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Top 2019’s publications

The PLUMED consortium: M. Bonomi, G. Bussi, C. Camilloni et al.
"Promoting transparency and reproducibility in enhanced molecular simulations",

NATURE METHODS, vol. 16, iss. 8, pp. 670-673, 2019.
IF = 28.467
G. Zoppellaro, A. Bakandritsos, J. Tuček, P. Błoński, T. Susi, P. Lazar, Z. Bad'ura, T. Steklý, A. Opletalová, M. Otyepka and R. Zbořil
"Microwave Energy Drives “On–Off–On” Spin‐Switch Behavior in Nitrogen‐Doped Graphene",

ADVANCED MATERIALS, vol. 31, iss. 37, 1902587, 2019.
IF = 25.809
K. Jayaramulu, F. Geyer, A. Schneemann, Š. Kment, M. Otyepka, R. Zboril, D. Vollmer and R. A. Fischer
"Hydrophobic Metal–Organic Frameworks",

ADVANCED MATERIALS, vol. 31, iss. 32, p. 1900820, 2019.
IF = 25.809
A. Bakandritsos, R. G. Kadam, P. Kumar, G. Zoppellaro, M. Medved', J. Tuček, T. Montini, O. Tomanec, P. Andrýsková, B. Drahoš, R. S. Varma, M. Otyepka, M. B. Gawande, P. Fornasiero and R. Zbořil
"Mixed-Valence Single-Atom Catalyst Derived from Functionalized Graphene",

ADVANCED MATERIALS, vol. 31, iss. 17, p. 1900323, 2019.
IF = 25.809
L. Mascaretti, A. Dutta, Š. Kment, V. M. Shalaev, A. Boltasseva, R. Zbořil and A. Naldoni
"Plasmon-Enhanced Photoelectrochemical Water Splitting for Efficient Renewable Energy Storage",

ADVANCED MATERIALS, vol. 31, iss. 31, p. 1805513, 2019.
IF = 25.809
K. Jayaramulu, D. P. Dubal, A. Schneemann, V. Ranc, C. Perez‐Reyes, J. Stráská, Š. Kment, M. Otyepka, R. A. Fischer and R. Zbořil
"Shape‐Assisted 2D MOF/Graphene Derived Hybrids as Exceptional Lithium‐Ion Battery Electrodes",

ADVANCED FUNCTIONAL MATERIALS, vol. 29, iss. 38, p. 1902539, 2019.
IF = 15.621
D. P. Dubal, K. Jayaramulu, J. Sunil, Š. Kment, P. Gomez‐Romero, C. Narayana, R. Zbořil and R. A. Fischer
"Metal–Organic Framework (MOF) Derived Electrodes with Robust and Fast Lithium Storage for Li‐Ion Hybrid Capacitors",

ADVANCED FUNCTIONAL MATERIALS, vol. 29, iss. 19, pp. 1900532, 2019.
IF = 15.621
K. Kratzl, T. Kratky, S. Günther, O. Tomanec, R. Zbořil, J. Michalička, J. M. Macak, M. Cokoja and R. A. Fischer
"Generation and Stabilization of Small Platinum Clusters Pt12±x Inside a Metal–Organic Framework",

JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, vol. 141, iss. 35, pp. 13962-13969, 2019.
IF = 14.695
R. K. Sharma, P. Yadav, M. Yadav, R. Gupta, P. RANA, A. Srivastava, R. Zboril, R. S. Varma, M. Antonietti and M. B. Gawande
"Recent Development of Covalent Organic Frameworks (COFs): Synthesis and Catalytic (Organic-Electro-Photo) Applications",

MATERIALS HORIZONS, Article in press, 2019.
IF = 14.356
I. S. Pieta, A. Rathi, P. Pieta, R. Nowakowski, M. Hołdynski, M. Pisarek, A. Kaminska, M. B. Gawande and R. Zboril
"Electrocatalytic methanol oxidation over Cu, Ni and bimetallic Cu-Ni nanoparticles supported on graphitic carbon nitride",

APPLIED CATALYSIS B: ENVIRONMENTAL, vol. 244, pp. 272-283, 2019.
IF = 14.229
Y. Zuo, D. Rao, S. Ma, T. Li, Y. H. Tsang, S. Kment and Y. Chai
"Valence Engineering via Dual-Cation and Boron Doping in Pyrite Selenide for Highly Efficient Oxygen Evolution",

ACS NANO, Article in press, 2019.
IF = 13.903
M. Nasrollahzadeh, M. Sajjadi, M. Shokouhimehr and R. S. Varma
"Recent developments in palladium (nano)catalysts supported on polymers for selective and sustainable oxidation processes",

COORDINATION CHEMISTRY REVIEWS, vol. 397, iss. , pp. 54-75, 2019.
IF = 13.476
P. Štarha and Z. Trávníček
"Non-platinum complexes containing releasable biologically active ligands",

COORDINATION CHEMISTRY REVIEWS, vol. 395, pp. 130-145, 2019.
IF = 13.476
P. Štarha, J. Vančo and Z. Trávníček
"Platinum iodido complexes: A comprehensive overview of anticancer activity and mechanisms of action",

COORDINATION CHEMISTRY REVIEWS, vol. 380, pp. 103-135, 2019.
IF = 13.476
J. Su, M. Telychko, P. Hu, G. Macam, P. Mutombo, H. Zhang, Y. Bao, F. Cheng, Z.-Q. Huang, Z. Qiu, S. J. R. Tan, H. Lin, P. Jelínek, F.-C. Chuang, J. Wu and J. Lu
"Atomically precise bottom-up synthesis of π-extended [5]triangulene",

SCIENCE ADVANCES, vol. 5, iss. 7, p. eaav7717, 2019.
IF = 12.804
J. Hellerstedt, A. Cahlík, O. Stetsovych, M. Švec, T. K. Shimizu, P. Mutombo, J. Klívar, I. G. Stará, P. Jelínek and I. Starý
"Aromatic Azide Transformation on the Ag(111) Surface Studied by Scanning Probe Microscopy",

ANGEWANDTE CHEMIE INTERNATIONAL EDITION, vol. 58, iss. 8, pp. 2266-2271, 2019.
IF = 12.257
A. Sánchez-Grande, B. de la Torre, J. Santos, B. Cirera, K. Lauwaet, T. Chutora, S. Edalatmanesh, P. Mutombo, J. Rosen, R. Zbořil, R. Miranda, J. Björk, P. Jelínek, N. Martín and D. Écija
"On-Surface Synthesis of Ethynylene-Bridged Anthracene Polymers",

ANGEWANDTE CHEMIE INTERNATIONAL EDITION, vol. 58, iss. 20, pp. 6559-6563, 2019.
IF = 12.257
A. Naldoni, M. Altomare, G. Zoppellaro, N. Liu, Š. Kment, R. Zbořil and P. Schmuki
"Photocatalysis with Reduced TiO2: From Black TiO2 to Cocatalyst-Free Hydrogen Production",

ACS CATALYSIS, vol. 9, iss. 1, pp. 345-364, 2019.
IF = 12.221
K. M. Górecka, M. Krepl, A. Szlachcic, J. Poznański, J. Šponer and M. Nowotny
"RuvC uses dynamic probing of the Holliday junction to achieve sequence specificity and efficient resolution",

NATURE COMMUNICATIONS, vol. 10, 4102, 2019.
IF = 11.878
M. Moro-Lagares, R. Korytár, M. Piantek, R. Robles, N. Lorente, J. I. Pascual, M. R. Ibarra and D. Serrate
"Real space manifestations of coherent screening in atomic scale Kondo lattices",

NATURE COMMUNICATIONS, vol. 10, p. 2211, 2019.
IF = 11.878
M. W. H. Hoorens, M. Medved’, A. D. Laurent, M. Di Donato, S. Fanetti, L. Slappendel, M. Hilbers, B. L. Feringa, W. Jan Buma and W. Szymanski
"Iminothioindoxyl as a molecular photoswitch with 100 nm band separation in the visible range",

NATURE COMMUNICATIONS, vol. 10, p. 2390, 2019.
IF = 11.878
P. Stadlbauer, P. Kührová, L. Vicherek, P. Banáš, M. Otyepka, L. Trantírek and J. Šponer
"Parallel G-triplexes and G-hairpins as potential transitory ensembles in the folding of parallel-stranded DNA G-Quadruplexes",

NUCLEIC ACIDS RESEARCH, vol. 47, iss. 14, pp. 7276-7293, 2019.
IF = 11.147
M. Malaki, A. Maleki and R. S. Varma
"MXenes and ultrasonication",

JOURNAL OF MATERIALS CHEMISTRY A, vol. 7, iss. 18, pp. 10843-10857, 2019.
IF = 10.733
E. C. Vermisoglou, P. Jakubec, A. Bakandritsos, M. Pykal, S. Talande, V. Kupka, R. Zbořil and M. Otyepka
"Chemical Tuning of Specific Capacitance in Functionalized Fluorographene",

CHEMISTRY OF MATERIALS, vol. 31, iss. 13, pp. 4698–4709, 2019. IF = 10.159
B. Cirera, B. de la Torre, D. Moreno, M. Ondráček, R. Zbořil, R. Miranda, P. Jelínek and D. Écija
"On-Surface Synthesis of Gold Porphyrin Derivatives via a Cascade of Chemical Interactions: Planarization, Self-Metalation, and Intermolecular Coupling",

CHEMISTRY OF MATERIALS, vol. 31, iss. 9, pp. 3248-3256, 2019. IF = 10.159
N. Ripin, J. Boudet, M. M. Duszczyk, A. Hinniger, M. Faller, M. Krepl, A. Gadi, R. J. Schneider, J. Šponer, N. C. Meisner-Kober and F. H. Allain
"Molecular basis for AU-rich element recognition and dimerization by the HuR C-terminal RRM",

PROCEEDINGS OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES, vol. 116, iss. 8, pp. 2935-2944, 2019.
IF = 9.58
M. Blanco, D. Mosconi, M. Otyepka, M. Medveď, A. Bakandritsos, S. Agnoli and G. Granozzi
"Combined high degree of carboxylation and electronic conduction in graphene acid sets new limits for metal free catalysis in alcohol oxidation",

CHEMICAL SCIENCE, Article in press, 2019.
IF = 9.556
B. Feizi Mohazzab, B. Jaleh, Z. Issaabadi, M. Nasrollahzadeh and R. S. Varma
"Stainless steel mesh-GO/Pd NPs: catalytic applications of Suzuki–Miyaura and Stille coupling reactions in eco-friendly media",

GREEN CHEMISTRY, vol. 21, iss. 12, pp. 3319-3327, 2019.
IF = 9.405
S. Verma, M. N. Nadagouda and R. S. Varma
"Visible light-mediated and water-assisted selective hydrodeoxygenation of lignin-derived guaiacol to cyclohexanol",

GREEN CHEMISTRY, vol. 21, iss. 6, pp. 1253-1257, 2019.
IF = 9.405
S. E. Hooshmand, B. Heidari, R. Sedghi and R. S. Varma
"Recent advances in the Suzuki–Miyaura cross-coupling reaction using efficient catalysts in eco-friendly media",

GREEN CHEMISTRY, vol. 21, iss. 3, pp. 381-405, 2019.
IF = 9.405
R. Mohammadinejad, A. Shavandi, D. S. Raie, J. Sangeetha, M. Soleimani, S. Shokrian Hajibehzad, D. Thangadurai, R. Hospet, J. O. Popoola, A. Arzani, M. A. Gómez-Lim, S. Iravani and R. S. Varma
"Plant molecular farming: production of metallic nanoparticles and therapeutic proteins using green factories",

GREEN CHEMISTRY, vol. 21, iss. 8, pp. 1845-1865, 2019.
IF = 9.405
A. Barasiński, A. Černoch and K. Lemr
"Demonstration of Controlled Quantum Teleportation for Discrete Variables on Linear Optical Devices",

PHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS, vol. 122, iss. 17, p. 170501, 2019.
IF = 9.227

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