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From Biosensors to Drug Delivery and Tissue Engineering: Open Biomaterials Research

In collaboration with six ACS journals, ACS Omega announces the launch of its latest Virtual Issue, From Biosensors to Drug Delivery and Tissue Engineering: Open Biomaterials Research.

The theme of Biomaterials is intrinsically cross-disciplinary. Therefore, the continuous exchange of information among researchers of different backgrounds – whether in the medical, engineering, materials, physical or chemical sciences – is crucial. Freely accessible research cuts across the boundaries of disciplines and allows a much greater circulation of ideas and results.

This Virtual Issue showcases an outstanding collection of high-quality, impactful, free-to-read articles published in ACS Omega, ACS Applied Bio Materials, ACS Applied Polymer Materials, ACS Biomaterials Science & Engineering, ACS Macro Letters, Biomacromolecules and Macromolecules.

Topics discussed in this collection include the 3D-printing of structure-controlled antigen nanoparticles for vaccine delivery, the elasticity and viscosity of DNA liquid crystals, intelligent nanoparticle-based dressings for bacterial wound infections, and more.

Explore the Virtual Issue

Discover the Most-Read Chemistry Articles of January 2022

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 were published in each ACS Publications journal during 2021, including papers, reviews, perspectives, and editorial pieces. These lists were not chosen by the journals’ editors and should not be taken as a “best of” list, but as another perspective on what newly published research attracted the most attention in a particular month.

Click on your favorite journal below to see their most-read articles that were published in January of 2022.


Accounts of Chemical Research

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Disrupting Crystal Growth through Molecular Recognition: Designer Therapies for Kidney Stone Prevention
DOI: 10.1021/acs.accounts.1c00631

Opportunities and Challenges in mRNA Therapeutics
This article is part of the mRNA Therapeutics special issue.
DOI: 10.1021/acs.accounts.1c00739

Selectivity in Electrochemical CO2 Reduction
DOI: 10.1021/acs.accounts.1c00678

How Do Biomolecules Cross the Cell Membrane?
DOI: 10.1021/acs.accounts.1c00560

Recent Advances in First-Principles Based Molecular Dynamics
This article is part of the Direct Dynamics of Chemical Processes and Pathways special issue.
Open Access

DOI: 10.1021/acs.accounts.1c00503


Accounts of Material Research

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Nanoengineering of Curved Supramolecular Polymers: Toward Single-Chain Mesoscale Materials
DOI: 10.1021/accountsmr.1c00241

PGM-Free Oxygen-Reduction Catalyst Development for Proton-Exchange Membrane Fuel Cells: Challenges, Solutions, and Promises
DOI: 10.1021/accountsmr.1c00226

Electrospun Nanofibers Enabled Advanced Lithium–Sulfur Batteries
DOI: 10.1021/accountsmr.1c00198

Carbon-Dot-Enhanced Electrocatalytic Hydrogen Evolution
DOI: 10.1021/accountsmr.1c00194

Plasmonic Core–Shell Materials: Synthesis, Spectroscopic Characterization, and Photocatalytic Applications
DOI: 10.1021/accountsmr.1c00217


ACS Agricultural Science & Technology
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Shaping and Tuning Lighting Conditions in Controlled Environment Agriculture: A Review
DOI: 10.1021/acsagscitech.1c00241

Influence of Particle Size and Shapes on the Antifungal Activities of Greener Nanostructured Copper against Penicillium italicum
DOI: 10.1021/acsagscitech.1c00102

CRISPR/Cas System: Applications and Prospects for Maize Improvement
DOI: 10.1021/acsagscitech.1c00253

A New Era in Herbicide-Tolerant Crops Development by Targeted Genome Editing
DOI: 10.1021/acsagscitech.1c00254

Sustainable Green Chemistry: Water-Soluble Ozonized Biochar Molecules To Unlock Phosphorus from Insoluble Phosphate Materials
DOI: 10.1021/acsagscitech.1c00160


ACS Applied Bio Materials

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Vimentin Intermediate Filaments Mediate Cell Morphology on Viscoelastic Substrates
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acsabm.1c01046

Antibody-Functionalized Carnauba Wax Nanoparticles to Target Breast Cancer Cells
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acsabm.1c01090

Temperature-Responsive Nano-Biomaterials from Genetically Encoded Farnesylated Disordered Proteins
This article is part of the Early Career Forum special issue.
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acsabm.1c01162

Recent Advances in Aptamer-Based Liquid Biopsy
DOI: 10.1021/acsabm.1c01202

Smart Strategies for Precise Delivery of CRISPR/Cas9 in Genome Editing
DOI: 10.1021/acsabm.1c01112


ACS Applied Electronic Materials

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Effect of Positional Disorders on Charge Transport in Nanocrystal Quantum Dot Thin Films
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acsaelm.1c01011

Printed Copper Grid Transparent Conducting Electrodes for Organic Light-Emitting Diodes
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acsaelm.1c01116

Skin-Inspired Flexible and Stretchable Electrospun Carbon Nanofiber Sensors for Neuromorphic Sensing
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acsaelm.1c01010

Negative Piezoelectric Coefficient in Ferromagnetic 1H-LaBr2 Monolayer
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acsaelm.1c01214

High Mobility Cd3As2(112) on GaAs(001) Substrates Grown via Molecular Beam Epitaxy
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acsaelm.1c01126


ACS Applied Energy Materials

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Mitigating Interfacial Mismatch between Lithium Metal and Garnet-Type Solid Electrolyte by Depositing Metal Nitride Lithiophilic Interlayer
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acsaem.1c03157

Direct Patterning of CsPbBr3 Nanocrystals via Electron-Beam Lithography
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acsaem.1c03091

Concentrated LiFSI–Ethylene Carbonate Electrolytes and Their Compatibility with High-Capacity and High-Voltage Electrodes
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acsaem.1c03096

Designing Polyurethane Solid Polymer Electrolytes for High-Temperature Lithium Metal Batteries
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acsaem.1c02942

Effect of the Ancillary Ligand on the Performance of Heteroleptic Cu(I) Diimine Complexes as Dyes in Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acsaem.1c02778


ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces

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Drastic Reduction of the Solid Electrolyte–Electrode Interface Resistance via Annealing in Battery Form
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acsami.1c17945

Polycationic HA/CpG Nanoparticles Induce Cross-Protective Influenza Immunity in Mice
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acsami.1c19192

Drastic Reduction of the Solid Electrolyte–Electrode Interface Resistance via Annealing in Battery Form
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acsami.1c17945

MXene-Coated Membranes for Autonomous Solar-Driven Desalination
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acsami.1c20653

Facile and Versatile Method for Micropatterning Poly(acrylamide) Hydrogels Using Photocleavable Comonomers
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acsami.1c17901


ACS Applied Nano Materials

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Near-Infrared-Triggered Reversible Transformations of Gold Nanorod-Laden Lipid Assemblies: Implications for Cellular Delivery
DOI: 10.1021/acsanm.1c03447

In Vitro and Ex Vivo Investigation of the Effects of Polydopamine Nanoparticle Size on Their Antioxidant and Photothermal Properties: Implications for Biomedical Applications
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acsanm.1c04536

Metal Sulfide Thin Films with Tunable Nanoporosity for Photocatalytic Applications
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acsanm.1c04206

All-Inkjet-Printed Graphene-Gated Organic Electrochemical Transistors on Polymeric Foil as Highly Sensitive Enzymatic Biosensors
DOI: 10.1021/acsanm.1c04434

Stretchable Photodetectors Based on Electrospun Polymer/Perovskite Composite Nanofibers
DOI: 10.1021/acsanm.1c03875


ACS Applied Polymer Materials

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Utilizing Reclaimed Petroleum Waste to Synthesize Water-Soluble Polysulfides for Selective Heavy Metal Binding and Detection
DOI: 10.1021/acsapm.1c01536

Fundamentals and Applications of Polymer Brushes in Air
This article is part of the Early Career Forum special issue.
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acsapm.1c01615

A pH-Responsive Liquid Crystal Hydrogel Actuator with Calcium-Induced Reprogrammable Shape Fixing
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acsapm.1c01686

Polyelectrolyte Complex Hollow Fiber Membranes Prepared via Aqueous Phase Separation
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acsapm.1c01464

Polymer Composites with Cork Particles Functionalized by Surface Polymerization for Fused Deposition Modeling
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acsapm.1c01632


ACS Bio & Med Chem Au

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Molecular Aspects of Insulin Aggregation and Various Therapeutic Interventions
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acsbiomedchemau.1c00054

Identification of Natural Product Sulfuretin Derivatives as Inhibitors for the Endoplasmic Reticulum Redox Protein ERO1α
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acsbiomedchemau.1c00062

Functional Diversity of HemN-like Proteins
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acsbiomedchemau.1c00058

Exosome-Encased Nucleic Acid Scaffold Chemotherapeutic Agents for Superior Anti-Tumor and Anti-Angiogenesis Activity
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acsbiomedchemau.1c00030

Cobalamin-Dependent Radical S-Adenosylmethionine Enzymes: Capitalizing on Old Motifs for New Functions
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acsbiomedchemau.1c00051


ACS Biomaterials Science & Engineering

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Rational Designs at the Forefront of Mitochondria-Targeted Gene Delivery: Recent Progress and Future Perspectives
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acsbiomaterials.1c01114

Nested Formation of Calcium Carbonate Polymorphs in a Bacterial Surface Membrane with a Graded Nanoconfinement: An Evolutionary Strategy to Ensure Bacterial Survival
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acsbiomaterials.1c01280

Hydrogel-Based Fiber Biofabrication Techniques for Skeletal Muscle Tissue Engineering
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acsbiomaterials.1c01145

Nanotechnology-Based Approaches to Promote Lymph Node Targeted Delivery of Cancer Vaccines
DOI: 10.1021/acsbiomaterials.1c01274

Influence of Liver Extracellular Matrix in Predicting Drug-Induced Liver Injury: An Alternate Paradigm
DOI: 10.1021/acsbiomaterials.1c00994


ACS Catalysis

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Selective Reduction of Carboxylic Acids to Alcohols in the Presence of Alcohols by a Dual Bulky Transition-Metal Complex/Lewis Acid Catalyst
DOI: 10.1021/acscatal.1c04392

Bismuth Redox Catalysis: An Emerging Main-Group Platform for Organic Synthesis
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acscatal.1c04897

Defunctionalization of sp3 C–Heteroatom and sp3 C–C Bonds Enabled by Photoexcited Triplet Ketone Catalysts
DOI: 10.1021/acscatal.1c05329

Radical Cascade Multicomponent Minisci Reactions with Diazo Compounds
DOI: 10.1021/acscatal.1c05611

Cationic DABCO-Based Catalyst for Site-Selective C–H Alkylation via Photoinduced Hydrogen-Atom Transfer
DOI: 10.1021/acscatal.1c05484


ACS Central Science

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NP Analyst: An Open Online Platform for Compound Activity Mapping
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acscentsci.1c01108

Design of Polymeric Zwitterionic Solid Electrolytes with Superionic Lithium Transport
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acscentsci.1c01260

Bone-Specific Enhancement of Antibody Therapy for Breast Cancer Metastasis to Bone
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acscentsci.1c01024

Depinning of Multiphase Fluid Using Light and Photo-Responsive Surfactants
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acscentsci.1c01127

Between Science and Big Business: Tapping Mary Jane’s Uncharted Potential
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acscentsci.1c01100


ACS Chemical Biology

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Chemically Modified mocRNAs for Highly Efficient Protein Expression in Mammalian Cells
This article is part of the Young Investigators special issue.
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acschembio.1c00569

Repurposing the Damage Repair Protein Methyl Guanine Methyl Transferase as a Ligand Inducible Fusion Degron
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acschembio.1c00771

A Useful Guide to Lectin Binding: Machine-Learning Directed Annotation of 57 Unique Lectin Specificities
This article is part of the Chemical Glycobiology special issue.
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acschembio.1c00689

Discovery of Non-Cysteine-Targeting Covalent Inhibitors by Activity-Based Proteomic Screening with a Cysteine-Reactive Probe
DOI: 10.1021/acschembio.1c00824

Quantitative Measurement of Cytosolic and Nuclear Penetration of Oligonucleotide Therapeutics
DOI: 10.1021/acschembio.1c00830


ACS Chemical Health & Safety

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Safe Handling of Cannulas and Needles in Chemistry Laboratories
DOI: 10.1021/acs.chas.1c00069

Effectiveness of N95 Masks against SARS-CoV-2: Performance Efficiency, Concerns, and Future Directions
DOI: 10.1021/acs.chas.1c00016

Chemical Management: Storage and Inventory in Research Laboratories
DOI: 10.1021/acs.chas.1c00086

Review of the Performance, Selection, and Use of Gloves for Chemical Protection
DOI: 10.1021/acs.chas.1c00084

How Risk-Informed Decisions Can Fail: Lessons from a Nuclear Power Plant Incident
This article is part of the Process Safety from Bench to Pilot to Plant special issue.
DOI: 10.1021/acs.chas.1c00039


ACS Chemical Neuroscience

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Investigating the Therapeutic Potential of LSD1 Enzyme Activity-Specific Inhibition by TAK-418 for Social and Memory Deficits in Rodent Disease Models
This article is part of the Epigenetics 2022 special issue.
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acschemneuro.1c00713

Semax, a Synthetic Regulatory Peptide, Affects Copper-Induced Abeta Aggregation and Amyloid Formation in Artificial Membrane Models
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acschemneuro.1c00707

Development of 11C-Labeled ASEM Analogues for the Detection of Neuronal Nicotinic Acetylcholine Receptors (α7-nAChR)
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acschemneuro.1c00730

Evaluation of Urea-Based Inhibitors of the Dopamine Transporter Using the Experimental Autoimmune Encephalomyelitis Model of Multiple Sclerosis
DOI: 10.1021/acschemneuro.1c00647

Distinct Binding Mechanisms for Allosteric Sodium Ion in Cannabinoid Receptors
DOI: 10.1021/acschemneuro.1c00760


ACS Earth and Space Chemistry

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Experimental Annealing of Zircon: Influence of Inclusions on Stability, Intracrystalline Melt Migration, Common Lead Leaching, and Permeability to Fluids
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acsearthspacechem.1c00212

Climatic Controls on a Holocene Mercury Stable Isotope Sediment Record of Lake Titicaca
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acsearthspacechem.1c00304

Infrared Spectroscopy and Photochemistry of Anthracoronene in Cosmic Water Ice
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acsearthspacechem.1c00337

Tight Coupling of Surface and In-Plant Biochemistry and Convection Governs Key Fine Particulate Components over the Amazon Rainforest
DOI: 10.1021/acsearthspacechem.1c00356

Alternative Approach for the In Situ Measurement of Absorption Enhancement of Atmospheric Black Carbon Due to Atmospheric Mixing
DOI: 10.1021/acsearthspacechem.1c00362


ACS Energy Letters

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Benchmarking Fuel Cell Electrocatalysts Using Gas Diffusion Electrodes: Inter-lab Comparison and Best Practices
DOI: 10.1021/acsenergylett.1c02659

Symmetry-Breaking Charge Separation in Molecular Constructs for Efficient Light Energy Conversion
DOI: 10.1021/acsenergylett.1c02412

Emerging Era of Electrolyte Solvation Structure and Interfacial Model in Batteries
DOI: 10.1021/acsenergylett.1c02425

What Happens to Halide Perovskite Nanocrystals on TEM Grids upon Year-Long Ambient Storage? Surface Ligands versus Crystal Stability
DOI: 10.1021/acsenergylett.1c02640

Hybrid Plasmonic Nanomaterials for Hydrogen Generation and Carbon Dioxide Reduction
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acsenergylett.1c02241


ACS Engineering Au

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Quantum Computing and Simulations for Energy Applications: Review and Perspective
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acsengineeringau.1c00033

Sustainability Challenges and Opportunities in Pectin Extraction from Fruit Waste
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acsengineeringau.1c00025

Optimization of Slurry Loop Reactors by Understanding the Complex Mesoscale Structure of Liquid–Solid Flow
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acsengineeringau.1c00032

Challenges Facing Sustainable Visible Light Induced Degradation of Poly- and Perfluoroalkyls (PFA) in Water: A Critical Review
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acsengineeringau.1c00031

Innovative Green Way to Design Biobased Electrospun Fibers from Wheat Gluten and These Fibers’ Potential as Absorbents of Biofluids
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acsenvironau.1c00049


ACS Environmental Au

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Innovative Green Way to Design Biobased Electrospun Fibers from Wheat Gluten and These Fibers’ Potential as Absorbents of Biofluids
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acsenvironau.1c00049

ACS Environmental AuGo Green and Go for Gold!
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acsenvironau.1c00062


ACS Environmental Science & Technology Water

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Comparison of RT-qPCR and RT-dPCR Platforms for the Trace Detection of SARS-CoV-2 RNA in Wastewater
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acsestwater.1c00387

Operational Constraints of Detecting SARS-CoV-2 on Passive Samplers using Electronegative Filters: A Kinetic and Equilibrium Analysis
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acsestwater.1c00441

Pathogen Peak “Averaging” in Potable Reuse Systems: Lessons Learned from Wastewater Surveillance of SARS-CoV-2
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acsestwater.1c00378

Combining Experimental Sorption Parameters with QSAR to Predict Neonicotinoid and Transformation Product Sorption to Carbon Nanotubes and Granular Activated Carbon
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acsestwater.1c00492

Rapid Removal of Poly- and Perfluoroalkyl Substances with Quaternized Wood Pulp
DOI: 10.1021/acsestwater.1c00396


ACS ES&T Engineering

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Microinteraction Analysis between Heavy Metals and Coexisting Phases in Heavy Metal Containing Solid Wastes
DOI: 10.1021/acsestengg.1c00343

Demonstration of Hollow Fiber Membrane-Based Enclosed Space Air Remediation for Capture of an Aerosolized Synthetic SARS-CoV-2 Mimic and Pseudovirus Particles
DOI: 10.1021/acsestengg.1c00369

The First Year of ACS ES&T Engineering
DOI: 10.1021/acsestengg.1c00498

Graphitic Carbon Nitride for Photoelectrochemical Detection of Environmental Pollutants
DOI: 10.1021/acsestengg.1c00337

An Investigation of Thermal Air Degradation and Pyrolysis of Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances and Aqueous Film-Forming Foams in Soil
DOI: 10.1021/acsestengg.1c00335


ACS Food Science & Technology

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Monitoring of Sangiovese Red Wine Chemical and Sensory Parameters along One-Year Aging in Different Tank Materials and Glass Bottle
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acsfoodscitech.1c00329

Complexed Biopolymer of Whey Protein and Carboxymethyl Cellulose to Enhance the Chemical Stability of Lemon Oil-in-Water Emulsions
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acsfoodscitech.1c00274

Challenges of the Food Science and Technology Community
DOI: 10.1021/acsfoodscitech.1c00447

Effect of Pasteurization on Raw Almond (Prunus dulcis) Oxidation during Storage
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acsfoodscitech.1c00376

Synergic Antioxidant Effects of the Essential Oil Component -Terpinene on High-Temperature Oil Oxidation
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acsfoodscitech.1c00399


ACS Infectious Diseases

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Generating Uniformly Cross-Reactive Ebolavirus spp. Anti-nucleoprotein Nanobodies to Facilitate Forward Capable Detection Strategies
DOI: 10.1021/acsinfecdis.1c00478

Synergistic Effects of Phage–Antibiotic Combinations against Citrobacter amalonaticus
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acsinfecdis.1c00117

Peroxide Antimalarial Drugs Target Redox Homeostasis in Plasmodium falciparum Infected Red Blood Cells
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acsinfecdis.1c00550

Fingerprints of Element Concentrations in Infective Endocarditis Obtained by Mass Spectrometric Imaging and t-Distributed Stochastic Neighbor Embedding
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acsinfecdis.1c00485

Development of Inhibitors of SAICAR Synthetase (PurC) from Mycobacterium abscessus Using a Fragment-Based Approach
DOI: 10.1021/acsinfecdis.1c00432


ACS Macro Letters

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Unidirectional Perpendicularly Aligned Lamella-Structured Oligosaccharide (A) ABA Triblock Elastomer (B) Thin Films Utilizing Triazolium+/TFSI Ionic Nanochannels
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acsmacrolett.1c00712

Microglial Immunoregulation by Apoptotic Cellular Membrane Mimetic Polymeric Particles
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acsmacrolett.1c00643

Rapid Online Analysis of Photopolymerization Kinetics and Molecular Weight Using Diffusion NMR
DOI: 10.1021/acsmacrolett.1c00719

In Situ Supramolecular Polymerization of Micellar Nanoobjects Induced by Polymerization
DOI: 10.1021/acsmacrolett.1c00625

Highly Reactive Cyclic Carbonates with a Fused Ring toward Functionalizable and Recyclable Polycarbonates
DOI: 10.1021/acsmacrolett.1c00653


ACS Materials Au

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Encapsulation and Stability Testing of Perovskite Solar Cells for Real Life Applications
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acsmaterialsau.1c00045

Synthesis and Characterization of BaSO4–CaCO3–Alginate Nanocomposite Materials as Contrast Agents for Fine Vascular Imaging
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acsmaterialsau.1c00070

Antimicrobial Nitric Oxide-Releasing Electrospun Dressings for Wound Healing Applications
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acsmaterialsau.1c00056

Microfluidic Production of Monodisperse Biopolymer Microcapsules for Latent Heat Storage
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acsmaterialsau.1c00068

Magic-Size Semiconductor Nanostructures: Where Does the Magic Come from?
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acsmaterialsau.1c00075


ACS Materials Letters

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Multielectron Organic Redoxmers for Energy-Dense Redox Flow Batteries
DOI: 10.1021/acsmaterialslett.1c00668

Photoexfoliation Synthesis of 2D Materials
DOI: 10.1021/acsmaterialslett.1c00651

Dramatically Enhanced X-ray Scintillation of BODIPY via Sensitization by an Organic Metal Halide
DOI: 10.1021/acsmaterialslett.1c00725

Elaborating Nitrogen and Oxygen Dopants Configurations within Graphene Electrocatalysts for Two-Electron Oxygen Reduction
DOI: 10.1021/acsmaterialslett.1c00660

High-Entropy Polyanionic Lithium Superionic Conductors
DOI: 10.1021/acsmaterialslett.1c00817


ACS Measurement Science Au

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Sustainable Copper Electrochemical Stripping onto a Paper-Based Substrate for Clinical Application
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acsmeasuresciau.1c00059

Addressing the Detection of Ammonium Ion in Environmental Water Samples via Tandem Potentiometry–Ion Chromatography
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acsmeasuresciau.1c00056

Simultaneous Detection of Hypochlorite and Singlet Oxygen by a Thiocoumarin-Based Ratiometric Fluorescent Probe
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acsmeasuresciau.1c00055


ACS Medicinal Chemistry Letters

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Pilot Study to Quantify Palladium Impurities in Lead-like Compounds Following Commonly Used Purification Techniques
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acsmedchemlett.1c00638

Exploring Non-orthosteric Interactions with a Series of Potent and Selective A3 Antagonists
This article is part of the Medicinal Chemistry in Portugal and Spain: A Strong Iberian Alliance special issue.
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acsmedchemlett.1c00598

Novel Macrocyclic LRRK2 Inhibitors for Treating Parkinson’s Disease
This article is part of the New Drug Modalities in Medicinal Chemistry, Pharmacology, and Translational Science virtual special issue.
DOI: 10.1021/acsmedchemlett.1c00687

Novel Isoindolone Compounds as HPK1 Inhibitors for Treating Cancer
DOI: 10.1021/acsmedchemlett.1c00725

Discovery of Small-Molecule CD33 Pre-mRNA Splicing Modulators
DOI: 10.1021/acsmedchemlett.1c00396


ACS Nano

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Atmospheric Pressure Mass Spectrometry of Single Viruses and Nanoparticles by Nanoelectromechanical Systems
DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.1c08423

A New Chapter of ACS Nano: Strengthening the Impact with a Global Engagement
DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.2c00077

Three-Dimensional Ti3C2Tx MXene-Prussian Blue Hybrid Microsupercapacitors by Water Lift-Off Lithography
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.1c06552

Amyloid and Hydrogel Formation of a Peptide Sequence from a Coronavirus Spike Protein
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.1c10658

Switchable Photoresponse Mechanisms Implemented in Single van der Waals Semiconductor/Metal Heterostructure
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.1c07661


ACS Nanoscience Au

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Assembling Atomically Precise Noble Metal Nanoclusters Using Supramolecular Interactions
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acsnanoscienceau.1c00046

Through the Eyes of Creators: Observing Artificial Molecular Motors
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acsnanoscienceau.1c00041

Crystal-Phase Control of Ternary Metal Oxides by Solid-State Synthesis with Nanocrystals
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acsnanoscienceau.1c00049


ACS Omega

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Variability in Metallurgical Coke Reactivity Index (CRI) and Coke Strength after Reaction (CSR): An Experimental Study
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acsomega.1c04270

Nucleic Acid Architectonics for pH-Responsive DNA Systems and Devices
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acsomega.1c06464

Synthetic Approaches toward the Synthesis of Brivaracetam: An Antiepileptic Drug
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acsomega.1c05378

Tunable Anomalous Scattering and Negative Asymmetry Parameter in a Gain-Functionalized Low Refractive Index Sphere
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acsomega.1c05662

Diverse Views in the Assignment of Credit for Research Discoveries
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acsomega.1c04845


ACS Organic & Inorganic Au

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Emerging Applications of Aryl Trifluoromethyl Diazoalkanes and Diazirines in Synthetic Transformations
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acsorginorgau.1c00027

Expeditive Synthesis of Potent C20-epi-Amino Derivatives of Salinomycin against Cancer Stem-Like Cells
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acsorginorgau.1c00046

Boosting Gold(I) Catalysis via Weak Interactions: New Fine-Tunable Impy Ligands
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acsorginorgau.1c00052

Effects of Ancillary Ligands on Deep Red to Near-Infrared Cyclometalated Iridium Complexes
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acsorginorgau.1c00044

Rapid Access to Ironomycin Derivatives by Click Chemistry
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acsorginorgau.1c00045


ACS Pharmacology & Translational Science

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SARS-CoV-2 Nucleocapsid Protein TR-FRET Assay Amenable to High Throughput Screening
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acsptsci.1c00182

In Silico and Ex Vivo Analyses of the Inhibitory Action of the Alzheimer Drug Posiphen and Primary Metabolites with Human Acetyl- and Butyrylcholinesterase Enzymes
Open Access oice
DOI: 10.1021/acsptsci.1c00200

Structural Elements Directing G Proteins and β-Arrestin Interactions with the Human Melatonin Type 2 Receptor Revealed by Natural Variants
DOI: 10.1021/acsptsci.1c00239

Epidrugs in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis/Frontotemporal Dementia: Contextualizing a Role for Histone Kinase Inhibition in Neurodegenerative Disease
This article is part of the Epigenetics 2022 special issue.
DOI: 10.1021/acsptsci.1c00265

Experimental Model of Pulmonary Inflammation Induced by SARS-CoV-2 Spike Protein and Endotoxin
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acsptsci.1c00219


ACS Photonics

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ACS Photonics 2022: A Fresh Start
DOI: 10.1021/acsphotonics.1c01996

Quasi-BIC Mode Lasing in a Quadrumer Plasmonic Lattice
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acsphotonics.1c01416

Phonon-Enhanced Mid-Infrared CO2 Gas Sensing Using Boron Nitride Nanoresonators
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acsphotonics.1c01254

Microwave Space-Time-Modulated Metasurfaces
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acsphotonics.1c01041

Tunable Metasurface Using Thin-Film Lithium Niobate in the Telecom Regime
DOI: 10.1021/acsphotonics.1c01582


ACS Physical Chemistry Au

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Empirical Parameter to Compare Molecule–Electrode Interfaces in Large-Area Molecular Junctions
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acsphyschemau.1c00029

First-Principles Calculation of Optoelectronic Properties in 2D Materials: The Polytypic WS2 Case
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acsphyschemau.1c00038

Characterization of Nanoparticles in Diverse Mixtures Using Localized Surface Plasmon Resonance and Nanoparticle Tracking by Dark-Field Microscopy with Redox Magnetohydrodynamics Microfluidics
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acsphyschemau.1c00046

ACS Physical Chemistry Au: One Year In
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acsphyschemau.1c00054

Charge Transfer Reactions between Water Isotopologues and Kr+ ions
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acsphyschemau.1c00042


ACS Polymers Au

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Effective Industry–Academia Collaboration Driving Polymer Innovation
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acspolymersau.1c00033

Enhanced and Reusable Poly(hydroxy urethane)-Based Low Temperature Hot-Melt Adhesives
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acspolymersau.1c00053

Prediction and Interpretation of Polymer Properties Using the Graph Convolutional Network
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acspolymersau.1c00050

Chemoenzymatic Polymerization of l-Serine Ethyl Ester in Aqueous Media without Side-Group Protection
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acspolymersau.1c00052

ACS Polymers Au’s Most Viewed Papers in 2021
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acspolymersau.2c00002


ACS Sensors

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Acoustic Array Biochip Combined with Allele-Specific PCR for Multiple Cancer Mutation Analysis in Tissue and Liquid Biopsy
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acssensors.1c02245

Reversal of a Fluorescent Fluoride Chemosensor from Turn-Off to Turn-On Based on Aggregation Induced Emission Properties
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acssensors.1c02196

Self-Assembled Lanthanide Antenna Glutathione Sensor for the Study of Immune Cells
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acssensors.1c02439

Real-Time Monitoring of Biomolecules: Dynamic Response Limits of Affinity-Based Sensors
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acssensors.1c02307

Lab-on-Chip for In Situ Analysis of Nutrients in the Deep Sea
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acssensors.1c01685


ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering

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Insight into Chemical Recycling of Flexible Polyurethane Foams by Acidolysis
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acssuschemeng.1c07911

Mechanisms of Cellulose Fiber Comminution to Nanocellulose by Hyper Inertia Flows
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acssuschemeng.1c03474

Fully Bio-Based High-Performance Thermosets with Closed-Loop Recyclability
DOI: 10.1021/acssuschemeng.1c07523

Effect of Steam Injection during Carbonation on the Multicyclic Performance of Limestone (CaCO3) under Different Calcium Looping Conditions: A Comparative Study
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acssuschemeng.1c06314

Building Pathways to a Sustainable Planet
DOI: 10.1021/acssuschemeng.1c08512


ACS Symposium Series

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Conductive Polymers in Green Analytical Chemistry
DOI: 10.1021/bk-2022-1405.ch001

Opportunities and Challenges of Lignin Utilization
DOI: 10.1021/bk-2021-1377.ch001

Preface
DOI: 10.1021/bk-2022-1405.pr001

An Introduction to High Performance Computing and Its Intersection with Advances in Modeling Rare Earth Elements and Actinides
DOI: 10.1021/bk-2021-1388.ch001

Tailored Computational Approaches to Interrogate Heavy Element Chemistry and Structure in Condensed Phase
DOI: 10.1021/bk-2021-1388.ch011


ACS Synthetic Biology

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Codon-Restrained Method for Both Eliminating and Creating Intragenic Bacterial Promoters
DOI: 10.1021/acssynbio.1c00359

Pipette Show: An Open Source Web Application to Support Pipetting into Microplates
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acssynbio.1c00494

Cell-Free Gene Expression Dynamics in Synthetic Cell Populations
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acssynbio.1c00376

Introducing an Artificial Deazaflavin Cofactor in Escherichia coli and Saccharomyces cerevisiae
Open Access
DOI: 10.102/1acssynbio.1c00552

Interaction of Bare dSpCas9, Scaffold gRNA, and Type II Anti-CRISPR Proteins Highly Favors the Control of Gene Expression in the Yeast S. cerevisiae
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acssynbio.1c00352


Analytical Chemistry

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Instrumentation for Hydrogenative Parahydrogen-Based Hyperpolarization Techniques
This article is part of the Fundamental and Applied Reviews in Analytical Chemistry 2022 special issue.
DOI: 10.1021/acs.analchem.1c04863

Low-Cost, User-Friendly, All-Integrated Smartphone-Based Microplate Reader for Optical-Based Biological and Chemical Analyses
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acs.analchem.1c04491

Raman Spectroscopy as a Simple yet Effective Analytical Tool for Determining Fermi Energy and Temperature Dependent Fermi Shift in Silicon
DOI: 10.1021/acs.analchem.1c03624

Accurate and Automated High-Coverage Identification of Chemically Cross-Linked Peptides with MaxLynx
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acs.analchem.1c03688

Enhanced Optical Spectroscopy for Multiplexed DNA and Protein-Sequencing with Plasmonic Nanopores: Challenges and Prospects
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acs.analchem.1c04459


Biochemistry

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A Multifaceted Hit-Finding Approach Reveals Novel LC3 Family Ligands
This article is part of the Targeted Degradation and Autophagy special issue.
Open Access

DOI: 10.1021/acs.biochem.1c00682

Engineered Chimeras Unveil Swappable Modular Features of Fatty Acid and Polyketide Synthase Acyl Carrier Proteins
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acs.biochem.1c00798

Peptide-Dependent Growth in Yeast via Fine-Tuned Peptide/GPCR-Activated Essential Gene Expression
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acs.biochem.1c00661

Protein Engineering in Ribosomally Synthesized and Post-translationally Modified Peptides (RiPPs)
DOI: 10.1021/acs.biochem.1c00714

Biochemical Mechanisms Underlying Psychedelic-Induced Neuroplasticity
DOI: 10.1021/acs.biochem.1c00812


Bioconjugate Chemistry

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Epigenetic Platinum Complexes Breaking the “Eat Me/Don’t Eat Me” Balance for Enhanced Cancer Chemoimmunotherapy
DOI: 10.1021/acs.bioconjchem.1c00576

Vaccine Strategies: A Virtual Issue
DOI: 10.1021/acs.bioconjchem.2c00008

Assembly of Bleomycin Saccharide-Decorated Spherical Nucleic Acids
Open Access
10.1021/acs.bioconjchem.1c00539

PET/Fluorescence Imaging: An Overview of the Chemical Strategies to Build Dual Imaging Tools
DOI: 10.1021/acs.bioconjchem.1c00503

Partial Magneto-Endosomalysis for Cytosolic Delivery of Antibodies
DOI: 10.1021/acs.bioconjchem.1c00598


Biomacromolecules

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Synthesis and Evaluation of a Library of Alternating Amphipathic Copolymers to Solubilize and Study Membrane Proteins
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acs.biomac.1c01166

Solid Phase Peptide Synthesis on Chitosan Thin Films
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acs.biomac.1c01155

Additive Manufacturing of α-Amino Acid Based Poly(ester amide)s for Biomedical Applications
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acs.biomac.1c01417

Fluorescence Correlation Spectroscopy Monitors the Fate of Degradable Nanocarriers in the Blood Stream
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acs.biomac.1c01407

Polymer Micelles vs Polymer–Lipid Hybrid Vesicles: A Comparison Using RAW 264.7 Cells
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acs.biomac.1c01403


Chemical Research in Toxicology

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Electronic Cigarette Solvents, JUUL E-Liquids, and Biomarkers of Exposure: In Vivo Evidence for Acrolein and Glycidol in E-Cig-Derived Aerosols
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemrestox.1c00328

Formation of Redox-Active Duroquinone from Vaping of Vitamin E Acetate Contributes to Oxidative Lung Injury
DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemrestox.1c00309

Machine Learning Models for Predicting Cytotoxicity of Nanomaterials
DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemrestox.1c00310

Zebrafish Oatp1d1 Acts as a Cellular Efflux Transporter of the Anionic Herbicide Bromoxynil
DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemrestox.1c00371

Potential Role of Heterocyclic Aromatic Amines in Neurodegeneration
DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemrestox.1c00274


Chemical Reviews

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Molecular Probes, Chemosensors, and Nanosensors for Optical Detection of Biorelevant Molecules and Ions in Aqueous Media and Biofluids
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemrev.1c00746

Rare-Earth Doping in Nanostructured Inorganic Materials
DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemrev.1c00644

Radio Signals from Live Cells: The Coming of Age of In-Cell Solution NMR
This article is part of the Biomolecular NMR Spectroscopy special issue.
Open Access

DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemrev.1c00790

In Vivo Organic Bioelectronics for Neuromodulation
This article is part of the Organic Bioelectronics special issue.
Open Access

DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemrev.1c00390

Operando Characterization of Organic Mixed Ionic/Electronic Conducting Materials
This article is part of the Organic Bioelectronics special issue.
Open Access

DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemrev.1c00597


Chemistry of Materials

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Band-like Transport of Charge Carriers in Oriented Two-Dimensional Conjugated Covalent Organic Frameworks
DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.1c03533

Indium(II) Chloride as a Precursor in the Synthesis of Ternary (Ag–In–S) and Quaternary (Ag–In–Zn–S) Nanocrystals
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.1c03800

Structure and Pore Size Distribution in Nanoporous Carbon
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.1c03279

Overcoming Hurdles in Oxygen Evolution Catalyst Discovery via Codesign
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.1c04120

Solid Electrolytes in the Spotlight
DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.1c03770


Crystal Growth & Design

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Crystallization-Induced Deracemization: Experiments and Modeling
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acs.cgd.1c01374

Inhibition of the Antibiotic Activity of Cephalosporines by Co-Crystallization with Thymol
This article is part of the Crystallizing the Role of Solid-State Form in Drug Delivery virtual special issue.
Open Access

DOI: 10.1021/acs.cgd.1c01435

Isostructural Halogen Exchange and Halogen Bonds: The Case of N-(4-Halogenobenzyl)-3-halogenopyridinium Halogenides
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acs.cgd.1c01285

Crystallization Behavior and Crystallographic Properties of dl-Arabinose and dl-Xylose Diastereomer Sugars
This article is part of the Celebration of the Career of Roger Davey virtual special issue.
Open Access

DOI: 10.1021/acs.cgd.1c01329

Cooperativity of Halogen- and Chalcogen-Bonding Interactions in the Self-Assembly of 4-Iodoethynyl- and 4,7-Bis(iodoethynyl)benzo-2,1,3-chalcogenadiazoles: Crystal Structures, Hirshfeld Surface Analyses, and Crystal Lattice Energy Calculations
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acs.cgd.1c01266


Energy & Fuels

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The Effect of Dichloromethane on Product Separation during Continuous Hydrothermal Liquefaction of Chlorella vulgaris and Aqueous Product Recycling for Algae Cultivation
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acs.energyfuels.1c02523

Virtual Special Issue of Recent Advances in Analysis of Fuels and Products by Advanced Mass Spectrometry
DOI: 10.1021/acs.energyfuels.2c00147

Effects of Fluid Aging and Reservoir Temperature on Waterflooding in 2.5D Glass Micromodels
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acs.energyfuels.1c03670

Advances in Upgrading Biomass to Biofuels and Oxygenated Fuel Additives Using Metal Oxide Catalysts
DOI: 10.1021/acs.energyfuels.1c03346

Fundamental Basis for Action of a Chemical Demulsifier Revisited after 30 Years: HLDN as the Primary Criterion for Water-in-Crude Oil Emulsion Breaking
DOI: 10.1021/acs.energyfuels.1c03349


Environmental Science & Technology

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Practical Indicators for Risk of Airborne Transmission in Shared Indoor Environments and Their Application to COVID-19 Outbreaks
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.1c06531

Outside the Safe Operating Space of the Planetary Boundary for Novel Entities
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.1c04158

Methane and NOx Emissions from Natural Gas Stoves, Cooktops, and Ovens in Residential Homes
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.1c04707

Adipogenic Activity of Chemicals Used in Plastic Consumer Products
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.1c06316

Characterization of Per- and Polyfluorinated Alkyl Substances Present in Commercial Anti-fog Products and Their In Vitro Adipogenic Activity
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.1c06990


Environmental Science & Technology Letters

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Development and Application of a Polydimethylsiloxane-Based Passive Air Sampler to Assess Personal Exposure to SARS-CoV-2
DOI: 10.1021/acs.estlett.1c00877

Microfibers Released into the Air from a Household Tumble Dryer
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acs.estlett.1c00911

Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) RNA in Wastewater Settled Solids Reflects RSV Clinical Positivity Rates
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acs.estlett.1c00963

Revealing Drivers of Haze Pollution by Explainable Machine Learning
DOI: 10.1021/acs.estlett.1c00865

6PPD-Quinone: Revised Toxicity Assessment and Quantification with a Commercial Standard
DOI: 10.1021/acs.estlett.1c00910


Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research

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Solid–Liquid Equilibria and Kinetics of the Solid Formation in Binary and Ternary Mixtures Containing (Formaldehyde + Water + Methanol)
DOI: 10.1021/acs.iecr.1c04275

Predicting Solvent Effects on Homogeneity and Kinetics of the Hydroaminomethylation: A Thermodynamic Approach Using PC-SAFT
DOI: 10.1021/acs.iecr.1c03891

Machine Learning-Based Operational Modeling of an Electrochemical Reactor: Handling Data Variability and Improving Empirical Models
DOI: 10.1021/acs.iecr.1c04176

Optimizing the Properties of Hybrids Based on Graphene Oxide for Carbon Dioxide Capture
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acs.iecr.1c02922

Application-Related Consideration of the Thermal Stability of [mTBDH][OAc] Compared to Amidine-Based Ionic Liquids in the Presence of Various Amounts of Water
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acs.iecr.1c04015


Inorganic Chemistry

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High-Pressure Synthesis of Transition-Metal Oxyhydrides with Double-Perovskite Structures
DOI: 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.1c03162

Panchromatic Absorption and Oxidation of an Iron(II) Spin Crossover Complex
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.1c03511

Inhibition of Microtubule Dynamics in Cancer Cells by Indole-Modified Latonduine Derivatives and Their Metal Complexes
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.1c03154

A Better Tomorrow
DOI: 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.1c03921

Slow Magnetic Relaxation and Luminescent Properties of Mononuclear Lanthanide-Substituted Keggin-Type Polyoxotungstates with Compartmental Organic Ligands
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.1c03214


JACS Au

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Visible-Light-Driven, Iridium-Catalyzed Hydrogen Atom Transfer: Mechanistic Studies, Identification of Intermediates, and Catalyst Improvements
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/jacsau.1c00460

Discovery of a New Solvent Co-Catalyzed Mechanism in Heterogeneous Catalysis: A First-Principles Study with Molecular Dynamics on Acetaldehyde Hydrogenation on Birnessite
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/jacsau.1c00452

Photoactive Fe Catalyst for Light-Triggered Alkyd Paint Curing
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/jacsau.1c00579

The Solvation-Induced Onsager Reaction Field Rather than the Double-Layer Field Controls CO2 Reduction on Gold
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/jacsau.1c00512

A Localized Enantioselective Catalytic Site on Short DNA Sequences and Their Amphiphiles
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/jacsau.1c00513


Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry

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Bee Products: An Emblematic Example of Underutilized Sources of Bioactive Compounds
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jafc.1c05822

Photostable Abscisic Acid Agonists with a Geometrically Rigid Cyclized Side Chain
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jafc.1c06321

Novel Approaches for the Recovery of Natural Pigments with Potential Health Effects
This article is part of the Novel Approaches in Valorization of Agricultural Wastes and Their Applications special issue.
Open Access

DOI: 10.1021/acs.jafc.1c07208

Uncovering Nematicidal Natural Products from Xenorhabdus Bacteria
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jafc.1c05454

Transformation of Major Peanut (Arachis hypogaea) Stilbenoid Phytoalexins Caused by Selected Microorganisms
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jafc.1c06122


Journal of Chemical & Engineering Data

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Vapor–Liquid Equilibria Data for 2-Piperidineethanol and 1-(2-Hydroxyethyl)pyrrolidine in Aqueous Solutions and a UNIQUAC Model Representation
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jced.1c00726

The Journal of Chemical & Engineering Data: Introduction of Topical Sections and Updates from the Editorial Team
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jced.1c00969

Solubility Determination and Correlation Analysis of 5-Chloropyrazin-2-Amine in Several Mixed Solvents
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jced.1c00515

Refined Classical Force Field for Choline Chloride and Ethylene Glycol Mixtures over Wide Composition Range
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jced.1c00841

Inverse Gas Chromatography as a Screening Technique for Henry’s Law Constants of Gases in Ionic Liquids
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jced.1c00838


Journal of Chemical Education

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Making Molecules Vibrate: Interactive Web Environment for the Teaching of Infrared Spectroscopy
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jchemed.1c01101

Summer Science Academy in Chemistry as a Gateway to STEM for Matriculating First-Generation and Other Underrepresented Students
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jchemed.1c00950

Mobile Augmented Reality Laboratory for Learning Acid–Base Titration
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jchemed.1c00894

Introducing the Journal of Chemical Education’s Special Issue on Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Respect in Chemistry Education Research and Practice
This article is part of the Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Respect in Chemistry Education Research and Practice special issue.
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jchemed.1c01219

Improving Material Property Understanding with Virtual Experiments: A New Approach to Teach About Mechanical Testing of Materials Using an Interactive Desktop App
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jchemed.1c01087


Journal of Chemical Information and Modeling

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Omicron Variant (B.1.1.529): Infectivity, Vaccine Breakthrough, and Antibody Resistance
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jcim.1c01451

PoreMatMod.jl: Julia Package for in Silico Postsynthetic Modification of Crystal Structure Models
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jcim.1c01219

Improving Few- and Zero-Shot Reaction Template Prediction Using Modern Hopfield Networks
This article is part of the From Reaction Informatics to Chemical Space special issue.
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jcim.1c01065

PlayMolecule Glimpse: Understanding Protein–Ligand Property Predictions with Interpretable Neural Networks
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jcim.1c00691

Screening for Inhibitors of Main Protease in SARS-CoV-2: In Silico and In Vitro Approach Avoiding Peptidyl Secondary Amides
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jcim.1c01087


Journal of Chemical Theory and Computation

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PyLipID: A Python Package for Analysis of Protein–Lipid Interactions from Molecular Dynamics Simulations
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jctc.1c00708

Choosing Bad versus Worse: Predictions of Two-Photon-Absorption Strengths Based on Popular Density Functional Approximations
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jctc.1c01056

Fermi.jl: A Modern Design for Quantum Chemistry
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jctc.1c00719

Heavy Atom Tunneling in Organic Reactions at Coupled Cluster Potential Accuracy with a Parallel Implementation of Anharmonic Constant Calculations and Semiclassical Transition State Theory
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jctc.1c01143

Artificial Intelligence Resolves Kinetic Pathways of Magnesium Binding to RNA
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jctc.1c00752


Journal of Medicinal Chemistry

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Fragment-Based Discovery of MRTX1719, a Synthetic Lethal Inhibitor of the PRMT5•MTA Complex for the Treatment of MTAP-Deleted Cancers
This article is part of the Epigenetics 2022 special issue.
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jmedchem.1c01900

Targeting the Non-Catalytic Functions: a New Paradigm for Kinase Drug Discovery?
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jmedchem.1c01978

Dose Number as a Tool to Guide Lead Optimization for Orally Bioavailable Compounds in Drug Discovery
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jmedchem.1c01687

Optimization of 2-Amino-4,6-diarylpyrimidine-5-carbonitriles as Potent and Selective A1 Antagonists
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jmedchem.1c01636

Discovery of 3,4-Dihydrobenzo[f][1,4]oxazepin-5(2H)-one Derivatives as a New Class of Selective TNIK Inhibitors and Evaluation of Their Anti-Colorectal Cancer Effects
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jmedchem.1c00672


Journal of Natural Products

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Cannabinoids Block Cellular Entry of SARS-CoV-2 and the Emerging Variants
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jnatprod.1c00946

Dereplication of Fungal Metabolites by NMR-Based Compound Networking Using MADByTE
This article is part of the Special Issue in Honor of William H. Gerwick special issue.
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jnatprod.1c00841

Structurally Diverse Sesquiterpenoid Glycoside Esters from Pittosporum qinlingense with Anti-neuroinflammatory Activity
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jnatprod.1c00544

Targeted Discovery of Amantamide B, an Ion Channel Modulating Nonapeptide from a South China Sea Oscillatoria Cyanobacterium
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jnatprod.1c00983

Seco and Nor-seco Isodhilarane-Type Meroterpenoids from Penicillium purpurogenum and the Configuration Revisions of Related Compounds
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jnatprod.1c01025


Journal of Proteome Research

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MSLibrarian: Optimized Predicted Spectral Libraries for Data-Independent Acquisition Proteomics
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jproteome.1c00796

A Novel UPLC-MS Metabolomic Analysis-Based Strategy to Monitor the Course and Extent of iPSC Differentiation to Hepatocytes
This article is part of the Metabolomics Research special issue.
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jproteome.1c00779

Deep Time Course Proteomics of SARS-CoV- and SARS-CoV-2-Infected Human Lung Epithelial Cells (Calu-3) Reveals Strong Induction of Interferon-Stimulated Gene Expression by SARS-CoV-2 in Contrast to SARS-CoV
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jproteome.1c00783

MetaNetwork Enhances Biological Insights from Quantitative Proteomics Differences by Combining Clustering and Enrichment Analyses
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jproteome.1c00756

Common Decoy Distributions Simplify False Discovery Rate Estimation in Shotgun Proteomics
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jproteome.1c00600


Journal of the American Chemical Society

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Catalytic Amination of Phenols with Amines
DOI: 10.1021/jacs.1c12622

Engineering a Hyperstable Yersinia pestis Outer Membrane Protein Ail Using Thermodynamic Design
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/jacs.1c05964

A Perspective on Late-Stage Aromatic C–H Bond Functionalization
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/jacs.1c10783

Photochemical Organocatalytic Benzylation of Allylic C–H Bonds
DOI: 10.1021/jacs.1c11712

Palladium-Catalyzed Siloxycyclopropanation of Alkenes Using Acylsilanes
DOI: 10.1021/jacs.1c11497


Journal of the American Society for Mass Spectrometry

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Computational Modeling of Molecular Structures Guided by Hydrogen-Exchange Data
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/jasms.1c00328

Influence of Ion Source Geometry on the Repeatability of Topographically Guided LAESI-MSI
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/jasms.1c00262

Faces of Mass Spectrometry/Hee-Yong Kim
DOI: 10.1021/jasms.2c00002

Constellation: An Open-Source Web Application for Unsupervised Systematic Trend Detection in High-Resolution Mass Spectrometry Data
DOI: 10.1021/jasms.1c00371


Langmuir

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Characterizing Interfacial Structures of Dye-Sensitized Solar Cell Working Electrodes
DOI: 10.1021/acs.langmuir.1c02165

Transient Effects Caused by Gas Depletion during Carbon Dioxide Electroreduction
DOI: 10.1021/acs.langmuir.1c02540

Understanding the Adhesion Mechanism of Hydroxyapatite-Binding Peptide
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acs.langmuir.1c02293

Role of Counterions in the Adsorption and Micellization Behavior of 1:1 Ionic Surfactants at Fluid Interfaces─Demonstrated by the Standard Amphiphile System of Alkali Perfluoro-n-octanoates
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acs.langmuir.1c00527

Buckling versus Crystal Expulsion Controlled by Deformation Rate of Particle-Coated Air Bubbles in Oil
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acs.langmuir.1c03171


Macromolecules

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When Polymer Chains Are Highly Aligned: A Perspective on Extensional Rheology
DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.1c02262

Insights into the Gelation Mechanism of Metal-Coordinated Hydrogels by Paramagnetic NMR Spectroscopy and Molecular Dynamics
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.1c01756

Topological Changes in Telechelic Micelles: Flowers versus Stars
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.1c02395

Active Topological Glass Confined within a Spherical Cavity
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.1c02471

Simple Approach to Macrocyclic Carbonates with Fast Polymerization Rates and Their Polymer-to-Monomer Regeneration
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.1c02225


Molecular Pharmaceutics

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Importance of Gastric Secretion and the Rapid Gastric Emptying of Ingested Water along the Lesser Curvature (“Magenstraße”) in Predicting the In Vivo Performance of Liquid Oral Dosage Forms in the Fed State Using a Modeling and Simulation
DOI: 10.1021/acs.molpharmaceut.1c00778

Novel VHH-Based Tracers with Variable Plasma Half-Lives for Imaging of CAIX-Expressing Hypoxic Tumor Cells
This article is part of the Antibody-Based Imaging and Therapy for Precision Medicine special issue.
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acs.molpharmaceut.1c00841

Crystallization Propensity of Amorphous Pharmaceuticals: Kinetics and Thermodynamics
DOI: 10.1021/acs.molpharmaceut.1c00839

Inactivated Cowpea Mosaic Virus in Combination with OX40 Agonist Primes Potent Antitumor Immunity in a Bilateral Melanoma Mouse Model
DOI: 10.1021/acs.molpharmaceut.1c00681

Enzyme-Activated Multifunctional Prodrug Combining Site-Specific Chemotherapy with Light-Triggered Photodynamic Therapy
DOI: 10.1021/acs.molpharmaceut.1c00761


Nano Letters

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Nano Letters in the Time of COVID-19
DOI: 10.1021/acs.nanolett.1c04813

Resist-Free Lithography for Monolayer Transition Metal Dichalcogenides
DOI: 10.1021/acs.nanolett.1c04081

Cation-Responsive and Photocleavable Hydrogels from Noncanonical Amphiphilic DNA Nanostructures
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acs.nanolett.1c03314

Moiré-Enabled Topological Superconductivity
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acs.nanolett.1c03856

Actomyosin-Assisted Pulling of Lipid Nanotubes from Lipid Vesicles and Cells
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acs.nanolett.1c04254


Organic Letters

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Total Syntheses of Strasseriolide A and B, Antimalarial Macrolide Natural Products
DOI: 10.1021/acs.orglett.1c04340

Alkylation of Nitropyridines via Vicarious Nucleophilic Substitution
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acs.orglett.1c03920

Total Synthesis of (−)-Lamellodysidine A via an Intramolecular Diels–Alder Reaction
DOI: 10.1021/acs.orglett.1c04289

Direct Hydrodecarboxylation of Aliphatic Carboxylic Acids: Metal- and Light-Free
DOI: 10.1021/acs.orglett.1c04079

Electrochemical Cross-Dehydrogenative Aromatization Protocol for the Synthesis of Aromatic Amines
DOI: 10.1021/acs.orglett.1c04129


Organic Process Research & Development

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Some Items of Interest to Process R&D Chemists and Engineers
DOI: 10.1021/acs.oprd.1c00482

Facile and Scalable Methodology for the Pyrrolo[2,1-f][1,2,4]triazine of Remdesivir
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acs.oprd.1c00071

When Safety Data Sheets are a Safety Hazard
DOI: 10.1021/acs.oprd.1c00427

Multigram Synthesis of Tetrasubsituted Dihydrobenzofuran GSK973 Enabled by High-Throughput Experimentation and a Claisen Rearrangement in Flow
DOI: 10.1021/acs.oprd.1c00422

Convenient, Large-Scale Synthesis of (S)-TRIP Using Suzuki Cross-Coupling Conditions
DOI: 10.1021/acs.oprd.1c00386


Organometallics

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Making 2022 Picture Perfect
DOI: 10.1021/acs.organomet.2c00022

Insights into H2 Activation and Styrene Hydrogenation by Nickel–Borane and Nickel–Alane Bifunctional Catalysts
DOI: 10.1021/acs.organomet.1c00620

Synthesis and Structures of Tris(cyclononatetraenyl) Rare-Earth Complexes [Ln(C9H9)3] (Ln = Y, Gd, Tb, Dy, Ho, Er, Tm)
DOI: 10.1021/acs.organomet.1c00590

Role of Anion in Determining the Stereoselectivity of Mg-Ph-BOX-Catalyzed Diels–Alder Reactions: A Computational Study
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acs.organomet.1c00550

Alkyl Complexes of Iron(IV) Triphenylcorrole
DOI: 10.1021/acs.organomet.1c00635


The Journal of Organic Chemistry

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TMS is Superior to Residual CHCl3 for Use as the Internal Reference for Routine 1H NMR Spectra Recorded in CDCl3
DOI: 10.1021/acs.joc.1c02590

Metal-Free, Rapid, and Highly Chemoselective Reduction of Aromatic Nitro Compounds at Room Temperature
DOI: 10.1021/acs.joc.1c01431

Aerobic Oxidative EDA Catalysis: Synthesis of Tetrahydroquinolines Using an Organocatalytic EDA Active Acceptor
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acs.joc.1c02776

KPF6-Mediated Esterification and Amidation of Carboxylic Acids
DOI: 10.1021/acs.joc.1c02611

Asymmetric Total Synthesis and Structure Elucidation of Huperzine H
DOI: 10.1021/acs.joc.1c02672


The Journal of Physical Chemistry A

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Simulation of Ab Initio Optical Absorption Spectrum of β-Carotene with Fully Resolved S0 and S2 Vibrational Normal Modes
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpca.1c06115

A Venue for Advances in Experimental and Theoretical Methods in Physical Chemistry
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpca.1c10457

Vibronic Coupling Effect on the Vibrationally Resolved Electronic Spectra and Intersystem Crossing Rates of a TADF Emitter: 7-PhQAD
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpca.1c08456

Much of a Muchness: On the Origins of Two- and Three-Photon Absorption Activity of Dipolar Y-Shaped Chromophores
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpca.1c10098

Olefin Metathesis Catalyzed by a Hoveyda–Grubbs-like Complex Chelated to Bis(2-mercaptoimidazolyl) Methane: A Predictive DFT Study
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpca.1c09336


The Journal of Physical Chemistry B

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Investigation of Dipolar Response of the Hydrated Hen-Egg White Lysozyme Complex under Externally Applied Electric Fields: Insights from Non-equilibrium Molecular Dynamics
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcb.1c07096

Self-Diffusive Properties of the Intrinsically Disordered Protein Histatin 5 and the Impact of Crowding Thereon: A Combined Neutron Spectroscopy and Molecular Dynamics Simulation Study
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcb.1c08976

Effect of Water on a Hydrophobic Deep Eutectic Solvent
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcb.1c08170

Perspectives in the Computational Modeling of New Generation, Biocompatible Ionic Liquids
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcb.1c09476

Determination of Graphene Oxide Adsorption Space by Lysozyme UptakeMechanistic Studies
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcb.1c08294


The Journal of Physical Chemistry C

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System Engineering Enhances Photoelectrochemical CO2 Reduction
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.1c10156

Single-Molecule Force Spectroscopy of a Tetraaryl Succinonitrile Mechanophore
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.1c09314

On the Formation of Honeycomb Superlattices from PbSe Quantum Dots: The Role of Solvent-Mediated Repulsion and Facet-to-Facet Attraction in NC Self-Assembly and Alignment
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.1c07430

Reducing the Irreducible: Dispersed Metal Atoms Facilitate Reduction of Irreducible Oxides
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.1c08979

Surface Intermediates in In-Based ZrO2-Supported Catalysts for Hydrogenation of CO2 to Methanol
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.1c08814


The Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters

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Charge and Spin Dynamics and Enantioselectivity in Chiral Molecules
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpclett.1c03925

Strong Coupling of Multimolecular Species to Soft Microcavities
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpclett.1c03678

Morphogenesis in Synthetic Chemical Cells
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpclett.1c03573

Vesicles Balance Osmotic Stress with Bending Energy That Can Be Released to Form Daughter Vesicles
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpclett.1c03369

Determinants of Directionality and Efficiency of the ATP Synthase Fo Motor at Atomic Resolution
Open Access
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpclett.1c03358

Communicate Your Science Confidently, with ACS on Campus and the ACS Institute

Ready to become a better writer, reviewer, and communicator? ACS on Campus and the ACS Institute can help you master the skills you need at every stage of your career.

ACS on Campus is the American Chemical Society’s initiative dedicated to helping students advance their education and careers by providing resources for you to develop your skills. ACS on Campus partners with schools around the world to bring leaders in chemistry, publishing, career development, research, and science communication right to your doorstep. At these free events, you’ll network with top professionals, local experts, your peers, and more!

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Nothing beats attending a live ACS on Campus event, but you don’t have to be on campus to benefit from all ACS on Campus has to offer. Check out our favorite resources anytime, anywhere.

Tap into the ACS Editors’ collective wisdom with 10 Tips for Scholarly Publishing, learn to navigate peer review, and so much more.

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You can find the ACS Author Lab and ACS Reviewer Lab online learning modules through the ACS Institute in the ACS Center for Scientific Communication to support you at any point in your career or publishing journey.

ACS Author Lab is an online training course designed to give authors an in-depth look at everything they need to know to submit a manuscript for publication. Take this course to help prepare and submit strong manuscripts while speeding up the publication process.

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Call for Papers: Water Challenges and Solution Opportunities in South Asia, a Rapidly Developing Region of the World

South Asia is one of the most populated regions of the world with a population of nearly two billion people (nearly a quarter of the world’s population) located within 5.1 million square kilometers of land. This creates challenging circumstances for freshwater management and supply for the region.

South Asia experiences a wide diversity of urban and natural water stressors.  There are a diversity of climates across South Asia, though much of the region is heavily dependent on monsoon rainfall, which may be dramatically impacted by climate change.  Despite rapid economic growth in South Asia, relatively sparse information is available on the water situation and technology/policy solutions.

This Special Issue from ACS ES&T Water will provide a high-level overview of the water issues facing South Asia, as well as technological and policy examples of efforts to overcome the regional challenges. Moreover, the Special Issue will set the groundwork for future advancements to maintain water sustainability in this rapidly developing region.

Submit your manuscript for inclusion now.

Editor-in-Chief: Professor Shane Snyder, Nanyang Technological University

Guest Editors:

  • Associate Professor Raj Kumar Gupta, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, India
  • Fazlullah Akhtar, Center for Development Research, University of Bonn, Germany
  • Professor Shameen Jinadasa, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka
  • Associate Professor Shukra Raj Paudel, Tribhuvan University, Nepal
  • M. Feisal Rahman, Northumbria University, United Kingdom

Author Instructions:

To submit your manuscript, please visit the ACS ES&T Water website. Please follow the normal procedures for manuscript submission and when in the ACS Paragon Plus submission site, select the special issue of “Water Challenges and Solution Opportunities in South Asia, a Rapidly Developing Region of the World.” All manuscripts will undergo rigorous peer review. For additional submission instructions, please see the ACS ES&T Water Author Guidelines.

South Asia is generally defined as the following countries (in order of population size):  India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Afghanistan, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bhutan, and Maldives.

The deadline for submissions is August 31, 2022. Submit your manuscript now.

Connect with Your Favorite Journals at ACS Spring 2022!

We are excited to see you (either in-person or virtually) at ACS Spring 2022, taking place March 20-24, in San Diego and online. Listed below is a small selection of the ways you can make the most of the meeting and learn more about your favorite ACS journals, new Editors, finding the right home for your next manuscript, and more.

Please note that all event times listed here are in Pacific Time, and you can refer to the full program for more information.

Sunday, March 20

Organometallics Distinguished Author Award Symposium

08:00 A.M. – 10:40 A.M.| Room 5A | In-person Event | Division of Organic Chemistry

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Organometallics Distinguished Author Symposium in Honor of Robert Gilliard

2:00 P.M. – 4:30 P.M.| Room 7A | Hybrid Event | Division of Inorganic Chemistry

Over two half-day symposia, Professor Robert J. Gilliard, Jris recognized for his dynamic and ground-breaking research in main-group chemistry, in particular his group’s work on novel complexes and electronic structures of magnesium and beryllium.

Monday, March 21

2022 James J. Morgan Early Career Award for Great Achievements in Environmental Science & Technology

08:00 A.M. – 11:05 A.M.| Gallery 1 | Hybrid Event | Division of Environmental Chemistry

Join Environmental Science & Technology, Environmental Science & Technology Letters, ACS ES&T Engineering, and ACS ES&T Water and the Division of Environmental Chemistry to honor the winners of the 2022 James J. Morgan Environmental Science & Technology Early Career Award: ProfessorGang Liu (University of Southern Denmark, Denmark), ProfessorDenise M. Mitrano (ETH Zürich, Switzerland), Professor Peng Zhang (University of Birmingham, U.K.) and ProfessorMatthieu Riva (I’IRCELYON, France).

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Hammes Symposium

08:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M.| Room: Sapphire I/J (Hilton San Diego Bayfront) | Hybrid Event | Division of Biological Chemistry

Join Biochemistry and the Division of Biological Chemistry to honor the recipient of the 2021 Gordon Hammes Scholar Award, Yang (Vicky) Luo, Yale University and to remember the recipient of the 2021 Gordon Hammes Lectureship, the late Dan Tawfik.

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Meet the ACS In Focus Authors

1:30 – 2:00 P.M. | ACS Theater, Exhibit Hall | In-Person Event | ACS Publications Division

ACS In Focus digital publications help readers of all levels accelerate their fundamental understanding of emerging topics and techniques from across the sciences. In an instructional setting, these works bridge the gap between textbooks and literature. For the seasoned scientist, they satisfy the hunger for continuous growth in knowledge and capability. Join Jane Findley, Acquisitions Editor, and authors Matthew Tarr, Mahamud Subir and Yi Rao. Matthew Tarr (University of New Orleans) will discuss Photochemistry of Nanomaterials, while Mahamud Subir (Ball State University) and Yi Rao (Utah State University) will discuss Environmental Interfacial Spectroscopy– two new ACS In Focus titles publishing in March 2022.

Tuesday, March 22

2022 Outstanding Achievements in Environmental Science & Technology Award

08:00 A.M. – 11:20 A.M.| Gallery 2 | Hybrid Event | Division of Environmental Chemistry

Join Environmental Science & Technology, Environmental Science & Technology LettersACS ES&T Engineering and ACS ES&T Water and the Division of Environmental Chemistry to honor the winners of the 2022 Outstanding Achievements in Environmental Science & Technology Award: Professor Jerald L. Schnoor, (Allen S. Henry Chair in Engineering, University of Iowa) and Professor Menachem Elimelech (Sterling Professor Chemical and Environmental Engineering, Yale University).

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Demystifying Scientific Collaborations, presented by ACS on Campus

12:00 P.M. – 12:30 P.M.| ACS Theater | In-Person Event | ACS on Campus

Finding a great partner can supercharge your research, science outreach activity, or other initiative, but…how do you get started? And keep it going strong? Join Professor Hosea M. Nelson (Professor of Chemistry, California Institute of Technology) Senior Editor, ACS Central Science) and one of his favorite collaborators, Professor Yi Tang (Professor of Chemical Engineering at the University of California, Los Angeles), as they take you inside their partnership and share their best advice for creating your own collaborations.

Call for Papers: Second Special Issue on Methods for Omics Research

The Journal of Proteome Research is planning to publish its second Special Issue on Methods for Omics Research, which will highlight novel and/or significantly updated methods for proteomics, metabolomics and omics studies in general. For readers, this Methods Special Issue will be an easily identifiable source of methods that have been specifically reviewed for their applicability and ease of adoption. For authors, the Special Issue provides visibility and wider adoption of methods in the proteomics community through dissemination and documentation. In addition, the Special Issue will become a convenient platform to publish significantly updated and improved methods that may have been already published.

The Methods Special Issue will be managed by Journal of Proteome Research Associate Editors Josh LaBaer and Meng-Qiu Dong and Guest Editor Laurence Florens and will cover all subdisciplines within the scope of Journal of Proteome Research.

We invite you to submit a manuscript by Dec 1, 2022 for inclusion in the 2023 Special Issue on Methods for Omics Research.

Scope

Authors must present either a complete description of a relevant novel method (“Research Article” submission) or a substantial and meaningful update of a previously published method (“Technical Note” submission). The focus of the paper should be on the unique functionality of the method. It should be clear to any reader what questions the method addresses and how it is used.

Demonstration of at least one example of an important application of the method should be included in the paper. Data generated to illustrate a method should be supported by an appropriate number of replicates and statistical analyses. In addition, there should be sufficient detail about the method to allow easy replication.

Data associated with demonstrating the method must be submitted to an appropriate repository at the time of submission, along with full access information to the data provided in the manuscript (dataset identifier(s), username, and password). For novel computational methods, software should be made executable, at a minimum, and preferably have source codes made available.

Instructions for Submission

Manuscripts must adhere to the guidelines available on the Information for Authors page for Journal of Proteome Research and the further details laid out in “Managing Expectations When Publishing Tools and Methods for Computational Proteomics” by Martens et al., and be submitted electronically through the ACS Paragon Plus portal. In ACS Paragon Plus, specify a manuscript type, and activate the special issue feature to designate the paper for Methods for Omics Research. In addition, include a statement in your cover letter that the paper is being submitted for the special issue. Provide names and contact information for at least four suggested reviewers who can meaningfully comment on the described method.

The deadline for submission of manuscripts for the 2023 Special Issue on Methods is Dec 1, 2022. Manuscripts will be screened for suitability for the Special Issue.

Learn More: Read the 2020 Special Issue on Methods for Omics Research, including the Editorial by Laurence Florens, Meng-Qui Dong, and Joshua LaBaer.

Chemical Reviews – Your Favorite Review 2022 – Winner announced

Chemical Reviews is pleased to announce the return of the “Your Favorite Review” campaign, celebrating the hundreds of Reviews published across 24 issues in 2021, along with their authors and readers.

Chemical Reviews

There will be two rounds of voting. In the first round, we will have 24 polls matching the 24 issues we published in 2021. You will be able to vote for your favorite review from each of the 24 issues. Following the first round, we will take the winning review from each poll (24 in total) and put them into the final poll, which will help us determine the one review you, our readers, voted as your collective favorite.

Here’s how the campaign works:

Round One

Voting in the first round ended on February 27.

Round Two

Voting in the Finals round ended on March 7, 2022.

Winner & Top 10

We would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who participated in this year’s Your Favorite Review campaign. In total, we received over 15,000 votes between the two rounds, wow! On behalf of all of our 2021 authors, your support is appreciated!

Congratulations to Johanna Vondran, Marc R. L. Furst, Graham R. Eastham, Thomas Seidensticker, and David J. Cole-Hamilton for winning the 2022 Your Favorite Review with:

Magic of Alpha: The Chemistry of a Remarkable Bidentate Phosphine, 1,2-Bis(di-tert-butylphosphinomethyl)benzene.

Read the review

 

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The reviews that finished in the Top 10:

Borates: A Rich Source for Optical Materials
Congratulations Miriding Mutailipu, Kenneth R. Poeppelmeier, and Shilie Pan

Advanced Functional Luminescent Metallomesogens: The Key Role of the Metal Center
Congratulations Cristián Cuerva, Mercedes Cano, and Carlos Lodeiro

Biomedicine Meets Fenton Chemistry
Congratulations Zhongmin Tang, Peiran Zhao, Han Wang, Yanyan Liu, and Wenbo Bu

Main Avenues in Gold Coordination Chemistry
Congratulations Raquel P. Herrera and M. Concepción Gimeno

Mercury Chalcogenide Quantum Dots: Material Perspective for Device IntegrationCongratulations Charlie Gréboval, Audrey Chu, Nicolas Goubet, Clément Livache, Sandrine Ithurria, and Emmanuel Lhuillier

Recent Advances in Enantioselective Pd-Catalyzed Allylic Substitution: From Design to Applications
Congratulations Oscar Pàmies, Jèssica Margalef, Santiago Cañellas, Jinju James, Eric Judge, Patrick J. Guiry, Christina Moberg, Jan-E. Bäckvall, Andreas Pfaltz, Miquel A. Pericàs, and Montserrat Diéguez

Machine Learning for Electronically Excited States of Molecules
Congratulations Julia Westermayr and Philipp Marquetand

Metal-Catalyzed Carbon – Carbon Bond Cleavage of Unstrained Alcohols
Congratulations Marius D. R. Lutz and Bill Morandi

Carbonyl–Olefin Metathesis
Congratulations Haley Albright, Ashlee J. Davis, Jessica L. Gomez-Lopez, Hannah L. Vonesh, Phong K. Quach, Tristan H. Lambert, and Corinna S. Schindler

Thank you once again to all of the amazing authors who published in Chemical Reviews in 2021.

Stay abreast of all of the reviews being published in the journal by signing up for .

Live Demonstration: ACS Essentials of Lab Safety for General Chemistry

Introducing ACS Essentials of Lab Safety for General Chemistry, a 90-minute web-based course that prepares students to start general chemistry lab with a safety-first mindset. We are hosting a live virtual event on February 23 at 2 pm EST (7 pm GMT) to demonstrate the course content and features.

In this webinar, led by ACS course developer Dr. Jessica Martin, you will explore the topics covered within the six interactive learning modules, see its accessibility features, and learn how to get access for your institution. You can also interact with the ACS team by participating in the Q&A session at the end.

ACS Essentials of Lab Safety for General Chemistry is intended for use in the introductory general chemistry laboratory sequence but may also support other science and engineering labs. It provides students with authoritative safety protocols through narrated presentation and exercises, accompanied by real-life pictures and videos. Easy assignment and assessment via LMS integration means instructors save time in developing resources and checking for understanding. Its disability-friendly format makes content available to all students anytime, anywhere via most common devices.

Register today and learn how to ensure all your students meet the ACS standard for safety preparedness.

Expanding ACS’ Diversity & Inclusion Cover Art Series in 2022

In February 2021, Analytical Chemistry published the first edition of its Diversity & Inclusion Cover Art Series. The cover featured Dr. Jeanita Pritchett’s original painting of a young girl standing in front of a mirror, seeing herself as a “grown up” chemist; she penned an accompanying Editorial that featured the details of her story. Since this initial publication, ACS Publications continues to be amazed by the wonderful contributions to this series and the positive reactions that have resonated from the community. Analytical Chemistry published 9 more covers in 2021, and the journal is excited to continue this monthly series in 2022.

This Analytical Chemistry Editorial from last year highlighted the importance ACS Publications places on using our publishing platform to amplify marginalized voices and recognize historically excluded or under-recognized populations of chemists. ACS Publications is pleased to announce that our other journal Editors share this sentiment and will expand the series to each of their journals for one issue in 2022. You are invited and encouraged to submit your own cover to the ACS journal of your choosing, helping to amplify the visibility of underrepresented chemists in our communities.

Submission Details:

ACS journals are soliciting authors who are underrepresented in the chemistry community (most notably those who identify as BIPOC, LGBTQ, first generation, and those with disabilities) to submit their cover art. Each participating journal issue front cover will feature the artist’s artwork, as well as an editorial written by the artist describing their artwork and story. Artists need not be chemists, but the work and editorial should have a connection to the field of chemistry. ACS hopes this initiative serves as another one way to foster an inclusive environment in which underrepresented cohorts in the chemistry community can strengthen their voice through their artwork and written word.

If selected, artists will be compensated $1000 USD.* ACS Publications may select some cover art be featured on ACS store products; in this case, additional compensation will be provided.

If you are interested in contributing to this initiative, please submit the following:

  • An initial sketch of your artwork; the sketch should clearly communicate the diversity and inclusion theme.
  • A paragraph describing the cover art idea and its meaning to you.
  • Top 3-5 preferred journal(s) in which you would like your artwork and editorial to appear. We will do our best to accommodate your preferences.

If your initial sketch is selected for this program, you will be asked to provide:

  • Completed artwork that can be digitized to 8.19 x 10.0 inches with a resolution of 300 dpi or higher, preferably in the .jpg or .tif format. The cover art must include 2 inches of space to accommodate the journal logo.
  • A short editorial describing your story and your artwork (roughly 400­-800 words).

ACS Publications will consider artwork submissions on a rolling basis until Sept 30, 2022. Please note that ACS Publications will compile and promote all published covers in an end-of-year collection.

Submit your artwork now!

See previous covers and editorials from this program.

*Please note cover art under this program will not be tied to a research article. It is the responsibility of the individual to ensure they can accept outside forms of payment from ACS.

If you have any questions, please email: DEIRCoverArt@acs.org

Celebrating African American Chemists: Seth Ablordeppey

Professor Seth Ablordeppey researches new drugs for central nervous system diseases such as schizophrenia and depression, as well as treatments for emerging infectious diseases. He is a professor of basic pharmaceutical sciences, and Eminent Scholar Chair and Fulbright Scholar of biomedical sciences, in the College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences at Florida A&M University, where he has taught since 1993.  He has served as a research mentor to both undergraduate and graduate students, and coordinated and mentored high school students through the American Chemical Society’s Project SEED program.

Read on to learn more about his life, his research, and his work getting underrepresented minorities (URMs) interested in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) careers.

Describe the current focus of your work.

Like other professors in academic institutions, I have a three-focused responsibility; to teach, to conduct research and to contribute to improving societal issues through my service to scientific communities here at Florida A&M University College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences. My responsibility to teach is focused on imparting medicinal chemistry concepts to student pharmacists and B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. students in pharmaceutical sciences. Given that many students shy away from anything chemistry, I consider laying this foundation central to my students becoming good and clinically competent pharmacists and pharmaceutical scientists in the forefront of clinical practice and drug development respectively.  In addition, I have the responsibility to mentor these students not only professionally, but also as a model of life after they are no longer in school. I consider mentoring a central focus of my responsibilities because for many of these students the faculty maybe their only real role models for life following graduation. What a great opportunity that is!

My primary research focus is in drug discovery and drug development for central nervous system ailments. Thus, my research group includes synthetic chemists, analytical chemists and those with expertise in pharmacological testing of our designed and synthesized compounds. In addition, we are interested in exploring African traditional medicines as sources of new scaffolds for developing drugs to treat diseases that disproportionately affect minorities such as emerging infections, cancers, diabetes, and several others. And even in this arena, we emphasize mentoring and equipping minority learners to become the future pharmaceutical scientists and increase diversity in the field. In fact, our college is reputed to be the largest producer of minority Ph.D.s in the pharmaceutical scientists in the Nation. It is notable that I have already served as the major advisor for 13 Ph.D. minority graduates in STEM fields.

Finally, my service responsibilities extend across many domains. Apart from the usual journal reviews and serving on institutional committees, I have consistently been serving as a grant reviewer for the National Institutes of Health since 1995 and continue to do so. One of the exciting experiences I have had through serving on over 120 review panels and site visits at majority and minority institutions, is how minority students get into the STEM fields. Almost always those I have met would tell you they were planning for some other popular professional career and then had an opportunity often to participate in some research activity and then become “hooked” into a chemical sciences field. Maybe there is a lesson to be learned there!

Even more importantly, imagine you are participating in a 100-meter race in the Olympics and to begin the race you are placed on a line 10 meters behind all the other runners in the race! Please, tell me if you think that is fair, especially if the individual is expected to be able to somehow catch up with the others and even win the race?

However, another lesson I have learned serving as a grant reviewer and participating as a site visit team member and leader, is that all majority institutions hire researchers and offer them great start-up funds, but few Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and minority-serving institutions offer any start-up funds. Interestingly, faculty in majority institutions expect faculty in minority institutions on review panels to present the same types of proposals! I am not sure what name this situation should be called but it’s the epitome of implicit bias in the research enterprise. Sadly, the same problem transfers to minority training where our graduates are not exposed to some of the cutting-edge research that might be necessary for them to compete in their chosen fields. I pray that we find a solution to these vexing problems.

How did you become interested in your field?

My interest in chemistry was inspired by my high school chemistry teacher who made the subject so attractive I decided to study it in college. In college other faculty continued to encourage me to study chemistry and they helped me to retain my desire to enter a career in the chemical sciences. However, it was my interest in African traditional medicines that led to my decision to pursue a study in the pharmaceutical sciences and drug development after my baccalaureate. I was particularly intrigued by the fact that a drug can independently develop in a plant which led to the desire to know more and to be a part of groups that investigate plants for drug development. I have not looked back ever since.

STEM continues to be an underrepresented field for African Americans, what changes need to take place in the chemistry field to change this?

Surveys we have carried out over the course of my career indicate that the way many underrepresented minorities (URMs) get exposed and become interested in the STEM field is through hands on research engagement in an academic or industrial laboratory. Thus, one change I will recommend for attracting URMs to the STEM fields is to expand Summer paid internships in STEM research labs and solicit minority students to participate in such programs. Research during regular semesters as opposed to the Summer, does not appear to be as effective because it competes with other didactic courses that the students must pass in addition to other jobs that the students take on to make ends meet. Additional advantages of paid summer research include:

  1. It demystifies and reassures the URM students that they are capable of engaging in the STEM field.
  2. It exposes them to career opportunities they are unaware of.

How do you think social media has played an important role in bringing awareness to African American chemist across the globe?

Prior to the rise of social media across the globe, the scientific work of any one individual was limited to the immediate environment in which one resided and occasionally one’s publications might be read somewhere else. Social media began to change that, especially in the political, economic and social science spaces. While science and in particular the STEM field, have not caught up completely yet, there are great strides being made and the chemical sciences are in the mix. In fact, the younger generation of minority scientists appear to be doing much better than our generation. Incidentally, the current COVID-19 pandemic has forced many of us into exploring social media to communicate our research in the chemical sciences, and I predict the impact of social media will continue to grow as many African Americans become comfortable with its use in communicating activities in our chemical spaces.

What’s one piece of advice you wished you’d received before starting your career in chem?

That while hard work is a prerequisite for success, it is not enough to bring about an optimum outcome. In addition to hard work, one needs to plan one’s future, mapping out how you plan to get there from where you are and editing the plan as you proceed, so as to ensure you accomplish your goals in every aspect of life.

Over the course my personal development, I can point out people who sometimes are not even minorities but have taken interest in my development and mentored or gave me opportunities that I wouldn’t have had any other way. I am reminded, for example, of Dr. Louis Williams, a professor at the University of Houston, who arranged for me to study for my Ph.D. when I wasn’t thinking about that at the time. Thus, along with one’s own planning efforts, ensure that you identify a mentor who values you and is willing to listen to your doubts and problems to provide guidance you might not otherwise have.

Where do you hope to see the field, as it pertains to African Americans in the next ten years?

I think that in as far as the current generation of African American chemical scientists continue to be exposed through social media especially, and efforts continue to be made by societies like the American Chemical Society to focus on diversity and inclusion in the chemical sciences, we can expect to see positive developments in solving at least the problems that hinder development and cause underrepresentation in the chemical sciences.

What chemist has inspired you most?

Among the many African American chemists that I am drawn to are Percy Julian for his brilliance, tenacity and persistence in research and St. Elmo Brady for paving the way to become the First African American to earn a Ph.D. in chemistry.

Against all odds and taking on challenging issues, Dr. Julian managed to persist in chemical research. He earned his Ph.D. and became the first to accomplish the 11-step synthesis of physostigmine, a drug which continues to be used in the clinic today and in research. His life story in chemical research is one all chemistry students will need to become familiar with, not only for its inspiration, but also for the teachable moments it provides.

Dr. Brady received his Ph.D. at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, and he has demonstrated how to travel the road our friends and neighbors have not traveled and how to invest in areas that provide opportunities for the next generation by establishing the first graduate program in chemistry at a HBCU and subsequently in three other universities.

What are you most proud of in your career?

As a university teacher for about 40 years now, I have been blessed to have taught over three thousand students in the chemical sciences including pharmacy, most of whom were students of color. In particular, I have served as the major advisor for 14 Ph.D. students with several more in the pipeline. With at least six of these graduates now in the professorate and imparting their chemical knowledge and abilities to more and more students and especially URMs in the chemical sciences fields. I can only say thank you to all the teachers, professors and others who have steered me and poured out themselves to make me the professional I have become. Kudos to you all! For me, the opportunity that comes with each year that I teach, is priceless and I am proud to have touched and influenced the lives of countless numbers of students who continue to inspire many more students, now and in the future!

Read Research from Seth Ablordeppey in ACS Publications Journals.