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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 reactionsAugust 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…

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…

Reagent Friday: LiAlH[Ot-Bu]3

Reagent Friday: LiAlH[Ot-Bu]3November 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…

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…

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…

Reagent Friday: Sodium Periodate

Reagent Friday: Sodium PeriodateOctober 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…

Reagent Friday: Grignard Reagents

Reagent Friday: Grignard ReagentsOctober 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…

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…

Reagent Friday: Raney Nickel

Reagent Friday: Raney NickelSeptember 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…

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 …