ISBN-10:
3527302352
ISBN-13:
9783527302352
Pub. Date:
03/13/2001
Publisher:
Wiley
Chemistry For The 21st Century / Edition 1

Chemistry For The 21st Century / Edition 1

by Ehud Keinan, Israel Schechter

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ISBN-13: 9783527302352
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 03/13/2001
Pages: 308
Product dimensions: 6.85(w) x 9.59(h) x 0.64(d)

About the Author

Ehud Keinan is the Dean of the Faculty of Chemistry at the Technion - Israel Institute of Technology and Adjunct Professor at The Scripps Research Institute in La Jolla, California. He was born and educated in Israel, received his Ph.D. degree under Y. Mazur from the Weizmann Institute of Science and was a postdoctoral fellow under B.M. Trost at the University of Wisconsin. Professor Keinan, who holds the Benno Gitter Ilana Ben-Ami Chair of Biotechnology, was the founder and first Head of the Institute of Catalysis Science and Technology in Israel. His list of awards includes the New England award for academic excellence, the Joseph and Madeleine Nash award, the Shannon award, the CapCure award, and the Herschel-Rich award for scientific excellence. He has published over 130 scientific papers and holds 15 patents in various fields, including biocatalysis with antibodies and enzymes, organic synthesis, organometallic chemistry, drug discovery, and molecular computing devices.

Table of Contents

Some Reflections on Chemistry: Molecular, Supramolecular and Beyond
Chemical Synthesis and Biological Studies of the Epothilones: Microtubule Stabilizing Agents with Enhanced Activity Against Multidrug-Resistant Cell Lines and Tumors
The Spirotetrahydrofuran Motif: Its Role in Enhancing Ligation in Belted Ionophores, Biasing Cyclohexane Conformation, and Restricting Nucleoside/Nucleotide Conformation
Heterogeneous Catalysis: From 'Black Art' to Atomic Understanding
Drugs for a New Millennium
Protein Folding and Beyond
The Enzymology of Biological Nitrogen Fixation
The Chemistry of Nitrogen in Soils
Spherical Molecular Assemblies: A Class of Hosts for the Next Millennium
The Combinatorial Approach to Materials Discovery
On One Hand but Not the Other: The Challenge of the Origin and Survival of Homochirality in Prebiotic Chemistry
Chemical Reaction Dynamics Looks to the Understanding of Complex Systems
The Past, Present, and Future of Quantum Chemistry
Quantum Alchemy
Quantum Chemistry in the Next Millennium: The Next Step

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