Cutting Waste

Drug Production with Less Waste [JP]

Lecture Description

Most of drugs we take are produced by chemical synthesis, thereby emitting huge waste. To produce 1kg of drug brings more than 100kg of waste. Prof. Kobayashi talks about how to produce drugs with less waste, from the perspective of "green chemistry".

 

NOTE:
- This lecture was conducted only in Japanese.
- This content is also available on iTunes U. Refer to “Supplement” below.
(You can play the video offline by downloading it on your iTunes.)

Date:
2016-6-11
Target:
Visitors
Field:
Health & Medicine

Speaker

Shu Kobayashi

The University of Tokyo
School of Science  / Professor

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Supplement