Month: May 2011

Al catalyst for synthesis of biodegradable polymers

Title: Highly Efficient Aluminum-Catalyzed Ring-Opening Polymerization of Cyclic Carbonates, Lactones, and Lactides, Including a Unique Crystallographic Snapshot of an Intermediate  Authors: Jurgen Koller and Robert Bergman Journal: Organometallics Affiliation: Department of Chemistry, University of California, Berkeley Snapshot of Catalysis: The crystal structures of the pre-catalyst (left),…

Stretchable Magnetoelectronics

Title: Stretchable Magnetoelectronics Journal: Nano Letters Authors:  Michael Melzer†, Denys Makarov*†, Alfredo Calvimontes‡, Daniil Karnaushenko†, Stefan Baunack†, Rainer Kaltofen†, Yongfeng Mei§, and Oliver G. Schmidt*† Affiliation: † Institute for Integrative Nanosciences, IFW Dresden, ‡ Leibniz Institute of Polymer Research Dresden, § Department of Materials Science, Fudan University,  Material Systems…

The Crystal Structure of Photosystem II

Title: Crystal Structure of oxygen-evolving photosystem II at a resolution of 1.9 angstroms  Authors: *Yasufumi Umena, +Keisuke Kawakami, +Jian-Ren Shen, and *Nobou Kamiya Journal: Nature Affiliation: *Department of Chemistry, Graduate School of Science, Osaka City University. + Division of Bioscience, Graduate School of Natural Science and…