So, since they are not being boiled out, are we just concentrating these compounds, as we do the wort when we boil it?ddroukas said:Most pharmaceuticals are not protein based (amino acid based, rather). Most are composed of aromatic carbon rings (cyclohexanes, benzenes, cyclopentanes, etc.).
Zocor (cholesterol med)
EDIT: oh, and Aspirin, for instance, decomposes at 284 degrees Fahrenheit. I don't think we can boil that out.
And for the other chem kids out there: I'm not saying cyclo(whatevers) are aromatic, just listing the common themes in medicines.