Roundup of Wednesday #ACSDallas News

Here’s a roundup of news stories from the ACS national meeting in Dallas that C&EN published on Wednesday, 3/19:

Teaching Zinc A New Trick
Chemists revisit using zinc reagents as a means of transferring fluoroalkyl groups into synthetic building blocks and polymers

Taking Cues From Nature En Route To Taxol
Synthesis of an intermediate along the way to the cancer drug opens avenues to novel analogs

Happy first day of spring and last day of the national meeting!

Author: Rachel Pepling

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