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Editor: Michael Rowan; Editorial Board Chairs: Uwe Bornscheuer, Hermenegildo García, A. Stephen K. Hashmi

Impact Factor: 4.803

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2016: 29/145 (Chemistry Physical)

Online ISSN: 1867-3899

Associated Title(s): Advanced Synthesis & Catalysis, Angewandte Chemie International Edition, Chemistry - A European Journal, ChemBioChem, ChemElectroChem, ChemPhotoChem, ChemPhysChem, ChemSusChem

2_02/2010Cover Picture: Heterogeneous Catalysis with Alkaline-Earth Metal-Based MOFs: A Green Calcium Catalyst (ChemCatChem 2/2010)

The cover picture shows the olefin hydrogenation reaction inside the porous structure of AEPF-1, a calcium-based metal–organic framework (MOF). In their Communication on page 147 ff., Gutiérrez-Puebla et al. describe the preparation and studies of this material, which is a highly efficient heterogeneous catalyst for the hydrogenation of styrene to form ethylbenzene under mild conditions. The calcium-based MOF is a comparatively cheap and green alternative to conventional precious metal-based alkene hydrogenation catalysts.

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