Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker (GDCh; German Chemical Society)

With more than 31,000 members, the GDCh is one of the largest scientific societies in the world. The GDCh promotes chemistry in education, research and application and seeks to deepen the understanding and knowledge of the general public about chemistry and its relevance to the world they live in.

The GDCh brings together people working in chemistry and the molecular sciences and supports their striving for positive, sustainable scientific advance – for the good of humankind and the environment, and a future worth living for.

Scientific publications of the society include Nachrichten aus der Chemie, Angewandte Chemie, Chemie Ingenieur Technik, CHEMKON, Chemie in unserer Zeit, and the ChemPubSoc Europe journals as well as ChemistryViews.



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16 January 2019 – Ammonia synthesis through electroreduction of nitrogen on black phosphorus nanosheets

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Interview: First Angewandte Editor Based in China

06 November 2018 Dr. Xin Su is the first Editor of Angewandte Chemie based outside Germany

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02 October 2017 International scientists met in Berlin for the WiFo, the GDCh’s biannual conference on all aspects of chemistry


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Indoor Air

Indoor air quality in schools of a highly polluted south Mediterranean area

  • Published: 19 January 2019
  • Author(s): Silvia Ruggieri, Valeria Longo, Cinzia Perrino, Silvia Canepari, Gaspare Drago, Luca L’Abbate, Martin Balzan, Giuseppina Cuttitta, Gianluca Scaccianoce, Remo Minardi, Giovanni Viegi, Fabio Cibella, David Bilocca, Charles Borg, Stephen Montefort, Christopher Zammit, Salvatore Bucchieri, Paolo Colombo, Giuliana Ferrante, Stefania La Grutta, Mario R Melis, Giuseppe Piva, Rosaria Ristagno, Gianfranco Rizzo

Biotechnology and Bioengineering

Characterization of a novel method for the production of single‐span membrane proteins in Escherichia coli

  • Published: 19 January 2019
  • Author(s): Sarah M. Smith, Kelly L. Walker, Alexander S. Jones, Corinne J. Smith, Colin Robinson

Archives of Insect Biochemistry and Physiology

Molecular characterization and expression patterns of Phenacoccus solenopsis (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae) heat shock protein genes and their response to host stress

  • Published: 19 January 2019
  • Author(s): Dan Liu, Xiangli Dang, Wei Song, Lingyu Xi, Qi Wang, Shaobing Zhang, Yong Miao, Guiting Li, Junqi Jiang

Medicinal Research Reviews

Intramolecular hydrogen bonding: An opportunity for improved design in medicinal chemistry

  • Published: 19 January 2019
  • Author(s): Giulia Caron, Jan Kihlberg, Giuseppe Ermondi

Journal of Polymer Science Part B: Polymer Physics

Dynamics of supramolecular associative polymer networks at the interplay of chain entanglement, transient chain association, and chain‐sticker clustering

  • Published: 18 January 2019
  • Author(s): Amir Jangizehi, Mostafa Ahmadi, Sebastian Seiffert

Journal of Food Science

Valorisation of sweet corn (Zea mays) cob by extraction of valuable compounds

  • Published: 18 January 2019
  • Author(s): Tiffany Lau, Niamh Harbourne, Maria Jose Oruña‐Concha

Journal of Clinical Pharmacy and Therapeutics

A drug utilization study to evaluate effectiveness of risk minimization measures for trimetazidine in France, Hungary, Romania and Spain

  • Published: 18 January 2019
  • Author(s): Birgit Ehlken, Massoud Toussi, Abdus Samad, Sigal Kaplan, Mónika Domahidy, Hanka de Voogd, Stella Böhmert, Rita Silveira Ramos, Deepa Arora

Indoor Air

A review of traditional and advanced technologies for the removal of particulate matter in subway systems

  • Published: 18 January 2019
  • Author(s): Jun‐Hyeong Park, Youn‐Suk Son, Ki‐Hyun Kim

Advanced Functional Materials

Fluorobenzotriazole (FTAZ)‐Based Polymer Donor Enables Organic Solar Cells Exceeding 12% Efficiency

  • Published: 18 January 2019
  • Author(s): Zhihui Liao, Yuanpeng Xie, Lie Chen, Yun Tan, Shaorong Huang, Yongkang An, Hwa Sook Ryu, Xiangchuan Meng, Xunfan Liao, Bin Huang, Qian Xie, Han Young Woo, Yanming Sun, Yiwang Chen

Advanced Functional Materials

Hollow Multishelled Structure of Heterogeneous Co3O4–CeO2−x Nanocomposite for CO Catalytic Oxidation

  • Published: 18 January 2019
  • Author(s): Huan Wang, Dan Mao, Jian Qi, Qinghua Zhang, Xiaohong Ma, Shuyan Song, Lin Gu, Ranbo Yu, Dan Wang

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Decorated PtRu Electrocatalyst for Concentrated Direct Methanol Fuel Cells

  • Published: 18 January 2019
  • Author(s): Fang Luo, Quan Zhang, Konggang Qu, Long Guo, Hao Hu, Zehui Yang, Weiwei Cai, Hansong Cheng


Chemoselective Hydrogenation of α,β‐Unsaturated Carbonyls Catalyzed by Biomass‐Derived Cobalt Nanoparticles in Water

  • Published: 18 January 2019
  • Author(s): Tao Song, Zhiming Ma, Yong Yang


Facile in situ Encapsulation of Highly Dispersed Ni@MCM‐41 for the Trans‐Decalin Production from Hydrogenation of Naphthalene at Low Temperature

  • Published: 18 January 2019
  • Author(s): Xiaoyun Song, Qingxin Guan, Yu Shu, Xiaojing Zhang, Wei Li


High‐Performance Co‐MnOx Composite Oxide Catalyst Structured onto Al‐Fiber Felt for High‐Throughput O3 Decomposition

  • Published: 18 January 2019
  • Author(s): Longgang Tao, Guofeng Zhao, Pengjing Chen, Zhiqiang Zhang, Ye Liu, Yong Lu


Carbon Cloth‐supported MoS2/Ag2S/Ag3PO4 Composite with High Photocatalytic Activity and Recyclability

  • Published: 18 January 2019
  • Author(s): Yuan Liu, Wenguang Wang, Mingzhi Si, Haiyan Zhang

European Journal of Organic Chemistry

Synthesis and Photochromic Properties of Azobenzene‐Derived Glycomacrolactones

  • Published: 18 January 2019
  • Author(s): Chaoqi Lin, Stéphane Maisonneuve, Cyril Theulier, Juan Xie


Highly Efficient Route for the Synthesis of a Novel Generation of Tetraorganofunctional Double‐decker Type of Silsesquioxanes

  • Published: 18 January 2019
  • Author(s): Julia Duszczak, Katarzyna Mituła, Rafał Januszewski, Patrycja Żak, Beata Dudziec, Bogdan Marciniec


Modified Graphene Oxide Based Zinc Composite: an Efficient Catalyst for N‐formylation and Carbamate Formation Reactions Through CO2 Fixation

  • Published: 18 January 2019
  • Author(s): Resmin Khatun, Surajit Biswas, Sarikul Islam, Imdadul Haque Biswas, Sk Riyajuddin, Kaushik Ghosh, Sk Manirul Islam

European Journal of Organic Chemistry

Selenium‐Catalyzed Carbonylative Synthesis of 2‐Benzimidazolones from 2‐Nitroanilines with TFBen as the CO Source

  • Published: 18 January 2019
  • Author(s): Xinxin Qi, Rong Zhou, Jin‐Bao Peng, Jun Ying, Xiao‐Feng Wu

European Journal of Organic Chemistry

Facile Diastereoselective Synthesis of Highly Substituted Alkylene‐oxetanes from 3‐Alkyl Allenoates and Diaryl 1,2‐Diones/α‐Ketoamides Mediated by DBU

  • Published: 18 January 2019
  • Author(s): Jagadeesh Krishnan, T. S. Mayadevi, Sunil Varughese, Vijay Nair

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September 2018


Runze Mao, Jonathan Balon, Xile Hu
Decarboxylative C(sp3)−O Cross-Coupling [Communication]
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2018, vol. 57, p. 13624

Klaus F. Wagenbauer, Floris A. S. Engelhardt, Evi Stahl, Vera K. Hechtl, Pierre Stömmer, Fabian Seebacher, Letizia Meregalli, Philip Ketterer, Thomas Gerling, Hendrik Dietz
How We Make DNA Origami [Concept]
ChemBioChem 2017, vol. 18, p. 1873

Isabela C. Man, Hai-Yan Su, Federico Calle-Vallejo, Heine A. Hansen, José I. Martínez, Nilay G. Inoglu, John Kitchin, Thomas F. Jaramillo, Jens K. Nørskov, Jan Rossmeisl
Universality in Oxygen Evolution Electrocatalysis on Oxide Surfaces [Full Paper]
ChemCatChem 2011, vol. 3, p. 1159

Matthias Epple, Joachim Enax
Moderne Zahnpflege aus chemischer Sicht [Artikel]
Chem. Unserer Zeit 2018, vol. 52, p. 218

Balaram Mukhopadhyay, Rituparna Das
Chemical O-Glycosylations: An Overview [Review]
ChemistryOpen 2016, vol. 5, p. 401

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

Peter Buchholz, Torsten Brandenburg
Demand, Supply, and Price Trends for Mineral Raw Materials Relevant to the Renewable Energy Transition Wind Energy, Solar Photovoltaic Energy, and Energy Storage [Review]
Chem. Ing. Tech. 2018, vol. 90, p. 141

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

Lantao Liu, Yanli Zhou, Shuang Liu, Maotian Xu
The Applications of Metal−Organic Frameworks in Electrochemical Sensors [Review]
ChemElectroChem 2018, vol. 5, p. 6

Hejin Jiang, Li Zhang, Minghua Liu
Self-Assembly of 1D Helical Nanostructures into Higher Order Chiral Nanostructures in Supramolecular Systems [Focus Review]
ChemNanoMat 2018, vol. 4, p. 720

Sa Xiao, Yi Lu, Xin Li, Bing-Yu Xiao, Liang Wu, Jian-Ping Song, Yu-Xuan Xiao, Si-Ming Wu, Jie Hu, Yong Wang, Gang-Gang Chang, Ge Tian, Silvia Lenaerts, Christoph Janiak, Xiao-Yu Yang, Bao-Lian Su
Hierarchically Dual-Mesoporous TiO2 Microspheres for Enhanced Photocatalytic Properties and Lithium Storage [Full Paper]
Chem. Eur. J. 2018, vol. 24, p. 13246

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

Michael C. Willis, Edward J. Emmett
The Development and Application of Sulfur Dioxide Surrogates in Synthetic Organic Chemistry [Focus Review]
Asian J. Org. Chem. 2015, vol. 4, p. 602

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

Baokun Qiao, Zhiyong Jiang
Catalytic Photoreduction Induced by Visible Light [Minireview]
ChemPhotoChem 2018, vol. 2, p. 703

Xinyue Zhang, Mingyue Jiang, Na Niu, Zhijun Chen, Shujun Li, Shouxin Liu, Jian Li
Natural-Product-Derived Carbon Dots: From Natural Products to Functional Materials [Review]
ChemSusChem 2018, vol. 11, p. 11

Ross J. Marshall, Ross S. Forgan
Postsynthetic Modification of Zirconium Metal-Organic Frameworks [Microreview]
Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2016, p. 4310

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

Cover Picture Lebensmittelchemie 4/2018 [Cover Picture]
Lebensmittelchemie 2018, vol. 72

Thomas U. Probst
Umbrüche beim Kunststoffrecycling [Industrie & Technik]
Nachr. Chem. 2018, vol. 66, p. 868

Alexander Engl, Alexandra Schmelzer, Björn Risch
Chemie Pur - Unterrichten in der Natur: Ätherischen Ölen auf der Spur [Artikel]
CHEMKON 2018, vol. 25, p. 7

Catharina Goedecke
Why Does Iodine Turn Starch Blue?
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Eric J. Popczun, Carlos G. Read, Christopher W. Roske, Nathan S. Lewis, Raymond E. Schaak
Highly Active Electrocatalysis of the Hydrogen Evolution Reaction by Cobalt Phosphide Nanoparticles
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2014, vol. 53, pp. 5427–5430

Philippe Compain, Anne Bodlenner
The Multivalent Effect in Glycosidase Inhibition: A New, Rapidly Emerging Topic in Glycoscience [Minireview]
ChemBioChem 2014, vol. 15, pp. 1239–1251

Zhi-Yuan Gu, Jihye Park, Aaron Raiff, Zhangwen Wei, Hong-Cai Zhou
Metal–Organic Frameworks as Biomimetic Catalysts [Minireview]
ChemCatChem 2014, vol. 6, pp. 67–75

Anthony J. Arduengo, Roland Krafczyk
Auf der Suche nach Stabilen Carbenen [Organische Chemie]
Chem. Unserer Zeit 1998, vol. 32, pp. 6–14

Félix Sancenón, Lluís Pascual, Mar Oroval, Elena Aznar, Ramón Martínez-Máñez
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

David Schweinfurth, Naina Deibel, Fritz Weisser, Biprajit Sarkar
Mit Klick zu neuen Liganden [Magazin]
Nachr. Chem. 2011, vol. 59, pp. 937–941

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01 January 1953 Membership magazine of the GDCh (Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker, German Chemical Society)

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