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October 25, 2004 Issue

Volume 82, Issue 43
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October 25, 2004 Issue, Vol. 82 | Iss. 43
New therapies targeting hormone in the gut promise more benefits than existing drugs and show potential for regenerating beta cells
By LOUISA WRAY DALTON, C&EN WASHINGTON
(pp. 59-67)
Features
Science & Technology
Molecule's amide groups transfer structural cues across 22 bonds 
Science & Technology
Imaging techniques follow movements of biomolecules and other structures in cells (pp. 48-51)
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DOMINO-EFFECT STEREOCONTROL

Molecule's amide groups transfer structural cues across 22 bonds
(p.12)

ALTERING A TREATY

Libya wants to convert an old weapons plant into one that makes drugs
(p.13)

HUMAN GENE COUNT PARED DOWN AGAIN

Reanalysis finds there are just 20,000 to 25,000 human genes
(p.15)

SIMILAR MEDICINES, DIFFERENT MESSAGE

Pfizer adds to the COX-2 inhibitor debate with a warning and a clinical trial
(p.15)

THIN IS IN FOR GRAPHITE FILMS

Superslim carbon sheets could be components in electronic devices
(p.16)
 

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Biochemistry researchers remembered for pioneering studies of glucose metabolism
(pp. 69-70)
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Government & Policy

Report requested by the President discounts arms threat, undercuts rationale for war
(pp. 40-44)
Workshop examines whether voluntary actions or mandatory regulations are best for environment
(pp. 45-46)
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Science & Technology

New therapies targeting hormone in the gut promise more benefits than existing drugs and show potential for regenerating beta cells
(pp. 59-67)
NEW SOFTWARE AND WEBSITES FOR THE CHEMICAL ENTERPRISE
(p.57)
Imaging techniques follow movements of biomolecules and other structures in cells
(pp. 48-51)
Chemists gather in Portugal to advance artificial molecular machines, supramolecular chemistry
(pp. 52-55)
Experience shows you don't have to be a chemist to win the Nobel Prize in Chemistry
(p.56)

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