What is the genus of a calling bird anyway?

The answer’s to these questions and day 5 of the quiz can now be found here.

So, straight on to day 4 of the Chemistry World round up of the year quiz. If you want to catch up with yesterday’s questions you can see them here.

This year the Nobel prize in chemistry went to work on G-protein coupled receptors. Which two scientists were awarded the prize?  

In April, the antimalarial drug Synriam was claimed to be the first domestically developed drug for which emerging economy?

And now the answers from yesterday.

The chemical structure was the purported configuration of hexacyclinol in a 2006 paper from James La Clair. The paper came in for considerable criticism from the synthetic organic community and was eventually retracted in November of this year.

New structure for hexacyclinol

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

And the new president of the Royal Society of Chemistry is, of course, Lesley Yellowlees.

Stay tuned for tomorrow’s questions.

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