A counterintuitive chemical reaction to simplify the production of biologically important compounds

The reaction simplifies the production of pharmaceutically important molecules called lactones and other complex compounds.

Shruthi Rao

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Shruthi Rao is a writer and editor based in the San Francisco Bay Area, USA.

Her fiction has won several international awards, and her work has been published widely, most notably in Scroll.in, Mint Lounge, Brainwave and national newspapers of India like Deccan Herald and The Hindu. She has written three picture books for children.

She writes about travel, science and technology, culture and lifestyle. She edits scientific papers, and fiction and non-fiction manuscripts.

She has a Master’s degree in Energy Engineering and a Bachelor’s in Electrical Engineering, both from top engineering schools of India.

Her website - http://www.shruthi-rao.com

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