Category Archives: Assorted Fluorous Items

End of an Era: Fluorous Technologies Ceases Operations

Dear Friends of Fluorous Chemistry and Valued Customers of Fluorous Technologies: The stockholders of Fluorous Technologies approved a plan to permanently close the business and begin a liquidation process. While we had hoped for a better long term outcome, all … Continue reading

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Perfluoropolyethers as Fluorous Tags

For the most part fluorous domains used in fluorous biphasic systems have been linear perfluoroalkyls, such as perfluorooctyl moieties.  Branched perfluoralkyls such as perfluorinated t-butyl groups have also been used as tags to facilitate fluorous based separations.  In the 2004 … Continue reading

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Orthogonal Fluorous Mixture Synthesis (FMS)

University of Pittsburgh Professor and Fluorous Technologies, Inc. founder, Dennis Curran, has over the last several years dedicated a good portion of his research to fluorous mixture synthesis (FMS).  In FMS, libraries or isomers of compounds can be made in … Continue reading

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Fluorous Organocatalyst for Aldol Reactions

Researchers at Gifu Pharmaceutical University led by Prof. Tsuyoshi Miura have been working on fluorous sulfonamide organocatalysts for some time now and have reported their results in various reactions.  These include asymmetric aldol reactions and Michael additions which we have … Continue reading

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Fluorous 2011 Year in Review

This morning FTI lanuched it’s December 2011 Technical Newsletter.  Many of you will be receiving it by email this morning, but for those of you who have not signed up for email delivery you can read it through the link … Continue reading

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