Inside Back Cover: Odorless Isocyanide Chemistry: An Integrated Microfluidic System for a Multistep Reaction Sequence (Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 29/2013)



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Despite the long history of isocyanide chemistry, the full utilization of these compounds has been hindered by their distressing odor. In their Communication on page 7564 ff., D.-P. Kim et al. report the development of an automated continuous microfluidic system that produces products through the serial synthesis, purification, and in situ consumption of isocyanides, with little exposure of these compounds to the surroundings.