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Molecular socks in a drawer

Nature volume 449, pages 149151 (13 September 2007) | Download Citation

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Dynamic combinatorial chemistry is a deft way to identify the most stable forms in a complex mixture of interconverting compounds. Even more cunningly, it can also be used to sort related molecules by crystallization.

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  1. Michael D. Ward is at the Molecular Design Institute, Department of Chemistry, New York University, 100 Washington Square East, New York, New York 10003-6688, USA. mdw3@nyu.edu

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