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Positive impacts using POGIL in organic chemistry
A student-centered learning technique, process-oriented, guided-inquiry learning (POGIL), has been developed as a pedagogical technique that facilitates collaborative and cooperative learning in theExpand
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Arugosin F: a new antifungal metabolite from the coprophilous fungus Ascodesmis sphaerospora.
Chemical studies of the coprophilous fungus Ascodesmis sphaerospora (JS 247) have led to the isolation of arugosin F (1), a new antifungal and antibacterial metabolite. The structure was determinedExpand
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Fungal bis-Naphthopyrones as Inhibitors of Botulinum Neurotoxin Serotype A.
An in silico screen of the NIH Molecular Library Small Molecule Repository (MLSMR) of ∼350000 compounds and confirmatory bioassays led to identification of chaetochromin A (1) as an inhibitor ofExpand
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Bombardolides: new antifungal and antibacterial gamma-lactones from the coprophilous fungus Bombardioidea anartia.
Chemical studies of organic extracts from cultures of the coprophilous fungus Bombardioidea anartia have led to the discovery of bombardolides A--D (1--4), a series of new antifungal andExpand
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An Exploration of a Photochemical Pericyclic Reaction Using NMR Data
This inexpensive, small-scale experiment for advanced organic students describes the unambiguous identification of a photochemical dimerization product from eleven possible candidates. Trans-cinnamicExpand
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Use of 1H, 13C, and 19F-NMR Spectroscopy and Computational Modeling To Explore Chemoselectivity in the Formation of a Grignard Reagent
A discovery-based Grignard experiment for a second-year undergraduate organic chemistry course is described. The exclusive Grignard reagent formed by the reaction of 1-bromo-4-fluorobenzene (1) withExpand
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