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    There are many talented women in chemistry doing fantastic research spread all over the world. We want to know who you think deserves to be the next Women in Chemistry Award winner.

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Science of Synthesis

Full-text resource for methods in synthetic organic chemistry

Science of Synthesis provides a critical review of the synthetic methodology developed from the early 1800s to-date for the entire field of organic and organometallic chemistry.

Women in Chemistry Award Nominate female chemists now!

Whom would you award with the Women in Chemistry Award 2023?

SOS Author Spotlight: Elena Villani and Shinsuke Inagi

Fundamentals and applications of bipolar electrochemistry described in Science of Synthesis

ECAB members SoS presents the first Early Career Advisory Board

We are delighted to announce the first members of the SoS ECAB for 2022-2023!

SOS Release 4.26 — User Interface Science of Synthesis 4.26

Containing reviews on various organotin and organosilicon compounds, quinolinones, and cyclopropanes.

Science of Synthesis Knowledge Updates - New Volume Editor

Sophie Rousseaux joins the team as editor of Volume 19 (Nitriles and Isocyanides)

Science of Synthesis Knowledge Updates - New Volume Editor Appointed

Marc Taillefer and Samir Zard new editors for content on nitrogen functional groups

SOS Author Spotlight: Lara Malins and Richard Payne

Peptide synthesis explored with a Knowledge Updates chapter on chemoselective ligation chemistry

SOS Author Spotlight: Philip Harris (Pyrido[1,2-a]indoles)

Latest update to SOS includes synthetic routes to important hetarene systems: pyrido[1,2-a]indoles and aza analogues

Science of Synthesis: Electrochemistry in Organic Synthesis Electrochemistry in Organic Synthesis

Electrosynthesis represents an increasingly viable platform for molecular synthesis; this volume presents the key concepts, strategies, and latest advances.

Science of Synthesis — Click Chemistry Click Chemistry

This volume describes the most useful click transformations, and their applications in the chemical, biological, and materials sciences.

SOS Author Spotlight: Oleksandr Grygorenko and Bohdan Vashchenko (1,4-Dioxanes)

Methods for the Synthesis and Modification of 1,4-Dioxanes Compiled and Reviewed for SOS

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Powering Molecular Transformers with High Quality Data. Sign up now!

SOS Author Spotlight: Zhi-Shi Ye (Piperazines)

Key Synthetic Routes to Piperazine Structures Comprehensively Reviewed for SOS

Another SOS Crossword is Now Available To Download

Put your knowledge of chemical names to the test!

SOS Author Spotlight: Vera Vil’, Oleg Bityukov, and Alexander Terent’ev

New Science of Synthesis Review on Acyclic Geminal Bisperoxides

Kooperation zwischen IBM Research Europe und Science of Synthesis

Ziel der Partnerschaft ist es, die Vorhersage von chemischen Reaktionsergebnissen mit Hilfe von künstlicher Intelligenz und Synthesedaten aus Thiemes digitalem Nachschlagewerk für die organische Chemie – Science of Synthesis – zu verbessern.

Are you an early career researcher?

If yes, now is your chance to become part of the Science of Synthesis Early Career Advisory Board and to be networking with internationally renowned chemists!

BBTC Breaking Barriers Through Chemistry (Virtual) Conference

We are happy to announce the 1st Breaking Barriers Through Chemistry Conference on August 2nd-6th, 2021 - promoting collaboration with Mexican scientists from all areas of chemistry.

Science of Synthesis Knowledge Updates - New Volume Editor Appointed

Professor Jean-Marc Campagne is welcomed to the team!

Cristina Nevado Cristina Nevado ist die Gewinnerin des Women in Chemistry Award 2021

Cristina Nevado von der Universität Zürich ist die zweite Preisträgerin des "Dr. Margaret Faul Award for Women in Chemistry".

sos virtual symposium SOS Symposium zu Ehren von Barry Trost

Am 11. November 2020 fand unser virtuelles SOS Symposium mit Vorträgen von Barry Trost und drei seiner Alumni statt. Lesen Sie hier die Highlights im Überblick!

Happy birthday, Science of Synthesis!

In 2020, we celebrated the 20th anniversary of SOS and made a selection of SOS reviews freely available to everyone throughout the year.

SOS as a Teaching Resource Science of Synthesis as a Teaching Resource

The content of Science of Synthesis can also be useful for the preparation and delivery of advanced organic synthesis courses. Find out how teaching faculty and students can make the most of this resource in an educational context.

Free Radicals: Fundamentals and Applications in Organic Synthesis Free Radicals: Fundamentals and Applications in Organic Synthesis

Radical chemistry is undergoing a renaissance, both in the selective generation of organic radicals and in their use in organic synthetic reactions.

Professor Tim Donohoe Science of Synthesis Knowledge Updates – New Editor for Hetarene Content

Professor Tim Donohoe joins the Science of Synthesis Editor Team.

SOS Author Spotlight: Hajime Ito and Koji Kubota

Hokkaido University Researchers Review Borylative Ring Closure

Professor Stanislav Wnuk — SOS Author for Chapter 16.17 Science of Synthesis Update on Purines

Recent developments in purine synthesis have been reviewed by Professor Stanislav Wnuk and colleagues.

Dr. Narendra Ambhaikar Science of Synthesis Phenazines Update

Dr. Narendra Ambhaikar reviews recent synthetic routes to phenazine structures

Science of Synthesis The Science of Synthesis Advisory Board Welcomes New Members

Professor J. Goodman (University of Cambridge), Dr. Y. Li (MIT), and Dr. D. Wrublewski (Caltech).

SOS Editorial Board Meeting 2019 Science of Synthesis Editorial Board Meeting 2019

The SOS team was delighted to meet with their Editorial Board in San Sebastian, Spain to discuss new ideas regarding topics and trends in organic synthesis.

SOS Case Studies SOS Case Studies: Enhancing Users Chemistry Research

A series of case studies prepared by major chemistry institutions worldwide - designed to illustrate practical examples of how SOS can help benefit your research.

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