Chemistry - A European Journal

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Editor: Haymo Ross, Deputy Editors: Anne Deveson, Elisabeth Roedern

Impact Factor: 5.317

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2016: 31/166 (Chemistry Multidisciplinary)

Online ISSN: 1521-3765

Associated Title(s): Angewandte Chemie International Edition, Chemistry – An Asian Journal, ChemistryOpen, ChemistrySelect, ChemBioChem, ChemCatChem, ChemElectroChem, ChemMedChem, ChemPhotoChem, ChemPhysChem, ChemPlusChem, ChemSusChem, European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry, European Journal of Organic Chemistry

Third EuCheMS Chemistry Congress Nuremberg 2010

The Third EuCheMS Chemistry Congress is held in Nuremberg from August 29 to September 2, 2010. The team of Chemistry—A European Journal is putting together a special issue on this occasion and is looking forward to meeting you there. A selcetion of papers that will appear in the special issue is given below.


Hydrophobic Surfactants

Hidehiko Asanuma, Hongguang Li, Takashi Nakanishi*, Helmuth Möhwald

Fullerene Derivatives That Bear Aliphatic Chains as Unusual Surfactants: Hierarchical Self-Organization, Diverse Morphologies, and Functions

Published online on June 25, 2010.
DOI: 10.1002/chem.201000835

Heterogeneous Catalysis

Eli Stavitski, Evgeny A. Pidko, Marianne H. F. Kox, Emiel J. M. Hensen, Rutger A. van Santen, Bert M. Weckhuysen*

Detection of Carbocationic Species in Zeolites: Large Crystals Pave the Way

Published online on July 6, 2010.
DOI: 10.1002/chem.201000995

Domino Reactions

Magnus Rueping*, Rene M. Koenigs, Iuliana Atodiresei

Unifying Metal and Brønsted Acid Catalysis—Concepts, Mechanisms, and Classifications

Published online on July 21, 2010.
DOI: 10.1002/chem.201001140

Organic Photovoltaics

Frank Würthner*, Klaus Meerholz*

Systems Chemistry Approach in Organic Photovoltaics

Published online on July 19, 2010.
DOI: 10.1002/chem.201001153


Rodorico Giorgi, Moira Ambrosi, Nicola Toccafondi, Piero Baglioni*

Nanoparticles for Cultural Heritage Conservation: Calcium and Barium Hydroxide Nanoparticles for Wall Painting Consolidation

Published online on July 23, 2010.
DOI: 10.1002/chem.201001443


Biomimetic Mineralization

Anitha Ethirajan, Katharina Landfester*

Functional Hybrid Materials with Polymer Nanoparticles as Templates

Published online on July 26, 2010.
DOI: 10.1002/chem.201001477

Heterogeneous Catalysis

H.-J. Freund*

Model Studies in Heterogeneous Catalysis

Published online on July 28, 2010.
DOI: 10.1002/chem.201001724


Natural Products

Mercedes Amat*, Maria Pérez, Stefano Proto, Teresa Gatti, Joan Bosch*

First Enantioselective Synthesis of the Diazatricyclic Core of Madangamine Alkaloids

Published online on April 8, 2010.
DOI: 10.1002/chem.201000421

Uranium Complexes

Alistair S. P. Frey, F. Geoffrey N. Cloke*, Martyn P. Coles, Peter B. Hitchcock

UIII-Induced Reductive Co-Coupling of NO and CO to Form UIV Cyanate and Oxo Derivates

Published online on July 20, 2010.
DOI: 10.1002/chem.201001231


Rafael Contreras-Cáceres, Isabel Pastoriza-Santos, Ramón A. Alvarez-Puebla, Jorge Pérez-Juste*, Antonio Fernández-Barbero, Luis M. Liz-Marzán*

Growing Au/Ag Nanoparticles within Microgel Colloids for Improved Surface-Enhanced Raman Scattering Detection

Published online on July 19, 2010.
DOI: 10.1002/chem.201001261

Asymmetric Synthesis

José Alemán*, Alberto Núñez, Leyre Marzo, Vanesa Marcos, Cuauhtémoc Alvarado, José Luis García Ruano

Asymmetric Synthesis of 4-Amino-4H-Chromenes by Organocatalytic Oxa-Michael/Aza-Baylis–Hillman Tandem Reactions

Published online on July 26, 2010.
DOI: 10.1002/chem.201001293

Ring-Closing Metathesis

Guy C. Lloyd-Jones*, Alan J. Robinson, Laurent Lefort, Johannes G. de Vries

A Simple and Effective Co-Catalyst for Ring-Closing Enyne Metathesis Using Grubbs I type Catalysts: A Practical Alternative to “Mori´s Conditions”

Published online on July 21, 2010.
DOI: 10.1002/chem.201001510

Asymmetric Synthesis

Aneta Kadlčíková, Irena Valterová, Lucie Ducháčková, Jana Roithová*, Martin Kotora*

Lewis Base Catalyzed Enantioselective Allylation of α,β-Unsaturated Aldehydes

Published online on July 20, 2010.
DOI: 10.1002/chem.201001523

Hypervalent Iodine

Davinia Fernández González, Jonathan P. Brand, Jérôme Waser*

Ethynyl-1,2-benziodoxol-3(1 H)-one (EBX): An Exceptional Reagent for the Ethynylation of Keto, Cyano, and Nitro Esters

Published online on July 19, 2010.
DOI: 10.1002/chem.201001539

Full Papers

Hydrogen Peroxide Epoxidation

Chiara Dinoi, Marco Ciclosi, Eric Manoury, Laurent Maron, Lionel Perrin*, Rinaldo Poli*

Olefin Epoxidation by H2O2/MeCN Catalysed by Cyclopentadienyloxidotungsten(VI) and Molybdenum(VI) Complexes: Experiments and Computations

Published online on May 21, 2010.
DOI: 10.1002/chem.201000298

Alkane Functionalisation

Marina V. Kirillova, Alexander M. Kirillov, Armando J. L. Pombeiro*

Mild, Single-Pot Hydrocarboxylation of Gaseous Alkanes to Carboxylic Acids in Metal-Free and Copper-Promoted Aqueous Systems

Published online on May 7, 2010.
DOI: 10.1002/chem.201000352

Molecular Recognition

Christian Urban, Carsten Schmuck*

Active Transport of Amino Acids by a Guanidiniocarbonyl–Pyrrole Receptor

Published online on May 17, 2010.
DOI: 10.1002/chem.201000509

Green Phosphors

Cordula Braun, Markus Seibald, Saskia L. Börger, Oliver Oeckler, Teak D. Boyko, Alexander Moewes, Gerhard Miehe, Andreas Tücks, Wolfgang Schnick*

Material Properties and Structural Characterization of M3Si6O12N2:Eu2+ (M=Ba, Sr)—A Comprehensive Study on a Promising Green Phosphor for pc-LEDs

Published online on July 28, 2010.
DOI: 10.1002/chem.201000660

Total Synthesis

Konrad Tiefenbacher, Andreas Gollner, Johann Mulzer*

Syntheses and Antibacterial Properties of iso-Platencin, Cl-iso-Platencin and Cl-Platencin: Identification of a New Lead Structure

Published online on May 18, 2010.
DOI: 10.1002/chem.201000706

Synthetic Methods

Catherine O´Leary-Steele, Palle J. Pedersen, Thomas James, Thomas Lanyon-Hogg, Stuart Leach, Jerome Hayes, Adam Nelson*

Synthesis of Small Molecules with High Scaffold Diversity: Exploitation of Metathesis Cascades in Combination with Inter- and Intramolecular Diels–Alder Reactions

Published online on June 2, 2010.
DOI: 10.1002/chem.201000707

Halogen Bonding

Duncan W. Bruce*, Pierangelo Metrangolo*, Franck Meyer, Tullio Pilati, Carsten Präsang, Giuseppe Resnati*, Giancarlo Terraneo, Stephen G. Wainwright, Adrian C. Whitwood

Structure–Function Relationships in Liquid-Crystalline Halogen-Bonded Complexes

Published online on July 21, 2010.
DOI: 10.1002/chem.201000717


Piero Leoni*, Lorella Marchetti, Veronica Bonuccelli, Swagat K. Mohapatra, Alberto Albinati, Silvia Rizzato

Proton-Transfer Reactions on Hexanuclear Platinum Clusters: Reversible Heterolytic Cleavage of H2 and C–H Activation Affording a Linear, Cluster-Containing, Polymer

Published online on June 22, 2010.
DOI: 10.1002/chem.201000809


Sven Reimann, Jan-Dierk Grunwaldt, Tamas Mallat, Alfons Baiker*

Asymmetric C–C Bond-Formation Reaction with Pd: How to Favor Heterogeneous or Homogeneous Catalysis?

Published online on July 21, 2010.
DOI: 10.1002/chem.201000833

Surface Chemistry

José María Cíes, Juan José Delgado, Miguel López-Haro, Ratchaneekorn Pilasombat, José Antonio Pérez-Omil, Susana Trasobares, Serafin Bernal, José Juan Calvino*

Contributions of Electron Microscopy to Understanding CO Adsorption on Powder Au/Ceria–Zirconia Catalysts

Published online on June 22, 2010.
DOI: 10.1002/chem.201000866

Push–Pull Chromophores

Yi-Lin Wu, Filip Bureš, Peter D. Jarowski, W. Bernd Schweizer, Corinne Boudon, Jean-Paul Gisselbrecht, François Diederich*

Proaromaticity: Organic Charge-Transfer Chromophores with Small HOMO–LUMO Gaps

Published online on July 20, 2010.
DOI: 10.1002/chem.201001051


David Monge, Kim L. Jensen, Patrick T. Franke, Lennart Lykke, Karl Anker Jørgensen*

Asymmetric One-Pot Sequential Organo- and Gold Catalysis for the Enantioselective Synthesis of Dihydropyrrole Derivatives

Published online on July 2, 2010.
DOI: 10.1002/chem.201001123

Direct C–H Functionalisation

Alfonso García-Rubia, Beatriz Urones, Ramón Gómez Arrayás*, Juan Carlos Carretero*

PdII-Catalysed C–H Functionalisation of Indoles and Pyrroles Assisted by the Removable N-(2-Pyridyl)sulfonyl Group: C2-Alkenylation and Dehydrogenative Homocoupling

Published online on July 22, 2010.
DOI: 10.1002/chem.201001126

O–O Activation

Anna Company, Shenglai Yao, Kallol Ray, Matthias Driess*

Dioxygenase-Like Reactivity of an Isolable Superoxo–Nickel(II) Complex

Published online on July 19, 2010.
DOI: 10.1002/chem.201001138

Specific-Ion Effects

Karin Rosenlehner, Boris Schade, Christoph Böttcher*, Christof M. Jäger, Timothy Clark*, Frank W. Heinemann, Andreas Hirsch*

Sodium Effect on Self-Organization of Amphiphilic Carboxylates: Formation of Structured Micelles and Superlattices

Published online on July 23, 2010.
DOI: 10.1002/chem.201001150

Reaction Mechanisms

Signe Teuber Henriksen, David Tanner, Troels Skrydstrup, Per-Ola Norrby*

DFT Investigation of the Palladium-Catalyzed Ene–Yne Coupling

Published online on July 19, 2010.
DOI: 10.1002/chem.201001158

Enantioselective Catalysis

Kristine A. Nolin, Richard W. Ahn, Yusuke Kobayashi, Joshua J. Kennedy-Smith, F. Dean Toste*

Enantioselective Reduction of Ketones and Imines Catalyzed by (CN-Box)ReV–Oxo Complexes

Published online on July 7, 2010.
DOI: 10.1002/chem.201001164

Molecular Modeling

Johannes Zander, Markus Hartenfeller, Volker Hähnke, Ewgenij Proschak, Silke Besier, Thomas A. Wichelhaus, Gisbert Schneider*

Multistep Virtual Screening for Rapid and Efficient Identification of Non-Nucleoside Bacterial Thymidine Kinase Inhibitors

Published online on July 20, 2010.
DOI: 10.1002/chem.201001347

Actinide Chemistry

Polly L. Arnold*, Zoë R. Turner, Nikolas Kaltsoyannis*, Panagiota Pelekanaki, Ronan M. Bellabarba, Robert P. Tooze

Covalency in CeIV and UIV Halide and N-Heterocyclic Carbene Bonds

Published online on July 23, 2010.
DOI: 10.1002/chem.201001471

Enzymatic Synthesis

Jessica Rehdorf, Marko D. Mihovilovic, Marco W. Fraaije, Uwe T. Bornscheuer*

Enzymatic Synthesis of Enantiomerically Pure β-Amino Ketones, β-Amino Esters, and β-Amino Alcohols with Baeyer–Villiger Monooxygenases

Published online on July 21, 2010.
DOI: 10.1002/chem.201001480

Heptamethine Cyanines

Pierre-Antoine Bouit, Fabian Spänig, Gregory Kuzmanich, Evangelos Krokos, Christian Oelsner, Miguel A. Garcia-Garibay*, Juan Luis Delgado, Nazario Martín*, Dirk M. Guldi*

Efficient Utilization of Higher-Lying Excited States to Trigger Charge-Transfer Events

Published online on July 26, 2010.
DOI: 10.1002/chem.201001613


Gemma Triola, Marc Gerauer, Kristina Görmer, Lucas Brunsveld, Herbert Waldmann*

Solid-Phase Synthesis of Lipidated Ras Peptides Employing the Ellman Sulfonamide Linker

Published online on July 20, 2010.
DOI: 10.1002/chem.201001642