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Domesticated animals formed an important element of farming practices in prehistoric Britain, a fact revealed through the quantity and variety of animal bone typically found at archaeological sites. However, it is not known whether the ruminant animals were raised purely for their tissues (e.g., meat) or alternatively were exploited principally for their(More)
In 1836 the first organoselenium compound, diethyl selenide, was prepared by Löwig,1 and it was isolated in the pure form in 1869.2 Early selenium chemistry involved the synthesis of simple aliphatic compounds such as selenols (RSeH), selenides (RSeR), and diselenides (RSeSeR); however, because of their malodorous nature, these compounds were difficult to(More)
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