Fundamental symmetry aspects of molecular chirality

Barron, L. D. (1991) Fundamental symmetry aspects of molecular chirality. In: Mezey, P. G. (ed.) New Developments in Molecular Chirality. Series: Understanding chemical reactivity (5). Springer Netherlands: Dordrecht, pp. 1-55. ISBN 9789401056441 (doi:10.1007/978-94-011-3698-3_1)

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Scientists have been fascinated by molecular handedness ever since the concept first arose as a result of the discovery of natural optical activity in the early years of the last century. This concept spawned major advances in physics, chemistry and biology and continues to catalyse scientific progress even today.

Item Type:Book Sections
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Barron, Professor Laurence
Authors: Barron, L. D.
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Chemistry
Publisher:Springer Netherlands

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