N-Methyl-N′-nitro-N-nitrosoguanidine, which was used in the preparation of diazomethane. MNNG was marketed through the company's first catalog, in 1951, a one-page document that grew to become the Aldrich Handbook. Sigma-Aldrich no longer sells MNNG, a potent mutagen and carcinogen.Click through to watch the video on people's varying uses of the Aldrich handbook.
Monday, April 28, 2014
A fun article on Alfred Bader
I really enjoyed this article on Alfred Bader by Linda Wang in this week's C&EN. Here's a neat tidbit: