I confess to having been quite inactive here lately. Lots of things to manage these days. But, I have certainly not given up writing!
Nature Chem. 2013, 5, 79 (DOI: 10.1038/nchem.1553)
Alternatively, if you can’t make it through their pay wall, Nature Publishing Group kindly presents the whole [...]
Aldehydes to esters in one step. Palladium catalyzed. Acetone(!) as the oxidant. Brilliant on so many levels.
Org. Lett. 2013, ASAP (DOI: 10.1021/ol303298g)
I admire their honesty about the fact that the stumbled upon this protocol when identifying byproducts from other planned reactions, and then realized [...]
It just struck me. There has never been a chemistry genius. You can quote me on that, but don’t
get me wrong and please do read the entire post first.
Amazing discoveries in chemistry have been made, are being made and will be made. Chemistry has
so far given us penicillin that has [...]
This recent mini-review neither has a written nor a graphical abstract (at least not at the time of writing), but its kick-ass title forced me to download and check it out.
M. McLaughlin, S. Paul, A. Remirez, P. Richardson, J. M. Muhuhi, A. Zlota, J. Knight
“Some Items of Interest to Process R & [...]