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Drug Testing and Analysis

Patterns of drug abuse among drug users with regular and irregular attendance for treatment as detected by comprehensive UHPLC‐HR‐TOF‐MS

  • Published: 28 May 2015
  • Author(s): Mira Sundström, Anna Pelander, Kaarlo Simojoki, Ilkka Ojanperä

Drug Testing and Analysis

Peptide profiling of Internet‐obtained Cerebrolysin using high performance liquid chromatography – electrospray ionization ion trap and ultra high performance liquid chromatography – ion mobility – quadrupole time of flight mass spectrometry

  • Published: 28 May 2015
  • Author(s): Bert Gevaert, Matthias D'Hondt, Nathalie Bracke, Han Yao, Evelien Wynendaele, Johannes Petrus Cornelis Vissers, Martin De Cecco, Jan Claereboudt, Bart De Spiegeleer

Peptide Science

A β 42 and A β 40: similarities and differences

  • Published: 28 May 2015
  • Author(s): Tian Qiu, Qian Liu, Yong‐Xiang Chen, Yu‐Fen Zhao, Yan‐Mei Li

Peptide Science

Immobilization and orientation‐dependent activity of a naturally occurring antimicrobial peptide

  • Published: 28 May 2015
  • Author(s): Jason W. Soares, Romy Kirby, Laurel A. Doherty, Alexa Meehan, Steven Arcidiacono

Drug Testing and Analysis

Physical profiling and IR spectroscopy: simple and effective methods to discriminate between genuine and counterfeit samples of Viagra® and Cialis®

  • Published: 28 May 2015
  • Author(s): Deborah Custers, Suzanne Vandemoortele, Jean‐Luc Bothy, Jacques O. De Beer, Patricia Courselle, Sandra Apers, Eric Deconinck

Flavour and Fragrance Journal Flavour and Fragrance Journal

Parallel dual secondary‐column‐dual detection comprehensive two‐dimensional gas chromatography: a flexible and reliable analytical tool for essential oils quantitative profiling

  • Published: 28 May 2015
  • Author(s): Barbara Sgorbini, Cecilia Cagliero, Lorenzo Boggia, Erica Liberto, Stephen E. Reichenbach, Patrizia Rubiolo, Chiara Cordero, Carlo Bicchi

Journal of Food Biochemistry

HPLC DAD SystemBased Phenolic Content Analysis and In Vitro Antioxidant Activities of Rice Bran Obtained from A ush D han O ryza Sativa of B angladesh

  • Published: 28 May 2015
  • Author(s): Hasan Mahmud Reza, Zarin Tasnim Gias, Priota Islam, Sadia Sabnam, Preeti Jain, Md Hemayet Hossain, Md Ashraful Alam

Journal of Food Biochemistry

Biochemical and Visual Changes in Cactus Stems ( O puntia ficus‐indicaM ill.) Stored at 4, 12 and 26 C

  • Published: 28 May 2015
  • Author(s): Lizette Liliana Rodríguez‐Verástegui, Juliana Osorio‐Córdoba, Fernando Díaz de León‐Sánchez, Clara Pelayo‐Zaldívar, David Manuel Díaz‐Pontones, Elsa Bosquez‐Molina, Guadalupe Judith Márquez‐Guzmán, Héctor Bernardo Escalona‐Buendía, José Ramón Verde‐Calvo, Laura Josefina Pérez‐Flores

Protein Science

Chemical cross‐linking and native mass spectrometry: A fruitful combination for structural biology

  • Published: 27 May 2015
  • Author(s): Andrea Sinz, Christian Arlt, Dror Chorev, Michal Sharon

Magnetic Resonance in Chemistry

Conformational analysis, part 43. A theoretical and LIS/NMR investigation of the conformations of substituted benzamides

  • Published: 27 May 2015
  • Author(s): Raymond J. Abraham, Nuria Aboitiz, Marco Filippi, Eva Genesio, Paola Piaggio, Fernando Sancassan

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Conformational Tuning of the Intramolecular Electronic Coupling in Molecular‐Wire Biruthenium Complexes Bridged by Biphenyl Derivatives

  • Published: 27 May 2015
  • Author(s): Dan‐Dan Kong, Lu‐Sha Xue, Rui Jang, Bin Liu, Xiang‐Gao Meng, Shan Jin, Ya‐Ping Ou, Xiao Hao, Sheng‐Hua Liu

Chemistry - A European Journal

Luminescence‐Functionalized Metal–Organic Frameworks Based on a Ruthenium(II) Complex: A Signal Amplification Strategy for Electrogenerated Chemiluminescence Immunosensors

  • Published: 27 May 2015
  • Author(s): Cheng‐Yi Xiong, Hai‐Jun Wang, Wen‐Bin Liang, Ya‐Li Yuan, Ruo Yuan, Ya‐Qin Chai

Chemistry - A European Journal

Glycosyl‐Templated Chiral Helix Stapling of Ethynylpyridine Oligomers by Alkene Metathesis between Inter‐Pitch Side Chains

  • Published: 27 May 2015
  • Author(s): Hajime Abe, Fumihiro Kayamori, Masahiko Inouye

Chemistry - A European Journal

Cooperative Binding of Divalent Diamides by N ‐Alkyl Ammonium Resorcinarene Chlorides

  • Published: 27 May 2015
  • Author(s): N. Kodiah Beyeh, Altti Ala‐Korpi, Fangfang Pan, Hyun Hwa Jo, Eric V. Anslyn, Kari Rissanen

Chemistry - A European Journal

Centromeric Alpha‐Satellite DNA Adopts Dimeric i‐Motif Structures Capped by AT Hoogsteen Base Pairs

  • Published: 27 May 2015
  • Author(s): Miguel Garavís, Núria Escaja, Valérie Gabelica, Alfredo Villasante, Carlos González


3 D Hierarchical Porous Carbon for Supercapacitors Prepared from Lignin through a Facile Template‐Free Method

  • Published: 27 May 2015
  • Author(s): Wenli Zhang, Haibo Lin, Zheqi Lin, Jian Yin, Haiyan Lu, Dechen Liu, Mingzhu Zhao

European Journal of Organic Chemistry

Enabling Asymmetric Alkynylation of Azaaryl Aldehydes with Soai Autocatalyst

  • Published: 27 May 2015
  • Author(s): Matías Funes‐Maldonado, Bora Sieng, Mohamed Amedjkouh

European Journal of Organic Chemistry

Diastereoselective Construction of 3‐Aminooxindoles with Adjacent Stereocenters: Stereocontrolled Addition of γ‐Substituted Allylindiums to Isatin Ketimines

  • Published: 27 May 2015
  • Author(s): Nayyar Ahmad Aslam, Srinivasarao Arulananda Babu, Soniya Rani, Shivam Mahajan, Jagmohan Solanki, Makoto Yasuda, Akio Baba

European Journal of Organic Chemistry

Mechanism Switch in Mannich‐Type Reactions: ELF and NCI Topological Analyses of the Reaction between Nitrones and Lithium Enolates

  • Published: 27 May 2015
  • Author(s): David Roca‐López, Victor Polo, Tomás Tejero, Pedro Merino

European Journal of Organic Chemistry

Synthesis of Perfluoroalkyl‐Substituted Vinylcyclopropanes by Way of Enhanced Neighboring Group Participation

  • Published: 27 May 2015
  • Author(s): Christopher B. Kelly, Michael A. Mercadante, Emma R. Carnaghan, Matthew J. Doherty, Diana C. Fager, John J. Hauck, Allyson E. MacInnis, Leon J. Tilley, Nicholas E. Leadbeater

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April 2015


Pan, Saiyong; Xuan, Jun; Gao, Beiling; Zhu, An; Ding, Hanfeng
Total Synthesis of Diterpenoid Steenkrotin A [Communication]
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 10.1002/anie.201502034

Tom Z. Yuan, Callum F. G. Ormonde, Stephan T. Kudlacek, Sameeran Kunche, Joshua N. Smith, William A. Brown, Kaitlin M. Pugliese, Tivoli J. Olsen, Mariam Iftikhar, Colin L. Raston*, Gregory A. Weiss*
Shear-Stress-Mediated Refolding of Proteins from Aggregates and Inclusion Bodies [Communication]
ChemBioChem 2015, vol. 16, p. 393

Lucia Bonomo, Laurent Kermorvan, Philippe Dupau*
Ruthenium-Catalyzed Highly Chemoselective Hydrogenation of Aldehydes [Communication]
ChemCatChem 2015, vol. 7, p. 907

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

Roland Full
Chemieanfangsunterricht – Eine kritische Bilanz und ein Aufruf zum Umdenken [Editorial]
Chem. Unserer Zeit 2015, vol. 49, p. 86

Mandy Hecht, Tobias Fischer, Paul Dietrich, Werner Kraus, Ana B. Descalzo, Wolfgang E. S. Unger, Knut Rurack*
Fluorinated Boron-Dipyrromethene (BODIPY) Dyes: Bright and Versatile Probes for Surface Analysis [Full Paper]
ChemistryOpen 2013, vol. 2, p. 25

Zheng-Zheng Li, Su-Yang Yao, Bao-Hui Ye*
Enantioselective Oxidation of Thioethers to Sulfoxides by Means of a Structural Template with Chiral-at-Metal Ruthenium Complexes [Full Paper]
ChemPlusChem 2015, vol. 80, p. 141

Florian Ausfelder*, Christian Beilmann, Martin Bertau, Sigmar Bräuninger, Angelika Heinzel, Renate Hoer, Wolfram Koch, Falko Mahlendorf, Anja Metzelthin, Marcell Peuckert, Ludolf Plass, Konstantin Räuchle, Martin Reuter, Georg Schaub, Sebastian Schiebahn, Ekkehard Schwab, Ferdi Schüth, Detlef Stolten, Gisa Teßmer, Kurt Wagemann, Karl-Friedrich Ziegahn
Energiespeicherung als Element einer sicheren Energieversorgung [Übersichtsbeitrag]
Chem. Ing. Tech. 2015, vol. 87, p. 17

Francisco José Hernández Fernández*, Antonia Pérez de los Ríos, Joaquín Quesada-Medina, Sergio Sánchez-Segado
Ionic Liquids as Extractor Agents and Reaction Media in Ester Synthesis [Review]
ChemBioEng Rev. 2015, vol. 2, p. 44

Honeker, Roman; Ernst, Johannes B.; Glorius, Frank
Transition Metal-Free Trifluoromethylthiolation of N-Heteroarenes [Communication]
Chem. Eur. J., 10.1002/chem.201500957

Kalanidhi Palanichamy, Krishna P. Kaliappan*
Discovery and Syntheses of “Superbug Challengers”—Platensimycin and Platencin [Focus Review]
Chem. Asian J. 2010, vol. 5, p. 668

Elizabeth Machuca, Yenisey Rojas, Eusebio Juaristi*
Synthesis and Evaluation of (S)-Proline-Containing α,β-Dipeptides as Organocatalysts in Solvent-Free Asymmetric Aldol Reactions Under Ball-Milling Conditions [Full Paper]
Asian J. Org. Chem. 2015, vol. 4, p. 46

Martyn A. Sharpe, Junyan Han, Alexandra M. Baskin, David S. Baskin*
Cover Picture: Design and Synthesis of a MAO-B-Selectively Activated Prodrug Based on MPTP: A Mitochondria-Targeting Chemotherapeutic Agent for Treatment of Human Malignant Gliomas (ChemMedChem 4/2015) [Cover Picture]
ChemMedChem 2015, vol. 10, p. 585

John de Mello*, John Anthony*, Soonil Lee*
Organic Electronics: Recent Developments [Editorial]
ChemPhysChem 2015, vol. 16, p. 1099

Seol, Dong-Jin; Lee, Jin-Wook; Park, Nam-Gyu
On the Role of Interfaces in Planar-Structured HC(NH2)2PbI3 Perovskite Solar Cells [Full Paper]
ChemSusChem, 10.1002/cssc.201403442

Yongde Meng, Dairong Chen*, Xiuling Jiao
Synthesis and Characterization of CoFe2O4 Hollow Spheres [Full Paper]
Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2008, p. 4019

Ebrahim Kianmehr*, Mehrdad Torabi, Mehran Rezazadeh Khalkhali, Nasser Faghih, Khalid Mohammed Khan
Palladium-Catalyzed Regioselective Cross-Dehydrogenative Coupling of Benzofurans with Uracils at Room Temperature [Short Communication]
Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2015, p. 2796

A. Hartwig, B. Köberle, M. Bunzel
Aus den Hochschulstandorten [Artikel]
Lebensmittelchemie 2015, vol. 69, p. 1

Yu Wang, Wei-Hong Zhong*
Development of Electrolytes towards Achieving Safe and High-Performance Energy-Storage Devices: A Review [Review]
ChemElectroChem 2015, vol. 2, p. 22

Eva Kölbach*, Andrea Maier-Richter*, Elke Sumfleth*
Lösungsbeispiele – Eine besondere Form von Lernaufgaben zur Unterstützung individuellen Lernens in den Naturwissenschaften [Artikel]
ChemKon - Chemie Konkret 2015, vol. 22, p. 7

Sarah Millar
Tips and Tricks for the Lab: Column Choices
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Amaresh Mishra, Peter Bäuerle
Small Molecule Organic Semiconductors on the Move: Promises for Future Solar Energy Technology [Review]
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2012, vol. 51, pp. 2020–2067

Malay Patra, Gilles Gasser
Organometallic Compounds: An Opportunity for Chemical Biology? [Review]
ChemBioChem 2012, vol. 13, pp. 1232–1252

Muhammet Uyanik, Kazuaki Ishihara
Catalysis with In Situ-Generated (Hypo)iodite Ions for Oxidative Coupling Reactions [Concept]
ChemCatChem 2012, vol. 4, pp. 177–185

M. P. Pandey, C. S. Kim
Lignin Depolymerization and Conversion: A Review of Thermochemical Methods [Review]
Chem. Eng. Technol. 2011, vol. 34, pp. 29–41

Anthony J. Arduengo, Roland Krafczyk
Auf der Suche nach stabilen Carbenen [Organische Chemie]
Chem. Unserer Zeit 1998, vol. 32, pp. 6–14

Peter Schroll, Durga Prasad Hari, Burkhard König
Photocatalytic Arylation of Alkenes, Alkynes and Enones with Diazonium Salts [Communication]
ChemistryOpen 2012, vol. 1, pp. 130–133

Yuanbiao Huang, Shuiying Gao, Tianfu Liu, Jian Lü, Xi Lin, Hongfang Li, Rong Cao
Palladium Nanoparticles Supported on Mixed-Linker Metal–Organic Frameworks as Highly Active Catalysts for Heck Reactions [Full Paper]
ChemPlusChem 2012, vol. 77, pp. 106–112

Georg Nickerl, Antje Henschel, Ronny Grünker, Kristina Gedrich, Stefan Kaskel
Chiral Metal-Organic Frameworks and Their Application in Asymmetric Catalysis and Stereoselective Separation [Übersichtsbeitrag]
Chem. Ing. Tech. 2011, vol. 83, pp. 90–103

David Y.-K. Chen, So Won Youn
C–H Activation: A Complementary Tool in the Total Synthesis of Complex Natural Products [Review]
Chem. Eur. J. 2012, vol. 18, pp. 9452–9474

Xiao-Feng Wu, Helfried Neumann, Matthias Beller
Recent Developments on the Trifluoromethylation of (Hetero)Arenes [Focus Review]
Chem. Asian J. 2012, vol. 7, pp. 1744–1754

Chunrui Wu, Feng Shi
A Closer Look at Aryne Chemistry: Details that Remain Mysterious [Review]
Asian J. Org. Chem. 2013, vol. 2, pp. 116–125

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, pp. 313–321

Peter Politzer, Jane S. Murray
Halogen Bonding: An Interim Discussion [Review]
ChemPhysChem 2013, vol. 14, pp. 278–294

Jean-Paul Lange, Evert van der Heide, Jeroen van Buijtenen, Richard Price
Furfural–A Promising Platform for Lignocellulosic Biofuels [Review]
ChemSusChem 2012, vol. 5, pp. 150–166

Jarl Ivar van der Vlugt
Cooperative Catalysis with First-Row Late Transition Metals [Microreview]
Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2012, pp. 363–375

Dhevalapally B. Ramachary, Y. Vijayendar Reddy
Dienamine Catalysis: An Emerging Technology in Organic Synthesis [Microreview]
Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2012, pp. 865–887

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