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Noteworthy: Porous Material with Gated Nanopores

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Multi‐contact hybrid thermal conductive filler Al2O3@AgNPs optimized three‐dimensional thermal network for flexible thermal interface materials

  • Published: 17 April 2021
  • Author(s): Zhengqiang Huang, Wei Wu, Dietmar Drummer, Chao Liu, Yi Wang, Zhengyi Wang

Journal of Applied Polymer Science

Wood‐inspired polyacrylonitrile foam with hierarchically aligned porous structure for application in water purification

  • Published: 17 April 2021
  • Author(s): Yuan Xu, Sitian Ma, Changjun Liu, Linfeng Wang, Han Wang, Weilin Xu, Yan Zhuang, Hongjun Yang

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Biodegradable hot melt adhesive based on partially saponified polyvinyl acetate/cellulose diacetate blend

  • Published: 17 April 2021
  • Author(s): Yong‐Ho Kim, Jin‐Hyok Ri, In‐Ho Pak, Yong‐Chol Ri, Ju‐Hyon Yu, Chol‐Yi Om, Jun‐Myong An, Chol‐Ung Pak, Song‐Hyok Kye

Journal of Applied Polymer Science

Synthesis and long‐term stability of acrylic acid and N, N‐methylene‐bis‐acrylamide radiation grafted polypropylene fibers

  • Published: 17 April 2021
  • Author(s): Lidziya Pryhazhayeva, Aliaksandr Shunkevich, Aliaksandr Polikarpov, Leonid Krul

Journal of Applied Polymer Science

Stochastic simulation of top load test on poly(ethylene terephthalate) bottles: An experimental study on dispersion of elastic properties

  • Published: 17 April 2021
  • Author(s): François Lesueur, Luc Chevalier, Yun‐Mei Luo, Thanh Tung Nguyen

Greenhouse Gases: Science and Technology

Exploring the focus of future CO2 emission reduction in China's industrial sectors

  • Published: 17 April 2021
  • Author(s): Qunli Wu, Shuting Gu

Journal of Applied Polymer Science

Preparation of zinc‐coordinated‐DPA functionalized polyesters for gene condensation

  • Published: 17 April 2021
  • Author(s): Xuefei Shao, Junnan He, Xuemei Zhao, Yubin Zheng, Nan Zheng

Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture

Comparison of organic substrates in urban rooftop agriculture, towards improving crop production resilience to temporary drought in Mediterranean cities

  • Published: 17 April 2021
  • Author(s): Mireia Ercilla‐Montserrat, Verónica Arcas‐Pilz, Elisa Lopez‐Capel, Núria Carazo, Juan I Montero, Xavier Gabarrell, Gara Villalba, Joan Rieradevall, Pere Muñoz, Felipe Parada

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Evaluation of sublethal and transgenerational effects of sulfoxaflor on Aphis gossypii via life table parameters and 16S rRNA sequencing

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Effect of slope tower angle and thermal storage media on flexibility solar chimney power plant performance

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An In‐Depth Theoretical Exploration of Influences of Non‐Metal‐Elements Doping on the ORR Performance of Co−gN4

  • Published: 16 April 2021
  • Author(s): Cehuang Fu, Liuxuan Luo, Lijun Yang, Shuiyun Shen, Xiaohui Yan, Jiewei Yin, Guanghua Wei, Junliang Zhang


Impact of Heteroatom Speciation on the Activity and Stability of Carbon‐Based Catalysts for Propane Dehydrogenation

  • Published: 16 April 2021
  • Author(s): Simon Büchele, Guido Zichittella, Spyridon Kanatakis, Sharon Mitchell, Javier Pérez‐Ramírez

European Journal of Organic Chemistry

2’‐Derivatisation of 3’‐C‐Methyl Pyrimidine Nucleosides

  • Published: 16 April 2021
  • Author(s): Sarah Couturier, Suzanne Peyrottes, Christian Périgaud

Chemistry - A European Journal

Orbital‐Free Quantum Crystallographic View on Noncovalent Bonding: Insights into Hydrogen Bonds, π⋅⋅⋅π and Reverse Electron Lone Pair⋅⋅⋅π Interactions

  • Published: 16 April 2021
  • Author(s): Sergey A. Shteingolts, Adam I. Stash, Vladimir G. Tsirelson, Robert R. Fayzullin


Synthesis of a Highly Fluorescent Bis(1,4‐oxaborine)pentacene

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  • Author(s): Johnathan J. C. Lee, Chunyan Chi, Jishan Wu


Synthesis and 15N NMR Signal Amplification by Reversible Exchange of [15N]Dalfampridine at Microtesla Magnetic Fields

  • Published: 16 April 2021
  • Author(s): Nikita V. Chukanov, Oleg G. Salnikov, Ivan A. Trofimov, Mohammad S. H. Kabir, Kirill V. Kovtunov, Igor V. Koptyug, Eduard Y. Chekmenev


Effects of Ionic Liquids on the Thermodynamics of Hydrogen Activation by Frustrated Lewis Pairs: A Density Functional Theory Study

  • Published: 16 April 2021
  • Author(s): Xiaoqing Liu, Xue Li, Xiaoqian Yao, Weizhen Zhao, Lei Liu

European Journal of Organic Chemistry

Asymmetric Organocatalytic Synthesis of aza‐Spirocyclic Compounds from Isothiocyanates and Isocyanides

  • Published: 16 April 2021
  • Author(s): Adrián Laviós, Amparo Sanz‐Marco, Carlos Vila, Gonzalo Blay, José R. Pedro

Chemistry - A European Journal

Reactions of C60 with Pyridazine and Phthalazine

  • Published: 15 April 2021
  • Author(s): Yoshifumi Hashikawa, Hui Li, Yasujiro Murata

Chemistry - A European Journal

High‐pressure Nucleation of Low‐Density Polymorphs

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  • Author(s): Szymon Sobczak, Paulina Ratajczyk, Andrzej Katrusiak

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Most-accessed articles from each Chemistry Europe, ACES, and GDCh journal

January 2021


Georg F. Dewald, Saneyuki Ohno, Joachim G. C. Hering, Jürgen Janek, Wolfgang G. Zeier
Analysis of Charge Carrier Transport Toward Optimized Cathode Composites for All-Solid-State Li−S Batteries [Article]
Batteries & Supercaps 2021, vol. 4, no. 1, p. 183

Simon Hoffmann, Tobias M. E. Terhorst, Rohit K. Singh, Daniel Kümmel, Shmuel Pietrokovski, Henning D. Mootz
Biochemical and Structural Characterization of an Unusual and Naturally Split Class 3 Intein [Full Paper]
ChemBioChem 2021, vol. 22, no. 2, p. 364

Christian M. Heckmann, Francesca Paradisi
Looking Back: A Short History of the Discovery of Enzymes and How They Became Powerful Chemical Tools [Review]
ChemCatChem 2020, vol. 12, no. 24, p. 6082

Gerhard Hilt
Basic Strategies and Types of Applications in Organic Electrochemistry [Concept]
ChemElectroChem 2020, vol. 7, no. 2, p. 395

Michał Rams, Aleksej Jochim, Michael Böhme, Thomas Lohmiller, Magdalena Ceglarska, Marek M. Rams, Alexander Schnegg, Winfried Plass, Christian Näther
Single-Chain Magnet Based on Cobalt(II) Thiocyanate as XXZ Spin Chain [Full Paper]
Chem. Eur. J. 2020, vol. 26, no. 13, p. 2837

Zheng-Wang Qu, Hui Zhu, Sergey A. Katsyuba, Vera L. Mamedova, Vakhid A. Mamedov, Stefan Grimme
Acid-Catalyzed Rearrangements of 3-Aryloxirane-2-Carboxamides: Novel DFT Mechanistic Insights [Communication]
ChemistryOpen 2020, vol. 9, no. 7, p. 743

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, no. 19, p. 6055

Armin Welker, Christian Kersten, Christin Müller, Ramakanth Madhugiri, Collin Zimmer, Patrick Müller, Robert Zimmermann, Stefan Hammerschmidt, Hannah Maus, John Ziebuhr, Christoph Sotriffer, Tanja Schirmeister
Structure-Activity Relationships of Benzamides and Isoindolines Designed as SARS-CoV Protease Inhibitors Effective against SARS-CoV-2 [Full Paper]
ChemMedChem 2021, vol. 16, no. 2, p. 340

Sebastian Gisbertz, Bartholomäus Pieber
Heterogeneous Photocatalysis in Organic Synthesis [Review]
ChemPhotoChem 2020, vol. 4, no. 7, p. 456

Trevor A. Hamlin, Marcel Swart, F. Matthias Bickelhaupt
Nucleophilic Substitution (SN2): Dependence on Nucleophile, Leaving Group, Central Atom, Substituents, and Solvent [Minireview]
ChemPhysChem 2018, vol. 19, no. 11, p. 1315

Daewoo Han, Andrew J. Steckl
Coaxial Electrospinning Formation of Complex Polymer Fibers and their Applications [Review]
ChemPlusChem 2019, vol. 84, no. 10, p. 1453

Layla Filiciotto, Gadi Rothenberg
Biodegradable Plastics: Standards, Policies, and Impacts [Review]
ChemSusChem 2021, vol. 14, no. 1, p. 56

Stephen A. Matlin, Goverdhan Mehta, Henning Hopf, Alain Krief
The Periodic Table of the Chemical Elements and Sustainable Development [Essay]
Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2019, p. 4170

Luca Capaldo, Davide Ravelli
Hydrogen Atom Transfer (HAT): A Versatile Strategy for Substrate Activation in Photocatalyzed Organic Synthesis [Microreview]
Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2017, p. 2056

Catharina Goedecke
Why Does Iodine Turn Starch Blue?
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Andrei Dragan
A New Era [Editorial]
Asian J. Org. Chem. 2021, vol. 10, no. 1, p. 3

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, no. 10, p. 2696

Ying Gao, Cuibo Liu, Wei Zhou, Siyu Lu, Bin Zhang
Anion Vacancy Engineering in Electrocatalytic Water Splitting [Minireview]
ChemNanoMat 2021, vol. 7, no. 2, p. 102

Xin Wang, Dan Luo, Jiayi Wang, Zhenghao Sun, Guoliang Cui, Yuxuan Chen, Tong Wang, Lirong Zheng, Yan Zhao, Lingling Shui, Guofu Zhou, Krzysztof Kempa, Yongguang Zhang, Zhongwei Chen
Strain Engineering of a MXene/CNT Hierarchical Porous Hollow Microsphere Electrocatalyst for a High-Efficiency Lithium Polysulfide Conversion Process [Research Article]
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2021, vol. 60, no. 5, p. 2371

Abas Mohsenzadeh, Akram Zamani, Mohammad J. Taherzadeh
Bioethylene Production from Ethanol: A Review and Techno-economical Evaluation [Review]
ChemBioEng Rev. 2017, vol. 4, no. 2, p. 75

V. N. Danilevich, L. E. Petrovskaya, E. V. Grishin
A Highly Efficient Procedure for the Extraction of Soluble Proteins from Bacterial Cells with Mild Chaotropic Solutions [Research Article]
Chem. Eng. Technol. 2008, vol. 31, no. 6, p. 904

Nuria Sánchez-Bastardo, Robert Schlögl, Holger Ruland
Methane Pyrolysis for CO2-Free H2 Production: A Green Process to Overcome Renewable Energies Unsteadiness [Review]
Chem. Ing. Tech. 2020, vol. 92, no. 10, p. 1596

Martin Witt, Christopher Heuer, Lina Miethke, John-Alexander Preuß, Johanna Sophie Rehfeld, Torsten Schüling, Cornelia Blume, Stefanie Thoms, Frank Stahl
Nachweismethoden von SARS-CoV-2 [Artikel]
Chem. Unserer Zeit 2020, vol. 54, no. 6, p. 368

Albert Jonas, Marco Oetken
Titelbild: Entwicklung latenter Fingerabdrücke auf verschiedenen Oberflächenmaterialien mithilfe einer Kerze (CHEMKON 8/2020) [Titelbild]
CHEMKON 2020, vol. 27, no. 8, p. 361

Cover Picture Lebensmittelchemie 6/2020 [Cover Picture]
Lebensmittelchemie 2020, vol. 74, no. 6

Christian Sindlinger, Christian Hering-Junghans
Trendbericht Anorganische Chemie: Hauptgruppen [Wissenschaft + Forschung]
Nachr. Chem. 2021, vol. 69, no. 1, p. 52

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Most cited articles from Chemistry Europe, ACES, and GDCh journals

Articles on this list are the most frequently cited ones among those published in 2017 or 2018 according to Web of Science. They have contributed the most to the journal's impact factor in 2019.


Yuanjun Chen, Shufang Ji, Yanggang Wang, Juncai Dong, Wenxing Chen, Zhi Li, Rongan Shen, Lirong Zheng, Zhongbin Zhuang, Dingsheng Wang, Yadong Li
Isolated Single Iron Atoms Anchored on N-Doped Porous Carbon as an Efficient Electrocatalyst for the Oxygen Reduction Reaction [Communication]
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2017, vol. 56, pp. 6937–6941

Qian Sun, Kah Chun Lau, Dongsheng Geng, Xiangbo Meng
Atomic and Molecular Layer Deposition for Superior Lithium-Sulfur Batteries: Strategies, Performance, and Mechanisms [Review]
Batteries Supercaps 2018, vol. 1, pp. 41–68

Lik Hang Yuen, Raphael M. Franzini
Achievements, Challenges, and Opportunities in DNA-Encoded Library Research: An Academic Point of View [Minireview]
ChemBioChem 2017, vol. 18, pp. 829–836

Konstantinos C. Christoforidis, Paolo Fornasiero
Photocatalytic Hydrogen Production: A Rift into the Future Energy Supply [Review]
ChemCatChem 2017, vol. 9, pp. 1523–1544

Marwa Elkady, Hassan Shokry, Hesham Hamad
Microwave-Assisted Synthesis of Magnetic Hydroxyapatite for Removal of Heavy Metals from Groundwater [Research Article]
Chem. Eng. Technol. 2018, vol. 41, pp. 553–562

Massimo Baroncini, Lorenzo Casimiro, Christiaan de Vet, Jessica Groppi, Serena Silvi, Alberto Credi
Making and Operating Molecular Machines: A Multidisciplinary Challenge [Minireview]
ChemistryOpen 2018, vol. 7, pp. 169–179

Hanshen Xin, Xike Gao
Application of Azulene in Constructing Organic Optoelectronic Materials: New Tricks for an Old Dog [Minireview]
ChemPlusChem 2017, vol. 82, pp. 945–956

Hojat Veisi, Mozhgan Pirhayati, Ali Kakanejadifard, Pourya Mohammadi, Mohammad Reza Abdi, Javad Gholami, Saba Hemmati
In Situ Green Synthesis of Pd Nanoparticles on Tannic Acid-Modified Magnetite Nanoparticles as a Green Reductant and Stabilizer Agent: Its Application as a Recyclable Nanocatalyst (Fe3O4@TA/Pd) for Reduction of 4-Nitrophenol and Suzuki Reactions [Full Paper]
ChemistrySelect 2018, vol. 3, pp. 1820–1826

Jaqueline Daniel-Gromke, Nadja Rensberg, Velina Denysenko, Walter Stinner, Tina Schmalfuß, Mattes Scheftelowitz, Michael Nelles, Jan Liebetrau
Current Developments in Production and Utilization of Biogas and Biomethane in Germany [Review]
Chem. Ing. Tech. 2018, vol. 90, pp. 17–35

Sayantani Sikdar, Madhusree Kundu
A Review on Detection and Abatement of Heavy Metals [Review]
ChemBioEng Rev. 2018, vol. 5, pp. 18–29

Tingting Liu, Lisi Xie, Jianhui Yang, Rongmei Kong, Gu Du, Abdullah M. Asiri, Xuping Sun, Liang Chen
Self-Standing CoP Nanosheets Array: A Three-Dimensional Bifunctional Catalyst Electrode for Overall Water Splitting in both Neutral and Alkaline Media [Communication]
ChemElectroChem 2017, vol. 4, pp. 1840–1845

Ruibin Wang, Liheng Chen, J.Y. Zhu, Rendang Yang
Tailored and Integrated Production of Carboxylated Cellulose Nanocrystals (CNC) with Nanofibrils (CNF) through Maleic Acid Hydrolysis [Full Paper]
ChemNanoMat 2017, vol. 3, pp. 328–335

Chengwei Liu, Michal Szostak
Twisted Amides: From Obscurity to Broadly Useful Transition-Metal-Catalyzed Reactions by N−C Amide Bond Activation [Minireview]
Chem. Eur. J. 2017, vol. 23, pp. 7157–7173

Jian Shu, Dianping Tang
Current Advances in Quantum-Dots-Based Photoelectrochemical Immunoassays [Focus Review]
Chem. Asian J. 2017, vol. 12, pp. 2780–2789

Jian Rong, Chuanfa Ni, Jinbo Hu
Metal-Catalyzed Direct Difluoromethylation Reactions [Focus Review]
Asian J. Org. Chem. 2017, vol. 6, pp. 139–152

Juan Alberto Sirvent, Ulrich Lücking
Novel Pieces for the Emerging Picture of Sulfoximines in Drug Discovery: Synthesis and Evaluation of Sulfoximine Analogues of Marketed Drugs and Advanced Clinical Candidates [Full Paper]
ChemMedChem 2017, vol. 12, pp. 487–501

Grzegorz Greczynski, Lars Hultman
C 1s Peak of Adventitious Carbon Aligns to the Vacuum Level: Dire Consequences for Material's Bonding Assignment by Photoelectron Spectroscopy [Communication]
ChemPhysChem 2017, vol. 18, pp. 1507–1512

Jia-Rong Chen, Dong-Mei Yan, Qiang Wei, Wen-Jing Xiao
Photocascade Catalysis: A New Strategy for Cascade Reactions [Concept]
ChemPhotoChem 2017, vol. 1, pp. 148–158

Zhiming Pan, Yun Zheng, Fangsong Guo, Pingping Niu, Xinchen Wang
Decorating CoP and Pt Nanoparticles on Graphitic Carbon Nitride Nanosheets to Promote Overall Water Splitting by Conjugated Polymers [Communication]
ChemSusChem 2017, vol. 10, pp. 87–90

Enzo Alessio
Thirty Years of the Drug Candidate NAMI-A and the Myths in the Field of Ruthenium Anticancer Compounds: A Personal Perspective [Microreview]
Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2017, pp. 1549–1560

Marcel Garbe, Kathrin Junge, Matthias Beller
Homogeneous Catalysis by Manganese-Based Pincer Complexes [Microreview]
Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2017, pp. 4344–4362

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