Monday, March 05, 2007
Flipping through C&EN brought my attention to a recent review published in Angewandte Chemie (DOI:10.1002/anie.200601551) about the history of quinine synthesis. If you like (somewhat lengthy) stories about the history of chemistry and natural product synthesis, you might want to print this one out for bedtime reading.
And don't forget to drink a gin and tonic now and then to keep the malaria away! C!