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  Table of Contents
August 8, 2005
Volume 83, Number 32
p. 3
 
 
  Cover Story  
CARBOHYDRATE CHEMISTRY
Progress in arrays, functional analysis, and synthetic techniques addresses the challenges that carbohydrates pose.

COVER: Mouse CD1 immune receptor with N-linked carbohydrates (stick structures at top and bottom) and with a bound glycosphingolipid (center) positioned for presentation to T cells exemplifies the key biological role carbohydrates play in immune recognition. Courtesy of Dirk Zajonc, Scripps Research Institute

   
  Latest News  
  GENE CONTROL
A new way to control gene expression directly targets genomic DNA.

SASOL SURFACTANTS
South African firm will shed surfactants unit, concentrate on core businesses.

STEM CELLS
Sen. Bill Frist parts company with the White House to back expanded U.S. stem cell research.

SYNTHESIS
A new family of carbene ligands opens the door to a broader range of chemical reactions.

BASELL SALE
Access Industries completes its purchase of BASF and Shell polyolefins joint venture.

BAYTRIL BAN
Antibiotic used in poultry is banned by FDA because it leads to resistant organisms.

CANCER 'COOKERS'
Carbon nanotubes in cancer cells kill the cells when exposed to near-IR radiation.

LIGHT UP
Researchers find a low-power method to upconvert green laser light to blue.

ARSENIC IN RICE
Study finds arsenic concentration in U.S. rice higher than that for other countries, but it's no cause for alarm, experts say.

 
 
 

  Business  
  BUSINESS CONCENTRATES

SEMICONDUCTORS
Meeting highlights efforts to supply exotic materials for fast-growing markets.

MIDWEST ATTRACTION
Cincinnati hopes to become a biotech hub.

 
 
 

  Government & Policy  
  GOVERNMENT CONCENTRATES

REVIEW TIME
Congress moves to reauthorize the National Institutes of Health.

TOXIC SUBSTANCES CONTROL ACT
Legislation to overhaul the way chemicals are regulated in the U.S. meets sharp criticism from chemical industry.

 
 
 

  Science & Technology  
  SCIENCE/TECHNOLOGY CONCENTRATES

CATALYSIS
Researchers probe oxygen vacancies on ceria.

INSIDE INSTRUMENTATION
Technology And Business News For The Laboratory World.

 
 
 

  ACS NEWS  
 

COMMENT - SCHOLARS PROGRAM AT 10

 
 
 

  MEETINGS  
 

TECHNICAL PROGRAM AND EXPOSITION
Highlights, listing of technical presentations, and description of exhibitors in Washington, D.C.

 
 
 

  EDITOR'S PAGE  
 

Welcome To Washington

 
 
 

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COVER STORY
CARBOHYDRATE CHEMISTRY

NEWS OF THE WEEK
STEM CELLS

NEWS OF THE WEEK
BAYTRIL BAN

GOVERNMENT & POLICY
REVIEW TIME

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
CATALYSIS

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