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Contents: Journal of Chemical Research, Volume 38, Issue No.9, September, 2014

Posted on 30. September, 2014.

The Journal of Chemical Research is a monthly journal which has a broad international authorship and publishes research papers and reviews in all branches of experimental chemistry. Established in 1977 as a joint venture by the British, French and German chemical societies it maintains the high standards set by the founding societies.

Simple conversion of thiols to disulfides in EtOH under ambient conditions without using any catalyst or additive

Posted on 10. March, 2014.

The chemistry of disulfides is a topic of high interest owing to their usefulness in chemical industry as well as for laboratory synthesis. The most notable application of disulfides is acting as operationally friendly thiolating reagents as well as precursors for sulfones/sulfoxides synthesis. 

Science Reviews Books

Posted on 5. March, 2014.

Science Reviews 2000 Ltd recently published the widely praised book, UCL Chemistry Department 1828-1974 by Professor Alwyn Davies and Professor Peter Garratt.



Platinum anticancer drugs and photochemotherapeutic agents: recent advances and future developments

Posted on 3. March, 2014.

Platinum-based chemotherapeutic drugs such as cisplatin, carboplatin and oxaliplatin are widely applied for the treatment of various types of tumours. Over the last few decades, a large variety of Pt(II) and Pt(IV) complexes have been developed to improve the applicability in a wider spectrum of cancers, increase their therapeutic window and reduce the dose-limiting side effects.

Contents: Science Progress  Volume 97 Number 1 2014

Posted on 3. March, 2014.

Science Progress commissions world authorities to contribute articles on the most interesting, important and meaningful topics - ranging from cosmology to the environment, and publishes occasional issues on specific topics.

Chemical speciation and fractionation of metals in wine - free content

Posted on 28. February, 2014.

The analysis of metals in wines is of great importance for authenticity purposes and quality control. The elements can influence the wine-making process or change its taste and quality.

Science Reviews 2000 has a new Facebook page

Posted on 28. February, 2014.

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  Endangered Avian Species Captive Propagation - Free Content

Posted on 27. February, 2014.

Bird species, like plants and other animals are facing an unprecedented decline. Captive breeding as a conservation tool can be used as a substitute for wild populations in research and education, to provide demographic and genetic reservoirs for reinforcing or founding wild populations, and as a last resort for species that have no immediate opportunity for survival in nature.

Gastrointestinal Diseases of Napoleon in Saint Helena: causes of death

Posted on 26. February, 2014.

One hundred and eighty one years after the death of Napoleon I, the circumstances of his death remain very controversial. Until relatively recently, it was assumed that he had died of stomach cancer. This diagnosis was essentially supported by the data in the remarkable autopsy performed and reported by his last doctor in Saint Helena, Francesco Antommarchi.