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Molecular conformations fielded

Studies of molecular dynamics can be foiled by the presence of stereoisomers — molecules that have the same bond sequence arranged in different geometries. This problem has now been deflected.

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Stolow, A. Molecular conformations fielded. Nature 461, 1063–1064 (2009).

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