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2014-05-28 08:44:27

Researchers at ITbM, Nagoya University developed a new nickel catalyst with a "Kabuto-like" structure that was found to catalyze the cross-coupling reaction between carbonyl compounds and readily available phenol derivatives, to form alpha-arylketones, which are found in many biologically active compounds (Kabuto = a helmet worn by Japanese samurai).

2013-09-12 23:30:59

Polyolefin CatSyn Reactor Enables Users to Synthesize 16 Catalysts Per Day and Safely Handle Corrosive Agents Sunnyvale, CA (PRWEB) September 12, 2013

2013-06-20 23:28:15

Industrial palladium-copper catalysts change their structures before they get to work, already during the activation process.

2011-11-02 21:29:29

Research carried out at Boston College, in collaboration with scientists at MIT and the University of Oxford, has led to the development of an efficient and highly selective catalyst for ring-closing olefin metathesis, one of the most widely used reactions in chemical synthesis.

2011-07-05 08:00:00

DES PLAINES, Ill., July 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- UOP LLC, a Honeywell (NYSE: HON) company, announced today that China's Wison (Nanjing) Clean Energy Company Ltd. has selected UOP technology to convert methanol into building blocks for chemical products at an existing coal chemical complex in China.

2011-03-23 21:44:10

A new catalytic chemical method for the synthesis of a large and important class of carbon-carbon double bonds has been developed by scientists from Boston College and MIT, the team reports in the journal Nature.

2010-10-10 22:03:00

SHANGHAI, Oct. 10 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- WuXi PharmaTech (NYSE: WX), a leading pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device research and development outsourcing company with operations in China and the United States, today extended its congratulations to Dr. Richard Heck, Dr.

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2010-06-22 08:08:38

If concerns for global climate change and ever-increasing costs weren’t enough, the disastrous Gulf oil spill makes an even more compelling case for the development of transportation fuels that are renewable, can be produced in a sustainable fashion, and do not put the environment at risk.

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2010-05-10 08:28:16

New details about the Piers catalyst will help chemical industry improve products.

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2009-09-25 05:44:48

Best view yet of catalyst used for energy and environment applications suggests tricks to improve performance.


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