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Review of the month: Advances in Multicomponent Reactions
July 1, 2010

Multicomponent reactions (MCRs) are chemical transformations in which three or more reactants form a product derived from all of the inputs….

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Good Reviews on Flow Chemistry
April 1, 2010

We have selected some sources covering the topic of this issue. First we have selected a special issue from the Organic…

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Review of the month: Meldrum’s acid
March 1, 2010

Meldrum’s acid is the trivial name for 2,2-dimethyl-1,3-dioxane-4,6-dione; this amazingly simple, symmetric molecule is a very interesting starting material for many…

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Review of the month: Coupling of heteroarene C-H bonds
January 1, 2010

In several issues of this newsletter, we have included several papers on the topic of the C–-H direct functionalization. There has…

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Review of the month: Libraries survey
October 1, 2009

Some things take their time. In this case, the thing is an extensive survey of the medicinal chemistry libraries published in…

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Review of the month: Research and development in the 21st century
May 1, 2009

In the last six months, the pharmaceutical industry has seen three acquisitions: Pfizer eats Wyeth, Merck eats Schering-Plough, and Roche eats…

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Review of the month: Two for one
March 1, 2009

This month we have had many options for this section. Finally, we could not make our minds and we have chosen…

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Review of the month: Cross Coupling
January 1, 2009

The development of cross-coupling reactions is one of the most innovative fields in Synthetic Organic Chemistry. The advances in recent years…

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Review of the month: Pressure chemistry
November 1, 2008

The influence of pressure in the outcome of chemical reactions is one of those factors that are mentioned in organic chemistry…

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Review of the month: Coinage metals
September 1, 2008

Coinage metals are probably an intriguing title for most of us. What does that mean? To put it briefly, it refers…

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