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Applied Organometallic Chemistry

High Catalytic Performance of Mesoporous Dual Brønsted Acidic Ternary Poly (Ionic Liquids) for Friedel‐Crafts Alkylation

  • Published: 22 August 2019
  • Author(s): Xiao Sha, Xiaoli Sheng, Yuming Zhou, Beibei Wang, Yonghui Liu, Jiehua Bao

Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture

Synergistic effects of ascorbic acid and plant‐derived ceramide to enhance storability and boost antioxidant systems of postharvest strawberries

  • Published: 22 August 2019
  • Author(s): Haonuan Zhao, Shiwen Liu, Maogang Chen, Jing Li, Dandan Huang, Shuhua Zhu

Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture

Relationship between the characteristics of rigor‐mortis‐related actomyosin and muscle fiber types in the ordinary muscle of various fishes

  • Published: 22 August 2019
  • Author(s): Yao Wang, Qin Wang, Katsuya Hirasaka, Kenji Hara, Shigeto Taniyama, Katsuyasu Tachibana

Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture

Effect of raw material and starters on the metabolite constituents and microbial community diversity of fermented soy sauce

  • Published: 22 August 2019
  • Author(s): Ru Liang, Jun Huang, Xueming Wu, Jun Fan, Yi Xu, Chongde Wu, Yao Jin, Rongqing Zhou

Basic & Clinical Pharmacology & Toxicology

G protein‐coupled receptor pharmacology—The next generation

  • Published: 21 August 2019
  • Author(s): Hans Bräuner‐Osborne, Mette M. Rosenkilde, Ulrik Gether, David E. Gloriam

Journal of Food Processing and Preservation

Coupling membrane processes to obtain a lycopene‐rich extract

  • Published: 21 August 2019
  • Author(s): André Luis Rodrigues Souza, Flavia dos Santos Gomes, Renata Valeriano Tonon, Luiz Fernando Menezes Silva, Lourdes Maria Corrêa Cabral

Color Research & Application

Packaging design elements and consumers' decision to buy from the Web: A cause and effect decision‐making model

  • Published: 21 August 2019
  • Author(s): Hosam Al‐Samarraie, Atef Eldenfria, Joana Eva Dodoo, Ahmed Ibrahim Alzahrani, Nasser Alalwan

Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology

Folic acid and its metabolite codetermination for pharmacokinetics with circadian rhythms and evaluation of oral bioavailability

  • Published: 21 August 2019
  • Author(s): Fanyue Meng, Guoqing Zhang, Caifen Wang, Rui Zhu, Haiyan Li, Jian Xu, Shailendra Shakya, Weidong Chen, Li Wu, Jiwen Zhang

Phytotherapy Research

Esculetin regulates the phenotype switching of airway smooth muscle cells

  • Published: 21 August 2019
  • Author(s): Chundan Xie, Yanyang Li, Jie Gao, Yingying Wang

Phytotherapy Research

Therapeutic efficacy of orally administered pollen for nonallergic diseases: An umbrella review

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  • Author(s): Michele Antonelli, Davide Donelli, Fabio Firenzuoli

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Adsorption of Acetate on Au(111): An in‐situ Scanning Tunnelling Microscopy Study and Implications on Formic Acid Electrooxidation

  • Published: 21 August 2019
  • Author(s): Areeg Abdelrahman, Johannes M. Hermann, Timo Jacob, Ludwig A. Kibler


Operando XAS/XRD and Raman Spectroscopic Study of Structural Changes of the Iron Molybdate Catalyst during Selective Oxidation of Methanol

  • Published: 21 August 2019
  • Author(s): Abhijeet Gaur, Max Schumann, Kristian Viegaard Raun, Matthias Stehle, Pablo Beato, Anker Degn Jensen, Jan‐Dierk Grunwaldt, Martin Høj


Combining Organocatalysis and Photoredox Catalysis: An Asymmetric Synthesis of Chiral β‐Amino α‐Substituted Tryptamines

  • Published: 21 August 2019
  • Author(s): Guillaume Levitre, Clément Audubert, Audrey Dumoulin, Nawel Goual, Pascal Retailleau, Xavier Moreau, Géraldine Masson


Influence of the Hydrothermal Parameters on the Physicochemical Characteristics of Cu−Ce Oxide Nanostructures

  • Published: 21 August 2019
  • Author(s): Konstantinos Kappis, Joan Papavasiliou


Bimetallic Synergy Effects of Phyllosilicate‐Derived NiCu@SiO2 Catalysts for 1,4‐Butynediol Direct Hydrogenation to 1,4‐Butanediol

  • Published: 21 August 2019
  • Author(s): Changzhen Wang, Yani Tian, Ruifang Wu, Haitao Li, Benzhen Yao, Yongxiang Zhao, Tiancun Xiao


Competition between Singlet Fission and Spin‐Orbit‐Induced Intersystem Crossing in Anthanthrene and Anthanthrone Derivatives

  • Published: 21 August 2019
  • Author(s): Youn Jue Bae, Matthew D. Krzyaniak, Marek B. Majewski, Maude Desroches, Jean‐François Morin, Yi‐Lin Wu, Michael R. Wasielewski


Enhancement of Charge Transport in Polythiophene Semiconducting Polymer by Blending with Graphene Nanoparticles

  • Published: 21 August 2019
  • Author(s): Egon Pavlica, Nadiia Pastukhova, Robert A. Nawrocki, Artur Ciesielski, Vadym Tkachuk, Paolo Samorì, Gvido Bratina


Chalcogen OCF3 Isosteres Modulate Drug Properties without Introducing Inherent Liabilities

  • Published: 21 August 2019
  • Author(s): Clément Ghiazza, Thierry Billard, Callum Dickson, Anis Tlili, Christian M. Gampe

European Journal of Organic Chemistry

Recent Advances in Azlactone Transformations

  • Published: 21 August 2019
  • Author(s): Giovanni W. Amarante, Pedro P. de Castro, Isabella F. S. Marra

European Journal of Organic Chemistry

Palladium‐Catalyzed Olefination of 4H‐Benzo[d][1,3]oxazin‐4‐one Derivatives with Activated Alkenes via Preferential Cyclic Imine‐N‐Directed Aryl C‐H Activation

  • Published: 21 August 2019
  • Author(s): Subir Panja, Srabani Maity, Biju Majhi, Brindaban C. Ranu

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February 2019


Pingyu Zhang, Huaiyi Huang, Samya Banerjee, Guy J. Clarkson, Chen Ge, Cinzia Imberti, Peter J. Sadler
Nucleus-Targeted Organoiridium-Albumin Conjugate for Photodynamic Cancer Therapy [Communication]
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2019, vol. 58, p. 2350

Marion Rusch, Arnaud Thevenon, Dominic Hoepfner, Thomas Aust, Christian Studer, Maude Patoor, Patrick Rollin, Madeleine Livendahl, Beatrice Ranieri, Esther Schmitt, Carsten Spanka, Karl Gademann, Laure C. Bouchez
Design and Synthesis of Metabolically Stable tRNA Synthetase Inhibitors Derived from Cladosporin [Communication]
ChemBioChem 2019, vol. 20, p. 644

Wei Jin, Laura Pastor-Pérez, DeKui Shen, Antonio Sepúlveda-Escribano, Sai Gu, Tomas Ramirez Reina
Catalytic Upgrading of Biomass Model Compounds: Novel Approaches and Lessons Learnt from Traditional Hydrodeoxygenation - a Review [Review]
ChemCatChem 2019, vol. 11, p. 924

Dieter Wöhrle
Kunststoffe [Artikel]
Chem. Unserer Zeit 2019, vol. 53, p. 50

Thomas Wirth
Meet the Board of ChemistryOpen: Thomas Wirth [Meet the Board]
ChemistryOpen 2019, vol. 8, p. 251

Lei Han, Meng-Ke Wu, Fei-Yan Yi, Dongxiao Chen, Hai-Long Jiang
Chemical Sensors Based on Metal-Organic Frameworks [Review]
ChemPlusChem 2016, vol. 81, p. 675

Miaofang Chi, Harry M. Meyer, Zili Wu, Liangbo Liang, Peter V. Bonnesen, Dale K. Hensley, Rui Peng, Yang Song, Cheng Ma, Bobby G. Sumpter, Adam J. Rondinone
High-Selectivity Electrochemical Conversion of CO2 to Ethanol using a Copper Nanoparticle/N-Doped Graphene Electrode [Full Paper]
ChemistrySelect 2016, vol. 1, p. 6055

Hubert Rauscher, Kirsten Rasmussen, Birgit Sokull-Klüttgen
Regulatory Aspects of Nanomaterials in the EU [Research Article]
Chem. Ing. Tech. 2017, vol. 89, p. 224

Abas Mohsenzadeh, Akram Zamani, Mohammad J. Taherzadeh
Bioethylene Production from Ethanol: A Review and Techno-economical Evaluation [Review]
ChemBioEng Rev. 2017, vol. 4, p. 75

Mao Jiang, Kangli Wang, Shu Gao, Ruxing Wang, Jing Han, Jie Yan, Shijie Cheng, Kai Jiang
Selenium as Extra Binding Site for Sulfur Species in Sulfurized Polyacrylonitrile Cathodes for High Capacity Lithium-Sulfur Batteries [Article]
CHEMELECTROCHEM 2019, vol. 6, p. 1365

Tianchao Niu, Jialin Zhang, Wei Chen
Surface Engineering of Two-Dimensional Materials [Focus Review]
ChemNanoMat 2019, vol. 5, p. 6

Dennis Rottschäfer, Beate Neumann, Hans-Georg Stammler, Ryohei Kishi, Masayoshi Nakano, Rajendra S. Ghadwal
A Phosphorus Analogue of p-Quinodimethane with a Planar P4 Ring: A Metal-Free Diphosphorus Source [Communication]
Chem. Eur. J. 2019, vol. 25, p. 3244

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, p. 2696

Arun K. Sinha, Danish Equbal
Thiol−Ene Reaction: Synthetic Aspects and Mechanistic Studies of an Anti-Markovnikov-Selective Hydrothiolation of Olefins [Focus Review]
Asian J. Org. Chem. 2019, vol. 8, p. 32

Hartmut Beck, Mario Jeske, Kai Thede, Friederike Stoll, Ingo Flamme, Metin Akbaba, Jens-Kerim Ergüden, Gunter Karig, Jörg Keldenich, Felix Oehme, Hans-Christian Militzer, Ingo V. Hartung, Uwe Thuss
Discovery of Molidustat (BAY 85-3934): A Small-Molecule Oral HIF-Prolyl Hydroxylase (HIF-PH) Inhibitor for the Treatment of Renal Anemia [Full Paper]
ChemMedChem 2018, vol. 13, p. 988

Gloria Tabacchi
Supramolecular Organization in Confined Nanospaces [Review]
ChemPhysChem 2018, vol. 19, p. 1249

Hiroki Tanaka, Yoshihisa Inoue, Tadashi Mori
Circularly Polarized Luminescence and Circular Dichroisms in Small Organic Molecules: Correlation between Excitation and Emission Dissymmetry Factors [Review]
ChemPhotoChem 2018, vol. 2, p. 386

An-Na Cho, Nam-Gyu Park
Impact of Interfacial Layers in Perovskite Solar Cells [Review]
ChemSusChem 2017, vol. 10, p. 3687

Didier Astruc
Why is Ferrocene so Exceptional? [Microreview]
Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2017, p. 6

Mabuatsela V. Maphoru, Josef Heveling, Sreejarani Kesavan Pillai
Solvent and Temperature Effects on the Platinum‐Catalyzed Oxidative Coupling of 1‐Naphthols [Full Paper]
Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2016, p. 331

Cover Picture Lebensmittelchemie 1/2019 [Cover Picture]
Lebensmittelchemie 2019, vol. 73

Elementerätsel 1 [Wissenschaft + Forschung]
Nachr. Chem. 2019, vol. 67, p. 37

Schüleraufgabe: CHEMKON 2/2017 [Schüleraufgabe]
CHEMKON 2017, vol. 24, p. 91

Zheng Ma, Douglas R. MacFarlane, Mega Kar
Mg Cathode Materials and Electrolytes for Rechargeable Mg Batteries: A Review [Minireview]
Batteries & Supercaps 2019, vol. 2, p. 115

Catharina Goedecke
Why Does Iodine Turn Starch Blue?
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Highly Active Electrocatalysis of the Hydrogen Evolution Reaction by Cobalt Phosphide Nanoparticles
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The Multivalent Effect in Glycosidase Inhibition: A New, Rapidly Emerging Topic in Glycoscience [Minireview]
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Metal–Organic Frameworks as Biomimetic Catalysts [Minireview]
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Gated Silica Mesoporous Materials in Sensing Applications [Review]
ChemistryOpen 2015, vol. 4, pp. 418–437

Jun Pu, Tingting Wang, Haiyang Wang, Yao Tong, Chenchen Lu, Wei Kong, Zhenghua Wang
Direct Growth of NiCo2S4 Nanotube Arrays on Nickel Foam as High-Performance Binder-Free Electrodes for Supercapacitors [Full Paper]
ChemPlusChem 2014, vol. 79, pp. 577–583

Francisco Trespalacios, Ignacio E. Grossmann
Review of Mixed-Integer Nonlinear and Generalized Disjunctive Programming Methods [Review]
Chemie Ingenieur Technik 2014, vol. 86, pp. 991–1012

Xiaosi Zhou, Yu-Guo Guo
Highly Disordered Carbon as a Superior Anode Material for Room-Temperature Sodium-Ion Batteries [Communication]
ChemElectroChem 2014, vol. 1, pp. 83–86

Chuanxi Wang, Zhenzhu Xu, Chi Zhang
Polyethyleneimine-Functionalized Fluorescent Carbon Dots: Water Stability, pH Sensing, and Cellular Imaging [Full Paper]
ChemNanoMat 2015, vol. 1, pp. 122–127

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]
Chemistry – A European Journal 2014, vol. 20, pp. 3874–3886

Yinuo Wu, Jun Wang, Fei Mao, Fuk Yee Kwong
Palladium-Catalyzed Cross-Dehydrogenative Functionalization of C(sp2)–H Bonds [Focus Review]
Chemistry – An Asian Journal 2014, vol. 9, pp. 26–47

Derong Cao, Herbert Meier
Pillar[n]arenes—a Novel, Highly Promising Class of Macrocyclic Host Molecules [Focus Review]
Asian Journal of Organic Chemistry 2014, vol. 3, pp. 244–262

Daniel Gallenkamp, Kathy A. Gelato, Bernard Haendler, Hilmar Weinmann
Bromodomains and Their Pharmacological Inhibitors [Review]
ChemMedChem 2014, vol. 9, pp. 438–464

Antonio Bauzá, Tiddo J. Mooibroek, Antonio Frontera
The Bright Future of Unconventional σ/π-Hole Interactions [Review]
ChemPhysChem 2015, vol. 16, pp. 2496–2517

Ksenia S. Egorova, Valentine P. Ananikov
Toxicity of Ionic Liquids: Eco(cyto)activity as Complicated, but Unavoidable Parameter for Task-Specific Optimization [Review]
ChemSusChem 2014, vol. 7, pp. 336–360

Shunichi Fukuzumi, Dachao Hong
Homogeneous versus Heterogeneous Catalysts in Water Oxidation [Microreview]
Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2014, pp. 645–659

Fabien Toulgoat, Sébastien Alazet, Thierry Billard
Direct Trifluoromethylthiolation Reactions: The “Renaissance” of an Old Concept [Microreview]
Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2014, pp. 2415–2428

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Mit Klick zu neuen Liganden [Magazin]
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