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Chemistry World, Still In The RBF »

[26 Sep 2010 | 6 Comments | 12,349 views]
Agelastatins A(-F) Pt. 4

This month’s Chemistry World column, posted very much belatedly, is Movassaghi’s syntheses of Agelastatins A-F – the fourth appearance of this family on this blog.  However, this is the first appearance of the journal Chemical Science in these pages – a new all-encompassing journal from the RSC.
As an aside, I think I’ve been writing DOIs for too long now – I’m quite disappointed with the code used for Chemical Science. The relevent code for this paper is 10.1039/c0sc00351d .  What’s C0S about?

Still In The RBF »

[15 Sep 2010 | 29 Comments | 24,666 views]
Caribenol A

Li, Yang, Liu,Han, Yue. JACS, 2010, AOP. DOI: 10.1021/ja106585n
It’s weird how diseases that seemed to belong to Charles Dickens can come back to haunt the modern world – except this time armed against our battery of treatments.  One such beastie is TB, which is something that’s becoming increasingly prevalent in the UK, about 60 years after it had been banished to historical literature.  Coupled with the fact that many other nations have just had to deal with it, and we’ve got a new grant-winning target – something Caribenol A has …