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Archive for March, 2016

Journal of Irreproducibility

Posted by naturalproductman on March 7, 2016

There’s a new journal on irreproducible results. I guess this used to be a joke but now it’s real.

I wonder if they will have some organic synthesis journal articles here as we know about some cases of irreproducible chemical reactions.

Science introduction

Preclinical Reproducibility and Robustness

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Aspterpenacids A and B

Posted by naturalproductman on March 4, 2016

Zhigang She and co-workers at Sun Yat-Sen University have reported in Organic Letters on an interesting polycyclic natural product.

 

OL paper

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ONOO-

Posted by naturalproductman on March 4, 2016

The abstract figure is funny in this one – there is a diazenium-1,2-diol functional group in the synthesized compound that comes from “ONOO-“, which was highlighted in yellow and in my head, read as: “Oh Noo!!”

OL paper

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