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IU Chemists Produce Star-shaped Macromolecule That Grabs Large Anions
June 17, 2013
Chemists at Indiana University Bloomington have created a symmetrical, five-sided macrocycle that is easy to synthesize and has characteristics that may help expand the molecular tool box available to researchers in biology, chemistry and materials sciences. The molecule, which the researchers call cyanostar, was developed in the lab of Amar Flood, an associate professor in the Department of Chemistry.
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