50 Million Chemicals Now Identified

Arylmethylidene heterocycle was identified as the 50th millionth known compound.


So I asked Schenck: When a paper comes out describing my daughter’s crystals, will each of them get added to Chem Abstracts’ database? “You bet,” he said, “with her name on them.”

I passed the information along to her over the weekend. And her typically nuanced response: “Sweeeeeet!”

Corrected on : Updated: 09/09/09