An article by Baker Professor of Chemistry Larry French has been published in the online version of the Journal of Chemical Education; the print version will be published in June, containing the article, "Isolation and Structure Elucidation of the Terpene ß-Thujone from Cedar Leaf Oil."
The article describes an experiment French created, for students in an advanced organic chemistry lab.
The Journal of Chemical Education is the official journal of the Division of Chemical Education of the American Chemical Society, co-published with the American Chemical Society Publications Division. Launched in 1924, the journal publishes peer-reviewed articles and related information as a resource to those in the field of chemical education and to those institutions that serve them. JCE typically addresses chemical content, activities, laboratory experiments, instructional methods and pedagogies.
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Posted: April 8, 2011