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How to Find Biological Activity and Synthetic Methods of Organic Substances: Getting Started

This guide is written for students of Chemistry 243, but others may use it

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Welcome to Bruce Slutsky subject guides page. This page will help you to learn about  resources that can help you find information on the bioactivty of organic substances, their physical properties and how they are prepared in the laboratory or isolated from natural sources.

Special Note for Students of Chemistry 243

The two most import electronic resources for the assignment are:

  • Scifinder - please sign up for an account to use it
  • Knovel - for physical properties

The Merck Index which is available only in print at NJIT may also be useful

The following research guides are also helpful

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