2020-2021 JACS Top Cited Publications

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Several UCLA Chemistry & Biochemistry faculty members have most cited publications in the Journal of the American Chemical Society (JACS) for 2020-2021. A highly cited JACS publication has garnered a substantial amount of attention and recognition within the scientific community.

Professors Anastassia Alexandrova, Justin Caram, Abigail Doyle, Xiangfeng Duan, Ken Houk, Ellen Sletten, and Alexander Spokoyny.

Anastassia Alexandrova – “CO₂ Hydrogenation to Formate and Formic Acid by Bimetallic Palladium-Copper Hydride Clusters” (10.1021/jacs.0c01855).

Abigail Doyle – Several articles, including “³d-d Excited States of Ni(II) Complexes Relevant to Photoredox Catalysis: Spectroscopic Identification and Mechanistic Implications” (10.1021/jacs.0c00781).

Xiangfeng Duan – Several articles, including “Beyond Extended Surfaces: Understanding the Oxygen Reduction Reaction on Nanocatalysts” (10.1021/jacs.0c07696).

Ken Houk – Several articles, including “Ligand-Controlled Regiodivergent Palladium-Catalyzed Hydrogermylation of Ynamides”  (10.1021/jacs.0c03556).

Ellen Sletten and Justin Caram – “Bright Chromenylium Polymethine Dyes Enable Fast, Four-Color In Vivo Imaging with Shortwave Infrared Detection” (10.1021/jacs.0c11599).

Alexander Spokoyny – “An Organometallic Strategy for Cysteine Borylation” (10.1021/jacs.1c02206).

Penny Jennings, UCLA Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, penny@chem.ucla.edu.