Researchers have found a way to make methoxyterephthalic acid, a precursor to commonly used plastics, from sawdust.
Tag: organic synthesis
Detergents are for more than washing dishes
Studying membrane-bound proteins requires stabilizing their structure outside of the membrane – otherwise they fall apart. But our analytical techniques have not risen to the challenge. Sadaf et al. pushes us forward by developing novel detergents for stabilizing membrane proteins.