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A close look at therapeutic touch.
CONTEXT Therapeutic Touch (TT) is a widely used nursing practice rooted in mysticism but alleged to have a scientific basis. Practitioners of TT claim to treat many medical conditions by using theirExpand
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Aquatic ecotoxicity of a pheromonal antagonist in Daphnia magna and Desmodesmus subspicatus.
Evaluation of the ecotoxicological potential of (Z)-11-hexadecenyl trifluoromethyl ketone (Z11-16:TFMK), a new biorational agent with high prospective features to control the Mediterranean corn borerExpand
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Overcoming the obstacles in the pharma/biotech industry: 2008 update.
In the face of patent expirations on blockbuster drugs and declining innovation in the industry, pharma/biotech companies are restructuring their research and development operations and are pursuingExpand
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Differential activity of non-fluorinated and fluorinated analogues of the European corn borer pheromone
Summary.The differing antagonist activity of (Z)-13-hexadecen-2-one (Z11 – 14 :MK, 1) and its 1,1,1-trifluoro derivative (Z11 –14 :TFMK, 2), two closely related analogues of the European corn borerExpand
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Rheological characteristics of healthy sugar substituted spreadable strawberry product
Abstract Full replacement of sucrose with healthier sugars such as fructose and/or isomaltulose is possible in spreadable strawberry products. These products formulated with different sugarsExpand
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Arylboronic acids and arylpinacolboronate esters in Suzuki coupling reactions involving indoles. Partner role swapping and heterocycle protection.
Yields of Suzuki couplings involving indoles depended upon (i) whether arylboronic acids or arylpinacolboronate esters were used, (ii) whether the heterocycle was the aryl halide or the arylboronExpand
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The Year's New Drugs & Biologics - 2009.
This annual article presents new drugs and biologics that were launched or approved for the first time during the previous year. In 2009, 51 new medicines and vaccines reached their first markets.Expand
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Reduction of damage by the Mediterranean corn borer, Sesamia nonagrioides, and the European corn borer, Ostrinia nubilalis, in maize fields by a trifluoromethyl ketone pheromone analog
Large‐scale field experiments on the Mediterranean corn borer, Sesamia nonagrioides Lefèbvre (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae), were carried out in 2004–2006 on maize [Zea mays L. (Poaceae)] fields usingExpand
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The year's new drugs and biologics--2007.
This annual article presents new drugs and biologics that were launched or approved for the first time during the previous year. In 2007, 30 new medicines--this figure includes both drugs andExpand
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A new, practical and efficient sulfone-mediated synthesis of trifluoromethyl ketones from alkyl and alkenyl bromides
We report herein a new and efficient method to prepare trifluoromethyl ketones from the corresponding bromides through sulfones in good yields.
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