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Human X‐ DINGCD 4 mediates resistance to HIV ‐1 infection through novel paracrine‐like signaling

  • Published: 27 January 2015
  • Author(s): Rakhee Sachdeva, Yuchang Li, Rasheda Y. Shilpi, Malgorzata Simm

Phytotherapy Research

Effect of Resveratrol on the Pharmacokinetics of Carbamazepine in Healthy Human Volunteers

  • Published: 27 January 2015
  • Author(s): Satish Kumar Bedada, Prasad Nearati

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An agent‐based simulation of a release process for encapsulated flavour using the NetLogo platform

  • Published: 27 January 2015
  • Author(s): M. Zandi, M. Mohebbi

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Effect of reduction of lactose in yogurts by addition of β‐galactosidase enzyme on volatile compound profile and quality parameters

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  • Author(s): Irma V. Wolf, Claudia I. Vénica, María C. Perotti

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Drying characteristics and thermal degradation kinetics of hardness, anthocyanin content and colour in purple‐ and red‐fleshed potato ( Solanum tuberosum L .) during hot air drying

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Dispersion analysis of spreadable processed cheese with low content of emulsifying salts by photocentrifugation

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Poly(A) + mRNA‐binding protein Tudor‐SN regulates stress granules aggregation dynamics

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  • Author(s): Xingjie Gao, Xue Fu, Juan Song, Yi Zhang, Xiaoteng Cui, Chao Su, Lin Ge, Jie Shao, Lingbiao Xin, Juha Saarikettu, Mei Mei, Xi Yang, Minxin Wei, Olli Silvennoinen, Zhi Yao, Jinyan He, Jie Yang

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BH 3‐only proteins: a 20‐year stock‐take

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Low Level Light Therapy Modulates Inflammatory Mediators Secreted by Human Annulus Fibrosus Cells during Intervertebral Disc Degeneration In Vitro

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  • Author(s): Min Ho Hwang, Jae Hee Shin, Kyoung Soo Kim, Chang Min Yoo, Ga Eun Jo, Joo Han Kim, Hyuk Choi

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Hydrogen in silicate melt inclusions in quartz from granite detected with Raman spectroscopy

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Silver‐Mediated C α (sp 3 )–H Functionalization of Primary Amines: An Oxidative C–N Coupling Strategy for the Synthesis of Two Different Types of 1,2,4,5‐Tetrasubstituted Imidazoles

  • Published: 26 January 2015
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European Journal of Organic Chemistry

Stereoselective Synthesis of Boat‐Locked Glycosides Designed as Glycosyl Hydrolase Conformational Probes

  • Published: 26 January 2015
  • Author(s): Emilie Thiery, Jérémy Reniers, Johan Wouters, Stéphane P. Vincent

European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry

5‐Ferrocenyl‐1 H ‐tetrazole‐Derived Transition‐Metal Complexes: Synthesis, Crystal Structures and Catalytic Effects on the Thermal Decomposition of the Main Components of Solid Propellants

  • Published: 26 January 2015
  • Author(s): Chunyan Wang, Jizhen Li, Xuezhong Fan, Fengqi Zhao, Weiqiang Zhang, Guofang Zhang, Ziwei Gao


From Lignocellulosic Biomass to Furans via 5‐Acetoxymethylfurfural as an Alternative to 5‐Hydroxymethylfurfural

  • Published: 23 January 2015
  • Author(s): Eun‐Sil Kang, Yeon‐Woo Hong, Da Won Chae, Bora Kim, Baekjin Kim, Yong Jin Kim, Jin Ku Cho, Young Gyu Kim


Controlling Porosity in Lignin‐Derived Nanoporous Carbon for Supercapacitor Applications

  • Published: 23 January 2015
  • Author(s): Ju‐Won Jeon, Libing Zhang, Jodie L. Lutkenhaus, Dhrubojyoti D. Laskar, John P. Lemmon, Daiwon Choi, Manjula I. Nandasiri, Ali Hashmi, Jie Xu, Radha K. Motkuri, Carlos A. Fernandez, Jian Liu, Melvin P. Tucker, Peter B. McGrail, Bin Yang, Satish K. Nune


The Role of Mott–Schottky Heterojunctions in Ag–Ag 8 SnS 6 as Counter Electrodes in Dye‐Sensitized Solar Cells

  • Published: 23 January 2015
  • Author(s): Qingquan He, Shoushuang Huang, Cheng Wang, Qiquan Qiao, Na Liang, Miao Xu, Wenlong Chen, Jiantao Zai, Xuefeng Qian


Hollow Mesoporous Carbon Cubes with High Activity towards the Electrocatalytic Reduction of Oxygen

  • Published: 23 January 2015
  • Author(s): Lisong Chen, Xiangzhi Cui, Lingxia Zhang, Yongxia Wang, Min Wang, Fangming Cui, Chenyang Wei, Jingwei Feng, Tongguang Ge, Wenchao Ren, Jianlin Shi


Nanocrystalline M–MOF‐74 as Heterogeneous Catalysts in the Oxidation of Cyclohexene: Correlation of the Activity and Redox Potential

  • Published: 23 January 2015
  • Author(s): Daniel Ruano, Manuel Díaz‐García, Almudena Alfayate, Manuel Sánchez‐Sánchez


Rapid Preparation of Perovskite Lead Niobate Nanosheets by Ultrasonic‐Assisted Exfoliation for Enhanced Visible‐Light‐Driven Photocatalytic Hydrogen Production

  • Published: 23 January 2015
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Pd/C‐Catalyzed Synthesis of Isoquinolones through CH Activation

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December 2014


Peter Gölitz*
The Impact Factor of Angewandte Chemie …︁ [Editorial]
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Andrew T. Krueger, Barbara Imperiali*
Fluorescent Amino Acids: Modular Building Blocks for the Assembly of New Tools for Chemical Biology [Review]
ChemBioChem 2013, vol. 14, p. 788

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

Carbonate Looping Technology [Introduction]
Chem. Eng. Technol. 2013, vol. 36, p. 1450

Falk Harnisch, Tunga Salthammer*
Die Chemie bei Breaking Bad [Artikel]
Chem. Unserer Zeit 2013, vol. 47, p. 214

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

Rie Makiura*, Ryo Usui, Yuta Sakai, Akihiro Nomoto, Akiya Ogawa, Osami Sakata, Akihiko Fujiwara
Towards Rational Modulation of In-Plane Molecular Arrangements in Metal–Organic Framework Nanosheets [Full Paper]
ChemPlusChem 2014, vol. 79, p. 1352

Kurt Wagemann*
Herstellung von Grundchemikalien auf Basis nachwachsender Rohstoffe als Alternative zur Petrochemie? [Übersichtsbeitrag]
Chem. Ing. Tech. 2014, vol. 86, p. 2115

Kockmann, Norbert
200 Years in Innovation of Continuous Distillation [Review]
ChemBioEng Rev. 2014, vol. 1, p. 40

Sebastián Barata-Vallejo, Beatriz Lantaño, Al Postigo*
Recent Advances in Trifluoromethylation Reactions with Electrophilic Trifluoromethylating Reagents [Review]
Chem. Eur. J. 2014, vol. 20, p. 16806

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

Naohiko Yoshikai*, Ye Wei
Synthesis of Pyrroles, Indoles, and Carbazoles through Transition-Metal-Catalyzed C-H Functionalization [Review]
Asian J. Org. Chem. 2013, vol. 2, p. 466

Carlo Ballatore*, Donna M. Huryn, Amos B. Smith
Carboxylic Acid (Bio)Isosteres in Drug Design [Minireview]
ChemMedChem 2013, vol. 8, p. 385

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

Kevin Sivula*, Florian Le Formal, Michael Grätzel
Solar Water Splitting: Progress Using Hematite (α-Fe2O3) Photoelectrodes [Review]
ChemSusChem 2011, vol. 4, p. 432

Gabriele Centi*, Siglinda Perathoner
The Role of Nanostructure in Improving the Performance of Electrodes for Energy Storage and Conversion [Microreview]
Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2009, p. 3851

Victoria D. Bock, Henk Hiemstra, Jan H. van Maarseveen*
CuI-Catalyzed Alkyne–Azide “Click” Cycloadditions from a Mechanistic and Synthetic Perspective [Microreview]
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Deutscher Lebensmittelchemikertag 2010 in Stuttgart-Hohenheim [Vorträge]
Lebensmittelchemie 2011, vol. 65, p. 113

Xiaojuan Hou, Xianfu Wang, Bin Liu, Qiufan Wang, Zhuoran Wang, Di Chen*, Guozhen Shen*
SnO2@TiO2 Heterojunction Nanostructures for Lithium-Ion Batteries and Self-Powered UV Photodetectors with Improved Performances [Article]
ChemElectroChem 2014, vol. 1, p. 108

Dietmar Scherr*
Plastiksolarzellen – ein Experiment für die Schule? [Aus der Schule]
ChemKon - Chemie Konkret 2014, vol. 21, p. 31

Sarah Millar
Tips and Tricks for the Lab: Column Choices
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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
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

Stijn Van de Vyver, Jan Geboers, Pierre A. Jacobs, Bert F. Sels
Recent Advances in the Catalytic Conversion of Cellulose [Minireview]
ChemCatChem 2011, vol. 3, pp. 82–94

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

Saikat Dutta, Sudipta De, Basudeb Saha
A Brief Summary of the Synthesis of Polyester Building-Block Chemicals and Biofuels from 5-Hydroxymethylfurfural [Minireview]
ChemPlusChem 2012, vol. 77, pp. 259–272

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

Jia-Zhao Wang, Chao Zhong, David Wexler, Nurul Hayati Idris, Zhao-Xiang Wang, Li-Quan Chen, Hua-Kun Liu
Graphene-Encapsulated Fe3O4 Nanoparticles with 3D Laminated Structure as Superior Anode in Lithium Ion Batteries [Full Paper]
Chem. Eur. J. 2011, vol. 17, pp. 661–667

Sandip G. Agalave, Suleman R. Maujan, Vandana S. Pore
Click Chemistry: 1,2,3-Triazoles as Pharmacophores [Focus Review]
Chem. Asian J. 2011, vol. 6, pp. 2696–2718

Gang Li, Agus Putu Abiyasa, Junkuo Gao, Yoga Divayana, Wangqiao Chen, Yang Zhao, Xiao Wei Sun, Qichun Zhang
Synthesis and Properties of a Diazopentacene Analogue [Full Paper]
Asian J. Org. Chem. 2012, vol. 1, pp. 346–351

Robert Abel, Noeris K. Salam, John Shelley, Ramy Farid, Richard A. Friesner, Woody Sherman
Contribution of Explicit Solvent Effects to the Binding Affinity of Small-Molecule Inhibitors in Blood Coagulation Factor Serine Proteases [Full Paper]
ChemMedChem 2011, vol. 6, pp. 1049–1066

Leticia González, Daniel Escudero, Luis Serrano-Andrés
Progress and Challenges in the Calculation of Electronic Excited States [Review]
ChemPhysChem 2012, vol. 13, pp. 28–51

Kevin Sivula, Florian Le Formal, Michael Grätzel
Solar Water Splitting: Progress Using Hematite (α-Fe2O3) Photoelectrodes [Review]
ChemSusChem 2011, vol. 4, pp. 432–449

Daniel L. DuBois, R. Morris Bullock
Molecular Electrocatalysts for the Oxidation of Hydrogen and the Production of Hydrogen – The Role of Pendant Amines as Proton Relays [Microreview]
Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2011, pp. 1017–1027

Jason G. Taylor, Angélica Venturini Moro, Carlos Roque D. Correia
Evolution and Synthetic Applications of the Heck–Matsuda Reaction: The Return of Arenediazonium Salts to Prominence [Microreview]
Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2011, pp. 1403–1428

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11 November 2010 Angewandte Chemie International Edition, with its excellent Impact Factor of 13.734 (2012) which is higher than those of comparable journals, strengthens its leading position among the general chemistry journals.

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