Nanotechnology Now

Our NanoNews Digest Sponsors





Heifer International

Wikipedia Affiliate Button


android tablet pc

Home > Press > CAS science spotlight identifies most requested article

Abstract:
Identified as the most requested article was “Toward Catalytic Rigid-rod ß-barrels: a Hexamer with Multiple Histidines.”

CAS science spotlight identifies most requested article

San Diego, CA | March 14, 2005

A nanotechnology-related paper published in the journal Chirality in 2002 was the scientific article most requested by users of CAS electronic services during 2004, according to CAS’s Science Spotlight web service. Three co-authors of the paper--Prof. Stefan Matile, Dr. Naomi Sakai, both from the University of Geneva, Switzerland and Dr. Gopal Das, currently affiliated with the Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati--were honored by CAS at a special ceremony on March 14, during the American Chemical Society National Meeting in San Diego, California.

Identified as the most requested article was “Toward Catalytic Rigid-rod ß-barrels: a Hexamer with Multiple Histidines.” Research described in the article focuses on the synthesis of a new rigid-rod ß-barrel for use in catalysis. These barrels or nanotubes permit the storage and movement of chemical substances and have wide applicability in such diverse fields as catalysis, pharmacology, gene therapy, and materials science.

The authors, editors, and publisher associated with the most requested article were recognized during the CAS Science Spotlight ceremony. Those honored along with the co-authors were Prof. John Caldwell and Prof. Nina D. Berova, editors of Chirality, the John Wiley & Sons journal that published the winning article. In addition, CAS Science Spotlight also honored Dr. Stephen Buchwald of MIT, as author of the greatest number of requested articles in 2004.

Since 2001, CAS has been counting Real-Time Document Requests (RDRs) to determine the journal articles that are most sought after by research scientists using the STN®, SciFinder®, and SciFinder Scholar™ information products. A Real-Time Document Request™ is counted when a user of a CAS search service accesses the electronic full text of a document identified in a search. Listings of the most requested documents appear in CAS Science Spotlight at www.cas.org/spotlight/.

“Scientists like to know what are the exciting areas of science,” said CAS Vice President, Editorial Operations, Dr. Matthew J. Toussant. “Publications that are frequently requested using CAS electronic services are a very interesting measure of ‘the heat of excitement,’ the publications scientists must have to do their work. CAS Science Spotlight lets them know the papers that are heating up.”

CAS, a division of the American Chemical Society, is an organization of scientists creating and delivering the most complete and effective digital information environment for scientific research and discovery. CAS provides pathways to published research in the world’s journal and patent literature—virtually everything relevant to chemistry plus a wealth of information in the life sciences and a wide range of other scientific disciplines—back to the beginning of the twentieth century. In addition to offering STN® in North America, CAS publishes the print version of Chemical Abstracts™ (CA), related publications and CD-ROM services; operates the CAS Chemical Registry; produces a family of online databases; and offers the SciFinder desktop research tool. The CAS web site is at www.cas.org.



Contact:
Eric Shively
Public Relations Group Leader
CAS
614-447-3847
eshively@cas.org

Bill Kiefaber
Paul Werth Associates
614-224-8114
kiefaber@paulwerth.com

Copyright © CAS

If you have a comment, please Contact us.

Issuers of news releases, not 7th Wave, Inc. or Nanotechnology Now, are solely responsible for the accuracy of the content.

Bookmark:
Delicious Digg Newsvine Google Yahoo Reddit Magnoliacom Furl Facebook

Related News Press

Possible Futures

Virus structure inspires novel understanding of onion-like carbon nanoparticles April 10th, 2014

Local girl does good March 22nd, 2014

Surface Characteristics Influence Cellular Growth on Semiconductor Material March 12th, 2014

The "Tipping Point" February 12th, 2014

Nanotubes/Buckyballs

High-Performance, Low-Cost Ultracapacitors Built with Graphene and Carbon Nanotubes: Future devices based on technology could bridge gap between batteries and conventional capacitors in portable electronics and hybrid electric vehicles April 23rd, 2014

Amino-functionalized carbon nanotubes act as a carrier for nerve growth factor April 21st, 2014

Effects of Carbon Nanotubes Studied on Pregnant Mothers April 12th, 2014

Nanotech Business Review 2013-2014 April 9th, 2014

Announcements

High-Performance, Low-Cost Ultracapacitors Built with Graphene and Carbon Nanotubes: Future devices based on technology could bridge gap between batteries and conventional capacitors in portable electronics and hybrid electric vehicles April 23rd, 2014

Guo Lab Shows Potential of RNA as Heat-resistant Polymer Material for Nanoarchitectures April 23rd, 2014

Harris & Harris Group Notes the Receipt of Proceeds From the Sale of Molecular Imprints' Semiconductor Business to Canon April 22nd, 2014

National Space Society Congratulates SpaceX on the Success of CRS-3 and the First Flight of the Falcon 9R April 22nd, 2014

NanoNews-Digest
The latest news from around the world, FREE







  Premium Products
NanoNews-Custom
Only the news you want to read!
 Learn More
NanoTech-Transfer
University Technology Transfer & Patents
 Learn More
NanoStrategies
Full-service, expert consulting
 Learn More














ASP
Nanotechnology Now Featured Books




NNN

The Hunger Project







© Copyright 1999-2014 7th Wave, Inc. All Rights Reserved PRIVACY POLICY :: CONTACT US :: STATS :: SITE MAP :: ADVERTISE