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Here is the listing of Purdue speakers and poster presenters for the upcoming 242nd American Chemical Society (ACS) National Meeting, August 28‐September 1, 2011, being held in Denver, CO.

Merck Index – New Interface

August 24th, 2011

Purdue now has access to The Merck Index from a more user-friendly web interface. Access The Merck Index here. The Merck Index contains descriptive information on 10,000+ chemicals, drugs (human and veterinary), and biologicals. Each entry lists synonyms for drug names (trade, chemical, generic, and research codes), CAS Registry Numbers, physical data, patent information, uses, more…

Reaxys Updates – Summer 2011

August 24th, 2011

Reaxys was updated on 17 June, 2011 This release contains some enhancements to the Synthesis Planner and some new search fields which will further enrich Reaxys’ capabilities for organometallic and inorganic chemistry search queries. The key highlights include: Support of Microsoft Internet Explorer 9, FireFox 4 and Google Chrome or higher. Using Reaxys with these browser more…

Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS) has announced that the Web version of SciFinder has been updated to improve your overall user experience. You can expect faster response times in several key areas, including answer set display and pagination, detailed displays, breadcrumb navigation and large answer set print/export. Individual performance improvements may vary and are dependent on more…

We now have access to over 400 e-books from World Scientific and Imperial College Press.  We do not have access to every e-book, but we do have access to many of the most recent books related to chemistry, physics, materials science, and nanotechnology.  There are some general science books available as well.  You can access more…

MALDI MS: A Practical Guide to Instrumentation, Methods and Applications Franz Hillenkamp and Jasna Peter-Katalinic, Eds. Wiley © 2007 “The introduction of the matrix-assisted laser desorption ionization technique (MALDI) changed mass spectrometry (MS) into a powerful tool for biomedical analysis that is now widely employed in academic as well as industrial laboratories. The 2002 Nobel more…

Data Mining in Crystallography Structure and Bonding, Volume 134 Detlef W.M. Hofmann and Liudmila N. Kuleshova, Eds. Springer Berlin © 2010

Biobased Surfactants and Detergents: Synthesis, Properties, and Applications Douglas G. Hayes, Dai Kitamoto, Daniel K.Y. Solaiman, and Richard D. Ashby, eds. AOCS Press © 2009 “Today’s petroleum prices and supply issues mean more interest in biobased surfactants and detergents, which can outperform, synthetic, petroleum-derived, surfactants (biodegradability, biocompatibility, and measures of sustainability). Consumers want eco-friendly and more…

Assigning Structures to Ions in Mass Spectrometry John L. Holmes, Christiane Aubry,  and Paul M. Mayer CRC Press © 2006 “Summarizing our present knowledge of the structures and chemistry of small organic cations in the gas phase, Assigning Structures to Ions in Mass Spectrometry presents the methods necessary for determining gas-phase ion structures. It is a comprehensive resource more…

The Cambridge Structural Database (CSD) has reached the 500,000th crystal structure landmark.  Read the press release and connect to the web version of the CSD at: http://www.ccdc.cam.ac.uk/500000.php