Archive for the ‘.organic synthesis’ Category

well, let me tell you about a ‘lil bit what I did when I was as a undergraduate student at Chemistry Department, UGM ^^ entitled, Synthesis and Characterization of Ricinoleyl Diethanolamide as Non Ionic Surfactants From Castor Oil (Ricinus communis). why Surfactant? as we’ve known well, surfactant is an unique compound. It has two characteristic […]


A team of MIT chemists has devised a new way to add fluorine to a variety of compounds used in many drugs and agricultural chemicals, an advance that could offer more flexibility and potential cost-savings in designing new drugs. ————- Drug developers commonly add fluorine atoms to drugs, such as the cholesterol-lowering rosuvastatin, to keep […]