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Molecules 1998, 3(3), 94-99; doi:10.3390/30300094

Elemental and Molecular Heritage: An Internet-based Display

Department of Chemistry, Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, London, SW7 2AY, UK
Received: 3 March 1998 / Accepted: 6 March 1998 / Published: 9 March 1998
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The background to a Web page describing elemental and molecular heritage at Imperial College chemistry department is described. Photographs are shown of the original samples of elemental bromine and crystalline silicon, and molecular ferrocene and mauveine. 3D "Hyperactive" models of these systems are shown, together with a recently discovered heterocyclic systems scorpionine, which like mauveine is made by a deceptively simple chemical synthesis.
Keywords: Molecular heritage; WWW; review Molecular heritage; WWW; review
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