Latest Persistent carbene Stories
Chemists at the University of California, Riverside have accomplished in the lab what until now was considered impossible: transform a family of compounds which are acids into bases.
Guy Bertrand's lab shows metal-free 'abnormal N-heterocyclic carbenes' are stable, allowing their use in numerous catalytic chemical reactions.
Chemists at the University of California, Riverside have synthesized a new class of carbenes â€“ molecules that have unusual carbon atoms â€“ that is expected to have wide applications in the pharmaceutical industry, ultimately resulting in a reduction in the price of drugs.
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