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Top 2021’s publications

B. Singh, M. B. Gawande, A. D. Kute, R. S. Varma, P. Fornasiero, P. McNeice, R. V. Jagadeesh, M. Beller and R. Zbořil
"Single-Atom (Iron-Based) Catalysts: Synthesis and Applications",

CHEMICAL REVIEWS, vol. 121, iss. 21, pp. 13620-13697, 2021.
IF = 60.622
R. K. Sharma, S. Yadav, S. Dutta, H. B. Kale, I. R. Warkad, R. Zbořil, R. S. Varma and M. B. Gawande
"Silver nanomaterials: synthesis and (electro/photo) catalytic applications",

CHEMICAL SOCIETY REVIEWS, vol. 50, iss. 20, pp. 11293-11380, 2021.
IF = 54.564
B. Mallada, A. Gallardo, M. Lamanec, B. de la Torre, V. Špirko, P. Hobza and P. Jelinek
"Real-space imaging of anisotropic charge of σ-hole by means of Kelvin probe force microscopy",

SCIENCE, vol. 374, iss. 6569, pp. 863-867, 2021.
IF = 47.728
V. G. Chandrashekhar, T. Senthamarai, R. G. Kadam, O. Malina, J. Kašlík, R. Zbořil, M. B. Gawande, R. V. Jagadeesh and M. Beller
"Silica-supported Fe/Fe–O nanoparticles for the catalytic hydrogenation of nitriles to amines in the presence of aluminium additives",

NATURE CATALYSIS, 2021.
IF = 41.813
K. Jayaramulu, M. Horn, A. Schneemann, H. Saini, A. Bakandritsos, V. Ranc, M. Petr, V. Stavila, C. Narayana, B. Scheibe, Š. Kment, M. Otyepka, N. Motta, D. Dubal, R. Zbořil and R. A. Fischer
"Covalent Graphene‐MOF Hybrids for High‐Performance Asymmetric Supercapacitors",

ADVANCED MATERIALS, vol. 33, iss. 4, pp. 2004560, 2021.
IF = 30.849
M. Delfi, R. Sartorius, M. Ashrafizadeh, E. Sharifi, Y. Zhang, P. De Berardinis, A. Zarrabi, R. S. Varma, F. R. Tay, B. R. Smith and P. Makvandi
"Self-assembled peptide and protein nanostructures for anti-cancer therapy: Targeted delivery, stimuli-responsive devices and immunotherapy",

NANO TODAY, vol. 38, art. no. 101119, 2021.
IF = 20.722
V. M. Santhini, O. Stetsovych, M. Ondráček, J. I. Mendieta Moreno, P. Mutombo, B. Torre, M. Švec, J. Klívar, I. G. Stará, H. Vázquez, I. Starý and P. Jelínek
"On‐Surface Synthesis of Polyferrocenylene and its Single‐Chain Conformational and Electrical Transport Properties",

ADVANCED FUNCTIONAL MATERIALS, vol. 31, iss. 5, pp. 2006391, 2021.
IF = 18.808
X. Zhou, I. Hwang, O. Tomanec, D. Fehn, A. Mazare, R. Zboril, K. Meyer and P. Schmuki
"Advanced Photocatalysts: Pinning Single Atom Co‐Catalysts on Titania Nanotubes",

ADVANCED FUNCTIONAL MATERIALS, vol. 31, iss. 30, pp. 2102843, 2021.
IF = 18.808
I. Tantis, A. Bakandritsos, D. Zaoralová, M. Medveď, P. Jakubec, J. Havláková, R. Zbořil and M. Otyepka
"Covalently Interlinked Graphene Sheets with Sulfur‐Chains Enable Superior Lithium–Sulfur Battery Cathodes at Full‐Mass Level",

ADVANCED FUNCTIONAL MATERIALS, vol. 31, iss. 30, pp. 2101326, 2021.
IF = 18.808
H. L. Chia, C. C. Mayorga‐Martinez, Z. Sofer, P. Lazar, R. D. Webster and M. Pumera
"Vanadium Dopants: A Boon or a Bane for Molybdenum Dichalcogenides‐Based Electrocatalysis Applications",

ADVANCED FUNCTIONAL MATERIALS, vol. 31, iss. 8, pp. 2009083, 2021.
IF = 18.808
L. Mascaretti, A. Schirato, R. Zbořil, Š. Kment, P. Schmuki, A. Alabastri and A. Naldoni
"Solar steam generation on scalable ultrathin thermoplasmonic TiN nanocavity arrays",

NANO ENERGY, vol. 83, art. no. 105828, 2021.
IF = 17.881
T. Raček, O. Schindler, D. Toušek, V. Horský, K. Berka, J. Koča and R. Svobodová
"Atomic Charge Calculator II: web-based tool for the calculation of partial atomic charges",

NUCLEIC ACIDS RESEARCH, vol. 48, iss. W1, pp. W591-W596, 2020.
IF = 16.971
I. Sillitoe, N. Bordin, N. Dawson, V. P. Waman, P. Ashford, H. M. Scholes, C. S. M. Pang, L. Woodridge, C. Rauer, N. Sen, M. Abbasian, S. Le Cornu, S. D. Lam, K. Berka, I. Varekova, R. Svobodova, J. Lees and C. A. Orengo
"CATH: increased structural coverage of functional space",

NUCLEIC ACIDS RESEARCH, vol. 49, iss. D1, pp. D266-D273, 2021.
IF = 16.971
J. Chen, M. Cheng, G. Salgado, P. Stadlbauer, X. Zhang, S. Amrane, A. Guédin, F. He, J. Šponer, H. Ju, J. Mergny and J. Zhou
"The beginning and the end: flanking nucleotides induce a parallel G-quadruplex topology",

NUCLEIC ACIDS RESEARCH, Article in press, 2021.
IF = 16.971
D. Panáček, L. Hochvaldová, A. Bakandritsos, T. Malina, M. Langer, J. Belza, J. Martincová, R. Večeřová, P. Lazar, K. Poláková, J. Kolařík, L. Válková, M. Kolář, M. Otyepka, A. Panáček and R. Zbořil
"Silver Covalently Bound to Cyanographene Overcomes Bacterial Resistance to Silver Nanoparticles and Antibiotics",

ADVANCED SCIENCE, vol. 8, iss. 12, pp. 2003090, 2021.
IF = 16.806
T. Qin, Z. Wang, Y. Wang, F. Besenbacher, M. Otyepka and M. Dong
"Recent Progress in Emerging Two-Dimensional Transition Metal Carbides",

NANO-MICRO LETTERS, vol. 13, iss. 1. art. no. 183, 2021.
IF = 16.419
S. Iravani and R. S. Varma
"Plant Pollen Grains: A Move Towards Green Drug and Vaccine Delivery Systems",

NANO-MICRO LETTERS, vol. 13, iss. 1, pp. , 2021.
IF = 16.419
P. Mayorga-Burrezo, J. Muñoz, D. Zaoralová, M. Otyepka and M. Pumera
"Multiresponsive 2D Ti3C2Tx MXene via Implanting Molecular Properties",

ACS NANO, vol. 15, iss. 6, pp. 10067-10075, 2021.
IF = 15.881
Y. Zuo, T. Li, N. Zhang, T. Jing, D. Rao, P. Schmuki, Š. Kment, R. Zbořil and Y. Chai
"Spatially Confined Formation of Single Atoms in Highly Porous Carbon Nitride Nanoreactors",

ACS NANO, vol. 15, iss. 4, pp. 7790-7798, 2021.
IF = 15.881
S. Kalytchuk, L. Zdražil, Z. Bad’ura, M. Medved’, M. Langer, M. Paloncýová, G. Zoppellaro, S. V. Kershaw, A. L. Rogach, M. Otyepka and R. Zbořil
"Carbon Dots Detect Water-to-Ice Phase Transition and Act as Alcohol Sensors via Fluorescence Turn-Off/On Mechanism",

ACS NANO, vol. 15, iss. 4, pp. 6582–6593, 2021.
IF = 15.881
V. Urbanová, N. Antonatos, J. Plutnar, P. Lazar, J. Michalička, M. Otyepka, Z. Sofer and M. Pumera
"Rhenium Doping of Layered Transition-Metal Diselenides Triggers Enhancement of Photoelectrochemical Activity",

ACS NANO, vol. 15, iss. 2, pp. 2374-2385, 2021.
IF = 15.881
J. Kolařík, A. Bakandritsos, Z. Bad’ura, R. Lo, G. Zoppellaro, Š. Kment, A. Naldoni, Y. Zhang, M. Petr, O. Tomanec, J. Filip, M. Otyepka, P. Hobza and R. Zbořil
"Carboxylated Graphene for Radical-Assisted Ultra-Trace-Level Water Treatment and Noble Metal Recovery",

ACS NANO, vol. 15, iss. 2, pp. 3349-3358, 2021.
IF = 15.881
B. Mallada, B. de la Torre, J. I. Mendieta-Moreno, D. Nachtigallová, A. Matěj, M. Matoušek, P. Mutombo, J. Brabec, L. Veis, T. Cadart, M. Kotora and P. Jelínek
"On-Surface Strain-Driven Synthesis of Nonalternant Non-Benzenoid Aromatic Compounds Containing Four- to Eight-Membered Rings",

JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, vol. 143, iss. 36, pp. 14694-14702, 2021.
IF = 15.419
V. M. Santhini, C. Wäckerlin, A. Cahlík, M. Ondráček, S. Pascal, A. Matěj, O. Stetsovych, P. Mutombo, P. Lazar, O. Siri and P. Jelínek
"1D Coordination π–d Conjugated Polymers with Distinct Structures Defined by the Choice of the Transition Metal: Towards a New Class of Antiaromatic Macrocycles",

ANGEWANDTE CHEMIE INTERNATIONAL EDITION, vol. 60, iss. 1, pp. 439-445, 2021.
IF = 15.336
M. Lamanec, R. Lo, D. Nachtigallová, A. Bakandritsos, E. Mohammadi, M. Dračínský, R. Zbořil, P. Hobza and W. Wang
"The Existence of a N→C Dative Bond in the C60–Piperidine Complex",

ANGEWANDTE CHEMIE, vol. 133, iss. 4, pp. 1970-1978, 2021.
IF = 15.336
P. Makvandi, Z. Baghbantaraghdari, W. Zhou, Y. Zhang, R. Manchanda, T. Agarwal, A. Wu, T. K. Maiti, R. S. Varma and B. R. Smith
"Gum polysaccharide/nanometal hybrid biocomposites in cancer diagnosis and therapy",

BIOTECHNOLOGY ADVANCES, vol. 48, iss. , pp. 107711, 2021.
IF = 14.227
M. Telychko, G. Li, P. Mutombo, D. Soler-Polo, X. Peng, J. Su, S. Song, M. J. Koh, M. Edmonds, P. Jelínek, J. Wu and J. Lu
"Ultrahigh-yield on-surface synthesis and assembly of circumcoronene into a chiral electronic Kagome-honeycomb lattice",

SCIENCE ADVANCES, vol. 7, iss. 3, pp. eabf0269, 2021.
IF = 14.136
E. N. Zare, X. Zheng, P. Makvandi, H. Gheybi, R. Sartorius, C. K. Y. Yiu, M. Adeli, A. Wu, A. Zarrabi, R. S. Varma and F. R. Tay
"Nonspherical Metal‐Based Nanoarchitectures: Synthesis and Impact of Size, Shape, and Composition on Their Biological Activity",

SMALL, vol. 17, iss. 17, pp. 2007073, 2021.
IF = 13.281



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