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Carl Roth GmbH + Co. KG, Germany

Carl Roth, the expert consultation for labware, life science and chemicals for more than 138 years. With around 30,000 articles available and a round-the-clock delivery service within Germany, we are the partner that research, scientific and technical laboratories can rely on. Furthermore, we devel more

beroplan GmbH, Germany

Engineering and delivery of turn-key, customized membrane and hybrid plants: More than 20 years experience with industrial scale pervaporation / vapor permeation - on request combined with distillation - as well as micro-, ultra-, nanofiltration, reverse osmosis, electrodialysis, for chemistry, phar more

News Alcohols

  • A new catalyst for oil and gas processing

    A team of scientists from the Research Institute of Chemistry (RIC) of RUDN University together with colleagues from major scientific centers created a new catalyst - a substance that activates oxidation processes in low-reactive components of oil and gas. The new method of hydrocarbon processing wi more

  • A way to synthesize drugs from renewable precursors

    The scientists of RUDN University together with their Russian colleagues have developed a new approach to the synthesis of benzofurans from cheap raw materials. Original furans can be produced from wastes of agriculture and wooworking industry, such as sawdust, cobs and other by-products of crop pro more

  • 3D-printing materials for wound care and decorative elements

    Cellulose nanofibrils have properties that can improve the characteristics of bio-based 3D-printing pastes. VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland is developing a 3D wound care product for monitoring wound condition in hospital care. However, the first commercial nanocellulose applications will be more

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What Causes The Smell of Fresh-Cut Grass?

The second in the ‘Aroma Chemistry’ series, this graphic examines the smell of fresh-cut grass. This is oft-mentioned when discussions of favourite smells come up, so what are the chemical compounds behind it? Grass emits volatile organic compounds normally, even without being cut. Research has show more

The Chemistry of Pumpkins

With a week to go until Halloween, it’s time to get carving pumpkins! Before you do, check out this graphic on the chemistry of pumpkins I made for C&EN last year. Stay tuned for more Halloween-related chemistry over the coming week! more

The Versatility of Glycerol

Look on the ingredients label of many different cosmetic or personal care products, and glycerol (often also called glycerin or glycerine) is commonly present. It’s also found in a variety of food products, as well as in some pharmaceutical products, so what’s the reason for its inclusion? Glycerol more

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  • Future of High Intensity Sweeteners in China

    China is an important production area of high intensity sweeteners (HIS) in the world, exporting over 60.0% of its output in 2011. After experiencing the depression brought by the impact of 2008 global financial crisis, HIS production in China has gradually recovered since H2 2009. Compared with 201 more

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Oxidation of primary alcohols to carboxylic acids

Oxidation of primary alcohols to carboxylic acids The oxidation of primary alcohols to carboxylic acids is an important oxidation reaction in organic chemistry . When a primary alcohol is converted to a carboxylic acid , the terminal carbon ... more


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