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Coordination chemistry

Bent into shape

Nature Chemistry (11 June 2010) | Download Citation

The composition and structure of self-assembled coordination cages are very sensitive to subtle changes in the geometry of the bent organic ligands that are used to stitch together the metal ions.

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