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Arming Drug Hunters: Chemists design new reaction for drug discovery

News   Nov 16, 2018 | Original story from Colorado State University

 
Arming Drug Hunters: Chemists design new reaction for drug discovery

The left image is a modification of the antihistamine drug loratadine made via the pyridine-pyridine coupling method developed by CSU chemists. The bold line represents the reaction, the result of which is a derivative of loratadine obtained with 70 percent yield. The right image is a 3D representation of the coupling reaction. Credit: Juan Alegre-Requena/Colorado State University

 
 
 

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