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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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Yet more chemistry news

New method takes snapshots of proteins as they fold – Scientists have invented a way to ‘watch’ proteins fold — in less than thousandths of a second — into the elaborate twisted shapes that determine their function. LED products billed …

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A chemical decathlon: Slinn Pickings

Atom-thick sheets unlock future technologies – A new way of splitting layered materials, similar to graphite, into sheets of material just one atom thick could lead to revolutionary new electronic and energy storage technologies. ‘Cornell dots’ that light up cancer …

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Slinn Pickings: Crystal clear

Three-dimensional atomic imaging of crystalline nanoparticles – Researchers report the 3D reconstruction of a complex crystalline nanoparticle at atomic resolution. Drug discovery: A question of library design – Two approaches have emerged for creating libraries of compounds for use in …

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