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Archive for January 17th, 2008

Quesnoin from Tropical Paris

Posted by David Bradley on January 17th, 2008

Quesnoin structureA newly discovered diterpene quesnoin with a novel ring structure, bridged by a single oxygen atom, has been isolated from 55 million-year-old amber from the Eocene geological period by Akino Jossang and colleagues at the National Museum of Natural History in Paris.

Tropical Paris, you say? Find out more here.