Research Spotlights

Short summaries of exciting new research published in the Journal of the American Chemical Society

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Throwing Non-natural Enzyme Reactivity for a Loop

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Multicomponent Sulfur Reaction Yields Multiple Useful Polymers

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Radical Mediators Help Electrocatalysts Achieve Their Potential

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Esterification Expands to a New Framework

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One Small Step for MAE, One Giant Leap for Polyyne

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Automated Separation Technique Gives Chips Off The Old Block Copolymer

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Researchers Apply MAD Skills to Block Copolymers

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Conducting Better Characterization on Conductive Fullertubes

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Heat-Responsive Coordination Polymers Warm Up To Reversible Motion

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Aromatic Molecules Bond under High-Pressure Situations

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Heavy Halogens Broaden the Photopolymerization Spectrum

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Graft Copolymers Remember How to Shape Up

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Copper Carbene Complex Shines as a Deep Red Emitter

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Doing the (Ultrafast) Twist in Artificial Photosynthesis

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Reducing Synthetic Challenges with Reductive Electrochemical Coupling

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Ligand Conformation Is Star Player in Self-Assembling Supramolecules

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High-Valent Cobalt Complex Is a Mighty C–H Activator

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Side Chains Point the Way to Stereoselective Glycosylation

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Chiral Urea Catalyst Tackles Tricky Terpene Synthesis