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    V. Giulimondi, S.K. Kaiser, M. Agrachev, F. Krumeich, A.H. Clark, S. Mitchell, G. Jeschke, J. Pérez-Ramírez
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  2. 2021

  3. Asymmetric cation-olefin monocyclization by engineered squalene-hopene cyclases

    M. Eichenberger, S. Hüppi, D. Patsch, N. Aeberli, R. Berweger, S. Dossenbach, E. Eichhorn, F. Flachsmann, L. Hortencio, F. Voirol, S. Vollenweider, U.T. Bornscheuer, R. Buller
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  4. Atomic-scale structure and its impact on chemical properties of aluminum oxide layers prepared by atomic layer deposition on silica

    M. Kaushik, C. Leroy, Z. Chen, D. Gajan, E. Willinger, C.R. Müller, F. Fayon, D. Massiot, A. Fedorov, C. Copéret, A. Lesage, P. Florian
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    S. Mitchell, J. Pérez-Ramírez
    Nat. Rev. Mater. 2021, 6, 969-985 (doi:10.1038/s41578-021-00360-6)
  6. Continuous hydrogenolysis of acetal-stabilized lignin in flow

    W. Lan, Y.P. Du, S. Sun, J. Behaghel de Bueren, F. Héroguel, J.S. Luterbacher
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    J.R. Pankhurst, P. Iyengar, V. Okatenko, R. Buonsanti
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    N.P. Ramirez, G. Pisella, J. Waser
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    S.R. Docherty, C. Copéret
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    L. Liu, C. Nevado
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    S.G. E. Amos, D. Cavalli, F. Le Vaillant, J. Waser
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    A.I. Benı́tez-Mateos, S. Bertella, J. Behaghel de Bueren, J.S. Luterbacher, F. Paradisi
    ChemSusChem 2021, 14, 3198-3207 (doi:10.1002/cssc.202100926)
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    P. Iyengar, M.J. Kolb, J.R. Pankhurst, F. Calle-Vallejo, R. Buonsanti
    ACS Catal. 2021, 11, 4456-4463 (doi:10.1021/acscatal.1c00420)
  15. Ethane-based catalytic process for vinyl chloride manufacture

    G. Zichittella, J. Pérez-Ramírez
    Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2021, 60, 24089-24095 (doi:10.1002/anie.202105851)
  16. Experimental data supported techno-economic assessment of the oxidative dehydrogenation of ethane through chemical looping with oxygen uncoupling

    G. Luongo, F. Donat, M. Krödel, C.-C. Cormos, C.R. Müller
    Renewable Sustainable Energy Rev. 2021, 149, 111403 (doi:10.1016/j.rser.2021.111403)
  17. Exploiting the lability of metal halide perovskites for doping semiconductor nanocomposites

    M. Calcabrini, Aziz Genç, Y. Liu, T. Kleinhanns, S. Lee, D.N. Dirin, Q.A. Akkerman, M.V. Kovalenko, J. Arbiol and M. Ibáñez
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    P. Schwaller, B. Hoover, J.-L. Reymond, H. Strobelt, T. Laino
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    Z. Wang, S. Hellweg
    ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng. 2021, 9, 6939–6951 (doi:10.1021/acssuschemeng.1c00243)
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    A. Toniato, A.C. Vaucher, T. Laino
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    M.M. Abu-Omar, K. Barta, G.T. Beckham, J.S. Luterbacher, J. Ralph, R. Rinaldi, Y. Román-Leshkov, J.S.M. Samec, B.F. Sels, F. Wang
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    V. Morad, S. Yakunin, B.M. Benin, Y. Shynkarenko, M.J. Grotevent, I. Shorubalko, S.C. Boehme, M.V. Kovalenko
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    A. Tsoukalou, A.I. Serykh, E. Willinger, A. Kierzkowska, P.M. Abdala, A. Fedorov, C.R. Müller
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    A.C. Vaucher, P. Schwaller, J. Geluykens, V.H. Nair, A. Iuliano, T. Laino
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    A. Loiudice, O. Segura Lecina, A. Bornet, J.M. Luther, R. Buonsanti
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    P. Schwaller, D. Probst, A.C. Vaucher, V.H. Nair, D. Kreutter, T. Laino, J.-L. Reymond
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    M.D. Wodrich, C. Corminboeuf
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    F. Meyer, R. Frey, M. Ligibel, E. Sager, K. Schroer, R. Snajdrova, R. Buller
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  30. Operando laser scattering: probing the evolution of local pH changes on complex electrode architectures

    V. Grozovski, P. Moreno-Garcı́a, E. Karst, M. de Jesús Gálvez-Vázquez, A. Fluegel, S. Kitayaporn, S. Vesztergom, P. Broekmann
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  31. Peering into buried interfaces with X-rays and electrons to unveil MgCO3 formation during CO2 capture in molten salt-promoted MgO

    A.H. Bork, M. Rekhtina, E. Willinger, P. Castro-Fernández, J. Drnec, P.M. Abdala, C.R. Müller
    Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U. S. A. 2021, 118, e2103971118 (doi:10.1073/pnas.2103971118)
  32. Perovskite quantum dots for super-resolution optical microscopy: where strong photoluminescence blinking matters

    L.G. Feld, Y. Shynkarenko, F. Krieg, G. Rainò, M.V. Kovalenko
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  33. Photocatalytic decarboxylative coupling of aliphatic N-hydroxyphthalimide esters with polyfluoroaryl nucleophiles

    X. Yi, R. Mao, L. Lavrencic, X. Hu
    Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2021, 60, 23557-23563 (doi:10.1002/anie.202108465)
  34. Photoredox catalytic three-component amidoazidation of 1,3-dienes

    D. Forster, W. Guo, Q. Wang, J. Zhu
    ACS Catal. 2021, 11, 10871-10877 (doi:10.1021/acscatal.1c03545)
  35. Planetary boundaries analysis of low-carbon ammonia production routes

    S.C. D’Angelo, S. Cobo, V. Tulus, A. Nabera, A.J. Martı́n, J. Pérez-Ramı́rez, G. Guillén-Gosálbez
    ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng. 2021, 9, 9740–9749 (doi:10.1021/acssuschemeng.1c01915)
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    V. Tulus, J. Pérez-Ramírez, G. Guillén-Gosálbez
    Green Chem. 2021, 23, 9881-9893 (doi:10.1039/d1gc02623b)
  37. Precursor nuclearity and ligand effects in atomically-dispersed heterogeneous iron catalysts for alkyne semi-hydrogenation

    D. Faust Akl, A. Ruiz-Ferrando, E. Fako, R. Hauert, O. Safonova, S. Mitchell, N. López, J. Pérez-Ramírez
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    P. Schwaller, A.C. Vaucher, T. Laino, J.-L. Reymond
    Mach. Learn.: Sci. Technol. 2021, 2, 015016 (doi:10.1088/2632-2153/abc81d)
  39. Preparation of recyclable and versatile porous poly(aryl thioether)s by reversible Pd-catalyzed CS/CS metathesis

    M.A. Rivero-Crespo, G. Toupalas, B. Morandi
    J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2021 (doi:10.1021/jacs.1c09884)
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    D. Vázquez, G. Guillén-Gosálbez
    Chem. Eng. Sci. 2021, 246, 116891 (doi:10.1016/j.ces.2021.116891)
  41. Process modelling and life cycle assessment coupled with experimental work to shape the future sustainable production of chemicals and fuels

    I. Ioannou, S. C. D'Angelo, Á. Galán-Martín, C. Pozo, J. Pérez-Ramírez, G. Guillén-Gosálbez
    React. Chem. Eng. 2021, 6, 1179-1194 (doi:10.1039/d0re00451k)
  42. Quantification of redox sites during catalytic propane oxychlorination by operando EPR spectroscopy

    G. Zichittella, Y. Polyhach, R. Tschaggelar, G. Jeschke, J. Pérez-Ramírez
    Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2021, 60, 3596-3602 (doi:10.1002/anie.202013331)
  43. Quantifying photoinduced polaronic distortions in inorganic lead halide perovskite nanocrystals

    O. Cannelli, N. Colonna, M. Puppin, T.C. Rossi, D. Kinschel, L.M. D. Leroy, J. Löffler, J.M. Budarz, A.M. March, G. Doumy, A. Al Haddad, M.-F. Tu, Y. Kumagai, D. Walko, G. Smolentsev, F. Krieg, S.C. Boehme, M.V. Kovalenko, M. Chergui, G.F. Mancini
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  44. Re-programming and optimization of a L-proline cis-4-hydroxylase for the cis-3-halogenation of its native substrate

    A. Papadopoulou, J. Meierhofer, F. Meyer, T. Hayashi, S. Schneider, E. Sager, R. Buller
    ChemCatChem 2021, 13, 3914-3919 (doi:10.1002/cctc.202100591)
  45. Reaction-based machine learning representations for predicting the enantioselectivity of organocatalysts

    S. Gallarati, R. Fabregat, R. Laplaza, S. Bhattacharjee, M.D. Wodrich, C. Corminboeuf
    Chem. Sci. 2021, 12, 6879-6889 (doi:10.1039/d1sc00482d)
  46. Reduction in minimum fluidization velocity and minimum bubbling velocity in gas-solid fluidized beds due to vibration

    C.P. McLaren, J.P. Metzger, C.M. Boyce, C.R. Müller
    Powder Technol. 2021, 382, 566–572 (doi:10.1016/j.powtec.2021.01.023)
  47. Single-atom-substituted Mo2CTx:Fe-layered carbide for selective oxygen reduction to hydrogen peroxide: tracking the evolution of the MXene phase

    D.A. Kuznetsov, Z. Chen, P.M. Abdala, O.V. Safonova, A. Fedorov, C.R. Müller
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  48. Status and prospects of the decentralised valorisation of natural gas into energy and energy carriers

    G. Zichittella, J. Pérez-Ramírez
    Chem. Soc. Rev. 2021, 50, 2984-3012 (doi:10.1039/d0cs01506g)
  49. Structural insight into an atomic layer deposition (ALD) grown Al2O3 layer on Ni/SiO2: impact on catalytic activity and stability in dry reforming of methane

    S.M. Kim, A. Armutlulu, W.-C. Liao, D. Hosseini, D. Stoian, Z. Chen, P.M. Abdala, C. Copéret, C.R. Müller
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  50. Structure sensitivity of nitrogen-doped carbon-supported metal catalysts in dihalomethane hydrodehalogenation

    A.J. Saadun, A. Ruiz-Ferrando, S. Büchele, D. Faust Akl, N. López, J. Pérez-Ramírez
    J. Catal. 2021, 404, 291-305 (doi:10.1016/j.jcat.2021.10.008)
  51. Suppression of the hydrogen evolution reaction is the key: selective electrosynthesis of formate from CO2 over porous In55Cu45 catalysts

    M. Rahaman, K. Kiran, I. Zelocualtecatl Montiel, A. Dutta, P. Broekmann
    ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2021, 13, 35677-35688 (doi:10.1021/acsami.1c07829)
  52. Sustainability footprints of a renewable carbon transition for the petrochemical sector within planetary boundaries

    A. Galán-Martín, V. Tulus, I. Díaz, C. Pozo, J. Pérez-Ramírez, G. Guillén-Gosálbez
    One Earth 2021, 4, 565-583 (doi:10.1016/j.oneear.2021.04.001)
  53. Theory-guided enhancement of CO2 reduction to ethanol on AgCu tandem catalysts via particle-size effects

    P. Iyengar, M.J. Kolb, J. Pankhurst, F. Calle-Vallejo, R. Buonsanti
    ACS Catal. 2021, 11, 13330-13336 (doi:10.1021/acscatal.1c03717)
  54. Toward reliable and accessible ammonia quantification in the electrocatalytic reduction of nitrogen

    A.J. Martín, F.L.P. Veenstra, J. Lüthi, R. Verel, J. Pérez-Ramírez
    Chem Catalysis 2021, in press (doi:10.1016/j.checat.2021.10.002)
  55. Unassisted noise reduction of chemical reaction datasets

    A. Toniato, P. Schwaller, A. Cardinale, J. Geluykens, T. Laino
    Nat. Mach. Intell. 2021, 3, 485–494 (doi:10.1038/s42256-021-00319-w)
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    M. de Jesús Gálvez-Vázquez, H.B. Xu, P.A. Moreno-García, Y.A. Hou, H.A. Hu, B.J. Wiley, S. Vesztergom, P. Broekmann
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  58. Activation of copper species on carbon nitride for enhanced activity in the arylation of amines

    E. Vorobyeva, V.C. Gerken, S. Mitchell, A. Sabadell-Rendón, R. Hauert, S. Xi, A. Borgna, D. Klose, S.M. Collins, P.A. Midgley, D.M. Kepaptsoglou, Q.M. Ramasse, A. Ruiz-Ferrando, E. Fako, M.A. Ortuño, N. López, E.M. Carreira, J. Pérez-Ramírez
    ACS Catal. 2020, 10, 11069-11080 (doi:10.1021/acscatal.0c03164)
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    F. Donat, C.R. Müller
    Appl. Catal., B 2020, 278, 119328 (doi:10.1016/j.apcatb.2020.119328)
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    K. Ozols, S. Onodera, Ł. Woźniak, N. Cramer
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    L. Buzzetti, M. Puriņš, P.D.G. Greenwood, J. Waser
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    I. Ioannou, S.C. D'Angelo, A.J. Martín, J. Pérez-Ramírez, G. Guillén-Gosálbez
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    F. Krieg, P.C. Sercel, M. Burian, H. Andrusiv, M.I. Bodnarchuk, T. Stöferle, R.F. Mahrt, D. Naumenko, H. Amenitsch, G. Rainò, M.V. Kovalenko
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