In 2012 Molecules started to award an annual price to recognize outstanding papers related to synthetic organic chemistry and natural product chemistry that meet the high standards of this journal. We are pleased to announce the second “Molecules Best Paper Award” for 2013. Nominations were solicited from the Editorial Board members, with all papers published in 2009 eligible for consideration.
1st prize: Thomas J. Schmidt, Amal M. M. Nour, Sami A. Khalid, Marcel Kaiser and Reto Brun
Quantitative Structure—Antiprotozoal Activity Relationships of Sesquiterpene Lactones
2nd prize: Sebastian Jäger, Holger Trojan, Thomas Kopp, Melanie N. Laszczyk and Armin Scheffler
Pentacyclic Triterpene Distribution in Various Plants—Rich Sources for a New Group of Multi-Potent Plant Extracts
3rd prize: Linghua Meng, Yves F. Lozano, Emile M. Gaydou and Bin Li
Antioxidant Activities of Polyphenols Extracted from Perilla frutescens Varieties
1st prize: Barbara Vu, Miao Chen, Russell J. Crawford and Elena P. Ivanova
Bacterial Extracellular Polysaccharides Involved in Biofilm Formation
2nd prize: Ichiro Minami
Ionic Liquids in Tribology
For more details, please refer to the Editorial by Dr. Derek J. McPhee, Editor-in-Chief of Molecules.
Earlier Editions of the Award