All Medicinal chemistry articles – Page 4

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    Naproxen videos: Dr. Matthew Tozer

    This resource forms part of a collection of videos that aims to provide undergraduate students with insights into what it is like to work for a small or medium-sized enterprise (SME). In these videos Matthew Tozer explains what it is like to work for Peakdale Molecular. He gives us an ...

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    Smart bandages you press for antibacterial action

    2016-05-27T00:00:00Z

    Only releasing antibacterials when needed leave bacteria with no time to adapt

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    Africa’s gift to the world

    2015-12-21T00:00:00Z

    Raymond Cooper and Jeffrey Deakin explain how a tiny plant from Madagascar, known as the rosy periwinkle, is helping in the fight against cancer

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    Which Compound? Which Route?

    2015-11-20T16:26:50Z In association with

    This exercise leads students through the decision-making process when choosing which new drug substance to make and the best synthetic route.

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    Yeast makes painkillers from sugar

    2015-11-06T00:00:00Z

    Biotech breakthrough could cut production costs

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    QuantiCorp R&D: new products

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    This C/PBL resource involves an investigation into catalysis and conducting polymers for the production of biosensors. Students are challenged to develop a biosensor based on a conducting polymer in the context of an R D department in a high-tech company. 

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    Controlling the quality of herbal medicines

    2015-07-03T00:00:00Z

    Matthew Almond and Samantha Atkinson discuss how the British Pharmacopoeia aids the quality control of medicines made from herbs

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    Molecules that amaze us

    2015-07-03T00:00:00Z

    Compound conversations

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    Modern applications

    Inspirational chemistry book chapter ‘Modern applications’. This chapter suggests games, activities, practicals and demonstrations for teaching various topics, such as observing reactions, making new medicines and composite materials.

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    High hopes for hydrogels

    2015-07-01T12:15:00Z

    It’s amazing what chemists can do with a jelly-like material that’s mostly water, says Bea Perks

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    Nanotechnology

    The Inspirational chemistry chapter ‘Nanotechnology’. This chapter suggests games, activities, practicals and demonstrations for teaching various topics, including ways that nanotechnology can improve our everyday lives.

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    Industrial chemistry case studies book

    2015-05-22T11:26:18Z

    This book presents material on the UK chemical and pharmaceutical industries Using a case study approach, with questions and answers included, there are real-life examples drawn from industrial areas including the nuclear industry, pharmaceuticals and steel making. These resources are for free via Learn Chemistry. Follow the links below to ...

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    The fluorofen problem

    The exercises in this book can be used to address aspects of communication skills, or can be run as a complete module. This section focuses on team work.

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    Comic chemistry

    2015-03-01T12:31:00Z

    For some it’s the source of their powers, for others their only weakness. Ben Valsler explores the chemical story at the heart of many comic book characters

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    Persuading proteins to form porous polyhedra

    2015-01-06T00:00:00Z

    Biochemical origami to form cage structures

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    Good chemistry

    2015-01-06T00:00:00Z

    There are all sorts of ways chemists can use their skills to aid global development, writes Josh Howgego

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    Barium

    2014-09-10T00:00:00Z

    John Emsley looks at an element that, despite first appearances, has some interesting applications

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    Masks create universal blood

    2014-07-03T00:00:00Z

    Mussel adhesive hides proteins from antibodies

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    Re-arming the antibiotic arsenal

    2014-07-03T00:00:00Z

    With drug-resistant bacteria constantly in the news, what is being done to develop better treatments? Phillip Broadwith takes a look

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    Faces of Chemistry – Reckitt Benckiser: Gaviscon

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    Go behind the scenes of the Research and Development department that created Gaviscon.