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11 June 2008 - InorgChem
White phosphorous (P4) is a very reactive and pyrophoric chemical. To shield it from oxygen it is stored in water. This ....
12 June 2008 - Molecular Engineering
Taiwanese researchers have demonstrated a novel synthetic molecular brake , one of the components in the arsenal of mol ....
15 June 2008 - OrgChem
Mauro Panunzio is showcasing his azadiene hetero-Diels-Alder protocol with the synthesis of antidepressant Venlafaxine ( ....
16 June 2008 - Oseltamivir part II
It is Oseltamivir total synthesis rush-hour this year with rendition number 7 (see earlier post on number 6) this time f ....
19 June 2008 - Space invasion
The Murchison meteorite is making headlines ever since it plummeted to earth on 28 September 1969. A whole host of organ ....
20 June 2008 - reactive intermediates
A German/American/Hungarian team has recently isolated hydroxymethylene (HOCH), a singlet carbene and formaldehyde tauto ....
25 June 2008 - updated 15 November
The lab of carbene pioneer Guy Bertrand recently unveiled a novel homogeneous hydroamination involving ammonia (Lavallo ....