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August 8, 2005 Issue

Volume 83, Issue 32
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August 8, 2005 Issue, Vol. 83 | Iss. 32
Recent progress in arrays, functional analysis, and synthetic techniques is helping to make carbohydrates better understood and more useful
By Stu Borman, C&EN Washington
(pp. 41-50)
Features
Science & Technology
Antigene agents target DNA sequence specifically at transcription start sites 
Science & Technology
Italian team is investigating the basis for ceria's capabilities as a catalyst and catalyst support (pp. 37-38)
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(p.15)

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(p.16)

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Energy & Commerce Committee holds hearing on draft of bill to reauthorize agency
(pp. 28-30)
Critics charge that shortcomings in TSCA handcuff EPA's efforts to protect public health
(pp. 32-34)
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Science & Technology

Recent progress in arrays, functional analysis, and synthetic techniques is helping to make carbohydrates better understood and more useful
(pp. 41-50)
TECHNOLOGY AND BUSINESS NEWS FOR THE LABORATORY WORLD
(p.39)
Italian team is investigating the basis for ceria's capabilities as a catalyst and catalyst support
(pp. 37-38)

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