Editorial

covid thoughts
A time for reflection
mayo 15, 2020

In GalChimia, as part of the MedChem community, we feel this could be a good time to reflect and share some thoughts about the COVID-19 situation.

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The state of organic synthesis
marzo 4, 2020

Gaich et al. have recently reported the total synthesis of an extremely complicated molecule, canataxpropellane. We thus wonder, have we reached the limits of synthetic complexity?

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chemical elements
Chemical elements and stardust
noviembre 28, 2019

It’s time to talk about the chemical elements that fill the periodic table. Have you ever wondered why we have so many (or so few) elements? Keep reading!

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Rule of Five
Twenty years of the Rule of Five
noviembre 13, 2019

The Rule of Five has had a remarkable effect on drug discovery strategies; twenty years on, the history of this set of rules can be described as both influential and controversial.

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A Nobel medal for lithium
octubre 31, 2019

The Chemistry Nobel Prize has been awarded to John B. Goodenough, M. Stanley Whittingham, and Akira Yoshino for the development of lithium-ion batteries.

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Biostimulants
A European market for biostimulants
octubre 1, 2019

The European Union becomes the first governing body in the world to recognize plant biostimulants as a distinct category of agricultural inputs.

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Spanish biotech sector
The Spanish biotech sector is stronger than ever
septiembre 23, 2019

This document includes the most relevant data on the evolution of the sector, as compiled by the Spanish Statistical Office and further analyzed by Asebio.

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Periodic table
Shapes of the periodic table
septiembre 16, 2019

The chemical elements can be arranged in many different ways, and here we show you some of our favorite designs.

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Another medium molecule hits the market
agosto 8, 2019

Bremelanotide (commercialized as Vyleesi) has recently been approved by the FDA for the treatment of low sexual desire in women.

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Periodic table
150 years of love
agosto 1, 2019

2019 is the International Year of the Periodic Table, an initiative by the IUPAC with support from the UNESCO.

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