synthetic chemistry

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syn·thet·ic chem·is·try

the formation or building up of complex compounds by uniting simpler ones.

synthetic chemistry

the science dealing with the formation of more complex chemical compounds from simpler substances.
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Spelman College, Atlanta, GA, celebrated the grand opening of The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company Synthetic Chemistry Research Laboratory in the school's new state-of-the-art Albro Falconer Manley Science Center.
A new building at Bristol University, the Synthetic Chemistry Laboratory, has a Levolux brise-soleil system set within recessed bays with extensive glazing on the south elevation.
It gave him good training in synthetic chemistry training and the ability to relate chemical structure to desired performance.
Krall, whose other passion is chemistry, has done research on the AIDS virus and plans to study synthetic chemistry at Oxford.
The Japanese Federation of Synthetic Chemistry Workers Union (SCWU), with 86,000 members from chemical and pharmaceutical companies, and the All Japan Chemistry Workers Union (JCWU), comprising some 10,000 workers, decided recently at separate regular meetings to merge to become the Japanese Federation of Chemistry Workers' Unions, the members said.
Just as people talked about the wave of marvelous drags in the early '50s following the end of World War II and the rise of synthetic chemistry, I think we're about to see a similar avalanche of new technologies and products.
With the explosive growth of synthetic chemistry in the pharmaceutical industry, more than 10,000 polyketides have been discovered, Khosla estimates.
Tetraphase Pharmaceuticals is a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company utilizing its breakthrough synthetic chemistry technology platform to discover and develop next-generation tetracycline antibiotics that address unmet needs such as the treatment of serious drug-resistant and gram-negative infections.
I will build a platform that combines synthetic chemistry, cell biology and microfluidics to prepare cell-like systems.
They cover chemistry for development, the role of chemistry in addressing hunger and food security, poverty, chemistry education's contribution, the impacts of synthetic chemistry on human health, the greening of chemistry, water as the foundation for a sustainable future, facing energy challenges through chemistry, and ozone depletion and climate change.
The new analogue was prepared in an elegant total synthesis, a momentous achievement from a synthetic chemistry point of view.
Dr Miles Congreve, Head of Chemistry at Heptares said, "O2h has been a valuable partner for Heptares and we are happy to further extend our synthetic chemistry team to include a full lab unit at O2h.

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