10 Questions on Important Abbreviations, History of Chemistry ...

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  1. German Chemical Society (GDCh), Finnish Chemical Society (SKS), French Chemical Society (SCF)
  2. Australian Chemical Society (RACI), German Chemical Society (GDCh), Finnish Chemical Society (SKS)
  3. Canadian Chemical Society (SCS), Australian Chemical Society (RACI), German Chemical Society (GDCh)

 

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  1. A unique string to encode molecular information and to faciliate the search for such information in databases and on the web
  2. A unique and persistent identifier to distinguish one researcher from every other researcher
  3. A unique and persistent string to identify content and link to its location on the internet

 

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  1. a live broadcast of a one day symposium held in Paris, France, with four Nobel Laureates
  2. a ceremony held in Brussels, Belgium, with Barry Sharpless
  3. a guest editorial by Phil S. Baran

 

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  1. International Younger Chemists Network
  2. Inorganic Yttrium and Cyanide Reactions
  3. Interdisciplinary Youth Communication Network
  4. Indian Youth Climate Network

 

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  1. Receptors on cells that detect temperature are activated
  2. Receptors on the surface of taste bud cells are activated

 

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  1. Median age of the journal's articles cited in 2016
  2. All citations in 2016 divided by all articles publushed in the journal in 2015 and 2014
  3. All citations in 2016 divided by all articles published in the journal in 2016

 

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  1. 1860
  2. 1901
  3. 1922

 

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  1. 2008
  2. 2007
  3. 2006

 

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  1. The crema prevents too rapid cooling, holds aroma volatiles back, and protects against hydrolysis
  2. The crema looks nice but does not have a special function
  3. The crema shows that the coffee beans used are extremely fresh

 

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  1. Together with Robert Burns Woodward he proposed a theory to explain the stereospecificity of pericyclic reactions
  2. He discovered how symmetry properties of frontier orbitals determine the course of certain reactions
  3. He discovered the psychopharmacological effects of LSD (lysergic acid diethylamide)
  4. He discovered a rearrangement named after him, which converts an amide to an amine, and an elemination named after him, which creates a tertiary amine and an alkene from a quaternary ammonium compound

 

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Answer 3
not to be confused with August Wilhelm von Hofmann or Roald Hoffmann

 


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