Friday, February 21, 2014

ACS Molecule of the Week (February 17-21, 2014)

Clothianidin is a neonicotinoid. Neonicotinoids are a class of insecticides that are chemically similar to nicotine, which has been used as a pesticide since the late 1700s.

Here is a link regarding its synthesis:

1 comment:

  1. Another interesting molecule, Galanthamine: