Process Chemistry News
C&EN Volume 92 Issue 12 | pp. 30-33 Issue Date: 24 March 2014
In a typical day, process chemists select reagents, pore over synthetic routes, think about safety, and manage costs.
Eli Lilly & Co. process chemist David Mitchell’s wife, Pearlette, doesn’t always like it when he pulls out his smartphone to check the latest journal e-alert. He never knows if the latest paper to hit his in-box will contain a solution he needs for an efficient new kilogram-scale synthesis of a drug candidate. So anytime his pocket buzzes, Mitchell takes a look.
Dr Will Watson, Scientific Update Technical Director wrote this interesting article on Green Chemistry Metrics as featured in March in CHEManager.
by Jan Harmsen (Elsevier, 2014 ISBN 9780444627261)