Chemistry – An Asian Journal

Cover image for Vol. 9 Issue 10

Editor: Theresa Kueckmann

Impact Factor: 3.935

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2013: 32/148 (Chemistry Multidisciplinary)

Online ISSN: 1861-471X

Associated Title(s): Angewandte Chemie International Edition, Asian Journal of Organic Chemistry, Chemistry - A European Journal, Chinese Journal of Chemistry, Journal of the Chinese Chemical Society, The Chemical Record

Recently Published Issues

See all

Latest News

Browse more news


Facebook. Connect and share with ChemAsianJ.
Find us now.

Follow @ChemAsianJ

February 01, 2014

New Online Manuscript Submission System

We are pleased to announce that after over ten years, manuscriptXpress was replaced by a new Manuscript handling system, EditorialManager from ARIES, on February 1.

The links to the new journal sites are available at:

Articles that have been submitted to manuscriptXpress will be processed from there.

Thank you for your patience and we look forward to receiving your next excellent manuscript.

Your Comment...

[Browse more news]

Below are the most frequent article keywords in 2013. Click on a keyword to find the latest articles that have it. Click "Edit Search" on the results page to refine or expand the query. Click "Save Search" to add the query to your profile and be alerted to new articles that match it.

copper · density functional calculations · electrochemistry · fluorescence · gold · graphene · heterocycles · homogeneous catalysis · magnetic properties · mesoporous materials · nanoparticles · nanostructures · natural products · organocatalysis · oxidation · self-assembly · sensors · synthetic methods

Recently Published Articles

  1. Tetrathio and Tetraseleno[8]circulenes: Synthesis, Structures, and Properties

    Dr. Xiaodong Xiong, Chun-Lin Deng, Prof. Dr. Boris F. Minaev, Dr. Gleb V. Baryshnikov, Dr. Xiao-Shui Peng and Prof. Dr. Henry N. C. Wong

    Article first published online: 16 OCT 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/asia.201403028

    Thumbnail image of graphical abstract

    Quite a character: Novel sulfur and selenium-bridged [8]circulenes were prepared from octabromotetraphenylene. Computational results show that the central eight-membered rings in these [8]circulenes have a remarkably high antiaromatic character.

  2. Dendritic Ionic Liquids Based on Imidazolium-Modified Poly(aryl ether) Dendrimers

    Tianyi Qin, Xuying Li, Dr. Jinping Chen, Dr. Yi Zeng, Dr. Tianjun Yu, Prof. Dr. Guoqiang Yang and Prof. Dr. Yi Li

    Article first published online: 16 OCT 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/asia.201402960

    Thumbnail image of graphical abstract

    Transferring on through: Dendritic ionic liquids based on imidazolium-modified poly(aryl ether) dendrimers are constructed. Numerous ionic groups at the periphery greatly affect the physical properties of the dendrimers, which results in lower glass transition temperatures, reversible phase-transfer properties, and efficient transport capabilities for organic molecules.

  3. Design of Mononuclear Ruthenium Catalysts for Low-Overpotential Water Oxidation

    Masaya Okamura and Prof. Dr. Shigeyuki Masaoka

    Article first published online: 16 OCT 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/asia.201402781

    Thumbnail image of graphical abstract

    Water, water everywhere: Recent progress in single-site Ru catalysts for water oxidation is briefly described. The mechanism of the O[BOND]O bond formation and catalyst design for low-overpotential water oxidation are discussed with a special emphasis on the formation and reaction of high-valent Ru–oxo species (e.g., RuV[DOUBLE BOND]O) as the key intermediate in the reaction (see figure).

  4. Synthesis of 2-Aminoquinoline-3-carboamides and Pyrimido[4,5-b]quinolin-4-ones through Copper-Catalyzed One-pot Multicomponent Reactions

    Prof. Xin-Ying Zhang, Xiao-Jie Guo and Prof. Xue-Sen Fan

    Article first published online: 16 OCT 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/asia.201402962

    Thumbnail image of graphical abstract

    You have to be practical: Practical syntheses of 2-aminoquinoline-3-carboamides and pyrimido[4,5-b]quinolin-4-ones via Cu(OAc)2-catalyzed and K2CO3-promoted one-pot multicomponent reactions of 2-bromobenzaldehydes with cyanoacetamides and aqueous ammonia/aldehydes were developed.

  5. Multifunctional Carbon Nanohorn Complexes for Cancer Treatment

    Dr. Svetlana A. Chechetka, Dr. Benoit Pichon, Dr. Minfang Zhang, Dr. Masako Yudasaka, Dr. Sylvie Bégin-Colin, Dr. Alberto Bianco and Dr. Eijiro Miyako

    Article first published online: 15 OCT 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/asia.201403059

    Thumbnail image of graphical abstract

    Kill two birds with one stone: A carbon nanohorn (CNH)-based multifunctional cancer treatment has been developed that could be controlled using near-infrared (NIR) laser and a magnet. This represents important progress toward an innovative cancer therapy and a highly sensitive diagnostic tool at the single-cell level.