Monthly Archives: March 2008

Dexamethasone Banned Substance

Russian biathlete Tatiana Moiseeva tested positive for the banned drug dexamethasone (dex), according to a recent report from news agency Allsport. The news was followed up by CNN, which mentioned little of the drug’s activity. Dexamethasone is a fluorinated corticosteroid …

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Gingko Biloba Controversy

The structure of an active component of herbal remedy Gingko biloba is causing controversy among chemists apparently related to InChI strings and such matters. Structural controversies may become a moot point given recent research that seems to suggest that one …

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