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March 24, 2014 Issue

Volume 92, Issue 12
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March 24, 2014 Issue, Vol. 92 | Iss. 12
Human genetic studies point drugmakers to a specific sodium channel target for painkillers
By Bethany Halford
(pp. 10-14)
Features
Government & Policy
President Obama’s 2015 R&D budget request doesn’t keep up with inflation (pp. 26-29)
Science & Technology
In a typical day, process chemists select reagents, pore over synthetic routes, think about safety, and manage costs (pp. 30-33)
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Science & Technology

Human genetic studies point drugmakers to a specific sodium channel target for painkillers
(pp. 10-14)
Biosynthetic protein may steer a reaction after the transition state to home in on a single natural product
(pp. 34-35)
In a typical day, process chemists select reagents, pore over synthetic routes, think about safety, and manage costs
(pp. 30-33)