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Clothing Warns About Hazards

02 April 2014 – Protective clothing warns immediately when its wearer comes in contact with hazardous substances

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Biotech in Germany

01 April 2014 – German biotech industry is developing slowly, but cooperations with pharmaceutical, chemical and consumer industry is promising

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Picture Competition 2013 & Calendar 2014

02 September 2013 – The best pictures showing the beautiful and fascinating things you find in a chemistry lab are combined in a calendar for 2014

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Bulletin: Gel Filled Filter—More than a Pore

23 April 2014 – Microgel-based thermoresponsive membranes for water filtration

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Noteworthy: Academic−Industrial Partnerships in Drug Discovery and Development

22 April 2014 – According to K. C. Nicolaou, such a partnership will be essential to apply fundamental chemistry to medicine

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Bulletin: Versatile Capsules

15 April 2014 – Multifunctional microcapsules made from metals and tannic acid

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Noteworthy: 2013 Trends in Chemistry

14 March 2014 An overview of the latest trend reports published annually in Nachrichten aus der Chemie, the GDCh magazine

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Behind the Science: Copolymerization of Metal Nanoparticles

19 February 2014 Dr. Jonathan Faiz talks to Professor Eugenia Kumacheva about her article on the assembly of metal nanoparticles

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Interview: Dan Shechtman: Succeeding in Science

30 October 2013 Nobel Laureate Dan Shechtman talks about the reason why quasicrystals weren't discovered earlier and his unerring belief in his experiments


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30 September 2013 Professor Linda Nazar summarizes her research that focuses on developing new materials for energy storage and conversion

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Molecular Nutrition & Food Research

Nicotinamide treatment ameliorates the course of experimental colitis mediated by enhanced neutrophil‐specific antibacterial clearance

  • Published: 25 April 2014
  • Author(s): Dominik Bettenworth, Tobias M. Nowacki, Matthias Ross, Pierre Kyme, Daniela Schwammbach, Linda Kerstiens, Gabriela B. Thoennissen, Carsten Bokemeyer, Karin Hengst, Wolfgang E. Berdel, Jan Heidemann, Nils H. Thoennissen

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New biphasic solvent system based on cyclopentyl methyl ether for the purification of a non‐polar synthetic peptide by pH‐zone refining centrifugal partition chromatography

  • Published: 25 April 2014
  • Author(s): Nassima Amarouche, Leslie Boudesocque, Nicolas Borie, Matthieu Giraud, Luciano Forni, Alessandro Butte, Florence Edwards, Jean‐Hugues Renault

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Characterization of process‐related impurities including forced degradation products of alogliptin benzoate and the development of the corresponding reversed‐phase high‐performance liquid chromatography method

  • Published: 25 April 2014
  • Author(s): YuXia Zhou, WenTao Zhou, LiLi Sun, QiaoGen Zou, Ping Wei, PingKai OuYang

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Fast ultrasound‐assisted extraction followed by capillary gas chromatography combined with nitrogen–phosphorous selective detector for the trace determination of tebuconazole in garlic, soil and water samples

  • Published: 25 April 2014
  • Author(s): Sunil Kumar Singh, P. Padmaja, S. Y. Pandey

Journal of Separation Science

Comparison of three chromatographic techniques for the detection of mitragynine and other indole and oxindole alkaloids in Mitragyna speciosa (kratom) plants

  • Published: 25 April 2014
  • Author(s): Mei Wang, Emily J. Carrell, Zulfiqar Ali, Bharathi Avula, Cristina Avonto, Jon F. Parcher, Ikhlas A. Khan

Journal of Separation Science

Determination of plant growth regulators in pears by microwave‐assisted extraction and liquid chromatography with electrospray ionization mass spectrometry

  • Published: 25 April 2014
  • Author(s): Xuejin Mao, Lijuan Tang, Ting Tan, Yiqun Wan

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Headspace stir bar sorptive extraction followed by thermal desorption and gas chromatography with mass spectrometry to determine musk fragrances in sludge samples without sample pretreatment

  • Published: 25 April 2014
  • Author(s): Laura Vallecillos, Marta Pedrouzo, Eva Pocurull, Francesc Borrull

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Quantitative analysis and pharmacokinetics study of tigecycline in human serum using a validated sensitive liquid chromatography with tandem mass spectrometry method

  • Published: 25 April 2014
  • Author(s): Jiao Xie, Taotao Wang, Xue Wang, Xiaoliang Cheng, Haiyan Dong, Yan Wang, Xiaowei Zheng, Liang Zhou, Jianfeng Xing, Yalin Dong

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High‐performance liquid chromatography with diode‐array detection cotinine method adapted for the assessment of tobacco smoke exposure

  • Published: 25 April 2014
  • Author(s): Mónica Bartolomé, Alejandrina Gallego‐Picó, Olga Huetos, Argelia Castaño

CLEAN - Soil, Air, Water

A Review on Formation and Decay Kinetics of Trihalomethanes in Water of Different Qualities

  • Published: 25 April 2014
  • Author(s): Abbas Al‐Omari, Ayse Muhammetoglu, Ethem Karadirek, Anwar Jiries, Mufeed Batarseh, Bulent Topkaya, Selcuk Soyupak

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Palladium‐Catalyzed Silver‐Mediated α‐Arylation of Acetic Acid: A New Approach for the α‐Arylation of Carbonyl Compounds

  • Published: 24 April 2014
  • Author(s): Guo‐Jie Wu, Jing Guan, Fu‐She Han, Yu‐Long Zhao


Superior Catalytic Activity of Sub‐5 μm‐Thick Pt/SiC Films as Counter Electrodes for Dye‐Sensitized Solar Cells

  • Published: 24 April 2014
  • Author(s): Sining Yun, Anders Hagfeldt, Tingli Ma


Electrically Controlled Eight‐Spin‐Qubit Entangled‐State Generation in a Molecular Break Junction

  • Published: 24 April 2014
  • Author(s): Mausumi Chattopadhyaya, Md. Mehboob Alam, Debasis Sarkar, Swapan Chakrabarti


Solid‐State Perovskite‐Sensitized p‐Type Mesoporous Nickel Oxide Solar Cells

  • Published: 24 April 2014
  • Author(s): Haining Tian, Bo Xu, Hong Chen, Erik M. J. Johansson, Gerrit Boschloo

European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry

Structural and Physical Properties of (EDO‐TTF‐Cl) 2 XF 6 (X = As, Sb): Geometrical Aspects for Monosubstituted EDO‐TTF (EDO‐TTF = 4,5‐ethylenedioxytetrathiafulvalene)

  • Published: 24 April 2014
  • Author(s): Manabu Ishikawa, Yoshiaki Nakano, Mikio Uruichi, Akihiro Otsuka, Kyuya Yakushi, Hideki Yamochi

European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry

3D/3D Hetero‐Interpenetrating Diamondoid Framework and Homo‐Interpenetrating pcu Network by a One‐Pot Reaction

  • Published: 24 April 2014
  • Author(s): Xiang‐Guang Guo, Wen‐Bin Yang, Xiao‐Yuan Wu, Lang Lin, Can‐Zhong Lu

European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry

DRIFT and Theoretical Studies of Ethylene/Ethane Separation on Flexible Micro­porosity of [Cu 2 (2,3‐pyrazinedicarboxylate) 2 (pyrazine)] n

  • Published: 24 April 2014
  • Author(s): Keisuke Kishida, Yumiko Watanabe, Satoshi Horike, Yoshihiro Watanabe, Yoshikuni Okumura, Yuh Hijikata, Shigeyoshi Sakaki, Susumu Kitagawa

European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry

Palladium‐Catalyzed Dithiolation of ­Platinum(II) Alkynylarylacetylides with Diphenyl Disulfide Leading to Construction of π‐Conjugated Systems with Platinum and Thio Groups

  • Published: 24 April 2014
  • Author(s): Md. Mostafizur Rahman, Akihiro Nomoto, Muhammad Younus, Akiya Ogawa

European Journal of Organic Chemistry

Synthesis and Characterization of Bisumanenylidene

  • Published: 24 April 2014
  • Author(s): Toru Amaya, Takanori Ito, Toshikazu Hirao

European Journal of Organic Chemistry

Copper‐Catalyzed C(sp 3 )–C(sp 2 ) Cross‐Coupling: Synthesis of 4‐Aryl‐2‐alkyl­amino‐3‐nitro‐4 H ‐chromenes

  • Published: 24 April 2014
  • Author(s): H. Surya Prakash Rao, A. Veera Bhadra Rao

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March 2014

Naoya Kumagai*, Masakatsu Shibasaki*
Asymmetric Catalysis with Bis(hydroxyphenyl)diamides/Rare‐Earth Metal Complexes [Minireview]
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2013, vol. 52, p. 223

Mark D. Simon, Patrick L. Heider, Andrea Adamo, Alexander A. Vinogradov, Surin K. Mong, Xiyuan Li, Tatiana Berger, Rocco L. Policarpo, Chi Zhang, Yekui Zou, Xiaoli Liao, Alexander M. Spokoyny, Klavs F. Jensen, Bradley L. Pentelute*
Rapid Flow‐Based Peptide Synthesis [Full Paper]
ChemBioChem 2014, vol. 15, p. 713

Jeroen ten Dam*, Kristina Djanashvili, Freek Kapteijn, Ulf Hanefeld
Pt/Al2O3 Catalyzed 1,3‐Propanediol Formation from Glycerol using Tungsten Additives [Full Paper]
ChemCatChem 2013, vol. 5, p. 497

M. P. Pandey, C. S. Kim*
Lignin Depolymerization and Conversion: A Review of Thermochemical Methods [Review]
Chem. Eng. Technol. 2011, vol. 34, p. 29

Elke Richling, Michael Habermeyer
Ist Kaffeetrinken gesund? [Artikel]
Chem. Unserer Zeit 2014, vol. 48, p. 12

Wen Chen, Bernhard Gutmann, C. Oliver Kappe*
Characterization of Microwave‐Induced Electric Discharge Phenomena in Metal–Solvent Mixtures [Full Paper]
ChemistryOpen 2012, vol. 1, p. 39

Xin Zhang, Xuan Ji, Ruifei Su, Brandon L. Weeks, Zhao Zhang, Songlu Deng*
Aerobic Oxidation of 9H‐Fluorenes to 9‐Fluorenones using Mono‐/Multilayer Graphene‐Supported Alkaline Catalyst [Full Paper]
ChemPlusChem 2013, vol. 78, p. 703

M. Thommes*
Physical Adsorption Characterization of Nanoporous Materials [Übersichtsbeitrag]
Chem. Ing. Tech. 2010, vol. 82, p. 1059

Matthew N. Hopkinson, Basudev Sahoo, Jun‐Long Li, Frank Glorius*
Dual Catalysis Sees the Light: Combining Photoredox with Organo‐, Acid, and Transition‐Metal Catalysis [Minireview]
Chem. Eur. J. 2014, vol. 20, p. 3874

Gang Qian, Zhi Yuan Wang*
Near-Infrared Organic Compounds and Emerging Applications [Focus Review]
Chem. Asian J. 2010, vol. 5, p. 1006

Youhei Takeda, Satoru Enokijima, Toshiki Nagamachi, Kazuhisa Nakayama, Satoshi Minakata*
Cover Picture: Straightforward and Versatile Synthesis of Fullerooxazoles from C60 and Carboxamides through Radical Reactions under Mild Conditions (Asian J. Org. Chem. 1/2013) [Cover Picture]
Asian J. Org. Chem. 2013, vol. 2, p. 1

Lluís Ballell*, Robert H. Bates, Rob J. Young, Daniel Alvarez‐Gomez, Emilio Alvarez‐Ruiz, Vanessa Barroso, Delia Blanco, Benigno Crespo, Jaime Escribano, Rubén González, Sonia Lozano, Sophie Huss, Angel Santos‐Villarejo, José Julio Martín‐Plaza, Alfonso Mendoza, María José Rebollo‐Lopez, Modesto Remuiñan‐Blanco, José Luis Lavandera, Esther Pérez‐Herran, Francisco Javier Gamo‐Benito, José Francisco García‐Bustos, David Barros, Julia P. Castro, Nicholas Cammack
Fueling Open‐Source Drug Discovery: 177 Small‐Molecule Leads against Tuberculosis [Full Paper]
ChemMedChem 2013, vol. 8, p. 313

Sunil Kumar*, Dominic Alibhai, Anca Margineanu, Romain Laine, Gordon Kennedy, James McGinty, Sean Warren, Douglas Kelly, Yuriy Alexandrov, Ian Munro, Clifford Talbot, Daniel W. Stuckey, Christopher Kimberly, Bertrand Viellerobe, Francois Lacombe, Eric W.-F. Lam, Harriet Taylor, Margaret J. Dallman, Gordon Stamp, Edward J. Murray, Frank Stuhmeier, Alessandro Sardini, Matilda Katan, Daniel S. Elson, Mark A. A. Neil, Chris Dunsby, Paul M. W. French
FLIM FRET Technology for Drug Discovery: Automated Multiwell-Plate High-Content Analysis, Multiplexed Readouts and Application in Situ [Article]
ChemPhysChem 2011, vol. 12, p. 609

Arunabha Ghosh, Young Hee Lee*
Carbon-Based Electrochemical Capacitors [Review]
ChemSusChem 2012, vol. 5, p. 480

Wesley A. Hoffert, Michael T. Mock, Aaron M. Appel, Jenny Y. Yang
Incorporation of Hydrogen‐Bonding Functionalities into the Second Coordination Sphere of Iron‐Based Water‐Oxidation Catalysts [Full Paper]
Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2013, p. 3846

Wang, Xi; Zhou, Yujing; Ji, Guojing; Wu, Guojiao; Li, Ming; Zhang, Yan; Wang, Jianbo
Trifluoromethylthiolation of Diazo Compounds through Copper Carbene Migratory Insertion [Short Communication]
Eur. J. Org. Chem., 10.1002/ejoc.201402105

Deutscher Lebensmittelchemikertag 2013 in Braunschweig [Poster]
Lebensmittelchemie 2014, vol. 68, p. 5

Knust, Kyle N.; Hlushkou, Dzmitry; Tallarek, Ulrich; Crooks, Richard M.
Electrochemical Desalination for a Sustainable Water Future [Concept]
ChemElectroChem, 10.1002/celc.201300236

Peter Heinzerling*, Sascha Schanze*
Enzymkinetische Untersuchungen mit Nahrungsergänzungsmitteln und moderner Medizindiagnostik [Artikel]
ChemKon - Chemie Konkret 2014, vol. 21, p. 15

Falk Harnisch, Tunga Salthammer
The Chemistry of Breaking Bad
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Huaxing Zhou, Liqiang Yang, Andrew C. Stuart, Samuel C. Price, Shubin Liu, Wei You
Development of Fluorinated Benzothiadiazole as a Structural Unit for a Polymer Solar Cell of 7 % Efficiency [Communication]
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2011, vol. 50, pp. 2995–2998

Renata Zofia Jurkowska, Tomasz Piotr Jurkowski, Albert Jeltsch
Structure and Function of Mammalian DNA Methyltransferases [Review]
ChemBioChem 2011, vol. 12, pp. 206–222

Holger Dau, Christian Limberg, Tobias Reier, Marcel Risch, Stefan Roggan, Peter Strasser
The Mechanism of Water Oxidation: From Electrolysis via Homogeneous to Biological Catalysis [Review]
ChemCatChem 2010, vol. 2, pp. 724–761

L. Thirup, M. Østergaard Petersen, J. Larsen, H. Wen Li, F. Krogh Iversen
The IBUS Process – Lignocellulosic Bioethanol Close to a Commercial Reality [Research Article]
Chem. Eng. Technol. 2008, vol. 31, pp. 765–772

Lutz Ackermann, Andreas Althammer
Moderne Magnesiumorganische Chemie. Neues von der Grignard-Reaktion [Artikel]
Chem. unserer Zeit 2009, vol. 43, pp. 74–83

V. Heinz, R. Buckow
High Pressure Processing – a Database of Kinetic Information [Übersichtsbeitrag]
Chem. Ing. Tech. 2008, vol. 80, pp. 1081–1095

Rodolphe Jazzar, Julien Hitce, Alice Renaudat, Julien Sofack-Kreutzer, Olivier Baudoin
Functionalization of Organic Molecules by Transition-Metal-Catalyzed C(sp3)-H Activation [Minireview]
Chem. Eur. J. 2010, vol. 16, pp. 2654–2672

Jian Zhou
Recent Advances in Multicatalyst Promoted Asymmetric Tandem Reactions [Focus Review]
Chem. Asian J. 2010, vol. 5, pp. 422–434

Stefan Peukert, Karen Miller-Moslin
Small-Molecule Inhibitors of the Hedgehog Signaling Pathway as Cancer Therapeutics [Review]
ChemMedChem 2010, vol. 5, pp. 500–512

Sven Rühle, Menny Shalom, Arie Zaban
Quantum-Dot-Sensitized Solar Cells [Review]
ChemPhysChem 2010, vol. 11, pp. 2290–2304

Dang Sheng Su, Robert Schlögl
Nanostructured Carbon and Carbon Nanocomposites for Electrochemical Energy Storage Applications [Review]
ChemSusChem 2010, vol. 3, pp. 136–168

Nathan C. Smythe, John C. Gordon
Ammonia Borane as a Hydrogen Carrier: Dehydrogenation and Regeneration [Microreview]
Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2010, pp. 509–521

Cheng Zhong, Xiaodong Shi
When Organocatalysis Meets Transition-Metal Catalysis [Microreview]
Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2010, pp. 2999–3025

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Event Highlight: Chemistry – Element of Life

20 September 2013 The Science Forum Chemistry or Wissenschaftsforum, the largest and most important scientific event of the GDCh, took place in Darmstadt


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Picture Competition 2013

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Spotlight: Society Journals Leading the Pack

12 July 2012 Comparing the 2011 ISI Impact Factors of ChemPubSoc Europe, RSC, and ACS journals


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Angewandte Chemie International Edition

11 November 2010 Angewandte Chemie International Edition, with its excellent Impact Factor of 12.730 (2010) which is higher than those of comparable journals, strengthens its leading position among the general chemistry journals.

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