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  • n  a linguistic process of transposition of sounds or syllables within a word or words within a sentence
  • n  a chemical reaction between two compounds in which parts of each are interchanged to form two new compounds (AB+CD=AD+CB)

  • Robert Grubbs in Earthtimes (press release)
    We expect this highly flexible palette of catalysts to be useful for a wide variety of catalytic reactions that are catalyzed by a high oxidation state alkylidene species, and to be able to design catalytic metathesis reactions with a control that... Richard Schrock Science Daily (press release) Nov 16, 2008 63086 84162 metathesis Elevance is a great example of what happens when science and industry meet, and it brings me great pleasure to see firsthand that my work on metathesis has enabled green chemistry to take such significant steps forward," said Dr. Robert Grubbs...
  • Alfred Nobel in Bernama
    Metathesis is ...... an important weapon in the hunt for new pharmaceuticals for treating many of the world's major diseases,the Nobel jury said, adding that the trio's findings also "represent a great step forward for 'green chemistry',...

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