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Two-dimensional crystal CuS-electronic and structural properties.

A. L. Soares Jr., E. C. dos Santos, A. Morales-Garcia, T. Heine, H. A. de Abreu, H. A. Duarte.
2D Mater., 4 (2017) 015041.

Effective and highly selective CO generation from CO2 using a polycrystalline α-Mo2C catalyst.

X. Liu, C. Kunkel, P. Ramírez de la Piscina, N. Homs, F. Viñes, F. Illas.
ACS Catalysis 7 (2017) 4323.

Quantitative coordination-activity relations for the design of enhanced Pt catalysts for CO electro-oxidation.

F. Calle-Vallejo, M. D. Pohl, A. S. Bandarenka.
ACS Catalysis 7 (2017) 4355.

Structure- and coverage-sensitive mechanism of NO reduction on platinum electrodes.

I. Katsonauros, M. C. Figueiredo, X. Chen, F. Calle-Vallejo, M. T. M. Koper.
ACS Catalysis 7 (2017) 4660.

Accounting for bifurcating pathways in the screening for CO2 reduction catalysts.

F. Calle-Vallejo, M. T. M. Koper.
ACS Catalysis 7 (2017) 7346.

1,6-Cyclophellitol cyclosulfates: a new class of irreversible glycosidase inhibitor.

M. Artola, L. Wu, M. J. Ferraz, C.-L. Kuo, L. Raich, I. Z. Breen, W. A. Offen, J. D. C.
Codée, G. A. van der Marel, C. Rovira, J. M. F. G. Aerts, G. J. Davies, H. S. Overkleeft.
ACS Centr. Sci., 3 (2017) 784–793.

Precise probing of residue roles by post-translational β,γ-C,N aza-Michael mutagenesis in enzyme active sites.

J. Dadová, K.-J. Wu, P. G. Isenegger, J. C. Errey, G. J. L. Bernardes, J. M. Chalker, L. Raich, C. Rovira, B. G. Davis.
ACS Centr. Sci., 3 (2017) 1168–1173.

Redox-induced gating of the exchange interactions in a single organic diradical.

R. Gaudenzi, J. De Bruijckere, D. Reta, I. d. P. R. Moreira, C. Rovira, J. Veciana, H. S. J. Van der Zant, E. Burzurí.
ACS Nano 11 (2017) 5879-5883.

Iron oxide nanoparticles – in vivo/in vitro biomedical applications and in silico studies.

M. Nedyalkova, B. Donkova, J. Romanova, G. Tzvetkov, S. Madurga, V. Simeonov.
Adv. Colloid Interface Sci., 249 (2017) 192-212.

Spectroscopic observation of a hydrogenated CO dimer intermediate during CO reduction on Cu(100) electrodes.

E. Pérez-Gallent, M. C. Figueiredo, F. Calle-Vallejo, M. T. M. Koper.
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 56 (2017) 3621.

Zn-Zn double bonds, a theoretical study.

J. Echeverría, A. Falceto, S. Alvarez.
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 56 (2017) 10151-10155.

Nucleation of small silicon carbide dust clusters in AGB stars.

D. Gobrecht, S. Cristallo, L. Piersanti, S. T. Bromley.
Astrophys. J., 840 (2017) 117.

The catalase activity of catalase-peroxidases is modulated by changes in the pKa of the distal histidine.

M. Machuqueiro, B. Victor, J. Switala, J. Villanueva, C. Rovira, I. Fita, P. C. Loewen.
Biochemistry 56 (2017) 2271–2281.

Effects of fullerene on lipid bilayers displaying different liquid ordering: a coarse-grained molecular dynamics study.

J. Sastre, I. Mannelli, R. Reigada.
Biochim. Biophys. Acta – General Subjects 1861 (2017) 2872-2882.

Exploring the stability and reactivity of Ni2P and Mo2C catalysts using ab initio atomistic thermodynamics and conceptual DFT approaches.

A. Morales-Garcia, J. He, P. Lyu, P. Nachtigall.
Biomass Conv. Bioref., 7 (2017) 377.

Functionalization of γ-graphyne by transition metal adatoms.

S. Kim, A. Ruiz Puigdollers, P. Gamallo, F. Viñes, J. Y. Lee.
Carbon 120 (2017) 63.

DFT study of the role of N- and B-doping on structural, elastic and electronic properties of α-, β- and γ-graphyne.

A. Ruiz-Puigdollers, P. Gamallo.
Carbon 114 (2017) 301.

Carbon dissolution and segregation in platinum.

P. Janthon, F. Viñes, J. Sirijaraense, J. Limtrakul, J. Y. Lee.
Catal. Sci. Technol., 7 (2017) 807.

Oxide-based nanomaterials for fuel cell catalysis: the interplay between supported Pt atoms and particles.

Y. Lykhach, A. Bruix, S. Fabris, V. Potin, I. Matolínová, V. Matolín, J. Libuda, K. M. Neyman.
Catal. Sci. Technol., 7 (2017) 4315-4345.

Highly active Au/δ-MoC and Au/β-Mo2C catalysts for the low-temperature water gas shift reaction: effects of the carbide metal/carbon ratio on the catalyst performance.

S. Posada-Pérez, R. A. Gutiérrez, Z. Zuo, P. J. Ramírez, F. Viñes, P. Liu, F. Illas, J. A. Rodriguez.
Catal. Sci. Technol., 7 (2017) 5332.

Surface composition changes of CuNi-ZrO2 catalysts during methane decomposition: an operando NAP-XPS and density functional study.

A. Wolfbeisser, G. Kovács, S. M. Kozlov, K. Föttinger, J. Bernardi, B. Klötzer, K. M. Neyman, G. Rupprechter.
Catal. Today 283 (2017) 134-143.

Conformational analysis of the mannosidase inhibitor kifunensine: a quantum mechanical and structural approach.

A. Males, L. Raich, S. J. Williams, C. Rovira, G. J. Davies.
ChemBioChem 18 (2017) 1496–1501.

A new type of scaling relations to assess the accuracy of computational predictions of catalytic activities applied to the oxygen evolution reaction.

L. G. V. Briquet, M. Sarwar, J. Mugo, G. Jones, F. Calle-Vallejo.
ChemCatChem 9 (2017) 1261.

Investigation of easy-plane magnetic anisotropy in P-ligand square-pyramidal CoII single ion magnets.

K. Mondal, J. Jover, E. Ruiz, S. Konar.
Chem. Commun., 53 (2017) 5338-5341.

An atypical interaction explains the high-affinity of a non-hydrolyzable S-linked 1,6-α-mannanase inhibitor.

T. Belz, Y. Jin, J. Coines, C. Rovira, G. J. Davies, S. J. Williams.
Chem. Commun., 3 (2017) 9238–9241.

Effect of second-order spin-orbit coupling on the interaction between spin states in spincrossover systems.

C. Sousa, A. Domingo, C. de Graaf.
Chem. Eur. J., 23 (2017) 1-8.

An unsaturated four-coordinate dimethyl dimolybdenum complex with a molybdenummolybdenum quadruple bond.

N. Curado, M. Carrasco, J. Campos, C. Maya, R. Peloso, A. Rodríguez, E. Ruiz, S. Alvarez, E. Carmona.
Chem. Eur. J., 23 (2017) 194-205.

Bistability in organic magnetic materials: a comparative study of the key differences between hysteretic and non-hysteretic spin transitions in dithiazolyl radicals.

S. Vela, M. B. Reardon, C. E. Jakobsche, M. M. Turnbull, J. Ribas-Ariño, J. J. Novoa.
Chem. Eur. J., 23 (2017) 3479-3489.

Formation of a trifluorophosphane platinum(II) complex by P-F bond activation of phosphorus pentafluoride with a Pt-0 complex.

N. Arnold, R. Bertermann, F. M. Bickelhaupt, H. Braunschweig, M. Drisch, M. Finze, F. Hupp, J. Poater, J. A. P. Sprenger.
Chem. Eur. J., 23 (2017) 5948-5952.

Bifunctional tripeptide including a phosphonic acid as Brønsted acid for Michael addition: mechanistic insights.

M. Cortes-Clerget, J. Jover, J. Dussart, E. Kolodziej, M. Monteil, E. Migianu-Griffoni, O. Gager, J. Deschamp, M. Lecouvey.
Chem. Eur. J., 23 (2017) 6654-6662.

Origin of bistability in the butyl-substituted spirobiphenalenyl-based neutral radical material.

M. Fumanal, J. J. Novoa, J. Ribas-Ariño
Chem. Eur. J., 23 (2017) 7772-7784.

Analysis of magnetic anisotropy and the role of magnetic dilution in triggering SMM behaviour in a family of CoII-YIII dinuclear complexes with easy-plane anisotropy.

M. A. Palacios, J. Nehrkorn, E. A. Suturina, E. Ruiz, S. Gómez-Coca, K. Holldack, A. Schnegg, J. Krzystek, J. M. Moreno, E. Colacio.
Chem. Eur. J., 23 (2017) 11649-11661.

Quantitative estimation of ising-type magnetic anisotropy in a family of C3 symmetric CoII complexes.

K. Mondal, J. Jover, E. Ruiz, S. Konar.
Chem. Eur. J., 23 (2017) 12550-12558.

Molecules designed to contain two weakly coupled spins with a photoswitchable spacer.

J. Salinas-Uber, M. Estrader, J. Garcia, P. Lloyd-Williams, A. Sadurní, D. Dengler, J. van Slageren, N. F. Chilton, O. Roubeau, S. J. Teat, J. Ribas-Ariño, G. Aromí.
Chem. Eur. J., 23 (2017) 13648-13659.

Frustrated Lewis trios and long-range hole interactions: a combined structural and theoretical study of LB−AX3—LB and LB—AX3—LB (A=B, Al, Ga, In) systems.

J. Echeverría.
ChemPhysChem 18 (2017) 2864-2872.

Selectivity for CO2 over CH4 on a functionalized periodic mesoporous phenylene-silica explained by transition state theory.

C. Kunkel, F. Viñes, M. A. O. Lourenço, P. Ferreira, J. R. B. Gomes, F. Illas.
Chem. Phys. Lett., 7 (2017) 807.

Design of multi-functional 2D open-shell organic networks with mechanically controllable properties.

I. Alcón, D. Reta, I. d. P. R. Moreira, S. T. Bromley.
Chem. Sci., 8 (2017) 1027-1039.

Why conclusions from platinum model surfaces do not necessarily lead to enhanced nanoparticle catalysts for the oxygen reduction reaction.

F. Calle-Vallejo, M. D. Pohl, D. Reinisch, D. Loffreda, P. Sautet, A. S. Bandarenka.
Chem. Sci., 8 (2017) 2283.

The photophysics of naphthalene dimers controlled by sulfur bridge oxidation.

C. Climent, M. Barbatti, M. O. Wolf, C. J. Bardeen, D. Casanova.
Chem. Sci., 8 (2017) 4941-4950.

Sequential uncaging with green light can be achieved by fine-tuning the structure of a dicyanocoumarin chromophore.

A. Gandioso, M. Palau, A. Nin-Hill, I. Melnyk, C. Rovira, S. Nonell, D. Velasco, J. García-
Amorós, V. Marchán.
ChemistryOpen 6 (2017) 375–384.

Nature of Ru-NO coordination bond: Kohn-Sham molecular orbital and energy decomposition analysis.

R. P. Orenha, M. V. J. Rocha, J. Poater, S. E. Galembeck, F. M. Bickelhaupt.
ChemistryOpen 6 (2017) 410-416.

Global optimisation of hydroxylated silica clusters: a cascade Monte Carlo basin hopping approach.

A. Cuko, T. Macia, M. Calatayud, S. T. Bromley.
Comp. Theor. Chem., 1102 (2017) 38-43.

The Gyrobifastigium, not an uncommon shape in chemistry.

S. Alvarez.
Coord. Chem. Rev., 350 (2017) 3-13.

Surfaces and morphologies of covellite (CuS) nanoparticles by means of: ab initio atomistic thermodynamics.

A. Morales-Garcia, J. He, A. L. Soares, H. A. Duarte.
CrystEngComm., 19 (2017) 3078.

Abundance and strength of M-H···H-C (M = Al, Ga, In) dihydrogen bonds.

J. Echeverría.
Cryst. Growth Des., 17 (2017) 2097.

Group 12 metal complexes of (2-piperazine-1-yl-ethyl)-pyridin-2-yl-methylene-amine: rare participation of terminal piperazine N in coordination leads to structural diversity.

S. Purkait, G. Aullón, E. Zangrando, P. Chakraborty.
Dalton Trans., 46 (2017) 2184-2195.

Dihydrogen Interactions in group 13 compounds.

J. Echeverría, G. Aullón, S. Alvarez.
Dalton Trans., 46 (2017) 2844-2854.

Tailoring electroactive surfaces by non-template molecular assembly. Towards electrooxidation of L-cysteine.
M. Santander-Nelli, C. P. Silva, J. Espinoza-Vergara, J. F. Silva, C. F. Olguín, D. Cortés-
Arriagada, J. H. Zagal, F. Mendizabal, I. Díez-Pérez, J. Pavez.
Electrochim. Acta 254 (2017) 201-213.

Structural transformations and adsorption properties of PtNi nanoalloy thin film electrocatalysts prepared by magnetron co-sputtering.

O. Brummel, F. Waidhas, I. Khalakhan, M. Vorokhta, G. Kovács, H. A. Aleksandrov, K.
M. Neyman, V. Matolín, J. Libuda.
Electrochim. Acta 251 (2017) 427-441.

Brownian dynamics computational model of protein diffusion in crowded media with dextran macromolecules as obstacles.

P. M. Blanco, J. L. Garcés, S. Madurga, F. Mas.
Entropy 19 (2017) 105.

Assessing the optimal conditions for surface-mediated disinfection of Influenza A virus solutions.

I. Mannelli, D. Janner, F. Sagués, R. Reigada.
Environ. Chem., 14 (2017) 319-326.

Silylene-induced reduction of [Mn2(CO)10]: Formation of a five-coordinate silicon(IV) complex with an O-bound [(OC)4Mn=Mn(CO)4]2– ligand.

J. A. Baus, J. Poater, F. M. Bickelhaupt, R. Tacke.
Eur. J. Inorg. Chem., (2017) 186-191.

Computing free energies of hydroxylated silica nanoclusters: forcefield versus density functional calculations.

A. Macia, P. Ugliengo, S. T. Bromley.
Inorganics 5 (2017) 41.

Lattice-solvent effects in the spin-crossover of an Fe(II)-based material. The key role of intermolecular interactions between solvent molecules.

M. Fumanal, F. Jiménez-Grávalos, J. Ribas-Ariño, S. Vela.
Inorg. Chem., 56 (2017) 4474-4483.

Ferromagnetic exchange in bichloride bridged Cu(II) chains: magnetostructural correlations between ordered and disordered systems.

S. N. Herringer, C. P. Landee, M. M. Turnbull, J. Ribas-Ariño, J. J. Novoa, M. Polson, J. L. Wikaira.
Inorg. Chem., 56 (2017) 5441-5454.

Influence of the disposition of the anisotropy axes into the magnetic properties of MnIII dinuclear compounds with benzoato derivative bridges.

B. García-Cirera, S. Gómez-Coca, M. Font-Bardía, E. Ruiz, M. Corbella.
Inorg. Chem., 56 (2017) 8135-8146.

Tunable magnetization dynamics through solid-state ligand substitution reaction.

L.-F. Wang, J.-Z. Qiu, J.-Y. Hong, Y.-C. Chen, Q.-W. Li, J.-H. Jia, J. Jover, E. Ruiz, J.-L. Liu, M.-L. Tong.
Inorg. Chem., 56 (2017) 8829-8836.

Models to predict the magnetic properties of single- and multiple-bridged phosphate CuII systems: a theoretical DFT insight.

K. Muñoz-Becerra, D. Aravena, E. Ruiz, E. Spodine, N. Soto-Donoso, V. Paredes-Garcia,
D. Venegas Yazigi.
Inorg. Chem. Front., 4 (2017) 509-520.

Zero- and mono-coordinated transition metals in crystal structures: a box full of surprises.

S. Alvarez.
Inorg. Chim. Acta 470 (2017) 74-81.

Intermolecular interactions in group 14 hydrides: beyond CH···HC contacts.

J. Echeverría, G. Aullón, S. Alvarez.
Int. J. Quantum Chem., 117 (2017) e25432, 1-15 (doi: 10.1002/qua.25432).

General concepts, assumptions, drawbacks and misuses in kinetic Monte Carlo and microkinetic modelling simulations applied to computational heterogeneous catalysis.

H. Prats, F. Illas, R. Sayós.
Int. J. Quant. Chem., (2017) e25518, 1-14 (doi: 10.1002/qua.25518).

Mechanochemistry on the Müller-Brown surface.

W. Quapp, J. M. Bofill.
Int. J. Quantum Chem., (2017) e25522, 1-14 (doi: 10.1002/qua.25522).

Operative mechanism of hole-assisted negative charge motion in ground states of radical-anion molecular wires.

C. Franco, P. Mayorga Burrezo, V. Lloveras, R. Caballero, I. Alcon, S. T. Bromley, M.
Mas-Torrent, F. Langa, J. T. Lopez Navarrete, C. Rovira, J. Casado, J. Veciana.
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 139 (2017) 1027-1039.

Computational design of experiment unveils the conformational reaction coordinate of GH125 α-mannosidases.

S. Alonso-Gil, A. Males, P. Z. Fernandes, S. J. Williams, G. J. Davies, C. Rovira.
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 139 (2017) 1085–1088.

Contribution of shape and charge to the inhibition of a family GH99 endo-alpha-1,2-


M. Petricevic, L. F. Sobala, P. Z. Fernandes, L. Raich, A. J. Thompson, G. Bernardo-Seisdedos, O. Millet, S. Zhu, M. Sollogoub, J. Jiménez-Barbero, C. Rovira, G. J. Davies, S. J. Williams.
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 139 (2017) 1089–1097.

Metal-controlled magnetoresistance at room temperature in single-molecule devices.

A. C. Aragonès, D. Aravena, F. J. Valverde-Muñoz, J. A. Real, F. Sanz, I. Díez-Pérez, E. Ruiz.
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 139 (2017) 5768-5778.

Carba-cyclophellitols are neutral retaining glucosidase inhibitors.

T. J. M. Beenakker, D. P. A. Wander, W. A. Offen, M. Artola, L. Raich, M. J. Ferraz, K.-Y. Li, J. H. P. M. Houben, E. R. van Rijssel, T. Hansen, G. A. van der Marel, J. D. C. Codée, J. M. F. G. Aerts, C. Rovira, G. J. Davies, H. S. Overkleeft.
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 139 (2017) 6534–6537.

Six states switching of redox-active molecular tweezers by three orthogonal stimuli.

B. Doistau, L. Benda, J. L. Cantin, L.-M. Chamoreau, E. Ruiz, V. Marvaud, B. Hasenkopf, G. Vives.
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 139 (2017) 9213-9220.

Bioengineering a single-protein junction.

M. P. Ruiz, A. C. Aragonès, N. Camarero, J. G. Vilhena, M. Ortega, L. A. Zotti, R. Pérez, J. C. Cuevas, P. Gorostiza, I. Díez-Pérez.
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 139 (2017) 15337-15346.

Structure- and potential-dependent cation effects on CO reduction at copper singlecrystal electrodes.

E. Pérez-Gallent, G. Marcandalli, M. C. Figueiredo, F. Calle-Vallejo, M. T. M. Koper.
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 139 (2017) 16412.

Identification of potential small molecule binding pockets in p38alpha MAP kinase.

P. Gomez-Gutierrez, J. Rubio-Martinez, J. J. Pérez
J. Chem. Inf. Model., 57 (2017) 2566−2574.

Assessing the ability of DFT methods to describe static electron correlation effects: CO core level binding energies as a representative case.

N. Pueyo Bellafont, P. S. Bagus, C. Sousa, F. Illas.
J. Chem. Phys., 147 (2017) 024106.

Quantum dynamics of H2 in a carbon nanotube: separation of time scales and resonance enhanced tunneling.

M. Mondelo-Martell, F. Huarte- Larrañaga, U. Manthe.
J. Chem. Phys., 147 (2017) 084103.


The role of Li+ ions in the gas phase dehydrohalogenation and dehydration reactions of i-C3H7Br and i-C3H7OH molecules studied by radiofrequency-guided ion beams techniques

and ab initio methods.

E. López, J. M. Lucas, J. de Andrés, M. Albertí, J. M. Bofill, A. Aguilar.
J. Chem. Phys., 146 (2017) 134301-134312.

An algorithm to locate optimal bond breaking points on a potential energy surface for applications in mechanochemistry and catalysis.

J. M. Bofill, J. Ribas-Ariño, S. P. García, W. Quapp.
J. Chem. Phys., 147 (2017) 152710-152719.

Boron oxide glasses and nanocomposites: synthetic, structural and statistical approach.

D. Dimova, S. Pisov, N. Panchev, M. Nedyalkova, S. Madurga, A. Proykova.
J. Chem. Phys.,146 (2017) 194703.

Modeling hydroxylated nanosilica: testing the performance of ReaxFF and FFSiOH force fields.

A. Macia, P. Ugliengo, S. T. Bromley.
J. Chem. Phys., 146 (2017) 224704.

Performance of the G0W0 method in predicting the electronic gap of TiO2 nanoparticles.

A. Morales-García, R. Valero, F. Illas.
J. Chem. Theory Comput., 13 (2017) 3746-3753.

When anatase nanoparticles become bulk-like: properties of realistic TiO2 nanoparticles in the 1-6 nm size range from all electron relativistic density functional theory based calculations.

A. Morales-García, R. Valero, F. Illas.
J. Chem. Theory Comput., 13 (2017) 1785-1793.

Computational study of ibuprofen removal from water by adsorption in realistic activated carbons.

D. Bahamon, L. Carro, S. Guri, L. F. Vega.
J. Colloid Interface Sci., 498 (2017) 323.

Predicting core level binding energies shifts: suitability of the projector augmented wave approach as implemented in VASP.

N. Pueyo Bellafont, F. Viñes, W. Hieringer, F. Illas.
J. Comput. Chem., 38 (2017) 518.

Electronic structure of stoichiometric and reduced ZnO from periodic relativistic all electron hybrid density functional calculations using numeric atom-centered orbitals.

F. Viñes, F. Illas.
J. Comput. Chem., 38 (2017) 523.

Systematic study of the effect of HSE functional internal parameters on the electronic structure and band gap of a representative set of metal oxides.

F. Viñes, O. Lamiel-Garcia, K. C. Ko, J. Y. Lee, F. Illas.
J. Comput. Chem., 38 (2017) 781.

Redox-mediated conversion of atomically dispersed platinum to sub-nanometer particles.

Y. Lykhach, A. Figueroba, T. Skála, T. Duchoň, N. Tsud, M. Aulická, A. Neitzel, K. Veltruská, K. C. Prince, V. Matolín, K. M. Neyman, J. Libuda.
J. Mater. Chem. A 5 (2017) 9250-9261.

Single-molecule magnetism arising from cobalt(II) nodes of a crystalline sponge.

G. Brunet, D. A. Safin, J. Jover, E. Ruiz, M. Murugesu.
J. Mater. Chem. C 5 (2017) 835-841.

Dual emission and multi-stimuli-response in Iridium(III) complexes with aggregationinduced enhanced emission: application for quantitative CO2 detection.

C. Climent, P. Alam, S. S. Pasha, G. Kaur, A. R. Choudhury, I. R. Laskar, P. Alemany, D. Casanova.
J. Mater. Chem. C 5 (2017) 7784-7798.

Insight into electric field-induced rupture mechanism of water-in-toluene emulsion films from a model system.

H. Hristov, M. Nedyalkova, S. Madurga, V. Simeonov.
J. Mater. Sci. Technol., 33 (2017) 535-540.

Effect of the solvent on the conformational behavior of the alanine dipeptide deduced from MD simulations.

J. Rubio-Martinez, M. S. Tomas, J. J. Pérez.
J. Mol. Graph. Model., 78 (2017) 118-128.

Optimal faujasite structures for post combustion CO2 capture and separation in different swing adsorption processes.

H. Prats, D. Bahamón, G. Alonso, X. Giménez, P. Gamallo, R. Sayós.
J. of CO2 Util., 19 (2017) 100.

Computational simulation study of the influence of faujasite Si/Al ratio on CO2 capture by temperature swing adsorption.

H. Prats, D. Bahamón, X. Giménez, P. Gamallo, R. Sayós.
J. of CO2 Util., 21 (2017) 261.

Experimental and computational evidence for a new paradigm of the structure and reactivity of titanium(IV) enolates.

C. Heras, A. Gómez, P. Romea, F. Urpí, J. M. Bofill, I. de P. R. Moreira.
J. Org. Chem., 82 (2017) 8909-8916.

Stabilization of 2,6-diarylanilinum cation by through-space cation-pi interactions.

J. S. Padial, J. Poater, D. T. Nguyen, P. Tinnemans, F. M. Bickelhaupt, J. Mecinovic.
J. Org. Chem., 82 (2017) 9418-9424.

Binding of the anticancer drug BI-2536 to human serum albumin. A spectroscopic and

theoretical study.

J. Fernández-Sainz, P. J. Pacheco-Liñán, J. M. Granadino-Roldán, I. Bravo, A. Garzón, J. Rubio-Martínez, J. Albaladejo.
J. Photochem. Photobiol., 172 (2017) 77-87.

Analysis of the acting forces in a theory of catalysis and mechanochemistry.

W. Quapp, J. M. Bofill, J. Ribas-Ariño.
J. Phys. Chem. A 121 (2017) 2820-2838.

Ionization and conformational equilibria of citric acid: delocalized proton binding in solution

S. Madurga, M. Nedylkova, F. Mas, J. L. Garcés.
J. Phys. Chem. A 121 (2017) 5894-5906.

The atmospheric oxidation of HONO by OH, Cl, and ClO radicals.

J. M. Anglada, A. Solé.
J. Phys. Chem. A 121 (2017) 9698-9707.

Theoretical study of the light-induced spin crossover mechanism in [Fe(mtz)6]2+ and [Fe(phen)3]2+.

C. Sousa, C. de Graaf, A. Rudavskyi, R. Broer.
J. Phys. Chem. A 121 (2017) 9720.

Adding pieces to the CO/Pt(111) puzzle: the role of dispersion.

P. Janthon, F. Viñes, J. Sirijaraense, J. Limtrakul, F. Illas.
J. Phys. Chem. C 121 (2017) 3970.

Versatile optimization of chemical ordering in bimetallic nanoparticles.

G. Kovács, S. M. Kozlov, K. M. Neyman.
J. Phys. Chem. C 121 (2017) 10803-10808.

Development of interatomic potentials for supported nanoparticles: the Cu/ZnO case.

D. Mora-Fonz, T. Lazauskas, S. M. Woodley, S. T. Bromley, C. R. A. Catlow, A. A. Sokol.
J. Phys. Chem. C 121 (2017) 16831-16844.

An empirical, yet practical way to predict the band gap in solids by using density functional band structure calculations.

A. Morales-García, R. Valero, F. Illas.
J. Phys. Chem. C 121 (2017) 18862-18666.

Importance of solvation for the accurate prediction of oxygen reduction activities of Ptbased electrocatalysts.

Z. D. He, S. Hanselman, Y. X. Chen, M. T. M. Koper, F. Calle-Vallejo.
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Dealing with long-range interactions in the determination of polyelectrolyte ionization properties. Extension of the transfer matrix formalism to the full range of ionic strengths.

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Modelling enzymatic reaction-diffusion processes in in vivo-like systems.

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