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Chemical & Engineering News Senior Editor Carmen Drahl and Associate Editor Sophia Cai explain the chemistry behind SPF, so you don't get burned, in the latest video of “Speaking of Chemistry”.

 
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May 30, 2011 Issue

Volume 89, Issue 22
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May 30, 2011 Issue, Vol. 89 | Iss. 22
Small firms develop better peptide drug candidates to expand this pharmaceutical class and attract big pharma partners
By Ann M. Thayer
(pp. 13-20)
Features
Government & Policy
Recent failure of UN talks raises concerns over likelihood of success of efforts to create a green economy (pp. 39-41)
Science & Technology
More than 30 years after his death, a selection of R. B. Woodward’s notes on conducting materials is published (pp. 46-49)
Back Issues
 

Cover Story: Improving Peptides

Making Peptides At Large Scale
Efficient synthesis is helping to renew interest in the peptide drug market
(pp. 21-25)
 

News of the Week

Ubiquitins In Four-Part Harmony

Biomacromolecular Synthesis: Tetraubiquitin is the longest protein made chemically
(p.7)

Streamlining Regulation

Government: Agencies offer plans for cutting costs, paperwork for businesses
(p.8)

Vertex Hepatitis Drug Is Approved

Pharmaceuticals: Stage is set for a heated competition between Vertex and Merck
(p.8)

Metals Recycling Falls Short

Sustainability: Recycling rates must rise to conserve, maintain resources, UN report says
(p.9)

Star Power

TSCA Reform: Jessica Alba joins push to revise federal chemical law
(p.10)

Watery Magma From The Moon

Moon's Origin: High levels of water found in ancient lunar magma bubbles add twist to giant-impact theory
(p.10)
 

Departments

ACS News

Chemistry professor Vasile Gutsanu has lived through Soviet and independent rule
(p.59)
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Government & Policy

Recent failure of UN talks raises concerns over likelihood of success of efforts to create a green economy
(pp. 39-41)
Senators question cost, lack of applications for greenhouse gas storage plans
(p.42)
An advocate for mentoring young organic chemists will retire from NIH this month
(p.43)
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Science & Technology

Efficient synthesis is helping to renew interest in the peptide drug market
(pp. 21-25)
Small firms develop better peptide drug candidates to expand this pharmaceutical class and attract big pharma partners
(pp. 13-20)
More than 30 years after his death, a selection of R. B. Woodward’s notes on conducting materials is published
(pp. 46-49)
Historical analysis of inflated yield and purity data in organic synthesis papers points to pressure to produce high-impact results
(pp. 50-52)
Scientists use various ways to strengthen immune response to carbohydrate cancer antigens
(pp. 53-57)

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