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November 29, 2010 Issue

Volume 88, Issue 48
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November 29, 2010 Issue, Vol. 88 | Iss. 48
Crowded conditions such as those in cells can affect proteins’ structure, function, and activity
By Celia Henry Arnaud
(pp. 9-13)
Features
Business
Europe's Chemical Industry approaches first registration deadline and readies for more (pp. 15-17)
Government & Policy
FDA faces conflicting views on how to develop drug approval pathway (pp. 25-27)
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News of the Week

Yeast Ribosome Structure Solved

Crystallography: Details of translation machinery could help elucidate mechanism, regulation
(p.5)

Low-Octane Climate Talks

Negotiations: Meeting in Mexico expected to produce only modest agreements
(p.6)

Merck Advances Cholesterol Drugs

Clinical Trials: Positive new data for both Vytorin and anacetrapib
(p.6)

Blast At Chinese Plant Kills Four

Coal Chemicals: Facility made polyvinyl chloride via the acetylene process
(p.7)

Gulf Spill Burns Posed Little Risk To Health

Gulf Spill: Researchers estimate that surface slick burns produced very low levels of cancer-causing dioxins
(p.7)

In Search Of Cysteines

Chemical Biology: New technique finds superreactive cysteines in proteins
(p.8)

Roche Decision Reverbates

Pharmaceuticals: Drug firm’s exit from RNAi space hits Alnylam, Tekmira
(p.8)
 

Departments

Business

Europe's Chemical Industry approaches first registration deadline and readies for more
(pp. 15-17)
NCI’s small-business program moves beyond its typical grants to help companies find partners
(pp. 18-20)
AMRI hopes to rebound following setbacks in its Pharma Services Expansion in 2010
(pp. 21-23)
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Government & Policy

FDA faces conflicting views on how to develop drug approval pathway
(pp. 25-27)
Republicans’ stance on global-warming science suggests a rough road ahead for researchers
(pp. 30-31)

Books

Introducing a field of chemistry that is constantly evolving
(pp. 38-39)
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Science & Technology

Crowded conditions such as those in cells can affect proteins’ structure, function, and activity
(pp. 9-13)
Chemists are taking to web tools to fulfill ‘broader impact’ requirement in NSF grants
(pp. 34-35)
RNA with less than perfect complementarity blocks expression of Huntington’s Disease gene sequence
(p.36)
Click-chemistry technique provides a nontoxic way to visualize biomolecules on cell surfaces in vivo
(p.37)

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