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Top ten most accessed articles in August

August saw the following articles in Chemical Science in the top ten most accessed list:-
 
Palladium-catalyzed selective oxidative olefination and arylation of 2-pyridones
Yuye Chen, Fen Wang, Aiqun Jia and Xingwei Li
Chem. Sci., 2012,3, 3231-3236
DOI: 10.1039/C2SC20869E

A copper-catalyzed arylation of tryptamines for the direct synthesis of aryl pyrroloindolines
Madeleine E. Kieffer, Kangway V. Chuang and Sarah E. Reisman
Chem. Sci., 2012,3, 3170-3174
DOI: 10.1039/C2SC20914D

Catalytic aerobic production of imines en route to mild, green, and concise derivatizations of amines
Toshiaki Sonobe, Kounosuke Oisaki and Motomu Kanai
Chem. Sci., 2012,3, 3249-3255
DOI: 10.1039/C2SC20699D

Permuting Diels–Alder and Robinson annulation stereopatterns
Feng Peng, Mingji Dai, Angie R. Angeles and Samuel J. Danishefsky
Chem. Sci., 2012,3, 3076-3080
DOI: 10.1039/C2SC20868G

Diazo compounds as highly tunable reactants in 1,3-dipolar cycloaddition reactions with cycloalkynes
Nicholas A. McGrath and Ronald T. Raines
Chem. Sci., 2012,3, 3237-3240
DOI: 10.1039/C2SC20806G

Fusarisetin A: scalable total synthesis and related studies
Jing Xu, Eduardo J. E. Caro-Diaz, Michelle H. Lacoske, Chao-I. Hung, Colin Jamora and Emmanuel A. Theodorakis
Chem. Sci., 2012,3, 3378-3386
DOI: 10.1039/C2SC21308G

Rhodium(III)-catalyzed synthesis of phthalides by cascade addition and cyclization of benzimidates with aldehydes
Yajing Lian, Robert G. Bergman and Jonathan A. Ellman
Chem. Sci., 2012,3, 3088-3092
DOI: 10.1039/C2SC20835K

Copper-catalyzed decarboxylative C–N coupling for N-arylation
Yun Zhang, Sejal Patel and Nello Mainolfi
Chem. Sci., 2012,3, 3196-3199
DOI: 10.1039/C2SC20606D

Diastereoselective ring-rearrangement metathesis to set the stereochemistry of all-carbon quaternary centres
Jingwei Li and Daesung Lee
Chem. Sci., 2012,3, 3296-3301
DOI: 10.1039/C2SC20812A

Bis(benzimidazolium) axles and crown ether wheels: a versatile templating pair for the formation of [2]rotaxane molecular shuttles
Kelong Zhu, V. Nicholas Vukotic, Nadim Noujeim and Stephen J. Loeb
Chem. Sci., 2012,3, 3265-3271
DOI: 10.1039/C2SC20986A

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Top ten most accessed articles in July

This month sees the following articles in Chemical Science that are in the top ten most accessed:-

Copper-catalyzed decarboxylative C-N coupling for N-arylation
Yun Zhang, Sejal Patel and Nello Mainolfi
Chem. Sci.,
2012, Advance Article, DOI: 10.1039/C2SC20606D, Edge Article

Copper-catalyzed decarboxylative alkenylation of sp3 C-H bonds with cinnamic acids via a radical process
Zili Cui, Xiaojie Shang, Xiang-Feng Shao and Zhong-Quan Liu
Chem. Sci.,
2012, Advance Article, DOI: 10.1039/C2SC20712E, Edge Article

Chiral ionic Brønsted acid-achiral Brønsted base synergistic catalysis for asymmetric sulfa-Michael addition to nitroolefins
Daisuke Uraguchi, Natsuko Kinoshita, Daisuke Nakashima and Takashi Ooi
Chem. Sci.,
2012, Advance Article, DOI: 10.1039/C2SC20698F, Edge Article

A chemical synthesis of 11-methoxy mitragynine pseudoindoxyl featuring the interrupted Ugi reaction
Jimin Kim, John S. Schneekloth and Erik J. Sorensen
Chem. Sci.,
2012,3, 2849-2852, DOI: 10.1039/C2SC20669B, Edge Article

Methane: a new frontier in organometallic chemistry
Vincent N. Cavaliere and Daniel J. Mindiola
Chem. Sci., 2012, Advance Article, DOI: 10.1039/C2SC20530K, Minireview

A fluorescent probe for rapid detection of hydrogen sulfide in blood plasma and brain tissues in mice
Yong Qian, Ling Zhang, Shuting Ding, Xin Deng, Chuan He, Xi Emily Zheng, Hai-Liang Zhu and Jing Zhao
Chem. Sci., 2012, Advance Article, DOI: 10.1039/C2SC20537H, Edge Article

Supramolecular mechanics in a metal-organic framework
Joseph M. Ogborn, Ines E. Collings, Stephen A. Moggach, Amber L. Thompson and Andrew L. Goodwin
Chem. Sci., 2012, Advance Article, DOI: 10.1039/C2SC20596C, Edge Article

Gold meets enamine catalysis in the enantioselective a-allylic alkylation of aldehydes with alcohols
Michel Chiarucci, Marzia di Lillo, Alessandro Romaniello, Pier Giorgio Cozzi, Gianpiero Cera and Marco Bandini
Chem. Sci., 2012,3, 2859-2863, DOI: 10.1039/C2SC20478A, Edge Article

Gram-scale synthesis and crystal structures of [8]- and [10]CPP, and the solid-state structure of C60@[10]CPP
Jianlong Xia, Jeffrey W. Bacon and Ramesh Jasti
Chem. Sci.,
2012, Advance Article, DOI: 10.1039/C2SC20719B, Edge Article

Catalytic enantioselective carbon-carbon bond formation using cycloisomerization reactions
Iain D. G. Watson and F. Dean Toste
Chem. Sci.,
2012, Advance Article, DOI: 10.1039/C2SC20542D, Minireview

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Top ten most accessed articles in June

This month sees the following articles in Chemical Science that are in the top ten most accessed:-

Enantioselective total synthesis of (+)-ibophyllidine via an asymmetric phosphine-catalyzed [3 + 2] annulation
Ian P. Andrews and Ohyun Kwon
Chem. Sci., 2012, Advance Article, DOI: 10.1039/C2SC20468A, Edge Article

Rethinking the Term “Pi-Stacking”
Chelsea R. Martinez and Brent L. Iverson
Chem. Sci., 2012, Advance Article, DOI: 10.1039/C2SC20045G

Towards “drug-like” indole-based transmembrane anion transporters
Stephen J. Moore, Marco Wenzel, Mark E. Light, Rebeka Morley, Samuel J. Bradberry, Patricia Gómez-Iglesias, Vanessa Soto-Cerrato, Ricardo Pérez-Tomás and Philip A. Gale
Chem. Sci., 2012,3, 2501-2509, DOI: 10.1039/C2SC20551C, Edge Article

Catalytic enantioselective carbon-carbon bond formation using cycloisomerization reactions
Iain D. G. Watson and F. Dean Toste
Chem. Sci., 2012, Advance Article, DOI: 10.1039/C2SC20542D, Minireview

Crossed Intermolecular [2+2] Cycloaddition of Styrenes by Visible Light Photocatalysis
Michael A. Ischay, Michael S. Ament and Tehshik P. Yoon
Chem. Sci., 2012, Advance Article, DOI: 10.1039/C2SC20658G, Edge Article

Copper-Catalyzed Decarboxylative Alkenylation of Sp3 C-H Bonds with Cinnamic Acids via A Radical Process
Zili Cui, Xiaojie Shang, Xiang-Feng Shao and Zhong-Quan Liu
Chem. Sci., 2012, Advance Article, DOI: 10.1039/C2SC20712E, Edge Article

A highly selective ratiometric near-infrared fluorescent cyanine sensor for cysteine with remarkable shift and its application in bioimaging
Zhiqian Guo, SeongWon Nam, Sungsu Park and Juyoung Yoon
Chem. Sci., 2012, Advance Article, DOI: 10.1039/C2SC20540H, Edge Article

Accelerated aging: a low energy, solvent-free alternative to solvothermal and mechanochemical synthesis of metal-organic materials
Matthew J. Cliffe, Cristina Mottillo, Robin S. Stein, Dejan-Krešimir Bučar and Tomislav Friščić
Chem. Sci., 2012,3, 2495-2500, DOI: 10.1039/C2SC20344H, Edge Article

Azulene-based conjugated polymers: unique seven-membered ring connectivity leading to stimuli-responsiveness
Masahito Murai, Elizabeth Amir, Roey J. Amir and Craig J. Hawker
Chem. Sci., 2012, Advance Article, DOI: 10.1039/C2SC20615C, Edge Article

Dialkylbiaryl phosphines in Pd-catalyzed amination: a user’s guide
David S. Surry and Stephen L. Buchwald
Chem. Sci., 2011,2, 27-50, DOI: 10.1039/C0SC00331J, Perspective

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Top ten most accessed articles in May

This month sees the following articles in Chemical Science that are in the top ten most accessed:-

Rethinking the Term “Pi-Stacking”
Chelsea R. Martinez and Brent L. Iverson
Chem. Sci., 2012, Advance Article, DOI: 10.1039/C2SC20045G

Cavity-induced enantioselectivity reversal in a chiral metal-organic framework Brønsted acid catalyst
Min Zheng, Yan Liu, Cheng Wang, Shubin Liu and Wenbin Lin
Chem. Sci., 2012, Advance Article, DOI: 10.1039/C2SC20379K, Edge Article

Catalytic intermolecular hydroacylation of C-C Π-bonds in the absence of chelation assistance
Joyce C. Leung and Michael J. Krische
Chem. Sci., 2012,3, 2202-2209, DOI: 10.1039/C2SC20350B, Minireview

Enantioselective total synthesis of (+)-ibophyllidine via an asymmetric phosphine-catalyzed [3 + 2] annulation
Ian P. Andrews and Ohyun Kwon
Chem. Sci., 2012, Advance Article, DOI: 10.1039/C2SC20468A, Edge Article

Metal-Free Diamination of Alkenes Employing Bomide Catalysis
Patricia Chávez, Jonathan Kirsch, Claas H. Hövelmann, Jan Streuff, Marta Martínez-Belmonte, Eduardo C. Escudero-Adán, Eddy Martin and Kilian Muñiz
Chem. Sci., 2012, Advance Article, DOI: 10.1039/C2SC20242E

Carboxylates as sources of carbon nucleophiles and electrophiles: comparison of decarboxylative and decarbonylative pathways
Wojciech I. Dzik, Paul P. Lange and Lukas J. Gooßen
Chem. Sci., 2012, Advance Article, DOI: 10.1039/C2SC20312J, Minireview

A concise, efficient synthesis of sugar-based benzothiazoles through chemoselective intramolecular C-S coupling
Chao Shen, Haijun Xia, Hua Yan, Xinzhi Chen, Sadananda Ranjit, Xiaoji Xie, Davin Tan, Richmond Lee, Yanmei Yang, Bengang Xing, Kuo-Wei Huang, Pengfei Zhang and Xiaogang Liu
Chem. Sci., 2012,3, 2388-2393, DOI: 10.1039/C2SC20248D, Edge Article

Truncated octahedral coordination cage incorporating six tetranuclear-metal building blocks and twelve linear edges
Kecai Xiong, Feilong Jiang, Yanli Gai, Daqiang Yuan, Lian Chen, Mingyan Wu, Kongzhao Su and Maochun Hong
Chem. Sci., 2012,3, 2321-2325, DOI: 10.1039/C2SC20264F, Edge Article

Dialkylbiaryl phosphines in Pd-catalyzed amination: a user’s guide
David S. Surry and Stephen L. Buchwald
Chem. Sci., 2011,2, 27-50, DOI: 10.1039/C0SC00331J, Perspective

Concise total synthesis of (+)-gliocladins B and C
Nicolas Boyer and Mohammad Movassaghi
Chem. Sci., 2012,3, 1798-1803, DOI: 10.1039/C2SC20270K

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Top ten most accessed articles in April

This month sees the following articles in Chemical Science that are in the top ten most accessed:-

Concise total synthesis of (+)-gliocladins B and C
Nicolas Boyer and Mohammad Movassaghi
Chem. Sci., 2012,3, 1798-1803, DOI: 10.1039/C2SC20270K

A highly selective vanadium catalyst for benzylic C-H oxidation
Ji-Bao Xia, Kevin W. Cormier and Chuo Chen
Chem. Sci., 2012, Advance Article, DOI: 10.1039/C2SC20178J

Rethinking the Term “Pi-Stacking”
Chelsea R. Martinez and Brent L. Iverson
Chem. Sci., 2012, Advance Article, DOI: 10.1039/C2SC20045G

Hindered biaryls by C-H coupling: bisoxazoline-Pd catalysis leading to enantioselective C-H coupling
Kazuya Yamaguchi, Junichiro Yamaguchi, Armido Studer and Kenichiro Itami
Chem. Sci., 2012, Advance Article, DOI: 10.1039/C2SC20277H

Metal-Free Diamination of Alkenes Employing Bomide Catalysis
Patricia Chávez, Jonathan Kirsch, Claas H. Hövelmann, Jan Streuff, Marta Martínez-Belmonte, Eduardo C. Escudero-Adán, Eddy Martin and Kilian Muñiz
Chem. Sci., 2012, Advance Article, DOI: 10.1039/C2SC20242E

Catalytic C-H oxidation by a triazamacrocyclic ruthenium complex
Eric McNeill and J. Du Bois
Chem. Sci., 2012,3, 1810-1813, DOI: 10.1039/C2SC20118F

Alkylated organic cages: from porous crystals to neat liquids
Nicola Giri, Christine E. Davidson, Gavin Melaugh, Mario G. Del Pópolo, James T. A. Jones, Tom Hasell, Andrew I. Cooper, Peter N. Horton, Michael B. Hursthouse and Stuart L. James
Chem. Sci., 2012,3, 2153-2157, DOI: 10.1039/C2SC01007K

Lattice-imposed geometry in metal-organic frameworks: lacunary Zn4O clusters in MOF-5 serve as tripodal chelating ligands for Ni2+
Carl K. Brozek and Mircea Dincă
Chem. Sci., 2012,3, 2110-2113, DOI: 10.1039/C2SC20306E

Size-selective synthesis of [9]-[11] and [13]cycloparaphenylenes
Yuuki Ishii, Yusuke Nakanishi, Haruka Omachi, Sanae Matsuura, Katsuma Matsui, Hisanori Shinohara, Yasutomo Segawa and Kenichiro Itami
Chem. Sci., 2012, Advance Article, DOI: 10.1039/C2SC20343J

Graphene-based electronic sensors
Qiyuan He, Shixin Wu, Zongyou Yin and Hua Zhang
Chem. Sci., 2012,3, 1764-1772, DOI: 10.1039/C2SC20205K

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Top ten most accessed articles in March

This month sees the following articles in Chemical Science that are in the top ten most accessed:-

Copper(i)-catalyzed intramolecular [2 + 2] cycloaddition of 1,6-enyne-derived ketenimine: an efficient construction of strained and bridged 7-substituted-3-heterobicyclo[3.1.1]heptan-6-one
Bao-Sheng Li, Bin-Miao Yang, Shao-Hua Wang, Yong-Qiang Zhang, Xiao-Ping Cao and Yong-Qiang Tu
Chem. Sci., 2012, Advance Article, DOI: 10.1039/C2SC20109G

Hindered Biaryls by C-H Coupling: Bisoxazoline-Pd Catalysis Leading to Enantioselective C-H Coupling
Kazuya Yamaguchi, Junichiro Yamaguchi, Armido Studer and Kenichiro Itami
Chem. Sci., 2012, Advance Article, DOI: 10.1039/C2SC20277H

Asymmetric Catalytic Epoxidation of α, β-Unsaturated Carbonyl Compounds with Hydrogen Peroxide: Additive-Free and Wide Substrate Scope
Yangyang Chu, Xiaohua Liu, Wei Li, Xiaolei Hu, Lili Lin and Xiaoming Feng
Chem. Sci., 2012, Advance Article , DOI: 10.1039/C2SC20218B

Chemical sensing with shapeshifting organic molecules
Kimberly K. Larson, Maggie He, Johannes F. Teichert, Atsushi Naganawa and Jeffrey W. Bode
Chem. Sci., 2012, Advance Article, DOI: 10.1039/C2SC20238G

Asymmetric C(sp3)-H/C(Ar) coupling reactions. Highly enantio-enriched indolines via regiodivergent reaction of a racemic mixture
Dmitry Katayev, Masafumi Nakanishi, Thomas Bürgi and E. Peter Kündig
Chem. Sci., 2012, Advance Article, DOI: 10.1039/C2SC20111A

N-rich zeolite-like metal-organic framework with sodalite topology: high CO2 uptake, selective gas adsorption and efficient drug delivery
Jun-Sheng Qin, Dong-Ying Du, Wen-Liang Li, Jing-Ping Zhang, Shun-Li Li, Zhong-Min Su, Xin-Long Wang, Qiang Xu, Kui-Zhan Shao and Ya-Qian Lan
Chem. Sci., 2012, Advance Article, DOI: 10.1039/C2SC00017B

Dialkylbiaryl phosphines in Pd-catalyzed amination: a user’s guide
David S. Surry and Stephen L. Buchwald
Chem. Sci., 2011, 2, 27-50, DOI: 10.1039/C0SC00331J

Synergistic catalysis: A powerful synthetic strategy for new reaction development
Anna E. Allen and David W. C. MacMillan
Chem. Sci., 2012, 3, 633-658, DOI: 10.1039/C2SC00907B

Practical and scalable catalytic asymmetric α-amination of carboxylic acids using isothioureas
Louis C. Morrill, Tomas Lebl, Alexandra M. Z. Slawin and Andrew D. Smith
Chem. Sci., 2012, Advance Article, DOI: 10.1039/C2SC20171B

Estimating chemical reactivity and cross-influence from collective chemical knowledge
Siowling Soh, Yanhu Wei, Bartlomiej Kowalczyk, Chris M. Gothard, Bilge Baytekin, Nosheen Gothard and Bartosz A. Grzybowski
Chem. Sci., 2012, 3, 1497-1502, DOI: 10.1039/C2SC00011C

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Top ten most accessed articles in February

This month sees the following articles in Chemical Science that are in the top ten most accessed:-

Synergistic catalysis: A powerful synthetic strategy for new reaction development
Anna E. Allen and David W. C. MacMillan
Chem. Sci., 2012, 3, 633-658, DOI: 10.1039/C2SC00907B

Lewis base-promoted carbon-carbon sp3-sp3 coupling reactions of a-silyl silylethers
Jonathan A. Brekan, Dmitri Chernyak, Kolby L. White and Karl A. Scheidt
Chem. Sci., 2012, 3, 1205-1210, DOI: 10.1039/C2SC00581F

Asymmetric Diels-Alder reaction of ß,ß-disubstituted enals and chromone-fused dienes: construction of collections with high molecular complexity and skeletal diversity
Jun-Long Li, Si-Li Zhou, Peng-Qiao Chen, Lin Dong, Tian-Yu Liu and Ying-Chun Chen
Chem. Sci., 2012, Advance Article, DOI: 10.1039/C2SC20096A

Molecular scaffolds with remote directing groups for selective palladium-catalyzed C-H bond functionalizations
Erin E. Stache, Curtis A. Seizert and Eric M. Ferreira
Chem. Sci., 2012, Advance Article, DOI: 10.1039/C2SC20176C

Metal-free, aerobic ketooxygenation of alkenes using hydroxamic acids
Valerie A. Schmidt and Erik J. Alexanian
Chem. Sci., 2012, Advance Article, DOI: 10.1039/C2SC01042A

Direct Oxidative Arylation of Secondary Alcohols with Arylsilanes via Rhodium-Catalyzed C-C Bond Cleavage
Kang Chen, Hu Li, Yang Li, Xi-Sha Zhang, Zhi-Quan Lei and Zhang-Jie Shi
Chem. Sci., 2012, Advance Article, DOI: 10.1039/C2SC00923D

The intramolecular Diels-Alder reaction of tryptamine-derived Zincke aldehydes is a stepwise process
Hung V. Pham, David B. C. Martin, Christopher D. Vanderwal and K. N. Houk
Chem. Sci., 2012, Advance Article, DOI: 10.1039/C2SC01072K

Mechanistic Understanding on Rh-Catalyzed Aryl C-H Addition to N-Sulfonylaldimines
Yang Li, Xi-Sha Zhang, Hu Li, Wen-Hua Wang, Kang Chen, Bi-Jie Li and Zhang-Jie Shi
Chem. Sci., 2012, Advance Article, DOI: 10.1039/C2SC01081J

Ni(0) or Cu(0) catalyzed cleavage of the unactivated C-Cl bond of 2-chloro-1,1,1-trifluoroethane (HCFC-133a) via a single electron transfer (SET) process
Tang Xiao-Jun and Chen Qing-Yun
Chem. Sci., 2012, Advance Article, DOI: 10.1039/C2SC01083F

Asymmetric C(sp3)-H/C(Ar) coupling reactions. Highly enantio-enriched indolines via regiodivergent reaction of a racemic mixture
Dmitry Katayev, Masafumi Nakanishi, Thomas Bürgi and E. Peter Kündig
Chem. Sci., 2012, Advance Article, DOI: 10.1039/C2SC20111A

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Top ten most accessed articles in January

This month sees the following articles in Chemical Science that are in the top ten most accessed:-

Synergistic catalysis: A powerful synthetic strategy for new reaction development
Anna E. Allen and David W. C. MacMillan
Chem. Sci., 2012, 3, 633-658, DOI: 10.1039/C2SC00907B

Direct Oxidative Arylation of Secondary Alcohols with Arylsilanes via Rhodium-Catalyzed C—C Bond Cleavage
Kang Chen, Hu Li, Yang Li, Xi-Sha Zhang, Zhi-Quan Lei and Zhang-Jie Shi
Chem. Sci., 2012, Advance Article, DOI: 10.1039/C2SC00923D

Rh(I)-Catalyzed Enantioselective Intramolecular Hydroarylation of Unactivated Ketones with Aryl Pinacolboronic Esters
Gary M. Gallego and Richmond Sarpong
Chem. Sci., 2012, Advance Article, DOI: 10.1039/C2SC01068B

Highly Enantioselective [4 + 2] Annulations Catalyzed by Amino Acid-Based Phosphines: Synthesis of Functionalized Cyclohexenes and 3-Spirocyclohexene-2-oxindoles
Fangrui Zhong, Xiaoyu Han, Youqing Wang and Yixin Lu
Chem. Sci., 2012, Advance Article, DOI: 10.1039/C2SC00963C

Mechanistic Understanding on Rh-Catalyzed Aryl C-H Addition to N-Sulfonylaldimines
Yang Li, Xi-Sha Zhang, Hu Li, Wen-Hua Wang, Kang Chen, Bi-Jie Li and Zhang-Jie Shi
Chem. Sci., 2012, Advance Article, DOI: 10.1039/C2SC01081J

Heterogeneous azide-alkyne click chemistry: towards metal-free end products
Bart Dervaux and Filip E. Du Prez
Chem. Sci., 2012, Advance Article, DOI: 10.1039/C2SC00848C

Solution and surface-confined chloride anion templated redox-active ferrocene catenanes
Nicholas H. Evans, Habibur Rahman, Alexandre V. Leontiev, Neil D. Greenham, Grzegorz A. Orlowski, Qiang Zeng, Robert M. J. Jacobs, Christopher J. Serpell, Nathan L. Kilah, Jason J. Davis and Paul D. Beer
Chem. Sci., 2012, Advance Article, DOI: 10.1039/C2SC00909A

Thermally stable N2 and H2 Adducts of Cationic Ni(II)
Charlene Tsay and Jonas C. Peters
Chem. Sci., 2012, Advance Article, DOI: 10.1039/C2SC01033J

Metallosupramolecular amphiphilic Π-systems
María José Mayoral Muñoz and Gustavo Fernández
Chem. Sci., 2012, Advance Article, DOI: 10.1039/C2SC01101H

Rhodium/Diene-Catalyzed Tandem 1,4-Shift/1,4-Addition of (E)-1,2-Diphenylethenylboronic Acid to Enones:  Density Functional Theory Modeling and Asymmetric Catalysis
Keigo Sasaki, Takahiro Nishimura, Ryo Shintani, Eric Assen B. Kantchev and Tamio Hayashi
Chem. Sci., 2012, Advance Article, DOI: 10.1039/C2SC01093C

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Top ten most accessed articles in December

This month sees the following articles in Chemical Science that are in the top ten most accessed:-

Click-alkynylation of N- and P-nucleophiles by oxidative cross-coupling with alkynylcopper reagents: a general synthesis of ynamides and alkynylphosphonates
Kévin Jouvin, Jérémy Heimburger and Gwilherm Evano
Chem. Sci., 2012, Advance Article, DOI: 10.1039/C2SC00842D

Changing and challenging times for service crystallography
Simon J. Coles and Philip A. Gale
Chem. Sci., 2012, Advance Article, DOI: 10.1039/C2SC00955B

Nucleophilicity parameters for designing transition metal-free C–C bond forming reactions of organoboron compounds
Guillaume Berionni, Biplab Maji, Paul Knochel and Herbert Mayr
Chem. Sci., 2012, Advance Article, DOI: 10.1039/C2SC00883A

Atom economic macrolactonization and lactonization via redox-neutral rhodium-catalyzed coupling of terminal alkynes with carboxylic acids
Alexandre Lumbroso, Nacim Abermil and Bernhard Breit
Chem. Sci., 2012, Advance Article, DOI: 10.1039/C2SC00812B

Nickel-catalyzed regiodivergent approach to macrolide motifs
Abdur-Rafay Shareef, David H. Sherman and John Montgomery
Chem. Sci., 2012, Advance Article, DOI: 10.1039/C2SC00866A

NHC-catalysed, chemoselective crossed-acyloin reactions
Christopher A. Rose, Sivaji Gundala, Claire-Louise Fagan, Johannes F. Franz, Stephen J. Connon and Kirsten Zeitler
Chem. Sci., 2012, Advance Article, DOI: 10.1039/C2SC00622G

Heterogeneous azide–alkyne click chemistry: towards metal-free end products
Bart Dervaux and Filip E. Du Prez
Chem. Sci., 2012, Advance Article, DOI: 10.1039/C2SC00848C

Chiral alkaline-earth metal catalysts for asymmetric bond-forming reactions
Yasuhiro Yamashita, Tetsu Tsubogo and Shū Kobayashi
Chem. Sci., 2012, Advance Article, DOI: 10.1039/C1SC00744K

Mechanistic identification and improvement of a direct enantioconvergent transformation in copper-catalyzed asymmetric allylic alkylation
Jean-Baptiste Langlois, Daniel Emery, Jiri Mareda and Alexandre Alexakis
Chem. Sci., 2012, Advance Article, DOI: 10.1039/C2SC00868H

Supramolecular control over Diels–Alder reactivity by encapsulation and competitive displacement
Maarten M. J. Smulders and Jonathan R. Nitschke
Chem. Sci., 2012, Advance Article, DOI: 10.1039/C1SC00847A

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Top ten most accessed articles in November

This month sees the following articles in Chemical Science that are in the top ten most accessed:-

General palladium-catalyzed aerobic dehydrogenation to generate double bonds
Weiming Gao, Zhiqi He, Yong Qian, Jing Zhao and Yong Huang
Chem. Sci., 2012, Advance Article, DOI: 10.1039/C1SC00661D

Direct aerobic a,ß-dehydrogenation of aldehydes and ketones with a Pd(TFA)2/4,5-diazafluorenone catalyst
Tianning Diao, Tyler J. Wadzinski and Shannon S. Stahl
Chem. Sci., 2012, Advance Article, DOI: 10.1039/C1SC00724F

Catalytic enantioselective electrocyclic cascades
Eleanor E. Maciver, Peter C. Knipe, Andrew P. Cridland, Amber L. Thompson and Martin D. Smi
Chem. Sci., 2012, Advance Article, DOI: 10.1039/C1SC00697E

Highly stereoselective catalytic conjugate addition of acyl anion equivalent to nitroolefins
Daisuke Uraguchi, Yusuke Ueki and Takashi Ooi
Chem. Sci., 2012, Advance Article, DOI: 10.1039/C1SC00678A

Rollover’ cyclometalation – early history, recent developments, mechanistic insights and application aspects
Burkhard Butschke and Helmut Schwarz
Chem. Sci., 2012, Advance Article, DOI: 10.1039/C1SC00651G

Bifunctional organo/metal cooperative catalysis with cinchona alkaloid scaffolds
Linus Stegbauer, Filippo Sladojevich and Darren J. Dixon
Chem. Sci., 2012, Advance Article, DOI: 10.1039/C1SC00416F

Organocatalytic enantioselective construction of nitrocyclohexanes containing multiple chiral centres via a cascade reaction
Sundaram Rajkumar, Kenneth Shankland, Geoffrey D. Brown and Alexander J. A. Cobb
Chem. Sci., 2012, Advance Article, DOI: 10.1039/C1SC00592H

Aggregation-induced emission in BF2-hydrazone (BODIHY) complexes
Yin Yang, Xin Su, Calden N. Carroll and Ivan Aprahamian
Chem. Sci., 2012, Advance Article, DOI: 10.1039/C1SC00658D

The first group 4 metal bis(imido) and tris(imido) complexes
Andrew D. Schwarz, Alastair J. Nielson, Nikolas Kaltsoyannis and Philip Mountford
Chem. Sci., 2012, Advance Article, DOI: 10.1039/C1SC00786F

Copper-catalyzed direct oxidative synthesis of a-ketoamides from aryl methyl ketones, amines, and molecular oxygen
Feng-Tian Du and Jian-Xin Ji
Chem. Sci., 2012, Advance Article, DOI: 10.1039/C1SC00312G

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