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Sing a Song of Benzene, A Pocket Full of Pi

Smith, Douglas L. (1994) Sing a Song of Benzene, A Pocket Full of Pi. Engineering and Science, 58 (1). pp. 26-38. ISSN 0013-7812 http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechES:58.1.Smith

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Abstract

Benzene-containing amino acids, long slighted as molecular filler, appear to play a key role in communications between nerve cells. Benzene rings line the pocket of a receptor molecule, where their pi-electrons may help recognize the messenger molecule.


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Deposited On:26 Dec 2012 05:28
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