Structure of Pigments of the Red Sweat of the Hippopotamus

Your notion of the structure of hipposudoric and norhipposudoric acids, pigments of the red sweat of the hippopotamus, may need some updating. This newly published study calls for your attention: “Refined Structure of Hipposudoric and Norhipposudoric Acids, Pigments of the Red Sweat of the Hippopotamus,” Takatoshi Matsumoto, Yoko Saikawa, Masaya Nakata, and Kimiko Hashimoto, Chemistry […]

Unexpected appearance of a banana in a chemical structure

This study introduces a banana into the diagram of a chemical structure: “1,3-Bis(nitroimido)-1,2,3-triazolate Anion, the N-Nitroimide Moiety, and the Strategy of Alternating Positive and Negative Charges in the Design of Energetic Materials,” Thomas M. Klapötke, Christian Petermayer, Davin G. Piercey, and Jörg Stierstorfer, Journal of the American Chemical Society, epub November 28, 2012. The authors, […]