Interstellar molecules inspire new transformations

Published: 31/01/2018
Interstellar molecules inspire new transformations
Source: WWW.EUREKALERT.ORG

When illuminating with LED light, chemists at ICIQ generated carbynes, a highly reactive chemical species that allowed them to modify drugs like anticancer paclitaxel, antidepressant duloxetine and NSAID ibuprofen. The study, led by young chemist Marcos García-Suero, just published in Nature.

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