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The latest version of Reagents contains a “social graph” for reactions

The latest version of Reagents contains a “social graph” for reactions

August 27, 2012

A new version of Reagents was released a few months ago, and it comes with two powerful new features that weren’t in the first version. I’ve been remiss in not mentioning it until now, so that’s what…

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Reagent Friday: Zinc Amalgam (Zn-Hg)

Reagent Friday: Zinc Amalgam (Zn-Hg)

December 9, 2011

In a blatant plug for the Reagent Guide and the Reagents App for iPhone, each Friday  I profile a different reagent that is commonly encountered in Org 1/ Org 2.  What it’s used for: For our purposes, zinc…

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Reagent Friday: LiAlH[Ot-Bu]3

Reagent Friday: LiAlH[Ot-Bu]3

November 11, 2011

In a blatant plug for the Reagent Guide and the Reagents App for iPhone, each Friday  I profile a different reagent that is commonly encountered in Org 1/ Org 2.  Today’s reagent is probably a bit on the o…

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Reagent Friday – Diazomethane (CH2N2)

Reagent Friday – Diazomethane (CH2N2)

November 5, 2011

In a blatant plug for the Reagent Guide and the Reagents App for iPhone, each Friday  I profile a different reagent that is commonly encountered in Org 1/ Org 2.  One of the things about learning organic chemist…

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Reagent Friday: Potassium t-butoxide [KOC(CH3)3]

Reagent Friday: Potassium t-butoxide [KOC(CH3)3]

October 29, 2011

In a blatant plug for the Reagent Guide and the Reagents App for iPhone, each Friday  I profile a different reagent that is commonly encountered in Org 1/ Org 2.  Sometime back in general chemistry you (hopefull…

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Reagent Friday: Sodium Periodate

Reagent Friday: Sodium Periodate

October 21, 2011

In a blatant plug for the Reagent Guide and the Reagents App for iPhone, each Friday  I profile a different reagent that is commonly encountered in Org 1/ Org 2.  In organic chemistry, sometimes you need to buil…

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Reagent Friday: Grignard Reagents

Reagent Friday: Grignard Reagents

October 14, 2011

In a blatant plug for the Reagent Guide and the Reagents App for iPhone, each Friday  I profile a different reagent that is commonly encountered in Org 1/ Org 2.  NOTE – I said that the Reagents app would…

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Reagent Friday: Sodium (Na)

Reagent Friday: Sodium (Na)

October 7, 2011

In a blatant plug for the Reagent Guide and the Reagents App for iPhone, each Friday  I profile a different reagent that is commonly encountered in Org 1/ Org 2.  Today’s topic, sodium metal is a pretty no…

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Reagent Friday: Raney Nickel

Reagent Friday: Raney Nickel

September 30, 2011

In a blatant plug for the Reagent Guide and the Reagents App for iPhone, each Friday  I profile a different reagent that is commonly encountered in Org 1/ Org 2.  Named reagents have a slightly mysterious air to…

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Reagent Friday: Hydrazine (NH2NH2)

Reagent Friday: Hydrazine (NH2NH2)

September 24, 2011

In a blatant plug for the Reagent Guide and the Reagents App for iPhone, each Friday  I profile a different reagent that is commonly encountered in Org 1/ Org 2.  The first time I ever heard about hydrazine, it …

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