Summarizing recent chemical literature

Attaching small molecules to the Staphylococcus aureus cell wall

A Biosynthetic Strategy for Re-engineering the Staphylococcus aureus Cell Wall with Non-native Small Molecules James W. Nelson, Alexander G. Chamessian, Patrick J. McEnaney, Ryan P. Murelli, Barbara I. Kazmiercak, David … Continue reading

February 27, 2011 · 1 Comment

A synthesis of strychnine by a longest linear sequence of six steps

A synthesis of strychnine by a longest linear sequence of six steps David B. C. Martin and Christopher D. Vanderwal* Department of Chemistry, University of California, Irvine Chemical Science, Advanced … Continue reading

February 26, 2011 · Leave a comment

Distinguishing Between Pathways for Transmetalation in Suzuki-Miyaura Reactions

Distinguishing Between Pathways for Transmetalation in Suzuki-Miyaura Reactions Brad P. Carrow and John F. Hartwig* J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2011, 133, 2116. The Suzuki-Miyaura cross-coupling reaction (Fig. 1) is definitely … Continue reading

February 26, 2011 · Leave a comment

Activating efficient phosphorescence from purely organic materials by crystal design

Journal: Nature Chemistry Authors: Onas Bolton, Kangwon Lee, Hyong-Jun Kim, Kevin Y. Lin, and Jinsang Kim Affiliation: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor Phosphorescent materials, those which emit light long after … Continue reading

February 22, 2011 · Leave a comment

Trinuclear Copper Complex

Title: Trinucleating Copper: Synthesis and Magnetostructural Characterization of Complexes Supported by a Hexapyridyl 1,3,5-Triarylbenzene Ligand Authors: Emily Y. Tsui, Dr. Michael W. Day, Prof. Theodor Agapie Journal: Angewandte Chemie International Edition … Continue reading

February 18, 2011 · Leave a comment

Cu(II) coordination in Proteins

Coordination Features and Affinity of the Cu2+ site in the alpha-Synuclein Protein of Parkinson’s Disease Dudzik, C.G.; Walter, E.D. and Millhauser, G.L. Biochemistry ASAP Alpha-synuclein proteins, concentrated in neurons in … Continue reading

February 17, 2011 · Leave a comment

MRI agent for imaging myelin

Title: A Myelin-Specific Contrast Agent for Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Myelination Journal: Journal of the American Chemical Society Authors: Luca Frullano*, Changning Wang*, Robert H. Miller**, and Yanming Wang* Affiliation: … Continue reading

February 14, 2011 · 2 Comments

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