8/4/2015  TCI NEWS

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[New Edition] TCIMail Quarterly Magazine – No. 166

TCIMAIL contains technical papers contributed by leading professors and scientists. We also introduce our new reagents in the fields of Synthetic Organic Chemistry, Materials Chemistry, Bioscience and Analytical Science. Examples of application and use are explained in an easy to understand way, using various schemes and charts.
Research Article
- Invention of Synthetic Reactions Based on σ-Bond Activation
Tamejiro Hiyama
RDI Professor, Research and Development Initiative, Chuo University

- Nanodiamond
- Useful Copper Reagent for Coupling Reactions
- Ligands for Click Chemistry
- Non-detergent Sulfobetaines
- Cyclitol

Reagent Guides 8th Edition <Newly Published in June 2015>

In these Reagent Guides, TCI products have been classified according to research fields, reaction types, applications and basic structures. Please click here to contact TCI local distributors or TCI for a Free Copy!
Synthetic Organic Chemistry & Materials Chemistry

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Synthetic Organic Chemistry
Asymmetric Organocatalysts / Cross-coupling Reaction Using Transition Metal Catalysts / Condensation & Active Esterification

Materials Chemistry
Solar Cell Research Reagents / OLED / Photochromic Compounds

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Bioscience & Analytical Science

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Nucleosides / Amino Acids / Sugars / Lipids / Terpenes / Steroids / Antibodies

Analytical Science
GC Derivatizing Reagents / HPLC Labeling Reagents / HPLC Columns / Derivatization Reagents for MS

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Chemistry Chat

Focusing on the Elements - Elements for the Fight against Cancer

Kentaro Sato
The twentieth century saw an extraordinary extension of human life in industrialized countries. For example, the Japanese average longevity was around 44 years in 1900 and improved to over 80 years by 2000. The centenarian population was only 198 in 1965, but surpassed the 10,000 mark in 1998 and is now over 50,000 in 2012. In the next few decades, there may come a time when it isn’t rare to live longer than 100 years.

Synthetic Organic Chemistry

Research Article

Asymmetric Iodolactonization Using a Trinuclear Zinc Complex Prepared from Bisaminoiminobinaphthol Ligand

Arai et al. have reported an asymmetric iodolactonization using a ligand having a BINOL group and two chiral aminoimino groups, such as (R)-3,3'-Bis[[[(1R,2R)-2-(isoindolin-2-yl)-1,2-diphenylethyl]imino]methyl]-1,1'-bi-2-naphthol (1). In this reaction, the equivalent-relation between 1 and metal salts is important to promote the reaction effectively. The reaction successfully proceeds in high yield and high enantioselectivity when using three equivalents of zinc acetate relative to the equivalent of 1. Furthermore, the X-ray analysis of the prepared zinc-complex coordinates with 1 has been determined and has clarified its structure forms a trinuclear zinc complex.


Product Highlight

A Brønsted Organic Acid Forming Solid State Salts with Chemically Stable Cationic Species

1,2-Benzenedisulfonic imide(1) is a strong Brønsted organic acid and is used for acid-catalyzed organic synthesis.1-3) For instance, 1 catalyzed acylations of alcohols with acid anhydrides can be performed under solvent-free conditions.3) After this reaction, the catalyst 1 can be recovered and reused. On the other hand, 1 can form ion-pairs with chemically stable cationic species. Barbero et al. successfully isolated cationic intermediates as solid state salts consisting of a conjugate base of 1, by the condensation reaction of aromatic aldehydes with benzimidazole derivatives under the presence of 1 to give the cationic intermediates.4) Isolated salt crystals are determined by X-ray analysis to clarify the structure of cationic intermediate.


New Products


New Products

HPLC Pentafluorophenyl columns “TCI Stella PFP”

• Analysis of Catechins by TCI Stella PFP
TCI Stella PFP
TCI Stella PFP (pentafluorophenyl bonded phase) has unique interactions.
• hydrophobic interactions
• π-π interactions
• dipole-dipole interactions
• Hydrogen bonds

TCI Catalogs & Product Brochures

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Reagent Guide Online –Product Information Page on TCI Website

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250th American Chemical Society National Meeting & Exposition

Booth# 1004
Boston Conference Center‎
Boston, MA, USA
August 16 - 20, 2015
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JASIS 2015 (3rd)

Booth# 6B-703
Makuhari Messe International Exhibition Hall‎
Chiba City, Chiba, Japan
September 2 - 4, 2015
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