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11 November 2008 - Organic chemistry
The total count in Oseltamivir total synthesis (Tamiflu) as of November 2008 stands at 12 (see earlier post here). The S ....
18 November 2008 - News
Members of any CSI team never venture anywhere without their Kastle-Meyer solution to probe for traces of blood. Althoug ....
22 November 2008 - Basics
Double metallocenes are a class of organometallic compounds in which the cyclopentadienyl ligand in a Cp2M metallocene i ....
26 November 2008 - named reactions
What: The Saucy-Marbet rearrangement Who: G. Saucy & R. Marbet (Hoffmann-La Roche) 1967 (DOI) Why: formation of a b ....
28 November 2008 - Strategies
What: Hydrogen autotransfer. An organic reaction activated by a preliminary hydrogen abstraction step and followed by a ....