Global community building: Thoughts and insights from ACS President Donna Nelson

ACS President Donna Nelson shares insights on building bridges and trust through global communities to further scientific exchange.

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C&EN/ACS Publications Highlights

Dual Probes Track TB
This study shows the importance of dual fluorogenic and activity-based probes for tracking hydrolase activities in pathogens such as M. tuberculosis.

ACS Infectious Diseases

Cycloaddition + Reduction
Neutral carbene-stabilized Au(III) triazides undergo1,3-dipolar cycloaddition with isothiocyanates and isocyanides. The gold is reduced to Au(I).


A Silent Liver Disease Epidemic
By 2020, NASH, or nonalcoholic steatohepatitis, is projected to overtake hepatitis C as the leading cause of liver transplants. But the road to therapeutics is riddled with potholes.

Chemical & Engineering News