Organic molecules that Changed the 20th Century

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Organic molecules that Changed the 20 th Century “Better Things for Better Living Through Chemistry”, the advertising campaign that du Pont Chemical Company debuted in 1938 The slogan appeared just as du Pont introduced a revolutionary new organic material, nylon Nylon is just one of 10 organic molecules that changed
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Unformatted text preview: the 20 th century • Included in this group are aspirin, isooctane, penicillin, PET, progestin, DDT, Prozac, Buckyball, and DNA Aspirin O-Na + CO 2 126 o C 100 atm OH COO-Na + H+ OH COOH OH COOH (CH 3 CO) 2 O H+ heat OCOCH 3 COOH Penicillin PET Nylon 6,6 Progestin DDT Prozac Bucky Ball DNA...
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This note was uploaded on 06/28/2011 for the course CH 235 taught by Professor Nickles during the Fall '08 term at University of Alabama at Birmingham.

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