Copyright © 2004 American Chemical Society
 

April 5, 2004 Issue

Volume 82, Issue 14
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April 5, 2004 Issue, Vol. 82 | Iss. 14
By MICHAEL MCCOY, C&EN NORTHEAST NEWS BUREAU
(pp. 33-46)
Features
Business
Lyondell will completely own Equistar, diversify into titanium dioxide 
Science & Technology
British program aims to embed sustainability in thinking and practice of chemical sciences (pp. 58-61)
Back Issues
 

Cover Story: PHARMA OUTSOURCING

SINGLES GOING STEAD
CASE STUDY #1 The Allos-Hovione relationship, now eight years old, is about to yield a commercial product
(pp. 34-36)
KILLING STAPH TOGETHER
CASE STUDY #2 Start-up Biosynexus places fermentation project in newly started Avecia facility
REDESIGNING DRUGS
CASE STUDY #3 ARYx turned to Ultrafine to scale up its safer versions of troubled pharmaceuticals
A FRUITFUL COMBINATION
CASE STUDY #4 Merck-ChemBridge relationship dates to beginnings of combichem revolution
(pp. 45-46)
 

News of the Week

LYONDELL TO MERGE WITH MILLENNIUM

Lyondell will completely own Equistar, diversify into titanium dioxide
(p.11)

CHEMISTS GATHER IN ANAHEIM

Spring national meeting draws more than 13,000 scientists
(p.12)

SOUP-TO-NUTS DNA ANALYSIS

Sample preparation, amplification, and detection on a single microfluidic device
(p.13)

OLAH WINS 2005 PRIESTLEY MEDAL

Nobel Laureate's research driven by questions of future global energy
(p.14)

AMGEN BUYS INTO TOP BIOTECH HUB

$1.3 billion acquisition of Tularik to boost biotech major's pipeline
(p.15)

WTC CLEANUP REVISITED

Panel advises EPA how to determine if apartments were recontaminated
(p.15)

PARSONS AWARD TO MARYE ANNE FOX

ACS honors North Carolina State chancellor for outstanding service
(p.16)
 

Departments

Business

London-based MET applies membrane system to fine chemicals separations
CDMA meeting examines use of new growth techniques to jump-start business development
(pp. 26-27)
Young Ph.D. chemist agrees to work for obscure Chinese producer of silane coupling agents
(pp. 29-30)
Problems with the North American Industry Classification System have grown
(pp. 31-32)
CASE STUDY #1 The Allos-Hovione relationship, now eight years old, is about to yield a commercial product
(pp. 34-36)
CASE STUDY #2 Start-up Biosynexus places fermentation project in newly started Avecia facility
CASE STUDY #3 ARYx turned to Ultrafine to scale up its safer versions of troubled pharmaceuticals
CASE STUDY #4 Merck-ChemBridge relationship dates to beginnings of combichem revolution
(pp. 45-46)
(pp. 33-46)

ACS News

Kids love these teaching aides, but some in the science community aren't so sure about them
(pp. 71-73)
(p.78)

Books

(pp. 74-75)

Education

Visa hurdles prompt international students to pursue chemistry graduate studies elsewhere
(pp. 67-70)

Science & Technology

British program aims to embed sustainability in thinking and practice of chemical sciences
(pp. 58-61)
Method combines mass spectrometry and database searching to characterize histones
(pp. 62-63)
Serendipitous chemical discovery and a bright idea led to a new product that is ubiquitous
(p.64)

Newscripts

(p.88)

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