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Slinn Pickings – Chemistry News – Issue 50

Cardiff study suggests targeted treatment for leukaemia group – Antibody-directed chemotherapy offers improved survival to particular sub-groups of leukaemia sufferers, a Cardiff University-led study has found. The findings suggest that the treatment may be effective for the majority of younger …

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A new batch of ten Slinn Pickings

Sterility in frogs caused by environmental pharmaceutical progestogens – Frogs appear to be very sensitive to progestogens, a kind of pharmaceutical that is released into the environment. Female tadpoles that swim in water containing a specific progestogen, levonorgestrel, are subject …

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Chemistry news as a ten pack: Slinn Pickings

U of Alberta researcher discovers potential cancer therapy target – One of the most important genes in the human genome is called p53 and its function is to suppress tumours, according to Roger Leng, a researcher in the Faculty of …

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10 chemical hits: Slinn Pickings

Nanonets give rust a boost as agent in water splitting’s hydrogen harvest – Coating a lattice of tiny wires called Nanonets with iron oxide – known more commonly as rust – creates an economical and efficient platform for the process …

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Top ten chemical picks: Slinn Pickings

Math may help calculate way to find new drugs for diseases – Using mathematical concepts, Princeton researchers have developed a method of discovering new drugs for a range of diseases by calculating which physical properties of biological molecules may predict …

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Slinn Pickings: latest chemical news

Cells as test tubes – Chemists have used living cells as test tubes to carry out chemical reactions never before seen within living cells Flu breakthrough promises a vaccine to kill all strains – Scientists at Oxford University have successfully …

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