Patent Watch – 2012 Archive
- December 31
These acetyl-CoA carboxylase inhibitors may help obese patients.
- December 17
Two steps are better than one in the synthesis of an agrochemical intermediate.
- December 10
Spleen tyrosine kinase inhibitors may treat autoimmune and inflammatory disorders.
- December 3
Make intermediate olefins from bioethanol.
- November 26
Here’s an improved synthesis of benzazepines.
- November 12
Improve the yield of a vitamin B1 precursor.
- November 5
Here’s how to make light olefins with catalytic cracking.
- October 29
These GPR119 modulators may help treat diabetes.
- October 22
Produce benzene from methane with this catalyst.
- October 15
Make propylene oxide by generating hydrogen peroxide in situ.
- October 8
Combine processes to lower propylene and butadiene costs.
- October 1
Fight drug-resistant bacteria with gyrase and topo IV inhibitors.
- September 24
Indole derivatives give hope to macular degeneration patients.
- September 17
Here are some new indole tau inhibitors.
- September 10
Here are two ways to make a kinase inhibitor intermediate.
- September 3
These catalysts improve steam cracking conversions.
- August 27
Here’s a safer route to a recently revived drug.
- August 20
Here are two ways to make an isoquinoline intermediate.
- August 13
These catalysts allow the direct synthesis of diphenyl carbonate.
- August 6
Heteroarylsulfonamides may reduce atrial fibrillation.
- July 30
This synthetic sequence provides a useful drug—at a price.
- July 23
These fatty acid synthase inhibitors may reduce cancer risks.
- July 16
Oxidize alkanes to olefinic carboxylic acids with these catalysts.
- July 9
Improve the production of a valuable fungicide.
- July 2
These catalysts make α-olefins that the market wants.
- June 25
A catalytic reduction leads to a desirable intermediate.
- May 28
These metathesis catalysts tolerate functional groups.
- May 21
Use methane-derived syngas to make liquid motor fuels.
- May 14
Make cyclododecatriene with an improved catalyst system.
- May 7
Make a nerve agent antidote without using a toxic reagent.
- April 30
This catalyst makes aromatics from shale gas–derived propane.
- April 23
Use less tin catalyst in a diol monotosylation reaction.
- April 16
Use less catalyst to make a commercial fungicide.
- April 9
Make monoaromatics from natural gas.
- April 2
Use olefin metathesis to make neohexene from isobutylene.
- March 26
Make olefins from natural gas– or coal-derived alcohols.
- March 19
Use this non–transition-metal catalyst for olefin codimerization.
- March 12
Make high-value chemicals safely with a microreactor.
- March 5
Make triazoles by cyclizing hydrazones.
- Feb. 27
Produce benzene and ammonia from natural gas.
- Feb. 20
Improve the synthesis and flow properties of an insomnia drug.
- Feb. 13
Make “green” butanol from bioderived ethanol.
- Feb. 6
Oligomerize ethylene to 1-hexene and 1-octene.
- Jan. 30
Recycle PET bottles into a more valuable polymer.
- Jan. 23
Improve the synthesis of cell-proliferation inhibitors.
- Jan. 16
Rhenium improves the hydrogen peroxide oxidation of propylene.
- Jan. 9
Improve the synthesis of drugs for bladder disorders.
- Jan. 2
Modify reaction conditions to improve an anesthetic synthesis.
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