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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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Focus: The Saccharin Saga – Part 2

06 October 2015 – The early industrial production and organized smuggling of saccharin

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Noteworthy: Upconversion Emission from Transition-Metal-Doped Nanoparticles

03 October 2015 – Manganese ions in doped lanthanide tetrafluoride host lattices can emit light at room temperature

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Noteworthy: Perovskite Inverse Opals

25 September 2015 – Series of organometal halide perovskite (OHP) inverse opals prepared using a colloidal crystal templating method

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Event Highlight: Chemistry Connects – WiFo2015

08 September 2015 The largest and most important scientific event of the GDCh, the Wissenschaftsforum (WiFo 2015) took place in Dresden


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German Chemical Society's Mentee Program

12 May 2015 Within the framework of the first GDCh mentoring program, participants experienced intensive joint ventures


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Career: As a Chemist at a Chemical Society

20 November 2014 Dr. Karin Schmitz talks about how she came to work at the German Chemical Society (GDCh) and why communication is an important skill for her work

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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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Electron‐based fragmentation methods in mass spectrometry: An overview

  • Published: 07 October 2015
  • Author(s): Yulin Qi, Dietrich A. Volmer

Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Expression of Carboxylesterase Isozymes and Their Role in the Behaviour of a Fexofenadine Prodrug in Rat Skin

  • Published: 07 October 2015
  • Author(s): Teruko Imai, Satomi Ariyoshi, Kayoko Ohura, Takashi Sawada, Yuichiro Nakada

Journal of Food Processing and Preservation

Modeling of Peroxidase Inactivation and Temperature Profile During Infrared Blanching of Red Bell Pepper

  • Published: 07 October 2015
  • Author(s): G.C. Jeevitha, H. Umesh Hebbar, K.S.M.S. Raghavarao

Computer Graphics Forum

Line‐Drawing Video Stylization

  • Published: 07 October 2015
  • Author(s): N. Ben‐Zvi, J. Bento, M. Mahler, J. Hodgins, A. Shamir

Computer Graphics Forum

Two Simple Methods for Improving a Triangle Mesh Surface

  • Published: 07 October 2015
  • Author(s): Robert J. Renka

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Optimization of Antioxidant Compounds Extraction from Fruit By‐Products: Apple Pomace, Orange and Banana Peel

  • Published: 07 October 2015
  • Author(s): P. Hernández‐Carranza, R. Ávila‐Sosa, J.A. Guerrero‐Beltrán, A.R. Navarro‐Cruz, E. Corona‐Jiménez, C.E. Ochoa‐Velasco

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Pairwise Registration by Local Orientation Cues

  • Published: 07 October 2015
  • Author(s): Alioscia Petrelli, Luigi Di Stefano

Molecular Nutrition & Food Research

Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease: Roles of the gut and the liver and metabolic modulation by some dietary factors and especially long‐chain n‐3 PUFA

  • Published: 07 October 2015
  • Author(s): Jacques Delarue, Jean‐Paul Lallès

Molecular Nutrition & Food Research

Chemopreventive effects of nobiletin and its colonic metabolites on colon carcinogenesis

  • Published: 07 October 2015
  • Author(s): Xian Wu, Mingyue Song, Minqi Wang, Jinkai Zheng, Zili Gao, Fei Xu, Guodong Zhang, Hang Xiao


Proteomics in Argentina ‐ limitations and future perspectives: A special emphasis on meat proteomics

  • Published: 07 October 2015
  • Author(s): Silvina Fadda, André M. Almeida

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A Palladium‐ and Copper‐Catalyzed Synthesis of Dihydro[1,2‐ b ]indenoindole‐9‐ol and Benzofuro[3,2‐ b ]indolines: Metal‐Controlled Intramolecular CC and CO Bond‐Forming Reactions

  • Published: 07 October 2015
  • Author(s): Siva Senthil Kumar Boominathan, Jeh‐Jeng Wang

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Designing the Molybdopterin Core through Regioselective Coupling of Building Blocks

  • Published: 07 October 2015
  • Author(s): Igor V. Pimkov, Barbara Serli‐Mitasev, Antoinette A. Peterson, Stephen C. Ratvasky, Bernd Hammann, Partha Basu

Chemistry - A European Journal

Palladium‐Catalyzed Arylation of Unactivated γ‐Methylene C(sp 3 )H and δ‐CH Bonds with an Oxazoline‐Carboxylate Auxiliary

  • Published: 07 October 2015
  • Author(s): Peng‐Xiang Ling, Sheng‐Long Fang, Xue‐Song Yin, Kai Chen, Bo‐Zheng Sun, Bing‐Feng Shi

Chemistry - A European Journal

An Organocatalytic Regiospecific Synthesis of 1,5‐Disubstituted 4‐Thio‐1,2,3‐Triazoles and 1,5‐Disubstituted 1,2,3‐Triazoles

  • Published: 07 October 2015
  • Author(s): Dhevalapally B. Ramachary, Patoju M. Krishna, Jagjeet Gujral, G. Surendra Reddy

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Design, Synthesis, and Biological Evaluation of Quercetagetin Analogues as JNK1 Inhibitors

  • Published: 07 October 2015
  • Author(s): Judith Hierold, Sohee Baek , Rene Rieger, Tae‐Gyu Lim, Saman Zakpur, Marcelino Arciniega, Ki Won Lee , Robert Huber , Lutz F. Tietze

Chemistry - A European Journal

One‐Pot Aminoethylation of Indoles/Pyrroles with Alkynes and Sulfonyl Azides

  • Published: 07 October 2015
  • Author(s): Shanmugam Rajasekar, Dongari Yadagiri, Pazhamalai Anbarasan

Chemistry - A European Journal

Analysis of Proton NMR in Hydrogen Bonds in Terms of Lone‐Pair and Bond Orbital Contributions

  • Published: 07 October 2015
  • Author(s): Kiplangat Sutter, Gustavo A. Aucar, Jochen Autschbach

Chemistry - A European Journal

Rational Design of a Lanthanide‐Based Complex Featuring Different Single‐Molecule Magnets

  • Published: 07 October 2015
  • Author(s): F. Pointillart , T. Guizouarn , B. Lefeuvre, S. Golhen, O. Cador, L. Ouahab

Chemistry - A European Journal

Electrochemical Fluorographane: Hybrid Electrocatalysis of Biomarkers, Hydrogen Evolution, and Oxygen Reduction

  • Published: 07 October 2015
  • Author(s): Rui Gusmão, Zdeněk Sofer, Filip Šembera, Zbyněk Janoušek, Martin Pumera

Chemistry - A European Journal

The Diaza[]fenestrane Skeleton—Synthesis of Leuconoxine Alkaloids

  • Published: 07 October 2015
  • Author(s): Magnus Pfaffenbach, Tanja Gaich

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Organonickel(IV) Chemistry: A New Catalyst? [Highlight]
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Liang Zhao, Jonathan P. May, Antoine Blanc, David J. Dietrich, Anastak Loonchanta, Kaveh Matinkhoo, Alla Pryyma, David M. Perrin
Synthesis of a Cytotoxic Amanitin for Biorthogonal Conjugation [Communication]
ChemBioChem 2015, vol. 16, p. 1420

Sudipta De, Alina Mariana Balu, Jan C. van der Waal, Rafael Luque
Biomass‐Derived Porous Carbon Materials: Synthesis and Catalytic Applications [Review]
ChemCatChem 2015, vol. 7, p. 1608

M. P. Pandey, C. S. Kim
Lignin Depolymerization and Conversion: A Review of Thermochemical Methods [Review]
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Michael Binnewies, Helge Willner, Jürgen Woenckhaus
Die Entstehung der chemischen Elemente [Artikel]
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Christopher Batchelor‐McAuley, Enno Kätelhön, Edward O. Barnes, Richard G. Compton, Eduardo Laborda, Angela Molina
Recent Advances in Voltammetry [Review]
ChemistryOpen 2015, vol. 4, p. 224

Jaephil Cho
Metal–Air and Redox Flow Batteries [Editorial]
ChemPlusChem 2015, vol. 80, p. 257

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

Michael Bender
An Overview of Industrial Processes for the Production of Olefins – C4 Hydrocarbons [Review]
ChemBioEng Rev. 2014, vol. 1, p. 136

Reiner Salzer, Philip Taylor, Nineta H. Majcen, Francesco De Angelis, Sophie Wilmet, Evangelia Varella, Ioannis Kozaris
Guest Editorial: The Professional Status of European Chemists and Chemical Engineers [Editorial]
Chem. Eur. J. 2015, vol. 21, p. 9921

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

Liang Xu, Yongjun Li, Yuliang Li
Application of “Click” Chemistry to the Construction of Supramolecular Functional Systems [Focus Review]
Asian J. Org. Chem. 2014, vol. 3, p. 582

Franz von Nussbaum, Volkhart M.‐J. Li, Swen Allerheiligen, Sonja Anlauf, Lars Bärfacker, Martin Bechem, Martina Delbeck, Mary F. Fitzgerald, Michael Gerisch, Heike Gielen‐Haertwig, Helmut Haning, Dagmar Karthaus, Dieter Lang, Klemens Lustig, Daniel Meibom, Joachim Mittendorf, Ulrich Rosentreter, Martina Schäfer, Stefan Schäfer, Jens Schamberger, Leila A. Telan, Adrian Tersteegen
Freezing the Bioactive Conformation to Boost Potency: The Identification of BAY 85‐8501, a Selective and Potent Inhibitor of Human Neutrophil Elastase for Pulmonary Diseases [Full Paper]
ChemMedChem 2015, vol. 10, p. 1163

David D. Evanoff, George Chumanov
Synthesis and Optical Properties of Silver Nanoparticles and Arrays [Minireview]
ChemPhysChem 2005, vol. 6, p. 1221

Huailin Fan, Wenzhong Shen
Carbon Nanosheets: Synthesis and Application [Review]
ChemSusChem 2015, vol. 8, p. 2004

Jongsik Kim, Allen G. Oliver, Gregory T. Neumann, Jason C. Hicks
Zn‐MOFs Containing Pyridine and Bi­pyridine Carboxylate Organic Linkers and Open Zn2+ Sites [Full Paper]
Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2015, p. 3011

Alexandre Vasseur, Jacques Muzart, Jean Le Bras
Ubiquitous Benzoquinones, Multitalented Compounds for Palladium‐Catalyzed Oxidative Reactions [Microreview]
Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2015, p. 4053

Deutscher Lebensmittelchemikertag 2014 in Gießen [Poster]
Lebensmittelchemie 2015, vol. 69, p. 8

Hanan Al‐Kutubi, Jorge Gascon, Ernst J. R. Sudhölter, Liza Rassaei
Electrosynthesis of Metal–Organic Frameworks: Challenges and Opportunities [Review]
CHEMELECTROCHEM 2015, vol. 2, p. 462

Eva Kölbach, Andrea Maier‐Richter, Elke Sumfleth
Lösungsbeispiele – Eine besondere Form von Lernaufgaben zur Unterstützung individuellen Lernens in den Naturwissenschaften [Artikel]
CHEMKON 2014, 10.1002/ckon.201410232

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

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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 13.734 (2012) which is higher than those of comparable journals, strengthens its leading position among the general chemistry journals.

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Spotlight: Quality Of Society Journals

27 October 2010 Quality of publishing of ChemPubSoc Europe, RSC, and ACS journals

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