Top 10 Perspective articles from Organic & Biomolecular Chemistry

Now bringing you the top 10 most cited Perspectives ever – take a look!

Continuing with our countdown to OBC’s 10th anniversary celebratory issue we’ve made the top cited* Perpsective articles from the journal free to access for one week:

1. Recognition and activation by ureas and thioureas: stereoselective reactions using ureas and thioureas as hydrogen-bonding donors
Yoshiji Takemoto
DOI: 10.1039/B511216H

2. Bifunctional transition metal-based molecular catalysts for asymmetric syntheses
Takao Ikariya,  Kunihiko Murata and Ryoji Noyori
DOI: 10.1039/B513564H

3. Analysis of the reactions used for the preparation of drug candidate molecules
John S. Carey,  David Laffan, Colin Thomson and Mike T. Williams
DOI: 10.1039/B602413K

4. Density functional theory with dispersion corrections for supramolecular structures, aggregates, and complexes of (bio)organic molecules
Stefan Grimme,  Jens Antony, Tobias Schwabe and Christian Mück-Lichtenfeld
DOI: 10.1039/B615319B

5. Mechanistic aspects of transition metal catalysed 1,6-diene and 1,6-enyne cycloisomerisation reactions
Guy C. Lloyd-Jones
DOI: 10.1039/B209175P

6. Multivalency in supramolecular chemistry and nanofabrication
Alart Mulder,  Jurriaan Huskens and David N. Reinhoudt
DOI: 10.1039/B413971B

7. Porphyrin–fullerene linked systems as artificial photosynthetic mimics
Hiroshi Imahori
2004, DOI: 10.1039/B403024A

8. Ru complexes bearing bidentate carbenes: from innocent curiosity to uniquely effective catalysts for olefin metathesis
Amir H. Hoveyda,  Dennis G. Gillingham,  Joshua J. Van Veldhuizen,  Osamu Kataoka,  Steven B. Garber,  Jason S. Kingsbury and Joseph P. A. Harrity
DOI: 10.1039/B311496C

9. Molecular similarity: a key technique in molecular informatics
Andreas Bender and Robert C. Glen
DOI: 10.1039/B409813G

10. DNA-programmed assembly of nanostructures
Kurt V. Gothelf and Thomas H. LaBean
DOI: 10.1039/B510551J

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*Top cited Perspective articles according to ISI on the 1st of February 2012

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2 Responses to “Top 10 Perspective articles from Organic & Biomolecular Chemistry”

  1. [...] to Dr. Jay Tobin « Stevenson University ChemistryTop 10 Perspective articles from Organic & Biomolecular Chemistry …Copyright © 2012 IT技术园地. All Rights [...]

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  2. Nathalie Horner says:

    Jurriaan Huskens comments on his article ‘Multivalency in supramolecular chemistry and nanofabrication’:

    “The topic of multivalency has been around in biology for quite some time. It plays there a very important role in interactions occurring at cell membranes and are thus essential for understanding biological processes such as signaling and infection. I think the paper is cited so well mainly for two reasons: (i) the biological systems are so complex that no good quantification can be done in these; the paper shows that good supramolecular models can be built that shed light on the quantitative aspects of multivalency; (ii) what people have probably not realized until recently is that the strength of multivalent interactions also allows application in materials science, i.e. to build up materials via strong bottom-up self-assembly; the paper provides the first overview on such activities, and has led to many followers in the past few year.”

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