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2012-03-19 05:12:26

Berkeley Lab scientists and their colleagues have discovered an unsuspected way that protons can move among molecules -- revealing new opportunities for research in biology, environmental science, and green chemistry When a proton — the bare nucleus of a hydrogen atom — transfers from one molecule to another, or moves within a molecule, the result is a hydrogen bond, in which the proton and another atom like nitrogen or oxygen share electrons. Conventional wisdom has it that...

2008-07-21 12:01:26

Sanofi-Aventis has announced that it is returning its territory rights to Japan-based Taiho Pharmaceutical for the development and commercialization of the oral anticancer agent S-1. This termination follows the announcement by Taiho Pharmaceutical of the Phase III study results which evaluated the efficacy and safety of the oral anticancer agent S-1 in a multicentric trial in patients with locally advanced gastric cancer. The S-1 is an oral fluorouracil anticancer product that combines...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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