Gold :A Catalyst in Drug Making

Gold is a precious metal and looks great in a ring.But is is used in making of drugs from ancient times.A new way to prepare biaryls — compounds that are essential building blocks in the creation of drugs and many modern materials such as LEDs — using gold as a catalyst is described by researchers from the University of Bristol in this week’s edition of Science. Gold catalysis is easier, cheaper and more environmentally friendly than current methods which use palladium as a catalyst.

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I am Rashid Aziz Faridi ,Writer, Teacher and a Voracious Reader.
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1 Response to Gold :A Catalyst in Drug Making

  1. Pingback: Heterogenized Homogeneous nanocatalysts – to get specific products with very high selectivity – The Global Innovations

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