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Contents: Journal of Chemical Research , Volume 42, Issue No.12 December 2018

Posted on 11. December, 2018.

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.

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Nest Construction and Function 2012

Posted on 24. January, 2012.

The first international conference to focus on the many aspects of nest construction and function in birds will take place in Lincoln in September 2012. Organised by Charles Deeming, Editor in Chief of Avian Biology Research, the conference will form the basis of a future special issue.

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RSC President Professor David Phillips receives CBE in Queen's New Year's honours list

Posted on 5. January, 2012.

Commenting on the announcement, Professor Phillips said today: "I am delighted and honoured to accept the CBE for services to chemistry."

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Contents: Journal Of Chemical Research Volume 35 Issue 12 2011

Posted on 3. January, 2012.

This journal is covered by the following secondary information sources: Chemical Abstracts, Current Contents, Current Abstracts of Chemistry/Index Chemicus, Current Chemical Reactions, Current Bibliography on Science and Technology, Science Citation Index, Bulletin Signalétique, Referativnyi Zhurnal and ChemInform.

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Why do birds have different coloured eggs?

Posted on 23. December, 2011.

Modern reptiles invariably have white eggs. But the evolution of birds has led to a spectacular array of coloured and patterned eggshells. Avian Biology Research looks at what role these colours play in the reproductive biology of birds.

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Contents: Avian Biology Research Volume 4 Issue 4 2011

Posted on 22. December, 2011.

Avian Biology Research, formerly Avian & Poultry Biology Reviews, has adopted a new and exciting vision for publication of ornithological research in the 21st Century.

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Chemical Speciation and Bioavailability Indexes

Posted on 21. December, 2011.

The entire Author and Article Indexes for Chemical Speciation and Bioavailability ever since its inception 23 years ago are now available. The subjects range from “Absorption of metal ions by Eichhornia crassipes”  to “Wound tissue concentration of essential elements and healing of leg ulcers in Sri Lankan patients”: in fact,  a whole world of environmental issues are covered.

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The mechanism of the reaction of the Tollens reagent

Posted on 21. December, 2011.

The Tollens test for aldehydes has been used for over 100 years but no reason has been given for adding sodium hydroxide to the silver nitrate before the solution is cleared with ammonia. In this paper, a mechanism is proposed which explains why the addition of alkali makes the test much more sensitive.

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Atomic evidence: the foundations of structural molecular biology

Posted on 19. December, 2011.

David S. Goodsell is an Associate Professor of Molecular Biology at the Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, CA, USA (E-mail: In his research, he develops computational tools to study the basic principles of biomolecular structure and function. He is author of the Molecule of the Month at the Protein Data Bank, which presents the structure and function of a new protein each month. His illustrated books ‘‘The Machinery of Life’’ and ‘‘Our Molecular Nature’’ explore biological molecules and their diverse roles within living cells, and his book ‘‘Bionanotechnology: Lessons from Nature’’ presents the growing connections between biology and nanotechnology.

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