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Derek Lowe, an Arkansan by birth, got his BA from Hendrix College and his PhD in organic chemistry from Duke before spending time in Germany on a Humboldt Fellowship on his post-doc. He's worked for several major pharmaceutical companies since 1989 on drug discovery projects against schizophrenia, Alzheimer's, diabetes, osteoporosis and other diseases. To contact Derek email him directly: derekb.lowe@gmail.com Twitter: Dereklowe

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Posted by Derek

A couple of notes: in the previous post, I forgot to include the link to Wavefunction's article on the "negative rate constant" brouhaha - it's here, and well worth a look.

And I wanted to note that the post that discusses the Dobson and Kell theories about how compounds make their way into cells now has a comment from Douglas Kell himself, which is also worth a look if you're into this topic.

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1. PPedroso on May 8, 2012 6:31 AM writes...

Interesting but he seems angry with the long tail of commentary...
And the caps lock does not help which just shows another deficiency of blog commenting, the lack of format tools.

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2. Hap on May 8, 2012 9:53 AM writes...

I don't think it's a formatting error.

Sometimes it seems that (based on my volume in political arguments sometimes) if I scream my political thoughts, they will become truth in the minds of the listeners (and everywhere else). I guess he figures that'll work for physical phenomena. Hope it works better for him.

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3. alf on May 8, 2012 11:54 AM writes...

Good rebuttal. 80% of his responses are solid. CAPS don't bother me.

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4. Hap on May 8, 2012 12:13 PM writes...

My comment was idiotic. Sorry.

He's capping to highlight his responses as opposed to the questions - it is a formatting issue versus a "If I yell, my arguments will be true" issue.

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