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Wiley and Wiley-VCH presents a special virtual issue, highlighting the top cited papers published in the field of Chemistry in honor of the 2011 American Chemical Society Fall meeting.

With the recent release of impact factors from Thomson Reuters ISI reports, we are pleased to announce that once again 66 % of the journals listed in chemistry and its related subjects, show a year on year increase in their Impact Factor.

This virtual issue will be free for a limited time.


Chirality

Impact Factor: 2.892

Virtual Issue article from Chirality

The determination of the absolute configurations of chiral molecules using vibrational circular dichroism (VCD) spectroscopy

Philip J. Stephens, Frank J. Devlin, Jian-Jung Pan

Volume 20, Issue 5, pages 643–663, 15 May 2008


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Color Research & Application

Impact Factor: 0.753

Virtual Issue article from Chirality

Color rendering: A tale of two metrics

Mark S. Rea, Jean P. Freyssinier-Nova

Volume 33, Issue 3, pages 192–202, June 2008


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Coloration Technology

Impact Factor: .960

Virtual Issue article from Coloration Technology

Azo dye removal by Moringa oleifera seed extract coagulation
Jesús Beltrán-Heredia, Jesús Sánchez Martín
Volume 124, Issue 5, pages 310–317, October 2008


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Contrast Media & Molecular Imaging

Impact Factor: 4.02

Virtual Issue article from Contrast Media & Molecular Imaging

Classification and basic properties of contrast agents for magnetic resonance imaging
Carlos F. G. C. Geraldes, Sophie Laurent
Volume 4, Issue 1, pages 1–23, January/February 2009


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Environmental Progress & Sustainable Energy

Impact Factor: 1.308

Virtual Issue article from Environmental Progress & Sustainable Energy

Characterization of biochar from fast pyrolysis and gasification systems
Catherine E. Brewer, Klaus Schmidt-Rohr, Justinus A. Satrio, Robert C. Brown
Volume 28, Issue 3, pages 386–396, October 2009


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Environmental Toxicology

Impact Factor: 1.932

Virtual Issue article from Environmental Toxicology

Ecotoxicity of selected nano-materials to aquatic organisms
C. Blaise, F. Gagné, J.F. Férard, P. Eullaffroy
Volume 23, Issue 5, pages 591–598, October 2008



Heteroatom Chemistry

Impact Factor: 1.044

Virtual Issue article from Heteroatom Chemistry

Synthesis and antitumor activity of novel -aminophosphonates from diterpenic dehydroabietylamine
Xiaoping Rao, Zhanqian Song, Ling He
Volume 19, Issue 5, pages 512–516, July 2008



International Journal of Quantum Chemistry

Impact Factor: 1.302

Virtual Issue article from International Journal of Quantum Chemistry

Theoretical study of the oxidative polymerization of aniline with peroxydisulfate: Tetramer formation
Gordana C'iric'-Marjanovic', Miroslava Trchová, Jaroslav Stejskal
Volume 108, Issue 2, pages 318–333, 2008



International Journal of Chemical Kinetics

Impact Factor: 1.154

Virtual Issue article from International Journal of Chemical Kinetics

Thermal decomposition reaction and a comprehensive kinetic model of dimethyl ether
Zhenwei Zhao, Marcos Chaos, Andrei Kazakov, Frederick L. Dryer
Volume 40, Issue 1, pages 1–18, January 2008



Journal of Biochemical and Molecular Toxicology

Impact Factor: 1.438

Virtual Issue article from Journal of Biochemical and Molecular Toxicology

Phosphorylation of Nrf2 in the transcription activation domain by casein kinase 2 (CK2) is critical for the nuclear translocation and transcription activation function of Nrf2 in IMR-32 neuroblastoma cells
Patrick L. Apopa, Xiaoqing He, Qiang Ma
Volume 22, Issue 1, pages 63–76, February 2008



Journal of Computational Chemistry

Impact Factor: 4.050

Virtual Issue article from Journal of Computational Chemistry

CHARMM: The biomolecular simulation program
B. R. Brooks et al.
Volume 30, Issue 10, pages 1545–1614, 30 July 2009


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Journal of Heterocyclic Chemistry

Impact Factor: .962

Virtual Issue article from Journal of Heterocyclic Chemistry

An efficient synthesis of polyhydroacridine derivatives by the three-component reaction of aldehydes, amines and dimedone in ionic liquid
Da-Qing Shi, Sai-Nan Ni, Fang-Yang, Jing-Wen Shi, Guo-Lan Dou, Xiao-Yue Li, Xiang-Shan Wang
Volume 45, Issue 3, pages 653–660, May/June 2008


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Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Impact Factor: 3.031

Virtual Issue article from Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Dendrimers as drug carriers: Applications in different routes of drug administration
Yiyun Cheng, Zhenhua Xu, Minglu Ma, Tongwen Xu
Volume 97, Issue 1, pages 123–143, January 2008


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Medicinal Research Reviews

Impact Factor: 10.228

Virtual Issue article from Medicinal Research Reviews

Click chemistry reactions in medicinal chemistry: Applications of the 1,3-dipolar cycloaddition between azides and alkynes
Gian Cesare Tron, Tracey Pirali, Richard A. Billington, Pier Luigi Canonico, Giovanni Sorba, Armando A. Genazzani
Volume 28, Issue 2, pages 278–308, March 2008


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Molecular Informatics

Virtual Issue article from Molecular Informatics

Drug-Target Networks
Ingo Vogt, Jordi Mestres
Volume 29, Issue 1-2, pages 10–14, January 12, 2010


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Journal of Polymer Science Part A—Polymer Chemistry

Impact Factor: 3.894

Virtual Issue article from JOURNAL OF POLYMER SCIENCE PART A-POLYMER

Polymerization of oligo(ethylene glycol) (meth)acrylates: Toward new generations of smart biocompatible materials
Lutz Jean-Francois
Volume 46, Issue 11, pages 3459-3470, June 2008


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Journal of Polymer Science Part B—Polymer Physics

Virtual Issue article from JOURNAL OF POLYMER SCIENCE PART B-POLYMER PHYSICS

Functionalized Graphene Sheet-Poly(vinylidene fluoride) Conductive Nanocomposites
Ansari Seema; Giannelis Emmanuel P.
Volume 47, Issue 9, pages 888-897, May 2009



Journal of Labelled Compounds & Radiopharmaceuticals

Impact Factor: 1.096

Virtual Issue article from JOURNAL OF LABELLED COMPOUNDS & RADIOPHARMACEUTICALS

Preparation, quality control and stability of 99mTc-sparafloxacin complex, a novel agent for detecting sites of infection
Motaleb, MA
Volume 52, Issue 9-10, pages 415-418, July/August 2009


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Advanced Materials

Impact Factor: 10.857

Virtual Issue article from Advanced Materials

Polymer-Fullerene Bulk-Heterojunction Solar Cells
Gilles Dennler, Markus C. Scharber, Christoph J. Brabec
Volume 21, Issue 13, pages 1323-1338, April 2009


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Advanced Functional Materials

Impact Factor: 8.486

Virtual Issue article from Advanced Functional Materials

A Graphene Nanoprobe for Rapid, Sensitive, and Multicolor Fluorescent DNA Analysis
Shijiang He, Bo Song, Di Li, Changfeng Zhu, Wenpeng Qi, Yanqin Wen, Lihua Wang, Shiping Song, Haiping Fang, Chunhai Fan
Volume 20, Issue 3, pages 453-459, February 2010


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Macromolecular Rapid Communications

Impact Factor: 4.365

Virtual Issue article from Macromolecular Rapid Communications

‘Click’ Chemistry in Polymer and Material Science: An Update
Wolfgang H. Binder, Robert Sachsenhofer
Volume 29, Issue 12-13, pages 952-981, July 2008



Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics

Impact Factor: 2.437

Virtual Issue article from Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics

Metallopolyyne Polymers as New Functional Materials for Photovoltaic and Solar Cell Applications
Wai-Yeung Wong
Volume 209, Issue 1, pages 14-24, January 2008



Macromolecular Bioscience

Impact Factor: 3.458

Virtual Issue article from Macromolecular Bioscience

Stimuli-Responsive Polymersomes as Nanocarriers for Drug and Gene Delivery
Wolfgang Meier, Ozana Onaca, Ramona Enea, David W. Hughes
Volume 9, Issue 2, pages 129-139, February 2009



Macromolecular Materials and Engineering

Impact Factor: 1.916

Virtual Issue article from Macromolecular Materials and Engineering

Carbon Black Networking in Elastomers Monitored by Dynamic Mechanical and Dielectric Spectroscopy
Manfred Klueppel, Johann G. Meier
Volume 293, Issue 1, pages 12-38, January 2008



Angewandte Chemie International Edition

Impact Factor: 12.730

Virtual Issue article from Angewandte Chemie International Edition

Polymer–Fullerene Composite Solar Cells
Barry C. Thompson, Jean M. J. Fréchet
Volume 47, Issue 1, pages 58-77, December 2007


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Chemistry – A European Journal

Impact Factor: 5.476

Virtual Issue article from Chemistry – A European Journal

Recent Developments in Enantioselective Gold(I) Catalysis
Ross A. Widenhoefer
Volume 14, Issue 18, pages 5382–5391, June 2008


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Chemistry – an Asian Journal

Impact Factor: 4.188

Virtual Issue article from Chemistry – an Asian Journal

Hydrogen-Bond-Mediated Asymmetric Catalysis
Xinhong Yu, Wei Wang
Volume 3, Issue 3, pages 516–532, March 2008


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European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry

Impact Factor: 2.909

Virtual Issue article from European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry

Donor-Functionalised N-Heterocyclic Carbene Complexes of Group 9 and 10 Metals in Catalysis: Trends and Directions
Adrien T. Normand, Kingsley J. Cavell
Volume 2008, Issue 18, pages 2781–2800, June 2008


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European Journal of Organic Chemistry

Impact Factor: 3.206

Virtual Issue article from European Journal of Organic Chemistry

Continuous Flow Reactors, a Tool for the Modern Synthetic Chemist
Charlotte Wiles, Paul Watts
Volume 2008, Issue 10, pages 1655–1671, April 2008


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ChemBioChem

Impact Factor: 3.945

Virtual Issue article from ChemBioChem

Design of Gold Nanoparticle-Based Colorimetric Biosensing Assays
Weian Zhao, Michael A. Brook, Yingfu Li
Volume 9, Issue 15, pages 2363–2371, October 2008


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ChemPhysChem

Impact Factor: 3.339

Virtual Issue article from ChemPhysChem

Self-Assembling Nanoparticles at Surfaces and Interfaces
Sachin Kinge, Mercedes Crego-Calama, David N. Reinhoudt
Volume 9, Issue 1, pages 20–42, January 2008


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ChemSusChem

Impact Factor: 6.325

Virtual Issue article from ChemSusChem

Photochemical Conversion of Solar Energy
Vincenzo Balzani, Alberto Credi, Margherita Venturi
Volume 1, Issue 1-2, pages 26–58, February 2008


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ChemMedChem

Impact Factor: 3.306

Virtual Issue article from ChemMedChem

G-Quadruplexes: Targets in Anticancer Drug Design
Tian-miao Ou, Yu-jing Lu, Jia-heng Tan, Zhi-shu Huang, Kwok-Yin Wong, Lian-quan Gu
Volume 3, Issue 5, pages 690–713, May 2008


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ChemCatChem

Impact Factor: 3.345

Virtual Issue article from ChemCatChem

Palladium-Catalyzed C3 or C4 Direct Arylation of Heteroaromatic Compounds with Aryl Halides by C–H Bond Activation
Julien Roger, Aditya L. Gottumukkala, Henri Doucet
Volume 2, Issue 1, pages 20–40, January 2010


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Advanced Synthesis & Catalysis

Impact Factor: 5.250

Virtual Issue article from Advanced Synthesis & Catalysis

Water in Stereoselective Organocatalytic Reactions
Francesco Giacalone, Michelangelo Gruttadauria, Renato Noto
Volume 351, Issue 1-2, pages 33–57, January 2009


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Chinese Journal of Chemistry

Virtual Issue article from Chinese Journal of Chemistry

Ru(bpy)32+-doped Silica Nanoparticle Aptasensor for Detection of Thrombin Based on Electrogenerated Chemiluminescence
Ping DONG, Jing-Ming ZHOU, Wen YUN, Xiao-Ying WANG, Pin-Gang HE, Yu-Zhi FANG
Volume 26, Issue 2, pages 315–320, February 2008


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Electroanalysis

Impact Factor: 2.721

Virtual Issue article from Electroanalysis

Carbon Paste Electrodes in Facts, Numbers, and Notes: A Review on the Occasion of the 50-Years Jubilee of Carbon Paste in Electrochemistry and Electroanalysis
Kurt Kalcher, Karel Vytras, Ivan Švancara, Alain Walcarius, Joseph Wang
Volume 21, Issue 1, pages 7–28, January 2009


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Fuel Cells

Impact Factor: 3.320

Virtual Issue article from Fuel Cells

Review: Durability and Degradation Issues of PEM Fuel Cell Components
V. A. T. Dam, F. A. de Bruijn, G. J. M. Janssen
Volume 8, Issue 1, pages 3–22, February 2008


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Zeitschrift für anorganische und allgemeine Chemie

Virtual Issue article from Zeitschrift für anorganische und allgemeine Chemie

5-Azido-1H-tetrazole – Improved Synthesis, Crystal Structure and Sensitivity Data
Jörg Stierstorfer, Thomas M. Klapötke, Anton Hammerl, Robert D. Chapman
Volume 634, Issue 6-7, pages 1051–1057, June 2008


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Israel Journal of Chemistry

Virtual Issue article from Israel Journal of Chemistry

OHO Hydrogen Bond Geometries and NMR Chemical Shifts: From Equilibrium Structures to Geometric H/D Isotope Effects, with Applications for Water, Protonated Water, and Compressed Ice
Hans-Heinrich Limbach, Peter M. Tolstoy, Natalia Pérez-Hernández, Jing Guo, Ilya G. Shenderovich, Gleb S. Denisov
Volume 49, Issue 2, pages 199-216, July 2009


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Propellants, Explosives, Pyrotechnics

Virtual Issue article from Propellants, Explosives, Pyrotechnics

Near Real-Time Standoff Detection of Explosives in a Realistic Outdoor Environment at 55 m Distance
Sara Wallin, Ida Johansson, Anna Pettersson, Markus Nordberg, Henric Östmark
Volume 34, Issue 4, pages 297–306, August 2009


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Helvetica Chimica Acta

Impact Factor: 1.284

Virtual Issue article from Helvetica Chimica Acta

Isolation and X-Ray Structures of Reactive Intermediates of Organocatalysis with Diphenylprolinol Ethers and with Imidazolidinones
Dieter Seebach, Uroš Grošelj, D. Michael Badine, W. Bernd Schweizer and Albert K. Beck
Volume 91, Issue 11, pages 1999–2034, November 2008



Chemistry & Biodiversity

Impact Factor: 1.586

Virtual Issue article from Chemistry & Biodiversity

KP1019, A New Redox-Active Anticancer Agent – Preclinical Development and Results of a Clinical Phase I Study in Tumor Patients
Christian G. Hartinger, Michael A. Jakupec, Stefanie Zorbas-Seifried, Michael Groessl, Alexander Egger, Walter Berger, Haralabos Zorbas, Paul J. Dyson and Bernhard K. Keppler
Volume 5, Issue 10, pages 2140–2155, October 2008



Applied Organometallic Chemistry

Impact Factor: 2.062

Virtual Issue article from Applied Organometallic Chemistry

Modifying the structure of dinuclear ruthenium complexes with antitumor activity
Maria G. Mendoza-Ferri, Christian G. Hartinger, Alexey A. Nazarov, Wolfgang Kandioller, Kay Severin, Bernhard K. Keppler
Volume 22, Issue 6, pages 326–332, June 2008


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Journal of Physical Organic Chemistry

Impact Factor: 1.478

Virtual Issue article from Journal of Physical Organic Chemistry

Kinetics study of a Diels-Alder reaction in mixtures of an ionic liquid with molecular solvents
Ali Reza Harifi-Mood, Aziz Habibi-Yangjeh, Mohammad Reza Gholami
Volume 21, Issue 9, pages 783–788, September 2008


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The Chemical Record

Impact Factor: 4.604

Virtual Issue article from The Chemical Record

Phthalocyanines: From outstanding electronic properties to emerging applications
Christian G. Claessens, Uwe Hahn, Tomás Torres
Volume 8, Issue 2, pages 75-97, 2008


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Biofuels, Bioproducts & Biorefining – BIOFPR

Impact Factor: 5.515

Virtual Issue article from Biofuels, Bioproducts & Biorefining – BIOFPR

Pretreatment: the key to unlocking low-cost cellulosic ethanol
Bin Yang, Charles E. Wyman
Volume 2, Issue 1, pages 26–40, January/February 2008


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Flavour and Fragrance Journal

Impact Factor: 1.849

Virtual Issue article from Flavour and Fragrance Journal

Formation and characterization of microcapsules by complex coacervation with liquid or solid aroma cores
Segolene Leclercq, Kristin R. Harlander, Gary A. Reineccius
Volume 24, Issue 1, pages 17-24, January/February 2009


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Phytochemical Analysis

Impact Factor: 1.848

Virtual Issue article from Phytochemical Analysis

Ultrasonic Extraction and HPLC Determination of Anthraquinones, Aloe-emodine, Emodine, Rheine, Chrysophanol and Physcione, in Roots of Polygoni multiflori
Yue Jiao, Yuegang Zuo
Volume 20, Issue 4, pages 272-278, July/August 2009


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Journal of Peptide Science

Impact Factor: 1.954

Virtual Issue article from Journal of Peptide Science

The persisting challenge of selective and specific proteasome inhibition
Michael Groll, Robert Huber, Luis Moroder
Volume 15, Issue 2, pages 58-66, February 2009


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Journal of Applied Toxicology

Impact Factor: 2.322

Virtual Issue article from Journal of Applied Toxicology

Comparative study of cytotoxicity, oxidative stress and genotoxicity induced by four typical nanomaterials: the role of particle size, shape and composition
Hui Yang, Chao Liu, Danfeng Yang, Huashan Zhang, Zhuge Xi
Volume 29, Issue 1, pages 69-78, January 2009


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Journal of Molecular Recognition

Impact Factor: 2.286

Virtual Issue article from Journal of Molecular Recognition

Analysis of full and partial agonists binding to ?2-adrenergic receptor suggests a role of transmembrane helix V in agonist-specific conformational changes
Vsevolod Katritch, Kimberly A. Reynolds, Vadim Cherezov et al
Volume 22, Issue 4, pages 307-318, July/August 2009


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Journal of Chemical Technology & Biotechnology

Impact Factor: 1.818

Virtual Issue article from Journal of Chemical Technology & Biotechnology

Biosorption: critical review of scientific rationale, environmental importance and significance for pollution treatment
Geoffrey Michael Gadd
Volume 84, Issue 1, pages 13-28, January 2009


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Journal of Food Science and Agriculture

Impact Factor: 1.360

Virtual Issue article from Journal of Food Science and Agriculture

Effect of chitosan coating in preventing deterioration and preserving the quality of fresh-cut papaya 'Maradol'
Gustavo A González-Aguilar, Elisa Valenzuela-Soto, Jaime Lizardi-Mendoza, et al
Volume 89, Issue1, pages 15-23, January 2009


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Journal of Microscopy

Impact Factor: 1.872

Virtual Issue article from Journal of Microscopy

Recording and controlling the 4D light field in a microscope using microlens arrays
M. Levoy, Z. Zhang, I. McDowall
Volume 235, Issue 2, pages 144-162, August 2009


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Magnetic Resonance in Chemistry

Impact Factor: 1.247

Virtual Issue article from Magnetic Resonance in Chemistry

Remarks on GIAO-DFT predictions of 13C chemical shifts
Katarzyna Dybiec, Adam Gryff-Keller
Volume 47, Issue 1, pages 63-66, January 2009


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Mass Spectrometry Reviews

Impact Factor: 9.091

Virtual Issue article from Mass Spectrometry Reviews

Vibrational Spectroscopy of Bare and Solvated Ionic Complexes of Biological Relevance
Nick C. Polfer, Jos Oomens
Volume 28, Issue 3, pages 468-494, May-June 2009



Polymer International

Impact Factor: 2.056

Virtual Issue article from Polymer International

ARGET ATRP of methyl methacrylate in the presence of nitrogen-based ligands as reducing agents
Yungwan Kwak, Krzysztof Matyjaszewski
Volume 58, Issue 3, pages 242-247, March 2009


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