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Energy dispersive X‐ray diffraction and fluorescence portable system for cultural heritage applications

  • Published: 28 January 2015
  • Author(s): Ariadna Mendoza Cuevas, Federico Bernardini, Alessandra Gianoncelli, Claudio Tuniz

Journal of the American Ceramic Society

Melting and Crystallization of Silicate Systems Relevant to Thermal Barrier Coating Damage

  • Published: 28 January 2015
  • Author(s): Elisa M. Zaleski, Charlotte Ensslen, Carlos G. Levi

Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology

Characterisation of a novel oral iron chelator: 1‐( NA cetyl‐6‐ A minohexyl)‐3‐ H ydroxy‐2‐ M ethylpyridin‐4‐one

  • Published: 28 January 2015
  • Author(s): Kanjana Pangjit, Ratana Banjerdpongchai, Chada Phisalaphong, Suthat Fucharoen, Yuan Yuan Xie, Zi Dong Lu, Robert C. Hider, Somdet Srichairatanakool

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Development and Evaluation of Silver Zeolite Antifouling Coatings on Stainless Steel for Food Contact Surfaces

  • Published: 28 January 2015
  • Author(s): Alexander Griffith, Suresh Neethirajan, Keith Warriner

Journal of Food Process Engineering

Modified Gelatin Films from Croaker Skins: Effects of pH , and Addition of Glycerol and Chitosan

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  • Author(s): Sidney Fernandes Bandeira, Roberto de Souza Gomes Silva, Jaqueline Motta Moura, Luiz Antonio Almeida Pinto

Journal of Food Process Engineering

A Preliminary Study on Whether the Soluble Solid Content and Acidity of Oranges Predicted by Near Infrared Spectroscopy Meet the Sensory Degustation

  • Published: 28 January 2015
  • Author(s): Lei‐ming Yuan, Li Sun, Jian‐rong Cai, Hao Lin

Basic & Clinical Pharmacology & Toxicology

Pregnancy Exposure to Olanzapine, Quetiapine, Risperidone, Aripiprazole and Risk of Congenital Malformations. A Systematic Review

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  • Author(s): Zandra Nymand Ennis, Per Damkier

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Statin‐induced Myopathy and Ubiquinone Levels in Serum – Results from a Prospective, Observational Study

  • Published: 28 January 2015
  • Author(s): Ilona Skilving, Jure Acimovic, Anders Rane, Marie‐Louise Ovesjö, Linda Björkhem‐Bergman

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Multibody collision contribution to the slowing down of charged particles through metals

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  • Author(s): V. Molinari, F. Teodori

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An A1–A1 mutant with improved binding and inhibition of β2 GPI /antibody complexes in antiphospholipid syndrome

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  • Author(s): Alexey Kolyada, Ioannis Karageorgos, Pardeep Mahlawat, Natalia Beglova

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Nucleophilic Cyclization of o ‐Alkynylbenzamides Promoted by Iron(III) Chloride and Diorganyl Dichalcogenides: Synthesis of 4‐Organochalcogenyl‐1 H ‐isochromen‐1‐imines

  • Published: 27 January 2015
  • Author(s): Jose S. S. Neto, Davi F. Back, Gilson Zeni

European Journal of Organic Chemistry

First Total Synthesis of Piperenol B and Configuration Revision of the Enantiomers Piperenol B and Uvarirufol A

  • Published: 27 January 2015
  • Author(s): Thomas C. Fischer, Bruno Cerra, Michael J. Fink, Florian Rudroff, Ernst Horkel, Marko D. Mihovilovic

European Journal of Organic Chemistry

Iodine‐Promoted Oxidative Amidation of Terminal Alkenes – Synthesis of α‐Ketoamides, Benzothiazoles, and Quinazolines

  • Published: 27 January 2015
  • Author(s): Ramesh Deshidi, Shekaraiah Devari, Bhahwal Ali Shah

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Fmox: A Base‐Labile Aldehyde Protecting Group

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  • Author(s): Frederik Diness, Morten Meldal

European Journal of Organic Chemistry

Studies on N ‐Activation for the Lipase‐Catalyzed Enantioselective Preparation of β‐Amino Esters from 4‐Phenylazetidin‐2‐one

  • Published: 27 January 2015
  • Author(s): Riku Sundell, Liisa T. Kanerva

European Journal of Organic Chemistry

Copper‐Catalysed Alkylarylation of Activated Alkenes Using AIBN and Beyond: An Access to Cyano‐Containing Oxindoles

  • Published: 27 January 2015
  • Author(s): Dong Zhou, Zi‐Hao Li, Jie Li, Shu‐Hua Li, Ming‐Wei Wang, Xiao‐Ling Luo, Guo‐Liang Ding, Rui‐Long Sheng, Mei‐Jun Fu, Shi Tang

European Journal of Organic Chemistry

Photochromism of Acetyl‐Cyclophanochromene: Intriguing Stabilization of Photogenerated Colored o ‐Quinonoid Intermediates

  • Published: 27 January 2015
  • Author(s): Susovan Mandal, Arindam Mukhopadhyay, Jarugu Narasimha Moorthy

European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry

A Metalloligand Appended with Thiazole Rings: Heterometallic {Co 3+ –Zn 2+ } and {Co 3+ –Cd 2+ } Complexes and Their Hetero­geneous Catalytic Applications

  • Published: 27 January 2015
  • Author(s): Deepak Bansal, Geeta Hundal, Rajeev Gupta

European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry

Intercalative Ion‐Exchange Route to Amino Acid Layered Double Hydroxide Nanohybrids and Their Sorption Properties

  • Published: 27 January 2015
  • Author(s): Goeun Choi, Jae‐Hun Yang, Ga‐Young Park, Ajayan Vinu, Ahmad Elzatahry, Chul Hyun Yo, Jin‐Ho Choy

European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry

Lanthanide Complex Hybrid System for Fluorescent Sensing as Thermometer

  • Published: 27 January 2015
  • Author(s): Xiang Shen, Ye Lu, Bing Yan

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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]
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Pt/Al2O3 Catalyzed 1,3-Propanediol Formation from Glycerol using Tungsten Additives [Full Paper]
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Carbonate Looping Technology [Introduction]
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Herstellung von Grundchemikalien auf Basis nachwachsender Rohstoffe als Alternative zur Petrochemie? [Übersichtsbeitrag]
Chem. Ing. Tech. 2014, vol. 86, p. 2115

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200 Years in Innovation of Continuous Distillation [Review]
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Sebastián Barata-Vallejo, Beatriz Lantaño, Al Postigo*
Recent Advances in Trifluoromethylation Reactions with Electrophilic Trifluoromethylating Reagents [Review]
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Discovery and Syntheses of “Superbug Challengers”—Platensimycin and Platencin [Focus Review]
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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]
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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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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]
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Plastiksolarzellen – ein Experiment für die Schule? [Aus der Schule]
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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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Angewandte Chemie International Edition

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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