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C&EN/ACS Publications Highlights

Histone Acetylation Sensors
Histone acetylation is associated with cancers and nerve disorders. Epigenetic sensors accurately detect histone modifications without tedious pretreatments.

ACS Sensors

Factor D Inhibitors
The authors identified reversible noncovalent inhibitors of Factor D, a trypsin-like serine protease that affects the immune system’s alternative complement pathway.

Journal of Medicinal Chemistry

Acceptable Corrosion
Solvent oxidation causes aluminum foil current collectors in lithium-ion batteries to corrode. But protecting the foil is less important than ensuring electrolyte stability.

Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters