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Before Radicals Were Free – the Radical Particulier of de Morveau

Department of Chemistry, University of Basel, BPR 1096, Mattenstrasse 24a, CH-4058 Basel, Switzerland
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Chemistry 2020, 2(2), 293-304; https://doi.org/10.3390/chemistry2020019
Received: 31 March 2020 / Revised: 14 April 2020 / Accepted: 17 April 2020 / Published: 20 April 2020
Today, we universally understand radicals to be chemical species with an unpaired electron. It was not always so, and this article traces the evolution of the term radical and in this journey, monitors the development of some of the great theories of organic chemistry. View Full-Text
Keywords: radicals; history of chemistry; theory of types; valence; free radicals radicals; history of chemistry; theory of types; valence; free radicals
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Constable, E.C.; Housecroft, C.E. Before Radicals Were Free – the Radical Particulier of de Morveau. Chemistry 2020, 2, 293-304. https://doi.org/10.3390/chemistry2020019

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Constable EC, Housecroft CE. Before Radicals Were Free – the Radical Particulier of de Morveau. Chemistry. 2020; 2(2):293-304. https://doi.org/10.3390/chemistry2020019

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Constable, Edwin C., and Catherine E. Housecroft. 2020. "Before Radicals Were Free – the Radical Particulier of de Morveau" Chemistry 2, no. 2: 293-304. https://doi.org/10.3390/chemistry2020019

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