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Akina, Inc. (www.akinainc.com) will be closed Thursday and Friday (11/23-11/24) for the Thanksgiving holiday. Any orders placed during this time will be filled the following business day. Happy Thanksgiving.
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Alex Dean
If you wake up one morning and find your muscle and knee joints stiff, and these symptoms even keeps for days in a row, then watch out: you may have got a disease called Rheumatoid Arthritis (or RA). This disease is horrible as it may lead to frequently joints warmness, redness, swollenness, pain and tenderness. Other symptoms may include:… (Show more)
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Synthesis of chemicals is a common occurrence in the lab, but can anyone list here all the types of chemical synthesis? Thanks!
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John Garner
Most forms of breast cancer respond well to conventional therapies, such as doxorubicin. There is, however, a specific type of breast cancer that is referred to as ‘triple-negative’ (named this because it does not have receptors for estrogen, progesterone, or HER2) breast cancer. It is highly resistant to conventional chemotherapy and very… (Show more)
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For conventional, loose-drug, chemotherapy, less than 1% of the injected medicine actually makes it to the tumor site. The clinical method for solving this problem has been to inject massive doses of chemotherapeutic agents to the patient, in the hopes that at least some of the medicine makes it to the tumor. This is not a good solution to this… (Show more)
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Samuel Birrer
In my lab, I am working with solutions in toluene, injecting through filters with glass syringes that make it difficult to avoid prolonged contact with the solvent.  Both nitrile gloves and ethylene gloves, which are stocked in the lab, are permeated by toluene after perhaps 30 seconds to 1 minute of contact.    I am looking for advice on… (Show more)
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Semora Smith
Dear Group Members,   Here's the May 2017 issue of The Newsletter for Senior Chemists. We hope you will enjoy this issue. Please share your thoughts at seniorchemists@acs.org. Have a wonderful day!   ACS Senior Chemists Committee Editorial Team
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SENIOR CHEMISTS BREAKFAST Marriott Marquis – Independence Ballroom Salons E-H – Washington, DC ACS 2017 Fall National Meeting Tuesday, August 22, 2017 from 7:30 – 9:30 a.m.                                                                                                                                                                        William…
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