Editors’ Choice: Chemical Biology

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Ben DavisProfessor Ben Davis (University of Oxford) handles submissions to Chemical Science in the areas of bioorganic chemistry and chemical biology and Professor Tom Muir (Princeton) welcomes papers in chemical biology.

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Chemical Science citationsChemical Science is the Royal Society of Chemistry’s flagship journal; publishing articles of exceptional significance and high-impact reviews from across the chemical sciences. The journal’s latest (2012) Impact Factor is 8.3. Research in Chemical Science is not only of the highest quality but also has excellent visibility; this is reflected in our latest citation profile.

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Chemical fidelity of an RNA polymerase ribozyme
James Attwater,   Shunsuke Tagami,   Michiko Kimoto,   Kyle Butler,  Eric T. Kool,   Jesper Wengel,   Piet Herdewijn,   Ichiro Hirao and   Philipp Holliger*
Chem. Sci., 2013,4, 2804-2814

Remodeling a β-peptide bundle
Matthew A. Molski, Jessica L. Goodman, Fang-Chieh Chou, David Baker, Rhiju Das and Alanna Schepartz  
Chem. Sci., 2013,4, 319-324

Clickable, photoreactive inhibitors to probe the active site microenvironment of fatty acid amide hydrolase
Susanna M. Saario, Michele K. McKinney, Anna E. Speers, Chu Wang and Benjamin F. Cravatt    
Chem. Sci., 2012,3, 77-83

A cyclic peptide inhibitor of C-terminal binding protein dimerization links metabolism with mitotic fidelity in breast cancer cells
Charles N. Birts,   Sharandip K. Nijjar,   Charlotte A. Mardle,   Franciane Hoakwie,   Patrick J. Duriez,   Jeremy P. Blaydes* and   Ali Tavassoli*  
Chem. Sci., 2013,4, 3046-3057

Chemical biology toolkit for exploring protein kinase catalyzed phosphorylation reactions
Sanela Martić and Heinz-Bernhard Kraatz  
Chem. Sci., 2013,4, 42-59

Metallohelices with activity against cisplatin-resistant cancer cells; does the mechanism involve DNA binding?
Viktor Brabec, Suzanne E. Howson, Rebecca A. Kaner, Rianne M. Lord, Jaroslav Malina, Roger M. Phillips, Qasem M. A. Abdallah, Patrick C. McGowan, Alison Rodger and Peter Scott
Chem. Sci., 2013, DOI: 10.1039/C3SC51731D

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