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How necessary gases are for pharmaceutical production

  1. Sep 18, 2008 #1
    I just wonder how necessary gases are for pharmaceutical production. If anyone around has been involved in the process, please inform me some special most used gases. THANK YOU
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  3. Sep 18, 2008 #2


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    Re: Gases

    Here are some hints ...

    Anaerobic chambers , degassing solutions , liquid nitrogen , gases used as reagents for synthesis etc........
  4. Sep 18, 2008 #3
    Re: Gases

    I've used carbon monoxide gas to make ethyl esters from enol triflates. Carbon monoxide is commonly used for carbonylation reactions in organic synthesis. Hydrogen gas is used ALL THE TIME to reduce double and triples bonds, nitriles, dehalogenate, etc.
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