Nanotechnology Now

Our NanoNews Digest Sponsors

Heifer International

Wikipedia Affiliate Button

Home > Press > ThalesNano Announces the Launch of New Products for its H-Cube for Enantio-Selective and Stereo-Selective Catalytic Hydrogenations

Abstract:
ThalesNano Inc., announced today that it has validated and launched new products and applications for its H-Cube(TM) bench-top catalytic hydrogenator. H- Cube was recognized as one of the 100 most technologically significant and innovative new products of 2005 by R&D Magazine The new series of CatCarts(TM), ThalesNano's unique catalyst cartridge system for use in its flow reactors, filled with immobilized catalysts will enable scientists to carry out enantio-selective and stereo-selective catalytic hydrogenations while working with the H-Cube(TM). These products will be launched at the American Chemical Society's 233rd National Meeting & Exposition, March 25-29, 2007, in Chicago, IL USA. (for more information visit: http://www.acs.org )

ThalesNano Announces the Launch of New Products for its H-Cube for Enantio-Selective and Stereo-Selective Catalytic Hydrogenations

BUDAPEST, HUNGARY | Posted on March 27th, 2007

Catalytic hydrogenation is one of the cleanest chemical
transformations; however its safe handling has so far required expensive
and special dedicated facilities. ThalesNano's H-Cube(TM) hydrogenation
bench top reactor can perform these transformations safely in standard
laboratories even at high pressure and temperature. As a result of the
extension of the application area, chemists will be able to perform
otherwise complicated enantio-selective hydrogenation reactions in
H-Cube(TM) routinely.
Laszlo Urge, CEO of International Operations said: "These new products
will widen the application area of the H-Cube(TM) hydrogenation reactor
significantly. Enantio-selective hydrogenation represents an important
transformation in the search for novel biologically active compounds, and
is a bottleneck in many of the pharmaceutical industrial processes. It also
requires a special infrastructure that makes it less appealing for
discovery chemistry.
The importance of enantio-selective hydrogenations is underlined by the
fact that scientists who were pioneering this field were awarded the Nobel
Prize in 2001 for their achievements.
An ever increasing number of chemists throughout the pharmaceutical and
biotech industry are utilizing ThalesNano's revolutionary H-Cube(TM), that
makes catalytic hydrogenation in laboratories significantly more effective
than traditional methods. It also allows easy automation even at high
temperature and pressure. This enables chemists to carry out catalyst
screening and quick process optimization while scanning a wide parameter
range. As a result a large number of discovery protocols are currently
created and they will be transferred to development and scale up for the
production of clinical materials. Due to the relatively easy scale up with
ThalesNano flow reactors, the time required to transfer results from
discovery to development could be shortened. Therefore we foresee great
potential for entering process chemistry downstream from discovery with
this new product family soon. "
Dr. Ferenc Darvas, President and Chairman at ThalesNano commented
"These products have great potential and will make the work of chemists
more effective. We are finding more and more applications that cannot be
solved with traditional methods. It also underlines that ThalesNano is
executing a strategy, where we could provide novel solutions not only for
the discovery and for the development phases of the pharmaceutical
industry, but for the petrochemical, food and cosmetics industry as well.
These integrated solutions could effect both discovery and development and
could help solve some of the bottlenecks in the R&D areas."
For more information please refer to ThalesNano's website at
http://www.thalesnano.com

####

About ThalesNano Inc.
ThalesNano is a technology-intensive company that provides solutions
for leading pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies from all over the
world. It is specialized in developing and providing microscale flow
instruments for chemistry, by exploiting the benefits of combining
microfluidics, mezofluidics or nanotechnology with flow chemistry.
The award winning development, H-Cube(TM), has been recognized as one
of the 100 most technologically significant and innovative new products of
2005 by R&D Magazine is the first in a new wave of continuous-flow
hydrogenation reactors. Utilizing water electrolysis to generate hydrogen,
with a catalyst cartridge system and with a continuous-flow reactor, the
shoe-box sized H-Cube(TM) makes hydrogenation convenient, more efficient
and less hazardous. With this equipment, reactions that are almost
impossible to carry out under normal circumstances can be performed. The
product is already on the market and Thales Nanotechnology expects that its
unique development will revolutionize catalytic hydrogenation in the next
decade. (see further details at: http://thalesnano.com/rdaward100press )

For more information, please click here

Contacts:
Alexander Drijver
Chief Executive Officer
Iván G. Rózsa
Head of Marketing
+36-1-666-6100

Copyright © PR Newswire Association LLC.

If you have a comment, please Contact us.

Issuers of news releases, not 7th Wave, Inc. or Nanotechnology Now, are solely responsible for the accuracy of the content.

Bookmark:
Delicious Digg Newsvine Google Yahoo Reddit Magnoliacom Furl Facebook

Related News Press

Announcements

Ag/ZnO-Nanorods Schottky diodes based UV-PDs are fabricated and tested May 26th, 2017

New metamaterial-enhanced MRI technique tested on humans May 26th, 2017

Controlling 3-D behavior of biological cells using laser holographic techniques May 26th, 2017

Unveiling the quantum necklace: Researchers simulate quantum necklace-like structures in superfluids May 26th, 2017

Tools

New metamaterial-enhanced MRI technique tested on humans May 26th, 2017

Nanometrics Announces Retirement Plans of CEO Timothy Stultz: Dr. Stultz to Continue as Director May 25th, 2017

Nanomechanics, Inc. to Exhibit at the SEM Conference: Nanoindentation experts will attend and exhibit their instruments at the Conference and Exposition on Experimental and Applied Mechanics in Indianapolis May 25th, 2017

Plasmon-powered upconversion nanocrystals for enhanced bioimaging and polarized emission: Plasmonic gold nanorods brighten lanthanide-doped upconversion superdots for improved multiphoton bioimaging contrast and enable polarization-selective nonlinear emissions for novel nanoscal May 19th, 2017

Events/Classes

Nanomechanics, Inc. to Exhibit at the SEM Conference: Nanoindentation experts will attend and exhibit their instruments at the Conference and Exposition on Experimental and Applied Mechanics in Indianapolis May 25th, 2017

Leti to Demo 1st Wireless UNB Transceiver for ‘Massive Internet of Things’ at RFIC 2017 and IMS 2017: Leti Will also Present Three Papers & Two Workshops on 5G Communications IC Design, from RF to mm-Wave, During IMS 2017 and RFIC 2017 in Hawaii May 24th, 2017

Leti Will Demo World’s-first WVGA 10-µm Pitch GaN Microdisplays for Augmented Reality Video at Display Week in Los Angles: Invited Paper also Will Present Leti’s Success with New Augmented Reality Technology That Reduces Pixel Pitch to Less than 5 Microns May 22nd, 2017

Oxford Instruments Asylum Research and Microscopy and Analysis Present the Webinar: “Video-Rate Atomic Force Microscopy Enables New Research Opportunities” May 9th, 2017

NanoNews-Digest
The latest news from around the world, FREE



  Premium Products
NanoNews-Custom
Only the news you want to read!
 Learn More
NanoTech-Transfer
University Technology Transfer & Patents
 Learn More
NanoStrategies
Full-service, expert consulting
 Learn More











ASP
Nanotechnology Now Featured Books




NNN

The Hunger Project