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metronidazole
InChI=1S/C6H9N3O3/c1-5-7-4-6(9(11)12)8(5)2-3-10/h4,10H,2-3H2,1H3
PubChem: 4173
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Is it just me, or do all chemists guess the structure of a medicine before they take it? After having a guess, I then Google it and look up the synthesis, where possible.I am currently using Ketoconazole for a skin condition (over-share, sorry). Immediately...
Is it just me, or do all chemists guess the structure of a medicine before they take it? After having a guess, I then Google it and look up the synthesis, where possible.I am currently using Ketoconazole for a skin condition (over-share, sorry). Immediately...
vitamin b17
InChI=1S/C20H27NO11/c21-6-10(9-4-2-1-3-5-9)30-20-18(28)16(26)14(24)12(32-20)8-29-19-17(27)15(25)13(23)11(7-22)31-19/h1-5,10-20,22-28H,7-8H2/t10-,11+,12+,13+,14+,15-,16-,17+,18+,19+,20+/m0/s1
PubChem: 5484354
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Amygdalin the so-called safe and natural anticancer vitamin B17, is none of those things. It is not a vitamin in any sense of the word. It has no anticancer properties. It is poisonous.The compound, formula C20H27NO11, is a glycoside initially isolated from...
freon 11
InChI=1S/CCl3F/c2-1(3,4)5
PubChem: 6389
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AKA the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly.Organometallics aside, the greatest advance since the days of Fieser and Fieser isn’t the development of new chemical transformations [1]. Rather, it’s the gradual replacement of hazardous or toxic reagents with...
AKA the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly.Organometallics aside, the greatest advance since the days of Fieser and Fieser isn’t the development of new chemical transformations [1]. Rather, it’s the gradual replacement of hazardous or toxic reagents with...
oxygen difluoride
InChI=1S/F2O/c1-3-2
PubChem: 24547
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AKA the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly.Organometallics aside, the greatest advance since the days of Fieser and Fieser isn’t the development of new chemical transformations [1]. Rather, it’s the gradual replacement of hazardous or toxic reagents with...
AKA the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly.Organometallics aside, the greatest advance since the days of Fieser and Fieser isn’t the development of new chemical transformations [1]. Rather, it’s the gradual replacement of hazardous or toxic reagents with...
oxygen difluoride
InChI=1S/F2O/c1-3-2
PubChem: 24547
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AKA the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly.Organometallics aside, the greatest advance since the days of Fieser and Fieser isn’t the development of new chemical transformations [1]. Rather, it’s the gradual replacement of hazardous or toxic reagents with...
AKA the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly.Organometallics aside, the greatest advance since the days of Fieser and Fieser isn’t the development of new chemical transformations [1]. Rather, it’s the gradual replacement of hazardous or toxic reagents with...
freon 11
InChI=1S/CCl3F/c2-1(3,4)5
PubChem: 6389
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AKA the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly.Organometallics aside, the greatest advance since the days of Fieser and Fieser isn’t the development of new chemical transformations [1]. Rather, it’s the gradual replacement of hazardous or toxic reagents with...
AKA the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly.Organometallics aside, the greatest advance since the days of Fieser and Fieser isn’t the development of new chemical transformations [1]. Rather, it’s the gradual replacement of hazardous or toxic reagents with...
cisplatin
InChI=1S/2ClH.2H3N.Pt/h2*1H;2*1H3;/q;;;;+2/p-2
PubChem: 84691
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8/27/13. As of today, I have 3 more x-ray treatments culminating in a dose of 63 Gray to the throat. The pain has required narcotics pretty much continuously and the attendant constipative delights that go with that. Pills are difficult to swallow and the gag...
international chemical identifier
InChI=1/C2H6O/c1-2-3/h3H,2H2,1H3
PubChem: -1
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With the profusion of chemical information on the web in the form of chemical names, images of structures, specific codes (InChI etc), its sometimes very useful to be able to seamlessly retrieve some extra information while browsing a page that contains such...
Unichem is a simple database and web service for the InChI-based linkage of chemical structures across various resources. It was initially developed under the EU-OPENSCREEN ESFRI as an approach to link screening data from the planned screening collection to...
Lately, I’ve been very interested in using my university’s Learning Management System (we use Moodle, others use Blackboard or something else) to administer quizzes to my students, but as an organic chemist, I’ve been hesitant to do so. Primarily...
Here at ChEMBL, we are often contacted by users who are interested in purchasing some of the compounds that we store in our databases. However, our compounds are curated directly from the literature and we do not have access to physical samples. To enable our...
Its a simple and increasingly common question: how can I enable users to search my website by chemical structure? Text search can be done relatively easily, but chemical exact structure and substructure search are considerably more complex. This article offers...
The mcule project was started in last June with very ambitious goals. Several months have passed and you could ask whats happening behind the scenes? And when can I finally start searching/screening/ordering etc. Well, a lot of things happened since last June.Laying...
Developing a molecule database is not a trivial task. There are several problems you have to deal with and they can be handled differently depending on the size, content and purpose of the database. Here I try to provide a list of the most common issues we...
We are pleased to announce that we have updated the ChEMBL RESTful Web Service API (application programming interface) with some more of the features that you the ChEMBL users requested. In particular, we have added support for the: Retrieval of results in...
nitroglycerin
InChI=1S/C3H5N3O9/c7-4(8)13-1-3(15-6(11)12)2-14-5(9)10/h3H,1-2H2
PubChem: 4510
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Former University of California, Davis, chemist David Snyder appeared in court on Friday to begin his preliminary hearing on 17 felony charges relating to a January explosion in Synders campus apartment.The charges are for reckless disposal of hazardous waste,...
At a bail hearing on Friday for University of California, Davis, chemist David Snyder, more details emerged about the case against him for alleged possession and intent to make destructive devices, reckless disposal of hazardous waste, and possession of firearms...
Tonight, we make soap.Matt over at Sciencegeist is organizing this blog carnival in an effort to reclaim the word chemical from the hands of ignorant people who blindly assume anything with chemicals in it must be evil. This is not a moment too soon. Im not...
hexamethylene triperoxide diamine
InChI=1S/C6H12N2O6/c1-7-2-11-13-5-8(4-10-9-1)6-14-12-3-7/h1-6H2
PubChem: 61101
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Former University of California, Davis, chemist David Snyder appeared in court on Friday to begin his preliminary hearing on 17 felony charges relating to a January explosion in Synders campus apartment.The charges are for reckless disposal of hazardous waste,...
At a bail hearing on Friday for University of California, Davis, chemist David Snyder, more details emerged about the case against him for alleged possession and intent to make destructive devices, reckless disposal of hazardous waste, and possession of firearms...
WATCH LIVE! Several local tv outlets will be live streaming (did stream) the controlled burn at 9am pacific time (noon eastern) 11am pacific (2pm eastern). I’ll be teaching class at that time, so someone let me know if it’s uneventful or, er, eventful.NBCCBSABCFOX—On...