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April 17/15

New ASAP communication: "A simple assay for glutathione in whole blood," published in Analyst.

January 22/15

PSU researchers find hidden formaldehyde in E-cigarette aerosols. The findings were published by the New England Journal of Medicine.

December 08/14

New ASAP communication: "Spiroguanidine rhodamines as fluorogenic probes for lysophosphatidic acid," published in Chemical Communications.

June 10/14

New ASAP communication:  "Differences in heterocycle basicity distinguish homocysteine from cysteine using aldehyde-bearing fluorophores," published in Chemical Communications.

June 02/14

Professor Strongin is the recipient of the 2014 John Eliot Allen Teaching Award for the Department of Chemistry.  The awards ceremony will be on Friday, June 6 at the Smith Center Ballroom from 3-5 pm.

February 28/14

New ASAP edge article: "A dual emission fluorescent probe enables simultaneous detection of glutathione and
" published in Chemical Science.

February 10/14

New ASAP communication: "A photochemical method for determining plasma homocysteine with limited sample processing" published in Chemical Communications.

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