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Using platinum nanocatalyst, a two-member team at the IIT Madras has successfully converted petroleum waste-product toluene into benzoic acid. Benzoic acid is used as a food preservative (E210) and medicine for fungal/bacterial infection. Toluene is converted into benzoic acid through selective and controlled oxidation in the presence of a catalyst — binaphthyl-stabilised platinum nanoparticles (Pt-BNP). ..
Topics: Benzoic acid • Chemical substances • Chemistry • Excipients • GABAA receptor positive allosteric modulators • Hazardous air pollutants • Occupational safety and health • Petrochemicals • Physical sciences • Tert-Butyl hydroperoxide • Toluene • Toluene toxicity
As per a World Bank Study published in February 2011, Indians and inhabitants of the South Asian Countries are very prone to heart attacks and suffer their first heart attack six years earlier than other groups worldwide. The age for first heart attack in Indians versus others was 53 vs 59 years. Indians also had ..
Topics: B vitamins • Branches of biology • Cardiology • Cholesterol • GABAA receptor positive allosteric modulators • Health • High-density lipoprotein • Lipoproteins • Low-density lipoprotein • Niacin • Nutrition • Vitamins