Discover the Most-Read Analytical Chemistry Articles of March 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 March 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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ACS Earth and Space Chemistry

Ab Initio Thermodynamics of Hydrated Calcium Carbonates and Calcium Analogues of Magnesium Carbonates: Implications for Carbonate Crystallization Pathways
ACS Earth Space Chem., 2018, 2 (3), pp 210–224
DOI: 10.1021/acsearthspacechem.7b00101

Aqueous Phase Photo-oxidation of Brown Carbon Nitrophenols: Reaction Kinetics, Mechanism, and Evolution of Light Absorption
ACS Earth Space Chem., 2018, 2 (3), pp 225–234
DOI: 10.1021/acsearthspacechem.7b00123

Composition of Size-Resolved Aged Boreal Fire Aerosols: Brown Carbon, Biomass Burning Tracers, and Reduced Nitrogen
ACS Earth Space Chem., 2018, 2 (3), pp 278–285
DOI: 10.1021/acsearthspacechem.7b00137

DFT Studies on the Water-Assisted Synergistic Proton Dissociation Mechanism for the Spontaneous Hydrolysis Reaction of Al3+ in Aqueous Solution
ACS Earth Space Chem., 2018, 2 (3), pp 269–277
DOI: 10.1021/acsearthspacechem.7b00142

Effect of Photolysis on Absorption and Fluorescence Spectra of Light-Absorbing Secondary Organic Aerosols
ACS Earth Space Chem., 2018, 2 (3), pp 235–245
DOI: 10.1021/acsearthspacechem.7b00153


ACS Sensors

In Situ Construction of Protein-Based Semisynthetic Biosensors
ACS Sens., 2018, 3 (3), pp 527–539
DOI: 10.1021/acssensors.7b00894

A Glimpse into the Future of Sensing
ACS Sens., 2018, 3 (3), pp 519–519
DOI: 10.1021/acssensors.8b00177

Developing Microfluidic Sensing Devices Using 3D Printing
ACS Sens., 2018, 3 (3), pp 522–526
DOI: 10.1021/acssensors.8b00079

Electrochemical Biosensor Using DNA Embedded Phosphorothioate Modified RNA for Mercury Ion Determination
ACS Sens., 2018, 3 (3), pp 624–631
DOI: 10.1021/acssensors.7b00892

Exciton–Plasmon Interaction between AuNPs/Graphene Nanohybrids and CdS Quantum Dots/TiO2 for Photoelectrochemical Aptasensing of Prostate-Specific Antigen
ACS Sens., 2018, 3 (3), pp 632–639
DOI: 10.1021/acssensors.7b0089


Analytical Chemistry

A Smart DNA Tweezer for Detection of Human Telomerase Activity
Anal. Chem., 2018, 90 (5), pp 3521–3530
DOI: 10.1021/acs.analchem.7b05373

Activatable Near-Infrared Fluorescent Probe for Dipeptidyl Peptidase IV and Its Bioimaging Applications in Living Cells and Animals
Anal. Chem., 2018, 90 (6), pp 3965–3973
DOI: 10.1021/acs.analchem.7b04957

Alkyne–DNA-Functionalized Alloyed Au/Ag Nanospheres for Ratiometric Surface-Enhanced Raman Scattering Imaging Assay of Endonuclease Activity in Live Cells
Anal. Chem., 2018, 90 (6), pp 3898–3905
DOI: 10.1021/acs.analchem.7b04735

Dynamic Nuclear Polarization Opens New Perspectives for NMR Spectroscopy in Analytical Chemistry
Anal. Chem., 2018, 90 (6), pp 3639–3650
DOI: 10.1021/acs.analchem.7b05236

METLIN: A Technology Platform for Identifying Knowns and Unknowns
Anal. Chem., 2018, 90 (5), pp 3156–3164
DOI: 10.1021/acs.analchem.7b04424


Chemical Research in Toxicology

Analysis of Urinary Eicosanoids by LC–MS/MS Reveals Alterations in the Metabolic Profile after Smoking Cessation
Chem. Res. Toxicol., 2018, 31 (3), pp 176–182
DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemrestox.7b00276

Application of in Vitro T Cell Assay Using Human Leukocyte Antigen-Typed Healthy Donors for the Assessment of Drug Immunogenicity
Chem. Res. Toxicol., 2018, 31 (3), pp 165–167
DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemrestox.8b00030

Influence of UGT2B10 Genotype on Urinary Excretion of 4-(Methylnitrosamino)-1-(3-pyridyl)-1-butanol-N-glucuronide by African American Smokers
Chem. Res. Toxicol., 2018, 31 (3), pp 168–175
DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemrestox.7b00264

Quasi-SMILES-Based Nano-Quantitative Structure–Activity Relationship Model to Predict the Cytotoxicity of Multiwalled Carbon Nanotubes to Human Lung Cells
Chem. Res. Toxicol., 2018, 31 (3), pp 183–190
DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemrestox.7b00303

Trans Lipid Library: Synthesis of Docosahexaenoic Acid (DHA) Monotrans Isomers and Regioisomer Identification in DHA-Containing Supplements
Chem. Res. Toxicol., 2018, 31 (3), pp 191–200
DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemrestox.8b00021


Environmental Science & Technology

“New” Reactive Nitrogen Chemistry Reshapes the Relationship of Ozone to Its Precursors
Environ. Sci. Technol., 2018, 52 (5), pp 2810–2818
DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.7b05771

Closing Microplastic Pathways Before They Open: A Model Approach
Environ. Sci. Technol., 2018, 52 (6), pp 3340–3341
DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.8b00961

Complex Air Pollution Mixtures Formed by Irradiation of Hydrocarbons Elicit an Array of Toxicological Responses
Environ. Sci. Technol., 2018, 52 (5), pp 2429–2431
DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.7b04857

Concentrations and Migratabilities of Hazardous Elements in Second-Hand Children’s Plastic toys
Open access through ACS Editors’ Choice
Environ. Sci. Technol., 2018, 52 (5), pp 3110–3116
DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.7b04685

Environmental Risks and Challenges Associated with Neonicotinoid Insecticides
Environ. Sci. Technol., 2018, 52 (6), pp 3329–3335
DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.7b06388


Environmental Science & Technology Letters

A Quantitative Model for the Coupled Kinetics of Arsenic Adsorption/Desorption and Oxidation on Manganese Oxides
Environ. Sci. Technol. Lett., 2018, 5 (3), pp 175–180
DOI: 10.1021/acs.estlett.8b00058

Adverse Effects of Triclosan and Binary Mixtures with 17β-Estradiol on Testicular Development and Reproduction in Japanese Medaka (Oryzias latipes) at Environmentally Relevant Concentrations
Environ. Sci. Technol. Lett., 2018, 5 (3), pp 136–141
DOI: 10.1021/acs.estlett.8b00003

Aerosol Liquid Water Driven by Anthropogenic Inorganic Salts: Implying Its Key Role in Haze Formation over the North China Plain
Environ. Sci. Technol. Lett., 2018, 5 (3), pp 160–166
DOI: 10.1021/acs.estlett.8b00021

Back Conversion from Product to Parent: Methyl Triclosan to Triclosan in Plants
Environ. Sci. Technol. Lett., 2018, 5 (3), pp 181–185
DOI: 10.1021/acs.estlett.8b00071

CO2 Mineral Sequestration in Naturally Porous Basalt
Environ. Sci. Technol. Lett., 2018, 5 (3), pp 142–147
DOI: 10.1021/acs.estlett.8b00047


Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry

Antioxidant Protection of Nobiletin, 5-Demethylnobiletin, Tangeretin, and 5-Demethyltangeretin from Citrus Peel in Saccharomyces cerevisiae
J. Agric. Food Chem., 2018, 66 (12), pp 3155–3160
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jafc.8b00509

Antioxidants: Differing Meanings in Food Science and Health Science
J. Agric. Food Chem., 2018, 66 (12), pp 3063–3068
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jafc.7b05830

Correction to The Chemical Reaction of Glutathione and trans-2-Hexenal in Grape Juice Media To Form Wine Aroma Precursors: The Impact of pH, Temperature, and Sulfur Dioxide
J. Agric. Food Chem., 2018, 66 (11), pp 3046–3046
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jafc.8b00984

Effect of Abscission Zone Formation on Orange (Citrus sinensis) Fruit/Juice Quality for Trees Affected by Huanglongbing (HLB)
Open access through ACS Editors’ Choice
J. Agric. Food Chem., 2018, 66 (11), pp 2877–2890
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jafc.7b05635

Generation of 2-Furfurylthiol by Carbon–Sulfur Lyase from the Baijiu Yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae G20
J. Agric. Food Chem., 2018, 66 (9), pp 2114–2120
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jafc.7b06125


Journal of Proteome Research

A Comparison of Common Mass Spectrometry Approaches for Paleoproteomics
J. Proteome Res., 2018, 17 (3), pp 936–945
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jproteome.7b00703

Comparative Proteomic Analysis of Exosomes and Microvesicles in Human Saliva for Lung Cancer
J. Proteome Res., 2018, 17 (3), pp 1101–1107
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jproteome.7b00770

Filter-Based Protein Digestion (FPD): A Detergent-Free and Scaffold-Based Strategy for TMT Workflows
J. Proteome Res., 2018, 17 (3), pp 1227–1234
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jproteome.7b00840

Glutaredoxin-1 Silencing Induces Cell Senescence via p53/p21/p16 Signaling Axis
Open access through ACS AuthorChoice
J. Proteome Res., 2018, 17 (3), pp 1091–1100
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jproteome.7b00761

Integrity of Glycosylation Processing of a Glycan-Depleted Trimeric HIV-1 Immunogen Targeting Key B-Cell Lineages
J. Proteome Res., 2018, 17 (3), pp 987–999
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jproteome.7b00639


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