• Senior Chemists Breakfast featuring Richard Newman in Boston-August 21

    Tuesday, August 21 at 7:30 a.m., we will have the Senior Chemists Breakfast during the ACS National Meeting in Boston, MA at the Sheraton Boston Hotel, Republic A/B. The keynote speaker will be Richard Newman, Head of...
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    created by Semora Smith
  • NCW 2019 - Marvelous Metals

    The ACS Committee on Community Activities (CCA) Subcommittee on Program Development & Promotion (PD&P) seeks your input. The theme for NCW 2019 is "Marvelous Metals." The campaign will include information abou...
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  • Reaching OUT for PRIDE

    Fellow chemists, I want to share with you two exciting opportunities to share your LGBTQ+ pride this summer!   First, visit 500QueerScientists.com , a new visibility campaign for LGBTQ+ people and their allies w...
    Barbara Belmont
    created by Barbara Belmont
  • Service teaching in return for the corner of a lab bench

    I want to synthesize some materials to test for my possible startup. So I’m looking for the opportunity to teach to pay the rent and use part of a lab bench. Lab consumables aren’t an issue. Are there any ...
    Fenton Heirtzler
    created by Fenton Heirtzler
  • CCEW 2019 - Take Note: The Chemistry of Paper

    The ACS Committee on Community Activities (CCA) Subcommittee on Program Development & Promotion (PD&P) seeks your input. The theme for CCEW 2019 is "Take Note: The Chemistry of Paper." The campaign will includ...
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  • Theme Suggestions for Future Celebrations

    The ACS Committee on Community Activities (CCA) Subcommittee on Program Development & Promotion (PD&P) seeks your input. What area of chemistry or theme would you like to celebrate in the near future?   A...
    David Horwitz
    created by David Horwitz
  • ACS student chapters and the ACS Network

    Looking for advice and information on using the ACS Network for your chapter? Check out the ACS Network Student Chapters Toolkit compiled by the ACS Network staff. 
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  • Chiral synthesis in modern chemistry

    Chiral synthesis (enantioselective synthesis, also called asymmetric synthesis) is the synthesis of a compound by a method that favors the formation of a specific enantiomer or diastereomer. It is a key process in mod...
    Alex Dean
    created by Alex Dean
  • What is the difference between primary metabolites and secondary metabolites?

    Depending on the origin and function, metabolites can be divided into two major categories; namely, Primary and Secondary metabolites.   Primary metabolites are microbial products produced continuously during the...
    Alex Dean
    created by Alex Dean
  • How is X-ray crystallography applied?

    X-ray crystallography based characterisation of samples currently have became the favoured method for both definitive sample identification and drug discovery process. A three dimensional structure could be obtained b...
    Alex Dean
    created by Alex Dean
  • What are mTOR inhibitors and any clinical implications?

    The mechanistic target of rapamycin (mTOR), also known as mammalian target of rapamycin and FK506-binding protein 12-rapamycin-associated protein 1 (FRAP1), is a protein that in humans is encoded by the MTOR gene. mTO...
    Alex Dean
    created by Alex Dean
  • What's the role of immune checkpoint inhibitors?

    Immune checkpoints are proteins in the immune system that either turn up a signal or turn down a signal. These proteins help keep immune responses in check and can keep T cells from killing cancer cells. When these pr...
    Alex Dean
    created by Alex Dean
  • Is ADC linker vital to the success of antibody drug conjugates?

    Definitely yes. The ADC linker is of the same, if not more, importance as it determines the final success of an ADC.   A qualified linker should meet a lot of requirements. First, a liker should be stable in ci...
    Alex Dean
    created by Alex Dean
  • What is the relationship between RAS Signaling Pathway and cancer?

    Cell growth, proliferation, differentiation and aging are tightly controlled by a complex network of signaling pathways. The RAS proteins and RAS signaling pathway play an essential role in normal cellular proliferati...
    Alex Dean
    created by Alex Dean
  • Can chemists shift discussions from "global" to "biosphere?"

    Greetings fellow Senior Chemists,      It's no wonder that earth's biosphere has been likened to the skin of an apple.  The biosphere, where all known life exists on earth, is limited to the ...
    Kelly Moran
    created by Kelly Moran
  • LAB Glassware for sale or donation

    What do you do with excess glassware?  We do not want to toss.   We are in the Charlotte, NC region and looking to donate to any interested parties.
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  • Parbendazole

    What are the synonyms of parbendazole and why do chemicals like this always have so many synonyms?
    Alex Dean
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  • Application of superparamagnetic iron oxide particles

    Superparamagnetic iron oxide microbeads have broad applications in biomedicine, such as magnetic cell isolation and biomolecules purification, magnetic resonance imaging of diseased tissues, magnetic immunoassay, targ...
    Alex Dean
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  • IDO inhibitors in cancer treatment

    IDO, also referred to indoleamine 2,3-dioxygenase, is an enzyme that plays a role in suppressing the immune system through catalyzing the oxidative cleavage of Tryptophan because T cells undergoing antigen-dependent a...
    Alex Dean
    created by Alex Dean
  • Impurities and drug development

    Profiling and controlling impurities level and their side pharmaceutical effects is crucial in both drug development and manufacturing process as they may affect the efficacy and safety of APIs, and then lead to failu...
    Alex Dean
    created by Alex Dean