Modeling of Aqueous Electrolyte Systems: Current Status
This article is part of the Memorial Issue in Honor of Ken Marsh special issue.
J. Chem. Eng. Data, 2017, 62 (9), pp 2481–2495
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jced.6b01055

Measurement and Correlation of Solubility of Theobromine, Theophylline, and Caffeine in Water and Organic Solvents at Various Temperatures
J. Chem. Eng. Data, 2017, 62 (9), pp 2570–2577
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jced.7b00065

Approaches for Calculating Solvation Free Energies and Enthalpies Demonstrated with an Update of the FreeSolv Database
J. Chem. Eng. Data, 2017, 62 (5), pp 1559–1569
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jced.7b00104

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Journal of Chemical Information and Modeling

Phantom PAINS: Problems with the Utility of Alerts for Pan-Assay INterference CompoundS
Open access through Editors’ Choice
J. Chem. Inf. Model., 2017, 57 (3), pp 417–427
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jcim.6b00465

Relative Binding Free Energy Calculations in Drug Discovery: Recent Advances and Practical Considerations
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J. Chem. Inf. Model., 2017, 57 (12), pp 2911–2937
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jcim.7b00564

Characterizing the Chemical Space of ERK2 Kinase Inhibitors Using Descriptors Computed from Molecular Dynamics Trajectories
Open access through Editors’ Choice
J. Chem. Inf. Model., 2017, 57 (6), pp 1286–1299
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jcim.7b00048

Protein–Ligand Scoring with Convolutional Neural Networks
J. Chem. Inf. Model., 2017, 57 (4), pp 942–957
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jcim.6b00740

Is Multitask Deep Learning Practical for Pharma?
J. Chem. Inf. Model., 2017, 57 (8), pp 2068–2076
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jcim.7b00146

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Journal of Chemical Theory and Computation

An Ab Initio Exciton Model Including Charge-Transfer Excited States
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J. Chem. Theory Comput., 2017, 13 (8), pp 3493–3504
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jctc.7b00171

A Robust and Accurate Tight-Binding Quantum Chemical Method for Structures, Vibrational Frequencies, and Noncovalent Interactions of Large Molecular Systems Parametrized for All spd-Block Elements (Z = 1–86)
Open access through ACS AuthorChoice
J. Chem. Theory Comput., 2017, 13 (5), pp 1989–2009
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jctc.7b00118

Machine Learning Force Field Parameters from Ab Initio Data
J. Chem. Theory Comput., 2017, 13 (9), pp 4492–4503
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jctc.7b00521

Psi4 1.1: An Open-Source Electronic Structure Program Emphasizing Automation, Advanced Libraries, and Interoperability
J. Chem. Theory Comput., 2017, 13 (7), pp 3185–3197
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jctc.7b00174

Cheap and Near Exact CASSCF with Large Active Spaces
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J. Chem. Theory Comput., 2017, 13 (11), pp 5468–5478
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jctc.7b00900

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The Journal of Physical Chemistry A

Can Orbitals Really Be Observed in Scanning Tunneling Microscopy Experiments?
J. Phys. Chem. A, 2017, 121 (26), pp 4851–4852
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpca.7b05789

How Large is the Elephant in the Density Functional Theory Room?
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J. Phys. Chem. A, 2017, 121 (32), pp 6104–6107
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpca.7b04760

Reactivity of Ketyl and Acetyl Radicals from Direct Solar Actinic Photolysis of Aqueous Pyruvic Acid
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J. Phys. Chem. A, 2017, 121 (15), pp 2924–2935
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpca.6b11916

Cluster Model Studies of Anion and Molecular Specificities via Electrospray Ionization Photoelectron Spectroscopy
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J. Phys. Chem. A, 2017, 121 (7), pp 1389–1401
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpca.6b09784

What Does “Important New Physical Insights” Mean? Tips for Writing Better Papers
J. Phys. Chem. A, 2017, 121 (19), pp 3627–3628
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpca.7b04302

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The Journal of Physical Chemistry B

The Hydrophobic Effect and the Role of Cosolvents
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J. Phys. Chem. B, 2017, 121 (43), pp 9986–9998
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcb.7b06453

Crowding in Cellular Environments at an Atomistic Level from Computer Simulations
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J. Phys. Chem. B, 2017, 121 (34), pp 8009–8025
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcb.7b03570

Beyond the Hofmeister Series: Ion-Specific Effects on Proteins and Their Biological Functions
J. Phys. Chem. B, 2017, 121 (9), pp 1997–2014
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcb.6b10797

Evolutionary Covariance Combined with Molecular Dynamics Predicts a Framework for Allostery in the MutS DNA Mismatch Repair Protein
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J. Phys. Chem. B, 2017, 121 (9), pp 2049–2061
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcb.6b11976

Virtual Issue in Honor of the 150th Birthday of Marie Curie: Highlighting Female Physical Chemists
J. Phys. Chem. B, 2017, 121 (43), pp 9983–9985
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcb.7b09653

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The Journal of Physical Chemistry C

Machine Learning Force Fields: Construction, Validation, and Outlook
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J. Phys. Chem. C, 2017, 121 (1), pp 511–522
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.6b10908

Atomistic Understanding of Zeolite Nanosheets for Water Desalination
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J. Phys. Chem. C, 2017, 121 (21), pp 11273–11280
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.7b00214

Doped Amorphous Ti Oxides To Deoptimize Oxygen Reduction Reaction Catalysis
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J. Phys. Chem. C, 2017, 121 (31), pp 16825–16830
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.7b04210

What Does “Important New Physical Insights” Mean? Tips for Writing Better Papers
J. Phys. Chem. C, 2017, 121 (19), pp 10265–10266
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.7b04300

Molecular Fluorescence in Citric Acid-Based Carbon Dots
J. Phys. Chem. C, 2017, 121 (3), pp 2014–2022
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.6b12519

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The Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters

Cs2InAgCl6: A New Lead-Free Halide Double Perovskite with Direct Band Gap
J. Phys. Chem. Lett., 2017, 8 (4), pp 772–778
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpclett.6b02682

Charge Carrier Trapping at Surface Defects of Perovskite Solar Cell Absorbers: A First-Principles Study
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J. Phys. Chem. Lett., 2017, 8 (4), pp 742–746
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpclett.7b00055

Photoresponse of CsPbBr3 and Cs4PbBr6 Perovskite Single Crystals
J. Phys. Chem. Lett., 2017, 8 (3), pp 565–570
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpclett.6b02763

High-Quality (CH3NH3)3Bi2I9 Film-Based Solar Cells: Pushing Efficiency up to 1.64%
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J. Phys. Chem. Lett., 2017, 8 (17), pp 4300–4307
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpclett.7b01952

Hydrogen-Mediated Electron Doping of Gold Clusters As Revealed by In Situ X-ray and UV–vis Absorption Spectroscopy
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J. Phys. Chem. Lett., 2017, 8 (11), pp 2368–2372
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpclett.7b00722

Most-Read Articles of 2017: Organic and Inorganic Chemistry

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ACS Catalysis

Catalysis by Supported Single Metal Atoms
ACS Catal., 2017, 7 (1), pp 34–59
DOI: 10.1021/acscatal.6b01534

Rational Design of High-Performance Phosphine Sulfonate Nickel Catalysts for Ethylene Polymerization and Copolymerization with Polar Monomers
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ACS Catal., 2017, 7 (2), pp 1308–1312
DOI: 10.1021/acscatal.6b03394

Superlative Scientific Writing
ACS Catal., 2017, 7 (3), pp 2218–2219
DOI: 10.1021/acscatal.7b00566

Kinetic Modeling of the Nickel-Catalyzed Esterification of Amides
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ACS Catal., 2017, 7 (7), pp 4381–4385
DOI: 10.1021/acscatal.7b01444

Visible-Light-Mediated Anti-Markovnikov Hydration of Olefins
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ACS Catal., 2017, 7 (2), pp 1432–1437
DOI: 10.1021/acscatal.6b03388

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ACS Combinatorial Science

An Integrated Microfluidic Processor for DNA-Encoded Combinatorial Library Functional Screening
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ACS Comb. Sci., 2017, 19 (3), pp 181–192
DOI: 10.1021/acscombsci.6b00192

Poisson Statistics of Combinatorial Library Sampling Predict False Discovery Rates of Screening
ACS Comb. Sci., 2017, 19 (8), pp 524–532
DOI: 10.1021/acscombsci.7b00061

Rationally Designed Peptides and Peptidomimetics as Inhibitors of Amyloid-β (Aβ) Aggregation: Potential Therapeutics of Alzheimer’s Disease
ACS Comb. Sci., 2017, 19 (2), pp 55–80
DOI: 10.1021/acscombsci.6b00116

Automated Phase Mapping with AgileFD and its Application to Light Absorber Discovery in the V–Mn–Nb Oxide System
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ACS Comb. Sci., 2017, 19 (1), pp 37–46
DOI: 10.1021/acscombsci.6b00153

Technical Advances in Medicinal Chemistry
ACS Comb. Sci., 2017, 19 (5), pp 277–278
DOI: 10.1021/acscombsci.7b00053

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ACS Medicinal Chemistry Letters

INCB24360 (Epacadostat), a Highly Potent and Selective Indoleamine-2,3-dioxygenase 1 (IDO1) Inhibitor for Immuno-oncology
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ACS Med. Chem. Lett., 2017, 8 (5), pp 486–491
DOI: 10.1021/acsmedchemlett.6b00391

Medicinal Chemistry: Where Are All the Women?
ACS Med. Chem. Lett., 2017, 8 (9), pp 900–902
DOI: 10.1021/acsmedchemlett.7b00321

Practical High-Throughput Experimentation for Chemists
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ACS Med. Chem. Lett., 2017, 8 (6), pp 601–607
DOI: 10.1021/acsmedchemlett.7b00165

Discovery of GBT440, an Orally Bioavailable R-State Stabilizer of Sickle Cell Hemoglobin
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ACS Med. Chem. Lett., 2017, 8 (3), pp 321–326
DOI: 10.1021/acsmedchemlett.6b00491

Discovery of Potent and Selective Tricyclic Inhibitors of Bruton’s Tyrosine Kinase with Improved Druglike Properties
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ACS Med. Chem. Lett., 2017, 8 (6), pp 608–613
DOI: 10.1021/acsmedchemlett.7b00103

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Bioconjugate Chemistry

In Vivo Delivery of CRISPR/Cas9 for Therapeutic Gene Editing: Progress and Challenges
Bioconjugate Chem., 2017, 28 (4), pp 880–884
DOI: 10.1021/acs.bioconjchem.7b00057

Site-Specific Dual Functionalization of Cysteine Residue in Peptides and Proteins with 2-Azidoacrylates
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Bioconjugate Chem., 2017, 28 (4), pp 897–902
DOI: 10.1021/acs.bioconjchem.7b00024

89Zr-Immuno-Positron Emission Tomography in Oncology: State-of-the-Art 89Zr Radiochemistry
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Bioconjugate Chem., 2017, 28 (9), pp 2211–2223
DOI: 10.1021/acs.bioconjchem.7b00325

Versatile Site-Selective Protein Reaction Guided by WW Domain–Peptide Motif Interaction
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Bioconjugate Chem., 2017, 28 (8), pp 2199–2205
DOI: 10.1021/acs.bioconjchem.7b00334

Biointerfacing and Applications of Cell Membrane-Coated Nanoparticles
This article is part of the Interfacing Inorganic Nanoparticles with Biology special issue.
Bioconjugate Chem., 2017, 28 (1), pp 23–32
DOI: 10.1021/acs.bioconjchem.6b00569

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Inorganic Chemistry

Metal–Metal Bonds: From Fundamentals to Applications
Inorg. Chem., 2017, 56 (14), pp 7577–7581
DOI: 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.7b01330

Tris(pentafluorophenyl)borane and Beyond: Modern Advances in Borylation Chemistry
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Inorg. Chem., 2017, 56 (15), pp 8627–8643
DOI: 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.6b02911

Luminescent Cyclometalated Gold(III) Alkyl Complexes: Photophysical and Photochemical Properties
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Inorg. Chem., 2017, 56 (9), pp 5046–5059
DOI: 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.7b00180

The Promise of Self-Assembled 3D Supramolecular Coordination Complexes for Biomedical Applications
Inorg. Chem., 2017, 56 (24), pp 14715–14729
DOI: 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.7b02599

From Positive to Negative Zero-Field Splitting in a Series of Strongly Magnetically Anisotropic Mononuclear Metal Complexes
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Inorg. Chem., 2017, 56 (24), pp 14809–14822
DOI: 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.7b01861

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Journal of Medicinal Chemistry

The Essential Medicinal Chemistry of Curcumin
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J. Med. Chem., 2017, 60 (5), pp 1620–1637
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jmedchem.6b00975

Synthetic Approaches to the New Drugs Approved During 2015
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J. Med. Chem., 2017, 60 (15), pp 6480–6515
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jmedchem.7b00010

Discovery of a First-in-Class Receptor Interacting Protein 1 (RIP1) Kinase Specific Clinical Candidate (GSK2982772) for the Treatment of Inflammatory Diseases
J. Med. Chem., 2017, 60 (4), pp 1247–1261
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jmedchem.6b01751

A Versatile Method to Determine the Cellular Bioavailability of Small-Molecule Inhibitors
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J. Med. Chem., 2017, 60 (1), pp 157–169
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jmedchem.6b00923

How Big Is Too Big for Cell Permeability?
J. Med. Chem., 2017, 60 (5), pp 1662–1664
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jmedchem.7b00237

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Journal of Natural Products

Fungal Identification Using Molecular Tools: A Primer for the Natural Products Research Community
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J. Nat. Prod., 2017, 80 (3), pp 756–770
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jnatprod.6b01085

The Bengamides: A Mini-Review of Natural Sources, Analogues, Biological Properties, Biosynthetic Origins, and Future Prospects
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J. Nat. Prod., 2017, 80 (3), pp 740–755
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jnatprod.6b00970

The Berkeleylactones, Antibiotic Macrolides from Fungal Coculture
J. Nat. Prod., 2017, 80 (4), pp 1150–1160
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jnatprod.7b00133

Bioinspired Indole Prenylation Reactions in Water
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J. Nat. Prod., 2017, 80 (8), pp 2371–2378
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jnatprod.7b00464

Antineoplastic Agents. 603. Quinstatins: Exceptional Cancer Cell Growth Inhibitors
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J. Nat. Prod., 2017, 80 (3), pp 692–698
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jnatprod.6b01006

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The Journal of Organic Chemistry

Removal of Triphenylphosphine Oxide by Precipitation with Zinc Chloride in Polar Solvents
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J. Org. Chem., 2017, 82 (19), pp 9931–9936
DOI: 10.1021/acs.joc.7b00459

Natural Products and Their Mimics as Targets of Opportunity for Discovery
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J. Org. Chem., 2017, 82 (20), pp 10757–10794
DOI: 10.1021/acs.joc.7b01368

The Difference a Single Atom Can Make: Synthesis and Design at the Chemistry–Biology Interface
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J. Org. Chem., 2017, 82 (23), pp 11961–11980
DOI: 10.1021/acs.joc.7b02088

Chlorophyll-Catalyzed Visible-Light-Mediated Synthesis of Tetrahydroquinolines from N,N-Dimethylanilines and Maleimides
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J. Org. Chem., 2017, 82 (4), pp 1888–1894
DOI: 10.1021/acs.joc.6b03034

Aliphatic C–H Bond Iodination by a N-Iodoamide and Isolation of an Elusive N-Amidyl Radical
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J. Org. Chem., 2017, 82 (14), pp 7093–7100
DOI: 10.1021/acs.joc.7b00557

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Molecular Pharmaceutics

Lipid–Drug Conjugate for Enhancing Drug Delivery
This article is part of the Bioconjugate Therapeutics special issue.
Mol. Pharmaceutics, 2017, 14 (5), pp 1325–1338
DOI: 10.1021/acs.molpharmaceut.6b01027

Tracking Antibody Distribution with Near-Infrared Fluorescent Dyes: Impact of Dye Structure and Degree of Labeling on Plasma Clearance
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Mol. Pharmaceutics, 2017, 14 (5), pp 1623–1633
DOI: 10.1021/acs.molpharmaceut.6b01091

Encapsulation of Ibuprofen in CD-MOF and Related Bioavailability Studies
Mol. Pharmaceutics, 2017, 14 (5), pp 1831–1839
DOI: 10.1021/acs.molpharmaceut.7b00168

Clinically Relevant Multidrug Transporters Are Regulated by microRNAs along the Human Intestine
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Mol. Pharmaceutics, 2017, 14 (7), pp 2245–2253
DOI: 10.1021/acs.molpharmaceut.7b00076

Biocompatible Injectable Hydrogel with Potent Wound Healing and Antibacterial Properties
Mol. Pharmaceutics, 2017, 14 (4), pp 1218–1230
DOI: 10.1021/acs.molpharmaceut.6b01104

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Organic Letters

Synthetic Study toward Total Synthesis of (±)-Germine: Synthesis of (±)-4-Methylenegermine
Org. Lett., 2017, 19 (19), pp 5150–5153
DOI: 10.1021/acs.orglett.7b02434

Enantioselective Total Synthesis of (+)-Sieboldine A
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Org. Lett., 2017, 19 (2), pp 320–323
DOI: 10.1021/acs.orglett.6b03416

B(C6F5)3-Catalyzed Michael Reactions: Aromatic C–H as Nucleophiles
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Org. Lett., 2017, 19 (10), pp 2568–2571
DOI: 10.1021/acs.orglett.7b00720

Enantioselective Synthesis of (−)-Acetylapoaranotin
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Org. Lett., 2017, 19 (7), pp 1698–1701
DOI: 10.1021/acs.orglett.7b00418

Pd-Catalyzed Ortho C–H Hydroxylation of Benzaldehydes Using a Transient Directing Group
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Org. Lett., 2017, 19 (23), pp 6280–6283
DOI: 10.1021/acs.orglett.7b02906

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Organic Process Research & Development

BMS-663068: Another Quiet Victory for Chemistry
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Org. Process Res. Dev., 2017, 21 (8), pp 1091–1094
DOI: 10.1021/acs.oprd.7b00208

General Principles and Strategies for Salting-Out Informed by the Hofmeister Series
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Org. Process Res. Dev., 2017, 21 (9), pp 1355–1370
DOI: 10.1021/acs.oprd.7b00197

One-Step Continuous Flow Synthesis of Antifungal WHO Essential Medicine Flucytosine Using Fluorine
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Org. Process Res. Dev., 2017, 21 (2), pp 273–276
DOI: 10.1021/acs.oprd.6b00420

Some Items of Interest to Process R&D Chemists and Engineers
Org. Process Res. Dev., 2017, 21 (6), pp 789–799
DOI: 10.1021/acs.oprd.7b00193

Simple and Versatile Laboratory Scale CSTR for Multiphasic Continuous-Flow Chemistry and Long Residence Times
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Org. Process Res. Dev., 2017, 21 (9), pp 1294–1301
DOI: 10.1021/acs.oprd.7b00173

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Organometallics

Synthesis, Reactivity, and Catalytic Applications of Isolable (NHC)Cu(CHF2) Complexes
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Organometallics, 2017, 36 (7), pp 1220–1223
DOI: 10.1021/acs.organomet.7b00025

A New Mode of Operation of Pd-NHC Systems Studied in a Catalytic Mizoroki–Heck Reaction
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Organometallics, 2017, 36 (10), pp 1981–1992
DOI: 10.1021/acs.organomet.7b00184

Toxicity of Metal Compounds: Knowledge and Myths
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Organometallics, 2017, 36 (21), pp 4071–4090
DOI: 10.1021/acs.organomet.7b00605

Evaluating 1,1′-Bis(phosphino)ferrocene Ancillary Ligand Variants in the Nickel-Catalyzed C–N Cross-Coupling of (Hetero)aryl Chlorides
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Organometallics, 2017, 36 (3), pp 679–686
DOI: 10.1021/acs.organomet.6b00885

Flipping the Oxidation State Formalism: Charge Distribution in Organometallic Complexes As Reported by Carbon Monoxide
Organometallics, 2017, 36 (3), pp 622–631
DOI: 10.1021/acs.organomet.6b00820