Patent Watch - 2013 Archive
- December 16
Make aromatics from shale gas–derived methane.
- December 9
Toluene methylation is selective for p-xylene.
- December 2
These cytomegalovirus inhibitors may overcome drug resistance.
- November 25
Make propylene from acetone in one step.
- November 18
CK2 may be an attractive target for cancer treatment.
- November 11
RdRp inhibitors are a potential flu therapy.
- November 4
These sphingosine-1-phosphate modulators may be useful for treating several medical conditions.
- October 28
What is the definition of “green” plastic?
- October 21
Endothelial lipase inhibitors are potential cardiovascular disease drugs.
- October 14
If handled carefully, enediynes make powerful cancer drugs.
- October 7
pH control is the key to allyl chloride epoxidation.
- September 30
Produce bioethanol without fermentation.
- September 23
Fight obesity and metabolic disorders with DGAT1 inhibitors.
- September 16
These PI3Kβ inhibitors may be effective against cancer.
- September 9
Here are more efficient routes to important drug intermediates.
- September 2
Make “green” propylene glycol from glycerol.
- August 26
Boost p-xylene production with a shape-selective catalyst.
- August 19
Make alkylbenzenes from bioethanol.
- August 12
Make acrylic acid from the glycerol in biodiesel.
- August 5
Make a potential cancer drug in high yield and fewer steps.
- July 29
These ERK2 inhibitors may block tumor-forming pathways.
- July 22
This improved hepatitis drug synthesis proceeds through some new intermediates.
- July 15
These FPRL-1 receptor modulators may help treat inflammation.
- July 8
Improve a drug synthesis by reducing byproducts.
- July 1
C1 chemistry provides methanol for aromatics production.
- June 24
C1 chemistry leads to acetic acid–derived ethanol.
- June 17
More weapons are added to the β-secretase inhibitor arsenal.
- June 10
Here’s a better direct epoxidation of propylene.
- June 4
Make 7-azanorbornane on an industrial scale in four steps.
- May 31
Take some better routes to insecticidal compounds.
- May 20
Oxidative dehydrogenation is the key to butadiene production.
- May 14
These compounds may add to the cancer drug arsenal.
- May 6
Make a purer hydrazide intermediate by changing processing conditions.
- April 22
Here’s a greener process for making fragrance components.
- April 15
Here’s a better way to make a food animal weight-gain drug.
- April 8
These phosphodiesterase inhibitors may eventually treat neurological diseases.
- April 1
Make byproduct-free monoethylene glycol in one reactor.
- March 25
Find better ways to make old and new epilepsy drugs.
- March 18
Find a safer way to make an herbicide precursor.
- March 11
Make “green” p-xylene from 2,5-dimethylfuran and ethylene.
- March 4
These TRPV4 antagonists may help treat many medical disorders.
- February 25
These selective aldosterone synthase inhibitors may lead to new drugs for kidney disease.
- February 18
Choose the right starting materials for a chiral drug synthesis.
- February 11
Will biobutanol replace bioethanol?
- February 4
Here’s a safer, less expensive way to make a key intermediate.
- January 28
Enhance the synthesis of a bladder disorder drug intermediate.
- January 21
Recycle ethylene glycol in the manufacture of dimethyl carbonate.
- January 14
These insulin-like growth factor 1 receptor inhibitors may help fight cancer.
- January 7
Here’s an improved synthesis of an ADHD drug.