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Daily Archives: February 22, 2008
In organic chemistry, a heterocycle is any ring molecule containing one or more atoms other than carbon. Adenine (mentioned in a previous post) is quite a good example of a heterocycle. A lot of these have been searched for in … Continue reading
I got my exam results back! Special Topics in Chemistry 1: Astrophysical Chemistry; Solid State Materials Chemistry Mark: 74 That, unless I’m mistaken, is a distinction! Needless to say, I’m rather happy about that score. I think it’s worth a … Continue reading