Nitrous oxide- discovered by Joseph Priestley in 1772 and known affectionately as “laughing gas” – is now a class C drug in the UK under the misuse of drugs act 1971. Possession will be illegal by the end of 2023. If, However, you can get hold of some (or have some to get rid of)
Tag: C-O bond
A couple of weeks ago I attended the 20th annual Bristol Synthesis Meeting at the Victoria rooms in Bristol, UK.1 Always an excellent event, and this one was no exception. I was intrigued by a presentation given by Franziska Schoenebeck from the University of Aachen, Germany on the application of organogermanes in cross coupling chemistry.