Acta Crystallographica Section C: Structural Chemistry is continuing its transition to a journal that publishes exciting science with structural content, in particular, important results relating to the chemical sciences. Section C is the journal of choice for the rapid publication of articles that highlight interesting research facilitated by the determination, calculation or analysis of structures of any type, other than macromolecular structures. Articles that emphasize the science and the outcomes that were enabled by the study are particularly welcomed. Authors are encouraged to include mainstream science in their papers, thereby producing manuscripts that are substantial scientific well-rounded contributions that appeal to a broad community of readers and increase the profile of the authors.

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Acta Crystallographica Section C is planning special issues on The Structural Chemistry of Homogeneous and Heterogeneous Catalysts and NMR Crystallography. Full details are available on the special issues page and in the recent Editorial.

Also, a virtual issue featuring Coordination polymers, with an introduction by Len Barbour, was published in July 2014.

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Keywords: chemical reactions and mechanisms; computational chemistry; coordination polymers; hydrogen bonding and weak interactions; inorganics and minerals; ionic liquids; liquid crystals; molecular recognition; nanostructures; natural products; NMR crystallography; organic polymers; pharmaceutical compounds; polymorphs; powder diffraction; solid-state organic chemistry; structure and spectroscopy; supramolecular chemistry

`Acta is intended to offer a central place for publication and discussion of all research in this vast and ever-expanding field. It borders, naturally, on pure physics, chemistry, biology, mineralogy, technology and also on mathematics, but is distinguished by being concerned with the methods and results of investigating the arrangement of atoms in matter, particularly when that arrangement has regular features.'

Paul P. Ewald, Acta Crystallographica (1948), 1, 2.

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