Click chemistry applications in drug discovery

Click chemistry applications in drug discovery

click_chemistryClick chemistry is a chemical philosophy introduced by K. Barry Sharpless of The Scripps Research Institute, in 2001 and describes chemistry tailored to generate substances quickly and reliably by joining small units together. This is inspired by the fact that nature also generates substances by joining small modular units. Click chemistry is not a specific reaction; it is a concept that mimics nature. Click chemistry is a modular approach that uses only the most practical. Read More

Benzene found in carbonated drinks

benzene-inbeveragesMichael Faraday discovered benzene in 1825. Benzene formula was proposed by Friedrich August Kekule. Benzene formula is C6H6 with the molar mass of 78.11 g/mol. Benzene structural formula includes aromatic, cyclic, six carbon, six hydrogen organic compound. Benzene used as solvent in various industries.Benzene is parent organic aromatic compound. Derivatives of benzene compound include cumene, ethylbenzene, styrene, cyclohexane, and aniline. Read More

How Cellulase is Important in Stone Washing?

stonewashed-jeansJeans is typically comprised of denim or dungaree cloth. Often the term “jeans” is generally refers to a particular style of pants, called “blue jeans,” which were invented by Jacob W. Davis in partnership with Levi Strauss & Co. in the year of 1871. It was originally designed for cowboys and miners, later jeans became popular in the 1950s among teenagers, especially members of the greaser subculture. Jeans were a most prevalent fashion item in the 1960s Hippie. Read More

 Why Theobromine is Toxic to Dogs and Other Pets?

chocolate_theopoisonTheobromine is a bitter plant alkaloid which is found in cacao plant, having the chemical formula C7H8N4O2. It is commonly found in chocolate, as well as in leaves of the tea plant, and the cola nut/ kola nut (1.0-2.5%). Theobromine has a similar, but lesser effect when compared to caffeine on the human nervous system. Theobromine can also be found in small amounts in guarana berry and in tea plant. 28 grams of milk-chocolate can accommodate approximately. Read More