Appendix C
Journal Analysis

TABLE C-1 List of Journals Examined for Publications and Citations According to Thompson ISI Essential Science Indicators Categories

 

Abbreviated Jounal Name (if different from title)

2005 Impact Factor

Multidisciplinary Science

 

 

Science

 

30.93

Nature

 

29.27

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences

P NATL ACAD SCI USA

10.23

Multidisciplinary Chemistry

 

 

Angewandte Chemie International Edition

ANGEW CHEM INT EDIT

9.60

Nano Letters

NANO LETT

9.85

Journal of the American Chemical Society

J AM CHEM SOC

7.42

Chemistry-A European Journal

CHEM-EUR J

4.91

Chemical Communications

CHEM COMMUN

4.43

Chemistry Letters

CHEM LETT

1.83

Analytical Chemistry and Biochemical Research Methods

 

 

Molecular and Cellular Proteomics

MOL CELL PROTEOMICS

9.88

Journal of Proteome Research

J PROTEOME RES

6.90

Proteomics

 

6.09

Analytical Chemistry

ANAL CHEM

5.64

Journal of Analytical Atomic Spectrometry

J ANAL ATOM SPECTROM

3.64

Journal of the American Society of Mass Spectrometry

J AM SOC MASS SPECTR

3.63

Electrophoresis

 

3.85



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The Future of U.S. Chemistry Research: Benchmarks and Challenges Appendix C Journal Analysis TABLE C-1 List of Journals Examined for Publications and Citations According to Thompson ISI Essential Science Indicators Categories   Abbreviated Jounal Name (if different from title) 2005 Impact Factor Multidisciplinary Science     Science   30.93 Nature   29.27 Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences P NATL ACAD SCI USA 10.23 Multidisciplinary Chemistry     Angewandte Chemie International Edition ANGEW CHEM INT EDIT 9.60 Nano Letters NANO LETT 9.85 Journal of the American Chemical Society J AM CHEM SOC 7.42 Chemistry-A European Journal CHEM-EUR J 4.91 Chemical Communications CHEM COMMUN 4.43 Chemistry Letters CHEM LETT 1.83 Analytical Chemistry and Biochemical Research Methods     Molecular and Cellular Proteomics MOL CELL PROTEOMICS 9.88 Journal of Proteome Research J PROTEOME RES 6.90 Proteomics   6.09 Analytical Chemistry ANAL CHEM 5.64 Journal of Analytical Atomic Spectrometry J ANAL ATOM SPECTROM 3.64 Journal of the American Society of Mass Spectrometry J AM SOC MASS SPECTR 3.63 Electrophoresis   3.85

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The Future of U.S. Chemistry Research: Benchmarks and Challenges   Abbreviated Jounal Name (if different from title) 2005 Impact Factor Biochemistry and Molecular Biology     Nature Biotechnology NAT BIOTECHNOL 22.74 Nature Structure & Molecular Biology (Nature Structural Biology) NAT STRUCT MOL BIOL 12.19 Nucleic Acids Research NUCLEIC ACIDS RES 7.55 Journal of Biological Chemistry J BIOL CHEM 5.85 Journal of Molecular Biology J MOL BIOL 5.23 Journal of Nuclear Medicine J NUCL MED 4.68 Biophysical Journal BIOPHYS J 4.51 Proteins (Structure Function and Bioinformatics)   4.68 Glycobiology   3.51 Protein Science PROTEIN SCI 3.62 Bioconjugate Chemistry BIOCONJUGATE CHEM 3.94 ChemBiochem   3.94 Nuclear Medicine and Biology NUCL MED BIOL 2.13 Carbohydrate Research CARBOHYD RES 1.67 Environmental     Environmental Science and Technology ENVIRON SCI TECHNOL 4.05 Green Chemistry GREEN CHEM 3.26 Radiochimica Acta RADIOCHIM ACTA 0.85 Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry J RADIOANAL NUCL CH 0.46 Inorganic     Inorganic Chemistry INORG CHEM 3.85 Organometallics   3.47 Macromolecules     Macromolecules   4.02 Biomacromolecules   3.62 Journal of Polymer Science Part A-Polymer Chemistry J POLYM SCI POL CHEM 3.03 Journal of Rheology J RHEOL 2.42 Polymer   2.85 Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics MACROMOL CHEM PHYS 2.11 Materials Science Multidisciplinary     Nature Materials NAT MATER 15.94 Advanced Materials ADV MATER 9.11 Advanced Functional Materials ADV FUNCT MATER 6.77 Chemistry of Materials CHEM MATER 4.82 Langmuir   3.71 Journal of Materials Chemistry J MATER CHEM 3.69

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The Future of U.S. Chemistry Research: Benchmarks and Challenges   Abbreviated Jounal Name (if different from title) 2005 Impact Factor Organic and Medicinal Chemistry     Journal of Medicinal Chemistry J MED CHEM 4.93 Organic Letters ORG LETT 4.37 Journal of Organic Chemistry J ORG CHEM 3.68 Bioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry Letters BIOORG MED CHEM LETT 2.48 Bioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry BIOORGAN MED CHEM 2.29 Physical and Computational Chemistry     Physical Review Letters PHYS REV LETT 7.49 Journal of Physical Chemistry A J PHYS CHEM A 2.90 Journal of Physical Chemistry B J PHYS CHEM B 4.03 Journal of Chemical Physics J CHEM PHYS 3.14 Journal of Computational Chemistry J COMPUT CHEM 3.79 Physical Review A PHYS REV A 3.00 Surface Science SURF SCI 1.78 SOURCE: Thomson ISI Essentially Science Indicators.

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The Future of U.S. Chemistry Research: Benchmarks and Challenges TABLE C-2 Analysis of Hot Papers Cited May 2004-June 2006 by area and subarea (as determined by the panel)   No. of Articles U.S. (%) W. Europe (%) Japan (%) Asia (other) (%) All Other (%) ALL CHEMISTRY 147 45.3 38.4 4.7 2.9 8.7 ANALYTICAL 15 58.8 23.5 5.9 5.9 5.9 Microfluidics and miniaturization 5 16.7 50.0 16.7 0.0 16.7 Molecular/surface imaging 1 0.0 100.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 Proteomics 4 100.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 Detectors and sensors 5 83.3 0.0 0.0 16.7 0.0 Single cell analysis 1 100.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 BIOLOGICAL 15 42.1 42.1 0.0 0.0 15.8 Biocatalysis 2 25.0 50.0 0.0 0.0 25.0 Chemical/structural biology 9 27.3 54.5 0.0 0.0 18.2 In vivo molecular imaging 1 100.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 Nucleic acids and genomics 3 100.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 Signaling pathways 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 ENVIRONMENTAL 7 55.6 33.3 0.0 0.0 11.1 INORGANIC 38 40.0 42.2 2.2 2.2 13.3 Bioinorganic 3 50.0 50.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 Organometallic/ homogeneous catalysis 31 40.5 40.5 2.7 2.7 13.5 Solid state 4 25.0 50.0 0.0 0.0 25.0 Chemistry of main group elements 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 MACROMOLECULES 12 46.2 15.4 15.4 7.7 15.4 Macromolecular synthesis 4 75.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 25.0 Physical characterization and solid state structure 4 75.0 0.0 25.0 0.0 0.0 Supramolecular structure 4 0.0 40.0 20.0 20.0 20.0 Processing and rheology 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 MATERIALS/ NANOSCIENCE 54 59.7 28.4 3.0 4.5 4.5 Biomaterials 5 66.7 0.0 0.0 0.0 33.3 Nanomaterials 13 66.7 33.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 Bionano 7 75.0 0.0 0.0 12.5 12.5 Nanocrystal science/ synthesis/structure 16 48.5 39.4 6.1 6.1 0.0 Self-assembly science 5 80.0 20.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

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The Future of U.S. Chemistry Research: Benchmarks and Challenges   No. of Articles U.S. (%) W. Europe (%) Japan (%) Asia (other) (%) All Other (%) ORGANIC 52 31.7 45.0 11.7 1.7 10.0 Natural products 1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 100.0 Organocatalysis 24 23.1 57.7 19.2 0.0 0.0 Physical organic 8 30.0 40.0 10.0 10.0 10.0 Synthetic organic 46 35.8 45.3 11.3 0.0 7.5 Medicinal chemistry & drug discovery 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 PHYSICAL 18 50.0 43.8 0.0 0.0 6.3 Frontier in high-resolution spectroscopy 3 42.9 57.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 Frontiers in biophysical chemistry 2 50.0 50.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 Frontiers in ultrafast spectroscopy 1 100.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 Heterogeneous catalysis 5 62.5 37.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 Reaction dynamics 2 50.0 50.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 Single molecule imaging and electronics 1 50.0 50.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 Surface and interfaces 4 37.5 37.5 0.0 0.0 25.0 THEORY/COMPUTATION 11 21.4 71.4 0.0 7.1 0.0 Computer-aided chemical discovery 5 33.3 66.7 0.0 0.0 0.0 Electronic structure calculations/basic theory 6 12.5 75.0 0.0 12.5 0.0 Molecular dynamics simulations 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 SOURCE: Thompson ISI Essential Science Indicators (accessed June 22, 2006).