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April 11, 2011 Issue

Volume 89, Issue 15
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April 11, 2011 Issue, Vol. 89 | Iss. 15
After a frenzy to develop better and more selective PI3K inhibitors, companies now must figure out how to use them in cancer patients
By Lisa M. Jarvis
(pp. 15-19)
Features
Business
Strong Asian growth has reinvigorated the global petrochemical industry (pp. 22-23)
Government & Policy
U.S. seeks to secure deadly pathogens to prevent their use in bioterror attacks (pp. 30-32)
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Solvay To Buy France’s Rhodia

Specialty Chemicals: $4.8 billion acquisition will create a global powerhouse
(p.9)

Carbenes Map Protein Surface

Structural Biology: Highly reactive species nonselectively label amino acids
(p.10)

Government Stalls

Congress: Partisan struggle to set the fiscal 2011 federal budget moves agencies toward closing
(p.10)

Safer Carbonylations

Synthesis: New approach could ease small-scale carbon monoxide reactions
(p.11)

Congress Splits On EPA CO2 Bill

Climate Change: Senate blocks, House backs legislation to ban EPA controls on greenhouse gases
(p.12)

New Route To Graphene Devices

Nanoelectronics: Procedure draws on industry-compatible methods and materials
(p.12)
 

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Science & Technology

After a frenzy to develop better and more selective PI3K inhibitors, companies now must figure out how to use them in cancer patients
(pp. 15-19)
Paleochemistry: Resurrected enzyme reveals sophisticated mechanism of action
(p.34)
Imaging: Biobased label enables scientists to pinpoint proteins in cells, tissues
(p.34)
First enantioselective synthesis of nutlin-3 could lead to analogs for cancer studies
(p.41)