May 28, 2007 Issue | Chemical & Engineering News
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May 28, 2007 Issue

Volume 85, Issue 22
May 28, 2007 Issue, Vol. 85 | Iss. 22
Nucleic acid structures become promising drug targets
By Stu Borman
(pp. 12-17)
French refiner promotes petrochemical integration while maintaining specialty chemical portfolio (pp. 21-22)
Government & Policy
Mercury in aging chemical plants could end up in and on the hands of gold miners (pp. 26-29)
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(pp. 46-48)


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(pp. 38-40)

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Nucleic acid structures become promising drug targets
(pp. 12-17)
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(pp. 32-33)
Do journals' rules on prior publication stifle scientific communication?
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