The ChemRefer Newsletter – First Edition (March 2006)

Clinical Chemistry
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Ukrainica Bioorganica Acta
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Analytical Sciences
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The First Direct and Enantioselective Cross-Aldol Reaction of Aldehydes
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1 thought on “The ChemRefer Newsletter – First Edition (March 2006)”

  1. Hi

    I invited Will to offer his ChemRefer newsletter to SciScoop readers and hopefully this is to become a regular feature. If anyone fancies following up on any of the literature he cites and providing us with a news story on an interesting piece chemical research, please feel free.



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