Aleksandr Mikhailovich Butlerov and chemical structure: Tribute to a scientist and to a 150-year old concept

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In a pioneering move, one hundred and fifty years ago the Russian organic chemist Aleksandr Butlerov (1828-1886) coined the term "chemical structure." He called for basing our understanding of the chemical composition of substances on the concepts of atomicity and structure.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)243-246
Number of pages4
JournalStructural Chemistry
Volume22
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2011

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  • Chemical structure
  • Stereochemistry

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Aleksandr Mikhailovich Butlerov and chemical structure : Tribute to a scientist and to a 150-year old concept. / Hargittai, I.

In: Structural Chemistry, Vol. 22, No. 2, 04.2011, p. 243-246.

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