Cheminfo Retrieval Fifth Class FA09

submitted by: jcbradley
The fifth Chemical Information Retrieval class at Drexel University on October 22, 2009 started out with covering the new 3D structure viewer introduced recently at PLoS ONE to provide ideas for students doing a multimedia project this term. The current student answers to the chemistry publishing FAQ are then discussed. The reason for removing glatiramer acetate from ChemSpider is explained and a few databases (Wikipedia, PubChem, DrugBank) are visited that still contain the incorrect...

Cheminfo Retrieval Second Class FA09

submitted by: jcbradley

This is a recording of the second class on Chemical Information Retrieval on Oct 1, 2009 at Drexel University. The first part involves technical details about using the Wikispaces site and the rest is an open ended discussion of topics relating to publishing in science and chemistry: primary and secondary/tertiary sources, Open Access, copyright and Web2.0

A Walk Through Prevo Science Library, DePauw University

submitted by: Caroline Gilson

Take a video tour of the Prevo Science Library.

Cannabinoids

submitted by: alex01
Daniele Piomelli, PhD. - Another approach was discussed by D. Piomelli (University of California, Irvine). URB 597, an inhibitor of fatty acid amide hydrolase (FAAH), is expected to increase anandamide signaling and is being currently clinically tested in the therapy of pain. An increase in anandamide signaling may also be useful in the therapy of depression. This is a novel approach to the development of antidepressants. The signaling can be enhanced by blocking anadamide metabolism or by...