5/16/2016  TCI NEWS

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[New Leaflet] Fluorescent Agonist to Strigolactone Receptor

Yoshimulactone Green (YLG) is a fluorescent agonist of the strigolactone receptor, which plays an important role in targeting the host plant by Striga. Striga is a parasitic plant and leads to serious loss of production of crops in Africa. YLG attracts much attention with contribution of improvement of Striga research.

[Pamphlet] Nucleosides, Nucleotides, Nucleic Acids and Related Reagents

It contains various useful reagents for the research of nucleic acids chemistry. It can be used as the library for nucleic acid units.

- Wide variety of nucleosides, nucleotides, and nucleobases are listed.
- Related enzymes and coenzymes are also listed.

[New Edition] TCIMail Quarterly Magazine – No. 169

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 way, using various schemes and charts.

[Related Leaflet] New Stable Fluorinating Reagent with Ease of Handling (Hara Reagent)

Hara Reagent
This product is easily handled crystalline compound consisting of IF5, pyridine and HF, and is expected as the alternative reagent of IF5 that is unstable in air.

- Air-stable and non-hygroscopic crystalline powder
- Widely applicable to various fluorinations of sulfides and thioacetals, etc.

Reagent Guides 8th Edition

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

Classification examples:

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

Materials Chemistry
Solar Cell Research Reagents / OLED / Photochromic Compounds
Bioscience & Analytical Science

Classification examples:

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

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

Synthetic Organic Chemistry

Research Article

Carbon-Heteroatom Bond Formation at the Benzylic Position of Methylarenes

  Togo et al. have reported the one-pot C–heteroatom bond formation from the C–H bond at the benzylic position of methylarenes. They show the reaction pathway as follows. Initially, the reaction proceeds through Wohl–Ziegler bromination of methylarenes with 1,3-dibromo-5,5-dimethylhydantoin or NBS, and AIBN as a radical initiator, followed by reactions with different nucleophiles. Most of the C–heteroatom bond formation methods require toxic transition metals at high temperature, and the reactions are limited mainly to the C–O bond formation. In contrast, this reaction proceeds under mild transition metal-free conditions. This method is useful for the synthesis of functionalized methylarenes.


New Products


Product Highlight

Fluorescent Probes for Human Serum Albumin (HSA)-Drug Binding Assay

 Human serum albumin (HSA), a transporter protein accounting for about 60% of serum proteins, binds to fatty acids, bilirubin, metal ions, etc. and circulates in blood. It is known that HSA also binds to drugs such as warfarin and ibuprofen. Since two drug binding sites are found mostly in HSA, identifying the drug binding site on HSA is important for pharmacokinetics.1)
 BD140, developed by Chang et al., is a novel fluorescent probe which binds to drug binding site 2 specifically.2) A simple and quick drug binding assay can be attained with a combination of BD140 and dansylamide, a specific fluorescent probe for drug binding site 1.


New Products

Pentafluorophenyl column for HPLC “TCI Stella PFP”

TCI Stella PFP

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The 5th Sungkyun International Solar Forum 2016 (SISF 2016)

600th Anniversary Hall, Sungkyunkwan University
Seoul, Korea
May 25-27, 2016
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