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Carl Roth, the expert consultation for labware, life science and chemicals for more than 140 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

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  • Gallium-based solvating agent efficiently analyzes optically active alcohols

    A KAIST research team has developed a gallium-based metal complex enabling the rapid chiral analysis of alcohols. A team working under Professor Hyunwoo Kim reported the efficient new alcohol analysis method using nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) spectroscopy in iScience. Enantiopure chiral alcohols more

  • Oxea to Expand Global Production Capacity for TCD Alcohol

    The global chemical company Oxea has decided to further expand its production capacities for TCD Alcohol to meet market demand. Following a successful initial feasibility study, the Board of Directors approved the capacity increase investment for TCD Alcohol in Oberhausen, Germany. Basic engineering more

  • Elucidating the Atomic Mechanism of Superlubricity

    The phenomenon of so-called superlubricity is known, but so far the explanation at the atomic level has been missing: for example, how does extremely low friction occur in bearings? Researchers from the Fraunhofer Institutes IWM and IWS jointly deciphered a universal mechanism of superlubricity for 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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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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