Issue Date: July 29, 2013
When you pop a prescription medicine into your mouth, chances are pretty good that the active ingredient derives its healing power from a chiral amine unit in the molecular structure. This fact may not interest you because you’re probably focused on getting well or preventing getting sick. But to the chemists behind the scenes, the fact that up to 45% of all the molecules they are developing into drugs contain a chiral amine is a . . .
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