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February 12, 2007 Issue

Volume 85, Issue 7
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February 12, 2007 Issue, Vol. 85 | Iss. 7
Custom chemical manufacturers face roadblocks to prosperity in a shifting landscape of suppliers and pharmaceutical customers
By Ann M. Thayer
(pp. 21-34)
Features
Business
Biodiesel has joined the mix of products that the chemical industry makes (pp. 53-55)
Science & Technology
Some mechanistic enzymologists go over to the protein function side (pp. 70-74)
Back Issues
 

Cover Story: For Better Or Worse

Making Metathesis Work
Commercially available metathesis catalysts may help a powerful synthesis tool move into drug manufacturing
(pp. 37-47)
 

News of the Week

2008 R&D Budget Has Few Changes

President proposes continuation of last year's initiatives in science, energy
(p.15)

Eliminating PFOA

DuPont technologies will remove most of the pollutant from fluorinated products.
(p.17)

Undoing Brain Damage

Neurological disease: Treatment cures mice of Rett syndrome
(p.18)
 

Departments

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Government & Policy

Texas city tracks stream pollution to sealant, then bans coal-tar-based coating
(pp. 61-66)
The growing dominance of women at graduation ceremonies is starting to filter up through the workforce with profound impact, but it's a slow process
(p.67)

Books

Book outlines alternative career paths for chemists
(pp. 82-84)

Science & Technology

Commercially available metathesis catalysts may help a powerful synthesis tool move into drug manufacturing
(pp. 37-47)
Some mechanistic enzymologists go over to the protein function side
(pp. 70-74)
Experts ponder how best to prevent and respond to scientific misconduct as three Japanese cases conclude
(pp. 76-79)
Two-step process leads to new class of polymers from bulky 1,2-disubstituted ethylenes
(pp. 80-81)

Newscripts

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