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January 30, 2012 Issue

Volume 90, Issue 5
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January 30, 2012 Issue, Vol. 90 | Iss. 5
Seeing some improvement in business, contract manufacturers hope for stability during a period of continuing uncertainty
By Ann M. Thayer
(pp. 12-18)
Features
Science & Technology
Researchers challenge a sensational claim, while others revisit arsenic biochemistry (pp. 42-47)
ACS News
San Diego, March 25–29 (p.57)
Back Issues
 

Cover Story: Custom Chemicals

Sourcing Beyond China And India
Quality issues and rising costs could help shift the pharmaceutical chemical supply base to new emerging markets
(pp. 20-26)
 

News of the Week

A Focus On Manufacturing

State Of The Union: Jobs, clean energy, tax reform top Obama’s election-year agenda
(p.7)

Prostate Cancer Target Analyzed

Molecular Structure: Detailed view of cancer-related cytochrome P450 could aid drug design
(p.8)

Roche Bids To Buy Illumina

Diagnostics: Acquisition would create a leading manufacturer of gene-sequencing instruments
(p.8)

Carbon Crafted Into Membranes

Nanofiltration: New carbon-based materials could improve versatility of ultrathin membranes
(p.9)

Systemic Failures Cited In Lab Death

Report: State investigator alleges safety and training breakdown at UCLA
(p.10)

U.S. Energy Supply And Demand

Forecast: Report predicts growth for domestic oil, gas, and renewables, and a decline for coal
(p.10)

DSM Joins Poet In Biofuels Push

Cellulosic Ethanol: Joint venture targets early profits, multiple locations
(p.11)
 

Departments

Business

News Analysis: ADM’s breakup with Metabolix and their bioplastics venture shows risks of big industrial partners
(pp. 32-33)
Seeing some improvement in business, contract manufacturers hope for stability during a period of continuing uncertainty
(pp. 12-18)
Quality issues and rising costs could help shift the pharmaceutical chemical supply base to new emerging markets
(pp. 20-26)
Proliferation of waterborne products quickens the pace of change in antimicrobial formulations
(pp. 30-31)